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Hugo Dahmer

Hugo Dahmer

German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient
Hugo Dahmer
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Intro German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient
Was Military personnel Knight Fighter
From Germany
Type Military Royals
Gender male
Birth 7 May 1918, Koblenz, Germany
Death 1 August 2006, Troisdorf, Germany (aged 88 years)
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Awards
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross  
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Biography

Hugo Dahmer (7 May 1918 – 1 August 2006) was a German 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. Hugo Dahmer was credited with anywhere between 45 - 57 victories. In 1956 he joined the Bundeswehr and retired in 1974 as an Oberstleutnant.

Awards

  • Aviator badge
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe
  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (10 July 1941)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
    • 2nd Class
    • 1st Class
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 1 August 1941 as Oberfeldwebel and pilot in the 6./Jagdgeschwader 5
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http://www.ww2awards.com/person/28933
http://www.luftwaffe.cz/dahmer.html
http://www.luftwaffe39-45.historia.nom.br/ases/dahmer.htm
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