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1601 Bieberich, AntonOfw2(F)/22Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0840 (dam 11/4/41)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Observer Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash near Taganrog, Rostov Oblast, Russia on 4 November, 1941, due to combat damage. He made a wheels up landing on one of the airfields near Taganrog. No mention of crew members (DK-G Awards List & D.Drury).
1602 Bieberstein, F.Uffz9/KG-6 (2/44 Melsbroek) Ju 88A-4 Werk # unk (lost 2/23/44) Bomber Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast the night of 22/23 February, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Uffz Bieberstein (MIA). Remaining crew: Fw Heinrich Ernst, Obs (geb 1/13/20, Contwig) (KIA, body washed ashore 5/6/44 Bergen aan Zee, bur Ysselsteyn CL-4-91); Fw K.Landberger, R/O (MIA) and Uffz H.Exner, Mech (MIA) (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
Ysselstein, Holland
1603 Biebrach, Hans Dietrich (Peter?) ObltStab I/KG-1He 111H-3 Werk # 3324 "V4 + AB" (lost 9/5/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 5 September, 1940 after his ac was sd by a Blenheim of No.25 Sq., piloted by P/O Michael J.Herrick, and crashed near Rendlesham, Suffolk, killing the remaining crew. Remaining crew (bur CC): Maj Ludwig Maier, Grp Kdr I/KG-1, Obs (bur 1/6/224); Oblt Job Graf Wilhelm von Rittberg, Obs (bur 1/8/313); Ofw Erwin Stockert, R/O (bur 1/6/220) and Uffz Horst Bendig, Flt Engr (bur 1/6/223) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1604 Biebricher, RolfOfhr31/JG-54 (3/44 S.U.), 7/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk# 680817 "White 1" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 8 September, 1944 southwest of Dorpat airfield S.U. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 19 March, 1944, a Flieger at the time. Two Il-2s on 6 September, 1944, a Gefr at the time. Alternate spelling: Biebrisher or Biebrichter.
1605 Biederbick, HelmutOblt10/23/1920187/JG-54 (6/41), 2/JG-1 (2/44)Bf 109F Werk # Unk "White 7", Bf 109F-2 Werk# 8228 (lost) "White 3" in JG-54, Fw 190A-7 "Black 7" in JG-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down without wounds 7 June, 1941 in Werk# 8228 over Ostrow airfield, S.U. by an I-16 of 154 Fighter Aviation Regt.. His first known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941. An SB-3 on 6 July, 1941. A double victory on 10 July, 1941; an SB-3 and an I-18. An I-26 on 20 March, 1942. A MiG-3 on 7 April, 1942. A P-40 0n 10 May, 1942. Two Soviet P-40s on 19 July, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 2 August, 1942. A MiG-3 and an Il-2 on 11 August, 1942. His 15th, a B-24 (HSS) on 8 April, 1944, no location. His 16th (while in JG-1), a P-51 5 km NW of Klötze on 8 April, 1944. His 17th, a B-17 (HSS) on 13 April, 1944, no location. His 18th, a B-17 W of Rothaargebirge on 22 April, 1944. He replaced his friend, Harald Römer, after Römers death. Deceased 10 January, 1996.
1606 Biedermann, ErwinOblt47/JG-2 (7/40 Channel), 9/JG-26 (7/41)Bf 109D, E & F, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7217 "Yellow 2 + I" (lost 9/17/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 September, 1941 in aerial combat in "Yellow 2" with two Spitfires over Calais, and was lost in the Channel. One victory in JG-2, a Spitfire S of Portsmouth on 26 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire in the London area on 7 September, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire on 9 August, 1941, no location. His 4th, a Spitfire on 14 August, 1941, no location. Between his assignment in JG-2 and JG-26, he served as a Test Pilot for Fieseler.
1607 Biedermann, HorstFw9/27/19201/NSG-2Ju 87 (lost 3/28/45)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 28 March, 1945 during aerial combat with American fighters at Willingshausen. Remaining crew (KIA): R/O Bölling and Gnr Fw Lothar Schmidt (1/7/1919)
1608 Biedermann, MartinObltStfkpt in KGzbV-106 (10/41), Ju 52 Werk # Unk "8T + FU" (lost 7/13/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
KIA 13 July, 1943 when his ac was bombed on the airfield at the Vibo Valentia airfield. He won the DK-G for delivering fuel and supplies to Staritsa airfield between Rzhev and Kalinin. DK-G Awards List & LOCS.
1609 Biegert, ErnstFw2Legion Condor, 2/JG-26Bf 109E-1 "Red 13" (lost 5/28/40)
Spanish Cross

EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
DOW 28 May, 1940 after aerial combat with Spitfires over the beach at St. Pol-sur-Mer. He was able to bail, but died of his injuries in the hospital. One known victory, his 1st, a Koolhoven FK-58 southeast of Rotterdam, 10 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 south of Antwerp, 11 May, 1940.
1610 Biehne, HerbertFw13/NJG-2Bf 110C EK 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Blenheim at Lindholme, 25 April, 1941.
1611 Bieker, KarlGefr7/JG-26 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3578 (lost 9/6/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 6 September, 1940 in aerial combat with a Spitfire over the Channel, S of London.
1612 Biela, HansOfw4/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140245 "L1 + XS" (lost 12/21/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. MIA 21 December, 1942 near Bengazi Harbor, cause unknown, one unnamed crew returned, no further detail (Ju 88 Loss List).
1613 Bielefeld, HeinzOfwEins.Gr. Erg/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173811 "Red 28" (lost 2/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 1 February, 1945 in the Küstrin area, cause unknown.
1614 Bielefeld, WilliOblt5/6/1916Wuppertal - BarmenStffüh 7/JG-52Bf 109E Werk # unk (lost 7/25/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 25 July, 1940 during aerial combat over Dover. His ac crashed into the sea. He is buried in the German War Cem., Lommel Belgium, Blk 62, Gr 282 (D.Drury).
