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2701 Brunn, HeinzUffz26/JG-27 (4/43 Med)Bf 109G-4 (Trop) Werk # 19590 "Yellow 17 + -" (lost 4/30/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 30 April, 1943 over the Bay of Tunis, cause unknown. One known Desert victory, a Spitfire 5 km southwest of Souk-el-Arba on 26 April, 1943. His 2nd, a P-38F 25 km west southwest of Marettimo on 29 April, 1943. (He may have been wingman for Bernd Schneider this date.)
2702 Brünn, HeinzUffz10/JG-26Fw 190D-9 Werk # 500386 "Black 4" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIFA 3 February, 1945 when, on takeoff from Plantlünne airfield, he hit a water puddle at high speed and flipped over, severly damaging the AC and injuring himself. This could be the Heinz Brunn in previous record in JG-27 in 43.
2703 Brunner,Uffz2/NJG-1Bf 110, Ju 88ANight Fighter Operational ClaspUS POW near wars end. After the war, flew in the Bw-Luftand was killed in a crash in 1969. Jager Blatt 5/2003.
2704 Brunner, AlbertOfw7/17/1918Dörtel, Württemberg536/JG-5 (4/42 Norway & Finland)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10161 (lost 8/21/42; eng dam, pilot OK, bailed safely), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10144 "Yellow 7" (lost 9/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13923 (lost 4/43), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14802 (lost 5/7/43)
RK(7/3/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (8/2/43 Post.)
EP(4/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 May, 1943 during aerial combat with a P-39 near Polarnyje Russia in his Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14802, when his parachute did not open due to insufficient altitude. He had just downed his 53rd victory and his AC suffered engine damage during the skirmish. 135 combat missions, all victories in the East. On 21 August, 1942, his AC, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10161 suffered engine damage, he bailed out near Motewski Russia, his AC destroyed. MIA 5 September, 1942; listed as MIA after aerial combat, but returned 4 days later. Uninjured in his G-2 which crashed at Petsamo, damaged during aerial combat. (SIG Norway). Bowers/Lednicer, 53 victories.
2705 Brünner, FriedrichUffz77/JG-5 (3/44 S.U.)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 NW of Prummaki on 17 March, 1944. A 2nd, a P-40 on 23 April, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 27 June, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 28 June, 1944. Nos. 5, 6 & 7, two Yak-9s and a Boston III on 4 July, 1944.
2706 Brunner, JosefFw72/NJG-1 (8/43), 10/NJG-6 (9/44)Bf 110G-4EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 March, 1945 during a night mission in the Oppenheim area. The remainder of the crew; BS Uffz Franz Felbemaier and BF Uffz Horst Römer, were also KIA. One known victory, a Halifax N of Templin on 24 August, 1943. A 2nd, a Lancaster S of Dürkheim and a 2nd Lancaster 8 km W of Koblenz on 23 September, 1943. A 4th, a Halifax NW of Hook on 9 October, 1943. A 5th, a B-24 W of Bucharest on 8 May, 1944. A 6th, a Wellington at Szombathely on 20 September, 1944. Magnus.
2707 Brunner, KarlUffz4/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173077 "Green 10" (lost 8/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 August, 1944; killed during a belly landing at Dammartin after aerial combat in the Mantes area. Source: L. Wiegels
2708 Brunner, OttoOfw9/SG-77Fw 190FAssault Operational ClaspMIA, no date given. Jager Blatt article.
2709 Brunner, RichardMajStfkpt 11/KG-55 (3/41), Kdr IV/KG-55 (1/43), Stfkpt 7/KG-55 (4/43), Kdr I/KG-55 (10/43), Kdr KG(J)-55 (11/44 to 5/45) He 111H in IV Grp, Bf 109G in I Grp and as Kdr KG-55
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/44)

EK 1 & 2
EP (8/9/43), Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & LOCS.
2710 Brunner, WolfgangFw26/JG-1Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550757 "Yellow 1" (50% dam 10/14/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Koblenz on 14 October, 1943. WIA during the B-17 incident and overturned on landing at Mainz-Finthen. His 2nd, a B-24 SW of Salzwedel on 8 April, 1944.
2711 Brünnler, JohannLt1II/JG-1, 7/JG-51 (2/44 S.U.)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680552 "Black 18" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 June, 1944 during aerial combat with six P-51s at Chateaudun, near Caen. His body was found in the wreckage. No known grave. His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-7 on 21 February, 1944.
2712 Brunnthaler, FranzLt10/22/1923Vienna, AustriaTech Trng Schs., Flt Sch (11/41), 1/StG-77 (7/42), Erg/Fl.Ü.G.-1 (12/43), 2/Fl.Ü.G.-1 (3/44)Ar 96, Ju 87, Ju 88, Ju 188, He 111, Do 217, Me 262 EK 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze & Transport Clasp
The EK and Bomber Clasp won for at least 20 missions in the Ju 87 Dive Bomber. Data found on document grouping on Internet.
2713 Bruno,LtFl.Erg.Gr. (See) Kopenhagen (Oresund)Bv 138C Werk # 1008 "6H + NH" (lost)Wound Badge
Air Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
WIA 8 February, 1943 when three minutes after takeoff from Kobenhavn Sea, he lost height , crashed and burned. Their mission was to fly escort for 27 U-Boat Flotilla. Remaining crew: Lt Walter Link, R/O (WIA); Uffz Herbert Vogel, Mech (WIA) and Oblt zur See Helmuth Giebfried, Observer (KIA) and buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2714 Brunotte, ErichFw192333I/NAG-102, 13/JG-51 Bf 109F,G & K, Fw 190A-6, A-8, D9 & TS
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Joined the Luftwaffe pilot Training in June, 1941. Served in the Soviet campaign. Data found on autographed card online. Additional data provided by Michel Sergent. Alternate spellings: Bünott and Brunott. Survived the war, youtube video.
