Harang, Jürgen

Date of birth:
August 30th, 1919 (Halle,Germany)
Date of death:
January 20th, 1945 (Weruschau, Poland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Jürgen Harang was killed on 20th January 1945 near Weruschau, west of Wielun. sources state that he at that moment flew with II. / Schlachtgeschwader 77 (and not with the at his Knightscross awarding mentioned II. / Jagdgeschwader 77).
Research revealed that Harang indeed was killed near Weruschau (Polish Wieruszów, west of Wielún), thus stating that he most probably flew with the II. / Schlachtgeschwader 4, which unit records the only losses around the date of 20th January 1945 in the mentioned area.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 2nd, 1945
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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