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Hans Baasner
Born (1916-11-01)November 1, 1916
Died March 21, 1983(1983-03-21) (aged 66)
Place of birth Groß-Orsichau
Place of death Lüdenscheid
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Fernaufklärungs-Gruppe 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[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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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
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