Luftwaffe Officer Career Summaries Section G-K Version: 01

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Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K

Luftwaffe Officer Career Summaries Section

G-K

Version: 01.04.2018.

By: Henry L. deZeng IV and Douglas G. Stankey

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Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GAAB, Kurt. (DOB: 28.12.21). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 06.09.43 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 MIA - Ju 88 D-1 (7A+HN) in Pl.Qu. 44546. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GAAR, Wilhelm. (DOB: 30.01.21 in Lichtenau). 09.08.43 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 24.05.44 Oblt., KIA vic Villaroche a/f. Buried at champigny-St.André. GAARTNER, Dr.(med.) Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 06.02.15). (W.B.K. München I). 01.09.43 promo to Ass.Arzt/San. (Kr.O.). GAARZ, Fritz. (W.B.K. Lübeck). 01.09.43 promo to Hptm. (W) (d.R.). GAASCH, Kurt. (DOB: 17.01.09). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). 10.44 Maj., Kdr. III./Fallsch.Art.Rgt. 1? (f.n. not given). GAAZ, Paul. (DOB: 10.09.93 in Hildesheim). WWI served as an observer. 1920 employed with an express delivery firm in Berlin. 1923 went to U.S.A. for health reasons, then farmed (to 1926). 1927 worked as a salesman in mineral oils (to 1935). 1932 joined the NSDAP. 1935 entered the Luftwaffe, serving with the Luftschutztruppe. 01.11.37 promo to Maj.(E). 1939 appt Ia op2 Luftschutzkommando Hamburg. 1940 attached to RLM/In.13 as Ia op3. 01.02.41 promo to Obstlt (E). 1941 appt Leiter Ia op3 (Kiel) of Luftgaukommando XI. 11.05.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen as Ia op3 to RLM (L.In.13). 01.07.42 (01.10.42?) in Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen, promo to Oberst (E). 14.07.42 trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen to RLM (L.In.13). 01.10.42 reclassified as a Truppen Offz. 1943 appt Insp. d. Kdo.d.Luftschutztruppen. GABBERT, Heinz. (DOB: 10.11.10 in Schleswig). 02.43 with a Flugh.Betr.Kp. assigned to KG 6. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1943 Hptm., Führer Seenotflottille 10 (to 19.08.44). 19.08.44 Hptm., appt Führer Seenotflottille 20 (to c.11.44). GABBERT, Dr. (med.) Wilhelm. (DOB: 10.11.10). (W.B.K. Greifswald). 01.10.44 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GABELMANN, Rudolf. 13.11.39 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Erg.KGr. 3 (to 28.02.40), then Kdr. I./KG 3 (to 22.07.40?). (n.d.) Kdr. IV. /KG 3? 25.06.41 appt Kdt. Koflug Lille (later 9/VI). 01.12.41 promo to Oberst. 28.09.43 Oberst and Führer Lw.-Nachschubkdo. Triest. 12.05.45 selected for promo to Gen.Maj. with effect from 01.07.45. 08.05.45 Oberst, with Fl.H.Kdtr. A 10/III (Husby). GÄBERT, Gottfried. (DOB: 09.07.13). 01.07.40 promo to Oblt. (n.d.) Oblt., Staka 4./KG 1. 07.10.41 Oblt., unspecified KG unit, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 28.11.42 Oblt., Staka 11./KG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (V4+WM) vic Aristowo failed to return. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GABIUS, Horst-Paul. (DOB: 22.12.10). (W.B.K. Königsberg ). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). (RDA 01.07.43). GABLENZ, Carl August, Freiherr von. (DOB: 13.10.93 in Erfurt). (RkHS, RkkvkS). 10.02.13 entered the Heer. 10.02.13 entered the Heer, with Kaiser Alexander Gren.Rgt. 1. 19.06.14 promo to Lt. WWI served in the Fliegertruppe. 14.11.14 began training as a flight observer with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 1. 12.12.14 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 42. 12.08.15 began pilot training with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 2. 27.09.15 trf to Armeeflugpark Falkenhausen. 14.10.15 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 42. 14.11.15 trf to Kampfeinsitzer-Abt. 1. 03.12.15 again trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 42 (third time). 30.12.15 trf to Bogohl 1. 16.07.16 appt Führer of Staffel 5 of Kagohl. 1. 22.12.16 with the Stab des Kommandierenden Generals der Luftstreitkrafte. 14.07.17 appt Techn.Offz. with the Stab of Kommandeurs der Flieger der HGr. F. 01.03.18 appt Ausb.Offz. with Bogohl 7. 14.12.18 trf to Geschwader-Schule Paderborn for fighter training. WWI Ritterkreuz des koniglich Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern. WWI served in Palestine. 01.06.19 joined the Freikorps Luettwitz as a pilot. 1919 with Deutsche Luftreederei for 6 months. 26.10.20 released from the Reichsheer. 1920 appt head of the Administrative Board of Greien Standesherrschaft Militsch. 1924 entered the employ of the Junkers Flugzeugwerk and Junkers Luftwerkehr. 01.26 became a Technical Advisor for Lufthansa. (n.d.) member of the NSFK from its inception. 1933 flew first Lufthansa aircraft across the South Atlantic. 01.07.33 became technische Leiter of Deutsche Lufthansa. 1933 flew first Lufthansa aircraft across the South Atlantic. 12.06.35 trf from Dt.Lufthansa to the Luftwaffe and assigned to Fliegergruppe Tutow as a pilot. 12.06.35 attended Beobachterlehrgang at Tutow as an Oblt.d.R. (to 10.07.35). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K 16.03.36 pilot and Beobachter (observer/navigator) with Fliegertruppe Neubrandenburg. 01.04.36 promo to Hptm.d.R. 1937 flew from Kabul to Kansu Province/China. 01.10.36 promo to Maj.d.R. 26.09.38 trf to Stab/KG.z.b.V. 172 (to 01.10.38). 1939 flew to Tokio. 26.08.39 appt Kommodore KG.z.b.V. 172 (to 09.11.39). 10.11.39 appt Kdr. der Blindflugschulen d.Lw. (to 30.09.41). 01.02.40 promo to Obstlt.d.R. 12.03.40 appt Lufttransportführer (Land) (to c.05.05.40). 05.05.40 appt Lufttransportführer beim Gen.Qu.d.Lw. (to 30.09.41). 01.06.40 promo to Oberst d.R. 01.10.41 promo to Gen.Maj. and appt Chef d.Planungsamt/Generalluftzeugmeister and member of the Board of Directors of Dt. Lufthansa (to 21.08.42). 11.41 appt technischer Leiter/RLM. †21.08.42 killed in Si 204 crash near Mühlberg. 04.09.42 posthumously awarded the Ritterkreuz des Kriegesverdienstkreuze mit Schwertern. GABLENZ, Franz-Heinrich Maximilian Adolf Freiherr von. (DOB: 22.01.22 in Militsch/Sil.). 01.12.41 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 POW - Ju 88 D-1 (4U+JK) shot down 30 km SE of Fort Maddalena by P-40s of 3 Sqdn. SAAF. 04.12.41 recaptured trying to escape. 01.07.43 previously in 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123, promo to Oblt. /A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Post WWII worked as a farmer in Füssen/Bayern. (n.d.) became Chief Pilot for the new Lufthansa (retired in 1982). 07.2017 still alive. GABLER, ? . 1943-44 Maj., Kp.-Chef 33./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 7. GABLER, A. 04.07.41 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33 unhurt? - Bf 110 (H8+AM) - no details. GABLER, Gustav. (DOB: 26.09.95). 1943-44 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GABLER, Kurt. (DOB: 18.10.14 in Altenburg (or Torgau?)). (W.B.K. Döbeln). (DKG). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 13.01.44 in Stab/30. Jagd-Div., appt Staka 8./JG 300. 28/29.01.44 Lt., 8./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 4) belly-landed at Prenzlau. 25.02.44 Lt., 8./JG 300. 15.03.44 with Lt., 9./JG 300. 24/25.03.44 Lt., 9./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 10) crash-landed at ErfurtBindersleben. 11/12.04.44 Lt., 7./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (White 1) crash-landed at MainzFinthen. 15.06.44 Hptm., trf to 11./JG 300. 21.06.44 Oblt., in 8./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (Red 8) force-landing vic Neubrandenburg. 29.06.44 Oblt., 8./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (Red 8) damaged in forced landing vic Köthen following combat with P-51. 07.07.44 Oblt., 8./JG 300 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Red 8) collided with a P-38 vic Halberstadt - belly-landed vic Jüterbog. 18.09.44 Oblt., 8./JG 300 WIA when lost Bf 109 G-14/AS (Green 1) vic Heiligenhaus - hit in right ankle and left arm hospitalized until 10.04.45. 11.44 with 5./JG 300. 01.01.45 Hptm. in an unspecified JG, awarded the DKG. Credited with 4 night and 11 day victories. Survived the war, living in Zwickau/Sachsen. GABLER, Kurt. (DOB: 08.11.96 in Pola). 15.01.40 became inactive. 01.11.40 promo to Hptm. 01.04.42 promo to Maj.(z.V.). 27.07.44 released from active service to take charge of his own factory at Bad Aussee. GÄBLER, Oswald. (DOB: 18.05.13). 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 1941 Oblt., appt Staka 7./KG 53 (to 23.10.41 MIA - He 111 during a daylight raid on Moscow probably by 34th Fighter Rgt.). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GABLER, Otto. (DOB: 10.06.94 in Kempten/Algäu). (W.B.K. Kempten/Algäu ). 08.41 with Fl.H.Kdtr. Luxeuil in France, trf to Castel Benito. 04.11.41 Hptm., ordered by Luftgaustab z.b.V. Afrika to immediately take over the Behelfsgefechtsstand (auxiliary HQ or CP) at Castel Benito. 01.02.42 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 6/IV. 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 10.05.43 POW in Tunisia? GABOLD, Otto. (DOB: 28.04.95). (W.B.K. Ingolstadt). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GABOLDT, Otto. 16.12.42 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 1/I Taganrog. GÄBERT, Gottfried. 01.04.38 RA as Lt., Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.Lu.Ob.d.L. GABRIEL, ? . 31.01.44 Hptm. (d.R.) and Battr.-Chef 2./Flak-Abt. 734, appt Adjutant in Stab/FeldFlakartillerieschule 20. GABRIEL, Dr. (med.) Alfred. (DOB: 28.10.14). 01.10.43 with III./St.G. 1, promo to Stabsarzt. 08.02.45 Stabsarzt, trf to Lw.-Lazarett 2/XI (Rerik). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GABRIEL, Alfred. (DOB: 20.06.22). 01.07.43 in KG 53, promo to Oblt. GABRIEL, Felix. 01.08.42 promo to Maj.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). 04.06.43 Maj. (d.R.z.V.) in RLM (L.In. 10), trf to Feld-Ers.Btl. d.Lw. Nr. 1 (to 09.09.43). 09.09.43 trf to 10. Fliegerdivision for further assignment. GABRIEL, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 04.07.11). (DKG). 13.05.40 Hptm., appt Staka 5./KG 55 (to 27.10.40). 28.10.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./KG 55 (to 31.03.41). 13.02.42 Maj., awarded DKG, II./KG 55. 01.03.42 promo to Maj. 27.08.42 Maj., re-appt Kdr. II./KG 55 (to 20.11.42). 20.11.42 Maj., Kdr. II./KG 55 MIA - He 111 H-6 (G1+GM) lost during an attack on armor in the vicinity of Kletskaya. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GABRIEL, Heinz. (DOB: 29.01.21). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GABRIEL, Josef. 25.07.39 Maj., with Fl.H.Kdtr. Lechfeld. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 16.09.42 Obstlt., in Fl.Ers.Btl. IV (previously in Stab/Kdt. d.Festung Kreta), assigned temporary duty to Stab/Lg.Kdo. VI (to 15.03.43). 12.02.43 trf from Flieger-Ers.Abt. IV to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Holland and appt Ib. GABRIEL, Konrad. 01.06.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef Stabs-Nachr.Kp./Ln.-Abt. 166 (6. Flak-Brig.). GABRIEL, Willi. (DOB: 31.12.93 in Bromberg (Bydgoszcz/NW Poland?)). (W.B.K. Berlin X). WWI served in the Fliegertruppe as a Vzfw. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.02.39). 23.09.43 Hptm., appt Staka 2./Erg.Gr. Flugzeugüberführungsgeschwader 1 (to 14.02.44). Credited with 11 victories in WWI. †01.07.68 in Berlin. GABRIELSSON, Arthur. (DOB: 31.03.03 in Klein Klecken?). 1932 attended University of Hamburg. 01.09.41 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Zugführer 1./Flak-Abt. 171. 1943 appt instructor with Dulag Oberursel. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt. GADAMER, Oscar. 01.12.39 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl. Later Ln.). GADDE, ? . 14.08.42 Oblt. and pilot in 2./KG 40. GADDUM, Ludwig. 06.04.41 Oblt. and Nafü/St.G. 77. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 01.45 Hptm., Kdr. II./Ln.-Rgt. 218. GADE, Georg. 01.04.40 promo to Lt./A1. 23.10.41 Lt., 8./KG 53 MIA - lost to unknown cause in Russia. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GADE, Hermann. 10.43 Lt., 1./Störkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 (to 18.10.43 then 1./NSGr. 7). 02.12.43 Lt., 1./NSGr. 7. 11.03.44 Lt., 1./NSGr. 7 KIA - He 46 (DB+ZC) shot down 500 m WNW of Kolo. Credited with 1009 missions. GADE, Dr.Ing. Hans-Georg. (DOB: 20.11.96 in Göttingen). 14.07.15 promo to Lt.(Art.). 12.16 trf to the Fliegertruppe. (n.d.) trained with Feld-Fl.Abt. 40 then trf to Jasta 5 (to 11.18). 01.19 trf to Grenzschutz-Ost (to Fall 1919). 05.20 Oblt., released from service. 1919 studied general sciences, agriculture and political science at universities of Danzig, Königsberg and Göttingen (to 1924). 1924 conferred with a Ph.D. (Göttingen). 05.24 employed by the statistics office of Danzig (to 10.25). 10.25 Asst.Prof. of agriculture at Techn.Hochschule Danzig. (to 04.27). 05.28 conferred with a second doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) by Technische Hchschule Danzig. 09.39 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS C 8 (to 20.02.42). 25.04.40 concurrently appt Kdt. Fl.H. Wiener-Neustadt. 01.03.42 promo to Oberst. 15.01.43 Oberst, Chef Amtsgruppe Technische Ausbildung in Chef des Ausbildungswesens/RLM. †25.03.68 Göttingen, buried there. GADE, Hermann. (DOB: 30.01.13 in Linden). 11.03.44 Lt., KIA 500 m NW of Drajici, 15 km WSW of Kolo (Bosnia). GADENSTÄTTER, Anton. (DOB: 08.08.22). 01.07.41 Art.Rgt. 13 (L), promo to Lt.(Kr.O.)(RDA 01.02.42). GADERMANN, Dr. Ernst. (DOB: 25.12.13 in Ronsdorf/Wuppertal). (R, DKG). 1941 entered the Luftwaffe. 10.43 Truppenarzt in III./St.G. 2. 17.10.43 Stabsarzt, awarded DKG, III./St.G. 2. 05.44 began flying as Gruppenkommandeur /Kommodore Hans-Ulrich Rudel’s gunner on hundreds of Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K combat missions to the end of the war. 19.08.44 Stabsarzt, awarded Ritterkreuz, III./St.G. 2. 1945 promo to Oberstabsarzt. 09.02.45 shot down with Rudel and kept him from bleeding to death. 1945 served at a medical observation facility in Braunschweig. Buried in Wupertal. Credited with 850 missions and 3 victories. Shot down 5 times. Post war worked as a cardiologist. 1972 was chief of the Olympic's sports medicine facilities. †26.11.73 in Hamburg of a heart attack. Buried in Wuppertal. GADESMANN, Wolfgang. (DOB: 17.06.22 in Hannover). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.)., FFS (C) 10. 25.06.44 Lt., 4./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed vic Marly-la-Ville (30 km NNE of Paris) while mining the Seine Estuary. Buried at Champigny St.Andre. GADOLLA (GADELLA?, GADOLKA?), Josef. 03.38 Maj., Kdt. Fliegerwerftkompanie of the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, eventually assigned to the Personalamt of the RLM. 01.06.41 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 21.05.43 Obstlt. with Wehrbezirkskdo. Marktredwitz, trf to Wehrmeldeamt Gotha. GADOW, Günter. (DOB: 17.05.16). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.07.41 Wachtmeister, RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GADOW, Wolfgang. (DOB: 03.11.12). 28.09.39 Lt., 3./JG 77 KIA - Bf 109 E-3 crashed vic Bitterfeld (45 km NE of Merseberg) after colliding with a barrage balloon. Buried at Naumburg-Grossjena. GAEBEL, Günter. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. GAEBERT, G. 28.11.42 Oblt., 11./KG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 - no details. GAEDE, Gerhard. (DOB: 03.09.12 in Ulm). (DKG). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 06.09.43 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.03.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22. 15.10.44 Hptm. in I./JG 104, appt Chef Schülerkp. II./JG 104 (to 01.45). 15.02.45 Hptm., appt Staka 2./JG 104 (to 28.04.45). GAEDE, Otto. 01.10.36 promo to Oberst (Wm.). GAEDECKE, Rudolf. (DOB: 10.06.12). (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O.//Flak). GAEDIG, Otto. (DOB: 27.09.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GAEDKE, ? . 08.05.45 Maj., Major beim Stabe II.?/NJG 2. GAEDKE, Bernhard. (DOB: 29.08.08). 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur and Gruppenleiter in Chef TLR/FL-E W 1. GAEDKE, Ernst. (DOB: 08.05.18). (W.B.K. Stolp). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GAEDKE, Walter. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.11.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Fl.). GAEFKE, Max. (DOB: 05.01.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GAENSCH, Günter. (DOB: 05.09.23). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A1. GAENSCH, Kurt. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A1. 15.03.44 Oblt., appt Staka 1./KG 27 (to 08.06.44). GAENSHIRT, Hans. (DOB: 30.07.23 in Lörrach/Baden). (DKG). (n.d.) served first in 2./KG 100. 01.06.43 promo to Lt. 19.12.43 Lt., I./KG 4 WIA - crashed vic Sarabus. 14.06.44 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 24.12.44 Lt., awarded the DKG. Credited with over 200 missions. †22.12.2010 in Freiburg/Baden. GAENSHIRT, Dr. (med.) Walter. (W.B.K. München II). 01.03.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.). GAERTE, Felix. (DOB: 02.06.18). (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GAERTE, Dr.(phil.) Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.01.90 in Eydtkuhnen/Ostpr. renamed (1938) as Eydtkau). 01.10.09 served with Gren.Rgt, Kronprinz (to 30.09.10). 1909 studied at Königsberg (to 1914). 07.14 conferred with a doctorate. 22.03.15 promo to Lt.d.R. (n.d.) peacetime occupation: initially a teacher, then (1925) museum director with Prussia Museum, Königsberg. 01.01.20 promo to Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Oblt.d.R. 01.04.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 1373305). 1938 removed from the archeological part of his offices after being viewed as politcally unreliable by the SS intelligence offce (i.e. SD). 01.11.39 (24.03.39?) promo to Hptm. 1940 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab/Luftgau-Ln.Rgt. 1. 1942 appt to Stab/Lg.Ln.Rgt. 1. 1943 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab Luftgau-Ln.Rgt. 1 Königsberg. 1943 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab II./Ln.Rgt. 91. 1943 appt Offz. beim Stabe with Aufnahme- und Entlassungsstelle Luftgau I. 1943 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab Luftgau-Ln.Rgt. 1 Königsberg. 26.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 1, trf to Stab II./Ln.-Rgt. 91. 1943 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab II./Ln.Rgt. 91. 1943 appt Kdr. Ln.Abt./Flugplatzkommando Tesau(Jesau?). 1943 appt Chef Verwaltungs -Kp./ Aufnahme-und Entlassungsstelle Königsberg (I). 1944 appt Techn.Offz. with NS-Führungsstab Stab/Luftgau I (Gruppe II). 01.04.44 promo to Maj.d.R. 1944 appt NS-Führungs-Offz. with Stab/8. Flak-Div. 1944 appt NSFO with Fl.H.Kdtr. 12/XI. 1944 re-appt NSFO with Luftgaukommando I. 1945 appt NSFO with Stab/Flak-Rgt. 98. †31.08.58 in Hannover. GAERTHE, Werner. (W.B.K. Greifswald). 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.), trf from the Luftwaffe to the Kriegsmarine. GAERTNER, Karl-Heinz. 01.07.40 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GAESTEL, Günter. (DOB: 01.12.20 in Berlin). 14.02.42 Lt., KIA in Libya. Buried in Tobruk. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GAETH, Wilhelm. 12.43 Maj., Kdr. II./JG 26. 14.01.44 WIA - shot down by Spitfires - never returned to JG 26. GAERTNER, Hans. (DOB: 30.04.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GAETNKE, Hermann. (DOB: 15.06.00). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GAEVERT, Helmuth. (DOB: 11.04.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GAFFAL, Hans. 26.03.40 Lt., 13.(Z)/LG 1 unhurt - Bf 110 C force landed at Trier after fighter damage over Verdun. 12.05.40 Lt.,13.(Z)/LG 1 POW - Bf 110 C (L1+AH) shot down vic Vouziers, hit trees vic "Nugimont" and was thrown from the wreckage - admitted to hospital at St. Menehoud with a fractured skull. - returned after armistice. [could this be: GAFFEL, Johann. ?] GAFFEL, Johann. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. GAGA, Josef. 05.01.43 Lt., 9./KG 4 MIA - He 111 H-6 (5J+KT) lost to unknown cause vic Welikje-Luki. GAGELMANN, Dr. (med.) Rolf. (DOB: 26.06.12). 01.12.39 RDA as Asst.Arzt, Lg.San.Abt. 13, Lw.San.St. Wertheim. 01.01.43 promo to Stabsarzt. 03.45 Stabsarzt in II./JG 11. 03.04.45 trf to II. Flakkorps for further assignment. GAGER, Paul. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. (Tr.O.). 08.06.43 Hptm. (Tr.O.) in III./Flak-Rgt. 12, trf to Flakscheinw.Battr. 7700. GÄHDE, Gerhard. (DOB: 10.09.21). 1944 Lt., JG 102. GAHLEN, Kurt von. 11.12.42 Hptm.(z.V.), trf from Feldluftpark 2/VI Athen to Feldluftpark 4/XII. 28.06.43 Hptm. (z.V.), trf from Feldluftpark 4/XII to 10. Fliegerdivision for further assignment. GAHLEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 21.10.04). (W.B.K. Recklinghausen). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GAHLER, Eduard. 29.10.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Stamm-Abt. 3. 01.02.43 promo to Maj. (z.V./Bau-). GAHLOW, Gerhard. (DOB: 06.11.21). (W.B.K. Breslau). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GAHR, Dr. (med.) Willi. (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). [16.03.60 promo to Oberfeldarzt ?] GAHREND, Dr. ? 08.43 Maj., Ia op 1 (or in Ia op 1)/Luftflotte 3. GAHRMANN, Paul. (DOB: 01.05.14 in Brakel/Westph.). (W.B.K. Paderborn). (DKG). 01.11.42 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 24.06.43 Lt., 7.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 32 awarded the DKG. 06.09.43 Lt., NAGr. 9 KIA - Fw 189 A crashed vic Kerch a/f due to servicing error. GAHRTZ, Heinz. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GÄHTGENS, Paul. (DOB: 06.05.01 in Strassburg). 06.11.44 Oberst, Oberquartiermeister AOK Norwegen KIA - passenger aboard Ju 52 (7U+IL) of TGr. 20 - crashed at Digerronden against a mountainside. 16.06.45 remains found. Buried at Havstein. GAIDOSCHIK, Guido. (W.B.K. Zwettl). 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GAIDOSCHIK, Helmut. (DOB: 21.04.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GAIDUS, Helmut. (DOB: 31.08.03). (DKG). MIA (posthumous promo to Obstlt.). 08.40 Hptm., Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 361. 1942 Maj., Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 49. 29.10.42 Maj., awarded DKG, Kdr., I./Flak-Rgt. 49. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GAIER, Ernst. 00.42 Hptm., Staka 8./KG 1 (to 08.06.42 MIA). 08.06.42 Hptm., Staka 8./KG 1 MIA Ju 88 A-4 (V4+KS) shot down by AA fire in the Losavya-Golova area. GAIL, ? . 17.08.44 Lt., 9./SG 3. GAIL, Franz. (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. III area, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GAIL, Werner. (DOB: 21.04.23). 01.02.42 promo toLt./A1. (n.d.) with III./St.G. 3. 07.44 with 9./SG 3. 17.08.44 Lt., 9./SG 3. 08.05.45 with 4 groundcrew squeezed inside flew out of the Courland pocket. Credited with one victory. GAIL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.04.96). (W.B.K. Zweibrücken). 14.04.43 Hptm. d.R. in 4./Ln.-Betr.Abt. z.b.V. (mot) 13, trf to Stab II./Ln.-Rgt. 11. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GAILE, Georg. 00.43 Oblt., Staka 4./KG 100 (to ?). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 16.07.44 Hptm. and Staka 4./KG 100, WIA in an accident at Aalborg. GAILER, Franz. (DOB: 27.05.05). (W.B.K. Fürth or Schwerin?). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GAILER, Hans. (DOB: 22.12.08). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 01.05.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). GAILER, Heinrich. (DOB: 19.01.94). (W.B.K. Weiden). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GAILER(GAIL?), Werner. (n.d.) with III./St.G. 3. 07.44 with 9./SG 3. 17.08.44 Lt., 9./SG 3. 20.08.44 WIA - by bomb blast at Katrina. 08.05.45 flew out of the Kurland pocket with 4 ground crew aboard his Fw 190. Credited with one victory. GAINO, Luigi. (DOB: 22.09.88). (n.d.) Hptm. - [Italian national in Luftwaffe service]. GAIS, Max. (DOB: 05.03.91 in Pforzheim). 1940 with Fl.H.Kdtr. Ouilly le Tesson. Last rank: Hptm. GAISBAUER, Jakob. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. /A1. 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Kängeruh"/1. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 10.(schw.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 231. GAISER, Dr. Gerhard. (DOB: 15.09.08 in Calw or Oberriexingen/Württ.). (W.B.K. Calw). 1934 Tübingen, conferred with a doctorate in arts history, but not published until 1938. 1941 in 1./Erg.Gr. JG 27. 1941 promo to Lt. 1942 in 8./JG 1, then in 7./JG 1 and then Adjutant in III./JG 1. (n.d.) in I./JG 11 then Stab/JG 11. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 12.01.44 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in JG 11, trf to Stab/Jagdfliegerführer Rumänien as Ic. 1944 Oblt. with Jagdfliegerführer Oberitalien as Ic. Post WWII worked as a painter, lumberjack and author of popular novels under the pen name of Gerd Gaiser. 1947 high school teacher. 1962 professor for arts at the pedagogical academy in Reutlingen (to 1973). †09.06.76 in Reutlingen/Württ. GAISER, Hermann. (DOB: 11.07.24). 1945 Lt., IV./JG 27. GAISER, Otto. (DOB: 05.10.19 in Reutlingen). (R, DKG). c.12.42 Uffz. in 10./JG 51. 16.03.43 Uffz., 10./JG 51. 07.05.43 Uffz., 10./JG 51. 10.07.43 Uffz., 10./JG 51. 19.09.43 Fw., 10./JG 51. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 28.11.43 Ofw., 10./JG 51. 22.01.44 KIA – Bf 109 G-6 in combat with 4 Il-2s at low altitude over Berdichev/Ukraine, and may have been brought down by ground fire [Version #2: lost vic Lyuban Leningrad]. 28.01.44 Fw., posthumously awarded DKG, 10./JG 51. 03.04.44 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 09.06.44 Ofw., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, 10./JG 51. Posthumously promo to Lt. Credited with c.380 combat missions and 66 air victories. GAISLECHNER, Franz. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt. GAITZSCH, Rolf. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GAJSEK, Dr. (med.) Alfred. (W.B.K. Graz). 01.03.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GALARZA-SÂNCHEZ, Felipe. 26.07.43 Hptm., 15.(Span)/JG 51. 14.08.43 Hptm., 15.(Span)/JG 51. [Spanish national on Luftwaffe service]. GALATHOVICS, Ferdinand. (DOB: 05.08.96). (W.B.K. Wien I). WWI served. 20.10.39 entered the Luftwaffe as an Oblt.d.R. 1940 Offz.z.b.V. 4./Flak-Ers.Abt. 801. 1941 appt Kp.Chef Feldluftmunitionslager 5/XI Kittlitztreben (to 1943). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GALEISKI, Hans J. (DOB: 19.12.08). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GALIĆ, Cvitan. (DOB: 1909). (DKG). 05.10.42 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.04.43 Lt., 15. (kroat)/JG 52. 13.05.43 Lt., 15.(kroat)/JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 damaged, crash landed at Taman following combat. 23.07.43 Lt., 15.(kroat)/JG 52 awarded the DKG. 06.04.44 Hptm., JG 52 KIA MS 406 C1 shot up by No.2 Sqdn SAAF during a raid on Zalužani a/f near Banja Luka. [Croat national in Luftwaffe service]. GALIPP, Werner. 11.01.43 Lt., IV./KG 3 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 lost in Pl.Qu. 11 Ost/ 4469 cause unknown. GALITZ, Siegfried. (W.B.K. München IV). 01.03.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 21.10.44 Hptm. with Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 243/XII. GALKE, Fritz. 1944 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftstaffel-Führer with Feldwerft-Abt. V/10. GALL, ? . 20.06.44 Lt. in I./Flak-Rgt. 141, severely WIA. GALL, Alfred. (DOB: 16.10.17). 01.04.42 RDA for Oblt. 01.03.43 Oblt. in Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L., trf from the assignments control of the Heer back to Luftwaffe control. 25.06.43 Oblt. in Führerreserve Ob.d.L., trf to Kraftfahr-Ausb.Abt. d.Lw. 3. GALL, Eckart Freiherr von. (DOB: 1923). (DKG). (n.d.) Lt., Offz.without known duties Stab II./Schl.G. 1 (to 07.43). 01.10.44 Lt., unspecified SG unit awarded the DKG. GALL, Erich. (DOB: 24.02.14). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A 202/XI, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). 194445 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), serving in the Fallschirm-AOK. GALL, Hans-Jürgen Freiherr von. (DKG). 1942 Lt., Wekusta 5 trf to AufklGr. 123. 29.08.42 Lt., Wekusta 5 unhurt - He 111 H-6 damaged by upon landing at Dunderbukta, Sönak. 14.09.42 Lt., Wekusta 5 unhurt - He 111 H-6 damaged on landing at Banak. 28.12.42 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 KIA? - Ju 88 D-1 (F6+KK) shot down by a P-38 vic Suk El Arba/N Africa. 28.01.43 Lt., 1. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22 awarded the DKG. 27.03.43 KIA/POW? in forced landing in Algeria. GALL, Siegfried. (DOB: 24.08.16). 01.11.40 promo to Oblt. 01.05.42 Oblt. in 10./KG 40, his Fw 200 C-4 (F8+AU) shot down during an attack on the armed trawler HMS Imperialist and forced to beach at Esposende - Apúlia/Portugal. 31.07.43 Oblt. in 7./KG 40, MIA - shot down by a B-24 Liberator from the USAAF 480th Antisubmarine Group. GALL, Walter. (DOB: 05.09.01). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GALLAND, Adolf Josef Ferdinand (“Dolfo”). (DOB: 19.03.12 in Westerholt/Westfalen). (RESB, SpK). 1927 Joined an aeronautics club in Gelsenkirchen. 1929 learned glider flying while still in school, glider training with Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule. 1932 was one of the 20 candidates accepted out of 4000 applicants for DVS Braunschweig. 13.04.32 began flight training with DVS Braunschweig. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Early 1933 attended a secret military course at Schleissheim. 07.33 went to Grottaglie/Italy for fighter training (to 10.33). 11.33 began flying for Lufthansa after graduating from the German Commercial Air Transport School at Braunschweig. 30.01.34 finished training with the DVS. 01.04.34 entered the Heer, trained as a rifleman with Inf.Rgt. 10. 05.34 attended LKS Dresden. 01.01.35 promo to Lt. (01.04.35?). 02.35 attended JFS Schleissheim. 01.10.35 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Lt. and appt Fluglehrer at the Fliegerschule Schleissheim, later in JG “Richtofen” (as Ausb.Offz. of II./JG 132 and Techn.Offz. III./JG 132) and after that in Gruppe Bernburg. 10.35 during a stunt exercise , he crashed his Fw 44 and was hospitalized. While his multiple skull fractures healed, his nose never recovered. Glass in his eye resulted in his being evaluated as non-flightworthy. His commander “lost” this report. 1936 had a second crash, with less injury, but the med exam revealed the damage from the first crash. He passed the vision exam by memorizing the eye chart! 08.05.37 went to the Legion Condor in Spain with 3. J/88 (to 06.38). 27.07.37 appt Staka 3. J/88 (to 24.05.38). 01.08.37 promo to Oblt. 06.38 trf to the RLM/Abt. 3 (Stab 8). 01.09.38 appt Adj. Geschwaderstab 100. 01.11.38 appt Staka 1./JG 433. 01.05.39 appt Staka 1./JG 52. 01.07.39 trf from I./JG 52 to II.(Schl.)/LG 2 (4. Staffel). 08.39 appt Staka 4./LG 2 (to 17.02.40?). [Theory#2: 01.08.39 appt Staka 5./LG 2.] 07.09.39 awarded Spanienkreuz in Gold mit Brillanten. 01.10.39 promo to Hptm. 01.10.39? appt Adj./JG 27. 12.05.40 Hptm., Stab /JG 27. 05.40 Geschw.Adj./JG 27. 06.06.40 appt Kdr. III./JG 26 (to 20.08.40). 09.06.40 Hptm., Stab/JG 27. 14.06.40 Hptm., Stab III./JG 26. 19.07.40 promo to Maj. 29.07.40 awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. III./JG 26. 22.08.40 appt Kommodore JG 26 (to 05.12.41). 25.09.40 awarded Eichenlaub, Kommodore JG 26. 01.11.40 promo to Obstlt. 04.04.41 Maj., Stab/JG 26. 16.06.41 Obstlt., Stab/JG 26. 21.06.41 Obstlt., Kommodore JG 26 WIA - Bf 109 F-2 (<-+-) shot down by Polish ace Boleslaw Drobinsky NE of Boulogne [then apparently shot up a second time late that day vic Calais-Marck]. 21.06.41 Obstlt., Stab/JG 26 awarded Schwerter, Kommodore JG 26. 23.07.41 Obstlt., Stab/JG 26. 20.09.41 Stab/JG 26. 18.11.41 Obstlt., Stab/JG 26. 04.12.41 promo to Oberst. 05.12.41 appt General der Jagdflieger (L.In. 3)/RLM. 28.01.42 awarded Brillanten. 19.11.42 promo to Gen.Maj. 15.06.43 appt Jagdfliegerführer Sizilien (to 31.07.43). 01.11.44 promo to Gen.Lt. 23.01.45 trf to Fhr.Res. 01.02.45 appt Kdr. JV 44 (to 26.04.45). 26.04.45 wounded/hospitalized. 05.05.45 surrendered to American forces at Tegernsee and later (23.09.45) POW of the British. Credited with 104 air victories in some 705 combat missions (incl. 280 as Schlachtflieger in Spain). 23.10.46 at held in Marburg. 05.47 released. 10.48 Galland took a position with the Argentine Air Force where assisted in the creation of a pilot school and trained airmen in matters of tactics. 1955 returned to Germany, residing in Bonn, and settled down to prosperous and lively decades as a businessman. In his final years he divided his time between his home in Germany and his bungalow by the Alicante coast of Spain. †09.02.96 in Oberwinter. Buried at St. Laurentius Church in Remagen-Oberwinter. GALLAND, Dr. Fritz. (DOB: 21.05.10 in Recklingshausen). 26.05.42 Oblt., 2./JG 3. 13.06.42 Oblt., in 2./JG 3 unhurt? - Bf 109 F-4 trop (Black 8 + ) damaged due to pilot error at Rogan-Ost. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 10.08.42 in 7./JG 5. 10.43 appt Staka 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 (to 11.43)? c.15.11.43 appt Staka 1./NAGr. 11 (and 01.44). 07.44 Hptm., appt Staka 3./JG 104 (to 02.08.44). 03.08.44 trf to JGr. 10 and then appt Staka in JG 111. 23.09.44 Hptm., appt Staka 1./JG 104 (to 28.04.45). Older brother of Adolf Galland. Credited with one victory. GALLAND, Paul (“Paulinchen”). (DOB: 03.11.19 in Westerholt/Westfalen). (DKG). 1940 with JFS 5. 02.41 in 8./JG 26. 04.41 in II./JG 26. 06.07.41 Lt., 8./JG 26. 17.09.41 Lt., 8./JG 26. 12.02.42 Lt., 8./JG 26. 29.06.42 Lt., 8./JG 26. 31.10.42 Lt., 8./JG 26 KIA in Fw 190 A-4/U4 (Black 1) shot down 14 km from Calais by a Spitfire of 91 Sqdn. after returning from a mission in the vicinity of Canterbury. 07.12.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. Credited with 107 missions and 17 victories. He was the youngest of the four Galland brothers. GALLAND, Wilhelm-Ferdinand (“Wutz”). (DOB: 23.10.14 in Bochum). (R, DKG). 1935 entered Luftwaffe and served in a Flak-Regiment. 1939-40 in the Flakartillerie. 1940-41 flight and fighter training. 1941 with Erg.Gr./JG 26. 27.06.41 trf to II./JG 26. 06.41 Staka of 5./JG 26. 23.07.41 Oblt., 6./JG 26. 06.11.41 Oblt., 6./JG 26. 13.01.42 accidently shot down a fellow JG 26 pilot. The incident was “cleaned up” for the official records. 05.05.42 promo to Oblt., appt Staka 5./JG 26 (to 02.01.43). 19.08.42 his Fw 190 A-3 (Black 8) shot up over Dieppe landings. 12.10.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 03.01.43 promo to Hptm. and appt Kdr. II./JG 26 (to 17.08.43). 09.01.43 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Hptm., Stab II./JG 26. 29.01.43 Hptm.,awarded DKG, II./JG 26. 08.03.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 26. 21.04.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 26. 18.05.43 promo to Maj.; Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./JG 26. 26.06.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 26. 04.07.43 Maj., Stab II./JG 26. 17.08.43 Maj., Stab II./JG 26 KIA – in Fw 190 A-5 (<< + -) shot down by 56 FG P-47 Thunderbolt escorts during an intercept mission against U.S. bombers nears Hees in the Liège area, crashed 5 km W of Maastricht. Body recovered two months later. Buried at Lommel/Belgium. Credited with 186 combat missions and 55 air victories. GALLANT, Georg. 24.05.43 Maj. d.R.z.V. with Abwicklungsstelle/Luftgaukdo. Charkow, trf to FliegerErs.Btl. III (to 03.09.43). 03.09.43 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. III. 15.10.43 trf to RLM (Gen.Qu./Chef d.Nachschubwesens). GALLAS, Paul. (DOB: 23.07.95). (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GALLE, Ernst. (DOB: 12.09.87). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe as Oblt. 01.10.37 promo to Oberst (Wm.). 13.06.39 Oberst, Kdr. Luftzeugamt Schwerin. 15.07.39 appt Kdr. Luftzeuggruppe 1. 01.09.42 Oberst, trf from Reichskriegsgericht to RLM pool and assigned temporary duty to WehrErs.Insp. Potsdam (to 30.11.42). 01.12.42 appt Kdr. Wehrbezirk Schleswig. GALLE, Max. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.06.43 Obstlt. at Kampfbeobachterschule 3, appt provisional Kdr. Bordschützen-Anwärter-Btl. 1 (and concurrently appt provisional Kdr. Blindflugschule 1?) (to 21.06.43). 21.06.43 trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Fliegerwaffentechnischen Schule 2 for temporary duty. 21.08.43 Obstlt., trf permanently to Fliegerwaffentechnischen Schule 2 and appt Kdr. of the school’s Lehrgangleitung (instructional department). GALLÉ, Siegesbert. (DOB: 16.12.05). (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GALLE, Walter. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 13.08.42 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 9/IV. 25.03.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV, trf to Fl.Pl.Kdo. 107/XI. 29.08.43 Maj., Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. D 107/XI (See). GALLER, Leopold. (DOB: 29.06.06 in Münster). (W.B.K. Münster i.W.). 1941 in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 10. 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 05.06.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.44 in 1./NAGr. 12 in Albania. Last rank: Oblt. GALLERA, Hans-Peter von. 06.01.37 Lt., with J/88 KIA -shot down vic Madrid/Spain. GALLERT, Felix. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). GALLEY, Heinz Peter. (DOB: 18.08.12). 1942 Instructor with Blindflugschule 4. 1942 instructor with Blindflugschule 8. 1943 trf to Blindflugschule 3. 01.06.43 (01.04.43?) promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). 1943 appt instructor with FFS A 5. 1944 appt instructor FFS B 14. GALLI, Josef. 15.09.43 Oblt., in 6./KG 6 MIA - in Ju 88 A-14 (3E+FP) shot down by a Mosquito of 89 Sqdn. near Dungeness/U.K. GALLIN, Erich. 20.04.43 Lt., with Wekusta 26 MIA - Ju 88 D-1 (5M+N) shot down by fighter vic Cap Bon. GALLINGER, Rudolf. (DOB: 13.07.11 in Rostock). 22.11.42 Oblt., FFS A/B 42. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from FFS A/B 42 to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 1943-44 in Sturmstaffel 1 (to 07.01.44). 1944 trf to II./SG 4. 1945 Hptm. and Staka 5./SG 4. GALLION, Hans-Georg. 01.09.39 Oblt., in A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 14. 03.07.40 Oblt. in 8./KG 77, WIA/POW - Do 17 Z (3Z+GS) shot down by Hurricanes of 32 Sqdn., force-landed at Baybrooks, Kent. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GALLITZ, Franz. (DOB: 28.06.09). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GALLMANN, ? . 19.02.40 Oblt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606. GALLMANN, Ernst. 11.03.43 Hptm., trf from IV./KG 6 to IV./LG 1. 05.43 appt Staka 5./LG 1 (to 09.43). 1943 Hptm., appt Adjutant II./LG 1 (to 1943). 12.43 appt Staka Stabsstaffel/Lehrgeschwader 1 (to 1944). (n.d.) Adj. in Bordfl.Gr. 196. 00.44 Maj., Maj. beim Stabe/Bordfl.Gr. 196 (to 24.03.44 KIA). 07.01.44 Hptm., Erg.Kü.Fl.Nahaufkl.u.Bord.St. unhurt? - Ar 196 A-3 (6H+OM) lost in Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K emergency landing in Pl.Qu. 3688 during patrol near Bornholm. 24.03.44 Hptm., Ia Stab/Bo.Fl.Gr. 196 KIA – in Ju W 34 (T3+CB) shot down by a Mosquito of 613 Sqdn., crashed vic Tranders/Denmark. Buried at Frederikshavn Cemetery. GALLMANN, Rolf. (DOB: 06.07.21). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A1. GALLO, Kurt. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flak). GALLOWITSCH, Bernhard (Bernd). (DOB: 23.02.18 in Wien). (R). 1939-40 in KGr. 100. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., FFS C Prag-Rusin. 06.40 converted to fighters and assigned to IV./JG 51. 06.05.41 Lt., with 10./JG 51. 04.08.41 Lt., 10./JG 51. Mid-1941? trf to Stab/JG51. 31.08.41 Lt., acting Staka 12./JG 51 (to 11.41). 15.09.41 Lt., awarded Ehrenpokal. 10.10.41 Lt., 12./JG 51. 15.12.41 Lt., 12./JG 51. 24.01.42 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 12./JG 51. 05.42 severely WIA, spending months in hospital. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 26.03.43 trf from Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe to RLM (LP 5). 1944 III./Erg.JG 2 - Me 262 jet training at Lechfeld. 01.05.45 Maj., appt Staka 4./JG 1 (to 05.05.45). Credited with c.480 combat missions, 64 air victories and the destruction of at least 23 tanks. †28.12.83 in Wien-Schwechat. GALLOWITSCH, Josef. 01.09.39 promo to Obstlt. 01.11.39 trf from Flak-Rgt. 6 to RLM (L.Flak). 13.03.42 Obstlt., trf from RLM to Wehrbezirkskdo. Berlin V. 01.10.42 promo to Oberst (Wm.). GALLUS, Siegfried. 22.11.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 781, trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 93. 19.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 93 to 13. Flakdiv. GALLWITZ, Dipl.Ing Karl. (DOB: 29.01.82 in Pitschen/Oberschlesien). 01.04.01 entered the Heer. 14.07.06 conferred with Dipl.Ing. 22.03.07 promo to Lt.d.R. WWI served in the infantry. 16.01.15 promo to Oblt.d.R. 16.05.33 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Oberregierungsbaurat with effect on 01.05.33. 16.05.33 appt Abt.Leiter LD III-Bau in RLM. 01.05.34 promo to Ministerialrat. 21.04.36 regular member of the Deutschen Akademie des Bauwesens. 01.08.37 Ministerialdirigent. 01.02.39 appt Abt. Chef LD 5 (Bauwesen) im RLM. 01.04.40 promo to Ministerialdirektor. 17.09.39 appt Chef Amtsgruppe Bauwesen d.Lw./RLM. 08.08.40 member of the Wehrmacht– Dienststrafhof (Armed Forces Disciplinary Court). 05.05.44 placed on leave. 31.08.44 retired. †26.07.45 in Berlin. GALLWITZ, Dr. Karl. (DOB: 18.08.95 in Göttingen). 07.41 Maj., appt Lufttransportführer Lw.Kdo. Südost (to 06.07.43). (n.d.) Leiter/Kdr. Nachschubstelle Piräus (Greece), then in Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Südost (to 28.05.43). 28.05.43 Obstlt. (d.R.), trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III. GALLY (GALLE?), ? . 17.12.42 Oblt. in II./KG 6. GALSCHE, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., Staka 5./JG 132. GALTS, Dr.(med.) Galt. (DOB: 25.01.19). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.09.43 promo to Ass.Arzt/San. (Kr.O.). GALZIGNA, Anton von. (DOB: 30.06.94). (n.d.) Oberst - [Croatian national in Luftwaffe service]. GAMBAL, Siegfried. 01.01.40 Lt., Aufkl.Gr. 10. (RDA adjusted to 01.01.39). c.23.10.43 Oblt., appt Staffelführer 1./NAGr. 12. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. 19.12.43 MIA – in Bf 109 G-6 believed shot down by AA fire over Taranto harbor/Italy. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GAMBER, A. 22.06.40 Lt., 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 23 KIA - Go 145 crashed at Choye, SE of Gray, cause unknown. GAMBER, Albrecht. (DOB: 04.04.11 in Heilbronn). (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 01.06.40 Fw., promo to Lt. (Fl.). 22.06.40 KIA vic Choye (12 km SE of Gray). Buried at Andilly. GAMBER, Günther. (DOB: 15.02.15). (W.B.K. Heidelberg). 01.02.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GAMBKE, Dr. Erdmann. 14.12.39 Maj., appt Kdt. Fl.H. Strausberg (to 1942)? 16.02.43 Obstlt.(d.R.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. E 34/VI to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII. 01.05.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII, ordered to III. Lw.-Feldkorps for temporary duty. 04.04.44 Hptm.?, appt Ib/7. Jagddivision. 15.06.44 appt Ib/8. Jagddivision. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GAMIG, Albert. (DOB: 06.12.08). (W.B.K. Grimma). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GAMM, Johannes. 15.06.42 Maj.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Luftgaustab z.b.V. 1 to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III. 06.43 Maj. (d.R.) with Luftzeuggruppe West, appt provisional Kdr. der Kfz.-Beständelager d.Lw. 11/VI. GAMMEL, Karl. (DOB: c. 1912/13). 22.12.39 Lt., 1./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 E overturned in a forced landing at near Schifferstadt, 9 km NW of Speyer - had become disoriented in bad weather. Buried in St. Barbarara cemetery in Linz. GAMMELIN, Erich. (DOB: 30.11.96). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GAMMRATH, Hermann. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 01.44 Hptm., appt Kdt.d.Stabsquartier/23. Flak-Div. and concurrently Kolonnenführer/23. Flak-Div. (to 03.45). GAMPE, Friedrich. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GAMPE, Hans. 08.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. I, trf to Stab/21. Lw.-Felddivision. GAMRADT, Fritz. (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 29.07.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII, trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. XII. 24.09.44 Maj., appt Kdt.d.Stabsquartier/Fallschirm-AOK 1. GAMRADT, Hans. (DOB: 06.02.15). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GAMRINGER, Johann. (DKG). 03.38 Lt., Kdt. Jagdstaffel Nr. 1 /Jagdgeschwader Nr. 1 of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, eventually assigned to JG 134. 10.10.38 Oblt. with 3. J/88 of the Condor Legion. 13.07.42 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 16.02.43 Hptm., trf from FrontfliegerSammelgruppe to Störkampfgruppe Luftflottenkdo. 1. 01.08.43 promo to Maj. 30.08.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, unspecified Störkampf-Gr. 24.04.44 appt Kdr. NSGr. 4 (to c. 08.05.45). 02.09.44 Maj., NSGr. 4. Credited with 2 victories (including one in Spain). GAMSJÄGER, Roland. (DOB: 09.03.09). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. Bonn-Hangelar, released from active military service and reemployed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). GAMST, Carl. (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GANDELA, Johann. (DOB: 14.03.14). (W.B.K. Schweidnitz). 14.12.42 Lt., II./Flak-Rgt. 52 WIA - by an air raid on Bizerta. 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GANELMAYOR, Rudolf. 01.11.37 began 5.Offz.Erg.Jahrgang. 01.11.38 promo to Fähnrich. GANDER, ? . 1940 Lt., with 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. O.d.L. (to 1941). GANDERT, Hans-Eberhard. (DOB: 02.09.92 in Sandberg/Mark Brandenburg). 1905 attended Potsdam cadet school (to 1908). 22.03.12 entered the Heer. 1912 attended Cadet Institute, Gross Lichterfelde(?). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 02.06.14 began pilot training with Fliegerschule Niederneuendorf. 19.08.14 trf to Fliegerersatz-Abt. Döberitz. 14.09.14 trf to FliegerAbt. 31. 27.12.14 trf to Armeeflugpark Süd. 06.06.16 trf to Flieger-Abt. 54. 16.06.16 promo to Lt. (RDA 02.06.11). 18.08.16 promo to Oblt. 03.11.16 trf to Fliegerersatz-Abt. 8 . 12.12.16 trf to Fliegerersatz-Abt. 3. 13.07.17 trf to Armeeflugpark Süd. 04.08.17 trf to Flieger-Abt. 242. 02.11.17 trf to Flieger-Abt. 24. 23.12.17 trf to Fliegerersatz-Abt. 14. 09.01.18 appt Führer of Jasta 51. 01.03.18 appt Führer of Jagdgruppe 6. 29.09.18 became POW. 09.04.19 released. 01.08.23 promo to Hptm. 01.11.30 on the Geheime Fliegerliste. 01.07.33 promo to Maj. 01.10.34 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe with a rank of Maj. and assigned to the RLM. 07.01.35 temporary duty to Grosse KFS Lechfeld, FFS Cottbus and then le.Kraftfahr-Kp. III. 01.07.35 promo to Obstlt. 01.02.36 appt Kdr. Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 12 (Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 62?) and concurrently Kdt. Fl.H. Quedlinburg (to 31.07.38). 01.08.37 promo to Oberst. 01.10.37 appt Kdr. Flieger-Ers.Btl. II. 01.07.38 trf to RLM and appt an Abt.-Chef. 01.12.39 promo to Gen.Maj. 19.07.41 appt Inspekteur d.Inspizient für Bekleidungsu.Verpflegungswesens d.Lw./RLM. 01.05.42 appt Kdr. Flakübungsplatz Zingst (to 26.11.44). 26.11.44 trf to Fhr.Res. OKL. 28.02.45 Gen.Maj., retired from active service. †24.07.47 in Augsberg. GANDORFER, Heinrich. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Fest.Flak-Abt. 34. 01.10.41 promo to Oblt./A2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GANG, Hermann. (DOB: 14.06.14). 03.02.43 Oblt.(d.R.), trf from Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe to Luftdienstkdo. 1/11. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 05/06.12.44 Hptm. in 6./NJG 6, KIA - Ju 88 G-6 (2Z+FP) crashed near Crailsheim due to motor fire. GANGE, Herbert. (DOB: 08.09.20). 31.07.42 Lt., 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 POW - Ju 88 (M2+AK) shot down by a Beaufighter during a raid on Birmingham - bailed out. [Version #2: 31.07.42 Lt., 2./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 unhurt? - Ju 88 A-4 (M2+AK) shot down by a Mosquito of 264 Sqdn. , crashed vic Hornyold Field, Malvern Wells.] GANGHOFER, Gert. (DOB: 01.08.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GANGL, Hubert. 05.07.42 Lt., 2./KGr. 106 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (M2+AK) lost in unknown circumstances. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GANGUIN, Siegfried. 04.02.43 Obstlt.(d.R.), Kdr. V./Artillerie-Rgt. 11 (L), trf to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte. GANNER, Josef. 01.10.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Offz.z.b.V. Nafü Koflug 2/III Almelo-Niederlande. GANS, Eduard. 1944 Lt., appt Offz. beim Stabe with 25. Flak-Div. (to 05.45). GANS, Johann. (DOB: 20.05.11). (W.B.K. Freiburg/Breisgau). 01.10.42 Fw.(d.R.), promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Bau-). GANSE, Gustav. 08.06.42 Maj.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Krafhfahrverfügungs-Abt. 2 to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Belg./Nordfr. GANSER, Egon. 01.07.39 Hptm., with Luftpark Gablingen. 01.12.42 in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Charkow, promo to Obstlt. 25.05.43 in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Charkow, trf to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 12. GANSEWIG, Herbert. (DOB: 23.06.06). 20.05.41 Oblt., Chef 12. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. KIA. GÄNSHIRT, Hans. (DOB: 30.07.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt. GANSHORN, Otto. (DOB: 16.07.18). (W.B.K. München II). 01.04.40 Fw., RA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GANSKE, Franz. (DOB: 14.03.08). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GANSKE, Karl. 02/03.12.40 Lt.z.S., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606 KIA - Do 17 Z-3 (7T+KL) crashed at sea after taking off from Brest - possibly lost to fighters. GÄNSLER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 22.05.19 in Oberndorf/Württemberg or in Arnstadt/Thüringen). (R, DKG). c.1941-44 Bordschütze in NJG 1 and NJG 4. 16.01.44 Uffz., awarded DKG, 12./NJG 1. 17.01.44 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 27.07.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, Bordschütze Stabsstaffel IV./NJG 1. Credited with c.150 combat missions and participation in 115 night victories, flying mainly with Ludwig Becker and Heinz Schnaufer. †22.11.85 in Calw/Württemberg. GANSLMAYR, Rudolf. (DOB: 08.01.19 in München). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 17.09.40 Lt., 3./KG 54 KIA - Ju 88 A-1 (B3+OL) shot down by a Defiant of 141 Sqdn., crashed vic St.Andrews Close, Maidstone. GANSMANN, Hermann. 08.11.42 Oblt., II./KG 26 WIA - He 111 H-6 (A8+EH) to unknown cause, force-landed in the mountains near Algiers GANSMÜLLER, Johann. 01.06.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in 2. (schw.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 227. GANSOR, Günter. (DOB: 13.09.16). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) Oblt., Lw.-FestungsBtl. XXVI. GANSS, Georg. 25.10.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Tutow to Flus.Hauptstelle Berlin. 16.05.42 Maj., Leiter Flugsicherungshauptstelle Lyon, trf to IV./Ln.Rgt. 1. 01.09.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 15.10.42 assigned temporary duty to Stab/Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Südost (to 15.01.43). 25.11.42 trf Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K to Stab Höh.Nafü/Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Süd. 1944 Chef d. Abt. Beschaffung von Nachrichtenu.Funknavigationsgerät/Generalluftzeugmeister. GANSS, Hermann. 01.01.43 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 01.02.45 Maj. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. 227. GANTE, Bengt (Bernd?). (DOB: 08.07.17). 19.07.41 Oblt., 1./KG 54 damaged Ju 88 A-4 (B3+BH) by AA vic Nowograd. 25.08.41 Oblt., 2./KG 54 lost Ju 88 A-4 (B3+SK) to motor trouble, ditched in Gulf of Patras. 26.10.41 Oblt., appt Staka 2./KG 54 (to 05.09.42 - KIA - during an Allied attack on base at Iráklion). 20.04.42 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. Buried at Maleme. GANSYLMAYR, Rudolf. (DOB: 08.01.19 in München). 17/18.09.40 Lt., 3./KG 54 KIA - Ju 88 A-1 (B3+FL(OL?)) lost to a Defiant nightfighter of 141 Sqdn. vic near Dieppe (Maidstone?) after raid on London. GANTEN, Hans. (DOB: 18.07.08). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GANTER, Karl. 15.11.42 Maj.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Beobachteranwärter-Btl. I to Fernaufkl.Fl.Schule 1. GANTER, Robert. 01.10.39 Maj., with Fl.H.Kdtr. Giessen. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 15.06.44 Obstlt., appt Qu 2/Luftflotte 5. GANTZ, Benno. (DOB: 05.12.13). 1940 3./JFS 5. 27.06.42 Lt., 7./JG 51. 29.07.42 Lt., 7./JG 51. 06.08.42 Lt., 7./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 F-2 hit by AA vic Mjatotino. Credited wth 17 victories. GANTZCKOW, Gerd. (DOB: 16.10.10). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GANTZER, Johannes. 01.04.43 in III./Fallschirmjäger-Rgt. 2, promo to Hptm. GANZ, ? . 15.11.44 Obstlt., Chef der Abt. Funk/Chef d. Techn. Luftrüstung in Gen.St.d.Lw. GANZ, Alois. (DOB: 19.10.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GANZ, Peter. 09.42 Lt., 1./SAGr. 126 fate unstated - Ar 196 (D1+DH) - no details. GANZENBERG, Georg. (DOB: 14.07.14 in Grossenstein). 01.01.38 promo to Lt. 1940 appt Zugführer 10. Zug/Ln.Rgt. 4. 1940 appt Adj. Ln.Rgt. 4. 1940 appt Kp.Chef 6./Ln.Rgt. 32. 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 1942 appt Techn.Hilfe (Funk) to Nafü Stab/II./Fl.Korps. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. (Ln.). 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab/Ln.Rgt. 32. 05.43 in 8./Ln.-Rgt. 32. 1943 appt Kp.Chef 8./Ln.Rgt. 32. 1943 appt Chef. Flugmelde-Kp.z.b.V. 2. 1943 appt Nafü Stab/JG 77. 1944 appt Kdr. Ln.Stelle IV. 1944 appt Kdr. Ln.Stelle Feld-Luftgaukdo. 36 XXVIII. 1944 appt Chef Ln.Kp.(mot) 20. 1944 appt Kdr. I./Ln.Lehr-Rgt. 305. 1944 appt Lehrgangsleiter Ln.Schule 6. 1945 appt Kdr. Ln.Schule NS-Führungsstab. 1945 trf to NS-Führungs-Abt. Lfl.Kdo. 6. GANZENMÜLLER, Albert. (DOB: 25.02.05). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister(d.R.). promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GANZENMÜLLER, Erich. (n.d.) Oblt., appt Ia op 2 of 16. Flak-Div. (to 15.02.45). 15.02.45 Oblt., appt Ia op 2A of VI. Flakkorps. (to 08.05.45). GANZER, Friedrich. 01.01.39 promo to Maj. 13.05.42 Maj., trf from Grosse KFS 1 to Stab/IX. Fliegerkorps. 01.08.42 Maj., trf to Koflug 3/III (to c.03.43). 19.03.43 trf from Auffanglager/Luftgaukdo. XI to Luftgaukdo. XXV. GANZERT, Rolf. 10.05.40 Oblt. in 5./KG 4, POW – his He 111 P (5J+KN) shot down by Dutch Fokker G 1s and belly-landed south of Zevenbergschehoek. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GANZEVOORT, Peter. (DOB: 18.06.21). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). GAPP, Franz. (DOB: 08.07.19 in Erbach/Württemberg). (R, DKG). 04.04.37 entered the Wehrmacht. 30.09.37 assigned to Inf.-Rgt. 56. 10.37 trf to the Luftwaffe. 14.10.37 trf to I./St.G. 165 as a gunner (to 15.11.38). 16.11.38 underwent pilot training at FFS A/B at Straubing (to 03.11.39). 22.04.40 to Grosse KFS Thorn. 01.06.40 trf to III./LG 1. 02.41 with 8./LG 1. 08.06.42 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 21.08.42 Fw., awarded DKG, 2./LG 1. 11.42 trf to 8./KG 6. 01.06.43 trf to IV./KG 6 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K as an instructor. 18.09.43 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 8./KG 6. 01.11.43 appt Gruppenfluglehrer in IV./KG 6. 10.06.44 trf to 8./KG 6. 11.44 retrained as a fighter pilot. 08.05.45 POW at Podersam (Saaz). 01.03.56 joined the Bundeswehr as an Ofw. – Annahmestelle Bw für Luftwaffenpersonal. 1956/61 with Lufttransportgeschwader 61 as pilot. 1961/62 Eprobungsstelle 61, Oberpfaffenhofen. 1962/63 Lehrgang Testpilotenschule Istre/France. 1963/68 placed on indefinite leave from the Bundeswehr; employed by Weserflug Brementestbesatzung as a test pilot for the C 160 Transall. 1968/71 test pilot LTG 61, Neubiberg. 30.09.71 retired as an Hauptfeldwebel. 1984 retirement rank changed to Stabsfeldwebel. Credited with at least 2 victories in 426 combat missions during the war. GAPPERT, Dr.(med.) Karl. (DOB: 23.06.09). (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt/San. (Zahnarzt) (RDA 01.04.43). GARBADE, Rudolf. (DKG). 08.09.42 Lt., Stab/St.G. 2 awarded the DKG. GARBE, Armin. (DOB: 07.07.20). (W.B.K. Chemnitz I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 20.07.44 Lt. in III./KG 100, credited with sinking an enemy destroyer this date (according to the Kommodore of KG 100). 09.08.44 Lt., 8./KG 100 MIA - lost to unknown cause vic Les Sables. GARBE, Detlev. (DOB: 02.10.19). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GARBE, Lothar. 1943 Hptm., Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 165 (to 08.43). 08.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. schw.FlakAbt. 534 (to 11.43). GARBERS, Gustav. 19.06.44 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. GARBRECHT, Günther. (DOB: 10.01.25).

10.44 Lt., I./JG 108.

GARBRECHT, Harry. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Wehrbezirkskdo. Erfurt. 01.11.43 with Koflug 8/VI, promo to Obstlt. GARBRECHT, Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.11.20). (W.B.K. Dortmund I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GARBUZINSKI, Karl Heinz). 01.11.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 22, promo to Oblt. (RDA as 01.8.42). GARCKE, Paul. 01.04.39 promo to Oberst (Erg.O.). 15.07.39 trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. IV to Stab/Lg.Kdo. I. 01.06.42 Oberst, trf from Ob.d.L. pool to Lg.Kdo. Kiew area. 01.11.42 Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Rgt. 7/XII (previously with Lg.Kdo. Kiew), trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Kiew. 31.03.45 Oberst (Tr.O.) in Lw.-BauAusb.u.Ers.Btl. III, released from active military service. GARDE, ? . 01.05.35 Obstlt.(E), Kdt. Kdtr d. Flakart.Schiessplatzes Deep bez. Stettin. GARDIEWSKI, Eberhard. (DOB: 17.04.16). (n.d.) 4./NJG 1. 01.07.42 promo to Oblt./A1. 13/14.09.42 Lt., 6./NJG 2. 25.09.42 lost a Bf 110 crashed at Terschelling/Holland, cause unknown. 15.05.43 Oblt., appt Staka 12./NJG 1 (to 25.07.43 POW). 11/12.06.43 WIA - Bf 110 G-4 crashed on landing at Gilze-Rijen. 25.07.43 Oblt., 12./NJG 1 POW - Bf 110 G-4 (G9+AZ) bailed out N of Texel after damage from B-17s. Following capture on 25.07.43, he told his RAF interrogator that he was a cousin of Lw. Generaloberst Jeschonnek. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. He had flown 75 combat missions. Credited with 4 victories. GARDITZ, Walter. (n.d.) Oblt., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XIV. GÄRDTNER, Rudolf. (DOB: 04.03.94). 1918 promo to Oblt. 1940 appt Kp.Offz. Fl.Ausb.Rgt.10. 1940 trf to Aufkl.Fl.Schule 1. 1940 appt Kp.Chef with Aufkl.Fl.Schule 3. 1941 promo to Hptm. 1943 appt Kp.Chef in II./FAGr. 101. 29.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), trf from II./FAG 101 to FFS C 8 (or B 8?). 1944 promo to Maj. 1944 appt Kp.Chef with Fl.Pl.Kdo. Wiener-Neustadt. GARDY, Wilhelm. (DOB: 07.02.12 in Homberg/Niederrhein). 1932 trained as a teacher (to 1937). 01.04.42 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Zugführer 1.Zug /le.Ers.Flak-Abt. 747. 1942 appt Zugführer 5. Zug/le.Ers.Flak-Abt. 645. 1943 appt Zugführer 2./le.Flak-Abt. 737. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef 3./le.FlakAbt. 943. 1944 appt Zugführer in 3./le.Flak-Abt. 892. GAREIS, ? . 13/14.04.45 Lt., 7./NJG 6 KIA - Bf 110 crashed vic Pfaffenhofen due to unknown cause.

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Section G - K GAREIS, Hans. 15.06.44 Lt., 1./JG 1 KIA - Fw 190 A-8 (White 13) in combat vic St. Pol [St. Paul/Flers?]. No known grave. GAREIS, Johann. (DOB: 05.05.17). (W.B.K. Troppau). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl). GAREIS, Wilhelm. (DOB: 11.04.88 in Weiden). (RK, DKG). 07.03.42 Maj.d,R., I./Art.Rgt. 219 (183. Inf.Div.) awarded the DKG. 29.01.43 Obstlt.(d.R./Heer), in Gen.Kdo. XIII. Fliegerkorps, appt Kdr. Artillerie-Rgt./3. Lw.-Felddivision. †18.12.43 in Russia. 05.02.44 Oberst d.R., Kdr. Art.Rgt. 3 (L), (3. Lw.Felddivision), awarded the Ritterkreuz. GAREISS, Franz. (DOB: 10.05.20). (W.B.K. Wien III). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÄRGES, Richard. (DOB: 1917). 27.12.44 Lt., 1./Fsch.Pi.Btl. 5. MIA. GARICK, Georg. 01.02.42 promo to Oberst. GARIMBERTI, Hans. 26.06.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Werft-Kp. 25 to Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. bei Italuft. GARLEB, Erich. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.09.21 RDA as Lt. d.R.z.V. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). GARLICHS,

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GARLING, Hans. (DOB: 27.02.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GARLIPP, Karl. (DOB: 12.08.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GARLIPP, Werner. (DOB: 04.12.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GARLOF, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 28.11.14). (W.B.K. Rostock). (n.d.) employed as a Bankbeamter. 01.02.43 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 15.05.44 Oblt.d.R., Sachbearbeiter Ic in Stab/AOK 9. GARMS, Hans. (DKG). 31.01.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, III./KG.z.b.V. 1. 16.02.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 1943 Hptm., Staka 9./KG.z.b.V. 1. (acc Tesapsides). 26.02.43 trf from KGr.z.b.V. 108 to LKS 2. GARMS, Lars. (DKG). 30.09.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 30.09.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 31.05.42 Oblt., appt Staka 2./KG 100 (to 13.01.43 MIA). 13.01.43 Hptm., Staka 2./KG 100 MIA - He 111 H-14 (6N+AK) lost while attacking tanks along the Don. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm. 09.09.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, 2./KG 100. 13.01.43 Hptm. and Staka 2./KG 100, MIA in the vicinity of the Donbogen (bend in the Don River) area. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GARMS, Werner. (n.d.) had flown commercially in Papua New Guinea. 01.03.42 Oblt., 10./KG 51 MIA?/KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (9K+DS) in Russia, cause unknown. GARN, Dr.(med.) Werner. (DOB: 15.03.14). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (RDA 01.06.43). GARNERUS, Karl. (W.B.K. Bochum). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GARNIER, Hans-Joachim von. (DOB: 21.05.07 in Berlin). 1943 stationed in Romania. Last rank: Hptm. GARRE, Georg. (DOB: 30.09.98). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GARRE, Günther (Günter?). (DOB: 24.11.21). (W.B.K. Iserlohn). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer (Ln.-Flugm.d.AFMZ "Aal") /Ln.Rgt. 227. GARRELT, Hanns. 05.42 Hptm., possibly Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 26/XI. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GARRET-RUEDA, Frederico. (DOB: 27.07.17 in Spain). 05.07.42 Oblt., 15.(Span)/JG 51. 15.10.42 Oblt., assigned to 15./JG 51. [Spanish national in Luftwaffe service]. GARSCHINA, Dr. Benno. 09.40 Hptm.(d.R.), Kp.-Chef 1./Lw.Bau-Btl. 4/XVII, appt Kp.-Chef 2./Lw.Bau-Btl. 19/XVII.

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Section G - K GARSKI, Eugen. 10.05.40 Obstlt., Kdr. III./Inf.Rgt. Grossdeutschland led the force for the Nives-Witry Group of Operation Niwi. - [an Heer guy, not Luftwaffe!] GARTELMANN, Johann. (DOB: 04.06.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GARTEN, Franz. (DOB: 26.03.24). 06.05.44 Ofw., 5./JG 52. 05.45 Lt., with I./JG 53. Credited with 2 victories. GARTEN, Hans-Heinrich Auf dem. (DOB: 31.01.12). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.10.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GARTEN, Herbert. (DOB: 31.08.23). (DKG). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1., NAG 102. 28.01.44 Lt., 1./NAGr. 2. 22.04.44 Lt., 1./NAGr. 2. 23.07.44 Lt., 1./NAGr. 2. 01.11.44 Lt., 1./NAGr. 2. 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Aufkl.Gr. awarded the DKG. Credited with 8 victories. GARTENFELD, Karl-Edmund. (DOB: 27.07.99 in Aachen). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). (R, DKG). World War I served with the Seeflieger. After the war worked for Lufthansa. 1936 joined the Luftwaffe. 1939 trf to Versuchsstelle für Höhenflüge. c.03.40 enrolled in parachute training in Oranienburg. 05.05.40 Hptm., Staka 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. 04.08.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. 03.02.43 Hptm., Stafü in Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L., awarded the Ritterkreuz. 03.43 appt Staka Staffel Gartenfeld of the Abwehr I which placed agents behind Soviet lines (2./Versuchsverband Ob.d.L.) (to 21.02.44). 01.07.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). 1.02.44 Maj., appt Kdr. I./KG 200 (to 19.04.44). 1945 and postwar employed in Organization Gehlen under code names “Schäfer”, ”Koks”, “Baumann” and “Eckbard”, this being an OSS/CIA run German intelligence agency. †04.01.55 in Frankfurt am Main. [ Kracker claims names are Eduard Edgar Gartenfeld]. GARTGRUBER, Franz. (DOB: 28.01.85 in Wien). 1940 Maj. and Offz.z.b.V. in 5./JG 53. GARTHE, Arnold. 07.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf to Stab/Gen.Kdo. VI. Armeekorps. 01.11.42 in Stab/Gen.Kdo. VI. Armeekorps, promo to Oberst (Wm.). GARTH, Dr.(Z) Josef. (W.B.K. Krefeld). 01.03.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GÄRTHE, Werner. 21.06.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.), trf from 4. Fährenflottille to Stationskdo. d.Nordsee – Marineoffz.Pers.Abt., Wilhelmshaven. GARTHMANN, Wilhelm. 14.05.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. Nachschubkolonnen-Abt. 2/II. GÄRTIG, Walter. (DOB: 07.03.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in 12./Ln.-Rgt. 5, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). GARTLER, Dr. (med.) Erich. (W.B.K. Graz). 01.07.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GÄRTNER, ? . 28.01.44 Lt., Stab II./SG 4. GÄRTNER, Albert. (DOB: 04.02.18). (W.B.K. Annaberg). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GÄRTNER, Arthur. (DOB: 04.01.06). 01.43 Hptm., Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 387 (still 04.45). 01.02.44 promo to Maj.d.R. GARTNER, Engelbert. (DOB: 12.08.16 in Wien). 1944 Lt., with "20./Ln" in Romania. GARTNER, Ernst. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. GÄRTNER, Franz. (DOB: 26.03.24). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 17.03.44 Lt., 5./JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 2 + -) crashed at Kamenz Podolskij, cause unknown. 10.44 Lt., 7./JG 52. Credited with 17 victories. †01.08.2002. GARTNER, Gerhard. (DOB: 26.08.23). 01.06.43 Ofhr., SG 101, promo to Lt. 28.01.44 Lt., Stab II./SG 4. 13.05.44 WIA - Fw 190. Credited with one victory. GÄRTNER, Gottfried. (DOB: 03.12.23). 01.02.43 FAG 101, promo to Lt./Ing. (Tr.O.) (RDA 01.12.42). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GÄRTNER, Dr. (med.) H. 12.42 (rank?), Chef Feldlaboratorium (mot) d.Lw. 5. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÄRTNER, Heinz. (DOB: 15.12.10). 16.05.39 appt Staka 2./JG 3. 01.07.39 (16.05.39?) Oblt., in Stab I./JG 76, re-appt Staka 2./JG 3 (to 29.05.40). 29.05.40 Hptm., Staka 2./JG 3 MIA/KIA – Bf 109 E shot down by a Spitfire of 610 Sqdn. over Dunkirk). 23.05.40 Hptm., 2./JG 3. Credited with one victory. GÄRTNER, Dr. (med.) Horst. (W.B.K. Münster/Westf.). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GÄRTNER, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 12.05.18). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). 12.43 Hptm., Kdr. IV./Ln.-Rgt. 200. 30.01.45 promo to Maj.(A 2/Ln.). 02.45 Maj., appt Kdr. Ln.-Abt. 64. 1945 also listed as Kdr. Ln.-Verbindungs-Abt. (mot) 1. GÄRTNER, Kurt. (DOB: 25.12.05. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.11.42 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÄRTNER, Ludwig. (DOB: 26.04.10 in Karlsruhe). 1940 Beobachter in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 19.11.42 trf from Kurierstaffel 110 to Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Don. 15.10.44 Hptm., appt IIa/I. Fliegerkorps. GARTNER, Maximilian. (DOB: 02.02.96). 1919 to 1933 employed in the oil industry, involved with supply and transport. 1940 assigned to RLM/Abt. 1(Gruppe I Nachschubwesens). 01.08.43 in RLM (Chef d.Nachschubwesens), promo to Oberst. 1944 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. III. GÄRTNER, Dr. Norbert. (DOB: 12.05.12 in Wien). (n.d.) studied law at the University of Vienna. 1929 went to France and joined the French Foreign Legion. 1932 joined the NSDAP. 01.05.44 promo to Oberstabsrichter. 1940 appt to Kriegsgericht d. Kommandierender General u. Befehlshaber im Luftgau XVII Wien. 1944 appt to Kriegsgericht d. Kommandierender General u. Befehlshaber im Stab/1. Jagddivision. GÄRTNER, Paul. 01.05.36 Maj.(E), Kdt. Fliegergruppe (P), Zweigstelle des Kreisluftpark(See) Wilhelmshaven. c.04.40 Obstlt., appt Leiter Feldluftpark Drontheim then Oslo (later 4/III) (to c.04.42). 01.09.41 promo to Oberst. GÄRTNER, Richard. (DOB: 20.05.99). (W.B.K. Dresden III). 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GARTNER, Rudolf. 10.12.42 Maj., trf from Wehrbezirkskdo. Glogau to Wehrbezirkskdo. Bitterfeld. 05.03.43 Maj., trf from Wehrbezirkskdo. Bitterfeld to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte. 01.07.44 promo to Obstlt. 07.10.44 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 611 (still 04.45). GÄRTNER, Rupert. (DOB: 21.02.93). (W.B.K. Schleswig). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GÄRTNER, Werner. (DOB: 03.03.20). (DKG). 01.11.41 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 08.11.43 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 16.01.44 Lt., 6./KG 3, awarded the DKG. [Version #2: 10.09.44 Oblt., 3./KG 51 MIA - Me 262 A (9K+LL) shot down by AA vic Liège.] 11.09.44 Oblt., 3./KG 51 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed vic Liège/Belgium, cause unknown. GÄRTNER, Werner. (DOB:09.09.21). 01.11.41 promo to Lt. (Fl.Ing.?). GÄRTNER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 22.11.07). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GARTTICH, ? . 13.06.41 Oblt. and Führer of the rear detachment of III./LG 1 at Catania. GARTUNG, Heinrich. 05.42 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.H. Rotterdam-Waalhaven. 09.44 Hptm., with Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 206/XI. GARTZ, Werner. 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer AbschittsflugmeldeZentrale "Hecht" /Ln.Rgt. 237. GARUS, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., KG 51 KIA vic Kerch. GARVE, Fritz. 01.11.41 promo to Hptm. 01.11.44 promo to Maj. GARVE, Heinrich. (DOB: 06.05.88). 01.07.42 promo to Obstlt.(d.R./Flak). 25.11.42 in Luftgaukdo. VI, appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 646 (still 10.43). 01.08.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 137 (to 04.45). GARZ, Hugo. (DOB: 31.01.03). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GASCHLER, Ernst. (DOB: 09.10.18). (W.B.K. München I). (DKG). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.11.43 Lt., Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.10.44 Lt., unspecified KG unit, awarded the DKG. GASCHNER, ? . 17.04.43 Hptm. and pilot in LKS 3, injured in He 70 force-landing at Bühlau. GASCHÜTZ, Heinz. (DOB: 05.01.18 in Grossenhain). (W.B.K. Grossenhain). (DKG). 1940 army observer. 08.40 promo to Lt. 1941 with 5.(H)Aufkl.Gr. 21 as a beobachter. 1940 trf to 1. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21 . 01.09.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 11.42 trf to FFS A/B 4 for pilot training. 01.01.43 trf to the Luftwaffe. 1943 trf to II./FAGr. 102. 1943 trf to FAGr. 5. 01.01.45 Oblt. in an unspecified Aufklärungs unit, awarded the DKG. GASDA, Wulf. (DOB: 29.07.09). (i.G.). 01.10.29 entered service with the Polizei (Prussian Schutspolizei). 1933 certified fluent in English. 01.08.35 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe and ordered to Flak-Abt. Brandenburg. 01.10.35 trf to II./Flak-Rgt. 23 as a Battr.-Offz. 01.05.36 trf to Ausb.Stab/FAS Wustrow as an instructor. 01.01.38 appt Adjutant in Chef Luftwehr/RLM. 01.07.38 appt Battr.-Chef in I./Flak-Rgt. 49 and then 1./le.Flak-Abt. 86. 01.04.40 promo to Hptm. 20.07.40 appt Chef Flak-Batterie Führer-Hauptquartier. 30.08.41 appt Ia op 2 in Stab/Koluft H.Gr. Süd. 15.01.42 appt Ia op 2 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Südost (to 14.07.42). 30.04.42 ordered temporary duty as acting Ia op 2 in Stab/Oberbefehlshaber Süd (to 30.06.42). 15.07.42 trf to Abt. Ia op 2/Lw.Führungsstab (to 09.05.44). 01.11.42 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. (did not attend the Luftkriegsakademie). 01.09.43 promo to Maj. 10.05.44 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 14 (to 28.11.44). 28.11.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 130 (to 04.45). GASDE, Georg. (DOB: 30.03.05). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GASEROW, Hans-Ulrich. (DOB: 03.07.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GASHE, ? . (n.d.) Hptm. and Staka of 5./JG 132. GASPAR, Radomir. (n.d.) Hptm. - [Croatian national in Luftwaffe service]. GASPARI, Adolf. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Flak-Rgt. 36. 04.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 71. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. 1944 Ia/2. Flakdivision (to 08.44). GASPERO, Alfons di. (DOB: 13.05.84 in Klagenfurt). 12.08.42 Maj.(z.V.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Wiener Neustadt to Stab/Dt.Lw.Mission in Rumänien (to 05.04.43). 05.04.43 trf to Koflug 3/VI. GÄSSBACHER, Johann. 01.01.44 Lt., Flak-Rgt. 5 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). GASSELSEDER, Adalbert. 01.03.39 Maj.(Flak), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XII to RLM pool. 13.10.39 Maj., trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XVII. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 23.12.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), appt Verb.Offz.-LS with Feldkommandantur 589 (Orléans). 02.10.43 Obstlt., appt deputy Ia op 3/FeldLg.Kdo. XXX. 31.03.45 Obstlt. (Tr.O.) in L.S.-Ers.Abt. 1, released from active military service. GASSEN, Herbert. (DOB: 13.05.22). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.01.43 Lt., Fernaufklärungsschule 1. GÄSSLER, Christian. 06.05.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.) in Flak-Abt. 683, trf to Koflug 5/XII (as Kraftfahr-Offz.) (to 17.06.43). 17.06.43 trf to Kraftfahr-Ausb.Abt. 8. GÄSSLER, Hans von. (DOB: 20.03.18). (Landeshut). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÄSSLER, Johann. 01.11.39 Oblt., trf from 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606 to FFS (See) Pütnitz. 01.08.41 promo to Hptm. 22.10.41 Staka 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 706, WIA - He 115 [Version #2: BV 138 of Stab/Kü.Fl.Gr. 706] shot down by return fire from a Catalina of 413 Sqdn. and force-landed at sea off the Kristiansand area/S Norway. 01.03.43 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.06.44 promo to Maj. 1944 with SAGr. 130. 1944 Kdr. SAGr. 131 (to 02.45). 03.45 Maj., appt Kdr. SAGr. 130 (to 08.05.45). GASSMANN, ? . 16.03.41 Oblt. and Nachr. Offz. in Stab/JG 54 unhurt? - Bf 108 damaged over Chateaudun - no details. GASSMANN, Friedich. (DOB 27.03.01).

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Section G - K GASSMANN, Karl-Heinz. 02.12.39 Oblt., LKS Berlin-Gatow trf to LKS Wildpark-Werder. 01.11.43 in 1./Ln.-Rgt. 3, promo to Maj.(Ln.). 21.01.45 Maj., appt provisional Kdr. II./Ln.-Flugsicherungs-Rgt. Reich. GASSMANN, Peter. (DOB: 04.12.10 in Bonn). (R, DKG). 01.05.35 promo to Lt. (n.d.) in 3./Tr.Gr. 186. 01.08.38 promo to Oblt. 1939 Beobachter with Stab/Tr.Gr. 186. 10.11.39 Techn.Offz. Stab/St.G. 1. 14.08.40 trf to Stab/St.G. 1. (n.d.) Hptm., Adj. Stab/St.G. 1. 01.08.41 promo to Hptm. 01.09.41 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 19.09.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./St.G. 1 (to 31.03.43). 07.02.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, III./St.G. 1. 25.05.42 Hptm.,awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. III./St.G. 1. 04.12.42 hospitalized (to 30.07.43). 20.03.43 assigned to Frontfliegersammelgruppe Quedlinburg. 15.08.43 trf to Luftflotte 5 as Verb.Offz. then with Stab Adm.Nordmeer "Grille". 01.09.43 promo to Maj. (RDA 01.03.43?). 16.02.44 trf to I./SG 152 as Verb.Offz. 1944 trf to General d.Luftwaffe beim OKM (L.In. 8) at Kiel-Holtenau. 22.04.44 Maj., appt provisional Kommodore SG 1 and then permanent Kommodore from 19.09.44 (to 08.05.45). 1945 attended Lehrgang für Verbandsführer with NS-Führungsschule II. 05.45 Maj., Kommodore SG 1. †06.09.65 in Brussels. Credited with over 800 missions. GASSMANN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 03.11.13). (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GASSNER, ? . Fall 1938 Lt., Bttr.Offz.4./Luftlande-Batterie. 03.41 Oblt., 1./Fsch.Art.-Abt. 7. (n.d.) Oblt., Zugführer in 1. Btr./Fsch.Art.-Abt. 7. GASSNER, August. (DOB: 11.11.10). (W.B.K. Mainz). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GASSNER, (Fritz? Herbert? Josef?). 22.12.42 Oblt. ferrying Ju 88s between München-Riem and Italy. GASSNER, Fritz. (DOB: 26.11.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÄSSNER, Hans Edler. 01.03.43 Lt., Bordmechaniker, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GASSNER, Herbert. 24.11.41 Lt., 8./ZG 26 POW - Bf 110 C shot down by Hurricanes and P-40s vic Gambut - El Adem area. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GASSNER, Josef. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. GASSNER, Rudolf. 01.09.39 Oblt., in Flak-Rgt. 12. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. GASSNER, Theodor. (DOB: 13.02.10). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). 01.01.41 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 30.11.44 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. Heimat-Flak-Abt. 27/I (still 04.45). GÄSSNER, Willi. (DOB: 20.04.07 in Breslau). 01.05.37 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 5756751). 11.06.44 promo to Fl.Ing. (probable date) and classified as a Beamter. GASSOW, Max. (DOB: 16.02.98). (W.B.K. Stargard i. Pomm.). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./-Bau. GAST, Franz. (DOB: 29.11.07). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GAST, Karl. (DOB: 09.11.16). (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GAST, Paul. 01.04.39 promo to Obstlt. GAST, Robert. (DOB: 28.03.20 at Kapsweyer). (R). 01.01.40 entered the Luftwaffe and was assigned to 7./Fsch.Jg. Rgt. 2. 1941-42 served in combat on the eastern front. 24.04.43 attended officer training and the Kampfschule d.Lw. Mourmelon (to 12.06.43). 24.07.43 promo to Lt. (n.d.) trf to Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 7. 01.07.44 appt acting Chef of 9./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2. 18.09.44 surrendered to the Americans at Brest. 06.10.44 Lt., Führer 9./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2 awarded the Ritterkreuz. Late 1945 Released. †11.2011. GASTEIGER, Helmward. (DOB: 12.05.21). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr..O./Flak). GÄSTEL, Günther. 14.02.42 Lt., 5./St.G. 3 KIA - Ju 87 R-2 (A5+FK) shot down by AA about 15 km SW of Ain el Gazala.

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Section G - K GASTEN, Karl. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from Aufkl.St. (F) A/88 to III.(Aufkl.)/LG 2. 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. c.27.08.42 appt Staka 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11 (to 08.43). 07.43 Hptm., Staka 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11. 01.04.45 promo to Maj. GASTER, Friedrich. (DOB: 25.10.00). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GÄSTERSTADT, Klaus. (DOB: 02.06.19 in Dresden). (DKG). 01.12.39 promo to Lt., FFS C PragRusin. 29.12.41 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.02.42 promo to Oblt. 09.04.42 Oblt., I./KG 4 awarded the DKG. 25.06.42 Oblt., I./KG 4 MIA. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GASTEYER, Walter. (DKG). 05.41 Lt., 10. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. 17.10.43 Oblt. in Fsch.Jg. Btl. Schirmer, awarded the DKG. 10.44 Hptm., Kdr. Fsch.Pi.Btl. 2. 16.12.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Fallschirm-Pionier-Btl. 2. GASTHAUS, Willi. (DOB: 06.12.16). (W.B.K. Oldenburg/Oldbg. I). 12.05.40 Fw., 4./JG 51. 08.07.40 Fw., 4./JG 51 unhurt - Bf 109 force-landed vic St. Inglevert after damage by Spitfires. 05.08.40 lost Bf 109 E-4 (White 6) no details. 25.02.41 Ofw., 4./JG 51. 26.02.41 lost Bf 109 E-7 when collided with another Bf 109 about 10 km SW from Calais, over Mardyck. 30.06.41 Ofw., 4./JG 51. 01.11.41 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.05.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 24.09.44 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 102 (to 16.04.45). Postwar, joined the Bundesluftwaffe, rising to Obstlt. Credited with 9 victories. †09.06.93. GATERMANN, Dietrich. 14.11.41 Maj.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 20/III (to 15.06.43?). 01.04.44 promo to Obstlt. and appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 205/III (to 08.05.45). GÄTH, Wilhelm. 20.04.40 Oblt., appt Staka 8./JG 3 (to 28.05.40 POW). 28.05.40 Oblt., Staka 8./JG 3 POW unhurt – Bf 109 E-3 shot down by a 213 Sqdn. Spitfire in the Nieuport-Ostende area – rescued by German forces on 06.06.40 before being evacuated to England). 12.06.40 Oblt., appt Staka 3./JFS 2 (to 23.04.41). 1941 Hptm., appt Gruppenleiter in JFS 2 (to 02.42). 15.03.43 Hptm., appt Staka 2./JG 26 (to 24.11.43(07.06.43*?)). 22.05.43 Hptm., 2./JG 26. 25.06.43 Hptm., 2./JG 26. 01.11.43 promo to Maj. 26.11.43 Maj., appt Kdr. II./JG 26 (to 01.03.44). 14.01.44 Maj., WIA – in Fw 190 A6 (Green <<1 + -) attacked by P-47s of 4rth FG vic Soissons. 14.01.44 Maj., shot down and never returned to JG 26. Apparently survived. Credited with 14 victories. [*acc Prien] GATHEMANN, Gerhard. (DOB: 13.04.22). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Lt.), St.G. 101. 29.09.43 Lt., I./St.G. 3 WIA - Ju 87 D-3/Trop crashed on the Isle of Kos"due to tire damage". GATHEN, Kurt von. (DOB: 26.02.95 in Berlin). 10.40 in Stab/JG 2 (to 07.41). 1944 Maj. with Flieger-Rgt. ?? (based at Blois near Orléans in France). GÄTJE, August. (DOB: 13.03.08). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Flak). GÄTSCHENBERGER, Albert. (n.d.) Maj. and Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 118/XI (K). GATTENLÖKNER, Heinz. (DOB: 21.11.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Ing.), JG 107. GATTER, Eugen. (DOB: 16.09.14). (W.B.K. Gmünd). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Flak). GATTERER, Walter. (DOB: 21.04.13). (n.d.) attended universities in Wien and Halle. 06.11.33 entered the Austrian Army. 1938 Lt., with the Austrian Air Force (Ln-Truppe) then trf to the Luftwaffe (on 13.03.38). 01.06.38 promo to Lt. 03.05.41 Oblt. and Chef 1.(Ausb.)/LuftflotteNachr.Schule 1 (Nordhausen). 01.01.43 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 11.43 attached to Nafü of Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 2 as a radar expert (to 10.44). 18.07.44 Hptm., Nafü 5 in Stab Höh.Nafü/Luftflotte 2. GATTERSLEBEN, Richard. 01.08.39 Obstlt., in Stab/Höh.Fl.Ausb.Kdo. 10. 27.05.40 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 72 (to 04.03.42 or 21.07.43?). 01.02.42 promo to Oberst. 21.07.43 Oberst and Kdr. Flieger-Rgt. 71, trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Infanterieschule Döberitz for temporary duty. 07.09.43 appt Kdt. Koflug 8/VI. 15.02.44 appt Kdt. Koflug 23/III (to 06.09.44) and concurrently appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 15/III. 15.10.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 105/III. 23.12.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Koflug 20/III (to 11.02.45). GATTRINGER, Friedrich. 12.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Stab/Luftgaukdo. II to Luftgaukdo. I. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GATTUNG, Friedrich. 01.07.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef 2.(Flus.-Kp.)/Ln.Flugsicherungs-Rgt. Reich. GATTZSCH, Rolf. (DOB: 07.08.19 in Groitzsch, Leipzig). 02.41 promo to Lt., 1941 appt Gerät-Offz. 3./I./Flak-Rgt. 3. 1941 Insp.Offz. Flakschule I. 1943 appt Ausb.Offz. 3.Bttr./Ausb.Rgt. Zingst. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm. 1944 appt Gerät-Offz. 4./gem.Flak-Abt. 421. 1944 appt Adj., gem.FlakAbt. 427? (421?). GATZ, Hans. 29.04.43 Hptm.d.R.z.V. with Auffanglager Handorf, trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. Schleswig-Land. GATZEN, Wilhelm. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 23.09.43 Maj. (d.R.) in Flak-Ers.Abt. 29 (Führerreserve), trf to Feld-FAS (Mitte) 13. GATZERT, Dr. Karl. (n.d.) Stabsarzt, Gruppenarzt I./LG 1. GATZICH, Hubert. 01.12.44 Hptm., trf to Abt. Ia/Flak in Stab/Luftgaukdo. III (and 02.45). GATZKA, Günther. 06.09.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.09.43 Oblt. and Beobachter (observer) in NAGr. 1, WIA – in Fw 189 A-2 shot up by a fighter over Melitopol. GAU, Richard-Otto. 01.09.39 Oblt., trf from Heer to Luftwaffe. GAU, Willi. (DOB: 20.07.11 in Neustrelitz). 10.44 Lt., 2./JG 11. GAUB, Johann. 01.08.44 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm. and Chef 3.(Fernspr.u.Fernschr.Betriebs-Kp.)/Lg.Nachr.Abt. 6. GAUBATZ, Wilhelm. (DOB: 01.12.14). 05.41 Oblt., II./Fsch.Jg. Rgt. 1 WIA. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 07.08.44 POW. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GAUBE, Josef. 13.06.43 Lt., 2./KG 6 KIA - Ju 88 A-14 (3E+LK) shot down by a Mosquito of 125 Sqdn. GAUCH, Walter. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GAUCHEL, Karl Christian. (DOB: 20.01.16). (W.B.K. Königsberg I). (DKG). 01.11.40 promo to Oblt. (n.d.) Oblt and Stafü of 7./JG 105. 01.10.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.43 Lt. (Kr.O.), Erg.NAGr. assigned temporary duty with Ob.d.L. poo1 (Schul.Etat).and concurrently attached to NAG 102. 7.10.43 Lt., 1./NAG 102 awarded the DKG. [might be two people mixed together?] GAUDA, Eberhard. 05.09.39 Oblt., trf from LKS Dresden to 2./Ln.Rgt. Ob.d.L. 01.10.40 promo to Hptm. GAUDE, Rudolf. (DOB: 17.03.17 in Stettin). 15.06.40 Lt., Stabsstaffel/KG 77 lightly WIA - Do 17 Z shot up apparently by GC II/7 W of Neufchâteau, crash landed at Leurville - bailed out vic Taliseul. 23.09.42 Hptm., KIA at Wiener Neustadt. GAUDECK, Josef. (DOB: 02.08.19). 01.09.43 at LKS 8, promo to Oblt. GAUDIG, Hugo. (DOB: 21.10.10). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GAUER, Dr. (med.) ? . c.1943-44 Stabsarzt and Abt.-Leiter in Luftfahrtmedizinisches Institut des RLM. GAUER, Hans-Georg. (DOB: 01.11.95). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.02.42 RDA for Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). (Kr.O.)/Fl.). 01.02.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GAUER, Wilhelm. 01.01.40 Lt., le.Flak-Abt. 86 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.07.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GAUERSTEDT, ?von . 10.40 Oblt., 1. Ord.Offz. (OO1) in Stab/VIII. Fl.Korps. GAUERT, Hans. 10.05.40 Lt. and le.Zug-Führer in II./Flak-Rgt. 26. GAUERT, Hans. 10.05.40 Lt.? and le.Zug-Führer in II./Flak-Rgt. 26. 01.09.40? promo to Hptm. 17.06.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. gem.Flak-Abt. 425 (to 08.05.45). 06.05.45 promo to Maj. with RDA of 01.06.45. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GAUERT, Rudolf. 01.06.43 at LKS 6, promo to Hptm. 05.12.44 appt provisional Kdr. III./FAS II (still 04.45). GAUGER, Karl. (DOB: 15.07.04). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GAUGER, Walter. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GAUGLITZ, Berthold. (DOB: 28.05.96). (W.B.K. Küstrin). 01.10.42 Fw.d.R.(W), promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GAUL, ? . 03.45 Hptm., appt Staka 2./SAGr. 126 (to 04.45). GAUL, ? . 10.07.41 Oblt.z.S., Staka 1./Bordfl.Gr. 196. GAUL, ? . 25.11.43 Hptm., with Aufnahme-Lager/Luftflotte 2. GAUL, Alfred. (DOB: 03.06.17). (W.B.K. Kassel II). 27.02.41 First flight. (n.d.) trf to Beobachter vorschule? (n.d.) attended Fernaufkl.Schule 1. (n.d.) trf to 1.(F)/Erg.Aufkl.Gr. 01.04.42 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) trf to 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121. (n.d.) trf to FFS A/B 2 as instructor? 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 25.01.43 Lt., Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal. GAUL, Eberhard. (DOB: 1913). 01.09.39 promo to Oblt. 22.11.39 Oblt., trf from III.(Aufkl.)/LG 2 to Stab/Aufkl.Gr. 122. 20.05.40 Oblt. in 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122, injured near Dülmen/SW of Münster, cause unknown. 26.01.41 Oblt., 4./KG 30 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (4D+GS) lost to AA from HMS Wallace. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GAUL, Hans-Joachim. 23.09.44 Oblt.d.Lw. GAUL, Helmut. 03/04.05.44 Oblt., I./NJG 6. 24/25.05.44 Oblt., I./NJG 6. 04/05.07.44 Oblt., appt Staka 1./NJG 6 (to 03.45). 14/15.03.45 Hptm., I./NJG 6. 16/17.03.45 Hptm., 1./NJG 6. Credited with 5 victories. Survived the war. GAUL, Walter. (DOB: 04.10.05 in Passau). (i.G.). 31.03.24 entered service with the Kriegsmarine. 01.10.28 promo to Lt.z.S. 01.07.30 promo to Oblt.z.S. 01.10.34 trf to the Luftwaffe and promo to Hptm. and ordered to Aufkl.Fliegerschule (See) Warnemünde, and then assigned to Fliegerstaffel (M) Norderney. 01.12.36 Hptm., ordered to the 2. Generalstabs-Lehrgang at the Luftkriegsakademie for Generalstab training (to 31.12.37). 1937 temporary assignment with III./KG 253. 01.01.38 appt 2. Genst.Offz. in Stab/Führer der Seeluftstreitkräfte. 01.07.38 appt Referent in Marinekommandoamt/OKM. 01.10.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 01.01.39 promo to Maj. 01.09.39 Oberst, Chef Verbindungsstelle d.Ob.d.L. beim Ob.d.M. (to 08.05.45). 01.10.41 promo to Obstlt. 01.08.42 ordered temporary duty to Navigationsschule d.Lw., Torpedoschule Grosseto and Aufklärungsgruppe 125 (to 09.10.42). 01.04.43 in Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine, promo to Oberst. 08.05.45 captured at Glücksburg/Holstein. GAUL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 13.11.14 in Wetzlar/Lahn). 05.04.35 entered the Kriegsmarine (to 13.10.37). 15.10.37 trained as an observer (to 24.08.38). (n.d.) with the Condor Legion for 5 months, served aboard torpedo boat Leopard. 15.10.37 received observer training in the Luftwaffe while remaining in the Kriegsmarine (to 24.08.38). 02.11.37 began A2 pilot training in Pütnitz. 09.12.37 began B1 pilot training at Parow (still 10.38). 01.04.38 promo to Lt.z.S. 24.08.38 trf to 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106. 05.04.39 Lt.z.S., 1./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 106. 01.09.39 flew first mission - He 60 (M2+BH). 01.10.39 promo to Oblt.z.S. 05.40 returned to training at Parow for B2 training. 02.41 returned to 1./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 106. 15.08.41 Oblt.z.S., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 10.41 appt Staka 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. 06.42 appt Ia III./KG 40. 14.09.42 became a pilot of the Luftwaffe. 01.11.42 in III./KG 40, promo to Hptm. (Promotion cancelled 24.03.43 – no reason given). 01.05.43 promo to Hptm. 09.10.43 served in the Mediterranean (to 01.05.44). 01.05.44 flew sea recon "for the RLM" (to 15.02.45). 15.02.45 appt Staka (for ?)"in the Kurland" (09.05.45). Postwar, owned a car dealership. †26.10.2001 in Oliva/Valencia/Spain. GAULE, Karl.H. (DOB: 20.06.03). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GAULHOFER, Dr.(med.) Walter. (W.B.K. Berlin-Ausland). 01.04.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GAULKE, Konrad. (DOB: 05.08.14). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GAULS, Johannes. (W.B.K. München Gladbach). 01.02.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Bau-). 01.11.42 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 27.07.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.), RDA adjusted to 01.11.39. 1943-45 Maj., Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 106/VII (K). GAULZER, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., Mitarbeiter der Hansa Luftbild GmbH, involved in testing recon technology. GAUMERT, Karl. H. (DOB: 13.10.07). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GAUMNITZ, Gottfried. (DOB: 25.05.17). 08.09.40 Lt., 3./KG 3 KIA - Do 17 Z (5K+CL) lost in a midair collision vic Ghent, crashed at Ertvelde. Buried at Lommel. GAUNERSDORFER, Gustav. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.07.40 promo to Hptm.(z.V./Ln.). 02.45 Hptm. (z.V./Ln.), released from active service. GAUSE, Gustav. 05.05.43 Maj. with Feldluftzeuggruppe Belgien/Nordfrankreich, appt provisional Kdr. der Kfz.-Beständelager d.Lw. 12/XI. GAUSMANN, Hermann. (DOB: 23.09.15). 01.01.42 promo to Oblt. 09.11.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 09.11.42 Oblt. and pilot in 2./Kampfschulgeschwader 2, WIA/POW in He 111 (A8+EH) shot down 2 miles S of L’Alma/Algeria by AA-fire and by Spitfires during a dusk torpedo attack on Allied shipping in Algiers Bay. 01.01.45 promo to Hptm. GAUSMANN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 25.12.11 in Osnabrück). (W.B.K. Hersfeld). 01.11.42 Ofw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 13.06.43 Oblt. in 1.(H)/NAGr. 16, reported KIA at Schatalowka Ost a/f. 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. (A 1/Fl.) (RDA 01.11.41). 13.12.43 Oblt., Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal. GAUSS, Paul. (DOB: 15.11.19 in Zeisersweiher). 01.04.43 promo to Oblt., RLM/Ob.d.L. pool (Sch.Etat.). 29/30.01.44 Oblt.(Tr.O.), 3./NJG 6 KIA - Bf 110 G-4 shot down vic Halberstadt. Credited with one victory. Buried at Gülstein/Böblingen. GAUSS, Walter. (DOB: 28.02.22). (W.B.K. Ehingen). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GAUSS, Walter. (DOB: 10.03.11 in Pforzheim). 10.11.39 Oblt., trf from 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 to LKS Wildpark-Werder. 06.09.41 Oblt. in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406, KIA – in He 115 C-1 (K6+AH) in the vicinity of Nuvsfjord 70 km SW of Hammerfest Pl.Qu. 27 Ost/2157. 1943 posthumous promo to Hptm. (eff. 01.09.41). Buried at Botn-Rognan. GAUTIER, Theophil. (DOB: 16.02.81 in Oels/Schlesien). 10.04.99 entered the Marine. 1899 served as a sea cadet in the Imperial Navy. 27.09.02 promo to Lt.z.S. 11.06.04 promo to Oblt.z.S. 27.03.09 promo to Kapitänleutnant. WWI served with the torpedo boats. 13.01.17 promo to Korvettenkapitän. 1923 involved with the Hitler Putsch in München. 02.07.34 designated as an Erg.-Offizier (Luftwaffe) with a rank of Maj. and appt Adj. (IIa) with Luftkreis-Kdo. VI (See), Kiel. 01.11.34 promo to Obstlt. 25.02.36 ordered to RLM/LC III. 01.04.36 appt Abt.Leiter in Rüstungs-Inspektion Dresden. 01.04.37 promo to Oberst. 01.10.37 activated. 01.04.38 appt Rustungs-Inspekteur XVII, Wien. 01.06.38 promo to Gen.Maj. 12.08.39 appt Wehrwirstschafts-Inspekteur beim Stab/Luftgau Wien. 30.04.44 retired. 01.04.41 promo to Gen.Lt. †08.09.53 in Frankfurt/Main. GAUTIER, Werner. 01.11.39 Oblt., trf from 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506 to Fl.Waffenschule (See) Lobbe. 01.10.43 promo to Maj. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GAVILÁN, Juan Ramon. 30.01.43 Hptm., 15.(Span)/JG 51. 07.03.43 Hptm., 15.(Span)/JG 51. 6.05.43 Hptm., 15.(Span)/JG 51. 10.06.43 Hptm., 15.(Span)/JG 51. GAWEL, Günter (Günther). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. 03.43 Hptm.(Tr.O.), trf to Stab/Flak-Abt. 334. GAWLICH, Herbert. (DOB: 13.01.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GAWLICK, Hans. (DOB: 06.03.20 in Königsberg). †17.07.42 Lt., Flak-Rgt. (unspecified) killed in an accident in Brest. Buried in Ploudaniel-Lesneven. GAWLICK, Hermann. (DOB: 12.06.18). (W.B.K. Allenstein). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.).

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Section G - K GAWLINA, Georg. (DOB: 26.02.13). 12.05.40 Lt. in 6./KG 76, WIA - Do 17 Z injured by an exploding MG round in an on-board MG 15 during combat between Philippeville and Givet. 01.10.40 trf to III./St.G. 77( to 01.09.42). 02.04.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.04.44 Hptm. in 3./SKG 10, KIA. Buried at La Cambe. GAWLISTA, Gerold. (DOB: 12.09.10).

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GAWRON, Otto. 08.40 Hptm.(d.R.), appt Kp.-Chef Nachschub-Kp. d.Lw. 1/XII. 04.41 Hptm., trf from Luftzeugstab 5 to RLM as Leiter of Meldekopf 4 Lw.-Beute GL. 24.02.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Lw.Berge-Btl. III. GAY, Willy. (W.B.K. Köln II). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). (RDA 01.05.40). GAYER, Raimund. (W.B.K. Olmütz). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). GAYER, Dr. (med.) Siegfried. (W.B.K. München II). 01.07.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.). GAYER, Wolf-Dieter. (DOB: 07.11.21). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GAYKO, Erich Theophil. (DOB: 10.12.94). 01.07.39 Hptm., with Fl.H.Kdtr. Elbing. 01.09.42 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. I (previously with Fl.H.Kdtr. Elbing), promo to Obstlt. 01.08.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. I, trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Feld-Ers.Btl. d.Lw. Nr. 1 for temporary duty. 08.09.43 trf to 10. Fliegerdivision for further assignment. 07.44 Obstlt. and Kdr. Flieger-Rgt. 91. 08.44 Obstlt, Kdr. I./Flieger-Rgt. 91. Postwar, employed as a teacher. †12.12.63. GAYKO, Werner. (DOB: 22.05.23 in Wehlau/Königsberg/E Prussia ). 1940 entered the Heer. 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 1943 trf to the Luftwaffe. 25.11.43 Lt., in 7./JG 5. 12.04.44 Lt., 7./JG 5. 12.06.44 Lt., 7./JG 5. 07.44 Lt., appt Staka 9./JG 5 (to 02.45). 17.07.44 Lt., 9./JG 5. 07.09.44 Lt., 9./JG 5. 02.45 Oblt., appt Staka 5./JG 5 (to 08.05.45). 25.03.45 Oblt. and Staka 9./JG 5, Fw 190 A (White 1) shot down by RAF P-51 Mustang and force-landed at sea N of Bergen/Norway. Credited with 13 victories. Postwar joined the Bundeswehr, eventually retiring as an Oberst. †11.10.94. Credited with 14 victories. GAZE, ? . 01.04.30 promo to Rittmeister. (n.d.) with Reiter-Rgt. 8. 01.11.30 on the Geheime Fliegerliste. GAZEN, Werner von. 12.05.41 Oblt.z.S., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (M2+DL) failed to return no details. [confused with GAZA, Werner -name messed up - see Seekrieg Aus der Luft p. 300] GEBAUER, ? . 01.08.44 Hptm., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Ananas"/ Jagdfliegerführer Schlesien. GEBAUER, Fritz. (DOB: 03.12.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEBAUER, Fritz. (DOB: 05.08.96). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GEBAUER, Gerhard. (DOB: 28.08.13). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GEBAUER, Hans. (DOB: 15.02.17). (i.G.). (DKG). 04.12.36 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.08.40 promo to Oblt. 19.03.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 2./Flak-Rgt. 61. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) appt Verb.Offz. (Flak) with Gen.d.Dt.Luftwaffe in Italien ("Italuft"). 03.08.44 Hptm., appt Ia/12. FlakDiv. (mot.). 01.01.45 admitted to the Genstab.d.Lw. 02.45 Ia in Stab/18. Flak-Div. 03.45 Hptm., appt Ia/18. Flak-Div. (to 05.45). GEBAUER, Heinz. 05.08.42 Oblt., Stab/LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 lost in the Feiersinger Alps due to motor damage. GEBAUER, Kurt. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./Ln./A2). GEBAUER, Kurt. (DOB: 07.09.06). (W.B.K. Rostock). 27.01.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), trf from Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III. 21.05.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.) at Seefahrtschule d.Lw. Lobbe, trf to Seenotdienstführer 1 (Mitte). 21.06.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. III to Gen.d.Lw. beim OKM for further assignment. 25.07.44 Hptm., Kdr. of a Seenotflottille under Seenotbereichskdo. VI (Swinemünde), but to be relieved on arrival of his replacement. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEBAUER, Werner. (DOB: 26.05.01). 01.45 Flieger-Oberstabsingenieur and Referent in R.u.K. GEBAUER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 29.05.21). 09.03.43 Lt., Frontfliegersammelgruppe trf to KGr.z.b.V. 300 (Verfügungsstaffel Gen.Qu.). 21.04.43 Lt., (Verfügungsstaffel)/KGr.z.b.V. 300 trf to III./KG.z.b.V. 323. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 11.05.44 Oblt. in 6./TG 5 (and possibly the Staka). GEBAUER, Willi. (DOB: 16.02.08). (W.B.K. Woldenberg /Nm.). 01.08.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 6.(leichte Flugm.-Funk-Kp.z.b.V.37) /Ln.Rgt. 238. GEBAUHR, Udo-Jürgen. (DOB: 09.12.21). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GEBAUHR, Wilhelm. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from RLM pool to RLM (Chef für Flugsicherheit). 01.02.43 in RLM (Chef AW – Amtsgruppe Technische Ausbildung), promo to Oberst. 31.03.45 Oberst (Tr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. III, released from active military service. GEBBERT, Oskar. (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.06.43 on recommendation of OKW (Pz.A.O.K.2 Ic/A.O. III), promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). 01.07.43 trf from the Luftwaffe to the Heer. GEBELE, Emil. (DOB: 25.12.09). (W.B.K. Schleswig). 01.04.40 Stfw., simultaneous RDA as Lt and Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GEBENS, Carl Ludwig. (DOB: 10.03.96). 01.06.42 promo to Oberst. 15.12.44 Oberst, appt Kdr. LKS 8 (Flak). GEBENSLEBEN, Martin. (DOB: 31.10.15). 01.09.43 in Flakscheinw.Abt. 560, promo to Hptm. (Tr.O.). GEBERT, Albert. (DOB: 05.02.08). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GEBERT, Ferdinand. (DOB: 17.11.03). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GEBERT, Karl. (DOB: 14.11.05). (W.B.K. Berlin VI). (n.d.) served 12 years in the Polizei and Reichswehr. 01.03.40 promo to Oblt. 1942 attached to II.Abt. Stab/Luftfl.Kdo. 3. 01.05.42 promo to Hptm. 07.06.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), trf from Stab/Luftflotte 3 to Koflug 8/VII. 1943 trf to Koflug 227/VII. 1944 trf to 3. Fsch.Jg.Div. GEBERT, Otmar. (DOB: 1922). (n.d.) Lt., Offz. without known duties II./Schl.G. 2 (to 08.43). GEBHARD, ? . 09.02.44 Oblt. in II./KG 26, ordered to NJG 3 for a week of instruction. 06.07.44 Oblt. and Ju 88 pilot in 5./KG 26, crashed 30 km S of Jersey and adrift in a rubber dinghy with the rest of the crew MIA. GEBHARD, Hans. 12.01.44 Oblt. in Ln.-Flugmeldemess-Abt. z.b.V. 13. GEBHARD, Helmut. (DOB: 17.07.10). (W.B.K. Sagan). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GEBHARD, Karl. (n.d.) Maj. and Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 24/XI. 19.01.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 9/VI. 29.07.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Pi.Btl. 1. GEBHARD, Konrad. 01.08.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 27.08.42 named from temporary to permanent Kdr. of le.Flak-Abt. 776. GEBHARD, Ludwig. 10.09.42 Hptm.(d.R.), appt Kp.-Chef 8./Ln.Rgt. 32. GEBHARD, Ludwig. (DOB: 07.03.07). (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GEBHARD, Martin. (DOB: 24.03.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEBHARD, Otto. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GEBHARD, Robert. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. GEBHARDT, ? . 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Eppingen"/ 7. Jagddivision. GEBHARDT, ? . 08.11.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. KIA - Ju 88 D-1 vic Mariupol. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEBHARDT, Alwin. (DOB: 04.09.14). (W.B.K. Leitmaritz). 01.05.42 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GEBHARDT, ? . (n.d.) with Inf.Rgt. 51. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. GEBHARDT, Alfred. (DOB: 12.04.15). (W.B.K. München I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GEBHARDT, Arthur. (DOB: 09.03.92). 01.12.39 Hptm.(W), trf from Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 4 to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 2. 01.04.44 promo to Obstlt. GEBHARDT, Erich. (DKG). 12.12.42 Lt., 5.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 awarded the DKG. GEBHARDT, Dr. (med.) Erwin. 06.42 Stabsarzt d.R., at an unspecified Fliegerhorst. GEBHARDT, Friedrich Wilhelm. 21.07.41 Oblt. in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32, MIA – in Hs 126 B (V7+1L) shot down vic Vuouninnen. GEBHARDT, Fritz. (W.B.K. Saarbrücken). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. XII, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GEBHARDT, Hans. (DOB: 20.05.88). (W.B.K. Bayreuth). 01.03.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Ln.). 1943-44 released from active service. GEBHARDT, Hans. (DOB: 03.05.20). 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. GEBHARDT, Hans. 04.44 Oblt. and Batteriechef schw.Hei.Flak-Battr. 224/VII Münching-Pasing (1945 still). GEBHARDT, Harald. (DOB: 05.07.20). 18.12.41 Lt., with 2./JG 2. 14.02.42 Lt. in 2./JG 2 WIA - Bf 109 F-4 crashed on take-off from Katwijk. 19.08.42 Lt., 2./JG 2. 04.04.43 Lt., 2./JG 2. 15.05.43 Oblt. and Staka 2./JG 2, KIA – in Fw 190 A-4 during air combat vic Modeville(Monteville?) parachute failed to open. Credited with 5 victories. GEBHARDT, Heinz. (DOB: 15.02.00). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GEBHARDT, Heinz. 09.12.43 Hptm. at Fluglehrerschule – killed in Ju 52 crash at Brandenburg-Briest. GEBHARDT, Karl. (DOB: 16.01.17). (DKG). 30.04.42 Oblt., 4./KG 1 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 emergency landing vic Pskov due to engine failure. 24.08.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. 10.11.42 Hptm. in 6./KG 1, awarded DKG. 16.06.43 Hptm. and Stafü in IV./KG 1, attended Verbandsführerschule/KG 101. GEBHARDT, Karl. (DOB: 16.11.04). (W.B.K. Kiel). 28.05.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.) with Koflug 23/III, trf to Stab/Seenotdienstführer 5. GEBHARDT, Konrad. 19.06.42 Hptm./Maj.(d.R./Flak), in Res.Flak-Abt. 385, appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 776 (still 04.45). 01.08.42 promo to Maj.d.R. GEBHARDT, Lothar. 01.01.40 Lt., le.Flak-Abt. 75 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GEBHARDT, Ludwig. 03.04.43 Hptm. d.R. in Flieger-Rgt. 32, trf to Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle Belgien/Nordfrankreich. GEBHARDT, Ludwig. (n.d.) Reg.Rat, Wekusta 5 then trf to Wekusta 6 (to 01.08.44). 01.08.44 Reg.Rat, Wekusta 6 KIA crashed in Perltind /Tana Fjord. GEBHARDT, Oskar. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 20.11.42 trf from Flakscheinw.-Abt. 681 to Luftgaukdo. III/IV. GEBHARDT, Peter. 19.02.43 Lt., I./KG 60 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 lost at Cazaux a/f in a non-combat flight. GEBHARDT, Robert. 29.05.42 Oblt., appt Staka 3./ZG 1 (to 18.09.42). 26.07.42 Oblt., 3./ZG 1. 18.09.42 Oblt., Staka 3./ZG 1 KIA - Bf 110 E (S9+FL) hit by ground fire and crashed 1 km NE of Jelampieskij in Pl.Qu. 39221. Credited with at least one victory. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEBHARDT, Theo. 01.09.40 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEBHARDT, Waldemar. 06.07.44 Oblt., II./KG 26 MIA/WIA - Ju 88 A-4 (1H+LN) over the invasion front - crashed 30 km S of Jersey. GEBHARDT, Wilhelm. (DOB: 18.07.12). 01.03.42 (or 01.07.43?) promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak), FeldFAS (Mitte) 15. 06.12.44 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 940 (still 03.45). GEBHARDT, Dr. (med.) Wilhelm. (W.B.K. München II). 01.03.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.).(RDA 01.01.42). GEBHART, Harald. (DOB: 05.07.20). 01.04.43 promo to Oblt., JG 2. GEBHART, Walter. (DOB: 25.11.17). (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl). GEBLER, Dr. med. Johannes Paul Gustav. (DOB: 30.06.91 in Magdeburg). 01.04.11 entered the Heer. WWI served as a physician in the Infanterie. 29.03.18 promo to Assistenzarzt. 01.09.22 promo to Oberarzt. 01.10.24 promo to Stabsarzt. 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Stabsarzt. and appt Referent in the Zentrale-Abt./RLM. 01.02.34 promo to Oberstabsarzt. 01.08.35 appt Luftkreisarzt III. 01.08.36 promo to Oberfeldarzt. (n.d.) Oberstarzt?, with S/88 of the Legion Condor. 01.05.38trf to Stab/Lw.Kdo. Österreich. 01.07.38 appt Lw.-Kdo.-Arzt. Österreich. 01.01.39 promo to Oberstarzt. 04.01.39 appt Arzt/Lw.–Führungstab S/88 (Legion Condor) (to 30.04.39). 01.07.39 Oberstarzt, trf from Stab/Luftübung Rügen to Luftflotte 4 as Luftflottenarzt 4 (to 15.12.42). 20.08.40 promo to Generalarzt with RDA from 01.09.40 . 01.01.42 Generalarzt, IVb of Stab/Luftflotte 4. 01.09.42 promo to Generalstabsarzt. 15.12.42 appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L. (pending assignment). 01.02.44 ordered to Inspektion des Lw.-Sanitätswesens/RLM. 31.01.44 retired. 01.02.44 z.V. 31.10.44 retired. †25.01.59 in Eppstein/Taunus. GEBLET, B. 06.07.41 Oblt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Nacht KIA? - Do 17 P (6M+BM) in area of Polotsk Sebezh. GEBÜHR, Hans-Dieter. (DOB: 07.01.21). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt. GEBURTIG, Joachim-Hans. (DOB: 23.06.16). 21.06.41 Lt., 8./JG 26 WIA by Spitfires, crashed vic Samer (Bf 109 F-2). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. 18.07.42 Oblt., 8./JG 26, appt Staka 10.(Jabo)/JG 26 (to 30.07.42). 30.07.42 Oblt., 10./JG 26 POW – in Fw 190 A-3/U3 (Black 1 + bomb) believed brought down by AA fire from a collier, crashed at sea 3 km SE of Littlehampton). 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. †23.03.98. GECH, August. (DOB: 08.05.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GECK, Heinrich. (DOB: 13.08.06). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GECK, Rudolf. (DOB: 07.09.04). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GECK, Willi. (DOB: 15.02.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Fsch.Jg.Rgt. awarded the DKG. GEDDE, Heinz-Joachim. (DOB: 04.03.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 15.06.44 in Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. Leipheim, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). 01.45 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 15/VII (Memmingen) (to 13.01.45). GEDIG, Bruno. (DOB: 24.02.99). WWI served. 01.05.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr.2077768). 01.05.44 promo to Oberfeldrichter. GEECK, Karl. 05.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), Feld-Ers.Btl. d.Lw. 4. trf to 8. Lw.-Felddivision. GEERDTZ, Franz. (DOB: 27.07.77 in Berlin). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 01.08.39 Maj. (z.D.), with Fl.H.Kdtr. Regensburg. 18.07.42 Obstlt.(z.D.), in Ob.d.L. pool, appt Kdr. Annahmeu.Entlassungsstelle Nürnberg-Fürth/Lg.Kdo. XII/XIII. 01.08.42 promo to Oberst (z.D.). 18.12.42 appt Kdr. Annahme-u.Entlassungsstelle Hoechst/Lg.Kdo. XII/XIII. 29.02.44 released. †10.02.58. GEERKENS, Heinrich. (DOB: 15.09.93 in Buschenschachen/Saar). 01.10.13 entered the Heer (Res.). 1916 activated. WWI served with the Artillerie. 31.12.20 released from service. 01.06.33 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Hptm.a.D., in the RLM. 01.04.34 entered the clandestine Luftwaffe as a Hptm. assigned to Fliegerschule Hildesheim. 1938 Oberst, appt Kdr. Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 33 and Kdt. Fl.H. Ingolstadt (to 14.05.40). 10.12.42 appt stellv. Kdr. and Ia/9. Lw.-Feld-Div. (to 31.10.43?). 01.05.43 in 16. Lw.Feld-Div., trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to RLM (Gen. für den Personaleinsatz d.Lw.) (order rescinded). 05.07.43 ordered to Infanterieschule for temporary duty (to 24.07.43). 28.07.43 in Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L., trf to 13. Lw.-Felddivision. 12.08.43 Oberst, appt acting Kdr. 9. Lw.Feld-Div. (to 25.08.43). †25.01.44 Gen.Maj.(?) Kdr. 9. Lw.-Feld-Div. - KIA vic Valassowie near Leningrad. GEERTZ, Walter. (DOB: 10.04.22). 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. GEESE, Alfred. (DOB: 31.08.09). (W.B.K. Wels). 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEESTERFELD, ? . 06.40 Maj., appt Kdr. LS-Abt.d.Lw. 12 (to 02.42). GEFFERS, Wilhelm. (DOB: 10.07.10). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.10.42 Fw. promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEFÄLLER, Karl. (W.B.K. Rastatt). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 11.43 Maj., appt IIa/Gen.d.Lw. Kanalinseln (to 08.05.45). GEFING, Eugen. (DOB: 19.08.95). WWI served. 11.18 promo to Oblt. 1941 trf to Koflug 5/XVII Wels. 1941 trf to RLM/GL/Lw.B.(Salvage) as an Adj. 01.42 promo to Hptm. 1942 appt Asst. Qu (Salvage) of Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 4. 24.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Stab/Luftflotte 4 (O.Qu.) to Stab/OB Süd (O.Qu.). 11.08.43 trf from O.Qu./Luftflotte 2 to Luftzeugstab 104 as Offz.z.b.V. 17.09.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), temporary duty from Lw.Berge-Btl. 4 to Stab/Luftflotte 3. 01.08.44 promo to Maj. GEGENBAUR, Karl. 01.03.44 promo to Maj.z.V. 27.10.44 Maj.(z.V.), appt Kdr. Flak-Ers.Abt. 43 (to c.03.45). [01.45 (acting?) Kdr. Flak-Ers.Abt. 9]? GEHFINK, Johann. (DOB: 08.05.87 in Prossnitz). WWI served in the Austro-Hungarian Infanterie and Fliegertruppe . 06.12.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 14163 - Gau Wien). 01.08.39 trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.02.40 promo to Maj. 1940 Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Straubing. 01.09.41 promo to Obstlt. 1943 Obstlt., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Giebelstadt (to 24.05.43 or 06.08.43?). 01.04.43 promo to Oberst. 25.05.43 trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. 14/XVII. 1944 Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 17/XII (to c.01.04.44)? 13.06.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 27/III (to 30.11.44?). 15.06.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 218/VIII. GEHL, Georg. 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur and Sachbearbeiter with Erprobungsstelle Travemünde. GEHL, Hans. 01.07.43 in Offz. z.b.V. des RLM/Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat), promo to Oblt. (RDA 01.11.40). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GEHL, Horst. (DOB: 20.04.19). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GEHL, Rudolf. (DOB: 01.09.12 in Rendsburg/Schleswig). (W.B.K. Rendsburg). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 18.12.44 Lt., 6./NJG 5 KIA - Bf 110 crashed vic Schwäbisch Hall due to involuntary ground contact. Buried in Schwäbisch Hall. GEHLER, Dr. (med.) Heinz. (DOB: 13.08.09). (W.B.K. Krumau/Moldau). 01.11.41 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.) (Zahnarzt). 01.04.44 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.) (Zahnarzt). GEHLER, Johannes. (DOB: 06.12.14). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GEHLER, Willi. (DOB: 02.10.10). 13.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe 11 to Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe 1. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEHLERT, Harry. (DOB: 24.07.18). 20.05.41 Lt., 12. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. KIA. GEHLHAAR, Heinz. (DOB: 31.07.03). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 14.05.40 Lt., 4./JG 52. 01.09.40 promo to Oblt. 27.05.40 Lt., 4./JG 52. 09.06.40 Lt., 4./JG 52. 12.08.40 MIA - Bf 109 in combat with Hurricanes over Hastings. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 3 victories. GEHLIG, Wilhelm. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Döberitz to Fl.H.Kdtr. Stolp-Reitz. 18.05.42 Obstlt., trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Stolp-Reitz to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 10/XI Eindhoven and appt Kdt. (to Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K c.12.42). c.01.43 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 204/VI Eindhoven (to c. 01.04.44). 01.03.44 promo to Oberst. c.01.04.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 206/XI Eindhoven. GEHLKE, Joachim. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 14.01.45 Oblt. in III./SG 4, KIA. GEHLNAR (GEHLHAR?), Erich. (DOB: 18.06.87). (W.B.K. Lötzen). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. (d.L./Ln.). 1943-44 released from active service. GEHMLICH, Gerhard. (DOB: 24.07.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEHR, Otto. (DOB: 13.05.04). 13.05.42 Lt., 6./JG 2. 1945 Oblt. and Adjutant in II./JG 2. GEHRE, Erich. (DOB: 01.05.05). (W.B.K. Bernau b.Berlin). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GEHRIG, Friedrich. (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau). 14.05.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), trf from 2./Lw.Bau-Btl. 20/III to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Westfrankreich (Abt. Ia op 3 LS). GEHRIG, Karl. 01.05.44 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 01.45 Maj. and Chef 2.(Funk-Kp.)/Luftgau-Nachr.Abt. 3. GEHRING, Erich. (DOB: 27.06.23 in München). 19.08.43 unhurt - Bf 109 crashed on take-off from Cassano/Italy. 25.02.44 Uffz., 2./JG 53. 28.06.44 Lt., 2./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 7) shot down by P-51s vic Lamanda/Roumania. 21.08.44 Lt., 2./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 10) shot up by a Yak-9, belly-landed vic Husi. 08.05.45 captured by the Americans. Survived the war. Credited with at least 6 victories. GEHRING, Friedrich. (DOB: 03.06.07). 01.11.41 promo to Maj. 01.03.45 promo to Obstlt. GEHRING, Friedrich-Wilhelm (“Fritz”). (DOB: 10.12.13). (R?, DKG). 1938 Staka StabsSt./KG 257. 12.03.41 Oblt., appt Staka 11./KG 77 (to 12.07.42). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 20.03.43 Hptm., 12./KG 26 unhurt? - Ju 88 A-4 involuntary water contact vic Grosseto - during an exercise flight. 01.10.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, KG (unspecified). 01.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 7./KG 26 (to 02.05.45). 28.02.45 awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 7./KG 26. 21.04.45 Hptm. and Staka 7./KG 26, shot down by RAF Mosquitos during armed recce of Scottish coast. 01/02.05.45 Hptm. and Staka 7./KG 26, killed in an accident, Ju 188 A-3 crashing at Lavangsfjorden, 40 km N of Narvik - during a ferry flight. Buried at Narvik. GEHRING, Fritz. 12.03.41 Hptm., appt Staka StabsSt./KG 26 (to 09.41). 07.10.41 Maj., appt Kdr. IV./KG 26 (to 02.44). [same as Friedrich-Wilhelm ??] GEHRING, Hans-Dieter. 08.07.44 Oblt., 4./JG 27 KIA - Bf 109 G-6/AS (White 8 + -) in area NE of Wien. GEHRING, Kurt. (DOB: 22.06.23 in Weingarten). 05.41 entered the Luftwaffe. 10.41 training in LKS 4. 10.42 with JFS 6. 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 03.43 with 2./Erg.JGr. Süd. 04.43 trf to 1./JG 77. 31.08.43 Lt., 1./JG 77 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 lost in combat W of Baretta. 03.11.43 Lt., 1./JG 77 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 damaged vic Centocelle due to a servicing fault. 30.12.43 Lt., 1./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 G6 (White 9) west of Pescara. 05.44 Stafü? 2./JG 77. 07.44 trf to IV./JG 27. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. 05.45 became POW of Americans but soon escaped. GEHRING, Josef. (DOB: 12.09.16 in Wettenhausen). 11.08.41 Lt., "V."/KG 76 KIA - Ju 88 A-6 struck an obstacle. GEHRING, Oskar. (DOB: 03.05.12 in Rodewisch/Sach.). (DKG). (n.d.) served in the Condor Legion. 05.42 Hptm., appt Staka 5./ZG 2 (to 06.42). 19.08.42 Hptm., with 6./ZG 1. 19.08.42 Hptm., 6./ZG 1. 08.42 Hptm., appt Staka 2./ZG 1 (to 10.06.43). 23.11.42 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 06.04.43 Hptm., 2./ZG 1. 12.07.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, I./ZG 1. c.28.08.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./ZG 76. 04.10.43 KIA – in Bf 110 G-2 shot down by U.S. P-47s of 56 FG in the Koblenz-Bonn-Aachen area. Credited with 3 victories. GEHRING, Walter. 24/25.03.44 Lt., 8./KG 2 KIA - Do 217 M-1 (U5+KS) crashed vic of Villaroche due to motor failure. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEHRITZ, Adalbert. (n.d.) Oblt., S/88 of the Legion Condor?. 01.07.39 Hptm.(W), trf from Stab/Luftübung Rügen to Feuerwerkerschule d.Lw. 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 01.04.43 Maj.(W) at Flak-Waffentechnischen Schule d.Lw., appt Kdr. Flak-Instandsetzungs-Abt./2. Flakdivision (still 01.44). GEHRKE, ? . 07.42 Oblt. and Chef 4.(schw.Inf.Geschütz)/Ers.Abt. HG. GEHRKE, Adolf. see GEHRCKE, Adolf. GEHRKE, Ernst. (DOB: 20.11.13). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 53. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 00.42 Hptm., in 1./KG 53 (to 28.12.42 MIA - crashed in Russia). 28.12.42 Hptm., 1./KG 53 MIA - He 111 H-6 (A1+AL) lost vic Velikiye Luki. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEHRKE, Heinz. (DOB: 28.08.12). 01.11.38 appt Ia KG 254. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from I. of K/88 Legion Condor to KG 54. 19.07.40 promo to Hptm. 00.41 Hptm., appt Staka 12./KG 54 (to 08.10.41). 09.10.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. IV./KG 54 (to 01.12.41). 12.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./KG 54 (to 14.02.42). 01.02.42 promo to Maj. 14.02.42 MIA to ground fire during operations around Belyy/129 km NNE of Smolensk during attack on Toropets-Belyy road - Ju 88 A-4 (B3+AC). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEHRKE, Horst. 01.01.45 Lt.(Kr.O.), Zugführer unassigned sub-unit of Ln.Rgt. Reich. GEHRKE, Paul. (DOB: 21.01.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEHRKE, Richard. 17.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in Kraftfahrausbildungs-Abt. d.Lw. 12, trf to Kraftfahrausbildungs-Abt. d.Lw. 20. GEHRKEN, ? . 1941 with Gr. Gehrken. 15.01.42 Maj., Kdr. Aufkl.Gr. (F). GEHRKEN, Heinrich-Peter. 1941-42 Oblt. and Staka 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33. 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 10.04.43 in Nahaufkl.St. 1./32, trf to NAGr. 9. 04.09.43 Hptm. and Beobachter (observer) in NAGr. 6, WIA by ground fire to the west of Kharkov. 17.01.44 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.04.45 Staka 2./NAGr. 3, promo to Maj. GEHRLEIN, Willibald.

(DOB: 20.10.98). (W.B.k. Frankfurt/M I). 01.02.29 RDA as Lt./Fl.

GEHRMANN, Bruno (Kuno?). (DKG). 04.05.42 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. nacht awarded the DKG. 26.10.42 Lt., (pilot) awarded theEhrenpokal. 22.04.43 Oblt. and pilot in Nachtaufkl.St. 3, KIA – in Do 217 E-4 that crashed and burned at Fp. Pskov. GEHRMANN, Johann (Johannes). (DOB: 19.11.20 in Bornstedt). (R, DKG). (n.d.) in II./LG 2. 14.10.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 27.10.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 1./Sch.G. 1. 04.42 Lt., appt Adj. in I./Schl.G. 1 (to 08.42). 08.07.43 Oblt., Staka of 3./Schl.G. 1. 01.08.43 in Schl.G. 1, promo to Hptm. 26.08.43 Hptm., 3./Schl.G.1. 09.43 Hptm., in I./St.G. 77 and then I./SG 77 25.09.43 Hptm., 3./St.G. 77. 06.10.43 Hptm., 3./SG 77. c.10.43 deputy Kdr. II./SG 77. 22.10.43 Hptm., Stab I./SG 77. 31.12.43 Hptm.(d.R.), awarded Ritterkreuz (recommended while Staka 6./Schl.G. 1). 27.01.44 Hptm.d.R., acting Kdr. II./SG 77 KIA Fw 190 shot down 7 km N of Sosov while on a mission in the Vinnitsa area. Buried at Cemetery II in Vinnitsa. Credited with more than 600 missions and 8 victories. GEHRMANN, Karl. 22/23.09.43 Lt., 7./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 damaged - emergency landing at Wunstorf. GEHRMANN, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 21.07.14). (W.B.K. Danzig). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GEHRMANN, Rudolf. (DOB: 23.12.11). (W.B.K. Gumbinnen). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GEHRS, Bodo. 01.05.41 promo to Maj.d.R. 1942-43 Maj., Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 281 (to c.06.43). 27.12.43 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 211 (to 24.02.45). GEHRT, ? . 1944-45 Maj., Kdr. LS-Abt.d.Lw. 55. GEHRT, Erwin. (DOB: 12.02.09). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEHRTS, Ernst. 01.07.39 Maj., appt Kdr. Flakart.Schiessplatz Büsum (to 07.44). 01.10.39 promo to Obstlt. 01.04.42 promo to Oberst (Flak). 02.44 appt Kdt. Flakschiessplatz Penmarch (to 08.05.45?). GEHRTS, Erwin. (DOB: 18.04.90 in Hamburg). WWI served as a Lt. (n.d.) employed as the Chief editor of the Tägliche Rundschau (to 1932). 1935 encountered elements of the resistance group Red Chapel. 01.09.39 Oberst, Chef Ic (5. Abt. – Sonstiges Personal)/Gen.St.d.Lw. (to 1942). 09.10.42 arrested and charged with passing military information. †10.02.43 executed at Plotzensee. GEIB, Franz. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt. GEIB, Hermann. (DOB: 14.04.12). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Tr.O./Ln.). 02.43 in 1./Ln.-Rgt. 10. 01.45 Hptm., Kdr. II./Ln.-Rgt. 217. GEICKE, Werner. (DKG). 01.10.37 Oblt., Chef 2.and/or 6./Flak-Abt. Rgt. General Göring. 1940 Hptm., Kdr. III./Flak-Rgt. “General Göring”. 11.40 appt Kdr. IV./Flak-Rgt. “General Göring” (to 28.02.42). 13.01.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, Kdr. IV./Flak-Rgt. General Göring. 04.42 Maj., appt Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. “General Göring” (to 05.42). 09.42 re-appt Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. “General Göring” (to 14.10.42). c.15.07.43 appt Kdr. I./Pz.-Art.Rgt. “Hermann Göring” (to 05.01.44?). 01.09.43 promo to Obstlt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEIDE, Rudolf. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.42 trf from Stab/Gen.d.Lw. beim OKM to RLM pool with temporary duty to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI (to 10.01.43). 06.05.45 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XI, promo to Oberst with RDA of 01.06.45. GEIDER, Helmut. 15.03.41 Lt., 10./KG 2 KIA Do 17 Z crashed at Rodach near Coburg. GEIER, Albert. (DOB: 13.02.20). (W.B.K. Münster/Westf.). 01.11.41 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GEIER, Kurt. (DOB: 03.06.22). 01.03.41 promo to Lt./A1. GEIER, Hans. 1944 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftleiter with Werft-Abt. Kaufbeuren. GEIER, Horst. 12.04.45 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 escaped to Rinkaby/Sweden - Bf 109 G-10/R2. GEIGELE, Dr. (med.)Willi. c. 1942 Stabsarzt d.Lw. GEIGENBERGER, Georg. (DOB: 22.10.14). 01.45 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftstaffelführer with Feldwerft-Abt. III/10. GEIGENMÜLLER, Horst. (DOB: 19.03.14). (W.B.K. Zwickau). 01.04.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GEIGENMÜLLER, Konrad. (DOB: 06.03.22). (W.B.K. Dresden I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GEIGER, August. (DOB: 06.05.20 in Überlingen/Bodensee). (RE, DKG). 1939 joined the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) after basic training, attended a Zerstörerfliegerschule and a Blindflugschule, then promo to Lt. c.04.41 trf to 8./NJG 1. 19/20.06.42 Lt., in 9./NJG 1. 19.10.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. c.05.01.43 Lt., appt Staka 7./NJG 1 (to 29.09.43). 01.03.43 Lt., 2./NJG 1. 01.04.43 in NJG 1, promo to Oblt. 22.05.43 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka, 7./NJG 1. 26.06.43 Oblt., 7./NJG 1. 13.08.43 Hptm., 7./NJG 1 awarded DKG. 29/30.09.43 Hptm., 7./NJG 1 (and Kdr. III./NJG 1?) KIA – Bf 110 G-4 (G9+ER) shot down by an RAF night fighter over the Zuider Zee 10 km NW of Harderwijk in Holland and drowned after baling out. 02.03.44 posthumously awarded the Eichenlaub. Credited with 328 combat missions and 54 night victories. Buried at Ysselsteyn. GEIGER, Erwin. (DOB: 08.03.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEIGER, Eugen. 01.02.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 15.05.42 with Nachschubbezirk 3/Westfrankreich, appt Leiter Luftmuna 4/XI. GEIGER, Friedrich. (DOB: 23.08.14). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 01.08.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 06.44 Oblt., appt Staka 1./NAGr. 13 (to 08.44). 12.08.44 Oblt., 3./NAGr. 13 MIA - Bf 109 G-8 lost S of Mortagne. GEIGER, Heinrich. 04.06.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Koflug Leipheim-Landsberg to Stab/X. Fliegerkorps. 16.02.43 trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII to Gen.d.Dt.Lw. beim Italuft. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEIGER, Hermann. (DOB: 18.04.15). 01.06.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Lw.-San.Abt. (o) 7/XVII as a Truppenarzt. GEIGER, Dr. Karl. (DOB: 07.07.11 in Oberkirch). (n.d.) studied mathematics and physics at München and Göttingen universities. 1936 conferred with doctorate from University of Bonn. 01.04.44 promo to Fl.St.Ing. 1944 assigned to Erprobungsstelle Karlshagen regarding secret weapons development. GEIGER, Johanna. (DOB: 05.12.23). 02.45 Lt., 7.(J)/KG 76. GEIGER, Karl. 01.11.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 15/III (Salzwedel). GEIGER, Otto. (DOB: 28.03.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.11.41 or 01.02.42). 01.08.43 in Feld-Rgt. a.Lw. Nr. 1, reclassified as Hptm. (A 2/Fl.). GEIGER, Reinhold. (DOB: 12.12.14). (DKG). 01.01.40 Lt., Fest.-Flak-Abt. 84 (RDA adjusted to 01.01.39). 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. 27.08.44 MIA. GEIGER, Richard. (DKG). 01.10.44 Lt., unspecified Fsch.Pi.Btl. awarded the DKG. GEIGER, Rolf-Otto. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). GEIGER, Rudolf. 01.04.43 promo to Oberarzt. GEIGER, Rudolf. (DOB: 27.11.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEIGER, Walter. 05.10.41 Lt., 3./KGr. 100 KIA - vic Kursk due to unknown cause. GEIGER, Walter. (DOB: 26.04.23). 1944 with I./ZG 26. 22.12.44 Lt., 3./JG 6. 24.03.45 Lt., I./JG 6 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 combat vic Arnstadt. GEIKE, Dipl.Ing. Gerhard Otto Gustav. (DOB: 25.10.06 in Halle). 07.28 employed with Deutsche Luftfahrt G.m.b.H. in Böblingen (to 10.28). 08.31 underwent basic flight training. 09.32 with DVS Braunschweig for B1 training. 09.32 aircraft construction training with DVL Aerodyn.Abtlg. (to 11.33). 11.33 underwent further flight training with DVL. 06.34 with RDL Travemünde for flight testing. 19.07.33 conferred with Dipl.Ing. from the Technische Hochschule Berlin. 01.09.33 began flight training with DVL. 09.34 trf to Hanseatiche Yachtschule Sierksdorf for seamanship training. 11.34 received DVL blind flying training. 12.34 employed by Junkers (to 05.35). 01.07.35 began work with Erprobungsstelle Travemünde. 06.35 trf to DVS Stettin for sea flight training. 19.10.36 trf to 3./Fl.Ers.Abt. 16 for officer training (to 18.01.37). (n.d.) St.Ing. with AS/88 of the Condor Legion. 01.10.38 promo to Fl.Stabsing. 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur and Gruppenleiter at Erprobungsstelle Travemünde. Early 1945 trf to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. Final rank: at least Fl.Ob.Ing. (~Oberst). [order of given names uncertain] GEILEN, Hans-Werner. (DOB: 09.09.15). (W.B.K. Hamburg III). 01.06.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GEILENKIRCHEN, Hans. 06.11.40 Lt., 8./KG 51 KIA over the UK. GEILERT, Werner. (DOB: 25.11.16 in Freiburg). (W.B.K. Freiberg). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt./Fl. 18.10.43 Oblt. in 1.(F)Aufkl.Gr. 131, KIA – in Ar 196 A-3 (8L+WH) that crashed near Ålesund/C Norway - suffered involuntary ground contact due to rudder trouble. Buried at Trondheim-Havstein. GEILICH, Friedrich. (W.B.K. Crossen/Oder). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 01.45 Maj. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.-Telegrafenbau-Abt. z.b.V. (mot) 6. GEILLER, Dr. Theodor. 01.07.39 Hptm., in Flak-Rgt. 52. 04.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Flak-Abt. 123 (to 08.42). 13.08.42 Maj., Kdr. Res.Turmflak-Abt. 123, appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 224. 01.03.44 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). (n.d.) Obstlt., Chef des Amt Radargeräte-Entwicklung in Amtsgruppe für Flakentwicklung GL/RLM. GEIMECKE, Walter. 1939 Hptm./Maj. and Kdt. Fl.H. Gelnhausen. 01.10.39 Maj., with Fl.H.Kdtr. Langendiebach. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 04.05.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Dt.Lw. Mission in Rumänien to Stab/Gen.d.Lw. bei Italuft (as Qu). 06.12.42 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII, trf to RLM pool Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K with temporary duty to Luftattaché/Dt. Gesandtschaft Budapest (to 28.02.43). 01.03.43 trf from Ob.d.L. pool to Sonderkommando (Fl.) Ungarn as Führer. 08.05.45 Oberst, Offz.z.b.V. in Fl.H.Kdtr. A (o) 3/XI Husum. GEIMER, Helmut. 01.10.43 in Flugmelde-Funk-Kp. (mot) z.b.V. 28, promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GEINLER, ? . 02.11.42 Lt., 2./JG 52. GEIPEL, Friedrich. (DOB: 14.12.21). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2., attached to Höheren Nachrichtenführers des Ob.d.L. GEIS, Walter. (DOB: 01.09.19 Nürnberg). 20.11.43 WIA. 10.44 Lt., instructor with 3./JG 106. 15.02.45 Lt., 7./JG 53 KIA - Bf 109 G-14/AS (White 16 + -) shot down by P-47 in the Stuttgart area. GEISBERG, Franz. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Flak-Rgt. 24. 01.11.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GEISBRECHT, Alfred. (DOB: 18.01.10). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.10.42 Oberwachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GEISDORF, Hans. (DOB: 26.03.14). (W.B.K. Gotha). 01.08.40 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEISE, Otto (Karl-Otto). (DOB: 14.12.24). (n.d.) awarded the Ehrenpokal. (n.d.) with 2./JG 52. c.12.44 trf to III./JG 11. 19.08.44 Lt., Stafü 12./JG 11 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 (Blue 13 + I) crash-landed E of Panzizme due to AA hit. 23.12.44 Lt., 12./JG 11 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 engine failure, crash-landed vic Gross -Ostheim. 23.04.45 Lt., appt Staka 8./JG 11 (to 05.05.45). Claimed 4 victories but none confirmed. GEISE, Otto. (DOB: 22.10.94). (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GEISEL, Gerhard. (DOB: 16.10.07 in Eger). 09.43 Lt., 5./JG 300. GREISELBRECHTINGER, Rudolf. (DOB: 01.12.20). (W.B.K. München II). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GEISELER, Detlef. (DKG). 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified SG unit, awarded the DKG. GEISELER, Friedrich. 01.10.42 Oberst (W), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV to Flakzeugamt Velten. GEISEMEYER, Heinrich. (W.B.K. Koblenz). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 11.06.43 Maj. (d.R.) and provisional Nafü/Koflug 10/XI, trf to Stab/Ln.-Abt. 128 and ordered to Stab Nafü/Luftgaukdo. XI. 10.07.43 trf to III./Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 3. GEISEN, Walter. (DOB: 03.05.23). 15.10.40 trf to 2./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 23 (to 15.01.41). 16.01.41 trf to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 23. 16.01.41 trf to LKS 4. 15.10.41 trf to Jagdfliegervorschule 2. 07.01.42 trf to 3./JFS 4. 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 18.08.42 trf to Erg.JGr. West. 09.12.42 trf to III./JG 5 (to 22.06.43). 17.02.43 Lt., 7./JG 5. 22.05.43 Lt., 7./JG 5. 22.06.43 Lt., 7./JG 5 - KIA - shot up in Bf 109 G-2 (White 10) bailed out too low vic a Soviet a/f (Artika/Murmansk?). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 7 victories. GEISEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 27.04.11). (W.B.K. Essen II). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GEISENDORFER, Gilbert. (DKG). 28.06.41 WIA crashed in a He 111 H-5. 23.11.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.01.43 WIA - hit by shell fragment at Gumrak. 17.05.43 Lt. in 4./KG 53, awarded the DKG. 01.06.43 in KG 53, promo to Oblt. 31.07.43 Oblt., He 111 H-16 hit by AA and forcelanded - no details. GEISENHAINER, Rudolf. 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. GEISENMEYER, Heinrich. 26.01.45 Maj.(d.R.), appt Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 233/VII (Gablingen). GEISHAUSER, Karl. (DOB: 10.05.10). (W.B.K. Weilheim). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GEISHECKER, Dr.(med.) Hermann. (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt.

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Section G - K GEISJ, ? . 29.06.44 Hptm. and Führer of a Flugbetriebsstoff-Kolonne in the Koflug 4/VII (Melun) area in France. GEISLER, Bruno. (W.B.K. Aachen). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 25.06.43 Maj. (d.R.), trf from Stab/Luftflotte 2 to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte for further assignment. GEISLER, Erich. (DOB: 29.08.88). 01.01.42 with Wehrbezirkskdo. Coesfeld, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 1944-45 Obstlt. (W.O.), with Wehrbezirkskdo. Coesfeld. GEISLER, Fritz. 01.08.41 promo to Oberst. GEISLER, Gustav. 22.02.44 Lt., 9./JG 2 KIA - Fw 190 A-6 crashed vic Oud-en Nieuw Gastel. Buried at Bergen op Zoom. GEISLER, Hanns Georg. (DOB: 14.09.19). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A1. GEISLER, Hans-Ferdinand. (DOB: 19.04.91 in Hannover). (R, DKG). 01.04.09 entered the Marine. 19.09.12 promo to Lt.z.S. WWI served with the Seefliegertruppe. 02.05.15 promo to Oblt.z.S. 16.05.15 trf to II. Marineflieger-Abt. as an observer. 29.06.16 trf to I. Seeflieger-Abt. 14.10.17 on special assignment with the Marine-Flugchefs. 10.01.19 trf to Seeflieger-Abt. Holtenau. Postwar, stayed in the Reichsmarine, serving mainly in staff positions. 21.01.20 promo to Kapitänleutnant. 31.05.20 appt Kdt. Seefliegerabteilungstelle. 31.05.20 appt Kdr. Seeflieger-Abt. Ostsee. 03.06.20 concurrently with the Wahrnehmung des Geschäfte des Kommandeurs der Seeflieger-Abt. Holtenau. 12.10.20 returned to the surface forces. 01.10.25 assigned to RWM/Marineleitung. 1930 began a two year special course at Warnemünde. 01.11.30 Korv.Kpt.?, with Marineleitung - had received flight training. 10.32 appt First Officer on the "Schleswig Holstein". 01.01.33 promo to Korvettenkapitän. 01.04.33 Freg.Kpt., appt Leiter/Referent in Gruppe III (Ausbildungs)/Abt. 1L(Marine)/Luftschutzamt (later RLM/LA III?). 01.09.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Marine with a rank of Fregattenkapitän and appt Chef der Ausb.-Abt./RLM. 01.09.34 promo to Oberst (RDA 01.03.34). 01.10.35 appt Führer der Marineluftstreitkrafte (FdLuft). 01.05.36 Oberst, Führer der Marineluftstreitkrafte. 01.04.37 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.04.39 promo to Gen.Lt. and appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L. (pending assignment). 01.06.39 appt General z.b.V./Luftflotte 2. 05.09.39 appt Kdr. 10. Fl.-Div. 03.10.39 appt Kommandierender Gen.des X. Fl.Korps. 04.05.40 awarded Ritterkreuz. 03.06.40 concurrently appt acting Chef des Ausbildungswesens/RLM. 19.07.40 promo to Gen.d.Fl. 24.08.42 appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L. (pending assignment). 31.10.42 retired. 09.11.42 awarded DKG. †25.06.66 in Köln-Kalk. GEISLER, Heinrich. (DOB: 30.01.16). (W.B.K. Hirschberg i.Ragb.). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEISLER, Heinz. 11.42 with 2./JG 52. 27.12.42 Lt., 2./JG 52. 16.04.43 Oblt., 2./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G hit by MG fire - no details. 16.05.43 Lt., 1./JG 52 MIA - Bf 109 G-2 (White 6) combat SW of Staromichestebljewskaja. Credited with 2 victories. GEISLER, Herbert. (DOB: 26.10.12 in Grunau/Schlesien). (R, DKG). 01.04.33 entered the Heer, serving with Inf.-Rgt. 7. 01.10.35 trf to the Luftwaffe. 03.37 with KG 152 for final training. 05.37 trf to I./KG 155. 09.39 with 3./KG 55. 01.11.40 promo to Ofw. 07.01.41 trf to Erg.St./KG 55 as an instructor. 07.09.41 trf to 2./KG 55. 17.11.41 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 09.42 trf to III./KG 4 and then flew many glider tug missions. 24.09.42 Lt., awarded DKG, unspecified KG. 18.05.43 trf to Stabsstaffel/KG 4. End of 1943 departed for a period of rest (to 07.44). 24.10.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, StabsSt./KG 4. 12.44 flew his final combat sortie. 01.04.45 promo to Stfw. †12.04.95 in Bayreuth. Credited with a minimum of 400 missions. GEISLER, Josef. 01.03.43 promo to Oblt. GEISLER, Kurt Karl. (DOB: 28.01.14 in Hennersdorf/Silesia). (R). 05.41 transport pilot during the invasion of Crete. 01.07.41 promo to Hptm. c.12.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. Transportgruppe Lw.Kdo. Don (to c. 17.02.43). 24.01.43 Hptm., awarded the Ritterkreuz, Kdr. Transportgruppe Lw.Kdo. Don. 01.02.43 Hptm., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.06.43 appt Staka 3./SKG 10. 30.07.43 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. I./SKG 10 (to 07.09.43). 06/07.09.43 KIA – in Fw 190 A-5 during a fighter-bomber raid on Cambridge, crashing at Hawstead/Bury St Edmunds after diving through low cloud cover to evade Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K a 85 Sqdn. Mosquito night fighter. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with c.310 combat missions. Buried at Cannock Chase. GEISLER, Kurt. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GEISLER, Kurt. 15.06.41 Maj., appt IIa/1. Nachtjagddivision. 01.08.41 Maj., appt Adj./XII. Fliegerkorps (to 14.10.43). 01.10.43 Maj., appt IIa/I. Jagdkorps (to 15.02.45). 15.02.45 appt IIa/IX. Fliegerkorps (J). GEISLER, Lothar. 01.08.39 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), in RLM. 10.06.42 Obstlt., trf from Koflug 4/III to Fl.H.Kdtr. Regensburg and appt Kdt. 30.09.42 trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Regensburg to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 12/III. 12.10.42 trf changed from Fl.H.Kdtr. E 12/III to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 13/IV amd appt Kdt. (to 09.08.43). 09.08.43 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. 3/IV Bautzen-Litten. 01.03.44 promo to Oberst. 01.04.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 212/I (to 07.08.44?). 02.12.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 19/VII. GEISLER, Paul. (DOB: 01.02.09). (W.B.K. Potsdam II). 01.10.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEISLER, Richard. 25.09.43 Maj., Kdr.? I./KG 3 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 shot down by fighter N of Melitopol. 24.04.44 Maj., awarded Ehrenpokal. GEISLER, Rolf. 23.09.43 Lt., Stab/JG 2 WIA - Fw 190 A-6 combat vic Nantes. GEISLER, Siegfried. (DOB: 29.01.12 in Breslau). (R, DKG). 01.04.34 entered the Heer as an officer candidate, serving with Nachrichten-Abteilung 1. 11.35 trf to the Luftwaffe, training as an observer with Grosse KFS Tutow. 04.36 Lt., assigned to III./KG 253. 10.37 appt Ia in Stab III./KG 253. 02.40 trf to 6./KG 76. 22.06.40 appt Staka 6./KG 76 (to 09.42). 01.03.41 acting Kdr. II./KG 76. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 24.09.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, 6./KG 76. 15.10.42 trf to IV./KG 76 as Offz.z.b.V. 15.01.43 appt acting Kdr. I./KG 76. 02.43 served on the Stab des Generals der Kampfflieger (to 08.43). 10.05.43 Hptm. in KGr.z.b.V. 300, trf to SKG 10. 24.09.43 Hptm. in RLM (Gen.d.Kampfflieger/L.In.2), appt Kdr. II./KG 76 (to 03.45). 01.06.44 promo to Maj. 20.07.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./KG 76. 03.45 trf to the staff of Gen. Josef Kamhuber. 04/05.45 commanded an army batallion. 05.45 captured in the Freising area. †01.08.2003 in Strehla bei Riesa/Elbe. Credited with 355 missions. GEISLINGER, Walter. (DKG). 20.10.42 Lt., 2./KG 53 awarded the DKG. GEISMANN, Johannes. (DOB: 20.06.20 in Hattingen/Ruhr). (R, DKG). 15.11.39 volunteered for the Luftwaffe and began training with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 63. (n.d.) received further training with FFS A/B Marienbad, then with FFS C 1, then BFS 1 and Grosse KFS 1. Summer 1941 trf to 1./KGr. 606. 19.01.42 Lt., KGr. 606 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed vic Corigliane as a result of motor trouble. 10.08.42 Lt., awarded Ehrenpokal. 08.42 appt Staka 1./KG 77. 01.09.42 trf to I./KG 77 when his unit was renamed. 27.10.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 1./KGr. 606. 12.11.42 claimed to have sunk a passenger ship of about 20,000 GRT, possibly the Awatea (13,482 GRT) or the Cathay (15,225 GRT). 21.12.42 Lt., 1./KG 77, awarded Ritterkreuz for sinking 98,000 GRT of enemy shipping, mostly in the Mediterranean. 01.04.43 in KG 77, promo to Oblt. 06.43 returned to Germany to train on torpedos. 11.43 Oblt., appt Staka 10./KG 77 (to 07.44). 03.44 flew some torpedo missions in the Mediterranean. 08.44 retrained on fighters. 01.10.44 promo to Hptm. c.11.44 converted to night fighters and assigned to IV./NJG 1. 05.45 was a Staka in IV./NJG 1. 30.09.79 retired from the Bundeswehr as an Oberst i.G. †15.08.94 in Aurich. Credited with sinking more than 71,000 GRT of shipping. GEISMANN, Karl. (DOB: 23.07.16). (W.B.K. Recklinghasen). 01.10.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./-Bau). GEISMAR, Johann. (DOB: 02.08.08 in Köln). 1940 in NJG 2. 1942 with Luftgaukdo. Südost. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEISS, Dr. (med.) Friedrich. (W.B.K. Coburg). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). (RDA 01.04.43). GEISS, Hans. (DOB: 03.02.21). 29.01.42 Lt., II./KG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (V4+PN) vic Spasskaya Polist Volkhov. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEISS, Heinz. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 27.09.40 Lt., 4./JG 52 POW - Bf 109 E-1 (White 5 + -) crashed at Petham, shot down by Spitfire of 603 Sqdn. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GEISS, Jacob. (DOB: 31.10.91 in Amberg). 1940 with Fl.H.Kdtr. St.-Dizier. 15.03.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), trf from Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. 12/XII to Koflug 2/XIII. Last rank: Hptm. GEISS, Johannes. (DOB: 03.02.21). 01.02.41 promo to Lt.(Ln.A1). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GIESSE, ? . 10.05.40 Maj., Staka 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31. GEISSE, Hans. (DOB: 16.03.00). (i.G.). WW I veteran. 01.04.25 promo to Oblt.z.S. 03.12.28 officer and Beobachter (observer) training at Warnemünde (to 30.09.30). 01.10.30 training leader at Warnemünde (to 26.09.32). 01.11.30 Oblt.z.S., z.V. Chef d.Marinestation d.Ostsee - had received flight training. 01.10.34 trf to the Luftwaffe and assigned to L.A. I (Führungs-Abt.)/RLM. 01.04.35 Generalstab training via correspondence courses (to 01.07.36). 01.07.36 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 01.07.36 certified fluent in English. 01.04.37 appt Staka 3.(M)/Kü.Fl.Gr.106 at List/Sylt. 01.10.37 Maj., appt Kdr. Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 and concurrently Kdt. See Fl.H. List/Sylt (to 14.04.39). 15.04.39 trf to OKW. 16.01.40 appt Chef d.Stabes/Führer der Seeluftstreitkräfte West. 03.07.40 Obstlt., appt Kommodore KG 40 (to 31.07.40?). 01.09. 40 promo to Oberst. 07.09.40 KIA. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEISSEL, Engelbert. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GEISSELHARDT, Erich. (DOB: 23.01.07). (W.B.K. Rottweil). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt. (Fl.) (RDA 01.09.41). GEISSHARDT, Friedrich (Fritz) Richard. (DOB: 22.01.19 in Sonnefeld near Coburg). (RE, DKG). 1937 entered the Luftwaffe. 09.09.39 Uffz., 2.(J)/LG 2. 10.09.39 Uffz., in 2.(Jagd)/LG 2 - POW of the Poles briefly when forced down behind the lines - escaped in the confusion of an air raid. 12.39 promo to Lt. 27.02.40 Lt., trf to 1.(J)/LG 2. 08.40 with 1.(J)/LG 2. 02.02.41 Lt., 1./LG 2. 04.41 appt Adj. I.(J)/LG 2. 23.06.41 Lt., Stab I./JG 77. 12.07.41 Lt., Stab I./JG 77 - Bf 109 E-1 (White 14) damaged. 13.07.41 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 30.08.41 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, I./JG 77. 03.09.41 Lt., Stab I./JG 77. 28.12.41 Lt., Stab I./JG 77. 06.01.42 trf to I./JG 77 due to unit renaming. 11.02.42 Oblt., 1./JG 77. 01.03.42 Oblt., Stab I./JG 77. 24.04.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, Staka 3./JG 77. 12.05.42 Oblt., with 3./JG 77 unhurt - Bf 109 F-4 (Yellow 5) force-landed vic Fernheim/Crimea due to engine damage. 19.05.42 in Stab I./JG 77, appt Staka 3./JG 77 (to 01.43). 23.06.42 Oblt., awarded Eichenlaub, Adj. I./JG 77. 01.07.42 Oblt., Staka 3./JG 77 (to at least 31.12.42). 11.01.43 Hptm., in I./JG 77, appt Kdr. III./JG 26 (to 05.04.43). 05.04.43 Hptm., Stab III./JG 26 WIA/KIA – Fw 190 A-4 belly-landed at Gontrode and severely WIA following combat with a bomber formation and rushed to a hospital in Ghent/Belgium where he died the next day of blood loss due to an abdominal wound. Buried in Bourdon. Credited with 642 combat missions and 102 air victories. GEISSLER, Eberhard. (DOB: 10.10.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEISSLER, Hans. 01.04.39 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEISSLER, Herbert. (n.d.) promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 03.03.45 Lt., Zugführer 2.(Telegrafenbau-Kp.)/ Ln.Abt. 123. GEISSLER, Curt. 08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in Stab/I. Armeekorps. 01.04.43 in OKW (Amt Ausl.Abwehr), trf to Stab/stellv.Gen.Kdo. XI. Armeekorps (to 20.04.43). 21.04.43 trf to Abwehrstelle Ukraine (Nebenstelle Kirowograd). 01.04.44 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). GEISSLER, Eberhard. (DOB: 10.10.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. GEISSLER, Eduard. 09.05.41 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 shot down 80 km W of Malta but rescued. 12.10.41 Lt., 2.(f)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (4U+IK). GEISSLER, Ernst. (DOB: 08.04.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 10.12.44 appt provisional Kdr. gem.Flak-Abt. 504 (still 04.45). GEISSLER, Fritz. 01.04.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Belgien-Nordfrankreich, promo to Oberst. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEISSLER, Hans. 01.04.39 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEISSLER, Heinz. 17.03.43 Lt., 1./JG 52. 16.05.43 Lt., 1./JG 52 MIA - Bf 109 G-2 (White 6) lost in combat with Spitfires and P-39s vic Sraro-Nischne/Stebljewskaja/Russia - in Pl.Qu. 86554. Credited with 3 victories. GEISSLER, Karl. (DOB: 27.06.11) (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). GEISSLER, Karl. 01.11.41 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GEISSLER, Karl. (W.B.K. Stralsund). 29.03.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), appt provisional Kdr. III./Feld-Rgt. d.Lw. 4. 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEISSLER, Kurt. (n.d.) Lt., with 3. K/88 of the Condor Legion. GEISSLER, Martin. (DOB: 10.08.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEISSLER, Max. 02.11.42 Lt., 2./JG 52. (n.d.) with Stab/JG 52. 04.03.43 Oblt., appt acting Staka 2./JG 52 (to 30.04.43). 09.04.43 Oblt., with 2./JG 52. 30.05.43 Oblt., 2./JG 52. Credited with 4 victories. 09.01.44 Oblt., Stabskp./JG 52 KIA at Malaja Wiska a/f. [Considered Bodenpersonal of III./JG 52] GEISSLER, Oskar. (DOB: 22.12.95 in Hannau). Interpreter stationed at Bourges; later trf to Stab/5. Jagddivision. Last rank: Hptm. GEISSLER, Oskar. (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.06.40 revised RDA for Oblt. (d.R./Fl.). GEISSLER, Richard. 01.04.42 promo to Maj. 04.43 at FFS C 7. 09.43 Maj., in I./KG 3. 15.02.44 Maj., appt Staka 11./KG 3 (to 18.08.44). GEISSLER, Rolf. (DOB 28.03.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), JG 101. 27.08.43 Lt., Stab/JG 2. 23.09.43 Lt., Stab/JG 2 WIA - Fw 190 A-6 shot down 4 km E of Chémeré/France. 22.02.44 Lt., Stab/JG 2 fate unknown - Fw 190 A-7 crashed at Bartweg/Holland. Credited with 2 victories. GEISSLER, Rudolf. 20.09.44 Oblt., appt (acting?) Kp.Chef Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXIV (to 10.44). 19.09.44 Oblt., appt (acting) Kp.Chef Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXIX (to 11.44). GEISSLER, Walter. (DOB: 28.06.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEISSLINGER, Walter. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. GEISSLINGER, Leonhard. 25.07.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Lw.Bau-Ers.Btl. VII to LS-Abt.(mot) 31. GEISSLINGER, Walter. (DKG). 10.08.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.10.42 Lt. in 2./KG 53, awarded the DKG. 07.05.43 Oblt., I./KG 53 WIA - He 111 H-16 crashed at Korovye Selo. 03.06.43 Oblt. in II./KG 53, trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Ausbildungsstelle für Ingenieure d.Lw. for temporary duty. GEIST, Georg. 01.02.43 Hptm., trf from FAS I to RLM pool with temporary duty to Amtsgruppe für Flakentwicklung (L.Flak). 10.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 182 (still 05.44). 01.08.44 promo to Maj. 13.10.44 Maj., appt Leiter Lehrgang-Gr. (schwer)/Feld-Flakart.Schule 17 (to 03.45). 03.45 appt acting Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 104 (to 03.45). GEIST, Heinrich. 08.07.43 Oblt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 120 MIA vic Shetlands - Ju 88 D-1 (A6+CH). GEIST, Julius. (DOB: 20.12.08). (W.B.K. Kaiserlautern). 01.11.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 2.(Funk-Kp.) /Ln.Rgt. 32. GEIST, Walter. (DOB: 31.10.98). 01.04.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Luftzeugamt Erding. 15.08.40 with Feldluftzeugamt Charleroi-Gosselies (to 12.40). 01.11.41 promo to Maj. 27.05.43 with Feldluftzeugamt 2/VI, ordered to RLM (Chef d.Nachschubwesens 2.Abt.) for temporary duty. 01.08.43 Maj. with Feldluftzeugamt 2/VI, trf to RLM (Gen.Qu./Chef des Nachschubwesens d.Lw. – 2.Abt.). GEISTERT, Wolfgang. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(W)(d.R.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEISZLER, Herbert. 20.07.42 Lt., Stab II./St.G. 77 MIA - Ju 87 D-3 (S2+BC) vic Podgornoje due to AA. GEITH, Johann. (W.B.K. Wien III). GEITZ, Wilhelm: 12.10.08). (W.B.K. Eger). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEKELER, Karl? 01.04.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 6.(le.Flugm.Funk-Kp.)/Ln.Rgt. 248 (a.k.a. z.b.V. 37). GELAU, Werner. (DOB: 11.03.86?). 01.08.39 Obstlt., temporary duty from RLM pool to Stab/WehrErs.Insp. Bremen. 01.01.41 promo to Oberst (Wm.). †14.11.69 in Siggenham? GELDER, Karl. 01.09.42 with Annahmestelle 3 für Offizierbewerber d.Lw., promo to Obstlt. GELDERMANN, Gerhard. (DOB: 08.10.19). (W.B.K. Iserlohn). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GELDERMANN, Wilhelm. 20.02.44 Lt., 5./KG 6 WIA - in air combat vic Le Culot. GELDERN-CRISPENDORF, Eberhard. 01.10.40 promo to Hptm.(z.V./Bau-). GELDMACHER, Ernst-Rudolf. (DOB: 29.06.22 in Hagen-West). (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 01.04.43 promoto Lt./Fl. 1943 with JG 105. 02.45 Lt., III./Erg.JG 2 , then 11./JG 7. 19.04.45 Lt., 11./JG 7 WIA - Me 262 A-1a shot down on take-off at Praha-Ruzynĕ. GELDNER, Hans. 01.01.40 Lt.(Ln.), 10./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 11 (RDA adjusted to 01.01.39). 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. 01.45 Hptm., Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 232. GELDNER, Rudolf. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). GELHAAR, Heinz. 12.08.40 Lt., 5./JG 52 POW - Bf 109 E-3 shot down by Spitfire vic Hastings. GELHARDT, Hans-Joachim. 31.03.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. Fsch.Felders.Btl. 9. GELKERMANN, Dr.(med.) Hans. (W.B.K. Neuss). 01.10.42 RDA as Ob.Arzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). GELICH, Ernst. (DOB: 04.05.22). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. 13.10.41 Lt., 3./JG 52. 29.10.41 Lt., 29.10.41 Lt., 3./JG 52. 21.01.42 Lt., 3./JG 52 MIA - Bf 109 F-2 (Yellow 3) in the area of Chwljepe/Russia in Pl.Qu. 4613. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 2 victories. GELLER, Albert. (DOB: 08.11.14 in Köln). (W.B.K. Köln). 1940 in 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13. 01.03.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 25.06.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GELLER, Christoph. 21.11.39 Lt., Adj. Stab I./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 E-1 shot up by GC II/4 between Sturzelbronn and Ludwigswinkel, bellylanded vic Hainfeld-Edenkoben near Landau. 30.08.40 Lt., 2./JG 52 MIA - Bf 109 E-1 due to engine failure - ditched in the Channel near Dover. (n.d.) Lt. Stab./JG 52. 01.10.40 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GELLERT, Christian. (DOB: 06.03.21 in Hörne-Aussendeich, Krs. Stade). (R, DKG). 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. 22.05.43 Lt., awarded DKG, I./Flak-Rgt. 43. (n.d.) Lt., Zugführer in I./Flak-Rgt. 43. 11.06.44 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Batterieführer in I./Flak-Rgt. 43 (mot). †22.08.83 in Jork/Niederelbe. GELLERT, Gerhard. (DOB: 17.10.94). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 17.08.42 Hptm.(d.L.), provisional Kdr. Flakscheinw.Abt. 329 (trop.), trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 43 (to 28.01.43). 28.01.43 trf to Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte. 10.05.43 Hptm., appt provisional then permanent Kdr. Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 189 (still 04.45). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 01.12.43 promo to Maj.d.R. GELLMIG, Hartwig. 04.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Fla-MG-Btl. 609 (mot). (to 08.42). GELSNER, Kurt. (DOB: 16.06.14). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GELEKOWSKI, Max. (DOB: 08.11.10). (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GELZENLEUCHTER, Robert. 26.01.44 Lt., 9./KG 26 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (1H+LS) lost attacking landing fleet vic Nettuno. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEMAR, Richard. (DOB: (W.B.K. Neustadt/Weinstrasse). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GEMBUS, Erich. 01.10.35 RDA as Lt. 01.12.39 promo to Oblt., Aufkl.Gr. 14 (RDA 01.10.38). GEMBUS, Willy. (DOB: 13.02.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.11.44 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 4 (to 08.05.45). GEMEINHARDT, Adolf Karl. (DOB: 14.10.97 in Hof/Saale). (W.B.K. München II). (n.d.) lived in München. 02.11.42 Hptm.d.R. (Ln.), KIA vic Jessentuki/ Oblast Stavropol, 18 km W of Pjatigorsk. 16.10.43 posthumously promo to Hptm. (d.R./Ln.)?. Buried at Jessentuki. GEMEINHARDT, Hans. 01.05.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 7. (Flugsicherungs-Kp.)/Ln.Flugsicherungs-Rgt. Reich. GEMEINHARDT, Max. (DOB: 17.04.92). 07.41 Maj., Kdr. Ln.-Betr.Abt. z.b.V. 15 (to 03.42?). 194344 assigned to the staff of a call-up examination center. GEMEINHARDT, Max. (DOB: 16.05.20). W.B.K. München II). 01.10.42 Ofw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GEMMEL, Hermann. 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Faun"/2. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 20. (schwere Flugm.Leit-Kp."Faun")/Ln.Rgt. 222. GEMMINGEN, ? von. 10.41 Hptm., appt Chef 3. Lw.-Propaganda-Kp. 05.45 Maj. (Heer?), appt Kdr. Fsch.Pz.Gren.Rgt. 1 “Hermann Göring” (to 08.05.45). GEMMINGEN, Wolf Freiherr von. (DOB: 27.02.16). 01.09.34 entered service with the Austrian Army. 14.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe and enrolled in pilot training. 01.04.38 Lt., ordered to Fl.Ers.Abt. 27 Halberstadt. 01.04.39 appt flight instructor at Schule/Flieger-Ausb.Rgt. 14. 01.02.40 appt Gruppenleiter at FFS A/B 114. 30.08.40 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool. 01.09.40 ordered temporary duty to Zerstörer-Schule Schleissheim (to 30.11.40). 01.12.40 ordered temporary duty to BFS 1 for instrument training (to 31.12.40). 01.01.41 trf to III./ZG 26. 01.12.41 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (1. Lang-Lehrgang) (to 30.09.42). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 01.10.42 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and trf to Stab/X. Fliegerkorps. 15.10.42 appt Ic in Stab/X. Fliegerkorps. 11.05.43 (or 18.05.43?) KIA. Posthumous promo to Maj. (with effective date of 01.05.43). GEMPERL, Dr. (med.) (Z) Ottmar. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. GEMSJAGER, Alfred. (DOB: 07.01.15 in Gorsdorf?). (R, DKG). 26.07.43 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.10.43 Fw., awarded DKG, Wekusta 26. 02.09.44 Lt., 6.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 KIA near Brescia/Italy. 16.12.44 Lt., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, 6.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. Buried at Costermano/Italy. GEMÜND, Hans. (DOB: 18.06.03). (W.B.K. Aachen). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GEMÜNDEN, Karl. 01.07.43 in IV./Art.Rgt. 10 (L), promo to Hptm. 11.11.44 appt provisional then permanent Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 433 (still 14.04.45). GEMÜNDEN, Otto. (DOB: 30.05.14 in Ober-Ingelheim/a.Rhein). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). (R). 01.12.41 Oberwachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Flak). 12.10.42 Wachtmeister or Hptm. d.R., awarded Ritterkreuz, Geschutzführer in I./Flak-Rgt. 49. 15.01.44 Hptm. (f.n. not given), Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 32. GEMÜNDEN, Otto. (DOB: 30.05.14). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). 1.03.41 RDA (Lt.). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GENAL, Kurt. (DOB: 17.06.18). (W.B.K. München I). (DKG). 20.04.42 Lt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.05.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 03.04.43 Oblt. in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14, KIA – in Bf 109 F-4 (Black 1) landing accident at Tunis – La Marsa on return from a mission - overturned - died of wounds "13.03". 22.05.43 Oblt., 2. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 awarded the DKG. GENAL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 11.05.21). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GENDELMEYER, Wolfgang. (DOB: 20.07.19 in Berlin-Friedenau). c. 09.39 entered the Heer. 12.39 trf to the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) trained with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 42. (06.09.41 Ofr., trf to JFS 5 as a trainee. 11.06.42 Lt., Stab I./JG 3. 22.06.42 Lt., Stab I./JG 3. 05.07.42 Lt., Stab I./JG 3. 01.08.42 Lt., 2./JG 3 KIA - Bf 109 F-4 (White 2) crashed 1 km N of Sswetschi/Russia (vic Kalatsch). Credited with 8 victories. GENDH, Wolfgang. 22.06.41 Lt., 4./KG 54 unhurt - Ju 88 A-6 (B3 +DM) lost but returned - no details. GENERAL, Ernst August. 02.11.42 Oblt., Beobachter , awarded the Ehrenpokal. 1943 Hptm., from Lübeck trf to Versuchsstelle für Höhenflüge /Versuchverband Ob.d.L. GENG, Volkmar. (DKG). 09.11.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 30.01.43 Oblt. and Beobachter (observer) in 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121, MIA – in Ju 88 D-1 (7A+IM) that failed to return from a recce mission over the central sector of the Russian Front. 25.03.43 Oblt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 awarded the DKG. GENGNAGEL, Herbert. (DOB: 28.09.20). (W.B.K. Frankfurt a.M. I). 01.04.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GENNERMANN, Ernst. (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 03.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), in Res.Flak-Abt. 647, appt temporary Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 412. 01.11.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 25.11.42 named from temporary to permanent Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 412. GENNIES, Günter. 01.11.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 8. (TelegrafenbauKp.)/Ln.Rgt. (mot)10. GENNIGES, Viktor. (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Ln.). 13.01.43 trf from 2./Ln.Ausb.Rgt. 301 to 23./Ln.-Rgt. 203. 1945 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 41/III (Oschatz). GENRICH, Oskar. (DOB: 18.09.19 in Pfeilsdorf, Krs. Briesen). (R, DKG). 06.04.41 Lt., 2. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11 unhurt - Do 17 written off - rescued. 29.12.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 14.04.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 2.(F)Aufkl.Gr. 11. 30.10.42 Oblt., attended an improvised night fighter course at Wiener-Neustadt but washed out and ordered back to 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11 in Russia. 03.11.42 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11. 10.01.43 Oblt. in II./ZG 1, KIA - passenger in a Ju 86 G of KGr.z.b.V. 22 which crashed near Proskurov airfield/Ukraine due to a motor fire. GENSCHEL, Eberhard. 01.07.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef 8.(TelegrafenbauKp.)/Ln.-Rgt. (mot) 10. GENSCH, Walter. (DOB: 15.08.10 in Neu-Stuer/Meckl.). 16.01.41 Oblt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (7A+FH) collided on take-off with an Italian a/c vic Benghazi - Benina. GENSCHER, Gerhard. (DOB: 06.01.21). (W.B.K. Rastatt). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GENSEROWSKI, Dr. (med.) Gerhard. (DOB: 15.06.10). 01.04.42 promo to Oberstabsarzt. 01.07.44 Oberstabsarzt, appt Führer Sanitäts-Flugbereitschaft 3. GENSICH, Werner. (DOB: 23.09.14). 05.10.42 Oblt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GENSIG, Helmut. 01.12.42 promo to Oblt. GENSITZ, ? . 07.44 Maj., Kdr. Flak-Abt. 655. GENSKE, Günther. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Erg.JSt. 3. 07.12.39 Lt., trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool (Sch.Etat). 07.09.40 Lt., 1./JG 27 POW/WIA - Bf 109 E-4 shot down by 242 Sqdn. bailed out vic Cranham near West Ham. 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with one victory. GENSSLER, Horst. 01.07.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 33, promo to Oblt. GENTEBRÜCK, ? . 08.44 Hptm. Chef 6.Battr./Flak-Abt. 556. GENTGEN, Ludwig. (DOB: 19.01.21). 01.02.41 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GENTH, Adolf. (DOB: 27.07.94 in Braamfontain, Transvaal/South Africa). (i.G.). (RkHS). WW I veteran (Infanterie and then the Air Service as an observer). 01.02.32 RDA as Hptm. 01.08.34 reactivated and enrolled in Beobachter (observer) and pilot training at Hildesheim, Prenzlau and Celle (to 1937). 02.04.35 Hptm., b.d.Offz.z.b.V.d R.d.L. (Sonstige Offz.) attended Infanterie-Lehrgang Königsbrück (to 28.05.35). 01.11.35 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 31.07.36). 01.08.36 appt Staka in II./KG 153 (Finsterwalde). 01.10.37 trf to Stab/Höh.Flieger-Kdr. VII. 01.01.38 promo to Obstlt. 01.07.38 appt Ia in Stab/Fliegerdivision 4. 01.10.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 19.12.39 appt Chef d.Stabes/IV. Fliegerkorps. 12.02.40 trf to KG 26 and then to KG 51 to train as a Verbandsführer. 06.06.40 appt Kdr. I./KG 76. 19.07.40 Obstlt., appt Kdr. III./KG 76 (to 29.07.40 KIA). 29.07.40 KIA - shot down over Dover by a Spitfire of 85. Sqdn. Posthumous promo to Oberst with effect from 01.07.40. GENTH, Wolfgang. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 22.06.41 Lt., 4./KG 54 lost Ju 88 A-6 (B3+DM) hit by AA, force-landed near Łuck. 01.11.41 promo to Oblt. 06.42 Oblt., appt Staka 10./KG 54 (to 10.42?). 01.10.42 Oblt., appt Staka 7./KG 54 (to 24.07.43). 09.08.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. GENTHE, ? . c.1929-33 Chef 1c (Bordausrustung)/ Gruppe 1/ Waffen Prüfwesens Abteilung. GENTINNE, Gaston. 16.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Schleswig-Land to Luftgaukdo. Rostow. GENTNER, Friedrich. (DOB: 15.05.15). (W.B.K. Marktredwitz). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GENTNER, Otto. (DOB: 13.11.18). (W.B.K. München I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister (d.R.) promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GENTSCH, Horst. (DOB: 23.01.04). (W.B.K. Chemnitz I). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GENTSCH, Horst. (DOB: 04.03.16). (i.G.). 1935 served with the Infanterie (to 1936). 01.11.36 trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.08.39 promo to Oblt., in Aufkl.Gr. 12. 05.03.40 trf to 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12 as beobachter. 15.02.41 appt Ic Aufkl.Fl.Schule 3. 15.02.42 appt Waffenlehrer with Fliegerwaffenschule 3. 06.03.42 appt Adj. Fliegerwaffenschule 7. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 10.01.43 trf to Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow. 15.12.43 trf to Abt. Qu Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 5. 01.09.44 assigned to Genstab d.Lw. 01.10.44 trf to Abt. Qu. in Stab/VIII. Fliegerkorps. 15.10.44 trf to Abt. Qu. in Stab/Luftgau Schlesien. 01.03.45 promo to Maj. 04.45 Maj., in Abt. Qu/VIII. Fl.Korps. 04.45 Maj. and Qu in Stab/Lw.-Kdo. 8. GENTZ, Kurt. (DOB: 29.04.08). (W.B.K. Marienwerder). 08.02.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), Fluganwärterbataillon VI trf to KSG 1. 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GENTZ, Werner. (DOB: 05.01.21). (W.B.K. Strahlsund). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GENTZ, Wolf-Wendlin. (DOB: 28.11.17 in Kiel). 1939 appt 2. Bttr.Offz. I./Flak-Rgt. 52. 1941 appt Aufkl.Offz. 3./Flak-Rgt. 52. 1942 appt Zugführer in 4./Flak-Ers.Abt. 516. 1942 appt Gerät-Offz. 3./schw.Flak-Abt. 605. 1942 appt Bttr.Chef 1./sch.Flak-Abt. 422. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef FlakBttr.z.b.V. 17. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef 5./schw.Flak-Abt. 422. 1944 appt Flak-Funkpeil-Abschnitt 53. 1944 appt NSFO for Flak-Rgt. 53. 01.12.44 promo to Hptm. 1945 attached to NSFührungsstab/OKW. GENTZEN, Johannes (Hannes). (DOB: 04.04.03 in Neubrandenburg). 1932 received training at Flugzentrum Lipetsk. 01.02.38 appt Kdr. I./JG 137. 01.11.38 appt Kdr. I./JG 231. c.01.05.39 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./ZG 2 (to 26.05.40). 02.09.39 Hptm., Stab I./ZG 2. 08.11.39 Hptm., Stab/JGr. 102. 07.04.40 Hptm., Stab I./ZG 2. 26.05.40 Hptm., I./ZG 2 KIA - in Bf 110 C crash at Neufchâteau while attempting to scramble during an RAF bomber attack on the airfield at Neufchâteau - struck a tree). 02.09.39 Hptm., with I./ZG 2. 08.11.39 Hptm., I./JGr. 102. 07.04.40 Hptm., I./ZG 2. Credited with 9 victories. Buried at Neubrandenburg. GENTZSCH, Walter. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flak).

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Section G - K GENUIT, Friedrich. (DOB: 01.11.14). (n.d.) with Inf.Rgt. 63. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 03.43 in Luftflotte 4. GENWO, Walter. 01.09.39 Oblt., in III./Flak-Rgt. 26. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 13.01.43 trf from le.Flak-Abt. 743 to I./Flak-Rgt. 3. 08.43 Hptm., appt Ord.Offz. in Stab/12. Flak-Div. (mot.) (to 11.43). GENZ, ? . (n.d.1941?) Lt., I./LLG 1 unhurt? - DFS 230. GENZ, ? . 01.03.45 Hptm. and II. Flakkorps Verbindungsoffizier attached to Stab/Heeresgruppe Weichsel. GENZ, Alfred. (DOB: 08.03.16 in Berlin). (R). (n.d.) had been one of the original members of the Staatspolizei-Gruppe General Göring. 04.35 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.38 began training with the Fallschirmstruppe. 01.03.38 promo to Lt. 01.04.40 promo to Oblt. 20.05.41 Oblt., Chef 1. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. (was among the first German troops to land on Crete). 14.06.41 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Chef 1./Fsch.Jg.Sturm-Rgt. 01.08.41 Oblt., appt Kdr. I./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. 1. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 04.42 trf to Stab/Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 5. 01.43 Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 10. 1944 Kdr. III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 12. 01.09.44 (01.04.45?) promo to Maj. 02.45 appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 29 (to 05.45). 05.45 captured by the Soviets. 12.49 Released. 26.04.56 joined the Bundeswehr. 31.03.74 retired as an Oberst. †23.04.2000 in Schongau. GENZ, Heinz. (DOB: 12.05.20). (W.B.K. Neustettin). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GENZ, Walter. (DOB: 19.05.12). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. 22.09.44 Hptm.(Tr.O.) and Ia in Stab/19. Flak-Brig. GENZOW, Joachim. (DOB: 13.12.15 in Berlin). (i.G.). (R). 02.07.34 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie), served with Inf.-Rgt. 8. 01.10.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and ordered to Fliegerschule Neuruppin and then Flugkommando Berlin for pilot training. 01.04.36 promo to Lt. 01.11.36 trf to Grosse KFS Tutow for bomber pilot training. 01.02.37 trf to III./KG 253 as a pilot. 01.03.37 trf to II./KG 2 and appt Techn.Offz. and then Kp.-Chef. 01.01.38 (01.01.39?) promo to Oblt. 1939-40 Oblt. and Techn.Offz. in Stab/KG 2. 12.05.40 Oblt., appt Staka 4./KG 2 (to 30.11.41). 11.07.40 with 4./KG 2 unhurt - Do 17 Z (U5+GM) shot up by Hurricanes over Harwich. 28/29.09.40 Oblt., Staka 4./KG 2 unhurt - Do 17 Z (U5+AM) shot up badly by AA over London but returned. 24.12.40 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 23.03.41 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 4./KG 2. 12.07.41 Oblt., Staka 4./KG 2. 01.12.41(01.10.41?) Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (1. LangLehrgang) (to 30.09.42). 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 01.10.42 trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Abt. O.Qu. in Stab/Oberbefehlshaber Süd for temporary duty. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm. 01.07.43 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. becoming Kesselring's Adj. and promo to Maj. 01.05.45 promo to Obstlt. (with RDA of 01.11.44). Credited with 144 combat missions. †07.03.89 in Berlin. GEORG, ? . 04.09.44 Oblt. with 14./JG 51. Credited with one victory. GEORG, Adolf. (DOB: 26.04.05). 01.04.43 (01.07.43?) promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Stab Chef Nachschub d.Lw./RLM, released from active military service and reemployed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). GEORG, Ernst. 24.05.44 Oblt., 10./JG 27 WIA - Bf 1209 G shot down by P-51, bailed out with severe burns vic Neu Cilli. GEORG, Karl. 27.12.44 Lt., 6./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 G-14 (Red 2) crashed at St. Vith - cause unstated. GEORG, Otto. 01.08.39 promo to Maj.(Erg.O./Flak), in III.(Scheinw.)/Flak-Rgt. 43. 27.10.39 appt Kdr. Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 138. 23.02.43 Maj., trf from Flakscheinw.Ers.Abt. 29 to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte. 22.07.43 trf from Lw.-Befh. Mitte to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Stab/Luftgaukdo. VI for temporary duty. GEORG, Walter. 10.11.39 Oblt., trf from LKS Berlin-Gatow to KG 76. 10.05.40 Oblt. and Staka 14./KG.z.b.V. 1, POW after landing near Waalhaven. 01.06.41 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GEORGE, ? . 05.42 Oblt. and Führer Transport-Kolonne d.Lw. 57/XI. GEORGE, Anton. 01.02.41 promo to Maj. 01.03.42 Maj.(W), trf temporary duty from Minenausgabestelle 1/XI to Stab/Bevollm. für die Luft-Torpedowaffe, this becoming permanent on 01.07.42. GEORGE, Fritz. (DOB: 11.09.07). (W.B.K. Dresden I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. appt staff officer of unknown tasks with 6. Flak-Div. (to 05.44).

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GEORGE, Dr. (Zahnarzt) Hermann. (DOB: 01.05.08). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). 01.09.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GEORGÉ, Peter. (DOB: 13.02.14). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt.(Ln.), bei den Offizieren des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat). 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 20.04.45 assigned to the Fallschirm-Armee, promo to Hptm. GEORGI, Dr. Prof. ? . 15.11.44 Leiter, Forschungsführung (GL/C). GEORGI, Christoph Andreas. (DOB: 02.05.23 Frankenstein/Schl.). 08.06.44 Lt., 9./KG 6 KIA - Ju 188 lost on the invasion front vic Bretigny. Buried at Champigny-St.André. GEORGI, Bernhard. (DOB: 05.10.96). (n.d.) with II./KG 253. 15.03.37 Maj., appt Staka 11./KG 153 (to 30.09.37). 01.10.37 Obstlt., appt Kdr. IV./KG 153 (to 31.10.38), then Kdr. II./KG 252 (to 28.02.39). 11.10.39 Obstlt., trf from LKS Dresden to LKS Wildpark-Werder. 01.02.40 promo to Oberst. 03.02.40 appt Kdr. LKS 3 Werder and Kdt. Fl.H. Wildpark-Werder (to 21.06.40). 22.06.40 appt Kommodore KG 27 (to 17.07.40 KIA). 17.07.40 Oberst, Stab/KG 27 MIA - He 111 D shot down by Hurricanes of 145 Sqdn. about 30 km S of Bognor Regis. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEORGI, Eduard von. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. z.V. (Flieger). GEORGI, Friedrich. (DOB: 02.07.17). (i.G.). (DKG). 01.11.35 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.08.38? promo to Oblt. 01.08.39 Oblt., in Flak-Rgt. 12. (n.d.) appt Adj. Flak-Rgt. 12. (n.d.) held various Flak positions. 27.02.40 appt Ia op 2/I. Flakkorps. 07.41 Oblt. and Battr.-Chef 3./Flak-Rgt. 12. 24.11.41 Oblt., I./Flak-Rgt. 12 awarded the DKG. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 01.11.42 Hptm., trf from RLM pool to RLM (Gen.d.Flakwaffe/L.In.4). 01.07.43 trf to the Generalstabskorps d.Lw. 01.01.44 promo to Maj. (01.07.43?). 01.07.44 Maj., Leiter Gruppe I Org. in Gen.d.Flakwaffe (L.In.4) (to c.30.09.44). 20.11.44 returned to II./Flak-Rgt. 6. [ he was the son-in-law of Gen Abbrecht who was shot for his part in the July 20th 1944 plot] GEORGI, Fritz. (DOB:22.09.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEORGI, Heinrich. (DOB: 25.02.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GEORGI, Lothar. 14.11.41 Lt., 5./KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+DN) crashed on Aetna during transfer flight to Comiso. GEORGI, Richard. (DOB: 23.01.99). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 07.05.43 with Fl.Pl.Kdo. 4/VIII, trf to Flugzeugüberführungsgeschwader 1. GEORGI, Wilhelm. (DOB: 26.06.91). 1943-44 Hptm.d.R. (Ln.), released from active service. GEORGII, Erhard. (DOB: 29.09.94). 01.09.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 24.09.44 Maj., appt Ib in Stab/4. Flak-Brig. (still 15.02.45). GEORGIO, ? di. 01.01.42 Hptm., courier for Restkommandos(Wien)/ Stab/Luftflotte 4. GEPERT, Alfred. (DOB: 08.09.18 in Trier). (n.d.) Techn.Offz. of II./NJG 11. 1945 Techn.Offz. of JG 400. GEPPERT, Ernst. 01.07.38 Oblt., Ln.-Offz. in Stab/KG 255, Landsberg/Lech. 1941 Hptm., Kdr. II./Ln.Rgt. 4. 16.04.41 (appt?) Kdr. IV./Ln.-Rgt. 4 (and 03.42). 31.05.43 Hptm. and Kdr. I./Lehrgänge der Ln.-Schule Halle, appt Kdr. IV./Ln.-Rgt. 2. 01.03.44 promo to Maj.(Ln.). 06.04.44 appt Kdr. Fsch.Ln.-Abt. 5. GEPPERT, Leopold. (DOB: 24.03.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERARDS, Karl. (DOB: 20.11.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 02.45 Hptm. and Führer Transport-Kolonne d.Lw. 115/XII (reported MIA at Sarajevo). GERASCH, Karl. (W.B.K. Bromberg). 01.07.42 promo to Stabsarzt. GERATHEWOHL, Gert. 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. GERATHEWOHL, Walter. 18.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Luftflotte 3. 01.10.41 promo to Obstlt. (Flak). GERBER, Albert. (DOB: 22.09.08). (W.B.K. Grimma). 28.05.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII, trf to Feldwerftverband 30. 01.07.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GERBER, Dr. (med.) Carl. (DOB: 30.10.10). 01.12.42 promo to Oberstabsarzt. 09.44 Ob.Arzt, appt IVb of Stab/20. Flak-Div.( to 10.44). 17.01.45 Oberstabsarzt, appt Kdr. of San.Ausb.- u.Ers. Einheiten d.Lw. GERBER, Karl. 21/22.02.45 Oblt., II./NJG 100. 05/06.03.45 Oblt., II./NJG 100. Credited with 3 victories. GERBER, Karl. (DOB: 28.12.20 in Schönebeck/Elbe). 18.08.43 Lt., 14./NJG 5 MIA? - Bf 110 F-4 crashed at an unknown location. 06.03.44 Lt., Stab III./NJG 5 MIA - no details. GERBER, Paul. (DOB: 17.11.14). (W.B.K. Auerbach). 01.11.42 Fw. promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GERBER, Dr. (med.) Rolf. (DOB: 08.09.11). 01.06.42 promo to Oberstabsarzt. 01.05.43 Oberstabsarzt with the Ärztlichen Akademie d.Lw., trf to Führer-Reserve/Ob.d.L. and ordered to the Rudolf Virchow Hospital Berlin for temporary duty. 08.44 Oberstabsarzt, appt Divisionsarzt/20. Flak-Div. (to 10.44). GERBER, Werner. (DOB: 31.03.18 in Zwickau). 01.12.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). 28.09.43 Oblt. (Tr.O.), Chef Ln.Kp. Stab/NJG 1 KIA - collision 22 km N of Celle in Bf 110 G-4 (G9+DA). Buried in Celle. GERBER, Werner. (DOB: 15.01.24). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GERBERSHAGEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 21.03.16). 01.04.39 RDA as Lt.(Fl.) 05.41 Lt., 5. Kp. (Rest)/Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2. 20.05.41 Oblt., Adj. I./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. KIA vic Maleme. GERBETH, Paul. (DOB: 10.10.15 in Weilheim). 1943 with the Kroatische Lw.-Legion. Last rank: Oblt. GERBIG, Georg. (DOB: 01.10.13). 01.05.43 with Nachtfluglehrgang/Lg.Kdo. XVII, promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.03.42). 01.07.43 Hptm., appt Staka 11./KG 77 (to 14.06.44). GERBIG, Kaspar. 01.09.39 Hptm.(W), trf from Fest.Flak-Abt. 31 to RLM pool. 01.11.39 appt Leiter Luftmuna 1/XVII Felixdorf (to 16.08.43). 01.10.40 promo to Maj.(Flak). 16.08.43 Maj.(W), appt Leiter Luftmunitions-Anstalt 3/VII. GERBIG, Walter. (DOB: 26.05.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GERBL, Max. (DOB: 31.07.13). (W.B.K.München II). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GERBLICH, Dr. Walter. (DOB: 08?.10.05 in Riesa/"SA"). (n.d.) attended universities in London and Paris. 10.01.40 entered the Luftwaffe. 1940 appt Zugführer then Offz.z.b.V. in Ers.Flakscheinw.Abt. 519. 01.08.40 promo to Lt. 1941 appt Adj. Ers.Flakscheinw.-Abt. 519. 1943 appt Btr.Chef 1./Flak-Abt. 519, then renamed 4./Flak-Abt.z.b.V. 399. 1944 appt Adj. Flakscheinw.-Rgt. 119. GERBRACHT, Karl. (DOB: 03.11.93 in Berlin). WWI served. 11.07.16 promo to Lt. 01.11.33? promo to Oblt. 1941 appt Zugführer in Lg.Ln.Rgt. 3. 1941 appt Offz.z.b.V. Ln.Rgt. 203?*. 1943 appt Offz.z.b.V. Ln. ???*. 1944 appt Zugführer in Ln.??. 143?*. 01.03.44 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Zugführer in Ln.-Ausbau-Kp. (mot) 1. [* uncertain due severe illegibility] GERBRECHT, Ernst. 23.02.42 Hptm. and acting Führer of the Bari-Kdo./JG 27. 26.11.42 Maj. (d.R./Fl.), trf from JG 27 to Luftgaukdo. VI. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERCKE, Adolf. (DOB: 05.04.17). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 03.43 in Erg.Nahaufkl.Gr. 25.10.44 Hptm., Staka 12./JG 76, appt Staka 16./JG 53 (to 26.12.44 KIA). 26.12.44 Oblt. and Stafü 16./JG 53, KIA - Bf 109 G-14 (Blue 16) in air combat, crashed 1 km E of Gärtringen/Herrenberg. GERDES, Alfred. (DOB: 24.10.16). (n.d.) originally served with the Heer. 09.37 attended Kriegsschule Potsdam. 12.41 appt Ic (or Ia?) in Stab Luftgau 3 (to 07.43). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. 13.12.42 appt Ia op 1/Fliegerführer 2. 24.11.44 Hptm., appt appt Ia 1 Flieg Nacht/IX. Fliegerkorps (to 08.05.45). GERDES, Bernd. 05.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Frontfliegersammelgruppe to 10. Fliegerdivision. GERDES, Gerd. (DOB: 08.03.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.03.42). 01.08.43 at FFS C 3, reclassified as Hptm. (A 1/Fl.). GERDES, Karl. (DOB: 17.08.96). (W.B.K. Osnabrück). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GERDES, Siegfried. 28.07.42 Maj., trf from Behelfs-E-Kdtr. Venlo (previously with Koflug Amsterdam) to Ob.d.L. pool. 02.09.42 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Holland (to 17.09.43). 17.09.43 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. I. 01.03.44 promo to Obstlt. GERDES, Walter. 01.07.41 promo to Hptm. 1941 Hptm., Staka 4./KG.z.b.V. 1. 07.10.41 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 17.10.44 Hptm. at Ep-Stelle Werneuchen, force-landed in Virkvarn/Sweden after making a navigation error – this caused a diplomatic incident - Ju 88 C-6 (CD+PV). 18.10.44 he attempted suicide after being taken into custody. GERDES-GÖTZ, Dr.(med.) Thuisko. (W.B.K. Dortmund I). 01.03.43 promo to Oberarzt (Kr.O.). GERDTS, Hans. (DOB: 17.04.12). (W.B.K. Bremen I). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in 3.(mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 232. GERDTS, Klaus Otto Heinrich. (DOB: 05.10.21 in Oeterburg). 01.12.40 entered the Nachrichtentruppe. 01.02.41 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. 1942 3./Flugmelde-Kp., Abschnittsflugmeldezentrale/Ln.Rgt. 4. 1943 appt Zugführer 1. Zug/Ln.Rgt.z.b.V. 4. 1943 appt Verb.Offz. Ln.Verb.Kp.4. 1943 trf to 20. (mot)/Ln.Rgt. 4. 01.12.44 promo to Oblt. 1945 trf to 3./Ln.Abt. 74 as Leitoffz. GERDES, ? . 07.42 Oblt., Zugführer in 17./Flak-Rgt. HG. GERDES-RÖBEN, Heinz. (DOB: 10.10.21 in Oldenburg). (W.B.K. Oldenburg i.O. I). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). (n.d.) Lt., 6./TG 5 - listed as a possible Staka. GERECHT, Franz-Adolf. (DOB: 25.04.93). 01.05.42 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 11.44 Maj., Kdr. le.FlakAbt. 866 (ETr.). 15.01.45 Maj.(d.R.), appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 88 (to 04.45). GERECKE, Adolf. 26.12.44 Oblt., Staka 16./JG 53 KIA - Bf 109 G-14 (Blue 16), 1 km E of Gärtringen/Herrenberg. GERECKE, Karl. (DOB: 27.08.08). 1944-45 in JG 6. GEREKE, Heinz. (DOB: 03.02.14). (W.B.K. Schleswig). (DKG). 01.06.42 RDA as Oblt. (Kr.O.). 05.06.42 Lt., 3./Aufkl.Gr. 125 awarded the DKG. 05.06.42 Lt., 3./SAGr. 125 KIA - BV 138 (7R+DL) lost over the Black Sea to motor trouble. GEREMUS, Martin. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in OKH (Wa I.Rü 7). 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 23.03.43 in RLM, trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. with temporary duty in Stab/Lg.Kdo. Holland (to 16.08.43). 16.08.43 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. VII. GERENEY, Daniel. 01.08.42 with Luftaufsichtswache Brandenburg, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 21.04.44 court-martialed and sentenced to 5 years confinement. GERERSFDÖRFER, Johann. (DOB: 28.01.10 in Wien IX). 1928 joined the NS Alterbund "Deutsche Lesenhalle". 12.35 conferred with Dipl.Ing. from Wien Technische Hochshule. (n.d.) worked worked as civil servant in the Austrian Patent Office. 06.03.42 promo to Fl.St.Ing. 1942 trf to RLM /GL/A-Bf S III (Wien) (Supply Dept.?) Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERES, Ernst. (DOB: 28.10.07). (W.B.K. Neuruppin). 16.04.41 Oblt. and Staka 2./LLG 1. 30.05.43 Hptm. and Kdr. VK(S)V. 01.09.43 promo to Maj. (Kr.O./Fl.). 10.10.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Schleppgruppe 3. 07.44 reported MIA or KIA by this date? 16.12.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Fsch.Granatwerfer-Btl. 5. GERGACSEVICS, Otto. 01.09.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in III./Flak-Rgt. 8. 01.07.42 in RLM (Abt. L Flak 2), promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 13.07.43 Obstlt. in Flak-Ers.Abt. 92, trf to Befh.d.Dt.Lw. in Rumänien for further assignment. GERGACSEVICS, Rudolf. 10.05.43 Obstlt. in RLM, trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 12. GERGEN, Ernst. (W.B.K. Görlitz). (W.B.K. Görlitz). 01.07.41 altered from Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GERHARD, ? . 27.07.44 Oblt. with Arado-Kette Perpignan that belonged to 2.(F)/Seeaufkl.Gr. 128 at Marseilles-Berre. GERHARD, Gerhard Adolf. (DOB: 14.05.10 in Sulzburg). 1936/37 underwent pilot training. 18.03.43 Oblt., 2./JG 1 MIA - Bf 109 G-1/R2Y (Black 6) during combat with B-17s over the North Sea - bailed out, POW of the French. GERHARD, Heinz. (DOB: 29.08.15). (W.B.K. Goslar). 01.06.41 Wachtmeister, RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GERHARD, Klaus. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). GERHARD, Rudolf. (DOB: 23.02.13). (W.B.K. Koblenz I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister(d.R.), promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GERHARD (GERHARDT), Walter. 10.09.43 Hptm., Staka in II./SKG 10 slightly WIA - Fw 190 A-5 in combat with an enemy fighter 12 km S of Sala Consilina. [His last name appears both with and without the “T” in official documents.] GERHARDS, Günter. (DOB: 22.09.21). 09.41 in Erg.Gr./JG 52, trf to 5./JG 52. 17.10.41 Lt., 5./JG 52. 18.11.41 Lt., 5./JG 52. 11.05.42 Oblt., 5./JG 52 MIA - Bf 109 F-4 (Black 2+ -) but returned. 24.06.42 Lt., 5./JG 52. 12(13?).07.42 WIA - Bf 109 crashed on take-off at Artemovsk. 01.06.43 in Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe, promo to Oblt. Credited with 18 victories. GERHARDS, Konrad. (DOB: 28.02.23). 01.05.43 promo to Lt.(Tr.O./Fl.)Erg.JGr. Süd (RDA unassigned). 11.05.43 KIA - crashed. GERHARDS, Kurt. 13.11.42 Oblt., 9./KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+DT) shot down by fighters in Pl.Qu. 0 Ost 2527. GERHARDS, R. 01.12.41 Oblt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 MIA? - Ju 88 A-5 (7A+GL) - no details. GERHARDS, Rudolf. (DOB: 25.02.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GERHARDT, ? . 06.41 Oblt., Staka Luftverkehrsstaffel “Habicht”. GERHARDT, ? . 1941? Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22. GERHARDT, Dieter. (DOB: 27.08.22 in Landweiler). 10.41 with 2./JG 1. 05.03.42 Fw., 3./JG 1. 26.07.42 Lt., 2./JG 1. 28.08.42 Lt., 2./JG 1. 26.02.43 Lt., 2./JG 1. 18.03.43 Oblt., 2./JG 1 KIA - Bf 109 G-6/R1 (Black 6) apparently downed by return fire from a B-17 vic Helgoland - had bailed out and died of wounds while in his dingy. Credited with at least 4 victories. Buried at SchiffweilerLandweiler. GERHARDT, Dietrich. (DOB: 06.08.16). 01.06.42 promo to Hptm. c.07.42 Hptm., Adj. Stab/Schl.G. 1 (to 12.42?). (n.d.) Hptm., Offz. without known duties I./Schl.G. 1 (to 01.43). 06.01.43 Hptm., appt acting Staka 4.(Pz.)/Schl.G. 1 (to 20.01.43). 20.01.43 MIA – in Hs 129 B-2 hit by AA fire vic Arpachin/35 km E of Rostov. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA.

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Section G - K GERHARDT, Fritz. 01.07.42 with Rüstungsinspektion C Nordostfrankreich (to 17.08.42), promo to Oberst (Wm.). 17.08.42 trf to Rüstungsinspektion Frankreich (to 01.05.43). 01.05.43 trf to Rüstungs- u.Beschaffungsstab Frankreich. GERHARDT, Hans. (DOB: 29.08.16 in Düsseldorf). 08.40 promo to Lt. 11.40 promo to Oblt. 1943 trf to FFS A/B Görlitz for pilot training. 1943 trf to 4./NAGr. 102. 1943 trf to NAGr. 5. 01.11.43 in Offizieren z.b.V. RLM/Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat), promo to Hptm. 16.12.43 Hptm. in NAGr. 5. 04.45 Hptm. and Staka 2./NAGr. 5. GERHARDT, Heinz. (W.B.K. Nürnberg II). 01.05.40 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GERHARDT, Dr. (med.) Heinz. (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.03.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GERHARDT, Dr.(med.) Helmut. (W.B.K. Hamburg II). 01.12.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GERHARDT, Hermann. (DOB: 29.10.02). (W.B.K. Ulm). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GERHARDT, Hermann. (DOB: 20.10.18). (W.B.K. Stuttgart I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). GERHARDT, Kurt. (DOB: 03.04.15). (i.G.). 01.10.41 Oblt., appt Ia op 2/10. Flak-Div. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 09.42 trf to Stab/Lw.Kdo. Don. 01.07.43 in Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. (K.L.F.), ordered to Stab/I. Flakkorps for temporary duty. 01.09.43 trf permanently to Stab/I. Flakkorps. 1943-44 Ia/10. Flak-Div. (still 01.44). 01.07.44 promo to Maj. 24.07.44 KIA. GEBHARDT, Dr. Ludwig. (n.d.) with Wekusta 5. 01.08.44 Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 6 KIA crashed into Perletind, Tana Fjord. GERHARDT, Dr. (Med.) Ott. 05.42 Unterarzt d.Lw. GERHARDT, Rolf. (DKG). 23.07.43 Oblt., unspecified Pz.AA. Hermann Göring awarded the DKG. GERHARDT, Rudolf. 01.03.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 11.(Jägerleit- Kp. "Gladiole") /Ln.Rgt. 218. GERHARDT, Walter. (DOB: 07.03.19). (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.05.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 7.(Flugsicherungs-Kp.)/Ln.Flugsicherungs-Rgt. Reich. GERHARDT, Werner. (DOB: 28.01.15). 18.12.39 Uffz., with 10.(N)/JG 26. 1940 with 11./JG 2 and 10./NJG 1. 14.02.41 Ofw., 1./JG 1. 28.04.41 Ofw., 1./JG 1. 21.12.41 Ofw., 1./JG 1. 12.02.42 Ofw., 1./JG 1. 08.04.42 Ofw., 5./JG 26 WIA - Fw 190 shot down by Spitfires, crashing vic St.Omer. 19.08.42 Ofw., 5./JG 26 MIA - Fw 190 in area of Dieppe. Credited with 12 victories. GERHARDT, Wilhelm (Willi). (DOB: 11.07.13). 01.09.39 Oblt., in 4./Ln.Lehr-Abt. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Nafü 1 in Stab/3. Jagddivision. GERHARDT-WEBER, Hans-Joachim von. (DOB: 29.08.01). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GERHARTL, August. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt. GERHARTZ, Werner. (DOB: 07.01.23). 26.08.43 Lt., Stab I./JG 4 unhurt? - Bf 109 G-2 (<1+ ) collided on take-off with another Bf 109 at Metz a/f. 28.12.43 Lt., Techn.Offz. I./JG 4 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 due to enemy attack 19 km SE of Vicenza. 22.01.44 Lt., Stab I./JG 4 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (<1+ ) bellylanded 6 km NW Osa a/f after combat with a Kittyhawk. 01.08.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 18.02.45 Obl;t., Stafü 2./JG 4 POW - Bf 109 K-4 (Black 4) lost in the area of Schwiebus - Steinburg. GERHARTZ (GERHARZ?), Werner. (DOB: 07.01.21). 1942 at JFS 4. 17.11.42 trf to Erg.JGr. Ost for subsequent assignment to JG 77. 1943 Techn.Offz. in JG 4 (to 15.02.43). 08.43 Stafü? 1./JG 4. 26.08.43 Lt., Stab I./JG 4 unhurt? - damaged Bf 109 G-2 (
Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K 2./JG 27. 13.12.44 Oblt., trf to I./JG 4. 23.01.45 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 4 (to 18.02.45). 18.02.45 Oblt. and Stafü of 2./JG 4, MIA - Bf 109 K-4 (Black 4) behind Russian lines near Posen vic Schwiebus. Credited with one victory. GERHOLD, Hans. 20.05.41 Oblt., Nachr.Offz. Stab/Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 WIA vic Iráklion. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 04.06.44 MIA. GERICH, Fritz. 01.09.42 promo to Maj.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). GERICH, Hans. 06.07.42 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GERICK, Georg. 05.02.45 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 11/I (to 23.02.45). GERICK, Georg. 1938 Maj., appt Kdr. of FFS E (C) Serappen (to 31.03.39). 01.04.39 Oberst, appt Kdr. FFS C 5 and Kdt. Fl.H. Ludwigslust (to 31.10.44). GERICKE, Alfred. 06.40 Obstlt., Kdr. Flak-Transport-Abt. 3 (and 04.41). GERICKE, Friedrich. 01.05.40 reclassified from char. Hptm.(z.V.) to Hptm.(z.V./Fl.). 11.05.43 Hptm. z.V. in Flieger-Ers.Btl. III, trf to Koflug 2/VIII. GERICKE, Fritz. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Flak). 05.05.43 Maj. d.R. in OKW (Amt Ausland Abwehr – Sonderkdo. Dora), trf to OKW (Amt Ausland Abwehr I). GERICKE, Gerhard. (DOB: 08.04.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GERICKE, Hans-Christoph. 01.120.43 promo to Oblt. GERICKE, Otto. (DOB: 12.10.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 03.45 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.). GERICKE, Paul. (DOB: 21.12.07). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GERICKE, Robert. 23.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from 6.(Ln.-Ers.)/Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 11 to Stab/Ln.-Abt. 123. GERICKE, Walter. (DOB: 12.02.15). (W.B.K. Eutin). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt./Ln. GERICKE, Walter. (DOB: 23.12.07 in Bilderlahe near Hannover). (RE, DKG). 1929 joined the Polizei. 01.04.33 promo to Polizei-Lt. 31.08.35 promo to Polizei-Oblt. and appt Chef of 2./Rgt. Hermann Göring. 01.09.37 now in the Luftwaffe, appt Chef of 11./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. Hermann Göring. 01.03.38 promo to Hptm. 01.09.39 appt Chef 4./Fsch.Rgt. 1. 10.05.40 helped seize key bridges over the Maas vic Dordrecht. 05.40 appt Flivo to Gen.Lt. Stumpff in Trondheim. 21.01.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. IV./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. 1. 20.05.41 landed at Maleme and assumed temporary command of Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 14.06.41 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. IV./Fsch.Jg. Sturm-Rgt. 06.42 appt Kdr. Fsch.Lehr-Btl. 01.08.42 promo to Maj. (Tr.O.) (RDA 01.12.41). 03.43 appt provisional Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6. 01.07.43 Maj., appt permanent Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6. 09.09.43 he led an assault to capture Marshall Badoglio at his headquarters, but missed him. 11.43 Ia/4. Fsch.Jg.Div. 12.12.43 Maj., awarded DKG, Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6. 01.44 appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 11 (to 11.44). 01.07.44 promo to Obstlt. 17.09.44 Maj., awarded Eichenlaub, Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 11. 1944 appt Kdr. Fallsch.Stamm-Brig. 1? (f.n. not given). 04.11.44 appt Kdr. Führerschule/I. Fallschirmkorps in Verona/Italy (to 01.45). 30.01.45 promo to Oberst (RDA 01.08.44). 12.02.45 Oberst, appt Kdr. 11. Fsch.Jg.Div. (to 05.04.45). 05.04.45 Oberst, appt Kdr. 21. Fsch.Jg.Div. (a.k.a. Kampfgruppe Gericke and Fallschirmjäger-Div. Gericke) (to 08.05.45). British POW to 11.46. 16.04.56 joined the Bundeswehr. 31.03.65 retired as a Gen.Maj. †19.10.91 in Alsfeld/Ghessen. GERICKE, Wolfgang. (DOB: 1918). 01.42 Lt. and Nachr.Offz. in Stab/Aufkl.Gr. 122 (to 05.42). 01.02.43 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GERIG, Franz-Wilhelm. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. †27/28.04.44 Hptm., Stab/JG 302 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 8) crashed in 10 km SE of Euskirchen in unclear circumstances. GERIG, Ludwig. (DOB: 21.09.82 in Oberbergen). (RkLZS). WWI awarded with Ritterkreuz des Orden der Löwen von Zähringen mit Eichenlaub und Schwerter. 17.11.42 Oblt., Flak-Bttr. Chef died of a brief illness in hospital. Was to be buried at Freiburg im Breisgau. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERIGK, Reinhold. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). GERIKE, ? . 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Konradsburg"/ Jagdfliegerführer Schlesien. GERIKE, Robert. (DOB: 06.01.89). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GERING, Hans. (DOB: 28.06.20). 01.08.42 promo to Lt./A1. 06.04.45 Lt., KG 200 KIA - Fw 190 F-8 (Black 7) vic Stolzenau. GERING, Heinrich K. (DOB: 28.07.23 in Weickartshain). 1941 with LKS 5. 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. (n.d.) with III./KG 76. GERKE, Fritz. (DOB: 19.09.14). (W.B.K. München II). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GERKE, Heinrich. (DOB: 27.02.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1. 08.43 Lt., KG 51 MIA in Russia. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GERKE, Richard. (DOB: 20.07.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GERKEN, ? . 10.44 Lt., Staka 1./SG 2. GERKEN, Ernst. (DOB: 04.07.18). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GERKEN, Günther. (DOB: 23.06.22). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. GERKEN, Günther. (n.d.) Lt., Offz. without known duties I./SG 2 (to 02.45). GERKEN, Heinrich. (DKG). 10.12.41 Oblt., 13./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 24.02.44 Oblt., Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4 awarded the DKG. GERKEN, Johann. 01.03.41 promo to Maj. (n.d.) with 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33. c.05.42 Maj., appt Kdr. FAGr. 2. 03.02.43 Kdr. FAGr. 2, trf to Stab/Luftflotte 4. 01.06.44 promo to Obstlt. 26.08.44 MIA. GERKEN, Rudolf. (W.B.K. Wesermünde). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau). GERKEN, Werner. (DOB: 10.05.10). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GERKEN von SCHASSEN, Günther. (DOB: 09.10.21 in Lüneburg). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1. 22.02.44 Lt., KIA in a dogfight SE of Rome. GERKENSMEIER, Hans. (DOB: 15.06.21). (W.B.K. Minden). 01.04.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Ltr. Schaltgr. 1.(Fernspr.-Betr. Personal-Kp.(o))Ln.Fl.-Kp./ Ln-Rgt. Reich (mot). GERL, Friedrich. 01.01.42 promo to Hptm. 19.01.42 Oblt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (M2+GL) lost in unknown circumstances. 25.01.43 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (M2+GL) lost - no details. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GERLACH, ? . 25.06.44 Flieger-Oberingenieur and avionics (Egon, Benito, etc.) with the Technical Directorate at Finow/Mark. GERLACH, ?(Wolrad?). 19.07.44 Hptm. (Tr.O.) in III./NJG 6 at Steinamanger (Szombathely). GERLACH, Dipl.Ing. ? von. 1930 Leiter Betriebsgruppe Wa.Prw.8 GERLACH, ? von . 01.44 Hptm., 4./ Fsch.Pi.Btl. 5. GERLACH, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., (Drohne u. Ausbilder) S/88 of the Condor Legion. GERLACH, ? . 02.42 Hptm., appt Staka 9./KG 26 (to 07.43). GERLACH, ? . 04.41 Oblt., Verb.Offz. VIII. Fl.Korps. GERLACH, ? . 11.43 Hptm., Chef Flugmelde-Funk-Kp. z.b.V. 32. GERLACH, Adolf. (DOB: 15.01.94 in Singlis/Kreis Wetzlar). (DKG). WWI served in the Artillerie. 10.08.14 entered the Heer. 01.09.15 promo to Lt.(RDA 01.11.14). 15.05.20 promo acting Oblt. 25.05.20 promo to Polizei-Oblt. 01.04.24 promo to Polizei-Hptm. 01.04.34 promo to Polizei-Maj. 01.06.35 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Poizei with the rank of Hptm. (RDA 01.10.29) and assigned to Stab/Flak-Abt. Ludwigslust. 01.06.35 promo to acting Maj. 01.10.35 promo to Maj. and appt Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Batterie-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 3. 01.10.36 appt Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 4. 01.12.37 appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 14. 01.06.38 promo to Obstlt. 01.07.38 appt Kdr. der Festungs-Flak-Abt. 33. 01.11.38 appt Kdr. FlakUntersuchungsstab (Investigation Staff) Eifel. 26.08.39 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 40 (Flakgruppe Eiffel). 03.11.39 appt Kdr. der Flakgruppe Bochum. 09.11.39 appt Kdr. der Flakgruppe Köln. 13.11.39 appt Kdr. der Flakgruppe Euskirchen. 18.05.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 40. 01.10.40 promo to Oberst 04.10.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 180 in Romania (to 03.41). 26.03.41 z.V. der Flak-Ers.-Abt. 8. 02.05.41 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 42. 03.09.41 z.V. der Flak-Ers.-Abt. 7. 14.10.41 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 39. 13.11.41 appt Kdr. der Flak-Brigade Kanalinseln, from 30.07.43 renamed XII. Flak-Brigade. 03.42 appt acting Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 39 (to 06.42)? 18.12.43 z.V. Flak-Ers.Abt. 64. 29.01.44 z.V. der Flak-Ers.-Abt. 39. 01.04.44 promo to Gen.Maj.(Flak). 15.05.44 appt Kdr. 14.Flak-Div. (to 08.05.45). 02.45 awarded the DKG. 08.05.45 became POW. 12.05.47 released from Allied custody. †14.05.53 in Bonn. GERLACH, Albert. 18.04.40 Oblt., III./JG 52 KIA in emergency landing near Altrip following a mid-air collision (Bf 109 E-3). GERLACH, Alfred. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). GERLACH, Bernhard. (DOB: 01.07.21). 01.11.41 promo to Lt./A1. 12/13.03.43 Lt., III./KG 2 MIA Do 217 E-4 (U5+BD) shot down by Beaufighter of 219 Sqdn. over the UK, crashed into the sea off Blythafetr. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GERLACH, Conrad. 06.40 Maj., Kdr. Luftzeugstab 5. 10.40 Maj., trf from Luftzeugstab 5 to Luftzeuggruppe 12/13. 01.04.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Heimatstab Übersee/OKW to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Italien. GERLACH, Dietrich. (DOB: 17.11.19). (W.B.K. Neustrelitz). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GERLACH, Dietrich. (DOB: 17.01.18). (DKG). 01.10.43 in Stab/Ln.-Schule Halle, promo to Hptm. (Ln.). [05.02.44 Maj., awarded DKG, Kdr. Pz.Jg.Abt. 15(L)?]. [Note: probably two different people] GERLACH , Dietrich. (DOB: 17.11.19). 01.10.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 2. (Flugsicherungs-Kp.)/Ln.Flugsicherungs-Rgt. Reich. GERLACH, Ferdinand. (DOB: 07.12.16). 01.12.39 promo to Lt./A1. Oblt. and acting Kdr. III./JG 52. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GERLACH, Gottwald. 03.05.41 Lt., 1./KGr. 806 POW - Ju 88 A-5 (M7+AH) lost to unknown cause vic Liverpool. GERLACH, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 26.09.10). 01.12.39 Oblt., trf from A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 62 to II./JG 27 and appt Staka 6./JG 27. 30.03.40 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. of II./JG 2 (to 20.08.40). 26.09.40 Hptm., Stab?/JG 2. 1940 Hptm., Staka 6./JG 27 (to 14.04.41). 14.04.41 Hptm., Staka 6./JG 27 POW – Bf 109 E-7 shot down by AA fire over the Aliakmon Valley, but freed a few days later). 01.08.42 promo to Maj. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. 01.45 Maj., in Stab/Gen.d.Aufkl.Flieger? Credited with 3 victories. [do not confuse with Lt. Hans Karl Gerlach of JG 2 - KIA - 04.07.41] GERLACH, Hans-Karl. (DOB: 05.12.19). 30.03.40 Lt., 4./JG 2. 23.06.41 Lt., 4./JG 2. 04.07.41 Lt., 4./JG 2 KIA - Bf 109 F-2 shot down by fighters 25 km NW of Arras vic Bethune. Buried at Bourdon. Credited with one victory. GERLACH, Heinrich (Hans). (DOB: 18.12.12 in Liegnitz/Niederschlesien). (R, DKG). 01.05.43 in Transportstaffel/XI. Fliegerkorps, promo to Hptm.(RDA 01.12.42). 19.09.43 Hptm. in Stab Kdr.Gen. XI. Fliegerkorps, awarded Ritterkreuz for flying Mussolini out of Gran Sasso on 12.09.43 - Fi 156 C3/Trop (SJ+LL). Also, he had been Gen. Kurt Student’s personal pilot. 24.02.44 Oblt.?, awarded DKG, Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. (n.d.) retired from the Bundeswehr as an Obstlt. †20.10.93 in Helsa bei Kassel. GERLACH, Heinrich. (DOB: 02.86). 01.04.40 Obstlt., appt provisional or acting Kdr. Ln.-Rgt. 2 (to 03.07.40). 22.03.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Ln.-Rgt. 24 (to 08.41). 05.02.42 Oberst (Ln.), †(cause unknown). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERLACH, Joachim. (DOB: 13.02.17). 01.02.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GERLACH, Johannes. 01.09.39 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GERLACH, Johannes. (DOB: 16.04.89). 01.04.19 promo to Oblt.(d.R. z.V). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. 13.04.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.) in Luftdienstkdo. 2/IV, trf to FFS C 5. 1943 with Tech.Kp./FFS C 5 training as a Kp.Chef. 1943 appt Kp.Chef Techn.Kp./FFS A/B 118. 1943 appt Kp.Chef Techn.Kp.FFS A 1. 01.08.44 promo to Maj. 14.01.45 attended 32. Lehrgang at Lw.NSFührungsschule I (to 19.01.45). GERLACH, Karl von. (DOB: 06.08.94 in Paulsdorf bei Gnesen). 22.03.14 entered the Heer. WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 26.08.14 WIA, recovering until 14.03.15. 28.08.14 promo to Lt. without patent. 15.10.15 hospitalized until 14.03.16. 03.05.16 underwent flight observer training with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 11. 13.07.16 trf to Armeeflugpark 2. 19.07.16 trf to Flieger-Abt. 267. 10.16 appt instructor with Artillerie-Flakschule der 7. Armee. 02.17 hospitalized in an auto accident, recovering until 21.03.18. 22.03.18 appt Offz.z.b.V. with Flieger-Abt. 241. 01.12.18 appt Offz.z.b.V. with Fliegerhorst Königsberg. 04.01.19 appt Offz.z.b.V. with Gruppenkommando I. 22.03.19 appt Adj. of Fliegerhorst. Döberitz. 01.07.19 appt Adj. and Technical advisor with the Inspektion der Flieger at Fliegerhorst Königsberg. 08.05.20 returned to the ground forces. 1920 Lt., retained by the Reichswehr within Inf.Rgt. 1. 01.07.22 patent granted from 01.04.15. 01.11.24 promo to Oblt. 01.04.29 promo to Rittmeister. 1930 received training at Flugzentrum Lipetsk. 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with the rank of Hptm. and appt Lehrer (instructor) at Beobachterschule Braunschweig. 01.07.34 appt Lehrer at Aufklärungsschule Braunschweig. 01.10.34 promo to Maj. 01.04.35 appt Referent in der Ausb.Abt./Kdo. der Fliegerschulen. 01.10.36 promo to Obstlt. 01.03.37 appt Kdr. Aufkl.Gr. 212 and concurrently Kdt. Fl.H. Cottbus. 01.04.38 appt Kdr. Aufkl.-Schule Braunschweig and concurrently Kdt. Fl.H. Braunschweig (to 31.01.39). 01.01.39 promo to Oberst. 01.02.39 appt Chef Abt. Vorschriften-u.Lehrmittel in RLM (to 27.08.39). 26.08.39 appt Koluft AOK 8 (to 19.11.39). 20.11.39 re-appt Abt.-Chef der Vorschriftenstelle/RLM. 17.03.41 appt Koluft Pz.Gr. 2. 01.06.41 promo to Gen.Maj. (posthumously). †24.06.41 Verb.St. 63 Fi 156 crash near Linowo-Baranowice/USSR. GERLACH, Karl. (DOB: 07.08.83 in Borken/Kreis Homburg/Hessen). 1909 served compulsory duty with the Artillerie (to 1910). WWI served as a Feldintendant in various mobile administrations. (n.d.) joined NSDAP (Nr. 1747778). 01.04.29 promo to Rittmeister. (n.d.) with Reiter-Rgt. 11. 01.11.30 on the Geheime Fliegerliste. 01.06.34 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Prussian Army Reserve with a rank of Intendant (Luftwaffe) and appt Luftkreis-Intendant beim Luftkreis-Kdo. II, Berlin. 01.01.36 promo to Luftkreis-Intendant. 01.04.37 ordered to RLM. 01.05.37 appt Luftkreis- later Luftgau-Intendant im RLM. 09.03.40 promo to General-Intendant and appt General-Intendant in RLM. 04.11.40 ordered to Luftgau-Intendanten/Luftgau-Kdo. VI. 20.03.41 appt Lw.-Intendant/Lw. Bef. Mitte. 01.04.43 appt Chef-Intendant/Oberbefehlshaber Südost. 26.08.43 appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L. (pending assignment). 16.09.43 appt Luftgau-Intendant/Luftgau-Kdo. XII. 11.03.44 appt Abt.Chef in RLM/V 4. 01.05.44 assigned to the Offizieren in Truppen-Sonderdienst. 25.05.44 appt Luftflotten-Intendant/Lfl. 10. 01.09.44 promo to Generalstabs-Intendant and appt Offizier z.b.V. des Ob.d.L. (pending assignment). 25.02.45 z.V. des Luftgau-Kdo. III. 31.03.45 retired. 01.04.45 captured at Neukirchen. 04.05.45 sent to U.S.A. †17.10.51 in Altona. GERLACH, Kurt-Dietrich. (DOB: 01.12.09). 01.11.39 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 11. 01.06.42 (01.12.43?) promo to Maj. 01.43 Hptm., Kdr. Lw.-Pz.Jäger-Abt. 8. 04.43 in 8. Lw.-Felddivision. 05.12.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 85 (to 08.01.45). GERLACH, Lothar. (DOB: 25.07.21 in Grosskorbetha). 11.01.40 assigned to 3.Kp./Lw.-Bau-Btl. 7/IV (Weimar-Nohra). 02.07.41 trf to Erg.Gr./JG 2. 01.11.41 promo to Lt. 27.01.42 trf to IV./JG 1. 10.03.42 trf to I./JG 5. 01.05.43 Lt., trf to Stab I./JG 5. 16.03.44 in 1./JG 5, promo to Oblt. 16.03.44 Oblt., Stafü 1./JG 5 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (BE+RH) crash landed at Herzogenaurach a/f after air combat. 24.04.44 Oblt., I./JG 5. 05.44 Oblt., Staka 1./JG 5 (to 13.10.44). 01.08.44 adjusted RDA for rank of Oblt. moved forward to 01.10.43. 14.10.44 Oblt., appt Staka, 9./JG 6 (by unit redesignation) (to 01.01.45). 01.01.45 Oblt. and Staka, 9./JG 6, MIA – his Bf 109 G-14 (White 10) Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K shot down by a fighter in the Venray/Holland area during the Operation Bodenplatte New Year’s Day airfield attacks. Credited with 6 confirmed victories between 01.05.43 and 30.07.44. GERLACH, Otto. (DOB: 08.10.12). (W.B.K.Breslau I). 01.08.41 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GERLACH, Paul von. (DOB: 31.01.99 in Strassbourg). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm. 1940 trf to 1. FBK./Erg.ZGr. 1940 appt Techn.Offz. Erg.ZGr. Vaerlöse. 1941 appt Offz.z.b.V. with GL for training as Techn.Leiter of Arktis Erprobungsstelle. 1942 appt Kdr. Erprobungsstelle Nord under Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen.. 1942 trf to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. 1942 trf to Erprobungstelle Tropen at Tripoli /Castel Benito. 05.04.43 Hptm. d.R. with Kdo. d.Erprobungsstellen d.Lw. Rechlin, trf to Feld-Ausb.Rgt. d.Lw. 1 as a Btn.Kdr. 1943 temporary duty to RLM/C1/C for special duties. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). 1944 trf to Stab/XI. Fl.Korps. 1944 appt Kp.Chef in 3.Fsch.Jg.Div. 06.12.44 attended Nachschub Gruppenschule. GERLACH, Robert. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.03.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GERLACH, Rolf. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). GERLACH, Rudolf. (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 1940-41 Oblt. and Chef Ldssch.Kp. d.Lw. 12/VII (to 04.41). 01.03.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GERLACH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 21.09.21). 01.01.44 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). GERLACH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 05.07.04). 11.10.40 Maj., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 reported MIA – in Ju 88 A (7A+NH) of 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 that failed to return from a recce sortie to Scotland; a/c crashed into the North Sea and he was later judged KIA. Posthumous promo to Obstlt. (with effective date of 01.10.40). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GERLACH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 30.12.09). 20.05.41 Oblt., Verpfl.Offz. Stab/Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2 KIA. GERLACH, Wolrad. (DOB: 19.11.16). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 4. 01.04.41 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. IV./KG 4 and Staka 12./KG 4 (to 25.09.42?). 10.07.41 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. I./KG 4 (to 01.04.42). 23.02.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 03.04.42 Hptm., appt Staka 7./KG 4 (to 15.06.42). 01.07.42 Hptm., re-appt Staka 12./KG 4 (to 25.09.42). 12.42 appt Ia/11. Lw.Feld-Div. (to 01.43). 01.43 appt Ia/18. Lw.-Feld-Div. 23.02.43 trf from 18. Lw.-Felddivision to IV./KG 4. 20.04.43 trf to IV./KG 2. 11.05.43 ordered to RLM (Gen.d.Kampfflieger – L.In.2) for temporary duty. 06.43 Hptm. and Staka 1./SKG 10. 30.07.43 Hptm. in I./SKG 10, appt Kdr. I./SKG 10 (to 30.09.43). 30/31.03.44 Hptm., 5./JG 302*. 31.03.44 Hptm., probably Kdr. III./JG 302*. 08.03.45 Hptm. in III./NJG 6 and then 1./Erg.JG 2. [* possibly another Wolrad?] GERLAND, Wilhelm. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A1. GERLES, Walter. 1942-43 Hptm. and Chef of the Abteilung Truppen-Versuchskdo./Erprobungsstelle für Funkmesstechnik, Werneuchen (to 07.43). GERLICH, Hans. 01.12.41 promo to Oberst. 1942-43 Ib/Luftgaukdo. I. 1943 Oberst, provisional Kdt. Koflug 2/I. c.09.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Koflug 3/I (to 15.01.45). 12.05.45 selected for promo to Gen.Maj. with effect from 01.07.45. GERLICH, Helmut Axel. (DOB: 13.10.19 in Bankau/E Pruss). 22.07.42 Oblt. pilot, in 5./LG 1 WIA Ju 88 A-4 (L1+GN) crash landed at Iráklion 12.08.42 Oblt., 5./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+GN) accidentally shot down by an Italian fighter vic Elmas/Sardinia (c. 9 km NW of Cagliari). [Version #2: shot down by AA over Sardinia]. Buried at Cagliari. GERLICH, Dr. (med.) Norbert. (DOB: 28.10.17). 01.04.44 promo to Stabsarzt. to Lw.-San.Abt. (o) 26/III (still 03.45).

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GERLING, Heinz. (DOB: 14.06.14). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GERLING, Herbert. (DOB: 10.09.23 in Hagen). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), Blindflugschule 5. 26.07.43 Lt., 13./KG 53 KIA - crashed in St. Laurent/France. Buried at Fort-de-Malmaison. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERLING, Paul. (DOB: 08.07.09). 08.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Flak-Rgt. 85 to Koflug 4/VII. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 11.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), appt Kp.-Chef Kfz.-Werkstatt-Kp. d.Lw. (o) 2/WF (to 12.43). GERLING, Wilfried. 27.05.40 Oblt., 5./KG 54 POW - He 111 P shot up by 56 Sqdn., bailed out W of Bruges. 14.08.40 Oblt., 5./KG 54 injured in an accident during a practice flight, crashed due to unknown causes. (n.d.) died of wounds. GERLING, Dr.(med.) Wolfgang. (W.B.K. Köln II). 01.02.42 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GERLINGSHOFF, Arnold. 08.40 Maj., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 21/XII (to 05.41). 03.07.41 appt Qu 2/Luftflotte 5. 11.01.43 Maj.(d.R.), trf from Stab/Luftflotte 5 to U.- und S.-Stelle/Luftgaukdo. Südost (rescinded). GERLITZ, Erich. (DOB: 12.02.12 in Linz?/Austria). 1930-31 attended the Jahresfliegerkurs of the Austrian Bundesheer. 1935 graduated from the Militärakademie Wiener Neustadt and promo to Flieger-Lt. 03.38 Lt., Staka Jagdstaffel 5 of Jagdgeschwader II of the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 Hptm., appt Staka 3./JG 135. 01.11.38 appt Staka 3./JG 233. 01.05.39 appt Staka 3./JG 51 (to 14.03.40). 16.10.39 Hptm., 3./JG 51. c.14.03.40 appt Staka 7./JG 2. 03.05.40 Hptm., in 8./JG 2. 13.06.40 Hptm., 1./JG 1 13.10.40 appt Staka Erg.St./JG 27 (to 11.04.41). 17.04.41 Hptm., appt Staka 2./JG 27 (to 25.12.41?). 25.06.41 Hptm., 2./JG 27. 10.41 appt Staka 7./JG 27 (to 25.12.41). 25.12.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./JG 27 (to 20.05.42). 14.01.42 Hptm., II./JG 27. 20.05.42 Maj., Kdr. III./JG 53 (to 31.10.42). c.21.05.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./JG 53 (to 10.42). 25.01.43 Maj., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.03.43 Maj., with Höheren Kdo. der Jagd- und Zerstörerschulen, ordered temporary duty to Dt.Lw.-Mission in Rumänien. 25.01.43 Maj., awarded Ehrenpokal. 05.43 Maj., appt Kdt. JFS Galatz/Dt.Lw.-Mission in Rumänien (to 1944). 25.01.44 Maj., appt Kdr. I./JG 5 (to 16.03.44 KIA). 22.02.44 Maj., Stab I./JG 5. 16.03.44 Maj., Kdr. I./JG 5 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (BF+BU) shot down by a P-47 East of Ulm/Wurt., bailed out but too low to survive the fall. Credited with 15 air victories. GERLOFF, Oskar. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GERLT, Hermann. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flg.). GERMAN, Erich. (W.B.K. Danzig). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GERMAN, Dr. Karl. 22/23.09.43 Lt., III./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 emergency landing at Wunstorf following combat. GERMANN, Siegfried. 28.06.43 Lt., 4./KG 53 KIA - crashed in Russia. GERMER, ? . 10.42 Oblt., Chef Flugmelde-Funk-Kp. z.b.V. 38. GERMER, Ernst. (DOB: 15.12.17 in Nienburg a.d. Saale). (R, DKG). 05.41 with 3./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 24.06.43 Fw. in 3./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1, awarded the DKG. 01.10.44 promo to Lt. 29.10.44 Fahnenjunker Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, Führer Radf.Zg in StabsKp./Fsch. Jäg.Rgt. 1. 20.04.45 promo to Oblt. 05.45 captured by the British. †13.10.90 in Braunschweig-Stöckheim. GERMER, Dr.(med.) Wolfdietrich. (W.B.K. Ausland in Berlin). 01.11.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.). GERMEROTH, Rudolf. (DOB: 16.01.13). 1940 Oblt., in 3./JG 26 (to 01.06.40). 01.06.40 Oblt., 3./JG 26 severely WIA – Bf 109 E-3 shot down by a Spitfires of 19, 222, and 616 Sqdns. near Furnes/Veurne). 09.42 in Stab/JG 3. 07.09.42 Hptm., Stab/JG 3. 29.09.42 Hptm., Stab /JG 3. 11.42 Hptm., Stab/JG 3 appt Staka 2./JG 3 and then Staka 3./JG 3 (to 14.10.43). 31.12.42 Hptm., 3./JG 3. 12.42 Hptm., Staka(?) of Platzschutzstaffel Pitomnik (Stalingrad-Pitomnik). 14.01.43 Hptm., 2./JG 3. 17.08.43 Hptm.,1./JG 3. 27.09.43 Hptm., Staka 3./JG 3 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 shot down by P-47s vic Leer. 14.10.43 Hptm., Staka 3./JG 3 KIA – Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 2 + ) shot down by P-47 in area of Antwerp and crashed near Bergen-aan-Zee. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). Buried at Wouwschstraatweg near Bergen op Zoom in Holland. Post war his grave was moved to Ysselstein. Credited with 8 victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERMERSHAUSEN, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 06.02.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1. 24.02.44 Lt., 5./JG 11 WIA. GERMES, Heinrich. (DOB: 15.12.17). (W.B.K. Krefeld). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GERN, Hermann. (DOB: 21.12.16). (W.B.K. Rottweil). 01.11.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Fl.). 24.02.44 Lt., 9./ZG 26 unhurt - Bf 110 G-2 shot down vic Dorf. 07.05.45 Lt., I./JG 11 court martialled and executed for planning to desert to Denmark. Credited with one victory. GERNAND, Georg. (DOB: 04.05.13). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GERNDT, Joachim. (n.d.) Hptm., Stafü A/88 of the Condor Legion. 01.09.39 Hptm., Staka 7.(F)/LG 2. c.05.42 Maj., appt Kdr. NAGr. 14 (to 01.07.42). 01.07.42 appt Kdr. NAGr. 5 (to 09.42). 01.10.42 appt IIa/3. Lw.-Felddivision. 01.06.43 in Stab/3. Lw.-Felddivision, promo to Obstlt. GERNETH, Helmut. (DOB: 06.09.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GERNHARDT, Ludwig. (DOB: 27.02.16). 01.03.43 promo to Oberarzt. 07.04.43 Stabsarzt, trf to San.Ers.- u.Ausb.Abt. d.Lw. and then to le.Flak-Abt. 76 (mot). 25.01.45 reported MIA (captured by U.S. forces). GERNHUBER, Walter. (W.B.K. Königsberg I). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Flak). 15.01.43 Maj. (d.R.), Kdr. Flak-Ers.Abt. 95, appt Kdr. Flak-Ers.Abt. 11. GERNLER, Wolfgang von. 27.08.43 Lt., Stab/JG 2. 03.09.43 Lt., Stab/JG 2. 22.02.44 Lt., 8./JG 2 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 crashed at Eindhoven a/f. Buried at Ysselsteyn. GERNS, Heinrich. 30.04.40 Maj., appt IIa/Luftflotte 1. 01.04.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. BelgienNordfrankreich, promo to Oberst. 01.45 appt IIa in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XIV. GEROH(?), Johannes. (DOB: 13.01.01). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GEROLD, ? . 01.11.44 Fl.Oberstabsingenieur and chief of Abt. Feldwerften/Genst.d.Lw. GEROLD, ? . 07.02.44 Lt. and Fliegerverbindungsoffizier with 71. Infanterie-Div. GEROLD, Heinz. 22.04.43 Oblt., Ob.d.L. pool (Sch.Etat)., placed at the disposal of Lf.Kdo 1. GEROLD, Paul. (DOB: 22.05.21). 01.06.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. GERRITZEN, Herbert. (DOB: 14.11.18). (W.B.K. Moers). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GERSBACH, Egon. (DOB: 26.10.21). (W.B.K. Lörrach). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GERSBACH, Ernst. 01.08.42 Kdr. le.Res.Flak-Abt. 713 (still 05.43), promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GERSCH, Ewald. (DOB: 27.05.14). 01.12.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.10.42 Oblt., appt Staka 4./KSG 2 (to 28.02.43). 01.03.43 Oblt., appt Staka 4./KG 102 (to 14.10.43). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GERSDORF, Hellmuth. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 09.06.43 in Stab/8. Flak-Div., appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 844. 20.07.44 appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 972 (ETr.) (still 04.45). GERSDORFF, Gebhard. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 14.09.42 trf from Rüstungsinspektion/ Wehrkreis VIII to Kdo.Rüstungsbereich Breslau (to 30.04.43). 01.05.43 trf to Rüstungsinspektion XX. GERSIE, Reinhard. (DOB: 21.01.21). (W.B.K. Coesfeld). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GERSONDE, Martin. (DOB: 22.08.21). 01.08.42 promo to Lt./A1. GERSTADT, Franz. (DOB: 10.10.14). 01.08.43 in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 18, reclassified as Oblt. (A 2/(W)) (RDA 01.11.40). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GERSTAUER, Günther. 01.03.44 Hptm.?, appt Kdr. Sturmgeschütz-Brig. 2 d.Lw. GERSTEIN, Dr.(med.) Hubertus (DOB: 15.03.15). (W.B.K. Bochum). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (RDA 01.08.43). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GERSTEL, Johann. 01.09.43 in Pz.-Funkkp./Div. Hermann Göring, promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GERSTENBERG, Albert. (DOB: 23.11.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GERSTENBERG, Alfred. (DOB: 06.04.93 in Neudorf/Kreis Oppeln). (RkHS). 09.04.12 entered the Heer. 18.08.13 promo to Lt. WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 1916 trf to Kampfgeschwader 2 as an observer. 20.10.17 WIA, recovering until 01.18. 01.18 returned to the ground forces. WW I awarded Ritterkreuz des königlich Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern. 01.06.22 promo to Oblt. 1926 Hptm., served in the Zentrale Moskau (Z.Mo.) in an unknown secret capacity (to 1932). 01.07.34 appt Chef des Stabes des DLV. 01.10.34 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Maj. (RDA 01.07.34) and appt Chef des Stabes der Lw.-Reserve. 01.08.36 promo to Obstlt. and appt TaktikLehrer (tactics instructor) at LKS Tutow. 01.06.38 promo to Oberst and appt Luftattaché Warschau (Warsaw) (to 01.09.39). 15.06.42 Gen.Maj., appt Leiter Dt.Lw.-Mission in Rumänien. 01.09.41 promo to Gen.Maj. 15.06.42 appt Kommandierender Gen. u. Bef. der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Rumänien (to 27.08.44). 11.09.42 concurrently apptd Luftattaché Bucharest. 01.09.43 promo to Gen.Lt. 28.08.44 into Soviet captivity. 12.10.55 released. †04.01.59 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. GERSTENBERG, Joachim-Siegfried. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. (Ln.). 24.09.42 Oblt. (RDA 01.12.41), Chef Ln.-Verbindungs-Kp. z.b.V. 1. GERSTENBERG, Paul. (DOB: 03.09.95). (W.B.K. Meiningen). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GERSTENBERG, Paul. 27.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Luftgaukdo. Westfrankreich to Ausb.Kdo. der Lw./Reichsmotorsportschule in the NSKK Schloss Hof near Oschatz. GERSTENBERG, Rudolf. 13.11.42 Oblt.(d.R.z.V./Fl.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Ohlau to Gen.d.Dt.Lw. bei Italuft. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GERSTENBERGER, Max. (DOB: 19.02.11). 22.11.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. Luftzeugstab 3. 01.12.42 promo to Maj. 09.06.43 appt provisional Kdr. BFS 10 (einmot.) Altenburg (to 14.10.43). 25.06.43 concurrently appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 37/IV (27/IV?), Altenburg. 15.10.43 appt Kommodore JG 110 (to 15.03.45). 01.12.44 promo to Obstlt. GERSTENER, Siegfried. (DKG). 17.06.42 Oblt., 4./Fsch.Pi.Btl./7. Fl.Div. awarded the DKG. GERSTENHAUER, Hans Helmut. (DOB: 28.05.15 in Diepholz). (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 11.35 conferred with Dipl.Ing. 02.11.37 entered the Luftwaffe, trained with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 61. 07.38 trf to FFS A/B 7. 01.04.39 promo to Uffz. 01.07.39 trf to 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21. 01.05.40 promo to Fw. 02.41 trf to 7.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21. 01.03.41 promo to Ofw. 21.10.41 Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.H. 27.11.41 attended a course in Neubiberg. 02.42 trf to JFS 4. 01.07.42 trf to Überführungskommando Jüterbog. (n.d.) trf to Luftzeuggruppe 3. 08.42 trf to Focke Achgelis. 01.09.42 promo to Lt. 30.10.42 trf to Segelflug... St. 121/13. GERSTENKORN, Albert. 05.41 Hptm., Sd.Kdo. Junck (out of KGr.z.b.V. 106?) flew the Ju 90 (GF+GE), ex-Lufthansa (D-AEDS) "Preussen". GERSTENMEIER (GERSTENMAIER?), Friedrich. (DOB: 24.10.87 in Tübingen). (W.B.K. Tübingen ). 1942 Hptm. and Fliegerhorst Offizier at Rovaniemi and Kemi in Finland. 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GERSTENMEIER, Emanuel. (W.B.K. Weimar). 10.41 Oblt.d.R. (RDA 01.08.40), appt. Staka 8./St.G. 2 (to 09.42). 09.03.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 18.02.43 Oblt.d.R., appt Staka 2./St.G. 101 (to 27.10.43). 08.04.44 Hptm., appt Staka 6./SG 103 (to 19.09.44). 20.09.44 Hptm., appt Staka 6./SG 104 (to 30.01.45). GERSTENMEIER, Karl-Joachim. (DOB: 22.07.12). (n.d.) Lt., with 3. K/88 of the Condor Legion. 20.11.39 Hptm., appt Staka 2./KG 27 (to 28.11.39). 28.11.39 Hptm. and Staka 2./KG 27, KIA – in He 111 P-1 (1G+KK) that crashed at Gablingen during a night flying practice. GERSTER, Joachim. (DOB: 28.06.13). (W.B.K. Eberswalde). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GERSTEUER, Günther. (DOB: 29.01.14 in Wuppertal-Cronenberg). (R, DKG). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 06.01.43 Hptm.(Tr.O./Flak), in Schw.Flak-Abt. 233, appt Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 264 (still 10.43). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 03.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Fsch.Sturmgeschütz-Brig. 2 (to 06.44). 06.44 appt Kdr. Fsch.SturmgeschützBrigade 12 (to 08.05.45), Hptm., awarded DKG, Kdr. Fsch.Stu.Gesch. Brig. 12. 28.04.45 Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr., Fsch.Sturm-Gesch.Brig. 12. 31.03.70 retired from the Bundeswehr with in rank of Obstlt. †30.05.95 in Mölln/Schleswig-Holstein. GERSTMANN, Eberhard. 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 07.44 Maj. (f.n. not given), Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. z.b.V. 12300. 14.12.44 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 615 (still o4.45). GERSTMAYER. Karl. 23.06.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 8 (Führerreserve) to Luftgaukdo. VI for further assignment. GERSTNER, Erich. 15.06.44 Lt., 3./JG 27 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 - no details. 14.07.44 Lt., 3./JG 27 WIA Bf 109 G-6 - no details. GERSTNER, Leopold. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GERSTNER, Paul. (DOB: 05.07.98). (W.B.K. Hall). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GERSTNER, Siegfried Josef Simpert. (DOB: 16.11.16 in Passau). (R, DKG). WWI served with the Infanterie. 01.09.18 promo to Lt. 01.12.36 entered the Heer, assigned to Geb.Pi.Btl. 54. 01.09.38 promo to Lt. and trf to Geb.Pi.Btl. 82 (to 05.40?). 01.08.40 trf to the Luftwaffe, promo to Oblt., appt Zug-Führer in Fsch. Pi.Btl. 7. 05.41 Oblt., Chef 4. Kp./Fsch.-Pi.-Btl. 7 (to End 1942). 01.08.41 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 10.41 WIA in Russia. 17.06.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 4./Fsch.Pi.Btl. in 7.Fl.Div. 08.42 appt Ordonnanzoffizier in Stab/7. Fliegerdivision (to 01.43). 01.43 WIA twice. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm. 19.06.43 Hptm. in Stab/1. Fallschirmjäger-Div., appt provisional Kdr. Fsch.Pi.-Btl. 2 (to 01.02.44). 01.05.44 (07.02.44?) promo to Maj. 07.07.44 severely WIA vic Kirovograd - hospitalized. 15.08.44 appt Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 7. 13.09.44 Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg. Rgt. 7. 19.09.44 captured by the Americans in Brest. 31.03.75 retired from the Bundeswehr as an Oberst. †11.01.2013 in Bad Reichenhall. GERSTNER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 18.07.78). 01.03.41 in V./Ln.-Rgt. 3, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 31.03.41 released from service. GERSTUNG, Dr. (med.) Rolf. (W.B.K. Göttingen). 01.04.42 RDA as Ob.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.) (Zahnarzt). 01.45 Stabsarzt, appt IVb (Gruppenarzt) III./KG 4 (to 08.05.45). GERTH, Herbert. (DOB: 04.10.19). 01.12.42 promo to Lt. 1944 appt Kp.Chef 11./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 10. 11.10.44 MIA. GERTH, Peter. (DOB: 05.07.21 in Pfolzheim/ Baden-Württemberg or Karlsruhe). 07.41 trf to 3. and 4./JFS 5 (to 09.43). 14.07.41 Uffz., 4./JFS 5. 15.10.41 Uffz., 4./JFS 5. 06.42 promo to Lt. 1942 instructor at JFS 5, then sent to Erg.JGr. West and then to 2./JFS 4. 15.06.43 trf to 5./JG 51. 26.06.43 WIA - Bf 109 force-landed at Chinisia due to engine damage. 09.43 trf to 3./JG 51. 01.44 appt instructor with Erg.JGr. Ost. 03.44 trf to Erprobungskdo. 16 (to 10.44?). 09.44 trf to 3./JG 400 as acting Stafü?. 15.10.44 Lt., appt Stafü 4./JG 400 (to 11.44). 12.11.44 Stafü 6./JG 400 (to 12.44?). 02.45 Lt. and Staka 4./JG 400. Credited with 11 victories. GERTH, Ronald. (DOB: 17.03.18). (W.B.K. Zwickau). (DKG). 05.06.43 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 17.10.43 Lt., 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31 awarded the DKG. GERTH, Walter. 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 11.(Jägerleit- Kp. "Gladiole") /Ln.Rgt. 218. GERTH, Werner. (DOB: 13.05.23 in Pforzheim). (R, DKG). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1., JG 102. 17.09.43 Lt., 7./JG 53 WIA - during Allied raid on Ciampino. 1943-44 in 7./JG 53. 01.44 volunteered for Sturmstaffel 1. 22.02.44 Lt., Sturmstaffel 1. 06.03.44 Lt., Sturmstaffel 1. c.20.04.44 Lt., appt Staka 11.(Sturm)/JG 3 (to 08.05.44). 08.05.44 Oblt., appt Staka 11.(Sturm-)/JG 3 (to 02.11.44). 09.08.44 Lt., 11./JG 3. 27.09.44 Lt., Staka 14./JG 3 - Fw 190 A-8 crashed vic Eisenach after combat. 29.10.44 Oblt., 14./JG 3 awarded the Ritterkreuz. 02.11.44 Oblt., Staka 14./JG 3 KIA – Fw 190 A-8/R2 collided with an enemy bomber, baled out, but his parachute failed to Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K open - 10 km N of Bitterfeld. 01.01.45 Lt., posthumously awarded the DKG. Credited with 27 and possibly 38 air victories. Shot down about 10 times. GERTHOFFER, Jan. (DOB: 27.05.10). 29.12.42 Lt., 13.(slowak)/JG 52. 17.01.43 Lt., 13.(slowak)/JG 52. 12.03.43 Lt., 13.(slowak)/JG 52. 16.04.43 Lt., 13.(slowak)/JG 52 unhurt? - Bf 109 G-2 (Black 16) damaged in a ground collision at Anapa. 30.04.43 Lt., 13.(slowak)/JG 52. 28.05.43 Lt., 13./JG 52. 14.06.43 Oblt., 13.(slowak)/JG 52. 09.08.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. Post war, joined the Czechoslovak Air Force. Credited with 23 victories. †09.08.91. [Slovak national flying in the service of the Luftwaffe.] GERTIG, Hans-Joachim. 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GERTIS, Josef. (W.B.K. Köln II). 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GERTIS, Paul. (W.B.K. München IV). 11.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Kraftfahrtechn.Schule d.Lw. Rudolstadt to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 8. 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 06.05.43 with Zentra-KraftOst, Verb.Offz. d.Lw. beim Kdr. d.Kraftfahrparktruppe 5, trf to Luftgaustab Kreta. GERTLER, Herbert. (DOB: 16.09.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GERTLING, Max. 01.07.41 promo to Maj. 01.42 Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 6. c.10.42 appt provisional Kdr. Feld-FAS (Ost) 42. 18.03.43 Maj., named from provisional to permanent Kdr. FFAS (Ost) 42 (to c.25.10.43). 25.10.43 appt Kdr. gem.I./Flak-Rgt. 111 (to 20.02.45). GERTS, Hans-Joachim. 08.10.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. Heimat-Flak-Abt. 55/VIII. GERTZ, Gerhard. (DOB: 17.06.12 in Thorn/W.Pr.). (W.B.K. Hirschberg/Rfgb.) (DKG). 01.04.30 entered the Heer, trf to Art.Rgt. 3 Sagan. 01.10.30 trf to 16. Bttr., 3./Art. Rgt. 16.07.33 trf to Pion.Lehrgang Klaudorf (to 31.07.33). 03.10.34 trf to Rem.Kdo. Güldenbroden-Militsch (to 13.10.34). 28.03.35 trf to Pion.Lehrgang Rissa (to 16.04.35). 09.10.36 trf to 3.Bttr./ Reitende Art.Abt. Insterburg (to 09.36). 01.10.36 trf to 5./Art.Rgt. 28 Schweidnitz. 01.06.37 promo to Hauptwachtmeister. 16.04.40 trf to Beobachterschule Reichenberg. 07.06.40 trf to 1. Schuler Kp./Aufkl.Fl.Schule 3 Jüterbog to 23.09.40). 24.10.40 trf to 2./Erg.Aufkl.Gr. 01.11.40 trf to 4. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 23. 01.10.40 trf to Aufkl.Fl.Schule 2 (to 23.10.40). 24.10.40 trf to Erg.Aufkl.Gr. (to 23.11.40). 24.11.40 trf to 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32. 05.12.40 detached to Bildschule Hildesheim (to 05.01.41). 10.03.41 detached to Art.Rgt. 23. 13.08.41 sentenced by Feldgericht of Koluft Süd Aussenstelle 1 to 3 months confinement - due to unstated deficiencies - reinstatment had been applied for. 01.04.42 promo to Stfw. 24.12.42 Stfw., 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32. 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 30.03.43 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O.) (RDA 01.10.35), trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 22.07.43 Lt., 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32 awarded the DKG. 11.43 still with 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32. 06.04.44 appt Sachbearbeiter Ic of Komm.Gen.d.dt.Lw. in Italien. 30.01.45 promo to Oblt.(RDA 01.10.38). 15.02.45 appt Kp.Fü.Nachschubkp. (v) d.Lw. 8/VII). 01.08.45 Promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.11.41). Credited with at least 112 sorties. GERULL, Herbert. (DOB: 10.07.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1944 Hptm. (Ln.), posted to the Fallschirmjäger. GERUM, Georg. (DOB: 01.03.20). (W.B.K. Kempten/Allgäu). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GERUSCHKE, Karl-Heinz. (DKG). 21.02.43 Lt., 1./KG 51 fate unknown - Ju 88 A-4 (9K+DB) force landed - no details. 03.03.43 Lt., 2./KG 51 KIA in Russia. 29.03.43 Lt., 1./KG 51 awarded the DKG. 05.06.43 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. GERVAIS, Felix.

(DOB: 16.06.22). (W.B.K. Bremen I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.).

GERWEN, Julius. 10.07.38 Hptm.(E) Nafü/Streckenschule Berlin. 13.11.40 Maj., appt Kdr. IV./Ln.Rgt. 2. 01.01.43 Obstlt., trf from Stab Höh.Nafü/Luftflotte 4 to Führer-Reserve/Ob.d.L. 01.04.43 appt Kdr. Ln.-Rgt. 222 (to c.01.44?). 01.12.43 promo to Oberst (Ln.). GERWOLL, Hinrich. (DOB: 06.03.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GESANER, ? . (n.d.) Maj., Sonderluftbildabteilung. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GESCHE, Paul Fritz. (DOB: 26.09.00). 01.05.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 1866806). 11.33 joined the SS (to 06.34). 01.10.36 promo to Techn.Inspekteur. 01.04.39 promo to Techn.Oberinspekteur. (n.d.) assigned to Luftnachrichten Technische Entwicklung Stab 1. 1943 assigned to Luftnachrichten Technische Entwicklung Stab 11. GESCHEWSKI, Horst. 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. GESCHKE, Otto-Hermann. 19.02.40 Lt.z.S., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606. 21(22?).07.40 Lr.z.S., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606 MIA - Do 17 Z lost to fighters off the Scottish North Sea coast. GESCHKE, Paul. (DOB: 26.08.97). (W.B.K. Danzig). 01.02.41 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Bau-). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./-Bau). GESCHWANDTNER, ? . 01.01.42 Oblt., courier for Restkommandos(Wien)/ Stab/Luftflotte 4. [perhaps this is Georg Geschwendner?] GESCHWENDER, ? . see GSCHWENDER. GESCHWENDT, Hermann. (DOB: 25.05.12). (W.B.K. Cottbus). 12.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Ln.). (RDA 01.02.41). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 02.06.44 Oblt. (Kr.O.) with Koflug Banak, ordered to trf to Nancy/France for assignment to the Fallschirmjäger. GESCHWILL, Heinz. (DOB: 25.04.20 in Beühl/Baden or Brühl near Mannheim). (R). 11.38 entered the Luftwaffe and began training at Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 72. (n.d.) underwent further training at LKS 4, FFS Fürstenfeldbruck, FFS C Fürstenwald, Grosse KFS 2, and BFS 4. 01.04.40 promo to Lt. Early 08.40 trf to 9./KG 3. Late 02.41 temporarily taken out of operations. 23.03.41 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 9./KG 3. 06.41 with III./KG 3. 23.09.41 Lt. in 9./KG 3, seriously WIA after being shot up by Soviet fighters during weather recon over Leningrad, his Do 17 Z-2 (5K+AT) crashing vic Mustolovo. Hospitalized nearly 2 years, he never returned to service, but resumed his studies. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 04.45 captured by the French at Donauschingen. †06.05.2009 in Karlsruhe. Credited with 150 missions. GESCHWINDNER, ? . 19.03.41 Oblt. and Führer of a medium aviation fuel column in Tripoli. GESCHWINDNER, Georg. 01.04.40 promo to Hptm. 12.04.43 Hptm.(W) in Stab/10. Flak-Div., trf to Stab/9. Lw.-Feld-Div. GESELLE, Erich. (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). GESEROW, Hans. (DOB: 03.07.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. GESKE, Günther. 05.45 (Tr.O.) Kdr. NAGr. 3. GESKE, Heinz. (DOB: 06.01.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GESKE, Herbert. (DOB: 08.10.15). 01.04.35 entered service with the Luftwaffe and enrolled in officer training. 01.04.37 appt Battr.-Offz. in le.Stammbatterie Hamburg. 19.05.37 enrolled in EMesslehrgang (range-finding course) at FAS Wustrow. 01.10.37 appt Battr.-Offz. in II./Flak-Rgt. 6. 01.06.38 appt Battr.-Offz. in le.Flak-Abt. Wiener-Neustadt. 15.11.38 appt Battr.-Offz. in le.Flak-Abt. 92. 01.08.39 in le.Flak-Abt. 92, promo to Oblt. 01.12.41 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered to the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow for Generalstab training (no record of completion). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 14.04.43 in Stab/15. Flak-Div., trf to Höh.Kdr.d.Flakartillerieschulen. 22.02.44 Oblt. in Flugleitung/Fliegerhorst Gadurra on Rhodes. [acc to HW5] 24.10.44 appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 777 (still 04.45?). 04.02.45 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 913 (still 04.45). GESKE, Hermann. (DOB: 25.09.97). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GESKE, Werner. 01.43 Oblt.(Tr.O.), Battr.-Chef 3./Flak-Abt. 334. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. GESLER, Dr. (med.) Heinz. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GESSEL, Dr.(jur.) August. (DOB: 21.02.92 in Essen). (W.B.K. Wesel). WWI served. 01.02.22 promo to Oblt. 1933 joined the NSFK. 1939 appt Zugführer 2./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 6. 26.08.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.01.40 promo to Hptm. 1940 appt Kp.Chef 12./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. Holland. 16.10.43 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). 01.12.43 promo to Maj. 1944 appt Chef 2./Ln.Flugmelde-Rgt. 213. 1944 appt Maj.beim Stabe Stab/Ln.Rgt. 213. GESSLER, Eduard. 01.09.39 promo to Lt./A1(RDA). 09.05.41 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 unhurt? - Ju 88A-5 (4U+LK) ditched 80 km W of Malta - rescued. 12.10.41 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (4U+IK) near Malta during sea recon near Alexandria. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GESSNER, ? . 01.08.44 Lt., 3. Jägerleitoffzier Kp."Elster"/3. Jagddivision. GESSNER, Hans. (DOB: 29.07.20). (W.B.K. Würzburg). 01.08.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer in 4. schwere Flugm.Leit-Kp. "Rossberg" /Ln.Rgt. 229. GESSNER, Ludwig. (DOB: 01.04.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GESSNER, Otto. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 01.11.43 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 (to c.12.43)? (f.n. not given). 17.05.44 MIA. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GESSNER, Robert. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). GESSNER, Dr. Wilhelm. (n.d.) Stabsarzt, Stab I./KG 2. GESSNER, Willi. 18.09.42 Oblt. in 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 124, injured in Ju 88 D-1 (G2+FH) take-off crash at Fp. Kirkenes/N Norway. 09.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in Erg.Fernaufkl.Gr., trf to 2./Versuchsverband Ob.d.L. 14.04.44 Oblt. in 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 124, injured again in Ju 88 crash-landing at Fp. Banak/N Norway. 24.04.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. GEST, Hans. (DOB: 02.06.16 in München). 05.10.43 Lt., Stafü 2./Schl.G. 1 KIA - Fw 190 F-3 hit by return fire in Pl.Qu. 0278, 2 km S of Gornostaipol /Ukraine. GESTEFELD, Adolf. (DOB: 04.02.89). (n.d.) spent 14 years as a civil servant in Argentina and Paraguay. 21.01.11 promo to Lt. 24.12.14 promo to Oblt.. WWI served. (n.d.) Polizei -Maj. , Sicherheitspolizei. 05.06.42 entered the Luftwaffe. 1942 Hilfsoffz. Gasschutz/Ldssch. 4 (Ia op3). 01.11.42 promo to Maj.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). 1942-43 appt Kdr. Ldssch.Abt I. 25.06.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Luftschutz-Ers.Abt. 1. 1944 appt Kdr. Gasschutz Abt.z.b.V. Magdeburg. 1945 appt Ia op3 (Gasschutz) Ldssch.Korp.Reich. Late 04.45 appt Kdt. Wurzen/Sachs. †26.12.76 died in Achim(?). Buried in Achim /Parkfriedhof. GESTEL, Günther. 14.02.42 Lt., 2./St.G. 1 KIA - Ju 87 R-2 (A5+FK) hit by AA vic Akroma. GESTENMAIER, Friedrich. (DOB:24.10.87 in Tübingen). 1942 Maj.d.R., Fl.H.Kdtr. E 30/IV (Rovaniemi), and Fl.H.Kdtr. E 16/I (Kemi). GESTLE, Friedrich (Fritz). (DOB: 19.01.17). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 19.06.41 Lt. in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32 Banak. 01.01.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 31.08.42 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GESTNER, Erich. (DOB: 01.05.21 in Salzburg). 15.06.44 with 3./JG 27. 14.07.44 WIA. GESTRICH, Werner. (DOB: 15.07.12). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Oder). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GETHÖFFER, Emil. (DOB: 12.01.04). (W.B.K. Wiesbaden). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GETTNER, Gerd. (DOB: 15.03.22). 01.11.41 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 30.01.43 Lt., Stab I./KG 60 MIA - Ju 88 (P1+GK) lost over W Mediterranean. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GETZIN, Heinz. (DOB: 19.02.12). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 26.05.44 Hptm. (RDA 01.04.42), appt Kp.-Chef 1./Ln.-Versuchs-Rgt. GEUENICH, Hans. (W.B.K. Halberstadt). 01.04.43 in Lw.-Kdo. Ost area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.11.41). GEUTJES, Gerhard. (DOB: 09.11.20). (W.B.K. Bielefeld). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GEUJET, L. 15.06.43 Lt., 2.(F/Aufkl.Gr. 22 MIA? - Ju 88 D-1 (4N+IK) no details.

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Section G - K GEUSGEN, Johann. (W.B.K. Köln III). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?).(RDA 01.12.39). GEUSS, Adolf. (DOB: 05.02.94). (W.B.K. Bad Kissingen). 05.10.43 Hptm. with the Platzkdo. at Antimachia on Kos (Cos) in the Dodecanese. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GEUSZ, Adolf. 10.41 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E (See) 117/XI (and 05.43). GEUTEBRÜCK, ? 06.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Lw.Kontroll-Insp. Bourges to Flak-Abt. 874. GEUTJES, Gerhard. 21.10.43 Lt., 4./KG 54. KIA - Ju 88 A-4 trop (B3+DM) lost to unknown cause in the area of Napoli. GEWALT, Walter. 30.06.43 Hptm., appt Staka 11./KG 100 (to 14.10.43). GEWERT, Fritz. 01.07.41 promo to Obstlt. 18.03.42 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS A/B 119 and concurrently Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Kassel-Rothwesten (to 12.02.43). 12.02.43 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L and ordered to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 3 for temporary duty. 16.05.43 Obstlt. in Führerreserve Ob.d.L., trf to Feldluftpark 1/I. GEY, Joachim. (DOB: 11.03.16 in Engelsdorf near Leipzig). (R, DKG). 01.10.35 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.38 trf to 7./KG 153. 01.11.40 promo to Oblt. 20.06.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 13.01.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 7./KG 3. 05.42 trf to II./KG 3. 07.42 appt Staka 6./KG 3 (to 11.42). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. From end of 1942 served in a series of staff positions to the end of the war. 20.06.43 Oblt. and Staka in II./KG 3, awarded Ritterkreuz on completion of 409 combat missions, the destruction of 34 tanks, 82 trucks, 3 artillery and 3 AA positions, and for severely damaging a British submarine. 01.10.43 at FFS C 15, promo to Hptm. 30.10.43 Hptm., FFS B 32 WIA - Ju 88 A overran a/f at Zeltweg due to a servicing error. 31.03.72 retired from the Bundeswehr as an Obstlt. Credited with 409 missions. †26.12. 89 in Münster/Westfalen. GEYDA, Karl-Heinz. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt.(Ln.), III./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 3. (n.d.) Lt., Chef Ln.Betr.Kp. 7. GEYER, Alfred. (DOB: 05.11.19). 01.01.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GEYER, Helmut. (DOB: 27.03.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 1943 with JG 101, then Erg.JGr. Süd. 10.43 with 3./JG 53. 22.03.44. trf to 1./JG 53. GEYER, Helmut. (DOB: 28.12.13). (W.B.K. München II). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GEYER(GEYR?), Karl. 15.10.43 Lt., 1./KG 6 POW - Ju 188 E-1 (3E+HH) shot down by Mosquito of 85 Sqdn. GEYER, Alfred. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt. 01.02.45 Oblt. in Ln.-Jägerleitauswertezug II.(Jägerleit)/Ln.Rgt. 212. GEYER, Hans. (DOB: 18.03.13). (W.B.K. Grimma). 01.02.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GEYER, Hans. 29.03.43 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GEYER, Hans. (DOB: 18.03.13). 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. GEYER, Helmut. (DOB: 27.03.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Ing), JG 101. GEYER, Helmut. 01.08.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 5.(TelegrafenbauKp.)/Ln.Rgt. 13. GEYER, Dr. (med.) Herbert. (W.B.K. Baden). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). 1945 Stabsarzt, III./NJG 11. GEYER, Horst. (DOB: 03.12.13 or 12.03.13?). (DKG). 26.02.41 Oblt., in Stab I./JG 51. 12.03.41 Hptm., I./JG 51. 08.05.41 Oblt., Stab/JG 51. 24.07.41 Oblt., Stab II./JG 51. c.27.09.41 Oblt. in Stab II./JG 51, appt Staka 5./JG 51 (to 01.02.42). 27.09.41 Oblt., II./JG 51 WIA - shot up by fighters and force-landed 40 km E of Shatalovka. 03.11.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 26.05.43 Hptm., appt Leiter/Führer Erprobungskdo. 25. 25.06.43 Hptm., Erg./JGr. 25. 25.07.43 Hptm., Erprobungskdo. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 25. 17.11.43 Hptm., Erprobungskdo. 25 awarded DKG. 1944 Hptm., Kdr. Erp.Kdo.d.Lw. 25 (to 07.44). 07.44 also appt Kdr. III./ZG 26 (to 09.44)? 05.08.44 appt Kdr. E-Kdo. Me 262 (to 20.09.44). 10.44 trf to Erg JG 2. 07.11.44 (or 27.10.44?) Hptm., appt Kdr. III./Erg.JG 2 (to 11.11.44 (01.01.45?)). 00.45 Maj., Kdr. E-Kdo. He 162. Postwar joined the Bundesluftwaffe, rising to Obstlt. †08.11.96. Credited with 31 victories. GEYER, Hugo. (DOB: 06.04.84 in Hildburghausen). 03.10.03 entered the Heer. 27.01.05 promo to Lt. 01.04.12 began pilot training. 01.10.13 trf to Flieger-Bataillon 4. 27.01.14 promo to Oblt. WWI served with Fliegertruppe. 01.08.14 appt Führer of Flieger-Abt. 34. 18.04.15 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) appt Kdr. of Kagohl 4. (n.d.) appt Gruppenführer der Flieger 10 (to 1919). 09.01.20 promo to acting Maj. 1920-24 Geschaftsführer of Luftverkehrs AG. 23.04.24 appt Advisor in the Reichsverkehrsministerium (to 31.01.33). 01.02.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Reichsdienst with a rank of Oberregierungsrat and appt Abt.Leiter with the Reichskommissariat für die Luftfahrt. 08.03.33 promo to Ministerialrat. 21.04.33 joined the NSDAP 05.05.33 appt Abt.Leiter L E 5 later GL/E 5 in RLM. 1936 appt Leiter RLM/LE/Abt. 2 (Versorgenamt) (to 1943). 01.08.39 promo to Ministerialdirigent. 1943 appt Insp. under Chef Gen.Qu./4. Abt./Gruppe I (Versorgungsführung)/Gen.St.d.Lw. 31.10.44 placed in reserve status. 1947 released from Allied custody. †12.10.75 in Hildburghausen. GEYER, Johann. 03.41 Hptm., trf from Lg.Kdo. VII to Stab/Koflug Bordeaux. GEYER, Johann. (DOB: 03.01.21 in Wien). 15.06.43 Oblt., 7./St.G. 1 KIA - Fw 189 A-2 damaged in an accident, overturned during an emergency landing 2 km E of Klinzy. GEYER, Karl. 15.10.43 Lt., 1./KG 6 POW - Ju 188 E-1 (3E+HH) shot down by a Mosquito of 85 Sqdn. GEYER, Kurt. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GEYER, Otto. (DOB: 02.02.17). (W.B.K. Parchim). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Ln. GEYH, Dr. (med.) Martin. (W.B.K. Plauen). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GEYR, Karl. (DOB: 27.04.24). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GEYR von SCHWEPPENBURG, see SCHWEPPENBURG. GEYS, Dr. Hans. 1940 Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 2/III (to c.15.06.40). 13.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from RLM to Luftpark 1/VII. 04.01.43 trf to Feldluftpark 2/XIII. 01.02.43 with Feldluftpark 2/XIII, promo to Obstlt. GEYS, Karl. (DOB: 06.09.05 in Würzburg). 1929 conferred with an engineering degree from Technische Hochschule München. (n.d.) director of a malt factory. 01.03.40 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 7529922). 1941 assigned to Erprobungsstelle Travemünde. 01.03.43 promo to Fl.St.Ing. 1943 trf to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. GEZROCKENFELD, ? . 02.45 Maj. and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 212/XVII Cilli. GFREREIS, Albert. (DOB: 14.07.06). (W.B.K. Ulm). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GHEORGIN, Ermil. (DOB: 11.01.96 in Botoşani /Romania). (R). (n.d.) Chief of Romanian Air Staff. 26.03.44 Gen.Maj., awarded the Ritterkreuz. [ Romanian - not Luftwaffe] GHERARDINI, Alexander. 01.06.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), temporary duty from RLM pool to Luftamt Köln. 23.03.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 6 to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Rostow. 01.12.42 promo to Oberst. 18.06.43 in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe 25, trf to Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. XXV (to 03.09.43). 03.09.43 trf to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 12. GHRZESCINSKI, Harald. (DOB: 04.07.20). (W.B.K. Wuppertal). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. GIBBINO, Alexander. 22.04.43 Oblt. and pilot in 6./ZG 1, MIA – in Bf 110 G-2 (S9+TP) that failed to return from a mission in the general vicinity of Sicily. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GIBBENS, Heinz. (DOB: 24.05.20). 01.04.40 promo toLt./A1. 09.02.41 Lt., 9./KG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (4V+AT) in the west - no details. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GIBSON, Hermann. (DOB: 16.03.99). 01.45 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftleiter with Fl.H.Kdtr. Stavanger. GIBSONE, Alexander. 12.04.43 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.04.43 Oblt., 6./ZG 1 MIA Bf 110 G-2/Trop (S9+TP) vic Straits of Messina [Version #2: shot down by P-40 NE of cap Bon]. GIBSONE, John. (W.B.K. Giessen). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. XII, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GIBSONE, Thomas. 04.40 Obstlt., appt Leiter Luftpark (See) Tönning (later 5/XI (See)). 01.07.40 promo to Oberst (Erg.O.). 20.09.43 Oberst in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Norwegen, appt Kdr. Feldluftpark 1/I. GIBSONE, Thomas. (DOB: 1890). 01.08.39 appt Qu Ib Lfl.Kdo. 1 (to 31.12.39). 01.01.40 appt Staka then Kdr. in KG 55 (to 13.04.41). 13.04.41 trf to Lazarett Wien (21.01.42). 22.01.42 appt Ia Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 3 (to 16.12.44). 17.12.44 appt Ia op der Fliegertruppe/ OKL and Chef der Führungsabteilung im Luftwaffenführungsstab Nord, Flensburg (to 08.05.45). (n.d.) Inspekteur der Bundesluftwaffe. [ not to be confused with the other GIBSONE, Thomas] GIEBEL, Karl. (W.B.K. Stendal). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. XI, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GIEBELER, Ewald. (DOB: 28.11.14). (W.B.K. Herford). (DKG). 20.05.41 Lt., KGr.z.b.V. 106 WIA (as passenger?) - Ju 52 at Maleme. 01.07.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 30.11.42 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 12.07.43 Oblt. in 3. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22, awarded the DKG. GIEBELER, Siegfried. (DOB: 08.09.17). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 30.(schw.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 232. GIEBFRIED, Wilhelm. 08.02.43 Lt., 1./Fl.Erg.Gr. (See) KIA - BV 138 C-1 (6H+NH) crashed in flames near Fl.Pl. Kastrup about 3 minutes after taking off from Kopenhagen to search for submarines, when a/c begn to loose height apparently due to pilot error. GIEBNER, Erwin. (DOB: 26.02.96). (DKG). 01.10.39 Maj., in I./Flak-Rgt. 23. 06.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 43 (mot) (to 01.44). 16.01.44 Obstlt., awarded DKG, Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 43. 01.03.44 promo to Oberst. 09.03.44 appt Kdr. Flak-Ers.Rgt. 4 (to 04.45). GIEBNER, Helmut. (DOB: 11.09.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), JG 103. 08.06.44 Lt., II./JG 26 KIA - Fw 190A-8 (White 5) in combat with P-51s (168 FS?) E of Toqueville. GIEBNER, Werner. (DOB: 03.10.24). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. GIECHE, Bodo. 04.05.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. bei Italuft to Stab/II. Fliegerkorps (as Ib and/or Qu). 01.12.42 promo to Oberst. 03.03.43 trf from Stab/II. Fliegerkorps to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. 19.04.43 trf to Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Italien. 10.08.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Süd, trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII. 09.09.43 ordered to Feldluftgaukdo. XXVII for temporary duty (to 10.11.43). 18.02.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Koflug 1/VII. GIEGOLD, Dipl.Ing. Hugo. (DOB: 06.09.93 in Schwarzembach/Oberfranken). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 01.06.39 promo to Oberst. 10.08.42 Oberst, appt concurrently Kdr. Fl.H.Kdtr. Krosno (to 12.43) and Kdr. Fliegertechnische Schule 4 (still 08.43) †17.06.51. GIEHLER, Waldemar. 05.03.43 Maj., trf from Wehrbezirkskdo. Leipzig I to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte. 01.12.43 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). GIELER, Dr. (med.) Rudolf. (DOB: 25.05.15). 15.08.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Lw.-San.Abt./2. Flak-Div. as a Truppenarzt. GIELOW, Friedrich. (DOB: 09.06.92). (W.B.K. Schwerin/Meckl.). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GIELOW, Heinz. (DOB: 23.11.16). (W.B.K. Stendal). 01.05.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 22.05.41 Lt., KIA - Crete. GIENANTH, Hans-Eugen von. 29.09.43 Uffz., 11./NJG 1. 20/21.12.43 WIA - Bf 110 G-4 (G9+GY) crashed vic Langen Brombach due to engine damage. 28.05.44 Fhjfw., 11./NJG 1. 12.08.44 Lt., 11./NJG 1. 01.11.44 Lt., Stab IV./NJG 1. 05.01.45 Lt., IV./NJG 1. Credited with 10 victories. GIENAPP, Otto. 03.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from RLM to Stab/Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 4. 23.05.40 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 3. 08.41 Obstlt., Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 5. 19.06.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI. 01.03.43 promo to Oberst (Ln.). 31.07.43 in Stab Nafü/Luftgaukdo. XI, appt Kdr. Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 11. 12.44 appt Kdr. Ln.-Schaltkommando OKL 1 (to 08.05.45). GIEPEN, Erich. 01.10.42 promo to Oblt. GIER, Hans-Herbert. (DOB: 06.09.16). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. 03.43 Oblt. (?), appt Kdr. FlakRgt. 135 (mot) (to 05.43). 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GIERE, Willi. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 03.05.43 at LKS 8, trf to 15. Flak-Div. for further assignment. GIERENSTEIN, Karl-Heinz. 01.05.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer II/55/KG(J) 55. GIERING, Herbert. (DOB: 14.12.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GIERISCH, Ferdinand. (DOB: 12.06.91). (W.B.K. Passau). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GIERKE, Walter. (DOB: 17.01.04 in Gumbinnen/Pr.). (n.d.) with the Seenotdienst in Bretagne, Boulogne, Holland. 11.06.44 Oblt., ordered to Seenotkdo. 25 in S France. GIERKES, Hans. 08.02.42 Hptm.d.R., appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 747 (still 04.45). 01.05.42 promo to Maj.d.R. GIERLICH, Georg. (DOB: 15.01.05). (W.B.K. Coesfeld). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GIERLICH-FÖRSTER, ? . 15.02.45 Maj.d.R., appt acting Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 395 (E). GIERLICHS, Albert. (DOB: 28.04.89). (W.B.K. Köln II). 27.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in Flak-Ers.Abt. 8 (Führer-Reserve), trf to Lg.Kdo. XI for further assignment. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GIERMAN, Joachim-Peter. (DOB: 01.05.21). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 11.05.43 Lt., 5./SKG 10 MIA - Fw 190 A-5/U8 shot down by 613 Sqdn., 16 km off Dutch coast in Pl.Qu. 05 West/2347. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GIERSBERG, Dr.Ing. Hermann. 11.09.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), trf from RLM to Wehrwirtschaftstelle Gleiwitz. 01.07.41 promo to Maj.(Wm.). 01.04.43 Maj., trf from Kdo. Rüstungsbereich Kattowitz to Rüstungsinspektion VIII b. GIERSBERG, Max. (DOB: 28.07.03). (W.B.K. Oppeln). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. 24.09.44 Lt., appt Ic of Flak-Brigade 4 (to 15.02.45). GIERSCH, Harry. 10.03.41 Hptm. in 7./KG 51, KIA- crashed in Russia. [Version #2: 10.03.41 Hptm., III./KG 53 KIA - He 111H-2 flew into the ground vic Lüben during training.] GIERSTER, Hermann. 08.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.), trf from Reichspropagandaamt Mainfranken to Koflug 1/XII. GIES, Alfred. (DOB: 07.04.12 in Weilburg/Lahn). (R, DKG). 03.06.41 appt instructor at Stukaschule Graz (to 06.10.42). 15.10.42 trfr to 1./St.G. 2. 30.04.43 Fw., awarded Ehrenpokal. 15.10.43 achieved his 500th mission. 17.10.43 Ofw., awarded DKG, 1./St.G. 2. 27.02.44 attained his 600th mission. 16.12.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz on completion of 667 combat missions, 1./SG 2. 30.09.64 retired from the Bundeswehr as a Hauptfeldwebel. †21.05.93 in Franfurt/Main. GIES, Ernst. (DOB: 28.02.06). 07.41 Hptm., in Stab III./KG 27 (to 03.08.41 KIA). 03.08.41 Hptm., Stab III./KG 27 KIA - He 111 P-2 (1G+AR) crashed vic Kerch during a mission to Konstantinovka no details. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GIES, Hans. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. GIES, Heinrich. (DOB: 27.09.19). (W.B.K. Bremen II). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GIES, Dr. (med.) Konrad. (W.B.K. Münster/Westf.). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GIES, Richard. (DOB: 05.05.07). (W.B.K. Solingen). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister (d.R.), promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GIESBERS, Dr.(med.) Franz. (W.B.K. Rastatt). 01.01.42 RDA as Ob.Arzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). GIESBERT, Klaus. 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. 10.43 Hptm., Staka 17./Fl.Verb.Geschw. 2. 25.02.45 Hptm., JG 108 KIA - Fw 190 A (215+) crashed vic Götzendorf. GIESE, ? . 20.12.43 Oblt. in Ln.-Verbindungs-Kp. z.b.V. 7. GIESE, ? . 05.07.44 Lt. and just posted to II./KG 76. GIESSE, Alf. 23.11.37 Hptm. with Fliegerschule Hildesheim, successfully completed the 5. Lehrgang at the Höh.Luftwaffenschule Berlin-Gatow this date. [possibly this is Alfred G.] GIESE, Dr. (med.) Albrecht. (W.B.K. Hamburg IV). 01.02.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GIESE, Alfred. 04.09.43 Obstlt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 MIA – in Ju 88 D-1 (7A+LH) that failed to return from a recce mission to the British Isles or surrounding area. GIESE, Bernhard. (DOB: 18.05.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1943 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), in Artillerie-Rgt./11. Lw.-Feld-Div. GIESE, Bruno. (DOB: 01.11.95). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). 09.02.44 Hptm. (d.R.) and Ic-Propaganda in Stab/Luftflotte 5. GIESE, Erich. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(W)(d.L.). 05.01.43 Hptm.(W), trf from FeldLuftmunitionslager 6/VIII to Stab/Feld-Luftzeuggruppe Westfrankreich. (n.d.) Maj., Gruppenleiter I Lufthauptmunitionsanstalt 1/III available for assignment. GIESE, G. 25.07.41 Lt., Erg.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 Ju 88 A-5 (F6+AO) vic Moscow. GIESE, Gustav. (DOB: 17.07.06 in Hamburg). 1927 conferred with an engineering degree from the Staatliche Technische Hochshule Hamburg. 07.10.32 joined the NSDAP. 1942 assigned to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin involved with motor transport maintenance and testing. 1942-43 Erprobungsstelle Dorpat for winter testing of motor vehicles and ground equipment. 01.10.44 promo to Fl.Hpt.Ing. GIESE, Hans. (DOB: 12.04.06). (W.B.K. Hamburg III). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GIESE, Hans Friedrich. (DOB: 02.07.17). (W.B.K. Hannover II). 01.03.42 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GIESE, Herbert. (DOB: 02.09.99 in Ratibor/Silesia). (i.G.). WW I veteran (Inf.). 10.11.17 entered the Heer. 01.08.18 promo to Lt. 01.05.26 promo to Oblt. 01.05.34 promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.11.33). 01.04.35 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe and appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 6. 01.10.36 appt Adjutant/Flak-Rgt. 6. 01.10.37 appt Ia/Höh.Kdr.d.Flakart. VII. 01.03.38 promo to Maj. 01.12.38 appt an instructor at LKS Berlin-Gatow. 27.07.39 temporary duty from Höh.Lw.Schule Berlin-Gatow to Flak-Abt. z.b.V. as acting Kdr. 11.09.39 appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 22. 02.10.39 trf to RLM (L.In.15). 01.10.39 appt Ia in Stab/Kdr. der Luftverteidigungszone West (LV-Kdo. 5), Frankfurt/M. 10.04.40 appt Chef d.Stabes and Ia/Luftgaukdo. Norwegen. 01.10.40 promo to Obstlt. 01.11.41 appt Chef d.Stabes/Luftgaukdo. VIII. 01.03.42 promo to Oberst. 01.11.42 appt Chef d.Stabes/Luftgaukdo. XII. 16.03.44 trf to Lw.-Führungsstab/RLM. 19.06.44 appt Chef d.Stabes/Luftflotte 10. 01.01.45 appt Kdr. 31. Flakdivision (to 20.04.45 - POW). 20.04.45 promo to Gen.Maj.(Flak). 25.03.46 released from Allied custody. †29.09.78 in Wiesbaden. GIESE, Hugo. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. d.R. (Flak). 30.09.44 appt provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 153. 03.03.45 appt permanent Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 153. GIESE, John. (n.d.) Kdr. Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 608 (still 04.45). 01.05.44 promo to Obstlt.d.R. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GIESE, Martin. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flak). GIESE, Martin. 01.08.42 promo to Oblt. 16.02.43 Oblt., trf from FFS A/B 42 to Flak-Ers.Abt. 12 with temporary duty to FFAS (Mitte) 16. Reassigned from DAL A 1 (Fliegertruppe) to A 2 (Flakartillerie) and RDA changed to 01.08.42. GIESE, Paul. (DOB: 04.03.16). 01.02.42 promo to Oblt., Erg.NAGr. GIESE, Rolf. (DOB: 28.11.13). 01.01.43 promo to Stabsarzt. 03.45 Stabsarzt – POW since 05.11.42. GIESE, Werner. (DOB: 09.05.11). 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GIESE, Willy. (DOB: 27.12.19). (W.B.K. Leipzig I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GIESEBERG, Erwin. 22.02.43 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (7A+NH) shot down by fighters SE of Gazala. GIESBERT, Klaus. 00.00 Hptm., Staka Kurierstaffel 13. GIESEBRECHT, Rudolf. (DKG). 01.10.40 promo to Hptm. 01.02.43 Hptm., trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 39 to Höh.Kdr.d.Flakartillerieschulen. 01.09.44 Maj.?, appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 6 (and 04.45). 27.04.45 Hptm., I./Flak-Rgt. 6 awarded the DKG. GIESECKE, ? . 1945 Fl.-Oberstabsingenieur and Leiter Erprobungsstelle für Funkmesstechnik, Werneuchen. GIESECKE, Albert. (DOB: 13.03.94). (W.B.K. Dortmund II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GIESECKE, Dietrich. (DOB: 23.01.16). 12.05.40 Lt., 7./KG 2 POW/WIA - Do 17 Z hit by AA vic Charleville-Mézières, force-landed vic Vresse, 20 km W of Bertrix. 01.08.42 changed from Oblt. (d.R.) to Oblt.(Kr.O.).(RDA 01.11.42). 02.08.42 in KG 2, KIA – in Do 217 E-4 when a propeller malfunctioned vic Royan during a test flight. GIESECKE, Friedrich. (DOB: 17.02.07). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 01.10.42 Oberwachtmeister (d.R.), promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GIESECKE, Hans. (DOB: 13.08.07). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GIESECKE, Hans. 30.04.37 Lt., LN/88 MIA? - during a flight from Sevilla to Rome. GIESECKE. Hans. (DOB: 20.10.19). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GIESECKE, Hans-Joachim. 01.06.43 in Ln.-Betr.Abt. z.b.V. 16, promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.01.43). GIESECKE, Heinz-Eckart. 01.09.42 Lt.z.S., 5./Bo.Fl.Gr. 196 KIA - Ar 196 A-3 crashed in Bay of Morgat vic Brest due to involuntary ground contact during an exercise flight. GIESECKE, Dr.(med.) Horst. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.10.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GIESEKE, Dietrich. 02.08.42 Oblt., 1./KG 2 KIA - Do 217 E-4 lost vic Royan to propeller reversal during a test flight - apparently due to pilot error. GIESEKE, Hans. 30.04.37 Lt., LN/88 KIA - crashed during flight from Seville to Rome. GIESEKING, Adolf. (DOB: 12.09.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GIESEKING, Erwin. (DOB: 17.12.11 in Oberhausen). 23.09.44 Lt. in Stabs-Kp. I./JG 5, trf to 11./JG 6 (still 01.45); later, Adjutant III./JG 6. †1995. GIESEL (GIESSEL?), Heinrich. 10.12.44 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. Lehrgruppe/FAS I and concurrently Kdr. I./Lehr-Abt. FAS I. GIESEL, Ewald. (DOB: 27.11.10). 19.08.42 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Koflug 5/XII to Stab/Lg.Nachr.Rgt. Westfrankreich. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 05.06.44 Hptm. in Stab/Koflug 2/VI. GIESEL, Hanns-Wolfgang. (DOB: 10.06.13). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GIESEL, Hermann. (DOB: 19.11.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GIESELER, Paul. (DOB: 25.09.05). 01.04.45 assigned to Genst.Gen.Qu. – Chef Nachschubwesen/OKL, promo to Flieger-Stabsingenieur. GIESEMANN, Julius. 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 76. 10.05.40 Oblt. in 6./KG 76, KIA – in Do 17 Z hit by AA fire between Sedan and Rethel; crashed near Villers-devant-Orval. 06.09.40 body discovered in the forest then buried at Virton. GIESEN, Georg. 01.02.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 4.(FFK-Bau-Kp.) /Ln.Rgt. 32. GIESEN, Hans. (DOB: 11.02.15). 01.12.41 with "T.Fl.G. 20", promo to Oblt. GIESEN, Johann. (DOB: 21.09.09). (W.B.K. Judenburg). 01.07.40 RDA as Oblt.d.R/Fl. 21.08.40 trf to FFS C 11 Zeltweg. 26.04.41 trf to 3./KG 26 as a pilot. 24.09.41 trf to 1./KGr.z.b.V. 104. 15.05.42 trf to FFS C 13. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.) (RDA 01.07.40). 15.06.43 trf to FFS C 15 as an instructor. 15.10.43 trf to FFS B 15. 03.12.43 trf to FFS B 15 as an instructor. 23.02.44 trf to IV./KG 4. 26.05.44 trf to 7./KG 4. 29.05.44 hospitalized at Lw.Laz.3/I. 13.07.44 trf to Erg.TFl.G. 24.07.44 trf to 6./TG 2. 15.10.44 trf to Sd.Kdo. OKL (LP). GIESEN, Josef. (DOB: 03.05.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GIESEN, Josef. (DOB: 24.12.13). (W.B.K. Jülich). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GIESEN, Dr.(med.) Josef. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.08.42 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GIESEN, Kurt. (DOB: 19.08.22). 01.08.42 promo to Lt./A1. GIESEN, Theodor. 11.42 Lt., Zugführer in 1./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. “Barenthin”. GIESEN, Walter. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GIESEN, Walter. 22.06.43 Lt., 7./JG 5 MIA - Bf 109 G-2 (White 10) shot down by Hurricanes near Murmansk. GIESENKIRCHEN, Karl.

(DOB: 26.04.13). (W.B.K. Köln I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr..O./Fl.).

