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2001 Rossner, HansUffzII/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2077 (lost 7/21/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 21 July, 1942 at Norville (Dieppe) due to a major technical failure.
2002 Rössner, HansFw195/JG-77 (7/42 S.U.), 8/JG-77 (4/44), 11/JG-77 (8/44), 12/JG-77 (12/44 Düsseldorf)Bf 109F in 5 Staffel, Bf 109G, Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330177 "Blue 3" (lost 12/23/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 December, 1944 in aerial combat over Münstereifel with P-47s of the 373rd FG. One known victory, his 1st, a Soviet unnamed AC on 10 June, 1942. His 2nd Soviet, another unnamed AC on 19 July, 1942. A 3rd Soviet fighter on 4 August, 1942. A Soviet P-39 on 6 August, 1942. A P-39 and an Il-2 on 12 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 9 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 15 September, 1942. A P-51 in the Balkans on 21 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 in the Ploesti area on 31 May, 1944. His 4th, a B-24 in the Ploesti area on 24 June, 1944. A B-24 (HSS) at Rogotina Romania on 15 July, 1944. His 6th, a B-24 at Liegeplatz: Mizil-Rum on 22 July, 1944. A 7th, a B-17 near Mizil-Rum on 8 August, 1944. A P-51 over the Balkans on 10 August, 1944. His 8th, 9th & 10th per OKL, an Il-2 and two Yak 9s over Romania on 20 August, 1944. His 11th, a Yak 9 over Romania on 21 August, 1944. His 12th, a Yak 9 in the Balkans sector on 14 September, 1944. Because his Sept 44 victory was listed as #12 by OKL, the Soviet victories have been added to the 12.
2003 Rost, FransOfwInstructor, Flugzeug Führer Schule B-34 (FFS B-34) (Kastrup)Ju 52/3m Werk # 7764 (lost)Transport Operational ClaspInjured in a training crash on 20 October, 1943 while making an emergency landing with the center engine on fire. The AC crashed in a field near Frederiks Denmark. All the airmen were injured to some extent, yet exited the AC without incident. Remaining crew (Injured): Ofw Willii Schwarze, Instr Co-pilot; Uffz Erich Budrass Mechanic; Student Pilots Fw Heinz Fabian, Ofw Josef Schubert, Uffz Alfons Kriesten and Uffz Hans Nehaus. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2004 Rötche, HansFwIII/KGzbV-1JU 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/31/42)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2005 Rothenberg, Werner Oblt3(F)/AufKlGr Ob.d.L.Do 215 Werk # Unk (lost 7/1/40)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with entire crew 1 July, 1940; failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to Liverpool.Remaining crew: Lt Gunther Kikat, Obs; Uffz Siegfried Oster. R/O and Uffz Hans Wanzenberg, Flt Engr. No known graves (D.Drury).
2006 Rowe, HansGefr6/30/19245/JG-2Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462986 "lost 12/26/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 26 December, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 at Rheinbach. He was able to bail from his G-14 but died of his wounds in a Rheinbach hospital on 29 December, 1944.
2007 Rower, Hans5JG-2Bf 109E & F, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report, final victory count may be higher.
2008 Röwer, HerbertLt6/10/1918Halle4 & 9(Eins)/KG-3 (7/41 S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4396 "5K + EM" (lost 7/18/41), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2578 "5K + EM" (lost 1/26/42, light AA, crew safe), Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144213 "5K + BC" dam 8/29/42, Gnr Uffz Hans Günther Ewert MIA), Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360348 "5K + BT" (lost 5/11/43) RK(7/3/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/20/42)
EP(7/29/42

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 11 May, 1943; failed to return from a night train-busting mission in the Kastornoye-Kursk area. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Helmuth Weber, Obs and Uffz Josef Derieth, R/O. His A-5 was sd on his very first mission, 18 July, 1941, near Smolensk. He and R/O Oblt Hans Kolb escaped by parachute; His Obs, Fw Otto Osten and Gnr Reg Rat Dr Wolfgang Henke were killed in the crash. (Kaiser RK book). 306 combat missions with numerous ground victories, including 59 locomotives and 18 tanks. The Ju 88 Loss List/LW Loss Report indicates he and unnamed crew were MIA on 11 May, 1943, cause unknown.
2009 Ruch, HansUffz1/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739251 "White 2" (no damage report)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 8 March, 1945 due to flak, force landed near Dolgelin.
2010 Rücker, HansOfw3/NSGr-2 (Reich Def West)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 100100 "D3 + UL" (lost 2/10/45)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 10 February, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported. LW Loss Report & Ju 87 Loss List
2011 Rückner, BringfriedFwStab/KG-2Do 17Z-2 Werk # 4248 "U5 + DA" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 March, 1941 after being shot down by a Beaufighter Mk 1 of RAF No. 29 Sq., piloted by F/O John R.D.Braham. The Do 17 crashed into the sea off Skegness. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Jürgen von Keiser, Obs (MIA); Fw Heinz Genähr, R/O (KIA) and Lt Benno Meyer, Flt Engr (MIA). Fw Genähr buried at Scottow Cem., Gr 249 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Rücker.
2012 Rudel, Hans-UlrichObst7/2/1916Konradswaldau Schlesien9 III/StG-2 (9/41 S.U.), 8/ZG-2 (7/42 S.U.), StG-3, Stfkpt 1/StG-2, Kdr III/SG-2 (10/43; Romania 6/44), Kdr SG-2 (S.U.) Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5836 "T6 + CD" (lost 9/23/41; lost when borrowed by Ernst Steen KIA, R/O Uffz Alfred Scharnovsky KIA ), Bf 110 in ZG-2 (?), Ju 87B-2 "T6+AD" (2/42, Herbst 1943), Ju 87D-5 "T6 +AD" in III/StG-2, Ju 87G-2 Werk # 494193 "< - + -" (Cannon Machine; his 519th tank victory in this ac, Dr E.Gadermann, his R/O)
RK(1/6/42)
EL(4/14/43)
S(11/25/43)
Br(3/29/44)
GEL(12/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/12/41)
EP(10/20/41)

EK 1 & 2
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He was the highest decorated Luftwaffe pilot in WWII, with 2530 missions. The only recipient of the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Goldenem Eichenlaub, Schwertern und Brillanten (The Knight's Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds). The first pilot to sink a battleship, the Russian "Marat"on 23 September, 1941. His gunner this date was a Scharnovski. He is also credited with sinking 2 cruisers and destroying 532 Tanks. One known victory, an Il-18 at Staryy-Oshkol on 2 July, 1942, as an Ofw in 8/ZG-2 (if this was Hans!) He lost his right leg from Flak, but continued to fly. Shot down 30 times; wounded five times, yet survived the war. His R/O on his 1000th mission, Ofw Erwin Hentschel. A recipient of the Hungarian Medal for Bravery (among many others!). U.S. POW released April, 1946. Deceased 18 December, 1982 Rosenheim (P. Bastin). Photos.
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Ulrich training pilots in anti-tank warfare
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This interview was done at Dr Migeod's house on 29 May 2010 in Somerset West South Africa when he was 92 years old. He was a Luftwaffe stuka pilot who saw service in France, Battle of Britain, Balkans, Crete and Africa. Rudel had joined their group but their leader found Rudel unfit for operational flying!

Rudel on left presenting RK to Helmut Fickel (on right)
2013 Rudloff, Hans Werner vonLt74/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19961 "White 11 + -" (75% dam 7/22/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 760026 "White 6" (lost 4/1/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 1 April, 1944 after aerial combat, no location reported. WIA 22 July, 1943 during aerial combat in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 76874. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-5 on 16 July, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-1 on 7 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 5 October, 1943. A 4th, a P-39 on 19 October, 1943. A 5th, a P-39 S of Sunstiml on 8 December, 1943. A 6th, a Yak-1 on 2 March, 1944. A 7th, a P-39 on 19 March, 1944. Magnus, 10 victories.
2014 Rudolph, Hans DieterUffz7/JG-26Bf 109E-1 (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 21 May, 1940 when hit by flak W of Lille and crashed, severely injured.
2015 Rudorf, HansLt9/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5980 "J9 + JL" (lost 7/7/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 7 July, 1941 at Gubailowitschi by enemy fire. His unnamed R/O was WIA. Ju 87 Loss List
2016 Rühlicke, Hans JoachimUffz12/JG-77 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162631 "Red 12" (lost 5/15/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 May, 1944 during aerial combat SE of Montalto di Castro (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 near Brinje (Slovenia?) on 10 May, 1944.
2017 Rumetsch, HansHptm4(F)/11, 3/Nacht Stf, 3(F)/Nacht (12/41)Ju 88D-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2018 Rund, HansLt7/JG-77 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20384 "White 7" (lost 9/6/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 September, 1943 south of Ottana due to an explosion.
2019 Runte, HansFw3/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310052 "K6 + BL" (lost 5/14/42) The Wk# may be 311052, consistent with other BVs. Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp KIA 14 May, 1942; crashed into a mountain at Söröya during bad weather on an operational flight. Remaining crew (all KIA): Oblt Ernst Dinsing, Observer; Uffz Karl Mehrhoff, R/O; Ogefr Wilhelm Hänseler, Gunner and Ogefr Karl Heinz Warnke, Mech. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Bunte.
2020 Rupp, WalterOblt11/18/191431/JG-53 (1/40 Darmstadt; France 5/40), Stfkpt 1/JG-53, Stfkpt 3/JG-53 (9/40)Bf 109D, Bf 109E "Wh 13"(lost 1/40), Bf 109E-3 "Wh 3"(3/40), Bf 109E-4B Wk# 1106 "Yel 1" (lost 10/17/40)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(5/10/40)
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW; shot down over England in "Yellow 1" on 17 October, 1940. He made a force landing by Manston, and was immediately taken prisoner. Jager Blatt article (Hans Fischer body recovery, 1998). He lost a Bf 109E on 2 January, 1940 during aerial combat with a Curtis; he was not injured (Prien). Injured on 10 May, 1940 when his Bf 109E-1 was rammed by another Bf 109. He crashed south of Grevenmacher (Prien). One known "Damaged", a Hawk-75A in the Saarbrücken area, 24 September, 1939. His first victory, a Hurricane S of London on 29 September, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Maidstone on 5 October, 1940. Survived the war.
2021 Ruppert, HansUffz1I/JG-26 (joins 1/43), 1/JG-26Fw 190A4 thru A-6, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170020 "White 5" (dam 5/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 May, 1944 when he was exiting his "White 5" after completing a mission. He was followed by several P-47s who strafed the Metz-Frescaty airfield, hitting him in the stomach with a 50 cal. He fell off the wing into the revetment and bled to death. Escaped injury during a collision on 15 March, 1944 with Lt Johann Hermann Meier, the Sq. leader. Meier was killed and was found responsible for the takeoff accident. One known victory, a B-24 of the 44BG near Poix on 21 January, 1944.
2022 Rupprecht, Hans Werner Walter? Hptm1Stab II/NJG-1, 5/NJG-1 (9/43)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5350 "G9 + EN" (lost 9/27/43)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27/28 September, 1943 during aerial combat 1 km west of Abbensen, 20 km NE of Wunstorf, with a Mosquito of RAF No. 605 Sq., piloted by W/Cmdr "Sammy" Hoare (Boiten). One known victory, a Halifax 3 km SW of Westmalle on 31 August, 1943.
