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Bauer, Viktor (Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet")

Date of birth:
September 19th, 1915 (Löcknitz, Germany)
Date of death:
December 13th, 1969 (Bad Homburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Viktor Bauer flew a total of about 400 sorties during WWII. In this time he achieved 106 aerial victories (including 4 in the West).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1941
Awarded for a wound received on June 23rd, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1942
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on June 22nd, 1942.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1941
Awarded after 34 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1942
Awarded after 102 aerial victories.
107th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Jagdgruppe Ost, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1943
Demjanskschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1943
According to the Soldbuch.
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Flugzeugführerabzeichen

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