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Old 13th May 2016, 20:47
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German night fighter top aces by plane

Hello there gentlemen,

this is a compilaton of the German top night fighter aces by plane.
Does any ace surpass the Do 217 score of Krause or the Do 215 score of Becker ?
  • Bf 110: Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
  • Ju 88: Heinrich zu Sayn-Wittgenstein
  • He 219: Ernst-Wilhelm Modrow
  • Me 262: Kurt Welter (dubious score)
  • Bf 109: Kurt Welter
  • Fw 190: Friedrich-Karl Müller
  • Do 217: Johann Krause
  • Do 215: Ludwig Becker
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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

...I forgot:
  • Me 410: Johann Trenke

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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

...update:
  • He 111: Günther Bertram
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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

Hello Michael.
What scores do you have for each in your list?
Where did you get the info for Modrow, Krause and Becker?
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Old 18th March 2018, 18:21
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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

Hello Peter,

thanks for your interest. Here you go:
  • Bf 110: Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, 121 night kills in that type
  • Ju 88: Heinrich zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, likely 83 night kills in that type
  • He 219: Ernst-Wilhelm Modrow, 33 night kills in that type according to forum member Szymon (Gizmo)
  • Me 262: Kurt Welter (dubious score): 25 night kills in that type
  • Bf 109: Kurt Welter: 23 night kills in that type
  • Fw 190: Friedrich-Karl Müller: 19-22 night kills in that type
  • Do 217: Johann Krause: at least 17 night kills in that type according to David Williams
  • He 111: Günther Bertram: 14 night kills in that type
  • Me 410: Johann Trenke: 12 night kills in that type
  • Do 215: Ludwig Becker: 6 or 7 night kills in that type according to an old wikipedia entry
Can you tell me if Sayn-Wittgenstein ever scored in another aircraft type than the Ju 88 ?

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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

Becker achieved 19 kills with the Do 215
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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

Good evening Mikael,

very interesting.
Do you mean his kills #2-20 ?

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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

There is a picture (late june 1942) of his Do-215 B-5 with 35 "abschusse" (1st and 2nd by day with ZG1)

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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

Sorry,not Becker BUT PAUL GILDNER

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Re: German night fighter top aces by plane

I don't know in which order Becker made his kills or how many he did, never took an interest in his other kills just focused on Do 215 kills.
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