Hornung, Walter

Date of birth:
January 10th, 1910 (Heidelberg/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
August 18th, 1980 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Hornung finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr also finally reaching the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
4. Staffel, Kampfgruppe zur besonderen Verwendung Wittstock, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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