Dienstag, 7. Oktober 2014

Montag, 6. Oktober 2014

Samstag, 4. Oktober 2014

Freitag, 3. Oktober 2014

Dienstag, 30. September 2014

BF 109 G6 4./JG 51 White 4 Ofw. Rudolf Nielinger

BF 109 G6 4./JG 51, White 4 - Ofw. Rudolf Nielinger, San Pietro - Italy April 1943 Reported lost in Russia on 2 August, 1942, cause and location not reported. He returned later and Wk# 8992 was recovered. His first known Soviet victory, A SB-2 on 25 June, 1941. Another Soviet, a DB-3 on 3 July, 1941. An I-16 on 31 July, 1941. A Pe-2 on 9 August, 1941. An I-61 on 22 August, 1941. A double Soviet victory on 25 August, 1941; both DB-3's. An I-61 on 29 October, 1941. An I-61 on 18 February, 1942. A Pe-2 and a Yak-1 on 5 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 22 August, 1942. Two Il-2's on 23 August, 1942. An Il-2 on 27 August, 1942. Two Il-2's on 14 September, 1942. A N. African victory, a Beaufort 22 km northwest of Bizerta on 17 November, 1942. Another, a P-40 during a ground strike at Quadrant 80 492 on 21 May, 1943. Magnus, 23 victories.

Sonntag, 28. September 2014

BF 109 G10 6./JG 77 Red 19

BF 109 G10 6./JG 77 “HerzAs”, Red 19 - unknown pilot, Jüterbog - Germany, November 1944

BF 109 G14 4./JG 53 White 11

BF 109 G14 4./JG 53 “PikAs”, White 11 - unknown pilot, Lorsch - Germany, October 1944

BF 109 G6 6./JG 53 Uffz. Günter Waag Yellow 6

BF 109 G6 6./JG 53 “PikAs”, Yellow 6 - Uffz. Günter Waag, Cancello - Italy, July 1943 *** Uffz. Günter Waag also flew Yellow 7

BF 109 G6 IV./JG54 Black 1 Olt. Ekkehard Bob

BF 109 G6 IV./JG 54 “Grünherz”, Black 1 - Olt. Ekkehard Bob, Pleskau - Russia, February 1944 Ditched in Cherbourg Harbor on 21 March, 1941 in his Bu 131 trainer, due to engine failure. Shot down 23 June, 1941 in Wk# 9207 by his SB-2 victims rear gunner, deep behind enemy lines, but managed to return two days later. Lost another F2 Wk# 12696 "Yellow 1" on 20 August, 1941, when his radiator was hit. Shot down with wounds 17 April, 1943 by B-17 gunners, while flying Werk# 14935 "Yellow 1+I" near Bremen. 1 Bomber (rammed 4/17/43). Approx 700 combat missions. 21 victories in the West. Flew Bf 109E-4 "White 1" of 7/JG-54 in Sept. 1940. His first victory, a Gladiator over Tongeren, 10 May, 1940 while in 3/JG-21 (later 9/JG-54). His 2nd, a Dewoitine at Henin-Lietard on 24 May, 1940. His 5th, a Blenheim 60 km W of Rotterdam on 26 June, 1940. No.10, Hurricane at Eastchurch 8/31/40. Barbarossa pilot, crashing twice behind the lines, but evading capture. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941. Downed four SB-3's on 30 June, 1941. Survived the war, and as of 2001, lives in his hometown of Freiburg.

BF 109 G6 9./JG 11 Yellow 3 Lt. Gerd Hollmann

BF 109 G6 9./JG 11 Yellow 3 - Lt. Gerd Hollmann, Oldenburg - Germany, July 1943 KIA 30 July, 1943 during aerial combat at Olst (Fortmond) Holland, north of Olst, north of Deventer.

Freitag, 26. September 2014

BF 109 G14 3./JG 52 Yellow 10

BF 109 G14 3./JG 52, Yellow 10 - unknown pilot, Deutsch Brod - Czech, May 1945

BF 109 G14 Stab III./JG 3 Winkel 2

BF 109 G14 Stab III./JG 3 “Udet”, Winkel 2 - unknown pilot, Schachten - Germany, December 1944

BF 109 G6 Stab II./JG 3 Maj. Kurt Brändle

BF 109 G6 Stab II./JG 3 “Udet”, Winkel - Maj. Kurt Brändle, Uetersen - Germany, September 1943 KIA 3 November, 1943 in Bf 109G6 Werk # 26058 when he was shot down off Egmond, over the North Sea, by fighters escorting Medium bombers to Amsterdam. His body washed ashore later. About 700 combat missions. 20 victories in the West. His 1st victory, a Morane south of Sedan, 13 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire W of Portland on 11 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire WSW of Insel Wight on 16 August, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire 10 km W of Insel Wight on 26 September, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, an R-5 on 20 May, 1942. One of many multiple victories, five on 7 August, 1942; all Il-2's in the Klirchevski/Plosowitoje/Isoleniyj areas. An ER-2 and two Il-2's in the Stalingrad area on 23 August, 1942. Four Il-2's and a Yak-1 on 17 December, 1942. Two Il-2's on 31 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 20 April, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 19 June, 1943. Five Soviet victories on 5 July, 1943. The info on the Bf 109F-4 "Black 1" is from a modeler description; the AC was flown at Frolov (Stalingrad) Russia. Germany's 20th ranked fighter Ace.

Dienstag, 23. September 2014

Donnerstag, 31. Juli 2014

Dienstag, 29. Juli 2014

Mittwoch, 23. Juli 2014

Sonntag, 13. Juli 2014

Sonntag, 29. Juni 2014

Montag, 23. Juni 2014

Donnerstag, 19. Juni 2014