Spain - Republican

SPAIN - Republican

Spanish Civil War

Fuerza Aérea de la República Española
NAME                             VICTORIES       UNITS                                             COMMENTS

Zarauza Claver, Manuel              23           Esc. Lacalle, 3,4 Esc. de Caza, 21 Grupo de Caza  +7 WWII, 1.
Morquillas Rubio, Leopoldo          21           Esc. Vasca, 3, 2 Esc. De Caza
Arias, Antonio                      15  [9+6]    1, 3, 4 Esc. De Caza                              +1+1 WWII
Aguirre López, Manuel               11           1, 7 Esc. De Caza                                 2.
García de la Calle, Andres          11           Esc. Palancar, Lacalle, 1 Esc. De Caza            6.
Bravo Fernández, José Maria         10           1, 3 Esc. De Caza
Comas Borrás, Juan                  10           Esc. Lacalle, Vasca, 3 Esc. De Caza
Orosko, Manuel Rovira               10           4 Esc. De Caza                                    1 by ramming
Ramírez Bravo, Emilio               10           Esc. Lacalle, 4 Esc. De Caza
Zambudio Martínez, Miguel           10           Esc. Vasca, 3 Esc. De Caza, 26 Grupo de Caza
Cortizo Bertolo, Sabino              8           4 Esc. De Caza
Falcón San Martín, José              8           5, 3 Esc. De Caza, Esc. Vuelo Nocturno
del Río Crespo, Felipe               7           Esc. Vasca, Norte
Lario Sanchez, Juan                  7           4, 2 Esc. de Caza
Merońo Pellicer, Francisco           7           1, 6 Esc. De Caza                                 +20 WWII, 3.
Ménu, Andres Fierro                  7           3 Esc. De Caza                                    +2 WWII
Pascual Santamaria, José             6           1 Esc. De Caza                                    +14 WWII
Tarazona Torán, Francisco            6           1, 3 Esc. De Caza                                 4., Mexican
Magrina Vidal, Rafael                5           2 Esc. De Caza
Pereiro Peréz, Julio                 5           2, 4, 5 Esc. De Caza


Falco San Martín, José               4           5, 3 Esc. De Caza
Bastida Porres, Jose                 1           2 Esc. De Caza
Briega, Manuel Gascón                1           Gruppo 11                                         7.
de Santamaría, Alonso                1                                                             forced down
Dugo, Rafael Peña                    1           2 Esc. De Caza
Good Orlitz, Esteban Nazario         1           
Ivanof                               1           Esc. Espana                                       5.
Karbe, José Planas                   1           Gruppo 13                                         by ramming
Moños Lopez, Alvaro                  1           
Sarrió, José                         1           


Beltran, Vicente                     ?                                                             +20 WWII
García Cano, Antonio                 ?                                                             +6 WWII


Duarte, Espes Ladislao               -
Gisbert, Manule                      -
Sánchez Montes, José                 -                                                             +4 WWII

1. Manuel Zarauza Claver is sometimes credited with 10 vistories (Polák, Tomáš: Esa meziválečného období, part two, in Plastic Kits Revue, No. 44, 1995).
2. According some sources Manuel Aguirre López was credited with 10 confirmed vistories (Polák, Tomáš: c.d.).
3. Francisco Merońo Pellicer is sometimes credited with 5 vistories (Polák, Tomáš: c.d.).
4. Francisco Tarazona Torán is sometimes credited with 5 vistories (Polák, Tomáš: c.d.).
Francisco Tarazona Torán was born in Mexico, his parents were from Spain, when the Civil War started ne volunteer and became squadron leader of the 3rd Escuadrilla of the 11th Escuadron of Fuerzas Aéreas de la República Española. He also join the soviet airforce (Vojenno vozdušnyje sily RKKA) during WWII. Tarazona wrote a book titled "Yo fui piloto de caza rojo" - "I was a red fighter pilot".
5. Russian emigrant (Šnajdr, Miroslav: Hořící Španělsko (*), Votobia, Olomouc 2001).
6. Andres García de la Calle is sometimes credited with 10 vistories (Šnajdr, Miroslav: Soumrak stíhacích dvouplošníků /1, Španělsko 1936-1937 (**), Votobia, Olomouc 1999, p. 25).
7. This battle result is sometimes recognized as the first aerial victory during the Spanish Civil War. (Šnajdr, Miroslav: c.d. (**), p. 15).
 
Esc. - Escuadrilla

Zarauza Claver Morquillas Rubio Aguirre López Orosko
Manuel Zarauza Claver
23 victories
+7 during World War II
Leopoldo Morquillas Rubio
21 victories
Manuel Aguirre López
11 victories
Manuel Rovira Orosko
10 victories

Sources & Literature
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