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11601 Nobis, WernerUffz5/JG-1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 340304 "Black 13" (lost 4/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 April, 1944 during aerial combat with Allied fighters near Kleinglingen, south of Celle. No known grave. Source: J. Geensen. Another source says he was wounded this date. Needs Research.
11602 Nocken, Klaus WilhelmMaj11/30/1916Krefeld1/Kü.Fl.Gr. 906 (12/39), Stfkpt 2/KSG-2 (10/41), Stfkpt 7/KG-26 (5/42), Kdr III/KG-26 (2/44), Kdr IV/KG-26 (9/44)He 111H, Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140088 "1T + AR" (lost 11/9/42) in III Grp, RK(10/29/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/20/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Killed 16 May, 1945 at Prague, Czech. during an uprising of some sort under unclear circumstances. His A-4 reported lost at sea 9 November, 1942, sd by British fighters. He and R/O Uffz Horst Müller were rescued by a German submarine; Obs Lt Ernst Lampe and Gnr Sonderfüh. Johannes Rempel are still reported MIA. (Kaiser RK book).
11603 Noe, JohannesUffz3/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7274 (lost 6/2/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 2 June, 1942 during aerial combat NE of Grakowo.
11604 Noelmeier, KarlLt2(F)/Ob. d. L. (S.U.) Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0852 "VB + KM" (lost 7/6/41) Observer Operational Clasp POW with unnamed crew near Leningrad 6 July, 1941, probably lost to enemy fighters (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew: Lt Dietrich Willms, Obs (POW); Ofw Hans Sick, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Siegfried Schädlich, Flt Engr (KIA). Only Ofw Sick and Uffz Schädlich have VDK entries, Schädlich commemorated at Sologubowka, Russia and Sick commemorated at Kaliningrad-Sammelfriedhof, Russia (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Neelmeier.
11605 Nolden,OfwIV/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15973 (lost 10/4/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 October, 1943 during aerial combat at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 49314.
11606 Noll, GüntherHptmStfkpt 6/KG-30Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk "4D + AP" (lost 5/16/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW (in Canada) 16 May, 1940: attacked by three Skuas of No. 803 Sq, they had to ditch in the sea at Forra in Bogen due to engine damage. Remaining crew: Fw Hubert Trimborn (POW in Canada), Fw Willi Shell (Pow, but ret'd to KG-30 later) and Fw Ernst Kübler (KIA) (Flyrak Norway).
11607 Noll, KurtFw10/9/1921IselohnKIA 17 April, 1945.
11608 Nöller, RudolfHptm4/StG-2 (Med)Ju 87 R-2 Werk # 5677 "T6 + AM" (lost 2/5/41)EP (11/30/40)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/pendant
KIA 5 February, 1941; Sardinia/Sicily; His R/O, Ofw Gerhard Thieme, no disposition, no further detail. Ju 87 Loss List. EP date per Award Doc/Russell Adams.
11609 Noller, Wilhelm "Willi"Lt11/28/1919Schwäbisch - Hall2 2/StG-2 (6/42 S.U.), Erg/SG-2 (8/44), 7/SG-10 (3/45) Ju 87B-2, Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2298 "T6 +?K" (lost7/13/42), Fw 190F-8 (lost 4/10/45) RK(4/16/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/13/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Dive Bmbr w/Pend & Brnz Assault Oper.Clasps
Russian POW 10 April, 1945; sd with wounds, but managed to escape. His F-8 crashed at Markersdorf after combat with Russian fighters. 1056 missions including 34 in the Fw 190. Destroyed 86 tanks, 2 armored trains, 2 ships and 5 bridges. Shot down once but managed to bail out successfully. Wounded once in a takeoff accident in his Ju 87, Wk# 2298, ramming three 109s at Kartmyschewka (Ju 87 Loss List). Deceased 26 December, 2011 Erlangen (P. Bastin).
11610 Nollmeyer, ReinholdFw5(H)/11Fw 189A-1 Werk # 2222 (50% dam 9/19/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 19 September, 1942 by enemy fire near Bogdanowka Russia. No mention of crew disposition. Obs Loss List
11611 Nolte, HelmuthFhr11/JG-4Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490142 "Yellow 14" (lost 12/8/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Rippendorf (JG-4 List).
11612 Nolte, HelmuthUffz4/LG-1 (Schleswig)He 111H-3 "L1 + KM" (lost 4/25/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 25 April, 1940; on his second mission to Norway, to attack shipping, he was sd by Gladiators of No. 263 Sq.. On of his engines caught fire and he made a force landing in the Rauma River at Fiva. Remaining crew: Gefr Herbert Schmidt, Obs (POW); Uffz Hans Schräder, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Harry Frerichs, Gnr (POW). Uffz Schräder buried in the Havstein Cem., Trondheim (Flyvrak Norway).
