Sunday 13 December 2020

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6/R6 "yellow 3" 6./JG 3, Sachau, May 1944.


Bf 109 G-6/R6 "yellow 3"  6./JG 3, Sachau during one of the hardest periods in the defence of the Reich. Fhj.Fw Becker seated on the wing.

Above; ..the experienced Lt. Paul Draeger of 5./JG 3 was KIA on 2 November 1944, his G-14 'white 8' shot down in combat with P-51s  in the Halle-Naumburg area. Below, pilots of 6.Staffel in front of 'yellow 3' - second left with the cap is Fw. Albert Zanterl.

Also on this blog;
Lt. Walter Bohatsch I. & II./ JG 3 - Bf 109 Gustavs defending the Reich, Reichsverteidigung