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901 Basenau, WalterUffzI/JG-2Fw 190A-4 Werk # 2447 (lost 7/8/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 8 July, 1943 when he flew into the ground at the Conches airfield.
902 Basil,UnkIV/SKG-10 (Channel 4/43)Fw 190A-5Assault Operational ClaspKnown to have served with Leopold Wenger (Carolyn Yeager/Willi Wenger online article).
903 Basse,ObltStfkpt 7/Schl,G-2 (Med)Fw 190A-5 Werk # 1265 (lost 5/8/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 8 May, 1943 when he overturned on landing at Menzel Bou Zelfa.
904 Basse, HerbertFwStab II/KG-54Ju 88A "B3 + CC" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 11 August, 1940 after being severely damaged during aerial combat near Portland England by Spitfires and Hurricanes from RAF Nos. 601 and 213 Squadrons. The Ju 88 crashed into the sea. Remaining crew: Oblt Werner Schade, Observer (MIA); Uffz Herbert Klatte, R/O (POW; bailed safely with wounds); and Fw Franz Bagus, Gunner (MIA). The body of Oblt Werner Schade was recovered and he is buried in Cannock Chase, Plot 6, Row1, Gr 17 (D.Drury) . Jager Blatt 2/2004.
Cannock Chase
905 Basse, HermannLt2/StG-2 (S.U.)Ju 87R-2 Werk # 5564 "T6 + CD" (lost 9/19/41), Ju 87 R-2 Werk # 5915 "T6 + BK" (lost 10/17/41)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 17 October, 1941 at Torschok due to enemy fire. His Wk# 5564 was reported lost at Putilowi after being hit by flak on 19 September, 1941, crew returned. Ju 87 Loss List
906 Bassi, LivioObltItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana6395a; 361a, 154o Gruppo, 24o Stormo (10/40 Balkans)CR.42, G.50 in 361a (lost 10/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 2 April, 1941 (H. Breuer)
907 Bassi, UgoLtItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana5 StormoRe.2002 (lost 10/23/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspThis ac was reported lost over Yugoslavia on 23 October, 1943, cause and pilot disposition not reported. Source: Yugo Crashes-Shrani.
908 Bässler, SiegfriedLt3/7/1915Tuitlingen1/KG-30 (12/40 Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88A Werk # Unk (lost 12/4/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIC with his entire crew 4 December, 1940; crashed at Emaus, a hamlet in the municipality of Hollands Kroon, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Uffz Walter Mahne (geb 10/27/14, Pecheloh) and Fw Walter Kullick (geb 6/16/14 Ketrzyn, near Rostenburg, Pol.). The deceased were initially buried at Woensel (Eindhoven), reburied 5 April, 1949 at Ysselsteyn, Blk Z, Row 2: Mahne Gr 26, Kullick Gr 27, Bässler Gr 28. Source: Find-A-Grave, F.Munckhof. NOTE: Crew designations unknown, pilot selection mine.
Ysselstein, Holland
909 Bastek, HansUffz5(Sturm)/JG-300Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 681469 "Red 11" at Lobnitz, Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 682837 "Red 11" (lost 3/24/45 at Göttingen)Assault Operational ClaspThe JG-300 website lists him as KIA. Alternate spelling: Basteck. Added: KIA 24 March, 1945 during aerial combat with P-51's of the 353rd FG (falkeeins-blogspot).
910 Bastian, ErwinUffz9/25/1919Celle9/KG-54 (6/44) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 301576 "B3 + CT" (lost 6/12/44) Bomber Operational Clasp His Ju 88 crashed at Ooy Holland, by Nijmegen the night of 11/12 June, 1944, cause and pilot/crew disposition unknown (DeSwart). Added: The specific crash location was at Groenlanden, about 2km NW of Ooy (Ooij), sd by a night fighter. Remaining crew (KIA, bur Ysselsteyn, Blk X, Row 3): Ogefr Franz Ehm, Obs (Gr 65); Uffz Anton Pöllath, R/O (Gr 67) and Uffz A lbert Hansen, Gnr (Gr 66). Pilot Uffz Bastian buried in Grave 69 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
911 Bastian, HeinzFw111/JG-3 (2/45 Reich Def Ost)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332503 (lost 2/19/45) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 19 February, 1945 shortly after this victory, cause unknown, location not reported. His first victory, a P-39 on 19 February, 1945.
912 Bastian, WalterFw1/LG-1 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Trop Werk # 140074 "L1 + EH" (lost 8/12/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew 12 August, 1942 near Sardinia; shot down by carrier borne fighters of No 800 Sqduring Operation Bellows (Ju 88 Loss List).
913 Bätcher, Hans GeorgObst1/13/1914FinsterwaldeStfkpt 1/KG-100, Kdr I/KG-27(41), Kdr I/KGr 100(7/43), Kdr I/KG-4(3/44), Kdr III/KG-76(9/44), Kdr KG(J)-54 (repl Volprecht 2/45 to end)He 111H Werk # Unk "6N + AB" in KG-100, He 111 in KG-4, Ar 234 in KG-76, Me 262 in KG(J)-54 2/45 to wars end
RK(12/21/42)
EL(3/24/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(6/29/42)
EP(11/14/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge

Bomber Oper.Clasp w/Pend
This famous bomber ace survived a higher number of combat missions (658) than any other bomber airman in WWII, serving over France, England and Russia. Shot down at least once, into the Channel in September, 1940, and rescued by ASR. During the French Campaign, his He 111 was shot down by a Morane fighter, and he was a brief POW in France until his release upon their surrender. During the Siege at Sevastopol, he flew 15 missions between June 12 & 15, 1942 and 116 total! He was Kdr III/KG-76 in December, 1944, the worlds 1st Jet Bomber Unit. Kdr KG-54 in April, 1945. He also briefly commanded KG(J)-54 and III/KG-76 in May, 1945. His Observer was an Oblt Scholz. Living in Hannover in 2001. Deceased 23 April, 2003 in Uelzen. Alternative spelling: Bätscher Baetscher

Bätcher 2nd left celebrates 500th mission

914 Batel, WilhelmLt11/KG(J)-51 (3/45)Me 262A-2a "9K + FB" EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 on 16 March, 1945 over Karlsruhe. One of the very few Me 262 bomber pilots to claim an aerial victory.
