PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Omert, Emil
Date of birth: January 15th, 1918 (Ginolfs, Germany)
Date of death:  April 24th, 1944 (Finta Mare, Romania)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Omert claimed 70 aerial victories in over 700 missions, Emil Omert was awarded the Knight's Cross on 19 March 1942 for 50 victories. He was killed on 24 April 1944 after attacking USAAF four engine bombers over Finta Mare, Romania. He was shot and killed by marauding US fighter aircraft while hanging in his parachute.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit: III./Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on: February 17th, 1943
 
     
FLUGZEUGFÜHRERABZEICHEN
 
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Awarded on: January 25th, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: III./Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on: March 19th, 1942
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
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