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Major Ludwig "Zirkus" Franzisket  “Zirkus” Franzisket was credited with 43 victories in over 500 missions. He recorded all his victories over the Western front. Included in his victory total are four four-engined bombers.

Major Ludwig "Zirkus" Franzisket “Zirkus” Franzisket was credited with 43 victories in over 500 missions. He recorded all his victories over the Western front. Included in his victory total are four four-engined bombers.

✠Heinrich Ehrler (14 September 1917 – 4 April 1945) Luftwaffe fighter ace during World War II, a credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. The majority of his victories were claimed over the Eastern Front, with nine claims over the Western Front which included eight in the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter.

✠Heinrich Ehrler September 1917 – 4 April Luftwaffe fighter ace during…

Major Paul Semrau Ju-88 nightfighter pilot recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves Semrau was credited with 46 nocturnal aerial victories, claimed in 350 combat missions.Geschwaderkommodore of NJG 2. He was shot down and killed in action on factory flight with his crew, Oberfeldwebel Hantusch and Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel Behrens, of Junkers Ju 88 G-6 (Werknummer 620 562 — factory number) when he was intercepted landing approach at Coesfeld on 8 February 1945.

Major Paul Semrau nightfighter pilot recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Semrau was credited with 46 night flight aerial victories during 350 combat missions.

My all time favorite Ace Erich Rudorffer This remarkable pilot flew over 1000 combat missions, engaged in aerial combat over 300 times. He was shot down 16 times and had to parachute from his aircraft 9 times. His score sheet of 222 victories 1 Hawker Tempest (Me 262), 2 Hawk 75, 6 P-40, 7 Hurricane, 7 P-38, 15 Yak 7/9, 40 Spitfire, 58 Il-2 Sturm,10 B-17 Bombers (Me 262).No other pilot in history has scored more multiple victories than him.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Rudorffer

Pilot Major Erich Rudorffer 222 kills 12 kills with the Me 262 Rudorffer went down in history when he claimed 13 kills in 17 minutes,no other pilot in history has as many multiple air to air victories as Rudorffer.

Hptm. Rolf Pingel. Kdr. I./J.G.26 “Schlageter”. RK 14.9.1940.

Hptm. Rolf Pingel. Kdr. I./J.G.26 “Schlageter”. RK 14.9.1940.

Dietrich Hrabak, Luftwaffe Ace with 125 victories.

Portrait: Dietrich Hrabak, Luftwaffe Ace with 125 victories.

Walter "Graf Punski" Krupinski (11 November 1920 – 7 October 2000) was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace of World War II and a senior West German air force officer after the war. He was one of the highest-scoring pilots, credited with 197 victories in 1,100 sorties. He was called by his fellow pilots Graf Punski (Count Punski) due to his Prussian origins. Krupinski was one of the first to fly the Me 262 jet fighter in combat as a member of the famous aces squadron JV 44 led by Adolf Galland.

Walter "Graf Punski" Krupinski November 1920 – 7 October was a German…

Major Karl Rammelt Karl Rammelt was credited with 46 victories in 450 combat…

Major Karl Rammelt - Luftwaffe Ace - was credited with 46 victories in combat.

Johannes "Macky" Steinhoff was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace of World War II, and later a senior West German Air Force officer and military commander of NATO. He played a significant role in rebuilding the post war Luftwaffe. He was also one of the highest-scoring pilots with 176 victories, and one of the first to fly the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter in combat as a member of the famous aces squadron Jagdverband 44 led by Adolf Galland.:

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Johannes "Macky" Steinhoff was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace of World War II…

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