915 Baten, Kurt GerhardFw12/12/1919Bochelt241/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.), 9/JG-1 (3/45 Anklam), JG-7Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410007 "White 7" (lost 11/12/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440642 "Yellow 16 + I" (lost 5/15/44), G-10 & G-14, Me 262
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP(3/31/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 12 November, 1943 after dowing a Yak-1 this date; bailed safely. Injured in a takeoff accident at Paderhorn on 15 May, 1944. One of the few remaining experienced pilots in 9/JG-1 in March, 1945. His first known victory, a Soviet Il-7 on 15 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 16 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 19 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 19 August, 1943. An Il-2 on 24 August, 1943. A LaGG-5 on 26 August, 1943. Two Pe-2s on 22 September, 1943. A Boston III on 27 September, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 20 October, 1943. A P-39 on 22 October, 1943. A Yak-1 on 29 October, 1943. A Yak-1 on 5 November, 1943. A Yak-1 on 10 November, 1943. Two Yak-1s, one (o.Z.) on 12 November, 1943. A P-39 by Novaya-Praga on 11 December, 1943. A Yak-9 on 7 January, 1944. A P-39 on 12 January, 1944. A Yak-1 an an Il-2 on 15 January, 1944. A P-39 on 16 January, 1944. One known western victory in JG-1, an Il-2 at Schröttersburg on 17 January, 1945. Another, his 24th, a P-39 in the Stolp area on 5 May, 1945. Added: EP date per Vermeer EP Awards List.
916 Bäthge, FritzFw113(Z)/JG-5Bf 110F-2 & G-2 EK 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufighter off Norway on 18 April, 1944.
917 Battige, HansUffz7/KG-77 (Africa)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 5690 "3Z + FR" (lost 9/3/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at El Alamein 3 September, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
918 Battis, PeterOgefrStab/JG-300Fw 190A-6 & Bf 109G-6Fighter Operational ClaspBattis appears on an AC Lost List; AC lost 4/8/44 at Rheine, pilot disposition unknown.
919 Battista, SgtItaly, Regia Aeronautica Italiana13 Gruppo (Libya)Mc.202 (lost 1/21/43)Believed shot down 21 January, 1943 over Sidi Bilial Libya, by an RCAF fighte,r piloted by F/O W.E. Stewart of No. 260 Sq. (RCAF Claims List).
920 Batz, Wilhelm 'Willi'Maj5/21/1916Bamberg237Instr duty, 5/JG-52 (12/42), Stfkpt 5/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.), Kdr III/JG-52 (4/44), Kdr II/JG-52 (5/45)Bf 109G, Bf 109K-4 "Black <1" in II/JG-52
RK(3/26/44)
S(4/21/45)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/28/44)
EP(11/14/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Ftr. Oper.Clasp w/"400"
6th ranked German Ace. Wounded three times, shot down four times. Shot down 15 enemy AC on 30 May, 1944, on seven separate missions. 445 combat missions, all victories in the East except 5. 2 four engine bombers. His first known Soviet victory, a LaGG-3 on 11 March, 1943. Two LaGG-3s on 15 April, 1943. Two Il-5s and a LaGG-3 on 20 April, 1943. A Yak-1 on 9 May, 1943. A LaGG-3 S of Anapa on 10 June, 1943. A Yak-1 on 21 July, 1943. A P-39 on 7 August, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 9 August, 1943. Two Yak-1s on 5 September, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a Yak-9 on 12 October, 1943. Three Yak-1s on 16 November, 1943. Six victories in the Eltigen area on 5 December, 1943. A Yak-1 and a Yak-9 on 10 February, 1944. He scored 15 victories on 31 May, 1944. Six Soviet victories on 19 July, 1944. His 200th on 20 July, 1944. Six victories on 17 August, 1944. Nicknamed "Rabitzky" by his Russian counterparts, he was one of the most feared by the Soviet airmen. He and his Group eluded Soviet capture after the war. Retired from the BundesLuftwaffe as Oberst. Deceased 11 September, 1988 at Mauschendorf, Unterfranken.
921 Batzer, RolfFw9/14/1919Luckenwalde7/SKG-10Fw 190A Werk # Unk (lost 4/25/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 25 April, 1943 at Reenes, no further detail. Buried at Mont de Huisnes, Vault 10, Grave 61 (absa3945).
922 Bau, EugenLt9/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109K-4 Werk # 332271 "White 3 + I" (lost 2/22/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 22 February, 1945 during aerial combat with a P-47 at Alverskirchen, near Münster.
923 Baubenthal,Fw1II/SG-3 (12/43 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 NE of Daliye on 3 December, 1943.
924 Bauch, HerbertUffzIII/JG-54 Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1646 (dam 2/5/41) Fighter Operational Clasp Uninjured in a crash near the Le Mans freight station, 5 February, 1941, returned safely (absa3945).
925 Bauch, Karl HeinzGefr2/JG-1 (1/45 Twente) Fw 190A-8 Werk# 960709 "Black 9" (lost 1/1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp POW 1 January, 1945; a flak victim after attacking Maldegem, bailed safely, his AC at Stadse Dijk near Willemstad Holland on the return to base, during Operation Bodenplatte.
926 Bauch, WilliUffz7/JG-54 (Channel)Bf 109E-4B Werk # 3752 "Black <<" (lost 12/22/40)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Bauch not carried as KIA or MIA but shown "with wounds" on 22 December, 1940 south of Cologne. He crashed after running out of fuel. He may have been flying the Kdrs. AC, since the AC carried the "<<" markings.
927 Bauck, ErnstStbsFw3(F)/AG-10Do 17P (dam 10/30/40), Ju 88D
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/30/43)
EP(8/31/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp
WIA 30 October, 1940; wounded over Dover by aa fire while on a reconnaissance mission. After recovering from his wounds, he went on to fly the Ju 88D (R.Randall).
928 Baucks, ErnstStabFw3(F)/??Bf 110, Ju 88
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/25/43)

EK 1 & 2
Observer Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
929 Baudach, Heinz Helmut Ofw9/7/1918Quirl, Germany211/JG-2 (2/41), 11/JG-2 (7/42 Channel - 8/43), EKdo-262, 2/Kdo Nowotny (11/44), 10/JG-7 (2/45)Bf 109F in 1 Stf, Bf 109G-1 Werk # 10316 (65% lost ) and Bf 109G-1 Werk # 14065 lost 8/28/42; WIA, bailed safely, Amiens area) both in 11/JG-2), Fw 190, Me 262A-1a #110781
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 February, 1945 when he was shot down in Me 262A-1a Wk# 110781 over Schönwalde. He bailed successfully, but struck the AC and died. Injured in a crash in Wk# 10316, 19 July, 1942 at Liegescourt (Crecy) due to technical failure. Shot down with wounds in a 109G-1, Werk # 14065(lost) 28 August, 1942 after aerial combat with fighters and bombers near Amiens. Bailed successfully despite his wounds. Landed safely on the Autobahn on 5 October, 1944, in Me 262A-1a Wk# 170292, in Ekdo-262, when he ran out of fuel. One known victory, his 1st, a Halifax at Map Quadrant 27/3/7 on 24 July, 1941. Another, his 3rd, a Stirling in the Finistere area on 18 December, 1941. A P-51 20 km NNW of Le Harve on 25 August, 1943. A B-17 8 km NW of Troyes on 6 September, 1943. A Spitfire 10 km NE of Serqueux on 23 September, 1943. A P-38 by Leupden on 16 August, 1944, while serving in Epro.Kdo. 262. Another P-38 on 24 August, 1944, no location. A P-51 SW of Boblingen on 11 September, 1944. A B-17 on 23 November, 1944, no location given. 5 victories in the Me 262.