GIESEWETTER, Dr. (med.) Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Kassel II). 01.04.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt. (n.d.) †, KIA or MIA. GIESLER, Helmuth. 01.06.33 Lt.d.R.a.D., in the RLM. GIESLER, Walter. 01.04.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 9.(mittl.Flugm.LeitKp.)/Ln.-Flugm.Abt. (E) z.b.V. 22. GIESS, Ernst. c. 05.41 Hptm., appt Staka 7./KG 27 (to 03.08.41 KIA). 03.08.41 Hptm., 7./KG 27 KIA He 111 H-6 (1G+AR) lost vic Konstantinovka. GIESSE, Alf Hjalmar. (DOB: 26.12.02). (i.G.). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Kavallerie) assigned to the Preussisches Reiter Regiment - as an Offiziersanwärter (OA). 01.01.28 promo to Lt. 01.03.31 promo to Oblt. 01.03.34 trf to the Luftwaffe and ordered to Fliegerschule Braunschweig for Beobachter (observer) training. 01.04.34 promo to Hptm. 01.10.34 appt Kp.-Chef at Fliegerschule Neuruppin. 01.01.35 appt instructor and inspector at Infanterie-Schule Dresden. 01.10.35 appt air tactics instructor at LKS Berlin-Gatow. 01.06.36 appt air tactics instructor at Flieger-Waffenschule Hildesheim. 01.11.37 Hptm., attended the Höh.Lw.-Schule Berlin-Gatow (5. Lehrgang) (to 08.02.38). 09.02.38 trf to 3.Abt./Genst.d.Lw. 01.06.38 promo to Maj. 1939 certified fluent in English. 05.01.39 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 31.03.39). 26.08.39 ordered to Stab/Koluft AOK 8 on temporary duty and appt Ic (to 01.10.39). 01.10.39 ordered Stab/Gen.d.Lw. beim Ob.d.H. on temporary duty (to 08.01.40). 09.01.40 appt Staka 2.(Pz)/Aufkl.Gr. 31 (to 06.07.40). 07.07.40 appt Kdr. Aufkl.Gr. 41 (to 14.02.41). 15.02.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Gruppenfliegerstab 41 (a.k.a. Gruppenflieger XIV.(mot) A.K.) (to 09.41 or 09.12.41). 10.12.41 appt Ia in Stab/Luftgaukdo. VIII. 01.02.42 promo to Obstlt. and trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 23.02.42 ordered to Stab/Fliegerführer Krim for temporary duty as Ia (to 06.05.42). 01.06.42 trf to Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Führerreserve Ob.d.L./RLM and ordered to Stab/Luftflotte 4 for temporary duty and appt Verbindungs-Offz. to Heeresgruppe A. 29.04.43 ordered to Aufkl.Gr. 123 for temporary duty (to 16.05.43). 17.05.43 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Aufkl.Gr. 123 (to 04.09.43). 04.09.43 Obstlt. and Kdr. Aufkl.Gr. (F) 123, MIA – flying as Beobachter (observer) in Ju 88 D-1 (7A+LH) that failed to return from a recce mission to the British Isles area. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. 1945 promo to Oberst (RDA withheld but later adjusted to 01.09.43). GIESSE, Ortwin. (DOB: 03.04.05 in Köln). (i.G.). (DKS). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Kavallerie). 1928 promo to Lt. 01.06.31 pilot and Beobachter training in Berlin, Braunschweig, Italy and with DLH (to 31.12.33). 1934 promo to Hptm. 01.11.35 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 31.03.37). 01.04.37 trf to RLM with temporary duty in the Wehrmachtamt/Reichskriegsministerium. 01.01.38 trf to 1.Abt./Genst.d.Lw. 20.04.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 01.11.38 appt Staka 7./KG 254. 1939 promo to Maj. 11.10.39 Maj., trf from KG 54 to Stab Nachschubführer/II. Flakkorps and appt Ia of Nachschubführer II. 1940 appt Staka 1./KG 54. 01.03.40 appt Ia in Stab/I. Fliegerkorps. 18.07.40 Maj., appt Ia in Stab/Lg.Kdo. Westfrankreich. 01.02.42 promo to Obstlt. 26.02.42 appt Ia/Luftgaustab z.b.V. Afrika. 01.04.43 Obstlt., Führer des Verbindungskdo. zur Heeresgruppe Süd, trf to Ob.d.L. pool and promo to Oberst (01.09.43?). 1943 awarded the DKS. 07.43 sick (to 08.43). 01.09.43 appt Chef des Gen.Stabes Feldluftgau 26 Riga (to 30.09.44). 02.09.43 Oberst in Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L., trf to Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. XXVI. 20.09.43 appt provisional Chef d.Stabes/Feld-Luftgaukdo. XXVI. 15.01.44 appt permanent Chef d.Stabes/Feld-Luftgaukdo. XXVI. 24.08.44 Oberst, appt Chef der 1.Abt. (Planung u.Org.) in Amtsgruppe II/Chef der Personellen Rüstung und NS-Führung in Gen.St.d.Lw. 01.10.44 appt Chef Abt. Lw.Wehramt. 08.05.45 captured at Gasteig,Tirol. 05.12.45 released. GIESSE, Rudolf. 01.08.39 Oblt., trf from III./St.G. 51 to I./St.G. 76. GIESSALMANN, Friedrich. 14.06.41 Lt., 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 POW - Bf 110 shot down by 2 SAAF fighters vic Halfaya. GIESSELMANN, ?(Friedrich?). . 14.06.41 Lt. in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14, Bf 110 C shot down by fighters vic Halfaya captured and POW. GIESSEN, Richard. (DOB: 19.04.98). 01.07.39 Hptm., with Luftpark Illesheim. 07.40 with Feldluftpark Romorantin. 01.02.41 promo to Maj. Last rank: Major. GIESSER, Rudolf. 01.04.43 with Koflug 2/VIII, promo to Obstlt.(z.D.). 31.10.43 released from service. GIESSLER, Alfred. (DOB: 01.12.10 in Offenburg). 10.44 Lt., 6./JG 51. GIESSLER, Alfred. (DOB: 11.09.19). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GIESSLER, Hans. 10.01.45 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf to Ln.-Flugsicherungs-Rgt. Reich (but order rescinded). GIETMANN, ? . 21.03.45 Lt., 3./KG 51 KIA vic Giebelstadt. GIETZ, Friedrich. (DOB: 28.08.95). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GIETZELT, Hans. (DOB: 17.06.11). (Königsberg I). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GIETZEN, Georg. (DOB: 16.09.94). (W.B.K. Stuttgart I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GIEVERS, Hans. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Wehrwirtschaft-Insp. X. 27.03.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Fliegertechnische Vorschule. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 21.06.43 in RLM, ordered to Kdo.d.Rüstungsbereich Weimar for temporary duty. 01.08.43 trf permanently to Rüstungskdo. Weimar. GIFFENBACH, ? . 21.08.43 Oblt. (Ln.) at Sila near Cosenza/S Italy and possibly with Koflug 5/VII. GIGELE, Alfred. (DKG). 17.05.43 Ofw., I./St.G. 3 awarded the DKG. 31.01.45 Lt., I./SG 3 MIA - Fw 190 A-8 E of Preuss/Holland(?). GILBERGER, Günther. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). GILBERT, Hans. (DOB: 2304.20). (W.B.K. Kreuznach). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GIGLBERGER, Matthias. (DOB: 07.10.16). (W.B.K. München II). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). 21.10.44 Lt., 11./JG 2. 23.12.44 Lt., 11./JG 2. Credited with one victory. GILARDI, Ruprecht von. (DOB: 18.09.10). (W.B.K. Nurnberg II). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Flak). GILBERG, Günther. 01.11.37 began 5.Offz.Erg.Jahrgang. 01.11.38 promo to Fähnrich. GILBERT, Hans. (DOB: 25.03.20 in Sobernheim near Kreuerach). 11.10.44 Lt.(Kr.O.), KG 40 KIA pilot of Fw 200 C-4 (F8+CS) crashed at Kvanntoneset when the tail broke off, killing all 51 aboard had been flying from Kaamaanen/Finland to Vaernes-Trondheim. GILD, Rudolf. 01.01.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 27.05.40 Lt., 7./KG 51 KIA - He 111 P shot down by 264 Sqdn. vic Dunkirk, crashed into the sea. GILDEMANN, ? . 02.40 Hptm. and Staka 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 23. GILDEMEISTER, Heinrich. (DOB: 10.08.09). (W.B.K. Münster i.W.). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). GILDEMEISTER, Heinz. (DOB: 16.09.11). (W.B.K. Braunsberg/Ostpr.). 01.10.42 Stfw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GILDEMEISTER, Hermann. (from Bremen). (W.B.K. Bremen I). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.) (RDA 01.11.39), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). GILDEMEISTER, Hermann. 08.39 Hptm.(W), with Luftmunitionslager Frankenberg a.E. 01.12.40 promo to Maj.(Flak). 27.01.43 Maj.(W), trf from Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 12 to Lufthauptmunitionsanstalt 1/I (to 11.08.43). 11.08.43 trf to Lufthauptmunitionsanstalt 1/XVII. GILDNER, Paul. (DOB: 01.02.14 in Nimptsch/Schlesien). (RE, DKG). 1933 entered the Heer. 1937 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 08.39 pilot in I./ZG 1. 1940 in I./ZG 1. 02.41 with 4./NJG 1. 01.03.41 Ofw., 4./NJG 1. 07/08.04.41 Ofw., 4./NJG 1. 09.05.41 Ofw., 4./NJG 1. 30.06.41 Ofw., 4./NJG 1. 09.07.41 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 3./NJG 1. 31.10.41 Ofw., 4./NJG 1. 30.11.41 Ofw., II./NJG 2. 01.42 in II./NJG 2. 01.04.42 promo from Ofw. to Oblt. 18.05.42 awarded DKG, 5./NJG 2. 01.43 with 2./NJG 1. 03.02.43 Oblt., appt Staka 1./NJG 1 (to 24.02.43). 14.02.43 Oblt., 1./NJG 1. 19.02.43 Oblt., Stab IV./NJG 1. 23/24.02.43 Oblt., 1./NJG1 KIA - Bf 110 G-4 (G9+HH) engine caught fire over Gilze-Rijen/Holland after take-off and he crashed. 26.02.43 Oblt., posthumously awarded Eichenlaub, 3./NJG 1. Credited with c.160 combat missions and 44 air victories, all but 2 at night. Buried at Ysselsteyn/Holland. GILG, Egon. (DOB: 29.12.19). (W.B.K. Teplitz-Schönau). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GILGE, Franz. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flg.). GILKA, Leo. (DOB: 09.07.95). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GILL, ? . 09.39 Kriegsgerichtsrat Stab/Fü.d.Luft Ost. GILL, Ekkehard. (DOB: 04.02.19). 01.04.43 promo to Ass.Arzt. 01.06.43 with Lw.Laz.Berlin. 01.01.44 promo to Oberarzt. GILL, Fritz. (W.B.K. Wuppertal). 10.42 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. Flak-Abt. 596 (still 06.43). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 08.06.43 appt permanent Kdr. Flak-Abt. 596. 04.44 Maj., Kdr. Flak-Abt. 672 (still 07.44). GILLE, Kurt. 01.42 Oblt. and Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 16/XI (and 03.42). 01.08.42 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Bau.). GILLER, Albert. (DOB: 22.07.08 in Hildesheim). 1940 Bildoffz. in 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GILLER, Albin. (DOB: 22.07.08 in Hildesheim). (n.d.) Hptm., Bildoffz. 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22. GILLER, Kurt. (DOB: 16.02.15). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GILLES, Hans. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 00.43 Hptm., in III./KG 3 (to 20.03.43 MIA). 20.03.43 Hptm., 7./KG 3 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (5K+MR) lost in the Bataisk area, 10 km S of Rostov. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GILLES, Wilhelm. (DOB: 10.07.91 in Karlsruhe). 02.41 Hptm., trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. E 5/VII to Koflug Chartres. 1942 Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. St.-Brieuc. 04.01.43 Maj.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Koflug 10/XII to Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 16/XII. 06.44 Kdt. of or with Fl.H.Kdtr. Dinard. 11.44 Maj. in Lw.-Kdo. Südost area. GILLESBERGER, Alfred. (DOB: 15.05.13 in Laakirchen/Upper Austria). (W.B.K. Wels). 1934 graduated from Pädagogium in Linz. (n.d.) employed as a teacher until WWII. 01.02.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 05.06.42 Oblt. in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31, WIA in Fw 189 A-1 shot up by a fighter in the Livny area NE of Kursk. 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 24.04.44 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 1946 released from Soviet captivity. 1948-53 studied sculpting art in an Arts academy in Wien. Became a sculptor in Austria under the name of Fred Gillesberger. Brother of Dr. Walter Gillesberger. GILLESBERGER, Dr. (med.) Walter Franz. (DOB: 23.05.16 in Laakirchen?). 08.10.43 Stabsarzt, appt Adjutant in Luftgau-San.Abt. Westfrankreich. 01.04.44 promo to Stabsarzt. 03.45 Stabsarzt in Stab/Luftgaukdo. V. Postwar became a dermatologist in München. †27.07.2007 in München? GILLET, Adolf. (DOB: 09.03.21 in Dortmund). 21.12.44 in Verb.St. 56, trf to JG 5. 03.02.45 Lt., trf to 13./JG 5. 11.04.45 Lt., Stafü 16./JG 5 WIA - Bf 109 G-14 shot down by a Mustang of 65 Sqdn., crashed vic Porsgrunn - rescued by a Norwegian fisherman - later died. GILLET, Karl. (DOB: 22.07.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 15.06.44 in Stab/Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 6, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). 01.45 Hptm. and Nafü 5 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. VI. GILLIOS, ? . 01.07.40 Oblt., KIA - Do 17 Z shot down by AA during raid on Dover. GILLITZER, Johann. 22.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Luftzeugamt 1/VII to XIII. Fliegerkorps. GILLMANN, Dr. (med.) Helmut. (DOB: 10.06.19). 01.03.44 promo to Oberarzt. 12.10.44 Oberarzt, trf to Führerkurierstaffel as a Truppenarzt. GILLMEISTER, Haeinz. (DOB: 23.02.20). (W.B.K. Liegnitz). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O/Flak). GILLY, Walter. 24.06.41 Lt., 4./St.G. 1 KIA - Ju 87 R-2 (6G+NR) in combat with fighters vic Minsk. GILOW, Friedrich. 12.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), ordered temporary duty from 6.(Ln.-Ers.)/Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 7 to Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. beim Italuft. GILSA, Albrecht von und zu. (DOB: 1921). 12.12.36 Lt., with J/88 of the Condor Legion. 24.06.41 Lt., 9./JG 51. 04.07.41 Lt., 9./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 F-2 crashed during landing 2 km W of Bobruisk. Credited with 2 victories, 1 in Spain. GILSA, Kurt von. 12.12.36 Lt., 1. J/88. 30.04.37 Oblt., J/88 MIA over sea during flight Seville to Rome. Credited with one victory, in Spain. GIMBOSIA, Aurel. (DOB: 16.05.87 in Gross Kikinda/Yugoslavia). (n.d.) originally with the Infanterie. 1942 trf to Stab/Recruiting office Wien. 01.10.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Wehrmeldeamt Wien 2. 01.08.42 Wehrmeldeamt Wien 8, promo to Obstlt.(Wm.) (RDA 01.01.42?). 28.08.42 trf to Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Wien (to 30.04.43). 01.05.43 trf to Wehrersatzinspektion Baden bei Wien and appt provisional Wehrbezirksoffizier with Wehrmeldeamt Baden. GIMMEL, ? . 20.02.44 Lt., 3./ZG 26. GIMMLER, Werner. (DOB: 17.02.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GINDL, Hermann. (DOB: 16.05.18). (W.B.K. Melk). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (RDA 01.01.39). GINHART, Dr.(med.) Paul. (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.12.42 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GINTER, Dr.(Zahnarzt) Helmut. (W.B.K. Freiburg/Br.). 01.01.43 promo to Oberarzt (Kr.O.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GINNUT, Heinz. 01.06.43 promo to Oblt./A1. GINZINGER, Albert. (DOB: 27.07.15 in Anif/Salzburg). (n.d.) as a reservist, employed as a headmaster at Au am Haunsberg. 23.08.40 Lt., 3./KG 27 KIA - He 111 P crashed at St. Avord. Buried at Bourges then Dagneux. GIORDANO, Carlo. (n.d.) Hptm. - [Italian national in Luftwaffe service]. GIORGIO, Rudolf di. 02.04.43 Hptm. d.R.z.V. in Stab/Luftflotte 4, trf to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte for further assignment. 24.05.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII. GIPFMÜLLER, ? . 08.11.42 Hptm., pilot and Staka 2./KG 77, led I./KG 77 in a formation attack on shipping in Algiers harbor. [This according to a POW so it may be misspelled and may need confirmation.] GIPSER, Helmut. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from RLM to KG 4. GIRALDI, Walter. 01.08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Flugkdo. Berlin. 01.08.40 promo to Maj.(Wm.). 17.05.43 Maj. in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XVII, trf to Stab/Wehrersatzinspektion Stettin. GIRBIG, Fritz. (DOB: 31.05.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, NAG 102. GIRKE, Fritz (Friedrich?). 13.09.39 Hptm., trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Paderborn to Lufttanklager Repcin. 01.02.41 promo to Maj.(Fl.). GIRKE, Heinz. (n.d.) Lt., with A/88. 10.11.39 Oblt., trf from LKS Berlin-Gatow to LKS Dresden. 13.08.40 Hptm., Staka 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41 (to 12.41). 20.12.41 Hptm., KIA - Hs 126 vic Posnyakova, cause unknown. GIRLICH, Franz. (DOB: 04.09.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, Blindflugschule 3. 23.02.45 Lt., 2. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 KIA - Me 410 B-3 (F6+NK) shot down by a P-47 of 347 FS, SW of Parma. GIRLICH, Max. (DOB: 13.07.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 15.06.44 in Stab/FlugsicherungsAbt. Mitte, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). 01.02.45 Hptm.(Kr.O.) in Stab Höh.-Nafü 3/Luftflotte Reich. c.03.45 appt Nafü Koflug 3/XI (Schleswig). GIRMES, Werner. 01.06.40 promo to Maj. 07.09.43 Maj. with Fl.H.Kdtr. Insterburg (previously with Fl.H.Kdtr. Heiligenbeil), trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. I. GIROCK, Johannes Alfred. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Flak). GIRSCHICK, Josef. (DOB: 16.06.21). (W.B.K. Leitmaritz). 01.02.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GIRWERT, Heinz Adolf. (DOB: 24.02.17 in Breslau). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Flak-Rgt. 7. 18.01.43 Hptm., in le.Flak-Abt. 99, KIA about 5 km NE of Bolschaya Rossoschka (Stalingrad pocket). Reburied at Rossoschka. Posthumously promo to Hptm. with effect from 01.01.43. GISBERT, Clemens. 06.12.39 Oblt.z.S., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 KIA - He 59 D (M2+OL) disintegrated on impact off beach 2 km S of Borkum - cause unknown (53°37'43''N / 06°41'54''E). GISCH, Ferdinand. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. 02.01.45 appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 918 (still 04.45). GISERIUS, Hermann. 01.04.36 Hptm., Chef Stabskompanie I./KG 154. (n.d.) Hptm., appt Chef of Stabskompanie I./KG 27. GISEVIUS, Bernhard. (DOB: 09.11.02). 01.04.22 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie, then Luftpolizei). 02.27 pilot training (to 11.29). 01.10.34 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Grosse KFS Prenzlau and JFS Schleissheim for pilot training). 01.04.35 promo to Hptm. 01.12.36 Generalstab and technical training at the Lufttechnisches Akademie (to 22.12.37 – but designated not qualified for the Generalstab). 01.01.38 trf to II./KG 257. 08.38 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 257 (to 01.05.39). 01.05.39 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 26 (to 20.08.40). c. 15.03.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 107 (to 06.40). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 05.09.42 Leiter Abt. Ia in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XVII. 01.07.44 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K promo to Oberst. 15.11.44 Chef d. Vorschriften- u.Lehrmittelabt./General d. Fliegerausbildung in Gen.St.d.Lw. GITTEL, Dr.(Z) Ulrich. (W.B.K. Kassel I). 01.05.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GIULINI, Erich. 28.11.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Braunschweig-Waggum to Luftflotte 3. GIZA, Kurt. (DOB: 06.08.16). 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). (n.d.) KIA. GIZINSKI, Erhard. 01.11.37 began 5.Offz.Erg.Jahrgang. 01.11.38 promo to Fähnrich. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei d. Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L. 13.08.40 Lt., 8./KG 2 WIA - Do 17 Z shot up by either 111. Sqdn. or 151 Sqdn. vic Sheerness. 20.04.43 Oblt. (Tr.O./Fl.) in FrontfliegerSammelgruppe, trf to IV./KG 4. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GLAAS, ? . 20.02.44 Lt., 8./JG 301. 24.03.44 Lt., 9./JG 302. 28.04.44 Lt., 8./JG 301. Credited with 2 victories. GLAAS, Helmut. (DOB: 06.03.21). W.B.K. Weimar). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). 19/20.02.44 Lt., 8./JG 301. 25.07.44 Lt., 6./JG 3 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 1 + -) vic Dourdan, 20 km SE of Rambouillet. GLACZA, Benno. (DOB: 14.04.14). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GLADBACH, Dr.(Z) Heinz. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.02.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GLADE, Josef. (DOB: 28.07.15). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GLADIGAU, Walter. (DOB: 10.12.98 in Gumbinnen/Pr.). 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 26.07.42 Hptm., 8. Seenotstaffel. 1942 Hptm., Leiter Seenotkdo. 18. GLADOW, Dr. Fritz. (DOB: 16.09.89 in Berlin). 1920 conferred with Ph.D. 01.08.38 promo to Maj. 1939 trf to RLM/GL/Abt. 2 as Referent. 1941 trf to Rüstungsinspektion Niederlande. 01.07.41 promo to Obstlt. 03.42 Obstlt. (f.n. not given), Leiter Verbindungsstelle GL Niederlande. 01.02.43 promo to Oberst (E.Offz.) (Wm.). GLADOW, Dr. (Z) Georg. (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O.). GLAESER, Ernst. 01.03.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), trf from Lw.Kontroll-Insp. Bourges to IV./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. Westfrankreich and appt Maj. beim Stabe. GLAESER, Dr. (med.) Hermann. (W.B.K. Tübingen). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GLAESGENS, Günther. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.05.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.). GLAESSER, Harald. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in 1.(StabsNachr.Kp.)/Ln.-Abt. 121. GLAESSNER, Ernst-Ludwig. (DOB: 28.08.19). 01.08.42 promo to Oblt. GLAEWE?, Willi. (DOB: 13.01.18). (W.B.K. Schwerin). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GLAGE, Dr. (med.) Ernst. (DOB: 22.06.15). 01.12.42 promo to Asst.Arzt, Lw.Laz.Catania. 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt. 16.03.45 Stabsarzt, appt Adjutant to Div.-Arzt/11. Flak-Div. (mot). GLAGAU, Erich. (DOB: 17.07.14). 1942 trf to FFS C 16 as an instructor. 1942 attended Nachtflug Lehrgang 4. 1943 trf to Blindflugschule 10. 1943 trf to FFS B 16 as an instructor. 06.43 promo to Oblt. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 1944 trf to II./JG 103. GLAMANN, Dr.(med.) Rolf. (DOB: 25.07.04). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt/San. (Zahnarzt) (RDA 01.02.43). GLANDER, Leopold. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm.(A 2/Ln.). 01.45 Hptm. and Chef 7.(Navig. Y + Egon)/Ln.-Flugsicherungs-Rgt. West. GLANZ, Ferdinand. (DOB: 02.11.19). 18.04.41 Lt., 8./ZG 26. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 09.07.42 Oblt., appt Staka 4./Zerstörerschule 2 (to 19.01.43). 15.02.43 Oblt., appt Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Staka 8./ZG 1 (to 28.02.43). 10.05.43 Oblt. in III./ZG 1 WIA - Me 210 A (2N+NT) 15 km NNE of Catania. Credited with one victory. GLANZ, Hennig Otto.(Otto-Hennig?) (DKG). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 11.10.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.03.44 Oblt., 2./NAGr. 4 awarded the DKG. GLANZ, Kurt. (DOB: 19.05.09). 20.05.41 Oblt., Stab/Fsch.MG.Btl. KIA - in Weinberg, over the airfield. GLANZ, Rudolf. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(z.V./Fl.). GLANZER, Heinrich. (DOB: 13.05.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A1. GLÄNZER, Otto. (DOB: 23.07.11). (W.B.K.Köln. II). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 1941 with Luftdienstkdo. 1/8. 1944 Stafü 9./Fliegerzielgeschwader 1. 09.44 trf to IV./KG 2. 10.44 trf to StabErg.JG 1. (n.d.) with 6./JG77. Attained a rank of Oberst. GLÄNZINGER, Hans. 03.05.41 Lt., Stab II./KG 54 KIA - Ju 88 A-6 (B3+EC) lost to Defiant night fighter vic Lostock/Northwich during raid on Liverpool. GLAS, ? . 21.03.45 Hptm., Staka 10./JG 51. GLAS, Hermann. (DOB: 05.08.17). (W.B.K. Passau). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GLAS, Otto. (DOB: 23.07.18). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GLASE, Bruno. (DOB: 07.12.88). 30.09.40 Maj., appt Kdr. LV-Nachr.Abt. 1. 01.01.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 1943-44 released from active service. GLASE, Wilhelm. 01.08.42 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV, promo to Oberst (Flak). 31.03.45 Oberst in FlakErs.Abt. 12, released from active military service. GLÄSEL, Karl. (DOB: 11.10.96). 01.07.38 Hptm., Chef 6.(Lg.Nachr.Ers.)/Lg.-Nachr.Rgt. 6? 01.09.42 promo to Obstlt. 29.01.43 Kdr. Art.Rgt./Lw.-Felddivision 3, trf to Lw.-Befh. Mitte. 20.08.43 Obstlt., appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 234 (and 10.43). 06.44 Obstlt., Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 657. GLÄSEL, Paul. (DOB: 01.04.05). (n.d.) Hptm. (Tr.O.) (Ln.), KIA. GLASENAPP, Wedig-Bogislav von. (09/?)10.04.43 7./ZG 1 WIA - Me 210 A-1 about 10 km N of Kroussian-Sahari (Kairouan?) by the Kappon coast. 11.04.44 Oblt., 4./ZG 26 WIA - Me 410 by a B17. 20.04.44 Oblt., appt Staka 4./ZG 26 (to 07.07.44 KIA - Me 410). Credited with 4 victories. GLÄSENER, Gustav. (DOB: 05.11.24). 1944 Lt., Erg.JGr. West. GLASER, ? . 08.44 Oblt., Chef 1.Battr./Flak-Abt. 673. GLASER, ? (Alexander?). 01.05.45 Hptm. in 2./SG 3. GLÄSER, Alexander. (DOB: 04.01.14 in Büdingen/Hessen). (W.B.K. Brieg). (RE, DKG). 1932 entered service with the Heer. 1935 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 1936 Aufklärungsflieger. c.07.36 trf to I./St.G. 165 at Kitzingen. 09.39 in 1./St.G. 77. 28.05.40 promo to Lt. 09.41 appt Staffelführer 4./St.G. 77. 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 24.11.41 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 18.05.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 3./St.G. 77. c.08.42 Oblt., appt Staka 4./St.G. 77. 19.02.43 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz after 500 missions, Staka 4./St.G. 77. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 04.43 appt Kdr. IV./St.G. 77 (to 16.05.43). 17.05.43 appt Kdr. IV./St.G. 151 (to 15.11.43). c. 01.02.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./SG 77 (to 08.05.45). 28.03.45 or 06.04.45 Hptm., awarded the Eichenlaub (No. 811), Kdr. II./SG 77. Credited with over 800 combat missions (possibly 1123 missions, including 500+ on the Fw 190). 1957 served in the Bundeswehr after the war and retired as an Obstlt. on 31.03.71. 16.03.60 promo to Maj. †13.09.03 in Büdingen/Hessen. GLASER, Eduard. (DOB: 10.08.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. GLÄSER, Ernst-Oskar. (DOB: 27.11.20). 1943 in ZG 76. 01.12.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 05.12.43 trf to I./JG 27. 03.11.44 trf to 15./JG 300. 17.02.45 appt Stafü 16./JG 300. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GLÄSER, Fritz. (n.d.) Oblt., with J/88 of the Condor Legion. 06.09.39 Oblt., in IV.(Stuka)/LG 1 KIA in Ju 87B missing near Lubiec/Poland during attack on Warsaw. GLÄSER, Georg. (DOB: 15.06.96). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GLASER, Gerhard. (DOB: 01.04.18). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 18.02.43 Oblt., appt Staka 1./St.G. 101 (to 24.06.43). 25.06.43 Oblt. in St.G. 101, trf to I./St.G. 3. 08.43 Hptm., appt Staka 2./St.G. 3 (to 18.10.43). 01.07.44 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) Hptm., acting Kdr. I./SG 3 (to 11.44). GLÄSER, Gottfried. 09.09.42 Maj.(z.V.), in Lw.-Bau-Brigade I, appt Stobau/Lg.Kdo. VIII. GLÄSER, Heinz. (DOB: 27.08.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GLÄSER, Heinz. 31.08.42 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.10.44 Oblt., appt Staka 4./JG 110 (to 11.12.44). 03.05.45 Oblt., 1./JG 11 MIA - after leaving Leck area on foot. (this could also be Otto G.) GLASER, Helmut. (DOB: 14.01.09). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.09.40 Fw.d.R., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GLÄSER, Helmut. 01.07.42 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.10.43 promo to Maj. 27.06.44 Maj. and pilot at Luftkriegsschule 4 – injured in Junkers W 33 take-off crash at Fp. Schöngau. GLASER, Johann. (DOB: 29.11.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GLASER, Johannes. 01.44 Lt.d.Lw. GLASER, Johannes. 06.41 with 1./JG 54. 23.06.41 Lt., 3./JG 54. 05.02.42 Lt., 2./JG 54. 24.06.42 Lt., 2./JG 54. 28.09.42 KIA - Bf 109 G-2 crashed on take-off from Krasnogwardeisk. Credited with 2 victories. GLASER, Kurt. (DOB: 02.07.07). 01.08.39 Oblt.(W), in le.Flak-Abt. 83. 01.11.40 promo to Hptm. (Flak). 10.10.42 Hptm.(W), trf from Stab/Flak-Rgt. 19 to Stab/Flak-Rgt. 8. GLASER, Ludwig. 17.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV to Stab/Lw.Div. Meindl. 01.10.42 appt Kdr. II./2. Lw.-Felddivision (to 10.42). 15.10.42 appt Kdr. IV./Feld-Rgt.d.Lw. 4. 01.12.42 in Stab/XIII. Fliegerkorps, promo to Obstlt. 29.03.43 named from provisional to permanent Kdr. IV./Feld-Rgt. d.Lw. 4. 12.08.43 Obstlt. in I./Jäger-Rgt. 42 (L), trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. 10.08.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 5/III (to 26.02.45). GLÄSER, Otto. (DOB: 22.08.11 in Dresden). 1942 in ZG 2. 1944 Adjutant in II./JG 1. 12.11.44 Oblt., trf to 8./JG 11, then to Stabs-Kp. II./JG 11 (to 05.45). 03.05.45 Oblt., 1./JG 11 MIA - after leaving area on foot. GLASER, Theo. (DOB: 26.12.11). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. GLASER, Wilhelm. 30.10.43 Lt., 1./Eins.KGr. Ju 88/Chef AW MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (K5+AB) shot down by fighters W of Kastelloriso. GLASER, Wilhelm. 01.11.43 in Offzieren z.b.V. RLM/Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat), promo to Oblt. /A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GLÄSER, Wilhelm. 20.03.41 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 8/IV. 01.04.44 Obstlt.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 213/I (to 02.45?). GLASEWALD, Gustav. (DOB: 13.07.89). WWI served. (n.d.) was an SS-Obersturmbannführer. 18.07.40 appt Chef Nachschub Kp. 7/XVII Hörsching. 10.02.44 appt Chef Ldssch.-Kp.z.b.V. Udetfeld. 15.10.44 appt Chef Ldssch.-Kp./Fl.H.Kdtr. 4/VIII. 01.11.44 promo to Maj. 04.02.45 appt NSFO of Stab/Koflug 6/VIII. 19.03.45 attended NS-Führungsschule II. GLÄSKER, Hermann. (DOB: 14.10.08). (W.B.K. Herford). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Lt., 3. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Schlei"/3. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Chef 4. (mittlere Flugm.Leit-Kp."Schlei") /Ln.Rgt. 223.

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Section G - K GLASMACHER, Hans. 02.41 with 2./JG 26. 22.06.41 Lt., 2./JG 26? KIA - Bf 109 E-7 combat with a Spitfire vic Clairmarais. GLASMACHERS, August. 15.03.43 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Wehrersatzinspektion Schwerin to Wehrbezirkskdo. Ludwigshafen and appt provisional WSO Lw. beim Wehrmeldeamt Ludwigshafen. GLASMASCHERS, Ernst-Egon. 01.05.45 Lt., found an intact Bü 131 D (VT+AN) at Warnemünde and flew it to Skrävlinge, E of Malmö/Sweden - a former infantry commander retrained as a pilot. GLASNER, Fritz. 06.09.39 Lt., IV.(St)/LG 1 KIA - Ju 87 B lost vic Lubiec. GLÄSNER, Günter. (DOB: 26.08.17 in Drehnow near Krossen/Brandenburg). (R). 09.39 with Stab II./LG 1. Summer 1940 trf to 9./LG 1. 05.07.41 awarded Ehrenpokal. 12.41 trf to Stab III./LG 1 (renamed Stab III./KG 6 in 09.42). 08.43 trf to Stab/KG 6. 31.12.43 Ofw. and Bordschütze in Stab/KG 6, awarded the Ritterkreuz on completion of 410 combat missions. 01.05.44 promo to Lt. Summer 1944 flew his last combat missions. 04.08.44 WIA over Orne Estuary/France and hospitalized. 09.05.45 POW - captured in Prague by the Czechs and handed over to the Russians. 13.05.49 released and returned to Berlin. †22.06.2012 in Berlin. Credited with 513 combat missions. GLASOW, Adalbert von. (DOB: 03.01.99). (W.B.K. Weimar). 08.40 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from I./FlakRgt. 49 to Flak-Ers.Abt. 4. 02.43 Hptm. and provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 718. 20.04.43 appt permanent Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 718 (and 05.43). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GLASOW, Ernst-Dietrich von. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GLASOW, Friedrich-Wilhelm von. 10.07.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. Holland to Ob.d.L. pool with temporary duty to Fl.Rgt. 51 (to 30.09.42). 01.10.42 appt temporary Kdr. II./Flieger-Rgt. 51. 15.11.42 trf to XIII. Fliegerkorps. GLASOW, Waldemar von. (DOB: 28.07.09). 1931 pilot training with DVS Schleissheim, Warnemünde and List/Sylt). 01.02.34 entered service with the (Kriegsmarine? Heer?). 01.01.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and appt flight instructor at Fliegerschule Warnemünde. 03.11.36 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.02.37 trf to 2.(F)/Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 (List/Sylt) as a pilot. 01.10.38 appt instrument flight instructor with Blindflug-Lehrgang (See) Schleswig. 01.11.38 received the Lw. Beobachter (observer) license. [09.39 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./KG 4]? 01.07.40 trf to I./KG 40. 12.10.40 Hptm. and Staka 8./KG 4, MIA after collision with a balloon cable; crashed into the sea 3 km SW of Landguard Point. 01.03.43 posthumous promo to Maj. (RDA not assigned). GLASOW, Dr. Dipl.Ing. Walter. (DOB: 21.10.11 in St. Petersburg/Russia). 1937 conferred with Dipl.Ing. 1940 conferred with a doctorate (Landwirt). 01.05.42 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. with 4./le.Flak-Abt. 655. 1942 trf to 3./Flak-Abt. 516. 1943 appt Interpreter with Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 5. 1944 appt Vernehmungs-Offz.Stab/KommGen.d.dt.Lw. i. Finnland. 1944 appt Vernehmungs-Offz. Lw.Kriegsgefangener Vernehmungsstelle Ost. GLASS, ? . 24.03.44 Lt., 9./JG 302. Credited with one victory. GLASS, Edmund von. 13.04.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI to Stab/Lg.Kdo. VII. 01.09.42 promo to Oberst. GLASS, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 12.09.21). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. 16.05.42 Lt., 3./JG 77. 02.06.42 Lt., 3./JG 77. 01.03.43 Lt., 1./JG 77 MIA - Bf 109 over the Mediterranean. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 2 victories. GLASS, Kurt. (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GLASS, Werner von. (W.B.K. Plauen). 01.08.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GLASSAUER, Adalbert. (W.B.K. München II). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). 11.43 Hptm., trf to Stab/12. Flak-Div. (mot.) (to 02.44). GLASSER, Adolf. 28.11.42 Hptm.(z.V./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. VI to Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Don. GLASSER, Lothar. (DOB: 14.06.19). (W.B.K. Augsburg). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GLASSER, Rudolf. (DOB: 07.09.08 in Jagerndorf). (n.d.) lived 30 years in Czechoslovakia, served 1.5 years in the Czech Army. 1940 appt Zugführer in Flak-Kp. 159 (MG). 1940 appt Zugführer le.Res.Flak-Bttr. 157. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. 1942 appt Zugführer le. with Res.Flak-Abt. 989. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef in le.Heimat-Flak-Bttr. 64/XI. GLASSER, Dr.(med.) Rudolf. (W.B.K. Offenburg). 01.12.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GLATTEN, Horst. (DOB: 31.12.19). (W.B.K. Görlitz). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. GLATTFELD, Heinrich. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GLATZ, ? . 07.43 Lt., Zugführer in 2. Btr. /I./Flak-Rgt. 23. GLATZ, Alfred. (DKG). 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Fsch.Jg.Rgt. awarded the DKG. GLATZ, Erich. (DOB: 10.10.91). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 19.04.41 Hptm. and Führer Fl.H. Behelfskommandantur B at Benghazi-Berka. 08.10.41 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 20/VI (to 15.06.42). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GLATZ, Gerhard. (DOB: 09.01.11). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GLATZ, Dr. (med.) Hans. (DOB: 11.05.93). 01.04.39 entered active military service. 01.07.42 Chefarzt Luftwaffenlazarett 1/XVII Brünn, promo to Oberstarzt (still 07.43). 21.12.44 Oberstarzt, trf to San.-Ers.u.Ausb.Abt. d.Lw. (still 31.01.45). GLATZ, Willi. (DOB: 28.11.13). (W.B.K. Perleberg). 01.10.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.05.44 Oblt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GLATZL, Josef. (DOB: 26.8.16). (W.B.K. München II). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GLAUBIG, Gotthard. (DOB: 21.04.17). 13.05.40 Uffz., 8./JG 3. 28.05.40 Fw., 8./JG 3. 07.06.41 WIA - Bf 109 collided vic Moulle. 16.07.41 Fw., 8./JG 3. 08.03.44 WIA - Bf 109 force-landed vic Magdeburg after combat with P-51s. c. 03.11.44 Lt., appt Staka 11./JG 3 (to 27.12.44 †). 24.12.44 Lt., 14./JG 3. 27.12.44 Lt., 14./JG 3 KIA - Fw 190 A-8/R2 (Black 9) collided with a B-17 [Version #2: shot down by P-47s vic Antweiler], bailed out but parachute failed to open. Credited with 11 victories. GLAUBITZ, Willy. 27.10.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from III./Flak-Rgt. 12 to Stab/Höh.Kdr.d.Flakart.Schulen. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 01.08.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Höh.Kdr.d.Flakartillerieschulen to RLM (L.P. 3) (to 19.03.43). 19.03.43 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 12. 01.04.43 ordered to Kdr.d.Heeresstreifendienst General z.b.V. IV for temporary duty. 02.45 Kdr. Wehrmachtsstreifendienst-Gruppe z.b.V. 14. GLAUBRECHT, Wilhelm. 06.44 Oblt. d.R. and adjutant in Stab/Flak-Sturm-Rgt. 1. GLAUCH, Erich. (DOB: 28.08.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1943 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), in Jäger-Rgt./10. Lw.-Feld-Div. GLAUE, Edmund. 01.07.39 Hptm., with Wehrmeldeamt Swinemünde. 01.07.40 promo to Maj. 13.10.42 Maj., trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Prenzlau (previously with Koflug 3/III) to Fl.H.Kdtr. BrandenburgBriest. 14.11.42 trf to Luftmuna 7/XI. GLAUER, Fritz. (DOB: 21.03.05). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GLAUM, Walter. (DOB: 20.01.13). (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GLAUNER, Karl. (DOB: 22.05.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. GLAWE, Artur. (DOB: 18.12.03). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GLAWE, Harald. 05.41 Oblt., III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 KIA. GLAZIG, Siegfried. (DOB: 14.12.15). 13.07.43 Lt., 12./KG 27 KIA - He 111 H-16 destroyed in a midair collision with another He 111 over Mühlenberg, crashed vic Samitten near Königsberg. GLEBER, Werner. (DOB: 20.05.05). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GLEICH, Johann. 06.07.41 Hptm. with Flieger-Geräteausgabe-und Sammelstelle Tripoli. GLEICH, Klaus. (DOB: 16.12.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GLEICH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 28.05.94). (W.B.K. Coburg). 26.03.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 93 to Flak-Trsp.Battr. 66/XII. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GLEIM, Dr. (med.) Gustav. (DOB: 09.08.17). 01.11.42 promo to Ass.Arzt, Lw.Laz. Catania. 01.08.43 promo to Oberarzt. 04.11.44 Stabsarzt, trf to schw.Flak-Abt. 283(v) as a Truppenarzt. GLEIM, Dr. Walter. (DOB: 18.08.90 in Treysa). 08.02.13 conferred with Dr. jur. 20.12.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Staatdienst with a rank of Regierungsrat and appt Intendant-Beamter in RLM. 01.04.34 promo to Oberregierungsrat. 01.04.35 promo to Ministerialrat. 07.06.38 appt LuftgauIntendant beim Luftgau-Kdo. IV, Münster. 01.08.38 promo to General-Intendant. 01.07.39 appt Luftgau-Intendant beim Luftgau-Kdo. III, Berlin. 31.10.40 appt Abt.Chef V 5/6 in RLM. 11.03.44 appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L. (pending assignment). 01.05.44 reassigned to the Offizieren im Truppen-Sonderdienst. †17.11.44 in Drossen/Neumark. GLEINIG, Wolf-Dietrich. (DOB: 10.03.16). (DKG). 1939 appt Zugführer in 5./Flak-Ers.Abt. 265. 1940 appt Zugführer in 4./Flak-Abt. 26. 1940 trf to Stab/Flak-Ers.Abt. 94. 1940 trf to Stab/Flak-Rgt. 6. 1941 trf to I./Flak-Rgt. 24. 1941 appt Bttr.Chef 4. Res.Flak-Abt. 292. 1941 trf to 3./Flak-Abt. 75. 1941 trf to le.Flak-Abt. 95. 1941 returned to 3./le.Flak-Abt. 75. 13.01.42 Oblt. in 3./le.Flak-Abt. 75, awarded the DKG. 1942 trf to Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 4. 1942 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 36. 1943 appt Aufkl.Offz. 2./Flakschule I. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef 4./le.Flak-Abt. 745. 1943 appt Bttr. 1.schw.Flak-Abt. 221. 01.09.43 in le.Flak-Abt. 745, promo to Hptm. (Tr.O.). 1944 appt Bttr.Chef 4./gem.Flak-Abt. 315. 1944 appt NSFO of Flak-Rgt. 62. 27.02.45 appt acting Kdr. gem.Flak-Abt. 564. GLEININGER, Erich. (DOB: 27.06.89). (W.B.K. Minden). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GLEISER, Wilhelm. 01.07.42 with Kdo.d.Rüstungsbereich München, promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). GLEISS, Friedrich. (DOB: 28.06.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. GLEISSNER, Erich. 21.11.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.), trf from Koflug 1/XIII to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 17/XVII. GLEISSNER, Karl. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O./Ln.), with Nachr.Kdtr. Breslau. 15.07.42 Maj., trf from Stab/Ln.Rgt. 120 to Luftflotten-Nachr.Schule 4. 01.10.43 in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. 40, promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). GLEISSNER, Otto. 06.04.43 Hptm. d.R. in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Moskau, trf to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte for further assignment. GLEIXNER, Helmuth. (DOB: 30.11.18). (W.B.K. Essen II). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GLEMBOTZKI, Walter. (DOB: 13.04.17 in Dortmund-Mette or Mengede?). (R). 11.02.45 Lt.(d.R.), awarded Ritterkreuz, Führer 3.(schw.)/Flak-Abt. 442 (mot.). †22.04.79 in Lübbecke. GLENIG, ? . 02.45 Hptm. and Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 644. GLENK, Dr. (med.) Hans. 25.08.40 Stabarzt, appt Gruppenarzt II./KG 55 (to 19.04.43). GLENK, Otto. (W.B.K. Bad Mergentheim). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GLENZ, ? . 01.12.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Fsch.Flak-Abt. 5. GLENZ, Gustl. 13.09.41 Lt., 1./JG 300 WIA - Bf 109 G-14/AS lost vic Struth/Schmarkalden - baled out. 30.11.44 WIA - Bf 109 G-14 (White 18) collided with a P-51 vic Altenburg. GLENZ, Wilhelm. (DOB: 11.10.14). (W.B.K. Darmstadt). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GLEUE, Hellmut. 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 03.42 Hptm., appt Staka Wekusta 26 (to 28.11.42). 28.11.42 MIA – in Ju 88 D-1 (5M+G) lost 100 km E of Cartajena. 22.02.43 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GLEUWITZ, Gerhard. 29.06.41 Fw., 6./JG 52. 26.07.41 Fw., 6./JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 force-landed 5 km N of Janowitschi. 08.09.41 Fw., 6./JG 52. 18.10.41 Ofw., 6./JG 52. 28.07.43 Lt., Industrie JSt. Erla. Credited with 13 victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GLIECH, Kurt. (DOB: 13.09.98). (W.B.K. Stargard/Pom.). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GLIEDEN, Wolfgang. (DOB: 24.05.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1. 06.10.44 Lt., 9./KG 55 (TGr. 30) WIA - He 111 (S3+KK) shot down by AA, crashed vic Saarburg, SW of Trier/Germany. GLIEN, Fritz. 27.08.39 Hptm., appt Ic/LV-Kdo. 3 Hamburg. 01.09.41 Hptm., appt assistant Ic in Stab/3. Flak-Div. (to c.04.45). GLIENKE, Joachim. (DOB: 29.10.09 in Chokenmühl). (n.d.) in Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 11. 01.05.37 trf to II. (J)/Lehrgeschwader (to 1938). 1938 trf to Stab I.(Z)/LG 1 (to 26.08.39). 01.01.39 promo to Oblt. 27.08.39 trf to 1.(Z)/LG 1 (to 25.08.40). 04.09.39 Oblt., 1.(Z)/LG 1. 17.10.39 Oblt., Bf 110 pilot in I.(Z)/LG 1, injured in crash during engine fire vic Niedermendig near Trier - Bf 110 C. 04.01.40 Oblt., Bf 110 pilot in 13.(Z)/LG 1, injured again in crash near Würzburg during practice combat -hospitalized at Res.Laz.II Würzburg (to 10.05.40). . 09.07.40 Oblt., 13./LG 1 ditched in the Channel in area of Cherbourg due to engine problems - picked up unhurt that evening by He 59. 25.08.40 Oblt., in 13.(Z)/LG 1 MIA - in Bf 110 C-2 shot down over the English Channel during attack on RAF Warmwell. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 5 victories. GLIENKE, Kurt. (DOB: 25.12.11). (W.B.K. Griefswald). 01.10.41 Ofw., simultaneous RDA as Lt. and Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GLIER, Adolf. 24.11.41 Lt., 8./KG 40 POW - He 111 H-5 (F8+ES) belly-landed in a field vic Gwavas Farm near Helston/Cornwall after AA hits from SS Great Western 43 km W of Bishops Rock. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. GLIER, Franz. (DOB: 25.01.13). 01.07.43 in II./KG 6, promo to Oblt. (RDA 01.07.40). (n.d.) Hptm. in IV./KG 6. 1943-45 Oblt./Hptm., Techn.Offz. in I./KG 6 (to 08.05.45). GLIER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 26.08.11). (W.B.K. München I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GLIESCH, Lothar. (DOB: 03.12.08). (W.B.K. München II). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GLIESE, Erwin. (DOB: 19.07.14). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.02.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 01.02.44 promo to Hptm. GLINICKE, Walter. (DOB: 07.11.99). WWI served. (n.d.) spent 2 years in Valparaiso. (n.d.) member of the NSDAP. 01.10.38 promo to Lt. 1939 appt Chef Ln.Kp. (mot) Wüstrow. 1939 appt Chef Ln.Kp. (mot) Salzwedel. 01.12.39 promo to Oblt. 01.02.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.). 1940 Nachr.Offz.z.b.V. of Fl.Pl.Kdo. Stade. 1940 Nachr.Offz.z.b.V. of Fl.Pl.Kdo. Schleswig. 1942 appt Nachr.Offz.z.b.V. Fl.Pl.Kdo. Langenhagen. 1942 appt Nachr.Offz.z.b.V. Fl.Pl.Kdo. Jever. 1943 appt Kdt. Ln.Stelle Schleswig-Land. (n.d.) appt Kdt. Ln.Stelle St.Leger E 44. 01.45 Hptm. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab II./Ln.-Rgt. 10. GLINKEMANN, Hans. 05.09.43 Oblt., 8. Seenotstaffel unhurt - Do 24 (CM+IQ) shot up by fighters S of Novorossisk. 03.44 Oblt., appt Staka 7. Seenotstaffel (to 19.08.44). 29.05.44 Oblt. and Staka 7.Seenotstaffel, appt NS-Führungsoffizier in Stab/Jagdfliegerführer Balkan. 19.08.44 Oblt., appt Staka Seenotstaffel 70 (to 26.09.44). 26.09.44 Oblt., Staka 70. Seenotstaffel MIA - Do 24 (1M+RR) shot down by a nightfighter N of Crete during a flight from Athens to Suda. GLINKER, Hans. 10.09.43 Oblt., Chef 4. Btr./schw.Flak-Abt. 806 KIA Rhodos. GLISMANN (GLISSMANN?), Hans. (DOB: 06.08.11). (W.B.K. Perleberg). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) Hptm., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXII. 06.10.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXXII (to 10.44). GLISZCZYNSKI, Kurt. 01.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII, trf to Kw.-Werkstattzug 103/XII. GLISZMEYER, ? . 05.07.44 Hptm. with Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 27/XI Göttingen. GLITZ, Erhard. (DOB: 09.11.04). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 25.11.32 certified fluent in French. 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and enrolled in flight training. 01.07.34 assigned to the Dt.Militär-Mission in Nanking as an artillery instructor and trainer. 01.12.36 appt artillery-spotting instructor at Aufkl.Fliegerschule Hildesheim. 01.12.38 appt tactics instructor at Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Aufkl.Fliegerschule Hildesheim. 01.03.40 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie BerlinGatow (2. Kurz-Lehrgang) (to 08.06.40). 09.06.40 appt Staka 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32 (to 14.02.41). 15.02.41 appt Gruppenfliegerführer beim XXXXI.(mot) A.K. (to 17.03.42). 18.03.42 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered temporary duty to Abt. Ic/Gen.d.Lw. beim Ob.d.H. (to 30.04.42). 01.05.42 ordered temporary duty to Stab/Heeresgruppe Süd and appt Ic/Lw.). 01.08.42 promo to Obstlt. 1942 hospitalized in Lw.-Lazarett Braunschweig. 09.11.42 trf to XIII. Fliegerkorps for further assignment. GLITZ, Gerhard. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef 3.(Telegrafenbau-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 13. GLITZ, Richard. (DOB: 16.10.13). (DKG). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 08.05.43 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 16.01.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, 3.(F)/Nacht-Aufkl. Staffel. GLITZ, W. 15.06.40 Oblt., 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13 KIA - Hs 126 shot down by GC I/3, crashed vic Le Méesur-Seine. GLITZA, Werner. (DOB: 09.10.03). (W.B.K. Sangerhausen). 10.11.42 Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. XI to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 13/I (See). GLITZNER, A. 30.05.43 Lt., 1./KG 6 fate unkown - Ju 88 A-14 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast. [ possibly this is Artur Glitzner?] GLITZNER, Arthur. (DOB: 07.06.14). (W.B.K. Magdeburg I). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GLITZNER, Werner. (DKG). 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Aufkl.Gr. awarded the DKG. GLOBERGER, Fritz. 01.08.42 promo to Oblt./A1.

(n.d.) Oblt., Staffeloffizier 2./NJG 2 died.

GLOBIG, Georg. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. VI area, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GLÖCKEL, ? . 02.43 Maj., Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 853 (still 07.43). GLOCKENTHIN, Bruno. 22.11.42 Lt.(Kr.O.), FFS A/B 41. GLOCKENTÖGER, Bruno. (DOB: 13.04.10). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GLÖCKLEN, Hilmar. 02.10.43 Maj. (z.V.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII, trf to Feldluftgaukdo. XXVII for further assignment. GLÖCKLER, Dr.(Zahnarzt) Kuno. (W.B.K. Wiesbaden)

01.09.42 promo to Oberarzt (Kr.O.).

GLÖCKLER, Max. 01.02.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Ln.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Sachbearbeiter Flugmelde in Stab II./Ln.-Rgt. 229. GLÖCKNER, H. 17.05.40 Lt., 7./St.G. 51 badly WIA/POW - Ju 87 B shot down by 151 Sqdn. NE of Landrecies. GLÖCKNER, Heinz. (DOB: 14.12.11). (W.B.K. Leipzig III). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GLÖCKNER, Helmut. 13.10.43 Oblt., 6./JG 5. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm. GLÖCKNER, Rudolf. (DOB: 17.01.20 in Solling/Bayern). (n.d.) with JFS 4. 17.06.41 Lt., trf to 13./JG 77. 20.06.41 trf to 3./JG 77. 07.08.41 assigned to Stab I./JG 77. 15.07.41 trf to 3./JG 77. 25.01.42 Lt., appt Adjutant II./JG 5. 28.03.42 Lt., Stab II./JG 5 unhurt? - Bf 109 E-7 collided on takeoff with another Bf 109 at Petsamo a/f. 01.08.42 promo to Oblt. 05.43 Techn.Offz. in Erg.JGr. West. 09.43 trf back to II./JG 5. 15.10.43 trf to 6./JG 5. 01.02.44 Oblt., 6./JG 5. 20.03.44 Oblt., 6./JG 5. 05.44 appt Staka 8./JG 5 (to 02.45?). 25.05.44 Oblt., 8./JG 5. 27.06.44 Oblt., 8./JG 5. 17.07.44 Oblt., 8./JG 5. 23.08.44 Oblt., 11./JG 5. 16.09.44 Oblt., 11./JG 5. 15.10.44 appt Staka 11./JG 5. 01.11.44 promo to Hptm. 1944-45 acting Kdr. III./JG 5. 04.45 with JG 7? 1951 immigrated to the U.S.A. 1980s returned to Germany. Credited with 32 air victories. †24.07.00. GLÖCKNER, Walter. 12.08.43 Hptm. in III./Art.Rgt. 16 (L), appt Kdr. II./Art.Rgt. 16 (L).

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Section G - K GLOCKZIN, Albert. (DOB: 07.11.94). (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.). 14.07.43 Hptm. (d.R.) in 1./Ln.-Rgt. 13, trf to Stab I./Ln.-Rgt. 130. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). 01.45 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 101/XI - Platzkdo. Aalborg-Ost. GLOECKNER, Rudolf. 28.03.45 Oblt., Staka 11./JG 5 unhurt? - Bf 109 G lost in combat vic Gossen. GLOEDE, Gerd. (DOB: 03.01.18). (W.B.K. Neckar). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GLOER, Karl Heinz. (DOB: 06.02.25). 1944 with JG 103. 09.03.45 Lt., JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 K-4 suffered engine damage in combat and crashed at Hemsbach. 24.04.45 Lt., 9./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 K-4 in air combat - bailed out. 28.04.45 Lt., 9./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 K-4 overturned on landing at Otterfing. GLOERFELD, Wolfgang. (DOB: 04.05.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 1943 in 1./JG 1, then trf to 4./JG 11. 19.05.43 Lt., 4./JG 11. 25.07.43 Lt., 4./JG 11 WIA - Bf 109 G-6/U4 (White 16) shot down (or struck the rudder of a B-17?), 8 km W of Buztehude vic Hamburg. 05.01.44 Lt., 4./JG 11. 11.01.44 Oblt., 4./JG 11 WIA - Bf 109 G-5/U2 (White 9) vic Nordhausen. Credited with 4 victories. GLOGER, Adalbert. (DKG). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 03.43 Hptm., Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 36 (still 01.44). 29.03.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, II./Flak-Rgt. 36. GLOGER, Friedrich. (DOB: 03.07.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GLOGER, Konrad. (DOB: 05.07.13). 10.39 promo to Lt. 1940 appt Führer Munitions-Lager Eindhoven. 1940 appt Waffen-Offz. Lw.Flugplatz Vard(?). 1941 appt Zugführer 4./Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 101/XI. 04.41 Oblt.(W), appt Chef Luftminen-Zug d.Lw. 4. 1942 appt Zugführer (Mun.) in KSG 2. 03.43 promo to Oblt. 1944 appt Referent für Luftminenwesen with OKL/Luftminen-Inspizient. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm.(Fl.). 1944 appt Stabsoffz. for Referent für Luftminen. GLOGNER, Helmut. (DOB: 21.05.15 in Kiel). 10.44 Lt., Truppführer 12./JG 2. GLOGNER, Rudolf. (DOB: 1922). 22.09.43 Uffz., with 3./JG 52. 01.45 with 2./JG 400. 16.03.45 Oblt., 2./JG 400. 10.04.45 Oblt., 2./JG 400. Credited with 4 victories in 400 missions. GLOGER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 01.12.15). (W.B.K. Breslau I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GLOGOWSKI, Dr. (med.) Helmut. (W.B.K. Burg). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GLOGOWSKI, Kurt. 01.42 Hptm., appt Staka 4./LG 1 (to 05.42). GLOMB, Richard. (DOB: 09.05.10). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.02.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 14.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Kampfbeobachterschule 2 to XIII. Fliegerkorps. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GLOMB, Werner. 04.43 Oblt., appt Staka 11./KG 40 (to 31.10.43). 01.11.43 Oblt., appt Staka 2./Erg.ZGr. (to 05.04.44). 06.04.44 Oblt., appt Staka Erg.St./ZG 26 (to 11.05.44). 07.11.44 Oblt., appt Staka 11./Erg.JG 2 (to 16.11.44). GLOMBOWSKI, Friedrich. (DOB: 01.07.06). (W.B.K. Kassel). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GLOS, Emil. (DOB: 13.10.01). (W.B.K. Fürth). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GLOSSAUER, Othmar. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Flak-Ers.Abt. 38. 01.10.42 with Kdtr./Grosse Lw.Übungsplatz Gorno, promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GLOSSMANN, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 16.12.14). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 05.08.44 Hptm., appt Staka 1./Erg.Gr. für Fallschirmjägerkampfbeobachter (to 09.09.44). GLÖSSNER, Friedrich. (DOB: 19.12.17). 01.04.42 Oblt., unspecified Ausb.Rgt. GLOTWITZKI, Johann. (DOB: 15.01.11 in Dessau). 11.12.43 Oblt. and Nachr.Offz. in II./JG 1. GLOTZ, Karl. 03.38 Maj., Kdt., Hafenkompanie Nr. 4 and Kdr. Fliegerhorstkommando Annabichl of the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, assigned eventually to the RLM. 01.02.43 with Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Fl.H.Kdtr. Wien-Aspern (as Kdr.?), promo to Oberst. 1945 Oberst and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 6/XVII Tulln. GLÖTZL, Karl. 19.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Stab/Luftgaukdo. I to Stab/Luftflotte 1. 20.09.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 12 to Feldkommandantur 589 for assignment as a Verb.Offz. Luftschutz. GLÖTZNER, Michel. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 05.08.43 Maj. (d.R.) with Fl.H.Kdtr. Wiesbaden, trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. 210/III. GLOW, Erwin. (DOB: 22.03.06). (W.B.K. Waldenburg/Schl.). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GLOWINSKI, ? . 30.09.40 Oblt. and Nav.Offz. in IV./KG.z.b.V. 1. GLOWINSKI, Herbert. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GLOYER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 28.02.90). 15.06.39 Hptm., temporary duty to A.Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 42 cancelled. 01.02.43 with Fl.H.Kdtr. E 7/XVII, promo to Obstlt. 22.12.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 6/VIII. GLUBRECHT, Hansjürgen. 01.11.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 1.(RV. Betriebs-u.Versuchs-Kp.) /Ln.-Richtverbindungs-Betriebs-Abt. 11. GLUCK, Erich. (DOB: 27.05.82). 1943-44 Maj. (z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GLÜCK, Herbert. (DOB: 27.10.20). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. 26.06.41 Lt., 5./JG 3. 08.07.41 Lt., 5./JG 3. 11.08.41 Lt., 5./JG 3 POW - Bf 109 F-4 (Black 4 + -) shot down by AA, force-landed W of Kiev, then captured. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credit with 4 victories. GLÜCK, Karl. (DOB: 27.10.94). 03.45 Hptm. (d.R.), recalled to active service and assigned to FlakAbt. 759 (Augsburg). GLÜHMANN, Ernst. (DOB 15.11.04). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GLUNZ, Adolf (“Addi”). (DOB: 11.06.18 in Bressegard/Mecklenburg). (RE, DKG). 02.11.38 served in the RAD (to 25.03.39). 01.09.39 entered the Luftwaffe, began training with 2./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 62 Oschatz. 1940 trained with 1./JFS 4 Fürth. 01.11.40 trf to Erg.St./JG 52 (to 08.11.40). 09.11.40 Gefr., trf to 4./JG 52 (to 07.07.41). 07.05.41 Gefr., 4./JG 52. 08.07.41 trf to 4./JG 26 (to 14.01.44). 27.08.41 Fw., 4./JG 26. 08.11.41 Fw., 4./JG 26. 1942 trf to II./JG 26. 05.42 with 4./JG 52. 29.06.42 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.42 with 4./JG 26. 15.10.42 Fw., awarded DKG, 4./JG 26. 03.02.43 Fw., 4./JG 26. 05.04.43 Ofw., 4./JG 26. 29.08.43 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 4./JG 26. 03.10.43 Ofw., 5./JG 26. 12.43 Ofw., Staka 5./JG 26. 15.01.44 Ofw., appt Stafü 5./JG 26 (to 24.02.44). 03.03.44 Oblt., appt Staka 6./JG 26 (to 17.03.45). 01.04.44 promo to Lt. 24.06.44 Lt., awarded Eichenlaub, 6./JG 26. 21.09.44 Lt., 6./JG 26. 01.10.44 promo to Oblt. 24.12.44 Lt., 6./JG 26. 18.03.45 trf III./Erg.JG 2. 03 or 04.45 trf to JG 7 (to 05.45). 01.05.45 became POW of the Americans. 01.06.45 released. Credited with 574 combat missions and 72 air victories. Perhaps the only German fighter pilot who flew this many missions over this period of time and was never shot down or wounded. Postwar, he was a Formula 3 race car driver. †01.08.2002 in Lüdenscheid after a long illness. For further reading see: Schumann, Ralf. RitterkreuzträgerAdolf Glunz Profile 16 (Stengelheim: Unitec, 2017?) ISBN: unknown. GLUSA, Kurt. 15.02.45 Hptm., appt Ic/3. Fallschirmjäger-Div. GLUTH, Erwin. 01.08.43 in Flak-Ausb.Stab Griechenland, promo to Hptm. GLUTH, Günter. 24.11.37 Lt. at FFS C Celle (later FFS C 7). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. GLUTH, Johannes. (DOB: 21.03.25) 1944 Lt., JG 104. GMELCH, Karl. (W.B.K. Ingolstadt). 12.42 Oblt. and Chef Horst-Kp. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 25/XI. 01.04.43 in Luftflotte 2 area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.01.37). 08.44 Hptm. and Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 110/XI (See).

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Section G - K GMELIN, Knud. (DOB: 07.12.21 in Nedlitz /Krs. Osthavelland). 18.07.43 Lt., 13./KG 40. 01.08.43 Lt., 13./KG 40 unhurt - Ju 88 C-6 (F8+IX) ditched in Pl.Qu. 14 West/9751 after being shot down by a Catalina of VP 63 - recovered by 1. Seenotstaffel. 18.09.43 Lt., 13./KG 40. 29.11.43 Lt., 1./ZG 1. 13.12.43 Lt., 1./ZG 1. 11.04.44 Lt., 1./ZG 1. 04.44 Lt., appt Stafü of 1./ZG 1 (to 09.06.44 Lt., Stafü 1./ZG 1 KIA by AA fire - Ju 88 C-6 (F8+RX) or Ju 88 R-2 (2N+AH) hit by light AA vic Caen crashlanded vic Epron/France but bled to death - wounded in the hip). Buried at la Cambe near Bayeux. Final rank: Oblt. Credited with at least 8 victories in 70 missions. GMILKOWSKY, Gustav. (DOB: 12.08.10). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.12.42 Fw.d.R, promo to Lt.(Fl.) GNACKE, Theodor. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau.). GNAD, Dr. (med.) Hans. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GNAD, Josef. 01.11.43 in Stab/Flak-Brig. 15, promo to Oblt. (RDA as 01.07.43). GNAD, Julius. (DOB: 19.07.05). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GNADT, Siegfried. (DOB: 21.11.15). (W.B.K. Königsberg I). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Ln.). GNAMM, Dr.(med.dent.) Walther. (DOB: 28.05.95 in Alpirsbach/Württemberg). (i.G.). WW I veteran. 01.01.32 RDA as Hptm. 01.07.34 entered the Luftwaffe with a rank of Hptm. (RDA 01.01.32) and assigned to RLM with frequent temporary duty postings to various schools, including Aufkl.Beobachter-Schule. 02.04.35 Hptm., b.d.Offz.z.b.V. d.R.d.L. (Sonstige Offz.) attended Infanterie-Lehrgang Königsbrück (to 28.05.35). 01.06.35 ordered to Grosse KFS Jüterborg. 01.07.35 promo to Maj. 01.08.35 ordered to Aufklärungsfliegerstaffel 2, Cottbus. 15.09.35 ordered to Stab/Höheren Flieger-Kdr. 2. 01.11.35 trf to Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow for general staff training (to 01.08.36). 01.10.36 appt Staka Aufkl.St. 123. 01.10.37 trf to the Genst.d.Lw. (3.Abt.) and promo to Obstlt. 01.11.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 01.02.39 appt Kdr. Aufkl.Gr. 21 Stargard. 01.09.39 appt Ia/Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord. 19.11.39 appt Koluft/AOK 2 (to 10.03.40). 11.04.40 appt Koluft/Pz.Gruppe Kleist (to 05.08.40). 01.06.40 promo to Oberst (RDA 01.12.39). 06.08.40 appt Koluft/AOK 16 (to 21.06.41). 15.02.41 or 22.06.41 appt Koluft Pz.Gruppe 1 then Pz.AOK 1 (to 24.02.42). 25.02.42 appt Koluft/Heeresgruppe Süd (to 24.06.43). 25.05.43 trf to Stab/Lw.Kdo. Südost and appt Kdr. Luftgaustab z.b.V. Südgriechenland (to 07.03.44). 01.06.43 promo to Gen.Maj. 08.03.44 appt (acting) Koflug 5/IV (to 14.04.44). 15.04.44 trf to RLM and appt Chef Amtsgruppe II/Lw.Wehramt and Chef Amtsgruppe IIb/Befehlshaber der Ersatzluftwaffe with temporary duty to Luftgaukdo. XVII (to 08.05.45). 04.45 attached to Stab/Luftflotte 4 for training. 10.05.45 became U.S. POW. †20.04.47 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen while in U.S. custody. GNANN, Anton. (DOB: 04.03.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GNASS, Siegfried. (DOB: 12.02.13 in Schlossberg/Angerburg (Węgorzewo)). 1938 Lt. and Beobachter in Stabsstaffel/KG 152. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm. 02.06.43 Hptm. in Offiziere z.b.V./Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat), trf to IV./KG 1. 23.07.43 appt Staka 4./KG 1 (to 23.08.43). 01.09.43 appt Staka 2./KG 1 (to 13.07.44). 22/23.12.44 Hptm.in 12./NJG 6, KIA - Ju 88 G-6 (2Z+EW) crashed 3 km S of Barenhausen near Koblenz, near Dachsenhausen/Taunus following combat with an enemy night fighter. Buried at Wiesbaden. GNASS, Werner. (DOB: 27.03.10). 1941 Ia and officer for Waffen-u.Bombenwesen in Stab IV./KG 1. 01.05.43 in IV./KG 1, promo to Hptm.(RDA 01.03.42). 1943 Hptm., appt Staka 12./KG 1 (to 31.08.43). 1943-44 Ia in Stab I./KG 1. 20.02.44 Hptm., Ia appt Nachr.Offz. in Stab I./KG 1. 01.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 3./Erg.KGr. 177 (to 05.11.44). 06.11.44 Hptm., appt Staka 11./KG (J) 40 (to 11.44). [some confusion with Siegfried Gnass] GNATZY, Helmut. (DOB: 31.05.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./(Ln.)/A2. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GNAU, Jakob. (DOB: 10.09.07). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GNAUCK, Siegfried. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2).

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Section G - K GNAUCK, Walter. (DOB: 16.09.99 in Berlin). 1944 Hptm d.R. and Techn.Offz. in JG 5; later, Techn.Offz. in JG 104. GNAUSCH, Alwin. 01.11.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Luftamt Dresden. 10.41 Hptm., Leiter Meldekopf 7 Lw.-Beute GL. 09.05.42 Hptm., trf from GL – Aussenstelle Lw.Beute Meldekopf 1 to RLM (Genst., Gen.Qu. 6.Abt./Lw.Beute). 20.06.43 ordered to Luftzeugstab 109 and appt provisional Kdr. 01.08.44 promo to Maj. GNECKOW, Horst. (DOB: 31.07.20). (W.B.K. Breslau I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GNEISSE, Werner. (DOB: 05.11.20 in Weimar). 10.44 Lt., Truppenführer 12./JG 1. GNEITLING, Heinz. 01.01.45 Hptm.(Kr.O.). in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. Reich. GNICHWITZ, Fritz. (DOB: 26.10.15). (W.B.K. Potsdam II). 01.10.41 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GNIESMER, ? . (n.d.) Lt., with Wekusta 26. GNIESMER, Günther. (DOB: 03.01.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 11.04.45 Lt., Kommando Sommer WIA - Ar 234 B-2 (T9+DH) shot down by two P-51s of 52 FG vic Bologna, crashed at Alfonsine - attempted to bail out but head struck tail fin - died a few days later in hospital in Ferrara. [ same fellow as the Wekusta 26 guy?] GNILKA, Dr.(med.) Willy. (DOB: 16.09.14). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (RDA 01.06.43). GNILL, Johann. 24.09.43 Oblt., Stab/JG 54 WIA - Fi 156 E of Witebsk, no details. GNISS, Gerhard?. 09.01.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), with Frontfliegersammelgruppe trf to Höheren Kommandos der Jagd und Zerstörerschulen. 14.10.43 Lt., 4./ZG 101. Credited with one victory. GNÜCHTEL, Kurt. (DOB: 07.08.82). 1943-44 Maj. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GÖBBELS, Stephan. (DOB; 16.06.08). (W.B.K. Giessen). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GOBBERS, Walter. (DOB: 09.07.21). 01.06.43 in Erg.Fernaufkl.Gr., promo to Oblt. 01.09.43 Oblt. in FAG 101. 15.05.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOBEC, Franz. (DOB: 04.03.04). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÖBEL, ? . 10.44 Lt., 10./JG 301. GÖBEL, ? . 07.03.45 Hptm., Staka 2./NAGr. 14 MIA - Bf 109 G-6 [probably Armin] GÖBEL, Armin. 05.42 Hptm., Staka 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123. GÖBEL, Ernst. (DOB: 18.08.08). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Flak). GÖBEL, Friedrich. (DOB: 05.04.00 in Stuttgart). WWI served. (n.d.) stayed a long while in South America. 01.09.41 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab/Ln.Abt. 64. 1942 appt Chef 3./Ln.Rgt. 203. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 1943 Nachtjägerleit-Zug 7. 1944 appt Nafü Stab/Ln.Rgt. 203. 1944 appt Nafü Stab/Ln.Rgt. 54 (mot). 02.45 Oblt. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. 54. GÖBEL, Gottfried. 11.11.41 Oblt., 6./KG 26 WIA - vic Eleusis. GOBEL, Heinrich. (DOB: 19.04.93). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). 01.45 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 221/XII (Zellhausen). GÖBEL, Heinrich. (DOB: 22.02.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Stab/Koflug Kirkenes, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). GÖBEL, Heinz. (DOB: 11.03.15). (W.B.K. Leipzig I). 01.06.41 RDA for Oblt.d.R. 01.01.43 Oblt., trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GÖBEL, Helmut. 01.11.40 Oblt., appt Staka 3./JG 52 (to 27.04.41). [ Note: this may actually be Robert.] Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖBEL, Hubert. (DOB: 1920). 16.07.44 Fw., 3./JG 302. 25.07.44 Lt., 3./JG 302 unhurt? - forced to bail out, snagged on the tail, but escaped, landed at Mt. Eibl vic Türnitz - crashed at Schwarzenberg. 06.09.44 Ofw., Erporobungskommando Me 262. 29.10.44 Ofw., 1./Kommando Nowotny. 24.11.44 Ofw., 1./Kdo. Nowotny. 04.11.44 unhurt - Me 262 force-landed in the area of Bohmte after running out of fuel. 17.03.45 Ofw., III./JG 7. 25.04.45 Ofw., I./JG 7. Credited with 10 victories. GÖBEL, Johannes. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(z.V./Bau-). GÖBEL, Robert. 14.08.40 Lt., 3./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 E in a take-off accident at Coquelles. 31.08.40 Oblt., 2./JG 52. 25.05.41 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 52 (to 25.06.42 KIA). 09.10.41 Oblt., Stab/JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 F-2? crash-landed on the belly - accident or struck a mine? 29.05.42 Oblt., 2./JG 52. 07.06.42 Oblt., 2./JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 F-4 hit by AA, crash-landed vic Malinowka. 24.06.42 Oblt., 2./JG 52 KIA - injured during a nightly nuissance attack on his base – at Grakovo - died in hospital on 25.06.42. Credited with 4 victories. GÖBEL, Robert. (DOB: 29.09.22). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 15.07.43 Lt., Erg.Kü.Fl.St. (See) WIA BV 138 C-1 (6H+CH) damaged in Danziger Bay in collision with an Ar 196 at 30 m height during a fleet exercise - glide landed at Kamp. GÖBEL, Siegfried. 18.05.40 Fw., 5./ZG 76. 19.0.41 Ofw., 5./ZG 76. 15.10.41 Ofw., 5./ZG 76. GÖBEL, Siegfried. (DOB: 26.05.16 in Zwickau). (R, DKG). (n.d.) in 4.(St)/Tr.Gr. 186. 14.02.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, III./St.G. 3. 17.07.42 Oblt., 9./St.G. 3 WIA - Ju 87 D-1 shot up by a Hurricane vic El Alamein, crash-landed at base. 29.08.42 Oblt. III./St.G. 3 WIA - Ju 87 D-1 trop shot up by ship's AA 20 km NW of El Daba, rescued by the 1. Wüstennotstaffel this date [ Version #2: rescued by an Italian torpedo boat]. 03.02.43 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka in III./St.G. 3. 04.43 Oblt., appt Kdr. IV./St.G. 3 (to 16.05.43). 17.05.43 Oblt., appt Kdr. III./St.G. 151 (to 17.09.43). 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. 09.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./St.G. 102 (to 27.10.43). 28.10.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./SG 102 (to 19.06.44). 15.10.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./SG 3 (to 25.01.45). 19.03.45 shot down and made POW by Soviets vic Lake Balaton. Credited with 700 missions and destroying or damaging some 50,000 GRT of enemy shipping in the Mediterranean, including the AA cruiser HMS Coventry. †19.05.88. GÖBEL, Wilhelm. 03.03.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Lw.Bau-Btl. 3/III to Lw.Bau-Btl. 6/XII and appt Hptm. beim Stabe. GOBERT, Ernst-Ascan. (DOB: 07.09.19 in Heidelberg/Neckar). (R, DKG). 01.11.37 joined the Luftwaffe as an officer candidate. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. Fall 1940 Lt., joined III./KG 53. (n.d.) Staka within I./KG 53. 10.41 flew his 100th mission. 1942? served as Adj. of III./KG 53 for some time. 08.02.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.03.43 Oblt., appt Stafü 2./KG 53 (Staka from 07.06.43 to 23.11.43). 03.04.44 Kdr. I./KG 53, Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, 3./KG 53. Early 1944 received General Staff training. 01.05.44 promo to Hptm. Summer 1944 volunteered for fighter training. 01.10.44 Oblt., awarded DKG for prior service as Staka 2./KG 53. 15.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 13./JG 27. 10.44 Hptm. and now Staka 10./JG 27 (to 02.11.44). 02.11.44 Hptm., Staka 10./JG 27 KIA during combat with a P-51 vic Leuna, Bf 109 K-4 (Red 11 + I) crashing vic Bad Kösen. Credited with over 300 missions. GÖBERT, Gottfried. 01.07.40 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GÖBGES, Reinhold. 01.01.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer Ln.Kp.(mot)z.b.V.1 Oldenzaal-Niederlande. GOBLET, ? . 1940 Lt., 1.Nav of Stab/ VIII. Fl.Korps. GOBLET, Elmar. 21.05.41 Lt., I./St.G. 2 KIA - lost to enemy fire vic Karpathos Island. GOCH, ? . 02.45 Maj., Kdr. Luftsperr-Abt. 107. GÖCKE, Elmar. (DOB: 06.11.19 in Goslar). 12.41 with III./JG 26. 02.04.42 WIA - by Spitfires 20 km S of Cap Griz Nez - Fw 190 A-1. 09.42 Oblt., in 4./JG 26 (to 02.10.42 †). 02.10.42 Oblt., 4./JG 26 KIA - Fw 190 A-3 (White 5) hit by B-17 return fire vic Amiens. Died in hospital. Buried at Bourdon/France. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOD, Wilhelm. (DOB: 27.03.17). 01.03.41 (or 01.07.43?) promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 17.(Jägerleit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 213. GÖDAN, Friedrich. (DOB: 20.09.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GODBERSEN, Karl-Hans. (DOB: 23.05.13). 10.11.39 Oblt., trf from I./JG 76 to LKS WildparkWerder. 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 24.10.42 Hptm., with Erg.St./NJG 2. (n.d.) Hptm., Offz.beim Stabe I./NJG 2. 29.01.43 Hptm. in Stab/NJG 2, WIA - Ju 88 C-6 crash-landed at Berlin-Staaken due to a servicing error. 18.07.43 Hptm., with 10./NJG 5. 06.04.44 Hptm., in 1./NJG 100. 1945 Hptm., Ia Fl./Komm.Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Dänemark (to 08.05.45). 20.04.45 promo to Maj. Credited with 3 night victories. GODDE, Heinrich Heinz Alois. (DOB: 31.01.18 in Hochlar/Krs. Recklinghausen). 24.10.42 Oblt. in 1. (F)/KG 40 KIA – in Fw 200 C-4 (F8+EK) crashed at Kleppatagl hill near Faxafloi, 95 km NE of Akranes/Iceland - shot down by P-39s of 33 FS - a/c and most crew borrowed from 2./KG 40. Buried at Reykjavik. GODDE, Johannes. (DOB: 27.08.14 in Essen). (R). 24.01.45 Maj., Kdr. III./Art.Rgt. 18 (L, 18. Lw. Felddivision) awarded the Ritterkreuz. †16.08.77 in Köln am Rhein. GÖDDE, Karl. 01.42 Oblt., appt Chef Ldssch.Kp. d.Lw. 18/XIII. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). 10.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), Chef Ldssch.Kp.d.Lw. 18/XIII, appt Leiter FlakMunitionsausgabestelle 4/XII. GÖDDE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 22.07.96). (W.B.K. Hanau). 1940 Oblt., Führer m.Flugbetriebsstoffkolonne 4/XII (to 09.40). 15.03.43 Hptm.(d.R.), Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. 24/XII, appt Führer Flug-Betr.St.Kol. 7/Westfrankreich. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GÖDE, Horst. 23.02.42 Lt., 7./St.G. 1 KIA - Ju 87 D-1 (J9+LH) hit by AA in the Nowoma-Susko area. GÖDECKE, Heinz. 12.05.40 Lt., Staka 2./JG 54 POW/WIA - Bf 109 E-1 shot down by ground fire vic Herbeviller a/c, bailed out over Luxeuil - died later of wounds. Credited with one victory. GODEMANN, Otto. (DOB: 04.09.07). 29.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) with Fl.H.Kdtr. Westerland/Sylt, trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. A 201/XVII. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GODENSCHWEGEN, Werner. (DOB: 05.11.10). (W.B.K. Stralsund). 01.08.41 Ofw., simultaneous RDA as Lt. and Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GODER, Erich. 30.11.39 Maj.(z.D.), at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Hildesheim. GÖDERZ, Josef. 1944 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftleiter with Werft-Kdo. Ziegenhain. GODIN, Max-Christof, Freiherr von. 01.08.41 promo to Maj. 17.10.42 Maj., trf from Stab/IV. Fliegerkorps to RLM pool with temporary duty to Stab/Lg.Kdo. VI (to 23.11.42). 23.11.42 trf to Stab/III. Lw.-Feldkorps. 09.12.42 in Stab/III. Lw.-Feldkorps, trf to RLM pool with temporary duty to Stab/Dt.Lw.-Mission in Rumänien (to 28.02.43). 01.03.43 ordered permanently assigned to Stab/Dt.Lw.-Mission in Rumänien as Ic (to 10.08.43). 10.08.43 Maj., trf to Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. XXVI. GODOW, ? . 05.42 Hptm., Führer kl.Flugbetriebsstoffkolonne 19/XI. GODOW, Gustav. 26.08.42 Hptm.(d.L.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 6 to Flak-Ers.Abt. 24. 08.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 24 to Luftgaukdo. XII for further assignment. GODOW, Hans. (DOB: 19.03.93). (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GÖDSCHE, Hans. 07.09.40 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 KIA - Bf 110 C-5 (5F+MM) shot down over the Channel by 602 Sqdn. GODT, Wilhelm. (DOB: 16.02.22). 30.12.42 Lt., 8./JG 2. 18.01.43 Lt., 8./JG 2. 14.04.43 Lt., 8./JG 2. 01.07.43 Lt., appt Staka 10./JG 2 (to 27.08.43 ). 30.07.43 Lt., with 10./JG 2 Fw 190 A-6 shot down over Kerk/ Avezaat-Willemsdorp/Holland. 27.08.43 Lt., Stafü 10./JG 2 KIA in Fw 190 A-6 crash at Notre Dame-de-Gravenchon after combat with bombers. Credited with 4 victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOEB, Hans-Hugo. (DOB: 18.03.18). 01.03.43 in Lw.-Felddivision 17(?), promo to Hptm. 20.07.44 appt Battr.-Chef in I./Flak-Rgt. 34. GOEB, Rudolf. 25.05.43 Hptm. d.R. in Res.Flak-Abt. 147, trf to Luftgaukdo. VI for further assignment. 01.06.43 promo to Maj.d.R. (Flak). c.1943-45 Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 865 (E.Tr.) (still 04.45). GOEBEL, ? . 1945 Hptm. and Staka 2./NAGr. 14 (to 07.03.45). 07.03.45 MIA – in Bf 109 G-5 that failed to return from a recce mission over Hungary. GOEBEL, ? . 20.03.45 Lt., III./NJG 4. GOEBEL, Armin. (DKG). 02.36 Lt., appt Offz.z.bV. of 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 525. 07.37 trf to the Condor Legion for 5 months - flew 97 missions with A/88. 05.38 trf to Fliegergruppe Würzburg (125). 26.11.40 Oblt., appt Staka 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 (to 16.05.43). 01.02.42 Staka 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123, promo to Hptm. 04.01.43 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 07.06.43 Hptm. in 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123, trf to Stab/Luftflotte 3. 17.10.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123. 15.02.44 appt IIa/Luftflotte 3. 01.07.44 promo to Maj. 1944 in Stab/Luftflotte 3. GOEBEL, Friedrich (Fritz). (DOB: 27.07.94). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 21.12.42 Obstlt.(Ln.), Kdr. I./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 12, appt Kdr. VI./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 12 (to 04.43?). 1944-45 Oberst, Kdr. Ln.-Rgt. 42 (still 01.03.45). GOEBEL, Dr.(med.) Friedrich. (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 01.03.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GOEBEL, Friedrich. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Fl.H.Kdtr. Memmingen. GOEBEL, G. 01.08.41 Oblt., 7.(H)/Aufkl.13 WIA - Hs 126 B-1 (H1+FM) vic Malbaevo - Ilyino. GOEBEL, Gottfried. (DOB: 13.03.15). 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. [ may be GOEBEL, G. above?] GOEBEL, Günther. (DOB: 02.10.16). (W.B.K. Braunschweig ). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOEBEL, Hans. (DOB: 25.11.07). (W.B.K. Königsberg/Pr. I). 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Flak). 23.07.44 Hptm., Kdr. Fallschirm-Flak-Abt. 5, reported to Res.Lazarett Magdeburg for surgery. GOEBEL, Heinrich. (DOB: 29.07.96). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOEBEL, Herbert. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 15.10.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from 5./Flak-Abt. 195 to Flak-Rgt. 159 (E.Tr.). GOEBEL, Otto. (DOB: 17.07.09). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 3. (mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 248. GOEBEL, Paul. (DOB: 16.07.79). 01.10.41 with Wehrbezirkskdo. Berlin VI. 31.12.44 Obstlt. z.D. (W.O.) (RDA 01.10.41), with Wehrbezirkskdo. Berlin VI, released. GOEBEL, Theodor. 01.08.42 in Stab/stellv.Gen.Kdo. XII. Armeekorps, promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 15.03.43 trf from Stab/stellv. Gen.Kdo. XII. Armeekorps to Wehrbezirkskdo. Münster i.W. GOEBEL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 28.01.11). (W.B.K. Lübeck). 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl). GOEBEL-HENTSCHOLEK, Otto. (DOB: 01.12.94 in Teplitz-Schönau/Bohemia). 1938 Oblt. (titular Hptm.), with HTelAbt (Hafen-Telegraph-Abt.?) of the Austrian Air Force, then trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.07.38 Hptm., Chef 1.(Ln.)/Ln.-Abt. 4. 01.10.38 with Ln-Abt. 18. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Ln.Abt. 4. 27.09.39 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 4. 09.41 Maj., Kdr. II./Ln.-Rgt. 40. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 16.11.42 Obstlt. in Ln.-Rgt. 40 Athens. 08.07.43 Oberst, †(unspecified accident in Paris). Buried at Champigny-St.Andre. GOEBELS, Friedrich. (DOB: 24.10.13). (W.B.K. Oberhausen). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GOECKE, Elmar. 02.10.42 Oblt., 4./JG 26. GOECKE, Hermann. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Flak).

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Section G - K GOECKE, Oskar. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 24. 01.04.42 trf from Dt.Lw.Mission Rumänien to Lg.Kdo. Kiew for assignment. 01.12.42 in Flak-Ers.Abt. 37, assigned temporary duty to RLM (Chef A.W./Vorschrift-u.Lehrmittel-Abt.). 09.03.43 trf permanently to RLM (Chef A.W./Vorschrift-u.Lehrmittel-Abt.). 01.04.43 promo to Obstlt. GOECKEL, Helmut. (DOB: 04.04.07). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOEDE, Horst. (DOB: 30.03.25). 1945 Lt., 9./JG 1. GOEDE, Horst. (DOB: 05.12.19 in Stillheide). 23.02.42 Lt., 7./St.G. 1 MIA - a/c took a direct AA hit vic Maluska then crashed - bailed out. 30.03.42 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. GOEDE, Otto. (DOB: 13.06.17). (W.B.K. Crossen/Oder). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GOEDERT, Helmut. ("Huka") (DOB: 22.11.10 in Frankfurt/Main). (W.B.K. Swinemünde). 01.04.40 Stfw., RDA simultaneously promo to Lt. and Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 29.05.40 Ofw., in 1.(J)/LG 2. 01.42 with 1./JG 77. 04.02.42 Stfw., 1./JG 77. 04.03.42 Stfw. 1./JG 77. 08.08.42 Stfw., 1./JG 77. 10.42 Staka 8./JG 77. 08.02.43 Oblt., in Stab I./JG 77. 07.03.43 Oblt., appt Staka 1./JG 77 (to 17.04.43). 03.04.43 Oblt., 1./JG 77. (n.d.) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.07.43 Hptm., appt Staka 1./Erg.JGr. Süd (06.04.44). (n.d.) occasional acting Kdr. I./JG 77. 21.04.44 Hptm., 8./JG 77. 04.44 Hptm., appt Staka 8./JG 77 (to 31.05.44 WIA). 31.05.44 Hptm., 8./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 1) by a P-51 vic Bucharest - did not fly combat again in WWII. 07.44 Hptm., appt Staka 1./Erg.JGr. Süd (to 31.10.44). 01.11.44 Hptm., appt Staka 5./Erg.JG 1 (to 03.45). Credited with 25 victories. †08.08.88(98?). (Version #2: died 01.96.). GOEDERT, Josef. 11.11.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), trf from Kraftfahrausb.Abt.d.Lw. 13 to Kfz.-Werkstatt-Kp. (o) d.Lw. 101/XI. GOEDICKE, Hans. (DOB: 07.11.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GOEDKE, Emil. (DOB: 24.12.16). (W.B.K. Swinemünde). 01.11.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). GOEHLER, Hermann. (DOB: 31.05.09). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GOEHRTZ, Horst. (DOB: 01.06.12). (W.B.K. Danzig). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GOEKE, Helmut. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.08.44 Oblt., 01.08.44 Olt., Kp.Fü. "Sonnberg"/1. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 2.(mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 231. GOEKEN, Karl. (DOB: 15.07.06). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOELDEL, Karl-Konrad. (DOB: 03.10.97). (Kr.O./Bau-).

(W.B.K. Königsberg I). 01.11.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.

GOELDNER, Kurt. 01.04.38 RDA as Ofw. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., Ln.Schule (unspecified). GOELDNER, Kurt. 01.07.40 promo to Oblt. (n.d.) with Grosse KFS Hörsching. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) appt Staka in KGr.z.b.V. 5. GOELLNER, Hans. 01.01.41 promo to Maj.(Wm.). GOELLNER, Karl-Heinz. 04/05.06.43 Oblt., 3./KG 2 KIA - Do 217 E-4 (U5+NH) lost to unknown circumstances during raid on London. GOEPEL, Johann. 14.11.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak), trf from Stab/17. Flakdivision to Flak-Ers.Abt. 19. GOERCKE, Fritz. (DOB: 07.05.10). 01.45 Flieger-Ingenieur and Leiter Werft-Abt. 108/IV. GOERK (GOERKE, GÖRK or GÖRKE?), ? . 09.08.43 Oblt. in Stab/JG 3, court-martialed by II. Fliegerkorps (reason not given). GOERKE, Helmut. 01.09.30 RDA as Lt., Flak-Rgt. 24. GOERDT, Dr. Otto. 01.02.43 promo to Oberfeldarzt (d.R.). GOERG, Emanuel. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOERING, Hans. 08.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 183. GOERITZ, Emil. (DOB: 09.02.08). 24.11.42 Oblt., Leiter der Segelfluggruppe Brussels-Evere. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOERKE, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Chef 1. Btr. le.Flak-Abt. 73. GOERKE, Alfons. (DOB: 04.06.14 in Bottrop). (W.B.K. Magdeburg I). (DKG). 01.03.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 13.09.43 Oblt. and Beobachter (Aufkl.), awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.10.43 Oblt. in 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, awarded the DKG. †30.05.97 in Celle. GOERKE, Fritz. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). GOERKE, Gerhard. 09.04.42 Fw., I./NJG 3. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 03.01.45 Lt., III./NJG 3. Credited with 2 victories. GOERKE, Heinz. (DOB: 27.06.17 in Schwerin). 09.44 Techn.Offz. of II./JG 300. GOERKE, Helmut. (DOB: 09.01.18). 01.07.44 promo to Hptm. GOERKE, Herbert. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 14.05.43 Hptm. (Tr.O.) in NAGr. 11, trf to Stab/VIII. Fliegerkorps. 15.10.44 appt Ic/VIII. Fliegerkorps. GOERKENBERG, Bruno. (DOB: 1880). Last rank : Oberst. GOERTH, Alfred. (DOB: 26.03.98). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 11.03.44 Hptm., appt Ib 2 in Stab/8. Flak-Brig. (still 15.02.45). GOERTZ, Fritz. (DKG). 01.09.39 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 38. 11.08.41 Oblt. and Battr.-Chef 8./Flak-Rgt. 38. 01.01.42 promo to Hptm. 13.01.42 Hptm. in II./Flak-Rgt. 38, awarded the DKG. 12.04.43 at FAS I, trf to Stab/Inspekteur d.Flakartillerie (West). GOERTZ, Dr.(med.) Walter. (W.B.K. München II). 01.09.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.). GOERTH, Erich. (DOB: 26.03.04). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GOERTZ, Serge von. 26.05.40 Lt., 2./KG 53 KIA - crashed in France. GOERTZ, Wilhelm. (DOB: 23.09.04). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOERZ, Herbert. (W.B.K. Koblenz). 01.03.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GOES, Friedrich. 11.42 Lt.d.R., Zugführer in 10./Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. “Barenthin”. GOES, Heinrich. 01.04.42 promo to Oberst. 01.03.43 in Rüstungsinspektion XI, appt Kdr. Rüstungsbereich Wiesbaden. GOESMANN, Heinz. (DOB: 31.01.20 in Gelsenkirchen). 03.10.43 at FFS A16. 25.02.44 Fw., 8./JG 3. 11.04.44 Fw., 9./JG 3. 06.06.44 trf to JG 104 for fighter training. 20.10.44 trf to 1./Erg.JGr. Ost. 16.11.44 trf to Stab/Erg.JG 1. 15.02.45 Oblt., appt Staka 14./JG 4 (to disolution?). 04.45 Oblt., appt Staka 11./JG 5 (to 08.05.45). GOESMANN, K. 08.11.41 Oblt., III./KG 1 WIA - Ju 88 A-5 vic Shanakova. GOESS, Karl. (DOB: 23.06.21). (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GOESSEL, Hans von. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.11.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 31.03.43 in Luftverkehrsgruppe, trf to Lufttransportstaffel 290. GOETHE, Walter. 03.41 Maj., trf from Ausb.Lehrgang Flensburg to Lw.Bau-Rgt. 6/XII as Maj. beim Stabe. 05.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 8/VII. 01.11.42 Obstlt.(z.V.), Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 8/VII, trf to Lw.-Bau-Ers.Btl. VI. GOETHE, Willi. (W.B.K. Magdeburg I). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). GOETTE, Werner. (DOB: 29.09.96 in Kiel). 07.04.15 entered the Marine. 17.06.17 promo to Lt.z.S. 01.01.21 promo to Oblt.z.S. 01.01.28 promo to Kapitänleutnant. 01.11.30 Kpt.Lt., with cruiser Köln Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K - had received flight training. 01.01.40 promo to Kapitän z.S. 09.41 appt Seekommandant Kreta (to 04.42). 04.42 appt Festungskommandant Pillau (to 07.43). 08.43 appt Seekommandant Stavanger (to 03.45). 03.45 trf to OKM. †21.04.68 in Heidenheim. GOETSCHKE, Heinz. 01.06.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 1.(Fernspr.-u. Fernschreib-Betr.-Kp.)/Ln.Abt. (mot) (mot) 39. GOETSCHKE, Werner. 27.05.44 Lt., appt Adj. Stab/NSGr. 7 (still 21.09.44 to 10.11.44 ?). (n.d.) Lt., appt Adj., I./SG 101. GOETZ, Gerard. 01.12.39 Oblt., in JGr. 102. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. GOETZ, Hans-Joachim. 01.02.41 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. 06.08.41 Lt., 7./KG 26 MIA - He 111 H-5 during attack on Moscow. GOETZ, Werner. (DOB: 20.05.23). 01.02.43 FAG 101, promo to Lt.(Tr.O.) (RDA 01.12.42). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOETZ, Werner. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.02.43 RDA as Hptm. amended to 01.06.39. 01.08.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GOETZ, Werner. 07.11.44 Hptm.d.R. (RDA 01.06.39), appt Qu 2/I. Fliegerkorps. GOETZE, Arnim. (DOB: 05.11.20). 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.02.43 Oblt., trf from FrontfliegerSammelgruppe to II./St.G. 77. GOETZE, Hans. 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 13.( Jägerleit-Kp. "Melone" II./Ln.Rgt. 211. GOETZE, Dr. Helmut. (DOB: 08.07.05). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOETZE (GÖTZE), Herbert. (DOB: 05.04.93). (W.B.K. Dortmund II). 01.06.34 RDA as Hptm.(d.R.). 01.11.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), Fl.H.Kdtr. Ütersen. 01.11.40 promo to Maj. 01.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. 36/XI to Ob.d.L. pool. 01.06.42 Maj., temporary duty from Ob.d.L. pool to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XII/XIII (to 30.09.42). 22.09.42 trf from RLM pool to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XVII (to 24.05.43). 24.05.43 Maj., trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Lw.-Stab Kroatien for temporary duty. 28.06.43 trf to Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Südost (to 17.08.43). 17.08.43 trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. with orders to remain in his present position until further notice. GOETZE, Joachim von. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 01.12.42 trf from Res.Flak-Abt. 513 to 15. Lw.-Felddivision. 08.02.43 trf from Artillerie-Rgt. 15 (L) to Artillerie-Rgt. 21 (L). GOETZE, Karl. (DOB: 17.06.19). (n.d.) with JFS Werneuchen. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 10.12.39 Lt., Ob.d.L./RLM pool (Sch.Etat). (n.d.) with 13.(Z)/LG 1. 07.42 with 9./JG 1. 04.03.43 Oblt., 8./JG 11. 04.43 Oblt., appt Staka 8./JG 11 (to 10.(06?).01.44 †). 02.10.43 Oblt., Staka 8./JG 11 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 8 + I) shot down vic Wittmundhafen. 10.01.44 Oblt., Staka 8./JG 11 shot and murdered by Fw. Harlos a fellow pilot of his unit. Credited with 9 victories. GOETZE, Kurt. (DOB: 27.10.22 in Berlin). 02.03.44 Lt., 1./KG 100 KIA - He 177 A-3 (5J+KK) shot down by a Mosquito of 151 Sqdn. - crashed at Hammer Wood, East Grinstead/Sussex. Buried at Cannock Chase. GOETZE, Kurt. (DOB: 03.11.20 in Gera). (n.d.) was a member of the NSDAP. 18.08.43 Lt., 9./KG 4 WIA. 1944 with II./KG 4. 01.10.44 promo to Lt. GOETZE, Kurt. (n.d.) Oblt. and Staka 8./JG 11. 06.01.44 KIA. 28.02.44 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. Credited with 7 victories. GOETZE, Manfred. (DOB: 05.11.20 in Dresden). (R, DKG). (n.d.) in 4./St.G. 77. 04.05.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. (n.d.) Staka 5./St.G. 77. 21.09.42 Lt., awarded DKG. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. 10.43 appt Staka 8./SG 77. 24.02.44 appt Staka 8./SG 10. 29.06.44 Oblt., 8./SG 10. 09.07.44 Oblt., 8./SG 10. 13.07.44 appt Staka 5./SG 77. 19.08.44 Oblt., Staka 8./SG 10, awarded Ritterkreuz. 06.10.44 Oblt., 8./SG 10. 09.12.44 Oblt., 8./SG 10. 01.01.45 promo to Hptm. †04.01.45 by AA fire Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K near Pápa/Hungary during the heavy fighting around Budapest - Fw 190 F. Credited with about 800 missions and 16 victories. GOETZE, Rudolf. 00.44 Hptm., Staka See-Transportstaffel 1 (to 02.45). GÖGELEIN, Karl. (DOB: 08.10.09). (W.B.K. Stralsund). 01.07.41 RDA as Oblt.(Ln.). 24.08.42 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from I./KG 40 to Kdo.d.Erprobungsstellen Rechlin. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 25.05.43 trf from the Fliegertruppe to the Luftnachrichtentruppe. GÖGGEL, Karl. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. GOGOLKA, Dr. ? . 05.41 Stabsarzt, 4. Kp./Fsch.-San.-Abt. 7. GOGUEL, Fritz. (W.B.K. Greifswald). 01.09.43 with the Fliegertechnischen Schulen, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GOHDE, Reinhold. 21.05.43 Hptm. d.R.z.V. in Stab/I. Fliegerkorps, trf to Stab/II. Fliegerkorps. GOHE, Heinz. (n.d.) Oblt., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXXVI. GÖHLER, ? . 03.10.40 Oblt., 1.(F/Aufkl.Gr. 122 MIA - Ju 88 A-1 (F6+BH) apparently shot down by fighters, no details. GÖHLER, Adolf. 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 34. (mittlere Flugm.LeitKp."Kaninchen") IV./Ln.Rgt. 221. GÖHLER, Heinz. 21.05.43 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 26 (to 02.44). GÖHLER, Hugo. (DOB: 24.07.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GÖHLER, Rudolf. (DOB: 01.10.13). (DKG). 02.04.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 02.12.42 Oblt. in 5./KG 26, awarded the DKG. 01.05.43 in KG 26, promo to Hptm.(RDA 01.01.43). GOHLES, Hans. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖHLICH, Gerhard. (DOB: 13.11.19). (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÖHLICH, Heinz. 04.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from FFS C 9 to FFS A/B 33. GÖHLICH, Johannes. 01.01.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). GOHLKE, ? . 27.05.44 Oblt. with the Lw.-Ausbildungskdo. assigned to the 102. Hungarian Flying Brigade. GOHLKE, Joachim. 28.03.43 Lt., ZG 1 , trf to II./Schl.G. 2. GÖHMANN, Fritz. (DOB: 31.10.20 in Osnabrück). 1944 Lt., III./JG 53. GÖHMANN, Heinrich. (DOB: 18.09.14). (Wehrbezirkskdo. Hildesheim or Hannover). 01.11.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.05.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GÖHMANN, Heinrich. 04.08.43 Lt., Stab/JG 2 KIA - Fw 190 A-6 overturned on take-off from Evreux. GÖHMANN, Heinrich. (DOB: 23.09.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 04.45 Hptm., Adjutant of SG 77. GÖHNER, Georg-Heinrich. 23.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in Flak-Ers.Abt. 9 (Führer-Reserve), trf to Lg.Kdo. VIII for further assignment. GOHRBANDT, Prof. Dr. med. Erwin. (DOB: 20.09.90 in Schlawe/Pom.). (Rkkvk). 1917 conferred with Dr.med. 06.06.28 conferred with Prof. 26.08.39 appt Beratender Facharzt für Chirurgie (consulting specialist for surgery) beim Sanitätschef d.Lw./OKL. 01.01.40 Professor at the Universität Berlin, Chefarzt und ärztlicher Direktor dir chirurg. Abt. (chief medical officer and medical director of the surgery department) at the Krankenhaus (hospital) Moabit. 01.01.40 Ordinarius für chirurgie an der III. Chirurg. Universitäts-Klinik (to 1945). 01.04.43 promo to Gen.Arzt d.R. 01.02.45 awarded Ritterkreuz des kriegsverdienstkreuz mit Schwertern. †03.01.65 in Berlin. GÖHRE, Erich. 02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), in Stab/Flak-Abt. 304 (Trapani). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖHRE, Joachim. 30.07.43 Lt., 1./JG 26. 04.09.43 Lt., 8./JG 1 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 bailed out due to engine fire vic Oldenburg [version #2: engine fire , crashed near Dunkirk]. 22.04.44 8./JG 1 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 9 + I) shot down by P-51s vic Korbach but was shot hanging in his parachute. No known grave. Credited with one victory. GÖHRE, Siegfried. (W.B.K. Erfurt). 01.04.43 in OB Süd area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.11.41). GÖHRE, Wilhelm. 10.05.40 Lt. and le.Zug-Führer in II./Flak-Rgt. 26. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. GÖHRING, Wilhelm. (DOB: 24.12.19). (W.B.K. München I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. GÖHRINGER, Kurt. (n.d.) Oblt., in Stab I./JG 26. 05.43 Oblt., appt Führer Alarmstartstaffel Erla Werks VII Antwerpen (to 12.43). 30.07.43 Lt., 1./JG 26. Credited with 2 victories. GÖHRINGER, Wilhelm. 01.11.40 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Do 17 P (4U+AK) lost to motor damage vic St. Queens Bay, Jersey. GOHRITZ, Kurt. (DOB: 21.09.94). (W.B.K. München II). 10.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Wehrmachtfürsorge- und Versorgungsamt Stuttgart to Wehrmachtfürsorge- und Versorgungsamt München. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GÖING, Heinrich. 01.10.43 promo to Hptm.d.R. 01.09.44 appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 915 (still 04.45). GÖKE, Franz. (DOB: 04.05.03). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GÖKE, Bruno. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. GOKL, ? . 25.06.44 Lt., 3./NJG 3. Credited with one victory. GOLCHER, Heinrich. (DOB: 15.08.11 in Solingen). (i.G.). 01.04.30 entered service with the Kriegsmarine and took pre-military pilot training with DVS Warnemünde (to 31.03.31). 1935 certified fluent in Spanish. 01.04.35 promo to Lt. 01.05.35 trf from the Kriegsmarine to the Luftwaffe in the rank of Lt. zur See and began Beobacher training at Warnemünde. 01.10.35 promo to Oblt. 01.12.35 trf to Küsten-Aufkl.St. 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 206 as a Beobachter. 18.09.36 received the Lw. Beobachter (See) license. 01.10.36 trf to 1./Bordfl.Gr. 196 as a Beobachter. [1937 Oblt. and Kdr. Bordfl.Gr. 196?]. 30.08.37 Hptm.?, trf to Aufkl.Kette (See) AS/88 (Legion Condor) as a Beobachter (to 03.38). 24.02.38 Oblt., AS/88 WIA - He 59 shot up by I-15s c.16 km from San Sebastian. 08.07.38 appt Adjutant in Stab/Höh. Flieger-Ausbildungskdo. 2. 01.11.38 promo to Hptm. 27.07.39 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.11.39 Hptm., trf from Stab/Höh.Fl.Ausb.Kdo. 2 to 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606. 01.01.40 Hptm., Staka 3./KGr. 606. 19.02.40 Hptm., Staka 3./KGr. 606. 10.05.40 Hptm., Staka 3./KGr. 606. 12.03.41 (05.08.41?) Staka 3./KGr. 606, appt Ia in Stab/Fliegerführer Atlantik. 07.10.41 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered temporary duty to Stab General Zander/Luftflotte 4 (to 30.11.41). 01.12.41 Sick. 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 05.01.42 appt Referent in L.P. Chefabteilung/RLM. 01.04.42 appt Ia in Stab/Fliegerführer Süd. 06.42 sick (to 27.07.42). 01.07.42 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. (did not attend the Luftkriegsakademie). 27.07.42 appt Referent Ic/A in Abt. Ic/Lw.-Führungsstab. 28.07.44 Maj., appt Luftattaché Stockholm. 10.44 Maj., Air-attaché in Sweden ordered his assistant Peter Riedel to kill Hptm. Walter Gerdes who was suspected of being an agent. GOLD, ? . c.07.42 Oblt. in II./KG 100. GOLD, Dr.(med) Ferdinand. (W.B.K. Prag). 01.03.43 RDA as Ob.Arzt. GOLD, Franz. (DOB: 01.04.16). (W.B.K. Gmünd). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOLD, Georg. 01.07.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 4.(Telegrafenbau-Kp.) I./Ln.Rgt.217. GOLDACKER, Joachim von. (DOB: 23.08.11). 1941 trf to I./KG 30. 1941 trf to 10./KG 30. 1942 trf to 1./KG 30. 1942 appt Staka 2./KG 30. 01.04.43 in IV./KG 30, promo to Hptm. 09.08.43 Hptm., Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K awarded Ehrenpokal. 17.09.43 Hptm. and Staka 2./KG 30. 1944 appt flight instructor with LKS 3. 1944 trf to 7./NJG 3. 1945 appt Stafü 1./NSGr. 30. GOLDAMMER, Herbert. (DOB: 14.01.11). (W.B.K. Essen). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOLDBACH, Peter. (W.B.K. München II). 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOLDBAUM, Günther. (DKG). 01.10.44 Oblt., unspecified Flak-Abt. awarded the DKG. GOLDBECK, Erich. (DOB: 10.11.03). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOLDBECK, Gerhard. (DOB: 07.11.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GOLDBECK, Hans von. (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GOLDBECK, Helmut von. 20.03.43 Hptm.d.R.z.V. in Kraftfahrausbildungs-Abt. d.Lw. 3, trf to Kraftfahrausbildungs-Abt. d.Lw. 17. 25.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), trf from Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle d.Lw. 17 to Kraftfahrausbildungs-Abt. d.Lw. 2. GOLDBECK-LÖWE, Dr.med. Hans-Adolf. (DOB: 24.04.98 in Leipzig). WWI served in the Artilllerie then in the Fliegertruppe. 1915 entered the Heer. 04.17 promo to Lt.d.R. 01.07.23 conferred with Dr. med. 01.10.34 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Stabsarzt and appt Nervenarzt bei einer psychologischen Prüfstelle (neurologist with a psychological evaluation center) der Luftwaffe (to 31.08.39). 01.09.39 appt Chefarzt/Luftwaffen-Lazarett Wismar. 01.07.40 appt Verbindungs-Offizier des Lw.–Sanitätswesen attached to Stab/Gens. d. Lw.beim Ob.H. 01.11.44 appt Standort-Arzt Bad Nauheim. 01.12.44 promo to Generalarzt (dates of other promotions are unknown). 08.05.45 became POW. 07.11.47 released. †09.01.77 in Itzehoe. GOLDBERG, ? . (n.d.) Lt. with Wekusta 2 Ob.d.L. (n.d.) trf to fighters. [ probably Karl Heinz G.] GOLDBERG, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 29.11.19). (DKG). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 20.07.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 16.03.43 awarded the DKG (recommended while an Oblt. in 3. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122). 04.45 Oblt. and Staka 3./NAGr. 1. †12.01.2012. [16.03.60 promo to Maj.?] GOLDBRUCH, Kurt. (DOB: 13.08.19 in Bodenbach/Sudetenland). (R, DKG). 24.08.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.03.43 Lt., awarded the DKG. 01.04.43 in St.G. 1, promo to Oblt. 05.07.43 Oblt., Stab/St.G. 1 WIA - Ju 87 D-3 force-landed at Ivanovka due to an AA hit. 01.01.45 promo to Hptm. 28.01.45 Oblt., Staka 8./SG 1, awarded Ritterkreuz on completion of 513 combat missions. 19.04.45 KIA - shot down vic Kunersdorf. Credited with about 600 missions. GOLDENBAUM, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 01.09.21). (W.B.K. Neumünster). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GOLDGRUBER, Wilhelm. 01.10.39 Maj., trf from RLM pool to Fl.H.Kdtr. Rotenburg. 01.02.40 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 01.06.43 Obstlt. with Wehrbezirkskdo. Lübeck, trf to Wehrbezirkskdo. Kempten. GOLDENHAUS, Hans-Heinrich. (n.d.) Lt., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. IV. GOLDHAHN, Oskar. 01.03.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer (unspecified). (Telegrafenbau.-Kp.)/Ln.Abt. 146. GOLDHAHN, Werner. (DOB: 03.10.13). 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. GOLDLÜCKE, Dr.(med.) Heinz. (W.B.K. Herford). 01.05.41 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GOLDMANN, Erich. (DOB: 21.07.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOLDMANN, Hans. (DOB: 28.08.09). (W.B.K. Grossenhain). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 06.08.43 Oblt., RDA adjusted to 01.08.41. GOLDMANN, Heinrich. 06.08.40 Oblt.z.S., 2./Fl.Erg.Gr. (See) KIA - Do 17 E crashed vic Fl.H. Stettin due to involuntary ground contact. GOLDMANN, Johannes. (DOB: 06.03.22). 01.07.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GOLDMANN, Klaus. 07.08.43 Lt., - crashed vic Kharkov - no other details. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOLDMANN, Oskar. (DOB: 08.01.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 06.08.43 Lt., 1./NAGr. 2 MIA - Bf 109 G-6 (White 15) due to enemy return fire in the Belgorod area. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOLDMANN, Robert. (DOB: 12.08.20 in Freiheit??/Sudeten). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 1939 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.01.39 RDA as Lt./Fl. 1939-40 training as a Navigations and Signals officer. 01.01.43 promo to Lt. 1943 trf to 8./KG 3 as an observer. 1943 served as a bordfunker in III./KG 3. 1943 Bordfunker I./NJG 7. 03.01.44 WIA - 1944 trained as a pilot with FFS A 3. 1944 trf to FFS B 34. 1944 appt Adj. Stab IV/NJG 2. 1945 trf to JG 301. [name and birthplace uncertain - source data is very fuzzy] GOLDMANN, Theodor. 02.41 Maj., Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 9/XII. GÖLDNER, Roland. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GOLDSCHMID, Albert. (DOB: 13.08.08). (W.B.K. Ingolstadt). 01.10.42 Fw.(d.R.), RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 3.(Flugm. Auswerte- u. Betr. -Kp.) I./Ln.Rgt.217. GOLDSCHMIDT, Alfons. (DOB: 15.12.97). 1943-44 Maj.d.R. (Ln.), released from active service. GOLDSCHMIDT, Martin. 01.12.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in Flak-Abt. 604. GOLDSCHMITT, Dr. (med.) Heinrich. (DOB: 08.04.16). 01.07.43 in San.Abt./18. Flak-Div., promo to Stabsarzt. 03.02.45 Stabsarzt, trf to I./Flak-Rgt. 42 (9. Flak-Div.). 03.45 Stabsarzt in Lw.San.Abt./9. Flak-Div. GOLDSTEIN, Paul. 07.44 Lt., 1./KG 200 in charge of conveying an assassination team behind Russian lines with a Ar 232 A force-landed vic Zareby/Poland. 04.09.44 Lt., a second attempt with Ar 232 B (L5+ER) landed in a field near Karmanovo. GOLDT, Johannes. (DKG). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. 01.07.44 in Stab/Gen.d.Kampfflieger, promo to Hptm. 01.01.45 Oblt. in an unspecified KG, awarded the DKG. GOLF, Hans. 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. GOLIBERZUCH, Helmut. (DOB: 01.12.13 in Duisberg). 01.10.39? entered the Luftwaffe. 1941 appt Zugführer in Ln.Abt. 301? 01.09.41 promo to Lt. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt. [source is very fuzzy] GOLINSKI, Heinz. (DOB: 11.07.19 in Nordstemmen near Hannover). (R, DKG). 16.10.42 Fw., in 3./JG 53 MIA – failed to return from action over the Mediterranean south of Malta after claiming a Spitfire. 26.10.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 05.11.42 posthumously awarded DKG, I./JG 53. 30.12.42 posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, 3./JG 53. Credited with over 150 combat missions and 47 air victories. GOLITH, Anton. (DOB: 15.12.24). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. GÖLITZ, Hans. (DOB: 13.06.13). (W.B.K. Essen I). 01.12.42 Ofw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GÖLITZ, Helmut. (DOB: 25.03.17). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GOLIZYN, Nicolaus. 04.42 in Soviet Army when captured. 03.43 volunteered for service in the Vlassov Army - trained in propaganda work - his father had been shot by the GRU in 1937. Last rank: Lt. [Russian national in Luftwaffe (ROA?) service] GÖLKEL, Albert. (DOB: 09.02.15). (DKG). 17.11.42 Oblt. in I./Flak-Rgt. 19, awarded the DKG. 01.07.43 in 2./Flak-Rgt. 19, promo to Hptm. GOLL, ? . 01.05.42 Oblt., III./KG 40 MIA - Fw 200 C-1(F8+AD). GOLL, Erhard. 01.01.40 Lt., Fest.Flak-Abt. 32 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GOLL, Fritz. (DOB: 28.10.94). (W.B.K. Königsberg II). WWI served with the Kavallerie. 01.10.24 promo to Oblt. (n.d.) joined the NSDAP since before 1936. (n.d.) had been Leiter of a Hochschule. 01.12.39 promo to Hptm. 1940 assigned to Füherreserve with Fl.H.Kdtr. Heiligenbeil. 1940 appt Techn.Referent with Abt. II B 1 of Stab/Lg.Kdo. I. 1940 appt Techn.Referent with Gruppe Ic of Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Stab/Lg.Kdo. I. 1942 assigned to Kfz.Wartung-Abt. Riga of Lg.Kdo. I. 1943 appt Techn.Referent with Gruppe Ic L of Stab/Lg.Kdo. I. 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. I area, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). 1943 appt NSFO with Stab/Lg.Kdo. I. 1945 appt NSFO with Stab/Lw.Kdo. Ostpreussen. GOLL, Hans-Joachim. 17.09.43 Lt., 4./KG 4 MIA. GOLL, Dr.(med.) Heribert. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.02.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GOLL, Dr. Karl. 1943-44 Maj., Kdr. VII./Ln.-Rgt. 54 (to 05.44). GÖLL, Lorenz. (DOB: 08.03.15 in Kempten/Allgäu). 01.44 Oblt., appt Staka 1./NJG 101 (to 02.05.44). 15.06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 6./NJG 102 (to 14.10.44). 11.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 1./JG 110 (to 14.02.45). 15.02.45 Hptm., appt Staka 12./JG 110 (to 15.03.45). GOLLA, Arthur. (DOB: 28.10.95). (W.B.K. Magdeburg II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GOLLA, Johannes. 01.01.40 Lt., Flak-Rgt. 33 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GOLLASCH (GOLLAS?), Erich. (DOB: 27.11.13). 28.06.42 Lt., 6./NJG 2. 20.09.42 Lt., with 6./NJG 2. 15.10.42 Lt., in 12./NJG 1. 19/20.06.43 Oblt., 11./NJG 5. 25/26.09.43 Oblt., 2./NJG 100 MIA Ju 88 C-6 during combat vic Tscherkasy -Credited with 7 night victories. GOLLASCH, Josef. 25.03.41 Lt., 3./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 E-1 vic Marquise after engine failure. GOLLE, Gerhard. (DOB: 09.07.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GOLLE, Johannes. (DOB: 09.07.11). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOLLEK, W. 14.09.41 Lt., 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13 KIA - Hs 126 - no details. GOLLENBECK, Werner. (DOB: 12.09.12 in Paderborn). 10.05.38 trf to 1./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17 as Kriegsoffizieranwärter. 26.08.39 trf to 2./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17. 16.09.40 trf to Ln.Fernsprecher-BauKp. (FFK 402). 01.01.41 trf to Stab I./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8. 26.02.41 trf to 2./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8. 29.05.41 trf to 8./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8. 01.06.41 promo to Oblt.d.R. 05.07.41 trf to 3./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8. 10.07.41 trf to I./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8. 12.10.41 trf to III.(Ers.)/Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8. 14.11.41 trf to III./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17. 01.04.42 trf to 17. Ln.Ers.Kp./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17. 15.10.42 trf to 17./III. Ln.Nachr.Abt.f.Lw.Helferinnen. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 14.05.43 trf to 6./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17. 26.05.43 trf to Stab/Ln.-Telegrafen-Bau-Abt. z.b.V. 6. 19.01.44 trf to III./Ln.Rgt. 42. 02.04.44 trf to Jagdfliegerführer Ostpreussen. 01.02.45 Hptm.(Kr.O.) and in Stab Nafü/Jagdabschnittsführer Mittelrhein. [version #2: 14.02.45 trf to Nafü /Jagdfliegerführer Mittelrhein.] 04.04.45 trf to III./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17. 23.04.45 trf to Res. Laz.Bad Tölz. GOLLER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 25.07.94). (W.B.K. Fürth). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 01.12.43 promo to Maj.d.R. 03.45 Maj. and Ib in Stab/16. Flak-Brig. GÖLLERICH, August. 15.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Koluft AOK 4. 15.06.42 trf from Koluft/AOK 4 to RLM (Chef AW/Abt. Luftbildwesen). 01.09.42 promo to Obstlt. 15.04.43 in RLM, trf to Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Ost. 02.44 Obstlt., in Stab/Luftflotte 6 (Ic Bild). 01.12.44 promo to Oberst. GOLLERITZ (GOLLERITS), Julius. (DOB: 15.08.17 in Rechnitz). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 22.06.40 Oblt. in 3.(St)/Tr.Gr. 186. 01.12.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 11.03.43 Oblt., trf from III./St.G. 1 to LKS 4. 01.03.44 promo to Hptm. GOLLERT, Werner. (DOB: 20.01.00 in Neuruppin). WWI served with the Pioniertruppe. 15.01.35 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Regierungs-Baurat and appt Regierungs- later Oberregierungsbaurat im RLM. 01.10.35 promo to Oberregierungsbaurat. 01.04.37 appt Gruppenleiter beim Luftkreis-Kdo. IV, Münster. 15.10.37 appt Gruppenleiter beim Luftkreis-Kdo. VI (See), Kiel. 01.07.38 appt Baugruppenleiter beim Luftgau-Kdo. IV, Dresden. 22.05.39 appt Bautruppenleiter beim Luftgau-Kdo. III, Berlin. 01.04.40 promo to Ministerialrat. 15.04.40 appt Leiter der Gruppe LD 7 I later V 9 I in Amtsgruppe Bau und stellvertretender (deputy) Chef des Lw.Bauwesens/RLM. 1942 RLM/Leiter Gruppe V 9 I. 01.09.44 promo to Ministerialdirigent. 1947 released. †10.03.61 in Oldenburg/O. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOLLES, Karl. (DOB: 13.10.17 in Zwickau). (R, DKG). 1939-43 flew in Transport- and Zerstörerunits, and then SKG 10. 25.11.43 Ofw., awarded DKG, 6./SKG 10. 09.06.44 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Stafü 9./SG 4. 07.07.44 KIA near Michaliszki/Kurland. GOLLHAMMER, Bruno. (DOB: 04.03.00). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GOLLIN, Willi. (DOB: 12.04.15). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOLLING, Theodor. (DOB: 19.06.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOLLMANN, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 20.07.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOLLMANN, Heinz-Horst. (DOB: 1912). 28.03.40 Oblt. in 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 (some sources claim he belonged to Korpsführungskette X. Fl.Korps), MIA (later changed to KIA) - He 111 (P4+BA) shot down into the sea 8 miles off Wick by RAF Hurricanes of 43 and 603 Sqdns. 01.01.41 posthumous promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOLLMER, Kurt. (DOB: 04.02.10). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GOLLMER, Rolf. (DOB: 08.11.15). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Erg.Aufkl.Gr.Schönfeld/Seifersdorf. 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 20.04.45 at LKS 12, promo to Hptm. GOLLNICK, Reinhard. (DKG). 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Flak-Abt. awarded the DKG. GOLLNISCH, Hans-Gert. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GOLLOB, Gordon Mac. (DOB: 16.06.12 in Wien). (RESB). (n.d.) studied technical subjects including engineering. Summer 1931 began glider flying. 13.03.33 joined the Austrian Bundesheer(Art.). Fall 1933 began officer training. Summer 1934 began flight training. 01.04.35 promo to Lt. (Austrian). Fall 1936 Lt. in the Austrian Air Force and became a flight instructor and Kdt. of Schulstaffel A (from Fall 1937). [01.09.36 promo to Lt.?] 03.38 Lt., Staka Schulstaffel A /Schulgeschwader (Zeltweg) of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the German Luftwaffe,with a rank of Lt. 01.06.38 promo to Oblt. c.08.38 trf to FFS C Neuruppin, then later to JFS Werneuchen. 15.03.39 trf to 3./ZG 76. 09.39 in I./ZG 76. 18.12.39 Oblt., 3./ZG 76. 01.04.40 appt Stafü 3./ZG 76. 09.04.40 Oblt., Staka 3./ZG 76. 05.40 appt Staka 3./ZG 76. 13.06.40 Oblt., 3./ZG 76. 15.08.40 Oblt., Staka 3./ZG 76 - his Bf 110 D damaged by British fighters but he returned safely. (n.d.) night fighter training, and a short stint with Erprobungsstelle Rechlin before going to JG 3. 07.09.40 trf to II./JG 3. 12.10.40 Hptm., appt Staka 4./JG 3 (to 27.06.41). 07.05.41 Oblt., 4./JG 3. 01.06.41 promo to Hptm. 22.06.41 Hptm., 4./JG 3. 27.06.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./JG 3 (to 20.11.41). 21.07.41 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 18.09.41 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./JG 3. 26.10.41 Hptm., awarded Eichenlaub, Kdr. II./JG 3. 20.11.41 trf to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. 13.03.42 trf to Stab/JG 54 for training as a Kommodore. 16.05.42 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 77 (to 30.09.42). 07.06.42 Hptm., Stab/JG 77. 23(24?).06.42 Hptm., awarded Schwerter, Kommodore JG 77. 02.07.42 promo to Maj. 23.07.42 Maj., appt acting Kommodore JG 52 (to 31.08.42). 30.08.42 Maj., awarded Brillanten, Kommodore JG 77. 30.09.42 trf to Stab/Jagdfliegerführer 3. 09.11.42 reportedly received RM 30,000 from Hitler and his mother received a monthly pension of RM 600 - reasons unknown. 15.02.43 Maj., appt Ia/Jagdfliegerführer 3 (to 22.06.43). 01.04.43 promoted to Obstlt. (without RDA). 22.06.43 Obstlt., appt Jagdfliegerführer 3 (to 15.09.43). 15.06.43 (or 06.09.43?) Obstlt., appt Jagdfliegerführer 5 (5. Jagddiv.). 01.10.43 promo to Obstlt. 04.44 trf to the personal staff of the General der Jagdflieger to represent him on the Jägerstab and was subsequently transferred to the Kommando der Eprobungstellen on 18.09.44. 01.05.44 promo to Oberst. 12.44 appt Chef of the Jäger-Sonderstab set up to coordinate fighter operations during the Ardennes Offensive. 01.02.45 appt General der Jagdflieger (L.In. 3)/RLM (to 08.05.45). Credited with 150 air victories (nearly all in Russia) in 430 (340?) combat missions. 18.04.45 underwent intestinal surgery at Lw.-Laz. at Igels. 01.06.45 released from hospital but became a POW. 1946 status altered from POW to Internee. (n.d.) held in a civilian jail at Kitzbühel - while not accused of war crimes he was repeatedly interrogated by the Americans and even by the French. (n.d.) became the Generalsekretär of a splinter Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K party in Austria. 1960? employed as a distributor with the Klöckner-Humbolt-Deutz-Werken. †07.09.87 in Sulingen. GOLLWITZER, Hans. (DOB: 18.04.09). (W.B.K. Straubing). 01.08.40 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOLLWITZER, Walter. 21.11.44 Obstlt., appt Qu 1b/mob in Stab/Luftgaukdo. III (still 02.45). GOLNISCH, ? . 09.09.40 Oblt., Stab II./KG 30 POW - Ju 88 A-2 (4D+KK) shot down by fighters vic Bannister's Farm, Barcombe near Lewes. GOLOB, Wilhelm. (DOB: 24.12.14). (W.B.K. Wels). 01.11,.42 Ofw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GOLOMBEK, Hugo. (DOB: 21.07.16). (W.B.K. Prag). 01.12.41 Ofw., simultaneous promo to Lt. and Oblt. (Fl.).(RDA 01.12.41). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GOLOMBEK, Sigismund. (DOB: 02.01.16). 1944 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), posted to the Fallschirmjäger. GOLPON, Horst. 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. GOLSCH, Karl. (DOB: 29.10.98). (W.B.K. Gleiwitz). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GOLTERMANN, Hans-Helmut. (DOB: 10.09.18). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GOLTZ, Konrad. (DOB: 08.10.81 in San Remo/Italien). 10.04.99 entered the Marine. 27.09.02 promo to Lt.z.S. 26.04.04 promo to Oblt.z.S. 12.12.08 promo to Kapitänleutnant. 1911 received pilot training. WWI served with the Seefliegertruppe. 01.08.14 appt Kdr. of Freiwilligen MarineFliegerkorps. 01.11.15 appt Kdr. of Marine-Landflieger-Abt. and President of the MarineLandflieger-Abnahmekommission. 01.09.16 appt Führer of the Seeflugzeug-Sonderkommandos Flensburg (aerial torpedo training). 14.07.17 appt Kdr. der Seeflieger in Turkey. 27.06.18 concurrently appt Inpector of Turkish naval air forces (to 31.10.18). 15.02.18 promo to acting Korvettenkapitän. 25.06.25 01.11.18 returned to the ground forces. (n.d.) served 16 months with Kofl.See in Turkey. 25.06.25 employed as Geschaftsführer for Seeflug GmbH, Warnemünde. (to 31.01.26). 01.01.27 Korv.Kpt.a.D., appt Leiter DVS (See) Warnemünde (to 31.12.29). 01.11.33 designated an Erg.-Offizier (Luftwaffe) with a rank of acting Korvettenkapitän (Maj.?) and appt Sachbearbeiter, Gruppenleiter and Abt.Chef bei der Inspektion der Marineflieger beim Luftkreis-Kdo. VI (See), Kiel. 01.10.34 promo to Obstlt. 01.03.35 promo to Obstlt.(E) 01.04.36 promo to Oberst (RDA 01.03.37). 1936 Offz.beim Stabe of LKKdo.VI Ib. 28.07.37 Milit.Sachbearbeiter für Bodenorganisation im LKK VI. 30.11.37 retired. 01.02.38 recalled and appt Abt.Chef beim Lw.Kdo. See, Kiel. 17.08.38 trf to FFS (See) as a trainee(?) (to 27.08.38). 01.03.39 appt Abt.Chef in RLM/L In 8. 01.04.41 promo to Gen.Maj. and appt Inspekteur des Seenotdienstes im RLM/L In 16. 01.11.42 promo to Gen.Lt. 01.12.42 available but without assignment. 31.05.43 retired. †10.01.57 in Prien/Chiemsee. GOLTZ, Otto. (DOB: 29.04.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOLTZSCH, Kurt. (DOB: 21.11.12 in Leipzig). (R, DKG). 08.40 in 8./JG 2. 09.40 with 7./JG 2. c.1940-43 Uffz., Fw. then Ofw. in JG 2. 05.42 in 4./JG 2. 12.04.43 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 02.08.43 Ofw., 4./JG 2 awarded the DKG. 19.08.43 Lt., appt Staka 5./JG 2 (to 04.09.43). 04.09.43 Oblt., Staka 5./JG 2 badly WIA – Bf 109 G-6 during a forced-landing (2 km W of Monchy-le-Preux) following combat with Spitfires of 409 Sqdn. over the English Channel in which he suffered severe spinal injuries and paralysis. 05.02.44 Oblt., awarded the Ritterkreuz. †26.09.44 in a hospital (Res.Laz.Glauchau/Sachs.) from wounds suffered the previous September. Credited with c.130 combat missions and 43 air victories. GOLUMBECK, Erwin. (DOB: 20.06.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, St.G. 101. 26.01.45 Lt., I./SG 3 WIA - Fw 190 F-8 by AA SE of Königsberg. GOLZ, Arthur. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.10.40 RDA as Oblt.(z.V.). 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOLZ, Erich. (W.B.K. Köln III). 11.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from KG 1 to FFS A/B 119. 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. XII, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GOLZ, Manfred. (DOB: 20.03.97). (W.B.K. München II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GOLZE, Walter. (DOB: 03.10.92). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.10.22 promo to Oblt. 01.11.39 promo to Hptm. 1940 appt Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. E 9/XI. 1940 appt Ia and Techn.Referent with Stab/IV. Fl.Korps. 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 1943 appt NSFO Verwaltungs-Restkommando/Lfl.Kdo.6. 1944 appt NSFO Verw.Abt. Stab/IV.Fl.Korps. 1944 appt NSFO with Komm.Gen.d.dt.Lw. i. Dänemark. 21.08.44 attended 9. Lehrgang at the NS-Führungsshule at Grüngräbchen (to 25.08.44). 1945 appt NSFO for Stab/Koflug 4/III. GOLZER, Reinhold. (DOB: 12.07.13). (W.B.K. Ravensburg). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOMBERT, Gustav. (W.B.K. Neustrelitz). 01.10.42 promo to Oblt., (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 35/III (Altenburg). GOMBERT, Wilhelm. (DOB: 05.06.18). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt.(A 1/Ln.). 01.10.44 Lt., 7./KG 27 unhurt? - He 111 H-20 (1G+MR) crashed 35 km from Heraklion. 01.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in Ln.Kp. (mot)/KG (J) 27. 23.03.45 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef Ln.-Kp. (mot)/KG 54 (to 05.45). (n.d.) Oblt., Nachr. Offz. Stab KG54. GOMEZ, Elias. (DOB: 10.09.08 in Espagnol). 1944? Lt., Techn.Offz. 15./JG 51. GOMLICKE, Erwin. 01.06.39 Maj., temporary duty from I./Flak-Rgt. 33 to LV-Kdo. Leipzig. 01.04.40 promo to Obstlt. 06.41 Kdr. Ausb.-Stab für Sperr-Batterien im Luftgau IV (and 01.42). 08.09.42 Obstlt., trf from Lg.Kdo. III/IV area to RLM pool with temporary duty to Lg.Kdo. Moskau. 24.11.42 trf from RLM pool to 14. Lw.-Felddivision. GOMLICKY, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., with Stab/XI. Fl.Korps. GOMMEL, Fritz. (DOB: 25.10.19). (W.B.K. Augsburg). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖMMER, Paul. (DOB: 13.01.09 in Malstatt). 05.02.41 Oblt. in I./KG 40 - KIA in Fw 200 C-3 (F8+AH) flew into Mount Gabriel/Ireland, apparently lost in the fog. Buried at Glencree. GÖMMERT, Paul. 05.02.41 Oblt., 1./KG 40 KIA - Fw 200 C-3 (SG+KR). GOMMLICH, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 10.02.22). (W.B.K. Ulm). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GOMOLKA, Oskar. c.02.38 Oblt., with Luftschutztruppe (of the Verwaltungsdienstes) of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) Hptm.(E), le.Flak-Abt. 9. 08.42 Maj., appt Kdr. Luftgau-FAS XVII. 01.11.42 Obstlt., in Stab/Lg.Kdo. VIII, appt Kdr. Annahmeu.Entlassungsstelle/Lg.Kdo. VIII. 01.01.43 promo to Oberst. †19.01.43. GOMOLL, Ernst-Joachim. (DOB: 19.04.13). (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.12.40 RDA as Oblt./Fl. 10.43 Oblt. and Staka See-Transportstaffel 3 (to 19.10.44). GOMPPER, Lothar. (DOB: 06.10.17). (W.B.K. Döbeln). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GONACHOR, Rudolf. (DOB: 29.11.14). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. GONELL, Hans-Joachim. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GONELL, Prof. Dr.(phil.) Hans-Wolfgang. (DOB: 18.06.01 in Berlin-Schöneberg). 1924 conferred with a doctorate in fibrous chemistry (Faserstoffchemie) from the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institute. 1925 in the state office for material testing (Staatliches Materialprüfungsamt) at Berlin-Dahlem. 1932 with the Technische Hochschule Berlin. 1936 appt Leiter of the state office for testing materials in Königsberg. 1937 appt head of the VdCh (Association of German Chemists) panel for building materials and silicate chemistry. c.1940 trf to the RLM. 1943 appointed supernumerary professor for construction materials technology, Königsberg University. 04.03.44 Oblt.d.R. , died in ReserveLazarett Königsberg - Mariannenplatz 08.03.44 cremated in Königsberg. GÖNGEL, Hubert. 10.05.42 Hptm., III./NJG 2 WIA - Ju 88 C-2 emergency landing at DresdenKlötzsche as a result of motor trouble. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖNNER, Eberhard. (DOB: 16.12.19). (W.B.K. Sigmaringen). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GÖNNER, Otto. 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer Stab IV./Ln.Rgt. 212. GONSCHOR, Rudolf. (DOB: 29.11.14). (W.B.K. Braunsberg/Ostpr.). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GONTHER, ? . 01.02.43 Oblt. sent to reinforce Flak-Kampfgruppe Prentl engaged in the Kupyansk area/105 km ESE of Kharkov. GONTHER, Johannes. (DOB: 12.10.17). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2, I./Flak-Rgt. 19. GONZÁLES, Alejandro Pérez. 06.05.43 Oblt., 15.(Span)/JG 51 [ Spanish national in Luftwaffe service]. GOOS, Günther. (DOB: 25.07.08). (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOOS, Oskar. (DOB: 24.07.89). (W.B.K. Solingen). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GOOSMANN, Arnold. 07/08.04.42 Oblt., 7./KG 2 KIA - Do 217 E-4 (U5+ER) apparently shot down by Beaufighter of 409 Sqdn. in the area of Skegness. GOOSSENS, Franz. (DOB: 09.10.14). (DKG). 01.06.41 RDA for Oblt. 01.02.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.03.43 Oblt. in 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 31.08.43 Oblt. in 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, awarded the DKG. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GOOTSCHLING, Paul. (DOB: 10.11.00 in Zara/Dalmatia). 05.41 attached to the Lw.Verb.Stab to liaise with the Regia Aeronautica. 01.01.43 promo to Oberst. 10.43 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XXVIII. 10.44 trf to Stab/Komm.Gen.d.dt.Lw.i. Italien. 02.05.45 captured at Bozen. GOOTZE, Karl. 01.11.37 began 5.Offz.Erg.Jahrgang. 01.11.38 promo to Fähnrich. GÖPEL, Ernst. (DOB: 05.04.12). (DKG). 01.10.41 Oblt., appt Adj. III./KG 4 (to 29.10.41). 01.12.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 16.06.42 Oblt., re-appt Adj., III./KG 4 (to 10.10.42). 10.11.42 Hptm., appt Staka 14./KG 4 (to 20.02.43). 16.12.42 Oblt., Staka 14./KG 4 WIA - He 111 H-6 shot up by AA vic Velikiye Luki. 21.02.43 Hptm., appt Staka 9./KG 4 (to 15.06.43). 16.06.43 Hptm., attended Verbandsführerschule/KG 101. 18.06.43 Hptm., appt Staka 12./KG 4 (to 23.03.44). 12.07.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, III./KG 4. c.03.44 (or 05.05.44) Hptm., appt Kdr. I./KG 4 (to 15.03.45). 01.11.44 promo to Maj. GÖPEL, Karl. (DOB: 07.08.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÖPEL, Willy. (DOB: 18.11.98). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOPP, Gebhard. 18.11.42 Maj.(d.L.z.V./Fl.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. L 18/XI to XIII. Fliegerkorps. 17.04.43 Maj. z.V. in III./Jäger-Rgt. 21 (L), trf to Feld-Ers.Btl. I (to 26.08.43). 26.08.43 Maj., appt Kdr. II./Lw.-Feld-Rgt. 503. GÖPPERT, ? . 07.09.39 Oblt., 2./KG 27 unhurt - He 111 (1G+HK) force-landed after AA hits. GÖPFERT, Arthur. (DOB: 07.06.02). (W.B.K. Dresden III). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GÖRCKE, Paul. (DOB: 20.08.06 in Mühlhausen). 01.01.26 joined the Schlageter Bund (a cover name for the Austrian Nazis). 31.03.31 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 473354). 1939-40 appt Nachr.Offz. for various Ln.Stellen. 01.09.40 promo to Lt. 1941 appt Nafü Stab/Lg.Kdo. VII. 1941 trf to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin - regarding construction of radar stations. 1942 involved in the building of radar stations on the west coast and in Norway. 1942 promo to Oblt. 1943 assigned to the Hochfrequenzforschungsstelle. 1944 trf to LKS Gatow as a radar instructor. 12.10.44 promo to Fl.St.Ing. 1945 assigned to examination of captured electronic equipment as the Funkmessforschungzentrale, Ulm-Donau. GORDACK, Reinhold. 10.40 Obstlt., Major beim Stabe in Stab/Ln-Rgt. 38 (and 01.41). 06.04.41 Obstlt., Führer, Marschstaffel VIII. Fl.Korps. 01.06.42 promo to Oberst (Ln.). c.02.09.44 appt Kdr. Ln.-Rgt. Reich. 01.01.45 Oberst, Kdr. Ln-Rgt. Reich (mot) (Stab in Berlin-Nikolassee) (still 03.45).

