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Sixt, Friedrich

Date of birth:
October 28th, 1895 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
August 4th, 1976 (Icking/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iton Cross 2nd Class on December 23rd 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1941
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on May 5th 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel)
Unit:
Generalstabschef XXXXIV. Armeekorps
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1942
Details:
Award 116/12.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 50.Infanterie-Division / XXXXIX.Gebirgs-Korps / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
December 17th, 1943
Details:
2443rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 50.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 17th, 1944
Details:
Royal Decree No. 97.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 5.Jäger-Division / XXIII.Armee-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Weichsel
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1945
Details:
772nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Ichim, E., Ordinul Militar de Razboi “Mihai Viteazul”, Modelism & Jertfa, Bucahrest, Romania, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Reinicke, A., Die 5. Jäger-Division – Polen, Westfeldzug 1940, Rußland, Das Ende an der Oderfront, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2003
    - ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de

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