Hörwick, Anton

Date of birth:
February 20th, 1912 (Münster/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
February 19th, 1945 (missing over Königsberg/East Prussia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 3 "Blitz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Action:
Awarded the Knight's Cross after flying over 300 sorties. He received the award primarily for his outstanding performance in the illuminator Gruppe III./KG 3 (later I./NJG 7, IV./NJG 2 and NSG 30).
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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