Piepereit, Günther August

    Date of birth:
    February 26th, 1921
    Date of death:
    July 20th, 1944
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Günther Piepereit is missing in action since 20th July 1944 during an action over the Soviet Union. Until that moment he had flown 259 operational sorties with the Junkers Ju 87.

    Promotions:
    1st September 1940: Gefreiter
    1st August 1941: Unteroffizier
    10th September 1941: Fahnenjunker
    1st October 1941: Fähnrich
    1st February 1942: Oberfähnrich
    1st February 1943: Leutnant

    Career:
    - 15th february 1939 until 1st april 1940: Fliegerausbildungs-Regiment 42, Salzwedel;
    - 2nd April 1940 until 11th April 1940: 1. / Ergänzungs-Aufklärungs-Gruppe;
    - 12th April 1940 until 23rd June 1941: 4.(H) / Aufklärungsgruppe 31;
    - 24th June 1941 until 13th August 1941: Aufklärungs-Abteilung 31;
    - 14th August 1941 until 20th September 1941: Schülerkompanie in Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 61;
    - 21st September 1941 until 31st January 1943: Flugzeugführerschule A/B 61;
    - 1st February 1943 until 14th March 1943: 7. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 101;
    - 15th March 1943 until 10th July 1943: I. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 101;
    - 11th July 1943 until 7th September 1943: I. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 151;
    - 8th September 1943 until 20th July 1944: 2. / Schlachtgeschwader 1

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    7. Staffel, Sturzkampfgeschwader 101, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    February 16th, 1943
    Details:
    Nr. 117030/43
    Flugzeugführerabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    October 18th, 1943
    Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    October 19th, 1943
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    November 24th, 1943
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    December 13th, 1943
    Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    December 13th, 1943
    Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    June 21st, 1944
    Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    January 1st, 1945
    Details:
    Date according to publication in Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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