✠Colonel Günther Lützow (4 September 1912 – 24 April 1945)  German ace Lützow was credited with 110 victories achieved in over 300 combat missions. He scored 5 victories during the Spanish Civil War. He recorded 20 victories over the Western Front, including at least one four-engine bomber, and 85 victories over the Eastern Front. Lützow, flying the Me 262 jet fighter  JV 44, went missing on 24 April 1945 while attempting to intercept a  B-26 raid near Donauwörth. His body was never…

✠Colonel Günther Lützow (4 September 1912 – 24 April 1945) German ace Lützow was credited with 110 victories achieved in over 300 combat missions. He scored 5 victories during the Spanish Civil War. He recorded 20 victories over the Western Front, including at least one four-engine bomber, and 85 victories over the Eastern Front. Lützow, flying the Me 262 jet fighter JV 44, went missing on 24 April 1945 while attempting to intercept a B-26 raid near Donauwörth. His body was never…

Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), known as the Red Baron. He was the highest scoring fighter ace of the First World War with 80 confirmed victories.

Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), known as the Red Baron. He was the highest scoring fighter ace of the First World War with 80 confirmed victories.

Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer -  Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer was the top-scoring Nachtjäger of World War 2. He was credited with 121 victories recorded in 164 combat missions. His victory total includes 114 four-engine bombers.inclu( 24-Halifax) and (69-Lancasters)

Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer - Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer was the top-scoring Nachtjäger of World War 2. He was credited with 121 victories recorded in 164 combat missions. His victory total includes 114 four-engine bombers.inclu( 24-Halifax) and (69-Lancasters)

✠ Hans-Joachim Marseille (13 December 1919 – 30 September 1942) killed in a flying accident.

✠ Hans-Joachim Marseille (13 December 1919 – 30 September 1942) killed in a flying accident.

✠ Erich Leie (10 September 1916 - 7 March 1945) killed over Drogomyśl, 20 km northeast of Cieszyn, when he collided with a Russian Yak 9 and failed to survive a low level bail-out.

✠ Erich Leie (10 September 1916 - 7 March 1945) killed over Drogomyśl, 20 km northeast of Cieszyn, when he collided with a Russian Yak 9 and failed to survive a low level bail-out.

Marseille after receiving the German Cross in Gold from Albert Kesselring on Dec 7, 1941.   It’s a little blurry cause I took the photo with my IPod from my new book that came today :)

Marseille after receiving the German Cross in Gold from Albert Kesselring on Dec 7, 1941. It’s a little blurry cause I took the photo with my IPod from my new book that came today :)

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