Otto Skorzeny

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Otto Skorzeny
Bundesarchiv Bild 101III-Alber-183-25, Otto Skorzeny.jpg
Skorzeny as commander o the SS unit "Friedenthal"
Elk-name "The Lang Jumper" efter rescuin Benito Mussolini in 1943
"The Maist Dangerous Man in Europe" efter the Battle o the Bulge
Born 12 Juin 1908(1908-06-12)
Vienna, Austrick-Hungary
Dee'd 5 Julie 1975
Madrid, Spain
Allegiance  Nazi Germany  Kingdom of Egypt
Years o service 1931–1945
Rank SS-Obersturmbannführer
Service number SS #295,979
Commands held SS Panzer Brigade 150
Battles/wars

Warld War II

Awairds Airn Cross (First an Seicont Clesses)
Knicht's Cross o the Airn Cross
Aik Leaves tae the Knicht's Cross

Otto Skorzeny (12 Juin 1908 – 5 Julie 1975) wis an Austrick SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel) in the German Waffen-SS during Warld War II. During the war, he wis involved in a string o operations, includin the rescue mission that freed the deponed Italian dictator Benito Mussolini frae captivity.