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1401 Nugent, CarlosFhjOfw2/9/1921Berlin62I/NJG-2Bf 110 Radio Operator RK(4/17/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
As Heinz Rökkers RO, he had flown in N. Africa, Italy, against England and in the Home Defense. Was one of the most successful Night Fighter Radio Operators. 147 missions. 61 Night and 1 Day victory participations. Deceased 11 May, 2000. Photo
1402 Obenback, KurtObltII/KG-77Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6027 "3Z + EC" (lost 5/5/41)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW with unnamed crew 5 May, 1941; they suffered engine failure and ran out of fuel and made a force landing on he beach at Waxham, Norfolk. One of the crew is killed in the crash. Alternate spelling: Obenbach & Obenhack. Added: The ac hit a sand dune. Remaining crew: Gefr Karl heinz Rose, Obs; Uffz Josef Simon, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Wolfgang Winkler von Mohrendorf, Gnr.. The surviving crew were all injured and captured, Uffz Simon buried in the Norwich Cem., Norfolk, Sec 54, Gr 235 (D.Drury).
1403 Oberheide, HeinzFw64/NJG-3 (8/43), 6/NJG-2 (8/44), 7/NJG-3 (2/45)Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621445 "D5 + DR" (lost 2/8/45)EP

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA with one other unnamed crew 8 February, 1945 during a night operation flight, crashing at Agathenburg , near Stade, due to a fuel shortage (Boiten & Ju 88 Loss List). One known victory, a Halifax 12 km W of Peenemünde on 17 August, 1943. A 2nd, a "4 mot Flzg." 20 km NNE of Berlin on 24 August, 1943. A 3rd, a "4 mot" 15 km E of Kassel on 22 October, 1943. A 4th, same day, a Lancaster 10 km NE of Kassel. A 5th, an "unidentified" AC 35 km E of Berlin on 2 December, 1943. A 6th, a "4 mot" on 11 August, 1944, no location given.
1404 Obermeier, HermannOblt9/KG-2 (5/42 Schiphol) Do 217E-4 Werk # 3567 (or 5367) "U5 + CT" (lost 5/9/42) EP
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
His Do 217 crashed into the North Sea by Ijmuiden Holland on 9 May, 1942 after an operation over Norwich, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Remaining crew: Fw Adolf Feeser, Obs (KIA, buried Ysselsteyn, Blk BQ, Row 6, Gr 147); Uffz Paul Rieger, R/O and Uffz Heinz Epskam, Flt Engr..Two of the crew reported KIA; the other two most likely MIA, including the pilot. Only one grave known (D.Drury). Added: SGLO states Obermaier (with an "a"), Rieger and Epskam declared MIA. Alternate spelling: Obermaier.
Ysselstein, Holland
1405 Oberste-Sirrenberg, HeinzOfw3/SG-77Ju 87D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/16/44)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1406 Oberweg, Heinz Dr.ObltStfkpt 2/KG(J)-54 (8/44 to 3/45)Me 262A/1aFighter Operational
1407 Obst, HeinzUffz63/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk# 14244 "Yellow 1 + -" (lost 1/3/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 January, 1943; enemy fire while on a Ferry flight, Pitomnik-Tazinskaja, near Pitomnik. Mombeek MIA List. His 4th victory, an unnamed Soviet AC on 1 December, 1942. A 5th, an Il-2 at Stalingrad on 27 December, 1942. A 6th, an Il-2 at Stalingrad on 28 December, 1942.
1408 Oehler, HeinzFw3/23/19186/LG-1Ju 88A-1 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 30 May, 1940; his Ju 88 crashing near Oudenburg, buried Lommel, Block 40/234.
Lommel, Belgium
1409 Oehm, HelmutUffz9/6/1919BFS-6 (6/41), FFS-11 (7/41 Zeltweg), 11/KG-51 (5/42 Saporoshje, S.U.), 7/KG-51 (6/42 Charkov-West)Ju 88A Werk # 144120 "9K + AD" (8/25/42), Ju 88A Werk # Unk (lost 9/17/42)EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Silver
MIA with unnamed crew, 17 September, 1942; failed to return from a mission in the Stalingrad area, no further detail. He flew as R/O for pilot Oblt Hans Richter of Stab/KG-51 (8/25/42). Added: He is believed to have been flying with the same crew, becoming Russian POW's (perhaps) after suffering engine damage and making an emergency landing in map quadrant Pl.Qu.3082, near Stalingrad. Remaining crew (MIA): Oblt Richter, Pilot; Fw Heinz Paschen, Obs and Ogefr Alfons Albers, Gnr. Source: Soldbuch via Sergey.
1410 Olbrecht, HeinzLt32/ZG-1, 14/KG-40 (10/42), 15/KG-40 (6/43)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Whitley V on 15 October, 1942. A 2nd, a Hudson of RAF No. 117 Sq. on 3 June, 1943.
1411 Oloff, HeinzOblt5/6/1918103/NJG-1 (2/42), 2/NJG-1 (5/43, 6/43 Gilze-Rijen), 3/NJG-1, 1/NJG-1 (1/45)Bf 110D (lost 2/42), Bf 110 Werk # Unk G9 + FK" (15% dam 6/29/43), He 219A-2 Werk # 290194 "G9 + KL" (lost)DK-G, EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 1 January, 1945 during aerial combat with a British Night Fighter over Schleiden. Although injured, both Oloff and the R/O, Fw Fischer, were able to bail safely. Oloff, an Uffz at the time, and crew, were slightly injured when he made a bad landing at the Rom De. airfield on 24 February, 1942. He overshot the runway and hit a flak tower, killing two flak troops. Remaining crew: Ogefr Schäfer, R/O and Uffz Schubert, Mech (Source: Air War over Denmark). Added: He was uninjured in a minor accident at Gilze-Rijen 29 June, 1943, cause not reported (SGLO). One known victory, a Wellington on 3 September, 1942. A 2nd, a Halifax 10 km northwest of Arnhem on 28 May, 1943. Another Wellington on 30 May, 1943. A Lancaster 5 km north of Gouda on 12 June, 1943. Another Lancaster on 29 June, 1943. A "4 mot" 9 km N of Halle on 20 February, 1944. Magnus Report, 9 victories. Boiten, 9 or 10 victories. Deceased 4 October, 1999. Jager Blatt Obit.

