Gaenshirt, Hans

Date of birth:
July 30th, 1923 (Lörrach/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
December 22nd, 2010 (Freiburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Gaenshirt first served with 2. / Kampfgeschwader 100 and later with Kampfgeschwader 4.
Credited with over 200 missions

Promotions:
1st May 1942: Fahnenjunker-Gefreiter;
1st September 1942: Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier;
1st December 1942: Fähnrich;
1st April 1943: Oberfähnrich;
1st June 1943: Leutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1944
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1944
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, x, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1944
Details:
Unknown unit
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1945
Details:
With sorties number "200".
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Gold mit Anhänger und einzatszahl

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