PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Frenzel, Günther
Date of birth: March 19th, 1919 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:  March 12th, 2011 (Eitorf/Northrhine-Westernphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Frenzel was one of the pilots that operated in captured Vickers Wellington bombers. On an operetaion he landed his plane on an airfield in Belgian-Congo, tanked his plane, took off again and bombarded the airfield he had just landed. When he was taken prisoner, the British sentenced him to death, but he managed to escape with a stolen plane on the same day as his conviction.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: Flugzeugführer
Awarded on: June 19th, 1942
Details: Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on June 22nd, 1942.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit: Flugzeugführer, 11.Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader zur besonderen Verwendung 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: December 23rd, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- 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 Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945
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