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Hans Bennemann
Born 30 August 1921
Died 7 April 1993(1993-04-07) (age 27)
Place of birth Unna
Place of death Mechernich
Allegiance Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Flag of Germany.png West Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Bundeswehr Kreuz.svg Luftwaffe (Bundeswehr)
Years of service ?–1945
1950's-1978
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundewsehr)
Unit Kampfgeschwader 55
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Bennemann (30 August 1921 – 7 April 1993) was a German Luftwaffe 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. Hans Bennemann joined the Bundeswehr in the 1950s and retired in 1978 as an Oberstleutnant.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 110.
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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