Anton Mader

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Anton Mader
Born (1913-01-07)7 January 1913
Kaštel Novi, Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austria-Hungary
Died 19 February 1984(1984-02-19) (aged 71)
Vienna
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Austria
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Brigadier (Bundesheer)
Unit JG 2, JG 77, JG 11, JG 54
Commands held II./JG 77, JG 11, JG 54
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Bundesheer

Oberstleutnant Anton Mader (born 7 January 1913 in Kaštel Novi – died 19 February 1984 in Vienna) was German World War II Luftwaffe 86 victories Flying ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He held the position of Geschwaderkommodore of Jagdgeschwader 54 in 1944.

Awards[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to Scherzer on 15 July 1942.[4]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Obermaier 1989, p. 163.
  2. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 290.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 300.
  4. ^ Scherzer 2000, p. 522.
Bibliography
  • Berger, Florian; Habisohn, Christian (2003). Ritterkreuzträger im Österreichischen Bundesheer 1955–1985 [Knight's Cross Bearers of the Austrian Armed Forces 1955–1985] (in German). Vienna, Austria: Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 978-3-9501307-2-0. 
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe Jagdflieger 1939 – 1945 [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Luftwaffe Fighter Force 1941 – 1945] (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 978-3-87341-065-7. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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 [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] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
none
Commander of Jagdgeschwader 11
April 1, 1943 – November 11, 1943
Succeeded by
Oberstleutnant Hermann Graf
Preceded by
Major Hubertus von Bonin
Commander of Jagdgeschwader 54 Grünherz
January 28, 1944 – September, 1944
Succeeded by
Oberst Dietrich Hrabak