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Bartels, Heinrich "Heinz"

Date of birth:
March 17th, 1918 (Linz/Upper Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
December 23rd, 1944 (over Villip-Bonn/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died on 23rd December 1944 as Flugzeugführer with 15. / Jagdgeschwader 27. Finally reached the rank of Oberfeldwebel and achieved 99 victories in over 500 operational sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 5 "Eismeer", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 5 "Eismeer", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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