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1001 Husemann, WernerMaj11/10/1919Schötmar, Lippe34Wekusta 2/Ob.d.L., Stab/NJG-1 (12/42), 7/NJG-1, Kdr I/NJG-3 (1/44 to end)Bf 110 & Ju 88C, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620675 "D5 + XB" (heavy damage 11/26/44)
RK(10/24/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/24/43)
EP(11/1/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down by Stirling of RAF No. 161 Sq. return fire on 26 November, 1944 9 km north of Herning Denmark in Wk# 620675. His oil cooler had been hit and he made a successful moonlight emergency landing. Remaining crew: Ofw Hans Georg Shierholz (WIA), Radar Oper; Fw Hein Fehmann, R/O and Fw Willi Möller (Source: Air War over Denmark). 250+ combat missions. All victories were Night victories. One known victory, a Stirling on 17 December, 1942. Another, a Stirling on 27 April, 1943. A Wellington on 12 June, 1943. Three victories on 26 June, 1943; a Halifax 3 km S of Hoorn, a Stirling 8 km SW of Goerede and a Lancaster 5 km SSE of Zerilsee. A Lancaster at Biesenthal on 24 August, 1943. A Halifax 30 km S of Munich on 7 September, 1943. A "4 mot" W of Münster on 24 March, 1944. Two "4 mot" near Hersfeld on 9 April, 1944. A "4 mot" at Insel Laaland (Denmark?) on 23 April, 1944. A "4 mot" at Therouanne on 16 June, 1944. A "4 mot" over Dover Straits on 6 July, 1944. A "4 mot" NW of Venlo on 21 July, 1944. A "4 mot" at Bitche-Pirmasens on 29 July, 1944. A Lancaster and a "4 mot" in the Königsberg area on 30 August, 1944. Two Lancasters the night of 3/4 March, 1945; one E of aarhus, the other at Bourtanger Moor.
1002 Hüsgen, HansLt6/KG-26 (Westerland/Sylt)He 111H-2 Werk # 5385 (lost 12/17/39)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 17 December, 1939 when his ac crashed into the sea west of Sylt, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Walter Stemmler, Obs; Fw Erwin Hasse, R/O and Uffz Erich Frank, Flt Engr.. Hasse & Frank are listed in the VDK as Missing at Sea (D.Drury).
1003 Huth, GüntherFwStab/KG-100Do 217E-4 Werk # 4363 "6N + CU" (lost 2/5/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 5 February, 1944; sd by two Swiss D-3801's of Fl.Kp.-12. The ac crashed on the German side of the border, in the area of Worblingen/Singen. Remaining crew (all injured): Ogefr Bernhard Frye, R/O; Ofw Walter Klemm, Flt Engr and Gefr Hans Wassermann, Gnr.. Huth buried in the War Cemetery at Aachen, Waldfriedhof, Blk 13, Gr 76 (D.Drury).
1004 Hüttinger, Karl HansObltIV/KG-1 (5/42 S.U., 8/43 per Jager Blatt)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6253 "??" (lost 5/15/42)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Injured in a collision with Ju 88A-5 Wk# 3625, piloted by Hptm Karl Heinz Lüdecke (KIFA) 15 May, 1942 near Ssineserka (Ju 88 Loss List & Jager Blatt 2/1998.
1005 Hutz, HansFwIII/KG-30 (3/44 Orleans)Ju 88Bomber Operational ClaspHis Observer, a Norwegian, Uffz Harald Hougen. Hutz was known to have been shot down by a Night Fighter over Cherbourg just prior to the Normandy invasion. His disposition unknown, Hougen did survive.
1006 Ielsen, Ernst OttoUffzSeenotflug.Kdo-3He 59N "D-ASAM" (lost 7/1/40) Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp POW 1 July, 1940 after being shot down off County Durham coast near Hartlepool, by three Spitfires of RAF No. 72 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Edward Graham, F/O E.John Wilcox and F/Sgt Jack Steere, during a rescue mission. They were looking for a He 115 of 3/Küstenfliegergruppe-106 (conducting a mine-laying operation off the Yorkshire coast), piloted by Ofw Rudolf Worms. The damaged AC made a water landing four mile east of Hartlepool, where the crew managed to escape into their dingy, being rescued by HMS Black Swan. Remaining crew: Lt Hans Joachim Fehske, Observer, Ogefr Erich Philipp, wireless operator and Uffz Stuckmann (or Struckmann), mechanic. Note: although TBT&N lists pilot surname as Ielsen, German Records show him as Nielsen (D.Drury).
1007 Iffland, HansLt18III/JG-3, 12/JG-3 (8/43), 10/JG-3 (2/44)Bf 109G (3/6/44), Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 680750 (lost 7/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(Autumn 1944)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(7/7/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 July, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-24 (return fire) over Oschersleben in Wk# 680750. Despite severe wounds, he bailed successfully over Halberstadt. The wounds he suffered were so severe that he flew no further operational flights. Opposed the 6 March, 1944 Berlin Raid in his Bf 109 and thought to have claimed one B-17. His first victory, a B-24 over southern Italy, 16 August, 1943. His 2nd, a B-26 at Valenciennes on 11 February, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 on 6 March, 1944, no location. His 4th, a B-17 10 km N of Aschersleben on 8 March, 1944. His 5th, a B-24 (HSS) 10 km NW of Braunschweig on 8 April, 1944. His 10th, a B-17 (HSS) NE of Munich on 24 April, 1944. His 15th, a B-17 (HSS) at Jördenstorf-Demmin on 13 May, 1944. His 18th, a B-24 near Caen on 7 July, 1944. Of his 18 victories, 16 were four-engine bombers. Magnus Report.
1008 Ihle, HansUffzSachsen9/JG-51 (12/42 S.U.), JGr Ost (Liegnitz)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6727 (25% dam 12/16/42),Bf 109G Werk # 411422 "White 13" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds on 16 December, 1942 in Wk# 6727; crashed at Dugino due to enemy fire. Shot down in "White 13" with injuries on 22 August, 1944 by Tiefenburg-Schlechen. A comrade and friend of Karl Heinz Nebel; now lives in Australia (1998). Jager Blatt 1/1998 & 2/2001.
