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Anton Mader

German flying ace
The basics
Occupation Flying ace
Date of birth Kaštel Novi, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Date of death Feb 19, 1984 Vienna, Austria
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, German Cross in Gold
The details

Anton Mader (born 7 January 1913 – 19 February 1984) was a German pilot during World War II. He claimed 86 victories and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He held commanded fighter wing Jagdgeschwader 54 in 1944.


  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (7 October 1941)
  • German Cross in Gold on 2 January 1942 as Hauptmann in the II./JG 77
  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd and 1st class
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 23 July 1942 as Major and Gruppenkommandeur of the II./JG 77

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