Baumbach, Werner

Date of birth:
December 27th, 1916 (Cloppenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
October 20th, 1953 (over the estuary of the La Plata, Argentina)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werner Baumbach flew more than 210 operational sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 30 "Adler", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1940
Details:
14th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1940
Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 22nd, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 30 "Adler", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1941
Details:
20th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 30 "Adler", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1942
Details:
16th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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