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Name:  Handke, Erich
Date of birth: November 2nd, 1920 (Darmstadt, Germany)
Date of death:  November 11th, 1987 (Neckargemünd, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Erich Handke was the Radio operator with NJG-1 for Oakleaves recipient Joseph Kraft, later with Diamonds recipient Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer and finally with Oakleaves recipient Martin Drewes. He flew 129 missions and participated in 59 night aerial victories.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: 12./Nachtjagd-Geschwader 1
Awarded on: March 29th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel
Unit: Bordfunker IV./Nachtjagd-Geschwader-1
Awarded on: July 27th, 1944
 
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Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
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