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901 Ehrich, S.Ofw3(F)/122 Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0835 (lost 8/22/41) Observer Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed into the North Sea, 45km west of Den Helder, on 22 August, 1941, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Remaining crew: Lt Ludwig Blankenhahn, Obs; Gefr Siegfried Turowski, R/O and Ofw Richard Lossack, Gnr. All survived except Gefr Turowski, whose body washed ashore the following month. He is now buried at Ysselsteyn, CL/1/21 (D.Drury). NOTE: Surname confusion; may be same person as S. Ehrig, and include incident at Schiphol, 4/20/41.
902 Ehrig, Hans JürgenOblt11.J/88 Legion Condor, Stfkpt 1/JG-77 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5105 "White 13" (lost 8/31/40)
Spanish Cross

EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 31 August, 1940, shot down during aerial combat with a Hurricane, piloted by Flt/Lt Michael Robinson of RAF No. 601 Sq, (D.Drury) and belly landed at Gates Farm, High Halden while on an escort mission over Kent and Essex. One victory in Spain. One known victory, his 1st, a Morane 406 north of Valenciennes, 18 May, 1940.
903 Ehrig, ManfredUffz2/JG-4Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410847 "VP + GN" (dam 1/11/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 413688 "Black 5" (lost 8/19/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 19 August, 1944; crashed at Ziegenhain during a transfer flight (JG-4 List). Ehrig injured in an emergency landing on 11 January, 1944,at Osa (Italy?), cause unknown.
904 Ehrler, HeinrichMaj9/14/1907Oberbalbach Baden208 4/JG-77(5/40), 4/JG-5(2/41), Stfkpt 6/JG-5(8/42), Kdr II/JG-5(6/43), Kdr JG-5(8/44), Kdr JG-7(2/45) Bf 109F-4 "Yellow 12" (7/42 Petsamo), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13605 (lost 6/43 Alakurtti Fin. & G-6 Wk# 19810 (Fin.), both "Yel 12" w/ 6/JG-5, Me 262A-1a "Grn 2" (lost4/45)
RK(9/4/42)
EL(8/2/43)

Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/18/43)
EP(7/20/42)
Wnd Bdg

EK 1 & 2
Ftr. Oper.Clasp
7 Bombers. 400+ combat missions. 5 victories in the Me 262. He served in an Army Flak unit in Spain. Two Soviet Typhoons on 8 June, 1943, while in 6/JG-5. An I-153, a P-40 and a LaGG-5 NE of the Louchi I airfield on 18 August, 1943. Two P-40s and two Il-2s SE of the Petsamo airfield on 25 November, 1943. Seven victories on 17 March, 1944. Five Soviet victories on 17 July, 1944. His 100th victory was a Hawker Typhoon, not usually seen that far North. He was one of JG-5s leading aces. Courtmartialed in November 1944 for the sinking of the battleship "Tirpitz" and deprived of his command of JG-5. His 201st victory, a B-17 NW of Dresden on 21 March, 1945. His 202nd, a B-17 in the Cottbus area on 22 March, 1945. Nos. 203 & 204, both B-24s over Chemnitz on 23 March, 1945. His 205th, a B-17 in the Dessau area on 24 March, 1945. No. 206, a P-51 of 361FG on 31 March, 1945. KIA 4 April, 1945, when out of ammunition, he rammed a B-17 (one of two B-17s this date) in "Green 2" near Schaarlippe by Stendal, his 208th and last victim! Nominated for the Swords. He is buried in Stendal. Photo
905 Eichborn, MartinUffz5/Bordflieger Gr-196 (Hommelvik See)Ar 196A-2 Werk # 0053 (lost 8/19/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 19 August, 1940 when his ac struck a power cable over the mountains between Skar and Dryna in the Otröy vicinity. His Observer, Lt.z.See, Alois Hirschberger, was also KIC (Flyvrak Norway).
906 Eichel-Streiber, Diethelm vonMaj8/10/1914Oppershausen Thüringen96JG-52,Stab III/JG-77 (Crete 4/41), Stfkpt 10/JG-1 (1/42), JG-5, Stab/JG-51 (3/43), Kdr III/JG-51, I/JG-27, Kdr JG-27, JV-44Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6435 "Black <<" (65% dam 4/14/41, flak), Bf 109F & G "White 1", Bf 109G-6/R6 "<<+" in I/JG-27, Fw 190A-6 (Jabo) Werk # 330 (10% dam, tech fault force landing 9/11/43) in JG-51, Me 262A-1a
RK(4/5/44)

Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (1/10/44)
EP(9/13/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Received the Spanish Cross in Gold with Swords for service in Spain as a bomber pilot. 94 victories in the East. 158 Fighter-Bomber and Close Support missions. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 on 4 March, 1943. An Il-2 on 15 March, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 16 March, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 28 May, 1943. A MiG-3 and a P-39 on 30 May, 1943. Two LaGG-3s, a LaGG-5 and a Yak-1 on 8 June, 1943. An Il-2 on 28 June, 1943. An Il-4 on 8 July, 1943. A MiG-3 on 10 July, 1943. A MiG-3 on 12 July, 1943. Two P-39s SE of Novossil on 13 July, 1943. Two MiG-3s on 20 July, 1943. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943. Two LaGG-3s and a Yak-1 on 4 August, 1943. Four Il-2s on 11 August, 1943. Five Il-2s (all m.H.) and a Yak-9 on 15 December, 1943. Two Yak-9s on 3 April, 1944. Four Yak-9s and an Il-2 on 30 July, 1944. His 96th victory, a P-47 at Linnich-Aachen on 28 November, 1944 (perry Claims).Prior to his assignment as Kdr Stab/JG-51, he served in 6/JG-51 in autumn 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 96 victories. Deceased 13 May, 1996, as an American citizen in Modesto, CA.. Photo
907 Eicher, TheobaldLt54/JG-2 (6/41)Bf 109F, Fw 190A-4(lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed by a bomb blast 28 November, 1942 at the Bizerta airfield. Since the A-4 was a loss, it is not certain if the airfield was being bombed or perhaps a bomb he may have carried exploded. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire on 22 June, 1941, no location. His 2nd, a Spitfire near Calais on 21 August, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire on 29 August, 1941, no location. His 4th, a Wellington at Le Touquet on 15 October, 1941. His 5th, a Spitfire on 19 August, 1942.
908 Eichhorn, Gerhard10/8/1925JG-27Bf 109Fighter Operational ClaspDeceased 20 August, 2000. Jager Blatt Obit.
909 Eichhorn, Karl Joachim "Lutz"Oblt14(Z)/LG-1 (Channel)Bf 110 Werk # 3617 "L1 + ?K" (lost 8/31/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspPOW 31 August, 1940; sd by a Hurricane of No.601 Sq., piloted by P/O Humphrey Gilbert. Eichhorn managed to ditch at sea off Foreness Point, Kent, and managed to escape in his dinghy, after which he was captured. His R/O, Uffz Richard Growe is MIA, believed drowned (D.Drury). Survived the war; lived in Hainburg in 1998. Jager Blatt 2/1998. Note: The German Graves Registry (VDK) suggests that Growe is buried in CC as an "unknown". Alternate spelling: Eichorn.
910 Eickhoff, Oblt14JGr-Ost, Stab I/JG-2 (6/44), 2/JG-2 (8/44), Act Kdr I/JG-2 (3/45 to end)Fw 190A (10/44)
EK 1 & 2 Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-51 in the Bernay area on 6 June, 1944. A 2nd, a Typhoon at Port-en-Bessin on 9 June, 1944. A 3rd, a P-47 at Conches on 29 June, 1944. A 4th, a P-47 in the Conches area on 30 June, 1944. A 5th, another P-47 same day, at Mangy-en-Vexin. A 6th, a P-47 at Chartres on 14 August, 1944. A 7th, a P-51 at Senlis on 17 August, 1944. His 8th & 9th, both P-51s; one 2 km N of Senlis, the other N of Meru, on 18 August, 1944. A 10th, a Spitfire at Sarcelles on 23 August, 1944. An 11th, a P-47 SW of Giessen on 9 September, 1944. A 12th, a P-47 at Aachen on 4 October, 1944. A 13th, a P-38 in the Aachen area on 12 October, 1944. A 14th, possibly Jim Edmondson, a P-38 E of Köln-Bonn on 20 October, 1944. Replaced Hrdlicka as Acting Kdr I/JG-2. This does not appear to be Christian Eickhoff, next record. His victories are in 1944, and Christian appears KIA in 1943. Shows up with an unknown given name in the Magnus Report also. Alternate spelling: Eichhoff.
