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3501 Deicke, JoachimOblt184/JG-77 (7/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 6/JG-77 (12/42-9/44), Kdr I/JG-77 (1/45)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3508 "White 10 + -" (lost 8/1/41),Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7529 "White 15 + -" (30% dam 4/9/42) in 4 Staffel, Bf 109G (Trop) in 2/43, Mc 205 V (It. Macchi in 2/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # ? "Yellow 5 + -" (dam 6/22/44; emergency landing near Poggio Renatico East after combat with a B-24 and a P-38), Bf 109K-4 in 45EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Uninjured in a force landing in Wk3 3508 in the Grigoriupol area on 1 August, 1941 due to flak. Uninjured in a crash at Ortal on 9 April, 1942 as a result of flak damage. Barbarossa pilot. His first known Soviet victory, his 9th overall, a Pe-2 0n 10 July, 1942. His 10th, a LaGG-3 on 12 July, 1942. His 12th, an Il-2 on 21 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 16 August, 1942. One known Desert victory in 6 Staffel, his 14th, a P-38 40 km west southwest of Gabes on 4 February, 1943. His 15th, a B-24 (HSS) over Italy on 26 June, 1944. His 16th, a Lancaster at Nijmegen on 21 September, 1944. An "Unconfirmed e/a" on 26 January, 1945. 661 combat missions.
3502 Deickert, HerbertHptmKG-77 (4/42)Ju 88ABomber Operational ClaspPromoted to Hptm on 1 April 1942
3503 Deidlauf, HelmutOfw5/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140101 "L1 + GN" (lost 8/12/42)Bomber Operational ClaspThis ac reported lost near Sardinia 12 August, 1942; shot down by carrier borne fighters (probably from No. 800 Sq.) during Operation Bellows, Deidlauf and two other unnamed crew returned OK, one KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
3504 Deike, HerbertUffzabt 19221/JG-52 (S.U.) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 140346 "White 8" (lost 1/11/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 11 January, 1944 during aerial combat with a Yak-1, 6km SW of Bogodarewka.
Courtesy Jimmy Wall
3505 Deiken, FritzGefr5/28/19252/StG-103Ju 87B-1 Werk # 0261 (lost 9/9/44)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 9 September, 1944 at Gedern due to bad weather. His R/O StbsGefr Siegfried Bader, also KIC. Both are buried in Gedern.
3506 Deil, HeinzOfw5/JG-300Fw 190A-8 Werk # 731270 "Red 17" (lost 12/24/44 at Kirchheim)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 December, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 of 357FG at Kirchheim. Source: JG-300 Loss List
3507 Deiler, AlbertLt6/JG-27 (3/40)Bf 109EFighter Operational ClaspOn 24 Sept 1940 he dies of illness at Crepon airfield.
3508 Deimel, KarlUffz8/KG-55He 111H-11
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
3509 Deindörfer, EberhardOfwStab/JG-27Bf 109G-6/R1 Werk # 163520 "Black <6" (lost 5/29/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 29 May, 1944 during aerial combat over Austria, and crashed near Marbach a.d.Donau, Lower Austria. No burial detail on the VDK (D.Drury).
3510 Deiner, Hptm14/KG-51Bf 110, Ju 88A EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory an "unidentified" AC over England on 22 April, 1944.
3511 Deininger, GeorgFw3/KGr-100 (Vannes-Meucon) He 111H-2Werk # Unk "6N + DL" (dam 12/23/40), He 111H-3 Werk # 5633 "6N + CL" (lost 6/17/41) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp POW 17 June, 1941when his Werk # 5633 was sd by a Beaufighter of No.68 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Derek Pain & F/O David Davies during an attack on the Gloster Aircraft Factory. The ac crashed on Combe Hill, Bratton, Wiltshire. Fw Deininger bailed safely, while his crewmates were all killed. Remaining crew (buried CC, Blk 7, Row 2): Oblt Heinz Pöhner, Obs (Gr 33); Fw Kurt Ott, R/O 1 (Gr 32); Fw Otto Hertzberg, R/O 2 (Gr 34) and Fw Karl Engels, Flt Engr (Gr 31). Deininger was injured 23 December, 1940 after his ac sustained damage in combat with a Beaufighter of No 604 Sq., piloted by F/Lt John Cunningham. He was able to return to France, but was injured in the crash landing. The ac had been attacked over the sea off Dorset, wounding the remaining unnamed crew.
Cannock Chase
3512 Deinzer, GeorgUffz23/JG-2 (7/41 Cazau, So.Fr.) Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7213 (lost 3/16/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Pilot ditched at sea and drowned 16 March, 1942 after running out of fuel due to a navigational error on a convoy escort near Ameland Island. Two known victories, a Spitfire N of Brest and a Wellington N of Camaret on 24 July, 1941.
3513 Deisböck, WolfgangOfw3/KG-100He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
3514 Deisenroth, PaulFwFl.ü.G.-1Fw 189A-2 Werk # 307 (80% Dam 8/5/43)Wound Badge
Pilot Badge
Pilot and unnamed crewman injured 5 August, 1943; crashed at Liegnitz due to engine failure, both bailed safely with injuries.
3515 Deisinger, RaimundOfw8/18/1914Vienna7/KG-51 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 6229 "9K + FR" (lost 6/22/41) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 22 June, 1941, day one of Operation Barbarossa, vicinity Tarnopol, cause unknown; three others unnamed, all MIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Georg Maier, Obs; Fw Johann Wagner, R/O and Uffz Hans Buckenmeyer (or Buckenmayer), Gnr. Ofw Deisinger buried in the Ger War Cem. at Potelitsch, Ukraine (D.Drury).
