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- Date of birth:
- July 8th, 1919 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
- Date of death:
- September 27th, 1943 (Celle/Hannover, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, Third Reich)
July 1st, 1943: Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1.
Hans-Dieter Frank was killed in the night of September 27th to 28th, when his Heinkel He 219 collided with a Messerschmitt Bf 110, Northwest of Celle. He was posthumously promoted to Major.
During his career he achieved a total of 55 victories in approximately 150 operational missions.
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- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.