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Boenicke, Walter

Date of birth:
December 15th, 1895 (Radisleben-Magdeburg/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
April 21st, 1947 (Munsterlager/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Walter Boenicke finally reached the rank of General der Flieger. He comitted suicide on 21st April 1947 in British captivity.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Air Commodore)
Unit:
Luftwaffe Befehlshaber Mitte, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Air Vice Marshall)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 3.Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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