Courtesy Theo Boiten

1412 Oppl, HansLt3/31/1912110/NJG-2 Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620448 "4R+NU" (lost 12/27/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 27 December, 1944 on a Night mission near Grandrieu, Belgium, north of Marche, while strafing a U.S. motor column. He crashed into high conifers pulling out of the run. Remaining crew (dispositions not given): Uffz Walter Klemm, Fw Franz Glaser and Fw Heinz Ende. Oppl buried Lommel, Block 58/83 (Rosseels). Added: The entire crew were killed an buried at Lommel, Blk 58: Lt Oppl, Gr 53; Uffz Klemm, Gr 94; Fw Glaser, Gr 93 and Fw Ende, Gr 84. All shown died 26 December,1944 (D.Drury).
Lommel, Belgium
1413 Oprotkowitz, HeinzOblt1/6/192211/SG-2, 2/SG-2 (9/44 S.U.) Fw 190F-8 Werk # 580442 (40% dam 12/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
EP (1/17/44), Assault Operational Clasp
WIC 2 December, 1945 during takeoff due to poor ground conditions. His first known victory, a Soviet fighter of IAR-38, on 17 September, 1944.
1414 Ordelheide, HeinzUffz7/SG-1Ju 87D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/24/44)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1415 Orlowski, HeinzOfw9/23/1923East Prussia?3 Stab/JG-5 (7/44 Finland), 9/JG-5 (11/44 Herdla Norway) Bf 109, Fw 190A-8 Werk # Unk "White 3", Fw 190A-8 Werk # Unk "White 11" (1/45), Fw 190F-8 Werk # 931862 "White 1" (lost aerial combat 2/9/45)
EK 1 & 2
Glider Badge(3/43)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
Drafted in November, 1941, volunteered for the Luftwaffe one month later. Glider certificate after 83 flights. Pilot training in East Prussia. Made one emergency landing in a Bf 109 due to mechanical failure. Pilot certificate in July, 1943. One known victory was a Beaufighter over Norway. August 1943 stationed in France. 2 September, 1944, 1st Fw 190 mission. By 1 November, 1944, now in Norway, 20 missions. On 12 November, 1944, scrambled to protect the Tirpitz, but too late. She was sunk by British Lancasters. His 1st victory was a Lancaster in 12 January, 1945 in "White 11". He was shot down on 9 February, 1945 ("Black Friday") protecting German Naval vessels being attacked by Brit. Beaufighters escorted by P-51s flown by Finnish pilots. He downed two of the escorts, his 2nd & 3rd victories, but was hit and set afire by the other. He bailed with a partially opened chute, and was saved by landing in soft snow. Upon landing, his flare pistol discharged, wounding his foot. Captured and hospitalized by Norwegians. "White 1 (wreck found in Norway in 1983, and being restored in Harlingen, TX.) & Heinz reunite in 1995 on a Discovery Wings episode. He is a member of the German Fighter Pilot Assoc., residing in Berlin in 2005. Added: The now owned, and fully restored Collings Foundation F-8, will be moved to the American Heritage Museum in Stow MA. for display, sometime in 2023
1416 Orlowski, HelmutMaj8/7/1914 1(F)/120, Kdr Aufkl.Gr.(F)/122 (3/43-11/43 Italy) Ju 88A, Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1067 "A6 + HH" in 1(F)/120 in Norway, Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430593 "4U + UH" (lost 11/8/43 & on loan from 1(F)/123) RK(9/19/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
EP (12/15/41), Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 8 November, 1943 after being shot down by a P-40 piloted by 1st Lt Clarence Musgrave of 65FS, 57FG one mile off Pescara, Italy. Remaining crew (KIA): Hptm Karl Heinz Hilbig, Observer and Ofw Albert Kelbsch, R/O. His Observer in 1(F)/120 was RK Holder Oblt Fritz Heidenreich (Ju 88 Loss List).
1417 Oschmann, ErnstOfw2(F)/122 (Perugia, It.)Me 410A-1 Werk # 100114 "F6 + OK" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 21 October, 1943; failed to return from a mission, no further deatil. R/O Uffz Heinz Pawlik also MIA. Wiki Luft data.
1418 Ossenkop, Karl HeinzLt22/JG-26 (joins 8/44)Fw 190D-9 Werk # Unk (dam 1/1/45), Fw 190D-9 Werk # Unk (lost 4/17/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 17 April, 1945 during aerial combat in "a Lame Goat" D-9 with a Spitfire near Ratzenburg. He bailed safely with injuries to his shoulder, chest, knee and foot. He was released from the hospital on 30 April, 1945, but not released for further combat duty. His two victories; a Spitfire of RAF No. 331 or 332 Sq. at Ibbenbüren on 14 January, 1945, and a Tempest of RAF No. 33 Sq. 15 km N of Uelsen on 12 April, 1945. Bodenplatte pilot. In the smoke during the attack, his D-9 "Black 8" was struck on the underside by the prop of another attacker, as well as his rudder being nearly shot off. He used trim to make a safe landing at Twente. Survived the war.
1419 Osswald, GerhardObltStffüh Stab/KG-2Do 17ZBomber Operational ClaspPOW 13 August, 1940 after being shot down by British fighters during an attack on the Eastchurch Airdrome. He was flying as Observer on this mission. See Pilot Oblt Heinz Schlegel for further detail.
1420 Osswald, HeinzOfw3/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14226 "Black 10" (lost 12/19/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 19 December, 1942 by flak at Twerdochlebowa.
