Horst Ademeit, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Horst Ademeit

German World War II fighter pilot

Date of Birth: 08-Feb-1912

Place of Birth: Wrocław, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 07-Aug-1944

Profession: military officer, flying ace

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Horst Ademeit

  • Horst Ademeit (Adomaitis) (8 February 1912 – 7 August 1944) was a German former Luftwaffe fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub) during World War II.
  • 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.
  • A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat.

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