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Simsch, Siegfried

Date of birth:
September 6th, 1913 (Posen/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
June 8th, 1944 (near Rennes/Britanny, France)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Siegfried Simsch was killed on 8th June 1944, when he was shot down near Rennes. At that moment he was Kommandeur I. / Jagdgeschwader 11 with the rank of Hauptmann.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 5. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1941
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 5. / Jagdgeschwader 52
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Norbert Beyerlein sammlung
  • - 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.D., Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg, Studien zur Geschichte der Auszeichnungen, Band 6, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2008, ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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