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Preinfalk, Alexander

Date of birth:
February 6th, 1920 (Baku, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
December 12th, 1944 (Bruchsal/Baden, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Alexander Preinfalk was killed on December 12th, 1944 when he had to bail out of his plan. At that moment he was Oberfeldwebel, and Flugzeugführer with 6. / Jagdgeschwader 53.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
II. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 5. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945