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Fellerer, Leopold

Date of birth:
June 7th, 1919 (Wiener-Neustadt/Lower-Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
July 15th, 1968 (Krems, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1919-1934, Republic)

Biography

Achieved a total of 39 night and 2 day victories during WWII.

After WWII he was a officer in the Austrian airforce, his last rank was "Oberstleutnant". He was the commander of the Langenlebarn Airbase in Tulln on the River Danube. Leopold Fellerer died in an airplane crash Cessna L 19 on the 15th of july 1968 in the near of the city Krems in Austria.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1944
Awarded after 28 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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