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1101 Laskowsky, HeinzOfw311/JG-51 (11/43 S.U.), 1/JG-1 (11/44)Fw 190A, Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-1 11 km SW of Balki on 27 November, 1943. A Yak-1 on 29 November, 1943. One known western victory, a B-17 at Gotha-Erfurt on 21 November, 1944.
1102 Lau, HeinrichObstlt9/15/1911Nieder - Erlenbach Kdr I/KG-30 (7/41), Kdr IV/KG-30 ( 9/42), Kdr KG-1 (3/43) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 0214 (lost 3/15/41) RK( 5/10/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/25/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
His Wk# 0214 was sd 15 March, 1941 over the Eindhoven airfield by a British Night Fighter, killing his Observer, Lt Heinz Riedel and R/O, Fw Borchard in the ensuing crash landing. 200 combat missions. Deceased 14 September, 1956, Alamogordo, NM., crashed in his private ac. Alternate spelling: Laue.
1103 Lau, Karl HeinzHptm5/1/1914I/KG.z.b.V-101 (11/40)Ju 52EP

EK 1(11/16/40) & 2
Transport Operational Clasp in Gold(10/1/41)
Joined the Luftwaffe in 1935. 301 missions, 51 over the Front Lines.
1104 Laube, HeinzHptm Kdr I/KG-3 (11/42), Kdr II/KG-1 (12/42) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 8685 "??" (lost 12/8/42) DK-G (10/15/42), EP (6/15/42), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp KIC with unnamed crew at Sokotwo 8 December, 1942, probably due to icing while on a ferrying flight (Ju 88 Loss List & LOCS).
1105 Laubisch, Heinz PaulOblt5/21/19172(F)/Nacht Do 215B-5 Werk # 0054 (dam 12/30/42), Do 217E Werk # Unk (lost 1/29/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/25/43)

EP (9/13/42), EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Night Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 29 January, 1943 in his Do 217, no further detail (LOCS). Injured in a crash on 30 December, 1942 when he crashed at the Orscha airfield, Belarus due to an engine malfunction. Remaining crew (also injured): Oblt Karl Heinz Licht, Obs and Ofw Helmut Dully, R/O (D.Drury). DK-G Awards List
1106 Laufer, Karl HeinzFw17/JG-11 (10/43), 2/JG-11 (11/43)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410094 (lost 11/13/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 November, 1943 during aerial combat in the Husum area. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Bellingwolde on 8 October, 1943.
1107 Laukner, Heinz Uffz4/KG-30 (Norway)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1747 "4D + KM" (lost 4/13/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 13 April, 1942; failed to return from a mission over the North Sea (Nordmeer), cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Rudolf Höller, Observer; Ogefr Heinz Göppert, R/O and Fw Bruno Riegel, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Laickner.
1108 Lauterbach, HeinzUffz76/SG-10 (4/44 S.U.)Fw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, two Soviet LaGG-3s on 28 April, 1944. A 3rd, a LaGG-5 on 15 May, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 25 May, 1944. A 5th, a P-39 on 3 June, 1944. A 6th, a P-39 on 4 June, 1944. A 7th, a Boston III on 5 June, 1944.
1109 Lawatscheck, GerhardOblt2/KG-51, 2/FKG-50 (Zaporozhye, Ukraine) He 177A-1 Werk # 15241 "E8 + AH" (lost 1/20/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 20 January, 1943 making a crash landing while evaluating the He 177 at Zaporozhye (Ger trans Saporoshje), Ukraine, cause not reported. Remaining crew: Ofw Hugo Hoppe, Obs (KIC); Hptm Horst Roering, R/O (KIC); Ofw Heinrich Fillies, Flt Engr (KIC); Uffz Erich Esche, Gnr 1 (Inj) and Uffz Heinz Kuhlmann, Gnr 2 (Inj). No VDK listing for the pilot; the three deceased are commemorated in the War Cem at Charkow, Ukraine (D.Drury).
1110 Leber, HeinzLt5/14/1920Ahlendorf Thüringen542/JG-51 (7/41 S.U.)Bf 109F & G, Fw 190A-3, Fw 190A-5 Werk # 7260 (lost 6/1/43) RK(2/29/44 Post.) as Ofw.

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/29/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA on 1 June, 1943 he was shot down in his A-5 by Russian AA fire at 700 feet near Orel S.U.. Promoted to Lt. posthumously. 428 combat missions. All victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, an I-16 on 2 July, 1941. A Vultee-11 on 28 July, 1941. An I-16 on 6 September, 1941. Two DB-3s on 5 October, 1941. An I-61 on 11 October, 1941. An I-61 on 23 October, 1941. A Pe-2 on 13 November, 1941. An I-61 on 17 February, 1942. A MiG-3 SE of Lübzoff on 26 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 14 November, 1942. A LaGG-3 by Kintikowo on 3 December, 1942. Two Il-2s on 4 December, 1942. A Pe-2 on 12 April, 1943. A LaGG on 22 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 28 April, 1943. Two LaGG-3s and three Yak-4s on 5 May, 1943. Six Il-2s on 6 May, 1943. Two LaGG-5s and two Il-2s on 7 May, 1943. A P-39 and an Il-2 25 km S of Krasny on 8 May, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 54 victories. Photo
1111 Leesmann, Karl HeinzMaj5/3/1915Osnabrück37Kdr III/JG-234 (38, later JG-26), Kdr I/JG-2 (8/40), Kdr I/JG-52 (6/41), Kdr III/JG-1 (4/43 Reich Def)Bf 110C, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5065 (BoB), Bf 109F-2 Werk# 8155 "<<" w JG-52, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9181 (dam 11/6/41), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20073 "White <5 + I" (lost 7/25/43) in III/JG-1 RK(7/23/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. His first victory, a Spitfire 5 km E of Margate on 24 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Dover on 26 August, 1940. Nos.3, 4 & 5, two Hurricanes and a Spitfire in the London-Bromley areas on 31 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire at Sittingbourne on 1 September, 1940. His 7th, a Spitfire over England on 5 September, 1940. His 8th, a Spitfire at Maidstone on 7 September, 1940. Nos.9 & 10, both Hurricanes over the Thames Estuary on 15 September, 1940. Barbarossa pilot. His 15th, a Hurricane at Ostende on 15 February, 1941. Shot down with wounds 6 November, 1941 by Soviet ground fire while returning from a mission. A bullet splintered his right forearm, but he managed to land. He did not return to the Eastern Front. Shot down in his G-6 (KIA) 25 July 1943 over the North Sea after attacking American bombers of the 384BG while he was Kdr III/JG-1. His body washed ashore 16 August, 1943. His 37th victory was a B-17 during this same engagement. 15 victories in the West, 5 four engine bombers. Buried at Recklinghausen. Another source indicates he may still be MIA.

