Lichtenberger, Hermann

Date of birth:
August 20th, 1892 (Germersheim/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
January 15th, 1959 (Germersheim/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on June 17th 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Flak-Regiment 104 (mot)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for the leadership of his Flak-Regiment during the campaigns in France and Russia. In the time period 22.06.1941-01.04.1942 the following losses were inflicted on the enemy by the units under Lichtenberger’s command…

- 252 aircraft shot down
- 63 aircraft captured on the ground and another 3 destroyed
- 106 tanks
- 1 armoured train
- 22 batteries
- 19 lone guns
- 60 Pak
- 67 mortars
- 288 MG nests
- 2 B-Stellen
- 2 ammunition dumps
- 1 fuel dump
- 159+ vehicles
- 41 vehicles captured
- 2934 prisoners taken
Details:
369th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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