Aufkl. Gr. 122 Dec 1941

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Dec 1941 – Stab./122 arrived at Trapani (Sicily) from Smolensk and remained there until April 1943. Directed strategic reconnaissance over the entire Mediterranean Theatre for Luftflotte 2.[1]

Dec 1941 – 1(F)./122 and 2(F)./122 transferred from Russia to Catania and Gerbini (Sicily) with II.Fliegerkorps, with a delay en-route in Germany.[2]

9 Dec 1941 – 3(F)./122 despatched a Ju 88 on a maritime reconnaissance sortie to the English NE Coast.

Date Unit Aircraft Type Code Wkr.No. Notes
9 Dec 1941 3(F)./122 Ju 88D-1 F6+CL 1465 Shot down by Huricanes of 43 Sqdn and crashed into the sea 10 miles off Seaham, Co Durham. Lt Böhme, Oberfw. L. Volk, Oberfw. F. Schackert and Fw W. Lentfert all MIA.[3]
16 Dec 1941 5(F)./122 Ju 88D-1 F6+WN Failed to return - no additional details available, 100%,4 MIA

22 Dec 1941 – F6+AL of 3(F)./122 departed Montdidier at 09.08 hrs on a reconnaissance sortie, returning at 14.30 hrs.[4]

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  1. LdZ - Beale-AWI:16; Karlsruhe Collection.
  2. LdZ - Dierich; Tessin.
  3. Ramsay et al – The Bliz Then and Now and Norman LotN p180
  4. Flugbuch of Fuchjohahn via Remi Traconelli.
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