Johannes Fink

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Johannes Fink
Born (1895-03-28)28 March 1895
Pfullingen
Died 1 June 1981(1981-06-01) (aged 86)
Pfullingen
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer
Reichswehr
Luftwaffe
Years of service 1914–1945
Rank General der Flieger
Commands held Kampfgeschwader 2
2. Flieger-Division
2nd Air Corps
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johannes Fink (28 March 1895  – 1 June 1981) was a German general (General der Flieger) in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He became a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Fink was surrendered to the British troops in April 1945 and was released in 1948.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 151.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 113.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of Kampfgeschwader 2
1 May 1939 – 20 October 1940
Succeeded by
Oberst Herbert Rieckhoff
Preceded by
General der Flieger Stefan Fröhlich
Commander of 2. Flieger-Division
1 November 1942 – 10 February 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans Korte
Preceded by
Generalleutant Kurt Kleinrath
Commander of II. Fliegerkorps
1 December 1944 – January 1945
Succeeded by
General der Flieger Stefan Fröhlich