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Brian 17th January 2017 19:17

He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Hi guys

He111 of 1./KG1 was abandoned in flames by its crew south of St Omer. The pilot, Fw Schower was wounded and crewman Cimander killed.

Can anyone provide full names etc, please?

Cheers
Brian

Chris Goss 17th January 2017 19:41

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Flg S Cimander killed, Fw F Schöwer wounded, Uffz W Johann, Gefr E Mikeska, Gefr H Viehweger. Source BofF T&N-surely you have a copy?

Brian 17th January 2017 22:19

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Yes, I have.

But I still haven't their first names, the reason for my question!

Brian

Heuser 17th January 2017 22:45

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Brian -

according to Gerhard Baekers unit history of KG 1:
FF: Uffz. Walter Johann
BO: Gefr. Emil Mikeska
BF: Gefr. Heinz Viehweger
BM: Fw. Fritz Schröwer
BS: Flg. Siegfried Cimander

Regards,

Heuser

Brian 18th January 2017 12:37

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Many thanks Heuser

Just what I was after.

Much appreciated

Cheers
Brian

Alain57 19th January 2017 09:53

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Hello Brian ,

Yoy probably will have the following info from the Volksbund :

Flieger Cimander Siegfried born on 10/07/1918 at Wederau , died at Wemaers-Cappel a little village near the French-Belgian border.
Buried Bourdon 20/04/121

Regards
Alain57

srob48 15th May 2018 17:55

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
first name of Mikeska was Emil. He was killed on 16th November 1940. 1/KG1.
Heinkel He111H (6897). Sortie to London. Shot down by AA fire and crashed at Palmtree Cross Roads, Woodnesborough, Kent, 8.50pm. Fw. Emil Mikeska (B), Uffz. Heinz Wendtland (Bf), Fw. Ludwig Mügge (Bm) killed. Lt. Hans-Georg Pramesberg (FF) missing? Aircraft V4+JH a write-off.

Chris Goss 15th May 2018 18:07

Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940
 
Post#4 confirms it was Emil


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