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601 Gross, RobertFw2(F)/Ob. d. L. (Le Bourget)Do 215B Werk # 0083 (dam 3/10/41)EK 1 & 2, Observer Operational ClaspOn 10 March, 1941, his Dornier collided with an He 111 of Wekusta 5 while taking off from Le Bourget, crew dispositions unknown (LOCS). Added: Known Remaining crew: Oblt Martin Baumgartner, Obs and Fw Karl Böhm, Flt Engr (D.Drury).
602 Grosser, Karl H.Uffz311/NJG-1Bf 110 Werk # 5478 (lost 4/12/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
His 110 crashed in the Engerwormer marshes at Wormerveer Holland on 12 April, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown, an Ogefr at the time (DeSwart). One known victory, a Lancaster on 28 May, 1944, location not listed. A 2nd & 3rd, both "4 mots" in the Metz area on 29 July, 1944.
603 Grossler, Kurt Karl?Uffz2/JG-26Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410248 "Black 6" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 24 July, 1943 when, during an evening recon mission along the English coastline, he allowed his wingtip to touch the water, and crashed to his death off Ipswich.
604 Grote, KarlUffz11/JG-27 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412206 (lost 7/9/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 July, 1944 in northern France, cause unknown.
605 Grotefeld, GerhardUffz1/Ku.Fl.Gr. 506He 115B-1 Werk # 1889 "S4 + AH" (lost 10/26/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 26 October, 1940 when his ac was sd, into the sea, off the east coast of England by a Hampden of No.61 Sq., piloted by P/O Louis P.Massey (DFC). The remaining crew made it to shore in a dinghy at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, after drifting about 22 hours. Remaining crew (POW): Oblt z.S. Karl Heinz Kemper, Obs and Ogefr Kurt Forster, R/O. The German ac continued to float until it was sunk by Luftwaffe gunfire (D.Drury). Alternate spellings: Grotefendt, Grotenfendt, Grothefend and Grothefendt.
606 Grothe, KarlUffz11/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332508 "Yellow 9 + I" (lost 12/18/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 18 December, 1944 during aerial combat in the Köln area, bailed safely.
607 Grube, KarlUffz23/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 172661 "Red 2" (lost 6/22/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680546 "Yellow 8" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4 July, 1944 during aerial combat near St Lo. No known grave. WIA 22 June, 1944 during aerial combat at Lonrai. One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 near Oebisfelde-Fleckingen on 11 April, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 at Magdeburg on 28 May, 1944. This may be the Uffz Grube later in JG-11.
608 Gruber, LorenzUffz7/28/19228/KG-3He 111H-16 Werk # 161771 "5K + BS" (lost 8/31/44)Bomber Operational ClaspHis He 111 crashed at Gilze Holland (Vossenberg) on 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).
609 Grummböck, KarlOgefr59/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13311 "Black <" (lost 5/21/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 21 May, 1942 after aerial combat southeast of Isjum. His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 24 February, 1942. A 2nd & 3rd, both I-61s on 11 May, 1942. A 4th, an I-61 on 13 May, 1942. A 5th, an Il-2 on 14 May, 1942.
610 Grundhöfer, KarlUffz12/JG-5Bf 109G-2 Werk# 14633 "Yellow 11" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 19 March, 1943; Into the Trondheimsfjorden, southwest of the Lade Norway airfield, Map Quadrant 16 East/0447. Per researcher A. Brekken, probably KIA. The ship Bussard searched for the pilot and only found pieces of the AC. T he crashsite depth is 76 meters, the AC is still there...and probably holds the pilot.
611 Grunert, Karl HeinzLt2/4/192125/NJG-6 (1/44), 6/NJG-6 (5/44)Bf 110G-4 Werk # Unk (dam 3/10/44), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 170132 (lost 5/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 S of Seemoos on 29 January, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" S of Aachen on 25 May, 1944 (OKL). Added: In addition to ac detail, Lt Grunert managed to escape injuries by bailing safely after his ac was sd on 25 May, 1944, by a Mosquito of No.239 Sq.. The ac crashed into a gravel pit in front of Bonn-Hangelar airfield. Remaining crew: Uffz Wolfgang Baltzer (geb 4/12/1922, KIA) and Gefr Leo Hirt (geb 9/21/1924, DOW Hangelar Lazarett). Gefr Hirt is buried in the Cemetery of Honor, Furtwangen. No known grave for Uffz Baltzer (Ancestry German KIA 1939-1945 & "Point Blank, Vol 5" via Manfred Weichert). Added: In an earlier incident, Lt Grunert was uninjured the night of 9/10 March, 1944, when he made a force landing at Echterdingen after colliding with another Bf 110 (LOCS).
612 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.
613 Gschwendtner, Karl-GeorgLt6/26/1918 Wollomos bei Aichach, Oberbayern 3/StG-77, 7/SG-77 (9/43 S.U.), 1/SG-103Ju 87D-5 Werk # 110820 (dam 9/5/43), Fw 190 in 1/SG-103

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Oper.Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 5 May, 1945 (amended from 5 April, 1945 by LOCS) on a mission in the Prague area, shot down by an La-7, no known grave. WIA with his R/O, Ofw Leonhard Burr (also a pilot), 5 September, 1943, by flak. Shot down twice, wounded once during a bail out. Approx. 800 missions. Alternate spelling: Geschwendtner. NOTE: The April KIA date may be correct since SG-103 was disbanded on 16 April, 1945 (D.Drury).
