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Meyering, Heinrich

Date of birth:
November 30th, 1919
Date of death:
July 13th, 2003
Nationality:
German

Biography

Heinrich Meyering completed 895 combat missions in the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka with SG-2 and was one of the most successful Stuka pilots in SG-2.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
3. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizer (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
3. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
3. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
3. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
3. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
3. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
1. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
January 24th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 3. / Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht.
    - Bidermann, G. H., … und litt an meiner seite, “Krim-Kurland” mit der 132. Infanterie-Division 1941-1945, Steinach-Verlag 1995.

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