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4101 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.
4102 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.
4103 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
4104 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.
4105 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).
4106 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.


4107 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.
4108 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.
4109 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).
4110 Stabner,GefrIII/JG-54Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 August, 1940; last seen crashing into the sea off the Kent coast.
4111 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.
4112 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.
4113 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.
4114 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.
4115 Stahl, Peter WilhelmOfwII/KG-30 (11/40), 6/KG-30 (8/42 Finland), Stab I/KG-51 (S.U.), Detachment Kdr KG-200Ju 88A-1 (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 lost a Ju 88 at Gilze (Neerhoven) Holland on 30 November, 1940. 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".
4116 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.
4117 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)
4118 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).
4119 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.
4120 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.
4121 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.
4122 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.
4123 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.
4124 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
4125 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.
4126 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
4127 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.
4128 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).
4129 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.
4130 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..
4131 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.
4132 Starzinski, HorstOfhr11/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 166043 "Black 6 + I" (lost 8/15/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 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)
4133 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.
4134 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.
4135 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.
4136 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).
4137 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.
4138 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">
4139 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).
4140 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.
4141 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.
4142 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
4143 Steffen, KarlOfw3/10/1918Weesow Mark Brandenburg598/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.), 9/JG-52 (8/43)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
4144 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).
4145 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.
4146 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.
4147 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.
4148 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.
4149 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.
4150 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)
4151 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
4152 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.
4153 Stein, ErichLt110/ZG-1Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufighter 120 km W of Brest on 25 August, 1943.
4154 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).
4155 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).
4156 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.
4157 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
4158 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.
4159 Steinecke, HeinzLt78 & Stfkpt 10/JG-51 (8/44 S.U.; 2/45 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512124 (lost 2/19/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 February, 1945 during aerial combat east of Heiligenbeil. 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.
4160 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.
4161 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).
4162 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.

4163 Steinmann, Wilhelm "Willi"Maj1/15/1912Nürnberg443/KG-53 (39-41), 3/JG-27 (10/42), Stfkpt 1/JG-4 (9/43), Kdr I/JG-4 (8/44), III/EJG-2 (3/45), JV-44He 111, Bf 109G-2 "White 1" in 1/JG-4, 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
4164 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.
4165 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.
4166 Stellfeld, RobertUffz85/JG-1 (1/42 Holland)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7427 (50% dam 1/28/42; 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 # 0626 (or 0662) "Black 9" (lost 4/9/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash landing near De Waarde 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. He was injured when he crashed at Waarde Holland, SE of Kruiningen, on 9 April, 1943, cause unknown (DeSwart).
4167 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
4168 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.
4169 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.
4170 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.
4171 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.
4172 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).
4173 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.
4174 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..
4175 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.
4176 Sterr, Heinrich BaziOblt9/24/1919Ortenburg Niederbayern1306/JG-54 (7/42), 7/JG-54, 6/JG-54 (5/43), Stfkpt 16/JG-54 (9/44)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 #13609 "Yellow 10 + -" (80% dam 1/7/43), Fw 190A-6 # 530353 "Yellow 4" (lost 10/8/43), Fw 190A-8 # 171684 (lost 11/26/44) in 16/JG-54 RK(12/5/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/30/43)
EP(4/30/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(1/7/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 November, 1944, shot down in Werk# 171684 "Blue 4" during a landing, by a pair of P-51s at Vörden Germany airfield. Downed with wounds twice while in 6 Staffel; 1/7/43 in # 13609 "Yellow 10", by 4 Lagg 3s north of Ramuschewo and 10/8/43 in # 530353 "Yellow 4", 3 km northeast of Dymer. Known to fly an Fw 190A "Yellow 2" also. 127 victories in Russia. His 1st known Soviet victory, an Il-2 at Kola on 19 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 28 September, 1942. A Pe-2 on 6 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 10 km N of Worschina See on 12 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 17 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 29 December, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 30 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 7 January, 1943. A P-40 and a LaGG-5 on 27 February, 1943. A Pe-2, a P-39 and a LaGG-3 on 7 March, 1943. Seven victories on 2 August, 1943. Six La-5s on 8 October, 1943. An La-5 and an Il-2 on 25 January, 1944. One known western victory, a P-47 in the Nijmegen area on 23 September, 1944. Another victory, a B-25 in the same area on 25 September, 1944. Had been nominated for the EL. Photo
4177 Sterz, WernerObltWekusta 1 Ob.d.L. (Norway)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430540 (lost 8/13/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew at the Stavanger-Sola airfield 13 August, 1943, crash cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
4178 Sterzl, KarlFw4/26/19205/KG-66Ju 88S-3 Werk # 330847 "L1 + UP" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 3 August, 1944; killed during a practice flight at Montdidier, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIFA): Uffz Johannes Roth, geb 10/22/1919, Obs and Uffz Paul Jacobs, geb 6/25/1923, R/O. Source: B.Bines. Note: This AC seems to be on loan from LG-1 with the "L1 + UP" designation.
