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Paul-Hubert Rauh
Born (1913-11-15)November 15, 1913
Died 30 August 2005(2005-08-30) (aged 91)
Place of birth Wolkersdorf, Austria
Place of death Pitten, Austria
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Second Austrian Republic
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1933–1945
1956–1974
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundesheer)
Unit NJG 1
NJG 4
Commands held II./Nachtjagdgeschwader 4
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Paul-Hubert Rauh (15 November 1913 – 30 August 2005) was a German Luftwaffe night fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Paul-Hubert Rauh claimed 31 aerial victories, all of them at night.[Notes 1] In the 1956 he joined Bundesheer, and retired 1974 as an Oberst.

Awards

Notes

  1. For a list of Luftwaffe night fighter aces see List of German World War II night fighter aces.

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 285.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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