Hans Friedemann Götze

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Hans Friedemann Goetze
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1922)
Nazi Germany National socialist Germany
Service/branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Years of service 1914-1940
Rank SS-Standartenführer
Commands held SS Heimwehr Danzig
SS-Totenkopf Infanterie Regiment 3
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards EK I
Cross of Honor
Baltic Cross

Hans Friedemann Goetze (November 3, 1897 - May 27, 1940) was a National socialist Standartenführer (Colonel) of the German Waffen-SS and commander of SS Heimwehr Danzig (Danzig Home Defence). He was a son of SS-Brigadeführer Friedemann Goetze. He was shot and killed by a British sniper while leading his SS-Totenkopf Infanterie Regiment 3 near Le Paradis.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Commander of SS Heimwehr Danzig
July, 1939 - September 29, 1939
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Commander of SS-Totenkopf Infanterie Regiment 3
October 6, 1939 - June 3, 1940
Succeeded by
SS-Standartenführer Matthias Kleinheisterkamp