Messerschmitt Bf 110 List

Nachtjagdgeschwader 2 Emblem Nachtjagdgeschwader 2 - NJG2

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot NJG2 Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn Wittgenstein Flugzeug Clasic Special 06 P84

Artwork Luftwaffe aircraft emblems or unit crest NJG2 01

Junkers Ju 88G1 NJG2 Koln Wahn Germany 1944 01

Messerschmitt Bf 110C Zerstorer Stab II./NJG2 (R4CC) 01

Messerschmitt Bf 110G4 Zerstorer 3./NJG2 (R4BL) Germany 1945 Revi 77 P37

Messerschmitt Bf 110G Zerstorer NJG2 Paul Semrau 01

Messerschmitt Bf 110C Zerstörer NJG2 pilot Paul Semrau 01

Photo 01: Oblt. Paul Semrau, seen here facing the camera and saluting members of his ground crew after returning from a night sortie later in the war, fIrst made a name for himself as a night fIghter with I./NJG2. With this unit he participated in long-range intruder operations to the British mainland in 1941, during which time he claimed to have destroyed a total of nine enemy aircraft.

Paul Semrau

Units: Destroyer pilot, Stfkpt 3./NJG-2 (6/41), Kdr III & II./NJG-2 (2/44), Kdr NJG-2 (11/44)

Awards: RK(10/7/42)-EL(4/17/45 Post.), DK-G(5/4/42), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp

Known Aircraft: Bf 110C-2, Ju 88G-1 '4R+AC' (4/44), Ju 88C-6 WNr 620562 (lost 2/8/45)

Remarks: KIA 7/8 February, 1945 when shot down by Spitfires during his landing approach at Twente airfield, near Enschede Holland. Remaining crew (dispositions not given): Ofw Hantusch and Ofw Behrens (Rosseels). WIA 12 July, 1941 during aerial combat, no further detail (Balss). One of the most successful long range night fighters. As a destroyer pilot, he destroyed 6 AC on the ground. His aerial victories were all at night. 5 victories in the Desert. His 1st and 2nd victories, both Blenheims at Feltwell on the night of 10-11 February, 1941. His 3rd, a Wellington 5 km S of Grantham on 7-8 May, 1941. His 4th, a Blenheim 5 km S of Grantham the night of 17-18 May, 1941. His 5th victory,a Halifax at Finningley on 12-13 June, 1941. Another of his many victories, a Lancaster in the Berlin District on 15 February, 1944. A Lancaster in the Würzburg-Nürnberg area on 31 March, 1944. Kdr V/NJG-6 in June, 1943. A '4 mot' 20 km S of Dreux on 11 June, 1944. Burial: Ysselsteyn, Block Q, Row 2, Grave 38. Photo

Asisbiz database list of 40 aerial victories for Paul Semrau

Date Pilot Name Unit Enemy A/C Type Height Time Location
Tuesday, February 11, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Blenheim   04:15 Feltwell
Tuesday, February 11, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Blenheim   04:20 Feltwell
Thursday, May 08, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Wellington   01:20 5km S Grantham
Sunday, May 18, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Blenheim   02:15 5km S Grantham
Friday, June 13, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Halifax   01:40 Finningley
Thursday, June 19, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Whitley   04:25 90km NE Great Yarmouth (2488)
Monday, July 07, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Blenheim   01:25 Wells-next-Sea
Friday, July 18, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Blenheim   02:50 Digby
Saturday, September 20, 1941 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Hampden   23:42 7km NE Upper Heyford
Tuesday, June 30, 1942 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Wellington   00:35 Based Catania/Sicilien
Tuesday, June 30, 1942 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Halifax   00:15 Based Catania/Sicilien
Friday, July 03, 1942 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Wellington   02:02 Based Catania/Sicilien
Sunday, July 05, 1942 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Wellington   02:10 Based Catania/Sicilien
Monday, July 06, 1942 Paul Semrau 3./NJG2 Wellington   01:55 Based Catania/Sicilien
Saturday, October 09, 1943 Paul Semrau Stab III./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 5900m 01:35 10km NNW Hannover
Saturday, January 29, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II.NJG2 Lancaster   - -
Sunday, January 30, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II.NJG2 B-17 Fortress   - -
Tuesday, February 15, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 Lancaster 6300m 20:58 90-100km vor Berlin
Wednesday, March 22, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 6000m 21:40 Raum Minden-Osnabruck
Friday, March 31, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 Lancaster 6000m 00:42 Raum Wuzburg-Nurnberg
Sunday, June 11, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 1400m 01:00 5-20km S Dreux
Sunday, June 11, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 2200m 01:20 15-30km NE Rambouillet
Thursday, June 15, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flgz. 2000m 01:24 RB 7 nordost Fecamp
Sunday, June 25, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 1800m 00:17 North of SC-RC (Dieppe)
Sunday, June 25, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 2000m 00:14 RB 369-RC (St Valery)
Thursday, June 29, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 2900m 01:00 04 Ost N/TG (Soissons)
Thursday, June 29, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 3800m 00:31 05 Ost N/SC (N Rouen)
Thursday, June 29, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 3000m 00:45 05 Ost N/TD (Etrepagny)
Thursday, June 29, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 3000m 00:45 05 Ost N/TD (Etrepagny)
Saturday, July 08, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flgz. 3400m 01:07 05 Ost S/AD
Saturday, July 08, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flgz. 3800m 01:12 05 Ost S/AD-BD-BE
Wednesday, July 19, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 3000m 01:10 AF (E Paris)
Tuesday, July 25, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 2100m 00:01 04 Ost N/DD (NW Orleans)
Tuesday, July 25, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 2300m 00:11 ED (Orleans)
Thursday, November 02, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 5300m 19:15 LO (Ruhrgebiet)
Thursday, November 02, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 4800m 19:21 W. Dusseldorf
Thursday, November 02, 1944 Paul Semrau Stab II./NJG2 4-mot. Flzg. 4800m 19:17 LO (Ruhrgebiet)
Saturday, January 06, 1945 Paul Semrau Stab NJG2 Halifax   - -
Saturday, January 06, 1945 Paul Semrau Stab NJG2 Halifax   - -
Saturday, January 06, 1945 Paul Semrau Stab NJG2 Halifax   - -
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    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
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  • 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/

    Web References: +

  • Wikipedia.org - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt

 

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