Peißert, Herbert

Date of birth:
June 25th, 1919 (Wachsdorf, Germany)
Date of death:
September 4th, 1942 (west of Jersowka/Volgograd Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Herbert Peißert achieved 38 victories. Was shot down and missing in action with his Messerschmitt Bf 109 Ausf. G-2 (Kennung : weiße 2
Werk Nummer : 13 570) during an air battle with a Soviet LaGG-3.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
1. / Jagdgeschwader 53
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1942
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - 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, ISBN 3-931533-45-X