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Luftwaffe Victories by Name and Date

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This remarkable database is intended to complement data in the Kracker Archive (on this site) by providing a daily account of each Luftwaffe pilot's actions against his opponent(s). Using a number of primary and secondary sources, we attempt to list for each pilot, his victories in their date order, so far as this has been possible (records, however, are on many occasions not up to this task). One line thus covers one complete action and victory. Thus, for example, you can read across from a pilot's name to discover that he scored 65 victories in total and the line you are reading is the 38th victory he recorded.

This is a work-in-progress.
It is our first 'crowd-corrected' database. The number of errors contained in the raw data is higher than for other of our databases and as a consequence, we need your help in cleaning up the data: with over 600,000 data items in the database we simply can't do this on our own. Duplication errors were introduced when we consolidated data from several sometimes-overlapping sources, and there are the usual errors associated with wartime records. Despite this, the records contain information not commonly found elsewhere and hence merit publication. It's relatively easy to see when a pilot's record is duplicated: 2 victories on the same date and at the same time are obviously describing a single incident, even if one version has the pilot's first name and other might not, comparing other details will show it's the same person. Let us know please when you find any of these, or any other errors, by raising a ticket on the Helpdesk. Thanks in advance.

Bear in mind when cross-referencing Luftwaffe claims to our Allied Losses and Incidents Database that for consistency, Date of Death in the Allied Losses and Incidents Database is the date the mission was briefed since the precise time of a loss was not usually certain at the time. Take-off was usually later the same day as the briefing, though occasionally a delay meant take-off occurred after midnight and therefore strictly the 'next day'. Our date is always the briefing date. Obviously many missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our date. For example, a Luftwaffe claim for a shoot-down at 0345 on 4 April will correspond to a Loss in the Allied Losses and Incidents Database for 3 April. Times are from German records and are thus are LOCAL (not GMT)

Search on date (format YYYY-MM-DD) to show who recorded victories in that date. Search on 'YYYY-MM-DD AND LaGG-3' to show who claimed a LaGG-3 victory on that date. Search on '1944-06' to discover all recorded victories on all fronts for June 1944. To Search on name, try 'last name'. If this produces too many results, use 'last name AND first name', thus 'marseille AND hans-joachim'

There are numerous duplicate entries included owing to the number of sources employed. These are being removed as found.

In the Links column you may find Links back to the Kracker Archive or forward to an extended story about this pilot, or a reference to his action in one of our other Databases. Where links are not provided, you may search for the pilot's name in our Kracker Archive, or you may use the serial number of his victim to search for further information in our Allied Losses and Incidents Database.

The Luftwaffe employed a grid reference system for action locations, as is occasionally shown in the location column. An explanation of the complex system is provided. An external site provides a conversion facility (unfortunately not currently accessible) which allows you to see the exact location of an action.
In order to get the location correct you must first determine (by reference to other sources) the location at which the pilot was based for this victory. This will tell you the Zusatzzahlgebiet (largest square) in which he was operating. Select that in the 'Current “Zusatzzahlgebiet“ (the largest square of Luftwaffe Map)' for example select 15 O (for 15 degrees East of Greenwich Meridian). After you have done that, put the location grid shown in the database in the 'Change Planquat' box, and you will then see a map showing where the action took place.


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#Name (↑)First NamesRankVictoriesSequenceVictoryDate (↑)Victory TimeOpponentAirCraft (↑)UnitLocationNotesLinksPhoto
1 GeigerAugust1943-09-0323:504 Motor7./NJG 1Velber (1km SW Hannover)  
2 GeigerAugust1943-03-0411:33B-17 Fortress

