Xaver Keck

Final post about Günther Kramer and the pilots who were shot down the same day.

Not that much information on this last pilot shot down on August 31st, 1940.

Still haven’t the faintess idea why I have been writing all these posts.

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Eckehardt Priebe 1916 Oblt. 3 31.08.40 Gefangenschaft
Hans-Jürgen Ehrig 1912 Oblt. 3 31.08.40 Gefangenschaft
Hans Petrenko 1917 Lt. 0 31.08.40 Gefangenschaft
Walter Evers 1912 Fw. 0 31.08.40 gefallen, Luftkampf (Themsemündung)
Günther Kramer 1918 Fw. 0 31.08.40 gefallen, Luftkampf (Themsemündung)
Xaver Keck 1917 Uffz. 0 31.08.40 Gefangenschaft

Xaver KeckXaver Keck

Click here for another picture on FlickR.

Flickr Marquise pilots I GruppeL-R; Lt Escherhaus, Lt Galowitsch, Fw Ettler and unknown, Messerschmitt 109 pilots … Germany … I/JG77 … summer 1940 … Marquise, France

Still haven’t the faintess idea why I wrote all these posts.

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6 thoughts on “Xaver Keck

  1. Context. Your usual subjects didn’t exist in another dimension. They fought in the same war as these pilots, and, in no small sense, these enemy pilots’ sacrifice was as great, just to ideology history (and human decency) deemed wrong in all respects.

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