Ju 87 Stuka

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Re: Ju 87 Stuka

Post by von thoma » 23 Jul 2019 03:29

Rmouse post_ wrote: Is there any recorded victory by a Stuka tail gunner? That position looks positively useless, but perhaps one guy got lucky and took down another plain.
Ofw Erwin Hentschel, the Ju 87 air-gunner of Hans-Ulrich Rudel obtained 7 victories
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Re: Ju 87 Stuka

Post by Pips » 24 Jul 2019 00:05

That is a very impressive achievement.

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Re: Ju 87 Stuka

Post by von thoma » 24 Jul 2019 02:07

Maybe not, Hentschel flew a total of 1.400 missions, 1.200 with Hans-Ulrich Rudel.
From this point of view it's a poor ratio
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