Schmidt, Rudolf (Kampfgeschwader 76)

Date of birth:
December 26th, 1915 (Halle an der Saale/Wesphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 5th, 1942 (Botokin, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
5. / Kampfgeschwader 76
Awarded on:
March 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 5. / Kampfgeschwader 76
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1942
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his 365 sorties flown as a bomber pilot.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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