Gümbel, Karl

Date of birth:
June 24th, 1888 (Finstringen/Lorraine, Germany)
Date of death:
October 28th, 1970 (Heidelberg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl Gümbel served with Infanterie-Regiment 516, 295. Infanterie-Division and 257. Infanterie-Division. He finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant. Gümbel was a POW from May 10th, 1945 until July 8th, 1947.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 516
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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