Magg, Alois

Date of birth:
December 24th, 1914 (Achsheim, Germany)
Date of death:
October 22nd, 2001 (Prien, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

1941: promoted Leutnant
26.03.1942: promoted Oberleutnant
01.01.1944: promoted Hauptmann

1935: entered the Luftwaffe
04.1939: assigned to 2./KG 2 on completion of training
02.1940-05.1941: appointed Techn.Offz. of I./KG 2
13.05.1941: Leutnant, 2./KG 2 - Do 17 Z (U5+FK) damaged by AA ivo Iráklion (while landing?)
08.09.1941: Lt., 2./KG 2 WIA - Do 17 Z (U5+AK) by AA vic Lake Ladoga
05.06.1942: Techn.Offz. II./KG 2
08.11.1943-30.11.1944: Oblt., appt Staka 9./KG 2
Fall 1944: made one familiarization flight with a Do 335.
01.12.1944-29.04.1945: Hptm., appointed Staka 15./NJG 2
30.04.45-053.1945: re-appointed Staka 9./KG 2

Credited with 245 (254?) combat missions during the war.
Served in the postwar Bundeswehr, retiring as an Obstlt. in 31.03.71.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
2. / Kampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 9. / Kampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Awarded for his successes as a bomber pilot, achieved over the course of just under 213 sorties (a small portion of this final total were night ground attack missions in March-April 1945).
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
KG 27 'Boelcke
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1939
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1943
Ärmelband Kreta
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
awarded with '200' pennant
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit Anhänger und einzatszahl
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1941
WIA 13.05.1941 in Iraklion - Kreta
WIA 8.09.1941 by antiaircraft fire near the Lake Ladoga
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz

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