614 Guder, GerhardUffz4/12/19202/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260361 "Z6 + GK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 April, 1944; failed to return from a mission, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Hans Schmid, geb 2/3/1921, Obs; Ogefr Johann Küfner, geb 11/12/1919, T.Obs; Uffz Paul Eichler, geb 8/16/1920, R/O and Uffz Karl Schwaiger, geb 11/3/1920, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
615 Gühl, HermannLt151(J)/LG-2 (9/39), III/JG-26, 12/JG-26 (11/43), Stfkpt 11/JG-26 (4/44), Stfkpt 2/JG-26 (5/45)Bf 109D in LG-2, Fw 190A, Bf 109G-6 in 44, Bf 109G-14, Bf 109K-4, Fw 190D-9 in 45EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
A former test pilot, and one of the most experienced enlisted pilots, he and Ofw Karl Laub were referred to as "old hares". His first victory was a Polish P-24 in the Poczalkowo area, 4 September, 1939. A 2nd, a Spitfire on 15 September, 1940 over Britain. Another, a B-17 at Breketfeld, E of Wuppertal, on 30 November, 1943. His 10th, a P-47 on 13 April, 1944, near Sensweiler, while in 11/JG-26. His 15th, the probable destruction of a Spitfire, the 817th victory for I Gruppe, and its last of WWII on 1 May, 1945. Promoted to Lt. in May, 1945. Alternate spelling: Guhl.
616 Gumbrecht, RichardFw5/KG-4 (Fornebu)He 111P Werk # 1526 "5J + CN" (lost 4/26/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 26 April, 1940; hit and damaged by AA fire over Romsdalsfjord, the crippled bomber made a force landing in the snow on mountain Digervarden. The body of Uffz Willi Stock (geb 5/18/1913, discovered & buried at the crashsite in Spring 1945), was left inside the ac. Remaining crew (POW): Ofw Günther Hölscher and Uffz Karl Stolz. The three survivers walked down to Lordalen where they were captured by a Norwegian ski patrol. They spent the war in a Canadian POW Camp, released in December 1947 (Flyvrak Norway). (WIA),
617 Gunselmann, KarlFw1/28/1920Buttenheim111/NJG-6Bf 110F-4 Werk # Unk (lost 1/28/44) EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 28/29 January, 1944; crashed near Celle, cause not given. Source: T. Boiten.
618 Günther, HelmutUffz8/KG-2 (Schiphol, Holland)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5346 "U5 + AS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 28 February, 1942 after being shot down by ships fire over the sea near the Humber. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ofw Karl Erber, Observer, Uffz Christian Pollok, wireless operator and Uffz Wolfgang Voltz, mechanic.
619 Gutmann, KarlUffz2/28/1920Weinern-ZwettlFFS C17 Pütnitz, KGr.z.b.V.-20 (11/42 S.U.), Kgr.z.b.V.-23 (4/43), 3/TGr.-30 (5/43)He 111H Werk # Unk (dam 4/4/44), He 111H-20 Werk # 700719 "S3 + IL" (in TGr.-30) (lost 10/10/44)Wound Badge, Transport Operational ClaspInjured in a crash 10 October, 1944, due to a fuel shortage 14km W of Göttingen. Remaining crew: Uffz Hans Hoffmann, Obs (Inj); Uffz Fritz Bentz, Gnr; Fw Kowall & Uffz Zdarski parachuted safely. In an earlier crash in the Luftflotte IV area, he and his R/O, Uffz Karl Tegg, were uninjured, cause of the crash unknown. (LOCS & Document Lot found online, Janssen Militaria).
620 Guttenberger, KarlFlg6/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-4 Trop Werk # 16048 "Yellow 7 + -" or "Yellow 4" (lost 3/8/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA8 March, 1943 after aerial combat 40km north of Cape Bon.
621 Güttler, KarlUffzNSGr (Störkampf Nuisance Raider)Ar 66, Go 145, W.34EP (1943

EK 1 & 2
Ground Attack Operational Clasp
Source: EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
622 Györy, AugustOblt7/21/1919Klein Warasdorf, Austria24(F)/122 (41), 5/NJG-3 (10/44), Stffüh 4/NJG-3 (1/45)He 111 & Do 17 in 122, Bf 110 & Ju 88 in NJG, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621582 (lost 1/1/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/19/43)

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. 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.
623 Haack, Karl OttoUffz10/14/19219/JG-52 (S.U.) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 400016 "Yellow 12" (lost 10/13/43) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 13 October, 1943 after aerial combat at Nowo Saporoshje, Ukraine.
624 Haag, KarlUffz10/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680513 "Black 9 + I" (90% dam 3/23/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 23 March, 1945 at Klosterdorf, cause unknown.
625 Haarländer, KarlOfw8/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Trop Werk # 18388 "Black 15 + I" (lost 7/5/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 July, 1943 during aerial combat with heavy bombers at Gerbini.
626 Haas, KarlOfw3(Erg)/JGr-Süd (10/44 Strausberg), II/EJG-1 (Lftfl.10)Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk "Yellow 14" (10/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 461340 (dam 2/8/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 8 February, 1945 by flak north of Frankfurt/Oder.
