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Viedebantt, Helmut

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

Biography

Helmut Viedebantt shot down a total of 23 enemy planes.
He was killed on 1st May 1945 during a supply mission to Berlin as commander of 1./SKG 10.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän II. / Zerstörergeschwader 1
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Koen Hermsen
  • Photo: Koen Hermsen
  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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