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1901 Tamoschus, KarlLt3(H)/11 (S.U.)Bf 110E-3 Werk # 2506 ^M + AL" (lost 9/6/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA with unnamed crew 6 September, 1942, cause unknown. Bf 110 Loss List
1902 Tanck, Paul (Karl?)Fw7/16/19195/JG-77 (8/44 Northern Italy), 8/JG-77 (Bodenplatte)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163226 "Yellow 12" (lost 8/20/44), Bf 109G-10/AS Werk# 490392 (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 1 January, 1945; Unknown reason, near Antwerpen/Rotterdam. Mombeek MIA List. No known grave (J.Manrho). Interned 20 August, 1944 at Bern- Beundenfeld after becoming disorientated after combat (Bf 109 Loss List). Released by his Swiss captors 14 November, 1944 (D.Drury).
1903 Taplick, FerdinandFw1(F)/Aufkl. Gr. Ob.d.L. Ju 88B Werk # 0024 "K9 + KH" (lost 9/1/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew, 1 September, 1941, when his ac was lost in the Sevastopol area during a reconnaissance mission, circumstances unknown. Remaining crew (desig unk): Reserve Oblt Johannes Ruhnke, Fw Karl Kunkel and Ogefr Fritz Schalek (D.Drury).
1904 Tarms, ErnstUffz13/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360201 "F8 + GX" (lost 9/24/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 24 September, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Gefr Christian Henke, R/O and Gefr Karl Heinz Schramm, Gnr. The ac was reported sd, into the sea, into the Bay of Biscay, west of France. (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Harms.
1905 Tasch, Karl Willi?Gefr8/JG-54 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2s; Werk#s 9177 "Blk 3" (lost 11/4/41) & 8219 Blk ?" (lost 2/15/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds on 4 November, 1941 in Wk# 9177 over Krasnogwardeisk S.U.. Injured in a crash landing 15 February, 1942 in Wk# 8219 over Siwerskaja S.U. airfield due to a technical failure.
1906 Tatenhorst, Alwin LudwigOfw12/17/1913HamburgKG-4, KGr.z.b.V.-5 He 111H Werk #'s Unk "L5 + KM" & L5 + IM" Transport Operational Clasp Jager Blatt 2/2001. Added: Ofw Tatenhorst was known to have served exclusively on the crew of Oblt Engelbert Heiner between 2/42 to 8/43, performing re-supply and transport missions to Stalingrad and the Kuban Bridgehead prior to Heiner joining the Night Fighters. Near wars end, Ofw Tatenhorst served with the Herman Göring paratroopers (Flugbuch entries & image courtesy Karl Tatenhorst (grandson)
1907 Tauscher, KarlLt10/JG-11 (Aalborg West)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530361 (lost 8/4/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 4 August, 1943 during high altitude air combat north of the airfield, he went into a shallow dive at first, and then into a steep dice, crashing on the Oster Halne Parish near the Aalborg airfield. He was buried in the Frederilshavn Cemetery on 10 August, 1943, and returned to Munich for his final resting place, 10 April, 1967. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1908 Techel, Karl HeinzFhjFw8/10/1921Berlin7/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175157 "Yellow 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 December, 1944; enemy action with P-51s near Sembzin, in the Waren area. No known grave. Alternate spelling: Teckel. Added: Buried in the War Grave Cem, Rechlin-Retzow (M.deWolf).
1909 Tegtmeier, KarlUffz9/3/19151(F)/124 (Kirkenes) Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430237 "G2 + AH" (95% damaged 4/28/42) Observer Operational Clasp KIC (died of injuries) 28 April, 1942 after a landing accident due to pilot error at the Kirkenes airfield when returning from a mission. Remaining crew (all WIC): Uffz Rolf Gerstner, Observer; Uffz Sigmunn Borowski, R/O and Uffz Leonard Kraus, Mech. (SIG Norway). Uffz Tegtmeier is buried in the German War Cem at Botn-Rognan, Norway, Blk B, Gr 1090 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Tegtmeyer.
1910 Teifl, KarlGefrII/EJG-1 (Denmark)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 782105 (lost 2/8/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 8 February, 1945 near Küstrin, cause unknown.
1911 Teufert, KarlOblt110/NJG-5Bf 110 EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16/17 January, 1945; making a failed force landing at Schkeuditz airfield due to combat damage. Source: T. Boiten.
1912 Thalacker, Karl Heinz HansLt6/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-2 Werk # (1?)20328 "Yellow 6 + -" (lost 8/18/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 18 August, 1942; Crashed into the sea, Cherbourg, cause unknown. Mombeek MIA List.
1913 Thaler, KarlLt274/JG-54 (7/44 S.U.), 7/JG-54 (10/44), III/JG-54 (11/44)Most likely an Fw 190A-8 (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 November, 1944. No further detail. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 21 July, 1944. Nos. 2, 3 & 4, all three Pe-2s on 26 July, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 on 25 August, 1944. A 6th, an Il-2 on 30 August, 1944. A 7th, an Il-2 on 15 September, 1944. An 8th, a Yak-9 on 17 September, 1944. A 9th, a Yak-9 on 21 September, 1944. Nos. 10 & 11, both Il-2s on 24 September, 1944. A 12th, a Yak-9 on 27 September, 1944. Nos. 13, 14 & 15, two Il-2s and an La-5 on 30 September, 1944. A 16th, an La-5 on 6 October, 1944. Nos. 17 & 18, a Yak-9 and a Pe-2 on 10 October, 1944. Nos. 19 & 20, both Il-2s on 17 October, 1944. A 21st, a Pe-2 on 22 October, 1944. A 22nd, an Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. A 23rd, an Il-2 on 28 October, 1944. Nos. 24 & 25, an Il-2 and a P-39 on 29 October, 1944. A 26th, a Pe-2 on 18 November, 1944. A 27th, an Il-2 on 23 November, 1944.
