Kurt Tanzer JG-51 had a strange career. He was born in Moscow/USSR in 1920! He died while in German Luftwaffe US built T-33 Shooting Star in 1960, over the Balaeric Islands. He scored 143 kills, winning the Knights Cross. Always make one think, why new luftwaffe would not have used German engineered aircraft. They were far advanced over all other nations, aircraft technology.