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Mission: Reconnaissance, Metz, France

Date: 29
th September 1939

Unit: 1 Staffel./Fernaufklärungsgruppe 123

Type: Dornier Do 17P

Werk Nr. (not known).

Coded: 4U +

Location: Langendiebach, Germany?

Observer: Oberfeldwebel. Max Freiherr von Perglas 1./(F123 Nr.43 – Killed.
Born 09.03.1913 in Esslingen /Necka.


Ofw. von Perglas died due to oxygen failure during a reconnaissance mission to Metz. Death caused by faulty oxygen equipment.

Centre; Max Freiherr von Perglas (Brownless)

Burial detail: None found on VDK site, possibly taken back to Esslingen for burial?

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to Armin Goebel and Fritz Schlichting, sadly no longer with us, July 2013
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