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3901 Schulz, Hans GeorgOfw1II/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet La-5 on 21 August, 1944. This could be Hans Gunther of 5/JG-54 in October, 1944, reported with an incorrect middle name.
3902 Schulz, HeinzOblt22/NJG-2 (7/41 Med))Ju 88C-4 Werk # 0357 "R4 + VB" (lost 3/8/42)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA with unnamed crew near Catania 8 March, 1942 when they were shot down by S/L Westmacott of 1435 Flt & a Beaufighter of No 89 Sq, piloted by Miller & Tearle (Ju 88 Loss List). One known victory, his 1st, a Whitley 5 km northeast of Feltwell on 9 July, 1941. His 2nd, a Wellington 70 km NE of Great Yarmouth on 8 August, 1941.
3903 Schulz, KarlFw19/JG-27Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Spitfire E of Swanage on 15 August, 1940. This may be OFw Karl Schulz , later in JG-5.
3904 Schulz, KarlUffz16/JG-53 (Channel)Bf 109E-3 "Yellow 11" (lost 8/16/40), Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1080 "Yellow 2 + -" (lost 10/2540) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 25 October, 1940 bailed over the Channel after combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 66 Sq., 10 km northeast of Hastings (Prien). Shot down in "Yellow 11" over the sea (Channel?), south of the Isle of Wight, on 16 August, 1940. A Gefr at the time, he had the good fortune of being picked up by ASR, uninjured (Prien). His first victory, a Spitfire E of London on 27 September, 1940.
3905 Schulz, MaxUffz12.J/88 Legion CondorBf 109B & E
Spanish Cross
EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Luftwaffe.cz source. His one victory in Spain, an I-15 on 27 August, 1937 (Safarikovi Claims List/D.Drury).
3906 Schulz, OttoOblt2/11/1911Treptow Pommern514/JG-27 (1/40), Stab II/JG-27 (6/42 Africa)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 (Trop) "White 2" & "White 11" (2/42), Bf 109F-4 (Trop.) Werk # 10271 "< +" (lost 6/17/42) RK(2/22/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/14/42)
EP(12/30/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 June 1942. Mombeek. Failed to return from a "sweep" in the area of Sidi Rezegh in Wk# 10271. Schulz had just downed his 51st, a Hurricane of RAF No. 274 Sq., piloted by Flt/Lt Conrad (WIA), and was making his 2nd strafing run to destroy the downed AC, when he was attacked by a P-40, piloted by RCAF F/Sgt James.F. Edwards of No 260 Sq., shot down and killed. 400 missions. His first Battle of Britain victory came on 15 August, 1940. A 2nd BOB victory, a Spitfire at Dover on 31 August, 1940. A 3rd, a Spitfire at Ashford on 1 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Gravesend on 28 October, 1940. 3 victories in the East, including his 1st Soviet victory, a P-40 on 22 June, 1941. 42 victories in the Desert, including many notable RAF Aces. A triple victory on 30 October, 1941 over Bardia-Sollum-Sidi Omar; all fighters of RAF Nos. 238 & 250 Sqs.. Schulz was known to have downed "Imshi" Mason, Squadron Leader of RAF No.94 Sq in a new P-40E Kittyhawk on 15 February, 1942. Also spelled Schulze or Schultz. Deceased 28 July, 2013 Fürstenfeldbruck (P. Bastin).
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
Otto Schulz (11 February 1911 – 17 June 1942) shot down and killed by RAF Kittyhawks near Sidi Rezegh. RK 22.02.1942 Oberfeldwebel Flugzeugführer i. d. II./JG 27

3907 Schulz, WernerLt2/StG-2 (8/42 S.U.), II/SG-4 (11/43 Italy)Ju 87D-1 & Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2218 "T6 + HK" (lost 9/26/42), Fw 190G-3 Werk # 360066 "White F" (lost 11/28/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/25/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber & Assault Operational Clasps
MIA 28 November, 1943 over Italy, cause unknown. MIA (briefly ??) with unnamed crew 9 August, 1942 in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 4958; crashed following a flak hit. Altho the Ju 87 Loss List does not mention that he returned, he must have, to continue operations in 1943. DK-G Awards List.
3908 Schulze-Bergeamen, Ernst August B.Uffz21/NJG-5Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 25/26 July, 1944, collided with another German aircraft while landing at the St Dizier airfield (Boiten). One known victory, a Lancaster at St Leu on 8 July, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" at Semur-en-Auxois on 19 July, 1944.
3909 Schulze-Blanck, GüntherOblt6Legion Condor, Stfkpt 4/JG-53Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3751 (lost 9/6/40), Bf 109E-4 Werk # 0963 (lost 9/9/40)
Spanish Cross

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(9/6/40)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 September, 1940 during a mission over Hastings England when he crashed into the Channel, his body washing ashore on the French Coast on 29 September, 1940 (Prien). WIA 6 September, 1940 when his canopy was hit during aerial combat east of Tonbridge (Prien). One known victory, his 1st, a Fesselballon on 8 June, 1940, no location. His 2nd, a Hurricane over England on 13 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire on 24 August, 1940, no location. His 4th, a Spitfire in the Portland area on 25 August, 1940. His 5th, a Hurricane over England on 29 August, 1940. His 6th, a Hurricane in the Dungeness area on 6 September, 1940.
3910 Schülze-Dickow, FritzMaj11/17/1913Berlin-Charlottenburg4Stafkpt 8/ZG-26 (1/41), Kdr III/ZG-26 (7/43), Kdr I/ZG-101 (3/43) & II/ZG-101 (8/44)Bf 110C, Bf 110D "3U + DS" (lost 11/15/41 when wounded/rescued), Ju 88 in ZG-101 RK(3/7/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp w/Pendant
500 missions including numerous low level and escort missions. 1 bomber. All victories in the West. One known victory, a B-17 NW of Bremen on 8 October, 1943. Wounded in the face in N. Africa on 15 November, 1941, and was rescued by Swoboda of III/ZG-26. Deceased 19 August, 1993 Köln (P. Bastin).
3911 Schulze, EhrenfriedOblt4/JG-53Bf 109E-4 (lost 8/40)Wound Badge(8/13/40)
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 13 August, 1940; shot down with wounds by a Spitfire over Dorchester. Source: Jochen Prien
3912 Schulze, FritzOblt38/ZG-26 (6/41)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Desert Hurricane on 17 June, 1941. A P-40 on 21 August, 1941. A 3rd, a Maryland on 12 December, 1941. Perry Claims.
3913 Schulze, GerhardUffz2/JGr-10Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171673 "White 8" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 24 August, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing near the Rechlin airfield. Jager Blatt 2/2004.
3914 Schulze, GünterFw7/JG-1 (8/43 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20525 "White 6" (lost 8/19/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15365 (lost 9/10/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 411029 "White 24" (lost 2/8/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 February, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 near Arlon. Lux., no known grave. Injured in a takeoff accident at the Eelde airfield on 10 September, 1943 when he hit an obstruction. Crashed at sea off Hoek-van-Holland after combat on 19 August, 1943.
3915 Schulze, H.J. vonObltWettererkundungs Staffel-2Observer Operational ClaspSchulze and crew crashed on 19 August, 1944 near Bordeaux, cause and crew disposition unknown. Remaining crew: Fw Alfred Möller and Uffz Haicha. Jager Blatt 5/2002.
