Siegfried Scheibe (25 May 1916 – 26 April 1945) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was the commander of the SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Regiment 48 General Seyffardt, 23rd SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nederland and a posthumous recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership during World War II.

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  • Siegfried Scheibe (25 May 1916 – 26 April 1945) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was the commander of the SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Regiment 48 General Seyffardt, 23rd SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nederland and a posthumous recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership during World War II. Siegfried Scheibe was born on 25 May 1916, in Leipzig, Germany. During World War II he volunteered to join the Waffen SS. His first command was the 12th Company, SS Regiment Germania. He was awarded the Iron Cross II class in November 1939 for his actions during the Polish Campaign. The Iron Cross I class award followed in August 1940, for the Battle of France. In June 1942, he was awarded the German Cross in Gold while serving in the Soviet Union. In 1944, he was given command of the II.Battalion, SS Volunteer Regiment 23 Norge and then took over command of the SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Regiment 48 General Seyffardt in July 1944. He was killed in action between Baruth/Mark and Forsthaus Wunder, on the Eastern Front on 26 April 1945, and then awarded a posthumous Knight's Cross in May 1945, for his action while in command of the SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Regiment 48 General Seyffardt. (en)
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  • Siegfried Scheibe (25 May 1916 – 26 April 1945) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was the commander of the SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Regiment 48 General Seyffardt, 23rd SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nederland and a posthumous recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership during World War II. (en)
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