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1301 Munding, KarlOfw710(Z)/JG-5 (5/42 Norway)Bf 110E-2
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. One known victory, his 4th, a Soviet Hurricane over the Notowki Bight on 10 May, 1942.
1302 Munk, RobertUffz2/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 7/27/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 27 July, 1940; sd by a Hurricane of No. 238 Sq., piloted by P/O Charles Davis, and crashed into the sea near the Shambles sandbar off Weymouth-Portland, Dorset. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Karl Wagner, also MIA (D.Drury). Munk & Wagner were unhurt 14 May, 1940 when they were sd by Hurricanes of Nos 1 & 73, crashing at Les Grandes-Armoises (Ardennes France (D.Drury).
1303 Münker, Karl HeinzOfhrRiedberg, Wesphalen5/ZG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 170066 "2N + BN" (lost 5/29/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA in the first part of 1944 (5/29 per Bf 110 Loss List) as a result of aerial combat. Jager Blatt 6/2001.
1304 Munsche, Karl HeinzOfw189/JG-2Bf 109F-2 Wk# 12834 (80% lost 8/41), Fw 190A-2 Wk# 0125280 (40% dam 8/13/42), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 690139 (lost 7/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 25 July, 1944; Unknown reason, Caen. Mombeek MIA List. Wounded 17 August, 1941 from small arms fire causing him to crash near Berck-sur-Mer. Injured in the A-2 crash on 13 August, 1942 at Theville airfield, making a belly landing due to ancilliary (auxiliary) failure. 10+ bombers. One known victory, a Hawk 75 west northwest of Cherbourg on 2 February, 1942. On 11 June, 1942, he downed two Spitfires of RAF No. 41 Sq., into the sea, south of the Isle of Wight. A B-17 on 3 January, 1943. Another B-17 on 17 May, 1943 in the Bordeaux area. Two B-17s in the St. Nazaire region on 29 May, 1943. A B-17 on 28 June, 1943. Another B-17 on 4 July, 1943. A Typhoon on 15 August, 1943. A B-17 at Corbeille-Essonnes on 15 September, 1943. A B-24 20 km S of Charleville on 30 December, 1943. A Spitfire on 6 January, 1944. A B-17 on 8 February, 1944. A Mosquito at Evreux on 4 July, 1944. A Spitfire at Vimoutiers-Gace on 13 July, 1944. A P-51 at Bernay-LeNeubourg on 17 July, 1944. An Auster III at Caen on 24 July, 1944.
1305 Munz, Karl "Fuchs" or "Fox"Lt4/29/1915Gottwollshausen, Württemberg63I/JG-52 (7/40), Ofw with 2/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.), 1/JG-52 (5/44), Stfkpt 3/JG-52 (1/45), III/EJG-2 (4/45)Bf 109E "Red or Black 3" in 2/JG-52, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8206 (lost 6/12/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8419 & G "Black 3", Bf 109G-2 Wk# 14152 "<< + 2" (dam 8/23/42), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 20003 "<<" (lost 8/20/43; WIA combat w/8 Yak 1s) , Me 262 RK(4/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)
EP(7/6/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 23 August, 1942 in Wk# 14152 during aerial combat 15 km NE of Uljanowo. Two bomber victories. With JG-52, he flew over the English Channel and Russia. His 1st known Channel victory, a Blenheim N of Nordeney on 25 May, 1941. His 2nd, a Blenheim 100 km W of Texel on 2 June, 1941. His first known Soviet victory, an R-2 on 20 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 25 June, 1943. An Il-4 and an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 7 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 20 July, 1943. Two Il-7s on 22 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 31 July, 1943. A P-39 on 16 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 30 May, 1944. A P-39 on 1 June, 1944. Wounded seriously several times. He scored I/JG-52s 2000th victory, his 30th, on 1 June, 1944. An Il-2 and a Yak-9 on 4 June, 1944. An Il-2 on 2 September, 1944. Over 600 combat missions. 3 victories in the West with the Me 262, all "e/a"s in the last days of April, 1945. Another source says he flew the Me 262 in III/EJG-2, with no mention of JG-7. Munz was recommended for the RK, and it is not known if he actually received the award. Bowers/Lednicer, 60 victories. Deceased 3 December, 1992. Photo
1306 Muth, LudwigUffz1/KG-54 Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2388 "B3 + LH" (lost 5/12/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 12 May, 1941 when his ac was brought down by AA fire, and crashed into the sea off Cowes, Isle of Wight. Remaining crew: Ogefr Karl Stiebitz, Obs (MIA); Gefr Günter Tischendorf, R/O (MIA) and Gefr Paul Adomat, Gnr (KIA). Gefr Adomat's body washed ashore on 27 May, 1941; he is buried at CC, Blk 8, Row 1, Gr 17 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1307 Mütschele, HelmuthUffz11/ZG-76Bf 110C "M8 + FH" (lost) EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
POW 9 April, 1940 shortly after downing his first known victory. He was shot down in the Oslo area. Remaining crew: Ogefr Karl Lorey, R/O (POW). Source: SIG Norway. One known victory, a Gladiator over the Oslo Fjord, 9 April, 1940.
1308 Mützl, KarlFw35/JG-4 (9/44), 3/EZG (Supplementary Destroyer Squadron)Fw 190A, Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 (HSS) 50 km SE of Kassel on 27 September, 1944. A 2nd B-24, same day, same location. A 3rd, a B-17 at Hochharz on 28 September, 1944. Alternate spelling: Mutzl.
1309 Näder, Karl GüntherHptmII/KG-2, Stfkpt 16/KG-2 (6/43)Do 217E-4 in II Grp, Bf 410A-1 Werk # 10172 (lost 9/4/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 3/4 September, 1943 when his 410 crashed on Woudenbergseweg, 3.4 km east of Zeist Holland due to engine failure (DeSwart, D.Stankey & L.DeZeng) DK-G Awards List also.