4179 Steudel, FritzOfw4/27/1918Friedersdorf, Bitterfeld6/KG-53 (2/40 Channel), 13/KG-53 (9/42), 10/EKG-1 (4/45)He 111P & H RK(2/28/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)
EP(4/1/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
A Radio Operator, on the crew of Uffz Georg Ackermann, also an RK Holder, and later with Obstlt Hans Bader. Approximately 500+ combat mission, most against the Soviet Union. Deceased 25 August, 2004 Rastede/Westerstede (P. Bastin).
4180 Stichaller, FerdinandFw1(F)/Aufkl. Gr. Ob.d.L.Do 215B-4 Werk # 0068 "T5 + BC" (lost 8/7/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew 7 August, 1941 in the area around Roslavl and Bryansk, SW of Moscow, cause unknown. Remaining crew (desig unk): Lt Joachim Babick (or Babiek); Fw Walter Kramer and Uffz Christian Stirnwald (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Stiehhaller.
4181 Stickel, HeinzLt69/JG-51 (6/43 S.U.)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 January, 1944 at Osaritschi (Magnus & H. Breuer). His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 10 June, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-5 on 22 June, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-4 on 5 July, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-3 on 12 July, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-3 on 4 August, 1943. A 6th, a Yak-9 12 km NE of Yelnya on 17 September, 1943.
4182 Stiefelhagen, AugustUffz9/24/1920Werden Land/Ruhr6/JG-2 Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0322 (lost 10/15/42), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0130210 "Black 2" (lost 12/13/42) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed 13 December, 1942 when he accidentally struck the ground in Werk # 0210 during a low-level flight near Garonne (Bordeaux). Wounded 15 October, 1942 in Werk # 0322 in aerial combat with fighters. Crash landed near Brionne (Bernay). Added: A more precise crash location is Col de l'Homme, near Vergnelongue Farm, 50km N of Carcassonne, Aude, France, where he crashed into the mountainous terrain due to bad weather. He is buried in the German War Cem at Dagneux, Blk 37, Row 1, Gr 7 (D.Drury).
4183 Stigler, Gustel August1911Amberg (Bav)KG-806 (Caen)Ju 88 (lost 10/10/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 10 October, 1940; takeoff accident at Caen. BOB pilot. A Glider pilot in 1927. He was a student of his brother Franz at "B" school (instruments).
4184 Stigler, Ludwig FranzOblt.8/21/1915Amberg (Bav)28Flt Instr(40), 2 & 4/JG-27(5/42 Martuba Libya; 6/42 Sidi Barani Egypt), 6/JG-27(5/43 Trapani Sicily; 7/43 So. Ital.), Stfkpt 12/JG-27(1/44 Graz), 8/JG-27, Actg Kdr III/JG-27(10/44 Grossenhain), JV-44(2/45 Lechfeld & Brandenburg; 3/45 Munich)He 72 (as Instr @ Dresden), Bf 109F/Trop Werk # 8401 "Wht 12 + -" (80% dam 6/25/42; eng dam near Tmimi) w/4 Staffel, Bf 109G-4 "Yellow 2 (4/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15371 (lost 5/15/43; injured in a crash at Trapani), Bf 109G-6 Trop Werk # 16347 (80% dam 6/3/43 TO accident, pilot OK), Bf 109G-6 "Yellow 12" (8/43 Wiesbaden), Bf 109G-6 "Yel 2" (44), Bf 109G-14 (10/44), Fw 190D-9, Me 262A-1a "White 3" (also flown by Adolf Galland)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/ "400" Pendant
On 20 Dec., 1943, Stigler refused to shoot down the heavily damaged B-17 F, Ser.# 42-3167, "Ye Olde Pub", of 379BG. The B-17 pilot, 2nd Lt. Charles L. Brown, learned the identity of the chivilrous pilot in 1990, and they have been friends ever since. Stigler lived in Vancouver, B.C. and Brown in Miami. Article of the event and a Stigler autographed photo on file. 487 missions. 17 victories in the Desert. 11 bombers, 2 with the Me 262. Shot down 17 times, bailing 6 times. Serious wounds from B-17 return fire, shattering his windshield. 30 unconfirmed victories. Nominated for the RK. One known victory, his 1st, a P-40 SW of Ft. Acroma North Africa on 31 May, 1942. Another, a Spitfire V N of El Alamein on 10 July, 1942. A P-38F of 82FG, piloted by Lt Conrad Bentzlin (drowned) on 16 April, 1943, at sea, 70km west of Marettimo. His 20th, a B-17 10 km S of Urach, E of Freiburg , on 6 September, 1943. A double victory, Nos 21 & 22, on 29 November, 1943; both B-17s, one 3 km NW of Harpstedt, the other (an HSS) 15 km SW of Wildenhausen. His 24th, a B-24 NW of Cirkle on 19 March, 1944. his 25th, a P-38 2 km W of Dunavecse on 3 April, 1944. A Spitfire in the Rambouillet area on 16 August, 1944. His famous student, Barkhorn! Both Stigler & Brown deceased in 2008, Stigler 22 March (P. Bastin). Alternate spelling: Steigler & Stiegler (109 Loss List).
