Walter, Kurt

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1911 (Dauernheim/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
October 26th, 1942 (El Daba, Egypt)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery El Alamein
Plot: 1. 
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Sturzkampfgeschwader 3

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 3
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 3
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for the successes of his Gruppe in the Mediterranean against allied shipping as well as his own personal tally of 184 sorties flown (including 58 as a bomber pilot).
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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