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Chamier-Glisczinski, von, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
April 16th, 1894 (Hagen/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 12th, 1943 (Kaptolska, Croatia)
Buried on:
German War Graves Zagreb
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Wolfgang Chamier-Glisczinski was killed in a crash with Junkers Ju 52/II/8K on August 12th, 1943 near Kaptolska, Croatia. In the crash 14 passengers were killed and three wounded.

Promotions:
?: Fähnrich;
April 19th, 1914: Leutnant;
February 1st, 1924: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
October 1st, 1934: Major;
?: Oberst;
November 1st, 1941: Generalmajor;
?: Generalleutnant.

Career:
1914: Kompaniechef, 4. Unter-Elsässischen Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 143;
October 13th, 1915: Fliegertruppe;
? - December 12th, 1915: Flugzeugbeobachterausbildung;
?: Flieger-Abteilung 12;
?: Flieger-Abteilung 23;
March 31st, 1918 - February 1920: Frans Krijgsgevangenschap;
?: 16. Infanterie-Regiment;
January 1st, 1922 - September 30th, 1927: 2. (Preußisches) Infanterie-Regiment;
?: Führergehilfenausbildung, Wehrkreiskommando III;
?: Stab, 3. Division;
October 1st, 1930: Stab, 16. Reiter-Regiment;
March 31st, 1933: Kompaniechef, 15. Infanterie-Regiment;
June 1st, 1934: Staffelkapitän, Gotha;
April 1st, 1935: Gruppen-Kommandeur/Flughafenkommandant Cottbus;
January 31st, 1936: Kommandeur, Flieger-Schule Berlin;
May 1st, 1939: Kommodore, Kampfgeschwader 3;
December 1st, 1941: Kommandeur, Großen Kampffliegerschule, Tutow;
April 1st, 1943: Fliegerführer Südost-Kroatien.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Group Captain)
Unit:
Kommodore, Kampfgeschwader 3, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1940
Awarded for the successes of his Geschwader over Poland, in the Western Campaign and during the Battle of Britain.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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