Putz, Helmut

Date of birth:
May 8th, 1915 (Munich, Germany)
Date of death:
December 8th, 1995 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant
Unit:
4./Kampf-Geschwader 27
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer II./Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1942
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his 317 sorties flown (199 of these in the East), which were counted as 377 front flights.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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