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Henze, Karl

Date of birth:
January 20th, 1916 (Holzminden/Braunschweig, Germany)
Date of death:
September 25th, 1985 (Neunkirchen-Seelscheid/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1944
Details:
481st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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