Günther Lützow - Lost without trace

Chris Goss profiles the Luftwaffe pilot Günther Lützow, who having survived the Spanish Civil War, lost his life just two weeks before the close of World War Two

Günther Lützow was born in Kiel, northern Germany on September 4, 1912 – the son of Admiral Friedrich and Hildegard Lützow – and was the third of five children. His father had joined the German Imperial Navy as a cadet in 1899 and during World War One served with distinction on warships, including taking charge of the small cruiser Hamburg and submarines. By the end of the war he was leading U-Flotille Pola (U-boat Flotilla Pola).

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