Pichler, Johann

Date of birth:
December 15th, 1912 (Oberschweinbach/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
February 16th, 1995 (Oberschweinbach/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Johann Pichler reached the rank of Leutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
7. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
March 18th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 7. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his 75 aerial victories, achieved over about 700 sorties. These included 29 in the East and 16 four-engined bombers. He also sunk several ships near Crete.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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