11613 Nömayr, JosefOblt9/KG-2 Do 217E-4 Werk # 4211 "U5 + BT" (lost 6/22/42) Bomber Operational Clasp His Do 217 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on 22 June, 1942, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Oblt Nömayr KIA, buried Ysselsteyn CL-2-27. Remaining crew: Ofw H.Schmidt, Obs (KIA, bur Ysselsteyn AD-5-112); Ofw J.Brockhoff, R/O (MIA) and Kriegsberichter J.Pagels, Gnr (MIA) (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
11614 Noppeney, KarlGefr13/JG-4Bf 109K-4 Werk # 331447 "Black 1" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 January, 1945 during Operation Bodenplatte, crashing at Wilderen, near St Trond. Buried Lommel, Block 57/276. Source: A. Rosseels. Alternate spelling: Noppener (Bf 109 Loss List).
Lommel, Belgium
11615 Nörbert, FritzUffzErg/JG-West (France)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9201 (95% dam 1/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 20 January, 1943 after experiencing engine failure on a non-operational flight, crashing at Caudes.
11616 Nordbruch, KarlOblt1/19/1920Altona Hamburg1/KG-100He 177A-3 Werk # 332241 "SL + WV" (dam 1/28/44)Bomber Operational ClaspInjured 28 January, 1944, in a non-operational crash on a drill field in Erlangen, cause, "freezing up". Remaining crew (injured): Uffz Fritz Knjawsky, geb 10/15/1918, Mech; Uffz Otto Hinrichsen, geb 5/25/1923, Gunner and Uffz Detlef Hansen, geb 8/18/1917, R/O. Source: B.Bines.
11617 Noreisch, ErnstUffz110/JG-11 (12/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 734359 "White 10 + I" (dam 10/16/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 961063 "Black 10 + I" (lost 1/1/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 shortly after passing Koblenz and entering Allied territory over Belgium, most likely a victim of P-47s which struck his Stfkpt., Oblt. Grosser. The A-8 is reported to have crashed at Margraten, near Maastricht Holland per Dutch researchers (DeSwart). Injured in a force landing 16 October, 1944 at Hustedt due to engine trouble. One known victory, a P-47 At Saar_Hunsrück on 23 December, 1944. Added: Buried Ysselsteyn G-11-271 (Manrho/Putz publ.).
11618 Noriega-Labat, Antonio HptmSpainFighter Unit, France, 1941; 2/Esquadron Azul(Span), Stfkpt 15(Span)/JG-51(S.U.)D.520 in France, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5432 (lost 7/1/42) in JG-51Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 July, 1942 during aerial combat with enemy fighters near Mzensk. Switched from the French Gaulist to the Vichy French in May, 1941 (Neulen).
Original grave (photo courtesy
11619 Normann, Baldüin vonHptmStfkpt 2(F)/123 (9/39 Wurzburg)Do 17P Werk # 4414 "4U + K" (lost 0/30/39)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 30 October, 1939; shot down during a reconnaissance mission by a Hurricane of RAF No. 1 Sq., piloted by P/O Mould, 10 miles southwest of Toul, France, crashing at Traveron, N of Sauvigny. Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt Hermann Heisterberg, Obs and Fw Friedrich Pfeuffer, Gnr. Source: Wiki Luft data, D.Stankey & L.DeZeng. Proper name: Normann und Audenhove.
11620 Normann, GünterUffz191811/JG-54Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk# 13039 "White ?" (lost 6/26/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 June, 1942 over Map Quadrant 19274. His one known victory, A Lagg-3 on 25 June, 1942, one day before his death.
11621 Nosch, GünterUffz9/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18790 "Yellow 10 + I" (lost 1/16/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 16 January, 1944 during aerial combat. Crashed south of Concordia.
11622 Nöske, KlausMaj11/26/1911Potsdam2/KG z.b.V. 172 (7/39), Stfkpt 1/KG-4 (11/39), Kdr I/KG-4 (1/41), IV/KG-2 (44)He 111P & H RK(5/16/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Russian POW from 5/45 to 1/50. His Gruppe managed to sink 3 ships and damage three others in a series of low-level attacks on 28 and 29 August, 1941. 212 combat missions. In 1945, served as a Major in Paratrooper Regt 29 in Czech. Post-war retired (3/68) Obstlt in the Bundeswehr.Deceased 15 May, 1978, Göttingen (D,Stankey & L.DeZeng).
11623 Noske, RudiFw2/5/192418(Sturm)/JG-300 (12/44 Löbnitz) Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 960316 "Black 19" (lost 1/14/45 near Kyritz/Wittstock), 2nd A-8 lost 3/24/45
EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
KIA 24 March, 1945; sd by P-51's of the 353rd FG at Göttingen. One known victory, a B-24 at Prossnitz (Olomouc) on 17 December, 1944.
11624 Nöss, ArthurFw4/KG-53He 111H Werk # unk "A1 + DM" (lost 6/1/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 1 June, 1940; sd in Swiss airspace by Bf 109E-3's of the Swiss Air Force, Fl.Kp.6, piloted by Lts Jean Roubaty and Alfred Wachter. The ac crashed near Lignieres, killing the entire crew. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Hans Kaltenbach, Obs; Uffz Emil Heimann, Flt Engr; Gefr Otto Eduard Emil Müller, R/O and Gefr Engelbert Plötz, Gnr. The known graves of four are in the War Cem. in Memmingen-Waldfriedhof, Blk III, Row 2; Nöss in Gr 5, Heimann in Gr 9, Müller in Gr 7 and Plötz in Gr 1. The burial location for Kaltenbach is unknown (D.Drury).
