Diethelm von Eichel-Streiber

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Diethelm von Eichel-Streiber
Born (1914-08-10)10 August 1914
Oppershausen, Kingdom of Prussia
Died 13 May 1996(1996-05-13) (aged 81)
Bonn, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz (Iron Cross) Luftwaffe
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Major
Unit Condor Legion, JG 52, JG 77, JG 1, JG 5, JG 51, JG 27, JV 44
Battles/wars

Spanish Civil War

World War II
Awards
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Diethelm von Eichel-Streiber (10 August 1914 – 13 May 1996) was a German Luftwaffe pilot of World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Eichel-Streiber participated both in the Spanish Civil War and World War II.

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  1. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 99.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 290.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.