Gies, Alfred

Date of birth:
April 7th, 1912 (Weiburg-Lahn/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
May 21st, 1993 (Frankfurt am Main/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gies was a fight instructor with the Stuka school in Graz from 03-06-1941 until 06-10-1942. He was operational again on Oktober 15th 1942 with 1./St.G.2 (later 1./SG2). He flew his 500th mission on Oktober 15th 1943 and his 600th on February 27th 1944. He becam POW in May 1945 as Oberfeldwebel after 667 missions

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 16th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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