PIPAN, Arthur  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Pipan, Arthur
Date of birth: December 5th, 1919 (Velden am Wörther/Villach-Land/Carinthia, Austria)
Nationality:  Austrian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Arthur Pipan completed 758 combat missions and destroyed 10 railway engines, 9 bridges, 1 gun boat and many tanks.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 5./II./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1
Details: Awarded in August 1941. Exact date unknown.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 5./II./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1
Details: Awarded in September 1941. Exact date unknown.
 
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 5./II./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1
Details: Awarded in November 1941. Exact date unknown.
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: 5./II./Schlachtgeschwader 1
Awarded on: September 24th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: 5./II./Schlachtgeschwader 1
Awarded on: April 6th, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
- Berger, F., Ritterkreuzträger aus Österreich und den k.u.k. Kronländern, Selbstverlag Florian Berger, Wien, Österreich, 2006
   
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