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Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
Born 6 November 1890
Stettin
Died 1 April 1952 (age 61)
Unknown
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1909–1945
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 95. Infanterie-Division
113. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

  • Battle of France
  • Operation Barbarossa
  • Battle of Kiev (1941)
  • Battle of the Caucasus
  • Battle of Stalingrad
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin (6 November 1890 – 1 April 1952) 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. Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin was captured in 1943 during the Battle of Stalingrad and died in Soviet captivity on 1 April 1952.

Dates of rank[]

  • Fahnenjunker (18 February 1909)
  • Leutnant (16 June 1910)
  • Oberleutnant (25 February 1915)
  • Hauptmann (18 October 1917)
  • Major (1 April 1929)
  • Oberstleutnant (1 October 1932)
  • Oberst (1 October 1934)
  • Generalmajor (1 March 1938)
  • Generalleutnant (1 March 1940)

Awards and decorations[]

  • Iron Cross (1914)
    • 2nd Class (7 October 1914)
    • 1st Class (22 December 1917)
  • Wound Badge (1914)
    • in Black
  • Cross of Honor
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Eastern Front Medal
  • German Cross in Gold (6 September 1942)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
    • Knight's Cross on 22 September 1941 as Generalleutnant and commander of 95. Infanterie-Division [1]

References[]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 326.
Bibliography
  • 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.


External links[]

Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of 95. Infanterie-Division
25 September 1939 – 10 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Zickwolff
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Zickwolff
Commander of 113. Infanterie-Division
10 May 1942 – 2 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Friedrich Wilhelm Pruet
Persondata
NAME Sixt von Armin, Hans-Heinrich
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION German General and Knight's Cross recipients
DATE OF BIRTH 6 November 1890
PLACE OF BIRTH Stettin, Poland
DATE OF DEATH 1 April 1952
PLACE OF DEATH Unknown


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