Pöhs, Josef

Date of birth:
March 14th, 1912 (Altkettenhof, Austria)
Date of death:
December 30th, 1943 (Bad Zwischenahn/Oldenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Achieved a total of 43 aerial victories, of which 40 were while flying on the Eastern front.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for achieving 28 aerial victories over the course of 225 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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