I. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 52 - I./JG52

2. Staffel I. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 52 - 2./JG52

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 2.JG52 (Black 1+) Georg Schwientek Pitomnik airfield Russia July 1942

Messerschmitt Bf 109F-2 2./JG52 (Red 1+) Robert Gobel Ponyatovka, Russia Oct 1941

Photo 01: On 27 September 1941, I./JG52 left its bases on the Dutch coast and set out for Ponyatovka to join the rest of the Geschwader in Russia. Here, in October, a number of the Gruppe's Bf 109F-2s undergo final armament checks, 'Black 1 or Red 1' being possibly the aircraft flown by the Staffelkapitan of 2./JG52, Oblt. Robert Gobel.

Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4 2./JG52 (Black 1+) unknown pilot Russia 1941-42

Photo 01: On 27 September 1941, I./JG52 left its bases on the Dutch coast and set out for Ponyatovka to join the rest of the Geschwader in Russia. Here, in October, a number of the Gruppe's Bf 109F-2s undergo final armament checks, 'Black 1 or Red 1' being possibly the aircraft flown by the Staffelkapitan of 2./JG52, Oblt. Robert Gobel.

 
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Robert Göbel

Units: 2./JG-52

Awards: EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109E & F

Remarks: His first known victory, a Hurricane S of London on 31 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Hurricane at Maidstone on 7 September, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane over the Thames Estuary on 15 September, 1940. His first known Soviet, an I-16 Rata near Vetrovka on 29 May, 1942.

Asisbiz Database list of 4 aerial victories for Robert Göbel.

Date Pilot Name Unit EA Type Height Time Location
Saturday, August 31, 1940 Robert Gobel 2./JG52 3500m 13.50 Sudrand London
Saturday, September 7, 1940 Robert Gobel 2./JG52 4000m 18.05-10 Maidstone
Sunday, September 15, 1940 Robert Gobel 2./JG52 4000m 15.35 Thames Estuary
Friday, May 29, 1942 Robert Gobel 2./JG52 I-16 Rata 800m 08.05 4km Vetrovka

Luftwaffe Badge

Georg Schwientek

Units: 2./JG-52 (S.U.)

Awards: DK-G(3/6/44), EP, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge(8/3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109F-4 'Black 1' (7/42 Pitomnik), Bf 109G-6 WNr 15849 'Black 11' (lost 8/3/43)

Remarks: WIA 3 August, 1943 during aerial combat at Kuteinikowo with a Soviet Il-2. 300+ combat missions. His first known victory, a LaGG-3 on 12 July, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 5 September, 1942. An Il-2 on 9 October, 1942. An Il-2 on 11 October, 1942. A LaGG-3 on 28 October, 1942. Two Il-2's and an La-5 on 26 December, 1942. A Boston on 24 February, 1943. A Yak-1 on 16 March, 1943. Two LaGG-5's and two Il-2's on 28 March, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 17 April, 1943. Two Il-2's on 11 June, 1943. A MiG-1 and an Il-2(m.H.) on 14 June, 1943. Two Il-2's (m.H.) on 16 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 9 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 16 July, 1943. A Yak-1 on 19 July, 1943. Two Yak-1's on 22 July, 1943. Two Il-2's (m.H.) on 3 August, 1943.

Asisbiz database list of 28 aerial victories for Georg Schwientek

Date Pilot Name Unit EA Type Height Time Location
Sunday, July 12, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 LaGG-3 4500m 18:47 09 742
Saturday, September 5, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 5m 16:23 46 613
Friday, October 9, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 200m 12:56 49 132
Sunday, October 11, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 50m 06:45 49 153
Wednesday, October 28, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 LaGG-3 2500m 13:25 69 573
Saturday, December 26, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 300m 07:18 9158
Saturday, December 26, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 300m 07:30 NT-6 d1
Saturday, December 26, 1942 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 La-5 1200m 13:20 NH-8 a4
Wednesday, February 24, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 A-20 Boston 200m 16:45 50 151
Tuesday, March 16, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Yak-1 3000m 15:25 61 348
Sunday, March 28, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 15m 13:36 61 424
Sunday, March 28, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 LaGG-5 3500m 10:13 71 833
Sunday, March 28, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 LaGG-5 700m 10:24 81 743
Sunday, March 28, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 30m 13:35 61 453
Saturday, April 17, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 LaGG-3 300m 09:14 75 424
Friday, June 11, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 50m 10:02 76 821
Friday, June 11, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik 200m 10:04 76 823
Monday, June 14, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 MiG-1 50m 06:13 86 543
Monday, June 14, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 100m 06:22 76 823
Wednesday, June 16, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 300m 08:56 75 424
Wednesday, June 16, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 200m 09:05 75 424
Friday, July 9, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 LaGG-3 2300m 13:44 61 212
Friday, July 16, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Yak-1 4000m 16:21 61 223
Monday, July 19, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Yak-1 3500m 06:26 98 141
Thursday, July 22, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Yak-1 3700m 09:06 88 262
Thursday, July 22, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Yak-1 2000m 09:21 88 261
Tuesday, August 3, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 800m 17:08 88 291
Tuesday, August 3, 1943 Georg Schwientek 2./JG52 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 150m 11:16 89 851

 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/