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4101 Sommermann, RichardFw7/JG-53 (Italy), 6/JG-53 (12/44 Malmsheim)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18250 "White 10 + I" (lost 8/12/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163155 "White 12 + I" (lost 5/23/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 23 May, 1944 during aerial combat with Spitfires at Tivoli, bailed safely. WIA 12 August, 1943 during aerial combat with bombers west of Ischia, bailed safely. Note: Pictured with Lt Trettau in 6/JG-53 at Malmsheim 12/44.
4102 Sonnenberg, WilhelmUffz1/11/1926I/JG-26 (joins 3/44), 3/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 731082 "Yellow 12" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 6 August, 1944 during aerial combat in "Yellow 12" with eith a P-47 of a Spitfire of RAF No. 131 Sq. SE of Vire, between Flers and Vire. Bailed successfully, with injuries. Shot down at least twice over Austria.
4103 Sonnenberg, Wolfram Albert AugustLt10/6/1919Trochel8/KG-3Do 17Z-2 Werk # 2573 "5K + CS" (lost 11/3/40)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 3 November, 1940 (DOW 4 Nov.) after his ac was sd by Hurricanes of No.46 Sq., piloted by F/O William Lefevre & P/O Charles F.Ambrose. The ac crashed in Wansunt Road, Bexley, Kent. Remaining crew (KIA, buried Cannock Chase): Fw Johannes Kleditzsch, Obs 1 (WIA/DOW 11/5, bur 5/3/52); Gefr Willi Krohn, Obs trainee (bur 1//7/255) and Uffz Ferdinand Zumbrock, R/O (bur 5/3/54). Lt Sonnenberg buried CC/5/3/53. (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
4104 Sonnleitner, HeinrichOblt4/Aufkl.Gr.Ob.d.L. Do 215 Werk # 0036 "G2 + JH" (lost) Observer Operational Clasp KIA 30 August, 1940 during a reconnaissance mission over England. He was shot down off the Norfolk Coast by a Sptifire of RAF No. 66 Sq.. Remaining crew(MIA): Ofw Karl Heinz Weise, Fw E.Neubauer and Ogefr G.Hofmann. Wiki Luft data. Added: Weiss buried Ysselsteyn, BQ/6/135; Hofmann bur CC 5/16/361, no other known graves (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
4105 Sonntag, HeinzObltStab II/StG-77Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/18/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 August, 1940; sd by Spitfires of No. 602 Sq. while attacking the Naval Air Station at Ford, Sussex. Crashed at sea. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Karl Witton, believed buried at Bourdon, Blk 32, Row 5, Gr 167, dated 15 September, 1940, believed to be the date his body recovered from the sea. (D.Drury).
4106 Sonntag, SiegfriedLt1/19/1914AmbergStab II/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 5064 "9K + DD" (50% dam 8/9/40), Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7060 "9K + EC" (lost 10/18/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 October, 1940; ditched at sea when 7060 developed an engine fire during a return from a raid on London. Remaining crew: Oblt Helmuth von Claer, Obs (KIA, bur Bourdon Fr., Blk 17, Row 1, Gr 22); Ofw Anton Stegmüller, R/O (MIA) and Fw Heinrich Märte (alt Sp Marte), Flt Engr (rescued by German ASR, ret'd to Fr.). Lt Sonntag buried at Bourdon, Blk 8, Row 9, Gr 336 (D.Drury). AC 5064 reported damaged on takeoff from Montdesir on 9 August, 1940, cause unknown, crew OK (Ju 88 Loss List).
4107 Söthe, FritzHptm1810/NJG-1 (3/43), 3/NJG-4 (7/43), Stab II/NJG-4 (10/43), 4/NJG-4 (4/44)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 140083 (WIA 6/12/44), Ju 88G-1 Werk # 714153 (lost 9/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge 6/12/44)
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 28/29 September, 1944 during aerial combat with a Mosquito, crashing at Lambrecht-Neustadt (Boiten). One known victory, a Wellington on 12 March, 1943. Another Wellington 10 km E of Avernes on 4 July, 1943. A Halifax at Wambrechies on 11 August, 1943. A "4 mot" N of Saarlouis on 28 August, 1943. A B-17 N of Rossignol, NE of Montmedy, on 14 October, 1943. A Lancaster on 20 February, 1944. A double victory on 21 April, 1944; two "4 mots" N of Paris. A "4 mot" near St. Dizier on 25 April, 1944. A "4 mot" near Paris on 1 May, 1944. Another double victory on 1 June, 1944; both "4 mots", one N of Paris, the other at Meru. A "4 mot" at Trappes on 8 June, 1944. A "4 mot" SW of Evreux on 11 June, 1944. A double victory on 1 July, 1944; both "4 mots", one in the area E of Blois, the other near Bourges. A "4 mot" at Chartres and another at Artenay on 5 July, 1944. Magnus Report. Alternate spelling: Sothe.
4108 Späte, WolfgangMaj9/8/1911Dresden99Recon pilot, 5/JG-54, Stafkpt 5/JG-54, EKdo-16, Kdr IV/JG-54, Kdr III/JG-11 (9/44), Kdr JG-400, I/JG-7 (Rechlin)Bf 109Fs "Black 4,5,6 & 12 in 5/JG-54, Bf 109F-2 Wk# 8207 w/ 5/JG-54 (lost), Bf 109F-2 Wk# 5786 (one time w/ 5/JG-54), Fw 190A-8 (lost), Me 163B-0 "PK + QL", Me 262 RK(10/5/41)-EL(4/23/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/20/41)
EP(8/9/41)

EK 1 & 2
Gldr Bdg
Wnd Bdg
Ftr.Oper.Clasp
5 Bombers in an Me 262. On 25 June, 1941, Späte was downed in Werk# 8207 "VD+AV" east of Rossilnie. The victim of an Il-2 rear gunner, and listed as "MIA", he returned shortly thereafter. His first known Soviet victory, either an I-26 of an I-18 on 17 March, 1942. One known Soviet victory, a LaGG-5 on 28 June, 1944. Three Soviet La-5s on 15 July, 1944. On 15 August, 1944, as Kdr IV/JG-54, he was shot down twice in two different A-8s. A Yak-9 and an La-5 on 26 August, 1944. One known victory, a B-25 in the Nijmegen area on 25 September, 1944. A Spitfire E of Arnhem on 26 September, 1944. In December, 1944, he commanded JG-400, flying the Me 163. In March 1945, he was Operational Unit Kdr. of I/JG-7 in April, 1945. His 95th victory, a B-17 in the Dresden area on 17 April, 1945. His 96th, a B-17 SW of Prag on 19 April, 1945. Nos. 97 to 99, three B-17s SW of Prag on 25 April, 1945. Over 600 missions. 90 victories in the East. He flew Bf 109F-2 "Black 1" in October, 1941, when he was Stfkpt of 5/JG-54. Bowers/Lednicer, 99 victories. Sometimes spelled Spaete. Deceased 30 April, 1997. Photo
4109 Specht, EwaldFwStab/KGr.z.b.V.-105 (41-43), I/TG-4 (5/43)Ju 52Transport Operational Clasp From 1941 to his last flight on 10 August, 1944, he flew 144 flights, both para drops & supply missions from North Africa to Russia (Document lot found online, Janssen Militaria)..
4110 Specht, OttoUffz7/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0166 "F8 + ER" (lost 8/15/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 15 August, 1943 while flying co-pilot for Oblt Bernhard Kunisch. Their ac was hit by return fire from a RN Sloop, HMS Stork, and made an emergency landing at Santiago de Compostela, Corunna, Spain. See Oblt Bernhard Kunisch for further detail (D.Dury).
4111 Speckmann, AugustHptm9/NJG-2Bf 110, Ju 88Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28/29 July, 1944; crashed after combat 20 km SSW of Toul. Source: M. Balss.
