MANOWARDA-JANA, von, Karl  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Manowarda-Jana, von, Karl
Date of birth: 1919
Nationality:  Austrian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Karl Manowarda was the son of dr. Manowarda, Austrian Air Force medical at Thalerhof airport, near Graz, Austria. Karl Manowarda was shot down over England, but managed to leave his plane by parachute. He then became Prisoner-of-War.

After the Second Worl War he also became Medical Doctor and joined the Austrian Air Froce as Doctor at the same airport where his father served. He flew several different post-war planes. In the late 1970's he had an accident with a Saab Safir. He left the Ausrtian Air Force at the age of 47 as Oberstleutnant and becam Anaestesist in Stolzalpe-Murau. He kept flying aircraft and did skydiving. He served with the 1st Austrian Para Club as instructor.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Flugzeugführer I. / Kampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on: May 15th, 1944
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - 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
- Verluste des Kampfgeschwaders 2 1941 – 1945
   
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