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German pilot Oberleutnant Theodor Rossiwall preparing to enter his Bf 110 fighter, western France, summer 1940

Caption   German pilot Oberleutnant Theodor Rossiwall preparing to enter his Bf 110 fighter, western France, summer 1940 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 101I-341-0496-33
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 12 Oct 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
28 Dec 2012 08:18:14 PM


Staffelkapitan Oblt.Theodor Rossiwall of
5./ZG26 climbs aboard his Bf-110 twin engine fighter. He flew in the Battle of Britain and credited w/five victories and flew 400 combat missions.Flew in the Spanish Civil War, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia,
Greece, Crete and Russia.

Later reassigned to 6./NJG 4 and later was Commander of II./NJG 4. In 1944 he was seriously injuried in a takeoff accident and never returned to operational flying.

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