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Franz-Xaver Attenberger
Born 19 July 1915
Died 9 August 1991(1991-08-09) (aged Script error: No such module "age".)
Place of birth Passau
Place of death Falkenberg
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Stabsgefreiter
Unit 3./Artillerie-Regiment 114
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Franz-Xaver Attenberger (19 July 1915 – 9 August 1991) was a highly decorated Stabsgefreiter in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 101.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
  • Huß, Jürgen (2009). Ritterkreuzträger im Mannschaftsstand 1941 - 1945. Zweibrücken: VDM Nickel. ISBN 978-3-86619-042-9. 

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