Zintl, Franz-Xaver

Date of birth:
June 14th, 1914 (Röthenbach/Mittelfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
March 23rd, 1993 (Großauheim-Hanau/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 206
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer I. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 206
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for actions on 3/6/1942 during the attack against the Gridino road when he not only captured his regiment's objective within two hours but also was able to achieve a subsequent linkup with the battalion on his left, encircling a portion of Soviet troops. He then personally led two platoons and annihilated them.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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