Krahl, Karl-Heinz

    Date of birth:
    September 24th, 1914 (Breslau, Germany)
    Date of death:
    April 13th, 1942 (Luqa, Malta)
    Buried on:
    German War Graves Cagliari
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Hauptmann. Flying ace. 19-24 aerial victories. Downed by AA fire from RAF Luqa.

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    Period:
    Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
    Unit:
    Legion Condor, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    June 1939
    Spanienkreuz, Gold mit Schwertern
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Gruppe I, Jagdgeschwader 2 (JG 2) "Richthofen", Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    November 13th, 1940
    Action:
    For 15 achieving 15 air victories and exemplary leadership.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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