2023 Rusehen, HansLt16/JG-51Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st Soviet, an I-18 on 22 June, 1941.
2024 Rüskamp, Hans Jürgen Lt9/13/1921Wetter5/JG-26 (5/43 Woensdrecht) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 7320 "Black 6" (lost 5/14/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 14 May, 1943 during aerial combat with a P-47 of 4FG SW of Antwerp. Despite being severely wounded, he was able to bail over Kemzeke, but unable to deploy his chute. His 190 crashed at Hulst Holland, SE of Terneuzen (DeSwart). Buried Bourdon France, Block 32/10/381. Alternate spelling: Ruskamp (DeSwart) & Rueskamp (Wings to Victory)
2025 Rüth, HansFhjUffz3/JG-4 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163351 "Yellow 9" (lost 7/17/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 17 July, 1944; crashed durin a training flight (JG-4 List).
2026 Saalberg, Hans GünterUffz12/NJG-4 Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 622631 "3C + WL" (2/11/45) EK 2
Wound Badge (2/11/45), Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 15 April, 1945 due to altimeter failure, crashing at Helmste, near Stade. Source: T. Boiten. Per the Ju 88 Loss List/LW Loss Report, Saalberg and one other unnamed crew were WIA by enemy fire on 11 February, 1945, and crashed.
2027 Sabath, HansUffz18/JG-53 (10/43 Reggio Emilia Italy)Bf 109G-6/R6 "Black 7 + I" EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire over Italy on 24 March, 1944.
2028 Sachse, GottfriedLtFAGr.-5Ju 290A-3 Werk # 159 "9V + CK" (lost 11/20/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 20 November, 1943, cause and location not reported. He was co-pilot with Lt Hans Friedrich. See Hans Friedrich, for further detail regarding, cause, location and remaining crew. Obs Loss List
2029 Sachse, HansUffz7/7/192110/JG-3 (Schachten)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464077 "Black 13" (20% dam 12/2/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a landing accident in the Eisenach area on 2 December, 1944, after aerial combat with P-47's of 56FG.
2030 Saliger, HansLt4/KG-2Do 217K-1 Werk # 4478 "U5 + EM" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 July, 1943, failing to return from a raid on port installations at Grimsby, he is believed to have been shot down by a Mosquito of RCAF No. 410 Sq., piloted by Sq Ldr A.G.Lawrence. The Dornier took hits on the starboard engine and plummeted seaward, some 10 miles east of Humber. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Hans Dähler, Observer, Uffz Walter Labinschuhs, wireless operator and Uffz Kurt Nürnberger, gunner. None of the crew were ever recovered.
2031 Sander, Hans WalterFlgr1Ferry Units, 4/JG-26 (4/43), 8/JG-26 (5/43), 10/JG-26 (9/43), 6/JG-26 (6/44)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 710009 "Blue 11" (lost 9/15/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170717 " "Black 1" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 June, 1944 in "Black 1" after being hit by Allied AA fire over the Normandy beachhead, N of Caen. He had crashed in his AC. WIA 15 September, 1943 in "Blue 11" 18 km E of Beauvais by B-17 return fire. He was severely injured when he struck his ACs tailfin on the way out. One known victory, a B-17 "Dry Run II" of 96BG, 338BS flown by 2/Lt Andrew Miracle on 30 July, 1943 over St Trond. Miracle ditched the crippled craft into the North Sea, and all the crew were rescued. Sander developed the special skill of dropping a 250kg aerial mine into bomber formations. Flugbuch (6/44 to 4/45).
2032 Sandoz, HansUffzDarmstadt-Arheilgen1I/JG-26 (joins 7/43), 2/JG-26 (8/44 Vitry-en-Artois Fr.)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 550720 "Black 7" (40% dam 9/27/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 731036 "Black 4" (lost 8/22/44) EK 2
Wound Bage
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 August, 1944 in Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170912 "Black 4", a victim of his own flak at St Cyr-Athies airfield. He was able to bail, but his chute streamed and he was killed. Buried Soler France, Block 2/9/413 (Rosseels). WIA 27 September, 1943 during aerial combat in "Black 4" with Spitfires E of Rouen. His injures kept him out of action for a long period. WIA a 2nd time on 8 August, 1944 in "Black 7" during aerial combat with P-51s of 359FG, north of Houdan, W of Paris. One known victory, a B-17 (e.V.) at Florsheim on 12 August, 1943. Alternate spelling: Sandez.
2033 Sandweg, HansUffz11/SG-2 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 22 August, 1944.
2034 Sanitzer, OttoUffzII/StG-1, 1/SG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 130795 (lost 11/2/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/29/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. KIC with R/O Hans Sattler 2 November, 1943 due to bad weather in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 9464. Ju 87 Loss List
2035 Santler, Johann HansLt23/JG-2 (1/43), Stab I/JG-2 (10/43), 4/JG-2 (6/44)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 738 (1/18/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 18 January, 1943 when he was rammed by a Ju 88 Werk # 2282 from IV/KG-6 at Marolles; he bailed safely. One known victory, a P-47 10 km W of Pontoise on 16 August, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 S of Compiegne on 14 October, 1943.
2036 Sattler, GeorgOblt4/14/1917Munich2/LG-1 (6/42 Med), Stfkpt 1/LG-1Do 17Z, Ju 88A-4 "L1 + GK", "L1 + JK", "L1 + AL" & "L1 + NH" in 2/LG-1 June 1942, Ju 88S-3 Werk # 330715 "L1 + AH" (lost 8/31/44) RK(2/5/44)-EL(12/6/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (1/12/43)
EP(3/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA the night of August 31/1 September, 1944 during takeoff from the Melsbroek Belgium airfield. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Helmut Sowade, Obs; Fw Wilhelm Shartel, R/O and Fw Hans Bürmeister, Gnr. Buried Lommel, Block 46/329. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
2037 Sattler, Hans KarlOblt3/13/1917Herbstein OberhessenIII/StG-77, Stfkpt 8/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 0249 (lost 1/13/43) RK(2/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 13 January, 1943 when the engine of his Ju 87 caught fire, the AC crashing 10 km northeast of Krimskaya Russia. His R/O, Ofw Karl Schliep also killed. 500+ missions. Channel pilot.