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Section G - K GÖRDEL, Josef. (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 21.09.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.Bau-Btl. 108/I. (n.d.) Maj., Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl.(Kgf.) 98/I. GORDON, Adolf von. (DOB: 21.12.21). 20.04.43 Lt., Stab III./JG 3 KIA - Bf 109 G-4 (Black << + I) vic Noworossijsk). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. 30.04.2016 remains found 3 km NW of Krymskaja - identity questioned. GORDON, Rudolf von. (DOB: 12.03.03 in Wilhelmshaven). 1935-40 radio and underwater navigation testing of Lufttorpedos at Gdingen and Grosseto. 1941-42 testing section at Erprobungsstelle Travemünde. 1943-45 in Generalluftzeugmeister (A-Rü)/RLM. 06.01.44 promo to Fl.Stabsingenieur. GOREČAN, Maijan (Mario). (DOB: 16.04.14). 1941 with Seenotstaffel Hamburg. 03.01.42 trf to the Luftwaffe. 1942 instructor at an unspecified FFS. 1943 trf to an unknown Blindflugschule as an instructor. 01.01.44 Oblt., 7. Seenotstaffel, promo to Hptm. 13.04.44 Hptm., with 7. Seenotstaffel unhurt? - Do 24 T-3 (CM+RD) crash-landed in Scarpanto harbor during rough seas. 07/08.09.44 Hptm. in 7. Seenotstaffel, deserted to Turkey - Do 24 (Q8+AB) landed at Izmir/Turkey. [purported to be Croatian, may have been Slovenian] GÖRG, Emanuel. 04.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Ostland, trf to Feldluftzeuggruppe z.b.V. Südost. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm. [same as Emanuel Georg ?] GÖRG, Friedrich. (DOB: 02.03.17 in Wien). (W.B.K. Wien III). 1940 Beobachter in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32. 01.04.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). Last rank: Oblt. GORGAS, Martin. (DOB: 18.01.91). (W.B.K. Burg bei Magdeburg). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GORGASS, Werner. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GÖRGEN, Ludwig. (DOB: 09.02.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GÖRGENS, Karl. (DOB: 06.10.96). (W.B.K. Königsberg/Pr. I). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GORGES, Matthias. (DOB: 30.09.24). (n.d.)Lt., Erg.JGr. Nord., later to JG 5?. GÖRGES, Wolfgang. (DOB: 08.02.18). (W.B.K. Schwerin.Meckl.). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GÖRGMAIER, Kaspar. 01.08.39 Maj., in I./Flak-Rgt. 19. 1941 Kdr. Flak-Abt. 193 (to 03.41). 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 18.06.43 Obstlt. in Flaketat z.b.V./Luftgaukdo. XII, appt Kdr. schw.FlakAbt. 634. GORGON, Dr.(med.) Walter. (W.B.K. Krakau). 01.01.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GORHÄS, Kurt. 13.11.42 Oblt., 9./KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+DT) shot down by fighters in the Mediterranean. GORHOLT, Ernst. (DOB: 16.05.07). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GÖRIGK, Anton. (DOB: 18.07.97). (W.B.K. Hamburg II). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖRING, Albrecht. (DOB: 16.01.16). 01.09.38 promo to Lt. 20.12.39 Lt., III./St.G. 2 trf to RLM (Stabsamt). (n.d.) Lt., 9./St.G. 2. 1940 appt Adj. II./St.G. 77. 06.40 Lt., in 8./St.G. 2. 1940 trf to Stukaschule 2 at Otrokowitz. 01.10.40 promo to Oblt. 1941 appt Adj. in Stabsamt/Ob.d.L. 1942 trf to II./St.G. 77. 1943 received 3 months of night fighter pilot training. 01.08.43 in Stabsamt Ob.d.L., promo to Hptm. 1943 trf to SG 101 as a trainee. 1944 assigned to NS-Führungsstab/OKL. 1944 trf to Laz. 409261 Paris - for observation? 1945 trf to II./SG 2. (Nephew of Reichsmarschall Herman Göring?). GÖRING, Dr.(med.) Ernst. (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.03.42 promo to Oberarzt (Kr.O.). GÖRING, Friedrich-Karl (Fritz). (nephew of Reichsmarschall). (DOB: 27.09.08). 09.39 Hptm. and Staka 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13. 01.02.42 promo to Maj. 08.44 Maj., Ic/X. Fliegerkorps. GÖRING, Hans-Georg. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖRING, Hans-Joachim. 01.01.40 Oblt., RLM (Genstab 1. Abt.) trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool (Sch.Etat) and concurrently detached to JFSWerneuchen. 11.07.40 Oblt. in 9./ZG 76, MIA later changed to KIA - Bf 110 C-4 shot down over Portland by 87 Sqdn., crashed and exploded on impact with cliffs at Verne. 01.06.41 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GÖRING, Heinrich. (DOB: 28.01.21). (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GÖRING, Dr. jur. Heinz. (DOB: 04.09.07). (W.B.K. Minden). 01.07.42 promo to Oblt.(d.R.). 04.12.42 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef 11./Ers.u.Ausb.Rgt. “Hermann Göring”. 01.09.43 RDA changed to 01.07.41. 26.10.43 Oblt., appt IIa/Pz.-Rgt. “Hermann Göring”. 12.12.43 Oblt., trf to 10./(Stug.)/Pz.Rgt. “Hermann Göring”. 11.03.44 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef 10./(Stug.)/Pz.-Rgt. “Hermann Göring” (to 29.07.44 †). He was Reichmarschall Göring’s eldest nephew. GÖRING, Helmut. (DOB: 19.12.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 25.08.44 Lt., II./JG 6 MIA - Fw 190 A-8 (<) in combat vic La Fère. GÖRING, Hermann Wilhelm. (DOB: 12.01.93 in Rosenheim/Oberbayern). (PleM, RkLZS, RkHS, R, GK). 20.01.14 entered the Heer (Inf.) and promo to Lt. (RDA 22.06.12). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe after disqualification from regular army service due to being diagnosed with rheumatism in his legs. 10.14 underwent aerial observer training. 28.10.14 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 25. 30.06.15 began pilot training with Fliegerschule Freiburg. 08.07.15 awarded the Ritterkreuz des Orden der Löwen von Zähringen mit Eichenlaub und Schwerter. 15.09.15 again trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 25. 08.09.16 trf to Kasta Metz. 28.09.16 trf to Jasta 7. 22.10.16 further training with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 10. 15.02.17 trf to Jasta 26. 17.05.17 trf to Jasta 27. 16.07.17 WIA. 18.08.17 promo to Oblt. 15.04.18 awarded Ritterkreuz des königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwerten. 02.06.18 awarded Pour le Mérite. 17.07.18 appt Kdr. Jagdgeschwaders I "Richtofen". 31.07.19 returned to the infantry and demobilized (18.03.20). 1919 became a test pilot and advisor in Denmark. 08.06.20 promo to acting Hptm. (RDA 11.03.20). 1920 became a pilot for Svenska Luftravik company in Stockholm (to 1921). 1922 joined the NSDAP. 1923 appt Oberster SA-Führer (to 1926?). 09.11.23 heavily wounded (allegedly struck in the groin by a chunk of concrete or stone during the shooting) during the "March to the Feldherrnhalle" in München - fled to Tirol then Rome, then Stockholm (during which he developed an addiction to the morphine used to suppress the pain of his injuries). 1924 worked again for Svenska Luftrafik and BMW. 01.09.25 began his first confinement at an asylum in Långbro/Sweden for treatment. 1927 returned to Germany. 18.12.31 promo to SA Gruppenführer. 01.01.33 promo to SA Obergruppenführer 30.01.33 appt Reichsminister without portfolio. 02.02.33 appt Reichskommissar für die Luftfahrt. 11.04.33 appt preussischer Ministerpräsident. 21.04.33 appt preussischer Innenminister. 26.04.33 founded the Gestapo. 27.04.33 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of acting Hptm. (from 11.03.20) and entrusted with the secret development of the Luftwaffe. 05.05.33 appt Reichsminister der Luftfahrt. 08.07.33 appt Reichsforst und Jägermeister. 31.08.33 appt acting Gen.d.Infanterie. 09.11.33 awarded the Blutorden of the NSDAP. 01.12.33 awarded the Golden Party Badge of the NSDAP. 06.34 played a key role in organizing the "Blood Purge" of the SA. 30.01.35 appt Reichsstatthalter in Preussen. 01.03.35 promo to Gen.d.Fl. and appt Chef des Reichsluftwaffe. 01.06.35 appt Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe (Ob.d.L.). 20.04.36 promo to Gen.Oberst. 18.10.36 appt Beauftragter für den Vierjahresplan. 04.02.38 promo to Generalfeldmarschall and appt Mitglied der Geheimen Kabinettrates. 30.08.39 appt Vorsitzender des Ministerates für den Reichsverteidigung. 30.09.39 awarded Ritterkreuz. 19.07.40 promo to Reichsmarshall and awarded the Grosskreuz zum Ritterkreuz. 23.04.45 on suspicion of treason, arrested on Hitler’s orders and relieved of all party and state positions, stricken from Hitler’s political testament and dismissed from the NSDAP. 08.05.45 into U.S. captivity. 01.10.46 sentenced to death by the International Military Tribunal at Nürnberg as “Principal War Criminal No. 1”. †15.10.46 committed suicide by taking poison several hours before he was scheduled to be executed. Remains cremated and scattered into the Contwentzbach stream (Isarwerkkanal?) in Munich. Credited with 22 victories in WWI. GÖRING, Karl-Wilhelm. (n.d.) Hptm., Offizier beim Stabe I./NJG 2. GÖRING, Peter. (DOB: 14.04.22 in Weissenfels/Saale). 30.08.41 Erg./JG 26 WIA - Bf 109 E-7 crashed vic Hazebrouck apparently due to pilot error. 13.10.41 Lt., Stab/JG 26 KIA - Bf 109 F-4 hit by return Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K fire from a Blenheim of 139 Sqdn. vic Hubersent/N France, 20 km SW of Boulogne-sur-Mer. Buried at Bourdon. Credited with one victory. Nephew of Hermann Göring. GÖRING, Rudolf. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GÖRING, Walter. 12.06.42 Lt., trf to Stab I./JG 2. 23.06.42 Lt., Stab I./JG 2 KIA - Fw 190 A-2 crashed near Triqueville vic Pont Audemer during a ferry flight, unknown cause. GORISCH, Ernst. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Oder). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). GORISCH, Ernst. (06.05.17). 08.08.40 Lt., 13./LG 1. 15.09.40 Lt., 13.(Z)/LG 1 KIA - Bf 110 C-3 shot down into the Channel by fighters. Buried at Bourdon. Credited with one victory. GORISCH, Karl. 12.42 Oblt., appt Offz. beim Stabe of 20. Flak-Div. (to 05.43). GÖRITZ, Emil. 28.11.42 Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.), trf from Luftgaukdo. Belg./Nordfr. to FFS A/B 118. GORKA, Werner. (DOB: 21.01.17). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.05.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Zugführer 3.(Flugm.Auswerte-u.Betr.-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 211. GÖRKE, Erwin. (DOB: 07.11.96). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GÖRKE, Fritz. 18.02.43 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 9 to Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII (to 26.03.43). 26.03.43 trf to Lg.Kdo. XVII for further assignment. GORKELIS, Martin. 23.03.42 Oblt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (M2+LL) hit by AA vic Chesilton, Portland/Dorset. GORLACH, Ferdinand. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., I./JG 54. GÖRLACH, Gerhard. (DOB: 23.02.21 in Gotha). 1944 Lt., 4./Erg.JGr. Ost. 15.10.44 Lt., 12./Erg.JG 1. 12.03.45 Lt., IV./JG 4. GÖRLICH, Werner. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., FFS Wiener Neustadt (RDA 01.11.39). GORLITZ, Erich. c.02.38 Lt., Kdt., Jagdstaffel 5 of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe. GÖRLITZ, Erich. (DOB: 17.02.18). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÖRLITZ, Fritz. 15.11.39 Lt., 4./Ln.Vers.Rgt. GÖRLITZ, Heinz. (DOB: 15.04.21). (W.B.K. Breslau III). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖRLT, Walter. 01.10.44 Lt., appt FlakFu of 26. Flak-Div. (to 15.02.45). GÖRNER, ? . 1944 Maj.?, Kdr. Fsch.Jäger-Div. Nachschubtruppen 5 (to 15.06.44?). GORNIK, Georg. (DOB: 19.06.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 07.09.43 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 124 unhurt - Ju 88 D-1 G2+LH). 29.01.44 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 124 POW - Ju 88 D-1 (G2+BH) lost force-landed near Schomba, S of Louchi. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GORNIKIEWICZ, Iwan. 01.08.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GÖRNNERT, Dr. Ing. Friedrich. (DOB: 18.03.07 in Karlsruhe). 1927-28 studied mathemtics, physics and chemistry at Heidelberg. 00.10.33 conferred with Dipl. Ing. 01.01.37 appt persönlicher Adj. des Generalfeldmarschall later Reichsmarschall Göring. 12.39 conferred with Dr. Ing. 01.04.40 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Ministerialrat. 01.01.44 promo to Ministerialdirigent. 00.00.47 released. †01.05.84 in Karlsruhe. GORNY, Walter. (DOB: 26.02.09 in Stettin). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 1941 pilot in II./JG 27. 1942-43 flight school instructor or staff. 28.06.43 Oblt., demobilized and left the Luftwaffe. GORONCY, Daniel. (DOB: 15.01.87). 01.08.42 air traffic control officer with Luftaufsichtswache Brandenburg, promo to Obstlt.(z.D.). 05.04.44 court-martialed and sentenced to 5 years confinement and loss of all rang for improperly handing over state secrets to unauthorized individuals. His name was stricken from the registry of Luftwaffe officers with effect from 21.04.44. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GORONCY, Günther. (DOB: 30.12.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GÖRRES, ? . 01.02.45 Oblt.(Kr.O.), Stab Höh.-Nafü 1/Luftflotte Reich. GÖRSCH, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 09.05.20). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GÖRSE, Otto. (DOB: 28.06.12). 21.05.41 Lt., 13. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 KIA vic Iráklion. GORTAT, Paul. (DOB: 29.05.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm., appt Chef Schülerkp. II./JG 102. GORTAN, Fritz. (Version #2: 28.01.42 Lt., 1./Aufkl.Gr. 121 MIA vic Rhodes.). 28.05.41 Lt., 2. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 lost to fighters over the Med - Crete. GÖRTLER, Horst. (DOB: 18.02.21 in Wallroda). (R, DKG). 1941 in St.G. 77. 12.10.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 29.04.43 Uffz., awarded DKG, 8./St.G. 2. 28.03.45 Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, Stab/SG 77. 1947 released from Russian captivity. †20.10.56 in a sportsplane crash. GÖRTZ, Fritz. 29.07.44 Maj., Kdr. Fsch.Flak-Abt. 5; subsequently KIA. GÖRTZ, Gerd (Gerhard). (DOB: 21.02.19 in Köln). 1943 in Nahaufklärungsstaffel Kroatien. Last rank: Oblt.d.R. (ex-Heer officer). GÖRTZ, Dr. Hermann. (DOB: 15.11.90 in Lübeck). Last rank: Maj. †23.05.47. Buried at Glencree/Ireland. GÖRTZ, Hermann. (DOB: 25.02.17). (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GÖRTZ, Hellmuth. (DOB: 07.08.11 in Schleusenau/Bromberg). (RE, DKG?). 08.33 began a career with the Polizei. 1934 Wachtmeister, with the Landespolizeigruppe “General Göring”. 1935 began training with the paratroops. 08.36 attended parachutist rifleman course at Fallschirmschule 1 in Stendal. 01.09.39 with 1./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 1940 Fw. in 1./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 24.05.40 Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 05.41 Lt., 3. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 07.43 Zugführer in 4./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 05.11.44 promo to Lt. 05.12.44 awarded the DKG? 03.45 Oblt. and Kp.-Führer in Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1/1. Fsch.Jg.Div., awarded the Eichenlaub. 01.04.45 appt Führer 4./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 30.04.45 Oblt., Chef 1./Fsch.Jg.Div., recommended for the award of the Eichenlaub. 01.05.45 promo to Oblt. 05.45 captured in Italy. †03.05.79 in Dinslaken. GOSART, M. von. 09.09.41 Oblt., 7./KG 1 WIA - Ju 88 A-5 vic Zaborovka. GOSCH, Erich. (DOB: 04.06.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GÖSCHEL, Otto. (DOB: 23.04.05). (W.B.K. Auerbach). 01.10.42 Fw.(d.R.), promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Bau-). GOSDA, Erich. (DOB: 10.05.11). (W.B.K. Deutsch Krone). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 01.03.43 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GOSE, Alfred. (DKG). 25.02.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 1./KG 40. c.05.44 Oblt., appt Staka 5./LG 1 (to 18.12.44 KIA - in Ju 88 S-3 shot down by a night fighter SE of Bocholt/NW Germany). GOSE, Otto. (DKG). 08.12.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.02.42 Lt., 1./KG 40 awarded the DKG. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 22.05.44 Hptm. and pilot with Erprobungsstelle für Funkmesstechnik, Werneuchen – killed in Fw 200 crash at Wenzlow near Brandenburg. GÖSER, Alwin. (DOB: 21.03.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÖSER, Gerhard. 10.44 Oblt., appt Ordnannz Offz. of 6. Fsch.Jg.-Div. (to 05.45). GÖSER, Rudolf. (DOB: 31.03.19). (W.B.K. Ulm). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÖSER, Wolfgang. 01.02.44 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt. and Jägerleit-Offz.. Stab II./Ln.Rgt. 211. GOSEWICH, Otto-Friedrich. 17.04.45 Oberstrichter, appt Lw.-Kdo. Richter/Lw.-Kdo. Kurland. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOSEWISCH, Walter. (DOB: 13.06.96 in Hannover). WWI served with the nachrichtentruppe. 26.08.14 entered the Heer. 20.07.17 promo to Lt.without patent. 31.07.20 promo to Oblt. 01.05.35 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe with a rank of Hptm. and assigned to Ln.-Schule Halle. 01.12.35 promo to Maj. 01.04.36 trf to RLM (Chef NVW). 01.04.37 concurrently appt acting Kdr. Ln.-LehrAbt., Greifswald. 01.03.38 appt Abt.-Chef beim Chef des Nachrichten-Verbindungswesens/RLM. 01.12.38 promo to Obstlt. 28.10.39 appt Chef d.Stabes/Chef Nachr.Verb.Wesens (Ob.d.L.) (to 24.11.41). 23.12.39 concurrently appt provisional Nafü/IV. Fliegerkorps. 01.12.40 promo to Oberst. 25.11.41 appt Nafü/X. Fliegerkorps. 09.07.42 appt Höh.Nafü/Luftflotte 5. 01.09.43 promo to Gen.Maj. (Ln.). 17.12.43 appt Höh.Nafü/Lw.-Kdo. Südost. 02.04.44 appt Chef d.Ln.Insp./OKL and concurrently Inspekteur Ln.-Geräte. (to 10.04.45). 11.04.45 appt Höh.Nafü/OKL (to 08.05.45). 27.06.47 released from U.S. custody. †06.03.73 in Hannover. GOSMANN, Bernhard. (DOB: 23.03.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOSODARIĆ, Franjo. 11.43 Satnik, Staka 13.(kroat)/KG 3. [Croatian national in Luftwaffe service] GOSPODAREK, Wilhelm. 21.12.41 Oblt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506 KIA - Ju 88 (S4+DL) crashed off Winterton-on-Sea in an apparent accident. GÖSSEL, Hans von. 05.41 Hptm., Sd.Kdo. Junck (out of KGr.z.b.V. 106?) flew the Ju 90 (GF+GA), exLufthansa (D-ADFJ) "Baden". GOSSEL, Paul. (DOB: 08.11.08). (W.B.K. Schwerin/Meckl.). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GOSSELAAR, Walter. (DOB: 27.10.07). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GOSSEN, Bernhard. (DOB: 13.03.21). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GOSSEN, Karl. (DOB: 14.02.05). 01.09.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Norwegen, promo to Maj. (W) (RDA 01.02.43). GOSSEN, Kurt. (DOB: 02.05.87). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GOSSLER, Alfred. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L.z.V./Bau-). GOSSMANN, ? . 05.41 Oblt., Kfz. Offz. II./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. GOSSMANN, Gerhard. (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GÖSSMANN, Karl. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm. (later demoted) GOSSMANN, Max. (DOB: 31.07.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOSSMANN, Max. 06.09.44 Hptm., appt (acting?) Kp.Chef Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XIII (to 20.09.44). [ same fellow as the other Max G.?] GÖSSMANN, Walter. 14.08.40 Oblt., appt Staka 5./KG 54 (to 1940?). GÖSSMANN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.01.16). 01.05.40 promo to Lt./A1. 11.03.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 MIA - Bf 110 C-5 (4U+SL) shot down by Spitfires of 234 Sqdn. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOSSNER, Dr. Max. (DOB: 25.08.94 in Weilheim). 1913 entered the Bayerischen Armee. WWI served with the Infanterie then with the Fliegertruppe as Lt. 05.18 lightly WIA. Postwar studied Agriculture at Weihenstephan. 01.08.32 RDA as Hptm. 1934 entered the clandestine Luftwaffe as a Hptm. 01.04.35 reactivated. 02.04.35 Hptm., b.d.Offz.z.b.V.d.R.d.L. attended Infanterie-Lehrgang Königsbrück (to 28.05.35). 00.38 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS A/B 3 (to 30.09.41). 00.38 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS A/B 71 (to 23.11.39). 01.02.41 promo to Oberst. 03.03.43 Oberst, trf from XIII. Fliegerkorps to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 01.05.43 in Führerreserve Ob.d.L., trf to RLM (General für den Personaleinsatz d.Lw.). 1951 returned to agriculture working as a civil servant, later returing as a Ministerialrat. †05.04.73 in Haar. Credited with 8 victories (WWI). GOSSOW, Günter. (DOB: 25.09.12). (W.B.K. München II). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GOSSOW, Heinz. (DOB: 23.11.17 in Piesteritz/Sachsen). (R, DKG). Winter 1941-42 joined 6./KG 3. 15.06.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 05.11.42 Fw., awarded DKG, II./KG 53. Summer 1943 volunteered to retrain as a fighter pilot. 22/23.09.43 Ofw., 7./JG 300. 1944 assigned to 1./JG 302 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K and later in 10./JG 301. 09.44 trf to 9./JG 301. 28.10.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 1./JG 302. 1945 in JG 7. Credited with 409 combat missions, of which c.340 in bombers, and 12 air victories. †01.01.88 in Wittenberg/Sachsen. GOSSRAU, Gerhard. (DOB: 25.11.11). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GOSSRAU, Karl-Siegfried. (DOB: 14.01.87 in Stuttgart). 05.08.07 entered the Heer. 27.01.09 promo to Lt. (RDA 28.01.07). WWI served in the infantry. 24.12.14 promo to Oblt. 18.08.16 promo to Hptm. 01.10.29 promo to Maj. 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Maj. and appt Referent in RLM. 01.11.33 promo to Obstlt. 25.08.34 appt Abt.-Chef LP II (Enlisted Personnel) in the Personalamt /RLM. 01.08.35 promo to Oberst. 01.03.38 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.04.38 appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L. (pending assignment) and ordered to Stab/kommandierenden General d.Lw. in Österreich. 05.04.38 admitted to the Gen.Stab d.Lw. 01.06.38 appt Wehrersatz-Inspekteur Niederdonau, Wien. 01.10.39 appt Wehrersatz-Inspekteur, Posen. 01.03.40 promo to Gen.Lt. 24.05.40 appt provisional Amtschef des Lw.-Verwaltungsamt (to 24.05.40). 30.05.40 appt permanent Chef des Lw.-Verwaltungsamt/RLM (to 07.08.43). 01.09.41 promo to Gen.d.Fl. 07.08.43 assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 13.12.43 ordered to RLM. 15.03.44 ordered to Feldluftgau-Kdos. Belgien-Nordfrankreich for temporary assignment (to 26.06.44). 30.06.44 admitted to Lw.–Kurzlazarett Wildbad. 08.12.44 ordered to Luftgau-Kdo. V for temporary duty. 31.12.44 retired. †27.11.72 in Stuttgart. GOSTA, Erich. 28.05.43 Oblt. and Beobachter in 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32, MIA in Hs 126 shot down by a fighter in the Kharkov-Belgorod area. GOSTISCHA, Fritz. see GOTISCHA, Fritz. GOSTZ, Walter. (DOB: 14.02.11). (W.B.K. Graz). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GÖTEL, Dr. Alfred. (DOB: 16.06.04). 30.09.43 Oblt., KIA - Crete. GOTH, Arnold. 11.02.45 Flieger-Hauptnautiker with Navigationsschule d.Lw. Straussberg. GOTH, Bernhard. (DOB: 24.08.07). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GÖTH, Georg. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GOTHAN, Ernst. 03.11.39 Hptm., Aufkl.Gr. 122 and concurrently with Ln.Kp./Flughafenbereichs Goslar. trf to IV./Ln.Rgt. 1. .01.01.42 Hptm., Kdr. III./Ln.-Rgt. 35. 01.04.42 promo to Maj.(Ln.). 11.42 Kdr. III./Ln.Rgt. 2. GOTHAN, Horst. 12(13?).06.41 Lt.z.S., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (S4+GH) lost to unknown cause during recon over the North Sea. GOTHE, Adelbert. (DOB: 11.12.11). (W.B.K. Köln I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. GÖTHE, Willi. 23.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Fl.Pl.Kdo. 4/XI to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 35/XI. GOTISCHA, Fritz. 15.11.42 Maj.(Erg.O./Flak), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen (previously with Res.Flak-Abt. I/32) to Stab/Flakbrigade XIV. 20.03.43 Maj., trf from Stab/Flak-Brig. XIV to Stab/14. Lw.-Felddivision. 16.08.43 Maj. in Stab/14. Lw.-Felddivision, appt Kdr. IV./Art.Rgt. 14 (L). GÖTKE, ? . 1944 Oberinspektor IVa Stab/ Fsch.Pi.Btl. 2. GÖTSCH, Fritz. (DOB: 19.03.05). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GÖTSCH, Reinhard. (DOB: 04.03.14). (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GÖTSCH, Richard. (DOB: 05.10.94). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GÖTSCHE, Dr.(med.). Hans-Ulrich. (W.B.K. Plauen). 01.09.41 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GOTSCHLING, Ludwig. 18.03.43 Lt., 10./JG 1 MIA - Fw 190 A-4 (White 9 + •) in combat with B-17s 120 km N of Franeker. GOTSHAUSEN, Friedrich W. Freiherr von. (DOB: 18.10.07). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOTT, Walter. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GOTTA, Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.09.94). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GOTTANKA, Siegfried. 16.06.37 Lt., A/88 KIA - shot vic Miravalles/Spain. [Version #2: 16.06.37 Lt., 1.(Aufkl.Gr. 125 (1.form.) KIA - He 45 (50+??) in a fatal training flight accident.] GÖTTE, Richard. 01.10.37 Lt., Adj. II.(le.) Flak-Abt. Rgt. General Göring. 01.08.39 promo to Oblt./A2. 01.08.39 Oblt., in II./Rgt. General Göring. 21.05.41 Oblt., Chef 10. Btr./Flak-Lehr-Rgt. MIA? - with 1. le.Schiffstaffel near Crete. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GÖTTE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 11.08.15). 01.09.39 Oblt., in Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 20.05.41 Oblt., Chef 7. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 KIA. GÖTTEL, Arthur. (W.B.K. Oppeln). 03.41 Hptm., trf from le.Res.Flak-Battr. 158 (Eis.) to FlakErs.Abt. 37. 14.11.42 Hptm.(d.L./Flak), appt provisional then permanent Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 954 (to 10.09.43). 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. III area, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). 10.09.43 Maj., appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 539. GÖTTER, Wilhelm. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GÖTTERT, Erwin. (DOB: 25.10.14). 01.12.38 promo to Lt./A1. (n.d.) with 4./JG 52. 20.08.44 Lt., 8./JG 3. 02.11.44 Lt., 8./JG 3 KIA - Bf 109 G-14 (Blue 7 + - ) shot down S of Dessau. Credited with one victory. GÖTTERT, Waldemar. (DOB: 12.11.05 in Frankfurt/Main). 12.43 Techn.Offz. in II./JG 301. (n.d.) with 4. and 5./JG 301. 21.03.44 Lt., 5./JG 301 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 as a result of ground contact vic Seyring. GOTTFRIED, Hans. 01.01.45 Oblt., 4./JG 1 KIA - Fw 190 A-8 (Red 8) S of Breda/Holland. No known grave. GOTTFRIED, Kayl. 29.10.44 Oblt., Staka 13./JG 53 KIA - Bf 109 G-14 (White 1 ) lost to fighters in the area of Karlsruhe. GOTTFRIEDSEN, Hans. (DOB: 21.02.08). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GOTTGETREU, Friedrich-Karl. (DOB: 18.12.20). 1943 ordered to Salonika-Sedes in Greece for reconnaissance training. 1943 in 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. (Ing.). 03.44 trf from 12./KG 51 to 11./KG 2. 09.44 Oblt., trf to 2./KG 101. 1945 at JG 108. GÖTTHANS, Dr. (med.) Konrad. (W.B.K. Wien III). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). (RDA 01.02.43). GOTTHARDT, Cuno. (DKG). 20.06.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 26.07.41 Oblt., Staka Erp.St./KG 30 (to 28.03.42 WIA). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 28.03.42 Hptm. and Staka Ep.St./KG 30, WIA - by PQ 18 shipboard AA fire and force-landed at Kinnarodden 13 km NW of Mehamn/Norway- Ju 88 A-5 (4D+HA) [ Version #2: ditched in Sandfjord, 60 km N of Stavanger]. 04.42 Hptm., appt Staka 10./KG 30 (to 06.42). 07.02.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, Stab/KG 30. 14.06.44 Hptm. in Stab/NJG 5, WIA - crashed vicinity of Grossenbrode/Ostholstein. GOTTHARDT, Georg. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt. (Ing.). GOTTHARDT, Harald. (DOB: 19.10.19). 01.08.43 in Flakbatterie z.b.V. 1560, promo to Oblt. (RDA as 01.08.42). 20.04.45 in Flak-Rgt. 78, promo to Hptm. GOTTHARDT, Otto. (DOB: 19.08.13). 01.09.36 promo to Lt. 01.06.39 promo to Oblt. 1940 trf to I./KG 30 then III./KG 30. 1941 appt Techn.Offz. with KG 30. 1941/42 appt Staka Erp.St./KG 30. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 1942-43 with Stab/KG 30. 1944 with Stab/1.Jagd-Div. 01.08.44 attended the 1. Jäger Lehrgang at LKS Gatow. (to 31.08.44). 1944 trf to I./NJG 5. 1944 FrontfliegerSammelgruppe Quedlinburg. 27.03.45 attended NS-Führungsschule II (to 09.04.45). GOTTHOLD, ? . 28.08.44 Oblt., Jasta/Führer Kurier St. Credited with one victory. GÖTTIG, Paul. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖTTING, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 09.01.21). (W.B.K. Schwerin/Meckl.). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GOTTINGER, Max. (DOB: 18.09.13). (W.B.K. Passau). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 02.07.43 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 KIA - Ju 88 D-1 due to engine failure in the area of Kerch Ochamchira. GÖTTL, Max. (DOB: 22.09.92). 1943-44 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GÖTTLE, Franz. (DOB: 03.05.20 in Ulm). Late 1944 Lt., JG 102. 1945 Lt., Erg.JG 1. 31.03.45 arrived at JG 26. 20.04.45 Lt., 1./JG 26 KIA - Fw 190 D-9 shot down by friendly naval AA, drowned in an attempt to land at Wismar a/f. GOTTLIEB, ? . 05.09.42 Oblt. in 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. GOTTLIEB, Kurt. (DOB: 11.03.13). 01.08.43 Oblt. in JG 77, promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.01.43). GÖTTLING, Hans-Dieter. (DOB: 17.06.13). (W.B.K. Glatz). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Flak). GOTTLOB, Heinrich. (DOB: 13.12.09). 1929 entered the military. 09.40 with 6./JG 26. 06.09.40 Ofw., 7./JG 26. 16.06.41 Oblt., in 1./JG 26 (to 25.06.41). 25.06.41 Oblt., 1./JG 26 WIA – Bf 109 E7 shot down by a Spitfire and crashed near Hardinghen, east of Marquise in the Pas de Calais - with severe head and facial wounds - never returned to combat). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). Credited with 6 victories. †22.08.78. GÖTTMANN, Dr. Adolf. (DOB: 22.08.98). (n.d.) Fl.Oberst-Ing. GÖTTMANN, Ernst. (DOB: 14.07.98). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GÖTTMANN, Leonhard. (DOB: 01.05.16). (n.d.) 2./JG 77. 29.05.40 Lt., 7./JG 3. 07.06.40 Lt., 7./JG 3. 24.08.40 Oblt., III./JG 3. 09.40 Oblt., in Stab III./JG 3 (to 07.09.40). 07.09.40 Lt., 7./JG 3 KIA crashed into the Thames Estuary (Bf 109 E-4). Credited with 4 victories. GÖTTSCH, Hans. (DOB: 17.11.15 in Schmalensee/Holstein). (DKG). 29.12.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 14.04.42 Oblt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11 awarded the DKG. GOTTSCHALK, ? . 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Tatzelwurn"/ Jagdfliegerführer Schlesien. GOTTSCHALK, ? . 08.05.45 Maj., Chef Horst Kp./ Fl.H.Kdtr. 101/XI (Aalborg-West). GOTTSCHALK, Gerhard. (DOB: 21.08.17). 01.07.43 Oblt. with Offiziere z.b.V. Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat) (previously in 1./Bordfl.Gr. 196), trf from Kriegsmarine control to Luftwaffe control. 07.43 Oblt., appt Staka 1./Bordfl.Gr. 196 (to 09.43). 01.05.44 promo to Hptm. 06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 2./Bordfl.Gr. 196 (to 20.04.45). GOTTSCHALK, Dr.(med.) Hans-Joachim. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.07.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GOTTSCHALK, Karl. 01.10.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Wehrbezirkskdo. Bochum. GOTTSCHALK, Karl. 24.06.42 Hptm.(z.V.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. XI to Lg.Kdo. XI. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(z.V./Fl.). GOTTSCHALK, Max. (DOB: 07.03.03). (W.B.K. Bernau bei Berlin). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Chef NVW/RLM, released from active military service and reemployed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). GOTTSCHALK, Reinhold. (DOB: 06.01.09). 01.08.40 promo to Hptm. 01.02.41 Hptm., Staka 1./KG 28, MIA - shot down by naval AA fire after strafing fishing boats, crashed 4 miles off Treen, Cornwall. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOTTSCHALK, W. 26.05.40 Oblt. in Stabs-St./KG 55, severely WIA during an attack by French fighters of GC I/5 near Vouziers - He 111 P . [could be Walter Gottschalk] GOTTSCHALK, Walter. 02.04.42 Oblt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOTTSCHALK (GOTTESCHALK?), Walter. (DOB: 10.09.16). (W.B.K. Giessen). 12.40 Nachr. Offz. of a Geschwader and concurrently Chef of the Ln.Kp. 02.04.42 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 02.06.42 appt Kp.Chef (to 29.07.42). 30.07.42 appt acting Abt. Kdr. II./Ln.Vers.Rgt. (to 02.06.43). 31.05.43 in 6./Ln.-Versuchs-Rgt., trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 06.43 trf to Stab/Gen.d. Nachrichtentruppe (to 10.44?). 01.06.44 appt Gruppenleiter 1/II. 01.09.44 promo to Maj.(Tr.O./Ln.). (n.d.) ordered to 6. Kriegslehrgang at the Luftkriegsakademie. GOTTSCHALK, Werner. (DOB: 17.04.20). (W.B.K. Goslar). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GOTTSCHALK, Werner. (DOB: 21.12.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOTTSCHALK, Willy. (DOB: 05.04.94). (W.B.K. Schleswig). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GOTTSCHALL, Klaus. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. GOTTSCHALT (GOTTSCHALK?), S. (Siegfried?). 02(03?).09.40 Oblt., Stafü 2./ZG 2, POW - Bf 110 C-4 (3M+BK) shot down by 222 Sqdn., crashed at sea 2 km NW of Reculver; rescued by motorboat - arm broken. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GÖTTSCHE, Bodo. (DOB: 28.02.19). (DKG). 05.41 Oblt., Nachr. Offz. Stab/Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. 01.01.44 appt (acting?) Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 9 (to 01.02.44). (n.d.) Hptm. (Tr.O.) (Ln.), KIA. 01.01.45 awarded DKG, Kdr. Fsch. AA 12. GÖTTSCHE, Bodo. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm. †11.08.44. GOTTSCHICK, Konrad. 01.02.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Offz.z.b.V. 2.(Fernspr. -u.Fernschr.-Betr.-Personal-Kp.)/Lg.Nachr.Abt. 5. GOTTSCHILD, Wilhelm. (DOB: 17.09.17). (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GOTTSCHLING, Ernst. (W.B.K. Wohlau). 01.08.43as recommended by Luftgaukdo. III, promo to Maj. (z.V./Fl.). GOTTSCHLING, Franz. 10.05.40 Lt., 4./KG 54 damaged, - He 111 P emergency landing vic Varrelbusch - shot up. 19.05.40 Lt., 4./KG 54 POW - He 111 P lost to fighters SE of Lille. 01.07.41 promo to Oblt. GOTTSCHLING, Kurt. (DOB: 24.10.87). 05.10.39 Obstlt., Kdr. III./Ln.-Rgt. 1, appt Koluft/Heeresgruppe A. 01.12.40 promo to Oberst (Ln.). 15.04.41 appt Nafü/Luftgaustab z.b.V. 20. 25.08.42 Oberst, Nafü/Luftgaustab z.b.V. 20, trf to Nachrichtenkommandantur Frankfurt/M. 01.45 Oberst (Ln.), released from active service. GOTTSCHLING, Ludwig. (DOB: 09.05.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 18.03.43 Lt., 10./JG 1 MIA Fw 190 A-4 (White 9 + O) crashed into the North Sea after combat with B-17s. No known grave. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOTTSCHLING, Paul. (DOB: 10.11.00). (i.G.). 11.10.18 entered service with the Heer (Nachrichtentruppe). 15.09.33 Generalstab training in Vienna. c. 02.38 Oblt., Referent /Kommando der Luftstreitkräfte (in the Austrian Air Force). 13.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe. Certified fluent in Italian. 20.04.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. and appt Ia/Genst.d.Lw.Kdo. in Österreich. 11.07.38 ordered temporary duty to Grosse KFS Tutow for bomber Beobachter training (to 30.07.38). 01.02.39 appt Ia in Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Ostmark. 18.03.39 appt Ia in Stab/Luftflotte 4. 19.07.40 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered temporary duty to FFS C Wiener-Neustadt for pilot training (to 16.10.40). 17.10.40 ordered temporary duty as Ia in Stab/Verbindungskdo. Italien (to 19.01.41). 20.01.41 ordered temporary duty to FFS C Wiener-Neustadt for further pilot training (to 21.02.41). 22.02.41 ordered temporary duty to Verbindungsstab d.Lw. with Italuft (Rome) (to 30.04.41). 01.05.41 appt Ia in Verbindungsstab d.Lw. with Italuft. 08.05.42 appt Chef d.Stabes/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. beim Oberkdo.d.königl.ital.Luftwaffe (to 04.08.43). 01.01.43 promo to Oberst. 05.08.43 appt Chef d.Stabes/Feld-Luftgaukdo. XXVIII (to 10.44?). c.28.10.44 Oberst, appt Chef d.Genst./Komm.Gen.d.dtsch.Lw. in Italien (to 12.44? 29.03.45?). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GOTTSCHOL, Heinrich. (DOB: 22.01.13 in Berlin Neuköln). 01.09.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.02.42 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Zugführer with Ers.Flakscheinw.-Abt. 259. 1942 appt Zugführer with Ers.Flakscheinw.-Abt. III/25. 1943 appt Nachr.Offz. Flak-Rgt. 50 (mot). 1943 appt Zugführer 4./Flak-Abt. 584. 1944 appt Nachr.Offz. with Flak-Abt. 770. 1944 appt Zugführer with 3./Flakscheinw.-Abt. 584. 1944 appt Gerät-Offz. 5./schw. Flak-Abt. 647. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef Heimat-FlakBttr. 33/XI. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef of an Italian Battery in the East. 01.01.45 promo to Oblt. 1945 appt Bttr.Chef le.Heimat-Flak-Bttr. 49/XI. 1945 appt Nachr.Offz. with Flak-Rgt. 51. 1945 appt Gerät-Offz. 8./schw.Flak-Abt. 647. GOTTSMANN, Dr.(med.) Eduard. (W.B.K. Würzburg). 01.11.42 promo to Oberfeldarzt (d.R.). GOTTUCK, Hans. (DOB: 23.03.17 in Lötzen). 10.43 Staka 10./JG 301. 18/19.10.43 Oblt., Stab II./JG 301. 01.11.43 Oblt., appt Staka 4./JG 302. 25/26.11.43 Oblt., Staka 4./JG 302 WIA badly - struck his head on the elevator when he bailed out of his Fw 190 A-5U2/N crashed 5 km S of Bremen. 27.11.43 Oblt. and Staka 4./JG 302 WIA, Fw 190 A-5 shot down by British a/c and crashed S of Bremen. 06.44 Staka 9./JG 300. 19.07.44 Oblt., 9./JG 300 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 1) after combat with a P-51 vic Wolfratshausen. 17.12.44 Hptm., in Stab III./JG 300. 09.02.45 Oblt., 9./JG 300 WIA - Bf 109 G-10 in combat vic Belzig. 02.45 in IV./Erg.JG 2. 1945 Hptm. in JG 7. 1962 still alive. Credited with 7 victories. GOTTWALD, Alfons. (DOB: 27.08.08). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GOTTWALD(T?), Alfred. (W.B.K. Königsberg I). 1942 Maj., Kdr. Ln.-Betr.Abt. z.b.V. 16 (to c.08.43). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 10.08.43 Maj., appt provisional Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 205 (order rescinded?). 11.09.43 Maj.(d.R.), Chef 1./Ln.Betr.Abt.z.b.V. 16. 01.10.43 appt acting Nafü/Koflug 1/VII. GOTTWALD, Ernst. (DOB: 13.09.05). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOTTWALD, Gerhard. (DOB: 05.09.10). (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GOTTWALD, Gerlach. 03.05.41 Lt., 1./KGr. 806 WIA - POW - lost during raid on Liverpool. GOTTWALD, Johannes. (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in Flak-Ers.Abt. 12, trf to OKW (Wa J Rü – WuG). 01.05.43 attached to Heereswaffenamt, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GOTTWALD, Josef. 01.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Rgt. 32 to Lw.-Führungsstab Ia. GOTTWALD, Karl. (DOB: 29.09.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GOTTWALD, Gerhard. (DOB: 05.09.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1943 Hptm. (Ln.) in Ln.Zug/17. Lw.-Feld-Div. GOTTWALD, Siegfried. (SDOB: 16.11.12). (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖTZ,

? . (n.d.) Lt., with Wekust 26.

GÖTZ, Adolf-Friedrich von. 26.08.40 Oblt., in 1./JG 2. 07.09.40 Oblt., 1./JG 2 POW – Bf 109 E-4 (White 8) force-landed near St. Radegund’s Abbey due to engine failure. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. Credited with 2 victories. GOTZ, Dr. ? . 12.44 Stabsarzt, trf to IVb Chir.Gr./II. Fallschirmkorps. GÖTZ, Adolf-Friedrich von. 07.09.40 Oblt., 1./JG 2 POW - Bf 109 E-4 (White 8) forced landing at St. Radegund's Abbey due to a technical problem. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GÖTZ, Albert. 06.07.43 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 D-1 (4U+NK) due to motor damage at Tatoi a/f. GÖTZ, Emil. (DOB: 28.05.18 in Teplitz-Schönau). 1944 Lt., St. Offz. 5./JG 1. 22.04.44 WIA. GÖTZ, Erich. (DOB: 0.11.12). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.12.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(/Fl.). GÖTZ, Ernst. (n.d.) employed as a teacher in Salzburg. (n.d.) Lt. unit type unspecified. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖTZ, Ernst. (DOB: 05.12.20). (W.B.K. Amberg). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÖTZ, Franz (“Altvater”). (DOB: 28.01.13 in Obertsrot near Rastatt in Baden). (W.B.K. Wiesbaden). (R, DKG). 1935 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 03.40 with 7./JG 53. 14.05.40 Ofw., 7./JG 53. 09.06.40 Ofw., 7./JG 53. 17.09.40 Oblt., appt Staka 9./JG 53 (to 10.42). 14.11.40 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.05.41 Oblt., 9./JG 53. 15.10.41 Oblt., awarded DKG, 9./JG 53. 25.11.41 Oblt., Staka 9./JG 53. 04.09.42 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 9./JG 53. 11.42 appt Kdr. III./JG 53 (to 28.01.45). 10.42 appt Kdr. III./JG 53 (to 17.01.45). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 17.04.43 Hptm., Stab III./JG 53. 10.05.43 Hptm., Kdr. III./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 G force-landed at Castelvetrano after combat with bombers. 11.05.43 Hptm., Stab III./JG 53. 05.07.43 Hptm., Kdr. III./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 force-landed S of Lentini due to engine failure. 02.12.43 Maj., III./JG 53. 01.01.44 promo to Maj. 12.04.44 Maj., Stab III./JG 53. 15.08.44 Maj., Stab III./JG 53. 28.01.45 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 26 (to 07.05.45). Credited with 766 combat missions and 63 air victories. 31.03.69 retired from the Bundeswehr as a Oberst. †04.05.80 in Schaffenburg/Bayern. GÖTZ, Friedrich. (DOB: 04.04.96). (W.B.K. Karlsruhe). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GÖTZ, Friedrich. 04.01.43 Hptm.(d.L.), Chef Ldssch.Kp.d.Lw. 3/XIII. GÖTZ, Georg. 23.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) at BFS 7, trf to IV./KG 3. 22.07.43 Oblt., 1./KG 3 MIA - Ju 88 A4 (5K+AH) lost in Pl.Qu. 88254, cause unknown. GÖTZ, Gerald. (n.d.) Oblt., 1./ZG 1 POW - Bf 110 C-4 (3M+AH) shot down by 609 Sqdn. Spitfire - a typo? ZG 2? GÖTZ, Gerhard. 03.40 Oblt., appt Staka 3./ZG 2 (to 25.07.40). 08.40 Oblt., appt Staka 1./ZG 2 (to 05.08.40 WIA POW - Bf 110 C-4 (3M+KM) apparently shot down by 609 Sqdn. vic Creech Barrow near Wareham). GÖTZ, Hans. (02.06.19 in Stuttgart). (R, DKG). 01.40 in 2./JG 54. 25.06.41 Lt., in 1./JG 54. 10.11.41 Lt., 1./JG 54 awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.01.42 Lt., 1./JG 54. 14.03.42 Lt., 1./JG 54. 05.42 promo to Lt.? 30.05.42 Oblt., 1./JG 54. 02.07.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 1./JG 54. 02.09.42 Oblt., 1./JG 54. 23.12.42 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 2./JG 54. 13.01.43 Oblt., with 2./JG 54. 22.02.43 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 54 (to 04.08.43). 01.04.43 Oblt., 2./JG 54. 02.08.43 appt acting Kdr. I./JG 54 (to 01.08.43). 04.08.43 Oblt., Staka 2./JG 54 KIA – Fw 190 A-5 (Black 2) lost orientation and dove into a woods near Karachev during an attack on a Russian Il-2. Credited with over 600 combat missions and 82 air victories. Posthumously promo to Hptm. GÖTZ, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 03.12.13). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.08.40 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖTZ, Heinrich. (W.B.K. Brieg). 01.07.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). GÖTZ, Dr.(med.) Heinz. (DOB: 02.01.08). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.09.43 promo to Ass.Arzt/San. (Kr.O.). GOTZ, Dr. (med.) Helmut. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. GOTZ, Heribert. (DOB: 16.07.43). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GÖTZ, Hermann. 24.04.44 Oblt., appt Ic of Flak-Brigade VIII. (to 15.02.45). GÖTZ, Horst. (DKG). (DOB: 1911). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 1933? hired by Telefunken. 1939 entered the Luftwaffe, flying many bomber missions. 01.11.40 adjusted RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 1942 assigned to Versuchsstelle für Höhenflüge. 25.03.43 Oblt., awarded DKG, 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 100. 02.44 Oblt., Staka 1./Versuchsverband Ob.d.L. 07.44 Oblt., Leiter Sonderkdo. Götz (to 09.44). 28.08.44 Oblt., his Ar 234 B (T9+LH) crashed-landed at Oranienburg due to friendly fire then collided with an Fw 190. c.01.10.44 Hptm., appt Führer Sonderkdo. Sperling (to 03.45). 22.02.45 Hptm., appt Staka 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 (to 08.05.45) c.1944-45 Oblt., Staka Aufkl.Kdo. Brandenburg. GÖTZ, Karl. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm.(d.R.). 01.45 Hptm. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 219/XI (Kirchhellen). GÖTZ, Karl. (DOB: 20.03.01). (W.B.K. Ehingen). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖTZ, Otto. (DOB: 31.01.83). 01.11.41 Kdr. II./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. Belgien-Nordfrankreich, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 31.08.44 released from service. GÖTZ, Otto. (DOB: 22.02.14). (W.B.K. Grimma). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. GÖTZ, Peter. 23.06.42 Oblt. and Chef Nachr.Kp./ZG 1. 01.06.43 in Ln.-Kp./ZG 1, promo to Hptm. (Ln.). GÖTZ, Walter. (DOB: 18.11.07). (W.B.K. Stuttgart I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÖTZ, Werner. 22.12.43 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 MIA - Ju 88 D-1 (4U+UH) lost over the Tyrrhenian Sea. GÖTZ, Wolfgang. (DOB: 15.04.18). (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GÖTZE, Alfred. 01.05.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Dortmund, appt Kdr. Wehrbezirk Hamburg V. 01.06.42 promo to Oberst. GÖTZE, Friedrich. (DOB: 18.11.16). (W.B.K. Fürth). 01.10.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÖTZE, Günter. (DOB: 22.11.14). 1939 with 2./JG 20. 01.11.40 promo to Oblt. Early 1942 4./Erg.JGr. Ost. 1942-43 in I./JG 54. 25.08.42 Oblt., 3./JG 54. 09.11.42 Oblt., 3./JG 54. 29.01.43 Oblt., 3./JG 54. 01.02.43 MIA – Fw 190 A-4 (Yellow 4) shot down by AA fire near Schlisselburg (Schlüsselburg ?)/E of Leningrad (Fw 190 A-4). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 8 victories. GÖTZE, Günther. 01.07.39 Hptm., Wehrmachtfürsorge-Offizier Erfurt. 01.01.43 with Wehrmachtfürsorge-u.Versorgungsamt Erfurt, promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). GÖTZE, Hans-Karl. (DOB: 06.05.18 in Meerane/Sax.). 1935 attended a textile trade school. 01.01.42 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Zugführer in 8./Ln.Rgt. 22. 1944 appt Maj.beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.Rgt. 22. 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. 1945 attended the NS-Führungslehrgang at Grüngräben. GÖTZE, Heinz,. (DOB: 08.08.12). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GÖTZE, Dr. (med.) Hermann. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main II). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt. GÖTZE, Joachim von. 01.05.44 promo to Maj.d.R. 08.02.45 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 638. GÖTZE, Karl. 02.10.43 Oblt., 8./JG 11 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 8 +I) during combat vic Windmundhafen (?). GÖTZE, Karl. (DOB: 20.02.13 in Ludwigslust/Mecklenburg). (i.G.). (R). 09.10.33 entered service with the Polizei. 01.08.35 (01.04.35?) trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe and ordered to LKS Berlin-Eiche for officer training. 01.10.35 Battr.-Offz. in I./Flak-Rgt. 3 and then I./Flak-Rgt. 19. 01.10.37 appt Adjutant in I./Flak-Rgt. 74 and then III./Flak-Rgt. 64. 01.10.38 promo to Oblt. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from III./Flak-Rgt. 64 to I./Flak-Abt. 37 and appt Battr.-Chef. 19.07.40 promo to Hptm. 21.07.40 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Chef 1./Flak-Rgt. 37 (mot). 15.10.40 appt Adjutant in Stab/Flak-Brig. IV. 01.08.41 appt Ia op 2 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XI. 01.11.42 Hptm., appt Ia/Luftgaukdo. XI (or VIII?). 01.03.43 Ia in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XI, promo to Maj. and trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. (did not attend the Luftkriegsakademie). 01.03.43 promo to Maj. and trf from Stab/Luftgaukdo. XI to Stab/8. Flakdivision and appt Ia. c.01.02.44 ordered temporary duty as Ia/7. Flak-Div. (to 07.44). 08.44 with Stab/Komm.Gen.d.Lw. Dänemark. 16.08.44 Maj., appt Ia/1. Flakdivision. 01.45 attached to Stab II./Flakkorps. 03.45 in RLM pool. (n.d.) retired from the Bundeswehr as an Oberst. †10.08.87 in Hervel/Westfalen. GÖTZE, Rudolf. (DOB: 05.07.11) (W.B.K. Stralsund). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.06.42). 1944 Hptm., Staka 8./TG 4. 1944 Hptm., Staka Seetransportstaffel 1 (to 02.45). GÖTZE, Rudolf. (DOB: 25.10.98). 02.45 Hptm. (Kr.O.) in Flak-Rgt. 112 (E). GÖTZE, Walter. (DOB: 11.03.18). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Oder). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GÖTZE, Werner. (DOB: 04.08.22). (n.d.) with V./LG 1. 01.12.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 26.08.44 Lt., 3./NJG 3. Credited with 6 day and 3 night victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÖTZE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 29.11.96). 28.05.42 Maj., trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. VII to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Moskau. 01.07.42 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. Moskau, promo to Obstlt. 19.04.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV, ordered to Stab/Lg.Kdo. I for temporary duty. 09.07.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV, trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Holland. 12.05.45 selected for promo to Oberst with effect from 01.07.45. GÖTZEL, Hermann. (DOB: 28.10.05). (DKS). 01.10.37 Hptm., MG- Offz. Stab Rgt. General Göring. 26.05.40 Maj., appt Ib/7. Fliegerdivision. 05.41 Hptm., Chef 14. Kp.(Rest)/Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2. 01.04.43 in Stab/7. Fliegerdivision, promo to Obstlt. 15.06.43 appt Ib/1. Fallsch.Div. 20.03.44 Obstlt., Stab unspecified Fl.Korps, awarded the DKS. 01.07.44 appt provisional O.Qu./Fallschirm-AOK 1. 01.10.44 promo to Oberst. 15.02.45 named from provisional to permanent O.Qu./Fallschirm-AOK 1. GÖTZELT, Richard-Karl. (DOB: 12.12.18). 01.12.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.06.42 promo to Lt. (n.d.) appt Kp.Chef 13./Ln.Schule Halle. GÖTZELT, Rudolf. (DOB: 23.06.05). (W.B.K. Markredwitz). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GOTZEN, Robert. (DOB: 12.04.04). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 1. (Auswerte-u.Betriebs-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 248. GÖTZFRIED, Franz. 05.07.43 Oblt., 1./St.G. 2 WIA - Ju 87 D-3 hit by AA in Pl.Qu. 6116. 27.08.44 Oblt., 10./SG 2 POW - Fw 190 F-8 (SQ+JO) shot down behind Russian lines. GÖTZMANN, Willi. 19.10.41 Oblt., Staka 1.(Erg)/Erg Gr./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 crashed vic Saloniki. GOUDSCHAAL, Heinrich. (W.B.K. Aurich/Ostfriesland). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). GOUJET, Leo. (DOB: 23.03.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GOUTIER, Werner. 14.04.41 Hptm. and observer in 9./KG 40 POW in He 111 (3N+HL) shot down into the sea off St. Catherine’s Point/Isle of Wight by a trawler during a dawn attack on shipping. GOWARSCH, Heinrich. 27.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 19 to Luftgaukdo. VIII. GOY, Rudolf. 19.07.38 Lt., in Spain with 3. J/88 of the Condor Legion. 23.09.38 Lt., with 3. J/88. 01.05.39 Oblt., appt Staka 5./JG 53 (to 07.40). 30.09.39 Oblt., 5./JG 53. 27.05.40 Oblt., 5./JG 53. 10.09.40 Hptm., appt Staka 1./JFS 5 (to 00.41). 00.41 Hptm., appt Gruppenleiter in Jagdfliegervorschule 2 (to 01.12.41). 09.02.43 trf from JG 54 to Stab/Jagdfliegerführer 3. 01.04.44 promo to Maj. 07.08.44 MIA. Credited with about 4 victories including 3 in Spain. GRAAP, Ernst. 03.04.43 Maj. d.R. (Ln.) with Stab/Ln.-RV-Abt. z.b.V. 2, trf to Stab Nafü/Dt.Lw.Mission in Bulgarien. GRÄB, Alfred. (DOB: 12.05.13 in Calw). 02.45 Lt., 14./JG 53. GRAB, Oskar. (DOB: 18.11.19). (W.B.K. Lörrach). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. GRAB, Dr.(med.) Willi. (DOB: 06.06.16). (W.B.K. Heidelberg). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (RDA 01.07.43). GRABANDT, Erich. (DOB: 04.10.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRABARITSCH, Leopold. 01.06 41 promo to Obstlt. 13.10.43 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 10/VI. 21.06.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 8/VIII? 01.11.44 Kdt. Koflug 8/VIII (should be Fl.H.Kdtr. 8/VIII?), promo to Oberst. GRABAU, Ludwig. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Lg.Kdo. IV. 01.08.42 in OKW (W.Pr.III), promo to Oberst. 13.07.43 in OKW (Abt. Ausland), trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III. GRABBE, Karl. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef 8. (Telegrafenbau-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. (mot) 14. GRABE, Curt. 01.08.41 promo to Oberst. 01.04.42 trf from Ob.d.L. pool to Kdo.d.Unter-Offz.Schulen d.Lw. GRÄBE, Martin. (DOB: 28.05.22). (W.B.K. Wuppertal). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRABENTHIN, Hans Albert Wilhelm. (DOB: 20.09.22). 15.02.45 Lt., 1./JG 11 MIA - Fw 190 A-9 (White 12) combat in Lebus area, crashed at Tümpel near Zeschdorf, 12 km NW of Frankfurt/Oder. 1996 remains recovered. Buried at Lietzen. GRABER, Friedrich. (DOB: 19.09.06). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRABER, Heinz. (DOB: 09.03.12 in Berlin). (R, DKG). 14.01.32 joined the NSDAP and the SA. 01.07.37 Hundertschaftsführer, instructor with NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang. 06.40 trf from the Infanterie to the Luftwaffe. 20.10.41 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. c.04.42 appt Staka 7./St.G. 2. 19.03.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 7./St.G. 2. 19.06.42 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Stafü 7./St.G. 2. 30.01.43 Lt., Staka 7./St.G. 2 KIA near Vasilkovo/Russia. Credited with 10 aerial victories, destroyed 19 tanks, 2 armored trains, 18 AA batteries in over 500 missions. GRÄBER, Oskar. (W.B.K. Ludwigsburg). 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. VI area, promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRÄBERT, ? . Lt. at or with Flakerdkampfschule der Luftflotte 4. GRABERT, Wilhelm. 01.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 94 to Stab/18. Flakdivision. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 15.03.43 in Flak-Ers.Abt. 6 (Führer-Reserve), trf to Höh.Kdr.d.Flakartillerieschulen. GRÄBIG, Heinrich. (DOB: 11.05.11). 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRABINGER, Ludwig. (W.B.K. München II). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Flak). GRABKE, Erich. (DOB: 23.10.12). (W.B.K. Leipzig I). (DKG). 01.08.41 RDA for Oblt.d.R. 03.08.42 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 23.12.42 Oblt. in Nacht Aufkl.St. 4 (H), awarded the DKG. 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 30.01.43 Oblt. and Beobachter (observer) in 4. Nachtaufkl.St., MIA – in Do 217 K-1 (K7+SM) that failed to return from a recce mission over the Novy Oskol – Yelets – Livny area. GRABKE, Erich. (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 01.43 Kdr. schw.FlakAbt. 537 (still 01.44). 07.44 Maj., Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. z.b.V. 12600. 05.11.44 appt Kdr. schw.FlakAbt. 372 (still 15.01.45). GRABLER, Josef. (DOB: 14.09.99). 22.05.41 Oblt., Fsch. MIA. GRABMAIR, Karl. (DOB: 26.12.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 01.11.44 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 (White 7) struck an object on landing at Hagenow, delivering an a/c. 01.01.45 Lt., 5./JG 6 KIA - Fw 190 A-8 (White 7) during attack on Eindhoven a/f - crashed at Erp/Holland, E of Veghel. GRABMANN, Walter. (DOB: 20.09.05 in Bad Reichenhall). (R). 24.05.24 joined the Polizei, became company officer and platoon leader with the Bavarian Landespolizei in Nürnberg and police recruit trainer in Fürth. 01.04.31 pilot course with the Luftpolizei and assigned to Flight Surveillance North Bavaria, Fürth. (to 30.09.34). 01.10.34 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe in the rank of Oblt. (RDA 01.10.32) and assigned to Grosse KFS Lechfeld as a pilot. 01.04.35 promo to Hptm. and trf to JFS Schleissheim for fighter training. 01.08.35 trf to FFS Salzwedel as Lehrgang Leiter. 07.03.36 appt Adj./ZG “Horst Wessel”. 15.03.37 appt Gruppenkommandeur I./JG 234 and Kdt. Fl.H. KölnOstheim. 09.09.38 Hptm., appt Kdr. J/88 “Legion Condor” (to end of war). 23.09.38 Hptm., with Stab.J/88. 03.11.38 Hptm., with Stab.J/88. 01.12.38 promo to Maj. 04.01.39 Hptm., with Stab.J/88. 03.39 Hptm., Kdr. J/88. 31.03.39 appt Kdr. I.(schw.Jagd)/LG 1. 01.05.39 appt Kdr. I.(Z)/LG 1 (to 08.10.39). 01.09.39 WIA - by a PZL 11 vic Warsaw. 08.10.39 appt Kdr. V.(Zerst.)/LG 1 (to 11.04.40). 15.04.40 appt Kommodore ZG 76. 18.05.40 Maj., Kommodore ZG 76 POW – in Bf 110 C (M8+XA) shot down 10 km NW of Douai by fighters of 213 Sqdn. while attempting a low-level attack on Douai airfield in France. He parachuted to safety but was quickly captured by French troops. Grabmann was repatriated six days later by an advancing German Panzer column. 19.07.40 promo to Obstlt. 14.09.40 Obstlt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kommodore ZG 76. 06.41 appt Jagdfliegerführer Nordnorwegen (Ost) (to 31.07.41). 01.08.41 appt Kdr. Zerstörerschule 2 Memmingen (to 19.08.42). 01.04.42 promo to Oberst. 20.08.42 appt Jagdfliegerführer HollandRuhrgebiet (to 11.11.43). 15.01.43 appt Jagdfliegerführer 3 (to 21.06.43)?. 04.11.43 appt acting Kdr. 7. Jagddivision (to 11.11.43). 09.11.43 appt Kdr. 3. Jagddivision (to c. 04.04.45). 01.08.44 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K promo to Gen.Maj. 05.04.45 appt Kdr. 1. Jagddivision to (29.04.45). 30.04.45 appt Kdr. 15. Fliegerdivision (to 07.05.45). 07.07.45 (20.06.45 at St.Peter according to British POW card!) captured by the British. 09.01.46 trf from Camp 1 to Island Farm Special Camp 11- Bridgend. 12.05.48 trf to Camp 186 to prepare for repatriation. 17.05.48 released. Credited with some 237 combat missions (137 in Spain) and 13 air victories (7 in Spain). 17.05.48 released from British captivity. †20.08.92 in Waging am See/Bayern (or 1993 in München?). GRABMAYER, Dr.(jur.) Paul. (DOB: 08.02.15 in Innsbruck). 1937 conferred with a doctorate. 18.07.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.06.42 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Asst.Adj. Stab/le.Flak-Rgt. 990. 1944 appt Asst.Adj. Stab/le.Flak-Abt. 87. GRABNER, Johann. (DOB: 28.05.10). 1938 Lt., with HTelAbt (Hafen-Telegraph-Abteilung?) of the Austrian Air Force, then trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.10.38 with Ln-Abt. 18. 01.10.41 promo to Hptm. c.11.43 Hptm., appt Chef Ln.-Betr.Kp. 143 and Nafü/23. Flak-Div. (to 03.44). GRABNER, Johann. (DOB: 11.09.16). 01.06.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GRÄBNER, Julius. (DOB: 22.04.90). WWI served in the Austrian Army. 1918 served as a Hptm. in the Hungarian Army (to 1938). 01.01.19 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) attended Budweis Technische Hochschule. 14.10.40 entered the Luftwaffe. 1942 appt Maj.beim Stabe with I./61. NJ-Div.? 1943 appt Maj.beim Stabe with Stab II./Ln.Rgt. 212. 12.06.43 Hptm., assignment was to III./Ln.-Rgt. 212. 12.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Ln.) in Stab/Jagdfliegerführer Rumänien, trf to XII. Fliegerkorps for further assignment. 24.05.44 Hptm. in Ln.-Flugmelde-Rgt. 107. 20.03.44 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GRÄBNER, Martin. (DOB: 19.11.11). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister (d.R.), promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Flak). GRABO, Karl. (DOB: 18.09.06). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRABOW, Robert. (DOB: 07.01.08). 01.06.38 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in 1./Ln.-Flugsicherungs-Abt. Mitte, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). 01.45 Hptm. and Funk-Sachverständiger (radio expert) in Ln.-Kp. (mot)/KG (J) 30. GRABOW, Wolfgang. (DOB: 26.11.19). (W.B.K. Krefeld). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRABOWY, Johannes. (DOB: 12.05.19). (W.B.K. Cosel). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Flak). GRÄBUER, Hans. (DOB: 11.08.92 in Münster). 1940-42 with Luftgaukdo. Belgien/Nordfr. Last rank: Hptm. GRACHORNIGG(GRACHORNIG?), Konrad. (n.d.) with I./KG.z.b.V. 323. 01.07.43 in I./TG 5, promo to Oblt. (n.d.) Staka 1./TG 5. 04.02.44 Oblt. (Tr.O.) in I./TG 5, trf to II./ErgänzungsTransportfliegergeschwader Schönwalde. 24.04.44 Lt., unspecified ZG unit unhurt by return fire from a B-17 and force-landed vic Kronacker- Bf 110. [more than one person?] GRADECKI, Johannes. (DOB: 09.04.13). (W.B.K. Neuruppin). 01.05.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in 1./Ln.-Rgt. 110, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). GRADEL, Leo. (DOB: 24.10.14). 01.05.43 in KG 40, promo to Hptm.(RDA 01.04.42). 15.02.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. (Leiter) Erprobungskdo. 4, Karlshagen. GRADER, ? . 01.06.33 Lt.z.S.a.D., in the RLM. GRADER, Paul. 01.10.40 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GRADISCH, Norbert. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau). GRADISNIK, Karl. (DOB: 30.06.12). (W.B.K. Judenburg). 01.04.41 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.).

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Section G - K GRADL-ANGERWEHR, Rudolf Edler von. (DOB: 02.12.95). 01.06.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in I./Flak-Rgt. 49. 01.09.42 Kdr. Kolonnen-Abt.Stab z.b.V./Luftgau XVII, promo to Obstlt. 10.12.42 named from provisional to permanent Divisions-Nachschubführer/15. Flakdivision. 31.03.45 Obstlt. (Tr.O.) in Flak-Ers.Abt. 38, released from active military service. GRADMANN, Karl. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GRADNITZER, Heinz. (DOB: 05.08.00). (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.10.42 Fw.(d.R.). promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRADULEWSKI, Erhard von. (DOB: 03.07.96). (W.B.K. Crossen/Oder). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRAEBER, Günter. 31.12.42 Oblt. and Staka 7./KG 40, KIA - after a raid on Casablanca and believed to have crashed near Gran Canaria 01.12.42 posthumous promo to Hptm. GRAEBER, Heinz. (DOB: 12.07.16 in Neukolln/Reg.bez.Potsdam or 12.07.18 in Berlin-Neukölln). (R, DKG). Spring 1941 joined 4./KG 40, later 5./KG 40. 16.02.42 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 21.08.42 Ofw., awarded DKG, II./KG 40. 05.43 with 15./KG 2. 24/25.08.43 seriously WIA when Me 410 A-1 (U5+CF) was shot down by a Mosquito and crashed into the sea off Dunkirk and rescued - hospitalized for some time and never returning to action. 30.09.43 Ofw. and Bordfunker in 15./KG 2, awarded the Ritterkreuz on completion of 180 combat missions over England. †14.06.99 in Hamburg. GRAEBER, Rudolf. 01.08.39 Oblt., in A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 82. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 03.10.44 Hptm. in Stab/Lw.Kdo. West (Ia Flieg.). 04.45 Hptm., in Stab/Lw.Kdo. West (Ia Flieg.). GRAEBER, Rudolf. 01.07.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 1.(Fernspr.-u. Fernscreib.-Betr.) Kp./Ln.Rgt. 32. GRAEBERT, Klaus. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GRAEBNER, Kurt-Wolfgang. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt. GRAEF, Alfred. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 01.45 Maj. and Höh. Nafü 1 p in Stab Nafü/Lw.-Kdo. West. GRAEF, Erich. (DOB: 21.10.21). (W.B.K. Linz). 01.11.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRAEF, Dr. (med.) Hans. (DOB: 10.12.11). 01.03.43 trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. 19.02.45 Oberstabsarzt, on temporary duty with Lw.-Lazarett 9/III (Halle-Dölau). GRAEF, Wolfgang. (DOB: 29.04.21). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRAEFE, ? . (n.d.) Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 76. GRAEFE, Carl. (DOB: 12.01.99 in Kappeln/Schl.). 1917-18 served with the Artillerie - gassed with 10% disability. 1932 joined the NSDAP. 0.10.36 promo to Regierungsoberinspekteur. 1939 assigned to RLM/LP3 IIA. 1940 trf to RLM/LP8 IVB. 30.02.42 promo to Regierungsoberamtmann. 1944 trf to RLM/LP8 II. 1945 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. III. GRAEFE, Friedrich. (DOB: 20.04.98). (W.B.K. Mühlhausen/Thür.). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRAEFE, G. 27.01.44 Lt., 12./NJG 1 fate unknown - Bf 110 G-4 crashed at Veenwoude/Holland, 20 km E of Leeuwarden, cause unknown. Credited with 2 victories. GRAEFE, Götz. (DOB: 21.06.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1., Blindflugschule 5. 24.08.43 Lt., 10./KG 55 WIA - He 111 (G1+HU) force-landed at St. Jean-de-Loone, SE of Dijon. 02.07.44 Lt., 4./KG 55 MIA - no details. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRAEFE, Hans. (DOB: 16.08.11 in Braunschweig). (R, DKG). 11.01.43 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 29.04.43 Ofw., awarded DKG, 12.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. 26.12.44 Fahnenjunker Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 2(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 6. †11.05.65 in Mannheim. GRAEFE, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 31.10.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1., FFS (C) 2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRAEFE, Dr. (med.) Helmut. (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.02.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.) GRAEFF, Friedrich. 12.39 with 2./ZG 76. 08/09.07.43 WIA - Bf 110 G-4 (3C+FB) in a collision with a Lancaster, crashed 15 km SE of Avesnes near Wighenies. Credited with 7 victories. GRAEFF, Maximilian. 05.09.39 Lt., 2./ZG 76. 18.12.39 Lt., I./ZG 76. 10.01.40 Lt., I./ZG 76. 29.03.40 KIA - Bf 110. Credited with 3 victories. GRAEFF, Dr. (med.) Wolfgang. (W.B.K. Limburg/Lahn). 01.10.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. 01.06.42 Stabsarzt, appt IVb of IV./KG 6 (to 23.11.44). GRAEMER, Dr. (med.) Walter. (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.07.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). GRAEPEL, Walter. 01.41 Obstlt., Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 641. 08.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 83 (to 01.42). 01.42 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 142 (to 12.42). 01.07.42 promo to Oberst. 01.10.42 appt Kdr. Lw.-Art.Rgt. 6. 15.04.44 Oberst, appt Kdr. Feld-FAS (Mitte) 17 (to c.04.45). GRAER, Alfred. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). GRAESER, ? . (n.d.) with Art.Rgt. 8. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. GRAESER, Ulrich. 05.05.41 Oblt. and Chef Ln.-Kp./KG 2. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GRAESER, Werner. (DOB: 18.04.15). (W.B.K. Breslau I). 01.12.42 Fw. promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GRAESSNER, Klaus. (DOB: 11.02.17). (W.B.K. Eberswalde). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRAETER, Ernst. (W.B.K. Freiburg/Breisgau). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRAETZ, ? . 10.41 Oblt., Chef 5. Btr. Res.Flak-Abt. 804. GRAETZ, Caren. (DOB: 20.02.86). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe as Hptm. and with the Ottoman Air Force. 1929 Direktor der Badisch-Pfälzischen Luft Hansa AG Mannheim. 01.06.41 promo to Oberst (Wm.). GRAEVE, Adolf, Edler von. 15.08.39 Hptm., trf from I./KG 152 to JFS Schleissheim. 01.12.39 trf to JG 102. 01.01.40 promo to Hptm., JGr. 102 (RDA 01.03.38). 01.40 Hptm., appt Staka? 2./ZG 2. 10.04.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. Erg.Zerst.Gr. (to 09.40). 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 08.02.42 appt Kdr. III./NJG 1 (to 05.06.42). 17.08.42 appt Nachtjagdraumführer 7 (to 15.02.43). 01.10.42 (15.02.43?) appt Nachtjagdraumführer 8 (to 01.08.43). GRAEVE, Berdhard Edler von. (DOB: 16.01.07). (W.B.K. Darmstadt). 01.11.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRAEVE, Ulrich. 05.42 Oblt., appt Staka 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 10 (to c. 02.43). GRAEVINGHOFF, Wilhelm. 10.04.41 Oblt., unspecified recon unit - KIA in Greece. GRAEWE, Hans. 09.41 Maj. (as GRAEVE, f.n. not given), Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 4/VIII. 28.11.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 2/III. GRAF, ? . 30.06.44 Lt./Oblt./Hptm. and Flivo attached to 10. SS-Pz.Div. GRAF, ? . 12.07.44 Hptm. and Kdr. of Fallsch.Flak-Abt. 3/3. Fallsch.Div. GRAF, Dr. ? . 19.02.40 Hptm., Offz.z.b.V. KGr. 606. GRAF, Albin. (W.B.K. Passau). 01.04.41 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRAF, Alexander. 06.09.43 Lt., I./Schl.G. 1 MIA - Fw 190 F-3 force landed SW of Grusskoje. GRAF, Alois. (DOB: 20.09.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 20.06.41 Lt., 10./JG 51 MIA - Bf 109 F-2 (White 9) detaild unknown. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 6 victories. GRAF, Curt. (DOB: 20.01.02). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GRAF, Egon. (DOB: 09.04.19 in Bielefeld). (n.d.)Lt., instructor with 1./Erg.JGr. Ost , then 9./Erg.JG 1. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRAF, Emil. (DOB: 26.11.14). (W.B.K. Darmstadt). 01.04.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 5.(mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Flugm.Abt. (E) z.b.V. 22. GRAF, Erich. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. GRAF, Ernst. (DOB: 05.09.94). 01.06.43 promo to Maj.d.R. (Flak). 17.10.43 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 451 (still 04.45). GRAF, Friedrich. 01.10.39 Oberst, with Wehrbezirkskdo. Wien III. GRÄF, Friedrich. (DOB: 20.12.11 in Stedtlingen). (W.B.K. Meiningen). 01.10.31 entered the Reichsheer. 01.04.36 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) attended LKS Wildpark-Werder. 01.39 trf to the Condor Legion serving as a courier pilot (to 03.39). 15.12.39 apparently trf to III./KG 55. 10.05.40 Oblt. and Techn.Offz. III./KG 55, WIA/POW at Vahl-les-Benestroff - He 111 P (G1+AD) shot down by GC I/2. 12.07.40 returned. 23.11.40 Oblt., Techn.Offz. III./KG 55. 04.41 appt Insp. -Chef Luftnachrichtenschule 3 (to 12.43). 01.10.41 appt Insp. -Chef 1. Fhj.-Insp. 01.11.41 promo to Hptm.(Tr.O.). 21.12.43 appt Gruppenleiter Ia. 01.44 appt Ic for Komm.Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Ungarn (to 09.44). 30.09.44 with Führerreserve/OKL (LKA) attending 6. Kriegslehrgang. 01.10.44 promo to Maj.(Tr.O.). GRAF, Dr. Fritz. 04.01.40 Reg.Rat, appt Met.Beo.Leiter of Wekusta 1 (Lfl.1) (to 03.07.41 KIA). GRAF, Alexander. (DOB: 26.10.20). (W.B.K. München II). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GRAF, Hans. (n.d.) with 4./NJG 3. (n.d.) with 12./NJG 5. (n.d.) with 3./NJG 100. 19.02.43 Oblt., 4./NJG 3. Credited with 2 victories. [Boiten says: 16 night and 2 day victories] GRAF, Dr.(med) Hans. 01.07.40 promo to Stabsarzt. GRAF, Hans. 12.08.40 Oblt., 3./KG 51 KIA - Ju 88 A-1 (9K+EL) by fighters over Portsmouth/UK, crashed vic Horse Pasture Farm, near Westbourne. GRAF, Hans. (DOB: 25.05.18). 01.06.42 promo to Hptm. 06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 7./Erg.TG (to 20.07.44). 21.07.44 Hptm., appt Staka 3./Erg.TGr. (to 15.09.44). GRAF, Hans Horst. (DOB: 16.10.13). (n.d.) Lt., with 2. K/88 of the Condor Legion. 21.09.39 Oblt., trf from KG 2 to KG 53. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. 06.44 Hptm., Kdr. Fallsch.Ln.-Abt. 1 (to †03.07.44)? GRAF, Heinrich. Supposedly a Oblt., with the DKG and Ehp. Credited with 35 victories. GRAF, Heinrich. (DOB: 04.04.16). (W.B.K. Essen I). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRAF, Dr. (med.) Heinrich. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main II). 01.01.42 Stabsarzt, with the IVb of Stab/Luftflotte 4. 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GRAF, Heinz. (DOB: 05.10.12). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÄF, Dr. ? . (n.d.) Ob.Arzt, with S/88 of the Legion Condor. [perhaps is Heinrich?] GRAF, Helmut. (DOB: 27.05.14). 01.04.44 promo to Hptm.d.R. 25.08.44 Hptm.(d.R.) in schw.FlakAbt. 165, trf to Stab/19 Flak-Brig. for employment as Ia. 03.45 Hptm., Ia/19. Flakbrigade. GRÄF, Herbert. (DOB: 08.08.04). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAF, Herbert. (DOB: 21.04.04). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GRAF, Hermann Anton. (DOB: 24.10.12 in Engen/Baden). (RESB). 1932 joined a glider flight group near Darmstadt. 1933 joined the NSDAP. 1933 was NSDAP correspondent for the Bodensee Rundschau (to 1938). 1935 entered the Luftwaffe. 02.06.36 with FFS Karlsruhe to begin flying training (completed 25.09.36). 31.05.38 completed advanced flying training. 31.05.39 Uffz. trf to 2./JG 51. 09.39 promo to Fw. 20.01.40 trf to Erg.JGr. Merseburg as an instructor. 04.40 Fw., instructor in a Flugzeugführerschule, trf to JG 51. 01.05.40 promo to Lt.d.R. 06.10.40 trf to 9./JG 52. 07.41 trf to 2./JG 52. 04.08.41 trf to 9./JG 52. 1941 witnessed mass executions in Russia. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 15.12.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 24.01.42 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 9./JG 52. 04.03.42 appt Staka 9./JG 52 (to 30.09.42). 08.05.42 Lt., 9./JG 52. 17.05.42 Lt., awarded Eichenlaub, Staka 9./JG 52. 19.05.42 Lt.(d.R.), awarded Schwerter and promo to Oblt.(d.R.), Staka 9./JG 52. 03.08.42 Oblt., 9./JG 52. 27.08.42 Staka Kdo. Stalingrad (to 26.09.42). 02.09.42 Oblt., 9./JG 52. 16.09.42 Oblt. (d.R.), awarded Brillanten, Staka 9./JG 52 and promo to Hptm. 23.09.42 Hptm., 9./JG 52 shot down ten a/c this date. 01.10.42 promo to Maj.? [some confusion about promotion dates!] 01.02.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Erg.JGr. Ost (to 04.43). 04.43 appt Kommodore JG 50. 06.09.43 Maj., Stab/JGr. 50. c.15.10.43 Maj., Kommodore JG 50, appt Kommodore JG 1 (to 10.11.43). 11.11.43 appt Kommodore JG 11 (to 29.03.44 WIA). 10.02.44 Obstlt., Stab/JG 11. 29.03.44 Obstlt., Kommodore JG 11 WIA in combat with P-51s N of Hannover, bailed out vic Schwarmstedt and in hospital for next 6 months Bf 109 G-6 (< + )). 01.05.44 promo to Obstlt. 05.06.44 Obstlt., 7./JG 52. 01.10.44 Maj./Obstlt., appt Kommodore JG 52 (to 08.05.45). 30.01.45 promo to Oberst. 08.05.45 just before receiving the order to surrender, received a promotion to Oberst; surrendered to the Americans who immediately handed him over to the Russians. Credited with 212 air victories in 830 combat missions. 25.12.49 released from Camp 69 at Frankfurt /Oder. 1950 released from Soviet captivity; while a POW, Graf is allegedly said to have made pro-Soviet statements that alienated his comrades. Became a salesman for an electronics manufacturer and rose to become a branch manager in Baden and later head of sales. He took up flying and became a member of the Swiss Aeroclub. Shunned by his fellow veterans after the war for seditious statements made while a POW in Russia. †04.11.88 in Engen or in Rastatt after a long illness. For further reading see: Schumann, Ralf. Ritterkreuzträger Profile Nr. 3 Hermann Graf (Stengelheim: Unitec/Flugzeug Publikations GmbH). ISBN: - none? GRAF, Hermann. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GRAF, Jakob. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Zugführer in 4.(mittl.Flugm.LeitKp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 227. GRAF, Karl. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., II./Flak-Rgt. 52. GRAF, Karl. (DOB: 16.06.07). 01.12.41 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 20.11.42 Hptm.(Tr.O.), in 3./Ln.Rgt. 3, appt Kp.-Chef Flughafenbereichs-Ln.Kp.z.b.V. 1. 1944 Hptm. (Ln.), posted to the Fallschirmjäger. 03.45 Hptm., Kdr. Fsch.Nachr.u.Ausb.Abt. GRAF, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 19.04.19). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. GRAF, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 19.08.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A1. GRAF, Karl-Wilhelm. (DOB: 25.06.24 in Nienstein). 1943 with JG 107. 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1., JG 107. 07.43 with 5./JG 77. 08.43 Lt., with 4./JG 77. 15.10.43? trf to II./JG 77 as Adj. 14.04.44 WIA. 19.08.43 Lt., 4./JG 77. 14.04.44 WIA - Bf 109 shot down vic Arlena/Italy. (n.d.) Lt., appt Stafü 5./JG 77 (to 18.04.45 MIA vic Brno). Credited with one victory. GRAF, Max. (DOB: 13.04.16). (W.B.K. Rastatt). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRAF, Oskar. (DKG). 25.09.42 Lt., 2./KG 40 awarded the DKG. GRAF, Ottmar. (DOB: 10.05.21 in München). 22.04.43 Lt., 2./KG.z.b.V. 323 MIA - Me 323 (VM+IA) shot down by fighters off Cap Bon. GRAF, Otto. (DOB: 08.11.92). 02.09.43 Maj. in 10./Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 11, appt Kdr. III./Ln.Flugmelde-Rgt. 101. (n.d.) Maj.d.R. (Ln.), KIA. GRAF, R. 10.05.40 Oblt., 9./KG 4 KIA - crashed at Ijsselmeer/Holland [Version #2: crashed into lakes at Kagerplassen] - Ju 88 A-1 (5J+AT). GRAF, Rudolf. (DOB: 25.02.15 in Halle a.d. Saale). (R, DKG). 01.10.37 Ofh., Bttr.Offz. 3./Flak-Abt. Rgt. General Göring. 06.10.41 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Chef 1./Flak-Rgt (mot.) “General Göring”. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. (RDA advanced from a later date). 07.42 Hptm. and Chef 11. (Haubitz-)/Flak-Rgt. HG. 03.43 in 11./Flak-Rgt. Hermann Göring. 20.09.43 appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. “Hermann Göring” (to 07.44). 01.05.44 promo to Maj. 01.01.45 Maj., awarded DKG, Kdr. I./Fsch. Flak-Rgt. HG. 01.45 appt Kdr. Fsch.Pz.Ers.-u.Ausb.Rgt. 2 “Hermann Göring” (to 21.01.45). 21.01.45 KIA near Hohenkirch/Westpreussen. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRAF, Rupprecht. (DOB: 25.09.15 in Pressburg-Bratislava). 1938 joined the NSDAP. 1941 assigned to Erprobungsstelle Travemünde - concerning the take-off of various types of aircraft. 1942 promo to Fl.Ob.Ing. 21.11.42 promo to Fl.Hpt.Ing. GRAF, Siegfried. (DOB: 07.05.18 in München). 12.44 Lt., with 14./Erg.JG 2. 03.45 Lt., I./JG 400. GRÄF, Walter. (DOB: 24.10.11). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GRAF, Walter. (DOB: 01.11.18). (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAF, Dr. Walter. (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 01.07.39 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Fl.). 19.04.41 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. 12/I (See) (to 07.10.41). 01.12.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GRAF, Willi. 14.04.44 Lt., Stab II./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black < + -) lost in air combat vic Arlena bailed out. 19.04.45 Lt., 9./JG 77 MIA - Bf 109 lost in combat - no details. GRAFE, ? von. 10.44 Maj., Qu 3/Luftflotte 6. GRAFE, Dr. Alexander. 01.05.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with LV-Kdo. Düsseldorf. 12.08.42 Maj., ordered temporary duty from Kdo.Rüstungsbereich Lüdenscheid to Rüstungsinspektion/Wehrkreis XII for 6 months. 01.03.43 trf to Stab/Wehrersatzinspektion Leipzig (to 30.06.43). 01.07.43 trf to Stab/Wehrersatzinspektion Chemnitz. GRÄFE, Martin. (DOB: 12.03.11). (W.B.K. Leipzig I). (DKG). 23.10.39 Lt. (Oblt.?), trf from Aufkl.Gr. 31 to Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. (Hptm.?). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 01.03.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 12.07.43 Oblt. in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, awarded the DKG. GRAEFE, Richard. (DOB: 02.12.15). (W.B.K. Herne). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAFE, Waldemar. (DOB: 30.10.14 in Klagenfurt). 01.44 Stafü 2./JG 300. 08.03.44 Oblt., 2./JG 300 WIA - lost Bf 109 G-6 shot down (force-landed?) vic Stolznau. 26.07.44 Oblt., with 1./JG 300. 10.44 Staka 4./JG 300. 12.44 in IV./Erg.JG 2. 02.45 Oblt. and Staka 1./JG 300. (n.d.) Kdr. I./JG 300. Credited with one victory. GRÄFEN, Helmut. (DOB: 12.10.17). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt.(Ln.), at the disposal of 5. Fj-Div. GRAFENREUTH, Ulrich von. 27.09.40 Oblt., in 15.(Z)/LG 1 KIA - in Bf 110 D-0 (L1+BL) shot down by fighters during attack on Gatwick airfield near London. GRÄFER, Helmut. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GRAFF, ? . 02.01.43 Uffz., 5./JG 77. 04.07.43 Uffz., 5./JG 77. 19.08.43 Lt., 5./JG 77. 07.02.44 Fw., 5./JG 77 [two people?] GRAFF, ? von. 27.07.43 Maj., shot down in Fw 190 A-6 (G3+SL), circumstances unknown. GRÄFF, Fritz. (DOB: 27.02.20). c.19.07.39 began flight training. (n.d.) with Zerstörerschule 1. (n.d.) with 12./ZG 26. (n.d.) with 3.Erg./NJG 1. (n.d.) with 4./NJG 1. 10.06.42 Lt., 9./NJG 4. 08.42 with 9./NJG 1. 15.04.43 Lt., Stab I./NJG 4. 25.06.43 Lt., I./NJG 4. 01.07.43 in NJG 4, promo to Oblt. 09.07.43 Oblt., Stab I./NJG 4 WIA (severely) - Bf 110 collided with a Lancaster, 15 km SE of Avesnes/France- out of combat for a year. 10.07.44 Oblt. in I./NJG 4, reported to be not ready for operations due to insufficient flying time. 07.44 resumed flying missions. 14.12.44 Oblt., appt Staka of 1./NJG 4 (to 05.45). 01.02.45 Oblt., I./NJG 4. 03.03.45 Oblt., I./NJG 4. Credited with 5 victories. GRAFF, Herbert. (DOB: 15.03.11 in Vogelsang). 1938 received Flak training. 1943 assigned to le.Flak-Bttr.z.b.V. 6500. 01.06.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O.). 1943 trf to le.Flak-Abt. 832. 18.08.43 WIA. 1944 appt NSFO Koflug 5/III. 1945 appt NSFO for Flak-Brig. 3. GRAFF, Horst. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GRAFF, Kurt. 03.38 Oblt., Kdt. Fliegerparkkompanie Nr. 3 of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe then assigned to FFS C Zeltweg. 20.08.38 discharged. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRÄFF, Maximilian. (W.B.K. Koblenz). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 02.43 Maj., appt provisional Kdr. schw. Flak-Abt. 592 (Beute). 20.04.43 appt permanent Kdr. schw. Flak-Abt. 592 (Beute) (still 07.44). GRAFF, Dr. (med.) Wolf-Dietrich. (DOB: 12.12.11). 01.04.41 promo to Stabsarzt. 01.05.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. 19.07.44 Stabsarzt, ordered to Univ. Klinik Breslau for temporary duty. GRAFFUNDER, Karl. 01.01.42 promo to Maj.(Fl.). 03.11.42 trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. I (previously in RLM pool) to Stab/Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Ukraine (to 04.43). 28.05.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII, trf to 4. Jagddivision for further assignment. 01.09.43 Maj. assigned to 4. Jagddivision, trf to Luftgaukdo. III for further assignment. GRÄFING, Werner. (DOB: 23.04.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRAGE, Kurt. (DOB: 11.04.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRAGEN, Paul. 30.11.42 Oblt., Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal. GRAGGER, Ernst. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 13.04.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.05.42 Oblt. in 2./KG 54, KIA – in Ju 88 (B3+FH) shot down in flames by AA fire 32 km S of Malta, parachuted into the sea - remains never recovered. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRAH, Hans. 06.41 Hptm., instructor with FFS C 13 Rosenborn Nancy. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 24.12.42 Hptm. in 1./KG 55, WIA by AA fire near Stalingrad-Pitomnik. GRAHAM, Friedrich. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in RLM. 01.07.42 in Lw.Führungsstab (Abt. Ic), promo to Obstlt. GRAHL, Alfred. (DKG). 20.10.42 Oblt., 1./Flak-Rgt. 241 awarded the DKG. GRAHL, Georg. 08.07.43 Hptm., V./KG 40. [ probably this is Horst Grahl] GRAHL, Horst. (DOB: 1912). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 03.43 trf to IV./KG 40. 07.07.43 in StabV./KG 40. 10.10.43 appt Kdr. V./KG 40 (to 05.08.44). 06.03.44 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 04.44 Kdr. of I./ZG 1. 28.06.44 Hptm. with I./ZG 1. 01.07.44 promo to Maj. Credited with 2 victories. GRAHLMANN, Hans. (DOB: 31.07.17). 01.05.42 posthumous promo to Oblt.(A2/Flak) (RDA 01.03.42). 28.05.42 Oblt. in I./Flak-Rgt. 51, KIA. GRAHLOW, Dr. (med.) Ulrich. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. GRAHNER, Walter. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm.d.R. 01.12.44 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. Heimat-FlakAbt. 50/VIII (still 03.45). GRAICHE, Heinz. 03.03.43 Oblt.d.R. in KGr.z.b.V. 300, trf to 19. Flughafen-Betr.Kp. z.b.V. GRAICHEN, Erhard. (DOB: 25.01.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRAICHEN, Heinz. (DOB: 18.09.13). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 27.08.44 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 806 (to 03.02.45). 04.02.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. gem.Flak-Abt. 550 (still 04.45). GRAICHEN, Kurt. (DOB: 27.11.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRAICHEN, Rudi. (DOB 07.10.12). (W.B.K. München II). 01.11.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRAIFF, Raimund. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GRAIN, Helmut. 04.11.42 Lt., II./JG 2 WIA - Bf 109 G-1 crashed in an emergency landing during a transfer flight (München to Bari). 16.01.43 Lt., 4./JG 54. Credited with one victory. GRAJETZKY, Dr. Helmut. (DOB: 06.03.04). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GRÄLER, Werner. (DOB: 17.05.15). (DKG). 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 13.03.43 in 5./Fallschirmjäger-Rgt. 5. 01.09.44 promo to Maj. 01.10.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, Lw. Jg. Brig. 1. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRALKA, Alfred. (DOB: 13.10.15 in Breslau). (W.B.K. Breslau I). (DKG). Fall 1935 to Easter 1936 served in various RAD units. 15.12.40 promo to Lt.d.R. 03.10.42 promo to Oblt.d.R. 01.09.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 09.11.42 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 04.07.43 trf to Stab/NAGr. 5. 23.07.43 awarded the DKG. 1.11.43 trf to FFS A 9. 11.04.45 trf to Fsch.Ers.u.Ausb.Abt. (to 07.05.45). GRALKA, Eberhard. (DOB: 09.12.12 in Rauscha/Krs.Görlitz). (n.d.) with the Polizei. 03.38 promo to Oblt. 01.07.38 Oblt., Ln.-Offz. in Stab/Flak-Lehr-Rgt., Stettin. 01.11.39 Oblt., Stabe d. Lehrgänge d Ln.Schule. trf to Stab des Nafü b. II.Flakkorps. 04.40 promo to Hptm. 1940 appt Adj. to Nachr.Offz. Stab/II. Flakkorps. 1940 appt Kp.Chef 2./Ln.Rgt. 102. 07.42 Hptm., Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 38 (to 07.43). 01.03.43 Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 38, promo to Maj.(Ln.) (to 30.07.43). 30.07.43 trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. 13.08.43 trf to Stab Höh.Nafü/Lw.-Befh. Mitte. 01.09.43 promo to Maj. 01.02.45 Maj. and Höh.-Nafü 1 in Stab/Luftflotte Reich. GRALKA, Winand. (DOB: 03.12.00 in Hindenburg/Ob.Schl.). 1940 appt Offz.z.b.V. 2./Res.Flak-Abt. 701. 10.40 promo to Lt. 03.41 promo to Oblt. 1941 appt Ord.Offz. Stab/Res.Flak-Abt. 326. 1942 appt Bttr. Chef 1./schw.Flak-Abt. 326. 1943 appt Kp.Offz. Kriegsgefangenenlager 3 d.Lw. Sagan. 07.44 promo to Hptm. GRAMBART, Edsteilen. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 15.02.43 Navigationsschule d.Lw. trf to IV./KG 100. 21.07.43 Lt.?, 1./KG 100 MIA - lost to fighters vic Dimitrijewka. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRAMBERG, Claus. (DOB: 17.04.16). (n.d. 1942/43?) Oblt., with 2./SAGr. 126. 30.11.43 Oblt., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 WIA - He 115 C (K6+GH) in emergency landing 10 km NE Sørreisa, 85km N Narvik. 14.05.44 Oblt., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 KIA - He 115 B shot up by British a/c, crashed off Rørvik, NW Namsos during a tactical transfer from Hommelvik to Kirkenes. 19.06.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. Buried at Trondheim-Havstein. GRAMBERG, Heinz Dieter. ("Hans") (DOB: 01.10.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 27.11.44 Oblt., 8./JG 300 unhurt - Fw 190 A-8 (Black 3) shot up by P-51s vic Schonebeck bailed out. 17.12.44 Oblt., 8./JG 300. 24.12.44 in 8./JG 300 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 (Red 6). 14.01.45 Oblt., Staka 5./JG 300 unhurt - Fw 190 A damaged in combat S of Friesack. 24.01.45 Oblt., KIA - Fw 190 A-8 (Red 2) vic Trachenberg. Credited with 2 victories. GRAMBERG, Herbert. 12.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Elbing to Erprobungsstelle d.Lw. Travemünde. GRAMBERG, Klaus. 30.11.43 Oblt., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 WIA - He 115 B/C (K6+GH) crash-landed in the mountains 10 km NE of Sorreisa Lake during a test flight - no details. 14.05.44 Oblt., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr.406 KIA - He 115 C (K6+GH) shot up by Martlets while still on water(?) at Rörvik-Reede (Pl.Qu. 16 Ost 1510). GRAMBITZKI, ? . (n.d.) Obstlt., Kdr. Flak-Abt. 331. GRAMENS, Günther. (DOB: 06.01.19). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAMKE, Georg. (W.B.K. Eberswalde). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?).(RDA 01.09.39). GRAMKOW, Albert. (W.B.K. Burg bei Magdeburg). 08.07.42 Oblt. and Staka 1./KG 40 MIA/KIA? by shipboard AA fire from the Bellingham of Convoy PQ 17 and crashed at sea c.256 km N of Kapp Svyatoi Nos in Pl.Qu. 47 Ost/4270 in Fw 200 C-4 (F8+EH). Posthumous promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) effective 01.07.42. GRAMLICH, Benno. 18.08.43 Uffz., 10./NJG 3. 14.10.43 Uffz., 2./ZG 76. 05.01.44 Obfhr., II./NJG 3. 25.03.44 Uffz., 3./NJGr. 10. GRAMLICH, Heinrich. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 5.(mittl.Flugm.LeitKp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 237.

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Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRAMLING, Kurt. (DOB: 29.12.15). 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 14.08.40 Oblt., in 10.(Stuka)/LG 1 MIA - in Ju 87B shot down near Folkestone after attack on Lympne. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRAMM, Kurt. (DOB: 11.07.10). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAMM, Siegfried. 12.02.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./LG 1 (to 04.45). - [acc Tesapsides.] GRAMMERSDORF, Herbert. (DOB: 12.10.19). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAMP, Joseph. (W.B.K. Chemnitz). 05.11.40 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 25/IV. 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 27.01.43 trf from Ausb.Kdo. der Lw./Reichsmotorsportschule in the NSKK Schloss Hof near Oschatz to Krafhfahrtechnischen Schule d.Lw. GRAMPP, Eberhard. (DKG). 23.03.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.12.42 awarded the DKG (recommended while an Oblt. in 5.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122). 28.06.43 Oblt. and pilot, appt Staka Wekusta 1 (Lfl. 1) (to 05.08.43). 05.08.43 KIA – in Ju 88 D-1 (B7+HA) shot down by a fighter over the Leningrad Front in Pl.Qu. 36 Ost 1064. GRAMPP, Wolfgang. 01.09.39 Oblt., in Fest.Flak-Abt. 34. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. GRAMS, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., NS-Führungsoffizier for I./KG 200. GRAMS, Dr. (med.) Günther. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. GRAMS, Karl. 11.42 Lt., Zugführer in 8./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. “Barenthin”. 30.11.42 WIA. GRAMS, Karl. (DOB: 09.11.11). (W.B.K. Fürth). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRAMSCH, Bernhard. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Flak). GRAMSE, ? . c.04.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 32. GRAMSE, Georg. (DOB: 13.11.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. GRAMSS, Friedrich. 01.07.42 at Luftflottenachrichtenschule 5, promo to Obstlt. 09.04.43 appt Kdr. Flieger-Abt./Luftflotten-Nachr.Schule 5 (still 07.44). 01.10.44 promo to Oberst. GRAMTZ, Joachim. (DOB: 25.09.22). 01.01.43 promo to Lt./A1. GRANDE, Horst. (DOB: 07.03.16). (W.B.K. Gotha). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 20.05.41 Lt., 1./KGr.z.b.V. 105 fate unstated - Ju 52 at Maleme. GRANDER, Josef. (DOB: 31.08.12). (W.B.K. München II). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRANDPAIR, Fritz. (DOB: 04.12.19). (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister (d.R.) promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRANER, Georg. 07.39 Oblt., appt Staka 3.(J)/LG 2 (to 10.05.40). 15.04.40 Oblt., 3.(J)/LG 2. 10.05.40 Oblt., Staka 3.(J)/LG 2 KIA – Bf 109 E-1 (Brown 1) in crash-landing at Esbjerg/Denmark during bad weather. Credited with one victory. GRANER, Karl. (DOB: 08.11.12). (W.B.K. München III). (DKG). 01.10.42 Ofw.d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 02.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), from Flugzeugführer-Überprüfungsschule LF trf to St.G. 77. 23.02.43 Lt., 2./KGr.z.b.V. 102 awarded the DKG. 05.06.43 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. GRANICKY, Bernhard (Gerhard?). (DOB: 07.03.13). 01.03.39 promo to Oblt. 06.41 Oblt., in II./KG 3 (to 26.06.41 MIA). 26.06.41 Oblt., 4./KG 3 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (5K+EM) lost in the area of Minsk. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRANIEL?, Wilhelm. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. [Last name difficult to read] GRANIER, Joachim. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 09.03.43 in Ob.d.L. pool, appt provisional Kdr. III./Jäger-Rgt. 39 (L) (to 29.06.43). 29.06.43 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to III. Lw.Feldkorps for temporary duty. 08.09.43 trf to Luftgaukdo. Süd for further assignment. 15.02.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 213/VII (to 05.45). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRANIER, Otto. 15.08.39 Maj.(z.D.), temporary duty from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI to Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Schleswig-Holstein. 01.11.41 in Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Schleswig-Holstein, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 28.02.43 released from service. GRÄNING, Georg. 04.45 Ob.Zm., Zahlmeister Stab/9. Fsch.Jg.Div. MIA. GRANITZER, Hans. (DOB: 12.11.17). (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). (DKG). 29.06.42 Lt. and Beobachter (Aufkl.), awarded the Ehrenpokal. 09.09.42 Lt. in 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41, awarded the DKG. 01.12.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GRANITZKA, Paul. (DOB: 02.12.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRANKOW, Albert. 08.07.42 Oblt., 1,./KG 40 MIA - Fw 200 C-4 (F8+EH) lost over the North Sea, in 47 Ost / 4270. GRANL, Hans-Joachim. 02.09.43 Oblt. and pilot in 9./KG 40, MIA in Fw 200 (F8+DT) shot down by naval AA-fire. [Note: this is the name that appears in the intercept from KG 40 and it’s repeated several times, but in the Gen.Qu. Verlustmeldungen his name is given as GRAUL, Josef.] GRANZ, ? . 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp."Faultier"/2. Jagddivision. GRANZ, Gerhard. (DOB: 24.12.14). (n.d.) with JFS 1? (n.d.) with JG 52? 07.09.40 Oblt., Adj. I./ZG 2 POW - Bf 110 C-4 (3M+BB) shot down by 249 Sqdn. vic Noak Hill, Billericay. (n.d.) held POW in Canada. 01.04.43 previously in I./ZG 2, promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. (n.d.) retired from Bundeswehr as Oberst. †07.07.2000. GRANZIUS, Rudolf. (DOB: 21.09.11). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRANZOW, Joachim. (DOB: 01.01.19). (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRAOWASS, Wladimir. 09.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./KG 3 (to 07.12.41). GRAP, Albert. (DOB: 24.06.88). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GRAPE, Dr.(med.) Hans. (DOB: 14.11.12). (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.09.43 promo to Ass.Arzt/San. (Kr.O.). GRAPE, Joachim. 16.04.41 Oblt. in I./KG 4, WIA. 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 07.03.42 Hptm., appt Ia of I./KG 4 (to 12.04.42). 23.03.44 Hptm., appt Staka 9./KG 4 (to 26.06.44 MIA). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRAPENTHIN, Hans Albert Wilhelm. (DOB: 20.09.22). 01.08.42 promo to Lt./A1. 15.02.45 Lt., Stab I./JG 11 KIA - Fw 190 A-9 (White 12) shot down by Russian fighters vic Zechsdorf - crashed into a lake vic Frankfurt/Oder. 1996 remains recovered. Buried Lietzen. GRAPOW, Adalbert von. 10.38 Maj.?, Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 4 (and 03.41). c.03.41 Obstlt., 05.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 180 (to 15.04.41). 15.04.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 144 (to 08.41). GRAPOW, Lothar. (DOB: 15.10.17). 10.41 Oblt., appt Kdt. St Qu of 1 Flak-Div. (to 09.44). 1945 Oblt., appt Offz. beim Stabe of 18. Flak-Div. 03.45 Oblt. (Kr.O.) and IIa in Stab/15. Flak-Brig. (mot). GRAPP, Günther. (DOB: 27.01.17). (n.d.) with II./Art.Rgt. 8. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. 01.09.42 Aufklärungsflieger, promo to Hptm. 01.05.43 in Stab/Luftflotte 2, trf from Heer control to Luftwaffe control. 05.43 in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32, trf to Stab/Kroatische Luftwaffen-Legion. 06.44 trf to JG 104. c.16.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 11./JG 27 (11./JG 27 became 15./JG 27 on 15.08.44). 11.44 trf to Erg.JG 1. 11.12.44 Hptm., appt Staka 16./JG 27 (to 24.12.44). 24.12.44 Hptm., re-appt Staka 15./JG 27 (to 22.02.45). 22.02.45 Hptm., Staka 15./JG 27 KIA - Bf 109 G-10 (Yellow 14 + ~) N of Amelsbüren. GRÄESEL, Karl. (DOB: 03.11.22). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 01.03.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRASEDIECK, Friedrich. (DOB: 06.08.15). 14.05.45 Lt., KIA - Crete. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRASEL, Anton. (DOB: 02.10.14 in Gestorf, Krs. Spinge). (R). 16.09.44 KIA near Stautnicki on the Eastern Front. 24.10.44 Oberwachtmeister, posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, Zugführer in 1. Battr. of a leichteFlak-Abt. (mot.). GRASEMANN, Walter. (DOB: 23.07.17 in Hamburg). (R, DKG). 1937 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., FFS C Stargard. 06.40 Lt, trf to 8./KG 27. 01.01.42 Oblt., appt Adj. in III./KG 27. 19.03.42 Lt., awarded DKG, III./KG 27. 01.43 flew 15 supply missions into Stalingrad. 16.06.43 Oblt., 9./KG 27 unhurt - He 111 H-16 (1G+BT) shot down by a night fighter, crashed 2 km NE of Ljudinowo. 08.07.43 Oblt., Staka 9./KG 27 WIA - He 111 H-16 (1G+BT) due to AA hit in right aerleron - belly-landed at Kharkov-Voichenko. c.07.43 promo to Oblt. and appt acting Kdr. III./KG 27 (to 08.43). 09.43 Oblt., appt Staka 9./KG 27 (to 25.11.43). 01.10.43 promo to Hptm. 09.10.43 Oblt. and Staka 9./KG 27, awarded the Ritterkreuz for inflicting heavy destruction on enemy industry, rail targets and airfields. 07.06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 12./KG 27 (to 06.09.44). 07.09.44 Hptm., appt Staka 7./KG 27 (to 12.11.44), then Staka 7./KG 27 (J) (to 14.02.45). 24.11.44 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. IV./KG 27 (to 08.12.44). 10.12.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./Erg.KG (J) (to 03.45). 01.04.56 joined the Bundeswehr. 07.59 appt Kdr. Aufkl.G.51 "Immelmann" at Bremgarten (to 04.12.62). 1965 appt Kdr. Waffenschule d.Lw. 50 Fürstenfeldbruck (to 1970). 31.03.71 retired as an Oberst. †26.11.2007 in Fürstenfeldbruck. Credited with 420 combat missions. GRÄSER, Fritz. 01.45 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 704. GRASHOF, Siegfried. (DOB: 08.02.11). 13.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe 1 to Stab/JG 3. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRASHOFF, Albert. (DOB: 14.05.05). (W.B.K. Hamburg II). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Bau). GRASINGER, Georg. (DOB: 02.07.18). (n.d.) with 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. (n.d.) with 2.(F)/SAGr. 131. (n.d.) with 3.(F)/SAGr. 130. 03.45 Oblt., MIA along Channel coast. GRASL, Gottfried. (DOB 21.09.18 in Baden). (W.B.K. Baden). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 1944 Lt., 1./Erg.JGr. Ost. 1944 with 9./Erg.JG 1. 29.12.44 Lt., 9./JG 1. 05.03.45 Lt., 9./JG 1 MIA/POW? - Bf 109 G-14 (White 13) emergency landing vic Konitz. No known grave. GRASMANN, Heinz. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GRASMANN, Kurt. (DOB: 20.05.15 in Berlin). 1931-34 attended Berlin Technische Hochschule. 1936 received an engineering degree from München Technische Hochschule. 1936 assigned to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin - concerned with exhaust and heating systems, air filters, and testing apparatus. 1942 spent 2 months in Castel Benito to test sand filters. 01.11.43 promo to Fl.Hpt.Ing. GRASMANN, Richard. (DOB: 21.04.11). (W.B.K. Ludwigsburg). 01.11.35 RDA as Lt./Flak. GRASNICK, ? 10.44 Maj., in Stab/Koflug 6/IV. GRASNICK, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 09.01.16). (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRASS, Dr. (med.) Franz. (DOB: 24.03.13). 05.41 St.Arzt Abt.Arzt of Fsch.Jg.Abt. 7. 01.08.41 promo to Stabsarzt. 19.05.44 Stabsarzt, appt Truppenarzt/Fallschirmjäger-Rgt. 5. GRASS, Günter. 24.11.40 Lt., 7./ZG 26 KIA - Bf 110 collided with another Bf 110 vic Caen-Carpiquet. GRASS, Hans. (W.B.K. Koblenz). 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 07.10.43 in Stab/Luftflottenkdo. 1, trf to RLM (Gen.Qu./Chef d.Nachschubwesens). GRASS, Heinz. 26.09.42 Lt., 1./KG 54 lost Ju 88 A-4 (B3 +AH) lost to unknown cause ditched near Tymbakion. 14.11.42 Lt., 1./KG 54 POW - Ju 88 A-4 trop (B3+CK) lost to unknown cause vic Djidjelli a/f. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GRASS, Helmut. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. GRASS, Herbert. (DOB: 07.04.11). 1941 assigned to IV./KG 4 as an observer. 1941 trf to Luftverkehrsgruppe. 1941 appt Asst.Adj. Stab/Luftverkehrsgruppe Tempelhof. 01.10.41 promo to Hptm. 1942 trf to 10./KG 4 as an observer. 1942-43 appt Aufsicht-Offz. and instructor LKS 4. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 01.09.44 promo to Maj. 08.01.45 attended Lehrgang für Verbandsführer at NS-Führungsschule II (to 31.01.45). GRASSEGGER, Wolfram. (DOB: 11.03.18). (W.B.K. Passau). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRÄSSEL, Dr. (med.) (Z) August. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. GRASSEL, Johann. 03.06.40 trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. z.b.V. 6/XVII. (to 20.06.42). 21.06.42 trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 30/XII . 01.05.44 promo to Oblt.d.R. (n.d.) final rank Oberzahlmeister. GRASSER, ? . 23.12.44 Oblt., 11./JG 11. Credited with one victory. GRASSER, Fritz. (DOB: 06.12.97). 1940-41 Maj., Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 267 (to 03.41). 02.06.42 Maj. (Erg.O.), Leiter d.Feuerleitstab Hohensalza, appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 878 (still 02.43). 01.03.43 promo to Obstlt. 22.07.44 appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 974 (ETr.) (still 04.45). GRASSER, Hartmann. (DOB: 23.08.14 in Graz/Austria). (RE, DKG). 1934 fled Austria for Germany for political reasons and began a career with the Polizei. 1936 entered the Luftwaffe. 16.09.39 Lt. in 3./JGr. 152 (3./ZG 52 - temporary designation). 24.09.39 Lt., 3./JGr. 152 unhurt - Bf 109 D-1 forcelanded at Bingen due to damage by MS 406s of GC II/4. 06.01.40 returned to I./ZG 52 due to unit renaming. 01.05.40 in II./ZG 2 due to unit renaming. 02.41 (10.40?) assigned to Stab/JG 51. 26.07.41 Oblt., 5./JG 51. 31.07.41 Oblt., appt Staka 5./JG 51 (to 09.41). 04.09.41 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, II./JG 51. 04.09.41 Hptm., appt acting and then (c.03.42?) permanent Kdr. II./JG 51 (to 06.06.43). 02.10.41 Oblt., 5./JG 51. 24.10.41 Oblt., 5./JG 51. 05.11.41 Oblt., 5./JG 51. 14.12.41 Oblt., 5./JG 51. 24.01.42 Oblt., 5./JG 51 WIA with a severe eye wound - during combat and forced to make an emergency landing near Warwarovka (Bf 109 F-2) - lengthy recuperation. 01.04.42 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 26.06.42 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 20.08.42 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 26.09.42 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 19.09.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, II./JG 51. 01.10.42 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 25.11.42 Hptm., Kdr. II./JG 51. 02.01.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 22.03.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 23.03.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51 unhurt - bailed out vic Djemmal/Tunisia with engine damage. 26.03.43 Hptm., Stab II./JG 51. 04.43 trf to Stab/4. Fl.Div. 07.06.43 trf to Stab/Jagdfliegerführer Paris. c.21.06.43 appt Jagdfliegerführer Paris (to 06.09.43). 31.08.43 awarded Eichenlaub, Kdr. III./JG 51. 07.09.43 trf to Stab/4. Jagddivision. 01.12.43 promo to Maj. 27.04.44 Maj., in Stab/4. Jagddiv., appt Kdr. III./JG 1 (to 31.05.44). 15.10.44 (or 12.44?) Maj., appt Kdr. II./JG 110 (to 27.02.45). 03.45 in Stab/General der Jagdflieger? (inspected ROA-Jagdstaffel 5 at Havličkuv Brod c.08.03.45). 05.45 captured by U.S. forces and then turned over to the Russians. Credited with over 700 combat missions and 103 air victories. 1949 released from Soviet captivity and went to India to train civilian pilots. 1950 went to Syria to be an advisor to the Ministry of Defense. (n.d.) subsequently worked in the pressed steel parts industry. 1953 Günther Maltzahn tried to convince Grasser to join the Bundeswehr, but he prefered to a civilian career. Subsequently worked in India and in the Middle East. †02.06.86 in Köln. Buried in Graz. Credited with 103 victories in over 700 missions. GRASSER, Maximilian. (DOB: 20.09.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRASSFELDT, Karl-Heinz. 01.08.43 in KG 3, promo to Oblt. 17.01.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.08.44 adjusted RDA for rank of Oblt. moved forward to 01.04.42. 15.10.44 Oblt., appt Staka 12./NJG 5. GRASSHEY, ? . 06.07.44 Stabsingenieur, with Verbindungsamt GLM at Como/N Italy and concerned with the procurement of a licensing agreement for the manufacturing of the Fiat A 75 aircraft engine. GRASSHOFF, Wilhelm. 01.09.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Wehrmeldeamt Chemnitz 1. 01.07.42 with Wehrmeldeamt Chemnitz 1 and Wehrbezirkskdo. Chemnitz I, promo to Obstlt. GRASSHOPF, ? . 15.05.44 Lt., 1./NJG 100. GRASSINGER, Georg. (DOB: 07.02.18). 1944-45 Oblt. in SAGr. 130 then 3./SAGr. 130. 24.04.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 03.45 reported MIA along the Channel coast. GRASSL, Ernst. (DOB: 25.04.20). (W.B.K. Straubing). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.).

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Section G - K GRASSL, Franz. (DOB: 07.02.96). (W.B.K. Wien II). 11.40 Oblt., appt Führer Kfz.-InstandsetzungsZug d.Lw. 2/XIII and/or 3/XIII. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRASSMANN, ? . 08.05.45 Maj., Adj. of JFl.Fü. Dänemark. GRASSMANN, ? . 28.04.44 Maj. (Ln. – had just been promoted from Hptm.) in Kdo. Paris/Ln.Versuchs-Rgt. GRÄSSMANN, August. 16.11.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.) and Kp.-Chef Nachschub-Kp.d.Lw. 15/IV, trf to Ldssch.Kp.d.Lw. 1/XIII as acting Kp.-Chef. GRASSMANN, Dietrich (Dieter). (DOB: 13.01.20 in Berlin-Treptow). (R, DKG). 07.11.38 entered the Luftwaffe and began training at 2./Fl.Ers.Abt. 62 (to 02.39). (n.d.) underwent officer training at LKS Fürstenfeldbruck. (n.d.) attended FFS C 7. 01.04.40 promo to Lt. 16.04.40 trf to Grosse KFS 2 (to 15.06.40). 16.06.40 trf to Blindflugschule Königsberg- Devau (to 07.40). 16.07.40 trf to Erg.KGr. 2 (to 19.07.40). 20.07.40 trf to 4./KG 4. 19.01.41 severely WIA in a crash-landing at Haarlem - He 111 P-4. Spring of 1941 returned to operations. 07.41 involved in Moscow raids. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 01.09.42 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. II./KG 4 (to 10.10.42). 05.10.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 10.10.42 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. Stab/KG 4 (to 10.43). 31.03.43 Oblt., awarded DKG, Stab/KG 4. 10.10.43 trf to 12./KG 4 (to 08.44). 02.44 (19.05.44?) Oblt., appt Staka 12./KG 4 (to 15.08.44 or 14.10.44). 01.08.44 appt Staka 1./KG 4 (to 08.05.45). 06.01.45 achieved his 300th mission. 01.03.45 promo to Hptm. 12.03.45 Oblt, awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 1./KG 4. (n.d.) flew some supply missions into Budapest and Breslau. †14.08.91 in Bonn. Credited with 361 missions. GRASSMANN, Gerhard. (DOB: 15.08.14). 01.12.38 RDA as Lt.(A2/Flak). 01.11.40 promo to Oblt./A2. 01.06.43 with schw.Flak-Abt. 252. GRASSMANN, Herbert. (W.B.K. Heidelberg). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GRASSMANN, Horst. (DOB: 13.04.21). (W.B.K. Eberswalde). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRASSMANN, Peter. (DOB: 04.12.10 in Bonn). (n.d.) with 3.(St)/Tr.Gr. 186. (n.d.) in III./St.G. 1. 04.43 Kdr. III./St.G. 1. (n.d.) Maj., with Stab I./SG 152. †1965 in Brussels. GRASSMEL(GRASMEHL?), Franz. (DOB: 08.01.06 in Machow or Mochow/Krs. Lübben in Brandenburg). (RE, DKG). (W.B.K. Bad Kissingen). 1928 joined the Polizei. 04.28 attended the Brandenburg Polizeischule. 1935 entered service with the Heer and eventually with 2. Panzer-Div. 01.10.37 promo to Oblt.d.R. 01.08.39 trf to Fest-Pz.Abw.Abt. 545. 10.04.40 promo to Oblt. 14.06.40 attended a paratroop school. 07.40 trf to the Luftwaffe and assigned to the Fallschirmjäger. 01.08.40 appt Chef 14./Fsch.Jg. Rgt. 1. 13.09.40 rank modified to Oblt.d.R. 1940-41 Kp.-Chef in Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 01.01.41 promo to Hptm.d.R. 21.02.41 promo to Hptm. 05.41 Hptm., Chef 14. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. Late 1941-42 WIA twice in on the Leningrad front. 01.06.42 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. 01.07.42 appt permanent Kdr. III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. 18.12.42 WIA. 01.07.43 promo to Maj. 22.07.43 awarded DKG, Kdr. III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. 03.44 (acting?) Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. 08.04.44 Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr., III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. 08.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. Grassmel (to 09.10.44). 09.10.44 appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 20 (to 05.45). 10.02.45 WIA. 12.03.45 promo to Obstlt. 08.05.45 Obstlt., awarded the Eichenlaub (No. 868), Kdr., Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 20. 1946 released from POW captivity in the West. †30.06.85 in Stade/Niedersachsen. Buried at the Friedhof Geestberg. GRASSMUCK, Berthold. (DOB: 13.01.17 in Rodach near Coburg). (R, DKG). 28.05.42 Fw., 1./JG 52. 06.07.42 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 06.08.42 Ofw., 1./JG 52. 13.08.42 Ofw., awarded DKG, I./JG 52. 01.09.42 Ofw., 1./JG 52. 19.09.42 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 2./JG 52. 28.10.42 Fw., 1./JG 52 KIA – shot down by AA fire near Stalingrad-Pitomnik. Credited with 65 air victories. GRASSMUCK, Karl. (DOB: 10.09.20). (W.B.K. Coburg). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GRÄTER, Willi. (DOB: 02.07.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt.(Fl.)/A2. GRATH, Rudolf. 02.03.44 Lt., 5./JG 52. 15.01.44 Lt., 10./JG 54. 06.02.44 Lt., 10./JG 54. 02.03.44 Lt., 5./JG 52. 15.03.44 Lt., 10./JG 54. [ same as GRETH, Rudolf. (DOB: 14.08.22).?] Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRATHWOL, Herbert. (DOB: 23.06.12 in Mannheim). (n.d.) had not yet completed his Ph.D. candidacy. 1940 appt Offz.z.b.V. in RLM (Sch.Etat). 01.11.40 promo to Lt. 1941 appt instructor Ln.Schule Halle. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 trf to Ord.Amt Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 2. 1944 appt Adj. and Nafü Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 4. 1945 attended Lehrgang with NS-Führungsschule Oberjoch. GRATL, Rupert. (DOB: 27.10.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÄTZ, (Kurt? Paul?). 04.02.43 Hptm. in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 66 but attached to Stab/Flak-Rgt. 102. GRÄTZ, Anton. (DOB: 19.06.14). 30.11.42 Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Schwäbisch-Hall to Division Hermann Göring. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRATZ, Arno. 24.01.43 Lt.z.S., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 MIA - He 115 B/C lost in Pl.Qu.27 Ost 6453 while attacking convoy JW 52. GRÄTZ, Friedrich. (DOB: 07.08.22). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. GRATZ, Gustav. 17.07.39 Obstlt., Kdr. Luftpark Anklam (to 01.10.39). 01.02.41 promo to Oberst. In Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 7. GRÄTZ, Heinz. 24.02.45 Lt., III./Erg.KG 1 WIA - Me 262 A-1 crashed at Neubiberg due to a technical fault. GRATZ, Karl. (DOB: 24.01.19 in Wiener Neustadt/Austria). (R, DKG). c.10.41 assigned to 8./JG 52. 14.05.42 Uffz., with 8./JG 52. 08.06.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. (n.d.) Lt., Stab/JG 52. 01.07.42 Uffz., awarded Ritterkreuz, 8./JG 52. 04.09.42 Uffz., 8./JG 52. 04.10.42 Uffz., 8./JG 52. Late 1942 served as an instructor with Erg.JGr. Ost for a few months. 03.43 trf to 11./JG 2. 12.03.43 Fw., 11./JG 2. 05.04.43 Fw., 11./JG 2. 08.06.43 Fw., awarded DKG. 27.07.43 Fw., 11./JG 2. 16.08.43 Ofw., 11./JG 2. 1944 rejoined III./JG 52. 19.04.44 Fhj.Ofw., with 8./JG 52. 12.06.44 Lt., 8./JG 52. 22.08.44 Lt., 8./JG 52. 24.10.44 Lt., with Stab/JG 52. 01.01.45 Lt., appt Staka 8./JG 52 (to 08.05.45). 1945 became POW of the Soviets (to 1949). Credited with over 900 combat missions and 138 air victories. 31.03.70 retired from the Bundeswehr as an Obstlt. †14.03.2002 in Leck/Holstein. GRÄTZ, Kurt. (DOB: 12.03.08). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GRATZ, Paul. (DOB: 25.04.93). (W.B.K. Danzig). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRÄTZEL von GRÄTZ, Adolf. (DOB: 14.10.01). (W.B.K. Bernburg). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRATZER, Alfred. (DOB: 02.02.25). 1944 with Erg.JGr. Süd. GRATZER, Dr. (med.) Josef. (DOB: 05.06.93). 01.09.24 entered military service. 01.04.43 Oberstarzt, appt IVb in Stab Feld-Luftgaukdo. XXV (to 01.07.43). 01.07.43 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 20.08.43 appt Chefarzt/Lw.-Lazarett Athen. 31.07.44 released from active military service. GRATZER, Othmar. 01.08.42 promo to Oblt./A1. GRATZFELD, Wilhelm. 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. GRATZKY, Heinz. (DOB: 18.05.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1., Blindflugschule 5. 26/27.07.44 Lt., 8./KG 26 MIA - Ju 88 A-17 (1H+AS) lost in the area of the Seine Estuary. GRATZY, Herbert. c.02.38 Maj., Kdt. Fliegerwaffenkompanie of the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, assigned to I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 23.11.38 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 10.11.39 Obstlt., Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1, trf to Fallsch.Schule 2 Wittstock and appt Kdr. GRATZKI, Walter. (DOB: 20.12.08). (n.d.) Reg. Rat, as a reservist, was a high official in the Finanzamt Berlin-Steglitz. 02.12.43 Oblt., Ord,Offz.in an (unspecified) Lw.-Felddiv.KIA. GRAU, ? . 29.08.43 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kp. B 6 /XI Aunö. GRAU, Franz. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Ln.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRAU, Georg. 06.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. III to JG 2. 02.02.43 trf from FliegerErs.Btl. III to Luftgaukdo. XI. 08.43 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. B 6/XI. GRAU, Heinz. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRAU, Heinz. (DOB: 29.04.10). 01.04.41 Lt., 1./KG 27 WIA - He 111 H-5 (1G+LH) shot up by Hurricanes of 316 Sqdn. - crashed vic Wexford/Ireland. GRAU, Konrad. (DOB: 22.05.11). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRAUBAUM, Werner. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., le.Flak-Abt. 86. 01.11.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GRAUBMANN, Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Rudolstadt). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GRAUBNER, Adolf. 01.07.39 Maj., trf from Stab/Flak-Rgt. 26 to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI. 01.10.42 in Kriegswissenschaftlichen Abtl.d.Lw., promo to Oberst (Flak). GRAUBNER, Hans. 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur and Bauaufsichtsleiter at the Weser-Flug AG plant. GRAUBNER, Reinhard. (DOB: 02.08.15 in Frankfurt/M.). (R, DKG). 1934 joined the Reichswehr as a Pionier. 1935 trf to the Luftwaffe, and later assigned to Fliegergruppe Gotha (I./KG 253). (n.d.) trained as an observer with Grosse KFS Tutow. 05.39 in KG 4. 01.09.39 Oblt., appt Adj. Stab/KG 4 (to 21.09.39). 1940 with 6./KG 4. 05.41 Oblt., (~II./KG 4) briefly served in Iraq as part of Sd.Kdo. Junck. 16.05.41 Oblt., Sd.Kdo. Junck unhurt? - He 111 H shot down by a Gladiator of 94 Sqdn. during raid on Habbaniya. 01.12.41 Oblt., appt Staka 4./KG 4 (to 01.10.42) WIA - He 111 H-6 (5J+EM) shot down by AA W of Belev. 16.02.42 awarded the Ehrenpokal. Spring 1942 promo to Hptm. 05.06.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, II./KG 4. 01.11.42 Hptm., appt Adj./KG 4 (to 29.01.43). 01.02.43 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. II./KG 4 (to 30.06.44). 03.09.43 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./KG 4. 01.01.44 promo to Maj. 07.44 Maj., appt Kdr. III./KG 4 (to c. 23.12.44). 04.12.44 or 30.12.44 Maj., appt Kommodore KG 4 (to 08.05.45). 09.05.45 captured by the Americans. Credited with at least 420 combat missions during the war. †03.11.86 in Walluf near Eltville. GRAUDENZ, Karl-Heinz. (DKG). c. 12.43 Lt., appt Führer Erprobungskdo. Graudenz (a.k.a. Ausbildungskdo. Graudenz; Erprobungskdo. Bannieck). 24.04.44 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.10.44 Lt., unspecified KG unit, awarded the DKG. GRAUDIŅŠ, August. (DOB: 26.10.13). 06.44 Hptm., Staka 2./NSGr. 12 (to 17.10.44). (n.d.) Hptm. [Latvian national in Luftwaffe service]. GRAUENHORST, ? . (n.d.) with K.R. 11. 03.10.39 Oblt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. GRAUER, ? . 06.02.43 Lt., Stab /St.G. 77 MIA - Bf 110 E-3 (S2+LA) lost vic Bataisk, cause unknown.. GRAUER, Josef. (DOB: 16.10.97). 15.06.40 Maj., appt Leiter Luftpark Göttingen. 01.04.43 in RLM (Nachschubamt), promo to Oberst. 25.06.43 appt Leiter Feldluftpark 2/XIII (Zaporozhye) (still 08.43). 15.11.44 appt Leiter Feldluftpark 1/IV. GRAUER, Otto. (DOB: 10.02.15 in Stuttgart). (W.B.K. Cottbus). (DKG). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt./Fl. 09.09.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 23.03.42 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 09.01.43 Ofw., 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11 awarded the DKG. 13.11.43 Lt., 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11 KIA - no details. Credited with 201 combat missions. GRAUERT, Eberhard. (DOB: 27.11.92 in Koblenz). 00.38 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS A/B 41 (to 31.07.40). 31.05.43 Oberst, in Ob.d.L. pool, released from active service effective this date. †1972 in Koblenz. GRAUERT, Dr.(med) Heinz. (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.11.42 promo to Ass.Arzt. (RDA 01.05.42). GRAUERT, Ludwig. 16.05.40 Maj., appt Kdr. Ers.Abt. “General Göring” (to c.09.41). 18.11.42 Obstlt. (d.R./Flak), temporary Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 77, appt provisional then permanent Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 123 (to c.21.09.44). c.15.03.44 (Oberst? f.n. not given), appt Gen.d.Flakartillerie/Gen.d.Lw. in Dänemark (to 16.09.44). 01.02.45 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 3. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRAUERT, Ulrich. (DOB: 06.03.89 in Berlin). (R). 13.03.09 entered the Heer(Art.). 13.03.09 entered the Heer. 27.01.10 promo to Lt. (RDA 19.06.08). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 18.08.17 promo to Hptm. 01.19 commanded the remains of Feldfliegerabteilung 420 that provided air support for Freikorps troops in Berlin. 01.04.20 appt Adj. with the Inspektion der Flieger. 02.05.20 returned to the ground forces. 25.02.25 promo to Oblt. 01.26 served with the Artillerie. 10.28 appt Referent with the RWM. 01.02.29 promo to Maj. (RDA 01.02.28). 1930 Maj., Leiter Referat II (Personal u. Tradition) / Inspektion 1(L). 01.11.30 on the Geheime Fliegerliste. 12.31 appt Kdr. III./Art.Rgt. 6. 01.33 assigned to the Luftschutzamt of the RWM. 01.10.32 promo to Obstlt. 01.09.33 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe in the rank of Obstlt. and appt Kdr. Waffenschulen d.Lw. 01.11.33 appt Abt. Chef LP 1 in the RLM. 01.07.34 promo to Oberst. 01.10.36 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.04.37 temporary duty to various training courses dealing with Staffelkapitän and Gruppenkommandeur responsibilities at Flieger-Lehrgang 2, Brandis and at Aufkl.-Lehrgang Jüterbog (to 30.06.37). 01.08.37 appt Höherer Fliegerkommandeur II (to 01.08.38). 20.04.38 promo to Gen.Lt. (RDA 01.04.38). 01.08.38 appt Kdr. 1. Fliegerdivision (to 04.10.39). 01.10.39 promo to Gen.d.Flieger. 11.10.39 appt Komm.Gen. Fliegerkorps I (to 15.05.41). 29.05.40 Gen.d.Fl., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. I. Fliegerkorps. 19.07.40 promo to Generaloberst. 15.05.41 KIA in Trsp.St. I. Fl.Korps Ju 52 shot down by 303 Sqdn. Spitfires near Boulogne, crashed vic St. Omer and buried in Nampcel/France. GRAUL, Hans. 31.12.43 Lt., JG 110 KIA - Bf 109 D crashed vic Steinbach or Hessen, due to a servicing error. [ same as the other ?Hans Graul?] GRAUL, Hans-Joachim. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.11.43 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRAUL, Josef. (DOB: 26.04.02). (W.B.K. München I). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRAUMANN, Christian-Erich. (DOB: 07.06.92 in Braunschweig). WWI served with the Infanterie, then Artillerie. 1921 owned and operated a petrol station (to 1933). 10.12.34 joined the SA. 1934 employed by the RWM. 1935 attended artillery course for reserve officers. 1937 promo to Oblt. 1937? promo to Hptm. 1939 assigned to RLM/GL Abt. 5. 08.39 Hptm.(W), in RLM. 1940 trf to OKH/ Ord.-Amt /Wehrwirtschaftstab. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.12.44 promo to Oberst. GRAUMANN, Ernst. (DOB: 07.10.13). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Oder). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRAUMANN, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 13.02.08). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAUMNITZ, Fritz. (DOB: 06.12.94). 01.11.32 RDA as Hptm. 02.04.35 Hptm., Fliegerschule Fassberg, attended Infanterie-Lehrgang Königsbrück (to 28.05.35). 01.04.36 Maj., appt Staka 7./KG 154 (to 20.04.37). 10.09.38 Obstlt., appt Kdr. I./KG 157 (to 30.04.39), then Kdr. I./KG 27 and Kdt. Fl.H. Hannover-Langenhagen (to 10.10.39). 17.05.39 Oberst, 1./KG 27 unhurt in emergency landing at Langenhagen - He 111 P (71+N11). 15.09.39 Obstlt., Stab I./KG 27 unhurt - He 111 hit by ground fire vic Brest-Litovsk. 15.11.39 Obstlt., appt Kdr. I./Grosse KFS Thorn (to 15.01.40), then I./Grosse KFS 4 (to 09.05.41). GRAUNKE, Dr. (med.) Hans-Ulrich. (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt d.R. GRAUPETER, Georg. (DOB: 31.08.24). 1944 Lt. in JG 1. GRAUPNER, ? . 04.44 Lt., Adj. Fsch.Pi.E.u.A.-Btl. 1. 04.45 Lt., Zugführer in 3./ Fsch.Pi.Btl. 20. GRAUPNER, Helmut. (DOB: 12.07.20). 26.09.44 Lt., KIA - Crete. GRAUPNER, Karl. 01.43 Maj., Kdr. IV./5. Lw.-Felddiv. 01.09.43 in Stab/5. Lw.-Felddivision, promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GRAUPNER, Otto. (DOB: 20.12.95). 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), at Nachschubschule d.Lw. 01.07.42 with Luftpark 1/IV, promo to Obstlt. GRAUROCK, Fritz-Kraft von. 01.07.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). 15.07.43 Maj., trf to Aussenstelle Magdeburg/Luftgaukdo. III (still 02.45). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRAUTOFF, Wolfgang. (DOB: 26.01.06). (W.B.K. Berlin X). (n.d.) trained as a Flugzeugführer (pilot). 1940 assigned to Lg.Kdo. III. 01.05.41 assigned to temporary duty with Lg.Kdo. VII (to 31.05.41). 06.05.41 Oblt., in Kurierstaffel des Führers. 31.07.41 trf to Blindflugschule 4 as an instructor. 01.11.41 trf to Blindflugschule 6 as an instructor. 08.04.42 trf to Sonderflugleitung München-Riem as Offz.z.b.V. 01.05.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.02.44 appt Leiter Aussenstelle München d.Lfl. 2. 15.10.44 trf to Führerkurierstaffel. GRAUTOFF, Wolfgang. (DOB: 26.01.06). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 1940 assigned to Lg.Kdo. III. 01.05.40 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 06.05.41 Oblt., in Kurierstaffel des Führers. 31.07.41 trf to Blindflugschule 4 as an instructor. 01.11.41 trf to Blindflugschule 6. 08.04.42{unreadable}. 01.05.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.07.44 {unreadable}. 15.10.44 trf to Führerkurierstaffel. GRÄVE, Bernhard Edler von. 25.05.43 Lt., 2./Versuchverband Ob.d.L. KIA - He 111 H-6 shot down by a Finnish fighter NW of Ladoga. [last name may be Graves] GRAVEN, Rudolf. (W.B.K. München II). 06.03.43 Oblt.d.R.z.V. in Flieger-Ers.Btl. III, trf to Annahmestelle 1 für Offizierbewerber d.Lw. 01.08.43as recommended by Luftgaukdo. III, promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). GRAVENHORST, Werner. (DOB: 22.06.13 in Berlin). 1944 Lt. and Adj. III./JG 52. 01.45 Lt., Stab III./JG 52 KIA at Baranow. GRAVENREUTH, Siegmund-Ulrich, Freiherr von. (DOB: 21.10.09 in München). (RE, DKG). (n.d.) studied law. 01.07.34 entered service with 3./Inf.Rgt. 19 of the Heer (to 30.09.35) and trf to the Luftwaffe in 1936. 01.10.35 ordered to Fliegerschule Neuruppin for flight training (to 31.03.36). 01.04.36 promo to Lt. 01.04.36 trf to 3./KG 155. 16.03.36 trf to III./KG 355 (to 03.05.38). 14.12.36 Lt., III./KG 355. 1937-38 in Spain with the Legion Condor with K/88 for 13 months. 01.12.37 promo to Oblt. 04.05.38 trf to I./KG 255 (Landsburg) (to 14.01.39). 15.01.39 trf to LKS 4 (Fürstenfeldbruck) as an Adj. 08.09.39 trf to 1.Fl.Div. (to 31.10.39). 10.11.39 Oblt., trf from LKS 4 Fürstenfeldbruck to RLM Inspekteur des Erziehungs u. Bildungswesens der Luftwaffe (L.In.10) (to 15.04.40). 16.04.40 trf to 3./KG 30. 17.06.40 Oblt. and Staka 3./KG 30 unhurt, claimed a hit on a 10,000 ton transport, possibly the Lancastria (which sank with a loss of over 4,000 lives) - Ju 88 A damaged by AA over the Loire estuary then attacked by No.1 Sqdn. 30.07.40 trf to 1./KG 30. 23.09.40 appt Staka 1./KG 30. 24.11.40 Oblt. in 1./KG 30, awarded the Ritterkreuz in recognition for sinking 55,000 GRT of enemy shipping. 01.12.40 promo to Hptm. 26.07.41 trf to II./KG 30 (to 19.04.43). c.26.07.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./KG 30 (to 11.04.42). 11.04.42 Hptm., Kdr. II./KG 30 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+AC) resulting in amputation below the right knee- while attacking convoy at Pl.Qu. 37 Ost 62 near Kildin Island). 14.03.42 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 23.10.42 returned to II./KG 30 after recovering and using a prosthesis - led his unit from the ground for three months. 31.03.42 (or 11.04.42?) Hptm., awarded DKG, II./KG 30. 01.03.43 in Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe, promo to Maj. 02.03.43 awarded Ehrenpokal. 20.04.43 trf to Gen.d.Kampfflieger/RLM (to 09.09.43). 30.04.43 in IV./KG 30, trf to Arbeitstab Süd. 10.09.43 Maj., appt Kommodore KG 30 (to 16.10.44). 01.05.44 promo to Obstlt. 12.10.44 trf to 1./Erg.JGr. Ost to convert to fighters. Killed 16.10.44 in a fatal Bf 109 G-6 crash near Damsdorf/Kreis Breslau during a practice flight- apparently due to altitude sickness. 09.01.45 Obstlt., posthumously awarded Eichenlaub, Kommodore. KG 30. (n.d.) promo to Oberst posthumously. Credited with sinking a destroyer and over 50,000 GRT of shipping in 194 missions, of which at least 28 lasted more than 4 hours each. GRAVENREUTH,Ulrich, Freiherr von. (DOB: 04.09.04). 03.11.39 in III./JG 51. 08.40 Oblt., appt Staka 15.(Z)/LG 1. 27.09.40 Oblt. in 15.(Z)/LG 1, KIA – in Bf 110 D-0 (L1+BL) shot down by fighters of 46 Sqdn. near RAS Station Gatwick/38 km S of London. Credited with 3 victories. GRAVERT (GRAWERT?), Gottfried. 00.41 Maj., Kdt. Fl.H. Goslar (to 11.07.41). GRAVERT, Dr. Erich. 28.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), appt acting Kdt. Koflug Werl. 08.40 trf from Lg.Stab z.b.V. 12 to Stab/Koflug Laval. 15.10.40 appt Qu 1/Luftgaukdo. VI. 01.02.41 appt Qu 1/Luftgaukdo. II. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 04.06.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. II to Stab/1. Fliegerdivision (as Ib). 11.07.42 trf from Stab/1. Fliegerdivision to Luftflotte 4. 06.04.43 appt Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Nachschubführer/IV. Fliegerkorps (still 07.43). 22.03.44 Obstlt., in charge of evacuating airfields in the Uman-Pervomaisk-Golta area. GRÄVINGHOFF, ? . 10.10.41 Oblt., 7.(F)/LG 2 KIA - Bf 110 C-5 crashed vic Krainici. GRAW, Hans. 17.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), Kraftfahrausbildungssabteilung d.Lw. 7, trf to 17.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), Kraftfahrausbildungssabteilung d.Lw. 21. GRAWATSCH, Harald. (DOB: 27.11.13). 1940 Adjutant in II./JG 26. 28.06.41 Oblt. and Adjutant in Stab II./JG 26, WIA – in Bf 109 E-7 shot down by a Spitfire and crashed SE of St.-Omer; leg amputated. 02.43 Adjutant in JG 105. 01.04.43 in Stab/Höheren Kdo. der Jagd- und Zerstörerschulen, promo to Hptm. 09.44 Hptm. and Ic in Stab/JG 77. Credited with 2 victories. GRAWE, ? . 08.40 Maj., appt Leiter Seenotzentrale (L) Cherbourg (to 01.41). GRAWE, Heinrich. 24.02.42 Lt., 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41 KIA - Hs 126 (C2+AM) in combat vic Golinowo. GRAWERT, Gottfried. 01.08.42 with Fl.H.Kdtr. Quedlinburg, promo to Obstlt. GRAWERT, Joachim von. (W.B.K. Dresden III). 01.11.42 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRAWERT, Peter. (DOB: 07.01.18). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Flak). GRAZIADEI, Norbert. ("Naggi"). (DOB: 24.02.20). 26.06.44 Lt., 6./JG 300 unhurt - Fw 190 G-8 (Yellow 1) in combat with B-24s vic Moosbierbaum. 07.07.44 Lt., 6./JG 300 WIA - lost an Fw 190 A-8 (Yellow 1) vic Leipzig hit by AA during combat with B-24s. 27.09.44 Lt., 5./JG 300 lost Fw 190 A-8 (Red 14) vic Gotha. 06.10.44 Lt., 5./JG 300. 31.12.44 Lt., 5./JG 300 WIA - Fw 190 A-8/R2 (Red 14) shot down vic Rothenburg - bailed out. †05.99. Credited with at least 8 victories. GRAZY, ? von. 1939 Obstlt. and Kdr. Fallschirmschule II (to 01.40). GREBE, Adam. (DOB: 02.06.18). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GREBE, August. 01.06.34 promo to Hptm.(Flak). 01.08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in I./Flak-Rgt. 36. 10.07.42 Hptm., trf from Wehrmeldeamt Karlsbad to Luftflotte 1. 20.03.43 trf from Stab/XIII. Fliegerkorps to Stab/20. Lw.-Felddivision. GREBE, Konrad. (DOB: 21.04.19). (DKG). 01.01.42 promo to Lt./A1. 25.01.43 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.06.43 Lt., 6./KG 27 MIA - He 111 H-16 (1G+CP) lost to a night fighter during attack on Yaroslavl. 31.08.43 Lt., 6./KG 27 awarded the DKG. GREBE, Robert. (DOB: 24.10.96). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 10.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 742, appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 836. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 01.12.43 promo to Maj.d.R. 02.02.44 appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 828 (still 04.45). GREBER, Adolf. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R.z.V. (Ln.). GREBER, Konrad. (DOB: 10.02.08). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GREBHAHN, Helmut. (DOB: 06.07.13). (W.B.K. Eutin). 01.08.38 RDA as Lt./Ln. GREBLOW, ? . (n.d.) Maj., Offz.Res. in KFl.H.Kdtr. Griefswald, available for assignment. GREDIG, Alfred. (DOB: 12.02.13 in Grünhagen ). (DKG). 19.03.42 Oblt., 1./Flak-Rgt. 11 awarded the DKG. 10.06.42 Oblt., Batterieführer Flak-Rgt. (unspecified) KIA - died in a field hospital in central Poland. Probably reburied at Joachimow-Mogily. GREEN, Paul. (DOB: 24.08.06). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GREEN, Walter. (DOB: 14.10.06). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 13.03.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.) in Stab Nafü/Koflug 19/XI, trf to Stab/Ln.-Abt. beim Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Niederlande. GREF, Hans. (DOB: 02.07.20). (DKG). 1941 with Erg./ZG 76. 1942 with II./NJG 4. 08/09.12.42 Oblt., 4./NJG 3. 19/20.02.43 Oblt., Staka 4./NJG 3. 05.07.43 Oblt., Staka 12./NJG 5. 07.08.43 Oblt., 12./NJG 5. 27.08.43 Oblt., 3./NJG 100. 04.11.43 Oblt., 3./NJG 100. 13.12.43 Oblt., awarded Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K the Ehrenpokal. (n.d.) with NJGr. 10. (n.d.) Oblt. with NJG 100. 26.03.44 3./NJGr. 10 KIA - Bf 110 G-4 crashed at Rosbach. 28.10.44 Oblt., awarded DKG, 3./NJG 100. Credited with 20 victories. GREFFENIUS(GREFFINIUS?), Georg. (n.d.) with Erg./JG 26. 01.42 with 2./JG 26. 29.06.42 Lt., JG 26 KIA - Fw 190 A-1 (Black 8) combat with Spitfires N of Dunkirk, crashed into the Channel. GREFFRATH, Friedrich. (DOB: 23.04.99 in Cassel). 03.02.17 entered the Heer (Inf.). 17.07.18 hospitalized by poison gas. 10.07.18 promo to Lt. 10.02.37 with Flak-Rgt. 2 during a reserve exercise. 01.06.37 promo to Oblt.d.R. 08.12.38 with Flak-Rgt. 51 during an exercise. 01.04.39 promo to Hptm. 22.08.39 Hptm., appt Adj. Flak-Rgt. 51 (to 20.06.40). 21.06.40 appt Kdr. FlakErs.Abt. 61. 16.05.42 appt Kdr. Flak-Ausb.Abt. 61 (to 10.07.42). 01.08.40 promo to Maj. 11.07.42 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 677 (to 07.09.42). 08.09.42 Maj., Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 677, appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 673 (to 25(15?).05.43). 01.12.42 promo to Obstlt. 16.05.43 hospitalized with heart trouble. 25.05.43 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 93. 25.01.44 trf to 8.Abt. /OKL (Kriegswissenschaftliche Abt.) as Referatsleiter then as Gruppenleiter des Luft archives (to 05.45). 18.05.45 to POW camp Garmisch. 31.05.45 trf to POW camp Augsberg. 20.06.45 trf to POW camp Berchtesgaden. GREGER, Erich. 01.12.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GREGER, Peter. (DOB: 24.09.22). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), JG 102. 22.02.44 Lt., 5./JG 77. 01.05.44 Lt., 5./JG 77 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 7 + -) collided with another fighter on the airfield of Giulano-Eschio/Italy. Credited with one victory. GREGOR (GREGER?), ? . 1942-43 Hptm., Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 6/III (to 03.02.43 MIA). GREGOR, Dr. ? . 12.09.42 Maj. and Referent Ic/Pol in Lw.-Führungsstab. GREGOR, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 12.03.20). (W.B.K. Weimar). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GREGORI, ? . 11.07.44 Lt. in I./Flak-Rgt. 35, WIA. GREGORI, Heinrich. (DOB: 30.05.22). (W.B.K. Krems an der Donau). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GREGORI, Karl. (DOB: 26.05.05). (W.B.K. München IV). 01.11.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREGORY, Maximilian, Freiherr von. (W.B.K. Oels). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 24.05.43 Maj. d.R. with Abwicklungsstelle/Luftgaukdo. Charkow, trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III (to 01.10.43). 01.10.43 trf to Abwehrstelle Belgien (III Luft). GREIF, Georg. (DOB: 09.09.10). 01.11.41 promo to Hptm. 13.03.43 Hptm., in II./Flieger-Rgt. 32. GREIF, Rolf. 01.44 Lt., 2./Fsch.Pi.Btl. 5. GREIFELT, Konrad. (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.03.39 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Fl.). 01.04.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). 03.09.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. VI, trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. A 205/I. GREIFENBERG, Ernst. (DOB: 06.07.13). 11.42 Oblt., Zugführer in 6./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. Barenthin. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GREIFENBERGER, Otto. (DOB: 04.03.15). (W.B.K. Perleberg). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREIFENSTEIN, T. 29.07.41 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 unhurt? - Ju 88 D-1 (F6+FH) - no details. GREIFF, Kurt von. (DOB: 18.05.10 in Berlin - Charlottenburg). (i.G.). (DKG). 01.04.28 pre-military pilot training at Fliegerschule Schleissheim (to 31.03.29). 01.04.29 sent to Russia for fighter pilot training with Flugzentrum Lipetsk (to 30.09.29). 01.10.29 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.07.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and ordered to Italy for fighter pilot training. 01.10.33 training with DLH (R.B.Strecke) in Berlin. 01.04.34 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.08.34 trf to KG 252 as a pilot. 01.04.35 appt Adjutant in Stab/Fliegerschule Neuruppin. 12.03.36 appt Adjutant in Stab/LKS Wildpark-Werder. 01.01.37 promo to Hptm. 01.03.38 appt Staka in II./KG 255. 01.03.39 appt Referent I b in L.In.10/RLM. 30.10.39 Hptm., trf from RLM (L.In.10) to Stab/Luftflotte 3 and appt Lw.-Verbindungs-Offz. with H.Gr. B. 27.06.40 trf to KG 51. 1940 Staka 1./KG 51. 12.08.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./KG 51 (to 14.02.41). 15.02.41 Maj., appt Ia op 1 in Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Stab/Luftflotte 3 (to 31.05.41). 01.10.41 promo to Maj. 01.11.41 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. (did not attend the Luftkriegsakademie). 01.42 appt Ia for Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 3. 02.10.42 appt Ia in Stab/Lw.Kdo. Don (to 04.03.43). 16.01.43 Maj., awarded DKG, Stab/Lw.Kdo. Don (later I. Fliegerkorps). 23.02.43 in Genst./I. Fliegerkorps, ordered temporary duty to Lw.-Führungsstab Ia. 05.03.43 appt Gruppenleiter I in Abt. Ia/Lw.-Führungsstab. 01.10.43 (01.04.43) promo to Obstlt. 01.09.44 appt Chef des Führungsabt.(1.Abt.)/Genst.d.Lw. (to c. 28.04.45). 01.04.45 promo to Oberst. 09.05.45 captured at Thumersbach. 05.12.45 released. GREIFFENHAGEN, Hans. 01.06.41 promo to Maj.(Wm.). 29.06.42 Maj., ordered temporary duty from Rüstungsinspektion/Wehrkreis VI to Kdo.d.Rüstungsbereich Frankfurt/M. (to 30.09.42). 24.09.42 trf to Rüstungskdo. Frankfurt/M. 28.06.43 Maj. with Kdo.d.Rüstungsbereich Frankfurt/M., ordered to RLM (GL/AW Wi 1) for temporary duty. 1942 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 656 (to 04.44). 04.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 117 (to 04.44). GREIFFENSTEIN, ? . (n.d.) Rittmeister, with Ln.Stelle E 8/IV. GREIL, Johann. 11.03.42 Lt., Stab/KG 26 MIA/KIA - He 111 H-6 (1H+CA) crashed at sea off Stavanger, cause unknown. GREIL, Dr.(med.) Rudolf. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.04.43 RDA as Ob.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GREILACH, Friedrich. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in 1.(Fernspr.u.Fernschr.Betriebs-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. “Legion Condor” 3. GREILER, Hans-Heribert. (DOB: 12.11.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, SG 101. GREILING, Ernst-Jürgen. (DOB: 24.06.11(10?)). (DKG). 01.09.39 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 19. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 13.02.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 43. 01.09.44 promo to Maj. 21.11.44 appt provisional Kdr. III./Flak-Rgt. 42. 09.03.45 appt permanent Kdr. III./Flak-Rgt. 42. †22.01.86. GREILING, Dr. Gebhardt. (DOB: 26.02.10). 01.04.43 Oberstabsarzt, Divisionsarzt/15. Lw.Felddivision and concurrently Kdr. of the division’s Sanitäts-Abt., appt Korpsarzt/I. Fliegerkorps (still 1945). GREILINGER, Adolf. (DOB: 23.05.12). (W.B.K. Linz). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREIM, Hubert von. (DOB: 01.06.21). 04.11.42 Lt., with 11./JG 2 WIA - Bf 109 G-1 (White 8) overturned on landing at Mannheim-Sandhofen. 30.12.42 Lt., 11.(H)/JG 2 POW - Bf 109 G-4/trop (White 2) crash-landed at near Tabarka, Ain Draham due to AA hits. 01.06.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GREIM, Robert Ritter von. (DOB: 22.06.92 in Bayreuth). (PleM, BMJ, RES). 14.07.11 entered the Heer(Art.). 25.10.13 promo to Lt. (RDA 29.10.12). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 10.08.15 began observer training. 04.11.15 trf to Flieger-Abt. 3b. 03.08.16 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. A 204. 24.10.16 began pilot training in Schleissheim. 17.01.17 promo to Oblt. 22.02.17 trf to Flieger-Abt. 46. 04.04.17 trf to Jasta 34. 19.06.17 appt Führer Jasta 34. 21.03.18 concurrently appt Führer Jagdgruppe 10. 24.08.18 concurrently appt Führer Jagdgruppe Greim (to 07.18). 14.10.18 awarded Pour le Mérite. 23.10.18 awarded Bayerischer Militär-Max-Joseph-Orden, verbunden mit dem Persönalichen Adel. 30.12.18 appt Leiter Luftpoststation München (to 14.10.19). 25.02.21 promo to acting Hptm. (RDA 31.03.20). (n.d.) left the army and studied law at München University, then later became a bank clerk. 08.24 went to China and helped Chiang Kai-shek form an air force (to 05.27). 01.10.27 Maj., appt Leiter Deutsche Luftfahrt G.m.b.H. (to 11.33). 12.33 Maj., appt Leiter DVS Würzburg (to 31.03.34). 01.04(01?).34 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Maj. (RDA 01.01.34); appt Kdr. Fliegergruppe Döberitz I./JG 132 “Richtofen”. 01.07.34 appt Kommodore JG 132 “Richtofen” and Kdt. Fl.H. Döberitz. 01.04.35 appt provisional Inspekteur der Jagd- und Sturzkampfflieger/Fl.In. 3. 01.08.35 appt Inspekteur der Jagd-und Sturzkampfflieger/Fl. In 3 . 01.09.35 promo to Obstlt. 10.02.36 appt Inspekteur für Flugsicherung und Gerät. 20.04.36 promo to Oberst. 01.06.37 appt provisional Chef des Luftwaffen-Personalamt/RLM. 01.08.37 RDA received and appt permanent Chef des Lw.–Personalamt/RLM. 01.02.38 promo to Gen.Maj. 27.07.38 received RDA of 01.08.38. 01.02.39 appt Kdr. Fl.-Div.31, renamed 5. Fl.-Div. on 06.02.39. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 03.10.39 appt Kommandierender Gen. V. Fl.Korps. 01.01.40 promo to Gen.Lt. 24.06.40 awarded Ritterkreuz. 19.07.40 promo to Gen.d.Fl. 01.04.42 appt Oberbefehlshaber Lw.-Kdo. Ost. 16.02.43 promo to Gen.Oberst. 02.04.43 awarded Eichenlaub. 05.05.43 appt Chef, and then from Summer 1944, Oberbefehlshaber Luftflotte 6. 28.08.44 awarded Schwerter. 25.04.45 WIA badly in the right foot - by AA schrapnel while flying into Berlin to see Hitler - Fi 156. 25.04.45 promo to Generalfeldmarschall and appt Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe. 08.05.45 into U.S. captivity vic Salzburg and hospitalized. †24.05.45 in Salzburg (suicide - probably by cyanide capsule - to avoid capture by the Soviets). Credited with 28 victories (WWI). GREIM, Siegmund. (DOB: 05.04.16 in Issigau). 17.07.41 Oblt., 4.(F)/Aufl.Gr. 14 KIA - Ju 88 (5F+EM) - 27 km SW of Belyy, 3 km NE of Svity / Smolensk, near Lake Orda. GREIMANN, Arnold. (DOB: 27.10.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GREIMEL, Anton. (DOB: 11.02.15). (W.B.K. München I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Schlei"/3. Jagddivision.. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 1. (schw.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 233. GREIN, Josef. 01.08.44 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm. and Zugführer in 1.(Stabs-Nachr.Kp.)/Ln.-Abt. 142. GREIN, Karl. 07.09.41 Lt., 2./KGr. 806 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (M7+CK) no details. GREIN, Ludwig. 1944 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftleiter with Werft-Abt. Kassel. GREIN, Rudolf. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. GREINER, ? . 02.45 Oblt., Staka 3./KG (J) 54 (to 10.04.45). GREINER, Ambrosius. (DOB: 11.10.13). (W.B.K. Rastatt). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GREINER, Eberhard. (DOB: 12.05.98). 02.42 Maj., appt Kdr. Kolonnen-Abt. I/100 (to 04.42). 10.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), Kdr. Kolonnen-Abt. I/100, appt Kdr. Kolonnen-Abt. II/100. 26.06.42 appt Div.Nachschubführer/17. Flak-Div. (to 1943). 01.08.42 promo to Obstlt. 02.43 Obstlt. (as Eberhardt Greiner), appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 37 (mot) (to 08.43). GREINER, Ewald. (DOB: 04.06.17 ). (W.B.K. Stuttgart I). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GREINER, Georg Hermann. (DOB: 02.01.20 in Heidenheim/Brenz). (RE, DKG). 01.10.38 entered the Luftwaffe. 03.39 began schooling: attended Aufklärungsschule at Grossenhain, Blindflugschule at Neuburg-Donau, Zerstörerschule 2 at Memmingen, JFS 2 at Schleissheim and Nachtjadgschule at Stuttgart-Echterdingen. 30.10.39 received pilot’s licence. c.11.39 attended FFS C at Alt- Lönnewitz. 09.41 finished schooling. 01.10.41 Lt. trf II./NJG 1. 01.42 trf to 4./NJG 2. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 06.42 in IV./NJG 1. 25/26.06.42 Oblt., II./NJG 2. 07.10.42 with 11./NJG 1. 23.11.42 began training with NJ-Schule 1. 01.05.43 Lt., IV./NJG 1. 19.05.43 trf to 10./NJG 1. 26.05.43 Lt., 11./NJG 1. 25.07.43 Oblt., 11./NJG 1. 03.08.43 Oblt., 11./NJG 1. 24.08.43 Oblt., 10./NJG 1. 01.09.43 Oblt., appt Staka 10./NJG 1 (to 01.03.44). 04.10.43 appt Staka LuftbeobachterErprobungstaffel of I./NJG 1. 02.12.43 returned to 10./NJG 1. 30.01.44 Oblt., 10./NJG 1. 28.02.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.03.44 appt Staka 11./NJG 1 (to 03.11.44). 29.03.44 Oblt., awarded DKG, 10./NJG 1. 22/23.04.44 Hptm., 11./NJG 1. 01.06.44 in IV./NJG 1, promo to Hptm. 27.07.44 Oblt., Staka 11./NJG 1, awarded Ritterkreuz. 23.09.44 Hptm., IV./NJG 1. 04.11.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. IV./NJG 1 (to 08.05.45). 20/21.02.45 Hptm., Stab IV./NJG 1. 05.03.45 WIA. 07/08.03.45 severely WIA over the Eifel area after bailing out and striking his knee on the tailfin. Spent remainder of war in hospital. 17.04.45 Hptm., awarded Eichenlaub. Credited with 204 combat missions and 51 air victories, all but 4 at night. 1946-57 studied law and became a sales representative for a textile factory. 01.08.57 joined the Bundesluftwaffe with the rank of Hauptmann. 18.09.1974 retired as an Oberstleutnant. He has lived in Wangen im Allgäu since 1980. †26.09.2014 in Wangen im Allgäu.

