Mayer, Leonhard

Date of birth:
1920 (Būcheck, Czech Republic)
Date of death:
October 21st, 1944
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

MIA/KIA when Heinkel He 111H-20 5J+GP crashed into the Aegean off Crete after a attack by a Bristol Beaufighter mk6 ND145W of 108 Squ. (Wally Cunningham & Bob Common) attacked the 111 and its starboard engine caught fire and the aircraft crashed vertically into the sea.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
2./Kampf-Geschwader 100
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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