Aerial Victories

Some articles on aerial, aerial victories, victories:

Heinrich Hoffmann (pilot) - Career
... He claimed his first aerial victory over a Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft on 7 September 1940 in the Battle of Britain ... He claimed 20 aerial victories during July and 25 in August ... On 22 July 1941 Hoffmann claimed his 23rd aerial victory of the war over an Ilyushin Il-2 ...
Heinrich Bär - World War II - Eastern Front
... Bär claimed five aerial victories on 30 June 1941, bringing his total to 22 ... On this day JG 51 was credited with 113 aerial victories in total, among them their 1,000th aerial victory—the first unit to reach this figure—and Colonel (Oberst) Werner Möld ... (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub) for 60 victories, and on 30 August he became an "ace in one day" by shooting down six Soviet aircraft ...
Max-Hellmuth Ostermann - Eastern Front
... He claimed his 19th and 20th aerial victory on 6 July in the same combat area ... Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) on 4 September 1941 after 29 aerial victories ... He claimed his 50th aerial victory on 9 January 1942, the 60th on 28 January 1942 and the 70th on 19 February 1942 ...
List Of German World War II Night Fighter Aces
... is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat ... German day and night fighter pilots claimed roughly 70,000 aerial victories during World War II, 25,000 over British or American and 45,000 over Russian flown aircraft ... pilots shot down more than 100 enemy aircraft for a total of roughly 15,400 aerial victories ...

Famous quotes containing the words victories and/or aerial:

    “... Knowledge he shall unwind
    Through victories of the mind,
    Till, clambering at the cradle-side,
    He dreams himself his mother’s pride,
    All knowledge lost in trance
    Of sweeter ignorance.”
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Every year lays more earth upon us, which weighs us down from aerial regions, till we go under the earth at last.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)