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Streib, Werner

Date of birth:
June 13th, 1911 (Pforzheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
June 15th, 1986 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Achieved 66 Air victories in about150 operational sorties.
Served after the Second World War with the Bundeswehr and reached there the rank of Brigedegeneral.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1940
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 2. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1940
Action:
After 8 Air Victory's.
Details:
137th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
I. / Nachtjagd-Geschwader 1
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1942
Details:
Award 5/25.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1943
Action:
Received after 42 night Air Victory's.
Details:
197th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommodore Nachtjagdgeschwader 1
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1944
Action:
Received after after 65 night Air Victory's.
Details:
54th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

Sources

  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Obermayer E., Die Ritterkreuztrager Der Luftwaffe 1939-1945, Band 1, Verlag Dieter Hoffman
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X