Lommel, Belgium
1615 Bielefeldt, WernerLt21I/JG-21 (39), 7/JG-51 (11/40) (7/41 Bobruisk-South, S.U.)Bf 109D & E, Bf 109F-2 "White 11 + I" (7/41)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Spitfire at London on 7 September, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane near London on 30 October, 1940. A 3rd, a Hurricane 10 km S of Dunkirk on 29 April, 1941. His 10th, a Pe-2 bomber NE of Mogilev on 11 July, 1941, still in 7/JG-51.
1616 Bieler, HerbertLt12/28/19219/KG-26Ju 88A-17 Werk # Unk "1H + CT" (or GT) (lost 4/1/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 April, 1944; following an attack on a convoy off Tenes, Algeria. The ac crashed near Palma, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ogefr Heinz Schleifer (MIA), Uffz Emil Altrock (KIA, DOW? 14 April, 1944, bur IM Cuacos de Yuste) and Uffz Helmut Sorge (KIA, bur IM Cuacos de Yuste). Lt Bieler listed in the VDK as "Missing at Sea" (D.Drury).
1617 Bielmeier, LudwigFw12/JG-52, 5/JG-52 (10/40)Bf 109E "Red 7" in 2 Staffel, Bf 109E-7 Werk # 5930 "Black 4" (lost 10/20/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 20 October, 1940 after aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 41 Sq., piloted by F/O M.P Brown, crashing at Mereworth Wood. His first victory, a Spitfire NE of London on 8 October, 1940 in 2/JG-52. Alternate spelling: Bielmeyer.
1618 Biender,Uffz16/KG-53 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G or Bf 110 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bomber escort. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 at Wesselucha-Marenowo on 9 August, 1943.
1619 Bieneck, HelmutFwFl.ü.G.-1Bf 109E-7 Werk # 4930 (90% dam 11/30/43)Wound Badge
Pilot Badge
Injured 30 November, 1943; collided with an obstruction during a failed takeoff from the Braunschweig Waggum airfield.
1620 Bieneck, WolfgangUffz9/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 960288 "White 12 + I" (lost 2/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 14 February, 1945, reason unknown, in the area of Lebus. Mombeek MIA List.
1621 Bienecke, PaulOfw11/15/191615/JG-54 (8/1/43 S.U.), 6/JG-54Fw 190A-5 Wk#(15)5848"Yel 7" (lost 8/16/43), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 736294"Yel 9" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down and wounded 16 August, 1943 in "Yellow 7" southeast of Kusminitschi by a Lagg 5. KIA 21 February, 1945 in aerial combat with a Yak-3, 5 km NNE of Durben. He suffered a fatal head wound. His first known victory, a Soviet P-40 on 1 August, 1943.
1622 Bienk, W.Fw12(StG)/LG-1 Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5513 (lost 5/13/40), Ju 87R-4 Werk # 6261(30% dam) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
His Ju 87 crashed at Werkendam Holland (Polder Bogers) on 13 May, 1940, sd by a Moraine, pilot/crew disposition unknown, an Uffz at the time (DeSwart). Added: Uffz Bienk was wounded, and taken prisoner. His R/O-Gnr, Gefr Günther Langner (geb 2/28/20 Wroclaw, Poland) was KIA and buried Yssel AZ-2-27 (SGLO). On 11 August, 1941, Fw Bienk was injured in a takeoff accident at the Bodo Norway airfield, damaging his Wk# 6261 30%, on a non-operational flight (Source: SIG Norway).
1623 Bier, August WilhelmHptm8/11/1916Stfkpt 6/ZG-26 (5/40), Stfkpt 1/JG-26 (4/42-6/42), 2/ZG-1 (11/42 S.U.), Kdr I/ZG-1 (10/43)Bf 110E Werk # 3436 "S9 + IK" (lost 11/10/42), Ju 88CDestroyer Operational ClaspHis Wk# 3436 reported lost 10 November, 1942 at Srowdnja after he made a force landing due to engine damage, crew returned. Bf 110 Loss List
1624 Bier, ErnstUffz1/16/19212/JGr-Süd (France)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13152 (lost 5/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC in his Bf 109F-4 after striking an object and crashing in flames by Salon de Provence on 20 May, 1943. Buried at Dagneux. Jager Blatt 3 & 4/2004.
1625 Bier, HermannLt11/18/19223/Fl.ü.G.-1 NordJu 88D-1 Werk # 880847 (lost 2/2/44)Pilot BadgeKIC 2 February, 1944 when the AC experienced technical failure during a transfer flight and crashed at the Aalborg Ost airfield killing Bier and Mechanic, Fw Heinz Schur, the only two onboard. Both were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 9 February, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1626 Bier, JosefOfw9/18/1913Strümpfelbroon3/KG-51 (Melun)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7036 "9K + HL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 28 July, 1940; during a bombing mission to Crewe England, due to a navigational malfunction and running low on fuel, Bier scuttled his bombs in the Channel and made a force landing back in England, near Bexhill, Sussex. His ac eventually bore the British RAF colors, as AX919. Bier joined the Luftwaffe in 1935 and flew 1490 flights, 19 over France and 6 over England, before becoming a POW for 6 1/2 years, returning to Germany in 1947. Remaining crew(POW): Lt Willi Ruckdreschel, Observer; Uffz Heinz Ohls, R/O and Uffz Martin Multhammer, Gunner. None of the crew were injured in the landing.
1627 Bierbaum, MaxUffz6/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171011 "Yellow 8" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 30 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Ewerdorf, 6 km west of Salzwedel (L.Wiegels). No known grave.
