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1 Wiesniewski, JohannOblt2/KG-3, 1/KG-3 (9/42 S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2190 "5K + LH" (lost 9/27/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/5/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA with unnamed crew 27 September, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2 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.
3 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.
4 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
5 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
6 Ambos, Johann "Hans"Oblt12/5/19209/StG-1(6/41), TO I/SG-5 ('44), Stffüh I/SG-5 (10/44), Stfkpt 6/SG-2 ('45)Ju 87,Fw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/5/42), EP(3/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
7 Angleitner, JohannLt4/3/1919KriegwaldWekusta 1Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0786 (dam 9/26/41)Wound Badge, Meteorological Operational ClaspWIA 26 September, 1941 at Raskopolya (aka Korovye Selo), south of Pskov, Russia, cause unknown. The pilot was transferred to the field hospital at Tartu, where he died of his wounds. He is buried in the german War cem at Tartu. Remaining crew: Gefr E.Rausch, R/O (WIA) and Gefr G.Hartmann, Gnr (disp unk) (D.Drury).
8 Arndt, JohannOblt7/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 3/18/44 near Neuweilenau/Merzhausen)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
9 Artinger, JohannFw2/JG-4 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332557 "Green 1" (lost 2/7/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 February, 1945 during aerial combat at Guben. Crash landed at Fürstenberg (JG-4 List).
10 Badum, Johannes "Hans"Lt3/2/1921Ruthweiler, Saar54Erg/JG-27, 6/JG-77 (6/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 6/JG-77 (12/42 Med)Bf 109F-4 (5/42), Bf 109G2 Werk # 10727 "Yellow 7" (lost 1/12/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/19/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 January, 1943 in his "Yellow 7" in aerial combat with P-38s SW of Giordani, near Tripoli. 300+ combat missions. 51 victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, his 8th overall, a LaGG-3 on 2 June, 1942. His 9th, an I-153 on 5 June, 1942. A 10th, an I-16 Rata on 6 June, 1942. His 22nd & 23rd, both Il-2s on 26 July, 1942. Three Il-2 on 28 July, 1942. A 27th, a Pe-2 on 29 July, 1942. A 28th & 29th, a Pe-2 and a DB-7 on 6 August, 1942. Two Soviet P-40s on 12 August, 1942. Six LaGG-3s on 13 August, 1942! Two LaGG-3s on 18 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 25 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 3 September, 1942. Two Il-2s on 5 September, 1942. A P-39 on 14 September, 1942. His earlier victories were probably scored over Malta. Two known Desert victories, both P-40s in N. Africa on 20 December,1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 54 victories.
11 Bargen, Johann Hans vonHptm10/14/1914Malente, GremsmühlenI/StG-3, 1/SG-3 (Finland '44), Kdr I/SG-3Ju 87D-5 "S7 + OH", Fw 190F

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/19/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 6 July, 1944 during his second attack on Soviet troops in Aeyraepaeae Finland, receiving a direct flak hit during the dive, crashing and burning. Also killed , was his faithful R/O Ofw Wilhelm Becker. 400+ missions. Another source (Finland Aviation Museum) names his R/O as Albert Becker.
12 Bauer, JohannOfw811/JG-3 (4/44), 12/JG-3 (5/44), 13/JG-3 (9/44)Bf 109G-6EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, his 1st and 2nd, both B-17s in the Nauen area, W of Berlin, on 18 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. A 4th, a B-17 at Mügeln, S of Oschatz, on 11 September, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 (HSS) 50 km S of Halle on 7 October, 1944. A 6th, a B-17 NW of Halle on 2 November, 1944. A 7th (referred to as 6th by OKL), a B-24 at Hunsrück on 2 December, 1944. An 8th (referred to as his 7th by OKL), a B-26 at Büllingen-Stavelot on 23 December, 1944. Magnus Report.
13 Bauernfeind, JohannOgefr19/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13312 "Yellow 1 + I (lost 5/21/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 21 May, 1942, cause and location not reported.His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 20 May, 1942.
14 Baumer, JohannFw1912FlugzeugführerKIA 30 November, 1943. Source: Obit Card on Epier.
15 Baumgartner, HeinrichFw11/KG-26 (Lübeck-Blankensee)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142450 "1H + LW" (lost 6/14/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew 14 June, 1944 when their ac was reported to have crashed into the Baltic Sea, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Gefr Hans Dehler (MIA), Ogefr Hans Heinrich Gellert (possibly Johann Heinrich Gellert buried Höxter Gr 8) and Gefr Alfred Janik (MIA) (D.Drury).
16 Baur, Johann HansLt4/24/1897 Führer Kurier Staffel (Hitlers Chief Pilot) Fw 200 "26 + 00" best known of Hitlers planes, Ju 52 & Various
EK 1 & 2
Liason or Transport Operational Clasp
Russian POW in May, 1945. Released after 10 years in Russian captivity along with Hajo Hermann, Hermann Graf, Ferdinand Schoerner, Hartmann and Wiese. A WWI ace with 6 victories in 160 Observer missions, and post war Commercial pilot, he became a Party member in 1926 and in 1932 began piloting Hitler. So impressed by Baur, Hitler kept his loyal and trusted pilot until his death in 1945. Baur was an Oberführer in the SS, as was Heydrich. Believed to be a Lt General in the Post-war Luftwaffe. Deceased 17 February, 1993.
17 Beck, JohannOfw114/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 784980 "Black 1" (dam 12/3/44) & "White 13" EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 3 December, 1944 after being hit by flak in the Aachen area. One known victory, a P-51 at Strasbourg on 25 November, 1944. The JG-4 List indicated that Beck was WIA.
