Pingel, Rolf

Date of birth:
October 1st, 1913 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
April 4th, 2000 (Lollar/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Rolf Pingel reached the rank of Major. He was a POW to the British from July 10th, 1941.

Flew a total of 350 sorties in the West, as well as 200 in Spain. In this time he achieved 26 aerial victories in WWII and another 4 in Spain.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1940
Action:
Awarded after 15 aerial victories.
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