Heinz took part in the major campaigns of Tobruk and the advance up to El Alamein. During his stay in the Desert he was also involved with various missions on enemy shipping.
Heinz with his gunner Uffz Motzet and his first mechanic Uffz Muller (sitting)
Arriving in Africa; Derna
Heinz's Stuka paint scheme during the early part of his service in Africa. (thanks to Andrew Schofield for artwork)
Officers of I/St.G.3 in Derna Lybia
Medical certificate declaring Heinz as fit for tropical service, signed by group doctor.
Arming mechanics with centre bomb lift.
Stories on Martuba airfield
Ready to take off
Stuka targets in Africa
Bombing of Sidi Rezegh November 1941
Emergency landing on Vichy French airport in Algiers
Navigation in Africa
Near crash into hanger
Ju-88 in Benghazi, picture taken by Heinz's gunner
Illegal flight to fiancée.
Heinz's view on the ww2 Italian Air Force
Heinz's Stuka paint scheme during the latter part of his service in Africa. (thanks to Andrew Schofield for artwork)
Story of Heinz's friend: Kurt Kuhlmey
Italian goulash rations
Walter Sigel and the war journalist