Barth, Siegfried

Date of birth:
January 23rd, 1916 (Augsburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 19th, 1997 (Bad Wörishofen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
May 1st, 1944: Major;
?: Oberstleutnant;
?: Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr).

Career:
?: Kampfgeschwader 255;
April 1940: Flugzeugführer, 4. Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 51;
?: Stab, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51;
October 1942: Staffelkapitän, 4. Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 51;
April 1944: Kommandeur, IV (Erg.) Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51;
April 19th, 1945: Kommodore, Kampfgeschwader 51;
July 22nd, 1958 - October 26th, 1961: Kommodore Jagdbombergeschwader 32 (Bundeswehr).

Eigen toestellen:
- Heinkel He 111 H, 9K+DD (neergeschoten 14 mei 1940, Groupe de Chasse III/6 nabij Fougerolles.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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