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Wilhelm Philipp
Born (1916-01-31)January 31, 1916
Died 10 January 1986(1986-01-10) (aged 69)
Place of birth Böhla
Place of death Duisburg
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberfeldwebel
Unit JG 26
JG 54
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Philipp (31 January 1916 – 10 January 1986) 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 Philipp was credited with 81 aerial victories in 500+ missions.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 276.
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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