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Bretschneider, Klaus (Jagdgeschwader 300)

Date of birth:
May 4th, 1920 (Berlin-Stieglitz, Germany)
Date of death:
December 24th, 1944 (near Kassel, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 300, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Awarded after achieving 31 aerial victories, a total which included 14 night victories while serving as a Wilde-Sau single-engined night fighter pilot.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 300, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Received in 1944

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