Friedrich Siebert

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Friedrich Maximilian Siebert
Born 7 July 1888
Ludwigshafen
Died 13 May 1950(1950-05-13) (aged 61)
Würzburg
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1907 - 1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 44. Infanterie-Division
57. Infanterie-Division
XIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Maximilian Siebert (7 July 1888 – 13 May 1950) was a German general who commanded the XIII Corps during World War II. 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. Siebert was a member of the Nazi Party.[1]

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Citations
  1. ^ Gordon Williamson: German Army Elite Units 1939-45. Osprey Publishing 2002, p. 13, p. 19
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 325.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Albrecht Schubert
Commander of 44. Infanterie-Division
1 October 1939 – 2 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Heinrich-Anton Deboi
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Oskar Blümm
Commander of 57. Infanterie-Division
10 October 1942 – 19 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Otto Fretter-Pico
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Erich Straube
Commander of XIII. Armeekorps
20 February 1943 – 7 September 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Arthur Hauffe