PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Steen, Ernst-Siegfried
Date of birth: September 29th, 1912 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:  September 23rd, 1941 (Kronstadt/Leningrad Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2. "Immelmann"
Awarded on: September 15th, 1939
Action: Received for his part in the fightings in Poland.
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2. "Immelmann"
Awarded on: October 1st, 1939
Details: Nr. 2218.
 
     
SPANGE ZUR MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2. "Immelmann"
Awarded on: October 1st, 1939
Details: The "spange" was awarded simultaniously with the medal as Nr. 2218
 
     
ZA OBRANU SLOVENSKA JAVORINA ORAVA
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Staffelkapitän III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on: March 14th, 1940
Action: Received for two months acting with III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 from Slovakia during the campaign in Poland. Only two sorties were flown.
Details: The wearing of the decorations was recognized by the German authorities on 21st August 1940.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: 2. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 76
Awarded on: May 28th, 1940
Action: Received for his part in the fightings in the West.
 
     
PILOTS BADGE
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Sturzkampfgeschwader 3
Awarded on: May 1st, 1941
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR KAMPFFLIEGER IN SILBER
Awarded on: May 1941
 
     
FRONTFLUGSPANGE FÜR KAMPFFLIEGER IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: 1. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2. "Immelmann"
Awarded on: July 3rd, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur III. / Stukageschwader 2 "Immelmann"
Awarded on: October 17th, 1941
Details: Awarded posthumously.
 
     
GOLDENEN BUCH DER FLIEGER
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: III. / Sturzkampfgeschwader 2. "Immelmann"
Awarded on: January 15th, 1942
 
     
FLUGZEUGFÜHRERABZEICHEN
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - 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., Hauptmann Ernst-Siegfried Steen - Ritterkreuzträger im "Goldenen Buch der Flieger", pagina 217-225, Militaria magazine 6/2008, November-Dezember 2008, 31.Jahrgang, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, ISSN 0724-3529
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