Heinz Nacke

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Heinz Nacke
Born 22 December 1909
Ullendorf
Died 16 September 1984(1984-09-16) (aged 74)
Stuttgart
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?-1945
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Unit ZG 76
NJG 3
EKdo 25
ZG 1
ZG 101
Commands held II./ZG 76
III./NJG 3
II./ZG 1
ZG 101
Battles/wars Spanish Civil War
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinz Nacke (22 December 1909 – 16 September 1984) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) 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 14 aerial victories, all of them over the Western Front.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 262.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Major Erich Groth
Gruppenkommandeur of II./ZG 76
14 August 1941 – November 1941
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Max Oskar Gehring
Preceded by
None
Gruppenkommandeur of III./NJG 3
1 November 1941 – 21 April 1943
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Walter Mylius
Preceded by
Hauptmann Gerhard Weyert
Gruppenkommandeur of II./ZG 1
26 May 1943 – 2 August 1943
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Karl-Heinrich Matern
Preceded by
Major Johann Kogler
Kommodore of Zerstörergeschwader 101
15 January 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None