Reinert, Ernst-Wilhelm

Date of birth:
February 2nd, 1919 (Cologne-Lindenthal/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
September 5th, 2007 (Bad Pyrmont/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ernst Wilhelm Reinert achieved 174 victories in 715 sorties. Between 1st April 1956 and 30th September 1972 he served in the Bundeswehr and finally reched the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
II. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1942
Details:
award 19/45.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 4. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Details:
493rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 4. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1942
Details:
131st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 14. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1945
Details:
130th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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