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Johann "Hans" Badum
Birth: Mar. 2, 1921
Ruthweiler
Kuseler Landkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Jan. 12, 1943, Libya

German Ace. Knight's Cross Holder. Born in Ruthweiler in the Pfalz, he served in Jagdgeschwader 77 on the Eastern Front in 1942 and in North Africa from December 1942 until his death. He had 54 kills, all but the last three on the Eastern Front. He was killed in aerial combat with US P-38s over Giordani, Libya, flying a Bf 109 G-2 marked "Yellow 7". He was awarded the Iron Cross First and Second Class, the Luftwaffe Honor Cup, the German Cross in Gold, and the Knight's Cross (on October 15th 1942). (bio by: Kenneth Gilbert) 
 
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German Military Cemetery Tobruk
Tobruk
Al Butnan, Libya
 
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Originally Created by: Kenneth Gilbert
Record added: May 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89884981
Johann Hans Badum
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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- James Snow
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015
Rest in Peace, pilot. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: May. 29, 2014
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