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JG 77 fought the first fortnight of the Blitzkrieg in the west under its parent Stab JG 77. And with only one move in that time - the unit transferred forward from its jumping-off point at Odendorf, near Bonn, to Hargimont, in Belgium, on 14 May - the Gruppe were able to show what it was really capable of, claiming nearly two dozen victories against a single pilot wounded and two temporarily missing. /J G 77 unexpectedly received orders to return to the Reich to take up defence duties. For the next three months it was back to the old ways for Hauptmann Janke and his pilots as they divided their time and their strength - without any tangible results whatsoever - firstly between three fields in the Berlin area, and then on another three along the North Sea ...
Another Hurricane had fallen to Gruppenkommandeur Hauptmann Hans-Heinrich Brustellin, but he was himself seriously wounded in the encounter. Brustellin nonetheless managed to get back to Pihen, where he crash-landed. Fortunately, he was hauled out of the twisted wreckage of his Emil before it was completely gutted by fire. Brustellin was off operations for the next seven weeks, during which time the Gruppe was ably led in his absence by acting Kommandeur Oberleutnant Richard Leppla, Kapitan of3.
Four days later the Luftwaffe returned en masse to London. 15 September 1940 - now celebrated annually by the British as 'Battle of Britain Day' - witnessed Reichsmarschall Goring's last major throw of the dice in his daylight campaign against the RAP. /JG 77) in clashes stretching from the Kent coast to the capital. Its own losses were two pilots killed and one captured. Historic as 15 September may now be in retrospect, of far greater import to members ofJG 51 at the time were the events of20 September, 38 ...