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Name: Hans "Franz" Nülle Balloon-Buster
Country: Germany
Rank: Vizefeldwebel
Units: FA 72
Jasta 39
Kasta 23
Victories: 11
Born: 27 December 1897
Place of Birth: Gross Heiden
Died:
Place of Death:
 
 
A blacksmith's apprentice, Nülle joined the German Air Service on 1 December 1915. Gaining experience with FA 72 in 1916 and Kasta 23 in 1917, he still held the rank of Flieger when he joined Jasta 39 on 28 April 1918. During the month of September, he downed seven balloons and two enemy planes. Nülle scored his last two victories on the afternoon of 6 November 1918, downing two D.H.9's near Ibingen.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 01 Sep 1918 1750 Jasta 39   Sopwith Camel Bailleul
2 02 Sep 1918 1515 Jasta 39   Balloon Tilloy
3 03 Sep 1918 1515 Jasta 39   Balloon Vis-en-Artois
4 03 Sep 1918 1517 Jasta 39   Balloon Harcourt
5 04 Sep 1918 1015 Jasta 39   D.H.9 St. Aubert
6 15 Sep 1918 1923 Jasta 39   Balloon Queant
7 15 Sep 1918 1924 Jasta 39   Balloon Villers les Cagnicourt
8 15 Sep 1918 1925 Jasta 39   Balloon Dury
9 15 Sep 1918 1926 Jasta 39   Balloon Dury
10 06 Nov 1918 1500 Jasta 39   D.H.9 (C3040) Ibingen, St. Georg
11 06 Nov 1918 1500 Jasta 39   D.H.9 (D1050) Bühl
 
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