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Eberspächer, Helmut

Date of birth:
November 18th, 1915 (Tübingen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 19th, 2011 (Esslingen at the Neckar/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Helmut Eberspächer achieved a total of 7 victories in 170 operational sorties.

Promotions:
?: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
1st May 1944: Hauptmann.

Career:
July 1940 - January 1942: Beobachter 7. / Lehrgeschwader 2;
1942: Ausbildung Flugzeugführer;
1943: Staffelkapitän 3. / (Schnell) Kampfgeschwader 51.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Beobachter 7. / Lehrgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Beobachter 7. / Lehrgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1944
Details:
Was published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on April 17th, 1944.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Schnellkampfgeschwader 10, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Details:
Date awarding according to publication in Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 3. Staffel, Nachtschlachtgruppe 20, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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