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401 Evers, OttoOfw9/KG-51 Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5126 "9K + CT" (lost 6/22/41)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
His Wk# 5126 reported lost 22 June, 1941, cause unknown, all returned WIA, unnamed (DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (WIA): Gefr Karl Kutalek, Obs; Uffz Eberhard Holm, R/O and a Gefr Kraus (or Krauss), Gnr (D.Drury).
402 Ewald, Karl DietrichUffz9/25/19212/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170432 "Black 17" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 May, 1944 during aerial combat with American bombers at Celle. Buried at Diepholz, Row 1/4/8.
403 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).
404 Fackler, KarlFw6/JG-26 (Channel)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2392 "Brown 12" (lost 4/4/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 April, 1943 during aerial combat with Spitfires over the Channel.
405 Fahlenbock, KarlUffz2/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140063 "Black 6" (lost 11/13/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 November, 1943 during aerial combat with a Spitfire 24km north of Gaeta, near Santa Oliva (Bf 109 Loss List).
406 Failly, Friedrich Karl vonUffz1/JG-300Bf 109G-14/AS (lost 9/13/44 at Kelbra)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 13 September, 1944; crashed at Kelbra during a training exercise, cause not reported. Source: JG-300 Loss List
407 Fara, Ernst KarlLt2/KG-2 (6/43 Eindhoven), 11/KG-2, 1/KG-2, 2/KG-66 (Pathfinder Unit, 4/44), 6/KG-66 (4/45)Do 217E & K in KG-2, Ju 88S & Ju 188E "Z6 + AK" lost in KG-66Bomber Operational Clasp22 missions over England before before moving to the Pathfinder Unit 2/KG-66. His first operational flight was 12 June, 1943 when he went to Plymouth with 2/KG-2. He flew on a number of bombing raids over the north of England with KG-2, including Grimsby 13 June, 1943 and 12 July, 1943. He flew missions to Hull on 24 June, 1943, 13 July and 25 July and 20 October, all in 1943. Again against Hull on 20 April, 1944 as a target marker in 2/KG-66. He also flew on mining operations to the Humber and to Spurn Head. He and his crew, were forced to bail out of "Z6 + AK" when they were hit by flak over Bristol, but managed to get back to Dunkirk before bailing. Remaining crew: Leo Häusler (Truhe-Observer), Hermann Visarius (mechanic), Ludwig Konietzka (Observer), and Gerhard Pfeifer (wireless operator). Visarius injured his arm during this engagement. Flugbuch (3/41 to 4/45).
408 Fasshuber, AlfredUffz7/KG-30 (Russia)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2611 "4D + KR" (lost 2/26/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 26 February, 1942; failed to return from a mission, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Karl Heinz Lindner, Observer; Ogefr Herbert Auerwald, R/O and Ogefr Herbert Suppik, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
409 Faust, KarlOblt145/JG-52 (11/39), Stfkpt 4/JG-3 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9164 "White 5 + -" (lost 7/12/41)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 12 July, 1941, cause and location not reported. One known victory, his 1st, a Morane northeast of Bitsch, 7 November, 1939. His 1st Soviet victories, two I-16s on 22 June, 1941. Magnus.
410 Fazler, KarlFw10/4/1918Diefenbach5/LG-1 (Le Culot)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5859 "L1 + FM" (lost 6/20/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his unnamed crew, 20 June, 1944, when they were attacked by night fighters during a minelaying operation in Seine Bay, France. He is listed as missing at sea, and commemorated at the Kiel-Laboe Memorial (D.Drury).
411 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.
412 Feddersen, GeorgUffz2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310098 "K6 + KK (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 28 July, 1943; shot down during aerial combat with a Grumman Martlets from HMS "Illustrious" at Shetland. Remaining crew (all MIA): Oblt Johannes Leonhardt, Observer; Uffz Hans Grunewald, R/O; Lt Hans Nabbefeldt, 2nd R/O; Uffz Hans Lessentin, Mech and Uffz Karl Götz, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
413 Fehn, HansLt2/20/19201(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardofuss)He 111H-6 Werk # 7168 "1H + GH" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 18 September, 1942; failed to return from a mission, cause and location unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Fw Karl Weger, Observer; Uffz Helmut Gärtner, R/O and Fw Josef Schmitt, Mech. Source: SIG Norway. Added: Shot down by British ship fire, crashed into the Artic Ocean near Convoy PQ18, S of Is. Spitzbergen (KG-16 Loss List).
414 Fein, KarlFw6/KG-1 (Italy)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2206 "V4 + BP" (lost 7/30/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew near Umbriatico 30 July, 1943 after crashing due to a fuel shortage (Ju 88 Loss List).
415 Felbermeyer, Karl FerdinandFw12/12/1919Baden bei Wein1/KG-100He 177A-3 Werk # 332155 (lost 2/25/44) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIC 25 February, 1944; crashed in Eger, Cz. during a delivery flight due to engine failure. Gunner, Uffz Rudolf Kastner, geb 12/10/1921, was killed in the crash. Remaining crew (WIC): Uffz Heinrich Jokisch, geb 6/1/1922, Obs; Ogefr Alois Andessner, geb 5/17/1922, R/O and Uffz Erich Fritsch, geb 2/26/1920, Wart. Source: B.Bines.
