Friedrich Zickwolff

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Friedrich Zickwolff
Born (1893-08-01)1 August 1893
Bayreuth, Upper Franconia, German Empire
Died 17 September 1944(1944-09-17) (aged 51)
Ludwigsburg, Württemberg, Nazi Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1908–43
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 227. Infanterie-Division
113. Infanterie-Division

95. Infanterie-Division
343. Infantry-Division
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Zickwolff (1 August 1893 – 17 September 1944) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht 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. Friedrich Zickwolff contracted a disease while serving on the Eastern Front and died on 17 September 1944. He was buried in the military cemetery in Ludwigsburg on 21 September 1944.[1]

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Letzer Abschied von General Zickwolff [Last Goodbye to General Zickwolff]. Ludwigsburger Chronik Nr. 223, 22 September 1944.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 370.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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
None
Commander of 227. Infanterie-Division
1 September 1939 – 6 May 1940
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Karl von Wachter
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich-Karl von Wachter
Commander of 227. Infanterie-Division
1 July 1940 – 12 April 1941
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich von Scotti
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Ernst Güntzel
Commander of 113. Infanterie-Division
4 June 1941 – 8 September 1941
Succeeded by
Oberst Paape
Preceded by
Oberst Paape
Commander of 113. Infanterie-Division
September 1941 – 10 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
Commander of 95. Infanterie-Division
10 May 1942 – 6 September 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Karst
Preceded by
None
Commander of 343. Infanterie-Division
28 September 1942 – 25 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hermann Kruse