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Name: Otto Fruhner
Golden Military Merit Cross
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Otto Fruhner [Thanks to Carsten Kopke at Arrowsoft Verlag]
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 51, 20
Jasta 26
Victories: 27
Born: 06 September 1893
Place of Birth: Brieg, Schleissen
Died: 19 June 1965
Place of Death: Villach, Austria
 
 
On 20 September 1918, Fruhner was wounded and forced to parachute from his plane when he collided with a Sopwith Camel from 203 Squadron.
 
Opponents
#7 Rupert WinterEngland
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 03 Sep 1917 1130 Jasta 26   Sopwith E of Wervicq
2 03 Sep 1917 1600 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel Zillebeke Lake
3 03 Jan 1918 1235 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel Armentières
4 04 Jan 1918 1350 Jasta 26   D.H.4 Neuville
5 22 Jan 1918 1355 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel (B6426) Wervicq
6 29 Jan 1918 1350 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel Coucou
7 03 Feb 1918 1145 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel (B6430) SW of Poelcapelle
8 03 Feb 1918 1615 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel (B6370) Sleihgen
9 26 Mar 1918 1720 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Tamechon Wood
10 01 Jul 1918 1645 Jasta 26   SPAD Château Thierry
11 07 Jul 1918 1128 Jasta 26   Nieuport 28 S of Soissons Ferme
12 08 Jul 1918 1130 Jasta 26   Bréguet 14 Hartennes
13 16 Jul 1918 1410 Jasta 26   SPAD SW of Igny
14 08 Aug 1918 2003 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Estrées
15 13 Aug 1918 1715 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Foucheres
16 15 Aug 1918 1625 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel Parvillers
17 27 Aug 1918 0905 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Ecourt
18 30 Aug 1918 1750 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Inchy
19 02 Sep 1918 1025 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Villers
20 02 Sep 1918 1110 Jasta 26   S.E.5a Barelle
21 03 Sep 1918 1735 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel Sin-le-Noble
22 04 Sep 1918 0915 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel Cantin West
23 04 Sep 1918 0920 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel S of Douai
24 04 Sep 1918 0930 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel W of Corbehen
u/c 06 Sep 1918 Jasta 26   EA  
25 15 Sep 1918 1905 Jasta 26   R.E.8 Palleul
26 16 Sep 1918 0845 Jasta 26   Bristol F.2b Fontaine
27 20 Sep 1918 1545 Jasta 26   Sopwith Camel E of Cagnicourt
 
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