911 Eickhoff, ChristianOblt62/JG-26 (6/41), Stfkpt 2/JG-26 (10/41), Stfkpt 2/JG-2 (3/42)Bf 109E Werk # 0786 "Black 1" (lost 1/26/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 January, 1943 during aerial combat in his 109E with Spitfires. Shot down into the Waddenzee (Holland). His first victory, a Spitfire northwest of Cape Gris Nez on 17 June, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire 10 km southwest of St. Omer on 9 July, 1941. His 3rd, a Stirling southeast of Bergues on 19 July, 1941. His 4th, a Blenheim at Scheldemündung on 12 August, 1941. His 5th, a Spitfire near Bethune on 21 September, 1941. Added: Another source, Netherland Loss Registry, indicates the crash site as the Het Canal near Hardelot.
912 Eickhoff, HeinrichFw69/JG-27 (5/44), 12/JG-27 (8/44 France)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 413722 "Blue 1 + I" (lost 8/23/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 August, 1944 south of Forvy, cause unknown. One known victory, his 2nd, a B-24 50 km N of Brück-a.d.-Mür on 24 May, 1944. His 3rd & 4th, both B-17s, 45 km S of Magdeburg on 28 May, 1944. His 5th, a Spitfire at the Bernay airfield on 15 June, 1944. A 6th, a P-47 at Meulan-les-Mureaux on 19 August, 1944.
913 Eickmeier, BrunoOfw109/NJG-4 (9/42), 2/NJG-1 (5/43) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5548 "BK" (lost 9/4/43) EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 4 September, 1943 in his G-4, crashing at Brummen, SW of Zutphen due to instrument failure in the clouds (DeSwart & Boiten). A former tank commander, he scored two known victories in Sept & October of 1942. Magnus. Another source says Eickmeier was KIA on 24 August, 1943 in aerial combat over Berlin. His R/O this date was said to be Ofw Helmut Fischer (WIA) who served with Knacke & Streib also. (4 September seems correct...from two different sources) One known victory, a Wellington 8 km east of St. Jüst on 3 September, 1942. Another, a Halifax on 16 October, 1942. Another, a Halifax on 13 May, 1943. A Wellington 2 km southwest of Vechtel on 12 June, 1943. A Lancaster on 23 June, 1943. Alternate spelling: Eikmeier. Boiten, 6 victories & alternate spelling: Eikmeier.
914 Eimers, SiegfriedGefr12/12/19194/JG-2 (Channel) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 20226 "White 12 + -" (lost 8/19/42) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 19 August, 1942; aerial combat with Spitfired and failed to return after opposing the British Raid on Dieppe. Per Co DeSwart, his 190 crashed into the Het Canal ( Dutch for English Channel). Added: He is buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk CL, Row 2, Gr 34 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Eimer.
915 Einecke, HelmutLt10/8/1919 (?)1/KG-27 (8/40), 7/KG-27 (Orleans-Bricy) He 111P-2 Werk # Unk (lost 8/16/40), He 111P-2 Werk # 1419 "1G + CR" (lost 5/29/41) Bomber Operational Clasp POW 29 May, 1941; sd by a Beaufighter of No.604 Sq., piloted by W/C C.H.Appleton, pilot bailed safely. Remaining crew: Obs Hans Georg Hartwich (or Hartig)(POW, bailed); R/O Uffz Hans Mühlhahn (POW, bailed) and Engr Gefr Konrad Baron (POW, bailed). The crash location was Buckley, Flintshire, Wales (D.Drury & W.Helmreich). Uninjured 16 August, 1940 when he was sd by a Beaufighter of No.615 Sq., and crashed SE of Bognor Regis (LOCS). Alternate spelling: Einicke.
916 Eineder, FranzFw9/19/19178/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 732081 "Blue 8" (lost 8/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 25 August, 1944, enemy action around Travecy, near La Fere (JG-6 List). Alternate spelling: Einder.
917 Einsiedel, Heinrich Graf vonHptm7/26/1921Potsdam356/JG-2 (11/41), 4/JG-2 (2/42), Stab III/JG-3 (6/42), Grp Adj III/JG-3 (9/42)Bf 109F-4 (lost 8/25/42), Bf 109F-4/R1 (lost 8/30/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/25/42)
EP(9/10/42),


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1942 after being sd by an I-16 in the vicinity of Safeta, near Stalingrad. Shot down with wounds 25 August, 1942 in the vicinity of Stalingrad. He was the Great-Grandson of the former German Chancellor, Otto von Bismark. While a Soviet POW, he founded a Communist Federation of POWs and German Communists in Soviet exile. One known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 29 June, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 3 July, 1942. A Pe-2 on 4 July, 1942. Two Il-2s at Voronezh on 9 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 16 July, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 22 July, 1942. A MiG-1 on 24 July, 1942. A MiG-1 NE of Kalatsch on 27 July, 1942. A MiG-1 at Kalatsch on 28 July, 1942. A quad on 6 August, 1942; two Pe-2s N of Aksaj, an R-5 same location, and another Pe-2 SW of Stalingrad. Two MiG-3s E of Kalatsch on 9 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s in the Stalingrad area on 12 August, 1942. A MiG-1 at Stalingrad on 16 August, 1942. An I-180 N of Stalingrad on 23 August, 1942. Deceased September, 2007.
918 Eisenach, FranzMaj8/11/1918Retz, Neumark129II/ZG-76(40), 1(Erg)/JG-51, IV/JG-1(4/42), 9/JG-54(10/42), Stfkpt 3/JG-54, Kdr I/JG-54(Kurland)Bf 109G-2s; "Yellow 1,4,5,6,& 9" in 9/JG-54, Bf 109G-4 Wk# 16099 "Yel 11" in 9/JG-54, Fw 190A "Yellow 6", Fw 190A-6 Wk# 530391"Yellow 3" (lost 12/18/43)
RK(10/10/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/16/44)
EP(8/31/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Took six months to recuperate from serious wounds of 18 December, 1943, flying Werk# 530391 shot down by Flak in Map Quad 96492. 319 combat missions. All victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, a P-40 on 8 November, 1942. An Il-2 in the Navierow area on 9 December, 1942. A MiG-3 and an Il-2 on 30 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 5 January, 1943. An Il-2 on 8 January, 1943. An Il-2 on 12 January, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 14 January, 1943. Two Il-2s on 24 May, 1943. A P-40 and a LaGG-3 on 17 June, 1943. Two La-5s and a LaGG-3 on 6 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 30 September, 1943. Five Soviet victories on 30 July, 1944. Scored nine victories in one day, 14, September, 1944. Nos. 118 to 120, two Il-2s and a Yak-9 on 6 January, 1945. Nos. 122 & 123, both Il-2s on 23 February, 1945. Nos. 124 to 126, two Il-2s and a Yak-3 on 5 March, 1945. Nos. 128 & 129, both Pe-2s on 19 March, 1945. Shot down at least three times. English POW, summer 1945. Also flew Fw 190A-8 in Nov. 1944. Retired Bundeswehr officer in 1974. Deceased 21 August, 1998. Photo
919 Eisener,Ofw1III/NJG-2Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot"at Wiesbaden on 26 August, 1944.
920 Eisenhauer, Friedrich M.Uffz4/8/1923Langstadt1/NJG-2Ju 88G-1 Werk # 714092 (lost 8/3/44), Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620575 "4R + OH" (lost 12/28/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 28 December, 1944; Crashed his G-6 at Grathem, west of Roermond Holland as a result of AA fire. His gunner was Ogefr Karl Stoll (geb 4/17/1923, KIA). Only the R/O, Gefr Hubert Zimmermann survived by bailing, becoming POW. Alternate spelling: Eisen-Hauer. Jager Blatt mention. A. Rosseels notes the crashsite as Molenbeersel, Belgium. Added: Uffz Eisenhauer is buried at Lommel Belgium, Blk 25, Gr 268. Ogefr Stoll is buried at Ysselsteyn Netherlands, Blk BR, Row 11, Gr 253. In an earlier incident, Uffz Eienhauer's ac was sd by AA fire on 3 August, 1944, in his G-1 near Flers, Orne, France. He bailed and returned; two others bailed, Ogefr Georg Pfauter, R/O (MIA) and Gefr Hubert Zimmermann, Gnr (Returned) (D.Drury).