416 Feldmann, KarlUffz1/JG-53 (3/44 Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162206 "White 14" (lost 3/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 11 March, 1944 after aerial combat with B-17s and P-47s in the Padua/Venedig area.
417 Feldmann, Karl HeinzUffz3/JG-53 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3619 "Yellow 2 + -" (lost (9/15/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 15 September, 1940 after aerial combat over England, making a force landing at Dymchurch Redoubt, no mention of injuries. Source: Jochen Prien
418 Fellhofer, KarlOfw7/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141095 "3Z + BR" (lost 3/19/43)EP(10/11/42)
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew at Tripolis 19 March, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). EP date per Vermeer EP Awards List.
419 Fengler, GüntherUffz6/NJG-101 (Darmstadt)Ju 88G-1 Werk # 714830 "9W + QO" (lost 1/1/45)Night Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 1 January, 1945; hit by flak during Operation Bodenplatte by Vielsam, 35 km south of Verviers, Belgium. Remaining crew(MIA): Ogefr Karl Zechner, R/O and Ogefr Kurt Stolle, Mechanic. Jager Blatt 5/2004.
420 Fensch, KarlUffz17/JG-52 (2/44 S.U.)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG on 1 February, 1944.
421 Feser, KarlOfw1/NAGr-15 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-8 Werk # 201541 (lost 3/8/45)EP(12/15/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 8 March, 1945 during aerial combat west of Bunzlau (Bf 109 Loss List). EP information found on his goblet online.
422 Feustel, KarlFw5/JG-27Bf 109G (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 28 March, 1945 during aerial combat, location unknown. Mombeek.
423 Fidelack, FriedrichOfwI/KG-30 (Finland)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1422 "4D + CH" (lost 9/20/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 20 September, 1942; shot down at Kvitesjöen. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Karl Rosin, Observer; Uffz Walter Fuernschrott, R/O and Ogefr Richard Kuschel, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Fidelek (Ju 88 Loss List).
424 Fiege, KarlFw1/KG-54 (S.U.)Ju 88 Werk# 7158 "B3 + BH" (lost 6/24/41)Bomber Operational ClaspSoviet POW; Shot down 24 June, 1941, all unnamed crew carried as MIA.
425 Filsinger, WilhelmOfwFliegerhorst Bad Aibling (believed to be FFS A/B 117)Ju W 34hi Werk # unk "PF + TE" (dam 7/24/41)Transport Operational ClaspThe ac with three blind flying students during an exercise on 24 July, !941. Their instructor, Ofw Filsinger, fell asleep and the students crossed into Swiss airspace, and were hit once by AA fire. The ac successfully landed at Dübendorf. The four occupants were permitted to leave the next day, no word on the ac. Students: Uffz Erich Breitenbach, Gefr Heinz Achilles and Gefr Karl Becker (D.Drury). NOTE: Heinz Achilles and Karl Becker both appear in the Archive as pilots, perhaps those mentioned as students.
426 Findeisen, GüntherFw6/1/19204(F)/122 (S.U.) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1365 "F6 + EM" (lost 11/12/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his Observer Lt Helmut Horn and two other unnamed crew at Debaltseve, Ukraine-Likhaya, Russia, 12 November, 1941, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Ewald Patzke, R/O and Uffz Karl Bens, Flt Engr. Grave locations unknown, however two are commemorated on granite cubes at Rossoschka, Russia: Findeisen on Cube 17, Plate 20 and Bens on Cube 5, Plate 16. Horn is commemorated at Donezk-Sammelfriedhoff, Ukraine. Patzke is commemorated at Charkow, Ukraine (D.Drury).
427 Fingerhut, GerhardUffz9/KG-26He 111H-6 Werk # 4098 "1H + BT" (lost 7/8/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 8 July, 1941 when his ac failed to return from a mission to Birmingham, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Gefr Viktor Guss, Obs (KIA); Gefr Stefan Kruse, R/O (MIA) and Gefr Karl Russ, Gnr (MIA). Gefr Guss is buried in the War Cem. Ev.-Luth Friedhof at Borkum, Grave 604 (D.Drury).
428 Finke, Karl UlrichUffz9/6/19181Erg/JG-26 (5/41), 5/JG-26 (7/41 Channel)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3711 "Black 6" (lost 7/8/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire S of Ypres on 8 July, 1941. He was KIA this same day in aerial combat with a Spitfire after a long and lone dogfight. This was his 2nd mission. His opponent crashed thereafter.
429 Firnhaber, KarlObltStfkpt 9(H)/LG-2 (S.U.)He 126B-1 Werk # 4172 "L2 + DT" (lost 7/22/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 22 July, 1941 at Kritschew, cause unknown. Source: A. Mebius.
430 Fischer,Lt18/JG-54 (7/41 S.U.)Bf 109F EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 6 July, 1941. This may be Karl or Kurt Fischer.
431 Fischer, KarlOfw3/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 5373 "U5 + BL" (lost 5/16/42)Bomber Operational ClaspHis ac reported lost 16 May, 1942; crashed into the North Sea, 30 km east of Lowestoft, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown. Netherland Loss Registry. Added: His Dornier sd by Spitfires of No.412 Sq., piloted by P/O J.D.Stephenson and P/O R.A. Ellis in the area of Great Yarmouth, and crashed into the sea east of Southwold, Suffolk. Pilot Fischer is MIA. Remaining crew (all KIA): Hptm Heinrich Schmidt-Hederich, Obs (Stfkpt 3/KG-2); Fw Heinz Hartmann, R/O and Ofw Georg Höhenrieder, Flt Engr.. The three deceased washed ashore on the Dutch side and are buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk AR, Row 1: Höhenrieder Gr 138 and Schmidt-Hederich Gr 135. Hartmann buried Ysselsteyn, Blk CL, Row 1, Gr 24 (D.Drury).
432 Fischer, KarlUffz6/KG-6Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142224 "3E + DP" (lost 10/19/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 19 October, 1942 with unnamed crew, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). His Ju 88 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast (DeSwart).
433 Fischer, KarlOblt17/JG-27 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4851 "White 9" (lost 9/30/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 30 September, 1940 after crashing in Windsor Great Park as a result of engine and petrol tank damage during aerial combat. The AC overeturned during a force landing, the pilot was uninjured. The AC was later put on exhibit outside Windsor Castle to raise money for the local Spitfire Fund. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Portland on 25 August, 1940. "PH + LV" painted out.

Windsor Park

On display at Windsor Castle
434 Fischer, KarlUffz2/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 731408 "Red 4" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 July, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-38 over Anguoise.
435 Fischer, KarlFw1/StG-3 (Med)Ju 87D-4 Werk # 1187 "S7 + GH" (lost 9/17/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspWIA with unnamed crew 17 September, 1943; emergency landing on Insel Kephallonia, crew returned. Ju 87 Loss List
436 Fischer, KarlUffzWekusta 26 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430768 "5M + K" (lost 6/29/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Dietrich Hück and two other unnamed crew 29 June, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
437 Fischer, KarlOfw.2/KG-2 (7/40 Epinoy Fr.)Do 17Z-2 Werk # 3449 "??" (dam 7/7/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 7 July, 1940 by RAF fighters during a reconnaissance flight over the east coast of England. The crew were able to nurse the ac back to Epinoy. Remaining crew (Safe): Lt Heinrich Meyer, Obs & RK Holder (10/15/42); two unnamed. Source: Kaiser RK book.
438 Fischer, Karl HeinzLt7/13/19247/JG-2 (4/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440639 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 12 April, 1944 near Briquemont Belgium, cause not given. Source: A. Rosseels.
439 Fischer, Karl Johann2/12/1921JG-54Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspSurvived the war. Jager Blatt photo, May 2000. Deceased 3 August, 2003. Jager Blatt 5/2003.
440 Fitzner, KarlHptm7/4/1915Düsseldorf5/J-88, K-88 (Legion Condor), 1/StG-77, Stfkpt 1 & 5/StG-77 (7.8.43 S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1075 (lost 7/43)
RK(11/27/42)

Spanish Cross

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 8 July, 1943 in Ssyrtsevo, 40 km northwest of Byelgorod, when his AC exploded in mid-air during a diving attack, killing both Fitzner and his R/O Fw Ernst Meyer. Approximately 700 missions. The explosion also killed his wingman, Lt Georg Känig (and his unnamed R/O), in Ju 87 Wk# 110319 (Ju 87 Loss List).
441 Flach, HansLt24/NJG-4, III/NJG-3Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621821 (lost 3/4/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 March, 1945 when his Ju 88 was shot down during Operation Gisela at Terhorst Holland, south of Beilen. Remaining crew (dispositions unknown): Uffz Gottfried Noch, Fw Karl Huber and Fw Franz Fleischer. (DeSwart, Rosseels & Boiten). Boiten, 2 victories.
442 Flebbe, KarlUffz28/JG-3Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Fiat CR 42 near Fleurus, northeast of Charleroi, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane in the Ostende/Nieuport area, 28 May, 1940.
443 Fleischer, HugoOfw1/KG-40He 177A-3 Werk # 535745 "CJ +FS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 21 January, 1944, crashing west of Rouen France during a mission. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Heinz Altpeter, Fw Walter Polacy, Gefr Hans Knodtke, Ofw Alfred Link and Ogefr Willi Schmidt. Only Link survived the crash. Jager Blatt 6/2004.
444 Fleischmann, KarlOblt26/NJG-3 (10/42), 11/NJG-6 (4/44)Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24/25 December, 1944 at Langebach, near Marienwald/Westerwald, probably by a Mosquito (Boiten). One known victory, a Stirling west of Kiel on 13 October, 1942, an Ofw at the time. A 2nd, a B-17 by Salcioara on 5 April, 1944.
445 Fliegel, FritzMaj11/30/1907Berlin Wilmersdorf2/KG-40 (5/40), Stfkpt 2/KG-40 (10/40), Kdr I/KG-40 (4/41)He 111H, Fw 200C-3/U2 Werk # 0043 "F8 + AB" (lost 7/18/41)
RK(3/25/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
His Fw 200 reported lost over the Atlantic, northwest of Ireland on18 July, 1941, all 6 crew MIA. The ac crashed at sea after its starboard wing was shot off by ships AA fire. They were attacking the British freighter "Pilar de Larrinaga" of Convoy OB346 (D.Drury). Remaining crew: Lt Wolf Dietrich Kadelke, Co-pilot; Ofw Johannes Rottke, 1st R/O; Gefr Karl Becker, 2nd R/O; Uffz JohannKothe, Flt Engr and Uffz Karl Meurer, Gnr.. Sank seven ships.
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)
Fliegel flew combat missions over Poland and received the Iron Cross 2nd Class (Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse) on 15 September 1939. In early May 1940 when I. Gruppe (1st group) of Kampfgeschwader 40 (KG 40—40th Bomber Wing), a unit equipped with the long-range Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor reconnaissance and anti-shipping/maritime patrol bomber aircraft, Fliegel was transferred to the 2. Staffel (2nd squadron) of KG 40. The unit initially operated against enemy shipping from airbases in Denmark. There he was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class (Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse) on 13 May 1940. In mid-1940, I. Gruppe relocated to the airbase Bordeaux-Mérignac at the Atlantic coast near Bordeaux in France. In October 1940, he was appointed Staffelkapitän (squadron leader) of 2. Staffel of KG 40. Flying the Fw 200 to its maximum range, I. Gruppe was credited with the destruction of 39 enemy merchant ships totaling 206,000 gross register tons (GRT), further damaging 20 ships of 115,000 GRT. On 6 February 1941, U-37 under the command of Kapitänleutnant (Captain Lieutenant) Nicolai Clausen, spotted convoy HG 53, 19 merchant ships escorted by HMS Velox and Deptford, heading for Liverpool. Clausen reported the sighting, which was relayed to KG 40 by Fliegerführer Atlantik. On 9 February, KG 40 sent five Fw 200s to attack the convoy which was spotted at 4 pm roughly 640 kilometers (400 miles; 350 nautical miles) southwest of Lisbon. In the attack at 35°42′N 14°38′W, the Fw 200's managed to sink five ships (Britannic, Dagmar I, Jura, Tejo and Varna), and Deptford damaged the Fw 200 piloted by Oberleutnant (First Lieutenant) Erich Adam, who managed to fly his aircraft to Spain. U-37 sank three further ships from HG 53. This achievement earned him his first mention in the Wehrmachtbericht, an information bulletin and element of Nazi propaganda issued by the headquarters of the Wehrmacht. Fliegel was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) on 25 March 1941. In mid-April 1941 he was appointed Gruppenkommandeur (group commander) of I. Gruppe of KG 40, replacing Major Edgar Petersen. He was mentioned a second time in the Wehrmachtbericht on 20 June 1941 after the number of enemy shipping destroyed by his Gruppe increased by a further 24 ships, reaching 109 enemy ships sunk. By early 1941 I. Gruppe of KG 40 had five holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross reflecting the success of the Condors in Atlantic Ocean operations. (Source: Wikipedia)

446 Floerke, Karl (Heinrich?)Oblt1/JG-3 (Channel) Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1166 (lost 8/29/40) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 29 August, 1940, believed shot down over the sea, no further detail provided. Added: He is buried in the Ger War Cem at Bourdon, Blk 25, Row 6, Gr 212 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Flörke.
447 Floitgraf, KarlHptm311/NJG-4 (4/43),Kdr III/NJG-101 (10/43), Kdr III/NJG-102, Kdr III/NJG-6 (3/45 to end)Bf 110 & Do 217 in NJG-101; Bf 110 in NJG-102, Bf 110 & Ju 88G in NJG-6EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
While in 11/NJG-4, he was injured in a crash at Mainz-Finthen on 14/15 April, 1943 as a result of enemy fire. One known victory, a Stirling at Bibles by Worms on 15 April, 1943. A 2nd known victory, a Halifax at Mannheim-Sandhofen on 6 September, 1943, while in 2/NJG-6. Was Kdr II/NJG-102 in December, 1943. A 3rd, a Halifax near Bernhausen on 15 March, 1944.
448 Flügge, Karl HeinzLt1110/JG-51 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109GEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 S of Suniyev on 28 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Yak-9 NW of Dumbrova on 20 September, 1943. A 4th, a Yak-9 at Novo-Stepnyansky on 21 September, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-5 SW of Vassiljevka on 27 September, 1943. A 6th, a Yak-4 on 15 January, 1944. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 24 January, 1944. An 8th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 27 January, 1944. A 9th, an La-5 on 28 January, 1944. A 10th, a Yak-9 on 4 March, 1944. An 11th, a U-2 on 8 April, 1944. Magnus Report.
449 Fortmann, RudolfFw6/KG-54 (Channel)JU 88A-1 Werk # unk "B3 + GP" (lost 7/16/40)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW with wounds, 16 July, 1940; shot down by Blue Section Hurricanes, piloted by F/O William Rhodes-Moorehouse, F/Lt Thomas Hubbard & F/O Thomas Grier of No. 601 Sq. off St Catherines Point, one other POW, two KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew: Gefr Otto Karl Marb, Obs (MIA); Ogefr Herbert Vetter, R/O (MIA) and Gefr H. Augustin, Flt Engr (POW-WIA) per D.Drury.
450 Foucar, KarlFw7/15/19202/KG-66Ju 88S-3 Werk # 330289 "Z6 + GK" (lost)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 22 January, 1945; the crew bailed when their navigational equipment failed on the return from a mission. Low on fuel, they bailed over Quedlinburg. The R/O, Uffz Alois Lechner, geb 7/13/1920 was reported KIA. Remaining crew (Uninjured): Fw Willy Romahn, geb 2/1/1920, Obs and Uffz Heinz Jährisch, geb 9/5/1923, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
451 Fraas, AlfredFw9/KG-53He 111H-3 Werk # Unk "A1 + KT" (lost 8/24/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 August, 1940 when his ac was damaged by AA fire and then sd by Hurricanes of No.615 Sq., piloted by S/L Joseph Kayll and P/O John McClintock. The ac crashed at Clay Tye Hill, Bulphan, Essex. Remaining crew (POW): Lt Willi Luttigen, Obs; Uffz Oskar Lackner, R/O; Uffz Karl Platzer, Gnr and Uffz Herbert Hernaus, Gnr (WIA) (D.Drury).