3516 Deiss, FriedrichFwII/KG-30Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4208 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 July, 1941; crashed and exploded on impact by Petsamo. Remaining crew: Gefr Alfred Reidel, Observer (KIA); Ogefr Willi Buchholz, R/O (WIA) and Uffz Heinrich Hastenflug, Gunner (KIA). Source: SIG Norway.
3517 Dekker,Uffz33/JG-11Bf 109G, Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a P-51 at Chelles, E of Paris, on 20 August, 1944. A 2nd & 3rd, both B-26s at the Eifel on 23 December, 1944.
3518 Deklerk, BernhardUffz 2/JG-1 (8/40 Netherlands), 8/JG-1 (10/42 Norway) Bf 109E-7 Werk # 1458 (50% combat dam 8/12/41, pilot OK), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 466 (80% dam 10/9/42) EK 2 (5/41)
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 October, 1942 landing/taxiing accident (overturned) in Wk# 466 at Lista airfield, Norway, after returning from a mission. Forced to belly land his damaged E-7 south of Vlissingen on 12 August, 1941, after being hit by Blenheim defensive fire near the Zoutlande area.
3519 Del Cerro, Gaio2/Lt1915Rome Italy Regia Aeronautica Italiana30°Storm (Malta)Savoia S.79 (lost 11/28/40)POW 28 November, 1940 when his bomber was sd over Malta, no further detail (Italian Losses Over Malta).
3520 Delakowitz, RichardOblt9/22/191277/NJG-4Bf 110EP

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" between Stuttgart and Tübingen on 24 February, 1944. Another "4 mot" at Daun on 31 March, 1944. A "4 mot" S of Vogelsberges on 31 March, 1944. A triple victory on 4 May, 1944, all three "4 mots", SW of Chalons-sur-Marne. A 7th, a "4 mot" at Abbeville-Doullens on 25 June, 1944. Magnus Report.
3521 Delatowski, EdmundUffz 3/KG(J)-51 (Neuberg/Zell) (10/44 Rheine) Me 262A-2a Werk # 170064 "9K + FL" (lost 10/13/44) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp His 262 shot down 13 October, 1944 by a Tempest V during an attack on the Volkel airfield. His AC crashed at Schoenmakershoeve in Wilp Holland (gem. Voorst), pilot disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Shot down by P/O Cole of No.3 Sq. Uffz Delatowski was wounded after bailing (SGLO).
3522 Delazal, ErhardOblt4(F)/122 (Bagerovo Crimea)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144254 "F6 + NM" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 1 February, 1943; "aircraft destroyed at Usta-Sabiskaya", no further detail. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Bruno Volkhausen, Obs; Uffz Gunther Piln, R/O and Gefr Werner Kalisch, Gunner. Wiki Luft data.
3523 Delfs, Hans Heinrich HinrichLt2/26/1916III/KG-54He 111P Werk # 2480 "B3 + DM" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 4 July 1940 on the return flight from a bombing raid in the Bristol area. Brought down near Weston-s-Mare, by Spitfires of RAF No. 92 Sq, piloted by P/O H.D.Edwards, P/O C.H.Saunders and Flt/Sgt R.H.Fokes. The AC crashed at 15:25 hours at Longmoor Farm, Gillingham, Dorset. Saunders and Fokes landed next to the crash and assisted in the rescue work. Remaining crew: Uffz Gerhard Bischoff, Observer (KIA); Uffz Hermann Krack, Gunner (KIA) and Uffz Heinz Karwelat (WIA) and POW. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny. The three deceased are buried at Cannock Chase, Plot 7, Row 5, Graves 126-128 (D. Drury).
Cannock Chase
3524 Delfs, Rudolf Horst(?) Uffz1/1/1919Krempe25/JG-51 Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3492 (lost 10/9/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 9 October, 1940 at Calais, cause not reported. Added: Burial in the German War Cem at Bourdon, France, Blk 16, Row 9, Gr 328 (D.Drury). His 1st known victory, a Hurricane NW of Etaples on 27 June, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Themsemündung on 11 August, 1940. Bailed out over a railway siding at Calais France during the Battle of Britain.
3525 Delges, UffzIV/KG-51 (Germany) Ju 88A-1 Werk # 2064 (80% dam 4/17/41) Bomber Operational ClaspThis ac reported crashed NNE of Mindelheim 17 April, 1941, pilot and unnamed crew OK, no further detail (Ju 88 Loss List).
3526 Deliga, WernerUffz11/JG-27 (Balkans)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20641 (lost 11/1/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 1 November, 1943 during a strafing attack at Podgorica Yugoslavia. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani & Bf 109 Loss List..
3527 Dell Olio, Nicola1/LtRegia Aeronautica Italiana201°Sq 92°Grp 39°Stormo (Malta)Savoia S.79 (lost 9/4/40)His bomber sd 4 September, 1940 over Malta, pilot disposition not reported, no further detail (Italian Losses Over Malta).
3528 Dellbrück, HeinrichFhr9/JG-5Bf 109G-6 "White 15" (lost 10/22/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 October, 1944 during aerial combat over Norway. Source: SIG Norway. Note: SIG spelled the surname "Dellbr,ck". I added the ü, making it Dellbrück.
3529 Deller, HerbertUffz2/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160705 "Black 1" (lost 1/30/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 30 January, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-24 SE of Cordenone.
