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Ziegler, Heinz

Date of birth:
May 19th, 1894 (Trakehnen/Easternprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 21st, 1972 (Göttingen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
5th September 1912: Fahnenjunker;
20th May 1914: Leutnant (Patent 24th May 1912);
?: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
?: Major;
1st June 1935: Oberstleutnant;
1st January 1938: Oberst;
1st January 1942: Generalmajor (Patent 1st April 1912);
3rd December 1942: Generalleutnant;
1st January 1944: General der Artillerie;

Career:
5th September 1912: Entered service as Fahnenjunker;
20th May 1914: Commissioned/assigned to Fuß-Artillerie-Regiment 15;
10th November 1938: Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 98;
1st September 1939: Chef st. Befehlshaber des Ersatzheeres (BdE);
13th September 1939: Chef Gernalstab stellv.IV.Armee-Korps;
1st February 1940: Chef Generalstab XXXXII.Armee-Korps;
9th December 1941: Chef Generalstab 15.Armee;
1st April 1942: General b. Chef d.H.Rüst.;
3rd December 1942: ständiger Vertreter d. Oberbefehlshaber 5.Panzer-Armee;
20th february 1943: stellv. Führer Afrika Korps;
6th March 1943: Stab Heeresgruppe Afrika;
24th May 1943: Kommandeur 334.Infanterie-Division;
21st October 1943 - 25th November 1943: stellv. Führer III.Panzer-Korps;
24th February 1944: Sonderbeauftragter für die Vereinheitlichung der Wehrwirtschafts-Organisationen;
24th October 1944 - 22nd November 1944: stellv. Führer 14.Armee.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Generalkommando XXXXII.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1943
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3

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