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Matthias Bermadinger
Born (1919-10-31)October 31, 1919
Died 18 February 1944(1944-02-18) (aged 24)
Place of birth Salzburg, Austria
Place of death Pskov, Russia
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1944
Rank Hauptmann (Posthumously)
Unit Kampfgeschwader 55
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Matthias Bermadinger (31 October 1919 – 18 February 1944) 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. Matthias Bermadinger was killed on 18 February 1944 over Pskov, Russia. He was posthumously promoted to Hauptmann and on 5 April 1944 was simultaneously awarded the Knight's Cross.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 111.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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