Aviators
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KOZLOVSKIS, VOLFGANGS

  • Graduated Rigas Valsts Tehnikums
  • Initially conscripted to the Legion (i.e., Grenadiers)
  • However, by chance met Lt. Cnl. Janis Rucels and immediately joined the Air Force at Liepaja
  • Served in the unit's Stabskompanie of this unit, in Latvia, Denmark and Germany
  • Finishing the war as a POW in Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria
  • Held the rank of Sergeant-Major and received a Kriegsverdienst Kreuz.

Depending on who was doing the recording and where, his name appears as either: Volfgangs Kozlovskis per Latvian passport or, subsequently, Wolfgang von Koslowski per POW discharge papers.

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Kozlovskis is standing second from the right. The photo was taken at Liepaja, probably in the first half of 1944 – certainly no later as he subsequently acquired a higher rank than shown in the photo.

Sources

  • Kozlowski family collection. Our sincerest thanks to his son Mark, who provided the photo and information about his father, now 90. [11-May-2013]

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