1421 Ostadal, FriedrichObltKdr I/KG-30 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 3676 "4D + CB" (lost 5/10/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 10 May, 1942; failed to return from a mission at Ura-Guba. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ofw Gerhard Kohla, Observer; Uffz Friedrich Raber, R/O and Uffz Karl Heinz Bassen, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1422 Osterkamp, HeinzOfw 3/Ku.Fl.Gr. 906 (6/40), 2/Ku.Fl.Gr. 106, 9/KG-6 Bv 138C, Ju 88A-4, He 115B-1 Werk # 2732 "8L + FL" (lost 6/13/40)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(6/13/40)
Observer/Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp.
DK-G Awards List. His he 115 was reported crash landed 13 June, 1940 at IJsselmeer, cause and pilot and crew disposition not reported (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: The crash occurred 2.5km W of Pampus Is., E of Amsterdam. Fw Osterkamp was injured, his Observer, Lt.z.See O.Pflegel was KIC, bur ied Norderney, C-57. His R/O, Uffz P.Barabas, was not injured (SGLO).
1423 Ostmann, KlausOblt9/26/1912Shoppenstedt / Wolfenbüttel8/StG-1Ju 87B-1 "J9 + GK" (dam 8/8/40) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 8 August, 1940 when his ac was damaged due to an attack by Hurricanes of No.145 Sq. south of the Isle if Wight, as he was returning from a mission attacking shipping. He returned to base and was hospitalized. His R/O-Gnr, an Ogefr Wüstner, was not injured. This gunner may be Karl Heinz Wüstner, who flew occassionally with Group Kdr Mahlke (D.Drury).
1424 Ostrowski, HeinzFhjFwAufkl.Gr. unitJu 188E, Me 410A
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1425 Ott, GeorgUffz9/KG-26 (Westerland)He 111H-3 Werk # Unk (lost 4/9/40)Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 9 April, 1940; sd by Norwegian ground fire over the fjord Oslo, the ac crashed at the Ouff Farm in Vassas, Hof Vestfold. Remaining crew: Fw Heinrich Dietz (WIA) and Fw Heinz Thiemann (MIA). A fourth crew, unknown (Flyvrak Norway & KG-26 Loss List).
1426 Ott, HeinzFw8(Pz)/Sch.G-2, 13(Pz)/SG-9Hs 129B-2
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1427 Otten, Karl HeinzFw96/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20594 "Yellow 4 + -" (lost 1/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 10 January, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-1 on 8 August, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG-5 on 10 August, 1943. Nos. 4 & 5, a Yak-1 and a Pe-2 on 17 August, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-3 on 4 November, 1943. A 7th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 12 November, 1943. An 8th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 14 November, 1943. A 9th, a P-39 S of Eltigen on 5 December, 1943.
1428 Otto, ErichUffz2/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-5 Werk # 3753 "1H + LK" (lost 5/1/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 May, 1941; failed to return from a mission; last known position Qu. 3861. Remaining crew: Gefr Rolf Brauch, Observer (MIA); Uffz Heinz Glashoff, R/O (MIA) and Gefr Hermann Kuntz, Mech (KIA). Source: Sig Norway & D.Drury. Added: Crash location; the North Sea, off the coast of Norway (KG-26 Loss List).
1429 Otto, FritzUffz9/16/1920Ahlbeck Usedom4/NJG-5Bf 110G-4 Werk # 730223 "C9 + MM" (lost 7/29/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 July, 1944 when his AC crashed at Wildbad, near Kalb, during an operational flight, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ogefr Johann Schindler, R/O (KIA) and Gefr Heinz Bube, Gunner (WIA/Bailed).
1430 Otto, HansLt1(Erg)/JG-26Bf 109E-7 Werk # 1442 "Black 13" (lost 11/15/40) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
WIFA 15 November, 1940 while on patrol off Dunkirk, when he collided with another 109, piloted by Fhr Heinz Richter. Both bailed, but Richter drowned, while Otto was rescued. Otto's 109 crashed at Grand-Fort-Philippe, France, about 12 miles west of Dunkirk, (D.Drury).
1431 Päckel, HeinzObltI/LG-1 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 2095 "L1 + ??" (lost 10/17/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 17 October, 1940 while attempting an emergency landing at Le Harve due to a fuel shortage, no mention of crew disposition (Ju 88 Loss List).
1432 Paech, HeinzLtIV/LG-1Ju 88A-4 (Trop) Werk # 885631 "L1 + AF" (lost 11/21/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 21 November, 1942 in Derna, Cyrenaika, after being attacked by Saaf and RAF fighters . Remaining crew: Major Erwin Schulz(KIA), Observer & Kdr IV/LG-1; Ofw Eberhard(MIA), R/O and Ofw Huchaltz(MIA), R/O-Gunner. Jager Blatt 6/2004.
1433 Pahl, Karl HeinzFhr9/KG-51 (Channel)JU 88A-1 Werk # 7054 "9K + AT" (80% dam 11/18/40), Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0296 "9K + FT" (lost 12/20/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew while taking off at Bretigny 20 December, 1940. Crashed his Wk# 7054 on landing at Bretigny 18 November, 1940, cause not reported, crew OK (Ju 88 Loss List).
1434 Pähler, HeinzFw52/NJG-1 (8/41), 2/NJG-5, 8/NJG-1 (8/44)Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22/23 October, 1943 during aerial combat at Dahlheim, near Kssel (Boiten). Two known victories on 1 September, 1941; a Whitley V at Molenbeersel Belgium and a Hampden, no location. His 3rd, a Wellington on 2 June, 1942. His 4th, a Halifax on 26 July, 1942. A 5th, a "4 mot" 80 km NW of Braunschweig on 13 August, 1944. Boiten 3 victories.
