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2101 Zein, KarlUffz5/2/19244/JG-77 (6/44 Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163156 "White 3 + -" (dam 6/6/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162280 "White 8" (lost 10/2/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 2 October 1944, cause not reported. His G-6 crashed at the Oude Buurserdijk in Boekelo Holland (DeSwart). Injured 6 June, 1944 during an emergency landing at Bergamo, cause unknown (Bf 109 Loss List).
2102 Zeitsch, HermannUffz6/17/19202/Ku.Fl.Gr. 906Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1247 "8L + HK" (lost 9/5/1941)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew on 5 September, 1941, lost to unknown cause off the SE coast of the UK. Remaining crew: Oblt.z.See Walter Bothe, Obs, geb 9/19/1921; Uffz Karl Löffler, R/O, geb 12/23/1917 and Uffz Werner Drexhage (or Drexhagen), geb 1/30/1917. All four deceased buried in the Dyce Churchyard, Aberdeen Scotland (LOCS & D.Masson). Added: The crash occurred at Craiginour Hill, at Fetteresso, just W of Stonehaven, Kincardinshire (Ju 88 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Zeitsen. NOTE: Walter Both's grave marker spelled correctly... to search for BOTH use BOTHE!

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2103 Zellmann, KarlOStabsingTransport unit (Italy)Ju 52/3m Werk # 500135 (lost)Transport Operational ClaspKnown to have been co-pilot (or pilot) of the Ju 52 which crashed into the Cervellino mountain on 6 October, 1943. Either he or Hptm Günther Schuster were thought to have parachuted to safety. See further detail under the record of Hptm Schuster. Jager Blatt 5/2004.
2104 Zellner, KarlFw9/28/1918Hangalzesberg Bayr. Wald1/StG-77Ju 87D RK(2/29/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIFA 13 September, 1943 when his Ju 87 was rammed by another when climbing through a cloud, crashing northeast of Poltava. His R/O Uffz Josef Lobert, managed to bail out, but was caught by the tailplane, dying of his injuries the following day in Poltava. 595 missions with the Ju 87.
2105 Zeschke, Karl HeinzFw16/JG-26 (8/43), 7/JG-26 (8/44)Fw 190A-6, Fw 190A-7 Wk# 340308 "Brown 9" (dam), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 731740 "Brown 9" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 August, 1944 by ground fire in Werk # 731740 at Caen. One known victory, a B-17 at St. Trond-Leuven on 17 August, 1943. Made a force landing SW of Charleville on 1 May, 1944 when the engine of his "Brown 9" quit.
2106 Zieher, OttmarLt11/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330176 "Yellow 8" (lost 11/30/44KIC 30 November, 1944; collided with another K-4, Wk# 330221, piloted by Ofw Karl Gabriel, during a training flight near Neuruppin (Bf 109 Loss List).
2107 Zielow, Karl OttoUffzIV/JG-301 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 150812 (lost 3/2/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 2 March, 1945, cause and location not reported.
2108 Zillich, KarlOblt6/22/1921Hainburg Austria5/KG-27 (4/42 S.U.)He 111H-20 Werk # 700650 "1G + DP" (lost 4/12/44) RK(7/20/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/5/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
An Observer, he died of wounds 14 April, 1944 in a Sevastopol hospital; wounds received on 12 April, 1944 when his H-20 was attacked by 20 Soviet fighters over his own airfield at Sarabus Russia. He was buried in the local military cemetery. 268 combat missions. Source: Kaiser RK book.
2109 Zimmer, FritzUffz3/22/19213/KG-66 Ju 88S-3 Werk # 330258 "Z6 + FL" (lost) Bomber Operational Clasp POW 26 July, 1944; lost at Demonville, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Schamschula, geb 2/17/1918, (KIA), Obs and Ofw Fritz Förster, geb 8/30/1915 (MIA), R/O. Source: B.Bines.
