peoplepill id: franz-landgraf
German general and Knight's Cross recipient
|Intro||German general and Knight's Cross recipient|
|Was||General officer Knight|
|Birth||16 July 1888, Munich, Germany|
|Death||14 April 1944, Stuttgart, Germany (aged 55 years)|
The details (from wikipedia)
Franz Landgraf (16 July 1888 – 19 April 1944) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
During the invasion of the Sovjet Union he led the 6th Panzer Division in the Baltic Region, fighting a battle at Raseiniai.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 16 June 1940 as Oberst and commander of 4. Panzer-Brigade
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