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501 Froese, HeinzLt5/JG-77Bf 109F-4 Werk# 13011 "Black 7 + -"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 March, 1942; Aerial combat, 8 km south of Amaldi. Mombeek MIA List.
502 Frohs, Karl HeinzUffz3/JG-4 (Italy)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165523 "Yellow 5" (lost 4/25/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 25 April, 1944 during aerial combat at Loi_no (?), bailed safely (JG-4 List).
503 Fromm, HeinzUffzI/JG-11Fw 190A-4 Werk # 145611 (lost 11/4/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 4 November, 1943 at Lütjenholm due to an engine fire.
504 Froschek, Karl HeinzLt10/15/191714(Jabo)/JG-5 (3/43 Norway)Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0132 179 "Black 2" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 14 February, 1944; Crash, Kiesti-Louhi. Mombeek MIA List. JG-5 records indicate he was wounded, not MIA this date, crashing east of Kiestinki. Alternate spelling: Froscheck (A.Breeken).

Courtesy Christian König

505 Fröse, HeinzUffz15/JG-77 (S.U.)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13011 "Black 7 + -" (lost 3/23/42) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 23 March, 1942, same day as his 1st victory, being shot down by his victims comrade, Lt Viktor Radkevich. Fröse bellies his finished AC and makes a run for it, followed by Radkevich (who landed nearby), and chased Fröse for 2 miles before capturing him! His 1st victory, an I-16 of 36 IAP, piloted by Lt Mikhail Fedoseyev on 23 March, 1942, the same day of his capture.
506 Fuchs, HeinzFw114/JG-1 (11/42), 6/JG-1 (10/43), 4/JG-1 (2/44)Bf 109F & G, Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550872 "White 8" (12/43), A-6 WK# 470077 "White 2" (1/44), Fw 190A-7 Werk # 340314 "White 7" (lost 2/24/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 February, 1944 S of Minden during aerial combat with B-24-escorting P-47s over Central Germany industrial centers. No known grave. His 1st victory, a Spitfire, piloted by a Sgt Norris, 4 km south of Kamperland North Beveland on 28 November, 1942. His 2nd and 3rd were: a Spitfire on 4 April, 1943 and a Ventura on 3 May, 1943, 20 km west of Haarlem. His 4th, a P-51 I into the sea W of Egmond-aan-Zee on 5 July, 1943. His 5th, a B-17 at Schmelz-Hunsrück on 4 October, 1943. His 6th, a B-17 (HSS) at Münster on 10 October, 1943. His 7th, a B-17 (HSS) at Slochteren on 11 December, 1943. His 8th, a B-17 S of Meppel on 4 January, 1944. His 9th, a B-17 at Braunschweig on 10 February, 1944. A 10th, a B-17 at Magdeburg-Schönebeck on 20 February, 1944. His 11th, a B-17 (HSS) S of Coesfeld on 22 February, 1944.

Major Heinz Bär (Kommandeur ll./JG1) briefing pilots at Rheine: 12 from L - Fw. Fuchs
507 Fuchs, HeinzUffz1II/JG-54 (5/44 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-7 on 6 May, 1944.
508 Fuchs, Karl HeinzUffz9/JG-5Bf 109G-6 Werk # 782162 "White 4" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 17 October, 1944 at Ekeroy Norway, no further detail. Source: SIG Norway.
509 Fuhrmann, HansOfwI/TG-3Ju 52/3mg14e Werk # 641365 "4V + CH"Transport Operational ClaspMIA 24 February, 1945 while on a supply mission south of Schneidemühl. The remaiming crew: Ofw Erich Lau (may have been a co-pilot), Fw Heinz Otten, Uffz Heinz Wagner, Ofw Wilhelm Oeltze and five other men. Only two men were known to survive the crash, and were sent to a Russian POW Camp. The others are still considered MIA. Jager Blatt 2/2001. Note: The call sign "4V" is attributed to KGzbV-9 operating courier flights over Sweden.
510 Fuhrmann, HansUffz4(F)/122 (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430203 "F6 + PM" (lost 4/23/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Oblt Heinz Simon and two other unnamed crew at Nowo Rossijsk 23 April, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
511 Führmann, HeinzLt19178JG-54, JG-7, JV-44Fw 190A, Me 262A-1a
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnus Report. His JV-44 service found on a JV-44 pilot list online.
512 Funk, Karl HeinzFw124/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5553 "White 11" (lost 9/17/41)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Reported shot down 17 September, 1941, no location reported; pilot returned. Magnus thinks this is Waldemar Funk.
513 Funke, KarlUffz5/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 5122 "B3 +GN" (lost 4/12/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 11/12 April, 1941 when he failed to return from the Bristol bombing raid, probably sd by S/L Chisholm of No. 604 Sq.. He and the entire crew are presumed to have crashed into the sea following the mission. Remaining crew (all MIA): Gefr Horst Heller, Observer; Fw Josef Höhnhorst, R/O and Gefr Heinz Bretschneider, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
514 Furcht, Helmut Lt3/KG-4He 111P-2 Werk # Unk "5J + BL" (or PL) (lost 6/26/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 26 June, 1940 after being shot down enroute to Birmingham, by a Spitfire of RAF No. 616 Sq., piloted by P/O D.S.Smith. Furcht crashed into the sea, aflame, 20 miles east of Humber, off the Yorkshire coast. Remaining crew (all MIA): Hptm Heinz Schröder (Stfkpt 3/KG-4), Observer, Ofw Martin Hartel, wireless operator and Fw Eugen Seitz, mechanic. The body of Furcht and one other crewman were recovered by HMS Brazen, and it is believed they were given a seamans burial. Added: The crash occurred at sea, off Withernsea. The second body believed buried at sea was Ofw Marti Hartel. The remaining two deceased are buried at Ysselsteyn, Schröder AR/10/238 and Seitz BQ/6/131 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
515 Fürste, HeinzUffz5/JG-301Fw 190A Werk # 202365 (lost 2/8/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 8 February, 1945 in aerial combat on the East Front. Most likely, he and Filipp were working together this date.
