PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Diekwisch, Erwin-Peter
Date of birth: August 12th, 1920 (Buschhütten/Siegen, Germany)
Date of death:  August 20th, 2013 (Ludwigsburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Erwin-Peter Diekwisch flew 934 sorties with Stuka Geschwader 1 and 5. He sank 3 ships and 1 submarine, he destroyed 64 tanks/armoured vehicles and scored 12 aerial victories. He finally reached the rank of Hauptmann.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: Flugzeugführer
Awarded on: March 30th, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: May 27th, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 20th, 1942
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR KAMPFFLIEGER IN GOLD MIT ANHÄNGER
Awarded on: October 10th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: Flugzeugführer, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: October 15th, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- PATZWALL, K. D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008.
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