Hans Baasner

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Hans Baasner
Born 1 November 1916
Groß-Orsichau
Died 21 March 1983(1983-03-21) (aged 66)
Lüdenscheid
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Aufklärungsgruppe 121
Kampfgeschwader 6
Kampfgeschwader 54
Commands held III./KG 6, I./KG 54
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Baasner (1 November 1916 – 21 March 1983) was a German Luftwaffe reconnaissance/bomber pilot 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.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 20.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.

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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Military offices
Preceded by
Major Rudolf Puchinger
Commander of III./Kampfgeschwader 6
12 August 1944 – 26 March 1945
Succeeded by
Hauptmann Hans Oberdieck
Preceded by
Major Otfried Sehrt
Commander of I./Kampfgeschwader 54
26 March 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
disbanded