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3001 Nötzel, AlfredOfw10/4/1914Ossafeld E. Prussia6/KG-3 (6/39), 1/KG-28 (11/39), 7/KG-26 (3/40-6/41)), Techniches Btl.-Rechlin (6/41-8/43)He 111H in KG 26, He 111H-6 of 15/KG-6 (lost 8/10/43)
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Silver
KIC 10 August, 1943 near Cleve during a test flight in the H-6 of 15/KG-6, cause not known. Source: Kevin Huckfield.
3002 Novarro, AntonioLtSpain15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9545 (lost 8/7/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 7 August, 1942 in a mid-air collision at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 64733.
3003 Nowack, HorstLtIV/LG-1 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5579 "??" (lost 8/2/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew as he accidentally flew into the ground at Deutsch-Latenburg 2 August, 1943 (Ju 88 Loss List).
3004 Nowak, Heinz HansOfw1/1/191633/JG-2 (11/43)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175125 (lost 12/17/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 17 December, 1944; Shot down by multiple P-47s but bailed successfully near Eschweiler. More than likely, taken prisoner by American infantry, but not noted on the Loss Report. One known victory, a B-17 at Strijen, SW of Dordrecht on 5 November, 1943. A 2nd, a Spitfire IX at Montmorency on 23 August, 1944. A 3rd, a P-38 at Titz on 12 October, 1944. Alternate spelling: Nowack.
3005 Nozika, Erich Uffz18/JG-2 (8/43), 12/JG-2 (10/43) Fw 190A-5 Werk# 410211 (lost 10/23/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 23 October, 1943; Combat, crashed into the sea at Lannion, Map Quadrant 4087/15 West. Mombeek MIA List. His one known victory, a Typhoon on 15 August, 1943. Alternate spelling: Nozikz or Nezicka.
3006 Nüssle, KurtUffz12/21/1921Ulm49/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 734007 "White 13 + I" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 in aerial battle during the attack on the Asch airfield by Allied fighters. His remains were excavated in As-Lanklaar, near Asch, in the mid 90s. Buried Lommel, Block 57/13 (Rosseels). His first known victory, two Soviet LaGG-5s on 19 July, 1944. Nos. 3 & 4, a P-40 and a Yak-9 on 17 August, 1944.
Lommel, Belgium
3007 Nyemetz, JanosOffz CandHungary101/3 Ftr. Sq.Bf 109G-6Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 August, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51s. Source: Punka-Osprey.
3008 Oberheide, HeinzFw64/NJG-3 (8/43), 6/NJG-2 (8/44), 7/NJG-3 (2/45)Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621445 "D5 + DR" (lost 2/8/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA with one other unnamed crew 8 February, 1945 during a night operation flight, crashing at Agathenburg , near Stade, due to a fuel shortage (Boiten & Ju 88 Loss List). One known victory, a Halifax 12 km W of Peenemünde on 17 August, 1943. A 2nd, a "4 mot Flzg." 20 km NNE of Berlin on 24 August, 1943. A 3rd, a "4 mot" 15 km E of Kassel on 22 October, 1943. A 4th, same day, a Lancaster 10 km NE of Kassel. A 5th, an "unidentified" AC 35 km E of Berlin on 2 December, 1943. A 6th, a "4 mot" on 11 August, 1944, no location given.
3009 Oberle,Lt3Eins.St/NJG-102. 1/NJG-102Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet DB-3F the night of 26-27 August, 1944. A 2nd, a Lancaster 1 km W of Hellgenheim on 30 August, 1944. A 3rd, a DB-3 at Tilsit the night of 29-30 August, 1944.
3010 Obermeier, GeorgOblt11/2/1917 10/KG-2 (10/40), 3/KG-2, Wekusta 51(trnsf to Wekusta 5 ('41), Wekusta 2 (6/43), Wekusta 5/Ob.d.L. (10/44), Wekusta 3 (Oberlandet 1/45) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1211 (80% damaged 8/41), He 111 (Svalbard 1942), Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430030 "D7 + DK" (slight dam Nantes AF 10/13/42), He 177A-3 Werk # Unk "D7 + FK" (last Wekusta 2 mission, 8/18/44), Ju 188D-2 "4B + B" (Lost 1/45 crash land)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EP (10/26/42), EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Meteorological Operational Clasp
Obermeier crashed his 188 on 14 January, 1945 due to some sort of fuel & weather problem, pilot safe, no further detail (DK-G Awards List). Added: Force landed at Leka Island due to fuel shortage. Remaining crew (no injuries reported): Meteorol Günter Sieslack, Ofw Max Mrochen, R/O and Fw Fritz Heyer, Mech (Flyvrak Norway). WIA (Injured) in a non-operational landing accident at Bardufoss Norway airfield on 16 August, 1941. Remaining crew: Insp Karl Trappe, Observer (WIA); Uffz Horst Ruhsbild, R/O (KIA) and Ofw Horst Wachsmuth, Mech (WIA). Source: SIG Norway.
3011 Obermeier, LudwigUffz19/ZG-26Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Spitfire during the Battle of Britain, on 26 August, 1940.
3012 Obernberger, FranzOfw1/13/1914Fürstdobel1/NSGr-1Ju 87D-3 Werk # 131280 (lost 8/5/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Night Assault Operational Clasp
KIC 5 August, 1944 at Grieslienen Germany (now Gryzliny Poland), cause unknown. His R/O-Gnr is also unknown. Ofw Obernberger is commemorated in the collective cemetery at Bartosze, Poland, formerly Bartossen Germany (D.Drury & DK-G Awards List).
3013 Obleser, Friedrich "Fritz"Oblt2/21/1923Pottenstein bei Wien (Vienna)1208/JG-52 (3/43 S.U.), Stafkpt 8/JG-52 (8/44)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19284 "Black 1" (dam 5/28/43), Bf 109G-6 (10/43) RK(3/26/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/7/44)
EP(11/8/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 30 December, 1944. Wounded earlier by flak at Kijewskoje in his G-4, on 28 May, 1943. 2 Bombers. 500 missions. 111 Russian victories and 9 U.S. victories. His first known Soviet victory, a P-39 on 28 March, 1943. A P-39 on 11 April, 1943. A LaGG on 20 April, 1943. A LaGG and a Yak-1 on 21 April, 1943. A P-39 and an Il-2 on 24 April, 1943. One of many multiples, four LaGGs on 27 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 5 May, 1943. Two LaGG-s on 11 May, 1943. Two LaGGs on 26 May, 1943. A LaGG and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. A LaGG and two Il-2s on 4 August, 1943. Two LaGGs on 9 August, 1943. A LaGG on 28 November, 1943. A Boston III NE of Losovatka on 17 December, 1943. A P-39 on 23 January, 1944. A LaGG and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 15 April, 1944. A P-39 on 19 July, 1944. One of the most successful "new breed" (young) pilots. Flew his first mission on 12 January, 1943. Survived the war. Retired LW-Bundeswehr GenLt.. Deceased 5 June, 2004. Photo
3014 Obst, Gotthard W. "Günther?"Uffz9/JG-54 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6s; Werk# 20125 "Brown 3" (lost 7/21/43) & Werk# 16139 "Brown 9" (lost 8/2/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 August, 1943 in "Brown 9" over the North Sea at Map Quad. P.Qu. "DKS". On 21 July, 1943, flying "Brown 3", he was injured when he was involved in a mid-air collision with a G-4, Werk# 14986, near Haarlem. Alternate spelling: Obso.
