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Luftwaffe Victories by Name and Date

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This remarkable database is intended to complement data in the Kracker Archive (on this site) by providing a daily account of each Luftwaffe pilot's actions against his opponent(s). Using a number of primary and secondary sources, we attempt to list for each pilot, his victories in their date order, so far as this has been possible (records, however, are on many occasions not up to this task). One line thus covers one complete action and victory. Thus, for example, you can read across from a pilot's name to discover that he scored 65 victories in total and the line you are reading is the 38th victory he recorded.

This is a work-in-progress.
It is our first 'crowd-corrected' database. The number of errors contained in the raw data is higher than for other of our databases and as a consequence, we need your help in cleaning up the data: with over 600,000 data items in the database we simply can't do this on our own. Duplication errors were introduced when we consolidated data from several sometimes-overlapping sources, and there are the usual errors associated with wartime records. Despite this, the records contain information not commonly found elsewhere and hence merit publication. It's relatively easy to see when a pilot's record is duplicated: 2 victories on the same date and at the same time are obviously describing a single incident, even if one version has the pilot's first name and other might not, comparing other details will show it's the same person. Let us know please when you find any of these, or any other errors, by raising a ticket on the Helpdesk. Thanks in advance.

Bear in mind when cross-referencing Luftwaffe claims to our Allied Losses and Incidents Database that for consistency, Date of Death in the Allied Losses and Incidents Database is the date the mission was briefed since the precise time of a loss was not usually certain at the time. Take-off was usually later the same day as the briefing, though occasionally a delay meant take-off occurred after midnight and therefore strictly the 'next day'. Our date is always the briefing date. Obviously many missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our date. For example, a Luftwaffe claim for a shoot-down at 0345 on 4 April will correspond to a Loss in the Allied Losses and Incidents Database for 3 April. Times are from German records and are thus are LOCAL (not GMT)

Search on date (format YYYY-MM-DD) to show who recorded victories in that date. Search on 'YYYY-MM-DD AND LaGG-3' to show who claimed a LaGG-3 victory on that date. Search on '1944-06' to discover all recorded victories on all fronts for June 1944. To Search on name, try 'last name'. If this produces too many results, use 'last name AND first name', thus 'marseille AND hans-joachim'

There are numerous duplicate entries included owing to the number of sources employed. These are being removed as found.

In the Links column you may find Links back to the Kracker Archive or forward to an extended story about this pilot, or a reference to his action in one of our other Databases. Where links are not provided, you may search for the pilot's name in our Kracker Archive, or you may use the serial number of his victim to search for further information in our Allied Losses and Incidents Database.

The Luftwaffe employed a grid reference system for action locations, as is occasionally shown in the location column. An explanation of the complex system is provided. An external site provides a conversion facility (unfortunately not currently accessible) which allows you to see the exact location of an action.
In order to get the location correct you must first determine (by reference to other sources) the location at which the pilot was based for this victory. This will tell you the Zusatzzahlgebiet (largest square) in which he was operating. Select that in the 'Current “Zusatzzahlgebiet“ (the largest square of Luftwaffe Map)' for example select 15 O (for 15 degrees East of Greenwich Meridian). After you have done that, put the location grid shown in the database in the 'Change Planquat' box, and you will then see a map showing where the action took place.


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#Name (↑)First NamesRankVictoriesSequenceVictoryDate (↑)Victory TimeOpponentAirCraft (↑)UnitLocationNotesLinksPhoto
1 HusemannWerner1944-03-2500:394 MotorStab I./NJG 3West of Munster 6000m
2 HusemannWerner1944-04-1003:454 MotorStab I./NJG 3NU-7 to NU 8 (Hersfeld) 0340- 5800m
3 HusemannWerner1944-04-1003:504 MotorStab I./NJG 3NU (Bar Hersfeld) 0345- 6000m
4 HusemannWerner1944-04-1003:40-454 MotorStab I./NJG 3NU-7 to NU 8 (Hersfeld) 5800m
5 HusemannWerner1944-04-1003:45-504 MotorStab I./NJG 3NU (Area Hersfeld) 6000m
6 HusemannWerner1944-04-2323:56 Halifax LW285

Stab I./NJG 3RC-8 Insel Laaland  
7 HusemannWerner1944-05-2300:254 MotorStab I./NJG 3EO-EP-DO (Assen-Emmen) 5200m
8 HusemannWerner1944-06-1600:594 MotorStab I./NJG 3OE-PE (180˚ Therouanne) 1800m
9 HusemannWerner1944-06-2201:394 Motor3./NJG 1240˚ Koln 4500m
10 HusemannWerner1944-06-2401:154 MotorStab I./NJG 3NE-NF (St Omer-Ypres) 3700m
11 HusemannWerner1944-07-0600:354 MotorStab I./NJG 3MD-ME (Dover Straits) 3000m
12 HusemannWerner1944-07-2101:344 MotorStab I./NJG 3NW Venlo 3000m
13 HusemannWerner1944-07-2901:474 MotorStab I./NJG 3UP-UQ (Bitche-Pirmasens) 3700m
14 HusemannWerner1944-08-1300:474 MotorStab I./NJG 3FS (Sulingen-Wagerfeld) 4700m
15 HusemannWerner1944-08-1700:404 MotorStab I./NJG 3FF-Q 330˚-350˚ 4000m
16 HusemannWerner1943-06-2403:17Halifax

StabNJG 1800km N. OEastjan 50m (6km NNW Amsterdam) 50m
17 HusemannWerner1943-06-2601:13Halifax

Stab /NJG 13km s Hoorn 6000m
18 HusemannWerner1943-09-0700:37Halifax

Stab /NJG 130km S Munchen 4000m
19 HusemannWerner1943-06-1302:20Lancaster

Stab /NJG 118km NNE Alkmaar 1100m
20 HusemannWerner1943-06-2602:19Lancaster

Stab /NJG 15km ssE ZerikSea  
21 HusemannWerner1943-06-2903:07Lancaster

Stab /NJG 13km N Hoorn 2300m
22 HusemannWerner1943-08-2400:50 Lancaster ED328

Stab /NJG 1Biesenthal 5200m
23 HusemannWerner1943-10-2221:30Lancaster

7./NJG 120km NW Minden 6000m
24 HusemannWerner1943-04-2703:37 Stirling

Stab /NJG 15339 2800m
25 HusemannWerner1942-12-1720:53 Stirling

Stab /NJG 14341 C 2200m
26 HusemannWerner1943-06-2601:17Stirling

Stab /NJG 18km SW Goerede  
27 HusemannWerner1943-06-1202:55Wellington

Stab /NJG 105 East S/FM-42 3800m
28 HusemannWerner1943-08-2803:15Wellington

StabNJG 1NW Nurnburg 4000m
29 HusemannWerner1943-09-0400:50Wellington

Stab /NJG 1Wilkendorf Near Straussberg 2500m

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