The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Videos
The Aerodrome Forum
WWI Web Sites
Medals & Decorations
Search The Aerodrome
Today in History

Name: Karl Patzelt
Order of the Iron Crown, 3rd Class
Military Merit Cross, 3rd Class
Military Merit Medal, Silver and Bronze
Iron Cross, 1st and 2nd Class
Karl Patzelt
Country: Austro-Hungarian Empire
Rank: Oberleutnant
Units: Flik 29, 42J, 68J
Victories: 5
Born: 1893
Place of Birth: Crajova, Bohemia
Killed In Action: 04 May 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death:  
Patzelt was killed in action when he was shot down by Canadian ace Gerald Birks.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Feb 1917 Flik 29 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (26.44) 1 Nieuport Scout W of Comanestie
2 21 Jun 1917 Flik 29 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (69.61) 1 Nieuport Scout Near Cotofanestie
3 23 Nov 1917 Flik 42J   Sopwith 2 San Dona di Piave
4 29 Nov 1917 Flik 42J   SAML 3 Casa Tagli
5 29 Dec 1917 Flik 42J   Seaplane Piave Vecchia

1 Pilot A Dombrowski
2 Shared with Karl Teichmann
3 Shared with Oblt Ernst Strohschneider and Ltn Franz Gräser
Above the War Fronts
by Norman L. R. Franks, Russell Guest, Gregory Alegi / Hardcover / Grub Street (September 1997)
Air Aces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1914-1918
by Dr. Martin O'Connor / Hardcover / Flying Machines Press (January 1986)
Austro-Hungarian Aces of World War 1
by Chris Chant, Mark Rolfe (Illustrator) / Paperback / Osprey Publishing (February 25, 2002)
Aces · Aircraft · Books · Forum · Help · Links · Medals · Search · Today