Jabs, Hans-Joachim

Date of birth:
November 14th, 1917 (Lübeck,Oldenburg)
Date of death:
October 26th, 2003 (Lüdenscheid,North Rhine-Westphalia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans-Joachim Jabs achieved 50 victories in 510 operational sorties. He finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer und Staffeloffizier, 2. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Zerstörergeschwader 76, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1940
Details:
128th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1943
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 29th March 1943.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
11. Staffel, IV. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1943
Details:
Award 2/240.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, IV. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1944
Details:
430th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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