18 Becker, KarlUffz8/KG-30 (Schiphol)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 5014 "5J + US" (lost 10/29/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 29 October, 1940 during a minelaying operation over the Thames, no cause reported. Remaining crew (MIA): Obs Oblt Johann Schubert; R/O Uffz Kurt Kaufmann and Gnr Ogefr Wilhelm Knau.
19 Beetz, WilhelmOgefr12/19/19174/NJG-2 (Channel)Ju 88C-4 Werk # 0345 "R4 + BM" (lost 4/17/41) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew at the Gothic House Farm, Thorney, Cambridgshire 17 April, 1941; cause unknown, may have been shot down by another I/NJG-2 aircraft (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: A more precise crash location is the Hurns Farm, Gedney Hill, Lincolnshire. The wreck was buried here in soft ground until recovery in 1978, including thr remains of three crewmen. The three deceased buried CC, Blk 8, Row 7. Remaining crew: Gefr Rudolf Kronika Gr 165 w/pilot Beetz and Gefr Johann Mittag Gr 166 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
20 Behr, JohannOfw7/7/1916Köln2/KG-40He 177A-3 Werk # 535672 "F8 + ??" (lost 12/25/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew at "La Fontaine de Keriaquel", Pont Scorff, on 25 December, 1943, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all bur Pornichet Cem, Blk 9, Row 30): Ogefr Josef Förster (geb 9/9/1909 Schiorke, Gr 907); Fw Werner Götze (geb 7/20/1918 Hamburg-Altona, Gr 909) and Ofw Kurt Wyborny (geb 5/23/1914 Stargard, Gr 911). Pilot Ofw Behr buried Grave 910 (absa3945).
21 Beil, LorenzFw4/18/1916Holzkirchen6/ZG-2 Bf 110D-0 Werk # 3269 "A2 + KL" (lost 9/2/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 2 September, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing at Vensons Farm, Eastry, near Sandwich, Kent. His unnamed gunner also KIA (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: Fw Beil buried CC, Blk 9, Row 6, Gr 37 (joint) with his R/O, Ogefr Johann Oehl (geb 6/10/1918 Bonn) (Luftwaffe Graves Record).
Cannock Chase
22 Beisiegel, GeorgOblt12/11/19133(F)/123 (Langendiebach) Do 17P-1 "4U + IL" (lost 4/8/40) Observer Operational Clasp Killed during an observation mission near Niederrodenbach on 8 April, 1940. He either accidentally struck the ground or an obstacle. His Obs, Ogefr Johann Schadl was also killed.
23 Betzold, JohannUffz9/SG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 110808 "S2 + FT" (lost 10/17/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 17 October, 1943 at Pljashi due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
24 Bieger, OttoOblt7/KG-30 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7024 "4D + AR" (lost 10/3/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 3 October, 1940; His Ju 88 crashed into the North Sea by Schouwen Holland due to engine failure. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Karl Heilmeier, Gefr Dietrich Bauer and Gefr Johann Herndeck. (DeSwart & Wings to Victory)
25 Blameuser, JohannFw1/27/1917SolingenStab/StG-1Ju 87B Werk # 5447 "A5 + HA" (lost 9/5/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 5 September, 1940; crashed at Brias/Pas-de-Calais, cause unknown. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Kurt Elsner. Both are buried in the German War Cem. at Bourdon, Blk 18, Row 9; Blameuser in Gr 348, Elsner in Gr 346 (D.Drury).
26 Blattermann, ErnstFw1(F)/120 (Vaernes) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144195 "A6 +FH" (lost 10/24/42) Observer Operational Clasp KIC 24 October, 1942; crashed and exploded on the island of Tautra, 15km N of Trondheim during a non-operational flight, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all KIC): Lt Gerhard Pfhul, Observer; Uffz Helmut Hack, R/O and Fw Johann Prager, Gunner. In addition, one civilian was also killed. Source: SIG Norway & Observer Loss List. Alternate spelling: Blattmann.
27 Blumör,Fw29/JG-300Bf 109G-6
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 N of the Bodensee on 16 July, 1944. A 2nd, a B-24 (HSS) SW of Munich on 21 July, 1944. This may be Johann Blumör, later in JG-54.
28 Blumör, JohannOfw14/JG-54Fi 156 Werk# 5649 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 September, 1944 over Lohnde. No further detail known.
29 Bögel, RobertFw10/25/1916Altona1/Kü.Fl.Gr.-506Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1528 (lost 5/4/42)Meteorological Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew 4 May, 1942, cause unknown. Remaining crew KIC, bur War Cem Marigny, Blk 2): Lt.z.See Roman Wallner (geb 7/9/1920 Vienna), bur Row 51, Gr 1968; Ogefr Johann Biebl (geb 3/3/1918 Dessau), bur Row 51, Gr 1976 and Fw Bögel bur Row 49, Gr 1890 (absa3945).
30 Böhm, Johann "Hans"Lt9/22/19194/JG-51 Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1162 "White 4" (lost 7/8/40) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 8 July, 1940 after a Spitfire piloted by Sgt E.A. Mould of RAF No. 74 Sq. hit his radiator and he made a forced landing on the slopes of Bladbean Hill, above the village of Elham, in Kent. He suffered a slight head injury when he made the force landing. He was the first Luftwaffe fighter pilot to be shot down over England, (but not including losses at sea). Source: John Weal. Alternate spelling: Boehm.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Böhm's 109 after crashing

Broome Park, Denton, following the forced-landing of his Messerschmitt Bf 109E
31 Böhmerle, ManfedUffzII/KG-53 (Verdun)He 111 (lost 8/28/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 28 August, 1944 during aerial combat between Saarhölzbach and Mettlach. Remaining crew (KIA): Obs Ogefr Johann Groschan; R/O Uffz Erich Schmidt; Engr Ogefr Friedrich Fahrenbach and 2nd Obs Ogefr Günter Klingbeil.
