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Betke, Siegfried

Date of birth:
March 8th, 1917 (Lenzen/Mecklenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 20th, 1988 (Cochem/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Siegfried Betke finally reached the rank of Haputmann (Rangdienstalter 1 januari 1945). After the Second Worldwar he served until March 31st, 1973 with the Bundeswehr and there finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
January 11th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 26, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
Luftwaffe KG 77
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe

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