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German flying ace and Knight's Cross recipient
|Intro||German flying ace and Knight's Cross recipient|
|Was||Military personnel Flying ace Knight|
|Birth||28 May 1917, Aigen im Ennstal, Austria|
|Death||11 February 2010, Nîmes, France (aged 92 years)|
The details (from wikipedia)
Maximilian Mayerl (28 May 1917 – 11 February 2010) was a fighter pilot in the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross During his career Maximilian Mayerl was credited with 76 aerial victories in 600+ missions.
Awards and decorations
- Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold
- Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (29 June 1942)
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class
- 1st Class
- Eastern Front Medal
- German Cross in Gold (27 November 1942)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 22 November 1943 as Oberleutnant and Staffelkapitän of the 9./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
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