Anton Hübsch

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Anton "Toni" Hübsch
Nickname(s) "Toni"
Born 16 March 1918
Rottach-Egern
Died 31 October 1973(1973-10-31) (aged 55)
West Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1942–45
Rank Oberfeldwebel
Unit StG 2
SG 2
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Anton "Toni" Hübsch (16 March 1918 – 31 October 1973) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career, he flew 1060 missions and was credited with the destruction of 120+ tanks and 2 troop transports.[Note 1]

Awards and decorations

Notes

  1. For a list of Luftwaffe ground attack aces see List of German World War II Ground Attack aces
  2. According to Scherzer as pilot in the I./Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann".[2]

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 237.
  2. Scherzer 2007, p. 408.

Bibliography

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  • 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>
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1976). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe 1939–1945 Band II Stuka- und Schlachtflieger (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 978-3-87341-021-3. 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>

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