Karl Rammelt

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Karl Rammelt
Born 10 June 1914
Nebra
Died 13 May 2009(2009-05-13) (aged 94)
Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1934–1945
Rank Major
Unit JG 51
Commands held II./JG 51
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl Rammelt (10 June 1914 – 13 May 2009) 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. Karl Rammelt was credited with 46 aerial victories in 450 combat missions.

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Obermaier 1989, p. 183.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 284.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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. 
  • 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
Hauptmann Hartmann Grasser
Commander of II./Jagdgeschwader 51
6 June 1943 – 24 December 1944
Succeeded by
Oberleutnant Otto Schultz