Teige, Waldemar

Date of birth:
March 29th, 1913 (Striese/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 3rd, 1942 (Mesnik, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Waldemar Teige reached the rank of Oberleutnant. He was killed in action on October 3rd, 1942 as Flugzeugführer with Nachtjagdschwarm / Kampfgeschwader 53.

In total he participated in about 300 combat missions, during which he and his crew shot down 12 aircraft (10 at night as part of an experimental night fighting unit).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 53 "Legion Condor", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 240 sorties flown.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht

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