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Erwin Laskowski

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Luftwaffe
Role  Flying ace

Name  Erwin Laskowski
Years of service  1936–45
Rank  Oberfeldwebel
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Battles/wars  World War II Eastern Front Defence of the Reich
Died  October 13, 1983, Bochum, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Eastern Front, Defence of the Reich, World War II
Unit  Jagdgeschwader 51, Jagdgeschwader 11

Erwin Laskowski (27 May 1914 – 13 October 1983) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career Erwin Laskowski was credited with 46 aerial victories in 300+ missions.

Awards and decorations

  • Aviator badge
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (25 May 1942)
  • 1st Class (15 November 1942)
  • Wound Badge (1939)
  • in Black (19 June 1943)
  • German Cross in Gold (1 January 1945)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 27 April 1945 as Oberfeldwebel and pilot in the 8./Jagdgeschwader 11
  • References

    Erwin Laskowski Wikipedia