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Section G - K GREINER, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 02.01.16). (i.G.). 01.04.35 joined the Luftwaffe. 01.04.37 promo to Lt. 01.09.39 promo to Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 43. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 07.42 trf to Stab/Lfl.Kdo.Reich. 09.44 trf to Luftgau V. 01.01.45 assigned to the Gen.Stab d.Lw. GREINER, Hermann. 10.08.43 Lt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 KIA - BV 138 C-1 (K6+FL) shot down by Soviet fighters vic Norskehavet, Pl.Qu. 27 Ost 9282. GREINER, Hermann. 01.12.39 promo to Lt,.(Flak), III./Flak-Rgt. Legion Condor Nr. 9. GREINER, Johann. (W.B.K. Aschaffenburg). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREINER, Karl. (DOB: 05.05.95). (DKG). 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in I./Flak-Rgt. 18. 1941 Maj., Kdr. Luftgau-FAS XI. c.05.42 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Lehr-Rgt. (to 06.43). 04.09.43 Obstlt., appt provisional Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 7? 01.04.44 promo to Oberst. 15.04.44 Obstlt., awarded DKG, Kdr. FlakRgt. 7. 10.11.44 appt permanent Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 7. GREINER, Dr. (med.) Karl. (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GREINER, Dr. (med.) Klaus. 01.02.43 Stabsarzt, appt Gruppenarzt IV./KG 55. GREINER, Kurt. (DOB: 07.03.01). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GREINER, Dr.(med.) Kurt. (DOB: 15.05.12). (W.B.K. Marktredwitz). 01.09.43 promo to Ass.Arzt/San. (Kr.O.). GREINER, Otto. (DOB: 28.11.09). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GREINER, Reinhold. (DOB: 09.04.06). (W.B.K. Mühlhausen/Thüur.). GREINER, Robert. (DOB: 08.02.89). 01.11.39 Hptm.(W), with Luftmuna Breitengüssbach. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt.(W) and trf from Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 7 to Luftflotte 4 area. 06.05.45 Gruppenleiter in Chef d.Nachschubwesens (4. Abt.), promo to Oberst with RDA of 01.06.45. GREINER, Werner. (DKG). (n.d.) with Geb.Jäg. Rgt. 139. 03.10.39 Oblt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. 13.01.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, Aufkl.St./AOK 11. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. GREINERT, Hermann. 10.08.43 Lt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 KIA - BV 138 C-1 (K6+FL) shot down by Soviet fighters vic Norskehavet, Pl.Qu. 27 Ost 9282. GREINÖCKER, Karl. (n.d.) was NSDAP Ortsgruppenleiter of Hofkirchen im Krs. Mühlkreis/Upper Austria. c. 1939 Fl.Oblt. (Austrian). 12.40 Oblt., possibly with Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. II./Flakkorps. 01.44 Hptm., unit unstated. GREIPEL, Herbert. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GREISERT, Karl-Heinz (“Heino”). (DOB: 02.02.08). (DKG). 30.11.37 Lt. with 2. J/88 in Condor Legion. 01.11.38 appt Staka 2./JG 131. 01.05.39 appt Staka 2./JG 2. 14.05.40 Oblt., 2./JG 2. 15.06.40 Oblt., 2./JG 2. 26.08.40 (or 02.09.40) Hptm. and Staka 2./JG 2, appt Kdr. II./JG 2 (to 30.04.42). 01.12.40 Hptm., appt acting Kommodore JG 2 (to 16.02.41). 06.04.41 Hptm., Stab II./JG 2. 21.06.41 Hptm., Stab II./JG 2. 26.08.41 Hptm., Stab II./JG 2. 27.09.41 Hptm., Stab II./JG 2. 18.05.42 Maj., appt Kdr. III./JG 3 (to 22.07.42). 26.05.42 Maj., Stab III./JG 3. 01.07.42 Maj., Stab III./JG 3. 22.07.42 Maj., Stab III./JG 3 KIA – Bf 109 F-4 (Black <<< + I) shot down by an I-16 over Baskiy or Bazkiy. in Pl.Qu. 1817; he baled out but chute did not open due to insufficient altitude). 05.06.42 Maj., posthumously awarded DKG for service while in II./JG 2. Credited with 34 victories including (1 in Spain). GREISINGER, Dr. Robert. 09.09.44 Unterarzt, Bataillonarzt II./ Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 26 MIA. GREISS, Josef. (DOB: 11.04.94). 1943-44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), released from active service. GREITER, Franz. (DOB: 23.12.19). (W.B.K. Bregenz). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREIZIS, Peter. (DOB: 12.03.03). (n.d.) Hptm. - [Latvian national in Luftwaffe service]. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRELL, Hans-Jürgen. (DOB: 10.12.15). 01.12.39 promo to Lt.(Fl.) Erg.KGr. 2. 24.08.40 Lt., 4./KG 76 - Ju 88 A-1 shot down by a Defiant of 264 Sqdn. S of Manston [Version #2: shot down by Hurricanes of 501 Sqdn. ] Buried at Yssellsteyn. GRELL, Herman. 13.07.43 Maj. (d.R.) in Flieger-Rgt. 23, trf to Fl.Pl.Kdo. 33/XI. GRELL, Wolfgang. (DOB: 19.05.92). (W.B.K. Fürth). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GRELLER, Karl. 01.06.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Führer Ln.Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 41/III Oschatz. GRELLMANN, Werner. (DOB: 12.11.24). 1944 Lt., with JG 105. GREMER, ? . 24.10.44 Hptm. and IK (Kraftfahr-) in Stab/Koflug 1/XI. GREMKE, Georg. 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). GREMM, Hans. 05.08.42 Hptm., 5./St.G. 2 KIA - Ju 87 D-3 shot down by fighters. GREN, Kurt. 05.05.43 Uffz., 2./JG 51. 18.08.43 Obgfr., 2./JG 51. 01.09.43 Uffz., 2./JG 51. 21.10.43 30.04.44 Uffz., 2./JG 51. 30.04.44 Uffz., 2./JG 51. 03.08.44 Uffz., 2./JG 51. 15.08.44 Fw., 16./JG 3??. 16.08.44 Lt., 2/JG 51. 23.08.44 Fw., 16./JG 3. GRENZ, Carl (Karl). 01.08.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 19.02.43 Nafü/Koflug 24/XI, appt Nafü/Koflug 9/XI. 01.45 Maj. and Nafü Koflug 9/XI (Delmenhorst). GRENZ, Rudi. (DOB: 16.12.17). (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRENZE, Stöckhardt. 16.07.44 Lt., II./JG 300 fate unknown - Fw 190 A vic Altenburg/Austria. GRENZEBACH, Jakob. 24.11.39 Hptm., Chef Gen.Qu./4. Abt./Gruppe III/Referent B (Bekämpfung von Eisenbahnzielen, Verkehrslage in Besetzten Gebieten)/Gen.St.d.Lw. 14.01.43 Maj.(d.R.), trf from Bevollm.Gen. des Transportwesens Südrussland to Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV. 20.01.43 trf from FliegerErs.Btl. IV to NJG 5. (n.d.) Maj., Offz. beim Stabe of I./NJG 2. 13/14.04.43 Maj., in II./NJG 2, KIA - Ju 88 C in an Allied air raid on Castelvetrano. GRENZEL, Gerhard. (DOB: 13.05.15 in Brandenburg). (R). 09.39 in I./St.G. 1. 08.05.40 Uffz. in 2./St.G. 1, awarded Ritterkreuz for his success against Allied surface forces in the North Sea, particularly off the coast of Norway, and promo to Feldwebel. He was the first non-commissioned officer in the Wehrmacht to be awarded the Ritterkreuz. 10.01.41 Lt. in 2./St.G. 1, KIA - Ju 87 R-1 (A5+DK) crashed in area of Pantelleria during an attack on British ships near Malta. GRESBRAND, Walter. (DOB: 08.01.14). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 16.07.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./Fallsch.Art.Abt. (II. Fallsch.Korps?). GRESCHIK, ? . 07.09.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XVII (to 09.44). GRESENS, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., JG 1. Credited with one victory. GRESENS, Heinz. (DOB: 18.06.13). 04.04.34 entered the Reichsheer. 01.10.34 trf to the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) attended Kriegsakademie Potsdam. 01.04.37 promo to Lt. (n.d.) Lt., with J/88 of the Condor Legion. 01.08.39 Oblt., in I./ZG 76. 12.04.40 Oblt., 2./ZG 76. 01.10.40 Oblt., appt Staka 5./NJG 1 (TO 23.06.42). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 23.06.42 Hptm., trf to 1. Jagddivision. GRESENS, Walter. (DOB: 18.06.13). (n.d.) attended Kriegsakademie Potsdam. 04.04.34 entered the Reichsheer. 01.10.34 trf from the Reichsheer to the Luftwaffe. 01.04.37 promo to Lt. 02.38 temporary duty with the Condor Legion (to 01.39). 18.12.39 Oblt., with I./ZG 76. 10.41 Oblt., Staka 11./NJG 1. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. Credited with 2 victories. GRESITZKA, Erich. (DOB: 29.07.09). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 1942 assigned to Lg.Kdo. III./IV. 07.01.42 trf to FFS A/B 11 as Offz.z.b.V. 15.10.43 trf to II.(Ausb.)/FFS A 125 as Offz.z.b.V. 15.10.44 trf to FFS A 61 as an instructor. 30.01.45 promo to Oblt. GRESKE, Günter. (DOB: 07.05.21). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRESKY, Gerhard. (DOB: 30.09.04). 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur and Gruppenleiter at Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. 01.04.45 assigned to Chef TRL E-St.)/OKL, promo to Oberstabsingenieur. GRESS, Hans. (DOB: 02.12.96 in Gargazon). 20.09.15 entered military service (Inf.) 06.18 promo to Lt.d.R. 04.11.18 became POW in Italy (to 03.09.19). 26.08.39 trf to Fla.MG Res.Kp. 462. 01.01.40 promo to Oblt.d.R. 03.08.01.40 trf to Fla.MG.Res.Kp.306. 25.03.40 trf to Fla.MG.Res.Kp. 462. 27.05.40 trf to le.Res.Flak-Bttr. 301. 21.07.40 trf to le.Res.Flak-Bttr. 302. 07.02.41 trf to Res.FlakAbt. 263. 03.06.41 trf to le.Res.Flak-Abt. 998. 25.09.41 trf to Res.Flak-Abt. 344. 01.01.42 trf to 4./schw.Flak-Abt.355. 01.05.42 promo to Hptm.d.R.z.V. 07.07.42 trf to Div.Nachschubführer 2.Flak-Div. (mot). 17.08.42 trf to Stab/Nachschub-Kol.Abt. 4/I. 27.08.42 trf to le.Flak-TransportBttr. (mot) 1/VI. 19.01.44 trf to Kol.Fü.Stab/6. Flak-Div. 01.08.44 promo to Maj.d.R.z.V. 07.02.45 trf to Flak-"Inst."Abt. (mot) 1/VII. GRESSEL-BARAGA, Josef. 01.10.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Frankfurt/M. GRESSLER, Erwin. 11.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. VI to Stab/Luftgaukdo. BelgienNordfrankreich. GRESSMANN, Ernst. (DOB: 29.10.13). 15.02.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.01.43). 14.05.43 Oblt., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 706 WIA - BV 138 C-1 ditched off Obrestad, at Pl.Qu. 05 Ost/5947 after combat with some Hampdens. 01.08.43 in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 706, reclassified as Hptm. (A 1/Fl.). 03.45 Hptm., appt Staka 1.(F)/SAGr. 130 (to 08.05.45). GRESSUNG, Wolfgang. 18.03.40 Lt., 7./KG 26 KIA - He 111 H-3 crashed E of Erfurt during a transfer flight from Gotha to Schwerin, cause unknown - during a snow shower. GRESZEL, Hans. 20.11.42 Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Rgt. 52 to Höh.Fl.Ausb.Kdo. 17. GRESZMANN, ? . 11.07.44 Hptm. in 2.(F)/Seeaufkl.Gr. 131. GRETH, Rudolf. (DOB: 14.08.22). 1943 with 2./JG 103. 18.10.43 Lt., 11./JG 54. 06.12.43 Lt., 10./JG 54. 18.03.44 Lt., 10./JG 54 KIA - shot down in the area of Tolkatschewo. Credited with 14 victories. GRETHER, Hans. 01.09.39 promo to Oblt., in A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 82. 19.05.40 Oblt. in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, KIA – in Hs 126 shot down by fighters near Quesnoy and crashed at Naves NE of Cambrai. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRETHLEIN, Oskar. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 28.06.41 Lt., 6./KG 76 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (F1+CP) lost - no details. GRETSCHEL, Walther. (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.11.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 18.11.42 at LKS 2, assigned temporary duty to RLM (L.In.6) to 20.01.43. 22.01.43 trf from LKS 2 to RLM (L.In.6). GRETZER, Helmut. 24.01.44 Lt., 5./KG 100 MIA - lost to unknown cause vic Anzio-Nettuno. GREUBEL, Ludwig. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., I./Flak-Rgt. 19. 01.10.43 in III./Art.Rgt. 10 (L), promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GREUIL, ? . 02.09.43 Oblt., III./KG 40 KIA - Fw 200 C-5 (F8+DT) shot down by ship's AA no details. GREUL, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 15.03.17). (W.B.K. Weimar). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREUL, Hugo. 14.05.41 Maj.(d.R.), trf from Stab/Lg.Nachr.Rgt.z.b.V. 1 to Stab/Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 12. GREULICH, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Offz. of unknown function with 2.Fsch.Jg.-Div. (to 08.44). GREULICH, Bernhard. (DOB: 04.12.02). (W.B.K. Mannheim). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GREULICH, Eugen. 27.04.44 Oblt. (Kr.O.) and pilot in KG 100, appt Kp.-Chef Flugh.Betr.Kp. (FK) 5. GREULICH, Ludwig. (DOB: 27.07.19). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GREUNER, Georg Heinrich. (DOB: 28.11.21). 14.02.44 Lt., 10./ZG 1 unhurt? - Fw 190 crashed vic Brest -Süd upon returning after bombing practice. 01.07.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 02.01.45 Oblt., appt Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Staka 4./JG 1 (to 14.01.45 †). 14.01.45 Oblt., 4./JG 1 WIA n Fw 190 A-8 (Red 1) with severe burns after forced landing vic Stolzenau one hour after British attack on Twente a/f in the Netherlands, later died in hospital. Buried at Diepholz. GREVE, ? . 08.44 (Oblt.?), appt Staka 1./KG 26 (to 02.45). GREVE, Emil. (DOB: 05.02.84). (W.B.K. Rostock). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GREVE, Erik. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in Flugmess-Kp. (E) z.b.V. 16. GREVE, Hans. (DOB: 28.05.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.01.43). GREVE, Hans. 16.12.42 Lt., 9./KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+BT) collided with a He 111 H-6 during landing at Comiso. GREVE, Herbert. (DOB: 18.08.91). 01.10.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. (See) Holtenau to Fl.H.Kdtr. (See) Schleswig. 18.12.42 Obstlt., trf from Fl.Pl.Kdo. 8/XI (previously with Fl.Pl.Kdo. 10/XI) to Fl.H.Kdtr. 119/XI and appt Kdt. 04.02.44 Obstlt., KIA - Crete. GREVE, Johannes. 1944 Hptm. and Staka 1.(F)/SAGr. 131 (to c.05.44). c.07.44 Hptm., appt Staka 3. (F)/SAGr. 130 (to 08.05.45). GREVE, Karl-Heinz (Carl-Heinz) Antonius. (DOB: 17.10.20 in Münster/Westfalen). (R, DKG). 15.11.39 entered the Luftwaffe and began training at Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 12 at Brandenburg. 01.40 trf to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 12 at Königsberg. 05.09.40 attended FFS C 1 at Sorau, then BFS 2? 02.41 trf to grosse KFS 1 at Tutow. 01.04.41 promo to Lt. 09.08.41 trf to 3./KGr. 606 and became Techn.Offz. 23.03.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 02.05.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 3./KGr. 606. 22.06.42 trf to Ausb.St.des Fl.Fü.Atlantik at Ansbach. 09.08.42 trf to KGr. 606 as Staffeloffz. 12.09.42 trf to 3./KG 77. 10.42 in 6./KG 77. 07.10.42 Lt., awarded the Ritterkreuz for sinking a destroyer and 51,000 GRT of enemy shipping, as well as severely damaging an aircraft carrier and a cruiser. 21.12.42 appt Staka 8./KG 77. 01.04.43 in I./KG 77, promo to Oblt. c.07.43 Oblt., appt Kdr. II./KG 77 (to 20.07.44). 09.43 began torpedo training in East Prussia, including attending Verbandsführerlehrgang. (n.d.) appt Kdr. II./KG 77. 01.05.44 (01.12.43?) promo to Hptm. 25.07.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./KG 30. 01.12.44 promo to Maj. 01.03.45 Maj., Kdr. of I./KG (J) 30. 03.05.45 became POW. 26.08.45 released. 15.10.45 became a representative for a textile concern. 14.08.46 began employment in the medical field in an unknown capacity (to 1956). 16.07.56 entered in the postwar Bundeswehr attending FFS at Fürstenfeldbruck and Landsberg. 16.07.56 promo to Maj.(Bw). 08.08.57 began refresher training at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. 01.01.58 appt Eins.Offz. and acting Kommodore JaboG 31 at Nörvenich. 05.58 appt Kommodore JaboG 34. 20.08.59 promo to Obstlt.(Bw). 27.11.62 promo to Oberst (Bw). 09.64 appt Operations officer / acting Commander, Sector Operations Center (SOC), Birkenfeld. 04.65 appt Referatsleiter Bundesministerium für Verteidigung, Bonn. 12.06.67 trf to Inspizient der fliegenden Verbände der Luftwaffe / Inspizient der Kampfverbände der Luftwaffe, Luftwaffenamt Porz-Wahn. 16.08.67 promo to Brigadegeneral (Bw). 07.68 appt provisional Kdr. 1 Luftwaffendivision Meßstetten (to 10.68). 01.10.70 appt Kdr. 1. Luftwaffendivision. 04.11.70 promo to Gen.Maj.(Bw). 28.10.74 promo to Gen.Lt.(Bw) and appt Kdr. 4. Allied Tactical Air Force (ATAF) Ramstein/Heidelberg Air Base. 27.03.81 awarded the Legion of Merit (US). 31.03.81 retired. †21.05.98 in Lauben bei Memmingen. Credited with sinking at least 13 ships in 230 missions. GREVE, Theodor. 30.06.41 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Uetersen (to 14.01.43). 01.04.43 provisional Kdr. Jäger-Rgt. 26 (L)‘, promo to Oberst. 04.06.43 in Feld-Ers.Btl. d.Lw. 4, ordered to OB Süd for temporary duty (to 05.10.43). 04.09.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XI. 09.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Koflug 2/XI (Seeland) (to 12.44)? 09.44 appt Kdr. Auffangstab 1. Fallschirm-Armee (to 04.45?). 21.09.44 Oberst (f.n. not given), appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. Greve (a.k.a. Fsch.Ers.u.Ausb.Rgt. Greve) (to 25.11.44). GREVEN, Gert. 1941 Oblt. and Staka 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33 (to 05.41). GREVEN, Hermann. (DOB: 06.04.15). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GREVEN, Dr. (med.) Kurt. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. II). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GREVERATH, Theodor. (DOB: 03.09.06). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GREVERUS, ? . 31.07.43 Obstlt., appt Führer Fl.Pl.Kdo. D 103/XI (See) Tönning. [? His name should have come up somewhere before.] GREWE, Bernhard. (W.B.K. Giessen). 12.41 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef 4. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 54 (to 01.43). 01.43 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef 2. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 54. 01.04.43 in II. Fliegerkorps area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.02.42). GREWE, Heinrich. 01.07.44 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.Abt. 131 (11. Flak-Div.). GREWE, Heirich. (DOB: 02.09.10). (W.B.K. Augsberg). 01.10.42 Ofw., simultaneous promo to Lt. and Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GREWE, Josef. (DOB: 09.09.08 in Schüren/Westf.). (R, DKG). 08.06.42 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 08.09.42 Fw., awarded DKG, 9./St.G. 77. 20.07.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 9./SG 77. †20.05.62 in Dortmund-Schüren. GREWE, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 28.09.20). 1945 Lt., under Lfl.Kdo. Reich. GREWEN, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., with Stab LN/88 of the Condor Legion. GREWER, Heinrich. (W.B.K. Gelsenkirchen). 01.08.43 as recommended by Luftgaukdo. VIII, promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Flak). GRGAC, Milan. (DOB: 08.12.96). (W.B.K. Wien I). WWI served. 01.12.26 promo to Oblt. (d.R.z.V./Flak). 1939 appt Zugführer 5./Res.Flak-Abt. 385. 1943 appt Offz.z.b.V. schw.Flak-Abt. 533. 1943 appt Asst.Adj. schw.Flak-Abt. 223. 01.11.43 promo to Hptm. 1944 assigned as Croatian interpreter to the Verb.Offz. in gem.Flak-Abt. 172 (Kroat). GRIBEL, Dr. ? . 05.41 Ob.Arzt, 8. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. GRIBEL, Karl. (DOB: 14.04.09). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRIBL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 06.01.94). (W.B.K. Kempten/Allgäu). 08.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII to Feld-Ausb.Rgt. d.Lw. 1. 10.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.), trf from Feld-Ers.Btl. d.Lw. 1 to Luftflotte 1 for further assignment. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GRIEBSCH, Dr.(med.) Richard. GRICSE, Werner. 01.01.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). GRIEB, Hans. 1940? Lt., Zugführer in 3./ Fsch.Pz.Jg.Abt. 7. 21.05.41 Lt., 1. Zug, 3. Kp./Fsch.Pz.Jg.Abt. 7 WIA vic Kastelli. GRIEB, Oskar. 04.11.42 Hptm., appt Ia/Sachbearbeiter (technical advisor) in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XVII (still 15.01.45). GRIEBEL, Osmar. (DOB: 21.11.19 in Nürnberg). (R, DKG). 01.06.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehenpokal. 21.08.42 Uffz., awarded DKG, 2./St.G. 77. 05.12.43 Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 2./SG 77. 09.03.44 KIA north of Porokhnya/Ukraine. GRIEBENOW, Max. (DOB: 07.03.07). 12.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from III./JG 26 to III. Lw.-Feldkorps. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRIEBLER, Wilhelm. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 01.12.42 promo to Oblt. GRIEBNER, Hans. (DKG). 01.12.42 Oblt. and Adjutant in Stab IV./KG.z.b.V. 1. 07.43 Oblt., appt Staka 16./TG 1 (to 03.44). 26.07.43 Oblt., Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.03.44 Oblt. in IV./TG 1, awarded the DKG. 13.03.44 Oblt.d.R., Staka 16./TG 1 KIA - Ju 52 shot down by Beaufighter at sea vic Rhodes. GRIEFAHN, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 14.02.17 in Klagenfurt). 03.42 with KGr.z.b.V. 300. (n.d.) with Erg.TGr. Schönwalde. 21.04.43 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. Stab/KG.z.b.V. 323. 05.43 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. Stab/TG 5 (to 23.03.44). 05.44 appt Techn.Offz. TG 3. Last rank: Hptm. GRIEGER,

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Section G - K GRIEGER, Max. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 29.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.), trf from LuftsperrErs.Abt. 1 to 4./Luftsperr-Abt. 105. GRIEGER, Stephan. (DOB: 29.11.24). 01.02.44 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GRIEGER, Richard. (DOB: 30.11.10). (W.B.K. Stolp). 01.12.40 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRIEGOW, Helmuth. 19.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), with the Überführungskommando d.Luftzeuggruppe 3, trf to Kurierstaffel 3. GRIENER, ? . Early 1942 Oblt. and Techn.Offz. in Erg.Gr./JG 52. GRIEP, Gerhard. (DOB: 04.03.09). (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRIEPENKERL, Kurt. (DOB: 29.04.88 in Metz). 14.02.06 promo to Lt. 08.10.14 promo to Oblt. (n.d.), served with the artillery in WWI. 18.12.15 promo to Hptm. 1939 promo to Maj. 01.12.40 promo to Oberst (Erg.O.) (Wm.). 11.07.41 trf to Lfl. Kdo. 4. (to 30.05.42). 01.01.42 Oberst, IH of Stab/Luftflotte 4. 07.42 Oberst, on temporary duty from Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Schwerin to Luftflotte 4 (to 14.08.42). GRIEPENKERL, Werner. (W.B.K. Braunsberg/Ostpr.). 01.04.43 in Lg.Kdo. I area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.02.42). GRIES, Eugen. (DOB: 21.03.10 in Heiligenhaus). 21.10.30 entered the Reichsmarine, serving initially with the coastal artillery. 01.09.32 assigned to torpedo boat Iltis, then the Leopard. 01.10.33 to Kiel for 6 months further training. 01.05.34 trf to the Luftwaffe, trf to Fliegerschule (See) DVS Warnemünde. 01.09.34 promo to Uffz. 04.09.36 Ofw., trf to AS/88 in the Condor Legion in Spain (to 17.05.37). 05.37 returned to 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406. 10.37 attended the Beobachterlehrgang at Parow. 09.38 trf to 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406. 16.10.38 trf to FFS See 3. 01.08.40 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). Mid-1942 trf to Grosse KFS Tutow. 1942 attended Verbandsführerschule /KG 101 in Tours. 01.02.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.), trf from FFS A/B 118 to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 05.02.43 trf to FFS C Zeltweg. 01.02.43 Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.), FFS A/B 118. 09.02.43 trf to 2./Einsatz-KGr. Ju 88/Chef Ausbildungswesens (to 29.11.43). 01.04.43 (16.09.43?) promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 03.07.43 appt Stafü of an unstated unit. 1944 trf to FFS A 118 as an instructor. 01.09.44 attended the Regiment Führer Lehrgang at Neuhammer. 04.45 served as infantry vic Magdeburg, and soon became POW of the Americans, but soon handed to the British at Kiel. 08.45 released. Postwar worked for Deutsche Bahn (to 1963). †15.12.2004 in Emmertal. GRIES, Heinz. (DOB: 27.12.21 in Wertheim?). 21.06.41 Lt., 9./JG 26 KIA - Bf 109 F-2 combat with Spitfires vic Camiers 6 km NNW of Étaples. Buried at Bourdon. GRIES, Horst. (DOB: 28.03.23). 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. GRIES, Rudolf. (DOB: 06.08.17in Schleswig). Late 1944 Lt. in 10./JG 2 then 7./JG 2. GRIESANG, Rudolf. (DOB: 18.03.11 in Frankfurt). 01.11.43? Hptm., gem.Flak-Abt. 235 (v). 20.09.43 KIA - Syberezh, 25 km NNW of Tschernigow/Ukraine. GRIESBACH, Rudolf. (DOB: 19.09.19 in Katharinenberg/Thur.). (DKG). 09.04.42 Lt., I./Flak-Rgt. 27 awarded the DKG. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GRIESBAUER, Alexander. (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GRIESCH, Theobald. (DOB: 16.06.09). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 29.08.42 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. 14/XI to Stab/Luftflotte 4. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRIESDORF, Gustav. (DOB: 14.09.89). (W.B.K. Görlitz). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 1944 Oblt.? with Pi.Abt. (Nebeltr) of 5. Flak-Div. GRIESE, Albert. (DOB: 02.09.07). Waffeninspekteur with I./JG 3. GRIESE, Fritz. (DOB: 24.10.11 in Jever). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 76. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) Verb.Offz. for Jafü Oberitalien. 14.06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 3./NJG 6. 27.06.44 Hptm., appt Staka Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 5./NJG 6 (to 14/15.03.45). 12/13.09.44 Hptm., 5./NJG 6. 13/14.01.45 Hptm., 5./NJG 6 - injured in a collision at Schwäbisch Hall - Ju 88 G-6 (2Z+DN). 14/15.03.45 Hptm., 5./NJG 6 KIA – Ju 88 G-6 (2Z+HN) crash-landed at Schwäbisch Hall and burst into flames after engaging an enemy plane). Buried at Schwäbish Hall. Credited with 2 victories. GRIESE, Hans-Heinrich. 01.12.39 Hptm., appt Staka 5./LG 1 (to 04.04.40 KIA - in He 111 H-1 (L1+FN) crash near Dedelsdorf). GRIESE, Dr.(med.) Hans. 01.42 (no rank mentioned) ,d.Lw. GRIESE, Heinrich. (DOB: 31.08.13). (DKG). 20.08.40 Oblt., appt Staka 1./NJG 1 (to 06/07.11.41 WIA and hospitalized and convalescing for all of 1942 - Bf 110 C-4 crashed vic Obaix). 20.12.40 Oblt., Staka 1./NJG 1 WIA - Bf 110 C-4 bailed out during non-combat flight vic Rhinow, cause unknown. 13.10.41 Oblt., 1./NJG 1. 17.11.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.02.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 1./NJG 1. 13.01.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./NJG 4 (to 02.44). 16.04.44 Hptm., appt Kommodore NJG 6 (to 12/13.09.44). 12/13.09.44 Hptm., 5./NJG 6 WIA – in Ju 88 G-1 (2Z+AA) crashed after combat with a Mosquito of 239 Sqdn. vic Annweiler near Landau). 01.05.44 promo to Maj. †20.10.44 (presumably from injuries of 12/13.09.44). 05.45 Maj., Offz.b.V. IV./NJG 4. Credited with 14 victories. An unsubstantiated postwar published source states that he survived the war and died 08.06.98. GRIESE, Dr. (med.) Karl Georg. (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GRIESE, Werner. (DOB: 27.09.17). 01.09.39 promo to Lt./A1. 11.05.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (F6+LL) lost vic estuary of the River Tay, to unknown cause. [Version #2: on Tholen Island /Netherlands, 3 km NW of Sint Maartensdijk]. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRIESEBACH (GRISEBACH?), Hans-Theodor. 14.05.40 Lt., 2./JG 2. 31.05.40 Lt., 2./JG 2. 26.08.40 Oblt., 2./JG 2 POW shot down over Portsmouth (Bf 109 E-4, WNr. 5383) by 43 Sqdn., crashed vic Blendworth. Credited with 3 victories. GRIESCHE, Werner. (DOB: 30.04.20). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRIESEDIECK, Dr. Bernhard. 01.02.43 promo to Oberfeldarzt (d.R.). GRIESEL, Heinrich. 01.09.39 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 25. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 10.12.43 Hptm. (Tr.O.), trf from Ob.d.L. pool to 11. Flakdiv. 10.12.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Flaklehr-Abt./FAS I (still 04.45). GRIESEL, Konrad. (DOB: 16.03.15). (W.B.K. Kassel I). 01.12.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Bau). GRIESEL, Rudolf. (W.B.K. Lübeck). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). (RDA 01.11.39). GRIESELER, Walter. 26.05.44 Oblt. in I./JG 11, appt Kp.-Chef in Ln.-Flugmelde-Abt. (E) z.b.V. 22 Esslingen/Neckar. GRIESER, Georg. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GRIESERT, Karl-Heinz. 22.06.41 Hptm., Stab II./JG 2. 16.08.41 Hptm., Stab II./JG 2. GRIESHABER, Kurt. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). GRIESHAMMER, Fritz. (DOB: 30.03.99 in Rehau/Oberfranken). (R). WWI served with the Artillerie. 25.01.15 entered the Heer. 24.02.17 hospitalized with malaria to 16.04.17. 06.03.17 promo to Lt.d.R. 11.18 WIA - hospitalized (to 01.19). 04.20 joined the Freikorps with Brigade Epp. 10.20 trf from the army to the bayerischen Landespolizei, serving in a succession of posts. 01.08.35 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe with a rank of Hptm. (RDA 01.05.32) and assigned to the Batterie-Chef course at the Flakschule Wüstrow. 01.10.35 appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 8. 01.04.36 promo to Maj. and appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 18. 01.10.36 appt Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 25. 01.07.38 appt Kdr. Fest.Flak-Abt. 32 (later Fest.Flak-Rgt. 32). 01.02.39 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.39 appt Kdr. Flakgruppe Kassel. 05.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. (mot.) “Grieshammer”/Pz.Gruppe Guderian. 20.11.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Brigade z.b.V. 30.01.41 appt Kdr. Flak-Brig. IX. 01.04.41 promo to Oberst. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 06.05.41 appt Kdr. Flak-Brig. VI (to 09.07.42). 10.07.42 admitted to Lw.-Lazarett Bukarest later to the Laz. in Bad Aibling. 30.07.42 trf to RLM pool and then at the disposal of Flak-Ers.Abt. 36. 17.10.42 appt Kdr. 16. Flak-Brig, Wien. 01.01.44 appt Kdr. 24. Flak-Div. (to 31.01.45). 01.04.44 promo to Gen.Maj.(Flak). 01.02.45 trf to Führer-Res. OKL, but remainded in command of Flak units on the Thaya and those elements of 24. Flak-Div. than escaped the encirclement of Vienna. 12.04.45 Gen.Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. 24. Flak-Div. 08.05.45 became U.S. POW. 05.06.47 released from U.S. custody. †26.12.56 in München. GRIESHAMMER, Hans. (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), in Stab/Flak-Ers.Rgt. 2, appt acting Kdr. Flak-Ausb.Abt. 25. 10.12.42 appt Kdr. Flak-Ers.Abt. 9. 01.03.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GRIESING, Hans. (DOB: 20.10.15). (W.B.K. Bremen I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRIESINGER, Friedrich ("Fritz"). (DOB: 02.05.12). 20.05.41 Oblt., 7. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. MIA/KIA vic Maleme. GRIESINGER, Hans. (DOB: 13.07.20). (W.B.K. Heilbronn). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRIESINGER, Imanuel Adolf Eberhard. (DOB: 22.04.15 in Donstetten/Wurt.). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 76. 15.08.40 with Stabskette III./KG 76. 02.07.41 Oblt., Staka 7./KG 76 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (F1+BR) lost during missions in the Pskov area. 22.06.42 apparently died in captivity at Jelabuga near Kazan. GRIESINGER, Imanuel (Emil). (DOB: 09.12.10 in Donstetten). (n.d.) with Grenz-Inf.Rgt. 125 before trf to the Luftwaffe. 1940 with Pionier-Bataillon 15. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 17.04.43 in II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6, appt Kdr. Pionierschule d.Lw. 31.03.44 trf from Luftwaffe to Heer. 22.07.44 KIA vic Uzyki (Poland, 50 km SSW of Bialystok). Buried at Bartossen/E Prussia. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. [Apparently this fellow was the brother of Eberhard G.] GRIESSE, Hermann. (DOB: 27.05.06). 10.42 Chef Flugmelde-Funk-Kp. z.b.V. 32. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.) (RDA 01.01.42). 10.43 Hptm., Chef Flugmelde-Funk-Kp. z.b.V. 31. 1944 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), released from active service. GRIESSER, Dr. (med.) Franz. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GRIESSER, Richard. (W.B.K. Konstanz). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. Holland, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). GRIESSLER, Johannes. 02.02.42 Lt., 6./KG 54 lost Ju 88 A-4 (B3+JP) to ground fire, belly-landed vic Welish - returned 4 days later. 09.02.42 Lt., Stab II./KG 54 WIA - by infantry fire - Ju 88 A-4 (B3+LP(FP?)) emergency landing vic Rshev. 13.10.42 Lt., II./KG 54 - Ju 88 A-4 damaged by motor trouble emergency landing vic Białystok. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. GRIESSMEYER, Max. 05.06.42 Maj.(d.L./Fl.), trf from Luftgaubildstelle Nürnberg to Höh.Fl.Ausb.Kdo. 13. GRIEWATSCH, Erich. (n.d.) with KG 153. 1940 with FFS A/B 12, FFS (C) 6, grosse KFS Tutow. 26.08.41 Oblt., 2./KG 76 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 shot down by AA vic Byegunitsi. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flg.). GRIEWATSCH, Max. 11.43 Hptm., in NSGr. 7 (to 03.12.43 MIA). 03.12.43 Staka 2./NSGr. 7 MIA Hs 126 (GE+AR) shot down by Spitfire of 126 Sqdn. NW of Dubrovnik - returned unhurt. GRIFFEL, Rudolf. (n.d.) Oblt., appt Ia op 1 of 16. Flak-Div. (to 15.02.45). 15.02.45 Oblt., appt Ia op 1 of VI. Flakkorps (to 08.05.45). GRIGAR, Erich. (DOB: 21.03.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GRIGAT, Ernst. (W.B.K. Korbach). 01.03.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GRIGAT, Dr.(med.) Horst. 03.44 (no rank stated) with an unspecified Lw.-Felddiv.

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Section G - K GRIGAT, Willi. (DOB: 01.06.17). 12.12.44 Oblt. and pilot in 2./KG 26 POW - Ju 88 A-17 (1H+HK), shot down by naval AA-fire off North Cape/Norway during an aerial torpedo attack on a convoy; rescued uninjured by a Canadian vessel. GRIGO, Arthur. (DOB: 17.08.13). (W.B.K. Potsdam). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl). GRIGO, Helmut. (DOB: 10.10.06). (W.B.K. Lötzen). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRIGO, Herbert. 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. GRIGO, Kurt. (DOB: 05.06.15 in Braunschweig). (DKG). 27.07.42 Ofw. in 7./KG 3, awarded the DKG. 1944 in Erprobungskdo. 262. 02.45 Oblt. in III./Erg.JG 2. GRIGOLEIT, Fritz. (DOB: 19.11.13). (W.B.K. Gumbinnen). 01.10.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 09.08.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.02.45 Lt., appt Ic III./KG 4 (to 04.45). GRIGOLEIT, Hans-Werner. 06/07.12.42 Lt., 9./KG 30 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+ET) lost vic Philippeville. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. 01.08.44 Oblt., RDA withheld until further notice. GRIGOLEIT, Kurt. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in RLM. 01.01.43 Obstlt., trf from RLM (GL/E 1) to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Italien (to 05.09.43). 05.09.43 trf to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Finnland. 15.02.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 207/VII. 08.03.44 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 30/VI . 01.07.44 promo to Oberst. 11.08.44 appt Leiter Feldluftpark 2/VII. GRIGOLEIT, Walter. (DOB:30.11.23 in Anröchte /Westphalia). 01.08.44 promo to Lt./A1. 03.09.44 KIA - vic Ghedi/N Italy. Buried at Costermano. GRIGOROWICZ, Otto. (DOB: 10.10.20). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1. GRILL, Dietrich. (DOB: 15.02.22). 01.01.42 promo to Lt./A2. 17.09.44 KIA. Buried at Ysselsteyn. GRILL, Ernst. (DOB: 16.03.05). (W.B.K. Mühlhausen/Thür.). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). 31.01.45 KIA. Buried at Lommel. GRILL, Helmut. (DOB: 09.10.23 in Saarbrücken). 29.04.44 Ofhr., II./JG 11. 07.06.44 Lt., 6./JG 11 KIA - Bf 109 G-6/AS (Yellow 2) shot down by P-47s vic Laversines (10 km E of Beauvais) /France. Buried at Beauvais. Credited with one victory. GRILL, Johann. 24.09.43 Oblt., Stab/JG 54 injured as passenger - Fi 156 C-3 (DO+AW) during emergency landing near rail bridges betweent Witebsk - Orscha due to motor trouble. GRILL, Robert. 23.06.43 Hptm. (z.V.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 92 (Führerreserve) to Luftgaukdo. VI for further assignment. GRILLO, Dr.-Ing. Georg. (DOB: 13.01.11 in Hamborn (today Duisburg-Hamborn)). Studied metallurgy at Technische Hochschule (University of Technology) Clausthal and Technische Hochschule Aachen, conferred with a doctorate by Technische Hochschule Aachen in 1935. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). Postwar: director of the family-owned Grillo zinc smelter in DuisburgHamborn. †27.04.96. GRIMM, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Kdt.St.Qu. of 7.Fsch.Jg.-Div. GRIMM, ? . 05.03.43 Lt., 3./JG 26. GRIMM, Adolf. (DOB: 24.03.12). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRIMM, Dr. (med.) ? . c.1943-45 Oberstabsarzt and Chef Referat 2 I A in 2.(Arztliche) Abt./Chef d.Sanitätswesens Ob.d.L. GRIMM, Ferdinand. 26.06.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from 2./Erg.Fernaufkl.Gr. Weimar-Nohra to Fl.H.Kdtr. Grossenhain. 01.08.43 Hptm.(d.R.), in Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. 148/III, appt Führer Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. 125/VII. GRIMM, Gerhard. (DOB: 28.12.24). 1945 Lt., 3./Erg.JG 2. GRIMM, Hans. (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRIMM, Heinrich. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Flak-Rgt. 22. 04.43 Oblt., in I./Feld-Rgt. d.Lw. 4. c.01.11.43 promo to Hptm. GRIMM, Heinrich. (DOB: 22.06.11). (W.B.K. Stendal). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. GRIMM, Heinz. (DOB: 18.04.20 in Hornburg/Sachsen). (R, DKG). 07.07.41 1 fate unknown - Bf 110 crashed N of Franeker/Holland, cause unknown. 07.09.41 Uffz., in 4./NJG 1 fate unknown - Bf 110 E-4 crashed E of Leeuwarden/Holland, cause unknown. 01.11.41 Uffz., II./NJG 2. 02/03.07.42 Lt., 5./NJG 2. 04.02.43 had Bf 110 F-4 damaged. 04.02.43 Ofw., 12./NJG 1. 01.03.43 promo to Lt. 02/03.03.43 Lt., 12./NJG 1. 25.06.43 Lt., 12./NJG 1 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 22.07.43 Lt., awarded DKG, IV./NJG 1. 01.09.43 Lt., 12./NJG 1. 09.10.43 Stab IV./NJG 1 WIA - Bf 110 G-4 (G9+CE) accidentally shot down by German Flak after claiming a bomber and severely WIA with burns. †13.10.43 in hospital of wounds. 05.02.44 Lt., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, IV./NJG 1. Credited with 27 air victories. Buried at Lutherstadt-Eisleben. GRIMM, Hilmar. (DOB: 17.03.16). 01.02.42 promo to Oblt.(A 1/Ln.). 06.09.44 Oblt., 6.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123. 09.10.44 detached to Navigationsschule d.Lw. Strausberg (to 28.10.44). 01.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in Ln.-Kp. (mot)/KG 53. GRIMM, Horst. (DOB: 19.07.22 in Wittenberge). 21.05.43 Lt., 2./JG 2./JG 27. 01.10.43 Lt., 2./JG 27. 24.02.44 Lt., 2./JG 27 WIA - Bf 109 shot down. 12.04.44 Lt., 1./JG 27 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down, bailed out, no details. 28.05.44 Lt., appt Staka 1./JG 27 (to 12.06.44 KIA). 12.06.44 Lt.,1./JG 27 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down about 1 km E of Entrammes/France. Buried at Mont-de-Huisnes. Credited with 5 victories. GRIMM, Hugo. (DOB: 22.06.00). (W.B.K. Perleberg). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Bau.). GRIMM, Karl-Ernst. (DOB: 07.09.20). (W.B.K. Ausland in Berlin). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRIMM, Oskar. 01.04.41 promo to Oberst (Wm.). 04.05.42 Oberst, trf from Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 61 (previously in Stab/Lg.Kdo. XVII) to Stab/Lg.Kdo. VI. 18.09.42 trf to Stab/Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Ukraine (to 14.09.43). 14.09.43 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 7 (Führerreserve). GRIMM, Dr.(med.) Osmar. (DOB: 21.04.12). (W.B.K. Bautzen). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (RDA 01.02.43). GRIMM, Siegfried. (DOB: 15.01.16). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. 01.05.43 Oblt.(Kr.O./Flak) in schw.Flak-Abt. 697.(RDA 01.12.41). GRIMM, Theodor. 03.01.41 Hptm.d.R., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 21/IV. 01.11.41 Hptm.d.R., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Stamm-Abt. 6. 29.01.43 Hptm.d.R. in Flieger-Ers.Btl. III, detached to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Don. GRIMM, Walter (Walther). (DOB: 17.12.97). 08.39 Hptm.(W), Leiter Flakbeständebezirk München. 01.12.40 Leiter Flak-Geräteausgabestelle München, promo to Maj.(Flak). 15.10.42 Maj.(W), trf from Flakgeräteausgabestelle München to Feldluftpark 2/VII. 15.04.43 in Flak-Ers.Abt. 2, trf to Luftmunitionsanstalt 4/VII. GRIMM, Walter. (DOB: 23.10.06 in Esslingen). (W.B.K. Esslingen/Neckar). 10.11.42 Lt.(Kr.O.), Beobachteranwärterbataillon I, FFS A/B 23. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 1944-45 Oblt. in JG 105 and JG 117. GRIMM, Wilhelm. (DOB: 01.07.10). (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRIMM, Werner. (DOB: 10.02.22(24?)). 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. 19.11.44 Oblt., Flak-Rgt. (unspecified) KIA vic Bastina near Osiek/Croatia. GRIMM, Wolfgang. (DOB: 28.03.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 03.43 trf to 3./JG 26. 05.03.43 Lt., 3./JG 26. 07.03.43 Lt., 3./JG 26. 14.05.43 Lt., 4./JG 1 WIA - Fw 190 A-4 shot down by P-47s of 4 FG, force-landed at Woensdrecht. 12.08.43 Lt., 1./JG 27. 10.10.43 Lt., 4./JG 1. 12.04.44 Lt., 6./JG 26 MIA/KIA - Fw 190 A-6 shot down by P-47s of 78th or 366th FG vic Malmédy. Credited with 2 victories. GRIMME, Hans. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRIMME, Hugo. (DOB: 06.11.72 in Goslar). 23.03.91 entered the Heer. 17.05.92 promo to Lt. 22.03.00 promo to Oblt. without patent. 20.11.00 patent granted. 27.01.07 promo to Hptm. without patent. 10.09.08 patent granted. WWI served in the artillery. 22.03.15 promo to Maj. 18.12.20 promo to Obstlt. (RDA 01.10.20). 01.02.24 promo to Oberst. 01.03.28 promo to Gen.Maj. 30.09.29 promo to acting Gen.Lt. 29.04.33 appt (civilian) Präsident des Reichsluftschutzbundes. 01.05.35 entry into the Luftwaffe with the rank of Gen.Lt. (RDA 01.05.31). 30.04.36 promo to acting Gen.d.Artillerie; retired. 01.05.36 assigned to the Kriegswissenschaftliche-Abt.d.Lw. as a civilian volunteer assistant (to 31.12.40). 01.01.41 promo to Gen.d.Flak; appt Gen.d.Flak z.V. des Reichsminister der Luftfahrt und Ob.d.L. 31.05.43 retired. †02.11.43 au Gut Gneven near Schwerin/Mecklenburg. GRIMMECKE, Dr. (med.) Friedrich. (W.B.K. Herne). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GRIMMEISEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 30.01.17). (W.B.K. Heilbronn). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O/Flak). GRIMMEISS, Max. 01.01.42 Gen.Maj., appt General des Heeres beim Reichsmarschall u. Ob.d.L. (to 30.10.44). [apparently a Heer officer - not Luftwaffe!] GRIMMEL, Wilhelm. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., I./Flak-Rgt. 49. GRIMMER, Dr. (med.) Heinz. (DOB: 12.12.13). 01.03.43 promo to Stabsarzt. 03.45 Stabsarzt with Lw.-Lazarett 9/III. 18.03.45 trf to Fallschirm-AOK 1 for further assignment. GRIMMER, Josef. (DOB: 14.08.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 03.44 trf to II./JG 26. 16.09.44 Lt., JG 26 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 (Blue 11) shot down vic Jülich by friendly AA, bailed out too low, broke both legs - never returned to JG 26. GRIMMER, Walter. (DOB: 24.11.97). 01.04.42 promo to Oberst. 01.12.42 appt provisional Kdr. FlakErs.Rgt. 4. 01.04.43 named from provisional to permanent Kdr. Flak-Ers.Rgt. 4. 11.03.44 Oberst, trf to Stab/Flak-Ers.Div. GRIMMER, Walter. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 1942 Obstlt., Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 673 (to 09.42). 09.42 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 677 (to 11.42). 11.44 Gruppenleiter in Flak-Ers.Div. GRIMMLING, Walter. (DOB: 28.05.11). (W.B.K. München). 01.05.40 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O. Fl.). GRIMSCHITZ, Rudolf. (DOB: 29.05.82). 01.06.39 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), in 5. Abt./RLM. 01.09.42 in Lw.Führungsstab Ic, promo to Oberst (Erg.O.). 10.09.42 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Lw.Kontroll-Insp. Bourges for temporary duty (to 15.05.43). 16.05.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII. 29.06.43 ordered to Grossen Kriegsgefangenenlager d.Lw. 3 Sagan for temporary duty (to 05.12.43). GRIMSEHL, Heinz. (DOB: 12.06.17). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRINDBERG, Walter. (DOB: 10.01.11). (W.B.K. Potsdam II). (n.d.) member of the SA. 01.06.39 promo to Lt. 01.08.39 promo to Oblt. 13.11.40 trf to Erg.Gr. 6 (Ju 88). 08.02.41 trf to Erg.St./KG 30. 01.06.41 trf to 1./KG 30 as a pilot. 15.01.42 trf to 3./KG 30. (n.d.) trf to Grosse KFS 4 as an instructor. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.) (RDA 01.05.40). 15.10.42 trf to Kampfbeobachterschule 1 to study tactics. 14.05.43 trf to FFS C 16 as an instructor. 29.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.), trf from FFS C 16 to Fluglehrerschule d.Lw. 01.07.44 promo to Maj.d.R. 01.03.45 trf to NS Fuhrer Stab (?). 03.45 assigned to or apptd as NSFO for II. Fl.Korps. GRINGEL, Karl. 10.40 Hptm., appt and Chef Ldssch.Kp. d.Lw. 7/XIII. GRINGMUTH, Hans-Heinrich. (DOB: 06.02.18 in Pfaffroda/Sachs.). 28.03.43 Oblt., trf from FFS C 15 to Lufttransportführer Mittelmeer. 01.08.43 in Transportfliegerführer 1 area, promo to Hptm. 06.44 Hptm., appt Staka 1./TG 2 (to 08.44). GRINGMUTH, Dr. (phil). Johann. (DOB: 23.11.07 in Oppeln/Obschl.). (n.d.) studied at universities of Jena, Bonn and Halle/Saale. 1934 conferred with a doctorate by Halle University. 1936/37 trained as an archivist in Berlin. 1937 became staff with Magdeburg state archive. 01.10.39 conscripted. 1940 name changed to " GRINGMUTH-DALLMER, Johann " after adoption. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). 1947 released from Soviet captivity. 1948 appt director of the centeral state archive Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Saschen-anhalt (to 1967 sacked for political reasons - demoted). 1976 retired. 1980 emigrated to West Germany. †07.09.99 in Plauen/Sachs. GRIPP, Helmuth. (DOB: 11.12.96 in Hannover). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. (n.d.) had been a business manager in Columbia (to 1933). 01.10.34 promo to Hptm. 01.04.38 promo to Maj. 06.11.39 appt Ic Gruppenleiter 5. Abt. /Gen.St.d.Lw. 24.11.39 Maj., Chef Ic Gruppe VII (Attachégruppe)/Gen.St.d.Lw. 31.03.41 Obstlt., appt Luftattaché Bern. 01.06.41 promo to Obstlt. 01.12.42 promo to Oberst. GRISARD, Wilhelm. (DOB: 04.03.06). 12.11.42 Oblt. and Fliegerhorst or Nachschub officer stationed at Catania airfield/Sicily. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRISCHKE, ? . 01.08.44 Hptm., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Keiler"/ 8. Jagddivision. GRISCHKE, Kurt. 24.05.41 Oblt., Chef 2. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 WIA vic Iráklion. 20.02.42 appt Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. GRISLAWSKI, Alfred. (DOB: 02.11.19 in Wanne-Eickel/Westfalen). (W.B.K. Herne). (RE). 01.11.37 entered the Luftwaffe and began training at Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 16. 1938 became an instructor. Attended JFS Stolp. 06.40 trf to Erg.Gr. Merseburg. 07.40 trf to 7./JG 52. 11.40 trf to 9./JG 52. 23.10.41 suffered engine failure and belly-landed safely in Bf 109 F-4 (Yellow 8). 1942 fighter instructor at a Jagdfliegerschule or Erg.JGr. Ost. 30.05.42 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.07.42 Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz for prior service in 9./JG 52. 07.42 trf to Erg.Gr. Ost as an instructor. 04.09.42 Fw., 9./JG 52. 08.09.42 Ofw., 9./JG 52. 10.42 Ofw. trf to 7./JG 52. 04.10.42 Fw., 7./JG 52. 02.11.42 Ofw., 7./JG 52. 05.11.42 Ofw., 7./JG 52 shot down in Bf 109 G-2 belly-landing safely. 08.01.43 Ofw., 7./JG 52. 26.01.43 promo to Lt.(RDA 01.12.42). 03.02.43 Lt., 7./JG 52. 04.02.43 Lt., 7./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 belly -landed vic Kholmskaya, cause unknown. 19.04.43 Lt., 7./JG 52. 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 04.06.43 Lt., 7./JG 52 WIA by a land mine vic Taman a/f. 07.43 trf to Erg.JGr. Süd. 17.08.43 Lt., in 1./Erg.JGr. Süd. 15.08.43 trf to I./JG 50 due to unit renaming. 06.09.43 Oblt., 1./JGr. 50. 01.10.43 promo to Hptm. and appt acting Kdr. I./JG 50. 14.10.43 Oblt., 1./JGr. 50. 06.11.43 Oblt./Hptm., Staka 1./JG 50, appt Staka 1./JG 1 (to 24.01.44). 29.11.43 Hptm., 1./JG 1. 21.01.44 Hptm., Staka 1./JG 1 WIA - Fw 190 A-7 (White 1) shot down vic Baske near Wengele/Belgium). 29.11.43 Hptm., I./JG 1. 16.12.43 Hptm., 1./JG 1. 11.01.44 Hptm., 1./JG 1. 11.04.44 Hptm., awarded Eichenlaub, Staka 1./JG 1. 09.04.44 Hptm., 8./JG 1. 13.04.44 (28.05.44?) Hptm., appt Staka 8./JG 1 (to 12.08.44). 09.04.44 Hptm., 8./JG 1. 21.04.44 Hptm., 1./JG 1 WIA - Fw 190 A-7y (White 1) shot down by bombers vic Baske. 07.06.44 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. III./JG 1 (to 06.44). 12.08.44 appt Staka 8./JG 53 (to 20.08.44). 20.08.44 Hptm., appt Staka 11./JG 53 due to unit renaming (to 26.09.44). 12.09.44 Hptm., 11./JG 53. 26.09.44 Hptm., Stab III./JG 53. 26.09.44 Hptm., Staka 11./JG 53 severely WIA with two cracked vertabrae when he bailed out after combat in area of Eindhoven and Nijmegen. Spent rest of war in hospital - Bf 109 G-14 (Black 6 + I). 04.45 Hptm., Staka 11./JG 1? Credited with c.800 combat missions and 133 air victories. Postwar, Grislawski supported his family through various unskilled professions, mainly as a driver. He declined to join the Bundesluftwaffe because of his wartime injuries. †19.09.2003 in Herne. GRISSE, Herbert. (DOB: 31.08.20). (W.B.K. Siegen). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Lt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Dohle"1. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 20. (schwere Flugm. Leit-Kp. "Made") /Ln.Rgt. 237. GRISSLICH, Hubert. (DOB: 29.05.13). 08.40 Oblt., 9./ZG 26. 07.10.40 Oblt., 9./ZG 26 POW - Bf 110 C-4 (3U+GT) shot down by fighters into the Channel off Weymouth. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. Credited with 4 victories. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. †24.12.2000. GRITZ, Ewald. (DOB: 04.10.15 in Berlin-Neukölln). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl). 01.05.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 30.03.45 KIA. Buried at Südlohn-Oeding (Catholic cemetery). GRITZKA, Hans. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.).

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Section G - K GROB, Hans-Heinz. (DOB: 23.04.20). (W.B.K. Heilbronn). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Flak). GROBE, Hans. (DOB: 01.11.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.) (RDA 01.06.42). 01.45 Hptm. and Chef 4.(Fernspr.-u.Fernschr.Betriebs-Kp.)/Lg.Nachr.Abt. 14. GROBE, Hans. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 14.05.43 Hptm. (Tr.O.) in Flieger-Verbindungsgruppe/OKH, trf to Nahaufkl.St. 5./41. GRÖBE, Max. 01.11.41 promo to Hptm. 29.12.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 27.05.43 appt Ic/IV. Fliegerkorps. 01.10.44 promo to Maj. GROBE, Otto. 22.05.41 Oblt., 5./JG 77 POW - Bf 109 E-7 (Black 5 + -) shot down by AA vic Kythera. [ same fellow as Rudolf G.?] GROBE, Rudolf. 22.05.41 Oblt., 5./JG 77 POW - Bf 109 E-7 (Black 5 + -) shot down by AA vic Kythera briefly captured. 22.03.42 Oblt., III./JG 52 KIA - Bf 109 E-7 (Black 5) hit by AA 6 km E of Titowka.[Version #2: 22.03.42 Oblt., 5./JG 5KIA - Bf 109 E-7 (Red 6) lost to AA 6 km E of Titowka Bucht.] Credited with 6 victories. GROBE, Walter. (DOB: 22.01.21 in Hannover). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 1943 Lt., flight instructor in FFS A/B 42. 1944 with JG 106. GRÖBEL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 12.07.96). (W.B.K. Köln II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GROBEN, Hans. (DOB: 15.07.20). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÖBER, Adolf. (W.B.K. München II). 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GRÖBER, Rolf. 05.03.43 Hptm. with Nahaufkl.Geschw. 102 – killed in Bf 109 E crash near Cottbus. GROBLER, Lothar. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GROBO, Otto. 22.05.41 Oblt., 4./JG 77 MIA but returned. GROBOIS, Erwin. (DOB: 04.12.92 in Wien) 01.08.40 promo to Hptm.(z.V./Fl.). (n.d.) Maj. and Kdt. of a Fl.H.Kdtr. in the Lw.-Kdo. Südost area. GROCHE, Heinrich. (DOB: 17.04.11). (W.B.K. Koblenz). 01.04.41 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GROCHOLSKI, Roman. (n.d.) trained as a pilot and observer. c.02.38 Oblt., Adj. of Fl.Rgt. 2 in the Austrian Air Force. c. 03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, assigned to Aufkl.Gr. 125. 01.08.39 Hptm., trf from Höh.Fl.Techn.Schule Adlershof to RLM pool. 01.03.43 in Erg.Nahaufkl.Gr., promo to Maj. (Promotion cancelled 24.03.43 – no reason given). 31.05.43 Hptm. (Tr.O.) in Erg.Nahaufkl.Gr., released from active military service. GROCHOWSKI, Ernst Adalbert. (DOB: 26.07.08 in Marienburg). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 08.02.44 died at the Res.Laz. Gumbinnen/Ostpr. GRODDE, Werner. (DOB: 22.07.14 in Genditten/Krs. Bartenstein/Ostpreussen). (R, DKG). 04.36 Fahnenjunker, trf to Flak-Rgt. 11. (n.d.) attended the Heereskriegschule in Potsdam. 09.39 Ofr., with Flak-Rgt. 11. 1941 promo to Lt. 06.41 with 3./Flak-Abt. 71. 01.10.41 promo to Hptm. 1942 appt Adj. Flak-Rgt. 60. 10.07.42 Oblt. in 3./le.Flak-Abt. 71, awarded the DKG. Winter 1943/44 Kdr. II./Art.-Rgt. 13/13. Lw.-Feld-Div. 06.04.44 Hptm., awarded the Ritterkreuz. 05.45 in Stab Höheren Artilleriekommandeur/1. Fallschirmarmee. †07.10.2003 in Brüggen/Kreis Viersen. GRODDECK, Robert-Heinrich III. Erich Gerhard von. (DOB: 25.04.03 in Allenstein). (i.G.). 01.12.23 entered service with the Heer (Kavallerie). Early 1931 received training at DVS Zweigstelle Braunschweig. 01.11.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Fliegerschule Braunschweig for Beobachter (observer) training. 01.03.34 trf to Grosse KFS Lechfeld and then to Reichbahn-Strecke-Schule Berlin (to 31.07.34). 01.08.34 appt instructor with Fliegergruppe Tutow. 01.09.35 promo to Hptm. 14.09.36 received the Lw. Beobachter license. 01.07.37 appt Staka in I./KG 255. 01.11.37 Hptm., attended the Höh.Lw.-Schule Berlin-Gatow (5. Lehrgang) (to 08.02.38). 16.02.38 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 30.06.38). 01.07.38 appt Ia in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K VII. 01.06.39 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 01.09.40 promo to Maj. 16.10.40 ordered temporary duty to FFS C 6 (Kolberg) for advanced pilot training (to 18.02.41). 15.02.41 rreceived the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 19.02.41 ordered temporary duty to Grosse KFS 1 (Tutow) (to 28.02.41). 01.03.41 ordered temporary duty to BFS 3 (Königsberg-Devau) for instrument training. 21.04.41 trf to KG 4. 01.06.41 (or 05.07.41?) Maj., appt Kdr. I./KG 4 (to 25.08.41) 26.08.41 Maj., appt Kdr. I./KG 2 (to 03.42). 30.04.43 in Lg.Kdo. XI area, trf to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 4. (n.d.) trf to Stab Luftgaustab 1. 01.12.43 promo to Obstlt. 31.12.44 Obstlt., released from active duty due to health problems. †21.04.80 in Wiesbaden/Hesse. GRODER, Dr. Ernst. (DOB: 29.12.07in Graz). 28.03.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 1529043). 1933 conferred with a doctorate from University of Graz. 1939 assigned to Scheinw.-Zug E/Bttr. 11./FlakRgt. 25. 1940 trf to Lg.Kdo. 17. 1940 trf to Wekusta 5. 1941 trf to Wekusta Drontheim. 1941 qualified as a meteorologist. 01.02.42 promo to Maj. and Regierungsrat. 1942 trf to Wekusta 1 Jesau. 1942 appt Führer Wetterstelle Tulln. 1943 attended Lehrgang at Fl.Pl.Kdo. Plzeň. 1943 trf to Stab/Lw.Kdo. Südost. 1944 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XVII. 1944 trf to Wetterstelle/ Fl.H.Kdtr. A 3/XVII Parndorf. 1944 trf to Wetterstelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A 18/XVII Plzeň. (n.d.) Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 27. 10.44 Reg.Rat, Met.Beo.Leiter of Wekusta 27. GROEBEL, Wilhelm. 22.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), ordered temporary duty from Luftzeuggruppe BelgienNordfrankreich to Luftflotte 4. GROEBEN, Horst von der. (DOB: 05.02.16 in Freiburg). 20/21.04.40 Lt., Stab III./KG 2 interned - Do 17 Z-3 (U5+BD) became disoriented and force-landed at Birsfelden/Switzerland due to low fuel interned at Liestal city hall. 13.08.40 Oblt., Stab II./KG 2 KIA - Do 17 Z shot up by either 111 or 151 Sqdn. vic Sheerness. Buried initially in an unmarked grave at Whitstable Cemetery/UK. 10.62 reinterred at Cannock Chase. GROEBEN, Karl. (DOB: 15.03.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROEGER, Paul. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R.z.V. (Flieger). GROEGER, Walter. 01.45 Oblt.(Kr.O.) and Chef 3.(Feldfernkabelbau-Kp.)/Ln.-Abt. 103 (III. FlakKorps). GROELLE, Heinz. 05.03.45 Lt., Kp.Fü. 7./ Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 26 WIA. GROENER, Walter. (DOB: 29.09.21). 01.04.41 promo to Lt.(Ing.) /A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROENEWALD, Claus. 01.01.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 6. mittlere Flugm.Leit-Kp. "Robbe") I./Ln.Rgt. 232. GROER, Hans. (DOB: 26.09.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROESCHKE, Friedrich-August. (DOB: 23.12.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROESGEN, Walter. 01.09.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). GROF, Franz. 01.10.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), at LKS Berlin-Gatow. 31.03.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from LKS 2 to RLM (L.In.5). 01.03.44 promo to Obstlt. GROFFY, Franz. 01.01.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V.). 01.45 Hptm. and Chef Ln.-Ausbau-Kp. (mot) 4. GRÖFKE, Heinrich.

(DOB: 29.07.95). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.10.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.).

GRÖGER, Erhard. 01.01.40 Lt.(Ln.), 9./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GROGER, Ernst. (DOB: 12.04.25). 1945 Lt., 3./KG(J) 54. GROGER, Karl. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. GRÖGER, Kurt. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flg.).

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Section G - K GRÖGER, Kurt. (DOB: 07.01.98). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). 01.12.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Fl.).(RDA 01.01.28). GRÖGLER, Ernest von. (DOB: 08.07.18 in Znaim). (DKG). 1941 promo to Lt. 01.10.43 in I./FlakRgt. 8, promo to Oblt. Fall 1944 Oblt., I./Flak-Rgt. 8? awarded the DKG. †04.09.72. GRÖGLER, Dr. Otto. (DOB: 04.12.16 in Znaim). (W.B.K. Znaim). (n.d.) conferred with doctorate (jur.) from University of Prague. 14.04.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.07.41 promo to Lt. 1941 assigned to Ln.Rgt. 4. 1942 appt Zugführer and Ausb.Offz. Ln.Rgt. 17. 1942 appt Adj. Ln.Rgt. 17. 1943 appt Zugführer in 6./Ln.Rgt. 17. 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. 16.01.45 attended Lehrgang Nr. 15 at NS-Führungsschule d.Lw. at ???igsee(?). 18.02.45 appt NSFO with Stab/Lg.Stab-Kdo.XXII. †14.10.72. GROH, Albert. (DOB: 28.07.12). 16.10.42 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef 2. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 55 (to 30.06.43). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROH, Richard, Ritter von. (DOB: 12.07.91 in Homburg/Saar). (BMJ). 09.14 volunteered for a Bavarian cavalry regiment. 1917 trf to the Infanterie. 26.10.17 awarded with the Bayerischer Militär-Max-Joseph-Orden . 11.18 released from service. 28.04.38 as Hptm.(E), with Lg.Kdo. XII in Giessen. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Lg.Kdo. XIII. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 02.43 appt Kdr. II./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 12. 22.03.43 Kdr. II.(Flum.)/Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 12, trf to I./LuftgauNachr.Rgt. 12 (to 16.07.43). 16.07.43 trf to Stab/Flugmelde-Rgt. 93. †11.08.51 GROH, Werner. 04.05.44 Oblt. (Ln.) in either Aufkl. 123 or NAGr. 13 in France. GROHA, Robert. (DOB: 04.04.93). 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 31.05.43 Maj. and Kdr. Ln.Abt. 81, appt Kdr. I./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 7. 02.45 Maj.(d.R./Ln.), released from active service. GROHÉ, Fritz. (DOB: 09.07.07). 1937-38 Hptm., Staka 5./Bordfl.Gr. 196. 01.11.39 Hptm., trf from Fl.Ausb.Btl. 16 to 5./Bordfl.Gr. 196 and appt Staka. 15.12.39 Hptm., Staka 5./Bo.Fl.Gr. 196. 01.03.40 Hptm., Staka 5./Bo.Fl.Gr. 196. 03.40 Hptm., Staka 1./Bo.Fl.Gr. 196. 10.05.40 Hptm., Staka 1./Bo.Fl.Gr. 196. 01.06.40 Hptm., appt Führer of Teilstaffel Bo.Fl.St. Aalborg. 27.05.41 Hptm., KIA - Verb.Offz aboard battleship KMS Bismarck. 01.06.41 promo to Maj. posthumously. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROHE, Max. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Flak). 19.01.43 trf from Stab/Luftgaukolonnenführer I to le.Flak-Abt. 75. GRÖHLICH, Johannes. (DOB: 03.10.17). 20.11.40 Lt., 2./Erprobungsgruppe 210 KIA - Fw 58 crashed vic Charleroi. Buried at Lommel. GROHMANN, Erich. 01.04.39 promo to Obstlt. 18.07.39 Obstlt., Leiter Luftmuna 1/XVII Felixdorf, temporary duty to LKS Wildpark-Werder. 13.04.42 trf from Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 4 to Luftzeugamt 3/XI (to 24.03.43). 24.03.43 trf to Feldluftpark 5/III and appt Leiter der Lagerverwaltung. GROHMANN, Fritz-Joachim. (DOB: 24.03.16 in Düsseldorf). 1940 in the Flakartillerie (to 06.44). 06.44 trf to FFS A 41 for training. 08.44 trf to I./JG 103 for fighter training. 11.44 trf to IV./Erg.JG 2 then 13./Erg.JG 2. 02.03.45 Oblt., trf to 2./JG 400. GROHMANN, Karl (Carl). 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Kdtr./Flakart.Schiessplatz Rerik. 01.10.42 with Kdtr./Lw.Übungsplatz Ahrbrück, promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GROHMANN, Richard Jakob. (DOB: 28.03.02 in Stadtamhof). (W.B.K. Ulm). 19.12.22 entered in compulsory military service (to 18.12.34). 31.01.40 re-inducted. (n.d.) Adj. of Ausbildungs-Btl. 1/VIII des Feldluftgaukdo. XXV. 14.10.42 appt acting Einheitsführer of Landesschützenzug 39/VII. 01.11.42 promo to Lt. and to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.11.42). 15.02.43 appt zugsführer in Landesschützenzug 39/VII. 01.11.43 promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.01.37). 22.05.44 Kp.Führer of the 33. Landesschützenkompanie. 20.10.44 appt Adj. of Ausb.Btl. 1/VIII. †20.03.76. GROHS, Kurt. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef 4. (Telegrafenbau-Kp.)/Ln.-Abt. 85. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROISS, Franz. 01.01.45 promo to Maj.(d.R.z.V.). 01.45 Maj. and Chef 20.(schw.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.Rgt. 238. 07.02.45 appt Kdr. III./Ln.-Rgt. 238. GROJEAN, Heinz. (DOB: 26.07.09 in Mannheim). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). 04.41 in Erg.Gr./JG 51, trf to 1./Erg.Gr. JG 51. 09.41 Offz.z.b.V. in 1./JG 51 then trf to 12./JG 51. 06.42 trf to (Stab?) IV./JG 5 followed by 9./JG 5 and 10./JG 5. 01.04.43 in Luftflotte 5 area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.01.41). 06.43 trf to Jagdfliegerführer Norwegen. 1944-45 Hptm., trf to the Fallschirmjäger. GROLICH, Otto. (W.B.K. Zwittau). 18.08.42 Hptm.(z.V.), appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 2/VI. 05.09.42 appt acting Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 3/VI. 01.08.43 as recommended by Lw.-Kdo. Südost, promo to Maj. (z.V./Fl.). GROLIG, Erwin. 03.38 Hptm., Kdt., Fl.AKn.Bt. (?) of the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, assigned to Flak-Batterie (8 cm) Wien. 01.08.39 Maj., in I./Flak-Rgt. 8. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 05.03.43 Obstlt.(Flak), trf from Auffanglager Varel to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte. 12.05.43 appt provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. (Beute) 383 (to 04.08.43). 04.08.43 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 389. 08.01.45 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Heimat-Flak-Abt. 59/VIII (still 04.45). GROLITSCH, Erhard. 11.42 Lt., 3./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. Barenthin and Lt.d.R., Verpflegungsoffz. III./ Lw.Jäger-Rgt. Barenthin. 22.12.42 Lt., Lw.Rgt. Barenthin MIA - N of Si.Nsir lost to unknown cause. GROLL, Ferdinand. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 05.43 in Stabs-Kp. I./Pz.Rgt. Hermann Göring. GROLL, Georg Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.12.98 in Wanne-Eickel). 1928 employed as a teacher for English and French in Dortmund. (n.d.) Hptm.d.Lw. GROLL, Hans-Robert. 01.10.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 13.(Navigation Y u. Egon)/Ln.Rgt. 1. GRÖLL, Heinz. 24.03.41 Hptm., Kdr. Ausb.-und Sammel-Btl. I. Fl.Korps. 21.06.42 Hptm., appt Staka 11./KG 27 (to 24.11.42). 24.03.43 Hptm., with Luftflotte 4, appt provisional Kdr. Ausb.- und Sammel-Btl./Gen.Kdo. I. Fliegerkorps. 16.04.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. V./Ausb.-u.Sammel-Rgt. d. Luftflotte 4? 01.12.43 promo to Maj. 15.02.44 appt Kdr. II./Ausb.-u.Sammel-Rgt. d. Luftflotte 4? GROLL, Johann. (DOB: 14.01.09). (W.B.K. Wien III). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GROLL, Karl-Heinz. 03.44 Oblt., Bttr.Chef (unspecified) schw.Flak-Abt. GROLL, Lambert. 01.10.44 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer in 10. mittl.Flugm.LeitKp.(E) "Celebes III" /Ln.-Flugm.Abt. (E) z.b.V. 21. GROLL, Paul. (DOB: 12.12.22 in Langenberg/Rheinland). 21.10.43 Lt., grosse KFS 5 KIA - accidental plane crash vic Parow or Stralsund in a Marinelazarett. GROLL, Rudolf. 22.02.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), Kraftfahrausbildungssstelle d.Fliegertruppe Nr. 6, trf to Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe Nr. 10. GROLL, Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.12.98). WWI served. 01.05.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 3282552). 01.09.36 promo to Lt. 01.12.39 promo to Oblt. 1939-40 appt Zugführer 4./I./Flak-Rgt. 4 Dortmund. 1940 appt Asst.Adj. Flakscheinw.-Rgt. 2. 1940 appt Asst.Adj. Flakscheinw.-Brig. I. 1941 appt Verwaltung-Offz. (IIb) Stab 2. Flakscheinw.-Div. 1942 appt Verwaltung-Offz. (IIb) Stab 2. Jagd-Div. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GRÖLLE, Heinz. (DOB: 04.04.17). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GROLLMUS, Helmut. (DOB: 08.01.18 in Lissa/Westpreussen). (R, DKG). 28.01.42 Gefr., with Erg/JG 54. 05.42 Uffz. in II./JG 54. 23.07.42 Uffz., 2./JG 54. 15.01.43 Uffz., in 2./JG54. 28.02.43 Uffz., 2./JG 54. 08.08.43 Uffz., with 12./JG 54. 31.08.43 Fw., 12./JG 54. 07.10.43 Fw., 12./JG 54. 12.07.43 Uffz., 12./JG 54. 01.11.43 Uffz, awarded Ehrenpokal. 12.12.43 Fw., awarded DKG, 12./JG 54. 24.01.44 Fw., 12./JG 54. 13.02.44 Ofw., Stab II./JG 52. 16.02.44 Ofw., 4./JG 54. 15.04.44 Ofw., 4./JG 54. 17.06.44 Lt., 4./JG 54. 19.06.44 Oblt., 4./JG 54 KIA – Fw 190 A-6 (White 11) shot down north of Viipuri/Finland - killed by ground fire after he parachuted. 06.10.44 or 16.10.44 Lt., Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, II./JG 54. Buried at the Helsinki-Hietaniemi cemetery. Credited with 75 air victories. GROLMAN, Hans-Dietrich von. (DOB: 17.11.12 in Gotha or Oranienburg). 20.06.41 Oblt. in 9./KG.z.b.V. 1. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. Late 1941 trf to FFS A/B 63. 07.09.42 Oblt., 9./KG.z.b.V. 1 fate unstated - Ju 52 - mechanical problems in Maleme. 06.43 with TTF 2 (? – possibly Transportfliegerführer 2?). 22.05.45 died in Ortenburg/Bayern . Buried at Hofkirchen. Last rank: Hptm. GROMMERT, Paul. 05.02.41 Oblt., I./KG 40 KIA - Fw 200 C-3 (SG+KR) no details. GROMMES, Walter. (DOB: 09.05.09). 08.31 began flight training (to 04.34). 02.07.34 Fahnenjunker, assigned to 3./I.R. 19. 01.10.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and assigned to Fliegergruppe Schleissheim. 01.04.36 promo to Lt. 01.10.36 promo to Oblt. 05.37 in Stab/JG 134. 01.05.38 Oblt., appt Staka 1./JG 334 (to 30.06.38). 01.07.38 appt Staka 8./JG 334. 01.11.38 appt Staka 2./ JG 144. 01.01.39 appt Staka 2./ZG 144. 01.09.39 appt Staka 5./ZG 76. 09.09.39 appt Staka 2./JGr. 176. 01.02.40 promo to Hptm. and appt Staka 5./ZG 76. 01.02.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 77 (to 19.06.41). 19.06.41 Hptm., appt provisional or acting Kdr. Jagdfliegervorschule 2 at Lachen-Speyersdorf (to 28.07.41). 29.07.41 trf to Jagdflieger-Sammelgruppe Quedlinburg. 19.09.41 appt Kdr. Jagdfliegervorschule 2. 01.04.42 promo to Maj. 16.09.42 trf to Höh.Kdr. Jagd- und Zerstörerschulen for further assignment. 11.01.43 appt Kdr.I./ NJSchule 1 (to 15.02.43) 15.02.43 trf to I./SKG 10. 20.03.43 trf from I./SKG 10 to 10.(Jabo)/JG 2. 01.05.43 trf to 13./SKG 10. 06.43 Maj., Ia of IV./SKG 10. 15.10.43 trf to 4./SG 10. 07.08.44 trf from Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe to Fliegersonderkdo. OKL (LP) and ordered to Stab/Gen.d.Jagdflieger for temporary duty. 15.11.44 at Lw.-Kurlazarett 1/III Oberschreiberau. GROMOLL, Dipl.Ing. Hans. (DOB: 08.03.06). 01.09.42 Oberstingenieur?, Chef d.Abt. Nachrichtenu.Navigationsgerät/Generalluftzeugmeister. 1943 trf to RLM/GL- Amtsgruppe Entwicklung Abt. 4. 01.03.44 promo to Oberstabsingenieur. 1944 trf to RLM/GL - Amtsgruppe Entwicklung (unspecified) 26.03.45 Chef Hauptabt. IV (Nachr., Technik, Navigation)/Chef d. Techn. Luftrüstung in OKL. GROMOTKA, Fritz. (DOB: 02.06.15 in Kronschkow/Poland or Kronschkow, Krs. Kempen). (R, DKG). 11.40 trf to 6./JG 27. 25.06.41 Uffz., with 6./JG 27 MIA briefly - Bf 109 E-8 (Yellow 2) shot down vic Minsk - returned unhurt. 11.41 in 1./JG 27. 31.05.42 lost Bf 109 F-4/Trop (Yellow 4 + -) vic Amut, cause unknown. 07.42 began instructing at JFS 4. 27.09.43 Ofw., 9./JG 27. 06.12.43 Ofw., 9./JG 27. 06.03.44 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.05.44 Ofw., awarded DKG, 9./JG 27. 02.07.44 Lt., 9./JG 27 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 - no details. 17.08.44 Ofw., 9./JG 27. 28.01.45 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 9./JG 27. 01.02.45 Lt., appt Staka 9./JG 27 (to 07.05.45). Credited with 438 combat missions and 29 air victories. Bailed out 5 times. †02.11.79 in Remscheid. GRON, Bernhard. 14.05.41 Lt.,1./JG 54 WIA - Bf 109 E-7 (White ?) shot down vic Wangerooge. GRONAU, Hans. 01.03.41 promo to Oberst. GRONAU, Hans-Albrecht von. (DOB: 20.09.22). (W.B.K. Rosenheim). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GRONAU, Walter. 10.39 Hptm., appt Kp.-Chef 5. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 54 (to 11.40). GRONAU, Wolfgang von. (DOB: 25.02.93 in Berlin). 01.04.11 entered the Marine. 03.08.14 promo to Lt.z.S. WWI served with the Seefliegertruppe. 01.03.15 began pilot training with the Seefliegerstation Norderney and Borkum. 01.11.15 trf to Seefliegerstation Hilfschiff Answald. 01.01.16 trf Seeflieger-Versuchkommando Warnemünde. 01.11.16 appt 1. Adj. of II. Seeflieger-Abt. 26.04.17 promo to Oblt.z.S. 01.11.17 appt 1. Adj. of Kommandeurs der Flieger der Hochseeflotte. 11.18 appt Leiter of Seefliegerstation Wilhelmshaven. 01.01.19 returned to the surface forces. 01.04.34 geschaftsführender Präsident (managing director and president) of the Aero-Clubs of Deutschland. 01.03.36 entered the Luftwaffe reserves. 01.08.37 promo to Maj.d.R. 01.01.39 promo to Obstlt. and assigned to LG 1 at Greifswald. 15.04.39 appt Luftattaché Tokio (Tokyo) (to 21.01.45). 01.01.40 promo to Oberst. 01.07.43 promo to Gen.Maj. 27.01.45 trf to Fhr.Res. OKL. 08.05.45 Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K interned by the Japanese in Tokyo. 08.45 taken into U.S. custody in Japan. 30.11.47 released from U.S. custody. †18.03.77 in Frasdorf-Oberhaustätt/Kreis Rosenheim. GRONAUER, Dr.(Zahnarzt) Max. (W.B.K. Weilheim). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt. GROND, Karl Rudolf Julius. (DOB: 31.03.25 in Ziegenhals/Schl.). 1945 Lt. with 9./NJG 6. 07/08/04.45 Lt., 1./NJG 6 MIA - Ju 88 lost - no details - vic Würzburg. Buried at Würzburg Hauptfriedhof. as unidentified. GRÖNDAHL, Heinrich. (DOB: 29.04.20). (W.B.K. Kiel). (DKG). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 13.05.42 Lt., 2./KG 55 WIA - by fighters vic Martovka. 08.06.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 09.09.42 Lt. in 2./KG 55, awarded the DKG. 01.11.44 Oblt., appt Staka 3./KG 55 (to 08.05.45). 1960 joined the Bundeswehr. 1962 with Waffenschule 50 in Erding. 1962 Maj., with Aufklärungsgeschwader 53. GRONE, Cristian von. (DOB: 11.05.19 in Westerbrak/Holzminden). 1940 (rank?) Beobachter in 4. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 22.06.11.87 died in Göttingen. GRONE, Hans-Dietrich von. (DOB: 18.08.98 in Münster /Westfalen). 29.04.43 Hptm.d.R. in FliegerErs.Btl. IV, trf to Stab/Luftflotte 5. 1945 was a bank clerk. †28.08.71 in Braunschweig. GRÖNE, Josef. (DOB: 01.12.18 in Essen). 25.08.42 Lt., in 4./JG 54. 31.10.42 at JGr. Drontheim for training, then to Erg.JGr. Ost and then to 4. and 12./JG 54. 16.01.43 Lt., 4./JG 54. 08.43, trf to 10./JG 54. 10.43 appt Techn.Offz. in IV./JG 54. 13.04.44 Oblt., Techn.Offz.? Stab/JG 54 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down over Tartu. 12.44 appt Stafü 16./JG 54. 16.02.45 Oblt., appt Stafü in JG 5. Credited with one victory. GRONE, Karl Albrecht Ottfried von. (DOB: 29.01.18 in Gransee/Brandenburg). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 09.11.42 Oblt., pilot and Staka 7./KG 26, POW in Ju 88 A-4 (QG+VG) or (VK+QS)? that crash landed 5 miles S of Algiers due to unstated causes during a dusk torpedo attack on Allied shipping off the North African coast. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. 1955 joined the Bundesluftwaffe, rising to Obstlt. †21.12.2002 in Bremen. GRONE, Volkmar von. (DOB: 16.02.22 in Göttingen). 11.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.11.42 with 1. Behelskampfstaffel Lw.Kdo. Don. Fall 1943 trf to NSGr. 9. 04.44 with NSGr. 9. 03/04.09.44 with 2./NSGr. 9 - Ju 87 D (E8+HK) damaged by AA in the Arno valley ? 09.09.44 with 2./NSGr. 9. 10.12.44 with 2./NSGr. 9. 27/28.12.44 with 2./NSGr. 9. Late 1944 Lt., appt Stafü 2./NSGr. 9 (to 22/23.01.45 on convalescent leave). Early 01.45 contracted hepatitis, hospitalized at Gardone, and met Mussolini. (n.d.) trf to NSGr. 8. 03.03.45 returned to operatons. †15.10.2014 in Holzminden. GRÖNE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 12.11.11). (W.B.K. Rendsburg). 01.02.41 Oberwachtmeister, RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRONEFELD, Ritter und Edler von OTTBERGER, Richard Karl Friedrich. (DOB: 24.10.09 in Hoyerswerda). (i.G.). 01.04.27 entered service with the Heer (Kavallerie). 01.11.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and enrolled in pilot training at Fliegerschulen Schleissheim and Cottbus, and with D.L.H. 07.01.35 appt Leiter d.Schnellausbildungsgruppe at FFS Cottbus. 15.07.35 appt Adjutant in Stab/Fliegerschule Salzwedel. 22.06.36 ordered temporary duty to an instrument flight course at Celle (to 29.07.36). 05.11.36 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.02.37 ordered temporary duty to III./KG 253 for training. 01.03.37 appt Kp.-Chef in IV./KG 153 (Liegnitz). 01.07.37 Hptm., appt Staka 12./KG 153 (to 31.10.38). 01.05.38 trf to L.In.10/RLM. 01.09.38 trf to Annahmestelle für Offizieranwärter d.Fliegertruppe – Zweigstelle Wien. 01.04.39 Hptm., appt Leiter Annahmestelle 2 für Offizieranwärter d.Lw. in Hannover (to 15.12.39). 16.12.39 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool. 17.05.40 trf to Abt. L.P. 1/RLM. 1941 attended LKS Gatow. 29.12.41 appt Ic in Stab/Luftflotte 1. 01.12.42 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. (did not attend the Luftkriegsakademie). 1942-43 Maj., Führungsabteilung Gruppe Ia/Lfl.Kdo. 1. 11.05.43 appt Abt.-Leiter I in Stab/Luftflotte 1. 05.43 trf to Stab/Luftgau I. 01.01.44 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 10.02.44 ordered temporary duty to SG 101. 01.05.44 promo to Obstlt. (RDA advanced to 01.02.44). 05.44 trf to SG 152 in an unknown capacity. 09.44 trf to II./SG 2. 08.44? Obstlt., Offz. without known duties II./SG 2 (to 10.44). †02.10.44 at Nagyfalu or Szilágynagyfalu /Hungary. Buried at Nusfalau/Transsylvania. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRONEMANN, Friedrich. (DOB: 02.07.90). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 08.40 Hptm. and Leiter Feldlufttanklager 1/III. 16.04.43 Hptm. d.R. with Feldlufttanklager 2/I, trf to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 3. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GRÖNER, Paul. (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.10.42 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GRÖNER, Rudolf. (DOB: 13.02.13). 11.07.44 Lt., 3./NJGr. 10 KIA - Bf 110 G-4 (1L+BL) shot down by fighters vic Gardelregen. Buried in Nürnberg Südfriedhof. GRONEWALD, Josef. (DOB: 13.03.12). (W.B.K. Köln II). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GRONHEID, ? . 08.44 Oblt., Chef 1.Kp./Flieger-Rgt. 90. GRONHEID, Lothar. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). GRÖNIG, Alfred. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. d.R. (Flak). GRÖNIG, Ernst. (DOB: 23.03.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÖNING, Fritz. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Fl.H.Kdtr. Werneuchen. 01.03.43 Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 42/IV, promo to Obstlt. 16.04.43 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. A 222/XII to Fl.H.Kdtr. Kitzingen. 31.03.45 Obstlt. (Tr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII, released from active military service. GRÖNING, Karl-Anton. (DKG). 01.12.39 Oblt., in Flak-Rgt. 8. 10.07.42 Oblt. in 2./le.Flak-Abt. 71, awarded the DKG. 01.06.44 promo to Maj. GRÖNING, Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Duisburg). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 19.05.43 with Feldlufttanklager 5/IV, trf to Lufttanklager 1/II. GRÖNKE, Günther. (DOB: 21.03.21). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. 07.07.41 Lt., 2./JG 51 MIA - Bf 109 F-2 (Black 7) combat in the Shlow area. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRONNENBERG, Paul. (DOB: 09.02.17). (W.B.K. Wuppertal). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GRÖNNING, Dr. (med.) Wilhelm. (DOB: 12.03.90). 21.01.37 entered active military service. 01.03.42 promo to Oberstarzt. 15.07.43 Oberstarzt and Chefarzt/Lw.-Lazarett Westerland. 21.12.44 appt IVb in Stab/stellv. Gen.Kdo. XVIII. Armeekorps. GRONOW, Karl. 26.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from RLM (Amtsgruppe für Flakentwicklung/L Flak) to Flak-Ers.Abt. 43. GRONS, Josef. (DOB: 13.08.09 in Laufeld/Rhein). (R, DKG). 1941? Hptm., Staka 1./KGr.z.b.V. 105. 30.09.41 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.04.42 promo to Maj. (RDA advanced from 01.10.42). c. 09.11.42 Maj., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. S-7 (to 11.12.42). 02.43 Maj., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 600 (to 01.05.43). 25.03.43 Maj., awarded DKG, KGr.z.b.V. 600. 01.05.43 Maj., appt Kdr. I./TG 2 (to 04.09.44). 20.04.44 Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. I./TG 2. †19.03.66 in Daun/Rhineland. GRONWALD, Dr. (med.) Karl-Heinz. (n.d.) Stabsarzt d.Lw., stationed at Riga-Spilve. GRONWALD, Peter. (DOB: 04.09.21). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRONWALD, Walter. (DOB: 13.12.12). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GROOS, Bernhard. (DOB: 12.09.19). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROOS, Hans. (DOB: 27.07.00). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 1939/40 appt Ln.Offz. of Fl.H.Kdtr. A Krefeld. 20.08.40 appt Offz.z.b.V. of 4./JG 26. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.d.R. 01.10.42 Hptm.d.R., appt Chef Stabs-Kp. II./JG 26 (to 20.02.43). 15.10.42 appt Hptm.beim Stabe II./JG 26. 11.02.43 appt Führer of 10.Fl.Kp.z.b.V. in Lg.Kdo. Belg./Nordfrankreich (cancelled?). 15.10.44 appt Ia if II./JG 26. GROOS, Helmut. 16.11.40 Oblt.z.S., Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 (Transozean Staffel) KIA - Do 26 V-5 (P5+EH) after catapult launch from the Friesenland in Brest engine failed crashed out of control in water vic Cosel/ Brittany. GROOS, Hubert. (W.B.K. Siegen). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(z.V./Fl.). GROOTE, Gert. von. (DOB: 12.07.22). (W.B.K. Köln III). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROOTE, Rudolf von. 01.07.39 Maj., trf from RLM pool to Stab/Lg.Kdo. VI. 01.01.42 promo to Obstlt. GROPE, Kurt. (DOB: 12.10.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, SG101. 17.08.43 Lt., 13.(Pz)/JG 51 MIA Hs 129 B-2 hit by AA, NE of Poltava. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROPENGIESSER, Konrad. (DOB: 02.07.98). 01.09.39 Hptm.(Flak), trf from I./Flak-Rgt. 22 to RLM (Gen.Qu.). 24.11.39 Hptm., Chef 6. Abt./Gruppe IV/Referent B (Flakgeschützer u.Grossgerät)/Gen.St.d.Lw. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 11.42 Obstlt., appt provisional Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 300. 01.04.43 named from provisional to permanent Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 300 (to 15.07.43). 15.07.43 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 91 (to 05.45). 30.01.45 promo to Oberst. GRÖPLER, Erich. (DOB: 23.03.06). (i.G.). (DKG). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 1931 certified fluent in English. 01.11.35 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 31.03.37). 01.04.37 trf to the Lw.-Führungsstab (Abt. L.A. I). 01.10.37 appt referent in 1.Abt./Genst.d.Lw. 20.04.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 24.11.39 Maj., in Ia Gruppe I (Führung)/Gen.St.d.Lw. 20.01.40 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 8. 07.10.40 appt Ia in Stab/LV-Kdo. 1. 24.03.41 appt Ia in Stab/I. Flakkorps. 01.06.41 Obstlt., appt Ch.d.Genst./I. Flakkorps. 28.09.42 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and admitted to an Lw. hospital (to 19.04.43). [11.42 appt Chef d.Stabes/Lw.Kdo. Kaukasus (to 01.43)]? 01.12.42 Obstlt., awarded DKG, Ia/I. Flakkorps. 20.04.43 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 64 (to 14.12.43). 01.06.43 promo to Oberst. 15.11.43 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered temporary duty to Stab/Luftgaukdo. VI for orientation training as Chef d.Genst. 15.03.44 appt permanent Chef d.Genst./Luftgaukdo VI (to 23.08.44). 24.08.44 appt Chef d. Stabes/IV. Flakkorps (to 09.44). 15.11.44 Chef d.Genst./Lufgaukdo. XIV, appt Chef d.Genst./Lufgaukdo. VI. 01.12.44 Oberst, appt Kdr. 21. Flakdivision (to 08.05.45). †05.99. GROPP, Albert. (DOB: 31.07.15). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat). 13.06.42 Oblt., 5./KG 27 unhurt - He 111 H-6 (1G+BP) during collision on landing at Poltava. 23.07.42 Oblt., 6./KG 27 unhurt during attack by 6 fighters - He 111 H-6 (1G+BP) vic Malaja-Werijka. 11.01.43 Oblt., 4./KG 27 KIA after involuntary ground contact at Pitomnik, He 111 H-6 (1G+FP, WNr. 4553). 22.02.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. GROPP, Dietrich. (DOB: 10.09.12). 01.12.41 Oblt., Führer Kurierstaffel. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.12.41). 01.01.45 promo to Maj. GROPP, Gerhard. (DOB: 28.08.20). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GROPP, Johannes. (DOB: 15.02.07). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GROPPEL, Erich. (DOB: 20.1.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Ing.), Blindflugschule 2. 07.02.44 Lt., 5./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed vic Steinabrückl during an night exercise flight. GRÖPPEL, Werner. (DOB: 17.07.97). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 27.02.43 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), trf from FlakErs.Abt. 96 to Luftgaukdo. III. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GROPPER, Wolfgang von. (DOB: 03.03.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, FFS (C) 1. GROS, Dr. (med.) Ernst. (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 01.03.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GROS, Dr. (med.) Helmut. (W.B.K. Trier). 01.10.41 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GROS, Richard. (DOB: 20.08.09). (W.B.K. Weimar). 01.01.41 Stfw., promo simultaneously to Lt. and Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GROSCH, Andreas. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 012.12.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./W). GROSCH, Karl. (DOB: 21.06.94). (W.B.K. Kiel). 09.09.42 Hptm.(d.R.), Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 4/XI, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Ers.Btl. XI. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GROSCH, Walther. (DOB: 14.04.91 in Coburg). (DKS). 26.09.10 entered the Heer. 27.01.12 promo to Lt. WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 25.08.14 WIA, recovering until 06.12.14. 07.12.14 began training as a flight observer with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 1. 28.01.15 trf to Flieger-Abt. 50. 18.09.15 promo to Oblt. 23.06.16 trf to Flieger-Abt. 49. 13.08.16 trf to Inspektion der Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Fliegertruppen. 22.08.16 trf to Artillerieflieger-Abt. 254. 22.10.16 trf to Fliegerersatz-Abt. Gotha. 01.01.17 appt Flugleiter of Beobachterschule Schwerin. 13.12.17 began pilot training with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 5 and Fliegerschule Halberstadt. 17.07.18 trf to Armeeflugpark 4 and more training with Jagdfliegerschule I. 08.08.18 trf to Jagdgeschwader 1 Richtofen. 24.08.18 WIA, then trf to Fliegerersatz-Abt. 9 18.10.18 promo to Hptm. 21.12.18 appt Führer of Fliegerersatz-Abt. 9. 11.03.19 returned to the ground forces. 1920 Hptm., retained by the Reichswehr within an unknown capacity. c. 1929-33 apparently Chef 4c (Ausrustung Beschaffung) and Chef 4c (Best.Verwalt.)/ Gruppe 4/ Waffen Prüfwesens Abteilung. 01.06.33 Hptm.a.D., in the RLM. 01.02.34 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Hptm. and appt Abt.Leiter im RLM. 01.06.34 promo to Maj. 01.08.35 appt Lehergruppenleiter at the Fliegerschule Fassberg. 01.04.36 promo to Obstlt. 01.12.37 appt Abt.Leiter in RLM. 01.08.38 promo to Oberst. 01.02.39 appt to Sonderstab “W” im OKW. 16.07.39 appt Quartiermeister/Luftgau-Kdo. XI, Hamburg. 03.03.41 appt Quartiermeister in Genst./Luftflotte 2. 24.05.41 appt Quartiermeister in Genst./Luftflotte 5 (order rescinded). 01.06.41 promo to Gen.Maj. 02.04.43 awarded DKS. 02.05.43 appt Inspekteur der Bautruppen und Kriegsgefangenen (L In 17)/RLM. 01.06.43 promo to Gen.Lt. 29.06.44 appt Gen. für ausländisches Personal d. Lw./RLM. 18.02.45 assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 19.04.45 trf to Luftgau-Kdo. XI, Hamburg. 07.05.45 captured by the British in Schleswig-Holstein. 06.12.45 trf to London District Cage. 11.01.46 trf from London District Cage to Island Farm Special Camp 11. 12.05.48 trf to Camp 186 to prepare for repatriation. 16.05.48 released. †22.11.72 in Berg/Kreis Starnberg. GROSCH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.06.90). 01.08.42 Maj.(W), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. VI to Flakpark 1/VI. 01.07.43 with Flakzeugamt Göppingen, promo to Obstlt. (W) (Flak). GROSCHE, Richard. (DOB: 28.04.89). (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GROSCHE, Walter. (DOB: 22.12.16). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GROSCHE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 17.02.16). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRÖSCHEL, Erich. (DOB: 04.02.06). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÖSCHKE, Kurt. (DOB: 17.07.07 in Berlin-Charlottenburg). (RE, DKG). 10.27 joined the Polizei. 04.34 trf to Landespolizeigruppe General Göring. 01.04.34 promo to Polizei-Lt. Düsseldorf 1935 in Regiment “General Göring”. 01.10.35 promo to Polizei-Oblt. then trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe (eff. same date) and promo to Lt.(Lw.) 1935 assigned to the Fallschirmtruppe. 01.10.36 promo to Oblt. 1938 Chef 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 01.02.40(01.01.40?) promo to Hptm. 05.40 Chef 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 16.01.42 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 20.02.42 appt Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 (to 22.01.44). 01.04.42 promo to Maj. 21.06.43 Maj., awarded DKG, Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 22.01.44 appt acting Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 11.02.44 re-appt Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1 (to 24.07.44). 01.06.44 (01.04.44?) promo to Obstlt. 09.06.44 awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr., II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 24.07.44 appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 15 (to 02.45(04.04.45?)). 09.01.45 awarded Eichenlaub, Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 15. 10.02.45 promo to Oberst (RDA 01.01.45). 21.03.45 Oberst, appt acting Kdr. 5. Fsch.Jg.Div. †26.03.96 in Odenthal, buried there in the Stadtfriedhof. GROSCHKE, Otto. (DOB: 12.03.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÖSCHLER, Arthur. (DOB: 03.04.94 in Berlin-Wilmersdorf). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 1941 Adjutant in JFS 1. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 01.43 Maj. and Adjutant in JG 101. 31.08.43 Maj. (d.R.), separated or retired from the Reserve Officer Corps of the Luftwaffe. GROSCHOPF, Gottfried. (DOB: 25.08.10). (W.B.K. Neumünster). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 13.03.41 Lt., 7./KG 55 POW - shot down by fighters vic Birkenhead. GROSCHUPF, Franz. (W.B.K. Lüneburg). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GRÖSEL, Gottfried. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Aesop"/ 7. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 14.(Jägerleit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 217. GRÖSEL, Heinz. (DOB: 08.02.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 20.03.44 Lt., Beobachter awarded the Ehrenpokal. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROSHOLZ, Hans-Günter. (DOB: 18.08.14). 04.04.34 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 01.11.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Fliegerschule Celle for pilot training. 08.10.36 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.02.37 trf to II./KG 155 as a pilot. 15.03.37 trf to I./KG 355 (later renumbered I./KG 53) (to 30.11.41). 1941 Techn.Offz. in SKG 210. 08.41 appt Staka 3./KG 53. 01.12.41 planned Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (either did not actually attend or did not complete the course). 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 16.02.42 Oblt., Staka, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 03.42 appt Kdr. Verbandsfliegerschule für Ju 88 at Foggia/Italy. 01.05.44 promo to Maj. 05.44 with E-Stelle Rechlin? GROSNICK, Hermann. 27.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in Flak-Ers.Abt. 29 (Führer-Reserve), trf to Lg.Kdo. XI for further assignment. GROSS, ? . 1945 Lt., Zugführer Nachrichtenzug/Fsch.Pi.Btl. 9. GROSS, ? . 31.10.42 Oblt., 8./KG 40 KIA - Fw 200 C-3/U4 (F8+DS) lost vic Gibraltar. GROSS, ? . 23.04.45 Oblt., Staka “Chefs des Generalstabes” Ju 52 forced down at Neumuhle/Vils by a P-51 – was carrying the family of General Koller out of the danger zone. GROSS, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., (Drohne u. Ausbilder) S/88 of the Condor Legion. GROSS, Albert. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GROSS, Alfred von. (DOB: 31.01.14). (W.B.K. Bielefeld). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GROSS, Alfred. (DOB: 04.10.19 in Alt-Placht/Mark Brandenburg). (R, DKG). (W.B.K. Neuruppin). Fall 1943 Fw., fighter pilot instructor with Erg.JGr. Ost. Fall 1943 trf to 5./JG 54. 07.10.43 Fw., 5./JG 54. c.10.43 trf to III./JG 54. 01.12.43 Fw., 5./JG 54. 11.02.44 Fw., 5./JG 54. 25.03.44 Lt., 5./JG 54. 06.04.44 Lt., 5./JG 54. 04.44 trf to 9./JG 54. 24.04.44 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 06.05.44 in 8./JG 54, recommended for promotion to Lt. 06.44 Staka 8./JG 54. 09.06.44 Lt., appt Staka 11./JG 54 (to 26.08.44). 27.08.44 Lt., trf to Stab II./JG 26 and appt Staka 5. Staffel. 03.09.44 Lt. Stab II./JG 26 severely WIA - Fw 190 A-8 (Green 4) in combat with a Spitfire - Fw 190 A-8 (Green 4) vic St. Trond - attacked by 16 P-51s of 338 FS - bailed out - did not fly combat again due to wounds. 01.01.45 Lt., awarded DKG. 04.45 Lt., awarded the Ritterkreuz. Credited with 175 combat missions and 52 air victories. †19.09.47 of tuberculous in Tönning/Holstein. GROSS, Alfred. (DOB: 04.10.19 in Neuruppin). 30.06.44 Lt., Staka 8./JG 54. 08.44 Lt., became Staka 11./JG 54. 03.09.44 Lt., MIA. GROSS, Alfred. (DOB: 25.07.21). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GROSS, Alfred. 14.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Auffanglager d.Lw. Wiener Neustadt to Kommandeur der Luftdienstverband (to 26.02.43). 26.02.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII. GROSS, Arno. (n.d.) promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer Stab/Ln.Rgt. 12. GROSS, Christian. 00.41 Obstlt., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Elbing (to 03.05.41). 03.05.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FS A/B 123 (to 01.12.44). 01.02.43 promo to Oberst. 11.44 Oberst and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 9/XVII Wels. GROSS, Emil. (DOB: 05.01.90). (W.B.K. Siegen). 16.10.43 Hptm. (W) (d.R.). GROSS, Emil. 21.04.43 Hptm. d.R. in FAG 101, trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Norwegen. GROSS, Erich. (DOB: 21.05.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GROSS, Erich. (DOB: 26.01.20). (W.B.K. Gera). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GROSS, Erich. 23.04.45 Maj., Adj. of Generalstabchefs der Luftwaffe KIA - Ju 52 force-landed vic Neumühle/Vils, near Reisbach, Kreis Dingolfing, Landau by P-51 attacks - had been transporting his wife and two children, the family of Gen Koller, and 14 other officers. GROSS(GROSZ?), Ernst. 22.05.43 Lt., 1./NJG 2. 08/09.10.43 Lt., 6./NJG 2 KIA - Ju 88 C-6 (R4+MP) crashed vic Hannover. Credited with one victory. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROSS, Franz. (DOB: 10.09.95). (W.B.K. Rudolstadt). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GROSS, Dr. (med.) Franz. (W.B.K. Leipzig I). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GROSS, Georg. (DOB: 11.11.90). 1943-44 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GROSS, Gottfried. (DOB: 09.01.98). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GROSS, Hagen. (DOB: 25.06.21). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.03.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GROSS, Hans. (DOB: 25.06.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROSS, Hans. 01.07.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 1.(StabsnachrichtenKp.)Ln.Abt.124. GROSS, Hans. (n.d.) Lt., Kriegsberichter Stab I./LG 1. GROSS, Hanns. (DOB: 31.12.10). (DKG). (W.B.K. München I). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O/Fl.). 29.03.44 Lt., 3./LG 1 awarded the DKG. 22/23.01.45 Lt., 6/LG 1 MIA - Ju 88 S-3 (L1+NP) shot down by Mosquitos of 409 Sqdn. crashed into the Schelde estuary. GROSS, Heinz. 01.11.44 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt., with Schaltgruppe of 1./Ln.Abt. 201. GROSS, Helmuth. 09.07.43 Lt., II./LG 1 KIA - Ju88 A-4 (L1+NC) crashed at Saloniki-Sedes due unknown cause. GROSS, Helmut. (DOB: 18.10.16). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GRÖSS, Helmut. (DOB: 09.09.17 in Eisenach). 08.04.42 Oblt. in 9./St.G. 3, KIA N of Malta - in a midair collision during a raid on Malta docks. GROSS, Herbert. (DOB: 21.02.13). (W.B.K. Stendal). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (RDA 01.12.37). GROSS, Hermann. 01.06.44 promo to Maj. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROSS, Johann. (DOB: 22.01.93). 08.39 Hptm.(W), in III./Flak-Rgt. 43. 01.12.40 promo to Maj. (Flak). 27.11.42 Maj.(W), trf from Lufthauptmuna 1/IV to Feldluftpark 2/VII. GROSS, Josef. (W.B.K. München II). 25.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), in Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 270, appt provisional Kdr. III.(Scheinw.)/Flak-Rgt. 43 (and 06.43). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 08.06.43 appt permanent Kdr. III.(Scheinw.)/Flak-Rgt. 43. GROSS, Julius. 01.05.43 Maj. z.V. with Wehrmeldeamt Wiener-Neustadt, trf to Wehrmeldeamt Linz 1. GROSS, Karl. (DOB: 18.02.12). (W.B.K. München I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 12.(Funk u. Leuchtfeuer)/Ln.Rgt. 3 "Legion Condor". GROSS, Karl. (DOB: 31.03.13). (W.B.K. Böhmisch-Leipa). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Flak). GROSS, Karl-Ernst. (DOB: 07.09.15). 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GROSS, Klaus-Dieter. (DOB: 18.09.22). 01.02.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GROSS, Kurt. (DOB: 15.05.11). 01.45 Flieger-Ingenieur and Prüfleiter with Werft-Abt. 21/III. GROSS, Kurt. (DOB: 31.03.13). (W.B.K. Böhmisch-Leipa). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Flak). GROSS, Ludwig. 02.03.42 Oblt., Bordschutz, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GROSS, Martin. (DOB: 19.01.09). (W.B.K. Rottweil). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef 1.(RV-Betr.-u.Versuchs-Kp.)/Ln.-Richtverbindungs-Betriebs-Abt. 11. GROSS, Max. (W.B.K. Straubing). 01.09.42 Lt., trf from Fliegertruppe to the Luftnachrichtentruppe. GROSS, Rudolf. (DOB: 08.11.14). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROSS, Rudolf. (DOB: 28.05.15). (W.B.K. Marktredwitz). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (RDA 01.11.40). GROSS, Dr.(med.) Walter. (W.B.K. Bunzlau). 01.11.41 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GROSS, Wilhelm. (DOB: 23.05.14). 01.10.43 at Ärztlichen Akademie d.Lw., promo to Stabsarzt. 01.12.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Luftflotte 6 for further assignment (still 03.45). GROSSAN, Rudi. 17.12.42 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Nachschubabteilungsstab 7/VI to Kraftfahrtechnischen Schule d.Lw. Rudolstadt. GROSSBERGER, ? . 1938 Lt., with IR 17 of the Austrian Bundesheer, later trf to the Luftwaffe. [ possibly this is Walter Grossberger later of KG 27?] GROSSBERGER, Ludwig. (DOB: 16.10.19). (W.B.K. München I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GROSSBERGER, Walter. (DOB: 10.11.12 in Mitterweissenbach /Salzburg). 1942 Hptm. in III./KG 27 (to 07.03.42). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 07.03.42 Hptm., 9./KG 27, MIA - in He 111 H-6 (1G+AO) in Novorossisk area [Version #2; vic Yalta/Crimea]. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROSSE, ? . 05.05.43 Hptm. and Staka 4./KGr. z.b.V. 172. 17.09.43 Hptm. in IV./TG 3 and responsible for a Savoia Gruppe being assembled at Pontedera landing ground near Pisa. GROSSE, ? . (n.d.) Obstlt., (Drohne u. Ausbilder) S/88 of the Condor Legion. GROSSE, Albrecht. (DOB: 04.10.16). 01.01.38 promo to Lt./A2. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROSSE, Alfred. (DOB: 10.01.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROSSE-BRAUKMANN, Gerd. (DOB: 17.10.16). (W.B.K. Leipzig I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Fl.). GROSSE, Bruno. 09.12.44 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 7/VI, Paderborn (to 05.04.45). GROSSE, Eduard. (DOB: 12.10.89 in Oschatz). WWI served in the Artillerie. 1924 joined the Stahlhelm (to 1925) then rejoined 1933 (to 1935). 1939 appt Bttr.Chef Res.Flak-Abt. 131. 1942 appt Fürsorge Offz. in Stab /Luftgau Moskau. 01.05.42 promo to Maj. 1943 appt Asst.Adj. Flak-Rgt. 68. 1943 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 33. 21.01.43 Maj.(d.R.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 33 to Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte. 05.03.43 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. VIII, trf to Luftflotte for further assignment. 1943 appt NSFO Koflug Sizilien. 1943 appt NSFO Koflug 5/VII. 1943 trf to Flak-Ers.Btl. VII Nagold. 1943 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 33. 1944 appt NSFO Flak-Rgt. 68. [order of events in 1943 is approximate] GROSSE, Eginhard. 01.05.44 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 3. (Flugm.Auswerte-u. Betr.Kp.)/Ln.Rgt. 213. GROSSE, Egon. (DOB: 15.09.17 in Schwerin). 15.02.45 Lt., 4./JG 400. GROSSE, Fritz. (DOB: 28.06.20). (DKG). 02.01.42 Lt. in 2./KG 28, awarded the DKG. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A1. 015.10.43 Oblt., appt Adj. in I./KG 27 (to 14.05.44). GROSSE, Fritz. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 15.02.43 trf from schw.Flak-Abt. 233 to Artillerie-Rgt. 11 (L). GROSSE, Gerhard. (DOB: 04.12.15 in Leipzig). 01.08.39 Oblt., in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 306. 22.09.39 Oblt. in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406, seized and interned after having engine trouble and landing his He 60 (K6+QH) on the sea where upon it drifted into Swedish territory vic Kivik/Sweden. 08.06.40 Oblt., returned from Sweden to Germany on He 111 P-2 (B3+JM) in an exchange. 10.43 Hptm., appt Staka 1./SAGr. 130 (to 08.12.43). 08.12.43 Hptm., 1.(F)/SAGr. 130 KIA – in BV 138 C-1 (6I+GL) that flew into a mountainside on Porsangerhalvøya near Mannskarvik Nordkapp/Norway, between Rastkeila u. Langstrand N of Reppvåg, during bad weather (snow shower) (Pl.Qu. 27 Ost/ 51283). Buried at Botn-Rognan. GROSSE, Gottfried. (DOB: 22.01.19). (W.B.K. Dresden I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROSSE, H. 25.03.42 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. MIA - Ju 88 D-1 (T5+HM) vic Stalingrad. GROSSE, Hans. 31.03.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from RLM to Lw.Verb.Stelle beim Zentrakraft West and appt Leiter. 01.11.42 promo to Oberst. 20.08.43 Leiter Verbindungsstelle d.Lw. beim OKW (Chef d.Wehrmachtkraftfahrwesens/Zentrakraft West), trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Westfrankreich. 18.02.45 Oberst, appt Kdr. Ausb.-u.Ers.Abt. für Kfz.-Instandsetzungsdienst 1. GROSSE, Hans-Werner. (DOB: 29.11.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 23.07.43 Lt., I./KG 77 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed in sea N of Kolberg due to engine trouble. GROSSE, Heinz. (DOB: 02.10.14). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl). GROSSE, Helmut. (DOB: 24.05.21). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROSSE, Horst. (DOB: 15.10.10) (W.B.K. Halle a.S.). 15.02.43 awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). GROSSE, Ludwig. (DOB: 01.06.95). 01.10.39 Maj., with Fl.H.Kdtr. (See) Jever. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 16.03.43 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 28/III. 24.06.43 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 31/VI (to 01.04.44?). 15.10.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 102/VIII. GROSSE, Rolf. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 25.08.43 Hptm. in 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 under NAGr. 3, WIA – in Fw 189 believed shot down by a fighter in the Kirov – Spas Demensk area. 06.05.45 promo to Maj. with RDA of 01.06.45. GROSSE, Rolph. (DOB: 16.06.97). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GROSSE, Siegfried. (DOB: 16.12.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. GROSSE, Ulrich. (DOB: 23.10.22). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1., FFS (C) 10. GROSSE, Walter. 14.04.44 Hptm., 3./Fl.ZielG. 3 KIA - Kl 35D (NF+OO) struck a cable vic Oberdorf am Neckar. GROSSE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 25.12.06 in Ansberg). (W.B.K. Arnsberg). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 06.44 Lt., instructotor with JG 107 then trf to II./JG 108. 03.34 trf to III./Erg.JG 2. GROSSE, Wolfgang. (DOB: 25.07.22). 01.11.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GROSSE-BRAUCKMANN, Gerd. (DOB: 17.10.16 in Gerbstedt). (n.d.) studied law. 05.03.43 Lt., 9./JG 5 KIA - Bf 109 F-4 (Yellow 5) combat with a LaGG-3 [Version#2: 6 km NE of Petsamo] vic Loustari. Buried at Petschenga-Parkkina. GROSSE-BROCKHOFF, Dr. (med.) Franz. (DOB: 26.11.07 in Oberhausen-Osterfeld). 1932 conferred with a doctorate by University of Bonn. 1934-36 employed as a scientific assistant at Göttingen University. 1936-40 Asst. Prof. at Bonn University. 03.40 conscripted into the Luftwaffe. 1942 hypothermia experiments on dogs. c.1943-45 Stabsarzt with the Luftfahrtmedizinisches Institut des RLM. 11.45 -54 senior physician Bonn University hospital. 1954-76 professor at Düsseldorf medical academy (from 1965 University of Düsseldorf). 1976 retired. †13.09.81 in Neuss. GROSSE-KAPPENBERG, Heinrich. 13.12.40 Lt., 10./KG 2 unhurt - Do 17 Z (U5+GZ) crash landed at Achmer. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) Hptm. and Ia in III./KG(J) 54. GROSSENBRÄUKER, Friedrich. 08.11.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XIII to Stab/Koluft AOK 4. 08.40 Maj., trf from Stab/Luftflotte 4 to Feldkommandantur 517 as Lw.Verb.Offz. 01.12.42 with Feldkommandantur 758 Paris – St-Cloud, promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 02.10.43 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), Verb.Offz. für Luftschutz/Befehlshaber Nordwest-Frankreich, trf to Aussenstelle Agram/Feld-Lg.Kdo. XXX. GROSSENDORFER, Hans. (DOB: 11.08.14 in Salzburg). (W.B.K. Salzburg). (R). 02.09.33 joined the österreichische Bundesheer. 03.38 trf to the Wehrmacht. 31.10.38 his term of service expired and he returned to civilian life. 15.11.39 called up for service in the Luftwaffe and sent to an LN Schule. 16.04.40 sent to Grosse KFS 2, then to BFS 3. 18.07.40 trf to Erg.KGr. 2. 04.08.40 trf to the Schulstaffel/KG 53. 01.10.40 trf to 1./KG 53 as an observer. 1940-43 Beobachter (observer) in Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K KG 53. 16.02.42 Fw. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.08.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O.) (RDA 01.07.41). 18.09.42 trf to IV./KG 53 as an instructor. 14.04.43 trf to 7./KG 53. 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 20(17?).11.43 Oblt., III./KG 53 KIA in He 111 H-16 (A1+DR) on a transfer flight from Orléans to Gablingen in bad weather and flew into the ground 2 km S of Eurasburg, E of Augsburg. 26.03.44 Oblt., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, 7./KG 53. (n.d.) posthumously promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.11.43). Credited with 386 missions. GROSSE-NORDHAUS, Heinrich. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GROSSER, ? . 08.01.44 Lt., 4./ Fsch.Pi.Btl. 5 KIA. [Version#2: 08.44 KIA Lt., 3./Fsch.Pi.Btl. 5 KIA vic Geichlingen] GROSSER, ? . 30.05.44 Oblt., NAGr. 13 KIA - Bf 109 G-8 (Yellow 4) crashed after hitting a ground obstacle vic Laval during a practice flight. GROSSER, Arnold. (DOB: 12.04.15). 01.09.42 promo to Oblt. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. †30.06.44. GROSSER, Erich. 11.36 with Wetterflugstelle Norderney (to 12.36). 01.01.37 Hptm., with Wetterflugstelle München (to 08.05.45). GROSSER, Fritz. 24.05.43 Oblt., 2./JG 11. 28.07.43 Oblt., 2./JG 11. GROSSER, Gerhard. 30.05.44 Oblt. no details. GROSSER, Heinz. (DOB: 29.12.18). 1941-42 Offizier z.b.V. in 1./JG 1. 02.42 in 2./JG 1. 01.02.43 trf to Lehr- und Erprobungskdo. 18. 31.03.43 Lt., Gen.d.Lw.b.OKM, trf to JG 1. 01.04.43 in Lehrund Erprobungskdo. 18, promo to Oblt. 05.43 appt Staka 2./JG 11 (to 17.08.43). c. 09.10.43 re-appt Staka 2./JG 11 (to 31.12.43). 01.01.44 Oblt., appt Staka 10./JG 11 (to 02.05.44). 02.05.44 appt acting Staka 8./JG 11 (to 17.05.44). 17.05.44 trf to Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe Quedlinburg. 27.09.44 Oblt., in 4./Erg.JGr. West, re-appt Staka 8./JG 11 (to 03.45). 01.01.45 promo to Hptm. 03.45 trf to I./JG 77. 17.04.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 77 (to 08.05.45). Credited with 7 victories. GROSSER, Hermann. (DOB: 25.01.17). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GROSSER, Hermann. (W.B.K. Liegnitz). Maj. (d.R./Flak).

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GROSSER, Ludwig. 26.07.43 Oblt., 2./JG 11. Credited with 5 victories. GRÖSSER, Walter. (W.B.K. Aachen). 12.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from schw.Flak-Abt. 407 to FAS I. 10.01.43 trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 12 to RLM (Amtsgruppe für Flakentwicklung/L Flak). 01.05.43 with RLM, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GROSSER, Walter. (DOB: 04.09.15). (W.B.K. Neumünster). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GROSSFUSS, Detlef. (DOB: 24.11.19 in Friedrichsort/Kiel). (DKG). 1942 in Erg.JGr. West. 10.42 trf to I./JG 2. 12/13.08.43 Lt., 2./JG 2. 09.43 Lt., appt Staka 7./JG 2 (to at least 31.12.43). 30.12.43 Lt., 11./JG 2. 21.01.44 Lt., 11./JG 2. 02.44 appt Staka 2./JG 2. 29.02.44 Lt., Stab I./JG 2. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 03.03.44 Lt., 3./JG 2. 13.03.44 Lt., 2./JG 2. 06.03.44 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 19.03.44 Lt., 2./JG 2. 07.05.44 Oblt., 2./JG 2. 05.07.44 Oblt., 9./JG 2 WIA - Fw 190 at St. André in combat with P-47s. 08.44 again Staka 2./JG 2. 01.10.44 Oblt. in an unspecified JG, awarded the DKG. 10.44 Oblt., appt Staka 9./JG 2. Credited with 20 victories. GROSSJOHANN, Günther. (DOB: 22.03.15). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. 1943 in I./KG 1. 01.06.43 Feldwebel in I./KG 1, commissioned in the rank of Lt.(A1/Fl.) (RDA 01.09.39). 17.05.44 Oblt. in I./KG 1, attending the Verbandsführer course (Lehrgang) at Ansbach. 10.44 appt Staka 3./JG 7. 25.11.44 Oblt., appt Staka 8./JG 3 (to 08.05.45). GROSSKINSKY, August. (DOB: 09.10.07). (W.B.K. Konstanz). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) Oblt., unknown staff assignment in 6. Fsch.Jg-Div. GROSSKOPF, Friedrich. (n.d.) "...Luftwaffe officer, GROSSKOPF was head of an Abwehr section concerned with air intelligence" [ from BNA files] Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROSSKOPF, Hubertus. (DOB: 19.07.22). (W.B.K. Potsdam II). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) Lt., I./NJG 100. Credited with one victory. GROSSKOPF, Paul. (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.09.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GROSSKOPF, Walter. (W.B.K. Gera). 1942 Hptm., Kdr. Flak-Abt. 195 (to 11.42). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 11.42 appt Kdr. Flak-Abt. 196. GROSSKOPF, Wolfgang. (n.d.) Lt. d.Lw., unit unknown. GROSSKOPF, Wolfram. (DOB: 19.11.18). 01.08.42 RDA as Oblt. 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak (RDA 01.09.40), 186. Sperrfeuer-Batterie. GROSSKREUTZ, Hans. (DOB: 09.05.81 in Hanshagen). 20.03.99 entered the Heer. 20.03.99 promo to Lt. 19.08.09 promo to Oblt. 01.10.13 promo to Hptm. WWI served. 09.04.20 promo to acting Maj. 17.03.33 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Oberregierungsrat and appt Referent in Reichskommissariat für die Luftfahrt. 05.05.33 appt Referent und Gruppenleiter in RLM/L In 13. 01.05.34(35?) promo to Ministerialrat. 01.11.36 appt Abt.Chef in RLM/L In 13. 01.04.41 promo to Ministerialdirigent. 31.03.44 retired. †19.07.48 in an unstated location. GRÖSSLER, Anton. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Wehrm.Bev.b.Reichsprotektor in Böhmen und Mähren. 01.02.41 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 01.08.42 Obstlt., trf from KriegswissenschaftlicheAbt.d.Lw. (Zweigstelle Wien) to Ob.d.L. pool with temporary duty to 31.01.43 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. I. 09.12.42 trf to Stab/III. Lw.-Feldkorps. 11.04.43 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. I (to 01.10.43). 01.10.43 trf to Rüstungsinspektion Prag. GROSSLERCHER, Hans. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GRÖSSLER, Erich. c.1936-38 Maj., Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 6. GROSSMANN, ? . 19.07.44 Maj., either in Stab/Transport-Fliegerführer 1 or II./Erg.Trsp.Geschw. at Eger. GROSSMANN, Bruno. (DOB: 30.04.90). 1943-44 Hptm.d.R. (Ln.), released from active service. GROSSMANN, Egon. 01.11.43 in Flakbatterie 2050 z.b.V., promo to Hptm. GROSSMANN, Ernst. 1942 Maj. (Erg.O.), Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 2/XI (to 17.11.42). 17.11.42 trf to XIII. Fliegerkorps (to train at Bataillonsführerschule Antwerpen). 01.09.43 in I./Jäger-Rgt. 36 (L), appt Kdr. of this Btl. 01.11.43 promo to Obstlt. GROSSMANN, Erwin. (DOB: 25.09.19). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). GROSSMANN, Franz. (DOB: 20.09.95). (W.B.K. Rastatt). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GROSSMANN, Friedrich. (DOB: 28.06.09 in Gladbeick?). 03.39 promo to Regierungsinspekteur. (n.d.) posted to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI. (n.d.) posted to Stab/7.Fl.Div. 01.07.44 promo to Stabsintendant. GROSSMANN, Georg. 01.01.40 Lt., Flak-Rgt. 36 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GROSSMANN, Gerhard. 01.11.40 promo to Oblt./A2. GROSSMANN, Gerhard. (DOB: 22.08.20). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GROSSMANN, Günter. (DOB: 13.02.21 in Berlin). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 04.45 Lt., NJG 5 MIA vic Wittstock. GROSSMANN, Günther. (DOB: 04.10.18). (W.B.K. Lüneburg). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GROSSMANN, Günther. (DOB: 08.05.15). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. 22.01.43 trf from FAS III to schw.Flak-Abt. 407. 28.10.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 406 (still 04.45).

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Section G - K GROSSMANN, Heinz. (DOB: 13.05.17). (W.B.K. Stralsund). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl). 12.05.44 Oblt. in I./KG 1, scheduled to attend the Verbandsführer course (Lehrgang) at Ansbach from 18.05.44 to 29.06.44. GROSSMANN, Otto. (DOB: 30.10.99). (W.B.K. Stendal). 19.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), provisional Kdr. Schw.Flak-Abt. 407, appt provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 243. 06.01.43 appt permanent Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 243. 01.05.43 promo to (RDA?) Maj.d.R. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 13.09.44 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 222 (to 24.02.45). GROSSMANN, Paul. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GROSSMANN, Richard. (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GROSSMANN, Rudolf. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). GROSSMANN, Rudolf. (W.B.K. Dresden II). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). GROSSMANN, Rudolf. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GROSSPIETSCH, Gerhard. 01.06.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt.,Verb.Trupp 21.(LVKp.)/Ln.Rgt. 34. GROSSPOINTNER, Fridolin. (DOB: c.1924). 22.05.43 Lt., I./KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+ML) crashed into the sea N of Banak Pl.Qu. 27 Ost /51583, cause unknown. GROSSSTEINBECK, Dr. (Zahnarzt) Johannes. (DOB: 23.09.12). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.09.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GROSZ (GROSS?), ? . 17.07.44 Lt. in III./JG 54. [Comment: supposedly had 49 victories by this date? ] GROSZ, Anton. 01.10.41 promo to Hptm. 01.09.44 promo to Maj. GROTE, ? . 11.40 Hptm., Kdr. Erg./KG 4. GROTE, ? . 1945 Ob.Insp., Techn.Offz. III./JG 7. GROTE, Bodo. (DOB: 12.02.14). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. GROTE, E. 22.02.40 Lt.d.R.. Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. POW - He 111 P (T5+OH) forced down by Spitfires of 602 Sqdn. at St. Abbs Head. GROTE, Erich. (DOB: 22.06.97). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 14.11.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), trf from LKS 6 to Stab/17. Flakdivision. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GROTE, Gerhard Freiherr von. 31.03.40 Oblt., Z/KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 in an accident. GROTE, Gerhard. (DOB: 27.09.93). 05.08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), temporary duty from A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 52 to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 12. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.42 trf from RLM (L.In.6) to Stab/XIII. Fliegerkorps (to 01.04.43). 01.04.43 appt provisional Kdr. Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe Nr. 20. GROTE, Hartung de. 02.41 Maj. and Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Rgt. 6/XIII, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Rgt. 1/XIII (to 08.41). GROTE, Dr. Hermann. 01.06.39 entered service with the Luftwaffe as an Oblt.(d.R.) and assigned to KG 27 as a pilot. 01.12.39 promo to Hptm.(RDA 01.02.38). 15.01.40 trf to I./Lehrgruppe Ju 88. 01.10.40 appt provisional Kdr. Erg.KGr. 4 (Ju 88). 24.10.40 appt Kdr. III.(K)/LG 1 (to 28.02.41). 01.03.41 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered to the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow for Generalstab training, but there is no evidence that this occurred. 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 01.02.43 Maj., in RLM, appt provisional Kdr. FFS C 15 (to 04.06.44). GROTE, Horst Freiherr von. (DOB: 12.05.12 in Gleiwitz). (i.G.). (R). 1935 with the Heer Nachrichtentruppe. 01.11.36 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe and promo to Lt. 01.06.39 promo to Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Oblt. 26.06.40 appt Staka 4.(Schl.)/LG 2 (to 08.40). 21.07.40 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 4. (Schl.)/LG 2. (n.d.) Oblt., 5./LG 2. 01.12.40 appt Luftattaché/Dt.Gesandtschaft Sofia. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 14.02.43 Hptm., appt Ic/2. Fallschirmjäger-Div. 15.02.43 Hptm., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 1943 attended 2. Kriegslehrgang with LKS Gatow. 01.05.44 accepted into the Gen.stab d.Lw. 12.05.44 appt Ib in Stab/6. Fsch.Jg.Div. 01.06.44 promo to Maj. 07.44 trf to Stab/6. Fsch.Jg.Div. 03.45 trf to Fsch.Jg. Waffenschule. Served in the Bundeswehr after the war and retired 30.09.70 as an Obstlt. †05.06.2008 in Hannover. GROTE, Karl-Heinz. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GROTE, Otto. (DOB: 06.09.16). 01.05.40 promo to Lt./A1. 30.05.40 Lt., with 3./JG 76. 27.09.40 Lt., 4./JG 54. 30.10.40 Lt., 4./JG 54. 02.11.40 Lt., 4./JG 54 MIA - Bf 109 -4 (White 3) in the area of Dungeness/UK. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 4 victories. GROTE, Paul. (DOB: 27.02.92). 01.05.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Ln.Zeugamt Teltow. 01.08.42 Kdt. Feld-Ln.Zeugamt Brüssel-Vilvorde (to 01.04.43), promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 02.04.43 appt provisional Leiter Ln.-Zeugamt 2 and permanent Leiter from 10.08.43 (to 12.44). GROTE, Paul. 25.11.40 Hptm., appt Ic/Archiv in Stab/Luftgaukdo. III (still 02.45). 01.07.42 in Lw.Befh. Mitte area, promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GROTE, Peter. (DOB: 24.01.22). 01.07.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GROTE, Rudolf. 01.08.38 Lt., KG 51 KIA vic Landesberg. GROTE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 22.01.97). (W.B.K. Bremen I). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRÖTECKE, Gustav. (DOB: 15.09.16). (W.B.K. Kassel). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GROTEFENDT, Erwin. (DOB: 22.11.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROTEMART, ? . 13.06.44 Lt. in 8./Flak-Rgt. 52, reported WIA. GROTH, Claus. 23.02.43 Obstlt., trf from RLM (L Flak 4) to Rüstungsinspektion XIII. 01.04.43 with Rüstungsinspektion XIII, promo to Oberst (Flak). GROTH, Claus. (DOB: 10.04.24). 1944 Lt., with JG 110. 02.45 with Erg.JG 2. 1945 with 4./Erg.JG 2. GROTH, Erich (“Grotze”). (DOB: 04.01.07 in Wesermünde). (R). 08.11.38 appt Staka 2./JG 231. 01.05.39 appt Staka 2./ZG 2. 22.09.39 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JGr. 102 (2./ZG 2). 25.09.39 Oblt., 2./JGr. 102. 08.11.39 Oblt., 2./JGr. 102. 25.11.39 Hptm., JGr. 102 appt Kdr. JGr.176. 11.39 appt Kdr. II./ZG 76. 10.05.40 Maj., Kdr.II./ZG 76. 11.05.40 Hptm., Stab II./ZG 76. 23.05.40 Hptm., Stab II./ZG 76. 01.10.40 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./ZG 76. 08.41 appt Kommodore ZG 76. 12.08.41 KIA – in Bf 110 E-1 (M8+TC) crash near Stavanger/Norway in bad weather while flying on instruments (however, the loss reports state that this occurred at Kirkenes/N Norway while postwar investigations give the location of the crash as 45 km NW of Ål/Norway). Late summer 1943 remains recovered. Credited with 13 air victories. GROTH, Gerhard. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm. GROTH, Heinz. (DOB: 22.07.13 in Greifswald). (W.B.K. Griefswald). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 10.43 in 8./KG 6. Last rank: Oblt. GROTH, Jost. (DOB: 05.01.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. GROTH, Klaus. (DOB: 18.02.21). 21.03.44 Oblt., 3./Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 vic Rétaud. Buried at Mont de Huisnes. GROTH, Max. (DOB: 13.01.19). 07.04.44 Oblt. in 1./JG 26, WIA – in Fw 190 A-6 (White 6) due to engine fire on start up at Soissons. 27.04.44 Oblt., appt Staka 1./JG 26 (to 05.07.44 †). 07.05.44 Oblt. and Staka 1./JG 26, WIA on landing 8 km NE of Soissons, bailed out after his engine seized. 09.06.44 Oblt. and Staka 1./JG 26, WIA in a forced landing after engine failure vic Beauvais - BoissyVersion: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K le-Bois. 05.07.44 KIA in Fw 190 A-8 (White 4) shot down in combat with a Spitfire E of Evreux. Buried at Champigny-St.Andre/France. Credited with one victory. Wounded at least 3 times. GROTH, Dr.med. Walter. (DOB: 12.09.83 in Berlin). 01.04.02 entered the Heer. 1902 underwent basic army training. 1910 studied medicine at Kaiser Wilhelms Akademie (to 1913). 20.04.10 promo to Oberarzt. 24.12.10 conferred with Dr. med. 18.10.13 promo to Stabsarzt. WWI served a a physician in various field hospitals. 1919 joined the Deutschnationale Volkspartei (to 1928). 10.06.24 conferred with Dr. phil. 1931 attended Police schools (to 1934). 01.04.33 joined the NSDAP (until becoming an active officer). 01.10.35 designated an Erg.-Offizier (Luftwaffe) with a rank of Oberfeldarzt and appt Referent, Gruppenleiter and Abt.-Chef beim Lw. Sanitäts-Chef/RLM. 01.10.36 promo to Oberstarzt (RDA 01.04.32). 01.06.39 concurrently ordered to WehrmachtVersorge und Fürsorge-Gericht/Heeres-Sanitäts-Inspektion for orientation training. 01.06.40 appt Luftgau-Arzt VII und concurrently Kdr. der Luftgau-Sanitäts-Abt. 7. 01.10.40 activated. 01.09.41 promo to Generalarzt. 01.04.42 appt Offizier z.b.V. des RLM und Ob.d.L., concurrently provisional Luftlottenarzt 5. 01.06.42 appt Luftgauarzt XII/XIII - reportedly held responsible for epidemic in Toul and discharged as a result. 24.03.43 assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 31.01.44 retired. †12.04.47 in Mittenwald. GROTH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 10.03.93). (W.B.K. Darmstadt). 01.03.43 RDA for simultaneous promo to Lt. and Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GROTH, Willi. 04.10.42 Oblt., 6./KG 54 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (B3+HP) by AA vic rail station of Sablago. GROTHA, ? . 04.45 Zugführer in 2./ Fsch.Pi.Btl. 20. GROTHA, Herbert. (DOB: 11.04.09). (W.B.K. Königsberg I). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GROTHE, ? , Freiherr von. 10.40 Hptm. appt Kdr. of III./LG 1 (to 12.40). GROTHE, Albert. 18.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. I to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI (to 08.02.43). 08.02.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XI and ordered to Aufstellungsstab II for temporary duty. 26.05.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.) in Abwicklungsstab/XIII. Fliegerkorps, trf to Luftgaukdo. XI for further assignment. GROTHE, Bodo. 21.06.43 Oblt., 10./KG 26 badly WIA - He 111 H-6 collision on take-off from Blankensee with a Ju 88. GROTHE, Erich. 22.02.40 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. POW - He 111 P-2 (T5+CH) shot down by Spitfires of 602 Sqdn. - belly-landed vic East Coldingham near St. Abb's Head. GROTHE, Ernst. (DOB: 07.02.12). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GROTHE, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 30.10.15). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. 28.10.44 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 19 (still 04.45). GROTHE, Max. 02.04.42 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GROTHE, Walter Ernst. (DOB: 09.06.13 in Rothfliess/Krs.Rössel/Ostpreussen). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.10.31 entered service, assigned to Inf.Rgt. 2 (to 01.03.37). 09.34 changed his name from Drabowski-Gothe. 01.03.37 trf to the Luftwaffe, assigned to Flak-Rgt. 11. 06.01.39 trf to I./FlakAbt. 23. 01.06.39 promo to Oblt. (Tr.O.). 26.08.41 trf to le.Res.Flak-Abt. 980. 20.10.41 assigned to Lg.Kdo. XII/XIII. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 10.02.43 Hptm.(Tr.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XII to 11. Flakdiv. and appt Battr.-Chef. 07.43 appt Ia with Stab/Luftgau Reich (to 12.43). 19.12.43 appt Sachbearbeiter Ia op 2. 07.44 trf to Stab/Komm.Gen.d.dt.Lw. i.Dänemark. 06.02.45 Hptm., appt Ib/27. Flak-Div. GROTHE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 31.08.12). (W.B.K. Iserlohn). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GROTHE, Willy. (DKG). 1943 Lt., I./LG 1. 24.04.44 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.10.44 Lt., unspecified LG unit awarded the DKG. 1944 Lt., appt Adj. in I./LG 1 (to 1944). GROTHE, Willy. (DOB: 06.09.08). 1940 with Fl.H.Kdtr. Leck (near Flensburg). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GROTHEN, Friedrich. (DOB: 04.03.20). (W.B.K. Bremen II). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GROTHEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 02.05.17). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GROTHGAR, Heinz. (DOB: 08.07.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A1. 07.02.44 Lt. and Fliegerverbindungsoffizier with LI. Gebirgskorps. GROTHMANN, Nikolaus. (DOB: 30.05.95). (W.B.K. Stade). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GROTHUES, Gerhard. (DOB: 08.06.15). (DKS). 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(DAL/A2). 02.06.43 Hptm. at LKS 6, trf to Versuchskdo. d.Lw. Peenemünde. 04.10.44 appt Kdr. III./Flak-Rgt. 155 (W) (to 27.02.45). GROTHUES, Gerhard. 01.09.44 promo to Oberst (Flak). 28.02.45 Oberst, appt (Kdr.? - more likely Ia) 5. Flakdiv. GROTJAHN, Hanns Walter. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt. GROTKOPP, Walter. (DOB: 23.05.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GROTOWSKY, Walter. 01.09.39 Maj.(z.D.), with Wehr-Ers.Insp. Mannheim. 01.09.41 with Koflug 3/XII, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 04.05.42 Obstlt.(z.D.), trf from Koflug 3/XIII to Koflug 6/XIII. 31.01.43 released from service. GROTRIAN, Walter. (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 14.04.42 Hptm. with (Chef?) 4. Funkmess-Kp. (mot.) (of Ln.-Abt. Afrika?). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). GROTZ, Hans. 01.09.42 Oblt., appt Nav.Offz. II./KG 4 (to 14.09.42). 15.09.42 Oblt., appt Ia II./KG 4 (to 13.03.43). 01.02.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 05.43 Oblt. and observer in 1./KG 66. GROTZ, Hubert. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., I./Flak-Rgt. 23. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. GROTZ, Johannes. (DOB: 18.11.14). 07.10.43 Oblt., 2./KG 66 MIA - Ju 188 E-1 (Z6+IK) crashed in the North Sea in Pl.Qu. 05 Ost/ 2342 cause unknown. GROTZ, Reinhard. (DOB: 25.11.20). (W.B.K. Bielefeld). 01.08.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer Ln.-Betr.-Kp. (mot)133. GROTZ, Wilhelm. 15.02.41 Lt., 7./LG 1 POW - Ju 88 A-5 (L1+LR(JR?)) lost vic Benhazi shot down by Hurricanes. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. GRÖTZEBAUCH, Heinz. (DOB: 04.10.16). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GROTZER, Helmut. (DOB: 09.06.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROTZKE, ? . 07.42 Hptm., Staka in Erg.Gruppe (S) 2. GROTZKE, Hermann. (DOB: 20.03.08 in Hildesheim). 1940 in 2./KGr.z.b.V. 9. 29.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in XI. Fliegerkorps area, trf to Stab/Fliegerführer 1. 1944 Hptm. and instructor with JG 110. GRÖTZNER, Günther. (DOB: 01.08.20). (W.B.K. Schweidnitz). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GROW, Ernst. 24.11.37 Lt. in Fliegergruppe (S) Oldenburg. 01.08.39 promo to Oblt., at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Hildesheim. 16.01.42 Oblt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 MIA - Ju 88 D-1 (5F+EM) lost vic Rzhev-Otaschewo. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GROWE, Horst. (DOB: 24.02.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÖZINGER, Ludwig. (DOB: 06.07.14 in Stuttgart). (R, DKG). 1940 in I./KG 53. 06.41 appt Staka 3./KG 53. 1941 Hptm., Staka 3./KG 53 (to 00.41). 18.05.42 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 04.08.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, 3./KG 53. 15.11.42 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 3./KG 53. 12.04.43 Maj. in I./KG 53, appt Kdr. IV./KG 53 (to 20.08.44). 01.10.43 promo to Maj. 08.44 volunteered for Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K retraining on fighters. 1945 Maj., in JG 7 (to 15.02.45). 01.45 in Stab III./JG 7. c.01.45 trf to 9./JG 7. 02.45 suddenly fell ill with polio. †15.02.45 in Brandenburg-Briest in hospital due to Polio. GRÖZINGER, Walter. (DOB: 25.05.20). (W.B.K. Ulm). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÜB, Dr.(med.) Friedrich. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main II). 01.05.42 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). GRÜB, Johann. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. GRUBE, ? . 03.03.45 Oblt., I./NJG 4. [Name might be Gruße?] GRUBBE, Helmut. 29.05.40 Fl.Ob.Nautiker, Stab/KGr. 100 POW - He 111 H-3 (6N+BA) shot down by Hurricanes of 46 Sqdn., ditching by shore at Hamarøy/Norway - later released. 01.11.40 promo to Hptm. 19.08.44 Hptm., appt Führer Seenotflottille 51 (to 08.05.45). 01.03.45 promo to Maj. GRUBE, Gustav. 18.06.42 Hptm.(d.L./Flak), acting Kdr. Flak-Ausb.Abt. 94, appt Kdr. 01.01.43 promo to Maj.d.R. 25.02.43 Maj.(d.R.), Kdr. Flak-Abt. 667, trf to Höheren Kdr. der Flakausbildungs- und Flakersatzregimenter. 01.10.43 in le.Flak-Ausb.Abt. 698, appt provisional then permanent Kdr. FlakErs.Abt. 51 (still 03.45). GRÜBE, H. 27.05.40 Lt., 8./KG 3 badly WIA - Do 17 Z apparently damaged by fighters SE of Diksmuide - admitted to hospital in Jülich-Aachen. GRUBE, Hans. (DOB: 08.11.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRUBE, Heinrich. (DOB: 17.03.21 in Freiburg). 02.06.44 Lt., 2./JG 302 WIA. 02.45 with 2./Erg.JG 2. GRUBE, Karl-Hugo. (DOB: 30.04.14). (W.B.K. Dresden). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRUBE, Ludwig. (DOB: 17.01.93 in Schneverdingen). (W.B.K. Potsdam II). WWI served as Lt. 01.01.23 promo to Oblt.d.R. (n.d.) spent 12 years in Brazil. 01.12.34 joined the NSDAP (in São Paulo) (Nr. 3691279). 01.03.39 promo to Hptm. 22.08.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 1940 appt Bttr.Chef in Flak-Ers.Abt. 225. 1941 appt Bttr.Chef 2./Flak-Ers.Abt. 166 (XI). 1942 appt Bttr.Chef 2./schw.Flak-Abt. 522. 01.12.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), appt provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 635 (to 27.09.43). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 27.09.43 trf to Flak-Ers.Abt. 12 (Führerreserve) and ordered to RLM (L.P./Gen.Pers.). GRUBE, Otto. 1944 Flieger-Ingenieur and Techn.Offz. in 7. Seenotstaffel. 1944 Fl.Ing., KIA in an accident. GRUBE, Werner. 08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Fl.H.Kdtr. Neubiberg. 01.03.41 promo to Maj.(Ln.). 01.10.42 Maj., Nafü/Koflug 10/XI (previously Nafü/Koflug Lötzen), trf to Wehrm.Nachr.Kdtr. Posen. 26.02.45 Maj., appt Nafü 2 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. VII. GRUBE, Wolfgang. (DOB: 03.08.95 in Erfurt). WWI served in the Infanterie. 01.04.38 promo to Maj. 24.11.39 Maj., Chef Gen.Qu. 2. Abt. Gruppe II Referat N (Nachschub-Dienststellen und Schulen)/Gen.St.d.Lw. 16.07.40 Maj., appt Kdr. FFS C 2. 01.03.41 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS A/B 13 and Kdt. Fl.H. Pilsen (to 14.02.42). 21.02.42 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS C 8 (B 8?) and concurrently Kdt. Fl.H. A(o) 1/XVII Wiener Neustadt (to 19.09.44). 01.12.42 promo to Oberst. 1944 appt Kdr. Lg.Kdo. XVII. 1945 assigned to RLM/Genstab d.Lw. Abt 2. GRUBECK, Ernst. 01.08.44 promo to Oblt. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 15.(Jägerleit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 218. GRÜBEL, Werner. 01.04.40 Lt., trf to 1./JG 2 (to 19.05.40). 10.05.40 Lt., 1./JG 2. 14.05.40 Lt., 1./JG 2 WIA? - Bf 109 E-1 (7 + ) damaged by GC II/10 over Charleroi, belly-landed at Forge-Philippe. 19.05.40 Lt., 1./JG 2 KIA - Bf 109 E-3 shot down by Ms 406s vic Cambrai or by 32 Sqdn., crashed at Esnes. Credited with one victory. GRUBER, ? . 25.06.44 Oblt. and Führer of a Wartungskdo. (servicing detachment) of one of the Gruppen of JG 27. GRUBER, ? . 03.42 Stabsingenieur and Leiter Verbindungsstelle GL Rumänien and concurrently Leiter Verbindungsstelle GL Bulgarien. GRUBER, ? . 07.42 Hptm., Staka in Erg.Gruppe (S) 2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRUBER, ? . 29.02.42 Hptm. and Stabsoffz. in Fl.H.Kdtr. E 2/VII. GRUBER (GRUBERT?), Anton. 17.06.43 Lt., 5./Schl.G. 1 WIA - Fw 190 F-3 lost to AA in Pl.Qu. 86589. 19.08.43 Lt., 5./Schl.G. 1 KIA - Fw 190 F-3 lost in Pl.Qu. 41863. GRUBER, Anton. (DOB: 1921). (n.d.) Lt., Offz. without known duties II./Schl.G. 2 (to 08.43). GRUBER, Anton. (DOB: 21.12.07 in Munich). (W.B.K. München III). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 1943 with a Luftdienstkdo. 11.44 trf to 3./Erg.JGr. Süd. 11.44 trf to Stab/Erg.JG 1. 02.45 Oblt., appt Staka 9./Erg.JG 2. GRUBER, August. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). 22.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.), trf from 1./Erg.Gr. (S) 2 to 10. Fliegerdivision. GRÜBER, Ernst. (DOB: 1916). 04.10.42 Oblt., IV./JG 51. 26.10.42 Oblt., Stab IV./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 F-2 while making a forced landing 3 km S of Djurkowa vic Witebsk, after engine damage. Credited with 3 victories. GRUBER, Franz. (DOB: 28.05.13). (W.B.K. Königsberg or Bartenstein/Ostpr.). 01.02.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRUBER, Franz. (DOB: 05.07.17). (W.B.K. Wien III). 01.11.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRUBER, Georg. 01.07.44 Hptm., appt NS-Führungsoffizier /Hilfsoffizier in Stab/Luftflotte 10 (still 15.02.45). GRUBER, Gerhard. (DOB: 04.04.11). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.12.37 promo to Lt./Flak). GRUBER, Johann-Georg. (DOB: 31.08.23). 01.02.343 promo to Lt./A2. GRUBER, Josef. 05.11.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 6/VI. GRUBER, Lothar. 01.11.42 Hptm.(d.L./Flak), trf from the Luftwaffe to the Waffen-SS. GRUBER, Martin. (DOB: 22.02.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRUBER, Maximilian (Max). (DOB: 01.08.04). (i.G.). 14.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.10.35 Generalstab training at the Heereskriegsakademie Berlin (to 30.06.37). 01.04.39 trf into the Generalstab d.Heeres. 15.11.39 trf to the Luftwaffe in the rank of Hptm. and assigned to the Ob.d.L./RLM pool. 15.11.39 ordered temporary duty to the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow for Generalstab training (1. Kurz-Lehrgang) (to 15.02.40). 16.02.40 ordered temporary duty to LKS Berlin-Gatow for pilot refresher training (to 04.06.40). 04.06.40 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 05.06.40 ordered temporary duty to BFS 2 (Stargard) for instrument training and then to Erg.KGr. 2 (Quedlinburg) (to 07.07.40). 08.07.40 trf to KG 53. 22.08.40 appt Kdr. II./KG 53. 15.09.40 Maj., acting Kdr. II./KG 53 POW – He 111 H-2? (A1+AN or LN or GM) on mission to bomb Victoria docks, London, shot down by Spitfires of 92 Sqdn. and crashed at Frittenden, near Staplehurst. 01.10.41 promo to Obstlt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GRUBER, Otto. 01.08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in Flakstammbatterie Aschersleben. 01.02.41 promo to Maj. (Flak). 29.04.42 Maj., trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI to Ob.d.L. pool with temporary duty to Lg.Kdo. XVII. 10.06.43 in Flak-Ers.Abt. 38, ordered to Gasschutzschule d.Lw. Berlin-Kladow for temporary duty. GRUBER, Richard. (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GRÜBER, Rudolf. (DOB: 04.10.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 02.04.43 with 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21 WIA - Fw 189 A lost to enemy fighters in Pl.Qu. 7668. 18.05.44 WIA - Bf 109 no details. 10.08.44 Lt., 2./NAGr. 5. 14.09.44 Lt., 2./NAGr. 5. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 2 victories. GRÜBER, Rudolf. (DOB: 15.03.22). (W.B.K. Wien III). 01.08.41 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GRUBER, Werner. (DOB: 26.09.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRUBER, Wilhelm. 01.12.39 promo to Lt., Res.-Flak-Abt. 502. GRUBER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.03.18). 01.02.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GRUBER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.04.17 in Münster). 1940 pilot in 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. 01.03.41 promo to Oblt. 08.04.43 Oblt. (Tr.O.) in Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe, trf to Erg.NAGr. (Erg.Pers.). GRUBER, Willi. (DOB: 19.11.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1944 Hptm.d.R. (Ln.), posted to the Fallschirmjäger. GRUBERT, Gerhard. 19.08.43 Lt., 4./KG 4 KIA. GRÜBL, Otto. 01.10.41 promo to Lt./A2. 01.10.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 29, promo to Oblt. GRÜBLER, Hans. (DOB: 18.12.20). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÜBLER, Johannes. (DOB: 09.01.04). (W.B.K. Grossenhain). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRUBMAYR, Friedrich. (DOB: 23.02.08). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Bau). GRUDDA, Johannes. (DOB: 02.08.07). (W.B.K. Troppau). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GRUEBER, Erwin. (W.B.K. Chemnitz). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). GRUEGER, Walter. 13.11.42 Hptm.(d.R.), temporary duty to Flakbauaussenstelle 11/XII. GRUEL, ? . 02.09.43 Oblt., III./KG 40 KIA - Fw 200 C-4 (F8+DT) lost to ship's AA. GRUEL, Siegfried. 28.05.40 Lt., 3./JG 26. 01.06.40 Lt., 3./JG 26 KIA - Bf 109 E-1 shot down by Spitfires (from 19, 222 and 616 Sqdns.) between Dunkirk and Pervyse, crashed at Perviyse. Credited with one victory. GRUEL, Willi. 01.45 Oblt., appt to an unknown staff position within 2.Fsch.Jg.-Div. (to 04.45). GRUEN, Ulrich. 07.44 Fl.Ing. and Ing.Offz./Fsch.Flak-Rgt. “Hermann Göring”. GRUENHOFF, Helmut. (DOB: 01.03.16 in Oldenburg). (n..) with Lg. Norwegen. 01.45 Lt., Fl.H. Kdtr. Drontheim. GRÜGER, Walter. (W.B.K. Dresden I). 03.11.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak) in Flak-Ers.Abt. 4, assigned temporary duty to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Westfrankreich (to 03.03.43). 27.02.43 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 4 to Luftgaukdo. Westfrankreich. 01.09.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GRUHLE, Erich. 01.08.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Ln.). 09.02.43 Nafü/Koflug 2/IV, trf to Wehrm.Nachr.Kdtr. 301 (to 14.05.43). 14.05.43 trf to 6. (Ln.-Ers.)/Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 3. GRUHLE, Rudolf. (DOB: 15.07.10). 01.11.41 promo to Hptm. 01.08.42 Oblt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. 13.03.43 in 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. c.12.43 Hptm., appt Staka 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33 (to 09.44). 22.09.44 reported KIA. 1944-45 Hptm. and Staka 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33. 01.12.44 promo to Maj. 1945 Maj., Staka 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22 (to 08.05.45). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRUHLER, ? . 04.06.43 Hptm. and Ia in Stab/2. Fliegerdivision. [? His name should have come up somewhere before.] GRUHN, Roland. (DOB: 18.12.24). 1945 Lt., IV./KG 51. GRUHNE, Fritz. 01.41 Maj., appt Leiter Seenotzentrale (L) Cherbourg (to 01.42?). 14.01.42 Maj., appt Leiter Seenotbereichskdo. (L) (10) (to 31.05.42). 01.06.42 Maj., appt Leiter Seenotbereichskdo. X (to 28.02.43). 08.03.43 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to RLM (L.In.16) for temporary duty (to 10.11.43). 01.04.43 promo to Obstlt. 11.06.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Fliegerwaffentechnische Schule 1. GRUITROOY, Gerhard. 01.09.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer Ln.-Auswertezug III. /Ln.Rgt. 223. GRULICH, Karl. 01.45 Oberstingenieur and Bauaufsichts-Gruppenführer im Protektorat.

