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Name: Fritz Thiede
Iron Cross 1st Class
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 24, 38
Schusta 5
Victories: 8
Born: 21 January 1896
Place of Birth: Lichterfelde
Died: 14 June 1981
Place of Death: L√ľneburg
 
 
Fritz Thiede was forced to land by anti-aircraft fire on 22 March 1918. He scored 5 victories with Jasta 24 before joining Jasta 38 as commander on 23 June 1918. Here he scored 3 more victories. In the 1930s, Thiede was a pilot for Heinrich Himmler and Reinhard Heydrich. During World War II he served in the Luftwaffe.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
u/c 16 Mar 1918 Jasta 24   EA  
1 21 Apr 1918 1140 Jasta 24   SPAD Tricot
2 22 May 1918 2335 Jasta 24   Voisin NE of Erchau
3 22 May 1918 2345 Jasta 24   Caudron Avrincourt
u/c 29 May 1918 Jasta 24   EA  
4 12 Jun 1918 2130 Jasta 24   SPAD Mechemont-Thourotte
5 15 Jun 1918 2130 Jasta 24   SPAD Le Fretoy
6 03 Sep 1918 Jasta 38   Bristol  
7 18 Sep 1918 Jasta 38   A.W.F.K. 8  
8 19 Sep 1918 Jasta 38   Sopwith Camel  
 
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