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August-Wilhelm Schumann - Pilot Profile - August-Wilhelm Schumann

August-Wilhelm Schumann

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Victories : 20
Country : Germany
Fought in : WW2
Fought for : Axis
Died : 6th September 1941

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.

August-Wilhelm Schumann

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

Known Victory Claims - August-Wilhelm Schumann









31/10/1938Ltn. August-Wilhelm Schumann2J/88Curtiss--Spanish Civil War
28/12/1938Ltn. August-Wilhelm Schumann2J/88Rata--Spanish Civil War
30/12/1938Ltn. August-Wilhelm Schumann2J/88Rata--Spanish Civil War
04/02/1939Ltn. August-Wilhelm Schumann2J/88Curtiss--Spanish Civil War
14/05/1940Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52Bloch 210Raum Sedan14.05Western Front
20/10/1940Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52Spitfire-15.44Western Front
26/04/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52SpitfireNW Littlestone14.17Western Front
22/06/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52DB-3-10.11Eastern Front
22/06/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52DB-3-10.15Eastern Front
02/07/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52I-153-18.06Eastern Front
03/07/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52DB-3E. Borissow18.3Eastern Front
14/07/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52DB-3-17.06Eastern Front
23/07/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52Pe-2-6.32Eastern Front
26/07/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52SB-2-4.05Eastern Front
27/07/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52DB-3-10.13Eastern Front
22/08/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52Il-2-13.2Eastern Front
27/08/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52I-18-16.01Eastern Front
01/09/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52I-18-18.4Eastern Front
04/09/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52I-18-8.12Eastern Front
06/09/1941Oblt. August-Wilhelm Schumann5JG 52I-18-18.03Eastern Front

Known Claims : 20

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