Geisler, Herbert (LW-Kampfgeschwader)

Date of birth:
October 26th, 1912 (Grunau / Silesia)
Date of death:
April 12th, 1995 (Bayreuth)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

01.04.1933: entered the Heer - Inf.-Rgt. 7
01.10.1935: transferred to the Luftwaffe
03.1937: final pilot training - KG 152
05.1937: I./ KG 155
09.1939: 3./ KG 55
01.11.1940: promoted to Oberfeldwebel
07.01.1941: instructor - Erg.St./KG 55
07.09.1941: 2./ KG 55
09.1942: III./ KG 4 then flew many glider tug missions
18.05.1943: Stab./ KG 4
End 1943 - 07.1944: departed for a period of rest
12.1944: flew his final combat sortie
01.04.1945: promoted to Stabsfeldwebel

Pilot credited with over 400 missions

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 55, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Stab, Kampfgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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