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Name: Max Ritter von Mulzer
Orden Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)
Knight's Cross of the Military Order of Max-Joseph
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Max von Mulzer
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 32b, FA 62
FFA 4b
KEK B, KEK Nord
Victories: 10
Born: 09 July 1893
Place of Birth: Kimratshofen, Allgäu, Bavaria)
Died: 26 September 1916 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Armee Flug Park 6, Valenciennes
 
 
As a cadet, Mulzer joined the cavalry in the summer of 1914 and received a commission at the end of the year. In August 1915, he transferred to the German Air Force, serving with FFA 4b and FFA 62 before becoming a fighting pilot. He scored his first confirmed victory on 30 March 1916, shooting down a Vickers F.B.5 north of Wancourt. In July, while briefly serving with KEK B, Mulzer scored his eighth victory and became the first Bavarian to receive the Blue Max. After receiving the Knight's Cross of the Military Order of Max-Joseph, he rejoined FA 32b at Douai where he scored his final victory on 3 August 1916. The following month, Mulzer was killed in a crash while testing the performance of a new Albatros D.I.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
u/c 13 Mar 1916 FA 62   Morane 2  
1 30 Mar 1916 FA 62   Vickers F.B.5 (5471) N of Wancourt
2 23 Apr 1916 FA 62   F.E.2b (5210) Near Estaires
3 31 May 1916 FA 62   F.E.2b (6345) Inchy, W of Cambrai
4 18 Jun 1916 2145 KEK N   F.E.2b (6940) Near Lens
5 22 Jun 1916 KEK N   F.E.2b (5209) Loos
6 26 Jun 1916 KEK N   F.E.2b  
7 02 Jul 1916 abt 1400 KEK B   B.E.2c (2654) Miraumont
8 08 Jul 1916 KEK B   B.E.2c (5764) Miraumont
9 22 Jul 1916 FA 32   EA E of Hulloch
10 03 Aug 1916 1700 FA 32   F.E.2b (4272) Lens
 
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