Josef Karl

Josef Karl

Josef Karl
Born (1910-12-26)26 December 1910
Nuremberg
Died 31 March 1962(1962-03-31) (aged 51)
Bad Tölz
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–45
Rank Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit Panzerjäger-Abteilung 49 / 4.Panzer-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Josef Karl (26 December 1910 – 31 March 1962) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 349.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 206.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 67.
Bibliography
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  • 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.  
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.  

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Personenregister/K/KarlJ.htm Lexikon der Wehrmacht.