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Gustav Schubert

Gustav Schubert
Born 11 November 1916
Died 16 January 1945(1945-01-16) (aged 28)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit StG 1
SG 1

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Gustav Schubert (11 November 1916 – 16 January 1945) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Gustav Schubert was killed on 16 January 1945 over Hohensalza. During his career he flew 1200+ missions.[Notes 1]

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ For a list of Luftwaffe ground attack aces see List of German World War II Ground Attack aces


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 317.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 76.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2
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