Wenger, Leopold

Date of birth:
November 19th, 1921 (Graz, Austria)
Date of death:
April 10th, 1945 (Vienna, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant
Unit:
3./Schnelles Kampf-Geschwader 10
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
4./Schlachtgeschwader 10
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1945
Action:
Awarded after the completion of 301 sorties and 71 additional fighter-bomber sorties (of which 54 were over Britain). His Knight's Cross award also recognized his material successes of two aerial victories and one destroyer sunk.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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