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Hermann Wolf
German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient

Hermann Wolf

Hermann Wolf
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Intro German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient
Was Knight Fighter
From Germany
Field Military Royals
Gender male
Birth 27 December 1919, Frankfurt
Death 21 October 1996 (aged 76 years)
Hermann Wolf
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Hermann Wolf (27 December 1919 – 21 October 1996) 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 he was credited with 57 aerial victories in 586 missions.


  • Eastern Front Medal
  • West Wall Medal
  • Flugzeugführerabzeichen
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe with pennant "500"
  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (20 November 1942)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • German Cross in Gold (23 July 1943)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 24 April 1945 as Oberfeldwebel and pilot in the 9./Jagdgeschwader 11
  • Scherzer 2007, p. 795.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 365.

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