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Max Sachsenheimer

Max Sachsenheimer
Born (1909-12-05)5 December 1909
Died 2 June 1973(1973-06-02) (aged 63)
Merzhausen near Freiburg
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1928–45
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 17. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Max Heinrich Sachsenheimer (5 December 1909 – 2 June 1973) was a German Generalmajor, serving during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.




  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 236.
  2. ^ a b Berger 1999, p. 307.
  3. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 393.
  4. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 648.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 369.
  6. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.
  7. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 47.


  • Frey, Gerhard; Herrmann, Hajo: Helden der Wehrmacht III - Unsterbliche deutsche Soldaten (in German). München, Germany: FZ-Verlag GmbH, 2007. ISBN 978-3-924309-82-4.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Richard Zimmer
Commander of 17th Infanterie-Division
4 September 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by

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