Herbert Broennle

Herbert Broennle
Born 25 December 1920
Munich
Died 4 July 1943(1943-07-04) (aged 22)
north of Lake Lentini, Italy
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1940–1943
Rank Leutnant
Unit JG 54
JG 53
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert Broennle (25 December 1920 – 4 July 1943) 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. Herbert Broennle was killed on 4 July 1943 when he was shot down and crashed north of Lake Lentini in Italy. He was credited with 58 victories in 387 missions.

Awards

References

Citations
Bibliography
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 - 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II. Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 3-931533-45-X.

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
  • Aces of the Luftwaffe

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