II. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 3 'Udet' - II./JG3

4th Staffel II. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 3 'Udet' - 4./JG3

Messerschmitt Bf 109E 4./JG3 (White 1+-) Hptm. Alfred Muller Bereitschaft France Oct 1940

Photo 01: Pilots of 5./JG3 at Bereitschaft, or readiness, playing cards to pass the time until the next mission. From the left: Uffz. Walter Ohlrogge, Ofw. Horst Gotz (wounded in action 28/8/40, killed in action 29/10/40), Uffz. Josef Heinzeller, Uffz. Fritz Mias, Lt. Horst Biddenhagen (killed 25/6/41) and unknown. Interestingly, 'Altmeister' ('Old Master') Ohlrogge was one of the oldest pilots in the Luftwaffe. He was born in 1909, was awarded the Ritterkreuz in November 1941 with 39 victories and finished the war flying the Me262 with JG7, at which time he had 83 victories. The aircraft in the background, 'White 1', is the machine belonging to Hptm. Alfred Muller, Staffelkapitan of 4./JG3.

5 Staffel II Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 3 'Udet' - 5./JG3

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3 5./JG 3 (Black 4+-) background flying over the Channel Sep 1940 01

Photo 01: Bf 109E 2./JG 3 (B10+-) flying over the Channel Sep 1940.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3 5./JG 3 (Black 10+-) background flying over the Channel Sep 1940 01

Photo 01: Bf 109E 2./JG 3 (B10+-) flying over the Channel Sep 1940.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3 5./JG 3 (Black 6+-) Josef Heinzeller flying over the Channel Sep 1940 01

Photo 01: Unteroffizier Josef Heinzeller flying his Bf 109E-3 over the Channel, Summer 1940.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E 5./JG 3 (Black 6+-) Josef Heinzeller France Sep 1940 01

Photo 01: Josef Heinzeller named all his aircraft after his pet dog' Schnauzl'

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-4 5./JG3 (Black 11+-) Arnold Bringmann St. Omer Arques France winter 1940

Artwork Bf 109E3 5./JG3 (Black 11+-) Fritz Mias WNr 1155 Wierre au Bois Sep 1940 0A

Messerschmitt Bf 109D 2./JG3 (Black 12+) Josef Heinzeller pre war 1939 01

Photo 01: From pre-war days Josef Heinzeller named all his aircraft after his pet dog' Schnauzl' , its name and the associated emblem on the cowling being seen in these views.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3 5./JG3 (Red 2+I) France 1940 01

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3 5./JG3 (Yellow 3+-) belly landed France Battle of Britain 1940 01

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3 5./JG3 (Yellow 11+-) Antwerp 1940 01

Information on the photo back to read as follows: "In memory of Antwerp 1940 - Willy and H. Dold" Daimler-Benz SJK, Post Box No. 15 720 L, Luftgaupostamt Brussels"

6th Staffel II. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 3 'Udet' - 6./JG3

 
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Luftwaffe pilot Alfred W. 'Kügelblitz' Müller

Units: 4./JG-3 (5/40), Kdr Erg./JG-3 (3/41), Erg./JGr-Süd (8/43 Mannheim), Kdr JG-104 (9/43)

Awards: EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109F & G and Fw 190A in JGr-Süd, Ar96, Bf 109G and Fw 190A in JG-104

Remarks: One known victory, his 1st, a Morane 406 west of Cambrai, 21 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Hawk-75A west of Beauvais, 5 June, 1940. His 3rd, same day, a Lysander southwest of Abbeville.

Luftwaffe pilot Asisbiz database list of 3 aerial victories for Alfred W. 'Kügelblitz' Müller

Date Pilot Name Unit Enemy A/C Type Height Time Location
21-May-40 Alfred Muller 4./JG3 Morane 406   16.05 West of Cambrai
05-Jun-40 Alfred Muller 4./JG3 Hawk-75A 20-30m 08.55 West of Beauvais
05-Jun-40 Alfred Muller 4./JG3 Lysander   13.10 SW Abbeville

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Luftwaffe pilot Arnold Bringmann

Units: Stab I./JG-3 (8/42 S.U.), 5./JG-3 (2/43), 8./JG-3 (9/43), 4./JG-3 (11/44), Act StfFüh 1./JG-3 (12/44)

Awards: DK-G, EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109F in '42, Bf 109G-14/AS

Remarks: One known victory, his 1st known Soviet, an R-2 SW of Alayev on 19 August, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 23 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 4 October, 1942. A Pe-2 on 22 October, 1942. A Yak-1 on 20 December, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 10 January, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 27 February, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 13 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 18 March, 1943. Two Il-2's on 22 March, 1943. An Il-2 and a MiG-1 on 25 March, 1943. A DB-3 and an Il-2 on 30 March, 1943. His 14th, a LaGG-3 on 15 April, 1943. An I-16 Rata on 17 April, 1943. A 17th, a Yak-1 on 28 June, 1943. A MiG-1 and an Il-2 on 5 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 6 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 7 July, 1943. An Il-2 on 8 July, 1943. His 1st known western victory, a Spitfire over southern Italy, 14 September, 1943. A 2nd, a P-47 SW of Haiger on 2 December, 1944. A 3rd, a P-47 at Diepholz on 8 December, 1944. Two LaGG-3's on 3 March, 1945. Mörl Interrogation Report.

Luftwaffe pilot Asisbiz database list of 29 aerial victories for Arnold Bringmann

Date Pilot Name Unit Enemy A/C Type Height Time Location
Wednesday, August 19, 1942 Arnold Bringmann Stab I./JG3 R-2 2000m 11:30 SW Alayev
Wednesday, September 23, 1942 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 1000m 10:28 47 683
Sunday, October 4, 1942 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik Low Level 17:22 29 644
Thursday, October 22, 1942 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Pe-2 1500m 12:08 48 144
Sunday, December 20, 1942 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Yak-1 800m 09:00 3942
Sunday, January 10, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 2000m 08:50 4923
Saturday, February 27, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 300m 07:40 79 114
Saturday, March 13, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 3000m 10:25 70 453
Thursday, March 18, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 300m 15:15 61 831
Monday, March 22, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 200m 07:36 99 570
Monday, March 22, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 300m 07:35 88 690
Thursday, March 25, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 MiG-1 2000m 08:08 88 244
Thursday, March 25, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 1600m 08:03 88 264
Tuesday, March 30, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 100m 13:31 09 363
Tuesday, March 30, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 DB-3 100m 13:29 09 392
Wednesday, March 31, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 1600m 05:50 88 652
Thursday, April 15, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 LaGG-3 200m 08:48 85342
Saturday, April 17, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 I-16 Rata 500m 17:40 86 749
Monday, June 28, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Yak-1 1400m 09:54 62 888
Monday, July 5, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 MiG-1 100m 03:46 61 871
Monday, July 5, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 100m 03:47 61 842
Tuesday, July 6, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 600m 17:46 61 452
Wednesday, July 7, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 1100m 17:35 62 791
Thursday, July 8, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 5./JG3 Il-2 Sturmovik Low Level 13:41 61 164
Tuesday, September 14, 1943 Arnold Bringmann 18./JG3 Spitfire 500m 18:08 ENE Salerno
Saturday, December 2, 1944 Arnold Bringmann 4./JG3 P-47 Thunderbolt 9800m 12:40 OR 4 (SW Haiger)
Friday, December 8, 1944 Arnold Bringmann 4./JG3 P-47 Thunderbolt 2800m 16:10 FR (Diepholz)
Saturday, March 3, 1945 Arnold Bringmann 1./JG3 LaGG-3
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Saturday, March 3, 1945 Arnold Bringmann 1./JG3 LaGG-3
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Luftwaffe pilot Josef Heinzeller

Units: 2(J)/LG-2, 5./JG-3 (5/40), 5./JG-3(6/41 S.U.), 3./JG-2(Triqueville 6/42), 2./JG-54, Stfkpt 1./JG-54(5/44)

Awards: DK-G(4/9/42), EP(8/11/41), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109E-1 'Blk 12' in LG-2, Bf 109F-4 'Yellow 6' in 3/JG-2, Fw 190A-2 WNr 325 'Yellow 2' in 3/JG-2, Fw 190A-8 in JG-54

Remarks: In 1/JG-54, where he replaced H. Wernicke (KIA), he was known to fly this A-8 'White 12'. One known victory, his 1st & 2nd, both Breguet 690's south of Abbeville, 31 May, 1940. His 3rd, a Fairey Battle at Amiens, 7 June, 1940. His 4th a Spitfire at Ashford on 16 August, 1940. His 5th a Defiant on 28 August, 1940, no location. His 1st Soviet victory, an I-16 at the Lück airfield on 23 June, 1943. A 2nd Soviet, an La-5 on 29 May, 1944. His 7th & 8th victories were Spitfires south of the Isle of Wight on 27 June, 1942. His 10th a Spitfire 15 km north of St. valery-en-Caux on 5 September, 1942. Another known Soviet victory, now in JG-54, a Yak-9 on 16 May, 1944. A 2nd Soviet, a Yak-9 on 30 September, 1944. A 3rd Soviet, a Pe-2 on 27 October, 1944. He survived the war.

Luftwaffe pilot Asisbiz database list of 15 Aerial Victories for Josef Heinzeller

Date Pilot Name Unit Enemy A/C Type Height Time Location
31-May-40 Josef Heinzeller 5./JG3 Breguet 690   18.25 S Abbeville
07-Jun-40 Josef Heinzeller 5./JG3 Fairey Battle   19.08 Amiens
16-Aug-40 Josef Heinzeller 5./JG3   13.20 Ashford
28-Aug-40 Josef Heinzeller 5./JG3 Defiant   17.25  
19-May-42 Josef Heinzeller 3./JG2   15.40  
27-Jun-42 Josef Heinzeller 3./JG2   21.17 South of Isle of Wight
27-Jun-42 Josef Heinzeller 3./JG2   21.17 South of Isle of Wight
19-Aug-42 Josef Heinzeller 3./JG2   11.35  
05-Sep-42 Josef Heinzeller 3./JG2 7500m 11.42 10-15km N St Valery-en-Caux
15-Oct-42 Josef Heinzeller 3./JG2 Wellington 1500m 14.21 10km SE Tricqueville
23-Jun-41 Josef Heinzeller 5./JG3 I-16 Rata 1300m 04.55 Flugplatz Luck
16-May-44 Josef Heinzeller 2./JG54 Yak-9 50m 10.25 70 423
29-May-44 Josef Heinzeller 1./JG54 La-5 1500m 10.10 80 341
30-Sep-44 Josef Heinzeller 1./JG54 Yak-9 1400m 13.32 48 864
27-Oct-44 Josef Heinzeller 1./JG54 Pe-2 3000m 11.51 17 497

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Luftwaffe pilot Fritz Mias

 

 Some of the most widely used Book References:

  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase One: July-August 1940 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 1) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Eddie J Creek (Author)
  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase Two: August-September 1940 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 2) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Martin Pegg (Author)
  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase Three: September-October 1940 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 3) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Martin Pegg (Author)
  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase Four: November 1940-June 1941 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 4) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Martin Pegg (Author)

 Some of the most widely used Magazine References:

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/