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Capt Helmut Belser
Birth: Dec. 23, 1915
Stuttgart
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Jun. 19, 1942, Libya

German Ace. Knights Cross Holder. Squadron Captain of the 8th squadron in Jagdgeschwader (JG) 53. He was a holder of the following awards: Iron Cross First and Second class, Honor Cup of the Luftwaffe, German Cross in Gold, and the Knights Cross. He had 36 confirmed "kills", 1 on the Western Front, 12 on the Eastern Front, and the rest in Africa. He was killed in an accident at the Castel-Benito Aerodrome, near Tripoli, when his aircraft, a Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4, Works No. 10 278, marked as Black 1, hit a sand dune on takeoff. (bio by: Kenneth Gilbert) 
 
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German Military Cemetery Tobruk
Tobruk
Al Butnan, Libya
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kenneth Gilbert
Record added: Apr 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88660205
Capt Helmut Belser
Added by: Kenneth Gilbert
 
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