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24301 Zendler, OttoUffz28/JG-53 (8/43 Med; 12/44 Villa Orba Italy)Bf 109G-6 Trop Werk # 18885 "Black 3 + I" (lost 8/27/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160424 "Black 2 + I" (lost 1/16/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 January, 1944 50km east of Klagenfurt, when he collided with a P-38. WIA 27 August, 1943 during aerial combat with a B-26 near Grazzanise, bailed safely. His 1st victory, a B-24 25 km south of Potenza Italy, 16 August, 1943. His 2nd, AC type not ident. by OKL, on 29 August, 1943.
24302 Zengen, H. vonGefrIV/KG-3Ju 88A=5 Werk # 4363 (lost)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash landing at the Chievres airfield on 5 January, 1942. Source: A. Rosseels.
24303 Zenger, H.Uffz1/KG-26He 111H-3 Werk # Unk (lost 12/7/39)MIA 7 December, 1939; sd by Spitfires of Nos. 72 & 603 Sqs., crashing into the sea E of Bell Rock, off the Tay Estuary. Remaining crew: Lt Alfred Fick, Obs (KIA, bur CC, Plot 3, Row 18, Gr 554); Uffz H.Kaminski (MIA) and Uffz ?. Eggert (MIA) (D.Drury). Note: All positions were unknown except for Lt Fick.
Cannock Chase
24304 Zenger, WalterFw d.R.7/5/1920Regensburg9/KG-30 (Comiso)Ju 88A-4
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Killed 30 December, 1942. Alternate spelling: Zenker.
24305 Zenk, FriedrichUffz5/JG-5 (9/44), 13/JG-4 (10/44 Finsterwalde) Bf 109G-14 Werk # 460337 "White 4" (lost 11/2/44) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 2 November, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51's over Dessau (JG-4 List).
24306 Zenker, ErichHptm9/NJG-1Bf 110, Ju 88Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21/22 February, 1945 during aerial combat with a Canadian night fighter, piloted by F/L D.A. McFayden of No. 406 Sq., 3 km SE of Störmede. Source: M. Balss & RCAF Claims List. This may be the Lt Zender (above) in 10 (Jabo)/JG-2 in 1940.
24307 Zenker, HeinrichOgefr12/15/1922Zittaus10/JG-26, 4/JG-26 (Channel)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0759 (or 0798) "White 4" (lost 6/13/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 June, 1943 in aerial combat in "White 4" over Dixmuide with a P-47 flown by Col. Hubert Zemke, 56th FG, along the Normandy coastline SE of Veurne Belgium. His A-4 crashed at Egewaartskapelle Belgium. This was his very first mission. Zenker was buried at Lommel, 27 February, 1999. An effort to rebuild his Fw 190 is underway at the "For Freedom Museum" in Ramskapelle Be..
Lommel, Belgium
24308 Zenker, VolkmarHptm1/KG-40Fw 200C Werk # Unk "F8 + BH" (lost 7/24/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 July, 1940 after his ac suffered engine failure during minelaying operations over Belfast Lough. The ac crashed at sea northeast of Belfast. Remaining crew: Uffz Rudolf Wagner (MIA), Gefr L. Hohmann (POW), Uffz Heinrich Otto Höcker (POW) and Fw Willi Andreas (MIA). Zenker was promoted to Major 1 August, 1942, while in captivity. Source: D.Drury
24309 Zenner, WalterUffz8/KG-54He 111P "B3 + ?S" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 10 May, 1940; shot down by P/O Frank Carey. He managed to bail and was immediately taken prisoner by Belgian troops. His AC crashed near Hulste. Remaining crew (KIA- buried Lommel, loc unk): Gefr Gerhard Mühlenbrink, Obs; Gefr Heinz Karina, R/O and Gefr Paul Gross, Gunner (A. Rosseels & Wings to Victory)
Lommel, Belgium
24310 Zens, FranzLtII/JG-26 (4/43/Channel), 4/EJG-1, Rammtrager "Elbe" (3/45)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5663 (lost 4/29/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash near Abbeville on 29 April, 1943 due to a servicing fault. Participated in the Ramm-Attack on American bombers on 7 April, 1945. Survived the war. Butler Pilot list & Arno Rose.
24311 Zenz, ArnolfLt9/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141259 "B3 + LT" (lost 5/27/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Biserta 27 May, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
24312 Zepf, J.Uffz5/KG-6 (4/43) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144514 "3E + FN" (lost 4/9/43) Bomber Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on 9 April, 1943, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Cause still unknown; Uffz Zepf MIA. Remaining crew: Uffz M.Stieh, Obs (MIA); Ogefr G.Kipping, R/O (KIA, bur Yssel BT-2-29) and Gefr O.Goritzka, Mech/Gnr (washed up Langeoog 1 July, 1943, bur Gleiwitz, Poland) (SGLO).
24313 Zepuntke, HansOblt15/JG-4Fw 190A "White 15" EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His combat took place during the Ardennes Offensive and Bodenplatte, up to his last mission on 16 April, 1945, when he was shot down with wounds and suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns before bailing out. During this combat, he was credited with a P-51(w.b.) in the Küstrin area. The Perry Claims indicate his rank as "Uffz".
24314 Zerabeck, AntonUffz8/KG-26He 111H-6 Werk # 4115 "1H + GS" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 28 July, 1941 after being rammed by a Soviet fighter in Russia, exact location unknown. Remaining crew(MIA): Uffz Gustav Engler, Observer; Gefr Herbert Franke, R/O; and Alexander Ullrich, Gunner. Jager Blatt 6/2003.
