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Name: Emil Thuy
Orden Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Emil Thuy [Thanks to Carsten Kopke at Arrowsoft Verlag]
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FFA 53
Jasta 21, 28
JGR 7
Victories: 35
Born: 11 March 1894
Place of Birth: Hagen, Westphalia
Died: 11 June 1930 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Near Smolensk, Russia
 
 
Thuy was badly wounded while fighting on the Western Front. Sent back to Germany to recover, he was deemed unfit for further service. He then transferred to the German Air Force, eventually becoming the highly decorated commander of Jagdgruppe 7. He was injured in a crash on 2 February 1918. Thuy survived the war but died in an aircraft accident while training pilots for the Luftwaffe in 1930.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 08 Sep 1915 FFA 53   EA  
2 16 Apr 1917 1505 Jasta 21   Caudron N of Berry-au-Bac
3 26 Jun 1917 Jasta 21   SPAD Cauroy
4 13 Jul 1917 2015 Jasta 21   SPAD S ov Avocourt
5 10 Aug 1917 Jasta 21   Balloon Montzeville
6 17 Aug 1917 1200 Jasta 21   SPAD S of Hill 304
7 19 Aug 1917 1100 Jasta 21   SPAD Chattancourt
8 21 Aug 1917 1200 Jasta 21   AR2 SW of Avocourt
9 05 Sep 1917 Jasta 21   SPAD Bethelainville
10 07 Sep 1917 1040 Jasta 21   SPAD S of Hill 304
11 11 Sep 1917 Jasta 21   SPAD Forges Wood
12 18 Sep 1917 Jasta 21   Caudron Mort Homme
13 18 Sep 1917 1430 Jasta 21   SPAD S of Chattancourt
14 22 Sep 1917 Jasta 21   SPAD Hill 304
15 24 Sep 1917 Jasta 28   SPAD N of Hill 304
16 30 Nov 1917 1240 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel E of Ypres
17 28 Dec 1917 1330 Jasta 28   D.H.4 Gheluvelt
18 29 Jan 1918 1615 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel Poelkapelle
19 18 Mar 1918 1250 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel W of Swevezeele
20 08 May 1918 0815 Jasta 28   D.H.9 Zillebeke Lake
21 14 May 1918 1915 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel N of Kemmel Ridge
22 20 Jun 1918 1850 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel (D3405) W of Cerisy
23 28 Jun 1918 0905 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel Morcourt
24 04 Jul 1918 1415 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel (B3858) SW of Cerisy
25 14 Jul 1918 Jasta 28   SPAD  
26 24 Aug 1918 Jasta 28   S.E.5a Tilloy
27 25 Aug 1918 Jasta 28   R.E.8 Eterpigny
28 25 Aug 1918 p.m. Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel Courcelles
29 15 Sep 1918 Jasta 28   Sopwith Camel  
30 16 Sep 1918 Jasta 28   S.E.5a  
31 22 Sep 1918 Jasta 28   S.E.5a Vitry
32 27 Sep 1918 1210 Jasta 28   S.E.5a Souchy-Couchy
33 05 Oct 1918 Jasta 28   EA  
34 14 Oct 1918 Jasta 28   EA  
35 14 Oct 1918 Jasta 28   EA  
 
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