Lannewers, Gottfried

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Career:
In service at Wunstorf and followed the Flugzeugführerschule A/B Sorau (Pyritz). Following were the SFAR 12 and the Flugzeugführerschule A/B 12. After this he was placed wit the ErgSt.(Stuka) / VIII.Fliegerkorps at Kamenz and Lippstadt. Lannewers was then placed with II./StG 77, II./SG 77, I./StG 151, III./SG 77, II./SG 151 and 4./SG 151. He flew a total of 524 operational flights in a total of 1690. His first flight was on August 9th 1939 and the 1690th on March 16th 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
5. / Stuka-Geschwader 77
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit Anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
5./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1943
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1940
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Archivar Traditionsgeschwader Boelcke e.V.