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Zeidler, Markus

Date of birth:
January 23rd, 1904 (Malente/Eutin, Germany)
Date of death:
July 12th, 1958 (Kiel, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kampfgruppe zbV 9
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur Kampfgruppe z.b.V. 600
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1942
Awarded for the successes of his Kampfgruppe z.B.V. 600 in its aerial supply runs to Heeresgruppe Mitte and the troops in the Demyansk pocket during the winter of 1941-1942. Zeidler was also recognized for his total of 98 transport sorties flown.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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