BirthdayAugust 19, 1929

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Gerhard Friedrich

    Full name: Gerhard Friedrich
    Also known as: Gerhard Friedrich, Friedrich, Gerhard
    Professions: Actor, Soundtrack

  2. Gerhard Friedrich Death information

    Died: Saturday, 17th of March, 1945 (Age: 15)

  3. Gerhard Friedrich Biography

    Gerhard "Gerd" Friedrich (16 September 1917 – 16 March 1945) was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace of World War II. He was one of night fighter ace scored 33 victories. All of his victories were recorded at night.Friedrich started his career as a transport pilot. Then he transferred to Luftwaffe and participated in the invasion of Crete. Then He received training as a night fighter pilot and began his night-fighting era when he was posted to III./NJG 1 at the beginning of 1942. Friedrich claimed his first victory on the night of 16/17 June when he shot down a Royal Air Force (RAF) Wellington.Friedrich was awarded the Ritterkreuz on 15 March 1945. On the night of 16/17 March 1945, Friedrich collided with a RAF Lancaster four-engine bomber near Stuttgart. Friedrich and his crew were killed in Ju 88 G-6 along with the seven crew of the British bomber.

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