Norway

NORWAY

World War II

NAME                                 CONFIRMED  PROBABLE  DAMAGE    COMMENTS

Heglund, Sevin                       14 [13+1]  6          7 [6+1]  6., 12.
Grundt-Spang, Helner Gustav Einer    11 [10+1]  2          3 [2+1]
Christie, Werner H.                  10 [9+1]   1          5 [4+1]  +0+1 G, 5., 15.
Gran, Martin Yngcar                  10 [8+2]   2          6 [5+1]
Eriksen, Marius                       9         1          3        4., 13.
Fearnley, Fredrik                     7 [5+2]   3 [1+2]    1        3.
Jørstad, Nils Kolbjørn                7 [6+1]   2          5 [4+1]
Berg, Rolf Arne                       6         2 [1+1]    5 [2+3]  +0+1 G, 14.
Sognnæs, Helge                        6 [5+1]   1         10
Mehre, Helge Olrik                    6         0         10        11.
Bjørnstad, Bjørn                      6 [5+1]   0          5 [3+2]
Austeen, Arne                         6 [5+1]   0          3
Lundsten, Leif                        5 [4+1]   1          1
Dogger, Ragnar                        5         1          1        7.
Bache, Knut                           5 [4+1]   0          2 [1+1]
Djønne, Olav                          5         0          0


