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Name: Johann Risztics
Medal for Bravery Johann Risztics
Country: Austro-Hungarian Empire
Rank: Stabfeldwebel
Units: Flik 22, 42J
Victories: 7
Born: 11 January 1895
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 07 March 1973
Place of Death: Duisburg
 
 
During 1918, Risztics formed a strong friendship with fellow pilots Friedrich Hefty and Ferdinand Udvardy. Amongst the airmen of Flik 42J, the trio became known as the Arany Triumviratus (Golden Triumvirate).

Risztics marked both sides of his Albatros D.III with the number "8."
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 30 Jun 1917 1000 Flik 42J Hansa-Brandenburg D.I (28.23) Nieuport Scout Podgora
2 10 Jul 1917 1745 Flik 42J Hansa-Brandenburg D.I Nieuport Scout Monte Sabotino
3 09 Aug 1917 0830 Flik 42J Hansa-Brandenburg D.I Nieuport Scout Near Rücken
4 11 Aug 1917 1800 Flik 42J Hansa-Brandenburg D.I SPAD Hermada
5 Flik 42J Hansa-Brandenburg D.I Scout  
6 17 Apr 1918 Flik 42J Albatros D.III Scout Montello
7 04 May 1918 Flik 42J Albatros D.III Sopwith N of Cornuda
 
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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