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Gollob, Gordon Mac

Date of birth:
June 16th, 1912 (Wien, Austria)
Date of death:
September 7th, 1987 (Sulingen/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Gordon Gollob achieved a total of 150 victories in 340 sorties and finally reached the rank of Oberst.

Promotions:
July 2nd, 1942: Major;
April 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
1. / Zerstörergeschwader 76
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3. / Zerstörergeschwader 76
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
8. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1941
Narvikschild in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Jagdgeschwader 3
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1941
Details:
38th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1942
Details:
13th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommodore, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 30th, 1942
Details:
3rd Award.
Ritterkreuz, Eichenlaub, Schwertern und Brillanten
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
November 1942
Honor Pilot Badge
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Stab Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1943
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1943
Medalia

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