- Date of birth:
- December 24th, 1915 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
- Date of death:
- July 18th, 1944 (Kaufering/Bavaria, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
Werner Thierfelder reached the rank of Hauptmann. He was killed on July 18th, 1944 when he was shot down with his Messerschmitt Me 262 as Führer, Erprobungskommando, Lechfeld.
Achieved a total of 27 aerial victories (most in the East), as well as 41 aircraft destroyed on the ground.
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