SP(GL)17 Hauptmann Martin Drewes KC


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Martin Drewes began his formidable Luftwaffe career operating with 4./ZG76 from 1940 to 1941 and during this period he scored his first two victories. In November of 1941 he was transferred to Night Fighters and operated with III./NJG1 and ended the war as Gruppen Kommandeur of this unit. It is said of him that he could symbolise the typical young fighter pilot; he was energetic, aggressive and optimistic. At the end of hostilities his Me 110 tail displayed a total of 47 victory markings, most of them achieved together with his radio operator Oberfeldwebel Petz. Four of his victories where American 4-engined bombers shot down in daylight operations.

Hauptmann Martin Drewes
Knight`s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.
Accompanied by matching biography card giving a brief outline of their flying career with the Luftwaffe.
(210 produced)