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501 Arndt, W.Uffz8/LG-1 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 5008 "L1 + GS" (lost 10/30/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW with unnamed crew 30 October, 1940; shot down by enemy fighters, emergency landing at Priggs Yard, Middle Fen, Stuntney, Ely, Cambridgeshire (Ju 88 Loss List).
502 Arndt, WernerFwIII/KG-30Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140242 "4D + ED" (lost), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142113 (lost 11/42)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 5 November, 1942; takeoff accident at Nautsi Norway on a non-operational flight. Remaining crew (all KIC): Fw Franz Frei, Observer; Uffz Freidrich Steube, R/O and Ofw Fritz Reinike, Mech. Source: SIG Norway. WIA 15 June, 1942; shot down at the Kemi Bridge, an Uffz at the time. Remaining crew (all KIA): Uffz Alfred Rennel, Observer; Fw Kurt Andreas, R/O and Ogefr Hans Matthias, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
503 Arndt, WilhelmFw8/19/1917Landshut/Isar5/JG-54Go 145A-1 "Black ?" (lost 8/22/40)Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 22 August, 1940. No further detail known. Added: He is believed to have been sd over the English Channel. His body washed ashore three weeks later in France. He is now buried in the German War Cem at La Cambe, Blk 96, Gr 32. His R/O, Uffz Arno Holle, was also KIA. A listing for Uffz Holle indicates he died 16 September, 1940. This date most certainly when his body was recovered. He is buried at Champigny-St Andre, Blk 17, Row 2, Gr 78 (D.Drury).
504 Arndt, WolfgangFwIII/ZG-26 (Med)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750243 (lost 7/27/43)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIC with his Observer Oblt Werner Warken and two other unnamed crew 27 July, 1943; crashed at Capodichino due to a servicing fault (Ju 88 Loss List).
505 Arnecke, DieterLt12/20/192135/JG-54 (6/44 Finland)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550150 "Black 11" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1944 in aerial combat with a Lagg-5, 20 km northeast of Vara. His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 20 June, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 21 July, 1944. a 3rd, a Yak-9 on 3 August, 1944.
506 Arnet, HaraldLt1/NAGr-12 (LW Kdo Süd Ost)Bf109G-6 Werk # 15748 "White 5" (lost 10/13/43)Observer Operational ClaspThis ac was reported lost at Podgorica Yugoslavia on 13 October, 1943, cause unknown, pilot killed. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani & Bf 109 Loss List. Alternate spelling: Arneth (Bf 109 Loss List).
507 Arnezeder, KarlFw8/JG-300Fw 190A-8 (lost 12/31/44 near Hoya/Hamburg/Weser)Fighter Operational ClaspPilot disposition unknown.
508 Arngrim, EinarUffz2/28/1919Barmen26/ZG-76 (7/41), 9/NJG-3 (12/41)Bf 110C, Bf 110E-1 Werk # 3450 "M8 + HN" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Night Fighter Operational Clasps
KIC 9 December, 1941 while on a searchlight cooperation exercise, he was blinded by the light and crashed near Esslingen/Stuttgart killing both crew. His R/O-Gunner, Ogefr Ruper Poell. One known victory, a Stirling on 1 July, 1941, no location. Another, a Blenheim in the Kiel Canal area on 30 July, 1941.
509 Arnim, Friedrich vonLt5/JG-2 (1/44), 7/JG-2 (3/44)Fw 190AFighter Operational Clasp
510 Arnim, Harald vonOblt9/30/190528/JG-2(40), 5(F)/123 (43)Bf 109E in JG-2, Ju 188 & Me 410 in (F)/123
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Hurricane in the Selsey Bill area on 28 September, 1940. A 2nd, a B-17 14km E of Tournai on 17 August, 1943 while in 5(F)/123. OKL & DK-G Awards List.
511 Arnim, Karl Hasso vonFw8/14/19163/Kü.Fl.Gr-906BV 138C-1 Werk # 2003 "8L + EL" (lost) Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp KIC 15 May, 1942; crashed into the sea after takeoff at List at Sylt on a non-operational transfer flight to Tromsö, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Oblt.z.See Helmuth Bogumil, Observer [KIC, bur as "unknown" in the German War Cem. in Bartossen (Bartosze Poland)]; Fw Werner Geisser, R/O (WIC); Uffz Gerhard Schreck, Gunner (WIC) and Ofw Hans Eckstein, Mech (KIC). Source: SIG Norway. Added: Also onboard, three military passengers, all injured. Uffz Karl Klein, Uffz Adolf Selzner and Ogefr Hermann Voss (D.Drury).
512 Arnold,Lt13/ZG-76Bf 110G-2, Me 410A & B
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 W of Pressburg on 26 June, 1944.
513 Arnold, AlfredUffz2/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 0741 "Black 14" (lost 5/12/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 12 May, 1943 after being shot down by flak at Kertsch. He was seen bailing, however his final disposition not reported.
