Hugo Dahmer

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Hugo Dahmer
Born 7 May 1918
Koblenz
Died 1 August 2006(2006-08-01) (aged 88)
Troisdorf
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1938-1944
1956-1974
Rank Oberleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit JG 5
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hugo Dahmer (7 May 1918 – 1 August 2006) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hugo Dahmer was credited with anywhere between 45 - 57 victories. In 1956 he joined the Bundeswehr and retired in 1974 as an Oberstleutnant.

Awards

Notes

  1. According to Scherzer on 30 July 1941 as pilot in the I./Jagdgeschwader 77.[2]

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 156.
  2. Scherzer 2007, p. 264.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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