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Fassong, von, Horst-Günther

Date of birth:
April 27th, 1919 (Kassel/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
January 1st, 1945 (near Maastricht, Reichskommissariat Niederlande)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Achieved a probable total of 136 aerial victories during WWII, most of these in the East.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I./Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I./Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1942
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3./Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Awarded on:
November 23rd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1943

Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 20-9-1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
10. Staffel, IV. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Awarded after about 100 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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