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Kaiser, Franz (Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As')

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Career :
September 1939 : Unteroffizier and pilot serving in the 2./ Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As' during the French Campaign
April 1940 : Feldwebel and pilot serving in the 2./ Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As' during the French Campaign
September 1940 : Oberfeldwebel and pilot serving in the 2./ Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As' during the British Campaign
April 1942 : Oberfeldwebel and pilot serving in the 1./ Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As' in North Africa
POW 22 April, 1942 after aerial combat with a Spitfire and suffering engine damage. His Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 Werknummer 10.028 "White 6" ditched at sea 10 km south of Marsa Scirocco (Prien).

6 to 9 victories :
30.09.1939: Uffz., 1st victory, a Battle west of Saarbrücken at 11h57
14.05.1940: Fw., 2nd, a Battle near Sedan at 16h25
27.05.1940: Fw., 3rd, a Potez 631 West of Noyon at 19h16
19.09.1940: Ofw., 4th, a Blenheim over Hastings at 17h25
29.09.1940: Ofw., 5th, a Hurricane South of London at 3000m at 17h25
24.07.1941: Ofw., 6th, a Halifax, no location at 14h25

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
2. Staffel, Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As'
Awarded on:
October 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
2. Staffel, Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As'
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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