Rötche, Hans

Date of birth:
December 4th, 1915 (Berlin-Johannisthal, Germany)
Date of death:
September 16th, 2006 (Near Rongellen, Switzerland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

By war’s end he had flown a total of 327 sorties as a transport pilot, counted as 667 front flights.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
III./Kampf-Geschwader zbV 1
Awarded on:
January 31st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 16.TransportG
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1944
Action:
Awarded following the completion of approximately 600 front flights as a transport pilot, a service record which spanned most major theatres of the war.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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