627 Haase, KarlOgefr2/KG-54He 111 "B3 + NK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 12 May, 1940 during the French Campaign, crashing in Belgium. Source: A. Rosseels.
628 Habeball, KarlOblt13/NJG-6Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Halifax 13 km NNE of Minden on 27 September, 1943.
629 Haberlah, KarlLt4/SKG-210Bf 110D-3 Werk # 4353 "S9 + FM" (lost 7/15/41)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 15 July, 1941 at Schatanowska Russio, cause not reported. His unnamed gunner also MIA. Bf 110 Loss List
630 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.
631 Häberle, OttoUffz5/22/1913SchmidenStab I/KGr.z.b.V-1 (Werl) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His Ju 52 reported lost at Leiden Holland on 10 May, 1940, cause and pilot/crew (Hätzel & Thomas) unknown (DeSwart). Added: The target this date was Moerdijk. The Ju 52 was sd by a Fokker "T-V", and crashed at Maaldrift (Wassenaar). Pilot, Häberle, KIA and buried at Ysselsteyn CN-4-100. Remaining crew (KIA, bur Ysselsteyn): Fw Paul Hätzel (geb 8/10/1912, bur CN-5-101), Pos Unk; Uffz Karl Ramus (geb5/21/1912, bur TBB-1-10), Pos Unk and Gefr Josef Simon (geb 11/10/1919, bur BH-2-48), Pos Unk (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
632 Habermann, Karl ErnstFhjUffz6/27/192510/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk# 171707 (lost 11/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 19 November, 1944; Unknown reason, west of Cologne. Buried Bedburg - Erft.
633 Habermann, RobertUffz3/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4155 "4D + KL" (lost 10/6/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 6 October, 1941; failed to return from a mission near Warlamowo, no further detail. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Hans Kratz, Observer; Gefr Karl Wetzelberger, R/O and Ogefr Johann Zimmerhackl, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
634 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.
635 Hackel, WaldemarOblt1/3/1915Breslau2/KG-40 (Sola) Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0140 "F8 + AK" (lost 12/27/42) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 27 December, 1942; failed to return to Sola from a mission crashing at Kvitanosi mountain in Stolsheimen Hordaland, Map Quadrant 06 East/50493. Remaining crew: Uffz Adolf Liebacher, Co-pilot (KIA); Fw Erwin Kopp, R/O (KIA); Uffz Walter Schwartz, 2nd R/O (MIA); Fw Fritz Albrecht, Mech (WIA) and Gefr Karl Pech, Gunner (KIA). Source: SIG Norway. The Fw Losses book published in 1988, established the loss date as December 11, 1942.
636 Hadeball, KarlHptm38/NJG-4 (12/42), 3/NJG-6 (4/44), 3/NJGr-10 (7/44)Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Halifax at Laumersheim on 3 December, 1942. A Lancaster 5 km S of Radio Beacon "Christa" on 28 April, 1944. A Lancaster at Scheldmündung on 21 July, 1944.
637 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.
638 Haf, KarlGefr9/StG-3 (Malta)Ju 87D-1 Werk # 2063 "S7 + JP" (lost 5/3/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 3 May, 1942 when he was shot down by P/O Slade of No. 603 Sq.. His unnamed R/O was taken prisoner. Ju 87 Loss List
639 Haff, KarlGefr7/16/1920Pöcking9/StG-3 (Malta)Ju 87 (lost 5/3/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 3 May, 1943 attempting a crash landing, cause not reported. Buried at St Michele Cem., Cagliari, Sardinia (German Losses Over Malta).
640 Hagedorn, KarlOgefr1 4/JG-76 (9/44), 16/JG-300 (10/44) Bf 109G-14 Werk # Unk (lost 10/16/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire at Emmerich on 27 September, 1944. Added: He was reported sd 16 October, 1944 by a P-51 of 31FG, crashing south of the village of Polanka, CZ. Ogefr Hagedorn bailed from his burning plane south of Pilsen, and landed near Resanice with burns and broke his leg during the landing. He never recovered quickly enough to return to active service (F.Braun).
641 Hagel, KarlUffzI/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 739204 "Black 8" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 29 December, 1944 after aerial combat with an Il-2 over Map Quadrant 27347.
642 Hagemann, KarlGefr1/11/1925Scharnhorst, Krs Lübbecke26/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682319 "Black 13" (lost 12/19/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down in "Black 13" with severe wounds on 19 December, 1944 by Lorsch in Wisperthal. Despite his wounds, he managed to bail safely (Jager Blatt 1/2005 & Eric Bakker). His two known victories, both P-47s on 19 December, 1944, no location given (Perry Claims).
643 Hagen, EgidiusOfw11/22/1917Muthmannsreuh3(F)/122 (3/44 Soesterberg)Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260347 (lost 6/17/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew 17 June, 1944 when their ac wass sd by a Mosquito of No.85 Sq., piloted by F/O Philip S.Kendall near the Soesterberg airfield, Netherlands. Remaining crew (KIA, bur Yssel, Blk BG, Row 4): Oblt Heinrich Müller, Obs (Gr 83); Fw Karl Greim, R/O (Gr 86); Gefr Rudolf Heilemann, Radar Detect, (Gr 87) and Ofw Willy Starke, Flt Engr (Gr 85). Ofw Hagen buried in Gr 84 (D.Drury).
