Friday 8 March 2013

Me 109 Friedrich Stab II./JG 27 Gustav Rödel

Me 109 F Stab II./JG 27 Kommandeur Gustav Rödel

Below; Me 109 Emil of 4./JG 27. Oblt. Gustav Rödel seen third from left facing the camera during September 1940 as Staffelkapitän of 4./JG 27 dispensing a pep talk at Fiennes on the Channel coast near Calais. Rödel was awarded his RK on 22.6.1941 and the Eichenlaub on 20.6.1943 - 98 victories including 13 Viermots.

Below; seated in the cockpit of his Friedrich is Staffelkapitän of 9./JG 27 Dr. Peter Werfft, later  Kdr. of III./JG 27 to war's end. Werfft achieved some 26 Luftsiege including 12 viermots