4112 Speichert, HansUffz19/JG-26Bf 109G-6/U4 Werk # 440667 "White 15" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 June, 1944 during aerial combat in "White 15" with a P-47 of 368FG flown by Lt Paul Jasper, 30 km SW of St. Lo. Jasper saw the propeller freeze and bits and pieces, including the 109s canopy came flying off. He pulled along side and saw Speichert i, in his blue flight suit, salute, stand up and bail out. Jasper collided with another P-47 this same date, injuring both hips and becoming a POW. His fellow P-47 pilot, who was at fault, died in the collision. Speichert went on convalescent leave until August 7th. His one known victory, a P-51 at Villedieu-les-Poeles on 22 June, 1944, before being downed himself (Perry Claims). The Perry List adds the question "Zeichert" and calls this victory #3.
4113 Speigl, MartinOfw1/20/1915AmbergFlight Instructor Sch.Kp./Blindflugschule-4 (Kastrup)Ju 52/3m Werk # 4039 (lost at sea)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 14 July, 1941, crashing into the Baltic Sea, off the coast of Sweden, near Kögebukten, during a training mission. Swedish AA guns did fire at a German AC at Trelleborg on this date, and Speigls AC may have been the one on the receiving end, and causing the crash. His body washed ashore 6 August, 1941 at Kögebukten, near Ystad, and was buried at Trelleborg Sweden on 9 August, 1941. Two other crewmen from this flight were buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery in Denmark; Uffz Heinz Rutenberg, a student R/O (born 1/18/1917 Güstrow) and Uffz Hans Thalec, R/O Instr (born 10/28/1916 Leoben/Steiermark). Two others remain MIA, both student pilots; Uffz Helmut Wirth (born 11/4/1917 Orteisburg) and Gefr Viktor Lechner (born 1/19/1920 Senzenberg). Source: B.Widfeldt
4114 Spengler, HermannUffz15/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12853 "Black 4 + -" (lost 8/11/41) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 11 August, 1941 after failing to recover from a stall at Tschudowo. One known victory, his 1st Soviet, an I-15 at the Orany airfield on 22 June, 1941. Magnus, 7 victories.
4115 Spenner, ManfredHptm5/20/191817 JG-52, 3/JG-53 (9/42), 3/JG-4 (8/43-3/44) Bf 109E, Bf 109F & G (Trop) in JG-53, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161371 "Yellow 3" (lost 3/9/44 in JG-4 EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 9 March, 1944 after being shot down by flak at Carroata (JG-4 List & (Magnus). One known Soviet victory, a MiG-1 on 12 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 22 September, 1942. A MiG-1 on 24 September, 1942. Two Il-2s on 25 September, 1942. A MiG-1 on 27 September, 1942. One known victory, his second Desert, a Spitfire in N. Africa on 2 January, 1943. Opposed the Ploesti raid, downing a B-24 near Korfaresti on 1 August, 1943. Another known victory, a Dragonfly on 13 January, 1944. Another Dragonfly on 18 January, 1944. A 3rd Dragonfly in Italy on 20 January, 1944. A Spitfire in the Nettuno area on 24 January, 1944. Another Dragonfly on 6 February, 1944. Another Dragonfly on 8 February, 1944. A Lysander near Anzio on 13 February, 1944. A Dragonfly over Italy on 16 February, 1944. A P-40 over northern Italy on 22 February, 1944. Magnus, approximately 27 victories.
4116 Speyer, ErwinFw3/NAGr-14Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200050 (lost 8/3/44)Observer Operational ClaspWIA 3 August, 1944 at Breal Sous Vitre, no further detail (absa3945).
4117 Spies, Hans Heinrich Oblt 4(H)/31 (3/42), 3/NAGr-14 (8/44 France) Fw 189A-3, Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200234 (lost 8/9/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/3/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 9 August, 1944 in the Le Mans area, no further detail. DK-G Awards List & D. Stankey.
4118 Spies, WalterMaj77/JG-53(1/41), Kdr II/JG-53(6/41; 4/42 Comiso), Kdr I/JG-53(8/42), JG-1, I/JG-11, Kdr II/JG-27 (12/44)Bf 109E-8 (1/41), Bf 109F-4 (6/41), Bf 110 in ZG-26, Bf 109G-10 Werk # 130329 "Yellow 12" (lost 12/12/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 December, 1944 in his G-10, no cause and location reported. One victory, the first of Operation Barbarossa, was an SB bomber of the 40th High Speed Bomber Aviation Regt.. (This victory may be incorrectly attributed to Waler, and belonged to Wilhelm.) An Il-2 at Panschino on 18 August, 1942. Another Il-2 at Panschino on 23 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 31 August, 1942. Two Il-2 S of Kotluban on 18 September, 1942. One known B-17 victory, his 7th, was on 17 April, 1943, while with I/JG-11. Magnus, 13 victories.
4119 Spiess, F.Uffz9/KG-40 (8/41 Soesterberg)He 111H-5 Werk # 3665 "F8 + BT" (lost 8/14/41) Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 14 August, 1941 when he crashed into the North Sea for an unknown reason. Remaining crew (KIA, bur Yssel AR-8): Lt W.Fichtner, Obs (Gr 178); Uffz G.Füchsel, R/O (Gr 179) and Ogefr H.Jaeger, Gnr (Gr 180) (SGLO).
4120 Spille, WalterFw23/NJG-1 (8/42 Venlo) Bf 110F-4 Werk # 2694 "G9 + BL" (lost 8/28/42)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA the night of 27/28 August, 1942 during aerial combat. His Bf 110 crashed at Reeuwijk Holland, north of Gouda (DeSwart & Benton). Added: His R/O-Gnr, Uffz J.Becker, was also killed; both buried at Yssel, Fw Spille M-2-30 and Uffz Bcker M-2-31 (SGLO). One known victory, a "4 Mot Flgz." 500 m south of Maeseyck on 1 August, 1942. His 2nd, a Wellington 400 m south of Lierop on 12 August, 1942.
4121 Spinner, LudwigLt44/JG-2 (10/41-9/42)Bf 109E & F, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5527 (lost 8/19/42), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0526 (lost 9/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 September, 1942 during aerial cobat with fighters in Werk # 0526 near Rouen. Shot down with wounds, and bailed safely, on 19 August, 1942 near Poix in Werk # 5527. One known victory, a Spitfire by Fruges on 7 August, 1941. A second Spitfire near Le Touquet on 21 September, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire near the Sommemündung on 8 November, 1941. His 4th, a Spitfire into the sea 10 km northeast of Cherbourg on 5 August, 1942.
4122 Spitzer, LambertFw56/ZG-76 (5/40), 9/NJG-3, 7/NJG-3 (8/42)Bf 110D-3 Werk # 3681 "D5 + DR" (lost 8/11/42)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIFA 11 August, 1942; crashed at Skagerrak due to engine failure on a transit flight (Boiten). One known victory, a Morane on 15 May, 1940, at Montcornet. His 2nd victory, a Spitfire on 25 May, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Hampden on 6 July, 1940, no location. His 4th, a Hurricane W of London on 7 September, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire at Map Quadrant 33.2 on 29 August, 1941.
4123 Splete, FritzUffz11/8/1919Ellerbeck/Osnabrück3(F)/33 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430847 "8H + CL" (lost 8/18/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with two other unnamed crew 18 August, 1943 due to return fire from enemy aircraft, one other crew KIA, crew from 2(F)/122 (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Uffz Splete and two others survived the crash which took place somewhere between Italy and Africa. Remaining crew: Heinrich Möllering (Surv), Hubert Daniels (Surv) and a Czilkowski, Gnr (KIA). Fritz Splete died of cancer, 17 January, 1995, "beloved husband & father". Source: Burkhard Splete, Son.