1009 Ihrig, Ernst WilhelmHptm7/27/1915Darmstadt3/KG-3 (39), Stfkpt 3/KG-3 (6/41), Kdr III/KG-3 (11/42 S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6276 "5K + EL" (lost June, 1941, flak at Pinsk; Uffz Hans Wolf KIA), Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144168 "5K + AD" (lost 11/30/42)
RK(8/14/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 30 November, 1942; failed to return from a mission in the Beloy area; probably sd by AA fire. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Rudolf Hanschmann, Obs; Fw Julius Müller, R/O and Uffz Otto Walter, Gnr.. Claimed 60 AC destroyed on the ground in a bombing attack on the Soviet airfield at Pinsk on 22 June, 1941. Despite being shot down during this operation, Ihrig, Maj Günter Heinze and Fw Rudi Lenger did make it back to German lines.
1010 Illner, HansFw6/JG-77Bf 109E-7 Werk# 4134 "Yellow 9 + -" (lost 6/23/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 June, 1941 in aerial combat near Kishinew airfield with a MiG-3 flown by Kapitan Afanasiy Karmanov of the 4th Fighter Aviation Regt.. Later that same day, Karmanov was shot down (possibly by Oblt. Kurt Lasse, III/JG-77), and was able to bail, however his chute failed to open.
1011 Illner, Johann HansOfw74/JG-51 (early 40, Friedrichshafen)Bf 109E-1 "White 9", Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1160 "White 2" (combat dam, force landing Le Tourquet 7/9/40),Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4826 "White 6" (lost 11/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 November, 1940 after forced to bail during aerial combat over Laindon Essex. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire W of Le Touquet on 5 July, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire E of Dover on 9 July, 1940. His 3rd, a high-altitude PDU (Photo Recon) Spitfire # N3071 "PR IA", piloted by F/O Cecil Milne, S of Stuttgart on 10 July, 1940. When the engine gave out, the PR pilot managed to bail after putting his AC into a steep dive to destroy the equipment, becoming a POW immediately. His 4th, a Hurricane SE of Dover on 14 July, 1940. A 5th, a Hurricane 8 km NE of Dover on 20 July, 1940. A 6th, a Spitfire N of Margate on 11 August, 1940. A 7th, a Hurricane E of Dover on 16 August, 1940. An 8th (referred to as No.6 by OKL), a Hurricane E of Ashford on 24 August, 1940. A 9th (referred to as No.7 by OKL), a Spitfire NW of La Panne on 13 September, 1940. Two of the above victories must have been unconfirmed". Magnus. Alternate spelling: Ilner (Perry Claims).
1012 Immel, HansOfw4/KG-26 (Lüneburg)He 111H "1H + LM" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 8 October, 1939 after crashing in the Danish Island of Fano when both engines quit due to their running out of fuel. With no time to turn and land on the shore line, Immel crashed through telephone lines and a large number of trees, totalling the AC, and injuring Mechanic Uffz Anton Brunner. Remaining crew (POW): Lt Werner Wanderer, Nav. (and also a pilot) and Gefr Kurt Büchner, R/O. The crew remained interned until the German occupation of Denmark, 9 April, 1940. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1013 Irrgang, MartinFw9/KG-30 (Norway)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140138 "4D + IT" (lost 5/25/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 25 May, 1942; shot down over the Baerntsea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Hans Backe, Observer; Ogefr Hans Müller, R/O and Gefr Heinrich Jungeland, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1014 Isachsen, HerbertOfw10/17/1913Weingarten bei Elbing8/LG-1 (1/41 Med), 2/LG-1 (1/43 Africa)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3266 "L1 + CS" (lost 1/23/41), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140219 "L1 +RK" (lost 1/9/43)
RK(9/3/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/1/42)
EP(10/6/40)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
POW 9 January, 1943 after being shot down over British lines in NE of Tobruk. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Hans Holthus, Obs; Ofw Berthold Klein, R/O and Fw Gerhard Mickan, Gnr.. His Wk# 3266 crashed near Cape Rizzuto, It. after becoming lost and running out of fuel. The crew bailed, pilot returned, one KIA and two MIA, all unnamed. Numerous ground destructions during his 328 combat missions in numerous campaigns. Deceased 21 October, 2003, Dortmund.
1015 Ischinger, KarlHptm3/24/1910StuttgartStffüh 1(F)/121 (10/40, 6/43 Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1451 "8H + KH" (of 1(F)/33) (lost 10/1/43)DK-G (6/24/43), EP (12/7/42), EK 1 & 2, Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew 1 October, 1943; failed to return from a mission to clear the Island of Corsica coastline of enemy shipping. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Ebert, Obs; Uffz Tischler, R/O and Gefr Gerhart Krempig, Flt Engr (LOCS, Ju 88 Loss List & Jason Farrow/letter by Ischinger to the Father of Gefr Krempig).
1016 Jabben, HansUffzKG unitJu 188E, Ju 88A-12
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1017 Jabs, Hans-Joachim 'Achim'Obstlt11/14/1917Lübeck506/ZG-76 (5/40), 9/NJG-3, Stfkpt 11/NJG-1, Kdr IV/NJG-1 (8/43-2/44), Kdr NJG-1 (3/44 to end)Bf 110C Werk # 3866 "M8 + IP" in 6/ZG-76 1940/41, Me 410B, He 219 & Ju 88, Bf 110G-4 Werk # 720018 (lost 11/24/43), Bf 110G-4/R3/R8 (w/prototype Revi16N sight) Werk # 140655 "G9 + AA"(4/45)
RK(10/1/40)
EL(3/24/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43)
EP(3/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Oper.Clasp w/Pend
His R/O was Oblt Erich Weissflog (DK-G, EK 1 & 2). Victim 29 was F/O John Coulton, a New Zealander, of RAF No. 132 Squadron, commanded by the legendary Geoffrey Page, DSO, DFC and bar. Coulton was sent to Stalag Luft III. His AC was a Spitfire Mk IXB. Four known victories were RAF bombers. on 4 February, 1943, he may have downed the B-17 "El Lobo" of the 305BG, flown by Lt Cornelius A. Jenkins. 710 missions. 22 Day victories and 28 Night victories. He and R/O were injured when his Wk# 720018 hit the ground at the Leeuwarden Holland airfield on 24 November, 1943, cause unknown (DeSwart). His 1st victory, A Hawk-75A, 12 May, 1940. A Morane on 15 May, 1940, no location. Two Spitfires at Dunkirk on 29 May, 1940. A Morane near Dieppe on 7 June, 1940. A Spitfire and a Hurricane in the Portland area on 15 August, 1940. A Hurricane near Aldershot on 30 August, 1940. A Spitfire in the Cambridge area on 31 August, 1940. A Spitfire and two Hurricanes over England on 1 September, 1940. A Spitfire at London on 7 September, 1940. Bf 110G-4/R3/R8 "G9 + AA" bore Werk # 140655; flown to Sweden by Fw Fritz Hrachowina 4/15/45. Deceased 26 October, 2003. Photo
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
Halifax EB274 1943-08-03
1018 Jacobi, HansOblt10/24/1913Brieg3(F)/10 (Tazinskaja, Russia) Ju 88D Werk # Unk (lost 12/3/42) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 3 December, 1942 at Tazinskaja-Kasanskaja (Millerovo), cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Oblt Hugo Oechsle, Observer, Ofw Walter Schäfer, wireless operator and Ofw Gustav Passow, gunner (LOCS). Added: The VDK confirms that Oblt Jacobi is missing, and he is commemorated in the War Cem at Duchowschtschina, Russia. The VDK indicates that Oblt Oechsle (or Dechsle) is commemorated in the War Cem at Rossoschka, Russia, Cube 12, Plate 14. No mention of the two remaining crew (D.Drury).