Lommel, Belgium
921 Eisold, Helmut Fw12/25/1919Gross Harthau5/StG-2Ju 87B Werk # 5676 (lost 8/13/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 13 August, 1940, probably sd by a Spitfire of No. 609 Sq., piloted by F/O Harry M.Goodwin, crashing at Rodden, Portesham, Dorset, buried Cannock Chase, Plot 7, Row 5, Gr 129. Source: M.Croft & D.Drury. His Gnr, Uffz Otto Lindenschmid (geb 3/25/1915), also KIA, buried in CC, Plot 6, Row 1, Grave 24 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
922 Eissler, HelmutUffz45/JG-77Bf 109F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Blenheim W of Stavanger on 25 June, 1940. Two Blenheims in the Aalborg area on 13 August, 1940. His 4th, a Hudson in Norway on 24 October, 1940. Alternate spelling: Eisseler.
923 Eitelbach, RudolfOblt11/15/1915Magdeburg (?)1/NAGr-2 (S.U.) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15687 "White 4" (lost 8/12/43) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 12 August, 1943 in the Belgorod-Bogoduchoff area due to enemy return fire.
924 Elbinger, JohannUffz33/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.), 10/JG-54 (4/4/44), II/JG-54 (4/16/44)Fw 190A, Ju 52(4/16/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 April, 1944 west of Orsowo. Not known if he was a passenger in the Ju 52 or the pilot of such a transport belonging to JG-54. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 22 August, 1943. A 2nd Il-2 on 1 September, 1943. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 4 April, 1944.
925 Elflein, HermannFw32/JG-2Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550175 (lost 8/27/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 August, 1943 during aerial combat over Epreville (Boiten). One known victory, a Spitfire 65 km northwest of Fecamp on 28 March, 1943. A 2nd, a Spitfire 7 km southwest of Berck-sur-Mer on 18 April, 1943. A 3rd, a Lancaster 6 km SE of Chartes on 15 August, 1943.
926 Elger, HerbertFw4/8/1920Oberhainichen10/JG-2Fw 190A (lost 8/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 19 August, 1944; sd at La Croix-en-Brie by an RCAF Spitfire IX fighter, piloted by F/L J.C. Lee of No. 401 Sq.. He is buried in the War Cemetery at Fort de Malmaison France, Blk 4, Row 35, Gr 1393. (RCAF Claims List & D.Drury).
927 Ellendt, HansLt564/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14556 (lost 1/15/43; emergency landing, engine fault, Gigant), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 1362_ "White 2 + --" (lost 1/10/43; enemy fire, pilot OK), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20149 (lost 7/23/43; sd by Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140261 "White 7 + -" (dam 12/28/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/5/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 28 December, 1943 during aerial combat, emergency landing, location not reported. (Magnus & Bf 109 Loss List). Magnus Report, 64 victories. His first known victory, a Soviet R-5 on 27 September, 1942, an Uffz at the time. A LaGG-3 on 17 October, 1942. A Pe-2 on 25 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 1 December, 1942. A Yak-1 on 18 December, 1942. A Yak-1 and a LaGG-5 on 10 January, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 14 February, 1943. An R-5 on 6 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 25 June, 1943. An Il-5 on 16 July, 1943. A Yak-1 and an Il-2(m.H.) on 8 August, 1943. An Il-2 on 12 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 6 September, 1943. A P-2 on 7 September, 1943. An Il-2 on 25 September, 1943. A Yak-1 on 7 October, 1943. A P-39 on 8 October, 1943. A Yak-1 on 12 October, 1943. A P-39 on 5 November, 1943. Three Yak-1s on 14 November, 1943. Three P-39s on 19 November, 1943. A Yak-1 on 29 November, 1943. An Il-2 and a Yak-1 on 30 November, 1943. Five Il-2s and a P-39 in the Eltigen area on 5 December, 1943. Two Il-2s in the Katerles-Jurakovareas on 8 December, 1943.
928 Ellenrieder, XaverLt12I/JG-26, 7/JG-26 (7/42), 8/JG-26 (7/43), 3/JG-26 (2/44), 4/JG-26 (9/44), Stfkpt 1/ JG-26 (4/45)Bf 109G-6, Fw 190A-1, Fw 190A-8, Fw 190D-9 Werk # 211006 "Blue 6" (dam 1/23/45), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 401357 "White 3" (dam. 4/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIFA 16 April, 1945 in his "White 3" during a test flight. Removed from flight status after this last accident. WIA 23 January, 1945 during aerial combat at Ostbeuem in "Blue 6". 175 combat missions. His 1st combat mission, on the Kanalfront on 15 July, 1942. Flew during the Dieppe Raid on 19 August, 1942. Scored III Gruppes 500th victory. Most of his flights were escort flights for Hs 126 recon AC, and Bf 110, Ju 87 and Ju 88 bombers. His first aerial victory was a Russian LaGG 3 on 26 March, 1943, while in 7 Staffel. A second victory was recorded by 4/JG-26, a Typhoon of RAF No. 137 Squadron. Another, a Typhoon at Neuzen, E of Ghent on 11 July, 1943 while in 8/JG-26. A P-47 at Thieracho-Laon on 8 February, 1944. His 8th, a P-51 at Paris on 14 June, 1944. His 9th, a P-47 at Trappes on 24 June, 1944. A 10th, a P-51 at St Anne on 26 July, 1944. An 11th, a Typhoon at Goch on 24 September, 1944. A Spitfire at Arnhem on 25 September, 1944. Flugbuch (6/41 to 4/45). Alternate spelling: Ellenreider
929 Elsässer, SiegfriedOblt2 Erg/NJG-2, III/NJG-2 (8/43), Stab II/NJG-2 (8/44) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5590 "R4 + BA" (dam 8/17/43), Ju 88R-2 Werk # 751123 "R4 + CC" (lost 8/7/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 6/7 August, 1944; shot down by a Mosquito between Feugeres and Carentan. The Mosquito was probably of RAF No. 410 Sq., piloted by S/Ldr James D. Sommerville (Boiten). WIA with unnamed crew 17 August, 1943 near Geissen, cause unknown (Bf 110 Loss List). Two known victories, both "4 mots" at St Leu on 8 July, 1944. Added: Remaining crew 8/7/44 (both POW): Lt Peter Raupach and Uffz Josef Kugler (absa3945).
930 Elsner, HeinzFhjFw1/NJG-2Ju 88G-1 Werk # 720103 (lost 8/7/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 7 August, 1944 at "La Roulandiere, Landivy", cause not reported. Remaining crew (MIA): Gefr Michael Schenk, Obs and Ogefr Werner Dörfel, W/T (desig unk). One of the airmen was found at La Pinsonniere in a swamp, his parachute failed to open (absa3945).
931 Elsner, WalterUffz4/27/1923Kassel1/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300237 "B3 + JH" (lost 6/14/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 14 June, 1944 when his ac failed to return from an operation while attacking shipping at the Orne estuary in France. Crew designations unknown; Uffz Elsner was my choice as pilot. He is believed buried in the Ger War Cem at Champigny-Staint-Andre, Blk 16, Row 13, Gr 697. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz August Gilt, Fw Bruno Klos and Uffz Wilhelm Poppen (D.Drury).
932 Elstermann, WilliHptm12/19/191793/JGr 152, 2/ZG-52, Stfkpt 6/NJG-3, Kdr II/JG-6 (8/44 Herpy Fr.), Kdr I/JG-6 (11/44)Bf 110 in NJG-3, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739380 "<<" (lost 2/2/45)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 2 February, 1945; shot down by flak at Kalenzig (JG-6 List). Led the first major action of the newly formed II/JG-6 on 25 August, 1944 against P-38s of the 394FS, 367FG, strafing the airfield at Clastres. 16 Fw 190s were lost in this action when attacked by the other two 367FG P-38 squadrons. Boiten, approx 6 victories.