24315 Zerlett, JosefOfw1/3/1915Waldorf bei Bonn32 & 1/JG-27 (7/44)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 at Torigni-sur-Vire on 24 July, 1944. A 2nd, a P-47 NW of Coutances on 27 July, 1944. His 3rd, an Auster SE of Krefeld on 11 March, 1945. Deceased 1 December, 1998.
24316 Zerr, FranzUffz9/JG-53 (11/40 Channel), Flugzeugführer 9/JG-53 (3/41)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5052 "Yellow 9" (lost 11/30/40), Bf 109F-2 (lost 3/41),Wound Badge(3/19/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 14 April, 1941 when he and Fw Wolfgarten hit a High Voltage Transmission Line at Trier in Bu 131D-2 Werk # 4488 (Prien). Zerr was injured in a takeoff accident on 19 March, 1941 at Mannheim-Sandhofen. His E-4 was rammed on 30 November, 1940 during aerial combat with a Spitfire over the Dover area. He ditched in the Channel without injury and was rescued by an "E" boat. Pictured in March, 1941 at Mannheim flying the Bf 109F. Source: Jochen Prien
24317 Zerwas, HelmutUffz14/JG-2 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20077 (lost 10/20/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 October, 1943; crashed at Neuburg after aerial combat. One known victory, a B-17 E of Epernay on 14 October, 1943.
24318 Zeschke, Karl HeinzFw16/JG-26 (8/43), 7/JG-26 (8/44)Fw 190A-6, Fw 190A-7 Wk# 340308 "Brown 9" (dam), Fw 190A-8 Wk# 731740 "Brown 9" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 August, 1944 by ground fire in Werk # 731740 at Caen. One known victory, a B-17 at St. Trond-Leuven on 17 August, 1943. Made a force landing SW of Charleville on 1 May, 1944 when the engine of his "Brown 9" quit.
24319 Zessin, GüntherUffz12/JG-54Fw 190D-9 Werk# 210017 "TS+SQ" "Red 12" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 29 December, 1944 by a Tempest of RAF No. 56 Sq. (New Zealand) near Lake Dummer (near Münster). Although wounded by cannon fire, he was able to bail out successfully. Further detail unknown, however, he was thought to have made it back to safety. May also be spelled Zessen.
24320 Zester, Wilhelm "Willi"Ofw1 9/JG-54 (6/42 S.U.), 9/JG-26 (3/45 Plantlünne) Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10466 "GE+WV" "Yellow ?", Fw 190D-9 Werk # 601032 White 18" (lost 3/7/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet MiG-3 on 20 June, 1942. This G-2 was reported 10% damaged 10 December, 1942 over Map Quadrant 26773, pilot disposition unknown. Led a Frei Jagd mission to the Netherlands, near Enschede, on 7 March, 1945, leading 9 Staffel. He and Genth found themselves alone against British Tempests, and both where shot down with injuries, however bailed safely. On 17 April, 1945, he was transferred to II/JG-26 in what was known as the "Convalesant Staffel", pilots on non-flying status while they were recovering from injuries.
24321 Zettel, HansLt22/NJG-6 (3/44)Bf 110G-4 Werk # Unk "2Z + LK" (lost 4/25/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 24/25 April, 1944 in a collision with trees on landing at Halle-Nietleben airfield (Boiten). One known victory, a Stirling at FF "Otto", Montabaur on 31 March, 1944. A "shared" Halifax during an attack on Düsseldorf on 23 April, 1944. The Halifax, Werk # MZ518 "LK-C" crashed at Eppinghoven, 2 km W of Dinslaken.
24322 Zettel, HorstLt9/10/191831/JG-2 (10/42), Stab I/JG-2 (7/43)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530139 (lost 7/27/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 July, 1943 during aerial combat near Pont LEveque France. Channel pilot. One known victory, a Spitfire 45 km southeast of Insel Wight on 24 October, 1942. A 2nd, a B-17 near St. Nazaire on 29 May, 1943. A 3rd, a B-17 10 km NW of Evreux on 14 July, 1943.
24323 Zettelmaier, MaxUffz9/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140250 "B3 + ST" (lost 10/12/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at La Valetta 12 October, 1942 after an attack by an enemy fighter (Ju 88 Loss List).
24324 Zetzsche, AlbrechtLt4/23/1919KasselLt in z.b.V. Ob.d.L. Pool (9/39), KGr-100 (8/40), Staff pos to endHe 111H-3 Werk # Unk "6N + KH" (dam 8/20/40)Pilot BadgeHe and his Observer, Uffz Otto Bollmann, were injured in a crash at Vertou Fr. on 20 August, 1940, no further detail (absa3945)
24325 Zetzsche, GüntherHptm4/11/19115/KG-77 (Channel) Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7112 "3Z + HN" (lost 9/27/40) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 27 September, 1940; shot down during aerial combat, one crew KIA, the rest MIA, all unnamed.
24326 Zeuller,Uffz13/JG-54 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 25 August, 1944.
24327 Zeuner, ErwinUffz1/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1599 "B3 + MH" (lost 11/23/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with one other unnamed crew at Hafen Algiers 23 November, 1942, cause unknown, two other crew MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
24328 Zeuner, WaldowUffz3/JG-4 (4/44 Italy), 9(Z)/JG-5 (Herdla 1/45)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18507 "Black 3" (dam 4/30/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 737410 "White 4" (lost 1/15/45)Wound Badge
Fighter & Assault Operational Clasps
Collided with another aircraft 15 January, 1945 during aerial combat near Herdla Norway, pilot disposition unknown. He may have collided with Uffz Ludvig Kirchner or Uffz Richard Lehnert. These two were known to have been involved in collisions on this date. Injured in a crash at Ferrara on 30 April, 1944 after aerial combat (JG-4 List).

