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Hans von Bargen
Born (1914-10-14)October 14, 1914
Died 6 July 1944(1944-07-06) (aged 29)
Place of birth Malente
Place of death Äyräpää
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1935–1944
Rank Hauptmann
Unit StG 76
StG 3
SG 3
Gefechtsverband Kuhlmey
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans von Bargen (14 October 1914 – 6 July 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he flew 400+ missions. Hans von Bargen was killed on 6 July 1944, after he was hit by Soviet flak near Äyräpää.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 104.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1976). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe 1939–1945 Band II Stuka- und Schlachtflieger (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-021-4.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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.

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