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Adelhütte, Hans (Nachtjagdgeschwader 3)

Date of birth:
December 10th, 1920 (Mülheim)
Date of death:
August 13th, 1944 (Winningen, Everswinkel, Warendorf)
Buried on:
German War Graves Bredeney
Grave: unk.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

00.04.1940: in Flieger-Ausb.Rgt. 42 Salzwedel
00.00.1941: KG 41
00.10.1941: in 12./ KG 3
01.08.1942: 6./ KG3 - MIA when his plane Werknummer 360.236 coded "5K + LP" was reported lost, cause and location not reported, crew returned, had taken off from Shatalowka-Ost
00.10.1943-00.05.1944: III./ KG 3
01.02.1944: promoted to Oberleutnant / A1
00.06.1944: I./ NJG 7
02.07.1944-13.08.1944: Olt, Staka, 6./ NJG 3
13.08.1944: NJG-3, KIA during aerial combat with a Mosquito, crashing with Ju 88G-1 Werknummer 714.246 at Winningen farm, Everswinkel, Kreis Warendorf
Remaining crew:
-Uffz Johannes Gabriel, Radio Operator (Survived);
-Ogefr Georg Hoschek, Mechanic (KIA): VDK gives him as Georg Moschek
Credited with 15 victories

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Staffelkapitän, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 3, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
posthumously awarded
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg

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