1310 Nagelmüller, RudolfUffz4(F)/14 (Smolensk-Nord) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1241 "5F + GM" (lost 10/14/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew 14 October, 1941 when their ac was lost due to unknown circumstanceson a reconnaissance mission to Kalinin, Russia. Remaining crew: Lt Erich Färber, Obs; Uffz Karl Heinz Fehrholz, R/O and Ogefr Rudolf Volz, Gnr (D.Drury).
1311 Najock, Karl HeinzOblt2/29/1916Einsiedel - Chemnitz1/NAGr-5, 1(H)/5Fw 189A-3, Bf 109G-6 RK(4/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Deceased 24 May, 1967 Bückeburg (P. Bastin).
1312 Nänel, KarlFw4/ZG-2 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 2351 "2S + NM" (lost 6/13/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 13 June, 1942 near Bogpototischnoje, cause unknown. Bf 110 Loss List
1313 Nebel, Karl HeinzLt149/JG-51 (12/42 S.U.), 2/JG-51 (4/44)Bf 109F & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 27 km WSW of Olenino on 3 December, 1942, as Fw at the time. A 2nd, a U-2 on 1 July, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-4 on 3 July, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-5 on 12 July, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-3 on 13 July, 1943. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.0 on 30 July, 1943. A 7th, a Yak-9 S of Yelnya on 17 September, 1943. An 8th, a Yak-7 NW of Loyev on 22 October, 1943. A 9th, a Yak-7 on 21 February, 1944. A 10th, a Yak-7 on 30 April, 1944. An 11th, a LaGG-5 on 25 June, 1944. A 12th, a Pe-2 on 20 October, 1944.
1314 Nebendahl, WalterOgefr1/SeeAufkl.Gr-125BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310034 "7R + GH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 2 July, 1942; crashed due to fog at Kvalöya/Finmark while returning from a reconnaissance mission on Convoy PQ 17. Remaining crew (all KIA); Ofhr Karl Heinz Strahlke, Observer; Uffz Willy Rohmann, R/O and Uffz Heinrich Krüger, Mech. Source: SIG Norway.
1315 Neff, KarlLt12/JG-2 (6/43 France), 8/JG-2 (10/43)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19793 (65% dam 6/26/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 26 June, 1943 during aerial combat near the Beaumont le Roger airfield. He made a force landing as a result of an engine fire.
1316 Neff, KarlOblt8/31/1914Viernheim6/TG-4 (3/44 Greece)Ju 52/3mg7e Werk # 7170 (lost 3/16/44)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 16 March, 1944 at Kifisia, Athens, Greece, cause unknown. Remaining crew (desig unk): Fw Paul Dastig (geb 1/1/1916 Zaudlitz) (KIC); Fw Johannes Fischer (geb 7/12/1919 Gellendorf) (KIC); Fw Johannes Lonies (no information) and Fw Arnim Retsch (geb 4/16/1918 Wolfenbüttel) (KIC). The deceased are buried at Dionyssos-Rapendoza Cem., Gruft 3, Re 5, Platte 11 (Matthias Krebbers 4/2021).
1317 Nehrenheim, Karl FriedrichFlg1/8/19235/JG-77 (Northern Italy)Bf 109G-6/U2 Werk # 163956 "Yellow 3" (lost 8/20/44)Fighter Operational ClaspInterned briefly 20 August, 1944 at Bern-Beundenfeld after becoming disorientated after combat (Bf 109 Loss List). He was released by his Swiss captors on 14 November, 1944 (D.Drury).
1318 Neth, KurtOfwT.Gr-20Ju 52/3m Werk # 2925 (70% damaged)Wound Badge
Transport Operational Clasp
WIC 25 December, 1943; non-operational emergency landing at Gardermoen Norway, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all WIC): Uffz Heinz Thomas, R/O; Uffz Karl Beck, Mech and Uffz Kurt Otto, Gunner. In addition, ten passengers were injured. Source: SIG Norway.
1319 Nettelbeck, Berthold Karl AugustUffz3/25/1921DuisburgFFS 3 (Guben 1/42), FFS A/B (Plauen 8/42), FFS C 6 (Kolberg 9/43), FFS B 34 (10/43), I(F)/101 (12/43), II(F)/101 (3/44)Ju 88Observer Operational ClaspKIA 18 April, 1944 by a bomb explosion during an Allied air raid on an undisclosed airbase in Denmark. Source: Draft card and Pilot license per S.Boreck.
1320 Neuhüttler, KarlObstltKdr III/KG-3 (3/40)Do 17ZBomber Operational Clasp
1321 Neumann, KarlFw28/NJG-1, 7/NJG-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 441084 (lost 12/26/44) EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA (or POW) 25/26 December, 1944 during aerial combat. His G-4 crashed at Apeldoorn Holland (DeSwart & Boiten).
1322 Neumann, KarlFw6/18/19183/JG-300 (Hangelar)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161130 "Yellow 5" (lost 3/6/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 6 March, 1944 shortly after takeoff from Bonn-Hangelar when he ran into the slipstream of another AC on assembly, and spun out of control, crashing into a house near the airfield. He and 4 civilians were killed in the crash. Buried at the Marienbad War Cemetary.
1323 Neumann, KarlUffzIII/ZG-26 (Reich Def)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 5607 (lost 12/11/43)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 11 December, 1943 west of Münchenhagen due to engine trouble. Bf 110 Loss List
1324 Neumeier, WilhelmOfw11/30/1915Regen2/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/18/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 August, 1940; sd by fighters over the sea following an attack on Thorney Island, Sussex. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Karl heinz Schmidtbauer, also MIA.
