III./Jagdgeschwader 52 victories, 1940

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III./Jagdgeschwader 52 victories, 1940

Post by CNE503 » 13 Jan 2019 11:05

Hello,

Could someone please provide me a list of the victories of this Gruppe between its creation early March 1940 and October 1940?
I guess most of them occurred during the Westfeldzug.

Thank you in advance.
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Re: III./Jagdgeschwader 52 victories, 1940

Post by CNE503 » 17 Jan 2019 13:10

Hello chaps!

Here what I found:
19 victories for III./JG 52 (7., 8. and 9./JG 52) between May 18th and July 29th, 1940.

Day/Pilot/Squadron/Type of aircraft downed/location/DTG:
(UNK is for data unknown)

18.05.40 Ltn. Günther Rall 8./JG 52 Hawk-75A S. Metz 18.40
18.05.40 Ltn. Otto Decker 8./JG 52 Hawk-75A S. Metz 18.45
18.05.40 Ofw. Adolf Walter 8./JG 52 Hawk-75A S. Metz 18.45
25.05.40 Fw. Josef Fernsebner 7./JG 52 Potez 63 UNK UNK
26.05.40 Hptm. Wilhelm Ensslen 9./JG 52 Hawk-75A UNK UNK
03.06.40 Uffz. Bernhard Braun 8./JG 52 Hawk-75A Reims-Épernay 15.30
03.06.40 Ltn. Hansjörg Zimmermann 8./JG 52 Hawk-75A Reims-Épernay 15.35
09.06.40 Uffz. Erich Tepan 7./JG 52 Morane MS 406 Réthel-Attigny 16.22
09.06.40 Fw. Josef Fernsebner 7./JG 52 Morane MS 406 Réthel-Attigny 16.22
21.07.40 Uffz. Edmund Rossmann 7./JG 52 Swordfish Manche UNK
24.07.40 Uffz. Josef Zwernemann 7./JG 52 Spitfire N.E. Margate 13.26
24.07.40 Uffz. Edmund Rossmann 7./JG 52 Spitfire N.E. Margate UNK
24.07.40 UNK. 7./JG 52 Spitfire N.E. Margate UNK
25.07.40 Ltn. Otto Decker 8./JG 52 Spitfire E. Margate 19.50
25.07.40 Uffz. Edmund Rossmann 7./JG 52 Bréguet 690 40 km E. Margate UNK
29.07.40 Ltn. Karl Steffen 9./JG 52 Spitfire Dover 08.40
29.07.40 Uffz. Eberhard Braun 8./JG 52 Hurricane Dover 08.45
29.07.40 UNK 8./JG 52 Hurricane Dover UNK
29.07.40 UNK 8./JG 52 Hurricane Dover UNK

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Re: III./Jagdgeschwader 52 victories, 1940

Post by CNE503 » 19 Mar 2021 18:35

Hello,

I read that III./JG52 took heavy casualties during the battle of England.
Has anyone some figures about its involvement in this air battle? I'm especially looking for the following information:
1) when it was deployed in active operations against Great Britain;
2) what were its casualties (especially in aircraft);
3) what was the amount of its victories against the RAF.

Thank you for any help provided.
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Re: III./Jagdgeschwader 52 victories, 1940

Post by CNE503 » 19 Mar 2021 18:40

AFAIK the top ace of III./JG52 during the battle of England was Edmund Rossmann, with 6 victories.
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