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2601 Broening, HelmutUffz8/23/1915Bürow3/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L Do 215B WErk # 0060 "L2 + KS" (lost date unk) Observer Operational Clasp KIA when his ac crashed into the yard of the Bell Inn, East Socon, near St Neots, Cambridgeshire, cause and date unknown. Uffz Broening buried CC, Blk 5, Gr 44. Remaining crew (KIA): Lt Erwin Meyer Obs (?), (geb 1/9/1916, Berlin, buried CC, Blk 5, Gr 39); Uffz Erhard Hofmann, (bur CC, Blk 5, Gr 40. (Luftwaffe Graves UK). Alternate spelling: Bröning
Cannock Chase
2602 Broennle, HerbertLt12/25/1920München, Pasing594/JG-54, 2/JG-54 (6/41 S.U.), 1/JG-53 (5/43), Stfkpt 2/JG-53 (7/43)Bf 109E-4 Wk# 2797 (80% dam 5/27/41), Bf 109F-2 Wk# 9234 "Black 8" (20% dam 3/17/42), Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 Wk#18430 "Black 8" (lost4/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/15/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
All the Es & Fs (all Black Nos.) were in 4/JG-54. He was wounded in the E-4 on 5/27/41 when his AC was reportedly 80% damaged at the Wangerooge airfield. His 1st known Soviet victory, a SB-2 on 23 June, 1941. A triple Soviet victory on 6 July, 1941; all three SB-3s. An I-153 on 12 September, 1941. Shot down Soviet ace Lt Ivan Chulkov (9V) of 41 IAP on 2 February, 1942. Wounded the second time on 3/17/42 in the F-2 (9234) near Pogosstje. He lost another F-2 on 14 May, 1942 at Krasnogwardeisk S.U., but suffered no injuries. An I-15 on 22 October, 1942. A Pe-2 6 km N of Tscherwino on 23 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 7 January, 1943. Three Il-2s on 12 January, 1943. Two Il-2s on 22 January, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 5 March, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 17 March, 1943. Some sources spell his name Brönnle. KIA 7/4/43 during a low-level dogfight with Spitfires south of Catania airfield w/JG-53, when his G-6 Wk# 18430 "Black 8" engine seized, and he dove straight into the ground. 387 combat missions, 57 victories in the East, 1 U.S. heavy bomber, a B-17F, 20 km southwest of Insel Gozo.
2603 Bröer, R.UffzStab/LG-1He 111H (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 10 May, 1940 during the French Campaign, after crash landing his AC near Dendermonde. Source: A. Rosseels.
2604 Broese,Uffz2Erg/JGr. SüdFw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 at Frejus France on 25 May, 1944. His 2nd, another B-24 S of Cape Cameret Fr. on 26 May, 1944.
2605 Bröger,NJG-2Ju 88C (lost 1/31/44)Night Fighter Operational ClaspHis Ju 88 crashed at the Gilze Rijen Holland airfield on 31 January, 1944, cause and pilot/crw disposition unknown. (DeSwart)
2606 Brohn, WernerOfwKGr.z.b.V-108 Ju 52/3mg4e Werk # 2931 (total loss) Wound Badge
Transport Operational Clasp
WIC 11 April, 1942; crashing during an emergency landing at Reval Estonia (aka Tallinn) during a non-operational flight. Remaining crew (all WIC): Ogefr Walter Nordmann. Observer; Ofw Robert Füger, R/O and Ofw Gerhard Quernheim, Mech. Source: SIG Norway. Added: The cause of the crash was fuel starvation, or lack thereof (D.Drury).
2607 Broich, PeterOblt5/22/1914Altenrath, Siegkreis2 & 3/KG-2 (40), 12/KG-2 (8/42), 3/KG-2 (6/44), V/NJG-2 (12/44)Do 17Z "U5 + HL" (dam 7/10/40, crash land on French coast), Do 17Z-2 Werk # 3443 "U5 + HL" (dam 10/27/40, crash land again on French coast), Do 217E & K, Ju 188

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/19/42)
EP( 6/10/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
278 combat missions, 167 in the west and 111 in the east. Battle of France Battle of Britain Battle of Greece Battle of Crete Operation Barbarossa Battle of Białystok–Minsk Battle of Smolensk (1941) Siege of Leningrad Deceased 21 September, 1995, Neunkirchen..
2608 Broilo, RemoOffz CandItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana271a, 17o Gruppo, 1o Stormo (3/42 N.Africa)MC.202 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His two known victories were P-40s over North Africa on 20 March, 1942. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
2609 Brökelschen, HansLt9/3/23Asst Flt Instr JG-102 (2/44), JG-53 (1/45), Rammkdo Elbe (4/45)Bf 109G-6 "Black 252" (dam 4/7/45)Fighter Operational ClaspSource: A Franks & Murawski online photo submitted by F.Braun. Added: He was uninjured making an emergency landing after a ramming attack in his G-6, 7 April, 1945 (LOCS) Alternate spelling: Brökelschen.
2610 Bröker, JosefGefr1/JG-53Bf 109E-1 "White 15" (lost)Wound Badge(8/25/40)
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 25 August, 1940; Shot down with wounds during aerial combat F/O W. Beaumont of No. 152 Sq. and two other unnamed pilots, force landing at Buckland Ripers, England. Source: Jochen Prien & D.Drury.
