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Anton Mader
Born (1913-01-07)7 January 1913
Died 19 February 1984(1984-02-19) (aged 71)
Place of birth Castelnuovo in Dalmatia
Place of death Vienna
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Austria
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Brigadier (Bundesheer)
Unit JG 2, JG 77, JG 11, JG 54
Commands held II./JG 77, JG 11, JG 54
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Bundesheer

Oberstleutnant Anton Mader (born 7 January 1913 in Castelnuovo-Dalmatia – died 19 February 1984 in Vienna) was German World War II Luftwaffe 86 victories Flying ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He held the position of Geschwaderkommodore of Jagdgeschwader 54 in 1944.

Awards

Notes

  1. According to Scherzer on 15 July 1942.[4]

References

Citations
  1. Obermaier 1989, p. 163.
  2. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 290.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 300.
  4. Scherzer 2000, p. 522.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe Jagdflieger 1939 - 1945 (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-065-6.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit. Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 - 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II. Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, 2001. 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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Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of Jagdgeschwader 11
April 1, 1943 – November 11, 1943
Succeeded by
Oberstleutnant Hermann Graf
Preceded by
Major Hubertus von Bonin
Commander of Jagdgeschwader 54 Grünherz
January 28, 1944 – September, 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Dietrich Hrabak



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