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Name: Otto Hartmann
Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Classes
Country: Germany
Rank: Hauptmann
Units: FA 48
Jasta 18, 28
Kasta 15
Schusta 3
Victories: 7
Born: 07 February 1889
Place of Birth: Nassau, Württemburg
Died: 03 September 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: N of Dixmude
Cemeteries: Vladslo, Belgium Image
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Steinbach Cemetery, Grave #504
 
 
Hartmann joined the army in 1908. He was wounded in action twice before he transferred to the German Air Force in 1916. After scoring 2 victories with Kasta 15, Hartmann assumed command of Jasta 28 on 6 June 1917 and claimed an additional 5 victories before he was shot down, killed in action by one of 48 Squadron's Bristol Fighters.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 22 Oct 1916 1100 Kasta 15   B.E.2 Pozières
2 06 Nov 1916 Kasta 15   EA  
3 21 Jun 1917 1055 Jasta 28   Sopwith Pup (B1709) Rollenberg
4 22 Jul 1917 1045 Jasta 28   Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A1036) SW of Ypres
5 12 Aug 1917 1410 Jasta 28   Martinsyde G.100 (A1573) Wervicq-Comines
6 18 Aug 1917 1025 Jasta 28   S.E.5 (B517) W of St. Eloi
7 21 Aug 1917 1935 Jasta 28   Sopwith Triplane (N6308) Terhand
 
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