Sunday, January 1, 2012

Major Gerhard Barkhorn

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This informal shot were taken when JG 52 was operating on the Eastern Front in 1943. Gerhard Barkhorn (left), Gruppenkommandeur II./JG 52 chats with Leutnant Karl-Heinz Plücker at Charkow-Rogan in Russia. Although Barkhorn had won the Eichenlaub for 120 victories by this time, he wears no decorations!

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