Bruno Meyer (pilot)
Major Bruno Meyer (13 November 1914 – 16 November 1974) was a German pilot who served in the Luftwaffe between 1938 and 1945. A highly decorated pilot by the end of the war, Meyer was born in Haiti and joined the NSDAP in 1933.
By the Battle of Kursk Meyer commanded the IV (tank-buster) Gruppe of Schlachtgeschwader 9 based near Mikoyanovka, equipped with the Henschel Hs-129 armoured ground-support aircraft.
Served as Kommandeur of IV./SG 9 in October 1944 flying the Henschel Hs 129B. His last command was I./SG 104, flying the Fw 190F & G and the Ju 87 D & G. Meyer flew at least 500 missions, and claimed about 50 tanks destroyed.
Following the end of the Second World War he continued flying helicopters.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.