2038 Sauer, HansOblt5/22/1912Wiesbaden6(K)/LG-1 (11/38), 4/LG-1 (7/41)Ju 88A-1 (dam 5/20/41, crew retd safe w/wounds), Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8263 (lost 10/21/41) RK(7/5/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
MIA 21 October, 1941; failed to return from a courier mission to Benghazi. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Hans Lampka, Obs; Ofw Walter Kalusche, R/O and Uffz Wilhelm Wegerer, Gnr.. The last radio message was transmitted from the area 70 to 80km NE of Benghazi Libya, reporting engine trouble. Approximately 180 combat missions over Poland and the West. Source: Kaiser RK book.
2039 Sauerland, HansUffz3/JG-11Fw 190A-7 Werk # 431149 "Yellow 3" (lost 5/22/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 May, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47, crashing near Bad Segeberg. Source: L. Wiegels.
2040 Sawallisch, Hans JoachimOfhr4/JG-3 (Paderborn)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 783912 "Green 15" (50% dam 12/2/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a landing accident at Hangelar on 2 December, 1944, the same day after aerial combat with P-47's of 56FG.
2041 Schaaf, HansUffz5/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4592 "9K + IN" (lost 1/30/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 30 January, 1942, cause unknown, no further detail (Ju 88 Loss List).
2042 Schaber, HansUffz5/KG-30Ju 88A-5 Werk # 7177 "4D + EN" (lost 5/7/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 7 May, 1941 before reaching his target, Glasgow and the Clyde, when they were attacked by a Defiant Night Fighter of RAF No. 141 Sq.. Schaber crash landed the crippled Ju 88 (left engine) on the beach at the north Bay of Holy Island, where the four crew were taken prisoner. Remaining crew (all POW): Gefr Heinz Nöske, Observer, Fw Paul Graupner, wireless operator and Gefr Werner Arndt, gunner.
2043 Schade, Hans "Hänschen"Fw13FlugFuhr 8(Jabo)/JG-53 (10/40), 7/JG-53 (1/41), 8/JG-53 (4/41 Maldeghem; 12/41 N. Africa)Bf 109E-4/B (10/40), Bf 109E-8 (1/41), Bf 109F-2 (4/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7535 (lost 4/1/42)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 April, 1942 during aerial combat with Spitfires over La Valetta (Prien). His last victory was a Spitfire over Malta on 10 March, 1942. This was the first Spitfire victory of III/JG-53 over Malta (Prien).
2044 Schader, HansFwJG-53 (most likely)Bf 109F (lost 4/1/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 April, 1942; sd during aerial combat over Malta, no further detail (German Losses Over Malta).
2045 Schadowski, HansFw123 & 1/NJG-3Bf 110
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/45)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" at Mönchen-Gladbach on 22 May, 1944. A "4 mot" 30 km NW of Duisburg on 17 June, 1944. Three "4 mots" in the St. Pol area on 25 June, 1944. A "4 mot" at Vendome-Blois on 1 July, 1944. A double victory on 26 August, 1944; both "4 mots" N of Schleswig. Two Lancasters near Copenhagen on 11 September, 1944. Two more Lancasters on 18 September, 1944, no locations given. Magnus Report, 17 victories, final victory count may be as high as 23 (Aders NF Book). Alternate spelling: Shadowski.
2046 Schaer, Hans JürgenLt11/6/1920ZiegenhalsErp.Kdo. 25 (10/43 Achmer) Bf 110G-2 Werk # 5611 "O" (lost 10/8/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 8 October, 1943, in aerial combat, opposing U.S. bombers during the Bremen raids. They were sd by Capt Frederick H.Lefebre & Lt Donald M.Hurlburt of 351FS, 353FG, setting both engines onfire. The 110 crashed at Veenhutzen Holland, 2 miles SW of Onstwedde. R/O-Gunner Wolfgang Bach also KIA. Added: Ysselsteyn burials, Lt Schaer AX-8-176, Uffz Bach AX-8-175 (SGLO). In a post-war interview, Lefebre stated "I had a hard night sleeping that night, thinking of the rear gunner position which was destroyed by my bullets". This was his first encounter (DeSwart & Schaer Nephew, Detlev Kran).
Ysselstein, Holland
2047 Schäfer, HansFhr12/JG-301 (Finsterwalde) Fw 190A-9 Werk # 206185 (lost 1/14/45 at Kyritz)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His 1st victory, a B-17 at Mecklenburg on 14 January, 1945. The 1/14/45 JG-301 Loss List, reported his A-9 lost, his disposition unknown.
2048 Schäfer, HansOblt127/NJG-2 (3/44), 10/NJG-3 (6/44)Ju 88C-6 Werk # Unk "R4 + AR" (dam 1/21/44), Ju 88 most likely (dam 6/22/44) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" 30 km outside Bonn on 31 March, 1944. Another "4 mot" same day at Vogelsberges District. A 4 mot" at Radio Beacon FF Kurfürst on 22 May, 1944. A "4 mot" at Aachen on 25 May, 1944. A "4 mot" at Amiens on 13 June, 1944. A "4 mot" in the Stadlohn area on 17 June, 1944. Two "4 mots", one at Cologne, the other at Breda-Tilburg on 22 June, 1944. Magnus Report, 14 victories. Boiten 12 victories. Added: Wounded twice; 1/21/44 & the night of 21/21 June, 1944 by bomber return fire, vicinity of Stendal (LOCS).