2715 Bruns,Fw13(Z)/ZG-1 Bf 110D/0 Werk # 3304 "L1 + CH" (lost 9/27/40) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 27 September, 1940 during aerial combat, crashing at The Gale, Chelwood Gate, Ashdown Forest, near East Grinstead. His unnamed gunner was also KIA (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: The unnamed crewman, Gefr Franz Gröbl (geb 4/21/1916), buried CC, Blk 1, Gr 3 (Luftwaffe Graves UK).
Cannock Chase
2716 Bruns, BernhardOfhr9/JG-27 (Köln-Wahn) Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780823 "White 5 + I" (lost 10/5/44) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 5 October, 1944 after aerial combat in the Wesel area (Mombeek).
2717 Bruns, BertholdUffz6/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 werk # 5766 (60% dam 8/10/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13291 (60% dam 9/14/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 14 September, 1942 during an emergency landing at Ust-Labinsk, cause not reported (Bf 109 Loss List). Injured in a landing accident at Solzy on 10 August, 1941.
2718 Bruns, EwaldFw1(H)/23Hs 126 Werk # 4107 "6K + EH" (lost 4/6/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 6 April, 1941 At Kriva-Palanka Yugoslavia, cause unknown. His Observer, Hptm Hans Hoffmann was also killed. Obs Loss List
2719 Bruns, HolgerLtII/JG-26 (joins 9/43), 5/JG-26Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530922 "White 14" (lost 11/5/43), Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470082 "White 3" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 19 January, 1944 when his "White 3" engine caught fire in flight at Givet-Meuse. WIFA 5 November, 1943when his engine seized up over Ghent. He mad a hurried landing at Deinze, 15 km SW of Ghent, destroying his "White 14" and trapping him inside. Onlookers were able to remove the slightly injured Bruns.
2720 Bruns, Karl HeinzUffz4/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140734 "L1 + DM" (lost 9/14/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew near Tobruk 14 September, 1942; crashed due to engine trouble after a flak hit (Ju 88 Loss List).
2721 Bruns, MartinUffz1/JG-5 (Norway)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 5448 (lost 8/10/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 10 August, 1942; crashed at Örlandet Norway due to pilot error during a non-operational flight. Source: SIG Norway.
2722 Brunsmann, HeinrichUffz5/JG-77 (8/40 to 4/41 Norway) Bf 109D, Bf 109E-3 Werk # 5011 "Yellow 8" (10% dam 10/40), Bf 109E-4 "Yellow 2" (dam 3/8/41) Fighter Operational Clasp Flugbuch. Belly landed his "Yellow 8" at Tronheim-Vaernes on 23 October, 1940, pilot disposition unknown, a Gefr at the time. Uninjured in a second crash, 8 March, 1941 when he made a crash landing at the Brest-Langedoc airfield due to motor damage (A.Rosseels).
2723 Bruscagin, RaimundUffz11/JG-5Bf 109G-6 Werk# 410816 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 7 December, 1944; Aerial combat, crashed into the sea near Gossen. Mombeek MIA List.
2724 Brüschke, HelmutOfw7/23/1914III/JG-2Fw 190D-9 (lost 4/8/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 8 April, 1945 in the Hessen area, no further detail.
2725 Brüsl,Hptm11/NAGr-12Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Fiat br 20 20 km NE of Podgorica (Balkans) on 3 April, 1944.
2726 Brusse, KarlFw4/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1144 "6G + JR" (lost 5/22/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 22 May, 1943 due to enemy fighter attacks near the Kursk Bahnhof. Ju 87 Loss List
2727 Brüssel, FriedrichFw3/JG-301Fw 190A, Bf 109G-6 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 February, 1944 in aerial combat in the Göppingen area. Also MIA on Mombeek List.
2728 Brussig, ReinholdLt Wekusta 2 (Wettererkundungsstaffel-2 (Weather Sq.) Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430061 "GM + CU" (35% dam 5/27/42), Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430017 "SL + GQ" (lost 6/11/42) KIA 11 June, 1942, lost at sea, Pl.Qu. 15W/7030, cause unknown. His remains recovered 29 September, 1942. Remaining crew (MIA): Gottfried Ropp, Uffz Hans Radau, geb. 9/19/20, and Fw Wierbig. Jager Blatt 4 & 6/2001. Added: On an earlier incident, on 27 May, 1942, the crew were uninjured when the ac collided with a windsock in high winds. Note the difference in the names of the same crew members! Lt Otfried Repp, Reg Rat (Met); Uffz Hans Radau, R/O and Fw Johannes Wiersig, Gnr/Mech (absa3945).
2729 Brüssner,Lt13/NJG-7Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" opposing the Brunswick Raid on 13 August, 1944.
2730 Brüst, LudwigFwIV/KG-3Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6290 (lost)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Injured in a takeoff crash 18 April, 1942, from the Chievres airfield. Source: A. Rosseels.
2731 Brust, WilhelmOfwKG unitJu 88A, He 111H
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2732 Brüstellin, Hans-HeinrichObstlt10/20/19094Leg.Condor(36), I/JG-76(later II/JG-54), Kdr I/JG-51(8/40 Wissant), I/JG-53(11/40), JG-54, JG-106Ju 52, Ju 86, Bf 109B & D, Bf 109E-4/B in JG-53; Ar 96, Bf 109 & Fw 190 in JG-106
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Blenheim at Beauvais, north of Paris, 5 June, 1940, while in Stab I/JG-51. His 2nd, a Hawk-75 over the English Channel on 5 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire over England on 13 August, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane on 15 August, 1940, no location. Seriously wounded during this encounter, he managed to return to base where he crash landed his Bf 109E, and was pulled from the burning wreckage. This kept him out of action for seven weeks. Channel pilot. Brüstellin replaced Hans Karl Mayer as Kdr I/JG-53 after Mayers death in October, 1940. Hans was Stfkpt of 3/JG-135 until named Kdr of I/JG-51 in October, 1939, replacing Ernst von Berg. He was Kdr JG-106 in September, 1944. Deceased 7 February, 1997. Alternate spelling: Brustellin.
