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Breu, Peter-Paul

Date of birth:
June 13th, 1915 (Schwabhausen/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 2nd, 2001 (Weingarten/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 3 "Blitz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 3 "Blitz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 3 "Lützow", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1942
Awarded after flying over 300 bombing sorties (including 17 over Poland and 18 over England). Among his personal successes included the destruction of 34 transport trains by the start of 1942.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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