Monday, 30 September 2013

Ofw. Berthold Graßmuck I./JG 52

rare studio portrait of RK holder Ofw. Berthold Graßmuck of I./JG 52 shot down and killed on 28 October 1942 over Stalingrad and buried in the airfield cemetery at Pitomnik. Graßmuck had been awarded the RK for 56 victories during September 1942 and at the time of his death had been credited with 65 Abschüsse

These are among a large selection of Battle of Britain period I./JG 52 images currently on offer via 'derblauecorsar' on some of which have featured in the Barbas I Gruppe history - 'White 4' below is seen having its oxygen supply refilled