What woman, besides Hanna Reitsch, won the EKI?

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Re: What woman, besides Hanna Reitsch, won the EKI?

Post by tigre » Wed Sep 28, 2022 7:59 am

Hello to all :D; more..............................

Women who received the Iron Cross 2nd Class - DRK (German Red Cross) nurse Elfriede Wnuk!

(February 15, 1916 in Mingfen, district of Osterode/East Prussia; August 16, 1999 in Osnabrück)

On September 19, 1942, she was the second German woman to be awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class. The 26-year-old sister was deployed in a rear section of the Central Eastern Front and was so badly wounded by shrapnel in a Soviet air raid that her leg had to be amputated. Before Elfriede Wnuk only Hanna Reitsch had received the EK II.

Sources: https://forum.balsi.de/index.php?topic=5833.15
https://de.metapedia.org/wiki/Wnuk,_Elfriede
https://de.metapedia.org/m/images/5/5e/ ... eichen.jpg

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