2611 Brombach, WilliUffz6/KG-2 (3/43 Eindhoven) Do 217E-4 Werk # 5486 "U5 + CP" (80% dam 3/12/43) Bomber Operational Clasp On the night of 11/12 March, 1943 he participated on the raid on ball bearing factory at Newcastle-on-Tyne. After the bomb run, he was attacked several times by British night fighters which shot out his left engine. He was able to return to Holland and crash landed at 00.12AM, 2.5km east of Rosmalen, between Hertogenbosch and Eindhoven. Brombach and the wireless operator, Uffz M.Wiedmann, and the gunner, Uffz B.Schaaf, were injured , but the Observer, Ogefr Heinz Jendges was killed, buried Yssel AA-3-52.
2612 Brombeis,Lt37/JG-11 (9/44), I/JG-11 (4/45)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a P-38 E of Arnhem on 26 September, 1944. His 2nd, an La-5 on 15 February, 1945. His 3rd, a Pe-2 on 16 April, 1945.
2613 Bromber, DietrichFw9/20/19201/KG-6 (Channel)Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260183 (lost 10/1/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 1 October, 1943; crashed near Chievres Belgium due to his Ju 188 being overloaded. Buried Lommel, Block 59/313. Source: A. Rosseels & Ju 88 Loss List.
Lommel, Belgium
2614 Bromen, Wilhelm 'Bobbi'Oblt8/26/1915Dülmen, Westphalia84/StG-2, SG-151, I (Pz.)/SG-9Ju 87, Fw 190

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/30/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Dive Bmbr w/Pend & Assault w/"300" Oper Clasps
WIA 30 April, 1945 during aerial combat with a Spitfire. 965 combat missions including about 300 with the Fw 190. Seven aerial victories with the 190, including one Spitfire. One victory with the Ju 87. In addition, he destroyed 76 tanks, four armored trains and twelve supply trains.
2615 Brommbach, W.GefrPilot Trng. Sch. A. 42Ar 96 Werk # 964237 (lost)Fighter Operational Clasp in BronzeKIA 6 March, 1944 after being hit by enemy fire and crashed near Helmstedt while on a training mission.
2616 Brömme, H.Uffz3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (8/40 Schellingwoude)He 115C-1 Werk # 3263 "M2 + LL" (lost 8/29/40)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 29 August, 1940 during a reconnaissance over the North Sea, 50km W of Den Haag. Remaining crew: Lt.z.See H.Kinzel, Obs (MIA) and Gefr E.Henningsen, R/O (KIA, bur Yssel CX-12-287 (SGLO).
2617 Brönner, HugoOblt161/JG-51 (4/43 S.U.), 11/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.)Bf 109GEP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. His first known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 on 9 April, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-3 on 7 May, 1943. A 3rd & 4th, a U-2 and a LaGG-5 on 8 June, 1943. A 5th, an Il-2 on 13 June, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-5 on 5 July, 1943. A 7th, a LaGG-5 on 8 July, 1943. An 8th, a LaGG-3 on 10 July, 1943. A 9th, a LaGG-3 NW of Valki on 14 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a Yak-1 on 15 December, 1943.
2618 Broo, KarlLt132/JG-106 (3/44), 4/JG-53 (7/44 France), Deputy Kdr II/JG-53, Stfkpt 8/JG-53 (1/45), 5/JG-53 (3/45)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165230 "Black 10 + -" (lost 7/9/44; WIA, combat w/P-47 & Spitfire near Bernay), Bf 109G-14 & K-4 in JG-53EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Provided briefing to II Gruppe for Operation Bodenplatte. One known victory, a P-38 S of Strasbourg on 18 March, 1944. His 4th, a P-47 in the Caen area on 2 July, 1944. His 5th victory, a Spitfire on 1 January, 1945. His 6th, a P-47 on 14 Janaury, 1945. Nos. 7 & 8, both P-38s on 13 March, 1945. His 9th, a P-47 south of Strasbourg on 18 March, 1945. His 10th, a P-47 on 23 March, 1945. His 11th, a P-47 on 11 April, 1945. His 12th, a P-51 on 20 April, 1945. His 13th, a P-38 on 26 April, 1945.
2619 Brosche, KurtFw89/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8582 "Yellow 5 + I" (lost 8/17/42; eng fire, pilot bailed safely), Bf 109F-4 Werk# 8711 "Black
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 21 September, 1942; Combat with a fighter, area of Stalingrad. Mombeek MIA List. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 3 km W of Jersowka, at Yershovka, on 8 September, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 1 km S of Orlovka on 9 September, 1942. An Il-2 15 km SE of Stalingrad on 10 September, 1942. A 4th, a LaGG-3 S of Stalingrad, and a MiG-3 W of the city, on 13 September, 1942. An Il-2 2 km SE of Stalingrad on 14 September, 1942. Two Il-2s 5 km N of Kotluban on 18 September, 1942.
2620 Brose, FriedelLt1/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 6353 "V4 + JH" (lost 9/12/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 311 12 September, 1942 after being hit by flak (Ju 88 Loss List).
2621 Brose, HerbertLt.III/KG-4 (7/42 S.U.)He 111H-6 Werk # 7493 (lost 7/22/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(2/25/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. KIC 22 July, 1942 when his H-6 crashed near Kharkov-Voychenko airfielf for an unexplained reason, killing the entire crew. Remaining crew (KIC): Maj Hermann Kühl, Obs & RK Holder (11/24/40), Ofw Erich Lucke, R/O and Fw Walter Marquardt, Gnr..(Kaiser RK book).
2622 Bröse, RolfLt3(F)/122 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0529 "F6 + NL" (lost 4/10/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 10 April, 1941 during aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 72 Sq. (Sgts Casey & Prytherch) while on a recon mission to Newcastle. With one engine stopped, the AC was seen crashing into the sea off Boulmer, near Almouth. None of the crew were seen exiting the AC, as it sank quickly. Remaining crew: Uffz Ernst Helmer, Observer (MIA), Fw Karl Düx, wireless operator (MIA) and Fw Otto Gröbke, mechanic (KIA). Gröbkes body was later found at Amble.
