Siegfried Engfer

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Siegfried Engfer
Born 27 April 1915
Neuhof, Germany
Died April 1946 (age 30 or 31)
Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer (1935–1937)
Luftwaffe (1937–1945)
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit JG 3
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Siegfried Engfer (27 April 1915 – April 1946) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Siegfried Engfer was credited with 58 victories, in over 348 missions.

Engfer went missing on a train journey from Vienna to Munich in April 1946.[1]

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Citations
  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 296.
  2. ^ Patzwall 2008, p. 73.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 146.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. (2008). Der Ehrenpokal für besondere Leistung im Luftkrieg [The Honor Goblet for Outstanding Achievement in the Air War] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-08-3. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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