Luftwaffe Emblems Part 1: Fighters

By Chris Banyai-Riepl

Unit heraldry is a fascinating study, especially when there is a wide variety of emblems used as in the Luftwaffe during the Second World War. Below are a dozen emblems from various fighter units. The only common denominator between all of these emblems is that they all appeared on Bf 109s at some point during the war.

II Gruppe, JG 1

III Gruppe, JG 52

7 Staffel, JG 5

1.J/88 'Legion Condor

9 Staffel, JG 2

III Gruppe, JG 1

III Gruppe, JG 5

7 Staffel, JG 5

JG 1

10 Staffel, JG 2

14 Staffel, JG 4

III Gruppe, JG 77

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