Stahlschmidt, Hans-Arnold

Date of birth:
September 15th, 1920 (Kreuztal/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 7th, 1942 (west of El Alamein, Egypt)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Achieved a total of 59 aerial victories over the course of approx. 400 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1942
Details:
Award 9/41
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 2. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 47 aerial victories.
Details:
524th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkaptän 2. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
January 3rd, 1944
Action:
Received in recognition of his 59 aerial victories in the West, mainly in North Africa.
Details:
365th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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