514 Arnold, ErnstFw12/JG-27 (6/40), 3/JG-27 (8/40 Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 3271 "Yellow 12" (lost 8/30/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940 after being damaged during combat by a Spitfire of No.603 Sq., piloted by F/O Brian Carbury, and making an emergency landing at Westwood Court, near Faversham. One known victory, his 1st, a Battle at Montmirail, 13 June, 1940. Note: TBT&N and BOBT&N claim the Wk# was 3771 which was assigned to Hptm Lopez of 15(Span)/JG-27.
515 Arnold, GüntherGefr12/JG-27 (France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413717 "Blue 13 + I" (lost 8/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 19 August, 1944 West of Paris, reason unknown. Mombeek.
516 Arnold, HeinzLt6/12/1920Leipzig4/KG-4 (9/40 Eindhoven) He 111P-4 Werk # 2869 "5J + ?M" (lost 9/10/40) Bomber Operational Clasp His He 111 crashed at Eindhoven-Best Holland, NW of the city center, the night of 9/10 September, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: Remaining crew: Gefr Albert Nowak, Bomb (KIA) and Gefr Willi Hain, Gnr. Three of the four were killed. A fourth, the R/O perhaps, survived with wounds. The three deceased are buried at Ysselsteyn, AA/1: Lt Arnold Gr 20; Nowak Gr 21 and Hain Gr 22 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
517 Arnold, HeinzOfw2/12/1919Flöha, bei Chemnitz, Germany497/SG-1, 12/JG-5 (1/44 Herdla), 7/JG-5 (4/44 S.U.), 11/JG-7 (12/44 Larz - 2/45 Parchim)Hs 123 in SG-1, Fw 190A-3 Werk # Unk (Herdla 1/44), Bf 109G, Me 262A-1b Werk # 500491 "Yellow 7" in JG-7
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/26/44)
EK 1(5/18/44) & 2
Wnd Bdg
Fighter Operational Clasp in Gold(4/23/44)
KIA 17 April, 1945 when he was shot down (a diff 262) by P-51s during a ground attack near Grossebersdorf in the Thuringer Wald area of Germany. WIA 8 April, 1945 in Fw 190A near Vienna; bailed safely. 42 victories in JG-5, all in the East. His first known Soviet victory, two Boston IIIs on 23 April, 1944. Two Il-2s and a Boston III on 11 May, 1944. A P-40 and two Boston IIIs on 25 May, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 15 June, 1944. Nine victories on 17 June, 1944. Two Yak-9s a P-39 and a Boston on 27 June, 1944. Two P-39s on 15 September, 1944. A P-39 and an Il-2 on 16 September, 1944. Three P-40s on 17 September, 1944. Three Yak-9s on 26 September, 1944. 7 victories in the Me 262; 5 B-17s, a P-51 and a P-47. One of the B-17s and the P-47 were downed in the Genthin area on 3 March, 1945. The P-51 near Wittenberg on 7 March, 1945. Two more P-51s on 18 March, 1945. A B-17 near Zwikau on 19 March, 1945. A B-17 NW of Dresden on 21 March, 1945. A B-17 in the Cottbus area on 22 March, 1945. A B-17 in the Dessau area on 24 March, 1945. "Yellow 7" is on display at the Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

Courtesy Christian König

518 Arnold, HelmutOfw41/NJG-2 (1/41), NJG-101Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 3 September, 1943 at Lechfeld (Boiten). One known victory, his 1st, a Wellington 50 km east of Happisburgh, the night of 2-3 January, 1941. His 2nd, a Whitley 50 km north of Ostende on 16-17 June, 1941. His 3rd, a Wellington, 60 km northeast of Bacton on 29-30 June, 1941. His 4th, a Whitley at Hemswell on 30 July, 1941.
519 Arnold, KarlUffz3/KG-4He 111H-5 Werk # 3794 "5J + KL" (lost 5/6/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 5/6 May, 1941 after aerial combat with a Defiant Night Fighter of RAF No. 141 Sq., piloted by P/O Meredith. Arnold had just completed his bombing run on Greenock when he was attacked four miles east of Cresswell. The AC banked sharply to starboard and dived towards the sea, exploding on impact. Remaining crew: Lt Walter Weisslener, Observer (MIA), Uffz Herbert Bhen, wireless operator (MIA) and Gefr Werner Willeke, mechanic (KIA).
520 Arnold, KarlLt12/16/19224/StG-5 (3/43), 9/StG-151 (5/43), 4/SG-5 (5/43), 4/StG-1 (7/43), 2/SG-5 (10/43), Adj NSGr-8 (5/44) Ju 87R-2 Werk # 6097 "L1 + MM" (lost 7/2/43), Ju 87D-5 Werk # Unk "6J + ??" (lost 11/27/44) Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
KIC 27 November, 1944 when he crashed after takeoff at Andselv Bardufoss Norway during a ferry flight. He is buried at Botn-Rognan (LOCS). WIA 2 July, 1943; shot down with wounds by flak southwest of Kouta. His R/O, Uffz Erich Stepphuhn, was killed. Source: SIG Norway. The Ju 87 Loss List identifies this unit as 3/StG-5 (?)
521 Arnold, OttoFw1/Ku.Fl.Gr-106He 115B Werk # 1868 "M2 + BH" (lost 4/18/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 18 April, 1940 when he crashed into mountain Storsalen after a mission to Narvik, believed due to icing. Remaining crew: Oblt z.See Heinz Witt (KIC) and Gefr Karl Georg (turned up later in Trondheim) (Flyvrak Norway).