930 Baudler, GottfriedGefr12/JG-4Bf 109G-14 Werk # 464208 "Blue 12" (lost 11/2/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 2 November, 1944 during aerial combat, location not reported (JG-4 List).
931 Baudone, AndreaSgtMajRegia Aeronautica Italiana156°Grp Autonomo (Malta)Fiat CR.42 (lost 2/1/41)KIA 1 February, 1941; sd during aerial combat over Malta, no further detail (Italian Losses Over Malta).
932 Bauer-Bangehr, H.G.Ofhr14/JG-54Fw 190A-8 Werk # unk (lost 9/21/44)Fighter Operational ClaspHis A-8 crashed near Almelo Holland on 21 September, 1944, cause and pilot disposition unknown. (DeSwart)
933 Bauer,Uffz36/ZG-1Bf 110G-2
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-24 NE of Sarajevo on 13 April, 1944. A 2nd, a B-17 in the Budapest area on 27 June, 1944. A 3rd, a B-24 at Plattensee on 30 June, 1944.
934 Bauer,Lt1Stab III/JG-27 (8/44)Bf 109G EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a P-47 at Brügge on 29 August, 1944. This is not Ludwig. Ludwig MIA in July 1944 and was an Oblt in 1943.
935 Bauer, AlfonsUffz510/JG-51 (S.U.)Bf 109F-2 Werk # 6628 "White 1" (lost 8/8/41)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 8 August, 1941 after being hit by flak near Jelnja.
936 Bauer, ChristianUffz11/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk # 731073Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 26 July, 1944; Unknown reason, area of Caen. Mombeek MIA List.
937 Bauer, EberhardOfwAustria45/JG-5 (S.U.)Bf 109E-7 Werk # 870 "Red 6" (lost 2/28/42)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIFA 28 February, 1942; crashing at Motovski due to low visibility (SIG Norway). One known victory, a Blenheim 40 km north of Motlaix, 6 April, 1941. His 3rd per OKL, a Spitfire over England on 15 September, 1940. (I found no second victory in the OKL Claims!) His 4th, a Blenheim 40 km N of Morlaix on 6 April, 1941. Magnus suggests his victories at 8. Chronik JG-5, 2 victories (H. Breuer). May have served also in JG-77 (H. Breuer).
938 Bauer, ErwinUffz2/ZG-26 (Crete)Bf 110E Werk # 2378 "U8 + MK" (lost 5/16/41)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 16 May, 1941; hit by flak at Heraklion from the 7th Aust Light AA Battery. Bf 110 Loss List
939 Bauer, FranzHptm11/18/191584(Eins)/J.Fl.Sch. 5/JG-53, Stfkpt 3/JG-53 (4/44), Kdr I/JG-53 (7/44 Romania)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163606 "Black 1" (lost 7/9/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 July, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 at Amaru, in the Ploesti area. His first victory, a Spitfire at Le Harve on 10 July, 1941. His 2nd, a Spitfire S of Fecamp on 12 August, 1941. Nos. 3 &4, both Spitfires at Le Harve on 28 August, 1941. A 5th, a B-24 on 2 April, 1944, no location. A 6th, a B-24 on 25 April, 1944, 35km W of Forli Italy. A 7th, another B-24 on 6 June, 1944 N of Buzau Romania. An 8th, his 4th B-24 on 28 June, 1944 40km SW of Bucharest. Magnus 9 victories.
940 Bauer, FriedrichUffz8/JG-53 (Kirrlach- Wiesenthal)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 460622 "Red 9 + -" (lost 10/28/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 October, 1944 during aerial combat with a Spitfire and a P-47, while on an intercept mission. He crashed at Lachen/Speyerdorf. Source: Klaus Deschner.
941 Bauer, FriedrichLt5/29/1923Vienna13/JG-51 (Reich Def Ost)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512142 (lost 1/12/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 January, 1945 during aerial combat near Modlin, buried Pulawy Poland.
942 Bauer, GerhardFw4 12/JG-54, 10/JG-54 (7/44S.U.), 13/JG-54 (9/44 Plantlünne) Fw 190A-8 Werk # 172678 "White 13" (lost 9/21/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 21 September, 1944 west of Almelo, Kast Ampsen, crashing on Ampenseweg 24 at Lochem-Ampsen. His first known victory, a Yak-9 on 9 July, 1944, an Uffz at the time. A 2nd, a Pe-2 on 16 July, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-9 on 21 July, 1944. A 4th, an La-5 on 5 September, 1944. This Wk# may be incorrect, as it is attributed to a Lt Heinz Sossner, 10/JG-54, KIA earlier in July 1944 W of Lublin. Added: Buried Yssel Y-11-254 SGLO).
943 Bauer, GerhardtLt8/26/1916Jena, Thüringen8/StG-77, Flt. Instr. SG-103, retd 8/SG-77Ju 87D-3 & D-5
RK(2/29/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)

, EP(4/2/42), EK 1 & 2
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
KIA 17 April, 1945 during a bombing mission against Soviet forces. SG-77 was jumped by 60-70 Mustangs and Bauer and several others were killed in the dogfight 1km northwest of Kukau near Kamenz. Six others were killed including the Stfkpt, Oblt August Lambert (RK). All were buried on the Hutberg near Kamenz. Channel pilot. About 650 missions.
944 Bauer, H.Ofw1(F)/122He 111H (lost)Observer Operational ClaspPOW 13 January, 1940 after being shot down by Spitfires of Nos. 111 and 602 Sqs.. The AC crashed into the sea near Farne Island, 15 miles east of Carnoustie. Only the pilot survived. Remaining crew unnamed. Wiki Luft data.