32 Böhmke, Karl HeinzUffz12/31/1918Altenessen Fliegerwaffenschule (See), Parow Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3760 (lost 11/14/43) Maritime Operational Clasp KIC 14 November, 1943 when his ac made involuntary ground contact at Dedelow, Brandenburg, Germany. The crew of this ac were from Kampfbeobachterschule 4. Remaining crew (KIC): Gefr Horst Eisen, Obs student; Uffz Walter Johann Slopianka, R/O and Uffz Wilhelm Schulenburg. Uffz Böhmke is buried in a single grave, Wuppertal-Vohwinkel Katholischer Friedhof. Gefr Eisen is buried in Stuttgart Waldfriedhof, Blk 32G, Gr 16787. Uffz Slopianka has not yet been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is understood to exist at Ruciane Nida, Warmian-Masurian, Voivodeship, Poland. No burial listing for Uffz Schulenburg (D.Drury & Erik Mombeek).
33 Bohnen, JohannOfw3(H)/21Bf 110G
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
34 Bolte, JohannFw8/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # Unk "A1 + ES" (lost 7/12/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 12 July, 1940 after his ac was sd over the sea by Hurricanes of No.17 Sq., piloted by P/O Kenneth Manger & Sgt Glyn Griffiths. The ac crashed into the sea near Aldeburgh Light, off the coast of Suffolk. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Wittwitz, Obs (KIA, bur CC/1/2/69); Fw Karl Hartmann, R/O (WIA/POW); Gefr Helmut Tonn, Gnr (KIA, bur at sea) and Gefr Eugen Wagner, Gnr (MIA, believed KIA) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
35 Boltendahl, JohannGefr1923Rellinghausen, HessenJG-104 (Fürth)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 782219 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 15 September, 1944 when he collided with another Bf 109G-6, Wk# 412533, piloted by Gefr Heinrich Schwerte while on a training flight over Ansbach. They both crashed by Schlauersbach, between Lichtenau and Windsbach in the district of Ansbach. Both men were buried in the Ansbach Cemetery. Their ACs were recovered from their soggy graves in 1999. Jager Blatt article.
36 Bonn, JohannOgefrNAGr.-1Fw 189A-2 Werk # 125272 (60% dam 8/13/43)Wound Badge
Night Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 13 August, 1943 by enemy return fire SW of Krassny-Lutsch Russia. One other unnamed crewman was also WIA. Obs Loss List
37 Boor, OttoUffzIII/KG-2 (Arnhem-Deelen)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5351 "U5 + DV" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA at Sea 18 July, 1942. Remaining crew: Oblt Otto Waldmann, Nav (MIA); Uffz Sepp Oberleitner, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Johann Chmela (geb.3 May, 1920), Mech. Chmelas body washed ashore on the Island of Fano Denmark. He was buried 22 September, 1942 in Fovrfelt Cemetery, Grave 21, Esbjerg Denmark. Source: Air War over Denmark.
38 Boos, JohannOfw8/1/1915Ney1(H)/14 (4/39), 8/KG-55 (12/39), 9/KG-55 (2/41), 14(Eis)/KG-55 (2/43)He 111H-16 Werk # 8529 "G1 + AY" (lost 5/16/43)
RK(10/9/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/10/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 16 May, 1943, on his 416th combat mission in the East hit by Soviet flak. Remaining crew (POW): Ofw Helmuth Wagner, Obs; Ofw Gustav Samorski, R/O; Uffz Eberhard Rode, Flt Engr and Uffz Kurt Rothert Gnr.. They headed for German lines after force landing, but after three days, they were captured by Soviet troops. He was the last pilot to escape from the besieged Stalingrad Pocket after flying a supply mission, and evacuating casualties on the way out. Released 2 June, 1948. Deceased 20 December, 2003, Kratzenburg.
39 Braukmeier, Ernst AugustOblt3/12/1923AdenauStab II/KG-4He 111H-20 Werk # 700026 "5J + EC" (lost 1/30/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. Added: KIA 30 January, 1945 during the Budapest airlift, crashing at Kethely, SE of Keszthely Hungary, cause, engine malfunction during an operation. The pilot and Observer, Uffz Paul Renz were killed and buried in a single grave in Györ Hungary, no further detail. Remaining crew (injured): Uffz Günter Müller, R/O; Uffz Heinz Bieber, Flt Engr/Gnr and Uffz Johann Hinrichs, Gnr (D.Drury).
40 Brierklein, LudwigUffz5/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1746 "4D + LN" (lost 5/18/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 May, 1942; failer to return from a mission to Murmansk, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Johann Roseberger, Observer (MIA); Ogefr Fritz Krükgerle, Gunner (MIA) and Ogefr Josef Huber, Mech (WIA). Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Briesslein (Ju 88 Loss List). Breisslein seems more Germanic.
41 Brunmayr, AloisUffz6/3/1920Waizenkirchen4/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5323 (lost 11/14/43) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 14 November, 1943; crash landed at Goldbach due to engine failure. Remaining crew (KIC): R/O Uffz Erich Hinz (geb 11/4/1923 Dachshausen) and Engr Ogefr Johann Lescher (geb 1/29/1919 Faid, Kochem).