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Section G - K GRÜLL, Josef. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Wehrmeldeamt Würzburg. 28.08.42 Obstlt., trf from Wehrmeldeamt Würzburg to Wehrmeldeamt Wien 10 (to 09.43). 01.10.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII. GRÜLLENBERGER, Dr.(med.)Walter. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.04.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). 01.02.43 promo to Oberarzt (Kr.O./San.). GRÜMBACH, Erwin. (DOB: 17.07.13 in Ritterfeld). 04.06.43 in KG 1, WIA. (n.d. – 1944?) Oblt. in Fliegerüberführungsgeschwader 1. GRUMBKOW, Klaus von. (DOB: 31.07.15). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., I./Flak-Lehrregiment. 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. /A2. 03.45 Oblt. and Ia op 2 in Stab/17. Flak-Brig. GRUMBT, Felix. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GRUMME, Ernst-Dietrich. (DOB: 29.07.22 in Halle). (DKG). 1942 with 1./JGr. Süd. 1943 with 1./JGr. Ost. 14.04.43 Fw., 11./JG 51. 15.06.43 Lt., 12./JG 51. 18.08.43 Lt., 12./JG 51. 07.09.43 Lt., 12./JG 51. 08.10.43 Lt., 12./JG 51. 22.11.43 Lt., 12./JG 51. 28.01.44 Lt., 12./JG 51 awarded the DKG. 07.03.44 Lt., 12./JG 51. 03.04.44 Lt., 12./JG 51 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 03.05.44 Lt., 12./JG 51. 13.06.44 Lt., I./JG 301. 14.07.44 Lt., 4./JG 302 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (White 2) shot down by P-38 vic Budaörs/Hungary. Credited with 54 victories. GRUMPE, Albin. (DOB: 20.06.97). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRÜN, Bruno. (DOB: 28.09.13). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÜN, Erich. (DOB: 22.03.17). (W.B.K. Karlsruhe). 01.05.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GRÜN, Helmut. (DOB: 23.12.19). 01.04.40 promo to Lt./A2. GRÜN, Helmut. (DOB: 01.08.03). 09.08.44 Fl.Ob.Ing., KIA in N Italy. Buried at Costermano. GRUN, Joachim. 24.06.43 Lt., 9./JG 77. 03.07./43 Lt., 9./JG 77 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 3) crashed during emergency landing E of Ploagie/Sardinia. Credited with one victory. GRUN, Josef. c.02.38 Lt., with Fl.Rgt. 1 (of the Wirtschaftsdienstes) of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, assigned to Fl.H. Wiener Neustadt. GRÜN, Rudolf. (DKG). 11.01.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 12.07.43 Oblt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 100 awarded the DKG. GRÜN, Werner. (DOB: 21.11.13). (R). 01.02.43 promo to Maj. 08.02.43 Hptm., Kdr. I./Pz.Rgt. 5 awarded the Ritterkreuz. 06.43 Maj., appt Ib/Div. “Hermann Göring” (to 14.07.43). 15.07.43 appt Ib/Pz.Div. “Hermann Göring” (to 05.01.44). 06.01.44 Maj., appt Ib/Fsch.Pz.Div. “Hermann Göring” (to 24.09.44). 06.10.44 Maj., appt Qu/Fsch.Pz.Korps “Hermann Göring” (to 08.05.45). †05.05.2004. GRUNAU, Paul. (DOB: 17.07.13). (DKG). (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.05.42 Oblt. and Techn.Offz. in KG 100. 23.11.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, I./KG 100. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.01.43). 05.01.44 Hptm., 1./KG 66 KIA - Ju 88 S-1 (Z6+FH) shot down by night fighter, crashed vic Gamaches, SW of Abbeville. GRUNAU, Wilhelm. 06.41 Maj., Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 6/XIII. 01.11.41 Obstlt.?, appt Kdr. Lw.-BauStamm-Abt. 10. GRÜNAUER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 21.10.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GRÜNBAUM, Hans. (DOB: 19.04.12). (DKG). 04.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 49. 01.05.43 promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.12.42). 01.01.45 Hptm. in a Fsch.Flak-Rgt., awarded the DKG. GRÜNBEIN, Alfred. (DOB: 13.01.14). (W.B.K. Wiesbaden). 01.02.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GRÜNBERG, Gerhardt. (DOB: 15.10.06). (W.B.K. Grossenhain). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRÜNBERG, Hans (“Specker”). (DOB: 08.07.17 in Gross-Fahlenwerder/Pomerania). (R, DKG). 05.41 Uffz., assigned to 5./JG 3 on completion of training. 05.42 trf to 5./JG 3. 19.08.42 Uffz., in 5./JG 3. 27.12.42 Fw., 8./JG 3. 11.04.43 Fw., 5./JG 3. 16.07.43 Fw., 5./JG 3 bailed out due to engine failure. 09.08.43 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 31.08.43 Fw., awarded DKG, 5./JG 3. 30.11.43 Fhj.Ofw., 5./JG 3. 24.02.44 Fhj-Ofw., 5./JG 3. 18.04.44 Lt., 5./JG 3. 09.05.44 Lt., appt Staka 5./JG 3 (to 30.11.44). 09.06.44 or 08.07.44 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 5./JG 3. 30.11.44 appt Staka 1./JG 7. 17.04.45 Oblt., 1./JG 7 unhurt - Me 262 A-1a, shot down by fighters while landing at Žatec or Plzeň-Bory. 17.04.45 trf to JV 44. 19.04.45 Oblt., I./JG 7 unhurt Me 262 A-1a shot down by fighters vic Praha. Credited with some 550 combat missions and 82 air victories (5 with the Me 262 jet). †16.01.98 in Ellerau / Hamburg. GRÜNBERG, Horst. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). GRÜNBERG, Otto. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 12.42 Hptm., provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 607. 16.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), named from provisional to permanent Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 607 (still 04.45). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GRÜNBERG, Walter. (DOB: 16.06.21 in Stettin). 27.05.42 Lt., 4./SKG 210 KIA - Bf 110 F-4 (S9+FM) crashed by NE shore of Amersee, S of Inning. GRÜNBERG, Walter. (DOB: 18.05.03). (W.B.K. Cottbus). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÜNBERG, Werner. (DOB: 03.08.13 in Stettin). 26.08.39 trf to Seefliergerhorst Stettin (to 17.06.40). 04.08.40 trf to Stab/Fsch.Pi.Btl. (to 13.03.42). 14.03.42 trf to Stab/Fsch.Jg.Div. 1 (to 14.04.43). 10.05.43 promo to Oberzahlmeister. 15.05.43 trf to Stab/Fsch.Jg.Div. 2 (to 26.05.44). (n.d.) trf to II./Fsch.-Art.Rgt. 4. 07.10.44 trf to I./Fsch.Art.Rgt. 3 (to 14.10.44). 15.10.44 trf to Stab/Fsch.Jg.Div. 3 (24.01.45). 25.01.45 trf to II./Fsch.Art.Rgt. 3 (to 07.05.45). 20.04.45 promo to Stabsintendanten. GRUND, ? . 21.12.42 Oblt. with the Fl.H.Kdtr. at Gabes/Tunisia. 04.43 Oblt. and Adjutant of Fl.H.Kdtr. E 20/VI. GRUND, Albert. (DOB: 06.10.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRUND, Ernst?. 21.07.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33 KIA - Ju 88 D-2 (8H+DL) vic Bobruisk. GRUND, Günter. (DOB: 19.06.19). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRUND, Günther. 09.03.45 Lt., II./SG 3 MIA - Fw 190 F-8 west of Augustwalde, cause unknown. GRUND, Hans. (DOB: 01.02.96 in Eisleben). WWI served in the Infanterie the the Fliegertruppe. 06.08.14 entered the Heer. 01.07.15 promo to Lt.(RDA 10.08.14). 03.17 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. A 262 as a flight observer. 04.09.17 became a POW of the British. 03.11.19 released. 17.03.20 joined the Polizei. 03.05.21 promo to acting Oblt. 1933 joined the NSDAP (to 1936). 01.03.36 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe, promo to Maj. (RDA 01.08.37) and assigned to an orientation course at FFS Tutow. 01.07.36 appt Staka in KG 153. 18.01.38 promo to Obstlt. (RDA 01.08.37). 01.04.38 appt Kdr. II./KG 153 (to 30.04.39). 01.05.39 appt Kdr. III./KG 3. 01.07.39 appt Kdt. Koflug Stade. 09.05.40 appt Koflug Groningen/Netherlands. 21.06.40 appt Koflug Langenhagen, Stendal, Lüneburg and Stade. 01.07.40 promo to Oberst. 30.03.41 appt Koflug 5/XI. 29.06.41 trf to Stab/Luftgaustab z.b.V. Russland bei der H.Gr. Nord. 22.10.41 trf to Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. Moskau. 10.09.42 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Charkow (to 01.04.43). 06.43 trf to Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. XXV, Minsk. 21.08.43 Kdt. Koflug 5/XI, trf to Lw.-Kdo. Südost for further assignment. 1943 appt Koflug 3/VIII. 04.09.43 (or 13.10.43?) appt Kdt. Koflug 3/VIII. 01.01.44 promo to Gen.Maj. 25.08.44 appt Kdt. Koflug 6/VI (to 07.11.44). 08.11.44 appt acting Kdr. d.Luftgautruppen 11 (to 08.05.45). 08.05.45 (30.06.45?) became POW at St.Peter. 18.01.47 released from Allied custody. †08.07.76 in Hamburg-Harburg. GRUND, Wilhelm. (DOB: 10.10.99). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRÜNDEL, Helmut. (DOB: 22.04.10). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRÜNDEL, Ludwig. 1943 Hptm., Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 255 (to 15.05.43). 15.05.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 637. 01.06.44 promo to Obstlt.d.R. 15.12.44 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 320 (still 04.45). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRÜNDEL, Walter. (DOB: 13.04.20). 04.43 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 51. 26.11.43 appt Adjutant in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 164. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. GRÜNDER, Hans. (DOB: 03.01.17). (W.B.K. Hannover II). 01.07.40 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GRUNDIG, Hans. 18.12.42 Oblt. and pilot in Luftdienstkdo. 1/3, killed in Do 17E crash near Straussberg. GRÜNDL, Dr. Georg. 13.04.41 Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 51 MIA. GRÜNDLER, Ernst. (W.B.K. Münster/Westf.). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. III, promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRUNDLER, Ewald. (DOB: 20.04.20). (W.B.K. Konstanz). 01.11.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 1.(Fernspr-u. Fernschreib.-Betr.-Kp.)/ Ln.Rgt. 3 "Legion Condor". GRÜNDLINGER, Erasmus. 1942 Lt., Kampfschule d.Lw. Mourmelon. GRUNDMANN, ? . (n.d.) Obstlt., Ic Sachbearbeiter in Stab/19.Flak-Div. GRUNDMANN, Alfred. (DOB: 05.11.08). (DKG). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm., (Feuerwerkerlehrgang)/Waffenmeisterschule d.Lw. 01.04.42 promo to Maj. 1942 Maj., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 900 (to c. 08.42?). 15.07.43 Maj. assigned to XIII. Fliegerkorps, appt Kdr. I./Jäg.Rgt. 42 (L). 04.44 Maj., Kdr. III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 10. 01.12.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 11 (to 08.05.45). 01.01.45 Maj. and Kdr. of III./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 10, awarded the DKG. [Apparently this is two people mixed up?] GRUNDMANN, Eduard. (DOB: 09.10.06). (W.B.K. Magdeburg). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRUNDMANN, Erhard. 02.44 Oblt., in 9./KG 6 (†19.02.44 - in Ju 88 A-4 crash near Rosendaal). GRUNDMANN, Hans-Joachim. (DKG). 01.09.39 Oblt., trf from Heer to Luftwaffe. 22.03.41 Oblt., appt Staka 10./KG 51 (to 25.06.41). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 13.04.42 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 13.08.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, II./KG 51. 25.02.44 Hptm. in IV./KG 51, receiving Messerschmitt training. 12.44 (acting?) Kdr. I./KG 51. 21.03.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./KG 51 (to 24.04.45 or 08.05.45?). 06.05.45 promo to Maj. with RDA of 01.06.45. GRUNDMANN, Herbert. (DOB: 20.08.11). (W.B.K. Stendal). 01.09.42 trf from the Fliegertruppe to the Luftnachtentruppe. 11.42 Oblt.d.R., Nachr.Offz. III./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. “Barenthin”. 13.05.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) (Ln.), captured in Tunisia. 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). GRUNDMANN, Oskar. (DOB: 12.01.14). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRUNDMANN, Otto. 03.41 Maj., trf from Ausb.Lehrgang Flensburg to Lw.Bau-Rgt. 2/VII to train as a Btl. Kdr. GRUNDNER, Anton. (DOB: 25.06.02). (W.B.K. Rosenheim). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). GRÜNE, Franz-Josef. (DKG). 01.08.42 Oblt. and Chef 1./Schützen-Rgt. HG, promo to Hptm. 1943 Hptm. and Kdr. III./Gren.Rgt. 1 “Hermann “Göring” (to 04.43). 04.43 appt Kdr. III./Pz.Gren.Rgt. 1 “Hermann Göring” (to 05.43). POW (n.d.). 16.04.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, III./Pz.Gr.Rgt. 1 HG. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GRÜNE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 03.07.21 in Jülich ). (DKG). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), St.G. 101. 18.04.44 Lt., 9./SG 2 KIA vic Parkany /Hungary (now Štúrovo/Slovakia). 19.06.44 Lt., 9./SG 2 (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 06.07.44 Lt., 9./SG 2 awarded the DKG. Buried apparently at Vazec/Slovkia. GRÜNEBERG, Berthold. (DOB: 16.08.97). (W.B.K. Wohlau). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GRÜNEBERG, Gerhard. (DOB: 07.09.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GRÜNEBERG, Horst. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 01.06.44 Hptm.(d.R.), appt Leiter Lehrganggruppe A/Flakart.Schule IV (and 04.45). GRÜNEWALD, Engelbert. (DOB: 14.03.13). 01.06.43 promo to Hptm., Ob.d.L. pool (RDA 01.01.43). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRÜNEWALD, Friedrich. 31.01.43 Lt., 9./JG 77 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 trop (Black 8) lost in combat bailed out. GRÜNENWALD, Adolf. (DOB: 11.06.16 in Esslingen?). 15.07.42 Oblt.(d.R.), trf to I./NJG 2 and appt Adjutant. 26.07.43 Oblt., 1./NJG 2 WIA - Bf 110 F-4 force-landed at Friedrichsruh due to engine problems. 05.44 with I./NJG 2. 10.44 Oblt., trf to JG 109. GRÜNER, ? . 07.44 Oblt., Adj., Flak-Rgt. 58 (mot.). GRÜNER, Dr. (med.) Alfons. (W.B.K. Prag). 01.01.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GRUNER, Ernst. (DOB: 18.12.05). 1943 Fl.St.Ing., with RLM/GL Amt D Entwicklung, Abt. 7. GRUNER, Franz. 05.03.45 Maj., Kdr. Auffangkdo.d.Lw. Neisse. GRÜNER, Friedrich. 13.08.44 Uffz., 3./NJG 4. 12.09.44 Lt., 3./NJG 4. 01.01.45 Lt., 3./NJG 4 MIA lost during an interception mission - no details. Credited with 3 victories. GRUNER, Fritz. (DOB: 11.05.09). 1944 Fl.Ing., appt Zugführer Versuch-Zug/Feld-Werkstatt-Abt. V/20. GRÜNER, Fritz. 01.01.43 with Lw.-Kontrollinsp. Bourges (to 20.02.43), promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 20.02.43 trf to Stab/FAS I. GRUNER, Gerhard. (DOB: 12.03.07). (W.B.K. Esslingen/Neckar). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GRUNER, Gerhard. (DOB: 24.09.13). 1.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) at Kampfbeobachterschule 1, trf to IV./KG 54. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRUNER, Dr. (med.) Gerhard. (DOB: 16.08.16). 01.04.43 promo to Oberarzt, Lw.-San.Abt. d. Lw.Felddivision. 01.10.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Lw.-Lazarett 13/III (Leipzig). GRUNER, Hans. (DOB: 12.05.18). (W.B.K. Weimar). 01.08.41 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. GRÜNER, Hans. (DOB: 07.03.17). 01.06.43 Lt. (Kr.O./Flak), I./Flak-Rgt. 701 (RDA 01.11.41). GRUNER, Heinz. (DOB: 16.11.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 04.05.44 Fw., 1./SG 10. 17.11.44 Lt., KIA - Fw 190 shot down vic Pécs /Hungary. Credited with one victory. GRUNER, Hermann. 01.08.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 18/IV. 30.07.42 Maj.(z.V.), provisional Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Rgt. 5/XI, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Rgt. 2/XI. GRÜNER, Hermann. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau.). GRÜNER, Kurt von. (DOB: 11.04.18). (W.B.K. Bregenz). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRUNER, Kurt. (DOB: 06.09.19). 01.08.42 promo to Oblt.(A 1/Ln.). 01.04.43 Oblt., 14./Luftnachrichtenschule (unspecified). 02.45 Oblt. and Ausbildungs-Offz. in Ln.-Kp. (mot)/KG 2. GRÜNER, Peter. (DOB: 25.11.13). 01.08.39 Oblt., in St.G. 51. 16.06.40 Oblt. in 8./KG 4, KIA - Ju 88 A-1 (5J+BS) crashed N of Pas-de-Calais during a ferry flight, apparently due to engine failure. Buried at Ysselsteyn. GRUNER, Siegfried. (DOB: 23.05.08). (W.B.K. Düren). GRÜNER, Werner. 01.02.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Verb.Trupp Ln.Verb.Kp. (mot) 22 and concurrently Zugführer 1.(Fernspr- u. Fernschreib.-Kp.)/Ln.Rgt. 34. GRUNERT, Karl-Heinz. 29.01.44 Lt., 5./NJG 6. 09/10.03.44 Lt., 5./NJG 6 unhurt - Bf 110 force-landed at Echterdingen. 24/25.05.44 Lt., 6./NJG 6 unhurt - Bf 110 G-4 shot down by night fighter of 239 Sqdn. vic Bonn-Hangelar. Credited with 2 victories. GRUNERT, Dr. Walter. 01.03.41 Maj.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 8/I (E 8/I)? GRUNERT, Walter. (DOB: 13.01.88). (W.B.K. Gumbinnen). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K GRÜNERT, Walter. 14.08.39 Hptm.(W), temporary duty from le.Flak-Abt. 92 to 5. Abt./RLM. 01.08.42 promo to Maj. GRUNERT, Wolfgang. 30.04.41 Lt., 2./KG 26 MIA - He 111 H-5 (1H+LK) lost during attack on a convoy off E coast of Scotland vic Peterhead. GRUNEV, ? . 20.02.43 Oberst, Fl.Fü. 3 MIA aboard Do 217 (F5+LH) of Flugbereitschaft Lfl.Kdo. 2 lost on route Ciampino - Gabes. GRÜNEWALD, ? . c.12.43 Oblt. in 3./NJG 2. GRUNEWALD, ? . (n.d.) Hptm.Mitarbeiter with the Hansa Luftbild - for testing. GRÜNEWALD, Adolf. 26.07.43 Oblt., I./NJG 2 WIA - Bf 110 F-4 emergency landing during an exercise flight vic Friedrichsruh due to motor trouble. GRUNEWALD, Engelbert. (DOB: 14.03.13). 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 04.43 in Ob.d.L. pool. 00.43 Hptm., in II./KG 30 (16.07.43 WIA). 16.07.43 Hptm., 4./KG 30 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 belly-landed SE of Leck due to an engine fire. 26.05.44 Hptm. and pilot in KG 30, trf to IV./KG 27 for employment as a Beobachter and Staffelkapitän. 00.44 Hptm., appt Staka 13./KG 27 (to 09.44). GRÜNEWALD, Erich. 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 04.04.42 Lt., 1./KG 54 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (B3+RM) lost to unknown cause vic Bologoje rail station. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRÜNEWALD, Dr. Franz. 01.12.39 promo to Maj.(Erg.O.), in II./Ln.Rgt. 3. 01.08.42 Maj., trf from Ln.-Schule Halle to Wehr-Ers.Insp. Leipzig. 28.09.42 trf to Wehrmeldeamt Leipzig 3. GRUNEWALD, Friedrich-Wilhelm. (08.01.20 in Bad Salzuflen). 1938 entered the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) with LKS 3. 1940 trained with FFS A/B Fürstenfeldbrück. 04.41 with JFS Werneuchen. 01.08.41 trf to Erg./JG 77. 22.08.41 trf to 7./JG 77. Fall 1942 appt instructor with Erg. JGr. Ost. 01.43 trf to 7./JG 77. 31.01.43 Lt., 8./JG 77 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 trop shot down in the Limaguess area. 05.02.43 trf to I./Schl.G. 2. Early 1943 app Adj. I./Schl.G. 2. 19.04.43 Adj.in I./Schl.G. 2. 1943 appt Techn.Offz. of I./SKG 10. 14.05.43 Lt., Adj. I./Schl.G. 2. 01.11.43 in Schl.G. 2, promo to Oblt. 1944 was Ia of Stab IV. Fl.Korps. 01.08.44 adjusted RDA for rank of Oblt. moved forward to 01.08.42. c. 10.44 appt Staka 4./SG 10. 08.04.45 WIA - shot down by La-5s vic Wien, did not fly again. Post war, he was in the Bundesluftwaffe, rising to the rank of General. GRÜNEWALD, Fritz. 1940-41 Hptm. and Führer Transport-Kolonne d.Lw. 18/VI (to 03.41). 03.41 Hptm., appt Führer m.Flugbetriebsstoffkolonne 6/IV. 15.03.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. 75/IV to Koflug 1/VII. GRÜNEWALD, Georg. (DOB: 05.11.11). (R). 17.08.44 KIA. 29.10.44 Ofw., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, 1./Fsch.Jag. Sturm-Gesch.Brig.12. GRÜNEWALD, Gerhard. 11.42 Kp.Fü. 10./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. Barenthin. GRÜNEWALD, Heinz. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. †30.09.44. GRÜNEWALD, Wolfgang. 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Apollo"/ 7. Jagddivision. 01.10.44 promo to Hptm.(d.R.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Chef 13.(Jägerleit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 217. GRÜNEWALDER, Karl. 01.10.44 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 2.(mittl.Flugm.LeitKp.)/Ln.-Flugm.Abt. (E) z.b.V. 21. GRÜNEWÄLDER, Reinhard. (DOB: 25.01.11 in Ingolstadt). 1941 in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 trf to Nahaufklärungsstaffel Kroatien and is believed to have been appt Staka in 02.45. GRÜNEWALDER, Richard. 05.10.42 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. GRÜNGREIFF, Erich. (DOB: 10.03.12). (W.B.K. Dresden III). 01.05.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRÜNHARDT, Berthold. (DOB: 28.07.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÜNHERT, Ottmar. 15.12.41 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRUNHOLD, Werner. (DOB: 24.02.25). (R). 30.11.44 Uffz., awarded Ritterkreuz, 3./Fsch.Pz.Gren.Rgt. 2. MIA in Soviet captivity. GRÜNIG, ? . 20.09.43 Oblt., Nachr.Offz. Seenotbereichskommando XII. GRÜNIG, Fritz. (DOB: 02.01.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÜNING, Gustav. (DOB: 18.01.02). (W.B.K. Breslau I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÜNINGER, Karl. (DOB: 08.07.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÜNITZ, Walter. (DOB: 13.04.00). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRÜNKE, ? . 08.44 Oblt., Chef 4.Battr./Flak-Abt. 114. GRUNLE, Rudolf. (DOB: 15.07.10). 1940 trf to Lg.Kdo. XI. 01.01.41 promo to Hptm. 1941 trf to 3. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 as an observer. 1944 appt Stafü 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33. 1944 appt Staka 3. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22. GRÜNLINGER, Walter. (DOB: 07.11.17 in Tübingen). 27.03.42 unhurt - Fw 190 crash-landed at Coquelles after combat with Spitfires due to engine trouble. 25.04.42 Uffz., 9./JG 26. 29.08.42 Fw., 9./JG 26. (n.d.) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 04.12.42 Fw., Stab/JG 26. 09.04.43 Fw., Stab/JG 26. 19.08.43 Ofw., Stab/JG 26. 03.09.43 appt Staka 10./JG 26. 04.09.43 Lt., KIA in Fw 190 A-5 shot down by Spitfires of 421 Sqdn. W of Norrent-Fontes. Buried at Bourdon. Credited with 7 victories. GRUNNER, Friedrich. 31.10.43 Oberst z.D. (RDA 01.10.43) in Fl.Ers.Btl. VII, released from service. GRUNOW, Hans. (DOB: 19.04.04). (i.G.). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.10.32 Beobachter (observer) training at Fliegerschule Braunschweig (to 18.05.33). 01.07.33 trf to Italy for aerial photography training (to 30.09.33). 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Technische Schule Jüterbog. 01.01.34 appt instructor at Flieger-Waffenschule Schleissheim. 15.12.34 appt Gruppenleiter at Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. 12.03.36 appt Staka in III. (K)/Lehrgeschwader Greifswald. 01.04.37 Hptm., Staka 8.(Kampf)/Lehrgeschwader Greifwald (to 30.09.37). 16.07.37 ordered temporary duty to Stab/Legion Condor in Spain (to 22.08.37). 09.09.37 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.10.37 trf to 3.Abt./Genst.d.Lw. 01.10.38 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 05.01.39 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 10.03.39). 01.04.39 appt Ia in Stab/Fliegerdivision 2. 01.09.39 Maj., Ia/2. Fliegerdivision. 15.08.40 trf to 1.Abt./Lw.-Führungsstab. 04.03.41 appt provisional Chef d.Stabes/X. Fliegerkorps. 25.09.41 appt permanent Chef d.Stabes/X. Fliegerkorps. 01.04.42 appt Lehrgangs-Leiter in Stab/Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow. 01.01.43 promo to Oberst. 20.02.43 reported missing (no details). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. [15.11.44 Chef der Abt. Geschütze/Chef d. Techn. Luftrüstung in Gen.St.d.Lw.]? GRUNOW, Hans-Maria. (DOB: 16.10.21). 01.11.43 at LKS 8, promo to Oblt. (RDA as 01.03.43). GRUNOW, Paul. (DOB: 29.07.19). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Oder). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (RDA 01.07.43). GRUNOW, Werner-Lothar. 1940-41 Maj., Kdr. Res.Fest.Flak-Abt. 341 (to 05.41). 05.41 Maj.(d.R.), appt Kdr. Festungs-Flak-Rgt. 32 (to 15.07.41). 15.07.41 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 69 (mot) (to 15.03.43). 15.03.43 trf to RLM (GL/Flak E). 01.06.43 Obstlt. (d.R.), appt Abt.-Chef in RLM (GL/Flak E 4). 02.45 Oberst, appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 61 (to 05.45). GRÜNROCK, Otto. (DOB: 14.05.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÜNSBAUM, Hanns. (DKG). 01.01.45 Hptm., awarded DKG, Fsch.Flak-Rgt. (unknown). GRÜNSTENUDEL?, Johann. (DOB: 28.11.18 in Augsberg). 1944 with Stab/JG 302. 01.45 Lt., Ic of II./JG 2. GRÜNTANNER, Georg. 01.01.41 promo to Maj.(Flak). 30.07.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV to Lg.Kdo. Westfrankreich as Ia op 5. GRÜNTER, Peter. (DOB: 22.08.12). 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRUNWALD, ? . 01.01.40 Lt.z.S., 2./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. GRUNWALD, Albrecht. (DOB: 23.06.16). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 14.03.43 trf from FFS C 17 to Erg.Fliegergruppe (See). 28.02.44 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 23.08.44 Hptm., 1./SAGr. 130 MIA - BV 138 C-1 lost while searching for enemy convoys. GRUNWALD, Aloysius. (DOB: 24.11.96). (W.B.K. Königsberg/Pr. I). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRUNWALD, Bernhard. (DOB: 11.10.10). 01.04.44 promo to Maj. GRÜNWALD, F-K. 26.05.40 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 - KIA - Do 17 P shot down by GC II/2, crashed at La Chevanne, N of Valdahon. GRUNWALD, Georg. (DOB: 01.04.92). 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.09.43 Obstlt. with Koflug 21/XI, trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to OKW (Dienststelle B-Feld Ost) for temporary duty. 06.05.45 promo to Oberst with RDA of 01.06.45. GRUNWALD, Gerhard. (DOB: 13.04.15). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. 11.08.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Fsch.Pz.Jg.Abt. 7 (and 04.04.45). GRUNWALD, Günther. 21.09.40 Lt.z.S., 1./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 806 POW - hit by AA. 04.10.40 Oblt.z.S., Kü.Fl.Gr. 126 KIA. [ same guy?] GRUNWALD, Gustav. (DOB: 01.02.06). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRUNWALD, H. 19.05.40 Lt., 1./KG 1 unhurt - He 111 H damaged by 213 Sqdn. over Dunkirk, crashlanded S of Ostend. GRUNWALD, Josef. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Ln.). GRÜNWALD, Otto. (DOB: 19.04.18). (W.B.K. Zittau). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GRÜNWALDT, Ernst. (DOB: 09.07.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÜNWOLDT, Eduard. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O. – Flak), in RLM (Chef d.Ausb.Wesens – Ausb.Abt.). 01.10.42 Maj., trf from Kdtr. d. Grossen Lw.-Übungsplatz Radom to Kdtr. d. Flakartillerieschiessplatz Brüsterort. 01.04.44 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GRUNZKE, Friedrich. (DOB: 06.01.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRUONER, Eugen. (DOB: 06.06.07). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GRUPE, Günther. (DOB: 12.07.22 in Celle). 1942 Lt., Kampfschule d.Lw. Mourmelon. GRUPE, Karl. 01.12.39 promo to Lt.(Ln.), II./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 4. 30.12.42 Oblt., Stab/Ln.Abt. (mot) 130 KIA - at Fl.Pl.Kantemirowka due to enemy fire. GRUPE, Werner. 19.08.43 Lt., 12./JG 26 WIA - Bf 109 G-4 (Blue 3) in combat vic Breda/Holland by P47. 20.10.43 WIA - Bf 109 G-4 (Blue 14) hit by return fire from a B-17 about 6 km SW of Hirson. GRUPP, Dr. (med.) Ludwig. (W.B.K. Heidelberg). 23.05.41Ass.Arzt, 5. Kp/Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. WIA vic Spilia. 01.02.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GRUPP, Otto. (DOB: 13.01.16). (W.B.K. Ulm). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Ln.). GRUPP, Roland. 01.07.43 Oblt. in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406. 23.08.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. GRUPS, Werner. (DOB: 05.05.21 in Berlin). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. 1943 with JG 102, then with Erg.JGr. Ost 11.08.43 12./JG 26. 15.02.44 trf to 8./JG 4 due to uit renaming. End 1944 with 7./JG 103. GRUSCHKE, ? . 14.07.44 Lt./Oblt. in 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. GRUSCHKE, Eberhard. (DOB: 28.12.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Ln.-Flugsicherungs-Hauptstelle Kemi, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRUSCHKE, Herbert. 07.09.44 Hptm., appt (acting?) Kp.Chef Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XI (to 22.09.44). GRUSCHWITZ, Gustav. (DOB: 19.07.90 in Reichenbach). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 1933 joined the SA. 01.05.33 joined the NSDAP. 06.39 promo to Maj. 01.41 Maj., Ia/Luftgaustab z.b.V. 1 (to 25.02.41). 1941 appt Qu1 Stab/Lfl.Kdo. 1. 1941 trf to Boden-Org.z.b.V. with Luftgaustab 1. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. Koflug 8/VI. 1942 appt Qu2 Luftgaustab 1. 17.03.43 trf from Ob.d.L. pool to 5. Lw.-Felddivision. 1943 trf to Kampfschule d.Lw. Mourmelon. 25.03.43 appt Kdr. I./Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. 9. 1944 trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. A 36/IV. 26.04.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 32/III (Nordhausen) (to 27.12.44). 01.03.45 promo to Oberst. GRUSDAT, Kurt. (DOB: 11.06.22). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. GRUSDT, Martin. (DOB: 04.04.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. GRUSE, Josef. (DOB: 28.12.10?). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GRÜSS, Ernst. (DOB: 02.10.18 in Singen-Momentwhel/Konstanz). 1940 assigned to Erg.KGr. 6. 01.09.40 promo to Lt. from Fw., on orders from Göring. 1941 trf to Grosse KFS 1 as an instructor. 1942 trf to FFS A/B 116 as an instructor. 01.09.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 trf to FFS C 11 as an instructor. 1944 trf to KG 101. 1945 trf to 2./KG 66 as a pilot. GRUSS, Friedrich. 01.06.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 03.03.45 Oblt., 2./NAGr. 3 KIA - Bf 109 G-8 vic Fürstenwalde, no details. GRUSSENDORF, Dr. (med.) Gottfried. (W.B.K. Celle). 01.07.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GRÜSSER, Ernst. (W.B.K. Erfurt). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Ln.). 1943 in Korps-Nachr.Abt. 4 d.Lw. GRÜTER, Josef. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 5/VI (Gütersloh). GRÜTER, O. 17.05.40 Lt., 6./KG 76 KIA - Do 17 Z shot down by 56 Sqdn., crashed vic Vitry-en-Artois. GRÜTER, Wilfried. (DOB: 12.10.15). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.01.39 promo to Lt./Flak. GRÜTLING, Theodor. (DOB: 14.08.98). (W.B.K. Dortmund I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GRUTTKE, Heinz. (DOB: 16.08.16). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 10.09.43 Lt., 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Bf 109 G-4 (4U+2K) W of Castelli due to a servicing fault. GRÜTZKE, Walter. (DOB: 04.05.21). (W.B.K. Swinemünde). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). 07.04.45 Lt., 4./JG 102 KIA - Bf 109 during a ramming attack on American bombers. GRÜTZBACH, Heinrich. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in RLM pool. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.42 Obstlt., in Stab/Lg.Kdo. XII/XIII, assigned temporary duty to RLM (L.In.6) (to 31.01.43). 10.03.43 trf from Ob.d.L. pool to Stab/XII. Fliegerkorps and appt I K then Qu mot (to 08.05.45). 15.02.45 appt Ib/IX. Fliegerkorps (J) (rescinded?). GRÜTZBACH, Paul. 01.08.41 promo to Maj.(Flak). 01.10.42 Maj.(W), trf from Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Belg./Nordfr. to Feldluftmunitionslager 3/VIII. GRÜTZE, Max. (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 01.12.39 RDA as Oblt.d.R.(Flak). GRÜTZMACHER,Günther. 02.38 Lt., trf to AS/88 of the Condor Legion (to 09.38). GRÜTZMACHER, Hans. (DOB: 26.10.11). (W.B.K. Schwerin). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GRÜTZMACHER, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 20.02.22). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. GRÜTZMACHER, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 22.02.18). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRÜTZMACHER, Wilhelm Ferdinand. 23.03.44 Oblt., 1./JG 11 KIA - Fw 190 A-7/R6 crashed 3 km N of Rotenburg during a practice flight. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GRÜTZMACHER, Werner. (DOB: 25.11.21 in Hagen i/W). 15.10.40 trf to 2./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 42. 01.02.41 promo to Lt. 01.09.41 trf to LKS 5. 16.12.41 trf to FFS C 17. 01.09.42 trf to BFS 4. 05.11.42 trf to 12./KG 1. 10.03.43 trf to 8./KG 1. 13.09.43 WIA. 28.02.44 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.07.44 promo to Oblt. /A1. 28.09.44 trf to Schulstaffel/NJG 6. 03.04.45 trf to 7./KG 54. 03.05.45 honorable discharge. GRÜTZMÜLLER, Joachim. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 20.02.43 Oblt. in IV./KG 76. 11.08.43 Oblt., 5./KG 76 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (F1+LN) lost NE of Scordia apparently to a night-fighter. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRÜTZNER, Erwin. (DOB:19.01.17). (W.B.K. Magdeburg I). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (RDA 01.05.40). GRÜTZNER, Gerhard. 14.10.43 Ofw., 2./ZG 76. 19.12.43 Lt., 2./ZG 76. 29.01.44 WIA - Bf 110 no details. Credited with 2 victories. GRÜTZNER, Hans. (DOB: 07.01.05). (W.B.K. Kiel). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GRÜTZNER, Siegfried. (DOB: 21.10.16). 01.01.40 Lt., Flak-Abt. 33 (RDA adjusted to 01.09.39). 01.07.44 promo to Hptm. GRÜZMACHER, Günter. 01.11.39 Oblt., trf from 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 706 to Fl.Waffenschule (See) Parow. 01.11.39 Oblt., trf from 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 706 to Fl.Waffenschule (See) Parow. 01.08.40 promo to Hptm. 02.41 Hptm., in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 (to 22.02.41 MIA). 02.41 Hptm., in 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 (to 23.02.41 MIA). 22.02.41 Hptm., Staka 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 MIA - He 115 C (M2+AH) lost c. 80 km SW Hourtin when capsized during a rescue mission. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GRYTZ, Alfred. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm. GRYWATZ, Gustav. (DOB: 30.06.14). (W.B.K. Gelsenkirchen). 01.03.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GRZESCHKE, Erich. (DOB: 06.02.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GSCHEIDEL, Dr. (med.) Erich. (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 01.03.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GSCHIEL, Dr. (med.) Alfred. (W.B.K. Graz). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). GSCHWANDNER, Georg. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.08.43 as recommended by Luftgaukdo. XVII, promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.). GSCHWENDER, Camillo. (DOB: 03.04.95 in Koblenz). 01.04.42 promo to Oberst. 29.09.43 in RLM (Genst. d.Lw./Gen.Qu.), trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Chef d.Kraftfahrwesens d.Lw. for temporary duty. 15.11.44 Oberst, Chef der 1.Abt.(Planung) in Gen.Qu. Amtsgruppe Kraftfahrwesens/Gen.St.d.Lw. GSCHWENDER, Hans. 09.41 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 16/XII. 09.04.42 trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. 22/XII to Koflug 3/XIII as Kdt. 01.12.42 promo to Oberst. 26.11.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 216/I (to 02.45?). GSCHWENDTNER, Karl-Georg. (DOB: 26.06.18 in Wollomoos near Aichach/Oberbayern). (R, DKG). 23.03.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 16.07.42 Uffz., awarded DKG, 7./St.G. 77. 05.09.43 7./SG 77 WIA - Ju 87 D-5 shot down by AA. 05.02.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 7./SG 77. 05.05.45 Lt. in 1./SG 103, KIA – Fw 190 shot down near Prague. Shot down twice. Credited with over 800 combat missions and the destruction of at least two ships, 39 tanks, 25 artillery guns, two trains, 150 vehicles, etc. GSCHWIND, Rudolf. (DOB: 12.02.16). 27.05.41 Oblt., KIA - Crete. GSOTTBERGER, Severin. (W.B.K. Straubing). 01.12.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Bau). GSOTTSCHNEIDER, Franz. (W.B.K. Hannover I). 23.10.42 Hptm.(d.L.z.V.). [deleted?] GSPALTL, Rudolf. (DOB: 02.09.18 in München). 1940 in Erg.KGr. 4 (Ju 88), then KGr.z.b.V. 105 and finally to LG 1 at Orléans-Bricy. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 02.06.43 Oblt. (Tr.O.) in FrontfliegerSammelgruppe, trf to Offiziere z.b.V./Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat). 05.44 in III./KG 6. Last rank: Oblt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUAL, Martin. (DOB: 28.10.14) (W.B.K. Neckar). 01.10.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GUBALKE, Rupprecht. (DOB: 31.07.16). 01.09.39 Oblt., in III./Flak-Rgt. 36. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 22.02.43 trf to Ob.d.L. pool with temporary duty to Luftgaustab Südost. c.10.44 Hptm., appt Ia/23. Flak-Div. (still 04.45). GUBENER, Erwin. (DOB: 21.11.13). 01.12.39 RDA as Asst.Arzt, Lg.San.Abt. 12, Lw.San.St. Mannheim. 01.01.43 promo to Stabsarzt. 15.10.43 Stabsarzt, trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to the Univ. ear, nose and throat clinic in Frankfurt/M. 03.45 Stabsarzt in Führerreserve OKL. GÜBITZ, Theobald. 01.12.43 promo to Maj.d.R.z.V. 25.11.44 appt provisional Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 930 (still 04.45). GUCKEL, Hans. (DOB: 16.05.20). (W.B.K. Solingen). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUCKENBERGER, Hans. (DOB: 06.07.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GUCKES, Fritz. (DOB: 21.11.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GUDDACK, Herbert. (n.d.) Oblt., Ic of Flak-Div. 27. GUDDAT, Gerhard. 24.09.42 Oblt., appt Staka 8./KG 2 (to 20.11.42). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. 11.42 Hptm., appt Ia IX. Fl.Korps. 25.06.43 Hptm. in KG 2, trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Dt.Lw.-Mission in Bulgarien for temporary duty. GUDDAT, Karl. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm. GUDDAT, Willi. (DOB: 18.01.03). 1941 Oblt., Ic/1. Flakdivision (to 1945). GUDE, Hannibal. (DOB: 1913 in Breslau). 1932 volunteered for the Reichsmarine. 1939-40 assigned to the RLM. 01.01.40 Oblt., 3./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. 06.42 Hptm., appt Staka 8. Seenotstaffel (to 11.06.43). 20.12.42 Hptm., Staka 8. Seenotstaffel WIA - Do 24 (CM+IZ) damaged badly in a collision with harbor breakwater at Sevastopol. 01.01.43 promo to Maj. [Version #2: 20.01.43 Maj., Staka 8. Seenotstaffel unhurt - Do 24 (CM+IZ) 50% damaged due to collision with cement obstruction near the entrance to Sevastopol harbor in the dark]. 02.43 appt Staka 2. Seetransportstaffel Sewastopol (to 11.06.43). Spring 1943 Maj., led a improvised Transportstaffel of Ju 52W to support the Kuban bridgehead. GUDE, Karl. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). GUDE, Karl. (DOB: 13.08.99). 01.07.33 joined the SA. 01.06.37 promo to Lt. 01.12.38 promo to Oblt. 01.02.40 promo to Hptm. 1942 appt Asst.Adj. schw.Flak-Abt. 121?. 1942 appt Adj. Stab/Lg.Kdo. XVI (?). 1942 appt Adj. Flak-Rgt. 55. 1943 appt Ia op2 LuftgaustabVIII?. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef 1./schw.Flak-Abt. 153. GUDE, Werner. (DOB: 27.01.15). 01.07.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). GUDENATZ, Eberhard. 13.02.40 Lt., Stab/KGr. 100 KIA - lost to fighters over the Thames Estuary GUDER, Heinz. (DOB: 04.11.11 in Krefeld). 08.41 with 8./JG 26. (n.d.) in 4./JG 11. 01.45 Ia for II./JG 2. GUDERIAN, Claus. 23.12.42 Lt., KGr.z.b.V. 500 KIA - Ju 52 crashed vic Ssalsk due to involuntary ground contact. GUEDENSUPP (GUELDENSUPP?), ? . 03.10.44 Hptm., in Stab/Abwicklungskdo. 2. Fliegerdivision (Kaufbeuren). 1944-45 Hptm., IIb/2. Fsch.Jg.Div. GUEMEL, ? . 10.41 Hptm., Kdr. Luftzeugstab 4. GUENTER, Horst. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in RLM (Chef d.Ausb.Wesens). 01.06.42 Maj., trf from Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Ostland (previously with Verfügungsstab Stettin) to Lg.Kdo. XI. 01.12.42 trf from 1./Res.Flak-Abt. 615 to Wehr-Ers.Insp. Königsberg (to 04.04.43). 05.04.43 ordered to RLM Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K (Chef d.Luftwehr) for temporary duty. 01.08.43 promo to Obstlt.(Flak) and permanently trf to RLM (Chef d.Luftwehr). GUENTHER, Ekkehard von. (W.B.K. Schwerin/Meckl.). c.07.39 Leiter der Erpfluge Erprobungsstelle Tarnewitz (to end of war). 27.07.43 Oblt. (d.R./Fl.), RDA adjusted to 01.08.40. GUERICKE, Theodor. 23.02.40 Obstlt.?, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 3/VI. GUESZ(GUESS?), Ernst. 08.07.44 Oblt. in I./KG 101 Greifswald, trf to Erg.St./KG 66. 19.07.44 Oblt. and aircrew in Erg.St./KG 66, reported ready for operations. GUETTLER, Horst. (DOB: 23.03.14 in Charlottenburg). (n.d.) member of DLV. 05.40 promo to Lt. 1941 assigned to KG 53 as a pilot. 1941 trf to II./KG 27. 1941 trf to Grosse KFS 2. 1942 trf to FFS C 8. 1942 trf to 12./LG 1 as a pilot. 06.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 appt Techn.Offz. I./LG 1. 1944 appt Staka 12.(Erg.)/LG 1. 01.06.44 promo to Hptm. 1945 Frontfliegersammelgruppe/OKL. GUGGENBERG, Dr.(med.) Oswald. (DOB: 27.09.03). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (Zahnarzt) (RDA 01.01.42). GUGGENBERGER, Karl. (DOB: 29.01.17). (W.B.K. Insbruck). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. GUGGER, Martin. 01.07.39 Hptm., with LV-Kdo. West (Stuttgart). 01.04.43 Maj.(Erg.O.), Leiter Lw.Befestigungsstab 7/XII, appt Leiter Lw.Befestigungsstab 3/XII. 01.03.44 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). GUGLBERGER, Johann. (DOB: 14.01.05). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GUGLER, Erwin. (DOB: 18.05.21). (DKG). 01.09.42 promo to Lt./A1. 03.04.44 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.10.44 Lt., unspecified SG unit, awarded the DKG. GUHA, Anton. (n.d.) Stafü? 10./JG 1. c. 26.12.44 Lt., appt Staka 7./JG 1 (to 01.01.45). 01.01.45 Lt., 10./JG 1 POW – in Bf 109 G-14 (Green 22) downed 9 km NE of Maldegem/Belgium near Biervliet due to engine trouble after attacking Maldegem a/f. Credited with 11 missions. GUHL, Heinz. (DOB: 17.11.09). (W.B.K. Hildesheim). 01.05.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). GUHL, Hermann. (DOB: 06.01.12 in Swinemünde). (n.d.) had been a test pilot. 04.09.39 Ofw., with 1. (J)/LG 2. 02.06.42 Ofw., 1./JG 77. 30.11.43 Stfw., in 11./JG 26. 13.04.44 Stfw., with 11./JG 26. 10.44 trf to 11./JG 26. 19.12.44 Lt., appt Staka 11./JG 26 (to 20.03.45). 01.05.45 Lt., Staka 2./JG 26. Credited with 15 victories. GUHL, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 17.11.09 in Hildesheim). 1940 in 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. 05.42 Staka Kurierstaffel (trop) Afrika. 01.02.43 Hptm. in Stab/Fliegerführer Afrika. 01.03.43 Hptm. in Stab/Fliegerführer 3 Gabes. GUHL, Rudolf. 27.07.41 Oblt., Staka 5./KG 3 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 hit by AA vic Orscha. 09.09.41 Oblt., Staka awarded the Ehrenpokal. GÜHMANN, Theodor. (DOB:12.10.19). (W.B.K. Köln III). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUHN, Max. 01.05.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), temporary duty from RLM pool to Fl.H.Kdtr. Merseburg. GUHR, ? . 13.07.44 Lt. in III./JG 26. GUHR, Max. 01.04.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII, promo to Obstlt. 26.04.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 16/III. GUHRE, Hans. (DOB: 13.01.16 in Chemnitz). 09.12.40 Lt., 8./KG 77 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (3Z+ES) crashed vic North Stifford, near West Thurrock/Essex - after being hit by AA at 5000 m. Buried at Cannock Chase. GÜHRS, Adolf. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. GUIBERT, Javier-Maria. 10.06.43 Lt., 15.(Span)/JG 51. 06.08.43 Lt., 15.(Span)/JG 51. [Spanish nation in Luftwaffe service]. GUIDI, Amedio. 11.03.44 Oblt., 1./JGr. Italien. [Spanish national in Luftwaffe service]. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUILLAUME, ? . 06.06.40 Lt., 1./JG 3 KIA - Bf 109 E-1 shot down by H-75s of GC I/4, crashed vic Vignacourt, NW of Amiens. GUILLEAUME, Richard. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 03.43 Hptm., Chef Ln.-RV-Betr.PersonalKp. z.b.V. 5. 01.45 Hptm., Kdr. I.(Betriebs-)/Ln.-Rgt. beim II. Jagdkorps. 02.45 appt Kdr. Ln.-Abt. 65. GUIREMAND, Fritz-Karl. (DOB: 20.05.81). (n.d.) Maj. (Tr.O.) (Ln.), †(cause unknown). GUITROOY, Gerhard. (DOB: 16.02.18). (W.B.K. Moers). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Ln. GUIZETTI, Dr. Ulrich. 16.09.40 MIA aboard Ju 88 A (F6+HM) failed to return, shot down by 618 Sqdn. Spitfire off Lincolnshire coast. GÜLDE, Arnold. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf from RLM pool to RLM (LE 1). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 07.08.43 in RLM, trf to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Belgien/Nordfrankreich. GULDE, Henning. (DOB: 31.01.21). 1943 in IV./KG 6. 03.44 Stafü 7./KG 6. 01.06.44 promo to Oblt. (Ing.). 12.44 Oblt., appt Staka 7./KG 6 (to KIA 27.04.45) 27.04.45 Oblt., Staka 7./ KG(J) 6 KIA Me 262 A-1 shot down near W of Prague. GULDE, Otto. (DOB: 01.12.03). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). GULDEN, Heinrich. 01.09.39 Hptm.(W), trf from Luftmuna Weichering to Fest.Flak-Abt. 31. 07.44 Hptm. (f.n. not given), Kdr. Flak-Abt. 276 (and 08.44). 31.12.44 Hptm.d.R., appt provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 601 (still 04.45). GÜLDENSTERN, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 01.03.19). (W.B.K. Essen II). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister (d.R.), promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GÜLDENSUPP, Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.04.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜLDNER, ? . 01.01.45 Lt., appt IIa of Fsch.Pz.Ers.- und Ausb.Brig. 1 (to 03.45). GÜLDNER, Dr. Hugo. (DOB: 15.09.92 in Hamburg). 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). (n.d.) Maj.(?) with Rüstungskdo. Charleroi. GÜLDNER, Rudolf. 01.11.43 Lt., 2./JG 4 KIA - Bf 109 G in an accident at Bizil - no details. GÜLICH, Hermann von. 01.04.43 promo to Obstlt.(z.V./Fl.). GÜLICH, Horst. (DOB: 01.03.16). (W.B.K. Potsdam II). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GULIELMINETTI, Karl. (DOB: 17.02.87). (W.B.K. München II). (n.d.) employed as a salesman. 01.01.38 promo to char.Hptm.d.R.z.V.(Flak). 17.03.41 assigned to Führerreserve. 19.07.41 trf to Res.Flak-Abt. 151. 14.11.41 Hptm. (d.L.z.V.), trf to Stab/Flakschiessplatz Chiemsee as Hptm. beimStabe and acting Kdt. 24.01.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), appt Kdt./Kdtr. Flakschiessplatz Chiemsee. 08.06.43 Maj. (d.R.z.V.), appt Leiter in Arbeitsstab Tunis. GÜLIKERS, Peter. (DOB: 03.07.19). (W.B.K. Aachen). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÜLKE, Helmut. (DOB: 24.01.18). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GULLASCH, Ernst. 01.12.39 Hptm.(W), trf from Lufthauptmuna Gross-Blumenau to Stab/Luftzeugstab Ost. 01.01.42 promo to Maj.(Flak). 25.06.42 Maj.(W), trf from Lufthauptmuna 3/XI to Feldluftmunitionslager 6/VIII. GÜLLION, Julius. (DOB: 10.05.02 in Fürth). 28.08.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.02.40 promo to Lt. 1940 attached to Sperr Bttr./Ers.Abt. 1 for instruction. 1940 appt Offz.z.b.V. with Ers.Sperr-Abt. 206. 1941 appt Asst.Adj. with Ers.Sperr-Abt. 210. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef 3./FlakAbt. 105 (renamed as Heimat-Sperr-Bttr. 403/IV). 1944 appt Gerät-Offz. Stab/schw.Flak-Abt. 125. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef 1./schw.Flak-Abt. 125. 1944 proposed as an NSFO but refused it. GÜLTRINGEN (GÜLTLINGEN?), ? Freiherr von. 01.12.33 Oblt., Leiter d. Navigationskurs beim Reichsamt für Flugsicherung. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUMA, Vikentije. c.09.43 Bojnik (Maj.) appt Staka 15 .(kroat)/KG 53 (to 01.12.43). [Croat national in Luftwaffe service]. GUMBART, Dr.? Kurt. 23/24.04.42 Oblt. in 5./KG 2, POW – in Do 217 E-2 (U5+MN) apparently shot down by an RAF Beaufighter 30 km E of Exeter. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GÜMBEL, Adolf. (DOB: 08.05.06 in Bremen). 1934 received engineering degree from Berlin Technische Hochschule. 1936 employed as a civilian at Rechlin. 1937 training at the Erprobungsstelle Peenemünde (to 1939). 1940 assigned to Gruppe E8/Erprobungsstelle Peenemünde - involved in the creation of test-beds and apparatus. 1943 trf to Erprobungsstelle Karlshagen. 1943 trf to RLM/GL/C-E8 IX. 01.11.43 promo to Fl.St.Ing. GÜMBEL, Walter. 01.09.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 5. (Telegrafenbau.Kp.)/Lg.Nachr.Abt. 7. GUMBRACHT, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. II. GUMME, Ernst- Dieter. 15.01.44 Lt., 12./JG 51. GUMMEL, Ludwig. (DOB: 06.09.04). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GUMMEL, Wolfgang. 08.10.43 Lt., 3./ZG 1. 09.10.43 Lt., I./ZG 1 WIA - Bf 110 G-2 damaged in combat S of Tondern. 05.01.44 Lt., 3./ZG 26. 20.02.44 Lt., 3./ZG 26. Credited with 4 victories. GÜMMER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 07.12.17). (W.B.K. Goslar). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GUMMERT, Hans. (DOB: 15.10.21). (W.B.K. Essen I). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUMMET, ? . 08.10.43 Lt., 3./ZG 1. GUMPERT, Bruno. (DOB: 17.10.07). 10.01.41 Fl.Ob.Ing., Stab I./KG 40 POW - Fw 200 C-3 (F8+AB) shot down 320 km NW of Ireland by fire from tug Seaman. (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GUMPERT, Heinz-Joachim. 15.01.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), RLM/Ob.d.L. pool (Schüleretat) trf to FFS A/B 118. GUMPRICHT, Dr.(Phil.) Karl. (25.06.08 in Jena). 1928 studied at Jena University (to 1938?). 1935 conferred with a doctorate. 01.02.42 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Ausb.Offz. le.Flak-Abt. 727. 1942 trf to 3./le./Flak-Abt. 737. 1943 appt Zugführer 5./gem.Flak-Abt. 554. 1945 appt NSFO Flak-Brig. 18. GUMRICH, Heinz. (DOB: 18.02.17). 01.03.43 promo to Oberarzt. 21.08.44 Stabsarzt, trf to I./FlakRgt. 24 (II. Flakkorps) as a Truppenarzt. GUNCZY, Ernest. c.02.38 Maj., Fl.H. Kdt. Wels in the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe and appt Fl.H. Kdt. of Düsseldorf. 05.07.39 Obstlt., trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Düsseldorf to Koflug Düsseldorf and appt acting Kdt. 31.10.41 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Koflug 1/VI, Goslar (to 19.06.42). 11.41 appt Kdt. Koflug 9/VI (to 10.42?). 01.12.41 promo to Oberst. 03.43 Kdt. Koflug 7/XII (to 13.03.43). 13.03.43 Oberst, appt Kdr. Koflug 7/XI (to 03.04.43). 03.04.43 trf to Führer-Reserve/Ob.d.L. 22.04.43 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 201/VI, Gilze-Rijen (to c. 01.04.44?). 31.07.43 Oberst in Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L., trf to Lw.-Kdo. Südost for further assignment. c.01.04.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 207/XI Gilze-Rijen. 12.05.45 selected for promo to Gen.Maj. with effect from 01.07.45. GUND, ? . 1940-41 Oblt. and Kp.-Chef 1. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 54. GÜNDEL, ? . 07.01.44 Oblt., Stab /NAGr. 13. Credited with one victory. GUNDEL, Friedrich. (DOB: 26.05.17 in Nürnberg). 1941 pilot in 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21. 07.01.44 Oblt., Stab/NAGr. 13. 08.44 Oblt., appt Staka 1./NAGr. 13 (to 08.05.45). Credited with one victory. GÜNDEL, Heinz. (DOB: 18.12.15). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GÜNDEL, Horst. 10.04.40 Oblt., appt Staka 8./KG 55 (to 11.05.41). 11/12.05.41 Oblt., Staka 8./KG 55 KIA - He 111 P-2 (G1+ES) crashed into the sea between Wych Channel and Middle Channel, Poole Harbour/Dorset. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUNDELACH, Alois. (DOB: 05.12.11). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUNDELACH, Fritz. (DOB: 12.10.01). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GUNDELACH, Hans. (DOB: 13.02.17). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2, Stab/le.Flak-Abt. 942. GUNDELACH, Horst. 12.05.40 Lt., Stabsstaffel/KG 54 POW - He 111 P shot down by GC 5/I between Brussels and Anterp, ditched in the Scheldt near Royerssluis. GUNDELACH, Dr. Karl. (DOB: 1914). 1935 entered the Luftwaffe. 1938 promo to Lt. 1938-40 continued to study history. 24.04.43 Oblt. in 4./KG 4, WIA. 15.02.44 Oblt., appt Ia of IV./KG 4 (to 04.05.44). 15.05.44 Oblt., appt Ia of I./KG 4 (to 15.02.45). 15.02.45 Hptm., appt Staka 7./KG 4 (to 08.05.45). 1948 released from Soviet captivity. 1956 became instructor at the Führungsakademie at Bad Ems and Hamburg. 1969-74 Director Abteilung Luftwaffen- und Luftkriegsgeschichte in Freiburg. Author of: Die Deutsche Luftwaffe im Mittelmeer 1940-45 (Frankfurt/M.: Motorbuch Verlag, 1981). and Kampfgeschwader ‘General Wever’ 4: Eine Geschichte aus Kriegstagebüchern, Dokumenten und Berichten 1939-1945 (Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag, 1978). GUNDELACH, Paul. (DOB: 01.08.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GUNDERMANN, Adolf. (DOB: 25.04.10). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GUNDERMANN, Johann (Hans). 01.10.39 Obstlt.(W), in Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 7. 01.08.42 Obstlt.(W), in Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 7, appt Kdr. Flakpark 1/VII (to 01.01.43). 01.10.42 promo to Oberst (Flak). 01.01.43 appt Kdr. Flakzeugamt 1/VII. GÜNDISCH, Götz. (DOB: 12.04.21). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), NAG 102. 1944 Lt., 2./NAGr. 14 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 combat with fighters vic Viterbo. GUNDLACH, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Ord. Offz of 2. Fsch.Jg.-Div. GUNDLACH, Horst. 01.07.40 promo to Oblt. GUNDLACH, Konrad. (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.06.25 RDA as Lt.d.R. 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.d.R.z.V/-Bau. GUNDLFINGER, Friedrich-Anton. (DOB: 19.05.00 in München). (DKG). 05.40 appt Staka 4./KGr.z.b.V. 106. Summer 1940 held title: Flugkapitän. 1942 Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 300. 01.06.42 Hptm., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 16.09.42 appt Staka 1./KGr.z.b.V. 300 (to 15.02.43). 20.10.42 Hptm., awarded the DKG. 01.05.43 appt Staka 1./Erg.TGr. 15.06.43 appt Kdr. II./Erg.TG. 21.04.45 Maj., unit unstated KIA - Ju 352 (KT+VC) crashed near Börnersdorf, south of Dresden during an emergency landing - passengers included several high ranking SS flying from Schönwalde to Salzburg. Buried in a collective grave at Börnersdorf-Breitenau. GUNKEL, Felix. 21.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from XII. Fliegerkorps to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III. GUNKEL, Hans. (DOB: 04.10.18). (W.B.K. Mühlhausen/Thür.). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GUNKELMANN, Helmut. 12.12.39 Lt., Ob.d.L./RLM pool (Sch.Etat). trf to Fallschirmschule Wittstock. GUNST, Arnold. (DOB: 19.06.19). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Flak). GUNST, Hellmut. (DOB: 03.11.16). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GUNTER, Kurt. 01.02.44 Lt., 8./JG 52. GÜNTTERT, Horst. (DOB: 17.05.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GÜNTER, Ernst. (DOB: 25.08.21). (W.B.K. Konstanz). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. GUNTER, Hugo. (DOB: 17.07.18). (W.B.K. Trier). 01.11.42 Fw. promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.).

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Section G - K GUNTERMANN, Heinz. (DOB: 12.05.13). 22.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Stab/Luftgaukdo. I to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Fernaufklärungsfliegerschule 1 for temporary duty. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜNTHER, ? . 18.07.44 Oblt. with or at Ln.-Schule 4. GÜNTHER, ? . 10.10.39 Oblt., II./Tr.Gr. 186 WIA - Ju 52 in a crash vic Wangerooge due to pilot error. GÜNTHER, Albert. (DOB: 22.04.06 in Hankelsablage bei Beuthen). 03.10.28 entered the Polizei, training to 01.10.29. 1933 joined the NSDAP. 1940 appt Kp.Chef Lw.Bau-.Btl. 19/IV/XI. 02.01.41 promo to Lt. 01.02.41 promo to Oblt. (RDA date?). 1941 appt Führer Lw.Bau-Kol. (Pferd) 2/XI. 06.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Luftdienstkdo. 62 to 103. Flughafen-Betr.Kp. (Qu.). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1943 appt Führer Trsp.Kol.d.Lw. (Pferd) 2/XI. 1944 appt Kp.Chef 2./Lw.Bau-Btl. (Gefang.) 110/VIII. Last rank: Maj. GÜNTHER, Albrecht. (DOB: 23.01.15). 05.41 Oblt., Chef 14. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 10.12.41 Oblt., 14./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 19.06.43 appt Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 01.11.44 promo to Maj. GÜNTHER, Alfred. 01.07.43 in NJG 3, promo to Oblt. 07.09.43 Oblt., Stab II./NJG 101. 26/27.11.43 Oblt. and pilot in II./NJG 101 – KIA in Do 217 N shot down near Langendiebach - Do 217 N. Credited with one victory. GÜNTHER, Erich. (DOB: 19.03.94). 01.07.38 Hptm., Chef 2.(Funk-u.Funkh.)/Ln.-Rgt. 1. 16.07.40 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 6 (to 04.41). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 1943 Obstlt., Kdr. Ln.-Abt. 134 (14. Flak-Div.) (to 17.07.43). 17.07.43 trf to Stab/5. Flak-Brig. (to 23.09.44). 24.09.44 Obstlt., appt Chef Amt NVW d.Flak in Stab/Gen.d.Flakwaffe (L.In.4). GÜNTHER, Erich. 01.06.40 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., various positions 12. (mittlere Flugm.Leit-Kp."Seidenspinner") II./Ln.Rgt. 231. GÜNTHER, Ernst. (DOB: 17.09.13). 1943 with 2./Erg.JGr. Süd. 19.03.44 Lt., 10./JG 27. 24.05.44 Lt., 10./JG 27. 06.44 Lt., appt Staka 10./JG 27 (to 01.08.44 KIA). 01.08.44 Lt., 10./JG 27 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down in the area of Varades. Credited with 5 victories. GÜNTHER, Erwin. 21.04.43 Oblt., 9./JG 52. Credited with 9 victories. GÜNTHER, Franz. 08.05.44 Oblt., 10./NJG 6. Credited with 2 victories. GÜNTHER, Franz. 24.12.44 Lt., 16./JG 300 KIA - Bf 109 G-14/AS (Blue 7) lost in combat vic Meensen near Göttingen. GÜNTHER, Friedrich. 01.01.40 3./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. 24.07.41 Oblt.z.S., Kü.Fl.Gr. 806 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (M7+JH) - hit in head by fire from ship in Gulf of Finland. 26.07.41 buried in Helsinki. GÜNTHER, Friedrich. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). GÜNTHER, Friedrich-Wilhelm. (DOB: 28.03.02). (W.B.K. Stendal). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm.(d.R.). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). 01.45 Hptm. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Lg.Nachr.Abt. 14. GÜNTHER, Fritz. (DOB: 10.11.93). 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L.z.V./Ln.). 22.03.43 Hptm.d.R.z.V. assigned to Höh.Kdr.d.Ln.-Ausb.Regimenter, trf to Lg.Nachr.Rgt. Belgien-Nordfrankreich. 1943-44 released from active service. GÜNTHER, Georg. (DOB: 08.08.16). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GÜNTHER, Georg, (DOB: 01.05.15 in Taubischhofen). 1940 in 7./JG 2. 1941 Oblt. and instructor with Erg.JGr. Süd. GUNTHER, Hans. (DOB: 26.08.12 in Rathenow). 01.02.40 entered the Luftwaffe from the reserves. 01.11.40 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Zugführer, later Bttr.Chef with Ers.Sperr-Abt. 20. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef 2./schw.Flak-Abt. 204. 1944 appt Bttr.Offz. 1./gem.Flak-Abt. 242. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef 4./gem.Flak-Bttr. 155. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÜNTHER, Hans. (DOB: 09.03.93). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 01.12.43 promo to Maj.d.R. 1945 Maj.(d.R.), IIa u. IIb/Komm.Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Dänemark (to 08.05.45). GÜNTHER, Hans-Rolf. 02.10.40 Oblt.z.S., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 906 KIA - He 115 B (8L+DL) crashed on landing at Schellingwoude/Holland. GÜNTHER, Hans-Werner. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 05.43 in Ln.-Betr.Kp./NAGr. 2. GÜNTHER, Heinrich-Albrecht. (DOB: 10.01.14). (R). 09.06.44 Hptm., Staka 7./KG 27 posthumously awarded the Ritterkreuz. [an apparent typo in Brutting?- Is actually Heinrich -Albrecht Güntner] GÜNTHER, Heinz-Ludwig. (W.B.K. Gotha). 01.08.42 proposed promo to Lt. 26.11.44 Lt., 7./JG 301 KIA - Fw 190 A-9/R11 (Yellow 8) lost in combat vic Hestenbeck. Buried in Salzwedel. GÜNTHER, Heinz. (W.B.K. Kiel). (DKG). 08.05.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.06.43 Oblt. (d.R./Fl.), trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 16.08.43 Oblt.,3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21 awarded the DKG. GÜNTHER, Heinz. (DOB: 11.01.20). (W.B.K. Braunsberg/Ostpr.). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). GÜNTHER, Dr. (med.) Heinz. (W.B.K. Neustettin). 01.07.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). GÜNTHER, Helmut. (DOB: 30.05.18). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). GÜNTHER, Helmut. (DOB: 15.04.23). (DKG). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. 17.10.43 Lt., 1./TG 4 awarded the DKG. 12.11.43 Lt., 2./TG 4 KIA - Ju 52 (G6+CH) vic Gulf of Alinda near Isle of Leros. GÜNTHER, Hermann. 01.07.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Adj. Ln.-RichtverbindungsAbt. (mot) z.b.V. 1. GÜNTHER, Joachim. 09.10.41 Oblt., I./KG 77 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 shot down by a fighter vic Budogoshch, 106 km NE of Novgorod. GÜNTHER, Joachim. (DOB: 16.01.23 in Berlin). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1., JG 101. 1943 with 2./JGr. West. 09.43 with 2./JG 26. 16.02.44 3./JG 26 WIA - Go 145 A-1 (GA+OF) crashed vic Florennes during a test flight. 07.06.44 Lt., 3./JG 26. 14.07.44 Lt., 3./JG 26. 13.08.44 Lt., 3./JG 26. 02.10.44 Lt., 2./JG 26. 24.12.44 Lt., 2./JG 26 WIA - Fw 190 A-9 (Blue 14) crash-landed SW of Rheine due to engine problems. 24.02.45 Lt., 3./JG 26 KIA - Fw 190 D-9/R11 (Yellow 12) shot down by Spitfires while trying to land at Meppen, crashed at Apeldorn. Credited with 11 victories. GÜNTHER, Johannes. (DOB: 18.12.05). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). GÜNTHER, Johann-Wessly (Johannes-Wassely). (DOB: 30.07.15). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 14.12.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), trf from Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 14/XII to Feld-Lg.Kdo. XXVII for further assignment. GÜNTHER, Karl Joachim. 01.06.43 in Ln.-Abt. 140, promo to Oblt. GÜNTHER, Kurt. (DOB: 01.01.22). 1941 with 3./JG 52. 1942? with 2./JGr. Ost and 1./JFS 4. 21.04.43 Lt., 9./JG 52. 04.05.43 Lt., 9./JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 G-4 (Yellow 12 + ~) combat vic Iretsesk, Pl.Qu. 34 Ost /75224. 08.07.43 Lt., 9./JG 52. 04.08.43 Lt., 9./JG 52. 23.08.43 Lt., 9./JG 52. 22.11.43 Lt., 8./JG 52. 19.12.43 Lt., 8./JG 52. 15.01.44 Lt., 8./JG 52. 07.07.44 Lt., 8./JG 52. 06.08.44 8./JG 52 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 6) crashed 5 km S of Radom. Credited with 5 victories. GÜNTHER, Kurt. (DOB: 09.10.80). 11.40 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from III./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 12 to II./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 12. 1941-44 Maj. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. GÜNTHER, Kurt. 01.04.44 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 33. (mittlere Flugm.LeitKp."Rebhuhn") II./Ln.Rgt. 231. GÜNTHER, Kurt. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GÜNTHER, Ludwig. 25.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.), in Flak-Ers.Abt. 2, temporary duty to Wehrkreisbeauftragten XI d.Reichsminister für Bewaffnung u.Munition (to 15.10.42). GÜNTHER, Martin. 15.06.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Kriegswissenschaftlichen-Abt.d.Lw. to LKS 3 (to 21.04.43). 21.04.43 trf to Stab/Verbindungsoffizier d.Lw. beim Gen.Qu./OKH. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÜNTHER, Max. (DOB: 30.10.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜNTHER, Max. 04.06.43 Maj. (d.R./Flak), trf from OKW to Luftsperr-Ers.Abt. 1. GÜNTHER, Ottmar. (DKG). 17.10.43 Oblt., I./KG 27 awarded the DKG. GÜNTHER, Otto. (DOB: 18.01.07). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜNTHER, Paul. (DOB: 15.07.16 in Bischke/Kreis Colmar). (R, DKG). 09.39 probably in St.G. 77. 13.09.43 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 12.12.43 Fw., awarded DKG, 6./St.G. 77. 11.05.44 Ofw., 9./SG 10. 20.07.44 Ofw., 9./SG 10. 06.10.44 Ofw., 9./SG 10. 02.02.45 Fahnenjunker Ofw. in 9./SG 10, awarded Ritterkreuz for completing more than 500 combat missions. †12.11.79 in Eggenfelden. GÜNTHER, Rolf. 02.09.42 Oblt. and observer in 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121, POW in Ju 88 (7A+BH) shot down by a Hurricane while on a photo recce mission to the Suez Canal. GÜNTHER, Rudolf. (DOB: 01.05.17 in Magdeburg). (W.B.K. Magdeburg I). 1938 qualified as an engineer. 1942 appt Bttr.Chef 2./schw.Flak-Abt. 267. 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). 1943 appt Adj. & Ausb.Offz. with Lehrstab/3.Flak-Div. 1943 trf to Funkpeil-Zug 255. 1944 appt Ausb.Offz. Flakschiessplatz Howachter Bucht(?). 1945 appt Bttr.Chef schw.Heimat-FlakBttr. 202/XX. GÜNTHER, Rudolf. (DOB: 26.03.11). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. GÜNTHER, Rudolf. 05.03.41 Oblt. and Staka Stabstaffel/St.G. 1 – shot down this date by fighters near Hal Far/Malta - Bf 110 (KB+NC). GÜNTHER, Viktor. (W.B.K. Trier I). 01.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GÜNTHER, Walter. (DOB: 30.05.03). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GÜNTHER, Walter. (DOB: 28.03.09). (W.B.K. Annaberg). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GÜNTHER, Dr. (med.) Walter. (W.B.K. Prag). 01.10.41 RDA as Ob.Arzt. 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). GÜNTHER, Wilhelm. 01.04.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GÜNTHER, Willy. 28.07.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Moskau to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Belg./Nordfr. 01.11.42 promo to Oberst. 04.05.43 provisional Kdr. Feldluftpark 2/IV, appt permanent Kdr. Feldluftpark 2/IV (Cambrai). GÜNTHERR, Hans. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. GÜNTHERT, Heinz. 13.03.44 Oblt. in I./KG 27. 01.09.44 Hptm., appt Staka 10./KG 27 (to 23.11.44). GÜNTHERT, Siegfried. (DOB: 16.11.24). 1945 Lt., JG 27. GÜNTHERT, Ottmar. (DOB: 08.12.19). (DKG). 06.10.40 Lt., Stab/KG 27 unhurt - He 111 P-2 (1G+CA) in a landing collision at Tours. 20.12.40 Lt., Stabsstaffel/KG 27 WIA - He 111 P-2 (1G+DA) crashed at Caen a/f after making involuntary ground contact in bad weather, returning from a raid on Liverpool. 15.10.41 Lt., Stabsstaffel/KG 27 unhurt - He 111 H-4 (1G+LA) emergency landing 50 km NW of Ak-Metschet/Crimea due to fighter damage. 23.03.42 appt Adj. in I./KG 27 (to 14.06.43). 08.07.43 Oblt., 3./KG 27 unhurt - He 111 (1G+OL) severe hit in left wing by AA vic Werrcho Penje. 22.07.43 Oblt., 3./KG 27 unhurt? - He 111H-6 (1G+OL) emergency landing 3.5 km E of Kharkov-Rogan on one engine - following attacks on troops vic Oramys. 01.08.43 Oblt., appt Staka 3./KG 27 (to 31.08.44). 17.10.43 Oblt., awarded DKG, I./KG 27. 01.05.44 promo to Hptm. 09.05.44 Hptm., 3./KG 27 unhurt - He 111 H-20 (1G+AL) shot down by Soviet night fighter 10 km SW of Chersones, in a dinghy in the Black Sea for 14 hours (Pl.Qu. 9505). 22.11.44 re-appt Staka 3./KG(J) 27 (to 10.04.45). GÜNTHNER, Erwin. (DOB: 19.01.13 in Heidelberg). 11.42 instructor at FFS A/B 115. 21.04.43 Lt., 9./JG 52. 08.07.43 Lt., 9./JG 52. 07.12.43 Lt.,9./JG 52. 10.44 trf to 2./Erg.JGr. Nord. 11.44 trf to 2./Erg.JG 1. 12.44 trf to 2./JG 52. 28.01.45 Oblt., appt Staka 3./JG 52 (to 08.05.45). 17.04.45 Oblt., 3./JG 52. Credited with 10 victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÜNTHNER, Friedrich. (DOB: 16.07.06). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. GÜNTNER, Heinrich Albrecht?. (DOB: 18.05.13 in Leuber, Kreis Neustadt/Oberschlesien). (R, DKG). 09.39 Lt., with III./KG 27. 01.43 flew supply and evacuation missions into the Stalingrad pocket. 25.01.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.03.43 Oblt., awarded the DKG. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). c.09.43 Hptm., appt Staka 7./KG 27 (to 10.01.44). 10.01.44 Hptm. in 7./KG 27, MIA – in He 111 H-16 (1G+JR(IR?)) during a low level attack vic Gaissin near Zhitomir, Pl.Qu. 90711 / 34 Ost. 09.06.44 posthumously awarded the Ritterkreuz. Buried in Kiev. Credited with almost 500 missions. GUNTRUM, Gustav. 1942 Maj.(d.R.), Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 25/XII (to 16.02.43). 16.02.43 trf to FliegerErs.Btl. XII. 01.05.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII, ordered to II. Lw.-Feldkorps for temporary duty. GÜNTZEL, Eberhard. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 12.42 Hptm., trf to Stab/19. Flak-Div.(mot.)(trop.) (to 05.43 POW). 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GÜNTZER, Klaus. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.-Abt. 103 (III. Flak-Korps). GUNZ, E. 16.06.40 Oblt., 3./KGr. 126 KIA - He 111 H after a mining sortie, crashed at Heinrichsdorf, near Winterberg. GÜNZEL, Dr. ? . 1944-45 Oberstabsarzt, Korpsarzt/II. Flakkorps. GÜNZEL, Gerhard. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt. GÜNZEL, Johannes. (DOB: 29.07.97 in Chemnitz). 1942 Hptm., with "HKP" Gent. GÜNZEL, Reinhard. (DOB: 02.02.07 in Posen). (RE, DKG). (n.d.) joined the Landespolizei, rising to Polizei-Lt. 1935 entered the Luftwaffe. 1937 trf to II./KG 157. 01.09.38 Oblt., appt Staka 10./KG 157. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from I. of K/88 Legion Condor to KG 27. 09.39 with II./KG 27. 15.01.40 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 27 (to 15.11.40). 16.11.40 Maj., appt Kdr. II./KG 27 (to 04.01.43). 17.09.41 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr., II./KG 27. 24.09.42 Maj., awarded DKG, II./ KG 27. 01.43 flew missions vic Stalingrad. 02.02.43 Maj., Kdr. II./KG 27, appt Kdr. Kampfbeobachterschule 1 (to 13.08.44). 22.01.43 Maj., awarded Eichenlaub, Kdr. II./KG 27. 15.02.44 Maj., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 14/I (to 18.05.44?). 01.05.44 promo to Obstlt. 11.01.45 Obstlt., appt Kommodore Erg.KG 1 (to 05.05.45). 31.03.63 retired from the Bundeswehr as an Obstlt. †29.10.70 in Plön/Schleswig-Holstein (another source states that he died 05.12.70 in Berlin, but this appears to be incorrect). Credited with 330 (535?) missions not including those in Spain, and with sinking at least 8 transport vessels. GÜNZEL, Werner. (DOB: 13.02.12). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.), 5./Ln.Rgt. 34. GÜNZEL, Dr. (med.) Werner. (DOB: 26.11.06). 20.05.44 Oberstabsarzt, appt Korpsarzt/II. Flakkorps. GÜNZEL, Willy. (DOB: 27.05.13). (W.B.K. Fürth). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). GUNZINGER, Erich. (DOB: 07.11.23 in Landshut). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 16.03.44 Lt., KIA in an accidental plane crash vic St.Etienne. Buried at Dagneux. GÜNZLER, Georg. (W.B.K. Rudolstadt). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. Westfrankreich, promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). GUOGA(?), Bonaventura. (DOB: 15.07.02). (n.d.) Hptm. - [Lithuanian national in Luftwaffe (?) service]. GÜPPERS, Friedrich. (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. III area, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). GURATZSCH, Gustav. (DOB: 07.02.17). (W.B.K. Hannover). 01.12.41 with I./KG 76, adjusted to Oblt. 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). 20.02.43 Oblt. in IV./KG 76. 01.05.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 05.02.44 Oblt. in I./KG 76. GURATZSCH, Walter. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. d.R. (Flg.). GURGEL, Karl. (DOB: 11.05.93). (n.d.) Hptm.d.R. (Ln.), KIA. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GÜRKE, Ernst. (DOB: 23.05.99 in Posen). (R). 1939-41 Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 221 (to 03.41). 01.08.41 appt Kdr. Luftgau-FAS VI. 08.41 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 43. 03.11.42 Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 43. c.12.42 appt Kdr. Feld-FAS (Süd) 20 (to c.01.43). 11.01.43 Obstlt. (Tr.O./Flak), appt temporary (on 05.06.43 permanent) Kdr. FFAS (Mitte) 13 Stolpmünde (to 10.03.45). 01.04.44 promo to Oberst. 10.03.45 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. “Gürke” (to 08.05.45). 03.05.45 Oberst, front employment as Flakführer Hela (north of Danzig)/18. Flakdivision. †07.05.46 as a POW of the Soviets. GURSKY, Georg. (DOB:26.03.12). (W.B.K. Bartenstein/Ostpr.). 01.02.41 Ofw., RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 21.01.45 Oblt. and Adjutant in Stab I.(FFKu.Telegrafenbau)/Ln.-Rgt. 13. GÜRTLER, Alexander. (DOB: 16.09.14). (W.B.K. Jülich). 01.11.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GÜRTLER, Eduard. (DOB: 27.01.13 in Grosspriesen(?)/Krs.Neustadt). 01.04.33 entered the Reichsheer, assigned to Inf.Rgt. 7. 01.04.39 entered the Luftwaffe and promo to Lt. 1941 assigned to Blindflugschule 1 as an instructor. 1941 trf to Blindflugschule 8 as an instructor. 01.09.41 promo to Oblt. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1943 trf to FFS B 38 as an instructor. 1944 trf to FFS B 16 as an instructor. GÜRTLER, Gerhard. (DOB: 05.03.08) (W.B.K. Wels). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). GÜRTLER, Gerhard. 01.05.43 in the Lw.-Kdo. Ost area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). GÜRTLER, Herbert. (DOB: 18.05.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜRTLER, Wilhelm. 02.04.43 Hptm. d.R.z.V. with Abwicklungsstelle/Luftgaukdo. Charkow, trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Holland. GÜRTNER, Ulrich. (DOB: 10.08.18). (W.B.K. Görlitz). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. GUSCHEL, Helmut. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt./A1. GÜSCHENS, ? . 22.05.41 Oblt. in Stab/XI. Fliegerkorps. GÜSE, Ernst. (DOB: 14.03.24 in Warburg). (n.d.) LKS 5. 12.44 Lt., I./NJG 6. †29.04.2002. GUSE, Friedrich-Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.08.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 17/18.08.43 Lt., 7./KG 2 POW - Do 217 M-1 (U5+DR) lost to direct AA hit vic Walk Farm Humberside. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GUSE, Hans. (DOB: 03.10.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 10.07.41 Lt., 2.(J)/LG 2 MIA - Bf 109 E-7 (Black 10) after combat with I-16s and DB-3s vic Tigkina. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GÜSE, Horst. (DOB: 14.07.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 17.12.42 Lt.,1./Schl.G. 1. 31.12.42 MIA - Bf 109 E-7 hit by ground fire in Russia, in Pl.Qu. 2952. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with one victory. GUSE, M. 11.04.40 Oblt., 5.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 KIA - Do 17 P (6M+AM) shot down by GC I/5, III/6 and III/7, crashed at Ferme de Moscou. GUSECK, Dr. (med.) Eberhard. (W.B.K. Karlsruhe). 01.02.43 promo to Stabsarzt (d.R.). GÜSMER, Paul. (DOB: 01.05.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GUSNAR, Ernst von. 21.04.43 Obstlt. z.D. with Wehrbezirkskdo. Nürnberg I, trf to Wehrbezirkskdo. Fürth. 1944-45 Obstlt. z.D. (W.O.) (RDA 01.06.40) with Wehrbezirkskdo. Fürth. GUSOVIUS, Hans. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). GUSOVIUS, Kurt. 06.11.42 Hptm.(d.L.z.V./Fl.), trf from Luftzeuggruppe 1 to Luftzeuggruppe 2. 18.01.43 trf from Feldluftzeuggruppe 2 to Feldluftzeuggruppe Ostland (Riga). GÜSS, Ernst. (DOB: 02.10.18 in Singen-Hohentwiel). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. 26.02.43 Oblt., trf from I./KG 101 to Ob.d.L. pool. 08.44 in 2./KG 66. 12.44 Oblt., appt Staka 2./KG 66. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUSS, Johannes. (DOB: 19.05.15). (W.B.K. Schwerin/Meckl.). 01.02.41 Oberwachtmeister, RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUSSBACHER, Johann. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. GUSSNER, Herbert. (DOB: 02.10.17). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUST, Georg. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). GUST, Horst. (DOB: 18.06.16). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GUST, Jürgen. (DOB: 29.08.20). 23.05.42 Lt., 8./KG 27 KIA - He 111 H-6 (1G+KS) crashed about 5 km NNW of Bunakowo - Benetzky. GUSTAVUS, Ewald. 11.39 Oblt., appt Staka 7./KG 26 (to 16.06.40). 01.10.40 promo to Hptm. 15.12.41 Hptm., appt Staka 5./KG 100 (to 24.06.42). 24/25.06.42 Hptm., 5./KG 100 MIA – He 111 H-6 (6N+DH) shot down by night-fighters in the vicinity of Fuka in NW Egypt, crashed 5 km SW of Qasaba. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GUSTEDT, Bernd. (DOB: 20.05.21). (W.B.K. Bunzlau). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUSTEDT, Hans von. (DOB: 12.10.20). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. GUSTINE, German. 09.09.42 Maj.(d.R.z.V.), Kdr. Lw.-Bau-ers.Btl. XI, trf to Lw.-Bau-Ers.Btl. III. GUSTKE, Hans-Harald. 01.11.41 promo to Hptm. 18.08.44 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 13 (still 04.45). GUSTMANN, Gerhard. 01.10.37 Lt., Bttr.Offz. in 2./Flak-Abt. Rgt. General Göring. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 07.42 Hptm. and Chef 5.(le.)/Flak-Rgt. HG. 15.10.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. IV./Flak-Rgt. “General Göring” (to c.10.02.43). POW (n.d.). 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GUSTMANN, Karl. (DOB: 26.08.17 in Hagenau/Alsäss). (DKG). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. (n.d.) Chef 7./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 15. 18.09.44 Oblt., Kdr. II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 15, awarded the DKG. †02.09.44 KIA in Frameries/Hainaut/Belgium. Buried in Lommel. GUT, Heinz. 01.05.44 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Chef 6.(mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.Flugm.Abt. (E) z.b.V. 21. GUTBIER, Dr.(Z) Christoph. (W.B.K. Kassel II). 01.02.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt. GUTBERLET, Erwin. 01.10.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Adj. I.(Funknavigation)/Ln.Rgt. 54. GUTBROD, Paul. (DOB: 23.08.17). 08.09.39 Lt., 11.(N)/JG 72 - claimed the first "kill" by the Luftwaffe on the Western Front. 01.06.40 Oblt., Stab II./JG 52 KIA - Bf 109 E-3, had hit a power transmission tower vic SE of Pouilly-sur-Meuse while flying low in bad weather, belly-landed W of Belval-Bois-des-Dames - reportedly killed after landing by colonial troops. Credited with 1 victory. GUTENDORF, Otto. (DOB: 11.01.18). (W.B.K. Schwerin/Meckl.). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). GÜTENKUNST, Erwin. (DOB: 20.09.10 in Halle). 1943 Oblt. stationed in Mourmelon/France. GUTENSOHNN, Johannes. (DOB: 20.01.13). (W.B.K. Neustadt an der Weinstrasse). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GÜTERMANN, Emil. (21.04.98). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. GÜTERMANN (GUTEMANN?), Willi. 20.05.43 Lt., 2./ZG 1. 19.06.43 Lt., 14./KG 40 WIA - Ju 88 C-6 (F8+LY) shot down in Pl.Qu. 14 West/8578 by 151 Sqdn. 21.06.43 rescued by fishing boat Maria Carmen c. 10 km from Cape Burela. 09.43 Lt., 14./KG 40. 19.11.43 Lt., 2./ZG 1. 08.03.44 Lt., 2./ZG 1. 01.08.44 promo to Oblt./A1. (n.d.1944? ) Oblt., Staka 6./JG 4. Credited with 4 victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUTERMUTH, Georg. (DOB: 31.07.93). (W.B.K. Fulda). 09.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.), Kdr. II./Ln.-Rgt. 56. GÜTERSLOH, Fritz. 01.03.40 Maj., appt Kdr. II./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 4. 25.04.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), in Stab/XII. Fl.Korps, appt Kdr. V./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8 (to 10.07.42). 10.07.42 Obstlt., appt Kdr. II./Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 8 (to 03.02.43). 01.02.43 promo to Oberst (Ln.). 03.02.43 appt provisional Kdr. Ln.-Flugmelde-Rgt. 93. GUTEZEIT, Friedrich K. ("Fritz"). (DOB: 05.11.15 in Düsseldorf). 01.09.39 Oblt., trf from I./JG 1 to I./JG 21. 01.09.39 Lt., 1./JG 21 MIA - Bf 109 force-landed vic Suwalki after running out of fuel and briefly POW but returned 06.10.39. 06.11.39 trf to FFS C Sprottau. 09/10.04.41 Oblt., with Stab III./NJG 1. 10.08.41 Oblt., appt Staka 6./NJG 1 (to 20.05.42 KIA). 19/20.05.42 Oblt., 6./NJG 1 KIA when he collided with a Stirling, crashed at Brustem, 1 km E of St. Trond a/f - Bf 110 E-1 (G9+HP). Credited with 3 victories. Buried in Lommel. GUTEZEIT, Otto. (DOB: 07.09.88). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GUTH, ? . 01.45 Maj., Kdr. III./JG 301. GÜTH, Christian. (W.B.K. Kassel I). 01.09.43 promo to Hptm. (W) (d.R.). GUTH, Friedrich ("Fritz"). (DOB: 24.09.11). (W.B.K. Münster i.W.). 01.06.41 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 05.44 Oblt., in 3./NJG 1 (to 01.06.44 † - He 219 A-0 (G9+AK) during practice gunnery, started smoking badly and bailed out at low altitude 8 km south of estuary of Lymfjordes/Denmark). 10.06.44 Buried at Frederikshavn. GUTH, Kurt. (DKG). 03.11.41 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A1. 24.09.42 Oblt., 5./KG 51 awarded the DKG. GUTH, Matthias. (W.B.K. Leitmeritz). 01.05.43 proposed for promo to Maj. (z.V./Fl.) by Luftgaukdo. XI. GÜTH, Rolf. 06.06.41 Lt.z.S., Beobachter and Stafü Teilstaffel der 3./ Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. GUTH, Werner. (DOB: 28.02.17). (DKG?). 26.09.39 Lt., in 3./JGr. 176. 13.05.40 Lt., 6./ZG 76. 23.05.40 Lt., 6./ZG 76 WIA in right shoulder - Bf 110 (M8+GP) shot up by 92 Sqdn. vic Calais bellylanded vic Ardes - hospitalized in Kassel. 03.41 Oblt., appt Staka 3./Zerstörerschule 1. 15.05.41? Oblt., appt Staka 1./Zerstörerschule 1 (to 09.09.41). 30.12.41 Oblt., appt Staka 5./Zerstörerschule 2 (to 06.42). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. (n.d.) Staka 4./ZG 101. 20.01.43 Hptm., appt Staka? 4./Zerstörerschule 2 (to 19.03.43). 00.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./ZG 101 (to 00.44). 01.06.44 promo to Maj. 07.44 Maj., appt Kdr. I./ZG 26 (to 20.08.44). Credited with 4 victories. [16.03.60 promo to Obstlt. ?] †17.11.2005. GÜTHENKE, Hans-Georg. (Fritz). (DOB: 17.11.21 in Ahlbeck/Usedom). 1940 attended 3./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 72. 1940-41 trf to Ausb.Kp./FFS A/B Werder. 1941 trf to FFFS A/B Jüterbog. 1941 trf to JGr. Drontheim. 1942 trf to Erg./JG 52. 27.07.42 unhurt - Fw 190 A-3 (Yellow 6) crashlanded vic Husum. 1942 trf to 3./JG 11. 14.05.43 damaged Fw 190 A-4 (Yellow 8). 11.06.43 Uffz., 3./JG 11 unhurt - Fw 190 A-4 (Yellow 12) force-landed vic Marx. 28.07.43 Fw., 3./JG 11. 17.08.43 damaged Fw 190 A-6 (Yellow 7) crash landed vic Loenen/Holland due to engine failure. 24.02.44 Fw., 3./JG 11 WIA? - Fw 190 A-7 (Black <<) shot down, belly-landed vic Gotha. 01.04.44 promo to Lt. 04.05.44 Ofw., 3./JG 11. 12.05.44 Lt., 3./JG 11 WIA badly - Fw 190 A-7 (Yellow 12) bailed out vic Limburg- after ramming a B-17 [Version#2: collided with another Fw 190]. Credited with 8 victories. GÜTHERT, Dr.(med.) Harry. (DOB: 01.03.12). (W.B.K. Weimar). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.) (RDA 01.05.43). GUTHMANN, Hans-Joachim. 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. GÜTHNER, Hans. 29.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in Flak-Ers.Abt. 9 (Führer-Reserve), trf to Lg.Kdo. VIII for further assignment. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUTHOFF, Heinrich. (DOB: 05.11.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 1944 Hptm., in 7. Seenotstaffel (to 09.05.44 KIA). 08/09.05.44 Hptm., Staka Sonderstaffel Mamaia KIA - Do 24 (KK+LC or CM+RB) (WNr. 2132) of 8. Seenotstaffel hit a boat while landing at night at Chersones. GÜTINGER, Josef. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 6/VII (Crailsheim). GUTJAHR, Dr. Alfred. 07.41 Hptm. and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 27/XII. 02.44 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E (See) 117/XI. GUTJAHR, Hermann. (DOB: 01.03.24). 1945 Lt., JG 1. GUTKNECHT, Dagobert. 01.05.44 promo to Lt.(Ln./A2). GUTLEBEN, Hans. 07.05.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. E 60/XIII to IV./SKG 10. GUTLOFF, Heinz. 09.05.44 Hptm., 6. Seenotstaffel MIA - Do 24 T-3 (J9+CA) collided with an obstacle on take-off at night from Sevastopol. GUTMANN, Ernst. (DOB: 28.07.12). 27.05.41 Lt., KIA - Crete. GUTMANN, Guido. (DOB: 14.06.15). (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). GUTMANN, Heinz. (DOB: 26.04.21 in Frankfurt/Main). (R, DKG). 01.10.39 began training with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 11 as an officer candidate. (n.d.) trf to Grosse KFS 4. 17.05.41 Lt., trf to 12./KG 53. (n.d.) trf to 3./KG 53. 03.08.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.11.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 3./KG53. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. 16.06.43 Oblt. and Stafü in I./KG 53, attended Verbandsführerschule/KG 101. 27.08.43 Oblt., appt Staka 3./KG 53 (to 19.07.44). 05.04.44 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Stafü 3./KG 53. 01.05.44 promo to Hptm. Summer 1944 appt Navigations -und Funk-Bildoffizier in Stab I./KG 53. 08.44 volunteered to retrain on fighters. 15.10.44 trf to 3./Erg.JGr. Nord. 01.11.44 trf to Erg.JG 2 and then to 9./JG 7. 1945 Hptm., in JG 7 (to 03.03.45). 09.12.44 trf to III./JG 7. Mid02.45 appt Staka 9./JG 7 (to 03.03.45 KIA). 03.03.45 Hptm. with 9./JG 7 - KIA in a Me 262 A-1a by return fire from a bomber near Üfingen/Salzgitter, 8 km SW of Braunschweig-Waggum. Buried in Braunschweig. Credited with 380 bomber missions and 10 to 15 fighter missions and claimed one heavy bomber. GUTMANNN, Herbert. (DOB: 07.07.14). (W.B.K. Berlin X).

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GUTMANN, Josef. c.02.38 Lt., Staka Jagdstaffel Nr. 3/Jagdgeschwader Nr. 1 in the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe, eventually assigned to JG 132. 01.11.38 appt Staka 6./JG 141. 01.01.39 appt Staka 6./ZG 141. 01.05.39 appt Staka 3./ZG 76 (to 31.08.39?). GUTMANN, Paul-Otto. (DOB: 09.10.21). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). GUTMANN, Rudolf. (DOB: 07.07.20). (W.B.K. Weimar). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). GUTMANN, Wolfgang. 29.05.43 Lt., 11./KG 6 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed vic Nangis, SE of Paris during an exercise flight. GUTMANN, Wolfgang. 01.07.44 promo to Maj.(Ln.). GUTOWSKI, Werner. (DOB: 22.06.12 in East Prussia). 14.03.41 Oblt. and Staka 1.Erg./JG 52 (to 05.02.42). 06.02.42 Oblt., in 1. Erg.Gr./JG 52, appt Staka 9./JG 1 (to 31.03.43). (n.d.) Oblt., appt acting Kdr. II./JG 52. 29.04.42 Oblt., Staka 9./JG 1 WIA in a Bü 131 (TU+NY) - injured his lower spine during an emergency landing 2 km N of Hoyer/Denmark, on leave 3 months. 01.04.43 in III./JG 1, promo to Hptm. 17.04.43 Hptm., Stab I./JG 11. 20.08.43 trf to Stab/JG 77. Mid-1944 assigned to Stab of General der Jagdflieger. 04.45 Adj. in JV 44. Credited with 3 victories. GUTSCHE, ? . 01.03.36 Oblt., 4./KG 154. GUTSCHE, Bruno. (DOB: 31.10.98). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. GUTSCHE, Heinz. (DOB: 29.11.99). 16.02.42 Maj., appt Kdr. IV./Feld-Rgt.d.Lw. 3. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 06.05.45 assigned in the Luftgau XI area, promo to Oberst with RDA of 01.06.45. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUTSCHE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 19.12.93). 13.07.39 Hptm., temporary duty from RLM pool to Fl.H.Kdtr. Erfurt. 01.12.40 promo to Maj.(Erg.O./Fl.). 21.11.42 Maj., trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV (previously with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 61) to RLM pool with temporary duty to Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV and Stab/Lg.Kdo. VII (to 31.03.43). 01.04.43 trf from Ob.d.L. pool to Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 29/VII Nellingen and appt Kdt. c.01.04.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 13/XII (to 15.06.44). GUTSCHE, Willi. 07.43 Kdr. of I./JG 300. 22.07.43 Maj., Stab I./JG 300 KIA – in Bf 109 G-6 (White 2) vic Troisdorf during a training flight, cause unknown. GUTSCHE, Willy. (DOB: 24.05.10). 03.04.29 entered service with the Polizei). 01.08.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Grosse KFS Prenzlau for Beobachter (observer) training. 12.03.36 trf to II./KG 154 (Wünsdorf) as a Beobachter. 01.09.36 trf to Vorkommando Flieger-Ers.Abt. 34 (Handorf). 01.10.36 appt Kp.-Offz. in Flieger-Ers.Abt. 34. 01.05.37 appt Kp.-Chef in Flieger-Ers.Abt. 34 (later renamed Flieger-Ausb.Rgt. 12). 01.03.38 promo to Hptm. 15.07.39 Hptm., on temporary duty from A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 12 to FFS Celle for advanced pilot training. 04.07.40 trf to FFS Finsterwalde. GUTSCHE, Willy. 10.05.40 Hptm. and Staka 1./KGr.z.b.V. 11 MIA during invasion of Holland. GUTSCHER, Rudolf. (DOB: 04.08.92 in Stuttgart). 10.11.38 Maj. (E)., beim Wehrwirtschaftsstab/ Reichswirtschaftministerium. 01.09.41 promo to Oberst. 01.03.43 Oberst, in Rüstungsstab Frankreich, appt Ch.d.St./Reichminister für Bewaffnung und Munition (Rüstungsamt) (to 01.10.43). 20.08.43 trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. 01.10.43 appt Inspekteur d.Rüstungsinspektion V. GUTSCHMIDT, Alfred. 28.01.44 Lt., 8./KG 55 KIA - during an exercise flight vic Ogelina near Slopice. GUTSCHMIDT, Paul. (DOB: 21.03.96 in Köln). (n.d.) Oblt.d.R. with Luftverkehrsgruppe. 01.02.40 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). 02.43 in Sonderstaffel Ju 90, then in Lufttransportstaffel 290. Last rank: Hptm. GUTSMANN, Ingo. (DOB: 16.01.23). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. GUTT, Alfred. 03/04.05.42 Lt., 5./KG 100 POW - He 111 H-6 (6N+DJ) vic Alexandria. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. GUTT, Gerhard. (DOB: 22.11.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GUTT, Hans-Hermann. (DOB: 29.10.06). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GUTTECK, Ulrich. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A1. 30.03.43 Oblt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 MIA - BV 138 C-1 (K6+KL) (WNr. 0311006) lost over the North Sea. [Version #2: lost in the northern White Sea to unknown cause.] 05.06.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. GUTTER, ? . 06.41 Oblt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33. GUTTER, Kurt. 01.05.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 4.(Telegrafenbau--Kp.) I./Ln.Rgt.217. GÜTTER, Wolf. 29.06.42 Uffz., 3./NJG 3. 14.09.42 Uffz., 3./NJG 3. 31.03.44 Lt., 3./NJG 3. 10.04.44 Lt., 3./NJG 3. 14/15.07.44 Lt., 3./NJG 3 WIA - Bf 110 G-4 shot down 6 km NE of Philippeville/Belgium. 11.09.44 Lt., 3./NJG 3. Credited with 7 victories. GUTTERMANN, Anton. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Nafü 5 in Stab/8. Jagddivision. 06.05.45 Chef 2./Ln.Rgt. beim I. Jagdkorps, promo to Hptm. with RDA of 01.06.45. GÜTTGES, Hans. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 12.44 Oblt., appt Chef Ln.-Verbindungs-Kp. (mot) z.b.V. 21. GÜTTGES, Wilhelm. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). GUTTKE, Erwin. 13.03.43 Oblt., II./JG 52. KIA. GÜTTL, Gustav. (DOB: 09.01.16). (W.B.K. Linz). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.).

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Section G - K GÜTTLER, Alfred. (DOB: 22.07.94). (W.B.K. Glatz). 01.10.40 RDA for Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). Kr.O.)/Fl.). 01.02.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 08.08.43 appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 108/VI (K). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). GÜTTLER, Arnold. (DOB: 10.01.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜTTLER, Horst. (DOB: 24.03.14 in Charlottenburg). 16.04.34 trf to DLV (to 20.07.34). 01.11.34 trf to Fliegergruppe Neuruppin (to 31.03.35). 01.09.38 trf to 2./KGr.z.b.V. 6 ( to 22.10.38). 01.05.40 promo to Lt. 20.05.41 trf to 11./KG 53 (to 02.06.41). 03.06.41 trf to I./KG 53 (to 20.01.42). 21.01.42 trf to Frontflieger Sammelgruppe (to 30.03.42). 31.03.42 trf to FFS C 8 (to 27.04.42). 28.04.42 trf to IV./LG 1 (to 07.01.43). 01.06.42 promo to Oblt. 21.09.42 Oblt. pilot, in 12./LG 1 fate unstated - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+BW) emergency landing vic Bersis due to motor damage. 07.01.43 trf to I./LG 1 (to 30.09.43). 03.43 Oblt., Offz. beim Stabe /LG 1. 01.10.43 trf to Stab/LG 1 (to 01.06.44). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 01.06.44 trf to IV./LG 1 (to 14.10.44). 12.06.44 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 12./LG 1 (to 11.01.45). 11.01.45 Hptm., appt Staka 3./Erg.KG 1 (to 19.03.45). GÜTTLER, Theodor. (DOB: 01.08.15). 01.11.40 promo to Oblt./A2, 6./Flak-Rgt. 36. GUTTMANN, ? . 01.01.42 Hptm., Ia op 1 of Stab/Luftflotte 4. GUTTMANN, ? . 27.05.40 Oblt., 9./KG 3 unhurt - Do 17 Z shot down by fighters over Boulogne, crashed between St.Omer and St.Pol. GUTTMANN, Heinz. 02.45 with III./EJG 2. 03.45 with 9./JG 7. Credited with 9 victories - [ doubts about spelling of name] GUTTMANN, Karl-Heinz. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from III.(K)/LG 1 to KG 3. 27.05.40 Oblt., 9./KG 3 unhurt - Do 17 Z shot down over Boulogne, crashing between St. Omer and St.Pol. 01.12.42 promo to Maj. 22.01.44 Maj., appt Qu 1/IV. Fliegerkorps. 02.45 with III./Erg.JG 2. Credited with 9 victories. GUTTMANN, Kurt. (DOB: 30.03.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). GÜTTMANN, Leonhard. (DOB: 1916). 09.40 Oblt., Adj. III./JG 3. GUTZEIT, ? 20.09.43 Hptm., Führer Seenotflotille 8. 00.43 Hptm., Führer Seenotflottille 12 (to 19.08.44?). GUTZEIT, Gustav. 01.06.39 Oblt., in Aufkl.Gr. 23. GUTZEIT, Oskar. (DOB: 18.03.87). (W.B.K. Königsberg/Pr. I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). GUTZEN, Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). GUTZMANN, Erwin. (DOB: 11.07.20 in Mögelin/Mark Brandenburg). (R, DKG). 23.11.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 12.04.43 Uffz., awarded DKG, I./Schl.G. 1. 26.03.44 Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, II./SG 2. 10.04.45 KIA vic St. Pölten/Austria. GUTZMANN, Hans-Georg. (DOB: 13.04.16). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. 05.05.43 at FFAS (Mitte) 16, trf to Luftgaukdo. Belgien/Nordfrankreich for further assignment. GUTZMANN, Martin. (DOB: 17.10.04). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (artillerie). 01.10.32 Beobachter (observer) training at FFS Braunschweig and in Italy (to c.10.33). 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and enrolled in pilot training with D.L.H. Berlin. 01.09.34 promo to Hptm. 01.11.35 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 31.03.37). 01.03.37 Maj., appt Staka 5./KG 157 (to 30.04.39), then Staka 5./KG 27 (to 30.06.39). 26.11.39 Maj., appt Kdr. I./KG 2 (to 26.08.40). 10.05.40 Maj. and Kdr. I./KG 2, WIA - Do 17 Z by AA fire near Champagne/France hospitalized at Frankfurt. 26.08.40 Maj., Kdr. I./KG 2 POW - Do 17 Z (U5+GK) intercepted by RAF fighters during raid on Hornchurch airfield., and force-landed 3 km SW of Eastchurch. 01.11.41 promo to Obstlt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. GUTZMANN, Werner. (DOB: 23.08.17). (W.B.K. Berlin V). 08.10.43 Lt., 8./JG 27 MIA - Bf 109 G-6 combat 30 - 40 km W of Khossita. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K GUTZMER, Hans. (DOB: 03.06.17 in Bernsdorf). (R, DKG). 02.10.41 trf to 12./KG 51. 06.42 trf to 9./KG 51 and soon promo to Oblt. 12.10.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. (n.d.) in 7.(Eis)/KG 51. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. (advanced from 01.05.44). 01.03.43 Lt., awarded DKG, 9./KG 51. 23.04.43 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 (9K+CR) damged by AA but returned to Bagerovo. 06.43 appt Staka 7./KG 51. 29.02.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 3./KG 51. 01.05.44 promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.01.43). (n.d.) completed General Staff training at LKS Berlin-Gatow. 1944 Hptm., acting Kdr. III./KG 51? 12.44 Hptm. and Ia in Geschwaderstab/KG 51. Spring 1945 Maj., appt Ia of 14 Fl.-Div. †04.06.2004 in München. GUUL, Hans. 03.01.43 Lt., 8./KG 2 KIA - Do 217 E-4 (U5+MS) lost during a raid on Hull - crashed vic Harderwijk, Ijsselmeer. GWIASDA, Karl. (DOB: 09.12.12). 01.05.43 at FFS C 6, promo to Hptm.(RDA 01.12.42). GWIAZDOWSKI, Paul. 10.40 Maj.(W), trf from Stab/Flak-Abt. 323 to Lw. Kontrollkommission I. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. GWODZ, Johannes. 01.11.43 in Flakbatterie 5920 z.b.V., promo to Oblt.(RDA as 01.03.43). GYLDENFELDT, Georg von. (DOB: 01.05.97 in Putz/Kreis Berent). (DKG). 22.01.16 entered the Heer. WWI served in the artillery. 30.11.16 promo to Lt. without patent. 01.06.35 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe with the rank of Hptm and appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Abt. Lankwitz. 01.10.35 appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 7. 01.01.37 promo to Maj. 01.10.37 appt Battr.-Chef Flakstammbatterie Regensburg. 31.03.38 appt Battr.-Chef Flakstammbatterie Steyr. 10.05.38 appt Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 38. 01.06.39 promo to Obstlt. 01.04.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 22. 01.08.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 6. 16.09.41 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 104. 01.01.42 promo to Oberst. 14.04.42 or 27.04.42 awarded DKG. 16.04.42 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 122 (Eisb.). 01.11.43 appt Bevollmächtigter z.b.V. d.Lw./Gen.St.d.Lw. and concurrently Inspekteur für Sonderwaffen der Flakartillerie (V1 und V2) beim Stab des Generals der Flakwaffe (to 08.05.45). 01.01.45 promo to Gen.Maj.(Flak). 08.05.45 became POW. 1947 released from Allied custody. †23.05.77 in Münster/Westfalen. GYLLENSVÄRD, Karl-Axel. 01.01.44 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Führer Ln.Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o)24/III Juterbog-Damm. GYMICH, Dr. Robert. 27.06.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 33 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (8H+FL) force-landed in area of Polotsk - Pskov. GYMNICH, Alfried. (W.B.K. Ausland in Berlin). 01.10.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). GYNTTERT, ? . 01.07.44 Lt. with site Leopard operated by III./Ln.-Rgt. 3. GYNZ–REKOWSKI, Karl von. (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 20.08.42 Hptm.(z.V.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Jüterbog-Damm to Lw.Kdo. Don. 01.11.42 promo to Maj.(z.V./Fl.). 30.06.43 Maj. (z.V.), trf from Luftgaukdo. XXV to Koflug 1/IV. GYÖRFFI, ? . 16.02.44 Hptm. (and Führer?) with Flieger-Geräteausgabe- und Sammelstelle 6/XVII. GYÖRY, Augustin (August). (DOB: 21.07.19 in Klein-Warasdorf/Austria). (R, DKG). 1941 with 4. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. 23.11.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 22.01.43 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 WIA vic New Demetrius. - no details. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 19.05.43 Oblt., awarded DKG, 4. (F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. 26.03.44 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122. 04/05.10.44 Oblt., in 5./NJG 3. 30.12.44 Oblt., appt Staka 4./NJG 3 (to 01.01.45). 01.01.45 Oblt., 4./NJG 3 KIA - Ju 88 G-6 failed to return from operations over southern Belgium and is said to have gone down near Twisteden/Niederrhein). Credited with 380 missions. HAACK, Albrecht. 24.05.43 Hptm. d.R.z.V. with Abwehrstelle beim Kdo.d.Marinestation der Ostsee (Kiel), trf to Luftgaustab Finnland. HAACK, Bruno. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. d.R. (Flak). 02.03.45 Hptm.d.R., appt provisional Kdr. FlakErs.Abt. 61. HAACK, Erich. (DOB: 16.08.03). (W.B.K. Stralsund). 02.02.43 Hptm.(Kr.O./Ln.), trf from Stab Nafü/4. Jagddivision to Ln.-Kp. beim Seenotdienstführer 1. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAACK, Fritz. (DOB: 08.01.20). 01.11.43 in le.Flak-Abt. 719, promo to Oblt.(RDA as 01.03.43). HAACK, Günter. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. HAACK, Hans. 01.07.38 Hptm., appt Staka Stabsst./KG 157 (to 30.04.39), then Staka Stabsst./KG 27 (to 24.10.39). HAACK, Henry. (DOB: 04.11.93). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HAACK, Josef. (DOB: 21.02.90). (W.B.K. Moers). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HAACK, Kurt. (DOB: 01.02.01). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. HAACK, Max. (DOB: 07.07.13). 01.45 Flieger-Hauptingenieur in Stab/6. Fallschirmjäger-Div. HAACK, Oskar. (DOB: 26.02.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAACK, Udo-Ernst. (DOB: 19.08.07). 01.04.27 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 01.08.36 promo to Hptm. 01.09.36 received the Lw. Beobachter (observer) license. 01.09.39 Hptm., Staka 2. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41. 01.11.39 Hptm., trf from LKS Fürstenfeldbruck to Aufkl.Gr. 41. 10.05.40 Hptm., Staka 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41 (to no later than 08.40?). 01.04.41 promo to Maj. 06.06.41 appt Kdr. Erg.Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.H. (to 11.01.42). 27.04.42 appt Kdr. Erg.Nahaufkl.Gr. (to 17.06.42). 18.02.43 Maj., trf from Führerreserve Ob.d.L. to Luftflotte 2. 24.06.43 Maj. in Stab/II. Fliegerkorps, trf to Fliegerbildschule (to 24.08.43). 24.08.43 trf to Stab/4. Fliegerdivision. 01.08.44 in Stab/4. Fliegerdivision, promo to Obstlt. HAACK, Dr.(med.) Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Passau). 01.10.42 promo to Stabsarzt. HAACKE, Claus. (DOB: 31.05.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1, Blindflugschule 7. 07/08.04.44 Lt., 9./KG 55 MIA - lost to unknown cause in Kiev area? 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAAF, Eduard. 09.10.40 Oblt. in 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123. HAAF(HAAS?), Eduard. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 02.06.43 Hptm. with 10. Fliegerdivision, trf to Ausb.Btl. (OA) Oschatz. 13.06.44 Hptm. in le.Flak-Abt. 955 (ETr.). HAAG, ? . 04.04.43 Lt. (Kr.O.), I./NAG 102 attended an Offz.-Lehrgang (to 13.05.43). HAAG, Georg. 14.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), appt provisional Kdr. le.Res.Flak-Abt. 846. 10.12.42 named from provisional to permanent Kdr. le.Res.Flak-Abt. 846 (to 15.02.43). 01.02.43 promo to Obstlt. (Flak). 15.02.43 trf to Flaketat z.b.V./Luftgaukdo. Holland. 20.09.43 in Stab/Flak-Brig. 19, trf to Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Mannheim. HAAG, Günter. (DOB: 11.10.21). (W.B.K. Trier I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAAG, Herbert. 01.06.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 12.(RV. Betriebs-Zug) /Ln.Richtverbindungs-Betriebs-Abt. 11. HAAG, Hermann. (DOB: 01.09.97). (W.B.K. Tübingen). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HAAG, Johannes. 12.08.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 208/XI Antwerpen-Deurne (to 10.43?). HAAG, Karl. (DOB: 27.04.11 in Stuttgart). (n.d.) was an SA Sturmführer as well as a Kreisamtsleiter in the NSDAP and an SA Sturmführer. 01.10.43 promo to Wachtmeister. 1944 appt Zugführer in 2./Flakscheinw.-Abt. 309. 01.10.44 promo to Lt. 1945 appt Asst.Adj and NSFO of Stab/Flakscheinw.-Rgt. 8. HAAG, Kurt. (DOB: 02.12.18). (W.B.K. Pforzheim). 01.04.41 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. HAAG, Kurt. (DOB: 19.04.18). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 03.07.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4U+HL) crashed into a hillside vic Trevilly Farm, Sennen/Cornwall. Interred at Cannock Chase. HAAG, Rolf. (DOB: 01.07.24). 1945 Lt., I./JG 27. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAAGA, Erwin. (DOB: 08.02.14). (W.B.K. Stuttgart II). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Fl.). HAAGE, Alois. 08.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Luftgaukdo. VIII to Luftgaukdo. Rostow. HAAGE, Bernhard. (DOB: 29.11.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A2. 08.11.44 Lt. (Flak) KIA - in Italy. Buried at Costermano. HAAGE, Erich. (DOB: 20.05.24). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. HAAGE, Hermann. (DOB: 18.10.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. HAAGE, Michael. (DOB: 04.05.13 in München). 02.44 at ZG 101 then trf to 2./ZG 26 and 3./ZG 26. 15.06.44 trf to 3./JG 6. 22.11.44 appt Stafü 1./JG 6. 31.12.44 severely WIA and did not fly again. 1945 Oblt. and Staka 1./JG 6. †21.07.86. HAAGEN, Rudolf. c.03.38 Maj., appt Kdr. Erprobungsstelle Rechlin (to 09.39). 01.41 Obstlt., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Rechlin (to c. 01.11.42). 01.11.42 promo to Oberst. 04.44 Oberst, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 105/XI Hardisleben (to 08.05.45). HAAK, Gerhard. (DOB: 31.12.05). 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur with Kdr. d.Kraftfahrgruppe 2/VII. 01.04.45 assigned to Komm.Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Italien, promo to Oberstabsingenieur. HAAK, Hans. 15.02.45 Oblt., appt Staka 10./NJG 1 (to 27.02.45). HAAK, Dr. (med.) Werner. (DOB: 27.11.11). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 01.11.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. 01.04.45 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HAAKE, Fritz. (DOB: 12.07.16). 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAAKE, Karl. (DOB: 03.03.02). (W.B.K. Grimma). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). HAAK, Dr.(med.) Werner. (DOB: 27.11.11). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 01.09.43 promo to Oberarzt (d.R/San.). HAAKE, Wilhelm. 01.08.44 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Zugführer in 1.(Fernspr.u.Fernschr.Betriebs-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 218. HAAKE, Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Eisleben). 01.12.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAAKER, Curt. (DOB: 30.07.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAAKER, Heinz. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HAAKERT, ? . 05.41 Lt., Chef 3. Kp./Fsch.-Pi.-Btl. 7 MIA. HAAKH, Friedrich. 28/29.10.41 Lt., 7./KG 30 POW - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+MR) shot down by Beaufighter of 604 Sqdn.while attempting to lay mines in the Severn Estuary - crashed at Clayhill Farm, vic Bridgewater/Somerset. HAAKH, Helmuth. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 28/29.10.41 Lt., 7./KG 30 POW - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+MR) shot down during a mining sortie by Beaufighter of 604 Sqdn., crashed vic Clayhill Farm, Wembdon, Somerset. HAAKSHORST, Dr.(med.) Karl-Wilhelm. (DOB: 21.11.15). (W.B.K. Essen I). 01.09.43 promo to Ass.Arzt/San. (Kr.O.). HAALA, Sigurd. (DOB: 28.10.19 in Austria). (DKG). 28.06.41 Lt., 4./JG 54. 01.03.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 21.06.43 Oblt., in 1./JG 54. (n.d.) Oblt. in JG 54. (n.d.) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 03.09.43 Oblt., 4.(Jabo)/JG 54 appt acting Kdr. IV./JG 54 (to 14.09.43). 17.10.43 Oblt., 10./JG 54. 12.01.44 Oblt., with 10./JG 54. 18.03.44 Oblt., 10./JG 54. 01.04.44 Oblt., 10./JG 54. 27.07.44 Oblt., 11./JG 54. 05.08.44 Oblt., 11./JG 54. 08.44 Staka 12./JG 54. 21.08.44 WIA - Fw 190 A-8 shot down in Pl.Qu. 25299 and became POW. 01.01.45 Oblt., awarded the DKG. Credited with 42 victories. †16.06.97. HAAN, Willi. 02.04.41 Lt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 806 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (M7+DL) lost during mission over the Channel. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAAQ, Kurt. (DOB: 19.04.18). 03.07.41 Lt., 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (4U+HL) lost in combat, crashed on a hillside vic Trelley Farm at Sennen/Cornwall. HAAR, Friedrich. 16.05.44 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. 2./NSGr. 7 (to 31.12.44). 01.01.45 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. 1./NSGr. 7. HAARDT, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 21.11.20). 01.10.42 promo to Oblt. (Ing.). HAARDT, Karl. 01.04.41 promo to Oberst (Flak). 28.01.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Holland, trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. I. HAARER, Richard. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). HAARFELD, Wilhelm. 01.01.42 Oblt., Stabia of Stab/Luftflotte 4. 19.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Luftflotte 4 to Grosse KFS 4. HAARHOFF, Hans. 01.04.37 RDA as Lt. 01.12.39 promo to Oblt., Res.Flak-Abt. 644 (RDA 01.10.39). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 01.05.44 appt provisional Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 48. 17.01.45 appt permanent Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 48. HAARLAENDER, Richard. (DOB: 25.08.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). 22.02.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) in Stab/NJG 2, appt Nafü in Stab/NJG 5. HAARMANN, Erich. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). HAARMANN, Heinrich. (DOB: 06.11.04). (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAARMANN, Karl. (DOB: 12.05.97). 01.45 Oberstingenieur and Abt.-Chef in TLR/Fl-Rüst/TT in RLM. HAARS, Gerhard. (DOB: 05.02.12). (W.B.K. Hannover II). 01.06.36 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAARSTICK, Kurt. (DOB: 30.08.18). (W.B.K. Hildesheim). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt.(Flak). HAARSTRICK, Dr. (med.) Rudolf. (DOB: 08.09.19). 01.07.43 promo to Oberarzt. 11.02.45 Stabsarzt, trf to Lw.-San.Gr. in III./SG 10 as a Truppenarzt. HAAS, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Chef 1.Kp/Fla-MG-Btl. 609 (mot). HAAS, ? . 17.05.43 Oblt., appt Staka 1./Erg.Gr./St.G. 3 (to 27.09.43). HAAS, ? . 11.04.41 Oblt., 2./KG 4 KIA - on take-off from Rhodes. HAAS, Bruno. (DOB: 06.08.93). 01.01.23 promo to Oblt.d.R. 25.07.40 employed as a librarian, recalled to service. 1940 appt Verb.Offz. Flakuntergruppe Münster. 1941 trf to Koflug MünsterHandorf. 1941 appt Zugführer Ldssch.Abt. 358/VI. 1942 appt Nafü Stab/Lg.Kdo. Belgien/Nordfrankreich. 1942 appt Verb.Offz. with Ia/Luftgaustab Holland. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). HAAS, Emil. (DOB: 01.08.98). 1914-17 trained at Infantry Cadet School Prag. 1917-18 served in the Austro-Hungarian Army. 1918 Served in the Czech Army (to 1927). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm. 21.04.40 trf to the Luftwaffe. 1940 appt Zugführer in 14./Ln.-Flugmelde-Rgt. 17. 1943 appt Kp.Chef Ln.-Flugmelde-Kp.8/17. 01.12.43 promo to Maj.(d.R.z.V.). 1944 appt Abt.Kdr. in Ln.Flugmelde-Rgt. 228. 01.45 Maj., Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 228. HAAS, Dr. (med.) Ernst. (W.B.K. Köln I). 01.04.43 RDA as Ob.Arzt. HAAS, Eugen. 16.04.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 92 to 13. Flakdiv. HAAS, Felix. 07.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Fl.Ers.Btl. XVII to Lg.Kdo. Norwegen. HAAS, Franz. 07.03.42 Hptm., Kü.Fl.Gr.106 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 mid-air collision vic Foggia. HAAS, Friedrich. (DOB: 20.01.24 in Dillenburg/Hessen). (R, DKG). c.12.43 Uffz., assigned to II./JG 52 on completion of training. 06.12.43 Uffz., 5./JG 52. 01.02.44 Uffz., 5./JG 52. 27.04.44 Uffz., 5./JG 52. 01.06.44 Uffz., 5./JG 52. 10.07.44 Lt., with 5./JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 8 + -) Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K damaged during a transfer flight, forced landing, cause unknown, W of Stryi. 26.07.44 Uffz., awarded DKG, 5./JG 52. 16.10.44 Lt., 5./JG 52. 01.11.44 Lt., 5./JG 52. 21.12.44 Lt., 5./JG 52. 01.02.45 Lt., appt Staka 4./JG 52. 09.04.45 Lt., Staka 5./JG 52, KIA – Bf 109 G (2+) shot down by Russian fighters over Vienna - bailed out but struck tail vic Etsdorf. 26.04.45 Lt., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, Staffelführer 5./JG 52. Buried in Oberwölbling. Credited with 385 combat missions and 74 air victories. HAAS, Fritz. (DOB: 10.01.21 in Offenbach/Main). 10.44 Lt., I./JG 52. 1945 with 8. and 6./JG 52. HAAS, Georg. (DOB: 22.06.19). 01.11.43 in Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L., promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). (RDA as 01.03.43). HAAS, Günter. (DOB: 13.05.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. HAAS, Hans. (DOB: 13.10.97). (W.B.K. Göppingen). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Flak). HAAS, Hans. (DOB:18.01.02). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. HAAS, Heinrich. (DOB: 17.12.17). (W.B.K./ Koblenz). 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (RDA 01.11.41). HAAS, Heinrich. (DOB: 26.01.05). (W.B.K. Esssen I). 01.11.42 Fw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAAS, Herbert. (DOB: 24.03.22). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. 12.12.41 Lt., 1./NJG 2. 19.01.42 Lt., I./NJG 2 MIA - Ju 88 C-4 (R4+AH) apparently shot down by Malta AA. Credited with at least one victory. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAAS, Hermann-Josef. (DOB: 10.01.14 in Stralsund). 1937 in 11./(St)/LG. 01.38 Lt., in Spain with the Ju 87 Kette of K/88 of the Condor Legion. (n.d.) Oblt., with 5. J/88 in Spain. 10.04.40 Hptm., appt Ic/V. Fliegerkorps. 1940 in IV./LG 1. 01.04.44 promo to Maj. HAAS, Josef-Andreas. (DOB: 03.09.1916 in Gernshaim). 10.02.45 Oblt. in 8./SG 4, KIA in area of Zgorzelec (Görlitz?) during transfer flight from Rosenborn to Dresden-Klotzsche - Fw 190 F-8 (Black 2). HAAS, Karl. (DOB: 23.07.13). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 13.05.43 in Stab/5. Flak-Div., trf to FlakErs.Abt. 2. HAAS, Kurt. (DOB: 28.12.18). 01.08.42 promo to Lt./A2. HAAS, Otto. 29.07.43 Oblt., 7./KG 4 WIA. HAAS, Otto Gustav. (DOB: 01.01.01 in Erfurt). 03.05.19 volunteered for service with the Freikorps Künzel. 18.10.20 trf to the Reichswehr, assigned to 3.(Preuss.) Inf.Rgt. 01.07.33 as Beamtenanwärter assigned to the army administration. (n.d.) received training at the Heereszahlmeisterschule. 10.08.34 as Zahlmeister, appt 2. Beamter Zahlmeisterverwaltung of Fahrabteilung 5 Ludwigsburg. 28.09.34 appt Leiter Gr. Verwaltung I./Flak-Rgt. 3. 1937 promo to Oblt.d.Res. (Flak). 07.03.38 appt Sachbearbeiter für Bekleidungsangelenheiten/RLM (to 12.03.43). 1943 assigned to Chef-intendanten Ob.Süd. 01.10.43 assigned for duty with Chef-intendant d.Lw. beim OKL. 01.05.44 trf to Truppensonderdienst as an Oberstabsintendant. 01.04.45 promo to Oberfeldintendanten. HAAS, Otto. (DOB: 08.12.13). (Wehrbezirkskdo. Magdeburg). 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAAS, Otto. (DOB: 27.02.09). 01.11.42 promo to Maj. 14.07.43 Maj. at Fliegerbildschule, trf to Luftflotte 1 for further assignment. 07.09.43 trf to Luftflotte 4 for further assignment. 15.10.43 appt Kdr. I./Ausb.-u.Sammel-Rgt. d. Luftflotte 4. HAAS, Philipp. 27.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Flak), trf from Res.Flak-Abt. 364 to Flak-Ers.Abt. 36. HAAS, Robert. (DOB: 24.06.20). 01.02.43 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). HAAS, Rochus. 18.02.43 Oblt.(d.R.), trf from Gen.d.Dt.Lw. beim Italuft to Luftgaukdo. Norwegen.

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Section G - K HAAS, Viktor. 01.10.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Wehrmeldeamt Wien 4. 01.08.42 with Wehrmeldeamt Wien 4 (to 30.04.43), promo to Obstlt. 01.05.43 trf to Wehrmeldeamt Wien 9 (to 09.43). 01.10.43 trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII. HAAS, Walther. (DOB: 21.11.86). 1941-44 Obstlt.d.R. (Ln.), released from active service. HAAS, Werner. (DOB: 14.11.12 in München) (W.B.K. München I). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.03.43). 02.44 Hptm., appt Hptm beim Stab III./JG 53. HAAS, Werner. (DOB: 24.08.10) (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). HAAS, Willy. (DOB: 24.06.18). 01.09.39 promo to Lt./A1. 02.04.41 Lt., 3./KGr. 806 MIA - lost to unknown cause over the Channel. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAAS-WITTMÜSS, Hans. (DOB: 03.11.12). (W.B.K. Mannheim I). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Flak).. HAASE, ? . 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Mustang"/ 8. Jagddivision. HAASE, ? . 08.05.45 Maj., Kdr. Lw.-Baubataillon 132/XVII (Kriegsgefangenen). HAASE, ? . 15.11.43 Oblt., Chef 1. Kp./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2 WIA. HAASE, ? . 20.01.42 Hptm. in III./KG 30. HAASE, ? . 11.04.41 Oblt., I./KG 4 KIA. HAASE, ? . (n.d.) with I./Pz.Rgt. 10. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. [possibly this is HAASE, Heinrich. (DOB: 28.09.10 in Baden).] HAASE, Alfred. (DOB: 11.01.21). 11.09.44 Lt., 11./JG 4 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 lost vic Stürzenach near Ilmenau - no details. HAASE, Alfred. (DOB: 04.07.06). (W.B.K. Gotha). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Flak). HAASE, Berthold. (DOB: 08.09.05). (W.B.K. Mainz).

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HAASE, Edgar. (DOB: 18.06.04). (W.B.K. Berlin II). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAASE, Egon. (DOB: 23.09.19). (W.B.K. Chemnitz II). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. HAASE, Erich. (DOB: 03.08.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAASE, Friedrich. (DOB: 09.05.95). (W.B.K. Frankfurt/M. I). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HAASE, Friedrich. 24.06.42 Hptm.(d.L./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII to Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV. HAASE, Fritz. (DOB: 23.08.06). 28.08.44 Oblt., appt Adjutant II./LG 1 (to 04.45 MIA vic Liebenwalde). HAASE, Georg. 02.08.43 Hptm. in III./TG 2, badly WIA, possibly on the ground. 29.09.43 Oblt., III./TG 2 KIA - Ju 52 shot down by fighters between Lucca and Borgo. HAASE, Günther. (DOB: 21.10.21). 1943 with JFS 3. 05.09.43 Lt., 3./JG 54. 11.11.43 Lt., 3./JG 54. 18.12.43 Lt., appt acting Staka 3./JG 54. 01.01.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. 29.01.44 Lt., KIA - Fw 190 A shot down vic Ulla/Russia. Credited with 7 victories. HAASE, Günther. (DOB: 18.11.20). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HAASE, Hans-Joachim. 01.11.43 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HAASE, Heinrich. (DOB: 28.09.10 in Baden). 16.05.40 Oblt., 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12 WIA - Hs 126 (H1+GL) shot down by MS 406s of GC III/2 and crashed between Lappion and Dizy-le-Gros transported to a field hospital but died the next day. 1941 Bildoffz. in 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 23. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAASE, Heinrich. 03.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.) in Stab/Luftgaukdo. III, trf to Luftgaukdo. XII for further assignment. HAASE, Heinrich. (DOB: 05.10.94 in Kleinenglies). WWI served in the Fliegertruppe as a Uffz. (possibly served in the WWII Luftwaffe). Credited with 6 victories. †1972? [Same fellow as the above HAASE, Heinrich.] HAASE, Hermann. 12.04.41 Oblt., 6./KG 26 KIA - He 111 H-5 crashed after take-off 15 km SW of Vittoria. HAASE, Dr.(med.) Hermann. (W.B.K. München II). 01.10.41 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HAASE, Horst. (DOB: 22.05.21 in Danzig). (R, DKG). 06.41 Lt., assigned to 10./JG 51 on completion of training. 29.06.41 Lt., 10./JG 51. 03.07.41 Lt., 10./JG 51. 10.10.41 Lt., 10./JG 51. 04.12.41 Lt., 10./JG 51. 10.04.42 Lt., appt Staka 10./JG 51 (to 10.42). 10.07.42 Lt., 10./JG 51. 02.08.42 lost Bf 109 F-2 in combat vic Rschew. 13.09.42 Lt., 10./JG 51. 10.42 trf to Geschwaderstab/JG 51. 06.02.43 Lt., in 1./JG 51. 21.04.43 Lt., appt acting Staka 1./JG 51 (to 25.05.43). 01.06.43 Lt., in 2./JG 51, promo to Oblt. 02.06.43 Lt., 2./JG 51. 07.43 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 51 (to 10.08.43 (at least 31.12.43?)). 10.08.43 appt Staka 16./JG 3 (to 03.10.44) due to unit renaming. 09.08.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 05.10.43 Oblt., 2./JG 51. 30.11.43 Oblt., 2./JG 51. 22.02.44 Oblt., 2./JG 51. 20.03.44 Oblt., awarded DKG, 2./JG 51. 05.44 appt Staka in IV./JG 3. 10.08.44 Oblt., appt Staka 16./JG 3 (to 03.10.44). 15.08.44 Oblt., 16./JG 3. 08.44 appt Kdr. IV./JG 3. 01.09.44 promo to Hptm. 28.09.44 Oblt., 16./JG 3. 24.10.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. IV./JG 3. 30.10.44 appt Kdr. I./JG 3 (to 26.11.44). 26.11.44 Hptm., Kdr. I./JG 3 KIA – Bf 109 G-14/AS mid-air collision with his wingman near Erkelenz shortly after take-off. Posthumously promo to Maj. Credited with over 500 combat missions and 62 air victories. HAASE, Julius. (DOB: 13.09.15). 04.40 with 3./JG 53. 14.05.40 Lt., 3./JG 53. 04.09.40 Oblt., appt Staka 3./JG 53 (to 15.09.40). 15.09.40 Oblt., Staka 3./JG 53 KIA – Bf 109 E-4 shot down and crashed at Mullard Wood, Norheads Farm near Biggin Hill). Credited with 5 victories. Buried at Cannock Chase. HAASE, Karl. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). HAASE, Karl-Heinz. (DKG). (n.d.) Lt., Adj. I./Flak-Rgt. 43. 27.11.42 Lt., I./Flak-Rgt. 43 awarded the DKG. HAASE, Max. 29.01.44 Oblt., appt (acting?) Ib of Flgh.Bereich 5/IV (Athen) (to no later than 10.02.44). HAASE, Otto. (DOB: 08.10.93 in Hannover). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 11.41 in JG 54. 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 12.43 Maj., appt Kdr. of an Erg.JG. 10.44 Maj. and (appt?) director of the Jagfliegerheim Bad Wiessee. HAASE, Otto Gustav. (DOB: 01.01.01 in Erfurt). 03.05.19 volunteered for the Freikorps Künzel. 18.10.20 trf to the Preussen Inf. Rgt. 3. 02.05.31 left the Reichsheer. 01.07.33 trf to Heeresverwaltung as a Beamtenanwärter with training in various tasks. 10.08.34 certified as a Zahlmeister. 28.09.34 trf to I./Flak-Rgt. 3. 1937 promo to Oblt.d.R. (Flak). 07.03.38 trf to RLM as Sachbearbeiter für Bekleidungsangelenheiten. (to 12.03.43). 03.43 trf to Chef Intendanten/ Ob.Süd. 01.10.43 trf to the Denststelle Oberintendant d.Lw. beim OKL. 01.05.44 trf as Oberstabsintendant to the Truppensonderdienst. 01.04.45 promo to Oberfeldintendanten. HAASE, Paul. (DOB: 10.07.89). (W.B.K. Calw). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). HAASE, Richard. (DOB: 01.08.92). (W.B.K. Cottbus). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). HAASE, Walter. (DOB: 29.09.17). (W.B.K. Köln I). 01.10.42 Fw.(d.R.), promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAASE, Werner. (DOB: 24.12.11). (W.B.K. Stade). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.03.41 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 12.(mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 238. HAASE, Werner. (DOB: 07.12.02). (n.d.) Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. HAASE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 27.11.03). (W.B.K. Greifswald). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAASE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 07.07.15). (W.B.K. Osnabrück). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HAASE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 28.03.99 in Berlin-Steglitz). 1940 Hptm. in Stab I./JG 20, then trf to III./JG 51 and eventually Stab/JG 54. HAASE, Wolfgang. 12.03.44 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 lost to fighters over the Tyrrhenian Sea. HAASE-BERTON, Gerhard. (DOB: 18.08.93). 15.01.43 Oberstingenieur, Chef d. Abt. WWi 2 and WWi 3 in Amtsgruppe Wehrwirtschaft/Generalluftzeugmeister. 01.45 Oberstingenieur on temporary duty with Executiv-Ausschuss des Reichsminister Goebbels. HAASEMANN, Walter. (DOB: 28.04.22). (DKG). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 10.12.43 Lt., 3./KG 3 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (5K+CL) lost - no details. 20.03.44 Lt., (pilot) 3./KG 3 awarded the DKG. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAASLER, Anton. (DOB: 15.07.14). (W.B.K. Mies). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. HAASLER, Gerd. (DKG). 14.02.42 Oblt. in 4./Res.Flak-Abt. 342, awarded the DKG. 08.42 Oblt., Batteriechef in an (unspecified) Flak-Rgt. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. 05.10.42 Hptm.(Tr.O.), trf from Flak-Abt. 342 to Ia op 2/Lg.Kdo. Westfrankreich. 21.10.44 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. schw.FlakAbt. 540 (still 04.45). Postwar, lived in Peine, employed as a store clerk of an industrial firm. HAASS, Ernst. (DOB: 15.11.96 in Treysa). 21.10.42 appt Büro-Offizier in Gen.Qu.(4.Abt.)/Ob.d.L. (still 1945). 01.01.43 promo to Maj.d.R. HAASS, Erwin. 01.12.41 promo to Oberst. 12.05.45 selected for promo to Gen.Maj. with effect from 01.07.45. HAASTERS, Dr. (med.) Karl. (W.B.K. Voldernburg(?)/Neum.). 01.04.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HABBEN, Bodo. 09.04.40 Lt., 3./ZG 76 MIA - Bf 110 C lost in collision over the North Sea off Norwegian coast. Buried in Flensburg Friedenhügel. HABECK, Kurt. (DOB: 11.08.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HABEDANK, Karl. 01.11.43 at FAS I, promo to Hptm. HABEL, Dr. (med.) Fridolin. 01.07.43 in San.Ers.Abt. d.Lw., promo to Oberstabsarzt. HABEL, Robert. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). HABEL, Max. (DOB: 06.11.23). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. HABENMEYER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 23.12.11). (W.B.K. Klagenfurt). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HABER, Dr. Heinz. (DOB: 15.05.13 in Mannheim). 1939-40 Beobachter in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41. 18.06.40 WIA? 06.41 now in 5.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). HABER, Helmut. (DOB: 04.07.15). (i.G.). 01.04.35 entered the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) with the Condor Legion. 01.11.41 promo to Hptm. 12.41 trf to Stab/1. Flak-Div. 01.09.44 became a member of the Genstab d.Lw. 26.09.44 appt Führer (later Kdr.) II./Flak-Rgt. 4 (still 04.45). 01.10.44 promo to Maj. 01.45 trf to II./Flak-Rgt. 4. 02.45 Maj. and Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 4. 04.45 trf to 12. Flak-Div. HABER, Paul. 01.11.41 promo to Oblt./A2. HABERDA, Helmut. (DOB: 03.02.22). (DKG). 09.05.42 Lt., 5./JG 52. 15.05.42 Lt., 5./JG 52 WIA Bf 109 F-4/R1 crashed 8 km S of Murefa, vic Kharkov due to engine failure. 23.08.42 in Lt., 5./JG 52. 25.08.42 Lt., with 5./JG 52. (n.d.) with Stab II./JG 52. 05.11.42 Lt., appt Staka 5./JG 52 (to 08.05.43). 11.12.42 Lt., 5./JG 52. 13.02.43 Lt., Stab II./JG 52. 05.03.43 Lt., Staka 5./JG 52. 20.04.43 Lt., 5./JG 52. 08.05.43 Lt., 5./JG 52 KIA in air combat (other sources say by AA fire over Kuban, 5 km W of Krimskaya Pl.Qu. 34 Ost/ 75233) - Bf 109 G-4 (Black 7 + -) W of Krymsk. 08.05.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 02.08.43 Lt. in 5./JG 52, posthumously awarded the DKG. Posthumous promo to Oblt. with effect from 01.05.43. Credited with 58 victories. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HÄBERE, Johannes-Peter. (DOB: 31.05.24). 15.02.45 Lt., 2./KG(J) 54. HABERER, ? . (n.d.) Lt., with Wekusta 26. HABERFELLNER, August. 01.08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Luftpark Diepholz. 01.07.42 Hptm., trf from Lufttanklager 1/VI to Feldlufttanklager 3/VII. 18.12.42 Hptm., trf from Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. beim OKdo. d. Königlich Ital. Lw. to Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII. HABERFELLNER, Franz. 01.07.39 Hptm., trf from RLM pool to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 24. 01.03.40 promo to Maj. HABERFELNER,Werner. (DOB: 29.05.03). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. HABERKORN, Hans. (DOB: 26.12.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.10.44 Hptm., appt Leiter Segelflugschulen d.Lw. (to 00.45). HABERKORN, Karl. 01.06.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 01.02.45 Maj. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab II./Ln.-Rgt. 231. HABERLAND, Dr.(Z) Werner. (W.B.K. Oels). 01.04.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt. HABERL, Georg. 22.03.40 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Rgt. 4/VII (to 07.40). HABERL, Max. (DOB: 25.09.21). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Fl.), Blindflugschule 6. 05.03.45 Lt., 3./NAGr. 1 MIA - Bf 109 G-6 no details. HABERL, Max. 11.08.43 Lt., 12./LG 1 injured - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+QW) due to ground contact vic WienerNeustadt. HABERL, Wilhelm. 09.10.40 Lt., I./KG 51 WIA - Ju 88 A-1 damaged in crash-landing at Villaroche. HABERLAH, Karl. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 15.07.41 Lt., 4./SKG 210 MIA - Bf 110 D-3 (S9+FM) vic Schatanowska Russio, cause unknown. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HABERLAND, ? . 06.41 Hptm. in I./Flak-Rgt. 33. HABERLAND, ? . 09.06.42 Hptm., Beobachter (observer) in 4.(H)/Aufkl.St. 31. HABERLAND, Karl. (DOB: 14.01.14). 15.05.40 Lt., 1./JG 3. 17.05.40 Lt. in 3./JG 3 MIA/WIA - Bf 109 E shot down by GC I/1 in the area of Valenciennes but soon returned. (n.d.) spent some time as a test pilot. 11.09.42 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 2 (to 27.01.44). 10.07.43 Oblt., 2./JG 2. 15.09.43 Oblt., 2./JG 2 WIA - Fw 190 A-6 by bomb blast during a raid on Chartres a/f while he was landing. 09.43 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 2 (to at least 31.12.43). 05.12.43 Oblt., 2./JG 2. 05.01.44 Oblt., 2./JG 2. 27.01.44 KIA - shot down by P-47s vic Aix, and parachute failed. Credited with 12 victories. HABERLAND, Karl-Reinhard. (DOB: 29.07.04). 01.45 Flieger-Stabsnautiker. HABERLAND, Kurt. 01.03.42 promo to Maj. HABERLAND, Richard. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). HABERLAND, Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.09.15). (DKG). 1939-40 Beobachter in 9./LG 2. 14.11.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41. HABERLANDT, Ernst. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 10.08.42 Oblt., Erprobungsstaffel 210 MIA - Me 210 A-1 (GF+CB) crashed in the sea off the E coast of the UK apparently due to AA. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HABERLANDT, Rudolf. (DOB: 30.12.17). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 27.05.41 Lt., 9./KG 2 MIA - Do 17 Z (U5+ET) lost vic Chania. HABERLAU, Georg. (DOB: 25.05.17). (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister (d.R.), promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HÄBERLE, Hans. (DOB: 03.11.22). 01.04.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1.

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Section G - K HÄBERLE, Hans-Peter. 01.03.45 Lt., 2./KG(J) 54 KIA - Me 262 A-1 (KI +IV) shot down by fighters S of Giebelstadt. HÄBERLE, Johannes. (DOB: 28.07.25). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. HÄBERLEIN, Gottfried. (DOB: 15.11.20). (W.B.K. Dresden III). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HÄBERLEN, Klaus. (DOB: 14.04.16 in Geislingen). (R, DKG). 01.04.35 began his military career as a Fahnenjunker and served with 3. Preussischen Kraftfahrabteilung in Döberitz-Elsgrund (to 31.12.35), then promo to Fahnenjunkerunteroffizier. 01.10.36 attended Kriegsschule Hannover, promo to Oberfähnrich. 01.11.36 attended Grosse KFS Lechfeld. 01.04.37 trf to 8./KG 255 (to 12.38). 20.04.37 promo to Lt. 01.01.39 to LKS 3 Werder. 31.08.40 promo to Oblt. 1940 briefly with KGr.z.b.V. 102. 08.40 Staka 2./KG 51. 03.10.40 appt Adj. of III./KG 51. 31.10.40 Oblt., Adj. III./KG 51. 14.12.40 Oblt., Adj. III./KG 51. 1941 appt Maj.beim Stabe then Adj. III./KG 51. 26.11.41 Oblt., Adj. III./KG 51 WIA by AA fire NE of Agrafenovka and hospitalized in Nikolayev. 05.01.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 03.42 rejoined unit. 19.06.42 Hptm., Adj. III./KG 51. 27.06.42 Hptm., appt Staka 10./KG 51 (to 25.12.42). 13.09.42 Hptm., Staka 1./IV./KG 51. 25.12.42 appt Staka 2.(or 3.?)/KG 51. 05.02.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./KG 51 (to 11.10.43). 02.03.43 in IV./KG 51, appt provisional Kdr. I./KG 51. 18.03.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, 2./KG 51. 20.06.43 Hptm. and Kdr. I./KG 51, awarded the Ritterkreuz after 297 combat missions and the destruction of 30 enemy planes, 150 vehicles and 5 artillery positions. 01.10.43 promo to Maj. 11.10.43 Kdr. I./KG 51, got into an argument with Göring and was relieved of command. c.02.44 appt /Ia of Feldluftgaukommando XXVII (XXVIII München?). 10.44 appt Adj. in Stab des Generals der Kampfflieger and for instruction as Personnaloffz. 08.01.45 attended NS-Führungslehrgang fur Verbandsführer at NS-Führungsschule III (to 31.01.45). 08.03.45 appt NSFührungsoffizier/Luftgaukdo. VII, München. 05.45 captured by the Americans and held for 47 days at Bad Aibling. †07.04.2002 in Konstanz. Credited with 297 combat missions. Author of A Luftwaffe Bomber Pilot Remembers. HABERMANN, Edgar. (DOB: 20.11.21). 15.11.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 08.40 trf to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 41 for flight training. 20.08.40 with JFS 1. 04.01.41 trf to Erg.St./JG 51. 08.03.41 trf to III./JG 51. 29.05.41 promo to Lt. 19.06.41 trf to I./JG 77. 27.12.41 Lt. with I./JG 77. 01.05.43 Lt., I./JG 5. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. 19.07.43 Oblt., in I./JG 5, injured - Ar 96 B-1 (HB+DB) in belly-landing at Sola due to a technical fault. (n.d.) Lt., appt Techn.Offz. I./JG 5 (to 08.10.43). 09.10.43 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 5 (to 12.04.44). 10.04.44 Oblt. 2./JG 5 WIA - shot down in a Fw 58 C-2 on approach to Gaël airfield (40 km W of Rennes); he died the next day. Buried at Mont-de-Huisnes. Credited with 5 victories. HABERMANN, Gustav. (DOB: 16.03.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 25.09.44 Hptm. with Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 19/XI Achmer. HABERMANN, Hans. (DOB: 21.12.19 in Bernau/Berlin). 10.42 Lt., I./LG 1. (n.d.) Funkoffz. 15.07.44 Lt. in either Stab/LG 1 or in I./LG 1. HABERMANN, Herbert. (DOB: 27.11.23). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. HABERMANN, Johann. 01.10.42 in OKH (Wa.A.Wug 2/Beuteflak Riga), promo to Obstlt.(Flak). HABERMANN, R. 22.11.40 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121 KIA - Do 17 P shot up by GC II/7, force landed at Seefeld, W of Sulzburg. HABERMAYR, Alfons. (DOB: 20.08.13 in Straubing (Dingelfing?)). (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 04/05.06.44 Hptm. in 6. /NJG 6, MIA – in Bf 110 G-4 during combat in the Rome area during the Allied advance on the city - took off from Ghedi. HABERMEHL, Dr. Richard. (DOB: 19.11.90 in Lauter/Hessen). WWI served as a military meteorologist with the Infanterie and with the Luftschifftruppe. 18.01.21 conferred with Dr.rer.nat. 03.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 2593074). 15.05.33 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Oberregierungsrat. 16.05.33 appt Referent für Wetterdienst und Flugsicherung in RLM. 01.12.34 promo to Ministerialrat. 26.06.35 appt Gruppenleiter/LB III/RLM. 01.01.37 appt Abt.-Chef/LB 3/RLM. 01.02.39 appt Abt.Chef Reichsamt für Wetterdienst. 01.08.39 promo to Ministerialdirigent. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 26.08.39 concurrently appt temporary deputy Chef des Wetterdientes im Ob.d.L. 14.04.45 captured at Hanau am Main, into British captivity. 17.05.48 released. 01.09.48 Deputy Leader of the Weather Service in the French occupation zone of Germany (to 31.03.49). 01.04.49 Leader of the Weather Service in Rheinland-Pfalz (to 07.10.51). 08.10.51 Department Leader, Central Office for Weather Service in the United States occupation zone of Germany (to 10.11.51). 11.11.52 Department Leader, German Weather Service/Federal Ministry of Traffic. †05.04.80 in Neustadt/Weinstr. HABERMEYER, Wilhelm. 01.11.42 Lt.(Kr.O.), FFS A/B 14 trf to RLM/OKL pool (Schüleretat). HABERSTROH, Georg. (DOB: 20.12.11). (W.B.K. München II). (DKG). 01.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), Erg.NAGr., assigned temporary duty with 3./Aufkl.Gr. 21. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 26.07.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.44 Oblt., unspecified Aufkl.Gr. awarded the DKG. HABERT, Fritz. (W.B.K. Lübeck). 13.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 164, appt provisional Kdr. Kw.-Werkstatt-Abt. 3/XI. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). HABICH, Hermann. (DOB: 15.08.95 in Plättig). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe as a Lt.. Postwar became a flight instructor. 01.06.39 promo to Maj.(Fl.). 10.02.43 Maj., in Stab/Luftflotte 1, appt Staka in Störkampfgruppe Luftflotte 1. 17.01.44 Maj., awarded Ehrenpokal. Died after WWII. Credited with 7 victories in WWI. HABICHT, Johann-Walter.

