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Name: Gustav Dörr
Golden Military Merit Cross
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Gustav Dörr [Thanks to Carsten Kopke at Arrowsoft Verlag]
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 6, 68, 257
Jasta 45
Victories: 35
Born: 05 October 1887
Place of Birth: Blindgallen, Ostpreussen (East Prussia)
Died: 11 December 1928 KIFA
Place of Death: Letzlinger Heide, Altmark
 
 
Dörr entered the army in 1908, serving with the infantry until he transferred to the German Air Force in 1915. One of the oldest aces of the war, he was 31 years old when he achieved his 35th victory. Although he was recommended for the Blue Max, the war was over before it could be awarded. He was killed in a flying accident.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Mar 1918 0730 Jasta 45   Sopwith 1½ Strutter Montzeville, Verdun
2 11 Apr 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Tracy le Mont
3 28 May 1918 1500 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Vendeuil
u/c 01 Jun 1918 Jasta 45   R.E.8 (FTL) La Ferté Milon
4 12 Jun 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Haraumont
5 28 Jun 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD XIII Villers-Cotterêts
6 28 Jun 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Villers-Cotterêts
7 05 Jul 1918 1110 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Brumetz
8 08 Jul 1918 1130 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Villers-Cotterêts
9 15 Jul 1918 1645 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Comblizy
10 15 Jul 1918 1700 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Near Comblizy
11 18 Jul 1918 0650 Jasta 45   SPAD XIII Pernant
12 18 Jul 1918 0705 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Montigny
13 21 Jul 1918 1425 Jasta 45   SPAD 2 Neuilly
14 24 Jul 1918 1130 Jasta 45   SPAD XIII Pernant
15 25 Jul 1918 1100 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 La Croix
16 29 Jul 1918 1700 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Fère-en-Tardenois
17 30 Jul 1918 1150 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Coincy
18 01 Aug 1918 1100 Jasta 45   Nieuport 28 Bruyeres
19 04 Aug 1918 0810 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Nampteuil
20 11 Aug 1918 1230 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Braisne
21 21 Aug 1918 1145 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Rosnay
22 21 Aug 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD Branges
23 24 Aug 1918 1330 Jasta 45   Salmson 2A2 Vezaponin
24 02 Sep 1918 1125 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Ormes
25 02 Sep 1918 1130 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Reims
26 04 Sep 1918 1400 Jasta 45   SPAD VII N of Fismes
27 14 Sep 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Blanzy
28 16 Sep 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Fismes
29 24 Sep 1918 1900 Jasta 45   SPAD VII Soissons
30 26 Sep 1918 1300 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Fismes
31 03 Oct 1918 Jasta 45   Salmson 2A2 Coucy le Château
32 05 Oct 1918 Jasta 45   Salmson 2A2 Brimont
33 09 Oct 1918 Jasta 45   Bréguet 14 Coucy le Château
u/c 27 Oct 1918 1000 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Malmaison
34 27 Oct 1918 1540 Jasta 45   SPAD XI Amifontaine
u/c 28 Oct 1918 Jasta 45   SPAD  
35 30 Oct 1918 1100 Jasta 45   Salmson 2A2 Missy
u/c 04 Nov 1918 Jasta 45   EA  
 
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