4124 Spoden, PeterHptm11/8/1921Borken bei Münster24 6/NJG-5, 10/NJG-1(S.U.), 5/NJG-5(6/43 Parchim), 7/NJG-6(3/44 Hungary), Stfkpt 6/NJG-6(7/44 Hungary), Kdr II/NJG-6 (12/44 Schwäbish Hall), Kdr I/NJG-6(3/45) Kl 35, Ju 52, He 111, Bf 110G-4 Werk # 6359 "C9 + HN" (lost 8/43), Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621371 "2Z + FP" (lost 12/28/44), & 621497 "2Z + DP" (3/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/45)
EP (10/5/44)
EK 1 (11/15/43) & 2 (8/20/43)
HJ Pin
Wound Badge in Silver (1/3/45)
Night Fighter Oper. Clasp in Silver (7/8/44)
POW 29 April, 1945. Recipient of the Honor Goblet. 60+ missions. The Kl 35 was a two-seat open-cockpit trainer/liason AC. On 23 August, 1943, he was shot down with his third wound by HJ AA fire. He and his R/O, Uffz Rüdke, bailed successfully, however his Observer/gunner/mechanic, Uffz Franz Ballweg, was KIA, found strapped in the seat of the crashed AC. Ballweg replaced by a Fw Schmiedler. In 1981, he learned that he had been promoted to Hptm, when he applied for his pension. His 1st victory was a Lancaster of RAF No. 44 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt Johnie Drew (KIA) over Peenemunde on 17/18 August, 1943. His 10th victory, a B-17 on 24 February, 1944, no location. A "2 mot" NW of Neunkirchen on 21 July, 1944. A "4 mot" 40 km SW of Darmstadt on 13 August, 1944. A Lancaster NW of Russelheim on 26 August, 1944. Two Lancasters 20 km NW of Darmstadt on 12 September, 1944. A triple victory, three Lancasters in the Heilbronn area on 4 December, 1944. His 19th, a B-24 25 km SW of Karlsruhe on 2 February, 1945. His 20th a Lanc. 30 km SW of Worms on 2/21/45. Victories 20 & 21 were Lancasters SW of Pforzheim on 23 February, 1945. His last two victories, Nos. 23 & 24, both "4 mots", one at Dessau, the other 60 km SW of Dessau, 3/7/45. Added: His Wk# 621371 was reported lost due to his own flak. Crew at the time: Uffz Wilhelm Koy (R/O), Uffz Iwert and Uffz Pelzer (Balss).
4125 Sponnagel, DietrichOblt4/27/192011(H)/31 ('43), 1(Erg)/JGr-West ('44), 11/JG-27 (8/44 France), 12/JG-27 (2/45 Reich Def), Stffüh 11/JG-27 (3/45) Bf 109G-14 Werk # 413595 "Red 5 + I" (dam 8/23/44), Bf 109G Werk # Unk (lost 3/24/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 March, 1945; sd, no location, buried Gütersloh (LOCS). WIA 23 August, 1944 at Ermenonville, cause unknown. His first victory, a P-38 SE of Köln on 25 February, 1945.
4126 Sporer,Ogefr205/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet La-5 on 29 August, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 5 September, 1944. A 3rd, an La-5 on 15 September, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 24 September, 1944. A 5th, a Yak-9 on 25 September, 1944. Nos. 6, 7 & 8, two Il-2s and a Yak-9 on 30 September, 1944. Nos. 9 & 10, both P-39s on 9 October, 1944. An 11th, a Pe-2 on 10 October, 1944. A 12th, a P-39 on 16 October, 1944. A 13th, an Il-2 on 17 October, 1944. Nos. 14, 15 & 16, two Il-2s and a Yak-3 on 27 October, 1944. A 17th, a Yak-9 on 29 October, 1944. Nos. 18 & 19, both Pe-2s on 30 October, 1944. A 20th, a Yak-9 on 19 November, 1944.
4127 Spott, JohannUffz152/JG-53 (6/42 S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13506 "Black 9" (lost 9/20/42)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 20 September, 1942 after aerial combat with a MiG-3 5 km west of Dubowka. One known victory, his 1st, a Soviet Il-2 on 28 June, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 2 August, 1942. A 3rd & 4th, both MiG-3s on 9 August, 1942. A 5th, a MiG-3 on 12 August, 1942. A 6th, a MiG-3 on 18 August, 1942. A 7th, a Yak-1 on 7 September, 1942. An 8th, an Il-2 on 8 September, 1942. Nos. 9, 10 & 11, two Yak-1s and an Il-2 on 9 September, 1942. A 12th & 13th, two LaGG-3s on 11 September, 1942. Two MiG-3s on 18 September, 1942.
4128 Spöttl, MaurusUffz12(StG)/LG-1Ju 87B-1 (lost 8/12/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 12 August, 1940; sd at sea off North Foreland, Kent, by Hurricanes of No. 501 Sq.. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Herbert Priestaff, KIA and burried at Lommel, Belgium, Blk 63, Gr 6. No grave found for the pilot (D.Drury).
Lommel, Belgium
4129 Spreckels, RobertOfw88/JG-1 (3/43), A St./JG-11 (5/44), 11?JG-11 (1/45)Fw 190-4 in 8/JG-1, Fw 190A-8 Werk # Unk (lost 1/1/45) in JG-11EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 1 January, 1945 during aerial combat with American fighters during Operation Bodenplatte. He suffered minor injuries bailing out near Aachen, his disposition (POW?) unknown (Manrho/Putz publ.). One known victory, his 1st, a Boston III 30 km west of Helgoland on 1 August, 1942. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) north of Texel on 22 March, 1943. His 5th victory, a B-17 on 13 May, 1944 over Norway. His 6th, a B-17 on 19 May, 1944, no location (Perry Claims). A 7th, a Mosquito S of Hadsünd Denmark on 16 June, 1944. Another Mosquito at Skjern, Jutland on 25 June, 1944. May have achieved the rank of Lt. Magnus, 12 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 21 victories. Alternate spelling: Spreckles.
4130 Sprengart, WalterUffz1/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300085 "5K + JH" (lost 8/5/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 61324 5 August, 1943; hit by enemy return fire (Ju 88 Loss List).
4131 Sprick, Gustav 'Micky'Oblt11/29/1917Biemsen Westfalen318/JG-26 (9/39), Stafkpt 8/JG-26 (8/40)Bf 109E-1 (lost 6/40), Bf 109E-4/N "Black 1" & "Black 13", Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5743 "Blk 13 + I" (lost 6/28/41) RK(10/1/40)
EP(9/8/40)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 28 June, 1941, while battling Spitfires near St. Omer (Holque), France in his 109F-2. While performing a routine maneuver, a split S, his right wing collapsed. He had no chance to escape and died in the crash. WIA 14 June, 1940 S of Everaux either by flak of a French fighter. 192 missions, all victories in the West. His first victory, a Fokker T.V. near Breda, 10 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Curtis Hawk NW of Antwerp 11 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Morane 406 at Gramont, Kreis Namur, 17 May, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane at Furnes on 31 May, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire at Dunkirk, 2 June, 1940. His 6th, a Defiant near Paris on 13 June, 1940. His 7th, a Hurricane at Poix-Abbeville on 14 June, 1940. His 8th, a Hurricane NW of Margate on 12 August, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire at Dover-NW Boulogne on 15 August, 1940. His 10th, a Hurricane at Canterbury on 18 August, 1940. His 15th, a Spitfire at Rochester on 3 September, 1940. His 20th, a Spitfire SW of London on 28 September, 1940.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

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


4132 Springer, Ferdinand HerbertOfw177/JG-3 (5/40), 3/JG-3 (5/42 S.U.), 7/JG-3 (7/42 S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10015 (dam 7/3/42)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 July, 1942 by enemy fire at Pegshewo. One known victory, his 1st, a Fokker over Waalhaven, 10 May, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, a Spitfire S of London and a Hurricane SW of Dover on 18 August, 1940. Magnus Report. His first known Soviet victory, a MiG-1 4 km E of Balakleya on 26 May, 1942. A 2nd Soviet, a Pe-2 on 27 May, 1942. His 13th, a MiG-1 on 22 June, 1942. His 14th, an Il-2 on 28 June, 1942. An SB-2 on 24 July, 1942. His 16th, an Il-2 on 16 October, 1942. A 17th, an Il-2 on 30 November, 1942.