Courtesy Christian Konig

24329 Zeuner, WalterUffz10/23/1921Wilkau-Hasslau7/JG-300 Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 681525 "White 11" (lost 9/11/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Renda; bailed but died of his injuries.
24330 Zeuschel, ErwinUffz4/JG-5 (Finland)Bf 109E-7 Werk# 4910 "White 18" (lost 11/9/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 November, 1942; Aerial combat, Rutshi-Chupa, northeast of Alakurtti. Mombeek MIA List.
24331 Zeyer, WilhelmOfw2/KG-40Fw 200C-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/20/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
24332 Zhishkov, VassilLtBulgariaAvia B-534, Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspOne of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as a fighter pilot and instructor. Neulen
24333 Zibell, PaulOfwIII/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0143 "F8 + KS" (lost 11/18/42)Bomber Operational ClaspAC reported lost at sea 18 November, 1942, 5 crew KIA (Fw 200 Losses, 1988 Book, H. Breuer). Added: Believed sd by fighters and crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, 40 miles from Barcelona. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Helmuth Knuth, Co-pilot; Fw Wilhelm Ehmke, R/O 1; Uffz Wilhelm Mehrens, R/O 2; Ofw Helmuth Häse, Flt Engr and Uffz Franz Sehri, Gnr (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Siebel or Zibull.
24334 Zibler, EmilFw369/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk# 14883 "Yellow ?" (lost 7/5/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43 Post.)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 5 July, 1943; Combat with a Pe-2, belly landing 10 km north of Belgorod, Map Quadrant 61/1/8/2. Mombeek MIA List. His first known victory, a Soviet MiG-1 3 km N of Zarysta on 14 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 5 km S of Schinkino on 18 September. An Il-2 at Krasnaya-Tsloboda on 23 September. A LaGG-3 4 km S of Akhtuba on 29 September. A LaGG-3 38 km E of Ilowinskaya on 11 October. A LaGG-3 at Nishorje on 17 October. A LaGG-3 7 km SW of Pitschngi on 20 October. A LaGG-3 3 km W of Gumrak on 22 October. A Yak-1 5 km N of Aehtuba (Azhtuba?) on 5 November. An Il-2 6 km NE of Kalatsch on 10 December, 1942. An Il-2 9 km NE of Pitomnik, and a 2nd 3 km W of Bekelovka, on 11 December, 1942. Two Pe-2s on 18 December, 1942. Two LaGG-3s in the Solotowski/Tschernikow areas on 26 December. A LaGG-3 5 km E of Jaskimorvka on 10 March, 1943. A LaGG-5 3 km W of Tschupchev on 13 March. A Boston near Artemovka and a LaGG-3 3 km SE of Kujansk on 17 March. Three LaGG-3s on 25 March. Nos 20 thru 23, two LaGGs and two P-39s on 20 April. His last, a Pe-2 N of Tomarewka on 5 July, 1943.
24335 Zichorius, WolfgangLt4/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19606 "White 2 + -" (lost 7/7/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 7 July, 1943 during aerial combat over belgorod.
24336 Zick, AloisUffz2/StG-77Ju 87D-1 & D-3
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
24337 Zick, SiegfriedLt12/25/1916Neustettin31 2/JG-1 (6/41 Netherlands), 7/JG-11 (6/43-3/44 Oldenburg), 8/JG-11 (7/44 S.U.) Bf 109E & F, Bf 109G-1 in JG-1 (7/42), Fw 190A-7 Werk # 431012 "White 7" in 7 Staffel 3/44 @ Oldenburg
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/24/44)



EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
18 bombers. His 1st victory, a Blenheim at Zouteland on 12 August, 1941. Another a B-17 east of Jade Bay on 27 January, 1943. A B-17 on 25 June, 1943. A B-17 on 26 July, 1943. His 5th, a P-47 5 km NW of Langeoog on 2 October, 1943. His 6th, a B-17 near Talge on 8 October, 1943. His 7th, a B-24 on 5 November, 1943. His 8th, a P-38 at Rhenen on 13 November, 1943. His 9th, a B-17 at Oldenburg on 26 November, 1943. His 10th, a B-17 on 16 December, 1943. His 13th, a B-17 (HSS) on 11 January, 1944. A B-17 at Wagenfeld-Silingen on 6 March, 1944 (Perry Claims). Another victory, a B-24 on 23 March, 1944. His 15th, a P-47 on 3 February, 1944. His 20th, a B-24 on 23 March, 1944, no location. Two P-38' on 15 April, 1944. His 25th, a P-38 at Rendsburg on 22 May, 1944. Nos. 26 & 27, a Yak-9 and an Il-2 on 15 July, 1944. He scored numerous victories over P-38 s of 20th & 55th FGs. Transferred to Russia, his first Russian victory, a Yak-9 on 8 July, 1944. A 2nd Soviet, a LaGG-5 on 20 July, 1944. Survived the war.
24338 Zickelten,LtI/KG-1 (Giessen)He 111H-3 (lost 4/7/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 7 April, 1940; accidentally struck the ground or an obstruction during a bombing mission. Remaining crew: Obs Lt Morgenstern (KIFA); R/O Uffz Müller (KIFA) and Gnr Sonderfüh Bauke (injured).
24339 Zickerhofer, JohannGefr14/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 1614 "White 14" (lost 9/23/41) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 September, 1941 during aerial combat at Preobrashenko.
