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Langguth, Gerhard (XI. Fliegerkorps)

Date of birth:
October 24th, 1914 (Annaburg)
Date of death:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


00.00.1933: originally with the Infanterie
00.01.1935-00.10.1935: attended LKS München
00.00.1936: attended Aufkl.Fl.Schule Hildesheim to train as a Bild-Offz.
00.00.1939-00.00.1940: Hauptmann, Aufkl.St., Fliegerdivision 7
01.07.1943-01.03.1944: Hptm. in Führerreserve, RLM, Ob.d.L., appointed Ic, Feindlage, XI. Fliegerkorps
00.10.1943: attended LKS Gatow
01.11.1943: Hptm., unspecified Flieger Korps, awarded the DKiG for his part in the Mussolini rescue operation in Gran Sasso
01.03.1944: Hptm., Ic, Fallschirm-AOK 1
00.03.1944: transferred to Stab, II. Abteilung, Flakkorps or XI. Flakkorps
01.05.1944: promo to Major
12.08.1944: Maj., concerned with the setting up and training of new parachute regiments in Germany for assignment to II. Fallschirmkorps

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
XI. Fliegerkorps, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1943
Onderscheiding werd verkregen voor zijn aandeel in de San Grasso raid waarbij Mussolini werd bevrijd.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold