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Walter Ohlrogge
Born (1909-01-15)January 15, 1909
Died 30 April 2003(2003-04-30) (aged 94)
Place of birth Bochum
Place of death Bochum
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?-1945
Rank Leutnant
Unit JG 3
JG 7

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Ohlrogge (15 January 1909 – 30 April 2003) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) 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 he was credited with 77 aerial victories in 400+ missions.



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  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 269.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 (in German). 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.
  • Weal, John (2007). More Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing Limited. ISBN 978-1-84603-177-9.

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