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Frielinghaus, Gustav

Date of birth:
March 5th, 1912 (Osnabrück,Hannover)
Date of death:
September 11th, 1963 (Düsseldorf,North Rhine-Westphalia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Achieved a total of 74 confirmed aerial victories (plus another 15 unconfirmed victories) over the course of about 500 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Stab, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, IV. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Awarded after achieving about 70 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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