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Anton Heinemann

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Rank  Leutnant
Service/branch  Luftwaffe
Years of service  ?–1945
Name  Anton Heinemann
Unit  Nachtjagdgeschwader 2

Born  29 January 1921 (age 94) Wunsiedel (1921-01-29)
Battles/wars  World War II Defense of the Reich
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Defence of the Reich, World War II

Anton Heinemann (born 29 January 1921) was a highly decorated Leutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

  • Aviator badge
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold
  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (15 May 1944)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class
  • 1st Class
  • German Cross in Gold on 1 October 1944 as Feldwebel in the Stab I./Nachtjagdgeschwader 2
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 17 April 1945 as Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel and radio/wireless operator in the I./Nachtjagdgeschwader 2
  • References

    Anton Heinemann Wikipedia


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