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1 Huppertz, Herbert J.Maj6/3/1919Rheydt, Rheinland70 12/JG-51(6/41), Stfkpt 6/JG-51, 10/JG-5, Stfkpt 12/JG-1(1/42), Stfkpt in II/JG-2, Kdr III/JG-2(2/44 Cormeilles-en-Vixen) Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6199 (60% Dam 11/21/40; crash, engine dam), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8938 (lost 8/9/41; bailed after downing his 33 victory), Fw 190A-2 Wk# 2208 (30% dam 9/15/42), Fw 190A-5, Fw 190A-7 Werk # 340275 "Yellow 11" (dam 2/22/44), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 730440 (lost 6/8/44)
EL(6/24/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
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Fighter Oper. Clasp
KIA 8 June, 1944, a Thunderbolt victim near Cintheaux, in the Caen area, in Fw 190A-8 Werk # 730440. (The Magnus Report states he was killed 8 July, 1944.) Buried La Cambe (Normandy), 48/9/360A (Rosseels). His last five victories were scored on the invasion front, downing them on 6 June, 1944. Injured in Wk# 2208 on 15 September, 1942, when he force landed at Morgensbeck. Shot down with wounds by bomber return fire on 22 February, 1944 in his Fw 190A-8 Wk# 340275, crashing in the marshes at Dinteloord Holland. Another source states his victories at 76. 33 victories in Russia. His first victory, a Spitfire northwest of Dunkirk, 28 May, 1940 while in 6/JG-51. His 2nd, a Spitfire NW of Dungeness on 7 July, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Tunbridge Wells on 25 October, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire 25 km NW of London on 29 October, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire over the Thames on 14 November, 1940. His first Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 22 June, 1941. Four Soviet victories on 26 July, 1941, 3 DB-3s and a Pe-2. His 60th, a B-17 at St. Dizier on 16 March, 1944. He scored five victories on 6 June, 1944 (D-Day); 3 Typhoons in the Caen area, a P-51 3 km NW of Evreux and the P-47 10 km WNW of Evreux.
Added by Stefan Pietrzak Youngs: 2nd April 1942 claims Mosquito W4056 piloted by Iain Hutchinson of 2 PRU of a photo recce over Trondheim. See Battle of Britain Database for account.

Spitfire AB307 1942-04-10 over Trondheim F/O Peter Gimson
2 Huppertz, MichaelUffz8/JG-53 (Kirrlach- Wiesenthal)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462943 "Red 10 + -" (lost 10/28/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 October, 1944 during aerial combat with a Spitfire and a P-47 while on an intercept mission. He crashed at Lachen/Speyerdorf. Source: Klaus Deschner.

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