Siegfried Haenicke

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Siegfried Haenicke
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Born 8 September 1878
Died 19 February 1946(1946-02-19) (aged 67)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1897–32
1939–45
Rank General of the Infantry
Commands held 61st Infantry Division
XXXVIII Army Corps
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Pour le Mérite
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Siegfried Haenicke (8 September 1878 – 19 February 1946) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the XXXVIII Army Corps. He was a recipient of both the Pour le Mérite and Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Haenicke surrendered to the Soviet troops in 1945, and died in 1946.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 174.

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 61st Infantry Division
8 August 1939 - 27 March 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Franz Scheidies
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis
Commander of XXXVIII Army Corps
23 April 1942 - 29 June 1942
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Kurt Herzog