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Gläser, Alexander

Date of birth:
January 4th, 1914 (Büdingen/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
September 13th, 2003 (Büdingen/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Alexander Gläser flew over 1123 combat sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1942
Details:
Award 21/54.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 19th, 1943
Details:
751st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Details:
811th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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