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Jope, Bernhard

Date of birth:
May 10th, 1914 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
July 31st, 1995 (Königstein im Taunus/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Bernard Jope achieved a total of 410 operational sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1940
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1940
Details:
173rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1942
Details:
Award 5/17.
Date according to publication in Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommodore, Kampfgeschwader 100, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1944
Details:
431st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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