Friday, February 21, 2014

Enemy Elite Friday: Wilhelm von Apell (Germany)

"Awarded for particularly distinguishing himself during the penetration of both the Serbian positions near Stracin and the English pass position at Klidi.  In this time he managed to turn the flank of the defending Allied forces and thereby compel them to conduct a swift retreat."  from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on May 14th, 1941 as Oberst of the 9th Brigade in the 9th Panzer Division.
Another capable enemy elite,

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