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- Date of birth:
- January 24th, 1917 (Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany)
- Date of death:
- August 12th, 2013 (Freiburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
Bob achieved a total of 59 aerial victories (including 21 in the West) over the course of about 700 sorties. He brought down 1 four-engined bomber by ramming it.
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- Photo 1: Andrew Straube
- Photo: Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
- - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- OBERMAIER, E., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe, Hoffmann, 1989.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kurowski F., Oberleutnant Otto Kittel, Der erfolgreichste Jagdflieger des Jagdgeschwaders 54, Flechsig Verlag, Würzburg, 2007
- The Jagdgeschwader 54 Homepage