Sattler, Georg

Date of birth:
April 14th, 1917 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
August 30th, 1944 (Melsbroek Airfield, Belgium)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Lommel
Plot: 46. Grave: 329.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 11th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 2nd, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1942
Cross to the Order for Bravery 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Lehr-Geschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Frontflugspange für Fern-Nachtjäger in Gold mit Anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his successes across all the major theatres of the war. By this time he had destroyed the following enemy materiel...

- 42000 GRT of shipping
- A torpedo boat
- A destroyer
- A coastal battery
- At least 10 tanks
- Numerous vehicles and artillery pieces
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 6th, 1944
Action:
Awarded posthumously in recognition of his wartime accomplishments, achieved over the course of 310 sorties.
Details:
675th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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