Baake, Werner

Date of birth:
November 1st, 1918 (Nordhausen/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 15th, 1964 (near Petersdorf/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werner Baake served as Testpilot with Lufthansa after the war. He was killed in an aircrash during a testflight with a Boeing on July 15th, 1964.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
September 6th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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