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Klosinski, Werner

Date of birth:
July 12th, 1912 (Berlin-Treptow/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 31st, 1997 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 55
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Wing Commander)
Unit:
Kommodore Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Awarded for his personal and command achievements while leading Kampfgeschwader units of the Luftwaffe, flying mostly on the Eastern front but also briefly in the Mediterranean. Flew a total of about 350 combat missions during the war, almost all of which were before his reception of the Knight’s Cross.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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