PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ziegler, Joachim
Date of birth: October 19th, 1904 (Hanau am Main/Hessen, Germany)
Date of death:  May 2nd, 1945 (Berlin, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Joachim Ziegler was transferred to the Waffen-SS in June 1943 and finally became Brigadeführer (Generalmajor). Was killed during the Battle for Berlin on May 2nd 1945.
     
SPANIENKREUZ, GOLD MIT SCHWERTERN
Awarded on: May 31st, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Adjutant 3.Panzer-Brigade / 3.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: September 23rd, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Major
Unit: Generalstabsoffizier Ic 7.Panzer-Division "Gespenster-Division"
Awarded on: June 28th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel)
Unit: Chef des Generalstabes XXXIX.Panzer-Korps
Awarded on: March 14th, 1943
Details: Award 329/8.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Nordland" / III.(germanischer) SS-Panzer-Korps / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on: September 5th, 1944
Details: 3560th Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Nordland" / III.(germanischer) SS-Panzer-Korps
Awarded on: April 28th, 1945
Details: 848th Award.
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
- Yerger, Mark C., Waffen-SS Commanders – The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend; Krüger to Zimmermann, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, 1999
- Mitcham Jr., S.W. Rommel’s Lieutenants – The Men Who Served the Dessert Fox, France, 1940, Praeger Security International, Westport, U.S.A., 2006
- Krätschmer, E.G., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Waffen-SS, Nation Europa Verlag GmbH, Coburg, Deutschland, Auflage 2003
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