Francsi, Gustav-Eduard

Date of birth:
November 4th, 1914 (Gierswalde/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
October 6th, 1961 (San Feliu de Guixols/Catalonia, Spain)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gustav-Eudard Francsi took part as a Feldwebel in the attacks on the English coast and over Narvik. He flew a total of 100 missions with 2. / Kampfgeschwader 40. Towards the end of 1941 he transferred to the Nachtjagdwaffe and at by the end of 1943 he flew with 1. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 100 at the Eastfront. He flew a total of 250 missions and achieved 56 night victories of which 49 in the east.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 100, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 100, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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