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1 Tietzen, BrunoLt4(F)/122 (Schiphol)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 880438 "F6 + HM" (lost 12/7/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 7 December, 1940 after being shot down by Spitfires of RAF No. 611 Sq. over Sommercotes, Linc., England. Remaining crew(POW): Fw Werner Bäuerle, Observer; R/O Werner Pinn, and Gefr Walter Schenk, Mechanic. Jager Blatt 3/2004.
2 Tietzen, Horst "Jakob"Hptm7/19/1912Arnswalde/Neumark (today Choszczno, Poland) 201.J/88 Legion Condor, Stfkpt 5/JG-51 (10/39, formerly JG-71)Bf 109B & D (in Spain), Bf 109E-3 "Black 1" (8/40 Marquise)
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KIA 18 August, 1940 during aerial combat with Hurricanes over the Thames Estuary, possibly the victim of Sq Ldr Peter Townsend of RAF No. 85 Sq.. His ac crashed into the sea off Whitstable, Kent. Fourth German pilot to reach 20 victories. His first victory, a Potez 63 northof Saarburg, 20 April, 1940 while in 5/JG-51. His 2nd, a Battle at Evreux, 14 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Blenheim on 27 June, 1940, S of Dover. His 4th, a Hurricane NW of Dover on 4 July, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire NE of Margate on 9 July, 1940. His 6th a Hurricane over England on 13 July, 1940. His 7th, a Hurricane SE of Dover on 14 July, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire 15 km N of Calais on 18 July, 1940. His 9th, a Hurricane SE of Dover on 20 July, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire at Dover on 25 July, 1940. His 11th, a Spitfire N of Dover on 29 July, 1940. His 12th, a Spitfire at Dover on 31 July, 1940. Nos.13 & 14, both Hurricanes on 11 August, 1940. Nos.15, 16 & 17, 3 Hurricanes, two at Folkestone and one S of Harwich, on 15 August, 1940. Nos.18 & 19, both Hurricanes, one E of Canterbury, the other SW of Ramsgate on 16 August, 1940. No.20, a Hurricane E of Ramsgate on 8/18/40. Plus 7 victories in Spain. Added: Another source suggests Tietzen was sd by a Hurricane of No. 501 Sq., piloted by P/O Pawel Zenker. Tietzen's body washed ashore later near Calais. He is buried in the German War Cem., Bourdon (Fr), Blk 17, Row 1, Gr 10 (D.Drury).

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