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Berger, Heinz-Arthur

Date of birth:
May 5th, 1917 (Breslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 19th, 1996 (Hürth-Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
1937: Kanonier;
1938: Gefreiter;
1939: Unteroffizier der Reserve;
1939: Wachtmeister der Reserve;
1940: Leutnant der Reserve;
9th April 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
11th July 1942: Oberleutnant;
1st September 1944: Hauptmann.

Career:
25th April 1937 - 24th October 1937: RAD;
2nd November 1937: 1.Batterie / Flak-Regiment 20;
1st January 1938: 1.Batterie / Flak-Regiment 23;
5th September 1938 - 22nd September 1938: 10,5-cm-Flak-Lehrgang 2.Batterie / Flak-Regiment 32;
15th November 1938: Geschützführer 8,8-cm-Flak 18, 6.Batterie / Flak-Regiment 13;
5th April 1939 - 15th April 1939: Reserve-Offiziers-Lehrgang 6.Batterie;
10th August 1939: 1.Batterie / Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 135;
9th January 1940: Mess-Offizier/Geschützstaffelführer 1.Batterie / Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 134;
15th February 1940 - 20th March 1940: Lehrgang Meß-Offiziere der schweren Flak / Flakartillerieschule IV, Schongau;
15th September 1940 - 25th September 1940: Lehrgang Aufnahme und Auswertung / Flakartillerie-Schule I, Rerik;
1940: Batrerieoffizier/Offizier z.b.V. 2. Batterie / Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 134 / Flak-Regiment 33 / Flak-Gruppe Halle-Leuna;
23rd June 1941: 5a Offiziers-Lehrgang für dem Messdienst / Kommandogerät 40 / 1.Flaklehr- und Versuchsbatterie / Flaklehr- und Versuchs-Abteilung / Flakartillerie-Schule I, Rerik;
16th September 1941: Ausbildungsoffizier Stab / Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 134;
6th October 1941 - 17th December 1941: 1 Lehrgang für Offiziere / 9.Kriegs-Offiziers-Nachwuchs-Lehrgang und Überprüfungslehrgang für Reserve- und Kriegs-Offiziere / Luftkriegsschule 6 (Flak), Bernau;
22nd April 1942: Stab / schweren Flak-Abteilung 134 / Flakgruppe Leuna-Ost;
4th May 1942: Führer 2.Batterie / Flak-Regiment 411;
23rd November 1942: Lehrgangsgruppe A5 / Lehrgang für Batterie-Chefs der schweren Flak Nr. 126g / Flakartillerieschule I, Rerik;
19th September 1943: Adjutant Stab / Flak-Regiment 151;
13th February 1944: Chef 3.Batterie / Flak-Regiment 411 (mot.);
20th July 1944: within Höheren Kommandeur der Flakartillerie-Schulen;
1st October 1944: Taktiklehrer Luftkriegsschule 8, Göppingen;
1st February 1945: Ia Stab / 1.Flak-Division;
8th May 1945 Soviet POW;
21st September 1949: released.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on July 20th, 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1942
Flakkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1943
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe ohne zahlen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Batterieführer, 2.Batterie, I. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 411, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 3rd, 1943
Details:
Recommended on February 18th, 1943.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1943
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
1.Flak-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 2nd, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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