Meimberg, Julius

Date of birth:
January 11th, 1917 (Münster/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 17th, 2012 (Münster/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
11. / Jagdgeschwader 2
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Jagdgeschwader 53
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his wartime successes up to that point. By the end of the war these amounted to about 250 sorties flown, during which he achieved 53 aerial victories in the West.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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