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

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

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
Action:
Awarded for his leadership, and the achievements, of the 18. Flak-Division on the Eastern front during the fighting around Warsaw and East Prussia in 1944. Sachs proved a capable and brave leader throughout this fighting, and particularly distinguished himself during the fighting around Gumbinnen, where his battlefield decisions would prove decisive to the German cause.
Details:
Kommandeur

Sources