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Frank, Heinz

Date of birth:
December 12th, 1914 (Arnstadt/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 7th, 1944
Nationality:
German

Biography

Heinz Frank died after an accident on 7th October 1944. At that moment he was Kommandeur IV. / Schlachtgeschwader 151 with the rank of Major.
He achieved eight victories in over 900 sorties.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1940
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 22nd December 1940. Awarding date on the Ehrenpokal.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Details:
Award 6/36.
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1942
Details:
539th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 8th, 1943
Details:
172nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

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