Waldecker, Helmut

Date of birth:
September 3rd, 1914 (Heidelberg, German Empire)
Date of death:
April 25th, 1966
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 148 combat missions in the west.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
April 2nd, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
3./Kampfgeschwader 6, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
I./Kampfgeschwader 6, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1943
Action:
Awarded for his successes in aerial reconnaissance, anti-shipping operations (where he and his crew sank or damaged several ships) and pathfinding/illumination missions.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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