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Grützmacher, Werner

Date of birth:
November 25th, 1921 (Hagen/Westernphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
March 1st, 1941: Fahnenjunker;
March 1st, 1941: Fahnenjunker-Gefreiter;
June 1st, 1941: Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier;
October 1st, 1941: Fähnrich;
February 1st, 1942: Oberfähnrich;
February 1st, 1942: Leutnant;
July 1st, 1944: Oberleutnant.

Career:
February 7th, 1940: Wehrbezirk Kommando Köslin;
October 15th, 1940: 2. Kompanie, Fliegerausbildungs-Regiment 42;
September 1st, 1941: Luftkriegschule 5;
December 16th, 1941: Flugzeugführerschule C17;
September 1st, 1942: Blindfliegschule 4;
November 5th, 1942: 12. Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 1;
March 10th, 1943: 8. Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 1;
September 28th, 1944: Schulstaffel, Nachtjagdgeschwader 6;
April 3rd, 1945: 7. Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 54;
May 3rd, 1945: honorable resignation.

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Awarded on:
October 27th, 1938

Nr. 15046.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940

Nr. 20954.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fähnrich (Warrant Officer)
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1941

Nr. 95284/41.
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 23rd, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1943
Awarded for a wound received on September 13th, 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1943

Published on the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on February 28th, 1944.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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