522 Arnold, WalterFhjOfw89/JG-27 (8/44 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 413544 "Yellow 6 + I" (lost 8/18/44)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His G-6 reported lost on 18 August, 1944 during an emergency landing 30km NW of Paris, pilot returned. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 SE of Marburg on 6 April, 1944. A 2nd, a Typhoon S of Evreux on 17 August, 1944. A 3rd, a B-26 60 km SW of Aachen on 3 October, 1944. A 4th, a P-47 at Mechernich on 17 December, 1944. His 7th, a P-51 in the Küstrin area on 24 March, 1945. His 8th, an Auster on 2 April, 1945. Magnus Report.
523 Arnold, WalterStbsFw1/Kdo. Sommer (2/45 N. Italy)Ar 234B-2 Werk # 140153 "T9 + HH" (lost 4/30/45)Observer Operational ClaspFlew reconnaissance missions over northern Italy. His operational flights ended 11 April, 1945, when his fuel tank was ruptured by enemy fire, too little time and material to repair for future flights. On 30 April, on orders from Hptm Sommers, he flew Ar 234B "T9 + FH" to Holzkirchen where he destroyed the AC so it would not end up in Allied hands. Wiki Luft data.
524 Arnold, WalterUffz8/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682682 "Blue 12" (lost 12/23/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 23 December, 1944 during aerial combat in the St Vith area.
525 Arnoldy, Hans JakobLt6/1/1916Wittlich, Germany74/JG-77 (39 to 4/41 Balkans)Bf 109E-4 Wk # 5277 "White 5 + _" (5% dam 10/26/40), Bf 109E-4 Wk # 6090 "White 5 + -" (lost 4/15/41)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 15 April, 1941 in "Werk # 6090 during aerial combat over Larissa Greece, near the airport. Shot in the chest by Canadian Ace Flt Lt John Mackie of RAF No. 33 Sq.. He bailed safely, but died of his wounds. On 26 October, 1940, he was injured when he crashed in his Wk# 5277 as a result of aerial combat southwest of Bergen Norway. One known victory, his 1st, a Skua at Trondheim, 11 June, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, both Skuas at Trondheim, 13 June, 1940. His 4th, a Beaufort SW of Bergen on 26 October, 1940. Several unconfirmed victories. [some confusion over which Wk# SD in 1941]
526 Arnswald, A.Lt3(F)/33 (6/41 S.U.) Ju 88D-2 Werk # 0796 "8H + KL" (lost 10/16/41) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 16 October, 1941 when he failed to return from a reconnaissance mission over Russia. He was acting as observer for Lt H.May. See Lt H.May for further detail.
527 Arnswald, Bernard vonUffz19/JG-27 (Africa)Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 10078 "Yellow 5" (lost 9/21/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 September, 1942 during aerial combat with a Spitfire of RAF No. 601 Sq., piloted by Flt Sgt Downing, over Abud Dweis. One known Desert victory, a Spitfire V of RAF No. 145 Sq., piloted by Flt Lt Sabourin, downed south of El-Hameija on 16 September, 1942.
528 Arnulf, MartinUffz6/SKG-210 (S.U.)Bf 110E-2 Werk # 3788 "S9 + EP" (lost 10/12/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 12 October, 1941 at Medyn after being hit by flak, no mention of crew disposition. Bf 110 Loss List
529 Arp, HeinrichFw2/3/1916Kiel2/JG-26 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1124 "Black 10" (lost 10/22/40)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 October, 1940 in aerial combat with a Hurricane of RAF No. 257 Sq.. His AC broke up in the air and scattered pieces in the sea off Littlestone Golf Links, near New Romney, Kent, along the coast SE of Dungeness. Buried Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent, UK, German Plot "O", Row 2, Grave 407 (M.Croft).
530 Arrabito, G.MajItaly, Regia Aeronautica ItalianaKdr 1 Gruppo C.T. (7/44 Reggio Emilia)Fiat G.55Fighter Operational ClaspArrabito was replaced by Visconti on 26 July, 1944. Neulen
531 Arras,Uffz29/JG-52 (10/44 S.U.)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG on 23 October, 1944. A 2nd, a LaGG on 25 October, 1944.
532 Arras, GeorgFw9/KG-77 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 142391 "??" (lost 2/21/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew during an emergency landing at Piacenza 21 February, 1943; burned on landing after a non-combat flight (Ju 88 Loss List).
533 Artinger, JohannFw2/JG-4 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332557 "Green 1" (lost 2/7/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 7 February, 1945 during aerial combat at Guben. Crash landed at Fürstenberg (JG-4 List).
