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Krafft, Heinrich "Heinz" ( JG 51 'Mölders')

Date of birth:
August 13th, 1914 (Bilin, Germany)
Date of death:
December 14th, 1942 (Belyi, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of Hauptmann der Reserve.

Achieved a total of 78 aerial victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 51, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Staffelführer, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 18th, 1942
Awarded after achieving 46 aerial victories while flying over 300 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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