- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Generalleutnant (Major-General)
- Kommandeur, 19. Flak-Division, Luftwaffe
- Awarded on:
- May 18th, 1943
Awarded for the achievements of his 19. Flak-Division during the fighting in the south of Tunisia. Generalleutnant Frantz and his Kampfgruppe particularly distinguished themselves during the battle for Hamman Lif (07.-09.05.1943), where they held out for two days against overwhelming Allied attacks.