4133 Springer, Franz JosefLt4/1/192327/NJG-101, 8/NJG-4 (4/44)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 24 April, 1944 after being shot down by a Spitfire during a practice flight. He crashed at La Ville aux Bois (Boiten). One known vcitory, a B-17 5 km S of Ebrach on 17 August, 1943. A Halifax NE of Dieppe on 11 April, 1944. Franz Josef Springer (NJG-4) found in a Jager Blatt Obit, born 1 April, 1923, died 19 September, 2002.
4134 Sprinzenstein, Franz Felix vonLt7/29/1923Oberaudorf, Bav.1/ZG-1* (Salzwedel) Ju 88C-6 Werk # Unk "2N + HH" (lost 8/4/44) Destroyer Operational Clasp DOW same day, 4 August, 1944, after making an emergency landing at the Hohensalza, Wartheland, German airfield in German occupied Poland, cause unknown. He is commemorated in the War Cem at Stare Czarnow, Poland. No crew detail provided (D.Drury).
4135 Stabner,GefrIII/JG-54Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 August, 1940; last seen crashing into the sea off the Kent coast.
4136 Stadler, HannesUffz23/JG-53 (8/44 Romania) (12/44 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 760061 "Yellow 4" (35% dam 8/18/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 18 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 near Focsani, crash landed at Cherasui Romania. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 20 December, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 24 December, 1944.
4137 Staege, HermannOfw152(J)/LG-2 (2/41), 2/JG-77 (3/42 S.U.), JG-2 (6/42), 11/JG-53 (12/42), 6/JG-53 (1/43)Bf 109E in LG-2, F 190A in JG-2, Bf 109F & G (Trop) in JG-53EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 January, 1943 (Magnus). His first victory was a Hurricane northwest of Lille on 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 at Compiegne on 3 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Deal on 4 July, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire over Dover on 22 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire over London on 24 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Maidstone on 30 August, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire at London on 31 August, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire at Sheerness on 2 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire on 23 Feb., 1941, while still in 2/LG-2. Magnus. His first known Soviet victory, an R-5 on 23 March, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 7 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 8 May, 1942. A Pe-2 on 9 May, 1942. His 14th, a Spitfire 20 km north of Medjez-el-Bab on 6 December, 1942. His 15th, a P-40 35 km southwest of Kairouan on 3 January, 1943.
4138 Stahl, HermannOfw83(J)/LG-2, (10/41 S.U.) 3/JG-77 (4/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 10/JG-301 (11/44), 9/JG-301 (4/45)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3291 (35% dam 12/28/41), Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13194 (lost 5/7/42), Bf 109F & G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440061 (lost 8/7/44), Fw 190A-8 "Red 19" (lost 12/31/44) & Ta 152 (lost) in Wilde SauEP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 24 April, 1945 during aerial combat with a Yak-9 east of Berlin. Mombeek. Shot down 7 May, 1942 at Ak-Manaj/Stary Osko after sustaining radiator damage in combat. WIA 28 December, 1941 by flak at Taganrog. His G-6 reported lost 7 August, 1944; aerial combat w/P-51's, no further detail. WIA 31 December, 1944 in Red 9 during aerial combat over Rotenburg. His first known Soviet victory, an I-15 on 24 April, 1942. A 2nd Soviet, an I-180 on 16 May, 1942. His 3rd, a Spitfire in N. Africa on 13 December, 1942. His 4th, a P-40E on 14 January, 1943. During the Sicilian campaign, his 5th victory, a Boston on 3 July, 1943. His 6th, a B-24 on 30 January, 1944. His 7th, a B-17 on 25 February, 1944. An 8th, a B-24 opposing the Misburg Raid on 26 November, 1944. Magnus, 11 victories.
4139 Stahl, Karl Heinz Dr.Oblt11/KG-51, Stab/KG-51Bf 109E, Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
His one known victory, a Spitfire 25 km NE of Portsmouth on 19 August, 1940.
4140 Stahl, Peter WilhelmOfw II/KG-30 (11/40 Gilze-Rijen), 6/KG-30 (8/42 Finland), Stab I/KG-51 (S.U.), Detachment Kdr KG-200 Ju 88A-5 Werk # 2202 "4D + ??" (lost 11/30/40), Ju 88A-4 "4D + CP", Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1050 "9K + FB" in KG-51, Ju 88A-4 Wk# 142074 "4D + GP" (lost 8/28/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA (but later returned) 28 August, 1942; crashed due to engine trouble while on a mission at Archangelsk. Remaining crew (all MIA, but later returned); Fw Hans Fecht, Observer; Fw Gerhard Hallert, R/O and Fw Helmut Görtz, Gunner (Source: SIG Norway). During the Lowlands Campaign, he damaged a Ju 88 at Gilze (Neerhoven) Holland on 30 November, 1940, no injuries reported. Flew round the clock missions against Murmansk in June and July of 1941. Survived the war. Wrote the books "Kampflieger zwischen Eismeer und Sahara" and "KG 200, The True Story".
4141 Stahl, SiegfriedLt59/JG-3 (7/43 S.U.)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 February, 1944 (Magnus). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 SW of Belgorod on 5 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 6 July, 1943. A 3rd Soviet, a LaGG-5 SW of Oboyany on 10 July, 1943. A 4th Soviet, an Il-2 on 20 July, 1943. One known western victory, a B-17 NE of Mönchen-Gladbach on 17 August, 1943.
4142 Stahlberg, ErwinOblt3/1/191798/JG-3 (2/43 S.U.), Stab III/JG-3 (1/44), 7/JG-3 (2/44), JG-300, Stfkpt 11/JG-7 (4/45)Bf 109 in 8 Staffel, Fw 190A, Me 262A-1aEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known Soviet victory, two R-5s on 28 February, 1943. An Il-5 NE of Krassny-Liman on 6 May, 1943. One known western victory, his 5th, a B-17 at Bad Neuenahr on 12 August, 1943. A B-17 over Wiener Neustadt, 1 October, 1943. Another B-17 on 14 October, 1943. His 6th victory, a B-17 on 29 January, 1944. His 7th, a B-17 at Burgkirchen on 24 February, 1944. An 8th, and possibly "unconfirmed", a B-17 (HSS) on 16 March, 1944 (Perry Claims). His 9th, a B-24 over the Normandy countryside on 27 June, 1944. 136 combat missions. Added: Died in a truck crash, 15 April, 1945 (falkeeins-blogspot)
4143 Stähler, Heinrich WilhelmOblt9/23/1922Köln-NippesErg/StG-2, 7/StG-2, 8/SG-2, Stfkpt 7/SG-2Ju 87D, Fw 190F-8 RK(7/20/44)-EL(3/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Diver Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Second generation Stuka pilot. Flew many of the "hot spot" missions under Rudel and many multiple mission days. Approximately 1100 missions. Several crash landings following flak or fighter damage. His R/O, Fw Albert Arzt was nominated for the RK, with 804 missions. Deceased 27 August, 1978 Essen-Heithausen (P. Bastin).
4144 Stähler, Hermanm W.FhjOfw42/NJG-3Bf 110EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 23 August, 1944; crashed on takeoff at Nordholz airfield due to engine failure (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" over the Normandy countryside on 23 June, 1944. A 2nd "4 mot" in the St. Omer-Ypres area on 24 June, 1944. Another "4 mot" Into the sea NW of Calais on 25 June, 1944. A 4th, a "4 mot" NW of Hamburg on 29 July, 1944.
