KG 1 "Hindenburg" - Who is this Knight's Cross Hol

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KG 1 "Hindenburg" - Who is this Knight's Cross Hol

Post by franky » 09 Oct 2006 19:12

Hello all,

please help me and find out who is the sergeant knight cross holder in the middle of this pic?
i know that the crew are from the KG 1(Kampfgeschwader) "Hindenburg" (Luftflotte1)

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Post by harmel » 09 Oct 2006 21:41

Hi Unna,to me it looks like Ofw Hans Frach.
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Post by harmel » 09 Oct 2006 22:15

Hi Franky,change that I am sure it is
Fw later Oblt Kurt Mevissen.
Dkig-27/4/42
Knights Cross-19/9/42
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Post by franky » 10 Oct 2006 15:53

harmel wrote:Hi Franky,change that I am sure it is
Fw later Oblt Kurt Mevissen.
Dkig-27/4/42
Knights Cross-19/9/42
Harmel


Hi Hamel,
are you absolutly sure ? it will be great...
greets to leicestershire from Unna

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Kurt Mevissen

Post by franky » 10 Oct 2006 19:20

Hi all,

what can you told about Kurt Mevissen? Is it right, that he became the knight cross for his battle of stalingrad ?
It is strange because if he had get his knight cross for his battles in stalingrad during he was leader for the 9./KG1 which stand in near of Riga ? please help me....

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Post by Balsi » 10 Oct 2006 19:44

Leader of the 9./KG 1 was Otto Edler von Ballasko KC 13.08.1942.. Mevissen "only" was a pilot ...

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Hello Balsi

Post by franky » 10 Oct 2006 19:49

Balsi wrote:Leader of the 9./KG 1 was Otto Edler von Ballasko KC 13.08.1942.. Mevissen "only" was a pilot ...


Hello Balso, greets to berlin... :wink:

do you have more infomation about kurt mevissen ?

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Post by harmel » 10 Oct 2006 20:29

Hi Franky-Awards-IC 2nd Class(9/7/41)
IC 1st Class(7/9/41)
Frontflugspange fur Kampflieger(Gold) 4/12/41
Ehrenpokal fur besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg -15/12/41
DkiG-27/4/42
Ostmedaille 16/7/42
Knights Cross 19/9/42
Frontflugspange fur Kampflieger im Gold(mit Anhanger)
Demyansk Shield -1/4/44
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Post by franky » 10 Oct 2006 20:44

Thanks harmel,

and good luck against croatia tomorrow :D

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Post by harmel » 11 Oct 2006 00:22

Hi Frank,I am a Schottlander living in England :D
so heres hoping we win against the Ukraine
Harmel :D

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Re: kg 1

Post by franky » 11 Oct 2006 15:59

harmel wrote:Hi Frank,I am a Schottlander living in England :D


OK Harmel,

good luck against ukraine :wink:

FRank :D

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Re: KG 1 "Hindenburg" - Who is this Knight's Cross Hol

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 26 Sep 2012 15:00

Anyone knows the identity of at least two DKiGträger around Mevissen?

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