Knight's Cross Holders Identification

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by mkrivchenko » 02 Dec 2019 09:37

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@22 - Id: Admiral Kurt Fricke

from Fotoalben vom Kompanieführer des Infanterie-Regiments 73
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@23

from Fotoalben vom Kompanieführer des Infanterie-Regiments 73
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@24 Id: Gustav Schmidt
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 02 Dec 2019 15:36

@24 Gustav Schmidt

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Andrey » 02 Dec 2019 18:04

Hi,

Page 1154, Photo @22 is Admiral Kurt Fricke.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by mkrivchenko » 02 Dec 2019 19:14

The funeral of Rudolf Schmundt...who rkt mit Ärmelband "Großdeutschland" 01.10.1944
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@55 - Id: Wilhelm Berg

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by LaSi69 » 02 Dec 2019 23:18

@55 - looks like Wilhelm Berg
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 03 Dec 2019 14:37

In the picture of Ernst Udet funeral posted by mkrivchenko on page 1153, who is the Heer general behind Göring? Based on his rangstern, looks like his rank is General der...
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Andyzor » 03 Dec 2019 20:58

Hello, pls help to recognize. Thank you.
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Bern Wimmera » 04 Dec 2019 03:07

Ref. Post #17303 Hello, Could this General be Gen. Georg Thomas? Thanks

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 04 Dec 2019 03:50

Bern Wimmera wrote:
04 Dec 2019 03:07
Ref. Post #17303 Hello, Could this General be Gen. Georg Thomas? Thanks
Based on his facial fixture, his position and ranks at that time, I believe it is him.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Sinjoorke » 04 Dec 2019 10:11

This page, post 17304, pic. img 412q.jpg - Maj. Ulrich Frhr. von Canstein.
Page 1153, post 17288, pic.@36 - Correct spelling is Przyklenk.
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by graveland » 04 Dec 2019 15:56

AlifRafikKhan wrote:
04 Dec 2019 03:50
Bern Wimmera wrote:
04 Dec 2019 03:07
Ref. Post #17303 Hello, Could this General be Gen. Georg Thomas? Thanks
Based on his facial fixture, his position and ranks at that time, I believe it is him.
To me it is NOT Georg Thomas.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by mkrivchenko » 04 Dec 2019 19:14

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@33 - Id: Maj. Friedrich-Wilhelm Knuth

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@30 - Id: Maj. Paul Spier

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Sinjoorke » 04 Dec 2019 22:31

@33 - Maj. Friedrich-Wilhelm Knuth.
@30 - Maj. Paul Spier.
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Someone from Kharkov » 05 Dec 2019 02:32

Sinjoorke wrote:
04 Dec 2019 10:11
This page, post 17304, pic. img 412q.jpg - Maj. Ulrich Frhr. von Canstein.
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AFAIK von Canstein got RK as Kdr of GR 220 so had to wear white Waffenfarbe, meanwhile we can see rather red. And the jacket gives idea about Sturmartillerie...

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Identification

Post by Sinjoorke » 05 Dec 2019 13:27

Someone from Kharkov wrote:
05 Dec 2019 02:32
Sinjoorke wrote:
04 Dec 2019 10:11
This page, post 17304, pic. img 412q.jpg - Maj. Ulrich Frhr. von Canstein.
Regards,
Hugo.
AFAIK von Canstein got RK as Kdr of GR 220 so had to wear white Waffenfarbe, meanwhile we can see rather red. And the jacket gives idea about Sturmartillerie...
That's correct. But this pic. is part of a bigger pic. that was taken at the surrender of Bremen to the Britisch troops on 8 may '45.
At that time he was an Obst. and commander of Cavalry Rgt.41.
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