933 Emanuel, HeinzUffz5/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 8621 (lost 8/27/42)Bomber Operational ClaspThis ac was destroyed 27 August, 1942 making an emergency landing at Pachino due to engine trouble, the three unnamed crew were injured, pilot disposition unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
934 Emmerich, FelixUffz1920Markdorf412/JG-1 (8/42), 1/JG-1, 3/JG-1Bf 109F, Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2207 (60% dam 8/1/42), Fw 190A-4 in 12/JG-1, Fw 190A-5 Werk # 150937 "Yellow 4" (lost 10/10/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 October, 1943, in aerial combat, opposing U.S. bombers during the Münster raids, crashing his A-5 2 km NW of Haaksbergen Holland. No known grave. He was uninjured in an emergency landing near Viersen on 1 August, 1942 due to engine trouble. His first known victory, a B-17 50 km NW of Texel, near Emden, on 4 February, 1943. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 5 May, 1943. His 3rd & 4th, another Spitfire and a P-47 west of Walcheren on 14 May, 1943. Added: Buried Lörrach Hauptfriedhof, Baden-Württemberg (M.deWolf).
935 Ender, Klaus HeinzFw23/JG-2Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire at Ecardenville-le-Campagne on 22 August, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 5 km S of Troyes on 6 September, 1943. I believe this may be Fritz Ender.
936 Enderle, HansUffzII/JG-5 (Finland)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10195 (lost 5/20/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10844 (lost 8/22/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 August, 1943; shot down with wounds during aerial combat southwest of Petsamo (Source: SIG Norway). His F-4 was written off as "Lost" during an operation on 28 May, 1942, location and cause unknown. He was reported to have returned unhurt after the incident.
937 Engel, AugustOblt4/2/19138/JG-11 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 784958 "Blue 14" (lost 1/1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 1 January, 1945 by Allied fighters of 366FG as he was strafing the airfield at Asch Belgium. He crashed his G-14 at Niel-bij-As Holland (DeSwart). Buried Ysselsteyn, Block I-2-41 (Rosseels).
938 Engel, Johann GottliebLt192119/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8229 (lost 8/3/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 3 August, 1942; overturned while attempting a force landing at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 47822 after being hit by enemy fire. One known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 3 August, 1942.
939 Engel, WolfgangUffz411/JG-3Bf 109F & GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 in the Oschersleben area on 7 July, 1944. A double victory on 18 July, 1944, both B-17s SE of Kempten. His 4th, a B-17 at Daun-Kyllberg area on 15 August, 1944.
940 Engelhardt, RichardFwStab/Schl.G-1 (S.U.)Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670265 "Green B" (lost 8/5/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 5 August, 1943, cause and location over Russia unknown.
941 Engels, JohannesOblt10/24/19201 10/NJG-4, NJG-1, 1/NJG-6, 4/NJG-6, 2/NJG-6 (8/43) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5433 (lost 8/17/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 17 August, 1943; made emergency landing at Grundschwalheim following daytime aerial combat with B-17. His R/O, Uffz Fritz Janisch (geb 12/11/1920 Obercunnersdorf), was KIA (Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a Halifax, Werk # JD408 of RAF No. 102 Sq., piloted by Maj. Pestridge , at Vollmersbach on 10 August, 1943. Boiten, 6 victories.
942 Engfer, KurtUffz29/JG-77 (4/44 Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161071 "Yellow 3" (lost 4/16/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 731066 "White 6" (lost 8/5/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 August, 1944 after being shot down by P-47s in the Avranches/Mortain area. WIA 16 April, 1944; emergency landing south of Ploiesti after engine damage during combat (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 E of Targoviste, in the Balkans, on 5 April, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 over Romania on 15 April, 1944.
943 Engfer, SiegfriedOblt4/27/1915Neuhof Pommern589/JG-3 (3/42 S.U.), JGr-Ost (5/43 France), 12/JG-1Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8247 (lost 6/4/41), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8968 35% dam 5/28/43; Tech prob La Leu FP, pilot injured), Fw 190A-6
RK(10/2/42)
EP(9/30/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Severely injured in a crash on 4 June, 1941 at Norrent-Fentes. Returned to duty June, 1942. Survived the war, but missing since April 1946 during a trip from Vienna to Munich. 348 combat missions. His first known Soviet victory, an R-5 on 12 March, 1942. A double Soviet victory on 1 April, 1942; both Il-2s. An Il-2 on 20 May, 1942. An R-10 on 29 May, 1942. A MiG-1 at Voronezh on 10 July, 1942. An R-5 on 16 July, 1942. A MiG-1 on 17 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 22 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 24 July, 1942. Three victories on 26 July, 1942; two Il-2s and a MiG-1. An Il-2 NW of Kalatsch on 28 July, 1942. An Su-2 SE of Kalatsch and two LaGG-3s NW of Stalingrad on 9 August, 1942. Another LaGG-3 SW of Stalingrad on 11 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 N of Pajoro on 17 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 E of Akalovo on 18 August, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 31 August, 1942; one at Tinguta, the other SE of Sarepta. Two MiG-1s 15 km NE of Stalingrad on 10 September, 1942. Three Il-2s in the Stalingrad area on 13 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 28 January, 1943. A Boston NE of Kramatorskaya on 9 February, 1943. A Boston 4 km E of Dobrovolye on 27 February, 1943. An Il-2 3 km E of Brezezinski on 2 March, 1943.
944 Engleder, RudolfHptm251/JG-1 (6/43), 2/JG-1 (12/43), III/EJG-2 (3/45), Stfkpt 10/JG-7 (4/45)Fw 190A-4 & 5, Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430177 "Black 7" (dam 12/16/43; wounded, bomber return fire near Twente) and Bf 109G-6 in JG-1, Me 262 in JG-7
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (12/16/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
19+ bombers. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) on 22 June, 1943. His 2nd, a Spitfire V 25 km W of Rotterdam on 2 July, 1943. His 3rd, a B-17 at Westerholt on 26 July, 1943. His 4th, a B-17 (HSS) on 30 July, 1943. His 5th and 6th, both B-17s (HSS), one in the Breda area, on 17 August, 1943. His 7th, a B-17 at Oud Gastel on 19 August, 1943. His 8th & 9th, both B-17s, one 5 km N of Hanau, the other no location, on 4 October, 1943. His 10th, a B-17 on 8 October, 1943. His 11th, a B-17 (HSS) on 9 October, 1943. His 12th, a B-17 on 10 October, 1943. His 13th, a B-17 at Sittard on 14 October, 1943. His 14th, same day, a B-17 (HSS). His 15th, a P-38 in the Münsterland area on 11 November, 1943. His 16th, a B-24 at Ahlhorn on 13 November, 1943. His 17th, a B-17 (HSS) on 1 December, 1943. His 18th, a B-17 on 11 December, 1943. His 19th, a B-17 5 km W of Texel on 16 December, 1943. Temporarily blinded this date by return fire, he was guided to a safe landing at Twente by Ofw Piffer. His 20th, same day at Texel. OKL reports his 20th as a B-24 on 11 April, 1944, no location. A B-26 on 3/9/45 (said to be #25). Magnus Report.
945 Engling, EgonFw2/11/1923Güldenboden128/NJG-2 (6/44), 11/NJG-3 (1/45)Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621349 "D5 + UW" (lost 1/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 26 March, 1945 after making an unsuccessful belly landing at Jever, no further detail (Boiten). Buried Jever, Block 4A/3/3 (Rosseels). No detail on the loss of Wk# 621349 in Jan, 1945 at Varel-Obenstrohe. Remaining crew this date: Uffz Richard Marx, R/O and Uffz Hauber, Mechanic (Rosseels). One known victory, a "4 mot" NW of Paris on 11 June, 1944. A 2nd, a "4 mot" 10 km WNW of Amiens on 13 June, 1944. A "4 mot" in the Turnhout area on 22 June, 1944. A 4th, a "4 mot" at Vosges du Nord on 29 July, 1944. A 5th, another "4 mot" same day at Pförzheim-Calw. A 6th & 7th "4 mot" at Darmstadt and one 30 km E of Darmstadt, on 26 August, 1944. Magnus.
