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Carganico, Horst

Date of birth:
October 27th, 1917 (Breslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 27th, 1944 (Over Chevry/Île-de-France, France)
Buried on:
German War Graves Waldfriedhof Dahlem
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Horst Carganico achieved 60 aerial victories before being killed in action over France. He ultimately flew a total of over 600 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 5 "Eismeer", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1941
Awarded after 27 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 5 "Eismeer", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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