Trost, Ewald-Günther

Date of birth:
April 27th, 1911 (Thionville, France)
Date of death:
June 26th, 1999 (Norderney, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 107 combat missions. 42 of these were against British shipping in the North sea/Atlantic and 47 were against convoys in the Mediterranean/North sea.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant
Unit:
9./Kampf-Geschwader 26
Awarded on:
January 9th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
12./Kampfgeschwader 26
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for his successes against Allied shipping as a torpedo-bomber pilot.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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