Hansgeorg Bätcher

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Hansgeorg Bätcher
Hansgeorg Bätcher.jpg
Born 13 January 1914
Died 23 April 2003(2003-04-23) (aged 89)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held III./KG 76; KG 54
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hansgeorg Bätcher (13 January 1914 – 23 April 2003) was a highly decorated bomber pilot in the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas 1997, p. 19.
  2. ^ Patzwall 2008, p. 45.
  3. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 26.
  4. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 199.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. (2008). Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg [The Honor Goblet for Outstanding Achievement in the Air War] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Oberstleutnant Volprecht Riedesel Freiherr zu Eisenbach
Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 54
27 February 1945 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None