1435 Pähler, Heinz GüntherOfhr6/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 "White 14" (lost 9/2/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 2 September, 1944 when he crashed near Malmedy during a transfer flight. Source: L. Wiegels
1436 Pahlitzsch, HeinzLt8/KG-26He 111H-6 Werk # 4102 "1H + GS" (lost 7/8/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 8 July, 1941; failed to return from a mission to either Southhampton or Birmingham, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Fw Georg Schramm, Obs (KIA); Uffz Joachim Zscheile, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Karl Maraun, Gnr (MIA). The two deceased listed as buried at Champigny-St Andre, Fr., Blk17; Lt Pahlitzsch Gr 626 and Fw Schramm Gr 629. The date of death in both cases, per the VDK is 14 July, 1941, most likely after their bodies drifted across the Channel (D.Drury).
1437 Päler, HeinzFw2/NJG-5Bf 110G-4 Werk # 6103 (lost 10/22/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 October, 1943 by enemy return fire SW of Lichtenau; his two unnamed crew were WIA. Bf 110 Loss List
1438 Panier, Karl HeinzUffz10(Jabo)/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109F-4/Trop Werk # 10039 "Green 8" (lost 6/15/42)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 15 June, 1942 when he was shot down during an attack on the Gambut airfield. He was able to bail out, but was captured immediately.
1439 Panno, HeinzUffzI/JG-301Fw 190A-9 Werk # 202441 (85% dam 3/8/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 8 March, 1945 at Salzwedel due to engine failure.
1440 Pape, BrunoObltStab/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-6 Werk # 4554 "1H + CA" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 23 November, 1941 during a mission at Firth of Forth, no further detail. Remaining crew (all MIA): Fw Edmund Rakowski, Observer; Uffz Heinz Engling, R/O and Uffz Kurt Rondtke, Mech. Source: SIG Norway.
1441 Papenberg, HeinzOgefr2JG-5 ('43), 6(Sturm)/JG-4 (Salzwedel 9/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 681288 "Black 13" (lost 9/24/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 24 September, 1944 during aerial combat opposing B-24s. One known victory, a B-17 (HSS) S of Chemnitz on 11 September, 1944. A 2nd, a B-24 at Gerstungen/Bad Hersfeld on 27 September, 1944, which he rammed, and bailed successfully. Alternate spelling: Papenburg.
1442 Papendick, HeinzOfw4/19/192018 9/JG-3 (5/43 S.U.; 3/44 Leipheim) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 409240 (lost 3/2/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 March, 1944 resulting from aerial combat with a P-47 of 364FS, at Michelbach, in the area of Giessen. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 NE of Artemovka on 31 May, 1943. An R-10 S of Yeysk on 20 June, 1943. An Il-2 SE of Belgorod on 5 July, 1943. An Il-2 SE of Oboyan on 8 July, 1943. An Il-2 NE of Belgorod on 9 July, 1943. An Il-2 8 km W of Izyum on 18 July, 1943. An Il-2 21 km NW of Slavyansk on 21 July, 1943. A LaGG-3 1 km N of Kuybyshevo on 30 July, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 31 July, 1943. One known western victory, his 11th, a P-47 1 km SE of Lüttich on 17 August, 1943. His 12th, a B-17 on 14 October, 1943. His 13th, a B-17 on 29 January, 1944. His 15th, a B-24 on 23 February, 1944, no location. His 17th & 18th victories, both B-17s on 25 February, 1944, no locations. Alternate spelling: Papendieck.
1443 Paschke, HeinzFw2/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141281 "L1 + NK" (lost 6/30/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in the Bone harbor 30 June, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss list).
1444 Patry, WalterFw3(F)/22 (Reich Def Ost)Ju 188F-1 Werk # 282028 (1/22/45) RK(3/10/45 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/1/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA with his Observer Oblt Heinz Ramm and two other unnamed crew 22 January, 1945, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1445 Pauli, StephanLt8/KG-54Ju 88A-4 "B3 + FS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 23/24 April, 1944, failing to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England and crashed into the sea. Remaining crew: Uffz Werner Perlik, Observer (MIA); Uffz Karl Heinz Behling, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Walter Wickborn, Gunner (KIA). Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1446 Paulmann, HeinzOfw3/NAGr-14 (France)Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200256 (lost 8/8/44)Night Observer Operational ClaspKIA 8 August, 1944 at Chartres, no further detail.
1447 Pawlik, AloisOgefr7(H)/32Fw 189A-3 Werk # 213 "5D + AK" (lost 2/9/1944)Observer Operational ClaspPOW with his entire crew, 9 February,1944, after making an emergency landing east of Milcza, Poland, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ofw Wilhelm Lange, Obs and Ogefr Karl Heinz Szydlowski, Gnr (D.Drury).
1448 Pax, HansFw12/25/19183/KG-6Ju 188A-2 Werk # 180411 "3E + ML" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA the night of 14/15 May, 1944, when on the Bristol bombing raid, he suffered engine failure over the Channel coast and crashed at St Helier, Jersey. His R/O, Uffz Heinz Schwöbel bailed out but was killed. The other crew members (unnamed) bailed out over France. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny. Added: The two known are buried in the German War Cem. at La Cambe (Fr), Blk 47; Pax in Gr 313, Schwöbel in Gr 314 (D.Drury).
1449 Penzel, HeinzFw7/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk# 784754 (lost 12/27/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 27 December, 1944; Unknown reason, near Olzheim. Mombeek MIA List.
1450 Perlich, HeinzUffz5/SG-10 (S.U.)Fw 190G-3 Werk # 160072 "Black C" (lost 12/20/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 20 December, 1943 after making a force landing due to enemy fire, Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 81261.
