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Max Bucholz

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Rank  Major
Service/branch  Luftwaffe
Name  Max Bucholz
Years of service  1939–45

Battles/wars  World War II Battle of France Battle of Britain Operation Barbarossa Defense of the Reich Operation Cerberus Operation Donnerkeil
Died  July 19, 1996, Warnemunde, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Battle of France, Battle of Britain
Unit  Jagdgeschwader 3, Jagdgeschwader 5, Jagdgeschwader 102

Max Bucholz (3 November 1912 – 19 July 1996) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Max Bucholz was credited with between 28 and 30 victories.


  • Flugzeugführerabzeichen
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (26 May 1940)
  • 1st Class (30 May 1940)
  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (11 October 1940)
  • Wound Badge in Black (26 November 1940)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 12 August 1941 as Oberleutnant and Staffelkapitän in the I./Jagdgeschwader 3
  • References

    Max Bucholz Wikipedia

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