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Armin Thiede
Born (1917-12-30)December 30, 1917
Died 9 July 1943(1943-07-09) (aged 25)
Place of birth Groß Lipke
Place of death Ostrice, Croatia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1943
Rank Hauptmann
Unit StG 2
StG 151
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Armin Thiede (30 December 1917 – 9 July 1943) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he flew 700+ missions. Armin Thiede was killed on 9 July 1943 when a glide transport that he was a passenger in crashed near Ostrice, Croatia.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 341.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1976). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe 1939-1945 Band II Stuka- und Schlachtflieger (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-021-4.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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