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Luftwaffe Archives Group
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A cooperative resource for worldwide research on the German Luftwaffe, 1939-1945.
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Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot Jorg ...
Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot Jorg Czypionka flew both the Bf-109G-10 and Me-262A as a Night Fighter Pilot.
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German fighter pilot Jorg Czypionka helped author Adam Makos as one of the historical advisors on A Higher Call.
career closely mirrored Franz Stigler's.
first started out as an instructor pilot, then flew Bf 109 night fighters against the British bombers, and finally flew the world's first operational jet fighter, the Me 262 Stormbird, during the closing days of WWII.
Today, Jorg is an American citizen and is a member of the Old, Bold, Pilots association.
P-51 Mustangs of the 354th Fighter Group fly over the paratroopers of Easy Company, 101st Airborne, on the autobahn below.
Also signing alongside these men is German Me 262 jet pilot Jorg Czypionka, an adversary turned friend and American citizen!
Pilots Jorg Czypionka & Kurt ...
Pilots Jorg Czypionka & Kurt Schulze, representatives of the German pilots who fought honorably in WWII!
Former Luftwaffe pilot Jorg ...
Former Luftwaffe pilot Jorg Czypionka enchanted the audience as he spoke of his days as a fighter pilot flying the BF-109.
Czypionka, who was a very successful combat pilot, survived a harrowing mission when his airplane was shot down and he was forced to parachute at night onto the roof of a factory.
He was also an early pilot of the Messerschmidt Me-262, the first operational fighter jet.
Czypionka flew his first combat mission in the Me-262 after about 45 minutes of ground training and a short introductory flight.