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Einar Lundborg

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Buried at  Linkoping, Sweden
Years of service  1914–1931
Rank  Captain
Name  Einar Lundborg
Books  The Arctic rescue
Role  Aviator

Einar Lundborg
Born  April 5, 1896 Calcutta, India (1896-04-05)
Battles/wars  Finnish Civil War Estonian War of Independence
Died  January 27, 1931, Malmslatt, Sweden
Awards  Cross of Liberty, Order of the Cross of Liberty
Battles and wars  Finnish Civil War, Estonian War of Independence

Place of burial  Linkoping, Sweden

Einar Lundborg (April 5, 1896 – January 27, 1931) was a Swedish aviator.


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Einar Lundborg Image of ARCTIC RESCUE TEAM 1928 Swedish Aviator Einar Lundborg

He was born on April 5, 1896.

In 1928 he rescued Umberto Nobile after Nobile's airship crash on the ice north of Spitsbergen. He was later promoted to captain in the Swedish Air Force.

Before joining the airforce, Lundborg participated in the Finnish Civil War in 1918 and in the Estonian War of Independence in 1919–1920.

Lundborg was killed during a test flight of the Jaktfalken airplane at Malmslätt in 1931. He was survived by his wife Margareta, née Malmberg (1900–1981). He is buried in Linköping, Sweden.

Honours and awards

Estonian War of Independence
  • Cross of Liberty 3rd class II phase (August 17, 1920)
  • Estonia's war memorial
  • Finnish War
  • Cross of Liberty Class III with Swords and Class IV with Swords(Finland)
  • Order of the White Rose of Finland, Commander 2nd class
  • Finnish gallantry medal, Phase II
  • Swedish Brigadier gallantry medal
  • Medal of Tampere
  • Russian Army in the Northwest
  • Order of St. Vladimir, 4th class with Swords
  • Order of St. Anna, 3rd class with Swords
  • German Army
  • Iron Cross, I and II Classes
  • References

    Einar Lundborg Wikipedia

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