Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-4 Kanonenboot 3./JG 27, JG 26 Priller 'black 13' Fw 190 A-8 - Ebay photo find #324

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-4 Kanonenboot der 3. Staffel/JG 27 in Fels-am-Wagram Frühjahr 1944. Maschine trägt eine grüne RV-Bauchbinde. Geschwader-Abzeichen mit Schriftzug "Staffel Marseille". - Bf 109 G-4 of 3./JG 27 - note the 'Staffel Marseille' inscription around the Geschwader cowl emblem

Another view of one of Priller's 'black 13' A-8s on the 'Invasionsfront' and below, Fw 190 F-8 of II./SG 4 in July 1944..

From the 'original negative' the same seller has this nice view from II./JG 5 seen in February 1944 on offer - Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 Gustavs including ' black 4' flown by Oblt Theo Weißenberger taxying out past Hptm Horst Carganico's "Mickey-Mouse. Weißenberger replaced Carganico as Kommandeur I./JG 5 after the latter was killed in an accident just prior to the 'invasion' in France, June 1944. This and similar views have been published in Erik Mombeeck's JG 5 histories, including his latest 'Luftwaffe Gallery' devoted to JG 5.
This seller's current ebay sales are here

" My copy of the Luftwaffe Gallery JG 5 book has just arrived and it is as you would expect from Erik - full of interesting photos, informative narrative and quality colour profiles. The LuGa series is up there along with the Luftwaffe in Focus series as being a must have..."

 " Hucks216 " on the "12 o'clock high" forum