516 Furth, HeinzFw7/JG-77 (Leningrad 9/42; 1/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-2 Werk# 10646 "White 3" (lost 1/13/43)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 13 January, 1943; Combat after scramble from Bir Dufan in "White 3". Mombeek MIA List. Alternate spelling: Futh (Bf 109 Loss List)
517 Gäbler, Franz HeinzUffz34/JG-2 (1/43 Africa)Bf 109F & G (Trop), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 0265 "White 6" (lost 1/21/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 21 January, 1943; combat with 8 P-40s near Kairouan (Mombeek, who lists his given name as Heinz). One known Desert victory, a P-40 10 km southeast of Birt on 6 January, 1943. His 2nd & 3rd, two P-38s, one 20 km northeast of Kairouan, and the other 50 km southwest of Kairouan, both on 8 January, 1943. OKL refers to him as Franz.
518 Gaffke, Johann Hans.Uffz2/KG-6 (1/44 Chievres) Ju 188 Werk # 260325 "3E + PK" (lost 1/30/44) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA the night of 29/30 January, 1944 when his Ju 188 crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast, cause unknown (DeSwart). Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Heinz Damaschke (KIC), Obs; Ogefr Günther Dietrich (MIA), R/O and Gefr Franz Berger (MIA), Gunner. Wings to Victory. Added: Uffz Damaschke washed up 27 March, 1944, eventually buried Yssel BB-11-255 (SGLO).
519 Gall, LotharOfw8/3/19208/KG-3 (10/44 Schleswig) He 111H-16 Werk # 160969 "5K + DS" (lost 10/7/44) Bomber Operational Clasp His He 111 crashed on Heereweg in Groet Holland on 7 October, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: All were KIC. Remaining crew: Ofw Mathias Obermeyer, Obs; Ofw Heinz Dahms, R/O; Fw Peter Irmtraud, Mech and Uffz Kurt Busch, Gnr. The ac crashed into a German Navigational beacon mast near Petten, and burst into flames as it landed on a house in the village of Groet, Netherlands. Burnt beyond recognition, four were buried at Ysselsteyn, Blk CL, Row 5 as follows: Gall Gr 123, Obermeyer Gr 124, Dahms Gr 120, Irmtraud Gr 122 and Busch Gr 121 (burial locations per D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
520 Galle, HeinzUffz2/Aufkl.Gr.126 (See)He 60E Werk # 332 "D1 + HK" (lost 7/19/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 19 July, 1941 when he crashed at Enez Turkey as a result of AA fire. His observer, Ogefr Rudolf Hess, was also killed (Özkan Türker).
521 Gange, HerbertLt9/8/19202/Kü.Fl.Gr-106Ju 88 Werk # 73045(?) "M2 + AK" (lost)Wound Badge
Operational Clasp
POW 31 July, 1942 during a night attack on Birmingham England. They were shot down by a Beaufighter at 0205 hours, crashing at Hornyold Field, Malvern Wells. The pilot suffered broken ribs after bailing out, the other crewmembers were uninjured. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Willi Nisch (geb 4/18/20), Observer; Ogefr Heinz Wohlers (geb 6/21/20), R/O and Uffz Walther Sihorsch (geb11/1/21), Gunner. British Crash Report (Secret) on file, along with two pieces of the AC, a valve and a piece of framework.
522 Ganzert, RolfOblt5/KG-4 (5/40 Fassberg) He 111P Werk # unk "5J + DN" (lost 5/10/40) Bomber Operational Clasp His He 111 crashed at Zevenbergschen Hoek Holland, NW of Breda, on 10 May, 1940, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown. (DeSwart). Added: The ac sd by a Fokker G-1 of 3-II-1, piloted by Sgt Souffree. Ganzert taken POW. Remaining crew: Ogefr Heinz Dertzinger (or Dertinger), Obs (POW); Ofw Emil Fischer (or Tischer) , R/O (POW) and Ofw Helmut Ganss, Flt Engr (KIA, bur Yssel AZ/1/21) (D.Drury).
523 Garich, HeinzUffz1/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5568 "L1 + LH" (lost 7/28/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with two other, unnamed 28 July, 1942 after crashing at El Haman, one other unnamed KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
524 Garschhammer, HeinrichStbsFw3(F)/123Ju 88D-1, Ju 88 Werk # Unk (lost 2/25/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash at Rennes Fr., 25 February, 1944, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Ofw Michael Kreuzer, Obs (Inj); Ofw Siegfried Kirch (geb 10/14/1914), R/O (KIC) and Uffz Heinz Harnisch (8/18/1921), Gnr (KIC). The deceased are buried in the War Cem at Mont de Huisnes; Ofw Kirch Vault 12, Grave 30 and Uffz Harnisch Vault 11 Grave 170 (DK-G & absa3945).Awards List
525 Gärtner, HeinzHptm12/JG-3Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Blenheim at Bethune, 23 May, 1940.
526 Gärtner, HeinzGefr2/.StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87B-2 Werk # 0509 "T6 + IK" (lost 10/5/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 5 October, 1941 at Cholmjanka due to flak. Ju 87 Loss List
527 Gasch, HeinzFw15/JG-27 (Wiesbaden - Erbenheim 4/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440718 "Black < + -" (lost 4/24/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 April, 1944 during aerial combat near Nürtingen (Fritz Braun). One known victory, a B-17 (e.V.) W of Mannheim on 29 January, 1944.
528 Gaschko, MaxFwI/KG-77Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5694 (lost 7/28/42)Wound Badge, Bomber Operational ClaspWIA 28 July, 1942 when, on an operational flight, his ac crashed at Nieuwrode, Flemish Brabant, Belgium, following a fighter attack, and caught fire. Fw Gaschko and his Observer, Uffz Hermann Abele, were both wounded. Remaining crew (KIA): Uffz Heinz Wolff, R/O and Uffz Josef Feldmann, Gnr. Uffz Wolff is buried in the German War Cem at Lommel, Belgium, Blk 45, Grave 561. The VDK has no burial match for Uffz Feldmann (D.Drury).
529 Gaschütz, HeinzOblt1/5/1918Grossenhain5(H)/21 ('41), FFS AB-4 (11/42), II/FAGr.-102 (1/43), II/FAGr.-5 ('43)Ju 188D-2, Ju 88T-3
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List & LOCS.
530 Gaspers, HeinzUffz5/31/1924Liblar314(Sturm)/JG-3Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 681414 "Black 6"
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 25 December, 1944 in aerial combat with P-51s of the 479th FG in the Eupen Belgium area. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 at Hettstedt-Querfurt on 11 September, 1944. His 2nd, a B-24 at Eisenach on 27 September, 1944. His 3rd, a B-24 at Morbach-Sobenheim on 2 December, 1944.
531 Gast, SiegfriedFw3/Kü.Fl.Gr-506He 115C-1 Werk # 2758 "DC + GI" (lost 8/1/40)Observer Operational ClaspMIA the night of 1/2 August, 1940 following an attack on SS Highlander over the North Sea in the vicinity of Scotland. Two He 115's were brought down by ships AA fire, the second ac piloted by Uffz Heinz Loffler. Remaining crew (MIA): Lt.z.S. Wilhelm Starke, Obs and Fw Alexander Waldmann, R/O (D.Drury).
532 Gauert, KarlUffz9/KG-54 Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + KT" (lost 6/21/44) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew, 21 June, 1944, during a minelaying operation over Seine Bay, France, cause unknown. Remaining crew (MIA, desig unk): Ogefr Johann Düngel, Ogefr Heinz Heller and Ogefr Gerhard Kroll. No known graves (D.Drury).
533 Gaykow, Karl HeinzUffz10(Jabo)/JG-26 Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 8353 "White 6 + bomb" (65% damaged) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured 10 April, 1942 when he made a forced landing on Arques due to engine failure during an operational sortie.
534 Gebhardt, Karl Heinz5/16/1923JG-2Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspDeceased 19 August, 1998. Jager Blatt Obit.
535 Gehlhaar, HeinzLt34/JG-52Bf 109E
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Battle in the Sedan area, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Potez 63 at Heiteren, 27 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane on 9 June, 1940, no location. Alternate spelling: Geglhaar.
536 Gehre, HeinzOgefr25/JG-4Fw 190A-8 Werk # 681322 "White 9" (lost 10/6/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 October, 1944 during aerial combat at Kyritz (JG-4 List). One known victory, a B-24 50 km SE of Kassel on 27 September, 1944. A 2nd, a B-17 (HSS) at Wolfenbütte on 28 September, 1944.
537 Gehring, HeinzOfw6/KG-77 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 6127 "3Z + JP" (lost 10/29/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with unnamed crew 29 October, 1940; crashed at Reims during a non-combat flight, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
538 Gehrke, HeinzUffz511/JG-26 (12/44)Bf 109G-6 "Yellow 1" (lost), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 441481 "Yel 20" (lost), Fw 190D-9 #500096 "Yel 1" (lost 2/22/45)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 14 December, 1944 in his Bf 109G-14 Werk # 463111 "Yellow 23" during aerial combat with a Tempest of RAF No. 56 Sq. S of Rheine. His "Yellow 1" was destroyed on the ground during a B-17 raid on Villacoublay. "Yellow 20 destroyed when it overturned during a landing; Gehrke only slightly injured. A replacement pilot, he flew his first combat mission on 16 March, 1944. He flew wingman for Fw. Karl Laub. Also, for Major Mietusch on 17 July, 1944 when Mietusch was shot down, through no fault of Gehrkes. On this mission, he scored his first victory, a Liberator, # 41-29331 "Blondies Folly" of the 458BG, 755BS, flown by 2/Lt Neil AJ Peters, but was subsequently shot down by four Thunderbolts of the 356th FG. His 2nd, a B-17 in the Saar-Hünsruck area on 13 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 at Meitingen on 24 April, 1944. A 4th, a Lancaster at Taverny on 6 August, 1944. His 5th, a Spitfire (RAF No 416 Sq) near the Brussels-Evere airfield on 1 January, 1945. Shot down 4 times, the last, in "Yellow 1", 22 Feb., 1945. Hospitalized w/burns until 11/45. Flew Bf 109K-4 in December, 1944. "Bodenplatte" pilot. His personal emblem: "Pikus the Tomcat".
539 Gehrke, HeinzHptmKdr IV/KG-54 (12/41), Kdr II/KG-54 (2/42 S.U.)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1490 "B3 + AC" (lost 2/14/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 14 February, 1942 as a result of Soviet ground fire SW of Rzhev, SU, while attempting to relieve surrounded German troops.
540 Geisler, HeinzLt22/JG-52 (11/42 S.U.), 1/JG-52 (5/43 S.U.)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13781 :White 6" (lost 5/16/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 May, 1943 after aerial combat SW of Staronishestebljewskaja (Bf 109 Loss List). One known victory, a Soviet R-5 on 2 November, 1942. A 2nd, a Soviet Pe-2 on 27 December, 1942. This is most likely Oblt Max Geissler. Alternate spelling: Geinler.
541 Geiss, HeinzLt4/JG-52 (Channel)Bf 109E-1 Werk # 6245 "White 5 + -" (lost 9/27/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 27 September, 1940 after aerial combat, crashing at Petham, near canterbury.
542 Genicke, HelmutFhjFw3/ZG-76Me 410B-2/U2 Werk # 470126 "M8 + ?8" (lost 6/26/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspPilot reported KIC 26 June, 1944 when his ac crashed at Breclav, CZ., cause unknown. His R/O, Uffz Karl Heinz Schuldt, was also killed (F.Braun).
