Ritterkreuzträger - Major Joachim Müncheberg - Vom König der Malta-Jäger Gebundenes Buch
Knight Cross Holder - Major Joachim Müncheberg - From the King of the Malta Hunters to the legendary hunter-ass of Tunis!
This is the story of Major Joachim Müncheberg. Born on December 31, 1918 in Pomerania, the excellent athlete and decathlete showed an early enthusiasm for flying. Therefore, he was trained from 1936 with the Luftwaffe for fighter pilots. Promoted to lieutenant in 1938, he worked as adjutant of the group commander of Berg in the formation of the III. Group of Fighter Squadron 26 Schlageter with. During the Battle of Britain, he took over, now promoted to lieutenant, the seventh squadron of Jagdgeschwaders 26. After 20 victories on September 14, 1940, the Knight's Cross, on 7 May 1941 after 43 victories, especially over Malta, the Oak Leaves awarded the Knight's Cross , On the same day he received the Medaglia d Oro in gold, the highest Italian bravery award, with the exception of him only the famous fighter pilot Hans-Joachim Marseille was awarded. From September 1941 to July 1942, he served as group commander of the II. Group of Jagdgeschwader 26 Schlageter on the canal front in use and led in August and September 1942 represented the Jagdgeschwader 51 Mölders as Commodore on the Eastern Front. After 103 victories on September 9, 1942 awarded the Oak Leaves with swords Knight's Cross, he went as Commodore of the Jagdgeschwader 77 to North Africa, where he received more kills. On March 23, 1943 Müncheberg started his last mission. He fell north of Maknassy in Tunisia. On about 500 enemy flights he had won 135 recognized aerial victories.
Hardcover: 160 pages
Size and / or weight: 17.9 x 1.8 x 24.9 cm
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