Wolff, Dr., Gottlieb

Date of birth:
May 5th, 1897 (Verden/Aller, Germany)
Date of death:
March 29th, 1971 (Delmenhorst, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 112 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Group Captain)
Unit:
II./Kampf-Geschwader 4
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for his successful command of Luftwaffe bomber units, specifically...
1. III./KG 4 in operations against England, in Yugoslavia and the Eastern Mediterranean, and in the northern and southern sectors of the Eastern front up until mid-1942.
2. The complete Kampfgeschwader 4 in the second half of 1942. His aircrews particularly distinguished themselves for their support during the battles for Rzhev and the airlift to Velikiye Luki.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
II./Kampf-Geschwader 4
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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