1325 Nickel, FriedrichFw2/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # 301347 "B3 + EK" (lost 6/15/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew 15 June, 1944, when he failed to return from an operation while attacking shipping on the Vire estuary, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA, desig unk): Fw Walter Brauer, Uffz Werner Wenzel and Uffz Karl Heinz Zscheile. No known graves in VDK (D.Drury).
1326 Nickisch, Karl HeinzUffz5/ZG-1 (S.U.)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 420117 (lost 5/6/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 6 May, 1944 during a shipping escort mission in the Black Sea. Bf 110 Loss list
1327 Nicolaisen, WalterFw3/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310046 "K6 + FL" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 30 June, 1942; crashed at Tromsö during a non-operational flight, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all KIC): Lt Wolf Mensinger, Observer; Uffz Kurt Eckhardt, R/O; Ofw Wilhelm Fauer, Mech and Ogefr Karl Heinz Winter, 2nd Mech. Source: SIG Norway.
1328 Nielinger, KarlFw2/26/1918KamenKGr.z.b.V.-900 (Pleskau-West)Ju 52/3m Werk # 5375 (lost 4/8/42)Transport Operational ClaspKIA 8 April, 1942 when his ac was attacked by fighters at Arkadowo, west of Demyansk, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, while supplying the Demyansk Pocket. Remaining crew: Uffz Elmar Werner (KIA); Flg Schwener (or Schwerner), R/O (KIA); Fw Josef Schraudner, Flt Engr (KIA) and Flg Walter Schreiber, Gnr (WIA). All but the R/O are listed in the VDK as believed buried among the unknowns at Korpowo, Russia (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Niedinger.
1329 Nielsen, KarlUffz10/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161409 (dam 4/23/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 23 April, 1944 in an emergency landing at Klein Warrensdorf, no cause reported.
1330 Niemann, Karl HeinzUffz14(Sturm)/JG-3Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 682838 "Black 8"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 25 December, 1944; Aerial combat, area of Liege-St. Vith. Mombeek MIA List.
1331 Niemeyer, KarlUffz6/KG-26He 111H-3 Werk # 3322 "1H + GP" (lost 9/24/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 September, 1940 after his ac was caught in searchlights and took a direct hit from AA fire. The ac crashed at Chobham, Surrey, after the crew has bailed out. Remaining crew (POW): Gefr Heinrich Leipnitz (Leibnitz?), Obs; Gefr Stephan Weinlig (Wenlich?), R/O and Gefr Werner Lendrek (Jenreck?), Gnr (D.Drury).
1332 Niesel, Karl HermannFw3/29/1915Neu Salzbrunn (Silesia)Legion Condor (Spain), Erg/JGr West, 10(Jabo)/JG-26 (6/42)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2403 "Black 14 + bomb" (lost 10/17/42)
Spanish Cross
Class "C" Glider Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
KIA 17 October, 1942 in aerial combat, on the return from a Hastings raid, by Typhoons of RNZAF No. 486 Sq., piloted by P/O G.G. Thomas and Sgt A.N. Sames. He was hit and crashed into the Channel. Further Karl Niesel detail is highlighted. Birth Source & Photos: Herbert Braun.
1333 Nissen, PaulFw3/28/1921Kiel9/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + BT" (lost 6/19/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew, 19 June, 1944, during a minelaying operation over Seine Bay, France, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIA, crew desig unk): Ogefr Rudolf Schwarz, Ogefr Karl Hheinz Stupp and Ogefr Günter Wenderoth. The deceased are buried in the Ger War Cem. at La Cambe, France, Blk 21. Ogefr Schwarz, Row 2?, Gr 25; Ogefr Wenderoth, Row 2?, Gr 23 and Fw Nissen, Row 2, Gr 37. Grave location for Ogefr Stupp not found on the VDK database (D.Drury).
1334 Nitschke, KarlOfw Wekusta Ob.d.L. 2 (Weather Observation unit) Ju 88D-2 Werk # 870 "DE + HR" (75% dam 3/6/42), Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430103 "D7 + EK" (60% dam 5/12/43), Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430334 "D7 + HK" (25% dam 9/13/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Meteorological Operational Clasp
WIA 12 May, 1943 during a force landing in a meadow by Nantes, between St Viaud and Paimboeuf-Frossay. Remaining crew(WIA): Uffz Herbert Körber, R/O. Jager Blatt 4 & 5/2003. His Ju 88D-2 crashed at Brest-Lanveoc on 6 March, 1942, no further detail (A.Rosseels). Added: Remaining crew (3/6/42 incident): Werner Bibel, Met; Gefr Walter Herrmann, R/O and Gefr Helmut Schmidt, Gnr/Mech (absa3945). On 2 September, 1943, he was involved in a crash at the Brest-Lanveoc airfield w/o injuries to any of the crew. Remaining crew: Insp Werner Bibel, Met; Ofw Heinz Becker, R/O and Uffz Josef Peter, Gnr/Mech (absa3945).
1335 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.
1336 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
1337 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.