644 Hager, KarlFw7/20/1919Stadl Paura, AustriaStG-1, 4/StG-2, 4/SG-151Ju 87 (lost 2/4/44)
RK(2/29/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/7/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pend
KIFA 4 February, 1944 as a Flight Instructor when his AC crashed with another student during a wingman exercise. He crashed 12 km southeast of Pancevo, about 1 km west of the road to Tulovo Yugoslavia. The student managed to make an emergency landing. 600 to 750 missions.
645 Hahn, KarlHptm69/NJG-3Bf 110, Ju 88EP

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Halifax at Saarlhausen on 4 April, 1943. A 2nd, a Halifax at Helleweg by Rotenburg on 22 September, 1943. A 3rd, a "4 mot" 15 km NW of Braunschweig on 27 September, 1943. A 4th, a Halifax at Langenhagen, by Hannover, on 9 October, 1943. A 5th, a Lancaster in the Randel area on 18 October, 1943. A 6th, a Lancaster N of Brandenburg on 23 November, 1943. Jager Blatt 6/2003.
646 Hahn, KarlFw5/JG-1 Fw 190A-8 Werk # 352518 "White 8" (lost 1/1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 1 January, 1945 after being shot down at Sint Denijs- Westrem by a Spitfire over Ghent (Huub Nijs 1/2021). It is believed he was the second victim of Flt.Sgt. Josef Stanowski of No. 308 Squadron. He had shot down the Kdr of I/JG-1, Lt. Hackbarth earlier the same day. If not Stanowski, it would have been F/O Chojnacki, also of 308 Sq., who was cahsed and killed seconds later.
647 Hähnle, KarlHptmIII/KG-4He 111H-16
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
648 Haindl, LudwigOfwInstructor, Flugzeug Führer Schule B 34 (FFS B-34)(Kastrup De.)Ju 88A-12 Werk # 2102 "GB + OO" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 19 October 1943 during a training exercise, when he crashed 50 meters off shore near Teglholmen Denmark, killing three and severely injuring Student R/O Uffz Karl Heinz Solterbeck. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Günter Eberhardt, R/O Instructor and Student Pilot Gefr Friedrich Fölster. All three of those killed were buried in the Bispebjerg Cemetery on 26 October, 1943, but transferred to Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery on 22 March, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
649 Haisch, KarlOfw1/6/1914Markgröningen94/NJG-3 (9/42 Schleswig)Do 217J-1 Werk # 1328 (85% damaged 9/42), Bf 110, Ju 88, Bf 108 (lost 3/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 March, 1943, crashing at Neumünster during a transit flight in the BF 108. WIA 3 September, 1942 when during an operation, he had to make an emergency landing near Vilslev, 7 km northwest of Ribe Denmark, due to engine failure. Remaining crew: Uffz Erwin Bormann, R/O and Ogefr Adam Gerhardt (geb 9/25/18), Mech. (KIA). During the landing, Gerhardt was thrown out of the AC, and was found under the wreckage when the AC was moved. He was buried in the Fovrfelt Cemetery, Grave 22, on 9 September, 1942, in Esbjerg (Source: Air War over Denmark). One known victory, a Stirling "LS-X" over the Sea west of Helgoland the night of 3/4 March, 1943. Jager Blatt 6/2003. Magnus, 10 victories.
650 Halfmann, Johann 'Hans'Fw11/4/1917137/JG-54 (7/42 S.U.) Bf 109 F-4, Bf 109G-2 "White 7", Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15621 "White 11" (45% dam Katwijk 7/27/43), Fw 190A-8, Fw 190A-5/R2 Werk# (150)585 "Blk 5"(lost) EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 23 January, 1944 in Werk# (150)585 at Ludwiglust. On 6 March, 1942 at the Siwerskaja S.U. airfield, Halfmanns Bf 109F-4 "White 7", did a "Kopfstand" (headstand) and was 30% damaged. He also flew another F-4, "White 2". On 27 July, 1943, he was wounded and his Bf 109G-6 sustained 45% damage at Vogelsang near Katwijk. Soviet Ace, Lt. Yegor Novikov, of the 191 Fighter Aviation Regt. fell victim to either Halfmann or Ostermann on 17 Sept., 1941, in an I-18. Another Soviet victory, an I-26 on 11 October, 1941. An I-16 Rata over Siverskaya airfield on 2 January, 1942. He was flying wingman for Karl Heinz Kempf. An I-18 on 16 February, 1942. An I-18 on 15 March, 1942. A Yak-1 on 25 May, 1942. A MiG-3 on 10 June, 1942. A MiG-3 on 12 June, 1942. A P-40 on 14 June, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 22 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 27 August, 1942. One known bomber victory, a B-17 on 19 May, 1943. Another, a Typhoon W of Haarlem on 27 July, 1943.

Fw. Johann Halfmann's Bf 109 G-6 W.Nr. 15 621 'Weisse 11, 7./JG 54 at Katwijk, Holland 27 July 1943.
651 Hamm, KarlUffz5/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10006 "Black 14 + -" (lost 6/30/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 30 June, 1942 during aerial combat at Nishne-Grairowronka.
