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The Kracker Luftwaffe Archive: Axis Powers Pilots and Crew

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2801 Zöllner, HansOblt2/11/19159/KG-27He 111P-2 Werk # 1482 "1G + IT" (lost 5/3/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 3 May, 1941; sd by a Beaufighter of No. 604 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr John Cunningham & F/Sgt C.F.Rawnsley. The ac crashed at Wheatsheaf, Corton Denham, near Yeovil, Somerset. Remaining crew: Uffz Erwin Ehlers, Obs (POW); Fw Florian Piechota (or Pichota), R/O (POW) and Fw Albert Amode (geb 1/8/1918), Mech (KIA; buried Cannock Chase 6/11/236 (D.Drury & S.Lee).
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Cannock Chase
2802 Zsckelmayer, GeorgFw2/KG-2 (Gilze-Rijen)Do 217E-4 Werk # 4242 "U5 + TK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 10 August, 1942 during an attack on Birmingham England, when he was attacked by a Beaufighter of RAF No. 29 Sq., piloted by Sq/Ldr Barham, 65 km northeast of Happisburgh-Light and crashed into the North Sea. Remaining crew: Uffz Johann Ferne, Observer and Uffz Günther Schröter, R/O, both MIA-No known graves. Uffz Hans Ulrich Lossack (geb 12/26/20), Mech., was found at sea on 10 October, 1942 and buried at Lemvig Cemetery, Grave 70, on 16 October, 1942. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2803 Zutz, Hans JoachimUffz7/JG-26 (10/44), 8/JG-26 (11/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170989 "Blue 10" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 5 November, 1944 in "Blue 10" when he collided with his element leader, Lt Bruno Mischkot, when landing at Kirchhellen airfield after a mission.
2804 Zwick, HansLt210/JG-3 (7/43), 11/NJG-3 (4/44)Bf 109G, Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known Sicilian campaign victory, his 1st, a B-24 10 km southeast of Lecce on 2 July, 1943. Another known victory, now in NJG-3, a B-24 N of Rügen on 9 April, 1944.

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