Wolfgang B÷wing-Treuding
Oberleutnant

Wolfgang B÷wing-Treuding

    Wolfgang B÷wing-Treuding was born on 28 January 1922 at Hamburg. B÷wing-Treuding participated in the invasion of Russia serving with JG 51. Leutnant B÷wing-Treuding was assigned to 8./JG 51. He recorded his first victory on 13 July when he shot down a Russian DB-3 twin-engine bomber. B÷wing-Treuding recorded one further victory with this unit, a Russian SB-3 twin engine bomber shot down on 29 July. By late August 1941, Leutnant B÷wing-Treuding, was serving with 12./JG 51. He recorded his first victory with his new unit on 28 August, when he shot down a Russian SB-2 twin-engine bomber for his third victory. B÷wing-Treuding claimed a Russian I-61 fighter shot down on 17 December to record his 10th victory. By June 1942, B÷wing Treuding was serving with the Stabsstaffel of IV./JG 51. He had 17 victories to his credit at this time. On 1 August, B÷wing-Treuding shot down a Russian Il-2 Sturmovik ground-attack aircraft to record his 20th victory. B÷wing-Treuding was appointed Staffelkapitńn of 10./JG 51 on 18 December 1942. His victory total had climbed to 26 by this time. B÷wing-Treuding participated in many ground attack missions against Russian ground targets at this time. However, opportunities for aerial combat occurred, including, on 30 October, when B÷wing-Treuding claimed three Russian Il-2 Sturmovik ground-attack aircraft shot down (34-36). By the end of 1942, he had raised his victory total to 39. On 11 February 1943, B÷wing Treuding was performing a ground attack mission on Russian motor vehicles near Velikiye Luki when his Fw 190 A-4 (WNr 5777) was hit by ground fire. He was killed in the resulting crash. B÷wing-Treuding was posthumously awarded the Ritterkreuz on 24 March.
    Wolfgang B÷wing Treuding was credited with 46 victories. All his victories were recorded over the Eastern front and included at least 16 Il-2 Sturmoviks.
 
No
Date
Time
A/c Type
Unit
Location
1
13.7.1941
9:55
DB-3 8./JG 51 -
2
29.7.1941
4:20
SB-3 8./JG 51 -
3
28.8.1941
13:00
SB-2 12./JG 51 -
4
15.10.1941
7:21
I-61 12./JG 51 -
5
23.10.1941
14:25
I-61 12./JG 51 -
6
24.10.1941
13:19
I-18 12./JG 51 -
7
4.11.1941
8:55
DB-3 12./JG 51 -
8
5.11.1941
9:15
I-16 12./JG 51 -
9
4.12.1941
7:55
LaGG-3 12./JG 51 -
10
17.12.1941
13:30
I-61 12./JG 51 -
11
30.12.1941
14:57
Pe-2 12./JG 51 -
12
8.1.1942
10:35
R-10 12./JG 51 -
13
18.1.1942
14:22
R-5 12./JG 51 -
14
21.3.1942
15:55
Pe-2 12./JG 51 -
15
28.3.1942
13:40
Pe-2 12./JG 51 -
16
5.4.1942
12:21
Pe-2 12./JG 51 -
17
17.4.1942
8:51
Pe-2 12./JG 51 -
18
5.6.1942
18:21
Il-2 Stab IV./JG 51 -
19
6.7.1942
19:35
Il-2 Stab IV./JG 51 -
20
1.8.1942
12:34
Il-2 Stab IV./JG 51 46 212: tiefflug
21
2.8.1942
14:58
Pe-2 Stab IV./JG 51 47 564: at 800 m.
22
2.8.1942
17:35
Pe-2 Stab IV./JG 51 47 561: at 1.800 m.
23
5.8.1942
10:22
Il-2 Stab IV./JG 51 47 872: at 200 m.
24
6.8.1942
18:54
Il-2 Stab IV./JG 51 56 381: tiefflug
25
9.8.1942
8:15
MiG-3 Stab IV./JG 51 56 144: tiefflug
26
13.8.1942
18:52
Il-2 Stab IV./JG 51 56 182: tiefflug
27
23.8.1942
14:42
Il-2 11./JG 51 48 594: at 200 m.
28
2.9.1942
7:15
Il-2 11./JG 51 NW Rzhev: at 300 m.
29
5.9.1942
11:21
Il-2 11./JG 51 NNW Rzhev: at 600 m.
30
7.9.1942
16:50
Pe-2 11./JG 51 W Rzhev: at 5.700 m.
31
10.9.1942
7:08
Pe-2 11./JG 51 47 843: at 2.300 m.
32
10.9.1942
14:14
Pe-2 11./JG 51 56 541: at 4.500 m.
33
13.9.1942
17:24
Il-2 11./JG 51 45 513: no height
34
30.10.1942
9:25
Il-2 11./JG 51 Puschjanik: at 1.000 m.
35
30.10.1942
9:27
Il-2 11./JG 51 Kurino: at 1.000 m.
36
30.10.1942
10:45
Il-2 11./JG 51 Delogusovo: at 300 m.
37
17.12.1942
10:55
MiG-3 10./JG 51 2km E Location: 200 m.
38
17.12.1942
10:59
Il-2 10./JG 51 1km E Location: 100 m.
39
29.12.1942
9:50
Il-2 10./JG 51 07 593 at 300 m.
40
6.1.1943
8:50
Il-2 10./JG 51 07 593 at 500 m.
41
6.1.1943
10:40
Pe-2 10./JG 51 07 714 at 1.800 m.
42
6.1.1943
10:41
Pe-2 10./JG 51 07 583 at 1.800 m.
43
6.1.1943
10:58
Pe-2 10./JG 51 07 594 at 1.500 m.
44
7.1.1943
12:09
Pe-2 10./JG 51 07 593: tiefflug
45
26.1.1943
13:55
Pe-2 10./JG 51 07 892: at 4.000 m.
46
3.2.1943
14:01
Pe-2 10./JG 51 25 462 at 5.600 m.

 
Victories : 46
Awards : Ehrenpokal (13 September 1942)
                Deutsches Kreuz in Gold (15 October 1942)
                Ritterkreuz (24 March 1943)
Units : JG 51
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