Pöschl, Franz

Date of birth:
November 2nd, 1917 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
January 25th, 2011 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the Second World War Franz Pöschl served with the Bundeswehr, where he finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100, 5. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100, 5. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Awarded on:
1973
Großes Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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