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1401 Grosse-Wortmann, AugustLt4/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550218 "??" (lost 8/29/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew at the Augusta harbor 29 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1402 Grosse, Egon Fw283/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12731 "Brown 9" (lost 1/13/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/27/42 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(1/13/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 13 January, 1942 after making a force landing near Morino, near Staraya due to bad weather, and died of his injuries later the same day. Magnus. First known Soviet victories, both DB-3s on 22 June, 1941. An I-61 on 30 August, 1941. A DB-3 on 31 August, 1941. A 5th, an I-61 on 8 September, 1941. A 6th, an I-61 on 20 September, 1941. A 7th, an I-61 on 24 September, 1941. An I-61 on 4 October, 1941. A "BSch" on 14 October, 1941. An I-61 on 17 October, 1941. A Pe-2 on 23 October, 1941. A DB-3 on 25 October, 1941. An I-61 and a Pe-2 on 29 October, 1941. Three I-61s on 14 November, 1941. Two I-61s on 4 December, 1941.
1403 Grosse, OttoFwII/SG-101 (Otrokovice)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 131104 "White 10" (lost 8/15/44)Student pilotKIFA 15 August, 1944; crashed at Otrokovice CZ due to pilot error.
1404 Grosse, WilliOfw73/JG-52 (8/40), Stab/JG-52 (9/42 S.U.), 8/JG-52 (5/43 S.U.)Bf 109E, F & G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim over England on 11 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane 10 km S of Ashford on 31 August, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 21 September, 1942. A 2nd & 3rd, both LaGG-3s on 4 October, 1942. A 4th, a P-39 on 6 May, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG on 27 May, 1943.
1405 Grossfuss, Detlef Oblt11/24/1919Friedrichsort/Kiel20 2/JG-2 (8/43 St Andre), 11/JG-2 (12/43), Stab I/JG-2 (2/44), 9/JG-2 (7/44) Fw 190A-6 "Black 6" in JG-2, Fw 190A-6 Werk # Unk "Black 13" (St Andre 8/16/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (10/1/44)
EP (3/3/44)


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 5 July, 1944 at St Andre during aerial combat with P-47s (Boiten). One known double victory, both Halifax; one 1 km NNW of Verneuil, the other by Beaune on 12 August, 1943. A triple victory on 16 August, 1943; a Halifax 3 km SSW of Rugles, a Lancaster 3 km SE of Orbec-en-Auge and a 2nd Lancaster 500m S of Houlgate. A "4 mot Flzg" 25 km N of Ornemündung on 17 August, 1943. A B-24 on 30 December 1943. A P-47 on 21 January, 1944. A Dragonfly 12 km NW of Nettuno on 29 February, 1944. A B-24 5 km W of Tarquinia airfield on 3 March, 1944. Two B-26s at Charleville on 7 May, 1944. A P-47 SW of Evreux on 5 July, 1944. Magnus.


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29 February 1944,: From the 2. Staffel, Lt. Detlef Grossfus claimed a 'Dragonfly' (the Germans’ generic name for Allied artillery spotters, in this case an Auster of 'C' Flight, 655 Sqd, flown by Capt. A.G. Dick). (Source ghostbombders.com)
1406 Grossmann, WilfriedGefrJGr-Ost (5/43 France), 9/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5756 (40% dam 5/21/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18672 "Yellow 10 + I" (lost 8/12/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 August, 1943; emergency landing 4km SW of Capua due to engine damage. Injured 21 May, 1943 while making an emergency landing near Fonteney le Comte due to engine trouble.
1407 Groth, Erich Max GrotzeMaj1/4/1907Wesermünde152/JGr-102 (39), Stfkpt 2/ZG-2, Kdr II/ZG-76 (8/40 Abbeville-Drucat), Kdr ZG-76 (8/41 S.U.)Bf 110D-1 "M8 + TC", Bf 110E-1 Werk # 3863 "M8 + KC" (lost 8/12/41)
RK(10/1/40)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIC 12 August, 1941 in Wk# 3863 by Kirkenes, at Fodalen, Al Buskerud, near Stavanger Norway, during instrument flying in bad weather. His R/O, Ofw Herbert Muche, was also killed in the crash. Poland Campaign (ZG-2). One known victory, his 1st, a Curtis Hawk at Weissenburg on 25 September, 1939. A Fesselballon near Weissenburg, 7 November, 1939. Another known victory, a Morane 406, 11 May, 1940. On 17 May, 1940, he downed two Hawk-75as, no location given. His 8th victory, a Spitfire in the Calais area on 23 May, 1940. Nos.9, 10 & 11, a Hurricane and two Spitfires near Aldershot on 30 August, 1940. Nos.12 to 15, all Spitfires S of London on 4 September, 1940. Channel pilot. Magnus, 13 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 18 victories. AKA Walter Groth (SIG Norway).
1408 Groth, WalterMajKdr ZG-76 (S.U.)Bf 110 Werk # 3863 "M8 + TC" (lost 8/12/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 12 August, 1941 at Kirkenes, cause unknown. Source: A. Mebius.
1409 Grothaus,Fhr19/JG-300Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 SE of Lüneburg on 24 August, 1944.
1410 Grötzsch, FriedrichFw2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140715 "M2 + CK" (lost 8/5/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with two other unnamed crew 5 August, 1942; crashed into the sea off Carmarthenshire, cause unknown, the remaining crewman was KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1411 Gruber,Lt22/NAGr-5 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 189A-3 EK 2
Observer Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 10 August, 1944. A 2nd, a LaGG-5 on 14 September, 1944.
1412 Gruber, AntonLt19215/Schl.G-1 (6/43 S.U.) Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670052 (lost 6/17/43), Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670253 (lost 8/19/43) Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
KIA 19 August, 1942 due to AA fire, lost Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 41863. WIA 17 June, 1943 in Wk# 670052 due to flak at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 86589. Alternate spelling: Grubert.
1413 Grüber, HeinzFw511/JG-2 (Hi Alt Sq 5/42 Channel), 5/JG-53 (8/43; 5/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-1 Werk # 14073 (dam 7/31/42) , Bf 109G-6/R1 Werk # 163715 "Black 11 + -" (dam 5/14/44; injured, takeoff accident Biblis), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780665 "Black 10 + -" (dam 11/18/44; WIA, combat w/P-51 and a P-47 at the Echterdingen airfield)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his first, a Spitfire on 30 July, 1942, while serving in 11/JG-2. The next day, 31 July, 1942, he was Rudi Pflanzs wingman when Rudi was KIA by Spitfires high over Abbeville. The wreckage impacted the sand dunes south of Berck-sur-Mer. Heinz was also shot down with wounds this date, by the same Spitfires, near Le Touquet-Etaples airfield. Then assigned to JG-53, his 2nd victory, a P-38 off Ventotene, 30 August, 1943. His 3rd, a P-38 20 km S of Marburg on 7 January, 1944. A 4th, a P-47 at PfalzerWald on 29 September, 1944. A 5th, a P-51 at Rastatt on 17 November, 1944.
1414 Gruber, LorenzUffz7/28/19228/KG-3 (8/44/Venlo) He 111H-16 Werk # 161771 "5K + BS" (lost 8/31/44) Bomber Operational Clasp His He 111 crashed at Gilze Holland (Vossenberg) the night of 30/31 August, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: The entire crew were killed in the crash and buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk GQ, Row 5. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Koch, Obs (Gr 104); Uffz Norbert Wiemers, R/O (Gr 101); Uffz Eugen Kauffeld, 1st Gnr (Gr 102) and Uffz Egon Bahr, 2nd Gnr (Gr 105). Pilot Gruber buried in Gr 103 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
1415 Gruber, OttoFw262/JG-3Bf 109F & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 24 November, 1942 (Magnus). His first victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 31 May, 1942. His 2nd, an Il-2 on 5 July, 1942. His 3rd, a MiG-3 on 27 July, 1942. His 4th, a MiG-1 on 1 August, 1942. His 5th, an Il-2 on 8 August, 1942. A 6th & 7th, both Yak-1s on 9 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a MiG-1 on 17 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 25 August, 1942. A P-40 on 29 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 1 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 3 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 28 September, 1942. His 14th, 15th & 16th, all Il-2s on 1 October, 1942. A 17th, an Il-2 on 3 October, 1942. Nos. 18, 19 and 20, two LaGG-3s and a MiG-3 in the area of Krestzsky/Bologoye on 4 October, 1942. Reported as victory 15 (?) on OKL List, a LaGG-3 on 8 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 9 October, 1942. Nos. 23 & 24 (?), two Il-2s on 30 October, 1942. Nos 25 & 26, two Il-2s on 21 November, 1942. Alternate spelling: Grüber.
