Zellot, Walter

Date of birth:
October 6th, 1920 (Spittal an der Drau, Austria)
Date of death:
September 10th, 1942 (Stalingrad, Russia)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

By the time of his death he had completed 296 missions and was credited with 85 aircraft shot down.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant
Unit:
I./Jagdgeschwader 53
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
1./JG 53
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1942
Action:
Awarded after his 84th aerial victory.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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