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Name: Paul Billik
Iron Cross 1st class Paul Billik
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 7, 12, 52
Schusta 4
Victories: 31
Born: 27 March 1891
Place of Birth: Haatsch, Schlesien
Died: 08 March 1926 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Staaken, Berlin
 
 
Billik was wounded in action on 7 October 1917 and again on 1 June 1918. Recommended for the Blue Max, Billik was the highest scoring German ace not to receive the coveted medal. Before it could be awarded, he was shot down and taken prisoner on 10 August 1918. Billik was killed in a crash at Staaken, Berlin whilst flying a Junkers F13.
 
Opponents
#1 John MaloneCanada
#17 Albert CarterCanada
#19 William CairnesIreland
#24 Arthur ClaydonEngland
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 30 Apr 1917 1810 Jasta 12   Sopwith Pup (N6175) Roumaucourt
2 12 May 1917 2020 Jasta 12   SPAD VII Izel
3 29 Jun 1917 0910 Jasta 12   Nieuport 17 (B1677) Plouvain
4 03 Jul 1917 1920 Jasta 12   Nieuport 17 (B1585) Lagnicourt
5 18 Aug 1917 0910 Jasta 7   Sopwith Camel (B3938) E of Dixmude
6 03 Sep 1917 0825 Jasta 7   Sopwith Camel Dixmude
7 06 Sep 1917 Jasta 7   SPAD VII Schaep Baillie
8 12 Dec 1917 1630 Jasta 7   Sopwith Camel (N6330) Dixmude
9 09 Mar 1918 1704 Jasta 52   S.E.5a (C9538) E of Dourges
10 09 Mar 1918 1710 Jasta 52   S.E.5a Noyelle
11 28 Mar 1918 0950 Jasta 52   Sopwith Camel (B2395) Fampoux
12 28 Mar 1918 1000 Jasta 52   Sopwith Camel (C8267) Sailly
13 07 Apr 1918 1110 Jasta 52   Sopwith Camel (B6417) E of Hulluch
14 03 May 1918 1400 Jasta 52   Sopwith Camel (B7357) Estaires
u/c 03 May 1918 1800 Jasta 52   Sopwith Camel Vieille Chapelle
15 03 May 1918 1830 Jasta 52   Sopwith Dolphin (C3828) N of La Bassée
16 09 May 1918 1255 Jasta 52   A.W.F.K.8 Neuve Chapelle
17 19 May 1918 1110 Jasta 52   Sopwith Dolphin (C4017) Wingles
18 28 May 1918 0850 Jasta 52   S.E.5a Lacon
19 01 Jun 1918 1740 Jasta 52   S.E.5a (C6443) E of Merville
20 24 Jun 1918 0820 Jasta 52   Bristol F.2b S of Merignies
21 25 Jun 1918 1826 Jasta 52   S.E.5a Doulieu
22 07 Jul 1918 0720 Jasta 52   D.H.9 Sailly-sur-Lys
23 08 Jul 1918 0830 Jasta 52   Bristol F.2b Lergies
24 08 Jul 1918 0850 Jasta 52   S.E.5a (C1089) Annoevillin
25 20 Jul 1918 1100 Jasta 52   D.H.9 Warneton
26 22 Jul 1918 1730 Jasta 52   D.H.4 Sante
27 25 Jul 1918 0840 Jasta 52   Sopwith Camel (D9585) Givenchy
28 03 Aug 1918 1940 Jasta 52   R.E.8 Vimy
29 08 Aug 1918 1445 Jasta 52   D.H.9 Biaches
30 09 Aug 1918 1105 Jasta 52   D.H.4 Baucourt
31 09 Aug 1918 1240 Jasta 52   S.E.5a Herleville
 
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