Huber, Josef (Sturzkampfgeschwader 77)

Date of birth:
July 18th, 1915 (Kempten/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
May 24th, 2008 (Kempten/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 721 sorties with the Ju 87 on the central and southern portions of the Eastern front. He was credited with the destruction of 46 tanks, 2 armoured trains and 2 important bridges.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Bronze mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1942
Details:
721 flights
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit Anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 8.Staffel, III. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after flying over 600 ground attack sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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