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Friedrich Sixt

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Years of service  1914–45
Rank  Generalleutnant

Name  Friedrich Sixt
Service/branch  German Army
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Born  28 October 1895 Munich (1895-10-28)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Uman Battle of Kiev (1941) Battle of the Caucasus Crimean Offensive Operation Bagration Lublin–Brest Offensive East Pomeranian Offensive
Died  August 4, 1976, Munich, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Invasion of Poland, Battle of France
Commands held  50th Infantry Division, 5th Jager Division, 101e corps d'armee

Friedrich Sixt von Armin


Friedrich Sixt (28 October 1895 – 4 August 1976) was a German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

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Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (23 December 1915) & 1st Class (5 May 1918)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (28 September 1939) & 1st Class (11 June 1941)
  • German Cross in Gold on 18 May 1942 as Oberst im Generalstab in the General Staff of the XXXXIV Armeekorps
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Knight's Cross on 17 December 1943 as Generalleutnant and commander of 50. Infanterie-Division
  • Oak Leaves on 11 March 1945 as Generalleutnant and commander of 5. Jäger-Division
  • References

    Friedrich Sixt Wikipedia


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