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Stab II.JG 52

Combat Report

Date of Report ..................................................................................................................................................................... (1.) ................................................

12/10/1943

Staffel ......................................................................................................................................................................................... (2.) ................................................

Stab II.JG 52

Pilot Name ................................................................................................................................................................................. (3.) ...............................................

Gunter Biertrinker

Status of Pilot .................................................................................................................................................................... (4.) ................................................

OK

Status of Aircraft ........................................................................................................................................................... (5.) ................................................

OK

General Report ..................................................................................................................................................................... (6.)

3 man intercept flight at the south end of the straight in very poor weather. Headed south after takeoff. spotted flight of 4 planes over the straight and vectored for intercept at 1000m, ID'd as P39 x4

I engaged 2 of them, and yellow 7 and 10 took the other 2. Heavily damaged the first 1 leaking oil and fuel, crashed shortly later confirmed by 7. Confirmed 1 kill for 7 and one for 10 as well. I got the last one setting him on fire.

No other contacts. RTB Successfully.

Claims ............................................................................................................................................................................................ (7.)

Number of Air Claims ..................................................................................................................................................... (8.) ................................................

2

Type of Aircraft ................................................................................................................................................................ (9.) ................................................

2x P39

Number of Ground Claims ......................................................................................................................................... (10.) ................................................

0

Type of Ground Targets ............................................................................................................................................ (11.) ................................................

0

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Gunter Biertrinker

12/10/1943

Report Approved