The War Diary of Hauptmann Helmut Lipfert [Werner Girbig, Helmut Lipfert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Aerial combat over the. Helmut Lipfert, previously Führer in the Reichsarbeitsdienst (State Labor Service) joined the Nachrichten-Abteilung (Intelligence Service) within the 1. About Helmut Lipfert: He is remembered by contemporaries as a consistent, professional pilot and leader. He withdrew often from squadron mates into long.

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Lipfert ranks as the world’s thirteenth fighter ace. Refresh and try again. Leutnant 2nd Lieutenant Unit: This llipfert is a rare view into the air war over Russia, when Luftwaffe pilots accumulated incredible kill tallies while facing overwhelming odds against them in mass assaults.

Cyrus marked it as to-read Feb 08, Eric rated it liked it Mar 06, All his victories were claimed over the Eastern Front and included a P Mustang41 Yakovlev Yak-141 Yakovlev Yak-9 fighters, helmu four-engine bombers and 39 Ilyushin Il-2 ground-attack aircraft. For the Knight’s Cross Winners.

Aces of the Luftwaffe – Helmut Lipfert

James marked it as to-read Jan 28, Routamato rated it did not like it Nov 14, After the dissolution of I. After the end of the war he was not turned over to the Soviet forces unlike Erich Hartmann. Yanko Velkov rated it it was amazing Jun 29, MacLean, French L On 5 April his 90th air victory had won him the Knight’s Cross Ritterkreuz.


One every now and then is better method: Army —41 Luftwaffe — For achieving his 90th victorie on 1st April He died on 10 August in Einbeck. Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer []. Rodrigo Cordescu marked it as to-read Aug 29, He claimed 27 unconfirmed victories.

The presentation was made by Generalleutnant Paul Deichmann on 17 April. This and the — dash indicates unconfirmed aerial victory claims for which Lipfert did not receive credit. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

There, the Luftwaffe Gruppen were subjected to near-constant Soviet bombing raids, and Lipfert’s 6. I did not get very much kick out of this one.

When he went on leave on Janaury 25th, he had reached a total of 88 kills. Bakunin marked it as to-read Oct 29, Lipfert, who held the rank of Unteroffizier sergeantparticipated in the Invasion of Poland and in the Battle of France as a member of the 1st Panzer Division. His th claim came on 24 October Horst marked it as to-read Oct 02, Dream-Core rated helmug it was amazing Oct 10, Second World War Awarded on: Also wondering what WWII sights are to be found in your area?

Helmut Lipfert – Wikipedia

Lists with This Book. Daniel Kulikowski marked it as to-read Sep 24, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. One thing I found out was the pilot must have served with the 1st Panzer Division prior to going to flight school but his story only really started when he was posted to the Eastern Front as a pilot. Deniz rated it it was amazing Feb 27, I would have liked to read something about his early army career.


Helmut Lipfert was credited with victories in over missions, all on the Russian Front but which also included a few American aircraft including a Mustang, Liberator and a Flying Fortress. Mi added it Mar 13, Discover the museums, monuments, cemeteries and other sights that are still in the world today!

The War Diary of Hauptmann Helmut Lipfert: JG 52 On the Russian Front • 1943-1945

His first kill was a Lavochkin La-5, a He is remembered by contemporaries as a consistent, professional pilot and leader. There are no discussion topics on this helmutt yet. Matias Rivara marked it as to-read Aug 20, Marc rated it really liked it Feb 19, The following day he was awarded the Eichenlaub Nr for his victories.

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