Julius Meimberg, German soldier and pilot (b. 1917) died on January 17, 2012.

Julius Meimberg was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. In the 1960s he invented an open-end spinning device and received patents in the US and Germany for it. In 2001 he received the Rudolf-Diesel-Medaille.

Julius Meimberg, German soldier and pilot (b. 1917) died on January 17, 2012.

January 17, 2012

Julius Meimberg was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. In the 1960s he invented an open-end spinning device and received patents in the US and Germany for it. In 2001 he received the Rudolf-Diesel-Medaille.