534 Artner,LtNJG-5Ju 88G-6 "C9 + AS" or "BS, "C9 + OS"Night Fighter Operational ClaspSource:A. Rosseels.
535 Artner, ErnstUffz7/StG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 2011 (lost 7/13/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 13 July, 1943 in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 63222 due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
536 Artner, RudolfOfw209/JG-5 (4/44 Norway), 8/JG-5 (7/44)Bf 109G, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 32197 "White 10"
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 SE of Maida on 23 April, 1944. A P-39 near Petsamo on 10 May, 1944. A P-39 NE of Berlevaag on 25 May, 1944. A P-39 and a P-40 in the Hamningberg area on 26 May, 1944. An Il-2 N of Petsamo on 15 June, 1944. A P-40 E of Kiberg on 17 June, 1944. A Yak-9 and a P-39W of Kirkenes on 28 June, 1944. A Boston III on 4 July, 1944. A Boston III WNW of Petsamo on 17 July, 1944. A P-40 NW of Petsamo-Bucht on 22 July, 1944. Two known western victories, his 18th & 19th were Beaufighters of RCAF No. 404 Sq., crashing 10 km northwest of Sogne Fjord on 9 February, 1945. Magnus Report. Deceased 10 February, 2000.
537 Artschwager, WilliFw8/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4485 "5K + HS" (lost 2/13/43)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 6144-6169 13 February, 1943 after suffering engine damage (Ju 88 Loss List).
538 Artus, WernerLt9/12/192412/NJG-6 (12/44)Ju 88G-6 Werk # 620876 "2Z + LK" (lost 1/27/45) EK 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Entringen the night of 26/27 January, 1945 as a result of icing. Source: T. Boiten. Remaining crew (bailed with injuries): Ogefr Günther Jahnke, Ogefr Herbert Nagel and Ogefr Sebastian Lohr (A.Rosseels).
539 Artzfeld, JeanOfhr7/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171068 "White 5" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 July, 1944 southwest of Evreux France.
540 Arz, EgonLt2/KG-51 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 8124 "9K + AK" (lost 3/16/41)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW the night of 16/17 March, 1941, suffering double engine failure during the Avonmouth bombing raid. His last radio call was "emergency landing in England". Crashed at RAF Chilmark, Dinton, Wilts at 23:40 hours. Remaining crew (all POW): Ofw Oskar Reimer, Observer; Fw August Konrad, R/O and Fw Otto Hoferrichter, Mech. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
541 Asal, ErnstUffz7/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 8335 "White 7" (lost 2/22/42)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 22 February, 1942 when he accidentaly flew into the ground, location not reported.
542 Asche, HeinrichUffz9/27/191985/JG-54 (4/44 S.U.)Fw 190A-6 Werk # 530138 "Black 8" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 13 September, 1944 in aerial combat with a LaGG 5, 30 km northwest of Walk Pl. Qu. His first known victory, a Soviet La-5 on 3 April, 1944. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 22 August, 1944. A 3rd, an "unnamed" Soviet a/c on 23 August, 1944. A 4th, a Yak-9 on 25 August, 1944. This may very well be the Uffz Asche who surrendered with Wettstein in Denmark, making the treacherous flight from Libau, across the Baltic, with two rear passengers.
543 Aschenbach, HeinrichGefr7/JG-54 (S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10415 "White 4" (lost 12/16/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 16 December, 1942 near Welikije-Luki, cause unknown. Alternate spelling: Achenbach.
544 Aschenbach, HerbertUffz2/4/19227/JG-1 (Tutow)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 173889 "Yellow 4" (lost 11/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 November, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 over Uelzen, by Wistedt. He is buried in Salzwebel, Block "A", Row 2, Grave 24. Jager Blatt 6/2001 & 6/2003.
545 Aschenbrenger, P.UffzI/KG-54He 111 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 24 May, 1940 during the French Campaign, when he crashed hi Heinkel near Dentergem. Source: A. Rosseels.
546 Aschenbrenner, Konrad KurdHptmKdr KGr-100 (8/40 Vannes-Meucon)He 111HBomber Operational ClaspChannel pilot.
547 Aschendorf, SiegfriedOfhr19/JG-301Fw 190A-8 Werk # 176167 (90% dam 12/29/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIC 29 December, 1944 at Stendal, cause not reported. One known victory, a B-24 opposing the Misburg Raid on 26 November, 1944.
548 Ascher, ErnstLt3/JG-53 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160693 "Yellow 17" (lost 12/9/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 9 December, 1943 due to engine damage during combat near Salmona, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List).
549 Aschka, HansFwAufkl.Gr-?Bf 109G-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
550 Asensi, AndreasHptmSpain3a Escuadrilla Azul (attached to JG-51 in the S.U. 11/42)Bf 109F, Fw 190A-3Fighter Operational ClaspSee Arenas, above! Name confusion. Same person.
551 Asmus, ErichLtStab I/JG-26 (joins 1/45),Fw 190D-9 (lost), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 210069 (lost 4/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 April, 1945 during aerial combat with a Tempest of RAF No. 33 Sq. NNW of Uelsen. Bailed w/o injury from his D-9 on 12 March, 1945 over NW Germany when his AC experienced engine failure.
552 Asmus, HansHptmStab/JG-51 (7/40)Bf 109E-4/N Werk # 3737 (lost 10/25/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW; Shot down 25 October, 1940 over Marden England in Werk# 3737 by Hurricanes of RAF No. 501 Sq., piloted by F/Lt Eustace Holden and P/O Vivian Snell. This was Mölders old aircraft, the day he first flew the new Bf 109F-0. Asmus was unable to keep up with the faster F model, and was jumped by the Hurricanes.
