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Old 17th January 2017, 19:17
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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?

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Old 17th January 2017, 19:41
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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?
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Old 17th January 2017, 22:19
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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!

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Old 17th January 2017, 22:45
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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

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Old 18th January 2017, 12:37
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Re: He111 1./KG1 shot down 29 May 1940

Many thanks Heuser

Just what I was after.

Much appreciated

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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

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

Post#4 confirms it was Emil
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