Zöllner, Heinz

Date of birth:
November 7th, 1919 (Gerdauen/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
November 5th, 1944 (over the Northsea)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Had flown over 400 combat missions by the time of his death.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
6. / Kampfgeschwader 53
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 6. / Kampfgeschwader 53 "Legion Condor"
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his successes as a senior bomber pilot and the accumulation of 300 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - URBANKE, AXEL & KAISER, JOCHEN, Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kampfflieger, Luftfahrtverlag-Start, 2011.
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X