3015 Ochs, Albrecht Otto Bismarck Dr.Hptm9/30/189634/JG-3 (5/40), Stfkpt 9/JG-3 (8/40), Kdr Erg/JG-3 (10/40), Kdr Erg/JG-51 (3/41)Bf 109EEP(10/11/40)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire northwest of Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Blenheim at Abbeville on 6 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Blenheim 20 km W of Arras on 10 July, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire over England on 29 August, 1940.
3016 Ochsenkühn, AntonFw3Flugzeugführer 9/JG-53 (10/39; 4/40 Wiesbaden-Erbenheim)Bf 109D, Bf 109E-3, Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6252 (lost 9/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 September, 1940 after aerial combat with a Spitfire, crashing into the sea off Hastings (Prien). One known victory, his 1st, a "Doppl.decke" on 31 May, 1940, no location. His 2nd, same day, a LeO-451 15 km southwest of Amiens. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Portland/Isle Wight on 11 August, 1940. Alternate spelling: Oschenkühn.
3017 Ockinga, KarlUffzStab/StG-77 (S.U.)Bf 110E-3 Werk # 4309 "S2 + GA" (lost 8/19/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 19 August, 1942 at Anapa after enemy fighter attack. Bf 110 Loss List
3018 Ockler, Rudolf "Rudi"Ofw5/15/1916Goslar Försterei Querhahn8/JG-2 Fw 190A-5 Werk # 550144 (lost 8/3/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 3 August, 1943 during aerial combat near Plaennec. Alternate spelling may be: Oeckler. Added: Burial at Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Blk 9, Row 20, Gr476 (absa3945).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
3019 Ocvirk, StefanUffz13(Slow)/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19756 (50% dam 8/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspHis G-4 reported crashed near Anapa on 16 August, 1943 due to a technical failure, pilot OK. Alternate spelling: Ocvrik by Neulen, in Axis pilot section.
3020 Oeckenpöhler, HansFw8/KG-27 He 111P-2 Werk # Unk "1G + DS" (lost 8/14/40), He 111P-2 Werk # Unk "1G + AS" (dam 1/31/41) Bomber Operational Clasp His ac reported a total loss 14 August, 1940 after crashing at the Rennes airfield, crew safe, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Fw Schreiber, Obs; Uffz Erich Frielinghaus, R/O; Uffz Franz Lösecke, Mech and Gefr Adolf Blumenthal, Gnr. In a 2nd incident on 31 January, 1941, he belly landed at Rennes airfield. Remaining crew: Hptm Hans Günther Clauss (DKG), Obs and Paul Iffländer, R/O, no further detail (absa3945).
3021 Oehlschlager, HansHptm4Stab I/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14239 "Yellow 2" (lost 9/5/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 September, 1942 during aerial combat at Dugino. One known victory, a Soviet MDR-2 on 10 August, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 27 August, 1942. A 3rd and 4th, a P-39 and an Il-2 on 3 September, 1942. Alternate spelling: Oelschläger (Bf 109 Loss List).
3022 Oehm, WilliOblt8/JG-26Bf 109E-4 (lost)Fightr Operational ClaspKIA 8 August, 1940 in aerial combat with a Spitfire E of Margate.
3023 Oekenpöhler, Johann Peter 'Hansi' Lt9/1/1917Hiltrup - Münster8/KG-27 (5/39), III/KG(J)-27 (1/45)He 111P Werk # 1430 "1G + ES" (dam 5/10/40), He 111P Werk # unk "1G + DS" (lost 8/14/40), He 111H-6 Werk # unk "1G + NS" (dam 7/7/42), Fw 190 in KG(J)-27 RK(6/2/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/22/42)
EP(5/10/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Wk# 1430 shot up by enemy fighters. "1G + NS" was damaged by French fighters over an undisclosed location in France, crew bailed safely. DK-G Awards List. Deceased 14 August, 1980 Hiltrup/Münster (P. Bastin). 423 combat missions. Added: He crashed his "1G + DS" at Rennes Fr. airfield after being attacked by French fighters. Remaining crew: Fw Erich Schreiber, Obs; Uffz Erich Frielinghaus, R/O and Uffz Franz Lösecke, Flt Engr. No known deaths or injuries (D.Drury).
3024 Oeltjen, Fritz GuthOfhr27/JG-54Bf 109E "White ?" (20%)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed 28 December, 1940 in some type of accident, possibly not involving an AC, at Gotha. On 30 September, 1940, his Bf 109E sustained 20% damage over Dieppe, however it is not known if he was injured at that time. His first victory, a Blenheim over the Zuidersee on 2 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire in the Folkestone area on 8 October, 1940.
3025 Oertel, JohannUffz10/27/1919Weiden14/KG-2Me 410A-1 Werk # 0228 "U5 + EE" (lost)Class "C" Glider Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 22/23 August, 1943 after being shot down during a night attack on Southeast England. The victor was a Mosquito of RAF No. 29 Sq., piloted by F/L C. Kirkland and P/O R.C. Raspin. The AC crashed into the sea 25 miles NE of Foreness Point, northeast of Margate, Kent. His R/O-Gunner, Fw Martin Kuefner, was also MIA.
3026 Oeser, LotharUffz9/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 411539 (lost 8/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 4 August, 1944 after aerial combat S of Bremen/Hamburg. He may be one of four "Unknowns" buried this date at Schneverdingen Cemetery of in Lüneburg. The Prien account indicates he crashed at Lippspringe during an Alarmstart.
3027 Oettel, HelmutUffz5/JG-77 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163210 "Black 3 + -" (50% dam 8/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 19 August, 1944 Cascina Botterone, no cause reported (Bf 109 Loss List).
3028 Oglodek, JosefFw21/JG-51Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Bethune, 23 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 24 August, 1940, no location.
3029 Ohl, WolfgangFw91/JG-51 (8/43 S.U.)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 December, 1944 (Magnus). His first known victory, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 14 August, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 (m.H.) S of Ivanovka on 22 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Pe-2 NW of Duchatino on 13 October, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 (m.H.) NE of Loyev on 21 October, 1943. A 5th, a Yak-9 at Storkova on 6 November, 1943. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 14 January, 1944. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 23 June, 1944. An 8th, a Yak-9 on 25 June, 1944. A 9th, a Yak-9 on 10 July, 1944.