1338 Nordmann, Karl GottfriedObst11/22/1915Giessen Hessen782/JG-77 (9/39), 11/JG-51, Stafkpt 12/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), Kdr IV/JG-51 (8/41), Kdr JG-51, JG-5Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12825 (35% dam. 6/42), Bf 109F-2 "Black <<" (8/41) Fw 190A-4(9/42), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2156 (lost 1/17/43) RK(8/1/41)-EL(9/16/41)
EP(7/28/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIFA 26 June, 1942 at the Mananowo S.U. airfield in Werk # 12825, suffering a severe skull fracture. Forced to bail from Fw 190A-2 Wk# 2156 during aerial combat on 17 January, 1943, after a mid-air collision with an A-3, Wk# 443 of Hptm Rudolf Busch (killed). So unnerved by the collision, he did not fly operations again. 800+ combat missions. His first victory, a Polish P-23 8 km southwest of Chalupy, 3 September, 1939. His 2nd, a Hurricane northeast of Cambrai, 19 May, 1940. Nos.3 & 4, both Hurricanes, one S of Brentwood, the other NE of Tunbridge Wells on 31 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire at Cranbrook on 7 September, 1940. His 6th, a Blenheim S of Folkestone on 10 October, 1940. His 7th & 8th, a Spitfire and a Hurricane S of Tunbridge Wells on 17 October, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire 25 km NW of Calais on 6 May, 1941. 69 victories in Russia. His first known Soviet victories, four SB-2s on 22 June, 1944. A Pe-2 on 2 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 16 December, 1942. Not sure when he was in JG-5. His data sheet simply says he was in a Jafu Leader in East Prussia in March, 1944, having been JG-51s longest serving Kommodore. Bowers/Lednicer, 78 victories. Deceased 22 July, 1982 Greenwich CT., USA (P. Bastin).
1339 Nordmann, Karl HeinzGefrEKdo-262, EJG-2Me 262A1a "V303" (Werk # 170303) "NG + PL"Bomber Operational ClaspJager Blatt 4/2003.
1340 Nothaft, KarlFw15/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330428 "Yellow 19 + ~" (dam 3/19/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 19 March, 1945 during aerial combat with a P-51 over the Achmer airfield.
1341 Nowack, GüntherOfw5/BoFlGr-196Ar 196A-4 Werk # 0120 "6W + EN" (lost 5/19/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 19 May, 1941; sd by a Hurricane of No.87 Sq., piloted by P/O I.J. Badger. The ac crashed at sea near the Scilly Isles. His Observer, Lt.z.Sea, Karl Ernst Schmidt also MIA (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Nowak.
1342 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.
1343 Nowinka, JosefFwStab/KG-26Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5029 "1H + BF" (lost 5/2/45)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 2 May, 1945; crashed close to shore at Lierhöfn, northern Iceland, possible cause, engine malfunction. A post war interview with crew indicated they were not diserting. Remaining crew (POW): Ofw Erich Hoppe, R/O; Uffz Christian Doktoritsch, Nav and Fw Karl Heinz Reinecke, Flt Engr (D.Drury).
1344 Nowotny, KarlFw10/13/1919Wiener Neustadt7/KG-40 Fw 200 Werk # 0183 "F8 + KR" (lost 7/9/44) Bomber Operational Clasp This Fw 200 known to crash 9 July, 1944 by St Nicolas des Biefs; cause and crew disposition unknown. Two of four Passengers: Fw Kalinowski, Uffz Ernst Lupp and an unnamed Ground person, KIFA. Karl Nowotny was the cousin of the famous Walter Nowotny. Jager Blatt 4/2003. Added: A pilot in his own right, Fw Nowotny was acting as Observer on this flight. The Pilot was Lt Helmut Kütterer, and the Remaining crew detail can be found by searching for Lt Kütterer. All aboard were KIFA (D.Drury).
1345 Nutsch, HarryFw1/6/1910Glogau3(H)/14 (Naftjanaja or Neftyanaya, Krasnodarskiy Kray, Russia) Fw 189A-1 Werk # 2233 (30% dam 9/6/42) Observer Operational Clasp KIA 6 September, 1942 after being hit by flak at Saratowskaja. His Observer, Oblt Karl Weigelt, was WIA (Obs Loss List). Added: The pilot 's remains have not been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is understood to exist at Majkop, Russia. He is commemorated in the War Cem at Krasnodar-Apscheronsk, Russia (D.Drury).
1346 Obel, KarlUffz4/JG-2 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 27159 (lost 10/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 October, 1943; crashed after aerial combat near Neuburg.
1347 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).
1348 Oberländer, Hans WernerMaj12/16/1912Bankauer Mühle, Kreis SchwetzKG-54, 2/KG-55 (12/40), Stfkpt 2/KG-55 (9/42)He 111H-6 Werk # 7857 "G1 + RK (dam 11/25/42), Staff Positionsaft 11/42 RK(3/24/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/10/42)
EP(4/20/42)

EK 1 & 2
Silver Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
His H-6 was badly damaged by AA fire near Chernybevskaya; he was forced to make a crash landing near Morozovskaya. The entire crew seriously injured. Remaining crew: Ofw Franz Placzek, Obs & RK winner; Fw Werner Hofmann, R/O; Ofw Karl Michels, Flt Engr and Uffz Alfred Kallenbach, Gnr.. 263 combat missions. Deceased 12 October, 1996 Kaufbeuren (P. Bastin).
1349 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.
1350 Ockinga, KarlUffzStab/StG-77 (S.U.)Bf 110E-3 Werk # 4309 "S2 + GA" (lost 8/19/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 19 August, 1942 at Anapa after enemy fighter attack. Bf 110 Loss List
1351 Ohlen, Karl vonLt2111/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 170914 "GV+CM" "Black 6" (lost 7/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


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.
