Ibel, Max Josef, born 02-01-1896 in Munich, joined the Army Service on 05-07-1915, age 19, as Fahnenjunker with the 1st Bavarian Pionier-Ersatz-Battalion. He became the Company Leader of the 3th Field-Pionier-Kompanie des I. Bayerischen Armeekorps , on 08-03-1916 and in the fields of the first war. At the end of the war he as a Leutnant. Ibel is transferred to Lipezkin, Russia, for a secret pilot training, agreement Rapallo, until 30-09-1931. Back in Germany he is assigned as Company Chief of the 7th Pioneer Battalion and transferred as a Hauptmann to the Luftwaffe on 01-04-1934 and is for training in the Flying School in Schleissheim. From 01-03-1935 until 14-05-1936 he is leader of the inspection of the Schools in Berlin. With the start of world War II he is appointed as the commander of the new 27th Jagdflieger Squadron and on 12-10-1940 with the command of the 4th Jagdflieger School in Fürth. Promoted to Major on 21-07-1940 with the command of the 3rd Jagdflieger Squadron and on 01-12-1942 to Higher Leader of the Squadron West. He lands in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) from 15-09-1943 until 30-09-1943 and assigned as commander of the 2nd Fighter Division 01-10-1943, but again in the Reserve on 01-01-1945. 2nd Fighter Division was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe. He was succeeded by Oberst, Gustav Rödel . It was formed 01-05-1942 in Stade. The flyer ace, Oberst, Helmut Lent crashed and was buried in Stade. The Division was disbanded on 08-05-1945. After the war Ibel joined the new Bundeswehr and appointed to Commander of the Air Defend Division on 30-09-1961 and is retired.
Death and burial ground of Ibel, Max Josef.
Retiring in Munich he at the age of 85 died, on 19-03-1981 and is buried with his wife Lore, born Unold, who died age 82 on 08-10-1980, on the Waldfriedhof of Munich. Also buried there are the second wife of Hermann Goering, Emmy Sonnemann