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1701 Schindler, HeinzFw2/JG-52 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 465354 "Black 9" (lost 3/16/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 16 March, 1945 after aerial combat at Breslau.
1702 Schirmacher, Karl HeinzOfhr14/JG-300Bf 109G-14 Werk # 462707 (or 462787) "Winkel 2" (lost 11/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21 November, 1944 due to "enemy action" near Wülferode/Hannover. Source: JG-300 Loss List. Alternate spelling: Schirrmacher (JG-300 Loss List)
1703 Schlage, Heinz JoachimLt1IV/NJG-1 (7/44 to 4/45)Bf 110Night Fighter Operational ClaspFlugbuch.
1704 Schlandt, HeinzOgefr8/JG-3Bf 109E (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 May, 1940 during the French Campaign, crashing near Aarschot. Source: A. Rosseels.
1705 Schlecht, MaxFw4/6/19172/KG-30 (Bardufoss)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 088 0161 (lost 7/22/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 22 July, 1940: the ac accidentally hit the Kirkestind mountain, SE of Bardufoss during a training flight, killing the entire crew. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Bellmann, Fw Gotthard Oswald and Uffz hermann Böhrkircher. All are buried in the Alfaset Cem., Oslo (Flyvrak Norway).
1706 Schlechter, HeinzLt2/19/192135/JG-27 (3/43 Med)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-4 Trop Werk # 15059 (lost 4/22/43), Bf 109G-6 (lost 5/12/44 ramming the B-17)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His G-4 reported lost on 22 April, 1943, cause and location not reported, pilot returned. One known Desert victory, his first, a Spitfire 25 km northwest of Malta on 3 March, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) at Beulich, 19 km SSW of Koblenz, on 29 January, 1944. His 3rd, ramming a B-17 at Merzhuazen on 12 May, 1944, bailed with injuries. Deceased 13 May, 2014, Innsbruck (F. Braun).
1707 Schlegel, HeinzObltStab/KG-2 (8/40)Do 17Z Werk # Unk "U5 + KA" (lost 8/13/40)Bomber Operational Clasp POW 13 August, 1940 (Adler Tag) after being shot down by a Hurricane of RAF No. 111 squadron during an attack on the Eastchurch Airdrome. Despite the embattled condition of the AC, the crew became disoriented, and thought the were landing on French soil. Instead, they put down in Barham, Kent, England. Remaining crew (POW): Oblt Gerhard Osswald, Observer, Ofw Ernst Holtz, R/O and Ofw Gustav Babbe, Gunner. Oblt Osswald was a Stffüh in Stab/KG-2.
1708 Schlegel, HeinzUffz1/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk# 13337 "White 6" (lost 8/20/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 20 August, 1942; combat with a LaGG-3 northeast of Stalingrad. Mombeek MIA List.
1709 Schleinitz, Karl HeinzFw2/JG-300 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490383 "Red 17" (lost 1/14/45 at Beelitz) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 14 January, 1945 during aerial combat near Beelitz.
1710 Schlenkert, HeinzUffzII/ZG-1Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6417 "2N + GP" (lost 2/22/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 22 February, 1944; sd by B-24 return fire, crashing at Listany, CZ., no mention of R/O (F.Braun).
1711 Schleuer, HeinzFw3/JG-102 (Aalborg Ost)Bf 109G-12 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 23 September, 1944 when for unknown reasons, the two-seat 109 crashed near Aalborg West, killing Scott and a second pilot, Hptm Helmut Scott. Both were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 29 September, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1712 Schlicht, HeinzOblt z See5/14/1916Kiel1/Kü.Fl.Gr-406He 115B (floatplane) Werk # 2093 "S4 + EH" (lost 10/21/39)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 21 October, 1939 after allegedly being shot down by Hurricanes of RAF No. 46 Sq. along the East Yorkshire coast, east of Spurn Head. Remaining crew (all KIA): Lt Fritz Meyer, Observer and Uffz Bernhard Wessels, mechanic. All three bodies washed ashore on the coast of Norfolk about two weeks later. All are buried at CC, Blk 5, Row 4; Schlicht in Gr 75, Meyer Gr 76 & Wessels Gr 77 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1713 Schlimpen, BernhardOblt1Stfkpt 1/NJG-101 (5/44), 11/NJG-101 (9/44), Stab II/NJG-3 (1/45 Schleswig) Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621291 (lost 1/6/45)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Slightly injured the night of 5/6 January, 1945 during an operation, when the crew were forced to bail out in the vicinity of Ring Mark, 10km E of Bogense Denmark. No cause given. Remaining crew (both slightly injured): Fähnrich Alfred Wirthensohn, R/O and Karl Heinz Becker, Gunner. All were treated at a hospital in Odense. Source: Air War over Denmark. One known victory, a "4 mot" NW of Frankfurt on 12 September, 1944.
1714 Schlüter, HeinzFw14/JGr Ost (9/43)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 II in the La Rochelle area on 16 September, 1943. This is probably Heinrich Schlüter.
1715 Schmejkal, Karl HeinzUffz6/28/19186/JG-26 (Wevelghem) Fw 190A-1 Werk # 027 "Brown 1" (lost 12/22/41) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 22 December, 1941; struck to ground or an obstruction at Beaucorry Fr, buried in the German Soldier Cemetery at Bourdon, Block 32, Row 11, Grave 408. Note: I think this is an error. Walter Schneider was killed in this ac, same date!
1716 Schmeling, HeinzOblt10/7/1911Stolp5(F)/122 ('40), Stab/FAGr-1 ('43), I/JG-103 (4/44 pilot trng), 4(Erg)/JGr-West (11/44), Stab(Erg)/JGr-1 (12/44), 16(Erg)/JG-1 (1/45), Stffüh 5(Sturm)/JG-4 (2/45) Fw 190A-9 Werk # 980209 "White 8" (lost 2/12/45) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 12 February, 1945 during aerial combat, crashed west of Primkenau (LOCS).
1717 Schmeling, Heinz Uffzabt 1923Charlottenhof1 FFS A/B, FFS C-8 (1/42 Wiener-Neustadt), 4/JG-3 (2/44 Gardelegen) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410113 "White 11" (20% dam 11/29/43, lost 3/7/44)
Pilot Badge (4/14/43), EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 7 March, 1944 when he crashed near Dolle, 20 km from the Gardelegen airfield, due to a mechanical malfunction on a test flight (Daniel Schmeling (Great Nephew) via Christian König). One known victory, a B-24, grid location "TA-9", SW of Ansbach on 24 February, 1944 (OKL Claims List). "White 11" reported 20% damaged 29 November, 1943 when it belly landed near Kleve due to an engine fire. The unnamed pilot reported "OK" (Bf 109 Loss List).
Courtesy Christian König
1718 Schmelzer, HeinzLtIV/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 werk # 2282 "??" (lost 1/18/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew at Marolles 18 January, 1943; collided with an Fw 190, Wk# 0738 of I/JG-2 during a non-combat flight (Ju 88 Loss List).
1719 Schmeykal, Karl HeinzUffz6/JG-26 (joins 12/41)Bf 109F-4, Fw 190A-1 Werk # 0110022 (lost 12/22/41)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 22 December, 1941 in a weather-related crash near Samer.
1720 Schmid, AloisOfw3/Kü.Fl.Gr-906BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310105 "K6 + IL" (lost 2/2/43) Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp KIA 2 February, 1943; shot down by a Beaufighter of No. 235 Sq. at Marsteinen, by Bergen, Map Quadrant 06 East/51741. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt.z.S. Klaus Volk, Observer; Uffz Heinz Marks, R/O and Uffz Paul Bender, Mech. In addition, Ogefr Fritz Otten, from 1/906 was listed as MIA. He may have been the Gunner. Source: SIG Norway & D.Drury).
1721 Schmidberger, XaverUffz9/28/19219(NJ)/ZG-1Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360316 "2N + GT" (lost 6/10/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 10 June, 1944 when his ac was sd by fighters over the English Channel. Remaining crew (KIA, buried Ger. War Cem., La Cambe, Fr): Uffz Heinz Maxmeier (KIA, bur Blk 25, Row 6, Gr 205) and Gefr Erwin Lamia (KIA, bur Blk 25, No Row specified, Gr211). Uffz Schmidberger buried Blk 21, No Row, Gr 221. Crew designations unknown (D.DRury).
1722 Schmidt, Hans WernerUffz6/NJG-101 (6/44 München-Riem)Do 217N Werk # Unk (lost 6/26/44)Night Fighter Operatonal ClaspUffz Schneider and R/O Uffz Heinz Jansen bailed safely 26 June,1944 after their ac broke up in mid-air over Cesky Krumlov. The cause believed to be a technical failure. Killed in the crash was Mech, Ogefr Wilhelm Knufer, whose body was found next to the ac in an unopened chute (F.Braun).
1723 Schmidt, Heinrich HeinzLt36/JG-5 (9/43 Finland) Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13908 (70% dam 6/21/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410041 "Yellow 1" (lost 12/11/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 December, 1943; crashed after being hit by ground fire at Barkany (Source: SIG Norway). WIA 21 June, 1943; takeoff accident at Alakurtti Norway airfield during an alarm start Source: SIG Norway). His first known victory, a Soviet Hurricane on 24 September, 1943. A 2nd, an R-5 S of Nevel on 8 December, 1943.
1724 Schmidt, HeinzLt6/4/191663/JG-27 (Africa) Bf 109E-7/Trop Werk # 3799 (lost 6/28/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 28 June, 1941 near Capuzzo, circumstances unknown. His first victory, a Spitfire during the Battle of Britain, S of Eastbourne, on 30 September, 1940. 5 victories in the Desert. One known desert victory, a Blenheim of RAF No. 14 Sq. over the Capuzzo-Tobruk Road on 21 May, 1941.
1725 Schmidt, HeinzOfw6/15/1918Rüstingen4/JG-6Fw 190A-9 Werk # 960218 "Blue 8" (lost 12/24/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-47s between Aachen and Malmedy (Lüttich per JG-6 List). He fell to his death near Alleur (Belgium?). Mombeek reports "MIA north of Tongeren. Update: Schmidt died in Tongeren and is buried in the Cemetery at Lommel, Block 50/159 (Rudi Simons & A. Rosseels).
Lommel, Belgium
1726 Schmidt, HeinzOfwI/JG-3 (40), 3/JG-3 (7/41 Russia)Bf 109F-2 Werk# 8980 "Yellow 4 (lost 7/20/41)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 20 July, 1941; AA fire 15 km west of Kiev during a mission against observation balloons. Apparently captured by the Soviets, nothing is known of his subsequent fate. Channel pilot. Barbarossa pilot. Mombeek MIA List.
1727 Schmidt, HeinzLt18/JG-51Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Defiant S of Folkestone on 19 July, 1940. This may be Lt Heinz Schmidt in JG-5 or JG-27, in another record.
1728 Schmidt, HeinzLt1(F)/33 (2/45)Ar 234B-2 Werk # Unk "T5 + GH" (lost 2/17/45)Observer Operational Clasp KIA 17 February, 1945, no further detail. Source: D.Stankey & L.DeZeng. Added: Crashed on landing at Burg (LOCS).
1729 Schmidt, HeinzFwErg/JGr-WestFw 190A-2 Werk # 5235 (lost 2/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 16 February, 1943 in a mid-air collision near the Dax airfield.
1730 Schmidt, HeinzLt8/9/1923Hornau9/StG-1 (S.U.) Ju 87D-3 Werk # 100342 (lost 9/26/43) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew 26 September, 1943 when their ac exploded in mid-air over Alexandrowka. Ju 87 Loss List
1731 Schmidt, HeinzLt5/KG-51 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4328 "9K + CN" (lost 6/22/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 22 June, 1941, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Arno Fritze, Obs; Gefr Karl Rinagel (or Kinagel), R/O and Gefr Walter Waske, Gnr, all "Missing in Russia". Only Uffz Fritze is listed in the VDK (D.Drury). This was day one of Operation Barbarossa!
