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Siegfried Haenicke

Siegfried Haenicke
Born 8 September 1878
Konstanz, Grand Duchy of Baden
Died 19 February 1946(1946-02-19) (aged 67)
Mühlberg, East Germany
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1932)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1897–1932
1939–1945
Rank General der Infanterie
Commands held 61. Infanterie-Division
XXXVIII. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Pour le Mérite
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Siegfried Haenicke (8 September 1878 – 19 February 1946) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXXVIII. Corps. He was a recipient of both the Pour le Mérite and Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Pour le Mérite was the highest military order of the German Empire. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Siegfried Haenicke was captured by Soviet troops in 1945, and died in 1946.

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Awards and decorations

See also

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Miller, Michael D. "General der Infanterie Siegfried Haenicke". Axis Biographical Research. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 174.
Bibliography

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of 61. Infanterie-Division
8 August 1939 - 27 March 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Franz Scheidies
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis
Commander of XXXVIII. Armeekorps
23 April 1942 - 29 June 1942
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Kurt Herzog
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