452 Fracke, KarlOfw1(F)/100 (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1537 "T5 + GH" (lost 2/9/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 53574 9 February, 1943; made an emergency landing due to a fuel shortage (Ju 88 Loss List).
453 Francke, KarlOgefrBomber pilotJu 88, Ju 177V-1 Werk # 00001 "CB + RP" (11/39)
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
He flew one of the four Ju 88s making the first operational flight of WWII,. Attacked the British carrier "Ark Royal" on Sept. 26, 1939 as an Ogefr.. Göring credited Francke with hitting the carrier, although he did not, promoted him to Lt., and awarded him with the Iron Cross 1st & 2nd Class. He later became Director of Testing at Rechlin.
454 Frank, Friedrich KarlFw2/22/192117/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # 681323 "Yellow 8" (lost 9/11/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682206 "Yellow 7" (lost 11/2/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 November, 1944 when he crashed at Welzow during an Alarmstart (JG-4 List). WIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Kovarska, by Weipert, bailed safely (JG-4 List). One known victory, a B-17 S of Chemnitz on 11 September, 1944.
455 Frank, HelmutHptm6/Luft Signal Regt Flg. Versuchs KpHe 111H-5 Werk # 3548 "GD + LL" (lost 4/8/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 8 April, 1942; crashed into the side of a mountain (cliff) at Lindasen, killing the entire crew, no cause reported. Remaining crew: Fw Erich John, Ofw Kurt Jennewein, Uffz Karl Heinz Kunert (R/O) and Uffz Herman Lorenz (Mech) (Flyvrak Norway).
456 Frank, KarlUffzIII/JG-26 (joins 3/44), 10/JG-26Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410707 "Black 16" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 20 March, 1944 when he lost control of his "Black 16" in the clouds, and crashed 15 km E of Hirson, dying before he ever flew his first combat mission.
457 Frank, Karl HeinzLt5/27/19204/KG-2 Do 217E-2 Werk # 1155 "U5 + MM" (lost 1/17/42) Bomber Operational Clasp His Do 217 crashed at the Soesterberg Holland airfield on 17 January, 1942, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Alternate spelling: Franck (Netherland Loss Registry). He and crew were killed in the crash while conducting a factory test. Remaining crew (KIC, bur Ysselsteyn): Uffz Kurt Sawitzki (geb 5/17/1915, bur CX-8-186), Gefr Arno Freytag (geb 4/1/1921, bur CX-8-184) and Uffz Hermann Seeger (Geb 1/10/1916, bur CX-8-188). Pilot Franck buried CX-8-189 (F.Munckhof).
458 Franke,Fw15/JG-3 (7/45 Heide Germany)Fw 190DFighter Operational ClaspPictured with Emil Daniel and Karl Puett at wars end, identified by the latter.
459 Franke, RudolfFwI/NAGr-5Fw 189A-2 "U2 + RB" (interned in Sweden)Observer Operational ClaspOriginating out of Latvia, this AC was the second of two Fw 189s belonging to I/NAGr-5 to defect on 8 May, 1945, landing at Bulltofta Sweden. This AC had four passengers; Fw Karl Grabner, Uffz Harmann Vicktor, Ogefr Hans Merchel and Ogefr Werner Heuschkel. These passengers may have been pilots also. Note: the pilot was note identified by the author; the selection of Franke is mine. The second Fw 189 was piloted by Ofw Gerhard Frenzel who had been a fighter pilot in JG-54. Source: B.Widfeldt
460 Franken, Karl HeinzUffz4/1/19202/NJG-5Bf 110F-2 Werk # 5088 "C9 + BK" (lost 3/27/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 27 March, 1943 near he Stendal airfield, cause not reported, buried Wetter - Wengern Evangelical Cemetery. His R/O Gefr Georg Haase was also KIC. Bf 110 Loss List & Lost Aircraft Report.
461 Franz, KarlUffz5/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 584313 (lost 1/21/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 21 January, 1945, reason unknown, in the area of Gnesen. Mombeek MIA List.. The JG-6 List suggests the Wk# is 584213.
462 Franz, Karl RobertUffz110/NJG-5 (Channel)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360114 "C9 + FU" (lost 3/13/43) EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 13/14 March, 1943; shot down by return fire from a Wellington BK516 of RAF No. 300 Sq.. He crashed into the Channel 50 km north of Morlaix-Bretagne. Source: T. Boiten.
463 Franze, KarlUffzFl.ü.G.-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 140206 (85% dam 5/20/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 20 May, 1944 5km south of Munich in the Perlacher Forest due to engine failure. His R/O Uffz Anton Mittermeier was also killed.