1352 Olschewsky, HerbertStabsFw2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0311027 (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 28 July, 1943; shot down during aerial combat with a Beaufighter of RCAF No.404 Sq. at Shetland. Remaining crew: Oblt Sebastian Pander, Observer (KIA); Ogefr Karl Buder, R/O (MIA); Uffz Johann Willesberger, Gunner (MIA) and Fw Herbert Krause, Mech (MIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1353 Oppel, Karl Friedrich vonHptmAdj KG(J)-54 (45)Me 262A-1aFighter Operational ClaspLuftArchiv.de
1354 Oppermann, HeinrichStbsFw9/15/1911Wilhelmshaven5/TG-3 (Kölleda)Ju 52 Werk # 7679 "4V + CN" (lost 10/22/44)Transport Operational ClaspKIFA 22 October, 1944 when he accidentally struck the ground or an obstruction at Raboldshausen while on a delivery flight. Remaining crew: Obs Ofw Werner Caspers (11/30/1909 KIFA); R/O Ofw Karl Fritz (5/6/1917 KIFA); R/O 2 Ofw Franz Eichhorn (7/7/1914 KIFA) and War Correspondent Fw Wilhelm Fuhrmann (injured). Added: The crew, minus Eichhorn, buried in the War Cem., Bad Emstal-Merxhausen, Hesse, Gr 8 to 10 (D.Drury).
1355 Opsölder, KarlUffz7/JG-77 (Romania), 8/JG-3 (6/44 Normandy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161091 "White 11" 90% dam 4/5/44), Bf 109G-6 (Normandy) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 5 April, 1944 near Mizil, cause unknown (Bf 109 Loss List).
1356 Orlowski, HelmuthMaj8/7/19141(F)/120, Kdr Aufkl.Gr.(F)/122 (3/43-11/43 Italy)Ju 88A, Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1067 "A6 + HH" in 1(F)/120 in Norway, Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430593 "4U + UH" (lost 11/8/43 & on loan from 1(F)/123) RK(9/19/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 8 November, 1943 after being shot down by a P-40 piloted by 1st Lt Clarence Musgrave of 65FS, 57FG one mile off Pescara, Italy. Remaining crew (KIA): Hptm Karl Heinz Hilbig, Observer and Ofw Albert Kelbsch, R/O. His Observer in 1(F)/120 was RK Holder Oblt Fritz Heidenreich (Ju 88 Loss List).
1357 Ortenburg, Georg Friedrich Karl Graf zu Uffz2/14/1922Bayerhof7/JG-1, Stab III/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410213 "White 23" (lost 1/30/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 30 January, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing at Diepenveen Holland, near Zwolle. No known grave.
1358 Ossenkop, Karl HeinzLt22/JG-26 (joins 8/44)Fw 190D-9 Werk # Unk (dam 1/1/45), Fw 190D-9 Werk # Unk (lost 4/17/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 17 April, 1945 during aerial combat in "a Lame Goat" D-9 with a Spitfire near Ratzenburg. He bailed safely with injuries to his shoulder, chest, knee and foot. He was released from the hospital on 30 April, 1945, but not released for further combat duty. His two victories; a Spitfire of RAF No. 331 or 332 Sq. at Ibbenbüren on 14 January, 1945, and a Tempest of RAF No. 33 Sq. 15 km N of Uelsen on 12 April, 1945. Bodenplatte pilot. In the smoke during the attack, his D-9 "Black 8" was struck on the underside by the prop of another attacker, as well as his rudder being nearly shot off. He used trim to make a safe landing at Twente. Survived the war.
1359 Ostadal, FriedrichObltKdr I/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3676 "4D + CB" (lost 5/10/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 10 May, 1942; failed to return from a mission at Ura-Guba. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ofw Gerhard Kohla, Observer; Uffz Friedrich Raber, R/O and Uffz Karl Heinz Bassen, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1360 Ostmann, KlausOblt9/26/1912Shoppenstedt / Wolfenbüttel8/StG-1Ju 87B-1 "J9 + GK" (dam 8/8/40) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 8 August, 1940 when his ac was damaged due to an attack by Hurricanes of No.145 Sq. south of the Isle if Wight, as he was returning from a mission attacking shipping. He returned to base and was hospitalized. His R/O-Gnr, an Ogefr Wüstner, was not injured. This gunner may be Karl Heinz Wüstner, who flew occassionally with Group Kdr Mahlke (D.Drury).
1361 Ostrowitzki, BrunoFw72/JG-3 (4/44), 9/JG-54 (8/44), Ferry Unit, I/JG-26 (Sülte airfield 4/45)Bf 109G in JG-3, , Fw 190A, Fw 190D-9 in JG-26
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 17 April, 1945 when on a mission near Lake Schwerin, he flew right into the mirror-clear water. An AC, identified as the D-9 of Karl Fröb, was discovered in 1990, and the body was assumed to be Ostrowitzki, the only known missing D-9 pilot to have crashed in Lake Schwerin. One known victory, his 5th, a P-51 at Tangerhütte-Burg on 11 April, 1944. His 6th, a B-17 SE of Reuden on 29 April, 1944. A 7th, a B-24 N of Paris on 6 August, 1944. Magnus Report.
1362 Ott, JohannesUffz12/14/1919Ulm1/NJG-2Ju 88R-2 Werk # 751076 "R4 + ??" (lost) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 27 April, 1944 during a night defense mission when he crashed between Farmsen and Dingelbe, 7 km east of Hildesheim, exact cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Karl Ernst Bisch, R/O and Gefr Karl Kriesche, Gunner.
