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Herbert Hampe

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Name  Herbert Hampe
Service/branch  Luftwaffe
Unit  Kampfgeschwader 3
Years of service  ?–1945
Died  1999, Dortmund, Germany
Rank  Oberfeldwebel
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Battles/wars  Spanish Civil War World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Battle of Britain Invasion of Yugoslavia Battle of Crete Eastern Front
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Spanish Civil War, Invasion of Poland

Herbert Hampe (10 October 1913 – 13 September 1999) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

  • Aviator badge
  • Front Flying Clasp of the Luftwaffe in Gold with "500" Pennant
  • Medal for the Campaign of 1936−1939 (Spain, 8 September 1939)
  • Spanish Cross in Gold with Swords (8 September 1939)
  • Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (1 July 1941)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (21 September 1939)
  • 1st Class (25 April 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold (27 July 1942)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 5 April 1944 as Oberfeldwebel and pilot in the II./Kampfgeschwader 3 "Lutzow"
  • Armelband Kreta
  • References

    Herbert Hampe Wikipedia


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