Axthammer, Erich Michael

Date of birth:
December 3rd, 1920 (Pichlschloss/Steiermark, Austria)
Date of death:
December 21st, 2015 (Andernach/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Ericht Axthammer finally reached the rank of Oberfeldwebel during the Second World War. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from October 1958 until 31st March 1973 and there finally reached the rank of Stabsfeldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
7.Staffel, III. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Stab, Schlachtgeschwader 10, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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