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Old 20th May 2020, 21:22
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Cheers Nick! Brilliant job
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Old 9th August 2020, 18:08
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I've just posted another batch of updates and additions:
  • New page: some II./JG 53 loss reports from Autumn 1944.
  • ULTRA and »Adlertag«: addition about raids on Bomber Command airfields on 24/25 May 1940.
  • JGr. 200: addition of a Bf 109 loss in May 1944.
  • Geschwader Bongart: additions about 10./ZG 1 activity in March 1944; memorial card for Kurt Dommasch (courtesy of Christian Berring); addition about Kdo. Schäfer
  • Bf 109 H: addition about Obltn. Kaiser’s promotion to Staffelkapitän.
  • Operation Dragoon: addition about the fate of Obltn. Kramprich of 6../KG 77.
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: a possible photo-reconnaissance of Paris on 27 August 1944.
  • Kdo. Koch: additions about the sinking of Unione; wavelengths covered by German jamming transmitters; aircraft at Fosinone, Italy in 1943.
  • Kdo. Rastedter: additions about Aphrodite decoys; the unit's Ju 188s and liaison with the Kriegsmarine; the establishment of Horch- .und Störstaffel 2 plus its activity in February 1944.
  • Kdo. Kunkel: the loss of an aircraft on 21 February 1944 (thanks to Chris Goss and Matti Salonen)
  • I./JG 4 heads home: additions about losses and newly allocated aircraft.
  • Markings and camouflage: instruction of September 1943 to discontinue the use of certain colours on Luftwaffe rescue boats.
  • Minor corrections etc
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Old 9th August 2020, 18:28
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Thanks so much Nick,

for your highly appreciated updates and information sharing.

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Old 9th August 2020, 20:36
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Hi,
This caught my eye.
9 SEP 1944:
5) Captured a/c in all Luftflotten:

A) Operating in the fighting, same as German a/c of the relevant Luftflotte.

B) Not operating in the fighting, outermost third of the underside of the wing yellow. Sea rescue a/c are to be marked as a/c operating in the fighting.

The first dokumented info that I have seen of captured a/c were used in combat. Does anyone have further info?
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Old 9th August 2020, 21:40
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Hi,
This caught my eye.
9 SEP 1944:
5) Captured a/c in all Luftflotten:

A) Operating in the fighting, same as German a/c of the relevant Luftflotte.

B) Not operating in the fighting, outermost third of the underside of the wing yellow. Sea rescue a/c are to be marked as a/c operating in the fighting.

The first dokumented info that I have seen of captured a/c were used in combat. Does anyone have further info?
bregds
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Captured Italian types, perhaps? The Fiat CR 42 and Reggiane Re 2002 were used in combat by the Luftwaffe. Or those words might have been included to cover the possibility of captured types being used (some guy in a Berlin office trying to think of every eventuality, maybe).
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Old 10th August 2020, 16:37
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Re: Ghostbombers updates

Nick,

A quick complement for II./JG 53 losses reported 4 November 1944: according to Prien, JG 53 (1998), III, p.1003; Prien, JG 53, III, p.1472, both Bf 109 G-14's in the 4 November 1944 intercept were actually lost 3 November 1944.

Bf 109 G-14 W.Nr. 462796 "Weisse 9", flown by Fw. Erhard Tahlheim, 7./JG 53, went missing in Raum St. Die/Rambervillers (PlQu. CO-6)

Bf 109 G-14 W.Nr. 462896 "Gelbe 8", flown by Uffz. Konrad Gallhofer, was shot down at Sobernheim, DOW 9 November 1944.

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Keep up the good work Nick!

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