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1 Aalgeer,Uffz11/NJG-2Ju 88C & G
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" in the Bochum-Dortmund area on 4 November, 1944.
2 Abbrederis, WalterUffz6/9/1919Dornbirn, Austria1/SG-10Fw 190F-8 "White 8" (lost 5/8/45)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 8 May, 1945, just 5 hours before the Armistice. He and four others were on a flight from Budweis to Sonthofen to avoid Russian captivity, when they were attacked by two P-51s near the southern tip of Lake Ammersee. His ac began to burn and crashed near Ingenried, area Kaufbeuren. In 1995, the remains of Abbrederis and his ac were found with numerous forms of ID. He is buried in the Sonthofen Cemetery. Source: Friedrich Braun (Ulm).
3 Abel, Friedrich Wilhelm August 'Fritz' Hptm11/28/1919Wintenberg, WestfallenErg/JGr-2(7/40), 9/KG-3 (1/41), redesig 4/KG-3(11/43), Stfkpt 5/KG(J)-51 (2/45)Do 17 "5K + MT" in KG-3, Ju 88 in KG-3, Me 262A-2a Werk # 110553 (lost 3/2/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (9/9/42)
EP (9/14/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant (8/25/41)
WIA by flak over England 18 January, 1941 along with his Observer, Uffz Karl Zunk in his Do 17. Wounded a second time by Russian flak on 16 November, 1941 along with his Observer, Fw August Benkle in "5K + MT". MIA 2 March, 1945; shot down in his Me 262 at Venlo Holland (Hagerhofweg). (LuftArchiv.de & Co DeSwart). His Luftwaffe career began as an FhjGefr in 1939 at LKS Fürstenfeldbrück. His EK 2 was awarded 9/3/1940 and the EK 1 awarded 11/15/1940. Source: Peter Kassak.
4 Abelmann, EduardOfwFi 156C-3 (Trop) "CR + QI" (interned in Sweden, date unk)Liason Operational ClaspWhile on a flight from Schleswig to Hamburg, he and Fw Werner Köhn decided to seek the safety of neutral Sweden, landing at the Bulltofta airfield. Köhn is believed to be the passenger although the pilot was not positively identified by the author. Source: B.Widfeldt
5 Abendroth, HerbertLt3/15/1917Allenstein, E.Prus.32/JG-77 (6/44 Italy), Stffüh 9/JG-77 (1/45)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161111 "Red 7" (lost 7/6/44), Bf 109G-14, Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330204 "White 13" (lost 1/1/45) Note: may have been "White 1" per Bf 109 Loss List.
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 1 January, 1945. Shot down by German Navy flak east of Kalmhout, north of Antwerp. He bailed out successfully and became a prisoner near Maaseyck, Belgium. Another source (Manrho/Putz publ,) suggests he made a belly landing and was captured. WIA 6 July, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 8km west of Verona, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, his 1st, a P-38 on 10 May, 1944. His 2nd, a P-47 on 9 June, 1944. His 3rd, a P-51 on 18 September, 1944, no location given.
6 Abendroth, WernerGefr21/SG-4 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 583610 (90% dam) EK 2
Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
WIC 12 February, 1945; injured in a crash near Würschitz due to engine failure. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 13 August, 1944. A 2nd, an La-5 SW of Jakava on 15 September, 1944.
7 Abitz, HeinzGefr7/JG-3 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 787486 "Yellow 1 + -" (lost 3/5/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 5 March, 1945; Downed during a strafing mission, area of Naugard. Mombeek MIA List.
8 Ableiter, Hans TheoFhjFw19/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # ? (lost 9/12/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Reported KIA on 12 September, 1944 at Halberstadt, no further detail (JG-4 List). One known victory, a B-17 in the Chemnitz area on 11 September, 1944.
9 Abracht, HeinzUffzI/LG-1Ju 88A-4 "38"Bomber Operational ClaspA Balkan Campaign pilot, he crash landed his Ju 88 "38" on 28 March, 1941, at his airfield at Plovdiv-Krumowo Bulgaria on a training mission. Cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown.
10 Abraham, EduardFwErg/JG-Süd (Germany)Bf 109F-1 Werk # 6617 (90% dam 9/17/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 17 September, 1942; crashed at Gross-Ostheim due to engine failure on a non-operational flight.
11 Abraham, PaulLt5/JG-27Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440066 "Black 7" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Known to have been shot down with injuries by Grossengstingen, near Stuttgart, on 16 March, 1944 as a result of B-17 return fire and/or P-51 escorts. On 18 March, 1944, he and Uffz Helmut Rosenbaum found themselves in the hospital at Riedlingen with a B-17 bomber pilot. Abraham returned repeatedly to the his crashsite until his death. Jager Blatt 1/2003.
12 Abrahamczik, RudolfHptm4/17/1920Kurzendorf, Schlesien16/KG-40, 2 & 5/KG-2, Stfkpt 14/KG-2 (2/44), Stfkpt 2/KG-51 (5/45)Me 410, Ju 188, Me 262A/1a (Jabo)
RK(2/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/12/43)
EP(9/21/42)
EK 1(4/8/42) & 2(10/12/41)
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold(7/29/42)
233 combat missions, including 69 in the Me 262. He also flew 7 missions as a fighter pilot and sd 3 enemy ac (Kaiser RK book). Source: "Das waren die deutschen Kampflieger-Asse 1939-1945" by Georg Brütting, pg 178. Rudolf deceased 4 December, 1995 in Ibbenbüren.
13 Absmayer, WalterUffz1/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160385 "White 12" (lost 11/10/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140035 "White 2" (lost 11/30/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 30 November, 1943 after aerial combat with a Spitfire at Termoli. WIA 10 November, 1943 during aerial combat with a Spitfire at Aquino (Bf 109 Loss List).
