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Ehrenpokal group Hauptmann bomber pilot KG4 General Wever


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Erwin Potthoff, captain (Hauptmann) Luftwaffe flying instructor / bomber pilot.

1) Luftwaffen-Flugzeugführerschein, Airforce Flying License, 12.1.40. With uniform pass photo. First page loose.
2) Wehrmacht-Führerschein, military drivers license, 10.8.44.
3) „Ehrenpokal für besondere Leisung im Luftkrieg“, Goblet of Honour, 20.3.44. Signed by the CO of the Airforce personnel department, Generaloberst Bruno Loerzer (Kn.Cr. 29.5.40). Framed behind class (causing the light reflections on the photo), frame is damaged (top part loose) but can be repaired easily.
4) Small photo album containing appr. 24 photos. Many uniform photos wearing awards, pilot badge etc.
5) Soldbuch, 11.9.39. Luftwaffe issue with uniform pass photo. Used condition.

Also entitled to: Airforce Pilots Badge, National Sports Badge (DRL) in Silver, War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords, War Merit Cross 1st Class with Swords, Iron Cross 2nd Class, Operational Flying Clasp for Bomber crews in Silver, Iron Cross 1st Class, cuff title “General Wever”.

For the greater part of the war he served with flying schools in Germany with the exeption of the period Sep.43-Feb.44 when he served with III./Kampfgeschwader 4 then operating in Russia.
Goblet of honour not entered in the Soldbuch but confirmed by reference sources.

Weight 0.20 kg


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