1628 Bierbrauer, GüntherOfw5/20/1922Stuttgart KG-100 (9/41), 10/KG-26, 3/KG-27 (2/42 S.U.), 14(Eis/N/KG-27 (8/43 Night Train Hunting Unit), 3/KG-4 (3/45) He 111H
RK(4/17/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge9/13/44)
Bomber Operational Clasp w/"400" Hanger
The DK-G and the Bomber Operational Clasp were visible on a photo found at Black Cross Militaria. Also, the article said he wore the Observer Badge. He was a pilot, and his R/O was Fw Günter (or Günther) Kempin (RK 4/17/45). 430 combat missions in the East. Added: Destroyed 49 Soviet Armored Trains. American POW 4/45. Deceased 26 June, 2019 (de.Metapedia.org).
1629 Bierbrauer, WalterLt5/KG-30Ju 88A Werk # 550449 "4D + BN" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 14/15 May, 1944, failing to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England. Probably lost at sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Oblt Rolf Sellmann, Observer; Uffz Alois Krebs, R/O and Uffz Helmut Bierle, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1630 Biereye, BennoOblt1/30/19172(F)/123 (8/42 Med)Ju 86R-1 Werk # Unk (dam 8/24/42), Ju 88D-6 Werk # 430097 (lost 12/1/42) Observer Operational Clasp KIC with his unnamed crew, 1 December, 1942, when their ac crashed at the Castelli airfield due to a servicing fault. Uninjured 24 August, 1942 when his R-1 was shot up in the Crete area, but he landed safely. (Ju 88 Loss List & DK-G Awards List).
1631 Bierkamp, KarlUffz II/JG-26 (joins 11/43), 8/JG-26 (1/44) Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470045 "Blue 2" (lost 1/30/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 30 January, 1944 in his "Blue 2" during aerial combat with a P-47 over the Zuider Zee. A machine gun shell hit his drop tank, which blew up, killing Bierkamp. His AC crashed at Ijsselmeer Holland (DeSwart). Added: Buried Yssel BN-4-79 (SGLO).
1632 Bierling, Georg AlfredUffzHamburg7/ZG-76 Bf 110C-4 Werk # 2137 "2N + FM" (lost 9/9/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 9 September, 1940; hit by flak at Munns Gore, Borden, near Sittingbourne, Kent. His unnamed gunner also KIA (Bf 110 Loss List). Uffz Bierling buried CC, Blk 4, Gr 54. Added: His unnamed gunner, Uffz Friedrich Kurella (geb 4/21/1915), buried at CC, Blk 4, Gr 55 (Luftwaffe Graves UK).
Cannock Chase
1633 Biermann, HerbertFw87/JG-54 (4/42 Russia), 2/JG-1 (7/42 Germany), 5/JG-11 (5/43 Reich Def), 4/JGr West (12/43)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-1 Werk# 14047 "Black 8" (40% dam 7/11/42) in JG-1, Bf 109F-2 Werk# 8190 "VD+AE" (lost in JG-54), K 135(?) 10% dam.in JG-54, Bf 109G-5 Werk # 15531 (lost 11/29/43; injured in a crash at Quackenbrück) in 5/JG-11EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 12 February, 1942 in his F-2 over the Siwerskaja airfield, S.U.. On 16 May, 1942, no disposition of Biermann is given in this "K 135" incident which happened at the Siwerskaja airfield also. One known Soviet victory, a Yak-1 on 9 May, 1942. One known western victory, a Photo Recon Spitfire 20 km N of Emden on 7 September, 1942. On 17 April, 1943, while in 5/JG-11, flying the Fw 190A-4 & 5, he opposed B-17s, downing one-his 4th victory, over Wilhelmshaven/Emden, flying out of Jever. Another B-17 claimed on 19 May, 1943 on the Kiel raid. His 6th, a B-17 (HSS) at Schaal See on 25 July, 1943. His 7th, a P-47 38 km NW of Nordeney on 27 September, 1943. His 8th, a B-24 off Ile d Oleron on 31 December, 1943. The Bf 109G-1 in JG-1 was Werk # 14047 "Black 8" in which Biermann made a force landing on 11 July, 1942, W of Emden due to engine trouble. Survived the war; a friend of Knoke.
1634 Biermann, KarlOblt8/31/19201Ln.Kp./Schl.G-1 (11/43), Act Kdr II/SG-2 (to 1/44), 4/SG-2 (9/44 S.U.)Fw 190F-3 EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 22 September, 1944 (OKL & LOCS).
1635 Biermeier, AloisFw2/JG-7Me 262A-1 Werk # 111539 (75% dam 2/19/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash by Stubben 19 February, 1945 due to a fuel shortage.
1636 Bieroth, Heinrich AlexanderLt5/31/19168/KG-30Ju 88A-2 Werk # Unk "4D + NS" (lost 7/3/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew on 3 July, 1940 when they were sd by Spitfires of No.603 Sq., piloted by F/O I.S.Ritchie, P/O G.K.Gilroy & P/O J.R.Caister, and crashed in flames into the North Sea off of Stonehaven, 2 miles SE of Inverbervie. Remaining crew: Hptm Werner von Schulze, Obs (?) (MIA), Fw Willi Engelskirchen, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Bernhard Brüggen, Gnr (?) (MIA). Lt Bieroth was later recovered from the sea and buried in the Dyce Churchyard, Aberdeen Scotland (LOCS & D.Masson).
Photo Dave Masson
1637 Bierstedt, WolfgangUffzII/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 7644 (lost 11/26/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 26 November, 1942 when he crashed after taking off at Merduma due to a servicing fault.
