Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin

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Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin
Born 6 November 1890
Died 1 April 1952(1952-04-01) (aged 61)
Krasnogorsk
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 95. Infanterie-Division
113. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars Battle of Stalingrad
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 German general during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Armin surrendered following the Battle of Stalingrad in 1943 and died in Soviet captivity on 1 April 1952. He was the son of WW I general Friedrich Bertram Sixt von Armin.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 326.

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. 
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