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Name: Alois Heldmann
order of the house of hohenzollern, knight's cross
Iron Cross, 1st and 2nd classes
Alois Heldmann
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Unit: FA 57, FA 59
Jasta 10
Victories: 15
Born: 02 December 1895
Place of Birth: Grevenbrück
Died: 01 November 1983
Place of Death: Grevenbrück
 
 
An engineering student, Heldman enlisted in the army on 3 January 1915. After serving with an infantry regiment on the Eastern Front, he transferred to aviation and was posted to FA 57 in the summer of 1915. After gaining combat experience, he joined Jasta 10 on 24 June 1917 and scored 15 confirmed victories by the end of the war. His last plane was a yellow-nosed Fokker D.VII with a white and black checkerboard tail and his initials on the top wing. With the signing of the Armistice, he returned to engineering before joining the Luftwaffe in 1933. He was promoted to Colonel and later served as a flying school inspector. At the end of World War II, he was held by the Allies until his release in 1946.
 
Opponents
zlg Edward CrundallEngland
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
u/c 02 May 1917 1915 Jasta 10   Sopwith Triplane W of Souchez
zlg 10 May 1917 0920 Jasta 10   Sopwith Triplane Lens
1 22 Jul 1917 1040 Jasta 10   R.E.8 (A3446) Deulemont
2 29 Jul 1917 0755 Jasta 10   SPAD (B1696) Hooge-Westhoek
u/c 13 Oct 1917 0900 Jasta 10   Sopwith Pup Near Dixmude
3 29 Nov 1917 1000 Jasta 10   D.H.5 Fontaine-Crevcoeur
4 08 Mar 1918 1220 Jasta 10   Bréguet 14 Fresnoy-le-Grand
5 04 May 1918 1930 Jasta 10   S.E.5a (C1793) Mametz
6 05 Jun 1918 1845 Jasta 10   SPAD Château Thierry
7 23 Jun 1918 0945 Jasta 10   SPAD Epaux
8 18 Jul 1918 0735 Jasta 10   SPAD Chaudon
9 09 Aug 1918 0725 Jasta 10   Sopwith Camel Chuignolles
10 11 Aug 1918 1900 Jasta 10   Sopwith Dolphin E of Frise
11 19 Aug 1918 0900 Jasta 10   S.E.5a Aveluy
12 10 Oct 1918 1650 Jasta 10   SPAD Dannevoux
13 30 Oct 1918 1700 Jasta 10   SPAD S of Damvillers
14 05 Nov 1918 1035 Jasta 10   SPAD Sivry
15 06 Nov 1918 1130 Jasta 10   SPAD NE of Sivry
 
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