945 Bauer, HansUffzErg Staffel IV/KG-101Ju 88A (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA the night of 23/24 April, 1944, failing to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England and crashing into the sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Josef Krekeller, Observer; Uffz Eugen Ritz, R/O and Uffz Karl Bachus, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
946 Bauer, HerbertMaj4/16/1919Innsbruck, Austria11 1/StG-2 (2/42 Dno, S.U.), Stfkpt 3/StG-2, Kdr II/SG-103 (11/44), Kdr I/SG-2 (12/44) Ju 87D-1 Werk # 2080 "T6 + CS" (dam 4/24/42) , Fw 190 in SG-2; Ar 96, Fw 190F & Ju 87D or G in SG-103
RK(12/31/43)
EL(9/30/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/2/42)
EP(12/8/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Dive Bmbr Oper.Clasp w/Pend.
1071 missions, including 70 with the Fw 190. One known victory, a Soviet Yak-9 on 5 December, 1944. 12 unconfirmed aerial victories. Destroyed 51 tanks, 2 armored trains, numerous shipping hits. Shot down, suffering a broken jaw; hit by MG fire from a LaGG-3, piloted by Starshina Shakh, of 11 GIAP, on 24 April, 1942. He bailed safely and managed to return to his base at Krasnoye-Selo. A fighter pilot dispatched the LaGG-3, avoiding a worse fate for the Stuka pilot. Shot down repeatedly over the Kuban bridgehead. His EP was awarded on 8 December, 1941. Deceased 24 March, 1997 (Heinrich Breuer). Added: The mission on 24 April, 1942 was to attack shipping at Kronstadt, located on Kotlin Island in Kronstadt Bay, west of Leningrad. Whether sd by Skakh or flak, Maj Bauer was injured making a forced landing at Krasnoye-Selo, SSW of Lenningrad. He was out of action until 25 February, 1943 (D.Drury).
947 Bauer, HugoFw10/NJG-1Bf 110F-4
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/17/43)

EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
948 Bauer, JohannOfw811/JG-3 (4/44), 12/JG-3 (5/44), 13/JG-3 (9/44)Bf 109G-6EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, his 1st and 2nd, both B-17s in the Nauen area, W of Berlin, on 18 April, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. A 4th, a B-17 at Mügeln, S of Oschatz, on 11 September, 1944. His 5th, a B-17 (HSS) 50 km S of Halle on 7 October, 1944. A 6th, a B-17 NW of Halle on 2 November, 1944. A 7th (referred to as 6th by OKL), a B-24 at Hunsrück on 2 December, 1944. An 8th (referred to as his 7th by OKL), a B-26 at Büllingen-Stavelot on 23 December, 1944. Magnus Report.
949 Bauer, JosefFw6 3.J/88 Legion Condor, 7/JG-3 (Channel) Bf 109E-4 Werk # 5351 (lost 9/9/40)
Spanish Cross

EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 9 September, 1940; Aerial combat, probably crashed into the sea. 3 victories in Spain. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire at Dunkirk, 29 May, 1940. His 2nd & 3rd, Both Hurricanes; one west of Aumale, the other 20 km west of Aumale, 6 June, 1940. His 4th, a Spitfire in the Dover area on 22 August, 1940. His 5th & 6th, both Spitfires, S of Southend on 28 August, 1940. Mombeek MIA List Update: Washed up along Dutch coast, buried at Ysselstein Cemetery, BH-5-101 (R.Schoutissen & SGLO).
Ysselstein, Holland
950 Bauer, Konrad 'Pitt'Oblt2/9/1919Gelsenkirchen5710/JG-51 (3/43 S.U.), Stabstaffel/JG-51 (9/43 S.U.), 2/JG-3 (5/44), Stafkpt 5/JG-300 (7/44)Bf 109G in JG-51, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171641 "Red 3" (7/44), Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk # 681469 "Red 21" (lost 9/11/44), Fw 190A-8 "Red 4"
RK(10/31/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(7/10/44)
EP(3/31/44)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
32 Bombers. 416 combat missions. His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 on 20 March, 1943. A P-2 25 km E of Shlobin on 29 November, 1943. An Il-2 (m.H.) on 15 December, 1943. Four Il-2s (all M.H.) and two Boston IIIs on 15 December, 1943. A Yak-7 and an Il-2 on 10 January, 1944. One known western victory, his 19th, shared with a Flak unit, a B-17 at Zehdenick, N of Berlin, on 18 April, 1944. His 20th & 21st, both B-17s on 24 May, 1944, no location. Two B-24s at Arten and a P-38 at Wernigerode on 7 July, 1944. A P-51 at Obergünzberg on 19 July, 1944. A double victory on 20 July, 1944; both B-17s at Zwickau. A B-24 at Martinsburg-Spitz on 25 July, 1944. A triple victory on 27 July, 1944; three B-24s at Szekesfehervar. A B-17 at Brünn on 29 August, 1944. A triple victory on 11 September, 1944; three P-51s in the Kassel-Giessen area. Shot down in Fw 190A-8 Wk# 681469 "Red 1" with wounds during this engagement, losing two fingers on his right hand. Wounded seven times. Survived the war. Deceased 17 June, 1990. Photo
951 Bauer, KurtUffzErg/SKG-10Fw 190A-3 Werk # 2155 (lost 7/29/43)Assault Operational ClaspKIC 29 July, 1943 at the Cognac airfield in France, no cause reported.
952 Bauer, KurtFw7/ZG-1Ju 88C-6 Werk # Unk (lost 3/10/44)Destroyer Operational ClaspMIA 10 March, 1944, when escorting the Japanese submarine I-29, he was attacked by Mosquitos of No.248 Sq., one piloted by S/Ldr Anthony D.Phillips, DSO, DFC, who sd the Ju 88 which crashed into the sea off Cabo de Penas, Asturias, Spain. Remaining crew: Uffz Karl Heinz Tomke, Obs (MIA) and Fw Josef Mrochen, R/O (KIA, bur Cuacos de Yuste, Row 6, Gr 114). Source: D.Drury.
953 Bauer, Lorenz "Lenz"Hptm5/18/19145/JG-5 (4/42), Stab II/JG-5 (Norway 4/43), Stfkpt Erg/JGr-Süd (12/43) Bf 109E-7 Werk # 6274 "Red 19" "Inge" (4/42), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 10251 (60% damaged), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14666 (lost 4/4/43), Fw 190A-6 Werk # 531077 "White 2" (lost 12/2/43) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 2 December, 1943, cause and location not reported. MIA 4 April, 1943; missing in the Kandalakscha area, pilot returned. WIC (injured) 6 March, 1943; non-operational landing accident at Pontsalenjoki airfield, an Oblt at the time. Source: SIG Norway. He must have eventually returned and became Stfkpt in JGr-Süd.