1732 Schmidt, Heinz 'Johnny'Hptm4/19/2020Bad Homburg v.d.H173 2(Erg)/J.Gr. Merseburg (40), 4/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.), 5/JG-52 (7/42 S.U.),Stfkpt 6/JG-52 (9/43 Karlowka, S.U.; 12/42) Bf 109E "Black 3" (41), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5541 "White 13 + -" (lost 8/12/41), Bf 109F-4 "White 4" in 4 Staffel, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14556 (lost 1/15/43), all in 4/JG-52, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 15903 "Yellow 7 + -" (lost 9/5/43) in 6/JG-52 RK(8/23/42)-EL(9/16/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/42)
EK 1(11/9/40) & 2(10/22/40)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 5 September, 1943 at Kotelwa-Senkow, near Markor S.U. reportedly shot down mistakenly by a Hungarian fighter pilot. Channel pilot. One of Barkhorns tutors. Shot down twice many miles behind enemy lines in Wk# 5541 & 14556, he successfully returned to duty. 700 combat missions, all victories probably in Russia. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 E of Protopopowka on 26 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 23 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 and two Il-2s on 21 August, 1942. Three Pe-2s on 22 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s, an Il-2 and an I-180 on 23 August, 1942. Seven LaGG-3s on 24 August, 1942!! Five LaGG-3s on 17 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 1 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 December, 1942. Two Il-2s and a LaGG-3 on 8 December, 1942. Two Il-2s and a Yak-4 on 10 December, 1942. A P-39 on 28 July, 1943. Three Yak-1s, a LaGG-5 and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. Two Yak-1s and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 5 August, 1943.

1733 Schmidt, Heinz HugoUffz10/13/19122/KGzbV-1 (5/40 Werl) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk "1Z + ?K" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 at Leiden, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown. Netherland Loss Registry. Added: The target this date was Moerdijk; the ac was sd by a Fokker T-V near Wassenaar, Netherlands. Uffz Schmidt was KIA, buried Ysselsteyn BH-7-166. Remaining crew (Survived): Lt F.Ebert, Obs; Ofw K.Scherfling, R/O and Uffz H.Müller, Mech (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
1734 Schmidt, Heinz JoachimObstlt10/26/1906 1/KG-55 (6/42), Kdr II/KG-4 (8/42), Kdr KG-4 (1/43) He 111H Pilot-Observer Badge (7/17/42)
EP (12/21/42), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze (6/30/42)
Pilot-Observer Badge detail found on his award document on Ebay. Additional detail found on LOCS. Bomber Clasp Document found online.
1735 Schmidt, Heinz WernerUffz6/NJG-101 Do 217N Werk # Unk (lost 6/26/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot survived a crash at Cesky Krumlov, Cz. on 26 June, 1944, due to a technical problem. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Jansen, R/O (survived) and Ogefr Wilhelm Knufer, Mech (KIC) (F.Braun). Pilot aka as Hans Werner Schmidt.
1736 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw71/JG-77 (11/43), 11(Sturm)/JG-3 (5/44)Bf 109 in JG-77, Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 670777
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 August, 1944; Combat with a four engine bomber, Lechtaler/Alpen. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire south southeast of Lavariano Italy, 30 November, 1943. A P-40 over northern Italy, 15 December, 1943. These victories over Italy may be attributed to a different Karl Schmidt. His 1st per the Perry Claims, a B-17 NE of Mannheim on 13 April, 1944. His 2nd per OKL, a B-24 in the area of Peine-Wolfsburg on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. His 4th & 5th, a P-38 and a B-17 at Nauen, W of Berlin, on 24 May, 1944. A 6th, a B-17 (e.V.) at Stendal on 29 May, 1944. A B-17 (HSS) at Brandenburg on 30 May, 1944, referred to as his 6th by OKL. His 7th, per OKL, a B-24 at Lechtaler Alpen on 3 August, 1944, the date of his death.
1737 Schmidt, Karl HeinzLtStab II/JG-26 (joins 4/43), 4/JG-26Fw 190A-4 Werk # 40667 "White 10" (lost 9/3/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 3 September, 1943 during aerial combat in "White 10" when he was hit by B-17 return fire over Champenoux. He bailed from his AC, but his chute did not open.
1738 Schmidt, Karl HeinzUffz1Sturmstaffel 1 (4/44)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Mannheim on 13 April, 1944.
1739 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw11/JG-54 (11/43 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 29 November, 1943. This could be Lt Schmitt of I/JG-54, KIA in January, 1944, but inconclusive.
1740 Schmidt, Karl HeinzGefr3/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680153 "Yellow 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Helmstedt. No known grave.
1741 Schmidt, Karl HeinzGefr4/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440193 (lost 3/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 March, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-17 and a P-47 in the Kreckel/Sinzig area.
1742 Schmidt, Karl HeinzOblt5/22/1920Schleswig11/NJG-6 (4/44), Adj IV/NJG-6 (12/44 Kitzingen)Bf 110F-4 (lost 4/15/44), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 180537 "2Z + BF" (lost 12/4/44) EP (4/12/43), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot reported killed at Neibsheim 4 December, 1944, no furter detail. His two unnamed crew bailed safely. Added: Loss location also described as the vicinity of Büchig, near Bretten. He was wounded 15 April, 1944 when his F-4 was sd by B-17 return fire, crashing at Comana Romania (LOCS).
1743 Schmidt, Karl HeinzOblt2/21/19182/FAGr-5 (7/43) Ju 290A-5 Werk # 0179 "9V + FK" (lost 2/19/44) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 19 February, 1944; sd by two Mosquito's of No.157 Sq., piloted by F/Lts R.J.Coombs & R.D.Doleman. The ac crashed at sea off La Coruna, Corunna, Spain. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Gustav Albers, Co-pilot; Lt Hermann Barth, Obs; Ofw Emil Cudock, Flt Engr; Fw Gerhard Hähndel, R/O 1; Fw Max Potter, R/O 2; Gefr Helmut Eimler, Gnr 1; Uffz Andreas Hofmann, Gnr 2; Ogefr Walter von Soosten, Gnr 3 and Uffz Bernhard Wermes, Gnr 4 (D.Drury).
1744 Schmidt, Karl HeinzLt3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-906He 115B-1 Werk # Unk (lost 5/11/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 11 May, 1940 when he crashed at Nordeney, making an emergency landing, after a minelaying operation between Texel and Vlieland, cause unknown. Remaining crew (pos unk, KIC): Ofw Otto Broock and Uffz Kurt Momerts DVL Loss List). .
1745 Schmidt, Otto HeinzLt10/31/1919IhringhausenWekusta 2He 111H-3 (lost 8/28/40) Meteorological Operational Clasp KIA 28 August, 1940, crashing in Brittany France; buried Ploadaniel-Lesneven, Block 1, Row 2, Gr 37. Source: A.Rosseels. Added: Remaining crew (deceased bur same cem): Dr Gustav Adolf Suckstorff (geb 4/6/1909 Hannover, bur 5/9/235), Met.; Fw Bernhard Wilde, R/O (Inj) and Ogefr Alfred Neubold (geb 11/30/1917 Freiberg, bur 9/2/31), Gnr/Mech (absa3945).
