PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Angel, Otto
Date of birth: February 20th, 1913 (Oberntief/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:  October 14th, 2002 (Schmelz/Saarland, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Unteroffizier der Reserve (Corporal of Reserves)
Unit: Zugführer Panzerjäger-Abteilung 6 / Panzerjäger-Brigade 104 / Kampfgruppe Munzel (Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 185)
Awarded on: March 15th, 1945
Action: Not able to return to his own unit after a short leave, Angel was assigned to Panzerjäger-Abteilung 6 in Panzerjäger-Brigade 104, part of Kampfgruppe Munzel. During action near Stettin, Angel destroyed 6 Soviet tanks within 7 minutes with his Hetzer. The next day he destroyed another 8, bringing his total of kills to 38.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
(ALLGEMEINES) STURMABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN), I.STUFE
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher collection
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
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