Lütje, Herbert Heinrich Otto

Date of birth:
January 30th, 1918 (Abbesbüttel/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
January 18th, 1976 (Cologne--Wahn/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommodore, Nachtjagdgeschwader 6, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1945
Details:
836th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1943
Action:
Hauptmann Luetje achieved as a night fighter six aerial victories yesterday.
Wehrmachtbericht

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