Otto Schultz

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Otto Schultz
Born(1920-05-31) 31 May 1920 (age 92)
Dannenberg
AllegianceNazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branchBalkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe
Years of service?–1945
?–1976
RankHauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
UnitJG 51
Commands heldII./JG 51
Battles/wars

World War II

AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross
 
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Otto Schultz
Born(1920-05-31) 31 May 1920 (age 92)
Dannenberg
AllegianceNazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branchBalkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe
Years of service?–1945
?–1976
RankHauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
UnitJG 51
Commands heldII./JG 51
Battles/wars

World War II

AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Schultz (born 31 May 1920) 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 Schultz was credited with 73 aerial victories

Awards

References

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 318.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe Jagdflieger 1939–1945 (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-065-6.
  • 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
Major Karl Rammelt
Gruppenkommandeur of II./JG 51
24 December 1944 – 12 April 1945
Succeeded by
None