Ewald, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
March 26th, 1911 (Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 24th, 1994 (Leonberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Wolfgang Ewald served with the Bundeswehr after the Second World War and there finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

His final total of aircraft shot down reached 78.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Gruppenkommandeur
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1942
Awarded after 50 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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