The website has become even bigger and better! WW2Awards.com has been fully merged with TracesOfWar.com. From now on, the sections Persons and Awards are available. Much more information in a larger jacket

Diekwisch, Erwin-Peter

Date of birth:
August 12th, 1920 (Buschhütten/Siegen, Germany)
Date of death:
August 20th, 2013 (Ludwigsburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Erwin-Peter Diekwisch flew 934 sorties with Stuka Geschwader 1 and 5. He sank 3 ships and 1 submarine, he destroyed 64 tanks/armoured vehicles and scored 12 aerial victories. He finally reached the rank of Hauptmann.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

Photo