1019 Jäger, HansOblt5/10/19123Adj I/ZG-76 (5/40 Norway)Bf 109, D & E, Bf 110C "M8 + LL" (lost 5/29/40)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
POW with crewman Uffz Helmut Feick 29 May, 1940 after combat with an RAF Hurricane of No. 46 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt Shackley at Tjelsund, west of Skaarland. Their 110 ditched in shallow waters at Kobbvika. Both jumped out before it sank and became POWs (Source: Lars Berthinussen). Deceased 28 October, 2000. Jager Blatt Obit. Flugbuch (3/40 to 5/40). His first known victory credit, a Polish PZL P-24 at Deblin on 2 September, 1939. Another P-24 east of Turek on 6 September, 1939. (Perry Claims). A Wellington northwest of Borkum, 18 December, 1939. One "damage" claim, a Gladiator near Bode, 27 May, 1940.
1020 Jäger, HansUffz31/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 730380 "White 4" (lost 5/13/44), Fw 190A-7 Werk # 340026 "Yellow 11" (lost 6/28/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 28 June, 1944 at Villaines, cause not given. WIA 13 May, 1944 during aerial combat in the Itzehoe area. One known victory, his 1st, a P-38 on 15 April, 1944, no location. His 2nd, a B-17 SE of Bremen on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 E of Steenwijk on 8 May, 1944.
1021 Jäger, HansMajI/NAG-102 (4/43), Kdr I/NAG-102 (7/43)He 45, He 46 & Hs 126Night Observer Operational ClaspSource: D.Stankey & L.DeZeng
1022 Jäger, Hans ErwinOblt3/8/191511(J)/LG-1Bf 109E Werk # 5950 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 17 May, 1940; mid-air collision with another squadron AC, Werk # 5895, piloted by Lt Herbert Thurz, near Boussu, buried Lommel, Block 59/371 (Rosseels). One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane northwest of Lüttich, 12 May, 1940.
Lommel, Belgium
1023 Jäger, Hans JoachimHptmStfkpt 2(H)/10 (5/40), Kdr NAGr-4 (2/44-5/45)Hs 126 & Fw 189Observer Operational ClaspSource: D.Stankey & L.DeZeng.
1024 Jagusch, HansUffz9/8/1923Osterode Ostpreussen11/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 180530 "2Z + CV" (lost 12/30/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp MIA the night of 29/30 December, 1944 over Bastogne, crashing at Berle Luxembourg. He is believed to have been shot down by a P-61A Nightfighter, Ser # 42-5574 of the 425th Nightfighter Sq.. The crew, Uffz Walter Krebs (geb 1/2/1922 Hochdobern), R/O and Uffz Friedrich Kurz (geb 7/28/1920 Bad Cannstadt), Gunr, did survive by parachuting out, but not without injury. Jager Blatt 1/2001 and the nephew of Hans Jagusch, Martin Fechner.
1025 Jähne, HansUffz3/StG-3 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1413 "S7 + EL" (lost 4/20/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis Wk# 1413 was reported lost 20 April, 1943 at Nowo Rossijsk, cause unknown, crew returned. Ju 87 Loss List
1026 Jahnke, AlbertOblt12/17/1917DanzigWekusta 76He 111H-4 Werk # 5703 "5Z + EA" (lost 1/1/42)Meteorological Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew, 1 January, 1942, when they were sd by fighters while on a weather recon of Kerch to Feodosia, E of Wladislawowka, eastern Crimea. Remaining crew: Wd Insp Hans Christiansmeier, Obs; Uffz Willi Schmidt, R/O and Uffz Georg Walter Heilmann, Flt Engr. THree are buried in the War Cem at Sevastopol-Gontscharnoje, Ukraine, with Oblt Jahnke in 5/30/2078, and Christainsmeier and Heilmann among the unknowns. The body of Uffz Schmidt could not be recovered, and is commemorated in the Sevastopol memorial book (D.Drury).
1027 Jakobi, HansUffz2/JG-77 (Africa)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10698 "Black 1" (lost 12/13/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10731 "Black 11" (lost 1/14/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 14 January, 1943 after taking enemy fire in Wk# 10731, no location reported. Werk # 10698 was reported lost 13 December, 1942 at El Agheila after combat with a Spitfire, pilot returned, no mention of injuries. Source: Bf 109 Loss List
1028 Jander, Hans DieterFw2/25/19208/JG-301 (Alteno) Fw 190A-9 Werk # 207201 "Blue 7" (lost 1/14/45 at Kyritz) Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot killed, burial at Wittstock Soldatenfriedhof (1/14/45 JG-301 Loss List via R.Freitag).
1029 Janke, HansOblt210(Nacht)/ZG-1 (6/43 S.U.)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6257 (dam 6/13/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA with unnamed crew 13 June, 1943 during aerial combat at Kertsch (Bf 110 Loss List). His first known victory, a Soviet TB-7 on 11 June, 1943. A 2nd, a DB-3F on the night of 13-14 June, 1943. Boiten, 3 victories. This Oblt Hans Janke and the Hptm Hans Janke may be the same person.
1030 Janke, Hans JoachimOblt5JG-1, JG-7Fw 190A-8 in JG-1, Me 262 in JG-7
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 on 23 December, 1944. On this same day, he was shot down and forced to bail out. Magnus Report.
