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2901 Burghardt, FriedrichLtIV/NJG-2 Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620880 "4R + GW" (lost 1/13/45) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His ac reported crashed at Ahlhorn 13 January, 1945, no further detail. Remaining crew (disp unk): Ogefr Splittgerber, Uffz Schneider and Fw Bargies (M.Balss & F.Auwerda). Buried Ahlhorn.
2902 Burghardt, OttoObltII/KG-200Fw 190A-8 Werk # 737989 (lost 2/3/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 3 February, 1945 during aerial combat near Hagenow.
2903 Burghardt, RolfUffz43/JG-108 (late '43 Münchendorf), 3/JG-301Bf 109G-6/R6 Werk # Unk "Yellow 12"EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 near Gardelegen on 29 March, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 SW of Budapest on 13 April, 1944. His 3rd, another B-24, same day, 60 km S of Budapest. His 4th, a B-24 at Plattensee on 16 June, 1944.
2904 Burghardt, WilhelmUffzJGr-OstFw 190A-2 Werk # 5507 (90% Dam 3/21/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 21 March, 1943 while making a force landing near the Bussac (Fr) airfield due to engine failure.
2905 Burghoff, BennoUffzII/SG-4Fw 190F-8 Werk # 584524 (lost 2/14/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 14 February, 1945, cause unknown.
2906 Burglechner, JosefOfhrI/JG-26 (joins 10/43), 1/JG-26Fw 190A-6Fighter Operational ClaspKilled 26 April, 1944 at Cazaux when he and his Stfkpt, Oblt Kurt Kranefeld, capsized in a sailboat accident.
2907 Burgmeier, EdwinOblt5(F)/122 (Gostkino)Ju 88D-5 (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 25 July, 1943; shot down by a Soviet fighter at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 0042. Three unnamed crew also KIA. Wiki Luft data.
2908 Burgstaller, RudolfGefr7/JG-77 (No. Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163612 "White 7 + -" (lost 9/5/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Villafranca (Bf 109 Loss List).
2909 Buri, ArduinoLtColItaly, Regia Aeronautica ItalianaKdr Comando Aerosiluranti (7/44 Venegono)SM.79, SM.84Bomber Operational ClaspNeulen
2910 Burk, AlfredOblt4/6/191328JG-2, JG-52, 11/JG-27 (8/43 Kalamaki Gr.), Acting Kdr IV/JG-27 (10/43 Balkans)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140056 (lost 10/31/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/16/44 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 31 October, 1943 during aerial combat, no location reported. His first victory, a Morane 406 at Compiegne, 21 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Morane 406 at Amiens on 26 May, 1940. His 5th victory was a B-24 downed during the Ploesti raid on 1 August, 1943. His 26th victory, a Beaufighter 60 km off Insel Skarpanto Greece, 7 October, 1943. A B-17 Werk # 42-30446 of 348BS/99BG, piloted by Lt.Gilmore, west of Megara Tunisia on 10 October, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 56 victories.
2911 Burk, W.Lt8/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-4 Werk # Unk (lost 8/15/40)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 15 August, 1940; sd by a Blenheim of No. 219 Sq. near Middlesbrough during an attack on Dishford; they crashed at sea, 500m from the NE coast of England. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Puschtein, Uffz Klug, Uffz Hofmann and Uffz Lotz (Stankey & DeZeng).
2912 Burkard, ErnstHptm4/19/1911I/KG-40 (1/42-6/43), Kdo.d.Erprobungssstellen.d.Lw (Rechlin)Fw 200C in KG-40EK 1 & 2, EP (1/5/42), Wound Badge, Meteorological Operational ClaspHe was involved in numerous weather reconnaissance mission over the North Atlantic, when he was blinded in one eye, and transferred to Rechlin, At Rechlin, he tested different engines installed in Ju 52's. In 1944, his Luftwaffe career was ended due to his blindness. He was known to fly with Obstlt Bernhard Jope, RK Holder (F.Braun & LOCS).
2913 Burkardt, FriedrichOblt11/7/1916Rostock III/JG-26 (joins 1/45), 5/JG-26 Fw 190D-9 (lost)Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 31 March, 1945 during aerial combat with a Spitfire of RCAF No.402 Sq. 5 km E of Bissel. His mission was to stafe and bomb Allied traffic on the Lüdinghausen-Olfen Road, and as he was searching through the haze, he and his unit were jumped by the Spitfires. Fw Georg Raith was also killed on this mission.
2914 Burkart, HeinzOfw2/6/1915Berlin1/KG-76Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5151 "F1 + GH" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 19 April, 1941 during a raid on London, when he was shot down by Brooklands AA guns, crashing with all onboard at Slaughter Bridge, Slinfold, Sussex. Remaining crew (KIA): Ogefr Rudolf Scheithauer, Observer; Ogefr Bruno Kalmus, R/O and Ofw Wolfgang Haselsteiner, Gunner. Added: All four crew are buried in a joint grave at CC/9/10/63 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2915 Bürke, GeorgFw15/NJG-4Bf 110, Ju 88
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" at Morvan on 26 July, 1944. Alternate spelling: Bürkle (Boiten).
2916 Burkel, Hans JoachimUffz58/JG-27Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 E of Klagenfurt on 19 March, 1944. His 2nd, a B-17 40 km NE of Magdeburg on 28 May, 1944. A 3rd, a P-47 at Connantre on 27 June, 1944. A 4th, a P-51 15 km W of Orne Mündung on 2 July, 1944. A 5th, a P-51 SW of Rambouillet on 16 August, 1944.
2917 Burkel, JosefFwStab/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-4 Werk # 5674 (lost 1/21/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21 January, 1943 during aerial combat near Calais.
2918 Burkel, OttoUffz11/JG-5Fw 190A-3 Werk # 2253 (90% damaged)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 9 November, 1942; non-operational crash at Alta Norway, cause unknown. Source: SIG Norway.
2919 Burkel, P.Fw11/JG-5Fw 190A-3 Werk # 2252 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 9 November, 1942 at Alta Norway, no further detail.
2920 Burkert, Erich M.Oblt8/30/1909Bismarkhutte, Oberfranken, Germany8Jagerschule (J.Fl.Sch.or JFS) 5, JG-54, 7/JG-26 (6/19/42), 9/JG-26 (Dinant Be 1/44)Fw 190A-3 in 7 Staffel (Gatschina, Russia), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410675 "Blue 6" (lost 1/21/44)EK 1(9/11/43) & 2(3/25/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp in Silver(4/5/43)
71 combat missions. Served in Russia 6/43 where he is thought to have six additional victories. His 1st western victory, a "4 mot" victory, a B-17 42-30274 of 95BG, 335BS at Kasterlee, near Eindhoven, Holland on 17 August, 1943, in 7 Staffel. Note: Co DeSwart puts the location at Mol-Dessel Belgium. His 2nd "4 mot" victory, while in 9 Staffel, a B-17F # 42-3439 of 96BG, 413BS on 20 October, 1943, 3 km southest of Utrecht. It was flown by 2/Lt Charles F. Geyer and crashed in the village of De Bilt. Navigator 2/Lt Wm.J.Doherty and TG S/Sgt Frank Killarney evaded capture, after bailing from their crippled AC, with the help of Dutchman Richard van Nunen, at the risk of his own life, by German soldiers already out looking for the two Americans. In 9 Staffel, he was KIA 21 January, 1944 near Chivres-en-Lannois France, NE of Laon, in his G-6 in aerial combat with a P-47 of the 353rd FG, flown by Ace, Walter C. Beckham. Letter and photo from Co DeSwart on file re: Burkert. Buried in Lille-Harboudin, S. Fr., Rw 17, Gr 716. Reinterred Bourdon German Military Cemetery early 1960's
Courtesy Co de Swart
2921 Burkert, HelmuthObltI/KG-30Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3468 "4D + BL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 9 August, 1941 during an operational flight by Warlamowo, no further detail. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Werner Molkenthien, Observer; Gefr Arnold Bissinger, R/O and Uffz Karl Franz, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
2922 Burkhard, HansFwStab/SKG-10 (Channel)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 50842 (lost 5/15/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIA 15 May, 1943 after being hit by flak; crashed into the sea off Felixstowe.
2923 Burkhardt, AlfredUffz23/JG-26 (6/40), 8/JG-26Bf 109E-3 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW (Temp.) 8 June, 1940 after being shot down SW of Beauvais by Battles of French 103 Sq..One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire northwest of Calais, 28 May, 1940, in 3 Staffel. His 2nd, a Hurricane northeast of Dunkirk, 31 May, 1940, while in 8 Staffel.
2924 Burkhardt, BrunoOfw7/StG-2Ju 87D-3
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
2925 Burkhardt, FriedrichUffz3/SG-2Fw 190F-8 Werk # 582894 "Yellow K" (lost 8/23/44)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 23 August, 1944 when he was shot down during aerial combat with fighters near Comrat, Moldova, ceded to the Soviet Union in WWII. No VDK burial match (D .Drury).
2926 Burkhardt, FritzUffzIV/JG-5 (Norway)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 781202 (90% damaged 3/24/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIC 24 March, 1945; crashed on takeoff at Lister Norway airfield. Source: SIG Norway.
2927 Burkhart, HeinzOfw1/KG-76 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 551 "F1 + GH" (lost 4/19/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 19 April, 1941, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2928 Bürklin, BurnhardLtErg/JG-West (France)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5687 (lost 2/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 20 February, 1943 when he crashed near the Dax airfield while on a non-operational flight.
2929 Burmeister,Flugzeugführer & Flight Instr Fl.Sch.-See (Barth 10/39)Go 145A "WL + IMRR"Burmeister was permitted by the Danish authorities to fly this AC back to Barth after Gefr Franz Kraus made an emergency landing in Denmark on 7 October, 1939, during a training flight. Source: Air War over Denmark.
2930 Burmeister, ArnoldBFS-5Ju 52 Werk # 5318 "SE + UW" (lost 1/2/43)Student pilotKIC 2 January, 1943 when he crashed into a mountain at Vertestolna, near Belgrade-Becs, during a training flight. The instructor, Ofw Otto Puff was also killed. The remaining crew survived, and their detail can be found under the Otto Puff Archive. Source: Janos Bruckner.
2931 Bürmeister, ErichUffz1 I/JG-26 (joins 6/44), 4/JG-26 (8/44), JG-51 (45) Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680844 "Blue 10" (lost) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 13 August, 1944 after being shot down by a P-51 of 363FG NE of Le Mans. He finally made his way back to Rambouillet. His one victory, a Spitfire of RAF No. 411 Sq. N of Kleve (at Emmerich) on 27 September, 1944. He was wounded in the same engagement and bailed successfully. He was shot down a 2nd time, also with minor wounds, but branded as a coward, and sent to a ferry unit. However, he soon worked his way back to a front line unit, with the help of the ferry unit commander, JG-51.