4145 Stahlschmidt, Manfred "Martin"Lt5/JG-5 (6/43), Stab II/JG-5 (8/43), Stfkpt in 5/JG-5 (9/43 Finland)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13926 (55% dam 8/14/43), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13504 "Blk <" (lost 9/20/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 September, 1943; shot down by Soviet fighters at Kongsoyfjorden near Varde. WIC/ MIA briefly 14 August, 1943; non-operational landing accident at Salmijärvi Norway airfield. Source: SIG Norway. He has been referred to as Martin and Manfred by SIG Norway.
4146 Stämmler, DietrichLt3/2/1924 2(F)/122 (Perugia, It. 7/44; Ghedi 8/44) Me 410A-1 Werk # 170087 "F6 + IK" (lost 7/10/44), Me 410A-3 Werk # 170087 "F6 + IK" (lost 8/10/44) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 10 August, 1944; shot down by Spitfires on a recon mission to the Tyrrhenian Sea ; his R/O Uffz Karsch also MIA. MIA (briefly) 10 July, 1944; shot down by Spitfires, no further detail. His R/O, Uffz Arthur Karsch was also MIA. Wiki Luft data.
4147 Stange, HerbertFw6/ZG-26 Bf 110C Werk # unk (lost 8/18/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp POW 18 August, 1940 after being sd by a Hurricane of No.1 Sq., piloted by P/O George Goodman. He crashed into the sea off Folkestone, Kent. His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Gerhard Wollin (geb 2/15/1915 Sorau), was KIA. His body later washed up from the sea and he is buried in Hawkinge Cem., Plot O, Row 1, Gr 19 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Strang.
4148 Stange, Wilhelm "Willi"Oblt12Stfkpt 3/JG-3 (6/40), Stfkpt 8/JG-3 (5/41)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8244 "Black 10 + I" (lost 6/22/41)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 June, 1941 after being hit by flak at Grohowiycz. One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A northwest of Dinant, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 southeast of Arras, 21 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Battle near Vernon, 13 June, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane 5 km NE of Folkestone on 14 July, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire over England on 18 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Ashford on 29 August, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire at Biggin Hill on 5 September, 1940. His 8th, a Hurricane over England on 9 September, 1940. His 9th, a Spitfire at Maidstone on 15 September, 1940. His 10th, a Hurricane on 28 September, 1940. His 11th, a Spitfire 15 km outside Cape Gris Nez, 9 May, 1941. His 12th, a Spitfire 10 km W of Calais on 21 May, 1941.
4149 Stange, WilliOfw3/ZG-26Bf 110C-4 Werk # unk (lost 8/18/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA (presumed KIA) 18 August, 1940; sd by a Hurricane of No. 56 Sq., piloted by F/O Percy Weaver, crashing at Bonnington, near Ashford, Kent, His R/O-Gnr, Uffz Hans Hesse, MIA (presumed KIA) also. The ac and crew were badly burnt in the crash and were initially believed buried together as "Unknown" in St Stephan's Churchyard at Lympne. Later, believed transferred to CC, also as "Unknown" (D.Drury)
Cannock Chase
4150 Stangl, AntonOblt191762/JG-76 (5/40), Stfkpt 6/JG-54, Stfkpt 5/JG-54 (9/40)Bf 109E "Yellow 1", Bf 109E-4 Werk# 1277 "Black 14" (lost 9/1/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 1 September, 1940 after colliding with a Spitfire of No.72 Sq., piloted by F/O Oswald St John Pigg over Bonnington, Ashford, Kent in his "Black 14". His left wing was chewed off by the others propeller! His parachute descent landed him into a British Army barracks. Pigg did not survive the collision. One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A south of Chareville, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, both Hawk-75Aa 5 km north of La Fere, 18 May, 1940. His 4th, a Bloch 131 SE of St Omer on 24 May, 1940. His 5th, a Morane 406 east of Amiens, 5 June, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Themesmündung on 28 August, 1940. Deceased 11 February, 2014, age 97. Note: another account suggests the collision was with another Bf 109.
4151 Stannjewicz, WilliUffz1/KG-28He 111H-5 Werk # 3912 "1T + BH" (lost 6/10/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew, 10 June, 1941, when they were sd by AA fire during a mission to Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, and crashed at sea off Milford Haven. The crew went down with the ac, and only one was recovered, that of Gunner Uffz Heinz Ackermann, buried CC/7/12/290. Remaining crew: Fw Hans Stork, Obs and Uffz August Weinber, R/O (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Stanjewicz
Cannock Chase
4152 Stark, ErwinFw29/JG-2Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire on 11 August, 1942. Another Spitfire on 19 August, 1942. This may be the Erwin in JG-3 at a later date.
4153 Stark, Friedrich August vonOblt1/19/1918Stffuh I/KG-30 (Norway)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142073 "4D + ??" (lost 5/27/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 May, 1942; shot down by flak at Banak. Remaining crew (all KIA): Uffz Matthias Zilk, Observer; Uffz Nikolaus Deindl, R/O and Uffz Albert Beselt, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Starck (Stankey).
4154 Stark, Günther Günter?Oblt101/JG-4 (8/43), 3/JG-4 (4/44), Stfkpt in 3/JG-4 (12/44)Fw 190A & Bf 109G-14 Werk # 460377 "Green 5" (lost 12/24/44) in 1/JG-4, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 781197 (60% dam 1/14/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 January, 1945 at oppau due to enemy fire (Magnus & Bf 109 Loss List). Shot down with wounds 24 December, 1944 by American fighter escort, while attempting to intercept heavy bombers over Mörfelden. He watched the devastation below, while hanging from his chute. American bombs were hitting his airfield at Rhein-Main. Opposed the Ploesti raid, downing a B-24 "QM-5" on 1 August, 1943. Another known victory, a P-51 over Lake Bracchiano on 8 February, 1944. A P-38 at Passo di Futa on 25 April, 1944. A P-38 25 km SW of Bologna on 28 April, 1944. Two P-40,s on 13 May, 1944; one 10 km N of Velletri, the other in the Frosinone area. A P-47 at Viterbo on 17 May, 1944. A B-24 over Italy on 9 June, 1944. A 9th, a P-47 W of Sarre-Union on 28 September, 1944. A 10th, a P-47 N of Lauterecken on 10 December, 1944.
4155 Starke, Heinrich HeinzLt1/8/1922Osnabrück16II/Sch.G-1, II/SG-2, 6/SG-77, 9/SG-10(6/44 S.U.), 6/SG-10(8/44), Stfkpt 2/SG-151(5/45 Groove,DK))JU 87D-5, Fw 190F-8 RK(1/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/5/44)
EP(11/8/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp w/Pendant
516 combat missions as Assault pilot. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 26 June, 1944. Nos. 2, 3 & 4, all R-5s on 20 July, 1944. Nos. 5 & 6, both Yak-9s on 24 July, 1944. A 7th, an Il-2 on 24 August, 1944. An 8th, a Yak-9 on 25 August, 1944. Nos. 9 & 10, both Il-2s on 3 September, 1944. Nos. 11 & 12, a Yak-9 and an Il-2 on 5 September, 1944. Deceased 13 June, 2001 Bonn-Beuer..
4156 Starke, Klaus ClausOblt19/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 13231 "Yellow 3 + I" (lost 8/17/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 August, 1942; Aerial combat, west of Kachalinskaya, 55 km northwest of Stalingrad. Mombeek MIA List. His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 4 August, 1942.
4157 Starzinski, HorstOfhr11/JG-53 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 166043 "Black 6 + I" (lost 8/15/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 15 August, 1944; shot down by a P-51 as he was landing at the Diwa airfield. His G-6 crashed at Diever Holland (tussen Rosoord en Wateren) (DeSwart & Bf 109 Loss List). Added: Burial Yssel AX-9-218 (SGLO).
4158 Statzinger,Ofw1EKdo 25Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufighter into the sea 80 km NW of Amrun on 24 August, 1943.
4159 Staudin, KurtOfwFl.ü.G.-1Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2890 (lost 8/20/43)Wound Badge
Pilot Badge
Injured in a crash south of Lucza on 20 August, 1943 due to engine trouble. His unnamed Gnr was uninjured.