14 Abt, AntonOfw3/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161345 "Yellow 20" (lost 3/18/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 18 March, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-38 near the Maniago airfield.
15 Achammer, FredOblt1III/EJG-2Me 262 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 of 359FG, 368FS, piloted by Capt. M.F. Boussu, near the Lechfeld airfield on 9 April, 1945.
16 Achenbach, Johann HeinrichLt2/14/1922 III/JG-2 (5/43), 12/JG-2 (10/43) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 157329 (lost 5/15/43), Fw 190A-5 Werk # 7288 (lost 10/3/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 October, 1943 during aerial combat, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu.408/15 West. Channel pilot. Injured in a crash at Bahlge, near Vannes, on 15 May, 1943, due to an engine fire.
17 Acher, AugustFw1/Kü.Fl.Gr-906He 115 B/C Werk # 2729 "8L + IH" (lost)Reconnaissance Operational Clasp in Gold (8/19/42)MIA 22 October, 1942; missing at Latscha Lake during a flight to support agents behind enemy line. AC was borrowed by 2/Vers.Verb.Ob.d.L.. Remaining crew (all MIA): Oblt Kurt Helf, Observer; Uffz Ernst Leuenhagen, R/O and Uffz Stefan Kuballa, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
18 Achilles, PaulObst8/1/1890Braunschweig-WattenbüttelStfkpt 1(F)/ Ob.d.L. (7/41), Stab (F)/Ob.d.L., Kdr Kommando Orly/Versuchsverband Ob.d.L. (5/43), various Staff PositionsJu 88, He 111
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/15/41)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. Added: A WWI pilot scoring 8 victories. He died in 1966 at Wolfsburg-Brackstedt, where he was buried. The grave no longer exists (D.Drury).
19 Achilles, RudolfFhrOfwI/JG-27Bf 109G-14 "Yellow 4"Fighter Operational Clasp in BronzeBecame a POW after being shot down 17 December, 1944 by Hawker Tempests of No. 56 Squadron. It was his fourth combat mission.
20 Achleitner, FranzLtAustria59/JG-3 (Channel0Bf 109E-4 "Yellow 8 + I" (lost 8/24/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 24 August, 1940 after aerial combat off Herne Bay. Released from captivity 29 July, 1946 (H. Breuer). One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Arras, 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940. His 3rd & 4th, two Blenheims 20 km W of Arras on 10 July, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire over the English Channel on 20 August, 1940. Magnus.
21 Achter, ArnoFwErg/SKG-10 (3/43 Cognac), II/SKG-10 (7/43 Sicily)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 180935 (lost 8/1/43)Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
MIA 1 August, 1943 during a ground attack in the Nicosia area, most likely AA fire. WIC 8 March, 1943 in a non-operational crash at the Cognac airfield, no cause reported (Collin Fuller).
22 Achtermann, ErwinOblt11/29/1913Annweiler9/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410722 "Yellow 17 + I" (lost 4/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 April, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 near Magdeburg. Buried Annweiler an Trifels. Source: J. Geensen.
23 Acinger, VilimHptmCroatia (of German descent)JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52Bf 109E in 4 Grp, Bf 109G-2 & G6 EK 2
Fighter Operational .
Shot in May 1945 attempting to escape from the Zagreb prison camp before he was to be executed by Titos partisans (Neulen). Completed flight training in Germany, arriving at the Russian Front in December, 1941, In the Spring of 1942, he returned to Croatia due to illness. Some sources credit him with 9 victories, others with as many as 16. In reality, he only scored one unconfirmed victory in such a short tour (Savic and Ciglic-Osprey).
24 Ackenhausen, HelmutFw3(F)/123 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 0393 "4U + RL" (lost 9/27/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 27 September, 1940; sd by a Spitfire of No.152 Sq., piloted by P/O Marrs during a photo sortie of Liverpool. The ac crashed off Porlock Beach, Somerset. Remaining crew: Oblt Willi Rude, Obs (POW); Ofw Erwin Riehle, R/O (POW) and Ogefr Wilhelm Reuhl, Mech (KIA during Spitfire attack, bur in the Porlock Cem. Source: "Somoerset at War, 1939-1945" article per D.Drury.
25 Acker, HeinrichUffz49/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 461514 "White 8" (lost 9/27/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 27 September, 1944; Combat mission near Keelen (Arnheim). Mombeek MIA List. Update: He is buried in the German Cemetery at Donsbrüggen, near Kleve, Grave 2215 and death reported in October, 1944 (K.Lusink). One known victory, a B-17 SW of Chemnitz on 11 September, 1944. A 2nd, a B-17 W of Halberstädt on 12 September, 1944. A 3rd, a B-17 W of Halberstädt on 12 September, 1944. His 4th B-17 in the Wernigerode area, also on 12 September, 1944.
26 Ackermann, Uffz11/JGr Süd (1/44)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-38 at Cassis on 27 January, 1944. This may be Dieter, Rolf or Werner Ackermann, most likely Dieter.
27 Ackermann, Dieter DietrichGefr29/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 781229 "Yellow 3 + I" (lost 10/12/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 October, 1944 during aerial combat at Wennigsen, near Hannover. One known victory, his 2nd, a B-17 40 km S of Magdeburg on 28 May, 1944.
28 Ackermann, GotthilfFw2/24/1919Sollbach, Krs. Murbach3/KG-40Fw 200C/U3 Werk # 0062 "F8 + Bl" (lost 4/1/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 April, 1944; failed to return from a mission over the North Sea, approx 400 km NW of Lofoten. He was serving as Co-pilot with Oblt Walter Klomp (MIA also) this date. Source: B.Bines.
