Wednesday, 7 March 2018

III./ JG 53 Flugplatz Maldegem, Belgium 1941 -daily ebay photo find 244

more scenes from Marko Auer taken at Flugplatz Maldegem, Belgium, 1941, temporary home to III./JG 53. During early 1941 the entire Geschwader converted onto the latest variant of the Bf 109, the Friedrich, and was deployed along the Kanalfront to counter the RAF's attempts to 'lean into Europe'...


more on III./JG 53 ace Erich Schmidt (above left)

More JG 53 in 1941 on this blog here