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ERNST, Otto. (DOB: 05.02.10). (DKG). 01.12.39 Hptm., in St.G. 51. 09.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. Stukavorschule 2 (to c.02.42). 01.04.42 promo to Maj. 01.03.43 Maj., awarded Ehrenpokal. 08.43 Maj., appt Kdr. II./St.G. 1 (to 13.10.43 WIA). 31.08.43 Maj., awarded DKG, II./St.G. 1. 18.10.43 Maj., appt Kdr. II./SG 1? (to ?).
REUSCH, Ernst-Christian. (DOB: 10.09.16 in Wiesbaden). (R, DKG). 09.39 in St.G. 1. 04.02.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, II./St.G. 1. 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. 03.11.42 awarded Ritterkreuz on basis of recommendation made while Staka 5./St.G.1 21.10.43 appt Geschw. Adj. and Ia of SG 1. 01.05.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./SG 1 (to 21.01.45 WIA). 01.11.44 promo to Maj.
Reusch was severely injured during a forced landing following engine failure of his Fw 190 F-8 shot down S of Mohrungen. †26.01.45 in a hospital in Danzig of his wounds. Buried at Rahmel, near Gdingen. Credited with 765 combat sorties.
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