29 Ackermann, JohannFw1/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 8645 "3Z + OH" (lost 9/2/42)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 2 September, 1942 after making a force landing near Grimsby, no further detail of the cause given. Remaining crew (all POW): Ogefr R. Weingand, Observer, Uffz H. Wandt, wireless operator and Uffz R. Eysoldt, mechanic.
30 Ackermann, RolfFw1/13/19193/JG-1He 162 (lost 4/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 23 April 1945 during a landing accident, overturning his new He 162 at Leck airfield. Buried Leck, Grave 4. "One of the most experienced pilots in 3/JG-1 in April, 1945." No mention of Rolf earlier or from other sources! Could be the Ackermann in 1/JGr Süd in January, 1944.
31 Ackmann, ErichUffz3/JG-1Bf 109E-4 (25% dam 8/16/40), Bf 109E-1 (lost 8/26/40)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 August, 1940 during aerial combat SW of the Isle of Wight. He damaged his E-4 apparently striking the ground during a low level attack east of the Isle of Wight.
32 Adam,Uffz15/JG-3Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 19 August, 1942.
33 Adam, Uffz13/JG-26 (3/43)Fw 190A-4 & A-5 EK 2
Fighter Opertional Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a LaGG-3 in Russia on 16 March, 1943.
34 Adam, BernardFw22/JG-26Bf 109E-7 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 June, 1941 in aerial combat with a Hurricane over the Channel off Boulogne. His first victory, a Hurricane W of Dover on 24 August, 1940. His 2nd victory, a Spitfire 30 km N of Rye on 6 September, 1940. Promoted to Lt. Post..
35 Adam, FriedrichOfw14/NAGr-12Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 over Lake Bolsena Italy, 24 October, 1943.
36 Adam, GeorgOblt14/JG-54, I/JG-7Fw 190A, Me 262
RK(4/20/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 20 April, 1945. DK-G Awards List. His one known victory, on his last mission, a P-38 at Map Quadrant IQ2. After this victory, and out of fuel, he made an emergency landing in a field at Warendorf.
37 Adam, GüntherLt1/29/1917Kiel 2(H)/Aufkl.Gr.-14 (5/40), NAGr-13 (3/43) Fw 190A-4 Werk # 704 (lost 3/23/43) Night Observer Operational Clasp KIA 23 March, 1943, colliding with another A-4, Wk# 651, piloted by Hptm Gerhard Sembritzki, at Map Quadrant P{l.Qu.1019 (Kanal). Added: He is commemorated in the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial (D.Drury).
38 Adam, HansLt3/12/192110 6/JG-51 (5/42 S.U.), 4/JG-51 (11/42 Tunisia), 5/JG-51 (1/43), Instr Erg/JGr-Ost (2/43), 2/JG-51 (9/43), Instr 3/JGr-Ost (4/44), Stffüh 3(Erg)/ JGr-Nord, (10/44), Stfkpt 3(Erg)/JG-1 (11/44) Bf 109F & G-2 (Trop) Werk # 13975 (10% dam 11/28/42 in JG-51, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 166341 "Yellow 36" (or 921628 109 Loss List) (lost 3/12/45) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 March, 1945 during aerial combat with P-51s at Styding, west of Hadersleben. He was seen to bail, but he was too low for his chute to deploy. He was buried in the Friedenshügel Cemetery in Flensburg (Source: Air War over Denmark). WIA 28 November, 1942 during aerial combat at Bizerta. One known victory, A Soviet MiG-1 on 10 July, 1942. A Yak-1 on 6 August, 1942. A MiG-3 on 7 August, 1942. A MiG-1 on 12 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 21 August, 1942. A Yak-9 at Gorki on 5 October, 1943. His first known western victory, a Spitfire 10 km southeast of Beja N. Africa on 27 November, 1942. Another, a Boston south southwest of Dejbel-el-Magrun on 1 January, 1943. Magnus. A 10th, a B-24 at Blechhammer on 7 August, 1944, while in 3/JGr-Ost (OKL Claims List).
39 Adam, HeinrichLt2/13/19226/KG-6 (Channel) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144522 "3E + CP" (lost 4/4/43) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew the night of 3/4 April, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Believed sd by a Beaufighter of No. 29 Sq. over the North Sea, 23km W of Schouwen (LOCS).
40 Adam, Heinz Günther (Hans?)Lt8/2/1920Herzogswaldau5 2/JG-26 (7/41), 1/JG-26 (12/42) Bf 109F in 41, Fw 190A "Black 9" (4/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 730 "White 5" (lost 12/20/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 20 December, 1942, when he stalled his Wk# 730 trying to land at Drucat. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire south of Cassel on 17 July, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire into the Channel northwest of Dunkirk on 17 September, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire 3 km northwest of Etaples on 21 September, 1941. His 5th, a Spitfire 5 km northeast of Dieppe on 19 August, 1942. Magnus. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
41 Adam, HelmutUffz14/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13225 "White 3 + -" (lost 7/1/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 1 July, 1942 at Walujki while making an emergency landing, cause not reported (Bf 109 Loss List). His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 NE of Petroskaya on 27 May, 1942.
42 Adam, HermannUffz5/16/192215/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 5765 "Black 7" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 September, 1944 15 km south of Wenden Pl.. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 28 August, 1944.