1638 Bierwirth, Heinrich HeinzOfw3/5/1914Bochum85/JG-26 (7/41)Bf 109F, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 120 (6/42), Fw 190A-3 Wk # 30353 "Black 11" (20% dam 8/27/42), Fw 190A-4 Wk # 2400 "Blk 5" (lost 11/27/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 November, 1942 after strafing a locomotive on the Dungeness Peninsula. The locomotive exploded, and the debris struck his A-4, causing him to crashing near Lydd, Kent. Buried Hawkinge Cem, Kent, German Plot "O", Row 5, Gr 8 (M.Croft). Severely wounded and bailed from his A-3 27 August, 1942 after being bounced at Arques by Spitfires of the "Eagle Squadron" (RAF No. 71). One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire 10 km northwest of Calais on 27 September, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Cape Gris Nez on 28 March, 1942. his 3rd, a Spitfire 8 km north of Calais on 8 April, 1942. his 4th, a Spitfire on 5 June, 1942. His 5th, a Spitfire in the Somme/Mündung area on 31 July, 1942. His 6th, a Spitfire of RAF No. 340 Sq. north of Dieppe on 19 August, 1942. His 7th, a Spitfire NW of Stab Valery-en-Caux on 24 August, 1942. His 8th, a Spitfire of RAF No. 350 Sq. 3 km northeast of Rue on 27 August, 1942.
1639 Biesel, PeterUffz6/StG-2Ju 87B (lost 8/15/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 15 August, 1940; sd by fighters and crashed into the sea off Portland, Dorset. His R/O-Gnr, Gefr JosefBlümel also MIA (D.Drury).
1640 Biesemeier, M.Uffz6/KG-40 (9/42 Soesterberg) Do 217E-4 Werk # 5420 "F8 + GP" (lost 9/24/42) Bomber Operational Clasp His Do 217 crashed near Leersum Holland on 21 September, 1942, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: KIA per Obit Card/M.deWolf). Added: The entire crew were killed in the crash caused by operator error, all buried Ysselsteyn. Uffz Biesemeier buried CX-5-106. Remaining crew: Ogefr G.Rentsch, Obs (bur CW-3-75); Gefr H.Schmidt, R/O (bur CW-3-73) and Ogefr Johann Hennermann (geb 8/8/1920 Ostermietbing), Mech/Gnr (bur CW-3-74) (SGLO). One source suggested Ogefr Hennermann was the pilot.
Ysselstein, Holland
1641 Biesenbach, HeinzUffz2/6/1921Radevormwald9/JG-1 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20520 "Yellow 10" (lost 9/4/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 September, 1943 during aerial combat near St Omer France. Buried Bourdon France, Block 9/20/751. Source: J. Geensen
1642 Biesing, HansObltErg.St./LG-1 (Africa)Ju 88A-5 Trop Werk # 6261 "L1 + GP" (lost 9/10/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 10 September, 1941, cause and location not reported.
1643 Biesmann, WernerUffz5II/JG-52 (10/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20170 "Black <1 +" (lost 12/4/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4 December, 1943 after aerial combat at Halbinsel Kertsch, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List). His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 10 October, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-5 on 11 October, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 21 October, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-5 SSE of Rzhyshchiv on 22 October, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-3 on 25 October, 1943. Magnus Report, 6 victories.
1644 Biesner, HarryLt4/SKG-210 (S.U.)Bf 110E=1 Werk # 4106 "S9 + EM" (lost 8/26/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 26 August, 1941 at Novgorod, cause unknown. Bf 110 Loss List
1645 Biesser, HansOgefrII/JG-77Bf 109E (lost 2/26/41)Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 26 February, 1941 in Brittany France, no further detail. Source: A.Rosseels. absa3945 states "crim Kerfautras Brest" (a convoy?).
1646 Biester, HelmutUffz1/1/1906Weküsta-26 (3/40)Do 17Z-2 (lost 3/31/40) Meteorological Operational Clasp Biesters Do 17 crashed into the North Sea off the Holland coast, by Ameland, on 31 March, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Remaining crew: meteorologist, Reg Rat Dr Josef Wille, buried on Ameland in St Clemens RC churchyard, Nes, Row 1, Gr 1; Uffz G.Hertel MIA and Uffz Franz Jahn (MIA). Biester was initially buried in Ameland and transferred to Yssel., AP/5/105. On his grave marker in Ameland was inscribed "Bordfunker" (Radio Oper). Their Do 17 reported sd off Orford ness, Suffolk, by a Spitfire of No.54 Sq., piloted by F/O Max Pearson (D.Drury).
1647 Bietmann, LudwigHptm2/20/191476/NJG-1 (4/42), 5/NJG-1 (7/42)Bf 110D & E, Bf 110F-4 Werk # 2638 (or 2683 per Bf 110 Loss List) (lost 9/11/42)EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA with unnamed crew 10/11 September, 1942 during aerial combat, crashing Werk # 2638, 1.5 km WSW of Marbais (Boiten). One known victory, a Wellington on 2 April, 1942. A 2nd, a Wellington III of RAF No. 419 Sq. at Porcheresse (Namur), 11 km NE of Ciney Belgium, the night of 29-30 July, 1942. A 3rd, a Halifax 2 km NNE of Namur on 12 August, 1942. Downed three Wellingtons the night of 28-29 August, 1942; one known, of RAF No. 115 Sq. at Grand Hallet (Liege), 24 km NW of Huy. His 7th, a Halifax at Map Quadrant 51/5/1A2 on 8 September, 1942. Magnus.
1648 Bigalk, ReinholdFw4/JG-5 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 8632 (lost 1/6/43)Fight Operational ClaspShot down 6 January, 1943; AA fire at Kovda, 6 km west of Rowje. He was killed by a second Finnish hunter after Bigalk mistook another hunter for a partisan, and killed the first hunter. This note from researcher Rune Rautio.
1649 Bigalke, LeoUffz21/JG-300Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441514 "White 12" (lost 8/15/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 15 August, 1944 during aerial combat at Wiesen/Spessart; bailed safely with injuries (JG-300 Loss List). Two known victories, both B-17s NE of Graz on 26 July, 1944. Pilot disposition 8/15 unknown.