4185 Stöber, GustavUffz12/15/1907Hötzelroda3/KG-27He 111P-3 Werk # Unk (lost 8/23/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 23 August, 1940 when his ac crashed near Avord, Cher, France, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all KIC): Lt Albert Ginzinger, Obs (of Erg/KG-27); Uffz Herbert Lange, R/O and Gefr Bernhard Toben, Flt Engr. The deceased are buried in the War Cem. at Dagneux (Fr), Blk 25, Row 1 as follows: Stöber Gr 28, Ginzinger Gr 29, Lange Gr 27 and Toben Gr 30 (D.Drury).
4186 Stöber, KurtFw4/24/1918367/JG-54 (3/42 S.U.)Bf 109F-2 "Wh 8", Bf 109F-4 "Wh 8", Bf 109G-2 Wk# 10438 "Blue 1" or Werk # 10423 "Blue 10" [per DK-G List] (lost 1/15/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/16/43 in absentia)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 15 January, 1943 after being shot down in "Blue 1" over Welikije/Luki. Prior; downed 20 January, 1942 at the Siwerskaja S.U. airfield by a Pe 2 Rear Gunner, his F-2 being 20% damaged, pilot disposition unknown. On 6 March, 1942 in his F-4, he did a headstand on landing, damaging the AC 20%, pilot disposition unknown. His first known Soviet victory, an I-26 on 22 March, 1942. An I-153 on 18 April, 1942. A P-40 on 27 April, 1942. A Yak-1 on 2 June, 1942. A P-40 on 20 July, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 2 August, 1942. A quad on 11 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 19 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 21 August, 1942. A P-2 on 22 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 27 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 30 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 5 September, 1942. A P-40 on 20 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 22 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an I-16 Rata on 1 October, 1942. Two Il-2s on 26 October, 1942. A Pe-2 on 30 December, 1942. Three LaGG-3s, an Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 6 January, 1943. An Il-2 on 12 January, 1943. Alternate spelling Stober. POW release in 1948. Deceased 2 May, 2000.
4187 Stock, HermannOblt711/NJG-3, 12/NJG-3 (Grove De. 8/43)Ju 88C "D5 + MX" (30% damaged)EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
On a transfer flight on 23 August, 1943, from from Grove to Kastrup Denmark, he crashed at the Kastrup airfield, standing his Ju 88 on its nose. None of the crew were injured. Remaining crew: Gefr Will Eiben, R/O and Uffz Heinz Philipp, Mech (Source: Air War over Denmark). One known victory, a Halifax V of RCAF No.428 Sq., DK 239, "NA-Q", at Grevenbroichon, near Lüneburg, 27 July, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 at Insel Samse (Denmark) on 9 October, 1943. A 3rd, a B-17 at Ostfriesland on 13 December, 1943. His 4th, a B-17 25 km N of Juist on 4 January, 1944. His 6th, a B-17 SE of Diepholz on 11 January, 1944. A 7th, a "4 mot" 150 km NW of Frankfurt-Main on 22 March, 1944. Magnus Report and Boiten, 8 victories.
4188 Stockbauer, KurtUffz24/NJG-4Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7/8 August, 1944 during aerial combat 30 km SW of Paris (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot" at Trappes on 8 June, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" over northern France on 5 July, 1944. Boiten 3 victories.
