Wischnewski, Hermann

Date of birth:
February 9th, 1917 (Tensefeld/Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
November 28th, 1993 (Lübeck, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of over 500 missions and shot down 28 planes on the western front. Of these, 16 were by night and presumably with the Wilde Sau units.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 2. / Jagdgeschwader 300
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1943
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutshcen Luftwaffe on June 5th, 1943.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
III. Gruppe, Transportgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 300, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 16th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his successes as a fighter pilot on the western front, in particular with the Wilde Sau single engined night fighter units.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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