Vechtel, Bernhard

Date of birth:
July 31st, 1920 (Vohren, Germany)
Date of death:
August 21st, 1975 (Speyer, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Vechtel was credited with 108 aerial victories claimed in some 860 combat missions, all on the Eastern Front.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
10. / Jagdgeschwader 51
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 3rd, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
10./JG 51 "Mölders"
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 93 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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