PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Mayerl, Maximilian
Date of birth: May 28th, 1917 (Aigen im Ennstal/Liezen, Austria)
Date of death:  February 11th, 2010 (Nimes/Languedoc-Roussillon, Germany)
Nationality:  Austrian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Maximilian Mayerl flew 647 sorties of which 172 were on the Western Front and 42 as fighter-bomber sorties on the Eastern Front. He scored 76 aerial victories, 4 on the Western Front.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 9. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on: June 29th, 1942
Details: Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on July 6th, 1942.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 9. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on: November 27th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: Staffelkapitän 9. / Jagdgeschwader 51 “Mölders”
Awarded on: November 22nd, 1943
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR JÄGER IN GOLD MIT ANHÄNGER
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
FLUGZEUGFÜHRERABZEICHEN
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- PATZWALL, K. D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2010, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2010, ISSN 1866-4709
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
- Aces of the Luftwaffe
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