3530 Dellin, SiegfriedLtII/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 785826 (lost 2/21/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 21 February, 1945 during aerial combat at Mesum.
3531 Delor, RudolfUffz3I/JG-26, 4/JG-26 (12/44), 3/JG-26Fw 190A-8, Fw 190D-9 Wk# 600364 "Blue 16" (dam), Fw 190D-9/R11 Wk# 211009 "Yel 16" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 March, 1945 during aerial combat in "Yellow 16" with a P-47 of 406FG over Düsseldorf. WIFA 27 December, 1944 when he overturned his "Blue 16" while landing at Hopsten airfield. Battle of the Bulge participant. One known victory, his 1st, a P-38 at Hohe Venn on 17 December, 1944. His 2nd, a P-38, same day, at Aachen (Hohe Venn). Both P-38s were of 474FG. His 3rd, a probable, a P-51 of 361FG at Dinant on 26 December, 1944.
3532 Delp, GustavFw26/KG-51Me 410A-1/U2
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 N of Cambridge on 21 April, 1944. A 2nd, a Halifax S of Norwich on 22 April, 1944.
3533 Deltow, HelmutUffzII/SKG-10 (Med)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 181700 (lost 9/2/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 2 September, 1943, cause and location not reported.
3534 Dembeck, FranzOfw1(F)/120 (Sola) Ju 88D-5 Werk # 430009 "A6 + DH" (lost 8/27/43) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 27 August, 1943; crashed into the sea during an operational flight at Firth of Tay, near Lista-Vest Agder Norway, believed combat with British fighters. Remaining crew (all MIA); Lt Adolf Meder, Observer; Uffz Eberhard Albers/ R/O and Uffz Heinrich Löbig, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway. Alternate spelling: Bembeck.
3535 Dembeck, RichardOfhr2III/JG-52 (8/44 Romania)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165319 "1" (dam 8/17/44) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured when he crashed his G-6 17 August, 1944 after being hit by flak, location not reported. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 (m.H.) on 15 August, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 23 October, 1944.
3536 Demes, Heinz "Hans"Lt10/5/1915Gelsenkirchen34/JG-77 Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1537 "White 6 + -" (lost 4/30/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 30 April, 1940 after attacking two Wellingtons, just three hours after his victory over Sq. Kdr. Doran. He was seen diving vertically into the sea off the Norwegian coast, 60 km west of Stavanger. One known victory, his 1st, a Wellington north of Wangerooge, 14 December, 1939. His 2nd, a Blenheim 50 km west of Sylt, 27 March, 1940. His 3rd, a Blenheim of RAF No. 110 Sq., piloted by Squadron Leader K.C. Doran (POW) west of Stavanger, 30 April, 1940.
3537 Demetz, LeoUffz23/JG-1 (2/43), 9/JG 11 (5/43 Reich Def; 2/44 Oldenburg)Bf 109F in JG-1, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19846 (lost 5/21/43) in 9/JG-11, Fw 190A-7 Werk # 430190 (lost 2/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 February, 1944 over Luchtgevecht, Holland, near Venlo. Injured in a crash at Neumünster on 21 May, 1943, no further detail. The A-7 reported to have crashed at Lattrop, Community of (gem.) Denekamp, by the Dutch Research Group (DeSwart). His 1st victory, a B-24D at Eversten by Oldenburg, on 26 February, 1943. His 2nd, a B-17 at Norden/Westerholt on 11 December, 1943. Alternate spelling: Demets.
3538 Deml, FranzUffzLd.Kdo.2/11Ar 66C Werk # 1228 "IE + XA" (lost 7/21/41)Student Pilot?KIC 21 July, 1941; mid-air collision with another ac near Rotenburg-Hannover (now Rotenburg an der Wümme). No VDK burial information (D.Drury).
3539 Dempf, KarlLtGrosse Kampfbeobachterschule 2 (Novy Malacky FP, Cz)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 883192 "ND + EN" (dam 9/2/44)Pilot BadgeThe ac made an emergency landing near Lazany, Slovakia on 2 September, 1944, cause & crew disposition unknown. Remaining crew (designations unknown): Uffz Heinz Meiermann, Uffz Vincenz and Fw Alfons Grübl (D.Drury).
3540 Demuth, Karl EmilOblt172/JG-1 (10/43), Stfkpt 3/JG-1 (2/44), Stfkpt 2/JG-1 (3/44), Temp.Kdr I/JG-1 (2/45), Stfkpt 3/JG-1 (5/45 Leck)Fw 190A-7 Werk # 642558 "Black 11" (lost 3/6/44), Fw 190A-8, Fw 190D-9, He 162A-2 Wk# 120074 "White11" (Another source suggests this was an Me 262A-2, same Wk# and "Yellow 11")
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2(10/23/43)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
On 6 March, 1944, he was forced to bail out of "Black 11" with severe burns after scoring two victories; shot down by a P-47 piloted by Lt Joe Icard (KIA 3/8/44) of 56FG, 62FS. "Black 11" crashed near Minden. The number "11" was Demuths favorite number. 13 bombers. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) in the Bonn area on 17 August, 1943. His 2nd, another B-17, 7 km SW of Enschede on 10 October, 1943. His 3rd, a B-17 on 14 October, 1943. A B-17 (HSS) on 24 January, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 in the Hannover area on 10 February, 1944. A 6th, same day, a 2nd B-17. His 7th, a B-17 on 20 February, 1944. His 8th, a B-17 on 21 February, 1944. His 10th & 11th, both B-17s; one at Diepholz, the other E of Lingen, on 6 March, 1944. A 12th, a B-17 at Bramsche on 10 March, 1944. A P-47 at Chartres on 7 August, 1944. A Lt. Emil Demuth shot down a P-47 on 23 December, 1944, and a P-51 of the 364th FG on 27 Dec., the same day he was shot down at Todenfeld. Bodenplatte pilot. His 16th (or 17th), and last victory, a Yak 9 on 30 January, 1945. Surrendered to the British forces at Leck in May 1945. Bowers/Lednicer, 16 victories.

