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Mission: Defence of the Reich.

Date: 26
th November 1944

Unit: 7 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 1

Type: Focke Wulf Fw 190A-9


Coded: 15 + (Yellow)

Location: Stendal, Germany.

Pilot: Leutnant. Otto Rudolf Bach. Born 16.08.1914 in Werne. (Staffelkapitaen) – Killed.


This aircraft was shot down in combat during a large American daylight attack in the Ruhr area. The large American bomber formations were escorted by nearly 700 fighter aircraft.
The Luftwaffe suffered heavy losses.

Pasted Graphic
Otto Rudolf Bach pictured in flight gear besides his Fw 190.

Burial details: Städtischer Friedhof, Stendal, Germany. Row 101

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless (March) 2013.