42 Brünnler, JohannLt1II/JG-1, 7/JG-51 (2/44 S.U.)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680552 "Black 18" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 June, 1944 during aerial combat with six P-51s at Chateaudun, near Caen. His body was found in the wreckage. No known grave. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-7 on 21 February, 1944.
43 Bruns, JohannGefr8/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 731080 "Black 9" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Wounded 27 July, 1944 in "Black 9" over Evreux-Caen France. No further detail known.
44 Buhl, Adolf JohannOblt2/13/1914Nenzingen92.J/88 Legion Condor, 1(J)/LG-2 (5/40), Stfkpt in 1(J)/LG-2 (Channel)Bf 109B (in Spain), Bf 109E-3 Werk # 0702 "White 9 + x" (7/40 St Ingelvert), Bf 109E-7 Werk # 2062 (lost 9/27/40)
Spanish Cross

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 27 September, 1940 over the English Channel. One victory in Spain, an I-16. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Le Cateau, 18 May, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, both Hurricanes; one at Etaples, the other at Lens/Arras, 21 June, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire near Dover on 24 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire near London on 31 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire on 2 September, 1940, no location. His 7th, a Spitfire in the London/Ashford area on 6 September, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire near Maidstone on 7 September, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire at Dover on 23 September, 1940. Magnus.
45 Busch, JoachimOblt9/24/19203/KG-66Do 217M-1 Werk # 722898 "C6 + IL" (slight dam)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIC 13 November, 1943; while on the night exercise over Köthen, he developed right engine trouble and made a force landing by Piethon, Krs Köthen. Remaining crew (WIC): Ofw August Windisch, geb 4/7/1919, Obs and Uffz Johann Schadt, geb 5/15/1921, Mechanic. Source: B.Bines.
46 Büttner, ErichFw1/KG-26He 111H-4 Werk # 6962 "1H + AH" (lost 9/11/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 11 September, 1940 after his ac was sd by Hurricanes and crashed at Cripps Corner, Sussex. Remaining crew: Hptm Wolfgang Künstler, Stfkpt 1/KG-26 (POW): Uffz Walter Schang, Obs (KIA, bur CC/4/14/192); Uffz Johann Schäfer, R/O (KIA, bur CC/4/14/195) and Uffz Erich Schmidt, Flt Engr (POW). It is unclear what position Hptm Kunstler may have held (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
47 Cenkier, JohannLt2/22/19114/NJG-1Bf 110 Werk # 3193 (lost)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 27 March, 1942, crashing at Purnode, buried Lommel, Block 21/67. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
48 Chzilarsch, KarlUffz10/18/19106/KG-27He 111H-6 Werk # 7848 "1G + NP" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 November, 1942 as a result of flak damage and crashing 20 km NW of Klitzkaja, near Stalingrad. Remaining crew(MIA): Maj Georg Friedrich Altvater, Observer; FW Alfred Mayer, R/O; Uffz Johann Janksch, mechanic and Ogefr Erich Engwicht, gunner. Jager Blatt 2/2001 & 1/2002.
49 Clässen, JohannFw9/21/1920Rheydt715(Sturm)/JG-3Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 682943 "Yellow 3"
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 25 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-51s of the 478th FG in the Eupen Belgium area, 30 km east of Liege and 40 km north of St Vith. Also found on Mombeek MIA List, ("Aerial combat, area of Liege-St. Vith"). His 1st victory, a B-17 at Arterm-Querfurt on 11 September, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 N of Berlin on 12 September, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 NE of Kölleda on 7 October, 1944. His 4th & 5th, both B-17s NW of Halle on 2 November, 1944. His 6th, a B-26 at Büllingen-Stavelot on 23 December, 1944. His 7th, a B-17 (HSS) in the Ardennes sector on 24 December, 1944.
50 Clemm von Hohenberg, Dieter-Hans Major9/27/1915MannheimStab/KG-55 (5/40), Stfkpt 12/KG-55 (3/42), Kdr II/LG-1 (5/44)He 111P-2 "G1 + GA" (lost 5/13/40), He 111H, Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550445 (lost 6/30/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/3/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 30 June, 1944 when his A-4 crashed near Wiesbaden during a transfer flight for reasons that were unexplained. Remaining crew (KIC): Ofhr Erich Kad, Obs; Uffz Hans Meier, R/O and Uffz Roman Drole, Gnr.. French POW briefly with his crew when his P-2 was sd 13 May, 1940 by a Hurricane of No.1 Sq., piloted by F/O Les Clisby at Courlommes-les-Marqueny, south of Charleville-Mezieres. Remaining crew: Fw Willi Wolter, Obs (Shot resisting arrest & died); Ogefr Johann Bell, R/O (WIA & DOW same day); Gefr Oskar Männer, Gnr (POW) and Uffz Hans Ströbl, Flt Engr (POW). The deceased are buried at Noyers-Maugis (Fr) War Cem,, Block 3; Bell Gr 697 and Wolter Gr 565 (D.Drury).
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Posthumous award to Clemm von Hohenberg

Baden-Baden, Stadtkreis Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
51 Conrad, JohannUffz12/Aufkl.Gr., Ob.d.L., 2/NAGr-4Bf 109F or Bf 110
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet MiG-3 S of Lipezk on 26 June, 1942.
