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Name: Ernst Bormann
Ernst Bormann
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 42; Jasta 2
Victories: 16
Born: 05 November 1897
Place of Birth: Kirchbreck
Died: 01 August 1960
Place of Death: Düsseldorf
 
 
An officer cadet, Bormann joined a reserve infantry regiment in 1915. Transferring to the German Air Force in 1917, he was assigned to Jasta 2 in May 1918. Flying the Fokker D.VII, he was credited with sixteen victories, eight of them being Sopwith Camels. After the war, Bormann worked as a flying instructor before joining the Luftwaffe in 1934. During World War II, he attained the rank of Major General. Captured by the Russians in 1945, he was incarcerated for ten years.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 03 Jul 1918 Jasta 2   SPAD Noroy
2 16 Jul 1918 Jasta 2   Bristol F.2b -or- D.H.9 NE of Soilly
3 18 Aug 1918 Jasta 2   AR2 Nouvron
4 22 Aug 1918 Jasta 2   SPAD S of Neufhouse
5 01 Sep 1918 Jasta 2   Bristol F.2b S of Lecluse
6 02 Sep 1918 p.m. Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (E1412) SW of Drury
7 02 Sep 1918 p.m. Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (D6700) W of Havrincourt
8 02 Sep 1918 p.m. Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel (E1414) Souchy
9 04 Sep 1918 1100 Jasta 2   S.E.5a Pelves
10 06 Sep 1918 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel NW of Bourlon Wood
11 26 Sep 1918 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel N of Cambrai
12 27 Sep 1918 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel St. Quentin
13 27 Sep 1918 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel SE of Oisy
14 29 Oct 1918 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel E of Valenciennes
15 30 Oct 1918 Jasta 2   S.E.5a N of Neuville
16 04 Nov 1918 1320 Jasta 2   Sopwith Snipe W of Renaix
 
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