543 Gerber-Schulte, HeinzUffz4/JG-5 (Finland 11/42)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3355 "White 3 + -" (lost 11/13/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 13 November, 1942; probably shot down by enemy fighter, at Rutschi-Tschupa, pilot returned. I believe this to be Heinz Gerber-Schulz, later in JG-77.
544 Gerber-Schulz, HeinzUffz56/JG-5 (11/42 Finland), 5/JG-77 (6/43), 4/JG-77 (8/43 Med); 4/44 Italy)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3355 "White 3" (lost 11/13/42), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18745 (80% dam 8/5/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 162218 "White 14 + -" (lost 4/12/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 12 April, 1944; collided with an Fw 190 7km SE of Viterbo (Bf 109 Loss List). Injured 5 August, 1943 when he overturned on landing at Camigliatello (Feldflugplatz 170) due to a servicing fault. While in JG-5, in Wk# 3355, he was sd by Russian fighters over Rutshi, bailed safely but injured his feet (Flyvrak Norway). One known victory, his 4th, in Sicily, a P-38F at Map Quadrant 28114 on 20 June, 1943. His 5th, a Spitfire over Italy on 7 April, 1944.
545 Gerbig,Ofw3/Ku.Fl.Gr. 606Do 17Z Werk # Unk "7T + BL" (lost 6/10/40)Observer Operational ClaspHis Do 17Z was sd 10 June, 1940 in Pl.Qu. 7295 by a Short Sunderland Mk I flying boat of No. 204 Sq., piloted by wg/Cmdr Edward Davis, pilot disposition not reported. Remaining crew: Lt.z.S. Gerhard Prikker, Obs (KIA) and Uffz Karl Hölscher, Flt Engr (WIA). Hölscher also known to have flown with Lt.z.S. Heinz Havemann. Prikker buried in the War Cem at Brake, Germany, Blk A, Gr 6 (D.Drury).
546 Gerdes, HeinzFwI/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332392 (90% dam 2/25/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 25 February, 1945 during aerial combat at Darup (Bf 109 Loss List).
547 Gerhard, HeinzUffz16/JG-2Bf 109F-2 Werk # 8184(90% lost) EK 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash 1 February, 1942 at Brest-Süd (Lanveoc-Poulmie) airfield, cause unknown. One known victory, a Spitfire at Map Quadrant 0022/05 East on 5 September, 1942.
548 Gerhardt, DieterOblt8/27/1922Landweiler62/JG-1 (10/41)Bf 109E Werk # 6381 (5/42), Bf 109F-4 "Black 5" (9/42), Bf 109G-1 Werk # 14150 (lost 3/43)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 18 March, 1943 over Helgoland; after downing a B-24 of 93BG thought to be "Eager Beaver", and while attacking a B-17, he was brought down by return fire. Prior to takeoff this date, he yelled to his wingman and closest friend, Heinz Knoke, "I want to bag the formation leader today". Gerhardt had bailed successfully and entered his dingy, but died of his mortal wounds, as reported by the ASR craft "Falke". His 1st victory, a Blenheim on 15 October, 1941, no location. A shared victory with Heinz Knoke, a PRU Spitfire AA810 piloted by F/Lt Alistair Gunn off Trondheim on 5 March, 1942. Gunn later became POW and was shot because of his involvement in the Great Escape. He was also credited with another PRU Spitfire piloted by P/O Ken Wright, near Bremen on 17 August, 1942. Another, his 3rd, a B-17 6 km north of Wilhelmshaven on 26 February, 1943. In late February 1943, he came up with the idea of dropping 100 lb. bombs onto the tightly formed American bombers. He and Knoke practiced the technique off Heligoland. His victories may only be 4. Buried Schiffweiler-Landweiler Reden. NOTE: See Gerhard, Dieter (duplication!)
549 Gericke, HeinzFwIII/KG-26 (4/41), 2/KG-27(7/42)He 111H-3 "TI + K1"
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/16/42)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
Ludwig Havighorst serves as his bombardier also.
550 Gericke, Karl Heinz1924UnknownAC Type unknownPilot Badge ?POW (date unknown). He reportedly crashed on the European Continent, and was captured in a train station, attempting to get home. After being released, he married Margaret Alice Walker in Lichfield in 1947. Deceased in 1968 at age 44, after residing in Hayle, Cornwall. Source: Grandson, Nick Sleeman.
551 Gerken, HeinzFw910/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12874 "White 5" (lost 7/26/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 26 July, 1941 after aerial combat at Jelnja. His first two known Soviet victories, both DB-3s on 29 June, 1941. Another double on 30 June, 1941; an R-10 and a SB-2. A 5th, a SB-2 on 2 July, 1941. A 6th & 7th, both SB-2s on 3 July, 1941. His 8th & 9th, a ZKB-19 and an SB-2 on 4 July, 1941.
552 Gerlach, Hans Heinz KarlLt12/5/1919Göttingen14/JG-2 (Channel) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12819 (lost 7/4/41) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4 July, 1941 in aerial combat 25 km northwest of Arras, near Bethune. One known victory, a Spitfire on 23 June, 1941, no location. Added: Burial Ger War Cem at Bourdon, France, Blk 8, Row 8, Gr 278 (D.Drury).
553 Germeshausen, Karl HeinzOfhr5/JG-11 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6/U4 Werk # 20231 "Black 8" (lost 11/13/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 13 November, 1943 during aerial combat in the Engden/Nordhorn area.
554 Gerstmann, Karl HeinzOfhr5/4/1921DresdenUnkDFS 230 & Go 242Glider Pilot Badge
Transport Operational Clasp in Brz.
Survived the war, serving in N.Africa, Greece & Italy. Deceased 8 November, 1993 in Dresden (aufhimmelzuhause).