1746 Schmidt, WilhelmFw9/19/1917BrenschelbachErg/KG-66, 5/KG-66Ju 88S-1 Werk # 301509 "Z6 + FN" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 27/28 March, 1944, failing to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England. Probably lost at sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Heinz Kunczak, geb 1/5/1922, Observer and Uffz Franz Kraus, geb 6/5/1921, R/O. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1747 Schminke, Karl HeinzUffz1/3/19222/JG-77 (Ferrara)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 10870 (damaged), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 26057 "Red 16" (lost 5/12/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 May, 1944 during aerial combat by Lido di Pomposa/Ferrara, Italy. His remains were discovered in April, 2001. He was known to have made a force landing south of the Avignon airfield earlier in his career, in his G-4, as a result of engine trouble. Jager Blatt 6/2001. Alternate spelling: Schmincke (Bf 109 Loss List)
1748 Schmitt, LtI/JG-54Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 January, 1944. No further detail in the Klein Report. This could be Karl Heinz Schmidt, a Fw in 1/JG-54 in November, 1943, but inconclusive.
1749 Schmitt, HeinzOfw15/SG-4Fw 190A EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire XII S of Rome on 22 January, 1944.
1750 Schmitt, Karl HeinzLt8/4/1920I(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardofuss)He 111H-6 Werk # 7596 "1H + HH" (lost 11/5/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 5 November, 1942; emergency landing at sea at Map Quadrant 47 East/5117 (Barents Sea) during an operational flight. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Helmut Waldschmit, Observer; Ogefr Karl Ulrich Thode, R/O and Gefr Kurt Schwenke, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1751 Schmitter, WilhelmMajor12/18/1913Rheydt Rheinland11/Kü.Fl.Gr-906 (11/39), II/KG-40 (2/41), Stfkpt 15/KG-2 (9/42), GrpKdr in KG-2 (3/44)Me 410A-1 Wk# 420214 "U5 + CF" (lost 8/24/43), Me 410A-1 Wk# 10244 "U5 + BF"(lost 11/8/43) RK(9/19/42)-EL(3/24/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/18/42)

EK 1 & 2(5/16/40)
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 8 November, 1943, with his R/O Uffz Felix Hainzinger, when they were shot down over Eastbourne England. On 24 August, 1943, he was uninjured when his 410 was shot down off Knokke shortly after downing a Lancaster of RAF No. 97 Sq. over Norfolk. The Lancaster was piloted by Sgt C.S. Chatten (WIA). Both he and his R/O-Gunner, Ofw Heinz Graeber, RK(9/30/43), were picked out of the sea by German ASR. Graeber had been injured. Schmitter entered service in the Kriegsmarine in 1936 and later a Luft radio mechanic before flight training.
1752 Schmitz, Heinrich HeinzUffz7/10/191810/JG-5 (Norway)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14620 "White 5" (lost 1/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 16 January, 1943 when he crashed his G-2 into the mountains in flight from Gardemoen to Trondheim on a non-operational flight. Luft Pilot Discussion Board. His body was not found until 18 July, 1943 (source SIG Norway).
1753 Schmitz, HeinzOfw4/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 6032 "B3 + AM" (lost 9/8/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with two other unnamed crew 8 September, 1940, cause unknown, one other MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1754 Schmolka, HeinzOblt11/26/1920 5/KG-27 (9/43), Stfkpt 5/KG-27 (4/44) He 111H-16 Werk # Unk "1G + FN" (dam 9/1/43), Fi 156 (dam 9/7/43), He 111H-16 "1G + FN" (dam 9/14/43), He 111H-16 "1G + MN" (lost 10/11/43), He 111H-16 "1G + FM" (dam 4/22/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
EP (4/24/44), Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp
Uninjured in "FM"22 April, 1944; belly landed in the Facsani area after being attacked by 5 Soviet fighters E of Sevastopol. WIA in "MN"11 October, 1943; crash landed 3km NW of Frolowo after attacked by a LaGG-3; pilot bailed safely. Injured in his Fi 156, 14 September, 1943; takeoff accident from Dnepropetrovsk. Uninjured in "FN" 1 September, 1943; belly landed at Meroufa, 15km SW of Kharkov, cause unknown. (DK-G Awards List & LOCS).
1755 Schmucker, HeinzFw2/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 werk # 6725 "5K + OK" (lost 7/27/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Woronesh 27 July, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1756 Schmude, Karl HeinzOblt9/28/1922311/JG-54 (12/43 S.U.), 8/JG-51 (2/44 S.U.), JG-7Fw 190A (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 17 June, 1943 over Gorki, S.U. (?). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 8 December, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 18 December, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 1 April, 1944. Nos. 4 & 5, two P-39s, one at Daugavpils, the other S of Subat on 23 July, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 24 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 28 July, 1944. A P-39 on 6 August, 1944. Another P-39 on 7 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 25 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 27 August, 1944. An Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 14 September, 1944. An La-5 on 23 September, 1944. An La-5 on 30 September, 1944. An Il-2 on 7 October, 1944. Two Il-2s and an La-5 on 9 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 13 October, 1944. An La-5 on 16 October, 1944. An La-5 and a Pe-2 on 18 October, 1944. Two Il-2s on 24 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 28 October, 1944.
