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FRANZ  HACK  (4009-1994)
SS Obersturmbannführer, Waffen SS

 

FRANZ HACK (3 February 1915 – 9 June 1997) was Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen SS during World War II who was decorated with the Knights Cross with Oak Leaf (see below) as well as the Frontspange in Gold.

HACK was born in Mannheim, Germany on 3 February 1915.  He joined the Waffen SS he was issued the service number 227 129 and his first command was the 1st Company, Germania Regiment in 1938.  He ended the war as the commander of the 10th SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment Westland of the 5th Panzergrenadier Division Viking.  He died in Hamburg, Germany in June 1997.
                       

 

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