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Hans Götz

German flying ace
The basics
Date of birth Stuttgart, Stuttgart Government Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date of death Aug 04, 1943 Karachev, Karachevsky District, Bryansk Oblast
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, German Cross in Gold
The details

Hans Götz (2 June 1919 – 4 August 1943) was a former Luftwaffe fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. Hans Götz was credited with 82 victories in 600 combat missions. He claimed three victories over the Western Front.


  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (10 November 1941)
  • German Cross in Gold on 2 July 1942 as Oberleutnant in the I./Jagdgeschwader 54
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 23 December 1942 as Oberleutnant and pilot in the 2./Jagdgeschwader 54

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