Schmidt, Werner (Kampfgeschwader 55)

Date of birth:
February 14th, 1914 (Potsdam, Germany)
Date of death:
July 13th, 1997 (Friedrichsdorf (Taunus), Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 365 sorties by the end of the war.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
7. / Kampfgeschwader 55
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapiän 9. / Kampfgeschwader 55
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Awarded in recognition of his total of over 350 sorties as a bomber pilot.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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