Luftwaffe ground-crew ("black men") positioning a Bf 109 "Kanonenvogel" equipped with the Rüstsatz VI underwing gondola cannon kit. Note the slats on the leading edge of the port wing. JG France, autumn of
Heinz "Wimmersal" Sachsenberg (12 July 1922 – 17 June 1951) was a German World War II fighter ace who served in the Luftwaffe. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Sachsenberg was credited with 104 aerial victories. JG52/JG7/JV44
JG of Leutnant Franz von Werra ('The One That Got Away'); with his pet lion cub 'Simba', Wierre au Bois, France, August 1940
Luftwaffe officers with white summer caps
July 1941: SS-Kriegsberichter Paul Augustin photographed Knittel (in the middle) while he studied a map with one of the liaison officers from the Luftwaffe. To their right SS-Untersturmführer Erich Grätz. To their left a four-wheeled Sd.Kfz. 223 armoured communications vehicle.
Heinrich Prinz Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and his crew from 9/NJG2pose with their Ju 88 C-6 R4+ET, marked with 21 victories on the fin, during the autumn of 1942.