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Mission: Defence of the Reich.

Date: 26
th November 1944

Unit: 7 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 1

Type: Focke Wulf Fw 190A-8


Coded: 16 + (Yellow)

Location: In the Uelzen area, Germany.

Pilot: Unteroffizier. Willi Siewers – Killed/Missing.


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.

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Unteroffizier. Willi Siewers (via Jeckel).

Burial details: None found on German VDK website, presumed still missing?

Researched by Melvin Brownless with thanks to Horst Jeckel (March) 2013.