954 Bauer, LudwigOblt2/25/191412I/JG-1 ('40), 7/JG-27 (7/41 S.U & N. Africa), 1/JG-27 (2/44), Stab III/JG-27 (7/44 France)Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 (dam 24 February, 1944), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165567 "Black EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge (2/24/44)
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 6 July, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-47 in the Caen/Bayeux area. Mombeek. Magnus. WIA 24 February, 1944 during aerial combat, location not specified. His first known Soviet victory, a DB-3 on 9 July, 1941. A triple Soviet victory on 27 July, 1941; all three SB-2s. An SB-2 on 30 July, 1941. His 9th, an SB-2 N of Mga on 29 August, 1941. Three Desert victories. His 10th victory was a P-40 of SAAF No. 5 Sq. southwest of El Adem N. Africa on 17 June, 1942. Another known victory was a P-40 south of El Alamein on 16 September, 1942. His 12th, a Beaufighter 30 km west of Melos Greece, 3 December, 1943.
955 Bauer, MartinHptm6/10/1915102/NJG-1 (2/42), 7/NJG-1 (8/42), 1/NJG-1 (11/42), 3/NJG-1 (1/43), Stfkpt 11/NJG-6 (6/43), 11/NJG-6 (4/44 Balkans)Bf 110C, D & EEP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Two known victories, a Stirling 4 km southwest of Bentelo, and a Halifax 15 km southwest of Leer, both on 28 August, 1942. A Lancaster on 16 September, 1942. A Halifax on 20 December, 1942. Another victory, a Stirling 2 km southwest of Boxmeer on 14 February, 1943. A 6th, a Wellington 2 km east of Wauroy on 29 March, 1943. A 7th, a B-24 NE of Bechetul on 4 April, 1944. An 8th, a B-24 over the Balkans, SW of Bucharest on 7 May, 1944. Nos. 9 & 10, a Halifax and a B-24 W of Bucharest on 10 August, 1944. Magnus Report suggests his victories are 13.
956 Bauer, OskarOblt6/16/1911Barbaschissna, Luck.19/JG-53Bf 109E-4 Werk # 4020 (lost 9/1/40) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 September, 1940 during aerial combat with a Spitfire of No.603 Sq., piloted by Sgt Jack Stokoe, east of Maidstone, crashing at Bush Field, Hurst Farm, south of Chilham, Kent (Prien). Buried Cannock Chase, Block 1, Row 5, Gr 167 (M.Croft & D.Drury). His first victory, a Spitfire over the Isle of Wight on 12 August, 1940.
Cannock Chase
957 Bauer, PaulGefr12/JG-2Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171620 "Blue 8"Fighter Operational ClaspMIA 28 July, 1944; Aerial combat near south St. Lo. Mombeek MIA List. Update; Most likely KIA by Soviet La-7s.
958 Bauer, PeterLt3/11/1923DresdenStffüh 3/JG-6Fw 190A-8 Werk # 737398 "Yellow 8" (lost 1/19/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 19 January, 1945, killed in take-off by an La-7 in the area of Litzmannstadt (Kalisz-Lödz). Mombeek MIA List.
959 Bauer, Rudolf RudiUffz9/JG-27 (Greece 1943)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 16537 "Yellow 15 + I" (lost 7/25/43)Fighter Operational ClaspHis G-6 was reported lost on 25 July, 1943, no location, pilot reported returned. KIA in 1943 when 30 B-25s attacked his airfield at Argo, along the east coast of Pelepones, and he was killed by bomb splinters. He is buried in Greece. Jager Blatt 4 & 5/2002.
960 Bauer, ViktorObst9/19/1915Löcknitz, Pommern1062/JG-77 (5/40), JG-2, Stfkpt 9/JG-3, EJG-1 (Supplementary Squadron) (5/45)Bf 109E in JG-77, Bf 109F-2 Wk# 8987 "Yellow 7 + I" 80% (dam 7/23/41), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 13325 "Yellow 7" in JG-3 (6/42), Bf 109G, Fw 190A
RK(7/30/41)
EL(7/26/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP(6/22/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIFA on 10 August, 1942. 400 combat missions. Only 4 victories in the West. Seriously wounded in his F-2 on 23 July, 1941 at Bjelaja-Zerkow. One known victory, his 1st, a Hurricane west of Brügge, 15 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane east of Cambrai, 18 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire 20 km S of Southend on 1 November, 1940. His 4th, a Hurricane 30 km W of Calais on 5 February, 1941. His first known Soviet victory, his 37th overall, a Pe-2 on 13 February, 1942. His 40th, a Soviet I-61 on 18 February, 1942. A triple Soviet victory on 22 March, 1942; an I-61 and two Il-2s. Two I-61s on 31 March, 1942. Another double on 4 April, 1942; an I-61, no location, and an I-301 3 km E of Parfino. A quad on 20 May, 1942; two I-61s and two Il-2s. Five victories on 7 July, 1942; three Il-2s and two MiG-1s. Two Hurricanes and two Il-2s at Kalatsch on 25 July, 1942. Two Su-2s; one SE of Kalatsch and one NW of Stalingrad and two LaGG-3s E of Kalatsch on 9 August, 1942. A Yak-1 at Tscheruyschkov on 28 December, 1942. Bowers/Lednicer, 106 victories. Survived the war. Deceased 13 December, 1969. Photo
961 Bauer, WernerFlg6/JG-300Fw 190A-6 & Bf 109G-6Fighter Operational ClaspBauer appears on an AC Lost List; AC lost 4/8/44 at Rheine, pilot disposition unknown.
962 Bauer, WilliOfw28/JG-3 (Channel)Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1294 "Black 7 + I" (lost 10/15/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 15 October, 1940 after being damaged in aerial combat and making a force landing at Princes Golf Course, Sandwich. One known victory, his 1st, a Fiat CR 42 near Fleurus, northeast of Charleroi, 14 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire at Ashford on 29 August, 1940.
963 Bauer, WilliUffz4(F)/14 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0524 "5F + AM(?)" (1/3/42 dispo unk) Ju 88 D-1 Werk # 1662 "5F + EM" (lost 4/4/42/ Observer Operational Clasp MIA with his Observer Oblt Werner Steppenbach and two other unnamed crew at Toropez-Welish 4 April, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The two unnamed this incident: Uffz Willi Neinemann, R/O and Uffz Hans Retz, Gnr. An earlier incident, on 3 January, 1942, Uffz Bauer flew with a different crew, Fw H.Kitzmüller, Obs; Gefr W. Jysch, R/O and Ogefr A.Eisenbeiss, no further detail. No VDK burial listings on either incident (D.Drury).