553 Aspern, Roloff von Oblt9/18/191818I/JG-21 (7/39), 1/JG-76 (9/39), Stfkpt 5/JG-54 (Channel 11/40)Bf 109D in 39, Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1627 "Black 1" (lost 11/17/40) in JG-54EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 17 November, 1940 in Werk# 1627, in aerial combat with Spitfires, over the Thames Estuary. Von Aspern scored I/76s final victory of the Polish campaign, a P-23 Light Bomber near Konzary, 10 September, 1939. (I believe it to be Falck with two victories on 11 September, 1939.) His 2nd victory, a Hawk-75A west of Rethel, 18 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Morane 405 west of Laon, 19 May, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire at Gravelines on 25 May, 1940. His 5th, a Hawk-75A west of Epernay, 3 June, 1940. His 6th, a Potez 63 on 4 June, no location. Nos.7 & 8, both Hawk-75s NW of Amiens on 6 June, 1940. His 9th, a Hurricane on 30 August, 1940, no location. His 10th, a Hurricane at Themsemünding on 5 September, 1940. His 11th, a Spitfire at Ashford on 18 September, 1940. Nos.12, 13 & 14, all three Spitfires S of London on 27 September, 1940. His 15th, a Hurricane S of Tonbridge on 12 October, 1940. His 16th, a Spitfire S of London on 13 October, 1940. His 17th, a Hurricane on 15 October, 1940, no location. His 18th, a Spitfire on 25 October, 1940, no location.
554 Aspök, AugustLt8/KG-1 (S.U.)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5277 "V4 + BD" (lost 10/29/41)Bomber Operational ClaspShot down during aerial combat on 29 October, 1941, the pilot and two others returned, one KIA, all unnamed.
555 Assel, FritzUffzI/JG-111Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161450 (dam 8/3/44)This ac known to have crashed on 3 August, 1944 at Unterschlauersbach, near Roth, cause and pilot disposition not reported. Source: Klassiker der Luftfahrt 6/12 magazine article (H. Breuer).
556 Asseyer, KarlLt12(StG)/LG-1 (S.U.)Ju 87B-1 Werk # 5502 "L1 + FW" (lost 7/19/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 19 July, 1941; shot down by AA fire by Motowski Bay. His R/O, Gefr Ernst Hornberger was also listed as MIA. Source: SIG Norway.
557 Assmann, GeorgUffzII/KG-51 (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430389 (lost 1/9/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 9 January, 1943 at Iljaschewka, by Uman, probably struck the ground (Ju 88 Loss List).
558 Assmann, JakobUffz34/JG-54 (6/44 Immola Finland)Fw 190A "White 9", Fw 190F-8 Werk # 593137 "White 12" (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 26 August, 1944 during a Ferry Flight in "White 12". During a 2 July, 1944 Soviet raid on the Immola airfield, Assmann was fortunate to escape serious injury when a bomb hit his "White 9" as he was attempting to scramble. His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 19 June, 1944. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 21 June, 1944. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 23 August, 1944.
559 Assmann, WilhelmOfwInstructor, Erg.Kü.Flg. Staffel (F) See (Kobenhavn See)Bv 138B Werk # 2009 "6H + KH" (lost)Air Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 12 May, 1944 when he suffered from engine trouble and attempted an emergency landing in the Sortedamssoo Lake near Kobenhavn. The right hand wing clipped a number of trees just before touchdown and the AC overturned and crashed into the lake, killing the crew of three. Remaining crew (KIC): Student pilot, Ofhr Hans Joachim Petter and Student gunner, Fw Hans Peter Wilken. All were buried in the Kobenhavn Vestre Cemetery on 16 May, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
560 Assmuss, BrunoUffz13(Z)/JG-5Bf 110F-2 Werk # 5048 "TI + LA" (lost 9/4/42)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 4 September, 1942 along with R/O, Gefr. Erwin Härtel; crashed at Lipatanaapa, Finland due to engine failure. Found dead in the wreckage by Russians, but gravesite unknown to officials (R.Rautio). Alternate spelling: Assmauss (Bf 109 Loss List, microfilm roll #7)
561 Assmuss, HerbertUffz2/Schl.G-1 (S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6090 "Black M" (lost 5/9/42)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 May, 1942 at Pl.Qu. 15/21, cause unknown.
562 Assmuth, AlbertUffz11/7/1915BochumStab IV/KG-27 He 111H-2 Werk # 2799 "1G + AF" (lost 7/8/41) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 8 July, 1941 when his ac was sd by fighters, and crashed into the English Channel. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Tessmer, Obs (KIA); Ogefr Max Patry, R/O (POW); Gefr Adolf Blecha, Flt Engr (KIA) and Gefr Walter Silkeit, Gnr (KIA). Each of the deceased is listed by the VDK as "being in a sea grave" and commemorated on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial (D.Drury).
563 Assmy, ManfredLt8/17/1920Schwarzenberg2/JG-5Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14715 "Black 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 13 October, 1943; operational aerial collision south of Mandal with a BV 138C-1 of 2(F)/131, piloted by Oblt Dietrich Forke (KIA). Forkes entire crew was killed. Source: SIG Norway.