2932 Burmeister, GünterGefr7/JG-11Fw 190A-6 Werk # 551107 (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 January, 1944 during aerial combat with fighters, crashing near Nordstemmen. Source: L. Wiegels.
2933 Burmeister, KarlFw1/NJG-4Bf 110D-3 Werk # 4237 "3N + HH" (lost 1/9/41)Night Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 January, 1941 at Suchinitschi Russia, no further detail reported. His Unnamed gunner also MIA. Bf 110 Loss List
2934 Burmester, HeinzUffzFl.ü.G.-1Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20286 (lost 10/15/43)Pilot BadgeKIC 15 October, 1943; crashed at the Krosno airfield due to technical difficulties while on a delivery flight, no further detail.
2935 Burmester, JohnFhrII/SG-4 Fw 190F-9 Werk # 426052 (lost 2/17/45) Ground Assault Operational Clasp KIC 17 February, 1945, no further detail.
2936 Burmester, PaulOfw.III/KG-53 (11/43)He 111H-16 Werk # 161885 "A1 + DR" (lost 11/20/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 20 November, 1943; strayed off course in bad weather during a transfer flight from Orleans. The ac struck the ground 2km south of Eurasburg, east of Augsburg, killing all onboard. Remaining crew (KIFA): Oblt Hans Grossendorfer, Obs & RK Holder; Ofw Helmut Lindemann, 2nd Obs; Uffz Walter Knobloch, R/O; and two Ground Personnel, Ofw Fritz Hartenstein and Uffz Richard Schleinitz.
2937 Burmester, SigurdGefr11/22/1924Köln3/NAGr-14 (Reich Def Ost) Bf 109G-8 Werk # 201464 (lost 2/14/45) Wound Badge, Night Observer Operational Clasp MIA 14 February, 1945 after aerial combat, location not reported (Bf 109 Loss List). Added: Shot down with wounds over Budapest, where he was captured by the Russians. He was released in late 1945. A year later, he migrated to Mexico City, where he started a business. Deceased 24 November, 2021, at age 97 (Markus Lippl, 11/2021).
Courtesy Markus Lippi
2938 Burns, WilliOblt4(F)/122 (S.U.)JU 88D-1 Werk # 430524 "F6 + KM" (lost 2/16/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Arnold Schulz and two other unnamed crew 16 February, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
2939 Burow, ManfredFw4/JG-2 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20175 (lost 9/27/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 September, 1943 during aerial combat at Molliens-Vidame.
2940 Burschberg, GüntherOblt10/29/1916Liegnitz1(F)/22 (Banak)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430347 "4N + GH" (lost 5/8/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/43)

EP (12/8/41), EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
KIA 8 May, 1943; shot down by Russian fighter of 2 IAP (AIRA) near Murmansk. Remaining crew: Oblt Reinhold Pütz, Observer (KIA); Ofw Wilhelm Braun, R/O (KIA) and Ofw Günter Krüger, Gunner (MIA). Source: SIG Norway. Added: Oblt Burschberg buried Petsamo (LOCS).
2941 Burschberg, RudolfUffz11/JG-53 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13486 "White 1" (lost 8/9/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 9 August, 1942 after aerial combat with a MiG-1 in the Kalatsch area (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 NW of Kalatsch on 4 August, 1942.
2942 Bürschgens, Josef "Jupp"Hptm1/31/191710 2/JG-26 (9/39), 7/JG-26 (Channel) Bf 109E-3 "Red 5" (9/39), Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5396 (8/40, showing 8 victories), Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4495 (or 1195?) "Wh 7 + I" (lost 8/11/40), Bf 109E-1 Wk# 3892 "White 11 + I" (lost 9/1/40) EP

EK 1 & 2(9/39)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Scored the first victory for JG-26 in "Red 5" on 28 September, 1939, a French Curtiss Hawk-75A fighter near Tünsdorf/Mettlach while on an escort mission for an Hs 126 on a spotting mission. On this same date, he became the first JG-26 casualty, suffering two bullet wounds, requiring 8 months to recuperate. His 1st, a Hawk 75 on 9/28/39 at Tünsdorf/Mettlach. His 2nd, a Morane 406 at Mantes on 9 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Dover on 25 July, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Dover on 14 August, 1940. His 5th & 6th, both Spitfires E of Dover on 15 August, 1940. Nos.7 & 8, both Hurricane NNW of Dover on 18 August, 1940. His 9th, a Hurricane at Littlestone on 25 August, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire at Croydon on 1 September, 1940. Shot down with wounds 11 August, 1940 in his "White 7" by a Spitfire, making an emergency landing in the Calais/Caffiers area. POW 1 September, 1940, after downing his 10th, shot down by the German Bf 110 fighter he had just rescued from his 10th victiim! He crashed his "White 11" AC at Newbridge, near Rye, Sussex, England, suffering head and back injuries. Spent the remainder of the war in a Canadian POW Camp. Released in 1946. Deceased 1 July, 1999.
2943 Burtscher, JohannesLt12/16/19171(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardufoss)Ju 88A-17 Werk # 885565 (30% dam 2/10/45) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Pilot injured in an emergency landing 10 February, 1945 at Bardufoss Norway airfield due to flak damage. No other crew injuries reported. Source: SIG Norway & Ju 88 Loss List.
