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1 Husemann, WernerMaj11/10/1919Schötmar, Lippe34Wekusta 2/Ob.d.L., Stab/NJG-1 (12/42), 7/NJG-1, Kdr I/NJG-3 (1/44 to end)Bf 110 & Ju 88C, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620675 "D5 + XB" (heavy damage 11/26/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/24/43)

EK 1 & 2
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Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down by Stirling of RAF No. 161 Sq. return fire on 26 November, 1944 9 km north of Herning Denmark in Wk# 620675. His oil cooler had been hit and he made a successful moonlight emergency landing. Remaining crew: Ofw Hans Georg Shierholz (WIA), Radar Oper; Fw Hein Fehmann, R/O and Fw Willi Möller (Source: Air War over Denmark). 250+ combat missions. All victories were Night victories. One known victory, a Stirling on 17 December, 1942. Another, a Stirling on 27 April, 1943. A Wellington on 12 June, 1943. Three victories on 26 June, 1943; a Halifax 3 km S of Hoorn, a Stirling 8 km SW of Goerede and a Lancaster 5 km SSE of Zerilsee. A Lancaster at Biesenthal on 24 August, 1943. A Halifax 30 km S of Munich on 7 September, 1943. A "4 mot" W of Münster on 24 March, 1944. Two "4 mot" near Hersfeld on 9 April, 1944. A "4 mot" at Insel Laaland (Denmark?) on 23 April, 1944. A "4 mot" at Therouanne on 16 June, 1944. A "4 mot" over Dover Straits on 6 July, 1944. A "4 mot" NW of Venlo on 21 July, 1944. A "4 mot" at Bitche-Pirmasens on 29 July, 1944. A Lancaster and a "4 mot" in the Königsberg area on 30 August, 1944. Two Lancasters the night of 3/4 March, 1945; one E of aarhus, the other at Bourtanger Moor.
2 Schierholz, Hans-GeorgOfw8/16/1921Lage Lippe57I/NJG-3Bf 110 RK(10/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
From 1941, Rudolf Franks Radio Operator. After Franks death, with Werner Husemann. Had to bale out 4 times. 250 missions. 57 Night victory participations. Deceased 12 February, 1996 Lippstadt.

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