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Born (1911-08-05)August 5, 1911
Died 3 July 1942(1942-07-03) (aged 30)
Place of birth Hannover
Place of death Derna, Libya
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?-1942
Rank Oberleutnant der Reserve (Posthumously)
Unit Fernaufklärungs-Gruppe 122
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Blume (5 August 1911 – 3 July 1942) was a German Luftwaffe reconnaissance pilot 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. Werner Blume was killed in action on 3 July 1942 in near Derna, Libya. He was posthumously promoted to Oberleutnant der Reserve.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe Jagdflieger 1939–1945 (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-065-6.
  • 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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