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Schieß, Franz

Date of birth:
February 25th, 1921 (Wörth-Sankt Pölten, Austria)
Date of death:
September 2nd, 1943 (Ischia, Italy)
Nationality:
Austrian (1919-1934, Republic)

Biography

Flew a total of 540 sorties, during which he achieved 67 aerial victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Stab, Jagdgeschwader 53, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1943
Written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Schiehs.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 53, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1943
Awarded after 54 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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