Jacob Augustin
Leutnant
 
Jacob Augustin
Lt. Jakob Augustin beside his Fw 190 A-2 (W.Nr. 333) „White 8“  . Its rudder showing twelve victories over British aircrafts
 
    Jakob Augustin was serving with JG 2 based on the Channel front in May 1941. Leutnant Augustin was assigned to 8./JG 2 under the command of Oberleutnant Bruno Stolle (35 victories, RK). Augustin claimed his first victory on 11 May, when he shot down a Spitfire near Portland. On 3 July, Augustin crash-landed his Bf 109 F-2 (W.Nr. 5497) at Lumbres following aerial combat with RAF Spitfire fighters. He was wounded in the incident. By October 1941, Augustin was serving with 7./JG 2 under the leadership of Leutnant Egon Mayer (102 victories, RK-S, killed in action 2 March 1944).
 
Lt. Jacob Augustin of 7./JG 2 in his White 8 before combat mission.
Lt. Jacob Augustin of 7./JG 2 in his "White 8" before combat mission.
 
    He was particularly successful against RAF Spitfire fighters, claiming at least 14 of this type, including two on 12 October 1941 and a further two on 11 June 1942. On 15 July 1942, Augustin failed to return following aerial combat over the English Channel in Fw 190 A-2 (W.Nr. 122 103) and is believed to have crashed into the sea.
    Jakob Augustin was credited with at least 15 victories. All his victories were recorded over the Western front.
 
No
Date
Time
A/c Type
Unit
Location / Comments
1.
11.5.1941
20:41
Spitfire 8./JG 2 Portland
2.
10.7.1941
20:35
Spitfire 8./JG 2
3.
19.8.1941
19:42
Spitfire 8./JG 2 20km NE Calais
4.
31.8.1941
14:30
Spitfire 8./JG 2 NW Lille
5.
16.9.1941
16:20
Hurricane 8./JG 2
6.
27.9.1941
15:55
Spitfire 8./JG 2
7.
2.10.1941
15:45
Spitfire 7./JG 2 Pas-de-Calais
8.
12.10.1941
13:23
Spitfire 7./JG 2 Boulogne-Hardelote
9.
12.10.1941
13:31
Spitfire 7./JG 2 Boulogne-Hardelote
10.
3.6.1942
15:34
Spitfire 7./JG 2 off Cherbourg
11.
4.6.1942
12:55
Spitfire 7./JG 2 off Cap Lévy
12.
6.6.1942
17:27
Spitfire 7./JG 2 Cherbourg - Cap Lévy
13.
11.6.1942
14:27
Spitfire 7./JG 2 N Cherbourg
14.
11.6.1942
14:31
Spitfire 7./JG 2 N Cherbourg
15.
17.6.1942
11:00
Spitfire 7./JG 2 off Barfleur
 
Victories : 15
Awards :
Units : JG 2
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