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Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert

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Victories : 57
Country : Germany
Fought in : WW2
Fought for : Axis
Died : 23rd August 1942

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.

Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert

Squadrons for : Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert
A list of all squadrons known to have been served with by Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert. 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 GŁnther Rall. The unit flew the various marks of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 exclusively through the war.


Country : Germany
Founded : 1937
'Ace of Hearts'

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Pik-As was a Luftwaffe fighter-wing of World War II. It operated in Western Europe and in the Mediterranean. Jagdgeschwader 53 - or as it was better known, the Pik As (Ace of Spades) Geschwader - was one of the oldest German fighter units of World War II with its origins going back to 1937. JG53 flew the various models of Bf-109 throughout the second world war.

Known Victory Claims - Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert









15/02/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52HurricaneOstende13.45Western Front
09/06/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52BlenheimN. Ameland17.54Western Front
26/08/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52BlenheimN. Juist14.15Western Front
12/09/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52SpitfireDen Helder14.14Western Front
12/09/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52SpitfireDen Helder14.16Western Front
05/10/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-16NE Bjeloj12.1Eastern Front
05/10/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-16NE Bjeloj12.11Eastern Front
05/10/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-153-16.2Eastern Front
13/10/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52DB-3-14.47Eastern Front
14/11/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-18-15.05Eastern Front
14/11/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-18-15.12Eastern Front
27/11/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-16-10.45Eastern Front
30/11/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52DJ-6-13.03Eastern Front
02/12/1941Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-61-12.07Eastern Front
24/05/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52I-6170 81: 50-100m17.52Eastern Front
25/05/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52SB-260 82: 800m9.23Eastern Front
27/05/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52Pe-270 57: 300m15.43Eastern Front
27/05/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52Pe-21km W. Izyum: 800m15.45Eastern Front
29/06/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52Hurricane71 481: 1800m18.35Eastern Front
02/08/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52LaGG-366 664: 3000m5.13Eastern Front
04/08/1942Fw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52LaGG-366 652: 200m5.2Eastern Front
08/08/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52LaGG-376 763: 30m13.05Eastern Front
08/08/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52LaGG-376 763: 50m12.52Eastern Front
10/08/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52Hurricane73 411: 1500m-Eastern Front
19/08/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52LaGG-354 192: 2200m8.16Eastern Front
23/08/1942Ofw. Heinrich-Wilhelm Ahnert3JG 52Il-264 353: 800m6.45Eastern Front

Known Claims : 26

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