Litjens, Stephan

Date of birth:
October 13th, 1913 (Hasselt-Kleve/Rhineland, Germany)
Date of death:
February 25th, 2002 (Kalkar-Hasselt/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Stephan Litjens served with the Bundeswehr from January 22nd, 1956 until March 31st, 1966 and there finally reached the rank of Hauptfeldwebel.

Flew a total of over 400 sorties during WWII. In this time he achieved 38 aerial victories (including 16 in the East and 5 four-engined bombers).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
4. / Jagdgeschwader 53
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 4. / Jagdgeschwader 53
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1943
Action:
Awarded after 31 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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