Stepp, Hans Karl

Date of birth:
September 2nd, 1914 (Gießen an der Lahn/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
December 12th, 2006 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of ~900 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Sturzkampfgeschwader
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
7. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Details:
Award 1/11.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 7. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 “Immelmann”
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 418 sorties.
Details:
405th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit Anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1943
Ärmelband Kreta
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Wing Commander)
Unit:
Kommandeur Schlachtgeschwader 2 “Immelmann”
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after ~800 sorties.
Details:
462nd Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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