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Old 11th August 2012, 22:03
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Question Heinrich Klasen LW pilot - 7/KG-26

Hello,

I looking for more info. about pilot Heinrich Klasen (old photos with his aircraft and millitary career)
which was German pilot of LW and spent a lot of hours in the air.
He survived the II War and he was one of the first person which open Airfield near Papenburg in Niedrersachsen.

See photo description:

http://www.segelflug-papenburg.de/in...wimages&fid=85

Klasen, Heinrich Oblt 7/KG-26 Ju 88A-4 DK-G(8/13/42), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp DK-G Awards List

On 8.6.42 again renamed, now becoming I./KG1:

Stab III./KG26 became Stab I./KG1
7./KG26 became 4./KG26
8./KG26 became 1./KG1
9./KG26 became 2./KG1

and was reformed from Kü.Fl.Gr. 506, now with Ju88A-4 bombers:

Stab III./KG26 from Stab/Kü.Fl.Gr. 506
7./KG26 from 1./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506
8./KG26 from 2./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506
9./KG26 from 3./Kü.Fl.Gr. 506


Source:
http://aircrewremembrancesociety.com...anPilotsK.html

and

http://www.ww2.dk/air/kampf/kg26.htm
http://www.ww2.dk/air/seefl/kflgr506.htm

I know that he also torpeded and sunk UK- vessel near Afrika and received special awards - cup with dedication from HQ.

Best regards,

Kris

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