Schalk, Johann

Date of birth:
September 19th, 1903 (Krems, Austria)
Date of death:
November 9th, 1987 (Graz, Austria)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
III. / Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel"
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1940
Details:
The first awarding of the Ehrenpokal during the Second World War.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleuntnant
Unit:
III. / Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel"
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Schalk - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3