43 Adam, PaulFw2/Kü.Fl.Gr-606Ju 52n Werk # 5945 "DC + SF" (lost)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 4 March, 1941 during a courier flight between Gardermoen and Berlin, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Alfred Gans, R/O; Uffz August Ahrens, Mechanic and Uffz Hans Müller, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
44 Adam, WilhelmUnkUnkHe 111HBomber Operational ClaspHe was a bomber pilot, ordered to the Stalingrad Pocket on 12 December, 1942, by FM von Paulus. He was to assist in the evacuation of ambulatory wounded and the female nursing staff from the Pitomnik airfield. He was quoted as saying, "The place was overflowing with crashed aircraft and destroyed vehicles: there a "Condor", here a Focke Wulf". "Among the wrecks were Ju 52's and He 111's, the work of Russian bombers and fighters". Source: Wikipedia.
45 Adamski, TheodorLt18/NJG-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 110061 (lost 3/9/45)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8/9 March, 1945 crashing at Möhne Dam, bailed out at too low a level after colliding with balloon cables, while being chased by a Mosquito (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" opposing the Dortmund/Münster Raid on 23 September, 1944. Boiten, 3 victories. The Bf 110 Loss List suggests he was KIC 5 March, 1945 at Mohnetal-Sperre due to icing, and they refer to the LW Loss Report for this detail.
46 Ade, WilhelmOfhr2/JG-1 (9/44 Greifswald)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 960553 Black 3 (lost 1/1/45), Fw 190A-9 Werk # 980219 "Black 3" (lost 1/14/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down over Baarn Holland in Wk# 960553 on 1 January, 1945 during Operation Bodenplatte, pilot OK. WIA 14 January, 1945 near Lünten during aerial combat with a Spitfire; bailed safely.
47 Adel, ErichGefr19/JG-4Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441991 (dam 9/11/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Vejprty CZ (JG-4 List), no further detail. One known victory, a Spitfire NE of Karlovy Vary on 11 September, 1944.
48 Adelhütte, HansOblt12/10/192015KG-41, 6/KG-3 (8/42 S.U.), III/KG-3 (10/43-5/44), I/NJG-7 (6/44), 6/NJG-3 (8/44)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 360236 "5K + LP" (lost 8/1/42) in 6/KG-3, Ju 88G-1 Werk # 714246 in NJG-3 (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a Mosquito, crashing at Winningen/Everswinkel. He was buried in Essen. Remaining crew: Uffz Johannes Gabriel, R/O (Surv); Ogefr Georg Hoschek, Mechanic (KIA). Magnus. His Wk# 360236 was reported lost 1 August, 1942, cause and location not reported, crew returned (Ju 88 Loss List).
49 Adelwart, BernhardtUffz4/26/1915Sindelsdorf3/JG-53 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 0867 (lost (9/8/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 September, 1940 during aerial combat over England by a Hurricane of No. 501 Sq., crashing at Seal, Sevenoaks. Source: Jochen Prien. Buried Military Cem. Staffordshire, UK, Block 1, Gr 164 (M.Croft). His given name may be Bernhard.
50 Ademeit, HorstMaj2/8/1912Breslau1661/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), 5/JG-54, 6/JG-54 (6/43), Kdr I/JG-54Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6220 (lost 9/18/40), Bf 109F in S.U., FW 190 Werk # 1185 with 5/JG-54, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550528, Bf 109A-5 Werk # 155960 "Black <<" (lost 8/7/44)
RK(4/16/43)
EL(3/2/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/25/42)
EP(12/8/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pend
MIA 7 August, 1944. Brought down by Infantry fire behind Russian lines near Dünaburg S.U. in Fw 190A-5, Werk# (15) 5960. Never heard from again. Brought down over English Channel in 1940 and rescued by Seenot. His 1st known Soviet victory, one of many, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941, a Fw at the time. Another Soviet, an I-16 on 27 August, 1941. A Yak-1 at Leningrad on 5 May, 1942. A MiG-3 on 9 September, 1942. An I-153 on 22 October, 1942. A P-40 N of Leningrad on 6 November, 1942. An Il-2 and a Yak-1 on 12 January, 1943. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 27 January, 1943. Two Il-2s on 11 February, 1943. An Il-2 on 19 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 5 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 and an La-5 on 18 June, 1943. An La-5 on 12 July, 1943. Two La-5s, a Yak-7 and an Il-2 on 13 July, 1943. Two Yak-7s and an La-5 on 2 August, 1943. Four La-5s and two Pe-2s on 12 October, 1943. An Il-2, an La-5 and a P-39 on 21 July, 1944. Approximately 600 combat missions.
51 Adler, BrunoLt2/26/19214/KG-2Do 217E-2 Werk # 1123 "U5 + EM" (lost 11/1/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 November, 1941; sd by a Beaufighter of No.307 Sq., piloted by Sgt Turzanski. The ac crashed at sea and believed downed SE of Sidmouth, Devon, although another source suggests N of Watchet, Somerset. Remaining crew: Uffz Fritz Bartol (or Partel) (MIA), Gefr Johann Egger (MIA) and Uffz Kurt Skiwrenneck (or Skowronnek) (KIA, his grave location unknown). Source: D.Drury
52 Adler, GünterLt8/3/19169/KG-26He 111H-5 Werk # 3947 "1H + GT" (Lost 7/8/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 8 July, 1941 when his ac failer to return from a mission to Birmingham. Remaining crew: Ofw Werner Klotz, Obs (dispo unk, no VDK listing); Fw Erich Ehrenstein, R/O (KIA) and Fw Leopold Theinert, Gnr (MIA). Two of the deceased are buried in Germany, Blk C of the War cem. at Norderney, En.-Luth Friedhof: Lt Adler Gr 44 and Ehrenstein Gr 25. Norderney is one of the East Frisian Islands off the North Sea coast of Germany, suggesting this may be where their bodies washed ashore. Fw Theinert listed by the VDK as "in a sea grave", and commemorated on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial (D.DRury).
