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Buchholz, Hans (WL-Kampfflieger)

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1908 (Altlandsberg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 19th, 1941 (Northatlantic Ocean)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Buchholz was killed when his plane was shot down by ships artillery, 250 miles west of Ireland. At that moment he held the rank of Hauptmann der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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