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1 Jordan, FranzFwStab/JG-27 (Greece 41)Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspKIA April 1941 during the campaign in Greece. Served under the command of Obstlt. Wolfgang Schellmann.
2 Schellmann, HolmMaj8/19/1906Stfkpt 1/Kü.Fl.Gr-406 (10/37), Kdr KGr-126 (8/40), Kdr I/KG-28 (12/40-6/41), var Staff Pos to 4/44; released from active dutyHe 111H-3
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/30/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
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3 Schellmann, WolfgangObstlt3/2/1911Kassel14Stfkpt 1.J/88, IV/JG-132 (39), Kdr II/JG-2 (9/40-10/40 Beaumont le Roger), Kdr JG-27 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109B-1 "6-51" in Spain, Bf 109E-7 Werrk # 4198 "< - +", Bf 109E-7 Werk # 4189 "<<" (lost 6/22/41)

Spanish Cross-Br

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA (and presumed killed) 22 June, 1941 in Wk# 4189 in the vicinity of Kamenki, near Grodno, S.U., after being rammed by an I-153 Chayka bi-plane of the 127th Fighter Aviation Regt., flown by Lt Petr Kuzmin. Kuzmin was killed and Schellmann bailed successfully, although his fate has remained a mystery. Obermaier suggests he was shot by the NKVD. 150 missions. Plus 12 victories in Spain, second only to the highest scorer in Spain, Werner Mölders. 12 victories in the West and 1 victory in the East, an I-16 on 22 June, 1941. His first victory, a Hurricane at Couly, 5 km east of Rethel, 15 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Lysander southeast of Brüssels, 17 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Lysander W of Tournai on 19 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Furnes, E of Dunkirk on 31 May, 1940. His 5th, a Lysander at Dunkirk on 1 June, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Dunkirk on 2 June, 1940. His 7th, a Morane 406 at Compiegne on 3 June, 1940. His 8th, a Blenheim N of Le Harve on 18 July, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire at Warmwell on 25 August, 1940. No.10, a Spitfire at Wareham on 27 August, 1940. Barbarossa pilot. Also served in I/JG-77 in September, 1939, in Poland, prior to JG-2 assignment.

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