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Kennel, Karl

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1914 (Pirmasens/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
July 1st, 1999 (Pirmasens/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl Kennel achieved 34 victories in 957 operational sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zerstörergeschwader
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1942
Details:
Award 10/35.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitan, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1943
Details:
895th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1944
Details:
666th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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