3916 Schulze, HansFwIII/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/18/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 August, 1940 after his ac was damaged by fighters during an attack on either Ford or Poling, Sussex. He managed to return to France, but he and his R/O-Gnr, Ogefr Arno Böcker, were killed in a crash landing. No known graves (D.Drury).
3917 Schulze, HorstOfw68/JG-5 (12/43 S.U.), 9/JG-11 (4/44), 4/JG-11 (6/44), 8/JG-11 (8/44 France)Fw 190A, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413803 "White 7 + -" (lost 8/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 in the St Quentin area. He was known to have bailed, but did not survive (Wiegels). His first known victory, a Soviet P-40 N of Murmansk on 30 December, 1943. One known western victory, his 3rd, a P-38 at Rotenburg on 15 April, 1944. His 4th & 5th, both P-47s at Caen on 11 June, 1944. His last victory, a P-51 at St Quentin on 25 August, 1944, the date of his death.
3918 Schulze, MartinFw31/JG-301Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 27/28 August, 1944 during aerial combat in the Cambrai area, possibly a Mosquito of RAF No. 25 Sq. (Boiten). One known victory, his 1st, a "4 mot" over northern France on 5 July, 1944. His 2nd, another "4 mot", same day, W of Paris. His 3rd, a B-26 at Pont Remy on 8 July, 1944.
3919 Schulze, WilliUffz4/JG-54Bf 109E-1 (lost 8/7/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 August, 1940 after being struck by bomb splinters from an exploding Blenheim he was attacking, crashing at Goes Holland. Buried Ysselsteyn, Block BA/5/105. (DeSwart & Wings to Victory)
3920 Schumacher, Karl AugustGenMaj2/19/1896Rheine Westfalen2 Kdr I/Kü. JGr-136 (9/37), Kdr II/JG-333 (5/39), Kdr II/JG-77 (9/39 Nordholz), Stab/JG-1 (12/39), Kdr JG-1 (12/39), Jafü Bf 109B & E-1 in JG-333 & II/JG-77, Bf 109D, Bf 109E-3 "Blk < - +" in Stab/JG-1, Bf 110 RK(7/21/40)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Successfully defended German coastal area against British bombers. 160 missions. Both victories in the West. Responsible for the protection of northern routes near Wilhelmshaven from RAF bombing raids. 10/JG-26 (Nacht) was moved into this area at that time. His 1st victory, a Wellington into the sea, 10 km north of Spiekerooge, 18 December, 1939. His 2nd, a Blenheim "L8779 OM" of No.107 Sq. (Chorley Bmbr Cmd via R.Snapes), at sea, 10 km north of Langeoog, 27 December, 1939. On 8 November, 1941, he mistakenly shot down a Finnish DeHavilland Dragon ambulance plane, thinking it an SB, and was removed from command. Deceased 22 May, 1967 in Godesberg.
3921 Schumacher, Karl FriedrichFw10/7/192056 8/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.), II/JG-52 (5/44) Bf 109E & F, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19709 (lost 7/5/43 WIA-combat NE of Belgorod), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19764(force land-combat 8/5/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163165 (lost 5/31/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/8/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5/31/44, aerial combat, no further detail (Magnus). WIA 5 July, 1943 during aerial combat in his G-4, and made an emergency landing NE of Belgorod. Note: Wk# may be incorrect since Leschkowitz also reported lost in Wk# 19709 this date also, although Schumachers incident may have been earlier in the day. His first known victory, a Soviet I-153 10 km W of Gusarowka on 3 February, 1942. A 2nd, a MiG-1 5 km S of Bjelikolotetz on 14 May, 1942. A 3rd, a MiG-1 on 2 August, 1942. A 4th, a LaGG-3 on 15 August, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 16 August, 1942. An I-16 Rata and a LaGG-3 on 19 August, 1942. An 8th, a LaGG-3 on 27 August, 1942. A 9th, a MiG-1 on 30 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 31 October, 1942. Two Il-2s and a MiG-1 on 5 November, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 21 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 28 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 15 April, 1943. Nos 16 thru 19, two LaGGs, an Il-2 and a Yak-1 on 21 April, 1943. Nos 20 & 21, a P-39 and an Il-2 on 24 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 27 April, 1943. Three LaGG-3s, a Spitfire and a P-39 on 29 April, 1943.
3922 Schumacher, KurtW/O ?2/ZG-76 (8/40)Bf 110Destroyer Operational ClaspHis crew: Uffz Strauch; Obgefr Otto Giglhuber, gunner. They were shot down 13 August, 1940 over Kimmeridge Bay, England. Disposition unknown. Error ? Confliting data with Uffz Werner Schümichen, below.
3923 Schumacher, WernerUffz301(Erg)/JG-3, 7/JG-5 (4/42 S.U.), 8/JG-52 (11/42 S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6105 "White 10 (lost 8/5/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42 in absentia)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 August, 1940. Apparently released after the defeat of France. POW a second time in Russia, shot down by flak on 5 August, 1942. Died in Russian captivity. His first known victory, a Soviet Hurricane on 23 April, 1942. A 2nd & 3rd, both Soviet Hurricanes on 28 April, 1942, one at Küste, N of Ara-Guba, the other N of Cape Gel. Another double, a Hurricane and a MiG-3 on 15 May, 1942. Two Soviet Hurricanes on 18 May, 1942. Six victories on 28 May, 1942; four Hurricanes, a DB-3 and a Pe-2. A quad on 28 June, 1942; three Soviet Hurricanes and a MiG-3. A MiG-3 and two I-16 Ratas on 7 July, 1942. A Hurricane and a P-40 at Murmansk on 19 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 November, 1942, while in 8/JG-52. Needs some research!! There may have been two Werner Schumachers since this one has a victory in November, 1942 and Magnus has him captured in August, 1942!
3924 Schumacher, WernerGefr11(Erg)/JG-3Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Spitfire 20 km W of Joll-Häfen on 21 August, 1941. This looks like Uffz Werner Schumacher, previous record.
3925 Schumann,Lt16/ZG-1Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet IL-2 on 8 August, 1942.
3926 Schumann, August Wilhelm 'Rabatz' Oblt202.J/88 Legion Condor, Stfkpt 5/JG-52 (9/39, formerly 11/JG-72)Bf 109B (in Spain), Ar 68F in JG-72, He-51 & Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9191 (lost 9/6/41) in JG-52
Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 6 September, 1941 in aerial combat near Ljuban with a Soviet MiG-3 of the 159th Fighter Aviation Regt., thought to have been flown by Lt. Afanasiy Okhvat. Okhvat was also killed when he followed his victim down too closely and could not recover from the dive. Schumann had downed two Soviet AC this date, and then struck another 109. When he jumped, he struck the wing and could not open his chute. Four victories in Spain. His first western victory, a Bloch 210 in the Sedan area, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at London on 20 October, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire NW of Littlestone on 26 April, 1941. "Rabatz" was known as the "trouble-maker". His AC sported the "Pink Devil" as did other AC of 5/JG-52. Magnus, 20 victories.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
(no date) with J/88 of the Condor Legion in Spain. 01.07.39 Oblt., trf from I. of J/88 Legion Condor to I./JG 52. 15.07.39 appt Staka 11./JG 72. 01.09.39 appt Staka 5./JG 52 (to 06.09.41 KIA). 06.09.41 KIA – Bf 109F-2, WNr. 9191, "black 1"struck an obstacle and crashed on return from a sortie in the Lyuban area/S of Leningrad. Source: 12 o'clock high forum
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Me 109 E 'rote 1' of 5./JG 52 assigned to the Staffelkapitän Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann in Mannheim-Sandhofen, late 1939.
