Walter Nowotny (Nowotny)( Luftwaffe fighter pilot)
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Biography Walter Nowotny (Nowotny)
Novotny, Walter (Nowotny), (1921-1944), Luftwaffe fighter. In 1942 with the rank of 1 st lieutenant was assigned to the 54 th Fighter Regiment. In 1943 - the captain, in 1944 - a major, commanded the 52 th regiment of fighter aircraft. According to official statistics, the Luftwaffe destroyed 258 enemy aircraft, including 255 on the Eastern Front. He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. November 8, 1944 killed in aerial combat.