3030 Ohlenschlager, ErnstOblt7/7/149/KG-27He 111P "1G + NT" (lost)Bomber Operational Clasp POW 14 August, 1940, shot down during a mission over West Country England by Spitfires of RAF No.92 Sq.. He made a force landing at 18:00 hours at Charterhouse, near Cheddar, Somerset, after jettisoning his bombs at Edington Burtle. Remaining crew (all POW): Uffz Kurt Sulzbach, Observer; Uffz Adolf Blumenthall, R/O; Fw Nikolas Jug, Mech and Gefr Kurt Kupsch, Gunner. Kupsch was promoted to Uffz via the Red Cross on 1 July, 1942. Alternate spelling: Ohlenschläger. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
3031 Ohlrogge, WalterLt3/15/1909Bochum835/JG-3 (8/40), 5/JG-3 (6/42 SU), 9/JG-3 (/42), EJG Süd, EJG-1, JG-7Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8654 (4/42 Sicily), Bf 109F-4 Werk# 13384 (9/5/42), Me 262 RK(11/4/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/3/42)
EP(6/1/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (9/5/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp
400+ combat missions. His first victory, a Spitfire at Ashford on 16 August, 1940. His first Soviet victory, an I-16 Rata on 24 June, 1942. A DB-3 on 16 July, 1942. Two MiG-1s on 18 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 24 July, 1942. Seven victories, 5 Il-2s and two MiG-1s on 26 July, 1942. Two LaGG-3s and a DB-3 on 19 August, 1942. An R-5 N of Stalingrad on 25 August, 1942. 3 victories in the West. 6 Panzers. One of the oldest fighter pilots. Was called the "Altmeister" (Old Master) by his fellow pilots. Seriously wounded in Werk # 13384 after his 75th victory on 5 Sept. 1942. Returned to front line duty in the Spring of 1944 with JG-7. Bowers/Lednicer, 83 victories. Celebrated his 91st Birthday with Geo. Heete in Jan. 2000. Deceased 30 April, 2003. Autographed photo
3032 Ohlsten, KurtOfw54II/JG-54Bf 109, Fw 190A-5Werk # 1241 (25% dam 8/25/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash on 25 August, 1943 while making a belly landing southeast of Aleschanak Russia due to engine failure.
3033 Ohly, HansHptm1/27/19157 1/JG-53 (1/40), Stfkpt 1/JG-53 (9/40-4/41), 7/JG-3 (5/42 S.U.) Bf 109E "White1"(lost 1/40), Bf 109E-4 "White 7"(dam 8/19/40), Bf 109E-4 "Yel 7" (9/40), Bf 109F in JG-3 EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 2 January, 1940 during aerial combat with a Curtis, and making a force landing at Birkenfeld (Prien). His "White 7" suffered chasis damage at Rennes on 19 August, 1940 (Prien). Three known victories, his 1st, 2nd & 3rd, a Blenheim near Sedan and two Battles southwest of Sedan, 14 May, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane at Portland on 25 August, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, his 7th, an I-15 on 26 June, 1941. A MiG-1 on 23 May, 1942. Magnus, 15 victories. Deceased 12 October, 1998.
3034 Oldenhove, BernhardUffz11/29/19192/NJG-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 4866 "G9 + GK" (lost 8/17/43)Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 17 August, 1943 during aerial combat, crashing at Bilzen Be. DOW 18 August, 1943 in a hospital in Hasselt Be. Buried Lommel, Block 21, Grave 72. Per the Bf 110 Loss List, his name was Werner Oldenhofer, and, he and unnamed crew were KIA!?
Lommel, Belgium
3035 Olejnik, RobertMaj3/9/1911Essen, Borbeck42Stfkpt 2/JG-3 (6/40), Stfkpt 4/JG-1 (1/42), Kdr III/JG-1 (7/43), Stfkpt EKdo-16 (1/44), 2/JG-400, Kdr IV/EJG-2Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6743 "White 7" in JG-3, Bf 109F-4(S.U.), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 418 "Wh 7"(6/42), Me 163B w Ekdo-16(Test Unit), I/JG-400, & IV/EJG-2 RK(7/307/41)
EP(7/18/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
680 combat missions. 4 bombers. 15 victories in the West. Served in EKdo-16 in October, 1943. Kdr I/JG-400 in September, 1944 and Kdr IV/EJG-2 in November, 1944. His 1st, a Hurricane at Faversham on 26 August, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, both Spitfires at Themsemündung on 5 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Canterbury on 5 October, 1940. His 5th victory, a Spitfire northwest of St. Omer, 5 Feb., 1941. His 38th, a Mosquito 15 km southeast of Den Helder on 9 May, 1943. His 42nd, a B-17 ENE of Bremen on 8 October, 1943. As Kdr I/JG-44 (9/44), he suffered a serious crash in an Me 163 during its development. He was the first Luftwaffe pilot to shoot down a Russian aircraft on the Eastern Front, an I-16, 22 June, 1941, when he was in JG-3. He was flying a Bf 109. He was shot down 14 August, 1941 possibly by the Soviet Ace, Lt. Vasily Demyenok. Known to have flown the Fw 190A-5 in July, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 41 victories. Deceased 29 October, 1988 in Munich. Photo
3036 Ölkers, FerdinandFw2(H)/13Fw 189A-1 Werk # 2193 (lost 8/25/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 25 August, 1942 at an undisclosed location in Russia, cause unknown. His Observer, Oblt Georg Seyferth, also MIA. Obs Loss List
3037 Olsen, KurtOfw433/JG-54 (11/42 S.U.), 10/JG-54 (3/44 S.U.), 12/JG-54 (7/44), 15/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.), 13/JG-54(9/44)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1501241(?) "Black 11" (force land 8/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # unk "Yellow ?" (lost 9/21/44 Holland)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His A-8 crashed at Lochem, east of Arnhem Holland, on 21 September, 1944, cause and pilot disposition unknown (DeSwart). WIC 25 August, 1943; force landing due to engine failure (DK-G Awards List). His first known victory, a TB-7 and two P-40s on 11 November, 1942. Nos 4 & 5, both LaGG-5s on 15 January, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-5 on 22 January, 1943. A 7th, a Yak-4 on 10 February, 1943. An 8th, a P-40 on 15 March, 1943. A 9th, an I-16 on 4 April, 1943. A 10th, a LaGG-3 on 16 April, 1943. Nos 11 to 13, three LaGG-5s on 1 May, 1943. Nos. 14, 15 & 16, all three Il-2s on 24 May, 1943. Nos. 17 & 18, both La-5s on 6 July, 1943. An La-5 and a Yak-7 on 7 July, 1943. Nos. 21, 22, & 23, two P-39s and a LaGG-3 on 10 July, 1943. A 24th, an La-5 on 12 July, 1943. Two Yak-9s and an La-5 on 13 July, 1943. A 28th, a LaGG-3 on 20 July, 1943. Nos. 29 & 30, both Il-2s on 23 July, 1943. A 31st, an Il-2 on 3 March, 1944. Nos. 32 & 33, both Yak-9s on 9 March, 1944. Nos. 34 & 35, both Il-2s on 2 April, 1944. Nos. 36 & 37, both Il-2s on 16 July, 1944. A 38th, a Boston III on 21 July, 1944. Nos. 39 & 40, both Yak-9s on 30 July, 1944. Two Il-2s on 2 August, 1944. An La-5 on 24 August, 1944. Magnus, 54 victories. Alternate spelling: Ohlsen.
3038 Ölze, HelmuthOblt1/KG-30 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550284 "4D + BH" (lost 8/12/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Ventini 12 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
3039 Opitz, KurtOfw192065/JG-53 (12/42; 3/43 Tunisia), 3/JGr Süd (4/44), 5/JG-53 (1/45 Reich Def)Bf 109F & G (Trop) in 12/42, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16307 "Black 7 + -" (lost 3/4/43; WIA, combat west of Tebiurba, crashed 5km SE of Heidou), Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 785813 "Black 3 + -" (lost 1/1/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Three known victories were P-47s destroyed on the ground at Metz-Frescaty airfield on 1 January, 1945. . The Africa veteran, with over 200 missions, was shot down in "Black 3" by AA fire on the same pass. He was hit in the engine and forced to bail out. Upon landing, he became a POW. He joined the Luftwaffe in 1939. His first victory, in the Desert, was a Boston 12 km south of Mateur on 4 December, 1942. His 2nd, a P-38 on 30 December, 1942. His 3rd, a Beaufighter 35 km south of Insel Ventotene Italy, 12 August, 1943. His 4th, a B-26 on 4 September, 1943. A 5th, a B-26 in the Gulf of Lion on 19 April, 1944. A 6th, a P-47 at Dahn, SE of Pirmasens, on 29 September, 1944.
3040 Opitz, WernerUffz18/JG-3 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 163485 (lost 8/9/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 9 August, 1944; Unknown reason, near Avranches. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 60 km NNE of Graz on 10 May, 1944.
3041 Opolski, Kurt August HendrikUffz12/3/1918Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies25/JG-77 (4/40 Norway)Bf 109E (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 April, 1940; crashing west of Kristiansand Norway shortly after aerial combat with his second victory. Source: SIG Norway. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim northwest of Borkum, 16 February, 1940. His 2nd, a Hampden southwest of Kristiansand, 12 April, 1940. A boyhood friend of a Dutch RAF fighter pilot, P/O Govert Steen, also MIA. Both answered the calls to duty of their chosen homeland. He is pictured also wearing the Comm Medal, 1 October, 1938 (Czech Annex Medal). Source: R.Philips.
3042 Opper, WernerOfw5/18/1916Geisweid29/ZG-26 Bf 110C-4 "3U + AT" (lost 8/26/40) EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 26 August, 1940; Shot down over Colchester England, crashing at Crabtree Farm, Great Bentley, bur CC, Blk 5, Gr 167. His crew member was Uffz Paul Nick (geb Berg-Mechernich) was also KIA, bur CC, Blk 5, Gr 165. His first known victory, two Hurricanes over England on 18 August, 1940. Another source, Bf 110 Loss List identifies the ac as "2N + AK", Wk# not reported.
Cannock Chase
3043 Orlowski, HeinzOfw9/23/1923East Prussia?3Stab/JG-5 (7/44 Finland), 9/JG-5 (11/44 Norway)Bf 109, Fw 190A-8 "White 3", Fw 190F-8 Werk # 931862 "White 1" (lost aerial combat 2/9/45)
EK 1 & 2
Glider Badge(3/43)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
Drafted in November, 1941, volunteered for the Luftwaffe one month later. Glider certificate after 83 flights. Pilot training in East Prussia. Made one emergency landing in a Bf 109 due to mechanical failure. Pilot certificate in July, 1943. One known victory was a Beaufighter over Norway. August 1943 stationed in France. 2 September, 1944, 1st Fw 190 mission. By 1 November, 1944, now in Norway, 20 missions. On 12 November, 1944, scrambled to protect the Tirpitz, but too late. She was sunk by British Lancasters. He was shot down on 9 February, 1945 ("Black Friday") protecting German Naval vessels being attacked by Brit. Beaufighters escorted by P-51s flown by Finnish pilots. He downed two of the escorts, his 2nd & 3rd victories, but was hit and set afire by the other. He bailed with a partially opened chute, and was saved by landing in soft snow. Upon landing, his flare pistol discharged, wounding foot. Captured and hospitalized by Norwegians. "White 1 (wreck found in Norway and being restored in Harlingen, TX.)& Heinz reunite in 1995 on a Discovery Wings episode. He is a member of the German Fighter Pilot Assoc., residing in Berlin in 2005.
3044 Orth, DieterLt4(Pz)/Sch.G-1 ('42), Stfkpt 8(Pz)/Sch.G-1 ('43), 8(Pz)/Sch.G-2 (8/43)Hs 129B-2 Werk # (140?)312 (dam 8/10/43)EP, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Ground Assault Operational ClaspInjured in a crash landing at Mariupol West 10 August, 1943, no further detail. Awarded the EP while serving in 4(Pz) (D.Drury).
3045 Ortner, HelmutLt2/ErpGr-210 Bf 110C-6 Werk # Unk "S9 + K? (lost 8/15/40) Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
POW 15 August, 1940; sd with wounds following an attack on Croydon airfield. He was attacked by Hurricanes of No. 32 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr John Worrall and F/Lt Michael Crossley. The ac crashed at Ightham, east of Sevenoaks, Kent. His R/O-Gnr, Ogefr Bernhard Lohmann (geb 1/4/1919), was KIA (bur CC/1/7/246 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
3046 Orzegowski, ErnstLt10/19/1919Hamburg3 4/StG-77 (10/43), 2/SG-77, Stffüh 7/SG-10, Assault Pilot Instr to wars end. Ju 87D, Fw 190F-8 RK(1/14 45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)
EP(2/3/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/"600" Hanger (10/5/43)
682 missions, mostly with the Ju 87, destroying 31 tanks. Aerial victories in the Fw 190. One known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 NW of Mischurin-Rog on 1 October, 1943, an Uffz at the time. Deceased 2 August, 2005, Tangstedt.
3047 Ossmann, RüdigerOblt31/SKG-210, 3/SKG-210 (7/41), Stfkpt 1/ZG-1 (4/43 Poltawa)Bf 110E Werk # 4021 (60% dam 7/16/41), Bf 110G-2 Werk # 120047 "S9 + AH" (lost 10/8/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/4/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 8 October, 1943; bomber return fire (DK-G Awards List). WIA with unnamed crew 16 July, 1941 at Orscha, make emergency landing after being hit by enemy fire (Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a Soviet I-153 on 2 August, 1942. A 2nd, a LaGG-3 SE of Kotluban on 19 September, 1942. A 3rd, a Pe-2 on 17 July, 1943. Added: The G-2 crashed east of Dümmersee in Lower Saxony. The R/O was Fw Georg Müller, also KIA (D.Drury).
3048 Osswald, GerhardObltStffüh Stab/KG-2Do 17ZBomber Operational ClaspPOW 13 August, 1940 after being shot down by British fighters during an attack on the Eastchurch Airdrome. He was flying as Observer on this mission. See Pilot Oblt Heinz Schlegel for further detail.