4160 Staudt,OgefrIII/JG-27Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspPOW 15 August, 1942 after being hit by AA fire over Alam Nagil and bailing out. He landed S of Ruweisat, becoming a POW.
4161 Staudt, WernerOgefr10/JG-53 (Africa)Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 7540 "White 4" (lost 8/15/42)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 15 August, 1942; bailed safely after being hit by flak 15km SSE of El Alamein (Bf 109 Loss List).
4162 Stavenow, ErichUffz7/JG-53 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20335 "White 8 + I" (lost 8/4/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 August, 1943 during aerial combat 1km SE of Volturno Estuary.
4163 Stebner, TheodorOfw63/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), 10/JG-5 (3/43), 13/JG-5 (3/45 Norway)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5678 "Brown 9" (lost 6/22/41) in Russia, Bf 109G-14 Werk# 464231 (lost 3/12/45) in 13 Staffel
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 March, 1945; Reason and place unknown. Buried at Havstein, Trondheim, Grave 7A, per A. Brekken. Reported lost on 22 June, 1941; pilot returned. One known victory, his 1st Soviet, a DB-3 on 30 June, 1941. A double Soviet victory, both DB-3s on 30 July, 1941. Two DB-3s on 31 August, 1941. A western victory, a Mosquito, W4054 of RAF No.540 Sq., 5 km northwest of Trondheim-Vaernes on 28 March, 1943. Magnus, final victory count may be 9 or higher.rc="/KrackerDatabase/KDBImages/stebner-theodore.jpg" alt="" width="100">
4164 Stechmann, HansOfw5/14/1918Buxtehude bei Hamburg41I(J)/TrGr-186, 9/JG-3 (7/40 Channel), 8/JG-3 (12/40 Desvres, Fr.), 9/JG-3 (1/41 Low Countries & Russia)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5150 "Yellow 3 + I" (12/40) RK(9/4/41)
EP(7/21/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
After 9/JG-3, he was a fighter instructor, and afterwards, a Dornier test pilot. About 400 combat missions. Scored JG-3s 1000th victory on 15 July, 1941. 9 victories in the West. Plus 7 unconfirmed victories. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim 5 km NE of Le Touquet on 10 July, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire over London on 24 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire near Southend on 28 August, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane at Dungeness on 12 September, 1940. His 5th, a Spifire in the Maidstone area on 15 September, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire S of Dover on 24 September, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire over England on 1 December, 1940, no specific location. His 8th, a Hurricane 30 km W of Boulogne on 23 January, 1941. His 9th, a Hurricane at Cape Gris Nez on 15 May, 1941. Bowers/Lednicer, 33 victories. Deceased 27 June, 1994 Neustadt. Alternates spelling: Steckmann (P. Bastin).
4165 Steckhan, HermannNJG-2 (or 5)Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620284 "TT + OZ" (factory code) (lost 8/27/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp AC lost 27 August, 1944, crashing at the Förderstadt railway station, no further detail. Remaining crew (believed uninjured): Werner Leineweber, R/O and Rudi Werner, Controller. Source: A. Rosseels.
4166 Steddin, WernerUffz104/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 8601 (lost 8/12/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 August, 1942; Combat with a Soviet fighter 17 km southwest of Sadonsk. Mombeek MIA List. His first known victory, nos. 5 and 6, both unnamed Soviet AC on 26 July, 1942. A 7th, a LaGG-3 on 28 July, 1942. An 8th, an Il-2 on 10 August, 1942. A 9th & 10th, a LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 11 August, 1942.
4167 Steding, HansUffz4/17/1917Neroth2/ErproGr-210 (Channel)Bf 110D-0 "S9 + MK" (lost 8/14/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA: Shot down 14 August, 1940 by AA fire over the Manston airfield, and subsequently colliding with Lt Heinrich Brinkmann. His plane hit the field and cartwheeled and landed inverted. His gunner, Gefr. Ewald Schank, bailed safely and was taken prisoner. Bf 110 Loss List. Added: Steding buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 11, Gr 421 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
4168 Steffen, KarlOfw3/10/1918Weesow Mark Brandenburg59 8/JG-52 (4/41 Romania; 5/42 S.U.), 9/JG-52 (8/43) Bf 109E-3 Werk # 11475 "Black 9" (4/41 Bukarest Rom), Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15640 "Yellow 8" (lost 8/8/43) RK(7/1/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/25/42)
EP(3/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 8 August, 1943 after a forced landing in "Yellow 8", southwest of Belgorod, on Russian territory. In Russia, he distinguished himself especially by daring low level sorties during the fighting in Crimea, in Rostov, Charkov and Poltava. All victories in Russia. His first known Soviet victory, a MiG-1 10 km N of Izyum on 26 May, 1942. Three LaGGs and two Il-2s (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. A LaGG on 4 August, 1943. A LaGG and two Il-2s (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 59 victories. Photo
4169 Stege, Heinz GüntherOblt48/NJG-3 (7/43), 7/NJG-3Bf 110, Bf 410EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 January, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51s of 55FG; bailed with wounds west of Kiel (Boiten). One known victory, a Lancaster 30 km NE of Helgoland on 30 July, 1943. A 2nd, a Lancaster at Zossen (Berlin) on 24 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Halifax 30 km SSW of Berlin on 1 September, 1943. A 4th, a Stirling W of Munich on 7 September, 1943. Flugbuch (3/41 to 7/44).
4170 Stegmann, WilhelmOfw19/JG-27 (8/42 Africa)Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 7015 "Black 6" (lost 8/2/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 2 August, 1942 after his aerial combat with his one victory. He bailed safely SE of El Alamein. One known victory, a P-40 of RAF No. 260 Sq., piloted by P/O Gilboe, 40 km southeast of El Alamein on 2 August, 1942.
4171 Steidl, AlbertOblt1Stab III/JG-2Bf 109E-4 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 August, 1940 in aerial combat with fighters near Cherbourg. One known victory, his 1st, a Bloch 152 at Noyon, 6 June, 1940. Alternate spelling: Steidle.
4172 Steidl, AntonUffz25/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.), 6/JG-52 (3/45 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 610508 "lost 3/13/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 13 March, 1945 after aerial combat, location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-1 on 26 July, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG on 6 August, 1943.
4173 Steigenberger, JosefGefr9/JG-27 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413602 "Yellow 5 + I" (lost 8/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 August, 1944 near Ermenonville, cause not reported.
4174 Steigenburger, OttoUffz15/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 "Black 2 + -" (lost 8/15/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 15 August, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing off Margate. His first victory, a Hurricane E of Calais on 11 August, 1940. Added: He was attacked by Hurricanes of No. 151 Sq., and ditched at sea. He was rescued by the Margate lifeboat "J.B.Proudfoot" (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Stiegenberger & Steigenberger.
4175 Steiger, Gerhard 'Gerd'Lt6/17/1919Kandern12/JG-1 (10/41 Jever or Husum)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8418 "Black 16" (lost 9/19/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 September, 1942 during aerial combat near Pfahlhausen, near Oldenburg. One source states that his chute failed. No known grave. One known victory, a Mosquito 10 km northeast of Scharmbeck on 19 August, 1942. Added: Buried in the War Grave Cem, Wilhelmshaven-Ehrenfriedhof, Blk Ea, Gr 231 (M.deWolf). 'Luftwaffe Victories by Name' database on this site credits Gerd with 4 victories.
Steiger - Schmude - Gerhard relax at Jever 1941 (courtesy Willi Weiss)

L-R: Erich Dobrick : Gerd Steiger : Helmut Maul : Hans-Gerd Wenneckers. May/June 1942 Husum

Jever 1941 (courtesy Willi Weiss)
4176 Steigleder, FranzLt3/ZG-26 (9/39), Erg.St./NJG-1 (8/42)Bf 109C "Yellow 9", Bf 110E-1 Werk # 4069 (lost 8/29/42)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Injured with crew 29 August, 1942, crashed near Ulm after becoming disoriented. Bf 110 Loss List
4177 Stein,Fw18/JG-52Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 4 August, 1942. This could be Ofhr Stein, next record, but inconclusive.