1914 Theierl, Franz KarlLtNSGr ?Fw 190F most likelyEP(1/1/43)

EK 1 & 2
Night Ground Attack Operational Clasp
His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
1915 Thewaldt, KarlHptmStfkpt 1/Kü.Fl.Gr-196Ar 196 Werk # 0088 "6W + FN" (lost 10/12/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 12 October, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of No. 145 Sq. over the Channel. Hos Observer, Uffz W. Kottwitz, MIA. (Stankey & DeZeng and J.Schadskaje).
1916 Theyerl, Franz KarlHptm4/24/1918Wien Austria2/NSGr-6, Störkampfstaffeln (harrassment), Stfkpt 3/Nachtschlachtgruppe 5 (NSGr-5)He 46, Fw 58, Ar 66, Go 145 (old trainer AC) RK(1/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/3/44)

EK 1 & 2
Night Assault Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Taken prisoner by the Soviets in Budapest, but managed to escape from the transport train in Romania on 30 March, 1945. Succeeded in reaching his home in Bavaria on 24 September, 1945 via Romania, Hungary and Austria. One of the few Night Assault pilots. 587 missions, about 550 at night. Deceased 12 June, 1972 in Düsseldorf.
1917 Thie, Karl HeinzUffz6/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4020 "V4 + TP" (lost 10/16/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Stalingrad 16 October, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1918 Thiede, KarlOblt3/KG-40 (6/41), 7/KG-40 (10/41)Fw 200C-3/U4 Werk # 0087 "F8 + FR" (lost 5/9/42)Bomber (or Observer) Operational ClaspShot down by D/S Duoro and made a force landing in a Norwegian Fjord, near Färöyn Island, by Trondheim Norway on 9 May, 1942 with a crew of Uffz Wilhelm Degand (co-pilot), StabsFw Jakob Weber (1st R/O), Ogefr Johann Baier (2nd R/O), Uffz Heinz Kirsch (gunner) and Fw Paul Maertins (flt engr). Pilot and crew did not survive the watery crash. SIG (Special Interest Group) Norway & Fw 200 Losses, 1988 Book, per H. Breuer).
1919 Thiel, WernerMaj 3(F)/22 (11/39), Stfkpt 4(F)11 (7/41), Stfkpt 1(F)/Ob.d.H (2/42), var Schl. & Staff pos Do 17P Werk # Unk "4N + EL" (lost 11/21/39), Do 17P Werk # Unk (dam? 8/9/40), Ju 88A Werk # 0633 (dam? 7/10/41)Wound Badge, Observer Operational ClaspPOW (briefly) 21 November, 1939; Shot down by French fighters of CGII/5, piloted by Sgt's Sales & Tremolet, northeast of Eincheville, Moselle, France. He was WIA 9 August, 1940 near the Oslo-Fornebu airfield, cause unknown. He was uninjured 10 July, 1941, while flying as Observer for an Ofw H.Baer (Inj), in a non-operational crash incident at the Jesau, East Prussia airfield. Remaining crew: Fw O.Lietzau, R/O (Disp Unk) and Fw Karl Lewandowski, Gnr (KIC, believed at Bagrationovsk, Russia (D.Stankey & L.DeZeng & D.Drury).
1920 Thiele, Ernst JoachimLt9/24/19192/KG-28He 111H-5 Werk # 3641 "1T + FK" (lost 7/18/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 18 July, 1941; sd by Huricanes of No. 87 Sq., piloted by Sgt A.H.Thom and F/O G.L.Roscoe. They ditched at sea off the Scillies and were taken prisoner. Remaining crew: Fw Georg Bober, Obs; Ogefr Karl Klingermann, R/O and Uffz Josef Jung, Gnr. Source: J.Schadskaje & D.Drury.
1921 Thieme, WernerOblt6/21/19157/KG-40 (Vaernes 2/42) Fw 200C-3/U4 Werk # 0063 "F8 + CL" (or "BR" per LOCS) (lost at sea 2/22/42) Bomber Operational Clasp This Condor ditched into Stjördalsfjord due to malfunctioning flaps as they approached Vaernes, returning from an anti-shipping mission on the east coast of Iceland on 22 February, 1942. Remaining crew (survived): Wolfgang Tonn, Co-P; Ofw Leo Ludorf, Mech; Karl Kiessling, 1st R/O; Ogefr Klaus Kappes, 2nd R/O and Gefr August Kaufmann, Gnr (Flyvrak Norway). This ac was salvaged from the waters off Tronheim, near the Vaernes airfield, in March 1999. The crew survived the ditching. The wreck was returned to Hamburg for restoration. Project Manager, Günther Georgs stated that Werner Thieme, living in Austria, has visited "his" plane several times. Source: Peter Beck, Aarhus, Denmark.
1922 Thien, Friedrich KarlLt1/KGr-100 (9/41)He 111HEK 1 (10/21/41), EK 2 (9/17/41), Wound Badge (9/25/41), Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 25 September, 1941 after ramming fghters in the vicinity of Tyschininow. Weitze Docs online & LOCS
1923 Thomas, KarlHptm9/9/1909 Stfkpt 4/KGr.z.b.V.-101 (3/41), LKS-3 (2/43), RLM Staff (4/43) Ju 52 Werk # 6246 (75% dam 3/24/41) Wound Badge, Transport Operational Clasp He and his unnamed crew injured in a force landing at Rehhorn due to bad weather on 24 March, 1941 (J.Schadskaje). Added: The March 1941 force landing damaged he ac at 75%, and was caused by a snowstorm over Rychory. Remaining crew (Injured): Oblt Paul Schatz, Obs or Fw Fritz Schilling, Mech. Their ac was one of four lost to this storm (F.Braun).
