Müller, Günther

Date of birth:
January 27th, 1921 (Rastatt, Germany)
Date of death:
June 23rd, 1944 (Ploesti. Romania)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

KIA 23 June, 1944 in his F-8, on his 900th mission. He was shot down east of Ploesti by American fighter escorts for bombers attacking the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. Shot down three times behind enemy lines.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I./Schlacht-Geschwader 1(alt)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer 7./SchlachtG 1
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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