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Bf 109F-1, Werk Nr 5628 of JG 51, Stammkennzeichen 'SG + GW' of Major Werner Mölders.

(Rus)  Bf 109F-1, Werk Nr 5628 of JG 51, Stammkennzeichen 'SG + GW' of Major Werner Mölders. The rudder shows fifty-four victories, which he had reached by the end of October 1940. Note that the Stammkennzeichen was overpainted as well as the engine hood and lower part of rudder. It showed no Kommodore markings, or other individual markings.

On 17th November, 1941, the First World War fighter ace, Ernst Udet committed suicide. Moelders, who was fighting in the Soviet was called home to attend Udet's funeral. Werner Moelders was killed when when his Heinkel He 111 crashed in fog at Breslau on 21st November, 1941.

Werner Mölders flew more 300 missions during which he scored a total of 115 victories.


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