|Born||27 September 1894|
|Died||21 April 1945(1945-04-21) (aged 50)Disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia|
|Allegiance|| German Empire (to 1918) Weimar Republic(to 1933) Nazi Germany|
|Years of service||1913–1945|
|Commands held||304. Infanterie-Division|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Gustav Hundt (27 September 1894 – 21 April 1945) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Gustav Hundt disappeared near Troppau, Czechoslovakia on 21 April 1945. He was officially declared dead on 7 June 1950 with the date of deceased 21 April 1945.
Awards and decorationsEdit
- Iron Cross (1914)
- 2nd Class (21 November 1914)
- 1st Class (31 July 1917)
- Wound Badge (1914)
- in Black
- Cross of Honor (17 January 1935)
- Sudetenland Medal (13 January 1940)
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (25 September 1939)
- 1st Class (28 May 1940)
- Eastern Front Medal (8 August 1942)
- German Cross in Gold (15 December 1941)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
- Mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht (18 April 1945)
- ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 196.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.