1451 Peter, HeinzUffz7/2/191410/KG-3Do 17Z Werk # 4239 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 7 March, 1941, crashing near Tienen, buried Lommel, Block 47/167. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
1452 Peter, HeinzUffz7/KG-54 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1580 "B3 + KY" (lost 1/30/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with two other unnamed crew at Memmingen 30 January, 1944 during a training flight, cause unknown, one other crew injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
1453 Peterburs, HansOfw10/9/1912Herne Westfalen18III/ZG-76 (2/41), 1/ZG-1 (8/42 S.U.), III/ZG-1, II/SKG-210, Erg/SKG-10, II/SG-4Bf 110, Fw 190G-3 Werk # 160370 "Yellow C" (lost 1/44 in II/SG-4) RK(11/25/42)
For. Pilot wing

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/4/42)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Assault Oper.Clasps
KIA 11 January, 1944 near Salerno when his Fw 190 was shot down by Spitfires. Channel pilot. Destroyed an additional 26 AC on the ground, as well as, 19 tanks. 5 aerial victories against British AC. His 1st known western victory, a Beaufort near Lister on 9 February, 1941. His first known Soviet victory, an I-153 on 30 August, 1942. Two I-16 Ratas on 10 October, 1942. Obermaier states that his brother, Heinz Peterburs, also a "Jagdflieger" was killed in action, however I do not recognize him as a pilot.
1454 Petersen, Karl HeinzOfw12/KG(J)-51Me 262A-2a Werk # Unk "9K + EK" (12/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 between Weert and Venlo on 3 December, 1944. Added: The B-24 may have in fact been a Lancaster of RAF No. 582 Sq. which crashed at Tongeren, Belgium, losing one crewman. The SGLO puts the Lancaster down more to the south and west of Venlo, and credited to Ofw Petersen (D.Drury).
1455 Petersen, Karl HeinzUffz8/JG-27Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 785938 "Blue 10" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 December, 1944 in aerial combat with a fighter during a strafing mission near Trier. Mombeek.
1456 Petersen, Karl HeinzFwI/KG-55, III/LG-1He 111H-16, Ju 88A-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1457 Pfannschmidt, Hans HeinzFw5/JG-53 (Channel0Bf 109E-1 "Gray 9 + -" (lost 8/13/40)Wound Badge(8/13/40)
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 13 August, 1940; shot down with wounds by a Spitfire, piloted by F/O Nowierski of RAF No. 609 Sq., crashing off Weymouth. Source: Jochen Prien
1458 Pfeffer, HeinzFw9/JG-2 (Channel)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12958 (90% lost), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 5270 "Yellow 5 + I" (lost 8/19/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 29 December, 1941 in the F-2 due to engine failure at Jersey airfield. Wounded 19 August, 1942 in aerial combat with fighters near Petiot (Abbeville). Bailed successfully with wounds.
1459 Pfeifer, KurtUffz11/13/1921Desoendorf (Sudeten)5/KG-2 (Soesterberg Holland)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5489 "U5 + DN" (lost 7/25/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA the night of 24/25 July, 1943; failed to return from a mine-laying operation off the Humber. Believed to be shot down by AA fire north of Hull and crashed into the sea. Remaining crew: Ogefr Heinz Borcharding, Geb 9/5/1921, Obs (MIA); Uffz Robert Walz, Geb 3/30/1922, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Rudolf Schulte, Geb 3/8/1920, Gunner (MIA). Source: KG-2 Loss Report.
1460 Pfeiffer, HeinzFw29/JG-2Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire into the sea off Cherbourg on 3 June, 1942. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 19 August, 1942.
1461 Pfeiffer, MaxOfw10/TG-3 Ju 52/3m Wekr # 501130 "4V + NU" (lost 2/7/45) Transport Operational Clasp MIA 7 February, 1945 when his ac was lost due tounknown circumstances in the area of Budapest, Hungary. Remaining crew (all MIA, desig unk): Uffz Friedrich Kintsher, Uffz Julius Frank, Uffz Karl Heinz Kalinowski and Uffz Friedrich Sonnenleitner (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Pfeifer.
1462 Pfisterer, EmilHptmStfkpt 4(H)/33 (S.U.)Bf 110E-3 Werk # 2360 (20% dam 1/24/43), Bf 110G-3 Werk # 4895 "H8 + ??" (lost 3/5/43)Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 5 March, 1943 by flak 11 miles N of Siwerskaja (Leningrad). Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Heinz Besental, R/O and Oblt Helmuth Knapp, Observer (Bf 110 Loss List). WIA 24 January, 1943 during an enemy fighter attack and flak damage near the Krasnogwardeisk airfield, where he made an emergency landing, no mention of crew injuries. Bf 110 Loss List
1463 Pflanz, Rudolf 'Rudi'Hptm7/1/1914Ichenheim Baden52 3/JG-2 (4/40), 8/JG-2, Stfkpt 1/JG-2, Stfkpt 11(Hoehen)/JG-2 (Liegescourt 5/42) Bf 109D & E, Bf 109F-4(10/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8338 (15% dam 2/12/42), BF 109G-1 Wk#10318 "White 1" (Hi Alt in 11/JG-2, lost 7/42) RK(8/1/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 July, 1942. Shot down in "White 1" by Spitfires at Monchaux (Berck-sur-Mer), near Abbeville, France. At the time, his Staffel was placed under JG-26 for the Summer, and began operations from Liegescourt, northeast of Abbeville. Rudi constantly circled Helmut Wick and radioed to the English Rescue ships, that a British flyer was down, in hopes they would rescue his wingman, Wick, from the Channel. At the time Rudi was KIA, he became separated from his wingman, Fw Heinz Grüber. His 1st victory, a Potez 63 northwest of Merzig, 30 April, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire near Portland on 11 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire near Canterbury on 5 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire E of Portland on 27 September, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire over England on 30 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire SE of Calais on 25 June, 1941. His 15th, a Spitfire near Calais on 23 July, 1941. Nos.20 & 21, both Spitfires N of Gravelines, one into the sea, on 19 August, 1941. All victories in the West. Les Butler indicates Rudi served in JG-26 also. Bowers/Lednicer, 52 victories. Added: He was uninjured 12 February, 1942, when he crashed Wk# 8338 at Oude Bondijk Strijen, N.Brabant due to lack of fuel (SGLO).