1031 Jannsen, HansLt9/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142482 "B3 + JT" (lost 8/18/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in the Bizerta harbor 18 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1032 Jansen, FranzOfw8/KG-55He 111H-11(or 16) Werk # 110085 "G1 + AS" (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/5/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 26 November, 1943 after being rammed by a Russian fighter 8 km south of Kertsch in Crimea. Remaining crew: Hptm Johannes Weber, Observer; Uffz Paul Forschner, R/O; Uffz Erich Schuster, Mechanic and Gefr Erich Blank, Gunner. The Russian fighter actually flew by the He 111H of Hans Unmack to hit the He 111 of Ofw Jansen. Jager Blatt 4 & 5/2003.
1033 Janson, Lothar vonObstlt7/19/1908Kiel52.J/88 Legion Condor, Kdr I/JG-53 (5/39 & 5/40 Kirchberg; 1/40 Darmstadt), Kdr ZG-1 (8/43-3/44)Bf 109B (in Spain), Bf 109E; Bf 110 & Ju-88C-6 Werk # 750965 "2N + AA" (lost 3/10/44) in ZG-1
Spanish Cross

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 10 March, 1944, "shot down", no further detail (Magnus & Ju 88 Loss List). One victory in Spain. One known victory, his 1st, a Potez 63 near Bergzabern, 25 September, 1939. A Curtis on 30 September, 1939 per the JG-53 Chronicles which does not appear on the OKL Claims List. His 2nd per OKL, a Battle at Sedan, 14 May, 1940. Victory count is approximate, Magnus. Added: His Ju 88 was sd by Mosquitos of No.157 Sq. while providing escort for Japanese submarine I-29. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Heinz Scholdei and Uffz Hans Schwarzrock (D.Drury).
1034 Janz, LotharUffz2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310026 "K6 + KK" (lost)Wound Badge
Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
WIA 15 January, 1943; landing accident on Trondheimsfjorden during an operational flight. Crew rescued by Fl.C Boat. Remaining crew (all WIA): Lt Dietrich Buss, Observer; Uffz Alfred Steckel, R/O; Ofw Hans Mallasch, Mech and Ogefr Johann Graf, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1035 Janzen, HansFw1(F)/121 (Africa)Fw 189AObserver Operational ClaspKIA 25 January, 1941. Jager Blatt 1/2000.
1036 Jaschinski, HansLt8/24/19174(F)/123 (Channel)Bf 109G-4/R3 Werk # 14763 "Blue 1" (lost 8/16/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/26/44 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1943 during aerial combat with two Spitfire VIIs of RAF No 124 Sq, piloted by F/Os P. Harwood and B. Brooks. (DK-G Awards List). The AC broke up in mid-air, the main section fell at Hill Farm, Newchurch, Isle of Wight. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 8, Gr 3 (M.Croft).
Cannock Chase
1037 Jäschke, Hans-JoachimOblt7/18/1921Niesky SchlesienII/StG-1(2/42), II/SG-1, Stfkpt 4 & 5 SG-1Ju 87, Fw 190F-8 Werk # 581002 "White A" (lost)
RK(3/26/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/2/43)
EP(9/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 21 July, 1944 during a strafing attack on columns on the road from Kleszcsele Hungary westward, when his Fw 190F-8 received a flak hit in the tank and crashed in flames at Map Quadrant 33/39.. 553 missions destroying 78 tanks, 27 guns, 100+ trucks and 11 bridges.
1038 Jegg, HansUffz29/JG-53 (Sicily; 2/44 Italy)Bf 109G-6 Trop Werk # 15376 "Yellow 15 + I" (lost 7/4/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160595 "Yellow 17 + I" (dam 2/5/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 5 February, 1944 during aerial combat with a Spitfire; engine damage causing a crash landing south of Rome. WIA 4 July, 1943 northwest of Ragusa, cause unknown. The ac was found by the British at Comiso. One known victory, his 1st, a P-38 south southwest of Castel Volturno, 30 August, 1943. a 2nd, a Spitfire on 5 February, 1944.
1039 Jensen, KurtFw2(F)/121 Do 215 Werk # 0023 "VB + KK" (lost 9/21/40) Observer Operational Clasp POW 21 September, 1940; sd at Trawsfynydd by Spitfire of No.611 Sq, piloted by P/O D.A. Adams. Remaining crew: Obs Lt Rolf Book (POW); Engr Uffz Gustav Pelzer (KIA) (geb 3/8/1914, bur CC Block 7, Row 8, Grave 192) and Gnr Fw Hans Kühl (POW). D.Drury & Luftwaffe Graves UK
Cannock Chase
1040 Jentsch, DietrichLt7/30/19201(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardofuss)He 111H-6 Werk # 7685 "1H + MH" (lost 1/29/43)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 29 January, 1943 after being shot down by enemy fighters at Nordsjoen, Map Quadrant 03 East/4721. Remaining crew (all POW); Ofw Theodor Kock, Observer; Fw Horst Etzold, R/O and Uffz Hans Sachse, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1041 Jepen, Hans BrunoLt38/JG-5 (1/44 S.U.)Bf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-7 SE of Cape Ladejogg, and an Il-2 East of Ostwarts Kola on 17 January, 1944. A 3rd, a P-40 E of Bobiskaya on 6 February, 1944.
1042 Jerz, HansOblt4/7/1920Waldsee 5(F)/122 (1/42 Gostkino S.U.), 2/NJG-6 (4/45 Gross Sachsenheim) Ju 88D-5 in 5(F)/122), Ju 88G-6 Werk # unk (lost 4/17/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/3/42)

EK 1 & 2
EP (2/3/42), Wound Badge, Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. Pilot & crew reported MIA 17 April, 1945 at Trügleben, W of Gotha, pilot buried Friedhof Hörselgau, 4km SW of Trügleben, no further detail. Remaining crew (MIA): R/O Uffz Otto Prokop (bur Friedhof Hörselgau); R/O 2 Uffz Klaus Pauly and Gnr Uffz Karl Staufer. Added: Earlier, on 17 January, 1942, Oblt Jerz was WIA by combat damage in the vicinity of Gostkino airfield, Russia. No further detail. (D.Drury
1043 Jeschonnek, HansMajKdr II/KG-152 (10/36)Ju 52, Do 23 & Ju 86Bomber Operational ClaspLater, a Luft. Gen.
1044 Jess, HeinzLt1/ZG-2Bf 110C Werk # 2127 "3M + AH" (lost 8/10/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 10 August, 1940 during aerial combat near Portland England. His Gunner, Gefr Hans Kossar was also KIA. Bf 110 Loss List
1045 Jochums, GertOfhr12/22/1924Duisburg7/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0163 (lost 10/11/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 11 October, 1944; crashed at Lavanger Fjord, south of Bardufoss, during a delivery flight, cause not given. Jochums was serving as Co-pilot with Lt Hans Gilbert (also KIC) this date. Source: B.Bines.
