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Berner, Emil

Date of birth:
December 4th, 1921 (Stetten-Konstanz/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
June 13th, 2008 (Engen-Stetten/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Became Unteroffizier in 1943.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter der Reserve (Lance Corporal of Reserves)
Unit:
Richtkanonier, 3. Batterie, I. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 18, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1942
Action:
Emil Berner was awarded the Knight’s Cross for destroying 42 enemy tanks during the Battle of El Alamein.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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