1757 Schmutzler, KarlHptm1/27/1914Oelsnitz1(F)/129BV 222C-10 (aka V-10) Werk # 310010 "TB + QN" (lost 2/8/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew 8 February, 1944 when their ac was sd during a night test flight, by a Mosquito of No.157 Sq., piloted by S/L herbert E.Tappin. The ac crashed near Lake Biscarrosse, Landes, France. Remaining crew (KIA, all bur Ger War Cem., Berneuil, Fr., Blk4): Oblt Erich Todt, Co-Pilot 1 (geb 3/24/1913 Böblingen, bur Row 17/Gr778); Ofw Heinz Josko, Co-Pilot 2 (geb 8/17/1913 Berlin, bur Row 18/Gr832); Lt.z.S Karlheinz Strahlke, Obs (bur R19/G887); StbsFw Hans Erbarth, Flt/Engr 1 (bur R17/G798); Ofw Johann Waskowiak, Flt/Engr 2 (no burial info); Fw Walter Möckel, R/O 1 (bur R9/G350); Uffz Rudolf Hagenguth, R/O 2 (bur R18/G858); Uffz Ernst Zöllner, Gnr 1 (bur R19/G901); Ogefr Robert Kremser, Gnr 2 (bur R9/G353); Ogefr Hans Blinken, Gnr 3 (bur R19/G889); Ogefr Helmuth Ritter, Gnr 4 (bur R17/G785) and Uffz Gerhard Schult, Gnr 5 (bur R17/G795). Source: D.Drury
1758 Schnabel, HeinzLt2/17/1916Altenburg61/JG-3 (5/40 Channel), 2/JG-3Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1985 "White 6" (lost 9/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 September, 1940 after aerial combat, force landing at Handen Farm, Chapfall, near Aldington, Kent. He and Oblt Harry Wappler escaped from Shap Wells POW Camp (Cumberland) in November 1941, stole a Miles Magister, but low on fuel and returned to Norfolk and captivity. Both were transferred to a POW Camp in Canada. His first three victories, all Blenheims; two W of St Quentin and one west of Le Cateau, 17 May, 1940. His 4th, while in 2 Staffel, a Spitfire at Philippeville, 19 May, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire SE of Cambridge on 28 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire E of London on 31 August, 1940.
1759 Schnabel, HeinzFw5/KG-1He 111H-2 Werk # 3305 "V4 + HV" (lost 8/30/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940 after a bombing raid. He was wounded when his ac was attacked by a Hurricane of No.253 Sq., piloted by P/O John Greenwood. He made a successful force landing at Haxted Farm, Lingfield, Surrey. Remaining crew: Gefr Hans Groth, Obs (POW); Uffz Erich Paeslack, R/O (POW/WIA); Uffz Erich Stärk, Flt Engr (POW) and Gefr Walter Reis, Gnr (KIA). Reis buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 11, Gr 434 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1760 Schnaltzner, MichaelUffzI/KG.z.b.V.-1Ju 52/3m Werk # Unk "1Z + JU" (lost 5/10/40)Transport Operational ClaspPOW when his ac was sd by anti-aircraft defenses SW of Berkel in the Westponder, 400 meters west of the railway line. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Heinz Schnittermann, R/O; Uffz Max Lubbe, Gnr (KIA, bur Yssel BW-219) and Fw Friedrich Felger, Mech. Six other unnamed passengers were also POW's (DVL Loss List).
1761 Schnaufer, Heinz WolfgangMaj2/16/1922Calw-Württemberg1215/NJG-1 (11/41), Stfkpt 12/NJG-1 (8/43), Kdr IV/NJG-1 (3/44-10/44), Kdr NJG-4 (10/44 to end)Bf 110 Werk# 720240, Bf 110E-2 "G9 + DC" (6/42 when scoring his first victory, a Halifax), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 720260 "G9 + EZ" & "G9 + EF" in IV/NJG-1, Do 215, He 219 in IV Grp, Bf 110G-4 Werk # 180850 "3C + BA" in NJG-4, Bf 110G-4 "G9 + BA" (last ac flown & now in Imperial War Museum, London) RK(12/31/43)-Br(10/16/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Ftr Oper Clsp w/Pendant
Top Night Fighter Ace with only 164 sorties! He was nicknamed "The Phantom of St. Trond" (Belgium) by the British. Suffered only one wound during the entire war. Battle of the Bulge pilot. His R/O was Lt. Rumpelhardt (RK-8/8/44, EK 1). EL 6/24/44. S 7/30/44. His Gunner was Ofw Wilhelm Gänsler (RK-7/27/44). 114 victories known to be bombers. His 50th victory, a "4 mot" E of Dortmund on 25 March, 1944, was the 500th victory of IV/NJG-1. His 60th, a Halifax 15 km SW of Arnheim on 28 April, 1944. Four Lancasters on the night of 23 September, 1944 in the Dortmund/Munster areas. His greatest success came on 21 February, 1945, when he downed nine RAF Lancasters, Nos. 108 to 116, seven in 19 minutes, and one unconfirmed. Nos 117 & 118, both Lancs on 3 March, 1945. His last three victories, Nos. 119 to 121, all Lancasters on 7 March, 1945, his last combat mission. His last flight was on 9 April, 1945. His AC tail fin with victory marks is on display at the London Imperial War Museum. After the war, he managed the families wine business at Calw until his death. He died in an automobile accident, 15 July, 1950 in Bordeaux France (P. Bastin).

Schleswig, Germany, 19 June 1945. Major Schnaufer's Me 110. Informal group portrait of a Handley-Page Halifax crew of No. 462 Squadron RAAF standing next to an Messerschmitt Me 110G-4 aircraft (G9+BA). Identified are, left to right: Flight Lieutenant M. Langworthy (pilot), Flight Sergeant Mitchell (gunner), Ray (bomb aimer), Flying Officer Ivan Campbell (navigator), Flight Sergeant Ted Casey RAF (engineer), unidentified (gunner), Warrant Officer Mick O'Brien (wireless operator). The Me 110 tail fin bears 121 emblems made up of small rondelles next to an aircraft and a date, representing the number of Allied aircraft destroyed by the pilot, Major Wolfgang Schnaufer of NJG 4. The tail fin is held in the Australian War Memorial's collection. (courtesy 462 Squadron RAAF website)
1762 Schnegotski, RichardOfw1(F)/121 (Münster-Handorf)Ju 88A-1 "7A + BH" (lost 5/14/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 14 May, 1940 when his Ju 88 was shot down by Hurricanes of RAF No. 615 Sq., crashing at St Kruis Holland, east of Aardenburg (DeSwart). Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt Heinz Spillmann, Obs, geb 6/21/13, buried Yssel AI 11/258; Uffz Willy Collosseus, geb 6/5/13, buried Yel AI 11/257 and Uffz Walter Gers, geb 6/9/16, buried Yel AI 260. Pilot also buried Ysselsteyn, Block AI 11/259. (Wings of Victory).