1046 Johannsen, HansLt11/23/19158 7/JG-26 (3/41 Sicily & N.Africa) Bf 109E-7 "White 14 + I", Fw 190A-1 Werk # 10075 (lost 3/28/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 28 March, 1942 in aerial combat with Spitfires 3km SW of the Audembert airfield. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim W of Gozo Is. on 7 March, 1941. His 2nd, 3rd & 4th, all Hurricanes of RAF No. 261 Sq. over Malta on 30 April, 1941. His 5th & 6th, both P-40s; one at Sidi Barrani, the other NW of Mersa Matruh, Egypt on 29 July & 2 August, 1941. His 7th, a Spitfire 20 km west of Cape Gris Nez on 21 September, 1941. His 8th, a Spitfire 2 km south of Boulogne on 21 October, 1941. Alternate spelling: Johansen and Johanssen.
1047 Johannsen, Hans HerbertLt11/12/1918Stab II/KG-51 (6/42), 4/KG-51 (9/42 S.U.) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4221 "9K + OM" (lost 9/30/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/5/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA 30 September, 1942; crashed at Tuapse due to engine trouble, two other unnamed crew KIC, one returned (Ju 88 Loss List).
1048 John, FranzUffz1/1/1922Westfalen1 Stabstaffel/JG-51, 13/JG-51 (2/45 Danzig-Langfuhr) Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512629 (lost 2/18/45) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 18 February, 1945 after aerial combat with Russian fighters, 40 km S of the Heiligenbeil airfield, in the Graudenz area. He became separated from his other comrades and was seen in a swarm of Russian fighters. His comrades witnessed the crash, but did not know who it was until they returned to base. Friend of Uffz Hans Emmerling. Jager Blatt 6/1997 & 1/2001. Added: One known victory, a LaGG-5 on 13 October, 1944. The VDK confirms his MIA status. He is commemorated in the German War Cem at Gdansk, Poland, formerly Danzig (D.Drury).
1049 John, Hans DieterOfw84/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1420 "White 10 + -" (lost 10/28/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 28 October, 1940 after being shot down over the English Channel. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire 36 km southeast of Stuttgart, 21 April, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire E of Dover on 9 July, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane southeast of Dover on 13 July, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire SE of Dover on 11 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire NW of Folkestone on 24 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Canterbury on 26 August, 1940. His 7th & 8th, both Spitfires NE of Folkestone on 27 October, 1940.
1050 John, Hans DieterGefr5/JG-27 (Calais)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3369 "Black 11" (lost 9/27/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 27 September, 1940 after something hit his radiator, the engine temp rose sharply, and the engine began to catch fire. He bailed safely, landing unhurt at Mays Farm, Selmeston, near Lewes.
1051 Jordan, HansOfw7/KG-40Fw 200C Werk # 0063 "KF + QC" (lost 7/17/41)Bomber Operational ClaspAC reported lost 17 July, 1941, no further detail (Fw 200 Losses, 1988 Book, per H. Breuer).
1052 Jordens, HansUffz9/KG-3 (9/44 Varrelbusch) He 111 Werk # unk "5K + ET" (lost 9/17/44) Bomber Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 17 September, 1944 at Braassemermeer, east of Leiden, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown. Netherland Loss Registry. Added: The cause reported as German flak. Pilot and all unnamed crewmembers survived (D.Drury).
1053 Jüggner, HansOfw2Stab/JGr SüdBf 109, Fw 190
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 east of Hyeres in southern France, 24 November, 1943. His 2nd, a P-38 over southern France, 28 November, 1943.
1054 Jung, ErichMaj6/17/192230Kdr I/NJG-2 (11/41), Kdr II/ZG-101 (3/43), 6/NJG-2 (12/43), 5/NJG-2, Kdr III/NJG-2 (5/45)Ju 88C; Do 17Z-10 "R4 + AK" (10/40); Ju 88R-2 "R4+AP" and Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620045(?) "R4+AN" in NJG-2(3/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
In March, 1945, Jung scored 7 victories in 20 minutes and an 8th shortly thereafter. His crew was R/O Uffz Walter Heidenreich and Mech Ofw Hans (Heinz) Reinnagel. They flew in "R4+AN" Werk # 620045. Their last mission was 16 March, 1945, and on 25 March, 1945, Werk # 620045 was blown up as U.S. gliders were landing on their airfield at Zellhausen. One known victory, a Lancaster at Ober-Sayn on 24 December, 1943. Another, a Lancaster at Epinal on 28 April, 1944. A Lancaster in the Brussels area on 28 May, 1944. Two "4 mots" in the Dieppe-Abbeville area on 25 June, 1944. Two "4 mots" over northern France, in the Bourges area, on 5 July, 1944. A 3rd "4 mot", same day, N or Paris. Two "4 mots" at St Leu on 8 July, 1944. An 11th, a "4 mot" SE of Orleans on 25 July, 1944. A 12th, a P-38 in the Blechhammer area on 7 August, 1944. Magnus, 30 victories.
1055 Jung, HansLt11/17/19215Stfkpt 8/JG-3Bf 109F-4 Werk # Unk "White 12 + I" (lost 11/10/42)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 10 November, 1942 (Magnus). Shot down by AA fire in the Stalingrad area (LOCS). His first known Soviet victory, a MiG-3 3 km E of Stalingrad on 14 September, 1942. A Yak-1 8 km N of Kotluban on 4 October, 1942. Two MiG-3s 5 km E of Krassnoye-Chuduk on 6 November, 1942.
1056 Jung, Hans UlrichLt3/27/192210 10/JG-3 (7/43), 7/JG-3 (6/44), Stfkpt 10/JG-3 (7/44 Chartres - 1/45 Lippspringe) Bf 109G-6/R3 Werk # Unk "Black 1" (7/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464162 "Black 3" (lost 1/1/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 during Operation Bodenplatte (Magnus). 8 bombers. Jung was known to have crashed his G-14 NNW of Helmond Holland when he hit power lines (DeSwart). One known Sicilian victory, his 1st, a B-24 4 km east of Carmiano on 2 July, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 at Oebisfelde on 11 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) S of Landshut on 24 April, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 at Burg on 29 April, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 SW of Hoya on 8 May, 1944. His 6th, a B-17 at Jördenstorf-Demmin on 13 May, 1944. His 7th, a B-17 at Weieren on 19 May, 1944. His 8th, a B-17 (HSS) at Dessau on 28 May, 1944. His 9th, a P-51 at Le Neuve-Lyre on 23 June, 1944. His 10th, a P-51 SE of Evreux on 24 June, 1944. Magnus, approximately 15 victories. Alternate spelling: Jüng. Added: He is buried in Ysselsteyn Z-6-141 (Manrho/Putz publ.).