1416 Grübert, Hans JoachimUffz2/13/1921141/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.)Fw 190A-6 Werk# 530322 "White 11" (lost 9/15/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 September, 1943 after being hit by flak over Map Quadrant 35370. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 1 August, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 2 August, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 3 August, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 on 4 August, 1943. Nos. 5 & 6, an La-5 and an Il-2 on 18 August, 1943. Nos. 7 & 8, two Il-2s on 19 August, 1943. A 9th, a Boston III on 23 August, 1943. A 10th, a LaGG-3 on 28 August, 1943. Nos. 11 & 12, both Il-2s on 2 September, 1943. A 13th, a Pe-2 on 14 September, 1943. A 14th, a Yak-9 on 15 September, 1943.
1417 Grubert, HelmutOfw8/LG-1 (8/42 S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4092 "L1 + BS" (lost 8/1/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA with unnamed crew 1 August, 1942 at Krapotki due to an enemy fighter attack, believed to have been the victim of Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin (Ju 88 Loss List & S. Pietrzak).
1418 Grumme, Ernst DietrichLt7/29/1922Halle2812/JG-51 (6/43 S.U.), JG-301, 4/JG-302 (7/44 Hungary)Bf 109G, Fw 190A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 July, 1944, aerial combat with a P-38. His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 15 June, 1943. Two MiG-3s and a LaGG-3 on 5 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 6 July, 1943. A MiG-3 on 8 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a MiG-3 on 11 July, 1943. A Boston S of Schablojkino and an Il-2(m.H.) W of Malaja-Tsmenowka on 5 August, 1943. A Pe-2 at Rogasyanka on 10 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a P-39 in the Studenok-Krepaki areas on 18 August, 1943. Two LaGG-5s near Oleschnya on 23 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) and a Yak-1 on 27 August, 1943. A Yak-9 and a Yak-1 in the Jarzevo area on 5 September, 1943. A LaGG-5 W of Sunelmkovo on 19 September, 1943. A Yak-9 NE of Senniza See on 12 October, 1943. A Yak-1 NW of Losovatka on 24 October, 1943. Western victories, a P-38 15 km W of London on 13 June, 1944. His 22nd victory, a P-38 N of Plattensee on 14 June, 1944. A P-38 at Mor, SE of Raab, on 16 June, 1944. His 24th, a B-17 (HSS) 5 km S of Neusiedlersee on 26 June, 1944. His 25th, a B-17 10 km S of Budapest on 27 June, 1944. A B-24 10 km W of Budapest on 2 July, 1944. A B-24 (HSS) N of Raab on 7 July, 1944.
1419 Grünastel, FranzKIA 13 August, 1943 at Mandra Greece. Jager Blatt 4/2003.
1420 Grünberg, Hans 'Specker'Oblt7/8/1917Gross Fahlenwerden, Pommern825/JG-3 (10/42), Stfkpt 5/JG-3 (10/43), Stfkpt 1 & 3/JG-7 (11/44-4/45), JV-44 (4/45)Bf 109G-5 Werk # Unk "Black 1" (Schiphol), Bf 109G-6 (7/43), Me 262A-1a (lost two)
RK(6/9/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/27/43)
EP(8/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
550 combat missions; 14 four engine bombers, 61 victories in the East. Five victories in the Me 262. His 1st known Soviet victory, a DB-3 on 19 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 15 October, 1942. A Pe-2 on 17 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 29 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 30 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 30 November, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 17 December, 1942. A Yak-1 on 22 December, 1942. Two I-16s on 11 April, 1943. His 14th, a P-40 on 16 April, 1943. His 15th, a LaGG-3 on 19 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 20 April, 1943. Two Il-2s on 21 April, 1943. His 64th victory, a B-24 at Zella, 40 km W of Bad Hesrfeld, on 24 February, 1944. His 66th, a P-51 30 km NNE of Konigslütter on 5 April, 1944. A B-24 on 8 April, 1944, no location. A P-47 at Chateauneufen-Thymerais on 7 August, 1944. His 72nd, a P-38 in the Fismes area on 14 August, 1944. His 73rd, a P-47 at Rambouillet on 16 August, 1944. His 75th, a P-47 at Mantes-Houdan on 20 August, 1944. On 17 April, and 19 April, 1945 (after his 82nd victory, a B-17), he was shot down in 262s over Plzen-Borg and over Prague, but bailed safely both times. Deceased 16 January, 1998.
1421 Grüner, FriedrichLt33/NJG-4Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 1 January, 1945 during an interdiction sortie (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" at Chateau-Thierry on 19 July, 1944. A 2nd "4 mot" opposing the Brunswick Raid on 13 August, 1944. A 3rd, a Halifax "LW-383 on 15 August, 1944 near Eth Belgium (Rosseels). A 4th, a "4 mot" in the Worms area on 12 September, 1944.
1422 Grünlinger, WalterOfw11/7/1917Tübingen79/JG-26 (6/41), Stfkpt 10/JG-26Fw 190A-1 Werk # 070 (lost), Fw 190A-2 (Inherited Prillers Werk# 552) w/ III Grp, Fw 190A-4, Fw 190A-5 Werk # 57287 (lost 9/4/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
He renamed the AC "Rata", and was Priller's wingman. KIA 4 September, 1943 in an Fw 190A-5 Werk # 57287 during aerial combat W of Norrent-Fontes, NE of Bomy, with an RCAF Spitfire, piloted by Wing Cmdr Johnnie E. Johnson of 421 Sqd (Johnson's 19th kill) , one day after being named Stfkpt.10 Staffel! Buried Bourdon Fr., 32/11/425 (A. Rosseels). He escaped injury 27 March, 1942 when his A-1 crashed at Coquelles with a Badly damaged engine from combat. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire on 25 April, 1942. His 2nd, a Spitfire 20 km south of Dover on 4 December, 1942. A 3rd, a Typhoon 15 km NW of Cape Griz Nez on 9 April, 1943. A 4th, a P-47 10 km E of Zeebrugge on 16 May, 1943. A 5th, a B-17 30 kmW of Maesolouis on 12 August, 1943. A 6th, a B-17 of 305BG at Gilze-Rijen near Steenbergen on 19 August, 1943. A 7th, a Spitfire 15 km west of Cape Gris Nez on 29 August, 1943.
1423 Grünthal, OttomarUffz1/10/19202/KG-66Ju 88S-1 Werk # 140580 "Z6 + DL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 31 August, 1943; crashed during a sound-proofing (?) mission, 8.5 km east of Villaroche, by Petit Plessig, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIA): Lt Karl Reitzenstein, geb 6/5/1919, Obs; Uffz Josef Ries, geb 2/11/1918, R/O and Gefr Karl Marschall, geb 1/20/1922, 1/Wart. Source: B.Bines.
1424 Grupe, WernerLt12/JG-26 (8/43 Schiphol) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19373 "Blue 3" (lost 8/19/43), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19791 "Blue 14" (lost 10/20/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA a 2nd time, 20 October, 1943 by return fire from a B-17 of 303BG, 6 km SW of Hirson. WIA 19 August, 1943 during aerial combat at Breda Holland with a P-47 of 56 or 78FG. Alternate spelling: Gropp (Bf 109 Loss List) & Grups (SGLO).
1425 Grutzmüller, JoachimObltIII/KG-76 (6/42), 5/KG-76 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3811 (40% dam 6/23/42), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 0343 "F1 + LN" (lost 8/11/43)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew NE of Scordia 11 August, 1943, probably due to enemy night fighter. Entire unnamed crew WIA 23 June, 1942 at Sarabus when their bomb exploded. Source: Ju 88 Loss List.
1426 Gryz, HansOfw7/6/1916Wolfshagen3 8/JG-2 (6/43 Brest Süd), 1/SAGr.-128 (Channel) (aka 10/ZG-1) Fw 190A-5/U8 Werk # 840127 (lost 8/15/43)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 15 August, 1943 during aerial combat with No.266 Typhoons north of Landerneau, near Ploudaniel. One known victory, a B-24 on 13 July, 1943. May have also downed a Halifax this same date. A known 2nd, another B-24 on 29 July, 1943 at Pl/Qu.15W S/7044, probably FL965 of No.224 Sq., A 3rd, a Beaufighter, possibly JM347 of No.248 Sq. on 7 August, 1943. Added: Burial, Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Blk 13, Row 1, Gr 19 (absa3945).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
1427 Gryzmalla, GerhardOfw128/JG-26 Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5817 "Black 9 + I" (lost 9/23/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 23 September, 1940 after being shot down at Biddenden, near Tenterden S of London. One known victory, a Morane, 14 May, 1940, no location. His 2nd, a Potez 63 on 19 May, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Dunkirk, 31 May, 1940. His 4th, Spitfire at Dunkirk on 2 June, 1940. His 5th, a Hurricane at Aumale on 8 June, 1940. His 6th, a Hurricane NE of Margate-Canterbury on 8 August, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire SW of Dover on 12 August, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire 10 km SE of Southend on 3 September, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire SE of London on 11 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire over London on 18 September, 1940. His 11th, a Spitfire SE of London on 11 September, 1940. His 12th, a Spitfire at London on 18 September, 1940. Note: the OKL List carried a four victory difference from what I found, They referred to this as victory No.8, and I counted 12! Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories. Alternate spelling: Grzymalla & Grsymalla.
