Oberst i.G. Erhart Krafft von Dellmensingen

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Oberst i.G. Erhart Krafft von Dellmensingen

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 02 Sep 2020 15:48

I believe this is Oberst i.G. Erhart Krafft von Dellmensingen, DKiGträger. Any info about him?

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Re: Oberst i.G. Erhart Krafft von Dellmensingen

Post by Halfdan S. » 02 Sep 2020 16:18

From deZeng/Stankey:

KRAFFT von DELLMENSINGEN, Erhart. (DOB: 27.12.06 in Landsberg am Lech). (i.G.). (DKG). 01.04.25 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.06.31 pilot training with Flugzentrum Lipetsk in Russia (to 01.10.32). 1932 certified fluent in English. 01.11.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and received extensive flight training over the next 3 years. 01.04.34 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.07.35 Kp.-Chef and Staka in Fliegerstaffel z.b.V., Fliegergruppe Giebelstadt and III./KG 155 (Schwäbisch-Hall). 01.10.36 to Luftkreisschule II (3. Lehrgang) (to 17.11.36). 06.11.36 trf to Kampfgruppe I. K/88 (Legion Condor) and appt Staka. 15.03.37 trf to III./KG 355. 16.02.38 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 30.06.38). 01.07.38 appt Ia op 1 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XVII. 01.06.39 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 01.09.39 appt Gruppenleiter I in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XVII. 15.11.39 Maj., trf to 1.Abt./Genst.d.Lw. 01.12.39 promo to Maj. c.01.07.40 ordered to BFS 3 (Königsberg-Devau) and Erg.KGr. 4 (Ju 88) (to 15.08.40) for temporary duty. 16.08.40 (or 15.09.40?) Maj., appt Kdr. II./KG 54 (to 17.11.41). 15.08.41 acting Kommodore KG 54. 16.10.41 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered to the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow for temporary duty as a tactics course director. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 12.03.42 ordered to Stab/Fliegerführer Atlantik for temporary duty (to 02.04.42). 11.05.42 Maj., awarded DKG. 23.09.42 ordered to Luftflotte 4 for temporary duty (to 14.10.42). 07.01.43 appt director of air tactics instruction for Generalstab officers. 01.08.43 ordered to Stab/I. Fliegerkorps for temporary duty. 31.08.43 Obstlt., appt Chef d.Genst./I. Fliegerkorps (to 18.07.44). 01.04.44 promo to Oberst. 25.07.44 trf to Fhr.Res. 24.08.44 (or 01.01.45?) appt Ch.d.Genst./IX. Fliegerkorps (J) (to 10.02.45). 09.05.45 captured at "Urpass"(?)/Tiri. 16.01.46 still POW.

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Re: Oberst i.G. Erhart Krafft von Dellmensingen

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 02 Sep 2020 16:27

Thank you Halfdan

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