946 Englisch, IringOblt3/4/1920Haag Austria9 3/JG-77 (2/42 S.U. & 8/42 Malta), 2/JG-77 (2/43), Stafkpt 2/JG-77 (12/44 Reich Def) Bf 109F & G (Trop) in 3 Staffel, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512356 "Red 2" (lost 12/24/44) in 2 Staffel EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 December, 1944 after being shot down by Allied fighters, most likely the Spitfires that also shot down my friend, Johannes Wiese. Englisch plunged to his death at Flamersheim, near Euskirchen. His first known Soviet victory, an I-16 Rata on 23 February, 1942. An R-5 on 16 May, 1942. A U-2 on 12 June, 1942. One known victory, his 4th, a P-40 in N. Africa on 14 December, 1942. A second P-40, his 5th victory, in the Desert on 26 February, 1943. His 6th, a P-38 over the Ischia area, 30 August, 1943. His 7th, a B-24D over southern Italy, 3 September, 1943. An 8th, a B-17 (e.V.) over Italy on 18 March, 1944. His 8th per OKL, a P-47 over Italy on 28 March, 1944. His 9th, a P-47 at Westerwald on 7 October, 1944.
947 Engst, HubertOfw11/10/1921Krauschwitz15JG-110, Stabstaffel II/JG Hermann (7/43), 6/JG-300 (7/43), 5/JG-300 (6/44), 6/JG-300 (8/44 Seyring)Fw 190A-8 Wk# 681361 "Yellow 7" (lost 8/44), Fw 190A-8/R2 Wk# 682181 "Yellow 2" (lost 12/24/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(45)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/24/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
10+ bombers. On 24 August, 1944, after downing a B-24 at Neuhaus (Jindrichuv Hradec Bohemia), he was shot down with wounds by return fire, in his A-8 "Yellow 7". Lost a 2nd A-8, Werk # 681181 "Yellow 2", at Hersfeld on 24 December, 1944. Pilot severely wounded a 2nd time. One known victory, his 1st, a Stirling SE of Wüppertal on 31 July, 1943, only hours after being assigned to Stabsstaffel/JG Hermann. Another, a Lancaster S of Nürnburg on 28 August, 1943. A B-17 S of Schönewalde and a B-24 at Luckenwalde on 21 June, 1944. A B-24 SW of Tulln on 26 June, 1944. A B-24 S of Magdeburg on 7 July, 1944. A B-24 (im Zus. - with flak) at Neuhaus/Böhmen on 24 August, 1944. A B-24 SE of Eschwege on 27 September, 1944. A 2nd B-24, same day, in the Treffurt area. A 9th, a B-24 at Prossnitz (Olomouc) on 17 December, 1944. Shot down four times. Survived the war. His victories may be as high as 21; 20 bombers and one Mosquito, per his son Wolfgang Engst.


Engst in his Fw 190A-8/R2 of 6./JG 300

Engst (L) Garziadel (R)
948 Enneccerus, WalterObstlt11/21/1911Trier MoselI/StG-1, III/StG-3, Kdr II/StG-2 (5/40 Siegburg, 8/40 Lannion), Kdr StG-77 (2/43)Ju 87B-2 & Ju 87R "T6 + AC" in StG-2, Ju 87D in StG-77
RK(7/21/40)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. One of the first Stuka pilots to receive the RK. Known as the "Ship Killer", he flew more than 200 missions mostly against the enemy in the West. Deceased 3 August, 1971 in Wahn.
949 Enser, WalterUffz59/JG-54 (France)Fw 190A-8 Werk# 172675 "Yellow 9" (lost 8/9/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 9 August, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-51 east of Chartres. One known victory, a B-17 into the Baltic off Kolberg on 29 May, 1944. A 2nd, a P-47 at St. Andre-de-lEure on 14 June, 1944. A 3rd, a Spitfire in the town of Caen on 23 June, 1944. A 4th & 5th, both B-24s N of Paris on 6 August, 1944.
950 Eppen, Heinrich 'Hein'Hptm3/29/1915Winsen LuheAdj. I/StG-76, I/StG-3, Stfkpt 1/StG-3, Kdr I/StG-3 (6/42 after Sigel)Ju 87R-2 Trop Werk # 6146 "S7 + AB" (lost 6/4/42)
RK(7/5/41)

EK 1 & 2
Black Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 4 June, 1942 when he was shot down by South African fighters of Nos. 4 and 5 Squadron over Bir Hacheim No. Africa. 200+ missions. His R/O, Ofw Adalbert Betzler, believed KIA, no known graves for either. Added: WIA 16 August, 1940 by AA fire over Gosport, Hampshire, hospitalized in France, his R/O-Gnr, Lt Heinz Heyder, also a pilot, was also WIA this date. Injured in a takeoff collision at Argos Greece on 22 May, 1941 (D.Drury)
951 Epphardt, HerbertOblt73/JG-51 (2/42 S.U.), Stab I/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.)Bf 109F & G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet I-61 on 3 February, 1942. An Il-2 on 6 May, 1943. Two Il-2s on 7 May, 1943. A 5th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 15 August, 1943. A 6th, a Yak-7B on 28 May, 1944. A 7th, another Yak-7B on 29 May, 1944.
952 Epsiger, KurtUffz21/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-3 Werk # 137015 "White 4"(lost 8/19/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 August, 1942; Aerial combat, collided with a Spitfire, crashed into the sea off Worthing Pier, 2 km south of Dover, Map Quadrant 7/8. On this same date, he downed a Hampden and a Spitfire before he became MIA. Mombeek MIA List.
953 Erdmann, JoachimOfhr8/SG-2 Ju 87D-3 Werk # 141589 "T6 + JS" (lost 8/15/44) Ground Assault Operational Clasp MIA 15 August, 1944 after a mid-air collision with another squadron ac, piloted by Ofhr Ernst Claussen (MIA), at Karulaane (or Käru in Lääne-Viru County, Estonia. His R/O, Uffz Johann Leineweber also missing (D.Drury).
954 Erhard, WilfriedLt5/SKG-210 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 3765 "S9 +FN" (lost 8/20/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 20 August, 1941 ay Babino, cause unknown. Bf 110 Loss List
955 Erlenkämper, Friedrich FritzOfw11/16/1918137/JG-54 (7/42 S.U.)Bf 109F-4/R1 Wk# 13042 "White 5", Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20317 (lost 12/20/43), Bf 108D-1 Werk# 5106 (lost)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 February, 1944, in Werk# 5106, northeast of Iborska/Plersakau. On 6 April, 1942 his F-4 sustained 25% damage near Tschudowo. WIA 20 December, 1943 during aerial combat north of Delmenhorst. One known victory, two Soviet P-40s on 19 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 21 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 27 August, 1942. A P-40 on 3 September, 1942. A 6th Soviet, a Yak-1 on 20 September, 1942. A 7th Soviet, a LaGG-3 on 22 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 23 September, 1942. A 9th Soviet, a Yak-1 on 29 September, 1942. A 10th & 11th Soviet, a Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 26 October, 1942. A 12th Soviet, a Pe-2 on 30 December, 1942. A western victory, a B-17 3 km south of Holzhausen on 17 April, 1943. On 20 December, 1943 he was shot down with wounds in Bf 109G-6 Werk# 20317 "White 4" (lost) north of Delmenhorst/Moorweide.
956 Erler, HelmutOfhr1/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171462 "White 4" (lost 8/5/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 5 August, 1944 when he crashed at Bönninghardt during a training flight, cause not given. Source: L. Wiegels.
957 Ermecke, HeinzLt9/13/1919Schmallenberg2/KG-2Do 17Z-3 Werk # Unk "U5 + FK" (lost 8/21/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 21 August, 1940; sd by Hurricanes of No. 242 Sq., piloted by F/Lt George Powell-Shedden, Sub Lt Richard Gardner (RN) and P/O John Latta. The ac crashed in the vicinity of Conifer Hill, Starston, Norfolk. Remaining crew (WIA/POW): Uffz Gotz Dieter Wolf, Obs, Uffz Heinz Hermsen, R/O and Lt Kurt Rasche, War Correspondent. Ermecke buried at CC, Blk 5, Row 14, Gr 317 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
958 Ermisch, Heinz FritzUffz218/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.), 6/JG-300 (8/43)Bf 109F in 42, Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410224 (lost 8/24/43) in JG-300
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 27 August, 1943 near Liebenwalde-Berlin, cause unknown. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 4 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 6 August, 1942. A Yak-1 on 24 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 8 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 18 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 19 September, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 12 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 15 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 13 December, 1942. A Yak-1 near Velikiye Luki on 16 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 20 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 27 March, 1943. An I-153 on 3 May, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 4 May, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 5 May, 1943. A LaGG on 7 May, 1943. A LaGG on 26 May, 1943. Two LaGGs on 27 May, 1943.
