PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Peichl, Adolf
Date of birth: December 8th, 1917 (Vienna, Austria)
Date of death:  June 4th, 1969 (Vienna, Austria)
Nationality:  Austrian
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: August 23rd, 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 28th, 1941
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: September 6th, 1943
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: September 6th, 1943
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Oberscharführer (Staff Sergeant)
Unit: Zugführer 12. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment "Der Führer"
Awarded on: September 16th, 1943
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: September 1943
Details: For a tank destroyed on 20th September 1943.
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Awarded on: October 22nd, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
Awarded on: October 22nd, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Unit: Zugführer 12. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4
Awarded on: October 26th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Unit: Zugführer 12.(gepanzerte) / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 "Der Führer"
Awarded on: October 16th, 1944
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN GOLD
Details: Received for his fifth personally destroyed enemy tank. Uncertain is wether he received first five silver ones that were later replaced by a golden one or that he received the golden for his fifth destroyed tank.
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN GOLD
Details: Received for his tenth personally destroyed enemy tank. Uncertain is how many silver badges he received between the golden one for his fifth and the golden one for his tenth tank.
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Details: Adolf Peichl destroyed personally a total of eleven enemy tanks.
 
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Picture source:   - Dobri Dobrev
Information source(s):   - BENDER, R.J. & BREYETTE, T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000.
- DÖRR, M., Die Träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer - Luftwaffe - Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio-Verlag, Bisendorf, 2006.
- FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
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