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German Officer Biographies

 by Jason Pipes (photos H. Houterman, Biblioverlag, et al)

Dietrich von Saucken
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Born16.5.1892 at Fischhausen/East Prussia
Died
First Joined1.10.1910
Became LtGr.Rgt.3 19.6.1912
Prewar ServiceR.Rgt.2 1.4.37
PromotionsObstlt 1.10.36
Oberst 1.6.39
Gen.Maj. 1.1.42
Gen.Lt. 1.4.43
Gen.d.Pan 1.8.44
CommandR.Rgt.2 1.9.39.-1.10.40
4.Schtz.Brig. 16.11.40.-9.12.41
4.Pan.Div. 27.12.41.-2.1.42
Kdr.Schule f.schnell Truppen 24.8.42
4.Pan.Div. 31.5.43
stellv.Fuhr.III.Pan.Corps May/June 44
XXXIX.Pan.Corps June 44
Pan.Corps GD Dec 44.-Feb 45
2 Army 12.3.45
AwardsRitterkreuz
Oakleaves
Swords
Diamonds