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Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
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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

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 rankEdit

Awards and decorationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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.


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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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