Mader, Anton

Date of birth:
January 7th, 1913 (Kaštel Novi, Austria-Hungary)
Date of death:
February 19th, 1984 (Vienna, Austria)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Anton Mader was the Geschwaderkommodore of the Jagdgeschwader 54 from January 28th 1944 till September 1944.

Achieved a final total of 86 aerial victories during WWII.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
II./ Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur II./Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 40 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

Sources

  • - OBERMAIER, E., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe, Hoffmann, 1989.
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kurowski F., Oberleutnant Otto Kittel, Der erfolgreichste Jagdflieger des Jagdgeschwaders 54, Flechsig Verlag, Würzburg, 2007
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001