PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kempin, Günther
Date of birth: December 2nd, 1920 (Stettin/Pommern, Germany)
Date of death:  August 12th, 1998 (Braunschweig/Niedersachsen, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Günther Kempin completed 474 missions in Kampfgruppe 27, most of which flying the Henschel Hs 111. He was exceptionally successful as a nighttime dive-bomber, a particularly dangerous maneuver.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Unteroffizier
Unit: Bordfunker 1. / Kampfgeschwader 27
Awarded on: June 17th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Feldwebel
Unit: Flugzeugführer 14. / Kampfgeschwader 27 "Boelcke"
Awarded on: April 17th, 1945
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR KAMPFFLIEGER IN GOLD
 
     
KRIMSCHILD (STIFTUNGS AUSFÜHRING)
 
     
FLIEGERSCHUTZENABZEICHEN FUR BORDSCHUTZEN UND BORDMECHANIKER
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Axis Biographical Research
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