Wittmer, Heinrich

Date of birth:
February 28th, 1910 (Bordeaux, France)
Date of death:
June 27th, 1992 (Neuhaus am Schliersee/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinrich Wittmer reached the rank of Oberst im Generalstab. Flew a total of 184 combat missions.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 55, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
Action:
Awarded the Knight's Cross for his success as a bomber pilot in missions against England in 1940 (where his bombers particularly distinguished themselves in an attack on the Westland aircraft factory in Yeovil) and against the Soviet Union in the summer of 1941.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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