This is an Urban Legend! Schoer did fly ‘Schwarze 8’ only two times… Written on his flight log. Normal pilot was Fw. Franz Elles.
Else: It’s not 8./JG27 but 2./JG 27 so far.
So, I change all the texts, now, if you want, you can add a note explaining what I said above; remove the pilot’s picture and The text concerning Schoer… It’s up to you.
Photo 01: Black 8 outlined in red, of 2./JG27 flying close to the coastline of North Africa. This view shows particularly clearly the camouflage pattern on the upper surface of the wings. Three red victory bars are carried on the rudder.
Bf 109E-7/Trop, "black 8", Fw. Franz Elles, JG27
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Historical skin of Bf 109E-7/Trop "black 8". The aircraft was flown by Fw. Franz Elles from 2./JG27 in Libya during 1941 Skin made by Harpia Mafra55 Template made by Jester Internal made Harpia Mafra55
HS Bf 109E 2./JG 27 (B8+) Franz Elles Libya 1941
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This skin depicts the Bf 109E-7/Trop flown by Leutnant Werner Schroer of 2./JG27 in August, 1941, and stationed at Ain-El-Gazala in Libya.
*The skin is made for the the 109E-4 and E-7 Trop mod available from AAA
Credits go to Graf for his Emil template that I tweaked, as well as elements borrowed from Revolver and Jester's Ink.
~Colin (aka Spookie)
Remarks: POW , when he crash landed at Tmimi after taking hits from a P-40 of RAF No. 250 Sq. near Gazala. All victories in the Desert. Uninjured in a crash landing at Guines-West airfield on 15 September, 1940 from combat damage and running out of fuel. His first victory, a Hurricane of RAF No. 274 Sq. south of Tobruk on 16 May, 1941. His 2nd, a Hurricane of RAF No. 274 Sq., piloted by Sgt. Crump, into the sea off Tobruk. A 3rd, a Hurricane of SAAF No. 1 Sq, piloted by Capt. Kok in the Sollum-Bardia- Capuzzo area on 16 June, 1941. This may have been his 5th an unescorted Boston, on it's way to bomb troops at Laib Esem, on 10 December, 1941. Deceased 3 November, 2002.
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