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✠Günther "Hupatz" Seeger Seeger scored 56 victories in 504 missions serving in JG2 & JG53. All his victories were recorded over the Western front and included eight four-engine bombers.

Günther Seeger (September 1918 – September Scored 56 victories in 504 missions.

✠ Walter “Nowi” Nowotny (7 December 1920 – 8 November 1944) killed in a crash following combat with US fighters.

Walter Nowotny flew over 442 missions in achieving 258 victories.

✠Heinrich Ehrler (14 September 1917 – 4 April 1945) Luftwaffe fighter ace during World War II, a credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. The majority of his victories were claimed over the Eastern Front, with nine claims over the Western Front which included eight in the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter.

✠Heinrich Ehrler September 1917 – 4 April Luftwaffe fighter ace during…

Major Erich Leie was credited with 118 victories in over 500 missions. He recorded 76 victories over the Eastern front, including 32 Sturmovik ground attack aircraft. Of his 42 confirmed victories recorded over the Western front, 30 were Spitfire fighters and one was a four-engine bomber.

✠ Erich Leie September 1916 - 7 March Killed over Drogomyśl, 20 km northeast of Cieszyn, when he collided with a Russian Yak 9 and failed to survive a low level bail-out. RK Oberleutnant Flugzeugführer im Stab/JG 2

Hauptmann Egon Albrecht was credited with 25 victories. His total included 15 victories claimed over the Eastern Front and 10 over the Western Front, including at least six four-engine bombers. In addition he recorded 11 aircraft destroyed on the ground on the Eastern Front.

Hauptmann Egon Albrecht was credited with 25 victories. His total included

Heinrich Ehrler (14 September 1917 – 4 April 1945) was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. which included eight in the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter.

Heinrich Ehrler September 1917 – 4 April was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. which included eight in the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter.

Hans-Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II. The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war,Rudel flew 2,530 combat missions claiming a total of 2,000 targets destroyed; including 800 vehicles, 519 tanks, 150 artillery pieces, 70 landing craft, nine aircraft, 4 armored trains, several bridges, a destroyer, two cruisers, and the Soviet battleship Marat

Hans-Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II.

Hannes Trautloft of  JG 54 was credited with 58 victories in 560 missions. He recorded 45 victories over the Eastern front. Included in his total are five victories recorded during the Spanish Civil War.

Hannes Trautloft of JG 54 was credited with 58 victories in 560 missions. He recorded 45 victories over the Eastern front. Included in his total are five victories recorded during the Spanish Civil War.

Oberleutnant Gerhard Thyben (1922-2006), Staffelkapitän 7./Jagdgeschwader 54, Ritterkreuz 06.12.1944, Eichenlaub (822) 08.04.1945

✠Gerhard Thyben Gerhard "Gerd" Thyben flew 385 combat missions and claimed…

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