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Zweigart, Eugen-Ludwig

Date of birth:
March 5th, 1914 (Saargemünd/Lothringen, Germany)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1944 (Les Champeaux/Normandy, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Total of 69 aerial victories, of which about 15 were in the west.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
9. / Jagdgeschwader 54
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 5. / Jagdgeschwader 54
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1943
Action:
Awarded after 54 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

Sources

  • - 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
    - Kurowski F., Oberleutnant Otto Kittel, Der erfolgreichste Jagdflieger des Jagdgeschwaders 54, Flechsig Verlag, Würzburg, 2007
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001