The commander of the JG 26 fighter squadron of the Luftwaffe, Colonel Joseph Priller, before a combat mission

Colonel Joseph Priller

The commander of the German JG26 fighter squadron of the Nazi Luftwaffe, Colonel Joseph Priller (Josef “Pips” Priller) (1915-1961) before the sortie.
Joseph Priller – Knight’s Cross Knight with Oak Leaves and Swords, had 101 victories in his account and was the leader in the number of victories over Spitfires – 68.


Source of photo information:

  1. Bryan Philpot “Fighters Defending the Reich”




Location: France
Photo date: June-August 1944

In : 1944

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