Oekenpöhler, Johann-Peter

Date of birth:
September 1st, 1917 (Hiltrup / Münster, Germany)
Date of death:
August 14th, 1980 (Hiltrup / Münster, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 423 sorties, during which he destroyed the following enemy materiel while flying on the southern sector of the Eastern front in 1943...

- 2 freighters (each with 2000 GRT) off the coast of Kerch
- 2 barges on the Volga
- 2 oil trains
- 1 oil refinery

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Kampfgeschwader
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Kampfgeschwader
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1941
Details:
Date is that of the publication in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
8. / Kampfgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 8. / Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1943
Action:
Awarded after flying 350 sorties as a bomber pilot.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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