Wolf, Hermann

Date of birth:
December 27th, 1919 (Frankfurt am Main/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
October 21st, 1996
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 570 sorties. Credited with 57 aerial victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1942
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 23rd November 1942.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
9. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1943
Details:
Date of awarding according to several literature. According to his own knowledge Hermann Wolf received the DKiG on 16th July 1943.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 9 / Jagdgeschwader 11
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Norbet Beyerlein sammlung
  • - OBERMAIER, E., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe, Hoffmann, 1989.
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
    - Aces of the Luftwaffe
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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