Hippel, von, Walter

Date of birth:
May 27th, 1897 (Friedrichsthal,Eastern Prussia)
Date of death:
November 29th, 1972 (Bendestorf,Lower Saxony)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Flak-Regiment 102, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1940
Action:
Received the Knights Cross for his part in defending the Pontoon Bridge at Sedan on May 14th 1940 aganist Allied air attacks.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - das-ritterkreuz.de

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