4178 Stein, ErichLt110/ZG-1Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufighter 120 km W of Brest on 25 August, 1943.
4179 Stein, GüntherOfw1/5/1919Forst, Lausitz6/KG-2 (2/40), 5/KG-2 (late 42)Do 17, Do 217E-4 Werk # 5590 "U5 + LP" (lost 3/15/43) RK(3/26/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/2/42)
EP(10/25/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
A Radio Operator, POW 15 March, 1943; sd by a Beaufighter night fighter near North Thoresby during a raid on Grimsby. The entire crew bailed and became POWs. Remaining crew: Oblt Hartmut Holzapfel, Pilot; Ofw August Küpper, R/O and Fw Gerhard Dörr, Flt Engr.. Stein usually flew with the crew of Oblt Friedrich Wilhelm Dörflinger. 196 combat missions, 164 over England, 90 were night missions (Kaiser RK book). Deceased 21 February, 2003 Ottobrunn/München (P. Basti).
4180 Stein, Lothar vomFw10/28/19192/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 5503 "U5 + BB" (lost 8/19/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 19 August, 1942, the day of the Dieppe Raid, when his ac crashed at Le Treport, Seine-Inferieure, France due to fighter attack. The deceased are buried in the German War Cem., Champigny-St Andre. Remaining crew (designations unknown): Uffz Alois Danner, bur Blk 16, Row 28, Gr 1537; Uffz Hans Kolano, uninjured and Uffz Gerhard Strubel, uninjured. Pilot Fw vom Stein buried Blk 16, Row unspecified, Gr 1514 (D.Drury).
4181 Stein, Wolf DietmarLt17/JG-26 (joins 7/44), 5/JG-26Fw 190A-8 "Brown 4"(damaged 15 August, 1944), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171468 "White 3" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
KIA 26 August, 1944 during aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 416 or 421 Sq. at Amiens-Beauvais. One known victory, a P-47 E of Rambouillet on 15 August, 1944 flying "Brown 4", the usual mount of Walter Stump. He achieved this victory in spite of his auxiliary fuel tank hanging on the underside, jammed. Returning to base, he made a "dead stick", wheels up landing as his comrades watched in horror, the tank still in place. His engine had quit. On impact, the tank tore loose and there was no fire.
4182 Steinberg, GüntherUffz3/9/1920Silezia39/JG-26, 10/JG-26 (10/43 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20457 "Black 13" (lost 10/4/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 4 October, 1943 when his "Black 13" caught fire during takeoff from St. Trond. The AC crashed upside down, trapping Steinberg. He died in the fiery crash. Buried Lommel, Block 21/223 Rosseels). One known victory, a B-17 12 km NNE Selenter on 13 June, 1943. His 2nd, another B-17 N of Nordeney on 26 July, 1943. A 3rd B-17 500 m W of Montzen, SW of Aachen, on 17 August, 1943.
Lommel, Belgium
4183 Steinberger,Ofw14/JG-300Bf 109G, Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 (HSS) at Vosges on 9 August, 1944.
4184 Steinecke, HeinzLt2/12/1923Braunschweig7 8 & Stfkpt 10/JG-51 (8/44 S.U.; 2/45 Reich Def Ost) Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk "Black 2 + I" (dam 10/16/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512124 (lost 2/19/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 February, 1945 during aerial combat 9km east of Heiligenbeil (now called Mamonovo). Added: His remains have not been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is believed to exist at Mamonovo, Russia. He is commemorated in the German War Cem at Mamonovo, Russia. In an earlier incident on 16 October, 1944, he was WIA in aerial combat, and made a belly Landing in the area of Ebenrode (now Nesterov) (D.Drury). His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-7 on 5 August, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 17 August, 1944. A 3rd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 23 August, 1944. A 4th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 5 October, 1944. A 5th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 14 October, 1944. Nos. 6 & 7, both Il-2s (m.H.) on 16 October, 1944. His victories may be as high as 11.
4185 Steinen, Karl Heinz von derLt311/JG-3Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, both B-24s (an HSS & an e.v.) in the Oschersleben area on 7 July, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 at Lechtaler Alpen on 3 August, 1944.
4186 Steinert, HorstFw1/StG-1Ju 87B "A5 + EH" (lost 8/15/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 15 August, 1940; sd over the sea off Portland, Dorset and crashed into Weymouth Bay. Both he and R/O-Gnr Fw Hans Goldschmidt bailed safely and were taken prisoner (D.Drury).
4187 Steinhoff, Johannes "Macki"Obst9/15/1913Bottendorf Sachsen178 10(N)/JG-2, Stfkpt 10 & 4 JG-26, Kdr II/JG-52(5/42), Kdr JG-77(4/43), Kdr JG-7(12/44), JV-44(3/45) Bf 109D-1 Wk# 630 "White N + 7" in 10/(N)JG-26 (12/39), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6770 White 1 + -" (lost 7/31/41; hit obstr at Andrejewo), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13144 "<<+" (42), Bf 109G-2 "<<+-", Bf 109G-3, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16384 "White <-" (4/43 Creteville), Bf 109G-6 Werk# 161065 (lost 5/10/44, belly land @ Pleso; sd by a P-38),Me 262A-1a RK(8/30/41)-S(7/28/44)
EP(8/18/41)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
EL awarded 2 September, 1942. 900 missions. 4 Bombers. 148 victories were in the East. His first known Soviet victory, a MiG-1 at Boroditschnoye on 17 May, 1942. Five LaGG-3s on 30 August, 1942. Among many of his multiple victories, Three Yak-1s and a P-40 on 30 November, 1942. Two Il-2s and a LaGG-5 on 14 January, 1943. Two victories in JG-26. 6 victories were in the Me 262, while serving in JG-7. In JV-44, he flew Me 262A Werk # 111740 "White 6". In JG-52 in June 1940, he flew a Bf 109 "White 1". His 1st victory, two Wellingtons 35 km south southwest of Helgoland, 18 December, 1939. Nos 3 & 4, a Blenheim at Den Haag, another at Düsseldorf, 10 May, 1940. EL 9/2/42. Among his last victories, in March, 1945, he downed an Il-2 and two other Russian fighters near the Oder. A B-24 in the Stuttgart area on 8 April, 1945. Most likely his last victory, a B-17 over Munich on 17 April, 1945, the day before his tragic crash and disfigurement. Steinhoff was severly injured and burned 18 April 1945 while taking off in an Me 262. Ended the war in a hospital. Flugbuch (11/44 to 4/45). Deceased 21 February, 1994 Wachtberg-Perch/Bonn.

4188 Steinmann, Wilhelm "Willi"Maj1/15/1912Nürnberg44 3/KG-53 (39-41), 3/JG-27 (10/42), Stfkpt 1/JG-4 (8/43 Mizil, Rom.), Kdr I/JG-4 (8/44), III/EJG-2 (3/45), JV-44 He 111, Bf 109G-2/R2 "White 1" in 1/JG-4 (8/43), Me 262 in EJG-2 (Bär) & JV-44 RK(3/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)
EP(5/1/44)
Rum. Pilot Wg.