24340 Ziebell, JobstObltStfkpt 1(H)/11 (S.U.)Fw 189 Werk # 0036 (lost 9/3/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 3 September, 1941 after being hit by flak at Jarnowo. Source: A. Mebius.
24341 Ziegast, KunoLt3/JG-54Bf 109E-3 Werk # 3454 "Brown 8 (lost 4/2/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 2 April, 1940: sd during aerial combat over Mötzingen (R.Randall).
24342 Ziegenfuss, KurtUffz63/JG-51 (1/43 S.U.), 9/JG-1 (4/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441011 "Yellow 17 + I" (lost 4/22/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 April, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 near Korbach. No known grave. His 1st known victory, two Soviet Il-2s on 8 January, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 7 May, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 8 June, 1943. A 5th, an Il-2 (m.H.) NE of Grebenki on 11 November, 1943. A 6th, an Il-2 (m.H.) at Bobruisk on 4 January, 1944.
24343 Ziegenhagen, HelmutLt10/10/1922II/ZG-76, 13(Zerst)/JG-5 (1/43 Finland)Bf 110F-2 (Trop) Werk # 5052 "LN + NR" (lost 1/12/43) Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
WIA 12 January, 1943; hit by Flak over Murmansk-Leningrad railway line, southeast of Pinsavaara, he force landed on the frozen Lake Pyavozero in Russia. His R/O, Uffz Franz Kirchmayer, was also wounded. Crew rescued. The plane was salvaged and brought to the UK in 1991. Six years later, it wound up in the Deutsches Technik Museum in Berlin (Source: AC Wrecks, Norway). Deceased 14 December, 1995. Jager Blatt article.
24344 Ziegenhagen, HelmutOblt3JG-54, 2/JG-11 (4/45)Bf 109G, Fw 190AEP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Three known victories, all Pe-2s on 16 April, 1945. Magnus Report, 15 victories. This could be Lt Ziegenhagen, previous record, pressed into fighters near wars end..
24345 Zieger, OtwinLt2/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170025 "Black 14" (lost 4/19/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured on 19 April 1944, crashing on takeoff at Lippspringe on a training flight. DOW 25 April, 1944. This family name may be Ziegler.
24346 Ziegert, KurtUffzKGzbV-102Ju 52/3m g4e "SE + KC"Transport Operational ClaspLanded at Vallsta Sweden on 17 April, 1940 when the pilot navigated over Sweden by mistake, and was in need of Fuel. He was carrying Gebirgsjager troops of the 112th Regiment, whose intended destination was Oslo Norway. Remaining crew: Uffz Heino Küchenmeister and Ofw Günter Saegert. The pilot was not positively identified by the author. The selection of pilot and co-pilot are mine. The AC was returned to Germany on 2 September, 1940. Source: B.Widfeldt
24347 Ziegert, PaulLtII/KG-26He 111H-6 & H-11
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/23/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
24348 Ziegis, ErasmusLt9/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 15051 "Yellow 2 + I" (lost 5/3/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 3 May, 1943 crashing at Marsala during an Alarmstart (Bf 109 Loss List).
24349 Ziegler, A.Lt4(F)/14 (Smolensk-Nord)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1417 (90% dam 2/21/42)Observer Operational ClaspNo injuries reported when this ac crashed on takeoff from the Smolensk-Nord airfield on 21 February, 1942 (D.Drury).
24350 Ziegler, AdolfFw3/JG-52Bf 109E-1 Werk # unk (lost 8/26/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 26 August, 1940: sd by RAF fighters and crashed into the sea off Copt Point, east of Folkestone, Kent. He was rescued from the sea by a small boat, possibly the victim of S/L John Ellis, DFC, flying a Spitfire of No.610 Sq. (D.Drury).
24351 Ziegler, ErwinUffz4/SKG-10 (Channel)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 47153 "White E" (lost 3/13/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 13 March, 1943, cause and location not reported.
24352 Ziegler, Helmuth3/12/1924JG-104 (7/44), 11/EJG-1 (Mackfitz 1/45), II(Sturm)/JG-4 (Rechlin 3/45)Me 163, Fw 190A-8 in JG-1Fighter Operational ClaspShot down by an American fighter during the last days of the war north of Sicherheit, but was able to bale successfully. Jager Blatt article. Deceased 26 September, 2002.
24353 Ziegler, JohannesFwSG unitFw 190F-8
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
24354 Ziegler, R.UffzStab/KGzbV-9 (5/40 Lippspringe) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk "9P + EB" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp Crashed his Ju 52 at Den Haag Holland on 10 May, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Crashed at Ypenburg airfield after being hit by 3cm AA fire. Uffz Ziegler taken prisoner.No mention of the crew (SGLO).
24355 Ziegler, RobertOblt2/16/1922 4(F)/122 (8/42 Kertsch, S.U.), 3(F)/121 (7/43 Toussus-le-Buc) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1119 "F6 + MM" (lost 8/23/42), Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430669 "7A + BH" (lost 7/27/43) Observer Operational Clasp KIA the night of 26/27 July, 1943; shot down by a Mosquito of RAF No. 85 Sq., piloted by S/L (later W/Cdr) Wilfrith Peter Green. His Ju 88 crashed in the Het Kanal (aka English Channel), Holland. All remaining crew washed ashore between 13 and 16 August, 1943, and were buried at Nieuwe Ooster Begraafplaats in Amsterdam. Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt Walter Salecker [or Saaleger per Ju 88 Loss List/LW Loss Report] (DK-G 7/2/42), Ofw Heinrich Gärtner and Uffz Albert Rippel. Wiki Luft data. Interned briefly on 23 August, 1942 when they made a force landing at Trabzon Turkey after running out of fuel (Özkan Türker). Added: Their final resting place is the War Cem, Ysselsteyn. Oblt Ziegler, CT-12-297; Oblt Salecker, CT-12-296; Ofw Gärtner, CT-12-298 and Uffz Rippel, CT-12-299 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Zeigler.