555 Geruschke, Karl HeinzLt 1/KG-51 (2/43 S.U.), 2/KG-51 (3/43) Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk (lost; force landed 2/21/43), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2266 "9K + DB" (lost 3/3/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/29/43)

EK 1 & 2
EP (6/5/43), Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA with unnamed crew at Menifa 3 March, 1943, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). His disposition after the 2/43 crash unknown. Added: On 21 February, he made a forced landing, between the lines, in the vicinity of Alexandrowka, Pl/Qu.59873. He and his crew were rescued by the crew of, then, Lt.Eberhard Winkel (LOCS & DK-G Awards List).
556 Geschllössel, HeinzFw2/Kü.Fl.Gr.-606 (Malta)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 140059 "7T + GK" (lost 7/14/42)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew over Malta 14 July, 1942; sd by Spitfires of no. 126 Sq. (Ju 88 Loss List).
557 Geschwill, HeinzOblt4/25/1920Brühl Baden9/KG-3Do 17Z-2 Werk # 3351 "5K + AT" (lost 9/23/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 23 September, 1941 when his Do 17 was badly shot up by two Soviet fighters during a weather recon flight over Leningrad. During the return, he crashed near Mustolovo. He was seriously injured, all others were killed. Remaining crew: Uffz Helmut Rauner, Obs; Ofw Josef Janzer, R/O and Dr. Heinz Reiner, Gnr. and Group Meteorologist. He was the first pilot in KG-3 to win the RK. 150 combat missions in east & west. Deceased 6 May, 2009, Karlsruhe.
558 Gessert, SiegfriedFw2/KG-4He 111H-4 "5J + EK" (lost) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 27 June, 1940 when during a raid on Middlesbrough, he was caught by a twin-engine Night Fighter, most likely Sgt A.C.Hodgkinson of RAF No. 219 Sq., and forced to ditch 21 miles E of Tees. Both engines had seized and the AC remained afloat for about three minutes, allowing the crew, two of whom were wounded (names not reported), to escape into their dingy. They were picked up three hours after ditching. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Heinz Beck,Obs; Uffz Wilhelm Dieter, R/O and Gefr Horst Filihowski, Flt Engr. Another possibility is that it was not a twin-engine NF, and may have been a Spitfire of RAF No. 72 Sq., piloted by F/O R.A.Thomson. Crew designations by D.Drury.
559 Gibbens, HeinzLt9/KG-1 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0580 "4V + AT" (lost 2/9/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 9 February, 1941, cause unknown.
560 Giere, Heinz WilhelmGefr3/1/1923Lehrte - Hannover2/NJG-5 (4/44) Bf 110G-4 Werk # 740225 "G9 + FK" (lost 4/9/44) Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 9/10 April, 1944 when his G-4 crashed at Noorbeek Holland, south of Limburg, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: Also WIA, his R/O-Gnr, Gefr M.Rohde, cause not reported (SGLO).
561 Giese, HeinzUffz15/JG-300Bf 109G-14 Werk # 551977 "Yellow 7" (lost 12/17/44 near Hochheim/Pohor, Sudetenland)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 17 December, 1944 during aerial combat at Hochheim, Pohor, CZ. Source: JG-300 Loss List
562 Giese, Karl HeinzUffz7/SG-1Ju 87D3 & D-5
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/14/43)

EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
563 Gild, RudolfLt12/12/1914Dudenroda7/KG-51He 111H Werk # Unk (lost 5/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 May, 1940 when his ac was sd by Defiants of No.264 Sq.. The ac crashed onto a farmhouse at Steenkerke Belgium, killing most of the crew and others. Remaining crew: Gefr Alfred Kassegger, Obs (MIA); Uffz Heinz Kannewurf, R/O (KIA); Fw Alfred Göttlicher, Flt Engr (KIA) and Gefr Paul Bartelt, Gnr.. The deceased are buried in the War Cem., Lommel Belgium as follows: Gild Blk 42, Gr 67; Göttlicher Blk 62, Gr 57; Kannewurf buried as "unknown and Bartelt Blk 63, Gr 498 (D.Drury).
Lommel, Belgium
564 Gillert, HeinzUffz11/JG-1Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Gladiator in the Maastricht area, 11 May, 1940.
565 Girke, HeinzHptmLKS Berlin-Gatow, LKS Dresden (11/39(, Stfkpt 2(H)/41 (S.U.)Fw 189A-1, Hs 126 Werk # 4064 (lost 12/20/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 20 December, 1941 at Posnjakowa, cause unknown (Mebius). Source: D. Stankey & L.DeZeng.
566 Girnth, HeinzOfw119/JG-53 (2/44), 8/JG-53 (7/44 Lippspringe)Bf 109G-6 "Black 11" (7/44 Bad Lippspringe)EP

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire 20 km W of Albano on 18 February, 1944. His 3rd, a P-51 on 4 August, 1944, no location given. His 4th, a P-47 on 5 August, 1944 in the Bad Essen area. His 11th, and last victory, a P-51 in the closing days of April, 1945. Magnus Report. Survived war
567 Glaser, HeinzOblt4/JG-110 (10/44), 1/JG-11 (5/45)Fw 190AEP (8/31/42), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 3 May, 1945 after leaving the Leck area on foot. Source: L. Wiegels & LOCS.
568 Glocke, Franz WernerOfw4/14/1912Berlin III/KG-55 (5/40), Wekusta 2 (2/41) He 111P-2 Werk # 2856 "G1 +CS" (borrowed from 8/KG-55, dam 5/10/40), He 111H-5 Werk # 3806 "VE + CZ" (lost 2/8/41) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC 8 February, 1941 at the Brest-Langedoc airfield, cause unknown. Buried Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Block 1/1/6. Source: A. Rosseels. Added: His 2/8/41 Remaining crew (KIC): Reg Rat Hans Jorg Giesecke (geb 2/11/1911 Tirchenreuth, bur 5/9/238) and Fw Heinz Goldenbow (geb 9/2/1915 Hildesheim, bur 1/1/16) (absa3945). He and his crew were captured, and later released, 10 May, 1940, after their ac was damaged by a MS406 fighter of GC I/2, piloted by Capt Pierre Rene Hyvernault. They were then forced down by Bloch 152 fighters of GC I/8, making a belly landing at Velaine-en-Haye military airfield. Remaining crew: Oblt Gustav Hecker, Pilot acting as Obs; Fw Robert Labandowsky, R/O; Uffz Hans Gentsch, Flt Engr and Gefr Fritz Günther, Gnr (D.Drury).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
569 Gloer, Karl HeinzLtJG-53 (Kirrlach- Wiesenthal)Bf 109K-4 (lost 3/9/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 9 March, 1945 during aerial combat while on an intercept mission. He suffered engine damage and crashed at Hemsbach. Source: Klaus Deschner.
