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Franz Gall (general)
German general and Knight's Cross recipients

Franz Gall (general)

Franz Gall (general)
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Intro German general and Knight's Cross recipients
Was Knight
From Germany
Field Military Royals
Gender male
Birth 2 September 1884, Trier
Death 27 December 1944, Mestre (aged 60 years)
Franz Gall (general)
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Biography

Franz Gall (2 September 1884 – 27 December 1944) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant 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. Franz Gall was killed on 27 December 1944 near Mestre, Italy.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • War Merit Cross with Swords
    • 2nd Class
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 19 June 1944 as Generalleutnant and defender of the island fortress Elba
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 159.

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