24356 Ziegler, Rudolf "Rudi"Oblt12/7/19166Stab I/JG-76 (9/39), 9/JG-54, Stab II/JG-54 (8/40 Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk# 1643 "White 5" (lost 8/30/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940 after colliding with a Bf 109E, Werk# 6072, flown by Oblt Hans Roth of 2/JG-54, over London/ Oxted Surrey. Both bailed safely from 20,000 feet. One known victory, his 1st, a Polish P-23, light bomber, at Klomnice on 3 September, 1939. On 14 May, 1940, he was shot down by F/O E.J. "Cobber" Kain of RAF No. 73 Sq.. He crashed into a field north of Sedan. His 2nd known victory, his 5th per the OKL Report, a Spitfire in the Dover-Canterbury area on 28 August, 1940. His 6th (per OKL), a Hurricane on 30 August, 1940, no location.
24357 Ziegler, WalterUffz12/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk# 462921 "Blue 14" (lost 12/17/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 17 December, 1944 after aerial combat with P-47s in the Bastogne area. Mombeek MIA List. The JG-4 List suggests he was wounded and died of his wounds.
24358 Ziegler, WernerLt10/22/19192/LG-1 (4/41 Greece; 3/42 Africa)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5235 "L1 + UK" (lost 4/20/41), Ju 88A-4 Trop Werk # 5548 "L1 + FK" (lost 3/5/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 5 March, 1942 at Fuka, three other unnamed crew MIA, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Shot down on 20 April, 1941 by RAF fighters, crew returned except for one KIA, who was unnamed. Ziegler an Ofhr at the time, was uninjured. Added: Shot down north of Karies Greece 20 April, 1941. Remaining crew this date: Gefr Heinrich Baumgartner, Obs (KIA, no known grave); Gefr Gerhard Baumann, R/O (WIA) and Uffz Hans Köppel, Gnr (WIA). Lt. Ziegler buried in the War Cem., El Alamein, in Crypt 4 (D.Drury).
24359 Ziegler, WilhelmOfw15/NJG-3 (7/43)Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 July, 1943, shot down off Dammholm/Holstein probably by return fire from RAF No. 51 Sq. Halifax, shortly after his victory (Boiten). One known victory, a Halifax 7 km E of Schleswig on 25 July, 1943. Jager Blatt article.
24360 Ziegler, WilhelmFw11/KG-30 (Aalborg)Ju 88A-4 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 10 January, 1944 when he collided with another Ju 88 over the dispersal area northwest of the Aalborg airfield during a training exercise. The AC crashed in a small forest southeast of Biersted Denmark, killing the crew of four. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Johann Uciechowski, Obs; Gefr Hans Möhlenberg, R/O and Gefr Dietrich Spannowski, Mech. All were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 14 January, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
24361 Ziegler, WilhelmFwNAGr unitBf 109G-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
24362 Zieher, OttmarLt11/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 330176 "Yellow 8" (lost 11/30/44KIC 30 November, 1944; collided with another K-4, Wk# 330221, piloted by Ofw Karl Gabriel, during a training flight near Neuruppin (Bf 109 Loss List).
24363 Ziehm, GerhardLt7/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4241 "F1 + HR" (lost 7/27/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 27 July, 1941; crashed and burned after being rammed over Krasnogwardeisk by an I-16 of the 157th Fighter Aviation Regt. flown by Lt. Vladimir Zalevskiy. Zalevskiy survived. The Ju 88 Loss List reported the date to be 7/25/41.
24364 Ziehm, HelmutFw6/27/1920Frankfurt/Oder10 9/JG-51 (10/40 Battle of Britain), 9/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12832 (50% dam 7/2/41), Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk "Yellow 12" (or Yel 6) (lost 4/9/45) EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 April, 1945 in the Vienna area (Magnus). Added: Holding the rank of Oblt in April, 1945, he was sd during aerial combat with Yak-3 fighters in the Vienna vicinity. No VDK burial match (D.Drury). His first victory, during the Battle of Britain, a Hurricane in the London area on 25 October, 1940. WIA 2 July, 1941 after being hit by Soviet ground fire, and making a force landing at Bobruisk in his F-2. His first known Soviet victory, a DB-3 on 24 June, 1941. Two more on 25 June, 1941. Another DB-3 on 30 June, 1941. A Pe-2 on 10 October, 1941. Two I-61s on 25 October, 1941. An I-61 on 16 November, 1941. A LaGG-5 on 8 March, 1943. Magnus Report, victories may be as high as 20.
24365 Ziehm, OttoUffz1/Kü.Fl.Gr-606Do 17Z Werk # 2676 (lost 8/26/40)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 25 or 26 August, 1940; failed to return from an armed reconnaissance mission over St George's Channel, between Wales and Ireland, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA): Lt.z.S. Horst Diedrich, Obs; Hgefr Otto Blüthgen, R/O and Uffz Heinz Homann (or Hornann), Flt Engr. Only known grave registry, that of Diedrich remembered in the U-Boat Mem at Möltenort of the Laboe Naval Mem (D.Drury).
