PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Lemke, Siegfried
Date of birth: April 7th, 1921 (Schievelbein/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:  December 18th, 1995
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
On 23rd June 1944 Siegfried Lemke became Kommandeur, III. / Jagdgeschwader 2. He flew over 325 combat missions in FW-190s and scored 70 aerial victories including 21 four-motors, 2 B-26 Marauders, 1 B-25 Mitchell and 1 Soviet Jak-9. He was recommended for the Oakleaves.
     
LUFTWAFFE EHRENPOKALE FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IM LUFTKRIEG
Rank: Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel
Unit: Flugzeugführer I. / Jagdgeschwader 2
Awarded on: March 31st, 1944
Details: Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on 8th May 1944.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel
Unit: 1. / Jagdgeschwader 2
Awarded on: April 3rd, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelführer 1. / Jagdgeschwader 2 "Richthofen"
Awarded on: June 14th, 1944
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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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
- 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
- Aces of the Luftwaffe
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