564 Aster, EmilUffz9/KG-2Do 217E-4 Werk # 5343 "U5 + NT" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 16 February, 1942 failing to return from a mine-laying operationin Tyne Bay, exact cause unknown, however Beaufighters of RAF No. 141 Sq. were operating in the area at the time. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Arnold Neumann, Observer, Gefr Hans Lehmann, wireless operator and Uffz Karl Thomas, mechanic.
565 Atanassov, Kristyo A.ObltBulgaria1Kdr Ftr School, Kdr 682 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regt (10/41 Baltchik)Bf 109E-7, Bf 109F & G, Avia B.35 & B.135 EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
566 Aubertin, FriedrichUffz8/22/1922RiegelsbergFFS B-22He 111H-11 Werk # 8390 (lost 5/29/44)Student Pilot?KIA with all onboard during a training flight on 29 May, 1944; sd by a fighter and crashed near Ybbs a.d. Donau, Lower Austria. Remaining crew: Gefr Richard Ott, R/O; Uffz Friedrich Hoheisel, Flt Engr; Gefr Gerhard Klinkowitz, Gnr and Gefr Paul Hahn (or Hohn), Student. Uffz Aubertin is buried in the War Cem at Riegelsberg, Germany, Row 2, Grave 30 (D.Drury).
567 Aubrecht, HermannUffz315/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109E, Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7061 "Black 6" (lost 8/9/42 in Orel, S.U.)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/3/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(8/9/42)
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 9 August, 1942 by flak; returned after making an emergency landing at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 56391. One known victory, a Blenheim over the English Channel on 29 April, 1941, a Gefr at the time. His first known Soviet victory,a Martin B-26 on 24 June, 1941. An SB-2 on 30 June, 1941. A DB-3 on 13 July, 1941. A Vultee-11 on 16 July, 1941. A Pe-2 on 14 December, 1941. An R-Z on 4 February, 1942. A MiG-1 on 22 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 5 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 8 August, 1942. An Il-2 18 km E of Gshalsk on 9 August, 1942. Survived the war. Magnus Report.
568 Aude, H.Fw13/KGzbV-1 (5/40 Münster-Loddenheide) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk "1Z + ?X" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 at Leidschendam, hit by AA fire, pilot and crew disposition unknown (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: Pilot Fw Aude POW and returned to unit. Remaining crew (all POW briefly): Fw F.Kleschnitzki, Obs (to UK); Uffz J.Schäfer, R/O (Ret'd); Uffz G.Köhler, Mech/Gnr (Ret'd) and M.Gernely, Aux (a paratrooper (Ret'd) (SGLO).
569 Aue, EberhardFw1/JG-102 Rammtragger Unit 4/45Bf 109G & KFighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 April, 1945 during aerial combat with US fighters during the April 7th Ram- Attack. Source: Arno Rose
570 Aue, LotharUffz26/JG-2 (France 8/43), 5/JG-2 (5/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15427 (lost 8/9/43), Bf 109G (lost 5/22/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Believed KIA 22 May, 1944 near the Etripagny airfield; sd by an RCAF fighter On No. 416 Sq. (RCAF Claims List). WIA 9 August, 1943 during aerial combat at St Pol. One known victory, a B-17 at La Coulonche, ENE of Domfront on 4 July, 1943. A 2nd, a P-38 in the Caen area on 25 June, 1944.
571 Auer, AlfonsObltIII/StG-77 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk #110746 (lost 9/2/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 2 September, 1943 in Map Quad Pl.Qu. 708533 due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
572 Auer, AlfredUffz4/12/19224/JG-1 (7/42 Woensdrecht) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 0336 "CM + EF" (lost 7/6/42) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 6 July, 1942 when his A-2 crashed at Woensdrecht airfield due to engine failure. Buried Ysselsteyn, BS/1/20. This had been the AC of Uffz Günther Kirchner.
Ysselstein, Holland
573 Auer, AlfredLt6/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140751 "L1 + LP" (lost 9/14/42)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW with unnamed crew 14 September, 1942; crash landed on Spilmans Farm, Aylesby, near Grimsby after being hit by flak (Ju 88 Loss List).
574 Auer, HansLt7/KG-4 (Orsha South)He 111H-16 Werk # 160926 "5J + Kr" (lost 9/19/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIFA with unnamed crew 19 September, 1943; while climbing thru low-lying cloud layer, he collided with another H-16, Wk# 161384, piloted by Uffz Walter Fock, killing both crews, the acs crashed west of Dubrovka. See pilot Fock for his crew information. Source: Kaiser RK book.
575 Auer, J.Ofw5/ZG-26Bf 110 (Dam.)Destroyer Operational ClaspUninjured in a crash on 18 May, 1940, near the As airfield, during the French Campaign. Source: A. Rosseels.
576 Auer, KarlGefr10/JG-11Fw 190A-8 Werk # 961931 "Black 7 + I" (lost 2/9/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 9 February, 1945, reason unknown, in the area of Zellin. Mombeek MIA List.
