Luhr, Hans

Date of birth:
August 25th, 1916 (Nieder Karbach/Neuwied, Germany)
Date of death:
September 20th, 1944 (Novy Dvor, Bohemia-Moravia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 850 ground attack sorties. In this time he destroyed the following enemy materiel...

- 1 transport ship
- 1 freighter
- 1 submarine
- 33 tanks
- 1 armoured train
- 5 bridges

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 7. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 7. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
February 29th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after flying over 650 sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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