JG1 await arrival of British May 1944:4 L - Oblt. Demuth

3541 Denda, Kurt Friedrich JohannOblt6/28/19163/JG-76Bf 109G-14 "Yellow 6" (lost 9/13/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Ersrode, buried Ludwigstein.
3542 Dengg, JosefHptm8/16/19103/KG-53He 111H-6
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(9/9/42)

EK 1 & 2
EP (5/22/42), Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & LOCS.
3543 Denk, GustavOblt1/24/1915Soest, Westfalen676/JG-52 (7/40), Stab II/JG-52 (8/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 6/JG-52 (1/43)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Wk# 14554 "Black 13" (or "Yellow 2"?) (lost 2/13/43)
RK(3/14/43 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/23/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 13 February, 1943 near Krasnodar (Caucasus) during a low level attack , when his G-2 received a direct hit by Russian AA guns, and exploded in the air. 500+ missions. His 1st victory, a Blenheim into the North See, 13 July, 1940. His first known Soviet victory, an I-153 on 22 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 23 August, 1942. Three LaGG-3s on 9 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 10 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 12 September, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 16 September, 1942. Two I-153s on 18 September, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 25 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 26 October, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 30 October, 1942. An R-5 and a LaGG-3 on 2 November, 1942. A Pe-2 and a LaGG-3 on 3 November, 1942. An I-16 Rata and an Il-2 on 12 November, 1942. Two Il-2s on 28 November, 1942. Two Yak-1s and an Il-2 on 30 November, 1942. A Yak-1 and an Il-2 on 2 December, 1942. Two Yak-1s and a P-40 on 8 December, 1942. Two Yak-1s and an La-5 on 19 December, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 11 February, 1943. Four I-153s and an R-5 on 12 February, 1943. His last victory, a Boston on 13 February, 1943, the day he lost his life.
3544 Denker, HeinrichOgefr1/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20666 "White 8" (lost 10/12/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 October, 1943 during aerial combat 30km east of Nowo Saporoshje.
3545 Denker, HeinzLt2(F)/122 (Frosinone, It.)Me 410A-1 Werk # 140 (lost)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 28 August, 1943; lost in the Grottaglie area, no further detail. R/O Fw Walter Klatt also KIA. Wiki Luft data.
3546 Denko, AloisUffz7/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140286 "3Z + YR" (lost 3/22/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Gabes 22 March, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
3547 Denkodert, AugustFw34/JG-54 (3/44 S.U.)Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, two Soviet Pe-2s an a LaGG-3 on 7 March, 1944.
3548 Dennenwaldt, AlbertFw10/JG-300Bf 109G-10 (lost 2/8/45 at Trebbin)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
3549 Denner, GerhardLt1(F)/120 (Sola)Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0866 "A6 + CB" (lost 7/11/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 11 July, 1941, failed to return for a mission along the Scottish coast, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt Ernst Meyer, Observer; Uffz Lothar Husskönig, R/O and Gefr Heinz Treppte, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
3550 Denner, KurtFw1(F)/121 (Gütersloh) Ju 88A-1 "7A + CA" (lost 5/12/40) Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 12 May, 1940 when his Ju 88 was attacked by a Spitfire of RAF No. 79 Sq. over Brussels. He crashed at Retranchement Holland, west of Vlaanderen. DOW 6 June, 1940 in Brugge. Buried Lommel, Block 63/58. (DeSwart & Rosseels). Remaining crew: Lt Eckard Bruns, Obs (POW); Uffz August Steinbock, R/O (POW) and Gefr Gerhard Damazyn, Gunner (WIA-POW) Wings to Victory
3551 Denner, OttoUffz7/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-3 Werk # Unk "1H + ER" (lost 8/9/40))Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 9 August, 1940 after being shot down while raiding ports at Yorkshire and further north. The victors were three Hurricanes from RAF No. 79 Sq., by pilots F/Lt Rupert Clerke, Sgt John Wright and P/O George Nelson-Edwards. The smoking and heavily damaged AC ditched off Whitburn, County Durham, close enough for spectators to witness the crash. The crew were seen to shake hands while standing on the wing before entering their dingy. Although Karkos and Feinekat were wounded, the crew survived and were picked up by a Navy patrol boat 45 minutes after the incident. Remaining crew: Fw Willi Haertel, Observer (POW), Uffz Fritz Feinekat, wireless operator and Uffz Gustav Karkos, mechanic (POW)
3552 Dennert, WilliUffz Erprobungstelle-Süd (Cazaux, Fr.) He 111H-11 Werk # 110070 "GL + ET" (lost 11/10/43) Bomber Operational Clasp While testing the new "Lotfe 7" bombsight on 10 November, 1943, the left engine caught fire and the flight controls became jammed. The pilot was able to bail but the other four crew members were unable to escape the distressed ac. Remaining crew (KIC): Herbert Waschk, AC Cmdr (DK-G); Karl Jungling, R/O; Herbert Gerlach, Gnr and Walter Hartung, Armorer. Gerlach and Hartung were members of the Erprobungstelle technical staff (Gilles Collaveri).
