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Altmann, Klaus (Kampfgeschwader 100 'Wiking')

Date of birth:
July 15th, 1918
Date of death:
October 12th, 1942 (Sicily - Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

10.04.1942: Leutnant, awarded the Ehrenpokal
12.10.1942: Oberleutnant, 5./ KG 100, reported MIA when his He 111 coded '6N+AH' was shot down ivo Sicily while returning from Malta
23.12.1942: Oberleutnant, awarded the DKiG

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 100, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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