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Maier, Kurt

Date of birth:
January 21st, 1911 (Mannheim, Germany)
Date of death:
February 11th, 1952 (Heilbronn, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant
Unit:
I./ Kampf-Geschwader 4
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3./Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1942
Awarded for contributing to his Gruppe’s successes as an observer over the course of over 300 bomber sorties, which were flown in the western, eastern and Mediterranean theatres.

Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
9./Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg"
Awarded on:
December 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Awarded for further successes as a bomber pilot.
674th award
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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