1924 Thon, KarlFw13/JG-11Fw 190A-4/Y Werk # 5700 "Yellow 6" (lost 5/14/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 May, 1943 during aerial combat with a B-17 off Kiel. His one known victory was a B-17 on 17 April, 1943 over Wilhelmshaven.
1925 Thöny, ChristianLt8/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0554 "3Z + GS" (lost 3/5/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 5 March, 1941, failed to return from a mission at Cardiff, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (presumed MIA): Uffz Karl Dittmann, Obs; Uffz Paul Dannich, R/O and Uffz Alois Beckmann, Gnr (D. Drury).
1926 Thorn, KarlUffz7/JG-52 (Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 411442 "White 5" (lost 5/18/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKilled at Roman while on a transfer flight on 18 May, 1944, cause unknown.
1927 Thum, KarlUffz15/JG-300Fw 190A-6 (lost 5/13/44 northwest of Heiligenhaus/N.Rhein)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 12/13 May, 1944 at Heiligenhaus/Niederhein, cause unknown. Surname reported as Thimm (by Boiten).
1928 Thurner, HubertUffz4/SAGr.126Ar 196A-3 (A-2?) Werk # 0302 "D1 + BN" (lost 12/4/43)Observer Operational ClaspHis fate unknown, but believed KIA 4 December, 1943, when his ac was attacked by a Beaufighter over the Aegean Sea, off the island of Levitha Greece. His observer, Lt Friedrich Karl Brunswig, was KIA, and buried in the German War Cem. at Dionyssos- Rapendoza, Tomb 3, Row 11, Plate 12 (D.Drury).
1929 Thurow, Günther Karl HeinrichUffz1/NJG-1He 219 "G9 + WH" (lost 2/3/45)Night Fighter Operational ClaspThis ac reported sd 3 February, 1945 by a Mosquito of No. 410 Sq., piloted by F/Lt B.N.Plummer (DFC), and crashed at Handorf. The ejection seats failed and crew disposition not reported. Source: J.Schadskaje.
1930 Thurz, Karl HeinzLt1/19/1919 Wekusta 1/Ob.d.L. (Oldenburg Weather Staffel) He 111H-2 Werk # 2645 "T5 + EU" (lost 1/17/41) Observer Operational Clasp POW 17 January, 1941 after being sd at Vaasetter, Fair Island, UK, by two Hurricanes of No. 3 Sq., piloted by P/O A.E. Berry RNZAF and F/O R.Watson RCAF. Remaining crew: Reg.Rat. Leo Gburek, Obs (KIA, bur Fair Isle); Fw Josef Wohlfahrt, R/O (POW); Gefr Georg Nentwig, Gnr (KIA bur Fair Isle) and Uffz Bernhard Lüking, Mech (POW). Source: Fritz Braun. Added: The two deceased have been re-interned at CC, Blk 3, Row 10; Nentwig Gr 291 and Gburek Gr 292 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling Thure.
Cannock Chase
1931 Tiepner, KarlUffz2/JG-3Bf 109G-6/AS Werk# 166261 "Black 7"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 25 August, 1944; Aerial combat, location unknown. Mombeek MIA List.
1932 Tigerström, Karl Heinz vonLt11/JG-27 (11/42)Bf 109F, Bf 109G (lost 3/13/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 March, 1943during aerial combat over the western front (J.Schadskaje). One known victory, a Hurricane south of Sidi Abd-el-Rahman on 3 November, 1942. Made a successful force landing on 14 July, 1942 after being damaged during aerial combat with P-40s of RAF No. 260 Sq. or Boston return fire.
1933 Tilling, WernerLt8/15/192211/KG-54 (Austria 9/43), 1/KG-54 (6/44)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3705 (85% dam 9/13/43), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5882 "B3 + BH" (lost 6/11/44) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 11 June, 1944 when his ac was hit bt AA fire while attacking Allied troops near Saint-Mere-Eglise. The crew bailed out when the ac caught fire. The ac crashed near Chaillevois, France. Remaining crew: Uffz Kurt Gumpold, Obs (KIA, bur Ger War Cem. at Fort-de-Malmaison, Blk 5, Row 23, Gr 1022), Uffz Karl Lötz, R/O and Ogefr Karl Heinz Grossmann, Gnr (WIA?) (D.Drury & LOCS). Pilot and unnamed crew injured 13 September, 1943 when they overran the airfield at Wiener-Neustadt due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Tiling
1934 Tippe, ErhardFw211/JG-26 (5/44)Bf 109G-6 "Yellow 13" (5/44; damaged 6/14/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412351 "Yellow 21" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 16 June, 1944, shot down in "Yellow 21" by Spitfires of RCAF No. 443 Squadron over Normandy beachhead. He bailed safely but suffered a shoulder injury, and was quickly captured by Canadian soldiers. Shot down two days earlier on 14 June, 1944, in "Yellow 13" by a P-38 of 55FG over Paris. His coolant line was hit and he made a belly landing just outside Paris after eluding his pursuer. He became the favorite wingman of Klaus Mietusch. Earlier flew wingman for Ofw Karl Laub in May, 1944, and Wolfgang Polster in June, 1944, before Mietusch. His two victories; a P-38 of 55FG in the Pontoise area, N of Paris, on 14 June, 1944 and a B-24 (HSS) of 392BG SW of Chartres on 15 June, 1944.
