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10. Heinrich Ehrler (208) - Luftwaffe

TIL that Heinrich Ehrler, a German Ace in shot down two bombers and rammed the last one, destroying both planes in the process. His last words were "Theo, Heinrich here. Have just shot down two bombers. No more ammunition. I'm going to ram.

8. Heinrich Bär (220) - Luftwaffe

German WWII fighter ace, Oskar-Heinz (Heinrich) "Pritzl" Bär was born

7. Erich Rudorffer (222) - Luftwaffe

Pilot Major Erich Rudorffer 222 kills 12 kills with the Me 262 Rudorffer went down in history when he claimed 13 kills in 17 minutes,no other pilot in history has as many multiple air to air victories as Rudorffer.

6. Wilhelm Batz (237) - Luftwaffe

6. Wilhelm Batz (237) - Luftwaffe

5. Walter Nowotny (258) - Luftwaffe

Major Walter "Nowi" Nowotny December 1920 – 8 November was an Austrian-born German fighter ace of World War II. He is credited with 258 aerial victories.

4. Otto Kittel (267) - Luftwaffe

✠ Otto Kittel - 267 victories February 1917 – 14 or 16 February

2. Gerhard Barkhorn (301) - Luftwaffe

Lieutenant-General Gerhard "Gerd" Barkhorn was the second most successful fighter ace of all time after fellow Luftwaffe pilot Erich Hartmann

1. Erich Hartmann (312) - Luftwaffe

Luftwaffe Major - Erich Hartmann aka Bubi,The Blond Knight,The Black Devil,The Black Devil of the South (by the Soviets) - Commands held I./JG 52 and JG Highest-scoring fighter ace of World War II, and of all time victories)