577 Auer, ReinholdLt1/KG-76 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5741 "F1 + KH" (lost 5/16/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 16 May, 1942 at Krassnyjperfmogam due to flak (Ju 88 Loss List).
578 Auer, RobertUffzSchule Staffel/NJG-1 (8/44 Twente) He 219A-0 Werk # 190108 "G9 + ??" (lost 8/20/44) Pilot Badge KIC the night of 19/20 August, 1944. His 219 crashed on Voortsweg in Enschede Holland, cause unknown (DeSwart). Remaining crew (KIC, buried Yssel): Uffz Georg Frey (bur R/9/212) and Ogefr Paul Klatt (bur R/9/213). Pilot buried R/9/211.
Ysselstein, Holland
579 Auerbach, FritzUffz24/ZG-76Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
His first victory, a Spitfire 20 km south of Tunbridge Wells on 30 August, 1940. His second, a Spitfire S of London on 2 September, 1940.
580 Auernig, Roman Dr.Maj7/20/1905AustriaStfkpt 1/KG-28He 111H-4 Werk # 3293 "1T + AH" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 4 March, 1941 when, as acting as Observer for pilot, Uffz Alfred Dries (born 5/22/1917, KIA), they were shot down during mine-laying operations in the Severn Estuary. Shot down by Barry AA guns, he crashed into the sea, one half mile off Nells Point, Barry. Remaining crew (all KIA): Uffz Alfred Dries, Uffz Hans Hartisch, R/O (MIA) and Gefr Heinrich Felton, Flt Engr (KIA). The two deceased are buried At CC/7/8; Uffz Dries, Gr 203 and Gefr Felton, Gr 201. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny & D.Drury.
Cannock Chase
581 Auernig, WalterLt4/20/1923Lavamünd3/JGr Süd, 13/JG-300 (Reinsdorf)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk # 780675 "White 15" (lost 11/5/44 near Oberleutzendorf/Brüx)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 5 November, 1944 on a non-operational flight at Chuderin CZ, by Oberleutzendorf.
582 Auerochs, PaulOfwFFS B 17 (Blindschule)Bv 138B-1 Werk # 2016 (85% damaged)Wound BadgeInjured in a crash during foul weather at Bug/Rügen after a Blind School exam flight on 27 October, 1943. Remaining crew: Uffz Alfred Kuhn(KIC), R/O and Ogefr Waller(Injured), Mechanic. Also onboard, two pilot trainees, Ogefr Gert Wiemann(KIC) and Lt Georg M.Ott(Injured). Jager Blatt 4/2004
583 Auerring,HptmStfkpt in III/KG-26 (12/40)He 111H-3 (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA about 27 December, 1940 over London after taking a direct hit from British AA fire. He was replaced by Paul Claas.
584 Auersberg,LtKGr.z.b.V.- 600 Ju 52/3mg5e Werk # 7146 "KD + IM" (lost) Transport Operational Clasp MIA 1 March, 1942 in the Dno-Demjansk area, cause unknown. Remaining crew(MIA): Fw Hans Hendricks, R/O; Ogefr Anton Dwirschnik, Mechanic and Uffz Heinz Ebeling, Gunner. Jager Blatt 6/2004.
585 Auerswald, RudolfFw3/KG-54 Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140443 "B3 + PL" (lost 8/3/44) Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp WIA 3 August, 1944 when his ac was attacked by a night fighter while attacking troop positions during the liberation of Avranches. Remaining crew: Gefr Paul Busch, Obs (WIA), Uffz Richard Wagener, R/O (MIA) and Uffz Edgar Willhöft, Gnr (dispo unk) (D.Drury).
586 Auf der Heide,FwWekusta 26 (Med)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430363 "5M + G" (lost 4/19/43)Meteorological Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Schadewald and two other unnamed crew in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 13 Ost/76 19 April, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
587 Auf der Heide, HeinrichUffz11/TG-3Ju 52/3m Werk # 7083 "4V + FV" (Lost 2/4/45)Transport Operational ClaspMIA 4 February, 1945 when his ac was lost due to unknown circumstances in the area of Budapest, Hungary. Remaining crew (all MIA, desig unk): Fw Wilhelm Tessin, Ofw Kurt Braunger and Uffz Josef Baum (D.Drury).
588 Auf, ErichGefr5/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6/R1 Werk # 440693 "Black 5 + -" (lost 5/19/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 19 May, 1944 during aerial combat with a p-47 and a P-51 in the Vechta/Hannover area.
589 Auffhammer, FritzObstlt11/28/19145Kdr II/KG-100 (10/42-4/43), Kdr KG-100 (5/43-9/43), Kdr KG-3 (7/44), Kdr JG-301 (9/44 to end)Do 217 in KG-100, Ju 88 in KG-3, Bf 109G, Fw 190A & Ta 152H
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/12/43)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Two known victories, both P-51s in the Müritz See area on 5 December, 1944, opposing the Berlin-Münster Raid. Alternate spelling: Auffhammer. Deceased 14 June, 2002.