1428 Gühl, FrankOfw12/JG-4Bf 109
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Opposd the Ploesti raid, downing a B-24 30 km south of Ploesti on 1 August, 1943.
1429 Guhl, HerbertUffz3/Kü.Fl.Gr-406Do 18G Werk # 0869 "K6 + AL" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 9 August, 1941; failed to return from a mission, missing location unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt Peter von Nottbeck, Observer; Ogefr Georg Glück, R/O and Uffz Hubert Glöser, Mech. Source: SIG Norway.
1430 Guibert, Javier MariaLtSpain315(Span)/JG-51Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 10 June, 1943. A 2nd, another LaGG-3 on 6 August, 1943. (All OKL). Chronik JG-51, 3 victories (H. Breuer).
1431 Gumlich, GeorgUffzIV/JG-3 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18634 (70% dam 8/16/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 16 August, 1943 in a crash landing at Cassano, no cause reported.
1432 Gumpert, Willi FriedrichOfw1/4/1913Siegburg7/StG-77 (8/42), 3/SG-152 (7/44), redesig 14/SG-151 (8/44)Ju 87R & B in StG-77, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470594 "Yellow 9" (lost 8/25/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. Added: Personal information and post 1942 data provided by D.Drury. KIA 25 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51, and crashed at Bedihost CZ. He is buried in his hometown of Siegburg, Blk LB, Gr 11.
1433 Gumprecht, HerbertOfw148/JG-2 (8/42), 11/JG-2 (2/43 Channel)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18806 (lost 8/16/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1943 during aerial combat near Conches. One known victory, his 1st, a Whitley V near Biscay on 22 August, 1942. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 26 September, 1942. His 3rd, a B-17 II in the Brest area on 21 October, 1942. His 4th, another B-17 II on 18 November, 1942. His 5th, a Beaufighter on 26 November, 1942. His 6th, a P-51 on 29 November, 1942. His 7th, a Spitfire 200 m west of Le Tot on 9 February, 1943. His 8th, a Spitfire 90 km north of Le Harve on 28 March, 1943. A 9th, a Spitfire 30 km south southwest of Dieppe on 4 April, 1943. His 10th & 11th, a Typhoon and a Spitfire on 17 April, 1943. His 12th, a Typhoon 65 km northwest of Caen on 17 May, 1943. Nos. 13 & 14, both P-51s near Orne; one 300 m south of Epinay, the other southwest of Glos-la-Ferriere on 2 June, 1943.
1434 Günther, ErnstLt9/17/1913Munich610/JG-27 (3/44), 2/JG-27 (8/44) Bf 109G Werk # Unk (lost 8/1/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 August, 1944 in the vicinity of Varades (Magnus). One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 10 km N of Marinbrod on 19 March, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 in the Agram area (Zagreb) on 24 May, 1944. A 3rd, a P-47 at Balleroy on 5 July, 1944. A 4th & 5th, both P-51s; one at Vire-Conde, the other at Vire-Villers, on 18 July, 1944. Magnus. Added: Burial at Pornichet Cem, Blk 1, Row 21, Gr 546 (absa3945).
1435 Günther, Hans JoachimFhr13/JG-2Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 at Mouy-Creil on 18 August, 1944.
1436 Günther, JoachimLt1/16/1923Berlin112/JG-26 (9/43), 3/JG-26 (2/44), 2/JG-26 (11/44), 3/JG-26 (2/45)Go 145A-1 Werk # 2337 "GA + OF" (lost 2/16/44), Fw 190A-9 Werk # 750149 "Blue 14", Fw 190D-9/R11 Wk# 210941 "Yel 12" (lost)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 February, 1945 when he was shot down at Zutphen in "Yellow 12" by a Spitfire of RAF No. 332 Sq (Norwegian) as he was attempting to land at Meppen. Buried Fürstenau, Block A/4/83 (Rosseels. WIFA 24 December, 1944 when he crashed his A-9 SW of Rheine due to engine trouble. WIFA 16 February, 1944 in a Go 145 accident when he crashed this trainer type AC at Florennes Belgium, flying too low (Rosseels). His 1st victory, a P-51 at Jumieges/Rouen on 7 June, 1944. Two P-47s at St Andre-de-lEure on 14 July, 1944. His 4th, a P-51 at Remalard on 13 August, 1944. His 5th, a Spitfire at Lyons-le-Foret on 26 August, 1944. A C-47 at Tiel-Nijmegen on 21 September, 1944. A Spitfire at Wageningen/Arnhem on 2 October, 1944. A Typhoon on 3 December, 1944, no location. A P-47 at Linnich on 5 December, 1944. Two known victories, P-38s, December 17, 1944 at Hohe Venn, near Aachen. His last victory, an Auster at Aachen on 23 December, 1944. All victories after D-Day.
1437 Günther, KurtLt129/JG-52 (5/43 S.U.), 8/JG-52 (11/43; 8/44 Romania)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19219 "Yellow 12" (lost 5/4/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163596 "Black 6" (lost 8/6/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 6 August, 1944 when he struck high tension wires, location not reported. WIA 4 May, 1943 during aerial combat at Jretschesk, believed sd by Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG on 8 July, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG on 4 August, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG on 19 August, 1943. A LaGG on 22 August, 1943. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 23 August, 1943. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 22 November, 1943. An 8th, a LaGG on 7 December, 1943. A 9th, an Il-2 (m.H.) S of Dnegrovka on 19 December, 1943. A 10th, a P-39 on 16 January, 1944. An 11th, a LaGG on 1 February, 1944. A 12th, a LaGG on 7 July, 1944. Magnus, 13 victories.
1438 Günther, WilhelmUffz2/13/1920Attena?9/JG-2 (Channel) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2071(30% dam 8/19/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 142294 (95% lost 12/9/42) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 9 December, 1942; Crashed at Casquere airfield in the A-4, possibly due to poor weather. Added: Burial Mont de Huisnes, Vault 1, Grave 58 (absa3945). Wounded during aerial combat in the A-2 with fighters 19 August, 1942. Made an emergency landing near Beauville (Dieppe). Added: The crashsite seems to be NE of Vannes Fr.. Uffz Günther is buried in the Ger War Cem at Mont-de-Huisnes, Fr., Crypt 1 Sepulchre 58 (D.Drury).
1439 Günzel, ReinhardObstlt2/2/1907PosenStfkpt 6/KG-27 (5/40), Kdr II/KG-27 "Boelcke" (8/41), Kdr KG-27He 111P & H-3
RK(9/17/41)
EL(1/21/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
RK awarded for participating in the sinking of eight transport ships and others at Odessa between 11August and 18 August, 1941. Deceased 29 October, 1970.
1440 Gustke, EberhardUffz4/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 781172 "Blue 15" (lost 8/27/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 27 August, 1944; a takeoff accident at La Fere (JG-4 List).
1441 Gutberlet, HeinzFwFl.ü.G.-1Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470011 (lost 8/15/43)Pilot BadgePilot reported killed 15 August, 1943 at Tutow, no further detail.
1442 Güth,Fw3EKdo JGr. Süd (5/44), 3/JGr-200 (7/44)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 at Frejus France on 25 May, 1944. A 2nd, a B-17 into the sea, 100 km S of Nice, on 30 July, 1944. A 3rd, a C-47 5 km S of St Maximin on 12 August, 1944. Alternate spelling: Guth.
1443 Guth, JosefUffz53/JG-54 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F in 42, Fw 190A-4 Werk# (14)5760 "Yellow?" (lost 3/22/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds by another 109 22 March, 1943 over Map Quadrant 9036. Thought to have died later of these wounds (Magnus). His first known victory, a Soviet P-40 on 4 August, 1942. A 2nd Soviet, an I-16 Rata on 15 January, 1943. A 3rd, an Su-2 on 17 January, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 on 29 January, 1943. A 5th, an Il-2 on 20 March, 1943.
