Peter Frantz

Peter Frantz

Peter Frantz
Born (1917-07-24)24 July 1917
Died 11 March 2001(2001-03-11) (aged 83)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Major
Commands held Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung "Großdeutschland"

World War II

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

Peter Ulrich Frantz (24 July 1917 – 11 March 2001) was a highly decorated Major 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


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Thomas and Wegmann 1985, p. 92.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 155.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 60.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht