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Roßmann, Karl Franz Joseph

Date of birth:
November 23rd, 1916 (Kempten im Allgäu/bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
April 1st, 2002 (Bad Kreuznach, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Karl Roßmann finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 16. / IV. / Flak-Regiment "General Göring" (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
Details:
370th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Panzer-Regiment Hermann Göring
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1944
Details:
Award 48/311.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, Fallschirm-Panzer-Regiment Hermann Göring
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1945
Details:
725th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Karl Rossmann - Lexikon der Wehrmacht

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