Radusch, Günther

Date of birth:
November 11th, 1912 (Schwetz/Western Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 29th, 1988 (Nordstrand/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Achieved a total of 64 night victories over the course of about 140 sorties. He was on one occasion able to destroy 7 enemy aircraft in a single night.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
II./Nachtjagd-Geschwader 3
Awarded on:
February 13th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Majoor)
Unit:
Kommandeur II./Nachtjagd-Geschwader 3
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1943
Action:
Awarded after 25 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Luitenant-kolonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Nachtjagd-Geschwader 5
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 53 night victories.
Details:
444th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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