Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-7/N

Black chevron Green A, from Stab I./JG 27, Flown by Oberleutnant Ludwig "Zirkus" Franzisket, Mummin Busak/Egypt, 14 September 1941

On 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.

During 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,

Fransizkeit himself manange to down one, a Hurricane, shot down on 9 September 30 km East of Sidi Barrani for his 23rd Abschüsse.

This profile will be included in my forthcoming "Luftwaffe Fighter Aircraft, profile Book No 11.

© Claes Sundin 2020