652 Hamman, KurtHptmStffuh 3/STG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1059 "T6 + HL" (lost 4/1/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 1 April, 1943 when he collided with Ju 87 Wk# 1253, piloted by Fw Karl Simon (MIA w/crew), in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 98853. Ju 87 Loss List
653 Hammerl, KarlOfw8/15/1918Kienberg, Niederösterreich631/JG-52 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14540 "White 3" (lost 3/2/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/30/42)
Wound Badge

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 2 March, 1943 after force landing his G-2 behind Russian lines, 40 km ENE of Poltowa. He had been wounded in the encounter and reportedly died in the Russian POW Camp. One known western victory, his 1st victory, a Blenheim 70 km northwest of Borkum on 2 June, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Den Helder on 12 September, 1941. Most victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, a Hurricane 5 km E of Bolschoye on 29 June, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 11 August, 1942. An I-15 on 12 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 19 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 27 August, 1942. Two Pe-2s on 2 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 5 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 10 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 30 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 7 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 9 October, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 16 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 29 January, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 6 February, 1943. Two Il-2s on 28 February, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 63 victories.
654 Hammes, KarlMaj3/25/1896Zell a.d. Mosel4 (WW1)Stfkpt 1/ZG-1 (Poland)Bf 110
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 6 September, 1939, during aerial combat with a PZL P-11, piloted by Lt Wiktor Strzembosz, NW of Warsaw in the early days of the Polish Campaign. His R/O was Ofw Walter Steffen. Added: He served in WWI as fighter pilot in Jasta 35, recording four victories (Information and Photo: Archiv Jörg Mückler).
655 Händel, Karl HeinzLt5/22/1921Stab/StG-77 (S.U.) Bf 110D Werk # 4213 "S2 + MA" (lost 4/24/42) Destroyer Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew at Izjum, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine, cause unknown (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: His R/O-Gnr was Uffz Paul Langner, also MIA. Altho missing in the Ukraine, both are commemorated in the German War Cem at Sologubowka (D.Drury).
656 Hankammer, Karl HeinzOfw19241 14/JG-54 (8/44 S.U., 12/44 Reich Def) Most likely a Fw 190A-8 Werk # Unk (lost 9/1/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171064 "Blk 1" (lost 12/31/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA (briefly) 31 December, 1944 after being sd by Typhoons in the Münster vicinity (Joerg Fried 2/2021). His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 25 August, 1944 (OKL Claims List). Shot down with wounds 1 September, 1944 by a Yak 9 over Map Quadrant 13377, bailing safely. His Grave marker in Friedhof Waldems-Reichenbach, indicates he was deceased in 23 April, 1945 at Rangsdorf, near Berlin, cause of death unknown (Joerg Fried 1/2021)
657 Hanke, HelmutHptmStfkpt 6/KG-4He 111H-6 Werk # 4561 "5J + DP" (lost 2/10/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 10 February, 1942 when his ac was lost on an operation to Moszalsk, cause unknown. Remaining crew (dispo unk): Ofw Karl Burmester, Obs; Fw Fritz Körner, R/O and Ofw Otto Barthel, Flt Engr. No VDK burial matches (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Franke ("Forum-der-Wehrmacht").
658 Hannes, KarlOfw54/JG-2 (9/40), 5/JG-2 (8/41)Bf 109E & F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his first, a Spitfire at Ashford on 4 September, 1940. A 2nd, a Spitfire over England on 15 September, 1940. Nos.3 & 4, both Spitfires over England on 26 September, 1940. His 5th, a Hurricane at Le Touquet on 17 August, 1941.
659 Hans, KarlUffz3/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/21/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in an "off field" landing at Dornach on 21 July, 1944, no cause given. Source: JG-300 Loss List
660 Hans, KarlUffz1/31/1920BaabeUnkJu 88 Werk # Unk (lost 6/22/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 22 June, 1944 when his ac crashed into Forest Perseigne at St Paterne, no further detail. Also killed, Gefr Viktor Jank. Both are buried at Mont de Huisnes: Uffz Hans Vault 26, Gr146 and Gefr Jank Vault 29, Gr 136 (absa3945).
661 Hansel, KarlOfhr6/18/19209/JG-301 (Alteno) Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175920 "White 13" (lost 1/14/45 at Lohm) Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot killed, burial at Wittstock Soldatenfriedhof (1/14/45 JG-301 Loss List via R.Freitag).
662 Hansen, BernhardUffz6/KG-1He 111H-2 Werk # 5364 "V4 + RW" (lost 9/11/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 11 September, 1940 after his ac was attacked by four Spitfires of Nos.66 & 92 Sqds., and made a force landing at Broomhill, East Guldeford, Sussex, where the crew set it onfire. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Karl Markert, Obs; Uffz H.Wildehopf R/O (WIA); Uffz Johannes Krall, Flt Engr and Gefr Günther Wilhelm, Gnr (D.Drury).
663 Hansen, Hans PeterLt6/6/1923Stfkpt 9/JG-2 (Altenstadt 11/44)Fw 190A-9 Werk# 750157 "White 12" (lost 11/18/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 18 November, 1944; Aerial combat with a P-47 of 56FG, area of Hanau-Gelnhausen, crashing at Eidengesass. Buried Gelnhausen (Lost Aircraft Report). His entire name: Hans Peter Ernst Karl Hansen.