1650 Bigge, Josef "Jupp"Lt8 Stab/JG-2 (8/41), 8/JG-2 (9/41), 3/JG-2 (12/41), 8/JG-2 (4/43), 2/JG-2 (8/43) Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550165 "Black 2" (lost 8/13/43), Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550208 "Black 2" (60% dam 9/6/43) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a landing accident overturned after hitting an obstruction, at St Andre airfield on 6 September, 1943 (Boiten). Injured in a crash at Beauxon 13 August, 1943 due to a fuel shortage. Rudi Pflanzs wingman in December, 1941. Claimed a "damaged" Spitfire in the Gravelines area on 14 August, 1941. One known victory, a Spitfire north of Calais on 29 August, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire NW of Boulogne on 17 September, 1941. A 3rd Spitfire north of Brest on 7 January, 1942. A 4t, a Spitfire on 5 April, 1943. A 5th, another Spitfire on 11 April, 1943. A 6th, a B-24 D on 16 April, 1943. A 7th, a Lancaster W of Chartres at Courville-sur-Eure on 15 August, 1943. An 8th, a B-17 1 km SW of Tours on 6 September, 1943. Added: An Ofw at the time, Bigge and Lt Detlef Grossfuss took part in the first night interception sortie, 17 January, 1944, in the modified Fw 190A-6/R6 (C.Sundin).
1651 Bihr, RudolfFw10/2/1914Böckingen4/KG-30Ju 88 "4D + ?M" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 15 August, 1940 after being shot down, during the Driffield airfield raid, by a Hurricane of RAF No. 73 Sq., piloted by P/O Donald S.Scott. The AC crashed in a cornfield at Fraisthorpe, 4 miles south of Bridlington, Yorkshire. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Robert Pohl, Observer, Uffz Severin Kürsch, wireless operator and Uffz Arnulf Georg Neumeyer, gunner. Kürsch and Pohl were buried in Bridlington Cemetery alongside two "unknowns", thought to be Bihr and Neumeyer. Added: All are buried at CC, Plot 3, Row 12: Bihr Gr 366, Pohl Gr 367, Kürsch Gr 368, Neumeyer Gr 365 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1652 Bildau, KurtLt21/JG-20 (6/40), 7/JG-51 (9/40 Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3266 (lost 9/15/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane in the Dieppe/Neufchatel area, 7 June, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire NW of Cape Gris Nez on 8 July, 1940. Lt Bildaus AC crashed 15 September, 1940 after aerial combat with RAF fighters, while escorting bombers. His engine caught fire and the AC crashed at Nelson Park near Dover, where he was taken prisoner.
1653 Bilek, AlfredFw53/JG-3 (5/44; 8/44 Borkheide), 11/JG-3 (4/45)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 165691 "Yellow 9" (lost 8/29/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His "Yellow 9" lost 28 August, 1944 at Valtice CZ due to engine failure, pilot returned safely. One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 NE of Stendal on 19 May, 1944. His 2nd, a P-51 at Itzehöhe on 24 May, 1944. His 3rd, a P-51 on 30 May, 1944, no location. His 4th, a B-17 on 24 August, 1944, no location given. Injured in a crash landing after aerial combat on 2 November, 1944. His 5th, an La-5 on 20 April, 1945. Magnus Report.
1654 Biletter, EmilUffz7/JG-54 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-2 Wk#13801 "Wh ?" (lost), Bf 109G-6 Werk# 20123 "White 5" (lost 9/7/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 7 September, 1943 when he crashed his G-6 at Schwerin due to an engine fire. He crashed his G-2 at Isotscha airfield, S.U., no further detail known. Alternate spelling: Biletta (109 Loss List).
1655 Bilfinger, FritzOblt10/19/1920199/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.), 4/JG-52 (3/44 S.U.), Stfkpt 7/JG-1 (7/44), Stfkpt 10/JG-1 (9/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F in 42, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 411680 "White 7 + -" (dam 3/26/44; WIA cmbt, no loc), Bf 109G-6 in 7/JG-1, Bf 109G-10 in 10/JG-1, Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780760 "Black 17" (lost 12/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 December, 1944, during the Ardennes offensive. He was shot down by Mustangs of 352nd FG while attempting to close on a B-17. He crashed at Schönwaldhaus, in the area of Meckenheim. Buried Bonn-Duisdorf, Grave 9. His first known victory, a Soviet MiG-1 at Taranovka (Kharkov) on 17 May, 1942. An R-5 on 1 August, 1942. Two Il-2s on 6 August, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 19 August, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 1 September, 1942. A Soviet Boston on 8 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 13 September, 1942. A Soviet Boston on 25 September, 1942. A MiG-1 on 30 October, 1942. A Boston III on 6 November, 1942. A LaGG on 4 August, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 16 April, 1944. One known western victory, his 2nd (15th overall) , a P-51 near Caen (Lisieux) on 12 July, 1944. A Spitfire E of Caen on 19 July, 1944. A P-47 at Melun on 6 August, 1944. Another P-47 on 7 August, 1944. A 6th, a Spitfire on 8 August, 1944, over France. Magnus Report, 19 victories.
1656 Bilfinger, HorstFwI/JGr-Süd (Reich Def)Bf 109G-5 Werk # 15915 "Green 5" (lost 8/17/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 August, 1943 during aerial combat at Monscha.
1657 Bill, ArnoldLtI/KG-60 (Channel)Ju 88A-6 Werk # 3315 "??" (lost 1/16/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew at Senzay 16 January, 1943, cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1658 Biller, FranzUffz12/21/1920111/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk # 960212 (lost 11/19/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 November, 1944 in an area west of Köln, cause unknown. One known victory, a P-47 in the Osnabrück area on 8 November, 1944.