4189 Stockbauer, Ludwig R?Lt1(F)/123 (Channel)Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0396 "4U + HH" (lost 8/26/41)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 26 August, 1941when he was shot down during a reconnaissance mission over Bristol and Birmingham England. He was the victim of two Hurricanes of RAF No.615 Sq., piloted by F/O R.G.O.J.Mouchette and Sgt Hamilton. The AC crashed at 18:34 hours at Belgooly, Old Head of Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland, where the entire crew were interned. Remaining crew: Lt Rudolf Bauer, Observer; Gefr Herbert Schulze, R/O and Gefr Gerhard Grechsel, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
4190 Stockhowe, ErnstFw42/JG-53 (5/41; 7/41 S.U.)Bf 109F-2 (lost 5/41), Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(5/13/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 January, 1944 (Magnus). Stockhowe was injured and lost an F-2 at Leipzig-Mockau on 13 May, 1941 due to an accident (Prien). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 13 August, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 20 August, 1942. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 18 September, 1942. A 4th, a LaGG-3 on 21 September, 1942.
4191 Stöckl, AloisObst8/22/1895Mühldorf am InnKdr III/KG-255 (5/39), Kdr III/KG-51 (3/40), Kdr Stab/KG-55 (8/40 Villa Coublay Fr.)Do 17M, He 111P & Ju 88A in KG-51, He 111P-4 Werk # 2898 "G1 + AA" (lost 8/14/40) in KG-55 RK(7/4/40)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze
Channel Observer. KIA 14 August, 1940; sd by Spitfires of No. 609 Sq., piloted by F/O John Dundas & P/O David Crook, in the area of Boscombe Down, Middle Wallop. The ac crashed at Dean Hill, East Dean, Hampshire. Remaining crew (KIC): Obst Walter Frank, Chief of Staff V Fliegerkorps (bur CC 2/2/32)and Oblt Bruno Brossler, Pilot (bur CC 2/2/30); Stöckl bur CC 2/2/35; R/O, Fw Heinz Grimmstein and Flt Engr, Fw Jonny Thiel survived and were taken prisoner (Kaiser RK book & D.Drury). Approximately 30 combat missions. Replaced by Major Korte. Alternate spelling: Stoeckl.
Cannock Chase
4192 Stockmann, Gerhard HansFhjFw112/JG-53 (3/42-10/42 Med), 3/JG-53 (12/42), 2/JG-53 (3/44 Italy)Bf 109F-4 (Trop) Werk # 7273 (lost 3/4/42), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7542 (lost 10/5/42; combat with a Spitfire over Malta, bailed safely, pilot rescued OK), Bf 109G Werk # 162357 "Black 5" (lost 3/26/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 26 March, 1944; shot down near Zagreb Yugoslavia while attacking B-24s (Yugo crashes-Shrani). Stockmann known to have made a water landing off Malta on 4 March, 1942, as a result of aerial combat; rescued by ASR, Do 24 of 6/Seenotstaffel (Prien). His first victory was a Hurricane over Malta on 4 March, 1942. His first Soviet victory, an Il-2 on 12 August, 1942. A MiG-1 and an Il-2 on 13 August, 1942. A P-2 on 30 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 8 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 9 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 17 September, 1942. A MiG-3 on 18 September, 1942. A MiG-1 on 21 September, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 24 September, 1942. His 10th, a Spitfire at 39/5/1 in N. Africa on 13 December, 1942. His 11th, a bomber on 19 January, 1943.
4193 Stöffler, KarlLt1Stab IV/KG-40 (Atlantic)Bf 109F Escort for Fw 200, Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360015 "F8 + KD" (lost 7/20/42)
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Wellington "HX518" 10 km NNW of La Corüna on 20 July, 1942. The Ju 88 Loss List states he was flying Ju 88C-6 this date and was KIA at La Corüna, one unnamed crew returned. Added: His ac was sd by a Wellington of 15 OTU and crashed 30km off Sisargas Island, Spain. Two crewmen reported as Ofw August Möller, killed, bur Cuacos de Yuste, Row 1, Gr 6, and August Werner, survived. Added: The ac crashed into the sea, and a fishing vessel went to give assistance. Werner was WIA and rescued; Möller's body was recovered; Lt Stöffler slipped into the sea during the rescue, and is listed as missing at sea. One other unnamed crewman was KIA (D.Drury).
4194 Stohl, WernerUffz214/KG-40 (10/42), 2 ZG-1 (8/43)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Whitley V, shared with Dieter Meister, on 12 October, 1942. A 2nd, a Sunderland on 18 August, 1943.
