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Name: Gerhard Bassenge
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 2, 5
Kasta 39
Victories: 7
Born: 18 November 1897
Place of Birth: Ettlingen
Died: 13 March 1977
Place of Death: Lubeck
 
 
On 1 April 1916, Bassenge transferred to the Fliegertruppe. He was wounded in action on 6 November 1917 and scored 7 victories whilst serving with Jasta 2. Bessenge served in the Luftwaffe during World War II and was captured by the Allies on 10 May 1943 remaining a prisoner of war for the next 4 years.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 20 Oct 1917 1220 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (B2370) S of St. Quentin
2 06 Nov 1917 1150 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (B2441) Staden
3 25 Jul 1918 pm Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (D8197) Fère-en-Tardenois
4 27 Sep 1918 1735 Jasta 2   S.E.5a Noyelles
5 28 Sep 1918 0835 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (F3220) Ham-Lengelet
6 04 Oct 1918 Jasta 2   S.E.5a Joncourt
7 05 Oct 1918 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel Crevecoeur
 
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