2623 Brose, WilliUffz4/JG-2 (Evreux) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15282 "White 11 + -" (lost 7/30/43) Fighter Operational Clasp His G-6 shot down 30 July, 1943 in Wk# 15282 at Hummelo Holland, NW of Doetinchem, pilot disposition unknown. Added: KIA confirmed; buried Yssel BN-3-67 (SGLO).
2624 Bross, A.Ofw8/NJG-1 (7/44 Eelde) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 140341 "G9 +TS" (lost 7/7/44) Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp His G-4 crashed at the Eelde Holland airfield on 7 July, 1944, landing accident, pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Ofw Bross injured; the two unnamed R/O and Gnr, were uninjured (SGLO).
2625 Bross, Heinrich HeinzUffz22 Erg/JG-53 (7/41), 4/JG-53 (10/41 S.U.), FlgFr 10(Jabo)/JG-53 (4/42 N.Afrika)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 Wk# 7173 "Wh 5+ -" (lost 10/8/41), Bf 109F-4/B Wk# 7179 "Wh 9" (lost 4/4/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(10/8/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 4 April, 1942 over Malta, reason unknown. WIA 8 October, 1941 during an emergency landing, fire, at Insterburg S.U. (Prien). One known victory, his 1st, a Halifax on 24 July, 1941, no location.
2626 Brösse, RolfLt3(F)/122 (Schiphol)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0529 "F6 + NL" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 10 April, 1941; shot down by a Spitfire of RAF No. 72 Sq., crashing at Alnmouth, Northumberland. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Ernst Helmer, Obs; Fw Karl Düx, R/O and Fw Otto Gröbke, Mech.. Wiki Luft data.
2627 Brossler, BrunoObltStab/KG-55 (8/40 Villa Coublay Fr.)He 111P-4 Werk # 2898 "G1 +AA" (lost 8/14/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 14 August, 1940; sd by Spitfires of No. 609 Sq., piloted by F/O John Dundas & P/O David Crook in the area of Boscombe Down, near Middle Wallop. The ac crashed at Dean Hill, East Dean, Hampshire. Remaining crew: Obst Alois Stöckl (or Stoeckl), Obs & RK Holder (KIA, bur CC 2/2/35); Obst Walter Frank, Chief V Fliegerkorps (bur CC 2/2/32); Fw Heinz Grimmstein, R/O (POW) and Fw Jonny Thiel, Flt Engr (POW). Brossler bur CC 2/2/30. Source Kaiser RK book & D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
2628 Brossmann, WilliLt4/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440239 "White 19" (lost 4/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 19 April, 1944; crashed at Rehberg during a practice flight. Source: L. Wiegels.
2629 Brotz, FranzGefr1/4/1918Waldshut4/NJG-2 (Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88C-2 Werk # 880776 "R4 + CM" (lost 4/9/41)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 9 April, 1941 during aerial combat over RAF airfields with a Beaufighter of RAF No.25 Sq. piloted by Sgt S Bennet, by Langham. The AC crashed north of Oakham, Rutland, England. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Willi Lindla, R/O and Gefr Ewald Gorlt, Gunner.
2630 Brownn, HeinzUffz6/JG-27Bf 109G-4 (Trop) Werk # 19590 "Yellow 17" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 30 April, 1943 during aerial combat, crashed into the sea 30 km SE of Kelibia. Mombeek.
2631 Broy, HansOfw1/Kü.Fl.Gr-406He 115B/C Werk # 2733 "K6 + MH" (lost)Air-Sea Rescue Operational ClaspMIA 24 January, 1943 after attacking Convoy JW 52 in the Barentsee. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt Arno Kratz, Observer and Uffz Kurt Kleismann, R/O. Source: SIG Norway.
2632 Bruch, Werner aus demUffzInstructor Blindflugschule (BFS-4) (Kastrup De.)He 111P-3 Werk # 2444 "BA + NX" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 21 December, 1942 when, during a training flight, the AC ran out of fuel and attempted an emergency landing, hitting the ground at a steep angle (stalled?) near Nordre Dragorvej Rd. near Dragor, and burst into flames killing all seven aboard. Remaining crew: Uffz Remigius Trausner, R/O Instructor; Student R/Os Uffz Albert Knörr and Gefr Willi Leuker (geb 5/7/23 Schlaifhausen); Student pilots, Fw Otto Picker and Fw Heinz Tangemann; and Fw Simon Statz, Mech. All were buried in the Kobenhavn Bispebjerg Cemetery on 29 December, 1942. On 21 March, 1944, their remains were transferred to Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2633 Brücher, Heinrich HeinzFw107/JG-51 (7/41 S.U.), 3/JG-54 (8/43 S.U.), 11/JG-54 (11/43)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6618 (lost 7/23/41) in JG-51, Most likely a Bf 109G "White ?" (lost) in JG-54
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 January, 1944 believed to be due to engine failure over Towaschewo. Injured in a crash on 23 July, 1941 when he hit an obstruction at Schklow. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 1 August, 1943. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 2 August, 1943. A 4th, an Il-2 on 3 August, 1943. A 5th, a LaGG-3 on 5 August, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-5 on 16 August, 1943. A 7th, an La-5 on 19 August, 1943. A 8th, a P-40 on 14 October, 1943. An 9th, a Yak-9 on 11 November, 1943. A 10th, a Yak-9 on 17 December, 1943. Magnus report, 14 victories.
2634 Bruchholz, vonHptm1Schulsstaffel 1Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" in the Courtrai-Bottrop area on 21 July, 1944.
