Stoll-Berberich, Egon

Date of birth:
June 17th, 1913 (Gera, Germany)
Date of death:
May 2nd, 1973 (Bensheim, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 734 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 7./Stukageschwader 1
Awarded on:
February 29th, 1944
Action:
Awarded following the completion of 550+ sorties, as well as the following materiel successes...

- A direct hit on a 10,000 ton cruiser south of Portsmouth.
- Seven bridges destroyed (over the Desna, Dnieper and Tim bridges).
- Two armoured trains in the Orel/Kursk area destroyed.
- 46 tanks destroyed.
- Six direct hits on Soviet "Katyusha" rocket launcher positions near Sevsk.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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