The Brabant village Oisterwijk and Operation Market Garden
Photo’s from Fliegerhorst Gilze-Rijen
Uffz. Helmut Baehner with his Ju 88 C R4 + EM, Gilze-Rijen 1941.
Do.17 Z-7 'Kauz I' of I./NJG, 2 Gilze-Rijen 1940.
Do.17 Z-7 'Kauz I' of I./NJG 2, Gilze-Rijen 1940.
A part of the engine of Ju.88 C-2 W.Nr. 0732. The aircraft crashed after taking off from Gilze-Rijen on 18 April 1941. The entire crew; Uffz. Willi Keller, Gefr. Gerhard Wawra and Uffz. Helmut Heese perished in the crash.
The Ju 88 C-4 of the commander of I./NJG 2, Hptm. Karl Hülshoff at airfield Gilze-Rijen guarded by a centry.
Hptm. Karl Hülshoff (in the middle) with his two crew members (Ofw. Willi Meyer and Ofw. Paul Licht)
and two mechanics posing in front of his Ju.88 C-4.
Junkers Ju.88 C-2 W.Nr. 0779 R4 + LH of 1./NJG 2 on 15 September 1941 damaged in a field in the vicinity of airfield Gilze-Rijen.
A Ju.88 of I./NJG 2 after a forced landing in the vicinity of airfield Gilze-Rijen.
Left to right Rössel, Major Franz Schönberger Commander of Kampfgeschwader 2 (22 May 1944 - 27 Juli 27 1944) Linnenberger, Schulze.
After Maj. Heyse, who was killed during a fight in the night of 23 November1940, Hptm. Karl Hülshoff took over command of I./NJG 2. He was the commander from 24 November 1940 until 31 October 1941. He had four victories in the Fernnachtjagdivision and by the end of the war he counted 11 victory’s.
Junkers Ju.88 C-4 W.Nr. 0359 R4 + MK of 2./NJG 2 at Gilze-Rijen in May 1941. The crew from left to right: Ofw. Hermann Sommer (19 victory’s), Fw. Otto Glaß and Ofw. Johan Reinnagel.