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1 Quaet-Faslem, KlausMaj9/5/1913Kiel.491(J)/LG-2(9/39), 7/JG-53(4/41), Stfkpt 2/JG-53(12/41),Adj III/JG-53, Adj I/JG-53, Kdr I/JG-3(8/42; 7/43 Reich Deg)Bf 109D in LG-2, Bf 109F-2 "Black < + I" (Summer 41), Bf 109G-4 "Black <<1" (5/43 in I/JG-3), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 27149 60% dam 10/24/43; WIA crash Lille-Nord FP after combat), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 15243 "Blk <<1 + 1" (25% dam 7/28/43, WIA, enemy fire; lost 1/30/44) RK(6/9/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/16/42)
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KIFA 30 January, 1944, after downing a B-17 in "Black 1", in the Elm Mountains near Brunswick, when returning from a mission in bad weather, he touched the ground. Known to have flown the Bf 109F-2 in 7/JG-53 in April, 1941 (Prien). Shot down w/o wounds on 24 October, 1943 by Spitfires of RAF No. 332 Sq. (Norwegian) near the Pas de Calais. His 1st victory was a P-24 in the Poczalkowo Poland area on 4 September, 1939. A 2nd Polish, a P-24 in the Lubien area on 9 September, 1939. His 10th victory, a Spitfire on 24 October, 1941 while in I/JG-53, no location given. One known Soviet victory, his 15th overall, a P-39 on 1 July, 1942. His 20th, an Il-2 on 8 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 August, 1942. His 30th, an Er-2 on 8 August, 1942, along with his 29th, an Il-2. A Pe-2 on 12 December, 1942. 10 victories in the West, at least 1 four engine bomber, a Blenheim over Malta on 15 February, 1942. Two MiG-1s and an R-Zet on 6 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 19 August, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 49 victories.

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