Valet, Hans-Joachim

Date of birth:
February 18th, 1918 (Heilbronn/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 3rd, 1944 (Rheine/Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans-Joachim Valet was killed on December 3rd, 1944 as Oberleutnant with 1. / Kampfgeschwader 51.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Transportflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for 430 successful sorties as a Ju 52-Pilot in Africa and the Soviet Union.
Details:
Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis presented on April 24th, 1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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