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Name: Arthur Rahn
Iron Cross Arthur Rahn
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FEA 7
Jasta 15, 18, 19
Victories: 6
Born: 18 July 1897
Place of Birth: Schweingrube, East Prussia
Died:  
Place of Death: Redford, Michigan, USA
 
 
Rahn joined the army on 6 January 1915 and transferred to the German Air Force in the spring of 1916. Following flight school at Coslin, he served with FEA 7 for the remainder of the year. Whilst serving with Jasta 19, he broke his nose in a crash on 5 February 1917. During the last two years of the war, he flew with three fighter Staffeln and scored six victories before he was wounded in combat on 17 July 1918. At the time, he was flying a Fokker DR.I, easily identified by its pattern of white diamonds over vertical black and white stripes on the fuselage.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 30 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   Balloon Reims
2 30 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   Balloon Reims
3 05 May 1917 Jasta 19   Caudron Cormacy
4 28 Mar 1918 1730 Jasta 15   Bréguet 14 SE of Amiens
5 01 Apr 1918 Jasta 19   Bréguet 14 Montdidier
6 04 May 1918 1950 Jasta 19   SPAD Piennes
 
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