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Karl Eglseer
German General and Knight's Cross recipients

Karl Eglseer

Karl Eglseer
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Intro German General and Knight's Cross recipients
Was Military personnel
From Austria
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 5 July 1890, Bad Ischl, Austria
Death 23 June 1944, Rettenegg, Austria (aged 54 years)
Star sign Cancer
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Karl Eglseer (5 July 1890 – 23 June 1944) was a general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XVIII Corps. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Eglseer was killed in an air crash in Austria on 23 June 1944, along with generals Thomas-Emil von Wickede and Eduard Dietl.


Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Austrian Republic
  • Karl Troop Cross
  • Military Merit Cross, 3rd class with war decoration and swords
Nazi Germany
  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd and 1st Class
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 23 October 1941 as Generalmajor and commander of 4. Gebirgs-Division
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