1659 Billert, AlfonsLt12/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4377 "L1 + CR" (lost 1/25/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 25 January, 1942 after being hit by a fighter, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
1660 Billing, AlfredOfwDroyssig2/KG-40 (1/44) Fw 200C Werk # Unk (lost 8/43), He 177A-3 Werk # 332231 "5J (or 6N) + ZL" (lost 1/22/44) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC the night of 21/22 January, 1944 after suffering an engine failure as they approached the Sussex coast, and ordering the crew (unnamed) to bail. Earlier, in August 1943, he was forced to ditch an Fw 200 after being hit by enemy fire. He was rescued by a U-boat (Luftwaffe Google Books via S.Youngs). Added: His body washed ashore at Dover, 23 January, 1944; buried Hawkinge Cem. Kent, German Plot O, Row 7, Gr 10 (Luftwaffe Graves UK).
1661 Billinghausen, TheoHptmStfkpt 1/NJG-100 (8/44)Ju 88G-6Night Fighter Operational ClaspSignature found on Erich Kayser's award documents (Doug Lane).
1662 Binder, AdolfGefrII/SG-1Fw 190F-8 Werk # 582745 "Yellow 6" (lost 1/23/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 23 January, 1945 in the Wormditt/Rahmel area, cause unknown.
1663 Binder, GünterUffz4/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 463004 "Blue 4" (lost 12/24/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 December, 1944 during aerial combat with P-38s and P-47s in the Luxenburg area, east of Niersabach (Bf 109 Loss List).
1664 Binder, HorstOfhr17/JG-11Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550760 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 April, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing in the area of Vechta (Wiegels). One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Fehmarn Is. on 11 April, 1944.
1665 Binder, KarlFwFlugzeug Führer Schule B-34 (FFS B-34) (Kastrup)Ju 88A-12 Werk # 397 (70% damaged)Bomber Operational ClaspInjured in a training crash on 26 November, 1943 at the Kastrup airfield when the AC overturned on landing, no cause given. Remaining crew: Fw Alfred Polack, R/O (KIC) and Co-pilot Uffz Karl Porath, injured. Polack was buried in the Kobenhavn Bispebjerg Cemetery on 30 November, 1943, and transferred to the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery on 22 March, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1666 Binder, MaxUffz12/JG-27 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 760257 (lost 7/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 July, 1944 in the Caen area, cause unknown.
1667 Binder, WalterOblt6/3/1917Frankfurt am Main23/JG-3 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1503 (lost 8/31/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 August, 1940 during aerial combat with a Spitfire, a victim of Sgt Jack Stokoe of RAF No. 603 Sq., crashing at Ann Street, Plumstead; buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Row 12, Gr 466 (M.Croft & D.Drury). Two known victories, his 1st & 2nd, both Hawk-75As northwest of Dinant, 14 May, 1940. Partial credit with Eberhard Bock, on an unidentified seaplane at Loiremündung, 21 June, 1940.
Cannock Chase
1668 Bindert, E.LtII/JG-27, 4/JG-27 (Egypt)Bf 109E & FWound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 October, 1942 during aerial combat with a P-40 of RCAF No. 112 Sq., piloted by F/L L.R.R. Smith, in the Daba area.
1669 Binding, HeinzOfwII/SG-77Fw 190F-9 Werk # 428370 (lost 2/10/45)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 10 February, 1945 by ground fire, no further detail.
1670 Bindseil, AlfredOfw56/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk# 731091 "Yellow 4" (lost 7/20/44), A-8 #170393 "Yellow 11" (4/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 20 July, 1944; Combat with an RCAF Spitfire, piloted by F/L R.M. Stayner of No. 401 Sq. near St. Lo. Mombeek MIA List & RCAF Claims List). His 1st victory, a B-24 (HSS) in the Eifel area on 12 May, 1944. His 2nd, a P-51 at Kieler Bucht on 13 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 SW of Magdeburg on 28 May, 1944 in "Yellow 11. His 4th & 5th, a Spitfire and a P-51 in the Caen area on 14 July, 1944.
1671 Bindzus, ErichOfw12/6/1912RendsburgI/ZG-1 (France) Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750707 "2N + ??" (90% dam 11/23/43) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIFA with unnamed crew 23 November, 1943; collided with another C-6, Werk # 360404, piloted by Lt Otto Lusser (KIC w/crew), near Lorient (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (all bur Pornichet Cem, Blk 9, Row 36): Fw Karl Weegmann (geb 4/14/1919 Sulzfeld, Gr 1172) and Ogefr Walter Bierkardt (geb 3/4/1912 Büssum, Gr 1176). Pilot Ofw Bindzus buried Blk 9, Row 36, Gr 1171 (absa3945).
1672 Binge, WernerUffzFerry Unit, JG-6, II/JG-26 (12/44)Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600148 "Black 11" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 january, 1945 in "Black 11" during aerial combat with a P-51 of 78FG SE of Bonn. His AC went down in a heavily wooded area between St. Vith and Bastogne. His remains were identified in 1986.
1673 Bingel, HermannFwNSGr-6Ju 87 D
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/20/44).
EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1674 Binger, SiegfriedUffz2/17/192310/JG-2Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210290 "Black 1" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 1 January, 1945. Shot down by very accurate Allied AA fire at Kalter Herberg, just south of Aachen. Parachuted and came down in the Malmedy-Verviers area.
1675 Binna, ErnstUffz11/JG-5 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk# 165839 "White 7" (lost 8/7/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 August, 1944; near Avranches. Buried at Mont-de-Huisnes, France, Row 54, Grave number 70, per Andreas Brekken. One known victory, a P-38 at St Etienne/Rouen on 18 July, 1944.