2944 Burzig, VinzenzLt3/SKG-10 (Channel)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1438 "Yellow 2" (lost 9/8/43)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 8 September, 1943, cause and location not given.
2945 Burzlauer, H.Ofw9/KGzbV-1 (5/40 Münster-Handorf) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk "1Z + ?T" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 at Waalhaven, destroyed by ground fire, pilot and crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: Pilot Ofw Burzlauer was wounded, taken prisoner an interned in the UK. Remaining crew (all five returned): Oblt H.Kornagel, Obs; Fw G.Lippert, R/O; Uffz J.Siebertz, Mech; Gefr W.Händel, Gnr and Ofw K.Presch, Aux (SGLO).
2946 Büs, Wilhelm HptmStfkpt 5/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 7090 "3Z + AN" (lost 8/29/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA 29 August, 1940; crashed at Homisgrinde (or Hornisgrinde) after colliding with another A-1 Wk# 4131, piloted by Fw Heinz Weinkauf (KIFA w/3 crew) during a non-combat flight (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew (KIFA): Ofw Rudolf Baumbach (2/17/1911, buried Rastatt-Alter); Fw Fritz Moser and Fw Josef Wörz (1/15/1914, buried Rastatt-Alter) Lost Aircraft Report.
2947 Buscaglia, Carlo EmanueleMajItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.)SM.84 (torpedo bomber), SM.79Bomber Operational Clasp
2948 Busch,MajKdr I/KG-26 (8/40 Stavanger-Sola), Kdr III/KG-100 (2/43)He 111H in both unitsEK1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Channel pilot. Led a mission against British shipping on 2 July, 1941, sinking a Cruiser, a Destroyer and 21 smaller vessels equaling 436,186 BRT. Could this be Hans Busch, later in KG-51, flying Me 262?
2949 Busch,Uffz9/JG-54Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 December, 1944 in a savage ambush by Spitfire IXs of the RCAF No. 411 Sq. Busch fell near Lingen.
2950 Busch,Uffz14/SG-3 (10/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 5 October, 1944.
2951 Busch, ArturUffz113(Z)/LG-1, 10/NJG-1, 2/NJG-5 (10/43)Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5451 (lost 10/22/43) EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIC 22/23 October, 1943 in a failed belly landing due to engine trouble, his unnamed R/O injured, SW of Stendal airfield (Boiten & Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a Morane 406 20 km north of Amiens, 25 May, 1940.
2952 Busch, August ?Uffz110/NJG-1, 9/NJG-5Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
An Uffz August Busch of 9/NJG-5 was KIA 18/19 July, 1944 in a crash 10 km east of Dargnies (Boiten). One known victory, a Halifax 6 km E of Nieuwe Sluss on 26 July, 1943.
2953 Busch, EduardUffz7/27/1919Wuppertal-Elberfeld6/NJG-5 Bf 110G-6 Werk # 6310 "C9 + EP" (lost 9/28/43) Night Fighter Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew 28 September, 1943 during aerial combat at Fliegerhorst Fassberg, Lower Saxony (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: The VDK reports that the remains of Uffz Busch are now in a grave in the German War Cem at Mamonovo, Russia (?). His R/O-Gnr, Ogefr Rudolf Ponier, was also KIA, however there is no VDK burial match (D.Drury).
2954 Busch, ErwinOblt3/9/1917Fighter Unit (4/43)Bf 109 or Fw 190EK 1 & 2, EP (11/30/42), Fighter Operational ClaspLOCS/EP Award List
2955 Busch, FranzOfw35/JG-3 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163818 (8/9/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 9 August, 1944 at Chartres,; may have died from his wounds the next day. No further detail. One known victory, a B-17 NE of Helmstedt on 29 April, 1944. His 2nd & 3rd, a B-17 (HSS), no location, and a B-17 at Hochtaunus, on 12 May, 1944.
2956 Busch, GüntherUffz110/JG-53 (9/44 Paderborn) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165463 "White 17 + I" (lost 9/29/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 29 September, 1944 in the Arnheim area, cause unknown. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Brünn on 29 August, 1944.
2957 Busch, HansUffz14/SG-5 (5/44 S.U.)Fw 190F EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet P-40 on 23 May, 1944.
2958 Busch, HansUffz18/JG-51 Bf 109E-4 Werk # Unk (lost 8/24/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 24 August, 1940; collided with another 8/JG-51 Bf 109E-4, piloted by Uffz Walter Harheim (also MIA), during aerial combat over the English Channel off Ramsgate, Kent (D.Drury). His first victory, a Blenheim N of Ostende on 23 July, 1940.
2959 Busch, HansOfhr3/KG-1 (1/45)Me 262A/1a Werk # 170049 "9K + 1W" (lost 1/13/45)Bomber Operational ClaspInjured slightly on a takeoff accident due to an engine failure on 13 January, 1945 (falkeeins-blogspot).
2960 Busch, Hans 'Bodo'Lt2/1/19201Adj Stab II/ZG-1 (France) Bf 110G-2 Werk # 6396 "S9 + BC" (lost 10/8/43) EP (4/12/43) EK 1 & 2, Destroyer Operational Clasp KIA 8 October, 1943, in aerial combat, opposing U.S. bombers during the Münster raids. Both crew KIA. Added: While escorting bombers who were attacking the Brest Süd airfield, they were attacked by Spitfires. They were sd over the sea and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. His R/O, Fw Karl Arthur Krampe, was also KIA (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Basch.
