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Heyking, Rüdiger (Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 6)

Date of birth:
January 10th, 1894 (Rastenburg/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 18th, 1956 (Bad Godesberg/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Rüdiger Heyking served as Kommodore Kampfgeschwader z.b.V. 2, Kommandeur Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 6 and Kommandeur 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division.From May 1st, 1945 until June 1946 he was a POW to the Americans.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Air Vice Marshall)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 6, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

IV. bis I. Klasse.
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht

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