Jagdgeschwader 2 'Richthofen' - JG2

Luftwaffe aircrew pilot Kurt Goltzsch of 4./JG2 with his Messerschmitt Bf 109 G6

5 Staffel II. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 2 'Richthofen' - 5./JG2

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10 5./JG2 Blue 4 and Bar (Blue 4+-) Langensalza, Erfurt Germany 1945

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 5./JG2 Red 12+- Heinz Hünig WNr 27083 DP+JC Juvincourt France 1943

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 5./JG2 (B7+ ) Paul Mungersdorff shot downd by a Spitfire on 12th Aug 1943 pilot okay

Bf.109G-6/R-6 Unit: 5./JG 2 Serial: 7+- Pilot - Leutnant Paul Mungersdorff. August 1943. This aircraft was shot down by Spitfire on August 12th, 1943, pilot survived.

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Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6/R6 5./JG2 (B12+-) Heinz Hünig WNr 27083 Poix France Oct 2nd 1943

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III Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 2 'Richthofen' - JG2

Messerschmitt Bf 109G6 III./JG2 (White 1+) France 1944

11 Staffel IV Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 2 'Richthofen' - 11.(Hohen)/JG2

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-1 11.(Hohen)/JG2 (White 11+) Julius Meimberg Werk Nr 14063 Poix France 6th Sep 1942

Messerschmitt Bf 109G1 11./JG2 White 11 Julius Meimberg WNr 14063 France summer 1942

Messerschmitt Bf 109G1 11./JG2 White 11 Julius Meimberg WNr 14063 Poix France Nov 1942

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12. Staffel IV. Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 2 - 12./JG2

Messerschmitt Bf 109G6 12./JG2 (Blue 17+-) test firing 21cm rockets Beaumontle Roger France 1943

Profiles and Photo Data: Bf 109G6 12./JG2 (Blue 17+-) jacked up ready to test fire the 21cm wing rockets Beaumontle Roger France 1943

Ergänzungs-Nachtjagdgruppe (einmot.) - EJG2

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6/AS 2./Erganzungsjagdgeschwader 2 2./EJG2 Manfred Deiterle Blue 5 Hagenow Germany 1944-1945

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Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-14 19./EJG 2 Yellow 25+I WNr 464534 Pilsen airfield May 1945

 
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Kurt Goltzsch

Units: 8./JG-2 (8/40), 7./JG-2 (9/40-5/42), 4./JG-2 (5/42), 9./JG-2, Stfkpt 5./JG-2 (Tunisia & France)

Awards: RK(2/5/44), DK-G(8/2/43), EP(4/12/43), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109F-3 'White 8+I' & Fw 190A-2 (or A-3) WNr 5293 'Wh 8' w 7/JG-2, 'Yellow w 9/JG-2, Bf 109G-6 WNr 20209 (lost 9/4/43)

Remarks: Severely wounded in action in his G-6, Werk # 20209, 4 September, 1944 during aerial combat with Spitfires at Monchy-les-Preuxl. He made a forced landing injuring his spine, and leading to sectional paralysis. He died of his wounds in a Leipzig hospital, 26 September, 1943. 130 missions, all victories in the Channel area in the West, including 14 in N. Africa. His first victory, a Hurricane at Bournemouth on 11 August, 1940. His 2nd, a Spitfire over England on 7 September, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire over England on 14 September, 1940. The Fw 190A-2 was thought to be Werk # '333'. The 'Yellow 8' in 9 Staffel is most likely an Fw 190 also. He was nicknamed 'Alter Hase' or 'Old Hare', and has often been referred to as one of the backbone NCO pilots.