964 Bauer, WolfrathOblt10/30/1918Munich5 Stab III/NJG-1 (Reich Def), Stfkpt 7/NJG-1 (6/42, 1/43 Twente) Bf 110C, Bf 110F-4 Werk # 4653 "G9 + AR" (lost 1/4/43) EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 4 January, 1943 at Duisburg-Hamborn, one unnamed crewman injured, sd by flak (Bf 110 Loss List). Added: The R/O-Gnr named Uffz H.G.Steins. Oblt Bauer's final resting place, Ysselsteyn R-10-230 (SGLO). One known victory, a Manchester I of RAF No. 50 Sq. at Beekbergen (Gelderland), 5 km south of Apeldoorn Holland the night of 3-4 June, 1942. A 2nd victory, a Wellington III of RAF No. 57 Sq. at Rhaan, 5 km north of Hellendoorn Holland the night of 19-20 June, 1942. A 3rd, a Stirling I of RAF No. 15 Sq. near Bentelo, in the cummune of Delden, 5 km W of Hengelo Holland, the night of 27-28 August, 1942. A 4th, same night, a Lancaster I of RAF No. 44 Sq. at Haltern, 6 km WSW of Steinfurt Holland. A 5th, a Halifax II of RAF No. 76 Sq. between Liedern and Bocholt, the night of 20-21 December, 1942. Pilot initially buried Enschede, Holland.
965 Bäuerle,Lt8/Sch.G.1 (or G.2) Hs 129B-2 Werk # 0409 (lost 7/14/43)Ground Assault Operational ClaspMIA 14 July, 1943 due to flak in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu.41255 (S.U.). No VDK burial match (D.Drury).
966 Bäuerle, FriedrichLt11/5/1919FFS-C8 ('40), 4/KG-1 (7/41 S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 7107 "V4 + WM" (lost 7/24/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with two other unnamed crew near Chetujeshie 24 July, 1941 due to an enemy fighter attack, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
967 Bäuerle, JakobUffz15/JG-27 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-10 Werk # 490407 (lost 11/26/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 November, 1944 during aerial combat in the Lastrup/Vechta area (Bf 109 Loss List).
968 Bäuerle, PeterOblt4/24/1922HeidelbergStab/NSGr-4Si 204E-0 Werk # Unk "1K + EL" (lost 12/23/44)Transport Operational ClaspKIC 24 December, 1944; crashed on takeoff from the Krakow-Balice airfield, Poland, due to an engine malfunction. Crew member and passengers, if any, unknown. The VDK indicates that Oblt Bäuerle is buried in the War Cem at Krakow, and he is commemorated in the memorial book there (D.Drury).
969 Bauerle, TheodorLt3/8/1916 Luftgau.Kdo XVII, 3/StG-3 (6/43), 3/SG-3 (10/43) Fw 190A, Fw 190F, Hs 123B & Ju 87
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
EP (5/1/44), Assault Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
970 Bauersachs, A.OfwErla Flug. WerkeBf 109G-6 Werk # 410088 (80% dam 1/11/44) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational ClaspWIA 11 January, 1944 during aerial combat, crashing near Groningen (SGLO).
971 Bauhaus, GerhardHptm12/22/1908Brünen bei Wesel, NiederreichIII(Kampf)/LG-1, IV/LG-1, Stab/StG-77, Stfkpt 8/StG-77 (S.U.)Bombers, Ju 87B-2 Werk # 0522 (lost 7/22/42)
RK(5/25/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
Shot down 22 July, 1942 during an attack on Rostov, was brought to the Taganrok hospital with serious burns. On 20 August, 1942, he was transferred to the Luft Hosp at Greifswald (Pomerania) via Ju 52, where he died 2 September, 1942. He is buried at Jüterbog. 482 missions as bomber and dive bomber pilot.
972 Bauhuber, HelmutUffz1/4/192213 Stabstaffel/JG-51 (10/43 S.U.), III/JG-51 (7/44) Bf 109G-6 EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 12 July, 1944. Added: The VDK shows he went MIA 12 July, 1944 west of Vilna, Lithuania (Vilnius). He is commemorated in the War Cemetery at Kaunas, Lithuania (D.Drury). His first known victory, a Soviet Boston III WNW of Radul on 15 October, 1943. Nos. 2, 3 & 4, a MiG-3, a LaGG-3 and an Il-2 (m.H.) NW of Radul on 20 October, 1943. A 5th, a Yak-7 WNW of Loyev on 28 October, 1943. A 6th, a Yak-9 SSW of Nevel on 6 November, 1943. A 7th, a Yak-9 SW of Nevel on 10 November, 1943. Nos. 8 & 9, a Yak-7 and a P-2 on 15 December, 1943. A 10th, a Yak-9 on 10 January, 1944. An 11th, a Pe-2 on 12 January, 1944. A 12th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 30 April, 1944. Magnus.
973 Baum, HeinzFw292/JG-3 (S.U.)Bf 109 F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13676 "Black 8" (lost 12/12/42)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 12 December, 1942 during aerial combat with a Pe-2 at Map Quad 3917. Magnus. His first known victory, two Pe-2s on 2 September, 1942. Two Pe-2s on 3 September, 1942. A Yak-1 on 4 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 5 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 October, 1942. A Yak-1 on 3 October, 1942. His 9th & 10th, both LaGG-3s on 8 October, 1942. His 13th, an unnamed Soviet AC on 16 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 18 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 25 October, 1942. Two LaGG-3s on 2 November, 1942. A MiG-1 on 5 November, 1942. An I-180 and two MiG-1s on 8 November, 1942. Two MiG-3s on 13 November, 1942. A MiG-1 on 16 November, 1942. Two Il-2s on 21 November, 1942. Three Il-2s and two LaGG-3s on 28 November, 1942. A Boston III on 1 December, 1942.
974 Baum, RudolfUffzI/JG-77 (Med)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18184 (lost 7/6/43)Fighter Operational ClaspHis G-6 reported last at Sciacca airfield on 6 July, 1943 due to a servicing fault, pilot OK.
975 Baum, WolfgangFhjUffz9/13/19207/JG-2Fw 190D-9 Werk # 600421 (80% dam 2/14/45), Fw 190D-9 Werk# 600159 (lost 3/13/45)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 13 March, 1945; AA fire, Burglahr - Willingen, near Malmedy, buried Horhausen. Mombeek MIA List. Injured in a crash at Babenhausen airfield on 14 February due to a servicing error.