1935 Titz, LeoUffz5/19/19213/NJG-4 (Langendiebach)Ju 88G-1 (lost 9/28/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 28 September, 1944 during aerial combat with a Mosquito at Gronau. Remaining crew (KIA): R/O Uffz Gottfried Uhlmann (bd & burial loc unk); R/O2 Uffz Karl Moser (11/1/1921) and Gnr Ogefr Paul Kramer (9/17/1920). All but Uhlmann buried in Hanau.Gottfried Uhlmann

1936 Tobor, GüntherFhjFw6/KG-6Ju 88A-4 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 27/28 March, 1944; Failed to return from the raid on Bristol England. Probably lost at sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Karl Heinz Menzel, Observer; Uffz Theodor Burkard, R/O and Fw Gerhard Thon, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1937 Todt, ErichOblt3/24/1913Böblingen1(F)/129BV 222C-10 (aka V-10) Werk # 310010 "TB + QN" (lost 2/8/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 8 February, 1944 while flying Co-Pilot with Hptm Karl Schmutzler during a night test flight; downed by a Mosquito of No.157 Sq, and crashed near Lake Biscarrosse, Landes, France. Oblt Todt buries at the Ger.War Cem at Berneuil, Blk 4, Row 17, Gr 778. See remaining crew detail under Hptm Karl Schmutzler. Source: D.Drury
1938 Tollschein, KarlMaj6/StG-2Ju 87D-3
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/28/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1939 Tomanek, KarlUffz11/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109T-2 Werk # 7796 (lost 3/30/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 30 March, 1944; crashed into the sea at PlQu HF 3-3 due to engine failure. Source: L. Wiegels.
1940 Tonne, WolfgangHptm2/28/1918Moosbach Thüringen1223/JG-53 (joined 12/39-5/42 S.U.), Adj I/JG-53 (7/41), Stfkpt 3/JG-53 (Bizerta Tunisia)Bf 109E-3 (lost; bailed 5/14/40), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6728 (dam; WIA 7/11/41), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14156 (crash land 8/29/42), Bf 109F-4 (Trop) "Yellow 7" (2/43), Bf 109G-2/Trop Werk # 10795 "Yellow 7" (Bizerta), Bf 109G-6 Wk # 16523 "Yellow 1" (lost 4/43) RK(9/6/42)-EL(9/24/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)
EP(8/6/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg(7/11/41)
Ftr Oper. Clasp w/Pend
KIFA 20 April, 1943 in his G-6 during a landing at Protville, north of Tunis, in Tunisia. He went into a steep turn with his undercarriage extended causing his fatal crash (See below). MIA 14 May, 1940 during aerial combat in his E-3 with a Hurricane south of Bouillon, crashed behind the line but returned uninjured (Prien). 641 missions, 96 victories in the Stalingrad front. His first victory, a Blenheim northwest of Sedan, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hawk-75 at St Dizier on 9 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire 10 km S of London on 15 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire SE of London on 17 October, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire S of Boulogne on 26 April, 1941. He scored Soviet victories 14 thru 19 on 31 May, 1942; four I-61s and two Il-2s. His 30th, a LaGG-3 on 6 July, 1942. His 40th, one of four this day, an Il-2 on 31 July, 1942. A quad on 5 August, 1942; all Mig-3s. An La-5 and two LaGG-3s on 13 September, 1942. Three Yak-1s on 20 September, 1942. Note: It is said that all of his achievements and the propaganda about his exploits went to his head. As a result, he became reckless, and crashes over his own airfield, celebrating his 122nd victory, over another Spitfire IX.

Gela Sicily Spring 1942 L-R: Werkmeister Ofw. Krüger, Staffelkapitän Oblt. Wolfgang Tonne, Oblt. Karl Leonhard, Lt. Walter Seiz
1941 Torpier, KarlOblt10/26/1916Erg/StG-1Ju 87 (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 12 March, 1941, crashing his Junkers in Belgium. Biried Lommel, Block 47/599. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
1942 Trachte, WilhelmObltTech Offz II/JG-53 (7/41 S.U.)Bf 109F-2 (7/41)Wound Badge 7/24/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 7 March, 1942, a passenger in Do 17Z Werk # 3309 "BB + NQ" (lost) which crashed 30 km south of Neapel. Also killed in the "accident" were Maj Karl Beyschlag and Ogefr Alfred Meng. WIA 24 July, 1941 during aerial combat at Grjebnja, no AC damage reported. Source: Jochen Prien
1943 Trapp, KarlFw3/13/191212/JG-26 (joins 5/43 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 19657 (70% 5/20/43), Bf 109G-6/U4 Werk # 20710 "Blue 10" (lost 12/22/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 December, 1943 during aerial combat in "Blue 10" with a P-47 of 56FG piloted by Lt Robert Johnson. The first burst from Johnsons guns tore into Trapps cockpit, killing him. "Blue 10" crashed at Brucht Holland, south of Hardenberg (DeSwart). Buried Ysselsteyn R/10/243. Ran out of fuel in Wk# 19657 on a non-operational flight on 20 May, 1943 near Etaples.
1944 Trappmann, KarlUffz1/23/1918Essen7/NJG-1Bf 110E-2 Werk # 3743 (lost 3/14/42)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 14 March, 1942; crashed at Gelselaar, Gelderland, Netherlands while on a training mission. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Bernhard Merschel (geb 6/8/1917 Nordlohne) also KIC. Both initially buried in Enschede and reburied at Ysselsteyn in 1948: Uffz Trappmann at Q-11-266 and Uffz Merschel at Q-11-267 (Find-A-Grave by Fred). The pilot was not identified; Trappmann was my choice.