570 Gloyer, HeinzOfw6/JG-26Fw 190A-8 Werk # 170421 "Black 4" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIFA 3 June, 1944 when he crashed his "Black 4" at Bidart during a non-operational flight, reason unknown.
571 Göbel, AlfredUffz1/6/1920Planitz3/KG-40Fw 200C-8/U8 Werk # 0224 "F8 + OL" (lost 4/1/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 1 April, 1944; failed to return from a mission over the North Sea, approx 400 km NW of Lofoten. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Arthur Czychi, geb 10/26/1916, Co-pilot; Uffz Karl Heinz Frink, geb 12/19/1919, Obs; Uffz Johann Göd, geb 9/8/1919, R/O 1; Uffz Albert Heil, geb 6/4/1919, R/O 2; Uffz Gerhard Henze, geb 2/8/1921, Mech and Ogefr Josef Straschek, geb 2/27/1923, Gunner. Source: B.Bines.
572 Godde, Heinrich Aloys Heinz Oblt1/31/1918HochlarI/KG-40 (on loan to 1(F)/120 Vaernes,for this fateful mission)Fw 200C-4/U3 Werk # 0131 "F8 + EK" (lost 10/24/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 24 October, 1942; shot down on a mission to Iceland by an American P-39 of 33FS. The Fw 200 was borrowed from I/KG-40. Remaining crew (all KIA, buried Fossvogur (Reykjavik) Iceland Cem, Blk G, Plot 1, Gr 1-36): Fw Mathias Franzen (or Frantzen), Co-pilot; Ofw Horst Kroos (or Kross), R/O; Uffz Manfred Unger, 2nd R/O; Uffz Alois Schwab, Gunner;Uffz Helmut Engelmann, Mech; all from I/KG-40. In addition, an Uffz Hans Todtenhofer (or Todtdenhöfer), Mech (KIA) was from 1(F)/120. Source: SIG Norway & D.Drury.
573 Gödecke, HeinzLt12/JG-54Bf 109E EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 May, 1940, no other detail provided. One known victory, his first, a Morane northeast of Vitry-le-Francois, 10 May, 1940.
574 Goedecke, HeinzGefr13/JG-27 (3/45)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His firsvictory, a Spitfire at Mönchen-Gladback/Köln on 1 March, 1945.
575 Goellner, Karl HeinzOblt12/27/1916Zwickau3/KG-2 (6/43 Eindhoven) Do 217E-4 Werk # 5596 "U5 + NH" (lost 6/5/43) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA the night of 4/5 June, 1943 during a raid on London, and crashing into the North Sea, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Willi Neutz (geb 2/22/21), Obs (KIA); Ogefr K.H.Krause, R/O (MIA) and Ogefr W.Reichert, Flt Engr (MIA). The two deceased are buried at Ysselsteyn. The body of Oblt Goellner washed ashore at Westkapelle 6/24/43, buried initially at Vlissingen, reburied 1/6/48 BC-8-181. The body of Uffz Neutz washed ashore 6/21/43 at Westkapelle, buried initally at Vlissingen, reburied 1/6/48 BC-8-179 (LOCS & Find-A-Grave by Fred).
Ysselstein, Holland
576 Goergen, HeinzUffz3/KG-54 (France)ju 88A-4 Werk # 300228 "B3 + AL" (lost 1/29/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 29 January, 1944; shot down by a Mosquito of No. 68 Sq., piloted by P/O Neal; three others POW, all unnamed.
577 Goetze, KurtLt10/27/1922Berlin1/KG-100 (3/44) He 177A-3 Werk # 332206 "5J (or 6N) + KK" (lost 3/2/44) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 2 March, 1944 when, during a night raid on London, was shot down by a Mosquito of RAF No. 151 Sq., piloted by W/C D.H. Goodman. The Mosquito was damaged by flying debris from the exploding Heinkel which crashed at Hammer Wood, near East Grinstead, Sussex. Gunner 2, Ogefr Willi Fischer, geb 4/10/1920, was severely injured and had to have both legs amputated. Remaining crew: Uffz Friedrich Emmerich, geb 4/30/1921, Observer (injured/POW); Uffz Andreas Stuckenberg, geb 3/27/1920, R/O (KIA, bur CC, Blk 1, Gr 4); Uffz Heinz Pohl, geb 10/26/1922, Flt Engr (injured/POW) and Uffz Ferdinand Klari, geb 5/8/1922, Gunner 1 (POW). Added: Lt Goetze buried CC, Blk 1, Gr 13 (Luftwaffe Graves UK).
Cannock Chase
578 Gohlke, HeinzUffzIV/KG-3 (Germany)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4183 "??" (80% dam 9/15/43)Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
Pilot and one other unnamed crew injured in a takeoff accident from Eidralde 16 September, 1943 (Ju 88 Loss List).
579 Goke, HeinzUffz6/JG-77 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14/AS Werk# 785145 "Red 11" (lost 1/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 14 January, 1945; Combat with fighter bombers, location unknown. Mombeek MIA List.
580 Goldberg, Karl HeinzOblt11/29/1919 3(F)/122 (3/43), 3/NAGr.-1 (4/45) Ju 88D-1
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/16/43)

EK 1 & 2
(EP (7/20/42), Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
581 Goldmann, HeinzOfwWekusta 76 (or 26) (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430484 "5Z + CA" (lost 11/8/43)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/43)

EK 1 & 2
Meteorological Operational Clasp
KIA 8 November, 1943; shot down by flak in map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 6665. DK-G Awards List & Ju 88 Loss List.
