Viedebantt, Helmut

Date of birth:
December 23rd, 1918 (Bonn/Rhineprovince, Bonn)
Date of death:
May 1st, 1945 (near Wusterhausen/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
April 1st, 1943: Hauptmann;
January 1st, 1944: Major.

Career:
September 1939: 5. Staffel, Zerstörergeschwader 1;
July 1940: Staffelkapitän 8. Staffel, Zerstörergeschwader 76;
April 24th, 1941: 5. Staffel, Schnellkampfgeschwader 210;
January 4th, 1942: 5. Staffel, Zerstörergeschwader 1;
October 9th, 1942: Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, Zerstörergeschwader 1;
February 16th, 1943: Führer, II. Gruppe, Schnellkampfgeschwader 10;
May 17th, 1943: Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Schnellkampfgeschwader 10;
July 1943: Führer, Schnellkampfgeschwader 10;
?: Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Schnellkampfgeschwader 10;
August 14th, 1943: Führer, Schnellkampfgeschwader 10;
August 15th, 1943: Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Schnellkampfgeschwader 1;
October 18th, 1943: Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 10;
December 15th, 1943: Kommandeur, Schlachtgeschwader 10;
July 1944: Erprobungsstelle Gotenhafen & Peenemünde;
9 oktober 1944: Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 5;
November 20th, 1944: Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 200.

Helmut Viedebantt shot down a total of 23 enemy planes.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for his successful ground-attack missions in the Terek and Don areas.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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