52 Cuk, GustavLtII/StG-3 (Tunisia) Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2987 "S7 + HM" (lost 2/15/43) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew 15 February, 1943 at St Marie du Zit due to flak (Ju 87 Loss List). Added: He is buried in the German War Cem., Bordj-Cedria, next to Ofw Johann Mraz (Simon Hickey)
53 Czipin, Johann HansUffz7/13/19122/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260523 "Z6 + EK" (lost 4/18/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 April, 1944 while becoming lost while changing base location. He was intercepted by Typhoons of RAF No. 266 Sq. and shot down, crashing at Exbury House, near Beaulieu, Hants, killing the crew and the Ground Crew, also onboard. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Johann Krause, geb 6/24/1920, Obs; Uffz Robert Schultes, geb 5/26/1924, R/O; Ogefr Hans Ehrhardt, geb 3/20/1922, Gunner; Uffz E. Wysetzki, geb 5/7/1921, Gunner; Gefr Edgar Vester, geb 9/3/1923, Wart and Ogefr Leonhard Schwingenstein, geb 3/17/1921, Wart.
54 Daminger, JohannUffz1/StG-3 (Africa)Ju 87R-4 Trop Werk # 6230 (lost 5/31/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis Wk# 6230 reported lost 31 May, 1942 at El Adem after being shot down by enemy fighters, crew returned. Ju 87 Loss List
55 Daniel, Johann WolfgangFhr12/27/192411/JG-2Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600410 (lost 2/28/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 28 February, 1945 during aerial combat at Neuberg, west of Eisenach, bailed safely.
56 Danninger, JohannUffz1/StG-3 (Africa)Ju 87R-4 Trop Werk # 6220 "S7 + BH" (lost 6/20/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 20 June, 1942 at El Adem due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
57 Deisinger, RaimundOfw8/18/1914Vienna7/KG-51 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6229 "9K + FR" (lost 6/22/41) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 22 June, 1941, day one of Operation Barbarossa, vicinity Tarnopol, cause unknown; three others unnamed, all MIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Georg Maier, Obs; Fw Johann Wagner, R/O and Uffz Hans Buckenmeyer (or Buckenmayer), Gnr. Ofw Deisinger buried in the Ger War Cem. at Potelitsch, Ukraine (D.Drury).
58 Denda, Kurt Friedrich JohannOblt6/28/19163/JG-76Bf 109G-14 "Yellow 6" (lost 9/13/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Ersrode, buried Ludwigstein.
59 Detering, RudolfUffz10/17/1920Lubbecke4/KG-30 (Paris/Orly)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144501 "4D + FM" (lost 4/24/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze
POW the night of 23/24 April, 1944 when he was shot down with wounds en-route to target Bristol. He was the victim of S/Ldr E.G.Barwell (DFC) and F/Lt D.Haige in a Mosquito XVII of RAF No.125 Sq. The AC crashed at Manor Farm, Hill Deverill, Wiltshire at 02:10 hours. Remaining crew: Uffz Johann Agten, Observer (POW & WIA); Uffz Walter Kempter, R/O (POW) and Uffz Helmut Trauwald, Gunner (KIA). This had been this crews 21st combat mission. Trauwald is buried at Haycombe Cemetery, Bath. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
60 Dette, WilhelmHptm5/10/1910Wilhelmshaven9/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0189 "F8 + MR" (?) (lost 12/28/1943)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 28 December, 1943; failed to return from a mission in the Atlantic against enemy warships. Shot down by a Sunderland per the Fw 200 Loss List. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Ernst Draber, geb 10/3/1918, Co-pilot; Uffz Kurt Lelewel, geb 11/22/1920, K.Obs; Ofw Johann Sewing, geb 3/12/1915, R/O 1; Uffz Walter Schmidt, geb 6/5/1920, R/O 2; Ofw Friedel Günter, geb 2/8/1918, Mech; and Uffz Wilhelm Hackler, geb 12/8/1922, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
61 Diekwisch, Erwin PeterHptm8/12/1920 Buschhütten, Krs. Siegen, (Westf.) 129/StG-1, Adj. III/StG-1, 1/SG-5, Stfkpt 11/KG-200 (3/45), Acting Kdr III/KG-200 (5/45)Ju 87, Fw 190F-8

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Oper.Clasp w/Pend
At the end of the war, he lay wounded in a hospital in Hamburg. He and R/O Johann Trummer (RK 5/4/44) were known as "Flak and Tank Killers". 934 combat missions, destroying one destroyer, one submarine, two supply ships, 64 tanks and 5 important bridges. They were known to bail out successfully over Sicily.
62 Dietmeyer, HerbertOgefr9/StG-2 (Channel)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 0436 "J9 + ZL" (lost 11/14/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 14 November, 1940; shot down during aerial combat over a convoy off North Foreland. His R/O, Ogefr Johann Schmitt KIA. Ju 87 Loss List. Alternate spelling: Bietmeyer. His R/O-Gnr's alternate spelling: Schmidt and no known grave (D.Drury).
63 Dippel, OttoFw9/5/19172/(F)SAGr. 130 (Trondheim)BV 138C-1 "6I + BK" (lost 5/8/44)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Dippel and two crew were uninjured when their BV 138 was shot down by four Wildcats of 898 Sq on 8 May, 1944 near the Lepsoyrevet Norway lighthouse. Dippel, Uffz Johann Krölls and Uffz Willy Wolf jumped into the sea and swam ashore. Mechanic, Fw Ernst Haug was hit in the stomach, and died of his wound. He was buried in the Havstein Cemetery, Trohdheim. Dippel deceased 22 November, 2011. Source: Fritz Braun.
64 Dittrich, ErichUffz4/KG-40 (Soesterberg)Do 217E-4 Werk # 4382 "F8 + FM" (lost 12/16/42)Bomber Operational ClaspPilot and crew reported killed over England 16 December, 1942. Pilot buried Littlehampton War Graves Cem, D.4424. No further detail. Remaining crew (KIC & bur Littlehampton Cem): Obs Ogefr Erich Berger (D.2245); R/O Ogefr Johann Gester (D.4423) and Engr Ogefr Gustav Dehnke (D.4428).