1945 Trebing, KarlOfw12/29/1913HarleshausenStab III/JG-3 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5146 (lost 8/25/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 25 August, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing at Plum Pudding Island, Shuarts Marshes, St Nicholas at Wade, Kent. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Row 9, Gr 321. Source: M.Croft & D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
1946 Treiber, KarlOblt10/3/1895DresdenStab II/JG-52 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3907 "Black 8" (lost 9/27/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 27 September, 1940 after aerial combat; force landed at Hollingbourne, Maidstone England. Source: D. Stankey. Added: He served in Jasta 5 during WWI and was credited with seven victories. Deceased 28 February, 1962 in Dresden (Archiv J.Mückler).
1947 Tremmer, KarlOfwFl.ü.G.-1Bloch 210 Werk # 200 (65% dam 7/8/43)Pilot BadgeKIC 8 July, 1943; crashed at the Mannheim airfield due to engine failure. His one unnamed crewman also KIC.
1948 Trettau, Karl HeinzLt3/4/1923311/JG-53 (7/44), 6/JG-53 (12/44 Malmsheim)Bf 109G-14 (lost 3/30/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down 2 July, 1944 over the Normandy Invasion Front by British fighters of RAF No. 403 Sq., no mention of injuries. One known victory, his 1st, a B-26 in the Ardennes sector on 24 December, 1944. His 2nd victory, a P-47 on 14 January, 1945. His 3rd, a P-51 on 22 February, 1945. Deceased 10 November, 2002. Added: POW 30 March, 1945 after his engine was hit by US flak, crashing at Kimbacher Höhe, by Weiten Gesäss (Klaus Deschner).
1949 Trieber, KarlObltII/JG-52Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspKIA 27 September, 1940 during aerial combat during the Battle of Britain.
1950 Tripschu, KarlFw3/6/1917Erg/JG-26, 6/JG-26 (8/41 Wevelghem)Bf 109F-4, Fw 190A-1 Werk # 10006 (lost 12/22/41)Fighter Operational Clasp in BronzeKIFA 22 December, 1941 in a weather-related crash at Herquilinguen, near Boulogne. Buried Bourdon Block 32, Row 11, Grave 407.
1951 Trottmann, FriedrichOblt7/29/19154/KG-40 (Soesterberg)Do 217E-2 Werk # 0114 (lost 10/21/41)Bomber Operational ClaspHis Do 217 crashed at Mheer Holland, east of Eijsden, on 21 October, 1941, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: The entire crew were KIA when their ac crashed in the vicinity of Mheer, 10km SE of Maastricht, due to fuel starvation. Remaining crew (all bur Ysselsteyn): Uffz Karl Fischer (geb 12/6/1915, bur L-10-231), Obs; Uffz Winfried Kleinat (geb 4/29/1921, bur L-10-232), R/O and Ogefr Adolf Hofmann (geb 6/17/1922 Rindbach Aus., bur L-10-233), Gnr. Pilot Oblt Trottmann buried L-10-230 (Find-A-Grave by Fred & LOCS).
Karl Fischer's grave
1952 Trümpelmann, ManfredLt2/3/19227/KG-6 (Channel) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144645 "3E + DR" (lost 5/24/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew 24 May, 1943. His Ju 88 crashed at Ijsselmeer Holland, south of Flevoland, cause unknown (DeSwart & Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew: Ogefr Willi Maier, Obs (KIA); Flg Franz Thomas, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Karl Schmidt, Gnr (KIA). The deceased are buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk CW, Row 1 as follows: Lt Trümpelmann, Gr 1; Uffz Schmidt, Gr 2 and Ogefr Maier, Gr 3 (D.Drury).
1953 Trute, WillyUffz3/4/1914I/StG-77Ju 87B-1 Werk # 425 (lost 12/13/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 13 December, 1940; he crashed at Caen while on a domestic flight. His unnamed crew were injured. Source: J.Scadskaje. Added: His R/O-Gnr, Gefr Karl Kunz, was injured in the crash. Trute buried in the German War Cem. at La Cambe (Fr), Blk 25, Gr 217 (D.Drury).
1954 Tschelesnig, KarlFw2/1/191739/JG-2 (12/43), 3/JG-2 (10/44), 2/JG-2 (Merzhausen 1/45)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 750143 "Yellow 17" (lost 12/10/44; emerg land w/injuries, eng fail), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 500385 "Blue 9" (lost 1/1/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW after being shot down 1 January, 1945 by AA fire east of Verviers. He dove into a tree to evade the gunners. Amazingly, he emerged from the shruberry and pulled his straining AC up to 600 ft. and bailed, and was immediately taken prisoner. He had completed 15 operational sorties. One known victory, a B-17 2 km N of Ault om 31 December, 1943. A 2nd, a P-38 at Königswinter on 13 October, 1944. Alternate spelling: Tscheliesnig.
1955 Tscheuke, Karl HeinzLt3/25/1920Berlin/BrandenburgI/KG-4He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/2/42)
EP(7/23/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List, Vermeer EP Awards List & LOCS
1956 Tschoerner, Philipp KarlOblt5(H)/41 (Observer)Do 17P & F, He 111H and Ju 88A & D RK(7/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 11 June, 1944.
1957 Tutosek, KarlUffz4/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 130680 (lost 9/5/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 5 September, 1943 east of Schatalowka-Ost due to flak, his unnamed R/O OK. Ju 87 Loss List
1958 Tutschek, WalterUffz6/KG-30 (France)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550241 "4D + EP" (lost 3/27/44)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW the night of 27/28 March, 1944 during the bombing raid on Bristol England. He was shot down by F/Lt H.D.McNabb and P/O J.L.N.Hall in a Beaufighter VII, KW981, of RCAF No.406 Sq. The AC crashed at Willis Farm, Clapton, near Berkeley, at 23:50 hours. Remaining crew (all POW): Ogefr Otto Bauch, Observer; Uffz Hans Wirth, R/O and Ogefr Karl Wiedner, Gunner. Weidner was noted as injured. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1959 Ugrics, Karl HeinzUffz9/KG-26Ju 88A Werk # 801595 "H + FT" (lost 7/31/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 31 July, 1944 while attacking a convoy off the coast of North Africa. The pilots body was recovered by a fisherman off the coast of Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain, where he was initially buried. After re-internment, he has an IM grave marker at Cuacos de Yuste. Remaining crew (MIA, most likely at sea): Uffz Bernhard Oehl, Obs; Ogefr Johannes Hohnke, R/O and Gefr Manfred Erler, Gnr (D.Drury).
