Wehmeyer, Alfred

Date of birth:
April 21st, 1919 (Vienna, Austria)
Date of death:
June 1st, 1942 (South of Tobruk, Libia)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant
Unit:
III./Zerstörer-Geschwader 26
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1942
Action:
By the time of his death Wehmeyer had flown over 200 missions and achieved 18 aerial victories.
Details:
Awarded posthumous.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1940
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 26th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1941
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare

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