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Reitsch, Hanna

Date of birth:
March 29th, 1912 (Hirschberg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 24th, 1979 (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1934
Nr. 25
Segelflieger-Abzeichen, C-Stufe Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flugkapitän
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 1941
Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection
  • - Piszkiewicz D., From Nazi test pilot to Hitler's bunker.,The fantastic flights of Hanna Reitsch, Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, London, 1997
    - Previtera S.T., "The Iron Time", IMM - Magazine for Orders, Militaria and History, Nov. 99
    - Wehrmacht Awards
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum

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