Steinmann, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
January 15th, 1912 (Nuremberg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 1st, 1966 (Ansberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 180 sorties, during which he achieved 44 aerial victories (including 4 in the East and 6 four-engined bombers).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
Kommandeur 1. / Jagdgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
Kommandeur 1. / Jagdgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major d.R.
Unit:
Kommandeur 1. / Jagdgeschwader 4
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Action:
Awarded after 43 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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