Badorrek, Emil

Date of birth:
May 6th, 1910 (Opaleniec/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 26th, 1944 (Cracow, Poland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Emil Badorrek was shot down over Cracow on December 26th 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
2.(Fern) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1942
Award 14/46.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 4.(Fern) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1943
Awarded for distinguishing himself as a unit commander and pilot within the German aerial reconnaissance units.
947th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 4.(Fern) Staffel, Aufklärungsgruppe 11, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Awarded for continuing to distinguish himself as a unit commander and pilot within the German aerial reconnaissance units. By war’s end he had flown over 580 sorties.
652nd Award.

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