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Josef Heindl
Born (1904-03-10)March 10, 1904
Died 10 September 1943 (1943-09-11) (aged 39)
Place of birth Munich
Place of death near Sumy, Ukraine
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1923–1943
Rank Oberstleutnant of the Reserves
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 199 "List"
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Josef Heindl (10 March 1904 – 10 September 1943) was a German officer who served in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a posthumous recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was also posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant of the Reserves.

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References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Scherzer 2007, p. 375.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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