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cpt. av. Horia Agarici
lt. av. Florin Alexiu
lt. av. Tudor Andrei
lt. av. Titus Axente
lt. av. Mircea "Gicu" Badulescu
lt. cdor. av. Corneliu Batacui
slt. av. Constantin Balta
adj. av. Mihai Belcin
lt. av. Emil Boian
lt. av. Romulus Bucsa
cpt. av. (r) Constantin "Bâzu" Cantacuzino
adj. av. Dumitru Chera
lt. av. Serghei Ciachir
lt. av. Ioan Cioroiu
slt. av. Vasile Claru
adj. av. Nicolae Cojocaru
cpt. av. Petre Coles
lt. av. Decebal "Desi" Constantinescu
cdor. av. George Davidescu
adj. av. Traian Dârjan
cpt. av. Dumitru Deica
cpt. av. (r) Ioan Dicezare
lt. av. Ion Dobran
lt. av. Gheorghe Dobrescu
lt. av. Constantin Dragomir
cpt. av. Boris Ferderber
adj. sef av. Spridon Focsaneanu
lt. av. Ioan Galea
lt. av. Vasile Gavriliu
slt. av. Rene Gānescu
slt. av. Costin Georgescu
lt. av. Emil Georgescu
lt. av. Gheorghe "Gāga" Georgescu
cpt. av. Marin Ghica
lt. av. Teodor Greceanu
lt. av. Eusebie Hladiuc
adj. maj. av. Dumitru Ilie
lt. av. Gabriel Ionescu
adj. maj. av. Petre Ionescu-Conta
adj. stg. av. Aurelian Livovschi
of. ec. cls. III Ioan Maga
lt. av. Tanase Mancu
cpt. av. Alexandru Manoliu
adj. av. Ioan Marinciu
cpt. av. Eugen "Matra" Marinescu
slt. av. Nicolae Sixtus Maxim
of. echip. cls. III av. Ion Milu
lt. av. Gheorghe Mociornita
lt. av. Lazar Munteanu
slt. av. Vasile Nasturas
lt. av. Traian "Ciocan" Nicolae
slt. av. Dumitru Pasare
adj. maj. av. (r) Vasile Pascu
lt. av. Alexandru Paun
lt. av. (r) Nicolae Polizu-Micsunesti
lt. av. Horia Pop
cpt. av. Gheorghe Popescu-Ciocanel
adj. av. Victor Popescu
lt. cdor. av. Alexandru "Popicu" Popisteanu
cpt. av. Eusebie Popovici
cpt. av. Traian Popteanu
cpt. av. Ion Profir
adj. sef av. Stefan "Grecu" Pucas
cpt. av. Craciun "Sbilt" Salajan
cpt. cdor. av. Ioan Sandu
cpt. av. Wilhelm Schmaltz
cpt. av. Dorin Sculi
adj. stg. av. (r) Niculae Sculy Logotheti
cpt. av. Alexandru Serbanescu
adj. sef av. Nicolae Stan
lt. av. Virgil "Ghinghi" Stanculescu
lt. av. Dragos Stinghe
lt. av. Dan Stoian
cpt. av. Gheorghe Stroici
cpt. av. Virgil Trandafirescu
slt. av. (r) Sorin Tulea
slt. av. Florin Vasilovschi
adj. av. (r) Tiberiu Vinca
cpt. av. Dan Vizanti
slt. av. Ion Vonica
slt. av. Dumitru Pasare

Light Bomber/Dive Bomber Pilot

Born: 28 November 1918, Chislau

Units:

  • 22 June - December 1941: 18th Light Bomber Squadron
  • January - 10 August 1942: 81st Light Bomber Squadron
  • 10 August 1942 - 25 March 1943: 3rd Bomber Group
  • 26 March 1943 - 23 August 1944: 3rd Dive Bomber Group

Combat missions: over 150

Victories: -

Decorations:

  • Virtutea Aeronautica Order Knight class

War episode:

Slt. av. Pasare's first mission as formation leader was on 1 November 1943. Lt. av. Tudor Andrei, the 73rd Squadron's CO, was on leave and he had to lead the squadron's Stukas into battle. Early in the morning the six Ju-87Ds took off and headed to the Perekop Isthmus at an altitude of 1,000 m. As they arrived over the target area, the dive-bombers lined up for attack. Because the Soviet and Axis lines were very close to each other, they released the bombs at 600 m for higher precision. After recovering from the dive, the Stukas headed back to base under the escort of four Bf-109s.

He is presently living in Brasov.

 

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Narcis Gherghina  (26 July 2005)
For slt. av. Dumitru Pasare

He was decorated with:

Virtutea Aeronautica, cls. Crucea de Aeu cu 2 barete
Coroana Romaniai, cls V, cu panglica de Virtute Militara,
Crucea de Fier, Cls. I si II

Source: Romanian Military Archives