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Halder, Franz

Date of birth:
June 30th, 1884 (Würzburg/Unterfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
April 2nd, 1972 (Aschau-Chiemsee/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie
Unit:
Chef Generalstabes des Heeres
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1939
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1941
Details:
Second and third class
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst (General)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Details:
Awarded with swords and oak leaf.
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka rintatähtineen (VR 1 rt)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
First class
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Second class
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Island Farm

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