11625 Nossek, RainerOblt5/5/1920Huttendorf, Krs. HohenelbeI/StG-2, 5/StG-2 (7/42 S.U.), 4/SG-2, 10(Pz)/SG-3, 3(Pz)/SG-9Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2323 "T6 + HN" (lost 7/13/42; combat near Forschstädt, crew retd), Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2871 (lost 9/7/43 in bombing attack at Krassnoarmeiskoje airfield), Ju 87G-1 RK(10/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 30 April, 1945 during landing approach at Sülte near Schwerin, when he was jumped by Spitfires of Belgian 350 Sq., and shot down. Hptm Kuffner shot down the same way, and Oblt Bromen seriously wounded. 800 missions, all in the East. Approximately 73 tanks destroyed.
11626 Notemann, HelmutFw4/16/191855/JG-3 (S.U. 10/42, Schiphol 10/43)Bf 109G-6
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 30 October, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 18 April, 1943. A 3rd, an I-16 on 27 April, 1943. A Soviet Spitfire on 10 May, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-5 on 23 May, 1943. Magnus, 7 victories. Deceased 22 September, 1998.
11627 Nothing, PhillipOfw1/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/13/44 aat Oberröhnheim)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 July, 1944 during aerial combat at Oberröhnheim. Source: JG-300 Loss List
11628 Notter, HermannGefr2III/JG-7 (2/45)Me 262
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 Februaru, 1945, the date of his two victories! His first known victories, both B-17s on 22 February, 1945. He was probably in 9 Staffel, as they were engaged this date.
11629 Nottmeier, F.Uffz3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142136 "M2 + FL" (lost 8/19/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with two other unnamed crew 19 August, 1942; sd by a Beaufighter of No. 141 Sq. (Clee & Grant), crashed into the sea SE of Selsey Bill, one other crew MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
11630 Novak, RaimundUffzKroatien LegionCr.42 Werk # 977 (lost 12/14/43)Fighter Operational ClaspUninjured 14 December, 1943; his ac hit the ground and exploded at Gorica Yugoslavia. Since no injury reported, he must have bailed safely. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
11631 Nowack, HorstLtIV/LG-1 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5579 "??" (lost 8/2/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew as he accidentally flew into the ground at Deutsch-Latenburg 2 August, 1943 (Ju 88 Loss List).
11632 Nowacki, PaulUffz1/Kü.Fl.Gr.- 606 (Atlantic)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5213 "7T + AH" (lost 5/19/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his Observer Oblt z.See Günther Hitschfeld and two other unnamed crew on 19 May, 1941 when they flew into a hill at Yelverton, Devon while on a mission to Ireland (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Joachim Kasten, R/O and Uffz Heinz Knor, Mech. All four buried in Cannock Chase, Graves 6/343-6/346 (D.Drury). Alternate spellings: Nowaki & Nowack.
11633 Nowak, HubertUffz8/JG-77 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 410035 "TV + II" (lost 10/5/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 5 October, 1943; Aerial combat near Bologna. Mombeek MIA List.
11634 Nowak, KarlFw79/JG-2 (7/41 Channel)Fw 190A-2 Werk# 5282 "Yellow 2 + I" (lost 6/10/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 10 June, 1942; Combat with a Spitfire at 70 meters, hit the sea (Channel); crashed into the Channel at Map Quadrant 1173/15. Mombeek MIA List. Victory count may be 10. One known victory, a twin engine Whirlwind of RAF No. 263 Sq. on 4 September, 1941, flown by Sgt G.L. Buckwell, shot down over the channel north of Cherbourg. His 1st victory, a Blenheim (1/2 to flak) in the St. Omer area on 4 July, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 9 July, 1941, no location. Nos.3 & 4 on 23 July, 1941, downing a Spitfire and a Hurricane NW of Berck. Nos. 5 & 6, both Whirlwinds N of Cherbourg on 4 September, 1941. His 7th, a Spitfire near Le Touquet on 8 November, 1941. Magnus, 12 victories.
11635 Nowak, RudolfUffz5/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1086 "T6 + D3" (lost 5/26/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 26 May, 1943 after making an emergency landing in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 7233 after being attacked by enemy fighters. Ju 87 Loss List
11636 Nowakowski, FelixFw1(F)/122 (Vendeville) Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0813 "F6 + AH" (or AI) (lost 4/28/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew 28 April, 1941 when they failed to return from a missio over Britain, cause unknown. His observer, Oblt Richard Schofer, and two others, unnamed, also MIA (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Nowankowski.