3927 Schumann, Friedrich FritzLt79/JG-5 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14067 "Yellow 9" (lost 9/16/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 September, 1943; failed to return from aerial combat at Motovskibukta, cause unknown (Source: SIG Norway). His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 31 December, 1942. A 2nd, a Pe-2 on 5 March, 1943. A 3rd, a Soviet Hampden on 23 August, 1943. A 4th, a P-39 on 26 August, 1943. A 5th & 6th, a Soviet Hurricane and a P-40 on 24 September, 1943. A 7th, a P-39 on 26 September, 1943.
3928 Schumann, GüntherLt8/7/19218/ZG-26 (Reich Def)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 5203 "3U + CS" (lost 8/24/43))Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 24 August, 1943 when he collided with another Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6412, piloted by Oblt Helmut Hantel, during aerial combat north of the Frisian Islands, and crashed into the North Sea. Both AC and crews were lost. Pilot Schumann was found near Blaavland 28 September, 1943 and was buried at Fovrfelt Cemetery, Grave 24, in Esbjerg on 10 October, 1943. His R/O, Uffz Bernard Gehte or Götte was washed ashore at Berregaard Denmark on 25 September, 1943 and buried in the Lemvig Cemetery, Grave 14, on 5 October, 1943. Source: Air War over Denmark.
3929 Schumann, WalterOfw112(J)/LG-2 (8/40), 1(J)/LG-2 (4/41), 2/JG-77 (5/42 S.U.), 1/JG-77 (11/42), 2/JG-77 (4/43 Med)Bf 109E in 40, Bf 109F & G (Trop) in 1 Staffel, Bf 109G-6 Werk# 16504 "Black 12" (lost 4/24/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 24 April, 1943; probably AA fire in "Black 12", near Bou Arada. Mombeek MIA List. His 1st victory, a Spitfire at Folkstone on 24 August, 1940, an Uffz at the time. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Biggin Hill on 30 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Dover on 18 September, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane on 9 April, 1942, now a Fw. His first known Soviet victory, two LaGG-3s on 16 May, 1942. Another LaGG-3 on 20 May, 1942. A Yak-1 on 12 June, 1942. His 8th victory was a P-40 in the El Alamein area on 3 November, 1942. His 9th, a P-40 on 14 December, 1942. His 10th, a Spitfire on 8 January, 1943. His 11th, a P-40 on 26 March, 1943.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)


3930 Schümichen, WernerUffz15(Z)/LG-1 (Channel)Bf 110D-0 Werk # unk "L1 + FL" (lost 8/13/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspBoth he and R/O, Ogefr Otto Giglhuber, were taken prisoner 13 August, 1940 after aerial combat, bailing safely. The ac came down by Swalland Farm, Kimmeridge. Bf 110 Loss List
3931 Schummer, RudolfOblt3/13/192156/ZG-1 (8/42 S.U.), Stab IV/JG-53 (1/45 Reich Def), Stfkpt 15/JG-53 (4/45)Bf 110 Werk # 2109 "S9 + RP" (lost 8/18/42), Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 166288 "Black <3 - + -" (dam 1/1/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His "Black <3" reported damaged by enemy fire on 1 January, 1945. He managed to return to Echterdingen airfield with the damaged ac, pilot OK. One known victory, an Auster on 16 April, 1945. Magnus Report & Bf 109 Loss List, 5 victories. His Bf 110 was shot down by enemy fighters on 18 August, 1942 at Abinskaja Russia; he returned, his unnaned Gunner was killed (Bf 110 Loss List).
3932 Schunk, AlfredFw22/JG-54Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire on 12 August, 1940 in the Margate-Kent area. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 18 September, 1940, no location.
3933 Schupp, FritzUffz28/ZG-26Bf 110C-4 Werk # 3290 "3U + DS" (lost 9/27/40) EK 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
POW 27 September, 1940 when during the attack on Parnall Yate, his one engine was disabled and set on fire by an attacking Spitfire of RAF No.152 Sq, piloted by P/O A.R.Watson. Both crew were injured when the AC made a force landing 1 mile SW of Kimmeridge, Dorset at 11:45 hours. His R/O-Gunner, Gefr Karl Nechwatal, was also taken prisoner. (Source: Bristol Past, John Penny) His first victory, a Spitfire over England on 18 August, 1940. A 2nd Spitfire over England on 3 September, 1940.
3934 Schürer,Uffz11(F)/123Bf 109, Ju 88 EK 2
Observer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire 3 km east of Grasville de la Romfort on 19 August, 1942.
3935 Schürer, KurtUffz3/NJG-4Do 217N-1 Werk # 51472 "3C + CL" (lost)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 12 August, 1943 near Froidchapelle. Source: A. Rosseels.
3936 Schürkamp, HeinzUffz8/NJG-3Bf110D-3 Werk # 4352 "D5 + NS" (lost 8/11/42)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 11 August, 1942 at Jammerbucht, no further detail. Bf 110 Loss List
3937 Schurmann, RudolfFwI/StG-3Ju 87D-3 Trop Werk # 312 (lost 8/22/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 22 August, 1943 over Yugoslavia, cause not reported. Also KIA, Uffz Hermann Klinge, believed to be the R/O, altho the pilot was not identified. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
3938 Schuss, AdolfFw9/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 5052 "9K + LT" (lost 8/12/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his unnamed crew 12 August, 1940; believed shot down by fighters over southern England (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Failed to return from a mission over Portsmouth Harbor. Remaining crew (MIA): Gefr Herbert Storeck, Obs; Gefr Alfed Merker, R/O and Gefr Siebo Nostel, Gnr (D.Drury).
3939 Schuster, WalterOgefr13/NJG-3Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" in the Königsberg area on 30 August, 1944: Lancaster ME742
3940 Schüttauf, HeinOgefrI/StG-5DFS 230 Werk # 222238 (75% damaged)Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
WIC (injured) 21 August, 1943; non-operational emergency landing west of Ishavveien, cause unknown. Source: SIG Norway.
3941 Schütte, Josef JuppOfw8/1/1917414/JG-3 (5/42 S.U.), 5/JG-3 (12/42; 7/43 S.U.), 3/JG-3 (8/43), 5/JG-3 11/JG-3 (12/43 Schiphol)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19976 "Black 7" (7/5/43; WIA at Woltschansk), Bf 109G-5 Werk # 15955 "Black 8" (lost 12/4/43 DeSwart)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/25/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(7/5/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4 December, 1943 during aerial combat with a P-47 in his G-5, crashing at Achterveld, 7 km west of Barneveld Holland (DeSwart). Buried Ysselsteyn CW/1/23 (Ton van Bon). WIA 5 July, 1943 during aerial combat with a Boston. One known victory, His first known Soviet victoy, an I-153, no location and an I-61 12 km E of Volokhov Yar on 26 May, 1942. Another Soviet, a MiG-1 NW of Kansenka on 22 June, 1942. A Soviet double victory on 24 June, 1942; an R-5 and an R-10. An Il-2 on 13 July, 1942. A Yak-4 1 km N of Kalatsch on 10 September, 1942. An Il-2 N of Stalingrad on 28 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 3 December, 1942. A MiG-1 on 20 December, 1942. A Yak-1 8 km SE of Pitomnik on 22 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 30 December, 1942. A Yak-1 5 km S of Bhnf. Kotluban on 7 January, 1943. A Pe-2 15 km W of Pitomnik on 12 January, 1943. His 25th a MiG-1 on 2 March, 1943. An Il-2 on 10 March, 1943. An A-20 Boston on 19 March, 1943. A Hurricane on 20 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 and an I-180 on 6 May, 1943. An Il-2 on 12 May, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a Yak-1 on 8 June, 1943. His 41st, a B-17 (e.V.) W of Venlo on 12 August, 1943.
