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Max Sachsenheimer
German general

Max Sachsenheimer

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Intro German general
Was Merchant Military personnel
From Germany
Field Business Military
Gender male
Birth 5 December 1909
Death 2 June 1973, Merzhausen (aged 63 years)
Max Sachsenheimer
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Max Heinrich Sachsenheimer (5 December 1909 – 2 June 1973) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 17th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords of Nazi Germany.


  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (25 May 1940) & 1st Class (15 June 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 3 February 1943 as Major in the II./Jäger-Regiment 75
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
    • Knight's Cross on 5 April 1942 as Hauptmann and commander of II./Jäger-Regiment 75
    • 472nd Oak Leaves on 14 May 1944 as Major and leader of Jäger-Regiment 75
    • 132nd Swords on 6 February 1945 as Generalmajor and commander of 17. Infanterie-Division
  • Thomas 1998, p. 236.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 393.
  • ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 648.

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