Waldhauser, Johann

Date of birth:
March 1st, 1913 (Freising, German Empire)
Date of death:
May 13th, 1942 (Kerch/Crimea, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Military career:
1935: Luftwaffe (transfered from Heer)
1939: 2./St.G. 77
1941: Staka 9./St.G. 77

Missions: 312

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
9. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 24th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for the successes of his Staffel in attacking shipping in the Balkan campaign, around Crete and in the Black sea. These amounted to one destroyer and 31,000 GRT of shipping sunk, as well as 29,000 GRT of shipping damaged. Also contributing to the award was his own mission count, which at the time amounted to over 250 sorties flown.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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