Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin

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Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
Born 6 November 1890
Stettin
Died 1 April 1952(1952-04-01) (aged 61)
Unknown
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1909–45
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
Relations Friedrich Bertram Sixt von Armin (father)

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.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 326.

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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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 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