1444 Güthenke, Hans GeorgLt11/17/1921Ahlbeck73/JG-11 (8/43 Husum) Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5445 "Yellow 6" (25% dam 7/27/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5702 "Yellow 8" (15% dam 5/14/43), Fw 190A-4 Werk# 5703 "Yel 12" (6/43), Fw 190A-6 Werk# 530106 "Yellow 7" (15% dam 8/17/43), Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430169 "Black <<" (dam 2/24/44), Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430412 "Yellow 12" (lost 5/12/44), Fw 190A-7 Werk # 642538 "Yellow 15 DX + BV" (2/44 Husum) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 May, 1944 ramming a B-17. Opposed the 306th BG on 21 May, 1943 at Wilhelmshaven/ Emden. One known victory, his first, was a P-38 on 11 June, 1943, 4 km southwest of Dornum. His 2nd, a B-17 SW of Papenburg on 25 June, 1943. His 3rd, a B-17 at Redange, N of Arion on 28 July, 1943. His 4th, a B-17, W of Hannover on 21 February, 1944. On 24 February, 1944, he was shot down after downing another B-17, his 5th victory; he escaped unhurt. His 6th, a P-47 S of Verden on 4 May, 1944. His 7th, a B-17 in the Limburg area on 12 May, 1944, ramming it with his "Yellow 12". His "Yellow 6" crashed at Husum on 27 July, 1942 due to a servicing fault; he was uninjured. His "Yellow 8" made a force landing at Husum on 14 May, 1943 after his engine was hit during combat. His "Yellow 7" crashed 17 August, 1943 in Loenen Holland due to engine failure. WIA 24 February, 1944 in "Black <<" during combat crashing at Gotha. Flugbuch (11/41 to 2/45).
1445 Güttler, OttoUffz6/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171496 "Black 11" (lost 8/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 25 August, 1944, enemy action near La Fere. Mombeek MIA List.
1446 Guttmann,Fw12/JG-76 (8/44 Athis Fr.)Bf 109G-14 Werk # Unk "Blue 7" (lost 8/22/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 August, 1944; sd by ground fire while attacking the Mantes bridgehead. He attempted to bail but his chute caught on the tailplane and carried him to his death (falkeeins-blogspot).
1447 Gutzmann, MartinMaj10/17/1904Kdr I/KG-2 (8/40 Cambrai-Epinoy)Do 17Z EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. POW 26 August, 1940 when a Do 17Z, piloted by Uffz Ambros Schmölzer was shot down during an attack on Eastchurch airdrome. Gutzmann was named as Gunner on this flight! See Uffz Schmölzer for further detail.
1448 Györy, AugustOblt7/21/1919Klein Warasdorf, Austria2 4(F)/122 (41), 5/NJG-3 (10/44), Stffüh 4/NJG-3 (1/45 Husum) He 111 & Do 17 in 122, Bf 110 & Ju 88 in NJG, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621582 (lost 1/1/45)
RK(3/26/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/19/43)
EP(11/23/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 during aerial combat in his G-6, crashing in southern Belgium at Twisteden/Kevelaer. Remaining crew(KIA): Uffz Heinrich Odenthal, R/O; Ofw Karl Malz, Mechanic and Uffz Sebastian Frank, Gunner. Added: Pilot buried War Cem Weeze, Gr 1780 with Ofw Malz and Uffz Frank. Uffz Odenthal buried Yssel CF-6-135 (SGLO). 368 Observer missions out of 380 total. One known victory, a "4 mot" at Verl on 4 October, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" in the Deutsche Bucht area on 15 October, 1944.
1449 Haack, Erich Hugo "Harry"Ofw3/1/1914Lippusch5/StG-2Ju 87B (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 13 August, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing near the Grimstone Viaduct, near Dorchester, Dorset. Buried Brookwood Military Cem., Plot 15, Row A, Gr 5. Source: M.Croft. His gunner, Uffz Heinrich Haselmeyer (geb 6/17/1915, Oberhausen, KIA) also buried in Brookwood, Plot 15, Row A, Gr.6. Source: D. Drury.
1450 Haala, SigurdOblt10/28/1919421/JG-54 (6/43 S.U.), 10/JG-54 (1/44), Stfkpt 12/JG-54 (8/44)Bf 109G, Fw 190A-8 Werk# 172742 (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 in absentia-POW)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 21 August, 1944 while flying Werk# 172742. He was wounded during this engagement, and the only detail was a Map Quadrant 25299. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 SW of Uglovo, E of Leningrad on 21 June, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 3 September, 1943. A LaGG-3 and a P-40 on the Gatschina -Pushkin areas on 17 October, 1943. An La-5 on 6 December, 1943. A P-40 on 12 December, 1943. An Il-2 on 12 January, 1944. A Yak-9 on 15 March, 1944. A Yak-9 on 18 March, 1944. A Pe-2 on 26 March, 1944. A Pe-2 on 29 March, 1944. An Il-2 1 km SE of Morozy and a Yak-4 10 km SE of Pleskau on 1 April, 1944. An La-5 on 4 April, 1944. A P-40 on 6 April, 1944. A P-39 on 1 May, 1944. A Pe-2 on 3 May, 1944. Two Il-2s and a P-39 at Sargzus on 5 May, 1944. An Il-2 on 17 May, 1944. A Yak-9 on 19 May, 1944. An La-5 at Koschmisga on 20 May, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 9 July, 1944. Two Il-2s on 14 July, 1944. An La-5 and two Yak-9s on 15 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 20 July, 1944. Five Yak-9s on 21 July, 1944. Two P-39s on 27 July, 1944. Deceased 16 June, 1997.
1451 Haas, AloisUffz7/ZG-76 (Channel)Bf 110C Werk # unk "2N + BM" (lost 8/15/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA with his R/O, Gefr Ernst Hoffmann 15 August, 1940 during aerial combat NW of Portland. Bf 110 Loss List
1452 Haas, OttoFw8/30/1919St.Marienkirchen51/JG-27Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 February, 1944. Magnus. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Valmershagen on 12 August, 1943. Another, his 2nd, a B-24 20 km south Wiener Neustadt, 1 October, 1943. His 3rd, a B-24 at Galsbach on 23 February, 1944. Added: He was KIA at Untergeisbach/Linz and buried in the War Cem. in Grieskirchen (S.Kayser).
1453 Haase, ArthurUffz46/JG-51Bf 109E "Yellow 3"
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire northwest of Dunkirk, 28 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane southwest of Dunkirk, 2 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire N of Dover on 29 July, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane E of Clacton on 15 August, 1940.
1454 Haase, HorstMaj5/22/1921Danzig6210/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), 15(Sp)/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.), 1/JG-51 (2/43), Stfkpt 2/JG-51 (6/43), Stfkpt in 16/JG-3 (9/44), Kdr I/JG-3Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6702 (lost 8/2/42; WIA combat at Rshew), Bf 109A-8/R2 in 16 Staffel, Bf 109G-14/AS in I/JG-3
RK(10/24/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)
EP(8/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIFA 26 November, 1944. According to Franz Mörl, Haase collided with another Bf 109 (his wingman, Lt Hans Fritz of Stab/JG-3) during an alarm take-off. He crashed near Erkelenz. 500+ combat missions, about 50 in the East and 10 four engine bombers. His first known Soviet victory, an R-5 on 29 June, 1941. An I-61 on 27 August, 1941. A MiG-3 on 10 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 13 September, 1942. A Low-flying Il-2 on 6 February, 1943. An Il-2 on 23 February, 1943. An Il-2 on 22 March, 1943. A Yak-1 on 14 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 2 June, 1943. A Boston III on 8 June, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 23 July, 1943. Two Pe-2s on 5 August, 1943. An Il-2(m.H.) and a LaGG-3 on 12 August, 1943. Two Pe-2s on 15 August, 1943. An Il-2 at Bryansk on 9 September, 1943. A LaGG-3 SW of Loyev on 22 October, 1943. An Il-2 S of Shlobin on 30 November, 1943. Another source has his victories at 82. One known western victory, his 49th, a B-17 SE of Kempten on 18 July, 1944. His 50th, a B-17 at Laucha on 29 July, 1944. His 55th, a B-24 at Eisenach on 27 September, 1944. Bowers/Lednicer, 82 victories. Alternate spelling: Hase.
1455 Haberda, HelmutOblt2/3/192258 5/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 5/JG-52 (3/43) Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13355 (lost 5/15/42), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19555 "Black 7 + -" (lost 5/8/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/2/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(5/15/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 May, 1943; shot down by enemy fire at Krymskaja, believed to be the victim of Soviet Ace Alex Pokryshkin. WIC 15 May, 1942; crashed at Charkow due to engine failure. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 25 August, 1942. An I-180 on 27 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 30 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 8 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 16 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 17 September, 1942. A P-2 on 23 September, 1942. An I-153 on 22 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 25 October, 1942. A Yak-1 on 29 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 3 November, 1942. A Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 11 November, 1942. A Yak-1 on 28 November, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 11 December, 1942. An I-153 on 13 February, 1943. An I-16 on 16 February, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 25 February, 1943. A Yak-1 on 14 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 17 March, 1943. An I-16 on 30 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 1 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 11 April, 1943. Two P-39s on 15 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 and a Yak-1 on 18 April, 1943. Two Yak-1s and a LaGG-3 on 20 April, 1943. three Yak-1s on 28 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 and a Yak-1 on 29 April, 1943. Two Yak-1s, a Spitfire and a P-39 on 30 April, 1943. His last victory, a Yak-1 on 8 May, 1943, the date of his death.
