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Maximilian Mayerl
Born (1917-05-28)May 28, 1917
Died 11 February 2010(2010-02-11) (aged 92)
Place of birth Aigen im Ennstal, Austria
Place of death Nîmes, France
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit JG 51
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Maximilian Mayerl (28 May 1917 – 11 February 2010) 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. During his career Maximilian Mayerl was credited with 76 aerial victories in 600+ missions.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 250.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • 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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