Karl Eibl, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Karl Eibl

German general

Date of Birth: 23-Jul-1891

Place of Birth: Bad Goisern, Upper Austria, Austria

Date of Death: 21-Jan-1943

Profession: military personnel

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Karl Eibl

  • Karl Eibl (23 July 1891 – 21 January 1943) was an Austrian general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.
  • He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.
  • He also served in World War 1 as an officer in the Austrian Landwehrregiment 21 . Eibl was killed north-west of Stalingrad on 21 January 1943, during the chaotic retreat forced by the Russian offensive, Operation Little Saturn, when Italian soldiers mistook his command vehicle for a Soviet armored car and blew it up with hand grenades.
  • There is a memorial monument dedicated to him in the city park of Krems, Austria

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