11637 Noweck, HerbertOfw11/19/19183(F)/123Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430469 (lost 5/25/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew, 25 May, 1943, at "Traveuzot, Guichen", no further detail. Remaining crew (all Mont de Huisnes, Vault 11): Oblt Bernhard Freckmann (geb 5/15/1916), Obs, Gr 71; Uffz Stefan Dyrbusch (geb 9/2/1918), Gr 31 and Uffz Herbert Knye (geb 2/10/1921, Gr 11. Pilot Ofw Noweck buried in Grave 51 (absa3945).
11638 Nowotny, HansUffz5/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 27128 "< o" (lost 1/30/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 30 January, 1944 during aerial combat; his G-6 crashed near Arnhem Holland.
11639 Nowotny, Walter 'Nowi'Maj12/7/1920Gmünd, Austria258Erg,1, 2 & 9/JG-54(2/41), 3/JG-54(3/42), Stfkpt 1/JG-54(10/42), Kdr I/JG-54(8/43), Kdr JG-101(4/44 Achmer)Bf 109E-7 # 1137 "Wh 2" (dam 7/19/41) in Erg Grp, Bf 109F-4 "Yellow 2" in 3/JG-54, Bf 109F-4 "Yellow 8" (7/42 S.U.), Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10360 "Blk 1" (lost 8/11/42), Fw 190A-5 Wk# 2642, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 1501__ "White 5" in 1/JG-54, Me 262A-1a Werk # 110400 "White 8" (lost 11/8/44) RK(9/4/42)-Br(10/19/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
HJ Pin-G
Wnd Bdg
Ftr Oper Clsp w/"400"
Plus 22 Unconfirmed. 2 Bombers in Me 262. 442 combat missions. His first known Soviet victory, two I-15s on 19 July, 1941, while in 1(Erg)/JG-54. One of many multiples, he downed three LaGG-5s and three LaGG-3s on 21 June, 1943. Another, three Yak-1s, four LaGG-3s and three MiG-3s, for a total of 10 victoriesin 4 hours, 22 minutes on 24 June, 1943. "Nowi" crashed "Black 1", Wk# 10360, making a victory pass and running out of fuel. He was unhurt. Scored JG-54s 250th victory in #410004, an A-5, and the 300th victory in an A-8 "White 8" both of I/JG-54. Took command of Kdo Nowotny in September of 1944. On 8 Nov., 1944, while Kdr III/JG-6,after downing a bomber (# 258) in his Me 262A-1a Wk# 110400 "White 8", he suffered engine failure and was attacked over Achmer airfield by Mustangs. His victors are said to be 1/Lt Edw "Buddy" Haydon of 357FG & Capt Ernest "Feeb" Fiebelkorn of 20FG. He was killed in the ensuing crash, at Epe, 2.5 km East of Hesepe. Germanys 5th Leading Ace. EL 9/4/43. S 9/22/43. Also flew a Bf 109F-2 "White 8" in 1/JG-54 in the Summer of 1942. An Fw 190A-4 "Wh 10" and "White 1" in 1/JG-54. Photos, buried Vienna.

Young Nowotny in JG54

11640 Nozika, Erich Emil?Uffz18/JG-2 (8/43), 12/JG-2 (10/43)Fw 190A-5 Werk# 410211 (lost 10/23/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 23 October, 1943; Combat, crashed into the sea at Lannion, Map Quadrant 4087/15 West. Mombeek MIA List. His one known victory, a Typhoon on 15 August, 1943. Alternate spelling: Nozikz or Nezicka.
11641 Nübler, ErwinFw4/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 8779 "5K + GN" (lost 12/4/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 4 December, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
11642 Nüsken, RudolfLt9/23/1917Berlin41(H)/41 (6/42), 10/JG-51 (4/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1195 "White 7" (lost 7/7/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 7 July, 1943 in the Malo-Archangelsk area, cause unknown. His first known victory, a Soviet R-4 and a Boston on 6 July, 1943. Added: 4 victories. The cause possibly rammed by a Yak-1 of 517 IAP in the Malo-Archangelsk vicinity (LOCS).
11643 Nüsse, FerdinandUffz7/27/1920Paderborn6/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173924 "Black 12" (lost 12/5/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739252 "Black 5" (lost 12/26/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 December, 1944 during aerial combat by Eschdorf, near Wiltz Luxembourg, while providing air cover over the Bastogne sector. Buried Sandweiler (Lux.), Block R/215A. WIA 5 December, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51 escorts in the Waren area; bailed safely.
11644 Nüssle, KurtUffz12/21/1921Ulm49/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 734007 "White 13 + I" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 in aerial battle during the attack on the Asch airfield by Allied fighters. His remains were excavated in As-Lanklaar, near Asch, in the mid 90s. Buried Lommel, Block 57/13 (Rosseels). His first known victory, two Soviet LaGG-5s on 19 July, 1944. Nos. 3 & 4, a P-40 and a Yak-9 on 17 August, 1944.
Lommel, Belgium
11645 Nutke, GerhardUffz14/JG-54Most likely an Fw 190A-8 "Black ?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-47s near Damme.
