Raab, Alexander

Date of birth:
July 12th, 1921 (Mödling/Lower-Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
August 13th, 2014 (Mödling/Lower-Austria, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Alexander Raab finally reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he seved with the Österreichisches Bundesheer, where he also reached the rank of Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
1. / Kampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän I. / Kampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his long track record of success flying bomber missions on both the Eastern front and against Allied shipping in the Mediterranean.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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