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Jakob, Georg

Date of birth:
March 27th, 1915 (Fürth/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
September 1st, 1991 (Meerbusch/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Georg Jakob joined the Luftwaffe in 1935 and achieved over 1,000 combat missions over Poland, France, England, the Balkans, Crete and Russia.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommodore, Schlachtgeschwader 10, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Details:
615th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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