1456 Haberland, KarlOblt1/14/1914121/JG-3 (5/40), Stfkpt 2/JG-2 (9/42-1/44 St Andre -de-l'Eure)Bf 109E in JG-3, Bf 109F & G, Fw 190A in JG-2EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 January, 1944 at Aix, bailed out after aerial combat with B-17s; his chute failed to open. He lost a leg resulting from injuries sustained while in JG-3. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim northwest of Charleroi, 15 May, 1940. On 17 May, 1940 Haberland downed three Blenheims west of St. Quentin, victories 2,3 & 4. A 5th known, a B-17 NW of Le Harve on 10 July, 1943. A 6th, a Halifax 6 km E of Alencon on 16 August, 1943. A 7th, a B-17 40 km NW of Paris on 24 August, 1943. An 8th, a B-17 NW of Lorient on 5 December, 1943. A 9th, a B-17 N of Rennes on 5 January, 1944.
1457 Haberling, AugustUffzII/JG-2 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16434 (lost 9/4/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 September, 1943 during aerial combat near Amiens.
1458 Habisch, AlfredOblt2/ErpGr-210 (Test Unit-Channel)Bf 110D-0 Werk # 3341 "S9 + CK" (lost 8/15/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspPOW 15 August, 1940 after being attacked by fighters over Croydon England. He made an emergency landing at Hawkhurst, Kent. Both Habisch and R/O Uffz Ernst Elfner were captured uninjured. Added: The ac was sent to the Vultee Corp. for evaluation (D.Drury).
1459 Hachfeld, Wilhelm 'Bomben Willi'Hptm9/20/1914Dessau122(J)/LG-2 (5/40), Stfkpt 2/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), Kdr I/JG-51 (8/41), Kdr III/ZG-2 (5/42 N.Africa)Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1575 in LG-2, Bf 109F in JG-51, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 2195 (lost 12/2/42) in ZG-2
RK(10/29/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/10/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter or Destroyer Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIFA 2 December, 1942 at Bizerte when, during takeoff, he collided with a landing AC. His AC ground looped and the underslung bomb exploded. 650 missions, 2 victories in the West plus 32 targets on the ground destroyed. One known victory, his 1st, a Morane 406 SW of Peronne on 26 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940, while in 2(J)/LG-2. A 3rd, a Hurricane on 15 August, 1940, no location. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-3 on 1 July, 1941. A Vultee-11 on 10 July, 1941. Another Vultee-11 on 28 July, 1941. A MiG-3 at Jsemilisk on 4 July, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 11 victories.
1460 Hachmann, Karl HeinzGefr15/JG-300Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682178 "Red 10" (lost 11/27/44 at Blankenburg/Harz), 2nd Fw 190A-8 "Red 5" lost 3/24/45
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 March, 1945 at Göttingen. WIA 27 November, 1944 during aerial combat with fighters at Blankenburg/Harz (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 at Vreszpreni on 22 August, 1944.
1461 Hachtel, AugustOblt3/6/1916Stuttgart47/StG-51, 4/StG-1, 2/SG-103, Erprobungs. (EBK)162, 2/JG-1 (3/45), 1/JG-400 (3/45)Ju 87, Me 163, He 162 in 2/JG-1
RK(1/6/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/41)
EP(9/9/41)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber w/Pend & Fighter Operational Clasps
2 bombers with the Me 163. 500+ missions, 511 with the Ju 87. Hachtel was one of the first three persons to receive the new DK-G. All 3 were Stuka pilots; the award was given in early October 1941 in Russia. All 3 were from StG-1. Destroyed 32 tanks and sunk 32000BRT of enemy tonnage. His first two victories, both B-17s, in the He 162, on 3 March, 1945. Magnus, 5 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
1462 Hackbarth, Hans GeorgHptm2/21/1915Marienwerder30 Stab II/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), Kdr I/JG-108 (7/43), Kdr I/JG-1 (1/45 Hans Ehlers successor) Ar 96, Bf 109F & Fw 190 in JG-108, Fw 190A-8 & A-9 Werk # 980166 "White 23" (lost 1/1/45) in JG-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 during the Bodenplatte Operation vs Maldegem & Ursel airfields. He was shot down by Flt.Sgt. Josef Stanowski of RAF No. 308 Squadron. Hackbarths A/C (A-9) plowed into the back of the "Toebaert" flower shop and smashed through the front window, with the crumpled body of Hackbarth being thrown hideously into the street near St. Pieters RR Station in Ghent. No known grave. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 24 June, 1941. A RZ on 16 August, 1941. An R-3 on 15 September, 1941. A Pe-2 on 5 November, 1941. Two R-Zs on 17 February, 1942. An I-18 on 7 March, 1942. A Pe-2 on 21 March, 1942. An R-3 on 31 March, 1942. Added: Buried Lommel, grave 40-358 (Manrho/Putz publ.).
Lommel, Belgium
1463 Hackel, ErichOblt2/27/1916Freital7/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # Unk (dam 8/19/42), Do 217E-4 Werk # 1193 "U5 + HR" (lost 12/10/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 10 December, 1942; sd over the sea by a Beaufighter of No.68 Sq., piloted by Czech pilot, F/Lt Miroslav Mansfeld (DFC), in the vicinity of Cromer, Norfolk. Remaining crew: Ofw Hermann Heidt, Obs (MIA); Uffz Rudolf Heydenreich, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Rudi Franke, Flt Engr (MIA). The two deceased are buried in Sweden; Hackel in Öckerö and Heydenreich in Stenkyrka, "Nicht A, Definiert 42" (D.Drury). Added: He was uninjured 19 August, 1942 when his ac was damaged by AA fire in the vicinity of Dieppe (Luft Offz Career Summaries).
1464 Häcker, GerhardFw23/JG-77 (8/42 Africa)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14251 "Yellow 3" (lost 12/8/42)) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA (badly burnt in the crash) 8 December, 1942 during aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 601 Sq., piloted by Flt Lt Ingram, W of Agheila. His first victory, a Spitfire V over Malta on 10 August, 1942. His 2nd, another Spitfire V over Malta on 6 October, 1942.
1465 Hackl, Anton 'Toni'Maj3/25/1915Regensburg192 Skpt 5/JG-77 (1/42), Kdr III/JG-11 (4/44), Stab/JG-76 (9/44 Freiburg), Kdr II/JG-26 (1/45 Bodenplatte), Kdr JG-300, Kdr JG-11 (2/45) Bf 109F-4 Wk# 13046 "Blk 5" (6/42), Bf 109G-5 w/JG-11, Bf 109G-6/R6 "<< + I" in III/JG-11, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170935 "Black < - + -" (9/44)
RK(5/27/42)
S(7/9/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Opposed the 6 March, 1944 Berlin Raid as Kdr III/JG-11. Plus 24 Unconfirmed despite gun camera evidence. Joined II/JG-77 in April, 1938. 34 Bombers. 87 victories in the West. 1000+ combat missions! His 1st victory, two Hudsons at Stavanger, 15 June, 1940, while in 5/JG-77. On 27 June, 1940 he was wounded during aerial combat south of Stavanger, his Bf 109E was 10% damaged. Source: SIG Norway. His 75th victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 21 July, 1942, one of six victories this date. His 100th, a Pe-2 on 3 August, 1942. Two known Ardennes victories, both P-47s at Durbuy-Stavelot on 24 December, 1944. Shot down eight times. Four times wounded,several seriously wounded. EL conferred on 6 Aug., 1942. Brief Kdr JG-76 in August, 1944. Hackl succeded Eder as Kdr II/JG-26 in October of 1944. A P-47 and a P-51 near Liege & Remscheid on 14 January, 1945 in II/JG-26. Ordered to JG-300 on 29 January, 1945. Kdr of JG-11 in February, 1945. Flew operational flights for all five years of the war. Germanys 17th ranked fighter Ace. Deceased 9 July, 1984.

1466 Hackl, Ernst Heinz?Fw812/JG-27 (Balkans)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140316 (lost 12/16/43))
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 December, 1943, reason and location unknown. Mombeek. His 1st victory was a B-24 40 km west of Kefallinia, when opposing the Ploesti raid, 1 August, 1943. His 2nd & 3rd, both P-38s; one south of Aspra Spitia Greece, and the other near Insel Aegina, 15 November, 1943. His 7th, a B-26 10 km south of InselLagosta Italy, 15 December, 1943. His 8th, a P-40 north of Trapanj Albania, 16 December, 1943. OKL names him Ernst on one report, and Heinz on a later report! Mombeek has his name as "Ernst". Magnus.