65 Dobowy, JohannUffzII/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13x52 "Black 4 + -" (lost 7/22/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 July, 1942 during aerial combat at Kagalnizkaja.
66 Dollensky, FranzHptmIV/KG-30 (5/43), 8/KG-54 Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + AS" (dam 3/25/44), Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + GR" (lost 6/6/44) Bomber Operational Clasp Opposed the Normandy Invasion attacking shipping, along with four others from his squadron. Added: MIA 6 June, 1944 when his ac crashed into Seine Bay, off the Normandy coast. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinrich Hartmann, Ogefr Johann Loley and Gefr Helmut Orth. (D.Drury). Added: He was uninjured in a landing accident on 25 March, 1944, at the Langenlebaum airfield, overshot the runway and crashed through a fence (LOCS). Added: Crew update; Hptm Dollensky, Pilot (MIA); Ogefr Loley, Obs (MIA); Uffz Heinrich Hartmann, R/O (KIA, bur Osterholz Germany, Blk K, Gr 1964) and Gefr Helmut Orth, Gnr (KIA) (D.Drury).
67 Domke, HelmutLt10/10/1916Berlin1/KG-1He 111H Werk # Unk (lost 11/17/39)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 17 November, 1939 after becoming disorientated while on a leaflet dropping mission over France. The ac crashed in the Leogang Mountain in the State of Salzburg (before it was returned to Austria). Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Wilhelm Trautner, Uffz Erhard Tesch and Fw Wilhelm Altmann. The deceased are buried in the War Cem., St.Johann/Kitzbühl, Austria: Domke Gr 7, Trautner Gr 8, Tesch Gr 6 and Altmann Gr 5. The crew designations were not given; pilot selection per the writer (D.Drury).
68 Donner, SiegfriedObltStfkpt 5/KG-26He 111H-3 Werk # 6889 "1H + KN" (lost 3/1/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 1 March, 1940 after taking off from Westerland/Sylt. The ac crashed into the sea, killing the entire crew, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIC): Ofw Johann Pietzarka, Ofw Lothar Grossmann and one unnamed. Only one burial known; Pietzarka in the War Cemetery Westerland/Sylt, Blk III, Row III, Gr 60 (D.Drury).
69 Dörges, KarlFw2/KG-30Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3838 (50% damaged)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA (injured) 8 January, 1943; Landing accident at Petsamo airfield after returning from an operation. Also injured, his Gunner, Fw Johann Jungefer. No other crew mwntioned. Source: SIG Norway.
70 Dorner, JohannFw3(H)/21Hs 126B-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
71 Dostlebe, HerbertHptm10/23/1913Zeitz, Sachsen2/KG-100He 177A-3 Werk # 332357 "6N +IK" (lost 4/21/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 20/21 April, 1944; failed to return from a night mission over Hull; his He 177 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast (DeSwart). Remaining crew (MIA): FhjFw Hans Georg Vollandt, geb 11/26/1919, K.Obs; Ofw Anton Krebs, geb 5/13/1915, R/O; Ofw Johann Konrad, geb 11/4/1916, Wart; Ofw Hermann Koch, geb 8/8/1919, Gunner and Uffz Gustav Neumann, geb 8/8/1920 (B.Bines).
72 Dreher, Johann 'Hans'Hptm11/30/1920München6Stfkpt 5/KG-53, III/KG-53, 9/NJG-2, 6/NJG-3 (10/44), Stfkpt 12NJG-3 (3/45)He 111, Bf 110C, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620028 "D5 + AX" (lost 3/4/45; the last Luftwaffe ac to crash in the UK)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 3/4 March, 1945 during Operation Gisela, the attack on RAF heavy bombers returning from a raid on synthetic oil plants at Kamen, in the Ruhr. Their Ju 88 infiltrated the bomber stream, attacking British bombers as they were landing, when their starboard wing struck a tree and clipped the corner of the Dunnington Lodge at Sutton on Derwent, near Elvington, Yorkshire, before hitting the ground and disintegrating. 400 plus missions, 2 Night victories, one a mine-laying Lancaster the night of 18/19 February, 1945. His crew 4 March, 1945 (all KIA): Fw Gustav Schmitz (geb 3/6/1921), wireless operator, Ofw Hugo Böker, radar operator and Fw Martin Bechter, mechanic. All are initially buried in Fulford, York, England, and in 1966 were re-interned at the German Military Cemetery at Cannock Chase. Only Bechter and Dreher are buried under their names, the other two are in graves marked "unknown", because they were so badly mutilated. One known, a "4 mot" SW of Gottingen on 29 August, 1944. The 2nd, a "4 mot" at Attendorn on 4 October, 1944. A 3rd, a Stirling opposing the Dortmund-Bremen Raid on 7 October, 1944. A 4th, a "4 mot" in the Deutsche Bucht area on 15 October, 1944. A 5th, same day, into the sea. Added burial loc, CC/8/3: Hptm Dreher, Gr 68; Fw Schmitz, Gr 67; Fw Bechter, Gr 73 and Ofw Böcker, Gr 72 (D.Drury).

