PIFFER, Rudolf-Anton  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Piffer, Rudolf-Anton
Date of birth: May 16th, 1918 (Zirl/Tyrol, Austria)
Date of death:  June 17th, 1944 (Falaise/Calvados/Normandy, France)
Nationality:  Austrian
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit: 11./IV./Jagdgeschwader 1
Details: Awarded in September 1942. Exact date unknown.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Unit: 2./I./Jagdgeschwader 1
Details: Awarded in July 1943. Exact date unknown.
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit: 2./I./Jagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on: March 29th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit: 2./I./Jagdgeschwader 1 "Oesau"
Awarded on: October 20th, 1944
Details: Posthumously awarded and promoted to the rank of Leutnant (Pilot Officer).
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR JÄGER IN SILBER
 
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - 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
- das-Ritterkreuz.de
   
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