PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Mieth, Friedrich
Date of birth: June 4th, 1888 (Eberswalde/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:  September 2nd, 1944 (Iasi, Romania)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
26th March 1906: Fahnenjunker;
16th August 1907: Leutnant;
?: Oberstleutnant;
1st March 1935: Oberst;
1st April 1938: Generalmajor;
1st March 1940: Generalleutnant;
20th April 1943: General der Infanterie.

Career:
26th March 1906: Jäger-Bataillon Nr.2;
10th June 1936 - 10th November 1938: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 27;
10th November 1938 - 26th August 1939: Chef Generalstab XII. Armeekorps;
26th August 1939 - 24th October 1940: Chef Generalstab 1. Armee;
10th February 1940: Oberquartiermeister 1, Generalstab des Heeres;
25th June 1940: Chef der Waffenstillstandskommission Frankreich;
10th December 1940 - 10th November 1942: Kommandeur 112. Infanterie-Division;
24th November 1942: Kommandierender General der Sicherungstruppen Heeresgebiet "Don";
1st April 1943: Führer Korps "Mieth";
20th July 1943 - 2nd september 1944: Kommandeur IV. Armeekorps.
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Awarded on: December 29th, 1934
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 29th, 1939
Details: Had received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on September 17th, 1914.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: February 4th, 1940
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on March 11th, 1915.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 112. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: December 26th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit: Kommandierender General IV. Armeekorps
Awarded on: November 2nd, 1943
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: February 18th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general of Infantry)
Unit: Kommandierender General IV. Armeekorps
Awarded on: March 1st, 1944
Details: 409th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: June 8th, 1944
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
ORDINUL MIHAI VITEAZUL 3RD CLASS
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Lexicon der Wehrmacht
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