Eppen, Heinrich

Date of birth:
March 29th, 1915 (Winsen an der Luhe/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
June 4th, 1942 (over Fort Bir Hacheim, Lybia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinrich Eppen was killed over Bir Hacheim on June 4th, 1942. At tha moment he served as Kommandeur I. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 3 with the rank of Hauptmann.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 3, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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