3553 Dennewaldt, AlbertFw10/JG-300 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490310 "White 6" (lost 2/8/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 8 February, 1945; hit by flak at Trettin. Alternate spelling: Dennenwaldt.
3554 Dennewill, AndreasLt3/TG-3 (3/45)Ju 52 Werk # 10140 "4V + CL" (lost)Transport Operational ClaspMIA the night of 8-9 March, 1945 after being hit by flak near Breslau. Also MIA, the remainder of the crew, BF Uffz Ernst Eckhardt, BM Ofw Eduard Borkenhagen and BS Ogefr Willi Heinrich. Jager Blatt article. Note: The call sign "4V" is attributed to KGzbV-9 operating courier flights over Sweden.
3555 Denninger, HelmutLtStffüh 4/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440699 "White 4" (lost 5/24/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 May, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing at Travemünde. Source: L. Wiegels.
3556 Dentzer, HerbertFw42/ZG-1 (S.U.)Bf 110G-2 Werk # 5216 "S9 + CK" (lost 5/10/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/7/43)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
MIA with unnamed crew 10 May, 1943 in the Russky-Brod area, probably due to flak (Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a Soviet I-153 at Bataisk on 19 July, 1942. A 2nd, an I-16 Rata on 11 August, 1942. A 3rd, a LaGG-3 on 25 March, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-5 on 27 April, 1943.
3557 Denzel, RobertLt9 6/NJG-2, 12/NJG-1 (3/43 Bergen, 6/43) Bf 110G-4 Werk # Unk (60% dam 3/29/43), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5319 "G9 + HZ" (lost 6/26/43) EP

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA the night of 25/26 June, 1943, his G-4 crashing NE of Vollenhove Holland after aerial combat with a Beaufighter of RAF No. 141 Sq., piloted by F/O H.C Kelsey, his R/O-Gnr, Uffz E.Dunger, WIA (DeSwart & Boiten). One known victory, a Halifax into the sea on 2 March, 1943. A 2nd, a Lancaster on 5 March, 1943. Three victories on 5 May, 1943, opposing the RAF raid on Dortmund; a Stirling and two Halifax. A Lancaster on 13 May, 1943. A 7th and 8th, a Wellington and a Stirling on 13 May, 1943. Magnus. Added: Lt Denzel, and his unnamed R/O were safe after crashing at Bergen airfield on 29 March, 1943, cause not reported (SGLO).
3558 Deobe, PaulFw10(Pz)/SG-77Fw 190F-8 Werk # 581235 (lost 1/22/45)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 22 January, 1945 near Dramburg due to poor visibility.
3559 Depke, ErnstFw1(H)/14 (Pz) (2/40), 4(H)/12 (110/42 Africa) Hs 126, Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 7189 (lost 10/1/42) Observer Operational Clasp Failed to return from a photo reconnaissance mission over Alexandria on 1 October, 1942. Added: Shot down by Alexandria AA fire, no VDK burial detail (D.Drury).
3560 Deppermann, HeinrichHptm7/8/1908Stab/NJG-2Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620875 "4R + EX" (lost 2/1/45) NIght Fighter Operational Clasp AC lost 1 February, 1945 in the Kleinitz/Neumuhl area, no further detail. Remaining crew (dispositions unknown): Fw Erhard Schneider and Ogefr Erich Reinhardt. Source: A. Rosseels.
3561 Deppermann, PeterFw6/14/1918Nowawes/Teltow2 8/NJG-1, 12/NJG-4 (4/43), 1/NJG-5 (11/43)10/NJG-6 Bf 110G-4 (most likely) (lost 6/10/44)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 10 June, 1944 during aerial combat at Paulesti b. Ploesti with a P-38 of either 1FG or 82FG (Boiten). One known victory, a Halifax 2 km north of Nonnweiler on 17 April, 1943. A 2nd, a Lancaster at Berlin on 23 November, 1943. Boiten, victories may be as high as 7.
3562 Derf, FriedhelmUffz1/JG-128Fw 190A-5 Werk # 840891 (lost 8/11/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 11 August, 1943 when he crashed at the Brest-Süd airfield due to engine failure.
3563 Derks, ErnstOfwGrosse Kampfflieger Schule 5 (Parow)Do 18 Werk # 839 (lost)Wound Badge
Air Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
Injured 18 July, 1941 during a training mission, when flying low over the water, his wing touched the water, causing the AC to crash 3 km east of Store Klint, near Stege. The AC sank after remaining afloat for 10 minutes. Two seaplanes picked up the injured Derks and injured Student Gunner Ofhr Wolfgang Lenze. Remaining crew (KIC): Uffz Oskar Schäffer, Mech. and Student Observer Ofhr Armin Kohler were later retrieved, but their grave locations are unknown. Source: Air War over Denmark.
3564 Derlein, W.Uffz4/NJG-1 (5/44 Deelen) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 5671 "G9 + DM" (lost 5/20/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp His 110 crashed at Grubbenvorst Holland on 20 May, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Shot down by a night fighter, killing all three crew, buried Ysselsteyn. Uffz Derlien L-12-279; R/O Gefr H.Frey L-12-280 and Gnr Ogefr W.Lauch L-12-278 (SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
3565 Derp, ManfredFhrJG-26, Sturmstaffel 1 (1/44 Dortmund)Bf 109G-6, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550920 "White 11" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 30 January, 1944 during aerial combat with American bombers, crashing at Nordel, by Esser (L. Wiegels). Transferred out of JG-26 in November, 1943.