2961 Busch, Hans ErwinOblt89(Jabo)/JG-26 (6/40), 10(Jabo)/JG-26 (3/42), Stfkpt 10(Jabo)/JG-54(3/43, redesg.14/SKG-10), Stfkpt 14/SKG-10 (6/43)Bf 109F-4/R1 in JG-26, Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1368 "Black K" (lost 5/23/43), Fw 190A-5 (lost 11/25/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/29/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(5/23/43)
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a collision with Oblt Kurt Eckleben (KIC), 25 November, 1943, near Mielec. His ac was cut in half. WIC 23 May, 1943 when he was in a crash in "Black K, reason unknown. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane S of Dunkirk on 31 May, 1940, an Uffz at the time. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Dunkirk, 2 June, 1940. His 3rd & 4th, both Hurricanes northwest of Beauvais, 8 June, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire in the St. Omer area on 4 July, 1941. His 6th, a Spitfire near Marquise on 9 August, 1941. His 7th, a Spitfire of RAF No. 92 Sq. at Cape Gris Nez on 24 February, 1942. His 8th, a Hurricane east of Harwich on 25 March, 1942. This infrequent Jabo victory may have gone unconfirmed. He replaced Oblt Paul Keller, KIA 17 February, 1943. He retained command of this unit for the remainder of the war. 14/SKG-10 moved to Italy and then to the Eastern Front. SKG = Schnellkampfgeschwader or Fast Bomber Wing
2962 Busch, Hans HeinrichLt2/6/1924Hamburg 12/KG-51, 15/EKG-1 (12/44 Neuburg a.d.Donau) Bf 110, Fw 190A, Me 262B Werk # Unk (lost 13 January, 1945 in EKG Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp Also served as a Test Pilot. Survived the war. Lived in the USA. Source: M. Sergent. Added: He survived a takeoff accident at Neuburg airfield 13 January, 1945, when his ac suffered engine failure. In taking avoiding action, he went into a stall, cartwheeled, and burst into flames when the fuel tank ruptured. He survived with burns. After the war, he emigrated to the USA, living in Chula Vista, Ca. and gained his American citizenship; returned to flying with the CA. C.A.P. Deceased 24 October, 2015.
2963 Busch, HeinrichFw6/22/1916Bergen-Enkheim4/KG-53 (Lille-Nord)He 111H-3 Werk # 3349 "A1 + CM" (lost 2/18/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW with his entire crew 18 February, 1941 after being entangled in a barrage balloon cable, during an attack on RAF Watton, crashing at Ovington, Norfolk, no mention of injuries. Remaining crew: Obs Oblt Erich Langguth; R/O Uffz Werner Schmoll and Gnr Gefr Karl Kammermeier (WIA). Added: One additional crewman, Flt Engr Uffz Otto Ludwig, also POW. All were interned in Canada, where Busch was executed 18 December, 1946, for his part in the murder of a fellow POW. He is buried in the German War Cem., Kitchener, Ont., Gr 32A (D.Drury).
2964 Busch, JoachimOblt9/24/19203/KG-66Do 217M-1 Werk # 722898 "C6 + IL" (slight dam)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIC 13 November, 1943; while on the night exercise over Köthen, he developed right engine trouble and made a force landing by Piethon, Krs Köthen. Remaining crew (WIC): Ofw August Windisch, geb 4/7/1919, Obs and Uffz Johann Schadt, geb 5/15/1921, Mechanic. Source: B.Bines.
2965 Busch, KurtUffz19/JG-1 (Volkel) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15441 "Yellow 7" (lost 11/11/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 November, 1943, no known grave (Geensen). His 109G-6 crashed north of Arnhem Holland after aerial combat with bombers and fighters. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 on 9 October, 1943. Added: Crashed W of Laer, 10km S of Steinfurt Germany. Buried Gem. Frdhf. Laer, Krs. Steinfurt, Gr 25 (SGLO).
2966 Busch, Maximilian MaxFhr9/29/1924Dachau1II/JG-26 (joins 7/44), 6/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171576 "Black 12" (lost 9/23.44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
KIA 23 September, 1944 when he collided with a P-51 of 352FG, 487FS, piloted by Capt Clarence O. Johnson (KIA) which had been shot down at Appeldorn, 30 km NNW of Wesel. Busch flew under the damaged P-51, and was himself, taken down by the falling P-51. This was the 5th combat mission flown by Max, a Free Hunt in the Nijmegen-Eindhoven area. (D.Caldwell & E.Bakker)
2967 Busch, RudolfHptm9/7/191540 3/JG-51 (5/40), Kdr I/JG-51 (3/41-Russia 12/42) Bf 109E-4 Werk # 4837 (lost 8/31/40), Bf 109F-2, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0443 "White 7" (lost 1/17/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 January, 1943; collided with another Fw 190A-2 Wk# 2156 of Gottfried Nordmann. Uninjured in a mid-air collision on 31 August, 1940 with Heinz zur Lage. One known victory, his 1st, a Morane 406 at Abbeville on 21 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hudson 80 km NNW of Texel on 4 July, 1940. His 3rd, a Blenheim over the English Channel on 8 September, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane 10 km NE of Margate on 11 November, 1940. His 5th, a Hurricane 5 km south of Lewes, 18 March, 1941.