590 Augenstein, Hans HeinzHptm7/11/1921Pforzheim Brötzingen in Baden46 9/NJG-1 (10/43), 7/NJG-1 (2/44), Stfkpt 12/NJG-1 (11/44) Bf 110F, Bf 110G-4 Werk # 730050 "G9 + EZ" (lost 6/16/44), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 140078 (most likely 730048) "G9+HZ" (lost 12/7/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/16/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 7 December, 1944 NW of Münster-Handorf by an RAF Long Range Night Fighter flown by Flt Lt Hedgecoe. Another source suggests the G-4 Werk # as 740078. Augenstein and his R/O, Uffz Günther Steins were killed, and the gunner, Uffz Kurt Schmidt, managed to bale out successfully. WIA 16 June, 1944 during aerial combat at Roubaix Be., with Uffz's Schmidt and Steins, also this incident. One known victory, a Wellington 1 km southeast of Ahlhorn on 1 August, 1942. Five known victories were bombers, including two Lancasters by Zwolle on 23 October, 1943. Another, a Halifax at Emmerich on 15 February, 1944. A Halifax 4 km ESE of Maastricht on 28 April, 1944. Added: The only VDK burial match is for Ofw (promoted?) Steins, War Cem. Münster-Waldfriedhof Lauheide in Field G, Grave 3 (D.Drury).
591 Augner, Konrad KonniUffz10/25/1922Wolfswinkel bei EberswaldeInstr JG-106 (1/45 Garz), Stffüh 8/JG-1 (2/45)Fw 190A-8 & A-9, He 162"C" Class Glider Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
British POW, May 1945. Released shortly thereafter. Flew fighter-bomber missions while an instructor in JG-106. His first mission was over the Ostsee the last months of 1944. A good friend of Stfkpt Wolfgang Ludewig.
592 Augskelis, ReinhardOfhrI/JG-54Fw 190A (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 July, 1944. No further detail known.
593 Augst, HansUffz18/JG-53 (9/40; 10/42 Africa to 4/43 Tunisia)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 12961? (lost 10/13/42), Bf 109F-4 Trop Werk # 13341 (lost 10/19/42), Bf 109G-4 Trop Werk # 16222 "Black 17 + I" (lost 4/11/43) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Severely wounded 11 April, 1943, aerial combat at Medjez-el-Bab, did not return to combat duty. Flugbuch. Per Bf 109 Loss List, he made an emergency landing after combat at El Alamein on 13 October, 1942, pilot OK. On 19 October, 1942, he lost his 2nd F-4 in combat over the sea, bailing safely without wounds. One victory reported in Bf 109 Loss List.
594 August,Fw25/JG-77 (1/43), 4/JG-77 (1/44)Bf 109F (Trop), Bf 109G in 4 Staffel EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known Desert victory, his first, a P-40E in N. Africa on 14 January, 1943. His 2nd, a P-38 on 3 January, 1944.
595 Augustat, FranzFwNSGr-20Fw 190FWound Badge
Night Assault Operational Clasp
Shot down in September 1944 and died of his wounds on 9 September, 1944 in a hospital at Pützchen/Bonn. Jager Blatt 2/2001 & 1/2002.
596 Augustin, GünterUffz8/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550238 "B3 + VS" (lost 8/23/43)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC 23 August, 1943 SW of Foggia due to engine trouble, two other unnamed crew injured (Ju 88 Loss List).
597 Augustin, Hans JoachimUffz5/15/1923Leipzig5/NJG-4Bf 109, Bf 110, me 210Night Fighter Operational ClaspSource: Michel Sergent
598 Augustin, HelmutUffz1Erg/JG-2 (7/41)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 5978 (lost) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 August, 1941 in aerial combat with a Spitfire northwest of Colomby (Calais). One known victory, his first, a Spitfire at Cherbourg on 10 July, 1941.
599 Augustin, HerbertFw3/KGr-806 (Malta)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1516 "M7 + GL" (lost 3/23/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 23 March, 1942; shot down over Malta by fighters of 126 or 272 Sq., three other unnamed crew MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
600 Augustin, JakobLt12/11/192015 8/JG-2 (5/41 Channel), 7/JG-2 (10/41) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5497 (35% 7/3/41), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 333 "White 8" (6/42), Fw 190A-2 Werk # 122103 (lost) EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 15 July, 1942; Combat with a Spitfire, crashed into the sea at Map Quadrant 2188 (2186?)/15 West. Mombeek MIA List. Wounded 3 July, 1941 in his F-2 during aerial combat near Lombres. Known to have flown Fw 190A-2 Werk # 333 "White 8" also. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire over Portland on 11 May, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire near St Omer on 10 July, 1941. His 3rd, a Spitfire 20 km northeast of Calais on 19 August, 1941. A 4th, a Spitfire 2 km NE of Lille on 31 August, 1941. His 5th, a Hurricane near Boulogne on 16 September, 1941. His 6th, a Spitfire on 27 September, 1941, no location. His 7th, a Spitfire on 2 October, 1941, no location. He downed two Spitfires, Nos.8 & 9, on 12 October, 1941, no locations. No. 11, a Spitfire N of Cherbourg on 3 June, 1942; his 12th, another Spitfire on 6 June, 1942, both north of Cherbourg. 12 British victories appeared on the tail of his Fw 190A-2, Werk # 333. All 15 victories were Spitfires.

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