Friedrich Siebert

Friedrich Siebert (7 July 1888 – 13 May 1950) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the XIII Corps during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Siebert was a member of the Nazi Party.[1]

Friedrich Siebert
Born7 July 1888
Ludwigshafen
Died13 May 1950(1950-05-13) (aged 61)
Würzburg
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branchArmy (Wehrmacht)
Years of service1907–45
RankGeneral of the Infantry
Commands held44th Infantry Division
57th Infantry Division
XIII Army Corps
Battles/warsWorld War I
World War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Awards and decorationsEdit

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Gordon Williamson: German Army Elite Units 1939-45. Osprey Publishing 2002, p. 13, p. 19
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 325.

BibliographyEdit

  • 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Albrecht Schubert
Commander of 44. Infanterie-Division
1 October 1939 – 2 May 1942
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Heinrich-Anton Deboi
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Oskar Blümm
Commander of 57. Infanterie-Division
10 October 1942 – 19 February 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Otto Fretter-Pico
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Erich Straube
Commander of XIII. Armeekorps
20 February 1943 – 7 September 1943
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Arthur Hauffe