1464 Pfüller, Helmut Karl HeinzOfw278/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.)Bf 109G
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 7 May, 1943. A 2nd & 3rd, an Il-2 and a MiG-3 on 11 June, 1943. Two MiG-3s and an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943. A MiG-3 on 6 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 7 July, 1943. A MiG-3 on 11 July, 1943. Two Il-2s (both m.H.) on 26 July, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 31 July, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 2 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 S of Wjasma on 7 August, 1943. Three Il-2s (m.H.) S of Jarzewo on 8 August, 1943. A LaGG-3 SE of Yelnya on 19 August, 1943. Three DB-3s and an Il-2 (m.H.) in the Dyatkovo area on 24 August, 1943. A Yak-7 60 km N of Vitebsk on 10 October, 1943. A Yak-9 at Gomel on 22 October, 1943. Two Yak-7s at Radul on 30 October, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 10 November, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 28 victories.
1465 Pichler, JohannMaj1/12/1908Friedbach2/KG-27 He 111-H-6 Werk # 7069 "1G + SK" (lost 4/26/42) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC with his entire crew, 26 April, 1942, when their ac collided with another ac from KG-27, piloted by Ogefr Heinz Stute. Both ac crashed 12km south of Kirovograd, Kirovograd Oblast, Ukraine, where they are all buried. Remaining crew: Obstlt Dr Karl Töpke, Obs; Ogefr Erwin Gerber, R/O and Fw Paul Lindberg, Flt Engr. Their graves are understood to exist at Kirovograd, not yet transferred to a military cemetery, and commemorated in the Kirovograd collective cemetery. No VDK burial match for Obstlt Töpke (D.Drury).
1466 Pietsch, HeinzUffzII/SG-151Fw 190F-8 Werk # 588056 (lost 2/1/45)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 1 February, 1945 at Liegnitz, cause not given.
1467 Pietzsch, HeinzLt47/JG-27 (12/41)Bf 109E & F (Trop)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 11 January, 1942 after being shot down by a Hurricane of RAF No. 94 Sq., piloted by Sgt Stone, and bailing over Allied territory near Agedabia-Agheila. His first victory, a Soviet Pe-2 SW of Mga on 20 September, 1941. A 2nd Soviet, another Pe-2, same day, S of Szarja. A North African victory, a Blenheim west of Barce on 20 December, 1941. His 4th, a P-40 east of Agedabia on 31 December, 1941.
1468 Pilz, HeinzOfw10 6/JG-52 (4/43 S.U.), 8/JG-11 (9/44 Breitscheid) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413552 " White 3" (lost 9/19/44) EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 September, 1944 during aerial combat in the Enschede area, crashing his G-6 at Diepenveen (Snipperling) Holland (DeSwart). His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 30 April, 1943. A Yak-1 on 30 July, 1943. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 17 August, 1943. A 5th, a Yak-1 on 1 September, 1943. A 6th, a Yak-1 on 8 September, 1943. A 7th, a Yak-9 on 23 October, 1943. An 8th, a Pe-2 on 10 January, 1944. A 9th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 11 January, 1944. A 10th, a Yak-1 on 21 January, 1944. Added: Buried Yssel R-10-228 (SGLO).
1469 Piotter, KurtOblt3/KG-100 (7/42), 2/KG-100 (7/42), 15/KG-6 (7/43), Stfkpt 1/KG-66 (6/44) He 111H-6, Do 217K-1 (75% dam 7/1/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/10/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, EP (5/18/42), Bomber Operational Clasp
Slighly injured in a crash 50 km ESE of Orleans due to engine failure on 1 July, 1943. Remaining crew: Fw Friedrich Jacobs, geb 9/6/1915, slightly insured, Obs; Uffz Kurt Dölker, geb 7/30/1921, injured, R/O; Ogrfr Horst Reis, geb 6/9/1921, KIA, R/O, and Uffz Heinz Dietrich, geb 7/24/1920, injured, Gunner. Source: B. Bines. DK-G Awards List . Added: He was injured 10 July 1942 when his ac collided with another ac over the Sea of Asov, no further detail (LOCS).
1470 Piper, Karl HeinzOfhr 3/NAGr-1 (Tactical Recon, Twente) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 230500 "Black 65" (lost 2/11/45) Observer Operational Clasp MIA after his G-6 crashed at Volkel Holland on 11 February, 1945, cause unknown (DeSwart & Bf 109 Loss List). Added: Killed when shot down by the 502nd AAA Battery, Se of Balgoij, N of the river Maas, across from Keent airfield. Buried Yssel TE-12-143 SGLO).
1471 Pitcairn, Douglas of PertshireHptm2/15/1913Köln4Stfkpt 1/JG-135 (7/38), Stfkpt 1/JG-238 (11/38), Stfkpt 1/JG-51 (9/39), JFS Magdeburg, Gen.Stab der Lutfwaffe (4/42), Stab JFF Romania (9/43), Stab JFF Balkan (2/44)Bf 109D, Bf 109E-4 "White 1" (lost 8/5/40; collided w/ an E-4 Wk # 6626 "White 8", piloted by Fw Willi Gasthaus, at Pihen-les-guines, 10km SW of Calais)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A near Weissenburg-Lauterburg, 25 September, 1939. This victory, along with another by then, Uffz Heinz Bär, were the first two I/JG-51 victories of the war. Pitcairn was an Oblt at the time. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Montreuil, 21 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Dewoitine at Arras, 23 May, 1940. His 4th, a LeO-451 at Ham, 6 June, 1940. Deceased 2009.
1472 Pitrement, HeinzFw6(H)/13Fw 189A-1 Werk # 2167 "4E + EP" (lost 7/19/42)Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 19 July, 1942 at Millerowo-Grosgnoff Russia, cause unknown; remaining unnamed crew also returned WIA. Obs Loss List
1473 Pitzka, AlfredOfw5/KG-53He 111H-2 Werk # 2777 "A1 + DN" (lost 9/7/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 7 September, 1940 when his ac was sd by fighters and made a force landing on the Isle of Grain, Kent. The German crew destroyed the ac by setting fire to it. Remaining crew: Oblt Heinz Bräuer, Obs (POW); Ogefr Peter Neumann, R/O (KIA); Gefr Ernst Urich, Flt Engr (WIA/POW) and Uffz Friedrich Bergmann, Gnr (WIA/POW). Ogefr Neumann buried CC/1/2/61(D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1474 Plettner, HeinzFw11/JG-53 (1/45 Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462797 "Black 3 + I" (lost 1/1/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 1 January, 1945 during aerial combat with a P-47 of 358FG in the Pirmasens area during Operation Bodenplatte, bailed safely.