464 Freeden, Günther vonUffz8/10/1922Bad Blankenburg3/KG-6Ju 188A-2 Werk # 160058 "3E + AL" (lost 6/23/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 23 June, 1944, circumstances and location unknown. Using German Gefallenendenmäler & VDK records, the Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Werner Augustin (KIA); Ogefr Friedo Hansen (MIA); Gefr Heinrich Ohlemeyer (KIA) and Fw Günther Tietz (MIA). The deceased are buried in the Ger. War Cem. at Bayeux, Fr., Blk 13, as follows: Uffz von Freeden, Row C, Gr 25; Uffz Augustin, Row C, Gr 26 and Gefr Ohlemeyer, Row D, Gr 2 (D.Drury).
465 Frenzel-Beyme, KarlOblt10/31/1902Baugskorallen91/JG-21, 7/JG-54 (7/41 S.U.), Erg/JG-54, Stfkpt Erg/JGr-Ost (Channel 1/43)Bf 109E & F w/ 7 Staffel, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13101 (lost 1/20/43)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 January, 1943 during aerial combat in Wk# 13101 in Dover-Folkstone area. His 1st victory, an MS-406 # 767 of French Group de Chasse 6/3 on 13 May, 1940. Another, a Hawk-75A east of Löwen, 13 May, 1940. Wounded 26 May, 1940 in his 109E during an Alarm Launch at the Cambrai France airfield. His first known Soviet victory, two SB-3s on 5 July, 1941. A 4th & 5th, an I-15 and a NDR-6 on 2 August, 1941. A 6th, an Il-2 on 23 July, 1942. A 7th, a MiG-3 on 7 September, 1942. An 8th, a P-2 on 11 September, 1942. A 9th, a MiG-3 on 16 September, 1942. Alternate spelling: Frentzel-Beyme.
466 Frenzel, WalterLt1(F)/123 (Channel) Ju 88A-1 Werk # 0385 "4U + MH" (lost 9/30/40) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 30 September, 1940 after crashing off Ventnor, the Isle of Wight, during a recon sortie,cause unknown, three other unnamed crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Update: Remaining crew (KIA, washed ashore three days later & bur at Parkhurst Cem, then transferred to CC, Plot 7, Row 10): Fw Friedrich Karl Waack (geb 12/17/1915), Gr 246; Uffz Heinrich Essmann, still in Parkhurst ? and Uffz Johann Obermayer, Gr 245 (D.Drury).
467 Freund, Georg Wilhelm AugustOblt8/5/19181/KG-55 (Rothenbergen)He 111P "56-G24" (lost 6/7/39)KIC 7 June, 1939; crashed at Gelnhausen due to a technical problem while on a training flight. Remaining crew (KIC): Co-pilot Uffz Karl Hemesath (1/10/1918) and R/O Gefr Karl Fritz Heilmann (5/3/1915). Source: Lost Aircraft Report.
468 Frey, HerbertOfwII/KG-27 (8/40 Dinard) He 111H-3 Werk # Unk "1G + ??" (50% dam 8/10/40), He 111H-3 "1G + AC" (lost 8/12/40) Bomber Operational Clasp POW the night of 11/12 August, 1940; sd by a Hurricane of No. 87 Sq. while returning from an attack on the Bristol docks. The crew bailed safely and the ac crashed at Sturminster Marshall, near Wimborne, Dorset. Frey was co-pilot for Maj Friedrich Karl Schlichting, the Kdr of II/KG-27. See Schlichting for remaining crew (all POWs). Source: Bristol Past & D. Drury. Added: On 10 August, 1940, his ac was 50% damaged making an emergency landing at the Dinard airfield due to combat with British fighters. Maj Schlichting, Obs this date, R/O Ofw Günther Löhning and Mech Ofw Willi Bendrich (absa3945).
469 Frey, Karl ErichHptmStab II/NJG-1Bf 110G-4 Werk # 440267 "G9 + EC" (lost)Night Fighter Operational ClaspMIA the night of 6/7 October, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-61 night fighter piloted by Capt Tadas Spelis and F/O Kleftherien, by Gembloux Belgium. Remaining crew(MIA): Uffz Gerhard Schulze, R/O and Uffz Bernard Schaaf, Gunner. Jager Blatt 5/2003.
470 Freytag, KarlUffz22/JG-11Fw 190A-7 Werk # 643906 "Black 5" (dam 5/23/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Verden on 23 May, 1944, cause unknown. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Limburg on 12 May, 1944. His 2nd, a Yak-9 on 18 April, 1945. Believed KIA during aerial combat with a Spitfire on 1 May, 1945, location unknown (L. Wiegels)
471 Fricke, Karl HeinzUffz2/JG-77 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163213 (lost 5/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 25 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Tuscania (Bf 109 Loss List).
472 Friedel, KarlUffz8/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2626 "T6 + ER" (lost 8/15/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis Wk# 2626 reported lost 15 August, 1942 near Temkino due to flak, crew returned after making an emergency landing. Ju 87 Loss List
473 Friedl, KarlUffz8/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2761 "T6 + GS" (lost 8/30/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis Wk# 2761 reported lost 30 August, 1942 near Rshew, crashing after hit by flak; he returned, his unnamed R/O KIA. Ju 87 Loss List
474 Friedrich, K. HeinzJG-26Bf 109, Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspButler Pilot List (in addition to Karl Heinz & a Karl)
475 Friedrich, KarlFw11/JG-26 (Channel)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 16103 "Red 10" (lost 2/10/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 10 February, 1943 during aerial combat with a Typhoon of RAF No. 609 Sq. N of Cape Blanc Nez. He ditched in the water and was thought to have exited his "Red 10", but drowned.
