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Adam, Erich (KG 40)

Date of birth:
July 22nd, 1910
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

09.02.1941: Stfkpt, 2./ KG-40, Fw 200C-1 Werknummer 0003 coded "F8 + DK" reported lost off Portuguese coastline, all crew survived, arrested by the Portuguese police, but escaped to Spain. Remaining crew: Fw Paul Hecht, Co-pilot; Ofw Dietrich Gropp, R/O 1; Uffz Kurt Dreyer, R/O 2; Ofw Erich Grasberger, Flt Engr and Uffz Herbert Pluntke, Gnr.
00.03.1942: Stfkpt, 11./ KG-40
00.10.1942: Stfkpt, 12/ KG-40
00.11.1942: Führerkurierstaffel
00.05.1945: Major, Kdr, Kurierstf. Flensburg

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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