KUPFER, Ernst  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kupfer, Ernst
Date of birth: July 2nd, 1907 (Coburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:  November 6th, 1943 (Kilkis, Greece)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Ernst Kupfer died in an aicraft accident on 6th November 1943. He achieved a total of 636 sorties.
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Staffelkapitän 7. / Stukageschwader 2 „Immelmann“
Awarded on: November 23rd, 1941
Details: 375th Award.
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Major
Unit: II. / Stuka-Geschwader 2
Awarded on: October 15th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur II. / Stukageschwader 2 „Immelmann“
Awarded on: January 8th, 1943
Details: 173rd Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB UND SCHWERTERN
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Oberst in der Dienststellung des Generals der Schlachtflieger
Awarded on: April 11th, 1944
Action: For his services as Kommodore of the Schlachtgeschwader 2 „Immelmann.
Details: 62nd Award.
Awarde posthumous.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
VOENEN ORDEN "ZA HRABROST" IV STEPEN, 1 KLAS
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- 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 History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
   
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