Cannock Chase
73 Drescher, Johann GeorgHptm2/19/1914 Stfkpt 5/StG-3 (5/42 Africa), Kdr Jabo Gruppe-Afrika (11/42), Kdr III/ZG-1 (3/43) Ju 87D-1 Trop Werk # 2469 (lost 5/29/42), Bf 110C & Me 210
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/7/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Dive Bomber or Destroyer Operational Clasp
WIA 18 November, 1942 when the Magrun N. Africa airfield was strafed by a Beaufighter. His Werk # 2469 was reported lost at Gazala on 29 May, 1942, cause unknown; pilot returned, Unnamed R/O MIA (Ju 87 Loss List).
74 Dressel, JohannOfw9(Eis)/KG-1Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
75 Duberg, JohannUffz5/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13163 (dam 5/8/42)Fighter Operational ClaspHis F-4 reported damaged after an emergency landing at Svtovrach on 8 May, 1942, cause "verfranzen" (Bf 109 Loss List)
76 Duborg, JohannUffz15/JG-52Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 6 km S of Biala Zelowka on 5 June, 1942. Known to have crashed a Bf 109 on 8 May, 1942, but was uninjured.
77 Durchleuchter, JohannOfwErg/JGr-OstFw 190A-3 Werk # 476 (lost 2/17/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 17 February, 1943 near the Bussac airfield due to a technical fault during a non-combat flight.
78 Eckl, JohannFhjFw4/9/1921Zwiesel16/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 737357 "Blue ?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 25 December, 1944 over St. Vith/Lüttich. Buried Sinzig-Bodendorf, Grave 320 (Rosseels).
79 Eger, JohannFw1/KG-30 (Channel) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5210 "4D + LH" (lost 6/18/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 18 June, 1941; shot down by a Beaufighter of No. 25 Sq., piloted by P/O Atcherly. Added: The Beaufighter was piloted by W/Cdr David F.W.Atcherley (later Air Vice-Marshal), and at his side, F/Lt John H. Hunter-Tod (later Air Marshal). Remaining crew (all believed KIA): Uffz A.Glöckner, Gefr J.Watzel and Ogefr L.Muschler. Crew designations unknown; No matches found on VDK (D.Drury).
80 Egeter, JohannOgefr4/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 0225 "6G + NR" (lost 5/31/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Moroskowka, cause unknown, Ju 87 Loss List
81 Eibl, JohannOfw2 & 3/KG-77 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3697 (lost 5/3/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/22/42 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 3 May, 1942 after being attacked by two I-16s of 630 IAP while he was attacking the Soblago rail line. With both engines smoking from RS-82 rocket damage, he and R/O Uffz Anton Hagel made a force landing in a field near Yamishche, 10 miles NW of Andreapol. The two disappeared into a forest, and are still missing to this day.
82 Eiden, JohannGefr2/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 737434 "Black 9" (lost 12/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 December, 1944 in aerial combat with American fighters near Gillenfeld.
83 Elbinger,Uffz13/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet La-5 on 16 July, 1943. This may be Johann Elbinger.
84 Elbinger, JohannUffz33/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.), 10/JG-54 (4/4/44), II/JG-54 (4/16/44)Fw 190A, Ju 52(4/16/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 April, 1944 west of Orsowo. Not known if he was a passenger in the Ju 52 or the pilot of such a transport belonging to JG-54. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 22 August, 1943. A 2nd Il-2 on 1 September, 1943. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 4 April, 1944.
85 Engel, Johann GottliebLt192119/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8229 (lost 8/3/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 3 August, 1942; overturned while attempting a force landing at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 47822 after being hit by enemy fire. One known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 3 August, 1942.
86 Erdmann, JoachimOfhr8/SG-2 Ju 87D-3 Werk # 141589 "T6 + JS" (lost 8/15/44) Ground Assault Operational Clasp MIA 15 August, 1944 after a mid-air collision with another squadron ac, piloted by Ofhr Ernst Claussen (MIA), at Karulaane (or Käru in Lääne-Viru County, Estonia. His R/O, Uffz Johann Leineweber also missing (D.Drury).
87 Falch, JohannOfw8/KG-3Ju 88A-4 & A-14
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/13/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
88 Fasting, JohannFwJG-300Fw 190A-8 & Bf 109G-10 and G-14Fighter Operational ClaspFasting appears on an AC Lost List; AC lost in Feb. 1945, loc. unk., pilot disposition unknown.
89 Fastring, JohannFw7/27/1917BocholtIII/JG-300Bf 109G-14 Werk # Unk (lost 2/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 2/45; DRK MIA List/Ricardo Freitag 7/2021.
90 Fels, JohannOfw7/15/19162/NJG-3Ju 88G-1 Werk # 710818 "D5 + EP" (lost 1/14/45)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 January, 1945 during aerial combat at Ossenheim with a P-51 of RAF No. 64 Sq.. Remaining crew (KIA): R/O Gefr Richard Zimmer (7/28/1924) and Mech Uffz Werner Hecht (3/13/1924).
