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Hermann, Horst

Date of birth:
August 30th, 1918 (Groß Bersteningken/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 19th, 1993 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Ended the war with a mission count of 729 sorties, including about 250 flown with the Fw 190. Achieved 3 aerial victories as an assault pilot.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 6th, 1944
Awarded after flying approximately 700 ground attack sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1944
Ärmelband Kreta
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Schlagtflieger in Gold mit Anhänger
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1942
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Schlagtflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Schlachtflieger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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