582 Golinski, Heinz 'Figaro'Fw7/11/1919Nordstemmen bei Hannover473/JG-53 (10/41 Malta; 4/42 Gela; 7/42 Russia)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10582 "Yellow 1" (lost 10/16/42)
RK(12/30/42 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/5/42 Post)

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 16 October, 1942 in "Yellow 1" south of Malta after shooting down a Spitfire, one of two on this date, over the Mediterranean Sea. Another Spitfire scored hits on the right side of "Yellow 1", Golinski was unable to bail, and perished in the crash on the island of Malta. 150+ combat missions. His 46 victories in Russia were scored within a two month period! His first victory, a Soviet R-5 on 28 July, 1942. His 2nd, a MiG-1 on 29 July, 1942. Two Il-2s on 3 August, 1942. His 6th & 7th, two Il-2s on 8 August, 1942. An 8th, an Il-2 on 13 August, 1942. A 9th & 10th, an R-5 and an Il-2 on 19 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s and a MiG-3 on 22 August, 1942. A U-2 and an R-5 on 23 August, 1942. An Il-2 and a MiG-3 on 30 August, 1942. Two P-40s on 2 September, 1942. An Il-2 and a Yak-1 on 8 September, 1942. A P-40 and an Il-2 on 10 September, 1942. Two Yak-1s on 22 September, 1942. Four Yak 1s over Stalingrad on 25 September, 1942, just prior to the Groups return to Sicily. Bowers/Lednicer, 47 victories.
583 Golisch, HeinzUffz17/ZG-26 (11/41)Bf 110 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-40 in the desert on 24 November, 1941.
584 Gomann, HeinzFw12 Erg/JGr West, 5/JG-26 (7/42),Stab II/JG-26 (12/43), 8/JG-26, 5/JG-26 (1/44 Furstenau), JG-7(4/45) Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2455 "Black 12" (lost 2/27/43), Fw 190A-5 Werk # 522 "Black 22 (dam 7/15/43), Fw 190A-5 Wk# 1243 "Blk 22" (lost 8/17/43), Fw 190A-6 Wk# (530)931"Blk 14"(lost 1/12/44), Fw 190D-9 "Brown 9" EP

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
First combat mission, uneventful,; flew wing with "Addi" Glunz. Numerous recon missions. One known victory, his 3rd, a Spitfire west of Schouwen on 14 May, 1943. WIA 27 February, 1943 during aerial combat, crashing near Calais. On 15 July, 1943, in Wk# 522, he collided with a Spitfire which crashed at Vitry-en Artois, and made it back to base with a severely mangled wingtip. On 17 Aug., 1943, he bailed from another "Black 22" after being hit by P-47s escorting the Schweinfurt-Regensburg raiders. His chute became entangled on the tail section, but he was able to free himself, avoiding death. A Spitfire victory 15 km NW of Le Treport on 21 September, 1943. His 8th victory, a Spitfire SW of Amiens on 24 September, 1943. Injured when he crashed his A-6 at Heino Holland on 12 January, 1944, cause unknown (DeSwart). A Spitfire by Montreuil on 25 January, 1944. Downed B-17 "Mary Ellen" of 388BG on 28 January, 1944. On the same day, a B-24 of 389BG west of Calais. He suffered three very serious wounds. He transferred to jets in early 1945. He was the longest-serving pilot in II/JG-26.
585 Görgen, HeinzUffz4(F)/122 (S.U.)Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430516 "F6 + NM" (lost 3/4/43)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his Observer Lt Siegfried Lasek and two other unnamed crew 4 March, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Ju 88 Loss List).
586 Göring, HeinzFighter UnitBf 109Pilot BadgePOW; shot down over Russia, released in 1952. He was the adopted son of his Uncle, Hermann Göring, after his Father had died. Information gleaned from a 2008 newspaper article by Görings Grandniece Bettina Göring.
587 Gösel, HeinzUffzO.B.S. Reserve (Germany)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10629 (95% dam 10/14/42)KIC 14 October, 1942; crashed at Reichersbeuren, near Tolz while on a non-operational flight, no cause reported.
588 Gosemann, Heinz Herbert FritzFw20 8/JG-3 (9/42 S.U.), 9/JG-3 (4/44) Bf 109F-4/Z Werk # 7235 "Black 8 + I" (lost 8/23/42), Bf 109F-4(Trop) Wk# 10063 (lost 9/20/42), Bf 109G-4 Wk# 7235 "Black 8 + I", Bf 109G-6 Wk# 440871 or 440971, "Yellow 2"(lost 4/24/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/1/45 Post.)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA in Wk# 440871 or 440971 "Yellow 2" on 24 April, 1944 in aerial combat with a P-51 by Neuburg/Donau. Injured in a crash at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 30854 in Wk 7235 on 23 August, 1942, due to engine failure. WIA 20 September, 1942, aerial combat. His first known Soviet victory, a MiG-3 10 km N of Kotluban on 10 September, 1942. An Il-2 10 km NE of Kotluban on 11 September. An Il-2 10 km N of Stalingrad on 15 September. An Il-2 4 km NE of Kotluban on 18 September. A MiG-3 10 km N of Gorodischche on 19 September. An La-5 2 km N of Akhtuba on 29 September. An Su-2 at Stalingrad on 7 October. A U-2 and an Il-2 in the Ulta/Chalchuta areas on 21 November. A Boston III N of Oblivskaya on 21 December. An Il-2 SW of Chernyshkovski on 29 December, 1942. His 12th, a Yak-1 on 1/5/43. His 15th victory, a B-24 (HSS) on 23 February, 1944, no location. Shot down with wounds in Wk 440971 on 18 March, 1944 from B-17 return fire, and bailed successfully. His 14th & 15th victories were B-24s on 23 February, 1944, no locations. His 19th, a B-24 10 km S of Shoppenstedt on 11 April, 1944. His 20th, and final victory, a B-24 (HSS) in the Wiener Neustadt area on 23 April, 1944. Magnus. Jager Blatt article. Alternate spelling: Goesmann.
