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Milch, Erhard

Date of birth:
March 30th, 1892 (Wilhelmshaven/Nedersaksen, Germany)
Date of death:
January 25th, 1972 (WuppertalNoordrijn-Westfalen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1916
Königlich Preussisches Flugzeugbeobachter-Abzeichen
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1919
Königlich Preussisches Flieger Erinnerungs-Abzeichen
Awarded on:
June 1933
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Grand'Ufficiale
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1933
Order of Civil Merit 2nd Class
Awarded on:
May 1934
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1934
Stern des Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1935
Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1935
Details:
With swords
Order of Military Merit 1st Class
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1935
Suomen Valkoisen Ruusun suurristi (SVR SR)
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1935
Order of St. Sava 1st Class
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1935
Details:
With swords
Großkreuz des Herzoglich Sachsen-Ernestinischer Hausorden
Awarded on:
October 1935
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1936
Deutsches Olympia Ehrenzeichen Erster Klasse
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1937
Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1937
Grand Officer to the Order of Merit
Awarded on:
October 1937
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Cavaliere Commendatore
Awarded on:
December 1937
Zuiho sho, 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1938
Luftschutz-Ehrenzeichen 2. Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flieger (Air Marshall)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1938
Luftschutz-Ehrenzeichen 1. Stufe
Awarded on:
January 1938
Order of the Crown 1st Class
Rank:
Generaloberst (Air Chief Marshall)
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Rank:
Generaloberst (Air Chief Marshall)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst (Air Chief Marshall)
Unit:
Generalinspekteur der Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst (Air Chief Marshall)
Unit:
Generalinspekteur der Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1939
Grootkruis in de Orde van Leopold II
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst
Unit:
Staatssekretär im Reichsluftfahrtministerium und Chef der Luftflotte 5
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Rank:
Generaloberst (Air Chief Marshall)
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes

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