11646 Nutsch, HarryFw3(H)/14Fw 189A-1 Werk # 2233 (30% dam 9/6/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 6 September, 1942 after being hit by flak at Saratowskaja. His Observer, Oblt Karl Weigelt, was WIA. Obs Loss List
11647 Nutt, GeorgUffz2/NJG-11Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332522 (lost 2/26/45)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 February, 1945 during aerial combat while on an intercept mission, crashing south of Schwetzingen. Source: Klaus Deschner.
11648 Nyemetz, JanosOffz CandHungary101/3 Ftr. Sq.Bf 109G-6Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 August, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51s. Source: Punka-Osprey.
11649 Obenback, KurtObltII/KG-77Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6027 "3Z + EC" (lost 5/5/41)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW with unnamed crew 5 May, 1941; they suffered engine failure and ran out of fuel and made a force landing on he beach at Waxham, Norfolk. One of the crew is killed in the crash. Alternate spelling: Obenbach & Obenhack. Added: The ac hit a sand dune. Remaining crew: Gefr Karl heinz Rose, Obs; Uffz Josef Simon, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Wolfgang Winkler von Mohrendorf, Gnr.. The surviving crew were all injured and captured, Uffz Simon buried in the Norwich Cem., Norfolk, Sec 54, Gr 235 (D.Drury).
11650 Oberdieck, HelmutOblt6/28/1918Stfkpt 9/KG(J)-6 (2/45), Kdr III/KG(J)-6 (3/45)Fw 190A-8, Me 262Fighter Operational ClaspJager Blatt article.
11651 Obergaulinger, JosefUffz1/KG-40Fw 200C-3 Werk # 0054 "F8 + HH" (lost 4/29/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA while serving as Co-pilot for Oblt Roland Schelcher on 29 April, 1941. Their ac was sd by enemy fire during a flight to the Faroe Islands, and crashed at sea off the Shetland Islands. Only two bodies were recovered, that of Obergaulinger and Gunner Gefr Erwin Sengbusch. Uffz Obergaulinger buried in CC/3/17/520. See pilot Oblt Roland Schelcher for further detail (D.Drury).
11652 Oberheid, PeterFw12/12/1921Bad Godesberg106/NJG-2Ju 88A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" opposing the Düsseldorf raid, on 2 November, 1944. He shot down a total of 10 4 motor bombers in 1944. Deceased 13 July, 2003. Jager Blatt 4/2003.
11653 Oberheide, HeinzFw64/NJG-3 (8/43), 6/NJG-2 (8/44), 7/NJG-3 (2/45)Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621445 "D5 + DR" (lost 2/8/45)EP

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA with one other unnamed crew 8 February, 1945 during a night operation flight, crashing at Agathenburg , near Stade, due to a fuel shortage (Boiten & Ju 88 Loss List). One known victory, a Halifax 12 km W of Peenemünde on 17 August, 1943. A 2nd, a "4 mot Flzg." 20 km NNE of Berlin on 24 August, 1943. A 3rd, a "4 mot" 15 km E of Kassel on 22 October, 1943. A 4th, same day, a Lancaster 10 km NE of Kassel. A 5th, an "unidentified" AC 35 km E of Berlin on 2 December, 1943. A 6th, a "4 mot" on 11 August, 1944, no location given.
11654 Oberkampf, AdolfUffz5/JG-5 (9/44), 13/JG-4 (10/44)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 782288 "White 10" (lost 12/17/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 December, 1944 after aerial combat 3 km north of Blankenrath. (Jager Blatt 4/2000). Bailed out with wounds, but apparently succumed to his wounds. Different Jager Blatt article.
11655 Obermayer, Kurt P.ObltStfkpt 3/KGr 806 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1180 "M7 + AL" (lost 10/16/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 16 October, 1941 in the Ladoskoje area. Source: Grandson of Oblt Obermayer, Peter Horwath.
11656 Obermayer, RichardFhr3/26/1920OberpolitzFFS C 12 (Prag-Rusin)Ju 52 Werk # 5520 "VR + KP" ? (lost 11/29/40)Student Pilot?KIC 29 November, 1940 at Knezeves, CZ, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIC): Gefr Georg Helmut Schramm (geb 1/13/1918 Dresden), Gefr Helmut Steuerwald (geb 1/22/1921 Monzenhein) and Gefr Hans Maas (geb 1/18/1920 Bad Kreuzenach (F.Braun).
11657 Obermeier, AntonUffz5/12/1920Missnig5/JG-301Fw 190A Werk # 206083 (lost 11/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 19 November, 1944 at the Sachau airfield, no further detail. Source: A. Rosseels.
