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Handrick, Gotthardt

Date of birth:
October 25th, 1908
Date of death:
May 30th, 1978
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st October 1943: Oberst.

Career:
July 18th, 1937 - September 10th, 1938: Kommandeur Jagdgruppe 88;
May 1st, 1939 - June 23rd, 1940: Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 26;
24th June 1940 - 21st August 1940: Kommandeur Jagdgeschwader 26;
26th August 1940 - 7th October 1940: Kommandeur Ergänzungsjagdgruppe 2;
7th October 1940 - June 1941: Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 28;
June 1941 - 1st May 1942: Kommandeur Jagdgeschwader 77;
1st May 1942 - June 1943: Kommandeur Jagdgeschwader 5;
June 1943 - June 1944: Jagdfliegerführer Ostmark;
June 1944 - May 1945: Kommodore 8.Jagd-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Group Captain)
Unit:
Kommodore, Jagdgeschwader 5 "Eismeer", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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