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Morgenstern, Erich (Schlachtgeschwader 5)

Date of birth:
January 14th, 1920 (Rothenthal/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 29th, 2000 (Olbernhau/Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Participated in a total of over 700 sorties as a radio operator, flying mostly with Major Möbus. In this time he achieved 5 aerial victories as a rear gunner.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Bordfunker, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Awarded after participating in 675 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
4. Staffel, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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