2635 Bruchlos, FriedrichOfw2/17/1919Berlin8/KG-76 (Achmer) Ar 234B-2 Werk # 140589 "F1 + AS" (lost 3/9/45) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 9 March, 1945 after being shot down by US flak at Fockenbachtal Niederbreitbach. Added: The Ar 234 was recovered in 1975 (D.Drury).
2636 Brück, AlbertOfw Fl.ü.G.-Süd, III/EJG-2 (4/45 Innsbruck - Reichenau) Me 262A-1a Werk # 170047 "White 1" (4/28/45), Me 262A-1a Werk # 500492 "White 8" (4/29/45) Transport Operational Clasp Little is known of this former Ferry pilot. Both of these ac were abandoned at the civil airstrip at Innsbruck-Reichenau (C.Sundin).
2637 Brück, HeinrichFw3/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8148 "3Z + BL" (lost 4/16/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 16 April, 1941, cause unknown.
2638 Bruck, HelmutObst2/16/1913Kittlitztreben, Krs. Bunzlau1I/StG-165, Stfkpt 1/StG-77, Kdr I/StG-77 (12/41), Kdr SG-77 (10/43), Kdr SG-151Ju 87B-2 "S2 + AB" in I/StG-77, Ju 87D in StG-77 & SG-77, Fw 190F & G in SG-77

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/20/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Twice he picked up downed crewmen behind enemy lines in Russia. Commanded SG-77 again in February, 1945. 973 missions, including 15 in the Fw 190. His permanent R/O was Ofw Franz Hettinger. One known victory, a Soviet I-15 on 15 January, 1942.
2639 Brück, Karl MartinLt8/1/1918Chemnitz1(F)/120 (Sola)Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430087 "A6 + CH" (lost 4/24/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 24 April, 1943 near Reykjavik, Iceland, on an operational flight, sd by American P-38s of 50FS, piloted by Lt H.R. Stengle and Lt J. MacNulty. The ac crashed at Strandarheidi Lava field, near Vatnsleysuströnd. Remaining crew: Fw Werner Bullerjahn, Observer (KIA); Uffz Anton Mynarek, R/O (WIA) and Fw Theodor Scholtyssek, Gunner (KIA), the deceased buried at Fossvogur Reykjavik Cem., Block G, Plot 1, Grave 1-36 (17 buried in this reported location per D.Drury). Note a researcher picture show the injured Mynarek eating a meal under guard in Iceland. Jager Blatt 5/2003.
2640 Bruckach, HerbertUffz5(Sturm)/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # 980208 "White 12" (lost 2/12/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 12 February, 1945 in the Sagan-Sprottau area, cause not reported. Alternate spelling: Brucksch (JG-4 List)
2641 Brücker, ErnstUffz3/8/19199/StG-2Ju 87 Werk # 5857 (lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 10 May, 1940 when he crashed his Ju 87 near Kapelle op de Bos, buried Lommel, Block 45/139. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
2642 Brücker, Heinrich 'Hein'Obstlt5/5/1913Kiel12.J/88(Leg.Condor), II/StG-163, Stfkpt 9/StG-2, Kdr III/StG-2(8/40, 4/41 Romania), Kdr I/SKG-10, Kdr SG-4(5/44), EKdo 262 (2/45), JV-44(3/45)Bf 109B (in Spain), Hs 123, Ju 87R-2 & Ju 87B-1(dam 8/16/40) in III/StG-2, Fw 190A-7s in SG-4, Me 262A-1a in April, 1945
Spanish Cross


Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
250 missions as Stuka and Assault pilot in WWII and another 250 missions in Spain. Kdr I/SKG-10 in June 43. His one known victory, a Hurricane over the English Channel on 16 August, 1940. Added: Earlier on 16 August, 1940, he and Gnr Uffz Alfred Zimmer, were slightly wounded, but managed to return to base. A Lt Heinrich Brucker was credited with an I-16 in Spain, an I-16. Brückner served in the post war Luftwaffe, deceased 14 June, 1984 in Eckernförde (D.Drury).
2643 Brücker, KarlFhr3/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170063 "Black 12" (lost 5/30/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173913 "Yellow 7" (lost 11/21/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 November, 1944 during aerial combat with Allied fighters (P-51s) in the Langensalza area. No known grave. Source: J. Geensen. WIA 30 May, 1944 during aerial combat near Salzwedel; bailed safely.
2644 Brucker, RolfOblt12/4/19173/StG-2 (Channel)Ju 87B-2 Werk # 0557 "T6 + JL" (lost 10/10/40)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 10 October, 1940;, collided with another Ju 87 at Foret de Brotonne, no further detail. Ju 87 Loss List. Added: Brucker buried in the German War Cem. at La Cambe, Blk 32, Gr 174. The second ac, Ju 87B-2 (same Staffel) was Werk # 0513 "T6 + FL", (pilot unknown/uninjured) whose R/O-Gnr, Gefr Franz Rother, was KIFA, buried La Cambe, Blk 32, Gr 168 (D.Drury)
2645 Brückersdorf, Wilhelm A.Uffz53/NJG-3 (Wittmundhafen) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5564 (15% dam 7/26/43 & 10% dam 9/1/43), Bf 110G Werk # Unk (lost 12/24/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC the night of 23/24 December, 1943; crashed at Haustenbeck, east of Augustdorf, near Detmold, cause unknown; victories may be as high as six. WIA 26 July, 1943 in Wk# 5564 by enemy fire at Wittmundhafen airfield, no mention of crew injuries (Boiten). One known victory, a Stirling ESE of Berlin on 1 September, 1943. A 2n, a Lancaster JB220 of No.97 Sq. the night of 18/19 September, 1943, 10km N of Sulingen, near Schwaförden (misidentified to a Bröckerhoff). A 3rd & 4th, both Lancasters on 22 October, 1943; one by Minden, the other 5 km S of Diepholz. A 5th, a Halifax near Stalförden on 4 December, 1943 (OKL Claims List). Wk # 5564 damaged a second time, 1 September, 1943 by bomber return fire near Perleberg (Bf 110 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Brockerhoff, Bröckerhoff or Brockersdorf.
