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Friedrich Carl
Born (1916-09-24)24 September 1916
Died 5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 97)
Place of birth Straßburg, Elsass
Place of death Mallorca, Spain
Allegiance Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Flag of Germany.png West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service –1945, 1956 –1972
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Artillerie-Regiment 269
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Eduard Matthias Carl (24 September 1916 – 5 December 2013)[1] was a Major 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. Carl later served in the Bundeswehr of Federal Republic of Germany.

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  1. http://en.ww2awards.com/person/28858
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 152.
  3. Scherzer 2007, p. 257.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [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]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
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