Greiner joined 4./NJG 2 on the 27 April 1942 as a nightfighter. He scored his first night victory on 25/26 June 1942, and his second followed on the 6/7 October 1942. On 23 November 1942 he became a Nightfighter School instructor. He returned to operations with 10/NJG 1 on 19 May 1943 and by the end of September 1943 he had scored 13 night victories. On 4 October 1943 he became commander of I/NJG 1. In March 1944 he was posted to 11./NJG 1 and at the end of May became Staffelkapitan. After 36 victories he was awarded the Knight`s Cross. On 1 November 1944 he was appointed the commander of IV/NJG 1. On the 7/8 March 1945 he was forced to bale out of his aircraft, have sustained injuries he was taken to a military hospital, where he spent the remainder of the war. Total of over 240 missions, 51 victories.
Hauptmann Hermann Greiner
Knight`s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.
Accompanied by matching biography card giving a brief outline of their flying career with the Luftwaffe.