Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein
Kitzbuhel, January 1943: Heinrich on Holiday with close friends including Marie Wasiltschikow, a Russian Princess who worked in the Foreign ministry in Berlin. He became very close to her, affectionately calling her ‘Missie’.
Major Heinrich Priz Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein as Kommodore of NJG 2, inspects his men at Deelen, December 1943.
Heinrich with his crew of Matzuleit and Osteimer, near the wing of their Ju 88 at Deelen at the ed of 1943.
After the awards, the recipients share a moment outside the bunker.
On August 31, 1943 Heinrich Prinz Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein received the Oak Leaves to his Knight’s Cross from Hitler.
Photographs of Heinrich in August 1943, surveying the remains of one of his victories.
Prinz Heinrich glances out from the cockpit of C9+AE , prior to take-off in June of 1943.