2733 Brütt, JoachimLt12/NAGr-2 (7/44 S.U.; 2/45 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-5 Werk # 201799 "Black 5" (lost 2/5/45) EK 2
Night Observer Operational Clasp
MIA 5 February, 1945 due to flak in the Grottkau area. His first known victory, a Soviet P-51 on 15 July, 1944. Alternate spelling: Brutt.
2734 Brütting, GeorgObltKG-27 (May have been an Observer)He 111P & H
EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Author of the book, "Das waren die deutschen Kampflieger-Asse, 1939-1945", (Publ 1975) from which most of the bomber pilot data was recorded. He is listed as a crew member with Hptm Peters on a 12 April , 1941 mission over the Vandeville airfield, near Lille.
2735 Brutzer, ArthurHptm11Stfkpt 9/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5572 (20% dam 7/19/41; flak hit to radiator at Lunga, pilot OK), Bf 109F4/R1 Werk# 13207 "Yellow 1" (lost 5/12/42)EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 May, 1942; Aerial combat over Koplink. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 9th, a Soviet SB-2 on 5 January, 1942. An I-153 on 13 January, 1942. This may have been unconfirmed, since his 10th victory, recorded by OKL, was an "Unidentified AC" on 19 January, 1942. Two SB-2s on 4 February, 1942. An SB-2 and a MiG-3 on 5 February, 1942. A MiG-3 on 25 February, 1942. The numbered victories above may be incorrectly numbered.
2736 Brüwer, Karl HeinzLt6/16/1925WuppertalStabsstaffel/JG-51Fw 190A-8 Werk # Unk (lost 2/27/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 27 February, 1945 when his ac crashed in the area of Pillau-Neutief airfield, E. Prussia, cause unknown. Lt Brüwer is buried in the German War Cem at Baltiysk (formerly Pillau), Russia, in Blk A1 among the unknowns (D.Drury).
2737 Brychy, WernerFw6/18/1919Kaltennordheim3 4/JG-2 (8/41 Channel), 5/JG-2 (10/42) Bf 109F in 41, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0533 "White 3" (lost 10/21/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 21 October, 1942; he flew into a hillside at Bindon Hill, Lulworth Cove, Dorset due to poor visibility (D.Drury); buried Wareham Cem., Dorset, Section B, Row O, Grv 37 (M.Croft & D.Drury). One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire at Dover on 19 August, 1941. A 2nd, a Spitfire 25 km west of Boulogne on 13 October, 1941. A 3rd, 19 August, 1942. Alternate spelling: Brychey & Brychcy (M.Croft).
2738 Brzank, MaxUffz3/JG-54Bf 109F-2 Werk# 9630 "Yellow ?" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 August, 1941 over the Lissino airfield S.U..
2739 Bser, RudolfUffz3/NJG-5Ju 88G-6 Werk # Unk "C9 + CL"Night Fighter Operational ClaspPictured Autuum 1944 (Ju 88G database)
2740 Bubel, EduardOfw2/19/1918133/JG-54 (11/43 S.U.), 4/JG-11 (4/44 Reich Def), 8/JG-11 (12/44), 1/JG-11 (4/45)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440242 "White 2 + -" (lost 5/12/44), , Si 204 (lost 4/25/45)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 25 April, 1945 when he crashed northwest of Berlin while on a delivery flight (L. Wiegels). WIA 12 May, 1944 during aerial combat near Salzkotten, bailed safely. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 45 km NE of Dubrovno on 30 November, 1943. A 2nd Il-2 on 15 December, 1943. Two Soviet Il-2s on 3 March, 1944, while in JG-54. A 5th Soviet, a Pe-2 on 10 March, 1944. A 6th Soviet, an Il-2 on 3 April, 1944. One known western victory, his 1st, a P-51 near Diepholz on 29 April, 1944. His 2nd, a P-51 at Nienburg on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a P-51 in the Lisieux-Bernay area on 4 July, 1944. A 4th, a P-51 on 15 August, 1944, no location given. A Spitfire over northern France on 19 August, 1944. His 6th, a Spitfire in the Rouen area on 27 August, 1944. A 7th, a P-47 at Neuerburg on 19 December, 1944. Alternate spelling: Bübel.
2741 Bubel, OttoFw11/TG-2 Ju 52/3m Werk # 640612 "8T + LV" (lost 2/11/45) Transport Operational Clasp MIA 11 February, 1945 when his ac was lost due to unknown circumstancesduring a flight from Papa to Budapest, both in Hungary. Remaining crew (desig unk): Uffz Fritz Polster (MIA), Fw Günther Stenz (KIA) and Uffz Hans Hülshoff (KIA). VDK burial matches found for Uffz Hülshoff and Fw Stenz. Uffz Hülshoff has not been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is understood to exist at Budapest, Fehervari ut, Hungary. He is commemorated in the German War Cem at Budaörs, Hungary. Fw Stenz is buried at Budaörs in Blk 1, among the unknowns (D.Drury).
2742 Bubenhofer, KarlFw3/JG-51 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4816 "Yellow 13" (lost 10/29/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 29 October, 1940 after being shot down by Spitfires of RAF No. 602 Sq. at Gate Inn, west of Elham.
