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Abele, Emil (Panzer-Regiment 35)

Date of birth:
May 14th, 1914 (Schwäbisch Hall - Germany)
Date of death:
July 31st, 1993
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

2. Kompanie/ Panzer-Regiment 35 (6. Kompanie in 1944)
Oberfeldwebel Abele was nicknamed "das Auge der Division" - "the Eye of the division", for he was always not far from Kdr Eberbach and could recognise a camouflaged Pak gun at 600m with the naked eye.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
2. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 35, 4. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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