3566 Derr, WaldemarUffz13/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360113 "F8 + AX" (lost6/20/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant 8414/14 West 20 June, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
3567 Desaga, HelmutUffz7/JG-53 (Malmsheim)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464336 "White 2 + -" (lost 12/23/44), Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 785947 (lost 3/18/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 18 March, 1945 at Maulbronn during a transfer flight, cause not reported. WIA 23 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-47s over Sasbach, near Wissembourg (Weissenburg?), near Waghurst, east of Kehl, bailed safely.
3568 Deshombes, GüntherOgefr19/JG-26 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165179 "Yellow 9" (lost 8/7/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 August, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-47 of 368FG E of Avranches. One known victory, a Lancaster N of Paris on 6 August, 1944. Alternate spelling: Dehsombes.
3569 Desinger, ErwinOgefr8/14/19213/JG-27Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160598 (lost 5/12/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Hof Güll, bailed safely.
3570 Deslex, Carlo1/LtRegia Aeronautica Italiana280°Sq 130°Grp Autonomo (Malta)Savoia S.79 (lost 9/27/41)His bomber sd at sea 27 September, 1941, pilot disposition not reported, no further detail (Italian Losses Over Malta).
3571 Dess, Franz XaverUffz11/6/1920ErasbachII/SG-10Fw 190F-8 Werk # 931823 (lost 11/1/44)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 1 November, 1944 when his ac was sd by German flak as he was landing at Skopje airfield, Macedonia. The VDK says his grave information can be obtained from the War Cem. at Prilep, Macedonia, where he is listed in the memorial book (D.Drury).
3572 Dessoy, Franz LorenzUffz5/18/191625/JG-2 (6/41 Channel), 7/JG-2 (10/43; 3/45 Nidda)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6724 (lost 6/21/41), Fw 190D-9 (lost 3/20/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 20 March, 1945; engine failure on takeoff , crashed at Wölfersheim. Wounded in aerial combat 21 June, 1941 near Etaples. Rescued 12 km northwest of Le Treport. Another source states this Wk # as 5764. One known victory, a Spitfire at La Haye-St.Romain, S of Poix, on 3 October, 1943. A 2nd, a B-26 S of Amiens on 25 March, 1944.
3573 Detering, RudolfUffz10/17/1920Lubbecke4/KG-30 (Paris/Orly)Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144501 "4D + FM" (lost 4/24/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze
POW the night of 23/24 April, 1944 when he was shot down with wounds en-route to target Bristol. He was the victim of S/Ldr E.G.Barwell (DFC) and F/Lt D.Haige in a Mosquito XVII of RAF No.125 Sq. The AC crashed at Manor Farm, Hill Deverill, Wiltshire at 02:10 hours. Remaining crew: Uffz Johann Agten, Observer (POW & WIA); Uffz Walter Kempter, R/O (POW) and Uffz Helmut Trauwald, Gunner (KIA). This had been this crews 21st combat mission. Trauwald is buried at Haycombe Cemetery, Bath. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
3574 Deterra, Paul RudolfOblt6/9/1914194/JG-54(10/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 4/JG-54(4/43 repl Matuschka), Stfkpt 10/JG-54(9/43), 11/JG-54(1/44)Fw 190A-8 Werk# 174029 (lost)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 July, 1944 in aerial combat with a Pe-2 over Map Quadrant 5031. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 26 October, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 19 February, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 15 September, 1943. A 4th, a LaGG-5 E of Morochevo on 18 November, 1943. A 5th, an R-2 on 19 January, 1944. A 6th, a Pe-2 on 24 January, 1944. A 7th, an Il-2 on 25 January, 1944. Nos. 8 & 9, both Il-2s on 27 February, 1944. A 10th, an La-5 on 7 March, 1944. An 11th, a Pe-2 on 19 March, 1944. A 12th, a LaGG-3 1 km SE of Jrshonina on 1 April, 1944. A 13th, a Yak-9 on 3 April, 1944. Nos. 14 & 15, both P-39s on 2 May, 1944. A 16th, a Pe-2 on 3 May, 1944. A 17th, a P-39 on 4 May, 1944. An 18th, a Yak-9 in the Sargzus area on 5 May, 1944. A 19th, an La-5 on 28 June, 1944. Magnus Report, 20 victories.
3575 Dethlefsen, FriedrichFw8/27/1912Grosstuern1/ansnengr.1F Ju 52/3mg8eMS Werk # 3441 "PK-ME" Transport Operational Clasp MIA at sea off St Nazairre on 3 July, 1943, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Hans Schöll (geb 12/14/1919 Blaubeuren), Obs (MIA); Uffz Hans Dalibor, Gnr (Inj) and Uffz ERich Hermes, Mech (Inj) (absa3945).
3576 Detjens, HellmutUffz110/JG-4 (9/44), 11/JG-7 (9/44), II/JG-7 (1/45), 11/JG-7 (2/45 Larz)Fw 190A & Fw 190D in JG-4, Me 262A-1a Werk# 500039 (lost 1/2/45)
EK 1 & 2
Class "C" Glider Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
His Wk# 500039 was written off after making a force landing due to engine failure on 2 January, 1945. One known victory, a B-17 at Gera-Altenburg on 11 September, 1944.
3577 Dette, Hans JoachimLt4/JG-2 (3/40), 6/JG-2 (7/41)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12689(lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 July, 1941in the F-2 while in 6/JG-2 during aerial combat with fighters near the Abbeville-Drucat airfield.