1363 Ott, KarlFw6/5/1917Schwarzenbach2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-606 Do 17Z-3 Werk # 2632 (lost 11/22/40) Observer Operational Clasp KIC the night of 21/22 November, 1940 in Brittany France; buried in the War Cem., Ploudaniel-Nesleven, Block 5/9/239. Source: A. Rosseels. Added: The loss occurred on the return from an operation at Liverpool. The ac struck the ground during a landing at Brest-Süd airfield, killing three of the crew. Remaining crew: Lt z.S. Herbert Becker (6/9/1917 Wilhelmshaven), Obs (KIC); Ogefr Johann Schmalfuss, R/O (Inj) and Uffz Heinrich Flossdorf (8/3/1914 Rölsdorf), Flt Engr (KIC). The two remaining deceased also buried Ploudaniel Lesneven; Becker 9/1/18 and Flossdorf 9/16/396 (D.Drury).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
1364 Otten, Karl HeinzFw96/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20594 "Yellow 4 + -" (lost 1/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 10 January, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-1 on 8 August, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG-5 on 10 August, 1943. Nos. 4 & 5, a Yak-1 and a Pe-2 on 17 August, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-3 on 4 November, 1943. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 12 November, 1943. An 8th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 14 November, 1943. A 9th, a P-39 S of Eltigen on 5 December, 1943.
1365 Owe, KarlUffzN.A.St. 12/13 (Reich Def)Fw 189A-3 Werk # 5218 (85% dam 2/15/45)Wound Badge
Night Observer Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 15 February, 1945 due to engine trouble, location not reported. Remaining unnamed crew also injured. Obs Loss List
1366 Paashaüs, Karl "Peter"Oblt10/1/1923265/JG-53 (12/42; 8/43 Med), Stffüh 6/JG-53 (4/44 Eschborn), Stffüh 8/JG-53 (8/44 France)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18607 "Black 7 + -" (8/21/43; Comiso in 5/JG-53), Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780782 "Red 1 + -" (lost 8/22/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-38. Said to have bailed and was shot in his chute (Bf 109 Loss List). 12 bombers. WIA 21 August, 1943; crash landed his G-6 east of Castel Volturno due to engine damage. His first victory, a P-38 over N. Africa on 30 December, 1942. His 2nd, a P-38 in Sicily on 25 May, 1943. His 3rd, a P-40E 20 km south Pantellaria on 10 June, 1943. His 4th, a Spitfire on 13 June, 1943. His 6th, a P-40E 3 km southeast of Licata on 10 July, 1943, and a P-38F the same day 8 km east of Licata. His 10th, a P-38 over southern Italy 11 September, 1943. His 11th, a P-38 15 km S of Marburg on 7 January, 1944. His 15th, a B-17 on 4 March, 1944, no location. His 16th, a B-17 10 km N of Torgau on 8 March, 1944. His 20th, a B-17 on 13 April, 1944, no location. His 25th, a B-24 (HSS) NW of Rennes on 12 June, 1944. His 26th, a P-47 at Mantes-la-Jolie on 22 August, 1944, the date of his death.
1367 Pahl, Karl HeinzFhr9/KG-51 (Channel)JU 88A-1 Werk # 7054 "9K + AT" (80% dam 11/18/40), Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0296 "9K + FT" (lost 12/20/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew while taking off at Bretigny 20 December, 1940. Crashed his Wk# 7054 on landing at Bretigny 18 November, 1940, cause not reported, crew OK (Ju 88 Loss List).
1368 Pahlitzsch, HeinzLt8/KG-26He 111H-6 Werk # 4102 "1H + GS" (lost 7/8/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 8 July, 1941; failed to return from a mission to either Southhampton or Birmingham, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Fw Georg Schramm, Obs (KIA); Uffz Joachim Zscheile, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Karl Maraun, Gnr (MIA). The two deceased listed as buried at Champigny-St Andre, Fr., Blk17; Lt Pahlitzsch Gr 626 and Fw Schramm Gr 629. The date of death in both cases, per the VDK is 14 July, 1941, most likely after their bodies drifted across the Channel (D.Drury).
1369 Palliardi, KarlHptm7/3/1917Vienna3/KG-54 (9/40 Channel), Stfkpt 3/KG-54 (6/41), Stfkpt 1/KG-54 (8/42), Kdr II/KG-54 (10/43-4/44)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 4058 "B3 + LL" (lost in 3 Staffel, 9/18/40), Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + DB" (lost 9/7/42), Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + MH" (dam 10/11/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (4/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Palliardi survived a crash of his Ju 88, Werk # 4058, at Schellingwoude Holland on 18 September, 1940, cause and crew disposition unknown. He was a Lt. at the time. (DeSwart). Added: Lt Palliardi became disorientated over London due to dense fog and instrument failures, which led to a fuel shortage. As the fog lifted over the Channel, he attempted to return to his base, but fell short, all survived. In a second incident, in "B3 + DB", he was forced to ditch in the vicinity of Iraklion due to an engine failure. The crew were rescued by a German reconnaissance craft after two days in their life jackets (Source: His Son, Klaus Palliardi). A third incident, "B3 + MH" was damaged making an emergency landing in the vicinity of Tunis due to losing a propeller (Luftwaffe Officer Career Summaries).
1370 Palmer, JosefUffz3/5/1918 Friedland2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-506Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1154 (lost 5/4/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with two other crew when they crashed at Plouer sur Rance Fr. on 4 May, 1942, cause unknown; one other crewman injured. Remaining crew (deceased bur Marigny, Blk 2): Lt.z.S. Ernst Tramp (geb 5/11/1921 Hamburg-Altona, bur Row 32, Gr 1211), Obs; Uffz Karl Schorn, R/O (Inj) and Uffz Richard Staub (geb 7/13/1917 Hühnerfeld, bur Row 49, Gr 1892), Gnr. Pilot Uffz Palmer buried Row 29, Grave 1114 (absa3945).
1371 Panier, Karl HeinzUffz10(Jabo)/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 10039 "Green 8" (lost 6/15/42)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 15 June, 1942 when he was shot down during an attack on the Gambut airfield. He was able to bail out, but was captured immediately.
1372 Papenfuss, KarlFw1/KG-51Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1373 Passgang, KarlUffz8/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165546 "Black 17 + I" (lost 8/6/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 in the Braunschweig area. Jager Blatt 1/2005.