1960 Uhl, KarlUffz31/Schl.G-1 (8/43 S.U.), 4/SG-77 (4/44 S.U.)Fw 190A, Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 8 July, 1943. A 2nd, a Soviet LaGG-5 A of Stracholessjeat on 6 October, 1943. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 8 April, 1944. I found an Ogefr Karl Uhl on the JG-6 List, identified as a Ground Personnel, injured 7 October, 1944 during a bomb attack, surely not the same person.
1961 Ulbrich, KarlOblt3/26/1923BunzlauStfkpt 12/JG-4 (4/44)Bf 109G & K-4Fghter Operational ClaspPictured with Lt Ewald Kraas in Mombeek JG-4, Vol 2.
1962 Ullmann, Karl Heinrich HenryOblt11/2/1920Breitenbach, Cz.6/JG-52 (S.U. 41), TG unit (1/45)Bf 109E, Ju 52
EK 1 & 2
Class "C" Glider Badge
Began Sailplane and Glider training in 1936 at Grunau with his instructor, Hanna Reich. After receiving his pilot certificate, he was assigned to JG-52 in Russia. He recd the EK 1 after his 6th mission and was soon after stricken with jaundice and hospitalized after about 3 months in JG-52. After recovering, he was sent to Medical School in Vienna and Prague. In early 1945, he was returned to flight status flying the Ju 52, ferrying gasoline from Prague to Russia and returning with wounded. He made approximately seven or eight such flights. Survived the war and came to the US in 1952, where Dr. Ullman lives today (2010 interview).
1963 Umlauf, Baldur (or Baldar)Uffz1(F)/121 (Med 6/43) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1451 "8H + KH" (lost 10/1/43) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his Observer Oblt Hans Ebert and two other unnamed crew 1 October, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported. The ac reportes as belonging to 1(F)/33 (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The two unknown identified as Uffz Tischler, R/O and Gefr Gerhard Krempig, Flt Engr. They were deployed to clear enemy shipping along the coast of the island of Corsica. Detail provided in a letter from Oblt Karl Ischinger, Stffüh, to the Father of Gefr Krempig, dated 4 October, 1943, via Jason Farrow 7/2021. LOCS has the unit as 1(F)/123.
1964 Unertl, KarlGefr1923Flugzeugführer in a Transport StaffelJu 52Transport Operational ClaspKIA 6 June, 1944. Data found on Obituary Card on the internet.
1965 Unger, KarlUffz110/JG-301 (6/44 Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161432 "Black 10" (lost 6/28/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 28 June, 1944 during aerial combat west of Ciocanesti, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 over Romania on 15 April, 1944.
1966 Unkell, KarlGefrStab/JG-77 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 16503 "White <5 +" (lost 4/30/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 30 April, 1943; Aerial combat near Cap Bon. Mombeek MIA List.
1967 Urban, KarlFhr6(Sturm)/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # 681356 "Black 4" (lost 2/12/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA 12 February, 1945 in the Sagan-Sprottau area, cause not reported.
1968 Vagts, Hermann Peter "Hans"Oblt6/19/1915Kiel3/KGr-126 He 111H-4 Werk # unk "1T + EL" (lost 4/30/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 30 April, 1940: during a mine-laying operation at sea, the ac was hit by AA fire and crashed at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. The ac exploded on impact resulting from a parachute mine still onboard, killing the entire crew. Civilians were also killed and this incident may well have been the first civilian deaths in England due to enemy action. Remaining crew (KIA): Lt Hermann Wilhelm Sodtmann, Obs (age 24 from Travemünde, bur CC, Plot 5, Row 5, Gr 112); Uffz Karl Heinz Fresen, (age 26 from Hamburg (?), bur CC, 5/5/111) and Uffz Hans Günther Koch, ( age 20 from Neu Skalmirschütz, bur 5/5/113). Oblt Vagts buried CC, 5/5/114. Source: Dave Drury & Spencer Wilson.
Above: Hermann Wilhelm Sodtmann

Courtesy Spencer Wilson

1969 Vaitl, KarlOfhr1/14/1924Landshut116/JG-3Fw 190A-8 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-51s of the 479th FG in the Eupen Belgium area. One known victory, a B-26 at Büllingen-Stavelot on 23 December, 1944.
1970 Valenta, KurtGefr6/NJG-4 (Dole)Do 217N-1 Werk # 1488 (lost 5/15/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC with his two crew at St Jean de Boeuf 15 May, 1944, cause unknown. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Hans Breitner and Gnr Gefr Karl Stegen. All three buried in the War Graves Cem. Andilly.
1971 Varnbüler, Axel Karl Heinrich Eberhard von und zu Hemmingen Ofhr2/20/1924Dresden9/SG-2 Ju 87D-5 Werk # 140798 "T6 + CT" (lost 8/19/44) Ground Assault Operational Clasp KIA with his R/O, Uffz Helmut Hiller, 19 August, 1944, when his ac was sd by AA fire near Ergli, Latvia. Neither of their remains could be recovered by the VDK for transfer to a military cemetery, but they are commemorated in the memorial book at Riga Beberbeki, Latvia (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Varnbühler.
