Stab Nahaufklärungsgruppe 4 - NAGr 4

Messerschmitt Bf 109G6 Stab NAG4 green ((=+- Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Werk Nr 15746 Russia 1943

Profiles and Photo Data: Messerschmitt Bf 109G6 NAG4 green double Cheron and double horizontal bars Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler is about to show the German tank General Veiel the Bf 109G6 fighter-recce cockpit during the Generals visit summer 1943. Gruppenkommandeur Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler was later KIA on Jan 6th 1944 while flying an identically marked Bf 109G6 Werknr 15856 in the Smolensk area.
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Friedrich Wilhelm Kahler

Units: Stab/NAGr-12, Stab/NAGr-4 (10/43 S.U.)

Awards: DK-G(12/26/43), EK 1 & 2, Observer Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Fw 189A

Remarks: KIA 6 January, 1944 (Magnus). His first known victory, a LaGG-3 on 11 October, 1943. A 2nd, a LaGG-3 on 12 October, 1943. Nos. 3 & 4, both Il-2's in the Pankovo-Notnoye areas on 21 October, 1943. A 5th, a U-2 WSW of Nova-Strychchina on 6 November, 1943. A 6th, a LaGG-3 E of Borok on 15 December, 1943. A 7th, an La-5 on 5 January, 1944.

Asisbiz database list of 7 aerial victories for Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler

Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler was KIA on Jan 6th 1944 Smolensk area.

No Date Time A/c Type Unit Location Comments
Monday, October 11, 1943 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Stab /NAG4 LaGG-3 2000m 15:15 15 34
Tuesday, October 12, 1943 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Stab /NAG4 LaGG-3 2000m 15:45 15 39
Thursday, October 21, 1943 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Stab /NAG4 Ilyushin Il-2
Илью́шин Ил-2
700m 14:32 (15 422) SE Notnoye
Thursday, October 21, 1943 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Stab /NAG4 Ilyushin Il-2
Илью́шин Ил-2
300m 14:23 (15 477) W Pankovo
Saturday, November 06, 1943 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Stab /NAG4 U-2 30m 14:00 WSW Nova-Strychchina
Wednesday, December 15, 1943 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler Stab /NAG4 LaGG-3 300m 13:32 E vorf Borok
Wednesday, January 05, 1944 Friedrich-Wilhelm Kahler 4./NAG4 La-5 1800m 11:39 15421

 

 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/