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Günter Fink
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Born 17 March 1918
Died 15 May 1943 (aged 25)
Place of birth Berlin
Place of death south of Helgoland
Allegiance Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?-1943
Rank Hauptmann
Unit JG 54
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Günter Fink (17 March 1918 – 15 May 1943) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Günter Fink was killed on 15 May 1943 after engaging in aerial combat with B-17 bombers. During his career he was credited with 46 aerial victories, all on the Eastern front.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 151.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.


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