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Heinz "Esau" Ewald

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Victories : 85
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Country : Germany
Fought in : WW2
Fought for : Axis


Awarded the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross
Knights
Cross

Heinz 'Esau' Ewald joined 5./JG52 in Russia as a young Unteroffizier in the late summer of 1943 and flew with them for the entire duration of the war. Always regarded as one of the finest of the young pilotsof JG52, he flew as wingman to Major Gerhard Barkhorn, Kommandeur of II./JG52 and second highest scoring Ace in history. Heinz Ewald scored his 50th victory on December 29th 1944 when at Veszprem in Hungary. He flew a total of 396 missions and scored 84 victories. He was awarded the Knight's Cross in April 1945.

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Heinz "Esau" Ewald

Squadrons for : Heinz Esau Ewald
A list of all squadrons known to have been served with by Heinz Esau Ewald. A profile page is available by clicking the squadron name.
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JG52

Country : Germany
'Ace of Hearts'

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JG52

The most successful Luftwaffe fighter-wing of World War II, with a claim total of more than 10,000 victories over enemy aircraft. It was home to the top three scoring Experten of the Luftwaffe, Erich Hartmann, Gerhard Barkhorn and Günther Rall. The unit flew the various marks of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 exclusively through the war.

Known Victory Claims - Heinz Esau Ewald

DATE

PILOT

UNIT

JG

CLAIMED

LOCATION

TIME

FRONT

12/11/1943Gefr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-166 562: 500m10.27Eastern Front
14/11/1943Gefr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-166 73: Bodennähne11.55Eastern Front
05/12/1943Gefr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Il-2mH.SW Eltigen: 300m13.35Eastern Front
17/12/1943Gefr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-1N. Gorkom: 4500m10.11Eastern Front
29/12/1943Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-166 613: 4500m9.35Eastern Front
31/12/1943Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Airacobra66 522: 500m14.22Eastern Front
31/12/1943Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-166 531: 400m14.25Eastern Front
31/12/1943Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Airacobra66 531: 400m14.3Eastern Front
23/01/1944Ltn. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Airacobra6659: 100m12.17Eastern Front
24/01/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Il-2mH.66 564: 400m14.58Eastern Front
26/01/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Airacobra66 643: 3000m11.4Eastern Front
12/02/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-966 562: 300m8.34Eastern Front
12/02/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-966 614: 2000m15.52Eastern Front
25/02/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-747 772: 4500m8.34Eastern Front
25/02/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-747 724: 400m8.36Eastern Front
25/02/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-747 758: 4500m15.35Eastern Front
26/02/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52P-4066 644: 4000m12.32Eastern Front
01/03/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Curtiss P-406664 mitte 100m8.2Eastern Front
02/03/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-166 562 1500m13.5Eastern Front
11/03/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-146 112: 800m8.32Eastern Front
13/03/1944Uffz. Heinz EwaldStab II.JG 52Jak-746 13 Mitte: 1000m10.1Eastern Front
30/05/1944Ofhr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Airacobra78 642: 3000m17.22Eastern Front
31/05/1944Ofhr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Airacobra78 534: 4000m18.46Eastern Front
02/06/1944Ofhr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-778 561: 500m14.54Eastern Front
03/06/1944Ofhr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Il-2mH.78 674: Bodennähe16.24Eastern Front
04/06/1944Ofhr. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Airacobra78 672: 1800m17.21Eastern Front
08/06/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Airacobra78 523: 5000m17.38Eastern Front
12/06/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-797 491: 10m17.38Eastern Front
06/10/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-1117 314: 3500m13.01Eastern Front
31/10/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52LaGG-5-15.42Eastern Front
01/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-798 899: 5200m11.18Eastern Front
01/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-798 895: 5500m11.23Eastern Front
01/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.98 886: 600m14.24Eastern Front
13/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-908 431: 400m14.34Eastern Front
16/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-908 373: 5600m14.03Eastern Front
16/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-998 459: 2500m11.51Eastern Front
16/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52La-598 484: tiefflug8.52Eastern Front
16/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-998 491: 3200m11.46Eastern Front
17/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-998 464: tiefflug8.36Eastern Front
17/11/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.98 433: 150m11.06Eastern Front
05/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-998 416: tiefflug10.51Eastern Front
05/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-998 418: 400m11.04Eastern Front
05/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-998 444: 400m15.09Eastern Front
05/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-598 417: 400m13.34Eastern Front
11/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-988 698: 4500m11.56Eastern Front
14/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.88 755: 400m10.25Eastern Front
22/12/1944Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Csor14.00±Eastern Front
02/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5S. Gran12.3Western Front
02/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-9S. Gran12.3Western Front
03/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5S. Gran09.00~Western Front
03/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-9S. Gran09.00~Western Front
03/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-9S. Gran09.00~Western Front
03/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-3Raum Bajna14.00~Western Front
03/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Bajna14.00~Western Front
04/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5S. Gran10.00~Western Front
06/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Bicske13.3Western Front
16/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5S. Gran11.00~Western Front
16/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Jak-9Raum Budapest14.00~Western Front
19/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Stuhlweißenburg12.00~Western Front
20/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52BostonRaum Stuhlweißenburg16.00~Western Front
22/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg13.3Western Front
22/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg13.3Western Front
22/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00~Western Front
22/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00~Western Front
30/01/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Budapest13.00~Western Front
02/02/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg15.00~Western Front
04/02/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00~Western Front
04/02/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald6JG 52LaGG-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00~Western Front
01/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52P-51Raum Stuhlweißenburg13.00±Western Front
08/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00±Western Front
11/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-9-15.00±Western Front
13/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Stuhlweißenburg10.00±Western Front
13/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52La-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00±Western Front
13/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52La-5Raum Stuhlweißenburg16.00±Western Front
14/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Stuhlweißenburg13.00±Western Front
14/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52BostonRaum Stuhlweißenburg17.00±Western Front
16/03/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-3Raum Stuhlweißenburg17.00±Western Front
05/04/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Wien11.00~Western Front
07/04/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-3Raum Wien17.00~Western Front
14/04/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Wien11.00~Western Front
14/04/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Il-2mH.Raum Wien13.00~Western Front
15/04/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-9Raum Lah?12.00~Western Front
16/04/1945Ltn. Heinz Ewald7JG 52Jak-9Raum Lah?10.00~Western Front

Known Claims : 83

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