Jaschinski, Erich

Date of birth:
October 3rd, 1914 (Neudorf/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 1st, 1977 (Wesseling/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
14. Staffel, IV. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 3, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, I. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 3, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1945
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his total of over 500 front flights completed as a transport pilot since the beginning of the war. During his career he particularly distinguished himself for his role in the aerial resupply of the cut-off XXIV. Panzerkorps and the Panzerkorps “Großdeutschland” as they retreated back to the Oder in early 1945.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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