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Sinnhuber, Johann

Date of birth:
March 27th, 1887 (Wilkoschen/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 23rd, 1974
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
April 14th, 1907: Fahnenjuner;
August 18th, 1908: Leutnant (Patent September 9th, 1906);
?: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
?: Major;
October 1st, 1933: Oberstleutnant;
September 1st, 1935: Oberst;
April 1st, 1939: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1941: Generalleutnant;
Oktober 1st, 1943: General der Artillerie.

Career:
April 14th, 1907: Entering service;
August 18th, 1908: Feldartillerie-Regiment Nr. 52.;
October 1st, 1934 - March 1st, 1938: Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 21;
March 1st, 1938 - May 21st, 1940: Arko 18;
May 21st, 1940 - May 1st, 1943: Kommandeur 28. Infanterie-Division;
July 1942: redesignated 28. Jäger-Division;
July 10th, 1943 - September 1st, 1944: Kommandierender General LXXXII. Armee-Korps;
September 1st, 1944 - April 1st, 1945: Führerreserve;
April 1st, 1945 - April 18th, 1945: Kommandierender General Verteidigungsbereich Hamburg-Bremen;
April 18th, 1945 - May 8th, 1945: Führerreserve.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 28. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 28. Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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