PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Weihrauch, Werner
Date of birth: August 22nd, 1916 (Kreuzberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:  August 22nd, 1999 (Nürnberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Werner Weihrauch flew over 992 missions, of which 220 in Focke-Wulf Fw 190's. He sunk a submarine and a minesweeper and participated in ground attacks in almost every theater.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Feldwebel
Unit: Flugzeugführer
Awarded on: January 5th, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Feldwebel
Unit: 2. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on: August 21st, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Unit: Flugzeugführer 2. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on: February 19th, 1943
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher collections
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
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