959 Ernst, GeorgUffz8/8/1917Rossbach2/KGr-806Ju 88A-1 Werk # 3116 (lost 8/29/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew at Guillas, 29 August, 1940, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all bur Mont de Huisnes, Vault 1): Ofw Wilhelm Siepen (geb 4/16/1913 Wuppertal-Elberfeld, bur Gr 98), Obs; Ogefr Richard Härtel (geb 1/12/1916 Buchenhang, bur Gr 96), R/O and Fw Georg Orth (geb 8/11/1913 Ludwigshafen, bur Gr 99), Mech. Pilot Uffz Ernst buried Grave 97 (absa3945).
960 Ernst, WolfgangHptm5/1/1922368 & 9/JG-77 (9/42 S.U.), Stab III/JG-77 (8/43 Tunisia), Stfkpt 9/JG-77 (4/44 Romania), I/JG-1 (5/44), Acting Kdr I/JG-53 (1/45)Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13250 (force-land @ Petroskaja 5/22/42, 20% dam; radiator hit), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10712 30% dam 2/26/43 WIA Matmata Tunisia), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160826 "Yellow 1" (10% dam WIA 4/5/44: combat, emergency land Ploiesti area), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 350151 "White 231" (lost 7/6/44) in JG-77, Fw 190A-8 in JG-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known Soviet victory, two LaGG-3s on 10 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 12 September, 1942. One known Desert victory, a Kittyhawk on 25 February, 1943. His 23rd victory, in Sicily, was a B-25 on 18 June, 1943. His 25th, a P 40E over Sardinia on 30 July, 1943. Another, a P-40 29 km east of Iolesias, 28 August, 1943. A 27th & 28th, both B-24s in the Balkan Campaign, on 4 April, 1944. Wounded in aerial combat over Romania. Shot down and bailed successfully (with a broken arm) by a P-38J-10 of 429FS, flown by Lt Robert C. Milliken, over the Mamers area. His 29th, a P-38 in the Argentan area on 6 July, 1944. Shot down in "White 231" shortly after this encounter. He was the last commander (briefly) of III/JG-53, from 4/45 to 2 May, 1945. Deceased January, 1993.
961 Erren, HeinzUffz84/JG-51 (Med), 7/JG-51 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18083 (lost 7/12/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 28 August, 1944 near Mizi Romania (H. Breuer). One known victory, a B-24 90 km NE of Craiova on 5 April, 1944. Injured in a crash at Sardinien-Sizilien on 12 July, 1943 due to engine trouble. Victory count of 8 is approximate (Magnus).
962 Ertel, OttoOblt8/13/1914Ebersheide115/JG-77 (4/40), 6/JG-77 (6/40), 5/JG-77 (2/41), Stab II/JG-300 ("Kdo Herrmann" 7/43), 5/JG-300 (8/43)Bf 109E (4/12/40 lost), F & G, Fw 190A, Fi 156C-3 (lost 11/26/43 at Jünkerath)EP(9/1/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 26 November, 1943 when he crashed in his Fi 156 at Jünkerath during a transit flight (Boiten). Probably buried as "unknown" at Siemianowice/Sammelfriedhof, Poland (Rosseels). One known victory, his 1st, a Hampden southwest of Kristiansand, 12 April, 1940. As a result of this combat, he crashed his Bf 109E west of Kristiansand Norway, his E model was 100% destroyed. His disposition unknown. Source: SIG Norway. His 2nd, a Hudson on 24 April, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Blenheim west of Stavanger, 24 June, 1940. His 4th, a Beaufort of No. 217 Sq. at Lannilis on 15 Feb., 1941, no location. Two Lancasters at Hamburg on 30 July, 1943. A "4 mot" at Nürnburg on 28 August, 1943. Boiten, 4 victories.
963 Escalante, GerardoObltSpain115(Span)/JG-51 (8/43 S.U.)Fw 190A-3 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 S of Krassilina on 12 August, 1943. (All OKL)
964 Esche, Wilhelm WilliOblt52/JG-301 (7/44), 1/JG-301 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412441 (lost 8/8/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 August, 1944 during aerial combat at St Pol-sur-Mer (Boiten). One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 15 km N of Steinamanger on 12 April, 1944. Nos. 2 and 3, two Lancasters, one in the Abbeville area, the other at Cayeux-sur-Mer, on 5 July, 1944. His 4th, a "4 mot" 10 km NE of Dieppe on 6 July, 1944. His 5th, a Lancaster off Cayeux on 8 July, 1944.
965 Eschler, RudolfUffz9/JG-27 (8/42Africa), 8/JG-27 (4/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 7182 (60% dam 8/23/42), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140151 (lost 4/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 April, 1944 during aerial combat with bombers NW of Plattensee, near Tapolca. This F-4 ac was reported damaged 23 August, 1942 in a crash landing at El Qasaba, asa result of a servicing error.
966 Escude-Gilbert, RamonObltSpain115(Span)/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12746 (35% dam 9/15/42) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 15 September, 1942 due to enemy fire and made an emergency landing in his F-2 at Musatschewka (Stankey). His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 13 August, 1943. (All OKL)
967 Eske, KarlOfw2/KGr-806 (Finland)JU 88A-4 Werk # 1232 "M7 + HK" (lost 8/20/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 20 August, 1941, cause unknown.
968 Esnalante, GerardoOblt215(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 510 (lost 8/12/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 August, 1943 during aerial combat; force landed Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 45517.
969 Espenlaub, AlbertOfw141/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109E-7/Trop "White 5", Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 8477 "White 11" (lost 12/13/41)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 13 December, 1941 when he crash landed in Allied territory after aerial combat with Hurricanes of RAF Nos.94 & 260 Sqs.. Killed the same day, attempting to escape. All victories in the Desert. His first victory, a Hurricane of RAF No. 73 Sq., piloted bt French pilot, Sgt Castlenau over Tobruk on 21 April, 1941. Another, a P-40 of SAAF No. 1 Sq. NW of Sidi Barrani on 2 August, 1941. His 10th, a Boston southwest of El Adem on 23 November, 1941. Bowers/Lednicer, 14 victories.
970 Esser, HansFw10/28/1915Odenkirchen105/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109E 4 Werk # 3260 (lost 9/3/41)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 September, 1941. Esser is thought to have shot down the MiG-3 flown by a top Soviet Ace of the 55th Fighter Aviation Regt., Lt. Aleksandr Pokryshkin, on 27 June, 1941. One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim in the Aalborg area on 13 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Blenheim 50 km NW of Brest on 23 November, 1940. His 3rd, a Blenheim 20 km W of Ile de Oeussant on 25 Feb., 1941. His victory count may be as high as 12 (Magnus).
971 Essmert, WilliFw7/KG-3 (St Trond Be.)Do 17Z-2 Werk # 1160 "5K + AR" (lost 8/26/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA/POW 26 August, 1940 when, after being separated from the others, was attacked by Defiants of RAF No. 264 Sq. as they were headed toward the Medway airfield. Both engines were shot out and not running, and the cockpit had been hit. The ac ditched in the Goodwin Sands at low tide. Remaining crew: Uffz Richard Ritzel, Obs (POW); Uffz Helmut Reinhardt, R/O, age 27, (KIA, buried Ysselsteyn Block BQ, Row 6, Gr 136) and Gefr Heinz Huhn, Mech, age 21, (KIA, geb 12/2/1918, buried Cannack Chase, Gr 405-1). Both Essmert and Ritzel were interned in Canada. Source: RAF Combat Report # 313/1940. The ac was recovered in June 2013. Alternate spelling: Effmert.
