Wagner, Rudolf

Date of birth:
October 29th, 1921 (Esslingen/Württemberg, Weimar Republic)
Date of death:
December 11th, 1943 (Kodnja/Zytmory, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Total of 81 aerial victories, all in the East.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
10./Jagdgeschwader 51, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
10./Jagdgeschwader 51, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
12./Jagdgeschwader 51, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his successes in aerial combat on the Eastern front, where he destroyed 81 enemy aircraft.
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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