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Hermann Niehoff

Birthplace: Papenburg, NDS, Germany
Death: November 05, 1980 (83)
Riegsee, Upper Bavaria, BY, Germany
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About Hermann Niehoff


Hermann Niehoff (3 April 1897 – 5 November 1980) was a German general during World War II. In 1944, he was a liuetenant general and commander of Heersgebeit Sudfrankreich (Army Group Southern France) facing the US/French invasion of southern France (Operation Dragoon). Since 2 March 1945, he was the garrison commander of Fortress Breslau (Festung Breslau) during the Battle of Breslau, which he surrendered to the Soviet 6th Army on 6 May 1945.

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April 3, 1897
Papenburg, NDS, Germany
November 5, 1980
Age 83
Riegsee, Upper Bavaria, BY, Germany