589 Gospodarek, WilhelmOblt3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-506 (Atlantic)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 1442 "S4 + DL" (lost 12/21/41)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 21 December, 1941 after crashing at sea off Winterton, Norfolk, during a minelaying operation, cause unknown, his Observer Lt.z.S. Heinrich Deters and two unnamed crew MIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Heinz Holzapfel, R/O and Uffz Volkmar Eschke, Flt Engr.. Pilot Gospodarek buried CC, 5/2/34 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
590 Gossow, HeinzOfw11/23/1917Piesteritz Sachsen126/KG-3 (Russia), 7/JG-300, 1/JG-301 (9/43), 10/JG-301, 1/JG-302 (6/44), JG-7He 111H-6 Werk # Unk "A1 + AC" (lost 10/2/42), Fw 190A, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20599 (lost 1/44) , Me 262 in JG-7
RK(10/24/44) as a Bomber pilot

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/5/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge(1/11/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
409 combat missions, 340 as bomber pilot. He flew the 2000th mission of 6/KG-53. His 9 known victories were 4 engine bombers. One victory, a Lancaster S of Bremen on 22 September, 1943. Same day, another Lancaster S of Hannover. A B-24 (HSS) at Mor, SE of Raab, on 16 June, 1944. A B-17 at Ziesar, S of Gentheim, on 5 August, 1944. A B-17 SE of Kassel on 16 August, 1944. His 5th, a P-47 W of Budapest on 20 August, 1944. His 6th, a P-47 on 21 August, 1944, no location given. His 7th per Perry Claims, a B-24 by Papa on 22 August, 1944. The Frost Report states his victories at 50. Bowers/Lednicer, 70 victories. Deceased 1 January 1988, Wittenberg.
591 Göttling, HeinzUffz2/NAGr-15Bf 109G-8Assault Operational ClaspMIA 8 April, 1945 after being shot down by a P-38 by Buzlau, as his Staffel attacked the Russians headed for Berlin. Jager Blatt 4/2003.
592 Gottlob, Heinrich HeinzOblt66/JG-26 (9/40), III/JG-26 (6/41 Channel)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 7690 (lost 6/25/41)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
On 25 June, 1941, he was shot down at Hardinghem by Spitfires with severe head and facial wounds. He eventually returned to JG-26, in a ground capacity. His first victory, a Spitfire at Littlestone and a second Spitfire "damaged" on 6 September, 1940. His 2nd victory, a Spitfire at London on 20 September, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane over the Thames on 23 September, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane at Ramsgate on 5 November, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire southwest of Dungeness on 16 June, 1941. His 6th, a Spitfire NW of Calais on 23 June, 1941. His military career began in 1929 where he was a Reichswehr soldier.
593 Gottschling, HeinzUffz3/JG-77 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464905 (lost 3/11/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 March, 1945 after being hit by flak SE of Bankau (Bf 109 Loss List).
594 Götz, HeinzUffz3/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 800652 "B3 + GL" (lost 1/29/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at London 29 January, 1944, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
595 Gräber, GüntherObltStfkpt 7/KG-40Fw 200C-4 Werk # 0160 "F8 + FR" (lost 12/31/42)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 31 December, 1942; sd by RAF fighters while attacking Casablanca, crashing into the Atlantic off the Canary Islands, Spain. Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Rudolf Gerlach, Co-pilot; Ogefr Karl Heinz Graebig (or Gräbig), Obs; Ofw Walter Jüttner, R/O 1; Uffz Xaver Rappl, R/O 2; Uffz Rudi Sureck, Flt Engr (KIA, his body washed ashore 26 May, 1943 at Puerto de las Nieves, bur Cuacos de Yuste, Row 1, Gr 9) and Uffz Heinz Fröhling, Gnr (D.Drury).
596 Graber, HeinzLt3/9/1912Berlin10 Erg/StG-2, 3/StG-2, Stfkpt 7/StG-2 Ju 87

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
EP (10/20/41), Dive Bomber Oper.Clasp w/"500" Pend.
KIFA 30 January, 1943 near Vassilkovo, after returning from a mission and ground looping. Graber was killed but his R/O Ofw Kurt Pfeifer survived, slightly injured. 500+ missions; destroyed 19 tanks, 2 armored trains, and 18 flak batteries.
597 Grabiec, HeinzGefr1/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6820 "White 3" (lost 7/26/41)Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 July, 1941, cause and location not reported.
598 Grabies, Heinz WalterGefr1/JG-3Bf 109F-2 Werk# 6820 "White 3"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 July, 1941; Engine damaged, northeast of Sokolovka, 40 km south of Stawiszcze. Mombeek MIA List.
599 Grabow, HeinzUffz3/JG-3 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 0750 "Yellow 7" (lost 9/5/40)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 5 September, 1940; while on a Do 17 escort mission over England, he crashed-landed near Wichling, Faversham, Kent after combat. His AC was relatively intact and was displayed at War Bond rallies and then sent to Australia. He had joined JG-3 only three weeks prior to this incident. Source: David Wishowsky.
600 Graeber, HeinzOfw7/12/1918Berlin Neukölln15/KG-40 (4/41), 15/KG-2 (5/43)Do 217 in KG-40, Me 410 in 15/KG-2

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA the night of 24/25 August, 1943, while returning from a night raid against airfields in the Cambridge area, they were shot down by a British night fighter. They crashed into the sea off Dunkirk and were picked up by sea rescue service. Graeber sustaining serious injuries in the crash. He saw no further action after his injury; Schmitter was not injured.A Radio Operator, he flew 180 combat missions. Nearly all his missions were flown wirh Hptm Wilhelm Schmitter. Deceased 4 July, 1999, Hamburg.

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