Gerlach, Heinrich (XI-Fliegerkorps)

Date of birth:
December 18th, 1912 (Liegnitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 20th, 1993 (Helsa/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer beim Kommandierender General, XI. Fliegerkorps, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1943
Action:
Decoration was awarded for his part in the San Grasso raid in which Mussolini was liberated.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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