2743 Buberreck, HerbertFw3(F)/123 (Atlantic?)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 1615 "4U + PL" (lost 7/25/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Günther Bading and two other unnamed crew, all three said to be borrowed from 1(F)/33, missing 25 July, 1942, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2744 Buch, HeinzUffz23/JG-77, 9/JG-54Bf 109 in JG-77, Fw 190D-9 Werk# 210140 "White 14" (lost) in JG-54 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 29 December, 1944 during aerial combat with an RCAF fighter piloted by F/O R.A. Filberstad of No. 411 Sq. over Limburg (RCAF Claims List). One known victory, his 2nd in JG-77, a Spitfire over northern Italy, 16 December, 1943. These two Buchs seem to be the same, with an error in the KIA date, just my speculation.
2745 Buch, Karl HeinzUffz22/JG-77 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18774 "Yellow 12" (lost 12/19/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 19 December, 1943 during aerial combat west of Amaseno.
2746 Büch, KurtUffz7/2/19222/JG-3 (Stubendorf)Bf 109G-6/AS Werk # 411943 "Black 11" (lost 8/22/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 of 31FG at Trahvice CZ, buried Trhavice Cem.
2747 Buchberger, Fw210/JG-76 (10/44), 8/JG-53 (10/44)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory a P-47 N of Belfort on 3 October, 1944. A 2nd, a P-47 (n.b.) SE of Freiburg, 20 October, 1944. Although listed as 10/JG-76, JG-53 was working this area, so this may be a mis-print.
2748 Bucher, WernerUffzII/JG-26 (4/45)Fw 190D-9Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
One of many injured pilots who were convalesing and were assigned to II Group to keep them from being assigned to the Infantry at wars end.
2749 Buchert, GerhardLtStab I/JG-2 (8/44), 1/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk# 171457Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 14 August, 1944; Combat with a P-38 and a P-47, area of Voise-Santeuil, 20 km southeast of Chartres. Mombeek MIA List.
2750 Büchert, HermannUffz8/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170982 "Blue 3" (lost 12/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 December, 1944 after ramming the enemy aircraft at Loitz. No known grave. Alternate spelling: Bückert.
2751 Buchheister, AlfredFw4/KG-55He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)
EP(1/27/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & Thomas Wants.
2752 Buchheit, LudwigFw105/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19519 "Black 6 + -" (80% dam 8/29/43), Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19327 "Black 10 + -" (lost 9/21/43 at Neshin, cause unknown, pilot returned), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140185 "Black 7 + -" (dam 1/12/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20422 "Black 7 + -" (lost 8/9/44)EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 August, 1944; hit by flak, location not reported. Injured 29 August, 1943 when he overturned on landing at Gostagajewskaja. WIA in "Black 7",12 January, 1944, during aerial combat, location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet Boston III on 24 August, 1943. A 2nd, an Il-2 (m.H.) W of Kap Tusla on 5 December, 1943. A 3rd, a LaGG-3 WNW of Cape Chroni on 29 December, 1943. Magnus Report, 13 victories.
2753 Buchholz, AntonFwStbsStfl/StG-2 (S.U.)Bf 110E-3 Werk # 2456 "T6 + FA" (lost 3/19/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 19 March, 1942 at Staritza, cause unknown. Bf 110 Loss List
2754 Buchholz, ErichOfwFi 156C (interned in Sweden) or the accompanying Junkers W34 "DS + CA"Liason Operational ClaspOne of five Fieselers who strayed into Swedish air space due to fog on 8 April, 1945 off the coast of southern Sweden at Skillinge. The Germans were signalled to land by Swedish fighter, and did so, landing at Akesholm, northwest of Ystad. Buchholz is believed to be the pilot, although not positively identified by the author. Source: B.Widfeldt
2755 Buchholz, Erich "Max"Oblt6 5/JG-1 (6/42 Katwijk), 6/JG-1 (4/43 Woensdrecht), Stfkpt 9/JG-1 (11/43), Acting Kdr III/JG-1 (7/44) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 2125 "Black 5" (Katwijk) & A-3 in 5/JG-1 (6/42), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7027 "Yellow 3" (35% dam 4/10/43), Bf 109G-6 in 9 Stf
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Uninjured when he overturned on landing at Woensdrecht on 10 April, 1943, pilot error. Two known victories, both on 29 November, 1943; a B-17 off Den Helder, and a 2nd, a P-38 at Börger, SW of Oldenburg. His 6th, a P-51 N of Berlin on 30 May, 1944. Brother to Hans and Günther Buchholz. Died in a civilian air crash in Ireland in 1961.
2756 Buchholz, ErnstFw8/26/1915 Transport Staffel/II Flieger Korps Ju 52Transport Operational ClaspEnglish POW 9 December, 1942; sd south of Lampedusa Malta. His Co-pilot, Uffz Janssen also POW. Two crewmen, Uffz Horsch and Fw Rahm were not killed but listed MIA. A.Brekken & German Losses Over Malta.
2757 Buchholz, GerhardUffz14/JG-3Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682236 "Black 4" (lost 12/2/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 2 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Sparbrücken, bailed safely.
2758 Buchholz, GottfriedMajI/K/88 (7/39 Spain), Stfkpt 3/KG-2 (7/40), Stab/KG-2 (5/42), Kdr IV/KG-2 (2/43 to 10/44)Me 410 & Ju 188 (lost 8/26/40?)DK-G (5/18/42), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 26 Auust, 1940; hit by fighters of Nos. 65 & 85 Sqs. in the vicinity of Thameshaven (LOCS).
