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Albers, Walter Wilhelm Fritz (SG.2 'Immelmann')

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1923 (Hohenstein, Germany)
Date of death:
August 22nd, 1943 (5 km south-west of Dolgenkaja, Kharkov, Ukraine)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Kharkiv
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

13.09.1943: Leutnant and Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal
22.08.1943: Leutnant, II./ St.G. 2 KIA when Ju 87 D-5 Werknummer 649 coded 'T6+CN' was lost in a collision 5 km south-west of Dolgenkaya
17.10.1943: Leutnant, II./ St.G. 2 posthumously awarded the DKiG
Buried initially at Dolgenkaya, perhaps Dovhen'ke, 25 km South of Isjum, Ukraine. Reburied supposedly in Kharkov.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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