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Herbert Findeisen

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Role  Flying ace
Years of service  ?–1945
Service/branch  Luftwaffe

Commands held  II./JG 54
Rank  Hauptmann
Name  Herbert Findeisen
Unit  Jagdgeschwader 54
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Battles/wars  World War II Eastern Front
Died  May 11, 1963, Heide, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Eastern Front, World War II

Herbert Findeisen (11 July 1913 – 11 May 1963) 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 Herbert Findeisen was credited with 67 aerial victories, all on the Eastern Front.

Awards and decorations

  • Aviator badge
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class
  • 1st Class
  • German Cross in Gold (26 November 1943)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 29 February 1944 as Hauptmann and pilot/observer in the 2.(H)/Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 4
  • References

    Herbert Findeisen Wikipedia


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