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1 Grünthal, OttomarUffz1/10/19202/KG-66Ju 88S-1 Werk # 140580 "Z6 + DL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 31 August, 1943; crashed during a sound-proofing (?) mission, 8.5 km east of Villaroche, by Petit Plessig, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIA): Lt Karl Reitzenstein, geb 6/5/1919, Obs; Uffz Josef Ries, geb 2/11/1918, R/O and Gefr Karl Marschall, geb 1/20/1922, 1/Wart. Source: B.Bines.
2 Hoffmann,Uffz9/JG-2 (Caen France)Bf 109F-2 "Yellow 10 + I"Fighter Operational ClaspJabo Staffel at Caen. Source: Ries.
3 Holl, KarlOgefr10/KG-6Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550511 (lost 6/20/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 20 June, 1944 at Südgellersen while on a training flight, cause not reported. Remaining crew (KIC): Obs Fw Erich Gailmeister; R/O Ogefr Heimz Ries and Gnr Gefr Klaus Ohlendorf.
4 Klein, HansFw109/JG-52 (Tschlinka S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7037 "Yellow +^^" EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Ries Rudder text.
5 Riehs, GeorgUffz8/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160349 "Black 3" (lost 11/3/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 3 November, 1943 during aerial combat with P-38 escorts at Neuharlingersiel, in the Emden area. No known grave. Source: J. Geensen. Alternate spelling: Ries (Geensen).
6 Ries,Bf 109GFighter Operational ClaspKnown to have crashed in the Humsbusch woodlands at Medernach Luxembourg. Further detail appreciated.
7 Ries, EduardOfw32/JG-302 (1/44), 3/JG-302 (6/44)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 1st known victory, a "4 mot" over Berlin on 3 January, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" on 28 January, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 NW of Budapest on 27 June, 1944.
8 Ries, GünterOfhr13/KG-30 (Aalborg West)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2141 "4D + AX" (damaged)Wound Badge(5/17/44)
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 17 May, 1944 when, while on a training flight, he was attacked by American P-51s and made an emergency landing in a field southwest of Hjallerup Denmark. Remaining crew: Ogefr Hermann Asendorf, Obs, (WIA); Ogefr August Püster, R/O (WIA) and Ogefr Leopold Winkler, Gunner (KIA) and buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 24 May, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
9 Ries, HansOblt2/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # xxx249 (lost 11/22/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 22 November, 1944 at Dönitz while on a delivery flight (JG-6 List)
10 Ries, HansOblt3/2/1908Mannheim9/StG-1 (Med)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5864 "J9 + YL" (lost 3/23/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 23 March, 1941 after being hit by flak at Valletta. His unnamed R/O KIA. Ju 87 Loss List. Added: Pilot buried in the St Michele Cem., Cagliari, Sardinia (German Losses Over Malta).
11 Ries, HeinrichUffz2/ZG-76Bf 110G-2 Werk # 150114 (lost 10/4/43)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
WIA 4 October, 1943 during aerial combat at Lieblos, he bailed safely. His R/O, Uffz Heinz Grimm, also WIA, was also able to bail safely.
12 Ries, HelmutUffz6/JG-2 (Channel)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3816 (lost 5/17/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 May, 1941 due to an engine fire 5 km south of Shoreham. Crashed into the Channel off Le Harve. Alternate spelling: Riess.
13 Ries, HerbertOfhr11/JG-2 (8/44)Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational Clasp
14 Ries, OswaldLt2/ZG-1Bf 110 Werk # 3991 "S9 + RK" (lost 8/1/42), Bf 110D Werk # 3807 "S9 + JK" (lost 10/3/42), Bf 110C-5 Werk # 2122 "S9 + RK" (lost 12/18/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA 18 December, 1942 in Russia, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 4958, cause unknown. His unnamed gunner also MIA. MIA (earlier) on 3 October, 1942 after being hit by flak in Russia, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 49243, and must have returned since I found a December 1942 entry, also in the Bf 110 Loss List. Wk# 3991 reported lost 1 August, 1942 near Popo Russia due to flak, crew returned. Bf 110 Loss List

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