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Old 19th August 2005, 22:03
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Ofw Franz Rueckel & Fw Heinz Weiss, 28.07.44, Normandy?

I have a copy of an RAF report (AIR2/8738, 68,) that these two men were killed North East of Staint Lo on 28.07.44, can anyone help with their unit and aircraft please.
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Old 20th August 2005, 00:17
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Re: Ofw Franz Rueckel & Fw Heinz Weiss, 28.07.44, Normandy?

Do 217 K-1, 4418, U5+BH of 1/KG 2. Onlt Hans Peters-+, Ofw Willi Stuewe returned wounded were the other 2
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Re: Ofw Franz Rueckel & Fw Heinz Weiss, 28.07.44, Normandy?

Hi Joe and Chris,


A little more from Ulf Balke's KG2 history:

Pilot Oblt Hans Peters +, Observer Obfw Willi Stüwe (wounded), Gunner Fw Heinz Weiss (missing) all awarded the German Cross in Gold. Radio/Op Franz Rückel +. Sorry Joe I do not have a WASt report for this one!

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Re: Ofw Franz Rueckel & Fw Heinz Weiss, 28.07.44, Normandy?

Thanks to Chris & Melvin.
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