2646 Brückmann, Friedrich "Fritz"Lt5/27/1921309/JG-52 (2/42 S.U.) Bf 109E & F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13476 "Yellow <3" (lost 7/20/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/17/43 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 20 July, 1942; crashing at Taganrog after a Yak-1 struck his tail assembly, possibly the ac of Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin. His first known Soviet victory, an I-26 on 18 February, 1942. A 2nd, an I-61 5 km SE of Staryy Salkow on 17 March, 1942. a MiG-1 10 km SE of Staryy Saltov on 14 May, 1942. Alternate spelling: Bruckmann.
2647 Bruckmann, HansUffzI/SG-10Fw 190F-8 Werk # 588214 "Black 9" (lost 1/28/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 28 January, 1945, cause and location not reported.
2648 Bruckmann, HeinzOblt10/NJG-11 (aka Kommando Welter & NJKdo-262)Me 262B Night Fighter (lost 1/21/45)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 21 January, 1945 in his 262 attempting an emergency landing at Wittstock, NW of Berlin. Osprey publ.
2649 Brückmann, HelmutOblt10/21/19142/Kü.Fl.Gr-806 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 4068 "M7 + DK" (lost 10/8/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW with two other unnamed crew 8 October, 1940; shot down by Hurricanes of No. 312 Sq., during sortie to Liverpool, making an emergency landing at Bromborough Dock, Mersey (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew: Obs Lt z S Herbert Schlegel (KIA, 4/6/1910, bur Cannock Chase Staffordshire, Blk 3, Row 4, Grave 118); R/O Uffz Helmut Weth (POW, 3/3/1915) and a photographer Sonderfüh Horst Lehmann. Pilot promoted to Hptm in captivity.
Cannock Chase
2650 Brückmann, Karl HeinzUffz7/NJG-1 (11/43 Twente) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 740038 G9 + ER" (lost 11/5/43) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His 110 crashed at the Twente Holland airfield on 5 November, 1943, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: He crashed after being shot up by a P-47 of 56FG. Uffz Brückmann bailed with wounds and hospitalized at Gronau; R/O Uffz W.Kanzler bailed safely and a Wart Gnr, Ogefr F.Leuchtenberger bailed with wounds and died later in a Gronau hospital (SGLO).
2651 Brückner,Ofw17/ZG-76Bf 110, Me 410
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 in the Schwabisch-Gmünd-Aalen area on 16 March, 1944.
2652 Brückner, HelmutOfw1(F)/120 (Sola)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1369 "A6 + RH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 10 December, 1943; shot down near Herdla by a Mosquito VI "Hp862/0" of RAF No.333 Sq., piloted by F/Sgt Harald Jensen and Navigator Remo Torkildsen. Remaining crew (all KIA): Oblt Karl Bender, Observer; Uffz Engelhard Felke, R/O and Uffz Werner Pautke, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Added: Crashed at sea west of the Herdla airfield, 30 km NW of Bergen (Observer Loss List)
2653 Brückner, HelmutLt1(F)/120 (Sola)Ju 88 Werk # unk (lost 11/17/43)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 17 November, 1943; crashed into the Norwegian Sea at Map Quardanant PlQu. 06/Ost/1018 after running out of fuel (Observer Loss List).
2654 Brückner, HugoFwIII/ZG-26 (Med)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360232 (65% dam 10/12/42), Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360249 "??" (80% dam 11/19/42)Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
WIA 19 November, 1942 during an enemy fighter attack at Arca, two other unnamed crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). WIA with one other unnamed crew 12 October, 1942; enemy fire near the gazala airfield (Ju 88 Loss List).
2655 Brückner, WolfgangHptm5/26/1920Dresden6/KG-1(4/40), 2/KG-1 (4/42), Stfkpt 3/KG-1 (3/43 Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300016 "V4 + EL" (lost 7/14/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/4/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
KIA the night of 13/14 July, 1943; shot down by a British night fighter at Avola, near Contrada Testa d Acqua. Remaining crew (KIA): Fw Friedrich Schwarz, Obs; Ofw Walter Rabold, R/O and Uffz Heinz Steglitz, Gnr.. (Ju 88 Loss List & KG RK book). About 400 missions.
2656 Brucks, HelmutLt1 & 2.J/88 Legion Condor, 9/JG-26Bf 109E-3 (lost)
Spanish Cross
EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 19 May, 1940 after aerial combat with Hurricanes near Kortijk, NE of Courtrai. He bailed successfully. 2 victories in Spain.
2657 Brucksch, GüntherOblt6/KG-1Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "V4 + WP" (lost 1/9/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/27/42 Post)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 9 January, 1942, no detail (DK-G Awards List & LOCS).
2658 Bruder, ErichUffz10/13/19193(F)/123 (Channel) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1189 (lost 11/4/43) Observer Operational Clasp KIC with his Observer Lt Alfred Wiezorke and two other unnamed crew 4 November, 1943, crashed at Bruz, near Rennes, cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The entire crew killed in the crash, and buried in the War Cem at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 11. Pilot Uffz Bruder, Grave 23 and Lt Wiezorke (geb 9/5/1915), Grave 62. Remaining crew: Uffz Siegfried Krueger (geb 11/2/1922) Gr 83 and Fw Ernst Masanek (geb 1/4/1918) Gr 1943 (absa3945).