Ysselstein, Holland
1057 Jung, WalterOblt11/21/1915DudweilerErprob.St./KG-6 (Channel)Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260204 "3E + KF" (lost 10/7/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 7 October, 1943; failed to return from a mission over London. Presumed to have crashed into the North Sea. Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Walter Borsch, Observer; Ogefr Hans Greuner, R/O and Gefr Ernst Steinhof, Gunner.
1058 Jungbecker, Hans DieterGefr14/JG-27Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 (e.V) at Voges, SW of Obernai, on 27 May, 1944.
1059 Junge, HansUffzJG-300Bf 109G-10 & G-14, Fw 190A-8Fighter Operational ClaspJunge appears on an AC Lost List; AC lost in April 1945 at Berlin, pilot disposition unknown. This may be the Han Junge in JG-27.
1060 Junge, Hans GüntherUffz29/JG-27 (6/42)Bf 109F (Trop) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-40 5 km north of Meitfel el Chebir N. Africa on 5 June, 1942. His 2nd, a P-40 of SAAF No. 5 Sq. 8 km southeast of Bu-Ahmed, 17 June, 1942.
1061 Junge, Hans OttoLt10/JG-52 (Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16513? (should be 6 digit #) "Yellow 6" (lost 8/31/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 31 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51, location not reported.
1062 Jünger, WilhelmUffz8/ZG-26 (1/42), 9/ZG-26 (Med)Bf 110D-3 Werk # 4294 "3U + VS" (lost 1/14/42), Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3234 "3U + 3" (lost 2/28/42), Bf 110 Werk # 4471 "3U + AT" (lost 4/12/42)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 12 April, 1942 along the Sicilian coast, possibly by flak. His unnamed Gunner was also KIA (Bf 110 Loss List). WIC 28 February, 1942 when he collided with Lt Hans Günther Haumann and crashed into the sea north of Trapani. It is believed they were flying the 109s due to a shortage of Bf 110s. His Wk3 4294 reported shot down by fighters over Malta on 14 January, 1942, crew returned OK (Bf 110 Loss List).
1063 Junghans, KurtHptmStfkpt 1(F)/122 (Catania) Ju 88D-1 (Trop) Werk # 430140 "F6 + MH" (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/27/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 6 November, 1942; made a force landing at San Javier, Spain after running out of fuel during a reconnaissance mission at Oran Algeria. The three remaining crew (unnamed) were also carried as MIA, although they may have returned to the unit, as did Junghans. Added: Altho a pilot in his own right, on this flight he served as observer for Lt Scheidig. Remaining crew: Lt Albert Scheidig, Pilot; Fw Hans Uffing, R/O and Uffz Horst Wunderlich, Gnr (D.Drury)
1064 Jungmann, HansFw7/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171491 "Yellow 14" (lost 12/17/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Königswinter (JG-6 List).
1065 Jüppner,Ofw17/JG-26 (10/42)Bf 109F, Fw 190A-4 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a LaGG-3 on 16 March, 1943. This is most likely Hans Jüppner, next record, before re-assignment to JGr Süd.
1066 Jüppner, HansOfw7Stab JGr Süd (11/43), 1/JG-11 (4/44)Fw 190A in JGr Süd, Fw 190A-7 Werk # 643945 (lost 4/24/44) in JG-11EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 April, 1944 during aerial combat at Darmstadt, near Westbahnhof. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 E of Hyeres, Southern France on 24 November, 1943. His 6th, a P-47 10 km S of Flensburg on 9 April, 1944. His 7th, a B-17 (HSS) at Fehmarn Is. on 11 April, 1944.
1067 Juranek, HansLt9/3/1922Wiener - Neustadt9/JG-2 (Ettinghausen 2/45)Fw 190A, Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600411 (lost 2/19/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 19 February, 1945 during aerial combat over Limburg with a P-47 of 36FG. Jager Blatt 2/2001. His D-9 crashed in a forest at Herborn. He was buried in Hattenrod (Source: Horst Jeckel).
1068 Jurck, Hans WernerObltStfkpt 14(Pz)/SG-151 (10/44)Ju 87G, Fw 190F-8 & Hs 129Assault Operational Clasp
1069 Jurecsa, ErnstOgefr4 & 12 Erg/KG-26 (Blankensee)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8222 (lost 8/28/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 28 August, 1942 crash during a training exercise 1500 meters southeast of the Esbjerg airfield, catching fire, cause not given. Remaining crew (KIC): Ogefr Walter Scheyer (1/15/21, Grave 18, Obs; Gefr Hans Joachim Linke (geb10/23/22, Grave 17), R/O and Gefr Walter Bischof (geb 1/16/22 Würzburg, Grave 20), Gunner. All were buried in the Fovrfelt Cemetery on 2 September, 1942, in Esbjerg. After the war, the remains of Jurecsa were cremated and returned home to Germany. Source: Air War over Denmark. Alternate spelling: Jursca (Ju 88 Loss List)
1070 Jürgens, ErnstOblt2/28/19152/Kü.Fl.Gr-106Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0656 "M2 + DK" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
POW 5 May, 1941 after being shot down by a Beaufighter just after crossing the Yorkshire coast. The AC exploded on impact on John Barkers timber yard. Remaining crew (all POW): Oblt z See Reinhold Metzger (Spanish Cross, EK 1 & 2), Observer, Ofw Hans Beeck (EK 1 & 2), wireless Operator and Fw Heinrich Jänichen, gunner. All of the crew bailed safely. Added: The timber yard was at Idle, near Bradford. The Beaufighter was from No.25 Sq., piloted by Sgt Kenneth Hollowell (D.Drury).
