Rammelt, Karl

Date of birth:
June 10th, 1914 (Nebra an der Unstrut/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
May 13th, 2009 (Fürstenfeldbruck/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl Rammelt served after the war with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 1969, reaching the rank of Oberstleutnant.

Flew a total of 450 sorties, including numerous fighter-bomber attacks. Over the course of his career he achieved 46 aerial victories (including 18 in the East and 11 four-engined bombers).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after about 40 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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