Major Erich Leie was credited with 118 victories in over 500 missions.
Major Klaus Mietusch In 452 combat missions Klaus Mietusch gained 75 victories. He gained 60 victories over the Western Front including 13 four-engine bombers. He was wounded several times and was shot down ten times.
Twenty-year old Lt. William Fowkes of Port Charlotte, Fla. stands beside his favorite airplane in all the world, “Billy’s Filly,” a fighter he flew on 37 combat missions in the South Pacific during World War II. Photo provided by William Fowkes.