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Ihlefeld, Herbert

    Date of birth:
    June 1st, 1914 (Pinnow-Anklam/Pommerania, Germany)
    Date of death:
    August 8th, 1995 (Wennigsen/Lower Saxony, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Herbert Ihlefeld achieved 132 victories (9 during the Spanish Civil war) in over 1000 sorties.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 26th, 1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    July 4th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
    Unit:
    Flugzeugführer, 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    September 13th, 1940
    Details:
    115th Award.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 12th, 1941
    Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 27th, 1941
    Wehrmachtbericht
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    June 27th, 1941
    Details:
    16th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    March 26th, 1942
    Wehrmachtbericht
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    March 31st, 1942
    Wehrmachtbericht
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    April 9th, 1942
    Details:
    Award 2/44.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    April 24th, 1942
    Details:
    9th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 20th, 1942
    Wehrmachtbericht

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