Tegtmeier, Fritz

Date of birth:
July 30th, 1917 (Sundern/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 8th, 1999 (Greven/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fritz Tegtmeier achieved 146 victories in over 700 operational sorties, as well as the sinking of two MTBs.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
I. / Jagdgeschwader 54
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 2. / Jagdgeschwader 54
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 99 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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