2659 Bruder, WalterOblt1/25/1917Wiebelskirchen Wekusta1, Wekusta 5, Stfkpt Wekusta 51 (9/43 Atlantic) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1343 (lost 9/8/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/43)

EP (4/12/43), EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Meteorological Operational Clasp
KIC with unnamed crew near the Rennes airfield 8 September, 1943 due to engine trouble (Ju 88 Loss List & DK-G Awards List). Added: This crash location was Chartres-de-Bretagne, Ille-et-Vilaine, Fr. He is buried in the Ger War Cem at Mont-de-Huisnes, Fr., Vault 11, Grave 58. In an earlier incident, he was WIA 6 March, 1942 when in Wekusta 1. He was injured when his Ju 88A-5, Werk # 2190 crashed at the Pskov airfield, Pskov Oblast, Russia, due to engine malfunction (D.Drury).
2660 Bruderhofer, HermannUffz12/LG-1 (Africa)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2025 "L1 + ??" (lost 8/7/42)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Pilot and two unnamed crew injured when their ac crashed at Tobruk 7 August, 1942 after an engine fire during a non-combat flight (Ju 88 Loss List).
2661 Brudermüller, HelmutOblt6/21/19202 2/NAGr-4 (1/44 S.U.), 1/NAGr-4 (3/44) Fw 189A-3, Bf 109G-6/R2 Werk # Unk "Yellow 9" (lost 1/26/45)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge, Observer Operational Clasp
Injured 26 January, 1945 when he crash landed his 109 after combat, location unknown (LOCS). His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-7 on 8 January, 1944. A 2nd, a U-2 on 19 March, 1944.
2662 Brüdern, Hans JoachimLt1/10/19203/KG-2 (10/40 Lille)Do 17Z Werk # Unk (10/15/40), Do 17Z Werk # 2584 "U5 + HL" (lost 4/20/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 20 April, 1941 following a crash in the vicinity of Lamia Greece; sd by Hurricanes of No.33 Sq,. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Rudolf Hallfrach, Obs; Fw Heinrich Fehrenbach, R/O and Fw Alois Holler, Gnr. Earlier, on 15 October, 1940, he returned safely to Lille following an equipment failure over England. While losing altitude over England, the flight engineer, Gefr Hans Fellmann, parachuted into Cousley Wood, near Wadhurst, Sussex, and was captured. All others returned to base. Remaining crew: Uffz Richard Trinkner, Obs and Uffz Heinrich Fehrenbach, R/O (D.DRury).
2663 Bruegger, J.Ogefr4/NJG-2Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620442 "4R + LM" (lost 45) Night Fighter Operational Clasp AC lost either 28 January or 2 February, 1945 at the Mainz-Finthen airfield, no further detail. Remaining crew (dispositions unknown): Ogefr W. Elzner and Uffz W. Frank. Source: A. Rosseels. Note: I selected Bruegger as pilot from the customary positioning of the Flugzeug Führer when reporting the crew members. Added: Damaged by bombs on 28 January & shot up on ground 2 February (M.Balss & Natn'l Archives).
2664 Bruegmann, KurtHptm6/23/1902Saarburg14/ZG-26 (8/39), Stab/ZG-26 (8/40), II/ZG-26 (8/41), Stab/ZG-2 (4/42), Stab/ZG-1 (10/42)Bf 110F "S9 + BA (lost 11/18/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/1/41)
EK 1(9/25/40) & 2(9/16/40)
Wound Badge(6/29/41)
Destroyer Operational Clasp in Gold(8/3/41)
KIA 18 November, 1942; failed to return from a mission over Russia. His R/O, Ofw Kurt Derday also perished. One known unconfirmed victory, a Hurricane (?) on 15 May, 1940. DK-G Awards List &
2665 Brügelmann, HelmutFw38/JG-26 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 (lost), Bf 109E-4 Werk # 3728 (lost 1/15/41)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 15 January, 1941 when he crashed his E-4 E of St. Valery, France, the AC burning after a force landing. WIA 31 May, 1940 when he was shot in the hand during aerial combat with a Hurricane. He bailed over the Channel and was captured, but released when Dunkirk was taken by the Germans. One known victory, his 1st, a Mureaux at Löwen/Wavre, 16 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane northeast of Dunkirk, 31 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane west of Boulogne, 12 January, 1941. Alternate spelling: Bruggelmann.
2666 Brüggemeier, HeinrichUffz12/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 460393 "Blue 13" (lost 11/2/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 2 November, 1944 ; crash landed at Halle/Nietleben after aerial combat (JG-4 List).
2667 Brugger, FritzFhr4/30/1920Pforzheim1/KG-53He 111H-16 Werk # 161442 (lost at sea)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 10 December, 1944 after a mission over England, when he crashed into the sea off the coast of Sweden, near Grebbestad. Remaining crew: Ofhr Kurt Tornier (born 2/13/1924 Berlin, Buried at Gothenburg-Kviberg 3/6/45), Uffz Günter Lis (born 2/21/1922 Berlin, Buried in Denmark 2/27/45), Uffz Waldemar Vahle (born 5/7/1923 Mosgau) MIA and Fw Fritz Knop (born 10/5/1920 Brenkenhofstal/Stolp) MIA. The pilot and co-pilot were not positively identified by the author. The selection was mine, believing Brugger to be the co-pilot. Source: B.Widfeldt
2668 Brüggert, PaulFwWekusta 26 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430914 "5M + S" (lost 12/3/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew after an emergency landing at sea off Ancona 3 December, 1943, cause not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2669 Brüggout,Uffz115(Z)/LG-1BF 109E, Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Hurricane SW of Portland on 15 August, 1940.
