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Ju88, SA+W

Jim Perry

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I have SA+WA through SA+WZ as WNr.8020 to WNr.8045. This is based upon information I received from Art Medcalf quite a number of years ago, most of which, by far, has proven accurate over time, but occasionally there is a conflict.
 

Tom Willis

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Thanks Peter & Jim
I have the following
Ju88A-5 - 088 8015 - 8020 - CH+NA to CH+NF
Ju88A-5 - 088 8021 - 8045 - SA+WB to SA+WZ
Ju88A-5 - 088 8046 > - <??+?? to ??+??> (Can anyone fill in missing gaps? Thanks)
Ju88A-5 - < 088 8065 - 8069 - <RC+DW to RC+DZ (Possible starts much earlier as I have RC+DL with FFS(C)7 - 02.06.43
 

Peter van Gogh

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I have
-CH+NF as an A-1
-WNr.088 8030 as an A-4
-WNr.088 8032 as an A-1
-WNr.088 8048 as an A-1
-WNr.088 8067 as an A-12

on 12oClock 4D+HM was given as WNr.8045 and damaged beyond repair on -1940-10-06 This should be then SA+WZ.
But in Flugbuch E.Zander its appears on -1941-11-11 to -1941-11-28
The damage reporter must then have made an error.
 

Peter van Gogh

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post 3 The RC+DL could have a different WNr. I have RC+DM as a Bü181 from Flugbuch Felix Hoffmann see attachment
F1244-0228.jpg
 

Jim Perry

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#4 - per Medcalf, WNr.8030 was originally built as a Ju88A-1 at Siebel Flzg.Werke in Apr-40. The other 3 WNr. you mention were also originally built as A-1s at Siebels as well. WNr.8032 & 8048 didn't survive the BoB, but generally, as I understand it, most Ju88A-1s that survived 1940 were upgraded to A-5s. (Some again later for trainer duties to A-7s, and A-12s?) Much like JG51 held onto their Bf109F-2s much longer than most other frontline units, KG1 was reporting losses for Ju88A-5s well into 1942. My guess would be that the loss report from Apr-42 for WNr.8030 as an A-4 was a typo and in actuality was an A-5.
 

Tom Willis

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Thanks Peter & Jochen
For the Ju88A I have them as either Type A-1 or A-5 so could be a mixture
I should have given RC+DW as W/Nr. 8066
For the Bu181 in the Hoffmann Flugbuch RC+DM is more than likely a typo as the same flugbuch also has GC+GM plus the fact that I do not have anymore references for any Bu181s with the RC+D series Stkz which is odd given the prolific use of the type
My CH+NF source is Fb.Theo Walter (I think via Barry Rosche) plus I have CH+NC with FFS(B)8 (Fb.Butz)
 
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