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Moritz, Wilhelm (Lw-Jagdgeschwader)

Date of birth:
June 29th, 1913 (Hamburg-Altona, Germany)
Date of death:
2010 (Ontario, Canada)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of over 500 sorties, during which he achieved at least 44 aerial victories in the East and West.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Kommandeur, IV. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1944
Awarded after 41 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
IV. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 3 "Udet", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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