Luftwaffe Aces who died during the Battle of England

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Benoit Douville
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Luftwaffe Aces who died during the Battle of England

Post by Benoit Douville » 13 Nov 2004 01:30

I am looking for info concerning Luftwaffe Aces who at this time were considered very talented but didn't survived the Battle of England. I am looking for names and records before they were killed.

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Post by PapageiStaffel » 13 Nov 2004 15:42

Hi,

I don't know if it can help you but try by example :
- Helmut Wick I/JG2 28/11/1940
- Harro Harder III/JG3 12/08/1940
- Hans-Karl Mayer I/JG3 17/10/1940
- Heinz Ebeling III/JG26 05/11/1940 ( POW)
- Horst Tietzen II/jg 51 18/08/1940

For the records, try this site :
http://www.luftwaffe.cz/experten.html

So long.

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Post by USAF1986 » 13 Nov 2004 19:32

Oberleutnant Josef “Jupp” Bürschgens scored the first victory of WWII for JG 26 when he shot down a French Curtiss Hawk 75A over the Saar on 28 Sep 1939. He was wounded in the engagement and spent the next eight months recovering. He was posted to 7./III./JG 26 and scored a second victory on 9 June 1940 when he downed another French fighter. During the Battle of Britain, he was accidentally shot down near Rye on 1 Sep 1940 by the rear gunner of a Bf 110 and captured. He had scored 10 victories by this time.

Best regards,
Shawn

SOURCE: Caldwell, Donald L. JG 26: Top Guns of the Luftwaffe. Ivy Books, 1993 printing of 1991 edition.

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Post by Benoit Douville » 15 Nov 2004 06:00

Staffel,

I appreciate the info and the website.

Shawn,

I also appreciate the info. I guess 10 victories by september 1 1940 it's pretty impressive.

Best Regards to both of you

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Re: Luftwaffe Aces who died during the Battle of England

Post by Cantankerous » 13 Jun 2022 22:06

A new book titled Luftwaffe Aces in the Battle of Britain came out a year and a half ago, and if anyone wants to compile a list of German fighter aces killed in the Battle of Britain, this book can purchased at this link:
https://www.casematepublishers.com/luft ... qekBnbMJPY

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