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Agather, Gerhard (Sturzkampfgeschwader 5)

Date of birth:
January 10th, 1920
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

00.00.1941: with Erg. St./IV.(St)/ LG 1
11.07.1941: Leutnant, in 12.(Stuka)/ LG 1, shot down by a sub chaser "MO 141" in Litsa Bay but returned (Ju 87 R-1)
18.08.1941: 12./ LG 1
23.12.1941: Leutnant, 12.(St)/ LG 1 unhurt following involuntary ground contact at Kemijarvi - Ju 87 R-4
01.10.1942: 3./ St.G. 5 due to unit renaming
01.03.1943: promoted to Oberleutnant /A1
01.03.1943: Offz.z.b.V. 4./ St.G. 5
15.10.1943: Staka, 4./ SG 5 due to unit renaming
20.12.1943: I./ SG 151
02.01.1944-07.05.1944: Oblt., Staka 3./ SG 151
18.05.1944: Staka 1./ SG 5
01.10.1944: Staka 2. /NSGr. 8 due to unit renaming
01.12.1944: promoted to Hauptmann
00.00.1945: in NSGr. 8

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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