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Anders, Richard

Date of birth:
January 3rd, 1915 (Martinswaldau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 9th, 1993 (Stade/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Career:
May 1st, 1939: 1. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 21;
April 10th, 1940: Aufklärungsgruppe, Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe;
June 1st, 1940: 3. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 32;
April 6th, 1942: 2. Staffel, Erganzungs-Nahaufklärungsgruppe
September 1st, 1942: 1.(H) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12;
April 29th, 1943: 11. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12;
May 16th, 1944: Stab, Nahaufklärungsgruppe 6;
June 18th, 1944: 7. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 32;
January 18th, 1945: 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 110;
February 26th, 1945: Stab, 8. Flak-Division.

Richard Anders on May 23rd, 1942 also received the Honor Badge of the Slovakian Fast Division, unknown however is if he receive the Bronze, Silver or Gold version.

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Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1939
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
1. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 21, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1939
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on September 2nd, 1939.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
1. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 21, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
3. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 32, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
3. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 32, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1941
Frontflugspange für Aufklärer in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
3. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 32, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1942
Frontflugspange für Aufklärer in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, Erganzungs-Nahaufklärungsgruppe, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1942
Details:
Date is the publication date in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe. The exact warding date is yet unknown.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
1.(H) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Aufklärer in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
1.(H) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1942
Medaille
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
1.(H) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1943
Details:
At the time of the presentation, he already served with 11. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 11. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Aufklärer in Gold mit anhänger
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 11. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 11. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 12, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Details:
At the time of the presentation he already served with 7. Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 32.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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