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Old 17th September 2018, 20:24
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Leutnant Schön - KIA 27 May 1941

Dear all,

I am looking (have already tried LW Officers List by De Zeng and Kracker Archives but with no joy) for information about a certain Leutnant SCHÖN, killed in action on the 27th May 1941.

It may be possible that he was a Fallschirmjäger killed at Malème, not an airman as I originally thought.

Have found no references yet about him...

Viele Danke, Merci, Thanks

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Old 23rd September 2018, 11:20
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Re: Leutnant Schön - KIA 27 May 1941

His name does not appear in the Luftwaffe losses, and German War Graves does not have him buried at Malame, Crete.
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Re: Leutnant Schön - KIA 27 May 1941

Certainly not a Paratrooper, Gebirgsjäger or any other German personnel involved in Operation Merkur if he was killed or missing, I have the full loss lists for Crete.

There are two men named Schön killed on that day, Alfred Schön and Franz Schön. Both were Gefreitern on U-Boats.

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Re: Leutnant Schön - KIA 27 May 1941

My schoolboy error above sorry, Alfred and Franz Schön were killed on the Bismarck.
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