Kampfgeschwader Lützow

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Kampfgeschwader Lützow movie poster.

Movie (1941)
Also known as: Battle Squadron Lützow

Starring:
Christian Kayßler (Oberst Mithoff)
Heinz Welzel (Obergefreiter Fritz Paulsen)
Hermann Braun (Obergefreiter Robert Eckhard)
Hannes Keppler (Unteroffizier Guggemos)


German propaganda film, telling a story of bomber crews, taking part in invasion on Poland and attacks on the British shipping. One of the crew, forced to bail out will be save by a Heinkel 115.


Heinkel He 111 H

Seen throughout the whole movie.

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During the air battle, the left Jumo 211F is hit, starts smoking and then stopped, the propellers feathered. More actions display all the stations.

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Heinkel He 111 B

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Avia B-534

Probably the only movie shot featuring this czech fighter. Acting under the polish colors to simulate a PZL (monoplane !) fighter.
Same action reused in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

KGL Avia B534.jpg
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KGL Avia B534 firing.jpg

PZL 37B Łoś

On the ground, the bombing has destroyed the base. Several aircrafts are burning. Through the smoke, the shape of some polish bomber PZL 37B are visible.
(probably) Another unique shot among the film industry story.

KGL PZL P37B.jpg
KGL PZL P37Bc.jpg

Junkers Ju 87 A-2 Stuka

Interesting view showing side by side the Junkers Ju 87 A (front) and the Junkers Ju 87 B (behind).

KGL Ju-87A-B.jpg

Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

KGL Ju-87A-Banking.jpg

Heinkel He 115 A

Send to rescue the downed crew.

KGL He115.jpg
KGL He115b.jpg
KGL He115c.jpg

Start of the BMW 132K engine.

KGL He115d.jpg
KGL He115e.jpg
KGL He115f.jpg

Messerschmitt Bf 109 D

KGL Bf 109D.jpg
KGL Bf 109D firing.jpg

Curtiss H-75 Hawk

France and Norge have had this Curtiss P-36 variant in their Air Force inventory and some dozens fall in the german hands at the armistice. One of them is used to act as a british Curtiss Mohawk (despite it was only used for advanced training by the S.A.A.F. or fighter on the CBI theater but never on the European theater).

KGL H-75a.jpg
KGL H-75b.jpg

Close-up on the firing machine guns in the engine cowl.

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KGL H-75c.jpg


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