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Name: Erich Hahn
Military Order of St. Henry
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class
Erich Hahn
Country: Germany
Rank: Oberleutnant
Units: FA(A) 221
FFA 64
Jasta 1, 19
KEK Bertincourt
Victories: 6
Born: 18 October 1891
Place of Birth: Leipzig
Killed In Action: 04 September 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Over Beine
Hahn began his career in the infantry but transferred to the German Air Force. Having learned to fly in 1913, he was an experienced pilot when the war began. For his actions over the Somme, he was the first Jasta pilot to be awarded the Saxon Military St. Henry Order. On 26 April 1917, he achieved his fourth victory, shooting down French ace René Doumer of Spa76. Six months later, Hahn was killed in action, shot down by French ace Georges Madon of Spa38.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 10 Nov 1916 1230 Jasta 1   Biplane Rocquigny
2 08 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   Caudron G.IV Loivre
3 12 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   Caudron G.IV Orainville
4 26 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   SPAD VII Brimont
5 30 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   Balloon Guyencourt
6 30 Apr 1917 Jasta 19   Balloon Guyencourt
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