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2201 Brabow, WilliFw5/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141204 "3Z + KN" (lost 8/27/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at the Algier anchorage 27 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
2202 Bracher, FritzOblt10/JG-26Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165157 "Black 18" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 July, 1944 in "Black 18" in aerial combat with a P-51 of 354FG at Dreux.
2203 Brachmann, AlfredUffz2NJG-2, 1/NJG-3 (6/42), 2/NJG-3 (4/43)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Halifax on 30 June, 1942. A 2nd, a Stirling on 4 April, 1943. Alternate spelling: Brackmann & 3 or 4 victories (Boiten)
2204 Brachmann, MartinLt4/15/1919Kirchenwerder35/JG-2 (3/40)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5480 (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 August, 1941 in aerial combat with fighters; crashed into the sea 4 km west of Le Touquet. One known victory, a Spitfire west of Le Touquet on 21 June, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Calais on 9 July, 1941. His 3rd, a Hurricane W of Le Touquet on 17 August, 1941. Buried in Bourdon France.
2205 Brachmeyer, PaulUffz128/JG-52 (4/44 S.U.)Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 August, 1944. His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 23 April, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 24 April, 1944. A 3rd & 4th, two LaGGs on 25 April, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 5 May, 1944. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 6 May, 1944. A 7th, a LaGG on 7 May, 1944. Nos. 8 & 9, both LaGGs on 4 June, 1944. A 10th, a LaGG on 26 June, 1944. An 11th, a Pe-2 on 2 July, 1944. A 12th, a P-39 on 22 July, 1944. Magnus Report, 13 victories.
2206 Brachthäuser, KarlOfw1/KGzbV-102Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2207 Brack, GüntherLt3/StG-1Ju 87B-2 "A5 + IL"Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHit by armored train fire while flying over Abisko Sweden, this AC made a belly landing on the shore of Torne Träsk on 2 June, 1940. The crew were unhurt in the crash. Remaining crew: Fw Hans Ott. The AC was returned to Germany on 31 October, 1940. Source: B.Widfeldt
2208 Bracke, WalterFw28/JG-51Fw 190A-5 Werk # 7282 "Black 4" (lost 7/5/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 5 July, 1943 by enemy fire in Russia, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu.63322. One known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 1 August, 1942. A 2nd Il-2 on 5 August, 1942. These two victories per OKL Claims List as "Fw Bracke", no Given name. However, on the Fw 190 Loss List, he is listed as "Walter Bracke" per Luft Loss Report , microfilm roll #11, Vol 19. Magnus Report, 7 victories. This could be Paul Brake.
2209 Brackenhammer, WalterFw1/StG-77 (5/43), 1/SG-77 (2/45)Ju 87D-2, Fw 190F-8 Werk # 582194 (lost 2/8/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
MIS 8 February, 1945 due to enemy flak. DK-G Awards List
2210 Brackhagen, HermannOfw7/JG-1 (Volkel) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 510285 "White 5" (lost 11/29/43) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 29 November, 1943; On returning from aerial combat with P-38's, his 109 crashed near Meppel, at St Jansklooster Holland, when he, H. Klöpper and M. Spörk crashed due to low cloud cover in inclement weather. No known grave (DeSwart & Geensen). Added: Buries as unknown at Ysselsteyn (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
2211 Brackmeyer, PaulUffz8/JG-52 (Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165059 " (lost 8/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 August, 1944 after being hit by flak, location not reported.
2212 Bracun, JosefOfw27/ZG-26 (N.Africa)Bf 110C, Bf 110E-1 Werk # 3948 "3U + PR" (lost 1/31/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspFailed to return from a mission (MIA) on 31 March, 1941. He and RO/Gunner Uffz Kasper were shot down by a Hurricane piloted by S/L D. Campbell of RAAF No. 3 Sq. in N. Africa. His first known victory, two Spitfires over England on 18 August, 1940. Note: The Bf 110 Loss List carries the loss as 1 April, 1941.
2213 Bradatsch, ToniUffz16/JG-27Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 at Nijmegen on 23 September, 1944. Comrade of Hermann Kässinger and Fritz Koal. Survived the war. Jager Blatt article.
2214 Bradel, WalterObstlt7/31/1911Breslau, Carlowitz3/KG-3 (39), Stfkpt 9/KG-2 "Holzhammer", Kdr II/KG-2 (12/41), Kdr KG-2 (1/43 Soesterberg)Do 17Z in 9 Staffel, Do 217E & K in II Grp, Do 217K-1 Werk # 4415 "U5 + AA" (lost 5/5/43)
RK(9/17/41)

Spanish Cross
EP(7/30/41)

EK 1 & 2
Foreign Pilot Badge(Romanian?)
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 5 May, 1943; while returning from a mission over Norwich England, the ac suffered engine failure, crash landed near Landsmeer, near Amsterdam. Also killed was Flg Werner Becker, Gnr; Bradel was not piloting on this mission. Remaining crew (Injured): Lt Ernst Andres, pilot; Ogefr Wilhelm Schlagbaum, Obs and Uffz August Dreschler, R/O. RK awarded for successful attacks on Soviet tanks in June, 1941. Alternate spelling: Bradl.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Bradel (L) presents Knight's Cross to Bornschein (R) Sep 1942
2215 Bradl, AntonUffz11/JG-2 (Channel)Bf 109G-3 Werk # 16259 (lost 5/29/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 May, 1943 during aerial combat at Briouze.
2216 Bradtke, GünterGefr12/20/1924ElbingI/JG-3 (Paderborn)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 461179 "Black <" (lost 12/2/44)Class "C" Glider Badge, Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 2 December, 1944; shot down during aerial combat at Caldern with a P-47 of US 63FS and crashed near Damm, West Marburg, Germany. Buried Ehrenfriedhof, Marburg on the Lahn.
2217 Bragadin, Vittorio2/LtRegia Aeronautica Italiana238°Sq 96° Grp Autonomo (Malta)Ju 87 (lost 11/5/41)KIA 5 November, 1941; sd by AA fire over Malta. His R/O-Gnr, Airman Amleto Bruttini, was also KIA (Italian Losses Over Malta).
2218 Brähler, WinfriedFhr7(Sturm)/JG-4Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # Unk (lost 1/1/45), Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # Unk (lost 4/23/45)Fighter Operational ClaspReported killed in the Eisenach area on 23 April, 1945 (JG-4 List). He was reported OK on 1 January, 1945 when he hit trees and crashed in the Erfurt area (Manrho/Putz publ.).
2219 Braitsch, ErichFw13/JG-53 (12/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 781184 "White 9" (dam 12/24/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 24 December, 1944 during aerial combat near Tittisee-Neustadt.
2220 Brakebusch, HerbertUffz26/JG-1 (6/42 Woensdrecht) Fw 190A-2 Werk # (120)285 "Yellow 9" (lost 6/19/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 June, 1942 in aerial combat with Spirfires along the Belgian coast and crashed at Cadzand, 15 km northeast of Zeebrugge. No known grave. One known victory, a Hudson 40 km west of Goeree on 2 June, 1942. His 2nd, a Spitfire into the sea 15 km northeast of Zeebrügge on 19 June, 1942, where he too, perished.
2221 Brambilla, NelloLtColRegia Aeronautica Italiana99°Grp 43°Stormo (Malta)Fiat BR.20M (lost 8/6/41)KIA 6 August, 1941 when he was sd in his bomber while attacking Valletta in the early hours (Italian Losses Over Malta).
2222 Brand,Lt11/NJG-6 Bf 110 Werk # Unk "2Z+EV" (lost 12/19/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Crashed north of Longwy Fr., and was killed 19 December, 1944 on a night harassing mission over Luxembourg, when he flew into a cloud bank and became disoriented, loosing control of his AC. He went down with the ship (listed MIA) while the other crew, Uffz Edwin Schnös (geb 5/5/1922 Werneck) & Ogefr Fritz Lägel (geb 5/3/1921 Rosswein, Döbeln), bailed out, and were picked up near Esch, Luxembourg. Added: NJG-6 Loss List indicates the crash date as 21 December.
2223 Brand,Ogefr111/JG-26Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Hünsruck/Saar on 13 April, 1944.
2224 Brand, Hans JürgenLtI/StG-1, I/SG-1Ju 87D-3 & D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2225 Brand, Hans-Joachim 'Cherry'Hptm5/16/1916Lüneburg4/StG-2, 8/StG-77, 6/StG-77, Stfkpt 1/SG-77, Stfkpt 2/SG-77, Kdr II/SG-77Ju 87D, Fw 190F & G in SG-77
RK(12/5/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/13/42)
EK 1(7/2/40) & 2(9/39)
Dive Bomber w/Pend.& Assault Operational Clasps
KIA 18 April, 1945 between Cottbus and Guben, in the Niederlausitz, when his Fw 190 was hit by Soviet flak in a dive, and crashed from 500 meters altitude. 964 missions including about 150 in the Fw 190. He had been nominated for the Oak Leaves.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
Hans-Joachim Brand was shot down by Soviet flak on 18 April 1945 near Cottbus while flying a ground-attack mission. His Focke Wulf Fw 190F was hit by anti-aircraft fire at a height of 1,600 feet and he fatally crashed near Alteno/Luckau in the Spreewald. His body was never recovered. During his career he flew 964 missions and he had been nominated for the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, which was never approved.
2226 Brand, HeinzOfw11/1/1923Berlin10/JG-301 Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175921 "Red 5" (or "Red 8") (lost 1/20/45) Ground Assault Operational Clasp KIA 20 January, 1945; sd by an American fighter of 317FS, 325FG, believed that of Capt Art Fiedler. The Fw 190 crashed into a stony forest west of Chodsky Ujezd, District Tachov, Cz. He is buried in the War Cem Marianske Lazne (F.Braun). Added: Chodsky Ujezd is Heiligenkreuz in German. Ofw Brandt is buried in the German War Cem at Marianske Lazne/Marien Bad, Cz Rep., Blk A, Grave 49 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Brandt per VDK.
2227 Brand, KarlOblt9/18/1913Münster 3/KG-54 (5/40), Adj Stab II/KG-54 (Evreux) He 111P Werk # Unk "B3 + ?L" (lost 5/11/40), Ju 88A Werk # Unk "B3 + DC" (lost 5/28/1941) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 28 May, 1941, while flying as observer for Oblt Erich Heinrichs, sd by a Beaufighter during Operation Channel Dash, west of Ireland. POW/WIA (briefly) 11 May, 1940 during the French Campaign. Source: A. Rosseels & D.Drury. Added: Re the 5/11 incident, he and his crew were sd by AA fire 5km NW of Hulst, killing Fw Willi Wosczyna (bur Yssel AZ-28). Remaining crew (POW briefly): Uffz Bernhard Blankenfuland and Gefr Hugo Boegel (DVL Loss List).
2228 Brand, RichardOfw328 & 10/JG-51 (8/41 S.U.)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5462 (lost 8/10/42; WIA enemy fire), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7136 (70% dam 2/15/43), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 20543 "White 9" (lost 8/28/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/10/42)Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 28 August, 1943 during aerial combat over Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 4164. Injured in a crash 15 February, 1943 when he overturned on landing in Wk# 7136 at Isotscha Russia. His first known Soviet victory, a DB-3 on 26 August, 1941. Another Soviet, a LaGG-3 on 9 July, 1942. Another LaGG-3 on 10 July, 1942. Two Il-2s on 11 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 August, 1942. A Pe-2 on 8 August, 1942. A Pe-2 on 10 August, 1942. A LaGG-5 on 14 May, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 2 June, 1943. An Il-2, a MiG-3 and a LaGG-5 on 5 July, 1943. A Boston on 8 July, 1943. A Pe-2 and an Il-2 on 9 July, 1943. An LaGG-5 on 13 July, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 2 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. Two Pe-2s, one NE of Valgij, the other E of Bwjski, on 5 August, 1943. An Il-2 NW of Krassnoyj-Woronez (Voronezh) on 7 August, 1943. An Il-2(m.H.) W of Dergatschi on 10 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 E of Dmitrovka on 14 August, 1943.
2229 Brand, RolfOfhr111/JG-27Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 10 km N of Vilsbiburg on 24 April, 1944.
2230 Brandau,Fhr11/JGr-200Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 5 km S of St Maximin on 12 August, 1944.
2231 Brandecker, GerhardUffz5/JG-52 (Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165041 "Black 14 + -" (dam 6/23/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 23 June, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported.
2232 Brandenberg, HelmutOblt3/1/1917Ihmert6/KG-27He 111H-3 Werk # 5660 "1G + CP" (lost 4/28/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 28 April, 1941 when his ac was hit by AA fireduring an attack on Portsmouth, and crashed into the sea off Lyme Regis, Dorset. The body of the pilot washed up on 2 May, 1941, the date appearing on his grave marker, buried CC/5/13/296. Remaining crew (MIA): Oblt Rudolf Lange, Obs; Fw Gustav Feindt, R/O and Lt Gustav Bohnekamp, Flt Engr (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2233 Brandenburg,Lt6/KG-27 (Achmer)He 111P-2 "1G + AP" (dam)Bomber Operational ClaspReturned safely to Achmer after a mission on 10 May, 1940, during the French Campaign. The AC had 344 bullet holes from Hurricanes of RAF No. 607 Sq.. Remaining crew (all Uninjured): Gefr Erich Nohle, R/O and Uffz Werner Pattke, Mechanic. Source: Wings to Victory
2234 Brandenburg, Hans JürgenOblt5/30/1919Neustrelitz, Stargard3/KG-2Do 17Z-3 (lost 8/16/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 16 August, 1940 after being shot down by three Hurricanes while on a mission in the Canterbury area. The ac crashed at the Hornchurch airfield. Remaining crew (KIA): Gefr Eugen Genter (geb 2/28/19 Freiburg), Bombardier; Gefr Kurt Hirsch (geb 12/21/18 Sprottau), R/O and Flg Hans Koch (geb 6/20/18 Essleben), Gunner. Source: Lw. Loss Report via Joe Potter. Added: Their Do 17 was attacked by three Hurricanes of No. 56 Sq., and exploded, the remains falling on the beac at Whitstable, Kent. The four deceased are buried in a collective grave at CC, Plot 9, Row 8, Gr 49 (D/Drury).
Cannock Chase
2235 Brandenburg, JohannesHptm7/28/1910Innien, HolsteinI/StG-2, 2/StG-2, Stfkpt 4/KG-1 (4/41 S.U.)Ju 87, Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4618 "V4 + UM" (lost 2/28/42)
RK(9/18/40)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber & Conventional Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 28 February, 1942, when, during an attack on enemy troops in the forest south east of Dubrovo, 10 km south west of Kholm. His Ju 88 was hit by another Stuka's bomb and crashed in flames, killing its crew: Uffz Alfred Etienne, Obs; Gefr Gustav Panzer R/O and Uffz Gustaz Brettscheider, Gnr...Brandenburg found in the forest southeast Dubberow (Dubrowo) 10 km southwest of Cholm. Later army units found the remains of the machine and were able to identify Brandenburg on the basis of his Knight's Cross. He rests on the war cemetery in Korpovo (RUS); Endgrape layer: block 16. About 200 Stuka and bomber missions.
2236 Brandes, AlfredUffz2/25/1919Triangel10/JG-3 (Venlo) Bf 109G-6 Werk# 160690 (lost 2/10/44) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 10 February, 1944; Aerial combat in his G-6 with P-47s, crashed at Beerzerveld, SW of Ommen (DeSwart). Added: Additional location detail; near Beetsterzwaag, south of Drachten per Mombeek MIA List. The AC and his body were recovered between 23-26 October, 1997. He is buried at Ysselstein, Block 1 CB, Row 14, Grave 339 (R.Schoutissen).
Ysselstein, Holland
2237 Brandes, Heinz HelmutOblt115/ZG-1 (8/42), Erg.Gr.-Ost, Stfkpt 8/JG-11 (5/44)Bf 110, Fw 190A (lost 5/28/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Fighter Operational Clasps
KIA 28 May, 1944 during aerial combat with P-38s. He made a force landing at Gross Börnecke, and is believed to have been set onfire by the P-38 (my translation ?; Source: L.Wiegels) 7 victories as Destroyer pilot. One known victory, his first known Soviet victory while in ZG-1, a Soviet Seversky on 24 June, 1942. A 2nd, a Soviet I-153 5 km north of Tuschoresk on 1 August, 1942, a Lt at the time. A 3rd, a MiG-3 on 30 August, 1942. A MiG-3 on 9 September, 1942. His 7th, a B-24 at Hohenweststedt on 13 May, 1944. His 8th & 9th, same day, both P-51s, no locations given. His 10th, a B-17 at Fehmarn Belt on 19 May, 1944. His 11th, a B-17 on 24 May, 1944, no location. Magnus. Alternate spelling: Brandis.
2238 Brandes, RichardUffz8/KG-77Do 17Z Werk # 2642 "3Z + GS" (lost 7/3/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 3 July, 1940; sd with wounds when he was attacked by Hurricanes of No. 32 Sq., piloted by P/O Peter Gardner, Sgt William Higgins and Sgt Edward Bayley. The ac crashed at Paddock Wood, Kent. Remaining crew: Oblt Hans Georg Gallion, Obs (POW/WIA); Ogefr Erich Hofmann, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Waldemar Theilig, Flt Engr (KIA). Hofmann & Theilig buried at CC, Plot 7, Row 1; Hofmann in Gr 248; Theilig in Gr 249 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2239 Brandis, Felix MariaOblt9/9/191618Stfkpt 1(Z)/JG-77 (6/41 Finland), Kdr 13(Z)/JG-5 (1/42), Stfkpt 6(Z)/JG-5 (2/42)Bf 110E-1 Werk # 4114 "LN + FR" (Interned Sweden 9/1/41), Bf 110E-2 Werk # 2546 "LN + AR" (lost 2/2/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/6/42 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIC 2 February, 1942 in his E-2 at Olanga Norway due to poor visibility. Buried Rovaniemi-Norvajaerui, 3-4, Finland (Rosseels). His R/O/Gunner, Fw Herbert Baus was lightly wounded. Brandis became the first casualty of his 6(Z)/JG-5. Barbarossa pilot. He was reported to have made an emergency landing in Wk# 4114 at Tärendö Sweden on 1 September, 1941, due to lack of fuel after a combat mission in Russia (Source: SIG Norway). His R/O, Uffz Herbert Baus was injured. His E-1 was also flown by Karl F. Koch. After the Swedes inspected his undamaged E-1, it was returned to Germany on 18 September, 1941 (Source: B.Widfeldt). One known victory, a Hudson into the sea off Bergen, 80 km west of Herdla, on 1 June, 1941. In the winter of 1941-42, Brandis and Baus shot down 14 Soviet aircraft. Bowers/Lednicer, 14 victories.
2240 Brandl, AntonUffz11/JG-77 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109K-4 Werk# 332731 "Red 2" (lost 1/21/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 21 January, 1945; Reason and place unknown. Mombeek MIA List.
2241 Brandl, JosefFw74/JG-27 (11/42 Med)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16451 "White 18 + -" (lost 5/17/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 May, 1943 at Cape Vito, Insel Ustica, cause unknown. Two known victories, both P-40s 30 km southeast of Sollum N. Africa on 11 November, 1942. Another P-40 piloted by P/O Mink was dispatched over the airfield at Sidi Magrun on 18 November, 1942. Another, a P-38, 400 meters north of Ras-el-Djebel on 23 March, 1943. On 5 April, 1943, he downed two B-24Ds west of Insel Levanzo. His 7th, a Spitfire 40 km west of Pantellaria on 30 April, 1943.
2242 Brandl, JosefFw3/12/192510/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173893 "Black 1" (lost 10/20/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 October, 1944 during aerial combat in the Andernach area.
2243 Brandl, Rudolf8/25/1921Ingolstadt9/JG-2 Fw 190A-5 Werk # 151231 "Yellow 11" (lost 9/24/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 24 September, 1943 in Brittany, cause not given; buried Beauvais, Block 3/19/816. Source: A. Rosseels. Added: Burial at Beauvais Blk 3, Row 19, Gr 816 (absa3945).
2244 Brändle, Kurt WernerMaj1/19/1912Ludwigsburg, Württemberg180 4/JG-53(5/40), Stfkpt 5/JG-53(12/41), Stab II/JG-3(5/42 S.U.), Kdr I/JG-3(8/42), Kdr II/JG-3(7/43) Bf 109F-4 "Black 1 + -" (12/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10117 "Black <<+-" (8/42), Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 8665 "<< + -", Bf 109F-4/Trop Wk# 13387 "<< + -" w II/JG-3, Bf 109G-2 & G-6 Wk# 26058 "<< + -" (lost 11/3/43)
RK(7/1/42)
EL(8/27/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/9/42)

EK 1 & 2(4/1/40)
Wnd Bdg(5/26/40)
Ftr Oper.Clasp w/Pend
KIA 3 November, 1943 in Bf 109G-6 Werk # 26058 when he was shot down off Egmond, over the North Sea, by fighters escorting Medium bombers to Amsterdam. His body washed ashore later. About 700 combat missions. 20 victories in the West. His 1st victory, a Morane south of Sedan, 13 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire W of Portland on 11 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire WSW of Insel Wight on 16 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire 10 km W of Insel Wight on 26 September, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, an R-5 on 20 May, 1942. One of many multiple victories, five on 7 August, 1942; all Il-2s in the Klirchevski/Plosowitoje/Isoleniyj areas. An ER-2 and two Il-2s in the Stalingrad area on 23 August, 1942. Four Il-2s and a Yak-1 on 17 December, 1942. Two Il-2s on 31 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 20 April, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 19 June, 1943. Five Soviet victories on 5 July, 1943. The info on the Bf 109F-4 "Black 1" is from a modeler description; the AC was flown at Frolov (Stalingrad) Russia. Germanys 20th ranked fighter Ace. His first mechanic was Fw Helmut Henning. Burial: Block CW, Row 1 Grave 25. Alternate spelling: Brändl. Photo


Oberst Grabmann (L) and Major Kurt Brandle 11./JG 3 Kommander at Schipol, Holland

L-R: Werner Lucas - Dietrich Hrabak - Kurt Brandle

2245 Brändle, OttoOfw4/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 737927 "Blue 6" (lost 2/4/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 February, 1945; flak at Fürstenberg, near the Sorau airfield. Alternate spelling: Brendle (JG-6 List).
2246 Brändlein, HeinzUffz6/JG-302Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20549 "White 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 5/6 January, 1944 during aerial combat 15 km S of Stettin. Mombeek
2247 Brändlin, HansUffz1/JG-102 (Aalborg Ost)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140157 (lost)Student PilotKIC 19 September, 1944 when he lost control of his 109 as he passed through a cloud formation. He gained some sort of control and attempted an emergency landing near Hals Denmark, but was killed when he plowed through 100 meters of trees. He was buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 29 September, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2248 Brandobetter, Ofw19/NJG-1Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Halifax at Maubergue on 29 August, 1942.
2249 Brandstetter, Adolf EugenOfw34/ZG-76 (4/41), 1 & 3/NJG-4 (10/43)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5425 (lost 10/20/43)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 20/21 October, 1943 during aerial combat, crashing at Tollendorf, 5 km west of Hitzacker, east of Lüneburg (Boiten). One known victory, a Blenheim on 10 April, 1941, no location, an Ofw at the time. A 2nd, a A Lancaster I of RAF No. 97 Sq. at Maurage (Hainaut), 7 km NW of Binche Belgium, the night of 28-29 August, 1942, now an Oblt. A 3rd, a Halifax 3 km north of Guise on 17 April, 1943. Alternate spelling: Brandstätter (Chorley). Author Chorley identified him as Adolf, whereas the OKL reported his name as Eugen.
2250 Brandt,Uffz14/SG-5 (2/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 24 February, 1944.
2251 Brandt,Ofhr7/JG-2Fw 190D-9 (dam 3/27/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 27 March, 1945; landing accident at the Wurzburg airfield, no further detail.
2252 Brandt, BrunoUffzEins./JGr-WestFw 190A-2 Werk # 5505 (lost 1/4/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 4 January, 1943 at the Perpignan (Fr) airfield, cause not given.
2253 Brandt, EdgarOfw34/JG-2 (6/41 Channel)), 1/Schl.G-2 (3/43 Tunisia)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6749 (lost 7/4/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 12940 "White 1" (lost 3/12/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 March, 1943 at Dermaia; bailed after being hit by flak, no further detail (Bf 109 Loss List). Shot down with wounds, and bailed successfully, 4 July, 1941 during aerial combat near Ligescourt airfield. One known victory, a Spitfire on 23 June, 1941, no location. His 2nd, a Spitfire in the Dunkirk area on 26 June, 1941. His 3rd, a Blenheim on 24 July, 1941, no location.
2254 Brandt, Friedrich WilhelmOfhr9/14/192321/JG-1 (Lippspringe 5/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # unk "White 4" (30% dam 5/12/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 730389 "White 5" (lost 6/17/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 June, 1944 during aerial combat in the Argentan area. No known grave. His White 4 damaged during an emergency landing at Marburg 12 May, 1944 due to technical difficulties. He was not injured. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 (HSS) NE of Osnabrück on 19 May, 1944. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Conde-sur-Noireau on 16 June, 1944.
2255 Brandt, FritzOblt3/23/1918Blumenthal8III/NJG-2, 4/NJG-101, Stab II/NJG-3 (7/44), Stab IV/NJG-3Bf 110
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, Lancaster SE of Bremen on 9 October, 1943. A 2nd, another Lancaster at Frankfurt on 22 October, 1943; these first two as an Ofw in 4/NJG-101. A 3rd, a "4 mot" in the Epinal area on 29 July, 1944. A 4th and 5th, a Lancaster and a "4 mot" in the Königsberg area on 30 August, 1944. A 6th, a Halifax in the Deutsche Bucht area on 15 October, 1944.
2256 Brandt, FritzOfw3/KG-27He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2257 Brandt, FritzOblt1(F)/124 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0760 "G2 + IH" (lost 5/17/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Ofw Emil Schneider and two other unnamed crew at Aberdeen 17 May, 1941, cause unknown. Last radio message: "Return flight impossible, landing in England" (Ju 88 Loss List).
2258 Brandt, GerdLt9/17/191910/KG-30 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3389 "4D + EU" (lost 5/4/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 4 May, 1942; believed shot down by a Night Fighter, and crashed into the sea off Portland, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew: Uffz W. Brinkmann (MIA); Gefr P. Schroeder (MIA) and Uffz Herbert Meusel (KIA), whose body washed ashore on 30 May, 1942. He is buried at CC, Plot 7, Row 9, Gr 216 (D.Drury)
Cannock Chase
2259 Brandt, H.Uffz3/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1214 "B3 + PL" (lost 4/19/44)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW with unnamed crew 19 April, 1944, made an emergency landing in the UK after becoming lost.
2260 Brandt, HansUffz12/JG-1Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 June, 1940 during a strafing attack on the French airfield at Chateauroux, when he collided with another Bf 109E flown by Fritz Stahn. Both pilots were killed. One known victory, his 1st, a LeO-451 at Beauvais, 6 June, 1940.
2261 Brandt, HeinzUffz12/NJG-3Ju 88G-1 Werk # Unk "D5 + IW" (captured 12/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp POW in December, 1944 by US forces near Hagenau, Alsace (Ju 88 Loss List).
2262 Brandt, HelmutHptm1907Stfkpt 6/KG-55 (5/40)He 111P Werk # 1525 "G1 + EP" (lost) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 25 September, 1940; sd with wounds on a Filton bombing raid after taking starboard engine hits and others from Spitfires of RAF No.152 Sq and Hurricanes from RAF No.238 Sq.. The Spitfires were piloted by F/O I.N.Bayles and F/Sgt K.C.Holland. The Hurricanes were piloted by P/O J.R.Urwin-Mann and F/Sgt R.Little. The AC crashed at Church Farm, Woolverton, near Frome, Somerset, at 12:02 hours. Remaining crew (KIA): Ofw Günter Wittkamp, Observer; Ofw Rudolf Kirchoff, R/O; Uffz Hans Fritz Mertz (or Merz), Mech and Gefr Rudolf Beck, Gunner. The deceased buried CC, Block 6, Graves 11 to 14.Source: Bristol Past, John Penny & D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
2263 Brandt, HerbertOfw7(Sturm)/JG-300Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739398 (lost 2/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 February, 1945 during aerial combat at Chemnitz.
2264 Brandt, JosefLt5 10/JG-3 (4/44), Stfkpt 2/JG-3 (12/44) Bf 109G-14/AS EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Referred to in the F. Mörl Interrogation Report. Battle of the Ardennes pilot. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 "GC-1" by Miesterhorst on 11 April, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 S of Sülze-Südheide on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 at Nauen, W of Berlin, on 24 May, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 30 km SE of Memmingen on 18 July, 1944. Magnus Report.
2265 Brandt, Kurt65/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8794 "Black 6 + -" (lost 7/17/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 17 July, 1942 after aerial combat near Lipezk.
2266 Brandt, KurtMajK/88 Condor Legion (38), Instr Bomben Schul - Anklam (40 & 41), Stfkpt 2/KSG-1 (Sprg '42), 9/KG-51 (8/42), Stfkpt 1/KG-60 (Med 11/42)Ju 88A-4 Trop Werk # 140401 "P1 + BH" (lost 11/28/42)Spanish Cross, Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with one other unnamed crew 28 November, 1942, cause unknown, one other crew MIA and one WIA, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Shot down by a Spitfire into the sea at Bone Bay Algeria following a Dive Bombing attack on the Bone airfield (LOCS).
2267 Brandt, PaulOblt4/29/1915Rehhof, Westpreussen343/JG-54 (12/41 S.U.), 4/JG-54 (7/43), 15/JG-54 (9/44), Stfkpt 16/JG-54 (12/44)Fw 190A-5, Fw 190A-8 Werk# 682024 "Blue ?" (lost 12/24/44)
RK(9/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/6/44)
EP(7/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
4 Bombers. 500 Missions. Killed 24 December, 1944, in Werk# 682024, in a crash at Körde, by Münster/Westfalen, after aerial combat with British Tempests of the 2nd TAF. 20 victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, an I-16 on 3 December, 1941. A Soviet P-40 on 23 February, 1942. A Yak-1 on 30 April, 1942. An I-153 on 14 May, 1942. A Pe-2 on 8 July, 1942. A MiG-3 on 26 August, 1942. A MiG-3 on 2 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 19 July, 1943. A Pe-2 1 km W of Gorodok on 22 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 25 July, 1943. Two Il-2s and a LaGG-3 on 27 July, 1943. An La-5 on 28 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 30 July, 1943. An Il-2 NE of Woronow on 4 August, 1943. Two Il-2s on 15 September, 1943. A Pe-2 on 12 October, 1943. A Yak-9 20 km SE of Nevel on 5 November, 1943. An Il-2 on 11 December, 1943. An La-5 on 7 February, 1944. A Pe-2 on 15 February, 1944. One known western victory, a Vigilant at Doetinchem on 26 September, 1944. A P-38 SE of St Vith on 17 December, 1944. A P-47 at Lommersum and a P-51 SE of Malmedy on 18 December, 1944. Magnus Report, 30 victories.
2268 Brandt, RichardGefr6/18/19174/KG-3Do 17Z (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 May, 1940 during the French Campaign, crashing his Dornier near Stabroek, buried Lommel, Block 49/502. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
2269 Brandt, RolfOfhr15/JG-27 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490741 "Yellow 2 + ~" (lost 12/27/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 27 December, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported. NOTE: Another source suggests the date of this event may have been 29 December, 1944, along with three other IV/JG-27 pilots.
2270 Brandt, RudiFw8/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7023 (lost 9/6/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 September, 1941 during aerial combat at Krementschug, 130km NW of Dnjepropetrowsk.
2271 Brandt, WalterOblt3/24/1917Bad Salzuflen422(J)/LG-2 (3/41), 2/JG-77 (1/42 S.U.), 5/JG-77 (7/42 S.U.; 11/42 N. Africa), Stfkpt 2/JG-3 (5/44)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10744 "Black 4" (lost 1/14/43), Bf 109G-6 in 2/JG-3 (5/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464278 (20% dam emer land 3/3/45)
RK(3/24/43)
Romanian Award

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/18/42)
EP(9/5/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Fighter Oper.Clasp
Channel pilot. His first known victory, a Spitfire 20 km W of Cape Gris Nez on 13 March, 1941. His 4th victory, a Soviet R-5 on 15 January, 1942. An I-15 on 9 February, 1942. An I-301 on 9 March, 1942. A Yak-1 on 2 June, 1942. His 16th, a Soviet Yak-1 on 4 June, 1942. At least 5 victories in the Desert. One known Desert victory, a P-40 of RAF No. 112 Sq. near Marsa Brega on 10 December, 1942. His 38th victory, a Lancaster at Bottrop-Recklinghausen on 12 December, 1944. 527 combat missions, including over 100 close support sorties. 35 victories in the West. 11 four engine bombers. Lost a leg in aerial combat in North Afrca on 14 January, 1943. His 39th victory, a LaGG-3 on 19 February, 1945. Nos 40 to 42, two Pe-2s and a LaGG-3 on 3 March, 1945. During this engagement, he was shot down with wounds in his G-14 Wk# 464278. This is the "Lt. Brandt", Stfkpt 2/JG-3 (12/44), referred to in the F. Mörl Interrogation Report (Mörls last Stfkpt). Bowers/Lednicer, 57 victories. Deceased 28 January, 1977.
2272 Brandt, WernerUffz1/NAGr-15 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 200608 (lost 3/23/45)Night Observer Operational ClaspMIA 23 March, 1945 after aerial combat in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 52356.
2273 Brandtner, UweLtPilot BadgePilot Badge Award Certificate found online, awarded 4 April, 1943.
2274 Brange, WilhelmObltSeenotstaffel 2He 59N "D-AKUK" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspPOW 15 May, 1940, crashing near Sandnesjoen Norway, cause not given. Source: D. Stankey.
2275 Brannicke,Ofw1EKdo 25Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-38 into the sea 80 km NW of Amrun on 24 August, 1943.
2276 Brantner, AntonGefr8/19/19258/JG-2Bf 109G-14 Werk # 461490 "Blue 12" (lost 12/17/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 December, 1944 during aerial combat in the Koblenz area, buried Kruft.
2277 Brasas, HerbertOfw12/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + RW" (lost 4/18/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew, 18 April, 1942, when their ac crashed into the Jonian Sea, Santa Caterina di Nardo. Remaining crew: Uffz Otto Withalm, Gefr Walter Stegmuller and Gefr Rudolf Eichhorn. Source: Fabio Bisciotti Dive Team 8/2019. NOTE: Crew positions were unknown, I selected the Ofw as pilot.
2278 Brasch, KurtOfwI/KG-27He 111H Werk # Unk (dam 3/5/41) Wound Badge,Bomber Operational Clasp WIA 5 March, 1941 along with his Flt Engr Uffz Konrad Fenns, when they were attacked by fighters off the SE coast of Ireland. Despite the attack, they are believed to have made it back to safety. No further detail (D.Drury).
2279 Braschaus, JosefUffzII/SKG-10 (Med)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 181661 (lost 9/4/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 4 September, 1943 probably due to flak near Termoli.
2280 Brasser, AnselmObstltI/StG-2, Stab IV/Fl.KpsJu 87D-3
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/9/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2281 Bratke, Ernst von VördenOblt9/18/1914Göttingen1(H)/31 ('40), NAGr-6 (4/45)Me 262A-1/U3 (lost 4/1/45)EP (9/28/42)
EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIC 1 April, 1945 while attempting an emergency landing during foul weather, he crashed and was thrown clear of the wreckage, entangled in barbed wire. He is buried in the War cem., Diepholzer Friedhof (F.Braun & Luft Offz Creer Summaries).
2282 Brauchitsch, Berndt vonObstKdr IV(StG)/LG-1 (8/40 Tramecourt), Adj JG-300 (7/43)Ju 87B, Fw 190A-5/U2, Bf 109G-6Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis IV Gruppe suffered heavy losses 15 August, 1940 during the Battle of Britain.
2283 Brauchitsch, vonObst
EK 1 & 2 Qualified Pilots Badge
Görings Adjutant. He accompanied Göring to the detention camp at Augsburg, 11 May, 1945. Presented W. Falck with his RK on 7 October, 1940. Not known if he was a pilot or not.
2284 Brauer,MajHeavy Transport Units in the Balkan Campaign, Kdr Grossraum-Transportflugzeug Project (11/41)Junkers G-38, Ju 290, Ju 390
EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
Skilled at handling the larger aircraft, he was assigned to the Gross Transport Project by Ernst Udet, his friend, just prior to Udets suicide in November 1941..
2285 Bräuer, Fl. Erg.-See, 3/SAGr-125 (10/44) (Seenot Aufkl.Gr ??)Flugbuch (7/41 to 10/44).
2286 Bräuer, F.Lt4/KG-3 (11/40) Do 17Z-2 Werk # 3378 (or 3387/SGLO) "5K + ?M (lost 11/2/40) Bomber Operational Clasp His Do 17 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on 2 November, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Lt Bräuer MIA. Remaining crew: Uffz H.Bluhm, Obs (MIA); Ogefr E.Greil, R/O (MIA) and Gefr W.Gräser, Mech/Gnr (KIA Bur Yssel BQ-6-139, washed up at Texel) (SGLO). Alternate spelling: Breuer
2287 Brauer, KlausOblt15/JG-52(5/42), Stab II/JG-52(8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13238 (90% dam 5/12/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13406 (lost 8/28/42) EK 2
Wound Badge(5/12/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 28 August, 1942 during aerial combat, crashing Pl.Qu.49123, 15 km E of Achtuba. WIA 12 May, 1942, crashing in his F-4 at Zürichtal. His first known Soviet victory, a BP-100 N of Lavkovka on 27 May, 1942.
2288 Bräuherr, JosefOblt4/1/1922DeggendorfII/KG-77 (7/43 Med), Stab/KG-26 (2/45 Vaernes)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3957 "??" (70% dam 7/26/43), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142497 "1H + AF" (lost 2/9/45) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew 9 February, 1945, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). He and his Obsever, Lt Leopold Bökl were injured in a crash at Piacenza 26 July, 1943 due to engine trouble (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Bräuherr and crew were one of four Ju 88's crashing in he Rabbasen area this date, due to bad weather. All but one crewman survived, namely Uffz Hans Strauhal, of Bräuherr's crew. Remaining Bräuherr crew: Ogefr Herbert Tüngler and Uffz Heinrich Ziesemann (Flyvrak Norway).
2289 Braukmann, HelmutLt123(J)/LG-2 (9/40), 2(J)/LG-2 (6/41), 3/JG-77 (6/42 S.U.)Bf 109E-4/B Werk # 2045 "Black 5" (30% dam 6/26/41, combat, pilot OK)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. His first known victory, a Hurricane at Dunkirk on 29 May, 1940, an Uffz at the time. His 2nd, a Spitfire in the Maidstone/Rochester area on 7 September, 1940. His 10th, a Soviet "unidentified AC" on 1 June, 1942. A 2nd, an SB-2 on 13 June, 1942. His victory count may be higher (Magnus). Alternate spelling: Brauchmann.
2290 Braukmeier, Ernst AugustOblt3/12/1923AdenauStab II/KG-4He 111H-20 Werk # 700026 "5J + EC" (lost 1/30/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. Added: KIA 30 January, 1945 during the Budapest airlift, crashing at Kethely, SE of Keszthely Hungary, cause, engine malfunction during an operation. The pilot and Observer, Uffz Paul Renz were killed and buried in a single grave in Györ Hungary, no further detail. Remaining crew (injured): Uffz Günter Müller, R/O; Uffz Heinz Bieber, Flt Engr/Gnr and Uffz Johann Hinrichs, Gnr (D.Drury).
2291 Braumandl, GerhardUffz3(F)/122 (Schiphol)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430356 "F6 + CL" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 3 July, 1943; failed to return from a night reconnaissance mission in the area between Eastbourne and the Isle of Wight. Remaining crew: Lt Kurt Seubert (POW), Obs; Uffz Rudolf Deeg (POW), R/O and Gefr Paul Preis (KIA), Mech. Wiki Luft data.
2292 Braun,OfhrII/TG-20 (5/45)Ju 52 "7U + BM"Transport Operational ClaspJager Blatt 1/2003. Note: The call sign "7U" is attributed to KGzbV-108 (aka TG-20) known to make courier flights over Sweden.
2293 Braun,Fw39/JG-4 (9/44), Stab III/JG-4 (12/44)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 at Quedlinbürg on 12 September, 1944. A 2nd, a P-51 W of Nauen on 6 October, 1944. A 3rd, a P-51 at Havelange/Ardennes on 26 December, 1944.
2294 Braun,Uffz4/NJG-1 (5/41 Bergen) Bf 110D-2 Werk # 3689 (lost 5/9/41) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His 110 crashed at Nijega Holland, NW of Drachten, on 9 May, 1941, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: The cause was pilot handling error. The disposition of Uffz Braun was not reported. His R/O-Gnr, Ogefr H.Seifert, was killed and buried at Ysselsteyn AR-8-198 (SGLO)
Ysselstein, Holland
2295 Braun,Erg or II/SKG-10Bf 109F (damaged)Assault Operational Clasp5 March, 1943: "Braun crashes his Bf 109E on takeoff". Source: Diary of Uffz Friedrich Schmidt (KIA), recovered from his wreckage, 23 May, 1943.
2296 Braun, AntonUffz8/ZG-76 (Eschborn)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 120191 (lost 12/25/43)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIC 25 December, 1943 into a mountainside at Gadernheim/Odenwald, near Neunkirchen, due to bad weather (fog). Remaining crew (KIC): Gefr Gottfried Arendt. This AC was one of three that crashed during a formation flight. The other two AC were piloyed by Oblt Rudolf Richter and Fw Siegfried Jensen. All three crews were killed. Jager Blatt 4/2002, 1/2003 & 3/2003.
2297 Braun, AugustUffz17/JG-5 (Finland)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 7574 "White 1" (lost 9/15/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 15 September, 1942; Probably AA fire, Presqu ile de Fischer (Rybatschij). Mombeek MIA List. Finnish researcher Andreas Brekken states he was probably KIA. JG-5 searched the sea off Fischerhalbinsel for 13 hours, and found no trace of Braun. They later assumed the crash had been ashore. One known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 11 July, 1942.
2298 Braun, Bernard Eberhard?Uffz28/JG-52Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A in the Reims/Epernay area, 3 June, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Dover on 29 July, 1940.
2299 Braun, Brunno GeorgOfhr2/NAGr-13Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200628 (lost)Assault Operational ClaspHit by flak in 1944 (exact date unknown) over St Florent, the engine in his G-8 began to overheat causing him to bail out between Corsica and Cote d Azur. He was picked up by an English ASR boat and became POW. Jager Blatt 4/2003.
2300 Braun, ErichFw5/JG-27 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 2762 "Black 6 + -" (lost 9/6/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 6 September, 1940 after aerial combat, bailed safely at the Bank Farm, Tudeley.

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