1475 Plieth, HeinzOblt5/17/19175(H)/14 ('41), NAGr.-5 (12/43)Bf 109G-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & LOCS.
1476 Plitsch, Heinz GüntherLt6/20/1916StG-77, 13/KG-2 (9/43 Channel) Bf 110C-7 Werk # 2066 (dam 9/8/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze(8/21/44)
Flew fighter escort for Stuka Dive bombers. His document signed by StG-77 Kdr and Knights Cross Holder, Georg Jakob. The ac detail following is from Bf 110 Loss List: the C-7 was damaged 8 September, 1943 when hitting an obstruction while landing at Fere-Champenoise, pilot and one other injured.
1477 Plücker, Karl-HeinzOblt5/9/192142 JG-1, 3/JG-52 (7/43), 2/JG-52 (1/44), 1/JG-52 (5/44) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18598 "White 4" (lost 5/10/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 May, 1944; shot down by flak 4 km NNE of Grigoriopol, 130 km NW of Odessa. His first known victory, an Il-4 on 5 July, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 18 July, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 1 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 4 August, 1943. A Pe-2 on 20 August, 1943. Two LaGG-5s on 23 August, 1943. A Yak-1 on 24 August, 1943. A P-39 on 28 August, 1943. A Yak-1 on 13 September, 1943. A Yak-1 on 21 September, 1943. A Pe-2 and two Il-2s (m.H.) on 24 September, 1943. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 27 September, 1943. A Pe-2 on 10 October, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 12 October, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) and two Yak-1s on 6 January, 1944. Two Yaks on 8 January, 1944. Two Il-2s (m.H.) on 16 January, 1944. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 26 January, 1944. A P-39 on 27 January, 1944. An R-5 on 11 February, 1944. An Il-2 on 13 February, 1944. An Il-2 on 10 March, 1944. An Il-2 on 20 March, 1944. An Il-2 on 23 March, 1944. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 24 March, 1944. A P-39, an Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 15 April, 1944. A P-39 on 17 April, 1944. A P-39 on 25 April, 1944. A P-39 on 29 April, 1944. A Pe-2 on 2 May, 1944. Bowers/Lednicer, 34 victories.
1478 Plume, HeinzLtIII/ZG-26Bf 110CDestroyer Operational ClaspKIA 21 August, 1941 during aerial combat with a P-40 of SAAF No 2 Sq., piloted by Lt. Pennell, near Tobruk. His gunner, Fw Weist, was also killed.
1479 Plundtke, Karl HeinzFwStab/KG-100 (7/41) He 111H-3 Werk # 6884 "6N + BA" (?) (lost 7/3/41) Bomber Operational Clasp His He 111 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on 3 July, 1941, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: The ac, believed sd by a fighter, was from Stab/KG-100; the crew from 2/KG-100. Remaining crew: Oblt Helmut Schmidt, Obs (MIA); Ofw Herbert Bothe, R/O (KIA, bur Yssel BQ/6/146); Ogefr Helmut Junge, Flt Engr (KIA, bur Westerland Blk V, Gr 133) and Ofw Friedrich Grass, Gnr (KIA, bur Yssel CT/1/25). Pilot Fw Plundtke MIA (D,Drury).
1480 Poherelski, HeinzUffz1/StG-5 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5700 "L1 + Lu" (lost 6/19/42)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspHis Werk # 5700 was reported lost at Owjosere on 19 June, 1942 due to enemy fighter attack, pilot returned, his unnamed R/O MIA. Ju 87 Loss List
1481 Pohland, HeinzFw51(J)/LG-2Bf 109E
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 20 February, 1941. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane at Le Ferte Milon, 18 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire near Dover on 24 August, 1940. Magnus.
1482 Pohle, HeinzOblt1/NSGr-4 (2/44 Radziwillow)Go 145 (Night Harassment)Long Range Night Fighter Operational Clasp in BronzeNF Award document found online at eMedals.
1483 Pohle, Karl HeinzObltStatzen2/KG-4 (1/42), 5/KG-4 (7/43), 5/NJG-4 (12/44)He 111H-16, He 111H-6 Werk # Unk "5J + HN" (lost 1/30/42), Ju 88G-1 Werk # Unk (lost 12/4/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
EP (10/26/42), Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 4 December, 1944; shot down at Hasewinkel, buried Gütersloh. He was MIA briefly, 30 January, 1942, reported lost in Pl.Qu. 13 Ost/5512, cause unknown. DK-G Awards List & LOCS.
1484 Pohlmann, Heinrich "Heinz"Ofhr8/22/1924DortmundII/EJG-1Fw 190A-7 Werk # 643711 (80% 2/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 14 February, 1945 making a belly landing northeast of Deiningen due to engine failure. No known grave.
1485 Pohlschmidt, KarlUffz8/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + JS" (lost 7/31/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 31 July, 1944 at Le Mesnil, France (another source suggests the location was Gavre), cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Wolfgang Schubert, Obs; Uffz Heinz Wischers, R/O and Ogefr Wilhelm Möller, Gnr.. No knowngraves (D.Drury).
1486 Pohoreski, HeinzUffzI/StG-5Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5700 "L1 + LU" (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspShot down 17 June, 1942 at Owjosero. Pohoreski returned unhurt, but his R/O, Gefr Otto Velz went missing. Source: SIG Norway.
