Thiem, Egon

Date of birth:
October 5th, 1911 (Poznan, Poland)
Date of death:
October 16th, 1959 (Bielefeld, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of approximately 300 sorties in the ground support role with the Hs 123, Bf 109 and Fw 190.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, Lehrgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1940
Action:
Awarded after approx. 100 sorties, during which he and his Staffel achieved numerous successes in the ground support role during the battle of France.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 5th, 1944
Details:
Awarding and date mentioned in BW-Personalakte.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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