- Date of birth:
- August 5th, 1911 (Berlin-Steglitz, Germany)
- Date of death:
- October 4th, 1943 (Borkum, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
Erwin Clausen was killed on October 4th, 1943, when his plane was shot down over the North sea, near Borkum. At that moment he was Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 11 with the rank of Hauptmann. He was posthumously promoted to Major.
He flew a total of 561 sorties and achieved 132 aerial victories (including 114 in the East and 14 four-engined bombers).
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- Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection
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