1676 Binnewies, OskarGefr3/SG-152 Fw 190F-8 Werk # 580469 (lost 7/1/44) Assault Operational ClaspKIA 1 July, 1944; the ac reported crashed in a field near the Prerov-Bochor airport, Bochor, CZ. due to a technical problem. (F.Braun).
1677 Bintriem, JohannesUffz16/JG-4 (11/44 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 781156 "Blue 10" (lost 11/25/44), Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462777 "Blue 11" (lost 2/8/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 8 February, 1945 in the Wollnitz Schlesien area, cause unknown (Bf 109 Loss List). WIA 25 November, 1944 during aerial combat at Strassburg, bailed safely (JG-4 List).
1678 Birckner,Fw4(H)/12Bf 110E-3, E-7 & F-4Observer Operational ClaspKIA 24 July, 1942 after being attacked by P-40s during a recon mission near Quotaifiya. His Observer, Oblt Brauner died two days later.
1679 Birk, HeinzOfw1410/JG-5 (8/44 Norway) 12/JG-5 (3/45 Herdla)Bf 109G, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 732217 "Blue 5" (lost 3/25/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
He was uninjured in aerial combat with RAF P-51'a and Mosquitos over Sognesjoen on 25 March, 1945. He bailed safely from his ac, landing at Lutelandet (Flyvrak Norway). His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 17 August, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 25 September, 1944. A 3rd, a P-39 on 27 September, 1944. Magnus Report. Bowers/Lednicer, 14 victories.
1680 Birk, JosefUffz42/JG-77Bf 109G-6
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 on 18 March, 1944, no location. His 2nd, same day, a P-38 W of Gurkfeld. His 3rd, a B-24 E of Grado Italy on 20 April, 1944. His 4th, a Spitfire 15 km from Tuscania on 25 May, 1944.
1681 Birk, LeonhardFw49/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3548 "White 4 + I" (lost 10/25/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 25 October, 1940 after aerial combat with fighters of RAF No. 501 Sq., most likely, crashing at Stonewall Farm, Hunton, Kent. His first victory, a Hurricane at Canterbury on 28 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire mear London on 15 September, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire in the Ashford area on 18 September, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire on 30 September, 1940, no location.
1682 Birk, SiegfriedFwIII/JG-1 (8/43 reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19865 (60% dam 8/21/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 21 August, 1943 when he rammed another G-6, Wk# 16489 while landing at Oldenburg.
1683 Birkbauer, WalterUffz18/JG-53 (8/43 Med; 11/43-4/44 Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15485 "Black 4 + I" (dam 8/29/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160599 "Black 11 + I" (lost 11/27/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161795 "Black 9 + I" (lost 4/6/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Killed in a maintenance test flight 2km south of Arlena on 6 April, 1944. WIA 27 November, 1943 during aerial combat with a B-17 north of Piandimelei. WIA 29 August, 1943 during aerial combat with a B-26, hit in the cabin, 30 km north of Acropoli. His 1st victory, a P-38 over Italy, 20 August, 1943. Alternate spelling: Birklbauser (Bf 109 Loss List).
1684 Birke, GerhardUffz2/15/1922Buchwald54/JG-26Fw 190A-2 Werk # 5411 "White 5" (dam.7/31/42), Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2636 "White 3" (lost 5/17/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 17 May, 1943 in his "White 3" when Lt. Ernst Heinemann taxied into him at Vitry. WIA 31 July, 1942 in aerial combat with Spitfires 20 km SW of Berck. Although injured, he brought his slightly damaged A-2 back to Abbeville. Buried Bourdon Fr., 32/10/368 (Rosseels). His 1st victory, a Spitfire south of Hirt, 16 km northwest of Abbeville on 24 March, 1942. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Calais/Marck on 20 June, 1942. His 3rd, a Spitfire southeast of Hastings on 28 June, 1942. His 4th, a Spitfire on 31 July, 1942.
1685 Birke, PaulOfwTG unitJu 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1686 Birkenmeier, ErichLt2(F)/123 (Africa)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430143 "4U + AK" (lost 7/21/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with two other unnamed crew at Marsa-Matruk 21 July, 1942, cause unknown, one other MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1687 Birkenstock, Hans JörgOblt12/25/1919Darmstadt7 NJG-1, NJG-4, Stab I/NJG-6 (1/44) Bf 110F-4 in NJG-4, Bf 110G-4 in NJG-6 EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 May, 1944; crashing at Vossenack/Eifel, probably shot down by an intruder (Boiten). One known victory, a Lancaster at Erfenbach on 10 August, 1943. A 2nd, a Lancaster at Alsenborn on 11 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Stirling at St. Martin on 18 November, 1943. A 4th, a Lancaster at Berlin-Spandau on 30 January, 1944. A 5th, a Lancaster 60 km SE of FuF Kuli on 25 February, 1944. A "4 mot" by ramming, a Halifax LK 750 "MH-Y2" of RAF No. 51 Sq., piloted by F/G Charles R. Seaman(KIA), over Baumholder on 18 March, 1944. Remaining crew: Sgt William Powell, Flt Engr(POW); F/S William A. Robson, Nav(POW); Sgt Roberet H. Pickford, R/O(POW); F/S Edward A. Glover, Bombadier(KIA); Sgt Leslie A. Baldwin, Rear Gunner(POW) and Louis H. Gulliver, Mid Upper Gunner(Inj/POW). Sgt Gulliver came down in the central section of the Halifax, being one of a few people to survive a drop of 23,000 feet without a parachute, although he was very badly injured. Birkenstock and his two crewmembers, Uffz Walter Welz (geb 6/19/1921 Brettach, Heilbronn), R/O and Uffz Kurt Maciejewski (geb 3/11/1920 Neumünster) (KIA 5/27/44) Gunner, also managed to bail from their stricken AC (Source: Peter H. Gulliver, son of Louis H. Gulliver).
