Sachs, Günther

Date of birth:
May 4th, 1903 (Springe, Germany)
Date of death:
July 15th, 1962 (Venice, Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Unit:
Fliegerschule Braunschweig, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
1935
Flugzeugbeobachterabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1942
Flakkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Chef des Stabes / I.Luftwaffen-Feld-Korps, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 3rd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Air Commodore)
Unit:
18. Flak-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1944
Action:
"They were effectively supported by Luftwaffe forces under the leadership of Generalmajor Uebe and those in ground fighting deployed 18th Flak-Division, under the leadership of Generalmajor Sachs."
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Air Commodore)
Unit:
18.Flak-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 24th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Details:
Kommandeur

Sources

  • - Luftwaffe Officer Career Summaries
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X