Heinemann, Anton

Date of birth:
January 29th, 1921 (Wunsiedel/Oberfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
August 27th, 2017 (Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Anton Heinemann was an NCO radio operator for Gerhard Raht with I./NJG-2,
participating in 56 night victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Bordfunker I. / Nachtjagdgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Stab, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1944
Date according to publication in Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Bordfunker, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1945
Awarded for his distinguished performance as the radio operator of Hauptmann Gerhard Raht. By the end of the war he had participated in 56 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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