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Dinger, Fritz

Date of birth:
August 20th, 1915 (Ottweiler/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
July 27th, 1943 (Scalea/Sicily, Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Fritz Dinger died on 27th July 1943 as Staffelkapitän with the rank of Oberleutnant.

In total he achieved 67 aerial victories during WWII, most of these being in the East.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1939
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 53, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 53, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1942
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 53, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Awarded after achieving 49 aerial victories over the course of 500+ sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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