TRAUTLOFT General Hannes, Knight's Cross, Spanish Cross in Gold. He flew over 550 missions with 57 aerial victories. He was Kommodore of the famed JG 54 'Green Hearts' from 1940-43. The unit as a whole claimed over 9000 air and ground victories and is featured in the 'Famous Fighters' print operating over the Russian front. He joined Galland's staff in 1943 and towards the end of that year was promoted to Inspector of Day Fighters.