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Name: Karl Teichmann
Medal for Bravery Karl Teichmann
Country: Austro-Hungarian Empire
Rank: Feldwebel
Units: Flik 14J, 42J, 60J
Victories: 5
Born: 1897
Place of Birth: Rabersdorf, Schlesien
Died: 1927
Place of Death: Graz, Austria
An experienced mechanic, Teichmann joined the army in 1915. Assigned to an infantry regiment, his pre-war skills were needed elsewhere and in February 1916 he was posted to Flik 5 on the Russian Front. In May 1917, he completed pilot training and was assigned to Flik 42J. After scoring three victories, he was reassigned to Flik 60J where he scored one more victory while serving under Frank Linke-Crawford. In August 1918, Teichmann scored his final victory after being reassigned to Flik 14J at Feltre.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 26 Sep 1917   Flik 42J Scout SPAD Ronchi
2 27 Oct 1917   Flik 42J Scout Nieuport Lake Doberdò
3 23 Nov 1917   Flik 42J Scout Sopwith San Dona di Piave
4 03 Feb 1918   Flik 60J Phönix D.II (228.25) Nieuport Monte Nuoval
5 22 Aug 1918   Flik 14J Phönix D.II (422.30) Bristol F.2b Monte Asolone
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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