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Kuhlmey, Kurt

Date of birth:
November 19th, 1913 (Insterburg/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 30th, 1993 (Bonn/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Kurt Kuhlmey finally reached the rank of Oberst during the Second World War. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 31st March 1971 and finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

Flew a total of about 500 sorties during WWII.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
1. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 3
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1942
Awarded after flying approximately 270 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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