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Igor Starikow

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  1. Hello, I am looking for any info about Leutnant der Reserve Friedrich Demandt (1892 - 1917). During the First World War he served in the Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 45 and Jagdstaffel 10 (Jagdgeschwader Richthofen). May be somebody has a book "Das Infanterie-Regiment (8. Ostpreussisches) Nr. 45 (Insterburg-Darkehmen) im Weltkriege 1914-18" written by Kurt Hennig? In this book there is information about him? Thanks in advance! Regards, Igor
  2. Hello all, I am trying to find out more about Wilhelm LINCK, but I am having a lot of trouble in finding data on his military career. What I have found until now is just some basic Hello all,I am trying to find out more about Wilhelm Linck, but I am having a lot of trouble in finding data on his military career. What I have found until now is just some basic elements: elements: Carl Ludwig Wilhelm LINCK 19.10.1889 born in Bremen 19.03.1908 als Char. Fähnrich in das 2. Leib-Husaren-Regiment „Königin Viktoria von Preuβen“ Nr. 2 eingetreten 19.11.1908 Fähnrich 19.08.1909 Leutnant 00.08.1914 mit 2./2. Leib-Hussaren-Regiment ins Feld 00.01.1915 verwundet - Lazarett 24.07.1915 Oberleutnant 00.00.1916 Pilot of the Fliegerabteilung 18 15.02.1916 Bremisches Hanseatenkreuz 21.02.1916 Commander of the Jagdstaffel 10 22.10.1916 killed in action Any information on his military career and/or photo would be appreciated. Many thanks in advance, Igor
  3. Hello, I need some help identifying the awards on these two photos of Erich-Rüdiger von Wedel. I am sorry, the photos are very small. I have no photos larger. I know the following military awards: 1. 1914 Eisernes Kreuz I. Klasse (Awarding date not known to me) 2. Ritterkreuz des Kgl. Preuss. Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern (29.09.1918) 3. Grossherzoglich Hessische Tapferkeitsmedaille (28.05.1915) 4. ??? (mit Schwertern ?) 5. 1914 Eisernes Kreuz II. Klasse (Awarding date not known to me) 6. Flugzeugführer-Abzeichen (Awarding date not known to me) What is the fourth military order? Thanks in advance, Igor
  4. Thank you very much for your reply, Andy! Very important information for me! Erich Rüdiger von Wedel joined the Ulanen-Regiment Nr. 1 on 22.03.1909? He was a Eskadron Chef? When he was transferred to the Luftstreitkräfte? Best wishes, Igor
  5. Als Erich Rüdiger von Wedel auf den nächsten Rang befördert? Fähnrich ? Leutnant 22.08.1910 Oberleutnant 27.01.1916 Rittmeister ? Major der Reserve (Luftwaffe) ? Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Luftwaffe) 01.04.1943
  6. Hi! I am looking for the career data, promotions and awards of Erich Rüdiger von Wedel, who was a friend of Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen. An army Ensign pre-war, and in 1914 was with the Ulanen-Regiment Kaiser Alexander III. von Rußland (Westpreußisches) Nr. 1. Joined Jagdstaffel 11 on 23 April 1918. Ending the war with 13 victories. Received the Knight`s Cross with Swords of the Royal Hohenzollern House Order on 29 September 1918 and the Iron Cross 1st Class. He was a friend of Hermann Wilhelm Göring and Wolfram von Richthofen. Joined the Luftwaffe in the 1930s and served as aerodrome commander. Wedel, Erich Rüdiger Ernst Otto von * 09.03.1892 Grossgut, near Neuwedell + 02.07.1954 Salzhausen, near Lüneburg When he joined the Ulanen-Regiment Nr. 1? Where he learned to fly? Thanks in advance, Igor
  7. Hello, When Heinrich Drekmann was promoted to Leutnant der Reserve? Was he awarded with Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz? Thanks in advance, Igor
  8. Hello, please, das anyone knows when was decorated with the Ritterkreuz des Kgl. Preuss. Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern next pilots: Ulrich Neckel Hans Kirschstein Kurt Erwin Wuesthoff (00.08.1917) Hans Klein Friedrich Friedrichs Alois Heldmann Justus Grassmann Heinrich Claudius Kroll Richard Wenzl Thanks Igor
  9. Oberst Karl PAULUS I'm trying to complete the full list of his awards and decorations. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance, Igor
  10. Hallo, Ich bin für eine größere Version des Fotos suchen. Vielen Dank im Voraus, Igor
  11. Hello, Please help me to find information about decorations of Kapitänleutnant Horst Julius Ludwig Otto Freiherr Treusch von Buttlar-Brandenfels (1888 - 1962). I'm aware following: - Pour le Mérite (09.04.1918) - Ritterkreuz des Königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern (09.10.1916) - 1914 Eisernes Kreuz I. Klasse - 1914 Eisernes Kreuz II. Klasse - Hanseatenkreuz Hamburg What decorations have been this person? Thanks in advance, Igor
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