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
180 missions as a fighter pilot. 234 total combat missions. 6 bombers, two, were B-24s near Bucharest and Ogregini, on the Ploesti raid, on 1 August, 1943, while in JG-4. He had been sent to Romania as punishment for shooting down his Grp Kdr, Erich Hohagen in June, 1943. His 1st victory was a Typhoon into the Channel on 18 May, 1943, while in 1/JG-27. Downed a B-24 in the Vicenza area, while in 1/JG-4, 28 December, 1943. A P-51 N of Monte Cassino on 21 January, 1944. On 16 February, he scored a double victory over Italy; a Dragonfly and a P-40. A Spitfire XII 8 km NW of Cassino on 14 May, 1944. A P-47 in the Rome area on 24 May, 1944. A P-47 at PfalzerWald on 29 September, 1944. A P-51 NNW of Mirecourt on 2 October, 1944. A double victory on 26 November, 1944; both P-47s, no locations given. A P-47 SW of Bad Kreuznach on 10 December, 1944. A Mosquito at Roetgen on 18 December, 1944. 4 victories in the East. Four victories were achieved in the Me 262, two known, his 43rd & 44th, both P-51s on 18 March, 1945. Last unit was JV-44, April, 1945. Deceased 1 August, 1966 in Ansbach. Photo
4189 Steinmüller, Friedrich FritzLt1511/JG-2 (8/42), 6/JG-53 (1/43), 5/JG-53 (2/43), 4/JG-53 (8/43), 6/JG-53 (1/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F & G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440695 (lost 4/8/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 April, 1944; crashed to his death near Unterluss, near Weyhausen after combat with a B-24, and P-51 and P-47 escorts. One known victory, a Spitfire off Dieppe on 20 August, 1942 (while a Fw in JG-2). A Spitfire at Le Treport on 16 September, 1942. Another, a Spitfire 10 km east of Böne on 2 January, 1943. His second, a Spitfire 10 km west of Fl.-Marcissa on 24 February, 1943. Another, a B-17 3 km east of Lariacco Italy, 25 August, 1943. A P-38 (n.b.) on 7 January, 1944. His 15th, a P-38 25 km NE of Venezia on 7 April, 1944.
4190 Steitz, OttoFw212/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8318 "Brown 1" (lost 8/7/41; later recovered & flown by Heinz Bär.) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA (briefly) 7 August, 1941 after force landing his "Brown 1" at Ruslawl during the early stages of Operation Barbarossa, cause unknown; pilot returned. Source: Weal-Osprey.
4191 Stellfeld, RobertUffz85/JG-1 (1/43 Woensdrecht) Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7427 (50% dam 1/28/41; takeoff accident from Vlissingen, pilot OK), Fw 190A-3 "Black 9" (dam 8/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7032 "Black 10" (25% dam 1/15/43), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0622 "Black 9" (lost 4/9/43) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash landing near De Waarde, SE of Kruiningen, on 9 April, 1943 due to engine failure. His 1st victory, a Spitfire northwest of Walcheren on 30 April, 1942. His 2nd, a Boston southwest of Insel Goeree on 6 December, 1942. His 3rd, a Spitfire 60 km north of Walcheren on 22 January, 1943. His 4th, a B-17 northwest of Texel on 4 February, 1943. Two other known victories, his 5th and 6th were: a Spitfire on 4 April, 1943, and a B-17 on 5 April, 1943. A 7th, a Spitfire on 4 April, 1943. An 8th, a B-17 on 5 April, 1943. His "Black 9" A-3 was damaged in a "nose over" landing accident in August, 1942. He was uninjured when he crashed Wk# 7032 at Woensdrecht on 15 January, 1943, cause not given.
4192 Steltzer, RudolfOgefr3/JG-11Fw 190A-8 "Yellow 10" (lost 8/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 21 August, 1944 over the Normandy Invasion Front, no further detail given. Source: L. Wiegels
4193 Stemplinger, ErnstFw12/2/19201/KG-66Do 217E-4 Werk # 4315 "3E + CZ" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 17 August, 1943 during a raid on Lincoln England, cause and loss location unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Kurt Ewe, geb 3/26/1921, Obs; Uffz Hans Koch, geb 9/5/1919, R/O and Uffz Gustav Nitsche, geb 4/23/1918, Gunner. Source: B. Bines.
4194 Stendel, FritzHptm492/JG-20 (5/40), 8/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.), Kdr IV/JG-5 (5/44)Bf 109E in JG-20, Bf 109F in JG-51, Fw 190A, Bf 110 in IV/JG-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/24/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A south of Middelburg, 17 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire SW of Dover on 8 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire S of London on 18 August, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire near London on 7 September, 1940. His 5th & 6th, a Hurricane and a Spitfire near London on 15 September, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire over the Thames on 11 November, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, while in JG-51, an Il-2 on 4 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 5 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 10 August, 1942. An Il-2 E of Kuklovo on 5 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 29 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 11 May, 1943. A Boston on 6 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 8 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 16 July, 1943. Two Yak-9s E of Oescha on 12 October, 1943. A Boston III at Retschiza on 28 October, 1943. A Soviet P-39 on 29 September, 1944. A LaGG-3 and a P-40 on 8 October, 1944. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 11 October, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 21 October, 1944. Bowers/Lednicer, 39 victories.
4195 Stender, GüntherUffz61/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109-6 Werk # 441538 "White BH + AX" (dam 8/21/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His G-6 reported crashed NE of Belgorod during a transfer flight on 21 August, 1944. He was not injured. Magnus Report & 109 Loss List; 6 victories.
4196 Stengen, HelmutGefr310/JG-51 (6/44 S.U.)Bf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 25 June, 1944. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 30 June, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 2 August, 1944.
4197 Stephan, HerbertOfw81/JG-302Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 NW of Budapest on 27 June, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 W of Budapest on 2 July, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 at Essling/Wien on 8 July, 1944. His 4th, a B-24 (HSS) N of Neusiedlersee on 16 July, 1944. His 5th, a B-24 (HSS) S of St Polten on 25 July, 1944. His 6th, a B-17 at Schafstadt-Naumburg on 29 July, 1944. His 7th, a P-47 W of Budapest on 20 August, 1944. His 8th, a B-24 at Papa on 22 August, 1944 (Perry Claims).
4198 Stephan, RichardLt16/JG-27Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Spitfire over the Isle of Wight on 16 August, 1940. He claimed a "damaged" Spitfire 10 km E of the Isle of Wight on 18 August, 1940.
4199 Stephan, WilliOfw66/JG-52 (9/40 Channel), 1/JG-27 (8/42)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5152 (70% dam 9/27/40) in JG-52, Bf 109F & G in JG-27
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Crash landed at Peuplinges on 27 September, 1940 in his Wk# 5152 after combat; pilot OK. One known victory, his first, a Spitfire during the Battle of Britain, in the Chatham area, on 27 September, 1940. A P-40 of RAF No. 112 Sq. north of Abu Dweis N. Africa on 28 August, 1942. Magnus Report, 6 victories..
4200 Sternberg, HorstHptm4/15/1920Tawllninghen235/JG-26 (6/41), Stafkpt 5/JG-26 (Wevelghem Belgium11/41), Stfkpt 6/JG-26Bf 109F, Fw 190A-1 "Black 13" at Wevelghem 11/41, Fw 190A-4, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470056 "Black 6" (lost 11/29/43) in 5 Staffel, Fw 190A-7 Wk# 642002 "Blk 12" (lost 2/22/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/29/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 February, 1944 in "Black 12" by P-47 pilot Maj. George Carpenter of the American 4th FG, 335th FS. He breached Luftwaffe discipline and left his Rotte to go after a smoking B-17, an easy kill. As his comrades watched in horror, he was jumped by a dozen P-47s. Lt. Crump raked Carpenter, and then dove away for his life. Sternbergs plane flew into the ground and exploded after two turns and then a shallow dive. Crashed near Hückelshofen (D). WIFA 29 November, 1943 in a Fw 190A-6 Wk# 470056 "Black 6" when he crashlanded and overturned at Lille Nord airfield after combat with a Spitfire. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire at Dunkirk on 26 June, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Dunkirk on 16 August, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire W of Dunkirk on 19 August, 1941. His 4th, a Spitfire at Wormhoudt on 21 August, 1941. His 15th victory, a B-17 of 94BG on 14 May, 1943 over Scheldt Estuary. His 20th victory, a B-17 (HSS) 30 km NW of Paris on 6 September, 1943.

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