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Günther Kempin
Born 2 December 1920
Died 12 August 1998(1998-08-12) (age 21)
Place of birth Stettin
Place of death Braunschweig
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1938–1945
Rank Feldwebel
Unit Kampfgeschwader 27
Kampfgeschwader 4
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Günther Kempin (2 December 1920 – 12 August 1998) was a highly decorated Feldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with flying 474 missions.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 208.
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). 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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