976 Baumann,Fw15/NJG-3 (2/44), 6/NJG-3 (2/45) Ju 88C-6 in 5 Staffel, Ju 88G-6 Werk # 621300 "D5 + ?P" (lost 2/2/45)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a "4 mot" N of Zerbst on 20 February, 1944. Added: His Wk# 621300 was hit by flak at Küstrin the night of 1/2/February, 1945, pilot and crew disposition unknown. Remaining crew: Lt Böcking and Uffz Fallier (M.Balss).
977 Baumann,Ofw12/SG-152Fw 190A
EK 1 & 2
Assault Operational Clasp
One known victory, a B-17 on 9 April, 1944.
978 Baumann,UffzII/ZG-26Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750969Destroyer Operational ClaspKIA 2 September, 1944 after crashing at Enns/Mauthausen during a delivery flight. The entire crew, including StabsGefr Wilhelm, Ogefr Bohnensack and Prüfmeister Schmidt, perished.
979 Baumann,Fw3/KGr-606 (8/42 Malta)Ju 88Bomber Operational ClaspFlew bombing operations in the Mediterranean. Remaining crew: Ogefr Köhler, Observer; Uffz Alfred Partzsch, R/O; Fw Döring, Gunner. Jager Blatt 1/2003.
980 Baumann, DieterLt4/JG-52 (S.U.)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 988 "White 2 + -" (lost 5/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW 20 May, 1943 after being shot down by flak at Krymskaja, bailed safely (Bf 109 Loss List).
981 Baumann, GötzMaj7/22/1918Stfkpt 6/ZG-1 (6/42 S.U.), Stfkpt 6/SKG-10 (2/43), Kdr IV/SKG-10 (9/43), Kdr II/SG-10 (12/43-5/45)Bf 110E-1 Werk # 3830 "S9 + IP" (25% dam 6/9/42), Fw 190F & G in SG-10
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(4/24/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Assault Operational Clasp
WIA with unnamed crew 9 June, 1942 by enemy fire near Schejno, an Oblt at the time. Bf 110 Loss List
In 1960, Comet Enquiry
982 Baumann, HansFw7/TG-4Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(3/20/44)

EK 1 & 2
Transport Operational Clasp
DK-G Awards List
983 Baumann, HeinrichLtFl.ü.G.-1Fi 156 Werk # 1393 (80% dam 9/23/43)Wound Badge
Pilot Badge
Injured with an unnamed passenger 23 September, 1943; struck an obstruction at the Morangis airfield.
984 Baumann, HeinzUffz13(Z)/JG-5Bf 110F-2 (Trop) Werk # 4579 (20% damaged)Wound Badge
Dive Bomber Operational Clasp
WIA 29 April, 1943; engine trouble after battle with a Soviet P-39 at Havneset. His R/O, Uffz Richard Blickle, was also wounded. Source: SIG Norway.
985 Baumann, HelmutLt10/2/1917Quedlinburg, Halberstadt38 5/JG-51 (6/41 S.U.;11/42 N. Africa) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12897 (dam 7/8/42), Bf 109F (Trop), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10650 (lost 1/17/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160770 (lost 2/17/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(1/16/44)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 February, 1944 (Magnus). Added: He was sd in his G-6 by Spitfires in the viciity of Valleranello, S of Rome. He bailed but was too low for his chute to deploy. He is buried in the German War Cem at Pomezia, Italy, Blk U, Gr 622 (D.Drury). WIA 8 July, 1942. WIA 17 January, 1943 during aerial combat north of Gabes. One known victory, his first Soviet, a SB-3 on 30 June, 1941. Two DB-3s on 14 December, 1941. A Soviet U-2 on 16 March, 1942. An Il-2 on 29 August, 1942. In N. Africa, a P-40 at Map Quadrant 91624 N. Africa on 26 November, 1942. Another Spitfire was recorded north of Djedeida on 17 December, 1942. Two victories on 15 January 1943, a B-26 and a P-38 northwest of Gabes. In the Sicilian campaign, he downed a B-25 15 km east of Marsala on 13 July, 1943. A B-17 in the Koblenz/Schweinfurt area on 14 October, 1943. An A-20 80 km SW of Civitavecchia Italy on 16 January, 1944. A B-17 SW of Rome on 20 January, 1944. A Spitfire SW of Frascati on 7 February, 1944.
986 Baumann, HorstUffz11/19/1924Rummelsburg3/JG-51 (Reich Def Ost) Bf 109G-14 Werk # 465303 (lost 2/16/45) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 16 February, 1945 northwest of Graudenz (now Grudziadz, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland), cause unknown. Added: His remains have not been transferred to a military cemetery, but a grave is believed to exist at Plochocinek, Poland. He is commemorated in the German War Cem at Bartossen/Bartosze, Poland (D.Drury).
987 Baumann, JohannesUffzIII/JG-2 (Channel)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 5232 (lost 8/23/42), Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5328 (dam 6/5/42)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 23 August in Werk # 5232; Failed to return from mission, location and cause unknown. Crashed into the sea at Map Quadrant M/M 97314. Wounded in the A-3, 5 June, 1942 during aerial combat with fighters near Morlaix.
988 Baumann, JosefUffz18/JG-26Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550183 "Blue 7" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 16 March, 1944 during aerial combat with a 7 of 56FG near Epinoy airfield. One known victory, a B-17, of either 91st or 384th BG, at Aschberg on 22 February, 1944.
989 Baumann, JuliusOfw17/ZG-26 (5/42), 8/ZG-26 (10/43 Reich Def)Bf 110C in 7 Staffel, Bf 110G-2 Werk # 120048 (lost 10/10/43) in 8 StaffelEP(1943)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
KIA 10 October, 1943, during aerial combat, opposing U. S. bombers during the Münster raid. One unnamed crewman was wounded (Bf 110 Loss List). One known victory, a Hurricane in North Africa on 12 May, 1942. He was shot down on this same mission, but was rescued by a motor torpedo boat. His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz, Braun.
