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Augenstein, Hans-Heinz

Date of birth:
July 11th, 1921 (Pforzheim-Brötzingen/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
December 6th, 1944 (Münster-Handorf/Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Hans-Heinz Augenstein ultimately achieved a total of 46 night victories during WWII.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 17th, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1944
According to Patzwall / Scherzer the name is Hansheinz.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelführer, 7. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Awarded after 42 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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