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Hans von Hahn

Hans von Hahn German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient

German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient
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Intro German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient
Gender male
Birth 7 August 1914 (Frankfurt, Darmstadt Government Region, Hesse, Germany)
Death 5 November 1957 (Frankfurt, Darmstadt Government Region, Hesse, Germany)
Star sign LeoLeo
Hans von Hahn
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Biography

Hans von Hahn (7 August 1914 – 5 November 1957) was a Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with 34 aerial victories, 15 on the Western Front and 19 on the Eastern Front.

Awards

  • Aviator badge
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 9 July 1941 as Hauptmann and Gruppenkommandeur of the I./Jagdgeschwader 3
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