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Bach, Otto Rudolf

Date of birth:
August 16th, 1914 (Werne, German Empire)
Date of death:
November 26th, 1944 (Stendal/Saksen-Anhalt, Germany)
Buried on:
German War Graves Stendal
Row: 101. 
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


Leutnant Otto Back was killed in a failed attack on large formations of 1,137 bombers over the Ruhr area, escorted by 700 fighters. He was shot down by a P-52 Mustang.

Military career:
?: 12 , 4./JG1
May 1943: 5./JG1
15 July 1944: Staffelkapitän of 7./JG1

Air victories: 25

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
7. Staffel, 2. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 13th, 1945
Award document dated 13th March 1945.
Awarded posthumous.
Letter to widow Frau Elise Bach dated 13th March 1945 with announcement of posthumously awarding of the DKiG.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold