Hachtel, August

Date of birth:
March 6th, 1916 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 3rd, 1985 (Mexico)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 511 sorties as a Stuka pilot along with an unknown number of sorties as a fighter pilot.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 4. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 6th, 1942
Awarded after flying 300 ground attack sorties. During this time he destroyed 32 tanks as well as 30000 GRT worth of shipping.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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