Rösch, Rudolf

Date of birth:
February 22nd, 1920 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
November 28th, 1944 (between Helmond and Deurne, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Rudolf Rösch was shot down by Flak on November 28th, 1944 during a raid on Airfield B-86 near Helmond, with his Messerschmitt Me 262 "9K+KL" (W.Nr. 170122), after which he crashed beside the Farm "Mariahof" at "Het Geremt", south of the Railway Helmond-Deurne.
At that moment Rudolf Rösch served as Staffelkapitän 3. / Kampfgeschwader 51.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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