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Knacke, Reinhold

Date of birth:
January 1st, 1919 (Strelitz Alt, Germany)
Date of death:
February 3rd, 1943 (over the Netherlands)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Plot: M. Row: 4. Grave: 80.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant
Unit:
2./Nachtjagd-Geschwader 1
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1943
Awarded in recognition of his 44 night victories.
190th Award.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3./NJG 1
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Awarded after 30 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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