Stüwe, Eberhard

Date of birth:
March 30th, 1914 (Burgstädt-Rochlitz/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 6th, 1944 (English Channel)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Eberhard Stüwe was killed on June 6th, 1944 over the English Channel, North of Cherbourg.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. / Kampfgeschwader 26
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
m.d.F.b. III. / Kampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his successes as a pilot since the beginning of the war on all fronts, including Poland, Norway, the English Channel, the Mediterranean, the southern sector of the Eastern front, Italy and Normandy.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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