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Mersmann, Ernst-Hermann

Date of birth:
June 21st, 1915 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
March 17th, 2002 (Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Ernst-Hermann Mersmann finally reched the rank of Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
x. Staffel, Kampfgruppe zur besonderen Verwendung 9, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1942
Written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Hermann Mersmann.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 1. Staffel, Kampfgruppe zur besonderen Verwendung 9, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Awarded for his distinguished service record flying transport missions on the Eastern front from the first day of the campaign, to Heeresgruppe Mitte, Demyansk, Stalingrad, etc. By the time of his award he had flown a total of 218 sorties (counted as 307 front flights).
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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