Junck, Werner, born 28-11-1895 in Magdeburg, joined the Army as a war volunteer, age 19, in the 4th
Field Artillery Regiment. He was wounded in hospital from 11-10-1915 until 21-12-1915 and started a pilot training
on 12-03-1916. He ended the war as the leader of the 8th
Fighter Squadron and retired on 31-05-1923. He reactivated in Hermann Goering´s
(did you know
) (see Goering-Fock
and (Goering Peter
on 01-07-1934. At the beginning of World War II he was Inspector of Fighters to 04-06-1940. He was Fighter Leader 3 until 30-04-1941 and Leader of Special Command Junck, to 01-08-1941, Fighter Leader Deutsche Bucht to 31-03-1941 and Commander of Fighter Division Centre until 30-05-1942. Appointed to Commander
of the 3rd
Fighter Division to 08-09-1943, 3rd
Jagd Division was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe. It was formed 01-05-1942 in Metz. The Division was redesignated 4th
Jagd Division on 15-09-1943 were he succeeded Generalleutnant Joachim-Friedrich Huth
, and reformed 15-09-1943 in Deelen from 1st
Jagd Division, under Oberst Gunther Lützow
. Lützow, flying the Me 262 jet fighter for General der Flieger, Adolf “Dolfo” Galland´s
, nicknamed “Der Galland Zirkus” or “The Galland Circus”,
was posted missing on 24-04-1945 while attempting to intercept a USAAF B-26 Marauder raid near Donauwörth, age 32, his body was never recovered. Detached into the Service Area of Air Fleet 3 until 14-10-1943 as a Generalmajor. Assigned as Commanding General of the II Fighter Corps to 30-06-1944 and landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler
) (did you know
) (see William Patrick Hitler
to 31-12-1944, promoted on 01-12-1944 as Generalleutnant. The youngest Generalleutnant in WWII, with 36, was Theodor Tolsdorff.
Death and burial ground of Junck, Werner.
Werner Junck was then retired on 31-12-1944 and lived in Munich where he at the old age of 80 died, on 06-08-1976. Buried on the Waldfriedhof of Munich, but his gravestone is removed. On this cemetery are also buried the next persons, Generalleutnant der Artillerie, Commander of the Troops Exercise Grounds in Maria ter Heide, Heinrich Curtze
, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur Wehrmacht Operaties Staff, Ernst Detleffsen
, Franz Ritter von Epp
, Generalmajor der Kavallerie, Staff of the Inspector of Land Fortifications West, Gero von Gersdorf
, Oberst der Wehrmacht, Highest German Commander on D-Day, Normandy, Ernst Goth
, SS Obergruppenführer, Kommandeur General II SS Panzerkorps, Paul Hausser
, SS Obersturmführer, Chef 1./SS Pz Grenadier Regiment 38 “Goetz von Berlichingen”, Bruno Hinz
, Generaloberst der Flakartillerie, Günther Rüdel
, Generalmajor der Flieger, Commander of the Air Defend Division, Max Ibel
, aircraft designer, Hugo Junkers
, General der Panzertruppe, Kommandeur der 4th Panzerdivision , Dietrich von Saucken
, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur Luftregio Truppe 3, Ernst Weber
, the bearer of the Nazi blood flag SS Standartenführer, Jakob Grimminger
, the scientist Werner Heisenberg
, Generalmajor der Gebirgstruppe, Kommandeur der Jäger Regiment 100, Otto Schury
, Goering’s second wife, Emmy Goering Sonnemann
and the famous film maker Leni Riefenstahl.
“Triumpf of the Will”, the film chronicles the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg.
Cemetery location of Junck, Werner.