Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

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Re: Manfred Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by Stauffenberg II » 21 Aug 2018 09:02

iggy88 wrote:
21 Aug 2018 07:39
According to HPA PV: Strachwitz (Kdr., I./Panzer-Regiment 2) was named Kdr., Panzer-Abteilung A mit Wirkung vom 06 Aug 1940. (NARA T77 R942)
Hi Iggy88,

this is Manfred Graf Strachwitz von Großzauche und Camminetz.

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Re: Manfred Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by Rossano » 21 Aug 2018 09:17

Todd
Not Hyazinth but Manfred was Kdr. Pz.Abt. A !
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Re: Manfred Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 21 Aug 2018 15:20

Rossano wrote:
21 Aug 2018 09:17
Todd
Not Hyazinth but Manfred was Kdr. Pz.Abt. A !
Rossano
I stand corrected. The HPA PV that I referenced has Strachwitz, "Kdr.d.I.Abt.Pz.Rgt.2", being named "Kdr.d.Pz.Abt.A". Since Hyazinth was Kdr., I./Pz.Rgt. 2 at this time (note above biographies posted by askropp and Dieter), I believed that it was him.
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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by Rossano » 21 Aug 2018 18:56

Hello Todd
Manfred' s Karteikarte reads first im Pz.Rgt. 2 then Kdr. Pz.Abt. A !
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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 21 Aug 2018 19:22

OK. But, that still doesn't address the issue of whether Hyazinth commanded I./Pz.Rgt. 2 as stated in the above biographies or not? Were he and Manfred both in Pz.Rgt. 2 at the same time?

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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by Stauffenberg II » 21 Aug 2018 19:49

Yes, Manfred being an active officer with a preferred promo in 1933 and Hyazinth from the Army Reserves. They served in the same regiment with Manfred becoming Kdr. I./PzR 2 from 10.11.1938 on until being appointed Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. A, being succeded by Hyazinth.

Btw: Does the Personalveränderungen give the name of Tauchpanzerabt. B, C and D too?

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Kommandeure Tauchpanzer-Abteilungen

Post by iggy88 » 21 Aug 2018 19:57

Thank you for clearing this up. Here is the additional info you requested (from the same HPA PV).
Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. B: Maj. Teege (Kdr.d.Pz.Abt.i.Rgt.(mot) 900)
Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. C: Maj. Ritter Edler von Peter (Kdr.d.I.Abt.Pz.Rgt.5)
Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. D: Maj. von Zeschau (i.St.d.8.Pz.Brig.)
All mit Wirkung vom 06 Aug 1940

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Re: Kommandeure Tauchpanzer-Abteilungen

Post by Stauffenberg II » 21 Aug 2018 19:58

This is what I call an outstanding info!!

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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 21 Aug 2018 21:37

From HPA promotions list: Hyazinth was promoted Major der Reserve mit Wirkung vom 01 Jul 1940 (unter Vorbehalt der Festsetzung der Ordungsnummer zum Rangdienstalter). (NARA T77 R942)

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Re: Kommandeure Tauchpanzer-Abteilungen

Post by Stauffenberg II » 22 Aug 2018 10:58

iggy88 wrote:
21 Aug 2018 19:57
Thank you for clearing this up. Here is the additional info you requested (from the same HPA PV).
Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. B: Maj. Teege (Kdr.d.Pz.Abt.i.Rgt.(mot) 900)
Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. C: Maj. Ritter Edler von Peter (Kdr.d.I.Abt.Pz.Rgt.5)
Kdr. Tauchpanzerabt. D: Maj. von Zeschau (i.St.d.8.Pz.Brig.)
All mit Wirkung vom 06 Aug 1940
You have cleared up the Commanders of Tauchpanzer A - D. The only change until Barbarossa (1941) was that Schneider-Kostalski took over C (later III/PzR 6) and Peter was transferred to PzR 36 as Kdr. I. Abt.

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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 08 Oct 2018 02:49

Here is a clipping of a hand-written note referring to Strachwitz added to the 27 Feb 1944 (21.30 Uhr) entry of the KTB of Armeegruppe Narwa. Although I am unable to decipher the entire note, it appears to read "Oberst Graf Strachwitz (mit?) der Führung der Panzer im Abschnitt der Gruppe Berlin beauftragt." If anyone would be able to further decipher the note, I would be most appreciative.
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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 08 Oct 2018 20:14

Thank you, Dieter. I still find it difficult to read some hand-written German.

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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 04 Apr 2019 04:17

From KTB Armeegruppe Narwa: "17,50 Uhr. Oberst Graf v. Strachwitz ist von Herrn Gen.Oberst Model als ‚Kampfkommandant Narwa‘ eingesetzt und hat sich beim III. SS-Pz.K. zu melden.“ (10 Mar 1944)
Ferngespräch Armeegruppe Narwa with Heeresgruppe Nord on 18 Mar 1944 (17,13 Uhr): "Armeegruppe beantragt, Oberst v. Strachwitz von seiner jetzigen Aufgabe als Kampfkommandant von Narwa zu entbinden. Vorschlag der Armeegruppe: Verwendung als Inspekteur der Panzerwaffe im Armee-Gruppen-Bereich.“
There is no indication in the KTB of the response from the Heeresgruppe to this recommendation from Armeegruppe Narwa.

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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by iggy88 » 05 Jun 2019 04:46

According to the HPA PV of 25 Sep 1941, Strachwitz received a new RDA as Maj. d.R. of 01 Jul 1939 (24).

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Re: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 02 Aug 2020 05:48

Hi, what is the Oberleutnant der Reserve promotion date of Strachwitz?

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