2968 Busch, RudolfOfw1(F)/123 (Med 8/43), 1(F)/121 Ju 88T-1 Werk # 430702 "4U + CH" (lost 8/15/43) & Ju 88A-5

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/11/42)

EK 1 & 2
EP (2/9/42), Observer Operational Clasp
His T-1 was reported lost at Algiers 15 August, 1943; his crew, including Observer Lt Heinrich Ballmann and one other unnamed, returned. DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List. Added: The ac crashed at Es Rafal des Porcs on Majorca, Balearic Islands Spain due to a fuel shortage. Busch, Ballmann and the previous unnamed, Uffz Dietrich Strauss, R/O, were repatriated on 24 September, 1943 (D.Drury).
2969 Busch, UdoUffzI/JG-26Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational Clasp in bronzeAnother of the surprising New Growth pilots showing up at Sülte airfield in April 1945.
2970 Busch, WaldemarLt4II/JG-26 (11/30/43, joins JG-26 aft Flt Trng), 6/JG-26 (12/43), 8/JG-26 (7/44 Guyancourt)Fw 190A-7 (dam 5/11/44), Fw 190A-8 Werk # Unk "Blue 1" (lost 7/4/44)EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4 July, 1944 in "Blue 1"; sd between Bayeux and Caen by a French Spitfire of RAF No.340 Sq., he was a Fhr at the time, serving as wingman for Stfkpt Wilhelm Hofmann. No known grave. He was promoted to Lt posthumously on 1 May, 1944. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Alsbach, near Sankt Ingbert, on 25 February, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 12km NE of Namur on 12 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 of the 487BG near Orleans on 11 May, 1944. He accidentally rammed this B-24 causing him to lose his propeller, but was able to make a force landing with only minor injuries. His 4th, a Spitfire IXB "DB-E of RCAF No. 411 Sq., piloted by W/O James S. Jeffrey (evaded capture), 10 km E of Lisieux (Orbec) on 2 July, 1944. Alternate spelling: Büsch.
2971 Busch, WilhelmLtStab I/JG-3 (Channel)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 4124 "< + -" (lost 10/27/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 27 October, 1940 after being shot down over southern England, crashing at Fisher Farm, West Wickham. Busch was the Group Signal Officer.
2972 Buschan, HeinzUffz8/29/191916/JG-54Fw 190A-5/F3 Werk# 670429 "Yellow 12" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 May, 1944 in aerial combat with a Yak-9 6 km north of Tschernewo. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 28 April, 1944.
2973 Buschaus,OfwWekusta 1 Ju 88A-1 Werk # 1455 (dam 11/27/41) Wound Badge, Meteorological Operational Clasp Injured in an emergency landing, on a non-operational flight, at Tikhvin, Leningrad Oblast, Russia on 27 November, 1941, cause unknown. One known crewman is Meteorologist, Reg Rat Alfred Hermann Otto Schlemmer, who was killed, and understood to be buried in Luga Russia (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Buschhaus.
2974 Buschbeck, ManfredFw12/SG-77 (10/44 S.U.)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 932250 (lost 1/22/45) EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
KIC 22 January, 1945 after hitting an obstruction. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 SW of Dukla on 26 October, 1944.
2975 Buscheck, ErichLt4/JG-27 (Med)Bf 109G-6 (Trop) Werk # 16633 "White 5 + -" (lost 6/6/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 10 June, 1943 during aerial combat SW of Pantelleria. Mombeek.
2976 Buschegger, FriedrichOfw2/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 732019 "Black 11" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 December, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 of 4 FG at Maiburg, NW of Fürstenau. His "Black 11" was badly shot up, and he was killed in the crash during a landing attempt.
2977 Büschen, WilhelmLt9JG-6, 5/ZG-26 (4/44), JG-7Bf 110, Me 262
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One of his known victories, a P-38 at Rheine on 13 November, 1943, and Ofw at the time. Another, a B-17 into the Ostsee N of Kolberg, 11 April, 1944, an Ofw at the time. Magnus Report. Alternate spelling: Buschen or Büscher.
2978 Büscher, FritzGefr8/27/19243/JG-2 (Merzhausen)Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210250 "Yellow 6" (lost 1/1/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 1 January, 1945 during aerial combat near Liege during Operation Bodenplatte. Jager Blatt mention. Per Lost Aircreaft Report, he struck the ground or an obstruction 800m south of Mechernich - Lückerath (possibly attacking an airfield), buried Lemgo - Laubke. Alternate spelling: Buscher & Büsscher.
2979 Büscher, WernerUffz19/JG-54 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-4 Werk #s 16131 "Yellow ?" (60% dam 5/14/43) and 14972 "Yellow 2 + I" (lost 6/11/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Wounded 14 May, 1943 due to enemy fire in Wk# 16131 which received 60% damage northwest of Husum. Wounded again on 11 June, 1943 in Wk# 14972 east of Burkum/Berum. It was on this date that he had downed a B-17 10 km north northeast of Wilhelmshaven before being wounded. Alternate spelling: Bücher (Bf 109 Loss List).
2980 Buschmann,Ofhr1Stab/JG-11Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His one known victory, his 1st, a B-24 in the Treiburg-St Georgen area on 18 March, 1944. Perry Claims. Alternate spelling: Bushmann (OKL).
