Schmitter, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
December 18th, 1913 (Rheydt/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
November 8th, 1943 (over London, Great Britain)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
II. / Kampfgeschwader 40
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer II. / Kampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 15. / Kampfgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1944
Details:
432nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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