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Name: Werner Preuss
Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st class
Werner Preuss
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 66
Victories: 22
Born: 21 September 1894
Place of Birth: Gardelegen (Altmark)
Died: 06 March 1919 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Westerrönfelder Heide, Schleswig-Holstein
 
 
Although Preuss was recommended for the Blue Max and the image above would suggest he received it, there is no record of it having been awarded to him.  He was killed in a crash at Westerrönfelder Heide.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 04 Jun 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD Château Thierry
2 01 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   Nieuport  
3 03 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD  
4 04 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD Villers-Cotterêts
5 17 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   Bréguet 14  
6 18 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   Bréguet 14  
7 19 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   Bréguet 14 Villers-Cotterêts
8 22 Jul 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD 2 La Ferté Milon
9 26 Aug 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD 2 Soissons
10 29 Aug 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD Venizel
11 29 Aug 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD Missy-au-Bois
12 31 Aug 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD Bagneux
13 02 Sep 1918 Jasta 66   Bréguet 14 Bagneux
14 04 Sep 1918 Jasta 66   Two-seater SE of Crecy-au-Mont
15 05 Sep 1918 Jasta 66   Bréguet 14 Villeneuve
16 14 Sep 1918 Jasta 66   Two-seater  
17 01 Oct 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD  
18 03 Oct 1918 Jasta 66   Bréguet 14 Jouy
19 08 Oct 1918 1800 Jasta 66   Two-seater French Pinon
20 14 Oct 1918 Jasta 66   Caudron R.1 S of Soissons
21 21 Oct 1918 Jasta 66   SPAD Missy
22 29 Oct 1918 Jasta 66   Salmson 2A2 Fay-le-Sec-Ferme
 
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