A TALE OF THREE UNCLES



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A Tale of Three Uncles

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JOSEF HANEL (20K)

Josef Hanel

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
Josef was born on born 19 August 1919 in Gros-Raden, Czechoslovakia. His rank was Feldwebel. He served in the 2nd Kompanie, 123 Grenadier Regiment, 50th Infantry Division, Army Group "Mitte" (Center). His Feldpost Number was 01354-C. He was reported missing in August 1944, after receiving a visit from the Gestapo following the 20 July 1944 assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler.

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50. Infanterie-Division

50. Infanterie-Division was destroyed in the Crimea May 1944 and reformed June 1944.

Commanders
Generalleutnant Konrad Sorsche (1 Sep 1939 - 25 Oct 1940)
Generaloberst Karl Adolf Hollidt (25 Oct 1940 - 23 Jan 1942)
Generalleutnant August Schmidt (31 Jan 1942 - 1 Mar 1942)
Generalleutnant Friedrich Schmidt (1 Mar 1942 - 26 June 1943)
Generalleutnant Friedrich Sixt (26 June 1943 - 30 Apr 1944)
Generalleutnant Paul Betz (30 Apr 1944 - 9 May 1944)
Generalmajor Georg Haus (5 June 1944 - 18 Apr 1945)
Generalmajor Kurt Domansky (18 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations
Poland
(Sep 1939 - May 1940)
France (May 1940 - June 1941)
Eastern front, southern sector (June 1941 - May 1944)
Eastern front, central sector (June 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle
121. Infantry Regiment
122. Infantry Regiment
123. Infantry Regiment
150. Artillery Regiment
   1. Battalion
   2. Battalion
   3. Battalion
   4. Battalion
150. Panzerjäger Battalion
150. Reconnaissance Battalion
150. Signals Battalion
150. Pioneer Battalion
Supply Troops

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