Wolf, Albin

Date of birth:
October 28th, 1920 (Naila/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
April 2nd, 1944 (Pskow/Pskov Oblast, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Albin Wolf achieved 142 victories in 416 operational sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 22nd, 1943
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on April 30th, 1943.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Details:
Award 23/256.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1943
Action:
Awarded after 117 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1944
Action:
Awarded posthumously. By the time of his death Wolf had achieved 142 aerial victories.
Details:
464th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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