3578 Dette, WilhelmHptm5/10/1910Wilhelmshaven9/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0189 "F8 + MR" (?) (lost 12/28/1943)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 28 December, 1943; failed to return from a mission in the Atlantic against enemy warships. Shot down by a Sunderland per the Fw 200 Loss List. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Ernst Draber, geb 10/3/1918, Co-pilot; Uffz Kurt Lelewel, geb 11/22/1920, K.Obs; Ofw Johann Sewing, geb 3/12/1915, R/O 1; Uffz Walter Schmidt, geb 6/5/1920, R/O 2; Ofw Friedel Günter, geb 2/8/1918, Mech; and Uffz Wilhelm Hackler, geb 12/8/1922, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
3579 Dettke, AlfriedFw331(Erg)/JG-54 (8/41 S.U.), 8/JG-54 (4/42)Bf 109G-2 Werk# 13947 "Black ?" (lost 1/5/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/27/42)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 January, 1943 during aerial combat with a Soviet fighter in Werk# 13947 at Nowosokolniki-Gostilowl, S.U.. His first known Soviet victory, a "Schlacht" on 1 August, 1941. An "unknown AC" on 3 August, 1941. An I-153 on 10 August, 1941. Two I-16s NW of Morja on 8 January, 1942. An I-18 SE of Dralje on 28 January. An I-18 near the Schum airfield on 23 February. An I-18 on 28 March. An I-16 Rata on 6 April. A P-40 on 28 April. An I-16 Rata and two P-40s on 12 May. A MiG-3 on 19 June. A MiG-3 and a Pe-2 on 11 July. A LaGG-3 on 19 July. A LaGG-3 on 10 August. A MiG-3 on 4 September. Another MiG-3 on 5 September. A MiG-2 and an Il-2 on 6 September. A MiG-3 on 13 September. A MiG-3 on 16 September. A MiG-3 on 23 September. A LaGG-3 on 26 September. A LaGG-3 on 28 September. An Il-2 on 29 September. A P-40 on 7 October. A LaGG-3 on 23 October. Two Il-2s on 26 October. An Il-2 on 31 October. An Il-2 1 km NW of Narimorye on 8 December, 1942. An Il-2 at Kotbalowo on 29 December, 1942. Two Il-2s on 4 January, 1943. His last victory, an Il-2 on 5 January, 1943, the date he was KIA. Magnus Report, 45 victories.
3580 Dettler,Fw9/JG-54 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5284 (lost 9/5/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 September, 1940 in aerial combat, crashing on Pitsea Marsh, South Benfleet.
3581 Dettler, RainerLtErg/JG-Ost (Poland)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3353 (lost 8/28/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 28 August, 1942 when he crashed near Krakau due to engine trouble while on a non-operational flight.
3582 Dettling, ErichOblt4/5/19142/JG-76Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 781302 "Black 2" (lost 9/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat 3 km SE of Grandenborn, buried Grandenborn (or Grandeborn).
3583 Dettmann, WalterFwIV/TG-3Ju 52/3m g4e "SE + HU"Transport Operational ClaspOne of three Ju 52s making emergency landings at Siverbo Sweden on 14 April, 1940 due to navigational errors and running low on fuel. This occurred during exercise Weserübung. Remaining crew: Fw Georg Schwenkhuster and Ogefr Hans Höller. The place where they landed was so small that the AC had to be dismantled and brought to a larger field for takeoff. Source: B.Widfeldt
3584 Dettmar, GustavUffz10/JG-27 (Balkans)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18470 "White 5" (lost 9/18/43)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 18 September, 1943 after crashing for unknown reason on the island of Kios.
3585 Dettmer, HeinrichOfw5(H)/41Fw 189A-2
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
3586 Dettmer, HeinrichOfw15/KG-40 (Atlantic)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360069 "F8 + FZ" (lost 2/9/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 9 February, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
3587 Dettmer, Heinrich "Heinz" Fw8/30/1914Dirschau, Danzig33/JG-21 (9/39), 9/JG-54 (8/40)Bf 109D, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5284 "Yellow ?" (lost 9/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 5 September, 1940 during aerial combat over the Thames Estuary; crashed south of Benfleet, Kent. He was shot down by F/O Count M.B. Czernin of No. 17 Squadron. He was able to bail, however his chute failed to open and his body was later recovered on Pitsea Marshes on 17 September, 1940, as inscribed on his tombstone; buried Cannorck Chase, Block 1, Gr 456 (M.Croft & Melvin Brownless). One known victory, his 1st, a Polish P-24 fighter downed north of Warsaw on 1 September, 1939. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Eastchurch on 31 August, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane at Folkestone on 4 September, 1940.
3588 Dettmer, HelmutFw5/TG-3Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/24/43)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
3589 Dettmer, Werner3/JGr-Süd, 7/EJG-1, JG-53Bf 109GFighter Operational ClaspAugust 1944 in a training unit, then in the above three units. Jager Blatt 6/2003.
3590 Detzer, AlfredLt7/9/1919Marienweiher8/StG-1 (S.U.) Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2310 "J9 + CK" (lost 6/15/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/31/43)

EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List. KIA with unnamed crew 15 June, 1943 in Map Quad Pl.Qu. due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
3591 Deubel, RudolfUffzErg/JG-Ost (Poland), I/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8235 (60% dam 9/3/42), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20455 (lost 12/2/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 2 December, 1943 NE of Zorndorf, when he collided with Wk# 15662 (this pilot not identified in the Loss List). Injured in a force landing attempt at Kleinstein on 3 September, 1942 as a result of engine trouble on a non-operational flight.