Leesmann as new Kommandeur lll./JG3 in front of his Me109
1112 Lehmann, HansFw1/KGr-100 He 111H-2 Werk # 6811 "6N + BH" (lost 11/6/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW/WIA 6 November, 1940; he ditched in the sea near West Bay, Bridport, Dorset after becoming lost. Remaining crew: Fw Otto Paul, Obs (KIA; bur CC, 6,18,370); Ofw Ludwig Meyerhofer, R/O (POW/WIA) and Fw Heinz Bitter, Gnr (POW). With minor wounds, Lehmann, Meyerhofer and Bitter, waded ashore and were taken prisoner. This was the first time the RAF got access to the new X-Gerät three-beam navigational system (D. Drury).
Cannock Chase
1113 Lehmann, HeinzFw3/7/192013/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 750113 "White 9" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 14 January, 1945 in aerial combat with a P-51 over Vörden/ Oldenburg.
1114 Lehmann, HeinzUffz9/JG-1 (1/45 at Rheine, before posted to the East), 9/JG-1 (3/45 Anklam)Bf 109G-14 "White 9"Fighter Operational Clasp
1115 Lehmann, HeinzOblt2/KG(J)-51Me 262A1aFighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 November, 1944 during aerial combat and crashing by Kirchwistedt. Jager Blatt 6/2003.
1116 Lehmann, WolfgangUffz6/7/19213JG-105, 6/JG-54 (7/44 Russia), 4/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.), 16/JG-54, JG-7Fw 190A-8 in 16 Staffel "Blue ?", Me 262 in JG-7
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 13 July, 1944. A 2nd, another Yak-9 on 10 August, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-11 on 27 August, 1944. Wrote a final tribute to his comrade, Heinz Marx, when he was found and buried in December, 1996. Deceased 23 July, 1998.
1117 Lehr, HeinzUffzI/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141014 (30% dam 12/28/42)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Pilot and one other unnamed crew injured 28 December, 1942 when they collided with a Ju 52 while landing at Castell-Vetrano airfield (Ju 88 Loss List).
1118 Leiter, Karl-Heinz HansUffz44/JG-54 (7/43 S.U.), 10/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-5 Werk# 15986 "White 1" (lost 9/3/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 September, 1943 during aerial combat northwest of Gatschina/N.Korpikow S.U.. His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 26 July, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-5 on 27 August, 1943. Nos. 3 & 4, both LaGG-5s on 2 September, 1943.
1119 Leja, Karl HeinzOfw12/KGzbV-1Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1120 Lemm, Gerhard Uffz2(F)/122Ju 88A-1 Werk # Unk "F6 + BK" (lost 7/30/40)Observer Operational ClaspPOW and injured 30 July, 1940; crashed at sea, 30 miles off Happisburgh, Norfolk due to engine failure on a reconnaissance mission over the east coast of England. The crew took to their life raft for 103 hours before being rescued on 3 August by British ASR, and POWs. Remaining crew: Lt Heinz Jürgen Rabbow, Obs (uninjured); Uffz Justus Kehres, R/O (uninjured) and Gefr Rudolf Reimer, Flt Engr (injured). Wiki Luft data & D.Drury).
1121 Lengemann, HeinzUffzV/KG-40 (Channel)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360097 "??" (lost 12/30/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 30 December, 1942 at the Merignac airfield due to an engine problem during a non-combat flight. Remaining crew (both injured): Lt Günther Serke, Observer and Ogefr Heinz Schulze, wireless operator.
1122 Lennartz, Helmut Heinz?Ofw135/JG-11 (5/43 Jever; 10/43 Reich Def), EKdo. 262 (8/44), JG-7Bf 109G-1 Werk # 14069 (60% dam 10/18/43; landing accident at Marx, rammed a G-6, WK# 20511 while landing, pilot OK), Bf 109G-6 in JG-11, Me 262A-1a Werk# 170061 "White 11" & 170063 "White 9" in JG-7EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down in April, 1945, and crash landed at Kolberg. His 1st victory was a B-17 on 15 May, 1943, while serving in 5/JG-11. Opposed the 306th BG on 21 May, 1943, an Uffz at the time. His 2nd, a P-38 on 5 January, 1944. A 3rd known, while in Epr.Kdo. 262, a B-17 on 15 August, 1944, no location given. This may have been the first victory recorded by a jet. A 4th, a B-24 at Zutphen/Hall on 7 October, 1944. A 5th, a P-51 in the Beilen area on 12 October, 1944. 8 victories were achieved flying the Me 262, plus 5 while in JG-11. One such victory, No. 7, a B-17 between Braunschweig and Magdeburg on 3 March, 1945. His 8th, a B-17 in the Zwikau area on 19 March, 1945. His 9th, a B-17 in the Cottbus area on 22 March, 1945. His 10th, a P-51 on 10 April, 1945. Also spelled Lennarts.
1123 Leppers, KarlOfhr114/JG-300 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 151077 (lost 3/2/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 2 March, 1945; aerial combat near Kempten; Update: crashed near Burg. Buried in the Burg Militry Cem (Mombeek MIA List). One known victory, a P-51 opposing the Berlin-Münster Raid on 5 December, 1944. Leppers, Gütel and Heinz Schäfer all went MIA this same day.
1124 Lepzy, HeinzUffz11/29/19227/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 680805 "White 5" (lost 8/6/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 6 August, 1944 during aerial combat in "White 5" by St.Jouin-de-Blavou, 28 km east of Alencon, near Avranches. Jager Blatt 1/2005. AC recovered for restoration in 1998. Alternate spelling: Lepszy.
1125 Lesska, HeinzStbsFw6(H)/41 Fw 189A-2 Werk # 2302 (lost 9/18/42) Observer Operational Clasp KIA 18 September, 1942 at Stalingrad after being hit by flak. The remaining unnamed crew also perished (Obs Loss List). Added: The unnamed Observer is believed to be Ofw Manfred Klöhe (or Klöhn), who died on 18 September, 1942, N of Stalingrad. His remains have not been moved to a military cemetery, but a grave is understood to exist at Schischljanka. He is commemorated at Rossoschka, Russia. No VDK burial detail for StbsFw Lesska (D.Drury). NOTE: The crew designations unknown; Lesska may not have been the pilot.
1126 Lessmann, HubertusOblt6/10/1904Sukowitz Stfkpt 8/KG-2 (9/40), Kdr I/KG-27 (12/41 Kirovograd) Do 17Z Werk # 4245 "U5 + GS" (lost 9/15/40), He 111H-6 Werk # 4265 (lost 12/29/41) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 29 December, 1941 at Kirowograd, cause unknown (A. Mebius). Added: He was involved in a mid-air collisionn after takeoff from Kirovograd, Ukraine. The crew of four were killed, and a second R/O, Gefr Heinz Kleymann, was injured. Remaining four crew: Lt Heinz Bischoff, Obs; Ofw Kurt Brasch, R/O and Ofw Hans Lorenz, Gnr. None have been transferred to a military cemetery, but graves are believed to exist at Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine. Their names are all listed in the memorial book in the collective war cemetery at the same place. In an earlier incident, his Wk# 4245 was sd by a Hurricane, and crashed into the English Channel. A Hptm at the time, he was rescued by the Seenotdienst. Remaining crew: Oblt Ingo Hollweck-Weithmann, Obs (KIA); Uffz Norbert Schweighardt, R/O (WIA/POW) and Uffz ErnstLindemeier, Flt Engr (MIA) (D.Drury).
1127 Leyk, HeinzOfw1/28/19198/NJG-5Bf 110Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 16 December, 1943. Jager Blatt 6/2002.
1128 Libscher, Karl HeinzUffzIV/JG-300Bf 109G-10 (lost 3/4/45 at Konnendorf)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
1129 Licht, Karl HeinzOblt2/1/1920 2(F)/Nacht (Nachtaufklärungsstaffel 2), Stfkpt 1/NAGr-11 (4/45) Do 215B-5 Werk # 0054 (dam 12/30/42), Do 217E
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)

EP (11/9/42), EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Night Observer Operational Clasp
Injured in the crash 30 December, 1942 at the Orscha airfield, Belarus, due to an engine malfunction. Although he may have been a pilot in his own right, he served as Observer for Oblt Heinz Laubisch who piloted the ac. Oblt Laubisch and R/O Ofw Helmut Dully were also injured (D.Drury). DK-G Awards List.
1130 Liebermann, HeinzUffz16/JG-27Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440182 "Yellow 4 + --" (dam 2/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
He was wounded. 25 February, 1944 while claiming his first victory, and made an emergency landing at Braunau-am-Inn (A-5280) (Rosseels). One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Burghausen on 25 February, 1944.
1131 Liebich, HeinzUffz15/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 782381 "Yellow 3" (dam 12/3/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 December, 1944; crashed at Aachen after being hit by flak (JG-4 List & Jager Blatt 3/2003).
1132 Liebick, Heinz Ofw29/JG-2 (3/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 175261 (lost 12/26/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bailed with injuries 26 December, 1944 in the Münstereifel area, no further detail. One known victory, a P-47 at Louviers-Evreux on 5 July, 1944. A 2nd, a P-51 at Guingamp on 11 July, 1944.
1133 Liebscher, Karl HeinzUffzIV/JG-300 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 (lost 2/3/45 at Reinsdorf), Bf 109G-10 Werk # 154807 (lost 3/7/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 7 March, 1945 at Konnendorf, cause not reported. Pilot disposition 2/3/45 unknown.
1134 Lienich, HeinzGefr11/JG-26Bf 109G-3 Werk # 16293 (or 16291?) "Yellow 2" (lost 2/25/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162707 "Yellow 15" (lost 6/8/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163499 (lost 6/22/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 June, 1944 during aerial combat in a Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163499 "Yellow 16", with P-47s of 365 or 368FG at Cornier, S of Tinche. WIFA 25 February, 1944, bailing safely, due to engine failure in "Yellow 2". He was on a non-operational flight near Louvemont, 10 km SSE of St. Dizier. WIA (slightly) a 2nd time, 8 June, 1944 during aerial combat in "Yellow 15" with a Spitfire 5 km SW of Caen. Bailed successfully.
1135 Lieschke, HeinzUffz10/14/1920Elsterwerde22/JGr Süd aka JGr 50 (8/43), 3/JG-1(11/43)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 140188 "Yellow 1" (lost 11/29/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 29 November, 1943 during aerial combat at Quackenbrück, southwest of Bremen, no known grave (Geensen). One known victory, a B-17 NW of Hardheim on 17 August, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 at Schweinfurt on 14 October, 1943. Added: Buried German War Cem. Fürstenau, Blk A, Row 3, Gr 74 (M.deWolf).
1136 Liese, HeinzUffzKurierstaffel AOK LapplandFi 156C-3 Werk # 5538 (40% damaged)Transport/Liason Operational ClaspLanding accident on 11 May, 1942 at Rovaniemi due to engine failure on an operational flight. Liese was not injured in the accident. Source: SIG Norway.
1137 Limmertz, HeinzOfw4/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142177 "3Z + FM" (lost 8/14/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 14 August, 1942 due to a flak hit while attempting an attack on HMS Kenya of Force "X" during Operation Pedestal (Ju 88 Loss List).
1138 Linke, Heinz FritzGefr12/12/1923Nieder - Schreiberhau5/JG-27Bf 109G-6/AS Werk # 165499 "Black 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA (date unk) at Schwallenbach, near Krems/Donau. Source: Kurt Rieder.