53 Adler, RichardUffz26/JG-54 (7/44 Russia), 16/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk # 172737 "Blue ?" (lost 9/25/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 25 September, 1944 in his A-8 over Arnheim Holland (Schuytgraaf). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 1 July, 1944. A 2nd, another Il-2 on 6 August, 1944.
54 Adolph, RainerUffz12/JG-2Fw 190A-6 Werk # 531066 (lost 12/31/43), Fw 190A (lost 3/7/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 March, 1944 during aerial combat near Creil after combat with a Canadian fighter piloted by F/O W.T. Klersy of No. 401 Sq. (RCAF Claims List). Added: Injured in a crash at the Gael airfield on 31 December, 1943, cause unknown (absa3945).
55 Adolph, WalterHptm6/11/1913Fontanelle, Romania24Legion Condor, Stfkpt 2/JG-1 (10/39), Stfkpt 8/JG-27, Kdr II/JG-26 (9/41)Bf 109E "Black 2" (5/40), Bf 109E-4 "Black << + -" (11/41), Bf 109E-7, Bf 109F, Fw 190A-2, Fw 190A-1 Werk # 10028 "<< +" (lost 9/18/41)
RK(11/13/40)

Spanish Cross
EP(10/26/40)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 September, 1941 after aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 602 Sq., piloted by F/O Cyril Babbage, when he crashed his new Fw 190A-1 "10028" into the Channel near Ostende, off Blankenberge. While escorting shipping, he was the squadrons first Fw 190 combat casualty. Three weeks later, his body washed up on a Belgian beach at Knokke. Plus one victory was in Spain. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim near Bad Driburg, 1 October, 1939. On 12 May, 1940, while still in 2/JG-1, he downed three Blenheims in the Maastricht & Lüttich areas. His 4th & 5th victories, both LeO-451s at Montdidier, 6 June, 1940. His 7th, a Hurricane over the Isle of Wight on 19 July, 1940. His 8th, a Blenheim in the Cherbourg area on 1 August, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire S of Stanford on 7 September, 1940. Nos.10 & 11, both Spitfires at Maidstone on 11 October, 1940. His 15th, a Spitfire at Tonbridge on 8 November, 1940. His 20th, a Spitfire at Gravelines on 8 July, 1941. 79 missions. According to JG-26 author, Donald Caldwell, his victories may have been as high as 28. Alternate spelling: Adolf.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
56 Adrian, UlrichOblt3/19/1915Halberstadt5Stfkpt 1/JG-2 (3/40 France) Bf 109F, Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6254 (or 6524) "White 3"(lost 10/5/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 5 October, 1941, crashing in "White 3" on takeoff at Kirnillis, near Brest, cause unknown. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim west of Arras, 18 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 at Compiegne, 21 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Potez 63 at Rollot, 30 May, 1940. His 4th, a Stirling of RAF No. 15 Sq. over La Pallice on 23 July, 1941. Another source had him in 1/JG-26 at the time of his death. Alternate spelling: Ulrich Adrian, no umlaut in his given name. Added: Burial Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Blk 14, Row 4, Gr 254 (absa3945).
57 Aebert, HermannObltStaffel Führer 1/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171663Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 14 August, 1944; Combat with a P-38 and a P-47, area of Voise-Santeuil, 20 km southeast of Chartres. Mombeek MIA List.
58 Aeckerle, R.Lt2(F)/122He 111H-2 "F6 + Fk " (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 23 November, 1939 during aerial combat, shot down by a Hurricane of RAF No. 1 Sq., assisted by an H-75 of GC II/5. He crashed at Königsmacher, near Thionville, on the east bank of the Moselle. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz A. Gumpp, Uffz T. Blattmann and Ogefr A. Schidlitzki. Wiki Luft data.
59 Afflerbach, HelmutOblt7/14/1913Erg.St/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1776 "4D + DA" (lost 4/26/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 26 April, 1942; failed to return from a mission at Murmansk, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Konrad Lahmann, Observer; Uffz Erwin Schalleck, R/O and Ogefr Heinz Reinke, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
60 Agel, AugustUffz2/JG-53 (Italy), 3/JG-53 (1/45 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162181 "Yellow 3" (lost 1/31/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 510977 "Yellow 15" (lost 1/11/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 11 January, 1945 at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. HR-8, cause unknown. Injured in a takeoff crash from Maniago on 31 January, 1944.
61 Agricola, WalterUffz45/JG-3Bf 109F & G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 SE of Gardelegen on 6 March, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 at Wollin on 29 May, 1944. His 3rd, a P-51 5 km E of L'Aigle on 10 June, 1944. His 4th, a P-47 in the St. Andre area on 25 June, 1944.
62 Ahlbrandt, GustavUffz148/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20547 "Black 8" (lost 8/22/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 22 August, 1943 at Kuteinikowo, cause unknown. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 12 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 15 July, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 18 July, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG on 1 August, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG on 4 August, 1943. Nos. 6, 7 & 8, three LaGGs on 8 August, 1943. A 9th, a LaGG on 9 August, 1943. A 10th, a LaGG on 17 August, 1943. Nos 11, 12 & 13, Two Il-2s and a LaGG on 19 August, 1943. Alternate spelling: Ahlbrand, Gustaf.
63 Ahlers,GefrFl.ü.G.-1Bu 131D-2 Werk # 4267 (50% dam 3/14/44)Pilot BadgeInjured in a crash at Briest 14 March, 1944 due to pilot error on a delivery flight.