Ysselstein, Holland
1763 Schneider, FritzUffz6/27/1909Danzig1(F)/AGr,ObdLHe 111H-2 Werk # 5542 "T5 + UH" (lost 1/19/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 19 January, 1940; crashed at sea, after being attacked by a Spitfire of No. 603 Sq,, 60 miles off Dyce, Aberdeen (Observer Loss List). Added: Schneider buried CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 553. Remaining crew: Lt d.R Johann Fokuhl, a pilot acting as Obs (MIA but carried as bur CC w/o detail); Uffz Heinz Hartwig, Flt Engr (KIA, bur CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 552 and Uffz Otto Schäfer, Gnr (Remembered Laboe Naval Mem, Kiel) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1764 Schneider, HeinzFw25/ZG-26Me 410A (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 6 March, 1944 opposing the Berlin Raid by a P-51 of 4FG, piloted by Lt Archie Chatterley. Both crew bailed successfully and the AC crashed near Brandenburg. His one known victory, this same date, a B-17 in the Brandenburg-Jüterbog area. A 2nd, a B-24 W of Rügen on 20 June, 1944.
1765 Schneider, HeinzFw1/9/191919/JG-2 (5/43), 12/JG-2 (12/44) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2702 (lost 5/29/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 724394 "Blue 1" (lost 12/23/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 23 December, 1944 during aerial combat in the bad Neuenahr area. WIA 29 May, 1943 by enemy fire at Irodouer, near Rennes. One known victory, a B-17 near St. Nazaire on 29 May, 1943. Magnus, victories may be 5 or higher. NOTE: absa3945 indicates the 5/29 incident Wk# as 119431.
1766 Schneider, Karl HeinzLt68/JG-5 (5/44 S.U.), 7/JG-5 (8/44), 10/JG-5 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412320 "White 8" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 August, 1944; Shot down in his "White 8" at Petsamo Norway (Source: SIG Norway & JG-5 Chronik). His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 20 km SW of Petsamo on 10 May, 1944. A 2nd Soviet, a Boston III NE of Berlevaag on 25 May, 1944. A 3rd Soviet, a Boston III on 4 July, 1944. Nos 4 & 5, a Soviet P-39 and a Boston III on 17 July, 1944, an Ofhr at the time. One known western victory, a P-51 at Seesen, S of Salzgitter, on 16 August, 1944.
1767 Schnell, Karl Heinz 'Bubi'Maj1/10/1915Essen726/JG-20, II/JG-51, Stafkpt 9/JG-51 (8/40), Kdr III/JG-51 (5/42), Kdr JG-102 (8/44), JV-44Bf 109E-4 Werk # 4096 (lost 11/14/40; SD over the Channel, rescued & returned), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9659(8/3/42 force land), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12939 (8/29/42 shotdown-Pe-2), Bf 109F-4 Wk# 13332 "Blk <<"(10/42 wounded, friendly flak); Ar 68, Bf 109 & Fw 190 in JG-102, Me 262A-1a in JV-44

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 23 October, 1942 by flak in his F-4. Over 500 combat missions. Began his career in 1939 with JG-51. In June 1941, he shot down four Soviet SB bombers in four minutes. Downed two DB-3s on 26 June, 1941. An Il-2 N of Kistowka-Roslovi on 28 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 July, 1942. A Pe-2 on 8 August, 1942, while serving in 5/JG-51. A Pe-2 and two Il-2s on 22 August, 1942. Three Il-2s on 29 January, 1943. An Il-2 on 6 February, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 13 May, 1943. He was relieved of his command of JG-51 due to sustained criticism of his superiors. 11 victories in the West. His first victory, a Spitfire northeast of Calais, 29 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Beaufort at Estrees, S of Rouen on 11 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane 10 km W of Calais on 28 June, 1940. His 4th Channel victory, a Blenheim S of St Omer on 30 June, 1940. His 5th, a Hawk-75 on 24 August, 1940, no location. His last two victories, Nos. 71 & 72, came during the last days of April, 1945. Bowers/Lednicer, 72 victories. Deceased 13 March, 2013 San Jose Costa Rica (P. Bastin).
1768 Schnorr, Eberhard von Carolsfeld Hptm9/7/1907MetzStfkpt 4/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-3 Werk # Unk (lost 4/28/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 28 April, 1940; sd by Shuas of No. 800 & 803 Sqdns, made a force landing in the Molde fjord. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Karl Babkuhl (geb 9/14/14 Berlin) Observer; Ofw Walter Cramer (geb 1/30/16 Hamburg) R/O and Ofw Heinz Vogel (geb 5/6/11 Radebeul) Flt Engr.. All were eventually interned in Canada. (Source: Luftwaffe Loss Report per Fritz Braun)
1769 Schocker, HeinzHptm1/1/1914111/JG-4 (Alteno) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441645 (lost 9/11/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire at Vejprty/Erzgebirge on 11 September, 1944. KIA during aerial combat this same day, crashing into a forest near Weipert/Kovarska CZ (JG-4 List & F.Braun).
1770 Schöffmann, Karl HeinzGefr23/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/18/44 east of Weilheim), G-14 lost 11/27/44 at Nordhausen)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 November, 1944 during aerial combat at Nordhausen (JG-300 Loss List). WIA 18 July, 1944 during aerial combat; bailed safely east of Weilheim (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 N of the Plattensee on 27 July, 1944. A 2nd, a P-51 at Langensalza on 27 September, 1944.
1771 Scholz, HeinzFw213/KG-40 aka 2/ZG-1Bf 109, Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Wellington at 14 West N/7851, the Bay of Biscay, on 24 September, 1942. A 2nd, a Sunderland of Coastal Command on 21 September, 1943. (In Woods OKL translation, he indicated this was a "Scholl(sic)", I interpreted the victory belonging to Scholz.)
1772 Scholz, HeinzLt2/KG-2 (Soesterberg)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5362 "U5 + JK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 20 May, 1942, failing to return from the attack on Hull England, cause and location unknown.
1773 Scholze, HeinrichUffz12/JG-2Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550896 (lost 2/8/44)Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 8 February, 1944 at the Gael airfield in Brittany France, along with Uffz Heinz Buteweg. Added: Burial Mont de Huisnes, Vault 12, Grave 32 (absa3945).
