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Zahn, Hilmar

Date of birth:
September 6th, 1919 (Wiesbaden-Rambach/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
March 8th, 2008 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 5. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Details:
Some sources give to the awarding Führer 5. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 6th, 1940
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1942
Fallschirmschützenabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1944
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - das-ritterkreuz.de