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Name:  Berner, Emil
Date of birth: December 4th, 1921 (Stetten-Konstanz/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:  June 13th, 2008 (Engen-Stetten/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Became Unteroffizier in 1943.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 10th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Gefreiter der Reserve (Reserve Private)
Unit: Richtkanonier 3. / Flak-Regiment 18
Awarded on: November 3rd, 1942
Action: Emil Berner was awarded the Knight’s Cross for destroying 42 enemy tanks during the Battle of El Alamein.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
ERDKAMPFABZEICHEN DER LUFTWAFFE
 
     
ÄRMELBAND AFRIKA
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945
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