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Heinz Ziegler

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Years of service  1912–45
Rank  General der Artillerie

Name  Heinz Ziegler
Service/branch  German Army
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Born  19 May 1894 Darkehmen, Province of East Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire now Ozyorsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russian Federation (1894-05-19)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Siege of Leningrad Tunisia Campaign Battle of Sidi Bou Zid Lower Dnieper Offensive Italian Campaign Gothic Line Offensive
Died  August 21, 1972, Gottingen, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War I, Invasion of Poland, Battle of France
Commands held  5th Panzer Army, 334th Infantry Division, III Army Corps, 14th Army
Similar People  Hans‑Jurgen von Arnim, Lloyd Fredendall, Orlando Ward

Heinz Ziegler (19 May 1894 – 21 August 1972) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II acting commander of the 5th Panzer Army and commander of the 14th Army. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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Awards and decorations

  • German Cross in Gold on 26 January 1942 as Oberst im Generalstab (in the General Staff) of General-Kommando of the XXXXII. Armeekorps
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 16 April 1943 as Generalleutnant and commander of Kampfgruppe/Stab Heeresgruppe Afrika, stellv. Führer 5.Panzer-Armee
  • References

    Heinz Ziegler Wikipedia


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