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Brenner, Gerhard (Lehrgeschwader 1)

Date of birth:
August 29th, 1918 (Ludwigsburg/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 14th, 1942 (Gavdos, Greece)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1941
Awarded for:
Operation Merkur
Awarded after completing 202 bombing sorties on the Western and Mediterranean fronts. He claimed to have sunk a British cruiser near Crete via a dive bombing attack.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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