JG 2 Emil Profiles

BF 109 E4 Stab III./JG 2 “Richthofen”, Winkel - Hptm. Hans “Assi” Hahn, Bernay - France, November 1940
BF 109 E4 7./JG 2 “Richthofen”, White 7 - Fw.Ludwig Bielmeier, Beamont le Roger - France, August 1940
BF 109 E1, 2./JG 2, Red 7, unknown pilot, Döberitz Germany August 1939
BF 109 E4, Stab III./JG 2 "Richthofen", unknown pilot, Beaumont le Roger France August 1940
BF 109 E1, 9./JG 2, Yellow 7, unknown pilot, Le Havre France August 1940
BF109E4, 8./JG2, Uffz. Georg Hippel, Red 4, Evreux France June 1940
BF 109 E1, 9./JG 2, Lt. Rudolf Rothenfelder, Yellow 8, Theville France August 1940
BF 109 E4, 3./JG 2, Yellow 1, unknown pilot, Beaumont le Roger France August 1940
BF 109 E1, 3./JG 2, Olt. Henning Strüpnell, Yellow 1, Frankfurt - Rebstock Germany December 1939
BF 109 E4, 1./JG 2, Olt. Otto Bertram, White 1, Mardyck France September 1940 Plus 8 victories in Spain. Channel pilot. About 100 combat missions. His first victory, a Curtiss Hawk at St Avold on 20 April, 1940. A 2nd, a Morane 406 at Bouillon, 10 km east of Sedan, 14 May, 1940, while in 1/JG-2. A 3rd & 4th, both Hurricanes at Cambrai on 19 May, 1940. A 5th, a Bloch 150 at Reims on 3 June, 1940. A 6th & 7th, a Spitfire at New Romney and another at Eastchurch on 2 September, 1940. An 8th & 9th, both Hurricanes at Folkestone/London on 4 September, 1940. Nos.9 & 10, both Spitfires S of Canterbury on 5 September, 1940. His 11th, a Hurricane SW of Dover on 6 September, 1940. His last two, Nos.12 & 13, both Blenheims 20 km N of Le Harve on 9 October, 1940. Removed from action as a "last son" after brothers Hans and Karl, both fighter pilots, had died over England. He was used in staff and instructor capacities to the end of the war. Kdr I/JG-105 in February, 1943. Bowers/Lednicer, 29 victories including 8 in Spain. Deceased 8 February, 1987.
BF 109 E4, Stab I./JG 2, Olt. Erich Leie, Mont de Marsan France October 1940
BF 109 E4 Stab II./JG 2 Olt. Paul Temme, Beaumont-le-Roger France August 1940
109 E3, Chevron <-1 -, OTL. Gerhard von Massow, Kommodore JG 2, Stab JG 2, Frankfurt - Rebstock Germany January 1940
BF 109 E4, 9./JG 2 Yellow 11, Lt. Dietrich Wickop, Le Havre France October 1940 KIA 16 May 1943 in aerial combat with a P-47 piloted by Lt Charles R. Brown, 78FG (POW 5/16/43) over the North Sea in his A-5, crashing into the North Sea off Vlissingen Holland (DeSwart). Buried Ysselsteyn, BB/8/190. 3 B-17 bombers. His 2nd, a Spitfire on 29 January, 1943. His 3rd, a Spitfire 15 km east of Lowestoft on 1 February, 1943. His 4th, a B-17 10 km east of Den Helder on 4 February, 1943. Other known victories: a B-17 on 5 April, 1943 (unconfirmed); two Spitfires on 16 April, 1943, 6 km west of Vlissingen; a Spitfire on 28 April, 1943, 30 km west of Bergen am See, Norway; his 10th, a Spitfire flown by Norwegian Flt Lt. Marius Eriksen (POW) 2 km north of Wissekerke on 2 May, 1943 (he was wounded in this encounter and force landed near Vlissingen); a Ventura on 3 May, 1943, 7 km northwest of Amsterdam; and his 13th and last victim, a Spitfire on 4 May, 1943, 10 km southwest of Haamstede. His personal emblem, a white gull w/spread wings.

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