3942 Schütz, HansUffz11/JG-27 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19870 "Red 6 + =" (lost 8/13/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 13 August, 1943 after engine trouble and he crashed into the sea near the Island of Korfu. Mombeek.
3943 Schütze, Hans 6/29/1919Marienburg WestpreussenNJG-3Ju 88, Bf 110Night Fighter Operational ClaspDeceased 21 August, 1997. Jager Blatt article.
3944 Schütze, RudolfOblt12/6/1909KönigsbergWekusta 1 Banak 7/42), Wekusta 5 (8/43)He 111H-3 Werk # 6942 "1B + CH" (45% dam 9/26/40), He 111H-3 Werk # ? "1B + HH" (dam 7/20/42 landing acc Nowja Semllja, pilot safe), Ar 232A-10 Werk # 0100012 "TC + EG" (lost 8/26/43) RK(3/14/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Meteorological Operational Clasp
KIC 26 August, 1943; non-operational crash near Drageidet Norway, cause engine failure. Remaining crew (all KIC): Ofw Josef Ulitzka, R/O and Ofw Roman Symma, Mech. All buried in the Botn Cem., Rogan Finland. Source: SIG Norway. Pilot safe 26 September, 1940 after experiencing engine trouble and making an emergency landing at the Vaernes airfield (Wekusta Loss List).

3945 Schwadtke, ErichUffz181/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190AEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Yak-9 on 6 August, 1944. A 2nd, a Pe-2 on 25 August, 1944. A 3rd, a P-39 on 28 August, 1944. A 4th, an Il-2 on 31 August, 1944. A 5th, a Yak-9 on 6 September, 1944. Nos. 6 & 7, an La-5 and a P-2 on 14 September, 1944. Nos 8 & 9, both Il-2s on 15 September, 1944. A 10th, a Pe-2 on 17 September, 1944. An 11th, a P-39 on 20 September, 1944. A 12th, a Yak-9 on 6 October, 1944. Nos. 13 & 14, a Yak-9 and an Il-2 on 16 October, 1944. Nos. 15, 16 & 17, two P-39s and an Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. An 18th, an La-5 on 29 October, 1944.
3946 Schwaiger, FranzLt2/1/1918Ulm a.d. Donau676/JG-3 (5/42 S.U.), 2/JG-3 (8/42 S.U.), 3/JG-3 (9/43 Reich Def), Stafkpt 1/JG-3Bf 109F-4Z/Trop "Yellow 3" w/ 6 Staffel, Bf 109G-6 (force land 8/17/43), Bf 109G-/U4 Werk # 20249 (WIA 9/16/43), Bf 109G-5 Wk# 110186 "White 5" (lost 4/24/44) w/ JG-3 RK(10/29/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(9/16/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
12 victories in the West. 2 bombers. KIA 24 April, 1944. After destroying an American bomber, and lacking fuel, Schwaiger was killed making an emergency landing in "White 5" in an open field at Pessenburgheim, near Rain and Lech. An American pilot witnessed this, and killed Schwaiger by strafing after he left the aircraft. He is buried at Ochsenhausen. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 3 km NNW of Izyum on 27 May, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 22 July, 1942. A Yak-1 on 24 July, 1942. Two Il-2s on 26 July, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 31 July, 1942. His 21st, a MiG-1 on 4 August, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 9 August, 1942. Three Il-2s on 17 August, 1942. A Pe-2 and a LaGG-3 on 20 August, 1942. Two Il-2s and a MiG-3 on 29 September, 1942. His 47th, a Yak-1 on 7 October, 1942. His 48th, a LaGG-3 on 8 October, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 67 victories. Photo
3947 Schwaiger, FranzFw12/23/1914BerchtesgadenErg/JG-26, 5/JG-26 (4/41)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6520 (lost 8/19/41)Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 19 August, 1941 in aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 401 Sq. at Saint Laurent, near Steenvoorde. He did manage to bail, but a too great a speed, ripping his harness free, and he fell to his death. Schwaiger was a former Gebirgsjager. Added: He is buried in the Ger War Cem. at Bourdon, Blk 9, Row 6, Gr 207 (D.Drury).
3948 Schwan, WernerUffz2I/JG-26 (joins in Russia 3/43), 1/JG-26Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7146 (lost), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171731 "White 3" (lost) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 September, 1944 during aerial combat in "White 3" with a P-51 of 339FG at Dehaart, 5 km ESE of Aalten. . WIA 6 April, 1943 when he crashed in Wk # 7146 returning from a mission. He was severly injured and was sent to a hospital in Germany. He returned to First Staffel in February, 1944. His first victory was a P-51 of 359th FG at Versailles on 8 August, 1944. His 2nd, a Spitfire of RAF No. 602 Sq. at Rouen (Lyons-le-Foret) on 26 August, 1944.
3949 Schwaneberg, Siegfried SigiOfw108/JG-51, JV-44 (3/45)Bf 109F & G, Me 262A-1a or Fw 190D-9 in JV-44EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 2 August, 1942. A 2nd, a MiG-3 on 4 August, 1942. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 17 August, 1942. A Pe-2 NE of Karmanovo on 4 September, 1942. A 5th, an Il-2 at Rattachew on 14 October, 1942. A 6th, a Pe-2 W of Nosdrinka on 29 October, 1942. A 7th, a Pe-2 on 7 November, 1942. An Il-2 on 28 November, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 13 December, 1942. A 10th, a P-39 on 7 January, 1943 as Uffz. His JV-44 service found on a pilot list on-line. Magnus Report, 15 victories.
3950 Schwanecke, GüntherHptm12/3/1920Kleve10JG-77, Stab I/JG-5 (5/43 Norway), 4/JG-5 (2/44 S.U.), Stfkpt 4/JG-5 (8/44), Stfkpt 13/JG-4 (11/44), Stab/JG-4 (4/45)Bf 109G-6 "Yellow 1" (3/44) in 4/JG-5 Finland & (10/44) FinsterwaldeEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Beaufighter over Norway on 1 May, 1943. His first known Soviet victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 28 February, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 S of Rinshinki on 22 March, 1944. A 3rd, a LaGG-3 SE of Letedra See on 30 March, 1944. Nos. 4, 5 & 6, all Il-2s N of Prechalanyaki on 2 April, 1944. A 7th Soviet, and 8th overall, a Yak-3 on 12 April, 1945. No.9, an Il-2 on 17 April, 1945. His 10th, a Spitfire on 20 April, 1945. Alternate spelling: Schwaneke.

Oblt Günther Schwanecke with his Bf 109G-6, 'Yellow 1' 7 / JG 5 August 1944
3951 Schwanitz, ErwinUffz13/JG-3Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-38 at Büxtehüde on 5 August, 1944.
3952 Schwanz, KarlFw9/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5786 "F1 + LP" (lost 8/31/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 31 August, 1941, cause unknown, location not reported. Ju 87 Loss List
3953 Schwartz, KarlLt2/StG-5Ju 87R-2 Werk # 6001 "L1 + HK" (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 2 August, 1942; shot down over Lake of Njome. His R/O, Uffz Gerhard Opitz was wounded in the encounter. Source: SIG Norway.
