Hoth, Hermann

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Name
Hoth, Hermann Gender: M
Johannes Hermann Carl Max Hoth
born on 12 April 1885 at 06:45 (= 06:45 AM )
Place Neuruppin, Germany, 52n55, 12e48
Timezone LMT m12e48 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°29' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 14°59 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 04°25'



Hermann Hoth (1941)
photo: Moosdorf [Mossdorf], license cc-by-sa-3.0-de

Biography

German army commander and war criminal during World War II, who fought in the Battle of France and as a panzer commander on the Eastern Front.

Hoth commanded the 3rd Panzer Group during Operation Barbarossa in 1941, and the 4th Panzer Army during the Wehrmacht's 1942 summer offensive.

Following the encirclement of the 6th Army in the Battle of Stalingrad in November 1942, Hoth's panzer army unsuccessfully attempted to relieve it during Operation Winter Storm. After Stalingrad, Hoth was involved in the Third Battle of Kharkov, the Battle of Kursk in the summer of 1943 and the Battle of Kiev.

Hoth implemented the criminal Commissar Order during the invasion of the Soviet Union. After the war, Hoth was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the High Command trial and sentenced to 15 years. He was released on parole in 1954.

Hermann Hoth died in Goslar on 25 January 1971, aged 85.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from German archives. Death data in margin.

Categories

  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Civil/ Political (War crimes)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Army commander, WWII)