Aufkl. Gr. 122 Mar 1944

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Mar 1944 – 3(F)./122 converted to the Ju 188 and then at the end of March transferred from Amsterdam-Schiphol to Soesterberg/Holland. The order for this transfer is believed to have been issued on 9 Feb 44 but not immediately carried out.[1]

4(F)./122 now transferred to Königsberg/East Prussia to rest, refit and begin conversion to the Ju 188.[2]

6 Mar 1944 – 5(F)./122 photographed the snowy railway yards (SU 40 18008) and fuel yard at Dedowitschi (57.33.07N/29.56.45E – Pl.Qu. 25 Ost 98496[3]

27 Mar 1944 – 22 Jul 1944- 1.(F)/122 located at Gutenfeld.[4]

Date Unit Aircraft Type Code Wkr.No. Notes
29 Mar 1944 3(F)./122 Ju 188F-1 280226 Crashed during a non-combat flight. Crash location was Entschede, nr Twente ( actually near Café Azink, Voortsweg, Enschede, Netherlands).

Crew were as follows:- Fw Ernst Mayer (F), Oblt. Werner Müller (B), Fw. Gerhard Fischer (Bf) and Offz. Edwart Neitzke (Bd) all were killed in the crash. The Bergkdo. Twente had to recover the wreckage.[5]


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  1. LdZ - ADI(K) 327/44.
  2. LdZ - ADI(K) interr.sum.
  3. http://www.wwii-photos-maps.com/targetrussia/citynamesbeginningd/citynames-dabr-dzis/slides/Dedowitschi%20%20056.html
  4. Tessin band 16 page 37.
  5. Details provided by Jaap Wortman via Larry de Zeng IV. Jaap included the NVM which will be loaded against the personnel entries for the crew.
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