3049 Osswald, HeinrichOblt61/JG-3 (9/40), 4/JG-77 (1/43)Bf 109E in JG-3, Bf 109F & G (Trop)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 March, 1943 (Magnus). His first known victory, a Spitfire SE of London on 2 September, 1940. His 2nd, a Soviet unnamed AC on 2 August, 1942. One known Desert victory, a Kittyhawk 20 km northeast of Zidjen on 11 January, 1943. Another, his 4th, a Spitfire 2 km west of Thala on 23 February, 1943. His 5th, a Spitfire on 7 March, 1943. His 6th, an Aircobra 23 km southeast of La Fauconnerie on 13 March, 1943. Alternate spelling: Osswalt.
3050 Ost, PaulUffz10/JG-1 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412168 "White 6" (lost 8/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21 August, 1944; hit by flak at Evreux France. No known grave. Source: J. Geensen.
3051 Ostermann, HelmutUffzII/SKG-10 (Med)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1713 "CM" (lost 8/8/43)Assault Operational ClaspReported lost 8 August, 1943, probably due to flak, no location reported, Pilot returned.
3052 Ostermann, JosefObltStab I/KG-54 Ju 88A-1 Werk # unk "B3 + DB" (lost 8/13/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 13 August, 1940 during an attack on RAF Farnborough, when he was shot down by Hurricanes of Nos. 43 & 601 Sqs., crashing and exploding in Phillis Wood, Treyford UK. The remaining crew bailed safely, becoming POWs. Remaining crew: Uffz Franz Rösler, Ogefr Kurt Brieger and Uffz Kurt Seltz. Source: KG-54 Archive. Alternate spelling: Östermann (Ju 88 Loss List. Added: No known grave for the pilot. The remaining crew had bailed before the ac exploded (D.Drury).
3053 Ostermann, Max HellmuthOblt12/11/1917Hamburg102 1/ZG-1(9/39), 7/JG-54(4/40), 1/JG-54(11/41), Stfkpt 5/JG-54, Stfkpt 7/JG-54, Stafkpt 8/JG-54 (2/42) Bf 109E-4 "Wh 2", Bf 109F-2 "White 2" (10/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13114 "Black 1" (his 100th claim, 5/12/42), Bf 109F-4/Z Wk#13125 "Blk 1"(lost 5/12/42), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 10438 "Blk 1"(lost 8/9/42) RK(9/4/41)-EL(3/12/42-S(5/17/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/"300" hanger
KIA 9 August, 1942 in Wk# 10438 by a swarm of nine Russian P-40 fighters near Amossovo, Russia. He died in his A/C after taking canopy hits. Channel pilot. Max was also known to be a "Recon" pilot, and had many unconfirmed victories (per Hannes Wiese). EL conferred 3/10/42. 300+ combat missions. His 1st known victory, a Morane 406 W of Peronne on 20 May, 1940, while in 1/JG-21. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 12 August, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire on 30 August, 1940, no location. His 5th, a Hurricane over England on 5 September, 1940. Flew F-4/R1 # 13088, lost as Stfkpt 8. Shot down 1 September, 1940 in an E-4 by a Spitfire over the Boulogne Canal. Downed 5 times. Shot down with wounds 12 May, 1942 in Wk# 13125. He was the 2nd JG-54 pilot to achieve 100 victories (5/12/42) in Wk# 13114, the same day he was wounded by shell fragments. Countless numerous victories. His first known Soviet victories, both SB-2s, on 23 June, 1941. He downed JG-54s 1000th victory on 1 August, 1941, most likely in an F-2 (or F-4) "White 2", while in 7 Staffel. He also flew a Bf 109E-4 "White 2" in 7 Staffel, 1940. Bowers/Lednicer, 102 vics.
3054 Ostmann, KlausOblt9/26/1912Shoppenstedt / Wolfenbüttel8/StG-1Ju 87B-1 "J9 + GK" (dam 8/8/40) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 8 August, 1940 when his ac was damaged due to an attack by Hurricanes of No.145 Sq. south of the Isle if Wight, as he was returning from a mission attacking shipping. He returned to base and was hospitalized. His R/O-Gnr, an Ogefr Wüstner, was not injured. This gunner may be Karl Heinz Wüstner, who flew occassionally with Group Kdr Mahlke (D.Drury).
3055 Ostrowitzki, BrunoFw72/JG-3 (4/44), 9/JG-54 (8/44), Ferry Unit, I/JG-26 (Sülte airfield 4/45)Bf 109G in JG-3, , Fw 190A, Fw 190D-9 in JG-26
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 17 April, 1945 when on a mission near Lake Schwerin, he flew right into the mirror-clear water. An AC, identified as the D-9 of Karl Fröb, was discovered in 1990, and the body was assumed to be Ostrowitzki, the only known missing D-9 pilot to have crashed in Lake Schwerin. One known victory, his 5th, a P-51 at Tangerhütte-Burg on 11 April, 1944. His 6th, a B-17 SE of Reuden on 29 April, 1944. A 7th, a B-24 N of Paris on 6 August, 1944. Magnus Report.
3056 Ostrowitzki, GerhardLt19/JG-54 (8/43), 12/JG-54Bf 109G-2 "Yel?" (80%) in 9 Staffel, Most likely a Bf 109G-6 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
On 25 December, 1942, in 9 Staffel, his G-2 sustained 80% damage, location and pilot disposition unknown. On 14 May, 1943, in 12 Staffel, another G-model sustained an unknown amount of damage over the Wevelgem airfield, pilot disposition unknown. One known victory, a Beaufighter W of Texel on 2 August, 1943.
3057 Ostrzecha, PaulUffz2/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170124 "Black 6" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 9 August, 1944 during aerial combat in "Black 6" with a P-47 of 373FG at Chartres-Orleans, near Alencon.
3058 Oswald, HansOfw83/JG-52 (8/42), 2/JG-52 (12/42)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14226 "Yellow 10" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 December, 1942 during a ground strike W of Novo-Kalikva. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 23 August, 1942. A 2nd, a Yak-1 on 1 September, 1942. A 3rd & 4th, two Il-2s on 2 September, 1942. A 5th, an Il-2 on 3 September, 1942. Nos. 6 & 7, both Il-2s on 6 October, 1942. An 8th, a Yak-1 on 15 October, 1942. Alternate spelling: Osswald (Magnus).
