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Name: Augustin Novak
Medal for Bravery Augustin Novak
Country: Austro-Hungarian Empire
Rank: Feldwebel
Units: Flik 13, 30, 39
Victories: 5
Born:  
Place of Birth: Batenwald
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Novak joined the army in 1911. Serving in the horse artillery, his unit was sent to the Russian front in August 1914. In January 1916, Novak transferred to the Army Air Service and was posted to Flik 30 on the Russian front. Whilst flying a Lloyd C.III on 12 August 1916, he and his observer were badly injured in a crash. Novak scored five victories flying the Hansa-Brandenburg C.I.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Dec 1916 1120 Flik 13 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (27.01) Farman Batesti
2 27 Dec 1916 1515 Flik 13 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I Farman E of Onesti
3 27 Dec 1916 1520 Flik 13 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I Farman E of Onesti
4 21 Jun 1917 0640 Flik 39 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (69.53) Farman Comanestie airfield
5 11 Nov 1917 Flik 39 Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (129.47) SAML Monte Grappa
 
Books
Above the War Fronts
by Norman L. R. Franks, Russell Guest, Gregory Alegi / Hardcover / Grub Street (September 1997)
Air Aces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1914-1918
by Dr. Martin O'Connor / Hardcover / Flying Machines Press (January 1986)
Austro-Hungarian Aces of World War 1
by Chris Chant, Mark Rolfe (Illustrator) / Paperback / Osprey Publishing (February 25, 2002)
 
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