972 Eszenyi,HptmHungary4/III Bomber Group (8/41 Operation Barbarossa)Ca 135Bomber Operational ClaspEszenyis crew downed a Soviet I-16 on 10 August, 1941 near the besieged town of Nikolayev, S.U.. Neulen
973 Etangenberg, WilhelmOfw5(H)/12Fw 189A-2 Werk #2318 "H1 + CN" (lost 8/28/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 28 August, 1942, with crew, at Bolschije Russia due to flak. His Observer, Oblt Hans Joachim Schneider. Obs Loss List
974 Ettel, Wolf UdoOblt2/26/1921Hamburg1244/JG-3 (6/42 S.U.), 8/JG-27 (Med)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8383 "White 1 + -" (7/42), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19453 "White 10 + -" (5/43), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 18402 (lost 7/17/43)
RK(6/1/43)
EL(8/31/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/1/43)
EP(6/25/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 July, 1943 during a low level attack south of Catania, Sicily by a direct AA hit. 250 combat missions. 2 bombers. His first known victory, two Soviet Il-2s on 24 June, 1942. An Il-2 on 28 June, 1942. A Yak-1 on 30 June, 1942. A Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 9 July, 1942. A Boston III at Voronezh on 10 July, 1942. A Hurricane and two Il-2s on 24 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 and two Il-2s on 26 July, 1942. A Pe-2 and a MiG-1 on 30 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 7 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 9 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 and a Yak-1 on 13 September, 1942. Two Il-2s on 15 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and a MiG-1 on 23 September, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 7 October, 1942. Two Il-2s on 31 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 12 February, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 13 February, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a LaGG-3 on 9 March, 1943. Two Il-2s on 13 March, 1943. Two LaGG-3s an Il-2 and a LaGG-5 on 25 March, 1943. Two I-16s and a LaGG-3 on 27 March, 1943. Two I-180s and a LaGG-3 on 28 March, 1943. Three P-39s, an Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 11 April, 1943. His 75th, a LaGG-3 on 15 April, 1943. No. 85, a LaGG-3 on 22 April, 1943. 6 victories 5/10/43. Photo
975 Ettling, ArnimHptm82,J/88 Legion Condor, Acting Kdr III/JG-2 (5/40)Bf 109E
Spanish Cross

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A west of Compiegne, 21 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hawk-75A on 31 May, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Spitfire in the middle of the Channel off Cherbourg-Swanage on 11 August, 1940. A 4th, a Spitfire at Ashford on 6 September, 1940. 8 victories Magnus Report. One victory in Spain.
976 Euler, ErnstOblt2/Kü.Fl.Gr-606Do 17Z Werk # 2681 (lost 3/28/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 28 March, 1940; crashed near Selent, E of Kiel, killing the entire crew, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Oblt z.S Karl August Oesterhelweg (alt Oesterhalweg), Obs; Ogefr Willi Kopmann, R/O and Uffz Karl Meinehausen, Flt Engr. No known graves with the exception of Ogefr Kopmann. German graves registration suggests his body could not be recovered to transfer to a collective grave. His name listed in the memorial book at Nadolice Wielkie (D.Drury).
977 Evers, WalterFw9/28/1912Hamburg1/JG-77 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3652 "White 9" (lost 8/31/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 31 August, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing at Court Farm & Hubbles Farm, Hunton, Kent. Buried Maidstone Cem. Kent, Plot CC, Div 1, Gr 278. Source: M.Croft.
978 Ewald, Wolfgang Pequeno 'Tiny'Maj3/26/1911Hamburg782,J/88 Legion Condor, Stfkpt 2/JG-52, Acting Kdr I/JG-52 (11/39), Kdr III/JG-3 (5/42 Russia)Bf 109E-4 "<<+" (9/40 Coquelles) & F, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 14859 "Black<<-" (1/43), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 14946 "Black << + I" , Bf 109G-6 Wk# 20220 "Black <<+" (lost 7/14/43)
RK(12/9/42)

Spanish Cross-G

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/3/42)
EP(9/10/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. One victory in Spain. His first victory, during the BOB, a Hurricane on 27 September, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, his 2nd & 3rd overall, both R-Zs on 20 May, 1942. A Soviet triple, his 5th, 6th & 7th, on 12 June, 1942; two MiG-1s and a Pe-2. A Soviet double on 28 June, 1942, a Lagg-3 and a Pe-2. A MiG-3 on 17 July, 1942. A MiG-1 on 24 July, 1942. Two Pe-2s N of Aksaj on 6 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 23 August, 1942; one N of Popowiskaja, the other SW of Leninsk. A Soviet Hurricane NNW of Stalingrad on 30 August, 1942. A Yak-3 SW of Stalingrad on 4 September, 1942. An Il-2 at Prudkj on 9 September, 1942. Three P-40s and a Boston III on 8 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a MiG-3 on 7 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a MiG-3 on 8 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 11 July, 1943. 2 victories in the West. Russian POW. Shot down 14 July, 1943 by Russian AA gunners (or friendly flak) in his G-6 and was held prisoner for long years. His imprisonment, along with that of his Adj, Einsiedel, deepened the animosity between the two. Deceased 24 February, 1995. Photo
979 Exner, WalterOfw47/NJG-2Ju 88G-1 Werk # 620033 "4R + PR" (lost 8/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25/26 August, 1944 during aerial combat at Lollar. Source: T. Boiten. Remaining crew: R/O Ofw Paul Busch (bailed safely) and Gnr Gefr Eduard Schreiner (KIA). Two known victories, both "4 mots" NW of Paris on 8 June, 1944.
980 Eyrich, WaldemarFw316/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13289 "Yellow 3 + -" (lost 8/19/42; enemy fighters, pilot returned)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 April, 1944 during aerial combat. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 on 20 May, 1942. A Vultee-11 on 29 May, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 26 July, 1942. An Il-2 on 31 July, 1942. A Yak-1 on 9 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 14 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 30 September, 1942. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 22 March, 1943. A MiG-1 on 31 March, 1943. A LaGG on 10 April, 1943. A MiG-3 on 13 April, 1943. An I-153 and a P-40 on 15 April, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 17 April, 1943. His 16th, an Il-2 on 19 April, 1943. Two Il-2s on 23 April, 1943. A Yak-1 on 27 April, 1943. An Il-2 on 18 May, 1943. An Il-2 on 22 May, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 2 June, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 10 June, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 3 July, 1943. Two Il-4s and a LaGG-3 on 5 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 7 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 8 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 9 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 11 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 14 July, 1943. His 31st victory, a B-17 (HSS) at Soest on 23 March, 1944. Magnus, 36 victories.
981 Faath, G.Fw2(F)/22Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0722 "4N + GK" (lost 8/6/41)Observer Operational ClaspDisposition unknown 6 August, 1941 following engine damage and a resultant crash in the area of Balta/Kajetanowka/Lipetzkoje/Zardekowo, eastern Poland or western Ukraine. Remaining crew: Lt Siegfried Hörmann, Obs (MIA); Gefr Ernst Hinkel, R/O (MIA) and Fw K.Kurzrock, Gnr (disp unk). The two MIA's are commemorated in Kirowograd Sammelfriedhof, Ukraine (D.Drury).
982 Faber, KlausUffz19/JG-27 (8/41 S.U.)Bf 109E & F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known Soviet victory, an I-17 on 27 August, 1941. This is most likely the Hptm Klaus Faber in the previous record.
983 Fabian, RichardLtIV/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3627 "??" (lost 8/3/43)Bomber Operational ClaspHe is reported to have crashed at sea near Riga 3 August, 1943, cause not reported, his disposition unknown, "crew KIC" (Ju 88 Loss List).
984 Fabian, Wolfgang RudolfOblt6/10/1915Aabenraa, Germany (until 1921)JFS-4 (11/41 Furth), 9/JG-51 (8/42 S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12601 "Yellow 6 + I" (lost 8/21/42) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 21 August, 1942; shot down by anti-aircraft fire, 5 km NE of Rzhev, S.U.. Prior to his JG-51 service, the former Danish Naval aviator volunteered for service in the Finnish Air Force. Neulen
985 Fabig, HeinzUffz5/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550144 "5K + ON" (lost 8/9/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with Observer Fw Karl Gawlich and two other unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 5182 9 August, 1943, due to enemy return fire (Ju 88 Loss List).
986 Fackenthal, ReinholdFw23/JG-27 (2/44), 3/JG-300 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163128 "Black 3" (lost 8/16/44 at Langerdiesbach)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 at Langerdiesbach, near Rommelhausen (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, his 2nd, a B-24 at Lambach on 23 February, 1944. Pilot disposition unknown, August, 1944.