(DOB: 21.01.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(A1/Ing.), Blindflugschule 3.

HABICHT, Oskar. (DOB: 16.01.93). (W.B.K. Neustettin). 03.10.40 Hptm.?, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 8/I. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). 01.12.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 21/III. HABICHT, Peter. (DKG). 1941 Staka 11./ZG 26. 08.11.41 Oblt., 7./ZG 26 WIA - Bf 110 motor damage. 22.02.42 Oblt., with 8./ZG 26. 27.08.42 appt Staka 10./ZG 26 (to 09.43). 25.10.42 Hptm., 10./ZG 26. 30.04.43 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. 17.09.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. Erg.Zerst.Gr. (to 11.01.44). 17.10.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, 11./ZG 26. 11.01.44 Hptm. in Zerstörer-Erg.Gr., KIA (probably in the vicinity of Achmer). Credited with one victory. HABILD, Eduard. (DOB: 07.10.20). 01.04.43 promo to Oblt., IV./Flak-Rgt. Hermann Göring. HABISCH, Alfred. 21.07.40 Oblt., 2./Erp.Gr. 210 unhurt when Bf 110 (S9+CK) shot up over the Channel. 15.08.40 Oblt. in 2./Erp.Gr 210 – his Bf 110 D-0 (S9+CK) shot down vic Croydon airfield and made POW. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. HABISCH, Walter. (DOB: 22.07.98). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 27.05.43 Hptm. d.R. in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XI, trf to Luftgaukdo. XI for further assignment. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). HABLE, Karl. (DOB: 13.10.21 in Höritz/Böhmerwald (Krs.Krummau, Bohemia)). 10.05.43* Lt., 6./KG 100 fatal accident - crashed vic Garz. [*Volksbund says he died 10.03.43 but he died in hospital in Germany, so WIA then died?] HÄBLER, Heinz-Georg. (DOB: 23.07.19). (W.B.K. Zittau). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HABOR, Paul. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., Flak-Rgt. 4. HABRECHT, Wilhelm. 03.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 3/VII. HABRICH, Wolfgang. (DOB: 23.06.18 in Stade). 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 05.04.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in SG 101, trf to XIII. Fliegerkorps. 09.11.44 in 14./JG 3, trf to Erg.JG 1 as a fighter instructor. 17.01.45 trf to 15./JG 3. 03.45 Oblt., in 15./JG 3 (to 03.45 MIA in area of Stettin). HACCIUS, Hans (Hans-Hermann). (DKG). (DOB: 02.06.11). 09.39 Lt. and Adjutant in Stab I./FlakRgt. 22. 25.05.43 Hptm. in I./Flak-Rgt. 43, trf to I. Flakkorps for further assignment. 16.10.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, 3./Flak-Rgt. 43. 01.05.44 promo to Maj. 28.10.44 appt IIa in Stab/V. Flakkorps (still 03.45). 04.04.45 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 380.

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Section G - K HACEK, Josef. 12.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Abwicklungsstab Luftgau II to Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII with temporary duty to Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. beim Italuft. 15.10.44 Maj.(d.R.z.V.), appt NSFührungsoffizier/4. Fliegerdivision. HACHBEIL, ? . 24.06.41 Lt., 3./SKG 210. Credited with one victory. HACHE, Helmut (Helmuth). 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Ln.). 14.05.43 Hptm. d.R. in Ln.Flughafen-Betr.Kp. (mot) z.b.V. 13, ordered to RLM (G.L./Flak-E) for temporary duty. HACHENBERGER, Kurt. (DKG). 20.03.44 Lt., 5./TG 2 awarded the DKG. HACHENBURG, Johannes Ludwig (Hans) Graf von. (DOB: 31.07.86 in Hachenburg/Westerwald). 1907 entered the Heer (Art.) 23.04.08 entered the Heer. 08.08.09 promo to Lt. (RDA 17.08.07). 10.10.13 trf to Flieger-Bataillon III. WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 01.02.14 attended the flight observer's course in Berlin. 16.07.14 hospitalized with a broken leg to 22.08.14. 23.08.14 appt Beobachter-Lehrer with Fliegerersatz-Abt. 3. 07.09.14 trf to Festungs-Flieger-Abt. 2. 11.09.14 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 39 as a pilot. 27.01.15 promo to Oblt. 28.07.15 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 38. 25.08.15 trf Brieftauben-Abt. M with Kogohl 2. 28.09.15 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. 5. 01.11.15 trf to Brieftauben -Abt. M. 04.02.16 trf to 7./Kagohl 2. 07.03.16 WIA, recovering until 29.03.16. 10.07.16 appt Führer of Kampfstaffel 11 of Kagohl 2. 30.08.16 appt Führer of Kampfstaffel 2 of Kagohl 1. 20.09.16 appt Führer of Kampfstaffel 14 of Kagohl 3. 27.12.16 appt Führer of Flieger-Abt. 204. 22.03.17 promo to Hptm. 10.01.18 appt Führer of Flieger-Abt. 248. 28.08.18 appt Kdr. of Lehr-Abt. der Artillerie-Fliegerschule Ost 2. 17.12.18 returned to the ground forces. 1933 joined the NSDAP (to 1934). 01.11.33 entered Luftwaffe service and appt Referent in Ausbildungsamt/RLM. 01.03.34 designated an Erg.-Offizier (Luftwaffe) with a rank of Maj. 01.01.35 promo to Obstlt. and appt Gruppenleiter LA IV/RLM. 20.04.37 appt Chef 4. Abt./Gen.Stab d.Lw. 01.08.37 promo to Oberst. 01.02.39 appt Chef der Abt. Stärke und Ausrüstung (personnel strength and equipping) d.Lw./RLM. 01.11.40 activated and promo to Gen.Maj. 01.04.44 promo to Gen.Lt. and assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 31.05.44 retired. †23.12.76 in Würzburg. HACHER, August. 01.09.44 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.02.45 Hptm. and Zugführer in 12. (mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 238. HACHFELD, Otto. (DOB: 06.08.97). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HACHFELD, Wilhelm Helmut Axel (“Bomben-Willi”). (DOB: 20.09.14 in Dessau). (R, DKG). 01.04.38 appt Staka 2./JG 334 (to 30.09.38). 17.05.40 Oblt., appt acting Staka 1.(J)/LG 2 (to 07.06.40). 08.10.40 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 51 (to 25.08.41). 06.41 in 2./JG 51. 01.07.41 Hptm., 2./JG 51. 26.08.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 51 (to 02.05.42). 05.11.41 Hptm., awarded DKG, I./JG 51. 02.05.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./ZG 2 (to 02.12.42). 04.07.42 Hptm., Stab III./ZG 1. 29.10.42 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. III./ZG 2. 02.12.42 Maj., Kdr. III./ZG 2 KIA - in Fw 190 A-3 takeoff collision at Bizerta/Tunisia); he ground-looped and his underslung bomb exploded. Credited with 650 combat missions and 12 air victories and 32 ground targets destroyed. HACHMANN, Karl. (DOB: 20.12.07). (W.B.K. Kiel). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.05.44 promo to Maj.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Maj. and Nafü 3 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. III. HACHTEL, August. (DOB: 06.03.16 in Stuttgart). (W.B.K. Stuttgart I). (R, DKG). 11.35 entered the military. 01.10.37 entered the Luftwaffe. 08.39 trf to 7./St.G. 51. 1940 briefly with St.G. 3. 09.09.41 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.10.41 Ofw., awarded DKG, 4./St.G. 1. 06.01.42 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 4./St.G. 1. 11.42 trf to Erg.St./St.G. 1 (to 01.43). 25.01.43 (to 23.04.44) instructor in 2./SG 103. 01.08.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 04.44 Me 163 pilot in Erprobungskommando 16 and then JG 400. 24.12.44 WIA with a concussion and severe back injuries vic Brandis when an SG 500 rocket installation in his Me 163 BV45 prematurely fired. 14.02.45 assigned to head the Auffstaffel of the Ernst Heinkel works at Wien-Heidfeld. 1945 Oblt. and allegedly Staffelkapitän of a He 162 Volksjäger unit, probably Erprobungskdo. 162, but this cannot be confirmed. 03.45 in 2./JG 1. 03.45 with 1./JG 400. Credited with at least 300 combat missions, 5 air victories, 32 tanks and 30,000 GRT of shipping. Emigrated to Mexico after the war. †03.09.85 in Mexico. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HACHTMANN, Herbert. 28.10.42 Lt., I./KG 40 MIA - Fw 200 C-4 lost in the area of Iceland. HACK, Herbert. (DOB: 24.04.20 in Aigen im Ennstal/Styria). 04.07.40 Lt., unidentified Zerstorergruppe KIA vic Maalo near Ballerup/Denmark (Probably Måløv, 3 km NW of Ballerup). HACK, Rudolf. (DOB: 08.09.20). (W.B.K. Lörrach). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). HACKBART, ? . 02.38 Lt. and Bombenlehrer (bombing instructor) at KFS Lechfeld. HACKBARTH, Fritz. (DOB: 17.09.16). (W.B.K. Griefswald). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HACKBARTH, Hans Georg. (DOB: 21.02.15 in Marienwerder). 01.11.34 entered the Wehrmacht, served initially with 6./Inf.-Rgt. Marienburg. 01.08.36 began Luftwaffe training? 01.05.37 trf to I./KG 255. 01.06.37 sent to an unspecified LKS for instruction. 24.02.38 promo to Lt. 01.03.38 trf to Grosse KFS Lechfeld for observer training. 01.07.38 trf to I./St.G. 163 and trained as a Stukaflieger. 01.03.39 appt Kp.Offz. in Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 21. 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 01.11.40 trf to JFS 1. 01.03.41 trf to Erg.Gr./JG 51. 22.05.41 trf to Stab II./JG 51. 24.06.41 Oblt., Stab II./JG 51. 13.09.41 Oblt., appt Adj. II./JG 51. 05.11.41 Oblt., Stab II.JG 51. 01.02.42 appt Chef Stabskomp.II./JG 51. 01.06.42 appt Stafü in JFS 1. 18.08.42 trf to IV./Zerstörerschule 2. 01.10.42 promo to Hptm. 01.11.42 Hptm., appt Staka 10./Zerstörerschule 2 (to 15.01.43). 01.07.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 108 (to 04.44). 05.04.44 appt Kdr., I./JG 103. 13.10.44 attended the Verbandsführerlehrgang, Königsberg/Neumark (Kapitänslehrgang). 26.10.44 appt Ia of I./JG 1. 28.12.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 1 (to 01.01.45). 01.01.45 Hptm., I./JG 1 shot down in Fw 190 A-9 by a 308 Sqdn. Spitfire over Gent (Ghent)/Belgium during Operation Bodenplatte and KIA - crashed near the rail station in Ghent. No known grave. Credited with 30 victories. HACKBARTH, Johannes. (DOB: 12.03.04). (i.G.). 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 01.11.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and began pilot training at FFS Schleissheim and then FFS Cottbus. 01.04.34 trf from the Luftwaffe back to the Heer. 01.10.34 returned to the Luftwaffe and appt Adjutant in the Insp.d.Schulen. 01.08.35 appt Kdt. Fl.H. Fürth. 12.03.36 appt lead instructor at LKS Dresden. 02.11.36 received the Lw. advanced flying certificate. 01.06.37 appt Leiter d.2.Lehrgang at LKS Dresden. 01.02.39 appt Adjutant to Generalfeldmarschall Milch in Stabsamt/R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L. 01.12.39 Maj., trf from RLM (Stabsamt) to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered temporary duty to Grosse KFS Tutow (to 31.12.39). 06.01.40 ordered temporary duty to I./Lehrgruppe Ju 88 (to 31.01.40). 01.02.40 ordered temporary duty to KG 30 (to 29.02.40). 01.03.40 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (2. Kurz-Lehrgang) (to 08.06.40). 28.05.40 trf to LG 1 (to 19.07.40). 20.07.40 Maj., appt Kdr. III./KG 30 (to 09.09.40 POW - following raid on London, his Ju 88 A (4D+AD) was shot down by 602 Sqdn. Spitfires and ditched in the sea off Pagham/Sussex) severely WIA - amputated below knee (repatriated 28.11.43). 29.11.43 trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. 01.04.44 promo to Oberst i.G. 03.03.44 ordered temporary duty to Stab/General d.Kampfflieger (to 19.04.44). 20.04.44 appt provisional Chef d.Stb./General d.Fliegerausbildung/RLM. 20.07.44 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. and appt permanent Chef d.Stb./General d.Fliegerausbildung/RLM. HACKBARTH, Paul. (DOB: 15.09.96). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HACKBEIL, Ernst. 01.11.37 began 5.Offz.Erg.Jahrgang. 01.11.38 promo to Fähnrich. 01.09.39 promo to Lt./A1, bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 28.07.41 Lt., 3./SKG 210 MIA - Bf 110 E-1 (S9+HL) vic Jermolino. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HACKBUSCH, Johann-Christian. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HACKE, ? . 26.09.44 Maj. and Kdr. Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXXII Hagenow. HACKE, ? von. 1941 Ia op1 Koluft 4. 15.01.42 Oblt., Ic Stab/Aufkl.Gr. (H) Süd - commanded subordinated Staffeln as needed. HACKE, Karl. (DOB: 22.10.16). (W.B.K. Goslar). 01.12.42 Oberfeuerwerker, promo to Lt.(W). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (W) (Kr.O.). HACKEL, Anton. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.).

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Section G - K HACKEL, Anton. (DOB: 27.05.94 in Hennersdorf near Hohenelse). (n.d.) trained as an engineer. WWI served in the Austro-Hungarian Army as a Techn.Offz. 01.08.16 promo to Lt. 01.11.18 promo to Oblt. (n.d.) member of the NSDAP. 01.02.40 promo to Hptm. 16.03.42 entered the Luftwaffe. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. Stab/Kraftfahrzeugschule 7. 1943 appt Leiter of Kfz.-Beständebezirk d.Lw. 1/VIII. 1944 Führer Kfz.-Instandsetzungs-Zug d.Lw. 2/XVII. HÄCKEL, E. 10.05.40 Lt., 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13 WIA - Hs 126 crash-landed at Maastricht-Heer/Holland, brought down by ground fire. HACKEL, Erich. (DOB: 27.02.16). 01.11.40 promo to Oblt. 19.08.42 Oblt., 7./KG 2 unhurt - Do 217 E-4 shot up by AA vic Dieppe. 01.11.42 changed from Oblt.(d.R.) to Oblt.(Kr.O.).(RDA 01.12.41). 10.11.42 Oblt. in KG 2, MIA (†10.12.42). 10/11.12.42 Oblt., 7./KG 2 KIA - Do 217 E-4 (U5+HR) apparently shot down vic Cromer by Beaufighter of 68 Sqdn. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HACKEL, Waldemar. (DOB: 03.01.15 in Breslau). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm. 12.42 in 2./KG 40 (to 27.12.42). 27.12.42 Oblt., I./KG 40 KIA – in Fw 200 C-4 (F8+AK) that flew into Mount Kvitanosi at Stølsheimen, Hordaland/Norway 70 km NE of Bergen and 20 km N of Voss in Pl.Qu. 06 Ost/50493. Buried at Bergen-Solheim. HACKELBERG, Alfred. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). HACKELOER, Dr. (med.) Bernhard. (DOB: 14.08.09). (W.B.K. Marburg/Lahn). 01.05.44 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HACKEMESSER, Rudolf. (DOB: 22.12.15). (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). HACKENBECK, Ulrich. 26.01.43 Lt., 1./LG 1 WIA - Ju 88 (L1+VH) over the sea vic Kalamaki. HACKENBERG, Hellmuth. 04.41 Oblt., Adj. le.Flak-Abt. 73. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). HACKENBERG, Hugo. (DOB: 24.02.08). (W.B.K. Soest). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HACKENBERG, Wilhelm. 01.02.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer (Telegrafenbau-Kp.)/Ln.Abt.131. HACKENBERGER, Rudolf. 26.11.42 Hptm.(d.R.), provisional Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 3/XI, appt provisional Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 8/III. 1944-45 Maj., Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 105/XVII (K) (to 08.05.45). HACKENBROICH, Anton. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). HACKENHOLT, Hans. (DOB: 18.06.09 in Rombach, Krs. Metz/Lothringen). (R). 09.06.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 43 (mot). 01.03.56 joined the Bundeswehr. 30.09.65 retired as as Obstlt. †16.07.81 in Hamburg. HACKENSCHMIDT, Gerhard. (DOB: 09.01.21). (W.B.K. Plauen). 01.10.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HACKENSCHNIED, Wilhelm. (DOB: 24.12.20). (W.B.K. Kaaden). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O/Fl.). HACKER, ? . 07.42 Oblt., Zug-Aussenminister 17./Flak-Rgt. HG - Berlin. HACKER, Alfred. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), with Lufttanklager Nieder-Ullersdorf. 01.03.43 Obstlt., trf from RLM (GL/E 1) to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Belgien/Nordfrankreich. HACKER, Christian. (DOB: 13.07.12). 07.40 Lt., II./KG 1 MIA - in the west. HACKER, Ernst. (DOB: 05.05.14). (W.B.K. Stuttgart ). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). HACKER, Fritz. 24.05.43 Maj. d.R.z.V. with Fl.H.Kdtr. A 213/XI, trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII and ordered to Rüstungsinspektion XIII for temporary duty (to 31.10.43). HACKER, Hans-Heinrich. (DOB: 19.03.11). 13.03.43 in Fernaufklärungsfliegerschule 1. 01.04.44 promo to Maj. 12.44 Maj., appt Kdr. III./ Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 26 (to 03.45). HÄCKER, Karl-Otto. (DOB: 16.03.15 in Kempten/Allgäu). 06.44 (rank?) in 3./Schleppgruppe 3. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HACKER, Joachim. (DOB: 06.08.20). (DKG). 1941 with 1./JG 20. 24.06.41 Lt., 7./JG 51. 15.09.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 13(12?).10.41 Lt., 7./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 F shot down E of Meyn - lost a wing. 14.02.42 Lt., III./JG 51 awarded the DKG. Credited with 21 victories. HACKER, Joachim. (DOB: 14.09.21). 01.11.41 promo to Lt./A1. 13.07.42 Lt., 4./ZG 1 MIA - Bf 110 F-4 (S9+EM) vic Krassnaja Telowka - returned. 02.09.42 Lt., 4./ZG 1 MIA - Bf 110 (S9+EM) in Russia at Pl.Qu. 40883 due to AA, SW of Dubowka, near Stalingrad. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HÄCKER, Karl. (DOB: 16.03.15). (W.B.K. Kempten/Allgäu). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HACKER, Paul. (DOB: 07.03.10). 03.39 Lt. and Kp.-Chef 8. F/88 of the Condor Legion in Spain. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from Flak-Abt. F/88 to Flak-Abt. 37. 11.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 851 (Sfl.) (to 28.03.45). 01.08.44 promo to Maj. 29.03.45 appt Kdr. I.(Sturm)/Flak-Rgt. 37. HACKER, Paul. (DOB: 12.10.05). (W.B.K. Tübingen). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HACKER, Paul. (DOB: 12.03.15). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). 01.45 Oblt. and Chef Fernspr.u.Fernschr.-Betriebs-Kp./Ln.-Verbindungs-Abt. (mot) 1 (later 1./Ln.-Abt. 64). HACKER, Werner. (DOB: 27.07.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 09.44 Hptm., appt Kp.Chef Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XVII (to 09.44). HACKL, Anton (“Toni”). (DOB: 25.03.15 in Regensburg). (RES). 1932 joined the Army (Inf.). 1933 entered Inf.Rgt. 20 for radio training, then assigned to 10. bayerische Division. Fall 1936 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 10.36 trf to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 52 for pilot training. 1937 Obgfr., began flight training in Halberstadt. 1938 in JGr. 136 (See) and then trf to II./JG 333 on 01.04.38. 01.05.39 Fw., in II./JG 77. c.12.39 promo to Lt. 02.40 attended LKS 3 Wildpark-Werder. 01.05.40 Lt., returned to 5./JG 77. 27.06.40 Ofw., 5./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 E after combat with a Hudson SW of Stavanger. c.07.40 promo to Oblt. 08.40 Oblt., appt? Staka 5./JG 77. 03.41 Oblt., in 5./JG 77, appt Staka 1. (Eins.) Erg.Gruppe/JG 77 (to 28.07.41). 29.07.41(23.01.42?) Oblt., appt Staka 5./JG 77 (to 08.02.43 WIA). 25.05.42 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 5./JG 77. 03.06.42 Oblt., 5./JG 77. 06(09?).08.42 Hptm., awarded Eichenlaub, Staka 5./JG 77. 01.01.43 Oblt., 5./JG 77. 04.02.43 Hptm., Staka 5./JG 77 badly WIA in the head and a hand in combat with P-38s escorting twin engined U.S. bombers in area of Gabes, belly-landed near Matmata and hospitalized in Rome for several months - Bf 109 G-2 trop. 10.06.43 Hptm. in II./JG 77, trf to JG 11. 25.06.43 Hptm., Stab/JG 11. 01.10.43 Hptm., in Stab/JG 11, appt Kdr. III./JG 11 (to 05.44). 05.01.44 Hptm., III./JG 11. c. 01.04.44 appt acting Kommodore JG 11 (to 15.04.44). 10.04.44 WIA. 15.04.44 Maj., Kdr. Stab III./JG 11 WIA - Fw 190 A shot up by P-47, location unknown. 01.05.44 promo to Maj. 09.07.44 Maj., awarded Schwerter, Kdr. III./JG 11. 08.44 appt Kommodore JG 76. 09.10.44 Maj., appt Kdr. II./JG 26 (to 29.01.45). 30.01.45 appt Kommodore JG 300 (to 19.02.45). 20.02.45 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 11 (to 05.05.45). 05.45 Maj., Personal Erfassungsstab, became POW of the British. 09.45 released in Regensburg. Credited with 192 air victories in over 1,000 combat missions. Shot down 8 times. Wounded 4 times. †09.07.84 in Regensburg, buried there at the Oberen Katholischen Friedhof. HACKL, August. 10.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Höheren Fliegerausbildungskdo. 17 to Kriegsgefangenenlager Nr. 1 d.Lw. HACKL, Gottfried. (DOB: 15.06.21 in Austria). (n.d.) 7.(Sch)/LG 2. 04.45 Oblt., 7./SG 1 WIA - Fw 190 F-8 in combat with a P-38. Postwar became a lawyer in Austria. Still alive in 2013. HACKL, Hermann. (DOB: 09.03.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HACKL, Leopold. (DOB: 29.06.16 in Mailberg/Bez. Hollabrunn). (R, DKG). 15.05.44 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.01.45 Ofw., awarded DKG, for service in an unspecified NSGr. 20.03.45 Fahnenjunker Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, Stab/NSGr. 3. (n.d.) retired from the Österreiches Bundesheer as an Oberst. †15.11.2010 in Wien.

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Section G - K HACKLER, Heinrich ("Heinz"). (DOB: 14.12.18 in Siegen). (R, DKG). c.02.41 trf to 8./JG 77. 05.01.42 Fw., 8./JG 77. 16.03.42 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 02.07.42 Ofw., 8./JG 77. 30.09.42 Ofw., in Stab III./JG 77. 14.01.43 Ofw., with 8./JG 77. 29.03.43 Ofw., 8./JG 77. 17.05.43 Ofw., awarded DKG, III./JG 77. 01.06.44 Lt., appt Staka 8./JG 77 (to 01.01.45). 19.08.44 Fahnenjunker Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, III./JG 77. 23.08.44 Lt., 11./JG 77. 11.44 Staka 11./JG 77. 01.01.45 Lt. and Staka 11./JG 77, MIA – in Bf 109 K-4 (Yellow 1) in the vicinity of Antwerpen (or De Raamberg, NW of Zundert?) and believed shot down by AA fire (or perhaps German Flak?) during Operation “Bodenplatte”. Another sources states that he was KIA by flying into barrage balloon cables near Antwerp, losing a wing, and crashed at Raamberg/Holland. Buried at Ysselsteyn. Credited with 56 air victories. HACKMACK, Hans. c. 1923-27 was Techn.Leiter of the secret Junkerswerk Fili/USSR. [apparently he was Junkers personnel and not expressly military?] HACKMANN, Heinrich. 01.12.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), at Grosse Kampffl.Schule Fassberg. 01.12.40 promo to Maj. 10.43 Maj., appt Ia op 3/X. Fliegerkorps. 03.45 Obstlt. and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 108/XVII. HACKMANN, Hubert. Lt., fighter unit ? - Bf 109 G (Yellow 15 + I) Credited with one victory. HACKMANN, Karl. 13.01.43 Maj., appt Nafü 3/Luftgaukdo. III (still 02.45). HACKSTEIN, Heinz. (DOB: 03.07.24). 1943 with LKS 2. 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. Early 1944 with 4./JGr. West. 08.05.44 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 13) shot down by P-47s vic Hustedt. 01.45 Lt., 5./JG 11. 03.05.45 Lt., I./JG 11 KIA - Fw 190 shot down by Spitfire - location unknown. Credited with 10 victories. [Obviously some confusion here] HACKSTEIN, Dr. (med.) Werner. (DOB: 01.05.94). 13.05.43 Oberfeldarzt and Divisionarzt/1. Fliegerdivision, appt Korpsarzt/IX. Fliegerkorps. 01.04.44 promo to Oberstarzt. 04.11.44 Oberstarzt, appt Chefarzt/Lw.-Lazarett 12/XVII (Bad Gastein). HADAM, Wilhelm. (DOB: 08.08.15). 01.05.44 promo to Fl.Hpt.Ing. 11.05.44 trf to the Ingenieurkorps. 1944 trf to Erprobungsstelle Karlshagen. HADAMCZIK, Karl. 26.10.40 Maj., appt Ia/Luftgaukdo. VIII (to 01.02.41). 01.04.41 re-appt Ia/Luftgaukdo. VIII. 09.11.42 Obstlt.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. Charkow to Stab/Lg.Kdo. I (to 19.05.43). 19.05.43 trf to Luftgaustab Finnland (to 26.07.43). 26.07.43 Obstlt. (d.R.), trf to Stab/Fliegerführer Sizilien (to 10.08.43). 10.08.43 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Süd. 23.01.45 Obstlt., appt Ib/Luftgaukdo. III. HADAMCZIK, Ulrich. (DOB: 15.06.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HADANK, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 06.11.18). 31.08.43 Lt., KIA/MIA vic Crete. HADEBALL, Heinz-Martin (“Hannibal”). (DOB: 22.04.21 in Kahren near Cottbus). (R, DKG). 06.41 assigned to 7./NJG 1 on completion of training. 13.07.41 Lt., 7./NJG 1. 07.09.41 Lt., 7./NJG 1. 1942 trf to 8./NJG 4. 06/07.05.42 Lt., 8./NJG 4. 01.04.43 Lt., appt Staka 12./NJG 4 (to 01.08.43). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. 01.08.43 appt Staka 3./NJG 6 (to 25.04.44). 09.08.43 awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.09.43 Oblt., 3./NJG 6. 01.10.43 promo to Hptm. 14/15.01.44 Hptm., 3./NJG 6. WIA - Bf 110 G-4 vic Bad Gandersheim, near Goslar. 20.12.43 Hptm., 3./NJG 6. 07.02.44 awarded DKG, 3./NJG 6. 18/19.03.44 Hptm., I./NJG 6 unhurt - Bf 110 G-4 shot down vic Westerburg. 26.04.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./NJG 6 (to 03.07.44 - made scapegoat for lack of operations and replaced). 28.04.44 Hptm., 3./NJG 6. c.07.44 trf to Stab/NJGr. 10. 21.07.44 Hptm., 3./NAGr. 10. 27.07.44 Hptm., Kdr. I./NJG 6 awarded the Ritterkreuz. 15.10.44 Hptm., appt Staka 3./NJGr. 10 (to 03.45). Credited with c.350 combat missions and 33 air victories. †13.01.96. HÄDER, Rolf. 11.04.43 Lt., 5./St.G. 3 MIA/POW - Ju 87 D-3 /Trop (S7+HN) crashed vic Qued Zarga due to fighters. HADERER, Gustav. (08.12.12 in Greifswald). (DKG). 10.41 Staka in KGr.z.b.V. 500? 1943 Hptm., Seetransportstaffel 1. 08.05.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 06.08.43 Oblt., RDA adjusted to 01.08.40. 10.43 in a Seetransportstaffel. 12.12.43 Oblt. in 5./TG 3, awarded the DKG. 1944 Hptm., Staka 6./TG 4. Last rank: Hptm. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HADLICH, Arnold. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. , bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). HADLOK, Alfred. (DOB: 23.03.95). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HÄDRICH, Horst. (DOB: 01.06.08). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HAEBIG, Herbert. (W.B.K. Leipzig I). 01.09.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). HAEBLER, Werner. 01.08.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Wehrm.Fürs.-u.Versorgungsamt Schwerin. 01.06.44 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). HAECKEL, Günther. 01.07.40 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). HAECKEL, Herbert. 01.02.42 promo to Obstlt. 08.04.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/VI. Armeekorps to OKW (Abwehr) (to 05.08.43). 05.08.43 trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Luftgaustab XXX for temporary duty. HAECKEL, Otto. 01.45 Obstlt.?, appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 4. HAECKEL, Rolf. (DOB: 25.10.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAEDENKAMP, Hans. (DOB: 26.02.20). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. HAEDER, Rolf. (DOB: 30.11.21) 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAEDGE, Karl-Ludwig. (DOB: 14.07.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. HAEDGE-MEDICUS, Max. 01.07.39 Maj., trf from RLM pool to RLM (Chefd.Ausb.Wesens - Abt. Ausb.). 20.01.40 appt Qu 1/Luftgaukdo. II. 18.07.40 appt Qu 1/Luftflotte 5. 23.03.42 Maj., in Stab/Luftflotte 5 (previously in Stab/Lg.Kdo. I), trf to Stab/Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Norwegen (Abt. Qu). 21.05.42 trf from Stab/Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Norwegen to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Norwegen. 01.08.42 promo to Obstlt. 28.12.43 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 204/III. 08.04.44 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 103/III. 15.10.44 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 28/VII, Illesheim. HAEDICKE, Günter. (DOB: 05.07.15). (W.B.K. Königsberg I). (DKG). 01.08.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 21.04.44 Oblt., 1./NAGr. 5. 30.04.44 Oblt., 1./NAGr. 5. 10.07.44 WIA - Bf 109 no details. 01.01.45 Oblt. 1./NAGr. 5, awarded the DKG. Credited with 2 victories. HAEDRICH, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 29.05.16). 20.05.41 Oblt., Chef 4. Kp./Rest-Kdo./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3 KIA. HAEDRICH, Ingo. 09.06.42 Maj.(z.V.), provisional Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 283, appt Kdr. HAEDRICH, Otto. (DOB: 05.10.02). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAEFFNER, Hans-Dieter. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. 01.11.41 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAEFFNER, Heiner. 1944 with II./KG 51. 1945 Oblt., with JG 7. Flew at least 58 missions. HAEFFNER, Ludwig. 05.03.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Feldluftpark 3/VI to Ldssch.Kp.d.Lw. 1/VII and appt Kp.-Chef. HAEFFNER, Paul. 12.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. Pi.-Btl. “General Göring” (to 01.44). HAEGER, Hans. (DOB: 27.02.04). 31.05.43 in II./KG 4, reclassified from Flieger-Stabsnautiker to Maj. (Tr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.11.41). 11.43 Maj., acting Leiter Seenotbereichskdo. X. 20.04.45 promo to Obstlt. HAEHNELT, Wilhelm Friedrich Alexander. (DOB: 12.03.75 in Posen). 14.02.95 entered the Heer. 27.01.96 promo to Lt. 18.10.04 promo to Oblt. 1905 attended Kriegsakademie (to 1908). 01.10.08 trf to a Luftschiff-Bataillon. 22.01.09 received diploma as a free balloon pilot. 13.09.11 promo to Hptm. 01.06.13 began pilot training. 01.10.13 underwent more training with Flieger-Bataillon 4. WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 01.08.14 appt Führer of Feldflieger-Abt. 4. 26.09.14 appt Fliegerstabs-Offz. in the Generalstab of 5. Armee. 03.17 trf to the Stab des Kommandeurs der Flieger Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K of 2. Armee then to the Inspektion der Fliegertruppe. 01.01.18 trf to the Stab des Kommandierenden Generals der Luftstreitkrafte. 27.01.18 promo to Maj. 01.02.18 appt Kommandeur der Flieger der 2. Armee. 27.08.18 trf to the Sonderkommando beim Inspekteur der Fliegertruppen. 15.09.18 appt Kdr. der Flieger im Heimatgebeit 8. 15.12.18 appt Inspekteur der Fliegertruppen. 01.01.20 appt Offz.z.b.V. in the Reichswehrministerium. 01.05.20 appt Offz.z.b.V. beim Wehrkreis-Kommando III, later Stab of 3.Division. 21.01.21 promo to acting Obstlt. (RDA 31.12.20). 1924 joined the Deutsche Nationale Partei (to 1934). 1933 appt Präsidialrat des Reichsluftschutzbund und Leiter der Gruppe “Luftkrieg” der Forschungsanstalt für Heeres- und Kriegsgeschichte. 01.06.35 appt Leiter der Forschungsgruppe des RLM für Luftkriegsgeschichte. 01.04.36 appt Chef of the Kriegswissenschaftlichen Abt. (8. Abt.) in RLM (to 31.03.42). 01.05.36 designated an Erg.-Offizier (Luftwaffe) with a rank of Oberst. 01.07.38 activated. 01.01.39 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.12.40 promo to Gen.Lt. 01.03.42 promo to Gen.d.Fl. 31.03.42 retired. 05.45 into Soviet captivity. †10.03.46 im Lager Sachsenhausen. HAEHNKE, Hans-Otto. (DOB: 03.10.09). (W.B.K. Lübeck). (DKG). 05.10.42 Lt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.12.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 04.06.43 Oblt., 7.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13 awarded the DKG. HAEHNLEIN, Georg. 12.01.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. 02.04.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. 15.06.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. 25.08.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. HAEKEL, Rolf. 20.07.42 Lt., 8./KG 77 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (3Z+CS) lost vic Luca hit by AA. 24.08.42 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. HAELBICH,Gerhard. 28.07.40 Oblt.z.S., Beobachter Bo.Fl.Gr. 196 aboard Schiff 10 Thor. HAELSSIG, Rolf. (DOB: 31.10.19 in Döbeln /Sach.). 20.09.41 trf to FFS C 12. 1944 trf to Versuch kommando /KG 200. 01.01.45 promo to Lt. 1945 nominated for trf to Luftgaustab III. HAENDEL, Alfred. 01.08.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Ln.). HAENDEL, Max. 01.09.39 Oblt., in Aufkl.Gr. 13. HAENDSCHKE, Klaus-Peter.. 01.01.44 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Lt., 3. Jägerleitoffzier u. Gerätzugführer Kp. "Glucke"/3. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 12. (mittlere Flugm Leit-Kp. "Biber") II. /Ln.Rgt. 223. HAENEL, Kurt. (DOB: 15.05.07). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAENICKE, Eberhard. 08.12.39 Lt., Flak-Rgt. 61 and concurrently Flak-Ers.Abt. 6 trf to III./Flak-Rgt. 26. 01.10.40 promo to Oblt./A2. HAENSCHKE, Wilhelm. (DOB: 13.12.91 in Berlin). (DKG). 01.09.13 entered the Heer. WWI served in the Nachrichtentruppe. 07.09.14 promo to Lt. without patent. 29.05.18 patent granted from 19.02.13. 20.06.18 promo to Oblt. 21.07.19 trf to the Polizei. 01.10.35 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Polizei with a rank of Maj. (RDA 01.10.34) and appt Nachrichten-Offizier (I/NVW) beim LuftkreisKdo. II. 01.09.36 appt Kdr. der Ln.-Ers.Abt. II/13, Nordhausen. 01.03.37 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.37 appt Kdr. Ln.-Abt. I/14, Münster und Gütersloh. 13.03.38 appt Nachrichtenführer beim Kom.Gen.d.Lw. in Österreich and Kdr. der Ln.-Abt. 18. 13.07.38 appt Nachrichtenführer beim Lw.Kdo. Österreich and Kdr.Ln.-Abt. 4. 01.03.39 promo to Oberst. 18.03.39 appt Höh.Nafü/Luftflotte 4 and concurrently Kdr. Ln.-Abt. 4. 01.09.39 appt Höherer Nachrichtenführer beim Lfl. 4. 19.09.40 appt Höherer Nachrichtenführer beim Lfl. 3 (to 15.03.42). 01.02.42 (01.01.42?) promo to Gen.Maj. 01.04.42 appt Höherer Nachrichtenführer beim Lfl. 5. 01.08.42 reappt Höherer Nachrichtenführer beim Lfl. 3. 01.02.44 promo to Gen.Lt.(Ln.). 22.09.44 with the disbandment of Luftflotte 3, authorized a convalescent stay at Kurzlazarett Baden near Wien. 01.10.44 awarded DKG. 30.12.44 appt Gen. der Ln.-Ausbildung im RLM, concurrently appt Höherer Nachrichtenführer beim Lfl. 10 later beim Befehlshaber der Ers.Lw. 28.04.45 into U.S. captivity. 01.06.46 released. [Version #2: 07.05.45 captured at Frasdorf. 05.12.45 repatriated]. †23.02.60 in Bonn. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAENSEL, August. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). HAENTSCH, Hans-Georg. (DOB: 02.06.25). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. HAEP, Bernhard. 01.11.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Belgien/Nordfrankreich, promo to Hptm. 1944-45 Hptm., Ia/18. Flak-Brig. (to 05.45). HAEP, Mathias. (DOB: 19.02.11). (W.B.K. Köln II.). 06.37 Wetterflugstelle Köln (to 12.37). 1935 with Wetterflugstelle Norderney (to 1939). 29.02.36 crashed in a Fw A 47 (D-IBVY) vic Norderney. c. 1938 with Wetterflugstelle Wien. 1940 assigned to Lg.Kdo. III. 13.05.41 trf to Flugbereitschaft RLM. 01.05.42 promo to Hptm. 16.09.44 trf to Fl.Sd.Kdo. OKL (LP) as a pilot. 27.09.44 assigned to Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe. 15.02.45 trf to Fl.Sd.Kdo. OKL (LP) as a pilot. HAERING, Gerhard. 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAERLE, Friedrich. (DOB: 03.12.02). 01.04.22 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe as an Oblt. and sent to Technische Schule Jüterbog. 01.02.34 trf to Grosse KFS Lechfeld for Beobachter (observer) training. 15.10.34 trf to Grosse KFS Jüterbog. 03.06.35 trf to Aufkl.Fliegerschule Hildesheim. 12.03.36 appt Staka in III./KG 155 (Schwäbisch Hall). 15.03.37 appt Staka in II./KG 355. 01.04.37 promo to Maj. 01.06.37 appt tactics instructor at LKS WildparkWerder. 01.08.38 trf to L.In.10/RLM. 03.09.38 appt Kdr. Kampfgruppe I. K/88 (Legion Condor). 12.03.39 KIA – in crash near Vicálvaro, a suburb of Madrid. HAERTEL, Kurt. (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.07.33 RDA as Lt.(Fl.). HAERTL, Wilhelm. 02.08.41 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Koflug 3/XVII (to 22.08.41). 22.08.41 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Koflug 5/IV (to 15.06.42). 03.42 (acting?) Kdt. Koflug 3/IV (to 01.04.42)? c.06.42 re-appt Kdt. Koflug 3/XVII. 20.02.43 Kdt. Koflug 3/XVII, trf to Ob.d.L. pool with temporary duty in Luftgau XVII. 01.03.43 promo to Oberst. HAERTLE, Dr. (Z) Hermann. (W.B.K. München II). 01.01.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O.) HAERTLE, Maximilian. 01.04.44 promo to Maj. 16.12.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Fallschirm-Panzerjäger-Abt. 3. HAESE, Hans. (DOB: 05.01.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). c.03.44 Hptm. (Ln.) in the former 10. Lw.-Feld-Div. HAESELER, Hans. (DOB: 18.11.12). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAESLER, Alfred. (DOB: 11.09.12 in Celle). 27.08.39 with Stab I./LG 1. 29.01.40 Oblt., appt Staka 9./NJG 1. 11.08.41 Oblt., appt Staka 9./NJG 1 (to 24.09.42). 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 01/02.06.42 Hptm., 9./NJG 1. 24.09.42 appt Staka 3./NJG 4 (to 01.10.42). 01.10.42 appt Staka 1./NJG 4 (to 10.08.43 WIA). 14.07.43 Hptm., 1./NJG 4. 09/10.08.43 Hptm. in 1./NJG 4, WIA – Bf 110 G-2 (3C+LJ) in combat over Morailmé near Florennes/Belgium - resulted in an amputated leg at Lw.Laz.Brussel/St.Gilles. 20.12.43 Hptm., 1./NJG 4. 01.04.45 promo to Maj., Adj. NJG 4. 08.05.45 Maj., Einsatzleiter Stab/NJG 4. †1990. Credited with 5 victories. HAEUBER, Julius. 30.06.40 Oblt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 5/IV. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Fl.). HAEUNKE, Oskar. 01.06.39 Maj.(W), trf from RLM pool to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 8. 01.09.39 Maj. (W), ordered temporary duty to Flakbeständebezirk Düsseldorf. 01.12.39 Hptm.(W), appt Leiter Flakbeständebezirk Düsseldorf. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 15.06.42 Obstlt.(W), trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Holland. HAEUSERMANN, Günter. (DOB: 26.06.17). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. HAEYN, Wolfgang. (DOB: 27.01.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HÄFELE, Karl. (DOB: 29.08.14). 01.01.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.) (KIA or MIA). HÄFELE, Dr. (med.) Helmut. (W.B.K. Heilbronn). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HÄFELE, Konrad. (DOB: 16.06.15). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 27. 14.05.40 Lt., 9./KG 27 WIA - He 111 P (1G+CD) hit by groundfire in the area of Löwens, made emergency landing at Koersel. 23.02.41 Oblt. in 8./KG 27 MIA/KIA - in He 111 H-5 (1G+HS(LS?)) shot down by an RAF Sunderland and/or by return fire from trawlers Grackle and Dandora in the Bristol Channel and then crashed along the coast of County Kerry/Ireland in the vicinity of Kenmare Bay/Ireland. HÄFELE, Kurt. 14.05.40 Lt., 9./KG 27 WIA - He 111 P (1G+CD) combat, crashed vic Koersel. HÄFELE, Werner. (DOB: 25.05.20). 01.08.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). 01.04.43 Oblt., JFS 2. 23.03.44 Oblt. (Ln.), ordered to report immediately to II./LLG 1 for temporary duty. HÄFELEIN, Kurt. (DOB: 07.10.18). 01.10.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Poseidon"/ 7. Jagddivision. HAFEMANN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 09.03.13 in Graudenz/W.Pr.). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 07.43 in 11./TG 4. 05.05.44 Hptm. in III./TG 4, sent to attend a Techn.Offz. course (Lehrgang). 17.12.44 Hptm. and Techn.Offz. of I./TG 4. Postwar, employed as construction engineer. (n.d.) employed by the city of Bielefeld. †15.09.87 in Bielefeld. Buried at Pella-Friedhof, Bielefeld-Gadderbaum. HAFER, Gottfried. 11.04.42 Hptm. in I./KG 30, MIA – in Ju 88 A-4 involved in a mid-air collision in the vicinity of Oulu/Finland with another Ju 88 A-4. HAFER, Ludwig. c.12.39 Lt., Erg.JSt. 3. 06.12.39 Lt., Stab/JG 51. 16.08.40 Oblt., in Stab I./JG 26 (to 31.08.40 †). 31.08.40 Lt., Adj. Stab I./JG 26, KIA – Bf 109 E-1 shot down by Spitfires of 603 Sqdn. in London area and crashed near Rainham or off Dungeness (two primary accounts, same date, different locations but both agree that he was killed, probably because his parachute failed to open remains found vic Ingrebourne). Buried at Cannock Chase. Credited with 2 victories. HAFERKAMP, Günther. (DOB: 25.06.21). (W.B.K. Chemnitz I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. HAFERKAMP, Helmut. (DOB: 01.04.21). (W.B.K. Moers). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Ln.). HAFERKORN, ? . 24.07.44 Oblt. possibly in LLG 1 or Stab/Fallsch. AOK 1. HAFERMANN, Horst. (DOB: 07.10.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. HAFERMANN, Ludwig. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. 01.08.44 Oblt., RDA withheld until further notice. HAFFA, Albrecht. (DOB: 11.01.21). (W.B.K. Gmünd). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAFFA, Walter. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 01.11.41 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. HAFFKE, Paul. (DOB: 01.01.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAFFNER, Christian. (DOB: 16.03.18). 01.03.43 promo to Oberarzt. 22.10.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Fallschirm-AOK 1 for further assignment. HÄFFNER, Fritz. (W.B.K. Weilheim). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). (RDA 01.09.39). HÄFFNER, Hans. 01.08.42 Oblt., 4./LG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+IM) no details. HÄFFNER, Hans-Dieter. 31.07.(01.08?).42 Oblt. pilot, in 4./LG 1 MIA - in Ju 88 A-4 (L1+IM(JM?)) shot down by a Beaufighter night fighter at Heliopolis/Egypt crashed E of Cairo. HAFFNER, Medardus. (DOB: 20.05.07). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HÄFFNER, Norbert. 26.04.41 Lt., 3. Kp./Fsch.-Pi.-Abt. 7 MIA. HAFKE, Arthur. (W.B.K. Königsberg I). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). (RDA 01.11.39). HÄFNER, ? . 01.44 Hptm., Techn.Offz./Schleppgruppe 1. HAFNER, ? . 09.44 Oblt., Nachr.Offz. Stab/Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

Career Summaries - Luftwaffe Officers 1935 - 1945

Section G - K HAFNER, Dr.(med.) Anton. (W.B.K. Augsburg). 01.02.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HAFNER, Anton (“Toni”). (DOB: 02.06.18 in Erbach near Ulm). (RE, DKG). 15.06.40 entered the Luftwaffe. 20.07.40 trf to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 23. 1940 trf to Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 53. 09.40 trf to FFS A/B 122. 1940 trf to JFS Magdeburg then JFS Stolp. 04.12.40 trf to 4./Erg.Gr. /JG 51. 23.02.41 Gefr. trf to 6./JG 51. 29(18?).03.41 had Bf 109 E-4/B damaged, crash-landed at Mardyck, WIA in the head. 05.07.41 WIA with severe facial wounds in combat with an I-16. 08.41 returned home on leave, possibly medical leave (to 10.42). 20.09.41 Uffz., 6./JG 51. 18.11.41 Uffz., 6./JG 51. 17.02.42 Uffz., 6./JG 51. 27.04.42 Uffz., 6./JG 51 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 22.05.42 Uffz., awarded DKG, 6./JG 51. 23.08.42 Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 6./JG 51. 08.42 Staka? 6./JG 51. 11.42 trf to 4./JG 51. 02.01.43 Fw., 4./JG 51 WIA - Bf 109 G-2 shot down by 72 Sqdn., and hospitalized for 6 months. c.07.43 trf to III./JG 51. 29.08.43 Ofw., Stabsstaffel/JG 51. 20.10.43 Ofw., Stabsstaffel/JG 51. 29.11.43 Ofw., Stabsstaffel/JG 51. 10.01.44 Ofw., Stabsstaffel/JG 51. 01.03.44 promo to Lt. 11.04.44 Lt., awarded Eichenlaub. 05.44 promo to Oblt. 15.05.44 Oblt., appt Staka 8./JG 51 (to 17.10.44). 30.05.44 Lt., 8./JG 51. 06.44 Staka 10./JG 51. 26.06.44 Lt., 8./JG 51. 08.08.44 Lt., 8./JG 51. 17.10.44 Oblt., 10./JG 51 KIA – Bf 109 G-6 (Black 1) crashed into trees during a low-level fight with a Yak-9 over East Prussia, crashed E of Gumbinnen near Schweizersfelde. Buried at Huetenfeld. Credited with c.795 combat missions and 204 air victories. HAFNER, Eduard. (DOB: 13.08.10). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. HÄFNER, Johann-Peter. (DOB: 10.05.14 in Straubing). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 09.43 in KG 77; later in Schleppgruppe 1. Last rank: Hptm. HÄFNER, Ludwig. (DOB: 17.02.21 in Ingolstadt/Donau). (R, DKG). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 26.06.41 Lt., 6./JG 3 damaged Bf 109 F-1 due to brake failure at Beresteczcko. c.07.41 Lt., assigned to 6./JG 3 on completion of training. 07.09.41 Lt., 6./JG 3 wounded in an accident at Przmysl while ferrying an aircraft. Hospitalized for several months. 05.42 returned to 6./JG 3. 20.05.42 Lt., 6./JG 3. 01.07.42 Lt., 6./JG 3. 21.09.42 Lt., 6./JG 3 awarded Ehrenpokal. 25.09.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 6./JG 3. c.01.10.42 Lt., appt Staka 3./JG 3 (to 10.11.42). 10.11.42 Lt., 3./JG 3 KIA – Bf 109 G-2 (Yellow 6) shot down by a Yak-1 or by AA? during a low-level attack on a Russia airfield near Kolobovk/ 80 km east of Stalingrad and declared MIA later KIA. 21.12.42 Lt., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz, 6./JG 3. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 52 air victories. HAFNER, Otto. 01.12.42 promo to Maj.(d.L.z.V./Fl.). HAFTENDORN, Heinz-Georg. (DOB: 01.09.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. HAFTER, Hans. (DOB: 15.05.15). (W.B.K. Duisburg). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAGA, Josef. (DOB: 25.05.21). 01.04.41 promo to Lt. 05.01.43 Lt., 9./KG 4 MIA. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAGANS, H. (n.d.) with Kav.Sch.R.4. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. 15.05.40 Lt., 3.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12 KIA - Hs 126 shot down by ground fire vic Antwerp. HAGEBACK, ? . 13.06.41 Oblt. and (Adjutant?) in Stab III./LG 1. HAGEDORN, August-Wilhelm. (DOB: 14.09.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 01.44 Lt. with I./Erg.JG 2. 12.44 Lt., trf to 9./JG 301. 02.03.45 Lt., 9./JG 301. Credited with one victory. HAGEDORN, Friedrich. (DOB: 24.11.06). (W.B.K. Kiel). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). HAGEDORN, Fritz. (DOB: 01.08.11 in Neumünster). (DKG). (n.d.) in 13./TG 1. 09.08.43 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 31.08.43 Fw. in 4./TG 1, awarded the DKG. 14.09.44 Lt., 15./KG.z.b.V. 1 fate unstated - Ju 52 (1Z+LQ) at Eleusis. Last rank: Oblt. HAGEDORN, Heinrich. (DOB: 27.06.15). (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HAGEDORN, Helmut. 08.07.43 Lt.z.S., 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 MIA vic Shetlands - BV 138 C-1 (K6+IK) WNr. 31028 shot down by FAA 881 Sqdn. Martlets of the carrier HMS Furious in the area of Narvik. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAGEDORN, Max. (DKG). 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt. 04.06.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/X. Fliegerkorps to Stab/Gen.d.Dt.Lw. bei Italuft (Abt. Qu). 10.08.43 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Süd, trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII. 28.09.43 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. XII. HAGEDORN, Paul (Paul-Walter?). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Hptm. and Chef StabsNachr.-Kp./Ln.-Abt. 146 (26. Flak-Div.). HAGEDORN, Paul. (DOB: 25.05.08) (W.B.K. Berlin II). 01.11.40 altered from Oblt.(Kr.O./Flak). to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). HAGEDORN, Reinhard. (DOB: 01.02.06 in Bremen). (W.B.K. Bremen I). (DKG). 1941 in 1. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. 01.07.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 20.09.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.03.44 Oblt. in 11.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12, awarded the DKG. HAGEL, Erich. (DOB: 12.10.07 in Zweibrücken). (W.B.K. Zweibrucken). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Bau.). 02.44 Lt., Stab/ Festung Kreta. HAGEL, Josef. (DOB: 19.07.05). (DKG). 19.02.41 Hptm., awarded DKG, 8./Flak-Rgt. 43. 01.08.43 provisional Kdr. III./Art.Rgt. 1 (L), promo and reclassified as Maj. (d.R.) (A 2/Flak) (RDA 01.01.42). Last rank: Maj. HAGELE, ? . 20.05.41 Oblt., appt Chef 7. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. HÄGELE, Karl. (DOB: 11.07.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HÄGELE, Willi. (DOB: 24.07.14 in Esslingen am Neckar). (R, DKG). 01.01.40 Lt., Flak-Rgt.Legion Condor Nr.9 (RDA adjusted to 01.01.39). 01.07.43 in 9./Flak-Rgt. 14, promo to Hptm. 05.02.44 Hptm., awarded DKG, 9./Flak-Rgt. 14. 30.09.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Chef 9./Flak-Rgt. 14. †25.11.1967 in Göppingen. HAGELGANZ, Karl. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flak). HAGELÜKEN, Hermann. (W.B.K. Magdeburg II). 01.08.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). HAGELSTANGE, Ferdinand. (DOB: 08.09.22). 01.05.43 promo to Lt.(Tr.O./Fl.) (RDA withheld). 11.05.43 KIA in a crash. HAGELSTEIN, Hans. (DOB: 08.06.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. HAGEMANN, ? . 24.12.39 Hptm.,Chef 4.FBK/ KG 27. HAGEMANN, Bernhard. (W.B.K. Münster i.W.). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). HAGEMANN, Dr. Ernst. 01.07.42 Hptm.(d.R.), in Lw.-Bau-Btl. 26/XI, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 2/VII. 01.07.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 10.09.42 named from temporary to permanent Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 2/VII. HAGEMANN, Frithjof. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAGEMANN, Günter. (DOB: 20.10.16 in Hamburg). 01.11.37 trf to LKS Wildpark Werder (to 03.09.39). 04.09.39 trf to FFS C Wesendorf (to 31.03.40). 01.08.39 promo to Lt. 01.04.40 trf to Fluglehrerschule d.L. (to 05.06.40). 06.06.40 trf to FFS C 12 Prag-Rusin. 16.08.40 trf to 3./KGr.z.b.V. 105 (to 07.03.42). 01.10.41 promo to Oblt. 08.03.42 trf to an FFS C Schule {unreadable} (to 28.03.43). 29.03.42 trf to 1./KGr.z.b.V. 106. 12.04.42 trf to 2./KG.z.b.V. 172 (to 08.05.42). 09.05.42 trf to 2./KGr.z.b.V. 800 (to 22.05.42). 05.42 KIA? 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAGEMANN, Günter. (DOB: 09.02.15). (W.B.K. Magdeburg I). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). HAGEMANN, Gustav. 03.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O./Ln.), trf to RLM (Chef N.V.W.). 01.10.42 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. II, promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). HAGEMANN, Dr.(Zahnarzt) Hans. (W.B.K. Griefswald). 01.11.42 promo to Stabsarzt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAGEMANN, Heinrich. (W.B.K. Coesfeld). 01.10.39 Hptm., appt Kp.-Chef 4. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 27. 29.09.42 Hptm., appt Kp.-Chef 2. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 27 (to 21.03.43). 01.04.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). HAGEMANN, Karl. 21.05.41 Lt., Zugführer 10.Btr./II./Flak-Lehr-Rgt. MIA? - with the 1. le.Schiffsstaffel vic Crete. HAGEMANN, Karl-Heinrich. (DOB: 16.02.17 in Eutin). 1940 pilot in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. 10.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in NAGr. 4, trf to Ob.d.L. pool (Sch.Etat) and ordered to NAG 102 for temporary duty. 22.03.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.04.43 WIA. HAGEMANN, Werner. (DOB: 29.02.96). 27.11.39 Hptm.(Erg.O./Ln.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Gotha to Nachr.Kdr. Breslau. 01.05.42 Maj., trf from Wehrm.Nachr.Kdt. Breslau to Höh.Wehrm.Nachr.Offz. Niederlande. 10.12.42 in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. 3, assigned temporary duty to Kdr. Heeresstreifendienst z.b.V. 2 (to 12.02.44). 01.03.44 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 02.45 Kdr. Wehrmachtsstreifendienst-Gruppe z.b.V. 9. HAGEMANN, Willi. (DOB: 22.03.15). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAGEMEIER, Hans. (DOB: 12.09.17). (W.B.K. Bielefeld). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. HAGEMEISTER, Heinz. (DOB: 13.11.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.01.43). HAGEMEYER, Herbert. (DOB: 04.01.20). (W.B.K. Naumburg a.S.). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). HAGEN,

? . 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Kuckuck"/2. Jagddivision.

HAGEN, Alfred. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt.., bei den Offizieren des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). HAGEN, Alfred. (DOB: 28.03.21 in Bamberg). 1943 Lt., Kampfschule d.Lw. Mourmelon. HAGEN, Alfred. (DOB: 30.01.17). 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. HAGEN, Alfred. 02/03.06.44 Lt., 13./KG 40 KIA - He 177 A-3 (F8+AX) crashed vic Gemeinde Gresten due to involuntary ground contact during a night exercise flight. HAGEN, Alois. (DOB: 22.11.95). (W.B.K. Breslau II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). HAGEN, Christ, Graf von. (DOB: 24.07.16). (n.d.) with Sch.R. 102. 03.10.39 Oblt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. 1940 Beobachter in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 23. Last rank: Oblt. HAGEN, Erich. (W.B.K. Berlin X). 27.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Flak-Ers.Abt. 12 to Luftgaukdo. VIII. 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. VIII, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). 01.45 Maj.?, Kdr. Heimat-Flak-Abt. 62/VIII. HAGEN, Fritz von dem. (W.B.K. Köln III). 26.08.40 Oblt., 5./KG 55, WIA - He 111 P (G1+GN) shot down by 602 Squadron and crashed in the Channel after a mission to attack Portsmouth Harbour; rescued by a Seenotdienst launch. 01.05.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). HAGEN, Hans-Joachim. 01.12.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). HAGEN, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 20.08.17). (W.B.K. Iserlohn). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAGEN, Heinrich. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). HAGEN, Hermann. (DOB: 10.05.22). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 24.02.44 Lt., with 8./NJG 5. 06.03.44 Lt., unhurt - Bf 110 G crash-landed vic Erkner after combat with P-47s of 357 FG. Credited with 2 victories. HAGEN, Josef. (DOB: 25.10.20). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. HAGEN, Kurt. (DOB: 18.01.21). 01.06.44 promo to Oblt./A1. HAGEN, Lothar. 01.01.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat) (still 10.12.39). 24.05.40 Lt., 3./ZG 52 KIA - Bf 110 C crashed at Metlach during a test flight. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAGEN, Paul. 01.07.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 12. (mittlere Flugm.LeitKp."Natter") III./Ln.Rgt. 232. HAGEN, Siegfried. (DOB: 23.08.19). 01.11.43 in 2./Ln.-Rgt. (mot) 12, promo to Oblt. (RDA as 01.03.43). 01.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in 6. (Telegrafenbau-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. (mot) 12. HAGEN, Theodor. (DKG). 01.04.40 pilot in 8./LG 1, promo to Oblt. 22.05.40 Oblt. in 8./LG 1, MIA – in Ju 88 A-1 (L1+ES or FS) north of Abbeville after combat with Hurricanes of 65 Sqdn., force-landed near Montreuil. 08.09.40 Oblt. in 8./LG 1, WIA - bailed out of Ju 88 A-1 (L1+DS) due to engine fire after taking off from Châteaudun. 16.01.41 Oblt., Ju 88 A-5 (L1+CD) shot up by AA fire and forced to make an emergency landing at Pozallo. 09.41 Oblt., appt Staka 7./LG 1. 19.12.41 Oblt. in 7./LG 1, awarded the DKG. 28.03.42 Oblt., 7./LG 1 MIA - in Ju 88 A-4 shot down by fighters over Novorossisk. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAGEN, Walter Adolf Christian. (DOB: 16.03.97 in Kiel). (RE). 19.05.15 entered the Heer. 1915 volunteered for Husarenregiment 13. WWI served with the Seeflieger, rising to Hauptwachtmeister. 23.11.17 began pilot training with I. Seeflieger-Abt. 31.05.18 training with the Flieger-FortbildungsSchule Holtenau. 07.07.18 training at the Kampfeinsitzerschule Putzig. 02.08.18 trf to the Kommando der Flieger beim Marinekorps Flandern. 01.09.24 pilot for Junkers Luftverkehr (to 28.02.26). 1924 with Severa (to 30.06.28). 1924 joined the Stahlhelm (to 1926). 01.03.26 worked for the Severa company. 01.07.28 became a Flugkapitän for the German airline industry and as a test pilot for the test establishments at Travemünde und Rechlin. 01.04.35 entered the Luftwaffe with a rank of Hptm. (RDA 01.05.35) and attended Infanterie Lehrgang in Königsbrück. 01.06.35 trf to Erprobungsstelle Travemünde and appt flight operations director for the testing of aircraft there. 01.04.36 trf to RLM and appt Referent für Flugsicherheit. 01.01.38 appt Staka of Erprobungsu.Lehrstaffel (See). 01.02.38 promo to Maj. 15.09.39 appt Kdr. I.(St.)/Tr.Gr. 186 (to 02.07.40). 22.06.40 appt Kommodore St.G. 1. 01.07.40 promo to Obstlt. 21.07.40 Maj., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. III./St.G. 1. 17.02.42 Obstlt., awarded Eichenlaub, Kommodore St.G. 1. 01.04.42 promo to Oberst. 10.08.42 awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.01.43 appt provisional Fliegerführer 1 (Luftflotte 1 (to 15.01.43). 15.01.43 appt provisional Fliegerführer 1 (Tunisia) (to 30.03.43). 15.03.43 appt provisional Fliegerführer 3 (Gabes). 09.04.43 Oberst, Fl.Fü. 3 injured in Fi 156 crash at Grambalia in Tunisia and sent to hospital in Kiel. 24.06.43 in Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe, trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. 17.09.43 ordered to Lw.-Kdo. Südost for temporary duty. 09.43 appt Fliegerführer Albanien (to 13.06.44). 30.04.44 concurrently appt Fliegerführer Kroatien (to 29.08.44). 01.07.44 promo to Gen.Maj. 29.08.44 appt Fliegerführer Nordbalkan (to 31.01.45). 01.02.45 appt Kdr. 17. Fliegerdivision (to 08.05.45). 08.05.45 became American POW. 1947 released from U.S. custody. †24.11.63 in Kiel following a long illness. Credited with sinking 210,000 GRT of shipping and damaging another 306,500 GRT. HAGEN, Walter. (DOB: 24.04.17). 01.10.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 8, promo to Hptm.(DAL/A2). HAGEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 20.11.10). (W.B.K. Stralsund). 01.04.42 Stfw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAGEN, Wolfgang von. 01.08.41 promo to Oberst. 16.09.43 Oberst in Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. XXV, trf to OKH (Gen.Qu.) and then to Lehrgang für Transportoffiziere in Venlo. HAGENA, Gottfried. (DOB: 31.08.12 in Lutten, near Bremen). (R, DKG). 13.07.42 Lt., 4. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 07.11.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31. 11.05.43 Oblt., Stab/NAGr. 4. 17.10.43 Oblt. in Stab/NAGr. 4, WIA – in Bf 109 G-6 shot up by AA fire and force-landed west of Dubrovna. 17.04.45 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 1./NAGr. 15. Credited with 2 victories. †11.06.2011 in Lutten/ Niedersachsen. HAGENA, Otto. (DOB: 04.02.02). (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAGENA, Siegfried. (DOB: 07.06.06). (DKG). (n.d. – 1940-41?) in KG 51. 01.07.41 promo to Maj. 15.10.42 appt Kdr. III./KG.z.b.V. 1 (to c. 01.05.43). 01.05.43 Maj., appt Kdr. III./TG 1 (to 06.07.43). 06.07.43 trf to Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Südost as Lufttransportführer. 1943-44 in Stab/Lufttransportführer Ägäis. 01.10.44 promo to Obstlt. 03.45 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 24 (to 03.45). HAGENA, Walter. 01.11.43 Maj., appt Qu 1/X. Fl.Korps. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAGENAH, Walther. (DOB: 05.10.19 in Bremen). (DKG). c.02.42 Obgfr., completed pilot training and posted to 2./JG 3. 22.04.42 unhurt - Bf 109 F-4 (Yellow 11or 4?) crashed on take-off from WienAspern. 12.08.42 Ofr., 2./JG 3. 01.09.42 Ofr., 2./JG 3. 14.10.42 Uffz., 2./JG 3. 19.12.43 Uffz., with 10./JG 3. 12.05.44 Fw.(Lt.?), 10./JG 3 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 force landed at Dornholzhaus after combat with B-17s. 07.44 Lt. trf to IV.(Sturm)/JG 3. 03.08.44 Lt., 10.JG 3. 08.44 Lt., appt Staka 10.(Sturm)/JG 3 (to 10.44). 09.44 attended a fighter leader’s course. He then went to Erfurt to convert ex-bomber pilots for fighter operations with the Fw 190 A. 03.11.44 in 2./Erg/JGr. Nord. Later he was sent to Luben to train new Sturmgruppe pilots. 01.01.45 Lt. in an unspecified JG, awarded the DKG. 03.45 trf to III./JG 7. 10.04.45 Lt., 9./JG 7. Credited with 17 victories in 140 missions. Shot down three times. †18.03.2013. HAGENAUER, Bruno. 07.05.43 Lt., 3./JG 53 MIA - aboard a Ju 52 as passenger going from Tunis to Sicily. HAGENBAUER, Heinrich. (DOB: 17.08.07). (W.B.K. Nürnberg). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAGENBAUER, Walter. (DOB: 15.06.11?). (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 27.07.43 Oblt. (d.R./Flak), RDA adjusted to 01.08.40. 01.11.43 promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 12.44 Hptm., IIa in Stab/14. Flak-Div. (to 04.45). HAGENBERG, Walter. (DOB: 09.10.05). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HAGENBRING, Claus-Georg. (DOB: 23.09.14). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 19.03.44 Oblt., III./KG 26 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 lost off coast vic Bougie in the Mediterranean during a convoy attack. HAGENBRUCH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 08.09.14). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAGENDORF, Franz. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. d.R. (Flak). HAGENDORF, Johann. 07.02.43 Lt., III./NJG 3 KIA - Bf 110 E-2 overturned on landing at Stade. HAGENDORN,

? . 10.44 Lt., 9./JG 301.

HAGENER, Rudolf. 28.05.43 Oblt., 7./KG 30 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+CR) lost - no details. HAGENMAIER, Friedrich. 01.04.44 promo to Hptm. HAGENMAYER, Albert. (W.B.K. Ravensburg). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 16.07.43 Maj. (d.R.), Fl.Ers.Btl. VII, appt Kp.-Chef Horstkp./Fl.H.Kdtr. A 202/XII. HAGENMEISTER, Fritz. (DOB: 13.09.19 in Detmold). 1944 Lt. with JG 102. HAGENMÜLLER, Fritz. 12.40 (or 06.42?) Hptm., Kdr. Flak-Ers.Abt. 7. 12.08.42 Maj.(d.R.), Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 660, appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 662. HAGENMÜLLER, Karl-Hans. 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. HAGENOW, Gustav von. (DKG). 19.09.44 Maj., with 18. Feld-Div. (L) awarded the DKG. HAGENOW, Hans von. (DOB: 23.01.15). 09-10.41 Oblt., 7./NJG 1. 29.07.42 Oblt., in 7./NJG 1. 10.43 with 2./NJG 100. 25.05.42 Oblt., injured in a flying accident while serving with a Küstenfliegergruppe. (n.d.) in III./NJG 1 then trf to NJG 5. 13.03.43 Oblt., 11./NJG 5 WIA - Bf 110 E-1 crashed vic Reng-Königswalde as a result of an engine fire. 12.10.43 Oblt., with 2./NJG 100. 01.01.44 promo to Hptm. 12.10.43 Oblt., 2./NJG 100. 10.44 Hptm. and Staka 5./NJG 100. Credited with 2 victories. Survived the war. HAGENS, Karl. (DOB: 11.07.17 in Berlin). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.10.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) Lt., "KB (Bild)". HAGER, ? . 11.04.43 Hptm., 3./NJG 4. Credited with one victory. HAGER, Alfred. (DOB: 30.08.19). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HAGER, Erich. 05.08.43 Maj. (d.R./Fl.) in I./KG 51, ordered to Stab/Fernkampfführer Luftflotte 2 for temporary duty. 04.12.43 Maj., appt provisional Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 203/VII (to 15.02.44?). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAGER, Friedrich. 06.09.44 Hptm., appt (acting?) Kp.Chef Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XV (to 11.44). HAGER, Gottfried. 10.05.40 Oblt. in 9./KG 3, POW - Do 17 Z shot down by 87 Sqdn. vic Thionville then crashing near Audun-le-Roman. 1942 Hptm., in I./KG 30 (to 11.04.42 KIA). 11.04.42 Hptm., I./KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 in a mid-air collision near Oulu in central Finland. HÄGER, Heinrich. (DOB: 11.04.13). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. HAGER, Johannes. (DOB:16.08.20 in Pretzier/Altmark). (R, DKG). 01.12.41 promo to Lt. 14/15.02.43 Lt. in 6./NJG 1. 29/30.05.43 Lt., 6./NJG 1. 04.07.43 Lt., 4./NJG 1. 23.09.43 Lt., 4./NJG 1 WIA - lost Bf 110 G-4 (G9+CC) in combat vic Hochstetten, bailed out. 25.11.43 Lt., awarded DKG, II./NJG 1. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. /A1. 18/19.04.44 Oblt., 6./NJG 1. 01.05.44 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.05.44 appt Staka 6./NJG 1 (to 08.05.45). 22.06.44 Oblt., 6./NJG 1 uninjured when He 219 A-0 (G9+LP(LF?)) shot down over the Schelde Estuary. 01.11.44 promo to Hptm. 01/02.11.44 Oblt., 6./NJG 1. 20/21.02.45 Hptm., 6./NJG 1. 12.03.45 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka in II./NJG 1. 05.45 became POW in Schleswig-Holstein. Credited with 99 combat missions and 48 air victories. †02.09.93 in Düsseldorf. HAGER, Josef. (DOB: 15.02.95). 01.09.42 in Luftgaustab z.b.V. 40, promo to Obstlt. 13.11.42 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. Rostow. 09.44 Obstlt., Kdt.(acting?) Koflug 2/XI (still 03.45). HAGER, Dr. (med.) (Z) Karl. (W.B.K. Saarlautern). 01.05.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HAGER, Karl. (DOB: 20.07.17 or 20.07.19 in Stadl-Paura near Wels/Austria). (R, DKG). c.02.42 training completed, assigned to 4./St.G. 2. 13.09.42 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 27.11.42 Uffz., awarded DKG, 4./St.G. 2. 04.02.44 in 4./SG 152 – KIA or killed in crash near Pancevo during operations in Yugoslavia. 29.02.44 Fw., posthumously awarded Ritterkreuz for service in 4./SG. 2. HAGER, Dr. Otto. 1943-44 Oberstabsarzt, Divisionsarzt/23. Flak-Div. (to 04.44). HAGER, Otto. (DOB: 27.08.08). (W.B.K. München I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HÄGER, Werner. (DOB: 1902). 06.40 Regierungs-Inspektor (Lt.) and meteorologist in Stab/Aufkl.Gr. 122. HAGERER, Friedrich. (DOB: 27.08.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HÄGERICH, Wilhelm. 01.08.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.01.45 Lt., Zugführer 1.(StabsnachrichtenKp.)/Lg.Ln.Abt. 5. HAGEWIESCHE, Hugo. (DOB: 08.10.94). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAGGE, Hans. (DOB: 11.06.93). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. HAGGE, Karl-Heinrich. (DOB: 04.10.07). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAGIST, Ernst. (DOB: 15.10.16 in Neuruppin). 1944-45 Oblt. in Erg.JG 1. HAGIST, Hans. (DOB: 21.03.22). (W.B.K. Freiburg/Breisgau). 01.11.42 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAGL, ? . 24.02.44 Oblt., 4./ZG 1. Credited with one victory. HAGL, Andreas. (DOB: 21.04.11 in Farchant-Garmisch/Oberbayern). (R). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 10.10.31 entered the Heer. and assigned to 16.Kp./19. Inf.Rgt. 01.10.34 promo to Uffz. 17.04.37 trf to the Luftwaffe and volunteered for the paratroops. (n.d.) attended the Fallschirmschule in Stendal. 09.39 Zugführer in II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 1. 22.05.40 WIA during taking of a railroad bridge over the Maas at Moerdijk. 01.08.40 adjusted RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 08.40 trf to Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 01.11.40 promo to Lt., appt Zug-Führer in 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 16.01.41 promo to Oblt.d.R. 26.05.41 appt Führer of 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3, seriously WIA in the right thigh SW of Kaniá. 10.06.41 appt Führer of 7./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 09.07.41 Oblt.d.R., awarded Ritterkreuz, 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 08.10.41 WIA in Russia - hospitalized for some time. (n.d.) after recovery he became the Nachkommando-Führer of Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3. 15.06.42 assigned to the Führer-Reserve of Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3, then the Offz.z.b.V. 01.04.43 in XI. Fliegerkorps area, promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.) (RDA 01.06.42). 01.5.43 trf to Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Kommando der Erganzungs-Einheiten und Schulen des XI. Fliegerkorps. 28.02.44 admitted to the Reserve-Lazarett Bonn. 15.05.44 appt Führer of the Nachkommandos of 1.Fsch.Jg.-Div. 28.07.44 KIA vic San Vito di Laguzzano in Italy. Buried at Costermano/Italy. [Version #2: 29.04.45 murdered by partisans vic San Vito di Laguzzano/Italy]. HAGMANN, Dr. Rudolf. (DOB: 09.03.92 in Reutlingen). 03.08.14 entered the Heer. WWI served with Grenadier-Rgt. 4 then as an observer with the Fliegertruppe. 1916 promo to Lt.d.R. 00.24 conferred with Dr. rer.pol. 04.33 joined the NSDAP. 15.06.34 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Staatdienst with a rank of Regierungsrat and appt Regierungsrat beim Luftamt Stuttgart. 01.04.35 promo to Oberregierungsrat. 30.09.35 appt Abt.–Chef im RLM. 01.10.37 promo to LuftkreisIntendant. 01.02.39 appt Amtsgruppen-Chef im RLM. 27.05.40 appt Luftgau-Intendant BelgienNordfrankreich. 12.03.41 appt Amtsgruppen-Chef LD/Pers./RLM. 01.02.42 appt Luftgau-Intendant VII München. 01.05.44 reassigned to the Offizieren des Truppensonderdienstes. 28.08.44 appt Luftflotten-Intendant 6. 01.11.44 promo to Generalstabs-Intendant. 08.05.45 became POW. 1947 released. †22.10.80 in Stuttgart-Riederberg. HAGMANN, Walter. (DOB: 04.06.13). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.06.37 RDA as Lt./Flak. HAGNER, ? . 20.09.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Seenotbereichskommando XII. HAGNER, Friedrich. 01.01.40 Lt.(Ln.), I./Ln.Rgt. 1 (RDA adjusted to 01.01.39). 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. HAGNER, Heinrich. (DOB: 28.08.06). (W.B.K. Neumünster). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAGNER, Helmut. (DOB: 20.05.24). 01.02.44 promo to Lt./A2. HAHLEN, Heinrich. 10.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.). Erg.FAGr. trf to Erg.NASt. HAHLFELD, Peter. 06.04.41 Oblt., III./St.G. 77 KIA - Ju 87 lost vic Belgrade. HÄHLING, Kurt. 01.02.43 Oberst?, appt acting Kdr. Lw.-Felddivision 8 (to 15.02.43). HAHM, Konstantin. (DOB: 21.07.12). (R, DKG). 17.10.43 Hptm. in Pz. Rgt. HG, awarded the DKG. 09.06.44 Hptm. and Kdr. II./Fsch.Pz.Rgt. Hermann Göring”, awarded the Ritterkreuz. c.25.01.45 Maj., appt Kdr. Fsch.Pz.Ers.-u.Ausb.Rgt. 3 “Hermann Göring” (to 03.45). †26.02.52 in an auto accident in Köln. HAHMACHER, ? . 14.02.45 Lt., 1./JG 301 unhurt - Fw 190 shot down by fighters vic Teinice near Ústí nad Labem. HAHMEYER, Heinz. (DOB: 22.10.12). 01.45 Flieger-Hauptingenieur in Fallschirm-Panzer-Rgt. Hermann Göring. HAHN, ? . 01.01.40 Maj. and Major beim Stab Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. HAHN, (Karl-August? Walter?). 19.06.43 Oblt. with Ln.-Schule 4, but detached in the Paris area. HAHN, Adolf. 08.39 Hptm.(W), with Luftmuna Torgelow. 01.12.40 promo to Maj.(Flak). 07.05.43 Maj.(W) in Flak-Ers.Abt. 37, trf to Lufthauptmunitionsanstalt 1/XI. HAHN, Alfred. (DOB: 19.01.18). (W.B.K. Esslingen/Neckar). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). 29.08.44 Lt., 14.(Eis)/KG 55 KIA - He 111 H-16 lost to engine failure on take-off at Riga-Spilve. Buried in Riga. HAHN, Arno. (DOB: 04.05.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAHN, Arthur. (DOB: 11.04.10 in Gelsenkirchen). 1943 Lt., Luftgaukdo. Südost. HAHN, Bruno von. (DOB: 15.01.00 in Arensburg (Kuressaare)/Ösel/Estonia). WWI served in the Infanterie. 1926 conferred with an engineering degree from Braunschweig Technische Hochschule. 1930 underwent oral examination for doctorate. (n.d.) mechanical engineer - development of paints and also a radio engineer. 1941 attached to the Generaldirektor Luftzeug-Verbindungsstelle Ost (in Russia). 1942 trf to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin - developing radar. 01.11.43 promo to Fl.St.Ing. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAHN, Dieter. (DOB: 06.05.21). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 17.12.42 Lt., 12./LG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+DW) shot down by Spitfires between Catania and Tripolis [Version #2: Catania - Castel-Benito]. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAHN, Egon. (DOB: 10.09.19). (W.B.K. Dresden I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAHN, Erich. 01.06.43 promo to Maj. d.R. (Flg.). HAHN, Ernst. (DOB: 08.09.17). (W.B.K. Rostock). (DKG). 01.04.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 04.08.43 Oblt. and Beobachter (observer) in NAGr. 11, WIA – in Fw 189 shot down by a fighter SW of Staraya Russa. 01.01.45 Oblt. in an unspecified Aufkl.Gr., awarded the DKG. HAHN, Ernst. (DOB: 15.11.91). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 01.08.44 promo to Oberst (Wm.). 00.44 Leiter Wehrm.Umschlagstelle Piräus (Piraeus). HAHN, Ernst. 01.07.39 Maj., trf from Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 10 to Waffenmeisterschule d.Lw. Halle. 10.06.42 Obstlt., trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. XI (previously with Kampfbeobachterschule d.Lw. Bug auf Rügen) to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI (Abt. Qu 1). 13.10.42 trf to Stab/Fliegerführer Afrika (to 09.03.43). 09.03.43 trf to Abteilung für See- und Lufttransport/Oberbefehlshaber Südost and appt stellv. Abteilungsleiter. HAHN, Ernst. 11.39 Maj. and Kdr. Ln.-Abt. (mot) z.b.V., appt Kdr. I./Ln.-Versuchs-Rgt. c.01.04.41 Maj., appt Kdr. Ln.-Rgt. 22 (to 24.06.41 KIA – in Fi 156 crash near Lida/NE Poland). HAHN, Franz (“Gockl”). (DOB: 08.10.15 in Salzburg). (DKG). 1933 joined the Austrian Army. 1935 trf to the Austrian Air Force. 1938 trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.04.38 Lt., ordered to Fl.Ers.Abt. 27 Halberstadt. 01.09.38 trf to 2./JG 331. 09.39 Oblt. with 2./JG 77. 01.03.40 appt Staka Schulstaffel/JG 77. 25.03.40 returned to 2./JG 77 (not as Staka). 31.08.40 Oblt., 11./JG 51. 01.09.40 Hptm., appt (acting?) Staka 2./JG 77 (to 03.11.40). 21.11.40 Hptm., appt Staka 11./JG 51 (to 31.07.42). 22.06.41 Oblt., 11./JG 51. 09.09.41 Oblt., 11./JG 51. 10.01.43 Hptm., in I./JG 4, appt provisional Kdr. I./JG 4 (to 22.01.44). 22.01.44 Hptm., Kdr. I./JG 4 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down and struck tail plane 2 km SE of Littorio/Italy. 03.04.44 Hptm., posthumously awarded the DKG, I./JG 4. Buried at Pomezia. Credited with at least 17 and possibly 34 victories. HAHN, Franz. 20.06.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 4/VII. HAHN, Fritz. (DOB: 06.08.08) (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). HAHN, Fritz. (DOB: 16.10.95). (W.B.K. Rostock). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). 01.12.43 promo to Maj.d.R. 06.10.44 appt provisional and then permanent Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 503 (still 04.45). HAHN, Fritz. (DOB: 23.06.12 in Oels). 1940 Beobachter in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31. HAHN, Fritz Karl Ludwig. (DOB: 24.11.19 in Welzheim). (W.B.K. Schwab. Gmund). (DKG). 07.11.38 entered the Luftwaffe. 07.11.38 trf to 2./Ln.Rgt. 1 Bernau (to 29.02.40). 01.03.40 trf to 8. (Sch.)/Ln.Schule Halle (to 03.05.40). 01.04.40 promo to Lt. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). 01.03.43(21.08.42?) Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 29.04.43 awarded DKG, 12.(H)/Aufkl.Gr.13. 01.05.43 appt Kp.Chef Ln.Kp.(mot)/KG 76. 01.09.44 promo to Hptm. c. 11.44 with FFS A 72 Schwerin-Gories as a trainee. Credited with at least 127 combat missions. HAHN, Fritz. (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Ln.). HAHN, Georg. (DOB: 06.08.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 24.03.44 Lt., 6./KG 54 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (B3+HP) lost to unknown cause in the area of London. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAHN, Georg. (DOB: 02.08.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAHN, Georg. (DOB: 23.08.07). (n.d.) Fl.Hpt.Ing. HAHN, Gert. (DOB: 20.12.11). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HAHN,Günter. (DOB: 09.10.07). 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., I./Flak-Lehr-Rgt. 08.02.44 Lt., acting Bttr.Chef (unspecified ) schw.Flak-Abt. KIA. Buried at Costermano. HAHN, Günter. (DOB: 13.07.13 in Cottbus). (W.B.K. Cottbus). (DKG). 1940 Beobachter in 4. (H)/Aufkl.Gr. 31. 01.09.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 25.01.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.10.43 Oblt. and Stab/NAGr. 3 awarded the DKG. HAHN, Günter. (DKG). 20.03.44 Lt., 16./TG 1 awarded the DKG. HAHN, Günther. (DOB: 06.01.15 in Hirschberg). 12.12.44 Oblt.(Tr.O.), 1./NJG 6 KIA - Bf 110 G-4 crashed due to ground contact vic Marienbad. Buried at Marienbad/Sudetenland. HAHN Dr.(med.) Günther von. (W.B.K. Limburg/Lahn). 01.08.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HAHN, Günther. (DOB: 17.03.15 in München). (DKG). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 77. 15.09.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 19.12.41 Oblt., awarded DKG, I./KG 77. 05.03.42 Oblt., Staka 1./KG 77 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 in a collision with another Ju 88 landing at Orscha-Süd. Buried at Orscha. HAHN, Dr. (med.) Günther. (W.B.K. Siegen). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). HAHN, Hans (“Assi”). (DOB: 14.04.14 in Gotha). (RE, DKG). 01.04.34 joined the army as an officer candidate in the Infanterie-Regiment 14. 01.35 attended the Kriegsschule at München (to 10.35). 11.35 trf to the Luftwaffe, and started pilot training at Celle. 1936 selected to participate in the summer Olympic Games in Berlin in the pentathlon, but had to withdraw due to illness. 01.04.36 promo to Lt. 15.04.37 trf to 4./JG 134. 01.11.37 trf to JFS Werneuchen to be an instructor. 01.02.39 promo to Oblt. and trf to Stab I./JG 3 (sic). 09.39 Oblt., in JG 2. 10.39 trf to II./JG 2. 15.12.39 appt Staka 4./JG 2 (to 28.10.40). 14.05.40 Lt., 4./JG 2. 19.05.40 Oblt., 4./JG 2. 06.06.40 Oblt., 4./JG 2. 24.09.40 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 4./JG 2. 01.10.40 Hptm. and Staka 4./JG 2, appt Kdr. III./JG 2 (to 31.10.42). 18.10.40 Oblt., Staka 4./JG 2 unhurt? - Bf 109 E-4 in a forced landing vic Mont St. Michel. 20.05.41 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. II./JG 2. 25.06.41 Hptm., Stab III./JG 2. 07.07.41 Hptm., Stab III./JG 2. 14.08.41 Hptm., awarded Eichenlaub, Kdr. III./JG 2. 27.09.41 Hptm., Stab III./JG 2. 13.10.41 Hptm., Stab III./JG 2. 16.07.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, III./JG 2. 19.11.42 Hptm., appt Kdr. II./JG 54 (to 21.02.43). 29.12.42 Hptm., Stab II./JG 54. 01.01.43 promo to Maj. 14.01.43 Maj., Stab II./JG 54. 27.01.43 Maj., Stab II./JG 54. 21.02.43 Maj., Stab II./JG 54 POW – in Bf 109 G-2/R6 (Black << + -) that force-landed behind Russian lines in the Demyansk area after air combat SE of Salutsche. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with c.560 combat missions and 108 air victories. 1950 released from Soviet captivity. Hahn gained employment at the international corporation of Bayer Leverkeusen and assigned to a position dealing in trade with France and England. He later became a director of the Wano Schwarzpulver Company, which manufactured gunpowder, at Kunigunde near Goslar. He retired from this company in 1977 and lived in southern France with his family. †18.12.82 in München. Credited with 108 victories. HAHN, Hans von (“Vadder”). (DOB: 07.08.14 in Frankfurt/M.). (R). 1934 joined the Navy and was a sea cadet. 1935 trf to the Luftwaffe. 09.39 Oblt., Chef Stabskp. I./JG 3. 03.10.39 Hptm., in Stab II./JG 53, appt Staka 8./JG 53 (to 20.08.40). 22.12.39 Oblt., 8./JG 53. 21.05.40 Oblt., 8./JG 53. 07.06.40 Oblt., 8./JG 53. 27.08.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 3 (to 15.01.42). 10.01.41 Hptm., Stab I./JG 3. 09.07.41 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. I./JG 3. 15.01.42 appt Kdr. II./JG 1 (to 20.06.42). 20.06.42 reportedly, he was relieved of this command and confined to quarters under somewhat mysterious circumstances relating to the shooting of a sentry. 10.42 appt Ia/JG 5. 01.11.42 promo to Maj. 01.01.43 trf to the staff of the General der Jagflieger. 06.02.43 ordered to trf from Stab/JG 5 to ZG 1 but ordered cancelled before it was put into effect. 12.05.43 in Stab/JG 5, trf to Höh.Kdo.d.Jagd- u.Zerstörerschulen for further assignment. 21.07.43 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 103 (to 15.03.45). 11.43 concurrently appt acting Kommodore SG 101 (to 05.44)? 04.45 Maj., appt Jagdfliegerführer Oberitalien (to 29.04.45). Credited with over 300 combat missions and 34 air victories. †05.11.57 in Frankfurt/M. HAHN, Hans. (DOB: 21.02.19 in Rheydt). (R). 01.40 assigned to a bomber unit as a pilot. c.07.40 volunteered for night fighter training. c.10.40 Fw., assigned to 3./NJG 2 on completion of training. 02.01.41 Lt., 3./NJG 2. 13.03.41 Lt., 3./NJG 2. 08.04.41 Fw., 3./NJG 2. 04/05.05.41 Ofw./Lt., 3./NJG 2. 09.07.41 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, I./NJG 1. 31.07.41 Lt., 3./NJG 2 WIA - Ju 88 C-2 crash-landed at Gilze-Rijen. 17.08.41 Lt., 3./NJG 2. 04.09.41 Lt., 3./NJG 2 unhurt - Ju 88 C-4 (R4+OL) taxiing accident at Deelen. 11/12.10.41 Lt., 3./NJG 2 KIA - Ju 88 C-4 (R4+NL) in collision Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K with an Oxford of No. 12 Flying School while attacking it over the Grantham area in England. Buried at Cannock Chase. Credited with 12 night victories. HÄHN, Hans. 06.41 Obstlt., Ia/Dt.Luftwaffenmission Rumänien. 16.01.43 Oberst (Flak), trf from FlakErs.Abt. 95 to Flak-Ers.Abt. 92. HAHN, Heinrich. (DKG). 14.02.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./KG 51 (to 03.02.42 KIA- in Russia). 19.04.41 Hptm. and Kdr. I./KG 51, MIA – in Ju 88 (9K+EK) shot down near Khalkis/Greece, but later returned to unit. 03.11.41 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokals. 02.01.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, I./KG 51. 03.02.42 Hptm., Kdr. I./KG 51 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed in Russia, details unknown - not combat related. HAHN, Helmut. (DOB: 30.08.20). 01.10.43 in 4./Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 3, promo to Oblt. HAHN, Helmut. (DOB: 08.01.11). (W.B.K. Hamburg II). 01.05.41 Fw. , promo to Lt.(Fl.). HAHN, Herbert. (DOB: 13.01.92). 01.04.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), appt Wehrmachtfürsorge-und Versorgungsoffizier Potsdam B. 01.08.42 Wehrmachtfürsorgeoffizier Saarburg, promo to Obstlt. (Wm.). HAHN, Hermann. (DOB: 01.12.19). (W.B.K. Hamburg IV). 01.11.42 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAHN, Hermann. (DOB: 24.07.11). (W.B.K. Aurich). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 08.12.43 Oblt. in 1.(F)/SAGr. 130, KIA – in BV 138 C-1 (6I+GL) that flew into a mountainside on Porsangerhalvøya near Mannskarvik Nordkapp/Norway (N of Repvåg, 20 km S of Honningsvåg, (Pl.Qu.27 Ost/ 51283) during bad weather. Buried at Botn-Rognan. HAHN, Horst. (DOB: 25.03.15 in Nonnewitz). 18.05.43 Lt., 1./KG 6 KIA - Ju 88 A-14 (3H+EH) shot down by a Mosquito of 151 Sqdn. Buried at Cannock Chase. HAHN, Joachim. (DOB: 17.03.03 in Hirschberg/Schlesien). (R). 01.04.23 entered the Reichsmarine as an officer cadet. (n.d.) trained as a cadet at the Marineschule at Flensburg-Mürwik and aboard the training vessel Berlin. 01.28 Lt.z.S., served aboard the light cruiser Nymphe (to 01.29). 01.29 served aboard the liner, the Hessen (to 11.29). 11.29 trf to the Stab/Marinestation Ost (to 11.32). 11.32 Oblt.z.S., served aboard the fisheries protection vessel Elbe II. 1935 trf to the Luftwaffe as a Hptm. 01.05.36 Hptm., Staka? 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 206. 01.08.38 promo to Maj. 09.39 with Stab des Generales des Luftwaffe beim Ob.d.M. 01.11.39 Maj., trf from Stab/Gen.d.Lw. beim OKM to Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. 29.07.40 Obstlt., appt Kdr. KGr. 606 (to 05.41 - sick). 21.10.40 Obstlt., awarded the Ritterkreuz for meritorious operations against England as Kdr. KGr. 606. 05.42 Obstlt., appt Kommodore of KG 6 (to 03.06.42). 03.06.42 Obstlt., Kommodore Stab/KG 6 KIA - in Bf 108 B-1 shot down into the Channel by Spitfires near Le Treport). HAHN, Johannes. 01.02.43 Oberst, in Flak-Ers.Abt. 92, ordered temporary duty to Stab/Luftgaukdo. I. HAHN, Dr. (med.) Karl. (W.B.K. Hildesheim). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). HAHN, Karl. (DOB: 18.10.99) 01.04.24 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 15.10.33 Generalstab training at the Höh.Offizierekurse Wien (Vienna) (to 15.09.36). 01.05.35 promo to Hptm. 01.04.38 trf into the Austrian Generalstab. 01.06.38 trf from the Austrian Army to the German Luftwaffe. 25.06.38 orientation training at the Höh.Lw.-Schule Berlin-Gatow, Grosse KFS Tutow, Lw.-Gruppenkdo. 2, Flakartillerieschule Wustrow and with a Jagdgruppe (to 31.08.38). 01.09.38 assigned to 5.Abt./Genst.d.Lw. 01.12.38 appt Battr.-Offz. in I./Flak-Rgt. 23. 01.03.39 appt Battr.-Chef in I./Flak-Rgt. 23. 01.04.43 Kdr. le.Res.Flak-Abt. 844 (to 09.06.43), promo to Obstlt. 09.06.43 appt Kdr. schw.Flak-Abt. 272. 05.10.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 103 (to 04.45). HAHN, Karl-August. 01.41 Oblt., appt Chef Flughafen-Ber.Ln.-Kp. z.b.V. 13 (to 02.41). HAHN, Karl-Heinz. 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 20.08.43 Maj. and Kdr. III./Art.Rgt. 13 (L), trf to Lw.Befh. Mitte for further assignment. HAHN, Karl-Otto. (DOB: 23.07.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. HAHN, Karl-Otto. (DOB: 10.06.22). 01.04.44 promo to Oblt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAHN, Dr. Lothar. (DOB: 30.10.04 in Leipzig.). 01.02.32 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 905406). 1941 Erprobungsstelle Rechlin - testing of aircraft electrical equipment. 01.08.43 promo to Fl.St.Ing. HAHN, Max. (DOB: 09.04.09). (i.G.). 12.04.28 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 01.04.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and assigned to Stab/Flak-Abt. Fürth. 01.10.35 appt Adjutant in Stab/Flak-Abt. Fürth. 01.04.36 appt Adjutant in I./Flak-Rgt. 18 (Mannheim). 08.09.37 appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Abt. F/88 (mot) (Legion Condor). 01.04.38 promo to Hptm. 11.11.38 appt Referent in Ausb.Abt./Chef Ausbildungswesens in RLM. 15.10.39 appt Ia op 2 in Stab/Koluft AOK 6. 06.04.40 appt Ia op 2 in Stab/Koluft Heeresgruppe C. 15.08.40 trf to L.In.4/RLM. 15.10.40 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (3. Kurz-Lehrgang) (to 15.02.41). 01.11.40 (01.07.41?) promo to Maj. 16.02.41 appt Ia in Stab/Luftgaukdo. Belgien/Nordfrankreich. 15.08.41 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 18.01.43 Maj., appt Ia/19. Flak-Div.(mot.)(trop.) (to 10.05.43 POW - Tunisia). 01.11.43 promo to Obstlt. 01.09.44 admitted to the Genstab d.Lw. HAHN, Otto. (DOB: 17.03.12 in Saarbrücken). 1940 with 3./JFS 1. 10.06.40 Lt., with 6./JG 52. 14.02.41 Oblt., in 1.(J)/LG 2. 21.10.41 Oblt., 6./JG 77. End 1941 appt Adj. III./JG 77. 03.03.42 Oblt., Stab III./JG 77 KIA - Bf 109 F-4 accidental ground contact in bad weather, crashed near Suja. Credited with 7 victories. HAHN, Paul. 22.06.43 Maj. (d.R.) with Fl.H.Kdtr. E 12/IV, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 39/IV. 15.02.44 Hptm.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. 14/IV. HAHN, Peter. (DOB: 31.03.18). 15.06.42 Oblt., appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 135 (to 05.08.42). 01.03.43 in RLM (Amtsgruppe für Flakentwicklung – L.Flak), promo to Hptm.(Tr.O.). 28.09.43 appt Battr.-Chef in I. Flakkorps (to 20.01.44). 17.04.44 appt Gruppenleiter II in Stab/Gen.d.Flakwaffe RLM (still 12.44). HAHN, Peter. 01.11.43 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 01.45 Maj. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 24/III (Jüterbog-Waldlager). HAHN, Robert. (DOB: 03.12.16 in Berlin). (W.B.K. Braunschweig). 01.01.36 (28.12.35?) entered the Luftwaffe, assigned to 1./Flak-Rgt. 7. 01.11.40 promo to Oblt. (Tr.O.). 06.04.41 Oblt., Stab I./FlakRgt. 6 WIA vic Kulata. 11.10.41 appt Bttr.Chef 1./I./Flak-Rgt. 6 (to 12.06.42). 01.07.43 in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 42, promo to Hptm. (T) (RDA 01.09.43). 09.09.43 appt Sachbearbeiter Ia op 2 Stab/9. Flak-Division (mot). HAHN, Rudolf. (DKG). 01.10.44 Oblt., unspecified Flak-Abt. awarded the DKG. HAHN, Rudolf. (DOB: 31.10.10 in Dessau). 01.07.33 joined the SS. (n.d.) had been a bank employee. 01.02.38 joined the NSDAP (Nr. 4843647). 08.39 promo to Lt. 1939-40 appt Zugführer 2. of 4./Res.Flak-Abt. 434. 1940 appt Zugführer 1. of 5./Res.Flak-Abt. 436. 1940 appt Adj. Stab/Res.Flak-Abt. 306. 1941 appt Adj. Stab/le.Res.Flak-Abt. 436. 10.41 promo to Oblt. 1942 appt Adj. Stab/le.Flak-Abt. 854. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef in 3./le.Flak-Abt. 854. 01.10.44 promo to Hptm. HAHN, Siegfried. (DOB: 03.07.17 in Lichtenstein (Sachsen)). 15.08.40 Lt., Nachr. Offz. Stab II./ZG 76 WIA - Bf 110 C crashed at Cherbourg-West due to fighter damage. 04.04.43 Oblt., Staka 9./NJG 3 (to 02/03.01.44 KIA). 01.06.43 in III./NJG 3, promo to Hptm. 27.09.43 Hptm., 3./NJG 3. 18/19.10.43 Hptm., 9./NJG 3. 02/03.01.44 with (Staka?) 9./NJG 3 KIA - Bf 110 G-4 (D5+BT) crashed vic Bachenbruck near Stade due to engine failure. Buried at Neukirch (Lausitz). Credited with 7 night and 3 day victories. HAHN, Udo. (DOB: 06.04.91). 01.07.41 promo to Obstlt. 06.09.42 Obstlt., trf from Abt. Ic/Lw.Führungsstab to RLM pool and assigned temporary duty to Annahmestelle 1 für Offz.Bewerber d.Lw. (to 05.01.43). 16.02.43 in Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Stab/Luftgaukdo. VI for temporary duty (to 16.06.43). 17.06.43 ordered to Stab/Luftgaukdo. VII for temporary duty. 30.04.45 Oberst (Tr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV, released from active military service. HAHN, Viktor. (DOB: 25.02.97). (W.B.K. Ulm). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HAHN, Walfried(Walfred?). 01.10.32 promo to Obstlt.(Ln.). 1938 Hpm.(E), with Telegraphbataillon 5 of the Austrian Air Force, trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.10.38 with Lg.-Kdo. VIII. 20.04.42 Obstlt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K (Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. XVII to Wehrm.Nachr.Kdtr. 306. 18.05.42 trf from Wehrm.Nachr.Kdtr. 306 to Wehrm.Nachr.Kdtr. Dresden. HAHN, Walter. (DOB: 17.03.20). 20.07.41 Lt., Ln.Kp./SKG 210 WIA - in combat mission vic Roslawl. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). HAHN, Walter Freiherr von. (DOB: 18.11.11). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Ln. HAHN, Dr. (med.) (Z) Werner. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. HAHN, Werner. (DOB: 17.04.13). (W.B.K. Chemnitz). 01.10.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAHN, Werner. (DOB: 08.05.07). (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAHN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 13.03.25). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 12.44 Lt., 11./JG 54. 25.02.45 Lt., II./JG 27 WIA - Bf 109 G-14/AS (Yellow 5 + -) in combat N of Ahaus. HAHN, Dr. (med.) Willy. (DOB: 06.08.06). 01.04.43 Führer Sanitäts-Flugbereitschaft 11, promo to Oberstabsarzt. 14.10.44 Oberstabsarzt, appt provisional Kdr. Lw.-San.Abt. (o) 20/III. HAHN, Dr. Willy. (DKG). 23.02.43 Stfw. (Stabsarzt?) in Seenotstaffel 8, awarded the DKG. ] HAHN, Wolfgang. (DOB: 29.05.18). (W.B.K. Fulda). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O/Flak). HAHN, Wolfgang. (DOB: 25.10.16). (W.B.K. Eberswalde). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAHNDORF, Kurt. (DOB: 15.05.10). (W.B.K. Swinemünde). 01.11.42 Stfw., simultaneous promo to Lt. and Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). HAHNDORF, Kurt. (W.B.K. Halle/Saale). 23.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), trf from Wehrmeldeamt Halle/Saale to Wehrbezirkskdo. Lissa. 01.09.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). HAHNDORF, Paul. (DOB: 14.08.83). 27.02.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Ln.), Nafü/Koflug 9/III, appt Nafü/Koflug 4/VIII. 1943-44 Maj. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. HAHNE, ? . 27.01.43 Lt., 12./JG 1. Credited with one victory. HAHNE, Ernst. (DOB: 06.07.14 in Essen). 23(25?).08.42 Lt., Stab I./JG 2 WIA - Fw 190 A-3 emergency landed vic Octeville due to engine failure. 14.03.43 Lt., 4./JG 26 KIA - Fw 190 A-4 (White 4) shot down (collided with?) by Spitfires of 340 Sqdn. vic Boulogne. Buried at Bourdon. Credited with one victory. HAHNE, Friedrich. (DOB: 05.04.10). 01.11.39 Hptm., trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. (See) Norderney to 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. 01.01.40 Hptm., Staka 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. 01.03.40 Hptm., Staka 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. 10.05.40 Staka 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 806. 01.01.42 promo to Maj. 01.06.44 appt IIa/IV. Fliegerkorps. 16.09.44 appt IIa/Komm.Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Dänemark (to c.29.03.45). HAHNE, Günther. 17.01.43 Lt., 3./JG 2. Credited with one victory. HAHNE, Gustav. 01.08.42 promo to Maj.(d.L./Flak). c.1942-45 Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 728 (still 04.45). HAHNE, H. 10.05.40 Lt., 3./KGr.z.b.V. 9 unhurt - Ju 52 (9P+AL) after landing on the beach at Terheryde. HAHNE, Hans-Dietrich. 00.43 Hptm., in II./KG 4 (to 27.01.43 KIA). HAHNE, Hans-Günther. 01.04.43 in I./Flak-Rgt. 46, promo to Hptm. MIA (n.d.). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAHNE, Karl. (DOB: 18.04.10). (W.B.K. Würzburg). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAHNE, Karl. (DOB: 08.09.09). (W.B.K. Bielefeld). 01.11.42 Stfw., promo to Lt. and simultaneously Oblt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). HAHNE, Robert. 24.02.43 Maj.(z.V.), trf from Oberbefehlshaber Süd to Luftzeuggruppe 7. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HÄHNEL, Fritz. (DOB: 09.04.09). (W.B.K. Meissen). 01.11.42 Ofw., simultaneous promo to Lt. and Oblt. (Kr.O.//Fl.). HAHNEMANN, Dr.(Z) Hermann. (W.B.K. Meissen). 01.12.01 RDA as Ass.Arzt. HÄHNER, Otto-Heinrich. 29.01.40 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 1/VI. 11.06.42 Maj.(d.L.), trf from Koflug 1/III to Lg.Kdo. Holland with temporary duty to 13.08.42 with Sonderkdo. Siebel (Rotterdam). 04.43 Maj.(d.R.), appt Kdr. LS-Abt.d.Lw. 34 (to 05.45)? HAHNHARDT, ? . 05.41 Hptm., 5./JG 52 - Bodenpersonal. HAHNHOLD, Georg. 24.04.44 Oblt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HAHNKE, Dr. (med.) Erwin. (DOB: 09.04.10). 01.08.40 promo to Stabsarzt. 08.42 Stabsarzt in Brigade “General Göring” (to 09.10.42). 13.02.45 Stabsarzt, appt San.Adj. in Stab/Lw.-Kdo. Ostpreussen. HÄHNLE, Heinz (-Karl?). (DKG). 02.09.41 Oblt., appt Techn.Offz. Stab/KG 4 (to 15.06.42). 01.12.41 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 16.06.42 Hptm., appt Staka 8./KG 4 (to 13.10.43). 12.07.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, III./KG 4. HÄHNLEIN, ? . 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Ricke"/1. Jagddivision. HÄHNLEIN, Georg. (DOB: 21.03.18). (W.B.K. Halberstadt). (n.d.) with 3./Erg.JGr. Ost. 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 01.05.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 10.11.43 Lt., 3./JG 54. 26.03.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. 15.06.44 Lt., 3./JG 54. 25.08.44 Lt., 3./JG 54 MIA - Fw 190 A-8 in area of Lake Deblen Zebnes Lielauce. Credited with at least 18 victories (up to 40?). HAHNSTEIN, Helmut. 20.07.43 Lt., 9./JG 3 MIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 13 + I) lost 15 km SE of Izyum. Credited with 10 victories. HAHNTOW, Fritz. (DOB: 04.06.14). (W.B.K. München IV). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAIBÖCK, Josef. (DOB: 20.02.17 or 28.02.17 in Linz/Austria). (R, DKG). 1937 in Austrian Air Force. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., JG 26. 01.12.39 assigned to 9./JG 26. 31.05.40 Lt., 9./JG 26. 08.06.40 Lt., with 9./JG 26. 17.06.41 Hptm., Stab III./JG 26. 27.09.41 Oblt., 9./JG 26. 06.12.41 Oblt., appt Staka 1./JG 26 (to 29.10.42). 26.07.42 WIA - Fw 190 A-3. 29.10.42 trf to JG 52. 30.12.42 Oblt., appt Staka 1./JG 52 (to 07.02.44). 29.01.43 Oblt., 1./JG 52. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm. 01.02.43 Oblt., 1./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G force-landed 6 km E of Tim. 04.02.43 Oblt., Staka 1./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 emergency landing E of Tim due to ground fire. 16.02.43 Oblt., 1./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 emergency landing 20 km N of Walki in Pl.Qu. 35 Ost/50221. 12.05.43 Oblt., Staka 1./JG 52 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2 belly-landed at Varvarovka a/f after taking enemy fire. 22.07.43 Hptm., Staka 1./JG 52 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 combat, emergency landing in Pl.Qu. 34 Ost/88254. 20.08.43 Hptm., 1./JG 52. 17.10.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, I./JG 52. 28.11.43 Hptm., 1./JG 52. 01.12.43 Hptm., appt acting Kdr. III./JG 52 (to 01.44). 08.02.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 3 (to 25.02.44). 25.02.44 Hptm., Kdr. I./JG 3 WIA - strafed by Allied P-47 fighters after making a bellylanding and severely WIA – hospitalized to 01.45 - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 7) and strafed on the ground at Karlsruhe. 09.06.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr., I./JG 3. Credited with 604 combat missions and 77 air victories. 1956 joined the Bundesluftwaffe. – Austrian. 1975 appt Kdr. of a Fliegerdivision. 1977 retired from the Österreiches Bundesheer as a Gen.Maj. †03.07.2002 in Linz. HAID, Dr.(med.)Heinrich. (W.B.K. Bad Kissingen.). 01.05.42 RDA as Ob.Arzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). HAID, Johannes. (DOB: 24.11.17). 28.11.40 Lt., 3./KG 3 KIA - Do 17 Z-2 crashed at Hellevoetslius/Holland., cause unknown. Buried at Lommel. HAID, Karl. (DOB: 10.07.06). (W.B.K. Ehingen). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HAIDER, Franz. (DOB: 26.01.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. HAIDER, Hans. (DOB: 18.05.10). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAIDER, Dr. (med.) Hans. (DOB: 31.03.15) (W.B.K. Wels). 01.09.43 promo to Ob.Arzt (Kr.O./San.) Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAIDER, Karl. (DOB: 22.09.18). (W.B.K. Znaim). 01.12.42 Wachtmeister promo to Lt. (Flak). HAIDER, Dr. Ludwig. (DOB: 02.11.93 in Augsberg). 1913 studied at München Universität (to 08.14). 08.14 served in the military in an unspecified capacity with the Infanterie (to 1918). 22.07.21 conferred with Dr.jur. 01.01.37 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Staatdienst with a rank of Oberegierungsrat and appt Oberregierungsrat beim Luftkreis-Kdo. V later beim Luftgau-Kdo. VII, München. 01.06.39 appt provisional Luftgau-Intendant beim Luftgau-Kdo. VII, München. 01.08.39 promo to Oberst-Intendant; appt permanent Luftgau-Intendant beim Luftgau-Kdo. VII, München. 25.01.42 appt Intendant beim Kommandierenden Gen.d.Deutschen Luftwaffe in Italien. 01.07.42 promo to General-Intendant. 05.08.43 appt Luftgau-Intendant beim Luftgau-Kdo. Süd. 04.10.43 appt Luftgau-Intendant beim Feldluftgau-Kdo. XXVIII. 00.04.44 appt Luftgau-Intendant beim Feldluftgau-Kdo. Westfrankreich. 07.09.44 appt Luftgau-Intendant beim Luftgau-Kdo. V. 22.11.44 appt Offizier z.b.V. des OKL. 31.03.45 retired. †22.11.53 in München. HAIDICKE. Günther. 21.04.44 Oblt., 1./NAGr. 5. Credited with 2 victories. HAIDLE, Paul. (DOB: 25.08.19 in Stuttgart). (W.B.K. Stuttgart ). (R, DKG). 01.11.42 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 08.11.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 29.03.44 Lt., awarded DKG, 8./SG 77. c.11.44 Staka 4./S.G. 77 (was occasional deputy Kdr.) 01.01.45 appt Staka 2./S.G. 77. 16.02.45 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Stafü in III./SG 77. †26.11.99 in Aichtal. Credited with 694 missions. HAIDLEN, ? . 2005.41 Maj., Ia 5. Gebirgsjäger -Div. HAIDVOGL, Franz. 05.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in Feld-Ers.Btl. d.Lw. 3, trf to 8. Lw.-Feld-Div. HAIDVOGL, Franz. 1940-41 Hptm. and Chef Ldssch.Kp. d.Lw. 8/XVII (to 04.41). 04.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. Luftzeugstab 5. 10.41 Hptm., Leiter Meldekopf 5 Lw.-Beute GL. 05.03.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), with Feld-Ers.Btl. 3. 30.06.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. I to Lw.-Beute/Sichtungs- und Weiterleitstelle 1. HAIGIS, Walter. (DOB: 09.07.15). 01.45 Flieger-Ingenieur and Prüfleiter with Werft-Abt. MünsterHandorf. HAILBRONNER, ? . 06.40 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 63/XI? HAILBRONNER, Rolf. (DKG). 24.11.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 22.05.42 Lt. in 2./KG 77, awarded the DKG. 02.44 Oblt., in 1./KG 6 (KIA 29.02.44 - in Ju 188 E-1 shot down by Typhoon near St.-Quentin). HAILER, Franz. 1939-40 Obstlt., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. München-Riem. 17.07.40 Obstlt., appt provisional Kdt. Koflug Aibling-Schleissheim (later numbered 2/VII). 29.06.42 Obstlt.(d.R./Fl.), provisional Kdt. Koflug 2/VII, appt Kdt. of same (to 27.11.44). HAILER, Siegfried. 01.09.40 promo to Oblt. 05.41 Oblt., appt Staka 12./KG 3 (to 03.10.41). 15.03.42 Oblt., Stab II./KG 3 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (5K+FP) vic Rzhev. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAILMAIR, Jacob. (DOB: 11.07.96). (W.B.K. Ravensburg). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). HAILMANN, Otto. 23.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Luftpark 1/XIII to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Rostow. HAIM, Gerhard. (DOB: 07.07.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. HAIMBÖCK, Ferdinand. (DOB: 20.01.15). (W.B.K. Wiener Neustadt). 01.11.42 Ofw.d.R., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 08.05.44 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. HAIMERL, K. 10.05.40 Lt., Stab I./KG 51 POW/lightly WIA - He 111 H (9K+EB) crash-landed near Swiss border NE of Chavanatte. HAIN, Benno. (DOB: 01.10.01). 28.05.41 Lt., KIA - Crete. HAIN, Günther. (DOB: 04.03.18). (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HAIN, Heinrich. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Flak). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAIN, Hermann. (DOB: c. 1914 in Linz?). 24.12.41 Lt., 6./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (L1+HP) crashed vic Kellberg 10 km E of Passau - during a transfer flight from Eleusis to Dessau - flew into terrain in fog. Buried in Linz. HAIN, Ludwig. 01.06.42 Hptm.(d.L.), Kdr. Lw.-Baustamm-Abt. 89, trf to Lw.-Bau-Ers.Btl. XIII. 20.07.42 Hptm.(d.L.), in Lw.-Bau-Ers.Btl. XIII, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 17/III. 15.06.43 Maj.?, appt Kdr. Lw.-Bau-Btl. 117/III. HAIN, Rudolf. (DOB: 13.08..13). (W.B.K. Leipzig I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 10.10.44 Lt., in a/c crash - no details. HAIN, Walter. (DOB: 08.07.20). (W.B.K. Köln I). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr..O./Flak). HAINBACH, Hagen. 01.01.43 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2) (RDA as 01.02.43). 15.01.43 in Ln.-Rgt. 31, reported MIA. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAINE, Hans-Heinrich von. 04.41 Obstlt., appt Leiter Feldluftpark Cyr (later 4/XII) (to 30.11.42). 01.10.41 promo to Oberst. 01.12.42 appt Leiter Luftzeugamt 1/III, Finow. HAINER, Ruprecht. (DOB: 17.12.14 in Butzbach/Hesse). (n.d.) studied law in Darmstadt. 20.05.41 Lt., KIA - Crete. Buried at Maleme. HAINZER, Alfred. 05.02.43 Maj.(z.V.), trf from Flakbrigade XVI to FFAS (Mitte) 17. HAISCH, Werner. (DOB: 13.12.10 in Konstanz). (W.B.K. Konstanz). 1941 in 7.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 13. 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). Last rank: Oblt. HAISS, Adolf. 17.09.43 Oblt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.124 WIA - Ju 88 D-1 (G2+FH) crashed at Nautsi a/f, in a landing accident. 24.04.44 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HAIZMANN, Richard (Richard-Robert). (DOB: 29.04.10 in Hochdorf Kreis Horb). (i.G.). (R). 16.04.28 entered service with the Heer (Artillerie). 15.12.31 promo to Lt. (n.d.) certified fluent in English. 16.01.34 underwent artillery training (to 25.01.34). 01.04.34 promo to Oblt. 01.04.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and assigned to Flak-Abt. Ludwigsburg. 01.10.35 appt Adjutant in Flak-Abt. Wurzen. 01.10.36 appt Adjutant in Flak-Rgt. 4 (Dortmund). 05.08.37 attended Flak-Schule Wustrow (to 26.08.37). 02.12.37 appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Abt. 1./F88 (mot) (Legion Condor) (to 10.11.38). 01.04.38 (RDA 01.05.37) promo to Hptm. 11.11.38 appt instructor at LKS Dresden (to 09.09.39). 10.09.39 trf to Flak-Schule Rerik (to 25.10.39). 25.10.39 trf to Stab/Koluft AOK 1 as Ia op 2. 08.08.40 with Gen.d.L.beim Ob.d.H., appt Koluft AOK B. 15.10.40 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (3. Kurz-Lehrgang) (to 15.02.41). 16.02.41 appt Qu./Flakkorps II. 01.04.41 appt Ia op 2 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. III and/or Lw.-Befh. Mitte (to 31.10.41 or 20.01.42). 01.11.41 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 25.11.41 promo to Maj. 05.01.42 appt Gruppenleiter Führungsgruppe Ia. 21.01.42 appt Ia in Stab/9. Flak-Div. (mot). 01.01.43 promo to Obstlt.(RDA 14.01.43). 01.43 reported MIA in Stalingrad. 25.01.43 appt acting Kdr. 9. Flak-Div. 28.01.43 Obstlt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Ia/9. Flak-Div. (mot). 02.02.43 captured by Russians in the Stalingrad pocket. †24.02.43 - at Frolovo camp, shot by a sentry while wandering delerious with spotted fever. Buried in a mass grave in a cemetery at Rossoschka near Stalingrad. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAJDOROVIC, Kasid. (DOB: 02.04.19). (n.d.) Maj. - [Croatian national in Luftwaffe service]. HAJEK, Anton. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 24.06.43 Oblt., in II./LG 1 (WIA during Allied air attack on Salonika-Sedes). HAJOS, Franz. 01.08.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). HAKE, Alfred von. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(z.V./Fl.). HAKE, Hubert. (DOB: 08.07.14). (W.B.K. Paderborn). 01.03.43 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAKE, Kurt. (DOB: 27.10.94 in Wiesbaden). WWI served in the Infanterie then in the Fliegertruppe. 1919 with Freikorps in Magdeburg. 01.03.38 promo to Obstlt. 1939 appt Kp.Chef Techn.Kp./FFS 6 Celle. 01.12.39 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Fliegertechn.Schule 2 Stade (still 10.44). 1941 appt Kdt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Fl.Pl.Kdo. Fassberg. 1941 appt Kdt. Fl.Kdtr. (A) 29/XI. 01.01.41 promo to Oberst. 1944 trf to OKL/ General für den Personaleinsatz. 1944 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 21/XI. HAKEN, Kurt. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. HAKENBECK, Gustav. (DOB: 27.02.07). (W.B.K. Eberswalde). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAKENBECK, Ulrich. 03.09.42 Lt., I./LG 1 fate unstated - Ju 88 A-4 crash-landed at Hagag el Quasaba. 26.01.43 Lt., 1./LG 1 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+VH) ditched in sea off Kalamaki due to engine fire during an exercise flight. 12.03.43 Lt., I./LG 1, trf to LKS 7. 01.07.43 at LKS 7, promo to Oblt. HAKENHOLT, Hans. (DOB: 18.06.09 in Rombach, Krs. Metz/Lothringen). (R). 1942 Hptm., Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 73 (to 01.02.43). 01.02.43 Hptm., Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 73, trf to Lw.-Kdo. Don. 08.02.43 appt Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 43. 09.06.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Kdr. II./Flak-Rgt. 43 (mot). 01.08.44 promo to Maj. 16.04.45 Maj., appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 20. 01.03.56 joined the Bundeswehr. 30.09.65 retired as an Obstlt. †16.07.81 in Hamburg. HAKER, Theodor (“Bubi”). (DOB: 19.12.20 in Malchin/Mecklenburg). (R, DKG). c.10.40 Oberfähnrich trf to 7./St.G. 77. 06.41 now in II./St.G. 77. 20.08.41 awarded the Eserne Kreuz 1st Class. c.01.42 trf to 3./St.G. 77. c.06.42 Staka 2./St.G. 77. c.07.42 appt Staka 3./St.G. 77. 13.09.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 04.43 Oblt., Staka 6./St.G. 77. 17.05.43 Oblt., awarded DKG, 2./St.G. 77. 29.02.44 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 6./S.G. 77. 25.07.44 Staka 3./SG 77, MIA/KIA - Ju 87 D-5 (S2+KL) shot down by U.S. P-51 Mustangs near Pruchnik/SE Poland and, rather than be captured by the partisans, he shot himself in the head but was merely blinded by the bullet; German troops in a truck rescued Haker and his radio operator but were then ambushed by partisans a short time later (26.07.44?) who shot all 8 of them along the side of the road. Only Haker’s wounded radio man, Feldwebel Friedhelm Maass, survived by playing dead. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with over 900 combat missions. HALBACH, ? . 08.03.44 Hptm. (Tr.O.) and Maj. beim Stabe/Jagdfliegerführer Ostmark, trf to Stab/Jagdfliegerführer Oberitalien. HALBACH, Dr.(med.) Hans. (W.B.K. München II). 01.07.42 promo to Stabsarzt. HALBACH, Heinz. 14.12.39 Lt., 5./JG 77. 06.09.40 Lt. in Stab II./JG 27 WIA - Bf 109 E-1 shot down into the Channel - may have made it back to friendly territory but crashed. 1942 Lt., appt Stafü of 3./JFS 5 (to 24.02.43). 01.05.43 Oblt., appt Staka 2./JG 105 (to 1944). 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. Credited with 2 victories. †04.08.44. HALBACH, Richard. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 07.44 Maj., Kdr. le.Flak-Abt. 764 (still 04.45). HALBEISEN, Johann. (DOB: 27.04.92). (W.B.K. Stralsund). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HALBENZ, Wilhelm. (DKG). 15.12.41 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 14.04.42 Lt., I./KG 4 awarded the DKG. 24.10.44 Oblt. in I./JG 102. HALBERKANN, Rolf. (DOB: 27.02.14). (W.B.K. Köln II). 01.12.42 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HALBERSTADT, Georg. 10.11.39 Lt., Ob.d.L./RLM pool (Sch.Etat). trf to Stab des Generals z.b.V./Lfl.1. 06.40 Oblt., appt Kp.-Chef Ln.-Kp. (mot)/KG 54. 01.08.43 in 16./Ln.-Rgt. 52, promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 06.44 Hptm., Kdr. IV./Ln.-Rgt. 52. 01.45 Hptm. in Stab IV.(Funkstör-)/Ln.-Rgt. 351. HALBERSTADT, Heinrich. 01.08.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in RLM (L.Flak). 01.07.42 promo to Oberst (Flak). HALBERSTADT, Karl. (DOB: 30.01.97 in Gotha). 17.06.15 entered the Heer. WWI served in the infantry. 08.07.16 promo to Lt. 31.05.20 promo to acting Oblt. 01.08.35 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe with a rank of Hptm.(RDA 01.10.32) and assigned to Stab/Flak-Abt. Gotha. 01.01.36 trf to Stab I./Flak-Rgt. 3. 01.04.36 promo to Maj. 1936 attended LKS Eiche. 01.10.36 appt Battr.-Chef in Flak-Rgt. 3. 1937 trf to Flak-Sturm-Batterie Halle. 01.10.37 appt Abt.-Kdr. I./Flak-Rgt. 33. 01.02.39 promo to Obstlt. 15.02.40 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 50. 01.04.41 promo to Oberst. 01.05.41 appt Kdr. Luftgau-FAS XII/XIII in Kitzingen. 15.04.42 appt Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 79 (mot). 06.01.43 appt (acting?) Kdr. Flak-Brig. 5 (to 20.01.43). 26.01.43 or 01.03.43 appt Kdr. 18. Flakbrig. (to 06.05.45). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 01.10.44 promo to Gen.Maj.(Flak). 06.05.45 became POW. [Version#2: 05.01.45 captured at Wesermünde.] 27.02.48 released from British custody. †22.07.72. HALBEY, Hans-Adolf. (DOB: 19.08.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. (n.d.) with 2./Erg.JGr. Süd. 23.01.43 Lt., 7./JG 27 unhurt - Bf 109 F-4/Trop (White 1 + ~) forced landing at Kastelli due to engine trouble. 30.03.43 Lt., 7./JG 27 unhurt - Bf 109 G-2/trop (White 7 + ~) emergency landing at Kastelli due technical problems. 19.04.43 Lt., 7./JG 27 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (White 28 + ~) crashed on landing at Trapani. 07.43 Techn.Offz.? III./JG 1. 22.02.44 Lt., Stab III./JG 1 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (White 23 + I) shot down, belly-landed vic Volkel. 24.02.44 Lt., Stab III./JG 1. 28.05.44 Lt., 8./JG 1 WIA - Bf 109 G-6/AS (Black 13 + I) shot down by P-51s vic Marburg. 30.07.44 Lt., III./JG 1 WIA - Bf 109 G6 (Black 1) shot down by Spitfires vic Nogent-le-Rotrou. 01.08.44 in JG 1, promo to Oblt. 25.12.44 Lt., 12./JG 1 WIA - Bf 109 G-10/AS (Blue 5) shot down vic Nettersheim. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 2 victories. HÄLBICH, Wilhelm. (DKG). 18.05.42 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 24.09.42 Oblt., 4./KG 51 awarded the DKG. 04.43 Oblt., in IV./KG 51. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. 00.43 Hptm., Staka 4./KG 51 (to 31.12.43 KIA in Russia). HALBIG, Franz. 01.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from FFS A/B 24 to Ob.d.L. pool. HALBIG, Franz. (DOB: 30.08.20). (W.B.K. Wien IV). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl). 31.07.43 Lt.,3./JG 77 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 5) combat W of Etna. HÄLBIG, Wilhelm. (n.d.1941?) Oblt., 4./KG 51. HALBMASS, Otto-Richard. (DOB: 16.10.13 in Eutin). 10.44 Lt., Ia for III./JG 26. HALBROCK, Friedrich-Ernst. (DOB: 17.02.17). 01.12.34? entered the Reichsheer. 01.05.35? trf to the Luftwaffe. 03.40 Beobachter and Offz.z.b.V. in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 41. 01.09.40 promo to Oblt.(T). 15.05.41 Flivo. 01.02.42 ordered to NAGr. 9. 01.07.43 at LKS 9, promo to Hptm. HALDER, Dr. Friedrich. 1942-44 Maj. and Chef Abt. Flak-Rüstung/Generalluftzeugmeister. 13.10.42 Obstlt., concurrently appt Leiter Flak-Raketenerprobungskdo. 15.01.43 with Abt. Flak-Rüstung (GL). 01.09.43 promo to Obstlt. 15.11.44 Chef der Abt. Versuchs- u.Sondermunition/Chef d. Techn. Luftrüstung in Gen.St.d.Lw. HALFAR, Oskar. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.05.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt. HALFBRODT, Enno. (DOB: 10.06.10). (W.B.K. Celle). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HALFMANN, Helmut. (DOB: 12.02.15). 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 00.43 Hptm., in III./KG 1 (to 10.02.43 MIA - in Russia). 10.02.43 Hptm., 9./KG 1 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (V4+LT) lost over the Volkhov Front. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HALFMANN, Karl. (W.B.K. Iserlohn). 01.08.40 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 5/VI. 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). HALFT, ? . 04.41 Lt., Ln-Kp. Stab/JG 27 (0 to 07.41). HALFT, Wilhelm. (DOB: 06.01.1913 in Siegburg?). 1940 Oblt. and Funkoffz in I./JG 1. HALFTER, Hans. (DOB: 15.05.15 in Duisburg). 1944 Oblt. in 16./Fliegerzielgeschwader 1. HALLA, Hugo. 01.06.42 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HALLAUER, Franz. (DOB: 29.08.14). (W.B.K. Essen II). 01.11.39 Aufkl.Gr. 22, promo to Lt.(Kr.O.) HALLE, Arthur. 01.04.41Hptm., appt Kdr. Luftzeugstab 7. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). HALLE, Werner. (DOB: 09.04.21). (W.B.K. Karlsruhe). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HALLENBACH, Kurt. 22.09.44 Hptm., appt (acting?) Kp.Chef Lw.-Inf.-Btl. XLI (to 01.45). 01.45 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.-Inf.-Btl. XLI (to 02.45). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HALLENBERGER, Wilhelm. (DOB: 03.05.21 in Wetzlar). 16.06.44 Lt., 4./JG 302. 21.07.44 Lt., 4./JG 302 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 9) shot down in the area of Reitberg/Austria - hospitalized in Gmunden. †29.04.94. Credited with 6 victories. HALLENSLEBEN, Friedrich. 01.05.44 promo to Hptm. HALLENSLEBEN, Rudolf (“Halli”). (DOB: 02.06.16 or 02.06.15 in Uelzen). (R, DKG). 10.33 member of the DLV (to 04.34). 04.34 joined the police reaching the rank of Oberwachtmeister. 01.09.35 trf from the Landespolizei to the Luftwaffe. 01.09.35 promo to Fahnrich. 01.04.36 promo to Lt. 04.37 trf to Fliegergruppe (S) Tutow. 01.05.37 trf to I./KG 155. 1938 trf to 2./KG 158. 01.02.39 promo to Oblt. 31.08.40 appt Staka 2./KG 76. 18.09.40 promo to Hptm. 12.06.41 Hptm., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.10.41 Hptm., awarded DKG, 2./KG 76. 23.10.41 appt provisional Kdr. I./KG 76. 10.02.42 appt permanent Kdr. I./KG 76. 01.12.42 promo to Maj. 10.01.43 Maj., appt provisional Kommodore KG 76 (to 31.05.44). 01.10.43 promo to Obstlt. 29.10.43 awarded the Ritterkreuz in recognition of his outstanding knowledge and skills as a commander. 07.06.44 appt acting Kommodore KG 2. 14.06.44 (or 28.07.44?) appt Kommodore KG 2 (to 19.09.44). 20.09.44 appt Kdr. Gefechtsverband Hallensleben (to 31.01.45). 09.44 appt acting Kommodore LG 1 (to 01.45). 01.02.45 Obstlt., appt Kommodore KG 51 (to 19.04.45 KIA). 01.03.45 trf to Verbindungskommando der Luftwaffe zur Heersgruppe G. 19.03.45 KIA by strafing while on an autobahn bridge over the Danube near Leipheim/Donau. Credited with about 250 missions. HALLER, ? . 12.05.40 Lt., 1./St.G. 76 unhurt - Ju 87 B after attacks by GC I/5 vic Sedan. HALLER, Andreas. (DOB: 06.08.22). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. 09.44 Lt., Nachr.Offz. of I./JG 302. HALLER, Ernst. (DKG). 01.05.40 Oblt., appt Staka 4./KG 26 (to 03.42). 19.01.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, II./KG 26. 22.04.43 (23.06.43?) Hptm. in Führerreserve Ob.d.L., appt Kdr. III./Kampfbeobachterschule 3 (to 14.06.44). 01.02.44 promo to Maj. 15.06.44 Maj., appt Kdr. II./Kampfbeobachterschule 3 (to 01.08.44). 02.08.44 Maj., appt Kdr. II./SG 104 (to 13.09.44). 14.09.44 Maj., appt Kdr. I./KG 6 (to 23.11.44), then I./KG (J) 6 (to c. 10.04.45). HALLER, Ernst. 14.12.43 Lt., 10./JG 51 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 lost in combat SW of Kirovograd. HALLER, Dr. (med.) Franz. (W.B.K. München II). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). HALLER, Günther. (DOB: 17.05.24). 01.12.42 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 1943 with 5./JG 105 and 3./JGr. Ost. 10.10.43 Lt., 1./JG 54. 11.11.43 Lt., 1./JG 54. 04.01.44 Lt., 1./JG 54. 25.02.44 Lt., I./JG 54. 03.07.44 Lt., Stab/JG 54. 15.08.44 Lt., Stab/JG 54 WIA severely - Fw 190 A-5 (Black < 3) shot down vic Neugut in Russia - 17.08.44 died of wounds in a Latvian hospital. Credited with at least 16 victories. HALLER, Dr. (med.) Gustav. (DOB: 16.05.86). 16.03.36 entered active military service. 15.07.43 Oberstarzt and Führer San.Staffel/Erprobungsstelle Rechlin. HALLER, Heinrich. (DOB: 17.11.11). 1943 Hptm. (Ln.) in 16. Lw.-Feld-Div. 1944-45 Hptm. (Ln.), trf to the Heer. HALLER, Reinhold. 01.11.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), with Luftamt Köln. HALLER, Dr.(med.) Rudolf. (W.B.K. Frankfurt/Main I). 01.05.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). 01.03.43 RDA as Ob.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HALLER, Wilhelm. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 08.05.45 Maj.(d.R.), Leiter Fl.Geräteausgabeund Sammelstelle 5/XI (Vingstedt/Mölle). HALLERBACH, Josef. 01.12.42 promo to Oblt./A1. 22.12.42 Oblt., appt Staka 7./ZG 1 (to 14.02.43). 10.04.43 Oblt., 9./ZG 1 WIA - Me 210 C-1 vic Sousse. 10.10.43 Oblt., 9./ZG 1 WIA - Me 410 A-1 (2N+HT) vic Appeldoorn/Holland. [Version #2: 10.10.43 Oblt., Stab III./NJG 1 WIA - Bf 110 crashed(?) vic Holterberg/Holland(?)] HALLERMANN, Dr. (med.) ? . c.1943-45 Stabsarzt and Chef Referat 1 II B (Ausbildungs-) in 1. (Allg.) Abt./Chef d.Sanitätswesens Ob.d.L. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HÄLLFRITZSCH, Hans. (DOB: 02.03.15 in Neustadt (or Landau?)). 1936 studied Social Science and Economics at the University of Köln (to 30.09.39). 1942 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/II. 1942 appt Überzählige-Offz. II./KG 27. 01.07.42 promo to Lt. 20.12.42 Lt., 10./KG 27 WIA - He 111 P-2 crashed during an emergency landing at Gleiwitz, cause unknown - during an exercise flight. 1944 with 4./KG 27. 1944 Lt., KG(J) 27 retraining on Bf 109 at Wels. 15.02.45 Lt., NSFO with 7./KG (J) 27. HALLINGER, Walter. (DOB: 05.09.93). 10.05.41 appt Referent II E in Stab/Gen.d.Flakwaffe RLM (still 12.44 as a Maj.d.R.). HALLMANN, Bernhard. (DOB: 07.04.98). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 21.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.), trf from Flaktransportbatterie 61/XVII to to Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HALLMANN, Ernst. (DOB: 18.01.17 in Braunschweig). 1943 Nachr.Offz. in St.G. 151; later trf to Stab/Fliegerführer Kroatien. HALLMANN, Olof. (DOB: 18.04.15 in Berlin). 1937 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.06.40 promo to Lt. 1941 appt Bttr.Chef 1./Res.Flak-Abt. 605. 1941 appt Bttr.Chef 3./Res.Flak-Abt. 111. 1941-43 with Flak in Norway. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 appt Bttr. Chef 4./gem.Flak-Bttr. 641 (v). 1943 appt Bttr.Chef 3./gem.Flak-Bttr. 569. HALLMANN, Reiner. (DOB: 18.07.17). (W.B.K. Aurich/Ostfriesland). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HALLMAYER, Helmuth. 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(d.L.z.V./Fl.). HALLSTRÖM, Erik. (DOB: 11.07.91 in Wörlitz). 01.12.39 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), Kdr. Luftpark Seerappen and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Seerappen (to 20.06.40). 28.06.40 appt Leiter Luftzeugamt 1/VI and Kdt. Fl.H. Sagan-Küpper (to 07.09.43). 01.07.42 Kdr. Luftzeugamt 1/VI, promo to Oberst. 1942-43 Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 1/VI (to 09.43). 07.09.43 trf to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 11. (n.d.) Oberst, Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. Rechlin available for assigmnment. HALLWACHS, Alfred. 15.03.43 Hptm.d.R.z.V. in Lg.Kdo. VI area, trf to Kriegsgefangenenlager 3 d.Lw. HALLWACHS, Gerhard. 01.08.42 promo to Oblt. HALM, Günther. (DOB: 06.09.13). (W.B.K. Bonn). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HALM, Hans. (DOB: 24.02.79 in Rappoltsweiler/Elsass). 1884 attended Lycée in Metz (to 1892). 06.02.97 entered the Heer. 37.01.98 promo to Lt. (RDA 06.02.97). 18.05.97 promo to Oblt. 22.03.12 promo to Hptm. without patent. 01.06.12 trf from the Generalstab to the Fliegertruppe. 01.10.12 patent granted from 22.03.12. WWI served in the Generalstab then in the Fliegertruppe. 28.12.16 promo to Maj. 01.02.26 promo to Oberst. 01.10.29 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.02.31 promo to Gen.Lt. 01.04.34 entry into the Luftwaffe with a rank of Gen.Lt. and appt Präsident der Höheren Luftamt Münster. 01.03.35 appt Befehlshaber in Luftkreis IV, Münster. 01.10.35 promo to Gen.d.Flieger. 31.03.38 retired. 26.08.39 recalled to the Heer (Army) and appt Kommandierender Gen. des stellvertreter VIII. Armeekorps und Bef. im Wehrkreis VIII. 17.04.40 promo to General der Infanterie. 01.05.42 available but without assignment. 30.06.42 retired. †09.10.57 in Kronberg/Taunus. HALSKE, Adolf. (W.B.K. Neumünster). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?).(RDA 01.03.39). HALSMAYR, Otto. (DOB: 09.09.11). (W.B.K. Berlin VI). 01.05.40 Fw.d.R., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HALSTENBERG, Dr.(med.) Fritz. (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 01.08.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HALTER, Jockl. 12.43 Oblt.d.R. and assistant Adjutant in Stab/Flakerdkampfschule Süd (Spilimbergo). HALTER, Ludwig. (DOB: 22.09.12). (W.B.K. Augsburg). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HALTER, Siegmund. 17.06.38 Lt., KG 51 KIA - vic Gunzenhausen. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HALTERBACH, Josef. 10.04.43 Oblt., 9./ZG 1 WIA - Me 210 C-1 hit by enemy fire vic Sousse. HÄLTERLEIN, Walter. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 24.02.43 trf from Frontflieger-Sammelgruppe to St.G. 101. HALTERMANN, Rudolf. (DOB: 05.08.20). 27.09.41 Lt., 2./KG 27 KIA - He 111 H-5 (1G+FK) bellylanded 1 km NNE of Kassek near Perekop/Crimea - apparently shot after landing. HALVER, Wolfgang. 1944 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werftleiter with Werft-Abt. Greifswald. HALX, K.-H. (DOB: 30.04.10 in Schleswig). 1941 in 3./JG 3. 1942 Hptm. in 6./JG 1 then appt Hptm. beim Stab in II./JG 1. HAMACHER, Heinz. (DOB: 12.10.09 in Mönchen-Gladbach). 22.11.42 Lt.(Kr.O.), FFS A/B 12. 06.43 with 12./KG 6. (n.d.) in 1./KG 6. (n.d.) with 4./NJG 3. 10.44 in I./JG 301. 02.45 Lt., 2./JG 301. HAMACHER, Josef (Jozef). (DOB: 18.03.20 in Neuss). 17.02.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Kdr. der Ergänzungseinheiten und Schulen des XI. Fliegerkorps to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Fernaufklärungsfliegerschule 1 for temporary duty. 10.44 Oblt., trf to II./JG 107. HAMACHER, Dr. (med.) Jupp. (DOB: 02.03.12). 01.04.41 promo to Stabsarzt. 01.05.43 Stabsarzt in Stab/Luftflotte 2, trf to Führer-Reserve/Ob.d.L. and ordered to the Hygienischen Institut d.Universität Heidelberg for temporary duty. HAMACHER, Jürgen. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt.(Ln./A2). HAMACHER, Peter. (DOB: 24.12.09). (W.B.K. Rostock). 01.10.40 RDA as Oblt.(Flak). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Flak). HAMACHER, Walter. (DOB: 11.03.15). (W.B.K. Mainz). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). 10.07.44 Lt. in II./NJG 4, detached to Schleissheim for retraining. (n.d.) Oblt., II./NJG 4. Credited with 2 day victories. Survived the war. HAMANN, Enno. (DOB: 24.06.87). 01.07.39 Hptm., in Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI. 01.01.43 in Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI, promo to Obstlt. HAMANN, Christian. (DOB: 16.05.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. HAMANN, Erich. (DOB: 30.10.08). (W.B.K. Königsberg/Pr. I). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAMANN, Friedrich. (n.d.) Oblt., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XXXIV. HAMANN, Fritz. 01.10.43 in I./Ln.-RV-Abt. (mot) z.b.V. 2, promo to Oblt. HAMANN, Hans. (DOB: 16.09.20). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAMANN, Hans. (DOB: 28.08.10 in Budweis). 23.11.41 appt Techn.Offz. in II./JG 27. 08.06.42 appt Techn.Offz. in Stab/JG 11. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 05.44 Techn.Offz. in III./JG 11. 23.07.44 Hptm., appt Techn.Offz. in JG 3. HAMANN, Hans-Ernst. 12.08.42 Lt., 6./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88A-4 (L1+HP) lost vic Elmas to Italian fighters during attacks on Pedestal convoy. HAMANN, Hans-Heinrich. (DKG). 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Fsch.Jg.Rgt. awarded the DKG. HAMANN, Johannes. (DOB: 07.07.92). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. HAMANN, Karl-Heinrich. (DOB: 07.02.21). (W.B.K. Neumünster). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAMANN, Kurt. (DKG). 01.09.39 Oblt., in III./St.G. 2. 08.06.40 Oblt. and Adj. III./St.G. 2, POW/WIA - Ju 87 B shot down by French Morane fighters of GC III/3 south of Soissons, crashed at Mareuil-en-Dôle. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 00.43 Hptm., Staffelführer 3./St.G. 2 (to 01.04.43 MIA). 01.04.43 Hptm., Stafü 3./St.G. 2 MIA - Ju 87 D-3 (T6+HL) lost in a mid-air collision at Pl.Qu. 98853 (NE of Rostov). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAMANN, Kurt. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm.(DAL/A2). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAMANN, Othello. (DOB: 05.02.93 in Großfahner /Thür.). (n.d.) became a Forstmeister at Paulinzella /Thüringen. 01.02.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Flak). 1946 appointed director of Nagell'sche Forstverwaltung at Gartrop /Rhineland (retired in 1960). 1952-60 stellvertretender Naturschutzbeauftragter of Krs. Dinslaken. 1960-70 Naturschutzbeauftragter of Krs. Dinslaken. 22.02.71 Died. HAMANN, Richard. (DOB: 01.10.21 in Hagenow). (DKG). (n.d.) 4./St.G. 5. (n.d.) with 1./SG 5. 17.04.44 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 05.07.44 Oblt., KIA plane crash at Immola a/f. 01.01.45 Oblt., unspecified SG unit awarded the DKG. Buried at Helsinki-Honkanummi. HAMANN, Rolf. (DOB: 30.04.20). (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HAMANN, Willi. (DOB: 19.01.16). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAMBACH, Julius. (DOB: 21.03.91). 1941 with Werkstatt Antwerpen. Last rank: Major. HAMBACH, Dr.(med.) Lothar. (W.B.K. Würzburg). 01.02.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HAMBAUER, ? . 18.11.42 Maj., appt Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 2/XI. HAMBECK, Franz. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HAMBERGER, Karl. 01.12.43 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 adjusted RDA for rank of Oblt. (Ln./A1) moved forward to 01.10.43. 01.02.45 Oblt. and Chef 12.(Jägerleit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 213. HAMBERGER, Otto. (DOB: 30.07.09 in Darmstadt). c.12.41 in 8./JG 51 and later trf to Stabs-Kp. 7./JG 51. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAMBLOCH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 05.08.96 in Herne/Westf.). 01.08.26 promo to Oblt.d.R. 01.05.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr.2194620). 01.11.33 joined the SS. 01.03.38 promo to Hptm. 1940 appt Flugleitoffz. Fl.Pl.Kdo. Altenburg. 1941 assigned to IIIb Luftzeuggruppe I. 1941 assigned to Qu /Lg.Kdo. I. 01.05.42 promo to Maj.d.R. 1943 trf to Luftzeuggruppe Ostland. 1943 appt Qu1/IV and Techn.Referent/Stab/Feldluftgau XXVI. 1944 appt Koflug 4/I. 27.03.45 attended NSFührungsschule II (to 09.04.45). HAMBÖCK, Oskar. (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAMBRECHER, ? . 19.10.44 Maj. in Abt. Qu 1 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. VI. HAMBRUCH, Rolf. (DOB: 06.10.19). 27.05.41 Lt.z.S., 1./Bo.Fl.Gr. 196 KIA - Ar 196 A-2 (T3+AK) went down with the battleship Bismarck at 48°09'58''N / 16°12'00''W. HAMBÜCHEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 26.01.96). (W.B.K. Köln II). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). 21.10.44 Maj. in Abt. Qu 1 in Stab/Luftgaukdo. VI. HAMBÜCHEN, Willy. (DOB: 13.11.96). (W.B.K. Düsseldorf). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HAMDORF, Heinrich. 01.04.42 promo to Maj. 08.08.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Flak-Waffentechnische Schule II (a.k.a. Flakwaffentechnische Schule Nord), Stralsund (to 04.45). HAMDORF, Willi. (DOB: 22.03.20). (W.B.K. Danzig). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. HAMEISTER, Hans. (DOB: 26.10.97). 01.10.39 Maj., in Fest.Flak-Abt. 31. 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 12.12.42 Obstlt., appt provisional Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 5. 05.08.43 appt permanent Kdr. Flak-Rgt. 5 (and 04.45). 01.08.44 promo to Oberst. HAMEL, Ernst. (DOB: 15.06.77 in Wessin/Kreis Parchim). 01.04.98 entered the Heer. 18.08.99 promo to Lt. 18.06.08 promo to Oblt. without patent. 17.09.09 patent granted. 01.10.13 promo to Hptm. WWI served in the Infanterie and Pioniertruppen. 02.08.16 WIA, recovering until 25.04.17. 11.06.18 WIA, recovering until 02.10.18. 01.11.19 joined the Polizei. 31.03.20 promo to acting Maj. then furloughed. 10.07.35 designated an Erg.-Offizier (Luftwaffe) with a rank of Polizei-Maj. Industriebeauftragter (industry commissioner) for Rostock and Wismar/RLM. 01.11.35 promo to Maj. (RDA 01.02.26). 01.03.37 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.37 Leiter der Wehrwirtschaftsstelle I, Bezirk Dessau der Wehrwirtschafts-Inspektion VII. 01.10.39 promo to Oberst and Leiter Wehrwirtschaftstelle Dessau. 13.11.39 appt Leiter der Wehrwirtschaftsstelle Liegnitz der Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Wehrwirtsschafts-Inspektion. VII. 15.03.40 appt Inspizient der Lw.-Bautruppen/RLM. 01.09.41 activated. 12.09.41 appt Chef der Lw.-Bauinspektion (L.In.17)/RLM. 01.12.42 appt Inspizient der Lw.-Inspektion/RLM. 01.04.43 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.05.43 assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 30.09.43 retired. 01.01.45 available, promo to Gen.Lt. and then employed with the Volksturm. 05.45 into Soviet captivity. 1945 released. †28.03.69 in Berlin. HAMEL, Felix. 15.03.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. Fallsch.Gren.Btl. 1. HAMEL, Dr. Martin. (DOB: 18.11.96). 01.07.39 Hptm., trf from I./Flak-Rgt. 38 to Flak-Abt. 37. 08.40 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf to Flakgeräte-Inspizient/Lg.Kdo. Westfrankreich. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). HAMER, ? . 08.05.45 Maj., Chef unspecified Kompanie in FHKdtr. A(o) 4/XI Schleswig-Land. HAMER, Hans. 17.11.42 Maj., trf from Koflug 1/VIII to XIII. Fliegerkorps (to train at Bataillonsführerschule Antwerpen). 1943 Maj., Kdr. III./Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. 10 (still 13.09.43). HAMER, Joachim. (DOB: 04.03.23). 1943 with 1./JGr. Ost. 06.07.43 Lt., 7./JG 51. 30.08.43 Lt., 7./JG 51. 03.09.43 Lt., 7./JG 51 MIA/POW - Fw 190 A-6 (White 12 + I) emergency landing 30 km NW Krolewetz (?) after suffering engine damage in Pl.Qu. 35 Ost / 22469 and captured by the Russians. 11.10.43 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. 21.09.49 released. Credited with 29 victories. HAMER, Joachim. (DKG). 14.11.43 Lt., 7./KG 51 awarded the DKG. [not to be confused with the JG 51 guy above?] HAMER, Johannes. (DOB: 05.07.96). (W.B.K. Kiel). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.). HAMER, Reino. (DOB: 29.08.16 in Rastede/Oldenburg). (R, DKG). 01.12.36 entered the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) served in II./Flak-Rgt. 22. 06.37 completed his flight observer training. 01.03.38 trf to LKS Dresden. 01.06.38 trf to I./Flak-Rgt. 32. 01.03.39 promo to Lt.(Tr.O.). 01.09.39 Lt., appt Zugführer in I./Flak-Rgt. 32. 04.40 Bttr.Kdr. in Flak-Rgt. 32. (n.d.) became a battery commander then Regimental Adj. 01.03.41 promo to Oblt.(Tr.O.) and appt Zugführer in Fsch.Jg.Fla.MG-Bataillon in Quedlinburg. 31.12.41 appt Kp.-Chef in the Fsch.Jg.Fla-MG-Btl. 01.07.42 appt Kp.Chef in Fsch.Jg.-Lehr-Bataillon Döberitz. 01.12.42 appt Führer of PAK-Kp. of Lw.Feld-Bataillons 100. 01.03.43 appt Führer 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6. 01.10.43 promo to Hptm. 01.03.44 appt Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6. 01.06.44 appt Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 7. 01.08.44 promo to Maj. 12(22?).09.44 MIA (captured). [Note: Theory#2 : 19.09.44 POW at Brest.] 05.09.44 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz for service while Kdr. I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 7. 01.10.44 Hptm., awarded DKG for service while Bataillonsführer I./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 6. 20.03.46 released. 11.07.56 joined the Bundeswehr. 1959 Maj., appt Kdr. Fsch.Jg.-Bataillons 261. 1962 taught tactics in München. 04.70 Oberst, appt Kdr. of Luftlandebrigade 27. 01.04.72 appt acting Kdr. of 1. Luftlande-Div. 04.06.73 awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz, 1. Klasse. 30.09.77 retired as an Oberst. †24.07.92 in Ubstadt, Krs. Bruchsal. HAMERL, Maximilian. (W.B.K. Wien III). 01.05.43 proposed for promo to Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Fl.) by Luftgaukdo. XVII. (n.d.) Hptm., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. XV. HAMESTER, Bernhard. (DOB: 21.10.13 in Dahmker/Trittau near Hamburg). (R, DKG). 1939-40 with 4. and 5./St.G. 2. 08.40 appt acting Staka 5./St.G. 3. 18.09.40 appt Staka 5./St.G. 2. 26.05.41 Oblt., Staka 5./St.G. 2. 09.04.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, III./St.G. 3. Summer 42 appt acting Staka 8./St.G. 3 (to late 12.42). 03.09.42 awarded Ritterkreuz Staka 8./St.G. 3. c. 26.10.42 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. III./St.G. 3 (to 17.06.43). 03.06.43 Hptm., appt Kommodore St.G. 102 (to 27.10.43). 01.10.43 promo to Maj. 28.10.43 Maj., appt Kommodore SG 102 (to 07.11.44). 31.12.43 appt Kdr. III./SG 3 (to 15.06.44). 07.11.44 Kommodore SG 10. 15.12.44 Maj., appt Kommodore SG 3 (to 22.04.45 KIA). 22.04.45 KIA – in Fw 190 shot down over the Trebbin area while attacking Russian tanks during the final operations around Berlin. (n.d.) promo to Obstlt. (posthumously?). Total number of missions flown is unknown but flew at least 400 in the Ju 87. HAMESTER, Hans. (DOB: 27.05.11). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. HAMISCH, Siegfried. 18.07.43 Lt., 2./ZG 1 KIA - Bf 110 (S9+KK) left engine hit by AA, crashed behind friendly lines vic Selotarewo. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAMM, Eberhard. (DOB: 12.12.05). (W.B.K. Dortmund I). 01.10.42 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAMM, Ernst. (DOB: 17.11.09 in Darmstadt). 1935 attended Universität Frankfurt am Main. 1938 promo to Gef. 01.05.42 promo to Lt. (n.d.) served in various le.Flak units. HAMM, Hermann. (DOB: 27.01.98). (W.B.K. Wien II). 01.06.35 RDA as Oblt.(a.D.). 01.01.40 promo to Hptm.(Erg.O.), Grosse KFS Fassberg and concurrently trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. Wiesbaden. 01.01.41 promo to Maj.(Fl.). 15.08.43 Maj. at Grosse KFS 2, trf to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. and ordered to Stab/Luftgaukdo. XI for temporary duty. HAMM, Ludwig. (DOB: 06.12.21). 01.01.44 promo to Oblt. HAMMACHER, Friedel. (DOB: 23.12.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAMMAN, Christoff. 21.10.43 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 122 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (F6+PH) from a mission SE of Rhodes. HAMMAN, Hans-Ernst. 12.08.42 Lt., 6./LG 1 KIA - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+HP) shot down vic Elmas/Sardinia. HAMMEL, Kurt. (DOB: 19.01.22 in Velbert). 11.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.40 began training with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 41. 04.40 promo to Lt. 08.40 trf to JFS 1. 01.04.41 promo to Lt. 21.06.41 trf to 4./JG 5 (to 30.07.43). 22.06.41 Lt. in I./JG 77. 16.10.41 Lt., 2./JG 77. 03.12.41 Lt., 13./JG 77. 1942 instructor at Cazaux. 17.02.42 Lt., 4./JG 5. 28.05.42 Lt., 4./JG 5. 19.07.42 Oblt., 4./JG 5. 02.08.42 Oblt., 4./JG 5. 02.10.42 Oblt., 8./JG 27. 01.07.43 in Erg.JGr. West, promo to Oblt. 13.08.43 Oblt., appt Staka 8./JG 27 (to 05.44). 02.10.43 Oblt., 8./JG 27. 19.03.44 Oblt., 8./JG 27. 02.04.44 Oblt., 8./JG 27. 18.05.44 Oblt., appt Staka 3./JG 77 (to 08.05.45). 14.07.44 Oblt., 1./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (White 8) hospitalized for months - shot down vic Modena. 15.07.44 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 11.44 appt Staka 3./JG 77 but could not fly until 1945. 21.04.45 Oblt., 3./JG 77. 02.05.45 Oblt., 3./JG 77. †01.07.94 in Velbert. Credited with 23 victories. HAMMELRATH, Herbert. (DOB: 26.02.12 in Nieder-Alsen). (i.G.). 01.08.35 trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.12.39 Hptm., appt Ia op 2/Luftgaukdo. IV. 12.39 trf to Flak-Rgt. 26. 07.12.40 appt Ia op 2/2. Flakdivision. 01.10.41 from Hptm. 06.11.41 appt Ia/2. Flakdivision. 01.42 trf to Stab/2. Flak-Div. 22.02.43 Hptm., ordered temporary duty from Ob.d.L. pool to Lw.-Befehlshaber Mitte. 30.04.43 trf to Luftflotte 4 for further assignment. 12.01.44 (or 12.01.45?) appt Ia/17. Flak-Div. 01.02.44 admitted to the Genstab d.Lw. 01.04.44(01.02.44?) promo to Maj. 12.01.45 Maj., Ia/17. Flak-Div. (to 08.05.45). HAMMELSBECK, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 13.07.15). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 1944-45 Hptm. (Ln.), serving in the Fallschirm-AOK. HAMMER, ? . 01.01.40 Oblt., Techn.Offz. Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. HAMMER, Albert. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). HAMMER, Alfred (“Martello”). (DOB: 03.07.21). (DKG?). 11.41 in Erg.Gr./JG 53, assigned to 4./JG 53. 28.03.42 Lt., 4./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 F-4 (White 4 +) taxiing accident at Comiso. 14.05.42 Lt., 4./JG 53 unhurt - crash-landed his Bf 109 F-4 at Comiso after combat with Spitfires of 185 Sqdn. 25.10.42 Lt., 4./JG 53. 02.43 appt Adjutant in II./JG 53. 04.03.43 Lt., II./JG 53. 05.43 in 6./JG53. 10.07.43 Lt., 4./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6/trop (White 14 + -) damaged, crashed SW of Gerbini engine trouble. 28.07.43 Lt., in Stab II./JG 53, appt Staka 6./JG 53 (to 08.01.45). 07.01.44 Lt., 6./JG 53. 24.01.44 WIA - Bf 109 G-6/R6 (Yellow 1 + -) hit by B-17 fire vic Linz. 01.02.44 in 6./JG 53, promo to Oblt. /A1. (n.d.) unconfirmed award of the DKG. 24.02.44 Oblt. and Staka 6./JG 53, WIA in left leg - by B-17 return fire, landed at Linz - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 1). 13.06.44 Hptm., 6./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G shot up and bailed out vic Gail. 28.09.44 Oblt., 6./JG 53. 29.10.44 Oblt., 6./JG 53. 01.11.44 promo to Hptm. 24.12.44 Hptm., 6./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G-6/R6 (Yellow 1 + -) hit by B-17 return fire vic Linz. 09.01.45 appt Kdr. IV./JG 53 (to 30.04.45). 24.02.44 Oblt., Staka 6./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 1 + -) shot up by B-17s near Linz. 28.02.45 Hptm., IV./JG 53. 14.04.45 Hptm., IV./JG 53. Credited with 26 victories in approx. 500 missions. †23.12.97. HAMMER, Bruno. 01.10.37 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 254 (to 30.04.38). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAMMER, Ernst. (DOB: 12.07.14). (W.B.K. Oldenburg i.O. I). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAMMER, Ervin. (DOB: 16.02.98). 1935 joined the SA. 01.03.39 promo to Hptm.d.R. 1940 appt Bttr.Chef Res.Flak-Bttr. 151 E. 1940 trf to Stab/Flakgruppe Oberschlesien. 1941 trf to Stab/Luftgaustab Kiew. 1941 appt technical aid (Ic L). 1941 trf to Stab/Luftgau VIII. 1942 appt Zugführer in Versorg-Kp. with? Stab/Luftgau Rostow. HAMMER, Friedrich. 03.45 Fl.-Ob.Ing., "Fl.H.Kdo. Karlshagen I". HAMMER, Gustav. (DOB: 22.02.14). (W.B.K. Bernburg). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAMMER, Hans. 02.10.41 Lt., 9./KG 26 KIA - He 111 H-6 (1H+FT) lost to unknown cause - no details. HAMMER, Hans-Walter. (DOB: 05.03.92). 1939-40 appt Techn.Offz. Kü.Fl.Gr. 906. 1940-41 trf to FBK/Kü.Fl.Gr. 606. 1942 appt Maj.beim Stabe Stab/St.G. 77. 13.05.43 Maj. d.R.z.V. in 4. Jagddivision area, trf to Flieger-Ers.Btl. III and ordered to RLM (Z.A./Wb.) for temporary duty. 1943 trf to NS-Führungs-Zentraleamt. 1944 Gruppe Kdr. NS-Führungstab. 01.10.44 promo to Maj. (d.R.z.V). HAMMER, Dr. (med.) Heinrich. (W.B.K. Potsdam I). 01.03.43 promo to Oberstabsarzt (d.R.). c.194345 Beratender Facharzt für Kieferchirurgie (specialist medical advisor for jaw surgery)/Ärztliche Akademie d.Lw. HAMMER, Hellmuth. (W.B.K. Dresden II). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). HAMMER, Helmut. (DOB: 22.05.15). 01.45 Flieger-Ingenieur and Werft-Staffelführer with FeldwerftAbt. I/90. HAMMER, Herbert. (DOB: 20.03.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAMMER, Dr.(med.) Josef. (W.B.K. Ludwigshafen/Rhein). 01.07.42 promo to Oberarzt(Kr.O.). HAMMER, Karl. 11.42 Lt.d.R., Zugführer in 9./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. Barenthin. HAMMER, Kurt. (DOB: 1920). 28.12.43 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down S of Vicenza. 15.02.44 WIA Bf 109 belly-landed at Viterbo. 06.06.44 Lt., 6./JG 51. 06.11.44 Lt., 6./JG 51 KIA - Bf 109 G-14 shot down by P-51s vic Kisvarsarhej in the area of Lake Balaton, 8 km nordwestlich Sümeg. Credited with at least one victory. HAMMER, Otto. (DOB: 07.04.16 in Koln). 03.09.43 Lt., 10./NJG 6 KIA - Bf 110 F-4 crashed vic Mamaia due to engine failure. Buried in Constanţa. HAMMER, Ludwig. 11?. 41 Lt., 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12 MIA - lost vic Tula - returned two days later. HAMMER, Ludwig. (DOB: 25.05.14 in Tagensdorf/Kirchbach in Steiermark). (R, DKG). (n.d.) had been an NSFK Standartenführer. 16.11.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 28.01.43 Lt., awarded DKG, 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. 29.10.43 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, 4.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 12. Credited with over 200 combat missions. (n.d.) retired from the Österreiches Bundeheer as an Oberst d.R. †31.12.94 in Anif near Salzburg. HAMMER, Otto. (DOB: 07.04.16 in Köln). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 03.09.43 Lt., 10./NJG 6 KIA - Bf 110 F-4 crashed vic Mamaia/Romania due to motor trouble. Buried at Constanţa. HAMMER, Walter. (DOB: 31.03.05 in Hamburg). (DKG). 01.09.40 promo to Maj. 1941 Hptm., Staka 9./KG.z.b.V. 1. [acc Tesapsides]. 03.41 Maj., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 60 (to 06.41). c. 10.41 Maj., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 172 (to 23.02.42 MIA). 23.02.42 Maj., Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 172 MIA - Ju 52 (4V+ED) shot down vic Demyansk. 09.04.42 Maj., awarded DKG, I./KGr.z.b.V. 172. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAMMER, Walter. (DOB: 13.07.13 in Kempten/Allgäu). (n.d.) Lt., KG 27 then III./KG (J) 27. HAMMERAN, Walter. (n.d.) Lt., le.Flak-Abt. 84. 01.07.43 in II./Flak-Rgt. 24, promo to Oblt. (RDA as 01.08.43).