64 Ahlert, Hans JoachimLt5II/JG-77 (8/43 Italy), 6/JG-77 (1/44), 1/JG-27 (4/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18248 (lost 8/7/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 4 May, 1944. His Wk# 18248 was shot down by Italian flak on 7 August, 1943, location not reported, pilot OK. One known victory, a Spitfire on 27 January, 1944. A 2nd, a B-25 on 19 February, 1944. His 2nd per OKL, a B-24 at Wiener Neustadt on 12 April, 1944. One or two of the above may have been unconfirmed. A 3rd, a Final Destruction, a B-24 near Wiener Neustadt on 12 April, 1944. His 3rd per OKL, a B-17 (HSS) 5 km W of Munich on 24 April, 1944.
65 Ahnert,Uffz11/KGr-100Bf 109F or Bf 110 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bomber escort. One known victory, a Soviet LaGG-1 at Sevastopol on 22 May, 1942.
66 Ahnert, Heinrich Heinz WilhelmOfw4/29/1915 Ziegelheim bei Altenburg, Thüringen 573/JG-52 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13508 "Yellow 9" (lost 8/23/42)RK(8/23/42 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)
EP(2/23/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 August, 1942 after being hit by a Pe 2 rear gunner near Koptewo S.U.. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Ostende on 15 February, 1941. His 2nd, a Blenheim into the sea off Den Helder, N of Den Helder, on 9 June, 1941. His 3rd, a Blenheim N of Juist on 26 August, 1941. Nos.4 & 5, both Spitfires at Den Helder on 12 September, 1941. Most victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, an I-61 on 24 May, 1942. An SB-2 on 25 May, 1942. Two Pe-2s on 27 May, 1942; both in the Izyum area. A Hurricane on 29 June, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 2 August, 1942. Another LaGG-3 on 4 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 8 August, 1942. A Soviet Hurricane on 10 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 19 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 23 August, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 57 victories.
67 Ahola, L.HptmFinland1Kdr 2/LeLv-24 (6/41 SelB-239 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet SB-2 bomber of 41.SBAP on 1 December, 1939. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
68 Ahrend, HansUffz23/JG-2Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 S of Verdun on 14 October, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 at Rosendaal on 5 November, 1943.
69 Ahrendholz, HelmutOfw5/31/1915Drewitz7/KG-2 (Deelen)Do 217E-4 Werk # 4262 "U5 + KR" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 19 September, 1942 during aerial combat with a Beaufighter of RAF No. 219 Sq, piloted by Sq Ldr John Topham, crashing near the mouth of the Tyne. The black smoke and the red sparks were soon transformed into a ball of fire. The Do 217 dove straight into the sea from an altitude of 8000 feet. Remaining crew: Uffz Edgar Moll, Observer (KIA), Uffz Peter Hartmann, wireless operator (KIA) and Uffz Hans Woelke, mechanic (MIA). The body of Ahrendholz was recovered from the sea four miles off the river Tyne on 20 September, 1942, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, North Shields. In the 1960s, it was re-buried in the German War Cemetery at Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, Block 3, Gr 285.
70 Ahrendt, WernerLt19/JG-2 (11/41) Note: This may have been 9/JG-54, not JG-2Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8263 (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed 22 November, 1941 by "friendly" naval fire, 3 km south of Isigny, in the Cherbourg-Theville area. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire Valognes on 4 November, 1941.
71 Ahrens,Gefr13/JG-53 (12/44 S.U.)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 24 December, 1944.
72 Ahrens, ErichFhr43/JG-26 (3/43 S.U.), 7/JG-26 (10/44 Plantluenne)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 731751 "Brown 12" (dam), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210086 "Brown 6" (lost 1/1/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 1 January, 1945 (Operation Bodenplatte). Brought down in his "Brown 6" by AA fire at Lewedorp, west of Goes (Vrooneweg) (DeSwart), near Beveland, Holland. Captured immediately by Canadian troops, suffering light burns. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 N of Tennyuk on 16 March, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-3 on 21 April, 1943. A Pe-2 on 13 May, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 on 31 May, 1943. WIFA in his "Brown 12" when his forehead hit his gunsight during a force landing S of Borken on 2 October, 1944 due to engine failure.
73 Ahrens, EwaldUffz19/ZG-26Bf 110C
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Conflicting Claims List, a Morane 15 May, 1940, no location.
74 Ahrens, HeinzOfw9/1/1917Penzlin, Krs. Waren9/KG-2 (Eindhoven)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5547 "U5 + BT" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 7/8 March, 1943; believed shot down, during an attack on Southampton, by a Beaufighter of RAF No. 604 Sq., piloted by W/C Wood, 30 miles off the Sussex coast. Remaining crew: Uffz Rudolf Siegmund, Observer (MIA); Uffz Heinrich Knapp, R/O (KIA) and Fw Alfons Kurze, Gunner (MIA). Knapps body washed ashore at Ambleteuse, near Boulogne on 27 April, 1943.
75 Ahrens, Karl HeinzLt16/SG-4Fw 190F
EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire in the Giovanni Italy area, 15 December, 1943.
76 Ahrens, PeterLt11I/JG-26 (7/42), 3/JG-26 (7/43), 7/JG-26, 3/JG-26 (1/45)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550176 "Yellow 8" (lost 11/11/43), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210939 "Yellow 7" (dam 1/18/45), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 211011 "Yellow 11" (lost 3/4/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 4 March, 1945 northwest of Furstenau, cause not reported. Injured in a flying accident at Meppen on 18 January, 1945. WIA 11 November, 1943 during aerial combat 5 km SW of St Pol. One known western victory, his 5th, a Spitfire at Westkapelle on 25 July, 1943. His 6th, a B-17 (HSS) at Leerdam-Vucht on 28 July, 1943. Two B-17s near Ostmalle on 17 August, 1943, a Fw. at the time. His 9th, a B-17 "KN-4" 5 km SW of Goch on 5 November, 1943. His 10th, a P-51 of 364FG flown by Lt. Jack Gaston at Osnabrück on 26 November, 1944. Magnus.
