Thomsen, Ernst-Heinrich

Date of birth:
January 18th, 1914 (Rüstringen/Wilhelmshaven, Germany)
Date of death:
January 13th, 2000 (Trippstadt, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 216 combat missions, during which he sank a combined tonnage of approx. 46000 GRT and damaged even more.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
I. / Kampf-Schulgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur III. / Kampfgeschwader 26
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his distinguished combat career as an anti-shipping pilot.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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