Hart, Rolf

Date of birth:
April 13th, 1921 (Wuppertal-Elberfeld/Rhine Province, Germany)
Date of death:
March 9th, 1943 (near Lake Ladoga, USSR)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Beobachter, 9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1942
Awarded for his successes as a bomber observer over the course of 400 sorties. In this time he and his crew had destroyed the following targets…

- 11 artillery batteries
- 19 tanks
- 180 trucks and horse-drawn wagons
- 9 transport trains
- 2 Soviet freighters in the Baltic sea (with 2800 GRT)
- Several direct hits against a large rubber factory despite strong AA and fighter defenses
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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