2049 Schäfer, HansFw1810/JG-3 (7/43 Sicily), redesignated 13(Sturm)/JG-3 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 19929 (70% damaged 7/43 in Sicily), Fw 190A-8 "Sturmbock" (5/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fightr Operational Clasp
12 bombers. One known victory, his 1st, in Sicily, a B-24 on 2 July, 1943. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 12 July, 1943. After his second victory, his Wk# 19929 was shot up so bad, he made an emergency landing at Gerbini. His 3rd, a B-17 over southern Italy, 19 August, 1943. His 5th (HSS) "separated from formation", a B-24 south of Innsbruck, 19 December, 1943. His 6th, a P-47 on 10 February, 1944. His 7th, a B-26 on 11 February, 1944. His 8th, a P-51 on 17 February, 1944. His 9th, a P-51 on 22February, 1944. His 10th, a B-17 (HSS) on 19 April, 1944, no location. His 15th, a B-24 (HSS) S of Sülze-Südheide on 8 May, 1944. His 18th, a B-17 50 km S of Halle on 7 October, 1944. On his leathr flight jacket was painted the famous "White of their Eyes" insignia. Another source claims hia victories as 27, with 8 bombers.
2050 Schäfer, HansHptmStfkpt 7(F)/LG-2 (S.U.)Bf 109E-6 Werk # 4949 (lost 10/29/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 29 October, 1941 at Melekino, cause unknown. Source: A. Mebius. Alternate spelling: Schafer.
2051 Schäfer, Hans ChristianHptm1/18/191445/JG-27 (5/40), Stfkpt 2/JG-77 (6/41), Stfkpt 13/JG-77 (9/41), Stfkpt 4/JG-5 (3/42), Stab/JG-3 (3/43) Bf 109E-3 Werk # Unk "1 + -" (lost 5/19/40) in JG-27, Bf 109E-7 Werk # Unk (lost 4/1/42) in JG-77, Bf 109F Werk # Unk (lost 4/25/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim west of Nijmegen, 10 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane over Rotterdam, 11 May, 1940, an Oblt at the time. His 3rd victory, a Beaufort SW of Stavanger on 2 September, 1941. His 4th, a Blenheim at Egersund on 14 October, 1941. Added: WIA 25 April, 1943 and DOW 12 May, 1943 in a Kerch hospital, after being wounded by a land mine near the cliffs south of Anapa. He was buried at Sevastopol. Severely wounded 19 May, 1940 when he E-3 was sd by a Hurricane of No.87 in the Lille area. He bailed and was captured 20 km SW of Lille. He was repatriated after the French armistice. Uninjured 1 April, 1942 when his E-7 ditched in Lake Kowdosero, no further detail (LOCS).
2052 Schäfer, Hans JoachimLt6/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-4 Trop Werk # 16005 (dam 1/19/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 19 January, 1943; crashed on takeoff from El Aouina airfield.
2053 Schäfer, Heinz HansOfw11/JG-300, (10/43), 2/JG-301 (3/45)Bf 109G, Fw 190A-9 Werk # 202371 (lost 3/2/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 2 March, 1945 in aerial combat in south Middle Germany. He, Lappers and Güttel were most likely together on this date. One known victory, a Halifax at Hannover on 18 October, 1943.
2054 Schäffer, Hans JakobOblt3/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/18/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA and believed killed 18 August, 1940; sd while attacking Thorney Island, Sussex, possibly by a Hurricane of No. 43 Sq., piloted by P/O Clifford Gray. His R/o-Gnr, Uffz Ewald Klotmann, also MIA and believed killed, crash location unknown (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Schaffer.
2055 Schafferus, HansUffz12/JG-27 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15460 "Yellow 8" (lost 7/10/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 10 July, 1943 at Catania, over the Island Gavdos/Tympakion. Mombeek.
2056 Schaible, Hans TraugottOblt7/KG-30 (Greece)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8135 "4D + JR" (lost 4/11/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 11 April, 1941, shot down by a Hurricane piloted by S/L Thomas St.John Pattle of No. 33 Sq., near Volos Harbor Greece (Ju 88 Loss List).
2057 Schairer, Karl HeinzFhjFw2/24/1920Stuttgart7/KG-40Fw 200C (lost 2/12/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 12 February, 1944 after being attacked by Mosquitos, while on a mission, crashing at Map Quadrant 24 West/7518. Remaining crew (MIA): FhjFw Horst Groschek, geb 12/5/1921, K.Obs; Uffz Werner Desor, geb 10/16/1921, K.Obs; Uffz Johann Henning Jansen, geb 4/26/1919, R/O 1; Flg Hans Zdolsek, geb 5/12/1920, R/O 2; Uffz Franz Österreich, geb 9/20/1922, Wart; Uffz Horst Linde, geb 7/18/1920, Gunner and Ogefr Gerhard Röthig, geb 12/21/1919, Gunner. In addition, their were two additional ROs who survived with injuries. Source: B.Bines.
2058 Schakel, HansUffzResearch Institute (7/44), JGr-10 (45)Fi 156C-3 Werk # 1592 (90% dam), Fw 190A-8 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKilled in the Spring of 1945 while serving in JGr-10, detail unknown. Known to have crashed in the Storch near the Braunschweig airfield after hitting an object on take-off, his disposition unknown. Jager Blatt 2/2004.
2059 Schalanda, Hans Josef 'Bazi'Hptm2/7/1921Wien Austria8/StG-1 (7/41 S.U.), Stfkpt 3/StG-1, Stfkpt 3/SG-1Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5683 "J9 + MK" (lost 7/16/41; flak, Kolodscha, he & R/O Gefr Arthur Eckert OK), Fw 190F-8 Werk # 420129 (lost 3/26/45) RK(4/3/43)-EL(10/24/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/15/42)
EP(4/1/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Dive Bmbr Oper.Clasp w/Pend
KIA 26 March, 1945 while attacking tanks near Gorgast (Oder) southwest of Küstrin. His rocket-carrying Fw 190 received a direct flak hit. Wounded twice, shot down 7 times, with several bail outs. After one bail out, he returned to German lines with a Soviet infantry prisoner. 933 missions, 41 with the 190.
