Tuesday 19 May 2015

Wilhelm Beier "Ferne Nachtjagd" ace- (expired) Ebay photo find #115

Ofw.(later Oblt.) Wilhelm Beier Ferne Nachtjagd ace. Ritterkreuzträger Beier achieved 38 night victories and served with 3./NJG 2, 7./NJG 2, 9./NJG 2, 10./NJG 1 and 3./NJG 1 prior to being posted as an instructor at Ausbildungskommando Ost. At the end of the war Beier retrained on the Me262. Here the tail fin of his Junkers Ju 88 C-6 features 37 Abschussbalken dating the image to around May 1943 with 3./NJG 1