Lüddecke, Fritz

Date of birth:
February 23rd, 1920 (Brakel/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 10th, 1944 (Wilkowischken, Lithuania)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Stabstaffel, Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1944
Details:
Published in the Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt on October 1st, 1944.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Stabstaffel, Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his successes against both air and ground targets. By the time of his death he had achieved 50 aerial victories in the East.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Stabstaffel, Jagdgeschwader 51 "Mölders", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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