Pilot Fellerer, Luftwaffe

PWilsonRC1747.jpg

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Pilot Fellerer, Luftwaffe

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The pilot who was credited with shooting down Reg Wilson's Halifax.

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One photocopied sheet

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PWilsonRC1747

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[underlined] NIGHT FIGHTER PILOT – ‘FELLERER’, WHO SHOT US DOWN.
A WAR TIME ACE WITH 39 NIGHT AND 2 DAY VICTORIES [/underlined]

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[black and white photograph of Fellerer with his radar operator standing in front of the tail of his aircraft]

[underlined] RADAR OPERATOR [/underlined] [symbol]

[indecipherable word] Fellerer beside the tail of his B/1106-4

Fellerer had alive, the war end, and was a high ranking Officer of the Austrian Air Force, 3 or 4 years ago, he had lost his live [sic] in a air-crash with a cessna 175 in Zettweg/Austria

He finished the war as a Hauptmann and Gruppen Kommander of II./NJG5.
He was the holder of the Knight Cross. Total of 39 night and 2 day victories.

Units: II/NJG1, IV/NJG1, Staffelkapitan 5./NJG5, II./NJG5, III./NJG6.

[underlined] COPY OF PHOTOGRAPH AND NOTES SUPPLIED BY OFFICIAL GERMAN SOURCES AFTER THE WAR [/underlined]

Citation

“Pilot Fellerer, Luftwaffe,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35950.

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