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Bruno Stolle
Born (1915-04-13)April 13, 1915
Died 22 January 2004(2004-01-22) (aged 88)
Place of birth Münster
Place of death Rheinbach
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945, 1956–1972
Rank Hauptmann
Oberstleutnant
Unit LG 1
JG 51
JG 2
JG 11
EKdo Ta 152
Commands held III./JG 2
I./JG 11
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Bruno Stolle (13 April 1915 – 22 January 2004) was a German Luftwaffe ace 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. Bruno Stolle was credited with 35 aerial victories in 271 combat missions.

Awards

References

Citations
  1. Schumann 2007, p. 183.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 335.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Schumann, Ralf (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 des LG 1 (in German). Zweibrücken, Germany: VDM Heinz Nickel. ISBN 978-3-86619-013-9.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Hauptmann Egon Mayer
Commander of III./Jagdgeschwader 2
1 July 1943 – February 1944
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Herbert Huppertz
Preceded by
Hauptmann Walter Matoni
Commander of I./Jagdgeschwader 11
November 1944 – 25 November 1944
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Rüdiger Kirchmayr


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