1374 Passhaus, KarlLt15/JG-53Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a B-24 on 25 February, 1944. Perry Claims.
1375 Patzer, KarlUffz3/30/1922Neudorf3/KG-6Ju 188 Werk # 260334 "3E + DL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 21 January, 1944 near Pepinster Belgium, noi further detail. Buried Lommel, Block 21/127. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
1376 Paul, Friedrich KarlJG-26 (2/42)Bf 109E & FFighter Operational ClaspChannel pilot with Schöpfel and Glunz. Signor on a Robert Taylor painting with these two.
1377 Paul, KarlFwKG unitJu 88A, He 111H
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Bpmber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1378 Paul, KarlFw3/SG-2Ju 87D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1379 Pauli, StephanLt8/KG-54Ju 88A-4 "B3 + FS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 23/24 April, 1944, failing to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England and crashed into the sea. Remaining crew: Uffz Werner Perlik, Observer (MIA); Uffz Karl Heinz Behling, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Walter Wickborn, Gunner (KIA). Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1380 Paulsen, Karl AugustHptm1/23/1915Stolk7/KG-30 (5/40), 10/KG-30 (4/41), Stfkpt 9/KG-30 (6/43), Stfkpt 13/KG-30 (12/43), Kdr III/KG(J)-30 (12/44)Ju 88A, Fw 190 in III/KG(J)-30 RK(2/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43)
EP(1/25/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
About 200 combat missions in the east, west and Med.. Deceased 17 June, 2007 Stolk (P. Bastin).
1381 Pauly, KarlUffz1/JG-53 (Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162762 "Yellow 3" (80% dam 6/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 June, 1944 during aerial combat with B-24s and crashed at Giurgiu Romania.
1382 Pedall, KarlLt414/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 19 August, 1944. Nos. 2, 3 & 4, all Yak-9s on 4 September, 1944.
1383 Peisert, EdgarOblt6/16/19142/Kü.Fl.Gr. -106 (Schiphol Holland)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2227 "M2 + EK" (lost 7/10/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 10 July, 1941, failing to return from an anti-shipping operation between Whitby and Holy Island. The AC crashed into the cliffs at Staithes, near Whitby, presumably due to misty weather and poor visibility. Remaining crew (all KIA): Lt Rudolf Belloff, Observer, Gefr Gerhard Vogel (geb. 8/17/1917), wireless operator and Fw Karl Kinder (geb. 8/2/1914), gunner. The entire crew is buried in Acklam Road Cemetery, Thornaby.
1384 Pender, Sebastian vonLt2/Aufklr.Gr.126 (See)He 60D Werk # 315 "D1 + EK" (interned 5/17/41)Observer Operational ClaspInterned briefly with his observer on 17 May, 1941; made a force landing near Canakkale Turkey after suffering engine damage from AA fire. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Wettge (Özkan Türker). LOCS suggests he crashed into the Aegean Sea.
1385 Penzel, KarlOfw9/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # 5536 "A1 + LT" (lost 10/29/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 29 October, 1940 after the ac suffered a malfunction. The crew became lost and bailed out, believing they were over the Netherlands. The ac crashed into the River Stour mud, off Parkeston Quay, Essex. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Florian Sigger, Obs; Uffz Johannes Klitscher, R/O; Ofw Hans Metzger (or Metzer), Flt Engr and Uffz Harry Lüdicke (or Lüdecke), Gnr (D.Drury).
1386 Perino, KarlOblt13/NJG-1, 3/NJG-2, Stab I/NJG-2Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360254 (lost 5/11/43), Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750701 "R4 + SA" (lost 12/16/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA with unnamed crew 16/17 Decmeber, 1943 during aerial combat 9 km east of Ostersander, near Aurich. Source: T. Boiten & Ju 88 Loss List). Injured with one other unnamed crew 11 May, 1943 making an emergency landing at sea SE of Ribera (Ju 88 Loss List).
1387 Peter, KarlOblt2/28/192227/ZG-26Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 on 10 October, 1943. A 2nd B-17 on 14 October, 1943. Note: An Honor Goblet was found for sale on the internet named to a Lt. Karl Georg Peter and dated 26 October, 1941. He would appear to be a different person than Karl Peter, this record.
1388 Peter, Karl GeorgLt3/25/19186(Pz)/Sch.G-1Hs 129B-2 Werk # 242 (20% dam 9/21/42)EP(10/26/41),
EK 1 & 2

Ground Assault Operational Clasp
His Wk# 242 was reported suffering engine damage, causing him to make an emergency landing by Kalatsch on 21 September, 1942. Lt Peters Honor Cup was seen on the internet. Source: Genadi Najda.
1389 Peters, GustavUffz8/29/19212/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260309 "Z6 + CK" (lost)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 2 January, 1944; shot down by two Typhoons as they approached the Montdidier airfield on a training flight. Remaining crew: Uffz Friedrich Meichenitsch, geb 2/8/16, WIA, Obs; Uffz Otto Gross, geb 6/21/1922, WIA, Obs; Ogefr Karl Tullius, geb 7/30/1923, KIA, R/O and Gefr Ernst Fabig, geb 2/25/1923, KIA, Mechanic. Source: B.Bines.
