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Name: Georg Weiner
Georg Weiner

Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 3, 20
Kest 3
SS 15
Victories: 9
Born: 22 August 1895
Place of Birth:  
Died: 24 January 1957
Place of Death:  
 
 
After scoring one victory, Weiner was injured in an accident on 24 June 1917 but recovered and scored 8 more victories by the end of the war. On 16 September 1918, he shot down a D.H.4 flown by Lt. William E. Johns. Johns, who was captured, later became famous as an author of childrens books. He is probably best remembered for the creation of "Biggles," the fictional WWI hero.

During World War II, Weiner served in the Luftwaffe and attained the rank of Major General.

 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 23 Mar 1917 Jasta 20   Nieuport Vendeuil
2 06 Mar 1918 Kest 3   SPAD Eschen
3 18 May 1918 0940 Kest 3   SPAD SW of Armaucourt
4 01 Jun 1918 0650 Kest 3   D.H.4 (A7482) Antullen
5 07 Sep 1918 Jasta 3   D.H.9 Dassberg
6 07 Sep 1918 Jasta 3   D.H.9 Burscheid
7 16 Sep 1918 1330 Jasta 3   D.H.4 (F5712) Alteckendorf
8 17 Sep 1918 Jasta 3   Bréguet 14 Falkenberg
9 05 Oct 1918 Jasta 3   D.H.9a Heimbach
 
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