Hans-Georg von der Osten
|Hans-Georg von der Osten|
9 September 1895|
|Died||27 March 1987(aged 91)|
|Unit||FA 38, Jasta 4|
|Commands held||Jasta 11|
|Other work||Commanded all Luftwaffe bases in Germany during World War II|
After service in the 3rd Uhlans Rgt. he joined the Air Service in February 1916, serving with FEA 9. He then instructed for a spell before transferring to Jasta 11. He was acting commander of the Jasta in Jan-feb 1918, before taking over jasta 4. On 28 March he was shot down and wounded by fighters while flying a Pfalz D.III, seeing no further action during the conflict.
During the second world war he served in a Luftwaffe staff role.
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