1774 Scholze, HeinzUffz104/JG-52 (9/42 S.U.), JG-51Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13688 "White 9 + -" (lost 5/6/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 May, 1943; crashed at Kuteinikowo after aerial combat with Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin. A recent pilot graduate, he and four other Luftwaffe pilots were briefly assigned to 15(Kroat)/JG-52 in September 1942, to re-enforce the unit since only 9 pilots were combat ready. The assignment lasted only six days, during which the five flew 38 missions before being returned to II/JG-52 (Savic & Ciglic-Osprey). His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-1 on 10 November, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 12 February, 1943. A 3rd, a P-39 on 14 March, 1943. A 4th, an I-153 on 16 March, 1943. Nos 5, 6 & 7, all R-5s on 30 March, 1943. An 8th, a LaGG-3 on 9 April, 1943. A 9th, a P-39 on 29 April, 1943. A 10th, a Yak-1 on 30 April, 1943.
1775 Schomann, Karl HeinzMaj6/14/1914Lübeck 8(K)/LG-1 (2/38), TO III(K)/LG-1 (6/40), Stfkpt 11/LG-1 (4/41), Stfkpt 5/LG-1 (7/42), Kdr I & IV/LG-1 (43), III(J)/KG-51 He 111P & H, Ju 88A-1 Werk # 6112 "L1 + DD" (dam 9/13/40), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141038 (dam 12/8/42), Me 262 & Ar 234 in KG-51 RK(10/29/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/23/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
WIA 8 December, 1942, no further detail. WIA 13 September, 1940; hit by flak over England. He made a successful force landing north of Orleans-Bricy. His R/O, Uffz Gottlieb Weber was also WIA (Kaiser RK book). 265 combat missions. Deceased 21 August, 2006, Molfsee (P. Bastin).
1776 Schön, HermannUffz.III/KG-55 (S.U.)He 111H-11 Werk # 110065 "G1 + AD" (lost 9/30/43)EP(1943)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 30 September, 1943; sd by Russian fighters near Pyatishatki. He was killed when his chute failed to open. Remaining crew (bailed safely); Hptm Alfred Bollmann, Obs & RK winner (10/29/440; Uffz Harald Friedrich, R/O; Ogefr Günther Jaufke, Flt Engr and Ogefr Heinz Vetter, Gnr.. Source: Kaiser RK book. His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
1777 Schöne, HeinzLt11/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780374 "Yellow 11" (lost 12/24/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 December, 1944 in aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 421 Sq. (Canadian) over Monchen-Gladbach airfield. No known grave.
1778 Schönebeck, HeinzOblt2/JG-300 (11/43 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410246 (lost 11/23/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash near Cologne on 23 November, 1943 attempting a force landing due to a fuel shortage.
1779 Schönfeldt, HeinzOblt33/EKdo -210 (8/40), Stab II/JG-3 (4/41)Bf 109E, Me 210, Bf 109F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 August, 1941 (Magnus). His 1st victory, a Spitfire in the Portland area on 11 August, 1940. A 2nd, a Lysander 5 km east of Deal on 4 May, 1941. A 3rd, a Blenheim on 21 May, 1941, no location. Magnus, 6 victories. Alternate spelling: Schoenfeldt & Schönefeldt.
1780 Schönherr, LudwigOblt2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310158 "K6 + AK" (recovered & damaged) Wound Badge
Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
WIA 13 June, 1943; operational landing accident at the Trondheimfjorden, capsized on landing. Remaining crew: Lt Günther Behr, Observer (WIA); Ofw Ernst Neumann, Mech (KIA); Uffz Heinz Kitzmann, R/O (uninjured) and Uffz Reinhold Zwanzig, Gunner (uninjured). Source: SIG Norway.
1781 Schönstedt, EduardOfw2(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L.Do 215B Werk # 0084 "VB + KF" (lost 4/15/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew 15 April, 1941 when his ac was sd into the sea off the Isle of Wight. Remaining crew: Lt Herbert Koch (or Zoch), Obs; Ogefr Erich Aldert (or Aldort), R/O and Uffz heinz Krüger, Flt Engr (D.Drury).
1782 Schöpel, HerbertUffzabt 1923 1/SAGr.-128 (6/43 Brest Süd) Fw 190A-5/U8 Werk # 218? (lost 9/13/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 13 September, 1943 at the Brest-Süd airfield due to engine failure. Note: this Werk # 218 is questionable, since a Wk# 410218, piloted by Oblt Heinz Wurm, same unit, was reported sd three days later near Brest
1783 Schopis, HorstLt9/KG-26 (Aalborg West)He 111H-3 Werk # 3178 "1H + CT" (lost, 4/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspAfter a bomb attack on 27 April, 1940 on the British cruiser "Flamingo", he was attacked by three Skuas of No 800 Sq. off the carrier "Ark Royal". The pilot credited with the victory, Capt Richard T. Partridge, Cmdr 800 Sq., (Gunner Lt Robt. S. Bostock) who made a force landing after the engagement. The He 111 force landed beside Lake Heilstuguvatnet. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Heinz Strunk (accidentally shot by a Danish soldier); Uffz Hans Hauck (KIA) and Uffz Josef Auchtor (WIA). Pilot disposition not reported. Added: The story of the two crews survival efforts were the subject of a German film "Into the White". Both crews sought shelter overnight in a shepherd's hut. Fw Strunk was shot by a Norwegian patrol before his situation could be determined. Lt Schopis survived the war. The deceased German crew were buried in the War Cem., Trondheim-Havstein; Fw Strunk, Obs, Row 22, Gr 38; Uffz Hauck, R/O, Row 28, Gr 33. Both Lt Schopis and Uffz Auchtor were taken prisoner (D.Drury).
1784 Schopper, SieghartOblt4/KG-3 (Antwerp-Deurne)Do 17Z-3 (or Z-4) Werk # 2879 "5K + AM" (dam 9/15/40), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4622 "5K + LM" (lost 1/18/42) EP (10/7/41), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew, 18 January, 1942, NE of Medyn, Kaluga Oblast, Russia, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Hptm Ernst Wilhelm Nitsche (or Nitzsche), Obs; Fw Hermann Joppeck, R/O and Fw Herbert Pohl, Gnr. In an earlier incident on 15 September, 1940, after a bombing raid along the Thames, he was attacked by fighters, and the ac was forced to land on the dunes at Mardyck, Nord, France. Remaining crew: Oblt Gerhard Granicky, Obs; Fw Felix Gwidziel, R/O (WIA) and Fw Heinz Kirsch, Flt Engr (WIA) (D.Drury).