11658 Obermeier, GeorgOblt11/2/1917 10/KG-2 (10/40), 3/KG-2, Wekusta 51(trnsf to Wekusta 5 ('41), Wekusta 2 (6/43), Wekusta 5/Ob.d.L. (10/44), Wekusta 3 (Oberlandet 1/45) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1211 (80% damaged 8/41), He 111 (Svalbard 1942), Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430030 "D7 + DK" (slight dam Nantes AF 10/13/42), He 177A-3 Werk # Unk "D7 + FK" (last Wekusta 2 mission, 8/18/44), Ju 188D-2 "4B + B" (Lost 1/45 crash land)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EP (10/26/42), EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Meteorological Operational Clasp
Obermeier crashed his 188 on 14 January, 1945 due to some sort of fuel & weather problem, pilot safe, no further detail (DK-G Awards List). Added: Force landed at Leka Island due to fuel shortage. Remaining crew (no injuries reported): Meteorol Günter Sieslack, Ofw Max Mrochen, R/O and Fw Fritz Heyer, Mech (Flyvrak Norway). WIA (Injured) in a non-operational landing accident at Bardufoss Norway airfield on 16 August, 1941. Remaining crew: Insp Karl Trappe, Observer (WIA); Uffz Horst Ruhsbild, R/O (KIA) and Ofw Horst Wachsmuth, Mech (WIA). Source: SIG Norway.
11659 Obermeier, HermannOblt9/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 3567 (or 5367) "U5 + CT" (lost 5/9/42)EP
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
His Do 217 crashed into the North Sea by Ijmuiden Holland on 9 May, 1942 after an operation over Norwich, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Remaining crew: Fw Adolf Feeser, Obs (KIA, buried Ysselsteyn, Blk BQ, Row 6, Gr 147); Uffz Paul Rieger, R/O and Uffz Heinz Epskam, Flt Engr..Two of the crew reported KIA; the other two most likely MIA, including the pilot. Only one grave known (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Obermaier.
11660 Obermeit, WalterUffz2/StG-3 (Med)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1499 "S7 + PK" (lost 9/9/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis Wk# 1499 reported lost 9 September, 1943 west of Araxos, crashed after ehgine trouble, crew returned. Ju 87 Loss List
11661 Obermüller, DieterFhr12/3/1924LKS-5 (Breslau 1943), 15/JG-4 (12/44)Fw 190A, Bf 109G-14/ASM Werk # 785376 "Yellow 7" (lost 12/3/44)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 3 December, 1944 after being shot down by flak in his "Yellow 7" 1 km S of Düren. May have achieved the rank of Major in WWII. BW-Luftwaffe pensioner. Jager Blatt 5/2002 & 1/2003.
11662 Oberweg, HerbertOfw9/20/1911Bochum11(H)/13 (Observer)Do 17P & F, He 111H and Ju 88A & D RK(8/8/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 6 April, 1945 at Fischhausen (P. Bastin).
11663 Oblach, GiuseppeObltItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana773aCR.42, MC.200
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 December, 1942 (H. Breuer). Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
11664 Ochs, AlexanderUffz9/16/1916Frankfurt/Main 1/Stuka Schule-Foggia (41-42), 4/StG-151 (Yugoslavia 9/43) JU 87D-1 Werk # 2422 "VE + CL" (lost 9/24/43) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 24 September, 1943, with rear gunner, Ogefr Hans Stimmerling, at Isle of Brac, Croatia; the ac was a total loss. Source: Yugo Crashes-Shrani & Ju 87 Loss List. Additional information is provided from his unit, per an official document issued and signed by Oblt & Stfkpt Suchtrunk, 18 October, 1943, to the fiancee of Alex, provided by Tilman Ochs, stepbrother to Alex: "Because of engine trouble, on their way to attack a convoy in the Adriatic Sea, the crew bailed out and landed in the sea near the Isle of Brac. Boats were sent out from Brac, which were in the hands of Yugoslav Partisan troops, and pilot and rear gunner were picked up". Croatian Partisan Archive material provided by Lovro Persen confirm the event, saying the rear gunner was interrogated and taken prisoner, whereas the pilot (Alex) is not mentioned in the documents. Uffz Ochs remains MIA to this day. Thank you Tilman.

11665 Ocvirk, StefanUffz13(Slow)/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19756 (50% dam 8/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspHis G-4 reported crashed near Anapa on 16 August, 1943 due to a technical failure, pilot OK. Alternate spelling: Ocvrik by Neulen, in Axis pilot section.
11666 Odenthal, WilhelmUffz7/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440678 "White 31 + I " (lost 5/8/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 May, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 near Soltau. No known grave.
11667 Öeben, A.Hptm6/KG-6 (France)Ju 88A-4 Werk # unk "3E + AP" (lost 3/24/44)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 March, 1944; shot down by a Mosquito of No. 456 Sq., piloted by W/C Hampshire, three others KIA, all unnamed.
11668 Oechsler, EmilUffz3/StG-2, 3/SG-2Ju 87D, Fw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
500+ combat missions in Russia. Jager Blatt 6/2001 & DK-G Awards List. Six force landings without injury; approximately 25 missions in the Fw 190 (Klaus Deschner). His EP date from EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
11669 Oeckler, HansOfw18/JG-2Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 in the Bordeaux-Lorient area on 17 May, 1943. This could be Rudi Ockler, misspelled.
11670 Oehler, HeinzFw3/23/19186/LG-1Ju 88A-1 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 30 May, 1940; his Ju 88 crashing near Oudenburg, buried Lommel, Block 40/234.
