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Franz Beyer (general)

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Years of service  1911–19 1935–45
Role  General
Name  Franz Beyer
Other work  Police officer
Rank  General der Infanterie

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Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1919)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Kiev (1941) First Battle of Kharkov Battle of the Caucasus Italian Campaign Battle of Monte Cassino Crimean Offensive (1944) Siegfried Line Campaign Battle of Metz Battle of the Bulge Battle of Frankfurt
Died  October 15, 1968, Bad Wiessee, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War I, Invasion of Poland, Battle of France
Service/branch  Imperial German Navy, German Army
Commands held  331e division d'infanterie, 44th Infantry Division, 17e corps d'armee, 80e corps d'armee

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Franz Beyer (27 May 1892 – 15 October 1968) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II who held commands at the divisional and corps levels. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.


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Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (10 October 1915) & 1st Class (16 June 1918)
  • Friedrich August Cross 2nd Class with Swords (22 August 1916)
  • Bavarian Military Merit Order 4th Class with Swords (20 December 1916)
  • Albert Order 2nd Class with Swords (6 December 1917)
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918 (1 November 1934)
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (13 September 1939) & 1st Class (1 October 1939)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 12 September 1941 as Oberst and commander of Infanterie-Regiment 131
  • References

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