Military Wiki
Advertisement
Herbert Schob
Born (1915-05-12)12 May 1915
Died 5 April 1981(1981-04-05) (aged 65)
Place of birth Leipzig
Place of death Frankfurt
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Luftwaffe
Years of service 1934–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Condor Legion
LG 1
ZG 76
JG 300
Battles/wars

Spanish Civil War
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert Schob (12 May 1915 – 5 April 1981) 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. During his career Herbert Schob was credited with 34 aerial victories, 6 in the Spanish Civil War and 28 during World War II.

Awards[]

Notes[]

  1. According to Scherzer as Oberleutnant and Staffelkapitän of the I./Zerstörergeschwader 76.[3]

References[]

Citations
  1. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 419.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 313.
  3. Scherzer 2007, p. 678.
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.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941–1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall (in German). ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • 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.

External links[]

Advertisement