Trummer, Johann "Hans"

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1920 (Braunau am Inn, Austria)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Johann Trummer flew a total of 710 missions, including about 650 with the Knight's Cross holder Hauptmann Diekwisch.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Bordfunker, 9. Stukageschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Bordfunker, 1. Schlagtgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after the completion of 683 sorties as a radio operator.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - OBERMAIER, ERNST, Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe, Verlag Dieter Hoffmann, Mainz, 1976.
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - 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

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