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Noller, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
November 28th, 1919 (Schwäbisch-Hall/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 26th, 2011 (Erlangen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Willi Noller served with Schlachtgeschwader 2 and flew over 1,000 combat missions with 200 over Stalingrad. During which he was credited with the destruction of 86 tanks, 2 armoured trains, 2 ships, 5 bridges, and two aerial victories.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1940
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
November 23rd, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 13th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
Awarded with sorties number "1000".
Frontflugspange für Schlagtflieger in Gold mit anhänger und einzatszahl
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1945
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
    - Wehrmacht Awards
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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