Spring, Georg

Date of death:
June 26th, 1944
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Georg Spring was killed on 26th June 1944 while converting to Fw 190. He crashed for unknown reasons on landing approach during training mission in Fw 190F-3 Werk Nr. 670943. Was buried with full military honours at Reichshof, third row, grave 783.

Promotions:
1st October 1942: Feldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1940
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
4. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
4. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
4. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1942
Action:
"In recognition for exceptional bravery and special merit as Sturzkampfflieger."
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 7th September 1942.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
4. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1943
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
4. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer Einsatzstaffel / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit Anhänger

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