Waldmann, Hans-Peter "Dackel"

Date of birth:
September 24th, 1922 (Braunschweig/Braunschweig, Germany)
Date of death:
March 18th, 1945 (Kaltenkirchen/Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Waldmann was killed on 18th March 1945 as Oberleutnant and Staffelkapitän 3. / Jagdgeschwader 7.

Rumour states Hans Waldemann was awarded with the Eichenlaub zum Ritterkreuz, but no evidence has been found of that yet.

Flew a total of 527 missions, during which he achieved 134 aerial victories.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
6. / Jagdgeschwader 52, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
6. / Jagdgeschwader 52, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
6. / Jagdgeschwader 52, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 84 aerial victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 11th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1943
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
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  • - OBERMAIER, E., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe, Hoffmann, 1989.
    - 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
    - Patzwall K.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3

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