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Georg Michalek
Born (1913-06-17)June 17, 1913
Died 2 September 1992(1992-09-02) (aged 79)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Place of death Sao Paulo, Brazil
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Major
Unit JG 3
Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe West
Commands held I./JG 3
Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe West
JG 108
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Georg Michalek (17 June 1913 – 2 September 1992) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career Georg Michalek was credited with between 59 to 62 aerial victories.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 254.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Hauptmann Hans von Hahn
Commander of I. Jagdgeschwader 3
1 March 1942–31 August 1942
Succeeded by
Major Klaus Quaet-Faslem
Preceded by
Major Jürgen Roth
Commander of Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe West
5 January 1943–3 January 1944
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Herbert Wehnelt
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