664 Happel, HelmutFw4/NJG-11 (2/45 Reich Def), 6/NJG-10 (4/45 Rechlin)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 412760 "Yellow 1" (lost 2/20/45) in 4 StaffelWound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
On 20 February, 1945, Happel used "Yellow 1" to make a flight from Werneuchen to Stendal and was injured after bailing from the AC south of Brandenburg due to engine trouble. The AC belonged to Oblt Mittendorfer, who one day earlier had a similar problem and made a force landing. His last flight of the war, a 50 minute flight with Karl Mittendorfer from Rechlin to Lübeck-Blankensee on 30 April, 1945, to surrender to the British. Jager Blatt1/2001 & Bf 109 Loss List.
665 Harbauer, Karl HeinzOfw1/24/1916Wunsiedel34/JG-2 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 2765 "White 1 + -" (lost 8/30/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 30 August, 1940; Failed to retrurn from a combat mission over southern England, crashing at Walderslade, Chatham, Kent and buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Gr 58 (M.Croft), cause unknown. One known victory, his first, a Hurricane "P-2618" from RAF No. 607 Sq., at Aische-en-Refail, Kreis Walloon, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane "P-2676" over Antwerp, 18 May, 1940. A Spitfire over Kent on 30 August, 1940.
Cannock Chase
666 Harder, Karl HeinzLt22/JG-26 (7/41)Bf 109F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire of RAF No. 266 Sq. south of Boukerque on 3 July, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire north of Calais/Mardyck on 11 July, 1941. His given name is also stated to be Karl Joachim.
667 Hark, Karl ManfredOfhrIII/JG-26 (joins 10/44), 10/JG-26Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600122 "Black 7" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 March, 1945 when he was shot down by his own flak E of Arnhem.
668 Harloff, Karl OttoFw56/JG-3 (5/43 S.U.), 4/JG-3 (7/43), 7/JG-3, 9/JG-3 (3/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13642 "Yellow 2 + I" (lost 3/16/43)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 March, 1944 (Magnus). His G-2 reported lost 16 March, 1943; believed to be the 9th victim of a female Soviet pilot, Jr Lt Lilya Litvyak of 296 IAP, known as the "White Rose of Stalingrad", sd at Tschugujew, pilot returned. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 NNW of Belojorowka on 21 May, 1943. A LaGG-5 2 km E of Malaya-Ivanovka on 21 July, 1943. One known western victory, a B-17 (HSS) NW of Sindelfingen on 6 September, 1943. His 3rd, a B-24 at Penz, near Steyr Austria on 23 February, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 SW of Magdeburg on 3 March, 1944. The OKL victory count may be off, or, one or more Soviet victories may have been unconfirmed.
669 Harlos, FriedrichFw8/JG-11 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18763 (lost 11/1/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in an emergency landing at Marx on 1 November, 1943 due to engine damage. He is alleged to have murdered Oblt Karl Goetze.
670 Harnack, ReinholdLt4/18/19229(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Banak)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140083 "1T + LT" (lost 9/14/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 14 September, 1942; shot down by ship fire at Svalbard. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Alfred Ullrich, Observer; Gefr Hermann Keil, R/O and Ogefr Karl Schmitt, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
671 Hartig, KarlUffzAufklar Schule-1Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0551 (lost 11/30/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 30 November, 1942 at Sumperk, CZ, believed caused by a technical failure. Remaining crew (KIC): Lt Werner Illgen, Obs; Uffz heinz Schutzel, R/O and Uffz Walter Kentopp, Gnr (F.Braun).
672 Hartmann, H.StabsFwII/NJG-101Bf 110 Werk # 3239 (lost)Night Fighter Operational ClaspMIA (date unknown) crashing in the Neusiedler See New Settler Lake. R/O-Gunner, Gefr Karl Schradl. Jager Blatt 2/2001.
673 Hartmann, Karl Carl "Wilhelm"Oblt185/JG-52, Adj II/JG-52 (1/42)Bf 109EEP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 January, 1942; found dead after a Soviet breakthrough at their airfield. An article in "Black Cross, Red Star, Vol 2, said he had been left behind, for which his Kdr, Hptm Woitke was courtmartialed and demoted. One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A south of Reims, 9 June, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire W of Dover on 14 February, 1941. Magnus.
674 Hartmann, Karl HeinzFw4/JG-26Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210126 "Blue 3" (lost 1/1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze POW 1 January, 1945. His first mission, Operation Bodenplatte. His assignment, the Brussels/Grimbergen airfield. For this 10 day wonder, his war was over after being hit by ground fire over the target. He bailed out and was immediately taken prisoner.
675 Haschke, HelmutGefr13/Fliegerzielgeschwader 1He 111H-6 Werk # 7133 "DG + RQ" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 14 June, 1944 when his AC was attacked by a Mosquito of RCAF No. 418 Sq., piloted by S/L Kipp DFC and Navigator F/O Huletsky DFC. The He 111 caught fire and dived into the Baltic Sea. Two were seen to bail, Haschke and R/O Fw Arthur Bernhard, both of whom were retrieved from the sea on 17 June, 1944, and buried in the Kobenhavn Cemetery. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Helmut Georg Konzak, Co-Pilot; Fw Walter Karl Richard Köhn, Mech. and Gefr Herbert Schnitzer, R/O. These three have no known graves. Source: Air War over Denmark.