4195 Stöhr, FriedrichUffzII/SKG-10 (Med)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 181796 "CM + YH" (lost 8/8/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 8 August, 1943 probably due to flak, no location reported.
4196 Stöhr, WernerLtI/KG-26 (Kemi)He 111H-5 Werk # 883578 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 13 August, 1941; shot down by enemy fighters during an attack on the Murmansk railway. Remaining crew: Fw Siegfried Gosse, Observer (WIA); Uffz Walter Forster, R/O (no disposition reported) and Uffz Kurt Gersing, Gunner (KIA). Source: SIG Norway.
4197 Stoldt, Walter Hptm4/20/1913Hamburg1/KG-76Do 17Z Werk # 2504 "F1 + IH" (lost 8/18/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 18 August, 1940: sd by a Hurricane of No.32 Sq., piloted by P/O Alan Eckford. The Dornier was sd during an attack on RAF Kenley, and crashed at Hurst Green, near Oxted, Surrey. Remaining crew: Fw Johann Beck, Obs (POW), Uffz Paul Gengel, R/O (KIA); Ofw Wilhelm Lautersack, Flt Engr (POW) and Oblt Walter Surk, a War Correspondant, (KIA). The three deceased are buried in a collective grave at CC, Plot 9, Row 3, Gr 13 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
4198 Stoll, JakobOblt13Stfkpt 9/JG-53 (9/39; 4/40 Wiesbaden-Erbenheim)Bf 109D, Bf 109E (lost 12/39), Bf 109E-3 in 40, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1174 (lost 9/17/40)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 September, 1940 during aerial combat over the Thames Estuary, crashing into the sea (Prien). Injured in a Bf 109E force landing accident at Trier on 29 December, 1939, cause unknown (Prien). One known victory, his 1st, a Mureaux W of Saalautern, 6 November, 1939. His 2nd, a Potez 63 W of Saarbrücken on 7 November, 1939. His 3rd & 4th, both Morane 406s 15 km west of Abbeville, 31 May, 1940. A "damaged" Hurricane NW of Reims on 1 June, 1940. His 5th, a Hurricane north of Creil, 3 June, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire 10 km E of Südspitz Portland on 25 August, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire in the Dungeness area on 6 September, 1940. Nos.8 & 9, both Spitfires NW of Calais on 9 September, 1940. His 10th, a Blenheim of RAF No.235 Sq. at Calais on 11 September, 1940. Nos.11, 12 & 13, all Spitfires S of London on 15 September, 1940.
4199 Stoll, KarlUffz6/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5540 (lost 8/25/42), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4021 "F1 + BP" (lost 9/3/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew at Stalingrad 3 September, 1942 after being hit by flak. MIA (briefly) with unnamed crew at Stalingrad 25 August, 1942 after an enemy fighter attack (Ju 88 Loss List).
4200 Stolle, BrunoHptm4/13/1915Münster Westfalen35I/LG-1(9/39), 3/JG-51(1/40), 8/JG-2 (3/40), Stafkpt 8/JG-2(9/40), Kdr III/JG-2(7/43), Kdr I/JG-11, ErprobungsKdo Ta 152 (Oct 44)Bf 109 E, Bf 109F"Blk 1"(40) in JG-2, Bf 109F-1s "Black 11 + I" and "13 + I" (France 8/41) in 8/JG-2, Fw 190A-4 Wk# 5735 "Blk 12" in 8/JG-2, Ta 152 in Ekdo RK(3/17/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/29/42)
EP(9/12/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
5 Bombers. In August, 1944, he served with the Ta 152 Trial Unit (EKdo Ta 152) at Rechlin Test Center. Following a brief stay there, he was assigned as Acting Kdr of I/JG-11 in October, 1944. 271 combat missions. All victories were in the West. One known victory, his 1st & 2nd, two Spitfires at Portland on 11 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire 30 km SW of the Isle of Wight on 26 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire west of Armentieres on 2 July, 1941. His 5th, a Blenheim on 5 July, 1941, no location. On 14 August, 1941, he downed 2 Spitfires, victories 7 & 8, at St. Omer/Gravelines. Nos.9 & 10, both Spitfires E of Boulogne on 16 August, 1941. Nos.14 & 15, both Spitfires on 5 December, 1941, no locations. His last victory, a "4 mot" on 20 December, 1943. Deceased 22 January, 2004.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)

Stolle (L) with Egon Mayer (R)

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