Ringel, Julius

Date of birth:
November 16th, 1889 (Völkermarkt, Austria)
Date of death:
February 11th, 1967 (Bayerisch Gmain, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Promotions:
December 1st, 1942: Generalleutnant (RDA -9-);
June 1st, 1944: General der Gebirgstruppe.

Career:
MArch 20th, 1944: Kommandierender General LXIX. Armeekorps;
June 27th, 1944: Stellvertretender Kommandierender General XVIII Armeekorps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 10th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1941
Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 15th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1941
Action:
In the execution of operations on Crete, the commander of a Mountain Division, General Major Ringel, and as commanders of mountain regiments, the Colonels Utz, Jais and Krakau and the commander of a mountain artillery regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Wittmann, along with their subordinate troops had a decisive share.
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Commander 5. Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1942
Ärmelband Kreta
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 5. Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1943
Details:
312th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Gebirgstruppe (Lieutenant General of Mountain Forces)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1944

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