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Stab II.JG 52

Combat Report

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

07/01/1944

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

Stab II.JG 52

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

Gunter Biertrinker

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

OK

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

OK

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

CAP over kertch airfield. VERY poor weather, heavy rain. flight of 5 109s

Patrolled south along coast, ran into large flight of p39s x6 and IL2 x2 diving on kertch airfield. engaged with fighters over kertch, all destroyed, no friendly losses. Caught up with Il2 egressing towards Taman and got both of them as well.

RTB, no casualties.

Excellent mission.

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

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

2

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

1x p39, 1x IL2

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

0

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

0

m.  d . W . d . G . b .

Gunter Biertrinker

07/01/1944

Bagerovo

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