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Beißwenger, Hans

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1916 (Mittelfischhach/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 6th, 1943 (Staraja-Russa, Eastern front)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Beißwenger achieved 152 victories in 500 operational flights.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1941
Details:
Award 1/13
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Staffelführer, 6. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 54 "Grünherz", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1942
Details:
130th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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