Westly, Erik Leif                     4         1         10        +0+1 G
Olsen, Reidar Haave                   4         1          4 [3+1]
Løvestad, Leif                        4         1          2        Nav/RO
Aanjesen, Ola Gert                    4         1          3 [2+1]  +0+1 G, +0+1 V1, 9.
From, Reidar Emil                     3 [2+1]   2          2
Liby, Søren Kjell                     3         1          0        +1, 1.
Thorsager, Finn                       3 [2+1]   0          7        2.
Weisteen, Tarald                      3         0          3        +2 V1
Torkildsen, Remo                      3         0          1        Nav/RO
Jensen, Harald                        3         0          1
Fossum, Erik                          3 [2+1]   0          1 [0+1]  +1 V1
Gundersen, Erik                       3 [1+2]   0          0
Ryg, Jon                              2         1          1
Hagerup, Anton                        2 [2+1]   1          0
Wærner, Thor Arbo                     2         0          1
Solvang, Odd Flood                    2         0          1
Løfsgaard, Jan Egil                   2         0          1
L`Abbe-Lund, Kjell                    2 [1+1]   0          1
Krohn, Dag                            2         0          1
Garben, Johan                         2         0          1
Wyller, Andreas                       2         0          0
Tradin, Rolf Torbjørn                 2         0          0        10.
Tjensvoll, Eivind                     2 [0+2]   0          0
Stousland, Carl Jacob                 2         0          0
Johansen, Erling V.                   2         0          0        Nav/RO
Haanes, Karl                          2         0          0
Eriksrud, Finn                        2         0          0
Eitzen, Fredrik                       2         0          0
Bolstad, Kaare                        2         0          0        +0+1 G
Benjaminsen, Baard                    2         0          0        Nav/RO
Strand, Thorstein                     1 [0+1]   2 [1+1]    1
Ræder, Bjørn                          1         2 [0+2]    0
Sem, Stein                            1 [0+1]   1 [0+1]    3 [0+3]  5.
Råd, Johan                            1         1          2
Helgedagsrud, Gun                     1         1          2        Nav/RO
Wenger, Haakon                        1         1          1
Gilhuus, John                         1         1          1
Ditlev-Simonsen, John                 1         1          1        8.
Mollestad, Peder                      1 [0+1]   1 [0+1]    0
Herfjord, Kåre                        1         1          0
Coucheron, Paul                       1 [0+1]   1          0
Cleve, Fritjof                        1         1          0
Isachsen, Hans Ragnar                 1         0          4        +0+1 G, +0+1 V1
Nyerrød, Kristian                     1         0          2
Larssen, Tore                         1         0          2
Woxen, Trygve                         1         0          1
T.-Johannesen, Birger                 1         0          1
Tidemand, Otto Griel                  1         0          1 [0+1]  +0+1 G
Thulin, Per                           1         0          1
Sandwik, Sigmund                      1 [0+1]   0          1
Roald, Odd                            1         0          1
Ringdal, Nils                         1         0          1
Ree, Morten                           1         0          1
Kristianen, Odd                       1         0          1 [0+1]
Kolling, Rolf (Reidar)                1         0          1 [0+1]
Ingebrigtsen, Hans                    1         0          1
Gran, Christen                        1 [0+1]   0          1
Bugge, Per                            1         0          1
Watvedt, Roy                          1         0          0
Wagtskjold, Oluf Ragnar               1         0          0
Waaler, Per                           1         0          0
Tvedte, Jon                           1         0          0
Storaas, Bjarne                       1         0          0
Skjellanger, Jens                     1         0          0        Nav/RO
Skavhaugen, Knut                      1         0          0
Schye, Kristian Fredrik               1         0          0
Schjødt, Annæus                       1         0          0
Sejersted-Bødtker, Carl               1         0          0        +0+1 G
Riung, Normann Morris                 1 [0+1]   0          0
Ravn, Hans                            1         0          0        16.
Paulsen, Andreas                      1         0          0        Nav/RO
Offerdal, Håkon                       1         0          0
Nodeland, Thorleif                    1         0          0
Løken, Johannes                       1         0          0
Kopperud, Knut                        1 [0+1]   0          0
Jonassen, Odd G.                      1         0          0        Nav/RO
Johnsen, Thorvald                     1         0          0
Hjorten, Per                          1         0          0        Nav/RO
Helland, Johannes                     1         0          0        +0+1 G
Heide, Jan Erling                     1         0          0        Nav/RO
Håbjørn, Erik                         1         0          0        17.
Hansen-Just, Johan                    1         0          0        Nav/RO
Gulsrud, Terje Gudmund                1         0          0
Gram, Gregers                         1         0          0
Gabrielsen, Olav                      1         0          0        +0+1 G
Eriksen, Thorleif                     1         0          0
Engelsen, Rolf                        1 [0+1]   0          0
Breck, Sigmund                        1         0          0
Bjørnøe, Øiulf                        1         0          0        Nav/RO
Berg-Olsen, Eyolf                     1 [0+1]   0          0
Bakken, Ola                           1         0          0        Nav/RO
Aarflot, Bror Lars                    1 [0+1]   0          0        +0+1 G
Røssland, Johannes                    0         1          1 [0+1]
Owren, Guy                            0         1 [0+1]    1 [0+1]
Odman, Harald                         0         1          1
Meinicke, Just Wiede                  0         1          0        Nav/RO
Bakke, Ørnulf                         0         1          0        +0+1 G
Thurmann-N. Bredo                     0         0          3
Bulukin, Wsewolod                     0         0          3
Mohr, Wilhelm                         0         0          2
Ulstein, Olav                         0         0          1
Ullestad, Olav                        0         0          1 [0+1]
Sunde, Erik                           0         0          1
Steen, Arvid                          0         0          1
Søhr, Arvid                           0         0          1
Sandvig, Kjell                        0         0          1
Samuelsen, Emil                       0         0          1
Nordberg, John                        0         0          1        Nav/RO
Lindseth, Esten                       0         0          1
Leifseth, Henning                     0         0          1
Koren, Gustav                         0         0          1
Keim, Reidar                          0         0          1
Johansen, Ulleberg                    0         0          1
Hesselberg, Finn                      0         0          1
Henrichsen, Y. De Castro              0         0          1
Hellan, Arild                         0         0          1
Hassel, Robert                        0         0          1
Fuglesang, Nils                       0         0          1
Fosse, Gunnar                         0         0          1
Buer, John                            0         0          1
Braathen, Arve                        0         0          1
Bjørn, Claus                          0         0          1        +1 V1, Nav/RO
unknown (pilot of No. 332 Sq.)        0         0          1 [0+1]
Veiersted, Eivind                     0         0          0        +1 V1
unknown (pilot of No. 332 Sq.)        0         0          0        +1 G
unknown (pilot of No. 332 Sq.)        0         0          0        +1 G
Comments:
  • Fnr. Erik Hagen, No. 242 Squadron - two claims allowed. Not found yet.
  • Fnr. Kåre Kopperud, No. 250 Squadron - four or five claims allowed. Not found yet.
  • Ltn. Gunnar Piltingsrud, No. 615 Squadron - two claims allowed. Not found yet.
  1. Sjt. Søren Kjell Liby claimed one Ju 88 (29.4.1942) as damaged, however probably not allowed (Larsson, Knut: Nordic Claims Of Enemy Aircraft 1940-1945, http://www.rafandluftwaffe.info/raf2.html).
  2. Finn Thorsager is sometimes credited with 2 and 1 shared destroyed alternative 1 and 2 shared destroyed, 8 damaged (Gustavsson, Håkan: Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/aces.htm).
  3. 19.8.1942 - Fw 190 - shared victory achieved by Kapt Kaj Birksted (Denmark) and Sjt. Fredrik Fearnley, this victory was first allowed as destroyed then downgraded to probable (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  4. 19.8.1942 - Fw 190 - victory achieved by Sjt. Marius Eriksen, this victory was first allowed as probable then downgraded to damage (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  5. 19.8.1942 - Do 217 - shared victory achieved by Ltn Stein Sem and Ltn Werner Christie, this victory was first allowed as destroyed then downgraded to damage (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  6. 19.8.1942 - Fw 190 - victory achieved by Fnr. Sven Heglund, this victory was first allowed as destroyed then downgraded to probable (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  7. 19.8.1942 - Bf 109 - victory achieved by Sjt. Ragnar Dogger, this victory was first allowed as destroyed then downgraded to probable (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  8. 29.12.1944 - Bf 109 - victory achieved by Fnr. John Ditlev-Simonsen, this victory was first allowed as destroyed then downgraded to probable (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  9. 14.1.1945 - Fw 190 - victory achieved by Kapt. Ola Gert Aanjesen, this victory was first allowed as destroyed then downgraded to probable (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  10. Rolf Torbjørn Tradin is sometimes credited with 2 destroyed alternative 1 and 1 shared destroyed (Gustavsson, Håkan: c.d.)
  11. Helge Olrik Mehre is sometimes credited with five confirmed victories and eight damaged (Larsson, Knut: c.d.).
  12. Sven Heglund is sometimes credited with 15 and 1 shared destroyed, 5 probable, 6 and 1 shared damaged (Shores, Christopher: Aces High, Volume 2 (A Further Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Forces in WWII), Grub Street, London 1999).
  13. Some sources present, that Sjt. Marius Eriksen achieved 9 confirmed victories, 2 probables (1 no details), 3 damaged (Shores, Christopher - Williams, Clive: Aces High (A Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Forces in WWII), Grub Street, London 1994).
  14. Rolf Arne Berg is sometimes credited with six shared destroyed on the ground (Shores, Christopher - Williams, Clive: c.d.).
  15. Ltn Werner Christieis sometimes credited with six shared destroyed on the ground (Shores, Christopher - Williams, Clive: c.d.).
  16. Fnr. Hans Ravn is sometimes listed with three victories. Only found one yet.
  17. Major Erik Håbjørn is sometimes listed with two or three victories. Only one found in 609 Squadron.