2060 Schalck, HansUffz9/JG-301 (3/45 Stendal)Bf 109G, Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspShows up in a photo at Stendal in March, 1945. Jager Blatt 5/1997.
2061 Schalk, HansUffz19/JG-301Bf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 December, 1944. One known victory, a B-24 at Hannover on 26 November, 1944.
2062 Schalk, Johann HansObst9/19/1903Krems Austria21Kdr III/ZG-142, JGr-126(9/39), Kdr III/ZG-26(8/40 Barley), Kdr ZG-26(11/40), Kdr NJG-3(3/41)Bf 109B, C & D in ZG-142; Bf 109D in III/ZG-26, Bf 110C Werk # Unk "3U + AD", Ju 88C RK(9/11/40)
EP(8/21/40)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. 11 victories in the East. Total victories unknown, probably 21. Bowers/Lednicer, 21 victories. One known victory, perhaps his 1st, a Morane in the Ghent/Termonde area, 12 May, 1940 in III/ZG-26. A 2nd, a Hawk-75 on 14 May, 1940, no location. A 3rd, a Morane on 15 May, 1940, no location. A 4th, a Hurricane over England on 10 July, 1940. A 5th, a Hurricane in the Portland area on 15 August, 1940. A 6th, a Spitfire on 24 August, 1940, no location. A 7th, a Spitfire over England on 26 September, 1940. An 8th, a Hurricane over England on 1 October, 1940. Kdr III/ZG-142 in January, 1939. Kdr NJG-3 in September, 1941, flying the Ju 88C. His R/O Uffz Scheuplein. Deceased 9 November, 1987.
2063 Schanze, WernerLt5/2/1919Dresden8/KG-76Ju 88A-4 Werk # 888534 "F1 + ES" (lost 9/14/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew, 14 September, 1941 when he collided with another Ju 88, same Staffel, piloted by Fw Karl Wolter. The ac crashed at Legnitten b. Heiligenbeil, East Prussia. Remaining crew: Uffz Hans Pirzer, Bomb Aimer; Uffz Alfred Rother, R/O; Fw Erich Palm, Mech and Ofw Friedrich Eickelmann, Gnr. Neither crew could be recovered for VDK burial, and are commemorated in the memorial book at the EV. Friedhof, Mamonovo, Russia (D.Drury).
2064 Scharer, HansUffz1/KG-40Fw 200C-3/U4 Werk # 0073 "F8 + FH" (lost 12/21/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 21 December, 1941 when the ac he was co-piloting crashed into the Soba Valey, Cantabria, Spain during a reconnaissance mission, cause unknown. See pilot Oblt Herbert Schreyer, for further detail (D.Drury).
2065 Scharlferger, Hans GeorgFw56/SG-2 (11/43 S.U.)Fw 190F
EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 30 November, 1943. An Il-5 on 17 December, 1943. Nos. 3 & 4, both LaGG-3s on 27 March, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 8 April, 1944.
2066 Scharnbacher, JosefLt9/KG-2 (Schiphol, Holland)Do 217E-4 Werk # 1176 "U5 + ST" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 27 February, 1942 after failing to return from a mine-laying mission off the Humber, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Sylvester Mischalla, Observer, Uffz Bruno Przybilla, wireless operator and Uffz Hans Kappenberg, mechanic. Alternate spelling: Scharnbacker.
2067 Scharrchusch, HeinrichFw3/KG-27 (Tours)He 111H-5 Werk # 3911 "1G + AL" (lost 3/3/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 3 March, 1941 after suffering some sort of engine failure and force landing on Lundy Island, believed due to enemy action. The ac was destroyed by fire. Remaining crew (POW): Obs Uffz Elmar Böttcher; R/O Fw Hans Bongers; Engr Fw Helmut Ludwig and Gnr Gefr Philipp Timmerman. Alternate spelling: Scharrschuch.
2068 Schate, HansLt9/11/1919Owstein4/SKG-10Fw 190A-5 Werk # 51375 "White B" (lost 6/2/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 2 June, 1943 during aerial combat over England; flew into the ground at Ipswich Docks, Suffolk. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Gr 310. Source: M.Croft.
Cannock Chase
2069 Schätzel, HansUffz51/JG-76 (5/40), 4/JG-54 (8/40)Bf 109E
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/7/40 bomb splinters)
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 August, 1940 when Blenheims attacked his airfield. One known victory, a Hawk-75A west of Rethel, 18 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 405 west of Laon, 19 May, 1940. His 3rd & 4th, both Hawk-75As northwest of Amiens, 6 June, 1940. His 5th, a Blenheim at Ijmuiden on 2 August, 1940.
2070 Schatzky, HansUffz6/30/19216/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144560 (lost 9/7/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 7 September, 1943 near Longeuville Belgium after being attacked by a night fighter. Buried Lommel, Block 49/20. Source: A. Rosseels & Ju 88 Loss List. Alternate spelling: Schatzki (Ju 88 Loss List).
Lommel, Belgium
2071 Schauder, HansObltJG-300Bf 109G-10 & G-14, Fw 190A-8Fighter Operational ClaspSchauder appears on an AC Lost List; AC lost in April 1945, location and pilot disposition unknown.
2072 Schauerhammer, HansUffzII/LG-1 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550502 "??" (lost 12/22/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew when they crashed in the Wiener Forest 22 December, 1943 during bad weather (Ju 88 Loss List).
2073 Schaupp, HansUffz7/2/1921110/JG-6 (1/45 Bissel) Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 784968 "Black 5" (lost 1/1/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 at Rochefort-Bande on 24 December, 1944. His G-14 is known to have crashed at Vredepeel, WNW of Venray Holland on 1 January, 1945, during Operation Bodenplatte, pilot disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Pilot KIA 1/1/45; sd by a Tempest of No.3 Sq., initially buried in a mass grave at De Rips, Holland, he was re-buried in August 1959 in a single grave at Ysselsteyn, TD-4-42 (Manrho/Pulz publ. & Find-A-Grave by Fred).



2074 Scheher, vonLtJG-54 (Rostkau)Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Pictured with Hans E. Bob.
2075 Scheidig, AlbertLt3/3/1915Weitramsdorf1(F)/122 (11/41-4/42)Ju 88A, Ju 88D-1 (Trop) Werk # 430140 "F6 + MH" (lost 11/6/42) RK(4/16/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/24/41)
EP(3/3/41)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Claspin Gold w/pendant (10/5/42)
MIA with his Observer Hptm Kurt Junghans and two other unnamed crew, 6 November, 1942, after running out of fuel and making an emergency landing at San Javier, Murcia, Spain, returned later (DK-G Awards List, Wiki Luft data , Ju 88 Loss List & D.Drury). Deceased 10 August, 2002 Hamburg (P. Bastin). Added: The two remaining crew: Fw Hans Uffing (or Ueffing, KIA 2/21/43, bur Cuacos de Yuste, Row 7, Gr 134), R/O and Uffz Horst Wunderlich (SGM, Incidents in Spain).
2076 Scheller, HansLtStab I/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140294 "B3 + DB" (lost 10/11/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Lucca 11 October, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
2077 Schellner, Hans WilhelmFw92/JG-302 (6/44), 10/JG-301 (11/44)Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, both B-24s (HSS) W and SW of Komaron on 16 June, 1944. A 3rd, a B-17 30 km S of Komaron on 7 July, 1944. His 4th, a B-24 at Neusiedlersee on 16 July, 1944. His 5th, a P-38 in the Vienna area on 16 July, 1944 (Perry Claims). His 6th, a B-24 (HSS) at Mürzzuschlag on 25 July, 1944. His 7th, a P-51 at Schleiss-Posneck on 28 July, 1944. His 8th, a B-17 SE of Zalaegerszeg on 22 August, 1944. A 9th, a B-24 opposing the Misburg Raid on 26 November, 1944. AKA Hans Walter Schellner per Chronik (H. Breuer).
2078 Schellong, HansOblt5/13/1920Schillen, Ostpreussen2/KG-100 (4/42), Stfkpt 3/KG-4 (10/43)He 111H-20 Werk # 700816 "5J + AL" (lost 5/22/44) RK(8/8/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/17/43)
EP(11/16/42)
EK 1(6/14/42) & 2(6/18/42)
Class "C" Glider Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold w/Pendant
KIA 22 May, 1944 at Mariupol (Ukraine) Crimea. The ac, loaded with bombs, was shot down attacking the Dshankoi railroad station. The ac crashed among the trains with its full bomb load. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Erwin Kalloch, Obs; Uffz Gustav Howell, R/O; Uffz Fritz Linke, 1st Gnr and meteorologist Regierungsrat (Regrat) Herbert Kuster, 2nd Gnr.. 386 combat missions. Source: Kaiser RK book. Added: Another noteworthy Observer flying occasionally with Schellong, was RK Holder (3/12/45) Ofw Paul Ammann (studylibfr.com/doc via S.Youngs).

Paul Ammann
2079 Schemm, Hans WernerObltFlugzeugführer in a NahaufklärungsgruppeFw 189A, Bf 109GEP(5/16/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Found on EP Announcement document.
2080 Schemmell, HansMajKdr III/KG-55 (8/40 Villacoublay, Fr.)He 111PBomber Operational Clasp
2081 Schempershauve, HansOgefr3/JG-77 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15309 "Yellow 7" (lost 11/6/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 November, 1943 during aerial combat at Colle-Alto/Cassino.
2082 Schenk, HansLt2/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4112 "9K + GK" (lost 8/8/42)EP (3/30/42), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 8 August, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2083 Schenk, HansUnkSG-102Ju 87 Werk # 0508 (lost 8/3/44)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspPilot reported KIC 3 August, 1944 when his ac crashed at Havlickuv Brod, CZ., cause unknown. (F.Braun).
2084 Schenk, Hans Benno vonOblt6/24/1915Stfkpt 5(Schl)/LG-2Bf 109E-4/B Werk # 4145 "S" (lost 10/29/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 October, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing into the sea, 12 miles off Blackwater Estuary (Langenhoe). Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Gr 115. Source: M. Croft.
Cannock Chase
2085 Schenk, Hans JoachimLtIII/KGr.z.b.V.-1Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/31/42)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2086 Scherret, EgonOblt1/17/1920Danzig7/KG-40 (Bordeaux - Merignac Fr)Fw 200C-6 Werk # 0237 "F8 + MR" (lost 12/13/1943)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 December, 1943; failed to return from a Radar Clearance flight, escorting west-going vessels over the Atlantic. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Hans Meidel, geb 12/16/1920, Co-pilot; Uffz Karl Schwarzkopf, geb 6/4/1921, Obs; Fw Hans Rassek, geb 9/7/1920, R/O 1; Uffz Ulrich Finkler, geb 8/30, 1922; Ofw Willi Voll, geb 5/29/1916, Mech.; Fw Alfred Thiemt, geb 1/26/1920, Gunner 1 and Uffz bruno Arndt, geb 10/2/1922, Gunner 2. Source: B.Bines. The crew were taken POWs in Ireland after their AC force landed near Ballydrennan Village, NW of Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, cause two failed engines and low fuel. (Jager Blatt & D.Drury). Added: He was known to have participated in an attack on convoy Faith, which ultimately resulted in the sinking of SS Duchess of York & SS California by the RN, 11 July, 1943 (D.Drury).
