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Portrait of Lieutenant Rudi Wolfmueller of the Afrika Korps Luftwaffe contingent in full dress uniform (ca. The picture and the awards seen in it are not without controversy in the field of wartime German combat award research. Example of FAKE photos

Oberleutnant Rudi Wolfmüller of the Afrika Korps Luftwaffe contingent, in full dress uniform (ca. 1943, colorized). There is a recurring controversy over whether he was legitimately awarded the Knight's Cross.

Luftwaffe ace Werner Mölders became the first pilot in aviation history to claim 100 aerial victories — that is, 100 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft. The result of reaching this landmark was the bestowment.

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Luftwaffe ace Werner Mölders became the first pilot in aviation history to claim 100 aerial victories — that is, 100 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft. The...

Major Paul Semrau nightfighter pilot recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Semrau was credited with 46 night flight aerial victories during 350 combat missions.

Major Paul Semrau Ju-88 nightfighter pilot recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves Semrau was credited with 46 nocturnal aerial victories, claimed in 350 combat missions.Geschwaderkommodore of NJG 2. He was shot down and killed in action on factory flight with his crew, Oberfeldwebel Hantusch and Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel Behrens, of Junkers Ju 88 G-6 (Werknummer 620 562 — factory number) when he was intercepted landing approach at Coesfeld on 8 February 1945.

✠ Edmund "Paule" Roßmann was a German World War II fighter ace and was credited with 93 aerial victories achieved iwith 93 aerial victories achieved in 640 combat missions, among the numerous ground attack missions.He is also noted as being an early mentor of Erich Hartmann, history's leading fighter ace.

✠ Edmund "Paule" Roßmann was a German World War II fighter ace and was credited with 93 aerial victories achieved iwith 93 aerial victories achieved in 640 combat missions, among the numerous ground attack missions.He is also noted as being an early mentor of Erich Hartmann, history's leading fighter ace.

Lieutenant-General Gerhard "Gerd" Barkhorn - was the second most successful fighter ace of all time after fellow Luftwaffe pilot Erich Hartmann

Luftwaffe Lieutenant-General Gerhard "Gerd" Barkhorn, the second greatest fighter ace of all time (right after fellow Luftwaffe pilot Erich Hartmann). He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, though not Diamonds even after his 300th confirmed combat victory, on 5 January 1945. With the German defeat, he was taken prisoner by the allies while still in hospital from wounds suffered during his last mission. He was released shortly after in September of 1945 .

Luftwaffe crews of the Heinkel The achieved much success early on in but could not compete with the advances in allied air power. Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Luftwaffe, German Soldier, German Army, Bomber Plane, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain

Excellent closeup of a German bomber, Heinkel 111 H, in flight. Heinkel 111 P…

Werner Molders, pin by Paolo Marzioli

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Werner Molders, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Hans-Joachim Marseille December 1919 – 30 September was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot and flying ace during World War II. He is noted for his aerial battles during the North African Campaign and his Bohemian lifestyle.

✠ Hans-Joachim Marseille (13 December 1919 – 30 September 1942) killed in a…

Werner Baumbach December 1916 – 20 October was a bomber pilot in the…

Werner Baumbach (27 December 1916 – 20 October 1953) was a bomber pilot in the German Luftwaffe during World War II. In 1942, he started working on new bomber designs where he helped design the composite bomber system Mistel. In 1944 he commanded the newly formed Kampfgeschwader 200 (KG 200) and was in charge of all Luftwaffe special missions. He received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords for the destruction of over 300,000 gross register tons of allied…

Hauptmann Nowotny - the world’s most successful fighter pilot . After his aerial victory : headache`s ? Yes , it`s a bit much ! It was a lot of air combat manoeuvring - Eastern Front - 14 Oct 1943

It would be difficult to come up with a more potent symbol of the German Blitzkrieg of World War Two than the Ju 87 Sturzkampfflugzeug or “Stuka”. Luftwaffe, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Photo Avion, Ww2 Photos, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, War Machine, Special Forces

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Luftwaffe ace Karl Gottfried Nordmann was credited with 78 enemy aircraft shot down in over 800 combat sorties (April He survived the war and was appointed president of Mercedes-Benz in North America.

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Oberstleutnant Karl-Gottfried Nordmann Nordmann claimed 78 aerial victories (69 on the Eastern front) in over 800 combat missions and was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.On 17 January 1943 Nordmann's Focke-Wulf Fw 190 was involved in a collision with Oberleutnant Rudolf Busch, Gruppenkommandeur of I./JG 51. Busch was killed and Nordmann, severely injured, did not fly operationally again.Photo in Smolensk April 43

Hermann Schleinhege and Hugo Broch

Hermann Schleinhege (21 February 1916 — 11 March 2014) was a German former Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership; for the fighter pilots it was a quantifiable measure of skill and combat success. Schleinhege was credited with 97 aerial victories, all on the Eastern Front

Erich Hartmann