Friedrich Carl (officer)

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Friedrich Carl
Born (1916-09-24)24 September 1916
Straßburg, Elsass
Died 5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 97)
Mallorca, Spain
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service –1945, 1956–72
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Artillerie-Regiment 269
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Eduard Matthias Carl (24 September 1916 – 5 December 2013)[1] was a Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Carl later served in the Bundeswehr of Federal Republic of Germany.

Awards and decorations

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Citations

  1. http://en.ww2awards.com/person/28858
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 152.
  3. Scherzer 2007, p. 257.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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