Schellong, Hans

Date of birth:
May 13th, 1920 (Schillen-Tilsit/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 22nd, 1944 (near Mariupol/Donetsk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
I. / Kampfgeschwader 100
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 3. / Kampfgeschwader 4 "General Wever"
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his 386 sorties as a bomber pilot in the East, where he proved himself as one of the best pilots in his unit.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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