Thursday, 10 January 2013

Oblt. Rudolf Busch Gkr. I./ JG 51, Hans Philipp I./ JG 54, Oblt. Erich Hohagen 4./JG 51, Daily Luftwaffe Ebay photo find, Jagdflieger

A selection of nice views of I./JG 54 Friedrichs taken during the winter of 1942 showing to advantage the Staffel and Gruppe Wappen currently on offer from arte-photographica including this photo of Hans Philipp's F-2

More on Hans Philipp on this blog

Oberleutnant Rudolf Busch (40 victories, DKiG)  Gkr. I./ JG 51,  KIA on 17 January 1943

  Oblt. Erich Hohagen climbs from the cockpit of a 4./JG 51 Emil probably during the summer of 1940. Hohagen was awarded the Ritterkreuz on 6 October 1940 and achieved a total of 56 victories while sustaining serious injury on a number of occasions. By war's end he had achieved the rank of Major flying the Me 262 Turbo with Galland's JV 44, returning one victory...