Paul-Hubert Rauh: German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient (1913 - 2005) | Biography
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Paul-Hubert Rauh
German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient

Paul-Hubert Rauh

Paul-Hubert Rauh
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Intro German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient
Was Pilot Aviator Flying ace
From Germany
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 15 November 1913, Wolkersdorf im Weinviertel
Death 30 August 2005, Pitten (aged 91 years)
Paul-Hubert Rauh
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Paul-Hubert Rauh (15 November 1913 – 30 August 2005) was a German Luftwaffe night fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Paul-Hubert Rauh claimed 31 aerial victories, all of them at night. In the 1956 he joined Bundesheer, and retired 1974 as an Oberst.


  • Flugzeugführerabzeichen
  • War Merit Cross with Swords
    • 2nd Class (1 August 1940)
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold
    • in Bronze (15 May 1942)
    • in Silver (3 December 1943)
    • in Gold (3 December 1943)
  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (10 July 1944)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class (10 June 1942)
    • 1st Class (25 September 1942)
  • Wound Badge (1939)
    • in Black (30 November 1944)
  • German Cross in Gold on 20 August 1944 as Hauptmann in the II./Nachtjagdgeschwader 4
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 28 April 1945 as Hauptmann and Gruppenkommandeur of the II./Nachtjagdgeschwader 4
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 367.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 285.

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