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Old 20th April 2014, 21:24
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Information concerning loss of Oberfeldwebel Josef Zirngibl - fighter pilot - lost 21.06.1944

Hi,

Can anyone provide information on the loss of Oberfeldwebel Josef Zirngibl who was a pilot in a fighter unit and was killed in an air battle on the 21st June 1944 in the West.

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Old 20th April 2014, 22:22
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Re: Information concerning loss of Oberfeldwebel Josef Zirngibl - fighter pilot - lost 21.06.1944

1944-06-21, 8./JG 26, Fw 190 A-6, 530763, 11 blaue, Nordöstlich Saint-Cyr, Luftkampf um 22.00 Uhr mit P-38 der 474. FG. Bruch 100 %.
Flugzeugführer Ofw Zirngibl, Josef, +
Grab: Versailles "Les Gonard"/Frankreich, Block CI, Grab 3

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Re: Information concerning loss of Oberfeldwebel Josef Zirngibl - fighter pilot - lost 21.06.1944

Thanks Matti,

Your knowledge an support is unsurpassed.

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Re: Information concerning loss of Oberfeldwebel Josef Zirngibl - fighter pilot - lost 21.06.1944

After your help Matti, I looked up info on him in Donald Caldwel's JG 26 War Diary which stated he was an ace with 9 confirmed kills.

Does anyone have a photo of him?

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