Messerschmitt Bf 110E-2 G9+LN, Oblt. Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, 5./NJG.1, St Trond, Belgium June 1942. A formidable Nightﬁghter. The most successful Nightﬁghter ace of WWII Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer ﬂew the Bf 110 exclusively and claimed an incredible 121 aerial victories from just 164 combat missions. 21 February 1945 was Schnaufers most formidable day, when he shot down nine RAF four-engined bombers in one day. Two in the early hours of the morning and seven more in nineteen frantic minutes that evening. Messerschmitt Bf 110 G9+LN was the aircraft in which this supreme nocturnal predator claimed his ﬁrst victory in June 1942.