24366 Ziehr, B.Uffz13/KGzbV-1 (5/40 Münster-Loddenheide) Ju 52/3m Werk # 6493 "1Z + HX" (lost 5/10/40) T His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 at Druten, shot down by light flak, pilot and crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: Pilot Uffz Ziehr returned to his unit. Remaining crew: Uffz R.Eickenberg, R/O (Ret'd); Ogefr E.Deinzer, Mech (Ret'd); Uffz O.Griesshaber, Gnr (KIA, bur Yssel CA-8-192) and Uffz K.Dietrich, Aux (Ret'd) (SGLO).
24367 Ziehr, LeonhardFw1/KGzbV-PosenJu 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
24368 Zielke, ErnstOblt2/Schl.G-1Fw 190F-3 Werk # 670065 (10% dam 7/4/43)Assault Operational ClaspUninjured in a minor accident 4 July, 1943 at the Wawarowka (Russia) airfield due to a servicing error.
24369 Zielke, KurtUffz48/JG-53 (6/43)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory in Sicily, his 1st, a P-40 at El Daba on 20 July, 1942. His 2nd, another P-40 at El Hamman on 24 July, 1942. A 3rd, a P-40 3 km southeast of Pantellaria on 10 June, 1943. His 4th, a Spitfire IX on 3 July, 1943.
24370 Zielske, HerbertUffzII/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1185 "L1 + KC" (lost 8/10/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in the Syrakusa harbor 10 August, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
24371 Ziemann, KurtOfw63/SG-4 (5/44), 3/SG-4 (8/44 S.U.)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 932290 (lost 1/23/45)
EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
KIA 23 January, 1945 during aerial combat with enemy fighters at Lippstadt. One known victory, a Spitfire 10 km E of Rome on 26 May, 1944. Transferred to the Russian Front, his first Soviet victories were two MiG-3s on 2 August, 1944. A 4th, an La-5 on 12 August, 1944. A 5th, a Yak-9 30 km NW of Kaboska on 18 October, 1944. A 6th, an Il-2 on 20 October, 1944.
24372 Ziemba, GeorgOblt2/14/19143/KG-66Ju 88S-3 Werk # 330256 "Z6 + AL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 30 July, 1944; shot down west of St Lo during a mission, All but Ziemba were able to bail safely. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Heinz Fromke, geb 11/25/1921, Obs and Uffz Werner Dieck, geb 8/16/1922, R/O. Source: B.Bines.
24373 Ziemens, HelmutGefr1/19/1917Stutthof7/JG-26 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3645 (lost 9/30/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 30 September, 1940 when he straggled on the return flight from England and was downed by a Spitfire. Crashed into the sea off Suffolk. Washed ashore and buried 18 October, 1940 by Southwold in the Cemetery at St Edmunds Church, later, Cannock Chase Block 1 Grave 302. Jager Blatt article. His date of death incorrectly reported as 24 September, 1940 (M.Croft). Alternate spelling: Ziemans.
Cannock Chase
24374 Ziemer, HeinzFw179/JG-11 (7/44 S.U.), 11/JG-11 (9/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 732285 "Yellow 14 + I" (lost 12/20/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 172972 (25% dam 1/31/45), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 961190 "Yellow 12 + I" (lost 3/24/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 24 March, 1945 in aerial combat north of Seelow. Injured during a belly landing on 31 January, 1945 due to a technical failure, no location given. Injured in a crash landing at Grossostheim on 20 December, 1944, no cause reported. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 18 July, 1944. One known western victory, his 11th, a P-47 in the Arnhem area on 25 September, 1944. Magnus, 17 victories.

Courtesy Christian König

24375 Ziems, HansLtII/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 4217 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 31 December, 1942 north of the Avord airfield, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all KIC): Uffz Heinz Droese, Observer, Gefr Leopold Bachler, wireless operator and Uffz Gerhard Weber, gunner.
24376 Ziems, HelmutLt1/30/232IV/KG-1, JG-101, 2/EJG Süd, 1/JG Ost, Stab JG-11, III/JG-53 (8/44 Reich Def)Fw 190A, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 164927 "Black <1 + I" (lost 8/4/44), Fw 190D-13
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 4 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 in the Soltau area, bailed safely. One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 at Calw, S of Pförzheim on 3 August, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) near Pförzheim on 3 August, 1944. Flugbuch (4/42 to 8/44). His D-13 (which belonged to Franz Gotz; for whom Ziems flew as wingman in 1944) is known to be on display at the Boeing Museum in Seattle, 2013 (F. Braun). Ziems living in a retirement home in Kaufbeuren, 2013, age 90.
24377 Ziems, MartinOblt11/27/1914Hamburg5/KG-2 Do 17Z-3 Werk # 3415 "U5 + LN" (lost 9/8/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 8 September, 1940; his ac exploded after being hit by AA fire, and was also attacked by a Hurricane of No.46 Sq., piloted by Sgt Stanley Andrew. The explosion scattered the wreckage over a wide area in the area of Leeds, near Maidstone, Kent. Only Oblt Ziems could be identified, and buried in the Maidstone Cem., CC/1/279. Remaining crew (KIA, bur CC as Unknown): Uffz Heino Flick, Obs; Uffz Wilhelm Trost, R/O and Uffz Wilhelm Selter, Gnr (D.Drury).
24378 Zierheim, AlbertGefr9/26/1922ZG-101, JG-110, 15/JG-300Bf 109G-14 "Yellow ?"Fighter Operational ClaspDeceased 26 June, 2003.

