SCHELLACK, Horst  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Schellack, Horst
Date of birth: June 25th, 1923 (Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
1st April 1943: Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier
1st August 1943: Fähnrich
1st November 1943: Oberfähnrich
1st July 1944: Leutnant

Horst Schellack has as Nahaufklärer five confirmed air victories with the Messerschmitt Bf 109:

Nr. Datum Einheit Abschuss

01. 29.03.1944 1./NAGr. 5 U-2
02. 29.04.1944 1./NAGr. 5 U-2
03. 27.05.1944 1./NAGr. 5 Fesselballon
04. 27.05.1944 1./NAGr. 5 Fesselballon
05. 08.07.1944 1./NAGr. 5 U-2

On 17th November 1944 Host Schellack did not return from an operational sortie and ended presumably as Soviet Prisoner of War.
     
FLUGZEUGFÜHRERABZEICHEN
Awarded on: June 15th, 1943
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR AUFKLÄRER IN BRONZE
Rank: Oberfähnrich
Unit: 1. / Nahaufklärungsgruppe 5
Awarded on: April 5th, 1944
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Oberfähnrich
Unit: 1. / Nahaufklärungsgruppe 5
Awarded on: May 11th, 1944
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR AUFKLÄRER IN SILBER
Rank: Oberfähnrich
Unit: 1. / Nahaufklärungsgruppe 5
Awarded on: June 12th, 1944
 
     
GEMEINSAMES FLUGZEUGFUHRER-BEOBACHTER ABZEICHEN (OHNE BRILLIANTEN)
Rank: Oberfähnrich
Awarded on: June 14th, 1944
Details: Nr. 168 703/44
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Oberfähnrich
Unit: 1. / Nahaufklärungsgruppe 5
Awarded on: June 22nd, 1944
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR AUFKLÄRER IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfähnrich
Unit: 1. / Nahaufklärungsgruppe 5
Awarded on: July 24th, 1944
 
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on: September 28th, 1944
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on: December 5th, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Soldbuch
Information source(s):   - Award certificates EK2, EK1, Frontflug Bronze,Silber, Flugzeugführer/Beobachter, Ehrenpokal and DKiG, Documents and Soldbuch via H.-P. Rackete
- Ciel de Gloire
   
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