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Radener, Waldemar

Date of birth:
January 24th, 1921 (Lüchtringen/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 8th, 1957 (Schongau/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1943
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
4./J.G. 26
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1944
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
7. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Führer, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1945

Awarded for his successes up to that point, which by the end of the war amounted to 36 aerial victories including 16 four-engined bombers.

According to the Vorschlag of the Ritterkreuz the unit is 7./JG 26.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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