1467 Hackler, Heinrich "Heinz"Lt12/14/1918Siegen67 Stab III/JG-77 (9/42 Nikolskoye, S.U.), 8/JG-77 (1/43), Stfkpt 11/JG-77 (11/44, 1/45 Dortmund) Bf 109F(Trop) in Stab/JG-77, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10472 "Black 3" (9/42), Bf 109G "Yellow 1", Bf 109K-4 Werk # ? "Yellow 10" (11/44), Bf 109K-4 Wk# 330196 "Yellow 1"(lost 1/1/45)
RK(8/19/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/26/43)
EP(3/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 after flying his K-4 into barrage balloon cables near Antwerp. His left wing torn off, he plunged to the ground at Raamberg Holland, north of Zundert (DeSwart), near Moeren. At least five victories in the Desert, including a P-40 10 km northeast of Magrun on 18 November, 1942. Half his victories in the East. During Operation Barbarossa on 26 September, 1941, he shot down 5 Soviet aircraft ion the vicinity of Perekop Isthmus. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 12 September, 1942. A P-2 on 21 September, 1942. His 50th, a Spitfire of No.232 Sq. W of Tebourba, piloted by F/Lt Frank Sorensen (Pierre Lagace). His 57th victory, a B-24 during the Balkan Campaign on 4 April, 1944. His 58th, a B-24 over Romania on 5 April, 1944. His 59th, a B-24 in the Balkans on 15 April, 1944. His 60th, a B-24 in the Balkans on 21 April, 1944. His 61st, a B-17 on 24 April, 1944, no location. His 65th, a B-24 (HSS) in the Ploesti area on 31 May, 1944. His 66th, a B-24 over Romania on 11 June, 1944. A 67th, a Yak-9 on 23 August, 1944. Buried in the German Cemetery at Ysselstein , Sec. X, Row 11, Grave 260. Magnus, 56 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 56 victories.


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Ysselstein, Holland
1468 Hacu, HansFw2/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8153 "Black 2" (lost 8/11/41)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 11 August, 1941, cause and location not reported.
1469 Hadderhorst, H.Ofw6/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5844 "B3 + UP" (lost 8/8/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 8 August, 1942; shot down by a Beaufighter of No. 29 Sq., piloted by P/O Pepper.
1470 Hadeball, Heinz MartinHptm4/22/1921337/NJG-1 (7/41), 2/NJG-1 (6/43), Stfkpt 12 & 3/NJG-4, Stfkpt 3/NJG-6 (1/44), Kdr I/NJG-6 (4/44)Bf 110
RK(7/27/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/7/44)
EP(8/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds on 14/15 January, 1944 at Bad Gandersheim, near Goslar (Balss). 350 combat missions, all victories were Night victories. One known victory, a Hampden on 13 July, 1941, no location. A Halifax the night of 14-15 August, 1941, no location. Another, a Wellington on 7-8 September, 1941, no location. Another victory, a Beaufighter on 17 June, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 33 victories.
1471 Hadraba, KarlUffz10/JG-26Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410001 "Blue 17" (lost 8/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 16 August, 1943 in aerial combat in his A-5 with a Spitfire of RAF No. 341 Sq. (Free French) NW of Hesdin-Lille.
1472 Haege,Ofw111/JG-2Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire 12 km southwest of Le Treport on 19 August, 1942.
1473 Haesler, AlfredHptm9/11/1912Celle5 Stab I/LG-1 (8/39), Stfkpt 9/NJG-1 (1/40), Stfkpt 3NJG-4 (9/42), Stfkpt 1/NJG-4 (10/42; 8/43 Florennes), Adj NJG-4 (4/45) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 6272 "3C + LJ" (lost 8/10/43) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 10/11 August, 1943; bailed from his Bf 110 after suffering an engine fire on takeoff from Morialme airfield. He struck the tailfin, leg amputated in hospital. Remaining crew (bail safe): R/O Fw Heinz and Gnr Fw Anton Werzinski. One known victory, a Whitley V of RAF No. 10 (OTU) at Breedenbroek (Gelderland), 39 km ESE of Arnhem the night of 1-2 June, 1942. The entire British crew were KIA. A Halifax 14 km northeast of Laon-Missy on 17 April, 1943. A 3rd, a Wellington 17 km NNW of Maur on 14 July, 1943. A 4th, a Halifax at Naunheim on 20 December, 1943. A 5th, same night, another Halifax 20 km W of Koblenz. Magnus Report. Deceased 1999.
1474 Hafer, LudwigOblt12/24/191422/JG-26 (8/40), Adj I/JG-26 (8/40 Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4806 (lost 8/31/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 August, 1940 in aerial combat by a Spitfire of RAF No. 603 Sq., piloted by F/O Carbury near Dungeness. He was returning from a raid on British airfields at Biggin Hill, Hornchurch and Croydon. He bailed, but his body was found a few days later at Ingrebourne Creek, Bridge Road, Rainham, Essex; buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Gr 368 (M.Croft). Regenauer was Hafers wingman. His first victory, a Spitfire S of Gravesend on 16 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane W of Folkestone on 25 August, 1940.
Cannock Chase
1475 Haferkorn, GottfriedUffz22/JG-26Bf 109E-1 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 August, 1940 when he collided with another AC during aerial combat W of Boulogne. It is uncertain if he collided with a Morane 406 or another Bf 109. His one victory, a a Morane 406 at the Channel Narrows on 12 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Battle SW of Boulogne on 23 August, 1940, the day he was killed.
1476 Haffa, WalterLt3(F)/31Do 17P-1 Werk # unk "5D + JL" (lost 8/27/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 27 August, 1940: sd by Hurricanes of No.238 Sq., piloted by S/L Minden Blake and P/O Brian Considine, during a reconnaissance mission over Plymouth. The ac crashed at Hurdwick Farm, Tavistock, Devon. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Gustav Klauschenke, Obs and Gefr Johannes Schlegel, R/O (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Hoffa & Haffan
1477 Häffner, HansOblt4/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140736 "L1 + IM" (lost 8/1/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 1 August, 1942, location and cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List)
1478 Hafner,Uffz12(F)/22 (8/43 S.U.)Fw 189A EK 2
Observer Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 40 km N of Tazinskaya on 14 August, 1943.
1479 Hafner, Anton 'Toni'Oblt6/2/1918Erbach bei Ulm204 Stfkpt 6/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.), 4/JG-51 (11/42 Tunisia), Stfkpt 8/JG-51 (5/44), Stfkpt 10/JG-51 (6/44) Bf 109E-4/B Werk # 3766 (80% dam 3/29/41), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13985 (1/43), Bf 109G-2 "White 5" in Tunisia 12/42, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165350 "Black 1 + I" in 8/JG-51, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 442013 "Black 1" (lost 10/17/44)
RK(8/23/42)
EL(4/11/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/1/42)
EP(4/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Badge
Ftr Oper.Clasp w/Pend
2 Bombers. KIA 17 October, 1944 in his "Black 1" after downing his 204th victory. He collided with a tree while pursuing a Russian Yak-7 fighter. Top scoring Ace of JG-51. 795 combat missions, including 175 close support missions. Crash landed at Mardyck on 29 March, 1941 in Wk# 3766, no cause given. Suffered severe facial wounds 5 July, 1941 combating an I-16. He was able to land without accident, with a doctor and ambulance waiting for him. On 5 July, 1942, he scored seven victories throughout the day; a MiG-1, three Yak-1s and three Il-2s. On 2 January, 1943, he was shot down in Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13985, by F/O Robt Oxspring of RAF No 72 Sq.. He broke his hand bailing, and was out of action for six months. Known to fly the Fw 190A in August, 1943. One of many Soviet multiple victories, two Il-2s (m.H.) on 29 August, 1943. A Pe-2 and two LaGG-5s ESE of Yelsk on 3 October, 1943. Two Boston IIIs, two Yak-7s and a LaGG-3 near Loyev on 28 October, 1943. Two La-5s on 7 February, 1944. One of many multiples, three Yak-7s, three Il-2s, and a Pe-2 on 22 February, 1944. 20 victories in the West. Added: Hafner and Franz Gapp were schoolmates from Erbach (Fritz Braun).
1480 Häfner, LudwigLt2/17/1921Ingolstadt Donau526/JG-3, Stfkpt 3/JG-3 (11/43 S.U.)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-1 Werk # 5728 (dam 6/26/41; brake failure), Fw 190A-4, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13631 "Yellow 6" (lost 11/10/42)
RK(12/21/42 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/5/42)
EP(9/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 November, 1942 while undertaking a low level attack on a Russian airfield at Kolobowka, 50 miles east of Stalingrad. His G-2 was hit by AA fire. All victories in the East. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 2 km SE of Wagislaska on 20 May, 1942. Another, a MiG-1 on 29 May, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 July, 1942. An R-5 on 2 July, 1942. A Yak-1 on 6 July, 1942. Four LaGG-3s in the Demschtuhliak/Losow areas on 9 July, 1942. A Pe-2 and an R-5 on 13 July, 1942. A Yak-1 and a MiG-1 on 25 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 29 July, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 30 July, 1942. A LaGG-1 and two Il-2s on 31 July, 1942. A Pe-2 at Stalingrad on 6 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 7 August, 1942. A MiG-1 on 20 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 29 September, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 9 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 14 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 30 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 November, 1942. A MiG-1 on 2 November, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 52 victories. Photo. Alternate spelling: Hafner.
