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A, from Stab I./JG 27, Flown by Oberleutnant Ludwig "Zirkus"
Franzisket, Mummin Busak/Egypt, 14 September 1941
this date Oblt. Franziskets I./JG 27 was based vest of El Alamein
participated in escorts for Ju 87 Stukas attacking in support
of German panzer trusts towards the Brittish at Sidi Barrani.
this month the I./JG 27 claimed 28 Abschüssen for no loss,
the rising "Star of Africa" Lt. Hans-Joachim Marseille
acconted for no less than eight of them,
himself manange to down one, a Hurricane, shot down on 9 September
30 km East of Sidi Barrani for his 23rd Abschüsse.
profile will be included in my forthcoming "Luftwaffe Fighter
Aircraft, profile Book No 11.