987 Fadschild, KurtLt1Stab III/JG-27 (Reich Def), 10/JG-27 11/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160075 (lost 9/12/43), Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330124 "Red 1 + I" (lost 11/2/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 November, 1944 during aerial combat at Leuna. Injured in a crash near Vienna on 12 September, 1943 due to an engine fire. One known victory, a Typhoon at Bocage-Falaise area on 17 August, 1944.
988 Fähndrich, H.Fw12/JG-1Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0578 (lost 8/25/42)Fight Operational ClaspKilled in an aerial collission near Venlo Holland on 25 August, 1942, no further detail.
989 Falkenberg, HeinzUffzII/JG-26 (joins 2/44), 7/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680934 "Brown 1" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 August, 1944 during aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 416 or 421 Sq. at Rouen-Le Harve.
990 Falkensammer, EgonHptm2/6/1913Linz, Austria9 2/JG-51 (5/40), 12/JG-51 (12/41 S.U.), 3/JG-1 (1/43), Stfkpt 6/JG-11 (4/43 Reich Def) Bf 109E in JG-51, Bf 109F & Fw 190A in JG-1, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19809 "Yellow 3 + -" (lost 12/22/43 in JG-11) EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 December, 1943 during aerial combat near Drente, his G-6 crashing south of Eext Holland, west of Gieten (DeSwart). His first victory, a Hurricane at St. Omer, 22 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Blenheim at Arras, 23 May, 1940. A 3rd, his first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 15 December, 1941. A 4th Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 21 January, 1942. A 5th Soviet victory, an I-18 on 27 January, 1942. A 6th Soviet, A Pe-2 on 5 August, 1942. His 7th, a Wellington 10 km northwest of Helgoland on 30 January, 1943. Two additional known victims, his 8th and 9th were: a B-24 on 14 May, 1943, and a B-17 on 19 May, 1943. Alternate spelling: Falkensamer.
991 Fändrich, HansFw12/14/1919Buenos Aires12/JG-1Fw 190A-5 Werk # 0578 "TF + SZ" (lost 8/25/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 25 August, 1942; collided with Wk# 0566 near Venlo during a transfer flight. The pilot in 0566 was unnamed, and the AC suffered only 10% damage. Added: Buried Friedhof der Stadt, Döbeln, Gr F 13 (M.deWolf).
992 Farnholz, Wilhelm Flegel vonLt66/JG-2 (8/42), Stfkpt 7/JG-2 (10/43 France)Bf 109F, Bf 109G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410496 (lost 11/26/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 November, 1943 in aerial combat with a P-47 at Brie Compte Robert in his G-6. One known victory, perhaps his 1st, a Spitfire on 19 August, 1942. One known Desert victory, a P-38 10 km west of Djebel Serdj on 8 February, 1943. A 3rd, a P-40 5 km southeast of Djebel Qusseltia on 9 February, 1943. A 4th, a B-17 (e.V.) 6 km SE of Elbeuf-s-Seine on 10 July, 1943. A 5th, a B-17 (HSS) 2 km W of Goussainville on 14 July, 1943. A 6th, a B-17 at Loquigerl on 20 October, 1943.
993 Fasshauer, PeterUffz31/JG-2 (9/40), 4/JG-2 (8/42), 5/JG-2 (7/43 Channel)Bf 109E in 1 Staffel, Bf 109F & G (Trop), Fw 190A-3, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19639 (15% dam 7/15/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19914 (lost 7/27/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 27 July, 1943 during aerial combat in his G-6 with a Spitfire over the Somme Mündung. He was able to bail, but has been MIA ever since(Jager Blatt 3/2003). Injured in a crash landing near the Poix airfield on 15 July, 1943 due to engine trouble. One known victory, his first, a Spitfire at Maidstone on 4 September, 1940. A 2nd, a Spitfire on 19 August, 1942. A 3rd known, a B-26 2 km southwest of Helleville on 12 November, 1942. Another, a P-38 west of Djebel Toerl on 8 January, 1943.
994 Fassong, Horst Günther vonHptm4/27/1919Kassel136I/JG-51, Stfkpt 10/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.), 7/JG-11 (5/44), Kdr III/JG-11Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9650 (50% dam 7/28/41 (fire in ac), 190A-8 Werk # 682792 "<< Black 8 + I" (lost 1/1/45)
RK(7/27/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP(9/20/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in an ac fire in Wk3 9650, emergency landing Stara-Bychow Russia. 4 Bombers. One, his 63rd victory, a B-17 at Bassum-Sulingen on 8 May, 1944. 90 victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, an I-16 on 3 July, 1941. A MiG-3 on 3 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 8 March, 1943. A P-39 on 9 May, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a LaGG-3 on 2 June, 1943. A LaGG-5 and two Pe-2s on 10 June, 1943. Two LaGG-5s, an Il-2 and a Boston on 5 July, 1943. An R-4, two Il-4s, a LaGG-3 and a LaGG-5 on 6 July, 1943. Three Il-4s on 13 July, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 17 July, 1943. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 22 July, 1943. Five Il-2s (all m.H.) in the Rakinoye-Bodovka areas on 14 August, 1943. Four Il-2s (m.H.) in the Novo-Praga area on 29 October, 1943. Three Il-2s ( all M.H.) on 11 January, 1944. An Il-2 on 15 July, 1944(* Ed. Note: reads Hptm Funck of III/JG-11). KIA 1 January, 1945 in his A-8 during Operation Bodenplatte in the Maastricht area (Opglabbeek) in aerial combat with two Thunderbolts. No known grave. In late 1942, he was so severely burned in a take-off crash, it was thought he would never return to action.
995 Fast, Hans JoachimUffz52/JG-26 (10/41)Bf 109F, Fw 190A-4, Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2550 "Black 7" (lost 3/7/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 7 March, 1943 in a takeoff accident at Rielbitzi airfield. On takeoff, his "Black 7" overturned and burned with Fast trapped inside. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire 15 km southwest of Boulogne on 21 October, 1941. His 2nd, a Hampden into the Sea 25 km northwest of Dunkirk. His 3rd, a Spitfire 10 km east of Watten on 27 August, 1942. His 4th, a Spitfire 8 km north northwest of Cape Gris Nez on 12 October, 1942. One known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 4 March, 1943. Magnus.
996 Faubel, HermannLt2/19/1922Eich12/JG-300Bf 109G-6 "Black 3" (lost 8/16/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 16 August, 1944 after aerial combat in the Braunschweig area (LOCS). Added: "MIA 8/44 Jüterbog" DRK MIA List/Ricardo Freitag 7/2021.
997 Faulhaber, AlbertOfw13/JG-5Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st (?), a Hudson in Norway on 10 August, 1942.
998 Faust, Hans MartinLt2/13/192049/JG-54Bf 109F-2; Werk#s 5775 and 6786, both "Yellow" Call Nos. (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 August, 1941 in Werk# 6786 near Cholm S.U.. Shot down earlier on 5 July, 1941 in Werk# 5775 over Dünaburg S.U., pilot disposition unknown. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-3 on 30 June, 1941. An I-153 on 10 July, 1941. A 3rd, an I-16 on 11 July, 1941. A 4th, a SB-2 on 30 July, 1941.
999 Fecht, Karl August von derMaj10/3/1914Marne HolsteinStfkpt 2/KG-3 (10/41), Stfkpt 11/KG-3 (1/43), Stfkpt Einsatz Staffel/KG-100 (7/43), Kdr I/KG-30 (11/43), Kdr I/KG-6 (7/44)Do 17Z & Ju 88A in KG-3, He 111H in KG-100, Ju 88A & Ju 188E in KG-6
RK(12/30/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/13/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
215 combat misions. 54 AC destroyed on the ground. Survived the war as a Major in Oberkdo der Luftwaffe. Deceased 4 August, 1976, Wettmar.
1000 Federle, ErnstUffz38/JG-2 (7/41)Bf 109F-2(lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Severely wounded in aerial combat near St. Pol on 20 August, 1941. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire on 23 July, 1941, no location. His 2nd, a Spitfire near Gravelines/Cape Gris Nez on 12 August, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Gravelines/Dunkirk on 14 August, 1941.

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