Karl Torley (16 October 1913 – 19 July 1943) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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. Karl Torley was killed on 19 July 1943 in Kalynivka, Ukraine. He was posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant

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  • Karl Torley (16 October 1913 – 19 July 1943) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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. Karl Torley was killed on 19 July 1943 in Kalynivka, Ukraine. He was posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant (en)
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  • Karl Torley (16 October 1913 – 19 July 1943) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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. Karl Torley was killed on 19 July 1943 in Kalynivka, Ukraine. He was posthumously promoted to Oberstleutnant (en)
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