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Peter, Erich

Date of birth:
September 19th, 1920 (Wehlau/Easternprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 25th, 1945 (over Rheinsberg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Was killed over Rheinsberg on 25th April 1945 as Oberfeldwebel and Flugzeugführer with Stab II. / Schlagtgeschwader 151.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
I. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1942
Details:
Received after 250 operational sorties.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer Stabsstaffel / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1943
Details:
Received after 570 operational sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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