Victories of the fighter pilots during 1940   PDF   Czech language

Sources & Literature
  1. Bowman, Martin W.: Achtung! Moskito!: RAF and USAAF Mosquito Fighters, Fighter-Bombers, and Bombers over the Third Reich 1941-1945, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, October 31, 2009.
  2. Foreman, John: The Fighter Command War Diaries, Part 3 - January 1942 to June 1943, The operational history of Fighter Command, Second Tactical Air Force, 100 Group and Air Defence of Great Britain 1939-45, Air Research Publications, 2000.
  3. Foreman, John: The Fighter Command War Diaries, Part 4 - July 1943 to June 1944, The operational history of Fighter Command, Second Tactical Air Force, 100 Group and Air Defence of Great Britain 1939-45, Air Research Publications, 2003.
  4. Foreman, John: The Fighter Command War Diaries, Part 5 - July 1944 to May 1945, The operational history of Fighter Command, Second Tactical Air Force, 100 Group and Air Defence of Great Britain 1939-45, Air Research Publications, 2003.
  5. Gustavsson, Håkan: Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/aces.htm.
  6. Larsson, Knut: Nordic Claims Of Enemy Aircraft 1940-1945, http://www.rafandluftwaffe.info/raf2.html. [out of order]
  7. Price, Alfred: Spitfire Mark V Aces 1941-45, Aircraft of the Aces 16, Osprey Publishing, November 15 1997.
  8. Shores, Christopher: Air Aces, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1983.
  9. Shores, Christopher - Williams, Clive: Aces High (A Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Forces in WWII), Grub Street, London 1994.
  10. Shores, Christopher: Aces High, Volume 2 (A Further Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Forces in WWII), Grub Street, London 1999.
  11. Shores, Christopher: Those Other Eagles: A Tribute to the British, Commonwealth and Free European Fighter Pilots Who Claimed Between Two and Four Victories in Aerial Combat, 1939 - 1982 (Companion Volume to Aces High), Grub Street, London, Jul 14, 2004.
  12. Shores, Christopher - Ehrengart, C.-J. - Foreman, J. - Eiis, H. - Olsen, C.: Začátek cesty /Fledgling Eagles/, Mustang, Plzeň 1996.
  13. Repka, Ondrej: Gladiatori v Norsku, in Historie a plastikové modelářství, No. 07, 2002.
  14. Šnajdr, Miroslav: Gladiator a Sea Gladiator, part one, in Historie a plastikové modelářství, No. 02, 2004.
  15. Šnajdr, Miroslav: Spitfire Mk.IX, 1. díl, Aero No. 29, Jakab Publishing s.r.o., Bučovice 2017.
  16. Thomas, Andrew: Hurricane Aces 1941-45, Aircraft of the Aces 57, Osprey Publishing, November 21 2003.
  17. Thomas, Andrew: Gloster Gladiator Aces, Aircraft of the Aces 44, Osprey Publishing, February 25 2002.
  18. Wood, Tony: Combat Claims & Casualties Allied & Axis 1939-1945, http://www.lesbutler.ip3.co.uk/tony/tonywood.htm.

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