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Eitel-Albert Barth
Born 7 December 1915
Died 4 May 2004(2004-05-04) (age 16)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Place of death Flims, Switzerland
Allegiance Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Flag of Germany.png West Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Bundeswehr Kreuz.svg Luftwaffe (Bundeswehr)
Years of service ?–1945
1956–1960
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Major (Bundeswehr)
Unit Kampfgeschwader 55
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Eitel-Albert Barth (7 December 1915 – 4 May 2004) was a German Luftwaffe bomber pilot 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. Eitel-Albert Barth joined the post-war Bundeswehr in 1956, he retired in 1960 as a Major.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 105.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe Jagdflieger 1939–1945 (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-065-6.
  • 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.

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