Tichy, Ekkehard

Date of birth:
August 26th, 1922 (Mährisch-Neustadt, Germany)
Date of death:
August 16th, 1944 (over Hannoversch Münden, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Tichy fell on the 16th of August 1944 after ramming a B-17 with his Fw 190. During his career he achieved 25 victories, 13 on the eastern front and 12 on the western front.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 15th, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
9.(Sturm-)/Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet"
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1945
Action:
Given for his run of successful aerial victories.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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