Franz Dutter

Franz Dutter
Born (1917-10-24)24 October 1917
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died 21 November 1996(1996-11-21) (aged 79)
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Major
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 2

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Franz Dutter (24 October 1917 – 21 November 1996) was a highly decorated 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 and was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold one of only 631 awards.

Awards and decorations



External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkeuztraeger 1939-1945

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