Captured aircraft

A captured Bf 109 F-4 with the USAAF evaluation branch coded EB 100 USA ex9./JG3 (Yellow 9+I) WNr 7640 01-08

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 9./JG3 (Y9+I) Gefr. Adalbert Kuhn Werk Nr 7640 Tschugujew, Stalingrad May 1942

Profile: On 29th May 1942 Soviet forces captured two, fully operational Bf 109F-4's. Both pilots Uffz E Volkman and his 'Katchmarek' Gefr. Adalbert Kuhn of 9 staffel III. Gruppe JG3 who was flying 'Yellow 9 Werk Nr 7640' lost their orientation during a mission and landed near Chuguyev on the Soviet side. the aircraft was sent to NII VVs for research. The Americans asked Stalin for the aircraft as they had crashed one of theirs during tests. It was agreed and red Army Air commander Gen. A.A. Novikov ordered the head of the quartermaster's staff Gen N.N. Sokolov-Sokolenkov to send the aircraft. The US after receiving the aircraft repainted it and marked it EB-1 (Engineering Branch-1) or Evaluation Branch as it was better known and was again recoded to EB-100.

Book Reference: Captured Me 109's by Jacek Jackiewicz and Miroskaw Wawrzynski ISBN 978-83-924914-0-8

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 9./JG3 (Y12+I) Ernst Durkopp or Uffz E Volkman Tschugujew, Stalingrad May 1942

Profile: On 29th May 1942 Soviet forces captured two, fully operational Bf 109F-4's. Both pilots Uffz E Volkman and his 'Katchmarek' Gefr. Adalbert Kuhn of 9 staffel III. Gruppe JG3 who was flying 'Yellow 9 Werk Nr 7640' lost their orientation during a mission and landed near Chuguyev on the Soviet side. the aircraft was sent to NII VVs for research. The Americans asked Stalin for the aircraft as they had crashed one of theirs during tests. It was agreed and red Army Air commander Gen. A.A. Novikov ordered the head of the quartermaster's staff Gen N.N. Sokolov-Sokolenkov to send the aircraft. The US after receiving the aircraft repainted it and marked it EB-1 (Engineering Branch-1) or Evaluation Branch as it was better known and was again recoded to EB-100.

Book Reference: Captured Me 109's by Jacek Jackiewicz and Miroskaw Wawrzynski ISBN 978-83-924914-0-8

 
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 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/