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Lau, Fritz

Date of birth:
September 23rd, 1911 (Stettin/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
January 1st, 2003 (Felde/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1945
Awarded for his wartime achievements. He flew in a total of 76 sorties, in which he achieved 28 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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