Zellner, Karl

Date of birth:
September 28th, 1918 (Hangalzesberg-Wolfstein/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
September 13th, 1943 (Poltava/Oblast Poltava, Ukraine)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died through an air crash.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
1. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 1. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
February 29th, 1944
Action:
Had completed 595 sorties by the time of his death, for which he was recommended for the Knight's Cross.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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