Lommel, Belgium
11671 Oehlschlager, HansHptm4Stab I/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14239 "Yellow 2" (lost 9/5/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 September, 1942 during aerial combat at Dugino. One known victory, a Soviet MDR-2 on 10 August, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 27 August, 1942. A 3rd and 4th, a P-39 and an Il-2 on 3 September, 1942. Alternate spelling: Oelschläger (Bf 109 Loss List).
11672 Oehm, WilliOblt8/JG-26Bf 109E-4 (lost)Fightr Operational ClaspKIA 8 August, 1940 in aerial combat with a Spitfire E of Margate.
11673 Oehme, WernerUffz1/SKG-10 (Channel)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 52596 "White 6" (lost 6/20/43)Assault Operational ClaspPOW 20 June, 1943 after becoming lost and landing at Manston in the UK.
11674 Oeltjen, Fritz GuthOfhr27/JG-54Bf 109E "White ?" (20%)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed 28 December, 1940 in some type of accident, possibly not involving an AC, at Gotha. On 30 September, 1940, his Bf 109E sustained 20% damage over Dieppe, however it is not known if he was injured at that time. His first victory, a Blenheim over the Zuidersee on 2 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire in the Folkestone area on 8 October, 1940.
11675 Oertel, JohannUffz10/27/1919Weiden14/KG-2Me 410A-1 Werk # 0228 "U5 + EE" (lost)Class "C" Glider Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 22/23 August, 1943 after being shot down during a night attack on Southeast England. The victor was a Mosquito of RAF No. 29 Sq., piloted by F/L C. Kirkland and P/O R.C. Raspin. The AC crashed into the sea 25 miles NE of Foreness Point, northeast of Margate, Kent. His R/O-Gunner, Fw Martin Kuefner, was also MIA.
11676 Oeser,Uffz14/TG-3 (9/43 S.U.) EK 2
Transport Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 27 September, 1943. Very unusual for a transport pilot to down a Soviet fighter, so he must have been flying some sort of fighter aircraft.
11677 Oeser, FriedrichOblt2/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 2142 "3Z + DK" (Lost 9/30/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW with two other unnamed crew 30 September, 1940; emergency landing at Gatwick Race Course after being hit by flak during the sortie to London, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
11678 Off, ErnstFwI/JG-53, 8/JG-53 (1/45 Reich Def)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 785056 "Blue 9 + -" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 January, 1945 after aerial combat with P-47s of the 365th FG (Hell Hawks), near the Metz/Frescaty airfield. His body was later recovered from his burned out wreck, just as his comrade Fw Ernst Nachotzky.
11679 Offenhammer,FwFl. Leitst./Luftflotte 2 (Med)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 0030 "NR + ZD" (lost 4/5/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 5 April, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported, no mention of crew. LW Loss Report & Ju 87 Loss List
11680 Offermann, ErwinLtIV/JG-27 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19468 (lost 7/22/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 22 July, 1943; crashed near Athens, cause not reported.
11681 Offner, AntonOfw12/NJG-3Bf 110 EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 11/12 February, 1943; crashing at sea off Friedrichskoog, cause unknown. Source: T. Boiten.
11682 Ohlen, Karl vonLt2111/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 170914 "GV+CM" "Black 6" (lost 7/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 14 July, 1944 over Map Quadrant 41480. His first known victory, two Soviet LaGG-3s on 15 September, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG-3 on 7 February, 1944. A 4th, an La-5 on 8 February, 1944. A 5th, a Yak-4 on 9 March, 1944. A 6th, an la-5 on 10 March, 1944. Nos. 7 & 8, both Il-2s on 15 March, 1944. Nos. 9 & 10, both Pe-2s on 19 March, 1944. Nos. 11 & 12, both P-40s on 26 March, 1944. A 13th, a Yak-9 in the Pleskau area on 1 April, 1944. A 14th, an La-5 on 4 April, 1944. A 15th, an Il-2 on 10 April, 1944. Nos. 16 & 17, two P-39s on 2 May, 1944. An 18th, a Yak-9 near Koschmisga on 20 May, 1944. A 19th, a Yak-9 on 8 July, 1944. Nos. 20 & 21, both Yak-9s on 9 July, 1944.
11683 Öhler, HelmuthUffzErg/StG-3 (Med)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2697 (lost 11/17/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 17 November, 1942 when he crashed into the ground at San Severo during a non-combat flight, cause not reported. His unnamed R/O was injured. Ju 87 Loss List
11684 Ohletz, EgonFhjFw21/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140192 "White 1" (dam 3/18/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 18 March, 1944, after his 2nd victory, during aerial combat with a P-47 10km NE of Bacca; made a successful emergency landing. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire 10 km west of Campliatello, 3 September, 1943. His 2nd, a P-47 over Italy on 18 March, 1944.
11685 Ohlsten, KurtOfw54II/JG-54Bf 109, Fw 190A-5Werk # 1241 (25% dam 8/25/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 25 August, 1943 while making a belly landing southeast of Aleschanak Russia due to engine failure.
