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Hermann Wischnewski
Born (1917-02-09)February 9, 1917
Died 28 November 1993(1993-11-28) (aged 76)
Place of birth Tensfeld
Place of death Lübeck
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberfähnrich
Unit JG 300
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hermann Wischnewski (9 February 1917 – 28 November 1993) 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 Hermann Wischniewski was credited with between 24 to 28 victories.

Awards

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 363.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe Jagdflieger 1939–1945 (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-065-6.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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