Stuka and Schlacht aces

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Re: Stuka and Schlacht aces

Post by Cult Icon » 14 Feb 2022 20:04

Franz Oswald (flying HS-129, 13.(Pz.)/SG 9) credited with 10 tank kills in 13 missions between July 14-24, 1944.

Heinrich Michalczak (HS-129, 10. Staffel (Panzer), IV. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 9) by August 1944 credited with 61 tanks destroyed or damaged, 78 trucks destroyed, 2 aircraft shot down in 78 missions.

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/25999/Ritz-Otto.htm

Otto Ritz awarded RK (HS-129, Flugzeugführer, 10. Staffel (Panzer), IV. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 9) after destroying 60 tanks as a ground attack pilot over the course of 100+ sorties.

Hans-Hermann Steinkamp, posted earlier was credited with 65 tanks and 83 trucks by August 9th, 1944. Fw. Helmut Herrnberger (same unit) credited with 21 tanks by the same day.

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Re: Stuka and Schlacht aces

Post by Cult Icon » 15 Feb 2022 20:26

To continue on Otto Ritz (HS-129, 10.(Pz.)/SG 9), he was posted MIA 12 Feb 1945.

His score ended at 70 tanks destroyed, 34 tanks damaged, 2 aircraft shot down.

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Re: Stuka and Schlacht aces

Post by Edward L. Hsiao » 18 Feb 2022 07:41

Gentlemen,

Hauptmann Gerhard Studemann,SG-77 (Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves) 996 missions. Sources say Studemann with two dots over the u, was credited with 117 Soviet tanks destroyed mainly with his Stuka.

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