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Hans-Ulrich Rudel (2 Jul 1916 – 18 Dec 1982) was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot…

Hans-Ulrich Rudel Jul 1916 – 18 Dec was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot…

Hans-Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II. The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war,Rudel flew 2,530 combat missions claiming a total of 2,000 targets destroyed; including 800 vehicles, 519 tanks, 150 artillery pieces, 70 landing craft, nine aircraft, 4 armored trains, several bridges, a destroyer, two cruisers, and the Soviet battleship Marat

Hans-Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II.

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Junkers Ju 87 “Stuka” dive bomber with cm anti-tank guns under the wings. The aircraft, Hans-Ulrich Rudel’s, is being started with a hand crank.

My all time favorite Ace Erich Rudorffer This remarkable pilot flew over 1000 combat missions, engaged in aerial combat over 300 times. He was shot down 16 times and had to parachute from his aircraft 9 times. His score sheet of 222 victories 1 Hawker Tempest (Me 262), 2 Hawk 75, 6 P-40, 7 Hurricane, 7 P-38, 15 Yak 7/9, 40 Spitfire, 58 Il-2 Sturm,10 B-17 Bombers (Me 262).No other pilot in history has scored more multiple victories than him.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Rudorffer

Pilot Major Erich Rudorffer 222 kills 12 kills with the Me 262 Rudorffer went down in history when he claimed 13 kills in 17 minutes,no other pilot in history has as many multiple air to air victories as Rudorffer.

✠ Egmont Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld (14 July 1918 – 12 March 1944) killed in a flight accident.

✠ Egmont Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld July 1918 – 12 March killed in a flight accident.

Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer (16 February 1922 – 15 July 1950) was a German Luftwaffe night fighter pilot and is the highest scoring night fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare. All of his 121 victories were claimed during World War II at night, mostly against British four-engine bombers. Awarded with Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds on 16 October 1944, Germany's highest military decoration at the time. He was nicknamed "The Spook of St. Trond".

✠ Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer February 1922 – 15 July died from injuries sustained in a road accident.

Ernst Udet (26 April 1896 – 17 November 1941) was a German pilot and air force general during World War II.

Ernst Udet (26 April 1896 – 17 November 1941) was a German pilot and air force general during World War II.

Major Paul Semrau Ju-88 nightfighter pilot recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves Semrau was credited with 46 nocturnal aerial victories, claimed in 350 combat missions.Geschwaderkommodore of NJG 2. He was shot down and killed in action on factory flight with his crew, Oberfeldwebel Hantusch and Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel Behrens, of Junkers Ju 88 G-6 (Werknummer 620 562 — factory number) when he was intercepted landing approach at Coesfeld on 8 February 1945.

Major Paul Semrau nightfighter pilot recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Semrau was credited with 46 night flight aerial victories during 350 combat missions.

✠ Alfred Druschel (4 February 1917 - 1 January 1945) killed in action near Aachen.

Oberst Alfred Druschel (born 4 February 1917 in Bindsachsen , KIA 1 January 1945 near Aachen in Bodenplatte)He was the first combat pilot ,to be honored with the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross , with Oak Leaves and Swords .

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