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Section G - K HAMMERBACHER, Hans. (DOB: 15.01.21). (W.B.K. Nürnberg I)...01.10.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Oblt., 3. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Grief"/1. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 22. (mittlere Flugm.Leit-Kp."Greif") III./Ln.Rgt. 221. HAMMERBECK, Leo. (DOB: 13.05.12). 01.45 Flieger-Hauptingenieur in Stab/4. Fallschirmjäger-Div. HAMMERICH, Johannes. (W.B.K. Hamburg II). 11.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in 2./Lw.-Bau-Btl. 20/XI, trf to Feld-Ausb.Rgt. d.Lw. 1. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAMMERL, Dr. Franz. 08.43 Maj.(d.R.), in Lg.Kdo. XII area. HAMMERL, Josef. 15.06.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from BFS 8 to Flieger-Rgt. 63. HAMMERL, Karl. (DOB: 15.08.18 in Kienberg/Niederösterreich). (R, DKG). 02.06.41 Uffz,., 1./JG 52. 1941-42 in 1./JG 52. 29.06.42 Fw., 1./JG 52. 06.07.42 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 21.08.42 Fw., awarded DKG, I./JG 52. 19.09.42 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, 1./JG 52. 28.02.43 Ofw., 1./JG 52. 02.03.43 force-landed behind Russian lines near Kolomak and reported MIA. Credited with 67 air victories. HAMMERL, Wilhelm. 26.1.43 Oblt., 5./KG 54 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 trop (B3+DN) lost vic Naples. HÄMMERLE, Hanns. (DOB: 22.10.97 in Bregenz/Vorarlberg). 15.03.15 entered the österreichische Armee. WWI served in the infantry. 01.09.15 promo to Lt. 01.08.17 promo to Oblt. 01.01.21 promo to Hptm. 17.02.34 promo to Maj. c.02.38 Maj., Kdo. d.Luftstreitkräfte of the Austrian Air Force. 15.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Austrian Army with a rank of Maj. 01.06.38 appt Sacharbeiter bei der Luftzeuggruppe 17 later beim Lw.Kdo. Österreich, Wien. 01.11.38 trf into the Ingenieur Korps d. Lw. and rank changed to Flieger Oberstabs-Ingenieur. 01.08.39 appt LuftgauIngenieur XVII, Wien. 01.04.40 promo to Fliegerhauptstabs-Ingenieur. 01.07.40 promo to OberstIngenieur. 01.05.41 appt Luftgau-Ingenieur beim Stab des Luftgau-Kdo. Südost. 08.05.43 appt Chef-Ingenieur d. Luftflotte 1. 28.02.44 promo to General-Ingenieur (RDA 01.01.44). 30.10.44 placed on leave. 23.05.45 into French captivity. 01.08.45 released. †12.08.82 in Hohenems. HAMMERMEISTER, Bodo. 01.07.43 in le.Flak-Abt. 72, promo to Oblt. HAMMERS, Otto. 07.02.42 Lt., 2./KG 54 fatally WIA - Ju 88 A-4 (B3+JK) involuntary ground contact in bad weather during an exercise in the area of Memmingen-Cerbini. HAMMERSCHMIDT, Günther. (DOB: 26.09.17). 01.09.39 promo to Lt./A1(RDA). 11.04.41 Lt., 6./ZG 76 MIA - Bf 110 C-4 (M8+WP) combat with 136 Sqdn. vic Langeoog. 05.06.41 Oblt., Staka 3./JFS 3. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAMMERSCHMIDT, Helmut. 01.05.39 with I./JG 1. 06.06.40 Lt. in 1./JG 1 MIA - Bf 109 E-4 lost under unknown circumstances. 22.06.40 promo to Oblt. 26.10.40 trf to JFS 3. 10.04.41 Oblt., appt Staka 3./JFS 3 (to 22.09.42?). 12.09.41 appt Staka 3./JGr. Drontheim. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. 15.09.42 trf to JG 51. 11.42 trf to JG 54. 16.02.43 Hptm., appt Staka 1./NAG 102 (to 13.02.44). 25.08.44 MIA. HAMMERSCHMIDT, Joachim. 30.08.43 Lt., 1./(F)/SAGr. 130 MIA - BV 138 C-1 (8L+KL) lost apparently over the Norwegian Sea (Pl.Qu. 17 Ost 2145). - no details. HAMMERSCHMIDT, Julius. 01.02.42 promo to Oblt.(d.R.). 01.08.44 Oblt., 1. Jägerleitoffzier u. Kp.Fü. "Juno"/ 7. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Oblt. in 22.(le.Flugm.-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 231. HAMMERSCHMIDT, Dr.(med.) Karl-Heinz. (W.B.K. Würzburg). 01.02.43 promo to Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). HAMMERSTEIN, Dr. Christian Freiherr von. (DOB: 29.05.87 in Schwerin). (RkHS, DKS). 01.10.10 entered the Heer. 18.12.13 promo to Lt.R. 00.07.14 conferred with Dr.jur. WWI served in the artillery - twice wounded. 21.04.18 awarded Ritterkreuz des königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern. 20.10.18 badly wounded, recovering until 01.02.20. 09.09.20 promo to acting Oblt.d.R. 01.07.35 promo to Kriegsgerichtsrat. 01.04.36 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Oberkriegsgerichtsrat and appt Oberkriegsgerichtsrat beim Gericht des LuftkreisKdo.VI, Kiel. 06.10.36 ordered to RLM/Z.A. Recht. 01.04.37 appt Gruppenleiter im RLM/Z.A. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Recht. 14.04.37 promo to Ministerialrat (mit Wirkung vom 01.04.37). 14.08.39 appt Abt.Chef im RLM /Z.A. Recht. 01.03.40 appt Amtsgruppenchef im RLM/L R. 21.03.40 promo to Ministerialdirigent (mit Wirkung vom 01.03.40). 16.12.42 promo to Ministerialdirektor (mir Wirkung vom 01.10.42). 01.05.44 umernannt zum Generalstabsrichter on transfer to T.S.D. 20.04.45 awarded DKS. 08.05.45 captured at Flensburg. 11.06.45 into U.S. captivity. 05.12.45 repatriated. 10.04.47 released. †21.02.63 in Göttingen. HAMMERSTEIN-GESMOLD, Ernest-Wilhelm, Freiherr von. (DOB: 23.12.76 in Düsseldorf). 01.09.41 with Koflug 12/XI, promo to Obstlt. z.D. 01.08.43 with Koflug 3/XI, promo to Oberst z.D. 31.08.43 Oberst z.D. (RDA 01.08.43) with Koflug 3/XI, released from service. HAMMES, Karl. (DOB: 25.03.96 in Zell/Mosel). 08.14 was an artillery officer. 30.03.15 promo to Lt. 09.11.16 trf from the Heer to the Fliegertruppe and assigned to Flieger-Ersatzabteilung 1 for flight training. 22.03.17 assigned to Armeeabteilung A as an observer. 15.04.17 trf to Fliegerabteilung (A) 276. 11.08.17 trf to Jasta 35 as a fighter pilot. 09.09.17 Oblt., badly WIA, flew no more missions for the duration. 05.12.18 trf to Fuss-Artillerie Rgt. 9. 04.02.19 released from military service. 1920s took up a career as an opera baritone performing in such top venues such as the Kroll Opera House and the State Opera in Vienna. Appeared in two films. 10.06.37 entered the Luftwaffe as an Oblt.d.R. (n.d.) trf to Flieger-Ersatabteilung 13, then to Flieger-Ersatabteilung 12. 19.07.37 appt Staka 1./JG 132. 01.03.38 promo to Hptm. 01.11.38 appt Staka 4./ZG 141. 01.05.39 appt Staka 1./ZG 76. 06.09.39 Maj. and Staka 1./ZG 1, KIA - in Bf 110 C-1 (2N+IH) while escorting Ju 87s, shot up by PZL P.11c fighters NE of Warsaw and crashed near Wojcieszyn 18 km W of Warsaw. Buried at Warschau-Powazki. Credited with at least 4 victories in WW I. HAMMITSCH, Friedrich-Wilhelm. 14.11.42 Lt.(Kr.O.), Feld-Ausb.Btn. d. Lw. 1, placed at the disposal of Lg.Kdo. XI. HAMMITZSCH, Gerhard. 01.07.41 promo to Hptm. c.15.11.42 appt provisional Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 901. 01.02.43 Hptm.(Tr.O./Flak), named from provisional to permanent Kdr. Res.Flak-Abt. 901. 07.44 Hptm., Kdr. Flak-Abt. 391. HAMMON, Johannes (Johann). (DOB: 12.09.11). (W.B.K. Offenbach/M.). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.45 Oblt. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 215/XII (Gross-Sachsenheim). HAMMON, Johann. (DOB: 12.09.11). (W.B.K. Offenbach a.M.). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HAMMON, Rudolf. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt. HAMPE, ? . (n.d.) with Geb.Pz.Abw.Abt. 47. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. HAMPE, Conrad (Konrad). (W.B.K. Reichenberg). 04.43 Maj., trf to Stab/9. Flak-Div. (to 08.44). 01.09.43 promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). 08.44 Maj., trf to Stab/21. Flak-Div. (to 04.45). HAMPE, Eduard. 30.07.41 Lt., 8./St.G. 77 KIA - Ju 87 B-2 (F1+MN) no details. HAMPE, Friedrich. (DOB: 06.05.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HAMPE, Herbert. (DOB: 10.10.13 in Delitzsch near Leipzig). (R, DKG). 1931 trained as a civilian pilot in Leipzig-Mockau. 01.03.34 joined the Reichswehr but soon trf to the Luftwaffe. 01.06.35 trf to 1./Fliegergruppe Finsterwald (KG 652). 04.11.36 Uffz., served in the Condor Legion (to 20.08.37). 08.37 trf to 9./KG 153. 09.39 with 9./KG 3. 01.03.40 Fw., trf to Stab III./KG 3. 01.08.40 trf to 7./KG 3. 01.01.41 promo to Ofw. 01.07.41 Ofw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 10.41 trf to 10./KG 3 as an instructor. (n.d.) trf to 7./KG 3. 27.07.42 Ofw., awarded DKG, 7./KG 3. 10.42 trf again to IV./KG 3 as an instructor. 11.07.43 trf to 4./KG 3 (to 07.44). 05.04.44 Ofw., awarded Ritterkreuz, II./KG 3. 18.07.44 trf to 11./KG 6. 03.08.44 trf to 8./KG 6. (n.d.) he retrained as a fighter pilot when the unit was redesignated as KG (J) 6. 04.45 flew the Me 262 briefly. †13.09.99 in Dortmund. HAMPE, Dr. (med.) Johannes. (DOB: 25.12.10). (W.B.K. Berlin IV). 01.09.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HAMPE, Kurt. (n.d.) Oblt., with Lw.-Festungs-Btl. X. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAMPE, Kurt. (DKG). 28.09.44 Oblt., unspecified Fernaufklärungsstaffel, awarded the DKG. HAMPEL, Arthur. (DOB: 12.05.15). (W.B.K. Hirschberg/Riesengeb.). 01.02.41 Fw., RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAMPEL, Erhardt. 27.11.44 Lt., Stab I./JG 77 KIA - Bf 109 G-14 (Black < I + ) crashed W of Henningsdorf during training. HAMPEL, Erich. (DOB: 24.07.20). (W.B.K. Eisleben). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAMPEL, H. 27.05.40 Lt., 2./KG 3 KIA - Do 17 Z shot down near Gravelines. HAMPEL, Horst. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). HAMPEL, Julius. 05.05.43 Hptm. d.R.z.V. in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Norwegen, trf to Stab/Kdr.d.Kfz.Beständelager d.Lw. 13/III. HAMPF, Josef. 13.08.43 Hptm. (d.R.z.V./Ln.) in Stab II./Ln.-Ausb.Rgt. 303, appt Kdr. II./Ln.-Ausb.Rgt. 303. 08.44 Maj., Kdr. II./Ln.-Rgt. 303. HAMPL, ? . 03.10.42 Lt., 2./Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. HAMPL (HAMPE?), Kurt. (POB: Friedeburg/Saale?). 09.08.43 Lt, Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. Summer 1944 received the DKG? HAMPRECHT, Ernst. (DOB: 29.12.20). (W.B.K. Pirna). 01.09.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HAMSCHER, Ernst. 01.07.39 Hptm., at FFS A/B Finsterwalde. 01.07.40 promo to Maj. 04.06.43 Maj. in Stab/Luftflotte 3 (Unfalluntersuchungsstelle Heimat), trf to Koflug 6/XI. HANAGARTH, Robert. (DOB: 09.12.13). (W.B.K. Ludwigsburg). 01.05.36 RDA as Lt./Flak. 01.01.43 promo to Hptm. 01.06.43 with 3./FFAS (Mitte)17. HANAK-HAMMERL, Wilhelm. 01.01.42 promo to Oblt. 04.03.42 Lt., Stab II./KG 54 WIA - Ju 88 A4 (B3+BC) apparently by ground fire vic Rshev. 20.04.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 25.04.43 Oblt., appt Staka 5./KG 54 (to 26.11.43 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 trop (B3+DN) to unknown causes while raiding Naples harbor). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANAU, Günther. (DOB: 25.02.19). 01.04.40 promo to Lt./A1. 26.10.40 Lt., 2./KG 53 MIA - over the UK. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANBAUER, ? . (n.d.) Lt., with Wekusta 26. HANBUCH, Hermann. (DOB: 27.12.20). 01.09.42 promo to Lt./A2. HÄNCHEN, Kurt. (DOB: 12.12.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HANCKE, Dietrich. (DOB: 13.06.24). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. HANCKE, Herbert. 08.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), trf to Waffenmeisterschule d.Lw. HAND, ? . 30.04.43 Oblt. in Stab/Lufttransportführer Mittelmeer. HANDA, Georg. 12.42 Oblt., appt Ord.Offz. and Offz.beim Stabe of 20. Flak-Div. HÄNDEL, ? . 02.09.43 Lt.., III./KG 40 KIA - Fw 200 C-5 (F8+DT) shot down by ships' AA. HÄNDEL, Alfred. 01.07.39 Hptm., in Stab/stellv. Gen.Kdo. VII. Armeekorps. 13.08.42 Maj., trf from Stab/stellv. Gen.Kdo. VII. Armeekorps to Abwehrstelle Belgien. 01.01.43 promo to Obstlt.(Erg.O.). HÄNDEL, Heinz. 24.04.42 Lt., Stab/St.G. 77 MIA - Bf 110 (S2+MA) vic Isjum, cause unknown. HÄNDEL, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 22.05.21). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HÄNDEL, Martin. (DOB: 04.02.10). 20.04.41 promo to Fl.Ob.Ing. 1943 trf to Fl.H.Kdtr. (A) 208/VI Venlo as Technischeleiter. HÄNDEL, Maximilian. (DOB: 04.12.08). (W.B.K. München II). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HÄNDEL, Walter. (DOB: 24.08.23). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 10.03.43 Lt., 2./St.G. 2 MIA - Ju 87 D (SH+BM) lost to fighters in Pl.Qu. 6014. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANDEREK, Anton. 01.05.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Fl.Ers.Btl. XVII to Koflug 8/XII to train as Führer of Fl.Pl.Kdo. C 22/XII. HANDERER, Anton. (DOB: 04.08.92 in Wien). (n.d.) Lt., Fl.H. (unspecified) in Westfrankreich. HANDKE, Curt. (DOB: 25.01.04 in Liegnitz). 03.04.37 assigned to Fl.H.Kdtr. Liegnitz as Techn. 10.38 with Lg.Kdo. VIII Breslau with Abteilungsleiter II/2 as Techn.Insp. (Waffen u. Munitions). 21.09.41 war service officially began. 05.43 assigned to Lg.Kdo. XII with Abteilungsleiter III/2 as Techn.Insp. (w.u.m.). 06.44 with Lg.Kdo. XII Wiesbaden as Techn.Insp (w.u.m.). 06.44 assigned to Luftzeugamt Kölleda with the Sachbearbeiter Nachschub as a Techn.Insp.(w.u.m.) (to 10.44). 21.08.44 assigned to Fl.Ger.Ausg.St. 5/XVII Olmütz - Büstrowan (to at least 03.45). 10.44 assigned to the RLM z.b.V. with Luftzeuggruppe XII as a Techn.Insp. (w.u.m.). 02.45 Fl.Stelle 12/25 Olmütz with Sachbearbeiter Nachschub as Waffeninspektor (to 08.05.45). 08.05.45 became POW of the Soviets (to 21.08.47). [achieved a rank of at least Oblt. as an Ing.a.Kr. according to the photo.] HANDKE, Erich. (DOB: 02.11.20 in Darmstadt). (R, DKG). 10.42 assigned to an NJG as a Bordfunker. 17.01.44 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 29.03.44 Uffz., awarded DKG, 12./NJG 1. 27.07.44 Fahnenjunker Fw., awarded Ritterkreuz, IV./NJG 1. 1945 in III./NJG 1. Credited with 129 combat missions and participation in 59 night victories. †11.11.87 in Neckargemünd. HANDKE, Erich. (DOB: 17.05.16). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HANDKE, Günter. (DOB: 20.10.20). (W.B.K. Berlin X). 01.03.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 11. (Jägerleit-Kp."Waldmeister") II./ Ln.Rgt. 213. HANDKE, Gustav. (W.B.K. Liegnitz). 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. III, promo to Maj. (d.R./Flak). 10.43 Maj., appt Kdr. Luftsperr-Abt. 101. HANDKE, Herbert. 27.10.41 Oblt., appt Staka 1./Fl.Erg.Gr. (See) (to 19.02.42). HANDKE, Hermann. 01.07.40 promo to Oblt. 01.07.43 in Offz. z.b.V. des RLM/Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat), prono to Oblt. (RDA 01.07.40). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANDKE, Kurt. 07.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 106 (to c. 11.40). 09.40 Maj. appt Kdr. III./KG 77 (to ?). 01.04.43 in Stab/Luftflotte 3, promo to Obstlt. 16.06.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS C 1 (to 18.07.44). 19.07.44 Obstlt., appt Kdr. FFS A 7 (to 11.02.45). 12.05.45 selected for promo to Oberst with effect from 01.07.45. HANDLEIN, Walter. (DOB: 27.07.15). (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HANDLOS, Jakob. 01.11.43 in le.Flak-Abt. 741, promo to Oblt.(RDA as 01.10.43). HANDORF, Heinrich. 13.05.40 Hptm., Bttr.Chef II./Flak-Lehr-Rgt. WIA by artillery fire vic Cras Avernes. 1941-42 Maj., Kdr. II./FAS II. HANDOW, Max. (DOB: 30.12.07). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). c.01.06.43 reassigned from the Fliegertruppe to the Flakartillerie. 20.06.44 Hptm. in 1./Flak-Abt. 487, transferred to 5. Fallschirmjäger-Div. following the outcome of a medical examination at SanitätsUntersuchungsstelle d. XI. Fliegerkorps at Gardelegen. HANDRECK, Johannes. (W.B.K. Leipzig III). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). HANDREJK, Wilhelm. (DOB: 16.10.05). (W.B.K. Kamenz). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HANDRICH, Rudolf. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. HANDRICK, Gotthardt. ("Otto") (DOB: 25.10.08 in Zeitz(Zittau?/Sachsen)). (DKG). Summer? 1934 with Fliegergruppe Döberitz (later I./JG 132). 01.04.35 appt Staka 1./JG 132 (to 18.07.37). 1936 winner of the Pentathlon in the Olympics. 18.07.37 Hptm., appt Kdr. J/88 in Spain (to 10.09.38). 09.09.37 Hptm., with Stab. J/88. 18.05.38 Hptm., with Stab. J/88. 11.09.38 appt Kdr. I./JG 234. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 01.11.38 appt Kdr. I./JG 132. 01.05.39 Maj., appt Kdr. I./JG 26 (to 23.06.40). 24.06.40 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 26 (to 21.08.40). 26.08.40 Maj., appt Kdr. Erg.JGr. Merseburg (to 06.10.40). 07.10.40 Maj., appt Kdr. III./JG 52 (to 22.06.41). 20.06.41 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 77 (to 01.05.42). 01.05.42 Obstlt., appt Kommodore JG 5 (to 06.43). (n.d.) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 06.43 trf to Luftflotte Reich and appt Jagdabschnittsführer Wien (to 15.09.43). 15.09.43 appt Jagdfliegerführer Ostmark (to 15.06.44). 01.10.43 promo to Oberst. 17.10.43 Oberst, awarded DKG for service as Kommodore JG 5. 15.06.44 appt Kdr. 8. Jagddivision (to 08.05.45). 12.44 Oberst, appt (acting?) Jagdabschnittsführer Mittelrhein (to 26.01.45). 26.01.45 appt (acting?) Jagdfliegerführer Mittelrhein (to 02.45). Credited with 15 victories (5 in Spain). Post war he worked as a representative for Daimler-Benz. †30.05.78 in Ahrensburg. Buried at Murnau am Staffelsee/Bayern. HANDRICK, Horst. 26.11.43 Lt., 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 KIA - Ju 88 T-1 (4U+LH) crashed during mission over Naples. HANDROCK, Kurt. 20.06.40 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 33/IV. 13.06.42 Hptm.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV to Aufkl.Fl.Schule 1. 01.12.42 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). HANDRUP, Paul von. (DOB: 03.02.07). 06.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) with Kw.-Werkstattzug 6/VIII, trf to Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle d.Lw. 2. 17.03.43 trf to Kraftfahrausbildungs-Abt. d.Lw. 21. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HANDSCHUCH, Adolf. (W.B.K. Nürnberg I). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.((W) Kr.O.). HANDSCHUCH, Heinrich. (DOB: 17.03.13). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HANDSCHUCK, Ernst. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). HANDSCHUG, Theo. (DOB: 18.05.12 in Quedlinburg). 09.12.43 in KG 55, trf to II./JG 52 and appt Einsatzleiter; later trf to 6./JG 52. 02.45 Oblt., trf to I./JG 53. HANDSCHUH, ? . (n.d.) Oblt. and Adj. of II./JG 52. HANSPER, ? . 27.07.44 Maj. and Leiter of Feld-Luftmunitionslager 7/XII (Mamers/France). HANDT, Erich. 02.10.43 Lt., 2./JG 11. Credited with one victory. HANDTRAG, Siegfried. 01.12.39 Lt.d.R. promo to Lt. (Flak) I./Flak-Rgt. 43 (RDA 01.09.39). 01.12.41 promo to Oblt./A2. HANDWERK, Franz. (DOB: 07.07.16). (W.B.K. Fulda). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HANDWERKER, Johann. (DOB: 19.01.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HANDY, Georg. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or interned in a neutral country. HANE, Albert. 26.10.42 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokals. 13.05.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. FFS C 2 (to 04.06.44). 01.11.43 Hptm., FAG 101, promo to Maj. 05.06.44 Maj., appt Kdr. FFS B 15 (to 20.08.44). 21.08.44 Maj., appt Kdr. FFS B 2 (to 15.03.45). HANEBUTT, Joachim. (n.d.) Lt., Stafü 1. K/88 of the Condor Legion. 23.03.43 (11.42?) Hptm., trf from LKS (KON) 9 to 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123 and appt Staka (to 21.06.43). 21.06.43 MIA (later changed to KIA) – in Fw 190 A-5 (White 14) that failed to return from a recce mission). HANEKE, Hans-Joachim.

(DOB: 26.02.21). 01.45Lt., 6./KG (J) 6.

HANEL, Josef. (DOB: 28.02.13). (W.B.K. Teplitz-Schönau). 01.07.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O.). HÄNEL, Karl. 01.07.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Fl.). HÄNEL, Max. 15.06.43 Obstlt., appt Kdr. Feldluftpark 5/III. HANELLA, Alex. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln.) (RDA/A1). 01.04.43 Oblt., Fl.Kp./Ln.Rgt. des Ob.d.L.

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Section G - K HANEMANN, Hardo. (DOB: 03.07.17 in Weimar). 01.04.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 1940 appt Zugführer, then Offz.z.b.V. in 5./Res.Flak-Abt. 365 and 2./le.Res.Flak-Abt. 835. 01.09.40 promo to Lt. 1942 appt Ausb.Offz. le.Flak-Abt. 835. 01.09.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 appt Adj. I./Flak-Rgt. 241. 1943 appt instructor with 4./schw.Flak-Abt. 336. 1943 appt instructor with Flak-Rgt. 88. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef with II/III Fsch.Flak-Rgt. HÄNERT, Lothar. 14.10.43 Uffz., 1./JG 1. 08.02.44 Lt., 3./JG 1 WIA - Fw 190 A-7 (Yellow 10) overturned on take-off at Rheine - struck a roof - crashed in an explosion. 11.02.44 died of wounds. No known grave. Credited with one victory. HANESSE, Friedrich-Carl. (DOB: 21.09.92 in Worms). 16.03.12 entered the Heer. 18.08.13 promo to Lt. (RDA 19.08.11). WWI initially served in the Artillerie, then with the Fliegertruppe. 05.10.16 promo to Oblt. 15.02.17 began pilot training with Armeeflugpark 2. 01.06.17 trf to Feldflieger-Abt. A 225. 01.04.18 appt Führer of Schutzstaffel 9. 01.06.18 appt Führer of Schlachtstaffel 2. 01.07.18 appt Kdr. of Schachtgruppe III. 01.12.18 appt Adj. of Grenzschutz-Fliegerstaffel 400. 01.02.19 with Fliegerhorst Brieg. 01.01.20 with Fliegerhorst Paderborn. 01.06.20 returned to the ground forces. 01.01.24 promo to Hptm. 01.11.30 on the Geheime Fliegerliste. (n.d.) with Art.Rgt. 1. 01.09.33 promo to Maj. 01.02.34 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Heer with a rank of Maj.; appt Lehrgangsleiter at the Bombenschule Lechfeld. 01.04.35 appt Chef der Attaché-Abt./RLM. 01.09.35 promo to Obstlt. 01.10.37 promo to Oberst. 03.10.37 appt Luftattaché at the Embassy in Paris and at the Embassy in Lisbon. 03.09.39 appt Luftattaché Bern (to 09.40). 01.04.40 promo to Gen.Maj. 01.10.40 appt Kommandierender Gen. der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Paris. 01.04.42 promo to Gen.Lt. 01.01.44 promo to Gen.d.Fl. 01.09.44 appt Kommandierender Gen. der Lw.–Erg.Korps and Kdr. Luftwaffen-Ergänzungsdivision, Bad Saarow-Pieskow. 11.10.44 appt General z.b.V./Luftflotte 10. 1945 with the Reichskriegsgericht. 06.02.45 retired. 06.45 into French captivity. †12.05.75 in Wiesbaden. HANETZKI, ? . 09.43 trf from Wekusta 5 to Wekusta 6. 09.10.44 Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 6 KIA vic Scotland. HANEWINKEL, Günter. 01.08.42 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Oblt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp."Gorilla"/3. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Chef 14. (schwere Flugm Leit-Kp. "Muli") II./Ln.Rgt. 233. HANEWINKEL, (Dipl.Ing.) Max. (n.d.) Met.Beo., with Wekusta 1 (Lfl.1). then to Wekusta 26/Teilstaffel Südgriechenland. 14.02.43 Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 27 MIA. HANEWINKEL, Paul. (DOB: 19.12.19). (W.B.K. Lingen). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANF, Erich. (DOB: 19.04.93). 01.01.40 promo to Maj., Fl.H.Kdtr. Erding. 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 04.45 with Luftzeugamt Erding. 06.05.45 promo to Oberst with RDA of 01.06.45. HANF, Gerhard. (DOB: 16.05.24 in Rhön ). 02.42 training in LKS 5. 01.43 with JFS 2. 05.43 trf to 2./Erg.JGr. Ost. 01.06.43 promo to Lt./A1. 06.43 trf to 9./JG 77. 24.06.43 Lt., 9./JG 77 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 2) crashed at Chilivani. 21.08.43 9./JG 77 unhurt - lost Bf 109 G-6 due to engine damage vic Furta pass. 01.44 attended Verbandsführerlehrgang. 16.01.44 Lt., unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 (White 2) belly-landed near Langmannsdorf - due to engine failure. 21.04.44 Lt., 9./JG 77. 07.07.44 Lt., in 9./JG 77, appt Staka 4./JG 1 (to 16.12.44 ill with Malaria). 30.07.44 Lt., 1./JG 1. 21.11.44 Lt., Stafü 4./JG 1 unhurt - Fw 190 A-8 (Red 1) shot down, force-landed vic Gotha, 18 km N of Eisenach. 15.01.45 Lt., re-appt Staka 4./JG 1 (to 14.04.45). 04.45 Stafü 4./JG 1. 29.04.45 flew last mission He 162 A-2 (Red 1). Credited with 5? victories. HANFFSTENGEL, Otto von. 04.03.41 Lt.z.S., KG 26 KIA. HANFLAND, Franz. 01.01.44 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.08.44 Lt., 2. Jägerleitoffzier Kp. "Milbe"/ 8. Jagddivision. 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 14.(schwere Flugm.Leit- Kp. "Keiler") /Ln.Rgt. 228. HANFSTAENGL, Egbert. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Wien. 01.08.42 in Stab/Wehr-Ers.Insp. Wien, promo to Obstlt. 28.08.42 trf to Wehrmeldeamt Wien 10. HANFSTINGL, Hans. 01.02.44 promo to Oblt. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HANGARTNER, Karl. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANHART, Emil. (DOB: 31.01.91 in Köln). 04.41 Offz.z.b.V. in 6./JG 52; later assigned to various Fliegerhorstkommandanturen. HANHOLZ, Dr. Heinrich. (DOB: 08.01.94 in Gerthe near Bochum). (W.B.K. Hagen/Westf.). 01.01.24 promo to Oblt.d.R. 28.07.26 conferred with Ph.D. 01.03.33 joined the NSDAP (Nr.1564613). 03.33 became Mayor of Gebelsberg. 01.09.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.11.39 promo to Hptm. 1941 Art.Verb.Offz. with Beobachterschule Grossenhain. 1942 appt Ausb.Offz.Beobachterschule (F) 1. 1943 appt Lehrgangsleiter FAGr. 101, Lg.Kdo. XVII. 01.07.43 on recommendation of Luftgaukdo. III, promo to Maj. (d.R./Fl.). 1944 attached to FAGr. 1 to gain field experience. 1944 trf to RLM/LP3 (Offz.Ers.Pers.Veränderungen). HANINGER, ? . 12.06.44 Oblt. with Flivo detachment/I. SS-Pz.Korps. HANISCH, Erich. (DOB: 30.04.13). (W.B.K. Königsberg II). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. HANISCH, Fritz. (DOB: 29.08.12). (W.B.K. Gera). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. HANISCH, Dr. (med.) Hindenburg. (W.B.K. Eger). 01.01.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). c.1943-45 Stabsarzt in the Sanitätsversuchs- und Lehrabteilung d.Lw. HANISCH, Siegfried. 18.07.43 Lt., 2./ZG 1 KIA - Bf 110 G-2 crashed vic Solkaredo hit by AA. HÄNISCH, Walter. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 1/III (Garz). 18.01.45 trf to the Fallschirmjäger. HÄNISCH, Walter. 16.05.40 Oblt., Staka 3./JG 3 unhurt? - Bf 109 E-4 force landed at Hargimont after being shot up by a Do 17 near Marche. HANKAMER, Wolfgang. (DOB: 08.07.20 in Köln-Riehl). (R, DKG). 01.04.40 promo to Lt. 01.10.40 with BFS 4 for training. 01.11.40 with Grosse KFS 2. 01.01.41 appt techn.Offz. I./LG 1. 21.02.41trf to 11./KG 2. 03.04.41 trf to 9./KG 2 (to 06.41). 06.41 with 5./KG 2 (to 11.41). 04.07.41 Lt., 9./KG 2 unhurt? - Do 17 Z (U5+ZT) crash-landed at Suwalki. 10.11.41 trf to 5./KG 2. 02.42 trf to 11./KG 2. 02.03.42 awarded Ehrenpokal. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. 27.07.42 Oblt., awarded DKG, 5./KG 2. 09.42 trf to 6./KG 2. 19/20.09.42 Oblt., 3./KG 2 unhurt - Do 217 E-4 (U5+BL) landing mishap at Gilze-Rijen. 21.12.42 promo to Oblt. (RDA 01.04.42). 24.02.43 trf to 11./KG 2 as an instructor. 11.03.43 Oblt. in 11./KG 2, injured as an instructor - a landing Do 217 E-4 (U5+PV) collided with the ground vehicle in which he was sitting. 09.43 trf to 6./KG 2. 04.10.43 Oblt., appt Staka 6./KG 2 (to 23.06.44). 08.03.44 Ju 188 E-1 (U5+EP) shot down by a German fighter vic Köln. 24.06.44 Oblt., appt Staka 10./KG 2 (to 03.10.44). 01.09.44 promo to Hptm. 04.10.44 appt Staka Führerkurierstaffel. 10.44 Staka 6./KG 2. 29.10.44 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz (? - award is only listed in a few sources). 09.11.44 appt Staka 1./JG 301. 14.01.45 Hptm., Staka 1./JG 301 KIA – in Fw 190 A-9 (White 1) shot down by P-51s E of Kyritz/Mark Brandenburg while intercepting American bombers. Credited with 264 combat missions. HANKAMMER, Karl-Heinz. (DOB: 26.01.24). 1945 Lt., Erg.JGr. Ost. HANKE, ? . 05.42 Oblt. and Führer Transport-Kolonne d.Lw. 7/XII. HANKE, ? . 13.10.43 Hptm., appt acting Leiter Seenotbereichskdo. X. HANKE, Adolf. 22.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Auffanglager d.Lw. Münster-Handorf to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 36/VI. HANKE, Curt. 01.43 Oblt. and Führer Transport-Kolonne d.Lw. 17/VI (reported MIA at Rostov). HANKE, Felix. (DOB: 03.11.13 in Gotha). (n.d.) Lt., Stabskp. IV./JG 301. HANKE, Georg. (DOB: 11.12.14 in Hindenburg/Oberschlesien). (R, DKG). 01.11.35 entered the Heer, serving with Inf.-Rgt. 51. 24.03.36 trf to the Luftwaffe. (n.d.) initially served with 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123. 1937-38 trf to 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 27, then to 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 28. 01.08.38 trf to Stab/KG 255. 01.06.39 began flight training with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 43, then later at FFS C 11, then to Grosse KFS 3 then BFS 4. 05.09.40 trf to Erg.St./KG 76. 22.04.41 trf to 6./KG 76. 16.02.42 Fw., awarded the Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Ehrenpokal. 04.05.42 Fw., awarded the DKG. 23.05.43 trf to Stab II./KG 76. 08.10.43 trf to 10./KG 76. 26.03.44 Ofw. and pilot in II./KG 76, awarded the Ritterkreuz. 22.10.44 trf to II./KG 76 and began conversion training to the Ar 234. †16.03.93 in Fulda. Credited with 413 missions. HANKE, Hans. 01.03.42 promo to Hptm.(Tr.O./Fl.). 01.12.44 Hptm., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 220/I (to 24.12.44). HANKE, Hans. (DOB: 21.02.15). (W.B.K. Brieg). 01.08.42 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANKE, Hans. 01.05.42 Hptm., 9./KG 30 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (4D+XT) lost over the northern White Sea. HANKE, Heinz. 01.02.40 first flight., with Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 62. (n.d.) with 3./JFS 5. (n.d.) Erg.Gr./JG 2. (n.d.) Stab/JG 2. 26.02.43 Uffz., 9./JG 1. 09.10.43 Ofw., 9./JG 1. 13.11.43 Fw., 3./JG 11. 01.12.43 Fw., 3./JG 11. 18.03.44 Fw., 3./JG 11. (n.d.) 3./Erg.JGr. West. (n.d.) 1./Erg.JGr. Süd. 10.43 Adj. I./JG 1. †09.02.79. HANKE, Helmut. (DOB: 06.12.10). (W.B.K. Kolberg). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak.). HANKE, Helmuth. (DOB: 06.09.99). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANKE, Johannes (Hans). (DOB: 03.11.92). 01.06.42 promo to Obstlt. 15.05.43 with Annahmestelle 1 für Offizierbewerber d.Lw., trf to Annahmestelle 5 für Offizierbewerber d.Lw. 04.45 Obstlt. in Stab/Koflug 4/III. HANKE, Johannes (Hans). (DOB: 07.08.14). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm., 01.05.42 Hptm. and Staka of 9./KG 30, reported MIA over the White Sea/Barents Sea in Ju 88 A-4 (4D+XT). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANKE, Kurt. (DOB: 01.12.07). (W.B.K. Kiel). 14.05.43 Hptm. (Kr.O.) with Luftpark 3/III (See), trf to Seenotdienstführer 2 (Süd) for further assignment. HANKE, Manfred. (DOB: 11.07.21). (W.B.K. Pirna). 01.12.42 Fw.d.R, promo to Lt. (Fl.). HANKE, Siegfried. (DOB:17.02.19). (W.B.K. Böhm.Leipa). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HANKE, Walter. 25.11.42 Lt., 7./ZG 1 KIA - Me 210 A-1 (2N+DR) hit by AA W of Medjez al Bab. HANKE, Willi. (DOB: 08.04.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. Giebelstadt, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). HANKE, Wolf-Dietrich. (DOB: 11.09.20 in Freiburg/Br.). 06.44 Lt. in 10. Seenotstaffel. HANKNER, Wolfgang. (DOB: 14.02.24). (n.d.) with JG 103. 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 17.07.44 Lt., 3./Erg.JGr. West. 01.08.44 Lt., II./JG 4. 11.09.44 Lt., 6./JG 4 WIA - Fw 190 A-8/R2 (Black 8) shot down and belly-landed in the area of Böhmisch Hammer. 17.12.44 Lt., 6./JG 4. 02.45 Lt., appt Stafü 6.(Sturm)/JG 4 (to 04.45). 02.45 Lt., Stafü 6.(Sturm)/JG 4 unhurt? - Fw 190 shot down behind the lines - returned. 04.04.45 Lt., II./JG 4. 04.45 KIA? Credited with 2 victories. HANKOW, Dr. (med.) Robert. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.11.42 promo to Oberfeldarzt (d.R.z.V.). 1945 Oberfeldarzt (d.R.z.V.) with Lw.-Lazarett 12/VII Kitzbühel. HÄNLEIN, Hans. 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 13. (schwere Flugm. LeitKp. " Otter") /Ln.Rgt. 237. HÄNLEIN, Otto. (DOB: 30.04.21 in Hannover). (DKG). 01.01.45 Lt., KG(J) 27, awarded the DKG. HANNAK, Günther. (DOB: 12.12.21 in Breslau). (R, DKG). 02.41 Ofhr., assigned to I.(Jagd-)/LG 2 on completion of training. 05.41 in Stab I.(J)/LG 2. 16.01.42 Lt., 1./JG 77. 16.03.42 Lt., 1./JG 77. c.04.42 Lt., in 1./JG 77, appt Staka Ölschutzstaffel/JG 77 (to 07.08.42). 25.05.42 Lt., Staka 1./JG 4 (to 19.10.42). 27.05.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 1./JG 77. 11.06.42 Lt., 1./JG 77. 01.07.42 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, I./JG 77. 09.42 appt Kdr.I./JG 4. 04.01.43 Uffz., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 26.02.43 Hptm., appt Staka 7./JG 27 (to 05.05.43). 17.03.43 Lt., appt acting Kdr. III./JG 27 (to 29.03.43). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 01.04.43 in JG 27, promo to Oblt. 12.04.43 Oblt., 7./JG 27. 05.05.43 Oblt., Staka 7./JG 27, POW – Bf 109 G-6 (GP+IZ) forced to make an emergency landing at Luqa airfield on Malta due to engine problems during a reconnaissance flight, captured uninjured. 01.12.43 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. Credited with c.300 combat missions and 47 air victories. †25.08.95 in Duisburg. HANNAPPEL, Josef. (DOB: 24.04.13). (W.B.K. Wiesbaden). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 03.03.45 Lt., function unknown Luftnachrichtenstelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 3/XI Husum. HANNAPPEL, ? . 14.07.43 Ofw., 1./TG 3. HANNAY, Götz. (DOB: 19.08.12 in Berlin-Tempelhof). (i.G.). 01.10.34 entered service with the Heer as a driver. 01.04.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and began officer training. 01.04.37 trf to I./Flak-Rgt. 10 as a Battr.-Offz. 01.08.39 Oblt., in I./Flak-Rgt. 23. 15.11.38 appt Adjutant in I./Flak-Rgt. 23. 01.08.39 promo to Oblt. 11.10.40 appt Adjutant in Stab/Flak-Rgt. 202. 16.09.41 Hptm., appt Ic/10. Flak-Div. 01.12.41 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (1. Lang-Lehrgang) (to 30.09.42). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 01.10.42 trf to Ob.d.L./RLM pool and ordered temporary duty to Abt. Ia op 2 in Stab/Luftflotte 3 (to 08.05.44). 01.07.43 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. and promo to Maj. 09.05.44 appt Ia in Stab Gen.d.Flakartl./Lw.-Kdo. Südost. HANNAY, Dr. Heinrich. (i.G.). 01.10.39 Maj., in RLM. 01.03.42 promo to Obstlt.(Flak). HANNE, Erich. (DOB: 19.03.20 in Clausen/Kreis Peine). (R, DKG). 1939-41 training and then assigned to St.G. 1. 08.41 WIA. 08.12.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 02.42 with III./St.G. 1. 11.05.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 7./St.G. 1. 13.08.42 Lt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka 7./St.G. 1. 05.09.42 Oblt., Stafü 7./St.G. 1 MIA - Ju 87 D-1 during operations against tanks and AA positions vic Mikhailovsky, NE of Mga. Credited with 538 missions, destroying 16 tanks, 26 AA guns, 2 armored trains, 4 supply trains. HANNE, Günter. 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HANNE, Günter. (DOB: 03.04.19). (W.B.K. Berlin III). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HANNECK, Gottfried. (DOB: 27.10.19). 12.05.44 Lt., 6./NJG 1. 12/13.06.44 Lt., 6./NJG 1 unharmed - Bf 110 bailed out vic Birresborn. 29.07.44 Oblt., 6./NJG 1. 07.44 Oblt., appt Staka 5./NJG 1 (to 01/02.02.45 WIA - Bf 110 G-4 after being shot up by Mosquito of 239 Sqdn., made an emergency landing 2 km W of Kettenhausen near Altenkirchen/Westerwald). Still alive as of 2012. Credited with 6 victories. HANNECKE, Emil. (W.B.K. Dessau). 01.12.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Bau). HANNEL, Dr.(med.)Ernst. (W.B.K. Prag). 01.05.43 RDA as Ass.Arzt. HANNEMANN, Franz. 01.06.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Flak). 22.05.43 Hptm. d.R. in Stab/15. FlakDiv., trf to Luftgaukdo. I for further assignment. HANNEMANN, Helmut. (n.d.) Oblt., in 10.(Pz)/SG 2 then Stab/SG 2. Credited with the destruction of 77 enemy tanks in 311 missions. HANNEMANN, Helmut. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. c. 04.44 Oblt., appt Staka 7./KG 1. HANNEMANN, Paul. (DOB: 24.09.11). (W.B.K. Gotha). 01.04.42 Stfw., simultaneous promo to Lt. and Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANNEMANN, Dr. Walter. (DOB: 02.09.91 in Jülich). 29.10.43 Maj., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A 221/XII. HANNEN, E. 12.05.40 Oblt., 4./LG 1 POW unhurt - He 111 H (L1+BM) shot down by 607 Sqdn. near Lille, crashed Armentières. HANNEN, Ewald. 01.08.39 Oblt., in II.(K)/LG 1. 12.05.40 Oblt., observer in 4./LG 1 (to 12.05.40 POW - in He 111 H (L1+BM) shot down by RAF 607 Sqdn. Hurricane over Illies/18 km WSW of Lille - crashed near Armentières). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HANNES, Karl. (SDOB: 14.10.16). (n.d.) with 5./JG 2. †06.08.86. [ not an officer??] HANNFELLER, Günther. 11.05.44 Lt., 7./SG 10. Credited with 2 victories. HANNICKA, Dr. (med.) Werner. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. c.25.10.43 Stabsarzt in III./KG 76, KIA in Ju 88 A-4 (F1+CD) that crashed 5 km NE of Laon/France during a practice flight, presumably after being attacked by enemy aircraft. HANNIG, Horst. (DOB: 13.11.21 in Frankenstein/Schlesien). (RE, DKG). 10.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 09.41 promo to Lt. 15.09.41 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 24.11.41 Lt., awarded DKG, II./JG 54. 17.03.42 unhurt - lost Bf 109 F-4 (Black ?) vic Samoschje. 09.05.42 awarded Ritterkreuz, 6./JG 54. 07.07.42 Lt., with 5./JG 54. 28.09.42 lost Bf 109 G-2 (Yellow 4) no details. 08.10.42 Lt., appt Staka 5./JG 54 (to 11.42). 05.11.42 Lt., 5./JG 54. 27.01.43 Hptm., appt Staka 2./JG 2 (to 15.05.43 - KIA). 16.02.43 Lt., 2./JG 2. 15.05.43 Lt., Staka 2./JG 2 KIA in Fw 190 A-4 (Black 1) shot down by Spitfires over the Caen-Rocquancourt area in Normandy - bailed out but parachute failed. 03.01.44 Lt., posthumously awarded Eichenlaub, Stafü 2./JG 2. Credited with over 350 combat missions and 98 air victories. HANNIG, Kurt. 11.05.41 Lt., 8./KG 76 MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (F1+BS) no details. HANNIG, Norbert. (DOB: 12.09.23). (n.d.) with Erg/JG 54. (n.d.) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 20.05.43 Obfhr., 5./JG 54 unhurt? - Bf 109 G-2 rammed by another 109 at Siwerskaja. 27.05.43 Fhr., in 5./JG 54 unhurt - lost Fw 190 A-5 (Black 12) at Mga a/f. 01.06.43 Ofhr., II./JG 54, promo to Lt./A1. 30.07.43 Ofhr., 5./JG 54. 04.10.43 Lt., 5./JG 54. 29.12.43 Lt., 5./JG 54 unhurt - Fw 190 A-5 emergency landing in bad weather at Pogergittla - a/c demolished. 24.01.44 Lt., 5./JG 54. 29.05.44 Lt., 1./Erg.JGr. Ost. 17.10.44 Lt., 6./JG 54. 06.04.45 Lt., 6./JG 54. 1945 Oblt., Staka 6./JG 7. Postwar, joined the Bundesluftwaffe and became Staka of JG 73. 1976 retired. Credited with 42 victories in over 200 missions. †21.02.2014. Not related to Horst Hannig. HANNIG, Walter. (DOB: 17.08.09). (W.B.K. Korbach). (DKG). 01.03.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 28.04.43 Lt., 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 awarded the DKG. 14.05.43 Lt.(Kr.O.), 4.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 attended the 2. Abschnitt of an Offz.-Lehrgang (to 10.06.43). 17.04.44 Lt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HANNIGBRINK, Dr. (med.) Otto. (W.B.K. Hameln). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). HANNOWSKI, Hans. 23.09.43 Oblt. and pilot in NAGr. 10, WIA – in Fw 189 A-1 crash at Fp. Zlynka/50 km east of Gomel. 13.12.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HANNSS, Hans-Georg. (DOB: 06.01.19). (W.B.K. Namburg a.S.). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. HANOLD, Alfons. (DOB: 02.08.94). (W.B.K. Ravensburg). 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). HANREICH, Fritz. (DOB: 03.02.11). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., Zugführer 5.(leichte Flugm.-Kp.z.b.V.36) /Ln.Rgt. 238. HANS, Heinrich. (DKG). 1942 Kdr. KGr.z.b.V. 700. 12.07.43 Hptm., awarded DKG, II./TG 4. 18.09.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. IV./TG 4 (to 08.44). 01.12.43 promo to Maj. [16.03.60 promo to Obstlt. ?] HANS, Paul. (DOB: 09.10.99). 16.03.43 Hptm.d.R. in 1./Ln.-Abt. 123, trf to RLM (GL/E3 – III). 01.12.43 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 15.06.44 Maj.d.R. (Ln.) in Stab Chef Nachschubamt/RLM, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). 01.01.45 Maj. and Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. Reich. 28.02.45 Maj., appt Maj. beim Stabe in Stab/Ln.-Abt. 142. HANS, Wilhelm. (DOB: 13.06.08). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HANSBERG, Otto. (DOB: 21.08.14 in Dortmund). (DKG). 1941 in 6./KG 3. 02.41 appt Staka 10./JG 3. 02.01.42 Fw. in 6./KG 3, awarded the DKG. 15.02.44 Oblt., appt Staka 10./JG 3 (to 18.08.44). 08.44 in 1./Erg.JGr. Nord. 10.44 trf to 10./JG 54, then to 14./JG 26. 02.45 Oblt., appt Stafü 15./JG 26. 02.05.45 Oblt., appt act Kdr. II./JG 26 (to 05.05.45). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HANSBERG, Willi. (DOB: 15.03.13). (W.B.K. Duisburg). 01.04.43 promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HÄNSCH, Dr. ? . (n.d.) Reg.Rat, with S/88 of the Legion Condor. HANSCH, Otto. 01.08.43 in 9./Ln.-Rgt. 214, promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 05.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./Ln.-Rgt. 204. 1944-45 Hptm., Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 252 (to 08.05.45). HÄNSCH, Reinhard. 07.42 Oblt., Flak-Abt. (unspecified). 01.11.42 promo to Hptm. 25.03.43 in III./Flak-Lehr-Rgt., appt provisional Kdr. III.(Scheinw.)/Flak-Rgt. 44 (to 09.43). 18.09.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 410. Last rank: Hptm. Postwar ran a publishing business in Ratzeburg/Schleswig-Holstein. Name later changed to "Haensch". HÄNSCH, Wilhelm. (DOB: 08.08.07). (W.B.K. Altenburg). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. HANSCHEN, Ulrich. (DOB: 17.03.22). 23.03.43 Lt., 15./KG 40. 12.07.43 Lt., 15./KG 40. 23.08.43 Lt., 15./KG 40 WIA - Ju 88 C-6 shot down by a Liberator of 479 Anti-Submarine Group at 49.53 N 09.18 W - rescued. 17.11.43 15./KG 40. 01.02.44 Lt., 3./ZG 1. 04.02.44 Lt./Oblt., appt Adj. III./ZG 1 (to 07.06.44 KIA). 07.06.44 Oblt., Adj. Stab III./ZG 1 MIA - Ju 88 C-6 shot down over Channel. 01.07.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Credited with 4 victories. HANSCHKE, ? . 30.08.40 Ltn.z.S. 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606 KIA - Do 17 Z crashed after striking the ground vic Bilbao/Portugal. HANSCHKE, Erich. 01.09.42 promo to Hptm. 27.12.43 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./SG 151 (to 03.44). c. 00.45 Hptm., appt Kdr. IV.(Pz.)/SG 9? (to 08.05.45). HANSCHKE, Helmut. 30.08.40 Lt.z.S., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606 KIA - Do 17 Z (7T+GL) after flying a mission over the UK, flew into a house wall in Bilbao/Spain. . HÄNSEL, ? . 02.40 Hptm., appt Kp.-Chef 7. Flugh.Betr.Kp./KG 54 (to 03.40). HÄNSEL, Erhard. 13.11.43 Wd.Insp., Wekusta 5 MIA/KIA - Ju 88 D-1 (D7+HN) lost in Pl.Qu. 06 Ost 083. HÄNSEL, Erich. 01.01.40 Lt., Flak-Rgt. 23 (RDA adjusted to 01.11.38). 01.11.43 at FAS I, promo to Hptm. HÄNSEL, Fredy. (DOB: 23.04.20). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Ln. HÄNSEL, Helmut. (DOB: 26.11.18 in Dresden). 1938 in the Heer. 1939 trf to the Luftwaffe. 1941 trf to JG 77. 29.01.42 Lt., Stab III./JG 77 WIA - damaged Bf 109 F-4 force-landed vic Sarabus due to engine failure. 16.03.42 Lt., in Stab III./JG 77. 07.42 with 8./JG 77. 12.09.42 Lt., III./JG 77. 11.42 Lt., in Stab/JG 77. 13.07.43 Oblt., in Stab III./JG 77, appt Staka 8./JG 77 (to 13.10.43 KIA). 13.10.43 Oblt. and Stafü 8./JG 77, KIA – in Bf 109 G-6/trop (Yellow 9) by Spitfires W of Teano. Credited with 8 victories. HANSEL, Ludwig. 18.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from Fl.Ers.Btl. XII to FFS A/B 33. HANSEN, ? . (n.d.) Hptm. and pilot in 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 121. HANSEN, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Kp.Chef III./JG 52. HANSEN, Adolf (Adolph). (DOB: 30.08.14). 01.08.39 Oblt., in KG 26. 02.42 Oblt., appt Staka 11./KG 26 (to 10.42). 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 10.11.42 Hptm., appt Staka 6./KG 26 (to 20.05.43 MIA). 20.05.43 MIA – He 111 H-11 (1H+PN) failed to return from operations in the Mediterranean theater off the coast of Oran. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANSEN, Broder. (DOB: 01.05.21). (W.B.K. Bremen I). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Fl. HANSEN, Bruno. (DOB: 04.05.21). 01.02.43 promo to Lt./A2. HANSEN, Carlheinz. (DOB: 07.05.15). (W.B.K. Stargard). (DKG). 01.10.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 09.08.43 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 17.10.43 Oblt. in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 21, awarded the DKG. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HANSEN, Dr. (med.) ? . c.1943-45 Stabsarzt and Abt.-Leiter in Luftfahrtmedizinisches Institut des RLM. HANSEN, Emil. (DOB: 03.03.96 in Trier). 04.42 Offz.z.b.V. in III./JG 51. 17.03.43 Maj.d.R. in JG 51, trf to JG 105 (to 11.10.43). 11.10.43 trf to Geschwaderstab z.b.V. HANSEN, Ernst. (DOB: 27.01.12 in Rostock). 31.08.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 1943 appt Zugführer with 4./le.Flak-Abt. 762. 01.06.43 promo to Lt. 1944 appt Gerät-Offz. 2./gem.Flak-Abt. 124. 1945 appt Gerät-Offz. schw.Flak-Bttr. 206. HANSEN, Fritz. (DOB: 03.12.15). (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.11.42 Fw., RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANSEN, Fritz. (DOB: 05.12.98). (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANSEN, Dr. Fritz. 1942 with II./St.G. 2. 01.03.43 Lt., (Kr.O). appt Ord.Offz. Stab/St.G. 2. 1943 Lt., Adj., KIA in a plane crash to unknown cause. HANSEN, Gerd. (DOB: 04.06.18). (W.B.K. Schleswig). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HANSEN, Günter. (DOB: 10.06.24). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 26.09.43 Lt., 11./KG 26 badly WIA - Ju 88 A-4 crashed on landing at Blankensee. HANSEN, Hans. (DOB: 09.10.11). 01.03.42 promo to Hptm. 00.43 Hptm., in 6./KG 2 (to 18/19.03.43). 18/19.03.43 Hptm., 6./KG 2 MIA – in Do 217 E-4 (U5+AP), cause unknown but likely shot down by a Beaufighter of 68 Sqdn. and crashed near Winterton. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANSEN, Hans. (DOB: 17.06.13 in Ebendorf). 28.01.44 Lt., (unspecified) Lw.-Felddivision KIA. Buried at Narva. HANSEN, Hans. (DOB: 09.03.15). (W.B.K. Hamburg V?). (n.d.) pilot for DLH. 01.11.39 promo to Lt. 1940 appt instructor at Blindflugschule 4 Wien-Aspern. 01.08.40 promo to Oblt. 1942 trf to a KFS as a trainee. 1942 trf to Blindflugschule Prag-Rusin. 1943 appt Nachr.Offz. Ln.Kp./Blindflugschule 5. 1943 trf to FFS B 35. 06.44 Oblt., in I./KG 200 (MIA 14.06.44 - in Ju 290 over South Russia). 14.06.44 Oblt. in 1./KG 200 MIA/POW - Ju 290 (9V+HK) in S Russia apparently died there. (n.d.) promo to Hptm. (RDA 01.06.44?) soon after loss. HANSEN, Hans. (DOB: 23.04.15). 01.07.38 Lt., Ln.-Offz. in Stab/KG 158, Wiener Neustadt. 16.07.43 Hptm. in 18./Ln.-Rgt. Ob.d.L., appt Kdr. I./Ln.-Versuchs-Rgt. 01.04.44 promo to Maj.(Ln.). 09.03.45 Obstlt.?, appt Nafü/5. Fliegerdivision. HANSEN, Hans. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt.(Ln.), Lg.Nachr.Rgt. 17. 01.01.42 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A2). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANSEN, Hans. 01.04.42 in Lw.Befh. Mitte area, promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 23.10.42 appt Kdr. Luftdienstabt. II. 18.07.44 Maj., appt Kdr. I./Fliegerzielgeschwader 1. HANSEN, Hans-Christian. (DOB: 18.09.06). (R). 11.02.45 Hptm.d.R., awarded Ritterkreuz, Führer II./Fsch. Pz.Gren.Abt.Rgt. 3 Herman Göring. †13.02.84. HANSEN, Hans-Jürgen. (DOB: 08.06.24). 1945 Lt., III./JG 54. HANSEN, Dr.(med.) Jürgen. (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.02.42 RDA as Ob.Arzt. (Kr.O./San.) (Zahnarzt). HANSEN, Hans-Peter. (DOB: 28.06.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. HANSEN, Hans-Peter. (DOB: 06.06.23). 18.11.44 Lt. and Staka 9./JG 2, MIA - Fw 190 A-9 (White 12) shot down in combat by P-47s of 56 FG over the Hanau – Gelnhausen area. Buried at Gelnhausen. HANSEN, Hans-Werner. (DOB: 19.12.19). (W.B.K. Neumunster). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Fl.). 11.11.43 Lt., 4./KG 27 MIA - He 111 H-16 (1G+EM) lost during attack on roads between Kotscherowo (Pl.Qu. 35 Ost 9156) and Stawitschsche (Pl.Qu. 35 Ost 9164). 03.04.44 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal.

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Section G - K HANSEN, Harald. (DOB: 14.06.19). 01.10.43 promo to Oblt./A1. 27.11.43 Oblt., appt Staka 5./KG 54 (to 25.04.44). 25.10.44 Oblt. Staka 5./ KG (J) 54 (to 05.01.45). HANSEN, Heinrich. (DOB: 06.11.93). WWI pilot in the Fliegertruppe. 01.11.23 promo to Oblt.d.R. 12.09.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 01.01.40 promo to Hptm. 1940 appt Verw.Offz.Stab/Koflug Delmenhorst. 1942 appt Verw.Offz. Stab/Koflug 145/XI Liersch. 16.05.44 (42?) Obstlt.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 215/III. 01.07.44 promo to Maj. 15.10.44 (1943?) Obstlt.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 107/III (to 08.05.45?). 1944 appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 24/III Pontsalenjoki. HANSEN, Hellmuth. (DOB: 27.06.02). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 01.03.43 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HANSEN, Hermann. (DOB: 10.12.19). 01.04.42 promo to Oblt./A2. HANSEN, Hermann. (DOB: 31.10.12). 20.03.43 Oblt. (Kr.O.) in LLG 1, trf to 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 123. 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HANSEN, Hermann. 10.08.39 Maj. (Erg.O.), on temporary duty from III.(Aufkl.)/LG 2 to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XIII. 02.41 Obstlt., trf from Lg.Stab z.b.V. 112 to Stab/Koflug 1203 Paris for Bodenorganisation training. 09.05.42 Obstlt., trf from Koflug 7/IV to Flieger-Ers.Btl. IV. 17.11.42 trf to Koflug 3/III (to c.03.43). 19.03.43 trf from Auffanglager/Luftgaukdo. XI to Luftgaukdo. VIII. 16.07.43 Obstlt. with Koflug 2/VIII, trf to Gen.d.Dt.Luftwaffe in Italien for further assignment. 10.09.43 Obstlt. and Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 32/IV Grottaglie, KIA. Posthumous promo to Oberst with effect from 01.09.43. HANSEN, Jan-Adolf. 23.08.43 Hptm., awarded Ehrenpokal. HANSEN, Karl. 01.09.42 Kdt. Wehrmachtgefängnis Bruchsal (to 01.12.42), promo to Obstlt.(Erg.O.). 01.12.42 Obstlt., trf to the Personalreserve (LP-Amt) 14/XIII. Fliegerkorps. 08.04.43 trf to FührerReserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to 3. Lw.-Feld-Div. for temporary duty. HANSEN, Karl. 01.12.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in I./Flak-Rgt. 52. 08.06.43 Maj.(d.R.), trf from LS-Ers.Abt. 1 to LS-Abt.(mot) 15 as Major beim Stabe. 28.05.44 Maj. in Stab/Luftschutz-Abt. d.Lw. (mot) 15, trf to Stab/Feldluftgaukdo. Westfrankreich for employment as Verbindungsoffizier für Luftschutz. HANSEN, Karl. 23.01.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. Flieger-Nachschubkolonnen-Abt. II/V (Note: this number is incorrect). 1941 Führer m.Flugbetriebsstoffkolonne 2/XII (to 03.41). 04.41 Hptm., appt Kdr. Nachschubkolonnen-Abt. d.Lw. 1/XII. HANSEN, Kurt. 01.09.41 promo to Maj.d.R. (n.d.) Kdr. Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 560 (still 04.45). HANSEN, Ludwig. (W.B.K. Münster i.W.). 25.05.43 Hptm. (d.R./Fl.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?).(RDA 01.11.39). HANSEN, Olaf. 01.06.44 promo to Oblt./A1. 07.04.45 Oblt., 4./JG 102 Ramm Kdo. Elbe MIA - Bf 109 G. HANSEN, Otto. (DOB: 27.11.12). (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.08.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl). HANSEN, Otto. 25.11.42 Lt.(Kr.O.), Luftzeugamt 2/X/I (See), trf to III./KG 55. HANSEN, Otto. 01.10.39 promo to Obstlt.; at LKS Dresden. 07.04.43 in XIII. Fliegerkorps area, trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Annahmestelle 2 für Offz.Bewerber d.Lw. on temporary duty. 01.07.43 permanently trf to Annahmestelle 2 für Offizierbewerber d.Lw. 01.06.44 promo to Oberst. 1944 in Annahmestelle 2 für Offizier-Bewährung d.Lw. 31.03.45 Oberst (Tr.O.) in Flieger-Ers.Btl. V, released from active military service. HANSEN, Otto. (W.B.K. Neumünster). 01.10.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Oblt. and Zugführer in 31.(mittl.Flugm.Leit-Kp.)/Ln.-Rgt. 232. HANSEN, Thomas. (DOB: 08.03.00). (W.B.K. Schleswig). 01.05.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O./Ln.). 15.06.44 Hptm. (Kr.O.) (Ln.) in 15./Ln.-Rgt. 2, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). HANSEN, Till. (DOB: 31.05.22). (W.B.K. Essen II). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 09.07.44 Lt., Stab II./JG 27 KIA - Bf 109 G-6/AS (Green 4 + -) in mid-air collision, crashed 5 km NE Megyeres. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HANSEN, Victor. (W.B.K. Wiesbaden). 01.11.39 promo to Hptm.(d.L./Flak). 01.03.43 promo to Maj./ (d.R./Flak). HANSEN, Werner. (DOB: 02.05.10 in Berlin). (n.d.) lived in Jena. 09.04.40 Oblt., Staka 1./ZG 76, Bf 110 C (M8+BH) damaged by Norwegian ground fire and force-landed at Oslo-Fornebu. 04.40 acting Kdr. I./ZG 76 (to 11.05.40). 1940? Oblt., Staka 1./ZG 76. 25.09.40 Oblt., appt Staka 3./NJG 1 (to 10.02.41 KIA). 10.02.41 Oblt., 3./NJG 1 KIA - shot down by friendly AA vic Wunstorf. Last rank Hptm. Credited with one victory. Buried in Jena. HANSEN, Wilhelm. (DOB: 27.01.14). (W.B.K. Hannover I). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HANSEN, Wilhelm. 10.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./Ln.-Rgt. 201 (still 08.41). 01.01.42 promo to Maj.(Ln.). 15.03.43 Maj. in Stab/Ln.-Rgt. 14, trf to Stab Nafü/Lg.Kdo. XI. HANSEN, Willi. (DOB: 22.06.14). (W.B.K. Schleswig). 01.10.42 Ofw., promo to Lt.( Kr.O./Fl.). HANSEN, Wolfgang. (DOB: 23.04.18). 14.09.40 Lt., 4./KG 55 WIA - by fighters over the Channel during raid on Brighton. 15.10.40 Lt., 4./KG 55 WIA - He 111 P-2 (G1+DM) force-landed at Cherbourg after engine damage during raid on Yeovil. 01.12.41 promo to Oblt. HANSEP, Fritz. (W.B.K. Berlin VII). 01.12.42 promo to Hptm.(Kr.O./Fl.). HANSER, Günter. (DOB: 07.11.11). 1935-38 lived in South America. 1942 appt Ausb.Offz. 2./Flakscheinw.-Abt. 238 (to 1944). 01.08.42 promo to Lt. HANSER, Michael. 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur with Waffen-Techn.Schule Halle. HÄNSGEN, Kurt. (DOB: 02.06.92). (n.d.) Fl.St.Ing. HANSHEN, Ulrich. 23.03.43 Lt., 15./KG 40. 17.11.43 Lt., 3./ZG 1. 01.02.44 Lt., Stab III./ZG 1. HANSI, Werner. (DOB: 27.09.13). 01.45 Flieger-Hauptingenieur with Feldlufttanklager 2/IV. HANSIG, ? . 30.01.44 Oblt. in III./KG 51, ordered to NJG 5 for a week of training. HANSING, ? . 01.05.36 Hptm., Nafü See-Fl.H.Kdtr. Pütnitz. HANSING, Hans. (DOB: 08.12.13). (W.B.K. Saarbrücken). 01.04.43 promo to Lt./Flak. HANSING, Julius. 08.40 Maj., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 19/IV (12.40). 12.41 Maj., appt Leiter Seenotzentrale (L) Schwarzes Meer (to 31.05.42). 01.06.42 Maj., appt Leiter Seenotbereichskdo. XII (to 20.09.43). 01.08.42 promo to Obstlt. 09.09.43 Obstlt., trf to Luftflotte 4 for further assignment. 1944 Verb.Offz.d.Lw./Flottenkommando OKM Kiel. 01.11.44 promo to Oberst. HÄNSLER, ? . 04.43 Oblt.d.R. in 3./NAGr. 4. 14.05.43 Oblt.d.R., 3./NAGr. 4 as an observer attended the 2. Abschnitt of an Offz.-Lehrgang (to 10.06.43). HÄNSLER, Friedrich. 20.09.43 Oblt., Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HÄNSLER, Fritz. (DOB: 12.09.12 in Kempten/Allgäu). (W.B.K. Kempten/Allgäu). 09.41 Beobachter in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 32. 01.07.42 RDA for Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). 01.01.43 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 06.43 Beobachter in 3./NJG 4. 1945 Oblt. and Bildoffz. in 1./NJG 6. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANSLIK, Albert. (DOB: 21.09.21). 01.10.41 promo to Lt./A1. HANSMANN, ? . (n.d.) Met Observer with Wekusta 2 Ob.d.L. HANSMANN, ? . (n.d.) Hptm., Staka in JG 54. HANSMANN, ? . 09.05.42 Oblt., I./KG 76 WIA - Ju 88 A-4 crash-landed at Nikolajew - no details. HANSMANN, Fritz. 01.01.44 promo to Oblt.

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Section G - K HANSMANN, Gerd. 01.11.39 Oblt., trf from Fl.Waffenschule (See) Bug auf Rügen to Fl.H.Kdtr. (See) Kamp. 06/07.05.41 Hptm., Staka 2./Ku.Fl.Gr. 106, KIA in Ju 88 A-5 (M2+CK) shot down by a Defiant of 141 Sqdn. and crashed near Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire during a raid on the Glasgow docks. HANSPER, Franz. (DOB: 13.06.90). (W.B.K. Berlin I). 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(W)(Kr.O.). 11.43 Hptm.(W), appt Leiter Feldluftmunitionslager z.b.V. 7/XII. HANSS, Joachim. (DOB: 07.11.22 in Salza/Harz). 29.12.43 Lt., 1./NJG 5. 20.02.44 Lt., 1./NJG 5. 24.03.44 Lt., I./NJG 5. 23.04.44 Lt., 1./NJG 5. 04/05.07.44 Lt., 2./NJG 5 unhurt - Bf 110 G-5 (G9+FK) shot up by night fighter E of Amiens - bailed out. 08/09(07/08?).07.44 Lt., 2./NJG 5 KIA Bf 110 G-4 (C9+HK) shot down 6 km W of Compiègne by a Mosquito of 239 Sqdn. Credited with 10 victories. HANSSKE, Walter. 01.03.44 promo to Oberst. HANSSUM, Otto. (DOB: 26.07.15). (DKG). 01.04.35 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.11.36 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Fliegergruppe Lechfeld for Beobachter (observer) training. 15.04.37 trf to III./KG 158 as a Beobachter. 02.38 trf to III./KG 158. 21.03.38 ordered temporary duty to Ln.-Schule Halle to attend Lehrgang für Fl.Funkoffz. (course for air crew radio officers) (to 18.06.38). 01.05.39 trf to III./KG 76 (to 15.10.40). 01.08.39 in KG 76, promo to Oblt. 15.05.40 Oblt. in Stab III./KG 76, severely WIA - Do 17 Z by ground fire while attacking motorized columns near La Capelle; hospitalized in Bonn. 16.10.40 trf to Stab/KG 76. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 02.04.42 awarded the Ehrenpokal. 04.05.42 Hptm., awarded DKG, 6./KG 76. 11.07.42 Hptm., Staka Stab?/KG 76 MIA - Ju 88 C-6 (F1+AX) lost vic Voronezh. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HANST, Dr. Fritz. 04.12.42 Reg.Rat, Met Observer with Wekusta 2 Ob.d.L. KIA. HANST, Otto. (DOB: 26.08.19). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. HANSTEIN, Günter von. (DOB: 05.09.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HANSTEIN, Helmut. (DOB: 03.11.15). 1942 with 1.Erg.JGr. Süd. 17.12.42 Lt., 9./JG 3. 28.02.43 Lt., 9./JG 3. 31.05.43 Lt., 9./JG 3. 20.07.43 Lt., 9./JG 3 MIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Yellow 3 + I) lost 15 km SE of Izum. Credited with 9 victories. HANSTEIN, Wilhelm. 01.07.38 Maj., Chef 4.(Flugm.)/Lg.-Nachr.Rgt. 8. 01.11.42 promo to Oberst. 12.01.45 Oberst, appt Offz. z.b.V. in Stab Nafü/Luftgaukdo. III. HANSY, Adolf. (DOB: 06.06.87). 1941 trf to Fl.Pl.Kdo. Prag-Rusin. 1941 trf to Lg.Kdo. XVII. 1941 appt Offz.z.b.V with Ia Stab/Koflug 4/XIII. 1942 trf to Luftgau Kiew. 21.03.42 admitted Feldlazarett 2/007. 1942 trf to Ers./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 71. 1942 appt Überzählige-Offz. 1./Lw.Ers.Btn. III. 1942 appt Techn.Referent to Ia Stab/Koflug 6/XI. 1943 trf to Stab Koflug 3/XI due to unit renaming. 1944 appt NSFO for Koflug 3/XI. 01.10.44 promo to Maj.(d.R.z.V). 1945 attended a 14 day course, the 14. Lehrgang with NS-Führungsschule/OKW at Ordensburg. 08.05.45 Maj., Ia of Flughafenbereichs-Kommando 3/XI Mielberg. HANTEL, ? . 10.01.42, Oblt., in 2.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 14 WIA - in combat with a 260 Sqdn. fighter in the Agheila area. HANTEL, Helmut. (DOB: 06.06.22). 1943 Oblt., appt Staka 8./ZG 26 (to 24.08.43 KIA). 24.08.43 Oblt., 8./ZG 26 KIA - Bf 110 G-2 (3U+FS) in a collision with another Bf 110 during combat over the Frisian Islands. 30.09.43 remains washed ashore at Vejers Beach. 10.10.43 buried at Fovrfelt Cemetery. 01.11.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. HANTELMANN, Maximilian. (DOB: 29.01.84 in Rastatt). (W.B.K. Köln). 1894 attended Potsdam cadet school. 1907 attended Military Technical Academy in Berlin (to 1909). 1912 received pilot training. WWI served with the Fliegertruppe. 02.09.14 became POW of the French. 18.07.16 interned by the Swiss (to 15.09.17). 01.05.33 joined the NSDAP. 01.11.34 entered the Luftwaffe, promo to Maj.(Erg.O.) (RDA 01.02.28) and appt Kdt. Fl.H. Köln. 01.03.36 activated and promo to Obstlt. 01.10.36 appt Kdt. Fl.H. Stuttgart-Böblingen. 01.04.37 appt Leiter of Luftamt Nürnberg. 01.03.39 promo to Oberst. 07.11.39 appt Kdt. Koflug Bayreuth. 01.02.40 trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. XII Wiesbaden. 06.40 appt Kdt. Koflug Reims. 07.40 appt Kdt. Koflug 2/XIII Orléans (to 31.10.43). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 01.02.42 promo to Gen.Maj. 31.10.43 retired from active service. 01.02.46 into British captivity. †09.03.63 in Bad Godesberg. HANTKE, Heinz. (DOB: 10.11.13). 01.12.38 promo to Lt./A1. HANTSCHE, Dr. (med.) Paul-Heinrich. (W.B.K. Dresden III). 01.08.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O./San.). HANTSCHEL, Rudolf. (DOB: 19.02.21). (W.B.K. Böhmisch-Leipa). 01.12.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Fl.). HANTSCHIK, Günter. (DOB: 07.06.24). 1944 Lt., II./JG 7. 09.44 Lt., 14./JG 301. 08.02.45 Lt., IV./JG 301 WIA - Bf 109 G-10 hit by AA, crash-landed E of Drossen. HANTY, Heinz-Helmut. 04.45 Lt., (15 (Sturm)/JG 3 KIA - Fw 190 A-8 shot down vic Wien. HANUSCH, Kurt. (DOB: 13.11.14). 01.08.40 promo to Oblt. 01.01.43 trf from Heer to the Luftwaffe, Stab/NAGr. 7. 01.02.43 in Stab/NAGr. 7, promo to Hptm. 01.05.43 in Erg.Nahaufkl.Gr., trf to Offiziere z.b.V. Ob.d.L. (Sch.Etat). HANUSCHEK, Wilhelm. (DOB: 04.01.23). 01.02.43 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2. HANZIG, Christof. (DOB: 02.08.23). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 15.05.43 Oblt., 10./KG 6 KIA - Ju 88 A-14 (3E+FW) belly-landed vic Grasplateau near Celles sur Ource, 34 km SE of Troyes. HANZL, Anton. (DOB: 18.08.97). (W.B.K. Wien IV). 15.03.43 Hptm.d.R. with Feld-Ln.Geräteausgabe-u.Instandsetzungsstelle 1/XVII, trf to Stab II./Ln.-Rgt. 201. 16.10.43 Hptm. (d.R./Ln.). 20.09.44 Hptm. in II./Ln.-Rgt. 250. HANZLOFSKY, Edgar. 10.12.42 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), Kp.-Chef 1./Lw.Bau-Btl. 2/XII. HAPEL, Theodor (Heinrich?). (DOB: 09.09.92 in Eutin). 01.09.39 Hptm.(W), trf from Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 to Torpedoschule Grossenbrode. 01.01.41 promo to Maj.(A3/Fl.). 25.01.43 Maj. (W) with FliegerWaffentechnischen Schule 3, trf to Torpedowaffenplatz d.Lw. Lucrino. 01.07.43 Maj.(W), appt Kdr. Torpedowaffenplatz d.Lw. Lucrino. HAPIG, Bernard. (DOB: 27.10.21 in Deutsche Krone). (n.d.Lt., Kampfschule d.Lw. Mourmelon. HAPKE, Günter. (DKG). 01.04.43 in schw.Flak-Abt. 163, promo to Hptm. 01.01.45 Hptm., awarded DKG, Führer III./Fsch-Jg-Rgt. 9. HAPKE, Kurt. (DOB: 26.07.02 in Stettin). 1931 worked in Greece as an engineer (to 1933). 12.08.35 joined the NSFK. 01.01.39 promo to Fl.Hpt.Ing. 1942 trf to RLM/GL. 01.10.42 promo to Fl.Oberstabs-Ing. HAPKE, Max. (DOB: 10.08.01 in Kiel). (W.B.K. Kiel). 01.08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). (n.d.) with numerous Fl.H.Kdtr., including Pápa /Hungary. 04.45 Hptm., Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E(v) 218/VII? Last rank: Hptm. HAPP, Franz. (DOB: 10.09.10). 1938 Lt.(Ln.), trf from the Austrian Air Force to the Luftwaffe. 01.06.43 in Flughafenbereichs-Ln.-Kp. z.b.V. 16 (in Finland), promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 1944-45 Hptm. (Ln.), serving in the Fallschirm-AOK. HAPP, Karl. (n.d.) with Inf.Rgt. 58. 03.10.39 Lt., attended the 4. Ausbildungslehrgang at Aufkl.Fl.Schule Grossenhain. c. Spring 1940 probably became an observer in the (H) Aufkl.Staffeln. 21.09.41 Oblt. in 3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22, KIA – in Ju 88 A-4 shot down over the Leningrad Front. 08.12.41 Oblt. and Beobachter, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HAPPACH, ? . 27.11.42 Lt. in II./Flak-Rgt. 52 (Tunisia). HAPPACH, Kurt. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HAPPACH, Vollrat. 20.01.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), trf from 25./Ln.-Rgt. 203 to Wehrmacht-Nachr.Kdtr. Koblenz. HAPPE, ? . 21.10.39 Lt.z.S., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106. 07.11.39 Lt., 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 106 unhurt - (M2+IH) attacked submarine HMS Seal - undamaged. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HAPPE, Georg. (DOB: 15.09.08). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). 08.43 Hptm. (Kr.O./Fl.). HAPPEL, Horst. (DOB: 30.07.17). (W.B.K. Würzburg). 01.11.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HAPPERNAGL, Josef. 06.11.42 Hptm.(d.R./Fl.), trf from Fl.H.Kdtr. Olmütz to Fl.H.Kdtr. E 19/XII. HARA, Karl. c.02.38 Oblt.(Ing.), with Kommando der Luftstreitkräfte of the Austrian Air Force. c.03.38 trf to the Luftwaffe as Offz.z.b.V. 01.04.40 promo to Hptm.(Ln.). 20.03.43 Hptm., trf from V./Ln.Rgt. Ob.d.L. to Stab/Ln.-Versuchs-Rgt. HARANG, Jürgen. (DOB: 30.08.19 in Halle). (R, DKG) 1941-43 flight instructor and not assigned to an operational unit (St.G. 77) until c.08.43. (n.d.) with 1./Schl.G. 1. 24.04.44 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.10.44 Lt., awarded DKG, 4./SG 77. 20.01.45 Oblt., II./SG 4 KIA near Wielun/Poland apparently by AA. 02.02.45 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka in II./S.G. 4. Credited with about 600 missions. HARANT, Karl Hans. (DOB: 24.09.98 in Steyr). 1915 joined a rifle regiment - wounded twice. Near end of war - Oblt., served as a balloon observer. 1920 served with the Grenzpolizei. 1932 joined the SA. 1934 fled to Germany after failure of the attempted putsch. 1938 returned to Austra and appt Führer of NSKK-Motorstandarte 99 in Linz. Late 1938 appt Führer of NSKK-Motorstandarte 199 then later returned to NSKK-Motorstandarte 99. 09.39 conscripted into the Luftwaffe, serving 20 mission as rear gunner on a Seenot a/c. .12.05.42 Hptm. in Stab/JG 2, killed as a passenger aboard an Fw 58 C-2 (DB+O M) that crashed 12 km SW Valognes while taking off. Buried at Marigny. HARAZIM, Georg-Wilhelm. (DOB: 22.07.18 in Dresden). (DKG). 09.08.43 Oblt., Kampf-Btl. Reggio KIA vic Bendozzo/Sicily. 03.04.44 Oblt., Kampf-Btl. Reggio awarded the DKG. Buried at Motte St. Anastasia. [actually an Heer officer decorated by the Luftwaffe for unknown reason.] HARBAUER, Fritz. 06.03.44 Lt., 7./JG 2. Credited with one victory. HARBAUER, Hans. 01.06.43 in KG 76, promo to Oblt. 14.06.44 Oblt., Wekusta 26 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 (5M+F) in the Elba area, E of San Bonafacio Straits. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARBIG, Heinz. 1945 Lt., KIA - no details - Buried at Neuholland, N of Oranienburg. HARBIG, Hermann. (DKG). [01.43 Hptm., Kdr. NAGr. 7 (to 14.01.43?)]? 26.01.44 (03.04.44?) Hptm. and Kdr. of an Aufklärungsgruppe (NAGr. 13 to 04.44?), awarded the DKG. 09.44 Maj., appt Kdr. NAGr. 6 (to c.01.45). [also see Hermann HERBIG]. HARBORT, Richard. (DOB: 08.09.14 in Bremen). 1944 Lt., Offz.z.b.V. in III./JG 26. HARBORT, Rudolf. (DOB: 20.09.23). 06.44 with 3./JGr. 200. 10.44 with Erprobungskdo. Me 262. 11.44 Lt., trf to 10./Erg.JG 2 as an instructor. 02.45 with III./Erg.JG 1, then JG 7. Credited with 9 victories. HARBOTT, Dr. (Zahnarzt) Kurt Paul. (DOB: 26.12.11). (W.B.K. Heidelberg). 01.09.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HARBOT(HARBORT?), Rudolf. (DOB: 1923). 15.06.44 Lt., 3./JGr. 200. 02.45 trf to III./Erg.JG 2. 05.02.45 Lt., III./Erg.JG 2. Survived the war. Credited with at least 2 victories. HARBORT, Richard. (DOB: 08.09.14 in Bremen). 1944 Lt., Offz.z.b.V. of III./JG 26. HARBORT, Rudolf. (DOB: 20.09.23). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 10.44 Lt., Erprobungskdo. 262. 11.44 Lt., instructor with 10./Erg.JG 2. HARBOU, Dr. ? von. WWI rôle not known. 1920 Oblt., retained by the Reichswehr within Inf.Rgt. 2. 01.04.25 promo to Hptm. 01.11.30 on the Geheime Fliegerliste. 01.6.33 Hptm., in the RLM. HARBOU, Fritz von. 09.10.40 Lt.z.S., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 606 KIA - Do 17 Z-3 (7T+HL) apparently shot down by AA during sortie to Crewe. HARDE, Heinz. (DOB: 02.09.18). 01.06.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HARDEGEN, Reinhard. (DOB: 18.03.13 in Bremen). (RE). 04.33 entered the Reichsmarine. 1935 trf the Marineflieger, trained as an observer then as a pilot. 01.10.36 promo to Lt.z.S. By 1937 reassigned to the Luftwaffe. 01.06.38 promo to Oblt.z.S. 1939 suffered a severe crash, hospitalized for 6 months - declared unfit for flying. 11.39 trf to the U-bootwaffe. 01.12.40 promo to Kpt.Lt. 11.12.40 appt Kdr. U-147 (to 04.04.41). 19.05.41 appt Kdr. U-123 (to 31.07.42). 23.01.42 Kpt.Lt., Kdr. U-123 awarded the Ritterkreuz. 23.04.42 Kpt.Lt., Kdr. U-123 awarded the Eichenlaub. 1942 became an instructor with 27. Flotilla in Gotenhafen. 03.43 Kpt.Lt. appt Chef of U-boat training at the Marineschule Mürwik. 01.03.44 promo to Korv.Kpt. 02.45 appt an Btl. Kdr. in Marine Inf.Rgt. 6. 05.45 bcame POW of the british (to 11.46). Postwar became a representative of an oil trading company, then a member of the Diet in Bremen. Credited with 22 ships sunk (115,656 BRT) and 5 ships damaged (46,500 BRT) over 5 patrols. Apparently still alive as of 2005. HARDEGG, Johann. 12.39 Oblt. in 1./JG 76. HARDEN, ? . (n.d.) Reg.Rat, Met.Beo. with Wekusta 76. HARDER, Albin. 01.11.39 Maj.(Erg.O.), in I./Flak-Rgt. 49. 01.07.42 in Stab/Luftflotte 4 (previously with Nachschubverbindungsstab d.Lw. beim Luftflotte 4), promo to Obstlt.(Flak). 24.10.44 Obstlt., appt O.Qu. 1b/Org.(Flak) in Stab/Luftflotte 10 (still 15.02.45). HARDER, Arnold. (DOB: 28.08.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A2. HARDER, Ernst-Heinz (Ernst). 27.04.43 Hptm. d.R. with Höh.Technischen Lehranstalt Cottbus, trf to Ln.-Stelle/Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 36/III (to 10.07.43). 10.07.43 trf to III./Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 3 and appt Nafü/Koflug 10/XI. 01.12.43 promo to Maj.(d.R.). 01.45 Maj. in Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 1/III (Garz) (to 22.02.45). 22.02.45 appt Führer Ln.-Stelle Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 3/III. HARDER, Gerhard. (DOB: 30.07.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 03.06.43 Lt., 6./JG 5 MIA - Bf 109 G-2 (Yellow 2 + -) shot down by P-39 NW of Kola estuary in the Vladimir area [Version #2: 13 km NW of Kap Pogan]. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARDER, Hans-Joachim. (DOB: 05.10.21 in Kiel). 03.07.41 Lt., 2./JG 26. 11.07.41 Lt., 2./JG 26. 01.07.43 in 3./NJG 101, promo to Oblt. 29.11.43 Oblt. in 6./JG 1, KIA – Fw 190 A-6 (Yellow 5 + -) shot down by P-47s and crashed vic Harpstedt - recently trf from 3./NJG 101. Credited with 2 victories. HARDER, Harro. (DOB: 28.11.12 in Freiburg). 01.04.36 appt Staka 2./JG 232. 04.01.37 Oblt., 1. J/88 in Spain. 06.04.37 appt Staka 1. J/88 (to 18.12.37). 13.10.37 Oblt., with 1. J/88. 05.12.37 Hptm., with 1. J/88. 01.01.38 appt Staka 2./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald. 01.02.38 Hptm., appt Staka 1. (le.Jagd)/Lehrgeschwader Greifswald. 01.11.38 Hptm., Staka 1./LG. 2. 09.09.39 Hptm., 1./LG 2. 15.10.39 Hptm., reassigned from I.(J)/LG 2 and appt Gruppenleiter in JFS Werneuchen (later JFS 1) (to 20.06.40). [15.10.39 Hptm., appt Staka Erg.Zerst.St. 1 (to 31.03.40)?]. 21.06.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./JG 52 (to 24.07.40). 25.07.40 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./JG 53 (to 12.08.40). 12.08.40 Hptm., Kdr. III./JG 53 KIA – Bf 109 E-3 (<< +I) shot down by a Spitfire east of the Isle of Wight). 13.09.40 body washed ashore near Dieppe. Brother of Jürgen Harder. Credited with about 22 victories (including 11 in Spain). HARDER, Jürgen Hans Eberhard. (DOB: 13.06.18 in Swinemünde/Pommern). (RE, DKG). (n.d.) Staka 1. J/88. 1939 in IV./JG 132. 08.40 Kdr. of III./JG 53. 1941 Lt. in III./JG 53. 04.05.41 unhurt - damaged Bf 109 F-2 (Black < 0 + ) emergency landing at Maldeghem. 25.09.41 Lt., Stab III./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 F-2 damaged - no details. 16.11.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 15.01.43 Lt., appt acting Staka 8./JG 53 (to 05.02.43). 05.02.43 Oblt., appt Staka 7./JG 53 (to at least 31.12.43). 01.09.43 in JG 53, promo to Hptm. 02.09.43 Hptm., concurrently appt acting Kdr. III./JG 53 (to 20.09.43). 05.12.43 Hptm., awarded Ritterkreuz, Staka in III./JG 53. 18.01.44 Hptm., in Stab/Luftflotte 2, re-appt Staka 7./JG 53 (to 14.02.44). 15.02.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. I./JG 53 (to 01.45). 11.03.44 Hptm., Kdr. I./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black << +) crashed E of Adria after combat with B-17s and P-47s - bailed out. 25.04.44 Hptm. and Kdr. I./JG 53, WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black < 2) after ramming a B-24, crashed near Strada Cassentina. 01.05.44 promo to Maj. 09.07.44 Maj., Kdr. Stab I./JG 53 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 force-landed at Mizil after combat with a P-51 in the Ploesti area. 04.08.44 Maj., Stab I./JG 53. c.02.01.45 Maj., appt Kommodore JG 11 (to 17.02.45). 17.02.45 † Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K Bf 109 G-14/AS (Black < - + -) killed in an unsolved crash in the vicinity of Straussberg near Berlin, probably due to oxygen deprivation. Was one of three brothers to become fighter pilots, all KIA. Buried at St. Marien. Credited with 64 air victories in about 270 missions. HARDER, Karl-Heinz (Karl-Joachim?). 03.07.41 Lt., 2./JG 26. Credited with at least one victory. HARDER, Otto. (DOB: 02.04.14 in Regensburg). 04.44 Adj., of III./JG 11. HARDERER, Gustav. (DKG). 12.12.43 Oblt., 5./TG 3 awarded the DKG. HARDERS, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Wekusta 1 (Lfl.1). HARDERS, Hans. 05.08.42 Hptm.(d.R.), in Stab/Koflug 1/XII. 12.06.43 Hptm. and Kp.-Chef 128. Flughafen-Betriebs-Kp. (Qu), KIA – during Allied bombing while home on leave in Düsseldorf. HARDERS, Heinrich. (DOB: 15.11.92 in "H.H."). (W.B.K. Hamburg V). WWI served with the Fliegertruppe, with Jasta 1/17. 1942-45 held staff or Fliegerhorstkommandantur positions in Norway. 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 1944-45 Maj. and Kdt. of Platzkdo. (See) Drontheim of Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 105/III (Trondheim-Vaernes). HARDERS, Dr. (med.) Johannes. (W.B.K. Aurich). 01.07.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Zahnarzt) (Kr.O./San.). HARDES, ? . 21.05.44 Oblt. with Ln.-Stelle 40/XIII. HARDOW, Hans-Werner. (DOB: 16.09.19). (W.B.K. Neustrelitz). 01.08.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Flak). HARDOW, Rudolf. (DOB: 09.02.78). 1941-44 Maj. (d.R.z.V.) (Ln.), released from active service. HARDT, ? . 12.06.43 Lt., 3./SAGr. 125 MIA - BV 138 (7R+ML) lost in the Black Sea but recovered by boat. HARDT, Artur. (DOB: 19.04.92). 01.09.39 Hptm.(Erg.O.), in Flak-Abt. 351. 01.10.41 promo to Maj. (Wm.). 01.07.43 Maj. with Wehrbezirkskdo. Krumau/Moldau, trf to Wehrbezirkskdo. Ried i.Innkreis. HARDT, Friedrich. 25.06.43 Oblt. and Adj. in Stab III./JG 1, KIA – shot down by B-17 return fire and crashed vic Friesoythe (Bf 109 G-6 (White <1 + I)) crashed NW of Cloppenburg. No known grave. Credited with one victory. HARDT, Hans. 20.05.41 Lt., Zugführer in II./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. 3 or of 2./Fsch.-Pi.-Btl. 7. 11.42 Oblt.d.R., Kp.Chef 4./ Korps-Fsch.Pi.Btl. XI. Fliegerkorps. HARDT, Hubert. (DOB: 13.05.11). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HARDT, Konrad. (DOB: 18.07.04 in Sensburg/Ostpr.). 01.04.26 entered service with the Polizei. 10.04.34 attended the Höh.Polizeischule at Berlin-Eiche (to 15.05.35). 01.05.35 trf to the Luftwaffe and sent to Grosse KFS Lechfeld for Beobachter (observer) training. 01.11.35 trf to Fliegergruppe Fassberg as a Beobachter. 13.02.36 received the Lw. Beobachter license. 12.03.36 trf to I./KG 254 (Delmenhorst). 01.10.36 appt Kp.-Chef in Flieger-Ers.Abt. 32 (Ütersen). 01.10.38 trf to Stab/Kdo.d.Fliegerschulen und Flieger-Ers.Abt. 11. 01.03.39 appt Adjutant in Stab/Höh.FliegerAusbildungskdo. 11. 04.09.39 appt Ib in Stab/X. Fliegerkorps. 08.10.40 Hptm. in Stab/X. Fliegerkorps POW - on Do 17 recce sortie with 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22 over Peterhead, when afflicted with engine failure and forced to ditching at sea off Rattray Head, Aberdeen. 04.01.41 shipped off to Canada. 01.03.41 promo to Maj. 25.04.41 trf to Camp 81. 01.08.44 officially listed as a POW or internee in a neutral country. HARDT, Kurt. (DOB: 21.08.21). (W.B.K. Ludwigshafen/Rhein.). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.. (Kr.O./Fl.). 21.05.43 Lt., 10./JG 51 WIA - Fw 190 A-4 (White 2 ++) crashed at Sjablowo due to engine failure. 25.06.43 Oblt., Stab III./JG 1. 23.08.43 Lt., 1./JG 51. 04.09.43 MIA - Fw 190 A-6 (White 8) in Russia, vic Jelnja. Credited with 3 victories. HARDT, Otto. (DOB: 18.04.15). (W.B.K. Bochum). 01.09.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HARDT, Ulrich. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., bei den Offizieren z.b.V. des R.d.L.u.Ob.d.L.(Sch.Etat). 01.08.43 in II./Ln.-Rgt. 31, promo to Hptm. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HARDT, Walter. 01.03.44 promo to Obstlt. 03.04.44 appt Ia/Flieg in Stab/Luftgaukdo. XVII (still 15.01.45). HARDT, Walther. 10.06.42 Maj., trf from RLM (L.In.9) to Lufttransportführer. 07.09.42 Maj., appt Staka in KGr.z.b.V. 50. HARDTKE, Erwin. (DOB: 12.04.13). 01.05.35 entered the Luftwaffe. 1940 attended LKS 3. 01.11.40 promo to Lt. 1941 appt Chef Ausb.Kp./LKS 4. 1942 appt Chef Fahnenjunker Kp./LKS 4. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt. 1942 with 1./Erg.ZGr. at Deblin-Irena. 1943 pilot with Schl.G. 1. 28.07.43 Oblt., Erprobungskommando 25. 10.10.43 Oblt., appt Staka Zerstörerstaffel/Erprobungskdo. 25 (to 23.04.44, MIA). 29.11.43 Oblt., Erg./Erprobungskommando 25. 23.04.44 Oblt., Erprobungsstaffel 25 MIA/KIA - Bf 110 G-2 shot down vic Neuseidlersee between Breitenbrunn and Purbach. Credited with 4 victories. HARDUNG, Otto. 25.04.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. Ldssch.Btl. d.Lw. 5. 10.09.44 Maj., appt Kdr. Lw.Festungs-Btl. XXII (to 12.44). HARENBURG, Gustav. (DOB: 20.07.08). 21.12.42 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe 11 to Kraftfahrausbildungsstelle der Fliegertruppe 14. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 01.02.44 Hptm. in Nachschub-Kol.Abt.Stab (mot) 6/III. HÄRER, Otto. (DOB: 07.05.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HARFF, Günther. (DOB: 14.10.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 05.05.43 Lt., 2./Erg.FAGr. MIA - Ju 88 A-5 (F2+LK) lost in the Aegean Sea. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARIES, Walter. 30.07.43 Lt., 3./JG 300 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 hit by return fire at Räsfeld. HARIG, Richard. (DOB 12.05.12). (W.B.K. Stuttgart I). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Ln.). HARIGEL, Heinrich. (DOB: 28.11.22). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARILD, Anker Tage. (DOB: 21.10.1905 in Copenhagen). (W.B.K. Ausland in Berlin). 11.29 promo to Premier Lt. (Danish). 10.36 promo to Kpt.Lt.(Danish). 05.41 promo to Hptm. 06.41 Danish citizen, joined Luftwaffe as a Hptm. 23.07.41 joined the NSDAP? 1943 trf to Blindflugschule 4 as trainee. 1943 trf to 10./KG 1. 01.07.43 promo to Maj. (z.V./Fl.). 06.43? Maj., 9./KG 1. 1944 assigned to Stab/Komm.Gen.d.dt.Lw.i. Dänemark. 1945 trf to Lg.Kdo. XIV (grounded). 21.03.45 released from active service. After the war he was thrown out of the Danish armed forces. Still alive in 1975. [ Danish national in Luftwaffe service]. HARING, ? . 29.06.44 Oblt. and Flivo attached to Stab/Panzer-Lehr-Div. HÄRING, Adolf. (DOB: 28.03.03 in Babenhausen/Wurt.). (i.G.). (DKG). 12.05.21 entered service with the Heer (Infanterie). 01.05.31 pilot and Beobachter training in Germany and Italy (to 1933). 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe and ordered to further training at Beobachterschule Braunschweig and Flieger-Techn.Schule Jüterbog. 01.07.34 promo to Hptm. 01.10.34 attended the Heeres Kriegsakademie (to 31.10.35). 01.11.35 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow (to 08.12.35). 12.03.36 trf to Org.Abt./RLM. 20.04.37 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 1937 appt Staka 12./KG 254. 01.11.38 Maj., appt Staka 6./KG 254, (to 10.05.39) then Staka 6./KG 28. 01. 05.39 appt Staka 6./KG 54 (to 31.01.40). 01.02.40 Maj., appt Kdr. III./KG 54 (to 09.06.40). 10.06.40 appt Ia op 1/Luftflotte 3. 01.07.41 promo to Obstlt. 01.05.42 Obstlt., appt Ia/Luftgaukdo. III./IV. 19.08.42 (11.09.42?) appt Ia/7. Fliegerdivision. 01.01.43 promo to Oberst. 15.06.43 appt Ia/1. Fallsch.Div. 10.10.43 appt provisional Chef d. Genst./IV. Lw.-Feldkorps. 24.02.44 Oberst, awarded DKG, Ia/Fsch.Jg. Div. 1. 28.03.44 appt permanent Chef d. Genst./IV. Lw.-Feldkorps. 15.08.44 trf to the Führer-Reserve/OKL. 10.44 trf to Genstab d.Lw. (8.Abt.). 1044 trf to Verb.Stab/Lw.Kdo. Südost. HÄRING, Clemens. (W.B.K. Augsberg). 25.05.43 Oblt. (d.R./Fl.), released from the Offizierkorps d.Lw. (retired?). (RDA 01.03.39). HÄRING, Gerhard. 01.06.40 promo to Oblt. 16.07.41 Oblt., II./KG 30 MIA shot down and exploded during approach to Murmansk (Ju 88 A-5, WNr. 4402). 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HARING, Gustav. (DOB: 04.11.12). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). 04.06.44 Hptm. possibly with Seenotdienstführer 1. HARING, Hermann. (DOB: 26.08.11 in Berlin). 1941 in ZG 26. 01.05.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.) in III./ZG 1, promo to Hptm.(Tr.O./Fl.).(RDA 01.11.41). 1944-45 in II./ZG 26 then II./JG 6 as Chef d.Stabs-Kp. HÄRING, Karl. (DOB: 28.09.01). 15.06.44 Maj.d.R. (Ln.) in Stab Höh.Nafü/Luftflotte 6, released from active military service and re-employed as a Luftwaffe technische Beamte (N). HÄRING, Rudolf. (DOB: 23.09.14). (W.B.K. Wohlau). 01.11.42 Ofw.d.R., promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HARING, Willi. (DKG). 03.11.41 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 27.11.42 Lt., 1./KG 55 awarded the DKG. HARING, Wilhelm. (W.B.K. Osnabrück). 01.08.40 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HARINGS, Hans-Günther. (DOB: 05.08.25). 1945 Lt., I./JG 27. HARITZ, Rudi. 01.06.44 promo to Oblt./A1. HARJEHUSEN, Friedrich. (DOB: 22.09.05). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HARJES, Karl. (DKG). 01.01.45 Oblt., unspecified Fsch.Jg. Rgt. awarded the DKG. HARJES, Walter. (DOB: 11.04.17). (W.B.K. Bremen II). 01.01.39 RDA as Lt./Fl. 30/31.07.43 Lt., 1./JG 300 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 in combat vic Raesfeld. 18.08.43 Lt., I./JG 300. 05/06.09.43 Lt., 1./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 damaged in combat with a Mosquito vic Hangelar. 06/07.09.43 Lt., 1./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G-6 damaged, belly-landed at Bonn-Hangelar. 18/19.10.43 Oblt., Stab I./JG 300. 16.12.43 Oblt., 1./JG 300 unhurt - Bf 109 G damaged by combat with B-17s. 23/24.01.44 Oblt., 1./JG 300 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 (White 4) crashing at Aldekerk-Geldern after combat with a Mosquito. Credited with 7 victories. HARK, Karl-Manfred. (DOB: 03.05.24). 1945 Lt., JG 26. HARKE, Bernhard. (DOB: 16.07.96). 01.06.41 promo to Obstlt. 01.07.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/XI. Fliegerkorps to Stab/Luftzeuggruppe 11. 07.10.42 trf to Feldluftpark 3/XII. HARKE, Hans. 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur assigned to Luft-Attaché Tokio. HARL, ? . (n.d.) Oblt., Wekusta 1 (Lfl.1). HARL, Albert. (DOB: 31.12.15). (W.B.K. Graz). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HARLAN, Horst. (DOB: 05.07.13). 08.09.41 Oblt. and Beobachter in 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22, MIA – in Ju 88 (4N+KM) failed to return from a long-range recce mission to the Vologda area. HARLANDT, Walter. (W.B.K. Berlin VIII). 01.10.42 promo to Hptm.(d.R./Ln.). HÄRLE, Friedrich (Fritz). 12.03.39 Obstlt. and Kdr. K/88 Condor Legion in Spain, KIA when his bombs exploded over Madrid while still in or in proximity of the aircraft. HÄRLE, Karl. (DOB: 14.08.96). 25.10.39 Maj., trf from Stab/Höh.Fl.Ausb.Kdo. 7 to RLM (L.P.). 01.04.42 promo to Obstlt. 30.01.45 promo to Oberst. HARLER, ? . 28.06.40 Lt., I./LG 1 unhurt - Ju 88 A-1 (L1+BB) crashed on take-off vic Wunstorf due to motor trouble. HARLES?, Alois. (DOB: 01.01.09). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.03.41 RDA as Oblt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HARLFINGER, Dr.(med.) Hans-Peter. (W.B.K. Breslau I). 01.10.42 RDA as Ass.Arzt (Kr.O./San.). Summer 1943 Ob.Arzt., appt IVb of IV./KG 4 (to 08.44). HARLFINGER, Karl. 30.11.39 Maj.(z.D.), with Luftamt Dresden. HARLING, Christian von. 06.04.37 Oblt., J/88 - POW after shot down vic Ochandiano - shot during capture? Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HARLINGHAUSEN, Martin. (DOB: 17.01.02 in Rheda/Westfalen). (i.G.). (RE). 01.04.23 joined the Reichsmarine. 01.10.27 promo to Lt.z.S. 10.27 served as Wachoffizier on a number of vessels (to spring 1931). 01.07.29 promo to Oblt.z.S. 1931 at Ep.Stelle Warnemünde. 10.31 began flight training with the DVS. 01.10.33 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Marine with a rank of Oblt.zur See and appt Staka Seestaffel 1 (to 30.09.34). 01.07.34 promo to Hptm. 01.10.34 appt Referent und Gruppenleiter in the 3. Abt./Gen.Stab d.Lw. and concurrently enrolled in Gen.Stabs-Ausb. (general staff training) at the Luftkriegsakademie Berlin-Gatow. 10.08.36 trained as a parachute rifleman at Stendal (to 26.09.36). 03.08.37 attended Naval Academy at Kiel (to 10.09.37). 01.10.37 Hptm., appt Staka 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506 Dievenow. 01.12.37 appt Staka, then Kdr. der Bomben- und Torpedo-Staffel AS/88 (Legion Condor) (to 31.12.38). 01.08.38 promo to Maj. 01.01.39 Generalstab training at the Luftkriegs-Akademie Berlin-Gatow (to 31.03.39). 01.04.39 appt Ia/Luftflotte 2. 20.04.39 trf into the Generalstab d.Lw. 26.08.39 appt Ia/10. Fliegerdivision. 01.11.39 Obstlt., appt temporary Ch.d.Genst./X. Fliegerkorps. 01.03.40 Maj., in Korpsführungskette Fliegerkorps X. c.22.04.40 concurrently appt Fliegerführer Drontheim (to 05.40). 04.05.40 Maj.i.G., awarded Ritterkreuz, provisional Chef d.Stabes/Fliegerkorps X. c.05.40 concurrently appt Fliegerführer Stavanger (to 12.40?). 11.40 by this point, he had sunk 20 vessels totalling 100,000 GRT 30.01.41 Obstlt., awarded Eichenlaub, Chef d.Stabes/Fliegerkorps X. 13.02.41 named from provisional to permanent Ch.d.Genst./X. Fliegerkorps. 20.02.41 appt Fliegerführer Afrika (to 24.02.41). 31.03.41 appt Fliegerführer Atlantik (to 05.01.42). 12.10.41 WIA in He 111 H-3 shot up and force-landed near Vannes- hospitalized for three months. 06.01.42 appt Bevollmächtigter für die Lufttorpedowaffe/RLM (to 08.11.42) - formation of the Torpedoschule and the first TorpedoGeschwader for operations against the Allied North Sea and Arctic convoys. 01.07.42 promo to Oberst. c.11.11.42 appt Fliegerführer 2 (Tunisien) (to c.22.02.43). 01.12.42 promo to Gen.Maj. 23.02.43 appt temporary Komm.Gen. II. Fliegerkorps (to 12.06.43). 26.06.43 assigned to Führerreserve RLM/Ob.d.L. after having differences with his superiors. 01.01.44 appt PersonalSparkommissar im Bereich Lfl. 2. 21.09.44 appt Komm.Gen.u.Befh. im Luftgau XIV Wiesbaden (to 26.04.45). 01.12.44 promo to Gen.Lt. 27.04.45 Generalleutnant, appt Oberbefehlshaber Lw.Kdo. West (to 08.05.45). 09.05.45 captured at Holzkirchen and into U.S. and British captivity. 05.12.45 repatriated. 09.47 released. 01.08.57 entered service in the Bundeswehr as a Gen.Maj. 10.57 appt Kdr. of Luftwaffengruppe Nord. 07.59 promo to Gen.Lt. 31.12.61 retired as a Gen.Lt., after a difference of opinion with the Minister of Defense. †23.03.86 in Gütersloh, buried there at the Johannesfriedhof, Protestant section. Credited wth sinking 26 vessels (127,000 GRT) and downing a flying boat in about 175 missions. HARLMANN, ? . 24.06.44 Oblt., 9./JG 52. Credited with one victory. HARLOS, Armond. 30.05.43 Lt., 7./SKG 10 POW - Fw 190 A-5 (Yellow H) crashed into the sea off Clacton-on-Sea/Essex. HARLOS, Siegfried. (DOB: 15.02.16). 20.05.41 Lt., 11. Kp./Luftlande-Sturm-Rgt. KIA vic Maleme. HARM, Egon. 01.06.43 Lt. in I./KG 4, trf to Führer-Reserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Ausbildungsstelle für Ingenieure d.Lw. for temporary duty. 01.07.43 in Führer-Reserve/Ob.d.L., promo to Oblt. HARM, Hans. (DOB: 25.05.17). (W.B.K. Neumünster). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). HARM, Harry. (DOB: 20.01.07). 1941 appt Bttr.Offz. 4./schw.Flak-Abt. 421. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. 2./schw.Flak-Abt. 111. 1943 trf to Flak-Brigade 14. 1944 trf to 2./I.Flak-Rgt. 7. 01.03.44 promo to Oblt. 1944 appt Gerät-Offz. 2./gem.Flak-Abt. 254. 1944 appt Gerät-Offz. 2./I./Flak-Rgt. 11. 1945 attended NS-Führungsschule II in Oberjoch. HARM, Paul. 01.11.42 promo to Oblt.(Kr.O.). 01.45 Oblt. and Augführer in 3.(Fernspr.u.Fernschr.Betriebs-Kp.)/Lg.Nachr.Abt. 7. HÄRM, Valentin. 10.06.43 Lt., 3./Aufkl.Gr. (See) 127 WIA - He 60 E overshot on landing at RevalÜlemistesee HARMANN, Arnold. 03.05.42 Lt., I./KG 26 WIA - He 111 H-6 by enemy fire in Pl.Qu. 17 Ost /94881.

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Section G - K HARMANN (HERMANN?), Christoph. 22.06.41 Lt., 8./KG 51 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (9K+AS) lost on the East Front - no details. Buried at crashplace S of Drohobycz near Truskowiec. HARMANN, Hans. 01.11.41 Lt., Erp.(St. or Kette)/KG 30 KIA - Ju 88 A-5 (4D+FA) shot down by a Beaufighter of 604 Sqdn. HARMANS, Dr. Jans. (DOB: 17.02.12 in Dresden). 1936 conferred with an engineering degree. 1939 conferred with doctorate. 08.40 applied for and received German citizenship - while born and raised in Germany, he had been of Dutch citizenship. 1941 assigned to Erprobungsstelle Rechlin - testing of aircraft instruments. 1942 sent to France for Wotan II development. 1943 attached to the Y-Stab, Paris. 01.04.44 promo to Fl.St.Ing. 1944 trf to RLM/GL/Techn.Amt - high frequency research. (n.d.) worked as a research engineer for the Luftwaffe as a Fl.St.Ing. HARMANSA, Georg. 01.06.42 promo to Maj.d.R. 11.11.42 Maj.(d.R./Flak), trf from Stab/6. Flakdivision to Flak-Ers.Abt. 7. 01.45 Maj., appt Führer Flak-Ers.Abt. 4. 03.45 Maj., Kdr. FlakErs.Abt. 2. HARMEL, Herbert. 01.04.42 promo to Oblt. (RDA/A1). 28.11.42 Oblt., Staka 2./KG 60 MIA - Ju 88 A-4 trop (P1+GK) lost during raid on Bône harbor/Algeria. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARMER, Karl. (DOB: 04.12.22). (DKG). 01.02.42 promo to Lt./A1. 01.01.45 Lt., unspecified Fsch.Jg.Rgt., awarded the DKG. HARMES, Heinrich. (DOB: 04.12.17). (W.B.K. Stettin I). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HARMJANZ, Willi. (DOB: 04.01.93 in Neuruppin). 23.03.11 entered the Heer. 18.08.12 promo to Lt. (RDA 23.08.10). WWI initially served in the Infanterie and the Fliegertruppe. 27.01.16 promo to Oblt. 01.08.16 began flight observer training. 01.12.16 trf to Flieger-Abt. 253. 01.12.18 returned to the ground forces. 30.07.19 promo to acting Hptm. 01.08.35 trf to the Luftwaffe from the Polizei with a rank of Obstlt. (RDA 01.02.35) and assigned to Stab/Luftzeugmeister (Ausb.-Kdo.). 01.12.35 appt Kdr. Luftzeuggruppe III (or Kdr. Luftzeuggruppe 4?). 01.04.37 promo to Oberst. 01.03.39 concurrently appt Quartiermeister/Luftgau-Kdo. IV. 01.04.39 promo to Gen.Maj. 15.07.39 Gen.Maj., in Stab/Lg.Kdo. IV, appt Kdr. Luftzeuggruppe 4. 24.09.39 appt Kdr. Luftzeuggruppe 2, Posen. 01.06.40 appt Kdr. Luftzeuggruppe Norwegen. 01.12.40 appt Kommandierender Gen. der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Norwegen. 01.04.41 promo to Gen.Lt. 01.05.41 appt Kdr. Feldluftzeuggruppe Norwegen. 26.06.41 appt provisional Kommandierender Gen. des FeldluftgauKdo. Norwegen. 15.08.42 appt Kommandierender Gen. des Feldluftgau-Kdo. Norwegen. 01.10.42 promo to Gen.d.Fl. 17.01.44 assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 23.06.44 appt Komm.Gen.d.Dt.Lw. in Finnland (to 18.12.44). 19.12.44 ordered to set up Luftgau-Kdo. XVI, Dresden. 17.01.45 assigned to Führerreserve OKL. 30.04.45 retired. 24.05.45 into Soviet captivity. †01.01.83 in BerlinZehlendorf. HARMS zum SPRECKEL, Hans-Heinrich. 01.45 Flieger-Stabsingenieur and Bauaufsichtsleiter at the Avia plant in Prague. HARMS, Albert. (DOB: 04.04.20). 01.09.43 in Flak-Ers.Abt. 3, promo to Oblt. HARMS, Dr. (med.) (Z) Albert. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. HARMS, Bernhard. 21.07.41 Oblt., Staka 4./KG 55 MIA - He 111 shot down by AA vic Dorogobuzh, NE of Smolensk. HARMS, Dietrich. (DOB: 12.01.09). (W.B.K. Hamburg I). 01.08.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Flak). HARMS, Gustav. (DOB: 12.03.23 in Lubein/Krs.Neugard). 01.02.42 promo to Lt.(Ln.)/A2 1942 trf to III./Ln.Rgt. 202. 1942 trf to II./Ln.Rgt. 212. 1943 appt Kp.Chef 19./Ln.Rgt. 222. 1944 attached to Ln.Versuch-Rgt. Köthen. 01.12.44 promo to Oblt. HARMS, Hans. (DOB: 25.01.22). 01.12.42 promo to Lt./A1. 09.42 with 13./KG 40?. 06.09.43 Lt., 2./JG 106. c.09.01.45 Lt., in I./JG 106, appt Staka 6./JG 53 (to 30.04.45). 14.03.45 Lt. and Stafü Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K 6./JG 53, WIA - Bf 109 G-14/AS (Yellow 1 + -) by a P-47 and crashed at Richen/Dieburg. Credited with 2 victories. HARMS, Hans-Jürgen. 20.09.41 Lt.z.S., 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506 KIA - He 115 C crashed vic Hourtin to unknown cause, during a transfer flight. HARMS, Heinrich. (DOB: 22.11.98). WWI served. 1940 appt Zugführer in Lw.Bau-Btl. 8/XI. 1942 appt Zugführer in 1./Lw.Bau-Btl. 30/X. 1942 appt Offz.z.b.V. Gasschutzschule d.Lw. Berlin Kladow. 01.02.43 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Bau-). 1944 trf to Stab/Lg.Kdo. XI. 1944 trf to Stab/Koflug 6/XI. 1944 appt acting Kdt. Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 16/XI. 1944 appt Stabs-Kp.Chef (?)Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 9/XI. HARMS, Hermann. (DOB: 25.08.11) (W.B.K. Celle). 30.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from JFS 5 to Ob.d.L. pool with temporary duty to Kampfbeobachterschule 2. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.02.42). 25.02.44 Hptm. observer, in 7./LG 1 fate unstated - Ju 88 A-4 (L1+MR) crashed NE of Venice due to motor trouble. 06.44 Hptm., appt (acting?) Staka 8./LG 1 (to 06.44). [acc Tesapsides]. 16.06.44 Hptm., in 3./LG 1 (MIA - in Ju 88 A-4 (L1+EL) shot down by a night fighter while attacking invasion shipping in the Seine Estuary). HARMS, Otto. 01.06.39 promo to Oblt. 10.05.40 Lt.?, Stab/KG 76 KIA - Do 17 Z shot down by GCI/4 E of Cambrai, crashed at "Fond-Barré". 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA in 05.40. HARMS, Otto-Bernhard. (DKG). 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from I. of K/88 Legion Condor to KG 55. 17.08.40 Oblt., appt Staka 4./KG 55 (to 21.07.41 KIA during raid on Moscow). 31.08.43 Oblt. in 4./KG 55, awarded the DKG. HARMS, Siegfried. 01.11.43 Oblt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. HARMS, Werner. 02.45 Lt., appt Offz beim Stabe with unknown tasks in 17. Flak-Div. (to 03.45). HARMS, Willi. (DOB: 12.12.11). 29.01.43 Oblt.(Kr.O.), trf from Koflug 21/III to Stab/St.G. 2. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HARMSDORF, ? . 05.40 Oblt., 7./KG.z.b.V. 1. 06.01.43 Oblt., II./KG.z.b.V 1 flying supply/evacuation missions to Stalingrad. [same as Harmstorf?] HARMSEN, Ernst. (DOB: 03.12.10 in Klein Heindorn/Krs. Neustadt). 01.04.31 joined the Polizei. 1934 trf from the Polizei to the Luftwaffe. 1940 appt Adj. of FFS C 10. 01.03.41 promo to Oblt. with Fl.H.Kdtr. E 23/III. 1941 trf to Grosse Kampfschule Grossborn as a trainee. 01.11.41 with fl.H.Kdtr. 23/III E. 1942 trf to Koflug 20/III. 1942 temporary duty with XIII. Lw.-Feldkorps for front experience. 1943 trf to II. Lw.-Feldkorps for more front experience. 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.) (RDA 01.11.41). 1943 appt Kp.Chef with I/6 Lw.Feld-Div. 1943 trf to Koflug 26/III. 1943 Schutz-Offz. with Fl.Pl.Kdo. E 23/III, Petsamo. 1944 appt Überzählige-Offz. at Fl.H.Kdtr. E (v) 211/III. 1945 attached to Komm.Gen.d. Fsch.Ausb.u.Ers. Truppen. HARMSEN, Walter. (W.B.K. Berlin IX). 01.05.43 in Lg.Kdo. Belgien-Nordfrankreich area, promo to Hptm. (d.R./Flak). HARMSTORF, Heinz. (DOB: 18.01.16). 10/11.05.41 Oblt., in 1./NJG 2. 01.11.41 Hptm., appt Staka 2./NJG 2 (to 22/23.07.42). 23.11.41Oblt., 2./NJG 2 unhurt - Ju 88 C-4 emergency landing at Catania due to AA damage. 22/23.07.42 Hptm., 2./NJG 2 KIA - Ju 88 C-6 (R4+AK) was struck in the head by return fire from a Wellington near Fuka/Egypt, but the Bordmekaniker managed to land at Haggag el Quasaba then died a few hours after landing. 04.05.42 Hptm., 2./NJG 2. 10.08.42 Hptm., posthumously awarded the Ehrenpokal. Buried at El Alamein in Crypt 1. Credited with 4 victories. HARNACK, Fred. (DOB: 21.11.22). 01.01.44 promo to Lt./A1. 22.03.45 Lt., I./SG 1 KIA - Fw 190 F9 combat S of Steinhöfel. HARNACK, Reinhold. (DOB: 18.04.22). 01.04.41 promo to Lt./A1. 14.09.42 Lt., 9./KG 26 MIA - Ju 88A-4 (1T+LT) lost apparently to convoy's AA SW of Spitzbergen. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARNACKE, Kurt. (DOB: 12.03.20). 01.04.43 promo to Oblt., III./Art.Rgt. 11 (L).

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Section G - K HARNAU, Arnold. (DOB: 14.11.19). (DKG). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 03.05.42 Lt., 2./KG 26 lightly WIA - He 111H-6 due to enemy fire in Pl.Qu. 17 Ost 9481. 13.09.42 Lt., 2./KG 26 MIA - He 111 H-6 (1H+NK) forced ditching at sea S of Spitzbergen but dinghly rescued by U-457 but this was sunk on 16.09.42 by destroyer HMS Impulsive - Harnau declared dead. 29.10.42 Lt., 2./KG 26 awarded the DKG. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HARNIER, Adolf von. 09.10.39 Oblt., trf from III.(K)/LG 1 to I.(J)/LG 2. 07.41 Oblt., Staka 3./KG 30. 17.10.41 Oblt. and Staka, awarded the Ehrenpokal. 16.06.42 Hptm. and Ia in Stab/KG 30 at Banak. 01.43 Hptm., appt provisional Kdr. II./KG 30 (to 17.06.43). 17.06.43 trf to FrontfliegerSammelgruppe. 22.06.43 trf to RLM (Gen.d.Kampfflieger). 01.10.43 promo to Maj. 12.43 Maj. and IIa und Adj./Gen.d.Kampfflieger. 15.11.44 appt Ia/KG 200 (to 06.03.45). 06.03.45 Maj., appt Kommodore KG 200 (to 25.04.45). HARNISCH, Gerhard. 01.09.39 RDA as Lt., le.Flak-Abt. 86. 01.11.41 promo to Oblt./A2. HARNISCH, Kurt Karl. 01.09.39 Oblt., in A./Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 13. 01.04.42 promo to Hptm. 30.12.42 Hptm., Staka in KGr.z.b.V. 102 unhurt? - Ju 52 damaged because of motor trouble due to icing vic Basargino. 28.07.44 Hptm. and Kdr. of II./TG 2. 03.45 Hptm., Kdr. II./TG 2 (to 08.05.45). [16.03.60 promo to Obstlt. ?] HARNISCH, Rudolf. 05.10.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. VIII to Fl.Ers.Btl. XVII. 01.08.43 in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XVII, promo to Oberst. HARNISCH, Walter. (DOB: 09.07.13). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 01.10.42 Wachtmeister, promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Flak). HARNISCH, Wolfgang Gerhard. (DOB: 09.07.20 in Leipzig). (W.B.K. Leipzig II). 24.02.44 8./JG 2 WIA. 04.03.44 Lt., 8./JG 2. 27.03.44 WIA. 20.06.44 Lt., 5.(8.?)/JG 2 KIA - Bf 109 G-6 shot down by P-47s in the region of Le Mans. Buried at Campigny-St.Andre. Credited with one victory. HARNITZ, Friedrich-W. 01.06.43 in 1.(H)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, promo to Oblt. 01.11.43 Oblt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. HARNO, Hans. (DOB: 15.08.96 in Köln-Ehrenfeld?). (n.d.) Hptm. in Stab I./JG 26. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Fl.). 1944 in Romania. HARNS, ? . 06.09.43 Lt., 2./JG 106. 14.10.43 Lt., 2./JG 106. HARNYS, Johann. (W.B.K. Korbach). 31.08.43 Oblt. (d.R./Fl.), separated with immediate effect from the Reserve Officer Corps of the Luftwaffe and reassigned to the Waffen-SS. HAROLD, Hans. 30.07.40 Lt., 1./Erp.Gr. 210 KIA - Bf 110 C shot down by 85 Sqdn. during an attack on Convoy Pilot , 40 km E of Harwich. HARPAINTNER, Friedrich. 01.04.42 promo to Lt. (Kr.O./Ln.). 01.02.45 Lt., (Ln.Funk-Kp.(ohne Nr.) / Ln.Verb.Abt. (mot) 1. HARPEL, Dieter. (DOB: 21.09.23). 01.06.43 promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1., FFS (C) 6. 08.44 with 3./Erg.JGr. Süd. 11.09.44 Lt., 11./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 G-6 (Black 15 + I) by B-24 return fire vic Nürnberg. 10.44 Lt., 11./JG 53. 08.02.45 Lt., 9./JG 53 WIA - Bf 109 K-4 (White 14 + I) crashed vic Karlsruhe. HARPERING, Adolf. (DKG). 24.08.42 Fw., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 18.03.43 Ofw. in I./St.G. 2, awarded the DKG. 15.09.44 Lt., appt Staka 2./SG 151 (to 23.11.44). HARRAS, Horst. (DOB: 22.03.15 in Berlin-Friedenau). (R). 01.08.39 Oblt., in II./Flak-Rgt. 38. 14.06.40 Oblt., awarded Ritterkreuz, Zugführer in I./Flak-Rgt. 38. 25.01.43 Hptm., temporary duty from RLM (L.Flak) to RLM (L.In.10). 01.11.43 appt Chef 1.Abt./Amtsgruppe Flakentwicklung GL in RLM (to 05.44). 01.05.44 promo to Maj. HARRASS, Dr. (med.) Heinz. (DOB: 07.06.16). (W.B.K. Donau-Eschingen). 01.04.45 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HARRE, Friedrich August. (DOB: 21.02.23). (W.B.K. Detmold). 01.09.43 RDA as Lt./Flak. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HARRER, ? . 19.07.44 Hptm. and Chef Nebel-Kp. 59(o). HARRER, Georg. 05.08.43 Maj. in Flieger-Ers.Btl. XII (previously with Fl.H.Kdtr. Pocking), ordered to Stab/Luftgaukdo. VIII for temporary duty. 01.12.43 promo to Obstlt. 27.05.44 Obstlt., appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. A(o) 104/XVII (to 25.11.44). HARRER, Dr. (med.) Gerhard. (DOB: 28.01.17). (W.B.K. Wien I). 01.09.43 promo to Stabsarzt (Kr.O.). HARRER, Helmut. 01.10.43 promo to Oblt. HARRER, Max. (DOB: 10.05.91). (W.B.K. Rosenheim). 12.42 Hptm.(d.R.), acting Kdr. Ln.Richtverbindungs-Abt. z.b.V. 3. 20.04.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). 16.07.43 in Ln.-Stelle d.Fl.Pl.Kdo. A 7/VII, trf to Stab/Luftgau-Nachr.Rgt. 1 (order rescinded). 1943-44 Maj.d.R. (Ln.), released from active service. HARRER, Willibald. (DOB: 30.06.10). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HARRIEHAUSEN, Dr.med. Ludwig. (DOB: 02.05.79 in Uelzen). 1903 qualified as a physician. WWI served as medical officer. 1937 trf from the Heer to the Luftwaffe. 01.06.37 promo to Oberfeldarzt. 01.08.38 appt Luftgauarzt/Luftgau-Kdo. VIII, Breslau. 01.06.39 promo to Oberstarzt. 21.10.42 Oberstarzt, Chefarzt beim Lw.-Kurlazarett Oberschreiberhau, appt Chefarzt beim Lw.-Lazarett 1/XI, Braunschweig. 01.06.44 promo to Generalarzt. †10.01.50 in Wolfsburg (automobile accident). HARRIES, Dr. Friedrich. (DOB: 15.01.08 in Wahnebergen/Kreis Verden). (R, DKG). 1935 was a dentist before joining the Luftwaffe. 03.41 Ofw., trf to 5./KG 76. 23.04.41 promo to Lt.(Kr.O.). 19.08.41 unhurt - Ju 88 A-5 damaged by AA vic Nichayeva. 19.07.42 promo to Oblt. 25.07.42 flew II./KG 76's 5,000th mission in the east. 09.42 appt Stafü of 7./KG 76. 22.05.43 Lt., awarded DKG, 5./KG 76. 07.43 appt Staka 10./KG 76. 24.03.44 Oblt. and Staffelführer 7./KG 76, awarded the Ritterkreuz on completing over 300 combat missions. 15.02.44 Hptm., appt 10./KG 76 (to 30.11.44) 01.01.45 appt Staka 9./Erg.KG 1. 30.01.45 Hptm., Staka 7./Erg.KG 1. 21.04.45 appt Ia Stab/KG 76 (to 05.45). Credited with over 400 missions. †17.07.70 in Leonberg near Stuttgart. HARRIES, Heinz. 03.42 Hptm., appt Staka Wekusta 1 (Lfl. 1) (to 23.05.42). 23.05.42 Oblt., Wekusta 1 WIA/KIA - by machine gun fire at or over Chudovo/SE of Leningrad. HARSCH, Walter. (DOB: 21.07.14). 01.45 in 9./Erg.JG 1. 02.45 Oblt., trf to JG 27. HARSDORF von ENDERNDORF, Gottfried, Freiherr. 01.08.41 promo to Obstlt.(Wm.). 14.04.42 Obstlt.(Erg.O.), in Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV. 20.08.42 Obstlt., trf from Stab/Lg.Kdo. III/IV to Wehrbezirkskdo. Grossenhain (to 14.06.43). 15.06.43 trf to Führerreserve Ob.d.L. and ordered to Wehrbezirkskdo. Augsburg for temporary duty. 19.08.43 trf permanently to Wehrbezirkskdo. Augsburg. HARSEIM, Friedrich. (W.B.K. Eisenach). 01.03.43 promo to Maj.(d.R./Ln.). HARSEIM, Wolrad. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from I. of K/88 to KG 28. 01.02.42 promo to Hptm. 07.44 appt acting Kdr. of III./KG 77. 10.44 Hptm., appt Kdr. III./KG 26 (to 08.05.45). 01.03.45 promo to Maj. HART, Günter. (DOB: 07.02.12). (W.B.K. Wittenberg). 01.10.42 Fw.(d.R.) promo to Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). 13.09.43 Lt., Bordfunker, awarded the Ehrenpokal. HART, Rolf. (DOB: 13.04.21 in Wuppertal-Elberfeld). (R, DKG). 1939 volunteered for the Luftwaffe while residing in Nipor/Belgium. c.04.40 trf to 9./KG 1. 20.06.40 involved in a mid-air collision in bad weather N of Bordeaux and made POW - soon repatriated. Late 1940 sent to LKS Potsdam and trained as an observer. Winter 1940-41 returned to 9./KG 1. 16.02.42 Lt., awarded the Ehrenpokal. 24.04.42 Lt., awarded DKG, 9.(Eis)/KG 1. 11.09.42 flew his 400th mission. 15.10.42 Lt. in 9. (Eis)/KG 1, awarded the Ritterkreuz for sinking two freighters totaling 10,000 GRT and destroying 19 tanks, 180 trucks, 9 trains and disabling 11 artillery or AA batteries. 09.03.43 Oblt., 9./KG 1 MIA Ju 88 C-6 (V4+QT) shot down by fighters behind the lines between Morosovo and Ostashkovo near Lake Ladoga. Credited with about 450 combat missions and sunk at least 2 freighters. HART, Walter. (DOB: 11.07.16). 01.03.42 promo to Oblt./A2. Version: April 2018 Send feedback to: [email protected]

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Section G - K HARTEL, Alfred. (DOB: 28.05.07). 01.10.29 in Czech Army as a Sudeten German (to 09.05.38). 16.06.37 promo to Lt. 07.08.39 entered the Luftwaffe. 1940 appt Zugführer in 3./le.Res.Flak-Abt. 988. 01.01.42 promo to Oblt. 1943 appt Bttr.Chef Heimat-Flak-Bttr. II/XL Vechta-Diepholz. 1944 appt Bttr.Chef 3./le.Flak-Abt. 879. 20.03.44 appt Erg.Offz. für Offizierbewerber d.Ostministerium (SS) (to 20.08.44). HARTEL, Franz. 30.04.43 Hptm., Lufttransportführer Mittelmeer officer in Bizerte. HÄRTEL, Fritz. (DOB: 23.02.21 in Berlin-Charlottenburg). 19.05.43 Lt., 11./KG 54 lost Ju 88 A-4 (B3+SY) during Allied air raid on Grosseto. 27.07.43 Lt., 2./KG 54 KIA lost Ju 88 A-4 (B3+TK) to unknown cause, crashed Fürstenfeldbrück during an exercise flight. HÄRTEL, Hans-Werner. (DOB: 25.11.19 in Niederhirschfeldau). 01.02.41 promo to Lt./A1. 13.11.41 Lt., 8./St.G. 1 MIA - N of Serpuchow. 24.11.41 Lt., (pilot) awarded the Ehrenpokal. 01.08.44 officially listed as MIA. HÄRTEL, Kurt. (DOB: 28.05.09). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. HARTEL, Paul. 01.06.41 promo to Maj. 15.04.42 Maj.(Erg.O.), in Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 53. 01.05.42 trf from Fl.Ausb.Rgt. 53 to Stab/Lg.Kdo. II. 23.05.42 Maj., trf to Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe 2. 04.06.43 Maj. in Stab/Feldluftzeuggruppe Ostland, trf to Stab/Luftgaukdo. Norwegen. HARTELT, Georg. (DOB: 11.09.21). 01.01.42 promo to Lt./A2. HARTELT, Rudolf. 01.02.43 promo to Oblt. (Ln./A1). HARTELT, Wolfgang. (DOB:28.11.24 in Breslau). (R). 02.42 began service with the RAD. 02.43 trf to Pz.-Rgt. 2 in Erfurt for training. 12.43 trf to I./Pz.-Rgt. 2. 03.44 ordered to the Waffenschule Wischau in Mähren (to mid-09.44). 01.45 appt Kp.-Führer in Fsch.-Pz.-Jg.-Div. Hermann Göring. 23.02.45 Obfhn., awarded Ritterkreuz, Zugführer in 2./Fsch.Jg.Rgt. Herman Göring. 20.03.45 WIA badly after combat with a Stalin tank – hospitalized, survived to war’s end. 02.01.56 joined the Bundeswehr as a Lt., served 2 years as an Ordonanz Offizier. 1958 appt Kompaniechef im Panzerlehrbataillon in Münster. 1961 appt acting Bataillonskommandeur. 1984 left the service as an Oberst. †18.01.2009 in Timmendorfer Strand/Schl.-Holst. He had been the last Ritterkreuz holder to serve in the Bundeswehr. HARTENECK, Heinrich. 05.03.43 Hptm.d.R.z.V. in Flieger-Ers.Btl. VII, trf to KraftfahrAusb.Abt.d.Lw. 5. 01.07.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.), in Kraftfahr-Ausb.Abt.d.Lw. 5, appt Offz.z.b.V./Kfz.Beständelager d.Lw. 12/XII. HARTENSTEIN, ? . 1940 Hptm., Staka 3./KGr. 126. 04.41 Hptm., appt Staka 3./Aufkl.Gr. 126? HÄRTER, Franz. (DOB: 13.11.19). (W.B.K. Mainz). 01.07.43 promo to Oblt. (Kr.O./Fl.). HÄRTER, Johann. (DOB: 06.07.07). (n.d.) Fl.Ob.Ing. HARTER, Walter. 29.06.43 Lt., 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 406 KIA - BV 138 C-1 crashed vic Batsfjord due to involuntary water contact in Pl.Qu. 37 Ost 0139 HARTER, Dr. (med.) Wolfgang. (DOB: 05.05.13). 01.12.41 promo to Stabsarzt. 01.07.44 Stabsarzt, trf to Führerreserve OKL with duty station in Wien. 1945 Stabsarzt in San.Flugbereitschaft 6. HARTFIEL, Kurt. (DOB: 19.04.09). 01.04.43 promo to Hptm. (Kr.O.). HARTH, Elard. (DOB: 13.08.12). 01.06.43 promo to Hptm. (W) (Kr.O.). HARTH, Dr. (med.) Heinrich. 01.06.43 promo to Stabsarzt. HARTH, Robert. (DOB: 16.07.14). 01.09.39 Lt., appt Zugführer in III./Flak-Rgt. 36 (to 14.12.40). 01.06.43 Oblt., appt Battr.-Chef 1./FAS V (to 01.12.43). 01.12.43 Hptm.(Kr.O.), appt Referent III D in Stab/Gen.d.Flakwaffe in RLM (still 12.44). HARTHAUSER, Otto. (DOB: 18.06.08). (W.B.K. Zettl). 01.11.42 Fw., promo to Lt. (Kr.O. /Ln.).

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Section G - K HARTIG, ? . 09.42 Oblt., Staka 2.(DFS)/Verb.Kdo. (S) 2 (to 28.12.42). 28.12.42 Oblt., POW captured by the Fench near Kasserine/Tunisia. HARTIG, Albert. 29.08.40 Maj.?, appt Kdt. Fl.H.Kdtr. E 13/IV. HARTIG, August. (DOB: 29.06.19). (W.B.K. Kassel II). 01.05.43 RDA as Lt.(Kr.O./Fl.). HARTIG, August. (DKG). 24.08.43 Fw., 11.10.43 Lt., 1./NAGr, 4. 17.10.43 Fw., 1./NAGr. 4 awarded the DKG. 10.01.44 Lt., 1./NAGr. 4. 18.04.44 Lt., 1./NAGr. 4. Credited with 7 victories. HARTIG, Friedrich. 01.08.41 promo to Hptm.(d.R.z.V./Fl.). 21.04.43 Hptm.(d.R.z.V.) with Abwicklungsstelle/Luftgaukdo. Charkow, trf to Dt.Lw.-Mission in Rumänien. HARTIG, Fritz. (DOB: 18.08.23). 01.06.43 Ofhr., FFS (C) 10, promo to Lt.(Ing.)/A1. 05.44 Lt., NJG 101 trf to 3./JG 3. 14.07.44 Lt., WIA, trf to II./JG 103. HARTIG, Gerhard. (DOB: 14.03.14). (W.B.K. Dresden). 01.07.41 promo to Lt. (.(Kr.O./-Flak). HARTIG, Gottfried. 11.42 Lt., Zugführer in 4./ Lw.-Jäger-Rgt. Barenthin. HARTIG, Gustav. 01.08.39 Maj.(Tr.O.), with Wehr-Ers.Bezirk Wi