Oberst Richard Hoppe

(Photo: Christel Paul - daughter)

Oberst Richard Hoppe was the Commander of the Hammelburg military training area and the post commander. He was responsible for the defense of the camp complex and the military training area.

Following Units were available:

  Day: Time:  

Units:

 

 

   

   

  27.03.1945

immediately

 XII  

 

3

 828

HAB

 

   
  27.03.1945

13:00 - 14:00 hrs

251

 10

 

 

27.03.1945

13:00 - 14:00 hrs

XIII

 
  27.03.1945

18:00 hrs

ISD

   
 

 
  28.03.1945

00:10 hrs

17
 

 
  28.03.1945

00:30 hrs

 

 
       

   
  28.03.1945

00:45 hrs

 

2

 17  
       

(-)

Demmel

  28.03.1945

02:00 hrs

 

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Hauptmann Walter Eggemann (awarded with the Ritterkreuz) was in Würzburg at the local Party District Headquarters. When he received the message about Task Force Baum, he contacted the 7. Armee Headquarters at Heigenbrücken to resume command of all forces at Hammelburg, to destroy the Task Force.

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