2670 Brühan, EmilUffz1/JG-26Fw 190A-7 Werk # 431175 White 12" (lost 7/44), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 400241 "White 13" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 25 February, 1945 during aerial combat with P-47s 15 km N of Münster. He had broken away for his element due to mechanical problems with "White 13" and was attacked and seriously wounded. He died a week later. WIA 14 July, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 of 358FG 60 km W of Paris. Bailed successfully. WIA a 2nd time on 27 November, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 at Salzbergen-Rheine in Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171516 "White 3" (lost).
2671 Bruhe,Lt15/SG-4Fw 190A EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire 5 km W of Aquino on 18 March, 1944.
2672 Brühl, GüntherUffz8/JG-4 Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 682284 "Blue 12" (lost 11/19/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 19 November, 1944; "Verlegung" crash (?) at Dresden (JG-4 List). Added: Uffz Brühl was sd by American fighters near Dresden (F.Braun).
2673 Brühl, HeinrichOfw2(H)/14, 1/NAGr.-11Bf 109G-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2674 Brühl, PaulOfhr4/16/1922Köln, Nippes8/JG-1 (another source says he was in 2 Staffel when killed)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171639 "Blue 8" (lost 12/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 December, 1944 by Baschleiden in aerial combat with a P-51, while providing aerial cover for the Army troops over the Ardennes.
2675 Brühl, RichardFw8/StG-3Ju 87D-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2676 Bruhn, ErichOfw9/StG-1 (S.U.) Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2202 "J9 + ML" (or NL) (lost 4/23/42) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 23 April, 1942 at Mowztki, probably due to flak, no mention of R/O (Ju 87 Loss List). Added: Also MIA, his R/O-Gnr, Uffz Richard Kohl. No VDK burial matches on either crew (D.Drury).
2677 Bruhn, Heinrich HeinFw91/JG-54 (11/41 S.U.), 3/JG-54 (4/42), 4/JG-54 (12/42)Bf 109F-2 Wk# 8935 "Yel ?" (15% dam 4/13/42), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 10354 "White 4" (lost 12/30/42)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 30 December, 1942 southeast of Staraja-Russa S.U.. On 13 April, 1942, he was injured when his "8935"suffered 15% damage overturning on landing at the Riga-Spilve airfield after a non-operational flight. His first known Soviet victory, an DB-3 on 30 November, 1941. A 2nd Soviet, a P-40 on 26 June, 1942. A 3rd, a Pe-2 on 3 August, 1942. A 4th, an Il-2 on 30 August, 1942. Because 4/JG-54 AC bore white numbers, I have identified Hein Bruhn in 4/JG-54 at the time of his death.
2678 Bruhn, KarlUffz7/JG-26Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5728 "White 6 + I" (lost 2/15/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 15 February, 1943 during aerial combat with a Spitfire 15 km NW of Dunkirk.
2679 Bruhnke, ErhardFw10/14/1919Mackensen27/NJG-1 (10/41), 4/JG-1 (5/43 Woensdrecht) Bf 110, Bf 109G, Fw 190A-4 Werk # 629 (lost 1/27/43), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5438 (30% dam 5/2/43 minor takeoff accident, pilot OK), Fw 190A-5 Werk # 7212 "Black 2" (lost 8/31/43)
EK 1 & 2 Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 31 August, 1943 during aerial combat near Dachsenhausen, by Koblenz (Geensen). He was uninjured when he was arriving at Woensdrecht during an Alarmstart and his A-4 was destroyed. Shot down with wounds in Werk # 629 on 27 January, 1943 opposing a B-24 raid on Wilhelmshaven. He was rescued by ASR craft. One known victory, a Manchester on 14 October, 1941, no location. A 2nd, a Spitfire 60 km east of Margate on 31 May, 1943.
2680 Bruhns, ErwinFw59/JG-51 (4/42 S.U.)Bf 109F & G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. His first known Soviet victory, a Yak-1 on 27 April, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 30 km WSW of Olenino on 3 December, 1942. A 3rd, an Il-2near Timinev on 4 December, 1942. A 4th, a Pe-2 on 23 February, 1943. A 5th, a MiG-3 on 8 May, 1943.
2681 Brumm, HelmutHptmFFS 1B Schweinfurt (6/44), Instr 3/JG-117 & JG-105 (44-45) Bu 181, Bu 131, Fw 58, W34, Si 204 & Ar 96 Combined Pilot-Observer Badge # 923/44 Source: R.F. Adams via R.Snape. Added: This may be the Helmut Brumm in TG-30 prior to becoming a pilot (LOCS).
2682 Brummer, JosefLt1/13/1917Nuppling11(H)/13 (6/42)Hs 126B-1 Werk # Unk (lost 5/9/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/31/43)

EK 1 & 2
EP (6/15/42), Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 9 May, 1943; sd by fighters in the vicinity of Staraja, Russia. A 2nd version; lost over the Ilmensee (LOCS &DK-G Awards List).
2683 Brümmer, RolandUffz2/JGr. SüdBf 109F-4 Werk # 8166 "Red 9" (lost 1/31/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 31 January, 1944 near Avignon France due to an engine fire. Buried Dagneux France, Block 17, Grave 310 (Heinrich Braun).
2684 Brummerstedt, HansFw10/5/1914Brünsbuttel10/NJG-1 Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6144 "White 10" (lost 12/11/40) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 11 December, 1940 when his 109 crashed into the North Sea by Westkapelle Holland, due to engine damage (DeSwart). Alternate spelling: Brummerstädt. Added: Burial Yssel BC/3/62 (M.deWolf). Note: this loss reported in a JG-1 Casualty List.