Courtesy Christian König

24379 Zierke, Günther UffzBerlinLufttorpedostaffel 8/KG-26 (Bardufoss Norway)Ju 188A-3 Werk # 190349 "1H + GS" (lost 2/23/45)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Ofhr Albert Ziessler and two other unnamed crew 23 February, 1945, cause unknown, location not reported . Source: SIG Norway & Ju 88 Loss List. Added: While searching for a convoy over the Norwegian Sea, one engine suddenly stopped due to technical problems. They aborted their mission and headed back to Bardufoss, but all four decided to bail once over land. They landed safely and were promptly taken into custody by Swedish authorities. The ac continued on and eventually crashed at Lurudalen. Remaining crew: Ofhr Albert Ziessler, Obs; Uffz Josef Mache, R/O and Uffz Kurt Becker, Mech.. (Flyvrak Norway).
24380 Zierner, HansUffz6/SG-2Fw 190F-8 Werk # 580690 "Yellow 3" (lost 7/22/44)Wound Badge, Assault Operational ClaspWIA 22 July, 1944 when his ac was sd by P-38's near Buzau, Romania (D.Drury).
24381 Ziersch, WernerGefrIV/JG-5Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20227 (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 2 November, 1943; emergency landing at sea west of the Sola Norway airfield during an operational flight. Source: SIG Norway.
24382 Ziese, WolfgangLt 1/Versuchsverband OKL (8/44), Sonderkdo Götz (10/44), Sonderkdo Sperling (11/44 Rheine), 1(F)/100 (1/45) Do 335V-3 Werk # 230003 "T9 + ZH", Ar 234B in Kdo Sperling Observer Operational Clasp This ac believed lost in April 1945 west of Nancy after becoming lost; Zieses not the pilot at the time. Source: Fritz Braun.

Courtesy Christian König

24383 Ziesemann, KarlFw12(StG)/LG-1 Ju 87B-1 Werk # unk "L1 + ?W" (lost 5/13/40) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 13 May, 1940 at Biesbosch (De Buisjes), cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: He, and R/O Uffz Günther Jordan taken prisoner and transported to England. The crashsite reported as being Giessendam, E of Sliedrecht (DVL Loss List).
24384 Ziesig, OskarOblt10/6/1919GelsenkirchenFFS-Neustadt-Gleve (39-40), JFS-Magdeburg-Ost, Erg/JG-2 (11/40 Le Harve), 8/JG-2 (3/41), redesig 10/NJG-1 (experimental 7/41), redesig 2/JG-1 (late 41), FW Werksstaffel (2/42), 6/JG-51 (11/42 Africa(11/42), Italy(3/43), Sardinia & Sicily(5/43)Bf 109E "Red 5" & F in 8/JG-2, Bf 109E-7 "White 8" & "White 13" (painted black in 10/NJG-1, in 7/41 as Lt), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10855 (lost 9/25/42) & Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15310 (20% dam 5/14/43) in 6/JG-51Class "C" Glider Badge
HJ Badge in Gold
Sports Proficiency Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 25 April, 1945. Completed compulsory service in the RAD before joining the Luftwaffe. Shot down with minor injuries (no mention of the Wound Badge) on 7 September, 1941 by the rear gunner in a Wellington bomber, this while in 10/NJG-1. Hie engine quit and he bailed safely. He bailed a 2nd time on 25 September, 1942 from his Wk# 10855, SW of Wüstensachsen, 50 km SW of Thüringer Wald, due to poor visibility in bad weather. Promoted to Oblt in May 1943 at Comiso Sicily. Ziesig made a force landing in a field in the village of Villarios (Sardinia?) in Wk3 15310, after running out of fuel while over water, but having enough height to glide into the field. In October 1944, he was assigned to the paratrooper unit Hermann Göring Panzer Division. Sometime after this, he volunteered for the Rammtragers at Rosenheim, but no mention of any misions with them. He was captured by American troops in Czechoslovakia and released four months later. Lived in Australia after the war as commercial pilot. Deceased early 2000s. Source: Alan Scheckenbach (Au.)
24385 Zietlow, OttoUffzIII/KG-40, 13/JG-301 (3/45 Reich Defense)He 177 in KG-40, Bf 109G-10 Werk # 150812 "White 11" (lost 3/2/45)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 2 March, 1945; this former bomber pilot, killed during aerial combat near Burg, on his first Reich Defense flight (C.König).
24386 Zigiotti, PietroMajItaly, Regia Aeronautica ItalianaKdr Gruppo Transporto "Velivoli" (7/44 San Pietro di Gorizia)SM.81Transport Operational ClaspNeulen
24387 Ziglarsch, AlbertFw8/2/1921Zuckmantel1(F)/123 (Italy 43)Ju 88A-4Observer Operational ClaspPOW May 1945 to 1947. Joined the Luftwaffe in 1941. 46 reconnaissance missions and 15 map-charting missions over the Mediterranean Sea, Southern Italy, Sicily, Malta and Sardinia. Remaining crew: Lt Goetz and Ofhr Kramer (DK-G), Observers; Uffz Helmut Fischer and Uffz Pieper, R/Os and Uffz Harald Homer, Gunner.
24388 Zigler, F.Ofw4/KGr.z.b.V-12 (5/40 Störmede) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk "G6 + ?M" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 near Ockenburg, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: The target this date was the Ockenburg airfield. The Ju 52 was hit by AA fire and crashed near Ockenburg. Pilot, Ofw Zigler, was taken prisoner and interned in the UK. Remaining crew: Uffz M.Dölker, R/O (POW/UK) and Uffz Heinrich Julius Floer (geb 7/1/1917), Mech (KIA, bur Ysselsteyn BH-2-37) (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
24389 Zihmann, DietrichLt11/13/1920BerlinIV/KG-1 ('41), 10/KG-1 ('42), 4/KG-2 (10/42), Stfkpt 11/KG-1 (6/43), Stfkpt 12/KG-1 (9/43), 5/NJG-3 (4/44), 9/NJG-2Do 217E-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/3/42)

EK 1 & 2
EP (6/15/42), Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & LOCS
24390 Zilinski, ErnstUffz9/KG(J)-27Fw 190D-9 Werk # 601302 "White 11" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA (date unknown) during aerial combat with US fighters. Jager Blatt 6/2001.
