Hauser, Hellmuth

Date of birth:
February 24th, 1916 (Berlin,Brandenburg)
Date of death:
September 5th, 2004 (Grünwald,Bavaria)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän, I. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 51 "Edelweiss", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Awarded after flying 125 sorties as a bomber pilot. By this time he and his crew had destroyed the following enemy materiel…

- 16 locomotives
- 85 rail cars
- 10 tanks
- 100+ trucks
- 20 artillery positions
- 6 enemy aircraft (shot down)
- 20 enemy aircraft (on the ground)
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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