1139 Liper, Bernard 'Benno'Ofw7/17/19171 4/JG-1 (8/43 Rheine, 11/43), 6/JG-1, 4/JG-1 (12/43 Rheine) Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5565 "White 4" (lost 8/17/43), Fw 190A-5 Werk # 410007 (lost 12/1/43), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2334 "Black 12" (75% dam 1/24/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 24 January, 1944. His A-4 Wk# 2334 overturned on landing near the Venlo Holland airfield (DeSwart & Geensen). Buried Ysselsteyn Block L/11/259. WIA 17 August, 1943 during aerial combat; his Fw 190 Wk# 5565 crashed at Heugem Holland, south of Maastricht (DeSwart). Bailed safely from his A-5 on 1 December, 1943 after aerial combat at Arnsberg. One known victory, a P-38 on 13 November, 1943, no location. Heinz Fuchs wingman in early 1944. Added: Per SGLO, he crashed near the Venlo airfield, sd by a P-47 just after takeoff. Alternate spelling: Lipper.
Ysselstein, Holland
1140 Lippert, JoachimOfhr12/25/1919Sensburg Ostpreussen1/Flieger Erg.Gr (zur See) CopenhagenBV 138C-1 Werk # 0031 "CB + UK" (lost at sea)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 16 December, 1941 off the coast of Sweden near Lundakrabukten. The cause mentioned was "probably pilot error". Although he was not positively identified as the pilot by the author, I have made that selection. Remaining crew (All KIC): Uffz Heinz Meschede (born 5/25/1919 Gierath), Uffz Otto Weber (born 5/3/1919 Grieben/Ostpreussen), Uffz Heinrich Beinkämpen (born 10/17/1918 Rüstringen) and Uffz Wilhelm Marcus Flt Engr (born 10/26/1918 Duisburg). All but Marcus were buried in Denmark. Marcus is buried at Helsingborg. Source: B.Widfeldt
1141 List, PaulFwBFS-1Ju 52/3m Werk # 6528 "G6 + KL ?? (lost 2/13/41)KIC 13 February, 1941 when his Ju 52 accidentally crashed into the Tezio Mountain, east of Perugia. They were carrying small containers of Lead Tetraethyle additive for aviation fuel. Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Heinz Manthei (KIC); Mech Fw Rithmeier (WIC); Student Fhr Otmar Hain (KIC) and Student Uffz Otto Torge (WIC). Source: Kristoff Starczewski.
1142 Loch, HeinzFw7/7/1922BreslauStab/JG-3Fw 190A-9 Werk # 205246 "Red 22" (lost 12/2/44)Fighter Operational ClaspLoch was reported killed 2 December, 1944; aerial combat with P-47's of 56FG, crashing at Ludenscheid, no cause reported. Added: He is buried in the Lüdenscheid - Evangelischer Friedhof am Wehberg, Blk D, Row 2, Gr 15 (D.Drury).
1143 Lochmüller, HeinzOfw7/23/1915Dirschau6/KG-51 (7/41 S.U.), Einsatzstf/KG-101 (6/44 Mistel Unit)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4325 "9K + DC" (lost 7/1/41), Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3372 "9K + AP" (lost 7/7/41), Bf 109F-4/M1 Werk # 10130 "CD + LX" (lost 6/14/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)
EP (4/2/42),
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 14 June, 1944, over the invasion front, after crashing near Chateau-de-Gassard, Saint Hymer, France. He was delivering an attached Ju 88 to the target when he was intercepted by a Mosquito of RCAF No.410 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Walter Dinsdale, sd, killing the pilot. He is buried in the German War Cem. at St.Desir-de-Lisieux, France, Blk 3, Row 12, Gr 346. No crew information provided. MIA briefly with two other unnamed crew 7 July, 1941, cause unknown, location not reported, one unnamed crew returned. Crew returned after their 1 July, 1941 crash, cause & location unknown. DK-G Awards List & D.Drury.
1144 Loeffler, HeinzLtI/KG-50He 177A-1 Werk # 5161 "GI + BV" (lost 9/2/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA with unnamed crew 2 September, 1942; crshed at Melby Gaerd, north of Fredriksvaerk Denmark, cause not reported (Stankey & DeZeng).
1145 Loffler, HeinzUffz3/Kü.Fl.Gr-506He 115C-1 Werk # 2767 "DC + GR" (lost 8/1/40)Observer Operational ClaspMIA the night of 1/2 August, 1940 following an attack on SS Highlander over the North Sea in the vicinity of Scotland. Two He 115's were brought down by ships AA fire, the second ac piloted by Fw Siegfried Gast. Remaining crew (MIA): Lt.z.S. Hans Joachim Richter, Obs and Fw Hermann Hansen, R/O (D.Drury). Note: one of these two ac did crash into the SS Highlander, which continued to Aberdeen bearing the wreckage, but it is unclear which one.
1146 Löffler, Heinz EduardLt12/JG-5 (Vaerlose Norway)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 5496 "10" (lost 8/30/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 30 August, 1942 when, on a transfer flight from Vaerlose to Aalborg, he hit a windmill near Ulstrup and crashed. He was buried in Kobenhavn Cemetery. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1147 Löhr, Ernst HeinzOblt12/4/192137 6/JG-3 (6/41 S.U.), 1/JG-3, Stfkpt 2/JG-3 (2/44 Volkel) Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410049 "White 6" (11/26/43 lost), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410885 "White 9" (lost 2/22/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP (9/6/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(11/26/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 February, 1944 during aerial combat with a large bomber force over northern Germany. His G-6 crashed at Hollands Diep, 6 km NW of Willemstad Holland. Buried Krieger Friedhof in Bergen op Zoom. WIA 26 November, 1943; shot down by a Spitfire. His first known Soviet victory, a DB-3 at Wiodzinierzk-Lück on 23 June, 1941. A LaGG-3 on 5 October, 1942. His 8th, an unnamed Soviet AC on 26 January, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 13 February, 1943. A Boston on 25 February, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 9 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 25 March, 1943. His 12th, a P-39 on 15 April, 1943. His 13th & 14th, both Yak-1s on 20 April, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 2 June, 1943. A Boston on 5 June, 1943. An Il-7 on 10 June, 1943. Two Il-2s on 16 June, 1943. A Yak-1 on 4 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a Yak-1 on 5 July, 1943. Two Yak-1a and a LaGG-5 on 6 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 8 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 9 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 11 July, 1943. Two Il-7s and an Il-2 on 12 July, 1943. A Pe-2 on 22 July, 1943. An Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 24 July, 1943. One known western victory, his 27th, a P-51 W of Lille on 25 November, 1943. His 35th, a P-47 S of Gilze-Rijen on 31 January, 1944. His 36th, a P-47 N of Deelen on 10 February, 1944. Added: Buried Yssel BS-3-66 (SGLO).
1148 Löhr, Hugo or Heinz?Oblt10/26/1910 Stffüh inAufklar Gr.-122 (8/42 Norway), 1(F)/120, 1(F)/124, 5(F)/Erg.Gr. Ju 88D-1, Bf 109G-2
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
EP (11/30/42), Observer Operational Clasp
The signature on a letter to the Hasso Mündel Family looks like "Hügo". He was explaining the return of their sons wrist watch and service pistol subsequent to the death of Lt. Mündel.
1149 Löhr, JakobOblt1/Kü.Fl.Gr.-506 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 0738 "S4 + SH" (lost 5/26/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew off the Norfolk coast 26 May, 1941, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt z.S. Friedrich Pehl (or Pohl?), Obs; Uffz Heinz Biesterfeld, R/O and Ogefr Wilhelm Ninwegen (or Nimwegen), Flt Engr.. The body of Biesterfeld washed ashore, and he is buried at Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard in War Graves Plot 2, Row 1, Gr 6 (D.Drury).
1150 Lohsack, Heinz "Hans"Uffz1(H)/14 (Pz) (2/40)Hs 126Observer Operational Clasp No detail; known to serve in this unit (D.Drury).
1151 Lonicer, HeinzHptmStfkpt 9/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # Unk "A1 + DT" (lost 8/24/40)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 August, 1940; sd with wounds by a Hurricane of No.56 Sq, piloted by F/Lt Percy S.Weaver. His ac crashed into the sea off Brightlingsea, Essex. Remaining crew: Uffz L.Dorn, Obs (MIA); Uffz E.Pegatzki, R/O (POW/WIA); Uffz O.Schmidting (Schmitding or Schmieding), Flt Engr (MIA) and Gefr W.Göllnitz, Gnr (MIA) (D.Drury).
1152 Lorbeer, HeinzUffz311/JG-2Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 on 7 January, 1944. A 2nd, a P-47 on 29 January, 1944. A 3rd, a P-47 at Vitry-le-Francois on 27 April, 1944.
1153 Lorber, TheodorLt5/15/19225/LG-1 Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550461 "L1 + HN" (lost 6/17/44) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew, 17 June, 1944, after being engaged by a night fighter during a minelaying operation over Seine Bay. Remaining crew (MIA): Ogefr Lorenz Resier, Obs; Ogefr Heinz Franke, R/O and Gefr Hendrikus Seegers, Gnr (D.Drury).
1154 Lörbig, HeinzLtI/Sch.G-1 (S.U.)Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670234 (80% dam 10/12/43)Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
Injured in a takeoff accident on 12 October, 1943 south of the Witebsk airfield.
1155 Lorenz, FredOfhrII/NJG-101 Do 217J Werk # Unk (lost 9/3/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot & crew reported KIC 3 September, 1944, in the village of Heraltice, 10km W of Trebic, CZ.. Villagers reported that the ac was circling and firing flares, trying to find a place to make an emergency landing. With an engine on fire, the entire crew perished when they crashed. Remaining crew: Gefr Heinz Decker, R/O and Gefr Günter Degenhardt, Mech? (F.Braun). The pilot selection was mine as crew positions were not indicated.
1156 Lorenz, GerhardOblt19069/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-3 Werk # Unk "1H + KT" (lost 7/16/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 16 July, 1940 after his ac was attacked by Spitfires of No. 603 Sq., piloted by F/O In Ritchie, P/O James Morton and P/O Dudley Stewart-Clark. The ac crashed into the sea east of Frazerburgh. Lorenz and his Observer, Uffz Heinz Beer, managed to escape into their dinghy and were captured. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz H,Liedtke, R/O and Gefr K.Heinbach (or Heimbach), Flt Engr, were believed WIA in the attack and are believed killed, however no known graves (D.Drury).
1157 Lorey, Erich10/KG-76 (Toulouse)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 886630 "F1 + ??" (lost 5/21/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 21 May, 1943 when his ac collided with another Ju 88, Wk# 881484. The two ac crashed in southwestern France. Remaining crew: Kurt Friedrich (KIC), Heinz Schmidt (Inj) and Emil Meixner (Inj) (Gilles Collaveri). Crew positions unknown; I selected pilot Erich Lorey.
1158 Lork, HeinzFhjUffz110/JG-5 (9/44 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412439 "Black 11" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down 15 September, 1944 in his "Black 11" at Pummanki, pilot disposition unknown (Source: SIG Norway). His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 15 September, 1944. Note: The customary AC # for 10 Staffel was "White" not "Black".
1159 Lorra, ErnstOfwI/KG-27He 111H-5 Werk # 3635 "1G + LH" (lost 4/1/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 1 April, 1941; sd after attacking shipping off the Welsh coast. Hit first by ship AA fire and then finished by Hurricanes of No. 316 (Polish) Sq., piloted by F/O Gabszewicz & P/O Anders, and force landing at Bonmahon Strand, County Waterford, Ireland, where they were interned. Remaining crew (POW): Lt Heinz Grau, Obs; Sonderfüh Georg Fleischmann; Uffz Ernst Genzle and Uffz Otto Jaeger. Grau was repatriated via Sweden due to his injuries. Source: D. Drury.
1160 Losch, Uffz21/JG-11Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 (n.L.) at Friedrichshagen on 26 November, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 SE of Emmen on 6 March, 1944. This may be Heinz Losch.
1161 Losch, HeinzFwStab/JG-3Fw 190A-9 Werk# 205246 "Rouge 22"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 2 December, 1944; Aerial combat, location unknown. Mombeek MIA List.
1162 Loscher, HerbertOfw10/NJG-2Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620069 "4R + GU" (lost 12/31/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 31 December, 1944 during aerial combat over the Ardennes, near Muizen, SE of Malines. Buried Lommel, Block 52/183. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Günther Schmidt, Ogefr Heinz Schröder (geb 6/24/1922) and Fw Ludwig Denker. Source: A. Rosseels & Ju 88G database.
