Norz, Jakob

Date of birth:
October 20th, 1920 (Saulgrub/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
September 16th, 1944 (Kirkenes, Norway)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
8. / Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1944
Action:
Oberleutnant Dorr and Leutnant Norz alone achieved 12 victories in heavy aerial combat.
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Andrew Straube
  • Photo: Andrew Straube via Death-Cards.com
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Death Card

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