World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Hermann Siggel

Article Id: WHEBN0027606273
Reproduction Date:

Title: Hermann Siggel  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Johannes Block, Ekkehard Kylling-Schmidt, Fritz Petersen, Jörg Burg, Alfred Eidel
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Hermann Siggel

Hermann Siggel
Born 29 December 1910
Bad Kleinen
Died 15 April 1981(1981-04-15) (aged 70)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1928–45
Rank Oberst
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 172

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hermann Siggel (29 December 1910 – 15 April 1981) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hermann Siggel was captured by American troops in the Ruhr Pocket in April 1945 and was held until September 1945.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 324.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 325.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 73.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.