3592 Deuber, WilliOblt1/10/1921Essen4 13/KG-40 as Lt, Stab IV/NJG-6 (2/45 Kitzingen) Bf 110, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620886 "2Z + AF" (lost 2/15/45) EP

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 14/15 February, 1945 when he was shot down during a night interception of a raid on Dresden. The plane was hit and burning fiercely and crashed at Stoeckheim, 12 km north of Ansbach, killing three of the crew. The Gunner bailed safely. Remaining crew: Fw Kurt Ramp (geb 4/23/1921 Rossow), R/O (KIA); Fw Alfred Schwindt (geb 2/24/1921 Essen, Rüttenscheid), Gunner 1 (KIA) and Fw Josef Gilg, Gunner 2 (Bailed). One known shared victory, a Wellington at the Bay of Biscay on 11 September, 1942. Shared with Kurt Necesany and Henny Passier. His 2nd, a Wellington at the Bay of Biscay on 15 September, 1942. A 3rd, the same day & place, a Hudson. His 4th, a Halifax west southwest of Brest on 4 February, 1943. Alternate spelling: Deuper.
3593 Deuerling, FranzOfw11/2/1912Nuremberg2/Erpro.Gr-210 (Channel) Bf 110E-2 Werk # 4407 "S9 + OK" (lost 4/16/41) Destroyer Operational Clasp KIC with unnamed crew 16 April, 1941 at Abbeville, Somme, France, cause not reported (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: Also KIC, R/O Fw Horst Schrammke (EP 11/30/40). Both deceased are buried in the German War Cem. at Bourdon, France: Ofw Deuerling in Blk 32, Row 13, Gr 515. Fw Schrammke in Blk 32, Row 13, Gr 516 (D.Drury).
3594 Deuerling, Leonhard "Leo"Lt9/JG-2 (Channel 2/43) Fw 190A-4 Werk # 140723 (lost 1/23/43), Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2421 (lost 2/14/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 February, 1943 during aerial combat over the Channel. WIA 23 January, 1943; crashed near the Fannes airfield after suffering engine damage during combat
3595 Deuker, UffzII/ZG-2Bf 110D-0 Werk # 3197 (lost 9/2/40)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA 2 September, 1940; presumed shot down during aerial combat over England. His Gunner, Uffz Krapp also MIA. Bf 110 Loss List Added: This ac believed sd at sea near Gravesend Kent by a Hurricane of No.249 Sq., piloted by P/O James Meaker. Alternative spellings: Denker & Knapp.
3596 Deumlich, AugustUffzIII/JG-302 (III/JG-11)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410224 (lost 11/26/43)Night Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 November, 1943 during aerial combat east of Gardelegen.
3597 Deuringer, LudwigOfwFl.ü.G.-1Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5795 (50% dam 4/20/44)Pilot Badge KIC with his two unnamed crew 20 April, 1944; crashed at the Hannover airfield due to a technical fault.
3598 Deuschle, AdalbertFw2/15/1920IV/NJG-3 (Greove De.)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 360141 "D5 + LV" (lost 9/12/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 12 September, 1943 when on a training flight he hit the ground at Tvaermose, 2 km west of the Grove airfield, and disintegrated on impact, and the wreckage was engulfed in flames. The three man crew were all killed. Remaining crew: Gefr Helmut Heinz (geb 12/1/21, Gr 12, R/O and Uffz Heinz Drews (geb 9/29/17, Gr 79), Gunner. All three were buried in the Lemvig Cemetery on 16 September, 1943. Pilot Deuschle buried in Grave 13. Source: Air War over Denmark.
3599 Deuschle, HeinzHptm4/23/1918Stuttgart54/JG-77 (9/39), 6/JG-77 (5/40), 5/JG-77 (7/40), 6/JG-77 (10/40), III/JG-77 (4/41), Stab I/JG-5 (5/44)Bf 109D (9/40), Bf 109E Werk # Unk (dam 4/6/41), Bf 109G in JG-5
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 May, 1944 close to St Die, 30 miles SW of Strasbourg (C.König). One known victory, his 1st, a Hudson northeast of Helgoland, 30 September, 1939. His 2nd, a Blenheim on 27 May, 1940, no location. His 3rd, a Blenheim R-3732 of RAF No. 21 Sq., NW of Stavanger on 9 July, 1940. A 4th (referred to as his 3rd by OKL), a Hudson in Norway on 24 October, 1940. A 5th, a Blenheim on 27 March, 1941, no location. Added: Shot down by flak, 6 April, 1941, the first day of the invasion of Yugoslavia. He returned to his group, without injury, after making a forced landing. Little known of this pilot other than he was wingman for Horst Carganico, and killed on the same mission as Carganico (C.König & LOCS). ?

Courtesy Christian König

Courtesy Christian König

3600 Deuschle, WilhelmFw3/16/19159/KG-27 He 111P-2 Werk # Unk "1G + ??" (lost 8/20/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC with his entire crew on 20 August, 1940; location "La Jouaudiere", cause unknown. Remaining crew (pos unk, all buried at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 9): Uffz Adolf Engelbrecht (geb 7/15/11) Gr 1943, Flg Heinz Schönwälder (geb 10/17/19) Gr 69, Prufer Evald Winterlich (geb 12/29/13) Gr 1944 and Flg Hans Mader (geb 3/16/20) Gr 92. Fw Deuschle buried in Gr 70 (absa3945).

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