- Date of birth:
- March 8th, 1921 (Oberdachstetten/Bavaria, Germany)
- Date of death:
- March 11th, 1986 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Georg-Peter Eder finally reached the rank of Major.
During WWII he achieved a total of 78 confirmed aerial victories (including 10 in the East and 36 four-engined bombers) as well as 18 unconfirmed victories. He was also credited with destroying 3 Sherman tanks on the ground. Over the course of his career he in turn would be shot down 17 times.
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- Photo 1: Mark C. Yerger
- Photo: Mark C. Yerger archive
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