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Willi Nemitz

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Victories : 81
Country : Germany
Fought in : WW2
Fought for : Axis
Died : 11th April 1943

Awarded the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross

Latest Axis Aviation Artwork !
 The Gruppenkommandeur of II./JG 54 Erich Rudorffer is depicted in Fw190A-6 'Black Double Chevron' over the misty forests of Finland in June 1944. Credited with 222 aerial victories, he survived being shot down no less than sixteen times and survived the war until eventually passing away in 2016 aged 98.

Erich Rudorffer by Ivan Berryman.
 With 275 victories credited, Gunther Rall is the third highest scoring Ace in history  He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.

Gunther Rall by Ivan Berryman. (P)
 Walter Wolfrum, a Knight's Cross winning German WW2 Ace with 137 victories, in his Bf109G.

Walter Wolfrum by Ivan Berryman. (P)
 Austrian-born Walter Nowotny was one of Germany's highest scoring aces of WWII with 258 victories to his credit, three of them flying the Messerschmitt Me.262. He is depicted here flying White 8 of Kommando Nowotny based at Achmer, Germany in 1944. He was killed in action later that year following a fraught combat with US fighters during the Defence of the Reich.

White 8 - Walter Nowotny by Ivan Berryman.

Willi Nemitz

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


Country : Germany
'Ace of Hearts'

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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 - Willi Nemitz









03/07/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52DB-3-18.43Eastern Front
03/07/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52DB-3-18.45Eastern Front
23/07/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Pe-2-6.35Eastern Front
26/07/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52DB-3-4.35Eastern Front
26/07/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52SB-2-4.45Eastern Front
27/07/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52DB-3-16.5Eastern Front
18/08/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52I-1830km N. Tschudowo13.4Eastern Front
30/08/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52I-1810km NW Dubrowka6.05Eastern Front
13/09/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52DB-3E. Klemenka16.45Eastern Front
23/09/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Il-2-13.55Eastern Front
05/10/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Pe-2--Eastern Front
14/11/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52I-18-8.35Eastern Front
14/11/1941Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52I-18-8.45Eastern Front
22/06/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG07 152: Bodennähe6.4Eastern Front
23/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz4JG 52LaGG49 242: 500m16.02Eastern Front
23/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz4JG 52LaGG49 242: 2500m16.03Eastern Front
24/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz4JG 52LaGG49 233: 1000m17.25Eastern Front
27/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz4JG 52LaGG49 231: 1000m12.1Eastern Front
29/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz4JG 52LaGG49 213: 2000m6.08Eastern Front
31/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-349 282: 500m10.5Eastern Front
31/08/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-359 454: 2000m17.2Eastern Front
01/09/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG75 272: 2000m16.45Eastern Front
08/09/1942Fw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-354 513: 2000m14.48Eastern Front
29/10/1942Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG94 152: 1500m15.5Eastern Front
26/11/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Curtiss P-4049 271: 200m12Eastern Front
28/11/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Il-249 321: 2500m12.45Eastern Front
28/11/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG49 294: tiefflug9.2Eastern Front
30/11/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG49 443: 1000m8.52Eastern Front
01/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52La-539 384: 2000m7.23Eastern Front
08/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Boston III30 574: 500m12.1Eastern Front
08/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Il-210 824: 1000m10.5Eastern Front
11/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-339 511: 3000m9.22Eastern Front
11/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG29 632: 2000m9.28Eastern Front
17/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52La-538 241: 1500m11.18Eastern Front
18/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52La-549 722: 1500m9.16Eastern Front
18/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Il-249 753: 1500m9.22Eastern Front
19/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG5km SE Dubowyj-Selo: 1500m14.08Eastern Front
22/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52La-539 863: 2000m13.18Eastern Front
22/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52La-549 713: 1000m13.25Eastern Front
28/12/1942Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52La-549 473: 1000m12.48Eastern Front
22/01/1943Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Il-208 742: 100m10.15Eastern Front
22/01/1943Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52Il-208 761: 100m10.22Eastern Front
30/01/1943Uffz. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-508 813: 2000m8.54Eastern Front
02/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-518 54: 2000m11.13Eastern Front
02/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-508 692: Bodennähe14.5Eastern Front
05/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-508 841: 4000m10.3Eastern Front
05/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-508 672: 50m10.4Eastern Front
12/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-386 483: 500m13.1Eastern Front
22/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52LaGG-385 371: 3000m6.1Eastern Front
25/02/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz5JG 52I-15375 261: 1500m8.35Eastern Front
05/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Boston86 334: 2000m9.4Eastern Front
05/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52I-15375 431: 100m14.02Eastern Front
09/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Pe-275 194: 3000m8.07Eastern Front
11/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52DB-3F65 214: 4000m8.13Eastern Front
12/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52I-16 Rata76 981: 500m10.19Eastern Front
14/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Boston76 773: 3500m6.4Eastern Front
14/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Boston76 754: 3000m6.54Eastern Front
16/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Il-276 582: 500m14.2Eastern Front
17/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Il-276 881: 300m9.02Eastern Front
17/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Il-275 261: 200m9.06Eastern Front
17/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Il-275 251: tiefflug9.1Eastern Front
18/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52LaGG-386 561: 3500m9.45Eastern Front
18/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52LaGG-386 584: 500m9.55Eastern Front
18/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52LaGG-386 593: 500m9.58Eastern Front
19/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Airacobra86 591: 2000m9.05Eastern Front
20/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52LaGG-386 513: 5000m9.17Eastern Front
29/03/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Il-566 653: 100m12.4Eastern Front
09/04/1943Ofw. Willi Nemitz6JG 52Pe-276 833: 8000m9.43Eastern Front

Known Claims : 68

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