STEINBATZ, Leopold  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Steinbatz, Leopold
Date of birth: October 25th, 1918 (Vienna-Stammersdorf, Austria)
Date of death:  June 15th, 1942 (Volchansk/Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia)
Nationality:  Austrian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Leopold Steinbatz achieved 99 victories in 390 operational flights.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: 1941
 
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Awarded on: December 8th, 1941
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Feldwebel
Unit: 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on: January 22nd, 1942
Details: Award 10/20.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Feldwebel der Reserve
Unit: Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on: February 14th, 1942
Details: 415th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: May 3rd, 1942
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: May 31st, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit: Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on: June 2nd, 1942
Details: 96th Award.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: June 12th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB UND SCHWERTERN
Rank: Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit: Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on: June 23rd, 1942
Details: 14th Award.
Awarded posthumously.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: June 25th, 1942
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Katalog 32.Auktion, Auktionshaus Andreas Thies, 3 mai 2007
   
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