2981 Buschmann, FranzMaj9/10/1913Buschhausen812/NJG-1 (6/43), Kdr I/NJG-2 (12/43), Stab IV/NJG-1 (6/43), Kdr IV/NJG-3 (1/44)Ju 88C & R in I/NJG-2, Bf 110G-4 Wk# 710182 "D5 + FF" (lost) & Ju 88G-1 Werk # 710880 "D5 + AF" (lost 6/44)EP

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27/28 June, 1944; shot down by an enemy night fighter at Bunsbeek, Belgium, 4 km north of Tirlemont, Be.. Buried Lommel, Block 49, Grave 104. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinrich Schmalfeldt, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Heinrich Bode, Gunner, bailed w/wounds. Bailed safely from Wk# 710182 on 29 May, 1944, when one engine caught fire and the crew was forced to bail near Gram Denmark due to his engine set onfire by enemy action. Remaining crew: Fw Josef Geiger also bailed safely, but Ofw Werner Schuldts chute failed to deploy and he was killed. He was buried in the Fovrfelt Cemetery in Esbjerg on 2 June, 1944 (Source: Air War over Denmark). One known victory, a Stirling III EE882 "BU-J" of No.214 Sq.on 22 June, 1943, 30km NW of Vlieland (John Jones). Another, a Halifax 800 km N of Oostjan on 24 June, 1943. A Lancaster and a Halifax on 26 June, 1943. A 5th, a Wellington into the sea on 4 July, 1943. A 6th & 7th, both "4 mots" on 16 May, 1944, no location. An 8th, a "4 mot" on 22 May, 1944, no location.
Paradie Archive Database has Lancaster ND522 shot down by Buschmann 1944-07-22 at 01:39 North of Mando Island

Lommel, Belgium
2982 Buschmann, GerhardHptmTallinn, EstoniaFounder Sonderstaffel Buschmann, Kdr Aufkl.Gr-127 (4/43)He 50Observer Operational Clasp
2983 Buschmann, HerbertUffz57/JG-51 (S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk Werk # 9643 "White 10 + I" (lost 8/5/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 5 August, 1941; shot down by enemy fire near Jelnja (Yelyna). Added: No VDK burial match. His victories, all on the Eastern Front, from a Battleships-Cruisers website: His 1st, an SB-2 on 22 June, 1941. A 2nd SB-2 on 25 June, 1941. His 3rd and 4th, both DB-3's on 30 June, 1941. His 5th, an SB-2 on 17 July, 1941 (D.Drury).
2984 Buschmann, HubertLt221/JG-3 (5/42 S.U.)Bf 109 F, G & K, Fw 190D
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1944. He scored his first victory against the Russians on 26 May, 1942. Another Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 27 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 17 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 1 August, 1942. His 5th, a LaGG-3 on 8 August, 1942. A 6th, a LaGG-3 on 25 August, 1942. His 22nd, a B-17 5 km W of Genk on 17 August, 1943. An Il-2 on 2 October, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 20 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 23 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 26 October, 1942. Two Il-2s on 28 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 30 November, 1942. His 16th, an Il-2 on 2 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 8 December, 1942. A Yak-4 on 10 December, 1942. An Il-2 in the Stalingrad area on 11 December, 1942. A Pe-2 and an Il-2 on 18 December, 1942. His 21st victory, a B-17 HSS at Scheidem on 22 June, 1943. His 22nd, a B-17 "NL-3" 5 km west of Genk on 17 August, 1943. Magnus.
2985 Buschmann, RobertUffzLd.Kdo. WestfrankreichBf 110C-2 Werk # 3087 (85% dam 10/30/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIC 30 October, 1941 when he crashed at the Gael airfield, no further detail. He is buried at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 9, Grave 125 (absa3945).
2986 Buschmann, WalterUffz9/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 14857 (dam 10/22/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 22 October, 1943 during aerial combat at Kirowograd, DOW 10 January, 1944 (Bf 109 Loss List).
2987 Buschmeier, Franz JosefLt12/8/1919Paderborn9/JG-300Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/18/44 north of Schweriner See), Bf 109G-14 "Yellow 19" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 October, 1944 during aerial combat in "Yellow 19" by Oberrissdorf. Jager Blatt 1/2001. WIA 18 July, 1944 during aerial combat north of the Schweriner See (JG-300 Loss List).
2988 Buschmeyer, AlfredUffzJG-3, JG-26 & JG-52 all suffered losses this dateBf 109E (lost 8/24/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 24 August, 1940 after aerial combat believed to be a Hurricane of RAF No. 56 Sq., piloted by F/O B.J. Wicks. He bailed safely and his 109 crashed in a deep crater at Canewdon, near Rochford after the encounter. Source: Norman Hewston & Melvin Brownless.