2759 Buchholz, Günther Alfred?Lt3/11/1923Osteeler Altendeich53/JGr.-West ('43), 6/JG-1 (Woensdrecht 6/43) Fw 190A-4 Werk # 7024 "Yellow 11 + -" (lost 6/17/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680534 "Yellow 7" (lost 5/31/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 May, 1944 during aerial combat with fighters at Osterwiehe, crashing at Lippstad. Buried Emden-Bolardusfriedhof, Grave 114. WIA when his A-4 crashed 2km east of Vlissingen Holland on 17 June, 1943; aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF Nos. 331 & 332 (Norwegian) Sqs. (DeSwart & Wings to Victory). One known victory, his 5th, a B-17 in the Görlitz area on 29 May, 1944. Brother to Erich and Hans Buchholz. Magnus.
2760 Buchholz, HansLt7/15/1919OsteelII/StG-1 (4/42), 7/StG-1 (7/43 S.U.)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5611 (80% dam 4/18/42), Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2613 "J9 + HH" (lost 7/15/43) EK 2
Wound Badge, Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 15 July, 1943; made an emergency landing SE of Jagodnaje after being hit by enemy return fire. His unnamed R/O returned WIA (Ju 87 Loss List). The remains of Lt Buchholz have not been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is understood to exist at Jagodnaje. He is commemorated in the German War Cem at Duchowschtschina, Russia. Earlier, on 18 April, 1942, Lt Buchholz and his R/O-Gnr, Uffz Hans Bayerlein, were both wounded when Wk# 5611 was hit by flak, and came down at Jucknow (eng. Yukhnov). Source: D.Drury. A brother to Erich and Günther Buchholz.
2761 Buchholz, Hans JoachimLt10/8/19215/Bo.Fl.Gr. 196 Ar 196A-3 Werk # 0173 (lost 6/25/42) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 25 June, 1942 when his ac was lost at Morgat Bay due to pilot error while on a practice bombing exercise. His passenger, Ofw Waldemar Varenkamp (geb 6/9/1913 Saarbrücken), HB, KIC, bur Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Blk 1, Row 1, Gr 10 (absa3945 & LOCS).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
2762 Buchholz, HorstLt11/8/19245 II/JG-51, Acting Kdr I/JG-27 (3/1/45-4/3/45) Bf 109G, Bf 109K-4 in JG-27
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Victory count is approximate (Magnus).
2763 Buchholz, Horst "Fritz"Fw2II/ZG-101, 6/ZG-26 (12/43), 7/JG-6 (6/44 Herpy Fr.), Instr EJG-1 (to end)Bf 110, Me 210, Me 410 in ZG-26, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171703 "Yellow 7" (dam 8/26/44) in 7/JG-6, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 421 "White 21" at Königsberg in JG-6
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer & Fighter Operational Clasp
Flew his first combat mission on 11 February, 1944. One known victory, while in 2/ZG-26, a B-24 at Pommersche-Bücht on 29 May, 1944. A 2nd B-24, now in 6/ZG-26, N of Zingst, on 20 June, 1944. On 26 August, 1944, he was WIA after a portion of his tail was shot away by P-51s. He bailed safely at Duclair Fr., near Rouen, but his wounds (ankle) kept him out of action for six weeks (JG-6 List). On his 6th fighter mission, he crashed into a Belgian field in a borrowed 190 "Black 5", after the engine siezed. He was bandaged and returned to his unit, soon to be transferred to EJG-1 as an instructor. Alternate spelling: Bucholz.
2764 Buchholz, JurgenLt5/10/1920Schlawe3/NJG-1 (6/42 Twente) Bf 110C-4 Werk # 3260 "G9 + LL" (lost 6/22/42) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His 110 crashed on Blaktweg, at Sevenum Holland on 22 June, 1942, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Another source, Netherland Loss Registry, indicates the crash at Horst. Wk# 3260 seems to have rammed another Bf 110 on landing. Added: Lt Buchholz and his R/O-Gnr, Ogefr O.Baak, were both KIC, and buried Yssel; Buchholz BN-2-44; Bak BN-2-45 (SGLO).
2765 Buchholz, OttoUffzI/JG-2 (Channel)Bf 109G-3 Werk # 16265 (lost 4/14/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 14 April, 1943; crashed at sea near Bayeux, cause not reported.
2766 Buchholz, UlrichGenLtStab FFS E (C) Neuruppin
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/19/43)

EK 1 & 2
DK-G Awards List
2767 Buchholz, W.Uffz 9/KGzbV-1 (5/40 Münster-Handorf) Ju 52/3m Werk # 6403 "1Z + ?T" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 at Goidschalkoordse Veer, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry). Assed: Shot down by a Fokker G-1 311 piloted by Lt G.Sonderman. Pilot taken prisoner and returned. Remaining crew: Uffz A.Balzer, R/O (POW/Ret'd); Fw R.Klingelhöfer, Mech (WIA/Ret'd) ; Uffz W.Maier, Gnr (KIA 5/11/40) and Fw F.Vedder, Aux (DOW) (SGLO).
2768 Buchholz, Werner Fhr vonObltIII/StG-1 (7/43 S.U. - 7/44)Ju 87D-3 Wk# 2217(lost 7/14/43), Fw 190F-8 Wk# 931026 "Black D"(lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspShot down on 14 July, 1943 by flak near Dudorowski. He was able to bail safely but his R/O-Gunner, Uffz Josef Etzelsdorfer went MIA. In a 2nd incident, on 25 July, 1944, he was injured in the F-8, when he and another AC from Stab III/StG-1 collided and crashed. Jager Blatt 5/2002 & 4/2003. Alternate spelling: Buchholtz (Ju 87 Loss List)
2769 Büchler, FriedhelmFhrIII/JG-5 (3/45/Herdla)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 350184 (lost 3/25/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 25 March, 1945 during aerial combat north of Bergen Norway. Alternate spelling: Buchler. Added: His ac crashed into the sea at Maroy. He bailed out and was rescued by Norwegians (Flyvrak Norway).
