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Walther, Gerhard

Date of birth:
June 17th, 1920 (Cottbus, Germany)
Date of death:
May 18th, 1944 (Rieti, Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
II./Schlachtgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Awarded for the successes of his Gruppe during attacks on allied invasion forces at Augusta, Nettuno and Cossino, as well as his own personal completion of 300 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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