Oswald, Franz (WL-Schlagtgeschwader)

Date of birth:
August 9th, 1915 (Jena/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 13th, 2003 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
8.(Panzer) / Schlachtgeschwader 2 (alt)
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 13(Pz.) / Schlagtgeschwader 9
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 13(Pz.) / Schlagtgeschwader 9
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1945
Details:
With sorties number "300"
Frontflugspange für Schlagtflieger in Gold mit anhänger und einzatszahl

Sources

  • Photo 1: Mark C. Yerger
  • Photo: Mark C. Yerger archive
  • - 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
    - Verleihungsurkunde Frontflugspange gold mit anhänger "300"

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