Abel, Adolf Wilhelm

Date of birth:
October 18th, 1914 (Gerdt/Baerl am Rhein, Germany)
Date of death:
August 26th, 1944 (Eastern Front)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
III. / Grenadier-Regiment 371
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. /Grenadier-Regiment 364
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 15th, 1942
Medaille

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • -- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research

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