Rudolf Klemm (10 February 1918 – 5 July 1989) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with 42 aerial victories in 293 missions. Klemm's plane was shot down 4 times and he saved his life twice by parachuting and twice with an emergency landing.

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  • Rudolf Klemm (10 February 1918 – 5 July 1989) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with 42 aerial victories in 293 missions. Klemm's plane was shot down 4 times and he saved his life twice by parachuting and twice with an emergency landing. After the war Klemm was an instructor in his own flying school for small aircraft based on the airport of Basel-Mulhouse until his plane crashed mysteriously, when he was on training with a trainee pilot. (en)
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  • 1918-2-10
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  • 1989-7-5
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  • III./JG 54
  • IV./JG 26
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  • 1937-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • None
  • Absorbed into IV. JG 26
  • Hauptmann Rudolf Sinner
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  • Oberleutnant Rudolf Patzak
  • Oberleutnant Wilhelm Heilmann
  • Previously III. JG 54
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  • 1918-02-10 (xsd:date)
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  • 1989-07-05 (xsd:date)
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  • Aviation
  • Biography
  • Military of Germany
  • World War II
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  • Acting Commander of III. Jagdgeschwader 54
  • Commander of III. Jagdgeschwader 54
  • Commander of IV. Jagdgeschwader 26
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  • --02-25
  • February 1944–March 1944
  • January 1945–February 1945
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  • German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient (en)
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  • Rudolf Klemm (10 February 1918 – 5 July 1989) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with 42 aerial victories in 293 missions. Klemm's plane was shot down 4 times and he saved his life twice by parachuting and twice with an emergency landing. (en)
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  • Rudolf Klemm (en)
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  • male (en)
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  • Rudolf Klemm (en)
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