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The RKT facing the camera is Leopold Hackl with Bellof wearing the cap. The additional photo shows Ludwig Bellof again (from my own collection.)

 

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Captain Martin Drewes (born 20/10/1918) shown with his Knights Cross awarded 27/7/1944 as Commander of III/NJG1 . Drewes was awarded the Oakleaves on 17/4/1945 ,after 52 victories ,and his last rank was Major .He was one of a few pilots that flew missions in Iraq under Iraq colors (see picture) against the British in WW2 .He lived in Brazil after the war and passed away  on 13/10/2013 in Brazil .bf110_drewes2.jpgCapture11.JPGCapture1.JPG

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