Hans-Karl von Scheele

Hans-Karl von Scheele
Born (1892-05-23)23 May 1892
Died 8 October 1955(1955-10-08) (aged 63)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 208th Infantry Division
LII Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Karl von Scheele (23 May 1892 – 8 October 1955) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.




  1. 1 2 Thomas 1998, p. 249.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 304.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 59.


  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Moritz Andreas
Commander of 208. Infanterie-Division
13 December 1941 - 1 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Eugen Ott
Commander of LII. Armeekorps
1 October 1943 - 20 November 1943
Succeeded by
General der Infanterie Erich Buschenhagen
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