1785 Schoppert, Heinz HarryUffz1/JG-5 (4/43), 16/JG-5 (10/44 Stavanger Norway)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 0310 (lost 4/21/43), Bf 109G-14 (most likely lost 4/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 April, 1945 during aerial combat with British-piloted P-51s in the Skagerak area after an Alarmstart from the Rygge airfield. Crash location unknown. His wingman, Uffz Willi Voltmer was also killed in this action. Injured in a 21 April, 1943 emergency landing at sea, north of the Stavanger-Sola airfield, due to engine failure during a non-operational flight. 16/JG-5 Group picture,, Andreas Brekken.
1786 Schrader, Karl HeinzFhjFw1911BraunschweigII/EJG-1 (Denmark), Rammkdo "Elbe" (3/45)Bf 109G (lost 4/7/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 April, 1945 during aerial combat attacking US bombers. He was shot down by a P-47 of 56FG. He body was found after the war, still strapped in the smashed cockpit.
1787 Schrapel, HansOgefr9/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + HT" (lost 6/12/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 12 June, 1944 during a supply drop over the Normandy beachhead; location believed to be Colleville-sur-Mer, adjacent to Omaha Beach. Remaining crew (KIA, all 4 grave locations unk): Uffz Kurt Gerber, Ogefr Heinz Lemke and Ogefr Bruno Schlag (D.Drury).
1788 Schraps, HeinzUffzI/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15218 (lost 4/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 April, 1943 during aerial combat at Galat-el-Andeles (Bf 109 Loss List).
1789 Schreiber, HeinzFlgII/JG-26 (joins 4/17/45)Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational ClaspA late arrival to bring up the II Gruppe strength.
1790 Schreiber, HeinzUffzIII/JG-26 (joins 10/43), 11/JG-26Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163316 "Yellow 13" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIFA 27 April, 1944 when he crashed his "Yellow 13" after running out of fuel during a mission at Lothringen-Thionville. He broke numerous bones in the crash.
1791 Schrepfermann, HeinzFhr5/27/192510/JG-300 (Jüterbog)Bf 109G-10ASM Werk # 490224 "Red 8" (lost 1/14/45 at Terrofen)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown. Added: Buried 22 January, 1945, Perleberg Waldfriedhof (R.Freitag 6/2021, image also).
1792 Schrieber, HeinzUnkEinsatzstf/KG-101 (6/44 Mistel unit)Bf 109F-4/M1 w/Ju 88A attachedBomber Operational ClaspSource: W.Foreman 9/2021
1793 Schrode, HeinzLt15/NJG-2 (Parchim)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750460 (lost 12/20/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 20 December, 1943; his ac crashed SE of Limberg after being hit by enemy fire, he bailed safely with injuries (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Rolf Michelsen (bailed safely, uninjured) and Gnr Ogefr Josef Wolf (KIA). (Schrode was killed later in the war, date unknown. One known victory, a Halifax by Wexlar on 20 December, 1943. Remaining crew: Uffz Rolf Michelsen, R/O and Uffz Sepp Wolf, Gunner. Their victim (they claimed a Lancaster) exploded causing their AC to crash. Schrode (WIA) and Michelsen bailed safely, while Wolf was killed.
1794 Schröder, HeinzHptmStfkpt 3/KG-4 (6/40) He 111P-2 Werk # Unk "5J + BL" (or PL) (lost 6/26/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 26 June, 1940 after flying as an Observer in an ac piloted by Lt Helmut Furcht, shot down into the North Sea, off Withernsea, 20 miles east of Humber, England. Added: See Furcht, Helmut for crew detail. Hptm Schröder buried Ysselsteyn, AR/10/238 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
1795 Schröder, HeinzHptm11/14/1915NAGr-2 (4/41), FFS A/B 41 (3/43 for pilot trng), NAGr-102 (6/43), Wekusta 2 O.b.d.L (1/44), Stfkpt Wekusta 2 O.b.d.L (6/44), JG-102 (2/45)Various multi engine reconnaissance ac, Bf 109G & Fw 190A in JG-102Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (3/25/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp in Gold w/"200" Hanger (2/13/45)
Hptm Schröder entered the service in 1935 and initially served as an Observer until undergoing pilot training in March 1943. Source: Luftwaffe Officer Career Summaries & document found online.
1796 Schröder, Karl HeinzSKG-210, I(Z)/JG-5 (8/42)Bf 110Destroyer Operational ClaspFlugbuch (3/42 to 8/42).
1797 Schröder, Karl HeinzFw6/JG-27Bf 109G-14 Werk # 785758 "Yellow 9" (lost 12/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspShot down west of Koblenz on Christmas Day, 1944, by the Legendary George Preddy. He bailed safely, but his comrade, Fritz Koal was wounded, but did manage to bail also. Jager Blatt 1/2005.
1798 Schröder, Karl HeinzUffz1(F)/130BV 138C-1 Werk # 130188 "6I + EH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 25 December, 1943; failed to return from a mission at Norskehavet. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt Otto Kannenberg, Observer; Uffz Harald Thordsen, R/O; Uffz Heinrich Harder, Mech and Uffz Hans Krüger, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1799 Schröder, Ludwig MartinLt9/4/1923Greifswald/Eberswald, Brdbg. 12, 10 & 9/LG-1 (12/41), Stffuh 8/LG-1 (8/43 Kastelli/Iraklion, Crete) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550404 "L1 + CS" (lost 12/13/43) EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze(4/16/43)
MIA with unnamed crew on a night mission in the Bari Harbor, southern Italy, 13 December, 1943, cause unknown. Began his Luftwaffe career in 1941 (Ju 88 Loss List & Oakleaf Militaria Soldbuch). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Josef Hardt, Obs; Uffz Heinz Friedrich, R/O and Uffz Gottfried Spalt, Gnr (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Schroeder.
1800 Schröder, NikolausOfw8/KGzbV-1 (Fornebu)Ju 52/3m Werk # 2824 "1Z + ?P" (lost 4/14/40) Wound Badge
Transport Operational Clasp
POW 14 April, 1940: the wounded pilot force landed at the Vingnes church at Lysegardsjordet with 12 paratroopers still onboard. They had been hit by Norwegian ground fire, setting fire to two engines. Remainig crew: Fw Erich Weyer (KIA), Uffz Paul Kalisch (WIA), Uffz Heinz Petermann (WIA), Uffz Richard Burgdorf (WIA) and Uffz Heinrich Erthal (WIA). Both the crew and paratroopers were taken prisoners by Norwegian forces (Flyvrak Norway).

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