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Albert Celerin
Born (1921-07-05)July 5, 1921
Died 31 December 1997(1997-12-31) (aged 76)
Place of birth Eger, Czechoslovakia
Place of death Vienna, Austria
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Fernaufklärungsgruppe 4
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Albert Celerin (8 September 1912 – 31 December 1997) was a German Luftwaffe Reconnaissance pilot and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards

References

Citations
  1. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 72.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941–1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall (in German). ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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