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Christ, Torsten

Date of birth:
February 3rd, 1906 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
April 13th, 1967 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Torsten Christ died in an accident on April 13th, 1967.

Promotions:
?: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
December 1st, 1936: Hauptmann im Generalstab;
1937: Major im Generalstab;
October 31st, 1941: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab;
March 1st, 1943: Oberst im Generalstab.

Career:
December 1st, 1936 - December 31st, 1937: 2. Generalstabslehrgang, Luftkriegsakademie;
1937 - 1938: Ia, Legion Condor;
? - March 1940: Kommandeur Kampfgruppe z.b.V. 9;
October 13th, 1941 - April 16th, 1941: m.d.F.b., Chef des Generalstabes, VIII. Fliegerkorps;
March 1942: Ia, VIII. Fliegerkorps;
March 1942: Fliegerführer I, Luftflotte 1;
May 26th, 1942: Chef des Generalstabes, IV. Fliegerkorps;
August 25th, 1942 - December 31st, 1942: Fliegerführer I;
January 31st, 1943: Oberquartiermeister Luftflotte 4;
June 12th, 1943: Chef des Generalstabes, Luftflotte 2;
October 1st, 1943 - November 18th, 1944: Chef des Generalstabes VIII. Fliegerkorps;
January 9th, 1945: Kommandant Koflug 4/VI.;
April 19th, 1945: Chef des Nachschubwesens, Generalstab der Luftwaffe.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1933
Details:
Nr. 227.
Ehrenzeichen des 9. November 1923 (Blutorden)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Wing Commander with General Staff)
Unit:
Stab, VIII.Fliegerkorps, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Wing Commander with General Staff)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, VIII.Fliegerkorps, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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