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Graffen, von, Karl

Date of birth:
June 6th, 1893 (Plön/Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
November 1st, 1964 (Grödersby/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Artillerie-Regiment 129 / 129.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Führer 58.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - 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
    - Scheibert, H., Die Träger des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold (Das Heer), Podzun-Pallas Verlag, Friedberg, Germany, 1983