1487 Polak, HeinzOfw78/JG-53 (8/43 Sicily), 11/JG-53 (9/44) (4/45 Kirrlach- Wiesenthal)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-4 Trop Werk # 10888 "Black 8 + I" (lost 6/7/43), Bf 109K-4 (dam 4/4/45)EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 June, 1943 during aerial combat with a P-40; emergency landing at Pantelleria (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, his 1st, a B-25 9 km north of Capri, 27 August, 1943. His 2nd, a B-24 in the Gulf of Venezia Italy on 9 June, 1944. His 3rd, a P-38 S of Dülmen on 26 September, 1944. His 6th & 7th, both P-47s on 22 February, 1945. On 4 April, 1945 he crashed his K-4 near Kirrlach after suffering engine damage during an intercept mission, his disposition not known (Klaus Deschner).
1488 Pollerer, HeinzOfwFl.ü.G.-1Bf 109F-5 Werk # 6142 (80% dam 7/26/43)Wound Badge
Pilot Badge
Pilot reported injured 26 July, 1943; overturned on landing at the Antwerp - Deurne airfield.
1489 Polterer, HeinzUffzFl.ü.G-1Bf 109G Werk # 8142 (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 28 July, 1943; crashed near Turnhout. Source: A. Rosseels.
1490 Pomper, FranzFw4/15/1918Cranz - Königsburg3/KG-100He 177A-3 Werk # 332506 "6N + F?" (lost 4/26/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 26 April, 1944; failed to return from a night mission over Portsmouth. Remaining crew (MIA): Lt Hermann Friedauer, geb 11/4/1920, K.Obs; Fw Walters Peters, geb 8/11/1920, R/O; Uffz Heinz Hoffmann, geb 6/10/1922, Gunner; Uffz Fritz Jakobi, geb 4/26/1922, Gunner and Fw Günther Kocem, geb 11/30/1920, Mech?. Source: B.Bines.
1491 Ponec, Karl HeinzLt10/31/191994/JG-3 (Fr), Stab II/JG-3 (Med)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5765 (lost 5/8/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8571 "Black 3 + -" (lost 2/13/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 13 February, 1942 after being shot down by a Maryland of RAF No. 69 Sq and ditching 5km off Agrigento Sicily. Shot down by a Spitfire, with injuries, and ditches N of Gravelines on 8 May, 1941; pilot returned. He claimed 9 Russian victories. Alternate spelling: Ponez.
1492 Popp, LudwigFw9/KG-40He 111H-6 Werk # 4375 "F8 + ET" (lost 3/21/42)Bomber Operational ClaspInterned Ireland 21 March, 1942 after being sd by a Blenheim of No. 254 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt M.W.Shand. The ac crashed at sea, 32 miles SW of Bull Rock Lighthouse. Co. Cork. Remaining crew (Interned): Uffz Adolf Ölkers; Uffz Heinz Kapp and Gefr Rudolf Eppisch (or Ippisch), crew positions unknown (D.Drury).
1493 Porath, HeinzOfw2/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4171 "??" (80% dam 1/3/43)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA with unnamed crew 3 January, 1943 after being hit by tank fire and making an emergency landing near Millerowo (Ju 88 Loss List).
1494 Porscher, HeinzUffz1919IV/JG-5 (Vaernes Norway)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8146 (lost 6/29/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 June, 1942; mid-air collision with Fw Jürgen Böttger during aerial combat at Trondheim. Source:SIG Norway. Added: While turning at low altitude, Böttger's wingtip slashed thru the rear of Porscher's ac causing the rudder to fall off. Porscher crashed nose first into a potato field at the Moksnes Farm (Flyvrak Norway). Alternate spelling: Poscher (Bf 109 Loss List) & Porcher (Flyvrak Norway).
1495 Pott, FriedrichUffzStab I/KG-26 (10/39 Lübeck-Blankenee)He 111H Werk # Unk (lost 10/17/39)Bomber Operational Clasp (?)KIC with his entire crew, 17 October, 1939, in a takeoff accident at the Lübeck-Blankensee airfield due to fog. Remaining crew (positions unknown): Fw Josef Ellmann (buried in a family plot, no detail), Uffz Hermann Falkenstein (buried hometown Wiesbaden-Alt Südfriedhof Dept C1, Gr 9), Fw Heinz Lutter (buried Lübeck-Travemünder Allee, Blk VI, Row C, Gr 36), Uffz Ernst Karstens (no known grave). No known grave for pilot Uffz Pott (D.Drury).
1496 Poxleitner, AlbertUffz11/LG-1 Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5649 "L1 + MV" (lost 7/9/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC with his entire crew, 9 July, 1943, when their ac was lost near Wiener-Neustadt, Austria, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Friedrich Neumann, Obs; Ogefr Heinz Vogel, R/O and Ogefr Erich Pichler, Gnr.. No VDK burial matches (D.Drury).
1497 Pracht, HeinzFw3(F)/33 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430173 "8H + LL" (lost 8/6/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 6 August, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1498 Prager, KarlObstltKdr 5(F)/122 (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1257 "F6 + VN" (lost 4/13/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA while serving as Observer for pilot Fw Heinz Schuster 13 April, 1943; entire crew failed to return from a mission east of Lake Ilmen (Ju 88 Loss List & Wiki Luft Data).
1499 Pramesberger, Hans GeorgLt1919Bad Goisern, Upper Austria1/KG-1He 111H-3 Werk # 6897 "V4 + JH" (lost 11/16/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 16 November, 1940 when his ac was sd by AA fire and crashed at Woodensborough, Kent. His remains have not been identified. Remaining crew (KIA, bur CC): Fw Emil Mikeska, Obs (bur 1/7/270); Uffz Heinz Wendtland, R/O (bur 1/9/318) and Uffz Ludwig Muegge (or Mügge), Flt Engr (bur 1/9/319) (D.Drury). Alternate spelling" Pranesberger.
Cannock Chase
1500 Prang, Karl HeinzOblt2/14/1913Erg St./KG-30Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1088 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 29 September, 1943; landing accident at Kemi. Source: D. Stankey.

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