JG 77 losing three Bf 109Es. Oberleutnant Armin Schmidt of 9./JG 77 was killed. Oberleutnant Kurt Ubben of 8./JG 77 force-landed in Allied lines and was picked up, while Oberleutnant Werner Patz crash-landed at Larissa. Stabsarzt Dr Stormer landed in a Fieseler Fi 156 to rescue them. 47–50. 20 April 1941 Hurricane 1 x Junkers Ju 88 2 x Bf 109
Staffel of Jagdgeschwader 77 (JG 77–77th Fighter Wing), and later reassigned to 4. Staffel of Jagdgeschwader 5 (JG 5–5th Fighter Wing). Scapegoated for the loss of the German battleship Tirpitz, Ehrler was court-martialled, stripped of his command and sentenced to three years and two months Festungshaft (honorable imprisonment).
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JG 1 was mentioned in the report, alongside JG 3, JG 4, JG 11, JG 26, JG 27, JG 77, JG 300 and JG 301. All three gruppen moved to the Netherlands. II. Gruppe were based at Drope, on the Dutch border in the winter, 1944/45.
Jagdgeschwader 2 (JG 2) "Richthofen" was a German fighter wing during World War II. JG 2 operated the Messerschmitt Bf 109 and Focke-Wulf Fw 190 single-seat, single-engine Interceptor aircraft . Named after the famed World War I flying ace Manfred von Richthofen , the origins of the wing can be traced to 1934.
While providing escort for Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 (StG 77—77th Dive Bomber Wing) on 13 August 1941, with Jagdgeschwader 3 (JG 3—3rd Fighter Wing), Rall claimed a Polikarpov I-16 as did JG 3's Günther Lützow. The Soviet pilots were from the 88 IAP and identified as Lieutenants Yakov Kozlov and Ivan Novikov.
Gordon Gollob (16 June 1912 – 7 September 1987) was an Austrian fighter pilot during World War II. A fighter ace , he was credited with 150 enemy aircraft shot down in over 340 combat missions. Gollob claimed the majority of his victories over the Eastern Front , and six over the Western Front .
Jul 31, 2015 · At that time he held the rank of Major and was Kommodore of Jagdgeschwader 77 (JG 77). This Fw 190 A-2 was definitely flown by Müncheberg between December 1941 and early May 1942, maybe even until his posting to Jagdgeschwader 51 (JG 51) "Mölders" in mid July 1942.