Heinz Migeod in Africa 1941-1942

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.

 

Ground crews 

 

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

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