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Name: Leopold Anslinger
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class
Military Merit Cross, 3rd Class
Leopold Anslinger
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 24, FA 54, FA 242
Kest 9
Victories: 10
Born: 13 April 1891
Place of Birth: Freiburg
Died: 18 June 1978
Place of Death: Freiburg
Cemetery: Freiburg
 
 
When the war began, Anslinger was already a licensed pilot (#566) serving with the Fliegertruppe. Posted to the Eastern Front, he was commissioned on 22 March 1915 and scored his first four victories in 1916. Reassigned to FA 24 and 242, he scored the remainder of his victories in 1917. In the last months of the war, he was stationed in Mainz with Kest 9 on homeland defence. When the war ended, Anslinger became a commercial pilot with Lufthansa and enjoyed sketching and building motorcycles and automobiles.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 18 Jan 1916 FA 54   EA Russian Near Tarnapol
2 14 Feb 1916 FA 54   EA Russian Near Grobla, NW of Tarnapol
3 24 Jul 1916 FA 54   Voisin W of Burkenow
4 28 Aug 1916 FA 54   EA Russian Near Burstyn
5 12 Apr 1917 FA 24   Voisin Pututory
6 06 May 1917 FA 24   Nieuport Kuropatniki
7 17 May 1917 FA 24   Voisin NE of Potok
8 31 May 1917 FA 24   Balloon SW of Litiatyn
9 29 Jun 1917 FA 242   Nieuport Folwsenkow
10 30 Jun 1917 FA 242   Nieuport Szybalin-Rucken
 
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