Lommel, Belgium
1163 Lotz, HeinzUffz3/StG-3 (Africa)Ju 87D-3 Trop Werk # 2662 "S7 + EL" (lost 9/6/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew near El Alamein, probably due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
1164 Lowreck, HeinzGefr2/JG-52 (Channel0Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3182 (lost 9/12/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 12 September, 1940 during a local flight near Calais, no cause reported.
1165 Lüchau, Karl HeinzLt12/19/1922Oldenburg19 5/JG-54, 6/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.), 12/JG-54 (10/43), 6/JG-11 (4/44), Stab II/JG-11 (6/44 France) Fw 190A-5 Werk# (15)5868 "Black 5", Bf 109G-6/AS Werk # 440623 "Yellow 20" (lost 6/7/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 June, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 in the Caen area. His first known Soviet victory, a Yak-4 on 28 August, 1943. A Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 31 August, 1943. A Yak-9 on 15 September, 1943. A Yak-7 N of Djmar on 5 October, 1943. A P-40 and a LaGG-5 NW of Oste on 7 October, 1943. Shot down with wounds 7 October, 1943 east of Demitowo. Carried as MIA, but returned on 8 October, 1943, believed rescued by a Ju 87 crew. A LaGG-3 SE of Rschischtschew on 21 October, 1943. An La-5 on 3 November, 1943. An Il-2 W of Kiev on 5 November, 1943. A Pe-2 on 5 April, 1944. One known western victory, his 17th, a P-51 on 29 April, 1944, no location. His 18th, a P-38 on 8 May, 1944, no location. His 19th, and final victory, a P-47 at Caen on 7 June, 1944. Alternate spelling: Luchau.
1166 Lück, ErnstUffz6/27/1915Hannover3/KGzbV-104Ju 52/3mTransport Operational ClaspKIA 14 April, 1940. One of three Ju 52s making emergency landings in Sweden on 14 April, 1940 due to navigational errors and running low on fuel. This one, however, was shot down by 40mm Bofors as it came in low over a Swedish military unit, not realizing the demise of the AC crew. This occurred during exercise Weserübung. The crew were killed in the crash at Uddevalla Sweden. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Priehäusser (born 8 August, 1917 in Oldenburg) and Uffz Reinhold Buchorn (born 22 May, 1902 in Berlin). All three were buried at Bäve Sweden on 23 April, 1940. The wreckage was returned to Germany. Source: B.Widfeldt
1167 Lück, Heinz-GüntherOblt52/JG-1 (7/43), 10/JG-1, 1/JG-1 (1/44)Fw 190 A-4 "White 9" & A-5 (7/43), Fw 190A-6 in 44, Fw 190A-8 Wk# 170050 "White 14" (dam 4/9/44)EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (4/9/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 (HSS) N of Emden in an Fw 190A-4 or 5 "White 9" on 26 July, 1943. A 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) on 30 July, 1943. A 3rd, a B-17 (e.V.) on 19 August, 1943. According to OKL, his 3rd was a B-17 W of Friesoythe on 8 October, 1943, so one of these earlier must be "unconfirmed". His 4th, per OKL, a B-17 10 km NW of Lemmer on 26 November, 1943. A 5th, a B-17 (HSS) on 5 January, 1944. WIA 9 April, 1944 during intense aerial combat in "White 14" with American bombers in poor weather. He crashed on the Danish island of Aero due to engine damage from bomber return fire.
1168 Luckhardt, Heinz Hans JoachimLt8/30/1920Wiesbaden8/JG-26 (8/41), Stab/JG-26 (12/41)Bf 109F-4 (lost), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 0125217 (lost 4/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 April, 1942 in aerial combat in his A-2 with a Spitfire over Calais/Wizernes. Buried Bourdon Fr., 32/11/422 (A. Rosseels). WIA 7 August, 1941 in aerial combat by an unknown attacker SE of Guines. These, Hans J and Heinz, may be two individuals. Les Butler is showing them as two different on his JG-26 Pilot List.
1169 Lüdecke, Karl HeinzHptmStfkpt in IV/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3625 "??" (lost 5/15/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIFA 15 May, 1942 when he collided with Ju 88A-5 Wk# 6253, piloted by Oblt Karl Hans Huttinger (injured), near Ssineserka, one other unnamed crew injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
1170 Lüdemann, Heinz "Stoppel"Lt9/12/19204 9/JG-77 (1/42), 8/JG-77 (3/42 S.U., 11/42 Africa), 9/JG-77 (3/43 Tunisia) Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10472 "Black 3" (25% dam 9/25/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10639 "Black 6" (lost 11/4/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10819 "Black 1" (lost 3/10/43)
EK 1 & 2
, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 March, 1943 during aerial combat with a P-40 north of Ksar Rhilane, (aka Ghilane), Tunisia. While in Russia, he made an emergency landing at Mga on 25 September, 1942 after sustainging engine damage during combat; he was not injured. WIA 4 November, 1942 during aerial combat, and the report states that he made a successful force landing at Bir-el-Arca Libya and the damaged ac was captured and restored in the UK in 1991! Victory count may be 5. His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 15 March, 1942. A 2nd & 3rd, both I-61s on 11 May, 1942. A 4th, an "unidentified Soviet AC" on 7 June, 1942. Added: Lt Lüdemann buried in the War Cem., Bordj-Cedria Tunisia, Hof DOU, Ossario 5, Tafel 5 (D.Drury).
1171 Lüders, GüntherOblt11/9/19201(H)/21, 1/NAGr 9 (8/43)Fw 189A-2 Werk # 125294 "P2 + DH" (lost 8/19/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EP (2/22/43), EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 19 August, 1943 over Taman Peninsula, Map Quadrant Pl.Qi. 5177; sd by AA fire. His Observer, Hptm Heinz Holzmann, also perished, along with his remaining unnamed crewmember. Obs Loss List & DK-G Awards List. Added: Oblt Luders, Fw Has & Fw Eickel pictured on their return to Kertsch, Krim in 1943 after NAGr-9's 2000th mission (Falkeeins blogspot).