3059 Oswald, HerbertUffz4/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2293 "T6 + AM" (lost 8/6/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 6 August, 1942 in map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 4972 , cause unknown. Ju 87 Loss List
3060 Oswald, Wolfgang "Ossi"Fw11/30/1921Konradsreuth33/JG-1 (2/44)Fw 190A-7, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739163 "Yellow 6" (lost 12/27/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 December, 1944 when attacked by P-47s from above, over Nürburgring, in the Dinant/Vielsalm area. He was flying at 400 ft., with no chance to dive away. He burst into flames and crashed near St. Vith. He is buried in Adenau Cemetary, Grave # 62. "A brave and trustworthy pilot"...Fw Walter Köhne. Known to have belly landed an Fw 190A near Sangershausen on 21 November, 1944, cause and pilot disposition unknown (Wiegels). One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 (HSS) on 9 April, 1944 at Heilligenhafen. A 2nd, a P-47 at Chartres/Plain de Beauc on 7 August, 1944. One of the above must be "unconfirmed, since OKL reports his 2nd & 3rd victories were on 21 November, 1944, as follow: a B-17 (HSS) and a B-17, both at Gotha-Erfurt, opposing the Merseburg raid.
3061 Others, HansOfw10/NJG-5 (S.U.)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360138 "C9 + KU" (lost 8/7/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew at Kolobowka 7 August, 1943 during aerial combat, probably from enemy gunners (Ju 88 Loss List).
3062 Ott, ErnstMaj9/23/1908TraunsteinKdr III/StG-2 (9/39 Stolp-West, 4/40), Kdr I/ZG-2 (8/40 Amiens)Ju 87B in StG-2, Bf 110C Werk # 3078 "3M + AB" (lost 8/11/40) Dive Bomber & Destroyer Operational Clasps KIA 11 August, 1940 during aerial combat near Portland England. His Gunner, Fw Otto Zimehl was also KIA. Bf 110 Loss List. Channel pilot. Added: Burials; Maj Ott at Champigny-St Andre, Blk 5, Row 44, Gr 2321. Fw Zimehl at Marigny, Blk 5, Row 45, Gr 2213, both located in France (D.Drury).
3063 Ott, ErwinFw11/25/19145/StG-2Ju 87B "T6 + N" (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 13 August, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing into the sea off Lulworth, Dorset. His body washed ashore on 30 August, 1940. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 6, Gr 25. Source: M.Croft. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Rudolf Göbel, washed ashore at St Cast, near Malo on 30 August, 1940. He is buried at Marigny France, Block 2, Row 42, Gr 1619 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
3064 Ott, HannoUffz411/JG-54 (6/44 S.U.), 14/JG-54 (8/44)Fw 190A, Fi 156 Werk# 5649 (lost 9/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 September, 1944 near Hannover/Lohnde. His first known victory, a Soviet Boston III on 30 June, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 26 July, 1944. A 3rd Soviet, a P-39 on 27 August, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 4 September, 1944.
3065 Otte, WalterOblt4Stfkpt 3/JG-26 (7/41), Trans to Trng School (2/42), Stfkpt 11/JG-26 (4/43), 5/JG-27 (7/43)Bf 109F, Fw 190A-1 thru A-5 in JG-26, Bf 109G-6(Trop) Wk# 18213 "Red 1" (lost 7/23/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire near Houten on 6 July, 1941. His 2nd, another Spitfire in mid Channel on 7 July, 1941. His 3rd, a Blenheim at Strande, south of Mardyck on 18 July, 1941. His 4th, a Blenheim 2 km north of Geleitzug on 10 August, 1941. Otte was transferred out of JG-26 in June, 1943. He had replaced Hptm Werner Patz as Stfkpt 11/JG-26. Later joined JG-27 and was killed during aerial combat with a B-17 on 23 July, 1943, and crashed and burned with his G-6 (Jager Blatt 5/2003).
3066 Ötteking, HeinrichOfw37/JG-26Bf 109E
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane south of Dunkirk, 31 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire S of Littlestone on 15 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire W of Ashford on 11 September, 1940. Alternate spelling: Oetteking.
3067 Otten, Karl HeinzFw96/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20594 "Yellow 4 + -" (lost 1/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 10 January, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-1 on 8 August, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG-5 on 10 August, 1943. Nos. 4 & 5, a Yak-1 and a Pe-2 on 17 August, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-3 on 4 November, 1943. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 12 November, 1943. An 8th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 14 November, 1943. A 9th, a P-39 S of Eltigen on 5 December, 1943.
3068 Ottendörfer, HaraldUffz4/18/1921210/JG-2Fw 190A-7 Werk #340307 (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 4 March, 1944; when his A-7 crashed near Bellefontaine Belgium. Buried Lommel, Block 5/499 (Rosseels). One known victory, a Spitfire 35 km N of Etretat on 22 August, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 at Estissac, SW of Troyes, on 6 September, 1943.
Lommel, Belgium
3069 Ottnad, AlexanderLt148 & 12/JG-27 (8/44 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440985 "Red 10 + I" (lost 6/7/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413617 "Blue 9 + I" (lost 8/18/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 in absentia)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(6/6/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 18 August, 1944 after crashing west of Evreux due to flak. WIA on D-Day, 6 June, 1944. Injured in a transfer flight crash near Crailsheim on 7 June, 1944, no cause reported. 8 bombers. One known victory, his 1st, a Maryland south of Insel Chalkis, west of Rhodes, Greece, 28 October, 1943. His 3rd, a Beaufighter northeast of Insel Gaidaros Greece, 14 November, 1943. His 5th, a B-24 100 km SSW of Marburg on 19 March, 1944. His 6th, a P-38 30 km SW of Graz on 2 April, 1944. His 7th, a B-24 SE of Wiener Neustadt on 12 April, 1944. His 9th, a P-51 25 km N of Neuseidler See on 23 April, 1944. His 10th, a B-17 30 km NE of Frankfurt on 12 May, 1944. His 11th, a B-24 55 km N of Brück-a.d.-Mür on 24 May, 1944. His 14th, a B-24 30 km W of Banja-Lüka on 30 May, 1944.
3070 Otto, GottfriedFhj-Fw17/JG-26 (joins 4/43 in Russia), 9/JG-26 (8/43 Reich Def; 1/44 Holland)Fw 190A-3 & A-4, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19790 (40% dam 8/14/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 27025 "White 8" (lost 1/30/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 30 January, 1944; Ordered to intercept a lone B-17 north of their base at Venlo, he and Ofw Kemethmüller were attacked by a swarm of P-47s. The latter survived, but the bullet-riddled body of Otto was later found wrapped in his parachute. Injured in a crash in his G-4 on 14 August, 1943 at the Schiphol airfield, no cause reported. His G-6 crashed at Leersum/Woudenberg Holland (DeSwart). One known victory, his 1st, a LaGG-3 into the sea on 20 May, 1943.
3071 Ottovordengenschenfelde, HaraldUffz110/JG-3Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 at Ehrwald/Zügspitz on 3 August, 1944.
