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Hrabak, Dietrich "Dieter"

Date of birth:
December 19th, 1915 (Gross-Deuben/Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
September 15th, 1995 (Pfaffenhofen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Dietrich Hraback achieved 125 victories in over 1000 operational flights.He was the Geschwaderkommodore van het Jagdgeschwader 54 from October 1st 1944 till May 8th 1945. After the Second World War he served fom 1955 until 30th September 1970 eith the Bundeswehr. Here he finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 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:
September 28th, 1940
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1940
Details:
145th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Wing Commander)
Unit:
Kommodore, Jagdgeschwader 52, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1943
Details:
337th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Wing Commander)
Unit:
Kommodore, Jagdgeschwader 52, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

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