1972 Vater, HerbertHptmStfkpt 1/Ku.Fl.Gr-406 (7/42), Kdr I/KG-26 (7/43)He 115 Werk # 2759 "K6 + HH" in 406 (lost 7/2/42), He 111HBomber Operational ClaspHptm Vater and his Observer, armed with torpedos, were attacking Convoy PQ17. They were sd by AA fire from the ships, and crashed into the Norwegian Sea. They were rescued by another He 115 of the same squadron, piloted by Uffz Karl "Konny" Arabin (D.Drury).
1973 Vaupel, KarlLt1/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2191 "3Z + CH" (lost 11/9/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 9 November, 1940, off Dungeness; shot down by Spitfires of No. 92 Sq. (Sgt Fokes & Adj. De Montbron), three other unnamed crew MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1974 Veit, KarlUffz9/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140173 "Yellow 12" (dam 3/26/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 26 March, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported.
1975 Velser, WernerOfw4/KG-54 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 144057 "B3 + FM" (lost 9/22/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA with unnamed crew 22 September, 1942; mid-air collision near Jurelo with Ju 88A-4 Wk# 140180, piloted by Uffz Karl Bode (KIC w/crew) (Ju 88 Loss List).
1976 Verhove, Drago KarlUffz1/KG-54 (Med) Ju 88A-4/Trop Werk # 550396 "B3 + MH" (lost 10/21/43), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 885860 "B3 + NH" (lost 5/15/44) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA the night of 14/15 May, 1944; failed to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England, probably lost at sea. Remaining crew (MIA; same as those listed below when interned (Bristol Past, John Penny). Interned with unnamed crew 21 October, 1943 after landing at Dubendorf, returned 17 March, 1944 (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The crew were interned after bombing the port of Naples, when they ran into bad weather on the return, and running low on fuel, mistakenly landed in Switzerland, thinking they were in Germany. Remaining crew (interned & released 17 March, 1944 in exchange for a British crew): Uffz Heinrich Schumann, Observer; Uffz Robert Schneider, R/O and Ogefr Georg Fellner, Gnr (D.Drury).
1977 Vetter, FritzFwStab II/KG-76Ju 88 Werk # Unk (lost 8/24/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 24 August, 1940; sd over the English Channel and crashed into the sea off Manston. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Flessner, Obs (MIA); Fw Hans Meyer, R/O (geb 6/12/15 KIA) and Uffz Heinrich Meier, Gnr (MIA). Fw Meyer buried at Ysselsteyn, BF/4/90 (D.Drury).
1978 Vetter, KarlFw13/JG-302Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 July, 1944 in aerial combat near Budapest. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 NW of Pressburg on 26 June, 1944.
1979 Vieck, KarlObstltKdr I/JG-2 (9/39 Döberitz), Kdr JG-3 (8/40 Samer), Kdr Jafu 2 (1/43)Bf 109D & E
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. Alternate spelling; Viek, Carl
1980 Virnau, Karl HeinzUffz8/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171644 "Blue 18" (lost 9/12/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 12 September, 1944; crashed at Reinsehlen during a training flight, cause unknown. No known grave. Source: J. Geensen.
1981 Vischer, A.Fw1/KG-51 (Lechfeld) Ju 88A Werk # Unk (lost 6/19/40) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp WIA 19 June, 1940 when his ac was returning from an operation and attempted a force landing at Weilheim an der Teck, Baden-Württemberg, after developing an engine fire. His Observer, Fw Heinrich Wilhelm Karl Freisewinkel, a pilot in his own right, was killed in the crash. Remaining crew (desig unk): Fw Kurt Swoboda (KIA) and Fw K.Stölzle (WIA). The name of the pilot was not reported, so the selection of Fw Vischer is arbitrary (D.Drury).
1982 Vockelmann, KarlLt97/JG-53 (4/41 Maldeghem; 6/41 S.U.; 12/41 N.Afrika; 5/43 Sicily)Bf 109F-2 Wk# 8093 "Wh 12 + I" (4/41), Bf 109F-2 Wk# 9188 "White 6 + I" (80%, 8/3/41), Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19670 (lost 5/19/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/3/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 May, 1943 after aerial combat, location not reported (Magnus & Bf 109 Loss List). WIA 3 August, 1941 in "White 6" as a result of an emergency landing at Duchowschtschina. WIA a 2nd time on 13 December, 1941 while escorting Stukas in the Gazala/Tobruk area, hospitalized in Derna with severe injuries. He was shot down by a P-40 in his Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7357 after downing a Beaufort (Prien). One known victory, his first Soviet victory, a DB-3 on 3 July, 1941. A Beaufort SE of Gazala on 13 December, 1941. His 6th, a Spitfire in N. Africa on 12 November, 1942. He downed another Spitfire two days later. His 8th was a B-25 35 km northwest of Gabes on 31 March, 1943. His 9th, a B-17F on 13 April, 1943.
1983 Voellmer, KarlFw3/KG-55He 111H-16
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1984 Vogel, FerdinandLtAustria4/JG-27 (4/42 Martuba Libya), Stfkpt 4/27 (7/42 Libya)Bf 109FWound badge. Fighter Operational ClaspInjured 19 April, 1943 when he collided with another ac on takeoff. He served in training groups after his recovery. Served with Franz Stigler, nickname "Birdman". He served as temporary Stfkpt of 4/JG-27 after Rödel accident. He served as wingman for Karl Heinz Bendert, both of whom were suspected of claiming false victories.