3072 Paashaüs, Karl "Peter"Oblt10/1/1923265/JG-53 (12/42; 8/43 Med), Stffüh 6/JG-53 (4/44 Eschborn), Stffüh 8/JG-53 (8/44 France)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18607 "Black 7 + -" (8/21/43; Comiso in 5/JG-53), Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780782 "Red 1 + -" (lost 8/22/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-38. Said to have bailed and was shot in his chute (Bf 109 Loss List). 12 bombers. WIA 21 August, 1943; crash landed his G-6 east of Castel Volturno due to engine damage. His first victory, a P-38 over N. Africa on 30 December, 1942. His 2nd, a P-38 in Sicily on 25 May, 1943. His 3rd, a P-40E 20 km south Pantellaria on 10 June, 1943. His 4th, a Spitfire on 13 June, 1943. His 6th, a P-40E 3 km southeast of Licata on 10 July, 1943, and a P-38F the same day 8 km east of Licata. His 10th, a P-38 over southern Italy 11 September, 1943. His 11th, a P-38 15 km S of Marburg on 7 January, 1944. His 15th, a B-17 on 4 March, 1944, no location. His 16th, a B-17 10 km N of Torgau on 8 March, 1944. His 20th, a B-17 on 13 April, 1944, no location. His 25th, a B-24 (HSS) NW of Rennes on 12 June, 1944. His 26th, a P-47 at Mantes-la-Jolie on 22 August, 1944, the date of his death.
3073 Padinger, FranzFw3(F)/22 (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1551 (lost 8/1/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 1 August, 1943 by enemy return fire, crash landed near Dno airfield, no mention of crew disposition. DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List.
3074 Paffrath, BernhardtOblt26/ZG-26 (12/43), Stfkpt Erg/ZG-26 (5/44), Stffüh 5/JG-6 (8/44), Stfkpt 6/JG-6 (3/45)Bf 110, Me 410, Bf 109G & Fw 190A in JG-6, Fw 190D-9 Werk # 211089 "Black 2" (lost 3/3/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIC 3 March, 1945 at Holtendorf due to bad weather. Injured 25 August, 1944, no further detail (JG-6 List). One known victory, a B-17 at Delmenhorst on 20 December, 1943. Now in JG-6, a 2nd known victory, a P-38 at Chauny-Tergnier on 25 August, 1944.
3075 Pahl, WalterOgefr6/4/192214/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A-8 Werk# 680818 "White 8" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down 25 August, 1944 in aerial combat with a Yak 9, 9 km north of Wenden, a Gefr at the time. Pilot disposition unknown. His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 30 October, 1944.
3076 Pähler, HeinzFw52/NJG-1 (8/41), 2/NJG-5, 8/NJG-1 (8/44)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22/23 October, 1943 during aerial combat at Dahlheim, near Kssel (Boiten). Two known victories on 1 September, 1941; a Whitley V at Molenbeersel Belgium and a Hampden, no location. His 3rd, a Wellington on 2 June, 1942. His 4th, a Halifax on 26 July, 1942. A 5th, a "4 mot" 80 km NW of Braunschweig on 13 August, 1944. Boiten 3 victories.
3077 Palm, AlbertFw288/JG-77 (1/42 S.U.), Oelschutzstaffel Ploesti (3/42) redesig. 3/JG-4 (3/42 Italy), JG-7Bf 109E & F-4 "Black 6" (in Romania), Fw 190A, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14718 "Yellow 6" & Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410760 "Yellow 6" (lost 3/3/44) both in 3/JG-4, Me 262
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/30/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 March, 1944 during aerial combat at Guidonia, bailed safely (JG-4 List). Two known victories, both P-51s on 2 February, 1944; one 10 km N of Valmontone, the other 15 km S of Valmontone. Magnus Report. His first known Soviet victory, an SB-2 on 15 January, 1942. A 2nd, a Pe-2 on 27 May, 1942. A Soviet LaGG-3 on 8 June, 1942. A triple on 10 June, 1942; two Vultee-11s and an Il-2. An Il-2 on 2 July, 1942. Two Il-2s on 5 July, 1942. His 24th, a B-24 in the Ploesti area on 1 August, 1943 (Perry Claims).
3078 Pamaroli, WillfriedFwWekusta 26 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430551 "5M + S" (lost 8/6/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 6 August, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
3079 Panhans, ReinholdLt5/29/1916Königsberg3(F)/22Do 17P (crashed at sea off the Swedish coast)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 13 August, 1940 off the Swedish coastline, cause unknown. His body was found on the Swedish west coast and he was buried at Grebbestad Sweden on 11 October, 1940. The remaining two crewmembers, Fw Helmut Otto (born 6/1/1913) and Uffz Hans Bauer (born 6/29/1917) are still MIA. Source: B.Widfeldt
3080 Pankalla, GerhardUffz77/JG-3 (8/43)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19583 (lost 8/17/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 July, 1944 (Magnus Report). His first known Soviet victory, an Il-5 W of Belgorod on 5 July, 1943. A LaGG-3 NNW of Prokhorovka on 13 July, 1943. He bailed safely, uninjured, after combat with B-17s (91 0r 381 BG) in his 109G-6, which crashed at Oosterschelde (Yerseke) Holland on 17 August, 1943. (DeSwart & Wings to Victory). One known western victory, his 1st, a B-17 on 14 October, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) on 29 January, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 (HSS) on 23 February, 1944, no location. His 4th, a B-17 10 km NW of Dachau on 24 April, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 (HSS) 10 km S of Dachau on 24 April, 1944.
3081 Panse, WernerHptm12/19/1921Berlin9/StG-1, Stfkpt 9/StG-1Ju 87D, Fw 190F-8 RK(5/4/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/25/43)
EP(9/7/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Dive Bomber w/Pend & Sil Assault Oper.Clasps
Channel pilot. On 1 August, 1944 near the Voronov bridgehead, his Fw 190 was hit by flak and caught fire. Seriously wounded, he managed to crash in friendly territory, and remained hospitalized until Oct. 44; did not return to action. Released from a French prison in June, 1946. 635 misions; including 100 as an assault pilot. Deceased 23 June, 1995 Am Gardastee, Italy (P. Bastin).
3082 Pantzer, Ruprecht D.E.Oblt35/NJG-3 (8/43), 4/NJG-3 (3/44)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360272 (dam 3/30/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 30/31 March, 1944 during aerial combat between Hollfeld and Moggendorf, 10 km SW of Bayreuth (Boiten). One known victory, a Halifax NW of Berlin on 24 August, 1943. A 2nd, a Halifax N of Kassel on 22 October, 1943. A 3rd, a "4 mot" NW of Frankfurt on 18 March, 1944. Boiten 4 victories.
3083 Panzok, HansUffz1/NAGr.-6Fw 189A-3 Werk # 0099 "P2 + LH" (lost 8/21/43)Night Observer Operational ClaspKIA 21 August, 1943 at Belgorod, cause unknown. His Observer, Oblt Wolfgang Lach, and an unnamed crewman were also KIA. Obs Loss List
3084 Papendick, HeinzOfw4/19/1920189/JG-3 (5/43 S.U.; 3/44 Leipheim)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 409240 (lost 3/2/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 March, 1944 resulting from aerial combat with a P-47 of 364FS, at Michelbach, in the area of Giessen. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 NE of Artemovka on 31 May, 1943. An R-10 S of Yeysk on 20 June, 1943. An Il-2 SE of Belgorod on 5 July, 1943. An Il-2 SE of Oboyan on 8 July, 1943. An Il-2 NE of Belgorod on 9 July, 1943. An Il-2 8 km W of Izyum on 18 July, 1943. An Il-2 21 km NW of Slavyansk on 21 July, 1943. A LaGG-3 1 km N of Kuybyshevo on 30 July, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 31 July, 1943. One known western victory, his 11th, a P-47 1 km SE of Lüttich on 17 August, 1943. His 12th, a B-17 on 14 October, 1943. His 13th, a B-17 on 29 January, 1944. His 15th, a B-24 on 23 February, 1944, no location. His 17th & 18th victories, both B-17s on 25 February, 1944, no locations. Alternate spelling: Papendieck.