1390 Peters, HelmutUffz3/15/1915HamburgWekusta 1Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0790 (lost 7/3/41)Meteorological Operational ClaspKIA 3 July, 1941 when his ac was brought down by AA fire 5km west of Riga Latvia. Remaining crew: Reg Rat Dr Friedrich Graf, Obs (KIA) and Gefr Wilhelm Karl Hülswitt, Gnr (KIA). One additional crewman remains unidentified. The three deceased were initially buried in a civilian cemetery, the Forest Cemetery in Riga. They are commemorated there and in the Ger War Cem at Riga-Beberbek (D.Drury).i
1391 Peters, KarlHptm1/2/1914Frankfurt1/KG-55 (5/39), 10/KG-55 (10/40), 8/LG-1 (8/43), Stfkpt 8/LG-1 (11/43), Stfkpt 13/LG-1 (2/44), Kdr II/LG-1 (7/44 to wars end)He 111H-6 Werk # 7027 "G1 + DL" (dam 6/15/42)RK (4/30/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44)
EP(4/15/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 15 June, 1942 when his H-6 was shot up by Soviet fighters east of Belgorod. He and Obs Lt Heinrich bethke were WIA. 205 combat missions. Deceased 12 December, 1954 Montabaur (P. Bastin).
1392 Petersen, HelmutLt8/20/19203(F)/Aufklär.Gr. Ob.d.L. Do 215B Werk # 0063 "T5 + LL" (or "P5 + LL") (lost 10/18/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 18 October, 1941 when his ac was lost in unknown circumstances. The loss location is believed to have been Sevastopol on the Crimean Peninsula. One known crew member, his observer, Lt Otto Osterwald, is also listed as MIA. These two are not listed in the VDK, and are listed in the German War Cem. at Sevastopol-Gontscharnoje. Their Dornier was rammed by a MiG-3 over Balaklava, pilot by Soviet pilot Lt N.I.Savva, who was awarded the Order of the red Banner for the incident. His MiG landed on water, and he was rescued. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Karl Kaufmann, R/O and Uffz Helmut Herrmann, Flt Engr (D.Drury).
1393 Petersen, JohannesFw6/18/1914Groschelt9/KG-76Do 17Z-2 "F1 + HT" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 August, 1940 when the AC was hit by AA fire during a low-level attack on Kenley airdrome. The AC crashed in flames onto a cottage on the edge of the airfield, killing all five onboard. Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt Hans Siegfried Ahrens, Observer; Uffz Karl Greulich, R/O; Fw Hans Dietz, Gunner and Oberst Dr. Otto Sommer, Passenger?. The deceased are buried at CC, Plot 5, Row 3: Petersen Gr 69, Ahrends Gr 66, Greulich Gr 67, Ewald Johannes Dietz Gr 68 and Dr Sommer Gr 70 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1394 Petersen, KarlOfw9/JG-301Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682011 "White 14 + I" (captured)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW/MIA 10 October, 1944 when he made an emergency landing behind Russian lines, damaged during aerial combat at Rakitnoye. His 190 was one of several captured nearly intact.
1395 Petersen, Karl AugustMaj5/26/1912 Neukirchen, Kreis Nordfriesland 1/KG-27 (5/39), Stfkpt in 9/KG-27 (1/41), Kdr II/KG-27 (6/41)He 111P & H
RK(3/7/42)

Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/15/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
Served in KG-27 from Mar. 1936 to Mar. 1944. Over 250 combat missions. Deceased 23 November, 1980 Bodenteich/Häcklingen (P. Bastin). His known crew: Fw Konrad Rieder, Flt Engr (DK-G 6/5/42) and Fw Hans Timmermann, R/O (DK-G 3/19/42) Kaiser RK book.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
Petersen was trained as a pilot in the mid-30s and on March 15, 1936 joined KG 27 'Boelcke', to which he belonged until March 15, 1944. In the Legion Condor in Spain he completed 131 enemy flights. After missions over Poland, France and England, he was appointed in January 1941 captain of the 9th Squadron. In the Eastern campaign he flew an independent attack on the Soviet navy at Tuapse, in which a destroyer was sunk and three other ships were damaged. For his combat success he received on March 8, 1942 as captain the Knight's Cross. As Major he led the II. Group of the KG 27 from January 1943 to March 1944. By the end of the war he was employed in higher staff positions. He died on November 23, 1980.

1396 Petersen, Karl HeinzOfw12/KG(J)-51Me 262A-2a Werk # Unk "9K + EK" (12/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 between Weert and Venlo on 3 December, 1944. Added: The B-24 may have in fact been a Lancaster of RAF No. 582 Sq. which crashed at Tongeren, Belgium, losing one crewman. The SGLO puts the Lancaster down more to the south and west of Venlo, and credited to Ofw Petersen (D.Drury).
1397 Petersen, Karl HeinzUffz8/JG-27Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 785938 "Blue 10" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 December, 1944 in aerial combat with a fighter during a strafing mission near Trier. Mombeek.
1398 Petersen, Karl HeinzFwI/KG-55, III/LG-1He 111H-16, Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1399 Peuls, KarlOblt3/StG-5 (S.U.)Ju 87R-1 Werk # 5545 "L1 + EW" (lost 6/2/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 2 June, 1942; shot down by enemy fighters over Murmansk. His R/O, Uffz Josef Holtmaier, was also listed as MIA. Source: SIG Norway.
1400 Pfaff, KarlLt2/16/19185/LG-1 Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk (lost 7/28/40) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 28 July, 1940 when his ac was sd by Spitfires of No.234 Sq., piloted by F/Lt P.C.Hughes, P/O K.S.Dewhurst and P/O P.W.Horton. The Ju 88 crashed into the Channel, SE of Plymouth. Remaining crew: Uffz Bernhard Bucke, Obs (KIA); Uffz Walter Niesche, R/O (MIA) and Ogefr Werner Schnellhardt, Gnr (MIA). Uffz Bucke is buried in the Ger War Cem at Orglandes/Manche, France, Blk 16, Row 8, Gr 309. Lt Pfaff was posthumously promoted to Oblt on 10 October, 1941 (D.Drury).

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