Thursday, November 27, 2014

Joachim Müncheberg Describing his Recent Dogfight

This picture showing Hauptmann Joachim "Jochen" Müncheberg (Luftwaffe ace with 135 aerial victories) when his fame was at its height. This one was first published in "Die Wehrmacht" magazine of 8 July 1942, which suggests that they could show the return of Jagdgeschwader 26 (JG 26) "Schlageter" pilots from the famous action of 2 June 1942, when they almost exterminated a Canadian fighter squadron. Müncheberg is describing the recent action

 Book "Luftwaffe at War: Luftwaffe Aces of the Western Front" by Robert Michulec

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