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Mission: Attack on London, England.

Date: 13th February 1944

Time: (Not known).

Unit: 4 Staffel./Kampfgeschwader 6

Type: Junkers Ju 88A-4


Coded: 3E + CM

Location: Believed lost in English Channel.

Pilot: Unteroffizier. Hermann Weisserth. 73176/225 - Missing. Born 28.06.1921 in Klingenglattbach

Observer: Feldwebel. Siegfried Henze. 73176/226 - Missing. Born. 22.08.1917 in Hattorf b. Osterode.

Radio/Op: Obergefreiter. Franz Wagner.73176/220 - Missing. Born.08.07.1922 in Aschau/Oberwart.

Gunner: Obergefreiter. Martin Thiele. 73176/228 - Missing. Born. 16.06.1919 in Obergrauschwitz.


Kampfgeschwader 6 lost five Ju 88‘s which failed to return from this mission. It is not known at this present time the reason for the loss of Uffz. Weisserth‘s machine.

Ogfr Martin Thiele + 13.02.44
Obergefreiter. Martin Thiele – Lost without trace (Hall/Brownless).

7 the last sunset over the sea
Sunset over the sea, in memory of all those missing in action (net)

Burial detail: None – All crew missing in action.

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with thanks to Steven Hall. December 2013