2685 Brummert, BernhardFw1/15/1919Hamm1/JG-53 (Reich Def) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 6103xx "White 2" (lost 12/25/44) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 25 December, 1944 south of Stuhlweissenburg, cause not reported. Added: Stuhlweissenburg is German for Szekefehervar, Hungary. The place of death per VDK, is in the area of Varpalota, 21km west of Szekefehervar. Fw Brummert went missing after aerial combat with Yak-9 fighters. His remains could not be recovered for transfer to the collective cemetery at Veszprem, Hungary, and he is commemorated in the memorial book there (D.Drury).
2686 Brumund, JohannesUffzII/JG-26 (joins 12/44), 6/JG-26Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210139 "Black 12" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 21 February, 1945 when returning from a mission in "Black 12", he was hit by his own flak and died in the ensuing crash SE of Meppen. Another source identifies the Werk # as 211135
2687 Brumund, KurtUffz1/11/1921Jever6/JG-1Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7021 "Yellow 12" (lost 8/12/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 August, 1943 resulting from B-17 return fire during aerial combat near Düren. Buried Düren-Neuer Friedhof, Feld X Grave 10. Alternate spelling: Brummund. Source: J. Geensen.
2688 Brun, HeinzUffzII/JG-26Fw 190D-9 Werk # 500386 50% dam 2/4/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 4 February, 1945 at Plantlünne airfield due to a servicing error.
2689 Brune, W.Ofhr7/KG-51 (10/44 Bonn-Hangelar)Fw 190G-3 Werk # 933346 (lost 10/29/44)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 29 October, 1944; sd by a night fighter in the Helmond area. Buried Bahnhofstr. Schwelm in a single grave (SGLO).
2690 Brünglemann, ManfredLt7/KG-6Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144545 "3E + DR" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspThis AC is listed as "Lost" the night of 24 May, 1943 on a raid against dock installations at Sunderland. Cause, location and crew disposition unknown.
2691 Brüning, KarlStbsFw5/KG-55He 111P-4 Werk # 2994 "G1 + GN" (lost 3/12/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 12 March, 1941 after his ac was sd by a Defisnt night fighter of No.264 Sq., piloted by F/O Frederick D. Hughes, and crashed at Ockley, Surrey. Remaining crew (KIA, bur CC, Blk 1): Fw Alexander Düssel, Obs (bur Row 1, Gr 28); Fw Konrad Steiger, R/O (bur Row 11, Gr 433) and Ofw Willi Weisse, Flt Engr (bur Row 11, Gr 427) (D.Drury).):
Cannock Chase
2692 Brüning, OttoLt41/JG "Herrmann", 1/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 1/30/44 at Mönchen-Gladbach)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 30 January, 1944 at München-Gladbach after running out of fuel. One known victory, an unidentified AC at Bochumon 29 September, 1943. A 2nd, a Lancaster at Frankfurt on 4 October, 1943. A 3rd, a "4 mot" W of Hannover on 9 October, 1943. A 4th, a Halifax NE of Frankfurt on 20 December, 1943. Magnus Report & Boiten, 12 victories. Alternate spelling: Brünning.
2693 Brünjes, BernhardOfw8/JG-77 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk# 787460 "Red 7" (lost 4/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 1 April, 1945; Reason and place unknown. Mombeek MIA List.
2694 Brunk, AlbrechtFw9/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 7219 "Yellow 6" (lost 11/28/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 28 November, 1942 south of Castelli, cause unknown.
2695 Brunk, OttoFhr5/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1397 "Black 2" (lost 10/29/40)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 29 October, 1940 after being shot down by Spitfires of RAF No. 602 Sq. south of London.
2696 Brunke, G.Uffz4/JG-1 (1/43 Woensdrecht) Fw 190A-4 Werk # 0629 "White 10" (lost 1/27/43) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp His A-4 crashed at Heidenschap Holland, west of Fluessen, on 27 January, 1943, cause and pilot disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Shot down with wounds during aerial combat with a B-24. He crashed between Het Heidenschap and Elahuizen, on the NW bank of Lake Fluessen (SGLO).
2697 Brunke, HelmutUffz88/JG-51 (S.U.)Fw 190A-3 Werk # 253 (lost 3/13/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 March, 1943 during aerial combat south of Orel. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 1 August, 1942. A 2nd & 3rd, an Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 23 February, 1943. A 4th, a Pe-2 on 12 March, 1943. His victory count may be higher than 8 (Magnus).
2698 Brunkhorst, MagnusOfw39/JG-2 (7/41)Bf 109F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire over the Isle of Wight on 18 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 8 July, 1941, in the Calais-Marck area. His 3rd, a Whirlwind on 6 November, 1941, no location.
Courtesy Oleg Marin
2699 Brunmayr, AloisUffz6/3/1920Waizenkirchen4/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5323 (lost 11/14/43) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 14 November, 1943; crash landed at Goldbach due to engine failure. Remaining crew (KIC): R/O Uffz Erich Hinz (geb 11/4/1923 Dachshausen) and Engr Ogefr Johann Lescher (geb 1/29/1919 Faid, Kochem).
2700 Brunn, Eberhard vonLt7/KG-54 (7/43 Med), Adj II/KG(J)-54 (45)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 300037 "B3 + KR" (lost 7/11/43), Me 262A/1aWound Badge
Bomber & Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 11 July, 1943 after being attacked and shot down by enemy fighters at Gela; remaining unnamed crew bailed safely w/o wounds (Ju 88 Loss List &

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