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63   Luftwaffe Award Document Grouping - Schnellkampfgeschwader 10  - NORMANDY - D-DAY !!
Historically important award document grouping to FW 190 pilot Oberfahnrich Georg KOEPPEL. He served in 3./Schnellkampfgeschwader 10.  This unit is famous for its attacks on D-Day over the landing beaches. It shot down four Lancasters during this time! According to the dates of his awwrd documents, he was with the unit at this time!
The I. Gruppe of SKG10 remained in France under the control of II. Fliegerkorps when the rest of the Geschwader transfere to Italy in July 1943. Due to the lack of regular night fighters in France, it was decided in April 1944 to employ I./SKG 10 on Wilde Sau missions over North Western France and Belgium during full-moon periods. The group's most successful outing was on the night of 3/4 May, when Fw 190s of I/SKG-10 accounted for six victories in the air combat during the night raid against the panzer training center at Mailly-le-Camp. I. Gruppe was put under the control IX. Fliegerkorps in 1944 and operated against the Allied troops during the Normandy Invasion in June 1944. Two Fw 190 pilots of I./SKG 10 were over the landings at dawn on a reconnaissance mission, and claimed four Avro Lancasters shot down.
Comes with his Pilots Badge award document, his Flight Clasp in Bronze award cosument awarded Jule 25, 1944 with original signature of Gruppenkdr. KURT DAHLMANN (Knights Cross + Oakleaves winner -  the highest-decorated German Jabo (Schlachtflieger) pilot of the war!). Iron Cross Second Class award document awarded June 4, 1944 (!!) with orig. sig. IX Fliegerkorps commander Generalmajor Dietrich PELTZ (Knights Cross + Swords - youngest General in the Wehrmacht and flew 350 combat missions as Stuka pilot. Also advoicated for the Mistel and Ramjaeger programs).
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