676 Hase, Hans JoachimOblt3/KG-40Fw 200C-3/U4 Werk # 0086 "F8 + IH" (lost 12/19/41)Bomber Operational ClaspAC reported lost 19 December, 1941 west of Portugal, no further detail (Fw 200 Losses, 1988 Book, per H. Breuer). Added: the ac crashed into the Atlantic west of Portugal; sd by Grumann Martlets (Wildcats) of FAA 802 Sq. of the Royal Navy, flying off the HMS Audacity. The entire crew MIA. Remaining crew: Ofw Karl Gendner, Co-pilot; Uffz Wilhelm Müller, R/O 1; Uffz Robert Cordes, R/O 2; Ofw Karl Bock, Flt Engr and Gefr Raimund Steinke, Gnr (D.Drury).
677 Haselbach, HansOblt2/11/1910Berlin Wilmersdorf2/KG-27 (4/41), 14/KG-27 (12/42)He 111H-5 Werk # 3695 (dam 5/12/41), He 111H-5 Werk # 4017 "1G + GK" (dam 9/17/41), He 111H-6 Werk # 7470 (dam 3/23/43), He 111H-16 Werk # 161525 "1G + HY" (lost 12/30/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 30 December, 1943; failed to return from a mission in the Putrovska-Fastov area due to AA fire. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Karl Georg Schenzel, Obs; Fw Frank Uteseny, R/O and Fw Otto Kalmbach, Gnr.. Wk# 4017 damaged during a 2nd crash landing at Balta-Pereleti, injuring Hasselbach. Wk# 3695 crashed at Tours in juring Uffz Otto Kalmbach, Gnr..400+ combat missions. (DK-G Awards List & Kaiser RK book).
678 Hasler, JohannUffz9/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2065 "4D + CT" (lost 6/9/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 9 June, 1942; failed to return from a mission at Murmansk, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Gerhard Hirschlach, Observer; Uffz Hans Decker, R/O and Uffz Karl Thanner, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. This Werk # shows up in IV/KG-30 later in November 1943 as "4D + IX" (lost). Possibly a Werk # error.
679 Hasslach, KarlLtFernaufklärungskette LapplandDo 17P "1R + RB" (damaged during force landing in Sweden)Observer Operational ClaspForce landing on 13 July, 1941 at Myckleby Sweden after running low on fuel on a flight from Oslo to Rovaniemi. Remaining crew: Ofw Kuns and Gefr Baumgarten. The AC and crew left Sweden by ship 20 July, 1941 after dismanteling the AC. Source: B.Widfeldt
680 Hässler, Karl HeinzUffz5/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175217 "White 15" (lost 12/5/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 December, 1944; enemy action with P-51s 2 km west of Loppin. No known grave. Source: J. Geensen.
681 Hassmann, Karl11/25/1913UnknownJu 86D-1 (lost 11/11/38)Pilot BadgeKIC 11 November, 1938; crashed at Ulrichstein due to weather while on a delivery flight. His R/O Alwin Oelmann was also killed.
682 Hattwig, Karl HeinrichLt5/20/19175/KG-3Do 17Z Werk # 2891 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 10 October, 1940; crashed his Dornier near Berchem, buried Lommel, Block 49/405. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
683 Hauburg, JohannesFw6/21/1914Danzig-Langfuhr1(F)/123Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6213 (?) "4U + KN" (lost 5/7/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew while patrolling off Wales, the night of 6/7/May, 1941. They are possibly s/d by F/Lt Heywood from 79 Sqn who had been patrolling off Wales. Added: Remaining crew (all MIA at sea except Knappe): Ofw Leo Knoch, a pilot acting as Obs, geb 6/12/1913, Büchenau; Fw Georg Knappe, R/O, KIA, buried CC/4/9/122 and Uffz Karl Hofmann, Flt Engr. A more likely crash location would be off the coast of England (D.Drury). NOTE: Although somewhat uncertain, this Leo Knoch may be the L. Knoch interned earlier in Switzerland. Also, Werk # 6213 is attributed to Hptm Ziehlberg of KG-76!
684 Hauer,Uffz13/JG-77 (7/43), 2/JG-77 (9/43)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
A supplimental list reveals a victory in 3 Staffel, however AC type and location not given. The OKL states his 1st official victory, a P-38 over southern Italy, 2 September, 1943. This is most likely Karl Hauer below.
685 Hauer, KarlUffz3/JG-77 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18179 "Yellow 2" (lost 9/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 16 September, 1943 during aerial combat east of Salerno.
686 Haupt, KarlOfw9/4/1916Leipzig8/KG-3 (4/41), 7/KG-3 (7/43)Do 17Z "5K + DD" (dam 4/23/41), Do 17Z-3 Werk # 2666 "5K + KS" (dam 10/21/41), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550494 "5K + FR" (lost 1/3/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 3 January, 1944; mistaken for an intruder during an illumination mission, Wk# 550494 was hit by German AA fire and went down with Haupt about 20km NE of Hanover. Remaining crew (all bailed safely): Lt Robert Goldmann, Obs; Uffz Karl Heinz Geerlings, R/O and Uffz Siegfried Rummel, Gnr. & DK-G Winner (11/7/42). Wk# 2666 hit by flak in the cockpit north of Dyenezhnoye, killing Gefr Fritz Behm, Obs.. "5 K + DD" was shot up by enemy fighters 20km north of Argos, wounding Haupt, Gefr Fritz Behm, Obs and Fw Karl Raddatz, Gnr.. Numerous ground victories in 350 missions.
