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Weißmann, Eginhard

Date of birth:
April 28th, 1923 (Ludwigsburg/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 6th, 1998
Nationality:
German

Biography

Eginhard Weißmann finally reached the rank of Oberleutnant. During the Second World War he flew over 740 operational sorties. In 1954 he received a doctorate Experimental Physics at the University of Mainz.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Details:
Written in Patzwall / Scherzer as Weissmann.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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