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- Date of birth:
- March 5th, 1914 (Saargemünd/Lothringen, Germany)
- Date of death:
- June 8th, 1944 (Les Champeaux/Normandy, France)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Total of 69 aerial victories, of which about 15 were in the west.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
- Flugzeugführer 5. / Jagdgeschwader 54
- Awarded on:
- January 22nd, 1943
Awarded after 54 aerial victories.
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- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Kurowski F., Oberleutnant Otto Kittel, Der erfolgreichste Jagdflieger des Jagdgeschwaders 54, Flechsig Verlag, Würzburg, 2007
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001