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Schroer, Werner

Date of birth:
February 12th, 1918 (Mülheim/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 10th, 1985 (Ottobrunn/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werner Schröer achieved during 191 operational flights a total of 114 victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
III. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
Details:
Award 10/106
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelführer 8. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1942
Details:
626th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Grupppenkommandeur II. / Jagdgeschwader 27
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1943
Details:
268th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommodore Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet"
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1945
Details:
144th Award.
No proof available in the Bundesarchief. Proof was given by the Gemeinschaft der Jagdflieger. The award number is therefore based on the date of the awarding.
According to research by Veit Scherzer the awarding data was APril 16th, 1945.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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