Federwisch, Heinz

Date of death:
May 27th, 2014 (Bad Sulza/Thuringia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinz Federwisch served with Kampfgeschwader 27, where he flew 100 operational sorties with the Heinkel He 111. After this he transferred to the Messerschmitt Me 109 with Stab III. / Jagdgeschwader 4. During 38 operational missions he shot down four Boeing B-17 bombers and one Lockheed P-38 fighter.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfähnrich
Unit:
Stabschwarm, III. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Ritterkreuz Archiv III/2010, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, September 2010, ISSN 1866-4709