TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Submit your photos to input@tracesofwar.com and it will be published!

Spring, Georg

Date of death:
June 26th, 1944
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third 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.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

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
"In recognition for exceptional bravery and special merit as Sturzkampfflieger."
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

Sources