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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.

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.

Oberst Helmut Lent (13 June 1918 – 7 October 1944) was a German night-fighter ace in World War II. Lent shot down 110 aircraft, 103 of them at night, far more than the minimum of five enemy aircraft required for the title of ace".Born into a devoutly religious family, he showed an early passion for glider flying; against his fathers wishes, he joined the Luftwaffe in 1936.

Oberst Helmut Lent (13 June 1918 – 7 October 1944) was a German night-fighter ace in World War II. Lent shot down 110 aircraft, 103 of them at night, far more than the minimum of five enemy aircraft required for the title of ace".Born into a devoutly religious family, he showed an early passion for glider flying; against his fathers wishes, he joined the Luftwaffe in 1936.

Oberleutnant Friedrich "Frieder" Rupp  “Frieder” Rupp was credited with 52 victories. He recorded 50 victories over the Eastern front. The two victories recorded over the Western front were both four-engined bombers.

Oberleutnant Friedrich "Frieder" Rupp “Frieder” Rupp was credited with 52 victories. He recorded 50 victories over the Eastern front. The two victories recorded over the Western front were both four-engined bombers.

The only holder of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Golden Oakleaves, Swords and Diamonds, Luftwaffe fighter pilot Hans Ulrich Rudel.

The only holder of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Golden Oakleaves, Swords and Diamonds, Luftwaffe fighter pilot Hans Ulrich Rudel.

Hptm Franz Schall - JG.52 et JG.7. credited with 133 victories in 530 missions. He recorded 116 victories over the Eastern front, including 61 Stormoviks. Of his 17 victories recorded over the Western front, all were gained  flying the Me 262 jet fighter and include six  four-engine bombers and 10 P-51 fighters.

Hptm Franz Schall - JG.52 et JG.7. credited with 133 victories in 530 missions. He recorded 116 victories over the Eastern front, including 61 Stormoviks. Of his 17 victories recorded over the Western front, all were gained flying the Me 262 jet fighter and include six four-engine bombers and 10 P-51 fighters.

Oberleutnant Rudi Wolfmüller of the Afrika Korps Luftwaffe contingent, in full dress uniform (ca. 1943, colorized). There is a recurring controversy over whether he was legitimately awarded the Knight's Cross.

Oberleutnant Rudi Wolfmüller of the Afrika Korps Luftwaffe contingent, in full dress uniform (ca. 1943, colorized). There is a recurring controversy over whether he was legitimately awarded the Knight's Cross.

Lt Karl Schnörrer  “Quax” Schnörrer flew a total of 536 missions and recorded 46 victories. He claimed 35 victories over the Eastern front, including 10 Il-2 Sturmoviks. Of his 11 victories recorded over the Western front, all were made flying the Me-262 and included nine four-engine bombers

Lt Karl Schnörrer “Quax” Schnörrer flew a total of 536 missions and recorded 46 victories. He claimed 35 victories over the Eastern front, including 10 Il-2 Sturmoviks. Of his 11 victories recorded over the Western front, all were made flying the Me-262 and included nine four-engine bombers

✠ Friedrich-Karl "Tutti" Müller (25 December 1916 – 29 May 1944) killed in a landing accident at Salzwedel.

✠ Friedrich-Karl "Tutti" Müller (25 December 1916 – 29 May 1944) killed in a landing accident at Salzwedel.

Oberleutnant Hans Schleef . Hans Schleef was credited with 99 and at least two unconfirmed victories in over 500 missions. He recorded 91 victories over the Eastern front, including fiveteen Il-2 Sturmoviks. Of his eight victories recorded over the Western front, two were four-engine bombers.

Oberleutnant Hans Schleef . Hans Schleef was credited with 99 and at least two unconfirmed victories in over 500 missions. He recorded 91 victories over the Eastern front, including fiveteen Il-2 Sturmoviks. Of his eight victories recorded over the Western front, two were four-engine bombers.

✠ Hans Ekkehard Bob (24 January 1917 – 12 August 2013)

✠ Hans Ekkehard Bob (24 January 1917 – 12 August 2013)

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