1071 Jürgens, HansFw135/JG-27 (9/42)Bf 109F & G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440741 "Black 3" (lost 4/19/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 April, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 at Bergheim. One known victory, a P-40 in the El Alamein area on 16 September, 1942. Another, a P-40, southwest of El Alamein on 20 October, 1942. He was sd 1 November, 1942 by RCAF pilot F/Sgt J.F. Edwards, of No. 260 Sq. south of El Daba, apparently safe (RCAF Claims List). He downed a Spitfire over Pachino Sicily on 1 March, 1943. Another, a P-40, 40 km east southeast of Cape Bon on 29 April, 1943. Another, a B-17 25 km west of Cape San Vito on 9 May, 1943. Another B-17 was downed south of Marsala on 21 May, 1943. His 8th, in Sicily, a Spitfire 2 km northwest of Marettimo on 15 June, 1943. His 9th, a B-17 W of Bremen on 29 November, 1943. His 10th & 11th, both B-17,s; one 20 km south of Zell-am See Austria, the 2nd, no loc., 12/19/43. His 12th, a B-17 50 km SE of Magdeburg on 8 March, 1944. His 13th, a B-17 S of Stuttgart on 16 March, 1944.
1072 Jüsgen, Hans Maj1Stab I/NJG-3Bf 110C EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
His 1st victory, a Whitley 8 km south of Nijmegen on 14 February, 1941. Perry Claims.
1073 Kaessner, KarlUffz12/11/1920III/KG-3 (Münster - Handorf)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300196 (lost 10/20/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 20 October, 1943 during aerial combat at Petershagen Hävern, buried Diepholz Grave 26-28. Remaining crew: Obs Ogefr Hams Raum (9/26/1923, bur Diepholz Gr 26-28); R/O Uffz Hans Göppert (12/1/1922, bur Diepholz Gr 26-28) and Gnr Ogefr Erich Groth (no data).
1074 Kahl, Hans WernerOfhrFl.ü.G.-1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430495 (lost 1/18/44)Wound Badge
Pilot Badge
His A-7 reported crashed at Bielefeld 18 January, 1944, cause unknown. He bailed safely with injuries.
1075 Kahler, FranzUffz3/KG-27 (Russia)He 111H-6 Werk # 4883 "HG + ML" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 24 December, 1942 east of Tschertkowo, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt Hans Nordmann, Observer, Fw Karl Schneider, wireless operator, Ogefr Hans Hille, gunner and Uffz Werner Wagner, mechanic.
1076 Kainz, HansLtSG unitFw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1077 Kaiser-Dieckhoff, HansLt27/JG-77 (1/45)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 1st & 2nd victories, a Spitfire and a "twin engine ac" on 14 January, 1945. This may be the Fw Dieckhoff in 6/JG-77, with two earlier victories.
1078 Kaiser, DieterLt15/JG-300Bf 109G-14 Werk # 511872 "Yellow 6" (lost 12/17/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 17 December, 1944, cause unknown. His body recovered in the wreckage of his G-14 by a Slovakian Recovery Team (JG-300 website report w/pictures). This is Hans Dieter!
1079 Kaiser, HansLt7/JG-77 (1/45 Bönninghardt) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490438 (lost 1/14/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA and bailed safely, 14 January, 1945 during aerial combat; his G-10 crashed in the Zutphen area, south of Diepenheim Holland. (DeSwart & Bf 109 Loss List)
1080 Kaiser, HansUffz1/Fl.Erg.Gr. (See) Kamp (Kobenhavn)Bv 138Air Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 12 October, 1942 when he was a passenger in another Bv 138 which crashed on takeoff in the Oresund off Snekkersten Denmark. He was buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1081 Kaiser, Hans DieterLt9/7/192215/JG-300 (Reinsdorf)Bf 109G-14/U4 Werk # 511872 "Yellow 6" (lost 12/17/44 in Upper Schlesia)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Slezsko, CZ. Source: JG-300 Loss List, buried Valasske, Blk 1, Row 23, Grave 1066.
1082 Kalchschmid, HansUffz11/6/192228/JG-4, 6/JG-4 (9/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 681348 "Blue 15" (lost 9/27/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 September, 1944 at Gotha, opposing the Kassel Raid, the same day as his one known victory. One known victory, a B-17 at Lössnitz-Olbernhau on 11 September, 1944. A 2nd, a P-51 S of Gotha on 27 September, 1944. Alternate spelling: Kahlschmid & Kalckschmid.
1083 Kalckreuth, Hans Gotthelf von 'Hago' HptmAdj I/KG-4 (1/41), Stfkpt 10/KG-4 (3/42), Kdr I/KG-4 (6/43-10/43), Kdr I/KG-100 (11/43-5/44), III/KG-1 (5/44), Kdr I/KG-100 (8/44)He 111H, Do 217, He 177A-3
DK-G (12/15/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Jager Blatt 5/1997 & LOCS.
1084 Kalisch, MartinOfw9/26/1912Antonienhütte4/KG-40Do 217E-4 Werk # 1190 "F8 + LM" (lost 5/15/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 15 May, 1942 when his ac was sd by Spitfires of No.610 Sq. and crashed into the sea off Hippisburgh Norfolk. Two bodies were recovered at the scene, with two otherd missing. Remaining crew: Ogefr Friedrich Wimmer, Obs (MIA); Ogefr Rudolf Stein, Flt Engr (KIA) and Ogefr Hans Georg Westermann, Gnr (MIA). The two deceased buried at CC, Blk 5, Row 2; Kalisch Gr 33, Stein Gr 32 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1085 Kaller, Hans4/28/1921GelsenkirchenNSGr-4Fw 190AAssault Operational ClaspMIA 3 August, 1944 in the area of Baranow. Jager Blatt article.
1086 Kalte, PeterLt9/12/1920Kassel11/KG-4He 111H-4 Werk # 6965 "5J + JV" (lost 3/21/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 21 March, 1944 when his ac crashed on a training flight from Pilsen to Kosteletz (CZ). The ac crashed in the village of Sutovo. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Hans Kühlmann, Obs; Uffz Otto Treszcz, R/O; Ogefr Ernst Kröcher, Flt Engr and Ogefr Gerhard Hubert, Gnr. A Slovakian source shows the crew buried at Zilina, Slovaki (D.Drury).
1087 Kammer, HansFhr6/23/1922KönigsbergFFS B31 (Brandis)Ju 88A-12 Werk # 880229 "KC + EF" (lost 1/30/44)Student PilotKIC with his entire crew 30 January, 1944; crashed in a peat bog between Kovarska and Horni, Cz., cause unknown. Remaining crew: Fhr Armin Schneider, Obs; Uffz Heinz Eberlich, R/O and Uffz Hans Frank, Gnr (F.Braun).
