Luczny, Alfons

Date of birth:
June 4th, 1894 (Katscher, Germany)
Date of death:
August 12th, 1985 (Einbeck, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 2.Flak-Division
Awarded on:
March 29th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 2.Flak-Division (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Action:
The following excerpt from the Wehrmachtbericht, dated 10.02.1944, describes the battles by which Luczny would earn the Knight’s Cross…

“During the heavy defense battles south of Leningrad, a Luftwaffe Flak-Division under the command of Generalleutnant Luczny has particularly distinguished itself. In the time from 14 January to 7 February the unit destroyed 105 enemy aircraft and within the space of three weeks also destroyed 111 Soviet tanks.”
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1918
Ritter des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

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