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1 Köster, AlfonsHptm2/6/1919Hüingsen, Westfalen253/NJG-2 (4/41), 1/NJG-1 (7/43), Stab III/NJG-2 (5/44), 9/NJG-2, Stfkpt 12/NJG-3Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6220 "G9 + BH" (lost 7/9/43), Ju 88C-2, Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360229 "??" (dam 7/22/42 enemy fire El Alamein, pilot WIA), Ju 88C-6 "R4 + KL" , Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621499 "D5 + PX" (lost 1/7/45)
RK(10/29/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/4/42)
EP(8/20/41)

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Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 6/7 January, 1945 near Varel/Oldenburg, when his Ju 88G-6, during the landing approach, touched the roof of a farm building in heavy fog, and crashed. Buried Menden-Lendringen, III/10 (Rosseels). Remaining crew (KIC); Lt Bodusch and Uffz Lingen (H. Breuer). N. African Campaign in NJG-2. Over 200 missions, 25 or 29 Night victories. His first victory, a Defiant at Upwood, 9-10 April, 1941. His 2nd, a Wellington 5 km W of Southend on 7-8 May, 1941. His 3rd, a Wellington the night of 8-9 May, 1941. His 4th, a Hampden NW of London the night of 11-12 June, 1941. A 5th & 6th, both Blenheims at Wyton on 15 July, 1941. His 7th, a Whitley at Marham the night of 7-8 August, 1941. His 8th, a Blenheim 20 km W of Lincoln on 20 August, 1941. His 9th & 10th, a Wellington at Oxford and a Hampden at Hatfield on on 1 September, 1941. A Beaufighter the night of 26 June, 1942. Another, a Blenheim on 28 June, 1942. He was injured when his G-2 crashed at Stellendam, Goeree Holland on 9 July, 1943, due to engine trouble, a Lt at the time. His R/O, Ofw Herbert Biehne was uninjured (DeSwart). Two Wellingtons on 21 July, 1942. A "4 mot"on 25 May, 1944, no location. A "4 mot" in the Paris/Mantes area on 8 June, 1944. A "4 mot" at Volkel on 17 June, 1944.

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