3085 Papensch,Ofhr16/JG-5Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational clasp
One known victory, a B-24 at Havelte, N of Meppel, on 15 August, 1944.
3086 Pardun, WalterLt22/JG-51Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Bad Bibra on 29 July, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 W of Oberammergau on 3 August, 1944.
3087 Pareja-Nunez, EnriqueObltSpain115(Span)/JG-51 (8/43 S.U.)Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5442 (lost 10/21/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 October, 1943 during aerial combat north of Ssolowi. His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 28 August, 1943. (All OKL)
3088 Parikka, ToivoFinlandPLeLv ?Bristol Blenheim Bl-140 (lost 8/18/1943)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 18 August, 1943; crashed at Tikkakoski Finland when the left engine stopped during takeoff, killing the entire crew. Remaining crew: Lt Jorma Väänänen and Esco Kaartinen (Flyvrak Norway).
3089 Paris, EwaldGefr1/29/19187/KG-27He 111HBomber Operational ClaspDied 4 August, 1943, Charkow, circumstances unknown. Jager Blatt.
3090 Passgang, KarlUffz8/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165546 "Black 17 + I" (lost 8/6/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 in the Braunschweig area. Jager Blatt 1/2005.
3091 Passier, Henny Oblt5 13/KG-40 (7/42), V/KG-40 (Atlantic 9/42), 11/ZG-1 (8/43) Bf 109 Escort for Fw 200, Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360024 (lost 9/17/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA with one unnamed crew over the sea 17 September, 1942; shot down by an enemy destroyer, one other crew KIA, others rescued; he was a Fw at the time (Ju 88 Loss List). One known victory, a Wellington of RAF No. 311 Sq. at the Bay of Biscay on 15 July, 1942. His 2nd shared victory, a Wellington at the Bay of Biscay on 11 September, 1942. Shared with Kurt Necesany and Willi Deuper. His 3rd, a Whitley V at the Bay of Biscay on 15 September, 1942. His 4th, a Beaufighter at Q 14 West /8989 on 17 September, 1942. Now in ZG-1, he scored a 5th known victory, a Sunderland on 7 August, 1943. Added: The Beaufighter sd 17 Sept, 1942 was most likely downed over the Bay of Biscay also. Oblt Passier was sd by a Beaufighter of No.235 Sq. Remaining crewUffz Ottmar Grimmer, R/O (WIA) and Uffz Emmerich Grass, Gnr (KIA). Passier & Grimmer were rescued (D.Drury).
3092 Patsch, ErnstLt6/ZG-26 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 2312 "3U + LP" (lost 8/29/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 29 August, 1941 near Koworje due to flak. Bf 110 Loss list
3093 Pattberg, RudolfHptm1/NAGr-102Me 109T-1 Werk # 7791 (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 10 August, 1944 by Märzdorf, cause not given. Jager Blatt 6/2004.
3094 Patz, WalterFw12/JG-2 (Channel)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18808 "Blue 3" (lost 8/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 16 August, 1943 during aerial combat at Sissons.
3095 Patzak, RudolfOblt119/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), 8/JG-54, Stafkpt 8/JG-54 (5/43 Reich Def), Adj III/JG-54 (2/44)Bf 109F-4 "Black 1" (dam-force landing, no date), Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6s; #s 18206 "Black 7" (40% dam 6/11/43) & 27040 "Black 1" (lost 2/21/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 February, 1944 in # 27040 over Hildesheim. Seven B-17 bombers. One known bomber victory, a B-17 on 15 May, 1943. A 2nd B-17 12 km north of Husum on 19 May, 1943. Another B-17 at Hildesheim on 10 February, 1944. He was wounded 11 June, 1943 in # 18206 over Borkum Germany, his AC sustaining 40% damage. Both in 8 Staffel. In 9 Staffel, two AC were damaged, pilot disposition unknowm; the F-4, a "Yellow ?" on 28 February, 1942 over the Demjansk S.U. airfield and a G-2, a "Yellow ?" on 6 August, 1942 being 30% damaged over Schaulen. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-3 on 30 June, 1941. A 2nd Soviet, an I-16 Rata on 29 March, 1942. A 3rd Soviet victory, a P-40 on 24 April, 1942. A P-40 at Krestzy on 9 July, 1942. Two P-40s on 19 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 7 January, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 14 January, 1943. Magnus, 15 victories.
3096 Pauck, HerbertFw5/LG-1Ju 88A Werk # & code Unk (lost 8/15/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA (believed KIA) 15 August, 1940; sd by a Hurricane of No. 601 Sq., piloted by F/O Carl Raymond Davis. The ac crashed near West Tisted, Hampshire and was destroyed by fire. Remaining crew (MIA, beleived KIA): Uffz Kurt Glitzner, Obs; Fw Dieter Rogge (or Rugge), R/O and Uffz Erich Woldt, Gnr (D.Drury).
3097 Paul,Uffz22/NJG-100 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, two Soviet DB-3s 15 km N of Debelevo on 29 August, 1943.
3098 Paul, WilhelmFw3/NAGr.-3Fw 189A Werk # 0201 "5F + GL" (lost 8/25/43)EP(1943)

EK 1 & 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 25 August, 1943 at Kirow-Spas Demensk, probably due to enemy fire. His Observer, Hptm Rolf Grosse, was wounded, and a 3rd unnamed crewman was also KIA. Obs Loss List. His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
3099 Paulisch, Hans WernerLt5Stfkpt 2/JG-54 (12/40), Stfkpt 8/JG-54 (7/41 S.U.)Bf 109 D & E in 2 Staffel, Bf 109F-2 Werk# 6782 "Black 6" (lost 11/4/41) in 8 Staffel
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4 November, 1941 over Tikhvin, 160 km (100 miles) east of Leningrad, cause unknown. On 21 December, 1939, in 2 Staffel, suffered leg wounds in aerial combat with a Morane 406, and was forced to bail out. His first known victory, a Soviet DB-3 on 4 July, 1941. A 2nd, a SB-3 on 21 July, 1941. A 3rd, a SB-2 on 2 August, 1941. A 4th, an I-16 on 8 September, 1941. A 5th, an I-18 on 23 September, 1941.
3100 Paulmann, HeinzOfw3/NAGr-14 (France)Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200256 (lost 8/8/44)Night Observer Operational ClaspKIA 8 August, 1944 at Chartres, no further detail.

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