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Oak Leaf winner Major Leicht - Framed drawing

Oak Leaf winner Major Leicht - Framed drawing

LOT 12-249
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LOT 12-249
EAN 2000000052930
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LOT 12-249
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Germany 1918 - 1945
Oak Leaf winner Major Leicht - Framed drawing


Description
Period time drawing of Major Helmut Leicht, a recipient of the Oak Leaves to the 1939 Knight's Cross. Leicht served as a Staffelkapitän 2./Stuka-Geschwader 77 when he was awarded the Knight's Cross on 3.9.1942. He was posthumously awarded the Oak Leaves as Kommandeur III./Stuka-Geschwader (later Schlachtgeschwader) 10 on 24.10.1944.
He was reported missed in action on 26.6.1944 near Witebsk when Russian units were attacking his unit. Leicht had over 900 missions.
 
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1942 dated and signed drawing of Major Leicht with his Knight's Cross a Hauptmann. Original framed. Period time framed. Good condition.
Size: 48cm + 54cm.

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