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Siegfried Haenicke
German General and Knight's Cross recipient

Siegfried Haenicke

Siegfried Haenicke
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipient
A.K.A. Siegfried Hänicke
Was Military personnel
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 8 September 1878, Konstanz, Germany
Death 19 February 1946, NKVD Special Camp No. 1, Germany (aged 67 years)
Star sign Virgo
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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.


  • Pour le Mérite on 14 June 1918 as hauptmann and commander of II Battalion, 150th Infantry Regiment
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 17 September 1941 as generalleutnant and commander of 61st Infantry Division
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