24391 Zilken, HelmutOblt12 Sch./Fl.Ausb.Rgt.82 Quackenbrück (7/39), 3/JG-21 (5/40), Erg/JG-54 (9/40), 9/JG-54 (8/40), 7/JG-54 (1/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 9/JG-54 Ar 76 Werk # Unk "WL + IYJA" (90% dam 7/14/39), Bf 109E-4, Two Bf 109F-2s, all three "Yellow ?" ( One F-2, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9651 "Black <<" lost 3/16/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 March, 1942 during aerial combat at Tigoda, north of Nowgorod. Prior, 18 September, 1940 in his E-4 damnaged 20% over the Guines-Süd airfield, pilot disposition unknown. On 25 July, 1941, another F-2 sustained 10% damage over Sarodinje, with no injuries to Zilken. One known victory, his 1st, a Hawk-75A at Cambrai, 26 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 12 August, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Hurricane near Ashford on 5 September, 1940. His first known Soviet, an I-16 Rata on 2 January, 1942. A 2nd, a I-16 Rata on 23 January, 1942. A Jager Blatt article in 1/2002, suggests his grave was found in a small Soldiers Cemetery near Tscherwino or Tscherioma. Magnus, 12 victories. Added: A student in 1939, Lt Zilken was uninjured when his Ar 76 engine failed during a climbing turn, and he made an emergency landing on the airfield taxiway at Quackenbrück. Source: Luftwaffe Crash Report via C.König 10/2022.
24392 Ziller, ErwinOblt Luft.Test Center, Rechlin (6/43) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1083 "GE + LA", H.IX.V2 (Horten lost 2/18/45) Fighter Operational Clasp Injured 18 February, 1945; died of injuries 20 March, 1945, after crashing the Horten V2 just outside the airfield perimeter due to engine failure. This second Horten prototype was the only powered Horten IX to fly (1945 Accidents List/S.Youngs). Took part in the testing of this A-5 as a Night Ground Attack aircraft, 22 June, 1943.
24393 Zillich, KarlOblt6/22/1921Hainburg Austria5/KG-27 (4/42 S.U.)He 111H-20 Werk # 700650 "1G + DP" (lost 4/12/44) RK(7/20/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/5/44)
EP(4/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
An Observer, he died of wounds 14 April, 1944 in a Sevastopol hospital; wounds received on 12 April, 1944 when his H-20 was attacked by 20 Soviet fighters over his own airfield at Sarabus Russia. He was buried in the local military cemetery. 268 combat missions. Source: Kaiser RK book.
24394 Zilling, GüntherOfhr3/8/192469/JG-54 Fw 190A-8 Werk# 174107 "Yellow 2" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 2 August, 1944 over Pontanbauld, near Paris. His AC exploded in mid-air as witnessed by Peter Crump. One known victory, a B-17 S of St. Die on 27 May, 1944. A Spitfire 10 km E of Caen on 8 June, 1944. A double victory on 14 June, 1944; both P-47s, one N of Nonancourt/Dreux, the other at St. Andre-de-lEure. A 5th, P-51 at St. Andre-de-lAure on 20 June, 1944. A 6th, a P-47 at Beaumont-le-Roger on 22 June, 1944.
24395 Zillmann, S.Fw2/KG-76 (France)Ju 88A-4 Werk # unk "F1 + AK" (lost 1/29/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 29 January, 1944 after being hit by flak; one other POW, two MIA, all unnamed.
24396 Zillmer, FwII/TG-1Ju-52Transport Operational ClaspSurvived a vicious attack on 12 May 1942, by Beaufighters of RAF No. 252 Sq. near Derna. His gunner, Uffz Graf von Polier did manage to shot down one of the attackers, piloted by Sgt Cripps and crewed by Sgt Bateman, both KIA, when their AC crashed into the sea.
24397 Zillmer, Herbert AlbertUffz29/JG-3Bf 109G-6 Werk# 441135 "Yellow 5 + I"
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 7 June, 1944; Unknown reason, mouth of the Orne. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 near Siegen on 12 May, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) at Wittenberg on 29 May, 1944. Mombeek MIA List (named Albert).
24398 Zilz, GottfriedFhr1Stab IV/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G "Black 4 + ~" (minor damage 12/23/44 & lost 12/29/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 29 December, 1944 during aerial combat near Alstätte, bailed safely. The same "Black 4 made a successful emergency landing in the Bad Godesberg area on 23 December, 1944 after combat with a P-51. One known victory, a Lancaster at Hagen-Iserlohn on 12 December, 1944.
24399 Zilz, HorstFw4(F)/122 (Reich Def-Ost)Ju 188D-2 Werk # 150990 (lost 3/10/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
MIA with his R/O Lt Uwe Lüthje and two other unnamed crew 10 March, 1945, cause unknown, location not reported. DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List.
24400 Zimann,Fw.Stab/KG-26 (7/40-12/41)Ju 88Bomber Operational ClaspKnown pilot for Observer Ofw Herbert Kunze (KIA 4/21/45) in the December, 1941 timeframe. Numerous anti-shipping missions in the west and in the Med.

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