Hildebrand, Walter (Kampgeschwader 26)

Date of birth:
February 16th, 1914 (Rynik/Silesia, Austrian Hungarian Empire)
Date of death:
October 21st, 1943 (near Cap Tenes, Mediterranean)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 26, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 26, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1944
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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