Franz Landgraf

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Franz Landgraf
Born 16 July 1888
Died 19 April 1944(1944-04-19) (aged 55)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1909–44
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 6th Panzer Division
155th Reserve Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Franz Landgraf (16 July 1888 – 19 April 1944) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 231.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Werner Kempf
Commander of 6. Panzer-Division
6 January 1941 - June 1941
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma
Commander of 6. Panzer-Division
15 September 1941 - 1 April 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Erhard Raus
Preceded by
None
Commander of 155. Reserve-Panzer-Division
1 August 1943 – 23 August 1943
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Curt von Jesser
Preceded by
Generalmajor Curt von Jesser
Commander of 155. Reserve-Panzer-Division
6 September 1943 – 30 September 1943
Succeeded by
Generaleutnant Max Fremerey