990 Baumann, LeopoldUffz7/StG-3 (S.U.)Ju 87D-3 Werk # 1069 (lost 8/7/43)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with unnamed crew 7 August, 1943; probably due to flak, attempted an emergency landing north of Duschowoskaja. Ju 87 Loss List
991 Baumann, LotharHptm10/17/1920Rügenwalde158/JG-77 (1/42 S.U.), Stab III/JG-77 (7/42 S.U.), Stab/JG-77 (11/42), Kdr I/JG-77 (8/44 Reich Def)Bf 109F & G (Trop) in 11/42, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 512372 "Black << +" (lost 12/24/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 24 December, 1944. Shot down by a Spitfire (most likely) and crashed to his death in the little village of Hoscheid, Luxembourg. Another source suggests he was the victim of P-38s and P-47s. His first known Soviet victory, a DB-3a on 31 January, 1942. An I-16 Rata on 14 July, 1942. A Yak-1 on 24 July, 1942. His 7th victory was a P-40 in N. Africa on 26 November, 1942. His 8th, a B-17 on 30 January, 1944. His 9th, a B-17 on 18 March, 1944, no location. His 10th, a B-24 90 km SE of Ferrara on 7 April, 1944. His 12th, a Spitfire ESE of Rimini Italy on 25 June, 1944. His 14th, a P-47 on 11 September, 1944, no location given. His 15th, a P-51 on 18 September, 1944, no location, but most likely over Italy still.
Victory over an P-38 on July 8th, 1944. Lombardy 11:05 h: 2Lt. Henry Donald Mitchell, MIA? (12 0'clock High Forum)

Kurowski: Luftwaffe Aces

JG 77 at Tulln-an-der-Donau, 8 July 1944
The Allies quickly learned, from a Luftflotte 2 daily operations report that 30 Bf 109s had transferred to Tulln-an-der-Donau on 8 July, shooting down a P-38 (corresponding to Hptm. Lothar Baumann of Stab I./JG 77's claim of a P-38 at 11.05 hours, local time). Also, one Bf 109 had crash landed on returning to its Italian base. (Extract from Allied decode of JG-77 signal traffic)
992 Baumann, MartinOblt6/KG-77Ju 88A-5 Werk # 7117 "3Z + FP" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 5 May, 1941, failing to return from a bombing mission at Belfast. The crew ditched into the sea off Bridlington after the Ju 88 experienced engine failure. Remaining crew: Ofw Karl Auernhammer, Observer (KIA), Fw Wilhelm Hopfer, wireless operator (KIA) and Ofw Emmerich Schieting, gunner (POW). Schieting was the only survivor, being picked up by a passing ship.
993 Baumann, OttoObstlt1/13/1909Hoiersdorf, HelmstadtIV/KG-3 (12/41), I/KG-27 (1/42), Kdr II/TG-3 "Stalingrad Squadron" (5/43)Ju 52
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/7/44)
EP(2/26/43)
EK 1(5/1/42) & 2(3/18/42)
Transport Operational Clasp in Gold(9/18/44)
Transported 870 paratroopers of Friedrich von der Heydtes Battle Group for the night drop of 17 December, 1944, into the Ardennes.
994 Baumann, RobertOblt5/6/192217/ZG-1Ju 88C-6 Werk # Unk (dam 12/23/42), Ju 88C-6 Werk # Unk "2N + PL" (lost 2/44), EK 2
Wound Badge, Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Beaufighter into the Mediterranean on 1 February, 1944. Added: He was listed as POW/MIA on 1 February, 1944 ( same day as his victory); sd by a Beaufighter of No.39 Sq. off the North African coast at Pl.Qu. 03 Ost, 2960. On 23 December, 1942, he was injured in a takeoff accident, when he hit an embankment at Lorient (LOCS).
995 Baumann, SiegfriedLt1Jabosta-West (12/42), 6/JG-2 (7/43 France)Fw 190A--2 Werk # 5206 (65% dam 12/10/42), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15380 (lost 8/9/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 9 August, 1943 during aerial combat at Maisnil. Injured in a crash 10 December, 1942 at Rive de Gire Fr. when he became disoriented. One known victory, a B-17 6 km SE of Elbeuf-s-Seine on 10 July, 1943.
996 Baumann, TraugottUffz11/12/19225/JG-300Fw 190A8/R2 Werk # 681526 "Red 4" (lost 9/11/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 11 September, 1944 during aerial combat at Hessisch Lichtenau.
997 Baumbach, HansFw9/KG-6 (4/43 Channel) Ju 88A-14 Werk # 144068 "3E + DT" (lost 4/29/43) Bomber Operational Clasp Baumbach MIA along with his Observer Lt Anton Kratzer and one other unnamed crew the night of 28/29 April, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported, one other crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: His Ju 88 was reported to have crashed into the North Sea, 50km south of Worthing (Netherland Loss Registry). Added: Also MIA, Gefr J.Netsch, Mech/Gnr. KIA, Uffz Hans Hart, whose body washed ashore on 26 June, 1943 near Julianadorp. He is buried at Ysselsteyn AD-2-49 (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
Ysselstein, Holland
998 Baumbach, Hans JoachimLt8/21/1923Magdeburg41/JG-51 (1/44 Okecie then Kroszewo, Poland)Bf 109G-6 Werk # Unk (lost 8/14/44)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 14 August, 1944 near Warka, Poland, no further detail. Lt Baumbach buried in the German War Cem at Pulawy, Poland, BLK 2, Row 4, Gr 210 (D.Drury). His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 12 January, 1944. A Boston III on 27 March, 1944. A 3rd, a Yak-1 on 5 April, 1944. A 4th, an Il-2 (m.H.) on 20 July, 1944.
999 Baumbach, WernerObstlt12/27/1916Cloppenburg5/KG-30 (5/40 10/40 Gilze-Rijen), Kdr I/KG-30 (7/41), Kdr III/KG-30 (12/42), Kdr KG-200 (12/44)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0265 "4D + ?N" (lost 10/24/40; crash landing at Gilze-Rijen, motor dam, crew injured) in KG-30, Fw 200 & Ju 188 in KG-200
RK(5/8/40)
EL(7/14//41)
S(8/17/42)
EP(4/22/41)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp w/Pendant
POW until 1948. Bomber attacks on France. Holland and Belgium. Transferred to Norway, attacking Allied convoys on their way to Sevastopol in June, 1942. End of 1942, transferred to the Mediterranean. He was the most highly decorated and most successful German bomber pilot of the war, with over 300,000 tons of shipping sunk. He was the 16th recipient of the RK-EL-S. Operated the "Mistel" aircraft in KG-200. He left Germany in 1948 and worked in Argentina. KIFA over the La Plata Mouth near Buenos Aires during a test flight with a Lancaster bomber on 20 October 1953.

L-R: Brown (Observer) - Baumbach in Ju 88


1000 Baumbach, WilliOfw1/Fl.ü.G.-1 Grp Nord Fw 190 Werk # 733768 (lost 11/12/44) Observer Operational Clasp Pilot reported KIC 12 November, 1944 when his ac crashed at Krasny Les, CZ., due to adverse weather conditions over the Ore mountains (F.Braun).

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