Hrdlicka, Franz

Date of birth:
October 15th, 1920 (Maxdorf/Brün, Germany)
Date of death:
March 25th, 1945 (over Nidda, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew over 500 sorties. Exact number of aerial victories unknown, it was at least 45. According to another source it was 96.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 44 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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