1688 Birkigt, HeinzFw53/JG-11 (Oldenburg)Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430492 (dam 2/44), Fw 190A-8 "Yellow 16" (lost 8/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (2/20/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 25 August, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-51 in the area of St. Quentin. Mombeek MIA List. WIA 20 February, 1944 when he was forced to make an emergency landing near Ollerup, west of Svendborg Denmark after opposing American bombers and running low on fuel. He belly landed and hit his forehead on the instrument panel, a very common injury during such crashes (Source: Air War over Denmark). One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 NW of Celle on 8 April, 1944. His 2nd, a P-47 S of Pirmasens on 24 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 N of Hannover on 29 April, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 (HSS) NE of Siegen on 12 May, 1944. A 5th, a Spitfire over France on 20 August, 1944.
1689 Birkler, HermannUffz1Stab NAGr-14 (8/44 S.U.), 2/NAGr-14 (Reich Def Ost)Hs 126, Fw 189A-3, Bf 109G-8 Werk # 200310 "Black 8" (lost 2/2/45) EK 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 2/2/45, cause and location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet R-5 on 5 August, 1944.
1690 Birkmann, WilhelmUffz10/27/19206/JG-4Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 681336 "Black 6" (lost 9/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Ulmbach by Komotau (JG-4 List).
1691 Birkner, Hans JoachimLt10/22/1921Schönwalde, Ostpreussen1177/JG-52 (8/43), 9/JG-52 (10/43), Stfkpt 9/JG-52 (10/44 S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk "Yellow 5" (Jul '44), Bf 109G-14 Wk# 510531 (lost 12/14/44)
RK(7/27/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)
EP(4/24/44)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 14 December, 1944 in Krakow due to engine failure in his G-14 on take-off. 284 combat missions. A frequent wingman for Rall and Hartmann. His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 1 October, 1943. His 2nd, a LaGG on 4 October, 1943. Two LaGG-2 on 11 October, 1943. Two LaGGs on 24 October, 1943. A P-39 and a LaGG on 25 October, 1943. Two LaGGs on 27 November, 1943. Two LaGGs and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 28 November, 1943. Three LaGGs W of Malaya-Tomatshka on 19 December, 1943. Two LaGG-3s at Novo Krasnoye on 3 January, 1943. Four P-39s on 15 January, 1944. Three LaGGs and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 15 April, 1944. Three LaGGs and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 18 April, 1944. Six LaGGs on 19 April, 1944. Three P-39s and a LaGG on 28 May, 1944. Four P-39s and a LaGG on 30 May, 1944. A LaGG and a P-39 on 20 July, 1944. An Il-2 on 14 October, 1944. Four LaGGs and an Il-2 on 16 October, 1944. Photo
1692 Birkner, HeinzOfhr12/JG-26 (joins 17 April, 1945)Fw 190D-9 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
His one victory, a Yak-3 SE of Prenzlau on 26 April, 1945. (Pretty good for a young pilot!)
1693 Birkner, HerbertHptmStfkpt 3/KG-54 (6/42)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 301583 "B3 + KL" (lost 6/6/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 6 June, 1944; sd over the Seine Estuary (LOCS). Opposed the Normandy landing attacking shipping with four others from KG-54. Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Walter Köllmer, Obs; Uffz Arthur Hinterholzer, R/O and Uffz Fritz Sobiansky, Gnr (.Drury).
1694 Birkner, RandoaldOblt4/ZG-26 (9/40)Bf 110D-2 Werk # 3392 "3U + DM" (lost 9/11/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA 11 September, 1940 during aerial combat over the Thames Estuary. His unnamed gunner was KIA. Bf 110 Loss List
1695 Birkraut, PaulOblt1(F)/121Ju 88A-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/4/42)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Opertional Clasp
DK-G Awards List
1696 Birlmeier, AlbertOfw10/SKG-10 (Tunisia)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 5902 "Black 14 (lost 4/14/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 14 April, 1943; flew into the ground at Deja-Serrat.
1697 Birn, JürgenUffz4/JG-54 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-4 Werk# 19369 "White 16 + -" (lost 4/4/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 April, 1943 in "White 16" by B-17 return fire over St. Pol, near St. Denis-Rouen.
1698 Birnbaum, Franz JosefOfw8/14/1914Rydultau, SilesiaCondor Leg (39), 9/Zestörerschule-Memmingen (1/43), 2 Erg/Schlachtgruppe-Deblin (4/43), 4(PZ)/Sch.G-1 (9/43), redesig 10(Pz)/SG-9 (10/43)Me 210, Hs 129B-2 Werk # 141731 "D" (lost 4/5/44)
Spanish Cross in Bronze(5/31/39)
EK 1(4/20/44 Post.)

EK 2(12/1/43)
Glider "A"(10/33)
Assault Operational Clasp in Silver(3/24/44)
KIA 5 April, 1944 after being hit by Soviet AA fire 1 km northwest of Holubica Ukraine. He crashed in flames, overturning in the marshlands near the River Lug, and drowning. In 1990 his grave was believed to be discovered and a monument erected nearby by Lviv inhabitants. 60 missions. He entered service in February 1934 and served in the DLV from 6/33 to 9/35. Source: Colin Fuller.
1699 Birnbaum, JohannesLt3/25/1920Walsdorf11/JG-1 (Greifswald 11/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk# 960864 "White 14" (lost 2/27/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 December, 1944. While providing cover for Panzers near Dinant (Buldges), he was attacked by Mustangs of the 364th FG. Killed near Antweiler. Buried at Ehrenfriedhof Bodendorf/Ahr. One known victory, a P-51 opposing the Berlin Raid on 5 December, 1944.
1700 Birnbaum, WilliFw6/Sch.G-1Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1128 (lost 5/23/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/2/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. KIA 23 May, 1943 due to Soviet flak at Krymskaya.

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