Curt Siewert

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Curt Siewert
Born (1899-04-05)5 April 1899
Oberförsterei Ratzeburg
Died 13 June 1983(1983-06-13) (aged 84)
Hanover
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Bundeswehr
Years of service 1916–45
1956–60
Rank Generalleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Commands held 58. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Author

Curt Siewert (5 April 1899 – 13 June 1983) as a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Generalmajor in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was held until May 1948. He joined the Bundeswehr in 1956 and retired in 1960.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 325.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
General der Artillerie Wilhelm Berlin
Commander of 58. Infanterie-Division
7 June 1943 – 13 January 1945
Succeeded by
Oberst Fritz Klasing