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Jani Tiainen

Need help for research: Stuka Pilot w/ over 1500 sorties - 1944 served in Finland

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Dear Friends,

I managed to acquire complete set of pilot's log books (3) for the person named:

Friedrich Dohmeyer - sergeant, Stuka Pilot (I need to re-check the spelling and see if the name is written same in all occassions)

Three log books consists the period from Jan 1939 til May 1945 - 1511 sorties.

He was stationed in Finland Jan 44 - Jan 45.

What is interesting to me is naturally the period in Finland.

I dont know where to start? I believe he might even have German Cross in Gold, but I dont have LW data for recipients. Are there any unit history on Schlachtgeschwader 5? Since this was for sure his unit at least for a short period of time in Finland.

Where I could find his personal data?

With best regards,

Jani Tiainen

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Hello,

There is no-one with that name listed for either an Ehrenpokal or DKiG in the Ordensträger. Maybe the spelling is different.

As for SG 5 there is a little information on the web but not much...

http://www.ww2.dk/air/attack/sg5.htm

http://www.cieldegloire.com/sg_005.php

There is a proposed second volume due on Dive Bomber & Ground Attack Units Of The Luftwaffe 1939-1945 by Larry de Zeng & Doug Stankey that would provide details on SG-5 but at the moment that has been put on hold by the publishers. The only others that I can think of is an Osprey book and a Luftwaffe Colours book that cover all the ground attack units but nothing in depth...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Luftwaffe-Schlachtgruppen-Aviation-Elite-Units/dp/1841766089/ref=sr_1_11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1332501191&sr=1-11

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Schlachtflieger-Luftwaffe-Ground-Attack-Colours/dp/1857802748/ref=pd_sim_b_6

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Thank you,

Jani

Hello,

There is no-one with that name listed for either an Ehrenpokal or DKiG in the Ordensträger. Maybe the spelling is different.

As for SG 5 there is a little information on the web but not much...

http://www.ww2.dk/air/attack/sg5.htm

http://www.cieldegloire.com/sg_005.php

There is a proposed second volume due on Dive Bomber & Ground Attack Units Of The Luftwaffe 1939-1945 by Larry de Zeng & Doug Stankey that would provide details on SG-5 but at the moment that has been put on hold by the publishers. The only others that I can think of is an Osprey book and a Luftwaffe Colours book that cover all the ground attack units but nothing in depth...

http://www.amazon.co...2501191&sr=1-11

http://www.amazon.co.../ref=pd_sim_b_6

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Hallo Jani,

for a research I need the correct spelled name and if he has had over

1500 Feindflüge he must have got something like Ehrenpokal and may be

also DKiG

Andreas

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As he isn't listed for any high end awards (with that spelling at least) I would assume that a large percentage of those 1500 sorties were training flights or something along those lines. I have a Wehrpass to a fighter pilot from 1939 to 1945 and of the 1838 flights he made only 116 were counted as combat sorties.

Edited by hucks216

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Thank you for information,

At the other forum I ended up adding some pictures - and as assumed he has been flight instructor.

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=583594

Jani

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