3954 Schwartz, SiegfriedOblt1/Ku.Fl.Gr.-706Bv 138C-1 Werk # 310120 "6I + AH" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 22 August, 1942 over the North Sea, no further detail given. Source: D. Stankey.
3955 Schwarz, ErichStabsFw129/JG-26 (10/41), 9/JG-26 (7/43), 8/JG-26 (8/43), 4/JG-26 (1/44), 3/JG-26 (1/45), 1/JG-26 (4/45)Bf 109E-7, Fw 190A-1 & 3, Fw 190A-6, Fw 190A-8 Wk # 170066 "Blue 3" (dam 5/15/44), Fw 190DEP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 15 May, 1944 during aerial combat in "Blue 3" with an RCAF Spitfires, piloted by F/L Williams, F/Os Thornton, Bryan & Orr of No. 403 Sq. at Wevelghem. He was strafed by the Canadian pilots as he was landing. He made a force landing on the field, and suffered severe burns. Bodenplatte pilot. Two known victories; His 1st, a B-17 # 41-24582 "One Oclock Jump" of 303BG, 358BS on 12 December, 1942. Another, a B-17 on 16 February, 1943, # 42-5717 of the 306BG, 423BS, flown by Lt William H. Warner. 4 of the crew bailed before it crashed at Ploermal. His 3rd, a Spitfire at the Lille-Nord airfield on 26 July, 1943. A 4th, a B-17 at Insel Schouwen on 19 August, 1943. His 5th, a Spitfire NW of Menin on 8 September, 1943. His 6th, a Spitfire in the Calais area on 21 January, 1944. A 7th, a Spitfire V N of Fort Philippe on 23 January, 1944. An 8th, a B-17 on 30 January, 1944. His 9th (8th per OKL), a B-24 at Bailleu on 1 April, 1944. The JG-26 War Diary reports a victory on 26 December, 1944, seemingly his 10th. An 11th, a Yak-3 near Stolpe on 24 April, 1945. A 12th, and last victory, a Yak-3 SE of Prenzlau on 26 April, 1945. Survived the war. Alternate spelling: Schwartz.
3956 Schwarz, GüntherFw402/JG-51 (12/42 S.U.)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550497 "Black 10" (lost 10/24/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 October, 1943; aerial combat southeast of Lojew (DK-G Awards List). His first known victory, a Soviet MiG-3 SW of Srelyj on 14 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 13 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 17 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 18 July, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 19 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 and an Il-2 on 4 August, 1943. A Pe-2 on 18 August, 1943. Two Pe-2s in the Babki-Deslyndovka aeas on 22 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) NW of Alschanny on 27 August, 1943. Three Il-2s (all m.H.) NE of Goluboff on 29 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 ESE of Yelnya on 30 August, 1943. A P-2 NW of Perepudovo on 4 September, 1943. Three Il-2s on 15 September, 1943. Two Il-2s and a LaGG-5 at Kalkikino on 17 September, 1943. Two Yak-9s in the Poltava Sector on 30 September, 1943. A Pe-2 at Dudolowskwa on 4 October, 1943. An Il-2 over the Semminra See on 10 October, 1943. Magnus, victory count of 40 is approximate.
3957 Schwarz, HansLt6/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171522 "Black 13" (lost 8/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 25 August, 1944 after aerial combat with a P-38 near La Fere. Mombeek MIA List.
3958 Schwarz, HansUffz26/SG-2 (2/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 25 February, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 5 August, 1944.
3959 Schwarz, Hans HerbertGefr6/17/1924Köln-Merheim19/JG-54 (France)Fw 190A-8s; Werk#s 170364 "Yellow 9" (90%) & 173025 "Yellow 4 (lost 8/7/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 30 October, 1944 in an unidentified A-8 over Gutenfeld/E. Prussia. Prior, shot down with wounds 9 May, 1944 in "Yellow 9" over Landau/Isar. Shot down by Spitfires, w/o wounds, 7 August, 1944 in "Yellow 4" by La Ferriere (Etangs, Fr.), east of Doufront (or Domfront). Jager Blatt 3/2004 suggests he was MIA, and the wreck has probably by now been found. One known victory, a B-24 N of Paris on 6 August, 1944.
3960 Schwarz, HeinzFw410/JG-11 (6/44 S.U.), 8/JG-11 (8/44 S.U.), 11/JG-11 (12/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175257 (lost 12/23/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 23 December, 1944 during aerial combat near Reckerscheid/Münster-Eifel, most likely after his P-47 victory, same day. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 28 June, 1944, an Uffz at the time. A 2nd Soviet, a LaGG-5 N of Plaukai on 17 August, 1944, still an Uffz. A 3rd Soviet, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 19 August, 1944. One known western victory, a P-47 at Saar-Hunsrück on 23 December, 1944.
3961 Schwarz, HeinzLt15/JG-1 (4/43 Haamstede)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5558 (lost 4/6/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
He was uninjured in a landing accident on 6 April, 1943 when he crashed his A-4 at the Woensdrecht Holland airfield after a non-eventful sortie, cause unknown (DeSwart & Wings to Victory). One known victory, a B-17 (HSS) at Mayen-Mendig on 17 August, 1943.


Major Heinz Bär (Kommandeur ll./JG1) briefing pilots at Rheine: 4 from L: - Lt. Schwarz
3962 Schwarz, JuliusObltStab II/JG-53 (France)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 166299 "Black <2 + -" (lost 8/22/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-38 near Laon, bailed safely.
3963 Schwarz, KarlLt2/StG-5 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 6001 "L1 + HK" (lost 8/2/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 2 August, 1942; crashed and burned near Njornje See due to an enemy fighter attack. His unnamed R/O returned. Ju 87 Loss List
3964 Schwarz, KurtFw1(F)/123 (Med)Ju 88T-1 Werk # 430801 "4U + JH" (lost 8/27/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 27 August, 1943 over Malta, cause unknown; two remaining unnamed crew and Observer Lt Karl Otto Kussmann returned (Ju 88 Loss List).
3965 Schwarz, VincentUffz5/Bordflieger Gr-196 (Hommelvik See)Ar 196A-2 Werk # 0064 (lost 8/19/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 19 August, 1940; while flying his ship-borne ac and searching for another lost Ar 196 Wk# 0053 (pilot Uffz Martin Eichborn) from the same unit, he crashed into the mountainside at Midsundvatnet, Otröy. His Observer, Lt.z.See, Ulrich Burk, was also KIC (Flyvrak Norway).
3966 Schwarzbaur, JohannUffz2/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 31322 (lost 8/16/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 16 August, 1943; overturned during an emergency landing at Subowka after being hit by enemy return fire, his unnamed R/O OK. Ju 87 Loss List
3967 Schweikart, KarlOfw12/JG-2Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7129 "White 3" (dam 12/4/41), Fw 190A-2 Werk# 20320 (lost 8/19/42) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 August, 1942; Aerial combat with a fighter, crashed into the sea off Dieppe. Injured in a crash 4 December, 1941 when he crashed on takeoff near Kersaint, Brittany, France (A. Rosseels). One known victory, a Spitfire on 16 April, 1942. Mombeek MIA List.
