JG1 - Jagdgeschwader 1

II Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 1

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 5./JG1 (B7+) flown by Max Buchholz Holland Early 1942

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 6./JG1 (Yellow 1 and 7) Werk Nr. 8603 flown by Uffz Herbert Purz Holland 1942

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 6./JG1 (Yellow 1+) Werk Nr. 8603 flown by Uffz Herbert Purz who was later shot down over the North Sea 15 km W of Walcheren on the 8th May 1942. Uffz Herbert Purz was KIA his body washed ashore on 9 June at the beach near Ostend - Bredene on.

IV Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 1

Messerschmitt Bf 109F 12./JG1 Mochen-Gladbach, France 1942

Photo 01: Obgf. Schmaul, a member of 12./JG1's ground staff, sitting on the wing of a Bf 109F parked in a blast pen at Monchen-Gladbach during the Summer of 1942. The 'Devil in the Clouds' emblem of IV Gruppe, first introduced during 1942, is visible on the nose, while beneath the cockpit is the earlier Maltese Cross emblem, originally of III./JG1 but later taken over as the Geschwader emblem.

 
 IL-2 Sturmovik 'Cliff's of Dover' - COD game skins
IL2 game skin by CF Bf 109F4 5./JG1 (B1+) Max Buchholz Holland early 1942
IL2 game skin by CF Bf 109F4 5./JG1 (B7+) Max Buchholz Holland early 1942

 

Luftwaffe Badge

Erwin Grutz

Units:10/JG1

Awards:Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft:Bf 109F-4 WNr 7423 'White 6' (lost)

Remarks:KIA 4 July, 1942 by return fire from a Boston of RAF No. 226 Sq. who was raiding the Katwijk and Bergen airfields. He crashed at the Katwijk airfield as he was attempting to takeoff. He was the 1st loss of 10/JG-1. Buried Ysselsteyn, CL/1, Gr 25.

 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/