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Thierfelder, Werner

Date of birth:
December 24th, 1915 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
July 18th, 1944 (Kaufering/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Werner Thierfelder reached the rank of Hauptmann. He was killed on July 18th, 1944 when he was shot down with his Messerschmitt Me 262 as Führer, Erprobungskommando, Lechfeld.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, II. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 26 "Horst Wessel", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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