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Leopold Holzmann
Born (1916-03-05)March 5, 1916
Died 21 October 2002(2002-10-21) (aged 86)
Place of birth Großrußbach, Austria
Place of death Großrußbach, Austria
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1938 (Austria)
1938–1945 (Germany)
Rank Major
Commands held I./Grenadier-Regiment 1059
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Leopold Holzmann (5 March 1916 – 21 October 2002) 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 was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 193.
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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