1481 Hagedorn, August WilhelmLt19/JG-301Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a B-17 at Magdeburg on 2 March, 1945.
1482 Hagedorn, FranzFw373/JG-53 (10/40; 6/41 Germany; 7/42 S.U.)Bf 109E-4/B (10/40), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5448 (lost 6/14/41), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13655 "White 5" (lost 9/10/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/23/42 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(6/14/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 September, 1942; aerial combat with an Il-2 in the vicinity of Stalingrad. Injured in a takeoff accident in his F-2 at Suhl on 14 June, 1941, cause unknown (Prien). One known victory, his 4th, a Soviet Il-2 on 1 July, 1942. His 5th, a Pe-2 15 km SE of Voronezh on 5 July, 1942. His 6th, a LaGG-3 on 6 July, 1942. An SB-2 on 24 July, 1941. An I-153 on 26 July, 1941 (Prien). A 7th, an Il-2 on 27 July, 1942. His 8th, an unnamed Soviet AC on 28 July, 1942. His 9th, an R-5 on 29 July, 1942. A 10th, an Il-2 on 2 August, 1942. A MiG-3 and an Il-2 on 5 August, 1942. Another MiG-3 on 6 August, 1942. His 14th, an unnamed Soviet AC on 8 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 10 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a MiG-3 on 12 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 13 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 20 August, 1942. An I-180 on 21 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 6 September, 1942. Two Il-2s on 7 September, 1942. A Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 9 September, 1942.
1483 Hagel,Uffz8/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-1 Werk # 2409 "J9 + MK" (lost 8/18/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 18 August, 1942 at Nowesty due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
1484 Hagemann, WilhelmFw2/KG-77Ju 88A-4 Werk # 144122 (lost 8/27/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/3/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. KIC with unnamed crew 28 August, 1942; flew into the ground near Poix (Ju 88 Loss List).
1485 Hagen, HansUffzIII/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-1 Werk # 2311 (80% dam 8/23/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 23 August, 1942 at Orel, where he crashed as a result of a servicing fault. Ju 87 Loss List
1486 Hagen, Wilhelm 'Willi'StbsFw 2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (7/40; redesig as 3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-906), 1/Kü.Fl.Gr.-606 (10/40), 3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-906 (9/41), 1/Kü.Fl.Gr.-606 (4/42 Med) Do 18G Werk # 0878 dam 7/23/40), Do 17Z-5 Werk # 2787 "7T + HH" (45% dam 10/11/40), Do 18G-1 Werk # 0890 "8L + CL" (lost 6/13/41), Do 18G Werk # 0898 "8L +HL" (9/3/41), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1526 "7T + BH" (lost 4/19/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/30/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(7/23/40)
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 19 April, 1942 with unnamed crew over Malta, probably due to flak (Ju 88 Loss List). MIA 3 September, 1941; sd by enemy gunfire at Eismeer. Remaining crew ( two MIA): Oblt Rudolf Müller, Obs; Ofw Herbert Bode, R/O and Uffz Wilhelm Schmager, Mech (KIA; no known grave). MIA 13 June, 1941 during an operation over the Norwegian Sea, sd by a Hudson of No.220 Sq., piloted by Sgt Hall, off Bergen, three rescued, unhurt. Remaining crew: Lt Helmut Ohlendorf, Observer, (KIA, remembered at either Möltendorf U-Boat or Laboe Naval Memorials); Uffz Fritz Augustin, R/O and Ofw August Conizianer, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Added: 7/23/40 Incident; Hagen WIA during a transfer flight SW of Caen, circumstance unknown. Rem crew: Lt.z.S. Siegfried Sott, Obs (KIA); Uffz Osmar Kreutzmann, R/O (WIA) and Uffz Raimund Hellmer, Flt Engr (WIA). Sott buried at La Cambe (Fr), Blk 11, Gr 400. Added 10/11/40 incident: Hagen and Obs Lt.z.S. Heine unhurt after being attacked by Spitfires of No.611 Sq., the ac returning to Brest, 45% damaged. Two crew, Uffz Heinz Johannsen (geb 10/1/1914 Gettorf KIA) and Fw Hans Starf (or Staas) (POW), bailed over England. Johannsen buried CC, 7/8/191. Career Summaries suggests Heine MIA. Added: 4/19/42 incident; Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Heinz Ücker, Obs; Ofw Ludwig Bachmann, R/O and Ofw Ernst Althammer, Gnr.. (D.Drury).
1487 Hagenah, WalterLt10/5/1919Bremen172/JG-3 (3/42, 6/42 S.U.), 10/JG-3 (12/43), Stfkpt in IV(Sturm)/JG-3 (5/44 Saltzwedel), III/JG-7 (3/45)Bf 109F-4 "Yellow 11 in 3/JG-3, Bf 109F-4 "Yellow 4" lost in 2/JG-3, Bf 109G-6 (lost 5/12/44), Fw 190A-8 in 10/JG-3, Me 262 in III/JG-7
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold1/1/45)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
He was involved in a TO accident 22 April, 1942, in his F-4 at Vienna-Aspern prior to his departure to the S.U.. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 12 August, 1942. An I-180 on 28 August, 1942. A Pe-2 on 31 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 September, 1942, as an Ogefr. An Il-2 on 14 October, 1942. One known western victory, his 7th, a B-24 80 km south of Innsbruck, 19 December, 1943. One victim, a B-17, crashed in the area near Camberg. His 10th, a B-17 on 18 April, 1944, no location. His given name may be spelled "Walther". Shot down three times during the war; Flak over Stalingrad, a Spitfire over Sicily and in flames on 12 May, 1944, by a P-51. His 12th victory, a B-24 (HSS) in the Oschersleben area on 7 July, 1944. His 13th, a B-17 30 km SE of Memmingen on 18 July, 1944. His 14th, a B-17 20 km W of Leipzig on 20 July, 1944. His 15th, a B-17 NW of the Plattensee on 30 July, 1944. His 16th, a B-24 at Ehrwald/Zügspitz on 3 August, 1944. His 17th, a P-51 with the R4M rocket, on 10 April, 1945. While serving in IV(Sturm)/JG-3, he flew the rocket carrying Fw 190A-8/R8. 17 victories in 140 combat missions. 9 bombers.
1488 Hager, RobertFw4 Erg/JG-26, 8/JG-26 (12/41), Stab/JG-2 (4/43), 4/JG-26 (10/43), 1/JG-26 (8/44) Bf 109F-4, Fw 190A-3, Fw 190A-4 Wk# 7102 "Black 4" (30% dam 1/20/43), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 172674 "Grn 3"
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 August, 1944 in "<< + Green 3" in aerial combat with two P-51s of the 363rd FG, 9th AF NE of Le Mans. WIA 20 January, 1943 when he crashed during a force landing at Marck-Calais airfield due to low fuel. One known victory, a B-17 # 42-39795, "Womans Home Companion" of the 303BG, 360BS, at Philippeville, S of Florennes, on 30 December, 1943, flown by Lt William C. Osborn. It crashed south of Florennes France. Three of the crew were KIA. This was Hagers first victory. A victory on 20 October, 1943, a Spitfire at Dixmuide must have been "unconfirmed". A 2nd, a Spitfire east of Rouenby Blainville on 4 April, 1943. This may have been "unconfirmed. His 2nd "confirmed" victory, a B-17 42-31544 of 305BS, E of Courtrai on 24 March, 1944.
1489 Hager, ViktorUffz4Erg/JG-26, 7/JG-26 (10/41)Bf 109E & F, Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7043 "White 2" (lost 10/9/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 October, 1942 by B-17 return fire in his A-4 at Chemin de Mesnine, in the Lille area. He was badly wounded and could not open his chute, and fell to his death. He was the wingman of Hptm Klaus Mietusch. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire on 29 June, 1942. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 27 August, 1942 15 km northwest of Cape Gris Nez. His 3rd, a Spitfire 15 km northwest of Cape Gris Nez on 27 August, 1942. His 4th, a Spitfire on 2 October, 1942.
1490 Hahn, AlfredLt.1/19/191814(EIS)/KG-55He 111H-16 (lost 8/29/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 29 August, 1944; crashed into Riga Bay from a height of 20 meters due to his port engine failing while on a maintenance test flight. Also killed was hos Obs, Fw Viktor König, See Koning for greater detail. König & Hahn buried in the military cemetery in Riga.
