Friday 5 September 2014

Me 110 Wespengeschwader ZG 1 Schnellkampfgeschwader 210 - Ebay photo find #96

Below; overall white winter camouflaged Wintertarnung Me 110 E "S9+AN" of  ?./ ZG 1 somewhere on the Eastern Front after a belly landing during the winter of 1941-42. Coded 'A', this is the aircraft of the Staffelkapitän, possibly Günther Tonne of 6./ ZG 1 (?) Note Tonne was appointed Kommandeur of II. Gruppe during February 1942. Note also what appear to be victory Balken on the tailfin..

photos offered on at the time of writing here

More SKG 210/ ZG 1 on this blog; translated extracts from Johannes Kaufmann's memoir 'Meine Flugberichte'