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Kuffner, Andreas

Date of birth:
May 30th, 1918 (Munich, Germany)
Date of death:
April 30th, 1945 (Sülte near Schwerin, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of about 900 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I./Stuka-Geschwader 2
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Wing Commander)
Unit:
4./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1943
Awarded after flying 600 ground attack sorties in the southern sector of the Eastern front.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
10. (Pz.)/Schlachtgeschwader 3
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1944
Awarded after flying 745 ground attack sorties and reaching a total of approximately 60 enemy tanks destroyed.
684th award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 19th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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