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coburg22 wrote:Nice photo but my answer is just a guess, was it because he was Reich Organization Leader? It makes me wonder who had real control of the Volkssturm? Himmler was C-in-C of the Replacement Army which may have incorporated the Volkssturm or was the Volkssturm under the control of Goebbels as Reich Pleipotentiary of Total War and/or Reichsleiter Martin Bormann?
Michael Miller wrote:Wien, November 1944: Another shot of Ley wearing the Deutscher Volkssturm Wehrmacht armband (NARA photo - see http://elektra.bsb-muenchen.de/servlet/ ... 6EC8FB7F50 for details).
Michael Miller wrote:Thanks very much for an outstanding ID job. "Karpov" and "reliable" are synonymous in my mind.
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