Friedrich Mieth

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Friedrich Mieth
Born 4 June 1888
Died 2 September 1944(1944-09-02) (aged 56)
Iaşi, Romania
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held Army Group Don Rear Area
IV. Armeekorps
Battles/wars Jassy–Kishinev Offensive  
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Friedrich Mieth (4 June 1888 – 2 September 1944) was a German general during World War II. In 1942, he commanded Army Group Don Rear Area.[1] Mieth was killed in action on 2 September 1944 in Iaşi, Romania.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Pohl 2008, p. 100.
  2. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 83.
  3. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 311.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 68.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. 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. 
  • Pohl, Dieter (2008). Die Herrschaft der Wehrmacht: Deutsche Militärbesatzung und einheimische Bevölkerung in der Sowjetunion 1941–1944. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. ISBN 978-3486580655. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Kurt von Tippelskirch
Commander of Infanterieregiment 27
6 October 1936 – 10 November 1938
Succeeded by
Oberst Theobald Lieb
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
Chief of the General Staff of XII. Armeekorps
10 November 1938 – 26 August 1939
Succeeded by
Oberst Maximilian Grimmeiß
Preceded by
none
Chief of the General Staff of 1. Armee
26 August 1939 – 24 October 1940
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Carl Hilpert
Preceded by
none
Commander of 112. Infanterie-Division
10 December 1940 – 10 November 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Albert Newiger
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Max Pfeffer
Commander of IV. Armeekorps
December 1942 – 2 September 1944
Succeeded by
none