I. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 54 - 2./JG54

1. Staffel I. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 54 - 1./JG54

Messerschmitt Bf 109E3 1.JG54 chimney sweep with the ladder emblem Eutingen Freudenstadt 1939

Messerschmitt Bf 109E4 1./JG54 White 6 Fritz Hotzelmann WNr 1096 crashsite Hardy street Maidstone

POW after being shot down by F/O Haines of RAF No. 19 Sqn. during a low level dogfight. He parachuted into captivity at Hardy Street, Maidstone-Kent.


2. Staffel I. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 54 - 2./JG54

Aircraft emblem of 2/.JG54 0A

Aircraft emblem of 2/.JG54 Version 2A 01-02

Messerschmitt Bf 109E 2./JG54 Red 5 France 1940

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1 2./JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen 'Battle of Britain' France August 1940

Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1 2./JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen WNr 6137 forced landed Wissant beach France on 25th August 1940

Photograph Source: Flugzeug Classic 2010-01. Wissant is a seaside commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. Wikipedia

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-4 2./JG54 (Black 4+) Balkans 1941

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-4 2./JG54 (Black 6+) Balkans 1941


3. Staffel I. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 54 - 3./JG54

Messerschmitt Bf 109E 3.JG54 Yellow 7 France 1940

 
 IL-2 Sturmovik 'Cliff's of Dover' - COD game skins
COD game skin by CF Bf 109E1 2/.JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen France Aug 1940
COD game skin by CF Bf 109E1 2/.JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen France Aug 1940 NM
COD game skin by ES Bf 109E1 2/.JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen France Aug 1940
COD game skin by ES Bf 109E1 2/.JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen France Aug 1940 NC
COD game skin by ES Bf 109E1 2/.JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen France Aug 1940 NM
COD game skin by ES Bf 109E1 2/.JG54 Red 7 Helmut Ruschen France Aug 1940 SNM

 

Luftwaffe Badge

Luftwaffe pilot Fritz Hotzelmann

Units: 1./JG-54 (Channel)

Awards: Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109E-4 WNr 1096 '6' (lost )

Remarks: POW after being shot down by F/O Haines of RAF No. 19 Sqn. during a low level dogfight. He parachuted into captivity at Hardy Street, Maidstone-Kent.

Luftwaffe Badge

Luftwaffe pilot Helmut Ruschen

Units: 2/JG-54, 6/JG-51 (5/45)

Awards: EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109F-2 WNr 12803 (10% dam 6/30/41)

Remarks: His F-2 damaged by Soviet ground fire at Bobruisk; pilot OK. Magnus Report, victory count is approximate. Flugbuch (3/38 to 5/45).

 

 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/