2989 Buse, GüntherLt9/KG-55He 111P-2 Werk # 2827 "G1 + AT" or JT, (lost 4/11/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 11 April, 1941 after his ac was sd by a Hurricane of No.151 Sq., piloted by P/O Richard P.Stevens, and crashed at Rothwell, near Kettering, Northamptonshire. Remaining crew: Fw Wilhelm Kanera, Obs (POW, WIA/DOW in captivity, 6/5/42, bur CC/3/2/45); Fw Willi Scheele, R/O (KIA, bur CC/5/10/240); Uffz Kurt Roick, Flt Engr (KIA, bur CC/5/10/239) and Uffz Franz Schober, Gnr (KIA, bur CC/5/10/235) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
2990 Buse, HansFw11/16/19123/KGr-806 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 7210 "M7 + FL" (lost 3/20/41)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 20 March, 1941, cause not reported. Added: The crash location was an abandoned airfield at Argentan, Orne, France after the crew became disorientated and ran out of fuel. They are believed to have hit an obstruction on the fiel, killing the entire crew. The crew of four are buried in the German War Cem., La Cambe (Fr), Block 35 as follows: Uffz Hans Buse, Pilot, Gr 266; Lt (Dr) Karl Scholl, Obs, Gr 268; Ogefr Max Ortlieb, R/O, Gr 270 and Uffz Kurt Mönnich, Gnr, Gr 264 (D.Drury).
2991 Büsen, Dr. Nikolaus ClausHptm3/6/1911Kiel Stfkpt 1(F)/122 (Catania Sicily 5/42) Do 17F & P, He 111H, Ju 88A, Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430048 "F6 + HH" (lost 6/13/42)
RK(9/4/42 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/24/41)
Wound Badge

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 13 June, 1942 (DOW 14 June, 1942) when he was shot down by British Sea Hurricane fighters off the carrier HMS "Eagle", as he was shadowing the relief convoy "Harpoon", headed for Malta. He crashed along the Algerian coast, near Algiers. Remaining crew (disposition unknown): Uffz Rudold Ziegler, Obs; Fw Hans Göringer, R/O and Ogefr Heinrich Bender, Gunner. Wiki Luft data.
2992 Büsen, FranzUffz67/JG-27 (5/43; 6/44 France)Bf 109G (Trop), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441764 "White 4 + I (lost 6/9/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 June, 1944 by flak 7km north of Caen. One known Desert victory, a Spitfire flown by P/O Gordon McKay RCAF 5 km east of Korbous on 8 May, 1943. Another, a Baltimore 40 km S of Gaudurra on 24 January, 1944. His 3rd & 4th, both Beaufighters; one 2 km NW of Insel Samos, the other S of Insel Samos, on 9 February, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 in the Zerbst area on 28 May, 1944. His 6th, a B-24 (HSS) SW of Sankt-Pölten on 29 May, 1944.
2993 Büsen, HansGefrIV/JG-5Bf 109D Werk # 518 (lost)Student PilotInjured 31 July, 1942 during a training mission when his engine caught fire over Bjerringbro Denmark, near Viborg. The AC crashed near Bjerringbro. Source: SIG Norway. Per "Air War over Denmark" he bailed safely, but broke his leg when he landed. Also, he is reported to have been assigned toJGr. Drontheim (JFS-3) at Grove.This assignment is more likely than JG-5.
2994 Busenkell, AlbertFw59/JG-27 (7/41 S.U.), 3/JG-27 (43-44), 11/JG-27 (4/44 Reich Def)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 4818 (40% dam 10/27/40), Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162203 (lost 4/23/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 27 October, 1940 during aerial combat over Kent, made a force landing near Calais, a Gefr at the time. Injured again on 23 April, 1944 ramming another 109 while landing at Graz-Thalerhof. One known victory, his 1st, a Soviet I-15 on 5 July, 1941. A DB-3 on 14 July, 1941. A B-24 (HSS) "separated from formation" near Wiener Neustadt, 2 November, 1943. His 4th, a B-17 at Niedere-Tauren on 25 February, 1944. His 5th, a B-24 on 2 April, 1944, no location. Magnus Report. Alternate spelling: Busenkeil.
2995 Büsgen, GüntherOblt6Stffüh 1/JG-52Bf 109E-3 Werk #1966 "White 11" (lost 10/12/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 12 October, 1940 after being shot down by F/O P.O.Wade of RAF No. 92 Sq. at Beans Hill, Harrietsham, UK. His first victory, a Spitfire over England on 11 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire S of Eastchurch on 2 September, 1940. Nos.3 & 4, an Albacore and a Blenheim on 11 September, 1940, no location. His 5th, a Hurricane near the Thames Estuary on 15 September, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire S of Maidstone on 27 September, 1940. Alternate spelling, Büsgens.
2996 Büsing, HeinzUffz22/JG-27Bf 109G
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-24 (HSS) at Györ on 12 April, 1944. His 2nd, another B-24 (HSS) W of Wiener Neustadt on 24 May, 1944.
2997 Busksch, HeinrichLt1/ZG-1Bf 110 "2n + HH" (lost)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 16 May, 1940 during the French Campaign, crashing near Mechelen, buried Lommel, Block 52/258. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
2998 Buss, GuenterFighter unit Fw 190Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Source: Photo and telegram courtesy of Tom Kerpert. Per the telegram, Buss was still in a hospital in Vienna in November, 1945, after being severely injured in a crash.
2999 Bussack, WolfgangOfwFlugbereitschaft Luftflotte-5Ju 52/3mg4e Werk # 6395 (lost)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 11 November, 1042; hit a mountain near Oslo during a non-operational flight. Remaining crew: Uffz Alfred Nährig, R/O (WIC) and Fw Erwin Lechle, Mech (KIC). In addition, 4 passengers were also killed. Source: SIG Norway.
3000 Busse, AlbertMajStfkpt 2/StG-5 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5855 (lost 1/27/43)Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 27 January, 1943 after being hit by ground fire in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 248. Ju 87 Loss List

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