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Old 1st January 2005, 06:56
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FW 190F ACE

I remember somewhere that there was a late-war German ace whose victories were solely in a 190 bomber (F-8 or 9) who was finally shot down in April '45 by an American P51. Who was he and what front did he
serve on?

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Hi Wuergerfan!

I think you meen Oberleutnant August Lambert.
Born 18.2.1916 Kleestadt/Hessen.
Died 17.4.1945

350 raids
116 victories (all in the east)
Leading Schlachtflieger with air victories

28.4.1943 southern Eastfront II./Sch.G. 1
autumn 1943 II. Gruppe SG 2 "Immelmann"
pilot instructor SG 151
March 1945 St.Kpt 8./SG 77

17.4.1945 During take off his Staffel has been attacked by 60-80 american fighters. Lambert and 6 comrades were shot down and killed.

Hope I could help.

Source: Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe 1939-1945 Band 2, Ernst Obermaier

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Old 2nd January 2005, 16:58
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Have a look here
Bookie has an artickle on his unit on the day Lambert died.

http://fw190.hobbyvista.com/kamenz.htm

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