3968 Schweinhardt, KurtOfw5/StG-77 (Channel) Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5167 "S2 + JN" (or UN) (lost 8/18/40) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 18 August, 1940 after being shot down with wounds at Ham Manor Golf Course, Angmering, Sussex, by P/O Whall of No. 602 Sq.. His unnamed R/O KIA. Ju 87 Loss List. Added: His R/O-Gnr, Ofw Willi Geiger (8/30/1914 Mannheim), buried CC, Block 4, Row F, Gr 18 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
3969 Schweisgut,LtIII/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7073 "9K + ED" (10% dam 8/12/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 12 August, 1940 when his ac was damaged by fighters over Portsmouth. His Observer this date was Maj Walter Marienfeld.Source: Ju 88 Loss List.
3970 Schweitzer, HeinrichUffz8/StG-151Ju 87D-1 Werk # 2239 (lost 8/5/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 5 August, 1943 over Yugoslavia, no cause reported. Also KIA, Ogefr Heinrich Kniese, believed to be the R/O, altho the pilot was not identified. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
3971 Schwengel, AugustUffzII/EJG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170416 (15% dam 2/3/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 3 February, 1945 at Werneuchen, overturned on landing attempt.
3972 Schwerdtner, Heinrich Hironimus Ritter vonLt2/7/1922Klagenfurt62/JG-53 (12/41; 2/42 Med)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7298 "Black 12" (lost 2/7/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 7 February, 1942, colliding with another Bf 109, Werk # 7262, piloted by Lt Erich Thomas, upon landing at Gela (Prien). One known victory, his first, a Spitfire on 18 August, 1940, no location, a Flieger at the time. A 2nd, a Hurricane south of La Valetta (Malta) on 22 December, 1941. Magnus, 9 victories.
3973 Schwientek, GeorgLt7/21/1917Magdeburg312/JG-52 (S.U.) Bf 109F-4 "Black 1" (7/42 Pitomnik), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15849 "Black 11" (lost 8/3/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/6/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/3/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 August, 1943 during aerial combat at Kuteinikowo with a Soviet Il-2. 300+ combat missions. His first known victory, a LaGG-3 on 12 July, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 5 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 9 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 11 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 28 October, 1942. Two Il-2s and an La-5 on 26 December, 1942. A Boston on 24 February, 1943. A Yak-1 on 16 March, 1943. Two LaGG-5s and two Il-2s on 28 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 17 April, 1943. Two Il-2s on 11 June, 1943. A MiG-1 and an Il-2(m.H.) on 14 June, 1943. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 16 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 9 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 16 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 19 July, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 22 July, 1943. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943.
3974 Sculze, Horst6JG-11Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 August, 1944. Magnus.
3975 Seckel, Georg "Schorsch"Hptm3/22/191140 2(J)/Trägergruppe-186 (7/38, Zeppelin Carrier Trng Unit), 7/JG-77 (2/42), 1/JGr-200 (7/44 France), JG-4 Bf 109T "Red 2" in 2/JGr-186, Bf 109F-4 Werk# 7065 "White 3" (7/41 Jassy Romania), Bf 109G & Fw 190A in III/EJG-1 (5/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/19/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/7/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47. Got his 6th victory in Russia on 4 July, 1941. Think he was in JG-77 at the time. Another Soviet victory, an I-153 near the Soviet airfield at Kolodesey on 21 February, 1942. An I-153 on 13 March, 1942, while in 7/JG-77. Two MiG-3s on 13 May, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 21 June, 1942. He also served in JG-200 and JG-4. His 34th victory, a P-40E in N. Africa on 14 January, 1943 while serving in 7/JG-77 and his 35th, a P-38 25 km northwest of Gafsa on 15 March, 1943. Another known Desert victory while serving in Stab III/JG-77, a Kittyhawk at Map Quadrant 04513 on 8 March, 1943. One known victory while in JGr-200, a B-24 at Manosque on 12 July, 1944. Another in JG-200, a B-24 35 km SE of Montpellier on 24 July, 1944. At wars end, he was Kdr III/EJG-1. Bowers/Lednicer, 40 victories.
3976 Seebauer, WalterFhjUffz8/22/1922Rodewisch2/JFS-6 (42), 2/JGr-Ost (43),6/JG-77 (Italy 44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18739 (50% dam 8/11/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 29 January, 1944 in Italy: buried Pomezia Italy, Endgrablage: Block S, Grave 1055 (Wehrpass information by Eric-Jan Bakker). Injured 11 August, 1943; overturned on landing at Caminliatello (Feldflugplatz 170).
Pomezia, Italy
3977 Seebeck, vonLt3(F)/22 (Sola)Do 17P Werk # 1119 "4N + AL" (lost at sea off the Swedish coast)Observer Operational ClaspMissing after a force landing off the coast of Sweden on 30 August, 1940. His two remaining crewmembers are also MIA. Cause of the crash unknown. Source: B.Widfeldt
3978 Seefried, FritzLt6/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 6736 "V4 + IP" (lost 8/17/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew near Kolodesy 17 August, 1942, probably due to ground fire (Ju 88 Loss List).
3979 Seeger, Günther "Hupatz"Oblt9/9/1918Offenbach Main56 3/JG-2 (2/40), II/JG-2 (12/42), Stab II/JG-53 (11/42), 6/JG-53, 7/JG-53(2/43), Stfkpt 7/JG-53(3/44 Orvieto) Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7075 (85% dam 10/21/41 in JG-2; pilot WIC), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 130536 "Yellow 14" (lost 8/19/42 bailed), Bf 109G-6 "White 3 + I (Sciacca, Sicily), Bf 109G-6 "White 13" (5/13/44 crash land-combat), Bf 109G-6 "White 1" (5/24/44 wounded-fighter) RK(3/26/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/29/42)
EP(8/9/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pend
WIA 24 May, 1944 during aerial combat with a US fighter. 504 combat missions. All victories in the West. 8 four engine bombers. His first victory, a Morane southwest of Soissons, 8 June, 1940. Nos.2 & 3, both Hurricanes, one SW of Henfield, the other E of Weybridge on 7 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire over the Isle of Wight on 28 November, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire SE of Calais on 25 June, 1941. His 10th, a Spitfire 15 km N of Calais on 23 July, 1941. Injured in a crash 21 October, 1941 due to engine failure during aerial combat at Blendecques, 2 km south of St. Omer. One known Desert victory, a P-38 on 28 November, 1942. Also in the Desert, he downed a P-40 and two Bostons (A-20s) 30 km southwest of Kairouan on 3 January, 1943. His 48th, a B-17 near Trier on 11 May, 1944. His 50th, a Spitfire 10 km SE of Caen on 2 July, 1944. His 53rd, a P-38 at Jussy, N of Tergnier, on 22 August, 1944. His 54th, a P-47 N of Ramstein on 13 October, 1944. His 55th, an Auster on 7 April, 1945, still in 7/JG-53. His 56th, and last victory, a P-47 on 13 April, 1945. Bowers/Lednicer, 56 victories. Photo

3980 Seel, Ingo88A-4 Werk # 5658 "9K + DP" (lost 8/8/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Tuapse 8 August, 1942; crashed at sea after engine trouble (Ju 88 Loss List).
3981 Seeler,Fw112/NJG-1Bf 110C
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" in the Morbach area on 12 August, 1944.