8./NJG 14322 4200m
3 GeigerAugust1943-03-0123:52Halifax II

2./NJG 1Voorst PlQu 637482 800m
4 GeigerAugust1941-07-0923:32Halifax

III.NJG 110km S. Nijmegen  
5 GeigerAugust1942-08-0601:35Halifax

8.NJG 15363F4 (Wezep 15km S. Zwolle) 4000m
6 GeigerAugust1943-03-3003:47Halifax

7./NJG 16375 Delden (SE Zutphen) 5500m
7 GeigerAugust1943-05-0103:21Halifax

7./NJG 1522 5F3 5000m
8 GeigerAugust1943-05-0502:09Halifax

7./NJG 15349 G9 5300m
9 GeigerAugust1943-05-1302:06Halifax

7.NJG 163/8/8 5600m
10 GeigerAugust1943-05-1302:20Halifax

7./NJG 163/2/5C6 5200m
11 GeigerAugust1943-07-1002:40Halifax

7.NJG 1Eprave SE Dinant  
12 GeigerAugust1943-08-1802:08Halifax

7./NJG 1Greifswald 2400m
13 GeigerAugust1943-09-0600:45Halifax

7./NJG 110km N Speyer 4900m
14 GeigerAugust1943-09-2723:30Halifax

7./NJG 110km NW Bad Munster  
15 GeigerAugust1943-09-2800:01Halifax

7./NJG 1S Papenburg 5500m
16 GeigerAugust1943-03-0200:08Lancaster

7./NJG 1Voorst NW Zutphen (Gelderland)  
17 GeigerAugust1943-03-3004:46Lancaster

7./NJG 1Lievelde NNE Lichtenvoorde 5500m
18 GeigerAugust1943-03-3004:22Lancaster

7./NJG 13km NW Lievelde 5300m
19 GeigerAugust1943-04-0323:00Lancaster

7./NJG 15km N Gement 6000m
20 GeigerAugust1943-05-2402:30Lancaster

7./NJG 16339 H2 6000m
21 GeigerAugust1943-05-2402:07Lancaster

7./NJG 16346 B1 5600m
22 GeigerAugust1943-06-1302:37Lancaster

7./NJG 1GN-64 (Raalte) 4300m
23 GeigerAugust1943-06-1501:44 Lancaster

7./NJG 1HM 96 (N Arnhem) 2000m
24 GeigerAugust1943-06-2602:00Lancaster

7./NJG 105 East S/FL 95 4200m
25 GeigerAugust1943-06-2602:09Lancaster

7./NJG 105 East S/GL 31 5600m
26 GeigerAugust1943-07-1402:10Lancaster

7.NJG 1Forstes-Veneurs  
27 GeigerAugust1943-07-3001:25Lancaster

7./NJG 11km SE Ahrenswohlde  
28 GeigerAugust1943-08-1802:13Lancaster

7./NJG 1S Rhinbarz 2000m
29 GeigerAugust1943-09-0600:24Lancaster

7./NJG 1Oppen (Saarland) 5000m
30 GeigerAugust1942-06-2002:22Stirling

8.NJG 14km SE Neuenhaus  
31 GeigerAugust1943-06-2601:26Stirling

7./NJG 1HN 43 5600m
32 GeigerAugust1943-08-2802:20Stirling

7./NJG 1Location Illegible  
33 GeigerAugust1943-08-3123:28Stirling

7./NJG 19km SW Enschede 4700m
34 GeigerAugust1943-09-2222:35Stirling

7./NJG 1Gesdorf 4000m
35 GeigerAugust1942-06-2601:20Wellington

8./NJG 1   
36 GeigerAugust1942-07-0302:49Wellington

8./NJG 1   
37 GeigerAugust1942-07-2902:35Wellington

8./NJG 1   
38 GeigerAugust1942-08-1004:34Wellington

8./NJG 18km ESE Deventer 1200m
39 GeigerAugust1942-09-1100:02Wellington

8./NJG 1737 8G3 4000m
40 GeigerAugust1943-03-2922:52Wellington

7./NJG 15km SW Ahaus 5500m
41 GeigerAugust1943-03-2923:15Wellington

7./NJG 1Zwiep 2km E Barchem 5400m
42 GeigerAugust1943-04-2703:11Wellington

7./NJG 1Bornebroek 4000m
43 GeigerAugust1943-05-1302:17Wellington

7./NJG 163/6/9  
44 GeigerAugust1943-06-2301:33Wellington

7./NJG 19km N Wesel 5600m
45 GeigerAugust1943-06-2301:35Wellington

7./NJG 1IN 98 5800m
46 GeigerAugust1942-06-2601:30Whitley V

8./NJG 1   
47 GeigerAugust1942-06-2801:29Whitley V

8./NJG 1   
48 GeigerAugust1942-07-3000:58Whitley V

8./NJG 1   

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