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Adolf Dickfeld and He 162 victory?

Discussion in 'Air War in Western Europe 1939 - 1945' started by Kai-Petri, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    He was promoted to the rank of Major on 18 May 1943. Dickfeld was shot down during an attack on Allied bombers that saw him bale out into the sea. He was rescued but was hospitalised with back injuries. Following his recovery, Dickfeld was appointed General für Nachwuchs (Luftwaffe) Reichsluftministerium and Reich Inspekteur der Flieger Hitler Jugend, performing these staff duties until late in the war. Dickfeld was to return to combat, flying Bü 181 trainers armed with Panzerfaust rockets, against Russian armour and, later, He 162 jet fighters. He reputedly shot down a P-47 several weeks before the end of the war with the He 162.

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    http://www.luftwaffe.cz/dickfeld.html

    http://www.aeronautics.ru/archive/wwii/books/germany_secret_weapons_wwii/he_162_03.jpg

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    I note reputedly. Adolf Dickfelds book is one of the worst records of any Luftwaffe pilot ever written.........a person cannot fathomly even put together certain time frames from his work. It was almost like the guy was dreaming or on drugs or both when he wrote this

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  3. Kai-Petri

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    I suppose the "Aces of the Luftwaffe" site should delete that part then! Otherwise I have thought they have given us quite good info on the pilots!

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