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16.12.43

 

 

10.49

Reported from Varraze, 2 Macchi 200 in AR84 which then overflew Savona. One shot down by the […] Flak.

20.12.43

 

 

12.15

F375 [Freya 375] reports enemy reconnaissance aircraft in AR21 on a northerly course.

12.35

4 Macchi 205s scramble. Task: heavies between Lagnasco and Pinerolo. No contact with enemy.

23.12.43

 

 

09.14–10.15

4 Macchi 205s. Heavy formation near Varazze. No incoming flight, no contact with enemy, no losses.

24.12.43

 

 

13.55

Cockpit readiness ordered.

 

Note: 13.55 is the time written but in view of the next entry, 13.35 hours seems more likely

 

13.41

Order to scramble, assemble at 8000 m. over own airfield. No contact with enemy, no losses.

Uffz. Schwarz emergency landing with a burning engine near Barge, 20 km. north of Lagnasco. Pilot, head injury. Aircraft, 90% damage.

25.12.43

 

 

Documents concerning the establishment of an Italian Jagdgruppe in the special folder of the appended volume.

09.45–10.40

4 Macchi 205s scramble. No contact with enemy, no losses.

27.12.43

 

 

13.36–14.37

11 Macchi 205s scramble. Task: heavies in the Genoa-Varazze area. Because the enemy turned away, no success and no losses.

28.12.43

 

 

08.21–09.35

4 Macchi 205s.

09.00–10.00

4 Macchi 205s.

Heavies Varazze–San Remo. No contact, no losses.

29.12.43

 

 

 

No incoming [Allied] flights, no operations.

30.12.43

 

 

 

Low flights up the coast during the morning.

12.44

Many aircraft south of SPEZIA, AA91.

08.50–09.45

Scramble by 6 Macchi 205s. Heavies in the area Varazze–San Remo. No contact with enemy, no losses.

30.12.43

 

 

Note (signed Steinhoff): The Macchi 205s will be handed over to the Italians and operations flown with the old Bf 109s from tomorrow morning.

31.12.43

 

 

No incoming flights, no operations.

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NOTE

All times are Central European Time (one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time).


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