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Ferdinand Foltin

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Years of service  1936–45 1952–82
Name  Ferdinand Foltin
Died  2007, Linz, Austria

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Born  30 November 1916 Vienna, Austria (1916-11-30)
Allegiance  First Austrian Republic (to 1938)  Nazi Germany (to 1945) Second Austrian Republic
Rank  Major (Wehrmacht) Generalmajor (Bundesheer)
Commands held  II./Fallschirmjager-Regiment 3
Battles/wars  World War II Battle of Crete Siege of Leningrad Italian Campaign Battle of Monte Cassino Operation Veritable
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Battle of Crete, Siege of Leningrad
Service/branch  Luftwaffe, Austrian Air Force

Ferdinand Foltin (30 November 1916 – 18 May 2007) was an Austrian officer in the paratroop forces (Fallschirmjäger) of Nazi Germany during World War II and a general in the post-war Austrian Armed Forces. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Awards and decorations

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  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 9 June 1944 as Hauptmann and commander of the II./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3
  • References

    Ferdinand Foltin Wikipedia


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