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HUMAN, Johan D W

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rank: Col
status: survived
airforce: SAAF    (no: 103021V )
born: South Africa

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13th Aug 1942 DFC Citation

Major Johan Daniel Wilhelm "Johnny" HUMAN. D.F.C., S.A.A.F., No. 1 (S.A.A.F.) Sqn.

This officer has completed a large number of operational sorties. He is an extremely efficient and reliable leader, whose work has proved most valuable. One day in May, 1942, whilst on patrol he sighted twelve enemy aircraft which he immediately engaged. During this combat he destroyed one enemy aircraft. Shortly afterwards, when acting as escort to our bombers, ho encountered six Stukas accompanied by four fighters, which attacked our aircraft. On this occasion Major Human destroyed another enemy lighter. He has displayed courage and devotion to duty which have set an inspiring example.

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SAAF 1 1942-05-01

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