77 Ahrens, RudolfLt9/7/19192/KG-1 He 111H-3 Werk # unk "V4 + GK" (lost 8/18/40) Bomber Operational Clasp POW 18 August, 1940 after his ac was damagedby fighters of Nos. 32 & 65 Sqs., and made a wheels up landing at Snargate, near Dymchurch, Kent. The crew destroyed the ac using an incendiary device. Remaining crew (POW): Ofw Ernst Katzmarski, Obs; Uffz Georg Schneider, R/O; Flg Kurt Natzke, Gnr and Uffz Helmut Gericke, Flt Engr (WIA & DOW 8/18/40). Gericke buried in the Hawkinge Cem., Plot O, Row 1, Gr 20 (D.Drury). Added: The pilot of No.65 Sq, was P/O Ernest Glaser (S.Youngs).
78 Ahrens, WernerOblt21/JG-27 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 6232 (lost 9/15/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 15 September, 1940 during aerial combat with British fighters over London; crashed into the Channel. Mombeek. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire at Dunkirk, 23 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at London on 9 September, 1940.
79 Aichele, ErwinHptm1901Stab I/JG-51Bf 109E-4 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 July, 1940 during aerial combat, crash landing on the Channel coast near the Audembert/Wissant airfield. Jager Blatt 6/2004. He attempted to make an emergency landing when the AC overturned and he was killed. At age 39 at the time, he was one of the oldest German fighter pilots.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Memorial to Aichele

!933 L-R: Fel Gudrun Pagge - Walter Oberst - Aichele - Theodore Osterkamp
80 Aichler, EgonOblt7/14/1918Rosenheim1 Instr duties until NJG-101 assign (8/44), 3/NJG-101 (10/44) Bf 110G-4, Ju 88, Do 17 (AC type lost 12/7/44 Unk)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4/45 (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" on 7 December, 1944, no location given. Added: Oblt Eichler lost the night of 6/7 December, 1944 at an undisclosed location in Cz. (LOCS).
81 Aichtholzer, ValentinGefrI/SG-77Fw 190F-8 Werk # 586809 (lost 3/26/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 26 march, 1945 after a force landing north of Sagan-Küpper due to engine damage.
82 Aickelin, Rudolf HerbertOfhr4/3/1924Stuttgart7/JG-2Bf 109G-14 Werk # 784014 (dam 12/23/44), Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330412 "Yellow 13" (lost 1/1/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945; sd by flak during Operation Bodenplatte in the Verviers/St Trond area. First buried in the US Cemetery at Henri Chapelle, Be, later Lommel, 24-55. Source: A. Rosseels & F. Braun. Injured 23 December, 1944; overturned on landing at Köln-Wahn
83 Aigen, ReinhardOfw5/20/1913Heidenheim7/KG-4He 111
RK(6/9/44 Post)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 19 September, 1943. Over 300 combat missions. May have been a Radio Operator.
84 Aigner, GustavUffz111/JG-3Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464118 "Yellow 13 + I" EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 December, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-47 in the Cologne-Malmedy area. His remains have never been found. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a P-47 at Altenkirchen on 17 December, 1944.
85 Aistleitner, JohannHptm3/8/1921Salzburg, Austria131/JG-26 (6/41), Stab III/JG-26 (8/42), Stfkpt in III/JG-26 (9/42), Stfkpt 5/JG-26 (1/44)Bf 109E in 1 Staffel, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5290 (20% dam 10/20/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 681 (25% dam 9/30/42), Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530734 "White 9" (lost 1/14/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound BadgeFighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 January, 1944 in "White 9" during aerial combat with a P-47 of 4FG near Montdidier, France. Injured during a landing at Wevelghem after a non-combat flight on 30 September, 1942. Uninjured by enemy fire on 20 October, 1942 in his A-3. His 1st victory, a Hurricane northwest of Boulogne on 17 June, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire 10 km northwest of Cape Gris Nez on 8 July, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire 10 km north of Gravelines/Calais on 23 July, 1941. His 4th, a Spitfire between Calais and Cape Blanc Nez on 21 August, 1941. His 5th, a Spitfire 20 km northeast of Margate on 28 February, 1942. His 10th, a Spitfire into the sea off Cape Gris Nez on 27 August, 1942. Two B-17s over the Zuider Zee on 11 January, 1944. Magnus Report. Bowers/Lednicer, 12 victories.


June 1942: L-R: Borris - Phillip - Gruenliger - Priller - Aistleitner - Mietusch - Ruppert
86 Ala-Panula, V.Finland1Fighter unit, Russia 1941-1944Bf 109GFighter Operational ClaspHis one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 over Vellivaara on 9 August, 1944. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
87 Alakoshi, KlausFinland1Fighter unitBf 109 most likely EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory a Soviet LaGG 3 of 13 IAP at Lavansaari on 21 May, 1943. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey.
88 Alander, RolfObltStfkpt Stab/KG-26 (Aalborg West)He 111H-5 Werk # 3655 "1H + AA" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 11 March, 1941 during an operation, crashing at sea off the east coast of Scotland. Remaining crew: Uffz Peter Wähner, Observer (KIA); Fw Werner Meyer, R/O (MIA) and Fw August Dether, Mech (MIA). Source: SIG Norway. Per Stankey & DeZeng, one unnamed crew KIA the other three POW. Added: The VDK database shows the location of Uffz Wähner as "missing at sea", and is remembered on the Laboe Naval Memorial. The three survivors were rescued by a trawler (D.Drury).