Asisbiz database list of aerial victories for Kurt Goltzsch

Date Name Unit A/c Type Height Time Location - Comments
11 August 1940 Kurt Goltzsch 8./JG2 Hurricane   11:48 Bournemouth
07 September 1940 Kurt Goltzsch 8./JG2 Spitfire   18:26  
14 September 1940 Kurt Goltzsch 8./JG2 Spitfire   10:05  
31 May 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire   19:40  
05 August 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire   - N. Cherbourg
06 August 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire   18:55  
19 August 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire   13:26  
19 August 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire   08:11  
06 September 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Stirling   18:50 Raum Albert
06 November 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 6000m 12:43 West of 1055
12 November 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 B-26 Marauder 200-300m 16:17 1km SE Les Pieux
25 November 1942 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 4500m 14:35 15km SE Gela
02 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-39 Aircobra Low Level 08:18 10km W Kairouan
02 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-39 Aircobra Low Level 08:15 20km NW Kairouan
03 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire Low Level 09:10 S Djebel Quneltia
03 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire Low Level 09:01 25km W Kairouan
04 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 2000m 16:14 SW Ousseltia
09 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-40 Warhawk 200-300m 13:55 S Djebel El Riuana
09 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-38 Lightning 5000-6000m 14:42 5km SE Djebel Barbrau
09 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-40 Warhawk Low Level 13:52 S Djebel Bou Gaboursi
14 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 1000m 11:14 NW Sidi bou Zid
14 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 2500m 11:06 SW Djebel Haura
15 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-38 Lightning 6000m 15:09 N Sbeitla
15 February 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 P-38 Lightning 3500m 15:22 NNE Djebel Vratza
15 May 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 4500m 17:24 S Eu (15km S Le Treport)
17 May 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 4./JG2 Spitfire 5000m 12:52 4072/15 West
26 June 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 P-47 Thunderbolt 5550m 19:03 QC 2 (15km NW Cayeux)
26 June 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 B-17 Fortress 6500m 19:01 East of Dieppe
04 July 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire 4500m 17:37 Villers-Bocage
04 July 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire 8000m 13:20 0034/05 Ost
14 July 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire 500m 09:10 0061/05 Ost
18 July 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire 1000m 18:38 15km W Abbeville
30 July 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 B-17 Fortress 6000m 09:20 Huissen-Augere (S Arnhem)
30 July 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Typhoon 1000m 15:56 S Cayeux-sur-Mer
15 August 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 B-17 Fortress 6000-2000m 20:59 2275/05 Ost
17 August 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 B-17 Fortress 7000-4000m 17:25 SW Maastricht
19 August 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire 4000-5000m 12:55 1156/05 Ost
31 August 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire 1500m 08:20 South of Avion (S Lens)
02 September 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Spitfire Low Level 20:12 05 Ost S/1136
03 September 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 B-17 Fortress 7500m 09:45 Claye-Souilly (E Paris)
04 September 1943 Kurt Goltzsch 5./JG2 Dogfight     Dogfight Monchy-les-Preux

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Heinz Hünig

Units: 5/JG-2 (Channel)

Awards: Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109G-6/R6 WNr 27083 'Red 12+-' (lost 10/2/43)

Remarks: KIA 2 October, 1943, cause and location not reported.

No reported aerial victories for Heinz Hünig

Knights Cross

Julius 'Jule' Meimberg

Units: 4/JG-2, Stfkpt 3/JG-2 (7/41), Stafkpt 11/JG-2 (6/42 Tunisia), Kdr II/JG-53 (12/44), Kdr III/JG-53

Awards: RK(10/24/44), DK-G(10/29/42), EP(7/30/41), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 109E-7 WNr 7671 'Yellow 1' (lost in 3/JG-2 at Breles Fr., 7/24/41), Bf 109G-1 WNr 14063 'White 11' (25% dam 11/4/42) in 11/JG-2, Bf 109G-4/Trop (lost 2/1/43 combat with a B-17), Bf 109G-14 (lost 12/44)

Remarks: 1 bomber. All victories in the West. 250+ combat missions. His first known victory, a Hurricane at Tournai on 19 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Curtis at Epernay on 3 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Spitfire at Ashford on 4 September, 1940. His 4th & 5th, both Hurricanes at Ashford on 6 September, 1940. His 10th, a Spitfire near Hazebrouck on 3 July, 1941. Crashed with wounds at Breles in his E-7, 12 km northwest of St. Renen after aerial combat 24 July, 1941, while Stfkpt in 3/JG-2. 'White 11' was damaged in a minor crash at Beaumont le Roger on 4 November, 1942. His 35th victory, a B-17 at Wittenberg on 29 May, 1944. His 40th, a Typhoon at Barentin-Rouen on 25 August, 1944. His 45th, a P-47 SW of Strasbourg on 20 October, 1944. Victories 48, 49 & 50, all P-47's in the Ardennes sector on 26 December, 1944, just before being shot down himself. Shot down 26 December, 1944 in G-14 Werk # 166297 'Yellow 1', and bailed out over Schaichhof, after engaging American fighters over Stuttgart. He missed the Bodenplatte Operation since he was hospitalized after the Operation of 26 December. A P-51 on 16 March, 1945. His 52nd, a P-47 on 10 April, 1945. His 53rd, and last victory, a Spitfire on 13 April, 1945. Survived the war. Photo

Asisbiz database list of aerial 59 victories for Julius Meimberg

Date Name Unit A/c Type Height Time Location - Comments
Sunday, May 19, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Hurricane   12:20 North of Tournai
Monday, June 03, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Hawk-75A   14:50 Epernay
Wednesday, September 04, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Spitfire   14:05 South Angeterre
Friday, September 06, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Spitfire   10:00 Ashford
Friday, September 06, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Spitfire   10:15 Ashford
Thursday, October 10, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Hurricane   13:50 Portland
Thursday, November 07, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Hurricane   15:30 South Isle of Wight
Thursday, November 28, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Spitfire   17:20 sudw Isle of Wight
Friday, November 29, 1940 Julius Meimberg 4./JG2 Blenheim   16:35 Kanal
Thursday, July 03, 1941 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire   15:39 Hazebrouck
Thursday, July 17, 1941 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire   16:17 North Etaples
Thursday, July 24, 1941 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Hampden 3000m 14:24 WSW Ploudalmezeau
Thursday, July 24, 1941 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Wellington   15:00 Brest
Thursday, July 24, 1941 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Hampden   14:45 Plouguerneau
Sunday, May 17, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire 4500m 10:27 30km NW Dieppe
Tuesday, May 19, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire   15:22 Calais-Ramsgate
Sunday, May 31, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire   19:29 St Valery
Friday, June 19, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire 800m 21:01 (off Selsey v 129Sqn)
Friday, June 19, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire 800m 20:58 (off Selsey v 129Sqn)
Saturday, July 11, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire   18:25 Le Havre
Tuesday, July 28, 1942 Julius Meimberg 3./JG2 Spitfire 20m 21:15 15km SW Brighton
Wednesday, August 19, 1942 Julius Meimberg 11./JG2 Spitfire     Dieppe
Wednesday, August 19, 1942 Julius Meimberg 11./JG2 Spitfire     Dieppe
Thursday, August 20, 1942 Julius Meimberg 11./JG2 Spitfire   13:59 off Dieppe No 91Sqn
Saturday, September 05, 1942 Julius Meimberg 11./JG2 Spitfire   12:20 North of Tournai
Friday, December 04, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Bisley   15:53 Mateur
Friday, December 04, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Bisley   15:50 Mateur
Friday, December 04, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Bisley   16:00 Mateur
Saturday, December 05, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Spitfire 5m 11:03 10km S Mateur
Saturday, December 05, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Spitfire 100m 09:08 1km E Mateur
Saturday, December 05, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Spitfire 300m 09:12 2km SE Mateur
Sunday, December 06, 1942 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Spitfire 500m 10:15 20km S Tebourba
Sunday, January 31, 1943 Julius Meimberg 6./JG53 P-38 Lightning 500m 13:14 20km W Djedeida
Monday, February 01, 1943 Julius Meimberg 6./JG53 B-17 Fortress 6000m 13:25 10km NW Pont du Fahs
Thursday, December 09, 1943 Julius Meimberg Stab JG53 P-51 Mustang 5m 11:27 NW Valmontone
Monday, May 08, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 B-24 Liberator   10:05 GA-36 (15km N Braunschweig)
Saturday, May 27, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-51 Mustang 5m 12:15 Nancy
Monday, May 29, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 B-17 Fortress 7000m 12:15 Wittenberge
Tuesday, May 30, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 B-17 Fortress   11:15 Dessau
Saturday, June 17, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-38 Lightning 6500m 19:31 TR-9 (La Haye-du-Puits)
Wednesday, July 05, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt 1500m 10:53 04 Ost N/AC-8 (Nonancourt)
Wednesday, July 05, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt 4000m 10:49 04 Ost N/BD (Rambouillet)
Wednesday, August 23, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt 500m 09:30 Mantes-la-Jolie
Friday, August 25, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Typhoon 500m 19:25 SB-87 (Barentin/Rouen)
Sunday, September 24, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 C-47 Dakota 1800m 12:40 SR-7 (Kusel)
Friday, September 29, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt     Edenkoben
Sunday, October 08, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt     Worms
Friday, October 13, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt      
Friday, October 20, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt 3000m 10:48 CP-6 (SW Strasbourg)
Saturday, October 28, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt 5000m 11:05 UR-1 (Landau) Lachen-Speyerdorf
Friday, November 17, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-51 Mustang 1000m 15:30 UR-4 (Linkenheim)
Saturday, November 18, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt     Karlsruhe
Saturday, December 16, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt 1500m 11:39 UR-5 (Herxheim Krs Karlsruhe) Hagenau
Tuesday, December 26, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt     South Stuttgart
Tuesday, December 26, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt     South Stuttgart
Tuesday, December 26, 1944 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt     South Stuttgart
Friday, March 16, 1945 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-51 Mustang     Hunsruck
Tuesday, April 10, 1945 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 P-47 Thunderbolt   09:00 Crailsheim
Friday, April 13, 1945 Julius Meimberg Stab II./JG53 Spitfire   18:06 Biberach

