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Name: Johann "Hans" Baur
Iron Cross 1st class Johann Baur
Country: Germany
Rank: Unteroffizier
Units: FA 295
Victories: 6
Born: 24 April 1897
Place of Birth: Mühldorf, Germany
Died: 17 February 1993
Place of Death: Munich, Germany
 
 
A Hannover CL.III pilot with FA 295, Baur and his observer flew 160 sorties and downed six French aircraft in 1918. Baur later became Adolf Hitler's personal pilot and attained the rank of Generalobserst in the SS during World War II. Toward the end of the war, he was captured by the Russians and spent 10 years in a Siberian prison camp, losing a leg to gangrene.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Jul 1918 1000 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 SPAD Foret de Courton
2 17 Jul 1918 1002 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 SPAD  
u/c 20 Aug 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 Bréguet 14  
3 22 Oct 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 Bréguet 14 Barricourt
4 22 Oct 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 EA French  
5 29 Oct 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 SPAD  
6 29 Oct 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 SPAD  
u/c 29 Oct 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 SPAD  
u/c 29 Oct 1918 FA 295 Hannover CL.III 1 SPAD  

1 Observer Georg Hengl
 
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