89 Albers, HansUffz11/22/1922Ochtrup3/JGr-Süd, 4/JG-53 (4/44/Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410312 (lost 4/8/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 April, 1944 while intercepting US bombers, when he was shot down by US fighters and crashed into a woods at Gluesingen Germany. Joined the Luftwaffe in August, 1941.
90 Albers, Karl10/20/1920Dorsten1/SAG-128Fw 190A (lost 12/31/43)Observer Operational Clasp KIC 31 December, 1943 near the Brest/Guipavas airfield, cause not given. Buried Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Block 9/16/387. Source: A. Rosseels.
91 Albers, WalterLtII/StG-2Ju 87D-5 Werk # 649 (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
KIFA 22 August, 1943; a collision, no further detail. DK-G Awards List
92 Albers, WernerUffz1/3/1919JFS-Altenburg (5/43), 8/JG-301 (Gross- sachsenheim)Fw 58 (dam 5/22/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440990 (lost 4/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 25 April, 1944; crashed at Grosssachsenheim after combat, cause unknown, buried Harburg Grave 397. Injured in a force landing while in training on 22 May, 1943.
93 Albert, ErnstLtI/ZG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6108 (lost 8/24/43)Destroyer Operational ClaspHe and R/O, Uffz Gerhard Büttner, were killed in a crash landing 24 August, 1943. They crashed and burned west of Bordenau due to an engine fire. Bf 110 Loss List
94 Albert, FranzFw17/JG-3Bf 109E
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane west of Abbeville, 7 June, 1940.
95 Alberti, HelmutLt10/NJG-3 (Aalborg)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360144 "D5 + KX" (lost 9/13/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 13 September, 1943 when, on a calibration flight for radar, his right engine caught fire out over the sea, and Alberti tried to make it back to land. The AC crashed at Vester Hjulskov Denmark, east of Jerslev. Alberti had bailed out too low an altitude, for his body was found near the wreckage. He was buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 18 September. Remaining crew: The unnamed R/O bailed safely near Jerslev. The Mechanic, Gefr Otto Kramm, bailed out before the Ju 88 reached the coast and landed in the sea where he drowned. His body was recovered on 15 September, 1943, and he was buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 19 September, 1943. Source: Air War over Denmark.
96 Albertz,1III/JG-52 (5/44)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 29 May, 1944, while serving with W. Batz.
97 Albrecht, DietrichLt12/29/1918Königsmark2(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L. Do 215B Werk # Unk (dam 3/2/41), Ju 88A-5 Werk # Unk (lost 6/29/41) Wound Badge, Observer Operational Clasp KIA 29 June, 1941 following combat, and making a force landing at the airfield at Insterburg Germany (now Chernyakhovsk Russia). Remaining crew (KIA): Lt Johannes Brunners, Obs; Uffz Gustav Ott, R/O and Uffz Paul Reime, Gnr.. The four deceased are buried in a single grave in the Ger War Cem. at Chernyakhovsk Russia. Earlier, on 2 March, 1941, he was injured when making a crash landing at Evreux, Eure, France due to engine damage or failure. Remaining crew: Lt Herbert Zoch, Obs (Inj); Uffz Hans Klausnitzer, R/O and Gefr Ernst Schneider, Gnr, dispositions on the latter two unknown (D.Drury).
98 Albrecht, EgonHptm5/19/1918Curitiba, Brazil256 & 1/ZG-1 (2/42 S.U.), 4/ZG-1 (12/42 S.U.), 9/ZG-76, II/SKG-210, Kdr II/ZG-1 (10/43), Kdr IV/JG-53 (7/44), Kdr III/JG-76 (8/44)Bf 110 Werk # 3666 80% dam 12/19/42; belly landing Krasnodar S.U., non cmbt flight, both crew injured) in ZG-1, Bf 109G-14 Wk# 460593 "Black 21 + I" (lost 8/25/44)
RK(5/22/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/3/42)
EP(9/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer & Fighter Oper. Clasps
KIA 25 August, 1944 in aerial combat over Beauvais, east of St Claude/Creil, with a P-38 of the 474th FG, while returning from a mission. He bailed but from too low an altitude. His body was robbed of all his possessions by the French Maquis. He had several 4 engine victories. One known victory, his first known Soviet, an R-5 1 km SW of Wjerchowje on 8 February, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 4 July, 1942. A Yak-1 and an I-153 on 25 July, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 1 August, 1942. An I-153 on 23 August, 1942. A DB-3 on 24 August, 1942. An I-15 on 23 September, 1942. An I-153 on 31 October, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 5 November, 1942. A western victory, a B-24 S of Pilsen (Bohemia) on 22 February, 1944. Another, a B-24 40 km NNW of Brück on 25 February, 1944. A B-24 E of Wiener Neustadt on 12 April, 1944. A B-24 NW of Pressburg and a 2nd B-24 at Stockerau, on 26 June, 1944.
99 Albrecht, EmilOfw48/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12881 "Black 1 + I" (lost 12/16/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 December, 1942 cause and location unknown. One known victory, a Soviet IL-2 on 22 August, 1942. Nos. 2 & 3, both Il-2s in the Olenino area on 29 October, 1942. A 4th, a MiG-3 15 km S of Subzoff on 10 December, 1942.
100 Albrecht, HeinzOfw64/JG-11 (6/44 France), 5/JG-11 (2/45), 1/JG-11 (5/45)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441167 "White 7" (Dam 6/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 2 May, 1945, reason unknown, in the area of Neustadt/Gleve. Mombeek MIA List. WIA 10 June, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 in the Amiens area. His 1st & 2nd victories, Il-2s on 17 February, 1945.

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