1088 Kamp, Hans Karl Maj1/9/1918Essen233/ZG-76 (6/40), Stfkpt 7/NJG-4, Kdr III/NJG-4 (6/43), Kdr I/JG-301 (1/44), Kdr III/JG-300 (12/44)Bf 110C "M8 + HH" in 3/ZG-76 June, 1940, Bf 110E "3C + AR" in 7/NJG-4, Bf 110F-2, Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5448 (lost 7/13/43; injured with R/O Fw Franz Stein, crashed at Eclaires due to engine fire) & Bf 110 Wk# 5527(lost 12/20/43) in NJG-4, Do 217 & Ju 88 in NJG-4, Bf 109G-10 Werk # 491253 (or 233) "Black << + I"(lost 12/31/44))
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 December, 1944 in his G-10 north of Hamburg; downed by a P-51. Shot down in Werk # 5527 "3C + AD" by Lancaster return fire on 20 December, 1943, crashing at Bougnez, krs. Malmedy. Buried Hanover-Seelhorst, Block 14/1253. The crew bailed, but not without injury to the R/O & Gunner. The other crew: Fw Franz Stein and Uffz Wilhelm Rürup. On 27 November, 1944, he lost a G-14 at Hattdorf/Harz. Injuries unknown. One known victory, a Hudson at Trondheim, 11 June, 1940. Another, a Wellington 26 km northeast of Laon on 22 November, 1942. A Wellington and a Halifax on 15 April, 1943. A Lancaster at St Arnoud on 2 May, 1944. A triple victory on 8 May, 1944; all three "4 mots", in the Bourges/Romorantin areas. A triple victory on 28 May, 1944; all three Lancasters, in the Brussels/Zottegem area. A "4 mot" N of Mailly-le-Camp on 28 June, 1944. Also flew Bf 110F "3C +AR" (Summer, 1942).
1089 Kampfner, HansGefrPilot Badge(3/31/43)Document found online.
1090 Kaniss, HansOfw4/8/1917Halberstadt38/JG-1 (France) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412192 "Black 13" (lost 8/7/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 August, 1944 in "Black 13" during aerial combat with a P-47 near Courandes, north of Rennes. He managed to bail safely. Two known victories, both P-38s at Montagne, near Caen, on 24 July, 1944. A 3rd, a P-47 (w.b.) on 7 August, 1944, no location given. Deceased 19 August, 1960 at Bad Mergentheim. Alternate spelling: Kanis.
1091 Kannauer, HansGefrI/JG-52 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 511485 (lost 3/23/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 23 March, 1945; crashed east of Kalkai after aerial combat.
1092 Kannegiesser, Hans JoachimLt10/JG-11Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5676 (lost 11/11/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 November, 1943 when he crashed at the Aalborg East airfield after returning from an operation, cause not given. He was buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 20 November, 1943. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1093 Kannegiesser, WernerLt1/13/1923Dresden10(Jabo)/JG-2 (3/44 France)Fw 190A-7 Werk # 842971(lost 3/18/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 18 March, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing in a field 100 meters east of Moosbeuren/Biberach. Jager Blatt article, 4/2000. Added: Werner was sd by 1/Lt Edward Freeburger, who was killed attempting an emergency landing at Schemmerhofen in his P 51 after the fight. Werner buried in the St Anna Cemetery, Dresden. Witnessing the air battle over his home at Britschweiler, was 6 year old Hans Rapp (F. Braun).
1094 Lohse, J.Oblt3/Kü.Fl.Gr-106 (9/44) He 115C-1 Werk # 3259 "M2 + CL" (lost 9/19/40) Observer Operational Clasp His He 115 crashed into the North Sea by the English coast on 19 September, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Pilot Oblt Lohse KIC and buried Ysselsteyn AR -10-230. Remaining crew: Maj Hans Joachim Kannengiesser (or Kannegiesser), Obs (KIC, bur Yssel AR-10-229) and Ogefr H.Kirchwehm, R /O (KIC, bur Yssel BQ-6-137) (SGLO).
1095 Kansier, Hans JurgenBomber unit, Nordland 41-44He 111 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA, aerial combat. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
1096 Karbe, AdalbertHptm12/28/1913Barrenwinkel3/KG-55 (4/40), Stfkpt 3/KG-55 (9/40 Operation Barbarossa)He 111P-4 Werk # 3098 "G1 + BL" (dam Dreux crash), He 111P-4 Werk # 2948 (dam emer land Dreux), He 111H-6 Werk # 7526 "G1 + GV" (lost 7/30/42)
RK(11/12/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 30 July, 1942: sd by Beaufighter night fighters and went down off the south coast of England. Karbe, acting as Obs this night, Fw Erhard Schäffer, Flt Engr and Ogefr Hans Delatron, Gunner were killed. Ofw Richard Bock, Pilot and Ofw Wilhelm Becker, R/O, survived and were captured. Karbe was injured in both P-4 accidents. In September, 1941, his crew destroyed 7 railway trains in a single mission.
1097 Karger, HansLt6/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173881 "Black 5" (dam 9/12/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 September, 1944 at Zülpich, no further detail (JG-6 List). Engine fire? "Verbrennungen"
1098 Kärger, Hans GüntherGefr7/JG-3 (Channel)Bf 109F-2 Werk# 8143 "White 3 + I" (lost 5/22/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 May, 1941 in aerial combat with a Hurricane IIB of RAF No. 601 Squadron, flown by F/O Ogilvie (Milan Krajci). The only location given is "east of Ambleteuse". Most likely crashed into the sea north of Calais (J.Formeman)
1099 Karl, Hans Georg JorgFw21/JG-1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 643908 "White 15" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 May, 1944 during aerial combat near Nordburg, by Hannover. No known grave. One known victory, his 1st, the Final Destruction of a B-17 in the Münster area on 22 April, 1944 (Perry Claims). His 2nd, a B-24 in the Sulingen area on 29 April, 1944.
1100 Karlewski, HansMaj62/NJG-1 (4/44), Stab/NJG-2Bf 110EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "shared" Lancaster 10 km S of Xanten on 23 April, 1944. A Halifax off Hoek-v-Holland on 22 May, 1944. A "4 mot" NW of Dortmund on 23 May, 1944. A Halifax 30 km W of Aachen on 25 May, 1944. A Mosquito off Terschelling on 11 July, 1944. A 6th, a "4 mot" SW of Stuttgart on 29 July, 1944. Magnus Report, 13 victories or higher. Boiten 11 victories.

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