Stotz, Maximilian

Date of birth:
February 13th, 1912 (Mannswörth/Lower Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
August 19th, 1943 (north of Kirov, Eastern Front)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Max Stotz achieved 189 aerial victories (of which 16 were in the West) over the course of 500+ sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1940
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Lugtwaffe
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1941
Details:
Award 3/7
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 5. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 53 aerial victories.
Details:
486th Luftwaffe Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 5. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 100 aerial victories.
Details:
137th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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