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Wilhelm "Willi" Freuwörth
Nickname "Willi"
Born (1917-11-04)November 4, 1917
Died 5 December 1970(1970-12-05) (aged 53)
Place of birth Börßum
Place of death Wetzlar
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit JG 52
JG 26
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm "Willi" Freuwörth (4 November 1917 – 5 December 1970) 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 Wilhelm Freuwörth was credited with 58 aerial victories.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 156.
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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