PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Leesmann, Karl-Heinz
Date of birth: May 3rd, 1915 (Osnabrück/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:  July 25th, 1943 (In the airspace above Heligoland/North sea)
Nationality:  German
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän 2. / I. / Jagdgeschwader 52 "Grünherz"
Awarded on: July 23rd, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 52 "Grünherz"
Awarded on: July 27th, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Beyerlein sammlung
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- 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
- Weal, J., Jagdgeschwader 52 – The Experten, Osprey Publishing Ltd., Great Britain, 2004
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