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Mission: Attack on Waalhaven dockyard.

Date: 10th May 1940

Time: 07.00hrs

Unit: 3/Kampfgeschwader 30

Type: Junkers Ju 88A-1

Werke Nr. Not Known

Code: 4D + CB

Base: Oldenburg.

Location: Rozendaalse Veld, Netherlands.

Pilot: Feldwebel. Georg Hartmann POW.

Observer: Gefreiter. Egon Gieseler 62741/37 POW Born 28.08.1919 in Hannover.

Radio/Op: Feldwebel. Karl Soldau 62741/6 POW Born 19.11.1912 in lewen.

Gunner: Unteroffizier. Friedrich Lassen 62741/27 Killed. Born 30.01.1915 Hamburg.


Starboard engine damaged over Ede by Flak from Dutch Utrecht Soesterberg-aircraft artillery and abandoned by crew near Arnhem, pilot crash-landing in Rozendaalse Veld. Possibly attacked by Fokker DXXI of 1-II-1.

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The burnt out wreck of Fw. Hartmann's Ju 88 (Jan Jolie)

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The grave today of young Friedrich at Ysselsteyn (Jan Jolie)

Burial Details: Friedrich Lassen buried Ysselsteyn, Netherlands. Block M Row 1 Grave 22.
Researched by Melvin Brownless A. R. Society with thanks to W.J.Reintjes (Arnhem), Jan Jolie, Netherlands & Mike Croft.