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Langbehn, Joachim

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1910 (Sielbeck/Schleswick-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
November 25th, 1942 (Perelazovskij near Stalingrad, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
November 7th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 5. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1943
Awarded for flying a total of about 400 ground attack sorties.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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