3982 Seelmann, GeorgOblt2/4/1917Bamberg392/JG-77 (10/39), 11/JG-51(11/40 S.U.), Erg/JG-51(12/41), Stfkpt 4/JG-51(10/42), 1/JG-103(6/43 to end)Bf 109E in 40, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5255 (90% dam 3/5/41), Bf 109F-2 Wk# 9647 (lost 8/30/41) & # 12652 "White 5" (lost 8/3/42), Bf 109G RK(10/6/41)

EK 1 & 2
Silver Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Battle of Britain pilot. About 500 missions. 3 victories in the West. His 1st victory, a Morane 406 Wk# 281 of Grp de Chase II/2, 15 km south of Charleroi, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire in the Cranbrook area on 7 September, 1940. He was uninjured in a crash at Widchem, near Le Touquet, on 5 March, 1941, due to an explosion onboard the AC after combat. Another, a Hurricane on 16 April, 1941, SE of Dungeness. His 1st & 2nd Soviet victory, an I-15 and a DB-3 on 22 June, 1941. Two SB-3s on 24 June, 1941. A ZKB-19 on 29 June, 1941. A double Soviet victory on 2 July, 1941; both DB-3s. Rammed by a Soviet fighter on 30 August, 1941 in Wk# 9647, bailing behind enemy lines, but evaded and returned. An I-18 on 24 September, 1941, Stfkpt of 11/JG-51 at the time. An Il-2 on 2 August, 1942. On 3 August, 1942, he bailed with wounds from his burning "White 5" after being hit by Soviet bomber return fire. In May, 1943, he relinquished command of 4/JG-51 due to the effects of his wounds, and became an Instructor in JG-103. Flugbuch (4/38 to 6/42). Bowers/Lednicer, 39 victories. Deceased 18 September, 1989 in Lichtenfels in Oberfranken. Photo
3983 Seevers, AlbertLt9/16/1919264/JG-54 (4/44) S.U.), 5/JG-54 (11/44)Fw 190A-9 Werk# 750088 "Black 6" (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 November, 1944 over the Libau-Grobin S.U. airfield. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 28 April, 1944. A 2nd & 3rd, an Il-2 and a P-39 on 17 June, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 28 June, 1944. Nos. 5 & 6, an Il-2 and a Yak-9 on 29 June, 1944. A 7th, a Pe-2 on 26 July, 1944. An 8th, a Yak-9 on 28 August, 1944. A 9th, a Yak-9 on 3 September, 1944. A 10th, an Il-2 on 5 September, 1944. An 11th, a Yak-9 on 15 September, 1944. A 12th, an Il-2 on 19 September, 1944. A 13th, a Yak-9 on 23 September, 1944. A 14th, a Yak-9 on 24 September, 1944. A 15th, an Il-2 on 26 September, 1944. A 16th, a Yak-9 on 28 September, 1944. Nos. 17, 18 & 19, all three Il-2s on 30 September, 1944. A 20th, an Il-2 on 6 October, 1944. A 21st, an Il-2 on 9 October, 1944. Nos. 22 & 23, both Pe-2s on 10 October, 1944. A 24th, a Pe-2 on 22 October, 1944. A 25th, an Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. A 26th, a Pe-2 on 30 November, 1944.
3984 Seewaldt, ErichOfw4/KG-77 (Africa?)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3666 "3Z + NM" (lost 8/24/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 24 August, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
3985 Seffler, SiegfriedFw17/JG-4Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Mosquito on 30 August, 1944, no location given.
3986 Segatz, HermannHptm6/29/1917Fuerstengube Puss40JG-26, Stab/JG-51(6/41 S.U.), 5/JG-51, Stfkpt 8/JG-5, Stfkpt 11/JG-1(1/42 Holland), Stab II/JG-1, Kdr II/JG-1(2/44)Bf 109E-3 "Black 3" &, Bf 109E-4 "Red(?) 6" both in 5/JG-51, Bf 109E-7 Werk # 856 (75% dam 2/6/42; injured, emergency landing, Brest-Süd, engine trouble) in 11/JG-1, Bf 109E-7 "Black 3" & Bf 109F-2 "Black 3" both in 8/JG-5, Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430315 "White 23" (lost 3/8/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/25/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 March, 1944 in "White 23" during aerial combat with a P-47 south of Luckau. Buried in Bernberg.Saale Abt. 2/3/6. His first victory, a Spitfire SW of Dover on 7 July, 1940, while serving in 5/JG-51. His 2nd, a Spitfire N of Cape Gris Nez on 5 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Deal on 11 August, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire over the Thames on 30 October, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire at Deal on 28 November, 1940, still in 5/JG-51. His 1st Soviet victories, three B-26s at Brest Litovak, between Biala and Podlaska on 22 June, 1941. A Soviet Hurricane on 5 August, 1942, while in 8/JG-5. Two Soviet Hurricanes on 10 August, 1942. A Soviet P-40 on 8 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 15 December, 1942. Three victories in JG-26, nos. 14, 15 & 16. His personal emblem was the Tyrolean Eagle. Ive seen his name spelled with two "e"s. His 14th victory, a Spitfire at Audruiq on 14 August, 1941. His 15th, a Spitfire at Nieuport on 29 August, 1941. His 16th, a Spitfire at Boulogne on 10/21/41. His 34th, a B-24 5 km S of Damme on 21 February, 1944. His 37th, a B-17 (HSS) S of Heilbronn on 25 February, 1944. His 40th and last victory, the same day as his death, a B-17 (HSS) at Luben, N of Luckau, 8 March, 1944.
3987 Seidel, GeorgOfw476/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), 9/JG-51 (7/42 S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6465 (10% dam 3/18/41, combat, pilot OK) & F, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 234 "Yellow 10" (lost 3/6/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/24/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 March, 1943 in his A-3 due to an enemy fighter attack on the Orel airfield. One known victory, his 1st in the Soviet Union, an I-18 on 22 June, 1941. Shot down with severe hot oil burns 5 July, 1941 in aerial combat with Soviet I-16 fighters. Despite the burns, he was able to make a force landing. Gefr Anton was flying wing for Seidel on this date, and he too, suffered severe facial wounds. Another known victory, a DB-3 on 15 September, 1941. A Pe-2 and an R-Z on 4 October, 1941. An R-3 on 6 November, 1941. A MiG-3 30 km ENE of Subzoff on 27 July, 1942. A Pe-2 15 km SW of Nord-Dugino on 31 July, 1942. Two MiG-3s on 2 August, 1942. A MiG-1, an Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 4 August, 1942. three LaGG-3s on 5 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 13 August, 1942. An R-5 on 23 September, 1942. A MiG-3 NW of Delnye on 26 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 W of Olenino on 29 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 10 November, 1942. Two Pe-2s on 23 February, 1943. An Il-2 and a MiG-3 on 24 February, 1943. Magnus, 47 victories. Alternate spelling: Siedel (109 Loss List).
3988 Seidel, PaulLt8/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 5072 "9K + FS" (lost 8/12/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew during a sortie to Portsmouth Harbor, 12 August, 1940, cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: He was sd by RAF fighters and crashed into the English Channel. Remaining crew (KIA): Ofw Fritz Lukoschuss, Obs; Uffz Heinrich Fischer, R/O and Sdrfüh Ulrich Bigalke, Gnr. Seidel buried Champigny St Andre, Blk 10, Row ?, Gr 1163; Lukoschuss & Fischer at Bourdon, Blk 32, Row 5, Graves 180 & 181 respectively and Bigalke at Champigny St Andre, Blk 17, Row 22, Gr 1183 (D.Drury).
3989 Seidl,Oblt12(F)/11Bf 109F EK 2
Observer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet U-2 on 19 August, 1942.
