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Steinbatz, Leopold

Date of birth:
October 25th, 1918 (Vienna-Stammersdorf, Austria)
Date of death:
June 15th, 1942 (Volchansk/Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Leopold Steinbatz achieved 99 victories over the course of 390 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1942
Details:
Award 10/20.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 35 aerial victories.
Details:
415th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 83 aerial victories.
Details:
96th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1942
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his 99 aerial victories.
Details:
14th Award.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht

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