Hermann Siggel

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 Awards.com