3990 Seidl, AlfredOblt4/12/1919Munich31 2(Erg)/JG-53(3/41), 8/JG-53(6/41 S.U.;4/42 Malta), 7/JG-53(3/44 Italy, 7/44), 10/JG-53 (10/44 Reich Def), Act Kdr. I/JG-3 (1/1/45), JG-7 Bf 109E-8 Wk# 1237 "Blk 15" 75%(3/41), Bf 109F-2 "Black 12" (S.U.), Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 7005 "Black 10 + I" (lost 9/30/42), Bf 109G-6 Trop Werk # 18676 "Black 8" (lost 8/23/43; engine fire, bailed safely north of Grazzanise), Bf 109G-6/R6 Werk # 162285 "Black 2 + I" (lost 3/22/44; combat w/Spitfire, WIA, bailed safely, 5km S of Anagni Italy), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 461345 "White 10 + I" (dam 10/15/44; injured, overturn during emergency landing at Götzenhain due to eng. dam), Bf 109G-10/AS "Black 8" & Bf 109G-14 in JG-3, Me 262 in JG-7
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(12/19/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
614 combat missions. Seidl made a force landing at Fontenet on 17 March, 1941 in his E-8, cause unknown and was uninjured (Prien). He also flew Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5696 "Black 12" at Maldeghem in April 1941 (Prien). WIA a second time in Wk# 7005 on 9/30/42, bailed safely. At least 5 victories in the Desert (JG-53). One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire at Deal on 17 May, 1941. Another, a Spitfire 4 km east of Insel Filfa on 10 April, 1942. His 9th, a Spitfire over Malta on 29 April, 1942. Another near Alamein on 12 July, 1942. Another British fighter near Qattara Depression on 29 September, 1942. Another Spitfire V 20 km southeast of Abu-Dweis on 30 September, 1942. His 20th victory, a P-38 over southern Italy on 13 August, 1943. His 26th, a P-38 on 16 January, 1944. Bodenplatte pilot (JG-3) against Eindhoven airfield. His 27th victory, a P-47 at Soltau-Lüneberg on 4 August, 1944. His 28th, a B-24 in the Steenwijk area on 15 August, 1944. His 29th, a B-17 NW of Lüneburg on 24 August, 1944. His 30th, a P-38 S of Giessen on 25 August, 1944. His 31st, a P-47 in the Ardennes area on 17 December, 1944. Found also on F. Mörl Interrogation Report. Alternate spelling: Siedl and Seidel.
3991 Seidler, MaxOfw15/JG-3 (5/42), 6/JG-3 (8/42 S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10233 "Yellow 9 + -" (lost 8/5/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Reported MIA 5 August, 1942 near Stalingrad, no cause reported, pilot returned. His first known victory, a Soviet R-10 on 29 May, 1942.
3992 Seifert, WernerUffz102/JG-3, I/JG-107 (France 8/44)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 (8/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 10th per OKL, a Soviet Yak-1 on 24 July, 1942. Added: reported killed 25 August, 1944 (inscription on photo).
3993 Seiler,ObltStfkpt 2/StG-77 (8/40)Ju 87Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 August, 1940 when he was attacked by British fighters during a raid on England. Source: Rudolf Singler narrative
3994 Seiler, Reinhard 'Seppl'Maj8/30/1909Rawitsch Posen1092.J/88 Legion Condor, I/JG-54, Stfkpt 1/JG-54, Kdr III/JG-54 (2/43 S.U.), Kdr I/JG-54 (7/43), Kdr JG-104Bf 109B & D (in Spain), Bf 109E-4 "White 7" & "White 7" & Bf 109F-2 "White 1 & 9" all four in 1/JG-54, Bf 109F-4 "White <<+" and Bf 109G "White <<+" in III/JG-54, Fw 190A-4 Werk # 1501341 "Black << +" (7/43), Bf 109G-2 w/ III/JG-54
RK(12/20/41)
EL(3/2/44)

Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/41)
EP(8/20/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Ftr Oper Clsp w/Pend
1 Bomber. 96 victories in the East. A triple at Osemski on 26 January, 1942; an I-18 and two I-26s, one of many multiples in the Eastern Theater. A MiG-3 on 12 June, 1943. Two Il-2s, an La-5, a MiG-3 and a P-39 on 5 July, 1943. 16 Night victories over Russia. 9 victories in Spain. His 1st victory, a Potez 63 south of Colmar, 10 January, 1940, while in I/JG-54. His 2nd, a Morane W of Strassburg on 7 April, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire over the English Channel on 5 August, 1940. He was one of the most successful fighter pilots in Spain. Shot down and lost four AC in JG-54; the E-4 above 8/4/40, an F-2 "White 1" 9/11/41 and an F-4 "White <<" 3/20/42. Downed the 4th time on 6 July, 1943 in Fw 190A-5, Werk# (150)1341 "Black <" (lost) east of Ponyri. Wounded three times, one known, 6 July, 1943. He won the DK-G on 15 October, 1941. Deceased 6 October, 1989.
3995 Seiler, WernerUffzIII/ZG-26Bf 110CDestroyer Operational ClaspKIA 11 August, 1941 during aerial combat with P-40s of SAAG No. 2 Sq. at Sidi Barrani. His gunner, Ogefr Schmitz was also killed in the crash.
3996 Seimann,Uffz14/SG-1 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 10 August, 1944.
3997 Seimert,Lt9/SKG-10Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1712 (?% dam 8/26/43)Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 26 August, 1943 at Akrapapi-Spinazzo (Med.) during a force landing due to engine failure.
3998 Seis,Uffz15/JG-77Bf 109 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 over southern Italy, 19 August, 1943.
3999 Seiz, WalterOblt192114LKS-4, 3/JG-53 (Etaples, 1940; Soviet Union, Mar.1942; Italy, 1944), Stfkpt 8/JG-53 (4/44)Bf 109E-3, Bf 109E-4/B (9/40), Bf 109F-2 "Yellow 9" (5/41), Bf 109F-4 Wk# 7301 (lost 3/14/42), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10033 "Yellow 9" (lost 4/20/42), Bf 109G-6 "Yellow 7 (8/43 Italy), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162292 "Yellow 7" (lost 4/2/44)EP


EK 1 & 2(11/9/40)
Wound Badge(4/20/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down by a P-38 2 April, 1944 in Wk# 162292 over Crikvenica Yugoslavia, bailed safely and returned to his unit, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. QK. Bailed safely and uninjured in an aerial collision on 14 March, 1942 over Gozo with another Bf 109F-4 Wk# 7392, piloted by Uffz Heinrich Blum (KIC) (Prien). WIA 20 April, 1942 in "Yellow 9" during aerial combat, making a force landing at St Croce due to engine damage (Prien). One known victory, A Soviet I-180 on 21 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 5 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 12 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 19 September, 1942. His 9th, a western victory, a "2 mot" on 16 January, 1944. His 10th, a "Jager" in Italy on 17 January, 1944. His 11th, another "Jager" over Italy on 18 January, 1944. His 12th, a "2 mot" on 21 January, 1944. His 13th, a B-24 35 km SW of Laibach on 25 February, 1944. His 14th, a B-17 over Italy on 18 March, 1944. Russian POW, returned home in 1949. Survived the war.

Gela Sicily Spring 1942 L-R: Werkmeister Ofw. Krüger, Staffelkapitän Oblt. Wolfgang Tonne, Oblt. Karl Leonhard, Lt. Walter Seiz
4000 Seldner, ErichUffzI/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2583 (lost 8/16/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 16 August, 1943 during aerial combat near Rouen.

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