91 Fenchel, ErichOfw1/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-5 Werk # 3572 (dam 4/27/41), He 111H-5 Werk # 3677 "1H + MH" (lost 4/28/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 28 April, 1941 failing to return from a mission against shipping at Newcastle-on-Tyne after being hit by ships AA fire. The vessel under attack was the HMS Patia which was already burning when the He 111 was hit by the Patias fire, and one engine was so badly hit that the AC was forced to ditch very near the burning vessel, 40 km off the River Tyne. The crew escaped and three managed to enter the dingy. For reasons unknown, Schürgel failed to get into the dingy and drowned. The Patia did sink and the three Germans did manage to pull one of Patias survivors on board their dingy. Remaining crew: Gefr Rudolf Klamand, Observer (POW), Uffz Siegfried Warko, R/O (POW) and Gefr Johann Schürgel, Mech (KIA). On 27 April, 1941 his Wk# 3572 sustained 20% damage from British ship fire, and landed at the Sola airfield (KG-26 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Fenchal
92 Fett, EdgarGefr10/JG-77 (Hungary)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165041 "White 5" (lost 8/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 21 August, 1944 at Husi/Focsani Romania during a transfer flight, cause unknown. This was reported to have been Uffz Johann Tweitmeyers ac. (Bf 109 Loss List)
93 Fichtinger, FranzUffz3/4/1916Joslowitz, Cz.3(F)/122 (Montdidier)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0440 "F6 + PL" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 19 January, 1942 after failing to return from a mission and believed to have been shot down by a Spitfire of RAF No. 145 Sq., piloted by Sq Ldr Tony Lovell, DFC. "The Blitz, Then & Now" suggests the Ju 88 crashed in the North Sea some 20 miles east of Whitby. According to Lovell, after repeated attacks, the AC, with starboard engine aflame, turned to starboard and dove into the sea, exploding on impact. Remaining crew (all MIA): Fw Gerhard Drassdo, Observer, Gefr Hans Blunck, wireless operator and Gefr Johann Bauer, gunner.
94 Fieber, JohannFw1918196/JG-54 (4/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10419 "Yellow 3 + -" (lost 5/30/43)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 30 May, 1943; combat with enemy fighters in Map Quadrant 1764. His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 4 April, 1942. Two Yak-1s in the Chodschi/Mjedwjedow areas on 30 July, 1942. A 4th, a Pe-2 on 10 August, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 14 August, 1942. A 7th, a Yak-1 on 15 August, 1942. An 8th, a LaGG-3 on 7 November, 1942. A LaGG-3 5 km N of Worschina See on 12 December, 1942. A 10th, a LaGG-3 on 17 December, 1942. An 11th, a Pe-2 on 16 January, 1943. A 12th, a Yak-1 on 4 February, 1943. A 13th, a Pe-2 on 4 March, 1943. A 14th, a LaGG-3 on 5 March, 1943. A 15th, a LaGG-3 on 6 March, 1943. A 16th, a Yak-1 on 7 March, 1943. A 17th, a Pe-2 on 13 April, 1943. An 18th, an Il-2 on 6 May, 1943. A 19th, a LaGG-3 on 26 May, 1943.
95 Fiedler, HorstOblt5/9/1913Dresden Gr Adj Stab/Ep.Gr.-210 (Channel) Bf 110D-0 Werk # 3374 "S9 + BB" (lost) Destroyer Operational Clasp WIA/POW 15 August, 1940, DOW 18 August, 1940; shot down during an attack on the Croydon airdrome by Sgt W.L.Dymond of RAF No. 111 Sq. and Sgt L.H.B. Pearce of RAF No. 32 Sq.. The AC crashed and burned at Redhill airdrome. Fiedler was severely wounded and died three days later. His R/O, Uffz Johann Werner, bailed safely and was taken prisoner. Oblt Fiedler is buried at CC, Blk 1, Gr 241 (Luftwaffe Graves UK). Alternate spelling: Fiedeler (Bf 110 Loss List).
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Fiedler's wreckage at Redhill Aerodrome
96 Fillip, JohannUffz"Flugzeugführer"KIA in Russia, July, 1943. Jager Blatt 2/2000.
97 Fischer, Karl Johann2/12/1921JG-54Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspSurvived the war. Jager Blatt photo, May 2000. Deceased 3 August, 2003. Jager Blatt 5/2003.
98 Fisser, Johann Volkmar Dr.Obst7/2/1893DresdenKdr KG-255 (5/39), Kdr KG-77 (5/40), Kdr Stab/KG-51 (8/40 Orly)Do 17Z in KG-77, Do 17M, He 111H, Ju 88A-1 Werk # unk "9K + AA" (lost 8/12/40) in KG-51Bomber Operational ClaspChannel pilot. Kdr II/KG-255 (2/39). KIA 12 August, 1940 when flying as Observer for Oblt Luderitz, was shot down by fighters and flak at Godshill Park, Isle of Wight, while attacking the Ventnor RDF station (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Fisser buried at CC, Plot 7, Row 10, Grave 260. He was promoted (post) to GenMaj 10 November, 1944 (D.Drury). See pilot Werner Lüberitz for Remaining crew detail.
Cannock Chase
99 Flamme, FranzUffz8/16/1918Oberelspe6/KG-2 (France)Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260216 "U5 + KP" (lost 2/4/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 4 February, 1944 after being shot down by AA fire during an attack on London. The AC crashed and disintegrated Se of Eastwick Head, at Maplin Sands, Essex with all onboard. Remaining crew: Ogefr Werner Zwintschert, Observer (KIA); Uffz Wolfgang Niemeyer, R/O (MIA); Ogefr Willi Piller, Gunner 1 (MIA) and Ogefr Johann Malecha, Gunner 2 (MIA).
100 Fleckner, HeinrichUffz5/KG-53 He 111H-5 Werk # 4057 "A1 + CN" (lost) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 1 July, 1941 after being rammed by a Soviet fighter near Daschkowska. Remaining crew(MIA): Lt Georg Wilhelm Mayer, Observer; Gefr Willi Dumer (or Dümer), R/O; Gefr Johann Papez, Mechanic, Gefr Bernard Thiatmer (or Thihatmer or Thialner), Gunner and Kriegsberichter Gefr Dr Hans Vohwinker (or Vowinkel. Alternate spelling, Pilot Uffz Fleckner: Flickner. Jager Blatt 6/2003 & D.Drury.

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