1491 Hahn, Franz "Gockl"Hptm10/8/1915172/JG-331, 2/JG-77 (8/40), 11/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), Kdr I/JG-4 (10/43 Italy)Bf 109E, F & G
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/3/44 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 January, 1944; shot down during aerial combat with a Spitfire at Littorio, was able to bail but unable to open his chute. His first victory, during the Battle of Britain, a Hurricane on 31 August, 1940. A 2nd Hurricane on 14 September, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Spitfire over England on 15 September, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane over England on 27 September, 1940. His 5th (referred to as No.6 by OKL), a Hurricane S of Tunbridge Wells on 17 October, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire on 8 November, 1940, no location. His 1st Soviet victory, three I-15s on 22 June, 1941. Three DB-3s on 24 June, 1941. Another DB-3 on 26 June, 1941. An I-15 Rata on 27 August, 1941. An Observation Balloon on 3 September, 1941. An R-3 on 9 September, 1941.
1492 Hahn, HansUffz23/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/19/44 near Wieden, Ludwigshafen?, Schwarzwald)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 August, 1944 during aerial combat at Ludwigshafen/Schwarzwald (JG-300 Loss List). WIA 19 July, 1944 during aerial combat at Wieden, and after downing a P-51; he bailed safely (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-17 SSE of Strasbourg on 13 July, 1944. A 2nd, a P-51 at Staffelsee on 18 July, 1944, after which, he lost his first G-6. A second G-6 lost 15 August, 1944 nea rLudwig/Frienheim.
1493 Hahn, Hans 'Assi'Maj4/14/1914Gotha108Bomber Pilot (1/40), Stfkpt 4/JG-2 (5/40), Kdr III/JG-2 (11/41), Kdr II/JG-54 (12/42 S.U.)Bf 109E "White 12", Bf 109E-4 (White 14" (8/40), Bf 109F-1 Werk # 5741 "<< + I" in III/JG-2, Fw 190A-2 Werk# 223 "<< + I" & Bf 109F-4 w III/JG-2, Bf 109G-2/R6 Werk# 13949 "White << + -" (lost 2/21/43)
RK(9/24/40)
EL(8/14/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
POW 21 February, 1943, when he was shot down in Werk# 13949 southeast of Salutsche when in command of II/JG-54 (according to Russian sources by Soviet ace Lt. P Grazhdanikov). Member of Rotte Stotz. Plus 36 Unconfirmed. 4 Bombers. 560 missions, 68 victories in the West, 4 four engine bombers. In 4/JG-2, he flew Bf 109E-1, "White 1". In III/JG-2, he flew a Bf 109F-2, Werk# 5749. His 1st victory, a Hurricane at Gembloux, 14 May, 1940. Nos 2 & 3, a Hurricane and a Morane 406 at Tournai on 19 May, 1940. His 4th, a Curtis ENE of Paris on 3 June, 1940. A 5th, a Hawk-75 at Roye on 6 June, 1940. Nos.7, 8 & 9, all Spitfires over Dover on 31 August, 1940. His 10th a Spitfire at Ashford on 4 September, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 and three Il-2s on 4 December, 1942. An La-5 and an Il-2 on 12 December, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 29 December, 1942. Four LaGG-3s and an Il-2 on 30 December, 1942. Four LaGG-3s and three LaGG-5s on 14 January, 1943. Three LaGG-5s on 23 January, 1943. Hahn had a pet bear "Wumm", with whom he boxed! Another nickname, "Vadder". sometimes associated with Hans von Hahn, perhaps mistakenly. A Russian POW for 7 years in Siberia. Deceased 18 December, 1982 in Munich.
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1494 Hahn, HeinzOfw4/KG-27He 111H-8 Werk # 3974 "1G + ZM" (lost 5/22/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 22 May, 1941; his low flying ac clipped the coastal cliffs in poor visibility and thn crashed at Chideock Farm, Chaldon Herring, Dorset. Remaining crew: Oblt Friedrich Wilhelm Bartels, Obs (POW); Ofw Heinrich Grimmel, R/O (POW); Hans Funk, Mech (KIC) and Gefr Konrad Köhler, Gnr (KIC). The two deceased are buried in Wareham Cem, Sec.B, Row O, Gr 40 & 41 respectively. Ofw Grimmel died in captivity 15 August, 1941, and is buried at CC, Plot 3, Row 2, Gr 46. Source: D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
1495 Hahn, SiegfriedHptm7/3/1917Lichtenstein8Stab II/ZG-76 (8/40), Stfkpt 9/NJG-3 (4/43)Bf 110C Werk # Unk (lost 8/15/40), Bf 110G-4 Werk # Unk "D5 + BT" (lost 1/3/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (8/15/40), Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 2/3 January, 1944 in a crash at Bachenbruck, near Stade, during an operational sortie due to engine failure. WIA 15 August, 1940; crashed at Cherbourg-West due to fighter damage. Victories may be as high as 10.
1496 Hahne, ErnstLt7/6/1914Essen2I/JG-2 (8/42), 4/JG-26 (3/43)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2098 (60% dam 8/23/42) in I Grp, Fw 190A-4 Werk # 653 "White 4" (lost 3/14/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 March, 1943 in "White 4" during aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 340 Sq. near Boulogne-St. Cecile. Buried Bourdon Fr., 32/10/374 (Rosseels). Injured in a crash 23 August, 1942 making an emergency landing near Octeville airfield due to engine failure. One known victory, his 2nd, a Spitfire by St. Cecile Plage on 14 March, 1943.
1497 Hahne, WolfgangUffz12Stab II/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 May, 1944 (Magnus). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 12 August, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 6 September, 1943. Nos. 3 & 4, a Yak-9 and a LaGG-5 N of Rshischtschew on 10 October, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 11 October, 1943. Nos. 6, 7 & 8, three Il-2s (m.H.) on 21 October, 1943. Nos. 9 & 10, a Yak-1 and a LaGG-5 on 22 October, 1943. An 11th, a LaGG-3 on 25 October, 1943. A 12th, a P-39 on 31 May, 1944.
1498 Hähnlein, GeorgLt3/21/1918403/JG-54 (11/43 S.U.)Fw 190A-8 (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 August, 1944 in his "A-8". No other detail known. His first known victory, two Il-2s W of Nevel on 10 November, 1943. A Yak-9 on 12 January, 1944. An Il-2 on 26 March, 1944. A Pe-2 on 28 March, 1944. An Il-2 on 2 April, 1944. An Il-2 on 13 May, 1944. A Yak-9 on 16 May, 1944. A Yak-9 and an Il-2 on 15 June, 1944. An Il-2 SW of Druya on 16 July, 1944. A Pe-2 on 21 July, 1944. An Il-2 at Daugavpils on 22 July, 1944. A Yak-9, same location on 23 July, 1944. An Il-2 on 28 July, 1944. Two Il-2s on 15 August, 1944. Two Il-2s on 25 August, 1944. Also spelled Haehnlein.
1499 Haiböck, JosefHptm2/28/1917Linz Donau, Austria779/JG-26, Stfkpt 1/JG-26 (8/42), 1/JG-52 (1/43) S.U.), "Hungarian" Staffel/JG-52, Kdr I/JG-3 (2/44)Bf 109E, Fw 190A "Wh 1" (JG-26), Fw 190A-3 (dam.), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 410377 "Blk 7"(lost 2/25/44)
RK(6/9/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 26 July, 1942 in his A-3 in aerial combat with a Spitfire N of Calais, but was able to return to base. WIA 2nd time, 25 February, 1944; aerial combat with a P-47 near Karlsruhe (D-76131). He was able to make an emergency landing and was strafed on the ground (Rosseels). 604 combat missions, 60 victories in the East. 15 victories in JG-26. His first victory, a Spitfire west of Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Dunkirk on 31 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane northwest of Beauvais, 8 June, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane W of Folkestone on 15 August, 1940. His 5th, a Defiant E of Canterbury on 28 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Rochester on 3 September, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-7 and an Il-2 on 29 January, 1943. Two Il-2s on 28 February, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 19 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 17 April, 1943. A P-39 on 26 April, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 27 April, 1943. A Pe-2, an Il-2 and an Il-4 on 5 July, 1943. An Il-7 on 22 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 and two Il-2s (m.H.) on 7 August, 1943. A P-39 and a Yak-1 on 20 August, 1943. A P-39 NE of Losozatka on 6 January, 1944. On 25 February, 1944, he belly landed his G-6 after he was seriously wounded in a low level attack, and was to remain in the hospital until January, 1945. A former Austrian pilot. Two other spellings: Hailbock & Haiboeck. Deceased 7/3/2002.
1500 Haisch, PhilippOfwI/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0125 "F8 + BB" (lost 8/14/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 14 August, 1942; shot down while flying Co-pilot with Ofw Fritz Kühn, 15 km west of Reykjavik. See Ofw Fritz Kühn for further detail. SIG Norway & D.Drury.

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Wer vor der Vergangenheit die Augen verschließt, wird blind für die Gegenwart. Richard von Weizsäcker

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