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Resch, Anton

Date of birth:
November 26th, 1921 (Stolberg/Rhineland, Germany)
Date of death:
July 16th, 1975 (Stolberg/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Date is that of publication in the Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 3. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1945
Awarded in recognition of his successes as a fighter pilot, which included shooting down 9 enemy aircraft in one day.

By the end of the war he had flown 210 sorties, all in the East, during which he achieved 91 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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