2770 Buchmann, WalterHptm8/19/1911KG-54, 2/KG-66, Stfkpt 4/KG-66Ju 188E-1 Werk # 260159 "Z6 + EM" (lost) EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 4 August, 1944; crashed at Avranches after a mission. Remaining crew: Uffz Nikolaus Kurtz, geb 10/25/1920, (MIA), Obs; Fw Karl Halbritter, geb 3/5/1919, (POW), R/O; Uffz Heinrich Salmen, geb 4/2/1919, (POW), Gunner and Uffz Werner Saichert, geb 10/25/1918, (POW), Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
2771 Buchmeier, Franz JosefLt9/JG-300Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780358 "Yellow 19" (lost 10/7/44 near Oberriessdorf/Eisleben)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 October, 1944 during aerial combat at Oberriesdorg. Source: JG-300 Loss List
2772 Buchmüller, HansUffz11/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162267 "White 18" (lost 3/18/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 18 March, 1944 during aerial combat with P-47s 50km SE of Fiume. One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 15 km WNW of Krainberg on 25 February, 1944.
2773 Büchner, E.Ogefr7/NJG-4 (10/44 Mainz Finthen) Ju 88G-1 Werk # unk "3C + AR" (lost 10/7/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed 4 miles E of Maastricht Holland the night of 6/7 October, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Cause still unknown; the crew of three became POW's. His Remaining crew: Ogefr G.Glässner, R/O and Ogefr W.Matzke, Gnr (SGLO).
2774 Buchner, Friedrich FritzUffz4/4/1916Augsburg16/JG-3Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3874 (lost 8/26/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 26 August, 1940 during aerial combat with RAF fighters over the Thames Estuary. He crashed into the Chislet Marshes at Shuart Farm, St. Nicholas, at Wade, Kent, in 40 feet of marsh. His remains and AC were recovered in 1984. Buried Cannock Chase, Block 8, Row 7, Gr 168 (M.Croft & D.Drury). One known victory, his 1st, a Potez 63 10 km northeast of Evreux, 19 June, 1940.
Cannock Chase
2775 Büchner, HansOfwTG (Transport) unitJu 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)
EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2776 Buchner, HermannLt10/30/1919Salzburg, Austria588/Sch.G-1, II/St.G-2, 4/SG-1 redesig 6/SG-2 (10/43), 10/SG-151 9/44 Prossnitz), 2/Kdo Nowotny (10/44), 10/JG-7 (2/45)Ju 87, Bf 109E, Fw 190F-8 Werk # 586132 "White T" (lost 9/21/44 at Hvozd CZ, tech dif, bailed & injured), Me 262A-1a "Yellow 8" ? in JG-7
RK(7/20/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)
EP(10/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wnd Bdg
Dive Bmbr w/Pend & Assault Oper.Clasps
A former Ground Attack pilot, he flew 631 missions (Crimea & Romania), was shot down five times, wounded twice, and destroyed 46 tanks, etc. 46 victories in the Fw 190 in the East. Twelve jet victories. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 13 September, 1942. An R-5 on 24 October, 1943, while in 6/SG-2. A Boston and a U-2 on 28 October, 1943. Twelve 4 engine bombers with the Me 262. One known bomber victory, while in 6/SG-2, a B-17 in the Bucharest area on 23 June, 1944. A P-47 W of Rheine on 29 October, 1944. A P-51 4 km N of Legden, SE of Ahaus, on 1 November, 1944. His 53rd victory, a P-51 near Stendal on 22 February, 1945. His 54th, a B-17(HSS) NW of Hamburg on 20 March, 1945. His 55th, a B-17 in the Cottbus area on 22 March, 1945. His 56th, a B-17 S of Berlin on 24 March, 1945. His 57th, a B-24 S of Hamburg on 25 March, 1945. His 58th, and last victory, a Lancaster on 31 March, 1945. Nominated for the EL. Survived the war. Last Flugbuch entry, "3/45". Buchner was featured on the History Channel as Me 262 pilot. Deceased 1 December, 2005. Photo.
2777 Büchner, WilliFw6/JG-54 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10388 "Yellow ?" (lost 8/11/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 11 August, 1942 during aerial combat at Dugino/Subzoff.
2778 Büchnitz,Fw12/JG-5Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufort 10 km southwest of the Stavanger/Sols airfield on 17 May, 1942.
2779 Bucholz, ErichLt2/JG-3Bf 109F-1 Werk # 5727 (dam 5/16/41)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
He is injured in a crash landing at St Pol/Brias on 16 May, 1941. His ac was severely damaged by British fighters during a fighter sweep over England by a Spitfire from 92 Sqn or a Hurricane from No.1 Sqn. Note: the pilot list found, also suggested he had 27 victories, and won the RK. I found no such named RK holder, no victories for him after checking numerous sources and alternate spellings.
2780 Bucholz, FriedrichUffz3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-106 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1665 "M2 + HL" (lost 8/5/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 5 August, 1942; crashed at Molescombe Farm, Frogmore, Devon after being sd by a Beaufighter of No. 307 Sq. (Ranoszek & Trzaskowski). Source: Ju 88 Loss List. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr Eduard Commes, Uffz Adolf Jaggy and Gefr Günther Sobotta, all buried Cannock Chase, Block 9, Collective Grave 50 (Joe Potter Grave Search).
