Friedrich Sixt

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Friedrich Sixt
Born (1895-10-28)28 October 1895
Died 4 August 1976(1976-08-04) (aged 80)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1914–45
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 50. Infanterie-Division
5. Jäger-Division
CI. Armeekorps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Friedrich Sixt (28 October 1895 – 4 August 1976) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 328.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 447.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 326.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.

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. 
  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • 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. 
  • Die Wehrmachtberichte 1939–1945 Band 3, 1. Januar 1944 bis 9. Mai 1945 [The Wehrmacht Reports 1939–1945 Volume 3, 1 January 1944 to 9 May 1945] (in German). München, Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG. 1985. ISBN 978-3-423-05944-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Friedrich Schmidt
Commander of 50. Infanterie-Division
26 June 1943 – 30 April 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Paul Betz
Preceded by
Generalmajor Helmut Thumm
Commander of 5. Jäger Division
1 November 1944 – 19 April 1945
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Edmund Blaurock
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Wilhelm Berlin
Commander of CI. Armeekorps
19 April – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None