2110 Zimmermann, KarlUffz5/StG-1 (S.U.)Bf 108 Werk # 3055 (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 18 November, 1942 at the Nikolajew airfield
2111 Zimmermann, KarlOfwAufkl.Gr. unitBf 109G-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2112 Zimmermann, KarlUffz3/KG-51Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk "9K + CL" (or DL) (lost 8/12/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 12 August, 1940; sd with wounds by fighters during an attack on Portsmouth. The ac crash location believed near Calshot, Hampshire, or possibly The Solent. Remaining crew: Ogefr Karl Heinz Fahrenheim, Obs (POW/WIA); Ogefr Oskar Hansmann, R/O (POW/WIA) and Gefr Theodor Dickel, Flt Engr (KIA; bur at Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cem, Plot 188, Gr 48 (D.Drury).
2113 Zimmermann, RichardLt9/12/1915London4(F)/14 (S.U.) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1253 "5F + AM" (lost 7/24/41) Observer Operational Clasp KIA with his Observer Oblt Karl Lockemann and one other unnamed crew at Smolensk-Luki 24 July, 1941, cause unknown, one other crew WIA (Ju 88 Loss list). Added: Remaining crew: Fw Eberhard Quadt, R/O (KIA) and Fw W.Thise, Gnr (WIA). The three deceased are buried among the Unknowns in the Ger War Cemat Schtschatkowo, Belarus (D.Drury).
2114 Zinner, KarlUffz7/KG-27He 111H-16
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2115 Zipperlein, Karl Uffz14/NJG-1, 6/NJG-2 (1/42)Bf 110D-3 Werk # 4209 "R4 + JP" (lost 1/21/42) EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 January, 1942 during aerial combat, His 110 crashed into the North Sea by Bergen Holland (DeSwart & Boiten). One known victory, a Whitley IV of RAF No. 51 Sqn. between Achtkarspelen and Rottevalle, date unknown (because I forgot to record it!). On the Bf 110 Loss List, his given name recorded as Kurt.
2116 Zöllner, HeinzHptm11/17/1919Gerdauen10/KG-53 (5/41), 4/KG-53 (10/41), Stffüh 6/KG-53 (5/43), Stfkpt 6/KG-53 (6/43-9/43), Stfkpt 4/KG-53 (7/44)He 111H-6 "A1+FM" (lost in Russia), He 111H-20 Werk # 701235 "A1 + AM (lost 11/5/44) RK(4/5/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 5 November, 1944 over the North Sea in Werk # 701235. Crashed at Schatalowka, Russia in the snow, with Ofw Karl Christmann (RK Holder) Obs; Fw Erich Schneider, R/O & DK winner; Ofw Fritz Marboun, Flt Engr & DK winner and Fw Leonhard Dollmeier, Gnr. and DK winner, all MIA. 400+combat missions. Source: Kaiser RK book.
2117 Zornsch, Karl TheodorFwUnkUnk EP (8/20/42)
EK 1 & 2
Unknown Operational Clasp
Identified as pilot in the Vermeer EP Awards List. The following is from a UK contributor: A Fw Karl Zörnsch, serving in 2(F)/11, believed returned after his Do 17Z Wk# 3409 "6M + HK", made a belly landing in Russia, cause unknown. He was on a reconnaissance mission covering Voronezh to Usman. Remaining crew (disposition uncertain): Oblt Walter Sapeth, Obs; Ogefr U.Damboldt, R/O and Gefr W.Maier, Gnr. (D.Drury). These two may be one in the same person.
2118 Hübsch, OskarFw4/22/1923Eulau bei Bodenbach8/NJG-4 (Mainz-Finthen)Ju 88G-1 (most likely) lost 11/1/44 Night Fighter Operational Claps KIC with his crew, in a mid-air collision 1 November, 1944, at Elsheim by Mainz-Finthen. Remaining crew (positions unk): Uffz Otto Dahmen and Fw Karl Friedrich Mäkel. The deceased are buried in the War Cem at Mainz Haiptfriedhof, Blk 72b, Row 5; Fw Hübsch Gr 3, Uffz Dahmen Gr 4 and Fw Mäkel Gr 5 (D.Drury). Positions being unknown, Fw Hübsch was selected as the pilot.

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