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Messerschmitt Bf 110C Zerstorer Stab II./NJG2 (R4+CC) 01
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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.

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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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