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Walter Hagen (aviator)

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Walter Hagen (16 March 1897 – 24 November 1963) was a pilot in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany. [1]

15 relations: Clasp to the Iron Cross, Fliegerführer Afrika, Generalmajor, Geschwaderkommodore, Gruppenkommandeur, Hans Seidemann, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (P), Luftwaffe, Major (Germany), Nazi Germany, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Wolfgang Erdmann, World War I, World War II.

Clasp to the Iron Cross

The Clasp to the Iron Cross (Spange zum Eisernen Kreuz) was a metal medal clasp displayed on the uniforms of German Wehrmacht personnel who had been awarded the Iron Cross in World War I.

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Fliegerführer Afrika

Fliegerführer Afrika was part of Luftflotte 2 (Air Fleet 2), one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe in World War II.

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Generalmajor

Generalmajor, short GenMaj, (English: major general) is a general officer rank in many countries, and is identical to and translated as major general.

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Geschwaderkommodore

Geschwaderkommodore (short also Kommodore) is a Luftwaffe position or appointment (not rank), originating during World War II.

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Gruppenkommandeur

Gruppenkommandeur is a Luftwaffe position (not rank), that is the equivalent of a commander of a group or wing in other air forces.

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Hans Seidemann

Hans Seidemann (18 January 1901 – 21 December 1967) was a German general during World War II.

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Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz), and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (P)

The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Major (Germany)

Major is the lowest staff officer rank in the German Army (Heer), German Air Force (Luftwaffe).

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Sturzkampfgeschwader 1

Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 (StG 1) was a Luftwaffe Dive bomber-wing of World War II.

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Wolfgang Erdmann

Wolfgang Erdmann (13 November 1898 – 5 September 1946) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Hagen_(aviator)

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