Jacobi von Wangelin, Hans-Joachim

Date of birth:
September 19th, 1914 (Klausdorf,Germany)
Date of death:
August 18th, 1942 (Brighton, England)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer, 1. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for his successes as a bomber pilot on both the Eastern and Western fronts, achieved over the course of about 250 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Details:
In Patzwall/Scherzer as Wangelin, von, Hans-Joachim
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
IV. Gruppe, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1941
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Aircraftman class 1)
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1936
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1938
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre

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