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Specht, Günther

Date of birth:
November 13th, 1914 (Frankenstein/Lower Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 1st, 1945 (in the air above Asch, Belguim)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
August 1939: Leutnant;
May 23rd, 1940: Oberleutnant;
May 1943: Hauptmann;
April 8th, 1944: Major;
?: Oberstleutnant (postuum).

Career:
1935: Luftwaffe;
1939: 3. Staffel, Zerstörergeschwader 26;
?: Adjutant, I. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 26;
?: III. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 76;
October 31st, 1941: Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdschule 1;
October 31st, 1942: 10. Staffel, Jagdgeschwader 1;
May 1943: Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 11;
May 15th, 1944: Kommandeur, Jagdgeschwader 11.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1943
Date of publication in Ehrenliste der Luftwaffe is 23rd August 1943.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1944
Awarded after 31 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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