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Flechner, Willi

Date of birth:
April 29th, 1908 (Neuwitz, Germany)
Date of death:
August 28th, 1942 (over Archangelsk/Archangelsk Oblast, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 30 "Adler", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1942
Awarded after flying about 125 bomber sorties. By this time he had seriously damaged 5 ships (with 19000 GRT) and destroyed a large number of Soviet aircraft on the ground over the course of 25 raids against airfields in the Murmansk area.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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