11686 Ohm, FritzUffzNAGr.-9Fw 189A-2 Werk # 2350 (lost 9/21/43)Night Oberver Operational ClaspMIA 21 September, 1943 during aerial combat at Kertsch Russia. His Observer, Ofw Josef Mayr, and an unnamed crewman, were also MIA. Obs Loss List
11687 Öhme, JohannesFw4/JG-5 (S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3379 "White 1" (lost 9/20/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 September, 1942; crashed at sea during aerial combat at Niva. Source: SIG Norway. Note: his surname appeared as "öhme", which leads me to believe a first letter may have been missed when typing the report. His name may be Böhme or Höhme, etc.
11688 Ohmert,Uffz41/JG-77 (Italy), 1/JGr-200 (7/44)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a P-40 over northern Italy, 14 December, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 on 18 March, 1944, no location. His 3rd, a B-24 (HSS) over Italy, 24 March, 1944. One known victory in JGr-200, a B-24 at Rians France on 12 July, 1944.
11689 Öhne, WernerUffz12/12/1920Dresden1/SKG-10 (Channel)Fw 190A-5/U8 Werk # 52506 "White 6" "CL + QH" (lost 6/20/43)Assault Operational ClaspPOW 20 June, 1943; landed in error at RAF Manston after encountering heavy cloud cover, believing he was over France ( Wikipedia & Dave Drury). The ac fate; written off after an accident on 25 June, 1944 and despatched to the store at 47MU Sealand in July, 1946.
11690 Olbrecht, HeinzLt32/ZG-1, 14/KG-40 (10/42), 15/KG-40 (6/43)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Whitley V on 15 October, 1942. A 2nd, a Hudson of RAF No. 117 Sq. on 3 June, 1943.
11691 Oldendorf, HeinrichOblt3/10/19105/KG-76 (5/40), Stfkpt 8/KG-76 (4/43)Do 17Z Werk # Unk "F1 + HN" (dam 5/22/40), Ju 88A-4 (Trop) Werk # 141132 "F1 + BS" (lost 4/16/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 16 April, 1943 after his ac was attacked by Spitfires of No.249 Sq., piloted by F/O I.F.Kennedy, P/O B.J.Oliver and F/Sgt M.J.Costello. His Ju 88 crashed into the sea SW of Cape Granitola, Sicily, no crew details. Earlier, while acting as observer for Uffz Otto Stephani, their Do 17 was damaged by an explosion on 20 May, 1940, the crew believed uninjured (D.Drury).
11692 Olfermann, Oblt4/StG-3 (Africa)Ju 87D-1 trop Werk # 2450 (lost 5/29/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 29 May, 1942 at Gazala, cause unknown. Ju 87 Loss List
11693 Ollmann, HeinrichOblt1/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5721 "T6 + EH" (lost 7/20/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 20 July, 1941 near Ulchowa due to enemy fire. Ju 87 Loss List
11694 Olsmann, HorstFwFl.ü.G.-1Me 210A-1 Werk # 2346 (70% dam 6/19/43)Pilot BadgeKIC 19 June, 1943; crashed at Augsburg due to a technical failure (engine). Source: Fritz Braun. This unit known as an aircraft delivery unit, factory to active squadrons.
11695 Olsson, FranzFw1/KG-4He 111H-5 Werk # 3520 "5J + IH" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 6 May, 1941 after a bombing mission at Greenock, and was a few miles SW of Glasgow, when attacked by a Defiant Night Fighter of RAF No. 141 Sq.. The Defiant broke off the attack after running out of ammunition, but not before mortally wounding the He 111. Olsson struggled to continue flying, however he lost altitude so quickly, the crew could not bail. One wing hit a telephone pole and they crashed on the outskirts of Newcastle, where they were quickly rounded up by the Home Guard. Remaining crew: Hptm Eugen Eichler, Observer (POW), Ogefr Wilhelm Koch, wireless operator (KIA) and Gefr Hans Schiedlinski, gunner (POW).
11696 Ölze, HelmuthOblt1/KG-30 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550284 "4D + BH" (lost 8/12/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Ventini 12 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
11697 Omboss, FriedrichOgefr5(Schl)/LG-2 (S.U.)Bf 109E-& Werk # 3195 (lost 7/27/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 27 July, 1942 during aerial combat at Wjerdina.
11698 Omiccioli, EnzoOffz Cand Fano, Italy, Regia Aeronautica Italiana 5412a Squadriglia, 29o Gruppo (Somalia 1/41), 410aCR.42
Italian Gold Medal for Military Valor (Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 3 February, 1941 (H. Breuer)
11699 Ömler, GerhardUffz2Erg/JG-26, 9/JG-26 (4/41)Bf 109E-7, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12858 "Yellow 5" (lost 7/17/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 July, 1941 by friendly flak 10 km W of Le Touquet. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim of RAF No. 110 Sq. NW of Calais on 14 June, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 6 July, 1941, no location. Alternate spelling: Oemler.
11700 Onea, WasiliusFw3(F)/123 (Channel)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1617 "4U + GL" (lost 11/2/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Hptm Horst Berkemann and two other unnamed crew 2 November, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).

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