Bruno Stolle

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Bruno Stolle
File:Bruno Stolle.jpg
Born 13 April 1915
Münster
Died 22 January 2004(2004-01-22) (aged 88)
Rheinbach
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945, 1956–72
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit LG 1
JG 51
JG 2
JG 11
EKdo Ta 152
Commands held III./JG 2
I./JG 11
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Bruno Stolle (13 April 1915 – 22 January 2004) 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. Bruno Stolle was credited with 35 aerial victories in 271 combat missions.

Awards

Notes

  1. According to Schumann on 12 September 1941.[2]

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall 2008, p. 200.
  2. Schumann 2007, p. 183.
  3. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 462.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 335.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. (2008). Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Schumann, Ralf (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 des LG 1 (in German). Zweibrücken, Germany: VDM Heinz Nickel. ISBN 978-3-86619-013-9.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Hauptmann Egon Mayer
Commander of III./Jagdgeschwader 2
1 July 1943 – February 1944
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Herbert Huppertz
Preceded by
Hauptmann Walter Matoni
Commander of I./Jagdgeschwader 11
November 1944 – 25 November 1944
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Rüdiger Kirchmayr