476 Friedrich, KarlJG-26Bf 109, Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspButler Pilot List. This Karl may have been the same Karl in JG-54, however earlier than his JG-54 assignment. On the other hand, it may be a totally different Karl Friedrich.
477 Friedrich, Karl HeinzFw110/JG-26 (6/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412538 "Black 15" (lost 7/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462701 "Black 4" (lost) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA a 3rd time in Fw 190D-9 Werk # 500090 "Black 9" during aerial combat with a P-51 SW of Oberhausen. WIA a 2nd time, 28 October, 1944 during aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 412 Sq. Krefeld airfield. He made a successful force landing in his "Black 4". WIA 17 July, 1944 during aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 411 or 602 Sq. at Chartres. One known victory, a Spitfire over the Normandy beachhead on 30 June, 1944.
478 Fries, KarlUffz4/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 737405 "Blue 13" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 January, 1945 when his "Blue 13" was shot down by Flt. Lt. R.J "Dick" Audet of RCAF No. 412 Squadron. His AC plowed into the ground at Vinkenpeel, northwest of Venray, near Nijmegen. Fries was one of many who failed to find his target, Volkel, and wound up at Eindhoven. Added: Burial at Ysselsteyn TD-4-45 (Manrho/Putz publ.).
479 Frisch, GerhardOfhr9/21/19242/JG-2 (12/44-3/45), JV-44, 10/JG-7 (4/45)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 738120 (dam 12/3/44), Fw 190D-9 "Black 11" (lost 3/25/45),Me 262A-1aWound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bailed w/o injury from his D-9 25 March, 1945, cause not reported. Injured in a landing accident hit, an obstruction, in his A-8 at the Merzhausen airfield 3 December, 1944. His last known flight, an Me 262 to Prag-Ruszn on 29 April, 1945, together with Karl Heinz Engert. Jager Blatt 5/2002.
480 Frisch, KarlOfhrIV/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5731 ""??" (lost 6/21/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with one other unnamed crew NW of Bobruisk 21 June, 1943, cause not reported, two other unnamed crew OK (Ju 88 Loss List).
481 Fritsch, Karl7/22/1924Reichenberg SudetenlandJG-3Bf 109GFighter Operational ClaspDeceased 22 October, 1995 in Vienna Austria. Jager Blatt Obit.
482 Fritz, KarlOfwLuftdienstkdo-Holland, 6/Fl.G.-2 (5/44 Chartres), 13/Geschwader Bongart (7/44 Lissay-Lochy)Bf 109G, Ital. Reggiane 2002Ground Attack Operational ClaspServed in the same unit as Otto Schild. He survived an attack by French partisans on 30 July, 1944 near Bourges France (G.Skaggs).
483 Fröb, KarlUffz12/JG-26 (Germany 45)Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210968 "Black 8" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 April, 1945 during aerial combat with a Spitfire. Crashed into the waters of Lake Schwerin (Schweriner See). His one victory, a Tempest of RAF No. 438 Sq. 6 km E of Diepholz on 4 April, 1945. The "Black 8" recovery began in November 1990, and is currently being restored at the Luft Museum Bundeswehr, Berlin-Gatow.
484 Fröhlich, KarlOblt7/16/19153/JG-2 (10/44)Fw 190A-9 Werk # 750144 "Yellow 2" (lost 10/13/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 October, 1944 during aerial combat with P-38s of 474FG at Ruppichteroth- Winterscheid, buried Winterscheid.
485 Frohs, Karl HeinzUffz3/JG-4 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165523 "Yellow 5" (lost 4/25/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 25 April, 1944 during aerial combat at Loi_no (?), bailed safely (JG-4 List).
486 Froschek, Karl HeinzLt14(Jabo)/JG-5 (3/43)Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0132 179 "Black 2" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 14 February, 1944; Crash, Kiesti-Louhi. Mombeek MIA List. JG-5 records indicate he was wounded, not MIA this date, crashing east of Kiestinki. Alternate spelling: Froscheck (Brekken).
487 Fuchs, KarlOfw672/JG-54 (9/40 Battle of Briatain), 2/JG-54 (7/41 S.U.), 3/JG-54 (6/43)Bf 109E in 40, Bf 109F & G-2 w/ 2 Staffel, Fw 190A-6 Werk# 550546 "Yel 10" (lost 10/10/43) w/ 3 Staffel
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/24/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 10 October, 1943 in Werk# 550546, location and detail unknown. His 1st victory, a Spitfire over England on 18 September, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-3 on 6 July, 1941. An I-26 on 7 July, 1941. An SB-3 on 18 July, 1941. An I-18 on 11 September, 1941. An I-18 on 5 October, 1941. A triple victory on 13 October, 1941; an I-18, a Pe-2 and a DB-3. An I-26 on 5 November, 1941. An I-18 on 3 February, 1942. An I-16 on 9 March, 1942. An I-15 on 4 April, 1942. A MiG-3 on 11 May, 1942. A Pe-2 on 2 June, 1942. An Il-2 on 21 July, 1942. A MiG-3 on 25 July, 1942. A Yak-1 and an I-16 Rata on 20 August, 1942. A LaGG-5 on 23 February, 1943. An Il-2 on 7 March, 1943. An Il-2 on 30 March, 1943. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 8 April, 1943. An Il-2 on 9 June, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 24 June, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 5 July, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 11 July, 1943. Two Yak-1s and a Yak-9 and a LaGG-3 on 20 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a LaGG-3 on 4 August, 1943. An Il-2 and an La-5 on 14 September, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 67 victories.
