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Mauss, Günther

Date of birth:
November 23rd, 1892
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Major Günther Mauss was Komandeur of the I./Transportgeschwader 5 from May 1943 to August 1944 and of the 15./Transportgeschwader 4 in April 1945.

Date of birth 26.12.10 or 23.11.92 (to be clarified)

05.1937 : Oberfähnrich
01.09.38 : promoted Oberleutnant - Flug-Betr.Kp. Chef in KGr.z.b.V. 1
01.40 : Staka 1./KG.z.b.V. 1
1941 : promoted Hauptmann - Leiter of an Ausbildungskdo./Schleppschule d.Lw. (Leipheim)
01.04.42 : promoted Major
1941-43 : Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 500
ca.05.42 : Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 323 (29.09.42 became I./KG.z.b.V. 323) (to 09.05.43)
01.05.43 : Kdr. I./TG 5 (to 30.08.44)
30.08.44 : Kdr. IV./TG 4 (to 02.45)
02.45 : Kdr. Grossraumtransportgruppe (to 07.05.45)
ca.30.04.45 : Kdr. Teile-Gruppe Ju 352
08.05.45 : Staka Grossraumtransportstaffel Ju 352

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1938
doc signed by Generalmajor Grauert
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1940
doc signed by Oberstleutnant Morzik
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kampfgeschwader z.b.V. 1
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
doc signed by Oberst Trautvetter Kommandeur des Kampfgeschwader z.b.V. 1
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kampfgeschwader z.B.V. 3
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1942
Ärmelband Kreta
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
I./323 (I./Transport-Geschwader 5)
Awarded on:
January 24th, 1943
doc signed by Oberstleutnant Damm
Frontflugspange für Transportflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
I./Transport-Geschwader 5
Awarded on:
March 29th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
I./Transport-Geschwader 5
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1943
Ärmelband Afrika
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfähnrich
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1937
Flugzeugführerabzeichen

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