Mayer, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
December 5th, 1917 (Fürth, Germany)
Date of death:
January 4th, 1945 (near Emsland, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
7./Jagdgeschwader 26
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
5./Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1945
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his successes over the course of 124 sorties, which amounted to 27 aerial victories in the West including 6 four-engined bombers.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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