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Wilhelm Freuworth - Pilot Profile - Wilhelm Freuworth

Wilhelm Freuworth

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Victories : 58
Country : Germany
Fought in : WW2
Fought for : Axis

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.

Wilhelm Freuworth

Squadrons for : Wilhelm Freuworth
A list of all squadrons known to have been served with by Wilhelm Freuworth. 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 JG26

Jagdgeschwader 26 Schlageter was a Luftwaffe fighter-wing of World War II. It operated mainly in Western Europe against Great Britain, France and the United States but also saw service against Russia. It was named after Albert Leo Schlageter, a World War I veteran and Freikorps member arrested and executed by the French for sabotage in 1923.

Commanders of II. Gruppe JG 26

Hptm. Werner Palm, 1 May 1939 – 27 June 1939
Hptm Herwig Knüppel, 28 June 1939 – 19 May 1940
Hptm Karl Ebbighausen, 20 May 1940 – 31 May 1940
Hptm. Erich Noack, 1 June 1940 – 24 July 1940
Hptm Karl Ebbighausen, 25 July 1940 – 16 August 1940
Hptm Erich Bode, 17 August 1940 – 3.10.40
Hptm Walter Adolph, 4 October 1940 – 18 September 1941
Hptm Joachim Müncheberg, 19 September 1941 – 21 July 1942
Hptm Conny Meyer, 22 July 1942 – 2 January 1943
Maj Wilhelm-Ferdinand Galland, 3 January 43 – 17 August 1943
Hptm Hans Naumann, 18 August 1943 – 8 September 1943
ObLt Johannes Seifert, 9 September 1943 – 25 November 1943
Maj Wilhelm Gäth, 26 November 1943 – 1 March 1944
Hptm Hans Naumann, 2 March 1944 – 28 June 1944
Hptm Emil Lang, 29 June 1944 – 3 September 1944
Hptm Georg-Peter Eder, 4 September 1944 – 8 October 1944
Maj Anton Hackl, 9 October 1944 – 29 January 45
ObLt Waldemar Radener, 30 January 1945 – 22 February 1945
Hptm Paul Schauder, 23 February 1945 – 1 May 1945


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 Günther Rall. The unit flew the various marks of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 exclusively through the war.

Known Victory Claims - Wilhelm Freuworth









26/08/1941Gefr. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52BlenheimN. Juist14.2Western Front
26/11/1941Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Il-2-14.06Eastern Front
28/11/1941Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52I-61W. Akyschitschi14.45Eastern Front
13/06/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-370 2136.36Eastern Front
31/07/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-397 4714.52Eastern Front
02/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52I-15366 664: tiefflug18.3Eastern Front
06/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52R-575 161: tiefflug9.15Eastern Front
06/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Pe-275 161: 3000m17.2Eastern Front
10/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52I-16 Rata75 413: 3000m11.3Eastern Front
22/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52R-555 764: tiefflug8.05Eastern Front
22/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-355 884: 3000m8.05Eastern Front
26/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52I-18047 852: 2800m6.22Eastern Front
31/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Jak-147 881: 500m11.08Eastern Front
31/08/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Jak-147 841: 400m11.1Eastern Front
02/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52R-556 542: tiefflug13.2Eastern Front
02/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-356 454: 300m16.31Eastern Front
03/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Il-246 253: teifflug14.35Eastern Front
03/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Il-246 262: 200m14.36Eastern Front
04/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Pe-246 213: 2200m17.3Eastern Front
05/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-354 894: 800m12.05Eastern Front
05/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-357 893: 700m12.07Eastern Front
06/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52R-547 824: tiefflug10.01Eastern Front
11/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Airacobra47 652: 1700m16.17Eastern Front
14/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52U-247 824: tiefst.7.58Eastern Front
16/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52R-547 361: tiefflug9.53Eastern Front
25/09/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-340 412: 1000m10.48Eastern Front
04/10/1942Uffz. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Il-259 321: 50m14.58Eastern Front
11/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-349 432: 600m12.03Eastern Front
14/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52U-240 563: tiefflug8.05Eastern Front
25/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Jak-149 214: tiefflug14.4Eastern Front
28/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Jak-149 431: 3000m11.52Eastern Front
29/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Jak-159 321: 20m8.25Eastern Front
29/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-350 593: 20m14.5Eastern Front
31/10/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-359 333: 10m12.52Eastern Front
01/11/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-349 431: 2400m12.56Eastern Front
01/11/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-359 143: 1000m13.03Eastern Front
01/11/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-359 123: 100m13.06Eastern Front
01/11/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52LaGG-349 431: 2300m12.59Eastern Front
02/11/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52R-559 193: 10m10.35Eastern Front
03/11/1942Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth3JG 52Il-250 751: 10m14.3Eastern Front
24/03/1943Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth5JG 26Spitfire8km E. Dungeness: 900m10.17Western Front
25/03/1943Fw. Wilhelm Freuwörth5JG 26Spitfire5km S. Dover: 2000m18.14Western Front

Known Claims : 42

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