1172 Lüdicke, Karl HeinzHptm4/2/1913Berlin-WilmersdorfStfkpt 6/KG-1 (5/41), Kdr II/KG-1 (12/41), Stfkpt 11/KG-1 (5/42)Ju 88A-5 Werk # Unk (dam 8/31/41), Ju 88A-5 Werk # Unk (lost 5/15/42)DK-G (12/1/41), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspInjured in a mid-air collision 15 May, 1942, in the Ssineserka vicinity; died in a field hospital in Bryansk. Injured 31 August, 1941; crashed at the Saborowka airfield, no furthr detail (DK-G Awards List & Locs)..
1173 Lüdtke, HeinzUffz78/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19307 "Black 2 + I (lost 7/5/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA (POW?) 5 July, 1943 after suffering engine damage at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 613. His 1st known victory, a Soviet Boston III at Kalitwenskaya on 17 January, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 SE of Taranovka on 5 March, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 10 March, 1943. A 4th & 5th, both Bostons W of Krassnye-Liman on 7 May, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-5 W of Nishnaja-Duwenka on 14 June, 1943. His 7th and last, an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943, the date of his capture by the Soviets.
1174 Ludwig, HeinzUffz15/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360095 "F8 + BZ" (lost 9/7/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 7 September, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported, two other unnamed crew MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1175 Ludwig, Karl HeinzUffz10/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 460623 "White 13 + I" (lost 9/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 September, 1944 during aerial combat near Metelen/Rheine; bailed but his chute failed to open.
1176 Luginger, HeinzUffz4(F)/123 (Bernay 5/44)Bf 109G-5 Werk # 27108Observer Operational Clasp Data found on TOCH Forum/S.Youngs
1177 Lülwes, Heinrich HeinzOfw65/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.), Stabstaffel/JG-51 (3/43)Bf 109F & G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his first known Soviet, a DB-3 on 30 June, 1941. A 2nd, a SB-3 on 29 July, 1941. A 3rd, a DB-3 on 5 October, 1941. A 4th, an Il-2 on 15 March, 1943. Magnus Report. Alternate spelling: Lülwas.
1178 Lunz, LeonhardUffzIV(StG)/LG-1Ju 87R-4 Werk # 6337 (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 24 December, 1941; crashing at the Rovaniemi Norway airfield during a non-operational flight, cause unknown. His R/O, Uffz Heinz Fleischer, was also killed. Source: SIG Norway.
1179 Lüpertz, HeinzFw29/JG-53 (6/43 Sciacca Italy; 8/44 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6/R6 "Yellow 6 + I" (6/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15490 "Yellow 12 + I" (40% dam 6/6/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165632 "Yellow 5 + I" (50% dam 8/5/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 5 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51, crashing east of the Achmer airfield. His 1st victory, in Sicily, a Boston on 6 June, 1943. WIA 6 June, 1943 (after this victory); hit by Italian flak, made an emergency landing at Pantelleria (Bf 109 Loss List). His 2nd, a B-17 in the Pförzheim area on 3 August, 1944.
1180 Lusser, OttoFw1/ZG-1 (France) Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360404 "2N + ??" (lost 11/23/43) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIFA with unnamed crew 23 November, 1943; collided with another C-6, Wk# 750707, piloted by Ofw Erich Bindzus (KIC w/crew), near lorient (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (deceased bur Pornichet, Blk 9, Row 36): Ogefr Klaus Müller (dispo unk); Ogefr Heinz Barth (geb 12/8/1922 Fleissen, Gr 1174) and Uffz Werner Geissler (geb 12/22/1922 Görlitz, Gr 1173). No grave reported for pilot Fw Lusser (absa3945).
1181 Lütz, HeinzOfw6/JG-53 (France)Bf 109G-6/U4 Werk # 441734 "Yellow 22 + -" (lost 6/20/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKilled on 20 June, 1944 in a collision with Bf 109G-6 Wk# 412741 (pilot not named) west of Soucelles.
1182 Lutze, Karl HeinzObltStab II/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # (88)0293 "3Z + DC" (lost 9/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 September, 1940; shot down by flak and enemy fighters during a sortie to London, crashed at Vexour Farm, Penshurst, near Tonbridge. Remaining crew: Fw Hermann Adler (KIA), Fw Alexander (POW/DOW 3/21/42) and Uffz E. Brodbeck (POW) (Ju 88 Loss List & Jager Blatt 1/2005).
1183 Lyke, HeinzOfw7/SG-1Fw 190F-8 Werk # 581802 "White 5" (40% dam 2/11/45)Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 11 February, 1945 while making a force landing at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu.85787.
1184 Maas, Karl HeinzOgefr7/JG-2Bf 109G-14 Werk# 780330 "White 9"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 23 December, 1944; Combat with a P-47, Loch (area of Bastogne), 5 km southwest of Rheinbach. Mombeek MIA List.
1185 Maass, Karl HeinzOgefr1/15/19217/JG-2Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780330 "White 9" (lost 12/23/1944)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 December, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 at Loch, 5km SW of Rheinbach, buried in Rheinbach.
1186 Machetzki, ErichHptm1/18/1913BerlinStfkpt 5/KG-2 (Channel)Do 17Z Werk # Unk (lost 7/12/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 12 July, 1940 with Oblt Heinz Röwe and two other unnamed crew during an attack on Convoy Booty off Orfordness, Suffolk. Shot down by a Hurricane of No.17 Sq., piloted by F/O Count Manfred Beckett Czernin, and shared with W/Cdr Francis V.Beamish of No.151 Sq.. The remaining crew: Uffz Herman Rohr and Uffz Erich Latzke, also MIA. Alternate spelling: Metchetzki (D.Drury).
1187 Macke, Heinrich HeinzOfw3/11/1915Felde11/NJG-1, I/NJG-4, 9/NJG-4Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 24/25 February, 1944, crashing at Juvincourt airfield on return from a night sortie, cause not given (Boiten). Buried Fort-de-Malmaison, Block 5/21/960 (Rosseels). One known victory, a Halifax near Maasluis on 31 August, 1943. Boiten 6 victories.