1985 Vogel, KarlUffz4/JG-53 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6384 "White 3 + -" (lost 9/30/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 30 September, 1940 after aerial combat over England, uninjured after crashing off Beachy Head. Source: Jochen Prien
1986 Vogel, KarlFw16/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 784966 "Blue 3" (lost 12/14/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Hingen (JG-4 List).
1987 Vogel, Karl FriedrichObltFhr. Kette/KG-55He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1988 Vogel, Karl HeinzOfhr6II/JG-5 (7/43 Finnland), 7/JG-5 (9/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13722 (lost 7/25/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 January, 1944 (Magnus). WIA 25 July, 1943; shot down by enemy fighters near Kiberg (Source: SIG Norway). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 14 September, 1943. Two Pe-2s on 27 September, 1943. Nos. 4, 5 & 6, an Il-2 and a P-40 SE of the Petsamo airfield, and a Hurricane IIc 21 km W of Murmansk on 25 November, 1943.
1989 Vogelsang, KarlOfw2/18/1910Solingen3(F)/121 (Jasi Romania)Do 215 Werk # 0062 (lost 7/16/1941)Observer Operational ClaspKIA the night of 15/16 July, 1941 when his ac was hit by enemy fire in the vicinity of Jasi Romania. His Observer, Oblt Ulrich Teichmann was also killed, and two other unnamed crew were wounded. Both the deceased are buried in the War Cem. at Jasi; Ofw Vogelsang in Blk 2, Plot G, Row 7, Gr 7. Oblt Teichmann in Blk 2, Plot G, Row 6, Gr 10 (D.Drury).
1990 Vohl, WilliFhjFw313/JG-3 (11/44), 15/JG-3 (45 Heide Germany)Bf 109G, Fw 190A-8 & Fw 190D in 15 Staffel
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, both B-17s NW of Halle on 2 November, 1944. His 3rd, a P-51 on 28 November, 1944, no location given. Pictured with Emil Daniel & Karl Puett.
1991 Voigt, HelmuthLt7/15/1922Ballenstedt12/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 110130 "2Z + CW" (dam 12/6/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot uninjured 6 December, 1944 during aerial combat near Bad Brückenau. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Karl Brudik WIA and Gnr Ogefr Günter Michel (geb 9/17/1921 Berlin) KIA.
1992 Voigt, KarlFw1(H)/31Fw 189A-2
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/14/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1993 Völke, OskarUffz7/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 140224 "2Z + LR" (lost 11/18/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 18 November, 1944 when his 110 crashed at Egervölgy Hungary after aerial combat. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Karl Hautzenberger (geb 9/7/1923 St Veit a.d.Glan), R/O and Uffz Günter Böhme, Gunner. Source: Janos Bruckner.
1994 Vollertsen, ErwinFw1/Kü.Fl.Gr-406He 115B Werk # 2751 "K6 + AH" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIA 26 January, 1942; crashed during an operational flight near Vadsö, cuase unknown. Remaining crew: Lt Martin Immenroth, Observer (KIA) and Uffz Karl Heinz Köhler, R/O (MIA). Source: SIG Norway.
1995 Völlkopf, Karl HeinzLt45/NJG-2 (6/42 Reich Def), 9/NJG-1 (5/43)Bf 110F-4 Werk # 2663 (lost 6/23/42), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5359 (lost 6/21/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA with unnamed crew 21 June, 1943; crashed at Gellendorf, near Rheine, no further detail (Boiten). He and his crew were injured when he crashed his F-4 at Heerhugowaard Holland on 23 June, 1942 due to engine failure (DeSwart & Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a Hampden I of RAF No. 408 Sq. which crashed into the Ijsselmeer the night of 1-2 June, 1942. The entire British crew were KIA. A Stirling on the Bochum-Pilsen raid on 14 May, 1943. A 3rd, a Halifax at Wullen, southwest of Ahaus, on 24 May, 1943. A 4th, a Wellington 17 km north of Rheine at Plantlünne on 28 May, 1943. Alternate spelling: Vollköpf. Magnus and Boiten, 6 victories.
1996 Vonhoff, KarlGefr11/JG-54Fi 156 Werk# 110318 "BL+MH" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 5 September, 1943 nort northwest of Krisny-Bor.
1997 Wagner, HansUffz7/KG-55He 111P-2 Werk # 2137 "G1 + IR" (or G1 + LR) (lost 4/2/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with three of his crew 2 April, 1941, when he was sd by a Hurricane of No.504 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Phillip Trevor Parsons, and crashed at sea off Budleigh Salterton, Devon. His observer, Oblt Hans Ludwig Wolff, is buried at Exeter Higher Cem., Sec Z, Row K. Gr 64, after being recoved from the sea. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Karl Papadi, R/O; Ofw Wilhelm Bürkle, Flt Engr and Uffz Robert Ehlers, Gnr (D.Drury).
1998 Wagner, KarlUffz7/JG-54 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-4 Werk# 16140 "White ?" (75% 7/20/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk# 410263 (lost 11/29/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds twice; on 20 July, 1943 in Werk# 16140 near Rustenburg Holland, SE of Heerhugowaard, and again on 29 November, 1943 in Werk# 410263 near Friesoythe.
1999 Wagner, KarlHptm9/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1994 "??" (90% dam 5/14/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with two other unnamed crew at Bagerowo 14 May, 1943, crash cause not reported, two other crew njured (Ju 88 Loss List).
2000 Wagner, KarlOfw12/ZG-76Bf 110G-2 Werk # 5414 "2N + EN" (lost 8/25/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIFA 25 August, 1944; he made a force landing in a bog at Smola Island on a transfer flight, no cause reported. Remaining crew (Injured): Uffz Edy Gläser (serious inj) and Uffz Walter Leudert (slight inj). Wagner buried in the Havstein Cem., Trondheim (Flyvrak Norway).

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