488 Fuchs, Karl Friedrich AugustOblt5/23/1914Minden3/ZG-26 (Channel) Bf 110C Werk # 3526 (or 3369) "3U + L?" (lost 8/13/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 13 August, 1940 during aerial combat at Warden Bay, Sheppey, UK, by F/O Percy Weaver in a Hurricane of No. 56 Sq.. His R/O, Uffz Willi Ebben (geb 1/11/1915 Oberhausen), also KIA. Bf 110 Loss List. Added: Both buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 11; Fuchs in Gr 442, Ebben in Gr 443 (D.Drury & Luftwaffe Graves UK).
489 Fuchs, Karl HeinzUffz9/JG-5Bf 109G-6 Werk # 782162 "White 4" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 17 October, 1944 at Ekeroy Norway, no further detail. Source: SIG Norway.
490 Fuchs, OttoStbsFw2(F)/22 (S.U.) Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430046 (lost 9/30/43) Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his Observer Lt Karl Schmidt and two other unnamed crew at Zaporozhye, Ukraine on 30 September, 1943 due to enemy return fire (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The two MIA: Uffz A.Schulz, R/O and Ogefr K.Stadler, Gnr. No VDK burial detail (D.Drury).
491 Führing, KarlOblt7Stab I/JG-77 (5/40), Stab IV/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.)Bf 109E in 40, Bf 109F in Russia
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a LeO-451 south of Gerpinne, 15 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane during the Battle of Britain on 27 September, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Hurricane S of Tunbridge Wells on 17 October, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane at Le Portel-Boulogne on 26 April, 1941. His first Soviet victory, a DJ-6 on 22 June, 1941. An SB-2 on 1 July, 1941. An R-10 on 12 July, 1941. Magnus Report.
492 Fuhrmann, Karl PaulOfw3/12/1914Gleiwitz, Pommern3/LG-1 (Africa, Crete)He 111H, Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140030 "L1 + HL" (lost 7/4/42)EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew at Bir el Abid on 4 July, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: He was sd by fighters during an attack on the Suez Canal. The official German WASt claims he was sd "near Suez Roads, or Anchorage" (Fritz Gaede via Kelvin Youngs).
493 Füllgrabe, AlfredFwStab/KG-26He 111H-3 Werk # Unk (lost 2/20/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Injured in a fiery crash 20 February, 1940 after taking off from the Weimar-Nohra airfield in Thüringen, cause unknown. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Kurt Heine, buried War Cem at Calbe (Saxony-Anhalt), Plot 1 Field 3 and Uffz Karl Klein. buried in the Weimar-Hauptfriedhof (Thütingen), Blk 2, Gr 19 (D.Drury). Note: the positions were not identified. I named Füllgrabe as pilot.
494 Funk, Karl HeinzFw124/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5553 "White 11" (lost 9/17/41)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Reported shot down 17 September, 1941, no location reported; pilot returned. Magnus thinks this is Waldemar Funk.
495 Funke, KarlUffz5/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5122 "B3 +GN" (lost 4/12/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 11/12 April, 1941 when he failed to return from the Bristol bombing raid, probably sd by S/L Chisholm of No. 604 Sq.. He and the entire crew are presumed to have crashed into the sea following the mission. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Horst Heller, Observer; Fw Josef Höhnhorst, R/O and Gefr Heinz Bretschneider, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
496 Furchmann, KarlOblt112/NJG-6Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 by Salcioara Romania on 5 April, 1944.
497 Fürstenau, KarlUffz1/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk# 739371 "White 9" (lost 12/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 23 December, 1944; shot down while attempting to repulse Allied bombers. He went down near Wesel/Köln area. Mombeek MIA List.
498 Furthmann, RichardFw5/KG-53He 111H-5 Werk # 3976 "A1 + JN" (lost 5/10/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 10 May, 1941 after being shot down by British Night Fighters. His AC belly-landed on a farm at Kennington, near Ashford, Kent. Added: Remaining crew (POW): Oblt Albert Hufenreuter, Obs; Uffz Karl Gerhardt, R/O; Gefr Josef Berzbach, Flt Engr and Gefr Edgar (or Eggert) Weber, Gnr. Hufenreuter captured in France in the crew of OFW Josef Schimpl, but released after the French armistace (D.Drury).
499 Füssel, ErhardtLt7/KG-40He 111H-5 Werk # 3909 "V4 + JH" (lost 5/12/41)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA/POW 12 May, 1941; believed sd by a destroyer, crashing at sea off Lundy Island. There is a second claim on this same ac; destroyed three hours later by a Defiant of No.307 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt J. Malinowski, crashing at sea off Exmouth or Dawlish, The two locations are 70 miles apart, suggesting the ac was only damaged by the destroyer fire. Remaining crew: Fw Gustav Koch, Obs (WIA/POW); Uffz Karl Böger, R/O (POW) and Uffz Erhardt Trenkler, Mech (POW). Source: D. Drury.
500 Fütterer, Karl FriedrichOfhr9/JG-6Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18587 (Dam 12/18/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 18 December, 1944 at Andernach, no further detail (JG-6 List). Alternate spelling: Füttorer.

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