1188 Mäckle, HansUffz17/NJG-2Ju 88G-1 Werk # 712273 "4R + UR" (lost 7/13/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 13 July, 1944 when he was forced to make an emergency landing near Woodbridge (UK), on an emergency landing strip, due to lack of fuel, at 0425AM, after a night mission. Another source says he landed due to a navigtional error. From his intact, newly-equipped radar, Allied authorities were able to gather important intelligence data. None of the crew were injured. The other crew were: Ogefr Heinz Olze and Ogefr Hans Mockle. One known victory, a "4 mot" at Volkel on 22 June, 1944. Alternate spelling: Mackle.
1189 Maetzel, HeinzMaj7/2/1915Zittau1 (F)/123 (Recon Unit bef 4/44), Stfkpt 4(F)/4 (4/44), Kdr Aufkl.Gr.(F)/122 (4/45-5/45)Do 17P & F, Ju 88A & D, Me 410A & C RK(4/5/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Other crew: Fw. Gössmann and Gefr. Hippe. Deceased 8 January, 1977 Dortmund (P. Bastin). Alternate spelling: Maetzek (P. Bastin).
1190 Magath, RobertHptm2/NSGr-1 (Reich Def)Ju 87D-5 Werk # 141983 (dam 2/24/45)Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
Both Magath and his R/O, Fw Heinz Kolbe were injured 24 February, 1945 when they crashed due to a servicing fault, location not reported. Ju 87 Loss List
1191 Mager, AloisFw7/9/1914NeresheimIII/KG-40He 111H-2 Werk # 5578 "V4 + LH" (lost 4/24/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew the night of 24/25 April, 1941; sd during a Portsmouth raid by a Beaufighter of No. 604 Sq., piloted by F/O Edward D.Crew (later became Air Vice-Marshal), crashed into the Channel (Stankey & DeZeng). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Oblt Kurt Martny, Obs; Uffz Heinz Ullmann, R/O and Gefr heinz Rehr, Flt Engr. Fw Mager is confirmed "missing at sea' and remembered on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial (D.Drury).
1192 Mähling, HeinzFw13(Z)/JG-5Bf 110F-2Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 9 October, 1943; enemy bombing attack on Anklam Norway airfield. Source: SIG Norway.
1193 Mahlke, HelmutObstlt8/27/1913Berlin Lankwitz 1/Bo.Fl.Gr.-196, 2(Stuka)/TrGr-186T, Kdr III/StG-1 (8/40 Angers, 6/41 Russia), Staff Luftflotte 3 Ju 87B-2 Werk # 5926 "J9 + AH" (lost 6/24/41, on fire, Minsk) in III/StG-1, Ju 87R-2 Werk # 6172 "J9 + CH" (lost 7/1/41; landed onfire at Borisow) & Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5772 "J9 + DK" (lost 7/8/41; parachuted after combat with Soviet ftr near Owsicht) in III/StG-1 RK(7/16/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/31/44), EP(6/13/41),

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(7/8/41)
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. France. Operation Barbarossa pilot. In 159 missions, he succeeded in destroying two destroyers, one submarine and 29 supply ships, while damaging a cruiser and other shipping. Shot down three times in Russia in two and a half weeks. His R/O, Fw Karl Heinz Wüstner. The third time he bailed out, he received serious injuries, and held various staff positions. Authored "Memoirs of a Stuka Pilot". Retired Bundeswehr General living in Heikendorf in 1998. Deceased 26 December, 1998 Heikendorf/Kiel (P. Bastin).

1194 Mahlow, HeinzOgefr1/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 413788 "White 8" (60% dam 9/12/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 September, 1944 during aerial combat near Wildsachsen (Bf 109 Loss List).
1195 Mahr, JohannOfw2(F)/131BV 138C-1 Werk # 0311042 (lost)EP(11/1/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 27 December, 1943; shot down by fighters of RAF No.144 Squadron at Map Quadrant 05 East/5933. Remaining crew (all KIA): Lt Heinz Weber, Observer; Uffz Paul Lederer, R/O; Fw Heinrich Riesmeier, Mech and Uffz Alex Keller, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
1196 Mahrenholtz, SiegfriedHptmKdr III/KG-30 (40)Ju 88A-1 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 9 April, 1940 after suffering flak damage while attacking enemy shipping off the coast of Norway, crashing into the sea off Skagerak. His body washed ashore near Thyboron on 27 July, 1940, and he was buried in the Lindholm Cemetery. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Heinz Ullrich; his body washed ashore near Thyboron on 31 May, 1940, and he was buried in the Lindholm Cemetery on 1 June, 1940. Lt Ulrich Zahn was found near Boubjerg on 18 June, 1940, and he was buried in the Lindholm Cemetery. Uffz Siegfried Constabel was buried 6 July, 1940 in the Lemvig Cemetery. All were later buried at the Cemetery in Grove Denmark. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1197 Maier,Ofw12/NJG-5Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" SW of Nürnberg on 31 March, 1944. This could be Heinz Maier, formerly in NJG-1 in 1941.
1198 Maier,Ogefr3/NJG-6 (Sachsenheim)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 480109 "2Z +FL" (lost 10/20/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspPilot reported uninjured when his 110 crashed at Weissach 20 October, 1944 due to engine damage. Both he and his R/O, Ogefr Karl Heinz Ewert, bailed safely, Ewert with injuries.
1199 Maier, AntonFw7/KG-53He 111H-3 Werk # 3338 "A1 + CR" (lost 9/5/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 5 September, 1940 after his ac was sd by AA fire & fighters. The ac crashed into the sea off Nore, a sndbank near the mouth of the Thames Estuary. Remaining crew: Fw Erwin Agner, Obs (MIA); Uffz Heinz Lenger R/O (WIA); Uffz Rudolf Armbruster, Flt Engr (MIA) and Gefr A.Nowotny, Gnr (MIA). Pilot Maier and Lenger were rescued by the Royal Navy (D.Drury).
1200 Majer, HeinzOfw2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140016 "M2 + HK" (lost 7/3/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 3 July, 1942; crashed into a farm building at Limes Farm, Baumber, Lincolnshire after aerial combat with Spitfires of No. 303 Sq. (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz K. Schachtschneider, Uffz T. Frank & Ogefr H. Wyborny and alternate spelling: Maier (J. Schadskaje).

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