Karl Pröll

Karl Pröll

Karl Pröll
Born 7 February 1910
Batzhausen in the Neumarkt district
Died 7 February 1974(1974-02-07) (aged 64)
Passau, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank Oberstleutnant
Unit 25th Panzergrenadier Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Karl Pröll (16 September 1910 – 7 February 1974) was a German Oberstleutnant 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.

Contents

  • Awards and decorations 1
  • References 2
    • Citations 2.1
    • Bibliography 2.2
  • External links 3

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 175.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 360.
  3. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 606.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 345.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 95.

Bibliography

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  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.  
  • 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 (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.  

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht