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2801 Michel, GerhardOfhr19239/JG-51Bf 109G-6 (lost 8/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 23 August, 1944 near Schagarren, no further detail.
2802 Michel, WilhelmHptm8/JG-26Bf 109G 4 & 6, Fw 190AWound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Butler Pilot List. WIA 31 August, 1943 during an Allied strafing mission at Lille-Nord airfield.
2803 Michno, ErichLt13I/JG-52 (4/41 Channel), 1/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 5812 (lost 4/15/41), Bf 109F & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a collision near Antwerp with another E-7, Wk# 6211, piloted by Fhr Friedrich Bartels (injured, DOW 4/16/41) on 15 April, 1941, Michno bailed safely. His 1st known victory, two Soviet I-180,s on 18 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 22 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 23 August, 1942. Magnus & Bf 109 Loss List, 13 victories.
2804 Mick,Uffz13/JGr OstFw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 at Blechhammer on 7 August, 1944.
2805 Mielke, BernhardHptm4/21/19134Stfkpt 10(Nacht)/ZG-26 (5/39), 3(J)/LG-2 (5/40 Channel). Kdr I(J)/LG-2 (8/40 Calais - Marck)Ar 68F& Bf 109D in 39, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 2043 (lost 8/30/40) in LG-2
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940 during aerial combat 15km south of Hastings. One known victory, his 1st, a Morane 406 at St. Quentin, 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hawk-75A at Wald by Eu, 7 June, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire on 30 August, 1940, no location.
2806 Mielke, SiegfriedUffz19/JG-300Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 (e.V.) SE of Lüneburg on 24 August, 1944.
2807 Miethig, RudolfHptm10/17/1921Zwickau, Sachsen1013/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.), "Hungarian" Staffel/JG-52Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 WK# 14602 "Yellow 1" (lost 6/10/43) RK(10/29/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/3/44)
EP(7/6/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 June, 1943 over the Kuban bridgehead after he had achieved his 101st victory by ramming the enemy Yak in his "Yellow 1", but crashed fatally himself. All victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 12 km ENE of Woeljany airfield on 31 May, 1942. A Soviet Hurricane on 29 June, 1942. An I-180 on 18 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 23 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 31 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 5 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 14 September, 1942. Two I-153s and two I-16 Ratas on 2 October, 1942. Four Yak-1s on 16 October, 1942. A U-2 on 12 February, 1943. An Il-2 and an Il-7 on 28 February, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 5 March, 1943. Two LaGG-3s and a P-39 on 16 April, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 20 April, 1943. Two P-39s on 24 April, 1943. Three Yak-1s on 6 May, 1943. Two LaGG-5s and a LaGG-3 on 7 May, 1943. A Spitfire, a LaGG-5 and a Yak-1 on 27 May, 1943. Two Yak-1s and a P-39 on 28 May, 1943. Two P-39s and a Yak-1 on 5 June, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 101 victories.
2808 Mietusch, KlausMaj8/5/1918Posen752/JG-26 (38), 7/JG-26 (9/39), Stafkpt 7/JG-26 (9/41), Kdr III/JG-26 (7/43)Bf 109E-1 Wk # 2746(lost), Bf 109E-7 "White 13 + I and White 2 + I" in 7/JG-26, Fw 190A-3 & Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7147 in 7 Staffel, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440624 "Blk 22" (Etain 3/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440640 "Blk 20", Werk # 162032 "Black 21", Werk # 162345 "Black 24" & Werk # 163445 "Black 22" (6/44 Villcoublay-Nord) w/ III Grp, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441646 "Black 25" (lost 9/17/44)
RK(3/26/44)
EL(11/18/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/2/42)
EP(4/26/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Ftr Oper.Clsp w/Pend (7/10/44)
KIA 17 September, 1944. Fatally wounded in "Black 25" by a P-51 of 361FG, 376FS, flown by Lt Wm. R. Beyer, while landing at Rath-Aldekerk/Rhineland. Buried Düsseldorf Nordfriedhof, Block 112/0/117 (Rosseels). 10 Bombers. POW (Temp) 8 June, 1940, shot down by an RAF Hurricane in Wk# 2746. Injured in a TO accident due to eng. fail. at Gatschina in Fw 190A-4 Wk# 7147. Bailed successfully w/injuries 3/8/44 near Meppen in G-6 # 162032 "Blk 21", aerial combat with P-51s. Landing acc. 4/12/44 in G-6 # 162345 "Blk 24" hitting a bomb crater and turning over. Downed by an RCAF Spitire piloted by S/L G. Robertson of No. 411 Sq., 7/17/44 in G-6/U4 #440640 "Wh 20" One known victory, a B-17 on 9 October, 1942 named ""Big Eagle" of the 93BG, flown by Capt. Alexander Simpson. Another B-17, either # 42-3192 "City of Albuquerque" of 303BG, 358BS, or # 42-5392 "Stric Nine" of 303BG, 427BS, both downed northwest of Breda on 19 August, 1943. His favoite wingman was Uffz Erhard Tippe. 452 missions. Shot down ten times. 15 victories in the East. His 65th victory, a P-38 N of Paris on 14 June, 1944. His last victory, a P-51 at Geldern on 17 September, 1944, the date of his death. His 109E-7 was "Yellow 13" in April 1941. Photo


June 1942: L-R: Borris - Phillip - Gruenliger - Priller - Aistleitner - Mietusch - Ruppert

Clockwise from left: JG26 Group: Lt. Walter Blume (POW 18 Aug 40), Lt. Werner Bartels (POW 24 Jul 40), Lt. Josef Schauff (KIA 24 Jul 40), Lt. Klaus Mietusch (KIA Sept 17 44), Oblt. Gerhard 'Gerd' Schöpfel, Lt. Gerhard Mueller-Dühe (KIA 18 Aug 40), and Lt. Gustav Sprick (KIA 28 Jun 41) (in front) - Chièvres, late May 1940.


2809 Mihlan, Heinz Maj7 Stab II/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), Kdr I/JG-106 (3/43-6/43), Stab III/SG-4 (6/44), JG-51 Ar 96 & Bf 109F in JG-51, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470601 "Blk M" (lost 6/6/44) in SG-4
EK 1 & 2
Assault & Fighter Operational Clasps
He was uninjured 6 June, 1944 during aerial combat, when he was shot down in the vicinity of St.Jean d' Asse, pilot returned. His first known victory, A Soviet B-26 on 22 June, 1941. A Soviet SB-2 on 25 June, 1941. An SB-2 on 30 June, 1941. A BC-12 on 13 July, 1941. A 5th Soviet, a Pe-2 on 18 August, 1941. A 6th, a DB-3 on 2 September, 1941. A western victory, a P-51 S of La Bazoge, W of Mortain, on 6 June, 1944.
2810 Miksch, HansUffzStG-77Ar 66 "SE + YF"Made an emergency landing in his Ar 66 at Rainbach/Mühlviertel on 29 August, 1940, pilot disposition unknown.
2811 Mikula, ValentinFw16/StG-1 (8/43 S.U.)Ju 87 EK 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 15 August, 1943.
2812 Milcarek,Uffz18/JG-53Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a P-47 at Mantes-la-Jolie on 22 August, 1944.
2813 Mildner, WilhelmOfw1112/JG-51Bf 109F & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 near Velikiye Luki on 16 December, 1942. A 2nd, a Pe-2 on 16 January, 1943. An Il-2 on 6 May, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-3 on 2 June, 1943. Nos. 5 & 6, both Il-2s on 10 June, 1943. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) S of Eldachov on 27 July, 1943. An 8th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. A 9th, a LaGG-5 SE of Schiloff on 14 August, 1943. A 10th, an Il-2 (m.H.) NE of Kolpakovka on 18 August, 1943. An 11th, a LaGG-5 NW of Jsoloschino on 1 October, 1943.
2814 Miletzki, HansUffz6/KG-54 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140507 "B3 + LP" (lost 8/16/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew at Harrasdorf-Pürawath 16 August, 1943 due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List).
2815 Mink, WilhelmLt4/29/1912Köln Nippes725/JG-51 (4/41), 4/JG-51 (7/43 Sardinia), 1/JG-52 (9/44 S.U.), 3(Erg)/JG-1(Instructor)Bf 109E in 5 Stf, Bf 109G-6/R6/Trop "Wh 12" in 5/JG-51, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160757 (lost 2/44), Fw 58, Bf 109G-14 #464454 (lost 3/12/45) RK(3/19/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/9/42)
EP(9/30/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 March, 1945, shot down in his Fw 58 by British fighters while on a courier flight near Haderslev Denmark. Obermaier identifies this AC as Bf 109G-14 Wk# 464454, not the Fw 58 Courier AC. "Air War over Denmark" also identifies the AC as Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464454, on an intercept mission, and that the victors were American P-51s. Shot down twice over the English Channel and rescued by German submarines. His 1st aerial victory was a Blenheim over the English Channel on 29 April, 1941. His 2nd, a Hurricane E of Ramsgate on 21 May, 1941. His first known Soviet victory, two DB-3s on 25 June, 1941. Another double victory on 1 July, 1941; an I-16 and a Vultee-11. An I-18 and two Pe-2s on 30 August, 1941. An I-16 on 1 November, 1941. Two MiG-1s on 7 July, 1942. A Pe-2 and and two Il-2s on 4 August, 1942. On 3 February, 1944, Mink was shot down and seriously injured in an attack on B-26 Marauders in his G-6 Wk# 160757. 70 victories in the East. After returning to combat status, his first victory, an Il-2 on 1 September, 1944. An Il-2 on 22 September, 1944. Bowers/Lednicer, 72 victories.
2816 Minkus, HerbertUffz7/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 166041 "White 18 + I" (lost 8/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 August, 1944 during aerial combat with enemy fighters at Niederdornberg,ny Bielefeld.
2817 Minuth, WernerUffzJGr. Drontheim (JFS-3) (Grove Denmark), 2/Schl.G-2Bf 109D Werk # 2540 (25% dam), Fw 190A-5 Werk # 228 "Black K" (reported lost 7/9/43; retd)Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
MIA 9 July, 1943; returned later, no further detail. Injured 16 August, 1941 during a training exercise when he was forced to bellyland his AC at the Grove airfield due to engine failure. A Student Pilot at the time. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2818 Misch, HeinzOfw11 9/NJG-2 (10/43), 7/NJG-2 (6/44), IV/NJG-3 Bf 110, Ju 88G EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Lancaster 65km E of Frankfurt/Main the night of 24/25 February, 1944. A Halifax on 22 October, 1943. A "4 mot" SE of Arnhem on 17 June, 1944. A 4th, a "4 mot" at Tilburg-Vucht on 21 July, 1944. A 5th, a "4 mot" 150 km NW of Stuttgart on 25 July, 1944. A 6th, a Halifax over northern Germnay on 13 August, 1944. His 11th reported victory, a "4 Mot" over England the night of 3/4 March, 1945 during Operation Gisela. Magnus Report. Flugbuch (7/41 to 4/45). Boiten 11 victories.
2819 Missfeldt, JohannesOblt12/20?/19178 9/JG-2 (5/40), 7/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.) Bf 109E in 40, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8082 (lost 8/2/41), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6672 "Black << + I" (lost 8/31/41)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 August, 1941 during aerial combat with a Pe-2 15 km east of Gorodno (Stankey). Injured in a crash near Smolensk on 2 August, 1941 after running out of fuel. One known victory, a Soviet B-26 50 km N of Biala-Podlaska on 22 June, 1941. Magnus, victory count 8. Alternate spelling: Missfelt or Missfeld.
2820 Mitsch, HubertLt4/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 800606 (80% dam 8/23/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with two other unnamed crew SE of San Lorenzo 23 August, 1943, crash cause not reported, one other crew injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
2821 Mitscher,Uffz11/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 27 August, 1944.
2822 Mitsdörfer, GerhardLt11/JG-27 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 "White 6" (lost 8/1/8/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 18 August, 1940 after aerial combat over England, no specific location reported. One known victory, his 1st, a Fairey Battle at Montmirail, 13 June, 1940. Alternate spelling: Mitsdörffer. Added: He was sd by fighters and crashed into the sea in the area off Sandown/Ventnor, Isle of Wight, then rescued and taken prisoner (D.Drury).
2823 Mittenhuber, HansFw12/JG-3 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18487 (lost 8/12/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 12 August, 1943 at Cosenza due to an engine fire.
2824 Mix, Gerhard, 'Gerd' or 'Gert'Lt6/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 10074 "Yellow 5 + -" (lost 8/14/42)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 14 August, 1942 after aerial combat with fighters, crashed near El Alamein.
Added by Stefan Pietrzak Youngs

Messerschmitt Bf-109F-4/trop Werk Nümmer 10074 coded Yellow 5 of 6./JG 27, piloted by Leutnant Gerhard Mix, which was captured, recovered almost intact by the RAF after landing from emergency on an asphalt road near El Alamein on August 14, 1942, hit by anti-aircraft defense fire. The device will be transported to the UK.

Courtesy Ron Cole

2825 Mlodoch, WilhelmFw4/13/1918Laurahütte7(Sturm)/JG-300Fw 190A-8 Werk # 430698 "White 2" (lost 8/23/44 near Krieglach/Vienna)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 August, 1944 during aerial combat with American fighters. Crashed near Annaberg (Kurt Rieder). Added: He is buried in Lower Austria, at St Pölten Hauptfriedhof, Grp 3, Blk 3, Row 5, Gr 133 (D.Drury).
2826 Möckel, HermannUffz12/NJG-4 (11/43 to 12/44)Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 29/30 December, 1944 after being shot down by an Allied night fighter near Lesse Belgium (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" at Havelange on 13 August, 1944. Flugbuch.
2827 Möckel, WalterHptmStfkpt 4/JG-2Bf 109E-1(lost)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 16 August, 1940 after aerial combat with fighters, crashing at Turzes Farm, Burwash, Etchingham, Sussex. Promoted to Hptm while imprisoned, 1 November, 1942.
2828 Mocker, KarlOfw7(H)/32Fw 189A-2 Werk # 0185 (70% dam 8/22/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 22 August, 1942 during an enemy fighter attack near Cholmskoje. His Observer, Oblt Hermann Finkenmöller, was also WIA. Obs Loss List & DK-G Awards List
2829 Modrow, Ernst WilhelmHptm5/5/1908Stettin34Transport pilot in KGr.z.b.V. -108 (5/40), 2/NJG-1 (10/43), Stafkpt 1/NJG-1 (4/44)Do 26V-1 Wk# 791 "P5 + AH" (lost 5/28/40), Bv 222, Me 323, Bf 110 RK(8/19/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(5/28/40)
Transport & Night Fighter Oper.Clasps in Silver
A former Lufthansa pilot. Flew Transport AC over Norway and in the Mediterranean. He was wounded and his Do 26 (4 eng flying boat) sunk by RAF fighters at Rombakenfjord on 28 May, 1940, while unloading equipment. Converted to Night Fighters in October of 1943. 109 Night Fighter combat missions. 259 total combat missions. All his victories were Night victories. One known victory, a Mosquito at Venlo on 7 March, 1944. A double victory on 31 March, 1944; both "4 mots"; one NNW of Abbeville, the other S of Abbeville. Three Lancasters in the Düsseldorf/Gilze-Rijen area on 23 April, 1944. A Mosquito 8 km S of Alkmaar on 11 June, 1944. On the night of 21 June, 1944, he downed 5 Lancasters. A "4 mot" 40 km SW of Beacon "Biber" on 21 July, 1944. A "4 mot" in the Zoutkamp area on 18-19 August, 1944. Two "4 mots" at Düsseldorf on 23 September, 1944. His 34th, an "unidentified e/a" on 5 January, 1945. Deceased 16 September, 1990 Kiel (P. Bastin).
2830 Moell, A.ObltStfkpt 6/ZG-26 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 4463 "3U + AP" (lost 8/7/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA 7 August, 1941, cause and location unknown.
2831 Mohr, KlausHptmKdr II/KG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550213 "V4 + EP" (lost 8/12/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA after crashing near Scorcia, 12 August, 1943, cause unknown. Remaining crew(MIA): Ofw Fritz Weber, Observer; Ofw Ferdinand Loose, R/O and Fw Helmut Boos, Gunner. Jager Blatt 6/2004 & Ju 88 Loss List.
2832 Mohr, OttoFhr110/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780669 "Red 9 + I" (lost 9/19/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His G-6 crashed at Venlo Holland on 19 September, 1944, cause unknown, pilot returned (DeSwart & Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, a Typhoon at Bernay-Louviers on 17 August, 1944.
2833 Mohr, OttoLtI/KG-4He 177A-1 Werk # 15262 "VF + RL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 2 August, 1943 when he accidentally touched the waters of the Ammersee during a low level flight, killing the entire crew. Seems as tho the unit was being re-equiped with the He 177 at the time. Remaining crew: Fw Kurt Kunerz, Mechanic and Gefr Werner Moss, Gunner. Parts of the AC were found and are in a Museum in Oberschleissheim. Jager Blatt 3/2004.
2834 Möll, AlfredOblt6/ZG-26 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 4463 "3U + AP" (lost 8/7/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA 7 August, 1941 after being rammed by an enemy plane; one other MIA, one KIA, near Kingisepp. Bf 110 Loss List
2835 Moll, WilhelmUffz2/4/1913III/StG-77 (8/40 Caen) Ju 87B-1 Werk # 0519 "F1 + GP" (lost 8/18/40) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 18 August, 1940 during aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 602 Sq.. His AC crashed into the sea off Littlehampton, Sussex, England. Pilot buried CC, Plot 4, Row 4, Gr 47. His RO/Gunner, Uffz Schwemmer, managed to damage one of the Spitfires, piloted by F/Sgt Basil Whall, before he too, perished in the crash. Whall made an emergency landing just off the beach at Bognor Regis. Schwemmer buried in the War Cemetery at Bourdon France, Blk 32, Row 5, Gr 192. Sources: Weal-Osprey, M.Croft & D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
2836 Möllenbrok, Heinz GeorgLt4/6/1920Lemgo?3/KG-2Do 17Z-2 "U5 + LL" (lost 8/16/40) EK 2
Wound Badge
Class "C" Glider Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 16 August, 1940 after being shot down on his 20th mission and seriously wounded during the raid on RAF Hornchurch, Kent. He was the victim of British Hurricane pilot, Frank Higginson (or P/O Bryan Wicks) of RAF No. 56 Sq.. His Observer, Uffz Phillipp Hess (geb 1/11/15, Mainz-Kostheim), bailed successfully, with wounds, and was also taken prisoner; interned in Canada. Two crewmembers were killed: Gefr Gerhard Reinicke (10/12/19, Limbach), R/O and Gefr Johann Golob (12/19/14, Buer-Rosse), Gunner, both bailing out at too low an altitude. Möllenbrok was seriously injured, and brought to Wye Valley for treatment. Returned to Germany after three years as a POW. Representing the KG-2 Pilots Association, he layed the wreath on the graves of the crew of Do 217 #5314, on 14 October, 1998. Jager Blatt mention & LW Loss Report via Joe Potter. Added: the ac came down at Summerfield, near Staple, Kent. The injury was to his right hand, and may have been amputated. The two deceased crew are buried at CC, Plot 1, Row 2; Reinicke in Gr 37, Golob in Gr 38 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Moellenbrok.
2837 Moller, Hans JürgenLt1/4/1922Steinbach Hallenburg17FlgFr 6/JG-53 (3/41; 7/41 Sylt), Stab II/JG-53 (4/42 Cosimo;10/42), 1/JG-53 (1/43), 3/JG-53 (2/43)Bf 109F-2 in 6 Staffel, Bf 109F-4(Trop) Wk # 7160 "Yel 7 + -"(lost 2/11/42) in II Gruppe, 1 & 3 Staffel, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7460 (lost 4/8/42; flak at Valetta, pilot OK), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 15073 "White 5" (lost 3/25/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43 in absentia)
EK 1(3/8/42) & 2(10/20/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp in Gold
POW 25 March, 1943; shot down by flak north of Beja in "White 5". Uninjured in a takeoff accident from Comiso in "Yellow 7" on 11 February, 1942 at Comiso due to engine failure (Prien). Uninjured on 8 April, 1942 when his Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7460 was hit by flak at La Valetta, the AC a total loss (Prien). One known victim, his 1st, a Spitfire E of Deal on 7 May, 1941. Nos.2 & 3, both Blenheims at Maasmündung on 28 August, 1941. His 4th, a Whitley W of Callantsoog on 11 October, 1941. A Hurricane southeast of Insel Malta on 23 December, 1941. Also, a Fokker T VIII (actually a captured German He 115 used by the RAF for covert operations) on 5 February, 1942 and a Blenheim the next day. Recorded a Spitfire 15 km east of Marsa Scirocco (Malta) on 16 June, 1942 and another on 27 July, 1942. His 11th, a Spitfire in the Desert on 13 October, 1942. Shot down a Spitfire 3 km northeast of Ras-el-Walish on 24 October, 1942.His 14th, a Spitfire on 2 January, 1943. His 15th victory, a B-17 on 31 January, 1943. His 16th victory, a Spitfire on 27 February, 1943. Another Spitfire on 28 February, 1943.
2838 Möller, Herbert Erwin F.J.Uffz5/5/1916Krusenhagen2/LG-2Bf 109E-1 "L2 + K" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 August, 1940 during aerial combat with a Hurricane of No.56 Sq., piloted by P/O Kenneth Marston, crashing at Mackledons Farm, Bobbing, Kent. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 5, Row 1, Gr 12. Source: M.Croft & D.Drury. NOTE: The "F.J." in his Given name stands for Fritz Johannes.
Cannock Chase
2839 Möller, KlausOfw712/NJG-3, 7/NJG-2 (3/45) Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621800 "4R + LR" (5/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" in the Fulda District on 31 March, 1944. Another "4 mot", same day, at Kalenbrück-Erlangen. A "4 mot" 60 km N of Thisted on 8 May, 1944. A "4 mot" N of Krefeld on 21 July, 1944. A 5th, a "4 mot" 40 km W of Hamburg on 29 July, 1944. A 6th, Lancaster "KB751" off the Danish Island of Sejero, 17 August, 1944. A 7th, a "4 mot" SW of Rostock on 12 September, 1944. A Wellington on 2 October, 1944, no location given. Magnus Report, 14 victories. Boiten 12 victories. Added: At least one source has reported that Möller was the pilot of Wk# 621800 which deserted to Porto Portugal on 1 May, 1945 with Oblt Walter Briegleb (D.Drury).
2840 Möllerfriedrich, RudolfOblt1Stfkpt 6/JG-2 (3/40)Bf 109E-4(lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 18 August, 1940 after aerial combat with Spitfires near Portsmouth, after downing his one victory, a Spitfire over the Isle of Wight. Added: The Spitfire credited with the victory was from No. 234 Sq., piloted by Flt Lt Pat Hughes. The ac crashed at Tapnell Farm, east of Freshwater, Isle of Wight (D.Drury).
2841 Möllerke, KurtUffz192454/JG-3 (5/44), I/JG-3 (12/44)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490159 "Green 14" (lost 12/24/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 24 December, 1944. 55 Missions. Shot down in August by a P-47 as he was taking off. He was hospitalized and just returned to JG-3 when he was again shot down near Lüttich on 24 December, 1944 by a P-51 after several engine hits. He jumped and was promptly taken prisoner. His interrogators found him arrogant and confident that von Rundstedts offensive would succeed. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 S of Dessau on 30 May, 1944. His 2nd, a P-51 at Brionne on 15 June, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 (HSS)at Taverny on 6 August, 1944. His 4th, a P-47 8 km E of Dreux on 18 August, 1944. His 5th, a Lancaster at Bottrop-Recklinghausen on 12 December, 1944.
2842 Möllers, RudolfGefr10/JG-27 (8/44 France; 12/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6/U2 Werk # 413534 "White 5 + I" (lost 8/16/44), Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330303 "Red 4 + I" (lost 12/17/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 December, 1944 during aerial combat SE of Düren. His G-6 reported lost south of Druex on 16 August, cause unknown, pilot returned.
2843 Molnar, LaszloObltHungary231/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42), 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (8/43), 101/3 Ftr Sq. "Puma" (5/44 Szolnok Hungary)R.2000 Heja II, Bf 109G-6 "V3 + 84" (8/43), Bf 109G-6 "Blk 66" (2/44), Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 48" (7/44)Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords(2/44)
EK 1(1/44) & 2(8/43)
Wound Badge (9/2/42)
Ftr.Oper.Clasp
KIA 7 August, 1944 (H. Breuer)
2844 Möltgen, PeterUffz9/KG-26He 111H-4 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 15 August, 1940 after crashing into the sea 100 km off the German coast returning from a bombing mission against British airfields and industrial targets over northern England. The entire crew were killed in the crash.
2845 Mommsen, PeterLt1/6/1921IV/KG-3Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6170 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 21 August, 1942; missing in the Hautrage area. Source: A. Rosseels.
2846 Momutain, HenryLt5/Schl.G-1Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670353 "C" (lost 8/23/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 23 August, 1943 by Soviet flak, crashing at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu.4132.
2847 Mönke, Friedrich FritzFwErg/JG-2Bf 109E-7 Werk# 6478Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 16 August, 1941; Unknown reason, crashed into the sea east of Cherbourg, Map Quadrant 1014/15 West. Mombeek MIA List.
2848 Möricke, FriedrichMaj9/5/1902Kdr II/KG-76 (8/40 Creil)Do 17Z & Ju 88ABomber Operational ClaspChannel pilot. Also spelled Moericke. Added: Maj Möricke was KIA 24 August, 1940 while flying as observer for Oblt Karl Schulte (geb 6/11/14). They were sd during combat over Manston and crashed into the English Channel off the Kent coast. An unnamed R/O was unhurt (disposition unknown) and the gunner was a War Correspondent, Erwin Bleeck Wagner, disposition unknown. Maj Möricke & Oblt Schulte were buried at Lommel, , Blk 42; Möricke in Gr 387 and Schulte in Gr 535 (D.Drury)
Lommel, Belgium
2849 Moritz, HeinzFw2/NJG-3 (Germany)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360241 (70% dam 8/3/43)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 August, 1943 at Neumünster by enemy fire, no mention of crew disposition (Ju 88 Loss List).
2850 Moritz, WilhelmMaj6/29/1913Hamburg Altona44II/ZG-1, 6/JG-77, Stafkpt 11/JG-1(2/42), Stafkpt 12/JG-51, II/JG-3, Kdr IV/JG-3(8/44), Kdr II/JG-4Bf 109E "Yel 1" in JG-77, Fw 190A-3 Wk# 422 "Blk 1 + o" in 11/JG-1, Fw 190A-8/R2 Wk# 681382 "Blk <<" in IV/JG-3 RK(7/18/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(44)
EP(10/11/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Prior to his JG-1 assignment, he was in II/ZG-1 (flying Bf 110) in 9/39 and II/JG-77. 12 Bombers. 500+ combat missions. His first known Soviet victory, while in 12/JG-51, an Il-2 SSE of Surazh on 30 October, 1942. An Il-2 25 km SE of Velikiye Luki on 3 December, 1942. Two Il-2s 15 km N of Velikiye Luki on 8 December, 1942. Two Il-2s in the Velikiye Luki area on 17 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 7 January, 1943. An RZ on 10 April, 1943, in 12/JG-51. A P-39 on 8 May, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 5 July, 1943. Two MiG-3s on 10 July, 1943. Five victories on 13 July, 1943. His 34th victory, a B-24 at Westerwald, SE of Bonn, on 22 April, 1944. His 35th, a B-24 (HSS) near Salzwebel-Klötz on 29 April, 1944. His 40th, a B-24 (HSS) in the Oschersleben area on 7 July, 1944. His 41st, a B-17 in the Kempten area on 18 July, 1944. His 42nd, a B-24 at Mürzzuschlag on 23 August, 1944. A B-24 in the Kassel vicinity on 27 September, 1944. Due to complete exhaustion, in November 1944, he took command of IV/EJG-1, flying the Bf 109G & Fw 190A, training replacements until April 1945, when he took over II/JG-4. Survived the war. Photo


(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
On 7 July 1944, under leadership of Hauptmann Moritz, IV.(Sturm) Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 3 'Udet' and 2 Gruppen of Bf 109s from Jagdgeschwader 300 led by Major Walther Dahl, they distinguished themselves exceptionally by shooting down 28 four-engined bombers of the USAAF. (Youngs)

2851 Morr, HansHptm19111215/KG-40 (3/43), Kdr III/ZG-1 (3/44, formerly III/JG-76), Stab III/JG-76 (10/44), Kdr IV/JG-53 (10/44 Neuhausen)Ju 88C, Bf 110, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462976 "Black << +" (lost 10/29/44) in JG-53
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Fighter Operational Clasps
KIA 29 October, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51s of 354FG at Neibsheim, near Bretten, in the Karlsruhe area. One known victory, a B-17 on 23 March, 1943. A Sunderland of RAF No. 10 Sq. on 17 May, 1943. A B-24 on 1 June, 1943. A Hampden of RAF No. 415 Sq. on 14 June, 1943. A Halifax on 21 July, 1943. Another Halifax on 16 August, 1943. A B-24D on 18 August, 1943. A Beaufort on 23 August, 1943. A B-24D near Cape Finisterre on 27 August, 1943. A P-47 at Heming on 15 October, 1944.
2852 Mors, AugustLt6/19/1921 Sigmaringen, Württemberg - Hohenzollern 60Gefr in 6/JG-5 (7/42), Stfkpt 1/JG-5 (7/44)Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13764 "Yellow 7" (lost 6/15/43), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 165828 "White 4" (lost 8/6/44) RK(10/24/44 Post)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/14/44)
EP(4/10/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
DOW 8 August, 1944 after being shot down in ""White 4" with severe wounds on 6 August, 1944. One known victory, his 1st Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 9 January, 1943. Two Soviet I-153s near the Louchi I airfield on 9 August, 1943. Shot down 15 June, 1943 in "Yellow 7", he landed behind enemy line, but returned safely a few days later. Two Soviet Hurricanes on 24 September, 1943. Two Il-2s on 14 February, 1944. Three more on 27 Feb., 1944. He had a total of 48 victories over the Northern Front. His first known western victory, a P-47 at Rosieres-Santerre on 7 July, 1944. A Typhoon at Tricqueville on 13 July, 1944. A P-47 at Riviere- Thibouville on 14 July, 1944. A triple victory on 18 July, 1944, all three P-38s; two at Le Neubourg and one at Fleury-sur-Andelle. Two Typhoons at Caen and one at Lisieux on 19 July, 1944. A Spitfire at Les Andelys on 25 July, 1944. A P-47 at Nogent-le-Rotrou on 4 August, 1944. On 6 August, 1944 after an attack on a four-engine bomber, his 12th western victory, and only bomber victory, a B-17 over Beaumont France, he was forced to bail out, but came down in a tree and died of injuries on 8 August, 1944, in a hospital at Clichy. Photo.
2853 Morselli, LtGr. BuscagliaSM.79 Werk # MM24048 "B3-03" (lost 8/11/44)Bomber Operational ClaspShot down by German flak on 11 August, 1944, at Zemun Yugoslavia after takeoff. No mention of crew disposition. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
2854 Mörti, HansUffz1(H)/11Fw 189A-1 Werk # 0207 "6M +IH" (lost 8/2/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 2 August, 1942,cause unknown, location not reported. His Observer, Oblt Wilhelm Kern, and an unnamed 3rd crewman also MIA. Obs Loss List
2855 Morzinek, WilliOfw104/JG-2 (6/41), 1/JG-2 (10/42), 7/JG-2 (3/44)Bf 109G Werk # 10232 (lost 3/6/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds and bailed just before his crippled craft hit the ground near Lingen on 6 March, 1944, during aerial combat with a P-47 of 355FG, flown by Capt Walter Koraleski. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire west of Le Touquet on 21 June, 1941. His 2nd, Spitfire east of Dungeness on 23 June, 1941. His 3rd, Spitfire southeast of Dunkirk on 25 June, 1941. His 4th Spitfire 25 km NW of Le Touquet on 21 September, 1941. His 5th, another Spitfire 10 km W of Berck on 27 September, 1941. His 6th, a Spitfire on 4 May, 1942. Another Spitfire on 19 August, 1942. His 8th, a Spitfire 60 km northwest of Fecamp on 2 October, 1942. A 9th, a B-17 20 km E of Charleville on 2 March, 1944. An 10th, a B-24 3 km NW of Echire by Niort on 5 March, 1944. Magnus Report, 12 victories. Alternate spelling: Morzinnek.
2856 Mosch,Uffz38/JG-2Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 5 km west of Loire Estuary on 3 January, 1943. A 2nd B-17 near St. Nazaire on 29 May, 1943. A 3rd, a Spitfire on 31 August, 1943.
2857 Moser, HansFw43/JG-300Bf 109G-14/AS (lost 9/23/44 at Gahrow)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 23 September, 1944 when he overturned on landing at Gahrow after an operation (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 30 km W of Wiener-Neustadt on 26 June, 1944. A 2nd & 3rd, both B-24s, one SE of Linz, the other at Brucka.d. Mur, on 25 July, 1944. A 4th, a B-24 S of Plattensee on 22 August, 1944.
2858 Moser, JohannFw11/1/19137/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7069 "9K + FR" (lost 8/19/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew off Bognor 19 August, 1940; shot down by Spitfires of No. 602 Sq. while on a sortie to Little Rissington (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Moser buried at CC/1/3/95. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Bachauer, R/O (KIA; bur Littlehampton Cem., War Graves Plot, Sec D, Gr 4419); Fw Wilhelm Haak, Flt Engr (KIA; bur CC/1/3/96) and Fw Max Schachtner, Gnr (KIA; believed bur in the German War Cem., Bourdon (Fr), Blk 14, Row 1, Gr 28). Schachtner's body washed ashore near Oye-Plage some 6 1/2 weeks after this loss (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2859 Moser, WernerUffz57/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.), 8/JG-1 (7/44 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413619 "Black 14" (lost 7/27/44) in JG-1
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 27 July, 1944 during aerial combat in the Rouen area. His wounds were so severe, he remained out of combat until February, 1945. His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 26 August, 1943. A 2nd Soviet, an Il-2 on 13 October, 1943. A 3rd Soviet, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 27 November, 1943. A 4th Soviet, an Il-2 (m.H.) W of Dmitrovka on 20 December, 1943. One known western victory, his 5th, a P-51 near Caen/Lisieux on 12 July, 1944.
2860 Moses, HeinzUffz7/JG-5Bf 109G-6 Werk# 441850 "White 6"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 4 August, 1944; Aerial combat near Salzwedel-Wittenberge. Mombeek MIA List.
2861 Mossdorf, Martin DrHptm1/10/1916Grimma, SachsenI/StG-76 (Med), I/StG-3, Stfkpt in II/StG-3, Stfkpt 3/StG-3, Kdr I/StG-3 (7/42)Ju 87R-4s "S7 + BL", S7 + DB & S7 + DK" all at Gazala, May 1942, Ju 87D-3 Trop Werk # 2655 "S7 + MB" (lost 11/11/42) RK(9/3/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/19/42)
EP(2/9/42)
EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. NN "Mosskopf". In May 1942 his R/O was War Reporter Hanns Gross. British POW 11 November, 1942 when his unit was attacked by 40 Kittyhawks and he was shot down. He managed to crash his burning AC and he and R/O August Brandt became British prisoners. He was released in February, 1947. 160+ missions mostly in Africa and the Med. Deceased 11 February, 2002 Munich (P. Bastin).
2862 Möszner, WernerFw9/JG-26 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16394 "Yellow 12" (80% dam 8/19/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 19 August, 1943 during aerial combat in "Yellow 12" by B-17 return fire at Waalwijk Holland, N of Breda. He bailed successfully, but suffered severe burns. Alternate spelling: Mossner
2863 Moycis, RudolfOfw99/JG-27 (Crete Schwarm 9/42), 7/JG-27 (10/43; 4/44 Crete), 10/JG-27 (10/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F & G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # ? "White 9 + I" (Crete, Spring, 1944), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 784020 "Red 1 + I" (lost 10/20/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 October, 1944 during aerial combat east of Benerode. Shot down 5 July, 1942 by a P-40 of SAAF No. 2 Sq., piloted by either Lt Burdon or Lt Bryant. He force landed 8 miles E of El Alamein. One known victory, a Spitfire of RAF No. PRU 2, piloted by Flt Lt Day, north of Rethymon N. Africa on 22 September, 1942. Another Spitfire of PRU 2, piloted by P/O Leng (POW), over Tymbaktion, S. Crete on 30 September, 1942. His 3rd, a B-24 10 km west of Amfissa Greece, 5 October, 1943. His 4th, a Baltimore north of Insel Crete, 31 December, 1943. A 5th, a B-26 10 km W of Insel Leros (Greece) on 25 February, 1944. A 6th, a B-26 in northern Crete on 4 March, 1944. A 7th & 8th, both SM 84s (?) 30 km NE of Brindisi on 14 May, 1944. A 9th, a P-51 NW of Meru on 18 August, 1944.
2864 Mrohe, KonstantinUffz13/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173820 "Yellow 15" (lost 10/7/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA in October, 1944, crashing in the Baumbach area, cause not reported. One known victory, a Spitfire at Sarcelles on 23 August, 1944.
2865 Mrotzeck, FritzLt192/JG-3Bf 109F in 42, Bf 109K & Fw 190D in 44EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 December, 1944 (Magnus). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 1 July, 1942. His 2nd, a MiG-1 on 8 July, 1942. A 3rd, a Yak-1 on 9 August, 1942. A 4th & 5th, a Pe-2 and a LaGG-3 on 20 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 3 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 6 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 28 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 29 September, 1942. Three Il-2s on 9 October, 1942. A Pe-2 on 16 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 25 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 November, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 2 November, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 3 November, 1942. A MiG-1 on 5 November, 1942.
2866 Mrotzek, Fw1Mtt. Regensburg Industrie StaffelBf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 at Regensburg on 17 August, 1943.
2867 Müchnow, GüntherUffz8/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20533 "Black 5" (dam 8/22/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 August, 1943 during aerial combat with Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin, location not reported. Bf 109 Loss List & S. Pietrzak.
2868 Mücke, PaulUffz1/31/19206/KG-54 (8/43 Germany), 1/Fl.ü.G.-1 (12/44)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300047 "B3 + GP" (40% dam 8/3/43), Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620896 "BX + HW" (lost 12/2/44)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 2 December, 1944; sd by enemy fighters at Ützhausen hile making a delivery flight. Pilot buried in the War Graves Cemetery at Bad Salzschlirf. Remaining crew (KIA): R/O Fw Alfred Stier and Engr Fw Helmut Kressner, neither gravesite known. Injured with one other unnamed crew while making an emergency landing at Rückersdorf on 3 August, 1943 (Ju 88 Loss List).
2869 Mueller, HansOfw3(F)/122Ju 188D-2 "F6 + GL" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 6 August, 1944 at Corseul France, no further deail given. Remaining crew; Lt Friedrich Lauter, Observer (KIA and interned at Mont de Huisnes); Fw Walter Eppel, WIA & POW; Ofw Engelbert Klauser, WIA & POW and Uffz Josef Plocher, WIA & POW. Source: D.Dahiot
2870 Muer,Oblt111/JG-76Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-38 NW of Magny-en-Vexin on 25 August, 1944. May have come from ZG-76.
2871 Muhlack, HeinzFw2/KG-26Ju 88A-17 Werk # 800614 "3Z + HK" (lost 8/19/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew, 19 August, 1944 when their ac crashed in the Rhöne Valley (Rhonetal) France, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ogefr Alois Baumgartner, R/O; Ogefr Hans Hinz, Ogefr Gerhard Rohnstock and Uffz Heinz Wagner. Remaining crew designations unknown; pilot name selected due to his rank (D.Drury).
2872 Mühlbauer, OttoUffz2/16/192128/JG-27 (9/43 Greece; 7/44 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15993 (lost 9/28/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161771 "Red 8 + I" (lost 7/2/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 2 July, 1944 during aerial combat 15km south of Caen, bailed safely. Injured in a crash SE of Athens on 28 September, 1943 due to engine trouble. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 50 km N of Brück-a.d.-Mür on 24 May, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 (HSS) 50 km N of Brück-a.d.-Mür, later same day. Deceased 4 August, 1998.
2873 Mühlen-Schulte, HansOblt2/4/19123(F)/33Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1313 "8H + OL" (lost 8/19/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 19 August, 1941, when flying as Observer for Fw S.Hilk, their ac failed to return from a reconnaissance mission over the Ukraine. See Fw Hilk profile for additional detail (D.Drury & LOCS).
2874 Mühliesen, OttoFw1II/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 17 August, 1944.
2875 Mühlschwein, HeinrichUffz8/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19234 "Black 9" (lost 8/11/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 August, 1943; his ac exploded in flight due to enemy fire at Charkow-Rogan.
2876 Mühlthaler, JosefLt9/30/1916Minich8/StG-1Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5236 (lost 8/28/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 28 August, 1940 when he collided mid-air with another Ju 87 piloted by Oblt Wolfgang Kathe, also KIFA. he collision took place slightly north of Deauville, Lower Normandy while on a domestic flight. Mühlthaler's R/O-Gnr, Ogefr Georg Zeulner was also killed. No known graves for the crew of Wk# 5236 (D.Drury). NOTE: It seems reasonable that this crew would also be buried at La Cambe (Fr) with the others, which leads one to believe there is a spelling discrepancy re the name Mühlthaler.
2877 Muhr, WalterUffz5/KG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3982 "V4 + AN" (lost 8/23/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 23 August, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2878 Mulfinger, KarlUffz5/JG-54Fw 190A-5 "Black ?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 August, 1943, location unknown.
2879 Müller-Dühe, GerhardLt4/13/1918Havelberg52/JG-26(9/39), 7/JG-26(8/40)Bf 109E-1 "A" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 August, 1940 over England in aerial combat with two Hurricanes of RAF No. 32 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Peter Brothers & P/O Boleslaw Wlasnowolski. He was hit by a short machine gun burst, and his E-1 caught fire. Plane and pilot went into a steep dive and crashed in a field at Chilham, Kent. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Row 5, Gr 183 (M.Croft & D.Drury). His first victory was a Hurricane "L-1950" of RAF No. 504 Sq. over Brussels on 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, another Hurricane, at Ostende, 28 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Dover on 25 July, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Dover-Folkestone on 14 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire of RAF No. 64 Sq., piloted by P/O Ralph Roberts (POW) E of Dover on 15 August, 1940. Alternate spelling: Müller-Duehe or Mueller-Duhe
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Clockwise from left: JG26 Group: Lt. Walter Blume (POW 18 Aug 40), Lt. Werner Bartels (POW 24 Jul 40), Lt. Josef Schauff (KIA 24 Jul 40), Lt. Klaus Mietusch (KIA Sept 17 44), Oblt. Gerhard 'Gerd' Schöpfel, Lt. Gerhard Mueller-Dühe (KIA 18 Aug 40), and Lt. Gustav Sprick (KIA 28 Jun 41) (in front) - Chièvres, late May 1940.



Cannock Chase
2880 Müller-Haagen, RainerFw8Eins.4/JGr-Süd (8/43), 3/JGr-200 (7/44)Fw 190AEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 July, 1944 (Magnus). One known victory, a B-17 E of Erquieres on 17 August, 1943. A P-38 20 km S of La Seyne-sur-Mer on 11 March, 1944. A B-26 30 km S of the Beaudui Gulf on 14 April, 1944. A 2nd, a P-38 80 km S of St. Tropez on 28 April, 1944. A 3rd, a P-38 10 km S of Cuers on 29 April, 1944. A 6th, a B-24 SW of Cannes on 25 May, 1944. A 7th, a P-51 at the Gulf e Lion on 27 May, 1944. His last victory, a P-51 at the Gulf of Lion on 5 July, 1944, the date of his death. Alternate spelling: Müller-Hagen.
2881 Müller-Hinsdorf, WaltherUffz22/JG-5 (5/42), 11/JG-5 (8/43)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufort 25 km southwest of Orre on 17 May, 1942. A 2nd, a Hampden on 2 August, 1943.
2882 Müller,Fw13/JG-26 (8/43)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire 5 km S of Dover on 14 August, 1943. This is most likely Robert Müller before being transferred to JG-5. A Jager Blatt article 2/1998 put him in JG-26 over England before JG-5.
2883 Müller,Lt12/JG-302Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 near Blechhammer on 7 August, 1944. This could be Lt Franz Müller.
2884 Müller,Fw210/JG-76Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, both P-38s at Creil on 25 August, 1944. This may be a Müller from a Destroyer unit, as JG-76 was formed from ZG-76.
2885 Müller, Uffz1Stab/JG-77 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known Soviet victory, a DB-7 on 13 August, 1942.
2886 Müller, AlfredFhjOfw16 4/JG-27 (5/43), 5/JG-27 (early '44 Wiesbaden), Stab II/JG-27 (7/44) Bf 109G (Trop) in 5/43, Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk "Black 18" (Wiesbaden in 3/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/1/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(5/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1944 (Magnus). 4 bombers. One known Desert victory, a P-38 10 km northwest of Marettimo on 10 May, 1943. His 2nd, a B-24D 30 km south of Crotone on 11 July, 1943. His 3rd, a Spitfire 10 km northeast of Catania on 16 July, 1943. His 4th, a B-17 on 6 September, 1943. His 5th, a P-47 in the Hagen-Wuppertal area on 22 February, 1944. His 7th, a P-51 15 km E of Wesendorf on 8 April, 1944. His 8th, same day, another P-51 E of Wesendorf, N of Oranienburg. A 9th, a P-38 E of Raab on 14 July, 1944. A 10th, a P-51 at Schliersee on 19 July, 1944. An 11th, a B-17 at Vilshofen on 21 July, 1944. A 12th, a P-51 at Mürzzuschlag on 25 July, 1944. A 13th, a P-38 E of Graz on 26 July, 1944. A 14th, a P-51 in the Budapest area on 27 July, 1944. A 15th, an Auster III NE of Villers-Bocage on 28 July, 1944. A 16th, a P-51 at Thüringen, S of Arnstädt, on 29 July, 1944. His 15th per OKL, a P-51 S of Gentheim on 5 August, 1944. A 16th, a B-17 20 km NW of Wiener-Neustadt on 7 August, 1944.
2887 Müller, AlfredUffz18/JG-53Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 at Calw, S of Pförzheim, on 3 August, 1944.
2888 Müller, AugustMaj49StabsStaffel/JG-51 (3/43 S.U.), 8/JG-51 (5/43), Stab/JG-51 (8/44 S.U.)Bf 109G & Fw 190A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6April, 1945. One known victory, his 2nd, a Potez 63 10 km south of Amiens, 6 June, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, Three Il-2s and a MiG-3 on 4 March, 1943. Two MiG-3s on 5 March, 1943. An Il-2 on 7 March, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 17 March, 1943. Two Il-2s on 6 May, 1943. An SB-2 on 9 May, 1943. A Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 8 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 20 July, 1943. A Pe-2 on 24 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 26 July, 1943. A LaGG-3 and a P-39 on 1 August, 1943. A P-39 on 2 August, 1943. Two MiG-3s on 4 August, 1943. A Boston, a LaGG-5 and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 7 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) and a LaGG-3 in the Dukhovshchina-Yelnva areas on 16 August, 1943. Three DB-3s and an Il-2 (m.H.) in the Dyatkovo area on 24 August, 1943. A Boston N of Konotop on 7 September, 1943. A LaGG-3 at Orscha on 14 October, 1943. A Yak-7 on 10 November, 1943. A Pe-2 33 km SE of Gomel on 22 November, 1943. A Yak-7 on 24 January, 1944. A Pe-2 on 7 August, 1944. A Yak-7 on 9 August, 1944. Three Il-2s on 14 October, 1944.
2889 Müller, AugustGefr511/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6653 "Black 4" (lost 7/14/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 14 July, 1941 in the Tolotschin-Orscha area, cause not reported; returned..
2890 Müller, August WilhelmOfw24/JG-3 (6/40 Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6138 (lost 9/9/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 9 September, 1940 after being shot down by an English fighter off Newhaven. His E-1 crashed into the sea, but he bailed safely, landing in a field in East Sussex, and was detained by farmer John Goldsmith until a Canadian soldier took him into captivity. His first known victory, a Potez 63, 10 km south of Amiens on 6 June, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane on 9 September, 1940 over Britain. Muller died in Hamburg in 1960.
2891 Müller, EberhardUffzLastensegler FS -1Ju 52G-6e Werk # 3016 "BJ + YQ" (90% dam 8/22/41)Wound Badge
Transport Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at the Langendieback airport 22 August, 1941; struck an obstruction. Remaining crew (Injured): Gefrs Alfred Bednardsky and Martin Kohl.
2892 Müller, EmilUffz1/27/1909Helfersdorf4/JG-3Bf 109E-1 Werk# 6221 (lost 8/26/40)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 August, 1940; Combat with a fighter, area of Canterbury. Mombeek MIA List. Added: Per the VDK (German Burials), Müller is listed as "Missing at Sea". His body was discovered at sea after he crashed off Whitstable, Kent, but was not recovered (D.Drury).
2893 Müller, ErnstFw4/10/1913Oberflockenbach4/KG-55He 111P Werk # unk "G1 + LM" (lost 8/16/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 16 August, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of No.1 Sq and Spitfires of No.602 Sq.. The ac crashed and exploded at Northchapel, Sussex. Remaining crew (KIA): Hptm Wladimir Sabler, Obs (bur CC/9/4/22); Fw Walter Magerhans, R/O (bur CC/1/5/155); Uffz Erich Schmidtke, Flt Engr (bur CC/1/5/154) and Gefr Albin Szymanowski, Gnr (bur CC/9/4/22). Fw Müller is buried at CC, Plot 9, Row 4, Gr 22 (collective) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2894 Müller, ErwinLt204/JG-77 (8/42 S.U.), JG-7Bf 109F & G (Trop)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 14 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 23 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 12 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 21 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 22 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 2 October, 1942. One known Desert victory, his 14th, a Kittyhawk on 11 January, 1943. His 15th, a P-38 on 18 January, 1943. His 18th, a Spitfire in the Pescara Italy area on 29 April, 1944. His 19th, a P-51 over Italy on 1 May, 1944. A 20th, a B-24 SW of Trieste Italy on 10 June, 1944. Magnus, final victory count may be higher.
2895 Müller, FerdinandOblt39/JG-2 (1/43), Stfkpt 1/JG-2 (7/43)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 530147 (lost 8/16/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1943 in aerial combat over Le Bourget and Poix airfields, under attack by the Eighth Air Force AC. One known victory, a B-17 on 3 January, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 near Brest on 16 April, 1943. A 3rd, a Spitfire IX 55 km NNW of Caen on 27 July, 1943.
2896 Müller, FriedrichOfw6/Sch.G-2(7/43), 6/StG-77 (5/44), 9/SG-10Fw 190A-5/U3, Fw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
Russian POW in August, 1944. Thought to have died in a Soviet POW Camp. Jager Blatt article.
2897 Müller, Friedrich Karl "Nasen" Maj12/4/1911Sulzbach, Saar30 5/KGzbV-172(9/39), I/KG-50(12/42), Stab/JG-301, 1/JG-300(6/43), Stfkpt 1/NJGr-10, Kdr I/NJG-11 (8/44 to end) He 177, Fw 190A-6 Wk# 550453 "Green 3" & Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550717 (lost 10/22/43; crash @ Gummelsbach due to engine fire) in JG-300, Bf 109G-10/AS "Green 3" also in JG-300, Bf 109G-6/AS "Red 2" in 1/NJG-10, Bf 109G-14 (w/30 vics on Rudder) & Fw 190A (both in NJG-11) RK(7/27/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/19/43)
EP(11/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Transport & Night Fighter Oper.Clsp in Brnz
52 missions as a Night Fighter. 30 Night victories, 23 of them with the "Wilde Sau" unit. One known victory, a Halifax at Margraf Cologne on 4 July, 1943, believed to be the first "Wilde Sau" victory. Two known victories on 11 August, 1943, a Halifax 5 km NNE of the Biblis airfield and a 2nd Halifax at Vermütlich, N of Heidelberg. A Lancaster 10 km NW of Swinemünde on 17 August, 1943. Two Stirlings in the Berlin area on 24 August, 1943. A Lancaster 25 km SE of Munich on 7 September, 1943. A Mosquito at Eindhoven on 23 August, 1944. A Lancaster NW of Frankfurt a. Main on 12 September, 1944. Another double victory, both Lancasters on 4 December, 1944; one at Wörth-Lautersbad, the other SW of Karlsrühe. His 28th, an "e/a" on 14 January, 1945. His last known victories, his 29th & 30th, were both "e/a" on 21 February, 1945. He flew the He 177 in KG-50. Nicknamed "Nasen Müller". Another source notes the Werk Number for his A-6 as "350453", the 3 replacing the 5. Deceased 2 November, 1987.
2898 Müller, Friedrich Karl "Tutti"Obstlt12/25/1916Berlin Lichterfelde1408/JG-53(5/40), Stfkpt 1/JG-53(12/41 Malta), Kdr I/JG-53(7/42), Kdr I/JG-3(11/42), Kdr JG-3(3/44)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5251 (ditched at sea 9/15/40; rescued), Bf 109E-4 "Black RK(9/14/41)-EL(9/23/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/7/44)
EP(12/13/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIFA 29 May, 1944 when he crashed upon landing at Salzwedel after his G-6 Werk# 410827 stalled at low level. uninjured in a crash in Wk# 14510 at Bizerta on 25 January, 1943; overturned on landing. 600 combat missions. 3 Unconfirmed victories. 100 victories in the East. 23 bombers, 17 at night. His first victory, a Hawk-75A 15 km west of Amiens, 27 May, 1940. Nos.3 & 4, both Morane 406s at Compiegne on 5 June, 1940. His 5th, a Morane 406 at Compiegne on 7 June, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire at Dungeness on 6 September, 1940. . Also known to have flown Bf 109E "White 2" of III/JG-53, much earlier. While serving in Russia, he once achieved 50 victories within one month. His 26th victory, a Soviet I-61 on 3 June, 1942. His 30th, a LaGG-3 3 km E of the Sossue-Obaja airfield on 3 July, 1942. A triple, one of many, on 12 August, 1942: an Il-2 and two MiG-3s. Two MiG-1s and three Il-2s on 30 August, 1942. Seven victories on 7 September, 1942; a Yak-1, a MiG-1, and five Il-2s, all in the Bhf. Kotluban area. He served briefly as Kdr IV(Sturm)/JG-3 in February, 1944. His 120th victory, a B-17 SW of Burg on 8 March, 1944. His 125th, a B-24 (HSS) 40 km N of Rügen on 9 April, 1944. His 140th, a B-17 in the Frankfurt area on 12 May, 1944.
2899 Müller, FritzOfw410(Nacht)/ZG-1, 5/NJG-200 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet A-20 Boston on 29 March, 1943. A 2nd, an SB-2 on the night of 15-16 June, 1943. A 3rd, a DB-3 on the night of 24-25 June, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 on 30 August, 1943.
2900 Müller, Fritz R.G.Lt12/17/192023 8/JG-53 (3/42), 7/JG-53 (3/44 Italy), 10/JG-53 (8/44), 11/JG-7 (2/45), EKdo 262, III/JG-7 Bf 109E, F & Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161948 "White 15 + I" (lost 4/12/44; WIA in combat south of Todi Italy, bailed safely) in JG-53, Me 262A-1a Werk # 500491 & Wk# 170059 (later to KG-51)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
While in III/JG-7 on 4 April, 1945, he shot down a B-24 "TrounbleNMind" of the 448BG flown by Capt. John M. Ray, using the deadly R4M air-to-air missles. Six of the crew parachuted safely. The B-24 split in two. Magnus Report. His 262 (actually the mount of Oblt Heinz Arnold) is on display at the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.. His first victory believed to be a Spitfire over Malta on 22 March, 1942. His 8th, a Spitfire 15 km E of Mantua on 17 February, 1944. Victories 9, 10, & 11, three Spitfires in the Pomezia area on 19 February, 1944. His 12th, a P-38 at Cassino on 15 March, 1944. His 14th, a Spitfire S of Anzio on 29 March, 1944. His 17th, a B-17 SW of Lüneburg on 24 August, 1944. An 18th, a Mosquito in the Salzburg area on 26 November, 1944. 6 victories in the Me 262. One known Me 262 victory, a B-17 NW of Dresden on 21 March, 1945. A 2nd, a B-24 near Lüneburg on 25 March, 1945. His 20th, a B-24 S of Bremen on 4 April, 1945. A P-47 on 9 April, 1945. His 22nd, a B-17 W of Prag, over Elbschleife, on 17 April, 1945.


Müller with his new Me 262A ( WrkNr. 170059) at Leipheim

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