Having finished school Molge gained an apprenticeship as a toolmaker at VDM Luftfahrtwerke, during this time he joined the Flieger HJ. In May 1943 he was sent to a work camp in Poland and in July he was drafted into the Luftwaffe and sent to France for his basic training. He was awarded his wings and was posted to Jagdgeschwader 103 for fighter training. In August and September he underwent advanced training and conversion to the FW190 and then posted to join II/JG 26. On the 4 January 1945 he was attacked by Spitfires and forced to make a crash landing. In early May his aircraft exploded from an unknown cause and he was forced to bale out, a few days later he was captured by the Allies and was held as a POW until August. Total of 35 missions and 2 victories.
Obergefreiter Werner Molge
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.