687 Hauptmann, Karl Heinz GerhardUffz15/JG-11Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470076 "Black 3" (lost 2/20/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 February, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing at Einbeck. Source: L. Wiegels. One known victory, his 1st, a P-38 E of Roubaix on 24 January, 1944. Buried Chemnitz.
688 Havemann, HeinzLt. z. See…5/25/19183/Ku.Fl.Gr-606 (Lannion)Do 17Z-3 Werk # 2682 "7T + LL" (lost 10/16/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 16 October, 1940; their ac struck an obstruction (balloon cable?) on a bombing mission and crashed at Nantglyn, near Denbighshire, Wales. Pilot and crew buried in a joint grave in CC, Block 9, Row 1, Gr 2. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Gerhard Löcknitz, Uffz Karl Hölscher and Gefr Rudolf Fährmann.
Cannock Chase
689 Havertz, KarlUffz3/Sch.G.-1Fw 190A-5 Werk # 151454 (or 151154?) "F" (captured)Assault Operational ClaspPOW 21 May, 1943 when he made an emergency landing behind Russian lines at Isjum after aerial combat. The serviceable 190 was one of several captured by the Russians under similar circumstances.
690 Haye, Karl HeinzUffzII/SG-4 (Italy)Fw 190G-3 Werk # 160019 "White M" (lost 11/20/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 20 November, 1943 over Italy, cause unknown.
691 Heber, Peter-KarlOfhr1921II/JG-54, 8/JG-54 (5/45)Fw 190A-8Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 8 May, 1945. The Klein Report indicates he died carrying 3 passengers, most likely attempting to flee the Russians, and rolled into other aircraft on takeoff.
692 Heck, KarlUffz10(Jabo)/JG-54 (former 10(Jabo)/JG-26)Fw 190A-5 Werk# (150)831 "BH+CU" "Black 14" (lost 4/9/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 April, 1943, during aerial combat with a Typhoon of RAF No. 609 Sq. 20 km northwest of Gris Nez. The Klein Report suggests he may have crashed into a watery grave (the Channel). Another report suggests he was only injured (WIA). His disposition unclear!
693 Heckbauer, KarlUffz5/JG-54 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9584 "Black 3 + -" (lost 7/9/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 9 July, 1941 when he crashed at Ostrow due to an engine fire.
694 Hecker,Lt11/JG-5 (1/45 Gossen)Bf 109GFighter Operational ClaspPictured in 11 Staffel photo in Jager Blatt 4/2000. Lt Karl Dieter, earlier in JG-3?
695 Hecker, Karl DieterLt8/25/1922711/JG-3 (4/44), 6/JG-3 (6/44), 12/JG-3 (7/44), Stfkpt 15/JG-3 (9/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 411487 "Black 7" (lost 3/44), Fw 190A-8EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIC 20 February, 1944 when he crashed his G-6 near Warisoulx Belgium, cause unknown (Rosseels). One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Haldensleben on 11 April, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) on 18 April, 1944, no location. His 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) on 24 April, 1944, no location. His 4th, a P-47 N of St. Andre-de-lAure on 12 June, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 30 km SE of Memmingen on 18 July, 1944. A 6th, a B-24 (HSS) SE of Eschwege on 27 September, 1944. Forced to bail out in November, 1944 due to engine failure. His 7th, a Yak-3 on 23 April, 1945. Magnus Report.
696 Hecker, Karl HeinzOfhr10(Jabo)/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk# 172743Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 17 August, 1944; Unknown reason, Road to Falaise St. Pierre sur Dives. Mombeek MIA List.
697 Heckewerth, GustavHptm5/8/1915Leipzig2/KG-100He 177A-3 Werk # 332235 "6N + HK" (lost 4/27/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 April, 1944; crashed 8 km SW of Cloys on the return from a night mission over Portsmouth. Those killed were buried in the Chateaudun Friedhof. Remaining crew: Fw Adolf Fischer, geb 5/14/1921, (KIA), K.Obs; Uffz Alexander Leichenich, geb 5/25/1920, (KIA), R/O; Uffz Karl Petermann, geb 2/3/1920, (KIA), Wart; Uffz Alfred Reinsberger, geb 6/28/1921, (WIA), Gunner and Gefr Joseph Steirer, geb 5/28/1923, (WIA), Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
698 Heduschka, Karl HeinzUffz4/KG-6 Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "3E + BM" (lost 8/7/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 7 August, 1944 in the Le Mans area, no further detail. Remaining crew (pos unk): Gefr Dieter Finke (WIA-POW), Uffz Kurt Neudel (MIA) and Uffz Josef Misera (POW) (absa3945).
699 Heide, Karl HeinzGefrII/JG-105Bf 109G, Fw 190ACrashed by Hildesheim on 30 January, 1945. Jager Blatt 6/2003.
700 Heide, PaulHptm1Stfkpt 13/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360022 "F8 + KX" (lost 9/9/42) EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Whitley of No.77 Sq., on 9 September, 1942. MIA with unnamed crew this same date, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Rudi Wiencke, R/O and Fw Karl Gründler, Gnr (D.Drury). He may have been the victim of return fire from the Whitley.

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