Omert, Emil

Date of birth:
January 15th, 1918 (Ginolfs, German Empire)
Date of death:
April 24th, 1944 (Finta Mare, Romania)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Emil Omert flew a total of 700 sorties before his death in 1944, including 125 ground attack sorties. In this time he achieved 70 aerial victories, destroyed 25 aircraft on the ground and sunk one Soviet MTB.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
III./Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
March 19th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 40 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
III./Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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