Nordmann, Karl-Gottfried

Date of birth:
November 22nd, 1915 (Gießen/Hessen, Germany)
Date of death:
July 22nd, 1982 (Greenwich/Connecticut, United States)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl-Gottfried Nordmann achieved 78 victories in about 840 sorties. He finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 12. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1941
Details:
Date from the Ehrenpokal.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1e Luitenant-Vlieger)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 12. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1941
Action:
Awarded after 31 aerial victories.
Details:
266th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1e Luitenant-Vlieger)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 12. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1941
Action:
Awarded after 59 aerial victories.
Details:
35th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Action:
Fighter wing "Mölders", under the leadership of Lieutenant Colonel Nordmann, reported its 8 000th aerial victory.
Wehrmachtbericht

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