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Karl Steffen

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Victories : 59
Country : Germany
Fought in : WW2
Fought for : Axis
Died : 8th August 1943

Awarded the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross

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 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.
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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)
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White 8 - Walter Nowotny by Ivan Berryman.

Karl Steffen

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


Country : Germany
'Ace of Hearts'

Click the name above to see prints featuring aircraft of 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 GŁnther Rall. The unit flew the various marks of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 exclusively through the war.

Known Victory Claims - Karl Steffen









29/07/1940Uffz. Karl Steffen9JG 52SpitfireDover8.4Western Front
30/08/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen9JG 52I-153-16Eastern Front
26/09/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-16-12.33Eastern Front
27/09/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52V-11-12.5Eastern Front
02/10/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-26-8.24Eastern Front
08/10/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-153-16.5Eastern Front
23/10/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-61-13.33Eastern Front
23/10/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-61-16.2Eastern Front
24/10/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-16--Eastern Front
25/10/1941Uffz. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-61-15.22Eastern Front
09/11/1941Fw. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-16-13.54Eastern Front
11/11/1941Fw. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-61-16.06Eastern Front
27/11/1941Fw. Karl Steffen8JG 52DB-3-11.5Eastern Front
05/12/1941Fw. Karl Steffen8JG 52I-61-10.43Eastern Front
26/05/1942Fw. Karl Steffen8JG 52MiG-110km N. Izyum9.34Eastern Front
03/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 332: 1500m7.15Eastern Front
03/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52Il-2mH.61 181: 800m7.32Eastern Front
03/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52Il-2mH.61 413: 200m7.2Eastern Front
03/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 461: 200m14.4Eastern Front
03/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 182: 2000m16.38Eastern Front
04/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52Il-2mH.61 163: 100m9.45Eastern Front
04/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 351: 3000m18.35Eastern Front
04/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 324: 4000m12.53Eastern Front
04/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52Il-2mH.61 423: 500m13.05Eastern Front
05/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 194: 3000m8.3Eastern Front
06/08/1943Ofw. Karl Steffen9JG 52LaGG61 363: 4200m16.02Eastern Front

Known Claims : 26

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