Military Wiki
Edit Page

Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits.

The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit.

Latest revision Your text
Line 19: Line 19:
 
}}
 
}}
   
'''Karl Franz Eibl''' (23 July 1891 – 21 January 1943) was a German [[general]] during [[World War II]] and recipient of the [[Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords]] ({{lang-de|Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern}}). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
+
'''Karl Franz Eibl''' (23 July 1891 – 21 January 1943) was a [[Germany|German]] [[general]] during [[World War II]] and recipient of the [[Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords]] ({{lang-de|Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern}}). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
   
 
Eibel was killed on 21 January 1943 at Nowy-Georgijewskija, northwest of Stalingrad, when some Italian soldiers mistook his command vehicle for a Russian armored car and blew it up with hand grenades.<ref>Mitcham 2007, p. 89.</ref>
 
Eibel was killed on 21 January 1943 at Nowy-Georgijewskija, northwest of Stalingrad, when some Italian soldiers mistook his command vehicle for a Russian armored car and blew it up with hand grenades.<ref>Mitcham 2007, p. 89.</ref>

Please note that all contributions to the Military Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA

Cancel Editing help (opens in new window)

Templates used on this page: