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Name Rank D.O.B. Birth Place Victories Units Aircraft Awards Additional Information
Aaltonen, Lasse Erik Offz Cand Finland 13 2/LeLv-26 (12/39), 3/HLeLv-34 D.XXI "FR-105" (12/39) B-239, Fiat G.50 "FA-33" & "FA-35" (6/41), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp FR-105 was also flown by Onni Paronen, who also scored victories in this AC during the Winter War. 300 combat missions. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer 12.67 victories. Magnus, 8.5 victories.
Abrams, Teodors Lt Latvia Luftwaffe Recon Unit, NSGr-12 (Latvian) (3/44 S.U.) Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Night Fighter Operational Clasp The most combat-experienced Latvian pilot in WWII. He was recommended for the DK-G in October, 1944, but never received it due to the disbanding of the Latvian flying formations. Pictured with Latvian volunteers Mencis and Klints in the Neulen book.
Acinger, Vilim Hptm Croatia (of German descent) JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109E in 4 Grp, Bf 109G-2 & G6 EK 2, Fighter Operational . Shot in May 1945 attempting to escape from the Zagreb prison camp before he was to be executed by Tito's partisans (Neulen). Completed flight training in Germany, arriving at the Russian Front in December, 1941, In the Spring of 1942, he returned to Croatia due to illness. Some sources credit him with 9 victories, others with as many as 16. In reality, he only scored one unconfirmed victory in such a short tour (Savic and Ciglic-Osprey).
Acqua, Ezio Offz Cand Italy 4 359a, 22o Gruppo Atonnomo (Capodichino 8/43) MC.202 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Notable success against American bombers while defending Italy. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Agarici, Horia Lt Romania 3 Escaudrilla 53 Hurricane, IAR 80 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, and the first of the Romamian offensive, three Soviet bombers on 3 July, 1941. Neulen
Aggerbol, Alf Lt 9/24/1917 Denmark Danish Army pilot who volunteered for the Finnish Air Force. Neulen
Ahokas, Leo Fw Finland 12 LeLv-34, LeLv-24, 3/HLeLv-24 (7/44 Lappeenranta) B-239, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 12 victories.
Ahola, L. Hptm Finland 1 Kdr 2/LeLv-24 (6/41 Sel B-239 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, a Soviet SB-2 bomber of 41.SBAP on 1 December, 1939. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Ahtiainen, E. Maj Finland Kdr PLeLv-48(3/44) Ju 88A-4 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Aichner, Martino Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.84 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp
Ala-Panula, V. Finland 1 Fighter unit, Russia 1941-1944 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 over Vellivaara on 9 August, 1944. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Alak Estonia Aufkl.Gr-127('43), NSGr-11 (Estonian) ('44) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131 EK 1 & 2, Observer or Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Alakoski, Klaus Jalmari "Santtu" Fw Finland 26 3/LeLv-26 (Kilpasilta 11/42), LeLv-34, 3/HLeLv-34 (6/44) Fiat G.50 (MM 4736) "FA-15" "Yellow 5" (11/42), B-239, Bf 109G6/R6 "MT-445" (6/44) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Alapuro, Sakari Oblt Finland 5 LeLv-32 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey Shotdown four Observation balloons (Magnus).
Alcocer, Luis Oblt Spain 15(Span)/JG-27 Bf 109E-7 Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze KIC on 2 October, 1941 when his E-7 overturned during an emergency landing, after his first operational sortie. Neulen
Aldecoa, Vicente Lt Spain 7 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Alessandrini, Aldo LtCol Italy Kdr 2 Gruppo C.T. (repl Vizzoto) (7/44 Cascina Vaga) MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-6/R6 (5/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Alho, Martti Aslak Ofw Finland 15 4/LeLv-24 (1/40, 7/41 Rantasalmi, 8/41 Immola) D.XXI (1/40), B-239 "BW-383" "Black 7" (7/41), F2A Buffalo EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Alitalo, A. Finland Fighter unit, 1941-1944 MS 405 Morane Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Allende-Isasi, Javier Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 18 July, 1942 (OKL).
Alos, Antonio Hptm Spain 5 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 9 March, 1943 (OKL). Neulen
Alvarez, Jose Llaca Hptm Spain 4 15(Span)/JG-51(8/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ambrosio, Giovanni Oblt Italy 1 378a, 155o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (7/42 Malta) MC.202 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Spitfire over Malta on 10 July, 1942. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Ambrus, Jan LtCol Slovakia Kdr Slovak Air Force, SVZ (3/39) Avia B-534
Ammannato, Aramis Hptm Italy 1 235 Sq, 41o, 59o Stormo (7/43 Milan/Treviso) Do 217J-1 EK 1 & 2, Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Andrei, Mihai Romania Fighter unit Potez 63 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Aneliin, Harri Hptm Estonia 3/SAGr-127 (Sea Aufklar Group, Naval Reconnaissance Sq.) Ar 95A-5 Werk # 2350 "6R + BL" (biplane w/pontoons interned in Sweden) Observer Operational Clasp
Angelucci, Ramiro Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (11/42 Sardinia, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.79 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp
Annoni, Emanuele Hptm Italy 9 Kdr 96a, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (Comiso 10/41, Fuka 9/42) MC.202 III (MM7742) "Red 8" (10/41), MC.202 III (MM7821) "Red 10" (9/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Antic, Andjelko Lt Croatia JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/42 to Lovo2/43) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14824 "White 10" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
Arango-Lopez, Jose Damaso Oblt Spain 9 15(Span)/JG-51 (7/43 S.U.) Bf 109F & G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Arenas, Andres Asensi Alvarez Hptm 5/21/1912 Murcia, Spain 3 Escaudrilla Azul, 15(Span)/JG-51(12/42 Orel S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12708 "Black 15" (lost 12/1/42?) Fighter Operational Clasp POW 25 October, 1942 after suffering engine trouble during combat with an La-5 and force landing at Troitzkoje (Prien). The Bf 109 Loss List states that Asensi made an emergency landing at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 6453, due to engine damage, and listed him as MIA on 1 December, 1942 (after the 10/25/42 as reported by Prien).
Armfelt, Gustav Mauritz OffCand Sweden Flygflottilj 19 (F-19) 1/40 Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp A Swedish volunteer serving with the Finnish Air Force. Neulen
Arrabito, G. Maj Italy Kdr 1 Gruppo C.T. (7/44 Reggio Emilia) Fiat G.55 Fighter Operational Clasp Arrabito was replaced by Visconti on 26 July, 1944. Neulen
Asensi, Andreas Hptm Spain 3a Escuadrilla Azul (attached to JG-51 in the S.U. 11/42) Bf 109F, Fw 190A-3 Fighter Operational Clasp See Arenas, above! Name confusion. Same person.
Atanassov, Kristyo A. Oblt Bulgaria 1 Kdr Ftr School, Kdr 682 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regt (10/41 Baltchik) Bf 109E-7, Bf 109F & G, Avia B.35 & B.135 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Avdic, Zdenko Lt 8/13/1922 Omis, Croatia 10 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 Nikolayev S.U.) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 & G-4, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 18497 "White 13" (dam 11/21/43) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp His G-6 was damaged on 21 November, 1943 in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 66592, cause not reported, pilot OK (Bf 109 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Avdiz, Zwenko.
Avikainen, Onni Ilmari Uffz Finland 6 LeLv-24, LeLv-6, LeLv-30 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Azakonyi, Istvan Oblt Hungary 4/III Bomber Group (6/41 Operation Barbarossa) Ca 135 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Aznares, Jose Ripolles Oblt Spain 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F-2 (dam. 6/18/42) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp WIC 18 June, 1942, an accident at Vilnius, no further detail.
Azqueta-Brunet, Luis Oblt Spain 6 15(Span)/JG-51(2/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bajdak, Leonid Col Russia Kdr 1st Air Regiment (3/45 Eger, Cz.) Do 17K Hi-ranking Pro-Axis senior officer of the 3rd Combined Aviation Brigade, Royal Yugoslav Air Force, 1940. Neulen
Bajza, Laszlo Lt Hungary 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10 "W2 + 16" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 3 April, 1945 after he belly landed his 109 behind enemy lines. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Baldi, Loris Offz Cand Italy 5 396a, 4a ANR MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Balogh, Karoly Lt Hungary 101/I Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 12 October, 1944 when his G-6 was shot down by P-51's near Veszprem. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Balogh, Pal Lt Hungary 2 101/5 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Balta, Constantin 8/19/1920 Romania 2 Fighter unit, 1944-1945 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Both his victories were B-24's. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Baltai, Uffz Hungary 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42) R.2000 Heja Fighter Operational Clasp
Baltic, Ivan Fw Croatia 4 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52(joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev S.U.), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) Bf 109G-4 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bandini, Luigi Lt Italy 5 70a, 23o Gruppo 3o Stormo; 153a; 95a; 2a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Banfic, Eduard Oblt Slovenia 1 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Banlaky, Gyorgy Oblt Hungary 7 Stfkpt 1/1Ftr. Sq.(10/42 Stary-Oskol S.U.), 1st Hung.Jabo Sq./JG-52(12/42) Re 2000, Bf 109F-4/B (12/42) EK 2(3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp
Baranano, Emilio Oblt Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-51(1/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, two Soviet Pe-2's on 27 January, 1943. (All OKL)
Barcaro, Giovanni Oblt Italy 9 Kdr 97a, Kdr 7a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bargagna, Francesco Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (11/42 Sardinia, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.79 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Baron, Luigi Fw Italy 12 412a, 29o Gruppo (10/40 Greece) CR.42 (10/40), MC.200, MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Barsy, Gellert Lt Hungary 2 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (7/44) Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Bartolozzi, Osvaldo Oblt Italy 6 300a, 413a MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Bartolucci, Maresciallo Pasquale Lt Italy 5 360a, 155o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (6/42 Malta) MC.202 "Black 5" (6-10/42) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Four victories and two shared victories. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Bartos, Offz Cand Hungary 2 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Bartulovic, Bozidar M. Fw 5/25/1923 Belgrade, Yugoslavia 8 JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (12/41), 2/JGr-Kro (12/43), 2nd Ftr Sq (8/44) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 "Yellow 14"(4/43), C-202 & C-205 in JGr-1, Fi 167A-0 Werk # 4808 in 2FS EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bartulovic, Jerko Croatia 7 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G-6 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Magnus.
Baschirotto, Gianlino Uffz 8/15/1914 Montagnana, Italy 6 88a, 6o Gruppo, 1o Stormo (Pantelleria 12/42, Tunisian Campaign) MC.200, MC.202 IX (MM9398) "Red 9" (12/42), MC.205V (4/43) Ital. Bronze & Silver Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bassi, Livio Oblt Italy 6 395a; 361a, 154o Gruppo, 24o Stormo (10/40 Balkans) CR.42, G.50 in 361a (lost 10/41) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bassi, Ugo Lt Italy 5 Stormo Re.2002 (lost 10/23/43) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp This ac was reported lost over Yugoslavia on 23 October, cause and pilot disposition not reported. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Bathy, Janos Lt Hungary 2 101/5 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Baylon, Giuseppe Obst Italy Kdr 2o Gruppo Autonomo (4/41 Derna), Deputy Head of the Italian Air Ministry (10/43) Fiat G.50 ('41) Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Beckhammer, H. Maj Sweden Kdr Flygflottilj 19 (F-19) 1/40 Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp
Bejczy, Jozsef Oblt Hungary 6 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (1/43), Kdr 101/3 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (7/44) R.2000 Heja "V + 440", Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 16" (7/44) Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bekassy, Istvan Hptm Hungary Kdr 101/9 Ftr. Sq. (1/45), 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (3/45) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Bekassy, Wilhelm Lt Hungary LeLv-22 Fiat G.50 "FA-7" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Belavary, Pal Lt Hungary 1 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 "V0 + 52" "White 6" (lost 10/44) Fighter Operational Clasp
Bellagambi, Mario Hptm Italy 14 354a; Kdr 364a, 150o Gruppo Autonomo (6/43); Kdr 2a Sq"Magaldi", 2 Gruppo(7/44 Cascina Vaga) CR.42, MC.202, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 18391 "White 1" (6/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Benati, Amedeo Uffz Italy 10 77a, 79a, 3a ANR CR.42, MC.200,MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bencetic, Ljudevit Hptm 12/26/1910 Zagreb, Croatia 16 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp(9/41 Ukraine), 15(Kroat)/JG-52, Stfkpt 3/Kro JGr-1 (12/43) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 "Blk 5"(7/42), Bf 109G-2 "Yel 12"(5/43), Bf 109G-10 Wk# 2122 "Blk 22"(4/45) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bengoechea, Manuel Hptm Spain 4 15(Span)/JG-51(5/42 S.U.) Bf 109F EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Benk Lt Hungary 4 101/1 Ftr. Sq. (5/44) Bf 109G-6 EK 2 (7/44), Fighter Operational Clasp
Benzna, Lt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F & G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Pe-2 at Kholm on 27 December, 1942. (All OKL)
Beregszaszi, Sandor Ogefr Hungary 101/I Ftr. Grp.(3/44) Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Berenyi, Sandor Offz Cand Hungary 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10 "Red 2" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Berg, Paavo David "Pate" Hptm Finland 10 LeLv-26 1/40), Kdr 1/LeLv-32 (6/41 Hyvink MS.406, CU Hawk 75A #13663 "CUw-553" "White 3" (9/41), Hawk 75A "CUw-570" (lost 11/41) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Beriain, Franzisco Lt Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, two Soviet LaGG-3's on 27 January, 1943. (All OKL)
Berkis, Vitolds Uffz Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), FFS Plathe(7/44), Latvian Legion(returned 3/45) Ar 66C, Hs 126 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Bertolaso, Oblt Italy 90a, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (7/43 Catania, Sicily) MC.202 Fighter Operational Clasp Wingman for Franco Lucchini who witnessed Lucchini being shot down on 5 July, 1943. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Bertuzzi, Irnerio Hptm Italy Kdr 238 Sq (11/40), Kdr 208 Sq (3/41), Kdr 2a Sq/Gruppo "Buscaglia" (7/44 Lonate Pozzolo) Ju 87R in 238 Sq., SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Biagini, Bruno Fw Italy 7 96a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Biagini, Lucio Fw Italy 5 359a, 2a ANR MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Bianchi, Manfredo Fw Italy 5 395a 160o Gruppo (10/40 Albania) CR.42 (10/40), MC.202 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Bianchi, Maresciallo Pietro Uffz Italy 5 352a, 20o Gruppo MC.202 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Biron, Guiseppe "Bepi" Oblt 10/12/1914 Legnago, Italy 8 4o Stormo; 6o Stormo; 33a, VIo Gruppo (Spain), 369a, 22o Gruppo Autonomo (9/41); M-B ANR MC.200 "Black 3" (9/41), Fiat G.55, Bf 109G Ital. Bronze & Silver Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bladelli, Alessandro Uffz Italy 5 91a, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (Catania 6/41, Fuka 9/42) MC.200 "Red 6", MC.202 I (MM7910) "Red 7" (9/42), Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Blanck, Georges Oblt Vichy - France 5 G.C.III/3 (11/42 Oran) D.520 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bobek, Ladislav Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Bochev, Petar Angelov Lt Bulgaria 4 II/6th Fighter Regiment (4/44) Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bodo, Pal Hptm Hungary Kdr 101/2 Fast Bomber Squadron (12/44 Veszprem) Me 210Ca-1, Bu 131 Destroyer Operational Clasp Neulen
Boghean, Constanti Romania 41 Squadron/Grupul 8 Asalt (11/43 S.U.) Hs 129B Assault Operational Clasp Roba photo, Neulen.
Bognar, Jozef Oblt Hungary 101st Fighter Group (6/44 Ferihegy Hungary) Bf 109G-4 & 6 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 16 June, 1944, reportedly shot in his chute by an American pilot. Neulen
Boldizsar, Laszlo Ogefr Hungary 1 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, an La-5 over Jaszbereny on 16 November, 1944. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Bonchev, Nedelcho D. Oblt Bulgaria 2 652 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp POW/DOW 5 October, 1944 (Magnus). His victories; two B-17G's. Neulen. 1 damaged enemy
Bonet, Giovanni Hptm Italy 8 70a, 359a, Kdr 150a, Kdr M-B ANR, Kdr Squadriglia "Montefusco"/1o Gruppo (Venaria Reale 1/44) MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55 I (MM91065) "Yellow 8" (3/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bonev, Ivan Nenov Lt Bulgaria 3 682 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 11 June, 1944 (Magnus). His victories; two B-24's and a P-38. Neulen. 2 damaged enemy.
Bonfatti, Piero Hptm Italy 6 Kdr 73a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Bonino, Cesare Hptm Italy Kdr 34a Squadriglia/61 Gruppo Ricog (Stalino Russia, 1941) Ca 311 Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Bonzano, Mario Italy 15 Fighter unit Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Bordoni-Bisleri, Franco "Robur" Oblt 1/10/1913 Milan, Italy 19 95a, 18o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Mirafiori 7/40, Cerveteri Italy 8/43); 85a; 83a CR.42 "Yellow 9" (7/40), Fiat G.50, MC.200 "White 9" (10/41), MC.202 (8/43), MC.205V, Bf 109G Ital. Silver Medal for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Borras, Alfaro Hptm 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 506 (lost 8/31/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 31 August, 1943 during aerial combat west of Yelnya.
Borzoni, Giovannia Maj Italy Kdr 22 Gruppo Autonomo C.T. (Stalino Russia, 1941) MC.200 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Boscutti, Oblt Italy 1 Gruppo C.T. (1/44 Campoformido) MC.205V Fighter Operational Clasp
Boskic, Stamkom Safet (Stepan) "Slavko" Lt 1/31/1909 Fojnica, Bosnia 13 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp(9/41), TO 15(Kroat)/JG-52(10/41; 2/42 S.U.), Fl.U.G-1, Stab(Kroat)/JGr-1(12/43) Bf 109D-1 Wk# 2605 (lost 8/41), Bf 109E-7 Werk # 7672 (80% dam 2/10/42), Bf 109G-2 "Black 3" & "Black 10", Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp Injured in a crash at Mariupol on 10 February, 1942 due to a technical fault.
Botto, Ernesto LtCol Italy 3 Condor Legion, Kdr 9o Gruppo, 4o Sturmo (6/40 N. Africa); Fighter Instr at Gorizia CR.42 (6/40), MC.200 Gold Medal for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Bozik, Rudolf Uffz Slovakia 8 13(Slow)/JG-52 (Cz.) Bf 109G-4 (or G-6) Werk # 14761 "White 7" (90% damaged 6/26/44) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp Crashed at Plestany on 26 June, 1944 after being hit by 15 AAF B-17 return fire, pilot disposition not reported.
Bremmer, Aulis Hptm Finland 8 LeLv-32 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source" Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Brezina, Frantisek Uffz Slovakia 14 13(Slow)/JG-52 Bf 109F & G EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Brighenti, Silvio Hptm Italy Kdr 2a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Terracciano" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Broilo, Remo Offz Cand Italy 2 71a, 17o Gruppo, 1o Stormo (3/42 N.Africa) MC.202 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His two known victories were P-40's over North Africa on 20 March, 1942. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Bruun, Carl Erik Lt Finland 3/LeLv-26 (6/41 Joroinen) B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-26 pilots. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Bucur, Vasile Fw Romania 1 49th Romanian Jager Staffel (7/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet A-20 Boston III on 7 July, 1943. (All OKL)
Buday, Lajos Uffz Hungary 9 101/2 Ftr. Sq., 101/1 Ftr. Sq. (1/45) Bf 109G-6 Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit, EK 1 & 2(3/8/45), Fighter Operational Clasp
Budu, Florian Romania 40 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Bulmanis, Nikolajs Obstlt Latvia Kdr NSGr-12 (Latvian) (9/44) Ar 66C EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp Neulen
Bulnar Lt Romania 2 49th Romanian Jager Staffel (8/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Buogo, Egidio Italy 5 Fighter unit Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Buri, Arduino LtCol Italy Kdr Comando Aerosiluranti (7/44 Venegono) SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Buscaglia, Carlo Emanuele Maj Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.84 (torpedo bomber), SM.79 Bomber Operational Clasp
Buschmann, Gerhard Hptm Tallinn, Estonia Founder Sonderstaffel Buschmann, Kdr Aufkl.Gr-127 (4/43) He 50 Observer Operational Clasp
Buvoli, Aldo Uffz Italy 6 360a; 378a, 155o Gruppo Autonomo (Castel Benito 7/41) CR.42, G.50 "Red 8" (7/41), MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus two victories in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Buzogany, Lajos Offz Cand Hungary 1 Stab 101/I Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Yak-9 in the Lake Velencei/Budapest areas on 8 December, 1944. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Cacciavillani, Oblt Italy 412a Sq., 29o Gruppo (1940 Barentu, Eritrea) CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other 412a Squadriglia pilots in late 1940. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Calistri, Hptm Italy 3 Kdr 76a, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo (4/42 Pantelleria) MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter OPerational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Calleja, Rafael Oblt Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Camaioni, Antonio Lt Italy 8 395a, 363a, 6a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
Candio, Enrico Hptm Italy 3 382a, 21o Gruppo (9/42 Russia) MC.202 (9/42) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Canella, Carlo Oblt Italy 7 412a, 29o Gruppo (10/40 Greece) CR.42, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Gained Ace status during the East Africa Campaign. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Caneppele, Luigi Lt Italy 364a, 150o Gruppo Autonomo (2/43 Valona Albania) MC.200, MC.202, Bf 109G-2 Fighter OPerational Clasp
Canfora, Antonio Oblt Italy 7 97a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Cantacuzino, Constantin M. "Bazu" Hptm 11/11/1905 Romania 43 9th Fighter Group Bf 109G-3 Werk # 166133 (interned at Foggia Italy) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Cantarella, Salvatore Hptm Italy Kdr 1a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Trabucchi" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Caprioglio, Ernesto Hptm Italy Kdr 245a Squadriglia Transporto (Bucharest, 1941) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Carmel La Cruz, Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F & G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Soviet Il-2 at Tshulkowo on 27 December, 1942. (All OKL)
Carroti, Trento Capt 21 Gruppo CT Mc.202 (lost 11/19/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 19 November, 1943 over Yugoslavia, no cause reported. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Cartosio, Bruno Oblt Italy 4 1a Squadriglia MC.205V, Fiat G.55 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp All four victories scored during the defense of Italy. Pictured with other 1a Sq. pilots. Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Caudra, Mariano Maj Spain Kdr 4a Escaudrilla Azul (6/43 Smolensk S.U.) Bf 109G, Fw 190A-3 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: John Weal.
Cavalli, Evasio Lt Italy 5 355a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Cavanilles, Jose Oblt Spain 4 15(Span)/JG-51(8/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Cavatore, Mario Oblt Italy 3 1a, 1o Gruppo MC.205V, Fiat G.55 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Cekovic, Josip Fw Croatia 1 JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 2110 "Black 10" Fighter Operational Clasp Deserted 16 April, 1945 to Jesi Italy in "Black 10" to avoid being executed by Tito's partisans. Neulen
Celentano, Agostino Lt Italy 7 150a, 2o Gruppo Autonomo (San Pietro di Caltagirone 5/42); M-B ANR Reggiane Re.2001 "Red 3" (5/42), Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories
Cenic, Ivan Maj Yugoslavia JG-104, 2/Erg-Ost, Kdr 4th Ftr Gro (5/43 repl Dzal), Kdr I/Kro JGr-1 (Lucko 12/43) Bf 109G-2, C.202 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Cenni, Giuseppe Maj 1915 Italy 354 Ftr Sq (Spain), Kdr 239 Sq. (11/40), Kdr 102 Grp (5/41), 5 Stormo d' Assalto (9/43 Manduria) G.50bis Ftr in Spain, JU 87R in 239 Sq.& 102 Gruppo, Re.2002 (Ju 87 Dive Bomber?) Bomber Operational Clasp
Ceoletta, Fw Italy 90a, 10o Gruppo (6/40 Libya) CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp One "shared" victory with three others, an RAF Gladiator on 14 June, 1940. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Cervellin, Giovanni Hptm Italy 7 369a, 22o Gruppo (10/41 Russia) MC.200 "White 11" (10/41) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Chabera, Frantisek Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Chassovnik, Aleksei Lt Russia 3/TG Gruppe-S Bf 109G-14 Werk # 782159 (lost) Transport (Ferry) Operational Clasp
Chiarini, Guglielmo Hptm Italy 5 82a, 366a, 368a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Chicharro, Luis Lt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Fw 190A-3 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 W of Spas-Demensk on 21 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Chinca, Carlo Hptm Italy Kdr 3a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Buscaglia" (7/44 Lonate Pozzolo) SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Chirvasuta, Hristea Lt Romania 14 49th Romanian Jager Staffel IAR 80, IAR 81, Bf 109E, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Survived the war. Neulen
Chittaro, Orlando Fhr 2/NAGr-2 (Reich Def Ost) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19996 (lost 3/24/45) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 24 March, 1945 at Friedrichsgrund, cause not reported.
Christensen, Povl B. Lt Denmark Fighter Group "Luukkanen" 2/40 Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp A Danish volunteer serving with the Finnish Air Force. Neulen
Cimicchi, Giuseppe Lt Italy 132 Gruppo (11/42 Sardinia, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.79 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Cipic, Josip (Josepp) Ofw Croatia JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/42 S.U.) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 "KJ + GB" (lost 2/18/43) Fighter Operational Clasp Killed at Szezekanow on 18 February, 1943, cause unknown (Bf 109 Loss List).
Cizek, Evzen Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Conde, Antonio Hptm Spain 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12654 (lost 3/21/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 21 March, 1943 during aerial combat at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 3563.
Costache, Uffz Romania 1 49th Romanian Jager Staffel Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet DB-3 on 1 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Covre, Tullio Uffz Italy 5 353a, 86a, 5a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Crespi, Fw Italy 236a (Dive Bomber Sq.) Ju 87 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Known to have hit the Royal Navy Cruiser HMS Southampton on 10 Januery, 1941. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Cristu, Cristu I. Romania Fighter unit, Russia 1942-1942 PZL P.11 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Csatho, Gyula Maj Hungary Kdr 101/II Ftr. Grp (9/44) Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp II Gruppe contained new fighter squadrons, 4,5 & 6. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Cserny, Lt Hungary 1 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Yak-9 northwest of Tolna on 19 January, 1945. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Csikos, Ogefr Hungary 2 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (9/44) Bf109G Fighter Operational Clasp
Csukas, Kalman LtCol Hungary Kdr 2nd Air Brigade (1/43 Ilovskoye S.U.) Re 2000, Bf 109F Fighter Operational Clasp
Cuadra-Medina, Mario Maj Spain 5 Kdr 4 Escaudrilla Azul (7/43 S.U.), 15(Span)/JG-51(Oper.Citadel) Fw 190A-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp The 4th Escaudrilla was the most successful of the "Spanish Blue" fighter units. Neulen
Cuadra, Mariano Maj Spain 10 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Cucchi, Carlo Lt Italy 6 385a, 1a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Cukr-Cooper, Vaclav Czechoslovakia 8 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Culinovic, Mato Maj 6/8/1907 Zagreb, Croatia 12 10 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp(9/41 Ukraine), Adj 15(Kroat)/JG-52(10/41), Kdr 1st Bomb Grp(8/42) Bf 109E-3 "Green 11"(7/42), Bf 109E-7 "Green 29", Bf 109G-2 "Black 7", & G-6, Do 17K (lost) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge(10/1/41), Fighter Operational Clasp
Culinovic, Zivko Croatia 8 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G-6 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Magnus.
Cuscuna, Francesco Fw Italy 5 75a, 2a ANR MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Cvikic, Nikola Hptm Croatia 2/Erg-Ost (2/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 5/43 @ Taman) Bf 109G-1 Wk# 14032 (dam 5/43), Bf 109G-2 "Blk 8", Bf 109G-2 Wk# 14205 "Yellow 2" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
Cyprich, Frantisek Fw Slovakia 12 13(Slow)/JG-52 Bf 109G EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
D' Addetta, Lt Italy 412a Sq., 29o Gruppo (1940 Barentu, Eritrea) CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other 412a Squadriglia pilots in late 1940. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
D'Agostinis, Giuseppe Maj Italy Kdr 22 Gruppo Autonomo C.T. (Stalino Russia, 1/42 repl Borzoni) MC.200 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
D'Ottaviano, Dino Capt Italy 5 Stormo Re.2002 (lost 10/23/43) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 23 October, 1943 over Yugoslavia, cause not reported. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Daffara, Vittorino Oblt Italy 7 81a, 97a CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus three victories in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Dahl, Jalo Fw Finland 4/LeLv-24 (8/41 Immola) B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-24 pilots. Dahl did note achieve Ace status. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Damev, Boris Velyanov Bulgaria 1 672 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G Fighter Operational Clasp 3 damaged enemy. Source: Magnus.
Damiani, Rinaldo Lt Italy 6 97a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Daniel, Laszlo Oblt Hungary 11 Tech Offz 101/3 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (7/44) Heja II, Bf 109G-6/U2 Wk # 760381 "W0 + 21" (7/44), Bf 109G-10 "W1 + 83" (1/45) Hungarian Silver Medal of Valor w/Swords, EK 2, Fighter OPerational Clasp
Darjan, Trajan Romania 11 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Darr, B Uffz 9/11/1919 Silkeborg, Denmark Instr FFS-16 (transport & bombers, 12/41), 4/JG-11(11/43) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20467 "White 3" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
de Heppes, Aladar Obstlt 1904 Hungary 8 Kdr 5/I Fighter Group/2nd Air Brigade (1/43 Ilovskoye S.U.), Kdr 101 Fighter Group "Puma" Re 2000, Bf 109E-4, Bf 109G-2 "VO + 39" (5/43), Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 10" (5/44) Hungarian Order of Officers Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first two victories were achieved in his G-2.
De Masellis, Oblt Italy Jaf├╝ OberItal. (Italy) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410239 (lost 2/8/45) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 8 February, 1945 when he crashed on takeoff from the Osoppo airfield (Bf 109 Loss List).
de Pena, Juan Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 (2/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 24 February, 1943. (All OKL)
Debr Oblt Hungary 25 5/3 Fighter Sq.(8/42), 5/1 Ftr. Sq.(4/43), 5/2 Ftr. Sq.(9/43), 101st Ftr Grp (5/44 Szolnok, Hungary) R.2000 Heja II, Bf 109F-4/B "V + 03" (7/43), Bf 109G-4 & 6, Bf 109G-14 (11/44) Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Degimuss, Mintauts Flg Latvia Training unit, FFS at Libau-Grobin, Courland (2/44) Ar 66C
Devan, Stefan Ogefr Slovakia 3rd Air Regt., SVZ Avia B-534 Fighter Operational Clasp
Di Bert, Cesare Offz Cand Italy 6 150a, 2o Gruppo (4/42 Sicily) Re.2001 (4/42), MC.202, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Di Pauli, Oblt Italy 412a Sq., 29o Gruppo (10/40 Barentu, Eritrea) CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other 412a Squadriglia pilots in late 1940. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Diaz-Benjumea, Julio Salvador Maj Spain 2 Escaudrilla Azul (2/42 Chief Inspector), 15(Span)/JG-51(6/42 Orel) Bf 109E-7, Bf 109F-4(6/42) Fighter Operational Clasp
DiCesare, Ion Romania 5 Fighter unit, USSR & Romania Bf 109E & G Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List. 16 to 19 victories, Wings Pallette-Pilots
DiCezare, Ion Romania 17 Fighter unit Bf 109 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Data found on autographed card online.
Dimitrov, Gentcho Lt Bulgaria 3 6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His victories; one B-24 and two P-38's. Neulen
Dimitrov, M. Maj Bulgaria Kdr Cadet Air Training School (12/39 Vrashdebna) Fw 44 (German trainer) Neulen
Disegna, Giovanni Hptm Italy Kdr 119a Squadriglia/61 Gruppo Ricog (Stalino Russia, 1941) Ca 311 Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Dobnikar, Janko Hptm Slovenia 2 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Dobran, Ion Lt 2/5/1919 Valeni, Podgoria, Romania 10 Sq Ldr, 9th Fighter Group (6/44 Tecuci) IAR-80 & IAR-81, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Dobrovodsky, Ludovit Uffz Slovakia 1 13(Slow)/JG-52 (4/43 Anapa S.U.) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19259 (interned by the Soviets) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Defected to the Soviets at Novomalo on 9 September, 1943, along with Fw Anton Matusek.
Doglio, Furio Niclot Maj 4/24/1908 Cagliari, Italy 7 353a, 20o Gruppo, 51o Stormo; Kdr 151a, 20o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (11/41, Gela 7/42) Fiat G.50, MC.202 VII (MM9042) "< Red 1" (7/42) Ital Gold Medal for Mil.Valor, Bronze & Silver Medals for Mil. Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Oper. Clasp
Dolezal, Frantisek Czechoslovakia 6 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Domjan, Pal Uffz Hungary 1 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (1/43) R.2000 Heja "V + 439" Fighter Operational Clasp
Donadio, Maj Italy Kdr 101 Gruppo Ju 87R Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Dora, Ambrus Uffz Hungary 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Drago, Carlo Col Italy 5 Kdr CSIR (Italian Expeditionary Corps, Stalino Russia, 1941) MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Drago, Ugo Lt 3/3/21915 Arborio (Vercelli), Italy 17 363a, 150o Gruppo Autonomo (Sciacca 6/43); Kdr 4a ANR; Kdr 1a "Caneppele", 2o Gruppo CR.42, MC.200, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-6/U4 Wk# 18421 "Black 7" (6/43), Bf 109G-10/AS "Black 7" (1/45) Ital. Silver Medals for Military Valor and two War Crosses, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Another source suggests 11 victories possibly.
Drenikov, G. Maj Bulgaria Kdr Bulgarian Instruction School (12/39 Kasanlak) Various models Neulen
Dukovac, Mato Hptm 9/23/1918 Surcin, Croatia 44 FFS AB 120, JFS 4, 15(Kro)/JG-52(2/43 Lovo), Stfkpt 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (10/43), Stfkpt 1/Kro JGr-1 (12/43) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2"Blk 3"(8/42), Bf 109G-2"Blk 11"(11/42). Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13761 (4/43), Bf 109G-4 Wk# 1497513? (2/43), Bf 109G-6"Blk <1"(11/43), Bf 109G-6 Wk# Black 1" (2/25/44) DK-G (3/29/44), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge (2/25/44), Fighter Operational Clasp Defected to the Soviets on 20 September, 1944, with his wingman, Lt Vladimir Spoljar.
Dukovac, Mato Oblt Croatia 21 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (10/43 S.U.) Bf 109G DK-G, EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Duplication?
Dumbala, Ondrej (Andrej) Maj Slovakia 14 5/JGr Drontheim (2/42, later 3/JFS-3), Kdr 13th Ftr Sq.(10/42), Stfkpt 13(Slow)/JG-52 (4/43 Anapa S.U.) Ar 96, Bf 109D & E(2/42), Bf 1-9 F2 & F4, Bf 109G-2 & G-4/R6 "Yellow 12" (4/43 Anapa) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen. Per OKL; one known victory, a Soviet I-16 Rata SW of Smolenskaya on 18 January, 1943.
Dumitrescu, Mircea Ofw Romania 2 49th Romanian Jager Staffel ('43-'44) IAR.80 & IAR.81, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Dumpis, Roberts Flg Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), FFS Plathe(7/44), 5/JG-4(3/45 J Ar 66C, Hs 126, Fw 190A-8 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Durchman, Matti Ensio Uffz Finland 6 LeLv-6, LeLv-30, LeLv-34 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Dutsu, Vasiliu LtCol Romania Kdr 8 Grupul Asalt (5/43 Kramatorskaya) Hs 129B-2 Assault Operational Clasp Neulen
Duval, Roger Hptm Vichy - France 4 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One of the four was individually achieved. Neulen
Dygryn-Ligoticky, Josef Czechoslovakia 6 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Dzal, Franjo Obstlt 4/9/1909 Bihac, Croatia 16 Kdr 4.Kroat Fighter Grp(7/41), Kdr 15(Kroat)/JG-52(10/41), Kdr Ustasha Grp.(4/42) Bf 109E in '41, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13577 "Black 1" (7/42), Bf 109G-2 "Black 3" (8/42), Bf 109G-6 "<+" EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Dzal, Zivko Lt Croatia 12 2/Erg-Ost (2/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 5/43 @ Taman) Bf 109G-2 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ehrnrooth, Erkki Olavi Maj Finland 5 Kdr Koel [Test Flight] (Tampere 1/40), LeLv-34, LeLv-32 Fiat G.50 (MM 4738) "SA-1" (1/40), B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Elfving, Henrik Oblt Finland 4/LeLv-24 (Immola 8/41) B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-24 pilots. Did not achieve Ace status. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Eller, Voldemar Lt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Engler, Maj Vichy-France Kdr G.C III/3 (11/42 Oran) D.520 Fighter Operational Clasp
Enoche, Ion Uffz Romania Esc 42/8 Grupul Asalt (8/43 Kramatorskaya) Hs 129B-2 Assault Operational Clasp Shot down three times during his first three weeks of operation in September, 1943. Neulen
Ercolani, Capt Italy Kdr 96 Gruppo (8/40) Ju 87B-2 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Erdesz, Karoly Gefr Hungary 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 "W0 + 88" (lost), Bf 109G-14 "W1 + 82" (lost 1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Erkinheimo, Niilo Johannes Fw Finland 11 LeLv-32 (8/42 Nurmoila), LeLv-34 (11/43) Curtis Hawk-75A-6 "CUw-558" White 8" (8/42), Bf 109G "MT-223" (lost 11/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ervi, Hptm Finland 1/LeLv-34 (3/43) Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp
Escalante, Gerardo Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 (8/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 S of Krassilina on 12 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Escude-Gilbert, Ramon Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12746 (dam 9/15/42) EK 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp WIA 15 September, 1942 and made an emergency landing in his F-2 at Musatschewka (Stankey). His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 13 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Escude, Oblt Spain 1 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12746 (35% dam 9/15/42) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp WIA 15 September, 1942 due to enemy fire. Force landed near Musatschewka.
Eskola, Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-42 (7/41 Siikakangas, Finland) Blenheim Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Esnalante, Gerardo Oblt 2 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Fw 190A-2 Werk # 510 (lost 8/12/43) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp WIA 12 August, 1943 during aerial combat; force landed Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 45517.
Estbanez, Luis Lt Spain 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Fw 190A-3 Werk # 494 "White 9" (lost 9/18/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 18 September, 1943 during aerial combat at Jelnja.
Eszenyi, Hptm Hungary 4/III Bomber Group (8/41 Operation Barbarossa) Ca 135 Bomber Operational Clasp Eszenyi's crew downed a Soviet I-16 on 10 August, 1941 near the besieged town of Nikolayev, S.U.. Neulen
Ettore, Domenico Offz Cand Italy 5 78a, 76a, 363a, 1a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Evinen, Veikko Arvid Hptm Finland 5 Kdr 3/LeLv-32 (Nurmoila 3/44), LeLv-34 D.XXI "FR-114" & "FR-116" (6/41), B-239, Hawk 75A-2 "CU-581" "Blue 1" (3/44), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
F Oblt Hungary Hungarian" Staffel/JG-52 Bf 109F & G Fighter Operational Clasp
F Oblt Hungary 5 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
F Ogefr Hungary 2 101/5 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Fabbro, Del Offz Cand Italy 378a, 155o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (7/42 Malta) MC.202 (7/42) Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Fabian, Istvan "Koponya" Offz Cand Hungary 23 101/2 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (2/45) Heja II, Bf 109G-6/U2 "W1 + 74"(2/45), Bf 109G-10/U4 Wk# 613107 "Yel 5" & Wk# 612778 "Yel 11" Hungarian Silver Medal of Valor, EK 1 & 2(3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp
Fabijanovic, Sime Oblt Croatia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Facchini, Domenico "Dotta" Offz Cand Italy 5 169a Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Faggioni, Carlo Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.), "Buscaglia" Gruppo (3/44) SM.84 (torpedo bomber), SM.79 Bomber Operational Clasp
Falco, Nicolo Hptm Italy Kdr 1a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Terracciano" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Falconi, Tito Obst Italy 5 Kdr 3o Stormo (5/42), Kdr Replacement Fighter Group/2 Gruppo C.T. (7/44 Venaria) CR.42, MC.200, MC.202, MC.205V, Fiat G.55 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Faludi, Karoly Ogefr Hungary 1 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6/U2 "W0 + 66 (dam3/45), Bf 109G-14 "Red 13" Fighter Operational Clasp
Fanali, Duilio Obst Italy 1 160a, 12o Gruppo (8/40 El Adem); Kdr 155o Gruppo "Aeronautica Co-Belligerante" (Lecce 11/43) CR-32 (8/40), MC.205V III (11/43) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Fantini, Erio Hptm Italy Kdr 3a Squadriglia'Gruppo "Trabucchi" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Fattibene, Nicola Hptm Italy Kdr 246a Squadriglia Transporto (Stalino Russia, November 1941) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Fejfar, Stanislav B. Czechoslovakia 6 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Fekete, Otto Offz Cand Hungary 2 101/5 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a B-17 on 15 March, 1945. A 2nd, a Boston near Lake Balaton on 23 March, 1945. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Ferdinandov, Yordan Bulgaria Fighter unit, 1943-1944 Defense of Bulgaria Avia B.35 & B.135 Fighter Operational Clasp Shared victory, a B-17 on 30 March, 1944 with his leader Atanassov. Source Wings Palette-Pilots
Ferencina, Vladimir Maj 10/17/1905 Biskupec, Croatia 10 Kdr 10th (Jato) Ftr.Sq./4th Ftr.Grp.(9/41 Ukraine), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (10/41 S.U.), Adj 3rd Ftr Grp Hurricane, Bf 109E-7 "Grn 23 (4/42), Bf 109E-3 "Grn 15" (6/42), Bf 109G-2/R6 Wk#13517 "Blk 11" EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge (5/3/42), Fighter Operational Clasp
Ferrandiz-Arjonilla, Carlos Maj Spain 3 Kdr 3 Escaudrilla Azul (form 8/42 Moron Fr.), 15(Span)/JG-51(12/42 Orel) Bf 109F-4, Fw 190A-3(4/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ferrandiz, Carlos Maj Spain Kdr 3a Escaudrilla Azul (attached to JG-51 in the S.U. 11/42) Bf 109F, Fw 190A-3 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: John Weal.
Ferrazani, Giuseppe Oblt Italy 5 356a, 160a, 90a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Ferrulli, Leonardo Lt 1/1/1918 Brindisi, Italy 21 91a, 10o Gruppo (12/40), 4o Stormo (Fuka 10/42); 90a CR.32 ('37), CR.42 (lost 12/19/40), MC.200 (1/41), MC.202 III "Red 9" (10/42), MC.205V Ital. Silver & Gold Medal of Military Valor, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Shot down without injury on 19 December, 1940 in the Sollum-Bardia area (Libya) by F/O V.C. Woodward of RCAF No. 33 Sq.
Fibbia, Guido Uffz Italy 6 365a, 95a, 2a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC>205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus three in victories in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Filatov, Russ Maj Russia Kdr 1.Ostfliegerstaffel (russ.) 6/42 formerly RNNA Ar 66C, Go145 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Filippi, Fausto Oblt Italy 8 363a & Kdr 365a, 150o Gruppo Autonomo (prior to the Armistice); 5a ANR (1/45) MC.200, MC.202, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Filippi, Luigi Maj Italy 7 75a; Kdr 156o Gruppo; Kdr 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Tunisia 1/43) MC.202 VII (MM9024?) "White 75" (1/43), MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Finali, Duilio Oblt Italy 32* 155 Gruppo C.T. G.50, Ju 87B EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber Operational Clasp *"Participated" in 32 aerial victories. Another 54 Italian pilots achieved more than five victories. Neulen
Fioroni, Egeo Oblt Italy 1 76a, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo (5/43 N. Africa); 1/JGr-Italien MC.202 (5/43), Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Firidov, Lt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 10 March, 1943. (All OKL)
Fissore, Giuliano Oblt Italy 6 395a & 393a, 160o Gruppo (10/40 Albania); 360a; 6a ANR CR.42 (10/40), MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Flaccominio, Sergio Italy 389 Squadriglia (11/42) Fiat CR.42, MC.202 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Floznik, Ervin Lt Hungary 5 102/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit w/Crown, (no mention of EK's), Fighter Operational Clasp
Fornaci, Fausto Serg Italy 9 362a, 5a ANR, I/Ital.JGr. (Italy) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160411 (lost 2/6/45) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 6 February, 1945 during aerial combat with P-47's near Vicenza. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey & Bf 109 Loss List. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Forro, Pal Lt Hungary 4 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 (damaged) Fighter Operational Clasp
Fortani, Dino Uffz Italy 7 79a, 2a ANR Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Foschini, Ettore Maj Italy 7 Kdr 21 Gruppo Autonomo C.T. (8/41 Stalino Russia), (5/43 Florence Italy), Kdr Cdo"Caccia"(7/44) MC.200 (8/41), MC.205, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Fougier, Rino Corso Gen Hq. CAI (?) unknown DK-G(1/8/43), EK 1 & 2 DK-G Awards List identifies Fougier as a pilot.
Fr Offz Cand Finland 6 LeLv-24, LeLv-32, 1/LeLv-34 (6/43 Utti), 2/HLeLv-30 (Kymi 8/44) Fiat G.50, MS.406, B-239, Bf 109G-2 (6/43), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 166007 "MT-487" "Yellow 7" (8/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.5 victories. Magnus, 4.5 victories.
Francesco, Galeno Lt Col Romania Kdr Grupul 3 (7/43) Ju 87D-3 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Grupul 3 was comprised of Esc. 73, 81 and 83. Neulen
Francois, Obst Italy Kdr 4o Stormo (4/42 N. Africa) MC.202 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Franko, Laszlo Lt Hungary 102/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 2 November, 1944 opposing a bomber raid near Cegled. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Frantisek, Josef Czechoslovakia 17 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Frigerio, Iacopo Oblt Italy 5 97a, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (Comiso 9/41) MC.202 II (MM7712) "Red 2" (9/41), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Frijs, Erhard Kragh Juel 4/17/1912 Denmark 2 Finnish Fighter unit, 1940 Fokker D.XXI Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 19 February, 1940 during aerial combat against the Soviets. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Frutos, Juan Hptm Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-27 Bf 109F EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Furst, Bohumil Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Furtinovic, Desimir Fw Croatia JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev) Bf 109G-4 & G-6
Fuszek, Resz Lt Hungary 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (12/44) Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Punka-Osprey.
Gabrielsson, T. LtCol Finland Kdr PLeLv, Bomber Grp.(10/43) Ju 88A-4 Bomber Operational Clasp Replaced by Maj T.Meller after unifying command of LeLv's 42, 44 & 48 due to limited aircraft in the three. Neulen
Galambos, Lt Hungary 101 Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-14 "White 7" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp His 109 was written off while taking off on a combat patrol, his disposition unknown. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Galarza-Sanchez, Felipe Hptm Spain 3 15(Span)/JG-51 (7/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Galea, Ion Lt Romania 10 52nd Fighter Squadron (Autumn 1943 Mamaia) Bf 109E-4 "Yellow 65" Fighter Operational Clasp Roba photo, Neulen. Bowers/Lednicer, 10 victories.
Galic, Cvitan Hptm 5/5/1909 Gorica, Croatia 38 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (9/41 Ukraine), 15(Kroat)/JG-52, Kdr Kroat 23rd Ftr Grp (3/44) Bf 109E-3, Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13445 "Blk 15" (3/11/42 crash), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13432 "Blk 3"(8/42), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13654 "Blk 12" (9/9/42 crash), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13642 "Yel 6"(5/13/43), Bf 109G-6, Morane 406 in 23FG DK-G (7/23/43), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 6 April, 1944 by a bomb blast on the ground from a Spitfire IX of SAAF No. 2 Sq..
Garcia, Narciso Oblt Spain 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9250 (lost 3/18/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 18 March, 1943 when he crashed near Seschteschinskaja due to a technical fault.
Garret-Rueda, Frederico Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 10 km NW of Bilkhov on 5 July, 1942. (All OKL)
Gasparfalvy, Jozsef Lt Hungary 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10 "Blue 7" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp POW 3 April, 1945 when he belly landed "Blue 7" in enemy territory. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Gaucci, Roberto Uffz Italy 7 360a, 378a MC.200, MC.205V Fiat G.gg, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Gavilan, Ramon Hptm Spain 9 3rd Span. Escaudrilla, 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Gavriliu, Vasile Air Cdre. Romania 12 Various Romanian Fighter Squadrons incl. 49th Rom. Jager Staffel Bf 109F & G EK 1 & 2, Rom.Michael the Brave Order, Aero Virtue 4th Cl, Fighter Operational Clasp
Gazapi, Dragutin Uffz 9/2/1922 Kriz, Croatia 6 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52(joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev S.U.) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-4, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19275 (or 19475, Bf 109 Loss List) (lost 11/27/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 27 November, 1943 during aerial combat in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 46143 (Bf 109 Loss List).
Geletko, Karol Uffz Slovakia 2 13(Slow)/JG-52(9/43 S.U.) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 14982 (75% damaged 9/29/43) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp Injured 29 September, 1943 when he crashed at Kertsch due to engine trouble.
Gemes, Ogefr Hungary 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42) R.2000 Heja Fighter Operational Clasp
Genchev, Georgi Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp
Georgiev, K. Maj Bulgaria Kdr 2nd Fighter Group (12/39 Karlovo) Avia B-534 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Georgiev, Mikhail Grigorov Bulgaria 1 672 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G Fighter Operational Clasp 2 damaged enemy. Source: Magnus.
Gerdt, Aimo Emil Fw Finland 6 LeLv-32, LeLv-34, LeLv-30 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.83 victories.
Geric, Alexander Uffz Slovakia 9 13(Slow)/JG-52 (4/43 Anapa S.U.) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 14938 "Yellow 2" (interned by Soviets) EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp He defected to the Soviets at Novomalo on 11 September, 1943, along with Gefr V. Tkacik, another Slovak pilot. Alternate spelling: Gerik.
Gerthofer, Jan Oblt Slovakia 24 13(Slow)/JG-52 Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2, G-4 & G-6 DK-G, EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Geymet, Eugenio Hptm Italy Kdr 2a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Trabucchi" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Gheorghe,Radu Lt Col Romania Kdr Grupul 7 (6/43 Vanatoare, Ukraine) Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp This unit operated with JG-3. Neulen
Ghierini, Bruno G. LtCol Italy Kdr 61 Gruppo Autonomo Ricognizione ( Stalino Russia, 1941) Ca 311 Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Gianella, Luigi Hptm Italy 12 92a; 4o Stormo (N. Africa); Kdr 84a CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Gianelli, Giuseppe Oblt Italy Kdr 3a Squadriglia "Graffer"/2 Gruppo C.T. (7/44 Cascina Vaga) MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-6 (6/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Giardina, Antonio Offz Cand Italy 5 410a 29o Gruppo (10/40 Greece); 300a CR.42 (10/40), MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Gibellini, Oblt Italy 73a, 9oGruppo, 4o Stormo (8/42 Fuka) MC.202 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Giordanino, Gino Maj Italy Kdr Sq. Bombardamento "E.Muti" (7/44 Pozzolo) Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Giudice, Eber Hptm Italy 5 393a, 160o Gruppo (10/40 Albania); 352a; 164a; Kdr 371a CR.42 (10/40), MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Giuntella, Giulio Cesare Oblt Italy 85a, 18o Gruppo (10/40 Ursel Belgium) CR.42 "White 7" (10/40) Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Gorbatchov, Oleg Lt Russia 3/TG Gruppe-S Bf 109G-14 Werk # 332519 (lost) Transport (Ferry) Operational Clasp
Gori, Renato Fw Italy 8/JG-53 (Italy) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163339 "Black 4 + I" (lost 4/15/44) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp Injured 15 April, 1944 when he was forced to bail from his G-6 near the Tuscania airfield due to an engine fire. Former Italian pilot taken on by JG-53 in December, 1943. Neulen
Gorrini, Luigi Uffz 7/12/1917 Alseno, Italy 19 85a Squadriglia (11/40 N. Africa), 18 Gruppo, 3 Stormo C.T. (1/43 Tunisia/Sicily), 2a ANR CR.42, MC.200AS (1/41), MC.202 III "White 2" (1/43), MC.205V (2/43), Bf 109G-6 (3/43) Ital. Bronze & Gold Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Gostini, Hptm Italy Kdr 98a, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo (6/41 Malta) MC.200 Fighter Operational Clasp
Graffer, Giorgio Hptm 5/14/1912 Trento, Italy 5 Kdr 365a Sq, 150o Gruppo, 53o Stormo (Caselle 7/40) CR.42 "White 365" (7/40) Bronze & Gold Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Graovac, Vladimir Hptm Croatia Kdr 13th Bomber Sq./5th Bomber Group (4/41 Zagreb), KG-3 (10/41 S.U.) Do 17Z in KG-3 Bomber Operational Clasp
Graudins, Augusts Hptm Latvia Kdr 2/NSGr-12 (Latvian) (6/44) Ar 66C EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp The 2nd Latvian Night Harassment unit operating from Salas airfield, eastern Latvia. Neulen
Graziani, Rodolfo Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.84 (torpedo bomber), SM.79 Bomber Operational Clasp
Greceanu, Tudor Oblt Romania 20 49th Romanian Jager Staffel IAR 80, IAR 81, Bf 109E, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Survived the war. Neulen. Bowers/Lednicer, 20 victories.
Gredicak, Djuro Lt Yugoslavia 21st Kroat Ftr Sq. (Borongaj 4/44) MS 406C Fighter Operational Clasp In the Spring of 1944, he opposed American bombers of the 15th Air Force. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Gregov, Ivan Oblt Yugoslavia 21st Kroat Ftr Sq. (Borongaj 4/44) G.50bis Fighter Operational Clasp In the Spring of 1944, he opposed American bombers of the 15th Air Force. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Grigore, C. Hptm Romania Kdr 7th Fighter Group (6/42 Karpovka) Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Grun, Viliam Slovakia 1 13th Fighter Squadron (9/39) Avia B-534 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory a Polish RWD-8 liason aircraft on 26 September, 1939. Grun flew escort for the Ju 87. Neulen
Guarnaccia, Filippo 7 Fighter unit Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Guerci, Mario Fw Italy 5 73a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Guibert, Javier Maria Lt Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 10 June, 1943. A 2nd, another LaGG-3 on 6 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Guidi, Amedeo Hptm Italy 6 Kdr 366a, Kdr 2a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Guiducci, Spiridione Fw Italy 5 90a, 10o Gruppo (6/40 Libya); 353a; 357a CR.42 (6/40), MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Guntchev, Alexander Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as a fighter pilot and instructor. Neulen
Gyenes, Laszlo Hptm Hungary Stfkpt 1/3 Fighter Squadron (8/41 Operation Barbarossa) Re 2000 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Gyenis, Tivadar Offz Cand Hungary 1 Ungarische Jabostaffel (12/42) Bf 109F-4/B "V + 08" (lost 1/43) Fighter Operational Clasp Gyenis crash landed his F-4 at Rossosh in January, 1943. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Halasi, Sandor Oblt Hungary 1 101/1 Ftr. Sq., Kdr 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (11/44 repl Debr Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 "W1 + 25" (dam 12/44) Fighter Operational Clasp
Halonen, Eero Martti Olavi Uffz Finland 16 LeLv-24 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 16 victories.
Hamalainen, J. Finland 5 LeLv-? Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Magnus.
Hanila, Hptm Finland Kdr LeLv-32 (7/41 Hyvinkaa, Finland) Fokker D.XXI Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Hanovec, Frantisek Fw Slovakia 5 13(Slow)/JG-52 (3/43 Anapa S.U.) Bf 109G-4/R6 "CU + PQ" (3/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Hanus, Josef G. Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Haraldson, Sten Uffz Sweden Flygflottilj 19 (F-19) 1/40 Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp KIA Summer, 1942. A Swedish volunteer serving with the Finnish Air Force. Neulen
Harju-Jeanty, R. Maj Finland Kdr E/LeLv-26 (7/41 Joroinen, Finland) Fiat G.50 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Harmaja, Tapani Lt Finland 4/LeLv-24 (1/40 Joutseno) D.XXI (1/40) Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-24 pilots. Did not achieve Ace status. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Hary, Kalman Hptm Hungary Kdr 101/1 Fast Bomber Squadron (8/44 Veszprem repl Herszenyi) Me 210Ca-1 Destroyer Operational Clasp Neulen
Hattinen, Lars Paul Erich Fw 1922 Finland 6 1/LeLv-28 (Tampere 2/43) MS.406 "MS-631" (2/43), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Hautzinger, Sandor Offz Cand Hungary 5 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (8/43) Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6 Hungarian & EK's Not known, Fighter Operational Clasp
Heikinaro, Uffz Finland 1 LeLv-24 (12/39) B-239 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Soviet SB-2 bomber of 41.SBAP on 1 December, 1939. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey.
Heinil Hptm Finland Kdr E/LeLv-32 (6/41 Hyvink Fiat G.50, MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Heiskala, Offz Cand Finland Koel [Test Flight Unit] (1/40 Tampere) D.XXXI "FR-84" (lost 1/40) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 20 January, 1940; shot down by a Soviet DB-3 gunner. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Helebrant, Josip Hptm 10/14/1910 Karlovac, Croatia 11 JFS-4, 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp(Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52, Stfkpt 2/KroJGr-1(12/43) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13463 "Blk 8"(8/42), Fiat C-202 "Blk 1"(5/44), Bf 109G-10 "Blk 3"(4/45) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge(10/6/42), Fighter Operational Clasp
Hellebrandt, Josip Hptm Croatia 10 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Herszenyi, Istvan Hptm Hungary Kdr 101/1 Fast Bomber Squadron (3/44 Veszprem Hungary) Me 210Ca-1 Destroyer Operational Clasp Neulen
Herttua, Finland Fighter unit, 1941-1944 Curtiss P-36 Hawk Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Hevia, Gonzalo Hptm Spain 11 15(Span)/JG-51, 12(Span)/JG-51(4/43 S.U.), 15(Span)/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Hietala, Oiva Finland 1 Fighter unit, 1941-1944 B-239, F2A Buffalo Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Hillo, Jaakko Juho Fw Finland 8 1/LeLv-32 (10/43) Curtis Hawk-75A "CU-580" "White 0" (10/43), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp 220 combat missions. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
Holeczy, Lt Hungary 1 101/III Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-10 "Yellow 17" (lost 3/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Holm, Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-12 (7/41 Mikkeli, Finland) Fokker C.X, Curtiss Hawk-75A & Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Horthy, Istvan (Stephan) Oblt Hungary 1/3 Fighter Squadron (7/42 Stary-Oskol S.U.), Stfkpt 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42) Re 2000 "V-421" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Horvath, Gy Lt Hungary 1 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (12/44), 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (2/45) Bf 109G-14 (lost 2/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Horvath, Gyula Hptm Hungary Kdr 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (11/42), Deputy Kdr 101 Fighter Group (5/44 Ferihegy Hungary) R.2000 Heja, Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-4 & 6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Hoy, Tobor Ogefr Hungary 1/2/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 (lost 8/44) Fighter Operational Clasp
Hrachowina, Fritz Fw Czechoslovakia. NJG-1 Bf 110G-4/R3/R8 Werk # 140655 "G9 + AA" (interned in Swden) Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Hrastovcan, Leopold Uffz Croatia 1 JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (4/44) Bf 109G-2 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a 15th Air Force B-24 near Zapresic on 23 April, 1944. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Huhanantti, Tatu Mauri Oblt Finland 6 LeLv-24 (1/40) D.XXXI (1/40), B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Hulina, Nikola Uffz Croatia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43) Bf 109G-2 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Huotari, Jouko Armas Antero Ofw Finland 18 3/LeLv-24 (9/41 Lunkula) B-239 "BW-353" "Orange 8" (9/41), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Huszar, Andras Offz Cand Hungary 3 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Hyrkki, Tuomo Finland 5 LeLv-28 Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Magnus.
Iacobi, Lt Sweden 1 Flygflottilj 19 (1/40) Gladiator "F" EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet I-15bis of 145.IAP on 12 January, 1940. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Ianculescu, Eugen Romania 2 Fighter unit over Romania 1943 & 1944 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Iannicelli, Giorgoi Hptm 1912 Italy Kdr 369a Squadriglia/22 Gruppo C.T. (Stalino Russia, 1941) MC.200 Gold Madaglia d'Oro al VM(Ital. Highest Bravery Award), Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 29 December, 1941 during aerial combat with a horde of Soviet I-16's and MiG-3's. Neulen
Ikonen, Sakari Heikki Ofw Finland 6 4/LeLv-24 (1/40 Joutseno), LeSK, T-LLv-35 D.XXI (1/40), B-239, F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.75 victories. Magnus, 4 victories.
Ikonjikov, Arsenije Hptm Croatia 2/Erg-Ost, 15(Kroat)/JG-52, JG-104 (5/43) Bf 109G-2 Fighter Operational Clasp Sent to JG-104 for further training. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Ilanko, K. Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-6 (7/41 Nummela, Finland) I-153 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Iliev, Bogdan Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp Trained as a fighter pilot in Germany in March, 1939. Neulen
Iliev, Khr. Maj Bulgaria Kdr 2nd Assault Regiment PZL P43B, DAR-10 Assault Operational Clasp Liquidated by the Communists after the Bulgarian Government changed sides in September, 1944. Neulen
Illy, Sandor Lt Col Hungary Kdr 2nd Air Brigade (3/43) Bf 109 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Ilveskorpi, E. Oblt Finland Kdr 3/LeLv-30 (6/41 Pori) Fiat G.50, MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Inehmo, Martti Olavi Kalervo Lt Finland 8 2/LeLv-28 (11/41 Vitana) MS.406 "MS-318" "White 2" (11/41), MS.406 "MS-618" (lost 12/41) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Inkey, Victor Lt Hungary 101/8 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 "White 4" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 8 March, 1945 after being shot down by Soviet flak and bailing out over enemy territory. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Ionescu, Emanoil Gen. Romania Kdr Corpul 1 Aerien (5/44) Bf 109F & G RK(5/20/44)
Iranyi, Pal Oblt Hungary 6 2/1 Ftr. Sq. (3/44), Deputy Kdr 101/1, Kdr 101/I Ftr. Grp "Puma" (5/44) CR-42, R.2000 Heja, Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 22" (5/44), Bf 109G-6/U2 "W0 + 70" (7/44) Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
It Oblt Finland 4 LeLv-24 (1/40) Fokker D.XXXI "FR-91" (1/40) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ivanic, Dragutin Lt Croatia 18 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (7/43 Taganrog) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ivanov, Gencho Dimitrov Bulgaria 3 692 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp 2 damaged enemy. Source: Magnus.
Ivanov, I. Maj Bulgaria Kdr 4th Army Air group (12/39 Gorna-Ornahovitsa) Avia B-71, Do 11 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
J Fw Finland 29 LeLv-30, 4/LeLv-24 (8/41, R B-239 "BW-377" "Black 1" (10/42), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Jambor, Stefan Uffz Slovakia 13(Slow)/JG-52 (Cz.) Bf 109G-6 "White 4" (lost 6/26/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 26 June, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51's of 52FG, 15AAF. Bailed safely at Hubice, but was either mortally wounded or has been suggested he may have been shot in his chute.
Jankovic, Jeronim Fw Croatia 1 JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (3/44), III/JG-52 (4/44) Bf 109G-2, G-4 & G-6 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Jankovic, Josef Uffz Slovakia 7 13(Slow)/JG-52 Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14830 (70% damaged) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Jankovski, Juraj Maj Croatia 2/Erg-Ost, 15(Kroat)/JG-52, JG-104 (5/43) Bf 109G-2 Fighter Operational Clasp Sent to JG-104 for further training. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Janouch, Svatopluk Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Jelacic, Josip StabsFw Croatia 16 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-4 & G-6 in JG-52 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Jelak, Mihajlo Lt Croatia 15(Kroat)/JG-52, 2.Lovacko Jato (Lucko FP 4/45) Bf 109G-14 Werk # 2127 "Black 27" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Jergovic, Ivan Oblt Croatia 16 JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109E in 4 Grp, Bf 109G-2 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Jicha, Vaclav Czechoslovakia 7 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Joensuu, Antti Ilmari "Pitk Uffz Finland 5 2/LeLv-26 (Ruokolahti 2/40), 1/HLeLv-34 (5/44 Kymi) Gladiator II "GL-256" (2/40), Bf 109G-6 (5/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Nick-named "Long Jim". Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Magnus, 1 victory.
Jordanov, Nikolai Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as a fighter pilot and instructor. Neulen
Jusu, Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-28 (2/40), Kdr LeLv-46(7/41 Luonetjarvi, Fin) MS.406 (Fr. ftr.), Blenheim in LeLv-46 Fighter and Bomber Operational Clasps
Jutila, Lauri Olavi Ofw Finland 8 LeLv-30, LeLv-32 (Suulaj Hurricane I Ser # N2394 "HC452" "Black 2" (5/42), B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA7 June, 1943 (Magnus). Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7.5 victories.
Juutilainen, Eino Ilmari "Illu" Offz Cand 2/21/1914 Lieksa, Finland 96 3/LeLv-24 (Suulaj Fokker D.XXI, Fiat G.50, B-239 "BW-364" "Orange 4" (12/42), Bf 109G-2 "MT-222" "Yel 2"(3/44) Double Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
K Oblt Hungary 2 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (9/43), Deputy Kdr 101/2 (4/44) Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Kajanto, Jaakko Olavi Fw Finland 5 LeLv-32 (4/42 Suulaj Curtis Hawk-75 (4/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 19 March, 1943 (Magnus). Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Kalaja, H. Hptm Finland Kdr 1/LeLv-30 Fiat G.50, MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Kalima, Martti Tauno Johannes Hptm Finland 11 3/LeLv-30(11/41 Tiikj D.XXI "FR-148"&"FR-150"(11/41), Fiat G.50, MS.406 Wk # 674 "MS-622" "Red 2" (6/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kalman, Offz Cand Hungary 1 101/III Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-10 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Yak-9 southeast of Szakesfehervar on 8 March, 1945. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Kalman, Istvan Oblt Hungary 12 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (7/43), 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (9/44), 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (1/45) R.2000 Heja II, Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit w/Crown, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Karadimtchev, E. Maj Bulgaria Kdr 3rd Reconnaissance Group (12/39 Jambol) Letov S-328 (Cz. Recon AC) Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Karatsonyi, Mihaly Lt Hungary 5 101/3 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (6/44) Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 53" (lost 6/44) Hungarian Bronze Medal for Merit, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Karelin, Cyrill Lt Russia 3/TG Gruppe-S Bf 109G-14 Werk # 782211 (lost) Transport (Ferry) Operational Clasp
Karhila, Ky Oblt 5/2/1921 Rauma, Finland 32 1/LeLv-32 (Lappeenranta 9/41), LeLv-30, LeLv-34, Kdr 3/HLeLv-24 (Lappeenranta 6/44) Hawk 75A-6 Ser# 13644 "CUw-560" "Yel 0" (9/41), B-239, Bf 109G-6/R6 Wk# 165342 "MT-461" DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Karhunen, Jorma "Joppe" Maj 3/17/1913 Pyh 31 1/LeLv-24(Immola 12/39), Kdr 3/LeLv-24(8/41, 5/43 Suulaj Fokker D.XXI "FR-112" "Black 7" (12/39), B-239 "BW-366 "Orange 6" (8/41), Bf 109G Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Karjalainen, L. Hptm Finland Kdr 3/LeLv-6 (6/41 Turku) Fiat G.50, MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Karnay, Erno Lt Hungary 1 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Karner, Albin Oblt Croatia JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (9/41) Bf 109E & F
Karu, Veikko Johannes Hptm Finland 10 4/LeLv-24 (1/40), LeLv-26, LeLv-28, Kdr 2/LeLv-30 (Pori 6/41, Suulaj Fokker D.XXI "FR-129" "Red 1" (11/41), Fiat G.50, MS.406, B-239, Bf 109G Mannerheim Cross, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kassianov, Lt Bulgaria 6th Fighter Regiment (3/44 Sofia) D.520, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp WIA 30 March, 1944, reportedly shot and badly wounded while haning in his parachute by American escorts fighters. Neulen
Kasza, Ogefr Hungary 1 2/1 Ftr. Sq. (4/44), 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Katajainen, Nils Edvard "Nipa" Ofw 5/31/1919 Helsinki, Finland 36 3/LeLv-24 (3/42 Kontupohja), 3/HLeLv-24 (Lappeenranta 5/43 and 7/44) B-239 "BW-368" "Yellow 1" (3/42), Bf 109G-6 Wk# 165461 "MT-476" "Yellow 7" (7/44) Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kauppinen, Osmo Kalervo Oblt Finland 6 LeLv-24 (3/42 Suursaari Is.) B-239 (3/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kauppinen, Viljo Ilmari Fw Finland 10 LeLv-24 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Bf 109G
Kauzlaric, Tomislav "Toma" Ofhr 12/21/1907 Delnice, Croatia 11 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp(9/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52('42), 1st Ftr Grp(7/43), 21st Ftr Sq.(10/43) Bf 109E-7/trop "Green 2" in 4/42, Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 "Black 4" in July'42, Fiat G.50 "3504"(4/44) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge(10/9/42), Fighter Operational Clasp
Kazar, Lt Hungary 2 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42) R.2000 Heja Fighter Operational Clasp His two known victories, both LaGG-3's near the village of Davidovka on 9 August, 1942. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Kelez, Fw Croatia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G-2 & G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Another of the many Croat airmen executed at the hands of tito's partisans the latter half of 1944. Neulen
Kenyeres, Miklos Oblt Hungary 18 5/3 Ftr Sq. (8/42 Russia), 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (7/43), 101st Fighter Group (5/44 Szolnok Hungary) Heja II, Bf 109G-4 & 6 Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kepsu, K. Maj Finland Kdr PLeLv-42(3/44) Ju 88A-4 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Kereki, Karoly Uffz Hungary 1 5/1 Ftr. Sq. (4/43), 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (9/43) Bf 109F-4/B Fighter Operational Clasp
Keresztes, Hptm Hungary 1 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42) R.2000 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a LaGG-3 near the village of Davidovka on 9 August, 1942. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Kerges, Laszlo Ogefr Hungary 3 101/5 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14, Bf 109G-10/U4 Fighter Operational Clasp
Keskinummi, Kosti Rauni Uffz Finland 6 LeLv-24 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kessler, Axel Meinhart Ofhr Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43), II/JG-4('45) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 961076 "Black 10" interned Sweden 19 April, 1945 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Kiljunen, Aaro Jaakko Uffz Finland 6 LeLv-32 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.33 victories. Magnus, 5.33 victories.
Kilpinen, Lasse Oblt Finland 1 2/LeLv-24 (4/42) B-239 "BW-394" EK 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kinnunen, Eero Aulis "Lekkeri" Offz Cand Finland 23 2/LeLv-24 (Sel B-239 "BW-352" "White 2" (6/41-9/42), Bf 109G-2 DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kiraly, Gyula Lt Hungary 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 14 June, 1944 during aerial combat with P-38's of 14 FG over Petf
Kirjonen, Mauno Ilmari Lt Finland 10 LeLv-32, LeLv-34, LeLv-30 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 9.75 victories.
Kirsteins, Juris Flg Latvia 2/NSGr-12 (Latvian) (7/44) Ar 66C EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Kis-Benedek, Istvan Ogefr Hungary 2/1 Ftr. Sq. (3/44) Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Kiss, Irno Oblt Hungary 6 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (43-44), 101/III Fighter Group "Puma" (3/44 Tulln Germany) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-10/U4 "Yellow 10" (Raffelding Austria 4/45) Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit, EK 1 & 2(3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp
Kivinen, E. Hptm Finland Kdr 2/LeLv-26 (6/41 Joroinen) Fiat G.50 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Klan, Jan Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Klaric, Stjeoan Uffz Yugoslavia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 2/KroJGr-1 (4/44), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) C.202, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Klints, Harijs, "Harry" Fw 4/6/1918 Latvia 1 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), 3/JG-54(10/44 S.U.), 2/JG-1 (12/44 Greifswalde) Ar 66C, Fw 190A-8 "Blue 5", Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739235 "Black 5" (lost 1/1/45) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kokko, Pekka Johannes Oblt Finland 14 Deputy Leader 3/LeLv-24 (10/41), Test pilot November, 1941 B-239 "BW-379" "Orange 9" (10/41), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kokkonen, Sakari Lt Finland 3/LeLv-26 (6/41 Joroinen) B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-26 pilots. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Kollo, Harri Lt Estonia NSGr-11(Estonian) (10/43) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp One of 10 outstanding Estonian pilots sent to Germany for fighter training in May-June, 1944. Neulen
Kopetzki, Zdenko Ofw Yugoslavia 15(Kroat)/KG-53 Do 17 Bomber Operational Clasp MIA 7 January, 1942 during aerial combat with a MiG-3 of 193 IAP in the Rzhev/Velikiye-Luki area.
Korbelik, Martin Ofw Croatia JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41) Bf 109E Completed flight training in Germany, arriving at the Russian Front in December, 1941. Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Korhonen, Aarne Uffz Finland 4/LeLv-24 (8/41 Immola), 2/LeLv-24 (4/42) B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp
Korhut, Asim Uffz Bosnia JG-104 (4/43), II/ERG-1 (11/43), 1/JGr-Kro (3/44) Bf 109G-2 & G-6, Bf 109G-10 (3/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Defected to an RAF-held airfield in his G-10 on 25 March, 1944. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Korosy, Janos Hptm Hungary Kdr 102 Squadron / 2ndAir Brigade (1/43 Kharkov) Ju 87D Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Korwatschew, Assen Maj 4/8/1915 Kreisstadt, Kjustendil, Bulgaria 7 Werneuchen 1938, JG-27('41), 6/Fighter Regt. 6, Kdr II/Fighter Regt. 6 (4/44) Bf 109F & G Bulgarian Order, Fighter Operational Clasp Deceased 8 May, 2003. Jager Blatt 4/2003.
Koskelainen, Arvo Ilmari Uffz Finland 5 LeLv-30, LeLv-24, 1/HLeLv-24 (4/44 Sullaj Bf 109G2 & 6 ('44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Koskinen, Eino Eero Sakeus Offz Cand Finland 13 LeLv-32 (4/42 Suulaj Curtis Hawk-75A "Cu-551" (9/42), captured LaGG-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Koskinen, Kosti Uffz Finland 2 LeLv-6, LeLv-30, 3/HLeLv-24 (7/44 Lappeenranta) Bf 109G-6 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Magnus, 7 victories.
Kostakev, Khristo Vasiliev Lt Bulgaria 2 3/6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His two victories; two B-17's. Neulen
Kovacevic, Nonrad Off Cand Croatia 15(Kroat)/KG-53 or 1 or 3(Kroat)/KG-1 Bu 181 Werk # 7415 Bomber Operational Clasp
Kovacic, Mirko Ofhr Slovenia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Kovacs-Nagy, Laszlo Offz Cand Hungary 1 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42). 2/1 Ftr. Sq. (10/42), 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (3/43) R.2000 Heja, Bf 109F-4/B EK 2(3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp His one know victory, an Il-2 on 31 October, 1942. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Kovacs, Janos Pal Lt Hungary 5 101/I Ftr. Grp., most likely, (or 102FG) Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Kovacs, Jozsef Maj Hungary 8 Kdr 5/2 Fighter Sq.(1/44), redesignated 102/1 Independent Ftr. Sq. (4/44 S.U.), Kdr 102FG (11/44) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Silver Medal of Valor, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kovacs, Pal Uffz Hungary 6 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (5/43), 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (9/43), 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (6/44), 101/2 Ftr. Sq. (7/44) Bf 109F4/B "V0 +41" (7/43), Bf 109G-6 (6/44) Silver Medal of Valor, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kovarik, Izidor "Izo" StabsFw Slovakia 29 13(Slow)/JG-52 Bf 109G-2 Werk # 10473 (70% damaged), Go 145 (lost 7/44) DK-G(10/17/43), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIFA 11 July, 1944 when the wing on his Go 145 folded.
Kovatchev, Assen Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as a fighter pilot and instructor. Neulen
Kranjc, Josip Uffz 1/22/1922 Bjelovar, Slovenia 5 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev S.U.) Bf 109G-2 & G-4, Bf 109G-6 "White 5" (11/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Krascsenics, Lajos Uffz Hungary 5 101/2 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (1/45) Bf 109G-10 "W1 + 78" (1/45) Hungarian Bronze Medal for Merit, EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kratkoruky, Bedrich Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Kren, Vladimir Col Croatia Kdr Croat Air Force (4/41 Zagreb) Bf 109E & G Fighter Operational Clasp
Kres, Vladimir Fw 11/10/1921 Zagreb, Croatia 6 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44), 2nd Ftr Sq. (2/45) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19208 (damaged 11/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Krisko, Vladimir Oblt Slovakia 9 Stfkpt 13(Slow)/JG-52(2/44 Piestany) Bf 109G-4 & G-6 EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Kristensen, Carl M. Lt Denmark Fighter Group "Luukkanen" 2/40 Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp
Krizsevszky, Leo Off Cand Hungary 1 101/2 Ftr. Sq.(7/44 Ferihegy Hungary) Bf 109G-4 & 6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Kruusm Oblt Estonia 3/SAGr-127 (Sea Aufklar Group, Naval Reconnaissance Sq.) Ar 95A-5 Werk # 2351 "6R + UL" (biplane w/pontoons interned in Sweden) Observer Operational Clasp
Kubovic, Augustin Fw Slovakia 1 13(Slow)/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet P-39 on 8 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Kucera, Jiri V. Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Kucera, Otmar Czechoslovakia 7 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Kucinic, Dragutin Uffz Croatia JG-104 (4/43) II/EJG-1 (12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) Bf 109G-2 & G-6 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Kukk, Juri Lt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Kulakov, Petr Lt Russia Formerly Soviet pilot in 13 IAP, Anti-Soviet Volunteer Unit I-16 in 13 IAP, Bf 109F in Vol. Unit Fighter Operational Clasp
Kulenovic, Sulijman Ofw Croatia 3(Kroat)/KG-1(7/44) Do 17Z Werk # 0170 Bomber Operational Clasp
Kulic, Ivan Uffz Croatia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (11/43), 2/Kro JGr-1 (Zagreb 12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (4/44) Bf 109G-2 & G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Kunovic, Bogomir Uffz Croatia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (11/43), 2/KroJGr-1 (Zagreb 12/43) Bf 109G-2 & G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Cigliv-Osprey.
Kuttelwascher, Karel Miroslav Czechoslovakia 20 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
L Fw Finland 4 LeLv-26, 1/HLeLv-34 (Taipalsaari 7/44) Bf 109G-6 "MT-453" "White 11" (7/44) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Magnus, 5 victories.
L Fw Finland 1 1/LeLv-34 (6/43 Utti) Bf 109G-2 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-34 pilots. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
L Uffz Hungary 5 101/2 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (7/44) Bf 109G-6/U2 "W0 + 20" (7/44) Hungarian Silver Medal of Valor, (No mention of EK's), Fighter Operational Clasp
La Ferla, Germano Hptm Italy Kdr 363a Squadriglia/22 Gruppo C.T. (Stalino Russia, 1941) MC.200 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Laanek Hptm Estonia Stfkpt 1/SAGr-127 (12/43) Ar 66C EK 1 & 2, Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Labeau, Alfons Fw Belgium Luft Fighter Unit April, 1945 Fw 190A Labeau did very little flying due to no aircraft available or no fuel. Neulen
Lahtela, Kullervo Hptm Finland 11 2/LeLv-32 (6/41 Hyvink MS.406, Curtis Hawk-75 (4/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 10.25 victories.
Laiolo, Domenico Offz Cand Italy 6 76a, 363a, 310a, 1a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Laitinen, Ahti Tauno Ilmari Oblt Finland 10 LeLv-24, 3/HLeLv-24 (7/44 Lappeenranta) B-239, Bf 109G-6 "MT-441" (7/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Lakio, Vilppu Mikael Oblt Finland 5 LeLv-24, HLeLv-24 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Lamborghini, Renato Oblt Italy Kdr 2a Squadriglia/Gruppo Transporto "Velivoli" (7/44 San Pietro di Gorizia) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Lampi, Heimo Olavi Lt 2/29/1920 Finland 14 2/LeLv-24 (6/41, Tiiksj B-239 "BW-354" "White 6" (9/42), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G-2 & 6 in HLeLv-24 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Larjo, Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-14 (7/41 Utti-Padasjoki, Finland) Fokker C.X, Curtiss Hawk 75A & Gloster Gladiator Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Lasta, Jure Fw 1/27/1915 Cim, Croatia 8 JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq/Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41) Bf 109E-7's, Bf 109E-1, Bf 109G-2 "Black 11" (9/42), Bf 109G-2 "Black 16" (lost 10/28/42) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Lautam Offz Cand Finland 6 2/LeLv-26 (2/40) Gladiator II (2/40) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.5 victories. Magnus, 4 victories.
Lazarov, Dimitar Oblt Bulgaria Kdr 692 Sq./6th Fighter Regt (10/41 Sarafovo) Avia B-534, Bf 109E-7 Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as fighter pilots and instructors. Neulen
Lazdins, Edgars Flg Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), FFS Plathe(7/44), 5/JG-4(3/45 J Ar 66C, Hs 126, Fw 190A-8 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Lecis, Janis Lt Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), 3/JG-54 (6/44 Wesenberg Russia), 3/JG-1 (12/44 Greifswalde) Ar 66C, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 738248 "Yellow 3" (lost 12/5/44) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp WIA 5 December, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51's in the Neuruppin area.
LeGloan, Pierre Lt Vichy - France 12 G.C.III/6 (6/41) D.520 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Lehto, Urho Johannes Finland 4 Fighter unit Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: "Aces of World War II".
Lehtovaara, Urho Sakari Fw Finland 44 LeLv-28, 1/LeLv-34 (6/43 Utti) Bf 109G-2 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen 3 victories. Bowers/Lednicer, 44.5 victories, Finlands 4th Leading Ace. Magnus, 43.5 victories.
Lehtovaara, Urho Sakari Offz Cand 10/27/1917 Pyh 45 2/LeLv-28 (Viitana 11/41), 3/LeLv-34 (3/43) Morane MS.406 "MS-327" "White 9" (11/41), MS.406 "MS-304 (12/41), Bf 109G-6 Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Leino, Hemmo Kullervo Fw 4/8/1921 Finland 11 LeLv-30, LeLv-14, 2/LeLv-24 (1/42), 1/HLeLv-34 (Kymi 6/44) Fokker D.XXI in LeLv-30, MS.406 in LeLv-14, Bf 109F, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 412122 "MT-423" "Wh 3" (6/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Leonesio, Silvio Lt 5.Stormo Mc.202 (lost 7/16/44) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 16 July, 1944; bailed out on a return flight over Brac Is.at Podhumlje Yugoslavia. Buried by partisans. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Lepp, Aleksander Oblt Estonia I/NSGr-11 (Libau) Fokker CV-E "3W + OL" (interned in Sweden) Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Levay, Gyozo Hptm Hungary Kdr 102 Vadaszbombazo (11/44) Fw 190F-8 Assault Operational Clasp Found on-line, Wikipedia
Levi, Lt Italy 412a Sq., 29o Gruppo (10/40 Barentu, Eritrea) CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other 412a Squadriglia pilots in late 1940. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Limburg, Nickolae Romania Fighter unit, Russia 1942-1944 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Lindberg, Kim Konrad Oblt Finland 5 LeLv-24, LeR-3 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Linkola, M. Oblt Finland Kdr 1/LeLv-26 (6/41 Joroinen) Fiat G.50 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Linnamaa, Aarre Pivi Lt Finland 6 LeLv-28 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Liptak, Lt Hungary 1 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (5/43) Bf 109F-4/B Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a Yak-1 near Valuiki on 30 May, 1943. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Livmanis, Vlademars Uffz Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), FFS Plathe(7/44), 5/JG-4(3/45 Ar 66C, Hs 126, Fw 190A-8 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Loja, Geza Oblt Hungary 2 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Lombardo-Schiappacasse, Enzo Oblt Italy 7 98a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Longhi, Felice Uffz Italy 5 95a, 18o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Mirafiori 7/40) CR.42 "Yellow 5" (7/40), MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Longhini, Antonio Oblt Italy 8 370a, 355a, 2a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Lopez, Aristides Hptm Spain 15(Span.)/JG-27 (S.U.) Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3771 (lost 11/27/41) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 27 November, 1941; cause and location not reported.
Lorenz, R. Obst Finland Kdr LeR-2 (2nd Air Regt.) (6/41 Pieks B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Loxic, Mehmedalija Ofhr Bosnia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Lucas, Lorenzo Oblt Spain 5 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Lucchini, Franco Hptm 12/24/1914 Rome, Italy 21 15(Kroat)/JG-52 CR.42, MC.200 "Red 2" (8/41), MC.202 III (MM7720) "Red 1" (9/42) Ital. Brnz, Sil & Gold Medals for Valor & War Crosses, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Wnd Bdge, Fighter Oper. Clasp
Lucin, Ignacije Uffz Yugoslavia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2, G-4 & G-6 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Lukacs, Otto Offz Cand Hungary 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109F-4/B EK 2(3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Punka-Osprey.
Lumi, Karl Oblt Estonia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A in JG-54, Fw 190A-8 in JG-4 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp, Fighter Operational Clasp (JG-54)
Lumme, Aulis Oblt Finland 17 4/LeLv-24 (Immola 8/41, R B-239 (8/41), B-239 "BW-370" "Black 4" (10/42), F2A Buffalo EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Lupari, E. Oblt Finland Kdr 3/LeLv-28 (6/41 Naaraj MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keksinen-Osprey
Luukkanen, Eino Antero Maj 6/4/1909 Jaakkima, Karelia, Finland 56 3/LeLv-24 (Vartsila Finland 12/39), LeLv-30, Kdr LeLv-34(Utti 3/43), Kdr HLeLv-34(6/44) Fokker D.XXI "FR-104" (12/39), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 14718 "MT-201" "Wh 1"(6/43), Bf 109G-6(4/44) Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Lyly, Erik Edvard Fw Finland 8 LeLv-46, T-LLv-35, LeLv-24, 1/LeLv-34 (Utti 6/43) B-239, Bf 109G-6 "MT-423" (4/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp 188 combat missions. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
M Uffz Finland 1/LeLv-34 (Utti 6/43) B-239, Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with Peltola, Pekuri and Lyly at Utti airfield in June, 1943. Source: Stenman and Keskinen-Osprey
Maddalena, Basilio Ofw 1/JG-52 Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20004 "White 5" (lost 7/43) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 5 July, 1943 during aerial combat with a Pe-2 10 km NNE of Tomarowka. Source: JG-52 Loss List.
Madon, Michel Oblt Vichy - France 4 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One of the four was individually achieved. Neulen
Magagnoli, Dante Hptm Italy Kdr Gruppo "Buscaglia" Training Squadriglia (7/44 Venegono) SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Magaldi, Hptm Italy Kdr 364a, 150o Gruppo Autonomo, 53o Stormo CR.42, MC.200 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA during the Greek-Albanian Campaign. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Maggini, Hptm Italy Kdr 90a Sq., 10o Gruppo (6/40 Libya) CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp One "shared" victory, with three other pilots, an RAF Gladiator on 14 June, 1940. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Maggiore-Baldwin, Filippo Sgt 51 Stormo CT Mc.205 (lost 8/3/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Hit while attacking rail yards at Hutovo Yugoslavia on 3 August, 1944. Rescued by partisans and ret'd to his unit 22 days later. No injuries reported. Source" Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Magnaghi, Carlo Uffz Italy 11 76a, 98a, 310a, 1a ANR (5/44) CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V (5/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Magnusson, Gustaf Erik Maj Finland 6 Kdr LeLv-24 (1/40 Joutseno, 7/41 Vesivehmaa, Finland), LeR-3 Fokker D.XXI "FR-99" "Black 1" (1/40), Brewster B-239 "BW-380" (7/41), F2A Buffalo Mannerheim Cross, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen and Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.5 victories. Magnus, 1.5 victories.
Magrini, Vasco Italy 11 Fighter unit Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Makars, Haralds Fw Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), 3/JG-54 ('43-'44 S.U.), I/JG-1 (11/44 Home Defense) Ar 66C, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Malik, Joszef (Joszika) Oblt Budapest, Hungary 11 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (6/44), Stfkpt 101/2 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (3/45), Kdr 101/1 FS (1/45), JG-101(3/45 Italy) Heja II, Bf 109G-6/U2 "W1 + 71" (lost 3/45) Hungarian Order of Officers Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Malinen, Hptm Finland Kdr LeLv-15 (7/41 Vaasa, Finland) He 115, Ju W.34 & Blackburn Ripon (seaplanes) Air Sea Rescue Operational Clasp Neulen
Malnassy, Ferenc Oblt Hungary 11 102/2 "Ricsi" Ftr. Sq. (10/44), 101/8 Ftr. Sq. (3/45) Heja II, Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit w/Crown, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Malnasy, Ferenc Hungary 14 Fighter unit Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 13 March, 1945. Source: "Aces of World War II".
Malvezzi, Fernando Hptm 10/22/1912 Noceto, Italy 10 236a; Kdr 97a, 2o Gruppo (2/43);Kdr 2 Gruppo Trng Sq (7/44 Cervere; redesig 3 Gruppo 8/15/44) Ju 87B-2 (9/40 in 236a), MC.202 (7/41, 2/43 Castelbenito), MC.205V Ital. Bronze & Silver Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mandolesi, Fw Italy 74a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo MC.202 Fighter Operational Clasp
Mandolini, Orlando Oblt Italy 7 93a, 91a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Mansfeld, Miroslav J. Czechoslovakia 10 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Mantelli, Adriano Offz Cand Italy 12 74a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Libya 7/42) MC.202 (9/42) Fighter Operational Clasp
Manzitti, Nicola Oblt Italy 2 Gruppo C.T. MC.205V, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 30 April, 1944 during aerial combat. Neulen
Manzocchi, Diego Italy LeLv-26 Fiat G.50 "FA-22" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Marchesi, Cesare Maj Italy Kdr 3a Squadriglia "Occarso"/1Gruppo C.T. (7/44 Reggio Emilia) Fiat G.55 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Marconcini, Giuseppe Offz Cand Italy 6 76a, 310a, 1a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Marinescu, Dumitri Hptm Romania 3 Romanian No.8 Ground Attack Group (StG-8) 4/43 Russia Hs 129 EK 1 & 2, Assault Operational Clasp
Marini, Marino Maj Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.), Kdr Gruppo A.S."Buscaglia"(3/44 repl Faggioni) SM.84 (torpedo bomber), SM.79(3/44) Bomber Operational Clasp
Marino, Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.84 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp Attacked Gibraltar Convoy "Harpoon", 14 June, 1942. Neulen
Marinopolski, Stefan Bulgaria Fighter unit, Bulgarian Defense 1943-1944 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Mariotti, Luigi Maj Italy 5 363a, 91a, Kdr 9o Gruppo MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Martan, Djuro Uffz Croatia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev) Bf 109G-4 & G-6 Former Pre-war Croatian pilot in 2.DPJ. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Martensen, Edgar Oblt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp One of 10 outstanding Estonian pilots sent to Germany for fighter training in May-June, 1944. Neulen
Martinasevic, Stjepan StabsFw 12/14/1913 Brod, Croatia 11 JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52, Fl.U.G-1 (2/43) Bf 109E in 4 Grp, Bf 109G-2 "Black 7", "Black 9" & "Black 11", Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Martini, Albert Maj Hungary Kdr 102nd Fast Bomber Group (3/44) Me 210Ca-1 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Martini, Maigonis Flg Latvia Training unit, FFS at Libau-Grobin, Courland (2/44) Ar 66C
Martinko, Eduard Fw 9/2/1917 Karlovac, Czech. 13 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev S.U.), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 & G-4, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 19680 "Red 9" (11/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Martinoli, Teresio Vittorio Offz Cand 3/26/1917 Novara, Italy 22 366a, 151o Gruppo, 53o Stormo; 384a, 157o Gruppo; 78a; 84a; 73a, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (Gela 7/42) CR.42, MC.200, MC.202 III (MM7764) "Red 4" (7/42), MC.205V Ital. Silver & Gold Medals for Military Valor, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Martis, Stefan StabsFw Slovakia 19 13(Slow)/JG-52 (7/43 S.U.) Bf 109G-2, G-4 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Massimo, Salvatore Fw Italy 10 90a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Massinen, Pauli Aatos Oblt Finland 5 3/LeLv-28 (S Morane MS.406 "MS 318" "Yellow 3" (2/40), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Mastrogostino, Angelo Italy 11 Fighter unit Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Mateos, Jose Lt Spain 4 15(Span)/JG-51 (7/43 S.U.) Bf 109G, Fw 190A-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mathe, Laszlo Oblt Hungary 10 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (9/44), Kdr 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (1/45) Bf 109G-6 in 102 Grp, Bf 109G-14 in 101 Grp Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mattila, Ture Allan Nestor Oblt Finland 8 2/LeLv-30 (Hyvink Fokker D.XXI "FR-125" "White 4" in LeLv-30, Bf 109G in LeLv-34 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp 296 combat missions. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
Matusek, Anton StabsFw Slovakia 11 13(Slow)/JG-52 (4/43 Anapa S.U.) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19347 "Yellow 9" (interned by Soviets) EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Defected to the Soviets at Novomalo on 9 September, 1943, along with Uffz L. Dobrovodsky.
Matyas, Janos Ogefr Hungary 5 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (8/43), 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (6/44) Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6 Hungarian Bronze Medal for Merit w/Swords, EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Maurer, Sergio Hptm Italy 6 Kdr 98a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Maximciuc, Leonidas Ivanovich Oberst Jan. 1926 Romania 52 Various Fighter Units Bf 109F & G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mazil Fw Romania 1 49th Romanian Jager Staffel (12/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Boston III on 27 December, 1943. (All OKL)
Mazzei, Offz Cand Italy 236a (Dive Bomber Sq.) Ju 87 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Known to have hit the Royal Navy Cruiser HMS Southampton on 10 January, 1941. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Mazzitelli, Orfeo Oblt Italy 8 359a, 22o Gruppo Autonomo (Capodichino 8/43); 371a MC.202 XI "Red 4" (8/43), Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mecatti, Mario Oblt Italy 7 364a, 91a, 4.Stormo CT (4/44) Bf 109G, Mc.205 (lost 4/11/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His Mc.205 was hit by AA fire 11km NNW of Slano Yugoslavia. He was able to bail safely and rescued by partisans; ret'd to unit on 12 May, 1944 (Yugo crashes-Shrani). Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Medrano de Pedro, Luis Oblt Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 18 July, 1943. A 2nd, a Pe-2 on 11 November, 1943. (All OKL)
Mehanovic, Serif Lt Yugoslavia 21st Kroat Ftr Sq. (Borongaj 4/44) MS 406c Fighter Operational Clasp In the Spring of 1944, he opposed American bombers of the 15th Air Force. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Meille, Enrico Hptm Italy Kdr 371a Squadriglia/22 Gruppo C.T. (Stalino Russia, 1941) MC.200 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Melichac, Frantisek Fw Slovakia 2 13(Slow)/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Melis, Mario Oblt Italy 5 352a, 85a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Meller, T. Maj Finland Kdr PLeLv Bomber Grp.(11/43 Ju 88A-4 Bomber Operational Clasp Replaced Gabrielsson. Neulen
Mellin, Paavo Kullervo Uffz Finland 6 LeLv-24 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp POW 9 March, 1942 (Magnus). Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5.5 victories.
Mencis, Arnolds Lt 4/25/1915 Riga, Latvia 3 1/NSG-12 (Latvian), 3/JG-54 (4/44 Russia), I/JG-1 (11/44) Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mendini, Igino Hptm Italy Kdr 128a Squadriglia/61 Gruppo Ricog (Stalino Russia, 1941) Ca 311 Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Meneses, Bernardo Oblt Spain 6 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Metsola, Kai Kalevi Johannes Oblt Finland 11 1/LeLv-24 (Nurmoila 10/41), 1/HLeLv-24 (4/44 Suulaj B-239 "BW-390" "Whito 0" (10/41), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G2 & 6 ('44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Miani, Carlo Maj Italy 7 Kdr 360a, 155o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (Gela 8/42); Kdr IIo Gruppo ANR CR.42, MC.202 VI (MM8339) "Red 10" (8/42), MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Michna, Gy Lt Hungary 6 101/1 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (2/45) Bf 109G-6/U2 "W1 + 44" (2/45) Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Michordea, Mihai Ofw Romania 4 49th Romanian Jager Staffel (7/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Micu, Ion Romania Fighter unit, Russia 1941-1942 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp His Romanian score count, 13. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Mihaljevic, Ivan Uffz Yugoslavia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (3/44), III/JG-52 (4/44) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-14 Werk # 2108 "Black 8" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Mihalovic, Ivan Off Cand Croatia 1 or 3(Kroat)/KG-1 or 15(Kroat)/KG-53 Bu 181 Werk # 7415 Bomber Operational Clasp
Mihelcic, Viktor Ofw Slovenia 2 JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/42 to Lovo 2/43) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13516 "Green 9" (lost 5/4/43) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 4 May, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported. Alternate spelling: Mehelic. MIA status & spelling source: Bf 109 Loss List.
Mihus, Michordur Ofw Romania 2 49th Romanian Jager Staffel (3/44 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, two Soviet A020 Boston III's on 19 March, 1944. (All OKL)
Mikovic, Veca Ofw 1/7/1914 Subotica, Croatia 12 JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (3/42 S.U.) Bf 109E-4 in 4 Grp, Bf 109E-3 "Green 15" (6/42), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13411 "Black 13" (lost) EP, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Mikulec, Zvonko Uffz Yugoslavia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (3/44), III/JG-52 (4/44) Bf 109E, Bf 109G Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Milk, Remi Oblt 7/18/1921 Estonia 3/SAGr-127 (Sea Aufklar Group,Naval Recon Sq) Ar 95 Werk # 2346 "6R + LL" biplane w/pontoons interned Sweden 22 September, 1944 EK 1 & 2, Observer Operational Clasp in Gold
Millers, Eduards Oblt Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), 3/JG-54 (6/44 Wesenberg Russia), 1/JG-1 (12/44 Greifswalde) Ar 66C, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739385 "White 22" (lost) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Milu, Ioan Lt Romania 32 49th Romanian Jager Staffel IAR 80, IAR 81, Bf 109E, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Survived the war. Neulen. Bowers/Lednicer, 18 to 32 victories.
Minguzzi, Vittorio Maj Italy 5 359a, Kdr Squadriglia/22 Gruppo C.T. (Stalino Russia, 1941) MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen & Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Miotto, Elio Lt Italy 5 91a Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Misic, Dragomir Uffz Croatia JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/42) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Misulin, Ivan Uffz Yugoslavia 2/KroJGr-1 (Zagreb 12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (3/44) G.50bis (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Moci, Paolo Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (11/42 Sardinia, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.79 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Molnar, Lajos Uffz Hungary 25 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10/U4 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Molnar, Laszlo Oblt Hungary 23 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42), 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (8/43), 101/3 Ftr Sq. "Puma" (5/44 Szolnok Hungary) R.2000 Heja II, Bf 109G-6 "V3 + 84" (8/43), Bf 109G-6 "Blk 66" (2/44), Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 48" (7/44) Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords(2/44), EK 1(1/44) & 2(8/43), Wound Badge (9/2/42), Ftr.Oper.Clasp
Monaco, Hptm Italy 3 369a, 22o Gruppo Autonomo (Capodichino 8/43) MC.202 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Montagnani, Gianfranco Lt Italy 5 352a, 359a MC.200, MC.205V EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Monterumici, Amleto Offz Cand Italy 5 90 Squadriglia, 10 Gruppo, 6o Stormo MC.202 (MM7795) "Yellow 4", MC.205V Fighter Operational Clasp
Morandi, Aurelio Lt Italy 1 3/JGr-Italien (5/44), 1 Gruppo C.T. Bf 109G-6 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Morato, Joaquin Garcia Col. Spain 40 15(Span)/JG-27 (9/41 S.U.) Bf 109E-7 Spanish Cross, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp The most successful Spanish pilot. Neulen. Reported killed in a crash, 4 April, 1939(?), R. Toliver.
Moretto, Enrico Oblt Italy 5 96a, 370a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Morino, Giuseppe Obst Italy Kdr Comando Aerotransporti (7/44 Bergamo) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Morosi, Luigi Uffz Italy 5 81a, 3a ANR MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Morselli, Lt Gr. Buscaglia SM.79 Werk # MM24048 "B3-03" (lost 8/11/44) Bomber Operational Clasp Shot down by German flak on 11 August, 1944, at Zemun Yugoslavia after takeoff. No mention of crew disposition. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Moscatelli, Capt Italy Kdr 97 Gruppo (11/40) Ju 87R Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Mrak, Ivan Obstlt Croatia Kdr Croat Mixed Air Force Regt MZP (7/41) Various bombers and fighters
Mucenia, Ion Ofw Romania 24 49th Romanian Jager Staffel IAR 80, IAR 81, Bf 109E, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Survived the war. Neulen
Mucenica, Romania 24 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Munoz-Jimenez, Josef (Jose) Maj Spain 1st Escuadrilla Azul, Deputy Kdr 15(Span)/JG-27 (11/41 S.U.) Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3185 (lost 11/27/41) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 27 November, 1941 after being hit by AA fire at Kaschino, near Istra, on the Eastern Front. Mombeek. Alternate spelling: Munes (Mebius).
Munteanu, Lazar 8/23/1918 Romania Attack unit, Russia and Romania 1942-1945 Hs 129 Assault Operational Clasp Over 160 reconnaissance and attack missions during WWII. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Muranyi, Tibor Offz Cand Hungary 2 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Murvay, Janos Uffz Hungary 2/1 Ftr. Sq. (3/44) Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Mussolini, Bruno Hptm Italy 274a Squadriglia BGR (8/42) P.108B (4 engine bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp KIC Autumn 1942 as a result of faulty engines. Neulen
Muti, Ettore Obstlt Italy Various Highly decorated war hero.
Myllyl Oblt Finland 21 LeLv-26, 1/LeLv-28 (A MS.406 "MS-317" "Black 2" (7/42), Bf 109G-2 "MT-216" (3/44) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Myllym Hptm Finland 5 LeLv-28, LeSK, T0LLv-35, LeLv-24 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories. Magnus, 4 victories.
Nagy, Jozsef Uffz Hungary 4 101/1 Ftr. Sq. (5/44), 101/5 Ftr. Sq. (1/45), 101/4 Ftr. Sq. (2/45) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 "Red 2" Fighter Operational Clasp
Nagy, Kornel Oblt Hungary 1 Experimental Air Force Institute (4/44 Ferihegy Hungary) Me 210Ca-1 "ZO + 60" EK 2, Wound Badge, Destroyer Operational Clasp
Nahold, Vladmir Uffz Croatia 4 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (1/44 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Nanasi, Kalman Lt Hungary 9 101/3 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (7/44), 101/5 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (1/45) Heja II, Bf 109G-6/U2 "W0 + 49" (7/44), Bf 109G-6/U2 "W1 + 54" (1/45), Bf 109G-10/U4(2/45) Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit w/Crown, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Nardi, Alberto Fw Italy 1 1/JGr-Italien Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a B-17 at Ferrara-Ostellato on 2 May, 1944. Perry Claims.
Neascu, Romeo Romania 12 Romanian Ftr unit Bf 109G-2 "White 7" Mickey Mouse on cowl EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Dennis Davison painting
Nemere, Miklos Lt Hungary 1 102/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Nemes, Endre Hptm Hungary Kdr 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (11/44) Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Punka-Osprey.
Nemeslaky, Zoltan Uffz Hungary 1 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Nemet, Endre Hungary 8 Fighter unit Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: "Aces of World War II".
Neri, Gianfranco Oblt Italy Kdr 1a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Buscaglia" (7/44 Lonate Pozzolo) SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Nespolo, Pompeo Oblt Italy Kdr 3a Squadriglia/Gruppo Transporto "Velivoli" (7/44 San Pietro di Gorizia) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Nicolov, Romania Bomber unit PZL P.23 & P.43 Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Nieminen, Urho Abraham Hptm Finland 11 Kdr 3/LeLv-26 (6/41 Joroinen), KoeL Fiat G.50 "FA-11" (6/41), B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Nikoljacic, Josip Lt Croatia JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/42) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13608 "Black 10" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp in Bronze
Nikolow, Petko Lt Bulgaria 2 Bomberregiment (10/44 Sofia) Bu 131, Ar 96, Avia 535, Ju 87D Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Russian POW. Jager Blatt 4/2004.
Nioi, Clizio Hptm Italy 7 Kdr 80a MC.200, MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Nissinen, Lauri Vilhelm Oblt 7/31/1918 Joensuu, Finland 33 2/LeLv-24 (Tiiksj B-239 "BW-384" "Orange 3" (5/42), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 13577 "MT-225" "Yellow 5" (5/44) Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Noriega-Labat, Antonio Hptm Spain Fighter Unit, France, 1941; 2/Esquadron Azul(Span), Stfkpt 15(Span)/JG-51(S.U.) D.520 in France, Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5432 (lost 7/1/42) in JG-51 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 1 July, 1942 during aerial combat with enemy fighters near Mzensk. Switched from the French Gaulist to the Vichy French in May, 1941 (Neulen).
Nourala, Aaro Eerikki Fw Finland 15 LeLv-30, LeLv-10, 1/LeLv-14 (3/43 Tiiksj Fiat G.50, MS.406"MS-611" Wh 11"(3/43), Bf 109G-2(4/43), Bf 109G-6"MT-416" "Yellow 6"(6/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Novarro, Antonio Lt Spain 15(Sp)/JG-51 (S.U.) Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9545 (lost 8/7/42) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 7 August, 1942 in a mid-air collision at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 64733.
Nuotio, E. Obst Finland Kdr LeR-3, (3rd Air Regt.) (7/41 Hameenlinna, Finland) B-239 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen and Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Nurminen, Pentti Emil Hptm Finland 6 LeLv-10, LeLv-30, Kdr 1/LeLv-32 (4/42 Suulaj Curtis Hawk-75 (4/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Nyari, Lt Hungary 2 101/5 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Nyemetz, Janos Offz Cand Hungary 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 7 August, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51's. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Nyman, Atte Eirik Olavi Oblt Finland 5 LeLv-24, 2/HLeLv-24 (7/44 Lappeenranta) Bf 109G-6 "MT-465" "Yellow 7" (7/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Oblach, Giuseppe Oblt Italy 7 73a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Ocarso, Dante Hptm Italy 5 Kdr 88a, 6o Gruppo, 1o Stormo (Decimomannu 11/42) CR.42, MC.202 X (MM9570) "Red 1" (11/42) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Ocvirk, Stefan StabsFw Slovakia 10 13(Slow)/JG-52 (8/43 S.U.) Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19756 (50% damaged) EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ocvrik, Stefan Uffz Slovakia 13(Slow)/JG-52 (Cz.) Bf 109G-6 "White 5" (dam 6/26/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Force landed his G-6 at Plestany on 26 June, 1944 after aerial combat with P-51's of 52FG, 15AAF, pilot disposition not reported.
Odescalchi, Miklos Oblt Hungary 5/1 Night Fighter Squadron (6/44 Budapest) Me 210Ca-1 "ZO + 88" Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Omiccioli, Enzo Offz Cand Fano, Italy 5 412a Squadriglia, 29o Gruppo (Somalia 1/41), 410a CR.42 Ital Gold Medal for Military Valor (Post.), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Omiccioli, Walter Offz Cand 3/12/1920 Fano, Italy 9 98a, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo (Malta 6/41, Italy 6/42, Caselle N.Africa 4/43) Breda Ba.88, MC.200, MC.202 IX "Red 9" (4/43), Bf 109G Ital. Bronze & Silver Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Orlandini, Maj Italy Kdr 121 Gruppo (7/43) Ju 87D, Re.2001 & Re.2002 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Orosz, Bela Lt Col Hungary Kdr 4th Independent Bomber Sq. (6/41 Operation Barbarossa) Ju 86K-2 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Orssich, Lt Hungary 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (9/42) R.2000 Heja Fighter Operational Clasp Molnar's wingman in 1942. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Ots, Oblt Estonia Stfkpt 1/NSGr-11 (10/44 Libau) Fokker CV-E, He 50E, Ar 66 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Ozols, Indulis Uffz Latvia NSGr-12 (Latvian) Instructor (8/44), redesig. Erg.Flg.Gr.Lettland Ar 66C, Ju 87D-5/D7 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp Latvian Night Harassment unit. Neulen
P Uffz Finland 3/LeLv-26 (6/41 Joroinen) B-239, Fiat G.50 Fighter Operational Clasp Pictured with other LeLv-26 pilots. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Pajari, Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-16 (7/41 Joensuu, Finland) Gloster Gladiator, Fokker C.X & Lysander Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Palaticki, R. Uffz Slovakia 13(Slow)/JG-52 Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19292 (35% damaged) Fighter Operational Clasp His AC 35% damaged after an emergency landing on 18 July, 1943, due to engine trouble. Neulen
Palaticky, Rudolf Uffz Slovakia 5 13(Slow)/JG-52 (9/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Palazzeschi, Antonio Oblt Italy 5 81a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Palenicek, Jozef Hptm Slovakia 13(Slow)/JG-52(9/43) Bf 109G-4 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Pallasvuo, Yrj Lt Finland 13 LeLv-32 (7/42), LeLv-34, LeLv-30 Curtis Hawk-75A (7/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Palumbo, Michele Hptm Italy Kdr Gruppo "Buscaglia" Instructional Squadriglia (7/44 Bettola) SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Pana, Gheorghe Uffz Romania IV/NJG-6 (8/44) Bf 110 Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Panczel, Imre Lt Hungary 7 1/1 Ftr. Sq. "Dongo" (Wasp) (10/42), 1st Hung. Jabo Sq./JG-52 (12/42 Rossosh S.U.), Re.2000 Heja, Bf 109F-4/B "VO + O4" (lost 1/43) Knights Cross of the Hungarian Order w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pandolfo, Lt Gr. Buscahlia SM 79 Werk # MM21448 "B1-00" (lost 7/31/44) Bomber Operational Clasp Shot down on 31 July, 1944 by BAF fighters at Otocac Yugoslavia during a ferry flight from Villafranca-Belgrade. Pilot and crew disposition not reported. Source: Yugo crashes-Shrani.
Papp, Tibor Oblt Hungary 4 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (8/43), 2/1 Ftr. Sq. (3/44) Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6 Hungarian Bronze Medal for Merit w/Swords, EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pareja-Nunez, Enrique Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 (8/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5442 (lost 10/21/43) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 21 October, 1943 during aerial combat north of Ssolowi. His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 28 August, 1943. (All OKL)
Paronen, Onni Kullervo Ofw Finland 13 3/LeLv-26 (12/39, 6/41 Joroinen, 9/41 Lunkula, Kilpasilta 9/42), 3/LeLv-34(3/43) D.XXI "FR-105"(12/39), B-239(6/41), Fiat G.50 "FA-6"(9/41), G.50 "FA-33"(9/42), Bf 109G(3/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pascu, Vasile Romania Adjutant Pilot, 59th Fighter Squadron (6/42 Tirgusor, Rom.) IAR 80 (sgl. eng. ftr.) Fighter Operational Clasp Two known "damaged" B-24's of 98BG on 12 June, 1942; one at Urziceni, the other at Zilistia. J.Stout
Pasila, Mikko Oblt Finland 10 LeLv-30, 1/HLeLv-24 (Sullaj B-239, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 165249 "MT-477" "Yellow 7" (7/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 10 victories.
Paszthy, Uffz Hungary 101/I Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-6 (lost 6/44) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Patton, Renato Ogefr Italy 2 Gruppo C.T. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Pavai-Vajna, Gy Oblt Hungary 1 Deputy Kdr 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (4/44) Bf 109G-6 "V8 + 04" (lost 6/44) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pecchiari, Francesco Uffz Italy 5 352a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Pekuri, Lauri Olavi "Lasse" Hptm 11/6/1916 Finland 19 Deputy Ldr 2/LeLv-24 (3/42), 1/LeLv-34 (2/43, 6/43 Utti), Kdr 1/LeLv-34 (6/44) B-239 "BW-372" (lost 5/42), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G-6 "MT-420" (lost 6/44) EK 1 &
Pellizzari, Egidio Maj Italy Kdr Gruppo Transporto "Terracciano" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Peltola, Eino Iisakki Fw 1920 Finland 11 2/LeLv-24 (3/42), 1/LeLv-34 (Utti 6/43) B-239 "BW-379" in LeLv-24, Bf 109G-2 "MT-215" (5/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pelzej, Ivan Hptm Croatia Kdr 12th Bomber Sq./5th Bomber Grp(4/41 Zagreb), KG-3(10/41 S.U.) Do 17Z in KG-3 Bomber Operational Clasp
Perdoni, Luciano Offz Cand Italy 5 84a MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Perez, Alejandro Gonzalez Oblt Spain 2 15(Span)/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5327 (lost 6/8/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 8 June, 1943 during aerial combat over Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 34413. His first known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 1 May, 1943. A 2nd, a Soviet Pe-2 on 6 May, 1943. (All OKL)
Perez, Julio Manuel Munoz Oblt Spain 5 15(Span)/JG-51 (2/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pergoli, Capt Italy Kdr 216 Squadrila (7/43) Ju 87D, Re.2001 & Re.2002 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Perina, Frantisek Czechoslovakia 12 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Peroli, Max Hptm Italy SAS (Servizi Aerei Speciali) SM.75GA MM.60539 "I-BUBA" (tri-motor) Bomber Operational Clasp
Peterdi, Adolf Hptm Hungary Kdr 101/3 Fast Bomber Squadron (10/44 Veszprem) Me 210Ca-1, Ju 88A Destroyer Operational Clasp POW 23 December, 1944 after a force landing. Neulen
Petkovski, Alexandar A. Bulgaria 3/6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G Fighter Operational Clasp Four "Damage" claims. Magnus
Petrosellini, Constantino Oblt Italy 5 92a, 8o Gruppo, 2o Stormo (Sarzana 8/43) MC.200 "Red 3" (8/43), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Petrov, M. Hptm Bulgaria Kdr IV/6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Liquidated by the Communists after the Bulgarians changed sides in September, 1944. Neulen
Petrov, Petar Kirov Lt 8/6/1919 Bulgaria 2 2/6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, III & IV Class Bulgarian Bravery Medals, Fighter Operational Clasp His victories; two B-24's. Neulen. Also reported two damaged by his Grandson, Peter Kirov.
Petrovic, Jakob Uffz Croatia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (4/44) Bf 109G-2 & G-6, C.202, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Petrovic, Matija Maj Yugoslavia Most likely Kroat 2nd Fighter Sq. Fi 156A-0 Werk # 4807 (interned) Assault Operational Clasp
Pezze, Vittorio Hptm Italy Kdr 2 Gruppo C.T. Training School Fighter Squadriglia (7/44 Casabianca) MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Pfister, Carlo Hptm Italy 132 Gruppo (6/42 Sicily, either 278a or 281a Sq.) SM.84 (torpedo bomber) Bomber Operational Clasp
Piccolomini-Clementini, Ranieri Hptm Italy 7 97a, Kdr 90a, Kdr 10o Gruppo CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Full name; Piccolomini-Clementini-Adami (Surname). Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Pierotti, Ugo Hptm Italy Kdr 3a Squadriglia/Gruppo "Terracciano" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Pinna, Mario Hptm Italy 5 70a; 75a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo; Kdr 74a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo(10/42 Libya) CR.42, MC.200, CM.202 "Yellow 1", MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pinter, Gyula Lt Hungary 1 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14, Bf 109G-10 "Blue 1" (3/45) Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, an La-5 over Jaszbereny on 16 November, 1944. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Pirvulescu, E. LtCol Romania Kdr 8th Fighter Group (6/42 Karpovka) IAR 80A Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Pissotte, Georges Oblt Vichy - France 4 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp One of the four was individually achieved. Neulen
Pizzati, Gino Italy 5 Fighter unit Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Data found on autographed card online.
Plzak, Stanislav Czechoslovakia 7 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Pocek, Giorgio Oblt Italy 5 354a; 150a, 2o Gruppo (4/42 Sicily) MC.200, re.2001 (4/42), MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Pokela, V Oblt 11/27/1918 Finland 5 LeLv-30, LeLv-24, 1/LeLv-34 (6/43 Utti) B-239, F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G-2 (6/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Polashek, Rudolf "Rudi" Estonia ? Fighter unit Bf 109, Fw 190, Me 262 Survived the war, living in Schomberg, Ontario, Canada. Later moved to Rexdale (Toronto) where he is believed to have passed away in the 90's. Could use help here! Source: Ellis Greenstein & Gregory Macbeth.
Polizu, Nicolae Romania 10 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Pomut, Romania 7 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Pop, Horia Lt Romania 52nd Fighter Squadron (Autumn 1943 Mamaia) Bf 109E-4 Fighter Operational Clasp Roba photo, Neulen.
Popescu-Ciocanel, Gheorge Hptm Romania 14 49th Romanian Jager Staffel IAR 80, IAR 81, Bf 109E, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Killed August, 1944. Neulen. Bowers/Lednicer, 12 victories.
Popov, Arkadije Hptm Russia JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol Ukraine 12/41), Kdr 16th Kroat Ftr Sq.(8/43) Bf 109E
Porvari, Valio Valfrid Offz Cand Finland 8 Os. Heinil IVA "Bu-68" (Heinjoki 12/39), B-239 (6/41), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7.5 victories. Magnus, 4.5 victories.
Pottisepp, Arnold Friedrich Ofhr Estonia I/NSGr-11 (10/44 Libau) He 50E "3W + NO" (interned in Sweden) Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Pottyondy, Laszlo Hptm Hungary 13 Kdr 102/2 "Ricsi" Ftr. Sq. (9/44), Kdr 101/8 Ftr. Sq. (1/45) R.2000 Heja II, Bf 109G-6 "Blue 4", Bf 109G-6 "Blue 14" (11/44), Bf 109G-6 "Red 2" Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Poupart, Ogefr Vichy - France 4 G.C. III/3 (11/42 Oran) D.520 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pozsonyi, Nandor Ogefr Hungary 1 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 (dam 1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Prchal, Eduard M. Czechoslovakia 6 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Prihoda, Josef Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Puda, Rajmund Czechoslovakia 5 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Puhakka, Risto Olli Petter Hptm 4/11/1916 Sortavala, Karelia, Finland 42 Kdr 3/LeLv-26 (Joroinen 6/41, Kilpasilta 12/42), Kdr 3/HLeLv-34 (Taipalsaari 8/44) Fiat G.50 (MM 3614) "FA-25" "Yel 1" (12/42), B-239, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 164943 "MT-433" "Yel 3" Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pulliainen, Jouko Finland Fighter unit Morane MS.405 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Puro, Olvia Kauko Oblt 11/18/1918 Helsinki, Finland 36 3/LeLv-6 (R Soviet I-153 "IT-18" "Grey 8" (11/42), B-239, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen and Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 36 victories.
Puskar, Juraj Oblt Slovakia 5 Stfkpt 13(Slow)/JG-52 (7/43 Cz.) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161720 (White 3" (lost 6/26/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 26 June, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51's of 52 FG, 15AAF. Shot down in flames at Horne Lovcice.
Py Offz Cand 1909 Finland 20 4/LeLv-24, 3/LeLv-24(V Fokker D.XXI "FR-110" "Blue 7" (4/40), B-239 "BW-376" "Wh 6" (7/41), Bf 109G-6 (Suulaj DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Pzcil, Obst Yugoslavia Kdr 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (7/43 Taganrog) Bf 109G-2 Fighter Operational Clasp His mission was to protect the Romanian Oilfields at Ploesti.
Quara del Rey, Lt Spain 3 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, two Soviet Pe-2's on 27 January, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 23 February, 1943. (All OKL)
Quarantotti, Aldo Hptm Italy Kdr 2o Gruppo (7/42 Sicily) Re.2001 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 12 July, 1942 during aerial combat over Malta. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Querci, Alvaro Lt Italy 6 73a, 96a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
R Oblt Finland 1 4/LeLv-24 (1/40 Joutseno) D.XXI (1/40) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Raag, Valdo 1925 Estonia 16/Aufkl.Gr- 127 (6/43) He 50 Observer Operational Clasp Neulen
Radic, Stjepan Fw 4/8/1920 Sinj, Croatia 5 JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (4/42 S.U.) Bf 109E-4 "Red 15" in 4 Grp, Bf 109E-4 Green 17" (7/42), Bf 109G-6/R6 Wk # 13520 "Blk 9"(lost) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Radulescu, N. LtCol Romania Kdr 6th Fighter Group (6/42 Picaj) IAR 80, IAR 81 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Raffi, Antonio Hptm Italy Kdr 412 Squadriglia, 29 Gruppo (8/40 Sudan) Fiat CR.42 Fighter Operational Clasp
Raidal, Lembit Oblt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Rajteric, Zvonimir Uffz Slovakia 13(Slow)/JG-52, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev) Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-4 Werk # 19494 (60% dam 10/29/43) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp Injured 29 October, 1943 during a takeoff accident from Bagerowo due to a servicing fault (Bf 109 Loss List).
Ranta, Jaakko Finland Bomber unit, 1941-1944 Pe-2 Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Raposa, Zoltan Uffz Hungary 1 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (9/42), 101/1 Ftr. Sq. (7/44) R.2000 Heja, Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Ratkovicic, Dragou Lt Croatia 1(Kroat)/KG-1 (7/44) Do 17Z Werk # 0309 Bomber Operational Clasp Deserted 13 July, 1944 to Alberobello Italy, with his crew of five, to avoid execution by Tito's partisans. Neulen
Rautakorpi, Uffz Finland 1 LeLv-24 (12/39) B-239 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victory, a Soviet SB-2 bomber on 1 December, 1939. Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey.
Ravnskov, Knud Erik Hptm 10/29/1911 Denmark 1/Erg Gruppe Ost(3/42) Bf 109F-1 Werk # 6609 "White 18" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Rebane, Anatol Oblt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43), 6/JG-4('45) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 739136 "White 15" interned Sweden 30 April, 1945 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Rego, Indalecio Spain Spanish Transport Unit in Russia, '42-'43 Ju 52-3m Transport Operational Clasp
Reiner, Giulio Hptm 4/12/1915 Como, Italy 10 73a, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (6/40 Sicily), Kdr 73a, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (Fuka 8/42) CR.42, MC.200 (12/40), MC.202 III (MM7944) "Red 7" (8/42), MC.205V, Bf 109G Ital. Silver Medal for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Renier, Adolphe Hptm 7/18/1915 Belgium 5th SS Volunteer Assault Brig., Unnamed Luft Fighter Unit 6 May, 1945! Fw 190A
Retfalvi, Ogefr Hungary 101 Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-10 "Yellow 13" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp POW 18 March, 1945 when he was shot down by an La-7 and belly landed at Dombovar. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Reznak, Jan HptFw 1919 Slovakia 32 5(Slow)/JGr.Drontheim, 13(Slow)/JG-52 (1/43 S.U.) Bf 109E-4 Werk # 2787 (lost 1/17/43), Bf 109F-4/R1 Werk # 13367 (2/3/43), Bf 109F-4 Werk # 7088 (2/15/43), Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13743 (75% damaged 3/25/43), Bf 109G-4 & G-6, Fi 156C Werk # 371 (4/6/44) DK-G(8/1/43), EK 1 & 2, DK-G, Fighter Operational Clasp in Gold His E-4 was lost as a result of aerial combat with a LaGG-3 on 17 January, 1943. The F-4, Wk# 13367 was lost due to a takeoff accident on 3 February, 1943. The F-4 Wk # 7088 was lost crashing to avoid a Ju 87 on 15 February, 1943. The G-2 was damaged during a force landing after aerial combat with a Pe-2 on 25 March, 1943. The Storch was damaged in a landing accident on 4 June, 1944.
Richard, Leon Hptm Vichy - France 7 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Four of the seven were individually achieved. Neulen
Rigatti, Mario Hptm Italy Kdr 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Comiso Sicily 7/40) CR.42 Gold Medal for Military Valor (7/40), Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Riihikallio, Eero Juhani Oblt Finland 17 2/LeLv-24 (4/43), 2/HLeLv-24 (Suulaj B-239 "BW-374" "Black 6" (4/43), Bf 109G-2 Wk# 14754 "MT-213" "White 3" (5/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Rimminen, Veikko Tiovo Offz Cand Finland 6 2/LeLv-24 (Rantasalmi 7/41), LeSK, T-LLv-35 B-239 "BW-367" "White 7" (7/41), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ringbom, Bengt Uffz Finland Night Fighter Unit Ju 88A Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Robetto, Giuseppe Hptm Italy 10 167a, 76a, 86a, 1a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Rodoz, Diego Fw Italy 6 167a, 1a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Rodrigues, Carlos Teixidor Lt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 (5/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 6 May, 1943. (All OKL)
Rogulja, Adalbert Obst Croatia Kdr Croatian Air Force (6/43 repl Kren) Bf 109G-2 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Rohr, Julius Finland Fighter unit MS.405 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Romagnoli, Obst Italy Kdr 4o Stormo (4/41 Malta) CR.42, MC.202 (8/41) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA August, 1941 during the Malta Campaign. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Romanese, Capt Italy Kdr 209 Squadrila (3/41 Ju 87R Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Rombout, Fleming Guido Fw 4/27/1923 Belgium SS Vol. Flandern(1941), JG-102(4/43), 6/JG-1(9/43) Bf 109G, Fw 190A Werk # 550523 "Yellow 12" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Romeo, Adum Maj Croatia Kdr 51st Yugo Ftr Grp (4/41), 2nd Kroat Ftr Sq. (9/44) Bf 109E, Fi 167A-0 (9/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Defected in an Fi 167 to Topusko airfield on 25 September, 1944 with Maj Petrovic. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Roovet, Hptm Estonia Stfkpt 2/NSGr-11 (10/44 Libau) Fokker CV-E, He 50E, Ar 66 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Rosello-Simonet, Juan Oblt Spain 1 3 Escaudrilla Azul, 15(Span)/JG-51(4/43 S.U.) Bf 109F-4, Fw 190A-3 Werk # 421 (lost 5/5/43)) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 5 May, 1943 at Seschtschinskaya, no cause reported. His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-5 on 19 March, 1943. Alternate spelling: Rosella-Simonet.
Rosen, Carl Gustaf Ericsson von 8/19/1909 Sweden Transport units, Abbyssinia 1935, Winter War '39-'40, Russia DC-3, C-47 Transport Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots.
Roveda, Riccardo Maj Italy 5 Kdr 353a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Roza, Janos Hungary 5 Fighter unit Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: "Aces of World War II".
Rubcic, Dragutin Oberst Croatia 1 Kdr 1st Yugo Ftr Bde (4/41) Bf 109E EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Rubcic, Ivan Oblt Croatia 4th Kroat Air Force Ftr Grp (7/41), JFS-4 (F Bf 109B-1 Werk # 390 (lost)
Rubio, Javier Murcia Maj Spain Kdr 5th Spanish Escaudrilla (Bergerac, Fr. 2/44), 15(Span)/JG-51(3/44 S.U.) Fw 190A, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Rucels, Janis Obstlt Latvia Kdr Luftwaffen Legion-Lettland (8/44), formerly NSGr-12(3/44-10-44) Ar 66C, Ju 87D-5/D7 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp Neulen
Ruspoli, Carlo Maurizio Maj 8/25/1906 Oberhofen, Italy 11 81a, 6o Gruppo, 1o Stormo (10/40); Kdr 91a, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo (Fuka 9/42), Ital.Air Ministry MC.200 (10/40), MC.202 III (MM7844) "Red 3" (9/42), MC.205V Ital. Siver Medal for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ruzzin, Guisseppe Italy 5 His name found on the internet along with Luigi Gorrini, both listed as Italian Aces.
S Offz Cand Hungary 2 102/I Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Saalasti, Oblt Finland LeLv-24 (4/43 Baltic) B-239, Bf 109G-2 "MT-228" (lost 5/43) Fighter Operational Clasp
Saarinen, Jorma Kalevi "Jotte" Oblt Finland 23 LeLv-24, 2/HLeLv-24 (5/44) B-239, Bf 109G (5/44) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Sajeva, Giovanni Lt Italy 5 310a, 1a ANR MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello-Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Sajic, Vid Hptm Yugoslavia Kdr 14th Kroat Ftr Sq (11/44) Bf 109G-10 & G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first units to receive the G-10's and G-14's. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Salas-Larrazabal, Angel Maj Spain 6 Kdr 1 Escaudrilla de Cazo (6/41 Mozhna S.U.), 15(Span)/JG-27 (9/41 S.U.) Bf 109E-7(9/41) DK-G(2/9/42), Spanish Cross, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Salminen, Pauli Erik Ofw Finland 6 LeLv-32 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Salmins, Alfreds Hptm Latvia Kdr 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian) (2/44) Ar 66C EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp A Night Harassment bombing unit operating from Vecumi airfield, eastern Latvia. Neulen.
Salomon, Vladimir Uffz Croatia 1 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev S.U.) Bf 109G-4, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20039 (lost 11/7/43) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 7 November, 1943 during aerial combat in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 66532 (Bf 109 Loss List). Alternate spelling: Salamon.
Salovaara, Martti Oblt Finland 5 3/LeLv-24 (5/43 Suulaj B-239 "BW-364" "Orange 4" (assigned to Salovaara after Juutilainen's transfer out of LeLv-24) Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Salvador, Julio Maj Spain Kdr 2a Escaudrilla Azul (2nd Blue Squadron) (6/42 S.U.) aka 15(Span)/JG-51 Bf 109F, Fw 190A-3 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: John Weal
Sanchez-Arjona, Fernando Oblt Spain 8 4 Escaudrilla Azul, 15(Span)/JG-51(7/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 Werk # 5345 (lost 11/19/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 19 November, 1943 at Orscha-Stara Bychow, probably due to icing.
Sanchez-Tabernero, Manuel Hptm Spain 6 15(Span)/JG-51 (7/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Sandtner, Vladimir Fw Slovakia 1 JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (3/44), III/JG-52 (4/44), 2nd Ftr Sq.-Kroat (7/44) Bf 109G-2, G-4 & G-6, Bf 109G-10 Werk # 2104 "Black 4" EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Sanson, Attilio Offz Cand Italy 12 362a; 5a, IIo Gruppo "Caccia" ANR (Osoppo 3/45) Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-10AS Wk# 490379 "Yellow 8" (3/45) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Santinoni, Lt Italy Kdr 237 Squadrila (8/40) Ju 87B-2 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Sarjamo, Urho Kaarlo Oblt Finland 13 4/LeLv-24 (8/41 Immola), 2/HLeLv-24 (5/44 Suulaj B-239 (8/41), Bf 109G-6 "MT-227" "White 7" (lost 6/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Sarkany, Sandor Lt Hungary 101/1 Ftr. Sq. (5/44) Bf 109G-6 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 24 May, 1944 during aerial combat with P-51's near Alsolendva. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Sarvanto, Jorma Kalevi "Zamba" Hptm 8/22/1912 Finland 17 4/LeLv-24 (Utti 1/40), KoeL, MaaSK, TLLv-35 Fiat G.50, Fokker D.XXI "FR-97" "White 2" (1/40), B-239, F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Satta, Vittorio Lt 1920 Italy 2 1a Squadriglia, 1o Gruppo; 374a Sq., 153 Gruppo C.T. CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V Fighter Operational Clasp
Savarino, Lt Col Italy Kdr 103 Gruppo (2/43) Ju 87D, Re.2001 & Re.2002 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Savini, Angelo Uffz Italy 7 90a Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Savonen, Joel Adiel Oblt Finland 8 LeLv-26, 4/LeLv-24 (4/43 Baltic), LeLv-25, LeSK B-239 "BW-375" (4/43), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
Scarpa, Igino Fw Italy 5/JG-77, 3a Squadriglia/1Gruppo of ANR (4/44) Bf 109G-6, MC.205V Fighter Operational Clasp Former Luftwaffe volunteer who transferred into the Italian Air Force in 1944. Neulen
Scarpetta, Pier Guiseppe Maj Italy 5 Kdr 360a, Kdr 150a, Kdr 98a, Kdr 7o Gruppo CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Schisharro, Luis Lt Spain 15(Span)/JG-51 Fw 190A-5 Werk # 525 (lost 8/21/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 21 August, 1943 when he collided with a Russian fighter during combat at Map Quadrant Pl.Qu.35488.
Scholtz, Miklos Hptm Hungary 2/1 Fighter Squadron (10/43 Ferihegy Hungary), Kdr 2/IFtr. Grp. (1/44), redesignated 101/I Ftr.Grp. Heja II, Bf 109F-4/B, Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp
Schweiger, Zvonko Ofw Croatia 3(Kroat)/KG-1(7/44) Do 17Z Bomber Operational Clasp
Seganti, Carlo Lt Italy 5 150a, 2o Gruppo (4/42 Sicily) Re.2001 (lost 7/42) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Sehernet, Adolfo Lt Italy Kdr 1a Squadriglia/Gruppo Transporto "Velivoli" (7/44 San Pietro di Gorizia) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Sekeres, Ivan StabsFw Croatia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Kl 35 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp KIA the night of 9-10 June, 1943 during a Po-2 bombing raid on the Taman airfield. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Sencic, Karlo Lt Croatia 2/Erg-Ost, 15(Kroat)/JG-52, JG-104 (5/43) Bf 109G-2 Fighter Operational Clasp Sent to JG-104 for further training. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Sepa, John Oblt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43), JG-54(9/44) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A in JG-54 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp, Fighter Operational Clasp (JG-54) One of 10 outstanding Estonian pilots sent to Germany for fighter training in May-June, 1944. Neulen
Serafini, Ferruccio Fw Italy 7 378a, 155o Gruppo Autonomo (Capoterra 7/43) MC.205V III (MM92156) "Red 2" (7/43), Bf 109G Gold Medal for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Serbanescu, Alexandru Hptm Romania 45 7th Fighter Group (11/42 Karpovka), Kdr Esc 57 (7 Grupul) on 7/43, Kdr 9 Grupul (8/44) Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2/R6 "Yellow 1" (lost 8/18/44) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 18 August, 1944 during aerial combat with a P-51 of 31FG.
Serganti, Carlo Oblt Italy 5 239a, 358a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Serra-Alorda, Salvador Oblt Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 (9/43 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Barrage Balloon W of Yel'nya on 12 September, 1943. (All OKL)
Serra, Carlos Hptm Spain 1 15(Span)/JG-51 (10/42 S.U.) Bf 109F EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 SE of Kislino on 29 October, 1942. (All OKL)
Sevkin, I. Lt Russia 3/TG Gruppe-S Bf 109G-14 Werk # 760698 (lost) Transport (Ferry) Operational Clasp
Sic, Pavao Obstlt Yugoslavia Kdr Kroat Air Force Legion (briefly repl Dzal in June, 1943) Bf 109E Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Sifner, Oto Uffz Croatia JG-104 (3/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (3/44), III/JG-52 (4/44) Bf 109G-2, G-4 & G-6 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Simcic, Tihomir Lt Yugoslavia 21st Kroat Ftr Sq. (Borongaj 4/44) MS 406c Fighter Operational Clasp In the Spring of 1944, he opposed American bombers of the 15th Air Force. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Simion, Ofw Romania 1 49th Romanian Jager Staffel Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet A-20 Boston III 3 km NE of Eupatoria on 30 January, 1944. (All OKL)
Simionato, Olindo Uffz Italy 5 150a, 2o Gruppo (4/42 Sicily) CR.42, MC.200, Re.2001 (4/42), MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Sipos, Karoly Lt Hungary 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10 Fighter Operational Clasp Known to have claimed a Yak-9 on 19 March, 1945, but it may have gone unconfirmed. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Siren, S.E. Hptm Finland Kdr E/LeLv-28 (7/41 Naarajarvi, Finland) MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Sirola, Ivan Uffz Croatia JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev) Bf 109G-4 & G-6 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Skarda, Borislav Uffz Croatia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev) Bf 109G-4 & G-6 Former Pre-war Croatian pilot in 2.DPJ. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Skulka, Zoltan Ogefr Hungary 1 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 21 August, 1944 by American bomber return fire. One known victory, a P-51 on 27 July, 1944. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Smik, Otto Czechoslovakia 11 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Soffritti, Aroldo Uffz Italy 8 4o Stormo; 412a, 29o Gruppo (2/41) CR.42 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Solaro, Claudio Hptm Italy 10 Kdr 70a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Tunisia 1/43) CR.42, MC.202 X "White 5" (1/43), MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Survived the war. Plus one victory in Spain. Neulen and Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 10 victories.
Solaroli di Briona, Giorgio Oblt 7/17/1918 Turin, Italy 11 Kdr 74a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (Tunisia 1/43); Kdr 377a Auto.; Kdr 95a, 18o Gruppo, 3o Stormo CR.42, Re.2000, MC.202 I (MM7913?) "Red 2" (1/43), MC.205V, Bf 109G Ital. Bronze, Silver, & Gold Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Somerto, T. Obst Finland Kdr LeR-4, the 4th Air Regt. (7/41 Luonetjarvi, Finland) Various Neulen
Sovelius, Per Erik "Pelle" Hptm 1914 Finland 13 4/LeLv-24 (Utti 12/39, Immola 8/41, Vesivehmaa 5/42), KoeL, LeLv-28 Fokker D.XXI "FR-92" "Black 5" (12/39), B-239 "BW-378" (2/42), F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Specker, Oblt Italy 1 70a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (El Hamma 2/43) MC.202 EK 2 (2/11/43), Fighter Operational Clasp
Spigaglia, Alberto Hptm Italy 6 364a, IIo GruppoANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Spisarevski, Ditimar Lt 1916 Bulgaria 2 German fighter unit on the Channel (early '43), 3/6th Fighter Regt.(12/43) Avia B-534, Bf 109E-7, Bf 109G-2 (lost 20 December, 1943) EK 1 & 2, Bulgarian Bravery Medals, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 20 December, 1943, his first combat mission. After downing a first B-24 attempting to bomb Sophia, his 109 was badly damaged. He decided to ram a second B-24. This was a B-24J-45-CO, Ser # 42-73428 of the 376BG, 515BS, 15th AAF, named "Big Nig", piloted by 2/Lt Robert W. Brown. Nine of the 10 man American crew were KIA, one POW. Spisarevsky crashed his 109 at Pancharevo, Bulgaria. Neulen & Peter K. Petrov.
Spoljar, Vladimir Lt Yugoslavia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp Defected to the Soviets on 20 September, 1944, along with Hptm Dukovac. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Spoljaric, Sgt 15(Kroat)/JG-52, 1/ Kro JGr-1 Bf 109G-2 & G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Often flew wingman for Croatia's top pilot, Mato Dukovac. Source: Magnus.
Sponza, Ottone Italy Torpedo bomber units SM.79, SM.84 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Squarcia, Vittorio Oblt Italy 6 73a MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 10-9G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Srom, Leopold Czechoslovakia 8 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Stabile, Natalino Lt Italy 9 88a, 3a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 9 victories.
Stana, V. Romania Fighter unit, Russia 1942-1944 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Starc, Albin (Alwin?) Oblt 12/20/1916 Rijeka, Slovenia 11 JFS-4 (7/41), 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (9/41 Ukraine), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (10/41-5/43 S.U.) Bf 109E-7 in '41, Bf 109E-4 "Green 5" (5/42), Bf 109G-2/R6 Werk # 14545 "Green 11" (lost 5/14/43) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 14 May, 1943, cause unknown, location not reported (Bf 109 Loss List).
Stars, Julijs Uffz Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian), FFS at Plathe(7/44) Ar 66C, Hs 126, Fw 190A-8(lost) Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Stauder, Jozef Uffz Slovakia 13 13(Slow)/JG-52 (Cz.) Bf 109G-2 (lost 3/21/43), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 14814 "White 11" (dam 6/26/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Force landed 26 June, 1944 at Ivanka pri Dunajl after aerial combat with P-51's of 52FG, 15AAF, his disposition not reported. AC totaled in a crash on 21 March, 1943, pilot disposition unknown. Neulen. Bowers/Lednicer, 13 victories.
Stefanini, Valerio Lt Italy Adj 1 Gruppo C.T. (4/45) Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Stehlik, Josef Czechoslovakia 10 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Steiman, Wilhelm Romania Fighter unit, Romania 1944-1945 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Stenb Maj Finland Kdr LeLv-44 (7/41 Siikakangas, Finland) Blenheim, Do17Z-2(3/42), Ju 88A-4(4/43) Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Stengl, Ernst Romania 14 Gr. 9 Van Bf 109F & G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Magnus Report.
Sterzi, Annibale Hptm Italy 5 Kdr 358a CR.42, MC.200 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Stipcic, Zlatko Hptm 12/27/1908 Krizevci, Croatia 12 JFS-4 (7/41), Kdr 11th (Jato) Ftr.Sq/4th Ftr.Grp.(9/41 Ukraine), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (10/41 S.U.) Hurricane, Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 "Black 3" (7/42), Bf 109G-10 "Black 4" (3/45) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Stoian, Daniel Hptm Romania Romanian Bomber Group Six (6/43), Kdr Rom. Bomber Group 5 Ju 88 EK 1 & 2, Rom. Aero Virtue (Gold Cross), Rom.Knights Class, Rom. Star, Bomber Operational Clasp 147 Combat missions.
Stoikov, C. Maj Bulgaria Kdr 5th Bomber Group (12/39 Plovdiv) Avia B-71, Do 11 Bomber Operational Clasp Neulen
Stojanov, N Lt Bulgaria II/6th Fighter Regiment (4/44 Sofia) D.520, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a P-51 on 5 April, 1944, the first Mustang downed by the Bulgarians. Neulen
Stoyanov, Stojan Iliev Oblt Bulgaria 6 682 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment Avia B-534, Bf 109E(12/39), Bf 109G-2 & G-6 EK 1 & 2, Romanian Order in two classes, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Stringa, Capt Italy Kdr 209 Squadrila (5/41) Ju 87R, Re.2001 & Re.2002 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Stukans, Janis Lt Latvia Training Unit, FFS at Libau-Grobin (2/44)
Suhonen, V Oblt Finland 20 LeLv-24 B-239, F2A Buffalo, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 19.5 victories.
Supek, Berislav Hptm Croatia JGS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol Ukraine 12/41) Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1411 "Green 4" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Sval, Albin Uffz Slovenia 5 JG-104 (3/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/43 @ Nikolayev S.U.) Bf 109G-4, Bf 109G-5 Werk # 15770 "Black 5" (damaged) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Svarc, Lt Yugoslavia 15(Kroat)/JG-52 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp
Svejdik, Josef Fw Slovakia 1 13(Slow)/JG-52 (1/43 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 E of Kropotkin on 31 January, 1943. (All OKL)
Svetlik, Jan Oblt Czechoslovakia 5 3rd Air Regt., SVZ Avia B-534 (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp
Sz Ogefr Hungary 2 101/3 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10 Fighter Operational Clasp
Sz Lt Hungary 4 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (11/44), 101/3 Ftr. Sq. (1/45), 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (1/22/45) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Szabo, Istvan Offz Cand Hungary 1 Ungarische Jabostaffel (12/42) Bf 109F-4/B (lost 1/43) Fighter Operational Clasp
Szabo, Jozsef Lt Hungary 1 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, an La-5 in the vicinity of Bicske on 4 January, 1945. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Szakonyi, Istvan Oblt Hungary Stfkpt 4/III Bomber Group (8/41 Operation Barbarossa) Ca 135 "B-511" Bomber Operational Clasp
Szebeni, Antal Lt Hungary 1 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 "W0 + 58", Bf 109G-14 "W0 + 60" Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, an La-5 west of Ipolyszalka on 19 February, 1945, flying G-14 "W0 + 60". Source: Punka-Osprey.
Szecsey, Gabor Oblt Hungary 1 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, an Il-2 between Ajka and Kisl
Szenassy, Oblt Hungary 2 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-10 Fighter Operational Clasp His first known victories, two Il-2's in the Vienna vicinity on 14 April, 1945. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Szenteleky, Geza Uffz Hungary 2 102/2 Ftr. Sq. (12/44), 101/8 Ftr. Sq. (3/45) Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Szentgy Off Cand Hungary 31 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (2/43), 101/2 Ftr. Sq. "Puma" (2/45) Heja II, Bf 109F-4/B "Yellow 7" (2/43), Bf 109F-4/B "Red 2" (11/43), Bf 109G-6/U2 "W1 + 77" (2/45) Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 & 2(3/43), Fighter Operational Clasp
Szeverenyi, Kalman Lt Hungary 5 R.2000 Heja, 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (4/43), 102/1 Ftr. Sq. (4/44), Kdr 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (2/45) Bf 109G-2 "Black H" (4/43), Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Szikora, Laszlo Pal Ogefr Hungary 7 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 (1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Szilagyi, Ogefr Hungary 101/9 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-14 "Yellow 9" (lost) Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 21 March, 1945 after aerial combat in "Yellow 9" in the Varpalota area. Source; Punka-Osprey.
Sziraki, Mihaly Offz Cand Hungary 2 101/4 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Szombathelyi, Elemer Oblt Hungary Stff Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Punka-Osprey.
T Hptm Finland 11 4/LeLv-24 (Immola 8/41), Kdr 4/LeLv-24 (R B-239 (8/41), B-239 "BW-380" (10/42), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Tainio, Hptm Finland Kdr 1/LeLv-14 (3/43 Tiiksj MS-406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Takacs, Lt Hungary 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42) R.2000 Heja Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Takacs, Uffz Hungary 1 101/1 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Talamini, Renato Oblt Italy 5 80a, 3a ANR MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Tamakhyarov, Ditimar Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as a fighter pilot and instructor. Neulen
Tamsons, Zanis Fw Latvia 1/NSGr-12 (Latvian) (10/44) Ar 66C, Hs 126B-1 "6A + NL" interned in Sweden 8 October, 1944. EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Tani, Antti Johannes Ofw 8/3/1918 Finland 22 1/LeLv-28 (10/41), 1/HLeLv-34 (Lappeenranta 6/44) MS.406 "MS-619" "Black 5" (10/41), B-239, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 411901 "MT-428" "White 8" (6/44) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Tanskanen, T. Hptm Finland Kdr 1/LeLv-28 (6/41 Naaraj MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Tarantola, Ennio Uffz 1/19/1915 Como, Italy 10 155a (1/38); 239a, 102o Bomb. Gruppo; 151a, 20o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (Gela 9/42); M-B ANR CR.32, Ju 87 (6/41), CR.42, MC.202 VII (MM9066) "Red 2" (9/42), Fiat G.55 (lost 4/44) Ital. Bronze & Silver Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Tarnay, Uffz Hungary 1 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42), 5/I Ftr. Grp (4/43) R.2000 Heja, Bf 109F-4/B Fighter Operational Clasp One known victory, a LaGG-3 near the village of Davidovka on 9 August, 1942. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Tatarevic, Vinko Fw Croatia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (4/45) Bf 109G-10 Werk # 2103 "Black 3" (4/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Teodorescu, Casian Romania Fighter unit, Russia 1941-1944 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Teodoru, Nicolae Uffz 1915 Romania Esc 2 Recun (6/43) Ju 88D-1 Werk # 430650 Observer Operational Clasp
Teromaa, Erik Uolevi Oblt Finland 19 LeLv-24, 1/HLeLv-26 (7/44 Mensuvaara), Kdr 2/HLeLv-24 (8/44-9/44) B-239 "BW-361 (6/44), B-239 "BW-364" (7/44), Bf 109G-6 (7/44) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Terp, Ove Lt 11/10/1914 Denmark III/JG-54(4/43) Fw 190A Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Tervo, Altto Kalevi "Matti" Oblt Finland 23 LeLv-30, LeLv-24, 2/LeLv-32 (Nurmoila 6/42), 1/LeLv-34 6/43 Utti), Night Fighter Unit Hawk 75A-3 Ser# 13747 "CU-552" "Wh 2" (6/42), Bf 109G-2 "MT-219" (lost 8/43) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Night Fighter Operational Clasp
Thorup, Ejnar Hptm Denmark LeLv 32 ('39-'40) Fokker D.XXI Fiughter Operational Clasp A Danish pilot who flew with the Finns. Neulen
Tilli, Pentti Teodor Fw Finland 5 LeLv-24 B-239 "FR-103" & "FR-107" EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Tkacik, V. Gefr 13(Slow)/JG-52 (4/43 Anapa S.U.) Bf 109G-4 "Yellow ?" (interned by the Soviets) Fighter Operational Clasp Defected to the Soviets at Novomalo on 11 September, 1943, along with Uffz Alexander Geric.
Tobak, Tibor Oblt 11/24/1921 Hungary 5 Hungarian Staffel, Stfkpt Puma Staffel", 101/3 Fighter Squadron (4/44 T Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 (11/44) Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
Todorov, Matei Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp Trained as a fighter pilot in Germany in March, 1939. Killed in a subsequent flying accident, date unknown. Neulen
Tomaselli, Pio Hptm Italy 4 Kdr 72a, 17o Gruppo, 1o Stormo CR.42, MC-200, MC.202 "Yellow 8" EK 1 & 2, Fighter OPerational Clasp Plus two victories in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Tomass, Aleksandrs Maj Latvia Kdr Training unit, FFS Libau-Grobin in Courland (9/44) Ar 66C, Ju 87D-5/D-7 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp Replaced Major Walter Endres. Neulen
Tomminen, Toivo Uffz Finland 7 3/LeLv-28 (10/41 Solomanni) MS.406 "MS-329" "Yellow 1" (10/41; lost 12/41)), EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Tonchev, Yevgeni G. Bulgaria 1 682 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G Fighter Operational Clasp 1 damaged enemy. Source: Magnus.
Toplodolski, Chudomir M. Hptm Bulgaria 3 6th Fighter Regiment Avia B-534, Bf 109E EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Torchio, Luigi Oblt Italy 5 75a, 377a Autonomo (Palermo 2/43), 3a ANR Re.2000, CR.42CN (Nightfighter) "Red 4" (2/43), MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Torresi, Giulio Hptm Italy 10 93a, 2o Stormo (12/40); 77a; 362a; Kdr 3a ANR; Kdr Squadriglia "Bonet"/1 Gruppo C.T. (7/44) CR.42, Fiat G.55 Fighter Operational Clasp
Toth, Lajos (Ludwig) Lt Hungary 26 5/2 Ftr. Sq. (2/44), 101st Fighter Group "Puma" (7/44 Ferihegy Hungary), 101/2 Ftr. Sq. Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13754 "CE + TB" (lost 10/3/43), Bf 109G-6 "V3 + 73" (2/44), Bf 109G-14 Hungarian Knights Cross w/Swords, EK 1 (1/44) & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His G-2 reported lost 3 October, 1943, crashing in Map Quadrant Pl.Qu. 1176 after combat, pilot returned.
Trifonoff, Peter Uffz Bulgaria Fighter unit, Eastern Front Bf 109G Italian Pilot Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp POW. Survived the war. Fled Bulgaria and lived in Italy. He was pictured wearing the Italian Pilot Badge, since he graduated from an Italian Flight School in 1940. Informtion found on a grouping for sale on the internet.
Tripmire, Aksam Vid Hptm Croatia 4th Kroat Air Force Ftr Grp (7/41), JFS-4 (8/41) Bf 109D Werk # 2539 (lost)
Trnka, Julius Maj Slovakia Kdr SVZ 9 (Slovak Air Force), 6/44 Bf 109G-6 Consisting of 40 AC of the 1st Recon Sq, @nd Observation Sq, and the 12th Fighter Sq.. Neulen
Trnka, Julius Maj Slovakia Kdr 1st Recon Sq, 2nd Observation Sq & 12th Fighter Sq. (8/44) Bf 109G-6 Observer Operational Clasp His three units were assigned to support the Slovak Army Corps defending the Carpathian passes. Neulen
Trontti, Nils Rudolf Oblt Finland 7 LeLv-26, HLeLv-34 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Tsvetkov, Marin Angelov Bulgaria 3 672 (Jato) Sq./6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 9 September, 1944. 1 shared destroyed and 5 damaged enemy. Source: Magnus.
Tugnoli, Giorgio Maj Italy 5 Kdr 153a; Kdr 74a; Kdr 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo (5/42) CR.42, MC.200, MC.202 (9/42), MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Plus one victory in Spain. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Tulea, Sorin LtCmdr Romania Kdr Romanian Grupul 5 Bombardment ('41), Kdr Escadrilla 78 ('43) He 111H-3 in 5 Grp, He 111H-6 in Esc 78 EK 2, Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp
Tuomikoski, Kauko Fw Finland 4 1/HLeLv-34 (5/44 Kymi) Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey
Tuominen, Oiva Emil Kalervo Offz Cand 3/5/1908 Kouvola, Finland 44 2/LeLv-26 (Mensunkangs 2/40), 1/LeLv-26 (Kilpasilta 10/42), LeLv-30, 1/LeLv-34 (2/43) Glad II "GL-255"(2/40), Fiat G.50(MM 4743) "FA-26" "White 5" (10/42), MS.406, Bf 109G-2(3/43) Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Turkka, Yrj Offz Cand 1/29/1909 Finland 18 1/LeLv-24 (12/39), 3/LeLv-24 (5/43 Suulajarvi), LeLv-34 D.XXI "FR-83" "Black 2" (12/39), B-239 "BW-351", Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Turkki, R. Oblt Finland Kdr 2/LeLv-28 (6/41 Naaraj MS.406 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keksinen-Osprey
Turko, Ernest Maj Yugoslavia Kdr 22nd Kroat Ftr Sq. (Borongaj 10/43) MS 406c, G.50bis Fighter Operational Clasp
Turunen, Iikke Finland Fighter unit B-239, F2A Buffalo Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Ujszaszy, Gy Hptm Hungary 7 Kdr 5/1 Ftr. Sq. (Stary Oskol 12/42), Kdr 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (3/44) redesignated 101/2 Bf 109F-4/B (12/42), Bf 109G-6 Hungarian Silver Medal for Merit, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Ujszaszy, Istvan Hungary 5 Fighter unit Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: "Aces of World War II".
Urgsoo, Hptm Estonia Stfkpt 3/NSGr-11 (10/44 Libau) Fokker CV-E, He 50E, Ar 66 Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Uuttu, Fw Finland 1 LeLv-24 (11/39) B-239 "BU-64" (lost 11/39) EK 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp
V Uffz Estonia I/NSGr-11 (libau) Fokker CV-E "3W + OD" (interned in Sweden) Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp
Vaart, Albert Oblt Estonia NSGr-11 (Estonian) (10/43) He 50, Ar 66C, Bu 131, Fw 190A-8 EK 1 & 2, Dive Bomber (Night) Operational Clasp One of 10 outstanding Estonian pilots sent to Germany for fighter trainingin May-June, 1944. Neulen
Vajda, Lt Hungary 2 1/1 Ftr. Sq. (8/42), 101/7 Ftr. Sq. (3/45) R.2000 Heja, Bf 109G-6, Bf 109G-14 Fighter Operational Clasp
Valenzano, Raffaele Oblt Italy 8 370a, 78a, 372a, 4a ANR Cr.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 6 victories.
Valiente, Franzisco Oblt Spain 6 4 Escaudrilla Azul, 15(Span)/JG-51('43-'44 S.U.) Fw 190A-3 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Valkov, Vassil Col Bulgaria Kdr 1st Army Air Group (12/39), Kdr 6th Fighter Regiment (3/42 - 9/44 Sofia) PZL P43B (light bomber), Dewoitine D.520, Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp
Valpas, K. Sgt Finland 1 Fighter unit, Russia 1941-1944 Bf 109G Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet Il-2 over Vellivaara on 9 August, 1944. Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Valtancoli, Tito Hptm Italy 8 373a, 86a, Kdr 375a MC.200, MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 8 victories.
Vanzan, Virgilio Oblt Italy 7 82a, 90a MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Vargha, Laszlo Ogefr Hungary 102/I Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp MIA 14 December, 1944 during aerial combat with Soviet Il-2's near Vac. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Varjas, Ogefr Hungary 101/2 Ftr. Sq. (1/45) Bf 109G-6/U2 "W1 + 77" (lost 1/45) Fighter Operational Clasp
Vasatko, Alois Czechoslovakia 15 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Veronese, Alberto Oblt Italy 6 410A, 29o Gruppo (10/40 Greece); 303a CR.42 (10/40)Fiat G.55, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Veronesi, Mario Offz Cand Italy 11 84a, 1a ANR CR.42, MC.200, MC.205V, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Vesa, Emil Onerva "Emppu" Ofw Finland 30 3/LeLv-24 (Hirvas 6/42), 3/HLeLv-24 (Lappeenranta 7/44) B-239, Bf 109G-6 Werk # 165001 "MT-460" "Yellow 8" (7/44) DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen and Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 29.5 victories.
Veselinovic, Marko Oblt Yugoslavia 21st Kroat Ftr Sq. (Borongaj 4/44) MS 406c Fighter Operational Clasp In the Spring of 1944, he opposed American bombers of the 15th Air Force. Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Vice, Nikola Lt Croatia 63rd Yugo Bmbr Grp (4/41), JFS-4, 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 10/42) Do 17, Bf 109E, Bf 109G-2 Wk # 13630 (lost), Bf 109G-2 "White 14", Kl 35 Wk# 3279 "CI + SF" Wound Badge(4/11/43), Fighter Operational Clasp
Vihinen, M. Finland Fighter unit Morane MS.405 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Villa, Cesare Maj Italy SAS (Servizi Aerei Speciali) SM.75GA MM.60543 "I-TAMO" (tri-motor) Bomber Operational Clasp
Vinca, Tiberiu Lt Romania 16 49th Romanian Jager Staffel IAR 80, IAR 81, Bf 109E EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Killed September 1943. Neulen. Bowers/Lednicer, 16 victories.
Virta, Kelpo Jalmari Taimi Fw Finland 6 LeLv-24 B-239 "FR-84" (12/39), Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Virtanen, Kullervo Finland Fighter unit Morane MS.405 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Virtanen, V Uffz Finland 7 LeLv-32 B-239, Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Stenman & Keskinen-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 7 victories.
Visconti, Magg. Adriano Maj 11/11/1915 Tripoli, North Africa 10 76a; 159a, 1o Gruppo (Central Italy 1/42); Kdr 76a (4/43); Kdr 1a, 1o Gruppo (Compoformido 4/44) MC.202 I (MM7944)"Red 8"(5/42), MC.205V III (MM92287)"Red 18", Fiat G.55(7/44), Bf 109G-10/AS Werk # 491356 "Green 3 & White 4" (lost 3/14/45) Ital. Bronze & Silver Medals for Military Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp D'Amico & Valentini text states the "AC was destroyed at Varese Italy on 14 March, 1945, no mention of pilot disposition. Victories may be as high as 26.
Visintini, Francesco Offz Cand Italy 378a, 155o Gruppo, 51o Stormo (7/42 Malta) MC.202 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Visintini, Mario Hptm 4/26/1913 Istria, Italy 16 25a (Spain), 91a, 10oGruppo, 4o Stormo; 412a Squadriglia (Gura 7/40, Somalia 1/41) CR.42 "Red 2" (7/40) Gold Medaglia d' Oro (Post.), Sil & Bronze Medals for Valor, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Oper. Clasp
Vizanti, Dan Romania 16 Fighter unit, Russia '41-'44, Romania '45 IAR.80 & IAR.81 Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Wings Palette-Pilots
Vizanty, Dan Hptm Romania 32 Kdr 6th Fighter Group (6/44) IAR 81, Bf 109G DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Vizzoto, Antonio Obst Italy Kdr 2 Gruppo C.T. (4/44 Bresso) MC.205V, Fiat G.55, Bf 109G-6/R6 (5/44) Fighter Operational Clasp Neulen
Vonk, Albeiu Lt Croatia 1 Kroat Luftwaffe Legion (7/44) Do 17Z-5 Werk # 2899 "Z8 + AH" Bomber Operational Clasp Deserted 30 July, 1944 to southern Italy, with his crew of four, to avoid execution by Tito's partisans. Neulen
Vorontsov, Peter Hptm Russia 3/TG Gruppe-S Bf 109G-14 Werk # 785730 (lost) Transport (Ferry) Operational Clasp
Vosilla, Ferruccio Maj Italy Kdr 85a, 18o Gruppo (10/40 Ursel Belgium) CR.42 (10/40) Fighter Operational Clasp Spanish Civil War Veteran. Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey
Vranic, Dragutin Uffz Croatia JG-104 (4/43), II/EJG-1 (12/43), 1/JGr-Kro (7/44) Bf 109G-6 Source: Savic & Ciglic-Osprey.
Vucina, Nikola Oblt Croatia 2 JFS-4 (7/41), 10 or 11 Sq./Kroat 4th Ftr Grp (Mariupol 12/41), Dzal Ftr.Grp.(5/42) Bf 109E-7 Werk # 1506 "Green 9" (lost) EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Vuillemin, Lt Vichy-France 1 G.C. I/7 (5/41) MS.406 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Vujicic, Bogdan Hptm Serbia 15(Kroat)KG-53, 2/Erg-Ost (2/43), 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (joins 5/43 @ Taman) Ju 88 & He 111's in KG-53, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13485 "White <2" (lost 5/14/43) Bomber & Fighter Operational Clasps MIA 14 May, 1943, cause and location not reported.
Vuorela, Jaakko Oblt Finland 2 2/LeLv-24 (Utti 12/39) Fokker D.XXI "FR-86 (12/39) EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Vybiral, Tomas Czechoslovakia 7 Fighter unit Bf 109 Bowers/Lednicer Fighter Pilot Ace List.
Weiss, Antonio Oblt Italy 2 1a, 1o Gruppo MC.205V, Fiat G.55 EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Wind, Hans Henrik "Hasse" Hptm 7/30/1919 Tammisaari, Finland 75 LeLv-32 (8/42), Kdr 1/LeLv-24 (Suulaj B-239 "BW-393" "White 7" (1/43), B-239 "BW-393" "Orange 9" (4/44), Bf 109G-6 "MT-439" (7/44) Double Mannerheim Cross, DK-G, EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp
Yakovlev, A. Lt Russia 3/TG Gruppe-S Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780807 (lost) Transport (Ferry) Operational Clasp
Zaccaria, Ogefr Italy 1 Gruppo C.T. (1/44 Campoformida) MC.205V Fighter Operational Clasp
Zagorski, Tsvetko Markov Bulgaria 1 3/6th Fighter Regiment Bf 109F & G Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 24 June, 1944. 1 damaged enemy. Source: Magnus.
Zanardi, Alfredo Maj Italy Kdr Gruppo Transporto "Trabucchi" (7/44 Goslar) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Zanazzo, Capt Italy Kdr 207 Squadrila (2/43) Ju 87D, Re.2001 & Re.2002 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum
Zankov, Khristo Uffz Bulgaria 2 6th Fighter Regiment D.520, Bf 109G-2, Bf 109G-6 EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His two victories; a B-24 and a P-38. Neulen
Zelacic, Uffz Yugoslavia 1 15(Kroat)/JG-52 (1/44 S.U.) Bf 109G EK 2, Fighter Operational Clasp His one known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 25 January, 1944. (All OKL)
Zelenak, Pavol Fw Slovakia 12 13(Slow)/JG-52 (1/43 S.U.-6/44 Cz.) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 161717 "White 6" (dam 6/26/44) EP, EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Fighter Operational Clasp WIA 26 June, 1944 during aerial combat with P-38's of 82FG, 15AAF at Horna Streda.
Zemella, Celso Offz Cand Italy 5 70a, 23o Gruppo, 3o Stormo Bf 109G EK 1 & 2, Fighter Operational Clasp Source: Massimello & Apostolo-Osprey. Bowers/Lednicer, 5 victories.
Zhishkov, Vassil Lt Bulgaria Avia B-534, Bf 109E Fighter Operational Clasp One of the first seven Bulgarians sent to Germany in June, 1938, to be trained as a fighter pilot and instructor. Neulen
Zigiotti, Pietro Maj Italy Kdr Gruppo Transporto "Velivoli" (7/44 San Pietro di Gorizia) SM.81 Transport Operational Clasp Neulen
Zsiros, Gyula Offz Cand Hungary 101/I Ftr. Grp. Bf 109G-6 Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 30 June, 1944 opposing an American bombing raid headed for Budapest. Source: Punka-Osprey.
Zucca, Capt Italy Kdr 206 Squadrila (7/43) Ju 87D, Re.2001 & Re.2002 Dive Bomber Operational Clasp Source: Axis History Forum