III Gruppe vs the West

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1940

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1943

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1944

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Sources Used for III/JG 54 vs the Western Allies:

Jeffrey Ethell, Target Berlin Mission 250: 6 March 1944.
Roger Freeman, The Mighty Eighth War Diary.
Eric Hammel, Air War Europa: America's Air War Against Germany in Europe and North Africa.
Claes Sundin and Christer Bergström, Luftwaffe Fighter Aircraft in Profile.
Jerry Scutts, Jagdgeschwader 54: Aces of the Eastern Front.
Werner Held, Hannes Trautloft, Hans-Ekkehard Bob, JG 54: A Photographic History of the Grunherzjager.