Lehnert, Willy

Date of birth:
March 9th, 1916 (Nuremberg, Germany)
Date of death:
July 10th, 1975 (Nuremberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Participated in about 400 bomber sorties in the western, eastern and Mediterranean theatres.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
III./Kampf-Geschwader 6
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Bordfunker Stab/Kampfgeschwader 6
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his distinguished service as a radio operator during the course of over 300 bomber sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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