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Mission: Defence of the Reich.

Date: 11
th September 1944

Unit: 7 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 4

Type: Focke Wulf Fw 190A-8/R2


Coded: 11 + (Black)

Location: Hellingen, 4 km W of Heldburg, Germany.

Pilot: Feldwebel. Hans Gerhardt Ammon. – Killed.


This aircraft was shot down in combat, no further details known.

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Hans Ammon wearing pilot’s badge, wound badge and Army Infantry assault badge (Jeckel)

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cccccccccccPilots badge citation dated 14th April 1943. cccccccccccccccccccccPromotion to Feldwebel document dated 01.09.44

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Various newspaper death notices kept by the family

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Members of the Hellingen “Hitler Youth” act as honor guard at the funeral of Hans.

Hans Gerhard Ammon Grave 4

Burial details: Hellingen bei Hildburghausen, Germany.

Researched by Melvin R Brownless with special thanks to Horst Jeckel (March) 2013.