PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Tange, Otto
Date of birth: September 22nd, 1915 (Hochdonn-Dithmarschen/Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:  July 30th, 1943 (Bolkhov/Oryol Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Died as the result of a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, Southwest of Bolkhov, Soviet Union on 30th July 1943 as Flugzeugführer in Stabstaffel / Jagdgeschwader 51. Was promoted posthumously to Oberleutnant.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Feldwebel
Unit: 5. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on: September 1st, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Feldwebel
Unit: 5. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on: November 24th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Unit: Flugzeugführer 4. / Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on: March 19th, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
FLUGZEUGFÜHRERABZEICHEN
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
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