Rüffler, Helmut

Date of birth:
January 18th, 1918 (Waldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 21st, 2001 (Niederkassel, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of about 690 missions, during which he achieved a total of 98 aerial victories (including 86 in the East). This total includes 54 bombers, 32 fighters and 8 four-engined bombers.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
1./Jagdgeschwader 3
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
4./Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet"
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 50 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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