Saturday, 22 March 2014

"White 1" Fw 190 A-4 1./ JG 54 (Fw 190 Nowotny)

 Two different views of the well-known "White 1" of 1./ JG 54. Note the bright areas of white distemper under the Kennziffer and behind the fuselage Balkenkreuz indicating that this aircraft has transferred from another unit or otherwise been given a new identity. "White 1" would ordinarily have been assigned to the Staffelkapitän- this may or may not have been Nowotny.."Nowi" had been appointed Kapitän of 1. Staffel on 25 October 1942 and had achieved his 100th on 15th June 1943...

source; unknown photographer via Ebay via the Fw 190 Group on Facebook

More aces and pilots of I./ JG 54 on this blog