Angel, Otto

Date of birth:
February 20th, 1913 (Oberntief/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
October 14th, 2002 (Schmelz/Saarland, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier der Reserve (Corporal of Reserves)
Unit:
Zugführer Panzerjäger-Abteilung 6 / Panzerjäger-Brigade 104 / Kampfgruppe Munzel (Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 185)
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1945
Action:
Not able to return to his own unit after a short leave, Angel was assigned to Panzerjäger-Abteilung 6 in Panzerjäger-Brigade 104, part of Kampfgruppe Munzel. During action near Stettin, Angel destroyed 6 Soviet tanks within 7 minutes with his Hetzer. The next day he destroyed another 8, bringing his total of kills to 38.
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