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Stab II.JG 52

Combat Report

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

24/12/1943

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

Stab II.JG 52

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

Gunter Biertrinker

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

OK

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

OK

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

Airfield attack mission to Anapa 2. Flight of 6 109s. 2x top cover and 4x attack

Escort spotted 2x c47 heading to taman airfield, ignored and stayed with lead flight. ingressed to target AO and dropped bombs successfully and hit several hangars and buildings. Also caught 6 C47's JUST taking off as well. all destroyed but we did have 1 casualty, yellow 10 collided with one of the transports.

Escort and lead flights RTB west along the coast, no further contacts. Successful mission.

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

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

0

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

0

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

0

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

0

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Gunter Biertrinker

24/12/1943

Report Approved