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Manfred Dieterle

Units: I./JG-300, Stfkpt 2./JG-300 (7/44), Stfkpt 3./JG-300

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

Known Aircraft: Bf 109G (Tire Damaged on takeoff 7/7/44), Bf 109G-6 'Red 1' in Stf, Bf 109G6/R6 'Yel & 4' in Stf, Bf 109G-14/AS (lost 9/28/44)

Remarks: Opposed the 6 March, 1944 Berlin Raid. Damaged by bomber return fire, he made a successful wheels down landing at base. His 8th & 9th victories scored same day, both B-17's, no locations. A 10th, a B-24 SW of Tulln on 26 June, 1944. Damaged a G-6 at Halberstadt on 7 July, 1944, he was injured during takeoff (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, this date, a B-24 N of Halberstadt. A 12th, a B-24 (HSS) 40 km NE of Linz on 25 July, 1944. A B-17 (HSS) SW of Eisenach on 13 September, 1944. Lost a G-14/AS on 28 September, 1944 at Halberstadt, when he was wounded during combat; bailed safely (JG-300 Loss List). Magnus Report, 10 victories.

List of 9 aerial victories for Manfred Dieterle

Date Name Unit A/c Type Height Time Location - Comments
20-Jan-44 Manfred Dieterle 3./JG300 Halifax   19.48  
20-Jan-44 Manfred Dieterle 3./JG300 Halifax   19.32  
21-Jan-44 Manfred Dieterle 3./JG300 Lancaster   23.24  
06-Mar-44 Manfred Dieterle Stab I./JG300 B-17 Fortress      
06-Mar-44 Manfred Dieterle Stab I./JG300 B-17 Fortress      
26-Jun-44 Manfred Dieterle 2./JG300 B-24 Liberator 6000m 09.45 SW Tulln
07-Jul-44 Manfred Dieterle 2./JG300 B-24 Liberator 6500m 09.45 N Halberstadt
25-Jul-44 Manfred Dieterle 2./JG300 B-24 Liberator Hss 6500m 11.10 BK-CK (40km NE Linz)
13-Sep-44 Manfred Dieterle 2./JG300 B-17 Fortress Hss 7200m 12.13-23 SW Eisenach

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 Some of the most widely used Book References:

  • Fledgling Eagles: Luftwaffe Training Aircraft 1933-1945 (Classic Colours) by Barry Ketley ISBN-13: 978-1906537050 ISBN-10: 1906537054
  • Jagdwaffe: The Mediterranean 1942-1943, Vol. 4 (Luftwaffe Colours) First Edition by Jean-louis Roba (Author), Martin Pegg (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1903223352 ISBN-10: 1903223350
  • Jagdwaffe: The Mediterranean 1943-1945- Volume 4, Section 4 (Luftwaffe Colours) by Jean-Louis Roba (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1903223376 ISBN-10: 1903223377
  • Jadgwaffe: The War in Russia January - October 1942 (Luftwaffe Colours, Vol. 3, Section 4) by Erik Mombeek (Author), Christer Bergström (Author), Martin Pegg (Contributor) ISBN-13: 978-1903223239 ISBN-10: 1903223237
  • Jagdwaffe: Barbarossa, June-December 1941 (Luftwaffe Colours, Vol. 3, Section 2) by Eric Mombeek (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1903223215 ISBN-10: 1903223210
  • Messershcmitt Bf 109s Over the Mediterranean. Part 1 (Mini Topcolors) Paperback – June, 2013 by Maciej Goralczyk (Author), Arkadiusz Wrobel (Author)
  • BF 109 G/K: v. 2 (Monographs) Paperback – December 15, 2009 by Krzysztof Janowicz (Author)
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109F (Top Colors Series KG15019) Paperback – March, 2011 by Maciej Góralczyk (Author)
  • Luftwaffe Over Sevastopol (Air Battles) Paperback – January, 2010 by Marek Murawski (Author)
  • Luftwaffe over the Far North Part 1 (Minitopcolors) Paperback – February, 2013 by Maciej Góralczyk (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/