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Karch, Fritz

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1920 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
December 30th, 2001 (Bayreuth/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 52, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1945
Awarded for his accomplishments as a fighter pilot/commander. By the end of the war he had flown a total of about 270 sorties, in which he achieved 47 aerial victories in the west (including 21 four-engined bombers).
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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