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Hans Joachim Marseille German Pilot Hans-Joachim Marseille seen here in the cockpit of his fighter Messerschmitt Bf-109F-4 in Libya, he had completed 382 sorties, with 7 kills during the battle of Britain and in North Africa, he was Awarded the Knight's Cross with oak leaves, swords and diamonds, on the day of his death September 30th 1942, he was officially recorded at 158 victories with 151 in North Africa and 7 during the Battle of Britain this photo was taken on 1st June 1942.

Luftwaffe top ace Hans-Joachim Marseille in the cockpit of his fighter Messerschmitt

Hans-Joachim Marseille (13 December 1919 – 30 September 1942; 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. One of the best fighter pilots of World War II, he was nicknamed the "Star of Africa".

Hans-Joachim Marseille December 1919 – 30 September was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot and flying ace during World War II.

Heinrich Ehrler (14 September 1917 – 4 April 1945) was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. which included eight in the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter.

Heinrich Ehrler September 1917 – 4 April was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. which included eight in the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter.

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German fighter pilots in front of “Messerschmitt”

Hans Joachim Marseille (13 Dec 1919 – 30 Sep 1942) was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot and flying ace during WW II. He is noted for his aerial battles during the North African Campaign. One of the most successful fighter pilots, he was nicknamed the "Star of Africa". Marseille claimed all but seven of his "official" 158 victories against the British Commonwealth's Desert Air Force over North Africa, flying the Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter for his entire combat career.

Hans Joachim Marseille Dec 1919 – 30 Sep was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot…

Walter "Gulle" Oesau (28 June 1913 – 11 May 1944) was a German World War II fighter ace served on all fronts, Oesau was aged 30 at the time of his death. He had a total of 127 kills gained over 300 missions. 27 were Spitfires, 14 four-engined bombers, 44 were scored on the Eastern front and 9 in the Spanish Civil War. In recognition of his record, JG 1 received the title Oesau in honor of its fallen Geschwaderkommodore.

Walter "Gulle" Oesau was the toughest fighter pilot in the Luftwaffe. He had a total of 127 kills gained over 300 missions

Oberleutnant Hans-Joachim Marseille, on leave in Germany in June 1942   (13 December 1919 – 30 September 1942)

Oberleutnant Hans-Joachim Marseille, on leave in Germany in June 1942 December 1919 – 30 September

15 October 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com RAF No. 310 Squadron

Events of 15 October including the final decision by Italian leader Benito Mussolini to invade Greece.

One-Two-Three Schulz Oberleutnant Otto Schulz was credited with 51 victories in approximately 400 missions. He recorded three victories over the Eastern front and 48 victories over the Western front. Got the nickname (One-Two-Three Schulz) on how fast he would down enemy fighters in quick succession.

✠ Otto Schulz February 1911 – 17 June shot down and killed by RAF Kittyhawks near Sidi Rezegh. RK Oberfeldwebel Flugzeugführer i.

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