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BITS AND PIECES!!!! OMG!!

Is this all to one pilot or singular items in the collection? That 'Erel is top draw, and what looks to be a very nice cased 2nd pattern Assmann PB. As to the Ehrenpokal...out with the camera please....who was the recipient?

"bits and pieces", indeed...you can't get away with that.

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Good Morning John

All singular pieces sadly, the Ehrenpokal is to a pilot from KG 26, Uffz Ernst Quaas, awarded 23/1/43,

some photos of it as well as a couple of photos of him....

 

-Bob

 

LW Honour Goblet 004.jpg

LW Honour Goblet 005.jpg

Pokal.jpg

Pilots badge is a C.E. Juncker example......

C. E. Juncker Flugzeugführerabzeichen 001.JPG

C. E. Juncker Flugzeugführerabzeichen 003.JPG

C. E. Juncker Flugzeugführerabzeichen 004.JPG

Clasp is also a Juncker.....

Luftwaffe Bomber Clasp in Bronze 001.JPG

Luftwaffe Bomber Clasp in Bronze 004.JPG

I can throw in a cased Berg & Nolte PB too.... :P 

Berg & Nolte Pilot's Badge 001.JPG

B & N L Pilot's Badge 016.jpg

The officer M43 cap is the same one that is photographed in Jack Angolia's Luftwaffe series (Volume 1) published

by Roger Bender..

Officer M43 caps 010.jpg

Officer M43 caps 020.jpg

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Very nice, Bob...many thanks for taking the time. Especially like the B&NL pb, very nice condition.

So, had a quick look at some listings and see that Quaas also had the DKiG  when with  5./KG 26 dated 12.7.43.... but then did a general google search and all became clear....quite a service record.

 

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Hi John

This is the information I have so far on Oberfeldwebel Quaas, mainly from a query on the WAF sometime back,-

(I am still unsure of whether he survived the war or not).


LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 26 "Löwen", Luftwaffe
Awarded on: January 23rd, 1943
Details: Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on February 1st, 1943.

DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: 5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Kampfgeschwader 26 "Löwen", Luftwaffe
Awarded on: July 12th, 1943


EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE

EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE

FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR KAMPFFLIEGER IN GOLD MIT ANHÄNGER

Best wishes

Bob
 

 

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What a great find John, and yes it certainly looks like an older version of the man. If he stayed with 5./KG 26 then he

probably finished the war in Norway, so would have missed the savage battles of the last months of the war. Nice to get

confirmation that he survived and lived a long life.

 

Any idea where the photo was taken ?? (other than Germany I presume)  :)

 

Best wishes

 

Bob 

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So, from what I can gather form the paper's archives (and a little help from a translation app) Ernst and his wife lived in Saxony until the late 90's when they moved to Berlin (Marchwitzastraße, Marzahn-Hellersdorf - Berlin) to be near their daughter, two grand and two great grandchildren.

 

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