2087 Schersand, HansUffz2/JG-53 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 werk # 6160 (lost 9/15/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 15 September, 1940 during aerial combat southeast of London. Source: Jochen Prien
2088 Scheu, HansUffz111/JG-3Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) near Kempten on 18 July, 1944.
2089 Scheuffelen, Hans UlrichUffz4/15/1919Stuttgart6/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 5587 "U5 + DP" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 29 August, 1943 after completing a reconnaissance mission over the North Sea, the crew perished when the AC mysteriously crashed into the sea off Sylt on the return flight to Soesterberg. Their bodies washed ashore on 19 September, 1943. Remaining crew (KIC): Ogefr Franz Schreiber, Observer; Ogefr Günther Prinz, R/O and Ogefr Fritz Gluege, Gunner.
2090 Scheuplein, HansUffz3Stab III/ZG-26Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Conflicting Claims List, a Morane, no location, 15 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hawk-75A on 3 June, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Spitfire on 24 August, 1940, no location.
2091 Schick, Hans4/18/1915NJG-5, NJ Grp-10Bf 110, Me 262Night Fighter Operational ClaspJager Blatt Obit. Deceased 23 January, 2003.
2092 Schick, RudolfFwIII/KG-26He 111HBomber Operational ClaspKIA the night of 6/7 August, 1941 after being rammed by a Soviet fighter piloted by UnterLt Viktor Talachin (survived by chute) of 177 Jager Regt.. Remaining crew(KIA): Lt Josef Taschner, Observer; Lt Hans Joachim Goetz, Observer; Uffz Franze Hanke, R/O; and Gottfried Purschke, Mechanic. Jager Blatt 6/2003.
2093 Schickling, Hans PeterOblt1/15/19162III/KG-55 (4/43-3/44), 2/NJG-102, 7/NJG-1 (Fritzlar)He 111H-16 (lost 4/29/43), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 110161 "G9 + NR" (lost 12/4/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4/5 December, 1944 during aerial combat, bailing out over Giessen. AC lost Roth Eschenburg. Source: T. Boiten. Remaing crew (WIA & bail safely): Fw Hans Mauersberger (5/19/1920), R/O and Ogefr Herbert Leck (11/9/1923), Gnr (Fritz Braun). He was injured with his unnamed crew 29 April, 1943; sd by Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin. His KG-55 assignment found on the DK-G Awards List & S. Pietrzak.
2094 Schidla, HansUffz13/JG-54Fw 190A-8 "White ?"Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Wounded 23 September, 1944 near Schüttorf, Rheine. No AC damage reported.
2095 Schierholz, HansLt4/17/1906Wehr1(F)/122He 111H Werk # 2709 (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 6 December, 1939; crashed shortly after takeoff from Uetersen, cause not given. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Walter Kunze, Uffz Max Strohschein and Ogefr Günther Vogt. Wiki Luft data. Added: Burials: Schierholz, Hamburg-Harburg 1892/!992 Cem. Gr 250; Kunze, Utersen Neuer Friedhof, Blk5, Row E, Gr37; Strohschein, believed buried in Maluszow Poland and Vogt, Hamburg-Ohlsdorf Cem, Blk X33, Gr 219 (D.Drury).
2096 Schierholz, Hans-GeorgOfw8/16/1921Lage Lippe57I/NJG-3Bf 110 RK(10/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)
EP(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
From 1941, Rudolf Franks Radio Operator. After Franks death, with Werner Husemann. Had to bale out 4 times. 250 missions. 57 Night victory participations. Deceased 12 February, 1996 Lippstadt.
2097 Schiller, GerhardJG-53Bf 109GFighter Operational ClaspServed as Meimbergs wingman. Survived the war. Jager Blatt article (Hans Fischers body recovery, 1998).
2098 Schiller, HansOgefr15/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464314 "Yellow 1" (lost 12/22/44)Fighter Operational ClaspHis "Yellow 1" reported lost 22 December, 1944 during combat near the Tübbingen Bahnhof, pilot OK, bailed safely.
2099 Schilling, HansGefr36/JG-3 (6/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19302 (15% dam 7/5/43), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19746 "Yellow 1 + -" (lost 7/11/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 11 July, 1943, cause and location not reported. WIA 5 July, 1943 during aerial combat at Belgorod. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 2 June, 1943. Two Pe-2s on 5 July, 1943.
2100 Schilling, WilhelmOblt1/30/1915Kamenz Sachsen502/JG-21 (5/40), 9/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), Stfkpt 9/JG-54, Instr., Stafkpt I/EJG-1Bf 109F-4, Bf 109 G-2 #10436 "Yellow 3" (9/16/42 when wounded), Bf 109G-6s; #s 440141& 27068 (belly land 2/10/44), both "Yellow 1 + I" (WIA in both) (all JG-54) RK(11/3/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/17/42)
EP(7/1/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
538 combat missions. 3 bombers. All victories probably in Russia. Plus 13 victories unconfirmed. His 1st victory, a Hurricane over Brussels, 12 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane on 12 August, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Spitfire near Ashford on 5 September, 1940. His 4th, a Blenheim 25 km W of Bergen-aan-Zee on 8 November, 1940. His 5th, another Blenheim on 9 November, 1940, no location. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941. An I-26 on 28 October, 1941. Seriously wounded by AA fire in Russia on 14 February, 1942 in Werk# 27068 "Yellow 1+I" (lost), 2 km southeast of Nienburg. A Soviet P-40 on 9 March, 1942. A Soviet P-40 on 14 June, 1942. A MiG-3 on 22 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 10 September, 1942. Two MiG-3s on 11 September, 1942. Wounded 9/16/42 in #10436 "Yellow 3" over Dubrowka and 2/20/44 in # 440141 "Yellow 1+I" (lost) over Dehnsen/Alfeld. Was Flight instructor prior to returning to EJG-1. Deceased 14 March, 2000 Aschberg/Kiel.


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