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Spoden, Peter

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1921 (Borken/Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Peter Spoden achieved a total of 24 ait victories.

Promotions:
February 1st, 1942: Leutnant;
December 1st, 1944: Oberleutnant;
April 20th, 1945: Hauptmann.

Career:
October 1940: eintritt Luftwaffe Luftkriegsschule 4, Fürstenfeldbruck;
?: Flugzeugführerschule C 17, Pütnitz;
September 1st, 1942: Blindflugschule, Copenhagen;
?: Nachtjagdschule, Kitzingen;
June 1st, 1943: 6. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 5, Parchim;
?: 5. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 5;
March 1944: Stabsstaffel III. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 6;
August 1944: Stabsstaffel II. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 6;
December 1944: Staffelkapitän 6. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 6;
March 19th, 1945: Gruppenkommandeur I. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 6;
April 29th, 1945: POW;
autumn 1945: released;
?: University;
?: Technival Advisor Deutsche Bundesbahn;
1954: training Lufthansa;
July 20th, 1955: Pilot Lufthansa;
1981: Retirement.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Stab II. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 6
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 6. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 6
Awarded on:
February 1945
Awarded for his 20th air victory.

Awarding has not yet been definitely confirmed.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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