Schibau, Hans-Joachim

Date of birth:
November 17th, 1915 (Marienwerder/Westernprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 22nd, 1985 (Burgdorf/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of Major im Generalstab.

Promotions:
1st April 1937: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
1st March 1942: Hauptmann.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1934
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1939
Cruz de Guerra Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1939
Medalla de la Campaña de España 1936-1939
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Gold mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Chef 3. / 361
Awarded on:
December 11th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
8. / II. / Flak-Regiment 36
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
8. / II. / Flak-Regiment 36
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1941
Flakkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Chef 8. / Flak-Regiment 36
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for actions near Leningrad, for destroying 21 Soviet tanks and holding a strategic bridgehead.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major im Generalstab
Unit:
Luftgaukommando VI
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1944
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern

Sources

  • Photo 1: Matthias Flach
  • Photo: Matthias Flach
  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis RK
    - Verleihungsurkunde EK1, EK2, Flakkampfabzeichen, KvK 2 Schwertern
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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