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Lutter, Johannes "Hans"

    Date of birth:
    December 17th, 1912 (Düsseldorf/Rhineprovince, Germany)
    Date of death:
    March 13th, 2004 (Bückeburg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Hans Lutter flew over 400 missions in Schnell-Kampfgeschwader 210 (later re-named Zerstörergeschwader 1) in the Me-110. He finally achieved the rank of Hauptmann during the Second World war. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from 1st April 1956 until 31st March 1971.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberfeldwebel
    Unit:
    Flugzeugführer II. / schnelle Kampfgeschwader 210
    Awarded on:
    October 5th, 1941
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    4. / Zerstörergeschwader 1
    Awarded on:
    August 21st, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
    • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
    • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
      - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
      - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
      - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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