Cannock Chase
2781 Bucholz, KarlOfhr&/StG-1 (Africa)Ju 87R-1 Werk # 5549 "J9 + JH" (lost 4/12/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 12 April, 1941 near Tobruk due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
2782 Bucholz, MaxMaj11/3/1912Zerbst in Anhalt281/JG-3 (5/40 Channel), StabsStf I/JG-3 (6/41 S.U.), Stfkpt 2/JG-3 (7/41), Stfkpt 5/JG-1 (1/42), 6/JG-1 (5/44)Bf 109E-4 Wk# 1563 (lost 9/15/40), Bf 109F-2 Wk# 8962, Bf 109F-4(5/JG-1), Fw 190A-2, A-3 #"7125
RK(8/12/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
On 17 May, 1940, Bucholz shot down six enemy aircraft, making him an Ace in one day, downing four Blenheim bombers W of St Quentin and two Hawk-75s N of Cambrai. Shot down with injuries in Wk# 1563 15 September, 1940 over the Channel by a Spitfire during an escort mission. Promptly rescued by ASR, directed by a comrade. Cause: radiator hit. On 9 July, 1941, when returning from a mission, he crashed at Polonnoye in Wk# 8962 after he sustained damaged undercarriage during combat. He escaped injury in the crash. About 170 combat missions. Additional victories: His 7th, a Hurricane at Maidstone on 2 September, 1940. Nos.8 & 9, both Moranes at Rochester on 7 September, 1940. A Blenheim on 11 February, 1942. A P-38 at Börger, SW of Oldenburg on 29 November, 1943 (Perry Claims). A P-47 in the Darmstadt area on 13 April, 1944. A B-17 12 km W of Verden on 8 May, 1944. A P-47 in the Eifel area on 12 May, 1944. He served out the late war years as Kdr of I/JG-106 and I/JG-102. 18 victories in the East. His post-war home was Rostock-Warnemünde. Deceased 19 July, 1976. Alternate spelling: Buchholz.
2783 Büchsenmann, WolfgangOfhr16(Sturm)/JG-3Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 682937 "Black <1 +"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 27 December, 1944 in aerial combat with Allied fighters over St. Vith. "MIA" status found in the Mombeek MIA List. Also found a Jager Blatt article asking for info on Wolf, a Wilhelm Goller in Blaubeuren, 1/1996 issue.
2784 Buchsmann, KurtOfwFl.ü.G.-1Bf 110E-2 Werk # 5128 (dam 12/7/43)Pilot BadgeKIC 7 December, 1943 while on a delivery flight; overturned on landing at the Paulen airfield. His unnamed crewman escaped injury.
2785 Buchwaldt, Hans Joachim vonMaj1Kdr III/JG-300 "Herrmann" (7/43 Oldenburg)Fw 190A-5/U2, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19568 (lost 9/1/43 Oldenburg)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 September, 1943 during aerial combat near Oldenburg (Boiten). One known victory, a "4 mot Flzg." at Hamburg on 30 July, 1943. Pilot disposition on 9/1/43 unknown. Alternate spelling: Buchwald, aka "Viktor" as given name.
2786 Buck, HeinrichUffz12/18/1920Hollen3/JG-3Bf 109G-6/AS Werk # 412768 "Yellow 5" (lost 8/9/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 9 August, 1944, crashed at Illerrieden, near Ulm. Buried in the Illerrieden Cemetery. Source: Fritz Braun
2787 Buck, RolfUffz89/JG-77 (12/44 to 5/45)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, perhaps his first, an Il-2 on 3 February, 1945. A 2nd, a Yak-3 on 9 March, 1945. A 3rd, a Yak-3 (w.b.) on 28 March, 1945. An La-5 on 4 April, 1945. A 5th, a Yak-9 on 10 April, 1945. A 6th, an La-5 on 15 April, 1945. A 7th, a Yak-9 (w.b.) on 17 April, 1945. An 8th, (altho reported as his 5th) a P-51 on 26 April, 1945. Magnus Report. Flugbuch.
2788 Buckle, LeonardUffzStab/JG-27Go 145 Werk # 1115 "5M + NQ" (lost 8/28/40)Liason (?) Operational ClaspPOW 28 August, 1940 after getting lost in fog on a mail flight in France. The unarmed ac either ran out of fuel or was forced down by fighters (varying accounts). He landed intact at Lewes Racecourse in Sussex. The RAF flew the Go 145 as BV207 (D.Drury).
(Added by Pietrzak Youngs)


Buckle's Gotha 145 on South Downs


2789 Buczinski, WernerFw16/JG-11 (12/44), 5/JG-11 (3/45 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 491475 "White 2 + -" (lost 3/24/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 24 March, 1945 in aerial combat, loaction unknown. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, a P-47 at Bastogne on 19 December, 1944.
2790 Buczko, FriedrichLt5/1/1919Borszymmen, Lyck, E.Pruss.1(F)/120 (Sola)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 0881049 "A6 + EH" (lost 2/7/42)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 7 February, 1942; while on an operational flight, he crashed into mountain Mosnuken at Bergen (PQ06 Ost 51734), due to bad weather. The crew were searching for another ac from their unit which had disappeared the day before, piloted by Uffz Hubert Braun. Remaining Buczko crew (all KIA, bur Bergen): Oblt Werner Schräpler, Observer, age 30 from Hamburg; War Correspondent Lt Theodor Hitzlberger, age 25 from Munich and Uffz Paul Germinghaus, R/O, age 24 from Hiesfeld. Source: SIG Norway & Fritz Braun.
2791 Buday, LajosUffzHungary9101/2 Ftr. Sq., 101/1 Ftr. Sq. (1/45)Bf 109G-6
Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit

EK 1 & 2(3/8/45)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 March, 1945 or 17 April, 1945 (H. Breuer).
