Philipp, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
January 31st, 1916 (Böhla/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
January 10th, 1986 (Duisburg/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of over 500 sorties, during which he achieved 81 aerial victories (including 26 in the West).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
4. / Jagdgeschwader 26
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 3. / Jagdgeschwader 54
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 61 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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