Aircrew Luftwaffe pilots 1./JGr Ost Edwin Thiel Biarritz 1943

Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2 JGr Ost White 1 Krakow Poland Barbarossa 1941

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Edwin Thiel

Units: Stab I./JG-51 (10/41), Stfkpt 2./JG-51 (6/42), Stfkpt ERG Ost (7/43 Instr), StabsStaffel./JG-51 (5/44)

Awards: RK(4/16/43), DK-G(9/21/42), EP(6/15/42), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109F & G, Fw 190A-3 & A-4, Fw 190A-8 WNr 170943 (lost 7/14/44)

Remarks: KIA 14 July, 1944, shot down by Russian AA fire near Kobryn, east of Brest-Litovsk while strafing Soviet columns in his Fw 190A-8. He managed to bail, but was killed when he was too low for his chute to deploy properly. All victories in the East. His first known Soviet victory, a Pe-2 1 km W of Dobanno on 6 July, 1942. Two Soviet P-40's over Volokolansk on 29 October, 1942. A P-40 and four Il-2's in the Ratbosh area on 4 December, 1942. Four Pe-2's on 23 February, 1943. Three Il-2's, a Pe-2 and a LaGG-5 on 24 February, 1943. A Yak-7 on 8 June, 1943. Two Il-2's on 10 June, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 6 July, 1943. A Yak-1, two Il-2's and a LaGG-5 on 11 July, 1943. A LaGG-5 and a Yak-1 on 12 July, 1943. Two Il-2's on 13 July, 1943. Five Il-2's (m.H.) on 23 June, 1944. Two Pe-2's on 25 June, 1944. 300+ combat missions. Bowers/Lednicer, 76 victories.

Asisbiz database list of 37 aerial victories out of 76 for Edwin Thiel

Date Pilot Name Unit Enemy A/C Type Height Time Location
Monday, July 6, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Pe-2 1500m 14:24 1km W Dobanno
Thursday, October 29, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 P-40 Warhawk 2800m 13:42 uber Volokolansk
Thursday, October 29, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 P-40 Warhawk 2800m 13:44 bei Volokolansk
Friday, December 4, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 P-40 Kittyhawk   11:47 Un-readable Locations
Friday, December 4, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik   11:53 Un-readable Locations
Friday, December 4, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik   11:56 Un-readable Locations
Friday, December 4, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik   11:58 Un-readable Locations
Friday, December 4, 1942 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik Low Level 12:05 3km SW Ratbosh
Tuesday, February 23, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Pe-2 1800m 10:39 44 294
Tuesday, February 23, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 P-2 1500m 10:45 44 264
Tuesday, February 23, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Pe-2 1500m 10:41 44 264
Tuesday, February 23, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Pe-2 6-800m 10:46 54 142
Wednesday, February 24, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik Low Level 10:40 44 223
Wednesday, February 24, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Pe-2 400m 10:48 44 233
Wednesday, February 24, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 LaGG-5 200m 13:41 64 612
Wednesday, February 24, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 100m 13:46 64 671
Wednesday, February 24, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 50m 13:50 64 621
Tuesday, June 8, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Yak-7 200-300m 08:53 63 394
Thursday, June 10, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik Low Level 19:23 44 473
Thursday, June 10, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 100-150m 19:20 44 562
Tuesday, July 6, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 LaGG-3 2000m 19:47 63 584
Sunday, July 11, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Yak-1 7000-800m 16:32 64 883
Sunday, July 11, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 700-800m 16:33 64 891
Sunday, July 11, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 150m 16:35 64 852
Sunday, July 11, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 LaGG-5 2000m 17:24 63 471
Monday, July 12, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Yak-1 400m 08:54 63 231
Monday, July 12, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 LaGG-5 2300m 08:45 64 891
Tuesday, July 13, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 800m 13:45 63 221
Tuesday, July 13, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Yak-1 800m 13:42 63 225
Tuesday, July 13, 1943 Edwin Thiel 2./JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik 400m 13:43 63 254
Friday, June 23, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. Low Level 10:48 96 658
Friday, June 23, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 200m 10:50 96 655
Friday, June 23, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 200m 10:53 96 652
Friday, June 23, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 50m 14:12 97 676
Friday, June 23, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 400m 14:18 96 813
Sunday, June 25, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Pe-2 2000m 09:38 05 565
Sunday, June 25, 1944 Edwin Thiel Stab JG51 Pe-2 2000m 09:35 05 559

 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/