2792 Budde, AlfredLt11/26/192221Stffüh 12/JG-54 (1/44), 11/JG-54 (7/44 S.U.), Stfkpt 14/JG-54 (8/44 repl Oblt Hartrampf)Fw 190A-8 Werk# 171002 "Black 10" (lost)EP(44)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 27 December, 1944 in Werk# 171002 at Schnee-Eifel, Belgium after aerial combat with Spitfires or P-47s close to the German border. His "Black 10" suffered a structural failure in the wing, and he was killed in the ensuing crash. His 1st Soviet victory, an Il-2 on 24 January, 1944. A Yak-9 on 11 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 15 July, 1944. Two Soviet Boston IIIs on 21 July, 1944. A P-39 on 27 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 28 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 6 August, 1944. Two Yak-11s on 10 August, 1944. A Yak-9 on 11 August, 1944. A P-39 on 12 August, 1944. An La-5 on 19 August, 1944. An Il-2 and two Yak-9s on 25 August, 1944. A Yak-9 and an Il-2 on 26 August, 1944. An La-5 on 5 September, 1944. One known western victory, a B-25 in the Nijmegen area on 25 September, 1944. A 2nd, a P-47 S of Büllingen on 18 December, 1944.
2793 Budde, EmilUffz1(F)/122 (Elmas Sardinia)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140427 "P1 + NK" (lost 1/10/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 10 January, 1943; failed to return from a reconnaissance mission in this I/KG-60 borrowed aircraft. Shot down by a Hurricane of RAF No. 253 Sq., piloted by S/L L.H. Bartlett, 30 miles NW of Bougie. Remaining crew (MIA): Hptm Karstinst, Obs; Uffz Hans Krause, R/O and Uffz Harry Müller, Gunner. Wiki Luft data.
2794 Budde, HeinzUffz16/JG-26 (7/42 Channel)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 16141 "Brown 11" (lost 1/20/43) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 20 January, 1943 after being shot down by Typhoons of RAF No. 609 Sq. east of Dover. . His one victory, a Spitfire at Le Treport on 5 September, 1942.
2795 Budde, NorbertLt9/NJG-1 (2/43 Twente) Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4768 "G9 + HT" (lost 2/20/43) Night Fighter Operational Clasp He and his unnamed crew KIC 20 February, 1943 when his 110 crashed at Buurse/Haaksbergen Holland while on a non-combat flight, cause unknown (DeSwart & BF 110 Loss List). Added: He and R/O-Gnr, Gefr K.Roth buried Yssel; Lt Budde R-10-232, Gefr Roth R-10-231 (SGLO).
2796 Budde, Walther FhjFw48/ZG-1 (10/43), 5/ZG-26 (4/44), 6/JG-6 (8/44)Bf 110 in ZG-1, Me 410Bk-5(5/44), Me 410A-1 Wk# 710332 "3U + CN" (20%), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171495 ""Black 5" (dam 8/26/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 960241 "Black 16" (15% dam)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 on 14 October, 1943, an Uffz at the time. A 2nd, a B-17 into the Ostsee, NE of Rügen, on 11 April, 1944. A 3rd, a B-17 over south Thüringen on 12 May, 1944, now a Fw. A 4th, a B-24 at Rügen on 20 June, 1944. On this date (6/20), he and R/O-Gunner Uffz Robert Reinmuth were forced to make an emergency landing in Wk# 710332 at Prenzlau after taking B-24 return fire. Both were injured. Severely wounded a 2nd time, a head wound, during aerial combat on 26 August, 1944 in Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171495 "Black 5" by Herpy-Rethel, AC disposition unknown. Injured a 3rd time on 29 January, 1945 in A-8 Werk # 960241 "Black 16", overturning during a landing at the Sorau airfield.
2797 Budden, WalterOblt9/25/1912Nüremberg1(F)/120 (Sola)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0746 "A6 + HH "(lost 8/18/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 18 August, 1941 during an operational flight, when he struck the Lokki Mountain near the village of Norddeble (Norddiple), on the Faroe Island of Bordoy due to poor weather. The AC, together with the remains of the crew, were spread over a large area. The human remains are buried at Grove Denmark. Remaining crew (all KIA): Lt Bodo Möller, Observer; Uffz Herbert Schlichting, R/O and Fw Adolf Kühne, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway & Air War over Denmark. Added: Budden & Kühne buried in a collective grave, Blk 2, Row 2, Gr 75; Möller & Schlichting in a collective grave, Blk 2, Row 2, Gr 76 (D,Drury).
2798 Buddenbrock, Fritz Joachim vonLt4Stab II/JG-27 (1/44), 6/JG-27 (5/44)Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 on the north shore of the Zuider Zee on 11 January, 1944. His 2nd, a P-38 in the Braunschwieg area on 3 March, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 20 km SW of Magdeburg on 8 March, 1944. His 4th, a B-17 on 11 May, 1944, no location.
2799 Büddenhagen, HorstLt65/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8941 (lost 6/25/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 25 June, 1941 after striking the ground at Beresteczek. One known "damage" claim, a Hurricane at Dunkirk, 3 June, 1940. His first victory, a Hurricane at Dunkirk the same day. His 2nd, a Spitfire NW of Ashford on 16 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire on 26 August, 1940, no location. His 4th, a Spitfire E of Tunbridge Wells on 29 August, 1940. His 5th, a Hurricane on 27 September, 1940, no location. His 1st Soviet victory, an I-17 S of Sposow on 23 June, 1941. Magnus. Alternate spelling: Buddenhagen.
2800 Büdecker, KarlOfwWeather Unit Various EK 1 & 2, EP (11/30/42), Meteorological Operation Clasp Id'd as FF on EP Award List

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