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Leicht, Helmut

Date of birth:
November 2nd, 1916 (Ludwigsburg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 26th, 1944 (near Witebsk, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 2./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1942
Awarded after flying about 400 ground attack sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur III./Schlachtgeschwader 10
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Awarded for flying 900 ground attack sorties.

631st award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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